Archives for September Release

The Book of Two Ways

Dawn Edelstein knows everything there is to know about dying. She specialises in helping her clients make peace with the end of their lives. But as she’s flying home from her latest case, she is forced to confront her own mortality for the first time. Instead of seeing her brilliant quantum physicist husband and their beloved daughter flash before her eyes in what she assumes are her last moments, only one face is shockingly clear: Wyatt Armstrong. Safely on the ground, Dawn now faces a desperate decision. Should she return to Boston, her family and the life she knows, or
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Categories: Fiction and September Release.

The Lying Life of Adults

‘Two years before leaving home my father said to my mother that I was very ugly. The sentence was uttered under his breath, in the apartment that my parents, newly married, had bought in Rione Alto, at the top of Via San Giacomo dei Capri. Everything – the spaces of Naples, the blue light of a very cold February, those words – remained fixed. But I slipped away, and am still slipping away, within these lines that are intended to give me a story, while in fact I am nothing, nothing of my own, nothing that has really begun or
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Categories: Fiction and September 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.

Step by Step with Marley Spoon

Learn to cook the top 100 rated recipes from meal-kit kings Marley Spoon. Marley Spoon is famous for taking the guesswork out of a delicious dinner. All their recipes are designed by expert chefs and presented in 6 clear, easy-to-follow steps. Now for the first time they’ve brought together 100 of their most popular recipes, as rated by customers, for you to try. Each recipe has been specifically tailored to serve 2 or 4 people, and the collection includes old and new favourites such as Lamb and Thyme Pasta, Baked Chicken Paella and Chilli Pork Ramen. From Vegetarian, Healthy and
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Categories: Food & Cooking and September Release.

Burning the Books

Richard Ovenden, director of the world-famous Bodleian Library, explains how attacks on libraries and archives have been a feature of history since ancient times but have increased in frequency and intensity during the modern era. Libraries are far more than stores of literature, through preserving the legal documents such as Magna Carta and records of citizenship, they also support the rule of law and the rights of citizens. Today, the knowledge they hold on behalf of society is under attack as never before. In this fascinating book, he explores everything from what really happened to the Great Library of Alexandria
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Categories: Non-fiction and September Release.

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.

Chemistry of Cola

Age range 9 to 14 Get ready to play (and learn!) with your food! Discover the truth about the problems with plastic and recycling, learn how to read the periodic table, conduct experiments with soda rockets, and more. Become a Kitchen Scientist by investigating ice, sprouting sugar crystals and asking questions about acids in everyday food and drinks! The Chemistry of Cola uses applied science for a fun and interactive approach to learning for the whole family. ISBN: 9781486313556 Format: Paperback
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Categories: Childrens and September Release.