2021 Reviews

Max Booth Future Sleuth, Map Trap

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Written by Cameron Macintosh and Illustrated by Dave Atze.

Published by Big Sky Publishing. Blog tour campaign by Books On Tour PR & Marketing.

This is the sixth installment in this series. In this adventure, Max Booth and his sidekick robo dog Oscar, find themselves using an ancient mapping device called a GPS from the 21st century. Along the way they encounter a few mischievous characters who they set out to bring to justice.

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Marlow Brown, Magician in the Making

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Written by Kesta Fleming and Illustrated by Marjoty Gardner.

Published by Celapene Press. Blog tour campaign by Books On Tour PR & Marketing.

This is Marlow's second adventure, as she tries to figure out what she wants to be when she grows up. She has moved on from wanting to be a scientist in Kesta's first book, Marlow Brown Scientist in the Making to discovering the delights of magic. Will she master the art of illusion and delight her audiences?

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Home

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Written by Karen Hendriks and Illustrated by Alisa Knatko.

Published by Daisy Lane Publishing. Blog tour campaign by Books On Tour PR & Marketing.

This is a beautiful story about being a displaced refugee told through the eyes and heart of a child. Set in Europe during World War II, Home is a poignant historical fiction account of a village who is forced to relocate by others.

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I Wonder

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Written by Allison Paterson and Illustrated by Nancy Bevington.

Published by Big Sky Publishing. Blog tour campaign by Books On Tour PR & Marketing.

This is a beautiful story about a little wooden toy boat that was left on the beach. It wondered if it was just a piece of rubbish and what would become of it.

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Carly Mills Pioneer Girl, A New World

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Written by Jane Smith, illustrated by Pat Kan, and published by Big Sky Publishing. This adventure story brings history to life with a modern-day element of magic.

Carly and her friend Dora travel back in time  and meet 'The Immigrant's Friend' Caroline Chisholm and learn what it was like for female immigrants arriving in Sydney during 1841.

 

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Sass and Traz Save the Library

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Written by Michelle Worthington, illustrated by Naomi Greaves, and published by Daisy Lane Publishing.

Sass and Traz Save the Library is a story about two children who love their library so much, that when the mayor wants to bulldoze it down, they will stop at nothing to save it from demolition.

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