This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

‘Someone called and said Kurt died. I just f∗∗∗∗∗g lost it.’ He has sold over 40 million albums. He’s been in bands that have changed popular music forever. He saw his best friend commit suicide. He starts supergroups. He’s the nicest guy in rock. From Nirvana to Foo Fighters, from brotherhood to bitter rivalry, from […]

Einstein’s Fridge

A compulsively readable account of the extraordinary people, battling internal demons and external adversaries, who discovered the laws of thermodynamics and the science of heat, and brought about a scientific revolution. Einstein’s Fridge tells the story of how scientists uncovered the least known and yet most consequential of all the sciences, and learned to harness […]

No Map, Great Trip: A Young Writer’s Road to Page One

Newbery Medalist Paul Fleischman reflects on his childhood with his award-winning father, Sid Fleischman, and details his own path to becoming a writer in this memorable book that is part memoir, part travelogue, and part reflection on craft and creativity. No Map, Great Trip is an excellent choice for aspiring authors, language arts classrooms, and […]

The Tap Dancing Knife Thrower

The icon and legend at last tells his story his way – without the boring bits Paul Hogan first appeared on our screens in 1971 as a ‘tap dancing knife thrower’ on channel 9’s New Faces. The then father of four and Sydney Harbour Bridge rigger from Granville did it as a dare, but when […]

Build a Castle

Turrets, ramparts, windows, walls, roofs and more – create your own medieval masterpiece. Each pack contains 64 cards (105 x 69 mm) of a variety of graphic designs. Clever paper engineering allows you to slot the cards together, building up and out in whichever way you like! Also included is a short 10 page booklet, […]

Yoko’s Diary

The diary of Yoko, a 13-year-old Japanese girl who lived near Hiroshima during the war. 1945 was a hard time to be a child in Japan. Many had seen their cities destroyed by US bombers. Food, fuel and materials were in short supply. Yet spirits remained high. In April 1945, Yoko Moriwaki started high school […]