The Smart Cookie

Be a smart cookie – and don’t miss the fifth picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series from creators Jory John and Pete Oswald! This cookie has never felt like a smart cookie no matter how hard she tries, especially in comparison to all the clever cupcakes and brilliant rolls […]

Lift-the-Flap Q & A About Feelings

Why can’t I be happy all the time? What can I do when I feel like exploding? Is it ok to give up? This book is packed full of tips, tools and everyday situations to help kids think about and answer these BIG questions for themselves.

A-Okay

A-Okay by Jarad Greene is a vulnerable and heartfelt semi-autobiographical middle grade graphic novel about acne, identity, and finding your place. When Jay starts eighth grade with a few pimples he doesn’t think much of it at first… except to wonder if the embarrassing acne will disappear as quickly as it arrived. But when his […]

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

R.L Stevenson’s chilling tale of personalities split between good and evil. Dr. Henry Jekyll is well-liked and admired by his friends, but seems increasingly troubled and withdrawn from their company. Meanwhile, a mysterious and repellent character, Mr. Hyde, commits crime after crime. What hold can he have over the admirable Dr. Jekyll? With fun activities […]

Blood, Sweat and Steel

Soldier, champion, great Australian – an extraordinary story of triumph over tragedy. In 2012, combat engineer Curtis McGrath was serving in the Australian army in Afghanistan when, in the line of duty, he stepped on a mine. Instantly, both his legs were blown off. Still conscious but aware that he would bleed out and die […]

The World Awaits

The second inspiring and heartfelt picture book from the creator of the viral video sensation The Great Realisation. ‘All the things that make life wonderful, all the colours, sounds and tastes Begin to lose a touch of magic when your goodness goes to waste.’ We all have within us ‘potential’, an amount of positivity and […]

Love Stories

Trent Dalton, Australia’s best-loved writer, goes out into the world and asks a simple, direct question: ‘Can you please tell me a love story?’ Trent Dalton, award-winning, bestselling writer and one of Australia’s finest journalists, goes out into the world to ask for its very best love stories. There’ll be stories, observations and reflections on […]

Lawson

The extraordinary rise, devastating fall and enduring legacy of an Australian icon. Henry Lawson captured the heart and soul of Australia and its people with greater clarity and truth than any writer before him. Born on the goldfields in 1867, he became the voice of ordinary Australians, recording the hopes, dreams and struggles of bush […]

Lean Your Loneliness Slowly Against Mine

A remarkable and heartbreaking debut novel with the lyrical beauty and emotional resonance of By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept and the thematic complexity of Asymmetry, that combines fractal mathematics and classical music to explore the infinitely complex patterns of love and the thin border between great passion and great loneliness. Rakel […]