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Boats, Ships and Underwater Craft

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  • Tom Appleby, Convict Boy

    by Jackie French

    A story of transportation and life in a new world from Australia's Children's LaureateAt the tender age of eight, chimney sweep Tom Appleby is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. As one of the members of the First Fleet, he arrives in a country that seemingly has little to offer - or little that the English are used to, anyway.Luckily, not long after tom's arrival in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • True Spirit

    The Aussie girl who took on the world

    by Jessica Watson

    The story of a remarkable girl who followed her dream and conquered the world.On 15 May 2010, after 210 days at sea and 24,285 nautical miles, 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed her yacht, Ella's Pink Lady, triumphantly back into Sydney Harbour. She had become the youngest person to sail solo, unassisted and non-stop around the world.Told in Jessica's own words, this fully updated edition of True ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Maya & Filippo Show Aloha

    Free Books for Kids Ages 4-8

    by Alinka Rutkowska

    "An engaging book to entertain and educate young readers about the Hawaiian lifestyle and culture." - 5 stars from Readers' FavoriteHave you ever been to Hawaii? Let Maya & Filippo show you around! Learn important facts about the islands’ geography and history. Discover the culture of Hawaii with its lei, ukeleles and hula dance. But there’s more. Learn how to live the spirit of Aloha with Maya & ... Read more

    Free

  • Treasure Island

    by Robert Louis Stevenson

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of pirates, treasure, and daring deeds on the high seasJim Hawkins, son of an English innkeeper, finds a map promising buried treasure and feels the call of adventure. Enticed by the promise of untold wealth, Jim goes to sea as a cabin boy. The Hispaniola and its crew, under the leadership of Long John Silver, sail the Spanish Main seeking hidden riches. But ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)

    How the Unsinkable Ship Met with Shocking Disaster . . .

    by Thomas Conklin

    series A Stepping Stone Book(TM)
    Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white photos and full-color underwater photos of the wreck. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Scuffy the Tugboat

    by Gertrude Crampton and 1 more

    series Little Golden Book
    Meant for “bigger things,” Scuffy the Tugboat sets off to explore the world. But on his daring adventure Scuffy realizes that home is where he’d rather be, sailing in his bathtub. For over 50 years, parents and children have cherished this classic Little Golden Book. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • I Survived #1: I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

    by Lauren Tarshis

    series I Survived #1
    The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this new fictional series! In book 1, ten-year-old George is trapped on the Titanic -- how will he survive?Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Cephalox the Cyber Squid

    Book 1

    by Adam Blade

    series Sea Quest #1
    Evil swims beneath the seas of the planet Nemos... When Cephalox the Cyber Squid kidnaps Max's dad, he gives chase in a stolen submarine. Can Max use his bravery, cunning and skill with gadgets to rescue him? And will he discover who controls the terrifying Robobeasts?Dive into Sea Quest and live the adventure!The first in a highly collectable series by bestselling author Adam Blade! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Hardy Boys 39: The Mystery of the Chinese Junk

    by Franklin W. Dixon

    series The Hardy Boys #39
    The Hardys purchase a Chinese junk to use as a ferry service, in order to make some money over the summer. It soon becomes apparent that others are very interested in the ship. ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • The Octonauts and The Growing Goldfish

    by Meomi

    Join global sensations, the Octonauts, in an exciting new title in the classic picture book series that inspired the phenomenally successful animated TV show, broadcast around the world.The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean. From their underwater base, the Octopod, the eight intrepid friends are always ready for fun and excitement!It was a sunny day under ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Captain Pug

    by Laura James and 1 more

    series The Adventures of Pug
    Pug is going on a seafaring adventure. He's had jam tarts for breakfast. He's wearing a smart sailor suit. There's just one problem. Pug is afraid of the water!Captain Pug is the first book in a glorious new illustrated series about roly-poly Pug and his human, Lady Miranda. It was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017 and is perfect for fans of Claude and Squishy McFluff.A ... Read more

