Two wild ducks become refugees when their swap is drained.
Their journey in search of a new place to live exposes them to danger, rejection and violence before they are given a new home.
Award-winning artist David Miller tells their story with brightly coloured three-dimensional paper sculptures. Refugees was shortlisted for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award
This multi-award-winning picture book is an expansive and generous Welcome to Country from a most respected Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy, beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy. Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part of this land and the land is part of us. This is where we come from. Wominjeka Wurundjeri balluk yearmenn koondee bik. Welcome to Country. Aboriginal communities across Australia have boundaries that are defined by mountain ranges and waterways. Traditionally, to cross these boundaries or enter community country you needed permission... More info
Hardback (Picture book) Everybody has a Want Monster that sometimes makes us WANT just a little too much! A little too much ice cream A little too much time playing video games A little too much attention If your Want Monster is getting too big, here’s some good advice for you! *Review*: "Manchego’s The Want Monsters is a neat little picture book designed to help teach kids how to manage their wants that threaten to go out of hand. Our narrator is a young boy that has a... More info
Life as a bird can be stressful! From worrying about airplanes, windows, and getting enough worms to eat, it is clear that birds can be anxious beings. Through a light-touch, quizzical depiction of bird behaviour, All Birds Have Anxiety uses colourful images and astute explanations to explore with gentle humour what it means to live with anxiety day-to-day, and how to begin to deal with it. Following the style of the bestselling All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, wonderful colour photographs express the complex and difficult... More info