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  • ( ISBN: 9781760652654 )
    Fly On the Wall

    Fly On the Wall

    Henry Khoo's family treats him like a baby. He’s not allowed to go anywhere without his sister/chaperone/bodyguard. His (former) best friend knows to expect his family’s mafia-style interrogation when Henry’s actually allowed to hang out at her house. And he definitely CAN’T take a journey halfway around the world all by himself!
    But that’s exactly his plan. After his family’s annual trip to visit his father in Singapore is cancelled, Henry decides he doesn’t want to be cooped up at home with his overprotective family and BFF turned NRFF (Not Really Friend Forever). Plus, he’s hiding a your-life-is-over-if-you’re-caught secret: he’s the creator of an anonymous gossip cartoon, and he's on the verge of getting caught. Determined to prove his independence and avoid punishment for his crimes, Henry embarks on the greatest adventure everrr. . . hoping it won’t turn into the greatest disaster ever.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760652555 )
    Elizabella Breaks a Leg

    Elizabella Breaks a Leg

    It's the end of the year and everything is changing at Bilby Creek. Elizabella and her gang are about to become seniors, cousin Isabeth comes to stay and Toddberry (or "Todd" as he insists on being called now) gets a girlfriend! Not to mention huge news from Minnie which could turn everything upside down. With all that going on, there may be just enough room for another Elizabella prank or two before the curtains close on Year Four...
    After an excursion to the theatre, Elizabella is determined to put on a play at school. And while Mr Gobblefrump agrees, he insists on a budget of exactly zero dollars. Can she pull it off? With a little help from her friends, you never know. Good luck, Elizabella - or "Break a leg" as they say!

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781776573134 )
    Migrants

    Migrants

    A vital and powerful wordless picture book of courage, loss and hope-everything it takes to migrate to a new land
    This book narrates, with extraordinarily powerful images, the journey of a group of animals that leaves behind a leafless forest. It is the story of a great and unique migration, a journey where borders must be crossed, sacrifices made, loved ones left behind.
    With forceful simplicity, Migrants shows us the courage migration takes. Death looms throughout the journey. And arriving may mean burying a portion of the past.

    PRICE: $26.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781406382358 )
    Rain Before Rainbows

    Rain Before Rainbows

    An uplifting, stunningly beautiful book about optimism in the darkest of places. Rain before rainbows. Clouds before sun. Night before daybreak. A new day's begun. A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them. Together, they build a glorious future and discover there is a way out of the darkness, into the light of the rainbow. A book with immense hope at its heart, this is a positive message for anyone who's ever gone through a tough time.

    PRICE: $27.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781406391121 )
    The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker

    The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker

    What if death is only the beginning?
    When Harriet Stoker dies after falling from a balcony in a long-abandoned building, she discovers a world of ghosts with magical powers - shape-shifting, hypnosis, even the ability to possess the living. Felix, Kasper, Rima and Leah welcome her into their world, eager to make friends with the new arrival. Yet Harriet is more interested in unleashing her own power, even if it means destroying everyone around her. But when all of eternity is at stake, the afterlife can be a dangerous place to make an enemy.

    PRICE: $18.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651060 )
    Kookaburra

    Kookaburra

    An exciting new addition to the narrative nonfiction series Nature Storybooks, about kookaburras.
    In the crinkled shadows night-dwellers yawn, day-creatures stretch and Kookaburra laughs. Kook-kook-kook. Kak-kak-kak.
    The team behind Dingo is back again with a new addition to the Nature Storybooks series. The kookaburra, perhaps Australia's best-loved bird, is shown in all her glory in a stunning and vivid landscape. Follow along as Kookaburra finds food for her young and goes searching for a nest with her mate.
    Full of fun and interesting facts about kookaburras - perfect for nature lovers and budding wildlife scientists.

    PRICE: $26.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651510 )
    Bear in Space

    Bear in Space

    Bear has plans to change his world, one space adventure at a time, and discovers just how far you can go with someone by your side.
    Bear is different. When he dreams of going into space, the other bears laugh. But Bear has plans to change his world, one space adventure at a time. In space he feels at home, but also alone, until something extraordinary happens. He discovers just how far he can go with someone by his side.
    A richly imagined story that celebrates difference, self-belief and the way friendship and acceptance can empower someone to build a better world.

