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Violet Mackerel book coverViolet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot

By Anna Branford

Illustrated by Sarah Davis

Introducing the gorgeous Violet Mackerel, a character who girls 5 + are going to fall in love with. Violet Mackerel thinks she would QUITE LIKE to own the blue china bird at the Saturday markets. This is not just a SILLY WISH. It is instead the start of a VERY IMPORTANT idea. But what she needs is a PLOT. A BRILLIANT plot. Introducing readers to a new warm and loveable character, Violet Mackerel’s Brilliant Plot is a story not to be missed.

Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2010
Australian RRP: $19.95
New Zealand RRP: $22.99
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Violet Mackerel book coverViolet Mackerel's Remarkable Recovery

By Anna Branford

Illustrated by Sarah Davis 

Join Violet Mackerel for another warm story as she discovers The Theory of Giving Small Things. VIOLET MACKEREL has to have her tonsils out. Violet does NOT think this is a good idea. She prefers NOT to have things taken out. But the tonsils have to go. And that’s all right, because maybe Violet will make the most REMARKABLE RECOVERY ever. 

Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2011
Australian RRP: $19.95
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
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Violet Mackerel book 3 - Natural HabitatViolet Mackerel's Natural Habitat

By Anna Branford

Illustrated by Sarah Davis

VIOLET MACKEREL has a new theory. It is the THEORY of HELPING small THINGS. VIOLET MACKEREL quite likes helping. She PARTICULARLY likes to help SMALL THINGS. So when Violet makes friends with a tiny ladybird called SMALL GLORIA, she wants to give her a HELPING HAND. But sometimes it’s hard to know the best way to help a SMALL THING – especially when it’s not in its NATURAL HABITAT. 

Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2011
Australian RRP: $19.95
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
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Violet Mackerel book 3 - Personal SpaceViolet Mackerel's Personal Space

By Anna Branford

Illustrated by Sarah Davis

VIOLET MACKEREL has some good news and some not-so-good news. The good news is about Mum and Vincent! The not-so-good news is that they have to move house. Violet is trying to be brave, but sometimes leaving your personal space can be tricky.

Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April, 2012
Australian RRP: $19.95
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stay tuned for updates on rest of the books in the series as they are released!