Recent picture books from 2018

Rainbow Bear

Rainbow Bear

Stephen Michael King

Bear likes to dive into the deep blue ocean, blowing bubbles and turning somersaults. He wakes with the sun and sleeps with the moon. One morning, Bear is shocked to discover that his coat has changed. Is Bear dreaming? Or are two...

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Armistice

Armistice

Ruth Starke, David Kennett

A companion to the award-winning My Gallipoli, commemorating the 100th anniversary since the fighting stopped.

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Grandma Bird

Grandma Bird

Benji Davies

A tender and heart-warming new story from the world of The Storm Whale.

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Heads and Tails: Insects

Heads and Tails: Insects

John Canty

You can only see my tail, what insect am I? Heads and Tails: Insects is a playful follow up book to the highly successful Heads and Tails. At first we can only see their tails.

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Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus

Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus

Stephanie Owen Reeder

In 1901, aged just seven, tiny contortionist May Zinga was given away to Wirth Brothers Circus by her desperate mother. Imagine Miss May's horror when the first thing the Wirths did was cut off all her long hair. Poor May had lost...

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Linda Jackson's Rainbow Menagerie

Linda Jackson’s Rainbow Menagerie

Linda Jackson

I live in the rainforest.I have a spectacular tail that I raise over my head when I sing and dance.A kaleidoscopic introduction to native Australian animals and a celebration of the rainbow. Linda Jackson's...

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Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

Rohan Cleave, Coral Tulloch

A beautifully illustrated story of this marsupial's plight and how it was saved from extinction.

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The All New Must Have Orange 430

The All New Must Have Orange 430

Michael Speechley

A cheeky picture book for anyone who's bought a thingy or whatsit . . . and doesn't quite know why. In his debut picture book, Michael Speechley explores our obsession with stuff in a fun and edifying way.

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The Incredible Freedom Machines

The Incredible Freedom Machines

Kirli Saunders, Matt Ottley

She was small when she heard about them... the incredible freedom machines. In this sumptuous story of exploration and breaking boundaries, a young girl uncovers her very own freedom machinea vehicle that carries her to all...

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Chalk Boy

Chalk Boy

Margaret Wild, Mandy Ord

A soulful and heartwarming story about what happens when a pavement artist's drawing comes to life.

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Dingo

Dingo

Claire Saxby, Tannya Harricks

An exciting new addition to the narrative non-fiction series Nature Storybooks, about dingoes.

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The Truth About Old People

The Truth About Old People

Elina Ellis

Discover the truth in this warm and funny picture book celebration of older people.

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In Blossom

In Blossom

Cheon Yooju

A beautifully illustrated story of the joys of spring and finding a new friend.

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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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All the Way to W.A.: Our Search for Uncle Kev

All the Way to W.A.: Our Search for Uncle Kev

Roland Harvey

Uncle Kev is lost. Can you help us find him?

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 Read reviewAll the Ways to be Smart

All the Ways to be Smart

Allison Colpoys, Davina Bell

From the award-winning creators of The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade and Under the Love Umbrella comes this joyful ode to all the unique and wonderful qualities that make children who they are.    

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Mamie

Mamie

Tania McCartney

To us she is May Gibbs, creator of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. But to her family, she was known as 'Mamie'.  

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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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Hello, Australia!

Hello, Australia!

Megan McKean

Join a bunch of cheeky galahs in the latest look-and-find adventure in the Hello...! series. This time we're taking a trip around Australia to discover more about the animals, birds and plants that live here.

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Animalphabet

Animalphabet

Julia Donaldson, Sharon King-Chai

An exquisitely colourful exploration of the animal world with fold out flaps and shaped pages, written as an entertaining guessing game by the bestselling Julia Donaldson.

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Another Book About Bears

Another Book About Bears

Laura Bunting, Philip Bunting

Ever wondered why there are so many books about bears? Discover the grizzly truth in this bear-all account.Bears are tired. Sick and tired. And just when they are in the middle of something really good, like sleeping,...

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 Read reviewTales from the Inner City

Tales from the Inner City

Shaun Tan

The visionary Shaun Tan returns to show us the soul-opening work he's been doing for the past five years.

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Clever Crow

Clever Crow

Nina Lawrence, Bronwyn Bancroft

Clever Crow is an endearing and witty tale that follows the exploits of a hungry and very clever crow.  

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Old Friends, New Friends

Old Friends, New Friends

Andrew Daddo, Jonathan Bentley

A brand-new school year! I can't wait! Hang on...None of my old friends are in my new class...

