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.'
Toodles is a turkey who despises the sound of her "gobble gobble," her spindly legs, and her brown feathers. She just doesn't like herself at all! So she goes in search of a new voice, thinking it will bring her happiness. In this goofy, fun-filled quest, Toodles discovers that she's just the way she's meant to be, "gobble gobble" and all. Kids will identify with Toodles' struggle with insecurity. I Want Your Moo is a silly and funny lesson in self-acceptance and self-esteem. And it's perfect to read aloud... More info
This honest, sensitive and beautifully illustrated picture book is designed to help explain the concept of death to children Written in Alex's own words, it is based on the real-life conversations that Elke Barber had with her then three-year-old son, Alex, after the sudden death of his father. The book provides reassurance and understanding to readers through clear and honest answers to the difficult questions that can follow the death of a loved one, and carries the invaluable message that it is okay to be sad, but it is okay... More info
*This publication is available to order from our overseas supplier: delivery usually take 3 - 4 weeks* *Everyone's afraid of something . . .* Young children will identify with the little mouse who uses the pages of this book to document his fears – Spiders: Little Mouse is afraid of them (arachnophobia). Shadows: Little Mouse is afraid of those (sciaphobia). In fact, Little Mouse is afraid of everything - from loud noises and the dark, to being sucked down the plughole Join her as she faces her fears and... More info