AUGUST

The Shop At Hoopers Bend

The Shop At Hoopers Bend

By Emily Rodda

From one of Australia's most renowned children's authors, this is a story about coming home when you ... Read More

Lintang and the Pirate Queen

Lintang and the Pirate Queen

By Tamara Moss

Lintang dreams of having adventures on the high seas. When a deadly mythie attacks the same day the ... Read More

Patty Hits the Court: Game Day!

Patty Hits the Court: Game Day!

By Patty (Patrick) Mills and Jared Thomas

Sport-mad Patty Mills is a star on the footy field, an ace at athletics, a ripper at rugby. So when ... Read More

Pip and Houdini

Pip and Houdini

By J.C. Jones

Pip has one clue about the whereabouts of her birth mother, Cass - an old postcard from Beautiful By ... Read More

Max Booth Future Sleuth - Tape Escape!

Max Booth Future Sleuth - Tape Escape!

By Cameron Macintosh

Max Booth is an 11-year-old shadie urchin living in the Year 2424, struggling to survive. With the c ... Read More

Super Moopers: Nervous Nellie

Super Moopers: Nervous Nellie

By Fiona Harris and Sally Rippin
Illustrated by Scott Edgar

Welcome to Moopertown! In Moopertown, everyone is special – in their own special way! This fun, funn ... Read More

JULY

Marsh and Me

Marsh and Me

By Martine Murray

There's a hill out the back of Joey's house. Hardly anyone goes there - it's not a beautiful place, ... Read More

Pippa's Island: The Beach Shack Cafe

Pippa's Island: The Beach Shack Cafe

By Belinda Murrell

Pippa has just arrived at a new school, in a new town, and even living on a gorgeous island isn't ch ... Read More

Hectic Electric - How to Hypnotise a Droid

Hectic Electric - How to Hypnotise a Droid

By Joshie Lefers

This madcap comedy-adventure series is completely hectic – and also heart-warming, ridiculously funn ... Read More

The Elephant

The Elephant

By Peter Carnavas

‘An elephant?’ Arthur gasped. ‘In your house? But... is it real?’ Olive leaned a little closer and l ... Read More

Dino Hunter - D-Bot Squad 1

Dino Hunter - D-Bot Squad 1

By Mac Park
Illustrated by James Hart

Dinosaurs are back, and on the loose! It's up to D-Bot Squad to catch them. Hunter Marks knows every ... Read More

Cyclones and Shadows

Cyclones and Shadows

By Pat Dudgeon, Laura Dudgeon, Sabrina Dudgeon & Darlene Oxenham

This collection draws together four tales for younger readers. Two stories feature Lilli and her mag ... Read More

JUNE

Polly and Buster - The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster

Polly and Buster - The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster

By Sally Rippin

From Australia’s best-selling female author, Sally Rippin, comes Polly and Buster– a brand new junio ... Read More

Super Con-Nerd

Super Con-Nerd

By Oliver Phommavanh

Hi, I'm Connor and I'm a nerd. I thought I knew all there was to being one. But there are better ner ... Read More

To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse

By Cristy Burne

Isaac arrives on Rottnest Island hoping for an awesome holiday adventure, but his mum would rather h ... Read More

My Dog Gets a Job

My Dog Gets a Job

By Elizabeth Fensham

At almost ten years of age, Eric is now the responsible owner of his dog Ugly. But when Ugly is invo ... Read More

Goodbye, Mr Hitler

Goodbye, Mr Hitler

By Jackie French

This is the story of Johannes, and Frau Timmins, and the strange girl now known as ‘Helga'. It is al ... Read More

MAY

A Different Dog

A Different Dog

By Paul Jennings

The forest is dense and dark. And the trail full of unexpected perils. The dog can’t move. The boy c ... Read More

Looking Up

Looking Up

By Sally Murphy

Pete is hoping - desperately hoping - for a telescope. There's nothing he wants more for his birthda ... Read More

My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

My Australian Story: Our Race for Reconciliation

By Anita Heiss

Mel Gordon loves running, and watching Seinfeld, but mostly she loves Cathy Freeman. It's 2000 and t ... Read More

