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Book lists for 2016

 

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Titles reviewed in Issue 1, 2016:

The Eagle Inside - cover
 

The Eagle Inside

by Jack Manning Bancroft

illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft

Little Hare Books

ISBN: 9781742974699

Reviewed in Countdown 1, 2016.

The Bad Guys Ep1 cover

 

The Bad Guys

by Aaron Blabey

Scholastic Australia

ISBN: 9781760150426

Reviewed in Blast Off 1, 2016.

Run Pip Run - cover

 

 

Run, Pip, Run

by J C Jones

illustrated by Serena Geddes

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743319222

Reviewed in Orbit 1, 2016.

Mixed-up Files of Mrs Basil Frankweiler

 

 

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

by EL Konigsburg

Pushkin Children's Books

ISBN: 9781782690719

Reviewed in Touchdown 1, 2016.

 

Titles reviewed in Issue 7, 2015:

Daisy Saves the Day cover

 

Daisy Saves The Day

by Shirley Hughes

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406348996

Reviewed in Countdown 7, 2015.

Found and Made cover

 

 

Found and Made: The Art of Upcycling

by Lisa Holzl

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781922179098

Reviewed in Blast Off 7, 2015.

How to Build a Human Body cover

 

 

How to Build a Human Body

by Tom Jackson

Omnibus | Scholastic

ISBN: 9781407137377

Reviewed in Orbit 7, 2015.

True or False? cover

 

 

True or False?

by Andrea Mills

Dorling Kindersley

ISBN: 9781409347958

Reviewed in Touchdown 7, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 6, 2015:

Silly Birds cover

Silly Birds

by Gregg Dreise

Magabala books

ISBN: 9781922142993

Reviewed in Countdown 6, 2015.

Before After cover

 

 

Before After

by Anne-Margot Ramstein and Matthias Aregui

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406357936

Reviewed in Blast Off 6, 2015.

Awful auntie cover

 

 

 

Awful Auntie

by David Walliams

HarperCollins Children's Books

ISBN: 9780007453610

Reviewed in Orbit 6, 2015.

the Thickety A Path Begins cover

 

 

The Thickety: A Path Begins

by J A White

Katherine Tegan Books

ISBN: 9780062257246

Reviewed in Touchdown 6, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 5, 2015:

My Funny Family Moves House

 

 

 

My Funny Family Moves House

by Chris Higgins

Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444918410

Reviewed in Countdown 5, 2015.

The Last King of Angkor Wat

 

The Last King of Angkor Wat

by Graeme Base

Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 9780670077151

Reviewed in Blast Off 5, 2015.

The Duck and the Darklings cover

 

 

 

The Duck and the Darklings

by Glenda Millard

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743312612

Reviewed in Orbit 5, 2015.

Paruku, the desert brumby cover

 

 

 

Paruku, The Desert Brumby

by Jesse Blackadder

ABC Books

ISBN: 9780733331794

Reviewed in Touchdown 5, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 4, 2015:

The Letterbox Cat and other poems cover

 

 

 

The Letterbox Cat & Other Poems

by Paula Green

Scholastic Australia

ISBN: 9781775432234

Reviewed in Countdown 4, 2015.

Tashi and the wicked magician cover

 

Tashi and the Wicked Magician and Other Stories

by Anna Fienberg and Barbara Fienberg

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743315088

Reviewed in Blast Off 4, 2015.

The Billy That Died with its Boots on cover

 

The Billy That Died With Its Boots On and Other Australian Verse

by Stephen Whiteside

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781922077431

Reviewed in Orbit 4, 2015.

Book by John Agard

 

 

 

Book

by John Agard

Walker Books

ISBN: 9780744544787

Reviewed in Touchdown 4, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 3, 2015:

Meet the ANZACS

Meet the ANZACS

by Claire Saxby

Random House Australia

ISBN: 9780857981929

Reviewed in Countdown 3, 2015.

Once a Shepherd

 

Once a Shepherd

by Glenda Millard

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781921720628

Reviewed in Blast Off 3, 2015.

The Soldier's Gift

The Soldier's Gift

by Tony Palmer

Penguin Group

ISBN: 9780670077571

Reviewed in Orbit 3, 2015.

The Beach they Called Gallipoli

 

The Beach They Called Gallipoli

by Jackie French

HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 9780732292263

Reviewed in Touchdown 3, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 2, 2015:

One Rule for Jack

 

 

 

One Rule For Jack

by Sally Morgan

Omnibus / Scholastic Australia

ISBN: 9781742990330

Reviewed in Countdown 2, 2015.

