Children - Booktober 2021

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Below we have a fabulous selection of pre-recorded author readings. If you’re keen for some personal insights from an author, then you’re going to love scrolling through this section.

There’s a link to view them sharing a special part of their book with us on the WestWords YouTube channel as well as a link to purchase the book online.

A great taster if you’re not sure what book you’d like to dive into next!


Amazing Australian Women by Pamela Freeman (YouTube)

A bright and colourful look at twelve incredible Australian women who helped shape our country, from politics and the arts to Indigenous culture, science and more.


Brindabella by Ursula Dubosarsky (YouTube)

Written by multi-award-winning author Ursula Dubosarsky, BRINDABELLA is the story of a boy called Pender and a kangaroo called Brindabella, about how they became friends, and all the things that happened to them because of it.


No Place for an Octopus by Claire Zorn (YouTube)

After discovering an octopus in the rock pools at the beach, a boy wonders about all the fun adventures they could share if he took the octopus home. A gentle tale of friendship from multi-award-winning author Claire Zorn.