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  • The History of Australian Crime

    The criminal history of Australia from bushrangers who robbed, raped and murdered their way across the Outback in the late 18th and 19th centuries to today's breed of celebrity villain, from Ned Kelly and Jack the Rammer to Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read and Alan Bond. ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Running Like China

    A memoir of a life interrupted by madness

    From a talented emerging Australian writer, a brave, honest, unforgettable memoir about mental illness that breaks the silence and shatters the taboos to give hope to all those struggling to find their way through.'When I was eleven years old Mum told me, "One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name." Even before I heard these words I was always a child who crammed intense joy ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • JT

    The Making of a Total Legend

    JT. One of the greats, simply the best. He is Johnathan Thurston.As a young Brisbane kid, Johnathan Thurston was written off as too skinny, too slow and too wild to play rugby league professionally. But he defied the odds to become one of the game's greatest players.In this young readers' edition of his bestselling autobiography, follow his journey from his debut with the Canterbury Bulldogs in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • A-Z of Australian Animals

    A beautifully illustrated hardback anthology of 26 of Australia's most fascinating animals from CBCA Honour Book author/illustrator Jennifer Cossins.From the award-winning creator of A-Z OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS comes a stunning non-fiction picture book for boys and girls with a love of animals and a thirst for all things encyclopaedic. This exquisite full-colour picture book is packed with ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Say Yes

    A story of friendship, fairness and a vote for hope

    Once there were two little girls who were best friends. They did everything together. As they got older they weren't allowed to do the same things anymore. Because they looked different. Because of the law.This is a story about the landmark 1967 Referendum, the two women who came together to change the law ... and how the Australian people said YES. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Meet... Don Bradman

    by Coral Vass ...
    Illustrated by Brad Howe ...
    series Meet
    A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia’s history, including cricket’s greatest ever batsman, Sir Donald Bradman.Don Bradman was Australia’s greatest cricketer. This is the story of how he first came to play for Australia, and how his record-breaking feats in the Ashes series became a source of pride and hope during the hard years of the Great ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Let's Explore the Australian Outback

    Australia Travel Guide for Kids

    series Children's Explore the World Books
    The great Australian Outback has been the popular theme used in several movies and stories. The wide expanse of land features peoples and animals that are truly fascinated. Open the pages of this picture book to learn about quick facts that could help build a trove of rich and diverse information. Order your copy today! ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • P.I. Penguin and the Case of the Missing Bottle

    by Bec J. Smith ...
    Book 1 - P.I. Penguin
    Crack detective P.I. Penguin is on the hunt again.Bella’s bottle was there one minute, gone the next!Was it stolen by a nasty bottle thief?Follow the clues to solve the crime, find out where the bottle has gone, and maybe, JUST MAYBE, discover the truth about the ultimate mystery - PI’s missing parents.If your child enjoys adventure stories, solving mysteries and addictive stories, they will want ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings

    Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

    Illustrated by Richard Morden ...
    Have you heard the most bizarre tales from around Australia?Did a UFO drag a family’s car off the road in the middle of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what became of the prime minister who went into the surf and was never seen again?Explore the strangest tales, most incredible encounters and creepiest urban legends in Australia’s history. Read about the investigations and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Walking With the Seasons in Kakadu

    'One wet season day, during my first year living in Kakadu, I was sheltering in a cave with some friends. An old man was telling stories of his youth and country. I remember saying to him, I'd like to walk around the bush for a full year and see and feel the changes each season brings. He replied, Well, go do it!'Join Diane Lucas and Ken Searle as they walk through the bush of northern Australia. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Who Was Steve Irwin?

    Illustrated by Jim Eldridge ...
    series Who Was?
    By popular demand, the 100th Who Was...? subject is Steve Irwin!Steve Irwin did not have a typical childhood. Born in Melbourne, Australia, on February 22, 1962, he was raised on the wildlife park his parents owned. He cared for the animals and especially loved reptiles--he got a python for his sixth birthday! At nine years old, Steve was already helping his father wrestle small crocodiles. He ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?

