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  • Dragon Legend

    by Katie Tsang and 1 more

    series Dragon Realm
    The second adventure in the ROARsome DRAGON REALM series for 9+ readers! Perfect for those looking for edge-of-your-seat adventure.'Splendidly addictive' – GuardianBilly Chan and his friends are not having a very relaxing summer. Their friend, Dylan, has been kidnapped by the evil Dragon of Death and it’s up to them to travel through time, back to the dang... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Shadow

    by Michael Morpurgo

    Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storytellerA stunning and moving novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller – featuring the bravest dog in all the world…This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words – a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Kumiko and the Dragon's Secret

    by Briony Stewart

    Kumiko and the Dragon's Secret continues the fantasy adventure of Kumiko, a young Japanese girl who is guarded by the dragon, Tomodo. Danger surrounds Kumiko's family. The sinister shadow catchers kidnap Kumiko's sister, Arisu, seeking to absorb the dragons' magical powers through the royal human bloodline of Kumiko's family. Kumiko is the only one who can defeat the shadow catchers. She alone has ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Hachiko

    The True Story of a Loyal Dog

    by Pamela S. Turner and 1 more

    Imagine walking to the same place every day, to meet your best friend. Imagine watching hundreds of people pass by every morning and every afternoon. Imagine waiting, and waiting, and waiting. For ten years. This is what Hachiko did. Hachiko was a real dog who lived in Tokyo, a dog who faithfully waited for his owner at the Shibuya train station long after his owner could not come to meet him. He ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Hungry Ghosts

    by Sally Heinrich

    Sarah hadn’t wanted to come to Australia. She’s been perfectly happy with things how they were in Singapore where school was for learning, and ‘being cool’ was a non-issue. Now Dad was trying his best to make her into a ‘fair dinkum’ Aussie while Mum was determined to hang on to all the old Asian traditions. During the Festival of the Hungry Ghosts Sarah meets the ghost of Pei, a Chinese girl who ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Mister Lee's Fantastic Football Dream

    by PJ Roberts and 1 more

    Singaporean teenager Lee Jun Yong dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Growing up in a family of humble means, in the shadow of Bedok Stadium, the sixteen-year-old is unsure what the future has in store for him. Then one day a chance encounter and some fancy footwork lead to a trial with local professional soccer team Geylang United and suddenly it seems as if Jun Yong’s dream is about to ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Big Wave

    by Pearl S. Buck

    The author of The Good Earth tells a poignant story about two boys whose friendship and courage help them survive an overwhelming tragedyOn a mountainside in Japan, two boys enjoy a humble life governed by age-old customs. Jiya belongs to a family of fishermen; his best friend, Kino, farms rice. But when a neighboring volcano erupts and a tidal wave swallows their village—including Jiya’s family ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • A Wayward Dragon (Book 1): From Komodo to Places Unknown

    by Mark Mulle

    The biggest hunger is the hunger for adventure.Komodo National Park. Home to beautiful forests, wonderful beaches and some of the most unique wildlife species around. It is a popular tourist attraction and thousands flock there every year with excitement in their hearts.Nevertheless, it might not be amazing enough for some. Yes, believe it or not…Blake, a young Komodo dragon who lives in the park ... Read more

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  • The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya (light novel)

    by Nagaru Tanigawa

    series The Haruhi Suzumiya Series #11
    Sometimes, even Haruhi doesn't know what she wants!As the SOS Brigade rings in the New Year with a shrine visit, there's a surprising lack of supernatural or reality-bending phenomena. Despite this, Kyon is as wary as ever. After all, Haruhi has a tendency to turn even the most mundane events into impossible uproars! That danger could not be more apparent than when their club activities lead them ... Read more

    $17.81 AUD

  • Tigers at Twilight

    by Mary Pope Osborne and 1 more

    series Magic Tree House (R) #19
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!Tigers in trouble? That's what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House whisks them and Teddy, the enchanted dog, to a forest in India. The rare tigers are being trapped by greedy poachers! Can Jack and Annie find a way to help? Or will a fierce tiger eat them instead ... Read more

    $7.03 AUD

  • Tikki Tikki Tembo

    by Arlene Mosel and 2 more

    Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of an ancient Chinese folktale has hooked legions of children, teachers, and parents, who return, generation after generation, to learn about the ... Read more

