Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief

Award-winning writer Katrina Nannestad transports us to Russia and the Great Patriotic War and into the life of Sasha, a soldier at only six years old… Wood splinters and Mama screams and the nearest soldier seizes her roughly by the arms. My sister pokes her bruised face out from beneath the table and shouts, ‘Run, […]

The Travelling Bookshop (Book 1): Mim and the Baffling Bully

The right book might just change your life… Mim Cohen roams the world in a travelling bookshop, with her dad and brother and a horse called Flossy. Flossy leads them where she will, to the place where they’re needed most… the place where the perfect book will find its way home. Now Mim has arrived […]

Red Dirt Diaries (Book 1): Red Dirt Diary

The hilarious, madcap diary of eleven-year-old Blue Weston, during a year filled with pig chariots, leech attacks, dust storms and drought. Blue Weston’s life is spiralling out of control. Her parents are sending her to boarding school next year. Her mad twin brothers are building pig chariots in the back shed. Her best friend has […]

Red Dirt Diaries (Book 3): Blue’s News

The third hilarious diary from the irrepressible Blue Weston. Blue Weston is on a mission! She’s starting Hardbake Plains’ first ever newspaper with Mat and Ben. She’s determined not to like her new teacher, the Colonel. And she’s trying to convince Miss McKenzie to come back from Scotland. But despite Blue’s best intentions, things don’t […]

Red Dirt Diaries (Book 2): Blue About Love

The next hilarious diary from the irrepressible Blue Weston. I’m going to be a bridesmaid. Mat, Lynette and me. Long, pink shiny dresses and flowers in our hair. Leading Miss McKenzie down the aisle to disaster. I think I’m going to puke… When Blue’s favourite teacher announces she’s engaged, Blue thinks she must have lost […]

We Are Wolves

THE POWERFUL NEW NOVEL FROM AWARD-WINNING AUSTRALIAN WRITER KATRINA NANNESTAD Sometimes it’s good to be wild. Sometimes you have to be wild. When the Russian Army marches into East Prussia at the end of the war, the Wolf family must flee. Liesl, Otto and their baby sister Mia find themselves lost and alone, in a […]

Lottie Perkins The Ultimate Collection

Charlotte Perkins is seven years old and can’t wait to grow up – if only she could decide what she wanted to be! Luckily, no dream is too big for little Lottie Perkins In this bumper collection, go on four hilarious adventures with Lottie as she explores the worlds of movies, ballet, music and fashion! […]

The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne

AN ABSOLUTE DELIGHT TO READ, WITH LOTS OF CHARMING AND QUIRKY CHARACTERS’ – Better Reading Freja and her mother, Clementine, are reunited at last. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Swiss chocolate! Everything seems perfect, until poor Lady […]

Lottie Perkins (Book 3): Pop Singer

SO MUCH TO LOVE!’ – Total Girl The crowd cheers. Lights flash. I sing into the microphone at the top of my lungs. I’m rocking this song! My name’s Charlotte, but you can call me Lottie. I’m a pop singer. At least, that’s my thing this week. Charlotte Perkins is seven years old and can’t […]