SHOP NOW: free delivery anywhere in Australia for two or more books

Read an excerpt
ISBN: 9781760991203
Dimensions: 19.5x19.5cm
Pages: 32
Publication year: 2022
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Share via:      

Backyard Beasties

Written by Helen Milroy

$19.99 GST

Choose your gift wrap design

Kraft paper ($2.00)

Choose your gift wrap design

Kraft paper ($2.00)

Remaining/Maximum Characters: 100/100

SKU: 9781760991203 Categories: , Tags: , ,

From the author of Backyard Birds and Backyard Bugs, Helen Milroy’s latest picture book, Backyard Beasties, is designed to teach us all about the croaking, barking, screeching, mewling creatures that share our homes. From beastie besties, like the Pomeranian and the pussycat, to clucking chickens and licking lizards, the jewel-like illustrations will make this book a joy to share.


‘This little book is a delight to look at and talk about and your littlies will love it as soon as those little eyes can focus.’ Good Reading Magazine

‘The brilliant blend of colours, couplets and creatures is sure to intrigue kids again and again.’ Buzz Words Books

‘… its appealing cover and bold illustrations will captivate and delight readers, making it a fun and informative book.’ Writing WA

‘… the bright, colourful illustrations … will delight readers as they see the animals displayed on each page.’ Read Plus

‘Full of bright, stunning illustrations, and an expertly told story …’ Better Reading

‘A great little book to develop habits of observing and celebrating nature and connecting with your environment.’ Story Links

‘… the simple rhyming text is a pleasure to read aloud and the illustrations are rich.’ Sally Murphy


Children’s Book Council of Australia Early Childhood Book of the Year (Notable Book 2023)

Pages: 32
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Share via:      

Helen Milroy

Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She was born and educated in Perth. Helen has always had a passionate interest in health and wellbeing, especially for children. Helen studied medicine at the University of Western Australia. She is currently a professor at UWA, Consultant Child […]