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Welcome to our Children's collection, where you'll find fun and beautiful titles by Australian authors ready to ignite young imaginations...

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We Are Australians encourages reflection and for readers to look further into the topics of citizenship and the role of Australia’s First Nations people.


The poetic writing style creates a rich and respectful text, and the bright colours add a joyfulness and a sense of celebration.


The use of traditional First Nations techniques reinforces the longevity and importance of a culture that has lived on Australian land for over 65,000 years.

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A warm, inspirational story about determination, conservation, the magic of nature . . . and grandads.


In a noisy, grey city, Sam and his Grandpa long for the deep, dark wonderful jungle. But when their dream comes true, can they find a way to protect it?
A delightful story book for all generations about the magic of wild places and the amazing things we can achieve when we all work together. The Tree at Number 43 inspires hope for the future of our environment without any sense of doom and gloom.


A book for parents and grandparents to share and enjoy with kids, whether they want to create a garden at home or change the world.


Cathy ran barefoot every day across the great ancient land, as her people had done for sixty thousand years before.

And when she ran, she could hear the heartbeat of the land.
Ba Boom Ba Boom Ba Boom...
Then one day, Cathy hears a cry. She answers this cry and, with one small step at a time, the seeds of change are planted.
Cathy Freeman has always been an inspiration to young people.


Here, she does it again, through storytelling - just as her people have done, for sixty thousand years before... Listen, and you too, will hear the Heartbeat of the Land.

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Join Heidi the Piedy, Roy the Boy and Fran his Nan as they travel from their favourite beach to New York City, to talk to the world’s nations about plastic pollution.


Sometimes, the smallest voice can have the strongest message.


Use less plastic, every day.

“Be the Change.” Start today.

The ocean should be clean and blue.

But who’s it up to? Me and YOU!


Goodjagah, little one, walk with me ... I want to tell you our Dreaming as the Elders told it to me.


Award-winning storytellers, Gunai woman Kirli Saunders and Bigambul man Dub Leffler, explore a deep love and respect for Country and all her spirits ... past, present and beyond.

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Told in English and Dharug, Open Your Heart to Country is a moving account of re-connection to Country from a First Nations perspective.


Sharing the nourishing power of returning home and being immersed in the language of Country, this picture book invites readers to reflect on the importance of place, not only for First Nations’ peoples but for everyone.
With exquisite illustrations and soft, lilting text, Open Your Heart to Country appeals to the very young, while sharing a deeper message for older readers.


A book the whole family can enjoy.

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The story of the Plains-wanderer, a critically endangered Australian bird that is truly unique!


On the Trail of the Plains-wanderer tells the true story of one of Australia's most critically endangered bird species. This unique, quirky and precious bird faces many threats, but continues to survive against the odds.


Discover more about this fascinating bird and see how people are providing hope for their future.

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The long-awaited new title in this much-loved series will empower kids to change their world.

Our planet is precious.
It's where we live, learn, work and play.
This charming picture book is a gentle introduction to caring for the world around us. The simple, engaging text and beautiful illustrations explore ideas like planting veggie gardens and recycling, to show the ways every person, no matter how big or small, can make a difference.


The perfect book to inspire children to love the planet.

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From one of Australia's most talented new picture-book creators comes this beautiful ode to the wonders of our natural world.


From the tiniest beetle to the most majestic whale, every creature on Earth is a marvel, deserving of awe and compassion. This beautiful picture book is a unique celebration of living things of many kinds - and the kindness we can show them as we wander through the world.


A stunning and lyrical masterpiece from an exciting Australian talent.

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Australia’s wild creatures are facing a fast-changing environment that has humankind’s fingerprint all over it and hundreds are in danger of complete extinction.


Myke Mollards signature illustrations and engaging text bring kids up close and personal with 134 of Australia’s most endangered creatures, highlighting both the common and uncommon threats to each species and revealing the fragile balance existing in nature and how our human impact is collapsing ecosystems and unbalancing the natural world.

