Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

Voices in the Park, written and illustrated by Anthony Browne. Four people come into the park; four distinct voices narrate what happened there. A terrific book for teaching perspective/point of view for reading and voice in writing.

The Dream of the Thylacine is a lament for a lost species, and a celebration of the Australian landscape.

Fishpond New Zealand, The Dream of the Thylacine by Ron Brooks Margaret Wild. Buy Books online: The Dream of the Thylacine, ISBN Ron Brooks Margaret Wild

Two brothers and their parents spend a day at the zoo, looking at the animals in the cages - or is it that the animals are watching the visitors? This winner of the 1993 Kate Greenaway Medal is a teasing examination of the relationship between man and animals, and the role of zoos.

Zoo (Red Fox picture books) Any book by Anthony Browne is great.

Readers can follow the deadly python as she slithers in search of a meal in this riveting nature story that is not for the faint of heart. Combining informative facts, expressive illustrations, and a lyrical, mesmerizing narrative, here is a book to captivate anyone fascinated by this iconic creature. Full color.

Python by Christopher Cheng, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

From an exciting new team comes a quirky, thought-provoking picture book about a pair of brothers with two very different approaches to a crisis!

The Vegetable Ark by Kim Kane, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.