Schools and Libraries

Schools and libraries are eligible to receive a 20% discount on all trade books* purchased through our website, and also receive discounts on our huge range of DVDs and CDs.

(Please note, some exceptions may apply — not many — and this discount may not be combined with other offers.)

To access your 20% online discount, your school or library needs to set up an online account with us. The first step of this process is downloading and filling out this credit application form. Once completed, please send the form (via email or post) to our online fulfillment manager, who will set up your account and provide you with further information.

Jemima Bucknell
Online Fulfillment Manager
PO Box 1238
Carlton VIC 3053

If you’d like to chat directly with a staff member about setting up an account, or find out further information about what Readings can offer to schools and libraries, our schools and libraries liaison Ann Le Lievre would love to hear from you (email:

Our website has a range of great blog posts and book collections created especially for teachers and librarians. You can view a number of collections below, and you’ll find more children’s books here, and more adult books here, as well as relevant blog posts here and here.

Don’t forget about our Readings Children’s Book Prize, which recognises and celebrates Australian books that children love to read, and raises the profile of debut and on-the-rise Australian children’s book authors. Our 2016 winner is Run, Pip, Run by J.C. Jones.

 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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 Read reviewElizabeth and Zenobia

Elizabeth and Zenobia

Jessica Miller

Timid Elizabeth and her unusual and fearless friend Zenobia arrive at Witheringe House, the old manor where Elizabeth's father and his beloved sister Tourmaline lived as children. Zenobia loves it-she's convinced it's haunted and...

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Escape to the Moon Islands (Quest of the Sunfish Book 1)

Escape to the Moon Islands (Quest of the Sunfish Book 1)

Mardi McConnochie

When Will and Annalie's father disappears, they set out on a perilous sea voyage to find him. 

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 Read reviewThe Secrets We Keep

The Secrets We Keep

Nova Weetman

A beautifully written and insightful new novel sensitively uncovering the effects of trauma on the mind of an eleven - year - old girl. I don't know if you've ever seen a house burn, but it's not like anything else ... Clem...

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Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (Book 1)

Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (Book 1)

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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 Read reviewGrover Finds a Home (Grover McBane, Rescue Dog Book 1)

Grover Finds a Home (Grover McBane, Rescue Dog Book 1)

Claire Garth, Johannes Leak

Grover is a brave dog, but right now he's cold, wet, hungry and afraid.After escaping from his owner's yard in a thunderstorm, Grover is taken to a local animal shelter. The people there are kind, but Grover isn't sure...

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