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SB2-high-res-coverSherlock Bones and the Sea-Creature Feature

Junior Fiction Graphic Novel

Allen and Unwin, Sept 2020

Rumor has it there’s a monster in the museum’s newest exhibit. Can Sherlock Bones and his quirky team of detectives crack the case?













Ten Sleepy Sheep

Penguin Random House Australia, August 2020

Night-time has fallen and the farm is asleep, time for you to count your sheep.

Count along with our baby animals as a farm in the Australian bush goes to sleep.

A perfect bedtime book for small children, introducing the concept of counting down from ten.









Cover for Look, Baby! Picture bookLook, Baby!
Picture Book

Written by Janeen Brian, Illustrated by Renee Treml

Little Book Press, August 2020

Look, Baby! is perfect for parents to introduce and talk about the world with their baby. The clever cut-out design helps parents show their child how to look around them at all the different and exciting things there are to see. Work together to spot all the fun hidden items throughout the book.












cover-roo-knows-blueRoo Knows Blue
Picture Book

Puffin Books: Penguin Random House Australia 2020

Roo knows the colour blue… but does she know other colours too? A book for kids to sing along with and help a silly kangaroo learn her colours.

Shortlisted for the 2020 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (Birth – 3 years)

Download the free Roo Knows Blue Activity Pack here.









So She Did: The Story of May Wirth
Historic Non-fiction Picture Book

Written by Simi Genziuk, Illustrated by Renee Treml

Affirm Press 2019

At a time when girls weren’t encouraged to be bold and daring, Australian circus rider May Wirth lived by her own rules.







Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery

Junior Fiction Graphic Novel

Allen and Unwin 2019

Shortlisted for the 2020 Davitt Award for Best Children’s Crime Novel.

Shortlisted for the 2020 Readings Children’s Book Prize

Shortlisted for the 2019 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (8-10 years)

Shortlisted for the 2019 Aurealis Award for Best Graphic Novel/Illustrated Work

When the world’s most valuable gemstone goes missing, it’s up to one kooky little skeleton and his stuffed best mate to solve the mystery.













Sleep tight, Platypup

Penguin Random House Australia 2019

CBCA 2020 Notable Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Shortlisted for the 2019 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (Birth – 3 years)

A cosy story for anyone who’s still just a little bit afraid of the dark.










excuseme please sorry thankyouManners Books

Excuse Me, Please, Sorry and Thank You

Lake Press 2018

written by Kate Bucknell
illustrated by Renee Treml


Gorgeous little books to help children learn about good manners.













Colour for Curlews

Who could resist a little dab of colour? Discover the joy of colours and clour mixing with a cast of clever Australian birds, and of course, a wombat.

Wombat Books 2018

(First published by Random House Australia 2013)

Download your FREE PDF Colour for Curlews colouring page.








Wombat Big, Puggle Small

Penguin Random House Australia 2017

Shortlisted for the 2018 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (Birth – 3 years)

Come along for some big fun with a wombat joey and an echidna puggle.











Ten Little Owls

Ten Little Owls

Penguin Random House Australia 2016

CBCA Notable Book Early Childhood for 2017

Shortlisted for the 2016 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (birth – 3 years)

What happens when the sun goes down in Australia? Count along with our adorable nocturnal animals.








Moon Dance

Scholastic Australia 2016

written by Jess Black / Illustrated by Renee Treml

Join us by the light of the moon for a dance with our Australian animals.









high-res-LittleWombatCoverOnce I Heard a Little Wombat

Penguin Random House Australia 2015

Awarded the 2015 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (Birth – 3 years)

Awarded the 2016 Environment Award for Children’s Literature (Picture Fiction)

Hop and dig and howl with a beautiful cast of baby Australian animals.







Daddy, You’re Awesome

Scholastic Australia 2015

written by Laine Mitchell / illustrated by Renee Treml

Celebrating Dads of every kind.







TGGM-new-cover-PBThe Great Garden Mystery

Random House Australia 2014

Shortlisted for the 2015 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award (3-5 years)

Join us in the garden to unravel  the mystery of the missing beetroots.

FREE teacher’s resources are available from Penguin Random House.









cover-bbOne Very Tired Wombat

Random House Australia 2012

Shortlisted for the 2013 CBCA Crichton Award for New Illustrators

Count along as one very tired wombat tries to get some sleep.


FREE Colouring Page for teachers, parents, librarians and carers – download PDF here.