Published Anthologies

Anthology Angels are proud to present to you our current Anthologies available for purchase. We hope you enjoy our collection of stories by inspiring Australian authors.

Hot Diggety Dog: Tales from the Bark Side

1 October 2023

Muddy dogs, clean dogs,
Sleepy dogs, hyper dogs,
City dogs, country dogs,
Beach dogs, snow dogs.
Couch dogs, flock dogs,
Surf dogs, sprint dogs,
Dress-up dogs, show dogs,
Cafe dogs, cool dogs.

Family dogs, service dogs,
Guard dogs, rescue dogs,
Therapy dogs, sight dogs,
Story dogs, pal dogs.

One dog, two dogs,
Three dogs, four…
Hot diggety dog!
We love them, that’s for sure,
Our furry friends,

Join the Anthology Angels as they take a walk on the bark side!

It's a Kind of Magic: Stories and Spells by Second-Rate Sorcerers

30 October 2022

I want to be a wizard,
But my mind is like a blizzard!
I don’t know if I can keep doing spells,
I might just have to say farewell.
People jeer and people laugh,
Which splits my confidence in half.

Join our second-rate sorcerers as they try and fail at magic spells, terrible tricks and bewildering bewitchments. This is a collection of stories and poems for children of all ages about resilience, friendship and finding out that the most enchanting things are often hidden in plain sight.

Once Upon a Whoops!: Fractured Fairytales and Ridiculous Rhymes

1 September 2021

Once Upon a Whoops! A book full of fairy tales that have a little twist. All of them familiar. It’s really quite a list. So, once upon a time is a good way to start, but twice upon a time is what tell these apart.

A collection of twisted tales, ridiculous rhymes and peculiar pictures by Australian authors and illustrators to raise funds and awareness for premature babies with Life’s Little Treasures Foundation’s Sibling Story Time.

Tell 'em They're Dreaming: Bedtime Ballads and Tall Tales from the Australian Bush

1 November 2020

From the authors of Share Your Story, a collection of bedtime ballads and tall tales inspired by the Australian Bush written for the young and the young at heart.

The bush ballad, bush song or bush poem is a style of poetry and folk music that depicts the life, character and scenery of the Australian bush.

This modern interpretation from contemporary authors celebrates what it means to them. All profits from the sale of the anthology are donated to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service to help protect our bush and support those who risk their lives to save it.

Spooktacular Stories: Thrilling Tales for Brave Kids

1 October 2019

In these pages you will find, Spooktacular stories of all kinds. 
Uncanny acts and creepy tales, bumps in the night and things that wail.
They’ve been written to give you thrills, hair-raising frights, spine-tingling chills.
But if you get too many creepy feels, remember this is fiction, none of it’s for-reals.

A collection of short stories and poetry with a Halloween theme by the authors and illustrators of Share Your Story.

From scary noises in the dark to ghoulish characters causing trouble, this anthology is perfect for young readers aged 8 to 12, as well as grown ups who are just as brave.

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas: An Anthology of Christmas Tales

1 December 2018

Turn the pages to unwrap this grand gift of short stories and poetry celebrating the spirit of Christmas.

From Santa in his underwear to Christmas rules, from a missing star to Christmas bellyaches, this anthology is packed with Yuletide happiness that will bring a smile to all faces during the most magical time of the year.

From the authors and illustrators of Share Your Story.