Good Reading : March 2006
THE EARTHBORN by Paul Collins RRP $12.95 “Move over Ebola – the cesspool of life has a new Supervirus.” Glyn Parry “... worthy of sitting on the same shelf with early Heinlein and Norton.” Don D'Ammassa, SF Chronicle THE SKYBORN March release from Starscape (Tor US) via Pan Macmillan Australia. www.paulcollins.com.au www.quentaris.com SO SERIES J. A. Mawter RRP $12.95 “Inventive, funny, and often quite exciting plot lines.” Viewpoint “Disgustingly clever.” Good Reading Magazine Books in the series: So Gross! So Feral! So Sick! So Festy! So Grotty! So Stinky! The Freewheelers series coming soon. RUE FOR REPENTANCE by Felicity Pulman RRP $19.95 Mystery, history and romance: the second book in the deliciously readable Janna Mysteries. First book in the series: Rosemary for Remembrance www.randomhouse.com.au THE DAY OF THE ELEPHANT by Barbara Ker Wilson, illustrated by Frane Lessac RRP $24.95 A heartwarming story celebrating the extraordinary sixth sense of animals and one brave elephant who saved children during the tsunami disaster in Thailand. www.harpercollins.com.au www.jenimawter.com www.harpercollins.com.au THE CAVE by Susanne Gervay RRP $14.95 “ The Cave is sensational as it examines what it means to be young and male in the 21st Century.” Queensland Booksellers Other young adult books: Butterflies That's Why I Wrote This Song To be released in 2007. HarperCollinsPublishers, Australia www.sgervay.com www.harpercollins.com.au TRUE TO LIFE BOOKS by Jan Latta RRP $12.95 “ The books are most engaging, the realism of the photography and the simple, straight-forward text are unusual in today’s children’s book market.” United Nations Environment Program Stunning photographs of endangered animals taken in the wild. Other books in the series: Elle the Elephant Lena the Lion Rufus the Rhinoceros Kolah the Koala www.truetolifebooks.com.au SCBWI celebrates its authors and illustrators at the International SCBWI conference in Sydney 2006. www.scbwi.ampl.com.au Outstanding books kids love to read!