Books - Children & Young Adult

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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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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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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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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Shrieking Violet

Shrieking Violet

You know the smallest person can make the most noise. Meet my sister, VIOLET! Violet shouts the loudest, but that doesn’t make her the star.…

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Skoz the Dog - Leader of the Pack

Skoz the Dog – Leader of the Pack

The problem with being a sleepwalking dog is you don’t have a clue where you are when you wake up.  When he wakes up today, he has a lot of a chill and this time Skoz is going to give …

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Skoz the Dog - Ready, Steady Kaboom

Skoz the Dog – Ready, Steady Kaboom

The problem with being a sleepwalking dog is you don′t have a clue where you are when you wake up!

When Skoz wakes up feeling all cosy and warm, he′s relieved to be safe in his kennel for once. But, …

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Skoz the Dog – All at Sea

Skoz the Dog – All at Sea

The problem with being a sleepwalking dog is you don′t have a clue where you are when you wake up!

When Skoz finds himself in a small boat in the middle of the ocean, he′s got not one, but two …

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Skoz the Dog – Up in the Air

Skoz the Dog – Up in the Air

More adventures by sleepwalking Skoz!

When Skoz finds himself falling from a great height – with no parachute – he has no idea how he got there. It’s going to take more than an emergency flying lesson from a very …

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Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Christmas

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Christmas

‘One more day.’ Snugglepot put a mark on the calendar.

‘I wish Christmas would hurry up and come.’

Christmas is coming, and Snugglepot and Cuddlepie are getting everything ready.

But the list of things to do is long, and Cuddlepie …

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Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Sleepover

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Sleepover

When Snugglepot and Cuddlepie gain six extra guests at their sleepover, they wonder how they will find room for everyone.

But soon it becomes a case of the more the merrier!…

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Song of the Slums

Song of the Slums

In the slums of Brummingham, the outcast gangs are making a new kind of music, with pounding rhythms and wild guitars. Astor Vance has been trained in refined classical music. But when her life plummets from riches to rags, the …

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Sprung Again!

Sprung Again!

Fergus Kipper is at it again! This guy is a case study in: how to be a champion at everything from smelling to spelling; delivering a baby in the front seat of the car; driving like a winner (and not …

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Sprung!

Sprung!

The stories in Sprung! are the kind that parents and grandparents long for, and the kids themselves love: stories of adventure, comedy and mischief from an almost legendary Australia, a place that is often not reported in the daily news.…

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Stuff Happens

Stuff Happens

Stuff happens sometimes

Everyday stuff.

At school, at home, with sport, with mates

For Ned it happened with a new teacher.…

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Tallow

Tallow – Book 1 of The Curse of the Bond Riders

In a world of darkness, there is one who will bring light . . .

On the edge of a mystical border called the Limen, close to a beautiful canal-laced city, a humble candlemaker rescues a child, whom he raises …

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Thank You for My Yukky Present

Thank You for My Yukky Present

Charlie doesn’t want the present his grandma sends him. It’s yukky. But one special night, Charlie’s present makes an amazing suggestion….…

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