Recent junior & middle fiction from 2017

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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Gregory and the Grimbockle

Gregory and the Grimbockle

Melanie Schubert, Jared Kraft, Abigail Kraft

Fans of Roald Dahl will adore Gregory and the Grimbockle. Exoodles, dial scromples and buckets of magic liquid make this imaginative story a thrilling adventure. But the message and heart behind this little tale will endure long...

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Freaks on the Loose: The Whole Scary Story

Freaks on the Loose: The Whole Scary Story

Leigh Hobbs

We dare you to join Miss Corker and 4F, the class without a yearning for learning. 'I couldn't possibly put this shocker on the shelves.' Fenella Frump, Librarian, Tasmania.Now in one volume: 4F for Freaks...

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Life of the Party! the Susie K Files 1

Life of the Party! the Susie K Files 1

Shamini Flint, Sally Heinrich

Susie K likes science instead of netball and has the class goldfish for a best friend. But Susie's mum finds it hard to believe that she's happy that way. She's constantly trying to push Susie (with the best of intentions, of...

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 Special pricePirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

Amy Sparkes, Ben Cort

Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...?

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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: Volume 2

Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: Volume 2

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

100 new bedtime stories, each inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyonce. The unique narrative style of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls transforms each biography in a fairy-tale,...

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The Curse in the Candlelight

The Curse in the Candlelight

Sophie Cleverly

There's a new girl at Rookwood School, and new mystery for Scarlet and Ivy to solve.

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The Secrets We Share

The Secrets We Share

Nova Weetman

The highly anticipated companion to Nova Weetman's critically acclaimed middle-reader The Secrets We Keep.

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 Read reviewThe Explorer

The Explorer

Katherine Rundell, Hannah Horn

Left stranded in the Amazon jungle when their plane crashes on their way back to England from Manaus, Brazil, four children struggle to survive for days until one of them finds a map that leads them to a ruined city and a secret...

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Bad Dad

Bad Dad

David Walliams, Tony Ross

The new heart-warming and hilariously brilliant story from number one bestselling author David Walliams. Beautifully illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.

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 Read reviewThe Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone

Kelly Canby, Jaclyn Moriarty

An enchanting and whimsical spell-filled fantasy novel from Jaclyn Moriarty, the award-winning author of Feeling Sorry for Celia and A Corner of White, suitable for readers who loved A Most Magical Girl.

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Another Year of Plumdog

Another Year of Plumdog

Emma Chichester Clark

In 2014 Cape published Plumdog, a year's worth of entries from Emma Chichester Clark's blog of the same name which records the daily life of Plum, her dog, in Plum's own words and Emma's delightful illustrations.

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The Dollmaker of Krakow

The Dollmaker of Krakow

R. M. Romero

A timeless fantasy set in the Second World War that weaves together magic, folklore and history, perfect for fans of The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Goodnight Mister Tom. One night a little doll named Karolina...

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The Bad Guys Episode 6: Alien vs Bad Guys

The Bad Guys Episode 6: Alien vs Bad Guys

Aaron Blabey

One by one, the Bad Guys are vanishing. TAKEN by a creature with way too many teeth and far too many bottoms. Is this the end? Maybe. But will it be funny? You bet your butts it will!

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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic

Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic

Armand Baltazar

Imagine a world where the past, present and future have collided. A world that is timeless. This is the world Diego Ribera was born into...For fans of Rick Riordan and Brian Selznick, author-artist Armand Baltazar introduces the...

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 Read reviewHave Sword, Will Travel

Have Sword, Will Travel

Sean Williams, Garth Nix

From New York Times bestselling authors Garth Nix and Sean Williams, comes this hilarious, action-packed adventure featuring a very unlikely knight, an admirably stubborn girl, and a sword with attitude.

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The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

Colin Meloy

From the creators of the New York Times bestselling Wildwood Chronicles comes an original, humorous, and fast-paced middle grade novel about a band of child pickpockets-imagine The Invention of Hugo Cabret meets Oliver Twist.

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Whichwood

Whichwood

Tahereh Mafi

Laylee, thirteen, is nearly worn out from washing and packaging corpses for the Otherwhere and being shunned by villagers when two strangers, Alice and Oliver, arrive determined to help.

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A Garden of Lilies: Improving Tales for Young Minds (From the World of Stella Montgomery)

A Garden of Lilies: Improving Tales for Young Minds (From the World of Stella Montgomery)

Judith Rossell

In Wormwood Mire, award-winning author Judith Rossell introduced us to the lessons of fictitious Victorian writer Prudence A Goodchild ... Now the book comes to life as the perfect gift for any Stella Montgomery fan. Ages 9+ ...

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The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12

The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12

Jeff Kinney

Readers won't be able to stop laughing as they join Greg and his family on a holiday trip to remember. To escape the stress of the holidays, the Heffleys decide to get out of town and go to a resort instead of celebrating...

