Stargazing

As a young boy, Ravi Shastri followed India’s record-breaking run chases on the radio, ears glued for every masterful stroke his idol Gundappa Viswanath played. Barely a decade later he was on the pitch himself, dazzling fans all over the world by hitting six sixes in one over. From being Champion of Champions to one […]

What I Wish I’d Known When I Was Growing Up

Many of the world’s most successful people have overcome immense challenges, tragedies and difficulties. In this book, based on the much-loved radio series, Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson collect the stories of who have overcome enormous adversity in order to understand their resilience, motivation, perspective and courage. Giving lessons informed by psychological research, looking at […]

We Are Not Free

From New York Times best-selling and acclaimed author Traci Chee comes We Are Not Free, the collective account of a tight-knit group of young Nisei, second-generation Japanese American citizens, whose lives are irrevocably changed by the mass U.S. incarcerations of World War II. Fourteen teens who have grown up together in Japantown, San Francisco. Fourteen […]

Little Ash Tennis Rush!

Australian tennis superstar Ash Barty teams up with Jasmin McGaughey and Jade Goodwin to bring young readers this fun and exciting new illustrated series about school, sport, friendship and family. It’s the day of the tennis tournament and Ash is so excited to compete! But Ash forgets her favourite hat, there’s a flat tyre and […]

The Towers (Book 1): The Snow Laundry

With the intensity of The Handmaid’s Tale, the drama of Divergent and the political intrigue of The Darkest Minds series, this is a captivating, fast-paced thriller set in a dystopian world not so different from our own. Sixteen-year-old Ally is one of 400 homeless young people who has been promised new and better lives in […]

Little Ash Friendship Fix-it!

Australian tennis superstar Ash Barty teams up with Jasmin McGaughey and Jade Goodwin to bring young readers this fun and exciting new illustrated series about school, sport, friendship and family. Ash can’t wait to play tennis with the big kids at school today! But when James’s big school project breaks, Ash has to decide whether […]

Usborne Short Classics: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

A marvellous addition to the highest level of the best-selling Reading Programme. Follow Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and join in with their madcap adventures. Part of the Usborne Young Reading series, this retelling of Lewis Carroll’s enduring and popular nonsensical tale is ideal for newly independent readers.

Usborne Short Classics: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

A superb adaptation of Dorothy’s adventures for newly independent readers. Frank L. Baum’s classic has been specially adapted for this wonderful, fully illustrated edition at the highest level of the Reading Programme. Enjoy Dorothy’s journey in Oz, as she travels along the yellow brick road with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion, before […]

Miss Molly’s School of Confidence

Teaches the importance of confidence and resilience, and overcoming your fears. Rosie Rabbit is shy and scared of many things. So when she and her family come across Miss Molly’s School of Confidence, Miss Molly welcomes her in. Here Rosie learns how to build her confidence, make friends and even teach Papa Rabbit a thing […]