Books - Children & Young Adult
Grim and Grimmer – The Calamitous Queen (Book 4)
Emajicka is marching on Grimmery with an army of a million Fey. Can things possibly get worse?
Yes, they can, for Ike is all alone. Mellie has gone, attempting to pull off the perfect crime. Lord Monty is at war …Read More »
Grim and Grimmer – The Desperate Dwarf (Book 3)
It’s not easy to be a hero when your bum is the size of an airship and you’re bobbing around the ceiling, mocked by angry dwarves.
Mellie has stolen the unluckiest charm in Wychwold and can’t get rid of it. …Read More »
Grim and Grimmer – The Grasping Goblin (Book 2)
The Nightmare Queen is hunting Ike and Mellie. A spell from forbidden Gobbeloon might stop her, but it won’t be easy to get. On the way Ike will be struck blind, forced to eat maggot soup and carried by an …Read More »
Grim and Grimmer – The Headless Highwayman (Book 1)
The Fey Queen, Emajicka, is stealing the children of Grimmery for her Collection. She bathes in their nightmares to relieve her own. There is one nightmare she wants most of all.
If Ike had stayed home that Tuesday, he would …Read More »
Hocus Pocus and the Giant Fairy, Gog
Once upon a time, a young witch called Lucy lived on a floating elephant-shaped island called Hocus Pocus. Hocus Pocus is the most magical place to live in the entire world. Until it’s invaded by a mysterious (and very stinky!) …Read More »
Hocus Pocus Jellypoo Blues
Giant Gog and his string dog have mysteriously disappeared. Who could be wreaking havoc on magical Reindeer Island? Will Wizard Oldpopper, Lucy and Joe find the clues at the ice caves that can save the Island and their giant friend …Read More »
Hocus Pocus Versus the Stinky Pong
Once upon a time, a young witch called Lucy lived on a floating elephant-shaped island called Hocus Pocus.
Hocus Pocus is the most magical place to live in the entire world. Until it’s invaded by a mysterious (and very stinky!) …Read More »
Published by Penguin
The action-packed sequel to the sci-fi adventure Unwanted.
Desperation makes people irrational. And that makes them dangerous.
Bea Azaeli and the other survivors of the resistance have escaped the human prison that was their city, but how will they survive …Read More »
I Do It
Illustrated by Jonathan Bentley
Published by ABC Books
A little girl decides she can do everything – and she doesn’t need help from anyone.
This charming picture book for the very young perfectly captures a child’s determination to be independent – at all costs. Andrew Daddo’s beautiful story, …Read More »
Illumination – Book 3 of The Curse of the Bond Riders
Published by Random House
Talented candlemaker. Intoxicating courtesan. Lethal assassin. Must Tallow become what she has always denied . . . or is it too late? Against a backdrop of bloodshed and turmoil, Tallow flees a city on the brink of war to enter …Read More »
Jump Over the Puddle
Illustrated by Anna Walker
Published by Scholastic
Panda, Owl and Sheep together again. This time their playtime is shared outdoors with the simplest childhood pleasures, playing with a puddle! Just one of the delightful books in the children’s series Friends for Keeps.…Read More »
Just the Way We Are
Illustrated by Claire Robertson
Published by ABC Books
A celebration of families of every kind!
Meet Anna, Chiara, Henry, Izzy and Jack.
their families might not look like your family, but that’s okay … they’re perfect, just the way they are!
From bestselling author Jessica Shirvington and much-loved …Read More »
Lest We Forget
Illustrated by Isobel Knowles & Benjamin Portas
Published by ABC Books
My granddad says there are two types of days: those you want to remember and those you want to forget …
A young boy visits his granddad and thinks about the important days in his life: his first day of …Read More »
Let’s Go Wild: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
A tummy-rumbling look at what’s on nature’s menu. Learn all about the wacky things some animals eat and the extraordinary ways they find food to fill their bellies.
Did you know… Baby blue whales drink around 200 litres of milk …Read More »
Let’s Go Wild: Just for the Record
If you think the Olympics are fantastic, just wait till you read about the incredible achievements of the animal kingdom. In this world there are even prizes for coming dead last!
Did you know… Cheetahs can reach speeds of 100km/hr …Read More »
Let’s Go Wild: Skin Deep
In the animal kingdom, it’s what’s on the outside that counts! Discover everything there is to know about animals and their skin – how they use it to attract or repel, hide or stand out, and stay cool or warm.…Read More »