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 Read reviewNevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut Australian author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world - but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.

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The Magic Misfits

The Magic Misfits

Neil Patrick Harris

When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carnies arrive to steal...

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Funny Kid Stand Up

Funny Kid Stand Up

Matt Stanton

FROM THE AUTHOR OF NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER, FUNNY KID FOR PRESIDENT! Being funny is a good gig and it's pretty much the only thing Max Walburt is good at. At least he thinks he's good at it . . .

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Tales From a Tall Forest

Tales From a Tall Forest

Shaun Micallef, Jonathan Bentley

In this rich and rambunctious tapestry of tales, satirist Shaun Micallef unravels the traditional fairy story and nimbly weaves your favourite characters into new and surprising adventures.

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 Read reviewA Most Magical Girl

A Most Magical Girl

Karen Foxlee

Magical machines, wizards, witches, mysterious underworlds, a race against time - and two most magical girls.   

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The War I Finally Won

The War I Finally Won

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

A tale of courage set in England during the dark days of World War II and the sequel to the much-loved 2016 Newbery Honor Book, The War That Saved My Life.

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Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age

Jeffrey Brown

Neanderthal siblings Lucy and Andy are back to their paleo pranks. This time, they have to put up with more than just each other--the cave is feeling awfully cramped since the humans moved in. They're in the Ice Age, and legroom...

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Tom Gates #13: Epic Adventure (Kind Of)

Tom Gates #13: Epic Adventure (Kind Of)

Pichon,Liz

The next instalment of the hilarious and best-selling Tom Gates series.

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Patty Takes Charge: Game Day! 3

Patty Takes Charge: Game Day! 3

Patty (Patrick) Mills, Jared Thomas

Through lots of hard work, Patty's skills have improved out of sight. And he's invited to step it up in a big basketball tournament. Even though he'll miss out on time in his beloved Torres Strait, playing in a major competition...

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Race to the Bottom of the Sea

Race to the Bottom of the Sea

Lindsay Eagar

Can a clever girl inventor uncover a ruthless pirate's heart of gold? Thrilling sea adventure takes on a hint of steampunk in the second book by the author of the acclaimed Hour of the Bees.

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The Audition

The Audition

Maddie Ziegler

From the Dance Moms star and So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation judge comes the first novel in a brand-new trilogy about friendship, dance, and going after one's dreams. 5 1/2 x 8 5/16.

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Hotdog #3: Circus Time!

Hotdog #3: Circus Time!

Do, Anh, McGuiness,Dan

Lizzies joining the circus! Her sister Emma is a high-flying trapeze star, but Lizzies TERRIFIED of heights! Shes going to be a clown, the funniest around! Hotdog and Kev cant wait to see the show. Hopefully everything goes to...

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Brotherband 7: The Caldera

Brotherband 7: The Caldera

John Flanagan

Stig is contesting the annual Maktig competition to decide Skandia's greatest warrior. But an unexpected visitor arrives with a request Stig, Hal and the brotherband can't refuse- a rescue mission of epic proportions. Pirates have...

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Tracy Lacy For Classy Captain!: Tracy Lacy Book 2

Tracy Lacy For Classy Captain!: Tracy Lacy Book 2

Tania Lacy, Danielle McDonald

'Remember how I was ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN, well pretty sure, probably about 99.7% sure, that I maybe, nearly, might actually get through High School like a normal person? Well SHOCK, HORROR, its not going exactly as I planned . . ....

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The Wizards of Once

The Wizards of Once

Cressida Cowell

From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites.

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Magisterium: The Silver Mask

Magisterium: The Silver Mask

Cassandra Clare, Holly Black

He is facing an existence behind bars, banished from the rest of the magical community for what he is - for what he might become.But a shocking revelation has promised freedom - at a cost.This fourth year at the Magisterium will...

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Kick

Kick

Mitch Johnson

Budi's going to be a star. He's going to play football, instead of sweating over each football boot he makes. But one unlucky kick brings his world crashing down. Now he owes the Dragon, the most dangerous man in Jakarta. Soon...

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Fighting Fantasy:The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Fighting Fantasy:The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Ian Livingstone, Steve Jackson

A dungeon quest and a dangerous treasure hunt... The reader must take on the role of an adventurer, travelling to find the treasure chest belonging to a powerful Warlock, deep within Firetop Mountain. This chest is guarded by a...

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Supersaurs 1: the Raptors of Paradise

Supersaurs 1: the Raptors of Paradise

Jay Jay Burridge

Imagine a world where dinosaurs have survived and evolved as... SUPERSAURS. This is the world that Bea Kingsley lives in, a world where humans live side by side with supersaurs, sometimes in peace but often in conflict.Bea is the...

