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Armageddon Outta Here - the World of Skulduggery Pleasant

Armageddon Outta Here - the World of Skulduggery Pleasant

Derek Landy

One AMAZING new novella. Three GRIPPING new stories. In the ULTIMATE story collection.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

Charlie longs to see inside Mr Willy Wonka's enormous chocolate factory. Now Mr Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through...

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I am Juliet

I am Juliet

Jackie French

The world's most famous love story told by one of Australia's most respected authors. This is the well-known story of Juliet Capulet and her love for Romeo. It also the story about the increasing helplessness Juliet feels as she...

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Does This Happen to Everyone?: A Budding Adult's Guide to Puberty

Does This Happen to Everyone?: A Budding Adult’s Guide to Puberty

Jan von Holleben, Antje Helms

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Do You Know Who You Are?

Do You Know Who You Are?

Includes questionnaires and quizzes for girls aged 14-17, offering creative ways to discover the real you. This book focuses on activities such as yes or no questions to help you approach some of teenage life's biggest issues,...

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The Butterfly House

The Butterfly House

Sarah Smith

The Butterfly House is a charming story of friendship between children and their grandparents from one of the youngest talents in British illustration, Sarah Smith. The book's richly textured illustrations and delightful details...

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How to Train Your Dragon: Incomplete Book of Dragons

How to Train Your Dragon: Incomplete Book of Dragons

Cressida Cowell

How to Train Your Dragon's Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third tells us everything you need to know about dragons...

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The Big Book of Old Tom

The Big Book of Old Tom

Leigh Hobbs

Five adventures of Leigh Hobbs' much loved characters, Old Tom and Angela Throgmorton, in one delightful collection.

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 Read reviewFiggy in the World

Figgy in the World

Tamsin Janu

Figgy has two problems. One is her name. Nobody in Ghana has that name. The other is that her grandmother is ill and needs special medicine. Figgy cant do much about her name, but she can do something for Grandma Ama.

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The Giver Quartet

The Giver Quartet

Lois Lowry

Newbery Medal-winner Lois Lowry's acclaimed Giver Quartet series in a single-volume collection.

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Sam's Sandwich

Sam’s Sandwich

David Pelham

When Samantha wants a really special sandwich, her brother Sam offers to make her an unforgettable treat, filled with everything she wants... and a few not-so-delicious extras. This sandwich-shaped book lets you unfold the...

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The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff

The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff

Andy Seed

This laugh-out-loud book is bursting with lists, facts, jokes and funny true stories all about silly people, silly animals, silly inventions, silly names and much more. Discover The Great Stink, the man who ate a bike, a girl...

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Remembered by Heart: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing

Remembered by Heart: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing

Sally Morgan

You can't change the past, but you can live a different future.Bronwyn Bancroft These stories are powerful: sharing pain, humour, grief, hope and pride. Pride in family, community and survival. Pride in being Aboriginal.

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I am Cow Hear Me Moo!

I am Cow Hear Me Moo!

Jill Esbaum, Gus Gordon

Best-selling author, Jill Esbaum, and fantastic illustrator (author), Gus Gordon, team up for this funny and oddly reassuring rhyming romp about the brilliantly brave Nadine the Cow. Nadine is a 'truly remarkable cow' who is...

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Computer Coding for Kids

Computer Coding for Kids

Carol Vorderman

Computer coding is firmly back on the agenda as a key skill for children to start learning. Avoiding computer jargon, this book guides children through creating computer programs starting with the very basics. It is suitable for...

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 Read reviewThe Minnow

The Minnow

Diana Sweeney

Tom survived a devastating flood that claimed the lives of her sister and parents. Now she lives with Bill in his old shed by the lake. But it's time to move out - Tom is pregnant with Bill's baby. Jonah lets her move in with him....

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Dork Diaries: TV Star

Dork Diaries: TV Star

Rachel Renee Russell

More diary entries and doodles from Nikki's not-so-fabulous life, in the new instalment of the phenomenally successful Dork Diaries series.

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A Kid A Camera And A Big Idea

A Kid A Camera And A Big Idea

Do you have the movie bug? Is your hand constantly holding a camera and your head constantly dreaming up crazy stories? A Kid, A Camera, & A Big Idea is your step by step guide to making amazing films.

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 Read reviewIntruder

Intruder

Christine Bongers

I don't walk past the house next door. I wish the woman who lives in it was dead. Which makes it hard . . . because she was the one who came running when I screamed. Kat Jones is woken by an Intruder looming over her bed. She's...

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How Harry Riddles Made a Mega-amazing Zombie Movie

How Harry Riddles Made a Mega-amazing Zombie Movie

Simon Mayle

Meet the funniest kid in fiction!

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The Ultimate Book of Vehicles: From Around the World

The Ultimate Book of Vehicles: From Around the World

Didier Balicevic, Anne-Sophie Baumann

An oversized book of vehicles to satisfy even the most curious young mind.

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 Read reviewLoyal Creatures

Loyal Creatures

Morris Gleitzman

In 2014 Morris Gleitzman promises to captivate his fans yet again with another heart-rending and compelling novel set in wartime. Once, Then, After and Now took us inside young people in World War Two. Loyal Creatures is the story...

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Disappearing Act

Disappearing Act

James Moloney

Matt Cooper is twelve, and spends quite a bit of his time honing his magic skills and tricks. He doesn't realise that his great-grandfather, Mattheus Coperneau, was a professional magician whose career came to a disastrous end...

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Meet Douglas Mawson

Meet Douglas Mawson

Mike Dumbleton, Snip Green

This picture book series is about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson. Douglas Mawson led the first Australian expedition to the...

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 Read reviewToy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World and Their Favorite Things

Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World and Their Favorite Things

Gabriele Galimberti

An exuberant collection of photographic portraits of children from all over the world with their favourite toys.

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Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll

Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll

Rosanne Hawke

A beautifully written story of love, adversity and adventure from award-winning author Rosanne Hawke. When eight-year-old Kelsey goes to Pakistan so her mum and dad can help flood victims, she's miserable. It means missing out on...

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 Read reviewThe ABC of Fabulous Princesses

The ABC of Fabulous Princesses

Willy Puchner

An alphabet of peerless princesses--from Anna of Amsterdam to Zenobia of Zurich--by the acclaimed Austrian designer Willy Puchner. Meet the princesses from A to Z. Some are ambitious, some bashful, some dangerous . . . but each of...

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 Read reviewMy Heart is Laughing

My Heart is Laughing

Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson

Dani's been trying her best to stay happy ever since her best friend Ella moved away. But some girlsarecruel to her . . It would all be okay if only Ella would move back. From the author of the critically acclaimed My Happy Life.

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Hermelin

Hermelin

Mini Grey

Hermelin is a noticer. He is also a finder. The occupants of Offley Street are delighted when their missing items are found, but not so happy to learn that their brilliant detective is a mouse! What will happen to Hermelin? Will...

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Stephen Biesty's Giant Vehicles

Stephen Biesty’s Giant Vehicles

Stephen Biesty

See inside some of the world s most enormous vehicles in this amazing lift-the-flap book by the award-winning, bestselling illustrator Stephen Biesty. Discover eight monster machines that little engineers will love finding out...

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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

Paul B. Janeczko, Melissa Sweet

A collection of short poems that celebrate the simple things of life, season by season. It intends to remind readers young and old that a few perfect words and pictures can make the world glow, whether they're about the moon,...

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 Read reviewRivertime

Rivertime

Trace Balla

A gentle and beautiful book about slowing down and growing up, set on Australia's Glenelg River and featuring a ten-year-old boy and his uncle. Ages 8-12.

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 Read reviewThe Adventures of Sir Roderick, the Not-Very Brave

The Adventures of Sir Roderick, the Not-Very Brave

James O'Loghlin

Roderick doesn't want to be the knight who has to protect the kingdom! Isn't there someone else who can do it?

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Maps

Maps

Aleksandra Mizielinska, Daniel Mizielinski

Travel the world without leaving your living room.

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LMNO Peas

LMNO Peas

Keith Baker

Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist.

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All about Everything: The Ultimate Fact-Packed Almanac

All about Everything: The Ultimate Fact-Packed Almanac

Alexandra Beeden

Containing a diverse mix of topics, from dinosaurs and animals to history and space, this illustrated collection of information is presented in a colorful, kid-friendly style with lively, informative text including quizzes and...

