Recent picture books from 2015 & 2016

Lucky Lazlo

Lucky Lazlo

Steve Light

It's curtains up on a production from Steve Light, whose intricate pen-and-ink style sets the stage for a high-speed chase through the theatre!

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Magnificent Creatures: Animals on the Move!

Magnificent Creatures: Animals on the Move!

Anna Wright, Sue Tarsky

An introduction to the natural world that is enlivened by the author's sophisticated and fun art style which mixes pen and ink, watercolour and fabric collage. In this title, you can find out what 'pronking' is and how one...

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The 12th Dog

The 12th Dog

Charlotte Calder, Tom Jellett

In the summer holidays, a game of backyard cricket brings the whole neighbourhood together, and no one loves the game more than Arlo the dog. He's the fastest fielder there is, but there's a big problem: he never gives up the...

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Friends Forever

Friends Forever

Roald Kaldestad, Bjørn Rune Lie

Change is a constant in the worlds of adults and children alike. Friends Forever's poignant story addresses its unexpected arrival and, through a softly colored palette, shows that change can be soothed by fond memories. The...

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One Minute

One Minute

Somin Ahn

In simple text and illustrations, the author explains all the things that can happen in a minute - both good and bad.

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House that Flew Away

House that Flew Away

Davide Cali, Catarina Sobral

Getting home after a long day's work to find your house flying off - now there's an upsetting situation. What can you do? Who should you ask for help? This story is about that rare phenomenon: a house that takes a notion to take...

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Hello Little Babies

Hello Little Babies

Alison Lester

From the bestselling author of Kissed by the Moon and Imagine comes a book to be cherished by children and parents everywhere. 

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Ducks Away!

Ducks Away!

Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

Five little ducks went out one day... over the bridge, and away!

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Radio Rescue!

Radio Rescue!

Jane Jolly, Robert Ingpen

Jim and his family live happily on their remote outback station. Yet, sometimes Jim feels lonely. Jim's Dad enjoys droving and shearing his sheep but sometimes he wishes he could chat to a mate. Jim's Mum is always busy with the...

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Don't Cross the Line!

Don’t Cross the Line!

Bernardo Carvalho, Isabel Martins

This slapstick postmodern tale is also a profound statement about dictatorship and peaceful revolution, from an award-winning author/illustrator team.

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The Tale of the Castle Mice

The Tale of the Castle Mice

Michael Bond, Emily Sutton

The Earl's Castle is home to a magnificent doll's house, and inside lives a family of mice. Mr and Mrs Perk and their thirteen children live happily together and work hard to maintain their splendid home. But one day their beloved...

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Plenty of Love to Go Round

Plenty of Love to Go Round

Emma Chichester Clark

When Binky the cat moves in next door, Plum can't understand why everyone likes him so much. But she soon learns that there's no need to be jealous and there's plenty of love to go round. Inspired by the hugely popular Plumdog...

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Cat Knit

Cat Knit

Jacob Grant

Cat and Yarn are the best of friends. They have so much fun playing together. Until the day Girl takes Yarn away. When Yarn returns, he is completely changed, no longer Cat's bright and rolly friend. Cat is mad! --Front jacket...

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Penguin Problems

Penguin Problems

Jory John, Lane Smith

Little Penguin has problems: his beak is cold; there's snow everywhere; the water smells salty; he waddles; he looks the same as everybody else. No - it's not easy being a penguin!

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Hiding Heidi

Hiding Heidi

Fiona Woodcock

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Singer and the Paint

Singer and the Paint

Mira Shapur

In this cheerful story, Amy and Sam are helping to paint the furniture at home. Their excitable dog, Singer, decides to lend them a hand by wagging and thumping her tail on the wet paint. In the colourful calamity that ensues,...

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Out

Out

Angela May George, Owen Swan

Timely, powerful and moving, Out celebrates the triumph of the human spirit in the darkest times, and the many paths people take to build a new life.

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The Patchwork Bike

The Patchwork Bike

Maxine Beneba Clarke, Van Thanh Rudd

What's the best fun in the whole village? Riding the patchwork bike we made! A joyous picture book for children by award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke.

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Pandora

Pandora

Victoria Turnbull

Pandora lives alone, in a world where no-one comes to visit, until a bird with a broken wing falls from the sky... This is a stunning fable of hope and regeneration from critically acclaimed artist Victoria...

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Lisbeth Kaiser, Isabel Sanchez Vergara

Meet one of the world's most beloved writers in this book for readers as young as 4 years. First in a brand new biography series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

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Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

Torben Kuhlmann

A long time ago a mouse learned to fly ... and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next?

