Birdie Lights Up the World

USD $19.99

Due for Release: June 2023

In Birdie Lights Up the World, Birdie the penguin believes she is the chosen one who lights up the world every night with her song. When the sky lights up without her one evening, she is left feeling lost and confused. Birdie tries to learn the work of other zoo animals, without much success — until her friends help her realize her true purpose.


Specifications: 9781922539489| 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

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Alison McLennan is a Queensland based children’s author. Her picture books include Hotel For Bees (State Library of Qld 2020), Growing Pains (EK Books 2021) Great & Small (Storytorch Press 2022) and Birdie Lights Up The World (EK Books 2023) Her junior fiction series, Calamity Jones, is coming in late 2023. Alison’s graphic novel, A Flood in the Village was published by Library For All as part of their natural disaster education series and her short stories have appeared in the School Magazine and the Spooktakular Stories Anthology. She is a member of Writelinks Qld and a proud ambassador of Australia Reads.When not writing, she works as a professional voiceover artist, singer and actor. She has two gorgeous teenagers and two adorable fur babies.


Lauren Mullinder has had a passion for drawing ever since she was able to hold a pencil. Lauren lives in Adelaide with her husband and dog Charlie and loves spending time in nature with a sketchbook in hand.


“Children as old as 10 will also benefit from discussions on topics such as extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and the importance of self-worth.. “


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