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The Bad Tooth Fairy

USD $18.99 Tax Included

Due for Release  ANZ June 2024   / Rest of world March 25


Hally Toe-Siss is a selfish and wasteful tooth fairy who does all the things that fairies aren’t supposed to do, such as judo, karate and kung fu. Having used up all his fairy dust on some rather silly spells he’s now unable to perform any magic for the fairy queen’s birthday party. Hally needs to collect another tooth to make more fairy dust but none of the children on his list have lost a tooth yet. Whatever shall he do?
Fortunately, with help from Grandma, Hally improvises and discovers the joy of giving.


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

 

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

 

Today

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Due for Release ANZ April 2024 / Rest of the World October 2024


Today is a story about the beauty we find in everything. A child ventures out with his best friend – a bear, and the two enjoy a day of realization and acceptance. A joyous celebration of love and friendship.

Today sends a message that little things are special and fun which makes this is great read-aloud book. The child in the story shows that every day is full of possibilities – especially TODAY!

Today inspires imagination and fun. It’s an empowering story for making choices and celebrating life to the fullest and to find a piece of ourselves. It clearly shows that a bear is the little child’s best friend, as they play and share together.


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

 

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication

 

Cats & Us

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Due for release  in Novemeber


Cats and Us provides a fresh, informed and fun look at our relationship with our animal companions. Featuring adorable photography, classic and contemporary observation and research, quotes and extracts, it will simultaneously delight and inform anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the cat-human relationship. Perfect for the growing number of curious cat owners, and anyone who wishes to give them a joyful and meaningful gift.

Specifications: Hardback | 180 x 180mm  | 144 Pages | Colour

Dogs & Us

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Due for release  in Novemeber


Dogs and Us provides a fresh, informed and fun look at our relationship with our animal companions. Featuring adorable photography, classic and contemporary observation and research, quotes and extracts, it will simultaneously delight and inform anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the human-dog relationship. Perfect for the growing number of dog owners who want to know more, and anyone who wishes to give them a joyful and meaningful gift.

Specifications: Hardback | 180 x 180mm  | 144 Pages | Colour

Horti-Curious

A Gardener’s Miscellany of Fascinating Facts and Remarkable Plants

Due for release  in October 2024  (ANZ only)


This wonderfully diverse collection of facts, figures and foliage is a celebration of plants, gardens and gardening. All things horticultural can be found here, from the phantasmagorical to the practical and everything in between. Delve into the cut-throat world of the plant hunters. Meet the first garden gnomes. Find a recipe to create a cocktail flower garden. See the world through the eyes of a bee. Here is a book to inspire gardeners and dig down into all aspects of a horticultural world where plants can heal and hurt, attack and retreat, survive and even come back from the dead.

Specifications: Hardback | 230 x 172mm  | 224 Pages |200+ Colour Images

Secrets of Great Botanists

USD $24.99 Tax Included

And What They Teach Us About Gardening

Due for release  in October 2024  


Welcome to the lives of 35 botanists from our past and present, driven by an insatiable desire to learn and discover, whose study of plants revolutionised the scientific world and increased our understanding of the importance plants have on our survival. Illustrated with beautiful period botanical watercolours and vibrant photographs, this inspiring and practical guide delves into the qualities that brought them success and shows what ordinary gardeners can learn from their legacies

Specifications: Paperback | 230 x 170mm  | 224 Pages

Urban Beekeeping

USD $39.99 Tax Included

The city as a hive

Due for release  in October 2024  


Urban Beekeeping is both an in-depth instruction manual for creating hives in urban spaces, and an exploration of why reshaping our cities to make space for nature is vital. Written by the Head Beekeeper for the Australian Parliament, it is informed by extensive experience in beekeeping, instruction and honey production. Readers will learn step by step how to set up a thriving urban hive, and the wider importance of this as sustainable local food production and creating space for native species.

Specifications: Hardback | 242 x 184mm  | 256 Pages

The Happiness Trap Cards

50 ACT-Based Prompts, Practices and Reflections to Help You Stop Struggling and Start Living

Due for release  in September 2024  (ANZ only)


Following on from the million-copy bestseller The Happiness Trap, this beautifully presented card set introduces the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in a fresh and accessible format. Each card features a key concept of ACT, and on the reverse a practical teaching for the reader to apply in their daily life. Readers will be empowered to prioritise their true values, deal with difficult emotions and engage fully in what matters, building authentic happiness from the inside out.

Specifications: 50 cards + 4-page booklet, boxed | 146 x 95 mm

The Humongous Humdingle Family and the Tiny House

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Due for release  February 2025


Things are a bit squashy and noisy in the Humdingle family home, with three generations living under one tiny roof. It’s easy to see why they sometimes wish they didn’t have to share quite so much. But when their wishes are granted, perhaps they’ll find that there was something special about living in their tiny house after all. A vibrant story about minimalism, multi-generational living, family connections and the importance of appreciating what we have.


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

The Last Seed Keeper

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Due for Release March 2025


In a world that has forgotten about nature, two girls live on opposite sides of society. Skyler exists above the clouds in a haven of boundless technology, while Ivy is a Groundling, roaming the surface of the Earth, eking a living from the rubble of the past. Then Ivy makes a discovery that changes everything, and brings their lives crashing together. A tense, heart-pounding and empowering read about corruption, environmentalism, and what we would do if nature gave us a second chance.


SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm | Paperback | 256 Pages |  EK Books | The Last Seed Keeper, #1

The Mosaic

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Due for release  October 2024


Frankie discovers that beautiful things can be made from broken pieces, in this sensitive and hopeful picture book about family separation. Inspired by the author’s conversations with her own children, The Mosaic is a uniquely personal story that aims to help children navigate the overwhelming emotions brought about by big changes such as their parents separating. A celebration of art and resilience, this is a beautifully illustrated book to be cherished by anyone looking for comfort and joy.


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

Too Many Acorns

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Due for release  September 2024


When Patrick suffers a huge loss, he finds comfort in holding an acorn that drops at his feet. The more acorns he collects, the less empty he feels…but as the house fills with acorns, events quickly overtake him. Can Patrick and Dad find a way to move past the acorn chaos and cope with their grief together? An uplifting story about resilience, connection, and growth, perfect for sharing with little ones who are experiencing the loss of a loved one, or any other emotional upheaval.


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

Game On: Critters

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Due for Release Septemeber 2024


Gaming-obsessed brothers Max and Liam are back, and they’re in for another adventure of CATASTROPHIC proportions. It all goes wrong when a rogue app transforms them from human boys into fleas, and it only gets worse from there. The speed a cheetah can run and the acidity of pigeon poo have never been more important. A laugh out loud, fast-paced adventure full of comic-style illustrations that bring the action to life and will absorb even the most reluctant of readers.


SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm | Paperback | 216 Pages | B& W Illustrations | EK Books | Game On # 3

The Welcome Cookies

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Due for release  September 2024


Mabel loves visiting Miss Plum’s Sugar Plum Café and drawing pictures for the arty-smarty wall. But one day, Mabel finds the café under renovation by someone new. She misses her favourite café, and she misses Miss Plum’s smiles. One day, the café reopens, and Mabel reluctantly visits there with her mother. Will this new place provide Mabel with the same joy she felt in the old café? And how will Mabel accept its differences? positives too.


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

Mitchell Itches

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An Ezcema Story


In a world where eczema affects up to one in five kids, Mitchell’s uplifting story resonates. Young readers will learn both how difficult it is for those who live with eczema and, if they have the condition, that there are ways to make life more bearable. Despite bullying and discomfort, Mitchell stays strong with his family and friends by his side. He even finds that playing guitar is a great distraction from the itch. But will all his practicing pay off when he tries out for the school band?

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

Creative Writer’s Sourcebook

50 Great Authors & 175 Writing Exercises

Due for release  in May 2024  (ANZ only)


A fascinating guide to the style and technique of the world’s great writers. From Roald Dahl to Katherine Mansfield, each author profile includes details of the writer’s career, key works and significance of their writing style. Writing exercises then guide the reader to experiment with this style, honing their craft as they play with perspective, perfect characterisation, and craft opening lines like the greats. Perfect for aspiring fiction writers and literature lovers alike!

Specifications: Hardback | 230 x 172mm  | 224 Pages

Deceptions of World War II

From camouflage techniques to deception tactics

Only available in Australia & New Zealand


Bluff and camouflage were vital wartime tactics. At home and in the Pacific, artists and photographers like William Dobell and Max Dupain were drafted into bold and creative efforts. Enjoy the ingenious and outrageous acts of military subterfuge of WWII. From disguising military bases as market gardens to creating mythical brigades in the Pacific, to fictitious spy networks feeding the enemy false information, these absorbing stories unveil the war-winning deceptions – and their masterminds.

Specifications: Hardback | 230 x 172mm  | 224 Pages

Secret Heroes of World War II

Spies, scientists and other heroes

Only available in Australia & New Zealand


Look behind the curtain and meet the engineers, resistance fighters, spies, physicists and more who committed incredible acts of heroism amidst the chaos and danger of WWII. From the priest who hid thousands of POWs and Jews in the Vatican, to the Antipodean servicewoman who led a formidable Resistance group, prepare to be awed and captivated.

Specifications: Hardback | 230 x 172mm  | 224 Pages

My Heart

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Coming to the UK in August 24


My Heart depicts the many ways a mother’s heart can experience love and emotion while her baby journeys through the milestones of growing up, eventually going off on their first independent activity. Beautiful illustrations combine with subtle repetition to cleverly reflect the activity and reactions of the mother’s heart, and how they change with each mother-child interaction. Grounded in a mother’s lived experience, this is a celebration of the bond between a mother and her child.

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

Christmas Under the Overpass

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 UK/US Due for Release October 2024


Melody watches a man build a makeshift home under a bridge, on the bank opposite her house. Their homes are different. Their lifestyles are different. Their cultures are different. How will they get on? Here is a story of compassion and empathy for the homeless and marginalized in society.With 100,000+ people homeless in Australia, this book explores the realities of homelessness and the kindness of a child.
A beautiful story of non-judgement and acceptance by a new author and illustrator pairing.


Specifications: Hardcover | 245 x 245mm | 40 Full Colour pages | Little Pink Dog Books

 

A Little Pink Dog Books Publication