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  • 5 stars across 10 books
    Alison Croggon is the acclaimed author of the Books of Pellinor, a high fantasy quartet which consists of The Gift (9781406338768), The Riddle (9781406338751), The Crow (9781406338744) and The Singing (9781406338775). Alison is also an award-winning poet whose work has been published extensively in anthologies and magazines internationally. She has written widely for theatre, and her plays and opera libretti have been produced all around Australia. Alison is also an editor and critic. She lives in Melbourne with her husband Daniel Keene, the playwright, and their three children. www.alisoncroggon.com
    1st October 2020

    Fox: A Circle of Life Story

    'This is the perfect book for talking to children about death' - The Guardian In the frost-covered forest of ea... More

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    6th February 2020

    Lubna and Pebble

    In an unforgettable story that subtly addresses the refugee crisis, a young girl must decide if friendship means giving ... More

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    5th September 2019

    Tibble and Grandpa

    A touching intergenerational story of love and resilience. Tibble loves talking to Grandpa. But Grandpa has stopped list... More

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    1st June 2017

    The Thing

    One day, the Thing falls from the sky and four strangers stumble across it. Together they decide to work... More

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    1st April 2021

    Tisha and the Blossom

    We all have busy lives and little Tisha and her family are no exception. With life always moving at such a pace, Tisha m... More

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    12th May 2022

    Be Wild, Little One

    Wake up early, don't be shy. This bright world can make you FLY . . . This gorgeous, uplifting picture bo... More

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    8th March 2018

    These are Animals

    Animals SNUFFLE, CLIMB, HISSSS, CHOMP, ROOOAR, NIBBLE, JUMP, GROWWWWL SPLASH, SWOOP and SLIIIIIIDE... Join some of the... More

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    6th October 2016

    Raven Child and the Snow-Witch

    Anya lives with her mother and father in the shadow of the icy glacier where the Snow-Witch reigns. Every spring, Anya's... More

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    7th April 2022

    The Friendship Bench

    Tilly has just moved to a new house, by the splash and curl of the sea. She loves doing cartwheels in the sand and playi... More

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    7th August 2003

    Orvin: Champion of Champions

    The chorus of gods set out to relate the tale of the Great Ulmar, legendary warrior and champion of Sollistis. But thei... More

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