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An Anzac Tale

Ballroom Bonanza

Bring On the Birds

Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold

Captain Congo and the Maharaja's Monkey
Fabulous Fishes

First Flight

Jeremy

Lucas and Jack

Millie's Special Something

My Brother

Nannie Loves

Now I Am Bigger

Our Baby

Quick as a Wink Fairy Pink

Sam the Cat
Samsara Dog

Seagull

Sister Madge's Book of Nuns
The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Tale

The Windy Farm




Recent Publications

My Brother

Quick as a wink Fairy Pink

My Brother
Dee, Oliver & Tiffany Huxley

When a gentle creature sets out to search for a lost brother we are taken on an ethereal journey across land and sea to strange, beautiful and faraway places.

My Brother is a metaphorical picture book story for older children that looks at loss and grief from a sibling’s perspective.


ISBN 978 1 921504 85 3
280 x 230 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99

Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Quick as a wink Fairy Pink
Lesley Gibbes & Sara Acton

Five little Flutter Fairies going off to bed. Fairy Blue, Fairy Green, Fairy Gold, and Red. But one of them is missing. Which fairy do you think?

ISBN 978 1 921504 86 0
280 x 230 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


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An Anzac Tale

Ballroom Bonanza

An Anzac Tale
Ruth Starke & Greg Holfeld

When Australia pledges its support to Great Britain at the outbreak of World War I, mates Roy Martin and Wally Cardwell are among the first to enlist.

But what the friends first thought would be an adventure soon turns to disaster. The day after the landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, more than 2000 of their fellow Anzacs are dead.  As the campaign drags on, life for Wally and Roy and their new friend, Tom, becomes a battle of endurance against a plucky enemy, a hostile landscape, flies, fleas, cold and disease.

In this graphic novel, Ruth Starke and Greg Holfeld have combined to create an extraordinary and original work for upper primary students on the subject of Gallipoli and the Anzac campaign.

ISBN 978 1 921504 53 2
280 x 220 mm
HB 72 pp $29.99
Full colour

A 2014 CBCA Notable Book: Younger Fiction, Picture Book and Eve Pownall Award for Information Books categories

2014 Bronze Ledger Award for Excellence in Australian Comics Rights

Available: World rights excluding ANZ and France


Ballroom Bonanza
Nina Rycroft

An animal ABC with a difference. Join alpacas, bears, camels and a host of other animals as they conga, can-can and hip-hop the night away.

Find out why the jaguar blushed and what happened to the elephants when the music stopped.

A sumptuous, playful picture book with a dash of mystery and a lot of monkey business.

ISBN 978 1 876288 93 8
305 x 250 mm
HB 40 pp RRP $27.99
Full colour

Rights Available: Foreign Language rights only


Bring On the Birds

Look, Baby!

Bring On the Birds
Susan Stockdale

Birds come in all sorts of interesting shapes, sizes and colours. And many of them can do remarkable things.

There are birds that whoop, swoop and dive. Others that dance, race or hitch a ride. And some that cannot even fly.

They are all here in Bring on the Birds. A companion to Fabulous Fishes.

ISBN 978 1 921504 59 4
240 x 250 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: Not applicable

Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold
Ruth Starke & Greg Holfeld

Take the Yukon Express with Captain Congo and his loyal offsider Pug as they travel deep into the great Canadian north-west in pursuit of gold, ghosts and monsters. But who is pursuing our heroes? And what awaits them at the end of their treacherous journey to Klondike Creek? The third adventure in the Captain Congo series.

ISBN 978 1 921504 27 3
290 x 230 mm
HB 48 pp RRP $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

Captain Congo & The Maharaja's Monkey

 

Fabulous Fishes


Captain Congo and the Maharaja’s Monkey
Ruth Starke & Greg Holfeld

When the Maharaja of Bekar dies suddenly and mysteriously, Captain Congo and his loyal offsider Pug are despatched by the Agency to investigate. They arrive in India to find the Palace of Rajputana teeming with intrigue.

While Pug goes deep under cover, the ever-observant
Captain Congo races against time to unravel the villains’ plot.

A 2010 CBCA Notable Book: Younger Readers

ISBN 978 1 921504 04 4
290 x 230 mm
HB 48 pp RRP $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

Fabulous Fishes
Susan Stockdale

Fish come in all sorts of shapes, colours and sizes. And many of them can do amazing things!

Can you imagine fish that leap and glide, fish that crawl on land and fish with flashing lights?

They’re all here in Fabulous Fishes!

ISBN 978 1 921504 55 6
240 x 250 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: Not applicable

 

First Flight

Jeremy

First Flight
David Miller

When laughing kookaburras call Joey the little yellow-bellied glider out from his nest early one morning he has no idea what adventures lie ahead. But by the end of the day, when his parents find him safe and well, Joey has learned to fly, and life will never be the same again.

ISBN 978 1 921504 57 0
280 x 230 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

2014 Whitley Certificate of Commendation for Children's Reader

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Jeremy
Chris Faille & Danny Snell

When tiny Jeremy falls out of his nest and is brought home by the family cat, he is only a few days old.

