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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... vol. 33 no. 3 July 2018 of Magpies : Talking About Books for Children est. 1986-1995 Magpies : Talking About Books for Children
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As I watched a toddler the other day who seemed, not so much struggling to communicate, as savouring the taste of the words he rolled around his tongue, it occurred to me that language is indeed a gift. Not a tossed-in sort of gift to go along with arms and legs, but something of almost unlimited use. (Editorial)

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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Know the Author/Illustrator : Chris Riddell, Crissi Blair , single work interview
Chris Riddell draws everywhere -- on a plane, in the garden, at the zoo, at a concert, and of course in the shed at the bottom of his garden in Brighton, England, where he lives with his wife, illustrator Jo Borroughes (daughter Katie is also an illustrator). He has spent the last thirty years writing and illustrating children's books - numbering more than 100, beginning with a picture book about a friendly blue monster, Mr Underbed [1986]. For almost as long, he has been a political cartoonist, first for The Economist, then, and still, The Observer. (Introduction)
(p. 4-9)
Cicada : Shaun Tan Answers Questions About His Latest Book, Rayma Turton , single work (p. 10-11)
Cover Book Review : The Peski Kids Book 1 : The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach, Russ Merrin , single work review
— Review of The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach R. A. Spratt , 2018 single work children's fiction ;
Many will welcome the arrival of a new R.A. Spratt novel with a small frisson of expectant excitement, but the publication of the first book in a new series by R.A. Spratt will no doubt pique the average reader's curiosity: Will the new series have cleverly self-contained, but determined characters like the schoolgirl detective, Friday Barnes? Will it include as much anarchic chaos as that created by the delightfully deluded, hyper-confident Nanny Piggins? (Introduction)
(p. 12)
The Laterally Tilting World of Patrick Ness, Joy Lawn , single work interview (p. 16-18)
Grotesque, Mirthful, Cunning and Quaint : 100 Years of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Margaret Robson Kett , single work essay (p. 20-22)
[Review] Nganga : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases, Kevin Steinberger , single work review
— Review of Nganga : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases Fay Muir , Sue Lawson , 2018 single work prose ;
(p. 24)
[Review] The Great Lizard Trek, Russ Merrin , single work review
— Review of The Great Lizard Trek Felicity Bradshaw , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 24)
[Review] The Happiness Box : A Wartime Book of Hope, Nola Allen , single work review
— Review of The Happiness Box : A Wartime Book of Hope Mark Greenwood , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 24)
[Review] Waves, Sue Osborne , single work review
— Review of Waves Donna Rawlins , 2018 single work picture book non-fiction ;
(p. 26)
[Review] Unmasked, Chloe Mauger , single work review
— Review of Unmasked Turia Pitt , Bryce Corbett , 2017 single work autobiography ;
(p. 26)
[Review] Duck!, Melinda Allan , single work review
— Review of Duck! Megan McKinlay , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 28)
[Review] Want to Play Trucks?, Nola Allen , single work review
— Review of Want to Play Trucks? Ann Stott , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 28)
[Review] Heads and Tails Insects, Tali Lavi , single work review
— Review of Heads and Tails : Insects John Canty , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 28)
[Review] Maya &Cat, Melinda Allan , single work review
— Review of Maya and Cat Caroline Magerl , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 28-29)
[Review] Monsters, Joy Lawn , single work review
— Review of Monsters Anna Fienberg , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 29)
[Review] Over is Out, Liz Derouet , single work review
— Review of Over is Out Lachlan Creagh , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 29)
[Review] Backyard, Melinda Allan , single work review
— Review of Backyard Ananda Braxton-Smith , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 29-30)
[Review] The Perfect Leaf, Maria H. Alessandrino , single work review
— Review of The Perfect Leaf Andrew Plant , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 30)
[Review] Room on Our Rock, Rebecca Kemble , single work review
— Review of Room on Our Rock Kate Temple , Jol Temple , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 30)
[Review] The Incredible Freedom Machines, Joy Lawn , single work review
— Review of The Incredible Freedom Machines Kirli Saunders , 2018 single work picture book ;
(p. 32)

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