This book is based on a story told by Mona Green, of the Jaru people, to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from the children's original paintings of the story. Mona Green said, 'When my husband was a stockman, we used to go out to Nongra Lake to see if the cattle had enough water. I had heard the story about this giant lake, and I think that from the air it would look like a tree with roots stretching out.'
A book that describes what it is like to feel frightened, as it is experienced by young children. Readers will identify with Mike Gordon's humorous and inventive depictions of this feeling, and be inspired by the various solutions on offer. Included at the end of the book are notes for parents and teachers *Author Bio:* *Brian Moses* is a poet and author of books for children. Formerly a teacher himself, he also writes resource books for teachers. When not writing at home, he travels to schools, libraries, bookshops and festivals throughout... More info
*Publish date:* August 2013 This is a book to fill in and share with your grandma. Write, draw and store your favourite memories of you and your grandma in this beautiful picture book. It is a celebration of the special relationship between grandmothers and grandchildren. Store photographs, postcards and other special memorabilia in the pouch at the back of the book. Write down some favourite memories or shared experience. *Author Bio:* *Jedda Robaard *is a Melbourne-based illustrator and graphic designer. Jedda is the director of a successful art school for children,... More info
Telling the truth isn't always easy, especially for young children. Everyone is mad at Poppy for not telling the truth, and Poppy feels bad. Join Poppy and her friends as they learn that everyone does something wrong sometimes, and it's always better to tell the truth. Part of the Our Emotions and Behaviour series, I Didn’t Do It! uses simple, easy-to-read text to help kids understand why it’s best to tell the truth. The book also includes a two-page series of pictures that invites kids to tell a story... More info