February 2022


Ouch: Tales of Gravity by Kate Simpson

Reviewed by Clare Brook Learning made easy and fun sums up Ouch: Tales of Gravity. Illustrated beautifully by Andy Hardiman, Kate Simpson’s Ouch: Tales of Gravity, is an excellent example of science being presented via charming, colourful, and amusing illustrations.  The illustrations are a mixture of full-page colour, or individual pictures surrounded by white space,

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Something to Hide by Elizabeth George

Reviewed by Ian Lipke I received a present this week, an unexpected delight, a treasure – the latest book by Elizabeth George, the undisputed queen of crime fiction. The volume I received was Something to Hide, an Inspector Peter Lynley / Sergeant Barbara Havers story that is labelled No 21 in this sequence. Similar to

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General Fiction

The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly

Reviewed by Rod McLary On 21 March 1972 in Mackay, fourteen-year-old Marilyn Wallman rode her bike to the school bus stop.  Ten minutes after she left home, her two brothers found her abandoned bike and schoolbag by the side of the road.  Marilyn was never seen again and her killer has never been identified. This

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