Mr Archimedes’ Bath

Revisit an age-old theory in a fresh new way. Every time Mr Archimedes has a bath with his friends, the water overflows. Somebody must be putting extra water in the bath. Is it Kangaroo? Or is it Goat or Wombat? Whoever it is, Mr Archimedes is going to find out. AWARDS Commended – 1981 Children’s […]

The Ratcatcher’s Daughter

A remarkable story about a little-known tragedy in Australian history. ‘A brilliant and richly evocative insight into a fascinating and little-known aspect of our past.’ Jackie French, Australian Children’s Laureate It’s 1900. thirteen-year-old Issy McKelvie leaves school and starts her first job – very reluctantly – as a maid in an undertaking establishment. She thinks […]