Checkout the latest titles from our EK Books for kids range – Great Stories, Great Characters, Great Message. For all EK Titles, teacher notes, videos and resources, see the EK Books dedicated website: EKBooks.org

 

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Lucky Horse Shoes

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Due for release ANZ August 2022


Captivated by the glamour of elegant hats and high-heeled shoes, a spirited racehorse named Lucky, who is the fastest horse in the stable, becomes determined to emulate race-day fashion in the quest to win the cup, only to discover that the best shoes to wear in order to win the race are her own lucky horse shoes—an amusing and light-hearted story of the pros and cons of impractical footwear.


Specifications :Hardcover | 245x 245mm | 32 Full Cover

 

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

 

Granny Smith

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Due for release ANZ June 2022


The original Granny Smith was in fact more famous in her lifetime for being the local midwife than she was for her now internationally acclaimed green apples, hence her name. In 1868, Maria Ann Smith, then 69 years old, found the seedling growing by a creek on her property near Sydney. She believed that the seedling had grown from French crab apples. Granny Smith began to cultivate this new apple tree. With patience and resilience, from little things, big things grow, including love.


Specifications: 9780648964100 | Hardcover| 245 x 245mm  | 32 Pages | Full Colour

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Cock-A-Doodle-Doo!

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Due for release  ANZ June 2022


Richie the rooster loved waking up the farm. He loved it so much that he began to crow earlier and earlier. Again and again! Stop, everyone cried. But Richie wouldn’t stop. Until one day…

A hilarious story about how sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, by an acclaimed author and illustrator team.


Specifications: 9780648964094 | Hardcover | 245 x 245mm | 32 Pages | Full Colour

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Peanut

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A humorous jungle adventure about a troop of mischievous monkeys who while helping a lost and rather noisy baby elephant named Peanut, to find his mamma, discover that elephants can climb trees. Even more surprising they discover that enormous hungry crocodiles can shimmy up a tree even faster than an elephant. The monkeys reunite Peanut with his mamma, while a crocodile wonders how he’s going to get down from the tall tree he’s just climbed.


SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964087 | 245mm x 245mm | Hardcover | 32 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Buster Follows His Nose

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A story demonstrating the loyalty of a blind and faithful old sheepdog named Buster, who is always diligent in his duty of guarding and protecting Tilly, the youngest and most vulnerable member of the family when she becomes lost in the Australian bush. By following his nose Buster can easily lead Tilly home, but he can’t make her understand what he wants. He stays with Tilly and looks after her all through the night, keeping her warm and warning wild dingoes to stay away until the search party of family and friends, alerted by Buster’s barking, eventually find them in the early morning mist.


SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964070 | Hardcover |245 x 245mm  | 32 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

 

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

A Squiggly Line

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Available now in ANZ, UK/US Due for release in July 2022


A funny and exciting adventure into the power of positive thinking and discovering your creative abilities. A little mouse begins a journey with a pencil and a blank page…he doesn’t know what he’s going to encounter along the way, but he does know he has to be imaginative. Even though his drawing is squiggly and messy and messy at first, he soon develops confidence and finds success.


SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648652816| 245mm x 245mm | Hardcover | 32 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

 

Big Boss

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 Available now in ANZ release date for UK/US July 2022


A sleeping boy dreams about scary monsters, but he’s not frightened of them, as he’s the boss and the monsters must obey him. He orders them not to scare children anymore and to dance and to smile big monster smiles. They continue to do as they’re told as they’re terrified of the boy who is the big boss. In the morning, however, his mother proves to be the Big Boss!


SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964063| 245mm x 245mm | Hardcover | 32 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

 

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication


The Secret of Sapling Green

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Sapling Green is a gentle, quiet girl with a secret she is scared to show the world. Wynn Farthing is funny and noisy, and the best at climbing high into the branches of the old schoolyard tree. One terrible day, after a storm, the gardener says the tree has to come down. Can Sapling use her secret to save the day?

This beautifully illustrated, heart-warming and relatable story is an important reminder that our differences are our strengths, and we should always accept each other for who we are.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Who Farted?

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Was it you or was it me? A discreet bottom burp, long winded, infusing the air with a deadly pong. Perhaps it was a royal trump, or a princely purp created by the Queen’s gaseous corgis. Everyone loves a fart!

A stinker of a tale, full of embarrassment, mayhem and laughter, where nobody ever asks the question that’s too rude to mention … who farted?

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964056 | 230mm x 260mm | Paperback | 32 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Night Lights

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release 10th May 2022 in UK/US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

This story recounts the childhood memories of cousins growing up with their grandparents deep in the Malaysian countryside. In a time without the glare and distraction of modern technology, they discover the brilliance of nature by moon and candlelight.

The story is an immersion in Malaysian culture and nature.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648652847 | 245mm x 245mm | Hardback | 40 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Star

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release 9th November 2021 in UK/US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

Star is the story of The Nativity told from the rather unusual perspective of The Christmas Star. Like all Nativity based stories it’s a story of Love, Wonder and Sacrifice. There are also themes of friendship, self-doubt and finding one’s place in the world/ finding and sharing one’s gifts and talents.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964001| 245mm x 245mm | Hardback | 40 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Glint of Gold

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release 12th April 2022 in UK/US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

A beautifully illustrated book that has a number of positive messages to help younger people grow with a positive mindset and outlook on life.

