Summer Reading Guide: Kids

 Read reviewWormwood Mire: A Stella Montgomery Intrigue

Wormwood Mire: A Stella Montgomery Intrigue

Judith Rossell

When Stella Montgomery returned to the Hotel Majestic cold and wet but exhilarated by adventure, the Aunts were furious. Now they are sending Stella away to the old family home at Wormwood Mire, where she must live with two...

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The Smuggler's Curse

The Smuggler’s Curse

Norman Jorgensen

Red Read's life takes a surprising - and alarming - turn when his mother sells him to an infamous smuggler plying his trade off the north-west coast of Australia in the closing days of the 19th century. From terrifying encounters...

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Atlas of Animal Adventures: Natural Wonders, Exciting Experiences and Fun Festivities from the Four Corners of the Globe

Atlas of Animal Adventures: Natural Wonders, Exciting Experiences and Fun Festivities from the Four Corners of the Globe

Rachel Williams, Emily Hawkins, Lucy Letherland

A follow-up to the best-selling Atlas of Adventures, this book collects together the most unmissable events, epic migrations and extraordinary behaviours of the animal kingdom, from around the world.

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The Book of Bees

The Book of Bees

Piotr Socha, Wojciech Grajkowski

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of...

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Ducks Away!

Ducks Away!

Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

Five little ducks went out one day... over the bridge, and away!

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Girl Stuff for Girls Aged 8-12: Your Real Guide to the Pre-Teen Years

Girl Stuff for Girls Aged 8-12: Your Real Guide to the Pre-Teen Years

Kaz Cooke

Early Girl Stuff 8-12 is the essential younger girl's guide to puberty and the pre-teen years.

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Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks

Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks

Gina Newton

This book brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states and territories, and over 120 animals.

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How Cities Work

How Cities Work

James Gulliver Hancock, Jen Feroze, Lonely Planet Kids

From the sewers to the skyscrapers, this book takes younger readers to the heart of the city. Perforated flaps let you see what's going on behind closed doors, and big gatefolds reveal what's going on under the street, plus other...

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The Cities Book

The Cities Book

Lonely Planet Kids, Heather Carswell, Bridget Gleeson, Patrick Kinsella, Hugh McNaughtan

Take a trip through 86 of the world's greatest cities. A mix of photography, beautiful illustrations and hand drawn maps take readers on an incredible world tour. Each page is packed with facts on city living - from food and...

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 Special priceThe Fairy Who Wouldn't Fly

The Fairy Who Wouldn’t Fly

National Library of Australia

As far as the Fairy Queen was concerned, the Fairy-who-wouldn't-fly was lazy and so she banished her to the Woodn't, the place where she had sent all the other creatures who wouldn't do as they should. There, the...

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The Gobbledygook and the Scribbledynoodle

The Gobbledygook and the Scribbledynoodle

Justine Clarke, Arthur Baysting, Tom Jellett

A delightful and fun book for preschoolers from the ever-popular singer, actress and children's TV presenter, Justine Clarke, teamed with Arthur Baysting. With illustrations by Tom Jellett.

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 Read reviewArtie and the Grime Wave

Artie and the Grime Wave

Richard Roxburgh

A fabulously funny madcap adventure from the multi-talented actor, director and writer Richard Roxburgh, now writing and illustrating books for children.

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 Special price Read reviewVanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream

Bob Graham

A wild, young sparrow rises from the dust outside an Indian food stall surrounded by swaying palms. The sparrow flies off just where he pleases, following the food... He journeys south through the lush rice paddies and across the...

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 Read reviewBlue Sky, Yellow Kite

Blue Sky, Yellow Kite

Janet A. Holmes, Jonathan Bentley

Sometimes we want a thing so much we can't prevent ourselves from taking it. But when a girl steals her friend's beautiful yellow kite, she is swamped with turmoil. A story about desire, guilt and forgiveness.

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 Read reviewThe Diabolic

The Diabolic

S J Kincaid

Star Wars meets The Hunger Games in this epic novel about what happens when a senator's daughter is summoned to the galactic court as a hostage who's really the galaxy's most dangerous weapon in disguise.

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 Special priceThe Fleurville Trilogy

The Fleurville Trilogy

Comtesse De Segur, Stephanie Smee

These three hugely successful, humorous French classics - Sophie's Misfortunes, Camille and Madeleine and The Holidays - are now available in one volume. Sophie's Misfortunes: Sophie is a naughty little girl who...

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 Read reviewHome in the Rain

Home in the Rain

Bob Graham

The extraordinary touches a seemingly ordinary moment of family life, in this tender, heart-warming story from the award-winning Bob Graham.