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 Read reviewMr Chicken Arriva a Roma

Mr Chicken Arriva a Roma

Leigh Hobbs

Mr Chicken has always loved reading about Rome. Now it's time to see it in the flesh. With his helpful phrasebook, a friendly guide and an insatiable appetite, Mr Chicken is ready for anything. From the creator of the much-loved...

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Three Little Monkeys

Three Little Monkeys

Quentin Blake, Emma Chichester Clark, Olivia Colman

A remarkable collaboration - that brings together giants of the picture book world - to create a funny, anarchic and utterly delightful picture book. A classic of the future.

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They All Saw a Cat

They All Saw a Cat

Brendan Wenzel

A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book. In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.

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Leave Me Alone

Leave Me Alone

Vera Brosgol

A grandmother leaves her tiny home and her very big family and journeys to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting. Along the way, she encounters ravenous bears, obnoxious goats, and even hordes of...

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 Read reviewHome in the Rain

Home in the Rain

Bob Graham

The extraordinary touches a seemingly ordinary moment of family life, in this tender, heart-warming story from the award-winning Bob Graham.

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There's a Snake in My School!

There’s a Snake in My School!

David Walliams, Tony Ross

From bestselling dream team David Walliams and Tony Ross comes another classic picture book in the making!

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 Read reviewWe Found a Hat

We Found a Hat

Jon Klassen

The multiple award-winning and bestselling Jon Klassen presents the final tale in his acclaimed and bestselling hat trilogy, giving his deadpan finale a surprising new twist...

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Hello Sydney!

Hello Sydney!

Megan Mckean

Go on a look and find adventure, with the help of some friendly, but naughty local seagulls, and discover 15 iconic Sydney locations from Taronga Zoo to Bondi Beach.

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What do they do with all the Poo from all the Animals at the Zoo? + CD

What do they do with all the Poo from all the Animals at the Zoo? + CD

Anh Do, Laura Wood

What do they do with all the poo, from all the animals at the zoo? The hippos, the tigers, the kangaroos - what do they do with all that poo? There's so much poo at the zoo...Where does it all go?

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The Fabulous Friend Machine

The Fabulous Friend Machine

Nick Bland

Popcorn is, quite simply, the friendliest chicken at Fiddlesticks farm! When she finds a Fabulous Friend Machine in the barn, she sets about making some brand new friends. But behind the screen of the Fabulous Friend Machine,...

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Day of the Dinosaurs

Day of the Dinosaurs

Daniel Chester, Steve Brusatte

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs in this book that allows you to compare the biggest, fastest and fiercest creatures of the land, sea and sky from four different prehistoric periods: the Triassic, the early...

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Mother Fox and Her Cubs

Mother Fox and Her Cubs

Amandine Momenceau

At the edge of the forest, Mother Fox gazes fondly at her young frolicking in the snow. But the cubs venture a bit too far - and all of a sudden, they vanish! Mother Fox sets off in search of them, but there are so many trees, and...

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Pig the Elf

Pig the Elf

Aaron Blabey

No one loves Christmas more than Pig. And the world's greediest Pug will stay up all night to get his presents!

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Super Rabbit

Super Rabbit

Stephanie Blake

Simon is not afraid of anything. He's Super Rabbit! But one day when he goes out to save the world, he comes across a situation he wasn't expecting.

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 Read reviewLots

Lots

Marc Martin

A stunning graphic picture book by award-winng author illlustrator Marc Martin with quirky observations and facts about different places around the world. Hong Kong, the Amazon, Antarctica, India - from the villages, towns and...

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An Artist's Alphabet

An Artist’s Alphabet

Norman Messenger

A surreal and gorgeous alphabet book from exceptional artist Norman Messenger.

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Melbourne Word By Word: Little Hare Books

Melbourne Word By Word: Little Hare Books

Michael McMahon

Word by word, sound by sound, sight by familiar sight, this is a book that evokes the spirit of Melbourne. Take a meander through Melbourne's iconic landmarks and hidden gems, and soak up the distinct Melbourne atmosphere, page by...

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Colours of Australia: Little Hare Books

Colours of Australia: Little Hare Books

Bronwyn Bancroft

Deep love of Australia inspires Bronwyn Bancroft's poetry and the richly layered hues of Colours of Australia. Each line speaks a different voice, each image stirs a different mood, and all combine to evoke the miracle of color...

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One Photo

One Photo

Ross Watkins, Liz Anelli

From Ross Watkins, the illustrator of The Boy Who Grew Into a Tree, and Liz Anelli, comes this moving picture book about family, the failings of memory and the strength of love. Told in stunning prose, with poignant artwork, this...

