New children’s titles for August at the Independent Bookstore

August 18, 2021 BY

New Authors, new books, and best prices!

JODIE, the managing partner of Playtime Books, is excited to present these new titles, released worldwide, and available at the Independent Bookstore.

These wonderful books encompass years of work, design and planning for these unknown authors to find a place in the world of children books around the world.

“We are always immensely proud of our team, and our new authors, and hope everyone can grab a book for a gift, or for the family to enjoy together,” Jodie said.

“Our aim is to capture children’s imagination and maintain their interest with a thoughtful story.”

You can purchase these great titles online at, or instore 218A Skipton Street, Ballarat.


“A great and fun tale of a frog’s snowy adventure by a new author who cares to see children have a story to learn from… well done and great work… beautifully illustrated,” Megan, indie book reviewer.

“A cultural and ethical milestone for children and communities alike… a story of being respectful to self and all around in this small world we share. Wonderful,” Dale, indie book reviewer.

“A fun book of fresh illustrations and limerick to entertain and excite the kids who do love pirates… and curly fries!” Dave, indie book reviewer.

“A great book for families with young kids to find simple explanation and build a confident understanding for them to know being a child is not about being perfect but being perfect as you are… well done, Ms Farrell, a great book,” Dianne, indie book reviewer.

“A marvellous adventure for learning and fun… what a great book for Australian kids to love and the world to learn about this great country and culture… well done Alistair for a thoughtful and enjoyable tale of young adventure,” Craig, indie book reviewer.

A magical frolic into a puppies world of mischief for all kids to enjoy… beautifully illustrated by Kim Coffey and told by a new young talented author… 5 stars and thoroughly recommend,” Thomas, indie book reviewer.

“A fun-filled ride from new author MrChipz who has captured the enjoyment for children to read along with and laugh… well done,” Colin, indie book reviewer.

“An original and enjoyable voice in adventure fantasy, where myths are challenged and childhood inspired… well done Dustin and keep the writing coming… a great fun read… 5 stars,” John, indie book reviewer.






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