Books for kids
I Don’t Know What to Call My Cat By Simon Philip & Ella Bailey (Simon & Schuster, $24.99)
A cat turns up on a little girl’s doorstep, but what should she call her new pet? As it turns out, pets seem to choose their own names sometimes…
Me Too, Grandma! By Jane Chapman (Scholastic, $15.99)
Mo feels a bit jealous when his baby cousin Bibi comes to visit. Does Grandma have room in her heart for two little owls?
The Thank You Dish By Trace Balla (Allen & Unwin, $19.99)
It’s dinner at Grace’s house and she has a lot of people to thank. This is a heart-warming story about feeling gratitude and being part of a community.
I’ll Never Let You Go By Smriti Prasadam-Halls (Bloomsbury, $12.99)
“When you are high and when you are low, I’ll be holding you tight… and I’ll never let go.” A sweet tale about feeling loved and secure, no matter what happens in life.
There’s Broccoli in My Ice Cream! By Emily MacKenzie (Bloomsbury, $14.99)
Granville loves sweet and sugary things, but won’t touch fruit or vegies. Grandpa Reggie is determined to get Granville to try broccoli, but will his plan work?
First Baby Days: Funny Faces (Hachette, $14.99)
A perfect first book for baby, Funny Faces is filled with sweet animals and has a mirror at the back so bub can see his own face, too.
Nanette’s Baguette By Mo Willems (Walker Books, $16.99)
Nanette needs to get a baguette. She must not forget! Is she set? A funny story about trying to stay on track, and making a fresh start when things don’t go according to plan.
Lucy’s Book By Natalie Jane Prior & Cheryl Orsini (Hachette, $16.99)
Lucy visits the library every week, and there’s one book she loves to borrow over and over. But what happens when the book goes missing?