Layla Queen of Hearts

Layla  Queen of Hearts

A friend like Layla comes along once in a lifetime.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 1907912258

Category: Australia

Page: 96

View: 832

A friend like Layla comes along once in a lifetime. Griffin's daddy used to say that Layla had been sent to comfort them after Tishkin went away, like a candle in the dark. When Senior Citizen's Day is announced at school, Layla wishes for someone special to take. It is then that the intriguing Miss Amelie comes into their lives. Through their new friendship, Layla and Griffin learn the importance of memory, generosity of spirit, and the small miracles that warm the heart.
Categories: Australia

Australian Children s Authors

Australian Children s Authors

Books by David Metzenthen include: Stony Heart Country Wildlight Boys of Blood
and Bone Black Water One Minute's ... All Creatures Applesauce and the
Christmas Miracle Layla Queen of Hearts Above: David Metzenthen Sally Murphy
Sally ...

Author: Rachel Dixon

Publisher: Redback Publishing

ISBN: 9781925630169

Category: Authors, Australian

Page: 32

View: 837

The short biographies in Australian Children's Authors are arranged alphabetically. They include a brief description of the genre and style of each author, and a select bibliography of their publications. Children can browse through the list and look for an author whose work they would like to read. They can also find out about the history of writing for children in Australia. Included are tips for writing your own books and explanations that reveal how a writer turns thoughts into a finished book. Famous Australians presents short biographies of people who have made notable contributions to society, and who have helped make sport and children's literature such important and popular aspects of Australian culture.
Categories: Authors, Australian

The Year of the Baby

The Year of the Baby

COM. Patrice Barton earned a BFA in studio art from the University of Texas in
Austin. Since then she has illustrated numerous books for children, including
Sweet Moon Baby, The Naming of Tishhin Silk, and Layla, Queen of Hearts. She
lives ...

Author: Andrea Cheng

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547910673

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 162

View: 257

Fifth-grader Anna is concerned that her baby sister Kaylee, adopted from China three months ago, is not thriving so she and her best friends, Laura and Camille, create a science project that may save the day.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

The Year of the Three Sisters

The Year of the Three Sisters

Since then she has illustrated numerous books for children, including Sweet
Moon Baby, The Naming of Tishkin Silk, and Layla, Queen of Hearts. She lives in
Austin with her husband and son. Visit www. H “Deals deftly with a range of
thorny a ...

Author: Andrea Cheng

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780544556874

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 175

View: 470

Astute Anna discovers that sisterhood really can cross continents and cultures in this heartwarming fourth book in the Anna Wang series. Patrice Barton's lively and warm illustrations bring Anna's story to life.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

Since then she has illustrated numerous books for children, including Sweet
Moon Baby, The Naming of Tishkin Silk, and Layla, Queen of Hearts. She lives in
Austin with her husband and son. Visit www. patricebarton.com . Anna Wang is a
 ...

Author: Andrea Cheng

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780544105195

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 155

View: 259

The third chapter book sequel to The Year of the Book and The Year of the Baby, eleven-year-old Anna takes a trip to China and learns more about herself and her Chinese heritage.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Perry Angel s Suitcase

Perry Angel s Suitcase

Perry Angel is a young foster child who comes to the Silk family.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher: John Donald

ISBN: 1907912290

Category: Children's literature, Australian

Page: 112

View: 217

Perry Angel is a young foster child who comes to the Silk family. Griffin Silk and his best friend Leyla are excited to hear about Perry's arrival and plan all the things they will show him. Over the next few months, Perry becomes part of the Silk family. However, when he overhears Griffin's parents discussing an impending visit from Melody from the welfare office, he believes he is to be taken away and sent to another family. Clutching his battered suitcase, he runs away.
Categories: Children's literature, Australian

The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk

The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk

Everyone knows that Saffron Silk has a talent for pretending to be someone else but when the firebirds rage inside her head, and it hurts even to breathe, Saffron barely has the energy to be herself.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 1907912320

Category: Australia

Page: 128

View: 343

Everyone knows that Saffron Silk has a talent for pretending to be someone else but when the firebirds rage inside her head, and it hurts even to breathe, Saffron barely has the energy to be herself. Saffron's family don't know about the firebirds that come to warn her of terrible headaches. And Saffron doesn't know how to tell them. But her brother Perry Angel has learnt to read hearts and recognise tender moments, and Perry knows that Saffron is frightened. Frightened of what might be wrong with her and afraid that she might have to leave the Kingdom of Silk forever ...
Categories: Australia

