There is nothing more important than love and refuge. Egypt, 1941. Only hours after disembarking in Alexandria, William Marsh, an Australian corporal at twenty-one, is face down in the sand, caught in a stoush with the Italian enemy. He is saved by James Kelly, a childhood frie... read more
Hahndorf artist Nora Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia's first female painter to be appointed as an official war artist. A portraitist and a flower painter, Nora Heysen's life was defined by an all-consuming drive to draw and paint. In 1989,... read more
What if every young girl loved her body?
Freedom is loving your body with all its "imperfections" and being the perfectly imperfect you!
This book encourages young girls to admire and celebrate their bodies for all the amazing things they can do, and to help girls see that... read more
Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, Bri finds herself at the... read more
A circle of pine trees, a sagging wire fence, and a roof that was once painted red. 'There it is,' said Dad. In 1953, after doctors prescribed fresh country air for his health, Scottish-born Robert Wales uprooted his young family from the city li... read more
Cooking & Drinks
An exclusive glimpse into the gardens of the world's leading restaurants - and access to innovative recipes inspired by them. For many chefs, their gardens are a direct extension of their kitchens. Whether a small rooftop in the city fo... read more
The next exciting adventure of the BumbleBunnies! It's washing day, and Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck watch the clothes blow about in the wind. But when disaster strikes once more, who will save the day? From the award-winning, bestselling creator of Animalia comes a new series to delight young readers.
|Series:||Frankie Fish Ser.|
The fourth Frankie Fish adventure is finally HERE! Peter Helliar's hilarious best-selling series is back and our favourite time-travellers, Frankie and Drew, are facing their trickiest hurdle yet ... Frankie's always wan... read more
|Reading Level:||3 Biography|
He was an Austrian immigrant; she came from Tasmania. He grew up beside the Carinthian Alps; she climbed mountains when few women dared. Their honeymoon glimpse of Cradle Mountain lit an urge that filled their waking hours. Others might have kept this splendo... read more
'Gritty and voicey, perhaps prescient, this is a gripping dystopia from a shining new voice.'Marlee Jane Ward, author of Welcome to Orphancorp and PsynodeIn a ruined world, where wealthy humans push health and longevity to extremes and surround themselves with a shining... read more
Following the successes of both Beaches and Escape, Gray Malin turns his unique eye to the coasts, beaches, and landscapes of Italy.
From the sparkling blue waters of the Amalfi Coast to the dramatic coastal scenery of Cinque Terre, Gray Malin: Italy captures ... read more
The feeling of dread when you can't remember what you did last night is taken a terrifying step further in this addictive thriller with a twist - for readers of Paula Hawkins and Gillian Flynn. Edie was once the shining star in her 20-something circle in New York's coolest neighbo... read more