The way to Treasure Island

The way to Treasure Island

Book Details The way to Treasure IslandLizzy Steward. London: Frances Lincoln, hb, 9 781 7860 3024 5, 2019, £11.99, 36pp.Picture book, fiction, 3-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Matilda and her dad are on a treasure trail. Matilda has a map and, as long as her dad doesn’t get...
Up to something

Up to something

Book Details Up to somethingKatrina McElvey, illus. Kirrili Lonergan. Chatswood, Australia: Exisle Publishing, hb, 978 1 9253 3570 5, 2019, £10.99, 36pp.Picture book, fiction, 3-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Dad and Billy are going to work together to build a kart for “the...
Umbrella

Umbrella

Book Details UmbrellaElena Arevalo Melville. London: Scallywag Press, hb. 978 1 9126 5001 9, 2019, £12.99, 32pp.Picture book, fiction, 5-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Lonely Clara has no one to play with until she finds an umbrella in the park. The umbrella literally speaks...
A million dots

A million dots

Book Details A million dotsSven Völker. London: Cicada, hb. 978 1 9087 1466 4, 2019, £12.95, 44pp.Picture book, non fiction, 6-12 years BACK TO REVIEWS The dot creating one tree is doubled to two dots therefore two trees. 2 dots + 2 dots become four apples on the...
The pirate tree

The pirate tree

Book Details The pirate treeBrigita Orel, Illus. Jennie Poh. London: Lantana Publishing, hb. 978 1 9113 7387 2, 2019, £8.70, 32pp.Picture book, 5-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS When two lonely children meet up The Pirate Tree becomes a metaphor for a ship and friendship. It...
The golden cage

The golden cage

Book Details The golden cageAnna Castagnoli, Illus. Carll Cneut. London: Book Island, hb. 978 1 9114 9614 4, 2019, £13.99, 56pp.Picture book, 6+ years BACK TO REVIEWS Valentina wants a talking bird and will go to any lengths to get her wish. Her servants cannot keep...