Book List in Order:30 titles

  • From a pretty peacock (oooh!) to some slimy slugs (yuck!), the animals depicted by acclaimed illustrator-author John Butler will delight the very young. This simple, interactive look at various animals and the responses they evoke will coax giggles a...


  • It is the early 1940s; Jack is a young man leaving university at odds with himself. Set aside from his peers fighting in the Second World War he tries to make a career in banking but finding himself a square peg in a round hole, he decides to enter t...


  • As a little boy drifts off to sleep one night, his dreams take him on an adventure around the world. He imagines vast oceans where dolphins leap, icy landscapes where penguins huddle for warmth, and wild grasslands where hippos, giraffes, and zebras ...



  • An avid reader of short stories myself, I have enjoyed journeying along with the likes of Mark Twain, O'Henry, Maupassant, Frank O'Connor and others of such ilk. Nearer home, writers like Keith Waterhouse, Bill Naughton, Sid Chaplin, Stan Barstow are...



  • An electrifying debut coming of age story set in San Francisco during the dotcom boomI had seen the Internet recently, in a cafĂ© on Haight and Steiner that had a grey coin-operated computer terminal in the corner. One guy was using it to read what a...












  • Enjoy this gorgeous bedtime counting story from acclaimed author-illustrator John Butler.As nighttime approaches, mother animals and their babies are settling down. A monkey makes a bed for her two babies, and a leopard tucks in her three little ones...


  • This adorable read-aloud features appealing baby animals and a rhyming text that is sure to please.From trumpeting like an elephant to howling like a wolf, author-illustrator John Butler delights the very young with this simple, interactive look at d...


  • The Ten in the Den friends are back for more fun! A game of hide-and-seek at sundown is the perfect way for the baby animals to end the day. But will they be able to find everyone before sundown? And just where could Little Mouse be? John Butler's am...


  • Adorable animals make room in their den for sleepy friends.Deep in the den, ten sleepy, cuddly animals snuggle up together for the night. But as the animal friends roll over to make more room, one animal after another gently tumbles out of the cozy d...


  • From the author of Whose Baby Am I? and Who Says Woof? comes this adorable, interactive picture book that introduces baby animals and their different noses and feet. With large, endearing illustrations and a guessing game format, toddlers will love l...







  • Renowned wildlife artist John Butler has created a wonderful way to introduce very young children to animals. Each right-hand page-on sturdy card stock-features a picture of an adorable baby animal with the question "Whose baby am I?" Turn the page a...



  • Take a trip through the animal world in this exquisitely-illustrated counting book.While young Daisy sleeps, animals play and swim and fly. When she wakes up, her mother tells her about each animal in turn.John Butler’s lyrical text and vivid p...



  • Butler and Midnight steer through a long-ago milieu so real that you can see the shadows of the palm trees and the hint of neon just outside the headlight beams, smell the cigar ash embedded in the seatcovers, taste the harsh liquor in the glove-comp...