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Since 2001 we have been reviewing the best of Australian books of all genres. Now we have a fresh new look, making it easier to browse and read the reviews you have come to love. You can see the latest reviews below, or browse the reviews by category.
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A Feast for Wombat, by Sally Morgan & Tania Erzinger

A Feast for Wombat, by Sally Morgan & Tania Erzinger

Wombat stared in surprise at the other animals. Am I special after all? When Wombat emerges from his tunnel, his friends are really glad to see him, but as Wombat watches them celebrate he feels sad. Each of his friends is good at something: Goanna is the fastest climber, Magpie is the best singer and

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Rescue on Nim's Island, by Wendy Orr

Rescue on Nim’s Island, by Wendy Orr

Walking on Shell Beach with their people was slow and strange. The jangle of voices filled Nim’s ears so she couldn’t hear the cry of birds or the shushing of the sea. Her toes didn’t notice the warm sand beneath them. But most of all her mind was too busy noticing what other people were

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Snail and Turtle are Friends, by Stephen Michael King

Snail and Turtle are Friends, by Stephen Michael King

Snail and Turtle… are different. Snail and Turtle are friends. They like to spend time together, walking and running and being quiet together. But they are also very different: Snail eats leaves, while Turtle eats flowers; Snail likes to climb while Turtle loves to dive. Difference, though, doesn’t mean they can’t be friends – they

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The Lost Girl, by Ambelin Kwaymullina & Leanne Tobin

The Lost Girl, by Ambelin Kwaymullina & Leanne Tobin

The girl had lost her way. She had wandered away from the Mothers, the Aunties and the Grandmothers, from the Fathers and the Uncles and the Grandfathers. When a young girl is lost in the bush, she is at first scared. But she stays calm, sheltering for the night to keep warm, finding water and

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