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Alberta
As I Grew Older
Baby
Baby Bird's Blankie

Ballroom Bonanza

Bernard's Plane Trip

Bilby Moon
Bobbie Dazzler
Boom Bah!
Bridie's Boots

Can We Lick The Spoon Now?

Captain Congo and the Crocodile King

Captain Congo and the Klondike Gold

Captain Congo and the Maharaja’s Monkey

Cat

Crocodile River

Dinnertime

First Flight

Jeremy
Let's Go Visiting
Let's Go To Sleep
Little Bat
Little Dinosaur
Little Owl
Long Way Home
Louie the Pirate Chef
Lucas and Jack
Millie's Special Something

Mozzie and Midgie

My Gallipoli

Night Watch

Now I am Bigger

Piglet and Granny
Piglet and Mama
Piglet and Papa
Pooka

Puggle

Sam the Cat
Samsara Dog
Scary Night
Seadragon Sea
Seven More Sleeps
Sister Madge’s Book of Nuns
Sleepy Bears
The Silver Stream
The Smallest Bilby and the Midnight Star
The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Games
The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Tale
Tom Tom
Warambi
What Will Baby Do?
The Windy Farm
You and Me: Our Place
You are my Special Baby
The Cocky, the Crow and the Hawk
Luurnpa, the Magical Kingfisher
The Magic Fire at Warlukurlangu
The Pangkarlangu and the Lost Child
The Spotted Cat
The Two Wallabies

 

Recent Publications

My Gallipoli


My Gallipoli
Ruth Starke & Robert Hannaford

From the shores of Anzac Cove to the heights of Chunuk Bair, from Cape Helles to Gurkha Bluff, the Gallipoli Peninsula was the place where thousands of men from sixteen nations fought, suffered, endured or died during the eight months of occupation in 1915. For each of them, their families and their nurses, Gallipoli meant something different. Their voices emerge from the landscape and across the decades with stories of courage, valour, despair and loss.

The strong atmospheric artwork of renowned artist, Robert Hannaford is a perfect complement to Starke's sweeping text.

Winner 2015 NSW Premier’s Young People’s History Prize

Shortlisted for 2015 Asher Prize

Shortlisted for the 2016 CBCA Crichton Award for New Illustrators

Shortlisted for the 2016 WA Premier’s Book Awards

ISBN 978 1 921504 77 8
260 x 270 mm
PB Cloth Cover 48 pp $16.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

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Alberta

As I Grew Older

Alberta
Tania Cox & Janine Dawson

Nothing Alberta does is small. So when her parents tell her she will soon be a BIG sister she is very excited. But on the day the eggs arrive Alberta can’t help being a little disappointed.

A great book for introducing children to the idea of having a new sibling – or possibly even two!

A 2008 CBCA Notable Book: Early Childhood

ISBN 978 1 921504 03 7
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99 Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and China



As I Grew Older
Ian Abdulla

Ian Abdulla's paintings and text offer a snapshot of an Aboriginal family living on a small stretch of the Murray River in South Australia in the 1950s and 1960s. This was a time of immense of profound environmental and social change when the assimilation policy still existed and there were few employment opportunities for Aborigines.

Ian's personal story of survival affirms the culture of rural Aborigines who despite being dispossessed have been determined to stay on the land.

ISBN 978 1 921504 69 3
240 x 250 mm
PB 40 pp $14.99
Full colour

Winner of the 1994 Australian Multicultural Children’s Literature Award

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Baby

Baby
Tania Cox & Ann James

Every day is exciting for Baby, the youngest elephant of the herd.  There are so many things she has to learn.  Thank goodness Baby has a large family to love and look after her  New edition.

ISBN 978 1 876288 11 2
285 x 235 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ & Korea (Korean language only)

Baby Bird's Blankie
Margaret Wild & Gwyn Perkins

Baby Bird loves his blankie.  But when it comes to bedtime Baby Bird would rather play than sleep. 