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Small Things

Small Things

Mel Tregonning

An ordinary boy in an ordinary world...With no words, only illustrations, Small Things tells the story of a boy who feels alone with his worries, but who learns that help is always close by.

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Louise and Andie: The Art of Friendship

Louise and Andie: The Art of Friendship

Kelly Light

Louise has a new neighbor, the creative and offbeat Andie - but can they overcome their differences and be friends?  

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 Read reviewAda Twist, Scientist

Ada Twist, Scientist

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

A story of the power of curiosity in the hands of a child on a mission to use science to understand her world

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King Baby

King Baby

Kate Beaton

I am King Baby! You have been waiting for me. I will give you many blessings, for King Baby is generous...

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 Read reviewHere Comes Mr Postmouse

Here Comes Mr Postmouse

Marianne Dubuc

Have you ever taken a peek inside a rabbit's toilet or entered the house of a crocodile? Join Mr Postmouse on his daily rounds and visit the extraordinary homes of Mr Bear, Señor Snake, Madam Dung Fly, the...

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Atlas of Animal Adventures: Natural Wonders, Exciting Experiences and Fun Festivities from the Four Corners of the Globe

Atlas of Animal Adventures: Natural Wonders, Exciting Experiences and Fun Festivities from the Four Corners of the Globe

Rachel Williams, Emily Hawkins, Lucy Letherland

A follow-up to the best-selling Atlas of Adventures, this book collects together the most unmissable events, epic migrations and extraordinary behaviours of the animal kingdom, from around the world.

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 Read reviewFabish: the Horse That Braved a Bushfire

Fabish: the Horse That Braved a Bushfire

Neridah McMullin, Andrew McLean

A powerful and beautifully illustrated picture book based on the true story of a brave horse called Fabish, who saved a group of young horses during the Black Saturday bushfires.

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The Lonely Giant

The Lonely Giant

Sophie Ambrose

A heart-warming story about a giant who, after destroying his forest home, must learn the true value of the natural world.

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 Read reviewWelcome To Country

Welcome To Country

Aunty Joy Murphy, Lisa Kennedy

This is an expansive and generous Welcome to Country from a most respected Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy, beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy.

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Return

Return

Aaron Becker

The eagerly-anticipated finale of Aaron Becker's wordless trilogy - a spectacular, suspenseful and moving story that brings its adventurer home.

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Grandpa's Big Adventure

Grandpa’s Big Adventure

Paul Newman, Tom Jellett

I'm afraid of the water . . . but Grandpa loves it, and he's teaching me to swim. Maybe if I can swim, I'll have adventures like him one day . . .Paul Newman and Tom Jellett take you on a charming trip full of wild...

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All My Treasures

All My Treasures

Jo Witek, Christine Roussey

Readers will love sharing this exploration of happiness and the true nature of joy

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 Read reviewPetunia Paris's Parrot

Petunia Paris’s Parrot

Katie Haworth, Jo Williamson

Petunia Paris has everything she could possibly want, from a swimming pool to a bicycle with its very own chauffeur. When she requests a parrot for her fifth birthday, a parrot is what she gets. The problem is, Petunia Paris's...

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Don't Call Me Bear

Don’t Call Me Bear

Aaron Blabey

G'day, my name is Warren, and I've got something to share...Just because I'm furry doesn't mean that I'm a bear.Warren the Koala is many things - a marsupial, cute and furry, a bit of a grump, but the...

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The Detective Dog

The Detective Dog

Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie

There once was a dog with a keen sense of smell.She was known far and wide as Detective Dog Nell.Peter's dog Nell has an amazing sense of smell. Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who did...

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 Read reviewThe Journey

The Journey

Francesca Sanna

With haunting echoes of current affairs this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war. This book...

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You are Stardust: Our Amazing Connections With Planet Earth

You are Stardust: Our Amazing Connections With Planet Earth

Elin Kelsey, Soyeon Kim

If people were planets, we'd be a lot like Earth...

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The Snow Wombat

The Snow Wombat

Susannah Chambers, Mark Jackson

It's a big journey through the snow for a little wombat, meeting animals, birds, and people along the way... but there's no place like home! A heartwarming story set in the Australian High Country.

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 Read reviewIntroducing Teddy

Introducing Teddy

Jessica Walton

Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do together. One sunny day,...

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 Read reviewCircle

Circle

Jeannie Baker

In an infinity of sky, tiny godwit birds follow ancient, invisible migratory pathways, flying on and on for nine nights and nine days, flying without rest... This is their story.