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Tricky's Bad Day

Tricky’s Bad Day

Alison Lester

Poor Tricky! Nothing is going right for him. Milk spills, pyjama buttons won’t work, his little sister wrecks their game, and when he tries to help out, everything gets worse.Tricky’s...

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It's a Long Way to the Shop

It’s a Long Way to the Shop

Heidi McKinnon

They can't run, swim, fly or jump... so how will these two little rocks get to the shop? Find out in this hilarious tale of adventure and persistence, to reach a snack that's totally worth it.

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The Croc and the Platypus

The Croc and the Platypus

Jackie Hosking, Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

An Australian reimagining of Edward Lear's nonsense poem The Owl and the Pussycat. The croc and the platypus trundled off in a rusty old Holden ute. They took some damper and tea in a hamper and bundled it up in the boot. ...

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We Are All Equal

We Are All Equal

P. Crumble, Jonathan Bentley

No matter who you are, where you come from, where you live, what you look like, who you love, whether you are small or tall, whether you walk or run, this book celebrates the richness in our differences and the joy that... we are...

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Geronimo

Geronimo

David Walliams, Tony Ross

The brand-new HEARTWARMINGLY HILARIOUS children's picture book from NUMBER ONE bestselling David Walliams. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross.

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Cherries

Cherries

Carrie Gallasch, Sara Acton

With wistful illustrations by award-winning Sara Acton, Cherries is a story about the freedom of childhood and the magic of that first bite of summer fruit.  

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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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When You're Going to the Moon

When You’re Going to the Moon

Sasha Beekman, Vivienne To

Your pet iguana, tap-dancing shoes, an inflatable moose ...What else might you need when you're going to the moon? From an exciting new duo comes a heartfelt story about dreaming your biggest dream and taking it to the...

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Watch This!

Watch This!

Jane Godwin

Watch This! is a groundbreaking modern photographic picture book about children using their bodies to make sense of shapes in a playful way, from three highly-acclaimed Australian creators.

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 Special priceThe Story of Babar

The Story of Babar

Jean de Brunhoff

First published in 1934, the story of Babar the elephant, who is happy playing in the Great Forest until he has to run away from a cruel hunter, finds a big town, and is befriended by an elderly lady. With full colour...

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 Read reviewMy Two Blankets: Arabic and English edition

My Two Blankets: Arabic and English edition

Irena Kobald, Freya Blackwood

This beautiful tale about friendship and culture, paired with award-winning Freya Blackwood's stunning illustrations makes for the most exquisite book.

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Dreamers

Dreamers

Yuyi Morales

An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story --

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Emily Green's Garden

Emily Green’s Garden

Penny Harrison, Megan Forward

Emily Green lives in a perfectly lovely house, in a perfectly lovely street. One day Emily Green decides she wants to bring the outside into her home. She catches a glimpse of something green on the pavement, and visits the...

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As We Grow

As We Grow

Libby Walden, Richard Jones

In this stunning picture book, Richard Jones' enchanting illustrations sensitively depict each stage of life and the journey of transformation that we undergo as we grow up.

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The Ink House

The Ink House

Rory Dobner

Welcome to The Ink House, an artist's mysterious mansion, built on a magical pool of ink that inspires creativity in anyone who lives there. When the artist goes adventuring, animals great and small arrive for the Annual Ink House...

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Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Alphabet Book

Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Alphabet Book

Kate Knapp

A is for angels flying above and around. Their softest of wings make barely a sound. Have fun learning the alphabet with Ruby Red Shoes - everyone's favourite hare!

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 Read reviewMy Two Blankets: Farsi and English edition

My Two Blankets: Farsi and English edition

Irena Kobald, Freya Blackwood

This beautiful tale about friendship and culture, paired with award-winning Freya Blackwood's stunning illustrations makes for the most exquisite book.

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Midnight at the Library

Midnight at the Library

Ursula Dubosarsky, Ron Brooks

In Midnight at the Library, critically-acclaimed author, Ursula Dubosarsky, and award-winning illustrator, Ron Brooks, traverse space and time, telling the story of a book throughout history. Dubosarsky and Brooks piece together...

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Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Counting Book

Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Counting Book

Kate Knapp

One is for me. I'm one of a kind. I'm separate from you and I know my own mind. Have fun learning how to count with Ruby Red Shoes - everyone's favourite hare!

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 Read reviewNoni the Pony Rescues a Joey

Noni the Pony Rescues a Joey

Alison Lester

Noni the Pony heads out for the day, to roam the green hills behind Waratah Bay. As she and her friends wander down a green trail, they meet someone small with a very long tail. Can they help the lost baby wallaby find the way...

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 Special priceAnimal City

Animal City

Joan Negrescolor

The power of stories is at the heart of this book, a theme that will resonate with accounts and readers alike.

