Creative Kids tales have released a short story collection that offers 53 stories or poems from 40 emerging Australian authors and illustrators. It's a varied mix ranging from humour through to serious or food for thought stories and verse. It would make an ideal Christmas present for kids in the 5-12 age group. Price is $15 plus postage. Available from http://www.justkidslit.com/shop/chapter-books/the-creative-kids-tales-story-collection/. It showcases some real talent from our Aussie children's writers.