Picture Books

Books make bedtime easier

Jennifer Minicus | 15 April 2014
Another of Jerry Pinkney's delightful picture books.

Book Reviews

How much do you value books?

Jane Fagan | 21 February 2014
An award-winning author; a "rising star" illustrator

Overscheduled children and overtired parents

Jane Fagan | 25 January 2014
A picture book that highlights family time.

Why do boys love trucks so much?

Jane Fagan | 24 January 2014
A bestselling picture book for nearly three years.

Book Reviews

Do children still use their imagination?

Jane Fagan | 16 December 2013
An Australian Children's Book Council winner.

Book Reviews

A message of goodwill and bonding

Jane Fagan | 06 December 2013
The Australian outback floods.

Why children are wiser (and happier) than adults

Clare Cannon | 20 August 2013
I think G. K. Chesterton would have liked this Caldecott Honor book.

Bob Dylan turns book writer

Jennifer Minicus | 16 August 2013
A captivating combination of music and text.

A picture book “must have”

Jane Fagan | 08 August 2013
A bestseller for bird lovers and an intensely moving story of children's love for their mother.

Not all books should be read sitting down

Emily Castilla | 19 July 2013
Can a young child learn to exercise?

A Picture is Worth a Thousand…Songs?

Emily Castilla | 14 May 2013
A delightful new character has entered the world of picture books.


Jennifer Minicus | 08 April 2013
A story from the Civil War.

Under the Baobab Tree

Jennifer Minicus | 24 March 2013
A simple picture book about village life.

The Stamp Collector

Jennifer Minicus | 20 February 2013
A simple book with a profound message.

That’s What I’d Do

Jennifer Minicus | 28 November 2012
Simply enchanting.

Fun for Animal Lovers

Emily Castilla | 15 November 2012
For children who love animals, these picture books are a fun read.

Audrey and Don Wood

Jennifer Minicus | 23 October 2012
At the suggestion of one of our subscribers,

Book Reviews

The Picture Books of Robert McCloskey

Margaret Hannon | 11 August 2012
Few authors have won as many Caldecott awards as Robert McCloskey.

Book Reviews

A Tour of London: Nelson ‘n’ Deck

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2012
Visiting London for the Olympics? This book makes London fun for kids.

The Biggest Bear

Margaret Hannon | 05 July 2012
A tale of love and duty with a surprise ending.

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