Claire Atherfold

Claire Atherfold is part of the online Readings team.

Reviews

Kindness Rules! by Eunice & Sabrina Moyle

Reviewed by Claire Atherfold

Eunice and Sabrina Moyle, the team behind Hello!Lucky and the creators of Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power!, have created another glorious board book, this time about manners.

Kindness Rules

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Little Bird’s Day by Sally Morgan & Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr

Reviewed by Claire Atherfold

The latest book by bestselling Australian Indigenous author Sally Morgan tells the enchanting and tender tale of a day with Little Bird. The day begins in the early morning as Little Bird rises and w…

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Watership Down by Richard Adams

Reviewed by Claire Atherfold

Written nearly half a century ago, this classic tale about rabbits still vividly resonates today, with another TV mini series released last Christmas to a whole new generation.

With that in mind I’…

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Lottie and Walter by Anna Walker

Reviewed by Claire Atherfold

Award-winning local author and illustrator Anna Walker, creator of such favourites as Florette, Mr Huff and Peggy, amongst others, has done it again with her latest wonder, Lottie and Walter.

It’s …

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Melody Trumpet by Gabrielle Tozer

Reviewed by Claire Atherfold

‘Melody Trumpet burst into the world with a screech that rattled the windowpanes of Trumpet Manor. It was a perfectly ordinary sound for a newborn baby…’

But Melody is a Trumpet. As the daughter of…

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Circe by Madeline Miller

Reviewed by Claire Atherfold

Ann Patchett calls Madeline Miller’s new novel ‘an epic spanning thousands of years that’s also a keep-you-up-all-night page turner’. Circe definitely had me reading into the early hours of the morni…

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