by Peter Rondel (illustrated by Frances Hutt)
Michael befriends a magpie that is smarter than he is. The magic of Merlin The Magician reaches across the years to the present day, and suddenly, the two worlds are joined by the magpie’s secret. Beautifully illustrated, suitable for ages 8 to 12.
written and illustrated by Jeffery E Doherty
The park calls to Marina. It tugs at a place deep in her chest but the thought of meeting the children who play there sends her into a breathless panic.
This beautiful story deals with issues of bullying, anxiety and being different, issues increasingly relevant to children of all ages. The story will delight any reader who has ever felt awkward, lonely or anxious. Suitable for children aged 7 to 12.
The Adventures of Teddy and Karl: Stories For Bedtime
by Rolf Svensen (illustrated by Jeffery E Doherty)
When Karl and Teddy meet Flora the nature fairy she gives them the power to speak with the animals. What a surprise!
Join Teddy and Karl in 10 stories of adventure and wonder, as they explore the bush around Karl’s farm.
Teddy and Karl’s adventures are designed to make bedtime something to look forward to and generate quality time for parents and carers with their small ones when they put them to bed. These stories will put smiles on faces and happy dreams in hearts.
The Adventures of Ursus the Bear
by Jack Eason (illustrated by Frances Hutt)
Ursus the Honey Bear is a special bear cub: he was born with silver-coloured fur. This makes him special in the bear community but it did cause some fuss at first. None of this concerns Ursus, as he is a playful bear and would rather spend all his waking hours exploring the world around him, and making new friends. Like all bear cubs, he loves adventure.
The Adventures of Ursus the Bear contains six stories of adventure, each concluding with a lesson Ursus has learned, a moral.
Ursus’ Great Adventure
Ursus and the Lost Bumblebee Home
Ursus and the Monster Below
Ursus Finds a Big Hole in the World
Ursus gets a Sister
“We’re ginomees, it says so right here. Look! G-N-O-M-E-S spells ginomees!”
A group of discarded garden ginomees turn their backs on the boredom of a lifetime in the garden and set out in search of adventure. When a good deed goes wrong, Noname and his friend Flutey are forced to fly over the Tripletoe Mountains to win back the hats stolen by a band of wild ginomees.