    Illustrated by John Hinderliter ...
    series Where Is?
    In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef—big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms.The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from the effects ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The First Scientists

    Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First Peoples

    by Corey Tutt ...
    WINNER OF THE 2021 AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM EUREKA STEM INCLUSION PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2022 ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER CHILDRENSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 CBCA 'EVE POWNALL' AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 QUEENSLAND LITERARY AWARDS 'CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD'The First Scientists is the highly anticipated, illustrated science book from Corey Tutt of DeadlyScience. With kids aged 7 to 12 years in mind, this ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • My Outback Childhood (younger readers)

    Growing up in the Territory

    There was something interesting around every corner, be it brumbies and wild donkeys disappearing through the bush, or a little waterhole where the snakes and kangaroos came to drink.Toni's childhood isn't like other kids'. She is only five years old when her mum packs a small suitcase and takes the family over 300 kilometres on a scratchy dirt track to live at Killarney, a remote cattle station ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Pick Up Your Own Mandarin

    by Connie Han ...
    Winter is the best season for mandarin in Sydney. It is amazing to see over 2000 mandarin trees full of fruits. Kids love it. It is one of the best family day out. This book is one of the "Australia is my home" series which lead you to know more about Australia, a beautiful country we are living in. I try to use simple words to make the book easier for kids to read by themselves. ... Read more


  • Royal National Park

    by Connie Han ...
    "Australian is my home" series lead you to know about Australia, a beautiful country we are living in. Words are made simple for beginner readers. You could use it as a entry level reading book to help kid learn. You could also use it as a book help kids learn more about this world. Each page contains photos or pictures. the other one in the series is "Vivid Sydney". There would be more coming. ... Read more


  • Animals of the Australian Outback

    Animal Encyclopedia for Kids - Wildlife

    series Children's Animal Books
    What are the beautiful and scary animals you see in the great Australian outback? Allow your child to discover the diversity of life in Australia through pictures and texts. The fact that this book uses real-life pictures, and not cartoons, make it easy for kids to fall in love with every turn of the page. Pictures, after all, make knowledge universal and easier to understand. Buy a copy now! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Dingo

    by Claire Saxby ...
    Illustrated by Tannya Harricks ...
    Poetic language and glorious illustrations follow a dingo from the comfort of her pack into the darkening landscape in search of food for her family.Can you see her? There — deep in the stretching shadows — a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun.Dingo leaves her sleeping pups with her mate and lifts her head to smell the air. Dusk is a busy time — the time for ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Why I Love Australia

    Illustrated by Daniel Howarth ...
    Featuring children’s own words and heart-warming pictures, this board book, this is the perfect book for children living in, or visiting Australia.‘I love Australia because… ‘This beautiful book combines endearing things said by children about Australia, with fun illustrations of cute Australian animals. And from the beautiful scenery to the plentiful outdoor activities, there is certainly a lot ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Welcome to My Country

    HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Eve Pownell Award for Information Books, 2014Come and spend some time with us at Bawaka. Get a taste of what it is like at different times of the year, and listen to our stories.Laklak Burarrwanga and family invite you to their Country, centred on a beautiful beach in Arnhem Land. Its crystal waters are full of fish, turtle, crab and stingray, to hunt; the land ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Crime Time

    Australians Behaving Badly

    Crime Time – Australians Behaving Badly is a collection of true Australian crime stories ranging from bushrangers such as Ned Kelly and Mad Dan Morgan through to serial killers, fraudsters and modern celebrity criminals. Crime Time contains details of the crimes, biographical details, portraits by Louise Prout and interesting trivia in Did You Know boxes. ... Read more

    $7.95 AUD

  • Nginingawila Ngirramini

    Our Story

    Nginingawila Ngirramini - Tiwi language for 'Our Story' - is a celebration of pride and a window into the lives of nine talented, intelligent and funny teenage girls from the Tiwi Islands.In this collection of inspiring pieces, the girls share stories about their heroes, their sacred places and the happiest moments of their lives. With an introduction by Indigenous Literacy Foundation ambassador ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Vivid Sydney

    by Connie Han ...
    Vivid Sydney is a festival of light, music and idea. I took my son to the light show and he enjoyed it so much. The book is one of the "Australia is my home" series, which will help people learn more about Australia, a beautiful country where we are living in. The text of book is made simple to suit the entry reading level and each book is full of live pictures and photos. Hope you would like it. ... Read more


  • Python

    Illustrated by Mark Jackson ...
    series Read and Wonder
    “This attractive and readable book is an excellent introduction to informational literature and to a fascinating creature.” — School Library JournalPython stirs and slithers out from her shelter, smelling the air with her forked tongue. It’s time to molt her dull scales and reveal the glistening snake underneath. Gliding along a tree, the hungry python stalks her prey. Combining informative facts, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD