Do you want to improve the diversity in your library’s children’s picture book collection? Update your collection by purchasing some of the books listed below, suggested by NSW public library staff and assessed by our academic partners in this project.

Diverse picture book categories

Australian picture books focusing on:

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander characters
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse characters
    (please note the focus is English language books that feature CALD characters)
  • Gender, sex and sexually diverse characters
  • Characters with disability 
  • Characters from regional or rural areas 

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