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  • A Knot in the Grain

    And Other Stories

    Stories from the world of The Hero and the Crown and other magical places by a New York Times–bestselling Newbery Medal winner.Robin McKinley returns to the mythical setting of The Hero and the Crown and The Blue Sword in this “thrilling, satisfying, and thought-provoking collection” featuring two stories set in the world of Damar, plus three other fantasy tales featuring adventurous, pragmatic, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    Book 2 - Pottermore Presents
    'No Muggle Prime Minister has ever set foot in the Ministry of Magic, for reasons most succinctly summed up by ex-Minister Dugald McPhail (term of office 1858-1865): "their puir wee braines couldnae cope wi' it."' - J.K. RowlingPottermore Presents is a collection of J.K. Rowling's writing from the Pottermore archives: short reads originally featured on with some exclusive new ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Ranger's Apprentice 11

    The Lost Stories

    Book 11 - Ranger's Apprentice
    Excitement, drama and action - and the answers to all your burning questions about the Rangers of Araluen!Everyone knows the legends of the Rangers of Araluen. But no one has heard the whole story - until now. Has Halt told Will the truth about how Will became an orphan? Did Gilan track down Morgarath's lieutenant after the battle of Three Step Pass? Is there to be a royal wedding - or will ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The World’s Worst Pets

    Illustrated by Adam Stower ...
    BE WARNED! AWFUL ANIMALS LURK INSIDE…Millions of readers have loved The World’s Worst Children, The World’s Worst Teachers and The World’s Worst Parents – now they will delight in this ludicrously laugh-out-loud collection of pets, brought to you by the phenomenal Number One bestselling author David Walliams, with every story illustrated in vibrant colour by Adam Stower.These ten tales of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Silver Dream (Interworld, Book 2)

    Book 2 - Interworld
    Sequel to New York Times bestseller INTERWORLD by award-winning writers Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves.Joey Harker is a hero…After mastering the ability to walk between dimensions, Joey helped save the Altiverse from destruction.But rival powers of magic and science are still out there, seeking to control all worlds. InterWorld’s peacekeeping mission is far from finished.And when a stranger ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Old Man and the Sea

    The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953, and the year after, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Ernest Hemingway in 1954. It was the last major work of fiction written by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime. One of his most famous works, this short novel is already a modern classic. It is the superbly told, tragic story of Santiago, an ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • That Moment When: An Anthology of Young Adult Fiction

    Have you ever reached a moment in your life when everything changed? A crossroads of sorts… a point of no return. An event or realization so enormous you knew it would impact you forever in ways you couldn’t begin to understand? Discoveries so momentous they changed everything you thought you knew about the world, and yourself?That Moment When is filled with exactly these kinds of moments. We’ve ... Read more


  • Firebirds Rising

    An Anthology of Original Science Fiction and Fantasy

    Here is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning anthology Firebirds! Firebirds Rising takes readers from deep space to Faerie to just around the corner. It is full of magic, humor, adventure, and?best of all?the unexpected. The one thing readers can count on is marvelous writing. Firebirds Rising proves once again that Firebird is a gathering place for writers and readers of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Funny Stories: And Other Funny Stories

    Swap a bomb for three ice-creams on a train, bounce on a vampire’s bed, eat a pizza that makes you fearless, read the secret diary of a dog, unleash the awesome power of chips, save ten lives with a paper clip, surprise your mum with a chainsaw, use a demolition ball to defeat a bully, live in a house that gets wiped clean more often than a bottom … and lots more! ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Scattered Showers

    Rainbow Rowell has won fans all over the world by writing about love and life in a way that feels true. In her first short story collection Scattered Showers, she gives us nine beautifully crafted love stories.Girl meets boy camping outside a movie theater. Best friends debate the merits of high school dances. A prince romances a troll. A girl romances an imaginary boy. And Simon Snow himself ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The World’s Worst Teachers

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    Millions of young readers have loved the World’s Worst Children tales – now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World’s Worst Teachers. From the phenomenally bestselling David Walliams and illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius, Tony Ross.Think your teachers are bad? Wait till you meet this lot. These ten tales of the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Doctor Who: Tales of Terror

    series Doctor Who
    A new spine-chilling collection of twelve short illustrated adventures packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween 2017!Each short story will feature a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to outwit, and each will star one incarnation of the Doctor with additional appearances from favourite friends and companions such as Sarah Jane, Jo and Ace. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Father Christmas's Fake Beard