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 Read reviewThe Girl Who Drank the Moon

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Barnhill

An enchanting and unforgettable modern fable that is impossible to put down.

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Wonder

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

Ten-year-old August Pullman wants to be ordinary. He does ordinary things. He eats ice-cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, he has been...

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Prisoner of Ice and Snow

Prisoner of Ice and Snow

Ruth Lauren

In this thrilling middle-grade fantasy debut that's Prison Break meets Frozen, a girl will do anything to break her sister out of prison--even get arrested on purpose.

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The Song from Somewhere Else

The Song from Somewhere Else

A. F. Harrold, Levi Pinfold

Saved from bullies by the class misfit Nick, Frank's drawn to Nick's house by strange music, discovers he has incredible secrets that bring danger, and decides to help him as he helped her.

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 Read reviewGood Night Sleep Tight

Good Night Sleep Tight

Kristina Andres

A beautiful read-aloud story book for all ages featuring 111/2 goodnight stories from friends fox and rabbit, who help each other get to sleep-sometimes...

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Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead (Book 3)

Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead (Book 3)

Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan's Norse hero faces his greatest challenge yet in the final instalment of the series.

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The Bolds on Holiday

The Bolds on Holiday

Julian Clary, David Roberts

Carry on camping with dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts! With their extended hyena family in tow, they head on down to Cornwall for a spot of camping. But it's never long before trouble sniffs these hyenas out, and Bobby...

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The Secret Horses of Briar Hill

The Secret Horses of Briar Hill

Megan Shepherd, Levi Pinfold

December 1941; Britain is at war. Emmaline has been evacuated away from the bombs to Briar Hill Hospital in Shropshire. When she gets there she discovers a secret. It's not to be shared, not to be told to anyone, even her friend...

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 Read reviewThe Mysterious World of Cosentino: The Missing Ace

The Mysterious World of Cosentino: The Missing Ace

Cosentino, James Hart

Dangling on a burning rope while chained above a tank full of hungry sharks...there's only one hero who can beat those odds...Cosentino, The Grand Illusionist!

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The Cursed First Term of Zelda Stitch

The Cursed First Term of Zelda Stitch

Nicki Greenberg

'Zelda rides a broomstick!''Zelda's got a bat-friend!''Zelda smells like toadstools!''Witch! Witch! Witch!'

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Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables

Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables

Tim Harris

He's the first teacher to cook us breakfast.Is his spark-maker beetle really that dangerous?I heard he drank yak's milk in Mongolia. He's the only person who isn't afraid of Canteen Carol. My mum says he used to be in the...

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 Read reviewThe Goldfish Boy

The Goldfish Boy

Lisa Thompson

Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD and spends most of his time staring out of his window as the inhabitants of Chestnut Close go about their lives. Until the day he is the last person to see his next door...

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 Read reviewThe Boy, the Bird and the Coffin Maker

The Boy, the Bird and the Coffin Maker

Matilda Woods

Alberto lives alone in the town of Allora where fish fly out of the sea and everyone knows everybody's business. There he makes coffins for the great and small, but being the only coffin maker in town can be lonely. That is until...

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 Read reviewThe Ice Sea Pirates

The Ice Sea Pirates

Frida Nilsson

The cold bites and the sea lashes in this adventure on the ice seas. Ten-year-old Siri must counter the treachery of sailors, hungry wolves, frozen landscapes and a mine where children are enslaved, to save her younger sister from...

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The Big Break (Tiny Timmy, Book 6)

The Big Break (Tiny Timmy, Book 6)

Tim Cahill, Heath MacKenzie

It's crunch time for Tiny Timmy and not just on the field! There are huge games coming up, and big tests at school! Its all happening! And then another kind of crunch puts him out of action. Timmy will need to work harder than...

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Lockwood & Co: The Empty Grave

Lockwood & Co: The Empty Grave

Jonathan Stroud

After their recent adventures, the Lockwood & Co team deserve a well-earned break . A building full of unsettled souls, it's also the final resting place of Marissa Fittes, the legendary and (supposedly) long-dead ghost hunter -...

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 Read reviewThe Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster: Polly and Buster Book One

The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster: Polly and Buster Book One

Sally Rippin

From Australia's best-selling female author, Sally Rippin, comes Polly and Buster - a brand new junior fiction series about the magic of friendship.

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Shallow in the Deep End

Shallow in the Deep End

Tiwi College Al Alalinguwi Jarrakarlinga

Erica wants a dog. So dad brings home a new pet... a baby water buffalo! Shallow the buffalo and her friend Bruno the dog have a lot of fun, get in a lot of trouble and create a lot of havoc.

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Quests for Glory

Quests for Glory

Soman Chainani

Before they can graduate, the students at the school for Good and Evil must complete their Quests for Glory. The quests are both dangerous and unpredictable, and the stakes are high: success brings eternal adoration, and failure...

