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Billie B Brown

Meet Billie B Brown! She's brave, brilliant and bold, and she has sold 1 million copies!

Billie B Brown is an innovative early reader fiction series for children, primarily girls, aged 5-7, who are just beginning to read on their own. The Billie B Brown books don’t patronise readers but aim to delight and foster a love of reading from an early age.  Australian parents looking for a way to bridge the reading worlds of picture books and fiction have learnt to rely on this series - Billie is there to help kids step into reading!

‘Who could have dreamed that these little books would take off the way they have? Certainly not me! To all the supporters of this series, whoever you are, I could never thank you enough.’ Sally Rippin, Billie B Brown Author.

Publisher Hilary Rogers says, 'That the Billie B Brown books have been so wholeheartedly supported by booksellers around the country is a vindication of the vibrancy of Australian children's publishing. These wonderful books were commissioned, written, designed and printed by a fabulous creative team of locals (and the iconic illustrations were done by amazing up-and-comer Aki Fukuoka, who is a New Zealander). Working on the Billie books is an ongoing pleasure for everyone at Hardie Grant Egmont.'

Managing Director Natasha Besliev says, ‘One million copies sold is an amazing achievement. It’s especially extraordinary for our current market. The future book readers of Australia are showing us week after week that their appetite for quality local content is great, and our local book publishers and retailers are playing a crucial role in maintaining this important cultural legacy for the future generations of readers.’


To learn more about the books, play some fantastic games, and spend some time with Billie B Brown, click here!

Series titles:

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Billie B Brown: The Spotty Holiday
Billie is going on a plane to visit her grandma! They are going to do so many fun things together. Nothing can go wrong with this holiday...
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Billie B Brown: The Cutest Pet Ever
Billie has found the most adorable guinea pig in the pet shop. She is going to love it forever! If only she can convince her mum and dad...
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Billie B Brown: The Copycat Kid
Billie is saving up for a special toy, and Jack is helping her do jobs. But what will happen when Jack wants to spend the money on something else?
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Billie B Brown: The Pocket Money Blues
The new girl at school won't stop copying Billie! It is so annoying. What can Billie do?
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Billie B Brown: The Deep End
Billie's class used to swim in the little pool. But this year they're moving to the big one. Will Billie be too scared to swim in the deep end?
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Billie B Brown: The Night Fright
Billie loves hanging out with Rebecca's older sisters. They make her feel so grown-up! But is Billie grown-up enough to handle the scary movies they like?
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Billie B Brown: The Missing Tooth
Billie has lost her first tooth! It's very small, so she has to take special care of it. She can't wait for the Tooth Fairy to come...
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Billie B Brown: The Bully Buster
There is a bully at Billie's school who is being mean to everyone. What can Billie do about it?
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