All the Colours of Paradise

All the Colours of Paradise

The fourth book in the award-winning Kingdom of Silk series.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 9780730494355

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 959

The fourth book in the award-winning Kingdom of Silk series. Ages 10-14. Since his arrival at the Kingdom of Silk, Perry Angel has learned a lot about love. Apart from dressing up as Superman, Perry's favourite thing in the entire universe is drawing. But then something happens, and his friends are worried that he might never draw again. Mr Kadri from the Colour Patch Cafe understands that sometimes there are no words to describe our feelings. So when he announces a new category at the annual art exhibition, he gives Perry all the colours of Paradise, just in case he needs them ... the Naming of tishkin Silk was shortlisted in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards and was an Honour book in the CBCA Children's Book of the Year Awards. Layla, Queen of Hearts was shortlisted in the CBCA Awards and won the Queensland Premier's Children's Book Award. Perry Angel's Suitcase was shortlisted in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards and the CBCA Awards. All the Colours of Paradise, the fourth book in the Kingdom of Silk series, will enchant readers all over again. Ages 10-14.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

A Small Free Kiss In The Dark

A Small Free Kiss In The Dark

Skip's an outsider, he's never fitted in.

Author: Glenda Milllard

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 9781848775633

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 653

Skip's an outsider, he's never fitted in. So he takes to the streets. Life there may be hard, but it's better than the one he's left behind, especially when he teams up with an older homeless man called Billy. Then come the bombs which bring little Max and Tia - the sad dancer with a tiny baby - into Skip and Billy's world. Scavenging for food, living on love and imagination how long can Skip's fragile new family hold out as war grips the city?
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Plum Puddings and Paper Moons

Plum Puddings and Paper Moons

The kitchen at the Kingdom of Silk is warm and sweet with the smell of buttery shortbread and steamed plum puddings.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 1907912312

Category: Children's stories

Page: 128

View: 938

The kitchen at the Kingdom of Silk is warm and sweet with the smell of buttery shortbread and steamed plum puddings. And in the kitchen of the Colour Patch Cafe, Scarlet Silk, the eldest of the Rainbow Girls, has made a new friend, Anik. When Anik tells Scarlet about the war in his home far away and of all the things he has lost, Scarlet is determined to make a difference. And so she decides to declare peace on Cameron's Creek, and maybe even the world."
Categories: Children's stories

And Red Galoshes

And Red Galoshes

Storm clouds sailing, wild winds wailing ...... and red galoshes.Downpipe drum beat, rain on my street ...... and red galoshes. Playing in the rain, leaves and cool windy weather in red galoshes is joyful wintery fun.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 1921541466

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 289

Playing in the rain, leaves and cool windy weather in red galoshes is joyful wintery fun. But what do you do when your red galoshes are too big?
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Wild Wild Women of the West

Wild  Wild Women of the West

"--Road to Romance on Prisoner of Desire "Hot sex, sidesplitting humor, and an out-of-this-world story set this erotica apart from the rest!" --Romantic Times Top Pick, 4 ½ stars, on The Pleasure Bot

Author: Layla Chase

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9781617735233

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 590

Cowboys, lawmen, and lots of leather. . .but those sexy men in chaps and Stetsons have nothing on these wild women. . . "A Taste of Honey" by Delilah Devlin One look at rugged Sheriff Joe Tanner and Honey Cafferty knows she's about to break all the rules. Tanner wants her traveling wagon of elixirs and potions run out of town, but what she wants is him. The rugged lawman is sexier than sin. . . "Queen of Hearts" by Layla Chase Riverboat owner Roark Sheridan knows the ins and outs of card playing--he won the Queen of Hearts in a poker game, after all. Sultry gambler Lissa Tayte is another kind of hold'em. And it's a hot game from beginning to end. . . "Touch of Magic" by Myla Jackson Sleight of hand, feats of daring, mesmerism--the Amazing Catarina can do anything. When cowboy Trace Adams scoffs at her, she puts him into a trance. He's under her sensual spell, and in her arms. . . Praise for Delilah Devlin "An extremely erotic adventure. . .fast-paced, intriguing, and hard to stop reading. . .an awesome must-read."--Road to Romance on Prisoner of Desire "Hot sex, sidesplitting humor, and an out-of-this-world story set this erotica apart from the rest!" --Romantic Times Top Pick, 4 ½ stars, on The Pleasure Bot
Categories: Fiction

