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.
A reissue of Kes Gray's first picture book for Hodder and Sarah Nayler's first ever picture book. It is a funny, colourful, and clever book that will provide perfect entertainment for young children. The story traces the 9 months during which a family await the birth of a new baby. Written from the eyes of a small child, we are given hilariously funny descriptions of the development of the baby in Mum's tummy and accounts of family life as the baby's birth draws near. Each month, the pages in... More info
* * *The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe’s multi award-winning book.* Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived — a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and... More info
Peter the cow is having a bad day. After missing the bus and crashing his bike he loses his temper and gets in trouble. And to make matters worse all the other cows are teasing him, calling him Moody Cow. Peter's day just seems to get worse until his grandfather comes over and teaches him how to settle his mind and let go of his frustration through a simple and fun exercise. This full colour illustrated vibrant and funny children's book is a fun and funny way to... More info