Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Kaye's New Books


THE FRIENDLY GAMES
Author: Kaye Baillie
Illustrator: Fiona Burrows
Publisher: MidnightSun
Release Date: 1 June 2020
John Ian Wing couldn't be more excited about the upcoming Melbourne Olympic Games. It's 1956 and from his parents' Bourke Street restaurant, John swells with pride watching the hive of activity as the city prepares to welcome its guests. But when world tensions threaten to overshadow the good nature of the Games, John knows he must do something to remind everyone of the meaning of friendship and peace. Based on a true story, The Friendly Games is a fascinating tale of one boy's role in one of Australia's most significant sporting events.
Published by MidnightSun Publishing, Australia
BOO LOVES BOOKS
Author: Kaye Baillie
Illustrator: Tracie Grimwood
Publisher: New Frontier Publishing
Release Date: 1 May 2020 Australia/UK/New Zealand
US Release Date: 1 October 2020
Some dogs are shy and anxious and so are some children. Can Boo and Phoebe turn their fears into a positive experience? A charming story of friendship between a shy little girl and a huge, gentle rescue dog.

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