Australian children's books 2018

The Dog with Seven Names

The Dog with Seven Names

Dianne Wolfer

The heart-warming story of a golden-eyed dog in a time of war.

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 Read reviewEverything I've Never Said

Everything I’ve Never Said

Samantha Wheeler

A powerful novel about a subject rarely tackled - young people with disabilities and the families who love and support them.   

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The Adventures of Catvinkle

The Adventures of Catvinkle

Elliot Perlman

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 Read reviewThe Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

Jaclyn Moriarty

From the award-winning Jaclyn Moriarty comes a spellbinding tale of unlikely friendship, unexpected magic and competitive athletics.

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The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2)

The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2)

Katrina Nannestad

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Sweet Adversity

Sweet Adversity

Sheryl Gwyther

There's never a good time to be orphaned - or abandoned ... especially when you are twelve years old, and it's the Great Depression.

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 Read reviewThe Tales of Mr Walker

The Tales of Mr Walker

Jess Black, Sara Acton

The Tales of Mr Walker contains four delightful stories inspired by the real-life Mr Walker, a Guide Dog Ambassador who now calls Park Hyatt Melbourne home. 

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2)

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Book 2)

Jessica Townsend

Wunder is gathering in Nevermoor ...

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 Read reviewTales from the Inner City

Tales from the Inner City

Shaun Tan

The visionary Shaun Tan returns to show us the soul-opening work he's been doing for the past five years.

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Real Pigeons Eat Danger

Real Pigeons Eat Danger

Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood

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 Read reviewCicada

Cicada

Shaun Tan

The story of a cicada who works in an office, and all the people who don't appreciate him. The new picture book from multi-award-winner Shaun Tan, author of The Arrival, The Lost Thing and Rules of Summer.

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Lintang and the Brightest Star

Lintang and the Brightest Star

Tamara Moss

A prophecy has been spoken. A monster has awoken.

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 Read reviewThe Promise Horse

The Promise Horse

Jackie Merchant

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 Read reviewWisp

Wisp

Zana Fraillon, Grahame Baker-Smith

A refugee story of extraordinary power and beauty from the Amnesty CILIP Honour-winning author of The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith.

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Molly The Pig (Moli Det Bigibigi)

Molly The Pig (Moli Det Bigibigi)

Karen Manbullo

Written in Kriol and English, this is the story of Molly, a little pig who is rescued from the bush.

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Just a Girl

Just a Girl

Jackie French

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 Read reviewInheritance

Inheritance

Carole Wilkinson

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Kung-fu Kangaroo

Kung-fu Kangaroo

Merv Lamington, Allison Langton

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The Happiness Box

The Happiness Box

Mark Greenwood, Andrew McLean

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Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Donna Rawlins, Mark Jackson, Heather Potter

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Bush Bash

Bush Bash

Sally Morgan, Ambelin Kwaymullina

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Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House

Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House

Jane Godwin, Jane Reiseger

From a dynamic author-illustrator team comes this fresh, fun and rhythmic exploration of colour. Bold and bright, it's the perfect book for reading aloud and sharing with young children as they learn to identify the colours...

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Where is Galah?

Where is Galah?

Sally Morgan

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Rhyme Cordial

Rhyme Cordial

Antonia Pesenti

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 Read reviewThe Peacock Detectives

The Peacock Detectives

Carly Nugent

Shortlisted for the 2017 Text Prize, The Peacock Detectives is a delightfully Australian story about self-discovery and dealing with change for upper middle-graders.

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Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Weird Beard (Book 1)

Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Weird Beard (Book 1)

Andrew Hansen, Jessica Roberts

Award-winning Australian comedian Andrew Hansen, best known for The Chaser, has teamed up with his wife, designer Jessica Roberts, to create their very first children's book series.

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Missing

Missing

Sue Whiting

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 Read reviewThe Endsister

The Endsister

Penni Russon

Unforgettable characters, chaotic family life and an intriguing ghost story combine in this funny, absorbing tale of a family who inherit a mansion on the other side of the world.

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Lintang and the Forbidden Island

Lintang and the Forbidden Island

Tamara Moss

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Grace on the Court

Grace on the Court

Maddy Proud

Grace Parker tries to figure out how to handle the 3Bs: boys, boy bands and ball sports.

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Hounds and Hauntings (Rose Raventhorpe Investigates, Book 3)

Hounds and Hauntings (Rose Raventhorpe Investigates, Book 3)

Janine Beacham

The city of Yorke is under attack and it's up to Rose Raventhorpe and Yorke's secret society of butlers to find the culprit! The third mystery in the Rose Raventhorpe Investigates series.

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The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean

Armin Greder

A lifeless body. One of many in the waters of the Mediterranean. Precarious boats navigate the waters of the sea, from south to north. And more often than not, it is not only hope that drowns.From the creator of The Island.

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The Feather

The Feather

Margaret Wild, Freya Blackwood

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Friday Barnes 8: Never Fear

Friday Barnes 8: Never Fear

R.A. Spratt

The final installment in the beloved girl detective series!

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