2017 has given us so many weird and wonderful children’s books filled with cheeky triangles, friend-eating monsters and adorable sloths that are veeeeeeeeeery sloooooooooow…
It’s no secret that here at Angus & Robertson Bookworld, we love a great picture book as much as our little readers do!
So much so, that we put all our favourites into this list - these are picture books that will be beloved by both little ones and parents alike!
All his friends work in big city banks, and they never stop going on about how much they love it. Duck doesn't think a job in a big city bank sounds very exciting, but he picks one out of the paper, gets an interview, and gets the job.
It's not long before he realises that the job is NOT for him. He needs to follow his heart and his dream of being an artist. He quits his job at the bank and makes a decision.
He is going to be an artist! He puts all the pictures he has drawn into a portfolio and goes off for another interview. He gets the job! He loves the job!
Duck is a semi-autobiographical book about being honest with yourself, with what you want to do long term, and about taking pride in what you love. And above all else, that easy work will never satisfy you.
This is a book for anyone who has a bum or knows someone with a bum. It's a celebration of my bum and your bum and the whole world's bum.
From bestselling author Kate Mayes and award-winning illustrator Andrew Joyner comes The Bum Book, the only book about bums you'll ever need.
He's back! And, once again, this cheeky blue character does not want you to open this book or turn its pages.
What reason does he have this time?
This fun story will delight children and adults alike.
Keep turning the pages and find out what happens when you reach the end all over again, if you dare!
Brilliant and hilarious illustrations by Heath McKenzie bring children's new favourite character to life once more.
What's at the top of the ladder? Is it a hat? Is it a cat? Is it a snail on a whale?
Simple, playful and absurdist, this new picture book by Marc Martin is about imagination and creativity.
Reminiscent of Press Here by Herve Tullet, Dr Seuss and I Want my Hat Back by Jon Glasson.
From countries near and far, many have made their home in Australia, sharing it with the original inhabitants, and living in peace beneath the Southern Star.
Mem Fox celebrates Australia's incredible multicultural heritage in this beautiful book illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh.
He is going to play a sneaky trick on his friend, Square. Or so Triangle thinks. . . .
With this first tale in a new trilogy, partners in crime Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen will have readers wondering just who they can trust in a richly imagined world of shapes.
Visually stunning and full of wry humor, here is a perfectly paced treat that could come only from the minds of two of today’s most irreverent and talented picture book creators.
In fact, he's a great, big SHOW-OFF. But when ANOTHER star appears at the photo shoot,
Pig doesn't like it. No, Pig doesn't like it at ALL...
I just ate my friend. He was a good friend. But now he is gone. Would you be my friend?
A hilarious story about the search for friendship and belonging... and maybe a little bit about the importance of impulse control... from an amazing new creator.
Amy's family is speedy! They are always in such a rush that there is no time to talk or play until the afternoon Amy brings home a sloth. Then things start changing very, very slowly...
A timely tale about enjoying the little things in life from award-winning author Margaret Wild.