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1 y separately published work icon Meet Dooley on the Farm Sally Odgers , Melbourne : Puffin , 2020 20543371 2020 single work children's fiction children's

'Hi! I’m Dooley My cousin is visiting our farm. We'll swim in the river, feed the calves and collect berries. But best of all, we’re going to sleep out in the barn!

1 y separately published work icon Mum's Elephant Maureen Jipiyiliya Nampijinpa O'Keefe , Christina Booth (illustrator), Broome : Magabala Books , 2020 18638822 2020 single work picture book children's A child relates the story of her mother's 'elephant', a prized family possession whose true identity she slowly reveals through hints across the text.
1 y separately published work icon Are These Hen's Eggs? Christina Booth , Christina Booth (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 18470246 2020 single work picture book children's

'A sweet story of friendship and co-operation, unconditional love and a surprising egg hunt.

'Hen is counting the days until her eggs hatch.
But one night a wild storm scatters them far and wide.
The other animals start searching high and low.
But are they all Hen's eggs?'  (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon One Careless Night Christina Booth , Christina Booth (illustrator), Newtown : Walker Books Australia , 2019 15424352 2019 single work picture book children's

'Where the mist swallows mountains and winds whisper through ancient trees, a mother and her pup run wild and free. They hunt, but they are also hunted. Carted away. Sold for bounty. And then, one careless night … The last thylacine is gone. The beautiful but heartbreaking story of Australia's last thylacine (Tasmanian tiger), which died in captivity.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Cool Poems : The Kate O'Neil Reciter Kate O'Neil , Wagga Wagga : Triple D Books , 2018 15390553 2018 selected work poetry children's

A collection of poems grouped under themes, including: Happy living things; In Australia; Play; Stories; Portrait gallery; Speaking your mind; Light and dark; What are words worth?; On reflection.

1 1 y separately published work icon Spirit Cherri Ryan , Christina Booth (illustrator), Glebe : Black Dog Books , 2018 13959750 2018 single work picture book children's

'I built a ship from this and that. I named her Spirit. Could Spirit sail? I knew she could. A beautiful picture book about resilience, imagination and hope.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Gum Family Finds Home Tania McCartney , Christina Booth (illustrator), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2018 13865712 2018 single work picture book children's

'Kids love rocks. They also love to learn. The Gum Family Finds Home brings these two truths together in a delightful Australian story that introduces concepts of geology to a young audience. But this is not a fact-heavy schoolbook. It is essentially a charming story about home and family that celebrates the stunning Australian landscape and its flora and fauna.

'The book’s action plays out through a family of koalas, the Gum family, who hitch up their caravan and set off to search for the perfect home. The idea that animals might go travelling to see the sights, or indeed want to find a more better home, creates a link between the reader and the exciting adventures the characters are experiencing. 

'The Gum Family Finds Home uses storytelling to introduce the natural world to children as the Gum family travels the country. The sheer variety and imposing grandeur of Australian geological formations are captured, from Uluru to King’s Canyon, from gorges and limestone pillars to precariously placed boulders and sweeping plains. These are introduced in the story through minimal text and lavish illustrations, then extended in a separate section providing accessible information and photographic images. This enables a parent, teacher or older reader to satisfy the further interest in geology that the story is sure to stimulate.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon This is Banjo Paterson Tania McCartney , Christina Booth (illustrator), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2017 9711781 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Andrew Barton ‘Banjo’ Paterson was a man of many talents and accomplishments. In his lifetime, he fulfilled the roles of poet, lyricist, journalist, correspondent, speaker, author, clerk, solicitor, ambulance driver, soldier, sportsman, jockey, horse vet, bushman, farmer and radio commentator. He was a fine sportsman and loved hunting and fishing, but his great love was horses and the Australian bush.

'He travelled the world and lived a life of great creative passion, and his story is something that intrigues both adults and children alike, leaving a cultural legacy that continues to this day through his books, his poetry and, of course, Waltzing Matilda. This charming picture book for young children is a celebration of a man who became a world-traveller, hobnobbing with the glittering literati, but who still remained true to his roots, with a lifelong love of the Australian bush something that called to him throughout his life. Children can join Banjo, his family, dog and neighbourhood friends, as they recount the life of Banjo Paterson with an afternoon of backyard playtime that truly typifies childhood.