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Grover and Squeak's Farm Adventure (Grover McBane, Rescue Dog Book 4)

Grover and Squeak’s Farm Adventure (Grover McBane, Rescue Dog Book 4)

Claire Garth, Johannes Leak

Grover is so excited - he's going on a road trip! But first his owner, Annie, has a special guest to pick up from the animal shelter.

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The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel

The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel

Natasha Lowe

The morning Nora Ratcliff finds a baby in the flowerpot on her front steps her life changes forever. She had always wanted a child, but after her husband passed away, she never thought she would have one. She decides to keep the...

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Squishy Taylor and the First Three Adventures

Squishy Taylor and the First Three Adventures

Ailsa Wild, Ben Wood

A hilarious junior fiction book series from Australian author Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions quicker than a ninja-gazelle!

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Saving Marty

Saving Marty

Paul Griffin

From the award-winning author of Ten Mile River and When Friendship Followed Me Home comes a warm and heart-wrenching story of the friendship between a boy and a pig that thinks it's a dog.

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The Book of Secrets (Ateban Cipher Book 1)

The Book of Secrets (Ateban Cipher Book 1)

A. L. Tait

What's the secret of the book, and why is it so valuable? These are the questions Gabe must answer when a dying man hands him a coded manuscript with one instruction: take it to Aidan.

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Best Ever Pranks (and More!) by Frankie Fish and Drew Bird

Best Ever Pranks (and More!) by Frankie Fish and Drew Bird

Peter Helliar, Lesley Vamos

Since comedian Peter Helliar burst onto the scene with his bestselling children's novel, Frankie Fish and the Sonic Suitcase, readers have demanded to know more about young prankster Frankie and his best friend, Drew Bird. So...

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Pippa's Island 1: The Beach Shack Cafe

Pippa’s Island 1: The Beach Shack Cafe

Belinda Murrell

Kira Island Primary School - but Pippa soon starts to make friends with eco-warrior Meg, boho-chick Charlie, and fashionista and cupcake baker Cici. Pippa's mum plans to buy a rustic old boatshed and start a bookshop cafe, and...

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 Read reviewThe Boy and the Spy

The Boy and the Spy

Felice Arena

Life has never been easy for Antonio, but since the war began there are German soldiers on every corner, fearsome gangsters and the fascist police everywhere, and no one ever has enough to eat.But when Antonio decides...

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Ban this Book

Ban this Book

Alan Gratz

An inspiring middle fiction novel about a student who finds the courage to speak up and fight back when her favourite book is banned from her school library.

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 Read reviewBeyond the Bright Sea

Beyond the Bright Sea

Lauren Wolk

Crow has lived her whole life on a tiny, starkly beautiful island. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a washed-up skiff as a baby and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbour across the sandbar.

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Greta Zargo and the Death Robots from Outer Space

Greta Zargo and the Death Robots from Outer Space

A. F. Harrold

Nobody knew it at that moment, but only three things stood in the way of the complete destruction of the Earth: one elderly parrot; one eight-year-old spelling mistake; and an intrepid young schoolgirl-turned-reporter in search of...

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Cyclones and Shadows: Stories from Up North

Cyclones and Shadows: Stories from Up North

Dudgeon and Oxenham

This collection draws together four tales for younger readers from the Waarda series of Indigenous stories, first edited by acclaimed author Sally Morgan. Two stories feature Lilli and her magical companion, Shadow. Living in...

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Clare and her Captain

Clare and her Captain

Michael Morpurgo, Catherine Rayner

A beautiful gift edition by a stunning author-and-illustrator combination.

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 Read reviewFunny Kid for President

Funny Kid for President

Matt Stanton

Meet the funny kid! Because every kid loves to laugh. Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen. He's the class clown, the punch line and he's even volunteered his bottom to be the butt of the joke. Max...

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Alice-Miranda in Hollywood 16

Alice-Miranda in Hollywood 16

Jacqueline Harvey

Lights, camera, action! Yeehaw!

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Ella and Olivia: #18 Happy Campers

Ella and Olivia: #18 Happy Campers

Yvette Poshoglian, Danielle McDonald

Ella and Olivia cant wait to go camping for the first time! But will their tricky cousins spoil all the fun?

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 Read reviewThe Fall

The Fall

Tristan Bancks

In the middle of the night, Sam is woken by angry voices from the apartment above. He goes to the window to see what's happening - only to hear a struggle, and see a body fall from the sixth-floor balcony.

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48 Hours: the Vanishing

48 Hours: the Vanishing

Gabrielle Lord

One kidnapping. One cold case. Two amateur investigators. Only 48 hours to solve the crime ...Jazz's best friend Anika has been kidnapped!

