The man from the land of Fandango is coming to pay you a call! He wears a hat with a tassel and a polka-dot tie - and he juggles and bounces and dances with bears, bison, baboons, kangaroos and even dinosaurs. He's wonderful and amazing - so watch out for him, and watch carefully - because he only appears every 500 years! Thi... read more
A classic fairy tale is wittily retold by the celebrated Allan Ahlberg, with charming illustrations by his daughter, Jessica Ahlberg. Everyone knows what happened when Goldilocks met the three bears. But when she encounters a whopping thirty-three bears, a strange-talking Blim, or even three little pigs on her search for porr... read more
The epic and tragic story of Jandamarra, Indigenous hero of the Kimberley told through text and illustrations. A story for all Australians, providing a unique insight into an extraordinary man and a powerful slice of history.
WINNER OF THE 2013 CALDECOTT MEDAL! From the creator of the #1 "New York Times" best-selling and award-winning" I Want My Hat Back" comes a second wry tale. When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue topper (which happens to fit him perfectly), trouble "could "be following close behind. So it's a good thing that e... read more
'There's a hush in the crowd as the mayor lifts his gun, then an ear-splitting Bang! and the race has begun, with a flashing of goggles and pale cyclists' knees, and a murmuring sound like the bumble of bees.' Monsieur Albert enters the Grand Cycle Race, but he's up against Francois, the champion of France. Can he... read more
The wheat is ripe, but the harvester is broken and a plague of locusts is on the way. It looks as if Jim and his mother may lose the farm. But when Jim shows kindness to a stranger, their fortunes are set to change in the most surprising way imaginable! From the creator of the bestselling Animalia, The Legend of the Golden Sn... read more
Giraffes can't resist the trees, I like milk and sandwiches ... But who stole the cheese? Ages: 3+
|Author:||April Jones Prince|
In this companion to Dig In! follow these construction mice as they twist and turn, lift and lower, pump and bob in a showcase of construction vehicles with moveable parts! With up close construction site illustrations, the purpose of their work is not revealed until the very end when the filthy workers go to take an...enormo... read more
Even the prettiest dresses, latest toys, and friendliest elephant can't cure Princess Antonia's boredom. And when she becomes so bored, she decides to run away! Luckily, with friends like Rapunzel, Cinderella, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty, a big adventure is sure to follow!
Something strange is happening at the palace and the dogs can't work it out. The cooks are busy ...are royal visitors arriving? Mysterious parcels are arriving. And most curious of all ...what is that tree doing in Prince Albert's study? From the creators of the delightful QUEEN VICTORIA'S UNDERPANTS comes the story of th... read more
Climbing trees, playing with wool ...Matilda is sure her cat will love these things, but he doesn't seem very enthusiastic. Undaunted, she thinks up new ways to amuse her reluctant playmate. Tea parties? Dressing up? Or what about a nice bike ride? As the beleagured cat goes from nonplussed to terrified, Matilda gets more and... read more
Superworm is super-long. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! There's no other worm like SUPERWORM! Never fear, Superworm's here! He can fish Spider out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm's rescue, when he's captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Luckily, all of Su... read more
In this innovative wordless picture book with interactive flaps, Flora and her graceful flamingo friend explore the trials and joys of friendship through an elaborate synchronized dance. With a twist, a turn, and even a flop, these unlikely friends learn at last how to dance together in perfect harmony. Full of humor and hear... read more
|Author:||April Jones Prince|
In this companion to Dive In!, it's a busy day on the building site and these industrious mice are up to something big! But what are they making? Bold, colourful illustrations and playful vehicles with moving parts make this book a deliciously interactive mystery, with hidden clues for the careful observer. Is that red paint?... read more
For 30 years Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted children and adults alike. Mem Fox's lovable characters, little Hush and Grandma Poss, together with Julie Vivas' exquisite illustrations, weave a story of pure magic. Continuously in print since it was first published by Omnibus Books in 1983, Possum Magic has been embra... read more
At first your eyes will not believe. Such terrors they can scarce conceive, but come, look closely; you will see, horrific creatures just like me. Open the box, if you dare, but danger lies within: Beware! From the award-winning duo who brought you Kisses for Daddy and Captain Crablaw's Crew comes a fearsome, frightening, fe... read more
Best-selling picture book author Katrina Germein writes stories that delight children and adults alike. Her popular book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remains in print more than a decade since its release, and is one of three of Katrina's titles to have won a Notable Book commendation from the Children'... read more
Children will delight in Marcus Pfister's adorable 'Penguin Pete' as he playfully passes the time until he's big enough to swim in the sea. He practices trying to walk gracefully and tries to imitate a bird in flight. He soon discovers that penguins can't fly, but they sure can swim--and Pete turns out to be a natural!