Curious Minds Collection

EK Books’ award-winning picture books cover issues that affect us all, with uplifting stories and beautiful images that give children the confidence to thrive in today’s complex world.

For the first time we are exclusively offering schools and libraries curated book packs, containing bonus titles for better value, and supported by free comprehensive teacher notes and activities, linked to the Australian curriculum.

This pack is full of entertaining and educational books for curious minds.



Click here to discover our Teacher’s Notes.

Pack contents:

Tree Beings by Raymond Huber & Sandra Severgnini

9781925820539 | Hardcover | 280 x 245 mm | 96 pp

A unique combination of fact and feeling that will inspire kids to fall in love with trees and act to protect them.


An Aussie Year by Tania Mccartney & Tina Snerling

9781925820270 | Paperback | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Five little Aussies ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of Australian kids.


A Kiwi Year by Tania Mccartney & Tina Snerling

9781925820287 | Paperback | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Five little children take you on a fun-filled journey through twelve months in the life of New Zealand’s kids.


Rachel Carson by Anita Croy

9781925820690 | Hardcover | 235 x 184 mm | 64 pp

Learn how Rachel Carson’s pioneering work saved the world and changed society in this colourful, captivating biography.


Stephen Hawking by Anita Croy

9781925820720 | Hardcover | 235 x 184 mm | 64 pp

Be educated and inspired by the life and work of Stephen Hawking, presented with vivid illustrations and narrative.


Charles Darwin by Anita Croy

9781925820706 | Hardcover | 235 x 184 mm | 64 pp

Learn about the revolutionary theory of evolution proposed by Charles Darwin with this captivating guide to his life.


Sir Isaac Newton by Anita Croy

9781925820713 | Hardcover | 235 x 184 mm | 64 pp

Learn about man who discovered gravity and informed modern science with this captivating biography of Sir Isaac Newton.


Once I Was Loved by Belinda Landsberry

9781925820027 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

A celebration of the timeless nature of love set against the backdrop of iconic moments in 20th-century history.


My Grandfather’s War by Glyn Harper & Jenny Cooper

9781775592990 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

A poignant story about a Vietnam veteran and his granddaughter, as she discovers how war affects all those who serve.


Anzac Ted by Belinda Landsberry

9781921966569 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

The unforgettable story of a teddy bear who went to war and returned an unsung hero.


Where the Heart Is by Irma Gold & Susannah Crispe

9781925820874 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

A moving, funny and heartfelt exploration of a penguin’s unlikely friendship and his extraordinary journey home.

Our books are crafted by authors and illustrators whose backgrounds include teaching and psychology. These creators have a knack for unpacking complex issues, making them engaging and memorable for even our youngest readers.

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