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Children's and YA book reviews and interviews

Welcome to the new Junior newsletter

Mid-pandemic feels like a strange time to be revamping our Junior newsletter, but it also feels more vital than ever to spotlight our children’s book... Read more
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CYL may be gone but YA can still thrive through grassroots advocacy x

In her first op-ed as Junior columnist for 2020, Adele Walsh investigates the vacuum left by the shuttering of the Centre for Youth Literature last... Read more


‘Your family is okay’: Bernadette Green on ‘Who’s Your Real Mum?’

Who’s Your Real Mum? (Scribble, illus by Anna Zobel) is the debut picture book from Bernadette Green, inspired by the real-life questions her own children... Read more

The End of the World is Bigger Than Love
Davina Bell, Text, June 2020, reviewed by Karys McEwen x

Davina Bell’s first young adult novel is unlike anything else written for the target audience. This becomes clear almost immediately upon beginning the book, when... Read more



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