    Illustrated by Mark Beech ...
    *Includes 'The Abominable Snow Baby' - the animated film featured on Christmas Day on Channel 4, starring Julie Walters and David Harewood!*A collection of wonderful Christmas stories from the fantastically funny Terry Pratchett. With incredible illustrations from Mark Beech, it's the perfect stocking filler!Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different?Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Tomo

    Friendship through Fiction: An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories

    Features original short fiction in English by authors with a significant connection to Japan by heritage or experience, as well as short fiction in translation (Japanese to English) by Japanese authors.Copies available in early Spring (March) ahead of official selling season to coincide with the first anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami disasters.Unlike the many other post-March ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The World’s Worst Children 3

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight young readers.Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the absolute worst children ever! From ten ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella

    This is a heartwarming children's story of a selfless little girl and her younger siblings.Ameliranne was invited to the squire's tea party when her five siblings were struck with cold and lay in bed. She was reluctant to go and enjoy the delicious cakes and tea without her little brothers and sisters, but before she left, she had an idea. She grabbed the green umbrella although it didn't seem ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    Book 1 - Pottermore Presents
    'Minerva was the Roman goddess of warriors and wisdom. William McGonagall is celebrated as the worst poet in British history. There was something irresistible to me about his name, and the idea that such a brilliant woman might be a distant relative of the buffoonish McGonagall.' - J.K. RowlingPottermore Presents is a collection of J.K. Rowling's writing from the Pottermore archives: short reads ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    Book 3 - Pottermore Presents
    'The Ministry of Magic felt strongly, however, that to construct an additional wizarding station in the middle of London would stretch even the Muggles' notorious determination not to notice magic when it was exploding in front of their faces.' - J.K. RowlingPottermore Presents is a collection of J.K. Rowling's writing from the Pottermore archives: short reads originally featured on ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Hunting Kat

    A riveting stand-alone short story from bestselling author Kelley Armstrong.Kat is a sixteen-year-old vampire, and she's not too happy about it. After an experiment-gone-wrong and a bullet to the heart, she now hungers for human blood, and the worst part about that is the guilt. But guilt isn't the only thing stressing her. Kat is being hunted by the Edison Group, a dangerous Cabal that is ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

    Book 1 - Hogwarts Library book
    "A glance through Muggle art and literature of the Middle Ages reveals that many of the creatures they now believe to be imaginary were then known to be real."As every fan of the Harry Potter stories knows, the shelves of the Hogwarts Library are home to all sorts of fascinating books. There are three in particular you might have heard mentioned by certain Hogwarts students, and that you can add ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The World’s Worst Children

    Illustrated by Tony Ross ...
    From the world’s favourite author, David Walliams – ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters; all in glorious FULL COLOUR!Are you ready to meet the World’s Worst Children? Five beastly boys and five gruesome girls!Like Sofia Sofa – a TV super-fan so stuck to the sofa that she’s turning into one!Or Dribbling Drew – a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard

    A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

    Book 3 - Hogwarts Library book
    "The heroes and heroines who triumph in his stories are not those with the most powerful magic, but rather those who demonstrate the most kindness, common sense and ingenuity."As every fan of the Harry Potter stories knows, the shelves of the Hogwarts Library are home to all sorts of fascinating books. There are three in particular you might have heard mentioned by certain Hogwarts students, and ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Let It Snow

    The #1 New York Times bestseller is now a major Netflix film starring Kiernan Shipka, Shameik Moore, Odeya Rush and Isabela Moner.It's Christmas Eve and the worst blizzard for fifty years has blanketed Gracetown. But as well as snowflakes, love is in the air - and appearing in the most unexpected ways . . .Who'd have thought a freezing hike from a stranded train would end with a delicious kiss ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Annabel: A Delirium Short Story

    by Lauren Oliver ...
    Lena's mother, Annabel, has always been a mystery - a ghost in Lena's past. Until now. Discover her secrets in Lauren Oliver's brilliant original digital story set in the world of international bestsellers Delirium and Pandemonium. Through chapters that alternate between her past and present, Annabel reveals the true story behind her failed cures, her marriage, the births of her children, her ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD