JULY

The Little Street Library

The Little Street Library

By Amy Adeney
Illustrated by Erin McClean

Celebrate the power of stories in this charming picture book about friendship, community and the mag ... Read More

The Doll Box

The Doll Box

By Deborah Kelly
Illustrated by Joanna Bartel

A poignant story about a child finding her own inner strength, courage and resilience by drawing ins ... Read More

Spiro

Spiro

By Anna McGregor

Spiro's formula for spidery success- 11% hunger to succeed (or actual hunger) 34% trying again and a ... Read More

Walls

Walls

By Tania Ingram
Illustrated by Ruth-Mary Smith

A Viking and a Knight are both convinced that they live on the best side of the book. When an argume ... Read More

The Book Star

The Book Star

By Bec Nanayakkara
Illustrated by Joanna Bartel

A stunning story about finding what makes you happy and staying true to yourself. Grace owns thirty- ... Read More

Running With Wings

Running With Wings

By Sam Squires
Illustrated by Lara Porter

Mimmi loves running. Frankie does too. They both dream of one day running in the biggest, most impre ... Read More

JUNE

Boss Cat

Boss Cat

By Sarah Speedie
Illustrated by Tom Jellett

A very funny 'pets behaving badly' story that will appeal to those who love the outrageous antics of ... Read More

A Leaf Called Greaf

A Leaf Called Greaf

By Kelly Canby

A stunning new picture book by award-winning author and illustrator Kelly Canby that gently introduc ... Read More

Glow

Glow

By Ross Morgan

There is a path I walk with care. There is a shadow that follows me there. There is a place, a secre ... Read More

Imagine a Time

Imagine a Time

By Penny Harrison
Illustrated by Jennifer Goldsmith

Imagine a time when all the world stops, when all of the clocks no longer tick-tock. and all of the ... Read More

MAY

Listen, Hippo!

Listen, Hippo!

By Gabriel Evans

A wise and beautiful picture book that explores with gentle warmth and humour the nature of feelings ... Read More

Boots

Boots

By Elizabeth Pulsford
Illustrated by Krista Brennan

Our lives are measured by the places we hold dear, the people we love and the paths we have trodden. ... Read More

The Truck Cat

The Truck Cat

By Deborah Frenkel
Illustrated by Danny Snell

The Truck Cat is a story about cats and humans, immigration and identity, and homes lost and found. ... Read More

Aisling & Amelia

Aisling & Amelia

By Eileen O'Hely
Illustrated by Chloe Finnis

Aisling loves chocolate, ladybirds, and hopscotch, but her favourite thing of all is ballet. When Mi ... Read More

The Garden of Broken Things

The Garden of Broken Things

By Freya Blackwood

From award-winning creator Freya Blackwood comes a beautifully tender story about curiosity and the ... Read More

Almost a Fish

Almost a Fish

By Julianne Negri
Illustrated by Evie Barrow

Audrey may look a little different from the other creatures in the river, but that doesn't stop this ... Read More

Gorgeously Me!

Gorgeously Me!

By Jonathan Van Ness
Illustrated by Kamala M. Nair

Quiet or loud, shy or brave, making friends or making mistakes, being true to yourself and showing t ... Read More

APRIL

A Good Heart

A Good Heart

By Lucy Melo
Illustrated by Sandra Severgnini

Excited… worried… curious… shy… brave… scared… protective… grateful… proud. A book with a good heart ... Read More

Mitchell Itches

Mitchell Itches

By Kristin Kelly
Illustrated by Amelina Jones

In a world where eczema affects one in five kids, Mitchell's story resonates. Despite the itchiness, ... Read More

Pidge’s Poppies

Pidge’s Poppies

By Jan Andrews
Illustrated by Timothy Ide

Pidge’s Poppies is based on a true story about a pair of pigeons at the Australian War Memorial.It r ... Read More

Tearaway Coach

Tearaway Coach

By Neridah McMullin
Illustrated by Andrew McLean

When Fenton and his father catch the coach to Geelong, they have no idea that their driver of the te ... Read More

Tree

Tree

By Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Jess Racklyeft

A journey of wonder and discovery from multi-award-winning picture book creators Claire Saxby and Je ... Read More

MARCH

Circles of Life

Circles of Life

By Gregg Dreise

An astounding work of significance for sharing with kids and adults about Indigenous art from super ... Read More

Mini and Milo: Elephants Can't Jump

Mini and Milo: Elephants Can't Jump

By Venita Dimos
Illustrated by Natashia Curtin

Mini and Milo help children gain much-needed skills such as conflict management and resilience skill ... Read More

Your Holiday Was the BEST!

Your Holiday Was the BEST!

By Maggie Hutchings
Illustrated by Felicita Sala

Everyone's favourite cockroach is back, and this time he's going camping! Charming, hilarious and ju ... Read More

Fredrick the Friendly Fox and the Giant Worry

Fredrick the Friendly Fox and the Giant Worry

By Elissa de Waard
Illustrated by Elise Parker

Fredrick is a kind, happy fox who woke up one morning with a strange feeling in his tummy. Somehow, ... Read More

Kevin the Sheep

Kevin the Sheep

By Jacqueline Harvey
Illustrated by Kate Scott

Why can't Kevin be more like the flock?! Kevin the Sheep is unusual, he does things his own way. But ... Read More

FEBRUARY

All You Can Be

All You Can Be

By Angela Casabene
Illustrated by Michelle Conn

When was the last time you tried something new for the first time? How did you feel after you tried ... Read More

Alfie the Kind

Alfie the Kind

By Richard Harris
Illustrated by Simon Howe

A heartwarming picture book about kindness by Australian of the Year Dr Richard 'Harry' Harris. Harr ... Read More

Gus

Gus

By Liz Murray
Illustrated by Walid Serageldine

Gus is the star of the reptile house. He enjoys putting on a show for visitors, and no one adores se ... Read More

How to Find a Rainbow

How to Find a Rainbow

By Alom Shaha
Illustrated by Sarthak Sinha

Reena hates rainy days. She hates the way the dark clouds make everything look so dull. Rekha loves ... Read More

Night Watch

Night Watch

By Jodi Toering
Illustrated by Tannya Harricks

A stunningly told, beautifully illustrated and distinctly Australian bedtime story. Sunset beckons. ... Read More

Voice of the Sea

Voice of the Sea

By John Williamson
Illustrated by Jonathan Chong & Andrea Innocent

We love our sandy beaches, our jewel seas and reefs brim with life. But our precious oceans are in t ... Read More

Wild and Free

Wild and Free

By Carrie Gallasch
Illustrated by Martina Heiduczek

Join the children in Wild and Free as they discover the joys of the great outdoors. From climbing tr ... Read More