OCTOBER

Life in Colonial Australia

Life in Colonial Australia

By Marion Littlejohn and Doug Bradby

Life in Colonial Australia describes the day to day lives of ordinary people in Colonial Australia. ... Read More

Bushrangers

Bushrangers

By Charles Hope

Bushrangers have often played a starring role in Australian history. Their criminal exploits - some ... Read More

Book of Australian Animals

Book of Australian Animals

By Charles Hope

Australia is home to some of the most beautiful and unusual animals in the world.Welcome to the wond ... Read More

Meet... Sidney Nolan

Meet... Sidney Nolan

By Yvonne Mes
Illustrated by Sandra Etrovic

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, inc ... Read More

Wombat's Burrow

Wombat's Burrow

By Dee Phillips

Why would an animal live in a hole? Find out the amazing answers as you follow a wombat that is digg ... Read More

SEPTEMBER

Phasmid

Phasmid

By Rohan Cleave
Illustrated by Coral Tulloch

Phasmid presents the amazing true story of the Lord Howe Island Phasmid or Stick Insect. Once though ... Read More

Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle

Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle

By Dorling Kindersley

A comprehensive kids' encyclopedia packed with photos of all modes of transportation, from classic c ... Read More

Migaloo, the White Whale

Migaloo, the White Whale

By Mark Wilson

In the warm tropical waters off the north Australian coast, a very special whale is born: Migaloo, t ... Read More

Coming To Australia: Post War Immigration

Coming To Australia: Post War Immigration

By Scott Forbes

In 1946 a great immigration program began. It was encouraged by a desire to rapidly increase the pop ... Read More

Milestones to Democracy: Creating Modern Australia

Milestones to Democracy: Creating Modern Australia

By Scott Brodie

The story of the progress made by the Australian colonies in the development of their democratic ins ... Read More

AUGUST

The White Mouse

The White Mouse

By Peter Gouldthorpe

The Gestapo called her The White Mouse and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Austral ... Read More

Bob, the Railway Dog

Bob, the Railway Dog

By Corinne Fenton
Illustrated by Andrew McLean

The true story of a little dog who had adventure in his heart and the rattle of the rails in his sou ... Read More

A Family is Like a Cake

A Family is Like a Cake

By Shona Innes

Cakes are made from many different ingredients to create something unique, delicious and amazing. A ... Read More

The Book of Gross Body Facts

The Book of Gross Body Facts

By Charles Hope

The human body is an amazing and complex machine. It is made up of trillions and trillions of cells, ... Read More

Bonny Grows Her Feathers and Learns to Fly

Bonny Grows Her Feathers and Learns to Fly

By Angela Robertson-Buchanan

Bonny is a Rainbow lorikeet. Not long after she hatched, Bonny fell out of her nest. She was rescued ... Read More

Platypus—Nature Storybook

Platypus—Nature Storybook

By Sue Whiting
Illustrated by Mark Jackson

This fantastic new addition to the Nature Storybooks series is about one of Australia's most puzzlin ... Read More

Gold

Gold

By Charles Hope

In the 1850s Australia was gripped by gold fever. People came from all over the world to seek their ... Read More

My First Kitten

My First Kitten

By Dr. Lisa Chimes
Illustrated by Tina Burke

Hi! I'm Dr Lisa Chimes. I work as an emergency vet at an animal hospital. You might have seen me on ... Read More

My First Puppy

My First Puppy

By Dr. Lisa Chimes
Illustrated by Tina Burke

Hi! I'm Dr Lisa Chimes. I work as an emergency vet at an animal hospital. You might have seen me on ... Read More

Ocean : A Children's Encyclopedia

Ocean : A Children's Encyclopedia

By Dorling Kindersley

Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kidsOcean: A Child ... Read More

JULY

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JUNE

Meet Weary Dunlop

Meet Weary Dunlop

By Claire Saxby

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, inc ... Read More

Convicts

Convicts

By Charles Hope

The first European Settlers in Australia were convicts. In just 70 years these unwanted ‘criminals’ ... Read More

The Book of Amazing Incredible Fantastic Facts

The Book of Amazing Incredible Fantastic Facts

By Charles Hope

Fantastic facts are all around us. From the longest to the shortest and the biggest to the smallest, ... Read More

On The Sheep's Back

On The Sheep's Back

By Scott Forbes

As the Australian colonies developed, they began devoting large areas of land to the raising of fine ... Read More

The Right To Vote

The Right To Vote

By Aisling Marlor

Australia's colonies were among the world's leaders in opening up the right to vote to all adult mal ... Read More

The Science Book

The Science Book

By Dorling Kindersley

In this book, all the big ideas in science, are simply explained. It is part of the popular Big Idea ... Read More

MAY

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APRIL

Alice's Food A-Z

Alice's Food A-Z

By Alice Zaslavsky and Kat Chadwick

All the things you ever wanted to know about food and also some things you probably didn't! Dip in a ... Read More

Meet Banjo Paterson

Meet Banjo Paterson

By Kristin Weidenbach

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, inc ... Read More

What Happened When in the World

What Happened When in the World

By Dorling Kindersley

History as you've never seen it before, walk through the past and find out what happened when. Step ... Read More

The Greatest Gatsby

The Greatest Gatsby

By Tohby Riddle

Introducing a new, visually engaging way of presenting grammar. Appealing to the senses and the emot ... Read More

The Skin

The Skin

By Lorna Hendry

The skin is one of the most important parts of the human body. It is the largest organ, and accounts ... Read More

Toys and Games Then And Now

Toys and Games Then And Now

By Charles Hope

This exciting book provides an interesting and engaging look at the history of toys and games The le ... Read More

MARCH

Hippos Are Huge!

Hippos Are Huge!

By Jonathan London
Illustrated by Matthew Trueman

What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile - it's the hippo! They hav ... Read More

Children's Book of Philosophy

Children's Book of Philosophy

By Dorling Kindersley

Children are great at asking the big questions: Where did I come from? Why does the world exist? Wha ... Read More

Exploring Australia

Exploring Australia

By Australian Geographic

Australian Geographic History• Introduces students to a uniquely Australian understanding• Designed ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Lennie the Legend

Lennie the Legend

By Stephanie Owen Reeder

This is the inspiring true story of nine-year-old Lennie Gwyther who, at the height of the Great Dep ... Read More

People on Earth

People on Earth

By Jon Richards and Ed Simkins

Welcome to The World in Infographics! Infographics are an exciting form of data visualisation, using ... Read More

Funny Families

Funny Families

By Dr Mark Norman

If you think your family is funny, imagine being a baby alligator carried around in its mother's mou ... Read More

Across the Forest Floor

Across the Forest Floor

There are rainforests in almost every state and territory of Australia, ranging from tropical to tem ... Read More

A is for Australia

A is for Australia

By Frane Lessac

What is the Fremantle Doctor? Where is Qui Qui? And why are some islands named after days of the wee ... Read More

If…..A Mind-Bending Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

If…..A Mind-Bending Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

By David J Smith
Illustrated by Steve Adams

Imagine if you could condense all 3.5 billion years of life on Earth into just one hour. If you did, ... Read More

The Book of the Sun and the Stars

The Book of the Sun and the Stars

By Charles Hope

The Sun is a star at the centre of our Solar System. There are many billions of stars in the Milky W ... Read More