my book collection

Picture books in my collection…

Michelle Worthington

Each the Same by Michelle Worthington illustrated by Anne-Marie Finn reviewed by Jill Smith copyright October 2014

This is a delightfully illustrated book with the theme for children to learn. They are each very different, but special. The farmer loves each of them the same. I bought this book for my granddaughters to enjoy. The kids squelching in the mud makes them giggle.

Goodreads book blurb

Each the Same by Michelle Worthington (Goodreads Author) 4.40  The cows are in the milking shed, the horses are in the stable and the sheep are in the field. They all have their jobs to do to help make the farm a happy place to live. Someone’s squelching in the mud and it’s not the pigs. Who can it be?

Michelle Worthington

Born Brisbane, Australia
Website http://www.michelleworthington.com
Twitter michelle_author
Genre Children’s
Influences Mem Fox, Sistar Shoes, Brown Brothers
Member SinceOctober 2012
URLhttps://www.goodreads.com/michelle_author

My name is Michelle Worthington and I am an internationally published award winning Australian author of empowering picture books for kids of all ages. My goal is to be known for unique, classically elegant and compassionate stories that inspire young children to fall in love with books and reading.

Anne-Marie Finn

Anne-Marie Finn illustrator biography

Ann-Marie is a Brisbane based freelance illustrator. She works in many areas of design and illustration, and her work can be found on greeting cards, phone apps and packaging across the world. More recently she has concentrated on children’s book illustration. Since the recent release of her first book, A Trip to the Moon she has collaborated with other authors and has released two more children’s books with more on the way.

Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks book review by Jill Smith copyright June 2015

I loved this book and look forward to reading it to my granddaughters.

The CD accompanying it is also an opportunity to share the story with the girls in the car.

I loved the quirky animal illustrations and the large bold writing. My oldest Grand daughter is learning to read, this will be fun to share with her to spark her love of reading.

The animals arguing about who should be most unique, in ferocious debate, came down to a final eight.

The Aussie animals decision does not include sly old croc, he has ideas of his own.

This is a beautiful book to hold and share. For parents, grandparents and anyone wanting to share Aussie fun, this is one to give a good run!

Funky Chicken by Chris Collin (Goodreads Author), Megan Kitchin (Illustrations) 4.12  ·Goodreads blurb – This wacky, rhyming children’s picture book will delight children and adults alike. Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks, was first published in 2013 and is the first book of the Funky Chicken series. The second book, Funky Chicken: Chooks in Space, Funky Chicken’s search for ‘intergalactic funkiness’, was published in 2015.

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More book inspired information tomorrow. Happy ready, writing and NaNoWriMo prepping. – Jill

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