AUGUST

Thousand Hugs from Daddy

Thousand Hugs from Daddy

By Anna Pignataro

In your arms its safe and snug, you always give a thousand hugs. And I’m as happy as can be one hug ... Read More

Fluke

Fluke

By Lesley Gibbes
Illustrated by Michelle Dawson

Fluke, a southern right whale calf, is born under the shadow of the great harbour bridge. People flo ... Read More

Stitches and Stuffing

Stitches and Stuffing

By Carrie Gallasch
Illustrated by Sara Acton

Adeline's beloved Bunnybear goes with her everywhere, but one night he is damaged by the dog. Nanna ... Read More

JULY

The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course

The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course

By Ella Mulvey
Illustrated by Karen Briggs

A warm and funny story about a unique Australian experience with a fantastic rhythmic read-aloud tex ... Read More

Look Out, Pink Piglet!

Look Out, Pink Piglet!

By Phil Cummings
Illustrated by Sarah Davis

Pink Piglet may be the littlest animal in the barn, but his friends know that he is also the bravest ... Read More

JUNE

Is Bear Here?

Is Bear Here?

By Jonathan Bentley

When you search long and hard for a beloved bear, you may be surprised by what turns up. A follow-up ... Read More

NoMax!

NoMax!

By Shannon Horsfall

If this dog is always called 'NoMax!' by Dad, why does his bowl have a different name on it? Max is ... Read More

MAY

Heads and Tails

Heads and Tails

By John Canty

You can only see my tail. Which animal am I? A picture book that guarantees endless enjoyment using ... Read More

Ready, Steady, Hatch!

Ready, Steady, Hatch!

By Ben Long
Illustrated by David Cornish

Round and bright, and creamy white, amid the pumpkin patch, a clutch of eggs was sprouting legs. REA ... Read More

APRIL

Our Last Trip to the Market

Our Last Trip to the Market

By Lorin Clarke
Illustrated by Mitch Vane

What a fabulous morning to go to the market. That busker is dressed as a clown! And there's fruit an ... Read More

Archie and the Bear

Archie and the Bear

By Zanni Louise
Illustrated by David Mackintoch

Archie has something to say, but no one is listening. So Archie leaves home… and discovers someone e ... Read More

The Thank You Dish

The Thank You Dish

By Trace Balla

It's dinnertime at Grace's place. 'Thank you, alpaca,' says Grace. 'Alpaca?' asks Mama. 'Why would y ... Read More

Millie Loves Ants

Millie Loves Ants

By Jackie French
Illustrated by Sue deGennaro

‘My friend Millie just loves ants.' Emily is intrigued to know why Millie the echidna loves ants so ... Read More

MARCH

1,2, Pirate Stew

1,2, Pirate Stew

By Kylie Howarth

1,2, Round up the crew. 3,4, Now grab an oar… Take one large cardboard box, two imaginative kids, ad ... Read More

Me & You

Me & You

By Deborah Kelly & Karen Blair

A delightful rhyming picture book that celebrates all the special relationships and fun-filled activ ... Read More

My Brother is a Beast

My Brother is a Beast

By Damon Young
Illustrated by Peter Carnavas

Some brothers tap tambourines as the drummers keep the beat. But my brother is a beast… he pounds pi ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Hello to You, Moon

Hello to You, Moon

By Sally Morgan
Illustrated by Sonny Day and Biddy Maroney

Not all creatures are night animals, but all creatures respond to the moon.Beautiful counting verse ... Read More