Category: Picture Books (Hardback)
Dad came home one day with one of those old cameras, the kind that use film. But Dad didn't take photos of the regular things people photograph . . . Told in stunning prose, with creative heart-warming illustrations, this book is a celebration of what we hold closest to our hearts.
Category: Children's | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
A powerful, moving story based on a true story about one heroic horse who saved others during a bushfire. Fabish had once been a racehorse. Now he lived in a paddock with the frisky young horses and showed them how to behave. But one hot summer day, a wild wind blew up, and the horses were nervous and f ...Show more
Category: 9-12 Years Middle Readers | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
There are two ways of looking at Aissa's story. She's the miracle girl who escaped the raiders. Or she's the cursed child who called the Bull King's ship to the island. The firstborn daughter of a priestess is cast out as a baby, and after raiders kill her adopted family, she is abandoned at the gates o ...Show more
Category: Young Adult
Winner of the CILIP Amnesty Honour 2017. Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017. Perfect for fans of THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS. This is a beautiful, vivid and deeply moving story about a refugee boy who has spent his entire life living in a detentio ...Show more
Marnie Clark of Curdie Vale can ride but she doesn't have a horse. She dreams of owning one and having the whole world to ride it in. Before too long Marnie is gifted Mrs Margaret 'Maggie' Whitlam, a beautiful, big Clydesdale - bold, fearless and able to jump anything. From the very first ride, Marnie ...Show more
Category: Picture Books (Hardback) | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
At Canteen Creek where we live, there are cheeky dogs everywhere. But when the cheeky goats, donkeys, buffaloes and camels make mischief in the camp, the dogs just lie there - until those pesky animals really go too far. Then the cheeky camp dogs roar into action!..'A funny, uplifting and beautifully wr ...Show more
Join Clancy and Uncle Egg on a rambling, rockhopping adventure in Gariwerd (the Grampians), to find the source of the Glenelg River. A story about following your flow, and the unexpected places you may go.
This beautifully illustrated full-colour picture book is packed with interesting facts and is perfect for young conservationists and students with a keen interest in the world around us. A 2017 CBCA Honour Book. This beautifully illustrated full-colour picture book is packed with interesting facts and i ...Show more
With its enticing and colourful design and its fascinating information, this is a book that children will want to pore over-either at home, in the classroom or on a road trip. This book brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states and territories, and over 120 animals. It is ...Show more