If you’re still on the hunt for festive gifts, a picture book might well make the perfect present. Our shelves are bursting with beautifully designed titles to suit a range of ages and interests – here are some favourites from our Summer Reading Guide!
Numerical Street by Hilary Bell & Antonia Pesenti ($24.99)
The talented team behind the popular Alphabetical Sydney are back, and their latest bright and colourful volume takes young readers on a trip along Numerical Street. Guided by fun rhyming text, they’ll discover a numerical treat on every page!
ABC Dreaming by Warren Brim (17.95)
This stunning ABC book by Queensland artist Warren Brim introduces children to the alphabet and the unique beauty of Indigenous art through vibrant illustrations of Australian animals.
The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubac and Sarah Ardizzone ($29.99)
The adorable story of an unlikely friendship. When a dungarees-wearing lion and a bird with a broken wing meet one autumn day, they soon find themselves swapping stories in front of the fireplace and going on sleigh rides together – until spring brings the arrival of other birds …
Footpath Flowers by JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith ($24.95)
A gorgeous tale about gift-giving, this wordless picture book tells the story of a little girl who collects wild flowers. Each one she gathers becomes a gift for a person or animal – and in every case, the gift recipients are transformed by their encounter.
My Dog Bigsy by Alison Lester (special price: $19.99)
A fun story about a little dog who causes a big commotion on the farm! A cute and engaging story from one of Australia’s favourite picture book authors, this is a great choice for toddlers and young animal lovers.