Reviews: Books and Magazines

 

Fletcher of the Bounty – Graeme Lay

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Fletcher of the Bounty by Graeme Lay is a must-read for fans of sea-faring adventures, life in the late 18th century, and the history and culture of the Pacific Islands. Read the full review »

I can’t Sleep! Written by Stephanie Blake

i-cant-sleep by Stephanie Blake

I Can’t Sleep written by Stephanie Blake is a sweet story about Simon and his little brother.

Simon’s little brother can’t sleep without his special blanket. Simon has to find his brave to solve the problem, and help his little brother out. Read the full review »

Soda Pop by Barbro Lindgren and Illustrated by Lisen AdbĂĄge

Soda Pop by barbro lindgren review

Soda Pop by Barbro Lindgren is a classic Swedish children’s novel that is an absurd tale from a world where anything can happen. The main characters are a father, a son, a giraffe and a bunch of hotdog-eating tigers. I know right!?! Read the full review »

Feel a Little – Little poems about big feelings

Feel A Little

Feel a Little written by Jenny Palmer and Illustrated by Evie Kemp is a beautifully designed book created to help and encourage kids to recognise their emotions. The book is made up of 14 poems and illustrations, each based on a different emotion. Read the full review »

Supertato run, veggies, run! Written by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

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Supertato Run, Veggies, Run! is written by Sue Hendra. It’s sports day in the supermarket and all the veggies are in training. Everyone has been practising hard and is ready and raring to go… Read the full review »

Where’s my jumper? Written by Nicola Slater

Where's my jumper? written by Nicola slater

Where’s my jumper? by Nicola Slater is a picture book about a character called Rudy who has lost his jumper. The story takes the reader on a journey with Rudy in search of his jumper. Read the full review »

BabyCues

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BabyCues is one of those books that comes along and makes you think, ‘if only this was around when we had our first child.’ Read the full review »

The Kiwi Guide to Potty Training

Ultimate Parenting Guide to Potty Training

This is a really comprehensive guide to potty training in ebook form by Kiwi Families.

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Bruce wants to go faster

Bruce wants to go faster

Bruce wants to go faster by Dreydon Sobanja is another great installation from the awesome ‘Inspirational Kiwis’ range of books.

This is an inspirational story for children about the great New Zealand motor racing legend, and founder of the McLaren Racing Team, Bruce McLaren.
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Speed King – Burt Munro, the World’s Fastest Indian

Speed King

Speed King by David Hill is the story of Burt Munro who broke world records with his Indian motorbike on the Bonneville Salt Flats in the USA.

Made a household name in the biopic movie The World’s Fastest Indian, Burt Munro is the quintessential Kiwi tinkerer. His number 8 wire mentality won hearts and minds with the racing fraternity in the States when he arrived in 1956. Read the full review »

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