Monster Hunting for Beginners

Monstrously funny new middle grade adventure series, perfect for fans of How to Train Your Dragon, Charlie Changes into a Chicken, Mr Gum and Shrek! Monster Hunting isn’t as easy as it looks. And Jack should know. Because an ogre has just appeared in his garden and tried to eat his aunt. (She was the […]

Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the World

From the very first book publication in 1920 to the upcoming film release of Death on the Nile, this investigation into Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot celebrates a century of probably the world’s favourite fictional detective. This book tells his story decade-by-decade, exploring his appearances not only in the original novels, short stories and plays but […]

Boy on Fire: The Young Nick Cave

The first volume of the long-awaited, near-mythical biography of Nick Cave, by award-winning writer, Mark Mordue. A beautiful, profound, profane and poetic biography of the early formative years of the dark prince of Australian rock ‘n’ roll, Boy on Fire is Nick Cave’s creation story. This is the story of the artist first as a […]

Anxiety

Expert advice from a neurotic shrink who’s lived with it all his life. Consultant psychiatrist Dr Mark Cross knows a lot about anxiety. Many of his patients are sufferers, which is hardly surprising, given anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia, affecting up to one in four people at some point in […]

All of Us

A STUNNING NON-FICTION PICTURE BOOK THAT EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA Join two children as they journey through the history of Southeast Asia – the fascinating lands linked to each other and Australia by the seas and monsoon winds. Share with them the discovery of a world filled with traders, adventurers and conquerors, the […]

The Secret of the Black Bushranger

The third book in a series that explores Australia’s secret histories. By the 1790s, orphaned Barney Bean finally has his own farm in the early NSW colony. All his dreams are coming true! Black Caesar claims he is an ex-slave who vowed to be free. Or is he a laughing villain, a trickster who plans […]

Miki Falls: Spring

It’s spring—a time for new beginnings. This is Miki Yoshida’s final year of high school, and she’s determined to make this the best year yet. Miki is in control . . . . . . until Hiro Sakurai shows up. The tall, handsome new student is hiding something, and Miki wants to know what. As […]

Miki Falls: Summer

Has Miki fallen too hard? It’s summer, and Miki Yoshida is learning all about love. Her senior year has blossomed with promise ever since she gained Hiro Sakurai’s confidence. Now, she’s resolved to keep his trust as he reveals more about his secret mission and warns: “Don’t get involved.” But Miki fears his work might […]

A Day to Remember

Anzac Day is the day when we remember and honour Anzac traditions down the ages, from the first faltering march of wounded veterans in 1916 to the ever increasing numbers of their descendants who march today. Containing reference to the many places the ANZACs have fought, and the various ways in which they keep the […]