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 Special priceHow Super Cool Stuff Works

How Super Cool Stuff Works

DK

How Super Cool Stuff Works is a cutting edge guide exploring how incredible new technologies are shaping the modern world. Kids will love the fun laptopstyle cover and layout throughout. Mind-blowing images and graphics...

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365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks

365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks

DK

365 Things to do with LEGO® Bricks inspires you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways and enjoy LEGO fun every day of the year.

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 Special priceMaisy's Pirate Ship: A Pop-Up-and-Play Book

Maisy’s Pirate Ship: A Pop-Up-and-Play Book

Lucy Cousins

Set sail in search of treasure with this brand new title in Maisy's Pop-up-and-Play Book series!

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The Mother Fox and Her Cubs

The Mother Fox and Her Cubs

Amandine Momenceau

At the edge of the forest, Mother Fox gazes fondly at her young frolicking in the snow. But the cubs venture a bit too far - and all of a sudden, they vanish! Mother Fox sets off in search of them, but there are so many trees, and...

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Odd and the Frost Giants

Odd and the Frost Giants

Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell

The bestselling, award-bedecked Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell are reunited once more in this irresistible epic Nordic fable, with hauntingly lovely silver ink adding to the sheer brilliance of the illustration and story

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Ruby Red Shoes Goes to London

Ruby Red Shoes Goes to London

Kate Knapp

The third book in the best-selling Ruby Red Shoes series Ruby and her grandmother love to travel and now they are in London, the home of red buses, red telephone boxes and red letter boxes. No wonder Ruby's red shoes feel...

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The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang

David Walliams, Tony Ross

David Walliams is back with another heart-warming, jaw-achingly funny, rollicking read! With illustrations by artistic genius Tony Ross.

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My Donkey Benjamin

My Donkey Benjamin

Hans Limmer, Lennart Osbeck, Elke Wakefield

This is Susi and Benjamin.

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My Pig Paulina

My Pig Paulina

Hans Limmer, David Crossley, Elke Wakefield

Angelica lives with her parents and her sister Susi on a beautiful Mediterranean island.

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 Read reviewOur Chemical Hearts

Our Chemical Hearts

Krystal Sutherland

John Green meets Rainbow Rowell in this irresistible story of first love, broken hearts, and the golden seams that put them back together again.

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A Sea Voyage: A Pop-Up Story About All Sorts of Boats

A Sea Voyage: A Pop-Up Story About All Sorts of Boats

Gerard Lo Monaco

A pop-up book that follows a couple and their small dog as they journey across the sea in a tiny sailing boat, encountering extraordinary boats from all around the world as they go.

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 Read reviewLots

Lots

Marc Martin

A stunning graphic picture book by award-winng author illlustrator Marc Martin with quirky observations and facts about different places around the world. Hong Kong, the Amazon, Antarctica, India - from the villages, towns and...

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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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Adam Spencer's Number Crunchers

Adam Spencer’s Number Crunchers

Adam Spencer

After last year's runaway bestseller Adam Spencer's Enormous Book of Numbers, Australia's funniest maths dude is back with another bumper activity book for young and eager minds!Packed full of games, puzzles,...

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird!

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Jam-packed with a mind-boggling selection of incredible facts, crazy stories, jaw-dropping pictures, lists and interviews, this fantastic book also comes with bonus hidden content that's accessible using our Ripley's Believe It or...

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The 78-Storey Treehouse

The 78-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new storeys. Prepare for more zany fun and crazy adventures!

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78 Storey Treehouse: Book & Drink Bottle Gift Pack

78 Storey Treehouse: Book & Drink Bottle Gift Pack

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Perfect for all treehouse fans, a gift pack containing a copy of The 78-Storey Treehouse and a treehouse-branded drink bottle.

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 Read reviewSomewhere Else

Somewhere Else

Gus Gordon

From award-winning author and illustrator Gus Gordon comes this irresistible story about a duck called George, the possibility of adventure, and taking risks to realise what you value most.

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 Special priceSteam Train, Dream Train Sound Book

Steam Train, Dream Train Sound Book

Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld

In this book with rhyming text, the dream train pulls into the station and all the different cars are loaded by the animal workers, each with the appropriate cargo.

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The Ultimate Book Of Space

The Ultimate Book Of Space

Anne-Sophie Baumann

With all the features that made The Ultimate Construction Site Book a bestseller, this oversized volume offers a fact-filled and action-packed look at the amazing universe of outer space.Bursting with 40...

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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real

The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real

Margery Williams, Sarah Massini

This lavishly illustrated version of Margery Williams' classic tale is the first in a series of Nosy Crow classics, created with high production values and beautiful art, to bring old favourites to a new generation.

