Books

The Bear in our Backyard (April 2018)

Written by Emma Middleton
Illustrated by Briony Stewart
Published by Affirm Press

 

‘Does she sleep? Shall we peek?

Is it really Bear?

Shall we sneak outside and see if Bear is really there?’

Tom and Tilly search for the bear who lives in their backyard – will she come out and play?

The Bear in our Backyard is rare tribute to the small and magical moments that mums create every day.

Perfect for families expecting a new baby bear.

 

The Lion in our Living Room

Written by Emma Middleton
Illustrations by Briony Stewart
Published by Affirm Press

The Lion in Our Living Room is a rrrrip-roaring story about dads, the kings of the living room, and the special moments families share. Perfect for reading aloud with a playful parent or lion.

A perfect picture book for reading aloud.’ Thuy On (Junior Bookseller and Publisher Today)

To read more reviews of The Lion in Our Living Room.

Available at all good book stores, online and Big W.

Teacher notes and activities for ‘The Lion in our Living Room’ are available through Lamont Books here.

 

Clover’s Big Ideas

Written by Georgie Donaghey
Illustrations by Emma Middleton
Published by Little Pink Dog Books

“One inspiring little lamb, three mischievous young boys and an unlikely friendship. Being the smallest in the paddock isn’t easy. Clover’s always teased by the other lambs. When Shadow, Stu and Duncan’s teasing goes too far, can Clover and her big ideas rescue them from their own silliness? Discover how Clover shows being little makes her more determined and clever than they could ever imagine.”

Available at all good book stores and online.

 

The Dream Bird

Written by Aleesah Darlison
Illustrated by Emma Middleton
Published by Wombat Books (release date, 1st May 2018)
‘Once upon a time in a faraway land there lived the rarest of rare birds. The Dream Bird.

 

Were You Still Dreaming, Ruby?

Written by Steve McGlaughlin
Illustrated by Emma Middleton
Published by Little Dreams Books
“Ruby was still dreaming when it was time to wake up. She stretched and stretched and rubbed her eyes, but her eyelids just kept closing. Ruby’s dad smiled and whispered in her ear, “Were you still dreaming, Ruby?” Ruby just nodded and snuggled in close …”

Were You Still Dreaming, Ruby? is a beautiful portrayal of the love between a father and his daughter and their shared love of dreams.