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Join Milly on her microlight adventure and discover how amazing and awesome migratory shorebirds are!


In A Shorebird Flying Adventure you’ll take a trip to the Arctic tundra and back. On the way you’ll meet the birds who travel phenomenal distances every year and explore their precious wetland habitats and breeding grounds. Learn fascinating facts about their diet and find out Milly’s top tips to tell one species from another.


Grab your binoculars, hop on board and let’s go bird watching!

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Come Together is a heart-warming, debut picture book for children aged 5 and up from pop artist Isaiah Firebrace, inspired by his petition to the Australian Government calling for Aboriginal history to be taught in every classroom.


In this essential book, Isaiah, a Yorta Yorta and Gunditjmara man, establishes a foundation of First Nations knowledge with 20 key topics. 

At once accessible and engaging, Come Together will make every Aussie kid proud that we are home to the longest continuing culture on Earth!


Mother Nature has a language. If we listen, and read the signs in the land, we can understand it.

Join Uncle Kuu as he takes us out on Country and explains cultural burning.


Featuring stunning artwork by Sandra Steffensen, this is a powerful and timely story of understanding Australia's ecosystems through Indigenous fire management, and a respectful way forward for future generations to help manage our landscapes.

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"When you grow up, let's imagine what you could be."


And teacher went 'round the room till she came to me. I said, "There are so many things I want to do! Why be one thing when I can do a few?"


What things do you want to do when you grow up? Includes bonus colouring pages.

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Travel the Mind is a book of meditation adventures for parents to read to their children at bedtime, or for relaxation.


By igniting their imagination, connecting with their emotions and using creativity, they can unlock magical spaces within their minds.


This book aims to create a bedtime ritual that parents and children look forward to, where bonds are built and memories are made.

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Chickabella is supposed to be minding her seven younger siblings, but when she borrows her mother's magical wand colourful mischief follows... 

Young children will love looking at the bright pictures and joining in with making the shapes and sounds of what each diversely named chick wants to be when they grow up.
Each page helps you introduce children to a different colour of the rainbow.

Buy Chickabella and the Rainbow Magic for an entertaining and educational read-aloud story today!


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Chickabella entices her seven younger siblings and three feline friends into a counting game of hide and seek. Chickens and counting and cats, oh my!

Young children will love counting down with Chickabella, joining in with each player’s action, and finding where all the colourful chicks and cats have hidden themselves.
There are lots of opportunities for counting and number recognition as each page helps you introduce children to a different number with pictures, numerals, and words.
Chickabella Counts to Ten is the all-new, colourful book from the mother-daughter team that brought you Chickabella and the Rainbow Magic.

Buy Chickabella Counts to Ten and start counting today!

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A sweet read-aloud story about snuggling and shapes.


All Chickabella wants is to snuggle up with her mother. But her seven younger siblings always race her to the best spots! Each little chick shares their unique idea about moving and shapes with their big sister. How will Chickabella choose?


Luckily, Chickabella’s mother has her own snuggly idea.

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Do you find yourself repeating the same activities with your toddler and are looking for new innovative ideas on how to keep them amused whilst making learning fun?


If so, Lisa and Thomas have lots of great ideas to help you. The activities in this book are of high educational quality that maximizes the best use of your time, resources, and space. These play-based activities help your child thrive and ensures that they get a head start in life. All the activities have been ´toddler approved´ or field tested by Thomas.
Lisa Forsythe has over 15 years of experience as a teacher across Australia, NZ & UK. Since becoming a mother to Thomas she has focused her time on developing simple activities that develop foundational skills toddlers need to learn before engaging with more complex concepts and understandings.


This is a practical guide for parents that creates opportunities to bond with your child and make beautiful life-long memories.


The Very Clever Bee is a non-fiction reference book for children that covers key aspects of the life and role of the European honeybee (Apis mellifera) and its great value to humankind and life on planet earth.