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My Sunbeam Baby

My Sunbeam Baby

Emma Quay

A gorgeous new picture book about how much we love our babies, from Emma Quay, creator of the bestselling and award-winning Rudie Nudie.

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It's Not Scribble to Me

It’s Not Scribble to Me

Kate Ritchie

A warm and hilarious story about a cheeky little bear who's bursting with creativity.

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It All Began When I Said Yes

It All Began When I Said Yes

Simon Philip, Annabel Tempest

Sometimes saying yes is a brilliant thing. You can meet new people, discover amazing things, and go on exciting adventures...but not always.

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Where Happiness Lives

Where Happiness Lives

Barry Timms, Greg Abbott

Three little mice. Three very different houses. But which is the happiest home? A tale about discovering true happiness - with flaps to lift and peep-through pages.

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Good Rosie!

Good Rosie!

Kate DiCamillo, Harry Bliss

Beloved storyteller Kate DiCamillo and cartoonist Harry Bliss introduce some delightfully doggy dogs in a warm, funny tale of a timid pup who needs a friend. Rosie is a good dog and a faithful companion to her owner,...

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A Monster in My House

A Monster in My House

Umbilical Brothers, Johan Potma

There's a Monster in my Bedroom. Keep very, very still. Tell me you can see it. It's giving me a chill . . . A funny, charming rhyming picture book about a house full of monsters with an unexpected twist from internationally...

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When I Was a Child

When I Was a Child

Andy Stanton, David Litchfield

A heartwarming story of the beauty a grandma and grandchild can both see in the world. The perfect gift for grandparent or grandchild to share.

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More Would You Rather

More Would You Rather

John Burningham

Would you rather have breakfast with bears, lunch with a lion or dinner with ducks?Would you like to fly with the pelicans or swim with the fish?Would it be worse if an elephant made a terrible smell or you fell over in a field of...

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Here Comes Stinkbug!

Here Comes Stinkbug!

Tohby Riddle

A funny bug story, from the much loved, multi-award-winning Tohby Riddle.  

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Dragon Post

Dragon Post

Emma Yarlett

A fiery story about friendship and asking for help from award-winning author-illustrator Emma Yarlett. One day Alex finds a dragon living in the cupboard under the stairs. Luckily he knows just what to do. He writes...

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Why I Love Summer

Why I Love Summer

Michael Wagner, Tom Jellett

Sunny days, weekends at the pool, games in the backyard, daylight until late and long, lovely holidays . . . that's summer, the best season ever. The perfect follow up to the much-loved Why I Love Footy (Notables list,...

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My Little Gifts: A Book of Sharing

My Little Gifts: A Book of Sharing

Jo Witek, Christine Roussey

From the team behind the megabestseller In My Heart comes an interactive picture book about generosity and sharing perfect for the holiday season

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Beware the Deep Dark Forest

Beware the Deep Dark Forest

Sue Whiting, Annie White

Only the courage of a small girl can overcome the dangers of the Deep Dark Forest.

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ALPHABEASTS: An A-Z of alphabetical animals

ALPHABEASTS: An A-Z of alphabetical animals

Maree Coote

Each picture is created with the letters that spell each animal's name. Beginners - spot each letter of the alphabet in sequence as you turn each page. Older readers - find all the letters that spell each animal. Try Letter Art...

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What Does An Anteater Eat?

What Does An Anteater Eat?

Ross Collins

Anteater is hungry, but he has completely forgotten what anteaters eat. But Sloth is too busy, Toucan is clueless, and Crocodile has his own mouth full. Maybe the ants will know - and maybe the answer isn't quite as obvious as you...

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 Read reviewWisp

Wisp

Zana Fraillon, Grahame Baker-Smith

A refugee story of extraordinary power and beauty from the Amnesty CILIP Honour-winning author of The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith.

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We Are Together

We Are Together

Britta Teckentrup

On our own we're special, And we can chase our dream. But when we join up, hand in hand, Together we're a team. Celebrate the power of love and friendship in this beautiful book by award-winning illustrator and author...

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 Read reviewBrezania

Brezania

Anthony Breslin

With his unique artistic talent and rhythmic rhyming verse, Anthony Breslin has created the wonderful world of Brezania, a world characterised by vibrant colour and inhabited by fantastical characters. Brezania, tells zany...

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Collecting Sunshine

Collecting Sunshine

Rachel Flynn, Tamsin Ainslie

A book for those magical days when a walk to the park is nothing short of an adventure.       

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Franklin and Luna Go to the Moon

Franklin and Luna Go to the Moon

Jen Campbell, Katie Harnett

Franklin and Luna are back--and on an adventure to find Franklin's long- lost dragon family.

