Ignite your child's love of reading with these three wonderfully illustrated picture books all about Melbourne
Whether your child is a Melbourne local or has an affiliation with Victoria's capital city, the following books are sure to spark an interest!
Nurture your child's love of reading with one of the following picture books dedicated to Melbourne.
Hello, Melbourne by Megan McKean
Hello, Melbourne! is a beautiful book dedicated to all the thngs your child knows and loves about Melbourne.
Colourful laneways, shopping arcades, magpies, Luna Park, St Kilda, the State Library and Lygon Street all feature in this bright and cheerful book.
Hello, Melbourne is a "look and find" book by Megan McKean; a Sydney-based designer who now has three children's books to hear name; the other two being Hello, Australia and Hello, Sydney.
Found in Melbourne by Joanne O'Callaghan, illustrated by Kori Song
Found in Melbourne is an illustrated picture book encouraging children to count objects in landmarks around the city and Victoria.
Found in Melbourne
Featuring locations such as Flinders Street Station, Federation Square, the Queen Vic Market, the MGC, the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and the Dandenong Ranges, Found in Melbourne is another beautifully illustrated book that also taps into child friendships. The two main characters, a boy and a girl, spark a friendship in the story and the two explore Melbourne & Victoria together.
Melbourne Word by Word by Michael McMahon
Melbourne Word by Word is illustrated by a Melbourne local, Michael McMahon.
Melbourne Word by Word
Word by word, sound by sound, sight by familiar sight, this is a book that evokes the spirit of Melbourne.
A city guide in some ways, but is more a celebration of Melbourne’s iconic landmarks and hidden gems.
Have we missed any? If you know of any other Melbourne picture books for children to add to the list, get in touch!