Although the book has been written with middle grade children in mind, children of all ages and adults alike will find beautiful illustrations, diagrams and pearls of information in the form of ‘fact boxes’. The book is peppered with quotes from great minds such as Aristotle, Karl Von Frisch, literature giants Victor Hugo, Jonathan Swift and the most famous honey lover of all and much beloved by children, Winnie-the-Pooh.


Hopefully, the knowledge gleaned from The Very Clever Bee will lead to an understanding of how vital the bee is to ensuring a safe food supply for all life on earth. And children will learn to respect bees rather than fear them.

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Bernice Peppercorn’s imagination fills her mind and her notebooks with adventure and intrigue.


She sees crimes where there are none and races to the local police station daily to fulfil her civic duty. When a real robbery is committed in town, Bernice dives into detective mode and stumbles across vital clues that could find the thieves.


No one believes her except Ike, a one-legged fisherman who lives down at the wharf. Bernice Takes a Plunge is an exciting and humorous adventure for readers aged 7-12.

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Friends Are What Happen When You're Making Other Plans...


Everything is changing for 11-year-old Alex and, as an autistic person, change can be terrifying. With the first day of high school only a couple of months away, Alex is sure that having a friend by his side will help.
So, he's devised a plan - impress the kids at school by winning a trophy at the PAWS Dog Show with his trusty sidekick, Kevin.


This should be a walk in the park . . . right?

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The most fundamental of all rights is an asylum seeker's right to freedom.


Zallah and her mother have escaped their war torn country and are looking for safety in Australia. Instead of freedom they find themselves in a refugee detention centre. Zallah struggles with the reason for this punishment. A True Person is a moving story which highlights the bond between Mother and Daughter in times of adversity.


For Zallah there is a light at the end of the tunnel and we celebrate with her as she realises what it means to be A True Person.

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Little Lorie Had a Farm is a book about an Australian girl who meets different animals around her family's farmhouse.


Written for children aged 3-6, it contains ten stories full of imagination, excitement and well-presented educational information about the most popular Australian animals: kangaroos, wombats, emus, cockatoos, and others.


Coupled with simple but captivating illustrations, Calm of the Storm uses cleverly formulated rhymes that embrace the five senses to walk a child through the positive and fun things that a storm can bring; and to add a little bit of fun there is a ‘find the bird’ on each spread.


Light in the Dark is a playful illustrated children’s book that teaches children not to be afraid of the dark.


The story follows a young boy using play through hide and seek with his dad to see the lighter sides of the dark and cleverly utilises the different colours of the rainbow to also teach children about colours.


And to add a bit more fun, there is a ‘find the star’ on each spread.

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Rosie is an unhappy house whose beloved family have moved out.


The Frogmarches and their horrible nose-picking son threaten to move in and Rosie is beside herself with worry.


Rosie’s friend, the wattle fairy, grants her a wish which might solve all her problems and answer her wildest dreams.


10-year-old Freya Patel thinks it is RUBBISH her family are living on her Gran’s farm in Australia for a year, leaving everything she knows behind in London.


Emma Lloyd is excited to have a girl her own age come to live next door. She’s lived on her family dairy farm her whole life. Can such different girls be friends?


When Maisie the cow gets in trouble, they must join forces to save her newborn calf!

Eddy's Treasure

While out digging for ants one day, Eddy the echidna finds a treasure chest.


With the help of his friends from the Australian bush, they work to get it open!


Loysa was a young girl growing up in a poor family who survived by rice farming.


On the day a new water buffalo was born, her life changed. The young calf was gangly, legs much too long and a body much to thin.
He was called Payat. Loysa had plans for this new member of the family. In her mind, he was not meant for working in the fields.


This is Loysa'a story.

Would you like to see your book here? Simply fill out our submission form on the For Authors page and we'll proudly add your title to our library!

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