Aussie Book List: Alphabet books for younger readers
W is for Wombat
Format: Board book
Publisher: Little Hare Books, June 2010
W is for Wombat is designed specifically for little hands and bright minds. Each page depicts an Australian word taken from the original book, Possum and Wattle.
Possum and Wattle: My Big Book of Australian Words
Publisher: Little Hare Books
Published in: Australia
Published: July 2010
With over 100 words about Australian animals, plants and landscapes and aimed specifically at children, this book is definitively the first of its kind. Words include blossoms and bees through to wombats and willy willys.
The Number One Aussie Alphabet Book
Publisher: Black Dog Books, March 2010
A simple but fun book combining the alphabet with a string of Australian animals.
Little Aussie Alphabet Book
Publisher: Macmillan Australia
A is for Aussie Flag; Z is for Zinc! This new Aussie alphabet is a delightfully refreshing look at an A-Z of Aussie icons. Old favourites, such as E is for Echidna and P is for Platypus are interspersed with some that are unexpected, such as M is for Meat Pie and I is for Ice-Cream.
D Is for Down Under: An Australian Alphabet
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press, August 2010
Accompanied by vibrant colorful artwork, D is for Down Under: An Australia Alphabet captures the spirit of this proud country and its many treasures, natural and man-made. Visit spectacular Sydney Harbor, try your hand as a jackaroo working a sheep station, or just sit back and enjoy a Vegemite sandwich. Below the starry night glitter of the Southern Cross constellation, Australia’s “down under” wonders shine brightly.