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  • 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.

    ‘..Read more »

    Price $14.95 Add to cart

  • The Dredgersaurus

    by Kim Scott with illustrations by Peter Kendall

    Find out what happens when a dredgersaurus gets loose on the beach …Read more »

    Price $12.95 Add to cart

  • Sage's Ark

    by Felicity Marshall

    Orphaned and unable to speak, Sage lives with her aunt on a small island, caring for the local wildlife. A gift of magical paint brushes opens up an exciting new world for her, but adventure leads to danger when strangers stumble onto the island. Read more »

    Price $13.95 Add to cart

  • The Deep

    by Tim Winton with illustrations by Karen Louise

    Alice’s family lives by the sea. Every day they run down to the jetty and jump into the smooth, dark water. They look like a bunch of dolphins leaping and laughing. But Alice misses out. She’s afraid of the deep. She’s afraid of what might be down there where the water turns from green to blue and you can’t see the bottom. Then, one day some new friends…Read more »

    Price $14.95 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

  • Ca- a- r Ca- a-a-a- r

    by Geoff Havel with illustrations by Peter Kendall

    ‘The car driver will be fined $100,’ said the policeman.
    ‘Cheep, cheep,’ said the birds.
    ‘Moorre, moorre!’ said the bull.
    ‘Neaahh,’ said the sheep.

    This is one giant pile up of a picture book! Find out what all the farm animals say when a car careens into the farm yard. A great book to read aloud. Read more »

    Price $12.95 Add to cart

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From the Catalogue

What do robots and poetry have in common?

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

SKRYF, which is the brainchild of Eindhoven artist Gijs van Bon, will creep around the Fremantle Town Hall leaving a trail of Chinna‚Äôs poetry created from piles of sand. »