Category:

 Young Adult

At sixteen, neurodivergent Peta Lyre is the success story of social training. That is, until she finds herself on a school ski trip - and falling in love with the new girl. Peta will need to decide which rules to keep, and which rules to break...
I'm Peta Lyre,'... read more

Peta Lyre's Rating Normal

Category:

 Picture Books

Platypus leaves his burrow in the riverbank and dives into the cool green pool. It is dusk and he is hungry. Platypus is always busy, always moving, looking for his next meal. Follow platypus as he plays, swims, dives and scurries around his riverbank home.

Platypus (Nature Storybooks) (PB)

Category:

 Early Readers

Series:Ella Diaries

Ella decides to join Zoe at Pony School for the holidays and when meanie Peach Parker turns up, they fear it will be the WORST idea EVER! But the tables turn when Peach is knocked off her perch by posh girls Letitia and Lavinia. Will Ella's love of horses b... read more

Pony School Showdown (Ella Diaries #6)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:The\Sun Sword Ser.
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

"Magical and exciting, full of wonderful creatures, mysterious codes and puzzles, and with four courageous young heroes and heroines, this series will delight all 8 to 12 year olds. After their village is attacked, a young brother and sister set off... read more

Quest for the Sun Gem (Sun Sword #1)

Category:

 Young Adult

Series:Battlesaurus
Awards:Winner of the Young Adult category of the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards A Junior Library Guild Selection

Fifteen-year-old Willem lives in hiding in a small Belgian village on the edge of the great Sonian Forest. Willem and his mother have been living in secret for most of his life since his father, a famous magician, fell out of favour with the French Emperor ... read more

Rampage at Waterloo (Battlesaurus #1 PB)

Category:

 Junior Fiction/Lower Primary

League of Llamas secret agent Phillipe Llamar is on the run! Determined to clear his name after being framed for a crime he didn't commit, he dons a disguise and goes on the hunt for the true criminal - one Ratrick Tailbiter. But the more Phillipe in... read more

Rogue Llama (#4 League of Llamas)

Category:

 Picture Books

Who drew on these trunks?’ Charlie asked Max.‘They’ll be in big trouble if Mummy sees that!’
Join four reluctant kids on a walk through the bush as they make all sorts of wild discoveries.
But who scribbled a secret message on the scribbly gum trees?

Scribbly Gum Secrets

Category:

 Picture Books

Who drew on these trunks?’ Charlie asked Max.‘They’ll be in big trouble if Mummy sees that!’
Join four reluctant kids on a walk through the bush as they make all sorts of wild discoveries.
But who scribbled a secret message on the scribbly gum trees?

Scribbly Gum Secrets

Sebastian trots off 
at a slow, steady speed 
with a bundle of books 
he'd love someone to read.
 
Where can you find the best spot to hear a story when you're the smallest and slowest one in a big f... read more

Sebastian and the Special Stack of Stories

'Hi there, I'm Sherlock Bones. Who is Sherlock Bones, you ask? Well, I don't like to brag, but my trusty side-kick Watts says I'm the greatest detective in our whole museum. Don't you, Watts? Watts...?'
You might not be able to ... read more

Sherlock Bones And The Natural History Mystery (#1)

Category:

 Historical

Awards:   

Viviane de Faitaud has grown up alone at the Chateau de Belisama-sur-le-Lac in Brittany, for her father, the Marquis de Ravoisier, lives at the court of Louis XVI in Versailles. After a hailstorm destroys the chateau's orchards, gardens and fields an ambitious young Welshman, David... read more

The Blue Rose

Category:

 Young Adult

Awards:   

Chance is a black-and-white thinker until she realises that sometimes there are shades of grey.
Chance is in Year 7 and thinks she has it all - a loving mother, dog Tiges, best friend and almost-sister next door. But when a reality TV team makes over her house, she dis... read more

The Book of Chance