From Australia's best-selling female author, Sally Rippin, comes Polly and Buster - a brand new junior fiction series about the magic of friendship. Who ever heard of a witch and a monster being friends? Everyone knows that witches don't mix with monsters. Witches ...Show more
In March 1942, an aircraft prepares for a desperate midnight escape, taking refugees to safety in Australia. Just before take-off, the pilot is entrusted with a mysterious, wax-sealed package. But when the plane is shot down by the enemy and crash lands on the Kimberley coast, the package is forgotten-- ...Show more
The bad news? The world is ending. The good news? The Bad Guys are back to save it! Sure, they might have to borrow a rocket . . . And there might be something nasty in one of the spacesuits . . . And Mr Piranha might have eaten too many bean burritos . . . But seriously, how BAD can it be? How bad?! SU ...Show more
Category: Junior Readers | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
A brand new phizz-whizzing edition of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine. George Kranky's Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to ...Show more
Category: Junior Readers | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
With Emmy daring him on, Isaac's life gets more and more exciting. But when things go horribly wrong on their secret midnight adventure, they both wonder whether this time they've gone too far . . .
Hello everybody, it's me, Henrietta P. Hoppenbeek the First (future Queen of the Wide Wide Long Cool Coast of the Lost Socks). I have a baby brother, two white mice, a chocolate-colored dog, a woolly mammoth, and two long green socks with toes. My best friend is Olive Higgie and we've got an EMERGENCY D ...Show more
The new story takes Timmy to Key West, Florida, ostensibly for the honeymoon of his mother and Doorman Dave ¿ if they even got married, which Timmy doubts. Unfortunately for Timmy, crime doesn¿t take a vacation. And because Total has fled to Cuba seeking political asylum, Timmy must rely o ...Show more
In 1848 the famous explorer Ludwig Leichhardt sets out on an epic journey. His aim is to cross Australia from east to west, but he never reaches his destination and no one from his expedition is ever seen again. Countless search parties set out to look for the expedition but no trace is ever found. Unti ...Show more
Category: Early Readers | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She's sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She's sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. And her parents won't let her have a dog. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn't expect that help to come in the form of a croco ...Show more
Making a movie is a lot like going on a road trip. There are twists and turns and lots of surprises along the way.Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid- The Long Haul.Find out what it ...Show more
An archly funny, classic mystery adventure with a magic twist! Lucy Goodly is the new boot girl at Grave Hall, working for the cold, aloof Lord Grave. The other staff - Vonk the Butler, Mrs Crawley the cook and Violet the scullery maid - all seem friendly but Lucy soon notices that strange things are af ...Show more
Evil Agency SHADOW is really rocking the SHINE network. SHINE knows they are planning something but how are they sending their messages? Special Agent EJ12 must not miss a beat. This time she needs to find the code as well as pull the curtain down on SHADOW.