The selection of colours, animals and words and the new format makes this the perfect book for toddlers. Each page will depict an Australian word taken from the original book.
As the original edition of Possum and Wattle continues to sell, this board book will provide a different experience for a younger audience.
What do you call a baby...? is an entertaining way for all children to learn the nouns that describe some of our iconic Australian baby animals.
Baby frogs are called tadpoles, but what do we call a baby goanna, a baby eagle, or a baby echidna? This stunning title introduces young children to their amazing names — hatching, eaglet and puggle.
Bin Salleh's exquisite illustrations and pastel colour palette captures the tender bond of an animal 'parent and baby' and makes this little book a truly delightful journey of discovery.
This beautiful board book reflects Australia’s rich multicultural society and shows two-year-olds doing all the things they love—digging at the beach, finger painting and more. Each page is brightly coloured with funky Aussie images and lots to learn.
A delightful picture board book dedicated to toddlers across Australia. These vibrant photographic images of toddlers in action reflect Australia's multicultural community
Counting our Country is a bilingual counting book from Jill Daniels, an Indigenous artist who lives in SE Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
Jill’s paintings of animals found on her country celebrate her distinctive style and playful use of colour. Children will love counting the animals from 1 to 10 as they turn the pages.
Each double-page spread features the name of the animal in Ritharrnu, Jill’s Aboriginal language, and in English. A guide on ‘How to pronounce the Ritharrnu animal names’ appears at the back of the book and encourages readers and young children to see if they can say them.
Counting our Country recognises the value of developing cultural literary by introducing Indigenous language and art in the early years.
"Numbers All Around" Us by Rachael Sarra
Count your way through the incredible artwork of Aboriginal artist Rachael Sarra.
The All Around Us series is a captivating collection of first concepts board books, told through simple narrative.
"ABC of Australian Animals" by Bronwyn Bancroft (Board book)
ABC of Australian Animals is a classic board book from Australia's foremost indigenous illustrator. Inspired by her deep love of country, Bronwyn is a master craftswoman of vibrant, visual narratives, and her way of capturing the beauty of Australia is unparalleled.
ABC of Australian Animals is the stunning companion to 123 of Australian Animals.
"123 of Australian Animals" by Bronwyn Bancroft (Board book)
1, 2, 3 of Australian Animals is a classic board book from Australia's foremost indigenous illustrator. Inspired by her deep love of country, Bronwyn is a master craftswoman of vibrant, visual narratives, and her way of capturing the beauty of Australia is unparalleled.
1, 2, 3 of Australian Animals is the stunning companion to ABC of Australian Animals.
"Karrkin My Body" by Maureen Yanawana. Illustrations by La Grange Remote Community School. Photographs by Wayne Quillam.
This bilingual edition - in Mangala and English introduces non-Indigenous Australians to one of the five languages spoken at Bidyadanga (La Grange). The illustrations by and photographs of the students from La Grange KindiLink and Remote Community School reveal the joy the students felt in making this board book. It's a bright, beautiful and fun board book that is perfect for the youngest readers to learn the names of various parts of their body in their home language.
Karrkin features line drawings and gorgeous photographs, each with arrows pointing to the part of the body being referred to in the text. Young readers will delight in saying the name in Mangala and in English while pointing to the relevant part of the body in the book and on their own body. The book was created at an ILF workshop at Bidyadanga facilitated by ILF ambassador Alison Lester and Jane Godwin.
Bidyadanga Aboriginal Community (La Grange) is located on the Kimberley coast in Western Australia, 1,590 kilometres north of Perth and 180 kilometres south of Broome. Bidyadanga is the largest remote Aboriginal community in Western Australia, with a population of approximately 750 residents.