The Cuddliest Hug

 Available February 2014 from

    Koala Books/Scholastic

'I've lost my mama and

 I'm all in a muddle.

Who's going to give me

My sleepy-time cuddle?'


Little Kanga is looking for his mum.

With the help of his bushland friends,

will he able to find her?


'...this book will hop into your hearts as 

it shows the beautiful bond between parent

and child ...'  :    PRACTICAL PARENTING


'Delightful . . . Sure to become a bedtime fave.'


My First Day at School

     Available October 2013 from

         Windy Hollow Books

      'We line up at the door

      with all the other families . . .

      I shake off Mum's hand and run

      inside to play.'


Meet four very different children – Ari and

Amira, Zach and Zoe – as they meet their

teacher, make friends and laugh their way

through their first day at school.


 * Teachers' Notes available

• If you would like your class to perform scenes from this book, CLICK HERE for the playscript 

Daddies are Lovely

 * Coming in August 2014 from Koala Books

 Daddies are lovely

They're warm and delicious,

They tickle and hug you

and shower you with kisses.


A warm and lively book about the special relationship

between fathers and their children.


Disaster Chef


Ollie's a footy champ, not a chef.

When his brother, Julian, is on a kids' cooking show, Ollie's world turns into a recipe for disaster.

Will Ollie be able to survive on the sidelines?


* Teacher's Notes available for this title


Bindi - Dive in Deeper

Bindi  - Behind the Scenes Book 4

It's time-out for the Irwin clan, and they're holidaying on Lady Elliot Island in Queensland, a beautiful island within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Bindi learns to dive for the first time alongside green turtles but also finds out a lot about sustainability on an island which focuses on reducing its carbon footprint through efficient energy use and waste management.

Bindi - A Ghostly Tale

Bindi  - Behind the Scenes : Book 6

After travelling to the Top End for a croc research trip, the Irwins decide to squeeze in a quick holiday and visit some old friends in a tiny town on the western shores of the Gulf of Carpenteria. But after an encounter with a snubfin dolphin trapped in a ghost net, Bindi begins to realise that all is not well. With ghost nets threatening the town's marine life, Bindi and her friends scramble to make a difference.