“It’s fun being Dad’s assistant but imagine what can be achieved if Billy and Dad work together? Bonding and satisfaction are themes in this entertaining book.”
Blue Wolf Reviews
“Perfect for reading together and perfect to remind parents that children are capable of achieving great things, even though they may not be perfect, when they work together as a team” Click here to read
One More Page Podcast
“this story has just the right amount of heartwarming. 10 out of 10!”. Click here to listen to the episode (The reviews start at approx. 22:00)
Reading Time (CBCA) reviewed
“The story gives readers encouraging resources for bridging play and construction and rejoices in recycling fun and inventiveness.” Click hear to read
2BS Bathurst – Sarah Boorer
“a very special children’s book”.
SEAFM Davenport TAS – Breakfast hosts Jess and Lee chats to Katrina McKelvey.
“a gorgeous new book that talks about the father son relationship”. Click here to listen
Best Weekend in the Daily Telegraph – May 4
“This delightful book is at face value about a father and son building a billy cart together – but more deeply it is about how most children have a creativity and ability that is under estimated by the adults around them”
The Bottom Shelf reviewed
“Lots of scope for creative thinking embedded in a story that is just a joy to read in itself.” Click here to read the full review
SAPOWER FM Mel Dee chats to Katrina McKelvey –
Up To Something is “the most beautiful book”. Click here to listen
Read For Fun reviewed
“Too often, grown ups forget what children are capable of…. This is a fantastic book that reminds parents to listen to their children and work with them on projects rather than taking over”. Click here to read in full
“Up to Something serves as an ideal reminder on Father’s Day that there’s more to being a dad than simply being around.” Click here to read more
jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Review
“This is an ideal book for DAD’S to read with children on Father’s Day, it tops my list of book’s for dads on Father’s Day.” Click here to read more.
Nayu’s Reading Corner- Reviews
“Illustrations are vital for a great picture book, and Billy’s tale is no exception. I loved the watercolour effects which used realistic colours for Billy, his dad, and their dog, who gets into a bit of mischief while they are working on their project. Pet antics always make me smile!” Click here to read more