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 Read reviewThe Dress and the Girl

The Dress and the Girl

Camille Andros, Julie Morstad

From the Greek countryside to Ellis Island, follow one girl and her favorite dress in this fresh and lyrical immigration story

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Dinosaur Day Out

Dinosaur Day Out

Sara Acton

A breakout book from Crichton award-winning author/illustrator Sara Acton, with every-kid appeal--and DINOSAURS.

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Waiting for Chicken Smith

Waiting for Chicken Smith

David Mackintosh

'Every year, I stay in the same cabin at the beach with my family, and every year Chicken Smith's here too, with his Dad and his dog, Jelly. But this year, something's different.'

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Puddle Hunters

Puddle Hunters

Kirsty Murray, Karen Blair

This beautiful book captures the eternal delight of young children splashing about in puddles and experimenting with language.

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Yesterday You Were Here

Yesterday You Were Here

Mellissa Little

This touching, carefully sparse picture book for young readers aims to help young people dealing with the loss of a loved one to process and talk about their grief.  

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Digby & Claude

Digby & Claude

Emma Allen, Hannah Sommerville

One autumn, change came to Main Street...Digby's street is soon going to look different - old houses are going to be demolished and new apartments will be built.

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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

Thao Lam

A wordless picture book about using imagination to overcome shyness

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Happy: A Children's Book of Mindfulness

Happy: A Children’s Book of Mindfulness

Nicola Edwards, Katie Hickey

This poetic journey to a place of happiness and calm will inspire and empower your child to enjoy the practice of mindfulness.

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Want to Play Trucks?

Want to Play Trucks?

Ann Stott, Bob Graham

Jack likes trucks. Alex likes dolls. What will they play together? Their new favourite game, of course!From Ann Stott and Bob Graham, the multi award-winning creator of Silver Buttons and A Bus Called Heaven, comes a...

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A Day at the Show

A Day at the Show

Gwyn Perkins

Doreen the hen has laid another perfect egg! Little Iggy and Grandad think she deserves a prize. What follows is a family trip to the colourful chaos of the Show, filled with spinning tea cups, merry-go-rounds, lots of animals and...

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How Did I Get Here?

How Did I Get Here?

Philip Bunting

The (unauthorised) biography of you, and the story of all of us. Charting from the Big Bang to birth, Philip Bunting takes us on a journey back to the start of time (in about the time it takes to eat your breakfast!) A...

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The Unscary Book

The Unscary Book

Nick Bland

What are you doing here?! This is supposed to be a scary book!' Nicholas Ickle is back and this time he wants to show us a very scary book. However, as much as he tries, he can't keep away all the lovely and happy things from...

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The Happiness Box

The Happiness Box

Mark Greenwood, Andrew McLean

In 1942, Sergeant "Griff" Griffin was a prisoner of war. With Christmas approaching, he decided to make a book for the children cooped up in nearby Changi Prison. The book was said to contain the secrets to happiness....

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 Read reviewSonam and the Silence

Sonam and the Silence

Eddie Ayres, Ronak Taher

A haunting fable-like story by the well-known musician and author, Eddie Ayres, about the power of music and a young girl in Kabul set during the occupation of the Taliban

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 Read reviewMaya and Cat

Maya and Cat

Caroline Magerl

Maya and Cat is an inspiring picture book about friendship and resilience from one of Australia's most renowned author-illustrators.On a roof, as wet as a seal, as grey as a puddle, Cat was rumbling, a rumbly...

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My Dad is a Robot

My Dad is a Robot

Matt Cosgrove

Psssssst! Wanna hear something cool? Dont tell everyone, But my Dad is a... ROBOT! Admittedly, this dad is an older modelhe doesnt have laser eyes or jet-powered feet and his batteries regularly run flat. But theres one...

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Great Dog

Great Dog

Davide Cali, Miguel Tanco

The age-old question of What will I be when I grow up? gets a hilarious twist in this stylish and clever story about a pup and his father who contemplate his grand future while looking at other Great Dogs in their family. Full...

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Julian Is a Mermaid

Julian Is a Mermaid

Jessica Love

In an exuberant picture book celebration of self-love and individuality, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world. Full color.

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 Read reviewWren

Wren

Katrina Lehman, Sophie Beer

Wren just wants a bit of peace and quiet. What he gets is the noisiest baby sister you could ever imagine! But when Wren runs away to the country, he discovers that maybe peace and quiet isn't all he needs...  