Our Village in the Sky

 

Our Village in the Sky

by Janeen Brian

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743318140

Reviewed in Blast Off 2, 2015.

Night Sky Dragons

 

 

Night Sky Dragons

by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406309850

Reviewed in Orbit 2, 2015.

Messenger The Legend of Joan of Arc

 

 

Messenger The Legend of Joan of Arc

by Tony Lee

Walker Books

ISBN: 978140633

Reviewed in Touchdown 2, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 1, 2015:

Send for a Superhero

 

 

Send For A Superhero

by Michael Rosen

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406327090

Reviewed in Countdown 1, 2015.

The Enchanted Wood

 

 

 

The Enchanted Wood

by Enid Blyton

Egmont Press

ISBN: 9781405272193

 

Reviewed in Blast Off 1, 2015.

Rivertime

Rivertime

by Trace Balla

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743316337

Reviewed in Orbit 1, 2015.

Monkey and Me

 

 

 

Monkey and Me

by David Gilman

Penguin Group

ISBN: 9780143308232

Reviewed in Touchdown 1, 2015.

Titles reviewed in Issue 10, 2014:

Definitely No Ducks

Definitely No Ducks!

by Meg McKinlay

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781921977855

Reviewed in Countdown 10, 2014.

Muddleheaded Wombat

The Muddleheaded Wombat

by Ruth Park

HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: 9780732284367

Reviewed in Blast Off 10, 2014.

Creatures of Magic

Ceatures of Magic

by Maree Fenton-Smith

Walker Books Australia

ISBN: 9781922077738

Reviewed in Orbit 10, 2014.

Just So Stories

Just So Stories

by Rudyard Kipling

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781922077493

Reviewed in Touchdown 10, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 9, 2014:

The Matchbox Diary

The Matchbox Diary

by Paul Fleischman

Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763646011

Reviewed in Countdown 9, 2014.

Emil and the Detectives

Emil and the Detectives

by Erich Kastner

Vintage Books

ISBN: 9780099572848

Reviewed in Blast Off 9, 2014.

That Boy Jack

That Boy, Jack

by Janeen Brian

Walker Books Australia

ISBN: 9781922179005

Reviewed in Orbit 9, 2014.

Flora and Ulysses

Flora & Ulysses

by Date DiCamillo

Candlewick Press

Reviewed in Touchdown 9, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 8, 2014:

the Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno

The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta): The Perplexing Pineapple

by Ursula Dubosarsky

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743312575

Reviewed in Countdown 8, 2014.

Journey by Aaron Becker

Journey

by Aaron Becker

Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763660536

Reviewed in Blast Off 8, 2014.

East of the Sun West of the Moon

East of the Sun, West of the Moon

by Jackie Morris

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781847802941

Reviewed in Orbit 8, 2014.

Architecture according to pigeons

Architecture According to Pigeons

by Speck Lee Tailfeather

Phaidon Press Limited

ISBN: 9780714863535

Reviewed in Touchdown 8, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 7, 2014:

Car-Sized Crabs and other Animal Giants

Car-Sized Crabs and other Animal Giants

by Anna Claybourne

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408181836

Reviewed in Countdown 7, 2014.

The Animal Book

The Animal Book

by David Burnie

Dorling Kindersley Limited

ISBN: 9781409323495

Reviewed in Blast Off 7, 2014.

Fortuantely the Milk ...

Fortunately the Milk ...

by Neil Gaiman

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408841761

Reviewed in Orbit 7, 2014.

Ice Breaker

Ice Breaker

by Lian Tanner

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743314340

Reviewed in Touchdown 7, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 6, 2014:

Standing in for Lincoln Green by David Mackintosh

 

Standing in for Lincoln Green

by David Mackintosh

HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780007463022

Reviewed in Countdown 6, 2014.

Vile Visitors

Vile Visitors

by David Burnie

Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409323495

Reviewed in Blast Off 6, 2014.

The Great Ice-cream Heist

The Great Ice-Cream Heist

by Elen Caldecott

Bloomsbury

ISBN: 9781408820506

Reviewed in Orbit 6, 2014.

Jandamarra

Media feature heading

by Mark Greenwood

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742375700

Reviewed in Touchdown 6, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 5, 2014:

Desmond and the very mean word cover

Desmond and the Very Mean Word

by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Calton Abrams

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406343915

Reviewed in Countdown 5, 2014.

