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  • Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World

    The highly anticipated sequel to the multi-award-winning international bestseller Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved cult classic about family, friendship and first love, from award-winning author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. This lyrical novel will enrapture readers of John Green, Love, Simon and Call me by your Name.A love story like no other.In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys fell in love. Now they must discover what it means to stay in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Twin Crowns

    Bestselling authors, Catherine Doyle and Katherine Webber, joined forces on an utterly compelling YA romantic fantasy bursting with high-stakes adventure and crossover appeal about twin princesses separated at birth.“Twin Crowns cast a spell on me from the very first pages with its glittering blend of harrowing adventure, charming wit, and intricate world-building. Add in delightful romance and ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Desert Hawk

    The True Story of Stocky Edwards, World War II Flying Ace

    The Desert Hawk is the story of James F. "Stocky" Edwards, one of Canada’s greatest WWII air aces, a fighter pilot who earned his nickname not because of his build, but because he would stand up to anything. A Saskatchewan farm boy whose bird-shooting skills would serve him well later in battle, he joined the RCAF and at 20 years old was leading the 260 Squadron over more senior officers. Edwards ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Horrible Histories: Blitzed Brits

    by Terry Deary ...
    series Horrible Histories
    Do your grandparents moan on about what life was like in the war? Want to know if they’re telling the terrible truth? Read on to explore the horrible hardships the Blitzed Brits suffered while bombs dropped out of the sky! Find out what really happened in Dad’s Army! See how to make a rude noise with a gas mask! Learn why the Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty! Faint at the thought of ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • FAQ Gender

    'We hopen in dit boek de gender-FAQ for once and for all te beantwoorden en de gendergrijze wolken te doen vervagen. Voor ons is het namelijk heel helder; nu jij nog.'Als queer stel krijgen Mandy Woelkens en Thorn de Vries ontzettend veel vragen over gender: van ouders die zien dat hun kind ermee worstelt, van media die graag de juiste persoonlijke voornaamwoorden willen gebruiken maar twijfelen ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Front Desk

    An empowering story of empathy, courage, and hope, based on the author's real-life experience immigrating to the US as a child and working at the front desk of the motel where her parents work.Ten year-old Mia Tang moved to the US for a better life, a freer life, but so far, it's a life where she runs the front desk of a motel while her parents clean rooms. And she's not even allowed to use the ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Blue About Love (Red Dirt Diaries, #2)

    Book 2 - Red Dirt Diaries
    Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad's much-loved Red Dirt Diaries, now with amazing new covers!I'm going to be a bridesmaid.Mat, Lynette and me.Long, pink shiny dresses and flowers in our hair.Leading Miss McKenzie down the aisle to disaster.I think I'm going to puke ...When Blue's favourite teacher announces she's engaged, Blue thinks she must have lost her mind. Why wou... ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Red Dirt Diaries (Red Dirt Diaries, #1)

    Book 1 - Red Dirt Diaries
    Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad's much-loved Red Dirt Diaries series, now with amazing new covers!Blue Weston's life is spiralling out of control.Her parents are sending her to boarding school next year.Her mad twin brothers are building pig chariots in the back shed.Her best friend has been abducted by zombies and replaced with a boy-crazy tween.An... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Time Capsule

    The joy a child finds in making their own time capsule, filled with everyday objects, comes alive in this inviting picture book from the MacArthur “genius grant” recipient and award-winning author of Radioactive.A set of dice. A grandmother’s ring. The key to an old house. A child gathers keepsakes from everyday life, seals them in a jar, and buries them underground. A gift from the present day…to ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • The World’s Worst Parents

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    Millions of young readers have loved the World’s Worst Children tales and revelled in the World’s Worst Teachers with their delightfully dreadful deeds – now prepare for…THE WORLD’S WORST PARENTS! From the phenomenally bestselling David Walliams and illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius, Tony Ross.Are you ready to meet the worst parents ever?Sure, some parents are embarrassing – ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Brawler's Encyclopedia

    An Unofficial Strategy Guide for Players of Brawl Stars

    by Jason R. Rich ...
    The Must-Own Insider's Guide to the Gaming Sensation!Brawl Stars is one of the latest real-time multiplayer gaming phenomena to captivate players all over the world. Players team up in threes to navigate mazes, shoot at enemies, and collect colorful gem stones. In order to triumph, players must react quickly, aim precisely, and develop strategy to perform well in each three-minute match. To keep ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town

