The world is big when you’re a twig!

A joyous new graphic novel series for beginner readers, from Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, the creators of
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The cover of the book Hello Twigs, Surprise, featuring an illustration of a reg twig with a smiling mouth jumping up. The text on the cover says 'From the creators of Real Pigeons, Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood.'
Hello Twigs, Surprise!
A cover of a book Hello Twigs, How Are You Feeling, featuring an illustration of a character called Stump who is a short tree stump. The text on the cover says 'From the creators of Real Pigeons, Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood.'
Hello Twigs, How Are You Feeling?
A cover of the book Hello Twigs, Time to Paint, featuring an illustration of Noodle, a twig with a paint palette in one and her other hand is spreading paint through the air. The text on the cover says 'From the creators of Real Pigeons, Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood.'
Hello Twigs, Time to Paint
A cover of the book Hello Twigs, Let's Find Treasure, featuring an illustration of Ziggy Twig, who wears a leaf backpack on her back. The text on the cover says 'From the creators of Real Pigeons, Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood.'
Hello Twigs, Let’s Find Treasure
The book cover of Hello Twigs, Puddle Party by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Hello Twigs, Puddle Party
Book cover of Hello Twigs, Look Who's Grumpy by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Hello Twigs, Look Who’s Grumpy
Hello Twigs, Ta-Daaa! (Coming in August 2024)
Hello Twigs, What A Mess (Coming in August 2024)
An illustrated book cover featuring three twigs and a stump. It features a HELLO TWIGS logo and the word SURPRISE is the books subtitle.
Hello Twigs, Surprise!
A book cover with a large, illustrated stump in the front. The cover says HELLO TWIGS, HOW ARE YOU FEELING?
Hello Twigs, How Are you Feeling?
Book cover of the book HELLO TWIGS, TIME TO PAINT by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood. The cover features an illustration of a skinny twig who is splashing paint around with its hand
Hello Twigs, Time To Paint
Cover of the book, "Hello Twigs, Let's Find Treasure". it features an illustration with a yellow tone, a red logo and three twigs (and one stump) with eyes. The twigs appear to be setting out on a mission
Hello Twigs, Let’s Find Treasure
Book cover of Hello Twigs, Look Who's Grumpy by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Hello Twigs, Look Who’s Grumpy
The cover of the book Hello Twigs, Puddle Party by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Hello Twigs, Puddle Party
Cover of Hello Twigs, Ta-Daaa!
Hello Twigs, Ta-Daaa! (August 2024)
Book cover of Hello Twigs, What A Mess by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Hello Twigs, What A Mess (August 2024)

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Join three twigs (and one stump) as they explore nature, creativity and emotions with heart, humour and some slapstick! Each book is 48 pages with full-colour illustrations and simple text that can be read aloud.

“A sweet story about celebrating teamwork and acknowledging the feelings of others … will appeal to fans of similar series, such as Pizza and Taco and Narwhal and Jelly.” – Bookseller + Publisher



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A photo of two white men with glasses – Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood. They are sitting at a book signing table at an event, talking to two kids and a parent, whose faces cannot be seen.
Ben Wood and Andrew McDonald are the creators of Real Pigeons and Hello Twigs. All photos: Alan Moyle.

For review copies and media enquiries please contact kidsmarketing@hardiegrant.com.


Hello Twigs was created on the land of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. Land that was never ceded. We pay our respects to all First Nations people of Australia.

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