'Illustrations by the award-winning Christina Booth are age-appropriate, active and heart-warming, making this impressive biography accessible to even the youngest of children. ' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Anzac Tree Christina Booth , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2017 10293636 2017 single work children's fiction children's war literature

'Inspired by the story of two soldiers who planted two trees on their farm before they headed to the Great War, the story of the Anzac Tree is one that looks at the lives of those left behind in times of war.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Too Many Sheep Christina Booth , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2016 9149560 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'How can sheep help you sleep? They climb through the window and walk through the door. They sit on my bed and jump on the floor. They play hide and seek. They go down the hall. They shower and shave, and there's one on the loo! They have snacks in the kitchen. Oh, what will I do? Grandpa Jack says counting sheep helps him sleep. But a house full of sheep means chaos, not calm.' (Publication summary)

2 2 y separately published work icon This is Captain Cook Tania McCartney , Christina Booth (illustrator), Canberra : National Library of Australia , 2015 7449059 2015 single work picture book children's

'Captain James Cook loved to sail. He loved making maps (he was very good at it, too) and he particularly loved shiny buttons. In this charming picture book, little ones can celebrate the life of a great mariner and true adventurer.

'Join Miss Batts and her class as they tell the story of Captain Cook with a humorous and whimsical school play that’s sure to engage the very young. We see the class act out the story of Cook: as a boy watching ships on the horizon, sailing to Canada, then to Tahiti and on to New South Wales (spot the escaping chicken in each of the scenes!). Kids will discover that Captain Cook was the first European to cross the Antarctic Circle and they’ll also learn that on his final journey, he never came home again.

'Parents, carers and teachers will smile at the familiar set-up of the chaotic school play and the inventive props, and enjoy eavesdropping on the audience as they interact with the performance. At the back of the book, walk through ‘Cook’s Gallery’ and see real life paintings of Cook, his ship and his travels.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Blossom Possum and the Christmas Quacker Gina Newton , Christina Booth (illustrator), Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2013 8548473 2013 single work picture book children's

'It was Christmas Eve down under Koala Claws' last stop for the night. 'I'm sooo hot and tired,' he thought. 'A quick nap will see me right.' Blossom Possum and her friends try everything they can to wake Koala Claws, but he is fast asleep. Can they save Bush Christmas? Beautifully illustrated by Christina Booth, bringing to life the characters originally drawn by the late Kilmeny Niland.' (Publication summary)

1 3 y separately published work icon Welcome Home Christina Booth , Christina Booth (illustrator), Ormond : Ford Street , 2013 6616558 2013 single work picture book children's

'The story of a young boy and a whale as she swims into the river harbour seeking safety and a resolution to the violent past relationship between whales and man. This prosaic journey reveals how the past can impact our future. Can the boy make amends for the past? Can the whale forgive and return to what was once her ancestors' home?' (Publisher's blurb)

1 3 y separately published work icon I Wish There Were Dinosaurs Amanda Niland , Christina Booth (illustrator), Kew : Windy Hollow , 2012 Z1902957 2012 single work picture book children's

'Have you ever wanted to see a dinosaur? Not just a skeleton in a museum, but a real live HUGE dinosaur? It would certainly be exciting, but maybe dinosaurs are better left to our imaginations.

'On a trip to the zoo our narrator imagines how great it would be if there were dinosaurs there. He is all set to petition the zoo when he begins to wonder if the zoo really could contain the dinosaurs and what would happen if they got out.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Carrum Sailing Club Claire Saxby , Christina Booth (illustrator), Kew East : Windy Hollow , 2011 7254544 2011 single work picture book children's

"Sometimes its not the destination that counts, but the journey. Join the family on their walk along the beach to Carrum Sailing Club." Back cover.

1 2 y separately published work icon In the Deep Red Desert Angie Lionetto-Civa , Christina Booth (illustrator), Kew : Windy Hollow , 2010 Z1769439 2010 single work picture book Who lives in the deep red desert? Explore the Australian desert through the eyes of a dingo and discover the surprise at the end of the journey.
1 3 y separately published work icon Potato Music Christina Booth , Pete Groves (illustrator), Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2010 Z1705663 2010 single work picture book children's
1 4 y separately published work icon Kip Christina Booth , Christina Booth (illustrator), Kew East : Windy Hollow , 2009 Z1630762 2009 single work picture book children's Kip's loud crow disturbs the neighbours no matter what time of day he chooses. It seems the only solution is relocation to the country.
1 1 y separately published work icon In the Deep Blue Sea Angie Lionetto-Civa , Christina Booth (illustrator), Kew East : Windy Hollow , 2007 Z1508458 2007 single work picture book children's A lyrical and visual delight as a turtle takes a journey under sea and up onto the sand to lay her eggs.
1 1 y separately published work icon In the Deep Green Jungle Angie Lionetto-Civa , Christina Booth (illustrator), Kew East : Windy Hollow , 2007 Z1508451 2007 single work picture book children's A toucan sweeps through the jungle introducing animals as she goes, until she makes her nest.
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