Best Picture Books of 2016
'Welcome to Rome,' says Mr Chicken's guide, Federica...'Climb aboard my Vespa and hold on to your hat.'..Mr Chicken's childhood dream is about to begin...Another triumph from the Australian Children's Laureate, acclaimed creator of Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Mr Chicken Lands on London...
Friendship is like a train journey. There are happy moments, boring moments and exciting moments. There is anger and loneliness, and there is forgiveness, and the thread of friendship runs through everything, like rail tracks through the ... read more
From Oliver Jeffers and typographical fine artist, Sam Winston, comes an inspiring and lyrical picture book about a little girl who sails her raft 'across a sea of words' to arrive at the house of a small boy.
There she invites hi... read more
Iggy Peck and Rosie Revere have earned their places among the most beloved children's characters and have inspired countless kids and adults to follow their passions.Determined Ada Twist, with her boundless curiosity for science and l... read more
This is an expansive and generous Welcome to Country from a most respected Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy, beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy.
Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part ... read more
In her follow-up to the internationally acclaimed Home, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world ...even the humblest back garden! With gorgeous, exquisitely-detailed illustration tha... read more
This slapstick postmodern tale is also a profound statement about dictatorship and peaceful revolution, from an award-winning author/illustrator team.
George has no interest in exploring the world. He's far too busy at home baking fine pastries. Or so he tells his friends when they invite him along on their wonderful adventures. But when Pascal digs a little deeper, the real reason Ge... read more
Hold on to your hats! From the Kate Greenaway-winning creator of I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat comes the much-anticipated conclusion to the celebrated hat trilogy.
Two tortoises have found a hat. The hat looks good on both... read more
There was once a little gardener and his garden meant everything to him. He worked hard, very hard, but he was just too little (or at least he felt he was).In this gentle, beautiful tale, Emily Hughes, the celebrated author of "Wild," ... read more