Books

Paper Planes

Paper Planes

One paper plane flies straight and fast and true. Dylan’s.

Twelve-year-old Dylan Webber lives in outback Western Australia in a small country town. When he discovers he has a talent for folding and flying paper planes, Dylan begins a journey …

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Parenting Girls

Parenting Girls

The most complete book on parenting girls. Doctors,teachers, researchers, a health professional and the well known author Susanna de Vries provide a wealth of information and advice on the pleasures and pitfalls of bringing up girls from babyhood to maturity. …

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Paris Dreaming

Paris Dreaming

How the City of Light gave her lessons in life: an Australian beauty journalist shares her obsession with Paris – the city that has been her guide through a lifelong journey of self-discovery.

Katrina Lawrence first fell in love with …

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Partners & Crime: The true stories of eight women and their lives with notorious men

Partners & Crime: The true stories of eight women and their lives with notorious men

What attracts some women to dangerous men?  It’s not always about the thrill of living on the edge and hooking up with bad boys – their motivations are more complex than that. Investigative journalist Rochelle Jackson asks eight women about …

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People of Heaven

People of Heaven

In 1945, on a train bound for Zululand, two soldiers meet on the way home to their families, the war in Europe finally over. But in South Africa there are many more battles still to be fought. The seeds of …

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Peter Ryan: The Inside Story

Peter Ryan: The Inside Story

The compelling story of both the best-loved and most vilified Police Commissioner Australia has ever known, this book explores the controversies that dogged Peter Ryan’s reign in NSW, the political skulduggery, the media maneuvering and the strengths – and fatal …

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Petria Thomas: Swimming Against the Tide

Petria Thomas: Swimming Against the Tide

Petria Thomas captured the hearts of millions of Australians with her gold medal-winning performance at the Athens Olympic Games. Her triumphs in Athens capped an illustrious and gutsy twelve-year swimming career that generated headlines and accolades in equal measure. Here, …

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Pioneer Women, Pioneer Land

Pioneer Women, Pioneer Land: Yesterday’s Tall Poppies

This book looks closely at those women in early Australia who were the “tall poppies” of their time. Charmingly illustrated with painting that reflect their lives.…

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Poppy Wash

Poppy Wash

Poppy has the best job in the world — every day she washes all kinds of dragons at her Dragon Wash.

Poppy loves her job, but most of all she loves the dragons themselves. All that′s missing is a dragon …

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Purple Snow

Purple Snow

Cockatoo has travelled all the way from Australia to Polar Bear’s home to see the white snow. But it’s not what he expects. When he invites his friends to see the Purple Snow that falls in Australia in summer each …

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Quick

Quick

Melbourne, Australia. Round one of the Formula One World Championships. Billy Hotchkiss no longer races a V8 Supercar but that doesn’t mean he’s lost the need for speed.

When the young cop uncovers a diamond heist in progress he leaps …

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Raw

Raw

Brett Dalton is a tough guy – hardened, angry, uncaring and always ready to use his fists. When the world hates you, you might as well hate it back…

But when Brett is busted by the cops for stealing and …

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Raw Blue

Raw Blue

Carly has dropped out of uni to spend her days surfing and her nights working as a cook in a Manly café. Surfing is the one thing she loves doing … and the only thing that helps her stop thinking …

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Reach For The Dream

Reach For The Dream

Sometimes life takes you on a journey you never expected…

Alice Ferguson is eight years old when a savage bushfire tears her family apart and she is sent to live with her aunt in the tiny town of Billabrin. Lost …

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists – women who made a difference to Australia

An updated and condensed edition of Susanna de Vries’ Great Australian Women, this is a celebration of women who broke the mould, crashed through the ceilings, …

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Rebellion

Rebellion

Every year the winters worsen, and the realm’s protective magic disappeared with the traitor-king, Lyf, two thousand years ago.  Now Lyf is back, bent on wiping Hightspall off the map and rebuilding his ancient land anew. A slave orphaned by …

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Reggie and Lu

Reggie and Lu

Reggie and Lu are best friends — most of the time. But they discover that, even when they’re not, making up can be lots of fun!…

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Ride With The Wind

Ride With The Wind

Joanna Kingsford is passionate about horses.  This is the world she shares with her father, champion trainer Charlie Kingsford. Her socialite mother, Nina, wants Joanna to pursue more ladylike interests like Modelling and finishing school.

But a tragic accident changes …

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Riding High

Riding High

Australian scientist Dr Clea Reynolds is more comfortable in a lab coat than a glamorous frock. But all that changes when she meets Prince Bahir, the wealthy son of a powerful Dubai racing dynasty. A rare virus attacks Bahir’s champion …

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Roar of the Lion

Roar of the Lion

Love or empire; ambition or greed? What drives a man to walk from the Cape to Cairo?

Ewart Grogan, known to the Africans as Bwana Simba — the man with the cold stare of the lion — is a man …

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