Hill of Content Summer Catalogue 2016/17 - Page 27

The Tales of Mrs Mancini Natalie Jane Prior, illustrated by Cheryl Orsini Molly & Mae Danny Parker, illustrated by Freya Blackwood HB $19.99 The Tales Of Mrs Mancini tells the story of a cat who, together with her human friend, Filippina, runs a cake shop full of delectable treats. Alongside her flair for flan, Mrs Mancini also has a special ability to bring lonely children together. A collection of three fully illustrated short stories celebrating friends and friendship! HB $24.99 Friendship is like a train journey. There are happy moments, boring moments and exciting moments. There is anger and loneliness, and there is forgiveness, and the thread of friendship runs through everything, like rail tracks through the countryside. Brilliantly rendered by Danny Parker and Freya Blackwood, Molly & Mae is a portrait of the most delightful and emotionally rich train journey imaginable. Tomi Ungerer Treasury Mr Chicken Arriva a Roma Leigh Hobbs HB $75.00 This glorious treasury brings together eight iconic tales by Tomi Ungerer, featuring well-known classics, acclaimed recent works and lost gems, some of which are being published for the first time in 50 years! Special features include a personal letter from Tomi, new anecdotes about each story, an exclusive interview and previously unpublished materials such as storyboards, sketches, photographs, and images that inspired him. HB $24.99 Mr Chicken has been to Paris and London, but his taste for travel is insatiable—now it's time to visit Rome, a city of ancient wonders and delicious things to eat. Another triumph from the Australian Children's Laureate Leigh Hobbs, acclaimed creator of Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Mr Chicken Lands on London. Ruby Red Shoes Goes to London Kate Knapp HB $19.99 Ruby and her grandmother love to travel and now they are in London, the home of red buses, red telephone boxes and red letter boxes. No wonder Ruby's red shoes feel especially at home in this wonderful city! This new book in the lovely Ruby Red Shoes series is bound to be a hit for young and old alike. Ada Twist, Scientist Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts HB $24.99 Like her classmates Iggy and Rosie, Ada has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. Ada embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery.