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Counting: Humans, History and the Infinite Lives of Numbers

What has counting meant to different cultures and different individuals? In this book, historian and mathematician Benjamin Wardhaugh will explore stories from all over the world and from every period of human history, from Ife numerologists to Antarctic scientists; from Egyptian kings to Chinese peasants. It will display the ways counting has been continually reinvented […]

100 Things to Know About Sport

A colourful information book filled with 100 fascinating and surprising sports facts. How do blind athletes tell between silver and gold medals? How did a Finnish architect accidentally invent skateboarding? Why do footballers wear logos on their kit? From equipment and engineering to amazing sporting achievements, find 100 quirky and surprising sport-themed facts in this […]

Pete the Sheep 20th Anniversary Edition

A special anniversary edition of the popular modern classic. Celebrating twenty years of Australia’s favourite sheep, Pete. Shaun the shearer doesn’t have a sheepdog. He has Pete. And Pete is no ordinary sheep. From Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, the award-winning duo of the bestselling Diary of a Wombat, comes a story about what can […]

I Want to Be a Scientist

For the child who says, “I want to be a SCIENTIST when I grow up!” And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a scientist. This Level One Community Helper story takes readers on a research boat to the North Pole, where they learn all about the different types of scientists […]

Determined Dreamer: The Story of Marie Curie

This is a comprehensive and accessible picture book biography of Marie Curie, the groundbreaking scientist and two-time Nobel Prize winner, from an acclaimed author and illustrator duo. Before Marie Curie was the first woman in France to earn the highest degree in physics, before she discovered two new radioactive elements, and became the first woman […]

Would You Rather? (Book 5): Tudors

Would you rather wipe Henry VIII’s bottom for him or be one of his wives? Would you rather act in a Tudor play or take part in a jousting match? Only you can decide! Adventure into the fascinating world of the Tudors with this new Would You Rather book! Packed with fun situations, this book […]

Slug Life

His name isn’t “Yuck!” or “Ew!”, it’s Stevie, the world’s grumpiest slug. Being called rude names by humans has made slug Stevie super-grumpy, so his mum sends him to Slug Self-Esteem Class. Stevie discovers why he and his slimy kin are actually kind of amazing. The first in this series about creatures humans often try […]

Would You Rather? (Book 6): Ancient Greeks

Would you rather go the theatre in ancient Greece or go to a festival? Would you rather face a cyclops or sirens? Only you can decide! Adventure into the fascinating world of ancient Greece with this new Would You Rather book! Packed with fun situations, this book is the perfect way to learn about the […]

Follow Your Dreams: 100 Inspiring and Extraordinary Jobs

Discover 100 inspiring and extraordinary jobs in this illustrated book for kids! Why not become a cat behaviourist? Or a rollercoaster engineer? How about a coral reef gardener? Find out what’s involved in these incredible careers and meet the real people who followed their dreams and are doing these jobs today. Whether you’re an animal […]