Buffalo Rebels Book Tour!

The Rebels of Mount Buffalo by Helen Edwards Book Tour

It’s just over a month until The Rebels of Mount Buffalo will be released officially into the world! After a long time researching, writing, editing, dreaming, interviewing, planning and working hard with my talented publisher on making the book the best it could be, it feels as if we are standing on the edge of…

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Gladys & Stripey by Michele Gierck & Marina Zlatanova

Being the smallest fish in the stream is not easy. For Gladys and Stripey, it gets even harder when, after a night of heavy rain, fast flowing water sweeps them out of their home habitat. What can they do? Will they make it back home? This (almost) true story, written by Michele Gierck, is based…

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Memories, Research & History

The Rebels of Mount Buffalo by Helen Edwards launches 11 October 2023

Can you believe it is nearly September? Spring is already here judging by the blossoms and birds. This morning there is a warmth in the air that tells me it won’t be long before the cold days of winter are a distant memory. Memories are funny things. They can be slippery and foggy and hard…

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Honey and the Valley of Horses by Wendy Orr

When you open a new book by award-winning author of Nim’s Island Wendy Orr, you can be assured of a fantastic ride, and her latest middle-grade novel, Honey and the Valley of Horses, walks, trots, canters and gallops towards the end, as it explores family, resilience, self-reliance, bravery and hope. I loved this book, for…

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The Gargoyle by Zana Fraillon & Ross Morgan

The Gargoyle Zana Fraillon, Ross Morgan

Zana Fraillon knows how to write a story filled with magic and wonder. She also knows how to expertly draw you into the worlds she creates, fully and wide-eyed, leaving you with a permanent imprint on your heart. Her latest book – The Gargoyle – with stunning illustrations by Ross Morgan, is a picture book…

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Saving Charli by Di Walker

Di Walker is not afraid to broach difficult themes in her middle-grade novels. I have read all three of her books and reviewed her last one Every Thing We Keep here. Di is able to access the teen voice with great skill, taking you inside the head and heart of her main characters, while at…

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