If you’re looking for some wonderful books to share with your grandchildren, then look no further!

Here is a collection of brilliant, new and inspiring authors whose books you’ll just want to share this holiday season.

Scroll through and take a peek at what these amazing and talented authors have to offer.

The Es-Cow-Pades of Miss Moogooley Oogooley by Scribe Scarlet

Moogooley Oogooley is not your normal run-of-the-mill house Cow. She has a nose for adventure and horns for trouble She loves going exploring when the farmer is not watching. So one night, she sneaks out and goes to town… It’s ‘Udder’ Chaos wherever she goes!

The Es-Cow-Pades of Miss Moogooley Oogooley: Moogooley Oogooley Goes to Town (Volume 1) (Paperback)


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Granny, Wait for Me by Sarah Owens

Granny sounds her bike horn and quickly takes the lead. But soon she’s out of eyesight, ‘Granny, wait for me!’ I plead. A whimsical and fun-filled story of a lively granny’s trip to the park with her grandson, which all begins with a bike race. Click here for purchase details.

 

 

 

 

 

Daddy and the World’s Longest Poo! by Brydie Wright

Do you ever wonder why daddies disappear for hours on end? Where on earth do they go? Daddy and the World’s Longest Poo tells the adventure of a little boy who faces just such a conundrum. Follow him on a journey of discovery, as he tries to make sense of one of life’s great mysteries.

Daddy And The World’s Longest Poo (Paperback)


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The Lucky Leprechaun by Susan Day

Tricked into going to Ireland by a wicked leprechaun, Astro and the gang are forced to find the King’s special pet. Only this pet is not the type of animal any dog should be made to save. It’s wicked and cruel and can make you obey its every command just by purring! That’s right – the dogs are sent all over Ireland to save a cat! On the way, they encounter a whole host of magical creatures, stunning scenery, and not to mention, a very polite donkey.

The Lucky Leprechaun (Paperback)


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I Want to be a Rock Star by Mary Anastasiou

Join Luke (and Ralphie) as they imagine their way through the magic of music. From country, rap and punk to disco, jazz and rock you’ll discover that all Rock Stars’ dreams begin with just a little imagination…

I Want to Be a Rock Star (Hardcover)


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Cinnamon Stevens – Crime Buster by Pauline Hoskings

Becki vanished from our Year 7 camp last night. Went missing. Completely disappeared. It’s up to me, Cinnamon Stevens, to solve the mystery. Only one small prob. Becki and I shared a tent and I have absolutely no idea what’s happened to her.
(Note to self: May need to improve powers of observation if serious about becoming a super sleuth crime buster!)
‘This is a REALLY good book. One of the reasons I liked it was that the police said that Becki had been found but Cinnamon did not believe it!’ – Coco, age 11
‘AWESOME! I loved Cinnamon and her friends and can’t wait for their next story.’ – Samantha, age 12
‘This is a SPARKLY book!’ – Sophie, age 10

Cinnamon Stevens – Crime Buster (Kindle Edition)


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Firelight of Heaven by Lizbeth Klein

A hundred years ago, Morgran began his conquest of Bethloria. Most of the seven kingdoms have already fallen to his Black Empire. While he searches for the last king to gain
total control, two orphaned brothers and an Elf girl begin a quest to locate the seven lost crystals of the Morning Star. This jewel alone holds the key to Morgran’s overthrow.
Their journey leads them through the perilous land of Gardenia, where their friendship is tested. But one dark secret threatens to tear them apart altogether … Firelight of Heaven is the first volume in the Bethloria fantasy series.

Firelight of Heaven (Bethloria) (Kindle Edition)


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The Taya Bayliss mysteries and Gummshoes  by Erica Gore

Taya Bayliss is an 11 year old girl who volunteers to dog sit the mischievous Minette for the summer holidays. Minette’s sneaky habits bring a spate of thefts in the neighbourhood to Taya’s notice. She and her best friend, Chris, find themselves in some tricky and dangerous situations as they try to solve this mid-grade mystery.

Taya Bayliss – Dog Sitter (Kindle Edition)


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The Green Goggles by Kris Sheather

Who gives a kid socks for his birthday? ​Pete’s birthday isn’t looking too bright until he unwraps a present from his Grandpa – A pair of green goggles! ​When he puts them over his eyes his world transforms! Join Pete and his brave cat, Fluff, on an adventure into imagination. Click here for purchase information.


 

 

 

 

 

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Great books to share with your grandkids this holiday season from Australian authors

4 thoughts on “Great books to share with your grandkids this holiday season from Australian authors

  • December 20, 2016 at 11:54 am
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    What a fabulous resource for grandparents who are taking a real interest in their grand children’s development and education. Thank you, Susan. And great blog post on new books for the holiday season!

    • December 20, 2016 at 1:19 pm
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      Thank you, Brydie! It’s great to have your support 🙂

  • December 20, 2016 at 3:24 pm
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    Wow – so many great books to choose from for holiday reading! Thank you, Susan, for putting this great resource together.

    • December 20, 2016 at 3:36 pm
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      Thank you for your kind words. I’m really glad you like this great list of books to share.

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