Books - Children & Young Adult

A Gina Champion Mystery - Bloodlace

A Gina Champion Mystery – Bloodlace

Gina Champion is a 16-year-old detective….a psychic detective.

When Gina’s best friend gets involved with the local theatre group, the last thing Gina expects is to end up in the play herself. But strange things start to happen at the …

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A Gina Champion Mystery - Fireheart

A Gina Champion Mystery – Fireheart

Gina’s on the case again and this time finds herself facing a centuries-old curse. The new boy who’s moved in next door is cute, but it also appears he’s crazy. He rambles on about ‘Them’ – strange beings who come …

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A Gina Champion Mystery - Moonstorm

A Gina Champion Mystery – Moonstorm

While other girls earn money babysitting, Gina sets up her own psychic practice. But one customer, the mysterious Professor Anstible, captures her attention.

Impressed with her psychic ability, he offers to be her mentor and teach her about magic. But …

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A Gina Champion Mystery - Nightshade

A Gina Champion Mystery – Nightshade

In this latest Gina Champion mystery, Gina is in her senior year, and learning the biggest lessons of her life as an apprentice witch to Alyce Nightingale.

Impressed with Gina’s ability, Alyce passes on an old amulet that belonged to …

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A Gina Champion Mystery - Witchsong

A Gina Champion Mystery – Witchsong

Is there a serial killer at large in Blackwater Bay? Residents are fearful and the police are desperate. When they approach Gina Champion for psychic help on the case, she suspects that a black sorceress might be behind the killings.…

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Against the Tide

Against the Tide

Katie and Matt are champion ocean swimmers, who love nothing better than a challenge that will test their training and skills to the limit. But even the toughest Sydney beach is nothing, compared with the course of events mapped out …

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Aliki Says

Aliki Says

Aliki and her cousin Liza are best friends, but sometimes Liza wishes Aliki didn’t always get all of the attention. Liza is on her way to Greece to collect their grandmother and bring her back to Australia to live.

But …

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All My Kisses

All My Kisses

Abby loves getting kisses. She collects them in a special bucket and she won’t let them go.

But what happens to kisses when they’re not share?…

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Baby Bedtime

Baby Bedtime

A lullaby to babies everywhere, Baby Bedtime is a lyrical tribute to the love inspired by the little people in our lives.

This enchanting read-aloud story combines the talents of Australia’s premier picture-book writer, Mem Fox, Author of Possum Magic

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Bear and Chook

Bear and Chook

Bear likes adventure. Chook likes the quiet life. They are the best of friends, but one sunny day, Bear gets Chook into all sorts of mischief!…

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Beyond the Knock-Knock Door

Beyond the Knock-Knock Door

The Bowman triplets always attract trouble. So when twelve-year-olds Michael, Luke and Samantha ruin a classmate’s costume party, they’re chased by the school bullies into the city sewers. Locked inside, they discover a different kind of exit . . . …

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Birthday Surprise

Birthday Surprise

Come and play with Panda, Owl & Sheep. It’s Panda’s birthday and Owl & Sheep have a surprise for Panda.…

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Boyz 'R' Us

Boyz ‘R’ Us

It’s a long, mad ride from Summer Bay! Chicks, babes, cars and music; bored kids and shouting mothers; fathers that suck on a bottle to put themselves to sleep; and TV sets blaring mindlessly. Race tensions are hotting up in …

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Breathing Under Water

Breathing Under Water

Nineteen minutes and eleven seconds separated us at birth. On the official documentation, he is older . . . Although it really has nothing to do with age. What it really means is that I am, and have always been, …

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Brumby Plains

Brumby Plains

Sam and George, 13 and 11, live at Brumby Plains, their parents’ sprawling buffalo station in the Northern Territory. They’re counting down to the Christmas holidays, and anticipating the fun they’ll have exploring the property, horse riding, and spending time …

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Can I Cuddle the Moon

Can I Cuddle the Moon?

Little Owl is searching for someone to cuddle – but who? The answer could be right under Little Owl’s nose……

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Castaway

Castaway

Brumby Plains is an isolated place, and the outside world doesn’t intrude much there. But when brothers Sam and George McAllister discover a refugee child washed up on the shores of their buffalo station, the rest of the world is …

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Champions

Champions

Can there be only one winner in a sporting contest? The tiger, the hippo, the grizzly bear and other animals want to know who is the champion of them all, and they find out that they’re all champions in their …

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Check on me

Check on me

A small child describes his bedtime rituals with Dad: a ride to bed, favourite stories to be told, cuddles, kisses, conversation, a drink, a visit to the toilet, but most of all
reassurance that even when he is asleep, his …

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Cheeky Monkey

Cheeky Monkey

Someone’s pretending to be asleep, but one little monkey is awake and soon the whole house will be a zoo!

From the team who snuggled you down and tucked you in with Good Night, Me, Cheeky Monkey is about …

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