New Australian children's books

As Fast As I Can

As Fast As I Can

Penny Tangey

One girl. One dream. A few hurdles. Ten-year-old Vivian is determined to win a medal at the Olympic Games one day. Problem is, she hasn't found a sport she's any good at yet.

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Willy-willy Wagtail (Tales from the Bush Mob)

Willy-willy Wagtail (Tales from the Bush Mob)

Helen Milroy

Tales from the Bush Mob is a series of books about the Bush Mob, a group of animals that works together to solve problems.

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 Read reviewLanding with Wings

Landing with Wings

Trace Balla

Miri's been on the move and now she's finding her feet, her freedom, her community and her home, treading lightly all the way.

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 Read reviewThe January Stars

The January Stars

Kate Constable

When twelve-year old Clancy and her fourteen-year-old sister, Tash, visit their Pa at his aged-care facility, they have no idea that the three of them will soon set out on an intrepid adventure.

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Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell (Monty's Island, Book 1)

Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell (Monty’s Island, Book 1)

Emily Rodda, Lucinda Gifford

On a beautiful island far away, on a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find... Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new...

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 Read reviewThe Book of Chance

The Book of Chance

Sue Whiting

Chance is a black-and-white thinker until she realises that sometimes there are shades of grey.

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Backyard Birds

Backyard Birds

Helen Milroy

What colourful birds are in our backyards? From laughing kookaburras and prancing mudlarks to dancing willy wagtails and hungry galahs, this picture book is a vibrant adventure discovering the native birds around us.

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 Read reviewI'll Always Be Older Than You

I’ll Always Be Older Than You

Jane Godwin, Sara Acton

A celebration of the bond between siblings from acclaimed author Jane Godwin, with glorious illustrations from Sara Acton.

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The Grumpy Neighbour

The Grumpy Neighbour

Sally Rippin, Aki Fukuoka

Celebrating 10 Years of Billie B Brown in 2020!

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The Hat Parade

The Hat Parade

Sally Rippin, Aki Fukuoka

Celebrating 10 Years of Billie B Brown in 2020!

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The Astronaut's Cat

The Astronaut’s Cat

Tohby Riddle

A delightful story that celebrates the wonders of the Moon, the curiosity of cats and the precious beauty of Earth.

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Timmy the Ticked-Off Pony and the Poo of Excitement (Timmy the Ticked-Off Pony, Book 1)

Timmy the Ticked-Off Pony and the Poo of Excitement (Timmy the Ticked-Off Pony, Book 1)

Magda Szubanski, Dean Rankine

Timmy is rude. He's lazy. He's ALWAYS cranky. And he's also one of the most FAMOUS ponies in all the known world! Until one day when...POO HAPPENS. Surely one little poo of excitement can't ruin Timmy's life. Can it?

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Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Dee White

Inspired by the true story of Muslims who saved the lives of Jewish children in the Second World War.

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Respect

Respect

Aunty Fay Muir, Sue Lawson, Lisa Kennedy

A tender, thoughtful story reminding us to respect others and respect ourselves. Part of the Our Place series which welcomes children to culture. 

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There's No Such Thing

There’s No Such Thing

Heidi McKinnon

A funny, warm and reassuring story from the internationally acclaimed creator of I Just Ate My Friend and Baz & Benz.

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Vote Weirdo (WeirDo, Book 14)

Vote Weirdo (WeirDo, Book 14)

Anh Do, Jules Faber

Its time to vote! Weir Dos in the running for class captain... but will an EPIC HAIR DISASTER destroy his chances of winning?! It wont be easy... but it will be funny!

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The Honey Bees

The Honey Bees

Sally Rippin, Aki Fukuoka

Celebrating 10 Years of Billie B Brown in 2020!

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The Map of Half Maps (Atticus Van Tasticus, Book 2)

The Map of Half Maps (Atticus Van Tasticus, Book 2)

Andrew Daddo, Stephen Michael King

ATTICUS VAN TASTICUS is back. And this time he means business. Having escaped certain disaster on the high seas, he's on the scent of treasure. Then the call comes from above- 'Ship ahoy, Captain, ship ahoy!' If only it were...

