The Coat stood in a paddock at the end of a row of strawberries. It was buttoned up tight and stuffed full of straw and it was angry. 'What a waste of me!' it yelled. Then along came a man. 'I could do with a coat like that,' the man said... read more
Introducing a new, visually engaging way of presenting grammar. Appealing to the senses and the emotions with colour, texture, humour and drama, this book seeks to make the subject of grammar not only more intelligible to more people, but more memorable.
From the arrival of the ground staff and the pilot, through to the passengers checking in, boarding and the flight itself, this rhyming text explores the excitement of air travel for young children. Mandy Foot's uniquely Australian cast of animal characters add fun and humour.
Who sank the boat? Was it the cow or the donkey or the sheep with her knitting? Surely it wasn't the tiny little mouse? Winner of the 1983 Australian Picture Book of the Year Award, this wonderfully illustrated book is designed for ... read more
Noni the pony is friendly and funny. Her shimmering tail is the colour of honey. She lives on a farm at Waratah Bay, and likes eating apples and carrots and hay. Would you like to meet Noni? She loves to entertain the cows and play wi... read more
Dad isn't afraid of anything . . . except, that is, for one thing. While spending a day on the beach together, a small child learns that his dad isn't afraid of very much--sharks, crazy crabs, angry dogs, and giant waves don't scare hi... read more
Australian Picture Books
|Awards:||CBCA Early Childhood Shortlist 2013|
Audrey lives in the outback, so when she loses her first tooth, she's worried the tooth fairy will never find her! How will she let the tooth fairy know where she lives . . . and what will the tooth fairy leave her? This is the same... read more
A terrible catastrophe befalls the little mole one bright, sunny morning. It looks like a sausage, and the worst t... read more
My brother was making a game with a ball, Bouncing and throwing up high on a wall, When I asked to join in, he straightened up tall And I knew what he'd say, he said, 'You're too small.' Poor Sam! He always gets left out of his b... read more
They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys ...and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that! Mr Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' fir... read more
In a follow-up to the delightful Bear and Chook, the two lovable characters continue their adventures. Bear and Chook are unexpected friends. Bear still likes adventure and Chook would still much rather have the quiet life! One... read more
The Very Cranky Bear and his friends are back! Theres music in the air in the Jingle Jangle Jungle! Can Bears friends help him find the perfect instrument to play?
This book is based on a story told by Daisy Utemorrah of the Worora people to Aboriginal children living in Derby, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of her story. She said, "I used ... read more
"Look see, look at me. I'm so much bigger now I'm three. I can run, I can jump, I can skip, I can bump..." From the acclaimed author and illustrator team of You and Me: Our Place comes a delightful celebration of outback family lif... read more
Koalas, kites and kangaroos, Penguins and possums and pelicans too. Worm-eating wagtails and wombats at play, Surf-riding seas on a hot summer's day. Rabbits on roller-skates, lizards on land, Card-playing crocodiles,... read more
Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. But as she walks, carrying the basket on her head, various creatures steal her fruits. A monkey takes the banana, an ostrich the guava, a zebra the orange,... read more
Following in the footsteps of the successful alphabetic and numeric phenomena Alphablock and Countablock, Dinoblockpages cut into the shape of dinosaurs! Readers will be introduced to 24 different kinds of dinosaurs via die-cuts of thei... read more
The sounds, sights and activity of a construction site provide for endless fascination. Packed with more than 60 tabbed moving parts to pull, lift and explore; crammed with meticulous detail of ve... read more