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  • Harold and Grace

    by Sean E Avery

    Two tiny eggs, one in a pond and one on a tree, survive a brutal storm and hatch at the same time. Harold the tadpole and Grace the caterpillar become friends. But as they grow, they grow apart. A gloriously illustrated book about the metamorphosis of friendship. Read more »

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  • On a Small Island

    by Kyle Hughes-Odgers

    On a small island, in a gigantic sea, lives Ari. Ari longs for the large ships to stop at his island, he longs to see remarkable things and to have interesting friends. On a small island, in a gigantic sea, Ari has an idea. A dazzling idea. An irresistible idea…

    ‘There is a gentleness to the tone and pace of the book, and…Read more »

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  • My Superhero

    by Chris Owen with illustrations by Moira Court

    Superheroes have lots of super attributes – amazing strength, incredible speed, sensational costumes. But this charming book is a celebration of super skills of a quite different kind – the kind that are much closer to home.

    ‘Court’s dynamic illustrations and the fold-out pages are guaranteed to engage youngsters…Read more »

    Price $16.99 Add to cart

  • The Last Viking Returns

    by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by James Foley

    Josh is as brave as a Viking warrior. And not much can scare a Viking. But when the two littlest Vikings go berserk, Josh, Grandpa and Viking World are all in for a rocky ride.

    ‘I loved this story because when my Mum read it to me it made my heart feel good.’ Harvey Wishart, 5 years old, The West Australian

    ‘Young children…Read more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Dreamers

    by Ezekiel Kwaymullina with illustrations by Sally Morgan

    We are the dream and the dreamers — so begins this beautifully written story that celebrates the imagination of children at play. Complemented by Sally Morgan’s rich and colourful illustrations, the book is full of movementRead more »

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  • In Your Dreams new edition

    by Sally Morgan with illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft

    Susie is supposed to write about what she wants to be when she grows up. But she doesn’t have a clue! When she has a series of puzzling dreams, Gran encourages her to think about their deeper meaning and Susie soon finds she knows what to write after all.

    Bestselling author Sally Morgan teams up with Bronwyn Bancroft on a beautiful picture book…Read more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • The Other Bears

    by Michael Thompson

    Mother and Father Koala are suspicious of the OTHER bears. They don’t like the pandas and they don’t trust the polars. The black bears are noisy and the brown bears have big teeth. But all their grumpiness melts away, watching the littlest bears at play.

    ‘A fun tale about tolerance and acceptance.’ Nurture Magazine

    ‘Thompson…Read more »

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  • All Monkeys Love Bananas

    by & Sean E Avery

    All monkeys love bananas. For breakfast, dinner, snacks and lunch, they all crave bananas, munch, munch, munch! Well, maybe not all monkeys …

    A cleverly funny picture book about one poor monkey who can’t stand to see another banana.

    ‘… Avery’s illustrations, with their subversive, Steadman-esque quality, are full…Read more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • Light Horse Boy

    by Dianne Wolfer with illustrations by Brian Simmonds

    In 1914 Jim and Charlie abandon the Australian outback for the excitement and adventure of the war to end all wars. But in the Light Horse they quickly discover the brutal realities of life on the frontline. And nothing will ever be the same again.

    Featuring stunning charcoal sketches by Brian Simmonds alongside primary source documents and historical…Read more »

    Price $26.99 Add to cart

  • How Frogmouth Found her Home: PB

    by Ambelin Kwaymullina

    Frogmouth isn’t like the other birds. She doesn’t want to live in the trees. Frogmouth is in search of something more. Frogmouth travels the land hunting for a new nesting place, but nothing feels right. On her way, she helps other animals find their true homes, but still she searchesRead more »

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In an unexpected collaboration local poet Nandi Chinna will team up with a Dutch robot for the 2015 Fremantle Street Arts Festival.

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