It’s there every day if you look for it. The glint of gold. It’s in the white blossom of our plum tree against a blue sky. Or the sparkles Jack Frost leaves on the drive to school…

A heart-warming story to inspire awareness, gratitude and positive thinking.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964032| 245mm x 245mm | Hardback | 40 pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

The Cat Thief

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release 8th February 2022 in UK/US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

Olive would love to own a pet cat but her plan to steal one doesn’t seem to be working. Olive has another idea. Will she finally find the cat of her dreams?

A humorous picture book for young children up to eight years. The book includes some intertextuality which will amuse adults reading the book out loud. Cheeky, fun illustrations encapsulate Olive’s unfortunate efforts as a cat thief.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648964018 | Hardback | 251 x 251mm / 9.9 x 9.9in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

Toy Mountain

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Sam’s dreams seem to have come true when he becomes a toy tester for the Tiny Hands Toy Factory, and his house is filled with plastic toys in all sorts of shapes and colours. But one by one and plonk by plonk, his shiny new toys start to break. Soon enough, Sam has a mountain of broken toys that just won’t stop growing!

This whimsically illustrated story highlights the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by ‘consumer culture’, and empowers children to take sustainability into their own hands.

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SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback |245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Cookie

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Shortlisted The Forevability Awards 2021 – Open Picture Book Category


Cookie loves Girl more than anything – even chasing balls and smelling smells! Sometimes Girl is too sad to play with Cookie, but that’s okay because Cookie is good at sad. You can lick it off, you know.

With beautiful words and playful illustrations, Cookie is both a heart-warming tale about the love between a dog and their person, and a sensitive exploration of depression and anxiety. From dog-lovers to children who share Girl’s feelings, everyone can learn something from this inseparable pair.

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SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Mr Ming & The Mooncake Dragon

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Out now in ANZ. Due for release 10th August 2021 in UK/US/CAN – pre-order your copy now!

Colourful lanterns are an important part of the mid-autumn festival celebrations, as are the mooncakes which Mr Ming sells in his shop. Everyone agrees that Mr Ming’s mooncakes are the most delicious they have ever tasted. They all want to know what the secret recipe is, but Mr Ming won’t tell them or even let them peep inside his kitchen. That’s because he has another secret, a secret even bigger than his marvellous mooncake recipe. What can it be?

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648652878 | Hardback | 251 x 251mm / 9.9 x 9.9in | 36 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books

What If … ?

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Available now 

For Issy, and many more little worriers, ‘what if…’ are two small words that lead to uneasy feelings. But maybe they can be used for something a little more fun…

In this colourful adventure, ‘what ifs’ become springboards for happiness and imagination. Why worry about monsters under the bed when you could wonder what if the clouds were purple and orange and green? Children will delight in this playful exploration of words and their power to change how we feel, turning anxiety into wonder.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820973 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Stephen Hawking

Scientists Who Changed the World

Stephen Hawking advanced our understanding of the universe more than any other scientist of his day. His career was intrinsically tied to his impact on society, and he was a source of inspiration to many people who also fought the odds to achieve their dreams.

This beautifully designed biography will teach young readers what Hawking learned about black holes and time, why he believed that humans must live on other planets, and how his discoveries have changed our understanding of the world!

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The ‘Scientists Who Changed the World’ series looks at some of the world’s greatest scientists and how their work and discoveries changed society. It takes the social and theological forces that affected scientists in each individual era and examines how their discoveries in turn helped shaped the world around them, both at the time and in the future.

 

Specifications: 9781925820720 | Hardback | 235 x 184mm / 9 x 7in | 64 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

A Boy, his Bear and a Bully

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Scott takes his bear, Buttons, to school with him every day to help him feel brave. He has to, because every day, Duncan is mean to him. When Buttons goes missing though, Scott has to look elsewhere to find his brave, and much to his surprise, he does.

A Boy, his Bear and a Bully addresses the global issue of bullying in a hopeful, gentle way. It is an inspiring conversation starter for children, carers, and professionals, providing guidance for anyone who wishes they could be brave.

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SPECIFICATIONS:  Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Yes! No.

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Out now in ANZ! Due for release in UK/US/CAN 10th August 2021 – pre-order your copy now!

Yes! No. is a fun graphic story for animal lovers. Using just 19 words in total (‘Yes’ and ‘No’ repeated), it tells the action-packed tale of a raccoon’s efforts to steal freshly baked pie from a home, and the antics which follow as it alternates between winning and losing, finally being thwarted by the home’s pets and small human.

The story explores themes of persistence, friendship and sharing, and is suitable for fans of books like Jeff Mack’s Mine! and Gillian Rubinstein’s Dog In, Cat Out.

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

SPECIFICATIONS: 9780648256397 | Hardback | 245 x 245mm / 9.5 x 9.5in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | Little Pink Dog Books