‘I Have a Friend Who is Sad’ follows a young Bulldog on a journey of feelings that may be experienced by a child that feels neglected.
The story is not all sad; as you follow the Bulldog's journey, you will notice the hidden friends in every beautifully illustrated page. The message of this book is simple....' There is always someone who cares'.
Steven Schuback is a Brisbane author who dedicates his children's books to making children feel good about themselves. This time, Steven has teamed up with Author and Publisher Julieann Wallace from Lillypilly Publishing and illustrator Shez Kennington. Published to empower, educate, protect and support children and point them in the direction of wonderful organisations such as Bravehearts and Kids Help Line, if they "have a friend who is sad".
Is the Tease Monster a friend or a foe? That’s what “One of a Kind” has to figure out in this quirky tale that teaches young readers the difference between nice teasing and mean teasing. “One of a Kind” is truly unique. Made up of multiple colours, One has big feet and loves eating popsicles while standing upside down. But when Purple laughs at One for being weird and Green playfully calls One a “klutz” after tripping on the stairs, One feels rotten and vows never to go... More info
This book is based on a story told by Mona Green, of the Jaru people, to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from the children's original paintings of the story. Mona Green said, 'When my husband was a stockman, we used to go out to Nongra Lake to see if the cattle had enough water. I had heard the story about this giant lake, and I think that from the air it would look like a tree with roots stretching... More info
Join Nellie, Gus, baby Jake, and their parents at Funland as they go on rides, watch performers, and play games along with many other children and grown-ups. As they enjoy their excursion, they — and young readers — notice that people are the same as one another in lots of ways, and different in lots of ways too. Accessible, humorous, family-filled illustrations; conversations between Gus and Nellie; and straightforward text come together to help children realize why it’s important to treat others the way they want to be treated... More info