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Machine Wars

Machine Wars

Michael Pryor

The Bourne Identity meets The Terminator in this fast-paced technothriller for boys aged 10 to 14.

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Slaves of Socorro

Slaves of Socorro

John Flanagan

When Hal and the Heron brotherband become the Araluan duty ship, they're excited at the challenges ahead. But an enemy from their past returns, causing the Herons to be thrown into a dangerous new quest to free captured Araluans...

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Dreamers

Dreamers

Ezekiel Kwaymullina, Sally Morgan

We are the dream and the dreamers-- so begins this beautifully written story that celebrates the imagination of children at play. Complemented by Sally Morgan's rich and colourful illustrations, the book is full of movement. It...

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 Read reviewPopular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir)

Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir)

Maya Van Wagenen

Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at 'pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here,' Maya Van Wagenen decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s...

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My Mum Says the Strangest Things

My Mum Says the Strangest Things

Katrina Germein, Tom Jellett

From the team that brought you the rip-roaring bestseller My Dad Thinks He's Funny.When Mum's busy she says she's run off her feet. When I dawdle, Mum tells me to shake a leg. When I say, I'm coming, Mum says, So is Christmas. ...

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The Billy That Died with its Boots on and Other Australian Verse

The Billy That Died with its Boots on and Other Australian Verse

Stephen Whiteside, Lauren Merrick

With galloping rhythm and snappy rhyme, Stephen Whiteside's read-aloud poems portray the Australian outdoors, sporting life and animals, as well as the domestic world of the average Aussie kid - with the odd dinosaur and Martian...

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 Read reviewThe Cats of Tanglewood Forest

The Cats of Tanglewood Forest

Charles De Lint, Charles Vess

In this whimsical, original folktale written and illustrated throughout in vibrant full color by two celebrated masters of modern fantasy, a young girl's journey becomes an enchanting coming-of-age story about magic, friendship,...

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 Read reviewPandora Jones - Admission

Pandora Jones - Admission

Barry Jonsberg

Pandora Jones wakes in a changed world at The School - a sanctuary for survivors of a plague pandemic. Haunted by terrible dreams, surrounded by traumatic events, Pandora must trust her instincts if she is to stay safe. And her...

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My Big Book of Colours

My Big Book of Colours

Marion Billet, Fani Marceau

Big, beautiful introduction to a vibrant world of colours

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101 Things for Kids to Do Outside

101 Things for Kids to Do Outside

Dawn Isaac

Packed with games, projects, crafts, experiments and gardening inspiration, 101 Things for Kids to do Outside will have your children racing out to try something new.

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In Your Dreams

In Your Dreams

Sally Morgan, Bronwyn Bancroft

Susie is supposed to write about what she wants to be when she grows up. But she doesn't have a clue! When she has a series of puzzling dreams, Gran encourages her to think about their deeper meaning and Susie soon finds she knows...

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 Read reviewThe Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art

Barb Rosenstock, Mary GrandPre

The story of Vasily Kandinsky, one of the very first painters of abstract art. Throughout his life, Kandinsky experienced colors as sounds, and sounds as colors--and bold, groundbreaking works burst forth from his noisy paint...

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 Read reviewDo You Dare?: The Bushranger's Boys

Do You Dare?: The Bushranger’s Boys

Alison Lloyd

Do You Dare fills a much-needed gap for engaging Austraian historical fiction for boy readers aged 8 to 12. These fast-paced, adventure-driven stories effortlessly bring to life so many facets of our past.

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Looking for Alibrandi

Looking for Alibrandi

Melina Marchetta

Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen, and in her final year of school. Dealing with her mum and the ways of her Nonna are daunting enough as she prepares for her exams. But Josie is about to discover real life gets in the way of her...

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The Flying Machine Kit: Make 5 Planes!

The Flying Machine Kit: Make 5 Planes!

Michael Cannon, Nick Arnold, Brendan Kearney

A guide to aerodynamics that has five fabulous flying machines to make. It includes two designed paper planes, a rubber-band-powered single-prop plane, superspeedy twin-prop plane and a vertical take-off helicopter.

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 Read reviewTiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton

There are living things so tiny millions could fit on a dot. They are vital for life on earth, and do all sorts of things - from giving us a cold and making yoghurt to wearing down mountains and helping to make the air we breathe....

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Loveability: an Empowered Girl's Guide to Dating and Relationships

Loveability: an Empowered Girl’s Guide to Dating and Relationships

Dannielle Miller, Nina Funnell

The must-have guide for girls looking to steer their way through the murky waters of teen relationships Not into you? Too into you? What happens when feelings aren't mutual? When to stay and when to go? Can't handle the...

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 Read reviewThe Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

Leslye Walton

Foolish love appears to be a Roux family birthright. And for Ava Lavender, a girl born with the wings of a bird, it is an ominous thing to inherit. In her quest to understand her peculiar disposition and a growing desire to join...

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 Read reviewA Very Good Idea

A Very Good Idea

Meredith Badger

Marcus and Mila Tinkler are VERY good at climbing. But can they go from their house to the town clock tower without once touching the ground? It will probably be hard. It will probably be dangerous. And almost certainly dirty....

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The Brothers Quibble

The Brothers Quibble

Aaron Blabey

Spalding Quibble ruled the roost. He shared it with no other. But then his parents introduced a brand new baby brother. Uh oh.

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 Read reviewMax

Max

Marc Martin

Max and Bob are old friends. Max helps out in Bob's shop, and in the evenings they go fishing together.Until one summer, when everything changes.From the winner of the 2013 Crichton Award for Australia's...

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Mini Me Melbourne

Mini Me Melbourne

Explore Australia

A fun-filled guide to exploring Melbourne with children, aged 0-5 years old.

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 Read reviewQuincy Jordan

Quincy Jordan

Jen Storer

Quincy Jordan doesn't want to meet her hippie cousins and go to school in Crystal Bay. Her life in Sydney is perfect. There's no way that Quincy is going to be 'Crystallised' -- that is until her cousin Esme, the school musical...

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 Read reviewOphelia and the Marvellous Boy

Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy

Karen Foxlee

Eleven-year-old Ophelia might not be brave, but she certainly is curious. Her family is still reeling from her mother's death, and in a bid to cheer everyone up, her father has taken a job at an enormous gothic museum in a city...

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 Read reviewNine Open Arms

Nine Open Arms

Benny Lindelauf, John Nieuwenhuizen

An intriguing novel with a classic feel, featuring three vividly alive young sisters, an eccentric family struggling against the odds, and the slowly revealed story of a house with a past.

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 Read reviewFangirl

Fangirl

Rainbow Rowell

Cath and Wren are identical twins, and until recently they did absolutely everything together. Now they're off to university and Wren's decided she doesn't want to be one half of a pair any more - she wants to dance, meet boys, go...

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 Read reviewTwo Wolves

Two Wolves

Tristan Bancks

Gripping and unpredictable, with a hero you won't forget.' - John Boyne, author of The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas An old man tells his grandson that there is a battle raging inside him, inside all of us. A terrible battle between...

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 Read reviewThe Firebird Mystery: A Jack Mason Adventure

The Firebird Mystery: A Jack Mason Adventure

Darrell Pitt

With all its twists and turns and helter-skelter action, The Firebird Mystery is an addictive story and a spellbinding homage to the world of Victorian literature that will appeal to readers of all ages.

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Playground Detectives

Playground Detectives

Sally Rippin, Aki Fukuoka

Who has put leaves in Lola's sandwich? It's a real mystery. Soon everyone suspects Benny, but could they have the wrong kid? It's up to the SMC to find the real culprit!

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 Read reviewPanic

Panic

Lauren Oliver

In the poor town of Carp, New York, a group of teens enters a high-stakes game that involves a series of secretive, possibly deadly challenges throughout the summer, with the winner receiving more than $50,000--enough money to...

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Once Upon a Memory

Once Upon a Memory

Nina Laden, Renata Liwska

A journey through the various cycles of growing up, from a garden that began as a single seed to a child remembering that he was once small --

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Fairy Tales from Many Lands

Fairy Tales from Many Lands

Arthur Rackham

Offers a collection of fairy tales from around the world that includes magical tales.

