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.
Crocodiles are scary animals but not so in this picture storybook, told from the viewpoint of a very small baby croc. For ages 5+.
This is the classic edition of the bestselling story written for the very young. A newly hatched caterpillar eats his way through all kinds of food...
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 with the hens and the ducks, and her best friends are Dave Dog and Coco the Cat. Alison Lester'... read more
There was a wolf called Wilson Who never brushed his hair. He never washed his paws or face Or changed his underwear. Will anyone be able to persuade Whiffy Wilson to change his grotty ways for something far less stinky? Peew! Let's hope so. A fantastically funny verse from the brilliant Caryl Hart, with grubby-but-great illu... read more
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 sharing aloud and will make children giggle as they guess which animal spoilt a day's rowing by... read more
This is our Sydney, the brightest and best of it, North to the south to the east and the west of it. Bats and cicadas, lawn bowls and the zoo. This is our town. Let us share it with you.
Art & Australia’s latest book project presents a new series of artworks by Del Kathryn Barton inspired by the wild energy of Oscar Wilde’s classic story The Nightingale and the Rose.
Lusciously illustrated, the book contains 20 new paintings and drawings by the Archibald winning artist to accompany the w... read more
In a follow up to the delightful Bear and Chook, the two lovable characters continue their adventures in Bear and Chook by the Sea. Bear and Chook are unexpected friends. Bear still likes adventure and Chook would still much rather have the quiet life! One day they decide to go and visit the sea. Chook is worried that they do... read more
A terrible catastrophe befalls the little mole one bright, sunny morning. It looks like a sausage, and the worst thing is that it lands right on his head. Our plucky little hero sets out to find who has left their business on his head. His high... read more
From the award-winning duo of Diary of a Wombat comes another hilarious tale of a bush animal youb2ll never forget. Josephine is a kangaroo - who loves to dance. Her little brother, Joey, tells her that kangaroos donb2t dance, they hop - but Josephine continues to point her toes and leap through the air. When a ballet troupe ... read more
Attractively rebranded, this classic brightly illustrated Cat In The Hat Beginner Book is certain to turn even 'non-readers' into readers. Join the big and little dogs at play in this vibrant, action-packed Blue Back Beginner Book. Using a 75-word vocabulary and clear illustrations, pre-readers are helpfully introduced to the... read more
Ever had an itch you couldn't scratch? Hairy-Nosed Wombat has one, and somebody has chopped down his favourite scratching tree! Join our marsupial hero on an itchity, scratchity adventure as he tries to find the perfect place to scratch his butt.
Joey is sleeping curled up in Mums pouch. Koala is resting on a limb like a couch. Turtle is dreaming far out in the sea. Cockatoo is yawning high up in a tree. Ill stay close-by all through the night. So sleep well, my small one. I love you ...I love you ...I love you ...Sleep tight. Join all the animals as they settl... read more
Stomp, splash, slide, dive ...This little dinosaur just loves mud!
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, an elephant the mango, a giraffe the pineapple, an antelope the avocado and a parrot the passio... read more
Tyrone is a terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex! Well, he would be terrifying if he didn't have such a sore tooth. Will Tyrone be saved from starvation? And if he is, will the other dinosaurs be saved from Tyrone?
Thirty-six years after publication this much-loved classic is still as popular as ever. Ingenious die-cut holes bring this much-loved nursery rhyme to life, and Pam Adams's illustrations lend humour and vibrancy to the proceedings. Bouncy illustrations, innovative die cutting and popular rhymes make Books with Holes a must fo... read more