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Let'S Play!

Let’S Play!

Herve Tullet

A glorious companion to New York Times best sellers Press Here and Mix It Up.

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Gary

Gary

Leila Rudge

Gary the pigeon can't fly. When his racing pigeon friends head off in their travel basket, Gary stays at home. He organises his scrapbook of travel mementos and dreams about the adventures the other pigeons are having. But when...

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Tidy

Tidy

Emily Gravett

Pete the badger likes to keep the forest neat and tidy. But sometimes it's good to know when to stop!

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 Read reviewThe Whisper

The Whisper

Pamela Zagarenski

Two-time Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski debuts as an author in this tender picture book about the joy of reading.

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 Read reviewCan I Build Another Me?

Can I Build Another Me?

Shinsuke Yoshitake

Follows a child's hilarious, wildly inventive train of thought as he decides to make a clone of himself - and starts to ponder what makes him.

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 Read reviewCloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Amy Novesky, Isabelle Arsenault

With a beautifully nuanced and poetic story, this book stunningly captures the relationship between mother and daughter and illuminates how memories are woven into us all.

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I Am Doodle Cat

I Am Doodle Cat

Lauren Marriott

I Am Doodle Cat is a cheerful children's book here to encourage imagination, celebration of the things you love, and finding the magic in silliness. Written by Kat Patrick, with delightful illustrations by Lauren...

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 Read reviewSecret Tree Fort

Secret Tree Fort

Brianne Farley

From the creator of Ike's Incredible Ink comes the enchanting story of a big sister drawn in by the promise of her imaginative sibling's spectacular tree fort hideaway.

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Pig the Winner

Pig the Winner

Aaron Blabey

Pig was a pug and I'm sorry to say if he didn't come first it would ruin his day. Won't he ever learn?! Pig, the world's greediest Pug, won't play fair. He'll do anything to win! Another laugh-out-loud book from the...

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Numerical Street

Numerical Street

Antonia Pesenti, Hilary Bell

Age range 3 to 8  Count as you walk up Numerical Street.Every page has a numerical treat. Get your pants altered, get your keys cut, Open the book before the shops...

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Suri's Wall

Suri’s Wall

Lucy Estela, Matthew Ottley

Eva squeezed Suri's hand. 'What's there? What can you see?' 'What can I see?' Suri looked out over the wall. 'Oh, it's beautiful, let me tell you all about it.' A moving tale of the power of the human spirit brought...

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Hattie Helps out

Hattie Helps out

Jane Godwin, Davina Bell, Freya Blackwood

It's a busy day at Hattie's house. There's a lot to do before Dad's birthday party. Hattie is being very helpful, until it's time for her afternoon nap. Hattie's not even sleepy! But Mama looks tired. Very tired... A...

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 Read reviewHow the Sun Got to Coco's House

How the Sun Got to Coco’s House

Bob Graham

In this charming and beautiful picture book, the journey of the sun is captured as it travels from the far side of the world, across countries, chasing the night before arriving at little Coco's house.

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I Need a Hug HB

I Need a Hug HB

Aaron Blabey

All this little porcupine wants is a hug. But with such prickly spikes, will she ever get the cuddle she craves? A truly adorable tale from the best-selling creator of Pig the Pug and Thelma the Unicorn.

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Warthog

Warthog

Birdie Black, Rosalind Beardshaw

When a plucky little warthog sets out on an adventure, he meets all sorts of fascinating creatures, from two angry bees, all the way up to nine scared monkeys. All children will love lifting the flaps to count the hidden animals...

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 Read reviewA Beginner's Guide to Bear Spotting

A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting

Michelle Robinson, David Roberts

Bearspotting is a dangerous business - you ought to take it seriously, you know. So here's what you need to know for starters - black bears are dangerous and black, brown bears are dangerous and brown. Although sometimes black...

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 Read reviewThe Most Wonderful Thing in the World

The Most Wonderful Thing in the World

Vivian French, Angela Barrett

A funny and heart-warming fairy tale about our values by Vivian French, exquisitely illustrated by Angela Barrett.

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Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories

Dr. Seuss

Experience the magic of Dr. Seuss with this brand new collection of newly-discovered stories featuring old friends and new faces!

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Nibbles: The Book Monster

Nibbles: The Book Monster

Emma Yarlett

Nibbles is a very naughty book monster - he's chomping, munching and nibbling his way through fairytales that don't belong to him! Can you help catch him and put him back in his own story?

