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Violet and Nothing

Written & illustrated by Fiona Burrows
Published by Fremantle Press
May 1st 2019

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Violet is a little girl with big ideas. She is always thinking. One day she starts thinking about nothing. What is nothing? Where is nothing? Is it real? A thought-provoking picture book for curious kids.

“The highlight of this book is the incredible illustrations. The pages are bursting with colour, life and imagination and perfectly capture the inquisitive and thoughtful young Violet.” —Rebecca Blakeny, for CBCA Reading Time

Original artworks and prints from Violet & Nothing are currently being exhibited at the State Library of Western Australia! View the exhibition until January 2020.

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The Day We Built the Bridge

Written by Samantha Tidy
Illustrated by Fiona Burrows
Published by Midnight Sun
Feb 1st 2019

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“For an absolute glorious commemoration of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and an evocative journey of the senses, you must experience this picture book.” — Dimity Powell, for Boomerang Books

“This stylish picture book tells the story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, from its inception as an idea in 1890, to its completion as a real-life bridge in 1932. For ages 4 and up.” — from Readings 100 Great Reads from Australian Women & Gender Diverse Authors in 2019

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Twelve Days of Kindness

Written by Cori Brooke
Illustrated by Fiona Burrows
Published by New Frontier
October 1st 2019

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One little girl realises that the new girl in her class is struggling to make friends. With the help of their football coach they come up with a plan. Can their school football team bring them together, and expand their friendship group?

“An effective lesson about acceptance, welcoming strangers, friendship and of course, kindness, beautifully delivered in Cori Brooke’s straightforward narrative and Fiona Burrows’ powerful pictures of the girls is one to share and discuss in lower classrooms especially.” — Jill Bennett, for Red Reading Hub

Teacher’s notes available here