|Michael Leunig has still got it
Jackie French Nanberry
Martine Murray The Slightly True Story of Cedar B Hartley
Brian Selznick The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Jackie French Flood
Shaun Tan The Lost Thing (coincidentally my most popular post by a mile)
John Baxter Immoveable Feast A Paris Christmas (a book I loved so much I did two blog posts about it #1 and #2)
Fred Gipson Old Yeller
Lonely Planet Paris Not for Parents
All the 13 things children should know series that I've read so far.
I started listening to audio books in the car this year when my commute time tripled (from 4 minutes to 15!), I've been listening to nonfiction, and a few of these really won over my affections.
Tim Flannery Country
Dawn French Dear Fatty
Jim Leavesley Mere Mortals
I'm pretty pleased with myself that a full 50% of these books are Australian! Also pretty pleased with the diversity. Fiction. Nonfiction. YA. Picture books. Adult books. Interesting to note that no adult fiction made my list. I hope to remedy that next year. The TBR always looms large.
I really enjoyed participating in the Foodies Reading Challenge and Wondrous Word Wednesdays memes this year. I've learnt so much from these activites, and made new online friends. I look forward to continuing both next year.
Another 5 star discovery this year: