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  • Meet... Captain Cook

    by Rae Murdie ...
    Illustrated by Chris Nixon ...
    Series series Meet
    A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great explorer, Captain Cook.Captain James Cook was an English explorer in the British Royal Navy. In 1768 Captain Cook and his crew on the HMB Endeavour set sail from England in search of new lands and scientific knowledge. This is the story of how Captain Cook discovered the east coast ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Merciless Ones

    by Namina Forna ...
    Series Book 2 - Gilded
    Discover the gripping sequel to Namina Forna's New York Times bestselling YA fantasy, THE GILDED ONES. Set in an ancient West African-inspired world, this series is perfect for fans of CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE and BLACK PANTHER.It's been six months since Deka freed the goddesses in the ancient kingdom of Otera, and discovered who she really is... But war is waging across the kingdom, and the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Secret Sparrow

    by Jackie French ...
    This is the story of women who fought during WWI, but not as nurses or ambulance drivers.In 1917 sixteen-year-old Jean McLain is working as a post-office assistant in England. But when she wins a national Morse code competition, the British army makes a request Jean cannot refuse – to take a secret position as a signaller in France.If Jean can keep the signals flowing between headquarters and the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • Leviathan

    Illustrated by Keith Thompson ...
    Series series Leviathan
    It is the cusp of World War 1, and all the European powers are arming up. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. The Leviathan is a living airship, the most formidable airbeast in the skies of Europe.Aleksandar Ferdinand, prince of the Austro-Hungarian ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Thea Stilton and the Spanish Dance Mission

    A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

    by Thea Stilton ...
    Series Book 16 - Thea Stilton
    Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on this adventure packed with mystery and friendship! The Thea Sisters are visiting friends at a lively festival in Spain. But the theft of a precious fan turns their trip into an investigation! They end up hot on the trail of a secret treasure . . . but they're not the only ones searching for it. Can the mouselets solve the mystery in time? It's a mission ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Holocaust: 3 in 1

    Nazi Propaganda & the Horrors of Gas Chambers in Auschwitz

    by A.J.Kingston ...
    Explore the tragic history of the Holocaust and the horrors of Auschwitz in this compelling book bundle. Through a careful examination of Nazi propaganda, the brutal reality of life in the Jewish ghettos, and the mechanics of the gas chambers at Auschwitz, readers will gain a deep understanding of one of the darkest periods in human history.The first book, "The Untold History of Jewish Ghettos," ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile

    Series series Adventures in Time
    Take a journey to a vanished world with the ADVENTURES IN TIME series - stories so exciting you won't believe they're all trueBorn into the richest dynasty in the world, young Cleopatra has always dreamed of glory and empire. And when she defeats her brother and sister to become Pharaoh of Egypt, she is certain the gods have chosen her for greatness. But then Julius Caesar's war-fleet sails into ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Elly: My True Story of the Holocaust

    by Elly Gross ...
    Told in short, gripping chapters, this is an unforgettable true story of survival. The author was featured in Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. At just 15, her mother, and brother were taken from their Romanian town to the Auschwitz-II/Birkenau concentration camp. When they arrived at Auschwitz, a soldier waved Elly to the right; her mother and brother to the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Hitler's Daughter

    by Jackie French ...
    Winner of the CBCA Book of the Year for Young ReadersDid Hitler's daughter, Heidi, really exist? - What if she did?The bombs were falling and the smoke rising from the concentration camps, but all Hitler's daughter knew was the world of lessons with Fraulein Gelber and the hedgehogs she rescued from the cold. Was it just a story or did Hitler's daughter really exist? And i you were Hitler's ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Beast of Buckingham Palace

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    Fly into a fiery and fantastical future with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams, in an epic adventure of myth and legend, good and evil, and one small boy who must save the world…Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross!It is 2120 and London is in ruins.The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace – but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Kokoda

    Teen edition

    A story of young Australians' mateship and bravery against all odds in WWIIFor Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know just what happened - and just what our troops achieved. In this new edition of his bestselling account of this seminal battle, Peter FitzSimons tells the Kokoda story in a gripping, moving story specially geared for high-school age readers ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Last Paper Crane

    by Kerry Drewery ...
    Illustrated by Natsko Seki ...
    Nominated for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal, joint winner of the UKLA 11-14 Book Award 2021 and winner of the Warwickshire Schools Library Award.'I loved this book ... Kerry's writing is beautiful, lyrical and poetic and has created a story that manages to be heart-warming and life-affirming whilst covering one of the most devastating events of the last century.' Liz Kessler, author of When the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Prince Caspian (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 4)

