Tag Archives: junior

Magrit

Magrit By Lee Battersby Walker Books, $22.99 Magrit is nearly 10. She lives in an abandoned cemetery and her only friend and advisor is Master Puppet, a skeletal creature she built who sits overlooking the graveyard. When a baby is dropped in the graveyard Magrit …

Raymie Nightingale

Raymie Nightingale By Kate DiCamillo Candlewick Press $22.99 Ten-year-old Raymie’s father has run off with a dental hygienist, but she has a plan to lure him back – become Little Miss Central Florida Tire and when her father sees her photo in the paper he’ll …

What Dog Knows

What Dog Knows By Sylvia Vanden Heede & Inge Bergh Illustrations: Marije Tolman Gecko Press, $19.99 Respectable Dog and his unruly cousin Wolf are back! As well as the hilarious interactions, Dog and Wolf also bring us knowledge. Dog knows lots about knights, dragons, dinosaurs, …

Lily the Elf: The Wishing Seed

By Anna Branford Illustrated by Lisa Coutts Walker Books Paperback $10 Lily the Elf: The Wishing Seed: Lily the elf lives with Dad and Granny under a bridge in the city. She has broken her dress-up crown and wishes on a dandelion seed for a …

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What Ever Happened to Milo?

By Claire Bunt Illustrated by Philip Webb Arthur Publishing House Hardback $29.95 What Ever Happened to Milo?: Milo the cat tells a young kitten about the days of his youth, when he went on a yachting holiday with his family and met his seagull friend …

The Cat with the Coloured Tail

By Gillian Mears Illustrated by Dinalie Dabarera Walker Books Hardback $24.99 The Cat with the Coloured Tail: The cat with the coloured tail travels with Mr Hooper in his moon-like ice-cream truck selling magical moon creams that change colour according to who the recipient is, …

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The Cleo Stories

The Cleo Stories: The Necklace and The Present By Libby Gleeson Illustrated by Freya Blackwood Allen & Unwin Hardback $22 These stories are perfect for little girls beginning to read, with their warm setting and the sweetly individual Cleo and her everyday problems. Cleo desperately …

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The Year of Billy Miller By Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books Paperback $16.99 Hardback $29.99 Billy Miller is nervously heading into second grade and he’s not sure that he’s up to it after a nasty bump on the head. This book is in four parts, focusing …