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.
My Place, written by Nadia Wheatley and illustrated by Donna Rawlins, was Children's Book Council Book of the Year for Younger Readers in 1988, and also won the YABBA children's choice award. Constantly in print for more than 20 years, this groundbreaking blend of history and imaginative fiction has been read in schools and homes around the country, and is now delighting a second generation of readers. *20th Anniversary edition of this Australian classic.* Discover, or rediscover, a 'time machine' which takes the reader back into the past. It... More info
Our modern world is fast-paced, unsettled and rather stressful. Stress is a normal part of a child’s everyday life, however if the level of stress outweighs a child’s ability to cope, then it becomes a problem. Our children need to develop skills and strategies to be able to cope with stress in their lives. In this beautifully illustrated picture book, Oofoo - the anxious and crazy magpie, introduces us to some of the most common symptoms of stress in children and how to counteract them in a fun, light-hearted... More info
In this classic Seussian tale, the good doctor primes his readers against all the little mishaps and misadventures that can befall even the best of us -- from bang-ups and hang-ups to lurches and slumps -- encouraging us to take life in our stride! With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes a perfect gift for anyone was is starting a new phase in life, for ages 00 – 99, from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! More info