SEPTEMBER

You Can Change the World

You Can Change the World

By Lucy Bell

Every day, we see a problem we would like to fix. A piece of rubbish in a green, grassy park. Plasti ... Read More

Explorers

Explorers

By DK

Meet famous explorers and adventurers in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Venture i ... Read More

The Internet

The Internet

By Frances Payne

With an emphasis on cybersecurity, this guide to the internet is aimed at children but will also be ... Read More

Software

Software

By Frances Payne

A laptop or tablet is useless without the right software. While we can hold and touch hardware, unde ... Read More

Beauty

Beauty

By Sandra Kendell

'Mrs Lee lives next door, all alone. She hates our tree'… but does Mrs Lee realise how we are connec ... Read More

AUGUST

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

By Pauline Deeves

Jack loves visiting Grandpa in his old train carriage. He loves helping him in the train museum. And ... Read More

Argh! There's a Skeleton Inside You!

Argh! There's a Skeleton Inside You!

By Idan Ben-Barak and Julian Frost

A funny picture book about a fascinating concept in science, by the highly successful duo who brough ... Read More

Democracy and the Australian Government - Elected to Parliament

Democracy and the Australian Government - Elected to Parliament

By Peter Turner

What does it mean to be a Member of the Australian Federal Parliament? What is the difference betwee ... Read More

Democracy and the Australian Government - All the Prime Ministers of Australia

Democracy and the Australian Government - All the Prime Ministers of Australia

By Peter Turner

What does it mean to be Prime Minister of Australia? What are the Prime Minister's duties? What is h ... Read More

3D Printing - The Future is Now

3D Printing - The Future is Now

By Woody Brambles

3D printing is being successfully used in medicine, construction and a range of industries. Take an ... Read More

Searching for Cicadas

Searching for Cicadas

By Lesley Gibbes and Judy Watson

This lovely story about a child and their grandfather searching for cicadas is part of the award-win ... Read More

JUNE

Playing with Collage

Playing with Collage

By Jeannie Baker

A how-to guide to making your own collages, brimful of fascinating hints and tips from a master of t ... Read More

Massive Book of Maps

Massive Book of Maps

By Lorna Hendry

Humans have used maps for thousands of years. They have been hugely important to our understanding o ... Read More

How to Save the Whole Stinkin' Planet

How to Save the Whole Stinkin' Planet

By Lee Constable
Illustrated by James Hart

Let's go on a journey - it's going to be stinky, sticky and pretty gross, but if you want to be a wa ... Read More

Ask a Scientist

Ask a Scientist

By DK

This fun and friendly science book for kids poses 100 real-life questions from kids to Robert Winsto ... Read More

MAY

Love Your Body

Love Your Body

By Jessica Sanders
Illustrated by Carol Rossetti

My body is strong. My body can do amazing things. My body is my own. Freedom is loving your body wit ... Read More

So She Did

So She Did

By Simi Genziuk
Illustrated by Renee Illos Treml

At a time when girls weren't encouraged to be bold and daring, Australian circus rider May Wirth liv ... Read More

Australia's Neighbours - India

Australia's Neighbours - India

By Jane Hinchey

India is one of the most religiously and ethnically diverse nations in the world. Find out what life ... Read More

Moonwalkers

Moonwalkers

By Mark Greenwood
Illustrated by Terry Denton

Dream astronaut dreams, and celebrate Australia's role in one of humanity's greatest achievements, t ... Read More

APRIL

A Cat Called Trim

A Cat Called Trim

By Corinne Fenton
Illustrated by Craig Smith

A delightful and heartwarming picture book about Matthew Flinders's cat, Trim, from best-selling cre ... Read More

Stand Up for the Future

Stand Up for the Future

By Various

Let’s stand up and acknowledge the young Aussies who are using their actions and voices to change ou ... Read More

Technology: Then & Now

Technology: Then & Now

By Charles Hope

Throughout much of human history, people have used the latest technology to entertain and make their ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

By Woody Brambles

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a fascinating and divisive subject. Many people believe it is des ... Read More

Antarctica

Antarctica

By Jane Hinchey

Antarctica is a continent with no government and no permanent population. Find out what life is like ... Read More

MARCH

Australia's Environmental Issues - Pollution

Australia's Environmental Issues - Pollution

By Peter Turner

Pollution can come from nature but is mostly produced by humans. It is a problem that requires rapid ... Read More

Australia's Environmental Issues - Water

Australia's Environmental Issues - Water

By Peter Turner

Water is essential for human life. It is one of the most important resources on the planet, and we a ... Read More

The Magic and Mystery of Trees

The Magic and Mystery of Trees

By DK

Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this gorgeously illustrated nature and science b ... Read More

FEBRUARY

The Importance of the Environment

The Importance of the Environment

By Australian Geographic

You can find many different types of environment around the world, from forest and grassland to sava ... Read More

Say What?! The History of Communication

Say What?! The History of Communication

By Woody Brambles

Amazing photographs accompanied by bite-sized chunks of information! Learn all about amazing world o ... Read More

Science Lab

Science Lab

By Robert Winston

From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run and creating a crane, Science ... Read More

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

By Peter Turner

In Australia, the natural disasters that play an unpredictable part in all our lives are drought, fi ... Read More

The House on the Mountain

The House on the Mountain

By Ella Holcombe
Illustrated by David Cox

REMEMBERING BLACK SATURDAY There is a fire coming, and we need to move quickly. Mum and Dad start pa ... Read More

Australian Backyard Earth Scientist

Australian Backyard Earth Scientist

By Peter Macinnis

Find out where rain comes from and what geysers look like! Read about soil becoming too salty and wh ... Read More