I believe this is a must have book for all Australians to read, not just because the royalties go to charity, but because it shows that our young people are thinking of the future, are overcoming the odds to advocate for positive social change.
A Great Escape is a story of courage, resilience and bravery during a time of uncertainty. Felice Arena has again written about a difficult topic in a way that keeps the reader invested in the story.
“Lottie has a secret…Only Lottie knew that a shark was hiding in the swimming pool.” Each week at Swimming lesson Lottie just sits and watches, making sure the shark doesn’t eat her. It is not until one week that Lottie makes a new friend Walter, that she begins to find her bravery.
Matilda: The Original Story by Roald Dahl Matilda At 30: Chief Executive of The British LibraryIllustrated by Quentin BlakePublished by Puffin|Penguin BooksDate: 4 October 2018R.R.P. $27.99
Jeff Kinney you have done it again, The Meltdown is bound to be a Wimpy Kid fan favourite and had me engrossed from beginning to end. Greg Heffley kept me entertained and had me hooked from the beginning, when his imagination runs wild – thinking about his own talking toilet, unfrozen cavemen and cyborg legs so he can sleep on his way to school.