    PRICE: $25.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760650285 )
    Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu

    Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu

    This Nature Storybook follow-up to the award-winning Desert Lake is a stunningly illustrated and extraordinary story of the yearly weather cycle and attendant changing wildlife of Kakadu National Park, from the Dry to the Wet to the Dry again.
    In the tropical wetlands and escarpments of Kakadu National Park, the seasons move from dry to wet to dry again. Those seasons have shaped the astonishing variety of plants, animals, birds, insects ... migratory birds by the thousands, grasshoppers and owls, lizards and turtles, fruit bats and spear grass. And, gliding past them all in the rivers and waterholes, the long, sinuous shapes of crocodiles ...

    PRICE: $26.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781783449385 )
    Mermaid School: Ready, Steady, Swim!

    Mermaid School: Ready, Steady, Swim!

    Marnie Blue and her friends are horrified to discover they have a new P.E. teacher at Mermaid School, and he's very keen to improve everyone's fitness. Worse, he's bringing back the Golden Glory sports day. It's a turtle disaster! Marnie, Pearl and Orla are put into the same team to compete in ultra fishball, the obstacle relay and the seahorse riding events. But someone has a fishy plot to win all the prizes. Can Marnie stop the cheater from ruining Golden Glory Day?

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760652210 )
    The Rise of the Remarkables: Brasswitch and Bot

    The Rise of the Remarkables: Brasswitch and Bot

    Drawn into a world of prejudice, deceit and danger, Wrench must master her powers, knowing they offer her only hope for survival . . . if they don't destroy the world first.

    Screams surge along York's narrow Victorian streets as a run-away crackle-tram races toward disaster. Fearing an accident like the one that killed her parents, Brasswitch Wrench is forced to reveal her powers - a decision that will change her life forever. Recruited to the sinister department of Regulators who hunt down others like her, Wrench teams up with their maverick mechanical leader, Bot as they are tasked with halting the rise of the aberration threat. Until today, being called Brasswitch would have got you killed. Now, it might save your life.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651954 )
    Tribal Lores

    Tribal Lores

    A moving and explosive tale about what happens when tradition and the need to belong collide.
    Frankie Rescio is struggling with the death of his sister. Next door, Lochie Marsh is about to have his world invaded by his estranged, pregnant half-sister and her layabout boyfriend. Despite tensions simmering just below the surface for both boys and their families, they form a bond that connects their different worlds. Until tribal lores threaten to bring everything crashing down.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781913074999 )
    Hello!: A Counting Book of Kindnesses

    Hello!: A Counting Book of Kindnesses

    Unusual, highly original - a 1 to 10 counting book celebrating cultural diversity, and centred on themes of migration, refuge and inclusivity.
    What if a place got so scary that we had to run away?
    Hold my hand and count to ten -
    Together we'll make it better again!

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781406388664 )
    Undercover Robot: My First Year as a Human

    Undercover Robot: My First Year as a Human

    Watch out, Brussells Academy – this robot will outwit you all! If super-high-tech android Dotty can spend an entire year masquerading as a twelve-year-old schoolgirl, she could win a multi-million-pound prize that will enable her creators to continue their ground-breaking work in the development of AI. Easy-peasy, right? As Dotty navigates the social expectations of Year 7 she gets into a series of hilarious scrapes, and encounters numerous ethical dilemmas both at school and at home. Then a boy in her class discovers there's a reward for outing the robot, and becomes intent on proving that Dotty is not who – or what – she says she is. To prevent herself from being discovered, Dotty needs to put into practice everything she has learned about being human. But will it be enough...?

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781406391374 )
    Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up

    Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up

    Once Upon a Modern Time, in the city of Rexopolis, in the Kingdom of Illustria, lived twelve-year-old Roxy Humperdinck, half-sister to Hansel and Gretel (yes, THE Hansel and Gretel, not that she knows it). Enter Cinderella ("Call me Jones") Jones, who most definitely does NOT want to marry ghastly Prince Charming and is far too busy hunting for lost relics of the Cursed Kingdom. But now she needs Roxy's help. And Roxy's about to discover the truth about her world and her family: that witches are real, magic is real and fairy tales are not only real ... but recent history.

