"His life was like his recurring nightmare- a train to nowhere. But an ordinary life has a way of taking an extraordinary turn. Add a girl whose ears are so exquisite that, when uncovered, they improve sex a thousand-fold, a runaway friend, a right-wing politico, a... read more
|Author:||Lonely Planet Publications Staff|
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|Series:||Lonely Planet Kids Ser.|
Have you ever wanted to find fairies in the garden, meet a unicorn, ride a dragon or share a picnic with a mermaid? Just because you've never seen these magical creatures doesn't mean they don't exist! The Wild Things of stories and the imagination are everywhere, but they're shy... read more
|Series:||Wilder Trilogy Ser.|
|Awards:||Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Young Adult 2018 (Australia).|
Finn, Kas and Willow have survived the winter of storms. Severe winds and cold have kept the Wilders at bay. Now that spring has come, everything has changed. They're being hunted again, and they won't be safe while Ramage wants their blood. But Finn and ... read more
There are few places today that are truly wild. Macquarie Island - a small, wind-blasted rocky outcrop between Tasmania and Antarctica - is still one such place. In exquisite pictures and words, 'A Hostile Beauty' tells the story of this extraordinary Australian outpos... read more
"How can a total stranger understand you better than the people you've known your entire life?"When Lance's '93 Buick breaks down in the middle of nowhere, he tells himself Don't panic. After all, he's valedictorian of his class. First-chair trumpet player. Scholarship winner. Nothing c... read more
One bed.One sheep.One timeless question: Will Sheep Sleep?
Meet Sheep. Sheep's had a very busy day and now he is tired. . . but will Sheep finally be able to sleep? Find out in this surprising and memorable storybook all about friendship, compromise, and of co... read more
When a strudel-loving knight who goes looking for a sweetheart in all the wrong places, disappointment follows. Beautifully illustrated by UK-based artist David Jumble, Will You Be My Sweetheart? is a story about love and friendship, and strange ways people go about finding them.
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
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
A new fantasy-adventure series packed with addictive genre hooks for 9+ readers: code-breaking, cyber-technology, killer robots and a boy hero with a supernatural destiny. Perfect for fans of Percy Jackson, Alex Rider and Dr Who. Packed full of magical code... read more
|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
Willow Moss, the youngest and least powerful sister in a family of witches, has a magical ability for finding lost things - like keys, or socks, or wooden teeth. Useful, but not exactly exciting . . .
Then the most powerful witch in the world of... read more
An interrupted phone call and a mysterious disappearance brings a family's secret past crashing into the present...It's 1969 and small-town girl Faith Taylor longs for the excitement of the city. Leaving her family home in Willow Tree Bend, Faith lands a job at the Angel Ã� Melbourne... read more
|Author:||Aleesah Darlison; Jill Brailsford (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Unicorn Riders Ser.|
Head Rider Willow must confront her past when the Unicorn Riders travel to Arlen to deliver a healing elixir to her dying uncle -- an uncle she hasn't spoken to in years. But when old friendships are betrayed and the town is attacked, the Riders and t... read more