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Little Owl

First Flight

Jeremy

Fabulous Fishes

Night Watch

Windy Farm
Let's Go To Sleep
An Anzac Tale

Ballroom Bonanza

Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold

Captain Congo and the Maharaja's Monkey

Millie's Special Something

Mozzie and Midgie

Now I Am Bigger

Pooka
Sam the Cat
Samsara Dog
Sister Madge's Book of Nuns
The Littlest Dinosaur
The Miracle of the Wooden Duck

Warambi

You Are My Special Baby

Baby Gets Dressed




Little Owl

First Flight

Little Owl
Phillip Gwynne & Sandy Okalyi

When Little Owl falls from his nest and opens his eyes for the very first time he has one big question. Whooooo? Whoooo?
Whoooo am I?


Little Owl nibbles on a blossom with a hungry sugar glider, hangs upside down with the bats in the branches, and struts on the ground like the cranky cockatoo.

But at the end of the day, Little Owl still isn’t sure who he is. Until from out of the darkness comes a distant Whoooo. Whoooo. Whoooo.

ISBN 978 1 921504 58 7
240 x 250 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour
Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


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

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Jeremy

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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

Short-listed 2014 CBCA Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ


 

Fabulous Fishes


Night Watch

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


Night Watch
Phil Cummings & Janine Dawson

Giraffe, Elephant, Hippo and Baboon all live by the lake, happily going about their own business, until one day Giraffe spies the shadow of Lion  -  prowling, creeping, stalking, sneaking. What are they to do now?

Phil Cumming’s noisy, energetic text and Janine Dawson’s witty, expressive illustrations will have young children itching to jump up and perform this book out loud. Great fun.

ISBN 978 1 921504 36 5
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and China


The Windy Farm

Let's go to Sleep

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.

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

Short-listed 2014 CBCA Awards: Picture Book category

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Let’s Go To Sleep
Margaret Wild & Michelle Dawson

Hush! All over the world, in deserts and jungles, in woodlands and seas, little ones everywhere are going to sleep.

Let’s Go To Sleep is the perfect bedtime book - guaranteed to give all small readers the sweetest of dreams.

ISBN 978 1 921504 44 0
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and China

An Anzac Tale

Pooka

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


Pooka
Carol Chataway & Nina Rycroft

From the moment she is discovered on the doorstep, everyone loves Pooka. She’s the best dog ever! ‘Don’t go getting attached,’ Grandad warns. But it’s too late for that!

A heart-warming story of a lost dog and the impact she has on a small boy.

ISBN 978 1921504 37 2
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Winner 2013 YABBA Picture Storybook Award

2013 CBCA Notable Picture Book

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

 

 


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Pooka

Ballroom Bonanza

The Little Dinosaur
Catriona Hoy & Andrew Plant

In a time before Australia existed, a little dinosaur with big eyes roamed the Antarctic forests, nibbling on cycads and ginkgoes.

One day the little dinosaur fell and hurt her leg. She struggled to keep up with her herd.

Time passed and the world changed, but the discovery of the little dinosaur's leg bone millions of years later, meant her life would not be forgotten.

ISBN 978 1921504 29 7
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


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


Look, Baby!

Captain Congo & The Maharaja's Monkey

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 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

 

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Millie's Special Something

Look, Baby!

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


Mozzie and Midgie
Doug MacLeod & Sandy Okalyi

When Mozzie and Midgie meet a colourful parrot who boasts of being the most beautiful bird on the island, the two young spoonbills set off to find out what could make them beautiful and special.

A 2012 CBCA Notable Picture Book
Shortlisted for 2012 Crichton Award for New Illustrators

ISBN 978 1 921504 31 0
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

Now I'm Bigger

Sam the Cat

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


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

Louie the Pirate Chef

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


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

Back by popular demand after 25 years - the full colour hardback edition of one of Australia’s most hilarious children’s books with two extra poems and a totally new design.

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 Miracle of the Little Wooden Duck

The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Tale

The Miracle of the Little Wooden Duck 
Margaret Wild & Dee Huxley

Once upon a time there was a little wooden duck that sat on the windowsill of Annie’s bedroom. Every day Annie picked up the little duck and stroked it, wishing it could speak to her. But the little wooden duck continued to sit silently on the windowsill, until one day, something miraculous happened.

Shortlisted for the 2011 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards - Early Primary

ISBN: 978 1 921504 12 9
280 x 230 mm  
HB 32 pp $24.99 
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

 

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.

The third in ‘The Smallest Bilby’ series. New for Easter.

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


Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ
Look, Baby!

Captain Cong and the Maharaja's Monkey

Warambi
Aleesah Darlison & Andrew Plant

When the home of a little bent-wing bat colony is destroyed, Warambi becomes separated from her mother and the other bats. Lost and alone she finds shelter in an unusual place far away.

Scary sounds are all around her. Danger is ever present. Will she find her way home?

A 2012 CBCA Notable Picture Book: Eve Pownall Award

Shortlisted for the 2012 Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature

ISBN 978 1 921504 28 0
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

You Are My Special Baby
Carol Chataway & Danny Snell

Share the love and joy of these special babies as they explore the wonder of the world around them. A gorgeous picture book that explores the bonds between a parent and child and the love, hopes and dreams one generation has for the next.

2012 Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Award : Certificate of Commendation Children's Reader category

ISBN 978 1 921504 18 1
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $24.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

 

Baby Gets Dressed

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Baby Gets Dressed
Katrina Germein & Sascha Hutchinson

It’s time to get dressed. But what will Baby wear?
Help Baby choose.

A perfect interactive book for parents and babies and a great way of introducing Baby to words for familiar objects.

Winner 2009 The Advertiser Little Big Book Club Baby Book

ISBN 978 1 921504 00 6
175 x 165 mm
Board Book 24 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