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  • Cloudburst

    A Jack Courtney Adventure

    by Wilbur Smith ...
    series Jack Courtney Adventures
    Brand new Wilbur Smith series for readers of 10+ - starring fourteen-year-old Jack Courtney.Jack Courtney has lived in the UK his whole life. But this summer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a gorilla conference, and they've promised to take Jack and his friends with them.When his parents go missing in the rainforest, abducted by mercenaries, nobody seems to ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Thunderbolt

    A Jack Courtney Adventure

    by Wilbur Smith ...
    series Jack Courtney Adventures
    Second in a brand new action adventure series starring 14-year-old Jack Courtney - a hero to rival Alex Rider - from worldwide bestselling author Wilbur Smith.Jack and his friends Amelia and Xander are in Zanzibar diving for lost treasure to support Jack's mother's coral protection project. Going further than usual on their last day, their dive boat is lured into a trap and captured by Somali ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Butterfly Lion

    Illustrated by Christian Birmingham ...
    ILLUSTRATED BY CHRISTIAN BIRMINGHAM.A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion.“All my life I’ll think of you, I promise I will. I won’t ever forget you.”Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Death Sets Sail

    by Robin Stevens ...
    Book 9 - A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery
    *The number one bestseller!*The ninth and final novel in the bestselling, award-winning Murder Most Unladylike series.Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are in Egypt, where they are taking a cruise along the Nile. They are hoping to see some ancient temples and a mummy or two; what they get, instead, is murder.Also travelling on the SS Hatshepsut is a mysterious society called the Breath of Life: a group ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Spud - The Madness Continues

    Spud's nearly 15 and although he is no longer the youngest or the smallest in his dorm, his second year at boarding school is beset with women trouble, misguided late-night adventures and excruciating family visits. With his dreams of a stage career in tatters after a disastrous house play production of Noah's Ark, Spud, armed with only his wits and his diary, invites us to delve further into the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #6: The African Safari Discovery

    by Jeff Brown ...
    Illustrated by Macky Pamintuan ...
    Book 6 - Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures
    Flat Stanley is taking over the world, one city at a time! In this stupendous sixth installment in the renowned Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures chapter book series, the Lambchops look for answers in Africa!When a flat skull is discovered in Africa, Stanley Lambchop decides to travel there with his brother, Arthur, and their father, George. Maybe studying the skull will give them clues to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Outbreak

    Code Red

    by Chris Ryan ...
    Book 3 - Code Red
    Thirteen-year-old Ben Tracey is looking forward to spending the summer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where his father has been hired to examine the valuable mineral Coltan that's being mined there. They soon realise that the people living in the village near the mine are frightened and it doesn't take long for Ben and his father to discover why: behind the door of every hut there is at ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Spud

    It's 1990. Apartheid is crumbling, Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison and thirteen-year-old Spud Milton is about to start his first year at an elite boys-only boarding school. Cursed with embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, a nutty granny and a dormitory full of strange characters, Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home. With only his wits and his diary, he takes ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dear Olly

    Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storytellerA moving story of a brother, a sister and a swallow, and how all are in some way victims of the horrors of landmines.Olly’s brother Matt wants to go and work with children who have been made orphans, through war, in Africa. He wants to be a clown and make them laugh. His mother and sister ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Good Morning, Gorillas

    Illustrated by Sal Murdocca ...
    Book 26 - Magic Tree House (R)
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!Gentle giants or giant monsters? That's the question Jack and Annie have about gorillas when the Magic Tree House sweeps them to the mountains of Africa. There they meet a group of amazing and sometimes frightening mountain gorillas. Annie knows how to play with the ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Egyptian Curse (Time Hunters, Book 6)

    by Chris Blake ...
    Book 6 - Time Hunters
    Join Tom on an incredible treasure hunt through time and battle history’s mightiest warriors. The sixth book in a new time-travelling series – perfect for fans of Beast Quest.When ten-year-old Tom accidentally smashes a statue in a museum he releases Isis, a young Egyptian mummy who has been imprisoned for thousands of years. To break an ancient curse, the duo must travel back in time to find six ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Red Pencil

    Illustrated by Shane W. Evans ...
    "Amira, look at me," Muma insists.She collects both my hands in hers."The Janjaweed attack without warning.If ever they come*--* run."Finally, Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala*--* Amira's one true dream.But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The terrifying attack ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Egypt Game

    Illustrated by Alton Raible ...
    The first time Melanie Ross meets April Hall, she’s not sure they have anything in common. But she soon discovers that they both love anything to do with ancient Egypt. When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard, Melanie and April decide it’s the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. Before long there are six Egyptians, and they all meet to wear costumes, hold ceremonies, and work on their secret ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Secrets of a Sun King