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My Dog Bigsy

My Dog Bigsy

Alison Lester

Meet my dog Bigsy. He's only small, but everyone knows he's the boss. Each morning he visits the animals on the farm. Squawk, neigh, quack, moo, baa, oink, cluck, purr, ruff ruff ruff! What a lot of noise! And all because of...

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Flora and the Peacocks

Flora and the Peacocks

Molly Idle

In this wordless book with interactive flaps, a little girl named Flora forms a friendship with two peacocks as the three learn to dance together.   

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Nannie Loves

Nannie Loves

Kylie Dunstan

Nannie lives on a farm with rolling hills, a muddy creek, and lots of animals. Nannie loves her farm. But what Nannie loves most is when her family comes to stay. Kylie Dunstan's simple, warm text and colourful collage...

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 Read reviewWhat Do You Wish For?

What Do You Wish For?

Jane Godwin, Anna Walker

All the children in the street are writing down a special Christmas wish. But what is Ruby's wish? What does she wish for at Christmas time? Ruby thinks of all the things that make Christmas special...From this...

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Paris Up, Up and Away

Paris Up, Up and Away

Helene Druvert

Suitable young children, this book is all about Paris.

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 Read reviewGoodnight Already!

Goodnight Already!

Jory John, Benji Davies

A hilarious bedtime story from debut children's book author Jory John, and Benji Davies, illustrator of Storm Whale.

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 Read reviewHOP Up! Wriggle Over!

HOP Up! Wriggle Over!

Elizabeth Honey

Come and play with a frolicsome family of unique Australian animals. Join in with the satisfying sounds and familiar expressions as the young ones zip, boing and bounce their way through the day.

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 Special priceCharlie and Lola: One Thing

Charlie and Lola: One Thing

Lauren Child

A brand new and completely original Charlie and Lola picture book from the bestselling, multi award-winning author and artist, Lauren Child.

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Tough Guys Have Feelings Too

Tough Guys Have Feelings Too

Keith Negley

A boldly illustrated picture book read-aloud about how everyone gets sad - ninjas, wrestlers, knights, superheroes, everyone...

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Bear Make Den

Bear Make Den

Jane Godwin, Michael Wagner, Andrew Joyner

Bear loves to get things done. He can make just about anything! He even builds a wonderful den. But something is missing. What could it be? From this talented trio comes a warm, playful picture book about what truly makes a...

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The Singing Bones: Inspired by Grimms' Fairy Tales

The Singing Bones: Inspired by Grimms' Fairy Tales

Shaun Tan, Philip Pullman

In this beautifully presented volume, the essence of seventy-five fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm is wonderfully evoked by Shaun Tan's extraordinary sculptures.

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 Read reviewA Tale of Two Beasts

A Tale of Two Beasts

Fiona Roberton

A funny story about seeing the world from a different viewpoint.

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 Read reviewThe Day The Crayons Came Home

The Day The Crayons Came Home

Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers

The hilarious sequel to the prize-winning, international bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit!

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The Big Question

The Big Question

Leen van den Berg, Kaatje Vermeire

Elephant has something on her mind. It's a difficult question and she can't stop thinking about it. Fortunately the annual meeting has been called, and the others will help her find the answer. A stunning picture book about the...

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A Is for Australia

A Is for Australia

Frane Lessac

A factastic tour of Australia from A to Z with award-wining author and illustrator Frane Lessac. What is the Fremantle Doctor? Where is Qui Qui? And why are some islands named after days of the week? You'll uncover these exciting...

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I'm a Girl!

I’m a Girl!

Yasmeen Ismail

I am a Girl! is a wonderful celebration of being who we are and not being pigeon-holed or restricted by gender stereotypes. Most of all it is full of energy and laugh-out-loud funny. Who says that pink is for girls and blue is for...

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A Forest,

A Forest,

Marc Martin

There once was a forest ... So begins this timeless and touching story of renewal from one of Australia's most talented new picture-book creators.

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Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas

Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas

Aaron Blabey

'Hey there guys. Would you like a banana? What's wrong with you, Brian? Youre a Piranha.' Brian is a piranha. He is also a vegetarian. But do you think he can convince his family to join him?

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 Read reviewMr Huff

Mr Huff

Anna Walker

CBCA Book of the Year Award Winner (Early Childhood) 2016Award-winning and much-loved author and illustrator Anna Walker gives us a gentle, poignant, affirming and wise picture book sure to delight all...

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 Read reviewTeddy Took the Train

Teddy Took the Train

Nicki Greenberg

Dot loves Teddy, and Teddy loves Dot. So when Teddy goes missing, she misses him a lot! But Teddy is a brave bear. What wonderful adventures will he have when he rides away on the train? Will there be picnics? Will there be...

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The Umbrella

The Umbrella

Dieter Schubert, Ingrid Schubert

A little dog finds an umbrella in the garden on a windy day. The moment the dog picks up the umbrella, it catches the wind and pulls the dog skywards. This is the start to a fantastic journey around the world.

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Can A Skeleton Have An X-Ray?

Can A Skeleton Have An X-Ray?

Kyle Hughes-Odgers

What spins the Earth? Do colors smell? Why is water wet? Where do dreams go? Renowned artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers brings his own unique vision to these and many other questions, from the practical to the philosophical.

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This & That

This & That

Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

The brilliant team that brought you the best-selling Where is the Green Sheep? have a new story to tell. A story of THIS, and a story of THAT. An utterly delightful bedtime tale.

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 Read reviewThe Rabbit and the Shadow

The Rabbit and the Shadow

Melanie Rutten, Frith Williams

Enter the wonderful world of the following curious cast: the Rabbit who wants to grow up, the anxious Stag, the Soldier at war, the Cat and his recurring dream, the Book that wants to know everything, and the Shadow. <br...

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Bear Report

Bear Report

Thyra Heder

A girl takes a lively journey through the arctic in this stunning picture book by the author-illustrator of Fraidyzoo

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Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye

Graeme Base

A child, brave and curious about the world, flies high over the mountains, goes out on a limb and dives into the deep. From here, he can see eye to eye with majestic and curious creatures, from the miniature to the enormous, the...

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I Want Spaghetti!

I Want Spaghetti!

Stephanie Blake

A picture book for toddlers who might recognise themselves in cheeky Simon, the fussy eater. Once there was a little rabbit who only wanted to eat one thing - spaghetti!

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Just the Way We Are

Just the Way We Are

Claire Robertson, Jessica Shirvington

A fabulously fun, heartwarming picture book for the Modern Family generation Meet Anna, Chiara, Henry, Jack and Izzy. Their families might not look like your family, but that's okay... They're perfect, just the way they are! ...

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One Word from Sophia

One Word from Sophia

Jim Averbeck, Yasmeen Ismail

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 Read reviewMy Pop is a Pirate

My Pop is a Pirate

Damon Young, Peter Carnavas

Some pops scream 'Huzzah!' when they dive in dazzling pools. But my pop is a pirate ...he yells 'Aaarrrgghhh!' and buries jewels. All pops are different. But what if your pop was really different? What if your pop was a ...pirate?...

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Tree: Seasons Come, Seasons Go

Tree: Seasons Come, Seasons Go

Britta Teckentrup, Patricia Hegarty

Explore the beauty of the changing seasons in this timeless peek-through book with beautiful artwork from Britta Teckentrup and accompanying rhyming text.

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My Father Is a Polar Bear

My Father Is a Polar Bear

Michael Morpurgo, Felicita Sala

Look at the polar bears, said Terry. You see that one on the left, the fatter one? That's our dad - our real dad. But you're not to tell.

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Meg and the Dragon

Meg and the Dragon

David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

Meg is busy preparing for her Halloween party when disaster strikes and she breaks her teapot! But with the help of one of her magic spells, Meg is all set to save the day!A brand new story featuring two best-loved and classic...

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 Read reviewThe Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty

The Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty

Beatrice Alemagna

Eddie knows her mum would love a Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty for her birthday. The only problem is that she doesn't know what a Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty is, or where to find one.

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 Read reviewAs an Oak Tree Grows

As an Oak Tree Grows

G. Brian Karas, MR G Brian Karas

An inventive book that relays history from a unique perspective, showing how much the world can transform from a single vantage point. It lets readers watch as populations shift and the landscape transitions from country to city....

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Plip, the Umbrella Man

Plip, the Umbrella Man

David Sire, Thomas Baas, David H. Wilson

The constant rain gets Plip so down that he decides to become an umbrella. But even as an umbrella man, life isn't always easy.

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My Country

My Country

Dorothea Mackellar, Andrew McLean

'My Country' is widely regarded as the universal statement of why Australians love their country. A passionate, patriotic poem, it describes the contrasts that lie at the heart of Australia: its wildness, its generosity and its...

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Brave As Can Be: A Book of Courage

Brave As Can Be: A Book of Courage

Jo Witek, Christine Roussey

From the author-illustrator team of the breakout bestseller In My Heart comes an empowering exploration of fears and how to overcome them.

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The Honey Hunter

The Honey Hunter

Karthika Nair, Joelle Jolivet

This modern day fairy tale reveals what can happen when someone interferes with nature's rhythm. It teaches children to respect and appreciate the environment. Inspired by Muslim and Hindu myths, author Karthika Nair and...

