Archives for Childrens

The Wild Way Home

When Charlie’s longed-for brother is born with a serious heart condition, Charlie’s world is turned upside down. Upset and afraid, Charlie flees the hospital and makes for the ancient forest on the edge of town. There Charlie finds a boy floating face-down in the stream, injured, but alive. But when Charlie sets off back to the hospital to fetch help, it seems the forest has changed. It’s become a place as strange and wild as the boy dressed in deerskins. For Charlie has unwittingly fled into the Stone Age, with no way to help the boy or return to the
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Categories: Childrens and New Release.

100 Things to Know About Saving the Planet

How could plastic-eating bacteria help reduce waste? Can a river be given human rights? Could we generate all the power we need from the sun and the wind? How do woolly sweaters help penguins in peril? Would building a giant sunshade in space stop the world from overheating? Find the answers to these questions and more in this bold, graphic and exciting book, full of big, small and unexpected ways to save the planet.Illustrations: Full colour throughout. ISBN: 9781474981835 Format: Hardback
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Categories: Childrens, Non-Fiction, and October Release.

Warriors: the Broken Code 4

The #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventures in the fourth book in the action-packed Broken Code story arc. Exiled after a battle that left all five Clans devastated, ThunderClan’s loyal deputy, Squirrelflight, must bring to light an earth-shattering truth: the identity of the cat ruling ThunderClan while wearing Bramblestar’s face.While the fate of his body hangs in the balance, the real Bramblestar’s spirit has vanished. Even Rootspring is powerless to reach him-and with tensions among the Clans at a breaking point, Squirrelflight may not be able to ensure Bramblestar has a body to return to. If
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Categories: Childrens and October Release.

Aunty’s Wedding

Everyone on the island is getting ready for Aunty’s wedding. Maningawu puts on her best hat and I can wear a wurrijinga in my hair. Lucky! We all dress up, but I still don’t understand. Why do people have a wedding? A warm family story that celebrates love and culture from actor, activist, writer and Australian sweetheart, Miranda Tapsell, and Joshua Tyler, co-writer of Top End Wedding, lushly illustrated by Samantha Fry ISBN: 9781760524838 Format: Hardback
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Categories: Childrens and September Release.

Eric

Eric is effortlessly charming and eternally curious – a house guest whose approach to the world will capture your heart. From the winner of the 2020 Kate Greenaway Medal, this is a stand-alone picture book of one of the most loved stories from Shaun Tan’s bestselling, internationally acclaimed collection of illustrated short stories, Tales from Outer Suburbia. ISBN: 9781760877972 Format: Hardback
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Categories: Childrens and September Release.

Little People, Big Dreams: Ernest Shackleton

When Ernest Shackleton was young, he longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the first time in history. Although he had to go home early, he never gave up. His own expeditions set new records for the closest anyone had ever been to the South Pole, and he is remembered now as a courageous and inspirational leader. This exciting book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed
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Categories: Childrens and September Release.

Sherlock Bones and the Sea Creature Feature

Hi there, I’m Sherlock Bones – I’m a tawny frogmouth skeleton (really) AND a mystery-solving superstar! With my trusty partners, clever Watts and sassy Grace, I’m here to solve the mystery of the monster in the museum. And we have a new sidekick, but he can be tricky to keep track of. Join us for another super-fun adventure as we seek out the monster and save the museum. You might not be able to hear Watts, because she’s technically a stuffed parrot, but I always know what she’s thinking. And right now she’s thinking: Can we solve the mystery of
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Categories: Childrens and September Release.

Moon Dog

A heart-warming animal tale of bravery and friendship between a lost boy, a daring girl and the dog next door – from an author celebrated for her honest, heartfelt and inclusive stories. Marcus and Delilah couldn’t be more different. He is as big as she is tiny. As angry and lost as she is tremendous and brave. But they share a dream: to own a dog of their own. So when a mystery pup turns up in the empty house next door, Marcus can’t believe his luck. He visits him every night and names him Moon Dog. But it’s soon
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Categories: August Release and Childrens.

Books Make Good Pets

Books make good pets and don’t need going to the vet. You don’t have to keep them on a lead or throw them a stick. They’ll wag their words whenever you flick their dog-eared pages. Even howl an ancient tale for the inward-listening ear. Did you know that a book can take you anywhere? You only need to turn the pages of a story, and in a moment, you and your book could be crossing the waves in a pirate ship… or diving with mermaids… or even snoozing with a dragon. Books really DO make good pets! Why don’t you
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Categories: Childrens, Poetry, and September Release.

The Unwilling Twin

Jules and George are the same in every way.It is quite impossible to tell them apart.Like all twins, Jules and George do everything together. But after a long, hot day at the beach, even twins sometimes disagree …From multi-award-winning picture book creator Freya Blackwood comes a cheeky and charming story about the ups and downs of sibling love. ISBN: 9781460757536 Format: Hardback
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Categories: Childrens and October Release.