Coming up for Walker Books in March 2012

March 3, 2012
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The latest releases from the House of Walker Books for this month.

Demolition by Sally Sutton, illustrated by Brian Lovelock: From the pen and paintbrush of the award-winning team who bought you 2008’s international picture book sensation, Roadworks, comes Demolition. A BANG-ing, CLACK-ing, CLAP-ping, SNAP-ping thrill of a tale and the perfect introduction to reading for machine-mad boys and girls.

Baby Animal Farm by Karen Blair: The retro read of the month is  a stunning return to the classic picture book, author/illustrator Karen Blair debuts a gorgeous tale, filled with gentle lyrical sounds and joyful illustrations. Baby Animal Farm is a perfect read-aloud and a great way to introduce children to reading, animal sounds and the world around us.

The Wrong Boy by Suzy Zail: A mesmerising and gripping tale of a young girl’s experience in Auschwitz. Author Suzy Zail is the daughter of a holocaust survivor and The Wrong Boy
draws upon the experiences of her father who was a child survivor of the Holocaust. Do not miss this one.

Forget Me Not by Sue Lawson: Evelyn Gilmore does not share her brother Thomas’s excitement about travelling on the maiden voyage of the luxurious Titanic. For Evelyn the ship is taking her away from everything she knows and loves. For Thomas it is taking him to his new life. How could they know what the trip would bring?

Jillian Allison-Aitken

I come from the other land down under, where men are men, and sheep are nervous. I'm a sub-editor and in the past have been a proof-reader, news editor and web editor. I am also an ex-columnist, and book and software reviewer for the local daily newspaper.I still read. A lot. And surf the web. Also a lot.You'll find a little about both of those pastimes here, and on By George.

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