Big and Small are machines that work together as a team, But some days Big goes a bit wobbly, and I get a lot worried. Through the book Big malfunctions in a variety of ways and Small tries to help with the assistance of The Boss, Mechanic and Tools.
A metaphor for a child living with an adult who suffers from mental illness.
David Miller was born in Sydney during the second World War. This is his fourteenth picture book and the fifth that he has written. His books are illustrated with photographs of his dramatic, colourful, 3D paper sculptures.
Have you ever heard a possum laugh like a kookaburra? Or seen a wombat try to bounce around like a wallaby? Join an enthusiastic cast of characters from the Australian bush as they do fun actions that all the family can join in with! You can flap your wings, scratch your fleas, growl and even snap your teeth with the crocodile if you dare! Softcover with CD. Full colour 24 pages More info
Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse. Until her mother thinks of a new approach … that might just involve an elephant or two! But wait, don’t think about purple elephants, whatever you do! Whimsical and humorous, this little girl’s story of finding a way to ease her worry resonates with children and parents everywhere. Don’t Think... More info
Teaching young children about body boundaries, both theirs and others, is crucial to a child’s growing sense of self, their confidence and how they should expect to be treated by others. A child growing up knowing they have a right to their own personal space, gives that child ownership and choices as to what happens to them and to their body. It is equally important a child understands, from a very young age, they need to respect another person’s body boundary and ask for their consent when entering... More info