|Author:||Carrie Gallasch; Sara Acton (Illustrator)|
|Reading Level:||7 Kids picture|
The days are long and warm, the nights balmy, and the cherries in the orchard are growing juicy and plump. Time stretches endlessly ahead as we're transported to an idyllic summer of swinging from trees, running with kites and gazing at stars.\
With wistful illustrations by a... read more
A BRAND-NEW SERIES FROM THE CREATOR OF THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED PICTURE BOOK, ANIMALIA.
Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck are playing happily in the garden. But when disaster strikes, who will save the day?
From the award-... read more
'I couldn't put it down.' Sofie LagunaThis is a true story. A young man heads off on a journey to find out if magic still exists in the world, to know its wonder, and to see if it might save him when his own life is unexpectedly at stake.In the Caribbean, he meets a Rastafarian Don Juan who ... read more
A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson is rightly recognised as Australia's greatest storyteller and most celebrated poet, the boy from the bush who became the voice of a generation.
He gave us our unofficial national anthem, 'Waltzing Matilda', and treasured ballads such as 'The Man from Snowy Ri... read more
Mike Carlton was born to controversy. His father Jimmy, a renowned Olympic athlete and later a Catholic priest, married his mother after a whirlwind wartime courtship. This scandal was hushed up at first, but eventually it made headlines. Six years later, Jimmy Carlton died in his w... read more
|Author:||Marina Amaral (Illustrator); Dan Jones|
The top five Sunday Timesbestseller.
'Breathtaking'Daily Mail. 'Astonishing'Sun. 'Shimmering'Spectator. 'Extraordinary'Daily Telegraph.
The Colour of Time spans more than a hundred years of world history from the reign of ... read more
TO US SHE IS MAY GIBBS, CREATOR OF SNUGGLEPOT & CUDDLEPIE.
BUT TO HER FAMILY, SHE WAS KNOWN AS 'MAMIE'.
In a land far away, where fairies, pixies and elves live deep in the woods, a baby girl is born. Her parents call her Mamie.
Mamie loves to sing and dance and p... read more
When Sara Rose returns to live in her recently deceased grandmother's Tasmanian cottage, her past and that of her mother and grandmother is ever-present. Sara's grandmother, Nina Barsova, a Russian post-war immigrant, lovingly raised Sara in the cottage at the foot of Mt Wellington but... read more
The story of a grisly triple murder in Central Victoria in October 2014 - contemporary Australian true crime at its best.
An ugly story told beautifully. WEDDERBURN will hold you tightly in its grip, and leave an imprint when it lets you go.' Myfanwy Jones'In WEDDERBURN, we see... read more
Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on the Western Front than anyone. Bean's private wartime diaries, held by the Australian War Memorial, form a unique and personal rec... read more
Biography & Memoir
|Reading Level:||3 Biography|
"I was born into a world that expected very little of women like me. We were meant to tread lightly on the earth, influencing events through our husbands and children, if at all. We were meant to fade into invisibility as we aged. I defied all of these expecta... read more
It took millions of years of isolation and a diverse range of habitats for Australian birds to evolve the way they did. The result is many of the world's most striking and beautiful birds, including some that are stranger than fiction. In Australian Birds, acclaimed arti... read more