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  • Can a Skeleton Have an X-ray?

    by Kyle Hughes-Odgers

    How does sound taste?
    Do colours smell?
    Why do onions make me cry?
    Who builds the wings for birds to fly?

    Renowned artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers brings his unique vision to these and many other questions. From the practical to the philosophical, this book is guaranteed to fire young imaginations! Read more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • We All Sleep

    by Ezekiel Kwaymullina with illustrations by Sally Morgan

    Against pink skies kookaburra calls …

    Acclaimed mother-and-son-team Sally Morgan and Ezekiel Kwaymullina take readers on a journey through a day, celebrating the interconnectedness of people and animals in lyrical language and sumptuous colour. Read more »

    Coming Soon

  • The Last Viking paperback edition

    Let the pillaging begin! CBC Picture Book of the Year winner, Norman Jorgensen, teams up with illustrator James Foley on this fun picture book about a boy who outwits local bullies by channelling his inner Viking.

    James and Norman run a blog for teachers, students and aspiring authors. It follows the real-time trials, tribulations and joys of creating…Read more »

    Coming Soon

  • 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 apartRead more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • 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…

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

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • 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.

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
    ‘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.

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
    ‘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 »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Just a Little Brown Dog new edition

    by Sally Morgan with illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft

    This is the story of a little puppy finding his way in the world, discovering other creatures and new environmentsRead more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • 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

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From the Catalogue

Byrski tours South West WA

Liz Byrski is heading to Busselton, Margaret River and Albany to talk about In Love and War: nursing heroes. The bestselling author of Gang of Four and Belly Dancing for Beginners will appear at Barefoot Books on 29 July, Margaret River Bookshop on 30 July and at The Garrison with Paperbark Merchants on 1 August.

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