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  • Punching the Air

    From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of the Noughts & Crosses series and The Hate U Give.One fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighbourhood escalates into tragedy. ‘Boys just being boys’ turns out to be true only ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Love Her Wild

    Poetry

    For fans of Milk & Honey and Chasers of the Light, the first collection of poetry by Instagram sensation Atticus.Love Her Wild is a collection of new and beloved poems from Atticus, the young writer who has captured the hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of avid followers on his Instagram account @atticuspoetryIn Love Her Wild, Atticus captures what is both raw and relatable about the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

    with illustrations by Rebecca Ashdown

    by T. S. Eliot ...
    Illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown ...
    'The cat himself knows and will never confess...'To celebrate Old Possum's 75th anniversary we have commissioned lively new illustrations from Rebecca Ashdown for T.S. Eliot's original book of Practical Cats. Featuring Macavity, the Mystery Cat; Mr Mistofelees, the Original Conjuring Cat; Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer and all the gang, this is a must for every child's bookshelf and is a great ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • One

    WINNER OF THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2016WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016WINNER OF THE CBI BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016WINNER OF THE CLIPPA POETRY AWARD 2016Grace and Tippi don't like being stared and sneered at, but they're used to it. They're conjoined twins - united in blood and bone.What they want is to be looked at in turn, like they truly are two people. They want real friends. An... ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • Le Petit Prince

    Avec dessins par l'auteur

    series Kentauron
    Le Petit Prince est une œuvre de langue française, la plus connue d'Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Écrit pendant la guerre, et publié en 1943 à New York simultanément en anglais et en français, c'est un conte poétique et philosophique sous l'apparence d'un conte pour enfants.Le langage, simple et dépouillé, parce qu'il est destiné à être compris par des enfants, est en réalité pour le narrateur le ... Read more

    $0.92 AUD

  • The Weight of Water

    Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother head for England. Life is lonely for Kasienka. At home her mother's heart is breaking and at school friends are scarce. But when someone special swims into her life, Kasienka learns that there might be more than one way for her to stay afloat.The Weight of Water is a startlingly original piece of fiction; ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Apple and Rain

    When Apple's mother returns after eleven years of absence, Apple feels whole again. She will have an answer to her burning question – why did you go? And she will have someone who understands what it means to be a teenager – unlike Nana. But just like the stormy Christmas Eve when she left, her mother's homecoming is bitter sweet, and Apple wonders who is really looking after whom. It's only when ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Illustrated Old Possum

    With illustrations by Nicolas Bentley

    by T. S. Eliot ...
    Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley ...
    **A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic.Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad.Some are good, and some are bad . . .The original Old Possum's illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new hardback edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • Unhinged

    by Richard Clark ...
    "Can you imagine a world without doors?" This sweet little picture book imagines how nice life would be if we didn't put barriers between us. For little ones everywhere!... And big ones too! ... Read more

    Free

  • Revolting Rhymes

    by Roald Dahl ...
    Illustrated by Quentin Blake ...
    I bet you think you know this story.You don't. The real one's much more gory.AS SEEN ON BBC ONEFrom Jack in the Beanstalk, Goldilocks and the Three Bears to Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs, wicked beasts, brazen crooks and a ghastly giant star in these hilarious nursery rhymes with BITE! ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Bird and the Elephant

    Philosophy for Young Minds

    by Dominic Smith ...
    “Amazing” - Dr Suess. Well, that’s what we hope he would have said! See what you think?The Bird and The Elephant is a poetic philosophical journey that starts with a chance encounter between and a bird and (that’s right, you guessed it!) an elephant. Join their journey as they step through the jungle talking their way through ten philosophical subjects. Starting with: (in order) Who are we? Where ... Read more

    $4.26 AUD

  • Worm's Wigs

    by LeAnn Jahn ...
    series AlphaBeginnings #23
    Worm has no hair. Yet, he has turned it into a positive and opened up his own company. See how Worm's Wig World has helped others in this book centered around the letter "W." ... Read more

    Free

  • Long Way Down

    Illustrated by Chris Priestley ...
    SHORTLISTED for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, WINNER of the UKLA'A masterpiece from beginning to end.' Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give*AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTSEverybodyran,ducked,hid, tuckedthemselves tight.Pressed our lips to thepavement and prayedthe boom, followed bythe buzz of a bullet,didn't meet us.*After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime... ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • I Don't Want To Be Crazy

    A harrowing, remarkable poetry memoir about one girl's struggle with anxiety disorder. This is a true story of growing up, breaking down, and coming to grips with a psychological disorder. When Samantha Schutz first left home for college, she was excited by the possibilities -- freedom from parents, freedom from a boyfriend who was reckless with her affections, freedom from the person she was ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • Revolting Rhymes (Colour Edition)

    by Roald Dahl ...
    Illustrated by Quentin Blake ...
    Roald Dahl's irreverent and hilarious collection, Revolting Rhymes.This book is filled with revolting rhymes.(Be warned: It's no ordinary Once upon a time).There's poor Cindy whose heart was torn to shreds, because her Prince, he chops off heads!Snow White's dwarfs although awfully nice, are guilty of one shocking vice . . .And what becomes of Goldilocks, that nasty thieving little louse, when she ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Letters to a Young Poet

    These ten letters, written by one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, offer deep and sincere advice to the young poet. They touch on all aspects of life and are valuable to anyone wishing to be a poet and to those who are not. Written with power, style, and conviction these letters will guide and inspire anyone who reads them. ... Read more

    $1.41 AUD

  • Snips, Snails & Puppy Dog Tales: A Children's Story Collection

    series The Indie Collaboration Presents #4
    Another collection of free poems and stories brought to you by The Indie Collaboration. This time we take you to a world of dreams. To far-away lands of magic and wonder, where ducks and children have adventures and learn about the world; where heroes help their friends and elephants get lost.So pack your lunch box, grab your coat and shoes and join us in a land of make believe.I can't wait. Can ... Read more

    Free

  • The Black Flamingo

    by Dean Atta ...
    Illustrated by Anshika Khullar ...
    "Intensely moving and heart-warming" Cosmo"Bold" Guardian"I loved every word" Malorie BlackmanThis is not about being ready, it's not even about being fierce, or fearless, IT'S ABOUT BEING FREE.Michael waits in the stage wings, wearing a pink wig, pink fluffy coat and black heels.One more step will see him illuminated by spotlight.He has been on a journey of bravery to get here... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • People: The Poem

    A Miss Harmony Book of Manners, #1

    series A Miss Harmony Book of Manners #1
    A lighthearted rhyme for young children, illustrated by young children, celebrating the differences of people all over the world.They come in a number for odd shapes and sizesAnd colors and other new kinds of surprises.Some skinny and long, some are round, some are squareSome are close to the ground, others high in the air…One reader comments: “Snuggled in bed we were reading and giggling about ... Read more

    Free

  • Revolting Rhymers: Competition Winners

    Illustrated by Quentin Blake ...
    The Winning Entries of the most REVOLTING Poetry Competition!To celebrate the BBC's new two-part animation of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes, the Roald Dahl Literary Estate launched a poetry competition with a twist, asking chiddlers far and wide to submit their most revolting - and humorous rhymes. We were inundated with thousands of disgusterous entries! To discover our winners, we waded through ... Read more

    Free

  • Michael Rosen's A-Z

    The best children's poetry from Agard to Zephaniah

    by Michael Rosen ...
    From Agard to Zephaniah, the very best of children's poetry from the very best of children's poets appears in this wonderful and exciting anthology edited by Michael Rosen, the Children's Laureate.Coinciding with his laureateship and a very welcome public promotion of the need for children's poetry in our education system, this future classic for Puffin will delight readers young and old, and make ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Limelight

    by Solli Raphael ...
    Limelight is a unique collection of slam poetry paired with inspirational writing techniques. With over 30 original poems in different forms, the book features the viral video sensation ‘Australian Air’, which has been viewed over 4 million times via Facebook. Solli’s work tackles current social concerns for his generation, such as sustainability and social equality, all the while amplifying his ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Cautionary Tales for Children

    Also including: A Moral Alphabet; A Bad Child's Book of Beasts; More Beasts for Worse Children

    Cautionary tales are traditional folklore stories used to teach children of dangers. Hilaire Belloc's 'Cautionary Tales' have been warning children from danger for over a hundred years. This book also includes three more of Belloc's works, 'A Moral Alphabet,' 'A Bad Child's Book of Beasts' and 'More Beasts for Worse Children.' ... Read more

    $1.41 AUD

  • Rhymes-a-lot

    by Janet McNulty ...
    Welcome to the ttown ofRhymes-a-lot.Where its children are a quirky lot.Cockmakes, laplighters, maids, and squirrelsWill take you on quite a whirl.So stop on by and say, "Hello."Don't be shy. It'd be a shame to see you go. ... Read more

    Free