MAY

Violet & Nothing

Violet & Nothing

By Fiona Burrows

What is nothing? Where is nothing? Is it real? And if nothing is real, is anything real? A thought-p ... Read More

Touch the Moon

Touch the Moon

By Phil Cummings
Illustrated by Coral Tulloch

Neil stepped out of the module. He moved carefully down the small ladder. He reached the last step a ... Read More

The Bug Collector

The Bug Collector

By Alex G. Griffiths
Illustrated by Alex G. Griffiths

George loves bugs. He saw a whole host of the small, strange creatures when he went to the Museum of ... Read More

My Real Friend

My Real Friend

By David Hunt
Illustrated by Lucia Masciullo

IT'S NOT EASY BEING IMAGINARY... Rupert isn't real, but he has a real friend, William. They both lov ... Read More

Archie the Arty Sloth

Archie the Arty Sloth

By Heath McKenzie

Archie is a sloth. But while most sloths like to doze and laze around, Archie always wants to be bus ... Read More

APRIL

One Tree

One Tree

By Christopher Cheng
Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

One tall tree on the mountain once marked Grandfather's farm. Now there is a busy city and Grandfath ... Read More

The Anzac Billy

The Anzac Billy

By Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Mark Jackson and Heather Potter

A tender, moving story of a child waiting at home for the return of his father from serving in WWI. ... Read More

In the Shadow of an Elephant

In the Shadow of an Elephant

By Georgie Donaghey
Illustrated by Sandra Severgnini

In the Shadow of an Elephant explores the relationship between an orphaned elephant and a small Afri ... Read More

Me and My Sister

Me and My Sister

By Rose Robbins

This appealing brother and sister duo spend a lot of their day together, eating meals, going to scho ... Read More

Once

Once

By Kate Forsyth
Illustrated by Krista Brennan

Once A long time ago My grandmother's grandmother Travelled far, far across the seas Over the rim of ... Read More

A Quiet Girl

A Quiet Girl

By Peter Carnavas

Mary is a quiet girl. Her family makes so much noise they hardly notice her – or anything else. Unti ... Read More

Colouroos

Colouroos

By Anna McGregor

Deep in the heart of the Red Centre lived a mob of red kangaroos. During a long, hot drought, the th ... Read More

MARCH

Saying Goodbye to Barkley

Saying Goodbye to Barkley

By Devon Sillett
Illustrated by Nicky Johnston

Olivia and her dog Barkley are inseparable. He's her sidekick, her partner in crime-fighting - they' ... Read More

Lazy Daisy

Lazy Daisy

By Caz Goodwin
Illustrated by Ashley King

All of Jasper's dreams come true when he finds his very own 'puppy dog' to walk in Centenary Park. B ... Read More

Grandma’s Treasured Shoes

Grandma’s Treasured Shoes

By Coral Vass
Illustrated by Christina Huynh

Grandma has oodles and oodles of shoes! Walking shoes, dancing shoes, fancy and plain, Grandma has a ... Read More

When The War Is Over

When The War Is Over

By Jackie French
Illustrated by Anne Spudvilas

From one of Australia’s most-loved authors comes a book about homecomings, and the enduring power of ... Read More

Grace’s Mystery Seed

Grace’s Mystery Seed

By Juliet M Sampson
Illustrated by Karen Erasmus

‘Polly likes these stripy seeds,’ Grace said. ‘What are they from?’ ‘Let’s find out,’ said Mrs Marin ... Read More

Rodney

Rodney

By Kelly Canby

Rodney spent most of his days looking up. Imagining, for hours, what a life high among the treetops ... Read More

Let Me Sleep, Sheep!

Let Me Sleep, Sheep!

By Meg Mckinlay
Illustrated by Leila Rudge

When Amos starts counting sheep, there’s one thing he doesn’t quite count on… How is he supposed to ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Queen Celine

Queen Celine

By Matt Shanks

A funny, eco-friendly, politically-relevant picture book by super-talent Matt Shanks. Celine Beaufor ... Read More

Bat vs Poss

Bat vs Poss

By Alexa Moses
Illustrated by Anil Tortop

Meek the possum and her sisters three are happy living in the sprawling paperbark tree - until the d ... Read More

Mallee Sky

Mallee Sky

By Jodi Toering
Illustrated by Tannya Harricks

An extremely timely and beautiful picture book about the effects of drought and climate change in th ... Read More

The Year of the Pig

The Year of the Pig

By Charles Hope
Illustrated by Jess Racklyeft

Pig had never been a winner. He was last to finish tests. He was last picked for games. He was even ... Read More

Through the Smoke

Through the Smoke

By Phil Cummings
Illustrated by Andrew McLean

The fire awoke like a dragon. Its flames licked the sky, and smoke veiled the sun. With a hungry cra ... Read More

The Day We Built The Bridge

The Day We Built The Bridge

By Samantha Tidy
Illustrated by Fiona Burrows

There are moments in history that connect us and define a country. In our hearts and minds, some mom ... Read More