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ChickPea Reviews: Fish Kid and the Turtle Torpedo

By Megan Daley | Apr 21, 2021
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Author and illustrator: Kylie HowarthPublisher: Walker BooksAge Range: Lower Primary, Middle PrimaryThemes: Ocean, climate change, Marine biology This week I am introducing ‘ChickPea Reviews’! Is it any surprise that the daughter of a teacher librarian is…

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Review of This Small Blue Dot

By Megan Daley | Apr 7, 2021
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Author and illustrator: Zeno SworderPublisher: Thames & HudsonAge Range: Babies, boddlers, toddlersThemes: Childhood, life, philosophy, self-identity I have gushed about ‘This Small Blue Dot’ since its release in August 2020 on my socials, to my kids,…

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Review of ‘Who Am I’

By Megan Daley | Mar 10, 2021
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Author: Philip BuntingIllustrator: Philip BuntingPublisher: ScholasticAge Range: lower primary, middle primary, upper primaryThemes: Identity, philosophy Welcome to the Children’s Books Daily review team Clare Mellor! You can read more about Clare in her bio below this review,…

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Review of ‘The Bushfire Book: How to be Aware and Prepare’

By Megan Daley | Nov 5, 2020
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Title: The Bushfire Book: How to be Aware and PrepareAuthor + Illustrator: Polly Marsden (writer) and Chris Nixon (illustrator)Publisher: A Lothian Children’s Book published by Hachette Australia (2020)Age Range: Age range: lower…

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Review of ‘A Hollow is a Home’

By Megan Daley | Nov 20, 2019
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Oh how I love this book and I’m so grateful to Sam for reviewing it for me as her Scientific knowledge is invaluable with CSIRO publications. My parents have always had amazing…

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Review of ‘Windcatcher’

By Megan Daley | Oct 8, 2019
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ChickPea has been an avid lover of books about birds for some time now and has enjoyed a few outings with a dear friend of ours who takes the most amazing photographs…

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Review of ‘Australian Birds’

By Megan Daley | Jul 24, 2019
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ChickPea has been enamoured with birds for some time now, and for her 8th birthday last week she received binoculars and a Queensland birdwatching book. The second part of this gift was…

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Review of ‘Bonkers About Beetles’

By Megan Daley | Sep 12, 2018
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Title: ‘Bonkers about Beetles’ Reviewer: Dr Sam Author/Illustrator: Owen Davey Publisher: Flying Eye Books (published 2018) Themes: Beetle ecology, diet, behaviour, habitat, camouflage, specialist adaptations. Click on title links or cover image…

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