This is the final instalment of my review series on “The Snow Queen,” and I invite you to revisit the earlier three posts highlighting the stunning illustrations by Vladislav Yerko, the […]
Junior Fiction (6-12 years)
Following toddlerhood, pre-teen years are most formative in creating good reading habits and placing high quality books in children’s hands is an important role in assisting their development. Here you’ll find my recommendations on books which I believe would be great to have around and grow up with.
She was wondrously beautiful and delicate, but she was ice, dazzling, shimmering ice. Yet she was alive. Her eyes glittered like stars, without tenderness or warmth. Hans Christian Andersen “The
Content Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains images, names and voices of people who have died. Archie Roach’s family has given permission
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse may not be able to save the world’s problems, but it has reminded thousands of people of the qualities that can.1 Alice
“The Snow Bear” tells the story of a close bond between Bruun, an Inuit Eskimo boy and a wild polar bear who comes into town in the autumn to feed