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  • Death Sets Sail

    by Robin Stevens

    *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

  • The Butterfly Lion

    by Michael Morpurgo and 1 more

    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

  • Spud - The Madness Continues

    by John van de Ruit

    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 and 1 more

    series Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #6
    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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Outbreak

    Code Red

    by Chris Ryan

    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 - Learning to Fly

    by John van de Ruit

    Spud Milton (practically a man in most areas) is hoping for a smooth ride as he returns to boarding school as a senior. But instead he finds his vindictive arch-enemy is back to taunt him and a garrulous new boy has taken residence in his dorm, along with the regular inmates and misfits he calls friends. Spud's world has never felt more uncertain as he attempts to master Shakespeare, girls, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Spud

    by John van de Ruit

    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

  • Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

    by John van de Ruit

    SPUD - EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR - the hilarious final instalment in Spud Milton's turbulent teenage years by comedian John van de Ruit..'Dare I say it... for the first time in my life I feel like I'm on a bit of a roll.'Spud Milton is in his final year at boarding school. Now a prefect and on the cusp of adulthood, he thinks this may be his best year yet. But soon his life is as chaotic as ever as ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dear Olly

    by Michael Morpurgo

    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

    $6.49 AUD

  • Good Morning, Gorillas

    by Mary Pope Osborne and 1 more

    series Magic Tree House (R) #26
    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

    $7.03 AUD

  • Egyptian Curse (Time Hunters, Book 6)

    by Chris Blake

    series Time Hunters #6
    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

    by Andrea Davis Pinkney and 1 more

    "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

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Egypt Game

    by Zilpha Keatley Snyder and 1 more

    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

  • 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

  • Between Heaven and Earth

    by Eric Walters

    series 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

    $8.13 AUD

  • Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi

    by Nnedi Okorafor

    series Sunny's Adventures #2
    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

    $11.21 AUD

  • Christophe's Story

    by Nicki Cornwell and 1 more

    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

    $11.32 AUD

  • Desmond and the Very Mean Word

    by Douglas Carlton Abrams and 2 more

    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

    $12.31 AUD

  • Armel's Revenge

    by Nicki Cornwell and 1 more

    Christophe's been given the job of looking after the new boy in his class. But Armel's surly attitude makes him very difficult to be friends with. And when he realises that there is more to Armel's hostility than meets the eye, Christophe is suddenly forced to make painful discoveries about the history of the country he once called home - Rwanda. Can Christophe and Armel leave the past alone? ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • My Name Is Blessing

    by Eric Walters and 1 more

    Based on the life of a real boy, this warm-hearted, beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Baraka, a young Kenyan boy with a physical disability. Baraka and eight cousins live with their grandmother. She gives them boundless love, but there is never enough money or food, and life is hard --love doesn't feed hungry stomachs or clothe growing bodies, or school keen minds. Baraka is too ... Read more

    $22.10 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

    $11.32 AUD

  • The Ugly Duckling

    by Rachel Isadora and 1 more

    Set in the wilds of Africa, Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora's stunning interpretation of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale portrays African animals and landscapes with beautiful detail. As the ugly duckling searches for a place where he can fit in, Isadora's vibrant collages capture the beauty in everything from glistening feathers to shimmering sunsets. ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Dead Boys' Club

    by Geoffrey Malone

    '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

  • Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari

    by Jill Osborne

    series Faithgirlz / The Good News Shoes
    If you’re gonna run for your life,you gotta wear the right shoes.Pre-teen shoe model Riley Mae laces up her flaming orange Sole Fire running shoes for another ad campaign—this time in Kenya, Africa! Kenya is the perfect place for runners to train, with its high elevation and encouragement from Olympic athletes. It’s also a great hiding place for Riley and her Swiftriver friends from so-called ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD