Scout and the Rescue Dogs

Scout and the Rescue Dogs by Dianne Wolfer with illustrations by Tony Flowers is oozing with community spirit in the face of adversity, layered, authentic and endearing characters, a glimpse into the world of community outreach by truckies and gorgeous dogs needing to find their forever homes. This story seamlessly weaves together in a riveting […]

The Letterbox Tree

The Letterbox Tree by Rebecca Lim and Kate Gordon is a speculative fiction story about Tasmania under climate threat, a story that highlights how the behaviours, values and actions of today impact future generations. This tale serves as a window into a future, where Australia has been adversely affected by climate change and provides a […]


Title:  Global Authors: Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin Illustrator: Giovanni Rigano                                                                               Publisher:  Hachette Australia Publication date: 26 April, 2023 RRP: $32.99 (AUD) – Hardback Global written by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin and illustrated by Giovanni Rigano, the creators of the acclaimed graphic novel Illegal, in their latest gripping, powerful and hopeful eco-fiction graphic novel, tell a story […]

The Tantrum That Saved the World

The Tantrum That Saved the World co-authored by Megan Herbert and Professor Michael E. Mann and illustrated by Megan Herbert, is a timely book that would make an invaluable addition to any library collection about climate change, activism and hope. This empowering and highly engaging solution focussed story, written for readers 5-9 years, in rhyming […]


Title: Egg Author:  Clare Atkins Illustrator: Harrison Vial Publisher: University of Queensland Press – UQP Publication date: 2 August 2022 Themes: Belonging,  refugees, xenophobia, discrimination, fear of the unknown, kindness, acceptance and climate change Additional notable information: Teachers’ notes can be downloaded from the UQP website here Egg by Clare Atkins and illustrated by Harrison Vial is […]

It’s Up to Us: A Children’s Terra Carta for Nature, People and Planet

It’s Up to Us: A Children’s Terra Carta for Nature, People and Planet by Christopher Lloyd, foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales with illustrations by 33 illustrators from around the world. This is a powerful, thought-provoking non-fiction book featuring a story of hope and activism and is “based on the Terra Carta – a […]