Imagination and Creativity 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 will help inspire young readers’ imagination and creativity.



Click here to discover our Teacher’s Notes.

Pack contents:

The Box Cars by Robert Vescio & Cara King

9781925335835 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

A fun-filled story of friendship, sharing and creative problem-solving that will appeal to boys and girls everywhere!


This is Not a Book! by Kellie Byrnes & Aśka

9781925820508 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

In this fun introduction to storytelling, find out what happens when the main character doesn’t believe she’s in a book!


The Art Garden by Penny Harrison & Penelope Pratley

9781925335590 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Sadie wants to be a painter but she’s just no good at it! An inspiring story about finding our creative flair.


NEW RELEASE: The Incredibly Busy Mind of Bowen Bartholomew Crisp By Paul Russell and Nicky Johnston

9781925820881 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm | 32 pages

Bowen sees the world differently and struggles to fit in. When he turns his uniqueness into his greatest strength, however, he finds his place in the world.


The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses by Susanne Gervay & Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

9781925335996 | Hardcover | 215 x 288 mm | 32 pp

Sam’s new glasses make him look like a superhero, but he just wants to look like himself. Will he ever fit in again?


Up to Something by Katrina McKelvey & Kirrili Lonergan

9781925335705 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

A beautiful exploration of the father–son relationship and the satisfaction to be gained from making things ourselves.


Grace and Katie by Susanne Merritt & Liz Anelli

9781925335545 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Follow twins Grace and Katie on an imaginative story about art, creativity, sisterhood and individuality.


The Leaky Story by Devon Sillett & Anil Tortop

9781925335392 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

This abandoned book refuses to be ignored! A fun-filled adventure about the magic of books and the importance of family.


Arabella and the Magic Pencil by Stephanie Ward & Shaney Hyde

9781925820010 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Arabella erases her annoying baby brother with her magic pencil. Oops! Can she get him back — and does she want to?


Ollie’s Treasure by Lynn Jenkins & Kirrili Lonergan

9781925335422 | Hardcover | 215 x 288 mm | 32 pp

This fun-filled book is a tale of mindfulness for young, developing minds. Follow Ollie on his treasure hunt!


The Incurable Imagination by Paul Russell & Aśka

9781925335972 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Audrey has a severe case of ‘imaginitis’! And it’s contagious. A fun-filled story about the power of the imagination.

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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