> Skip to content

Within the pages of this book
You may discover, if you look
Beyond the spell of written words,
A hidden land of beasts and birds.
For many things are 'of a kind,'
And those with keenest eyes will find
A thousand things, or maybe more -
It's up to you to keep the score . . .
Visit Animalia on Facebook

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140541120

    November 1, 1990

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780670815364

    September 19, 1986

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $29.95

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    1987
    Winner
    Picture Book
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1988
    Winner
    Secondary readers
  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    1993
    Shortlisted
    Primary readers section
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1993
    Shortlisted
    Primary readers section
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1994
    Shortlisted
    Primary readers section

Also by Graeme Base

Amazing Monster Detectoscope
Eye to Eye
Uno's Garden
Little Elephants
Graeme Base HB bindup
Uno's Garden Counting Book
Little Bug Books: Herd of Elephants
Little Bug Books: Starfish are Pointy
The Last King of Angkor Wat
Little Bug Books: Cows Say Moo
Little Bug Books: Pigs Have Piglets
Little Bug Books: Monkeys Live in Trees
Little Bug Books: Birds Fly
My First Animalia
The Jewel Fish of Karnak
The Legend of the Golden Snail
Enigma
The Waterhole Board Book
Jungle Drums
The Sign of the Seahorse
The Waterhole
My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

Recommendations

Where The Wild Things Are
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
The Polar Express
One Very Tired Wombat
Too Many Elephants in this House
There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake
No One Likes a Fart
Scarface Claw, Hold Tight!
Where Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar?
Spot's First Christmas
Peppa Pig
Malala's Magic Pencil
Koala Lou
LGB The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
LGB The Little Red Hen
LGB I'm A T. Rex!
LGB Where Do Giggles Come From
LGB My First Counting Book
The Wonderful Things You Will Be
LGB The Hug Book