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.
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.
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
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
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?
"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
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!
'The world's most beautiful city meets the world's most startling chicken...Not since Quasimodo has Paris been host to a monster of such charm. In typical exuberant style, Hobbs takes us abroad with the gentlemanly Mr Chicken... read more
A giraffe in the bath - does that make you laugh? Or a frog in the flour? Or a sheep in the shower? An owl with the flu? Or a roo on the loo? A crocodile with style - does that make you smile? What makes you laugh? This very funny picture book suggests increasingly silly and hilarious possibilities.
Everyone and everything is waiting for the rain. Rosie's kids, the panting dogs, the fat green frogs, and Old Stephen - for he predicts its arrival. But when will the big rain come? Shortlisted for 2002 Washington (State) Children's Choice Picture Book award. Ages 3-6.