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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... vol. 31 no. 2 May 2016 of Magpies : Talking About Books for Children est. 1986-1995 Magpies : Talking about Books for Children
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Joy Lawn & Glenda Millard Share a Long Distance Discussion about The Stars at Oktober Bend & Other Writing Matters, Joy Lawn (interviewer), single work interview
'Glenda Millard is one of Australia's most accomplished and versatile authors, writing novels for children and young adults as well as picture books. ...'
(p. 12-14)
[Review] Circle, Carmel Ballinger , single work review
— Review of Circle Jeannie Baker , 2016 single work picture book ;
'The book-loving world eagerly awaits each new Jeannie Baker picture book. All readers will probably have a favourite: ...'
(p. 16) Section: Cover Book Review
Mark Wilson : Illustrator and Writer, Diana Lawrenson (interviewer), single work interview
'I didn't read a book until I was a teenager. Too many trees to climb and adventures to be had. ...'
(p. 18-20) Section: Know the Author/Illustrator
Desert Lake : The Story of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre : Review, single work review
— Review of Desert Lake : The Story of Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre Pamela Freeman , 2016 single work picture book ;
'Pamela Freeman's evocative text and Liz Anelli's exquisite mixed media illustrations perfectly capture the wondrous natural phenomenon of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre in South Australia as it come to life after flooding rains. ...'
(p. 22)
Reflections : Remember Those Who Serve in War : Review, single work review
— Review of Reflection : Remembering Those Who Serve in War Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg , 2016 single work picture book ;
'Written with the author's pre-school niece in mind, the short, literal text on each double-page spread of this evocative picture book illuminates the similarities between remembrance ceremonies and the military traditions that shape them. ...'
(p. 22)
Boomerang and Bat : Review, single work review
— Review of Boomerang and Bat : The Story of the Real First Eleven Mark Greenwood , 2016 single work picture book ;
'The first Australian cricket team ever to tour England was an Aboriginal team coached and captained by England cricketer Charles Lawrence. ...'
(p. 22)
Meet ... Don Bradman : Review, single work review
— Review of Meet… Don Bradman Coral Vass , 2016 single work biography ;
'Following closely the known facts about Don Bradman's life this brief introduction to the 'The Don' takes the reader from the famous early days when he practiced his batting by hitting the ball against the family water tank, ...'
(p. 23)
Hello! : Review, single work review
— Review of Hello! 2016 single work picture book ;
'Hello! explores the culture of 12 children who speak languages other than English . ...'
(p. 23)
Bird and Bear and the Special Day : Review, single work review
— Review of Bird and Bear and the Special Day Ann James , 2015 single work picture book ;
'With just a few deft strokes of charcoal and touches of coloured was Ann James has created two appealing characters ...'
(p. 26)
Grandma Wombat : Review, single work review
— Review of Grandma Wombat Jackie French , 2016 single work picture book ;
'What a delightful surprise! Grandma Wombat goes on sedately filling her day as usual ...'
(p. 26)
The Grumpy Lighthouse Keeper : Review, single work review
— Review of The Grumpy Lighthouse Keeper Terrizita Corpus , 2011 single work picture book ;
'On night, woken by a wild storm, the Broome lighthouse keeper makes the mistake of getting out of his warm bed to check on the lamp. ...'
(p. 26)
The Whole Caboodle : Review, single work review
— Review of The Whole Caboodle Lisa Shanahan , 2016 single work picture book ;
'This engaging counting book for pre-schoolers is great to read aloud. The nonsense verse will delight children as they attempt to master the tongue twister words. ...'
(p. 26)
My Dog Dash : Review, single work review
— Review of My Dog Dash Nicki Greenberg , 2016 single work picture book ;
'According to the verbal text, Dash is a pet dog with many characteristics similar to other dogs. Although he is not very well behaved at puppy school, he finally learns to sit and stay, ...'
(p. 26)
Gary : Review, single work review
— Review of Gary Leila Rudge , 2016 single work children's fiction ;
'Any bird can find adventure is the catchphrase of Leila's Rudge's delightful picture book Gary. ...'
(p. 27)
Clarrie's Pig Day Out : Review, single work review
— Review of Clarrie's Pig Day Out Jen Storer , 2016 single work picture book ;
'Clarrie's Pig Day Out, a book all about language and language play, just begs to be read aloud. ...'
(p. 27)
[Review] : Chip, single work review
— Review of Chip Kylie Howarth , 2016 single work picture book ;
'Chip, the protagonist of Kylie Howarth's entertaining picture book is a funny seagull who loves eating chips, even though they make him feel a little sick. ...'
(p. 27)
Go Home, Cheeky Animals : Review, single work review
— Review of Go Home, Cheeky Animals! Johanna Bell , 2016 single work picture book ;
'What happens when a profoundly deaf man from Canteen Creek and a children's storyteller get together? ...'
(p. 27)
Crabbing with Dad : Review, single work review
— Review of Crabbing with Dad Paul Seden , 2016 single work picture book ;
'This is the first picture book Paul Seden has both written and illustrated. Two kids and their dad go out crabbing on the river. ...'
(p. 28)
Incredibilia : Review, single work review
— Review of Incredibilia Libby Hathorn , 2016 single work picture book ;
'Incredibilia is a gem of a picture book and is timely as it comes when so much emphasis has been placed on academic testing and here we have a writing team celebrating the pure joy of imaginative play. ...'
(p. 28)
[Review] Mrs Dog, single work review
— Review of Mrs Dog Janeen Brian , 2016 single work picture book ;
(p. 29)

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