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Aussie Kids: Meet Eve in the Outback

Aussie Kids: Meet Eve in the Outback

Raewyn Caisley, Karen Blair

Hi! I'm Eve. I live at a roadhouse in the Nullarbor. We don't get many visitors. But today my cousin Will is coming. We'll have so much fun!

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Aussie Kids: Meet Katie at the Beach

Aussie Kids: Meet Katie at the Beach

Rebecca Johnson, Lucia Masciullo

Hi! I'm Katie. I have a wobbly tooth that won't come out! But it's not going to spoil my trip to the beach. We're going to eat mangoes and play beach cricket!

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The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants

Philip Bunting

The answers to lifes biggest questions can be found in the smallest places, once you are ready to look. Get set for an insightful (and hilarious) peek into what we can learn from the world of the ant.

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Counting Our Country

Counting Our Country

Jill Daniels

Counting Our Country is a bilingual counting book from Jill Daniels, an Indigenous artist who lives in SE Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

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Cats Do Not Like Birthdays

Cats Do Not Like Birthdays

Nicki Greenberg

Presents! Games! Cake! Everyone loves a party, right? Well, not everyone. And definitely not Kit.

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 Read reviewComing Home to Country

Coming Home to Country

Bronwyn Bancroft

Run to the creek, perch on a rock, slip into clear crystal water. An visual and lyrical depiction of coming home to country from acclaimed author and illustrator Bronwyn Bancroft.

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The Champions of the Blade (Paladero, Book 4)

The Champions of the Blade (Paladero, Book 4)

Steven Lochran

Joss, Hero and Drake are prentice paladeros, cowboy-knights that ride dinosaurs and fight to protect their Kingdom. Now, they face the ultimate battle: themselves.

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Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution

Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution

Miles Merrill, Narcisa Nozica

No props. No music. No costumes. Just you, your words and a mic - you've got two minutes to make the crowd scream your name. Miles Merrill, performance poet and founder of Australian Poetry Slam, and award-winning teacher Narcisa...

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Watch This! (Danny Best, Book 4)

Watch This! (Danny Best, Book 4)

Jen Storer, Mitch Vane

For fans of Funny Kid and Weirdo, comes the fourth hilarious book about a legend named Danny Best. Best by name, best by reputation...

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Jane Doe and the Key of All Souls

Jane Doe and the Key of All Souls

Jeremy Lachlan

An unfinished quest. A dying world. A race to save all souls. Get ready for the thrilling follow-up to the award-winning Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds.

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Will the Wonderkid

Will the Wonderkid

Stephanie Owen Reeder

It's December 1914, and young Will Hutchison heads off into the South Australian desert in search of gold with his father, two other explorers and six camels. Their expedition doesn't go according to plan, and finding water...

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 Read reviewAussie Kids: Meet Zoe and Zac at the Zoo

Aussie Kids: Meet Zoe and Zac at the Zoo

Belinda Murrell, David Hardy

Aussie Kids is an exciting new series for emerging readers 6-8 years.

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Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charged Wombats

Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charged Wombats

Hazel Flynn

Why does each koala in a zoo need 1000 trees? How do you check a Tree-kangaroo's pouch for joeys? Why is a wombat's poo square-shaped? And how do dogs help look after 'extinct' bandicoots?

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Aussie Kids: Meet Taj at the Lighthouse

Aussie Kids: Meet Taj at the Lighthouse

Maxine Beneba Clark, Nicki Greenberg

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What's Out There?

What’s Out There?

Nicole Stewart

A colourful picture book that every Australian child should have in their collection.

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The Besties to the Rescue

The Besties to the Rescue

Felice Arena, Tom Jellett

Oliver and Ruby have been besties forever...

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How to Make Friends (Edie's Experiments, Book 1)

How to Make Friends (Edie’s Experiments, Book 1)

Charlotte Barkla, Sandy Flett

I'm Edie and I love science. So I when I started at a new school, I decided it could be one giant experiment.

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 Read reviewTake Off! (Evie and Pog, Book 1)

Take Off! (Evie and Pog, Book 1)

Tania McCartney, Cecelia Ramsdale

In the bestselling tradition of Ella and Olivia, comes the first book in a new series for early readers about best friends, Evie and Pog.

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