Bad Mermaids

What girl doesn’t dream about being a mermaid? I know my 8-year-old twins certainly do. Well, in this book, the mermaids get to spend time as humans, on land with legs! It’s a kind of coming of age tradition, so they can see what it’s like and return to the sea content, knowing that underwater…

How to Look After Your Dinosaur

Playful endpapers set the scene for this story, showing a mailman hauling a giant dino egg wrapped in brown paper and marked fragile. Behind him is a sign shouting that eggs are on sale. A little boy looks surprised when he receives his huge parcel, but luckily this book is a guide to looking after…

Game Day

​It’s no secret my family is into basketball, so I am a bit excited to show you the first two books in a new series being launched this week by Aussie basketball star Patty Mills.  Mills plays in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs, is a triple Olympian and the first (and only) Indigenous…

I Just Ate My Friend

​This story had us all in giggles and very glad we don’t have any monster friends! It begins with a wide-eyed monster telling us he has just eaten his friend. He’s most upset about it and can’t seem to make any new friends. Funny that!  This book is fun to read aloud – very loudly…