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You Choose 11: Creepy Crawly Chaos

You Choose 11: Creepy Crawly Chaos

George Ivanoff

You are on a school excursion at the Entomology and Arachnology Research Centre when things go very wrong. It starts with a gigantic new breed of spider. Soon, there are insects everywhere.

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My Diary from the Edge of the World

My Diary from the Edge of the World

Jodi Lynn Anderson

The new middle-grade novel from best-selling author Jodi Lynn Anderson about a seemingly ordinary world filled with magical creatures, told in one irresistible girl's diary during her family's search for the fabled ...

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Squishy McFluff: Big Country Fair

Squishy McFluff: Big Country Fair

Pip Jones, Ella Okstad

Squishy McFluff has been blow-dried and primped to perfection. He must win the Country Fair prettiest pet competition - and will if Ava has anything to do with it... But not everyone can see he's the winner. The Mayor seems to...

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Maybe

Maybe

Morris Gleitzman

1946. Europe is in ruins. Millions of people dream of finding happiness somewhere else.Fourteen year old Felix is one of them. When he's offered a journey to Australia, he seizes the opportunity. So does someone...

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 Read reviewDiva and Flea: A Parisian Tale

Diva and Flea: A Parisian Tale

Mo Willems, Tony DiTerlizzi

Diva, a small yet brave dog, and Flea, a curious streetwise cat, develop an unexpected friendship in this unforgettable tale of discovery from an award-winning author/illustrator pairing.

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The Adventures of Dog Man Book 2: Unleashed

The Adventures of Dog Man Book 2: Unleashed

Dav Pilkey

If only the Chief would throw Dog Man a bone every once in a while... Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to...

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You Choose 12: City of Robots

You Choose 12: City of Robots

George Ivanoff

A series of interactive novels for the highly adventurous. Read if you dare! Mistakes will cost you dearly! YOU CHOOSE ...Robot ruler or cyborg slave! A chance encounter with an escaped mini-bot leads you to a...

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 Read reviewTilly and the Time Machine

Tilly and the Time Machine

Adrian Edmondson

Tilly is seven and a half - and about to make history.When Tilly's dad builds a time machine in the shed there's only one place she really wants to go: back to her sixth birthday party, when she ate too many cupcakes and her mummy...

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Lyttle Lies: The Pudding Problem

Lyttle Lies: The Pudding Problem

Joe Berger

To Sam Lyttle, the truth is like an elephant. It's heavy, worrying and wrinkly. And when it's sitting in your way, you can't go under it or over it. But you CAN skirt round it...

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A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars

A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars

Yaba Badoe

A powerful, haunting debut that steps seamlessly from the horror of people-trafficking to the magic of African folklore.

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 Read reviewSee You in the Cosmos

See You in the Cosmos

Jack Cheng

An astonishingly moving middle-grade debut about a space-obsessed boy's quest for family and home.

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I Open the Door...

I Open the Door…

Gregg Dreise, Ann James, Judy Watson

I Open the Door...contains nine interconnected stories, all of which begin and end with opening a door. The young author/illustrators at the 2016 Spinifex Writing Camp were encouraged to let their imaginations run wild, and the...

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The Selwood Boys: Maintain the Mischief

The Selwood Boys: Maintain the Mischief

Tony Wilson, Adam Selwood, Joel Selwood, Scott Selwood, Troy Selwood

Four future AFL stars under one roof!? Go back to where it all began with THE SELWOOD BOYS...

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Weirdo #9: Spooky Weird!

Weirdo #9: Spooky Weird!

Anh Do, Jules Faber

Halloween's coming up, and Bella and Weir are busy working on their costumes. But everything will be turned upside-down when Weir Do finds out his family are moving away!

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Dramatic Dom (Super Moopers Book 3)

Dramatic Dom (Super Moopers Book 3)

Fiona Harris, Sally Rippin, Scott Edgar

Welcome to Moopertown! In Moopertown, everyone is special - in their own special way!This fun, funny and affirming series will entertain children of all ages. In each book we are introduced to a new Mooper - Musical...

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Marge and the Pirate Baby

Marge and the Pirate Baby

Isla Fisher, Eglantine Ceulemans

'Isla Fisher is hilarious' DAVID WALLIAMS'Charming, funny, delightful' DAVID BADDIELYo ho ho, me hearties. Marge is back! Marge thinks she's a pirate and maybe she's right.Three family-fun adventures written by actor and comedian...

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The Gallery

The Gallery

Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Everyone says that heiress Rose Sewell is crazy, and Martha agrees - until she realises that Rose, an eccentric who refuses to leave her room, may be trying to communicate with the outside world through the paintings she sends...

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The Skeleton Coast: Quest of the Sunfish 3

The Skeleton Coast: Quest of the Sunfish 3

Mardi McConnochie

The adventures of the Sunfish conclude as twins, Annalie and Will, discover the truth of what was behind their father's disappearance and face even more dangers on land than they did at sea.

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Bitter Enemies (Friday Barnes Book 7)

Bitter Enemies (Friday Barnes Book 7)

R.A. Spratt

The seventh book in the bestselling Friday Barnes detective series!

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 Read reviewThe Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

Lisa Shanahan

The warm-hearted story of Henry Hoobler and the summer when a new friend, a silver bike and unexpected adventures turn him inside out like a pocket, into something new - laugh-out-loud funny and moving, from the author of my My...

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Alice Jones: The Ghost Light

Alice Jones: The Ghost Light

Sarah Rubin

Five days before opening night at refurbished old theatre the Beryl, ghostly activity unnerves the cast. Alice's detective skills are secretly enlisted. But as she digs into the Beryl's past, she discovers an unexpected mystery...

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Raymie Nightingale

Raymie Nightingale

Kate DiCamillo, David Litchfield

New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving yet witty story of an unforgettable summer friendship.

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Tiger Boy

Tiger Boy

Mitali Perkins

A tiger cub has escaped from a reserve in the Sunderbans in West Bengal, India, and Neel, a poor boy from the islands, is determined to find her in order to save her from being captured and sold on the black market by Mr. Gupta...

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Alice-Miranda Holds the Key 15

Alice-Miranda Holds the Key 15

Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda is home for the holidays! In a startling turn of events, Alice-Miranda unexpectedly finishes the school term earlier than planned. Holidays should be a time for fun and a chance to catch up with friends, but it...

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 Read reviewSwimming on the Lawn

Swimming on the Lawn

Yasmin Hamid

This is a beautifully descriptive story of growing up in Sudan as told from the perspective of an observant young girl.

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Patty Hits the Court: Game Day! 1

Patty Hits the Court: Game Day! 1

Jared Thomas, Patty (Patrick) Mills

A fantastic and fun basketball series by Australian Olympian and NBA star Patty Mills that will entertain young readers, inspire kids to achieve their goals through sport, and showcase Patty's pride in his Indigenous heritage.

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Truly Tan: Trapped!

Truly Tan: Trapped!

Jen Storer

Way out in the country, Mrs Topple is Tan's closest neighbour. But Mrs Topple has gone on a cruise and Tan is in charge of security at the Topple cottage. 

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 Read reviewThe Fighting Stingrays

The Fighting Stingrays

Simon Mitchell

Charlie, Masa and Alf are best mates - loyal and adventurous. They're the Fighting Stingrays.In between school, swimming and fishing on idyllic Thursday Island, they have a ripper time role-playing bombing missions and other...

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Frazzled

Frazzled

Booki Vivat

If you ask me, the worst part about middle school is the fact that it is MIDDLE school. Nothing good happens in the Middles, and since middle school is the middle of all Middles.

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Beetle Queen

Beetle Queen

M. G. Leonard

Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, is at large with her yellow ladybird spies - and she has a devious plan. Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt are determined to stop her, but Darkus's dad is dead set against their involvement....

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 Read reviewPip and Houdini

Pip and Houdini

J.C. Jones

Ten-year-old Pip, the girl with 'nerves of steel and a heart of gold', is on another adventure. This time she is on the road to Byron Bay with her dog, Houdini, hoping to find her real mother.

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The Castle in the Sea (Quest of the Sunfish Book 2)

The Castle in the Sea (Quest of the Sunfish Book 2)

Mardi McConnochie

The second breathtaking adventure in the Quest of the Sunfish series

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Bronze Bird Tower: Dragonkeeper 6

Bronze Bird Tower: Dragonkeeper 6

Carole Wilkinson

The sixth and final instalment in the internationally bestselling and award-winning Dragonkeeper series.

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My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

Anita Heiss

Mel Gordon loves running, and watching Seinfeld, but mostly she loves Cathy Freeman. It's 2000 and the Olympics are going to be held in Australia. In a year of surprises, Mel finds out that Cathy Freeman is coming to talk to her...

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 Read reviewThe Shop at Hoopers Bend

The Shop at Hoopers Bend

Emily Rodda

From one of Australia's most renowned children's authors, this is a story about coming home when you didn't even know that was where you belonged.

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 Read reviewMarsh and Me

Marsh and Me

Martine Murray

From the award-winning author of Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars comes a wonderful new novel 9-12 years old.

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Mistletoe and Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery Book 5

Mistletoe and Murder: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery Book 5

Robin Stevens

The fabulously festive fifth mystery from the bestselling, award-winning author of Murder Most Unladylike.

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My Dog Gets a Job

My Dog Gets a Job

Elizabeth Fensham

From one of Australia's most-loved and prolific authors comes a funny and endearing tale about a boy called Eric and his dog Ugly.

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The Wildings: The Hundred Names of Darkness

The Wildings: The Hundred Names of Darkness

Nilanjana Roy

The Nizamuddin cat clan are licking their wounds, slowly recovering after their terrible battle with the ferals from The Shuttered House. But soon they find their beloved Delhi neighbourhood is changing around them, and they...

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The Traitor and the Thief

The Traitor and the Thief

Gareth Ward

Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, fourteen year old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Operations Group (COG)...

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See You When I See You

See You When I See You

Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson

A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed chapter books that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life.

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 Read reviewHow to Bee

How to Bee

Bren MacDibble

A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-too-possible future where climate change has forever changed the way we live.

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Water and the Wild

Water and the Wild

Katie Elise Ormsbee

Strange things are happening on the island Lottie calls home and her bestfriend Eliot is getting sicker, with a disease the doctors have given up trying to cure. Lottie is helpless, useless, powerless-until a door opens in the...

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Radio Boy

Radio Boy

Christian O'Connell

From leading breakfast radio star Christian O'Connell comes a brilliant and laugh-out-loud story of an ordinary boy with an extraordinary secret radio show. (Broadcast from his shed.)

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Worlds Collide: The Land of Stories - Book 6

Worlds Collide: The Land of Stories - Book 6

Chris Colfer

The gripping and highly anticipated conclusion to The Land of Stories series by New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer

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Dog Zombies Rule (for Now) (Tom Gates, Book 11)

Dog Zombies Rule (for Now) (Tom Gates, Book 11)

Liz Pichon

Tom's got an EXCELLENT PLAN to make DogZombies the BEST band in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD! How hard can it be?

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Ms. Rapscott's Girls

Ms. Rapscott’s Girls

Elise Primavera

Nestled inside a lighthouse, Great Rapscott School for the Daughters of Busy Parents takes its motto from Amelia Earhart: Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Headmistress extraordinaire Ms. Rapscott couldn't agree more. But her...

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Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever

Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever

Rachel Renee Russell

Nikki Maxwell, Queen of the Dorks, is back in the eleventh instalment of the bestselling series!

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Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Megumi Iwasa, Jun Takabatake

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal-Penguin.

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Stories from Stella Street

Stories from Stella Street

Elizabeth Honey

Elizabeth Honey's immensely popular 45 + 47 Stella Street and everything that happened turns 21! This special anniversary edition includes three exciting adventures in one big book: 45 + 47 Stella Street, Fiddle-back and The...

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The Five Realms: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

The Five Realms: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

Kieran Larwood

A thick white blanket covers the wide slopes of the band of hills known as the Razorback Downs. Podkin is the son of a warrior chieftain. He knows that one day it will be up to him to lead his warren and guard it in times of...

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Ballerina Dreams

Ballerina Dreams

Michaela DePrince (Author), Ella Okstad

At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of...

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Thea Stilton Special Edition #5: Treasure of the Sea

Thea Stilton Special Edition #5: Treasure of the Sea

Thea Stilton

Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters are needed to help Aquamarina, the magical land of the ocean!

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Furthermore

Furthermore

Tahereh Mafi

Twelve-year-old Alice Queensmeadow, with the help of her friend Oliver, travels through the dangerous, magical land of Furthermore in order to rescue her missing father and prove her own magical abilities --

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My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins

My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins

Tristan Bancks

Have you ever been trapped inside a runaway car? Have you broken a world record? Is there someone in your class who will stop at nothing to kiss you? Have you ever tricked your dog into doing your homework? Or found something...

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The Spider's Song

The Spider’s Song

Dr. Simon Longstaff

The Spider's Song is a remarkable new children's picture book, written by Dr. Simon Longstaff and illustrated by Dutch artist Marc Van de Griendt.

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 Read reviewHenrietta and the Perfect Night

Henrietta and the Perfect Night

Martine Murray

Henrietta, the great go-getter, is going to be a big sister, but she'll have to wait half way to Christmas before the baby is ready. Five charming and quirky stories from the author of the CBCA shotlisted book Molly and Pim and...

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WeirDo #8: Really Weird!

WeirDo #8: Really Weird!

Anh Do, Jules Faber

Grandma Do is visiting, just in time for Grandparents Day, a trip to the farm AND the school dance! Life is about to get REALLY weird for Weir Do... because Grandma Do is the weirdest one of all! It wont be easy... but it will be...

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They Didn't Teach THIS in Worm School!

They Didn’t Teach THIS in Worm School!

Simone Lia

A buddy comedy featuring a worm and a chicken-like bird that will have readers wriggling with laughter.

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The Bad Guys Episode 5: Intergalactic Gas

The Bad Guys Episode 5: Intergalactic Gas

Aaron Blabey

The bad news? The world is ending. The good news? The Bad Guys are back to save it!Sure, they might have to borrow a rocket... And there might be something nasty in one of the spacesuits... And Mr Piranha might have...