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651930 )
    The Mummy Smugglers of Crumblin Castle

    The Mummy Smugglers of Crumblin Castle

    A crumbling castle, a moat full of crocodiles, a catastrophe of kittens, and let's not forget the villains and the mummies! This rambunctious story has it all.

    It's England, 1873. When 12-year-old Hatshepsut (Hattie) Lambton's guardian is unfortunately eaten by a crocodile, Hattie is sent to live with hitherto unknown relatives: Great-uncle Sisyphus and Great-aunt Iphigenia, in their half-ruined castle in mysterious, mist-shrouded marshes. Hattie discovers Great-aunt Iphigenia is an Egyptologist who conducts Mummy Unwrapping Parties at the houses of wealthy clients. The Parties are managed by her two assistants, the sinister (and, to Hattie, highly suspect) Edgar and Edwina Raven. Soon, a problem arises. It has become illegal to export mummies from Egypt. The solution? To set out on a one-thousand-mile voyage up the Nile, to acquire - and illegally export - mummies for the Unwrapping Parties.

    PRICE: $17.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781536201987 )
    I'm Afraid Your Teddy Is In The Principal's Office

    I'm Afraid Your Teddy Is In The Principal's Office

    What do your favorite toys get up to when you're at school? Teddy and friends bring their creative mayhem to the classroom in a gleefully vicarious comic romp.

    What would happen if your teddy bear stowed away in your backpack and followed you to school? And what if your teddy convinced all your friends' stuffed animals to come along for the party? Would you believe they might sneak into the cafeteria to play Pizza Disc, head to the band room to put bubbles in the wind instruments, make a clever glue trap for the art teacher, and roll around in finger paint as well? Luckily, the principal remembers what it was like to be young and may let the rambunctious teddy bear and crew off just this once. Author Jancee Dunn and illustrator Scott Nash bring Teddy and friends back for more mischief in a high-spirited tale of uninhibited fun.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781912497423 )
    Child of Galaxies

    Child of Galaxies

    Your body was made from the stuff of the stars,
    You're a child of galaxies dreaming.

    Child of Galaxies is a thought-provoking and poignant picture book, celebrating the wonder, mystery, resilience and joy of what it means to be alive. Perfect for fans of Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers.

    PRICE: $28.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651879 )
    Eloise and the Bucket of Stars

    Eloise and the Bucket of Stars

    Orphaned as a baby, Eloise Pail yearns for a family. Instead, she lives a lonely life trapped in an orphanage and made miserable by the cruel Sister Hortense. Befriended by the village blacksmith, Eloise soon uncovers some strange secrets of yesteryear and learns that something terrible may be about to happen to the village. As troubles and dangers mount, she must learn who to trust and choose between saving the village or belonging to a family of her own. Unless something truly magical happens...

    PRICE: $16.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651114 )
    Henry Turnip

    Henry Turnip

    Henry Turnip has seven pairs of blue striped overalls, one for each day of the week. He likes television shows about the deep blue sea, strawberry jam sandwiches with the crusts cut off and reading indoors. Henry does not like too much of anything--too much noise, too many people or too much mess. Until he meets Reuben Moon. Reuben is an adventurer and the kind of friend who helps Henry feel a little braver and more confident. This is a story about finding a friend who likes you just the way you are but inspires you to try new things, too.

    PRICE: $25.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781536213157 )
    Lost Soul, Be at Peace

    Lost Soul, Be at Peace

    A year and a half after the summer that changed her life, Maggie Thrash wishes she could change it all back. She's trapped in a dark depression and flunking eleventh grade, befuddling her patrician mother while going unnoticed by her father, a workaholic federal judge. The only thing Maggie cares about is her cat, Tommi . . . who then disappears somewhere in the walls of her cavernous house. So her search begins -- but Maggie's not even really sure what she's lost, and she has no idea what she'll find. Lost Soul, Be at Peace is the continuation of Maggie's story from her critically acclaimed memoir Honor Girl, one that brings her devastating honesty and humor to the before and after of depression.

