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Episode 43: Book Reviewers to Bookmark

By Megan Daley | Mar 22, 2022

In episode 43 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast: Book Reviewers to Bookmark What makes a great book review? Where can you find useful children’s literature reviews? This week, Megan and Allison…

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Review of ‘The Book of Secrets’: Ateban Cipher #1

By Megan Daley | Sep 12, 2017
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I have asked Trish Buckley to review this one – given Allison and I run the ‘Your Kid’s Next Read’ Facebook page together and I want the review to be totally unbiased!…

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Transgender Books for Younger Readers

By Megan Daley | Oct 27, 2016
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Look,I sometimes feel that I use Trish Buckley’s reviewing expertise purely for the ‘tricky’ books, the books I just don’t know what to do with or what to say about, but love…

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Review of ‘Freedom’s Just Another Word’

By Megan Daley | Sep 7, 2016
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The delightful and ridiculously well-read Trish Buckley is here again with us today, reviewing her latest YA book love. I’ve known Trish for the longest time now and I wish I could…

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Review of ‘The Sidekicks’

By Megan Daley | Feb 26, 2016
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Yesterday I spoke to Will Kostakis and you can read that interview here. His latest novel, The Sidekicks is out MONDAY and I’m incredibly fortunate to have already read it – you…

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Book People: Will Kostakis

By Megan Daley | Feb 24, 2016
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It is my very great pleasure and immense honour, to introduce you today to Will Kostakis. Will is without a doubt one of my favourite YA authors of the last few years…

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Review of ‘What we Left Behind’

By Megan Daley | Oct 24, 2015
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Written by Robin Talley Reviewed by Trish Buckley, who has reviewed more LGTB* works here.  Toni and Gretchen have been girlfriends for almost two years. They never fight, they love each other, and…

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What to Read Next?

By Megan Daley | Oct 13, 2015
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The lovely Kate Fairlie* asked me on Facebook tonight about books for her nearly 12 year old twin daughters. It’s SUCH a tough age. I started replying on Facebook to her, but…

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Humour in Children’s Literature

By Megan Daley | Jun 30, 2015
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Humour in Children’s Literature My most recent 612ABC radio ‘Bookworms’ half hour was about the books that make our young people, and the adults who read with them, roll around on the…

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Book Club: Pre Teen Reads

By Megan Daley | Jul 29, 2014
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Book Club: Pre Teen Reads At Year Six Book Club we have just finished reading ‘The Diamond of Drury Lane’ and opinions were mixed. This is the wonderful thing about a book…

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Review of ‘Intruder’

By Megan Daley | Jun 24, 2014
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Review of ‘Intruder’ Written by Christine Bongers Publisher: Random House Age Range: Upper Primary – Lower Secondary – YA (I’m struggling to place ‘Intruder’ into an age bracket, but I know these…

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Verse Novels: Sally Murphy

By Megan Daley | May 22, 2014
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Meet Sally Murphy…here we are together at the launch of her latest verse novel ‘Roses are Blue’. Click on title links or cover image to purchase. ‘Roses are Blue’ is a stunning…

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Book People: Ambelin Kwaymullina

By Megan Daley | Dec 11, 2013
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Today I am featuring someone I have admired for some time now…ever since I first clapped eyes on her picture book, ‘The Crow and the Waterhole’. Ambelin Kwaymullina comes from the Palyku people of the…

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YA Fiction for Boys: Part Four

By Megan Daley | Nov 27, 2013
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Review of ‘Reality Boy’ (review by Trish Buckley) All week I have been spruiking about some of the best books I have read in 2013 featuring male narrators grappling with a number…

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YA Fiction for Boys: Part Three

By Megan Daley | Nov 27, 2013
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YA Fiction for Boys: Part Three Review of ‘You Don’t Even Know’ Trish Buckley continues with her series this week. Part One is here and Part Two is here. Today I want…

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YA Fiction for Boys: Part Two

By Megan Daley | Nov 26, 2013
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YA Fiction for Boys: Part Two Review of ‘Man Made Boy’ Trish Buckley continues with her series on YA fiction which features male narrators. Part One can be seen here. Hey again.…

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YA Fiction for Boys: Part One

By Megan Daley | Nov 25, 2013
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YA Fiction for Boys: Part One Review of ‘Living with Jackie Chan’ My go to girl for YA is ALWAYS Trish Buckley. Her knowledge of YA fiction, both Australian and International is…

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Steampunk, Fantasy and Sci Fi: Explanations and Examples!

By Megan Daley | Nov 19, 2013
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Steampunk, Fantasy and Sci Fi: Explanations and Examples! I was at a teacher librarian event a little while ago and we were discussing and debating some YA novels. Some of us (myself…

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Review of ‘The Disappearance of Ember Crow’

By Megan Daley | Nov 17, 2013
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Review of ‘The Disappearance of Ember Crow’ Written by Ambelin Kwaymullina Publisher: Walker Books Age Range: Young Adult Review by Trish Buckley…see note at end.

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Inscribing Children’s Book Gifts

By Megan Daley | Aug 19, 2012
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  Inscribing books with words from the heart is like icing a cupcake. It’s making something that is already sweet (a gift) even more so. An inscription in a children’s book adds…

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