Released Date: March 2015. Publisher: Simon and Schuster Australia. Source:From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: In her first novel for middle-grade readers, bestselling author Alice Hoffman tells a bewitching story of love and friendship that is truly magical. Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. … More Review: Nightbird By Alice Hoffman.
Release Date: December 1st 20014 Publisher: Walker Books Australia. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: A fantasy set in Tsarist Russia. Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar’s army, the other … More Review: Egg and Spoon By Gregory Maguire.
Ava stood in the park, staring at the tree. “What are you doing?” her mum asked as she pulled the plates out of the picnic set. “Looking at the lady,” Ava told her. Her mum turned her head and then looked back at Ava. “What lady?” “The lady in the tree,” Ava explained. Her mum … More The Lady in the Tree.