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 Read reviewBob the Railway Dog

Bob the Railway Dog

Corinne Fenton, Andrew McLean

The true story of a little dog who had adventure in his heart and the rattle of the rails in his soul.

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The Zebra Who Ran Too Fast

The Zebra Who Ran Too Fast

Jenni Desmond

A visually stunning story about the meaning of friendship from award-winning new talent, Jenni Desmond.

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Splosh for the Billabong

Splosh for the Billabong

Ros Moriarty, Balarinji

Splosh for the billabong at shady bend of river. Brush for the flowers that burst in summer heat. A glorious celebration of country, animals and painting, illustrated by Balarinji, Australia's leading Indigenous design studio.

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Come Down Cat!

Come Down Cat!

Sonya Hartnett, Lucia Masciullo

The day is ending, night is falling, and Nicholas' cat still won't come down. High on the roof he licks his paws while Nicholas worries about monsters and ghosts. Nicholas fetches a ladder so high that he can see into nests when...

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Ted

Ted

Leila Rudge

A story about finding your perfect place. Ted is a smart dog, with his own jumper. But he has lived at the pet store for as long as he can remember and nobody seems to notice him. Will Ted ever find the perfect place to live?

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Never Tickle a Tiger

Never Tickle a Tiger

Pamela Butchart, Marc Boutavant

Izzy is always shuffling, jiggling, squirming and twitching. She just can't keep still! So when Izzy's school go on a trip to the zoo, her teacher warns her to behave. She must never wriggle, she must never fidget and she must...

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Thelma the Unicorn

Thelma the Unicorn

Aaron Blabey

From award-winning creator of PIG THE PUG (9781407154985), comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about learning to love who you are... even if you don't have sparkles! Thelma the pony wants to be a unicorn, but when her dream comes...

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Have You Met Scribble?

Have You Met Scribble?

John Dickson

Elephants bang into things and are rude and loud, says Buttonhole. Scribble and his friend Buttonhole are trying to work out many questions. But when they fi nally meet an elephant, is it what they were expecting? Have you Met...

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 Read reviewWhy I Love Footy

Why I Love Footy

Michael Wagner, Tom Jellett

There are a bazillion reasons to love footy! These are just my biggest ones...There's the big tackles and amazing marks. There's wearing the scarf and singing the song. But whether your team wins or loses, from the...

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Pig the Fibber + Farting Plush boxed set

Pig the Fibber + Farting Plush boxed set

Aaron Blabey

He's back! But this time Pig, the world's greediest Pug, is telling great big lies. Won't he ever learn?

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Bamboozled

Bamboozled

David Legge

While visiting her grandfather, a little girl knows that something odd is going on - but she just can't quite work out what it is.

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 Read reviewThe Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade,

The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade,

Davina Bell, Allison Colpoys

The day before the Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade, Alfie got that feeling ... Sometimes it's hard to be brave. Sometimes you get that feeling. Alfie isn't sure he can go to the parade, but his mum knows there's at least one special...

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 Read reviewMum Goes to Work

Mum Goes to Work

Libby Gleeson, Leila Rudge

A heart-warming look at the busy days of working mothers and their preschool-aged children.

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 Read reviewA River,

A River,

Marc Martin

Originally published in Australia in 2015 by Penguin Group Australia --Copyright page.

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 Read reviewSwan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Laurel Snyder, Julie Morstad

A picture book introduction to the life and career of Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.

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Petunia

Petunia

Roger Duvoisin

A classic picture book by a Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator returns in a 50th-anniversary gift edition. When Duvoisin introduced children to his proud and silly goose in 1950, it was love at first sight. Those children...

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The Cow Tripped Over the Moon

The Cow Tripped Over the Moon

Tony Wilson, Laura Wood

Hey diddle diddle, You all know the riddle, A cow jumps over the moon...

But the moon is very high in the sky. How many attempts will it take before Cow makes her famous high-flying leap?

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Snow White And The 77 Dwarfs

Snow White And The 77 Dwarfs

Davide Cali, Raphaelle Barbanegre

Snow White is on the run from an evil witch when she comes across some dwarfs in the forest. They agree to take her in and keep her safe if she will help them with their chores. She soon realizes she's taking on a lot more than...

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You and Me

You and Me

Susan Verde, Peter Reynolds

This loving ode to friendship and fate is the perfect crossover gift!

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Dinosaur Rocket!

Dinosaur Rocket!

