All about Australia
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M&B’s top picks will entertain, educate & inspire a love of reading, music & games A is For Australia By Frané Lessac (Walker Books, $19.99)
Did you know the Daintree Rainforest is 135 million years old? Or that Kakadu has more than 5000 Aboriginal rock art galleries? Take a trip around Australia and learn lots of interesting facts.
Kookaburras Love to Laugh By Laura + Philip Bunting (Scholastic, $16.99)
All Kookaburras love to laugh… except one who is serious and reads the paper. A story about finding your tribe.
Somewhere in the Reef By Marcello Pennacchio & Danny Snell (Scholastic, $24.99)
This rhyming book is an adaptation of the old song ‘Down In the Meadow’, with leaping dolphins, gliding rays and rolling crocs.
Bush Bedtime By Lorette Broekstra (Allen & Unwin, $14.99)
It’s bedtime and all the little bush animals are mucking around. Count down from 10 to one as they crawl, play and dance their way to bed.
Aussie Easter Hat Parade By Colin Buchanan & Simon Williams (Scholastic, $19.99)
It’s Easter and all the animals are having fun creating Easter hats with the flowers, seeds and leaves they find around them.