Christmas Always Comes

From the author of many beloved classic picture books comes a book about an Australian Christmas. Beautiful and heartwarming, this is a book that is destined to become a family favourite. ‘Joy comes in the morning’ It’s Christmas Eve in 1932, and Joey, Ellie and their parents are droving cattle in the drought. How will […]

Dippy and the Dinosaurs

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Happy Birthday Wombat

Bestselling Mothball is back – with birthday cake! (Carrot, of course.) She eats, she sleeps, she scratches. But today it’s Mothball’s birthday and it’s time to celebrate! Created by author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, Happy Birthday Wombat is a very funny picture book about enjoying a special day – as seen through the […]

Dippy’s Big Day Out

An Ice Age meets Diary of a Wombat story Dippy is a diprotodon, the BIGGEST, friendliest wombat who lived 100,000 years ago. All Dippy wants is happy friends, a place to sleep and lots to eat. Who knew that could be such an adventure? Based on a concept by Ben Smith Whatley and brought to […]

The Beach They Called Gallipoli

An extraordinary exploration of Gallipoli created by the incredible Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. A hundred years ago, Australians and New Zealanders landed at Anzac Cove, in Turkey. This is the story of Gallipoli as seen from the cove; the story of that beach, where thousands died and legends were born. Created by award-winning duo, […]

Wombat Wins

The school sports day is on and Mothball wombat is competing! She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. But can this wombat win? From the award-winning, bestselling creators of Diary of a Wombat. This is a book about a wombat … winning. Yes, Mothball has become an athlete, albeit a little accidentally. In her never-ending quest […]

Grandma Wombat

This is a cheeky story for grandparents to share with their grandkids’ – Reading Time She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. And like all grandmas, she thinks her grandson is the best-behaved baby ever. But this baby wombat has other ideas … Created by author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, this delightfully funny book […]

Baby Wombat’s Week

The much-loved sequel to the bestselling DIARY OF A WOMBAT He sleeps. He eats. He gets bored. He creates havoc wherever he goes! He’s Mothball’s baby – and he’s even cuter, naughtier and more determined than his mum. Created by writer Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, the award-winning duo of the international bestseller Diary […]

Diary of a Wombat

A delightful and entertaining peek into the life of one very busy wombat! Monday Morning: Slept. Afternoon: Slept. Evening: Ate. Scratched. Night: Ate. A typical day. Don’t be fooled. This wombat leads a very busy and demanding life. She wrestles unknown creatures, runs her own digging business, and most difficult of all – trains her […]