Top 15 Picture Books of 2023

The following books are some of my favourite picture book reads of 2023. Please click on the titles below that are hyperlinked to see my review which I shared on the Reading Opens Doors blog (some titles I still have to write a review for and will update this post to ensure all books included […]

Grandma’s First Tattoo

Grandma’s First Tattoo by award winning duo Phillip Gwynne and illustrated by Tony Flowers is a rollicking tale that will delight both young and old readers. This story is full of heart, humour and is a beautiful celebration of diversity and the power of story told in the form of a tattoo. This book begins […]

The Lucky Shack

The Lucky Shack by debut creators Apsara Baldovino and illustrated by Jennifer Falkner shares the thoughts, feelings, changing seasons and lifecycle of a quaint cosy shack on the foreshore through the voice, eyes and heart of the shack. Nestled in a prime position, this shack has appreciated postcard perfect views, been cared for by a […]