Be Bully Free Review

Bullying is NOT ok! “Sometimes people think that bullying is just harmless teasing, but it’s not…bullying can affect people’s self-esteem, confidence, education and ultimately their lives.” This book is not just for children or teens but for anyone that has been or is a victim of bullying, and what makes this book so unique is…

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AFL Factivity Book Review

ANZAC Day has come and gone and so that means it’s officially time to be indoors more often than not and watching footy on telly is a sanctioned activity. For those who follow AFL this bright colourful, carefully constructed factivity book is the ideal accompaniment as fans of all ages can test their knowledge, learn…

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Ocean Grove Market

Had my Cats jumper on and made it in time for the Ocean Grove Rotary Market. Lots of fun, some books sold and plenty of interesting chats to interesting people.

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Fed Square Book Market

This Saturday I’m off to the Book Market at Federation Square in the Atrium for a spot of book selling and signing. Bookmarks and Easter Eggs for everyone (well, until the Easter eggs run out) and a chance to buy some signed Michael Panckridge books at bargain basement prices. So, if you happen to be in the…

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ReadPlus review

Clearing the Pack – Review The Legend series. Ford St Publishing, 2017. ISBN 9781925272642 The Legend of sport competition has started for another year and students score points for skill based sessions, their knowledge of the sport and their game skills. The winner of the Legend of football and netball need to achieve the highest…

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AFL Factivity Book

How much do you really know about the AFL? Put your knowledge to the test with this awesome activity book! Uncover heaps of cool AFL facts and spend hours on AFL-themed activities, quizzes and challenges. Plus, two sticker sheets featuring over 70 stickers to add to the factivity fun! The 48 paged activity book will…

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Legends 3 and 4

So, it’s been a while but finally (thanks for you patience, Paul at Ford Street Publishing!) books 3 and 4 of the Legends series have landed. Again, big thanks to Marita Seaton for her wonderful cover designs. We’re launching next Sunday at Ford St Publishing (162 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford) at 12pm. Would LOVE to see you…

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Boomerang Blog – Legends Review

Ford Street Publishing has recently revised and re-issued ‘The Legend Series’ by Michael Panckridge. I remember how appealing it was for primary age children when I read it in 2003 and so was keen to re-read it.  The Legends sports competition is held over the course of the year, beginning with surfing in February. The…

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Reading Times Review

The premise for this series is the Legend of Sport Competition at a sports-based school, Sandhurst. Each book focuses on a different sport, presumably with some sort of showdown in the final book and points accumulated by the characters across the series. Book 1, Chasing the Break, focuses on surfing and Book 2, Against the…

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Another Chasing The Break review!

The Legends series by Michael Panckridge Ford St, 2016. (Age: 10+) Highly recommended. Sports. School. With the upper primary reading group such a hard batch to satisfy with good books, it is great to see the republishing of Michael Panckridge’s exciting series, The Legends. This is most welcome, with the series repackaged with an up…

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