by Deborah Niland
"William, no more jumping," says Dad. "William, it's bedtime NOW," says Mum. But William has other ideas, and a very special friend to help make this his most memorable night ever!
by Tohby Riddle
My uncle's donkey is allowed in the house. And in the house, the donkey gets up to all sorts of things - he talks to his friends on the phone, does hoofstands in the kitchen, cartwheels in the living room, takes long baths and stays up late.
by G Brian Karas
From acclaimed illustrator and author G. Brian Karas comes a witty tale about navigating family and finding one's voice-based on Greek mythology! <br>This is the story of how young Zeus, with a little help from six monsters, five Greek gods, an ...
by Sam Mills
I am on the run. The police are chasing me because they think I'm a terrorist. The trouble all began when my Dad, who's a bookseller, hid a writer called Omar Shakir in our house. Omar wrote a book you may have heard of but won't have read.
by Graeme Base
The Golden Snail has been banished to the ends of the earth and Wilbur sets out on a mission to free it. Along the way he makes friends who save him from rough seas and mazes of madness, returning him safely home. Author Biography: Graeme Base is ...
by Sonya Hartnett
Two gypsy boys are fleeing through a war-ravaged countryside during the night carrying a secret bundle. The boys stumble across a town that has been reduced to smoking rubble, and a zoo that is still intact. When the boys take shelter in the zoo, ...
A Graphic History
by Fredrik Stromberg & Peter Kuper
As one of the most simple, effective and powerful forms of communication, it comes as no surprise that comic art has been misappropriated by governments, self-interest groups, do-gooders and sinister organisations to spread their messages.
by Lane Smith
Can it Text? Blog? Scroll? Wi-Fi? Tweet? No. It's a book. Monkey is reading a book, but his friend wants to know what the book can do. Does it have a mouse like his computer? Can you make the characters fight? And does it make loud noises? No.
by Sally Morgan, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Blaze Kwaymullina & others
After returning from their last adventure in the Land of Mirthful, Tom and Bilby find themselves quickly sent by Grandpa to the Land of Dragonay when he discovers they have in their possession a dragon egg in a suitcase. Dragonay has become a ...
by Alison Lloyd
Imagine you're made king at the age of twelve. You have plenty of enemies. You have a million soldiers armed with all kinds of awesome weapons, you have tons of gold and a network of spies. What would you do with all that power? It happened to a ...
by Ron Thomas
"This fast-paced volume is a mini-manual, providing everything students need to know to get started in some popular sports. The skills section provides useful step-by-step instructions with easy-to-follow diagrams.Contents:Australian Rules ...
by Lisa Hollier & Tracey Roper
When Lochlan and his dad decide to go to the zoo one sunny day, they're not counting on the clever, crazy crocodiles and their cunning escape plan...Before they know it, all the animals are out and it's complete chaos! Dad is on the run from a ...
by Ron Brooks
Ron Brooks grew up in East Gippsland, a country boy with a yen for drawing and observation of the life around him. He became an acknowledged master of the picture-book form, winning acclaim both nationally and internationally for classics such as ...
by Linda Bruce, Trisha Sertori & Chris Wilson
This volume is a fascinating first-hand account of four Indigenous Australian communities. It introduces students to the daily life and culture of a small sample of the diverse community groups that make up Indigenous Australian societies today.
Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe in a Texting, Twittering, Social Networking World
by Vanessa Rogers
Children and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and ...
by Jack Heath
Ash and Benjamin are teenage mercenaries. They find stolen artefacts and return them to the owners - for a fee. But when they are hired to rescue an imprisoned girl, they realise they're in over their heads. Because there are others looking for ...
by Paul Dowswell
When Lukas Declercq is orphaned, his uncle summons him to Prague, a refuge for Europe's greatest alchemists and natural philosophers, offering to take him on as an apprentice. Uncle Anselmus is court physician to Rudolph II, the reclusive and ...
This title offers an interactive look at science for kids. This comprehensive look at science will teach your child all about twenty seven 'Big Ideas', from atoms to net force. These ideas will help them to connect the dots between what they ...
Life Through the Depths of the Ocean
by Mark Norman
From the surface of the sea to the deepest depths, meet the amazing, adaptable, and sometimes creepy creatures that live in the different levels of the ocean.
by Christina Booth
In our front room is our piano. Mama plays the piano very well. My pa says it makes his toes tap and his feet dance, and that it does... Wherever there is war there is hardship, but wherever there is love there is hope. An uplifting, ...