Hill of Content Summer Catalogue 2016/17 - Page 26

Picture Books Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away Helene Druvert Somewhere Else Gus Gordon We Found a Hat Jon Klassen HB $26.99 Mary Poppins is perhaps the most beloved nanny of the page and screen, and this charming storybook with ornate, laser-cut pages and delicate illustrations pays homage to her preferred mode of transport. Based on the novels by Pamela L. Travers, Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away is an enchanting journey over the rooftops of London, under the sea, and everywhere in between. HB $24.99 George has no interest in exploring the world. Or so he tells everyone when they invite him along on their wonderful adventures. But when his friend Pascal digs a little deeper, the real reason George won’t leave home is finally revealed... From awardwinning author and illustrator Gus Gordon comes this irresistible story about a duck called George, the possibility of adventure, and taking risks to realise what you value most. HB $24.99 Hold on to your hats! From the awardwinning creator of I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat comes the much-anticipated conclusion to the celebrated hat trilogy. Two turtles have found a hat. The hat looks good on both of them. But there are two turtles. And there is only one hat. The shifting eyes tell the tale in this perfectly paced story, highlighting Jon Klassen's deceptive simplicity and deliciously deadpan humour. Penguin Problems Jory John, illustrated by Lane Smith Du Iz Tak? Carson Ellis Oskar Loves... Britta Teckentrup HB $24.99 In her follow-up to the internationally acclaimed Home, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world... even the humblest back garden! With gorgeous, exquisitelydetailed illustration that will appeal to children and art-lovers alike, and a wonderfully playful invented language, we will all soon find ourselves speaking "Bug". HB $24.99 Bestselling children’s author and illustrator Britta Teckentrup is back with Oskar, an engaging new character who loves… everything! Oskar, a charming raven, loves trees, red cherries and the smell of spring. He also loves rain, snow, clouds, books and the moon. With this book’s simple, boldly coloured and beautiful illustrations, children are invited into Oskar’s world and in turn to explore the wonders of the world around them. HB $24.99 In this hilarious first collaboration from Jory John and Lane Smith, a penguin levels with human readers about what penguin life is really like... and it isn't all fun and games! This penguin has come to tell you that his life in Antarctica is no picnic. For starters, it is FREEZING. Also, penguins have loads of natural predators. Plus, can you imagine trying to find your mum in a big crowd of identical penguins?