Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers.
Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce ... read more
Before the bushfires--before the front of flames comes roaring over the hills--the ridges are thick with gums. After the fires, the birds have gone. There is only grey ash and melted metal, the blackened husks of cars. And the lost people: in temporary accommodation on the outskirts... read more
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2018-2019 financial year**
This is the only money guide you'll ever need
That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves.
So what... read more
England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . .
Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape... read more
You just dropped off your child at the bus stop. A panicked stranger calls your phone. Your child has been kidnapped.The stranger then explains that their child has also been kidnapped, by a completely different stranger. The only way to get your child back is to kidnap another... read more
1953, Tehran. Roya loves nothing better than to while away the hours in the local stationery shop run by Mr. Fakhri. The store, stocked with fountain pens, shiny ink bottles, and thick pads of writing paper, also carries translations of literature from all over the wo... read more
THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
THE NICKEL BOYS is Colson Whitehead's follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning bestseller THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, in which he dramatizes another strand of ... read more
Lucky and Spike is the thrilling tale of two spinifex hopping mice who leave their burrow each night to race across the plains in search of food. Avoiding predators is a risky business, especially when a feral cat and a ravenous owl are on the hunt. Lucky and Spike are headin... read more
|Author:||Penny Olsen; Lynette Russell|
Would Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson have ever crossed the Blue Mountains without the help of the local Aboriginal people? The invaluable role of local guides in this event is rarely recognised. As sil... read more
|Author:||Bernie Shakeshaft; James Knight|
As a kid, Bernie Shakeshaft's mischievous and reckless behaviour led him to became known as the wild one of his devout Catholic family. It isn't surprising that his path led him to the Northern Territory, a place w... read more
|Author:||Luke Benedictus; Andrew McUtchen; Jeremy Macvean|
Family and Parenting
|Reading Level:||6.5 Wellbeing|
It's official: Dads need a rebrand. The Father Hood celebrates the rapidly-growing tribe of hands-on dads who are discovering that fatherhood is the making of them.
"The most important thing about being a dad is to be an example... read more
A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a lifetime of work. Bruce Pascoe has been described as a 'living national treasure' and his work as 'revelatory'. This volume of his best and most celebr... read more