We all think we know the story of Ned Kelly, Australia's most famous outlaw, but we've never seen him in full colour like this before ...
Edward 'Ned' Kelly was born in 1855 into a poor Irish immigrant family in rural Victoria. He grew up loyal to his family, angry at the inj... read more
did soldiers from two famous British regiments attack a group of gold miners early one Sunday morning? What made the miners and their families protest and put their lives in danger? This book brings alive life on the Victorian goldfields. It tells us about power, settlement an... read more
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Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world.
Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian explores the connections made by people, trade, d... read more
From fighting for the right to vote to nursing conscripted young men, Rose's life changes forever when World War I arrives in the peaceful English village of Harefield. With an influx of wounded Australian soldiers, the villagers rally around to provide care and comfort, despite su... read more
The truth about the assault on Gallipoli is finally being told - panel by panel. Gallipoli: The Landing takes the events of 25 April 1915 and presents them in a full-colour comic that's action-packed but historically accurate. Rather than a botched attack planned by indifferen... read more
Ancient Wonders - Then & Nowintroduces children to some of history's most famous civilisations and the amazing palaces, temples and buildings they created. In this interactive and fact-filled tour, kids will discover all about each man-made marvel, what it looks lik... read more
Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers w ere making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong's 'small step' and beyond. But w hy stop the... read more
The little-known story of Reg Saunders, the first Indigenous Australian to become an officer in the Army, retold in action-packed graphic format. Reg Saunders MBE (1920u90) not only survived the World War II battlefields in the Middle East, North Africa, Greece, ... read more
An eye-catching information book filled with one hundred interesting facts to learn from history: who really discovered America, who were the kings and queens we hear a lot about on TV, why America invaded Canada, and lots of other random facts to make history a fun subject!
By the acclaimed creators of Wicked Warriors, Evil Emperors and Dragons, Devils and Rebels. The true story of Australia starts with a piece of land that went for a swim. Millions of years ago it floated away from Africa. Very, very, slowly. It was home to dinos... read more
The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world's best loved heroes and heroines. In this book, you'll find the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the tragic lovers Orpheu... read more
This hard back pocket A-Z is the second in our A is for Alphabet Series after L is for London which was published in November 2011. O if for Olympics is filled with fun and quirky facts about the biggest sporting event in the world, from letter A describing the first modern games sta... read more