Celebrate Australia all year round with An Aussie Year book

An Aussie Year book

Every month brings new delights and celebrations in the life of an Aussie kid. Here is a book that celebrates the diversity of Australian childhood month by month with gorgeous illustrations, maps, and more. Come take a look.

An Aussie Year: Twelve Months in the Life of Australian Kids is from author Tania McCartney and illustrator Tina Snerling – two Australian mums who love the vibrant diversity of life in our beautiful country. Through five fun characters – Ned, Lily, Zoe, Kirra, and Matilda young readers learn about the celebrations, traditions, and events that colour the Australian landscape and make being an Aussie true blue beaut!

An Aussie Year book

Each two-page spread is dedicated to one month of the year and filled with gorgeous illustrations displaying things that give us a sense of belonging to our landscape and society. From monumental events such as Australia Day celebrations to the simple moments that Aussie kids know so well – like sticky fingers from icy poles in summertime.


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An Aussie Year is a snapshot of who we are as a nation – a vibrant mix of culture and race with a big dose of fun and sun. Both educational and engaging, it is a perfect read for children aged six to ten. Grab your copy of An Aussie Year for $19.99 plus shipping at Exisle Publishing or seek it out in all good book stores.

Kate Murray

Kate Murray

Kate was a regular of Melbourne’s music and film scenes, but these days she is on the mum scene. Mother to one adorable little hipster, Kate loves seeking out the latest trends in technology, vintage-style kids clothing, and offbeat kids products. She is often found riding her bike by the Yarra river with baby on back, heading for a good soy latte at the latest kid-friendly cafe. She wants to get there before it becomes cool. So Melbourne.

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