A book full of fun, humour and gentle repetition that will surprise and delight both adults and young children. Not to mention baby birds!

A 2009 CBCA Notable Book: Early Childhood

ISBN: 978 1 921504 09 9
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, China and Korea

 

Ballroom Bonanza

Bernard's Plane Trip

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 921504 14 3
305 x 250 mm
PB 40 pp RRP $16.99
Full colour

Rights Available: Foreign Language rights only


Bernard's Plane Trip
Adele Jaunn

Bernard is so excited, he has butterflies fluttering in his tummy. He’s going on a plane trip for the very first time!

ISBN 978 1 921504 56 3
230 x 230 mm
Original PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: Not applicable



Bilby Moon Bobbie Dazzler

Bilby Moon
Margaret Spurling & Danny Snell

Each night when Little Bilby leaves her burrow she looks up to greet the moon. Each night the big round moon looks down and smiles. But one night a piece of the moon is missing.

2001 CBCA Notable Book: Early Childhood

Shortlisted 2001 Kids Own Australian Literature Award (KOALA)

ISBN: 978 1876288 29 7
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, Korea (English language only) and China

Bobbie Dazzler
Margaret Wild & Janine Dawson

Bobbie the wallaby can hop and skip and bounce. But she cannot do the splits..
“Never mind”, say her friends. But Bobbie minds a lot..
A joyful Australian story for children aged 3 and up.

A 2007 CBCA Notable Book: Early Childhood

ISBN 978 1876288 72 3
270 x 220 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, USA, Canada, Brazil and China

 


Working Title Press - Boom Bah!

Bridies Boots

Boom Bah!
Phil Cummings & Nina Rycroft

Shhh … Listen! What’s that sound?

When a tiny mouse taps a cup with a spoon and creates a simple TING! everyone else wants to join in. Ting! Tong! Clickety-click!   Follow the band as it gathers and grows from a solo performance, to an explosive full orchestra.

Winner of the 2008 Advertiser Little Big Book and Windmill Performing Arts Picture Book to Performance Award.

ISBN: 978 1 921504 08 2
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, Korea, USA, Canada and China


Bridie's Boots
Phil Cummings & Sara Acton

When Bridie receives a pair of gum boots wrapped in rainbow paper for her fifth birthday she is delighted. They are the best boots ever! Just right for splashing in puddles and twirling on tiptoes. But when Bridie turns six she decides her boots should go on a big adventure.

A 2015 CBCA Notable Book – Early Childhood

Shortlisted 2015 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards – 3-5 years

ISBN 978 1 921504 73 0
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and Korea

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Can We Lick The Spoon Now?

Captain Congo & the Crocodile King

Can We Lick the Spoon Now?
Carol Goess & Tamsin Ainslie

What’s the best thing about making a cake? Licking the spoon, of course! What’s the worst thing about making a cake? Waiting! Share in the fun as Dad and the children get busy in the kitchen.

A 2011 CBCA Notable Book – Early Childhood

Winner 2011 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards - Young Children

Shortlisted for the 2011 SA Writers’ Festival inaugural Children’s Choice Award

ISBN 978 1 921504 25 9
250 x 240 mm 
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99 
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ and China


Captain Congo and the Crocodile King
Ruth Starke & Greg Holfeld

In this graphic picture book, Captain Congo and his sidekick, Pug, are sent by the Agency to Abyssinia to locate a missing anthropologist who has been searching for the Treasure House of the Queen of Sheba. Danger and intrigue lie ahead, as well as mosquitoes, scorpions, and the biggest crocodiles in Africa.

Shortlisted for the 2009 CBCA Picture Book of the Year

ISBN: 978 1876288 97 6
290 x 230 mm 
PB 48 pp $16.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

 

 

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Look, Baby!

