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Book Review: Unpacking Harper Holt by Di Walker

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You can read my full review of Unpacking Harper Holt on Reading Time  (Children’s Book Council of Australia) “Unpacking Harper Holt follows high school student Harper, as she navigates a shifting sense of what normal life is.   For Harper, it’s normal to move into another new house, as her family frequently relocate due to her parents […]

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Book Review: The Happiness Quest by Richard Yaxley

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“Dazzled by a cheery sunshine yellow cover, Yaxley’s tenderly observant prose quickly lands you in a pit of shadows, as fifteen year old Tillie Bassett tries to make sense of her inexplicable sadness. Set within suburban Brisbane, Tillie’s heart weighs heavily, feeling the world at a distance as she struggles to pass each day in […]

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Book Review: Night Flights by Philip Reeves

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“Thrillingly paced, Night Flights are three adventurous prequel stories about Anna Fang, mechanic, pilot, spy and rebel assassin.  Anna is a character familiar to readers of Reeve’s massively acclaimed Mortal Engines series.” Read the full review on Reading Time review site (Children’s Book Council of Australia)