Twig

Written and illustrated by Aura Parker

RELEASE DATE: November 2016 (Australia, Scholastic Press)

Heidi is a stick insect, tall and long like the twig of a tree. It's her first day at a busy bug school, where she hopes to learn and make new friends. But finding friends isn't easy when no-one can find you! Can you find Heidi?

'Whimsical and warm.'
Children's Books Daily

'With its uplifting themes of kindness, collaboration, and inclusion, this title is a welcome addition to picture book collections.'
School Library Journal

'Sweet and captivatingly illustrated, this pairs perfectly with Carson Ellis' Du Iz Tak.'
Booklist

'Readers will take pleasure in Parker's imaginative forest world, with its parades and tea parties, brimming with insect-school fun!'
Publishers Weekly

'Parker's watercolor, colored pencil, artline pens, and digital compositions are quite delicate and detailed, her bug school delightfully analogous to children's own.'
Kirkus Reviews

'Aura Parker's quirky, delicate pictures of the school and its pupils are full of seek-and-find interest.'
The Wall Street Journal

'This adorable debut by Parker teems with delicate details, many of them visual puzzles.'
New York Times Book Review

Available at your local bookstore in Australia, USA (July 2018), Canada (English, and French edition 'Brindille'), South East Asia (English, and audio pack edition), China and South Korea

My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree

Written by Maura Finn and illustrated by Aura Parker

RELEASE DATE: May 2016 (Australia)

A young boy creates a magical world with a jelly bean tree.

Available at your local bookstore in Australia, UK, South Korea and China (simplified Chinese edition)