    PRICE: $18.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781783449736 )
    Not Now, Bernard: 40th Anniversary Edition

    Not Now, Bernard: 40th Anniversary Edition

    Bernard's got a problem: he's found a monster in the back garden but his mum and dad are just too busy to notice. So Bernard tries to befriend the monster... and that doesn't go quite to plan. Loved by children, monsters and adults for forty years, David McKee's iconic picture book is celebrated in this special anniversary paperback. '...even more relevant in an era of parents glued to their mobile phones' DAILY MAIL, Best Reads Ever 'Arguably the finest children's book ever written, McKee's clever fable is both a warning to neglectful parents and a very funny story about being ignored.' THE i NEWSPAPER 'My favourite books for very young children are Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and Not Now Bernard by David McKee.' Michael Rosen 'Not Now Bernard is THE book of our times' Frank Cottrell-Boyce 'It's so good!' Adam Buxton 'Funny to a four year old and meaningful to a 36 year old' Ben Bailey Smith aka Doc Brown

    PRICE: $16.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781536202830 )
    Play Day School Day

    Play Day School Day

    Tomorrow is the first day of the new school year, and big sister Mona can't wait to go back. "What do you do at school?" asks little brother Milo. As he listens to Mona recount the many things she does during the school week -- riding the bus, practicing spelling and reading, learning about science, playing with friends -- Milo's activities illustrate that with a little imagination, nature itself can be a classroom. With delightfully naive artwork and a spare text, Toni Yuly shows that learning is play and vice versa, offering a gentle introduction to school for children who are just starting and a warm celebration for those who are going back.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781406389005 )
    Prima Donna Pony

    Prima Donna Pony

    Rose loves horses - from a distance. She's always found them a bit scary up close. When she wins a pony in a competition, she has to face her fears and learn to ride. But this is no ordinary pony: Maltie Delight is a bona fide superstar, and he knows it. How will this selfie-loving prima donna ever settle for shy Rose as his owner? Can a Wild West riding camp help them learn to live together - or will it be a diva disaster? A hilarious illustrated tale of friendship and self-belief, from the author of Pony on the Twelfth Floor.

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781783449477 )
    A Robot Girl Ruined My Sleepover

    A Robot Girl Ruined My Sleepover

    Feeling lonely? Need a friend who thinks you're the best? And can help you with your school work? Well, look no further, Livewires Corporation's latest cyborg child friend model is for you. Make best friends with a cyborg kid today!
    It's 2099 and Lyla has a new friend, a robot girl! It's Clara 2.2's first day at school and Lyla has been chosen to be her buddy. Clara is perfect in every way and she makes Lyla feel special too. But when it comes to having fun, Lyla finds out that maybe her new friend isn't quite so perfect after all.

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760650841 )
    Good Question

    Good Question

    A very hungry fox in search of food stumbles into one wrong fairytale after another trying to flee some very high-profile fairytale characters, eventually giving Henny Penny the fright of her life.

    Have you ever wondered why Henny Penny thought the sky was falling? Well, here's a story that might just give you the answer. Told from Fox's point of view this magical tale links fairy story and nursery rhyme characters in a delightful, funny and quirky way. All Fox wants is a tasty meal to fill his hungry belly. But he keeps wandering into the WRONG stories. No dinner for him - just more trouble! Will Fox ever find the RIGHT story?

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760650858 )
    Henrie's Hero Hunt

    Henrie's Hero Hunt

    Henrie Melchior, the first girl born into the House of Heroes in 200 years, is on a Hero Hunt. When Marely Hart phones on the Hero Hotline, Henrie, Marley and Alex Fischer are in a race against time to find Henrie's missing parents, a missing gold statue and the answers to questions piling up around her archaeologist great aunt . . . but Violetta Villarne from Villains Incorporated is watching very closely. The answers Henrie needs are buried somewhere in the past, but the present is a whirlwind of secrets and subterfuge. Will Henrie solve the Hunt? Will she find her parents? Or will the House of Melchior shadow her forever?
    Perfect for readers who like their heroes to be smart, fearless and ready for action.