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 Read reviewCicada

Cicada

Shaun Tan

The story of a cicada who works in an office, and all the people who don't appreciate him. The new picture book from multi-award-winner Shaun Tan, author of The Arrival, The Lost Thing and Rules of Summer.

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Benny Bungarra's Big Bush Clean-Up

Benny Bungarra’s Big Bush Clean-Up

Sally Morgan, Ambelin Kwaymullina

Benny Bungarra comes to the rescue when Olive Python's head is stuck in a plastic bottle, Colin Crow's beak is entangled in a fishing line, and Kathy Kangaroo's paw has glass in it! Benny Bungarra's Big Bush Clean-Up...

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If I Was Prime Minister

If I Was Prime Minister

Beck Feiner, Robin Feiner

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER? The Prime Minister's job is to make our country as good as it can be. But every Prime Minister Australia has ever had has been a grown-up! What if the grown-ups...

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Rodney Loses It!

Rodney Loses It!

Michael Gerard Bauer, Chrissie Krebs

Rodney was a rabbit who loved nothing more than drawing. He never found it tiresome, tedious or boring. But then one day, disaster struck, the one thing Rodney feared, while working at his drawing desk his pen just...DISAPPEARED!...

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Bob's Blue Period

Bob’s Blue Period

Marion Deuchars

- An engaging sequel to Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars - An inspiring central message about friendship and dealing with feelings of sadness for young readers- Continues Marion Deuchar's and Bob's art theme in an exciting new...

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Walls

Walls

Brad Holdgrafer

Walls of all sorts: social walls, border walls, political walls, emotional walls, big walls, old walls, and small walls. Speaking to today's critical political issues, this playful and encouraging story about breaking down...

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Out, Out, Away From Here

Out, Out, Away From Here

Rachel Woodworth, Sang Miao

Some days I feel mad. Some days I feel sad. Some days I feel smiling-ear-to-ear glad... Emotions can be strange, sudden, and even overwhelming at times. Through thoughtful words and expressive images, this book guides us on a...

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Tiger's Roar

Tiger’s Roar

Shane McG, Alex Rance

Tiger was the champion of all the jungle. He was strong and bold and proud, and he sat at the top of the very tallest tree. But one day the winds blew, the birds shrieked, the tree shook, and...Tiger fell all the way down to...

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Kung-fu Kangaroo

Kung-fu Kangaroo

Merv Lamington, Allison Langton

Chops comes from a long line of boxing kangaroos. Her mother was a boxing kangaroo, and her mother was a boxing kangaroo, and her mother was a ... Oh. A green grocer. But Chops is not interested in becoming a boxing kangaroo (or a...

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Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Donna Rawlins, Mark Jackson, Heather Potter

Every journey is perilous, every situation heartbreaking. Every refugee is a person forced by famine or war or fear to leave their home, their families, their friends and all they know. Children have travelled on the waves of...

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Girl on Wire

Girl on Wire

Lucy Estela, Elise Hurst

Girl on Wire is a simple yet brilliantly uplifting allegory of a young girl struggling to build her self-esteem and overcome the anxiety that many children feel as they grow - she walks the tightrope, afraid she will fall, but...

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Born Bad

Born Bad

CK Smouha, Stephen Smith

Wolf wasn't happy being Wolf. When he looked in the mirror he looked BAD. And when he looked bad, he felt bad, and when he felt bad, he acted bad.

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Love Makes a Family

Love Makes a Family

Sophie Beer

Whether you have two mums, two dads, one parent, or one of each, there's one thing that makes a family a family... and that's love. A book for EVERY family by dazzling illustrator Sophie Beer.

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Bush Bedtime

Bush Bedtime

Lorette Broekstra

There were ten out of bed in the middle of the night. But one by one the bush babies begin to get sleepy ...

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It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Marla Frazee

Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton's first book for young readers, inspired by her New York Times bestselling book It Takes a Village, illustrated by two-time Caldecott Honor recipient...

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Bush Birthday

Bush Birthday

Lorette Broekstra

One climbed UP the tree and two came DOWN. But who is at the billabong, waiting to have a party?

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The Snow Lion

The Snow Lion

Jim Helmore, Richard Jones

When Caro and her mum move to a new house, Caro becomes lonely. There's only so much exploring she can do by herself! It's not long though before she makes a new friend - The Snow Lion.

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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse

The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse

Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen

Early one morning a mouse met a wolf and was quickly gobbled up...When a woeful mouse is swallowed up by a wolf, he quickly learns he is not alone: a duck has already set up digs and, boy, has that duck got it figured out! Turns...

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Mum at School

Mum at School

Eric Veille

The first day of school can be tough. Sometimes you need your mum to hang around. Then, before you know it, she's cutting and pasting and joining in.But Mum snores during nap time and keeps everyone awake. She forgets to raise...

