My First Book of Aussie Birds

Discover lots of exciting Aussie birds in this bright and colourful children’s board book. Perfect for reading aloud, children will delight in this magical menagerie of Aussie birds. Children will love learning about Australia’s fascinating wildlife.

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Dr Gordon Winch is one of Australia’s best-loved children’s authors. He is known for such best-selling titles as Samantha Seagull’s Sandals and Koala Sees the World. Gordon’s engaging and humorous style makes him a favourite with young readers.
Gordon was a teacher for 54 years and has taught many of the teachers now teaching in primary schools across New South Wales.

Gordon is committed to children’s literacy; he is on the Advisory Committee of the Dymocks Literacy Foundation and is a member of the selection panel of the New South Wales Premier’s Reading Challenge.


Stephen Pym lives in Sydney with his wife Anna and son Daniel. He has a Palaeobiology degree with honours in Wildlife Illustration and has worked for many years in natural resource management. Steve finds inspiration for his artwork in the plants, animals and landscapes of the bushland around Sydney. He enjoys depicting these in a realistic manner, working in acrylic, watercolour or pencil.

Apollo the Powerful Owl is Stephen’s first published book. Stephen was shortlisted for the Crichton Award for his illustrations in Apollo the Powerful Owl.

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