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Wildwood Imperium

Wildwood Imperium

Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis

The third book in the Wildwood Chronicles is a rich, moving, and dazzling story, by turns funny and profound. Both Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis are at the height of their gifts with Wildwood Imperium.

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 Read reviewA Lion in Paris

A Lion in Paris

Beatrice Alemagna

Award-winning book from one of Europe's most popular illustrators. With innovative and uniquely styled illustrations it approachs the themes of identity and finding our place in the world.

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 Read reviewThe Open Ocean

The Open Ocean

Francesco Pittau, Bernadette Gervais

A stunning oversized book that will be enjoyed by all ages as both a decorative work of art and a hands-on educational tool. With elegant, graphic illustrations, plus intriguing facts about each animal, learning about ocean life...

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The Hole

The Hole

Oyvind Torseter

A funny, original, and exciting picture book about a rebellious hole that will fascinate young and old alike.

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 Read reviewFire

Fire

Jackie French, Bruce Whatley

Inspired by the bushfires that have affected many Australians, Fire is a moving and sensitive story of a natural disaster as seen through the eyes of a cockatoo. The fire mercilessly engulfs homes and land, leaving a devastating...

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 Read reviewThe Impossible Knife of Memory

The Impossible Knife of Memory

Laurie Halse Anderson

For the past five years Hayley Kincain and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in...

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The Big Adventure

The Big Adventure

Sally Rippin

Jack loves camping! Sleeping in a tent, toasting marshmallows and especially going on adventures. But will one of his adventures take him a little further than he planned?

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Lulu Bell and the Sea Turtle

Lulu Bell and the Sea Turtle

Belinda Murrell

Lulu and her family are setting off on an adventure a long way from home. Mum has been invited to visit an Aboriginal community to choose paintings for an art exhibition. Lulu, Rosie and Gus are having lots of fun swimming and...

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Billie B Brown: The Best Pencilcase

Billie B Brown: The Best Pencilcase

Sally Rippin

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Young Frank, Architect

Young Frank, Architect

Frank Viva

Young Frank is an architect. He lives with his grandfather, Old Frank, who is also an architect. Young Frank likes to build using anything he can get his hands on! But Old Frank disapproves. One day they go to visit The Museum of...

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 Read reviewThe Children of Green Knowe Collection

The Children of Green Knowe Collection

Lucy M. Boston

Children of Green Know Tolly's great grandmother isn't a witch, but both she and her old house, Green Knowe, are full of a very special kind of magic. There are other children in the house - children who were happy there centuries...

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 Read reviewRuby Red Shoes Goes to Paris

Ruby Red Shoes Goes to Paris

Kate Knapp

SHORTLISTED FOR THE READINGS CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2014 Ruby and her grandmother Babushka are off to Paris for a holiday! When they arrive they go and meet Babushka's brother, Monsieur Gaspar...

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 Read reviewWild Awake

Wild Awake

Hilary T Smith

Both exhilarating and wrenching, Hilary T. Smith's debut novel captures the messy glory of being alive, as seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd discovers love, loss, chaos, and murder woven into a summer of music, madness, piercing...

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Australia: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Country Guide

Australia: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Country Guide

Charlotte Trounce

A three-dimensional pocket guide that unfolds to a length of 1.5 metres and features the most important sites in Australia, including Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Parliament House, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Twelve...

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 Read reviewThe Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

John Green

Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.

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Asterix and the Picts

Asterix and the Picts

Jean-Yves Ferri, Goscinny, Uderzo, Didier Conrad

When Asterix and Obelix rescue a mysterious Pict named MacAroon, they must journey to Caledonia, now Scotland, to return him to his lady love, Camomilla, the adopted daughter of the old king. However, the treacherous chieftain,...

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Battle Bunny

Battle Bunny

Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Matthew Myers

Alex, whose birthday it is, hijacks a story about Birthday Bunny on his special day and turns it into a battle between a supervillain and his enemies in the forest--who, in the original story, are simply planning a surprise...

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 Read reviewKissed by the Moon

Kissed by the Moon

Alison Lester

Part poem, part lullaby, this gentle story celebrates a baby's wonder at our beautiful world.

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The Storm Whale

The Storm Whale

Benji Davies

A tender and poignant story about loving something - and knowing when to let it go.

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 Read reviewHannah's Night

Hannah’s Night

Komako Sakai

When Hannah wakes suddenly in the night, she discovers a whole new world of adventure. With nobody awake to tell her off, she can do just as she pleases. The book combines simple language with beautifully textured images,...

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Early Harvest Volume Two

Early Harvest Volume Two

Prepare for the apocolypse! This year, Early Harvest is going both alien and undead. Featuring stories and poems from young writers (plus a spooky Sally Rippin and an intergalactic Jen Breach), this issue is sure to scare your...

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The 39-Storey Treehouse

The 39-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new levels including a non-erupting active volcano, an opera house, a baby-dinosaur petting zoo, Andy and Terry's Believe it or Else! museum, and a top secret 39th level that hasn't even...

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 Read reviewFortunately, the Milk ...

Fortunately, the Milk …

Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell

You know what it's like when your mum goes away on a business trip and Dad's in charge. She leaves a really, really long list of what he's got to do. And the most important thing is Don't Forget To Get The Milk....

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Binny for Short

Binny for Short

Hilary McKay

A funny and endearing new story of friendship from Whitbread-winning author Hilary McKay.

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 Read reviewMy Happy Life

My Happy Life

Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson

A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism - even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy.

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 Read reviewTwo Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing

David Levithan

A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways.

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 Read reviewElectrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World

Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World

Elizabeth Rusch, Oliver Dominguez

Remote controls, fluorescent lights, X-rays, speedometers, cell phones, and even the radio all resulted from Nikola Tesla's inventions. Established biographer Rusch sheds light on this extraordinary figure, while artist Dominguez...

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 Read reviewThe Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

Kirsty Murray

A gripping time-slip adventure set in a hidden valley. 11-year-old Lucy travels across the river of time to fight fires, battle floodwaters and discover the meaning of true friendship.

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 Read reviewWelcome to My Country

Welcome to My Country

Laklak Burarrwanga, Family

Laklak Burarrwanga and family invite you to their Country, centred on a beautiful beach in Arnhem Land. Its crystal waters are full of fish, turtle, crab and stingray, to hunt; the land behind has bush fruits, pandanus for...

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 Read reviewEsther's Rainbow

Esther’s Rainbow

Kim Kane, Sara Acton

Esther spies a rainbow peeking out from under her chair... and then it's gone. She looks for colours in everything she sees, finding a different rainbow colour each day of the week - but will she find her rainbow again? A warm and...

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Meet Captain Cook

Meet Captain Cook

Rae Murdie, Chris Nixon

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great explorer, Captain Cook. Captain James Cook was an English explorer in the British Royal Navy. In 1768 Captain...

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The Word Hunters: The War of the Word Hunters (Book 3)

The Word Hunters: The War of the Word Hunters (Book 3)

Nick Earls, Terry Whidborne

The final battle is coming, the grey-robes are armed and dangerous and ready for war. Lexi, Al and their friends are ready too - or as ready as they can be.

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The Ransom of Dond

The Ransom of Dond

Siobhan Dowd

A novel that draws us into Darra's tiny emerald island world, lashed by white-tipped waves, at the mercy of the dark god, Dond. Only the truth and a mother's kiss can set them free.

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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Matthew Quick

The incredible new novel from the author of Oscar-nominated THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK. For fans of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER.

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Ed and Ted and Ted's Dog Fred

Ed and Ted and Ted’s Dog Fred

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

When Ted's dog Fred bites Ed on the head, Ed sees red! A tale of fast cars, spills and thrills, and a whale called Ned. A rhyming story of mischief and mayhem that will delight everyone, especially beginner readers, accompanied by...

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 Read reviewJane, the Fox and Me

Jane, the Fox and Me

Fanny Britt, Isabelle Arsenault

An emotionally truthful and visually stunning graphic novel about solace and redemption.

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Rules of Summer

Rules of Summer

Shaun Tan

The much anticipated new book from Australia's most acclaimed picture-book creator.

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Book 1) (Film Tie-In)

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Book 1) (Film Tie-In)

Cassandra Clare

Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed...

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 Read reviewChasing the Valley

Chasing the Valley

Skye Melki-Wegner

Set in a land where magic can be terrifying, Chasing the Valley combines the friendship and camaraderie of Ranger s Apprentice with the hardship and survival of The Hunger Games with spectacular results. Danika is used to...