Ms. Penny Dale

No longer content with building or zooming or even rescuing, the dinosaurs now have their sights set on something much, much bigger. the MOON! Join our fearsome friends as they prepare for their cosmic journey.

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The Farmer's Away! Baa! Neigh!

The Farmer’s Away! Baa! Neigh!

Anne Vittur Kennedy

When you see a horse, say neigh! Brimming with animal sounds, this is an infectiously rhythmic picture book that's a delight to read aloud.

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Little Kunoichi, The Ninja Girl

Little Kunoichi, The Ninja Girl

Sanae Ishida

Little Kunoichi, a young ninja in training, is frustrated. Inspired by tiny Chibi Samurai's practice and skills, she works harder than ever and makes a friend. Together, they show the power of perseverance, hard work and...

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The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made

The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made

Fiona Katauskas

The new Australian go-to book for parents wanting help with THAT talk... It's one of the most amazing stories ever told - and it's true! Funny, frank and embarrassment-free, The Amazing True Story of How Babies are Made gives a...

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Maia and What Matters

Maia and What Matters

Tine Mortier, Kaatje Vermeire

Maia is an impatient little scamp. When something pops into her head, she wants it. Now! Right this minute! Her grandma's just the same and they get along like a house on fire. One day Grandma falls ill and loses her control over...

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Stormy Night

Stormy Night

Salina Yoon

When thunder shakes his house and rain pounds the windows, Bear is frightened. But comforting his Mama, Papa and Floppy helps make the storm seem not as scary. Before Bear knows it, the storm has passed, because even storms need...

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What's Your Favourite Animal?

What’s Your Favourite Animal?

Eric Carle

Who would have thought Lucy Cousins's favourite animal is ... a leopard? NOT a mouse! And Eric Carle? He loves CATS! Find out what award-winning author/illustrators' favourite animals are in this stunning new collection from Eric...

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Are We There Yet? Lift The Flap And Play I-Spy!

Are We There Yet? Lift The Flap And Play I-Spy!

Alison Lester

Travel around Australia without leaving home!From much-loved children's author Alison Lester comes this gift set containing the classic picture book, a 200-piece jigsaw puzzle and a pack of specially designed playing cards.The...

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Good Enough for a Sheep Station

Good Enough for a Sheep Station

David Cox

Completing the trilogy that began with The Road to Goonong and continued with The Fair Dinkum War, David Cox explores his relationship with his father and his life as a stockman on a sheep station. His warm observations in words...

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Uno's Garden Counting Book

Uno’s Garden Counting Book

Graeme Base

This playful counting book for the very young is a celebration of nature and imagination. Specially adapted by Graeme Base, the gorgeous illustrations guide children as they learn their numbers, discovering a whole menagerie...

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The Man with Messy Hair

The Man with Messy Hair

Pamela Allen

There was a man with messy hair. He liked the mess. He didn't care. But his messy hair soon got him into all sorts of trouble! Perfect for acting and reading aloud, here is a fabulous new story from the inimitable Pamela Allen...

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Whoever You are

Whoever You are

Mem Fox, Leslie Staub

Every day all over Australia, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same or speak the same language but inside, they are just like you. This story weaves its way across...

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Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights

Princess Daisy and the Dragon and the Nincompoop Knights

Steven Lenton

When a truly terrifying sound wakes the inhabitants of a fairytale kingdom, clever Princess Daisy soon figures out the problem but her father the King just won't listen. After all, what can a princess do? But when the knights who...

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Sammy and the Skyscraper Sandwich

Sammy and the Skyscraper Sandwich

Lorraine Francis, Pieter Gaudesaboos

Sammy is a little boy with a huge appetite. The enterprising toddler feels like eating the biggest, tallest sandwich in the world, so he pulls out all the stops. The sandwich soon grows taller than he is, but fortunately there's a...

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The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

Timothy Basil Ering

An endearing tale of a boy overcoming his bedtime fears with a little help from Dad - and the promise of wormcake in the morning.

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 Read reviewDreams of Freedom

Dreams of Freedom

Amnesty International

This inspirational book, following We Are All Born Free, contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of Freedom, from the freedom to have an education to the freedom not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home...

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A Crankenstein Valentine

A Crankenstein Valentine

Samantha Berger, Dan Santat

A monstrously funny Valentine's Day story starring CRANKENSTEIN!

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 Read reviewMigloo's Day

Migloo’s Day

William Bee

From the creator of Whatever, comes a brand new series and the ULTIMATE search-and-find story book experience. Join Migloo, a fun-loving dog, on his day out and about in the busy, silly and hilarious world of Sunnytown!

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