|Awards:||Winner of Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2013. Shortlisted for West Australian Young Reader's Book Awards: Younger Readers' Award 2012.|
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
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.
Noni is the nicest pony any little child could ever hope to meet. A delightful new picture book for young children by the much-loved Alison Lester. Noni the Pony lives on a farm by the bay. She’s friendly and funny and her best... 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
There once was a dog with a keen sense of smell. She was known far and wide as Detective Dog Nell.Peter's dog Nell has an amazing sense of smell. Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who did a poo on the new gravel p... read more
When a girl receives a beautiful porcelain box from her grandmother, she immediately wants something special to put inside it. But what could it be? What does she love best? She loves jumping in puddles on rainy days, blowing bubb... read more
Did your dad used to be cool? Wondering what happened to his rock band playing, skateboarding days? This funny and relatable story shows children how their parents are still cool after all, even if it’s not in quite the... read more
One warm sunny morning, a donkey, a cow, a pig, a sheep, and a tiny little mouse, decide to go for a row in a boat...
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
Milo's life is almost entirely unremarkable. He lives in a solid kennel in an okay part of town. Every other day he has a job delivering parcels...Then Milo's life is turned upside down by an argument with his friend Snombo, fol... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Bisto Honour Award / Gradam Feabhais Bisto 2009. Shortlisted for Roald Dahl Funny Prize: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Six and Under 2008 and Bisto Book of the Year Award 2009 and Kate Greenaway Medal 2010.|
When life in the forest begins to change; when trees mysteriously lose their branches, when whole tree trunks start to disappear, when homes are lost, the only course of action for the forest dwellers is to begin a full scale inv... read more
Bear likes adventure. Chook likes the quiet life. They are the best of friends. One sunny day by the pond, Chook lets himself get drawn into Bear's wild ideas...with disastrous results!
This is an enchanting ecological fantasy from a multi-award-winning picture book creator.Worried that the whale living in her pond is unhappy, Emily writes to Greenpeace, who, though offering the best of advice, insist that it is im... read more
Mylisa Larsen's tongue-in-cheek bedtime story about a role reversal between parents and a child pairs perfectly with Babette Cole's hilarious and bright watercolor illustrations. No one likes going to bed. And you're not... read more
A contemporary story about a young girl who has grown up in the city and who is to return to Badu Island to stay with her aka (grandmother). It is time for Wandihnu to learn about the customs and culture of her people who ... read more
Oh Albert, how could you? was inspired by a newspaper article of the same name about a boxer with a penchant for destroying his owner's home and belongings (resulting in bills of over $40,000!). Following a week in the life of a busy fa... read more
The Australian bush is filled with all sorts of different sounds. Can you hear an animal jumping? What's that? Turn the page and you will see Kangaroo. There's also Wombat, Cockatoo, Possum, Platypus, Koala and many others. A charming guessing game for the very young to introduce them to some of Australia's unique animals.
|Author:||Isabel Sanchez Vegara|
|Series:||Little People, Big Dreams|
In this new series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. Th... read more