Books - Children & Young Adult

That Aussie Christmas Book

That Aussie Christmas Book

So. Have you been naughty? Or Nice? Christmas is about heaps of stuff. Holidays. Sunburn. Puddings with cash in them. Family drives gone bad. Weird relatives who eat their pets and fights – what about one between Santa and the …

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The Crush

The Crush

Fifteen-year-old Matthew Cassidy is an up-and-coming rugby league star. The talent scouts are circling him, his school team has reached the finals for the first time ever and he’s determined to one day play professional. It’s not bad for a …

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Chess Raven

The Girl Who Fell: The Chess Raven Chronicles – Book 1

The first book in a thrilling fantasy series about a girl who learns to embrace her inner power.

Chess Raven is a hacker who has grown up with nothing and no one. Her parents died when she was three and …

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The Hole

The Hole

Bestselling Australian picture book creators Kerry Brown and Lucia Masciullo join forces to bring us a brilliant new rhyming adventure, perfect for fans of The Gruffalo.

Ages 2+

If you were walking through the woods
and a hole you

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The King's Fool - Book 1 of the Perry Brightfield Chronicles

The King’s Fool – Book 1 of the Perry Brightfield Chronicles

Perry wants to be a normal teenager. Normal kids have homes and families; they aren’t on the run; they don’t have guardians ruining their lives with daily weapons training.

When the Collector of Children appears in the tiny town of …

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The Koala Bounces Back

The Koala Bounces Back

Karri the bouncing koala has a peaceful new home – until a gang of fierce, football-crazy cats move in. The moggies aren’t welcome – but they’ve got nowhere else to live.

Karri makes a deal with the cats. They’ll play …

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The Koala Who Bounced

The Koala Who Bounced

Karri discovers he is different from other koalas when he falls out of a tree – and bounces! At first sad to find he has no friends to bounce with, Karri then learns that his gift has a place in …

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The Muzic of Razors

The Muzic of Razors

Desperate to escape his past, Henry Lockrose – dead two hundred years – has trapped little Walter inside the shell of his own body. Now he’s after Walter’s sister, Hope.

But what he has in store for her is far …

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The Never Boys

The Never Boys

Set in the Barossa Valley area of South Australia, The Never Boys tells the story of Dean Mason, a boy with many secrets.

On the run from the law, he gets a job as a rouseabout on a sheep farm, …

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The Other Face of Janus

The Other Face of Janus

A quirky and exotic story about Edwina Nearly.

One day, standing in front of the painting, The Garden of Earthly Delights, she finds herself in that world, in the painting and walking around in it and begins to come …

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The Pearl Hunters

The Pearl Hunters

In the warm waters of the Indian Ocean Alexandre dives for pearls – but they are not his to keep. His talents are far greater than the ability to hold his breath longer than all the other divers. He is …

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The Puzzle Duck

The Puzzle Duck

The Puzzle Duck is always answering questions and has become a bit of a guru. But her advice is more imaginative than accurate! When she comes face to face with the fox she would certainly lose her life if it …

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The Secret of the Lonely Isles

The Secret of the Lonely Isles

Four kids on a yacht, a seafaring aunt, and a hundred-year-old mystery . . .

Jem’s world has been turned upside down by a family crisis, and then it gets worse. Just when it all seems too hard, along comes …

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The Sorcerer's Tower - Black Crypt (Book 3)

The Sorcerer’s Tower – Black Crypt (Book 3)

Meadowhythe has lost its magic, but Kym has a plan to get it back. She and her friends Mel and Tamly must creep into the heart of the mountain, then down a crevasse deep enough to swallow them forever, to …

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The Sorcerer's Tower - Giant's Lair (Book 2)

The Sorcerer’s Tower – Giant’s Lair (Book 2)

Evil does not die. It merely sleeps – awakening when we least expect it.

Meadowhythe is again in danger – evil magical forces are growing stronger every day. Giants, flesh-eating birds and powerful sorcerers lie in wait for Tamly and …

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The Sorcerer's Tower - Thorn Castle (Book 1)

The Sorcerer’s Tower – Thorn Castle (Book 1)

The orphan Tamly and his best friend Kym are as different as fire and snow. Kym has magic coming out of her fingers, and Tamly has none at all. When their village is threatened by bad magic this unlikely pair …

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The Sunken Kingdom

The Sunken Kingdom

Asa and Rollo are the royal children of the Star Lands. The kingdom of King Sigurd and the Star Queen have been taken over by the court sorcerer. Emperor Flood has used his power to drown the kingdom, turning it …

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Tide Stealers - The Sunken Kingdom Quartet (Book 2)

The Sunken Kingdom Quartet – Tide Stealers (Book 2)

Following on from Ghost Ship, the royal children, Asa and Rollo, must avenge the death of their parents, King Sigurd and the Star Queen, and save the kingdom of the Star Lands, which the evil court magician Flood has …

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Ghost Ship - The Sunken Kingdom Quartet (Book 1)

The Sunken Kingdom Quartet – Ghost Ship (Book 1)

Cornish Asa and Rollo are royal children. Their parents, King Sigurd and the Star Queen, are dead. Flood, the evil court magician, has taken over and used his powers to drown the kingdom.

Asa and Rollo are the only hope …

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Sorcerer of the Waves - The Sunken Kingdom Quartet (Book 3)

The Sunken Kingdom Quartet – Sorcerer of the Waves (Book 3)

After facing the sea giants in Tide Stealers, in their quest to save the kingdom of the Star Lands, which has been drowned by the evil magician Flood, royal children Asa and Rollo meet Skalti Wolfkiller. He tells them …

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