This is a simple, engaging and vibrant story about different characters and families living on the same street.

At the bottom of town lies a long looping street. I wonder who lives here. Who will we meet?


Bestselling picture book author Katrina Germein writes stories that delight children and adults alike. Her popular book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remains in print more than a decade since its release, and is one of three of Katrina’s titles to have won a Notable Book commendation from the Children’s Book Council of Australia. In 2011 Katrina’s book My Dad Thinks He’s Funny was short-listed for children’s choice awards across Australia as well as being Highly Commended in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Aside from writing, sunshine makes Katrina happy and so does swimming in the sea with her three children.

Anthea Stead is a graphic designer and illustrator who grew up in Sydney’s western suburbs. She graduated from Sydney College of the Arts with a BA in Visual Communications and from there designed magazines both in Sydney and the UK while freelancing on the side as an illustrator. Anthea lives on the south coast of NSW with her husband and daughter. Somebody’s House is her first book.


Children will love exploring the paintings on each page, and you could talk for hours about what each character is up to… This book is a beauty and you’ll want it in your house.

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