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Tap the Magic Tree

Tap the Magic Tree

Christie Matheson

Offers the magic of the changing seasons, and the magic of turning a page. This book focuses on nature and the seasons, striking watercolor and collage artwork, and interactive elements that are just right for young readers. It is...

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 Read reviewThe Girl Who Brought Mischief

The Girl Who Brought Mischief

Katrina Nannestad

SHORTLISTED FOR THE READINGS CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2014  When Inge Maria arrives on the tiny island of Bornholm in Denmark to live with her grandmother, she's not sure what to expect. Her...

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Just Doomed!

Just Doomed!

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Do you often find yourself feeling that everything is about to go horribly, terribly and utterly wrong? Have you ever lost or destroyed a valuable item that didn't belong to you? Have you just accidentally enraged a very large and...

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Spooked!

Spooked!

Jen Storer, Claire Robertson

Tan and the Chosen Few have another mystery on their hands...The 'stonies' (stone animal statues) around Peppercorn Valley have been mysteriously disappearing. But who would steal them? What could the thief want with a stone emu...

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 Read reviewFreaks Like Us

Freaks Like Us

Susan Vaught

For this teenage boy, black clouds have fangs! And he must evade them if he's ever going to see his best friend, and the girl he loves, again. This brilliantly witty and searingly honest coming-of-age story invites you into the...

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A Very Unusual Pursuit

A Very Unusual Pursuit

Catherine Jinks

A clever adventure with feisty characters, set in a time where science clashes with superstition and monsters lurk in chimneys. Birdie, the singing bogler's apprentice, will win your heart in this fantastic beginning to an...

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever

Jeff Kinney

In Cabin Fever, the Heffley family is stuck indoors during a blizzard. But will they weather the storm? Cabin fever' refers to the claustrophobia Greg feels, as well as the broader theme of the book... that you're trapped by the...

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 Read reviewFighting For Freedom

Fighting For Freedom

Cassy Liberman, Lucy Desbordes

Cassy Liberman's biography Fighting for Freedom - penned for children - is an introduction to the life of Nancy Wake, recognised globally as a heroine of World War II. It describes her courage within the Resistance, but also tells...

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 Read reviewMan Made Boy

Man Made Boy

Jon Skovron

Monsters and heroes aren't born - they're made - in this brilliantly original novel and funny, fantastical coming-of-age story.

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 Read reviewThe Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly...

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Catch Your Death

Catch Your Death

Lauren Child

Super-special bubblegum-scented hardback! Ruby Redfort: Undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius - there's nothing average about her. Only this time it's an adventure in the wild, and it'll take all...

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 Read reviewThe New Jumper

The New Jumper

Oliver Jeffers

Introducing the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters in a hilarious new series from internationally bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found.

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Little Women

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott, Daniel Shealy

More than a delightful girls' book, this richly annotated and illustrated edition of Little Women will instruct new and returning readers, young and old. Alcott scholar Daniel Shealy illuminates the novel's engagement with social...

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Stupid Baby

Stupid Baby

Stephanie Blake, Linda Burgess, Penelope Todd

Simon - the little rabbit from Poo Bum - is back! Wickedly humorous picture storybook for children, translated from the French.

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 Read reviewI Want My Hat Back

I Want My Hat Back

Jon Klassen

A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells a cumulative tale with a mischievous twist. The bear's hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across, one by one, whether they...

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House Held Up by Trees

House Held Up by Trees

Ted Kooser, Jon Klassen

When the house was new, not a single tree remained on its perfect lawn to give shade from the sun. The children in the house trailed the scent of wild trees to neighbouring lots. When the children grew up and moved away, their...

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 Read reviewThe Treasure Box

The Treasure Box

Margaret Wild, Freya Blackwood

As the library burns, Peter and his father flee their home, taking with them a book more precious than jewels - a book that tells the story of their people. When Peter loses his father and has to walk over the mountains, he must...

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 Read reviewSong for a Scarlet Runner

Song for a Scarlet Runner

Julie Hunt

WINNER OF THE READINGS CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE 2014 Peat is on the run - forced to flee for her life when she's blamed for bringing bad luck to her village. She heads for the endless marshes,...

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 Special priceFrom Mud Huts to Skyscrapers: Architecture for Children

From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers: Architecture for Children

Christine Paxmann, Anne Ibelings

Filled with colourful architectural drawings and engaging texts, this history of architecture for children is a great way to introduce young readers to the subject.

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 Read reviewLights, Camera, Action Hero!

Lights, Camera, Action Hero!

H.J. Harper

When Jay is invited to audition for his favourite director, he is overjoyed. But things are not as they seem. Could director Ben Beaumont really be asking Jay to lead a team of kids in a battle against evil? Jay has his doubts,...

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 Read reviewRosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her Great, Great Aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie...

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 Read reviewBumble-Ardy

Bumble-Ardy

Maurice Sendak

A brand-new picture book from the creator of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE!

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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm

Axel Scheffler’s Flip Flap Farm

Axel Scheffler

What do you get if you cross a pig with a turkey? Why, that would be a purkey! And a sheep with a rabbit? That would be a shabbit, of course! A very silly but absolutely compelling book that will charm the whole family.

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Meet Ned Kelly

Meet Ned Kelly

Janeen Brian, Matt Adams

Ned Kelly was a notorious bushranger. He lived in Australia's earliest days. He was daring and clever and bold. - In a suit made of iron he battled police. And his story is still being told.

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Rudie Nudie

Rudie Nudie

Emma Quay

'One, two Rudie Nudie, Rudie Nudie in the bath...' Emma Quay captures all the joy and energy of childhood in this irresistible rhyming tale. With its charming illustrations and lively text, 'Rudie Nudie' is destined to...

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 Read reviewAll the Truth That's in Me

All the Truth That’s in Me

Julie Berry

Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years later, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by her friends and family. But when Roswell...

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The Wattle Tree

The Wattle Tree

John Bell, Ben Wood

Set over the course of several months, Molly makes repeated trips to the wattle tree. At first, her visits are to escape the sadness in the house as Mum is locked inside her own grief. Gradually, Molly draws strength from her...

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 Read reviewThe Greatest Liar on Earth

The Greatest Liar on Earth

Mark Greenwood, Frane Lessac

There is not a stir or a whisper when Louis de Rougemont steps onto the stage to recount his astonishing experiences. It is the most amazing story a man ever lived to tell -- a breathtaking tale of catastrophe and miraculous...

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 Read reviewBoris Sees the Light

Boris Sees the Light

Andrew Joyner

Boris is having a sleepover! He's camping in the backyard with Frederick and Alice. They are not one bit scared of the dark. No way! But what is that strange light moving around outside the tent?

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 Read reviewThe Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible ... on Schindler's List

The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible … on Schindler’s List

Leon Leyson

A remarkable memoir of strength and bravery from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler's list.

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 Read reviewWildlife

Wildlife

Fiona Wood

Boarding for a term in the wilderness, sixteen-year-old Sibylla expects the gruesome outdoor education program - but friendship complications, and love that goes wrong? They're extra-curricula.

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Wonder

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary...

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Tyrannosaurus in the Veggie Patch

Tyrannosaurus in the Veggie Patch

Nicholas Falk, Tony Flowers

When Jack wishes for his own tyrannosaurus, he doesn't expect a real live one to turn up in the veggie patch. It's pretty cool, but there's no way he can keep it. It's far too big to hide in the shed, and it's bound to eat one of...

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 Read reviewJulius and the Watchmaker

Julius and the Watchmaker

Tim Hehir

Julius and the Watchmaker is a fabulous time-travel adventure set in Victorian London - mostly - with an array of colourful Dickensian characters, gyrofliers, carts of offal, sharp-toothed creatures called Grackacks, and the most...

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 Read reviewEvery Breath

Every Breath

Ellie Marney

What if Sherlock Holmes was the boy next door? A smart, sexy, thriller for teenagers. 'Quirky and real, fast-paced and full of great characters...I was hooked from the first page.' - Cath Crowley

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Goodnight, Mice!

Goodnight, Mice!

Frances Watts, Judy Watson

Kiss Dad once. Cuddle Mum twice. Goodnight, Mum and Dad. Goodnight, mice. It's time to say goodnight - but the four cheeky mice skittering, scampering and scurrying to bed don't seem very sleepy! This warm, affectionate story...

