'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.
'Harvey owned a heap of stuff, but could always use more. The ORANGE 430 was the latest and the greatest. Harvey wasn’t sure what it did, but he had to have it! A cheeky picture book for anyone who’s bought a thingy or whatsit . . . and doesn’t quite know why. In his debut picture book, Michael Speechley explores our obsession with stuff in a fun and edifying way.'
Source: Publisher's blurb.
'When Mae has to move house from the country to the city, she feels lonely and sad - until she discovers a beautiful place full of green in the centre of Paris.
'What she finds there sparks something special and beautiful that will make her feel much more at home. ' (Publication summary)
'On a tiny island lives a waddle of Little Penguins. But their numbers are dwindling. Swampy Marsh knows what to do, but no one will listen. Soon he can count the last few penguins on the fingers of one hand. The desperate townsfolk give Swampy, and his friends Max and Oddball, one chance.
'Will his ‘Oddball’ solution work? Will Swampy save the Little Penguins of Middle Island?
'A warmly funny account of one man’s quest to save a penguin colony, with two very unusual helpers.' (Publication summary)
'A beautiful Australian take on a classic nursery rhyme
'Once I heard a little wombat stomp stomp stomp...'
'Read along and act out the movements as these baby Australian animals eat, play and settle down for nap time.' (Publication summary)
'Seagull loves to fly. It makes her heart sing. But when she gets caught in a tangle of fishing line on the beach, Seagull can only watch as other birds fly effortlessly above. What can she do? Who will help her?
'Written and illustrated by Danny Snell, Seagull is a gentle, positive story with a strong environmental message about the value of caring for our land and our wildlife.' (Publication summary)
'A tender and beautifully illustrated tale of a boy and his bird-watching uncle, on a paddling trip on Australia's Glenelg River. A story about slowing down, growing up, and connecting with the land and its creatures.' (Publisher's blurb)
'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)