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1 y separately published work icon Mary and Marcus : The Crazy Dance and Other Stories Ursula Dubosarsky , Sydney : ABC Books , 2022 23807731 2022 selected work short story children's

'Hook them on reading for life, with the fully illustrated adventures of Mary and Marcus.

'Contains five hilarious and silly stories, perfect for emerging readers!

'Mary is the happiest panda in the world.
She loves to sing and dance and play the ukulele.
But sometimes things get out of hand!
Lucky she has her best friend, Marcus the snake, to help her out.

'From Australian Children's Laureate Ursula Dubosarsky and award-winning illustrator Andrew Joyner comes five madcap stories about two very different friends.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon All the Words I Need to Know : A First Dictionary Jane Godwin , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Melbourne : Penguin , 2022 23776720 2022 single work picture book children's

'All the words you need to know Will help you as you learn and grow. From ant and ball and yak and zoo, Here’s a word book JUST FOR YOU!' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Flocked Chren Byng , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Richmond : Hardie Grant Books , 2022 23424683 2022 single work picture book children's

'The flock has been ‘the flock’ since the beginning of time. Or since last Tuesday. Whichever came first.

'When a new sheep joins the flock, she realises that home can be warm and safe and good.

'But what happens when the new sheep decides to leave?

'A hilariously subversive tale about bravery, independence, and that first bold step away from the crowd.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Love Was Inside Andrew Joyner , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), United States of America (USA) : Random House , 2021 22128978 2021 single work picture book children's

'From a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator comes a picture book to celebrate and remember the days we spent inside-the joys and the hardships, the bravery and the resilience, but most of all the love.

'This book, inspired by kids who found ways to stay connected to the people they love during the pandemic, is about what an imaginative, curious and loving little girl did when her world was turned inside out.

'The girl played inside, she learned inside, she waited inside. She talked on the phone to her Nan inside. Her days and nights were all inside, and she would think about what she missed outside--the running, cheering, splashing, hugging, and of course her Nan.

'Finally, when the girl could go outside, she was happy to be there--to hug her Nan, see her friends, and even climb a tree. But she had changed inside, and she knew she would always remember the small things and the big things that made that time special.

'Here is a picture book that will help young children remember, process, and resolve the feelings they had during the pandemic. Includes prompts to encourage readers to write their own inside stories.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Magnificent Hercules Quick Ursula Dubosarsky , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2021 21870499 2021 single work children's fiction children's

'Hercules Quick dreams of being a magnificent magician. He is saving up to buy a box of magic tricks. Luckily, he has plenty of neighbours who need his help. Whether it's lending a hand to Professor Calamari or doing an out of season spring-clean for Queen Claude, no job is too odd for Hercules.

'Need something done? Ask Hercules Quick. Only ten cents!''A hilarious story about an ordinary boy who does a series of odd jobs for his eccentric neighbours, from the bestselling creators of The Terrible Plop. An Australia Reads exclusive story.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Nana Says I Will Be Famous One Day Ann Stott , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), London : Walker Books [London] , 2020 19895863 2020 single work picture book children's

'School event? Ball game? Nana is there. But who will cheer on Nana after she takes a tumble? A sweet and spirited intergenerational story.

'Nana cheers the loudest at her grandson’s basketball game. She dances in the aisles at the spring concert. She yells at the umpire that he needs to get his eyes checked when he doesn’t call the strikes her grandson pitches. But when this go-go-go grandmother takes a tumble trying to get a front-row seat at the basketball game, it’s her grandson who roots her on in her recovery. Author Ann Stott celebrates our families’ biggest fans in a lively first-person narrative from the grandchild’s point of view. Andrew Joyner’s illustrations are as energetic and upbeat as Nana, who sparks much comic action, purse by her side. Filled with humour and heart, this tale will have readers – especially grandparents and their grandchildren – whistling and woo-hoo-ing!'

(Source: publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon Boo! Margaret Wild , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Melbourne : Penguin , 2019 19644178 2019 single work picture book children's

'Everyone loves to play Boo!

'Join six gorgeous babies as they play Boo! with their favourite animal toys. But what will happen when the animals play too?

'An irresistibly joyous story for the very young, by two of Australia's most-loved picture-book creators.' (Publication summary)

1 The Farmyard of Horrors Frances Watts , Andrew Joyner , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: Funny Bones 2019;
1 1 y separately published work icon Ask Hercules Quick Ursula Dubosarsky , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 16866844 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'A hilarious and entertaining story about a boy who does a series of odd jobs for his eccentric neighbours, from the bestselling creators of The Terrible Plop.

''How much money do I have in my piggy bank?' asked Hercules.
'Actually,' said Aunt Alligator, 'I don't think you have a piggy bank, Hercules.' 

'Hercules sighed. No piggy bank, no money. I need a job, he thought.That's what I need. 

