Hermit Crabs cover

10 Little Hermit Crabs

Sidestepping slightly from previous picture books, this one is a counting backwards from ten story about a bunch of adventurous little hermit crabs who love the beach and have a knack for getting in (and out) of trouble.

Shane McG has created beautiful illustrations to compliment this fun rhyming story. Great for ages 2-8 years. Published in November 2009 by Allen and Unwin RRP $19.99 hardback. Click here to read a review.

Forthcoming in 2010

Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hair Walker U.S. edition

The U.S. edition of Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hair was published by Walker Books on 5 January 2010. However, this edition has a new illustrator – the wonderfully talented Jennifer Plecas.

The story is essentially the same as the Australian version (illustrated by Cathy Wilcox Lothian Hachette 2006) with minor changes (mom instead of mum etc). Click here to see more of Jennifer’s illustrations and click here to read the reviews.

Ginger McFlea Will Not Clean Her Teeth

The next book in the McFlea series is due for release in March 2010 (Lothian Hachette). This time it’s Jasper’s twin sister, Ginger, who is in the hot seat. She may eat all her tea but when it comes to taking care of her teeth – she’s not so great. Like Jasper McFlea Will Not Eat His Tea this is a funny, rhyming picture book with fabulous illustrations by the incredibly talented, Mitch Vane. Great for ages 3-8 years RRP $28.99 hardback $16.99 paperback.

Forthcoming in 2011

Ella Kazoo Will Not Go To Sleep

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