December 2018

Dinosaur Roar! & Ten Terrible Dinosaurs

Reviewed by Clare Brook Dinosaur Roar! It has been twenty-five years since the first publication of Dinosaur Roar!  This large (28 cm x 25 cm) children’s book has been in print every year since 1994, so, unsurprisingly, is now hailed as a modern classic. In this celebratory edition the original artwork has been re-scanned, vibrant

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She Sheds Style by Erika Kotite

Reviewed by Antonella Townsend No other building marries scale, convenience, usefulness, affordability and charm, in quite the same way as this humble little outbuilding. In the early twentieth century Virginia Woolf popularized the idea that every women should have a room of her own, now it seems the idea has taken off – with style!  

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Man at the Window by Robert Jeffreys

Reviewed by Ian Lipke Making up my mind just where to begin an analysis of this book was a challenge. It is the first book in a new series, it has a setting that reeks privilege with school characters who have long lost touch with the ordinary man in the street, it has an obnoxious

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