A gentle book reassuring children they are not to blame for any sadness experienced by their parents. They are always loved and treasured. It also encourages parents to openly express their sadness with their kids without feeling guilty or shame.
Our mummy says she loves us MORE than a GAZILLION BILLION TRILLION plus INFINITY. She says that we are the CLEVEREST kids that she has ever known.
Then sometimes we notice our mummy feeling sad. Our mummy’s sadness EXPLODES, and she cries. It feels strange … and a bit scary.
Minnie has had a bad day at school. Some children made fun of her looks, and she wishes she was more like them. Max, Minnie's dog, wishes he looked different too. And he doesn't understand why Grandma doesn't like his singing! When Grandma sees that Minnie and Max aren't OK, she takes them to the park. There, they see lots of children and dogs - all with different shapes, sizes, colours and special traits. If they all looked the same, would it be better or worse? Body image is... More info
In this new edition of a classic in adoption literature, Mother Bird rises to meet the challenges of bringing up her baby bird against all odds and elements. When a storm scatters her nest, she is forced to think about how best to care for her precious baby bird, and faces the heart-breaking choice of either continuing to struggle on her own, or giving her baby to another family of birds, to look after him and care for him in their strong, secure nest. This beautifully illustrated book sensitively... More info
*WINNER* – 2015 Speech Pathology Australia's Indigenous Children's Book of the Year A charming and funny story about unlikely friendships and the consequences of being silly..... In this humble, charming and humorous morality tale, Maliyan is a proud eagle who always looks, listens and sees things from a long way away. One day he meets the turkey Wagun, who is a silly bird, and together these two new friends begin to do silly-bird things. The Elders and Maliyan’s parents become very disappointed and soon the local billabong becomes a mess.... More info