Time for some nostalgia. Journey back to the books that helped shape your childhood. We have selected 25 vintage children’s books, including titles from Patricia Wrightson, Nan Chauncy, Colin Thiele, Ivan Southall and many other stalwarts of Australian literature. These books touch on almost every aspect of life Down Under, from the flora and fauna to the Outback and farming. These books have influenced generations and their publication dates range from 1894 for Ethel Turner’s influential Seven Little Australians to several selections from the early 1970s.
These books stand the test of time. Reread them. Discover the ones you missed. Pick up a copy of a beloved book for the young person in your life, or treat yourself to a collectible copy of an old classic favorite.