Chook Chook



 

Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City

by Wai Chim

University of Queensland Press

ISBN: 9780702249754

Reviewed in Blast Off 5, 2014.

China: Everything you ever wanted to know

China: Everything you ever wanted to know

by Scott Forbes

Lonely Planet Publications

ISBN: 9781743214268

Reviewed in Orbit 5, 2014.

A very peculiar plague




 

A Very Peculiar Plague

by Catherine Jinks

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743313053

Reviewed in Touchdown 5, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 4, 2014:

Once Tashi met a dragon

Once Tashi Met a Dragon

by Anna Fienberg and Barbara Fienberg

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741758870

Reviewed in Countdown 4, 2014.

Book Uncle and Me
 

Book Uncle and Me

by Uma Krishnaswami

Scholastic Australia 2013

ISBN: 9781742836720

Reviewed in Blast Off 4, 2014.

Extra time

Extra Time

by Morris Gleitzman

Penguin Group (Australia)

ISBN: 9780143307754

Reviewed in Orbit 4, 2014.

A River of Stories

A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from across the Commonwealth

compiled by Alice Curry

Commonwealth Education Trust Books

ISBN: 9780956929938

Reviewed in Touchdown 4, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 3, 2014:

The Fair Dinkum War

The Fair Dinkum War

by David Cox

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741758870

Reviewed in Countdown 3, 2014.

The Treasure Box

The Treasure Box

by Margaret Wild

Penguin Group

ISBN: 9780670073658

Reviewed in Blast Off 3, 2014.

The Day My Father Became a Bush

The Day My Father Became a Bush

by Joke van Leeuwen

Gecko Press

ISBN: 9781877579165

Reviewed in Orbit 3, 2014.

Light Horse Boy

Light Horse Boy

by Dianne Wolfer

Freemantle Press

ISBN: 9781922089137

Reviewed in Touchdown 3, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 2, 2014:

Meet...Captain Cook

Meet...Captain Cook

by Rae Murdie

Random House Australia

ISBN: 9780857980175

Reviewed in Countdown 2, 2014.

Mysterious Traveller

Mysterious Traveller

by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406337075

Reviewed in Blast Off 2, 2014.

Tuesdays at the Castle

Tuesdays at the Castle

by Jessica Day George

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408831984

Reviewed in Orbit 2, 2014.

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

by Joan Aiken

Random House

ISBN: 9780099572879

Reviewed in Touchdown 2, 2014.

Titles reviewed in Issue 1, 2014:

The No 1 car spotter and the firebird

The No 1 Car Spotter and the Firebird

by Atinuke

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406320787

Reviewed in Countdown 1, 2014.

Wolf and Dog

Wolf and Dog

by Sylvia Vanden Heede

Gecko Press

ISBN: 9781877579387

Reviewed in Blast Off 1, 2014.

Timmy Failure

Timmy Failure Mistakes Were Made

by Stephan Pastis

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406339802

Reviewed in Orbit 1, 2014.

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

by Kirsty Murray

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743317020

Reviewed in Touchdown 1, 2014.

 

Titles reviewed in Issue 10, 2013:

Rainbow Street Pets

Rainbow Street Pets

by Wendy Orr

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742379081

Reviewed in Countdown 10, 2013.

Fizzlebert Stump

Fizzlebert Stump the boy who ran away from the Circus (and joined the Library)

by AF Harold

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408830031

Reviewed in Blast Off 10, 2013.

The unforgotten coat

The Unforgotten Coat

by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Walker Books Aust

ISBN: 9781406341546

Reviewed in Orbit 10, 2013.

Once upon a slime

Once upon a slime

by Andy Griffiths

Pan MacMillan

ISBN: 9781742612096

Reviewed in Touchdown 10, 2013.

 

Titles reviewed in Issue 9, 2013:

Piratical Rumbustification

The Great Piratical Rumbustification

by Margaret Mahy

Orion Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444005448

Reviewed in Countdown 9, 2013.

wolfie

Wolfie

by Emms Barnes

Strident Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781905537273

Reviewed in Blast Off 9, 2013.

Maddy West

Maddy West and the Tongue Taker

by Brian Falkner

Walker Books Australia

ISBN: 9781921977671

Reviewed in Orbit 9, 2013.

