"I see a lot of series aimed at 6-9-year-olds that simply have too much text for a lot of newbie readers. Some children will dive headlong into that sort of challenge, while others will turn their heads as soon as they see that great wall of words.
Felice Arena’s new series is very approachable in two ways, then.
First, in its subject matter – the series covers the most-loved sports in this country, and features girls as well as boys as the main characters. And secondly, in the just-right text for a reader starting chapter books, who still loves the reassurance of a few illustrations, larger font and manageable sentences.. "
Sporty Kids Swimming -
CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE MONTH
Emily Gale - Online Children's Specialist, READINGS Australia.