Category: Picture Books
This gentle story set in the rugged Australian bush is about a small calf who becomes separated from his family. The little calf is alone and simply wants his mother, sisters and brothers. He can see other animals, and after running to the river, manages to ask some horses if they are his family. The ca ...Show more
This remarkable book is more than an A to Z of Australian animals. It is a spectrum of every feeling under the sun - from wonder to vanity, from weariness to delight - and every one of these passions can be found between the covers of a book...if only you take the time to have a look.
Age range 3 to 9 Family is a thoughtful contemplation for all to learn the different ways that family makes us whole. This beautifully illustrated children’s picture book shows everyone that ‘family’ can be about heart and home; an endless sky; stories and songs. It ‘ ...Show more
Our Way is old. Older than the red earth. Older than flickering stars. Our way is respect. A tender, thoughtful story reminding us to respect others and respect ourselves. Part of the Our Place series which welcomes children to culture. 'Dream team Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson, who previousl ...Show more
"Great-Grandpa Liman lives in a small house by the sea. There are no lights — just stars as far as the eye can see." Brother Moon is a powerful story lovingly told by a great-grandfather to his great-grandson. Beneath the dark sky of the Northern Territory, Hippy-Boy is captivated when Great-Grand ...Show more
A Tiwi-Island girl prepares for Aunty's wedding with help from her maningawu in this vibrant picture book by the popular actor and writers of Top End Wedding and the highly acclaimed illustrator of Alfred's War. Everyone on the island is getting ready for Aunty's wedding.Maningawu puts on her be ...Show more
Category: Indigenous | Reading Level: New Illustrator
Age range 5 to 12 'Warami mittigar. Hello friend. We welcome you to Darug Country.' Cooee Mittigar, meaning Come Here Friend, is an invitation to yana (walk), on Darug Country. In this stunning picture book, Darug creators Jasmine Seymour and Leanne Mulgo Watson tell a story on Darug Songline ...Show more
You are on Indigenous lands, swimming in Indigenous waters, looking up at Indigenous skies. Living on Stolen Land is a verse-styled look at our colonial-settler ‘present’. This book is the first of its kind to address and educate a broad audience about the colonial contextual history of Au ...Show more
Age range 0 to 8 'A simply lovely story about the sometimes-quirky memories we have of our mothers.' — Dub Leffler, award winning author/illustrator Maureen Jipiyiliya Nampijinpa O’Keefe grew up in the remote community of Ali Curung in the NT. Her family lived a bush life. They di ...Show more
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.