How to Bee

How to Bee

By Bren MacDibble

Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This ... Read More

Too Many Friends

Too Many Friends

By Kathryn Apel

At school I have lots of friends. I have so many friends that sometimes I don’t know who to play wit ... Read More

Vet Cadets: Welcome to Willowvale Book 1

Vet Cadets: Welcome to Willowvale Book 1

By Rebecca Johnson

Abbey, Hannah and Talika are new recruits at Willowvale boarding school's Vet Cadets program. They a ... Read More

APRIL

The Boy and the Spy

The Boy and the Spy

By Felice Arena

Life has never been easy for Antonio, but since the war began there are German soldiers on every cor ... Read More

Mammoth Mistake, Starring Olive Black

Mammoth Mistake, Starring Olive Black

By Alex Miles

Olive’s latest movie has her character bringing a woolly mammoth back from time. But when Olive take ... Read More

Welcome Home, Harley

Welcome Home, Harley

By Jess Black

A fun, heart-warming series about the puppies that train to become Guide Dogs and the families who h ... Read More

Meg’s Big Mystery

Meg’s Big Mystery

By Jess Black

A fun, heart-warming series about the puppies that train to become Guide Dogs and the families who h ... Read More

The Beast of Hushing Wood

The Beast of Hushing Wood

By Gabrielle Wang

Ziggy Truegood lives in a tiny town deep in Hushing Wood, where strange things are happening. The to ... Read More

Wombat Warriors

Wombat Warriors

By Samantha Wheeler

Mouse by name, mouse by nature. Mouse is not prepared for her last-minute stay at Aunt Evie’s. How w ... Read More

The Blue Cat

The Blue Cat

By Ursula Dubosarsky

A boy stood in the playground under the big fig tree. 'He can't speak English,' the children whisper ... Read More

MARCH

Frankie Fish & The Sonic Suitcase

Frankie Fish & The Sonic Suitcase

By Peter Helliar

In his first ever kids’ book, Australian comedian Peter Helliar takes young readers on a hilarious t ... Read More

Little Witch: Secrets & Spells

Little Witch: Secrets & Spells

By Aleesah Darlison

Secrets & Spells is the first instalment in the sparkling, magical Little Witch series from one ... Read More

Archie Appleby: The Terrible Case of the Creeps

Archie Appleby: The Terrible Case of the Creeps

By Kaye Baillie
Illustrated by Krista Brennan

A missing uncle, a scary aunt and a basement full of the creeps ... Archie gets more than he bargain ... Read More

The Young Magicians and The Thieves' Almanac

The Young Magicians and The Thieves' Almanac

By Nick Mohammed

On a London street, four unlikely friends stand before the astonishingly ordinary-looking blue door ... Read More

The Turnkey

The Turnkey

By Allison Rushby

Flossie Birdwhistle is the Turnkey at London's Highgate Cemetery. As Turnkey, Flossie must ensure al ... Read More

Erratically Epic!

Erratically Epic!

By Adam Wallace
Illustrated by James Hart

Jackson Payne is auditioning for the school play so he can be an acting star. The problem is, instea ... Read More

FEBRUARY

The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler

By Lisa Shanahan

It struck Henry that perhaps he was waiting for the exact right moment to be daring and brave. The e ... Read More

The Secret of the Black Bushranger

The Secret of the Black Bushranger

By Jackie French

The third in a series that explores our secret history. By the 1790’s orphaned Barney Bean finally h ... Read More

History Mysteries - Diamond Jack

History Mysteries - Diamond Jack

By Mark Greenwood

In March 1942, an aircraft prepares for a desperate midnight escape, taking refugees to safety in Au ... Read More

History Mysteries — The Lost Explorer

History Mysteries — The Lost Explorer

By Mark Greenwood

In 1848 the famous explorer Ludwig Leichhardt sets out on an epic journey. His aim is to cross Austr ... Read More

Ball Stars - The Bench Warmers

Ball Stars - The Bench Warmers

By David Lawrence

A fun-filled junior fiction series written in partnership with Basketball Australia. Meet The Bench ... Read More

Sporty Kids - Little Athletics

Sporty Kids - Little Athletics

By Felice Arena
Illustrated by Tom Jellett

Lucy willed herself to run faster. But the girl was sprinting ahead of her! This can't be happening, ... Read More