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To My Country by Ben Lawson; Bruce Whatley (Illustrator)
On January 10, Ben touched the hearts of Australians with the reading of his poem To My Country in response to the Australian bushfires. This gorgeous 4 colour book combines Ben's heartfelt words with stunning illustrations by Bruce Whatley.
Home Body by Rupi Kaur
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry. rupi kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and th ...Show more
The Lost Spells by Robert Macfarlane; Jackie Morris
Category: Poetry | Reading Level: near fine
Kindred in spirit to The Lost Words but intriguingly new in form, pocket-sized gem The Lost Spells introduces another beautiful set of spell-poems and artwork by formidable creative duo Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris. Robert Macfarlane is the bestselling author of Mountains of the Mind, The Wild P ...Show more
Sweatshop Women - Volume Two by Winnie Dunn (Editor)
Sweatshop Women is an exciting and contemporary collection of prose and poetry written by women from Indigenous, migrant and refugee backgrounds. In this second volume, Australia's most urgent new voices return to reclaim their stories of culture, sovereignty and diaspora.
Clunk & Jam by Janine Browne (Artist, Illustrator, Editor)
The alternative world of Clunk and Jam is a collection of art, stories, poetry and heart-warming characters like Robin Small, Amelia Bloom, the Army of Ink, Flipper Girl, the New Age BOy and Rose, all bravely exploring the interrelating themes of individuality and difference – and developing a strong se ...Show more
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Category: Poetry | Reading Level: very good
A hardcover gift edition of Milk and Honey, the #1 New York Times bestselling poetry and prose collection by Rupi Kaur, which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. ...Show more
Day Moon - Haiku and Senyru by Jan Napier; Phillips Glen (Illustrator)
For me, haiku are a bit like an old mirror. Sometimes the glass is rippled or clouded, but any reflection holds its truth. The glass may show an image softened or coloured by its own faults and inclusions, but essence remains unchanged.As writers of haiku we try to show the 'aha moments' we find in our ...Show more
Fire of Joy: Roughly 80 Poems to Get by Heart and Say Aloud by Clive James (Editor)
Essentially, this is Clive James' desert island poems: a selection of his favourite verse and a personal commentary on each.The Fire of Joy was the final book Clive James completed before his death in 2019. It takes its title from the French expression Feu de Joie, which refers to a military celebration ...Show more
Maar Bidi: Next Generation Black Writing by Elfie Shiosaki (Editor); Linda Martin (Editor)
In this beautifully crafted, evocative and poignant anthology of prose and fiction, a diverse group of young black writers are encouraged to find strength in their voices and what is important to them. maar bidi is a journey into what it is to be young, a person of colour and a minority in divergent and ...Show more
SWEATSHOP WOMEN Volume 1 by DUNN WINNIE
Sweatshop Women is an exciting and contemporary collection of prose and poetrywritten by women from Indigenous, migrant and refugee backgrounds. In the first volume of this urgent new series, the diverse women of Western Sydney reclaim their stories of love, faith, home and history.