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The Terrible Suitcase

The Terrible Suitcase

Emma Allen, Freya Blackwood

What do you do when it's your first day of school and your mum gives you a terrible suitcase instead of a red backpack with yellow rockets and a silver zipper? Well, first you get mad. M A D! Then you use your imagination to...

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A Bus Called Heaven

A Bus Called Heaven

Bob Graham

One morning it appeared, out of nowhere, sitting right outside Stella's house - a broken, old bus. On the front of it, held up with packing tape, is a hand-painted sign that says, Heaven . How did it get there? Everyone...

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 Read reviewEmpty Fridge

Empty Fridge

Gaetan Doremus

Activity Wipe Clean Book & Pen for Early Learning Fun.

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 Read reviewBureau of Mysteries 2

Bureau of Mysteries 2

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

Obscuria is in trouble! Join the Bureau of Mysteries as they puzzle their way out of a Mechanomancer disaster. George and Imp are back, this time alongside the adventurer Lord Periwinkle Tinkerton and his moody assistant,...

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 Read reviewMy Life as an Alphabet

My Life as an Alphabet

Barry Jonsberg

Introducing Candice Phee: twelve years old, hilariously honest and a little ... odd. But she has a big heart, the very best of intentions and an unwavering determination to ensure everyone is happy. So she sets about trying to...

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 Read reviewRemembering Lionsville: My Family Story

Remembering Lionsville: My Family Story

Bronwyn Bancroft

Renowned artist Bronwyn Bancroft's Remembering Lionsville brings to vivid life her family's oral history and her own childhood memories.

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My Dad Still Thinks He's Funny

My Dad Still Thinks He’s Funny

Katrina Germein, Tom Jellett

In this sequel to the side-splitting, bestselling My Dad Thinks He s Funny - Dad is back by popular demand with more hilarious material. And yes, he STILL thinks he's funny.

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The Ghost Bride

The Ghost Bride

Yangsze Choo

Seventeen-year-old Li Lan lives in 1890s Malaya with her quietly-ruined father, who returns one evening with a proposition - the fabulously wealthy Lim family want Li Lan to marry their son. The only problem is, he's dead.

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A Forest

A Forest

Marc Martin

There once was a forest ... So begins this timeless and touching story of renewal from one of Australia's most talented new picture-book creators.

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 Read reviewLio: There's a Monster in My Socks

Lio: There’s a Monster in My Socks

Mark Tatulli

Creepy, crawly, slimy, and awesome! Welcome to the darkly detailed world of spiky-haired Lio.

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 Read reviewBluebird

Bluebird

Bob Staake

In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship.

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 Read reviewThe Children of the King

The Children of the King

Sonya Hartnett

Three children have been sent to live in the countryside, safe from the war in London. When they find two boys hiding in a castle, the past and future come together to make an extraordinary adventure. A hauntingly beautiful story...

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 Read reviewJepp, Who Defied the Stars

Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

Katherine Marsh

Thrilling, romantic and in turns heart-warming and heartbreaking, Jepp is a highly original and unforgettable story about one young mans struggle to escape his destiny. Based on the resl 17th centuary historical figure, Jepp's...

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 Read reviewAmy's Three Best Things

Amy’s Three Best Things

Philippa Pearce, Helen Craig

Amy is going to stay with her granny on her own and she packs her three best things to take with her. On the first night she misses her family and one of her three best things - a little mat - turns into a magic carpet and flies...

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 Read reviewOn a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

Jennifer Berne, Vladimir Radunsky

Jennifer Berne and Vladimir Radunsky invite the reader to travel along with Einstein on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and scientific discovery. Parents and children alike will appreciate this moving story of the powerful...

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 Read reviewSophie Scott Goes South

Sophie Scott Goes South

Alison Lester

Children's Laureate and much-loved picture-book creator Alison Lester travelled to Antarctica as an Antarctic Arts Fellow. Her alter ego, Sophie Scott, goes on the same adventure in a friendly, informative and beautifully...

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 Read reviewThe Whole of My World

The Whole of My World

Nicole Hayes

Desperate to escape her grieving father and harbouring her own terrible secret, Shelley disappears into the intoxicating world of AFL. Joining a motley crew of footy tragics - and, best of all, making friends with one of the star...

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 Read reviewEverybody Sees the Ants

Everybody Sees the Ants

A. S. King

In this boldly original novel that received six starred reviews, Printz Honor recipient King delivers a powerful message about taking a stand against the shrapnel thrown by life. OA smart, funny, and passionate novel.ON Publishers...

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Jinxed!

Jinxed!

Jen Storer

The funniest series for girls since Clarice Bean! Meet Tan. She′s funny. She′s lively. And she has the mind of a Great Detective.

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 Read reviewThe Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories

Dr. Seuss

It's the literary equivalent of buried treasure - seven newly-discovered stories by Dr. Seuss! The first new Seuss stories to emerge since 1990!

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House of Secrets

House of Secrets

Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini

HOUSE OF SECRETS follows three siblings and their family as they are forced to move to a mysterious new house in San Francisco and end up embarking on a journey to retrieve a dark book of untold power. The first story in an epic...

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 Read reviewThe Coat

The Coat

Julie Hunt, Ron Brooks

A bold and original picture book from acclaimed artist Ron Brooks and exciting new poet and author Julie Hunt.

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 Read reviewHerman and Rosie

Herman and Rosie

Gus Gordon

Young readers can explore bright lights, swinging music, and a friendship that was meant to be in this picture book set in New York City. Full color.

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 Read reviewOwl Know How

Owl Know How

Cat Rabbit, Isobel Knowles

When Cloud Town begins sinking into the trees, Cornelia Rabbit summons the other rabbits to build owls that can lift the town back into the sky.

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Eight Keys

Eight Keys

Suzanne LaFleur

Eleven-year-old Elise feels stuck. Her school locker-buddy squashes her lunch and laughs at her, every day. She doesn't want to go to school - and her best friend Franklin just makes things worse. One day Elise discovers an...

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 Read reviewFairytales for Wilde Girls

Fairytales for Wilde Girls

Allyse Near

A deliciously dark bubblegum-gothic fairytale from a stunning new Australian talent. He s gone the same way as those little birds that bothered me with their awful songs! And you will too, you and your horrible heart-music,...

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 Read reviewWhere Things Come Back

Where Things Come Back

John Corey Whaley

Just when 17-year-old Cullen Witter thinks he understands everything about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town, it all disappears. Tinged with melancholy and regret, comedy and absurdity, this novel finds wonder in the...

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When We Were Two

When We Were Two

Robert Newton

Dan has had it with his Dad. He's not going to take the abuse anymore. He's sixteen, old enough to leave; maybe he'll find his long-lost mother in the process. What Dan doesn't count on is being followed by his younger brother...

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 Read reviewThe Apprentices

The Apprentices

Maile Meloy, Ian Schoenherr

The Apprentices is a magical blend of fantasy and reality that sparkles with life and adventure - a delightful sequel to the much-loved The Apothecary. Illustrations are from Ian Schoenherr.

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 Read reviewYoo Hoo, Ladybird!

Yoo Hoo, Ladybird!

Mem Fox, Laura Ljungkvist

A charming hide-and-seek book from Mem Fox, illustrated by Laura Ljungkvist.

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Do Not Forget Australia

Do Not Forget Australia

Sally Murphy, Sonia Kretschmar

Henri lives in the French village of Villers-Bretonneux. Billy lives in Melbourne, Australia. These two little boys, who live thousands of miles away from each other, share one story that unites Villers-Bretonneux and Melbourne in...

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Terry Denton's Bumper Book of Holiday Stuff to Do!

Terry Denton’s Bumper Book of Holiday Stuff to Do!

Terry Denton

Packed full of hours of holiday fun, the Bumper Book is a must-have for every child! This fantastic activity book is full of fun drawing activities, cartoons, maps, lists and games to entertain children, take on holidays or pass...

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Moma Play Town

Moma Play Town

Build a colorful, slot-together cityscape using this unusual
set. It makes a gorgeous addition to any nursery, playroom, or
classroom!

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After

After

Morris Gleitzman

In the fourth part of Felix's story, continuing his adventures in World War Two, he faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything, including his parents. As Europe goes through the final...

