This book is based on a story told by Mary Albert, of the Bardi people, to Aboriginal children living in Broome, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. Mary Albert said, 'Would you like to hear a story from long ago? My mother used to tell me lots of stories, but this story I loved the best, because I loved the birds.'
A Child’s experience of postnatal depression. A wonderfully illustrated, large picture book telling the story of Sally, whose mum has had a new baby and is now suffering from post-natal depression. Written for 3-9 year olds whose mother is in the same situation, this book provides comfort and reassurance that, with help, support and time, their mum will also get better again. Denise Scott lives with her 2 children in Canberra in the A.C.T. She suffered antenatal and postnatal depression with her second child. Her work experience has included... More info
“Sorry Sorry” is a new picture book for children by Anne Kerr, a kindergarten teacher from Brisbane. The book uses simple language and images (both by Anne) to explain what European settlement meant for indigenous Australians, and why the Prime Minister on behalf of the Australian people, said “Sorry” to the first inhabitants of this country. At the end of the book, Anne provides some excellent suggestions for educators using the book with young children. These invite groups to look at indigenous art and hear from local indigenous people.... More info
*This day in June…* *Parade starts soon…* *Rainbow arches…* *Joyful marches!* In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, This Day In June welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united. Also included is a Reading Guide chock-full of facts about LGBT history and culture, as well as a Note to Parents and Caregivers with information on how to talk to children about sexual orientation and gender identity in age-appropriate ways. This Day In June is an excellent tool for... More info