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 book will delight children with its colourful illustrations, while serving as a valuable resource for parents and teachers. Each Breath a Smile introduces young children to the beauty and transformative power of breathing: breathing to calm and collect, breathing to connect to friends and relatives, breathing to bring the beauty of the world into focus. Written by Sister Susan (Thuc Nghiem) and based on the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, this book has twenty-eight full-page color illustrations by Nguyen Thi Hop and Nguyen Dong. Ages 3-6 *Author Bio:* *Thich Nhat Hanh* is... More info
A book all about inclusivity for people with disabilities. It’s a story about making friends, and why disability shouldn’t get in the way. A powerful message for kids and adults alike all across the world. “Being different is ok! That's what makes us shine.” Meet Fletcher and his friends! They all have different abilities and a special outlook on life. 'A Friend Like Mine' is a special book that explores the upside of being DIFFERENT. *Author Bio*: *Samantha Warne* is a Disability Support Worker and musician from Perth, Western Australia. Samantha... More info
From the 2010 winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration comes a poignant story of the close relationship between a boy and his grandfather. With gentle visual humour, Jutta Bauer’s simple story shows how Grandpa’s charmed life may be due to someone special watching over him all along. This little boy's grandpa tells him stories whenever he visits. He tells how nothing ever seemed to hurt him. Every morning as a boy, he would run past the big statue of an angel on his way to school,... More info