    $10.22 AUD

  • Boys Without Names

    by Kashmira Sheth

    For eleven-year-old Gopal and his family, life in their rural Indian village is over: We stay, we starve, his baba has warned. With the darkness of night as cover, they flee to the big city of Mumbai in hopes of finding work and a brighter future. Gopal is eager to help support his struggling family until school starts, so when a stranger approaches him with the promise of a factory job, he jumps ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Loveboat, Taipei

    by Abigail Hing Wen

    Perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen, this romantic and layered Own Voices debut from Abigail Hing Wen is a dazzling, fun-filled romp.“Our cousins have done this program,” Sophie whispers. “Best kept secret. Zero supervision.”And just like that, Ever Wong’s summer takes an unexpected turn*.* Gone is Chien Tan, the strict educational program in Taiwan that Ever was expecting. In its place ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Cat Who Went to Heaven

    by Elizabeth Coatsworth and 1 more

    A Newberry Medal WinnerThis timeless fable has been a classic since its first publication in 1930, and this beautifully reillustrated edition brings the magic and wonder of the tale to a new generation of readers.In ancient Japan, a struggling artist is angered when his housekeeper brings home a tiny white cat he can barely afford to feed. But when the village’s head priest commissions a painting ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Seven Gods of Luck

    A Japanese Tale

    by David Kudler and 2 more

    series Winter Tales #1
    A Magical Japanese Tale of Generosity Rewarded!Sachiko and Kenji just want to welcome the new year in the proper way, but their mother tells them they don't have the money for a New Year's feast.An act of generosity brings help from an unexpected source in this heartwarming Japanese classic.May the Seven Gods of Luck visit you!Fifteenth Anniversary Editionwith new notes from author David Kudler"A ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Tiffin

    by Mahtab Narsimhan

    A charming, heartbreaking and beautifully evocative novel about fate, friendship and familyEvery day in the vast and vibrant city of Bombay, thousands of dabbawalla delivery-men transport hundreds of thousands of freshly prepared lunches in tiffin boxes, straight from workers' homes and into their offices. Even though the city is a maze of streets, and the tiffins carry a delivery code only ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Round is a Mooncake

    A Book of Shapes

    by Roseanne Thong and 1 more

    A little girl's neighborhood becomes a discovery ground of things round, square and rectangular. Many of the objects are Asian in origin, other universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and pizza boxes, rectangular Chinese lace and very special pencil case. Bright art accompanies this lively introduction to shapes and short glossary explains the cultural significance of the ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Jake Atlas and the Quest for the Crystal Mountain

    by Rob Lloyd Jones

    TREASURE HUNTER, TOMB ROBBER, TROUBLEMAKERJake Atlas and his family are searching for the fifth emerald tablet that will reveal the secret to the history of humankind. At China's Terracotta Army Museum, Jake retrieves a clue to a safe passage into a nearby tomb, where the tablet is believed to be hidden. But when a helicopter appears and blows up the tomb, the Atlases know they are being pursued ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Amal Unbound

    A Novel

    by Aisha Saeed

    Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal's Pakistani village, but she had no complaints, and besides, she's busy pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her dreams are temporarily dashed when—as the eldest daughter—she must stay home from school to take care of her siblings. Amal is upset, but she doesn't lose hope and finds ways to continue learning. Then the unimaginable happens—after an ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • Kick

    by Mitch Johnson

    Budi’s plan is simple...He’s going to be a star, instead of sweating over each football boot he makes, each stitch he sews, each box he packages. He’s going to play for the greatest team on earth, rather than in the square behind the factory where he works.But one unlucky kick brings Budi’s world crashing down, because now he owes the Dragon, the most dangerous man in all Jakarta. Soon it isn’t ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City

    by Wai Chim

    series Chook Chook
    From a talented voice in children’s storytelling comes a heartfelt tale of family, friendship and belonging set against the backdrop of China. Why can't things just go back to normal? The way they were before?’ I whispered in the dark. With chickens Little and Lo now an accepted part of the family, Mei’s happier than ever. That is until Ma decides to marry the one-eyed butcher. Now Mei has a new ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Chu Ju's House

    by Gloria Whelan

    One girl too many . . .When a girl is born to Chu Ju's family, it is quickly determined that the baby must be sent away. After all, the law states that a family may have only two children, and tradition dictates that every family should have a boy. To make room for one, this girl will have to go.Fourteen-year-old Chu Ju knows she cannot allow this to happen to her sister. Understanding that one ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Monkey King Volume 03

    Journey to the West

    by Chao Peng and 1 more

    series Monkey King #3
    Sun Wu Kong, punished by Buddha centuries before, has spent five hundred years buried under Five-Finger Mountain when he encounters San Zang, a priest headed west in search of Buddhist scriptures. On the Goddess of Mercy's instructions, Wu Kong frees himself and assists the priest on a journey to the west that will be fraught with peril. But San Zang soon learns that trouble won't come only in the ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Everlasting Nora

    A Novel

    by Marie Miranda Cruz

    An uplifting young reader debut about perseverance against all odds, Marie Miranda Cruz's debut Everlasting Nora follows the story of a young girl living in the real-life shantytown inside the Philippines’ Manila North Cemetery.After a family tragedy results in the loss of both father and home, 12-year-old Nora lives with her mother in Manila’s North Cemetery, which is the largest shantytown of ... Read more

    $10.77 AUD