The Girls Who Changed the World (Book 2): Ming and Marie Spy for Freedom

An empowering and exhilarating look at the girls who went before us, and the way they shaped the world. Ming Qong is convinced that girls have changed the world throughout history. So when Ming is thrust back in time, to Belgium during WW1, only to be rescued from a burning cellar by Marie, an experienced […]

The Girls Who Changed the World (Book 1): Ming and Flo Fight for the Future

An empowering and exhilarating look at the girls who went before us, and the way they shaped the world. Twelve-year-old Ming Qong is convinced that girls must have changed the world, even if they are rarely mentioned in history books. So when Ming gets the chance to go back in time she imagines herself changing […]

No Hearts of Gold

SOME GIRLS ARE BORN TO BE LOVED, SOME ARE BORN TO BE USEFUL, AND SOME ARE BORN TO BE BAD… Indulged and wealthy Kat Fitzhubert is sold in an arranged marriage to a colony across the world. Lady Viola Montefiore is the dark-skinned changeling of a ducal family, kept hidden and then shipped away. Titania […]

Night Ride into Danger

From one of Australia’s best-loved storytellers comes an exciting mystery adventure story set in 1874 about the Cobb & Co. It’s a dark and dangerous journey for the Cobb and Co night mail coach, but when his coach-driver father is injured, young Jem Donovan must take the reins. Surely a boy like Jem can’t handle […]

Legends of the Lost Lilies

The final and thrilling conclusion to the popular and bestselling Miss Lily series. A mysterious telegram: ‘Lily needs you’ is received just before a plane from war-wracked England lands in one of Sophie Greenman’s paddocks. Sophie, Countess of Shillings, has been living a quiet life on her property in Australia, until love and loyalty draws […]

The Butter O’Bryan Mysteries (Book 2): The Vanishing at the Very Small Castle

It’s 1932, the height of the Depression, and Butter O’Bryan and his friends have another mystery to solve. The Very Small Castle is home to Butter O’Bryan, his father, three aunts, friends Gil, Olive and Tish, and their dog, Woofer. But now there’s also a monster at the castle! When glamorous film actress Delilah Divine […]

The Angel of Waterloo

The soldiers she saved called her the Angel of Waterloo. The husband she loved and lost called her Hen. The patients she treated in secret called her Auntie Love. She was Henrietta Bartlett, a surgeon’s daughter, a survivor of the Napoleonic Wars. But now the battlefield is just a blood-soaked memory, and Hen dreams of […]

Clancy of the Overflow

From Australia’s best-loved storyteller comes the final book in the bestselling Matilda Saga. This is a love song to our nation, told in a single sweeping story. Jed Kelly has finally persuaded her great aunt Nancy to tell the story of her grandparents. The tale that unfolds is one of Australia’s greatest romances – that […]

The Schoolmaster’s Daughter

Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia – and how women once had to fight for their right to it. January 1901 Sharks circle a stranded ship as a young girl and her family stagger from the waves … Rescued by a Pacific Islander […]