Non-Christmassy picture books for Christmas

Summer Time

Summer Time

Hilary Bell, Antonia Pesenti

The bestselling creators of Alphabetical Sydney and Numerical Street are back with their new picture book, Summer Time - a stunning tribute to an Australian summer.

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 Read reviewA Trip to the Beach

A Trip to the Beach

Gwyn Perkins

Today's the day - Iggy's going to catch a wave without any help! Or at least that's what Grandad thinks. Iggy isn't quite so sure.

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Under the Southern Cross

Under the Southern Cross

Frane Lessac

From the bestselling and award-winning creator of A is for Australia and A is for Australian Animals comes a new narrative nonfiction picture book, which explores Australia after dark.

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Wide Big World

Wide Big World

Maxine Beneba Clarke, Isobel Knowles

A beautiful children's picture book about diversity from award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke and illustrator Isobel Knowles.

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 Read reviewMadame Badobedah

Madame Badobedah

Sophie Dahl, Lauren O'Hara

A timeless story celebrating friendship and imagination, from an exciting new voice in children's literature.

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 Read reviewYou Might Find Yourself

You Might Find Yourself

Tai Snaith

A delightful picture book that celebrates empathy, compassion and the power of the imagination.

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No Place for an Octopus

No Place for an Octopus

Claire Zorn

No Place for an Octopus is a sweet and sensory journey about an unusual friendship between a boy and an octopus.

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 Read reviewWilam: A Birrarung Story

Wilam: A Birrarung Story

Aunty Joy Murphy, Andrew Kelly, Lisa Kennedy

Yarra Riverkeeper Andrew Kelly joins award-winning picture book duo Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy to tell the Indigenous and geographical story of Melbourne's beautiful Yarra River, from its source to its mouth; from its...

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 Read reviewLittle Bird's Day

Little Bird’s Day

Sally Morgan, Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr

A simple, universal story of a day in the life of Little Bird as she sings the world alive, flies with Cloud, travels with Wind, nestles with Moon and dreams of flying among the stars.

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The Tiny Star

The Tiny Star

Mem Fox, Freya Blackwood

Once upon a time, although this happens all the time, a tiny star fell to earth...

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Kindness Grows

Kindness Grows

Britta Teckentrup

It all starts with a crack that we can hardly see, it happens when we shout or if we disagree. But with every kindness that we care to show, something good and magical then begins to grow...

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The Big Little Thing

The Big Little Thing

Beatrice Alemagna

A beautiful new book exploring the wonderful way that happiness enters our lives and changes the way we look at the world!

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Every Child A Song

Every Child A Song

Nicola Davies, Marc Martin

Publishing ahead of the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Every Child A Song is a poignant celebration of children everywhere and a reminder that EVERY child must be protected by the articles laid...

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 Read reviewJust Because

Just Because

Mac Barnett, Isabelle Arsenault

Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in a fantastical bedtime book by Mac Barnett and Isabelle Arsenault.

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Clancy the Quokka

Clancy the Quokka

Lili Wilkinson, Alison Mutton

Here's Clancy the quokka. So friendly and charming. His innocent face is entirely disarming

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Ivanhoe Swift Left Home at Six

Ivanhoe Swift Left Home at Six

Jane Godwin, A. Yi

A lyrical exploration of those bittersweet moments when children first begin to explore the world for themselves.

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This Love

This Love

Harriet Lynas, Isabel Otter

Celebrate love from all around the world! A series of gentle rhymes sensitively explores what love feels like to children. This timeless book shows that love is a common language with the power to unite, wherever you come from.

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Heads and Tails Underwater

Heads and Tails Underwater

John Canty

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 Special priceMy Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons

My Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons

Jo Witek, Christine Roussey

One little girl has a very special friend, the tall ancient tree in her backyard. Through the seasons, she grows along with the tree, playing in its branches and basking in its shade. She can swing and have a picnic, draw the tree...

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Starbird

Starbird

Sharon King-Chai

An exquisitely beautiful folk tale about love and freedom.

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Hello, New Zealand!

Hello, New Zealand!

Megan McKean

In the fourth book in the Hello...! series, we're heading to New Zealand for a new look-and-find adventure.

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Boo!

Boo!

Margaret Wild, Andrew Joyner

An irresistibly joyous story for the very young, by two of Australia's most-loved picture-book creators.

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Antarctica

Antarctica

Moira Court

From the artist who brought us My Superhero and Colour Me, Moira Court brings the diversity of Antarctica to life in this gorgeous new picture book, combining clever counting with lyrical prose and stunning artwork.

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Little Dog and the Summer Holiday

Little Dog and the Summer Holiday

Corinne Fenton, Robin Cowcher (Illustrator)

A charming and nostalgic story about a much-loved Little Dog and his family.    

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