Shortlisted - Bologna Prize 2016

Books

The Fantasic Recipe Machine

We’ve long been told that little girls are made of sugar, spice and all things nice…but who knew what the surprising and secret recipes were for a giraffe?  Or a lion? 

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Can you find my robot's arm?

One morning, poor robot wakes up to find he is missing an arm. They search the inside of the house and outside the house, but his arm is nowhere to be found.

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Heads and Tails

Heads and Tails - Forthcoming title

It is not an overstatement to claim that Heads and Tails (written and illustrated by John Canty) is a modern landmark in children’s picture books.  

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71 Sheep try soccer

Sheep aren’t exactly renowned for their organisation skills, so when 71 sheep arrange a game of soccer, things are always going to get interesting. When their ball gets stuck in a tree, how will all the sheep cooperate to retrieve it? And when an unexpected danger presents itself, how will the sheep organise themselves to stay safe….and finish their game of soccer?

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King of the Castle

King of the Castle 

When a creative young boy goes to the beach, he sees it as a blank canvas for his imagination and adventure. What starts as a sand castle becomes much, much more....

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Have You Met Scribble?

Scribble and his friend Buttonhole are trying to work out many questions. But when they finally meet an elephant, is it what they were expecting?

 

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It So Happens

It so happens is a picture book like no other. When Albert impulsively decides to go on an adventure, he quickly finds himself in the middle of one whacky situation after another.

 

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The startling story of Lachlan Macquarie

The startling story of Lachlan Macquarie - forthcoming in 2017

The story of Lachlan Macquarie is an important story in the historyof modern Australia that has been largely lost to the current generation of school children. Whilst we've all seen many things named after Macquarie, few realise the important role he played in the Australia we know today.

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The Unlikely Story of Bennelong and Phillip

The Unlikely Story of Bennelong and Phillip is the second book in a series of books from Berbay Publishing on the British settlement of Australia.

 

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What's Your Story?

Do you have a story? Everyone has a story to tell. Sometimes many stories.

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William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times

"William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times" unpeels the layers of some of the most incredible circumstances in Australia's colonial history

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Bake Babushka!

Bake Babushka is a wonderful and vibrant book about two dolls that are very much in love. Calamity ensues when Ivan is sent out by his wife to find cherries for his own birthday cake.

 

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The Songs of Sally Scaredy-pants

From the moment Sally opens the apartment door she finds herself face to face with a monster.

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Angela and the Cherry Tree

Angela wakes up full of hope - she is expecting a visitor.  She prepares her hair, puts on perfume and bakes her specialty - shortbread cookies. She waits, impatiently at times, and finally the little girl arrives.  Her anxiety dissipates and she is at peace.

 

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I am Ivan Crocodile

There is something about Ivan that makes him different from the others six year olds in his class, and they tease him for it. Ivan is able to explain his uniqueness to us: inside, he believes he is a crocodile.

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Three Sardines on a Bench

Three Sardines on a Bench is a humorous and fantastic children's picture book.

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3 Little Culottes

This illustrated children's book is a unique variation of the classic children's fairy tale of the 3 Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. 

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The Prince of Peas

This illustrated children's book is a play on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale 'The Princess and the Pea'.

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Australian Settlement Series Pack

A wonderful collection of the Australian First Settlement series which include paperback editions of What's Your Story?, The Unlikely Story of Bennelong and Phillip and William Bligh: a stormy story

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Short stories of Australia's past

Short stories of Australia's past - forthcoming title in 2017

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