|Author:||Kamsani Bin Salleh (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Young Art Ser.|
This delightful book for Early Childhood will mesmerise young children and older readers. The black linework and colourful wash backgrounds work beautifully with the lyrical text. Together they introduce extraordinary creatures and birds that we can discover and observe aro... read more
Age range 3 to 8 This delightful book for early childhood will enthrall young children and their older readers. The vibrant illustrations are accompanied by a soft lyrical text and together they introduce some of the diverse native and exotic animals to be found in Austr... read more
Big Fella Rain is a celebration of northern Australia as animals, birds, trees and a parched earth await the first rain. It is almost as if country stands still as the sparse yet evocative text pays homage to the transition from dry season to wet season in a country that is like n... read more
Clever Crow is an endearing and witty tale that follows the exploits of a hungry and very clever crow. Crow searches in the bush for food but he can find none. It is only when he comes across people preparing for a ceremony that his luck changes. Crow spots a big turtle egg waiting t... read more
Age range 3 to 8
Crabbing with Dad is a beautiful childrenâ__s picture book debut from Darwin-based author and illustrator, Paul Seden. Aimed at a younger audience, children will love reading about the adventures of two small children as they go out in the bo... read more
Age range 7 to 10Free Diving is a poignant tribute to the Indigenous men and women who worked in the pearling industry as `free divers' in the late nineteenth century in Western Australia.In a practice known as `blackbirding' (forced unpaid labour), European pearl lugger owners used Ind... read more
Ages 3 to 8 yearsI remember is an exquisite tale of memory. Set in the Geraldton area of Western Australia, an elderly woman remembers the camping trips of her childhood. As her recollections fade in and out, she is drawn to think about the elusiveness of what she can remember from so long ago.
|Author:||Paul Seden; Karen Briggs (Illustrator)|
|Awards:||Commended for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Early Childhood 2015. Shortlisted for Crichton Award for Children's Book Illustration 2015.|
A lively and endearing story about a child in an Indigenous community getting ready to play his favourite game - footy!
There was a hum of excitement. Flags flickered in the breeze as Maggie's heart danced with delight. 'This is a very special day!' her mother said. Maggie holds tight to her mother as they await the long anticipated apology to show a willingness to reconcile the past for future generati... read more
The Flying Optometrist travels in his little red aeroplane from his practice in the city to a remote outback town. Lots of people are waiting for him! Aunty can't see well enough to carve her emu eggs and Bill the plumber has a splinter in his eye. Young Stephanie can't wait ... read more
The land bakes . . . RED. The sun sets . . . ORANGE. The dawn glows . . . GOLD. The flowers burst . . . YELLOW. This joyous serenade to colors showing the outdoors before a storm is illustrated by Balarinji, Australia's leading Indigenous design studio.
This is an expansive and generous Welcome to Country from a most respected Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy, beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy. Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part of this land and the land is part of us. This is... read more