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Children's and YA book reviews and interviews

Lee Battersby


Spiral of absurdity: Lee Battersby on ‘Magrit’ x

Lee Battersby’s first book for children is set in an abandoned cemetery and has ‘echoes of Neil Gaiman’s Coraline and The Graveyard Book’. Reviewer Tehani... Read more
squishy taylor 

Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters: Squishy Taylor Book One
Ailsa Wild, illus by Ben Wood, Hardie Grant Egmont, February 2016, reviewed by Angela Crocombe x

The first book in this new series by Ailsa Wood throws you straight into the action, when Squishy (real name Sita) discovers a boy hiding... Read more

Lucy Cousins


On tour: Lucy Cousins

English writer and illustrator Lucy Cousins is the creator of the ‘Maisy’ books. She will be travelling to the Perth Writers Festival and Adelaide Writers’... Read more

Katherine Rundell


On tour: Katherine Rundell

Katherine Rundell is the author of children’s books The Wolf Wilder (Bloomsbury) and Rooftoppers (Faber). She will be appearing at the Perth Writers Festival in... Read more



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