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Star Wars - the Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force

Star Wars - the Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force

Daniel Wallace

Box Set with Hardcover Book perfect for Star Wars fans of all
ages.
With the press of a button, the doors of the protective vault
slide open in a wash of light and sound. The inner platform rises,
revealing The Jedi...

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Genius Ideas (Mostly)

Genius Ideas (Mostly)

Liz Pichon

Seeing Delia without her sunglasses on is a BIG shock, but that's nothing compared with the surprise Dad has in store for me with his new found fitness regime. He says he's going to compete at my Sport's Day. Shame! Meanwhile...

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 Read reviewLiar & Spy

Liar & Spy

Rebecca Stead

Georges (the s is silent) has a lot going on. He's having trouble with some boys at school, his dad lost his job and so his mum has started working all the time - and they had to sell their house and move into an apartment. But...

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 Read reviewStar

Star

Catherine Bateson

Star lives with her mum and her mum's old university friend,
Charlie, who has broken up with his wife. Star doesn't always like
Charlie - and she certainly doesn't like his two kids, Talia and
Gabe. So when Star's mum, Nell,...

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Wonderstruck

Wonderstruck

Brian Selznick

Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When Ben finds a mysterious clue...

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 Read reviewEve & Adam

Eve & Adam

Michael Grant, Katherine Applegate

Just when Eve thinks she will die Nnot from her injuries, but from boredomNher scientist mother gives her a special project: Create the perfect boy. Using an amazingly detailed simulation, Eve starts building a boy from the ground...

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Best Book Day Ever (so Far)

Best Book Day Ever (so Far)

Liz Pichon

It's Book Week in Oakfield school and everyone is very excited. Including all the teachers, who are making costumes of their own. Mr Keen says there's an excellent prize on offer for best costumes worn on book day. So suddenly...

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Coraline

Coraline

Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell

Tenth anniversary edition of Neil Gaiman's modern classic, brilliantly illustrated by Chris Riddell, with a new foreword by the author

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Sam and Julia

Sam and Julia

Karina Schaapman

Join Sam and Julia, two young mice who are very different but the best of friends, as they discover the spectacular world of the Mouse Mansion.

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Diary of a Wombat

Diary of a Wombat

Jackie French, Bruce Whatley

Take a trip with a wombat, and discover the ins and outs of her day in this fantastic toddler friendly board format of the modern classic Australian picture book. There are holes to be dug and territory to be defended -- and don't...

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 Special priceSafari: A Photicular Book

Safari: A Photicular Book

Dan Kainen, Carol Kaufmann

Why just read about the way a cheetah can run up to 60mph when you can actually watch him running, too? Featuring eight animals (cheetah, rhino, elephant, giraffe, gazelle, zebra, gorilla, and lion), this title provides the...

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The Ninja Code

The Ninja Code

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

Asuka is finding the constant attention of being a movie star a real drain. So when all the ninja clans are called to a secret location, Asuka welcomes the chance to relax with her fellow ninjas out of the way of prying eyes. But...

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 Read reviewTruly Tan

Truly Tan

Jen Storer, Claire Robertson

Meet Tan. She's funny. She's lively. She has the mind of a Great Detective...Dear Diary, It's official. Our whole family has moved to the country. The pets are disturbed and restless. My sisters are disturbed and restless -...

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Raising the Dead

Raising the Dead

H.J. Harper

Things have been great for Roger since joining the Star League - he's got to fight a lot of bad guys and pull a lot of pranks in the process. But when a thousand-year-old mummy steals the formulas for his magic potions, it's no...

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Monkey Business

Monkey Business

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

Leigh Faunus the animancer stars in ...Monkey Business! 'Le Nice Pets' is all the rage among the rich and famous - Aunt Petunia promises to turn your misbehaving pets into perfect angels. But Leigh suspects something's not right,...

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book

Johanna Basford

This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations - all waiting to be brought to life through colouring. There are also bits of the garden that...

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Box Office Smash

Box Office Smash

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

The Star League are at the premiere for one of their films, but the occasion turns disastrous when Professor Pestilence's henchmen kidnap Ben Beaumont. Before the Star League can act, six mysterious figures show up and challenge...

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Reaching Out: Messages of Hope

Reaching Out: Messages of Hope

UNICEF, Mariah Kennedy

As the UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador, Mariah created Reaching Out: Messages of Hope as a fundraising project and all royalties will be donated to UNICEF.

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 Read reviewRobot Reboot

Robot Reboot

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

S.A.M. the robot stars in ...Robot Reboot! Sam is one of the smartest kids on earth, but there are a lot of things he doesn't quite get. When Sam gets to be too much of a know-it-all for his friends, he accepts a mysterious offer...

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Curse of the Werewolf

Curse of the Werewolf

H.J. Harper

Connor's having trouble fitting in with the rest of the Star League, and when the group suspects a werewolf might be behind a savage attack, it only makes matters worse. As they search for the attacker's trail, they discover that...

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The Third Door

The Third Door

Emily Rodda

Originally published: Parkside, S. Aust.: Omnibus Books, c2012.

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 Read reviewMoon Over Manifest

Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

The winner of the 2011 Newbery Medal, Moon Over Manifest is a story of loss and redemption, powerful in its simplicity, featuring Abilene Tucker who, while searching for clues about her father's boyhood, uncovers the long-held...

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The Cutest Pet Ever

The Cutest Pet Ever

Sally Rippin

Billie has found the most adorable guinea pig in the pet shop. She is going to love it forever! If only she can convince her mum and dad...

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Winnie-the-Pooh: Now We are Six

Winnie-the-Pooh: Now We are Six

A A Milne

Winnie-the-Pooh: Now We Are Six Deluxe edition

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Secret Safari

Secret Safari

Susannah McFarlane

Girls favourite spy hero is back on safari to stop SHADOW hunting the rare black rhino. Nothing is as it seems. Special Agent EJ12 needs to look beneath the surface if she is to save the animals. Thats the easy part. As EJ12, Emma...

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Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at Some Things)

Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at Some Things)

Liz Pichon

Exciting News! Mr Fullerman announces that class 5F are going on an 'Activity Break'! Which should be fun. As long as I don't get stuck in a group with anyone who snores or worse still with ... Marcus Meldrew.

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A Boy and a Bear in a Boat

A Boy and a Bear in a Boat

Dave Shelton

A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book and a ukulele. They are only travelling a short distance and it really shouldn't take long. But then their boat encounters 'unforeseeable anomalies'... Will the...

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Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Anna Sewell, Jillian Tamaki, Jane Smiley

Part of the Penguin Threads series, this title features cover art by Jillian Tamaki and deluxe French flaps.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

L. F. Baum, Robert Ingpen

Presented in English, this work helps you discover the wonderful world of Oz, along with the familiar characters that inhabit it.

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Winnie-the-Pooh: When We Were Very Young

Winnie-the-Pooh: When We Were Very Young

A A Milne

This elegant book, larger in format than the classic editions, includes all of Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations, each meticulously hand-painted in delicate watercolors.

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 Read reviewSmall Change for Stuart

Small Change for Stuart

Lissa Evans

Stuart Horten - ten years old and small for his age - moves to the dreary town of Beeton, far away from all his friends. And then he meets his new next-door neighbours, the unbearable Kingley triplets, and things get even worse....

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Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years

Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years

David A. Goodman

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The Final Cut

The Final Cut

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

The Star League are defenceless when the Shadow Six use the Shadow Shards to steal their powers. The team must retrieve these shards in order to get their talents back, but not before they uncover the real identity of their...

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

William Joyce, Joe Bluhm

The book that inspired the Academy Award-winning short film, from New York Times - bestselling author and beloved visionary Joyce. Stunningly brought to life, this book is a modern masterpiece, showing that in today's world of...

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Cracks

Cracks

Caroline Green

Cal Conway thinks it's his mind that's breaking when cracks start appearing that no one else can see. He discovers that, far from leading an ordinary life in a northern town in 2010 as he thought, he has spent his whole life so...

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Sketches from a Nameless Land: The Art of the Arrival

Sketches from a Nameless Land: The Art of the Arrival

Shaun Tan

In SKETCHES FROM A NAMELESS LAND, author Shaun Tan explains the origins of his ideas, using examples from early research and concept sketches through to finished artwork. In tracing this evolution, he sheds light on the silent...

