Book of Colours

“Robyn Cadwallader fashions words with the same delicate, colourful intensity that her 14th-century illuminators brought to their illustrated manuscripts.” SARAH DUNANT From the author of the internationally acclaimed novel The Anchoress – hailed by the New York Times Book Review as “finely drawn… a considerable achievement”-comes a profound and moving historical novel about the importance […]

My Folks Grew Up In the 80s

Travel back in time to the era no one has ever forgotten – the ’80s – because those outfits were so rad you had to wear shades Welcome to the 1980s – a time when crimped hair and perms were cool, kids listened to cassette tapes, thought dancing on your head was the ultimate, and […]

If I Was Prime Minister

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER? The Prime Minister’s job is to make our country as good as it can be. But every Prime Minister Australia has ever had has been a grown-up! What if the grown-ups weren’t in charge? What would kids do if they ran the country? We could have […]

The Anchoress

From a remarkable new Australian author comes THE ANCHORESS, a story set within the confines of a stone cell measuring seven paces by nine. Tiny in scope but universal in themes, it is a wonderful, wholly compelling fictional achievement. Set in the twelfth century, THE ANCHORESS tells the story of Sarah, only seventeen when she […]