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Middle Grade Mavens

60 EpisodesProduced by Julie Grasso+Pamela UeckermanWebsite

Welcome to Middle Grade Mavens, where two Australian author mums discuss their favourite middle-grade books, provide recommendations and share insider industry tips for authors trying their hand at middle grade.Julie Anne Grasso is the author of the Frankie Dupont Mystery series, cupcake enthusiast … read more


Episode 4: The Mavens review: Frankie Fish / The girl with the broken wing

Episode 4: Today on middle grade Mavens, Pamela reviews, "Frankie Fish and the sonic suitcase," by Peter Helliar, and Julie reviews, "The girl with the broken wing," by Heather Dyer.

Want to request this book at your local library? Here’s the information you’ll need. 

Title: Frankie Fish And The Sonic Suitcase

Author: Peter Helliar 

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont

Date: 1st March 2017

ISBN: 9781760128494


Want to request this book at your local library? Here’s the information you’ll need. 

Title: The Girl With The Broken Wing

Author: Heather Dyer

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Chicken House Books

Date: 1st February 2018

ISBN: 9781911490241

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