    ‘THE QUEEN OF HISTORICAL FICTION’ Guardian

    by Emma Carroll ...
    Enter a world of Egyptian pharaohs and ancient curses from the Queen of Historical Fiction.London, 1922.A discovery from ancient Egypt . . .A cursed package . . .The untold story of a young pharaoh . . .When Lilian Kaye finds a parcel on her grandad's doorstep, she is shocked to see who sent it: a famous Egyptologist, found dead that very morning, according to every newspaper in England!... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Ruby Red

    by Linzi Glass ...
    In Ruby Winters' world, colour opens some doors and slams others shut. Her opulent Johannesburg neighbourhood is a far cry from the streets of Soweto where anger and hatred simmer under the surface.Ruby can’t resist the blue-eyed Afrikaans boy who brings her the exciting rush of first love, but whose presence brings hushed whispers and disapproving glances. She might not see race, colour or creed ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Desmond and the Very Mean Word

    Illustrated by AG Ford ...
    Based on a true story from Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s childhood in South Africa, Desmond and the Very Mean Word reveals the power of words and the secret of forgiveness.Features an audio read-along read by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. When Desmond takes his new bicycle out for a ride through his neighborhood, his pride and joy turn to hurt and anger when a group of boys shout a very mean word at him. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi

    Book 2 - Sunny's Adventures
    Sunny Nwazue is back in this gripping sequel to Nnedi Okorafor's What Sunny Saw in the Flames. Sunny has settled into life at the Leopard Society, with friends Orlu, Chichi and Sasha. Her magic powers continue to grow under the tutelage of her mentor Sugar Cream, as Sunny studies her strange Nsidi book and begins to understand her spirit face, Anyanwu.But Sunny cannot escape from her destiny, and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun

    by Tolá Okogwu ...
    Black Panther meets Percy Jackson in this action-packed and empowering middle-grade superhero series about a British-Nigerian girl who learns that her Afro hair has psychokinetic powers. Soon to be a feature film with a major streamer!I close my eyes, trying to push the power bubbling in me back down . . . Hairbands snap as my hair shoots out like superfine arrows, tearing through everything in ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Journey to Jo’Burg (HarperCollins Children’s Modern Classics)

    series HarperCollins Children’s Modern Classics
    This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa’s apartheid.Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away from their grandmother to Johannesburg to find their mother, who works there as a maid. Their journey illustrates at every turn the grim realities of apartheid ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Between Heaven and Earth

    by Eric Walters ...
    Book 1 - Seven (the Series)
    DJ is David McLean's eldest grandson, so it stands to reason that he be the one to scatter his beloved grandfather's ashes. At least that's how DJ sees it. He's always been the best at everything – sports, school, looking after his fatherless family – so climbing Kilimanjaro is just another thing he'll accomplish almost effortlessly. Or so he thinks, until he arrives in Tanzania and everything ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Dead Boys' Club

    'If they ever come here,' his father had warned, 'drop everything. Just run and hide!' And now they were here. God's Freedom Army or whatever their name was. Bringers of blood and suffering. Rebels! Killers! Every one of them.Hundreds of thousands of children are abducted from their homes and used as boy soldiers. This is the story of one them. 12-year-old Sam is ripped from his village in Uganda ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Christophe's Story

    Illustrated by Karin Littlewood ...
    This is the story of a young Rwandan refugee now living in the UK. Christophe is having trouble getting used to his new school, new language and new life. Life has been very lonely for him. Most of all he misses his grandfather who they had to leave behind. His teacher persuades Christophe to share his story with his classmates - so he tells them of the terrifying day the soldiers came to his ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Paper House

    by Lois Peterson ...
    series Orca Young Readers
    Life is hard for ten-year-old Safiyah in the Kibera slum outside Nairobi. Too poor to go to school, she makes a meager living for herself and her grandmother Cucu by selling things she finds at the garbage dump. After using scavenged paper to fix up the inside of the hut, Safiyah starts a mural on the outside. As word of the paper house spreads, Safiyah begins to take pride in her creation. When ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Golden Boy

    by Tara Sullivan ...
    **“Harrowing but ultimately redemptive…the murder of Tanzania's albinos is a real and horrific phenomenon of the past 15 years, a cold fact that makes the fictional events in ‘Golden Boy’ more moving and consequential than those in any dystopian young-adult chase-drama.”—The Wall Street Journal*"A riveting snapshot of one Tanzanian boy who makes himself matter."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review* ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD