Young Hawke

From Rhodes Scholar to union leader to political powerhouse: how Bobbie became Bob, the iconic PM. The new biography from award-winning historian David Day sheds fresh light on the formative years of Australia’s most charismatic leader, who became a political legend. David Day’s biography of the young Bob Hawke takes readers on a journey, from […]

Marringa Lullaby

A gentle lullaby that helps children wind down at the end of the day, with an appreciation of nature and respect for country. Sea breeze, Stars rising high. Night-time is here, it’s time to go to sleep. Marringa, meaning sleeping in the Anindilyakwa language, is a beloved ABC Kids lullaby to sing your little ones […]

The Rainbow Serpent 50th Anniversary Edition

Celebrating fifty years – a timeless classic from the Dreamtime. Dreamtime stories tell how the Rainbow Serpent came from beneath the ground and created huge ridges, mountains and gorges as it pushed upward. The name also reflects the snake-like meandering of water across a landscape and the colour spectrum sometimes caused by sunlight hitting the […]

Miimi and Buwaarr, Mother and Baby

An ode to the mother/baby relationship and ties to family and land. Being your miimi (mother) is the most precious gift life can give. When you were born you opened my heart as wide as the ocean. Join Miimi (Mother) as she shares stories with her Buwaarr (baby) about the environment, language and totems; passing […]

The Wonder of Little Things Young Readers Edition

A First Nations Elder shares his extraordinary story of finding kindness in the midst of prejudice, and joy in living life to the full. Welcome to my story I didn’t learn a lot in school, not in the classroom, anyway. But I learned a lot from life. ‘Always remember you’re as good as anybody else,’ […]

Giinagay Gaagal, Hello Ocean

An ode to happy days spent by the ocean, from Gumbaynggirr artist Melissa Greenwood, the creator of the heart-stirring picture books Miimi Marraal, Mother Earth and My Little Barlaagany. Gaagal (ocean) is our special place, we love to swim in the waves. We’ll catch some Yamaarr (fish), eat, dance and play games. An ode to […]

Our Voices From the Heart

A behind-the-scenes book about the Uluru Statement From The Heart, from the co-chairs of the Uluru Dialogue, Professor Megan Davis and Patricia Anderson, AO. The Australian story began long before the arrival of the First Fleet. We Australians all know this. We have always known this. Australia finds itself standing on the edge of a […]

In My Garden

Bestselling duo Kate Mayes and Tamsin Ainslie return with a journey through a variety of children’s gardens around the world. In our gardens are where we belong. Planting, watching, growing, dreaming. In our gardens something out of nothing comes. Join children from around the world as they share their gardens, from blossoming flowers in Japan […]

Ash Barty: Champion

Official young readers edition of Ash Barty’s #1 bestselling and award-winning memoir. It’s a tennis story. It’s a family story. It’s a teamwork story. It’s the story of how I got to where and who I am today. My story is about the power and joy of doing that thing you love and seeing where […]