|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. To... read more
|Author:||J. K. Rowling|
The landmark publishing event of 2015 -- a full-colour illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with breathtaking illustrations by Jim Kay, winner of the Kate... 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.
The Eiffel Tower is bored today Wouldn’t it be nice to fly away? Paris is full of things to do – The Tower would like to see them too The Tower takes off for the day To watch the city work and play . . . The Eiffel Tower is bored ... read more
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 friends a... 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 feisty and resourceful Audrey that readers have grown to love in the best-selling AUDREY OF THE OUTBACK series.
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 him on... read more
Audrey is bigger than she was yesterday. Now she needs a bigger house. So she tells her dad to build her one. At the top of a tree. It is an ideal house. It has a bathtub for snorkeling, a place to drink tea, and somewhere to hide 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...
From the punk rock stars of Australian children's literature comes the fastest-selling Australian book in a decade and the no. 1 bestselling book of 2015 "Brilliantly silly" - The Daily Telegraph "Hilariously clever" - Australia... 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 day... read more
Hi there, do you want to play?..Join the yellow dot on an adventure of colour and movement, surprise and imagination...A fantastic companion to Press Here and Mix it Up!..'Tullet's mischievous brilliance turns young readers into willing, laughing collaborators.' The Wall Street Journal..
In her seventh novel, international bestselling author and twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal Kate DiCamillo tells a masterful story that blends pathos and humour. Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absol... read more
Picture Books with CD's
|Series:||Noisy Picture Books|
Take a great story and lots of silly sounds, mix with a happy helping of children, and you have a recipe for a Kaye Umansky Noisy Picture Book. Riotously funny retellings of favourite tales as you have never heard t... 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.
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!