Fog a Dox

Fog a Dox

by Bruce Pascoe

Magabala Books

ISBN: 9781921248559

Reviewed in Touchdown 9, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 8, 2013:

Flying Books

The fantastic flying books of Mr Morris Lessmore

by William Joyce

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Reviewed in Countdown 8, 2013.

Goal

Give us a goal!

by Paul Cookson

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781847803412

Reviewed in Blast Off 8, 2013.

The Ghost at the Point

The ghost at the point

by Charlotte Calder

Walker Books Australia

ISBN: 9781921977732

Reviewed in Orbit 8, 2013.

Liar and spy

Liar & spy

by Rebecca Stead

Text Publishing

ISBN: 9781921922947

Reviewed in Touchdown 8, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 7, 2013:

CD 7 2013 Bookshelf

Tanglewood

by Margaret Wild

Omnibus Books

ISBN: 9781862915701

Reviewed in Countdown 7, 2013.

Truly Tan

Truly Tan

by Jen Storer

ABC Books

ISBN: 978073331213

Reviewed in Blast Off 7, 2013.

Big Fat book of Knowledge

The Comic Strip Big Fat Book of Knowledge

by Tracey Turner

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408808245

Reviewed in Orbit 7, 2013.

A very unusual pursuit

A Very Unusual Pursuit

by Catherine Jinks

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743313060

Reviewed in Touchdown 7, 2013.

 

Titles reviewed in Issue 6, 2013:

Remembering Lionsville

Remembering Lionsville

by Bronwyn Bancroft

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742373201

Reviewed in Countdown 6, 2013.

Greek Myths

Greek Myths: Stories of Sun,Stone and the Sea

by Sally Pomme Clayton

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781847802279

Reviewed in Blast Off 6, 2013.

Odyssey

The Odyssey

retold by Gillian Cross

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406303674

Reviewed in Orbit 6, 2013.

Dingo

Dingo: The Dog who Conquered a Continent

by Jackie French

Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780732293116

Reviewed in Touchdown 6, 2013.

 

Titles reviewed in Issue 5, 2013:

Meerkat Hill

Precious and the Mystery of Meerkat Hill

by Alexander McCall Smith

Polygon

ISBN: 9781846972317

Reviewed in Countdown 5, 2013.

Monsieur Albert

Monsieur Albert Rides to Glory

by Peter Smith

Allen and Unwin

ISBN: 9781742376806

Reviewed in Blast Off 5, 2013.

Inside Out and Back Again

 

 

Inside Out and Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

University of Queensland Press

ISBN: 9780702249419

Reviewed in Orbit 5, 2013.

Other Brother

 

 

Other Brother

by Simon French

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781921720833

Reviewed in Touchdown 5, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 4, 2013:

Under a Silver Moon small

Under a Silver Moon

by Anne Fine

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406319248

Reviewed in Countdown 4, 2013.

The 26-storey treehouse

The 26-Storey Treehouse

by Andy Griffiths

Pan Macmillan Australia

ISBN: 9781741693911

Reviewed in Blast Off 4, 2013.

The Power of Poppy Pendle

The Power of Poppy Pendle

by Natasha Lowe

Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781442446793

Reviewed in Orbit 4, 2013.

Potentially catastrophic science

The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science

by Sean Connolly

Allen and Unwin

ISBN: 9781848312609

Reviewed in Touchdown 4, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 3, 2013:

Lone Pine

Lone Pine

by Susie Brown & Margaret Warner

Little Hare

ISBN: 9781921541346

Reviewed in Countdown 3, 2013.

Lightning Jack

Lightning Jack

by Glenda Millard

Scholastic Australia

ISBN: 978174169391

Reviewed in Blast Off 3, 2013.

Operation Eiffel Tower

Operation Eiffel Tower

by Elen Caldecott

Bloomsbury Children's Books

ISBN: 9781408805732

Reviewed in Orbit 3, 2013.

Goblins

Goblins

by Philip Reeve

Marion Lloyd Books

ISBN: 9781407115276

Reviewed in Touchdown 3, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 2, 2013:

The Frank Show

The Frank Show

by David Mackintosh

HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780007364008

Reviewed in Countdown 2, 2013.

Tom Gates

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

by Liz Pichon

Scholastic UK

ISBN: 9781407120690

Reviewed in Blast Off 2, 2013.