    The second, highly anticipated novel from Carnegie-shortlisted author Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock.Come on a journey across the rural American West . . .Meet the teenagers who live in the small towns across these states, separated by distance, but whose stories are woven together in the most unexpected of ways.Whether they are brought together by the spread of wildfire, by the priest who's moved from ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • The Omnivore's Dilemma

    Young Readers Edition

    The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for younger readers“What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers’ adaptation of Pollan’s famous food-chain exploration encourages ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • Amari and the Great Game

    Amari #2

    by B.B. Alston ...
    Book 2 - Supernatural Investigations
    Twelve-year-old Amari is a Junior Agent at the Bureau of Supernatural Investigations, where she deals with all kinds of weird and wonderful creatures and has a weredragon as a roommate. But that’s nothing compared to her biggest challenge: being accepted for who she is. For Amari is a magician, and magicians are the sworn enemies of the supernatural world.After finding her missing brother and ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

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  • The Merciless Ones

    by Namina Forna ...
    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

    $9.89 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mim and the Anxious Artist (The Travelling Bookshop, #3)

    Illustrated by Cheryl Orsini ...
    Book 3 - The Travelling Bookshop
    The right book might just change your life ...Mim Cohen roams the world in a travelling bookshop, with her dad and brother and a horse called Flossy. Flossy leads them where she will, to the place where they're needed most ... the place where the perfect book will find its way home.Now Mim has arrived in elegant Paris where she meets Pierre, a talented but anxious artist who cannot bear to give up ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Black Snake

    The Daring of Ned Kelly

    series The Drum
    Part of the award-winning Young Adult non-fiction series, The Drum.“Everyone looks on me like a black snake.” – Letter from Ned Kelly to Sergeant Babington, July 1870.Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. He was in trouble with the law from the age of 12. He stole hundreds of horses and cattle. He robbed two banks. He killed three men. Yet, when Ned was sentenced to death, thousands ... Read more

    $12.86 AUD

  • The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals

    Think you know about dinosaurs?THINK AGAIN!Discover the mind-blowing truth behind their REAL prehistoric story, told to you by the world's ultimate dinosaur professor. The Age of the Dinosaurs is a must-have for any young dinosaur-enthusiast!You've likely seen Jurassic Park, heard of Godzilla and know about Rex in Toy Story. Dinosaurs are everywhere: on TV, in books, you can search them on the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Going Through Puberty

    A Girl's Manual for Body, Mind & Health

    by Ruth Hickman ...
    series What Now?
    Puberty is an exciting yet challenging time for every girl. Respecting the universal yet unique experience of puberty for every girl, this book shares important medical facts related to puberty and offers trusted advice about your most pressing questions about growing up. No more wondering “is THAT normal?” From personal hygiene to healthy eating to mood swings, this must-have guide book will help ... Read more

    $18.80 AUD

  • The Samosa Rebellion

    Critically acclaimed author Shanthi Sekaran makes her middle grade debut with this timely and stunning novel in which a young boy and his friends must rescue his grandmother from a relocation camp after their country’s descent into xenophobia. Perfect for fans of The Night Diary and Front Desk.Before his grandmother moved from India to the island of Mariposa, Muki Krishnan’s life was good. But now ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • We Are Wolves

    2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Shortlist Book

    The powerful novel from award-winning Australian writer Katrina Nannestad.Shortlisted in the 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Winner of the 2021 Australian Book Design Awards. Longlisted in the 2021 Australian Book Industry Awards.Sometimes it's good to be wild.Sometimes you have to be wild.When the Russian Army marches into East Prussia at the end of the war, the Wolf family must flee. Liesl, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2)

    Book 2 - The Girl, the Dog and the Writer
    'FANS OF ... JACQUELINE HARVEY WILL LOVE THIS BOOK'-- Kids' Book Review on The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in RomeWhen Freja and Tobias arrive in Claviers, Provence, it feels like home. The hilltop village is surrounded by olive groves, lavender fields and drifts of red poppies. The market square hides a world-famous pâtisserie and an antique merry-go-round. Pippin, their precocious young ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Edition

    A true story

    by Karen Levine ...
    'Really, it's a very ordinary looking suitcase. You could fit quite a lot in it. Books, games, treasures, toys. But nothing is inside it now. Across the front, there is a girl's name, Hana Brady. A date of birth: May 16 1931. And Waisenkind. That's the German word for orphan.'Where did Hana Brady come from? Where was she going? What did she pack?What Fumiko finds in Hana's suitcase is a true story ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Salt to the Sea

    by Ruta Sepetys ...
    WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2017It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stories. Fans of The Book Thief or Helen Dunmore's The Siege will be totally absorbed.This inspirational novel ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD