• When Tilly befriends an ugly and feared old woman in her village, she is surprised to discover that she is really an aqua pixie! Faithfully waiting for rain to come and restore her lake, Aqua Pixie Kakasha has been in hiding for many years. Can Tilly help her find her way back home or will Kakasha give up on Lake Pululu and become a real human? Traditional Chinese culture and magical folktales integrated with modern fairytale conventions. Strong female characters and themes of bravery, loyalty and friendship. Beautifully illustrated in full colour.
  • Aster attends a school for gifted kids, but she doesn’t think she’s special at all. If she was, her mother wouldn’t have left. And if she isn’t careful, everyone else will leave her too. Aster’s Good, Right Things is the compelling tale of 11-year-old Aster’s experience with an anxiety disorder and her journey to find self-acceptance and happiness. The novel also tackles themes of friendship, parental separation, resilience, diversity and gender norms. With isolation being particularly harmful to already vulnerable young people, COVID-19 is exacerbating already concerning levels of mental health issues. The authenticity of Aster’s experience lets readers know that hope is just waiting to be found. Aster's Good, Right Things has been shortlisted in the 2021 CBCA Awards for Younger Readers.    
  • Hait mail...broken windows...graffiti...a missing galah...what does it all mean? Hairy Legs, the foul-mouthed, but much loved pet shop galah has been stolen. The residents of Tompkin Park are devastated. None more than Britt Brady, whose orderly life is thrown into chaos as she and Dimi pursue Hairy Legs's captors - a pursuit that ultimately leads them into the dark and dangerous world of organised crime.....
  • Juniper Jasper has a most unusual ambition - to discover the world's first cure for baldness. With the help of an orang-utan, who has a little hair to spare, she cooks up the perfect potion. Trouble is, there are three evil villains who will stop at nothing to snatch Junipers Baldness Balm!
  • Maddie tries to be nice to everyone. Even weird, chicken-obsessed Tahlia. BUT she’d way prefer to hang out with the cool K-girls at school. The only problem is that they don’t seem interested in her anymore. And at Year 6 camp Maddie has a decision to make: how far will she go to be popular? Will she be able to live with the guilt when she finally has everything she’s been hoping for? Follow Maddie’s hilarious antics with chickens, secrets and undies in the latest adventure at Kangaroo Valley Public School.
  • Paris May 1910...Linda's father is missing in Paris, and her only clue is the Jack of Spades card that was sent to their home in London. In the family code, 'Jack of Spades' means danger. But it is not her father's handwriting on the envelope! Setting out to look for him, Linda is soon whirled into a frightening world where nothing is as it seems. As she works against time to try and solve the mystery of her father's disappearance with the help of some new friends, Linda begins to realise that she has stumbled into a dark and dangerous conspiracy which threatens the future of the whole world.
  • What do you do when an evil reporter wreaks havoc in a quiet coastal  town? Sonny Fink writes online news that is uploaded at one minute past midnight every night. The news is always frightfully awful and if Sonny writes it, it is bound to happen! Thirteen-year-old detective and reporter; Scoop McLaren and her best friend Evie set on a mission to discover everything about this mysterious Sonny Fink ...
  • Feisty detective editor, Scoop McLaren, is back and this time the mystery has her sailing into uncharted waters! When Fletcher, Scoop’s childhood friend enters the Higgity Harbour top surfing competition, strange things start happening … It looks like someone could be out to stop Fletcher from winning! With her roving reporter, Evie, by her side, Scoop investigates all avenues. Can she track down and rescue her friend to solve this monster wave of a mystery once and for all?
  • A 2020 CBCA notable book in the younger reader category! Sometimes I feel like the glass in my fish tank - people look right through me. Twelve- year-old Tilly dreams of becoming a marine scientist, but she doesn't even own a swimsuit. She lives in a drought - stricken town with her mum and younger brother Oliver, who is autistic.
  • Shipwrecked at the far end of the world in a land at war. Befriended by runaways fated to harrowing paths. In constant danger from warriors, bandits and superstitious villagers who take his blue eyes and pale skin as proof that he’s a demon… Young Daniel Marlowe and his Japanese ‘tomodachi’, his friends, Otsu and Kenji, are about to stumble into a stomach-knotting adventure where a ferocious public test of samurai virtue and a murder investigation will collide. Their hazardous journey promises answers. The hope of being joyfully reunited, the risk of confirming loss. But the spirit world has its own part to play in their destinies, for someone -or something- waits watchfully in the ancient Forest of the Night.
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