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G’day!

Welcome to Gumnut Entertainment–home of the books written by Ben Innes as children’s book author, I.B. Gumnut!

On the South Coast of New South Wales, where the bush meets the sea,

There’s an endless source of inspiration surrounding me.

So, I put pen to paper, and I begin to write,

About the scenery and animals, so vivid and bright.

My goal when writing, there is only one,

To make someone smile and find reading fun.

My books are for the young and young at heart,

Find one that appeals and add it to the shopping cart!

Kindest Regards,
I.B. Gumnut

Australian Children’s Book Author

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Beautiful, illustrated stories for kids

NEW! The Fisher Birds

Our latest release, out now! Check out our new, wonderfully illustrated book – The Fisher Birds. Only $19.95.

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Mad Dogs

Mad Dogs is an Australian outback story about two mischievous dogs who, when their work is done, decide to have some motorbike fun!

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Daniel’s Push Bike

Daniel, a young man, has built a push bike to ride in the sea. He has a longing to see his father who lives on the far side of an ocean.

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The Haunted House

The inspiration for this story came from a wonderful house that I had the pleasure of living in for several years.

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Mad Dogs 2

Mad Dogs 2 is set in the Australian outback. On a sheep station, the farmer is away on business.

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The Escape

The Escape is the story of a family of Gibbons who, when given the chance, take Keeper Kate’s coat which has in the pockets the keys to the Zoo gates.

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The Storm

Set in the Australian tropics this is a story about the adventures of a baby bat who experiences a cyclone alone!

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Meet Ivy

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Ivy is a special character we’ve been developing for a new book. She’s a caring young mermaid who is passionate about keeping our ocean clean. Check out some of our…

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Spring Holiday Activities

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Spring School Holidays are here! Keep the kiddies entertained and learning with these fun activities, based on the books by Aussie children’s author I.B. Gumnut. Our first activity features The…

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