Heart of the Tiger

Heart of the Tiger

In a treeless world, a boy inherits a wooden tiger called Tiger.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 1865046191

Category: Friendship

Page: 32

View: 819

In a treeless world, a boy inherits a wooden tiger called Tiger. He takes it for walks, listens carefully to what it says, and discovers the secrets that lie deep in its heart. But in order to experience the wonders that Tiger describes, the boy must sacrifice something he dearly loves.
Categories: Friendship

Nell s Festival of Crisp Winter Glories

Nell s Festival of Crisp Winter Glories

Two of Perry Angel's favourite people are Grandma Nell and his good friend Jenkins.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 0733329845

Category: Children's stories

Page: 133

View: 363

Two of Perry Angel's favourite people are Grandma Nell and his good friend Jenkins. One night, while listening to Nell play The Tennessee Waltz, Perry has an idea how to make them both happy: he wants to put on a proper dance - with petticoats and posies and a real band.
Categories: Children's stories

Isabella s Garden

Isabella s Garden

"In Isabella's garden, amazing things come from the tiniest of seeds as they bloom and flourish and make way for a whole new season of growth"--

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN: 0763660167

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 376

"In Isabella's garden, amazing things come from the tiniest of seeds as they bloom and flourish and make way for a whole new season of growth"--
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Unplugged

Unplugged

When the bath is filling with honey from the honeycomb from Grandpas bees, Grandma faces an awkward situation when she uses the pet yabby's bath in the garden.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000044154707

Category: Baths

Page: 32

View: 429

When the bath is filling with honey from the honeycomb from Grandpas bees, Grandma faces an awkward situation when she uses the pet yabby's bath in the garden.
Categories: Baths

Angel Breath

Angel Breath

Glenda Millard's resonant words and Dee Huxley's wondrous illustrations evoke the breath of an angel in this beautiful, lyrical picture book.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 0733314880

Category: Children's stories

Page: 36

View: 759

A poor French farmer named Pierre has nothing but bad luck. Nothing that is except his beloved big black whiskery pig called Jean-Jacques. One autumn afternoon Pierre and his pig are searching for truffles in the forest, hoping to change their luck when Jean-Jacques comes upon something that turns their fortune right around. Glenda Millard's resonant words and Dee Huxley's wondrous illustrations evoke the breath of an angel in this beautiful, lyrical picture book.
Categories: Children's stories

The Novice

The Novice

The Novice is the sequel to Bringing Reuben Home - the gripping second book in this compelling futuristic trilogy for young adults.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 0733314945

Category: Australian fiction

Page: 239

View: 663

The Novice is the sequel to Bringing Reuben Home - the gripping second book in this compelling futuristic trilogy for young adults.
Categories: Australian fiction

Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle

Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle

Ages 3+ This beautiful tale is a clever and whimsical take on the Christmas story - from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 073333377X

Category: Children's stories

Page: 32

View: 419

Against a very Australian setting of drought and bushfire, a little pig called Applesauce learns that Christmas comes from the heart. Ages 3+ This beautiful tale is a clever and whimsical take on the Christmas story - from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King. Applesauce is convinced that there can be no Christmas this year - her heart, where Christmas comes from, is as small as a gumnut and there was no Christmas in it at all. But then something special happens and Applesauce discovers that Christmas does not need to be all about glitzy decorations, fancy foods and expensive presents. It does indeed come from the heart. This heart-warming, CBC-shortlisted picture book is guaranteed to become a family favourite this Christmas. Ages 3+
Categories: Children's stories

Mrs Wiggins Wartymelons

Mrs  Wiggins  Wartymelons

A beautiful, character-filled picture book that demonstrates how spirit and determination can lead to remarkable adventure.

Author: Glenda Millard

Publisher:

ISBN: 0733313817

Category: Food

Page: 36

View: 912

A beautiful, character-filled picture book that demonstrates how spirit and determination can lead to remarkable adventure.
Categories: Food