Welcome to Children's Corner book reviews from 4MBS Classic Radio FM in Brisbane. Here you will find short annotations of the children's books reviewed by Kerry Neary in Children's Corner on 4MBS, together with the details you need to find them at your favourite bookstore. Any prices shown are the publisher's Australian recommended price and may vary depending on where you shop. You are welcome to use these reviews for newsletters and the like with appropriate acknowledgement.

Dec 30, 2016

The nonsense show

Eric Carle
Penguin Random House

This is pure Carle in his surrealist world. He has created a series of colourful inside-out images which are accompanied by short word-teasing poems. Together they flip the child’s world in a way that affirms their imagination. His stories generally challenge children to recognise that the world has many facets to be seen in many ways. If someone else is seeing the world their way, then it must be real - and fun! But please don’t ask for a story synopsis...