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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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Mrs Dog, by Janeen Brian & Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

Mrs Dog, by Janeen Brian & Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

‘Leave it, Mrs Dog,’ called Tall One. ‘It’s too small and weak to live.’ But Mrs Dog carried the little Woolly-Head home to the Big Kennel. Mrs Dog is getting too old to round up sheep, but when she finds a tiny orphaned lamb, she is determined to help him. She takes him home, keeps

A Brief Take on the Australian Novel, by Jean-Francoise Vernay

A Brief Take on the Australian Novel, by Jean-Francoise Vernay

While I was researching Australian fiction, people started asking me what they should read. This is a tricky question because you need to provide an answer while carefully avoiding establishing a canon. bearing in mind that any recommendation would reflect my own tastes, I tried to conceive a neutral space like a giant table on

Did You Take the B from my _ook? by Beck & Matt Stanton

Did You Take the B from my _ook? by Beck & Matt Stanton

I think mt favourite letter has gone from this _ook! Let’s check! Designed to be read aloud to one or more children, Did You Take the B from My _ook? is an interactive offering which will have kids laughing and interjecting throughout. The reader, it seems, has sneezed the B from the bok in the

Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre, by Pamela Freeman and Liz Anelli

Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda – Lake Eyre, by Pamela Freeman and Liz Anelli

Far up north, clouds are gathering: thunderheads and rain clouds. Rain falls. Rivers fill and break their banks, And water swirls and roars down the empty riverbeds towards the lake. Kati Thanda – Lake Eyre – is a dry salt lake in the centre of Australia. But once roughly every ten years heavy rains to