APRIL

The Katha Chest

The Katha Chest

By Radhiah Chowdhury
Illustrated by Lavanya Naidu

Six-year-old Asiya loves to go to Nanu's house. Best among all of Nanu's treasures is the big old ch ... Read More

Too Many Ducks

Too Many Ducks

By Heidi Cooper Smith

One morning, Alexander wakes to find a duck waiting for him. As more and more ducks arrive, Alexande ... Read More

Good Night, Ivy Bright

Good Night, Ivy Bright

By Ben Long
Illustrated by Andrew Plant

Ivy couldn't get to sleep, her mind was burning bright. I'm done with counting sheep, she thought, I ... Read More

Amira's Magpie

Amira's Magpie

By Kat Gordon
Illustrated by Krista Brennan

Amira has a magpie. He is the most beautiful, strangest of creatures… Amira imagines her magpie flyi ... Read More

Oswald Messweather

Oswald Messweather

By Dimity Powell
Illustrated by Siobhan McVey

Mess and disorder upset Oswald. They make his legs jiggle and his palms itch all the time. Counting ... Read More

MARCH

March of the Ants

March of the Ants

By Ursula Dubosarsky

The ants are heading out on a very important expedition. What will they need to take with them? It's ... Read More

Salih

Salih

By Inda Ahmad Zahri
Illustrated by Anne Ryan

Like a turtle, Salih carries his home on his back. He must cross a raging sea in search of a safe ho ... Read More

Blue Flower

Blue Flower

By Sonya Hartnett

A beautifully told picture book about self-esteem, resilience and the discovery that being different ... Read More

What Do You Call Your Grandma?

What Do You Call Your Grandma?

By Ashleigh Barton
Illustrated by Martina Heiduczek

An inclusive picture book for grandparents everywhere. In every country around the world are grandma ... Read More

Mo and Crow

Mo and Crow

By Jo Kasch
Illustrated by Jonathan Bentley

Mo lives alone and he likes it that way… until Crow comes into his small and tidy life offering frie ... Read More

9 things to remember (and one to forget)

9 things to remember (and one to forget)

By Alison Binks

9 things to remember (and one to forget) is an ode to nature. Each turn of the page reveals a small ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Jetty Jumping

Jetty Jumping

By Andrea Rowe
Illustrated by Hannah Sommerville

While Milla’s friends take big, brave jumps off the jetty, Milla stays on the blistering wood, scare ... Read More

Turning Cartwheels

Turning Cartwheels

By Amy Adeney
Illustrated by Amy Calautti

Emma is desperate to join queen bee Carly’s Cartwheel Club. When she is finally accepted, she finds ... Read More

Walking Your Human

Walking Your Human

By Liz Ledden
Illustrated by Gabriella Petruso

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? It turns out they know just what humans want – to ... Read More

Star of Anise

Star of Anise

By Jane Jolly
Illustrated by Di Wu

The hawker's wagon jingled and jangled as it came down the track… Annie and Arthur have been eagerly ... Read More

Joe and the Stars

Joe and the Stars

By Phil Cummings
Illustrated by Connah Brecon

In the red dust, where the sky is wide, Joe loves watching the stars. He marvels at their mystery an ... Read More

Reggie Red

Reggie Red

By Josie Layton
Illustrated by Rebecca Timmis

With freckles and curls so big and so red, Reggie felt worried… 'Just look at my head! Others have h ... Read More