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  • Have you ever heard a giraffe laugh?

    by Jamie Edis

    Big, bright, bold illustrations take the reader on a laugh’s long, long, long journey from a giraffe’s toes to his nose and out! A gorgeous book to share with the very youngest of children right through to early primary. Read more »

    Price $16.95 Add to cart

  • Photographs in the Mud

    by Dianne Wolfer with illustrations by Brian Harrison-Lever

    The Kokoda Track, 1942. Jack and Hoshi are soldiers from opposing armies, who meet in battle and discover they have much more in common than they could ever realise. Told from the point of view of two soldiers, one Australian, the other Japanese, Photographs in the Mud reveals the personal human tragedy of war for both the soldiers and their loved…Read more »

    Price $16.95 Add to cart

  • The World According to Warren

    by Craig Silvey with illustrations by Sonia Martinez

    Warren is a guide dog with an inflated ego. He has always known that he was destined for great things. He was born with a good heart. He was going to help people. A Working Dog, with Big Responsibilities…

    Warren’s particular views of the world, together with outstanding illustrations by Sonia Martinez, make this a stand-out book for readers…Read more »

    Price $26.95 Add to cart

  • Three Kings

    by Brian Harrison-Lever

    As the sun sank below the western horizon the new star, the Star of Wonder, appeared in the night skyRead more »

    Price $27.95 Add to cart

  • The Catalpa Escape ebook

    by Joy Lefroy & Mike Lefroy with illustrations by Marion Duke

    In Fremantle Prison six Irish Fenians are alone, half a world away from home. But their powerful friends in America have not forgotten them. Danger, excitement and daring — this is an extraordinary true story.

    Joy and Mike Lefroy researched at length the famous 1876 Fremantle Prison escapeRead more »

  • The Call of the Osprey

    by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by Brian Harrison-Lever

    The door of the boatshed creaked slowly open and a young boy peered inside. His face lit up in wonder as he looked around.

    When Tom Stevenson meets the Captain he enters an extraordinary world of blisters and barnacles, pirates and gun-runners, shipwrecks and sea creaturesRead more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • Groovy Granny

    by Cate Haynes with illustrations by Shane Tholen

    Our granny is groovy, not like a normal granny at all.

    But when Granny loses her groove, everything changes. No more cherries in the pool at midnight, no more ice-cream for breakfast. No more Groovy Granny. That is, until one incredible day. Read more »

    Price $14.95 Add to cart

  • The Pipeline C.Y. O'Connor Built

    by Joy Lefroy & Diana Frylinck with illustrations by Marion Duke

    A lively celebration of the legendary C.Y. O’Connor’s gigantic endeavour to build the pipeline from Mundaring Weir near Perth to the Kalgoorlie goldfields.
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    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • Trumpet's Kittens

    by Carolyn Polizzotto & Sarah Spinks with illustrations by Marion Duke

    This beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of Trumpet who, adopted by a neighbour when her family move house, seems to be getting fatter and fatter. Finally her new family realize that Trumpet is going to have kittens, and the arrival of Trombone, Clarinet, Piccolo and Cymbals is an event enjoyed by the whole family. Read more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • In Flanders Fields

    by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by Brian Harrison-Lever

    An eloquent counterpoint to the senselessness and inhumanity of war, In Flanders Fields tells the story of a young homesick World War I soldier who risks his life to cross the no-man’s-land and rescue a robin caught in the barbed wire that separates the opposing forces.

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
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    Price $14.95 Add to cart

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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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