A charming interactive tale about being brave and sharing your worries
Pssst! Monty the frog has a secret.
Promise not to tell?
He can't swim! And he's terrified of water!
What is he going to do?
Luckily, when he's persuaded to tell his parents, they are very understanding. In fact, his dad has a secret of his own...
The simple text from Anna Kang and bold illustrations from the New Yorker cartoonist Christopher Weyant tell an original and funny story about sharing your worries and facing your fears.
This story comes from the Aboriginal people at Warmun (Turkey Creek) in Western Australia. It was told in the Kija language by Jacko Dolumyu and then in English by Hector Jandany. The illustrations are adapted from paintings of the story done by the children living at Warmun. Eileen Bray, of the Kija Language Group at Warmun, said, 'When we talk about the Dreamtime, we think about the beginning. It was that sacred time when the land, water, trees, animals, sacred sites and people came to be. Our ancestors... More info
A reissue of Kes Gray's 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 the book get bigger, reflecting increase of time and size,... More info
In his fourth book for children, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer focuses on the topic of excuses and how they can do more harm than we realize. The book demonstrates how excuses go far beyond “my dog ate my homework,” and can actually become words that prevent your child from reaching his or her potential. The book follows a boy with a seemingly impossible dream who almost lets excuses (“I’m not smart enough” . . . “It’s too hard,” and so on) get in his way. He discovers, as... More info