Jayden F, from Holy Saviour, has reviewed the storybook ‘Go Away Worry Monster’ which was illustrated by Robin Tatlow-Lord and nominated in the New Illustrator category. Holy Saviour School kids sometimes thought that this book was actually a bit scary but the kids were still happy about this book because it is also a bitContinue reading “Go Away Worry Monster”
Indiana H has written this review of No! Never! which is illustrated by Mel Pearce and is nominated in the New Illustrator category. I think that the pictures are incredible but maybe there are too many. The pictures made me feel happy because they were so bright. The pictures are really powerful but more writingContinue reading “No Never!”
Daniel I. is a student from Holy Saviour PS and here’s his review of another contender in The New Illustrator category. The illustrator of the Seven Seas of Fleas, Dave Petzold, makes the story very colourful and exciting. It was a book that I really enjoyed. My favourite page was the one with the food onContinue reading “Seven Seas Of Fleas”
Let’s enjoy Miller T’s review of the book Shirley Purdie. It is illustrated by Shirley Purdie and is nominated in the New Illustrator category of this year’s awards. The cover of the book is very detailed and creative because the illustrator used dot paintings which is what I would expect from an indigenous illustrator. TheContinue reading “Shirley Purdie: My Story, Ngaginybe Jarragbe”
Jacob P a student from Holy Saviour PS choose to review the storybook Ribbit, Rabbit, Robot which is illustrated by Sofya Karmazina. It is nominated in the New Illustrator category of the Book of the Year Awards. The book Ribbit, Rabbit, Robot has a lot of colour and detail with the drawings and the pictures.Continue reading “Ribbit, Rabbit, Robot”
Charlie W, a student at Holy Saviour PS, reviews This Small Blue Dot which was nominated in the New Illustrator category. This small blue dot is a very attractive book because of its illustrations. It is so colourful that little kids would love it. It has so many splashes of red, green, blue, purple, pink, yellow andContinue reading “This Small Blue Dot ￼”
South Australian author, Katrina Germein is giving a short review of This Small Blue Dot by Zeno Sworder which has been nominated in New Illustrator Award Category.
This Award aims to recognise and encourage new talent in the field of Australian children’s book illustration. The titles can be suitable for all ages up to 18 years. We look forward to hearing from our Shadow Judges as they assess these books.