Phil’s popular Danny Allen books that feature prominently in the State Library exhibition and his school presentations are back in print as paperbacks!
Requests for class sets can now be filled. Contact your bookseller.
Phil’s Book Feathers illustrated by Phil Lesnie and published by Scholastic Press was shortlisted for the Prime Ministers Literary Awards 2018.
Phil has had three books recognised in the CBCA Notable Books list for 2018!
Feathers, illustrated by Phil Lesnie and published by Scholastic Press was listed in the Picture Book of the Year category.
BOY, illustrated by Shane Devries and published by Scholastic press was listed in the Early Childhood category.
Wilbur, Grace and Joe , illustrated by Amanda Graham, published by Little Book Press was also listed in the Early Childhood category.
Phil’s new book, Feathers, illustrated beautifully by Phil Lesnie, has just been released by Scholastic Press.
Phil’s Latest Release! – A MUSICAL for schools to perform is co-written by arranger/composer Glyn Lehmann and is OUT NOW!
A Stunning New Musical for Australian Schools! Available Now at: www.songlibrary.net/Arlie-Abbstock
Award winning author Phil Cummings and renowned composer/songwriter Glyn Lehmann launch their new musical Arlie Abbstock and the Incredible Cape.
Watch the trailer here!
Written for performers aged 5-12 years, this work is full of songs, drama, comedy, action and even a rap. This work celebrates difference and explores themes of resilience, perseverance, resourcefulness, artistic endeavour, empathy, acceptance and recycling!
The story revolves around Arlie Abbstock who lives in a small medieval village. The other children like to play with swords and battle axes but Arlie likes to stitch and weave and sew. When the king is captured by a dragon, and the bumbling knights fail to rescue him… Arlie has a plan of his own.
The Performance Pack contains everything you need to rehearse and perform this exciting new musical – whether you read music or not.
- piano/vocal score
- performance and learning tracks
- sound effects and incidental music
- easy parts for recorder and ukulele
- suggestions for staging, costumes and extended learning in the classroom.
To celebrate this creative collaboration between Phil and Glyn, there are a strictly limited number of printed, first edition Book and CD packs personally signed by the creators.
To order online OR pre-order the limited edition book and CD including all of the above and signed by both creators visit: