Prepare to be amazed by this fabulously clever lift-the-flap, pop-up, pull-out book about numbers. Sarah Goodreau's magic-themed illustrations add a touch of nostalgia and vintage glamour to this fun and elegant counting book. With spectacular sorcery and sensational illusions there's something here for magic-lovers of all ages.
Over ten years since the Nazis won the war, 17-year-old Yael has one mission: to kill Hitler. But first she's got to get close enough to him to do it. Wolf by Wolf is a captivating YA alternative history thriller, selected as the BBC Radio 2 Book Club title for 4th January 2016 a... read more
Archie, Cupcake, Oliver, Valentine... the cat who lives on Blossom Street is called something different by everyone, and loved by all. But there is one house on the street that he hasn't visited yet...
In this sweet story, Katie ... read more
|Series:||Road to Winter|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for West Australian Young Reader's Book Awards: Older Readers' Award 2017.|
Twenty years ago, John Marsden's Tomorrow series captivated a generation of readers. Now, Mark Smith's The Road to Winter tells a thrilling, primal, twenty-first century story of courage and survival in the Australian wilderness. Since a deadly virus and the violence that ... read more
This book contains the collective knowledge of the Survivors - an underground group of Minecraft experts who've been around since the early days of Alpha. Written by the Chief - the leader of the group - it contains their most cunning plans and their most ing... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016|
'A special book.' Morris Gleitzman
Sometimes, at night, the dirt outside turns into a beautiful ocean. As red as the sun and as deep as the sky. I lie in my bed, Queeny's feet pushing up against my cheek, and listen to the waves lapping at the tent.
Subhi is a refu... read more
Parenting Pregnancy Childbirth
Over many years, renowned educator Dr Hawkes has taught thousands of students on the subject of leadership. He has learnt what's effective - and what's not - when talking to young people about leadership. Now Dr Hawkes brings th... read more
|Series:||The Lorien Legacies|
The Mogadorian invasion has come to Earth, and they have all but won the battle for our planet. Their warships loom over our most populous cities-like New York City, Tokyo, Moscow, Beijing, and New Delhi-and no army will risk making a move against them. The Garde... read more
Tiny Timmy dreams of playing for Australia when he grows up. He'll have to work hard to make that happen, but now he has a chance to be out on the field with his heroes at their big game! All he needs to do is win the soccer trick competition. Can he show off his skills in time? Find out if Timmy has what it takes!
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Cross Pen Prize for Young Adult Fiction 2017. Long-listed for Inky Awards: Gold Inky 2017.|
A boy. A girl. Two families. One great divide. When Michael meets Mina, they are at a rally for refugees - standing on opposite sides. Mina fled Afghanistan with her mother via a refugee camp, a leaky boat and a detention centre. Michael's parents have founded a new politi... read more
If you love stories by John Green, Rainbow Rowell or Melina Marchetta you will love this story. Nineteen minutes and eleven seconds separated us at birth. On the official documentation, he is older ...Although it really has nothing to do with age. What it really means is t... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 and Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Illustrated Books 2017 and Klaus Flugge Prize 2017.|
With haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war.
This book will stay with you long after the last page is turned.