Captain Cong and 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 34 1
290 x 230 mm
PB 48 pp RRP $16.99
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, set off for India to investigate. They arrive in Rajputana to find the royal palace of teeming with intrigue. Even as preparations begin for young Prince Beki to be anointed as the next maharaja, it is clear that powerful enemies are scheming against him.

While Pug goes deep under cover, Captain Congo races against time to unravel a dastardly plot.

A 2010 CBCA Notable Book: Younger Readers

ISBN 978 1 921504 15 0
290 x 230 mm
PB 48 pp $16.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

 

Cat!

Crocodile River

Cat
Mike Dumbleton & Craig Smith

Share a day with Cat and find out how exciting, exhausting, and downright dangerous life can be! 

Winner of the 2007 Advertiser Little Big Book Club and Windmill Performing Arts picture Book to performance award.

Honour Book 2008 CBCA Book of the Year: Early Childhood

ISBN 978 1 876288 83 9
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, USA, Canada and China

Crocodile River
Diana Lawrenson & Danny Snell

For Cranky the saltwater crocodile, every day is a struggle for survival. From the very beginning of her life she is in danger. Wild pigs come searching for crocodile eggs, and sea eagles swoop on the tiny hatchlings. As Cranky grows, bigger crocodiles want to eat her and humans come hunting. Will she ever find a place of her own – a place where she can be safe?

2009 Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Award: Best Children’s Story 

A 2010 CBCA Notable Book: Eve Pownall Section

ISBN: 978 921504 19 8
290 x 230 mm 
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

 

Dinnertime!

First Flight

Dinnertime!
Ann Weld & Kerry Argent

 

A hungry fox is on the loose, and it’s dinnertime! One by one six fat rabbits attempt to elude the fox, who finds ever more ingenious ways of sneaking up on them.

ISBN: 978 1876288 30 3
280 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

 

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, Korea (English language only) and China



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 65 5
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

2014 Whitley Certificate of Commendation for Children's Reader

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Jeremy


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 50 1
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Winner 2014 CBCA Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ


My Gallipoli

Little Bat

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 60 0
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and China

Little Bat
Tania Cox & Andrew McLean

Little Bat is nervous.  She’s never flown before. But with help and encouragement from her mother and her friends, she finds that launching herself into the world is not so scary after all.

ISBN 978 1 876288 09 9
270 x 220 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and USA & Canada (Book Club only) & Korea (Korean language only)


Little Dinosaur

Little Owl

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 49 5
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


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?

ISBN 978 1 921504 62 4
240 x 250 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


The Long Way Home

Lets go

The Long Way Home
Emily Rodda & Danny Snell

One night, just before Christmas, little Bright the sugar glider is swept up into the sky by a wild, wild wind. 

When the wind at last puts her down, she is a long way from home. 

Can she find her way back in time for Christmas with her family?

ISBN 978 1 876288 33 4
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ & Korea (Korean language only)


Louie the Pirate Chef
Simon Mitchell & Ben Wood

All Louie can think about is food, but Captain Blackheart and his fearsome band of pirates are more interested in looting, plundering and shouting ‘Arrr!’ a lot. Until one day the whole crew is stranded on a tropical island with nothing to eat.


ISBN 978 1 921504 23 5
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

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 67 9
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
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 48 8
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Mozzie and Midgie

Night Watch

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 32 7
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

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 46 4
250 x 240 mm 
PB 32 pp $14.99 
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, China and Korea


Now I'm Bigger

Piglet and Granny

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 24 2
250 x 240 mm 
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99 
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ


Piglet and Granny
Margaret Wild & Stephen Michael King

Piglet loves her granny. She’s been waiting all day
for her to visit. Why hasn’t she come? Cow, Horse, Duck, and Sheep all think she’ll be here soon—but what is taking her so long?

Piglet’s story will resonate with any child who has ever had to wait patiently for someone they love.

A companion to Piglet and Mama and Piglet and Papa.

