Based on a Torres Strait Islander creation story with illustrations by 18-year-old Tori-Jay Mordey. Bakir (rock) and Mar (storm bird) live on a remote island called Egur with their two young children. While fishing on the beach Bakir comes across a very special pelican (Bakirs totem is a... read more
|Author:||Brenton E. McKenna|
|Series:||Ubby's Underdogs Ser.|
Age range 10+ The long-awaited, final book in the Ubby's Underdogs trilogy. It is the late 1940s and Broome, a small pearling town in the heart of an ancient land, is still recovering from WWII. Ubby, a smart, street-wise Aboriginal girl, is the leader of a smal... read more
When only nine years old, Hylton Laurel wrote and illustrated this story about the cocky, heroic frog who becomes a legend of the Noonkanbah Crossing. Hylton is from Millijidee, a tiny, remote community in the WA Kimberley. Ages 5+.
|Author:||The children of Rawa Community School; Alison Lester; Jane Godwin|
Monster Party is an explosion of fun and pure joy. Children will love the hilarious, naughty desert monsters who come out of the ground to have a party on Dora Lake. Eating chips and monster cake, they go `galumphing' all over the place with a drum and a bass! O... read more
Maadjit Walken is the Sacred Rainbow Serpent. She is the mother spirit and creator of Nyoongar Country in the south-west of Western Australia. She formed the landscape and the waterways, and made her first child Maadjit Wagarl, the Sacred Water Snake, the guardian spirit of ... read more
Loongie is a greedy saltwater crocodile who lives among the mangroves at Walaman Creek in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. He has no friends and no-one will come near the creek while he's around. Loongie soon learns why being greedy has its consequences. Ages 4+. (SA: Reception - Year 2).
Age range 3 to 8 Spinifex Mouse is the heartwarming tale of Cheeky, a spinifex hopping mouse, who lives in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Cheeky is an adventurous little mouse who loves to leap high into the air and practice acrobatic tricks. Every morning, when his family... read more
A timeless classic from the Dreamtime. there are innumerable names and stories associated with the Rainbow Serpent, all of which communicate the significance of this being within Aboriginal traditions. Dreamtime stories tell how the Rainbow Serpent came from beneath the ground ... read more
It's challenging to be a military wife. We wave goodbye to our husbands-who sometimes are gone for months at a time-then keep it all going for our families and homes. Others tell us we're strong, but we're not always sure they're right. Military wife Sara Horn understands. She share... read more
Advanced. Speed level 6 (100-110wpm) This book was inspired by the writing of Tammy Damulkurra and was written by the Derby Senior High School English class. New kids at school, roving crocodiles and other exciting things make up the lives of the Backstreet Gang.
The Little Corroborree Frog is a wonderful childrens story that gently introduces the serious plight of one of Australias most endangered species. Jet the corroboree frog is happily taking care of the tadpole ponds when the water starts to dry up and his familys eggs are thr... read more
|Author:||Sally Morgan; Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr (Illustrator)|
A simple, universal story of a day in the life of Little Bird as she sings the world alive, flies with Cloud, travels with Wind, nestles with Moon and dreams of flying among the stars. Sally’s beautiful words and Johnny’s sensitive artwork combine to make this a beaut... read more