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 Read reviewThe Secrets of Billie Bright

The Secrets of Billie Bright

Susie Day

Billie Bright's family is pretty big for one that's got somebody missing. There's Billie who is a girl Billie and eleven and about to go to secondary school. Then there are her three big brothers and her Dad, who also runs the...

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 Read reviewRunning on the Roof of the World

Running on the Roof of the World

Jess Butterworth

A richly atmospheric story of survival and hope set in Tibet and India, filled with friendship, love and courage. This young girl's thrilling journey to save her parents is an ideal read for fans of Katherine Rundell, Lauren St...

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Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir (Book Four)

Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir (Book Four)

Polly Faber, Clara Vulliamy

Mango and Bambang reach for the stars in the fourth book of this charming illustrated series about a little girl and a tapir.

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A Girl Called Owl

A Girl Called Owl

Amy Wilson

The moon seems to urge me onward, onward, and my feet fly faster and faster as the world around me sparkles silver with new frost . . . it's like being in a snowglobe, my very own little world, all of ice

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 Read reviewThe Tale of Angelino Brown

The Tale of Angelino Brown

David Almond, Alex T. Smith

A warm and witty tale from a master storyteller, author of Carnegie Medal-winning Skellig and internationally bestseller The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas

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 Read reviewThe Secret Keepers

The Secret Keepers

Trenton Lee Stewart

When Reuben discovers an old pocket watch, he soon realizes it holds an incredible power: it can turn you invisible for fifteen minutes. And the watch's power is even more extraordinary than he knows. Soon, he's on the run from a...

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Cream Buns and Crime: A Murder Most Unladylike Collection

Cream Buns and Crime: A Murder Most Unladylike Collection

Robin Stevens

A collection of short stories, tips and tricks on being a detective, from the author of Murder Most Unladylike.

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On Tour!

On Tour!

Tim Cahill

This is book 5 of the bestselling series from Socceroos legend, Tim Cahill!

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 Read reviewRose Raventhorpe Investigates: Black Cats and Butlers: Book 1

Rose Raventhorpe Investigates: Black Cats and Butlers: Book 1

Janine Beacham

Can Rose and her league of sword-wielding butlers solve the mystery of Argyle's death? Knives aren't just for cutting cucumber sandwiches, you know... For fans of Murder Most Unladylike and The Clockwork Sparrow

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Agent Nomad 1: The Eleventh Hour

Agent Nomad 1: The Eleventh Hour

Skye Melki-Wegner

Natalie Palladino was a normal fifteen-year-old, at a normal school, about to face a normal maths test. Now her codename is Nomad, and she's training to become a secret agent for HELIX. No one can know that sorcery exists. No one...

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 Read reviewTo the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse

Cristy Burne

Isaac arrives on Rottnest Island hoping for an awesome holiday adventure, but his mum would rather he stayed inside, where it's safe. Then Isaac meets Emmy. She's allowed to do whatever she wants - and she wants to have fun!With...

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 Special price Read reviewDino Hunter: D-Bot Squad 1

Dino Hunter: D-Bot Squad 1

Mac Park, James Hart

Dinosaurs are back, and on the loose!It's up to D-Bot Squad to catch them.Hunter Marks knows everything there is to know about dinosaurs. But does he know enough to pass the computer game test and make it into top-secret D-Bot...

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The Song of Seven

The Song of Seven

Tonke Dragt (Author), Laura Watkinson (Translator)

Seven paths. Seven unlikely friends. One extraordinary adventure.

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 Read reviewThe Blue Cat

The Blue Cat

Ursula Dubosarsky

From the multi-award-winning author of The Red Shoe comes a haunting story about a boy who can't - or won't - speak about his past in war-torn Europe, and his friendship wth a young Australian girl.

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 Read reviewWed Wabbit

Wed Wabbit

Lissa Evans

A hugely funny 'down the rabbit hole' adventure from the author of internationally bestselling 'Small Change for Stuart', which was shortlisted for both the Carnegie Medal and Costa Award.

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Tarin of the Mammoths (The Exile, Book 1)

Tarin of the Mammoths (The Exile, Book 1)

Jo Sandhu

Tarin longs to be a hunter, but his twisted leg means he is feared and bullied. After a disastrous mishap, Tarin is forced to leave his family and travel alone across wild, unknown land to save the Mammoth Clan.<br...

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 Read reviewFrankie Fish and The Sonic Suitcase

Frankie Fish and The Sonic Suitcase

Peter Helliar, Lesley Vamos

In his first ever kids' book, Australian comedian Peter Helliar takes young readers on a hilarious time-travel adventure about mega mischief, missing limbs, and a grandad with a wicked secret....

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