Lintfrey Longfellow would love nothing more than to sit among the clouds ...but, sadly, clouds just aren't made for sitting on. Can Mr Bear Branches find a solution to Lintfrey's cloud conundrum? A charming picture book about two lovable new characters who are the very best of friends.
The Rainbow Fish, with his shimmering scales, is the most beautiful fish in the ocean. But he is proud and vain and none of the other fish want to be his friend - until he learns to give away some of his most prized possessions.
Percy is a pelican--a very special pelican. He has shiny white feathers, a long orange beak that is very good for catching fish, and two fine, strong legs. But Percy only has one wing, and he cannot fly. Yet one day, Percy discovered he had his own special talent . . . This story inspire... read more
An atmospheric exploration of a child's anxiety by the 2000 Hans Christian Andersen Medal Winner. One night a boy is woken by a terrible sound. A storm is breaking, lightning flashing across the sky. In the morning Dad is gone and Mum doesn't seem to know when he'll be back. The n... read more
Do you know what Jack was doing before he climbed the beanstalk? Or what Jack and Jill were arguing about before they went up the hill? And what happened before that? And even before that? Find out what all your favourite storybook characters were up to previously -because every story, every person and everything started somewhere!
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7|
From Apricot to Zucchini, and everything in between, here is a beautiful photographic alphabet of world food. Acclaimed photographer and founder of the World Food Cafe in London, Chris Caldicott takes us on a mouth-watering tour of the different crops, dishes and ways of eating from every continent. F... read more
|Author:||Jeannie Baker (Illustrator)|
|Awards:||Winner of Earthworm Book Award 1988.|
My father says there has been a forest here for over a hundred million years," Jeannie Baker's young protagonist tells us, and we follow him on a visit to this tropical rain forest in North Queensland, Australia.We walk with him among the ancient trees as he pretends i... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Awards: Children's Book 2011.|
An innovative, two-in-one picture book follows a parallel day in the life of two families: one in a Western city and one in a North African village. (Ages 5-7) Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, a boy and his family wake up, eat breakfast, and head out for a busy day of shopping. Meanwhile, i... read more
"The buggy-eyed insects, crabs, and snails provide an appealing cast of characters who stand up to be counted against a summertime palette of orange sand and blue skies." -- KIRKUS REVIEWS
If one is a snail and two is a person, we must be counting by feet Just follow the sign to the... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2009.|
Collecting Colour tells the story of a day spent collecting colour in the Top End of the Northern Territory, narrated by a white Australian girl, Rose.Rose s best friend Olive s mother, Karrang, makes beautiful coloured baskets, mats and bags f
|Awards:||Winner of Blue Peter Book Award (Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud) 2005.|
The thrilling tale of a tiny snail and a great big grey-blue humpback whale . . .One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastnes... read more
A catchy song with endearing illustrations that will have you buzzing!
And as Willbee flew away, he did not stop, his jersey unravelled from the bottom to the top, and when he realised this, he lost his hum... He was showing the whole garden his bare bum!
We... read more