Age range 9 to 12 William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times unpeels the layers of some of the most incredible circumstances in Australia's colonial history. Some people may have heard of the famous mutiny on the bounty; others may ... read more
|Series:||In Easy Steps|
Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd Edition is written with the older generation in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading and takes you through the essentials a step at a time. It will help you to: Install or upg... read more
|Series:||Regency Brides: a Promise of Hope Ser.|
Years ago, the man who stole Catherine Winthrop's heart rejected her, and she's never recovered. Now tragedy has brought him back into her life. This time it isn't her heart he's taking; it's her home and her family's good name. These two broken hearts must decide whether thei... read more
An enchanting urban fantasy middle-grade debut--the first book in a trilogy--set in a magical hotel full of secrets. Orphan Elizabeth Somers's malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off to the ominous Winterhouse Hotel, owned by the peculiar Norbridge Falls. Upon arrival, ... read more
A refugee story of extraordinary power and beauty from the Amnesty CILIP Honour-winning author of The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith. Idris is a child refugee, born into a world of tents and fences. He has known no other ... read more
History & Places
If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in the Second World War. Readers can discover why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened ... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Winner of Spear's Book Awards: Novel of the Year 2009 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2009 and Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2010 and Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2010 and Galaxy National Book Awards: Waterstone's UK Author of the Year 2010. Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2010|
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.'
England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the t... read more
When humans start cutting down trees and digging holes in peaceful Dunlath Valley, the wolves know that something is wrong. They send a messenger to the only human who will listen -- Daine, a fourteen-year-old girl with the unpredictable power of wild magic. Daine and her closest c... read more
It is three hundred years since the world toppled on its axis and civilisation was destroyed. In this savagely reshaped world ruled by brigands and war-makers, a rider seeks a lost city. Pursuing a dream to calm the violence in his soul, Jon Shannow, the brigand slayer, desires only ... read more
Morwenna has risked the ire and safety of her village by befriending a wolfchild. Set in the land of Lyonnesse in the year 1099, Wolfchild is the story of Morwenna who meets a wolf and a forbidden stranger, the wild boy, Raw. Despite the rumours, Morwenna beli... read more
Junior Fiction/Lower Primary
|Series:||The Impossible Quest|
Hunted by Lord Mortlake, Tom, Quinn, Elanor and Sabastian flee for cover. The unicorn leads them into the darkness of the Witchwood, where they meet Wilda the witch. Can she be trusted? Danger surrounds, but there's no time to lose. The four unlikely heroes must find the griffin, dragon and sea serpent before it's too late.
Join in the mischief as a little wombat and an echidna puggle play with opposites and word pairs. This beautiful new board book by Renee Treml features her trademark gentle, playful rhymes and stunning illustrations of Australian animals.