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What Colour Is the Sea? by Katie Stewart
Koala has a question for her friends - what colour is the sea? But they all give her different answers, and Koala doesn't know who to believe. Owl suggests she finds out for herself. Koala sets off for the sea, only to discover that all her friends are right - the sea is no colour and many colours. A b ...Show more
I'm Australian Too (HB Includes Poster) by Mem Fox; Ronojoy Ghosh (Illustrator)
Im Australian! How about you? Many people from many places have come across the seas to make Australia their home. How Australian is that? From countries near and far, many have made their home in Australia, sharing it with the original inhabitants, and living in peace beneath the Southern Star. Mem Fox ...Show more
The Man from Snowy River by A B Patterson
There is no greater Australian bush hero than the man from Snowy River, and no greater bush legend than his famous downhill ride. Award-winning illustrator Freya Blackwood takes a stunning approach to Banjo Paterson's most famous bush ballad. She brilliantly captures the drama of this much-loved poem, ...Show more
May Gibbs Tales from the Gum Tree Pb by May Gibbs (Illustrator); Caroline Keys (Illustrator)
Category: Picture Books
Oh my! cried Snugglepot. Im flying, Im really flying! He couldnt believe he was up in the big blue sky, and it was simply glorious. Join Snugglepot and Cuddlepie on their enchanting adventures through the Australian bush. With amazing butterfly rides, boating escapades and a surprise moonlight pageant, ...Show more
A is for Australian Animals (HB) by Frané Lessac
Australia is full of the most amazing animals on the planet! What animal has six thumbs? What animal produces square poo? What animal is made up of 95 per cent water and is highly venomous? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this factastic tour of Australian animals.
Clever Crow by Nina Lawrence; Bronwyn Bancroft (Illustrator)
Clever Crow is an endearing and witty tale that follows the exploits of a hungry and very clever crow. Crow searches in the bush for food but he can find none. It is only when he comes across people preparing for a ceremony that his luck changes. Crow spots a big turtle egg waiting to be cooked, and he ...Show more
Big Fella Rain by Beryl Webber
Big Fella Rain is a celebration of northern Australia as animals, birds, trees and a parched earth await the first rain. It is almost as if country stands still as the sparse yet evocative text pays homage to the transition from dry season to wet season in a country that is like no other place in the wo ...Show more
A-Z of Australian Animals (HB) by Jennifer Cossins
From the award-winning creator of A-Z OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS comes a stunning non-fiction picture book for boys and girls with a love of animals and a thirst for all things encyclopaedic. This exquisite full-colour picture book is packed with interesting facts and is perfect for young conservationists an ...Show more
Dreamers by Ezekiel Kwaymullina; Sally Morgan (Illustrator)
We are the dream and the dreamers - so begins this beautifully written story that celebrates the imagination of children at play. Complemented by Sally Morgan's rich and colourful illustrations, the book is full of movement. It lends itself to interactive reading aloud with play-acting or actions.
Wombat Stew (35th Anniversary Edition) HB by Marcia Vaughan
One day, on the banks of a billabong, a very clever dingo caught a wombat ... and decided to make... Wombat stew, Wombat stew, Gooey, brewy, Yummy, chewy, Wombat stew! In this classic Australian picture book, a dingo catches a wombat and wants to cook him in a stew. ...