Finn knows his brother is gone. But he also knows that Hamish sent the beautiful white feather on his doorstep.
Finn runs to shows his mother the feather from Hamish, but she only gives him a big hug. In school, Finn’s teacher responds similarly. Why isn’t anyone as excited as he is? Finn sits quietly, cradling the beautiful, amazing feather. “Why did Hamish give it to you?” asks his friend, Lucas. “Maybe he wanted to say hi?” wonders Finn. “Maybe,” Lucas says, “Hamish wanted you to have fun with it.”
Finn’s Feather is a story about resilience and memory – about a child, his brother and a friend who meets him where he is.
Recommended for ages 5+.$16.99
Let’s take a walk down High Street and discover the variety of jobs that grown-ups do. We will pop into each building to see what they wear, what tools they use and what they make and do.
What will I do when I Grow Up? uses detailed and elegant water colour artwork that invites children to discover the diversity of occupations including teachers, chefs, builders and scientists.
Recommended for ages 3+.$26.99
Roland Harvey and his new pelican friend are off on an adventure to walk, fish, canoe, raft, windsurf, sail, paddle-steam, houseboat and even fly their way along the Murray River, from its smallest beginnings in the high country to where it meets the sea.
Together they discover the story of the river: its secrets, history, ecology, people and animals. And you're invited, too!
A delight for ages 5+.$15.99
Found in Melbourne is a counting book, a story of friendship, and so much more. Beautifully illustrated it celebrates landmarks and attractions in Australia's most liveable city.
There is so much to do in marvellous Melbourne – places to see and new friends to meet. Whether you live in Melbourne, are planning your first visit, or are just curious – what will you find in this vibrant city?
Recommended for ages 3+.$24.99
Believing wholeheartedly that children preferred food to fairies, Norman Lindsay concocted a recipe for success that has lingered for one hundred years. Here are the adventures of Sam Sawnoff, Barnacle Bill and Albert, the cut-and-come again pudding, who requires 'politeness and constanteatin'.
This beautifully designed edition of a perennial favourite also includes a section, 'From the Publisher's Archives' that contains a fascinating collection of correspondence between Norman Lindsay and his publisher.
In print since 1918, this handsome slipcase edition is the perfect gift and is sure to whet the appetite of all 'puddin' fanciers'. Recommended for ages 8+.$49.99
Butterflies are beautiful but they have some very odd habits – welcome to their secret world.
Did you know that butterflies taste with their feet, do a dark red poo when they come out of their chrysalises and that some drink the tears of crocodiles? How does the world look to them, do they ever sleep and how are some of them able to fly so high? This book will open your eyes to these magical creatures around us.
Recommended for ages 6+.$19.99