The Bookish Place

Welcome to The Bookish Place, where I review books and post about bookish news. I am a big fan of Australian kids literature and read fairly widely.


The Flip Out: Sam Kerr – Kicking Goals

Sam Kerr: Kicking Goals is the debut early reader novel in a new series from real-life soccer star Sam Kerr. Kerr is the current captain of the Australian women’s soccer team (the Matildas) and advocates for women in sports. In her new novel, Kerr draws inspiration from her own experiences getting into professional sports as a girl with fewer options than the boys.

The Magic Ball of String

Reminiscent of stories as old as time, The Magic Ball of String is an interpretation of the classic, charming, happily-ever-after fairy tale.

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