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Koalas Eat Gum Leaves

Koalas Eat Gum Leaves

Laura Bunting, Philip Bunting

Koalas eat gum leaves. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even on their birthdays. Most koalas dont seem to mind. But one does. He is on the lookout for some tastier tucker...and he's about to make a discovery that changes...

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The Girls

The Girls

Lauren Ace, Jenny Lovlie

Four little girls meet under an apple tree and form a bond that grows as they share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes. This beautifully illustrated tale charts the girls' lives through ups and downs and laughter and tears. Find...

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Firefly Home

Firefly Home

Jane Clarke, Britta Teckentrup

There's no place like home, but poor Florence Firefly is lost, and there are so many bright lights shining in the night sky she doesn't know which way to go. In this brilliant interactive picture book, children can help Florence...

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The ABC Book of Feelings

The ABC Book of Feelings

Helen Martin, Judith Simpson, Cheryl Orsini

Everyone has feelings and lots of them you've had...This richly detailed picture book celebrates feelings - emotional and physical, joyful and challenging. It invites young children to share their experiences with...

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How to Say I Love You in 5 Languages

How to Say I Love You in 5 Languages

Kenard Pak

Learn to say 'I Love You' in French, Japanese, Mandarin, English and Spanish with this press and listen board book.

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The Great Lizard Trek

The Great Lizard Trek

Felicity Bradshaw, Norma MacDonald

Trek through country with Rocky and his lizard relatives in search for a cooler habitat.

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Zoom

Zoom

Sha'an D'Anthes

A visually stunning picture book for children aged 4+ filled with action and sounds that make it a delight to read aloud. From a young Sydney-based artist who is taking Instagram by storm with her gorgeous artwork.<br...

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The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes

The Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes

Ying Compestine, David Roberts

From the bestselling illustrator of Ada Twist, Scientist comes this clever re-imagining of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale by award-winning author Ying Compestine.

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Harriet Gets Carried Away

Harriet Gets Carried Away

Jessie Sima

From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you're wearing when you get there.

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Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Barbara Alca

Meet Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz singers of all time!

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If All the World Were...

If All the World Were…

Joseph Coelho, Allison Colpoys

A moving, poetic picture book about the love between a grandfather and child. An ideal book for children who have lost a grandparent.

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The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

Christopher Corr

A beautifully illustrated version of the traditional folktale about the Chinese zodiac from the author of Deep in the Woods.

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Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Zafouko Yamamoto

Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. From her early love of logic, to her plans for the world's first computer program, learn about Ada's life in this mini biography for readers as young as...

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Going to the Volcano

Going to the Volcano

Andy Stanton, Miguel Ordonez

Join two intrepid explorers on the perfect day out - visiting a volcano! A brilliantly funny rhyming story from multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton.

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Great Big Things

Great Big Things

Kate Hoefler, Noah Klocek

It's what makes a teeny mouse as big as a mountain, what makes his gesture after a long journey as big and as consequential as the moon.

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 Read reviewSorry Day

Sorry Day

Coral Vass, Dub Leffler

Two stories entwine in this captivating retelling of the momentous day when the then Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, acknowledged the sorrows of past and said ‘Sorry' to the generation of children who were taken...

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Ocean Meets Sky

Ocean Meets Sky

Eric Fan, Terry Fan

From the creators of The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about ... the spot where the ocean meets the sky.    

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The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean

Armin Greder

A lifeless body. One of many in the waters of the Mediterranean. Precarious boats navigate the waters of the sea, from south to north. And more often than not, it is not only hope that drowns.From the creator of The Island.

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The Singing Seal

The Singing Seal

Merv Lamington, Allison Langton

Meet Florence, a flamboyant fur seal who lives on the steps of the Sydney Opera House. Unlike the other seals, Florence has plans. Big plans. She's going to be a world-famous singer.But does Florence have what it takes...

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Room on Our Rock

Room on Our Rock

Kate Temple, Terri Rose Baynton

Two seals are perched on a rock. When others need shelter, do they share it?Room on Our Rock celebrates the truth that there are two sides to every story.This clever picture book has one story that can be...

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Superhero Mum

Superhero Mum

Timothy Knapman, Joe Berger

All mums are brilliant, and the mum in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly to earth from outer space, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying, uses her super strength to carry her daughter's...

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Upside Down Sid

Upside Down Sid

Dylan Shearsby

Sid spends most of his time at home. He is upside down, so it's easier that way. Until, one day, a basketball lands in his breakfast and changes everything.