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City of Lies

City of Lies

Lian Tanner

Six months have passed since the Great Storm, and Goldie Roth is trapped at home again, this time by the invisible chains of love and guilt. But when Toadspit's sister Bonnie is abducted by a mysterious criminal called Harrow,...

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Winnie-the-Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner

Winnie-the-Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner

A A Milne

Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends return to the Hundred Acre Wood for more classic adventures. They meet the irrepressible Tigger for the first time, learn to play Poohsticks and set a trap for a Heffalump.

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 Read reviewTom's Midnight Garden

Tom’s Midnight Garden

Philippa Pearce

Tom is not prepared for what is about to happen when he hears the grandfather clock strike thirteen. Outside the back door is a garden, which everyone tells him does not exist.

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The Frank Show

The Frank Show

David Mackintosh

There's more to Frank than meets the eye... A quirky, witty and utterly brilliant new picture book from the creator of Marshall Armstrong is New to our School.

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 Read reviewBureau of Mysteries

Bureau of Mysteries

H.J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch

In the bustling city of Little Obscurity, George Feather lives a fairly uneventful life. That is, until he falls down a chimney and discovers the Bureau of Mysteries, an eccentric group of investigators and codebreakers who live...

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The Roald Dahl Treasury

The Roald Dahl Treasury

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

A collection of some of the best-loved stories and characters from the Roald Dahl universe, including some unpublished poetry and letters. There are four themed sections: Animals ; Magic ; Friends and Foes ; and Matters of...

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Winnie-the-Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh

A A Milne

Simplified Chinese edition of Winnie the Pooh, an A. A. Milne classic. In Simplified Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

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Little Miss Bronte: Jane Eyre

Little Miss Bronte: Jane Eyre

Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver

With the perennial popularity of classic writers like Charlotte Bronte and Lewis Carroll, Baby Lit(TM) is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams,...

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 Special priceThe Joy of Fairy Tales

The Joy of Fairy Tales

The Worlds greatest Fairy Tales from countries far and wide.

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The Singing Mermaid

The Singing Mermaid

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Did you ever go to Silversands on a sunny summer's day? Then perhaps you saw the mermaid who sang in the deep blue bay.

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Ten Tiny Things

Ten Tiny Things

Meg McKinlay, Kyle Hughes-Odgers

Tessa and Zachary have a machine that is swift and splendiferous. Every day it carries them from here to there and back again in cool calm comfort. But one morning, the machine breaks down.

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Little Miss Austen

Little Miss Austen

Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver

Jennifer Adams works as a writer and editor in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the author of Remarkably Jane: Notable Quotations on Jane Austen. Y Is for Yorick is her ninth book.

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 Read reviewNavigating Early

Navigating Early

Clare Vanderpool

At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother's death and placed in a boy's boarding school in Maine. There, Jack encounters Early Auden, the strangest of boys, who reads...

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Not for Parents Travel Book

Not for Parents Travel Book

Lonely Planet

Cool stuff to know about every country in the world. Everyone knows which is the world's highest mountain, but do you know which country banned chewing gum? Or what's the world's stinkiest fruit? Or where can you eat fried spiders...

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Third Wheel

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Third Wheel

Jeff Kinney

In The Third Wheel, love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? 'Writing The Third Wheel has been a lot of fun because there's so much humor to be mined in the world of middle school romance.

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Alex and the Watermelon Boat

Alex and the Watermelon Boat

Chris McKimmie

Set during a time of floods, this evocative and stunningly beautiful picture book recreates the scary, surreal atmosphere of the floods with a unique child's-eye perspective.

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Steam Train, Dream Train

Steam Train, Dream Train

Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld

Rocking, rolling, clickety-clack, coming closer down the track . . . The dream train pulls into the station and the train cars are loaded; polar bears load the reefer car with ice cream, elephants fill the tanker cars with paints,...

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 Read reviewThe Beginner's Guide to Revenge

The Beginner’s Guide to Revenge

Marianne Musgrove

Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2013Two friends. One book of revenge. Zero consequences? As a soldier's daughter, Romola's been to six schools in eight years, always...

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The Invaders

The Invaders

John Flanagan

Eight boys are about to take on a crew of fifty cut-throat pirates ...is this an impossible quest? Hal and the Heron brotherband are on the trail of Zavac and his precious cargo. Will they be able to find the pirates when the...

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When We Wake

When We Wake

Karen Healey

Karen Healey is the author of the William C. Morris Award finalist Guardian of the Dead, as well as The Shattering. She lives in New Zealand and blogs at www.karenhealey.com.

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The End of the World

The End of the World

Derek Landy

Skulduggery and Valkyrie are back, in an exclusive World Book Day novelette, set after the momentous events of Death Bringer...

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 Read reviewThe Fairy Doll and Other Tales from the Dolls' House

The Fairy Doll and Other Tales from the Dolls' House

Rumer Godden, Jane Ray

Discover the secret life of dolls in this beautiful collection.

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 Read reviewTimmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Stephan Pastis

Take eleven-year-old Timmy Failure - the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps even the nation. Add his impressively lazy business partner, a very large polar bear named Total. Throw...

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 Read reviewGirl Defective

Girl Defective

Simmone Howell

It's summer in St Kilda. Fifteen-year-old Sky is looking forward to great records and nefarious activities with Nancy, her older, wilder friend. Her brother - Super Agent Gully - is on a mission to unmask the degenerate who...

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 Read reviewFound: The Art of Recycling

Found: The Art of Recycling

Lisa Holzl

A beautiful non-fiction book which aims to inspire children to think about art made from recycled material. Readers will learn about the motivations of the various artists who create collages, sculptures and kinetic artworks from...

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 Read reviewThe Family Hour in Australia

The Family Hour in Australia

Tai Snaith

Local artist Tai Snaith reinterprets the daily lives of 15 Australian native animals in her signature style with vibrant watercolour illustrations, a quirky sense of humour, references to mid-century modern design and curious,...

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The Unexpected Crocodile

The Unexpected Crocodile

Kim Kane, Sara Acton

A cheeky cautionary tale about a crocodile who comes to tea

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 Read reviewHatched

Hatched

Asphyxia

Meet Martha Grimstone, a girl trying to find her own special talent in the world, in this sweetly gothic fairytale told in a collage of words, photos and drawings.

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 Read reviewSmall and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals

Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals

Damien Laverdunt, Helene Rajcak, Jen Craddock, Cecile Colin, Luc Vives

A fascinating journey around the world of extinct animals, combining cartoons with naturalist drawings, and mythology with science. Richly illustrated for children.

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 Read reviewThe Silver Door

The Silver Door

Emily Rodda

The Silver Door is the second book in Rodda’s Three Doors
trilogy. Rye, Sonia, Dirk and Faene journey back to Weld, planning
to leave Faene in safety there while they set off on their second
adventure.
Rye thinks that...

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Too Many Elephants in This House

Too Many Elephants in This House

Ursula Dubosarsky, Andrew Joyner

In Eric's house there were too many elephants - in the living room, in the kitchen, in the bathroom, even in his bedroom! The elephants take up a lot of space, but Eric loves every one of them. So when his mum says they have to...

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 Read reviewRu Dreaming

Ru Dreaming

Amy Han

In this charming story about friendship, love and recognising what matters most, the author reminds readers that 'being cool' is mostly about being yourself.

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 Read reviewAsh Mistry and the Savage Fortress

Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress

Sarwat Chadda

Breathtaking action adventure for 8 to 12-year-olds. Ash Mistry, reluctant hero, faces ancient demons... and comes into an astonishing, magical inheritance.

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 Read reviewSky High

Sky High

Germano Zullo

Originally published under the title Les gratte-ciel in 2011 by Editions La Joie de lire ... Geneve, Switzerland --T.p. verso.

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 Special price Read reviewThe New Kid

The New Kid

Deborah Abela

Angeline and Edgar might be kids, but they're also two of Ghost Club's youngest ghost-catchers. Got a problem with a ghost, poltergeist or ghoul? Can't sleep because of all the rattling chains and cackling laughter? Angeline and...

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 Read reviewMake with Maisy

Make with Maisy

Lucy Cousins

Features fun craft ideas, and photos of the finished crafts. This book includes 18 amazing activities that range from making a shoe box house to a magic wax painting.

