Australia's First peoples have the longest continuing culture on Earth and their innovation will amaze you as you leaf through the pages of this book, learning fascinating facts and discovering the answers to life's questions
It tells the story of a small boy who decides to ignore his parents' advice and follow them out hunting and how he comes face to face with a huge creature with wild eyes, knotty hair, and long sharp nails and teeth - the Pangkarlangu!
This beautifully illustrated story, from the Yuin people of Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, tells the tale of Bangu, the Flying Fox, and the lesson she learns about sticking by her friends. With the permission of the elders of Wallaga Lake, their people's story is retold in this form so that children everywhere can share it and learn from it.
Remember, beauty comes from within. Way back, before once-upon-a-time, there was the Dreamtime when all the birds were white. One of those white birds was a crow called Waan. One day a big storm came through and a magnificent rainbow appeared. When the birds passed through the rainbow, one by one, their feathers took on its beautiful colours.
The book speaks to the importance of teacher-student relationships, and our connections as human beings. It shows how creative thinking on the part of a teacher can unlock a child's own creativity, confidence, and growth.
Imagine yourself deep in the jungle, under the sea, in a land of ice and snow, on a farm, in the moonlit bush, on an African plain, in a prehistoric swamp ... then turn the page and find all the animals living there.
The girl has a wonderful idea. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!"
For many refugees the alphabet represents the start of a new language and a new future, but Anisa's Alphabet is different. A poignant and highly imaginative telling of one girl's story which will appeal to children and adults alike ... Come with Anisa, and see things through her eyes.
Jackson is a boy who likes to wear dresses. Ivy is a girl who likes her hair cut really short. Alex doesn't feel like 'just' a boy, or 'just' a girl. They are all the same, they are all different - but they are all friends. A very simple story that challenges gender stereotypes
All children deserve to be happy. There are loud yelling noises coming from the kitchen. Queenie, the baby quoll, is frightened, and so she runs to Eric Echidna's house for help. Eric shows Queenie how to feel brave, stay calm and keep safe.
These books are meant to be used by parents and mental health providers to facilitate the child's verbalization of their feelings and experiences, thereby advancing the healing process and are aimed at validating the readers' experiences and feelings, thereby reducing feelings of shame and isolation.
This book introduces the natural world and explains concepts such as pollination and fertilization through a lyrical narrative. It looks at an amazing array of flowers and plants from all around the world and the many colours, shapes and scents that exist. Find out all about the wonderful ways in which flowers spread their pollen and so make new seeds!
Matt Chun takes to the oceans to explore Australia's most fascinating sea creatures, from the great white shark to the tiny soldier crab. Matt Chun's unique way of rendering our natural world will spark young readers' imaginations and evoke awe in all nature enthusiasts.
From exploding violets to swimming water lilies, from bouncing conkers to hitch-hiking burdock, plants go on amazing journeys! Discover the many wonderful ways that seeds can travel and watch as they grow into brand new plants.
Earth is the only planet with liquid water --- and therefore the only planet that can support life. All water is connected. Every raindrop, lake, underground river and glacier is part of a single global well.
Our oceans are amazing! They are filled with wonderful sea creatures and are essential for a healthy planet. But it's now estimated that there are more pieces of plastic in the ocean than visible stars in the Milky Way.
A group of friends make their home in a forest. After years of happiness, the community begins to build houses and walls. Soon the adults are not curious about the world beyond. Can the children save the last tree?
The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her community. Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed?
Nine different habitats and forty-five fascinating creatures feature in this spectacular portrayal of the rare and fragile beauty of North Queensland. Search through the ecosystems, discover the unique creatures and find out how these environmental worlds interact.
Lift the lid on eight animal habitats to see the extraordinary natural stories that happen above and below the surface. From the rainforest to the ocean and the macro to the micro, lift the flap to explore the fascinating relationships occurring in each of the world's ecosystems.