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 Memory Thieves

What you don’t remember can’t hurt you… Cyan has lived at the Elsewhere Sanctuary for as long as he can remember, freed by Dr Haven from dark memories of his past life. But when Cyan finds a mysterious warning carved into the bones of a whale skeleton, he starts to wonder what he had to […]

The Boy and the Elephant

The powerful new picture book from Greenaway Medallist and seven-time CBCA winner, Freya Blackwood. The boy lives in a city, where everything is fast and loud. But amidst the bustle and the noise, the boy has a secret… In the overgrown lot next to his apartment building, deep within the green, he has a friend. […]

Funny Kid Prank Ninjas (Book 10)

Joke’s over, Funny Kid! Frenemies go head to head in this brand-new Funny Kid adventure. Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen. These school holidays have turned Redhill into chaos as Max and his friends are locked in an epic prank battle… with each other! Max is […]

The Fire Never Goes Out

From Noelle Stevenson, the New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Nimona, comes a captivating, honest illustrated memoir that finds her turning an important corner in her creative journey-and inviting readers along for the ride. In a collection of essays and personal mini-comics that span eight years of her young adult life, author-illustrator Noelle Stevenson charts […]

Rosie the Rhinoceros

Who is Rosie? Is she a fun-loving rhinoceros who is always up early and ready to greet the day? Or is she a magical unicorn who skips through the savannah on her dainty hooves? Either way she’s perfect. From the award-winning author and rock legend Jimmy Barnes and critically acclaimed illustrator Matt Shanks comes a […]

Monster

This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve’s own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives. Monster is a […]

The Yearbook

The dramas, the traumas, the rumours – it’s time to expose it all… Mean Girls meets To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before in this painfully relatable high-school takedown from the queen of YA. Working on the school newspaper, Paige is used to dealing with fake stories. How popular girl Grace is a such an […]

Half My Luck

From the winner of the inaugural Matilda Prize comes a heartwarming coming-of-age story about growing up in Australia when you’re caught between two cultures. Layla Karimi has been cursed by the evil eye. Well, that’s what Layla’s superstitious grandmother tells her. And Layla reckons it makes sense as she’s sort of Australian and sort of […]