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Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery

Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery

Peter Abrahams

When Ingrid accidentally leaves her favourite football sneakers at a murder scene, she is sucked into a mysterious case. It's all her fault that the police are on the wrong track, so Ingrid swears to hunt down Cracked-up Katie's...

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The Enchanted Wood

The Enchanted Wood

Enid Blyton

Joe, Beth and Frannie return to the Enchanted Wood with their cousin Rick and set out on a whole raft of new adventures in the lands at the top of the Faraway Tree. And again they are joined by their friends Moon-Face, Saucepan...

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Where's Asterix?

Where’s Asterix?

Goscinny, Uderzo

Young Asterix fans will have hours of fun searching for their favourite characters amidst a variety of fascinating and colourful scenes.

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The Conference of the Birds

The Conference of the Birds

Peter Sis

Adaptation of the twelfth-century Persian epic poem The Conference of the Birds by Farid Ud-Din Attar.

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Wumbers

Wumbers

Rosenthal Lichtenheld

A new book of clever wordplay from the creators of Duck! Rabbit!

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 Read reviewChronicles of Egg: Deadweather and Sunrise

Chronicles of Egg: Deadweather and Sunrise

Geoff Rodkey

Deadweather, a sweaty little pirate-infested island, is home to EGG, thirteen years old and prey to a pair of cruel and stupid older siblings. But when Egg's family disappears in a freak accident, he finds himself living on...

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 Read reviewCode Crimson

Code Crimson

Petra James

The biggest treasure hunt in the world is about to begin. Eleven-year-old Arkie Sparkle's archaeologist parents have been kidnapped. With the help of her genius cousin TJ and basset hound Cleo, she must find seven treasures across...

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Henri's Walk to Paris

Henri’s Walk to Paris

Saul Bass, Leonore Klein

First published in 1962 by Young Scott Books --T.p. verso.

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 Read reviewThe Peculiar

The Peculiar

Stefan Bachmann

A brilliantly written steampunk faery fantasy by a dazzling young talent, this is JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR NORRELL for kids, mixed with a dash of THE BARTIMAEUS TRILOGY...

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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

Carole Wilkinson

Now in paperback, the next instalment in the best-selling and award-winning Dragonkeeper series! The year is 325. The powerful Han Dynasty is a distant memory and tribes of barbarian soldiers fight over what was once the Empire....

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A Nest for Celeste: A Story about Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home

A Nest for Celeste: A Story about Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home

Henry Cole

Celeste is a mouse who spends her days weaving baskets, until one day when she is thrust into the world above. Here Celeste encounters danger--and affection--unlike anything she's ever imagined.

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The Magnificent Tree

The Magnificent Tree

Nick Bland, Stephen Michael King

'What we need is a tree!' said Bonny. 'I completely agree,' said Pop. Bonny and Pop are bursting with ideas. Pop's ideas are big and brave and Bonny's ideas are simple and clever. When they decide to make something that will...

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan

Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. That's...

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 Read reviewBoris

Boris

Andrew Joyner

Meet Boris! He lives with his Mum and Dad in Hogg Bay. Their home is a bus that once travelled all over the world but now stays put in their garden. Boris wishes the bus would travel again... Then, one morning, Boris feels a jolt...

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 Read reviewBoris Gets a Lizard

Boris Gets a Lizard

Andrew Joyner

Boris loves pets! He already has lots of them. All he's missing is his favourite animal, a Komodo dragon - the biggest lizard in the world! If only Boris could get one to come to Hogg Bay. But how? What Boris needs is a plan......

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 Read reviewThe Red Wheelbarrow

The Red Wheelbarrow

Briony Stewart

From award-winning author/illustrator Briony Stewart comes an endearing picture book celebrating the joys of childhood and everyday life. With nothing but a paper bag full of lollies and a much-loved blanket, two sisters and a...

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A Cat Called Penguin

A Cat Called Penguin

Holly Webb, Kathryn Woodcock, Polly Dunbar

Alfie has always loved playing with Penguin, an enormous cat, who Alfie has claimed as his own. But when his next door neighbour's granddaughter, Grace, comes to live with her, she decides Penguin belongs to her! What neither of...

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 Read reviewReady, Set, Boris

Ready, Set, Boris

Andrew Joyner

It's Sports Day and Boris is ready to run like he's never run before. He wants to beat Eddie, who always wins everything. All Frederick wants is not to come last - again. Who will make it across the finish line first? Ready,...

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 Read reviewEvery Day

Every Day

David Levithan

Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon.

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My Book of Jokes

My Book of Jokes

Bronwen Davies

What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence? Time to get a new fence! A perfect first book of jokes for all young comedians!

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Kamishibai Man

Kamishibai Man

Allen Say

An old storyteller returns to the city to tell his own tale and discovers thechildren he used to entertain have not forgotten him in this picture book setin Japan. Full color.

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Little Mole Box Set: With Plush Toy

Little Mole Box Set: With Plush Toy

Werner Holzwarth

* Contains 1 mini hardback (103 x 147mm) copy of The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew it Was None of His Business and 1 140mm high plush toy * Specially designed 'mole hole' box * Fantastic gift for children and adults *...

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The Golden Door

The Golden Door

Emily Rodda

The start of a stirring fantasy trilogy from the bestselling author of the Dragons of Deltora series. The walled city of Weld is under attack from ferocious flying creatures. The Warden calls for volunteers to find and destroy the...

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The LEGO Ideas Book: You Can Build Anything!

The LEGO Ideas Book: You Can Build Anything!

Daniel Lipkowitz

Includes tips on how to make jet planes reach new heights, create fantastic fortresses, swing through lush jungles, have fun on the farm and send space shuttles out of this world! This book is divided into six themed chapters -...

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Paris, Line by Line

Paris, Line by Line

Robinson

In the early 1960s, Robinson, an illustrator celebrated for his drawings of buildings, documented Paris in his signature style. More than forty years after its original publication, Paris, Line by Line returns to print. Page...

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 Read reviewOscar Goes To The Moon

Oscar Goes To The Moon

Helen Tanner

Oscar was a bunny who wanted to go places. His journeys culminate in a visit to the moon, an adventure he looked forward to telling all his friends about when he arrived home.

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The Word Spy Activity Book

The Word Spy Activity Book

Ursula Dubosarsky, Tohby Riddle

Dear Readers, I'm back again with a brand new book. Yes, it's The Word Spy Activity Book ! You might have read The Word Spy and The Return of the Word Spy.

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 Read reviewThe One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate

Winner of the Newbery Medal 2013  Inspired by a true story, this is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. A winning blend of humour and poignancy that will...

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 Read reviewZebedee's Balloon

Zebedee’s Balloon

Alice Briere-Haquet, Olivier Philipponneau

More than a children's book, this touching story is stunningly illustrated in two tones, using the technique of wood engraving.

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 Read reviewThe Onion's Great Escape

The Onion’s Great Escape

Sara Fanelli

A little onion must escape the big fry and she needs your help!

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Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt

Jack Gantos

Jack's summer has hit a dead end ...After being 'grounded for life', Jack is facing a summer of doing nothing. He might crash in his Dad's homemade plane, or catch the disease that makes you dance yourself to death, or fall foul...

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 Read reviewGood Night, Sleep Tight

Good Night, Sleep Tight

Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

Another perfect picture book from the creators of the best-selling Where Is the Green Sheep? Bonnie and Ben have a favourite babysitter whose much-loved nursery rhymes ensure a wonderful whimsical world before bedtime.

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 Read reviewThe Great Snortle Hunt

The Great Snortle Hunt

Claire Freedman, Kate Hindley

A fabulous new picture book from the bestselling author of Aliens Love Underpants.

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 Read reviewShadows

Shadows

Paula Weston

It's been almost a year since Gaby Winters was in the car crash that killed her twin brother, Jude. Her body has healed, but nightmares continue to disturb her. Then Gaby is forced to accept that what she knew about herself and...

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Dads: A Field Guide

Dads: A Field Guide

Justin Ractliffe, Cathie Glassby

Get reading! 50 books you can't put down --Cover.

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 Read reviewThe Abominables

The Abominables

Eva Ibbotson, Sharon Rentta

When Agatha Farlingham is kidnapped by a yeti in Tibet she soon discovers that the hairy monster is a clever and noble beast. But his children are in danger and he needs her help. So she sends them on a top-secret journey to...

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