October 12, 2015

Gusto & Gecko Travel to Kenya

Writer: Longy Han
Illustrator: Elinor Hägg

Home for author Longy Han is the smell of fresh linen, the sound of Chinese news on TV, the touch of postcards on the walls, the sight of parents making fresh dumpling and the taste of happiness. Sh...

October 12, 2015

Words: Longy Han

Pictures: Elinor Hägg

This picture book is the first in the Curious Travels of Gusto & Gecko series, and self-published by author Longy Han. One of the main drivers of this series – in which the title characters will visit different areas – was to introd...

October 2, 2014

Words: Heather Gallagher

Pictures: Liz McGrath

Wombat Books, 2014


 

Perinatal, or post-natal, depression (PND) affects one in seven new mothers and one in 10 new fathers in Australia, according to the end notes of this book. 'Happy Pants', written from the perspective of...

September 9, 2014

 Celia and Nonna

Writer: Victoria Lane

Illus: Kayleen West

Ford Street Publishing


Like many books, 'Celia and Nonna' began with a line of truth, says author Victoria Lane, with the narrative exploring the relationship between a granddaughter and grandmother, and how they...

May 22, 2014

Happy Pants

Writer: Heather Gallagher

Illustrator: Liz McGrath

Publisher: Wombat Books


A personal battle with post-natal, or perinatal, depression drove Heather Gallagher to write 'Happy Pants' out of a desire to help families understand the illness together.

“During my ow...

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