ISBN 978 1 921504 20 4
250 x 240 mm
HB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ, USA, Canada, Brazil and China


Piglet & Mama

Working Title Press

Piglet and Mama
Margaret Wild & Stephen Michael King

Piglet has lost her Mama. Everyone wants to help - Duck, Sheep, Donkey, Dog, Horse and Cat. But Piglet can’t be consoled. Not until she finds her Mama.

A 2005 CBCA Notable Book: Early Childhood

ISBN 978 1876288 59 4
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, Japan, Brazil, UK, USA & Canada, Korea (Korean language only) and China

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.

ISBN 978 1 921504 35 8
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

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

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Samsara Dog
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 1 921504 11 2
280 x 230 mm
PB 40 pp $16.99
Full colour

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


Little Owl

Seadragon Sea

Scary Night
Lesley Gibbes & Stephen Michael King

Once upon a scary night three friends set out on a journey. Hare with hat. Cat with a cake and Pig with Parcel. But where were they going in the dead of the night, tip-toe creeping in the pale moonlight? It was a mystery!

Honour Book 2015 CBCA Book of the Year – Early Childhood

Shortlisted 2015 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards - 3-5 years

ISBN 978 1 921504 61 7
270 x 230 mm
HB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and Brazil


Seadragon Sea
Margaret Spurling & Danny Snell

Down in the sea where the sponge gardens grow, ten leafy seadragons have just been hatched. Soon they will set off to find the beautiful seagrass meadow. But there are dangers ahead, including the wobbegong that lives in the murky gloom!.
From the team that gave us Bilby Moon.

ISBN 978 1876288 70 9
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, Korean (Korean language only) and China


Seven More Sleeps

Sister Madge’s Book of Nuns

Seven More Sleeps
Margaret Wild & Donna Rawlins

It’s just seven more sleeps until the party and Babs the Baby and Fog the Dog are busy helping Mum get ready.  Every day there’s something to do – and on the day itself there’s a BIG surprise!

Honour Book 2005 CBCA Book of the Year: Early Childhood

ISBN 978 1 876288 60 0
270 x 220 mm
HB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


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 52 5
280 x 220 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

Sleepy Bears The Silver Stream
Sleepy Bears
Mem Fox & Kerry Argent

Winter is here and in winter, bears sleep. But how do you convince six not-so-sleepy bear cubs to go to bed? Mother Bear has found a way – with a cosy rhyme for each of them.

ISBN 978 1876288 28 0
280 x 250 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, USA and Canada, Korea (Korean and English language) and China

 


The Silver Stream
Robert Roennfeldt

Deep in her burrow, at the edge of the silver stream, Mother Platypus waits for her babies, Platypie and Platypea to be hatched. Soon a new cycle of life will begin and she will encourage her young to discover the beauty and wonder of the silver stream.

ISBN 978 1876288 46 4
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

The Smallest Bilby and the Midnight Star The Smallest Bilby & the Easter Games

The Smallest Bilby and the Midnight Star
Nette Hilton & Bruce Whatley

Every night the smallest bilby in the bilby patch looks up at the midnight sky and searches for his favourite star. Every night she shines down on him. But one night, fearful that she may go away and never come back, he decides to give her something that will make her remember him - forever and always.

ISBN 978 1876288 73 0
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ and UK

 

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

When the rabbits decide to stop delivering Easter eggs, all the bush animals want to be the new Easter Bunny.  After all, Easter wouldn’t be the same without eggs!  But how can the rabbits choose the best animal for the job? The lop-eared rabbit has an idea – and that’s when the Easter games begin.

ISBN 978 1 876288 78 5
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

 


Working Title Press

The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Tale Tom Tom

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 45 7
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

Tom Tom
Rosemary Sullivan & Dee Huxley

Honour Book 2009 CBCA Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Tom Tom is always busy. He goes to pre-school, where he likes to paint pictures and make damper with playdough. He visits his Granny Annie and Granny May and Grandfather Joe. Every day he swims with his brothers and sisters and cousins in the cool, clear water of the Lemonade Springs.

