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Meet some Australian Native Animals in comical limerick form:

There once was an emu called Squirty,
who always looked scruffy and dirty,
his Mum had enough,
of the dirt and the fluff,
kicked him out in the street,
in the blistering heat
and cried don’t you come back til your thirty!
Poor Squirty!

A beautiful book of colour and black and white illustrations by Australian artist, John Gauld. 34 beautiful pages of of funny limericks and gorgeous pictures. Available at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia etc.

Meet some Australian Natives in comical limerick verse!

An echidna called Claire was a cutie
and the boys all would stare at her beauty!
When she wiggled her hips,
they all did backflips
and a brave boy in ardour,
wished to visit her parlour,
snuggled up and got pricked by her bootie!

A beautiful book of colour and black and white illustrations by Australian artist, John Gauld. 34 beautiful pages of of funny limericks and gorgeous pictures. Available at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia etc.

Have you experienced the sight of a river in flood? Kate lives in a small Australian country town. At the bottom of their property, the Pappinbarra River gently meanders through the peaceful valley. That is, until a mighty storm hits, swelling the river and blocking the roads to town. Kate and her 78 year old neighbour, Lil, have an unforgettable experience battling the storm, a swollen river and blood-sucking leeches, as they search for Lil’s runaway cow, Briny.

….just as they reached the top of the hill panting and puffing, a sudden, deafening, clap of thunder peeled across the sky sending Briny into a fit of terror. As she jolted in fright, the rope jerked out of Lil’s hands catching her off balance. Lil’s boots gave way on the slippery mud. She went tumbling down the hill. Kate stared in horror as Lil disappeared over the steep ledge…

A small chapter book with a dictionary at the end of the story to help with vocabulary meanings. For ages 9 and upwards. Available at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia etc.

At the age of ten, Greta has discovered that life is full of surprises, but not all of them are good. Her best friend, Karen, helps with her wit and funny use of vocabulary as together they build a cubby house down by the river where they live.

It is their Secret Hollow and they are filled with excitement on their first night sleeping in there, until they have an unexpected visitor and all of a sudden, Greta’s dilemma becomes a whole lot more.

… Karen was shaking so much, the torchlight flashed all over the ceiling. She steadied her hand and shone it towards the kitchen table. The scream that followed pierced the night like shards of glass. On top of the kitchen table was the biggest goanna the girls had ever seen and it was …

A small chapter book with a dictionary included at the end of the story to help learn new vocabulary. For ages 9 and upwards. Available at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia etc.

Aristotle isn’t like other ants and he lives in a colony where differences are not tolerated. His boss, Mad Harry, complains to the Queen one too many times and she casts Aristotle out of the colony. He is never to return. But Aristotle is brave and courageous and happy to be free. He meets Abigail who is alone and frightened and together they face the challenges the Queen warns of. “It’s a dangerous world for an ant like you,” and Aristotle knows it is true. A small chapter book with colour pictures. 102 pages approx 13.5 x 21.59cm. There is a small dictionary at the back to help children look up words they may not understand to help them learn more in their own use of vocabulary. Available at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia etc.

This is the story of Theo and the world he lives in. Theo was born was Achondroplasia, commonly known as dwarfism. There are many misconceptions around this condition and it is hoped his story will shine a blazing light on the truth. 44 colour pages approx 21.59 x 21.59cm. Be prepared to fall in love. Availabe at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia etc.

Bilbies are a unique Australian marsupial in danger of extinction. Follow Bonny’s story as she forages the vast Australian desert and meets an unlikely friend who saves her from a dangerous foe. 36 pages with beautiful water colour pictures, approx. 21.59 x 21.59cm. Interesting facts on Bilbies for children to learn. Available at all online bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble etc.

Where is the Easter Bunny? A beautiful 26 page book, perfect for any parent or grandparent to read to their young ones aged between one and five years old. Simple colourful graphics of painted eggs. Interactive text and a little bit of counting. A lovely simple story for young imaginations. 26 full colour gloss pages, approx 21.59 x 21.59cm. Coming soon to Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores. Now available at Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/Where-Easter-Bunny-Rainey-Seraphine/dp/0648499286/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1550956033&sr=1-10&keywords=Rainey+Leigh+Seraphine

Miranda Merbaby’s Mystical World: Explore the mystical world of Miranda, the Merbaby. Put on your swimmers and goggles, accept the spell that will give you gills to breathe and dive, deep in the ocean with octopus as she shows you the mystery of its creatures. Written in poetic verse, meet the seahorse, seal, jellyfish and more with beautiful photographic pictures. 26 colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

We’re Off to the Moon in My Hot Air Balloon: Written in poetic verse, a child decides to go to the moon and takes Teddy and Lion along for the adventure. They see a boy on the moon, travel through a time warp, ride a carousel on another planet and see many other wonders, including a rather strange looking rocket. Join the magical adventure. 26 full colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

Our Dad Hates Bugs: Psst! Hey kids, does your dad hate bugs? Does he go crazy when they crawl on him in the garden while his hands are covered in stinky compost? Does he wake up grumpy when they scuttle on him while he’s sleeping? What about when you’re in the bush having a barbecue? Do they jump on his steak? Perhaps he’s swallowed one? It’s time to freak him out. Tell Dad you’ve got a great story to read him before he goes to sleep and watch him go psycho when he sees the pictures of all the bugs. Sweet dreams Dad! 29 colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

Bronte’s Book: Bronte is given an old book for her 10th birthday from her aunt. But not all books are as they seem. Follow Bronte as she falls through her book and lands in the fantasy forest and meets its strange inhabitants. Will she find her aunt? What or who are the troll boulders and what is so funny about the twelves? Why is everyone so concerned about the snails landing. A beautiful fantastical story with imagination, humour and incredible graphics. 26colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22 cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

The Snowflake Who Wouldn’t Fall: As the snow softly falls, there is one little snowflake who is afraid. She doesn’t want to fall so far to the ground. She’s afraid she will break. She wishes there was a cloudy stairway that she could gently fall from step to fluffy step, all the way down to the ground. Her snowflake friends try to help, but it’s no use. Who, or what comes to help her? 26 colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

Wicky the Wacky Witch and Grumpy Mr Whilloby: The townspeople of Wompy Wonga are tired of Mr Whilloby’s grumpiness. Do you think Wicky might have a spell that will change him?  Why is Wonzo the crow afraid of the Willowy Forest, and why are Wombat and Wonzo always worried when Wicky is hunched over her cauldron? A fun picture book full of wacky ‘w’ words. Don’t wait til Halloween, read it anytime. 20 colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

Skiddy Squirrel’s Poetically Preposterous Account of Awesome Animal Antics … as if that wasn’t mouthful enough, this is an alphabet book with a difference. You won’t believe what some of Skiddy’s animal friends get up to in this poetic verse account of crazy animal antics. Read about the baboon with chewing gum stuck to its bum, the gorilla who swears she’s not picking her nose, the sloth with snotty fur, the echidna who wants a pair of socks, the hippo who needs some baby wipes and so much more. A delightful book of fun poetry. 28 colour gloss pages, approx 28 x 22cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

The Fairies Tale: The fairies and creatures of Warwick Goble and Arthur Rackham’s world take us on a new journey of wonder as Rondo searches for his best friend, Anna. The fairies warn her not to head north but she doesn’t listen, she’s busy following the majestic Phoenix. What is so dangerous in the north? Follow Rondo and the blue butterfly on their journey to find Anna. 22 pages, approx 19 x 24cm … available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Booktopia and all online bookstores.

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