Category:

 Picture Books

Reading Level:New Illustrator
Awards:CBCA 2020 Shortlist:CBCA Award for New Illustrator

Baby Business tells the story of the baby smoking ceremony that welcomes baby to country. The smoke is a blessing -- it will protect the baby and remind them that they belong. This beautiful ritual is recounted in a way young children will completely relate to. Jasmine Seymour ... read more

Baby Business

Category:

 Indigenous

Reading Level:New Illustrator
Awards:CBCA 2020 Shortlist:CBCA Award for New Illustrator

Age range 5 to 12 'Warami mittigar. Hello friend. We welcome you to Darug Country.' Cooee Mittigar, meaning Come Here Friend, is an invitation to yana (walk), on Darug Country.  In this stunning picture book, Darug creators Jasmine Seymour and ... read more

Cooee Mittigar: A Story on Darug Songlines

Category:

 Indigenous

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

Free Diving

Category:

 Indigenous

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!

Kick with my Left Foot

Category:

 Indigenous

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.

The Rainbow

Category:

 Indigenous

Who saw Turtle? Did the whale with the slapping, splashing tail? Or the octopus with the dangly, stretchy tentacles? Maybe the fish with the glittery, shimmering scales? A glorious exploration of the amazing migration of Turtle as she travels the world and then returns home to la... read more

Who Saw Turtle?

Category:

 Indigenous

There are 14 songs in this fabulous book, ten in Walmajarri language and four in English, all beautifully illustrated by the kids from the Yakanarra Community School. These are songs about how the Walmajarri came to Yakanarra and their... read more

Yakanarra Songbook: About Our Place in Walmajarri and English

Category:

 Indigenous

Reading Level:Eve Pownall Award
Awards:Shortlisted Indie Awards - 2020 CBCA 2020 Shortlist:The Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pasc... read more

Young Dark Emu: A Truer History (HB)