Luckily, Jeremy is a fighter. As the weeks go by he grows stronger and
stronger, until the time comes to say goodbye.

ISBN 978 1 921504 40 2
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Winner 2014 CBCA Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ


Millie's Special Something

Millie's Special Something

Lucas and Jack
Ellie Royce & Andrew McLean

Every week Lucas's mum visits Great Grandpop at the nursing home. And every week Lucas waits for her outside. Waiting is boring! Until Lucas meets Jack.

A book to bridge generations.

Shortlisted 2015 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards - 5-8 years

Shortlisted for 2016 West Australian Young Readers Book
Awards

ISBN 978 1 921504 66 2
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Millie’s Special Something
Tania Cox & David Miller

Big, bad Reggie loves to scare Millie. It’s fun. But not for Millie. It’s frightening!

Her friends each have a special something to make them feel brave. So why doesn’t she? Or does she?

A positive book for young children about friendship, self-esteem, and overcoming fear.

ISBN 978 1 921504 38 9
280 x 230 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Seagull


NANNIE LOVES
Kylie Dunstan

Nannie lives on a farm with rolling hills, a muddy creek, and lots of animals.
Nannie loves her farm. But what Nannie loves most is when her family
comes to stay.

Kylie Dunstan's simple, warm text and colourful collage illustrations
make Nannie Loves a delightful picture book to read and explore.

ISBN 978 1 921504 83 9
290 x 290 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99

Full colour 

Rights: World rights excluding ANZ


Now I'm Bigger

Our Baby

Now I Am Bigger
Sherryl Clark & Nina Rycroft

Now I Am Bigger captures all the excitement and wonder of a small child’s world, when every day brings something new – new teeth, new words, new shoes, new bed – and every little change is very, very BIG.

ISBN 978 1 921504 17 4
250 x 240 mm 
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99 
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ


Our Baby
Margaret Wild & Karen Blair

Some babies have a mum and a dad.
Some babies have a mum, and a dad who lives elsewhere.
Some babies have two mums. Or two dads.
Our baby has a mum and a dad
and a big sister - me!

Babies come in all shapes and sizes, and from all sorts of families.
Some babies have milky mouths, snotty noses, tufty hair, or no hair at all. Some babies like going to cafes, or to the park. Some like playing at home.

Everyone of them is different, and every one of them is special.

ISBN 978 1 921504 78 5
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Sam the Cat

Samsara Dog

Sam the Cat
Sam Bowring & Andrew McLean

Sam lives very happily in a tumble-down house with Jane and Ian. But when Jane and Ian bring home a baby boy, not only does the baby get all the attention – he even steals Sam’s name! Sam is so cross he decides to leave home.

A warm, funny book by a new author and one of Australia’s best loved illustrators, about learning to adapt to new family circumstances.

Shortlisted 2012 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards – Lower Primary

ISBN 978 1 921504 29 7
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Samsara Dog
Helen Manos & Julie Vivas

For we are all travellers on the wheel of life.
We halt, we pause and take new births.

Samsara Dog lived many lives. Coming back again and again didn’t worry him. He lived each life as it came until one day he learned the most important lesson of all..
A picture book for older children that looks at life, love and dying from a Buddhist perspective.

A 2007 CBCA Notable Book: Younger Readers

ISBN 978 1876288 62 4
280 x 230 mm
HB 40 pp $29.99
Full colour, Cloth binding

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, Indonesia, USA, Canada & Korea


Seagull

Louie the Pirate Chef

SEAGULL
Danny Snell

Shortlisted for the Wilderness Society’s 2106 Environment Award for Children’s Literature

Seagull loves to fly. It makes her heart sing. But when she gets caught in a tangle of fishing line on the beach, Seagull can only watch as birds fly effortlessly above. What can she do?

ISBN 978 1 921504 81 5
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99

Full colour

Rights: World rights excluding ANZ and Korea



Sister Madge’s Book of Nuns
Doug MacLeod & Craig Smith

Wicked, warped and fiendishly funny, this collection of poems by Australia’s best writer of comic verse and his cheeky offsider, Craig Smith, introduces us to Sister Madge Mappin and the other eccentric residents of Our Lady of Immense Proportions.

ISBN 978 1 921504 43 3
280 x 220 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Tale

The Windy Farm

The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Tale
Nette Hilton & Bruce Whatley

It’s the night before Easter and for the first time Billy and his band of little bilbies must deliver the
eggs. ‘This is fun,’ they sing as they hide eggs here and there and up and down. But when one of the
bilbies gets into trouble, only Billy knows what to do.

ISBN 978 1 921504 42 6
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $19.99
Full colour


Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

The Windy Farm
Doug MacLeod & Craig Smith

Why would anyone want to live on a farm where the winds are so fierce that even the pigs are blown away? Fortunately Mum is a clever inventor and can think of one very good reason.

A hilarious picture book with a very pertinent message about wind power and environmental sustainability, by one of Australia’s favourite picture book teams.

Shortlisted for the 2014 CBCA Picture Book of the Year

ISBN 978 1 921504 41 9
280 x 230 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, China and Korea