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y separately published work icon Stories for Big Brothers and Sisters anthology   children's fiction  
Alternative title: Stories for Big Brothers and Sisters : Four Beloved Australian Picture Books
Issue Details: First known date: 2023... 2023 Stories for Big Brothers and Sisters
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'A celebration of sibling love in all its forms …

'This keepsake treasury of Australian picture books is in turns adorable, heartwarming and hilarious.

'With tales from bestselling and award-winning creators Sara Acton, Jane Godwin, Libby Gleeson, Andrew Joyner, Zanni Louise, Jan Ormerod, Anna Pignataro and Jedda Robaard, Stories for Big Brothers and Sisters is the perfect collection for any family awaiting a new arrival.' (Publication summary)


* Contents derived from the Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Little Hare Books , 2023 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Soon, Libby Gleeson , Jedda Robaard (illustrator), single work picture book children's
'We’re waiting for our baby.
Wait, wait, wait.
‘When will the baby come, Mum?’
'A delightful story that perfectly captures the excitement of waiting for the arrival of a new baby.'

 (Publication summary)

Too Busy Sleeping, Zanni Louise , Anna Pignataro (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Eleanor longs to play with her baby brother, but newborn Reuben is always asleep. Will Eleanor wear out with waiting? Instantly loveable, this adorable tale with universal themes that will resonate with all families with siblings. ' (Publication summary)

I'll Always Be Older Than You, Jane Godwin , Sara Acton (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'I’ll teach you to peel bananas,
eat ice-cream in a cone.

'It’s lucky you’ve got me –
I had to learn this on my own.

'A big sister marvels at how she will always be older than her baby brother, no matter how much he grows. 

'A celebration of the bond between siblings from acclaimed author Jane Godwin, with glorious illustrations from Sara Acton.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

The Swap, Jan Ormerod , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Caroline Crocodile’s baby brother dribbles. But all Mama Crocodile EVER says is how GORGEOUS he is. Caroline is VERY jealous. So she goes to the Baby Shop and tries to swap her dribbly brother for new baby. The trouble is, there’s something not quite right with any of them…' (Publisher's blurb)

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