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    Illustrated by Pauline Baynes ...
    Series Book 4 - The Chronicles of Narnia
    Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full colour on a full colour ebook device, and in rich black and white on all other devices.Narnia… where animals talk… where trees walk… where a battle is about to begin.A prince denied his rightful throne gathers an army in a desperate attempt to rid his land of a false king. But in the end, it is a battle of honour between two men alone that will ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Love That I Have

    by James Moloney ...
    'WINTER CALLS FOR A GOOD BOOK, AND WE'VE FOUND ONE TO RIVAL THE BOOK THIEF'-- The Australian Women's WeeklyMargot Baumann has left school to take up her sister's job in the mailroom of a large prison. But this is Germany in 1944, and the prison is Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin.Margot is shielded from the camp's brutality as she has no contact with prisoners. But she does handle ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Nanberry

    Black Brother White

    by Jackie French ...
    The amazing story of Australia's first surgeon and the boy he adopted.It's 1789, and as the new colony in Sydney Cove is established, Surgeon John White defies convention and adopts Nanberry, an Aboriginal boy, to raise as his son. Nanberry is clever and uses his unique gifts as an interpreter to bridge the two worlds he lives in.With his white brother, Andrew, he witnesses the struggles of the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Diary of a Young Girl

    The Definitive Edition of the World’s Most Famous Diary

    by Anne Frank ...
    THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK IS 'A MONUMENT TO THE HUMAN SPIRIT'One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Edited by her father Otto H. Frank and German novelist Mirjam Pressler, this is a true story to be rediscovered by each new generation._________________________________12th July 1944:'It's difficult in times ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    by John Boyne ...
    Lines may divide us, but hope will unite us.Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust.He’s oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country.All he knows is that he has moved from Berlin to a desolate area where he has no one to play with.Until he meets Shmuel.Shmuel lives in a strange parallel existence on the other side of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Waltz for Matilda (The Matilda Saga, #1)

    by Jackie French ...
    Series Book 1 - The Matilda Saga
    The story behind Banjo Paterson's iconic Australian song.'Once a jolly swagman camped by a BillabongUnder the shade of a Coolibah treeAnd he sang as he watched and waited till his Billy boiledYou'll come a-waltzing Matilda with me...'In 1894, twelve-year-old Matilda flees the city slums to find her unknown father and his farm. But drought grips the land, and the shearers are on strike. Her father ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    Read John Boyne’s powerful classic ahead of the sequel ALL THE BROKEN PLACES

    by John Boyne ...
    'Some things are just sitting there, minding their own business, waiting to be discovered. Like America. And other things are probably better off left alone'Nine-year-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the 'Fury'? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With' ? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Mao's Last Dancer: Young Readers Edition

    Young Readers Edition

    by Li Cunxin ...
    One day, not so very many years ago, a small peasant boy was chosen to study ballet at the Beijing Dance Academy. His mother urged him to take this chance of a lifetime.But Li was only eleven years old and he was scared and lonely, pushed away from all that he had ever known and loved. He hated the strict training routines and the strange place he had been brought to. All he wanted to do was go ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Grandpa’s Great Escape

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    The hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David WalliamsJack’s Grandpa…*wears his slippers to the supermarket*serves up Spam à la Custard for dinner*and often doesn’t remember Jack’s nameBut he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day…An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa – this book takes readers on an ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Hana's Suitcase

    by Karen Levine ...
    Series Book 3 - Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers
    Hana's Suitcase, the acclaimed children's book read by thousands of children around the world - In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo, Japan. Fumiko Ishioka, the center's curator, was captivated by the writing on the outside that identified its owner - Hana Brady, May 16, 1931, Waisenkind (the German word for orphan). Children visiting the center ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Guard (The Selection Novellas, Book 2)

    by Kiera Cass ...
    Series Book 2 - The Selection Novellas
    The second novella set in the world of Kiera Cass's No. 1 New York Times bestselling Selection series – Aspen’s story!Raised as a Six, Aspen Leger never dreamed that he would find himself living in the palace as a member of the royal guard.In ‘The Guard’, readers get an inside look at Aspen's life within the palace walls – and the truth about a guard's world that America will never know.A ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Girl from Snowy River (The Matilda Saga, #2)

    by Jackie French ...
    Series Book 2 - The Matilda Saga
    In the tradition of The Man from Snowy River comes a gripping and courageous sequel to A Waltz for MatildaThe year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across a valley in the heart of Australia, particularly for orphaned sixteen-year-old Flinty McAlpine, who lost a brother when the Snowy River men marched away ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus