This is the second novel for younger readers by Jaclyn Moriarty and, due to its nature, has me seeking out her previous book, The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone. From the beginning this tale is based on teamwork and magic, giving an underlying message of compromise to enable harmony. It is easy to read […]
This picture book tells the tale of a group of stranded polar bears who are befriended by Lily at the beach, with an underlying message of acceptance, generosity and the way our community is made up by different cultures.
A well-researched history of the downfall and persecution of the mysterious Knights Templar from 1305 to the burning at the stake of its leaders in 1314.
A beautiful, heart-warming story for any age group, but recommended for children aged 10-14, about two very brave children who are navigating through their days of joys and sadness.
In More Than Happiness, author Antonia Macaro questions the modern perceptions of Buddhism and Stoicism by analysing the foundations which form the two philosophies.
David Neiwart presents an eminently readable exploration of the rise of the Alternative Right in America, which culminated in the election of Donald Trump in 2016.
A cute collection of farm-themed activities for toddlers. Learn how to make horse handprints, grow your own radishes and sing a farmyard song while you whip up some fruit and vegetable snacks.
The orchestra is scattered all over the world on holidays! The Maestro and his assistant, a yellow bird, must take clues from the musician’s post cards in order to find them in the picture puzzles in time for the concert.
A large format picture book exploring the ancient lives of dinosaurs and where they roamed on the Earth, broken down into modern-day continents for ease of understanding.
In WW2, the Australian Army was given full authority to implement a Scorched Earth policy in the event of invasion. This is the record of that policy, uncovered by researcher Sue Rosen.
Three comedic short adventures for boys 8-13 years oId, particularly good for reluctant readers and those with a taste for comic or cartoon-styled illustrations.
Colourful and stylised illustrations combine with clear, push-button vocals to teach kids 3 and over to say, “I Love You”, in Spanish, English, Mandarin, French and Japanese.
In the summer of 1348, the Lady Anne of the Manor of Develish goes against the church to try to isolate and save villages from an outbreak of the Black Death.
As several characters reveal events to Mr Jones, an intricate mind-game unfolds which includes legal proceedings, country gossip & extraterrestrial occurrences.
Aboard the Discovery Express, discovering the history of transportation through interactive lift-up flaps and wonderful illustrations.
Cartoonist Tom Gauld wittily questions literacy & writing and in these days of social media and when there seems to be an app for everything.
A colourful, sparkling book for children enthralled with unicorns. Create and colour 20 unicorns then use the cutouts left in the book as stencils for more.
A collection of twenty-four press-out box templates for gifts, on sturdy cardboard accompanied with gold and white gift stickers.
The biography of Lisa Jura, Jewish a child prodigy as a pianist who lived a comfortable life in Vienna until the Nazis came to power in the 1930s.
The comical story of Daisy, an 11yo who is forced to go to Toadspit Towers by her grandmother (a witch) even though Daisy insists she's an actress, not a witch.