Books & Stories
Little Matilda and the Lost Bunny
Little Matilda has one toy that she loves more than anything—her bunny. She takes it everywhere, even on a nature walk with her friend, Jack. When they get home, Little Matilda realises her treasured bunny is missing. She cries, squeals and thumps her small paws. Will Little Matilda ever find her lost bunny?
Grace and Mr Milligan
Grace lives next door to old Mr Milligan and his goat Charlie. They are the best of friends. But when Mr Milligan’s beloved goat dies, everything changes. Will Grace be able to help her friend overcome his sadness?
Grace and Mr Milligan is a heart-warming story of grief, love and the healing power of friendship.
Little Matilda Goes to Hospital
Little Matilda is not feeling well, but she is worried about going to hospital for the first time. Will she be able to overcome her fears and get the care she needs? A gentle and affirming story about being brave and the magic of kindness.
Little Matilda Goes to Hospital is the second book in a series of rhyming picture books written by Caz Goodwin and illustrated by Shaney Hyde.
Little Matilda is a lonely kitten eager to make a friend. She approaches some potential playmates, but none of them want to play with her. Will Matilda find a friend who is kind? Join Little Matilda as she learns to believe in herself and holds onto her dream of finding a special friend.
Little Matilda has been shortlisted for the Book of the Year 2022 by Speech Pathology Australia. It is the first in a series of rhyming picture books written by Caz Goodwin and illustrated by Shaney Hyde.
DAISY RUNS WILD
Daisy is a lazy koala who likes to sleep and eat gum leaves. But one morning she runs wild, causing havoc and hilarity at the park. Why is Daisy acting so strangely? This hilarious, rhyming story with lovable characters is too funny to read alone.
Daisy Runs Wild was written by Caz Goodwin, illustrated by Ashley King and published by Little Hare Books, an imprint of Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing.
All of Jasper’s dreams come true when he finds his very own ‘puppy dog’ to walk in Centenary Park. But Daisy the ‘dog’ isn’t much of a walker – she spends most of her time climbing gumtrees and dozing. If only someone would explain to Jasper that Daisy is a koala, NOT a dog.
Lazy Daisy was written by Caz Goodwin, illustrated by Ashley King and published by Little Hare Books, an imprint of Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing.
Lazy Daisy was on Readings Bookshops’ Best-seller List (Children’s Books, March 2019) and Farrells Bookshop’s Best-seller List (Picture Books, March 2019).
LAZY DAISY has been reprinted in paper back.
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A young girl is excited when she finds a giant egg. But when a baby dragon hatches, it refuses to eat and just cries and cries. Will she be able to work out what to do before it’s too late? A fun rhyming picture book, Dragon’s Egg was a winner in the Singapore National Arts Council Awards (picture book).
Dragon’s Egg was written by Caz Goodwin, illustrated by Low Joo Hong and published by Marshall Cavendish Children, an imprint of Marshall Cavendish International.
Dragon’s Egg – The Korean edition
Dragon’s Egg, originally published in English, was translated into Korean.
Over 25 of my short stories and poems have been published in magazines and anthologies.