exploring the delights of home, the blessing of a natural environment, and the strength in compromise

exploring the delights of home, the blessing of a natural environment, and the strength in compromise

ages 0 to 8 years
Books about happy homes speak to our need for security, love, generosity and kindness. Books about happy homes that are different to our own also offer the comforting idea that in the midst of tremendous diversity, there is more that connects us than separates us.

The Tree does all of that while extending those same ideas, thoughts and feelings 

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the sweetness of renewed hope

the sweetness of renewed hope

ages 2 to 8 years
There seems to be a visceral human connection to gardens—they’re inspiring and calming. And, as much as visiting any garden lightens the soul, it’s the nurture of our very own gardens that speaks to so many of us. That’s especially true of children. In this story, Mae and her family move from the country to the city and, in the process, leave behind her beloved garden...

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for animal lovers and geography buffs of every age

for animal lovers and geography buffs of every age

A beautiful look at some fascinating animals. Full of detail and fascinating facts, this is a book to mesmerise young animal lovers. Gorgeous & interesting enough for the coffee table too.
ages 2 years to grownup

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intergenerational love and the Orcas of Canada - a tale to prompt one's own family storytelling

intergenerational love and the Orcas of Canada - a tale to prompt one's own family storytelling

Set in Canada, Waiting for the Whales makes a really nice stepping stone to family storytelling. It’s about a grandfather living a simple life of gardening and watching the seasons. It's a picture book to prompt one's own family stories – leading easily to thoughts, memories and 'after' conversations.
ages 4 to 12 years

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creating, caring and letting go - of a planet!

creating, caring and letting go - of a planet!

ages 2 to 8 years
Even when you create and care for a planet, you still need to let it go. Planets are meant to be with the stars after all. But there's still joy and growth along the way and, in the end, you might find something else to create.
 

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the transformative power of time spent in the wild

the transformative power of time spent in the wild

ages 6 to 12 years
An inspiring story about perseverance and appreciating the natural world. A boy and his uncle embark on an amazing hike through the magnificent Grampian mountain ranges. Not everything goes to plan, but there's physical and metaphorical beauty each step of the way.

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an ode to an Australian winter, where snow falls on gum trees

an ode to an Australian winter, where snow falls on gum trees

Set in Australia. A sweet wombat revels in the beauty of an Australian high-country winter, complete with snow on gum trees. A celebration of an Australian winter and the joy of finding your way home.
ages newborn to 8 years

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life is full of adventure, no matter if you're big or small

life is full of adventure, no matter if you're big or small

The grand adventures of a tiny Sea Snail and a ‘gray-blue humpback whale’. The little Sea Snail has lived her entire life on a rock in the dock, but she's not like the other snails – she has an itchy foot! A brilliant book full of great themes.

ages newborn to 6 years

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