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Renee Treml
Primary Lower Years (Prep – 2) | Primary Middle Years (Years 3 – 4) | Primary Upper Years (Years 5 – 6)

Renee Treml is the author and illustrator of several best-selling picture books for very young readers, including Once I Heard a Little Wombat, Ten Little Owls, and Roo Knows Blue. She is also the creator of the highly engaging and funny junior fiction graphic novel Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery and its sequel, Sherlock Bones and the Sea-Creature Feature. Renee has a degree in environmental science and has a passionate love of natural history. All of her school visits, both in person or virtual, include fun and interactive workshops where children create illustrations or write their own stories.

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Books by Renee Treml

Let’s Go, Little Roo!

‘Come along, Little Roo!’ called Mummy. ‘It’s time to go.’
Deep down, Little Roo wants to play, but everything here is new and different . . . and a little bit scary. With Mummy by her side, will Little Roo be brave enough to venture out?

Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery

‘Hi there, I’m Sherlock Bones. Who is Sherlock Bones, you ask? Well, I don’t like to brag, but my trusty side-kick Watts says I’m the greatest detective in our whole museum. Don’t you, Watts? Watts…?’ You might not be able to hear Watts, because she’s technically a stuffed parrot, but I always know what she’s thinking. And right now she’s thinking: Can we solve the mystery of the missing Blue Diamond and save the Museum of Natural History, before it’s too late?

Sherlock Bones and the Sea-creature Feature

Hi there, I’m Sherlock Bones – I’m a tawny frogmouth skeleton (really) AND a mystery-solving superstar!
With my trusty partners, clever Watts and sassy Grace, I’m here to solve the mystery of the monster in the museum.
And we have a new sidekick, but he can be tricky to keep track of.
Join us for another super-fun adventure as we seek out the monster and save the museum.
You might not be able to hear Watts, because she’s technically a stuffed parrot, but I always know what she’s thinking.
And right now she’s thinking: Can we solve the mystery of the monster in the museum?

Roo Knows Blue

Roo knows, Roo knows, Roo knows blue.
But does Roo know about other colours too?

Ten Sleepy Sheep

Night-time has fallen and the farm is asleep, time for you to count your sheep.
Count along with our baby animals as a farm in the Australian bush goes to sleep.

A perfect bedtime book for small children, introducing the concept of counting down from ten.

One Very Tired Wombat

How hard can it be to find a bit of peace and quiet?

Wombat is tired and just wants to rest. But it’s hard to sleep during the day when a bunch of noisy birds want to sing and play. The magpies keep whistling, the fairy wrens are flitting about and don’t even talk about the kookaburras.

Poor tired wombat. Will he ever get to sleep?

Once I Heard a Little Wombat

‘Once I heard a little wombat stomp stomp stomp . . . ‘

Read along and act out the movements as these baby Australian animals eat, play and settle down for nap time.

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