Rosemary Sullivan’s simple text and Dee Huxley’s vivid illustrations capture the rich, full life of a small boy living in a remote Aboriginal community in Australia’s Top End.

Honour Book 2009 CBCA Book of the Year: Early Childhood

ISBN: 978 1 921504 10 5
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Warambi

What Will Baby Do?

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 33 4
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


What Will Baby Do?
Mike Dumbleton & Craig Smith

What will Baby do? Turn the pages to find out!

A book to enchant all babies, from the team
that created the award-winning picture book Cat.

ISBN 978 1 921504 13 6
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

 

Working Title Press

The Windy Farm

Our Place

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 51 8
280 x 230 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Short-listed 2014 CBCA Awards: Picture Book category

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ, China and Korea


You and Me: Our Place
Leonie Norrington & Dee Huxley

At the edge of a northern Australian city, where river and mangroves reach the sea, two young boys join Uncle Tobias for a day of fishing and hunting.

Leonie Norrington's beautiful text and Dee Huxley's lush, vibrant illustrations create a world in which the old and new cultures exist comfortably together and children move easily between them.

Shortlisted 2008 CBCA Book of the Year: Picture Book

ISBN 978 1 876288 84 6
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ


Captain Cong and the Maharaja's Monkey

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 26 6
250 x 240 mm
PB 32 pp RRP $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World excluding ANZ

 

The Cocky, the Crow and the Hawk Luurnpa, The Magical Kingfisher
The Cocky, the Crow and the Hawk
Matingali Napanangka Mudgedell & the children of Luurnpa Catholic School
Edited by Christine Nicholls

In the Dreaming, the cocky, the crow and the hawk lived together and shared their food. But one day, the cocky and the crow began to argue, and everything changed.

ISBN 978 1876288 25 9
235 x 180 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ



Luurnpa, the Magical Kingfisher
Bai Bai Napangarti & the children of Luurnpa Catholic School
Edited by Christine Nicholls

For many years the Kukatja people lived on land where there was plenty of water. But then a drought came and the people cried out for Luurnpa, the magical kingfisher to help them.

ISBN 978 1876288 24 2
235 x 180 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

Rights Available: World rights excluding ANZ

The Magic Fire at Warlukurlangu The Pangkarlangu and the Lost Child
The Magic Fire at Warlukurlangu
Dolly Granites Nampijinpa & the children of Yuendumu Community Education Centre
Edited by Christine Nicholls

When an old man tricks his sons into believing he is blind, he triggers a series of tragic events, culminating in a terrible bushfire.

ISBN 978 1876288 35 8
235 x 180 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

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The Pangkarlangu and the
Lost Child

Molly Tasman Napurrurla & the children of Lajamanu Community Education Centre
Edited by Christine Nicholls

When a small boy ignores his parents’ advice and follows them out hunting, he meets a huge, wild-eyed, knotty-haired monster known as the Pangkarlangu!

ISBN 978 1876288 27 3
235 x 180 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

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The Spotted Cat The Two Wallabies
The Spotted Cat
Molly Tasman Napurrurla & the children of Yuendumu Community Education Centre
Edited by Christine Nicholls

An evil monster is terrorising the land. The Spotted Cat must act quickly.
But how will he do it when he is so small and the monster is so big.

ISBN 978 1 876288 36 5
235 x 180 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

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The Two Wallabies
Henry Cook Jakamarra & the children of Lajamanu Community Education Centre
Edited by Christine Nicholls

During the Dreaming, two wallabies criss-cross the country, bringing many places and plants into being. But then a flood comes, and one of the wallabies is swept away.

ISBN 978 1876288 26 6
235 x 180 mm
PB 32 pp $14.99
Full colour

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