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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... July 2016 of Buzz Words : The Latest Buzz on Books for Children est. 2006- Buzz Words
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* Contents derived from the 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Daughter of Nomads : Review, Joanne Pummer , single work
— Review of Daughter of Nomads Rosanne Hawke , 2016 single work children's fiction ;
'Fourteen year old, Jahani lives happily with her mother, Hafeezah, in the village of Sherwan. A trip to the market with her friend Sameela comes to a tragic end when Sameela is killed by a knife wielding assassin. Jahani's life is thrown into turmoil when she learns the knife was meant for her. ...'
Note: Posted 10 July 2016
The Deep Enders : Review, David Reardon , single work review
— Review of The Deep Enders Dave Reardon , 2016 single work novel ;
'Get ready to be taken on the ride of your life in this action-packed adventure that follows the exploits of three outsiders trapped in a wild Australian pearling town as WWII swirls around them. ...'
Note: Posted 9 July 2016
Another Night in Mullet Town : Review, Dianne Bates , single work review
— Review of Another Night in Mullet Town Steven Herrick , 2016 single work novel ;
'Here is a verse novel from award-winning Australian poet and author, Steven Herrick, which illuminates mateship, family relationships, and navigating life. '
Note: Posted 8 July 2016
My Brother : Review, Vicki Thornton , single work review
— Review of My Brother Dee Huxley , 2016 single work picture book ;
'My Brother is a beautiful story in so many ways. The text is simple. A creature is searching for his lost brother: he searches the places he used to go, the lovely places and the scary places. He searches and searches but can’t find him. Only when exhaustion overtakes him and he sleeps does he wake to find his brother is not lost, but with him everywhere. ...'
Note: Posted 5 July 2016
What Noise Comes From a Giraffe? : Review, Sharon McGuinness , single work
— Review of What Noise Comes From a Giraffe? Craig Maclean , 2016 single work picture book ;
Note: Posted 3 July
Was Not Me! : Review, Sharon McGuinness , single work
— Review of Was Not Me! Shannon Horsfall , 2016 single work picture book ;
'... Horsfall’s debut as author illustrator introduces us to every child’s alter ego ‘Not Me’. From the opening pages we know that there will be mischief, stern denials and parents with hands firmly on hips, but eagerly turn the pages, looking for Not Me’s next bit of mischief. ...'
Note: Posted 2 July 2016
Friday Barnes: The Plot Thickens, Dianne Bates , single work review
— Review of The Plot Thickens R. A. Spratt , 2016 single work children's fiction ;
'Australian author RA Spratt made her name for her bestselling Nanny Piggins series: she has since gone on to present a new series about a girl detective Friday Barnes, who, having solved a bank robbery, uses the reward money to send herself to the most exclusive boarding school in the country, Highcrest Academy. ...'
Note: Posted 22 July 2016
The Swap : Review, Liz Ledden , single work
— Review of The Swap Jan Ormerod , 2013 single work picture book ;
'Winner of the CBCA Book of the Year in the Early Childhood category (2014), The Swap has been released in board book format. ...'
Note: Posted 20 July 2016
So Wrong Uncensored : Review, Dianne Bates , single work review
— Review of So Wrong Uncensored Michael Wagner , 2016 single work children's fiction ;
'... The first sign that this book is ‘different’ is on the first page with its message, ‘HEY YOO! Wee need to tork.’ It then asks the reader, ‘Isnt it tyme yoo stopped reeding boring books onse and for all?’ ...'
Note: Posted 17 July 2016
Ride High Pineapple : Review, Elizabeth Vercoe , single work review
— Review of Ride High Pineapple Jenny Woolsey , 2016 single work novel ;
'Issy is in year 9 at Pinaroo High with a bestie and a beastie. The bestie is a friend and the beastie, a relentless bully. ...'
Note: Posted 29 July 2016
Squishy Taylor in Zero Gravity : Review, Liz Ledden , single work review
— Review of Squishy Taylor in Zero Gravity Ailsa Wild , 2016 single work children's fiction ;
'The fifth Squishy Taylor book opens with Squishy playing space-stations with her half-sisters Jessie and Vee (whom she refers to as her ‘Bonus Sisters’ throughout the series). This sets the scene for the book’s space-themed antics. While peering through their telescope to view a meteor shower, the girls notice something else intriguing. Someone resembling an astronaut is on a nearby rooftop, with what looks to be a rocket with visible sparks flying out. ...'
Note: Posted 27 July 2016

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