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Winter Wonder-reads: 4 Top Kids’ Books for Winter 2023!

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Winter is here, and what better way to make the most of the cosy season than by snuggling up with your little ones and diving into a good book?!

We’ve gathered together the latest releases that are sure to captivate young minds and ignite their imaginations this winter. Read on for the best kids books for Winter 2023!


Sunshine on Vinegar Street

By Karen Comer

Sunshine on Vinegar Street by Karen Comer

Sunshine on Vinegar Street; by Karen Comer


Freya’s world is turned upside down when she and her mum move to inner-city Melbourne. Stuck in a new apartment on the eleventh floor and Freya is afraid of lifts. Stuck in a new basketball team where not everyone likes a killer new player. Being the new girl makes Freya feel like a dark cloud on a summer’s day. Can she figure out how to belong on Vinegar Street?

A sweet and emotional novel about friendship, family and accepting change from a fresh new voice.

RRP: $17.99 // For ages 8-12.


Imagine If… Fruits!

By Aya Watanabe

Imagine if Fruits Book Cover Winter Books for Kids

Imagine If Fruits; By Aya Watanabe


Fruit takes on unexpected forms in this joyful and zany new slider book. If you use a little imagination, the world is a wondrous place: oranges become spinning bicycle wheels; watermelon slices transform into umbrellas; pineapple rings turn into lilos.

Lift, slide, push, pull and spin the wheels in these gloriously interactive books for babies and toddlers, that are bursting with colour and humour. Don’t forget to find the ant hiding on every page!

$15.99 // For ages 0-5


We live in a Caravan

By Jess Tsigro; illustrated by Holly Milner

We Live in a Caravanby Jess Tsigro Illustrated by Holly Milner

We live in a Caravan; By Jess Tsigro, illustrated by Holly Milner


Follow a young family as they travel each state and territory in Australia in their caravan. Along their journey they meet locals and fellow travellers, reconnect with nature, spot wildlife and toast marshmallows on the beach.

Through irresistible rhymes and charming watercolour illustrations, be inspired to collect new experiences and realise the importance of creating unforgettable memories.

$24.99 // Ages 2-8


The Books of Clash

By Gene Luen Yang

the Books of Clash by Gene Luen Yang

The Books of Clash; By Gene Luen Yang


Based on Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, this first volume of an action-packed series brings the characters from everyone’s favourite mobile gaming sensation to life! When danger strikes the village of JazzyPickles, see the exploits of one young Hog Rider and his trusted companion in an unpredictable tale of fantasy and adventure.

Experience a laugh-out-loud tale of friendship and fun with this heartwarming and hilarious graphic novel.

$22.99 // Ages 6-12

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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