    PRICE: $16.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781536203066 )
    Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures

    Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures

    Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy and noisy. Downstairs lives Mr. Hagerty, who is quiet. Khalil and Mr. Hagerty don't appear to have a lot in common, but hot summer days have a way of bringing people together. As Khalil looks for buried treasure in the yard, Mr. Hagerty tends to his garden. Both help each other navigate language -- whether it be learning new words or remembering those seemingly forgotten. Before long, an unlikely friendship is born, full of treasure, thoughtfulness, and chocolate cake. Through well-cultivated details and vibrant cut-paper collage, author Tricia Springstubb and illustrator Elaheh Taherian nurture a heart-tugging tribute to the love of good neighbors and to the strength of intergenerational and intercultural bonds.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781912920174 )
    Literally

    Literally

    This stunning picture books explores the extraordinary stories behind the global origins of some ordinary-seeming words
    Did you know that karaoke is an orchestra without any musicians, or that a companion is someone to share your lunch with? The stories behind everyday English words are a treasure trove of unexpected stories.
    Discover the global connections that have shaped the English language in this ingenious book packed with dazzling painted illustrations.

    PRICE: $27.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760650421 )
    Sometimes Cake

    Sometimes Cake

    For anyone who has ever wished for a party every day of the year, this is a story about finding your own reasons to have cake.
    Christopher Robin had Pooh. Calvin had Hobbes. Audrey has Lion. This is the story of two friends learning the joy of celebrating the every day because sometimes it's important to enjoy things like Tuesdays, coconuts, orange, purple, and lions.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651657 )
    Worse Things

    Worse Things

    A touching and inspirational story about connections and the things that bind us all. An Aussie Rules football player who suffers a devastating injury; a hockey player who hates the game; and a soccer-loving, non-English speaking orphan, raised in a refugee camp.

    PRICE: $14.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781536209594 )
    Mermaid Moon

    Mermaid Moon

    Sanna is a mermaid - except her mother was landish, not seavish. The witch who delivered her cast a spell that made her people, and her mother, forget her birth. Sanna longs to find her mother so much that she apprentices herself to the witch, learns the magic of making and unmaking, and fashions herself a pair of legs to go ashore on the Thirty-Seven Dark Islands, the nearest anyone can remember to where they left her mother. There, Sanna stumbles into a wall of white roses and a community desperate for a miracle - and into a baroness who would do anything to live forever.

    PRICE: $26.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781783449033 )
    Monsters: The passion and loss that created Frankenstein

    Monsters: The passion and loss that created Frankenstein

    1814: Two 16-year-old stepsisters run away with a married man. The results are devastating and the ripples will be felt for centuries. This is the incredible story of Mary Shelley - radical, rebellious and entranced. It is the story of a young woman who defies tradition and society, and who draws upon the monstrous elements of her own life to create Frankenstein and the most memorable monster of them all.

    PRICE: $17.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781916180529 )
    Old Enough to Save the Planet

    Old Enough to Save the Planet

    I'm smart enough to read this book, I care enough to hear the news, I know enough to make the change, I'm old enough to save the planet. Meet kids just like you taking action against climate change. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our planet starts here...with you.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781921977312 )
    Ten Little Figs

    Ten Little Figs

    Ten little figs are on my tree. I love figs and they're all for me... ...or are they? Count down as ten figs disappear thanks to some hungry Australian animals. Who will get the last one?

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781760651367 )
    The Book of Chance

    The Book of Chance

    Chance is in Year 7 and thinks she has it all - a loving mother, dog Tiges, best friend and almost-sister next door. But when a reality TV team makes over her house, she discovers newspaper cuttings from the past that cause her to question the world as she knows it and everyone in it.

    PRICE: $17.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925126822 )
    To The Bridge

    To The Bridge

    On 3rd February 1932 when Lennie Gwyther and his pony Ginger Mick were nine years old, they left Leongatha in Victoria to ride six hundred miles to Sydney to see the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This is the true story of their remarkable journey.

    PRICE: $26.99

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