    $9.45 AUD

  • Titanic

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on the Titanic

    by Mary Pope Osborne and 2 more

    series Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #7
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better.Track the facts with Jack and Annie!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on the Titanic, they had lots of questions. How many people were aboard the Titanic? Why ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Pirate Boy of Sydney Town

    by Jackie French

    A SWASHBUCKLING ADVENTURE FROM AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATECAN YOU STILL LOVE YOUR FATHER, NO MATTER WHAT HIS CRIMES ARE?Twelve-year-old Ben Huntsmore is the son of a shipowner, an only child who loves the farming life on his mother's family estate, Badger's Hill.But when Ben's father loses their ancestral home in 1809 as payment for a gambling debt, Ben reluctantly joins him in a desperate ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Hello Lighthouse

    by Sophie Blackall

    A beautiful picture book about hope, change and the passing of time. Winner of the Caldecott Medal 2019.On the highest rock of a tiny island at the edge of the world stands a lighthouse. From dusk to dawn, the lighthouse beams, sending its light out to sea, guiding the ships on their way. As the seasons pass and the waves rise and fall, outside, the wind blows; inside, the lighthouse keeper writes ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Octonauts and the Sea of Shade (Read Aloud)

    by Meomi and 3 more

    Hello Kitty meets Star Trek under the sea! Dive in for adventure with these cute new picture book characters.The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean. From their underwater base, the Octopod, the eight intrepid friends are always ready for fun and excitement!All the shadows in the world have gone missing! The Octonauts ravel to the mysterious Sea of Shade to ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Titanic: Lost and Found

    by Judy Donnelly

    series Step into Reading
    Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years.Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later.Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences and are just starting to tackle paragraphs. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes

    by Ed Butts

    In 1679, a French ship called the Griffon left Green Bay on Lake Michigan, bound for Niagara with a cargo of furs. Neither the Griffon nor the five-man crew was ever seen again. Though the Griffon’s fate remains a mystery, its disappearance was probably the result of the first shipwreck on a Great Lake.Since then, more than six thousand vessels, large and small, have met tragic ends on the Great ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition)

    The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue

    by Michael J. Tougias and 1 more

    series True Rescue Series
    On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the shipwreck and a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • The Case of the Captain's Hair

    The Wolflock Cases, #1

    by Rhiannon D. Elton

    series The Wolflock Cases #1
    Join Wolflock, the budding detective with an ego as large as his intellect, as he takes his first steps towards Mystentine University, where he will learn to become the greatest investigator in all of Puinteyle. But not all is what it seems aboard the Silver ice hair vessel, and his journey is threatened by the mysteriously absent Captain.Will he be able to solve the case and begin the study he ... Read more

    Free

  • The Mystery Box

    Jack & Maddie [Picture book for children]

    by Bénédicte Carboneill and 1 more

    series Budding Adventures #4
    Age: From 4 years oldDo you dream of becoming an adventurer?Discover Jack and Maddie’s fantastic journeys!This morning, Jack and Maddie have decided to spend a simple day fishing. They certainly did not expect to find a fabulous treasure hidden in the ocean…The Mystery Box is part of the Budding Adventures series. It is a wonderful adventure about friendship and new discoveries.While young ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Smuggler's Cave

    by Sonya Bates and 1 more

    series Orca Echoes
    Jake and his younger brother Tommy are visiting family at a beach house on the coast. Having already lost a race to his cousin Lexie, Jake can't resist a second chance at victory when she challenges him again. Only this time it's a boat race-to the legendary Smuggler's Cave and back. The ocean is deep and choppy, and the boat is harder to control than Jake thought it would be. When he and Tommy ... Read more

    $6.04 AUD

  • Fergus at the Zoo

    by J W Noble and 1 more

    series Fergus Ferry #2
    Fergus at the Zoo is book 2 of 24 in the Fergus Ferry series.Dr Seuss meets Thomas the Tank Engine in this popular series of rhyming books for 2 to 6 year olds. Come with Fergus, the brave little ferry, and his friends, as they have thrilling adventures and make daring rescues on the harbour. The books, written by author J.W. Noble for his son, also contain subtle parent/child messages.Visit ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Noelle at Sea

    A Titanic Survival Story

    by Nikki Shannon Smith and 1 more

    series Girls Survive
    Thirteen-year-old Noelle feels like the luckiest girl in the world to be cruising the Atlantic aboard the famed Titanic. The trip is made even better by her new friend, Pauline, a girl who is traveling with her father to live in America. The girls spend the first days of the journey exploring, but on the fifth night, Noelle awakes to a sinking ship. Women and children will be rescued first, and ... Read more

    $6.26 AUD

  • The Eye of the North

    by Sinéad O’Hart

    When Emmeline's scientist parents mysteriously disappear, she finds herself heading across the sea to a safe house in Paris. But before she can reach her destination, she is kidnapped from the ship by evil mastermind Doctor Siegfried Bauer, who is bound for the ice fields of Greenland. There he hopes to summon a mythical creature from the depths of the ancient glaciers, a creature said to be so ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD