Embargoed December 24, 2018 Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn't commit While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man struggles to find his place among dogs and people. Being a part of both worlds, will he ever fully fit in with one?
|Awards:||I can't go past a book about time-travel so this book simply had to be read. It's an excellent combination of a girl learning to fit into a new school and learning about her family, with some Australian history involving Aborigines, settlers, and human rights. Great for ages 10 +. Kathleen, @ Dorothy Butler Children's Bookshop, 2018.|
Nic is left in the care of her grandfather at the remote family property that was once her mother's childhood home; a place with thirty rooms, three dogs and no mobile reception. Left to her own devices, she searches for clues about her mother - who died the day Nic was born. But when... read more
|Series:||Extraordinary Lives Ser.|
Extraordinary Lives: A bold new non-fiction series for 7+ readers focusing on the lives of inspirational historical and modern figures.
Malala Yousafzai is known across the world for having the courage to stand up for what she believes in, even in t... read more
It's the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar's father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what's left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They're just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costu... read more
|Reading Level:||From 8 To 99|
Storm Boy and his father live alone in a humpy among the sandhills between the Southern Ocean and the Coorong - a lonely, narrow waterway that runs parallel to a long stretch of the South Australian coast. Among the teeming birdlife of the Coorong, Storm Boy find... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year: Younger Readers 2019|
From Australia's favourite storyteller comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery. 'Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own ...' T... read more
BESTSELLING MOTHBALL IS BACK - WITH BIRTHDAY CAKE! (CARROT, OF COURSE.)
She eats, she sleeps, she scratches. But today it's Mothball's birthday and it's time to celebrate!
Created by author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, Happy Birthday Wombat i... read more
The walled city of Weld is under attack from ferocious flying creatures that raid in the night, bringing death and destruction. The Warden calls for Volunteers to find and destroy the Enemy sending the invaders, and the heroes of Weld answer the call one by one, never to r... read more
Perfect for sharing together in a classroom, nursery or library, the original classic Elmer is now available as a big book, with notes for grown-ups at the back, created by the CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education). Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nu... read more
The new children's book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams – a deliciously daft tall story of a child who had everything, but still wanted more. Illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
Meet the Meeks! Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn't... read more
Nobody visits Eerie-on-Sea in the winter. Especially not when darkness falls and the wind howls around Maw Rocks and the wreck of the battleship Leviathan, where even now some swear they have seen the unctuous Malamander creep…
Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Grand Nautil... read more
Rowley’s best friend Greg Heffley has been chronicling his middle-school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals . . . and counting. But it’s finally time for readers to hear directly from Rowley in a journal of his own.
In Diary of an Awesom... read more