Book review: The Last of the Spirits by Chris Priestley

The Last of the Spirits by Chris Priestley, Bloomsbury, ISBN9781408854136, RRP$27.99 Christmas may be well gone but stock up for next year’s present pile or just enjoy a bit of Christmas with this excellent book for kids and young adults. The Last of the Spirits is another retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol but […]

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A round up of picture books

It’s prime Christmas shopping time, people! And for the little kids in your life I recommend picture books. There are some beautiful examples out there, and here’s three recent favourites. Mix It Up! by Hervé Tullet, Allen & Unwin, ISBN 9781760110956 A very cute and lively book for the young ones. Tullet uses colour and energy […]

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Book Review: The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter

The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, Random House, RRP $18.99, ISBN9781849417792, Available now. Never has a book had a more descriptive title. Fletcher and Poynter do not muck around, so if you don’t want to read about dinosaur poo combined with Christmas, do not read this book. If, on the […]

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Book Review – Slinky Malinki’s Christmas Crackers by Lynley Dodd

Slinky Malinki’s Christmas Crackers by Lynley Dodd, Penguin New Zealand, RRP $21.00, ISBN 9780143504627 , Available now. For those of you not in the know, Slinky Malinki is the cat from the Hairy Maclary series of kids books. Lynley Dodd’s sing-song rhymes about a dog from Donaldson’s Dairy and all his friends and relations have […]

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Last chance to buy books before Christmas!

Well my lovelies, this is your last chance to buy books from us before Christmas. From mid-next week we will be on a selling hiatus until mid-January. No more chances for some spectacular or totally flippant reading material before you go on holiday! What will you do when the days are hot and there’s no […]

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