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  • Beautiful Oops!

    Beautiful Oops!

    by Barney Saltzberg

    A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator. Barney Saltzberg, the effervescent spirit behind Good Egg, offers a one-of-a-kind interactive book that shows young readers...

  • Big Sky Mind

    Big Sky Mind

    by Whitney Stewart

    You know when you’re having a really bad day and nothing seems to go right? You feel scared, sad and mad all at the same time, and you don’t know what to do. This little book about mindfulness can help you. It will teach you how to mediate and grow your heart. It will help you create space around your feelings, accept yourself as you are and discover your inner wisdom. With nine simple mindfulness exercises, you can learn how to soften your emotions, grow your...

  • Carmichael’s Journey

    Carmichael’s Journey

    by Shelly Fussell

    Carmichael the Carnaby's Black Cockatoo has made his first flight out of the nest and joined his parents on the long journey to their coastal feeding grounds. But when they return, they find out their home has been destroyed. What will they do? And, more importantly, what can we all do to help? *Author Bio:* Shelly Fussell is an Education Assistant who discovered a love of working with children late in life. A new start in education gave her a renewed interest in literacy, and encouraging children to not only...

  • Don't Think About Purple Elephants

    Don't Think About Purple Elephants

    by Susan Whelan

    Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse. Until her mother thinks of a new approach … that might just involve an elephant or two! But wait, don’t think about purple elephants, whatever you do! Whimsical and humorous, this little girl’s story of finding a way to ease her worry resonates with children and parents everywhere. Don’t Think...

  • There Was an Old Bloke Who Swallowed a Chook

    There Was an Old Bloke Who Swallowed a Chook

    by P Crumble and Louis Shae

    *There was an old bloke who swallowed a chook.* * I don't know why he swallowed that chook...* *By cripes, that's crook! * This Australian version of the classic "There was an old lady who swallowed a fly" is hilarious. This strange old guy swallows a chook, a galah, possum, wombat, goanna, camel ("one hump, two humps, and then the whole mammal!"), and then... well, you'll never guess what comes next. Kids will laugh with delight as the story becomes more and more ridiculous, and the repetition will have them chanting along...

  • There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Mozzie

    There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Mozzie

    by P Crumble and Louis Shea

     *There was an old lady who swallowed a mozzie,* *I don’t know why she swallowed that mozzie ...* *She’s gotta be Aussie!* Aussie animals beware! An old lady is on the loose in the Australian bush and she has an unstoppable appetite! An Aussie retelling of the original nonsensical rhyme, There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly, that will delight young children with its zany illustrations and whimsical portrayal of the Australian bush. Fun and easy to read aloud, children will enjoy recognizing some of the most famous...

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