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 Read reviewRobinson

Robinson

Peter Sis

Robin and his friends are planning to dress up as pirates for their school's annual costume party, but instead his mother creates a Robinson Crusoe costume for him, and while the adults love it, his friends are less welcoming.

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My Mum is a Magician

My Mum is a Magician

Damon Young, Peter Carnavas

From the award-winning author/illustrator duo Damon Young and Peter Carnavas comes a spellbinding picture book celebrating mums everywhere.

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 Read reviewSquare

Square

Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen

With the second story in a trilogy of tales about Triangle, Square, and Circle, multi-award-winning, New York Times -bestselling duo Barnett and Klassen nudge readers toward a more well-rounded way of looking at things. Full...

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Finn's Feather

Finn’s Feather

Rachel Noble, Zoey Abbott

Finn knows his brother is gone. But he also knows that Hamish sent the beautiful white feather on his doorstep.

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 Special priceEverything You Need for a Treehouse

Everything You Need for a Treehouse

Carter Higgins, Emily Hughes

A tree, timber, tools, a rope of twisted twine all all things you need to build a treehouse - but most of all you need time and imagination.  

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The Dress-Up Box

The Dress-Up Box

Patrick Guest, Nathaniel Eckstrom

The Frolleys have to move from their beloved house at 32 Sunshine Avenue to a place with dripping taps, stinky carpets and ants.

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They Say Blue

They Say Blue

Jillian Tamaki

From Caldecott and Printz Honor-winning illustrator Jillian Tamaki, a playful and poetic exploration of color and point of view that, in its depection of a child pondering her world, invites comparisons with such classics as A...

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The Last Peach

The Last Peach

Gus Gordon

One fine summer's day two bugs discover the most beautiful peach of the season and are faced with a dilemma... Who should eat it?

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 Read reviewGrandma Z

Grandma Z

Daniel Gray-Barnett

On an ordinary day, in an even more ordinary town, it was Albert's birthday. When Grandma Z roars into town on her motorcycle, Albert is swept up in a very extraordinary adventure.This glorious debut from Daniel...

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 Read reviewGo Go and the Silver Shoes

Go Go and the Silver Shoes

Jane Godwin, Anna Walker

When Go Go is allowed to buy the most beautiful shoes ever, she decides she will wear them EVERYWHERE! Even to the creek, where she and her brothers go adventuring.But - Oh no, Go Go! - that's when a...

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Hickory Dickory Dash

Hickory Dickory Dash

Tony Wilson, Laura Wood

Before the clock infamously strikes one, a poor mother mouse must search the house for her two missing sons. But she'd better watch out for the cat!

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Suri's Wall

Suri’s Wall

Lucy Estela

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 alive by...

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Rhyme Cordial

Rhyme Cordial

Antonia Pesenti

From Alarm Croc to Cheepy Head, you'll enjoy Rhyme Cordial all day long! A fun, new take on wordplay from bestselling illustrator Antonia Pesenti. Open the pages to reveal unexpected rhymes and bold, bright illustrations.

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The Feather

The Feather

Margaret Wild, Freya Blackwood

'Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul' -- Emily Dickinson.This is a story about hope, kindness and redemption set in a grey dystopian world. When a great feather drifts from the leaden sky, two...

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The Hole Story

The Hole Story

Kelly Canby

He picks it up and pops it in his pocket. But it doesn't take Charlie long to realise that a hole in your pocket is not a good thing to have . . .

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Rabby the Brave

Rabby the Brave

Patrick Guest, Tom Jellett

Leon and Lily do everything with their best pals Rabby and Snuggles, until one night the unimaginable happens and Snuggles is left outside. Faced with sadness, the others must find a way to save Snuggles from a frightful end. ...

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Drought

Drought

Jackie French, Bruce Whatley

From the award-winning creators of Flood, Fire and Cyclone comes Drought a moving story about the devastating effects drought has on many Australians and their farms.

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The Perfect Leaf

The Perfect Leaf

Andrew Plant

Inspired by a windy autumn afternoon and two real little girls, The Perfect Leaf takes the simple joy of leaf-kicking and turns it into an extraordinary flight of the imagination.

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Goodnight, Mr Panda

Goodnight, Mr Panda

Steve Antony

Steve Antony's Mr Panda is back for a fourth hilarious story about the importance of doing the bedtime routine properly!

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Juniper Jupiter

Juniper Jupiter

Lizzy Stewart

A fun and feisty story about friendship and superheroes from Lizzy Stewart, the winner of the 2017 Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Illustrated Book Category for There's a Tiger in the Garden.

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Kookaburras Love to Laugh.

Kookaburras Love to Laugh.

