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Provoking prose for young and old.

From picture books and anthologies to slam poetry and novels written entirely in verse, there's something for everyone in this wonderful collection.

  • From award-winning author Janeen Brian and award-winning illustrator Ann James comes this gorgeous rhyming picture book about a naughty little dinosaur who loves to get dirty. Bright simple illustrations and rounded corners perfect for the very young.

  • This book is filled with revolting rhymes. (Be warned: It's no ordinary Once upon a time).

  • A personal almanac of a little girl and her family that opens a window onto each month of her year. Superb, wistful illustrations and beautiful rhyming text that will take us all back to our childhoods.

  • From these award-winning creators comes a delightful, rollicking story that explores big and small in a whole new way.

  • Not since Harry the Dirty Dog has there been such a lovable puppy with such an aversion to pet grooming. A beautiful picture book about a lovable, but scruffy dog.

  • A 'name the object' book that gets completely out of hand and is all the more fun for it

  • A powerful novel in verse about twin brothers who are rivals both on and off the basketball court. Winner of the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Honor Award.

  • Nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Highly commended for the CLPE Poetry Award. Follow Nick's trials and triumphs on and off the pitch in Kwame Alexander's New York Times-bestselling follow-up to The Crossover

  • A treasury of classic verse and short stories from one of Australia's most important and best loved writers, Henry Lawson. Includes 'The Loaded Dog', 'The Drover's Wife' and 'Up the Country' plus many more.

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