Eliza Vanda’s Button Box

From the author of the award-winning His Name was Walter comes another magical mystery story that will delight Emily Rodda fans. Buttons three, attend to me! Take me where I want to be! No one saw Eliza Vanda arrive in Tidgy Bay that rainy winter afternoon. The sign advertising ‘Cabins for Rent’ was almost hidden […]

His Name Was Walter

From Australia’s favourite storyteller comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery. Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own … The handwritten book, with […]

The Shop at Hoopers Bend

Rodda is a master storyteller . . . This is a beautiful, compelling story’ – Books+Publishing, four stars When Quil Medway gets on the train, she thinks she knows where and howher journey will end. At camp. With another school holiday spent surrounded bypeople, but feeling alone. Quil doesn’t know how wrong she is. She […]

Pigs Might Fly

The award-winning classic by internationally renowned author Emily Rodda. Pigs can’t fly. Can they? ‘I wish something would happen!’ said Rachel. ‘Something interesting!’ Afterwards, she would remember what she’d said and how she’d felt, that rainy Saturday morning, and she would think, ‘That was really the beginning,’ and her stomach would give a little jolt, […]

Something Special

The award-winning classic by internationally renowned author Emily Rodda. Fete day has surprises in store for Sam, but are they all a dream! Something very strange is going to happen to Sam. In the spare room, the room with the stained-glass windows, the second-hand clothes hang in rows, stirring sunlight. Sam walks through the rows, […]

The Best-Kept Secret

The award-winning classic by internationally renowned author Emily Rodda. Beckoning music, gleaming horses, the lure of the carousel. Cecilia says merry-go-rounds are for little kids, but Jo feels there’s something mysterious and not at all childish about the carousel that has appeared overnight in Marley Street. there’s something odd about the beckoning music, something strange […]