Mort the 10 000 year old boy

Mort the 10 000-Year-Old Boy

by Martin Chatteron

Random House

ISBN: 9781742753157

Reviewed in Orbit 2, 2013.

The Beginner's guide to Revenge

The Beginner's Guide to Revenge

by Marianne Musgrove

Woolshed Press

ISBN:

Reviewed in Touchdown 2, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 1, 2013:

Herman and Rosie

Herman and Rosie

by Gus Gordon

Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 9780670076031

Reviewed in Countdown 1, 2013.

Sophie Scott goes south

Sophie Scott goes south

by Alison Lester

Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 9780670880683

Reviewed in Blast Off 1, 2013.

Horrible Harriet's Inheritance

 

 

Horrible Harriet's inheritance

by Leigh Hobbs

Allen and Unwin

ISBN: 9781741149852

Reviewed in Orbit 1, 2013.

Pookie Aleera
 

Pookie Aleera is not my boyfriend

by Steven Herrick

University of Queensland Press

ISBN: 9780702249280

Reviewed in Touchdown 1, 2013.

Titles reviewed in Issue 10, 2012:

The Third Gift

 

 

The Third Gift

by Lind Sue Park

University of Queensland Press

ISBN: 9780702239304

Reviewed in Countdown 10, 2012.

One dog and his boy

 

 

One dog and his boy

by Eva Ibbotson

Scholastic Children's Books

ISBN: 9781407124230

Reviewed in Blast Off 10, 2012.

The secret of the lonely isles

 

 

The Secret of the Lonely Isles

by Joanne van Os

Random House 

ISBN: 9781741662528

Reviewed in Orbit 10, 2012.

Wonder Struck

 

 

Wonder Struck

by Brian Selznick

Scholastic

ISBN: 9780545027892

Reviewed in Touchdown 10, 2012.

Titles reviewed in Issue 9, 2012:

Precious and the monkeys

Precious and the Monkeys

by Alexander McCall Smith

Polygon

ISBN: 9781846972195

Reviewed in Countdown 9, 2012.

Bungawitta

Bungawitta

by Emily Rodda

Omnibus Books

ISBN: 9781862918337

Reviewed in Blast Off 9, 2012.

The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody

The Red Wind:The Kingdom of the Lost Book 1

by Isobelle Carmody

Penguin Books

ISBN: 9780143306863

Reviewed in Orbit 9, 2012.

The Windvale Sprites

 

 

The Windvale Sprites

by Mackenzie Crook

Faber and Faber

ISBN: 9780571240715

Reviewed in Touchdown 9, 2012.

Titles reviewed in Issue 8, 2012:

The Little Refugee

by Anh Do and Suzanne Do

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742377329

Reviewed in Countdown 8, 2012.

The Little Refugee

Charlie Burr and the great shed invasion

by Sally Morgan, Amblin, Blaze & Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Little Hare Books

ISBN: 9781921714054

Reviewed in Blast Off 8, 2012.

Charlie Burr
The Edge of the World

 

The Edge of the World

by Ian Trevaskis

Walker Books

ISBN: 9780143306863

Reviewed in Orbit 8, 2012.

Angel Creek

 

Angel Creek

by Sally Rippin

Text Publishing

ISBN: 9781921758058

Reviewed in Touchdown 8, 2012

Titles reviewed in Issue 7, 2012:

The Secret of the Swords

by Frances Watts

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742377285

Reviewed in Countdown 7, 2012.

The Secret of the Swords

Earwig and the Witch

by Diana Wynne Jones

HarperCollins Children's Books

ISBN: 9780007416851

Reviewed in Blast Off 7, 2012.

Earwig and the Witch

Tao

by John Newman

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406332605

Reviewed in Orbit 7, 2012.

Tao

Vampyre

by Margaret Wild and Andrew Yeo

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781921529221

Reviewed in Touchdown 7, 2012.

