Deep love of country 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 colour with which we are surrounded.
Dingo is afraid of the dark. He cant sleep if Sun is not there to watch over him. Can his friends find a way to make him feel safe when night falls?
Ages 6 - 10 I began as a tiny spark in the dry grass. All I wanted was a friend. I found one in the wind, who helped me grow, who helped me fly! In the end, though, was the wind really my friend at all?
Imagine being at a camp in the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia with two of Australia's best-loved author/illustrators and working with them to produce your very own illustrated story. Ten lucky kids had just such an opportunity. In June 2015, the Indigenous Literac... read more
|Author:||Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson; Annette MacArthur-Onslow (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Australian Children's Classics Ser.|
Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson were writing for the Sydney Bulletin' in 1892 when they decided to have a duel of poetry. The idea was to increase the number of poems they could sell to the paper. It began in fun but later became bitter. Paterson wrote many poems and st... read more
This is the story of three inquisitive emus from Uluru — Roo, Mo and Flick.
Roo, the leader, is confident and bossy, Mo is indecisive and dithery and Flick is shy and timid. Shy Flick carries around a piece of hatch shell, much the same way a toddler might carry ab... read more
Join Snugglepot and Cuddlepie for some wonderful adventures in the Australian bush. Fall in love with May Gibbs' classic characters as they go camping, make new friends and much more!
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8|
Not all creatures are night animals, but all creatures respond to the moon. Beautiful counting verse and luminous artwork bring to life the mystery and wonder of moonlight's effect on us all.
Two friends, Magpie and Brown Falcon, have different talents. But Magpie is cross that she can't fly like Brown Falcon and plays tricks on her friend.Will she ever learn how much friends need each other?
Age range 3 to 8 When a group of desert children invite their school teacher, Mrs White, home for dinner to show her why their homework is always grubby, no-one expects what is to come! They are happily showing Mrs White their higgledy piggledy garden when suddenly a b... read more
Eric had a dream . . .he knew he could be the best postman ever. There was one big obstacle-he didn't have any mail to deliver. Eric is not going to let that stop him . . . An adorable, heartwarming story about chasing your big dreams, no matter how little you are.
|Author:||Sally Morgan; Ambelin Kwaymullina (Illustrator)|
Lily's grandpa can solve any problem. He always knows the perfect thing. Grandpa suggests a walk in the park, but Lily has other ideas - and lots of weird and wonderful objections. But no problem is too great for grandpa - he has weird and wonderful solutions. Grandpa always knows the perfect thing!