Banks

Lust, science, adventure – Joseph Banks and his voyages of discovery The extraordinary life of one of the world’s most famous and notorious adventurers Sir Joseph Banks was a man of passion whose influence spanned the globe. A fearless adventurer, his fascination with beautiful women was only trumped by his obsession with the natural world […]

Land of the Echidna People

The final book in the Journey of the Great Lake series. Jadianta, Lande and Jalmor, children of the Kadimakara People, are lost – swept away from their home by a fierce storm. The children are now in the land of the Flying-fox people, a place filled with many brave warriors who are friends of the […]

Macquarie

A lively and engaging portrait of a towering and complex figure of Australian colonial history. Lachlan Macquarie is credited with shaping Australia’s destiny, transforming the harsh, foreboding penal colony of New Holland into an agricultural powerhouse and ultimately a prosperous society. He also helped shape Australia’s national character. An egalitarian at heart, Macquarie saw boundless […]

All of Us

A STUNNING NON-FICTION PICTURE BOOK THAT EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA Join two children as they journey through the history of Southeast Asia – the fascinating lands linked to each other and Australia by the seas and monsoon winds. Share with them the discovery of a world filled with traders, adventurers and conquerors, the […]

JT: The Making of a Total Legend

JT. One of the greats, simply the best. He is Johnathan Thurston. As a young Brisbane kid, Johnathan Thurston was written off as too skinny, too slow and too wild to play rugby league professionally. But he defied the odds to become one of the game’s greatest players. In this young readers’ edition of his […]

Taking Tom Murray Home

The winner of the inaugural Banjo Prize, Taking Tom Murray Home is a funny, moving, bittersweet Australian story of fires, families and the restorative power of community. Bankrupt dairy farmer Tom Murray decides he’d rather sell off his herd and burn down his own house than hand them over to the bank. But something goes […]

Australia Day

As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.’ Since publishing his critically acclaimed, Walkley Award-winning, bestselling memoir Talking to My Country in early 2016, Stan Grant has been crossing the country, talking to huge crowds everywhere about how racism is at the […]

Barney and the Secret of the French Spies

The new title in the critically acclaimed series that explores Australia’s early Colonial secret history In 1798 orphaned Barney Bean now has a flourishing farm in the New South Wales colony and everything he ever dreamed of … except his childhood friend Elsie. But when Elsie falls ill and Barney rushes to be by her […]

Talking to My Country

The acclaimed national bestseller – moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful. In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the […]