Australian picture books by Sue Lawson
Not many people realise Sue Lawson’s first book was a picture book. My Gran’s Different, illustrated by Caroline Magerl was published by Lothian Books.
Sue is currently writing a series of picture books, Our Place with Boonwurrung Elder, Aunty Fay Muir for Magabala Books. The others in the series are called Family, Share and Country.
Walker Books Australia will release The Biscuit Maker, illustrated by Liz Annelli in September, 2020.
Family Family is the second book in Magabala Books Our Place series. Family explores the ways that family makes us whole. Beautifully illustrated by Darug woman, Jasmine Seymour, Family explores the many different forms of family and how family ‘learns how to be with each other and with Country’. Family, my heart, my home. The...
Roo, Mo and Flick are three emus from Uluru who spend their days exploring campsites and poking their beaks into visitors’ tents, pockets and backpacks. One day, while sticking her beak into a Swedish backpacker’s pack, Flick loses a treasure – a special shell she carries everywhere. To retrieve Flick’s treasured shell the three emus...
Jamie has coped with many challenges since his mum became ill, but how will he prepare for the toughest challenge of all? A moving story of love, acceptance and hope. Illustrated by Rebecca Wheeler. Half the author’s royalties go directly to the Cancer Council of Victoria.
Charlie’s gran doesn’t go to the footy, make cakes or work in the garden, because Charlie’s gran is different. But even though Charlie’s gran is different, he still loves her! A must read for all children. Illustrated by the award-winning Carolyn Magerl. Notable Book, 2004 Children’s Book Council of Australia, Book of the Year: Picture...