Frances Watts and David Legge have been collaborating on children's books for years. They've gotten so used to working alongside each other that, when working together on their most recent book, David Legge said 'the line between writer and illustrator was well and truly blurred to the point where I’m not sure where some of … Continue reading The story behind It’s a Story, Rory!
Australians across the country will rejoice at the news that the beloved children's book, Diary of a Wombat, is coming to the stage - again! In 2017, over 50,000 people saw this stunning production based on the multi-award-winning picture book by Australian Children’s Laureate (2014/15), Jackie French and illustrator, Bruce Whatley. Meet Mothball, the naughtiest … Continue reading Diary of a Wombat set to entertain schoolchildren during the July school holidays
If I Was Prime Minister, by Beck and Robin Feiner WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER? The Prime Minister's job is to make our country as good as it can be. But every Prime Minister Australia has ever had has been a grown-up! What if the grown-ups weren't in charge? What … Continue reading WIN a copy of If I Was Prime Minister for your class!
Welcome to The Great Tiger Tea Party, a chance for everyone to experience the magic of the tiger at teatime! Host your own Tiger Tea Party, we will send you a Great Tiger Tea Party Kit, a copy of The Tiger Who Came to Tea Party Book plus a copy of The Tiger Who Came … Continue reading Host your own Great Tiger Tea Party
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Paddington, the much-loved bear from Darkest Peru, with this brand new picture book Paddington at St Paul’s, along with the reissued anniversary-edition collection. Scroll down to see the full list of delightful new Paddington covers. For your chance to go into the draw to win a copy of Paddington … Continue reading WIN the Paddington 60th Anniversary collection
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. — Dr. Seuss With the school holidays ahead, we thought we’d take the time to remind you why reading a book can be one of the best boredom-eliminating activities for children (and a welcome … Continue reading School Holiday Reading Recommendations
Celebrate Hairy-Nosed Day It's Hairy-Nosed Day tomorrow, Thursday 11 May, and we've pulled together 5 great ways you and your students can get involved. The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is the flagship species for Hairy-Nosed Day and every year on May 11, workplaces and schools get involved to raise awareness on endangered species. For more information, visit … Continue reading 5 Ways to Celebrate Hairy-Nosed Day
Little girls love to do handstands and Edith is no exception. She is teaching herself and each day she gets a little better increasing her upside-downness by a second each day. But each day something interrupts her concentration like the worm who popped up by her hand, the bird who used her hand for target … Continue reading Review: Handstand by Lisa Stickley
***This Competition is now closed*** Your favourite Penguin and his friends are back in a new adventure, and this time they're pirates – ARRRRR! For your chance to win 1 of 5 signed copies of Sunk! by Rob Biddulph, tell us using the form below which is your favourite Rob Biddulph book and why? AU entrants only. T&Cs … Continue reading Competition: Win 1 of 5 signed copies of Sunk! by Rob Biddulph
Once Upon a Time there were two good friends, a frog and a toad … Whether they’re writing letters or flying kites, being brave or putting things off until tomorrow, Frog and Toad are always there for each other; always ready to spend another fine, long day together. “In the 1970s two characters appeared in the … Continue reading A frog and a toad