The Chrissy Book Stack

Introducing the cutest stack of books from Hardie Grant. Perfect for little readers between the ages of 0-8, we have 5 packs to giveaway!!!


Books up for grabs...

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories for Hard Days Scott Stuart

A loving, heartfelt collection of very short stories to help soothe children at the end of the day.

Bedtime Stories for Hard Days is a thoughtful, loving collection of very short rhyming stories to help children unwind after a day of heightened emotions. 

Inspired by the runaway success of Scott Stuart's TikTok and Instagram series, Bedtime Stories for Hard Days will help soothe and repair as children prepare to start tomorrow afresh. With Scott's characteristic warmth, friendliness and compassion, each story invites children to reflect on the day they've experienced before letting it go and relaxing into rest. 


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Ladybirds Do Not Go to Day Care Ali Rutstein and Niña Nill

Ladybirds Do Not Go to Day Care is a spirited, funny and empowering picture book to encourage even the most nervous of children to spread their wings and try something new.

Mum says it’s the first day of day care, but Ravi’s dressed up as his favourite insect, and he is quite certain that ladybirds do not go to day care. In fact, this ladybird would rather stay home and eat aphids, thank you very much!

Can an anxious and unsure Ravi find the bravery he needs to take flight?



Eighteen Summers

Eighteen Summers Penny Harrison and Leila Rudge

From beloved storytellers Penny Harrison and Leila Rudge comes a tender and timeless ode to the unbreakable bond between parent and child, and a celebration of the moments that weave together to become eighteen summers to treasure.

'Bound to bring tears to parents’ eyes, [Eighteen Summers] is a must-have book in every family’s library, one to be treasured and shared year after year. This book is a classic in the making … for fans of Kissed by the Moon and Guess How Much I Love You.' Books + Publishing



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Claris: Pasta Disaster Megan Hess

The seventh delightful rhyming tale about courage, compassion and a stylish little mouse, from beloved children’s author Megan Hess.

Ciao! Claris the mouse and her best friend Monsieur are in Italy! But after a pasta disaster at their favourite bistro, Claris meets a seamstress who needs her help. Can she make the perfect dress in time for the Venice Film Festival and find Monsieur again?



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Can You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree? Jane Godwin and Terry Denton

So … can a fish climb a tree?

Can a horse drive a car?

Can a baby bake a cake?

And if they can’t, what wonderful things can they do?

From bestselling creators Jane Godwin and Terry Denton comes a quirky and inspiring book about celebrating who YOU are and the power and peace to be found in not trying to be anyone else.



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In the Rockpool Andrea Rowe and Hannah Sommerville

One little rockpool.
Two little eyes.

Three little urchins, bobbing with the tide.

Little people love to explore little worlds! Dive into the rockpool with this glittering and gorgeous board book for our smallest nature-lovers, from the CBCA award-winning creators of Jetty Jumping, Andrea Rowe and Hannah Sommerville.


Giveaway closes DEC 11 at 8pm (AEST)⁠⁠ ⁠ Full competition T+C's on⁠⁠ ⁠

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Looking for gifts for older kids?

These are not part of our giveaway, but perfect for older kids!


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Real Pigeons Flap Out #11 Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood

Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts!

The Real Pigeons love flapping around the city and fighting crime.

But when lunches start mysteriously DISAPPEARING from tummies, a LOOKALIKE pigeon makes evil plans and a dangerous DOVE starts DESTROYING the city, the pigeons will need to use all the powers they have – and more!


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Hello Twigs, Surprise! Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood

For kids who love Narwhal and Jelly comes this joyous early graphic novel series about four twigs and their adventures in nature. The world is big when you’re a twig!

The world is big when you’re a twig! From the best-selling creators of Real Pigeons comes a joyous early graphic novel series that you can read aloud.

Red is a WILD TWIG who loves giving surprises. So when he jumps out and yells ‘SURPRISE’ at his friends, he expects them to laugh – but instead they are shocked and scared. Oh dear!

Can Red stay wild AND find a better way to surprise his friends? We hope so!


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The Big Book of Billie Volume #1 Sally Rippin and Aki Fukuoka

Meet Billie B Brown …

Billie can be many things. Sometimes she is brave. She can be beautiful, bold and busy. And sometimes she can even be a teensy bit bossy… but Billie is always the best friend ever!

A bumper collection of stories starring everyone's favourite friend, Billie B Brown. 



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Tish Learns to Swim: School of Monsters Sally Rippin and Chris Kennett

Every time Tish tries to paddle in the moat, she panics. Can the monsters find a way to keep her afloat?

Welcome to the School of Monsters: the funniest, silliest and most accessible series for first readers!

Start by reading only the last word on every line and work your way up to reading the whole story. With tumbling rhymes and an infectious sense of humour, the weird and wonderful students at the School of Monsters are guaranteed to spark a love of reading!


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The Underdogs Catch a Cat Burglar : The Underdogs #1 Kate Temple, Jol Temple and Shiloh Gordon

From the host of the popular YouTube series 'Behind the Bar' comes a debut cocktail recipe book that dives into the fundamental 'Flavour Triangle' of drink mixing—something strong, something sweet and something bitter. This bartender really wants you to learn the formula for a perfect cocktail.

Expect loads of helpful insights, from the science of ingredients and equipment to fun facts about the history of each drink. Whether mum is a novice drink mixer or experienced bartender, this book has a recipe to match all moods and tastes.


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The Trouble Collection: Contains 3 Naughty Dragons Stories! Natalie Jane Prior and Simon Howe

In the Laidley Hundreds, dangerous wild dragons roam the Highlands. But dragons aren’t born bad – just naughty! When Ava and Jack’s parents agree to foster two young dragons, the siblings can’t believe their luck. But teaching a mischievous pair of dragons how to behave isn't easy! Follow Jack, Ava, and their dragons Graun and Fafnine, on three troublesome adventures!

The Trouble Collection includes: Naughty Dragons Make Trouble! Naughty Dragons Try School! and Naughty Dragons Fire Up!



Completely Normal

Completely Normal (and Other Lies) Biffy James

Love has rules. So does grief. And Stella Wilde’s about to break them all.

Stella Wilde is secretly in love with the hottest guy in school, Isaac Calder. He seems to love her back, but there’s a problem – he already has a girlfriend, the gorgeous Grace Reyes. 

When Isaac is killed in a car accident, the entire school is turned upside down with grief. And while Grace can mourn publicly, Stella has to hide her feelings to stop people from finding out about her and Isaac being more than friends.  

But how long can Stella keep lying – to herself and everyone else? And when the truth finally comes out, how will it affect her newfound friendship with Grace?


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Amari and the Night Brothers: Amari #1 B.B. Alston

The most extraordinary and enchanting book of the year is here! Amari and the Night Brothers – the first in a magical new series for all ages from breakout author B.B. Alston.

Amari Peters has never stopped believing her missing older brother, Quinton, is alive. Not even when the police told her otherwise, or when she got in trouble for standing up to bullies who said he was gone for good.

So when she discovers a ticking briefcase in his closet containing a nomination for a summer tryout at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs, she’s certain the secretive organisation holds the key to locating Quinton – if only she can wrap her head around the idea of magicians, fairies, aliens, and other supernatural creatures all being real.