Review – The Colour Catchers

written by Johanna Bell & illustrated by Laura Stistzel

“Catching colours and waiting for the morning sun to turn us into gold.”

Johanna Bell

Violet and her Granna live in the bush. Every morning, they wake up before the sun and go to catch all the colours as they appear on the horizon.

When Granna gets sick, Violet decides to colour catch on her own…and discovers that colours can be found everywhere, even in your imagination.

I received this book from @scholastic_au in exchange for my review.

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Review – Belle Takes Flight

The end is just the beginning…

“Ever since she was a little girl, Belle had dreamed of travelling to far away cities and exploring the world.”


Have you ever wondered what happened to Princess Belle and the Prince after they defeated the curse that turned the Prince into a beast? Belle Takes Flight is just that, a tale of adventure and mischief. The Prince is being held prisoner in a faraway kingdom and it is up to her to go and get him back. With the help of her father and her castle friends, Belle sets out to find her missing Prince.

I received this book from @scholastic_au to review, it is a fun adventurous story written by Kathy McCullough about Belle and her companions.

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Review – The Beast Within

A Tale of Beauty’s Beast

“They were holding a mirror up to the monster within, which was longing to escape.”

Who loves Beauty and the Beast? I think as readers so many of us love Belle because she shares our love of books!

I received a copy of The Beast Within from @scholastic_au for review. Spoiler alert, I thought it was wonderful!

As far as Disney retellings go, this one is a pretty highly rated one for me. I absolutely loved how the author intertwined mythology throughout the story. Not to mention my girl Ursula had a cameo!

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Review – Disney Princess A Treasury of Enchanting Tales

“The decisions she makes reflect her tenacity and compassion, as she bravely journeys to restore the heart of Te Fiti.”

– From Moana, Disney Enterprises


I was lucky enough to receive the absolutely gorgeous copy of Disney Princess A Treasury of Enchanting Tales from Scholastic AU for review.

This book is presented in a beautiful hardcover edition with metallic embellishments on the cover, as well as the hard sleeve it comes in.

It contains 12 tales based on twelve Disney princesses including Moana, Mulan, Jasmine, Merida, Aurora, Snow White, Pochahontas, Rapunzel, Ariel, Belle, Cinderella and Tiana. This is the perfect addition to any Disney collecter’s bookshelves.

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