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 Read reviewWords in Deep Blue

Words in Deep Blue

Cath Crowley

This is a love story. It's the story of Henry Jones and Rachel Sweetie. It's the story of how we leave our histories in the things we love - like books.

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The Song from Somewhere Else

The Song from Somewhere Else

A. F. Harrold, Levi Pinfold

A powerful and poignant story about friendship from the author of the critically acclaimed The Imaginary, illustrated by award-winning illustrator Levi Pinfold. Perfect for fans of Roald Dahl and Neil Gaiman

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 Read reviewWe Found a Hat

We Found a Hat

Jon Klassen

The multiple award-winning and bestselling Jon Klassen presents the final tale in his acclaimed and bestselling hat trilogy, giving his deadpan finale a surprising new twist...

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Supercool Paper Airplanes Kit: 12 Pop-Out Paper Airplanes; Assembled in about a Minute

Supercool Paper Airplanes Kit: 12 Pop-Out Paper Airplanes; Assembled in about a Minute

Andrew Dewar, Kostya Vints

This kit contains by far the best paper airplanes you have ever seen! These 12 incredible paper planes are easy to build-you simply pop-out the paper parts, fold where indicated, and staple them. Then the fun starts!<br...

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Gemina: The Illuminae Files_02

Gemina: The Illuminae Files_02

Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

The saga that began with breakout bestseller Illuminae continues aboard Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of BeiTech's assault.

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 Special priceHarry Potter Illustrated Box Set

Harry Potter Illustrated Box Set

Rowling J K

Harry Potter in glorious colour - this magical hardback box set contains the Illustrated Editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

J. K. Rowling, Jim Kay

A bright, colourful and starry new edition with luxury gold that celebrates the phenomenal international sales of Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

J. K. Rowling, Jim Kay

Harry Potter is a wizard. He is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Little does he know that this year will be just as eventful as the last.

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The Bad Guys: Bad Box

The Bad Guys: Bad Box

Aaron Blabey

Buckle up for the funniest, naughtiest and coolest series you'll ever read!They look like the Bad Guys, they sound like the Bad Guys... and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr...

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 Read reviewThe Bad Guys: Episode 1

The Bad Guys: Episode 1

Aaron Blabey

They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys ... and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that! Mr Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first...

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The Bad Guys Episode 2: Mission Unpluckable

The Bad Guys Episode 2: Mission Unpluckable

Aaron Blabey

The Bad Guys are back with a daring plan to rescue 10,000 chickens from a high-security cage farm! But how do you rescue chickens when one of you is known as The Chicken Swallower? Join The Bad Guys as they return for...

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The Bad Guys Episode 3: the Furball Strikes Back

The Bad Guys Episode 3: the Furball Strikes Back

Aaron Blabey

The Bad Guys are about to have a VERY BAD DAY! Mr Wolf and his bad, bad buddies have messed with the wrong guinea pig. And this nasty little furball wants revenge! Will they survive? Will they be heroes? And will they just stop...

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The Bad Guys Episode 4: Attack of the Zittens

The Bad Guys Episode 4: Attack of the Zittens

Aaron Blabey

Its a ZOMBIE KITTEN APOCALYPSE! Should you panic? Should you cry? Should you poop your pants? NO! Just sit back and watch the fur fly as the worlds baddest good guys take on Mad Marmalades meowing monsters!

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 Read reviewA Child of Books

A Child of Books

Oliver Jeffers, Sam Winston

A beautiful, poignant and timely manifesto for the myriad rewards of reading and sharing the enjoyment of stories.

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Penguin Problems

Penguin Problems

Jory John, Lane Smith

Little Penguin has problems: his beak is cold; there's snow everywhere; the water smells salty; he waddles; he looks the same as everybody else. No - it's not easy being a penguin!

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 Special priceAll the Wrong Questions: Who Could That be at This Hour?

All the Wrong Questions: Who Could That be at This Hour?

Lemony Snicket

Author Lemony Snicket is a broken man, wracked with misery and despair as a result of writing A Series Of Unfortunate Events. He spends his days wandering the countryside weeping and moaning, and his evenings eating...

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 Read reviewThe Call

The Call

Peadar Ó Guilín

The Hunger Games meets horror in this unforgettable thriller where only one thing is certain...  you will be Called.

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Oi Dog!

Oi Dog!

Kes Gray, Claire Gray, Jim Field

The absurdly funny sequel to the award-winning Oi Frog! from vibrant pairing Kes Gray and Jim Field.

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Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

Stella Tarakson

Have you heard the most bizarre tales from around Australia?Did a UFO drag a family's car off the road in the middle of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what became of the prime minister who went...

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