|Author:||Oscar Wilde and Del Kathryn Barton|
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
Traces the experiences of Sally Morgan's life, growing up in Perth in the 50s & 60s. Through the memories and images of her childhood and adolescence, vague hints and echoes begin to emerge and a fascinating story unfolds - a mystery of identity, complete with clues and suggested solutions. 2004-5 HSC English prescribed text.
Wombat and his inseparable friends - the motherly and practical Mouse, and Tabby Cat whose pride, along with his tabby coat, is always being ruffled - began their careers in a daily children's serial on ABC radio. Since then their delightful adventures in the popular series of Muddleheaded Wombat books have entertained thousa... read more
What happens when everyone's bums in the whole town are stolen? And how do you get them back? A wacky story fro m an award-winning author.
|Series:||Puffin story books|
A bleak but compelling look at the future beyond a nuclear holocaust. Ben comes upon Taronga Zoo, which seems unaffected by the general chaos. But is it? Age 13+. CBC Book of the Year - Honour, 1987. KOALA shortlisted, 1995.
Queen Alice's palace was guilded and grand... Queen Alice has the best palace in the land. But when cunning Sir Hugh plots to take one of Alice’s palaces (by means of a military coup!), will she be able to outwit him? A brilliantly funny rhyming text by the critically acclaimed author of the Marmaduke Duck books.
It's packed with cross-over humour to amuse kids and big kids too. The art is stylish yet accessible and full of details for poring over time and time again - there's always a new joke to find! And there are machines and maps and even a laboratory ...oh, and lots of lots of weasels.
Timothy Limpet feels out of place in the troll family - he likes things to be just so, and most trolls, frankly, don't. Tabitha Lumpit likes things to be loud, loopy and messy and she feels a fish out of water in her very neat family. Sometimes they wonder if their families really see them for who they are, so when Timothy... read more
Meet Ollie, a gorgeous, lively zebra, Fred the dog and all of Ollie's friends. Ollie and Dad love banana bread, climbing trees and piggyback rides! Ages 2+.
A new edition of the classic illustrated storybook, ideal for children just beginning to read on their own. A simple illustrated story of a baby bird's journey to find his mother. Children who have just started to read on their own will love following the baby bird on his quest as he asks everyone and everything that he meets... read more
Fancy Nancy is back in this magical new story about little girls' favourite dolls...and not so favourite little sisters! When Fancy Nancy's little sister JoJo gives Nancy's favourite doll a tattoo, Fancy Nancy is livid (that's fancy for tres angry and upset)! Even worse, it's in permanent marker - that means it will NEVER com... read more
|Author:||Karen Wallace Illustrated by Mike Bostock|
Dive deep down, through the warm waters to the bed of the Sargasso Sea, as a newborn eel starts to swim towards the rivers he will soon call home. Curious young minds will love learning about the waterbed antics of the eel in this picture book which combines story with information. Previously part of the acclaimed "Read and W... read more
Knock! Knock! Who's there? Ice-cream. Ice-cream who? Ice-cream if you don't let me in! A laugh-out-loud collection of classic knock knock jokes for the whole family to enjoy.
Max only had one friend. Max's friend was called George. George lived in windows. Max is lucky to have a friend like George. George loves to do everything Max does. He also knows what it feels like to be Max...
At first your eyes will not believe. Such terrors they can scarce conceive, but come, look closely; you will see, horrific creatures just like me. Open the box, if you dare, but danger lies within: Beware! From the award-winning duo who brought you Kisses for Daddy and Captain Crablaw's Crew comes a fearsome, frightening, fe... read more
This beautiful picture book from the acclaimed partnership of Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks is a glorious celebration of family and new life.
That cat is back! He's back with a rat and a baseball bat. And when the cat starts to chase the rat, around and around the mat, the trouble is only just beginning. A rhyming story of mischief and mayhem that will delight everyone, especially beginner readers, accompanied by Terry Denton's energetically comic illustrations.