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Rudie Nudie

Rudie Nudie

A delightful celebration of those nudie moments between bath and bed time from award-winning author and illustrator Emma Quay.…

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Run, Kid, Run

Run, Kid, Run

Harrison and Jess would love to meet some of their favourites stars. When they have to spend the day at work with their Mum at the TV station, anything is possible.

Mum folded some money into Jess’s hand and told …

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Runcible Jones and the Backwards Hourglass

Runcible Jones and the Backwards Hourglass

After every defeat, Lord Shambles returns stronger than before, and more determined to punish humanity. Having crushed all resistance on magical Iltior, he moves the war to Earth, an Earth that is on the verge of collapse.

Unfortunately, Earth’s weapons …

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Runcible Jones and the Buried City

Runcible Jones and the Buried City

In this adventure, Runcible and Mariam are in even worse trouble, for Lord Shambles has returned, stronger than ever. Once he finds the lost Citadel of Magic there will be no defence against his dreadful sorcery – and with it …

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Runcible Jones and the Frozen Compass

Runcible Jones and the Frozen Compass

On a freezing night, Lord Shambles shatters the tower where the children are learning magic. Runcible, Mariam and their friends run for their lives. All Iltior now lies in the dreaded sorcerer’s hands and, as soon as he steals the …

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Runcible Jones - The Gate to Nowhere

Runcible Jones: The Gate to Nowhere

In a world terrified of magic, a boy is abandoned to the worst school in the world, a place designed to crush all magic out of him – GRINDGRIM. But Runcible Jones has to learn magic, to uncover the …

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Running Like China

Running Like China

‘When I was eleven years old Mum told me, “One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.” Even before I heard these words I was always a child who crammed intense joy into tiny pockets …

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Saltwater Vampires

Saltwater Vampires

He looked to the sky, praying for rain, a downpour, some sign from the heavens that he should refuse the abomination contained in that flask. But all he saw was the bloated white face of the moon smiling down on

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Sam and the City: Modern Love: How the Blog Generation Do It

Sam and the City: Modern Love: How the Blog Generation Do It

Sam and the City is a sharp witted manifesto for modern girls and guys trying to make sense of the new dating jungle. It’s as reassuring as a late-night chat room. It’s a must have for the single, the tied-up …

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Sassycat: The Night of the Dead

Sassycat: The Night of the Dead

Cats know about ghosts. But what if there’s a whole army of them?

Sassycat has moved into a new neighbourhood and the local animals are acting very weirdly. No welcome here for a fun-loving cat! And why is the cemetery …

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Saving Private Sarbi

Saving Private Sarbi

Sarbi’s story, and those of the other brave Australian Army dogs in Afghanistan, will resonate with anyone who has known the unconditional love of man’s best friend, and understands the rewards of unbidden loyalty, trust and devotion.  It will appeal …

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Saving Zali

Saving Zali

Saving Zali is a mother’s account of every parent’s worst nightmare: a diagnosis of cancer with a shocking prognosis.

In 2009, Lisa and Andrew Venables were told their eighteen-month-old daughter Zali had Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis, or LCH, a cancer resistant …

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Scarlett, Startlet

Scarlett, Startlet

From award-winning author Emma Quay comes a gorgeous new picture book for every little girl who loves to dance.

Scarlett loved to dance, and her house was always filled with rhythm.

Her parents would clap along, and Little Jazzy Jo-Jo’s …

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Scrutator

Scrutator – The Well Of Echoes (Book 3)

This third volume of The Well of Echoes follows up the first two volumes with an equally successful, page-turning ‘tale of three worlds’. The Node has failed, rendering humanity’s battle clankers and the Aachim’s constructs useless. The battle has been …

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Sea As Mirror

Sea As Mirror

In the not-too-distant future, and in a specially constructed marina off the US coast, Elizabeth works to communicate with a killer whale. As the human world falls victim to terrorist nuclear attacks and everything that was familiar comes under threat, …

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Seducing Mr Maclean

Seducing Mr Maclean

A wild and funny ride through the inner world of Australian-Lebanese family life, and a young girl’s hilarious rise to womanhood through the kitchen of her family’s restaurant as she attempts to become the first doctor in the household.…

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Sensitive New Age Spy

Sensitive New Age Spy

All Alby wants is a decent coffee and a day off. But there’s a hijacked tanker with a deadly cargo in Sydney Harbour, and bullets are flying on board a US Navy cruiser. Three sailors are dead and a Seahawk …

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Sex at 6pm

Sex at 6pm

‘With each passing month in which I didn’t fall pregnant […it] felt as if an invisible wall had been erected between me and the world, where families were preparing dinner in brightly lit kitchens.’ Sex at 6pm is an honest, …

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Sex, Drugs and Meditation

Sex, Drugs and Meditation

Mary-Lou Stephens was lucky to make it into her forties. Therapy and AA helped her recover from her upbringing in an evangelical household; her habit of shoplifting through drama school; her addictions to food, drugs and alcohol; a string of …

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Sex, Lies & Relationships

Sex, Lies & Relationships

Every working day psychotherapist Ruth Simons listens to tales of bad sex, jealousy, inhibition, trust betrayed, passion lost and bad communication. In this manual of real-life problems and practical solutions, she brings all her years of experience as a psychotherapist, …

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