Vampyre

 

Titles reviewed in Issue 6, 2012:

Crocodile Jack

 

Crocodile Jack

by Leonie Norrington

Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 9780143305958

Reviewed in Countdown 6, 2012

Olympics

 

The Story of the Olympics

by Richard Brassey

Orion Publishing Group

ISBN: 978144400081

Reviewed in Blast Off 6, 2012

The Flint Heart

 

The Flint Heart

by Katherine and John Paterson

Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763647124

Reviewed in Orbit 6, 2012

Nanberry

 

Nanberry

by Jackie French

Harper Collins

ISBN:9780732290221

Reviewed in Touchdown 6, 2012

Titles reviewed in Issue 5, 2012:

even my ears

EVEN MY EARS ARE SMILING

by Michael Rosen

Bloomsbury

ISBN: 9781408802977

Reviewed in Countdown 5, 2012

The Pirate Queen

 

THE PIRATE QUEEN

by Terry Deary

A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408128350

Reviewed in Blast Off 5, 2012

Little Manfred

 

LITTLE MANFRED

by Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780007339679

Reviewed in Orbit 5, 2012

 revised cover pic sent by Random House 16/07/12

WONDER

by RJ Palacio

Bodley Head

ISBN: 9780370332291

Reviewed in Touchdown 5, 2012

Titles reviewed in Issue 4, 2012:

The Red Bridge by Kylie Dunstan

THE RED BRIDGE

by Kylie Dunstan

Windy Hollow Books

ISBN: 9781921136726

Reviewed in Countdown 4, 2012

Sam

 

SAM, GRACE AND THE SHIPWRECK

by Michelle Gillespie

Fremantle Press

ISBN 9781921696008

Reviewed in Blast Off 4, 2012

HOUSE

 

H.O.U.S.E.

by Aleksandra Machowiak and Daniel Mizielinski

Gecko Press

ISBN: 9781877467660

Reviewed in Orbit 4, 2012

Abacus

 

ABACUS AARDVARK AND THE ARTIC ADVENTURE

by MJ Faranda

Omnibus Books

ISBN: 9781862918818

Reviewed in Touchdown 4, 2012

Titles reviewed in Issue 3, 2012:

THE BIPPOLO SEED AND OTHER LOST STORIES

by Dr Seuss

HarperCollins Children's Books

ISBN:9780007438457

Reviewed in Countdown 3, 2012

The Bippolo Seed and other lost stories by Dr Seuss
The Jewel Fish of Karnak by Graeme Base

THE JEWEL FISH OF KARNAK

by Graeme Base

Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 9780670074679

Reviewed in Blast Off 3, 2012

Against the Odds by Marjolijn Hof

AGAINST THE ODDS

by Marjolijn Hof

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742375083

Reviewed in Orbit 3, 2012

Into the Unknown by Stewart Ross

INTO THE UNKNOWN

by Stewart Ross

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406304794

Reviewed in Touchdown 3, 2012

Titles reviewed in Issue 2, 2012:

a bus called heaven by Bob Graham

A BUS CALLED HEAVEN

Bob Graham

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781406334197

Reviewed in Countdown 2, 2012

Norman does nothing by Jen Storer

NORMAN DOES NOTHING

Jen Storer

Penguin Books

ISBN: 9780143305941

Reviewed in Blast Off 2, 2012

Northwood by Brian Falkner

NORTHWOOD

Brian Falkner

Walker Books

ISBN: 9781921529801

Reviewed in Orbit 2, 2012

Shapeshifters retold by Adrian Mitchell

SHAPESHIFTERS

Adrian Mitchell

Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781845075361

Reviewed in Touchdown 2, 2012

Titles reviewed in Issue 1, 2012:

Look, a Book, by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood

LOOK, A BOOK!

Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood

Little Hare Books

ISBN: 9781921541803

Reviewed in Countdown 1, 2012.

The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon by Aaron Blabey

THE GHOST OF MISS ANNABEL SPOON

Aaron Blabey

Penguin Books

ISBN: 9780670074747

Reviewed in Blast Off 1, 2012

The 13-storey treehouse, by Andy Griffiths

THE 13-STOREY TREEHOUSE 

written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton

Pan McMillan Australia

ISBN: 9780330404365

Reviewed in Orbit 1, 2012

The Paradise Trap by Catherine Jinks

THE PARADISE TRAP

Catherine Jinks

Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781742375748

Reviewed in Touchdown 1, 2012

Book lists for Issues 6-10 2012

Countdown Bookshelf 6-10 (pdf, 433 KB)

Blast Off Bookshelf 6-10 (pdf, 480 KB)

Orbit Bookshelf 6-10 (pdf, 489 KB)

Touchdown Bookshelf 6-10 (pdf, 452 KB

Book lists for Issues 1-5 2012

Countdown Bookshelf List (pdf, 408 KB)

Blast Off Bookshelf List (pdf, 461 KB)

Orbit Bookshelf List (pdf, 480 KB)

Touchdown Bookshelf List (pdf, 439 KB)