From 1981-1992 Kym Lardner wrote and illustrated four picture books which all together sold 130,000 copies in Australia, England and Canada. They are hard to find in bookshops now but you can read them in libraries and right here online.
The Naked Penguin
A new 32 page colour picture book from Kym Lardner.
Once there was a little penguin who was different from all the other penguins. All because he has no patch of white on his chest. Nobody will play with him and all the Arctic creatures are too busy to help him. But when the penguin decides to leave his home, he starts to notice that there are other animals who are different too. And the little penguin learns life's most important lesson...
Hard back edition is still avaliable for $20 (only 150 copies left till out of print forever)
The Dragons Lie
Once in a zoo a a small boy stood outside the dragon's cage, asking questions...
Why is a once-powerful dragon locked in a cage in a zoo? Where is the strength that made his scales shine and his breath of flames boil a lake? A young boy is determined to find the answers.
A beautiful story about friendship and freedom, by the creative father-and-son team, Kym and Oliver Lardner.