For too long koalas have been called 'bears'. Some bears wear pants and live in cottages in the woods ... but this koala is out to prove to the world that he is BARE! And that never, ever ever can a koala be a bear... From the internationally renowned author of the bestselling Diar... read more
|Series:||Stella Montgomery Ser.|
|Awards:||2015 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards Category Winner - Childrens & Young Adult|
A stalwart orphan sets out on a spine-tingling adventure in this wildly imaginative and darkly funny Victorian middle grade novel.
High on a cliff above the gloomy Victorian town of Withering-by-Sea stands the Hotel Majestic. In... read more
A revised hardcover edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur, author the #1 New York Times bestseller milk and honey. Her long-awaited second collection of poetry is a vibrant and transcen... read more
Encycopaedias, Science, Maths & reference materials
|Series:||Lonely Planet Kids Ser.|
It's time to peek inside the world's most famous museums.
Welcome to Lonely Planet Kids' Incredible Cabinet of Wonders - the greatest little museum in the world! 12 collectors, from toy makers and monster hunters, to sailo... read more
Biography & Memoir
|Awards:||Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction 2017 (Australia). Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Non-fiction 2018 (Australia).|
Winner, The 2018 Victorian Prize for Literature, and the Prize for Non-Fiction
Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife...
But ... read more
|Author:||David Long; Harry Bloom|
Ahoy shipmate! Grab your magnifying glass and seek out history's most notorious pirates in this swashbuckling search-and-find adventure, packed with over 200 things to spot! Explore the lives of 10 real pirates and learn about life on the high seas, whilst u... read more
'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah Kent A new friendship. An unforgettable journey.A beautiful and bloody history.
This is Iceland as you've never read it before ...
Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author K ri G slason are good friends... read more
Biography & Memoir
Light and Shadowis the incredible story of a father waging a secret war against communism during the Cold War, while his son comes of age as a journalist and embarks on the risky career of a foreign correspondent. Mark covered local a... read more
Small House Living Australia features 21 small, inspiring Australian homes. Some are clever additions onto tight urban sites- others are tranquil weekenders in deep countryside - what all have in common is a shared belief that good architectural design principles mak... read more
Conceived by Newbery Medalist DiCamillo and featuring enchanting illustrations by Kim, this nearly wordless graphic story follows a little girl in search of a friend. Full color.
Age range 7+
In the late 18th century, ragtag groups of Europeans started to arrive in Australia. Most were convicts, some were soldiers, a few had just run out of choices. They blundered onto an ancient land that had been peopled for 60,000 years. Th... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Winner Pulitzer Prize 2017 Winner of National Book Awards: Fiction 2016. Shortlisted for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2017. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017|
#1 New York Times BestsellerWinner of the Pulitzer PrizeWinner of the National Book AwardWinner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in FictionLonglisted for the Man Booker Prize
One of the Best books of the Year: The New York Times, The Washi... read more