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Catalogue PICTURE BOOKS

2021

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Your next reading adventure starts here. Imagination | Dreams | Bravery | Mindfulness

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Shadow and the Girl Jeanette Stampone + Demelsa Haughton A giant Girl towers over Shadow. Driven by fear, Shadow runs. Confused, the Girl does the same. But can they really escape from each other? With exquisite illustrations, Shadow and the Girl is an imaginative tale Young readers will be enthralled by the fast-paced story, leading to a heart-warming ending. With themes of bravery and self-acceptance, this book will encourage children to embrace their own shadows and gain self confidence. Themes Imagination | fear | bravery | courage | trust About the author - Jeanette Stampone Jeanette Stampone is an Australian Debut Author who was born and raised in a spooky three-hundred-year-old English house. She spent much of her childhood camping in the garden and grew up with tales of local legends, pixies, ghosts, and fairies. Her mother also read wonderful books every night, instilling Jeanette’s love of stories from an early age. She llives in a small country town in Western Australia with her husband and two boys. About the illustrator - Demelsa Haughton Demelsa is a painter of whimsical and magical imagery. Her work creates a sense of wonder and gives a snapshot of imaginary worlds and characters, often with an injection of quirky, subtle humour. With a background in traditional media, she now paints all of her art in Photoshop on a Cintiq tablet. She lives in North Yorkshire (UK) with her partner and their 3 children.


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 648 6 742 2 1 SEPTEMBER 2021 40pp, HB, 255mm x 250mm x 10mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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A fast-paced story, set in a spectacular surreal setting.

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A book about fear and trust.

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A story about being your own best friend.

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Daisy and Bear and the very ordinary day Haylee Hackenberg + Bianca Pozzi Daisy and Bear live in a small house. They do the same ordinary things every day. But maybe not so ordinary... Follow the adventures of this delightful brother and sister duo as they find the sparkle and fun in the daily routine of family life. With charming pencil illustrations by Bianca Pozzi, this is a delightful book that values innocence, imaginative play and love. Themes Imagination, creativity, play and family relationships and mindfulness. About the author - Haylee Hackenberg Haylee Hackenberg is a debut author and a professional writer from Brisbane, Australia. She shares a home with her family and many rescue animals. For as long as she can remember, Haylee has been fascinated by stories. A shameless book collector, Haylee is passionate about embedding a love of literature in children. When she isn’t at her trusty laptop, Haylee is strolling through forests and finding excuses to visit the beach. Delighted by the whimsy of childhood, Haylee is excited by the opportunity to capture the joy of the everyday through her stories. About the illustrator - Bianca Pozzi Bianca Pozzi is an illustrator whose work is inspired by fairytales and fables, classic illustrations, tiny creatures and the natural world. She works mainly in traditional media–paint and coloured pencils. She works from a tiny studio with a lovely view to a field with horses. Her spectacular client ‘list includes Hallmark, Oopsy Daisy, CR Gibson, RSVP/Sellers Publishing, Fabric Editions, American Greetings, Woodmansterne, Papyrus and many more. She lives in Brazil with her husband, her daughter, Sophia, and her little dog, Mel.


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 648 674209 APRIL 2021 40pp, HB, 255mm x 250mm x 10mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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How to turn family routine into the biggest adventure!

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An ordinary breakfast is so ... French!

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And ordinary bath time is filled with unexpected encounters!

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Claudette Hélène Magisson Loutka is a brilliant puppet maker. All of his creations work perfectly, just as he expects them to. Except for Claudette. She is a rickety misfit who longs for freedom and adventure. What can be done with such a puppet? Loutka doesn’t know. So Claudette stays on the shelf. Until one incredible day …

Themes Independence, freedom, finding your true self


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 648 4502 3 8

OCTOBER 2020 40pp, HB, 315 mm x 235 mm x 11mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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About the author/illustrator Hélène Magisson started her artistic career as a painting restorer in Paris, where she was also trained in the art of medieval illumination. Hélène has illustrated numerous books, including Slowly! Slowly! by T.M. Clark, a CBCA 2018 Notable Picture sof the Year. Originally from France, She lives in Brisbane, Australia. This is Hélène’s first solo title, as an author and illustrator.


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A modern fairytale about freedom and finding one’s true self.

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The Lost Moustache Vikki Conley + Caterina Metti When Frankie finds a moustache, she is completely baffled. Who loses a moustache? Frankie launches an investigation, determined to return the moustache to its rightful owner. Engaging, amusing and delightfully quirky.

Themes Creativity, imagination, curiosity, theatre, dressing-up


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 648 674207

MARCH 2020 40pp, HB, 255mm x 250mm x 10mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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But who loses a moustache? A story with an unexpected ending.

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Snoozette Valentine Paradis + Caterina Metti When the eccentric tea-drinking Snoozette boils her kettle, she has no idea of the ethereal experiences ahead of her. Strolling through the sky, concocting potions with raindrops, eating fairy floss and even collecting clouds! But is Snoozette dreaming it all? Or could she possibly be awake? This whimsical story takes the reader on a gentle journey through a character’s mind. Children will be captivated by the transformation of swirling steam clouds into everyday objects, throwing Snoozette into a series of perplexing situations.

Themes The wonder of imagination, daydreaming, boredom, inventing.


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 6484852 09

JUNE 2019 40pp, HB, 255mm x 350mm x 10mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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Exploring imagination, day dreaming, and the importance of boredom to create.

A book about imagination, daydreaming and the importance of using boredom to reinvent oneself.

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Miss Eliza Flowerdew can nearly touch the ceiling Brenda Gurr + Hélène Magisson Do we keep growing up and up as we grow older? Lucy’s mum is taller than her. Her grandad is even taller. So Lucy longs to take a peek at the very elderly Miss Eliza Flowerdew - at her age [99] she might even be able to touch the ceiling. But is Lucy brave enough to find out the truth? This is a magical story that explores how we can make incorrect assumptions about people. Along with Lucy, children will discover the rich experiences that make up a long life, the importance of memories, and how the most unlikely friendships can be formed.

Themes Growing up, friendship, curiosity, intergenerational relationships, memories


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 648 5023 02

NOVEMBER 2019 40pp, HB, 255mm x 250mm x 10mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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A story about growing up and up and up ...

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HUGO

The boy with the curious mark

Yohann Devezy + Manuela Adreani HUGO was born with a beautifully curious mark. Although it is something special, HUGO is concerned: he has never seen a rainbow mark on anyone else. Determined to find that someone else, HUGO sets out on a rollercoaster of emotions and adventure. He searches crowded spots in his city, experiencing a rich array of human difference, but his quest seems to be in vain. But just as he gives up, something amazing happens ...

Themes Diversity, acceptance, difference, kindness, LGBTIQ+


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Children’s picture book

ISBN 978 0 6484502 07

MAY 2019 40pp, HB, 255mm x 250mm x 10mm RRP AU$26.99 NZ$28.99

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Celebrating diversity

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Catalogue 2021 - Picture Books  

Your next reading adventure starts here! Beautiful picture books, by Red Paper Kite.

Catalogue 2021 - Picture Books  

Your next reading adventure starts here! Beautiful picture books, by Red Paper Kite.

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