Laura Bunting, Philip Bunting

It is no laughing matter when you are the most serious bird in the borough. Kookaburras love to laugh. They laugh when it is sunny, or rainy, or windy. They laugh for no reason at all. When one serious kookaburra decides to...

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When the Bees Buzzed Off!

When the Bees Buzzed Off!

Lula Bell, Stephen Bennett

Uh-oh! The bees have buzzed off and now the minibeasts are in a pickle. Who will pollinate the fruit and flowers? It's up to three brave bugs to bring those buzzy bees back!

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 Special priceI Am A Warrior Goddess

I Am A Warrior Goddess

Jennifer Adams, Carme Lemniscates

I Am a Warrior Goddess is the illustrated tale of a little girl with big aspirations. Readers ages 4-8 learn how each day is full of ways to make a positive impact with ordinary actions. As our heroine connects with the earth,...

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Yellow Kayak

Yellow Kayak

Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon

A child and his beloved best friend go on a grand sea adventure in this magical picture book by the author and artist who created If I Had a Little Dream.

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The Last Wolf

The Last Wolf

Mini Grey

Once upon a time, Little Red set off into the woods to catch a wolf . Mini Grey re-imagines the classic Little Red Riding Hood fable in an entirely new way. Can Little Red help her new friends in need and recover the wild days of...

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The Steves

The Steves

Morag Hood

Two puffins compete to be the Number One Steve in this very funny, brightly illustrated story.

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The Little Stowaway

The Little Stowaway

Vicki Bennett, Tull Suwannakit

France. Winter. 1918. The First World War is over. A brave and determined little French orphan, Honore, wanders through the snow, cold and hungry and lost. When he stumbles on the Australian Flying Corps and meets airman, Tim...

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Macca the Alpaca

Macca the Alpaca

Matt Cosgrove

Macca the Alpaca is small, kind and friendly. His days are easy and carefree until he accidentally bumps head-first into Harmer the llama. Harmer is big, unkind and never, ever friendly...Can little Macca find a way to teach...

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I Love You, Stick Insect

I Love You, Stick Insect

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Stick Insect is IN LOVE!Just think of all the fun and laughter he will have with his perfect partner - surfing the ocean waves, racing on speeding motorcycles with the wind in his feelers, dancing the hula -...

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I Do Not Like Books Anymore!

I Do Not Like Books Anymore!

Daisy Hirst

With her unique humour and bold, brilliant art, Daisy Hirst celebrates the joy of sharing stories, and perfectly evokes those feelings of frustration and pride that come with learning something new.

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The Anzac Violin

The Anzac Violin

Jennifer Beck, Robyn Belton

A true story of a rescued violin and an extraordinary musician, Otago's Alexander Aitken, told by award-winning duo, Jennifer Beck and Robyn Belton.

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Sandcastle

Sandcastle

Philip Bunting

Rae and Grandad set out to build a sandcastle. They make a tall tower. They raise great ramparts. They dig a deep moat. They even find a dragon. But will it be enough to hold the tide? Sandcastle is a beautiful...

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Wait! (Books That Drive Kids Crazy, Book 4)

Wait! (Books That Drive Kids Crazy, Book 4)

Beck Stanton, Matt Stanton

'Wait! Just wait!' You find yourself saying this all the time, right? Well, we're sorry to say, but you're gonna hate this book!

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Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House

Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House

Jane Godwin, Jane Reiseger

From a dynamic author-illustrator team comes this fresh, fun and rhythmic exploration of colour. Bold and bright, it's the perfect book for reading aloud and sharing with young children as they learn to identify the colours...

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Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Oliver Jeffers

The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers.

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Digger

Digger

Mike Dumbleton, Robin Cowcher

When her brother, James, went to war, Annie stitched the name Digger onto her toy kangaroo and gave him to James as a farewell present.

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Audrey the Amazing Inventor

Audrey the Amazing Inventor

Rachel Valentine, Katie Weymouth

A fun and quirky picture book featuring a feisty and inspiring female protagonist with an inventive mind and curious spirit. Showcasing lively artwork and plenty of humour, Audrey the Inventor is perfect for story time or the...

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Me Too

Me Too

Erika Geraerts, Charl Laubscher, Gatsby

Two little friends discuss the someones they want to find when they grow up. Perhaps they've met them already. Me Too is a picture book about best friends, written by best friends, who wanted to write a story about discovering...

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The Flying Optometrist

The Flying Optometrist

Joanne Anderton, Karen Erasmus

The Flying Optometrist travels in his little red aeroplane from his practice in the city to a remote outback town. Lots of people are waiting for him! Aunty can't see well enough to carve her emu eggs and Bill the plumber has a...

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