'He got out his paints, his paintbrush and a big piece of plain paper. On the paper, he painted some words.
'
NEED SOMETHING DONE? 
'ASK HERCULES QUICK!' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Unstoppable Me Susan Verde , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), New York (City) : Farrar Straus and Giroux , 2019 14737424 2019 single work picture book children's

'Unstoppable Me is about the sort of energetic child we all know and love — full of fun and play...and a bit exhausting! In this book, we see an unstoppable little boy, run, jump, and soar through his day. He takes a little time to refuel, then he's back at it—zooming and zipping around. This poetic, joyful book—filled with illustrations as bright and energetic as the boy himself— is a celebration of the active child.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Man with Small Hair Jane Jolly , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14736360 2018 single work picture book children's

'The man with small hair loves his small hair. He also loves his short pants, zing-a-ding boots and clickety-clackety beads. He cartwheels with joy and bursts into song when he wears them. But the man with small hair is the only person who wears his hair small, and no one else has colourful boots or musical beads either. He decides to hide the things that make him happy in order to blend in with the crowd. Until one day he looks in the mirror and doesn’t recognise the man staring back at him.
 
The Man with Small Hair is an uplifting story about self-confidence, bravery and dancing to the beat of your own drum.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon Brindabella Ursula Dubosarsky , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2018 12584923 2018 single work children's fiction children's

'From an extraordinary novelist and an award-winning illustrator comes this lyrical and unforgettable story about a boy and the untameable wildness of a hand-reared joey.

'This is a story about a boy called Pender and a kangaroo called Brindabella, about how they became friends, and all the things that happened to them because of it.

'Pender and his father live in an old house made of honey-coloured stone in the bush by the river, with only the company of his father's paintings and the loyal dog, Billy-Bob. Then, on one winter morning, a gunshot amongst the trees changes everything.

'When Pender rescues Brindabella from the pouch of her murdered mother, an unusual friendship blossoms between the lonely boy and the orphaned joey. But Brindabella is no ordinary kangaroo. And though Pender has saved her life, the untameable wildness of the bush--and freedom--call to her...

'Lyrical and unforgettable, Brindabella explores the brutal beauty of the Australian bush.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon One Little Goat Ursula Dubosarsky , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017 13812347 2017 single work picture book children's

'It starts with one little goat. 
It ends with one little goat. 
But what happens in between is a whirlwind of nonsense and fun.

'International favourites Ursula Dubosarsky and Andrew Joyner make the most of their advanced sense of the ridiculous in this hilarious read-aloud traditional tale.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) 

1 1 y separately published work icon The Pink Hat Andrew Joyner , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Sydney : Penguin Random House Australia , 2017 13437531 2017 single work picture book children's

'Celebrate the 2017 and 2018 Women’s Marches with this charming and empowering picture book about a pink hat and the budding feminist who finds it. ' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Bum Book Kate Mayes , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Sydney : ABC Books , 2017 12140616 2017 single work picture book children's

'This is a book for anyone who has a bum or knows someone with a bum. It's a celebration of my bum and your bum and the whole world's bum.

'From bestselling author Kate Mayes and award-winning illustrator Andrew Joyner comes The Bum Book, the only book about bums you'll ever need.'  (Publication summary)

2 4 y separately published work icon Bear Make Den Jane Godwin , Michael Wagner , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9189759 2016 single work picture book children's

'Bear is great with his hands, but not so smart when it comes to relationships. If he fixes up his den, will everything else follow?

'Bear loves to get things done. He can make just about anything! He even builds a wonderful den. But something is missing. What could it be?

'From this talented trio comes a warm, playful picture book about what truly makes a home.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Blue, The Builder's Dog Jen Storer , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Melbourne : Penguin , 2016 8602506 2016 single work picture book children's

'Meet Blue, the Builder's Dog. On the construction site, he's part of the team. He guards the tools, signs the concrete slabs and keeps stickybeaks away.

'But Blue doesn't have a house of his own. The builder has one. The chippie has one. The architect and the big bosses have one. So he decides to quit and build one himself...' (Publication summary)

1 3 y separately published work icon Australian Kids Through the Years Tania McCartney , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2015 9129641 2015 single work picture book children's

'Children have lived in Australia for thousands of years, but their lives have changed over time. As you turn the pages of Andy Joyner’s fun illustrations, have fun spotting what has stayed the same and what is different. See what Annie had to wear over her dress in colonial times. Find out about Chi’s life on the goldfields in the 19th century. Would you rather play pick-up-sticks with Linda or play games on the iPad with Isabella? What do you love doing?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon How Big is Too Small? Jane Godwin , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Melbourne : Penguin , 2015 8495035 2015 single work picture book children's

'My brother was making a game with a ball, Bouncing and throwing up high on a wall, When I asked to join in, he straightened up tall And I knew what he'd say, he said, 'You're too small.'

'Poor Sam! He always gets left out of his big brother's games. But one day when the big boys leave him out again, Sam gets to thinking...How big is too small?

'From these award-winning creators comes a delightful, rollicking story that explores big and small in a whole new way.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Jack and the Beanstalk Margrete Lamond , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2015 23076933 2015 single work children's fiction children's fable

'Jack is lazy. Instead of walking the cow to market, he sits on a log. And instead of selling the cow for a good price, he swaps her for a handful of beans. Luckily for Jack, these are no ordinary beans.' (Publication summary)

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