Planet Picture Book

Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle

A short informative picture book about the coconut rhinoceros beetle. The species arrived in the Pacific Islands by accident and is considered a major pest – it bores into the top of the coconut palm to drink the sap...

One Day

This picture book in simple rhyme recounts a day in the life of a young Pacific Island schoolboy, from the moment he wakes until night falls. I was immediately struck by this picture book with its beautiful, bold...

Tonga

The Kingdom of Tonga comprises not just one, but over 170 islands of which 40 are inhabited. I had no idea! And I had no idea what picture books I would find there until I started looking. I didn’t think it would...