AUGUST

Sunflower

Sunflower

By Ingrid Laguna

Eleven-year-old Jamila is settling into her new life in Australia, along with Mama, Baba and baby Am ... Read More

Gemma Riley and the Fashion Fiasco

Gemma Riley and the Fashion Fiasco

By Jules Van Mil

She has a ginger cat, a sewing tote and plenty of imagination. Can Gemma Riley catch a thief and sav ... Read More

Across the Risen Sea

Across the Risen Sea

By Bren MacDibble

'It's one of them days when everything is off. A hot sweaty night in Rusty Bus means we kids is all ... Read More

Kitty is not a Cat: Lights Out

Kitty is not a Cat: Lights Out

By Bogan Entertainment Solutions and Jess Black

A warmly funny junior-fiction series about Kitty, a little girl who believes she can be anything she ... Read More

A Clue For Clara

A Clue For Clara

By Lian Tanner

'GREETINGS. AM LOOKING FOR A MAJOR CRIME TO SOLVE. PLEASE INFORM ME OF ANY RE-CENT MURDERS, KIDNAPPI ... Read More

Beady Bold and the Yum-Yams

Beady Bold and the Yum-Yams

By Emily Rodda
Illustrated by Lucinda Gifford

On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find... ... Read More

JULY

The Pony Question

The Pony Question

By Jackie Merchant

The happiness of a young girl and a pony in desperate need of saving depends on the other. Essie doe ... Read More

The Mummy Smugglers Of Crumblin Castle

The Mummy Smugglers Of Crumblin Castle

By Pamela Rushby

A crumbling castle, a moat full of crocodiles, a catastrophe of kittens, and let’s not forget the vi ... Read More

Aussie Kids - Meet Mia by the Jetty

Aussie Kids - Meet Mia by the Jetty

By Janeen Brian
Illustrated by Danny Snell

Hi! I'm Mia Jim is coming to stay with us soon. I want to show him the jetty, beach and island. But ... Read More

Aussie Kids - Meet Sam at the Mangrove Creek

Aussie Kids - Meet Sam at the Mangrove Creek

By Paul Seden
Illustrated by Brenton McKenna

Hi! I'm Sam I have a new throw net. My cuz, Peter, and I can't wait to try it out. We want to catch ... Read More

Edie's Experiments - How to Be the Best

Edie's Experiments - How to Be the Best

By Charlotte Barkla
Illustrated by Sandy Flett

I'm Edie and I'm obsessed with science.So I was sure that Annie B and I would win the Eco Fair compe ... Read More

The Secret Library of Hummingbird House

The Secret Library of Hummingbird House

By Julianne Negri

Hattie Maxwell is trying to make sense of her life since the Big Split. It used to be the four of th ... Read More

JUNE

Jack's Secret Summer

Jack's Secret Summer

By Jack Ryder

Join the Secret Summer gang on an unforgettable magical adventure, full of humour and heart - for fa ... Read More

What Zola Did On Monday

What Zola Did On Monday

By Melina Marchetta

Zola loves living on Boomerang Street with her mum and her nonna. Every day of the week is an advent ... Read More

Eloise and the Bucket of Stars

Eloise and the Bucket of Stars

By Janeen Brian

Left in a pail at an orphanage as a baby, only something magical can save Eloise from a miserable li ... Read More

The Power of Positive Pranking

The Power of Positive Pranking

By Nat Amoore

Green Peas is our name and pranking's our game! A symphony of alarm clocks at assembly? Yep, that wa ... Read More

The Theory of Hummingbirds

The Theory of Hummingbirds

By Michelle Kadarusman

A heartfelt #ownvoices story celebrating best friends, wormholes and loving who you are. Alba has be ... Read More

MAY

Lola in the Middle

Lola in the Middle

By Cecily Anne Paterson

Lola is Centre on the netball court, and knows how to keep the team working together from the middle ... Read More

Her Perilous Mansion

Her Perilous Mansion

By Sean Williams

In a strange mansion miles from anywhere, an orphan named Almanac and a twelfth daughter named Etta ... Read More

As Fast As I Can

As Fast As I Can

By Penny Tangey

One girl. One dream. A few hurdles. Ten-year-old Vivian is determined to win a medal at the Olympic ... Read More

Carly Mills Pioneer Girl - A New World

Carly Mills Pioneer Girl - A New World

By Jane Smith
Illustrated by Pat Kan

A groundbreaking new time-travelling fiction book that celebrates the courage and contribution of so ... Read More

Tilda Teaches Cartwheels

Tilda Teaches Cartwheels

By Amy Adeney
Illustrated by Katie Alexander

Tilda is so excited to show Binky and Harry what a superstar swimmer she is, with her splashy splash ... Read More

APRIL

Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell

Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell

By Emily Rodda
Illustrated by Lucinda Gifford

On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find... ... Read More

The Honey Bees

The Honey Bees

By Sally Rippin
Illustrated by Aki Fukuoka

Billie wants to save the planet, and she has a super-dooper new idea: to build a beehive! But why is ... Read More

Ozzy Rules!

Ozzy Rules!

By Nicole Hayes and Adrian Beck

Little Legends follows Oz, Ellie and Sanjay Little, star players for the Fresca Bay Falcons, on a se ... Read More

The List of Things that Will Not Change

The List of Things that Will Not Change

By Rebecca Stead

Mom and Dad told me about the divorce at a 'family meeting'. I sat on the couch, between them. They ... Read More

Aussie Kids - Meet Katie at the Beach

Aussie Kids - Meet Katie at the Beach

By Rebecca Johnson

Hi! I'm Katie. I have a wobbly tooth that won't come out! But it's not going to spoil my trip to the ... Read More

Aussie Kids - Meet Eve in the Outback

Aussie Kids - Meet Eve in the Outback

By Raewyn Caisley

Hi! I'm Eve. I live at a roadhouse in the Nullarbor. We don't get many visitors. But today my cousin ... Read More

Landing with Wings

Landing with Wings

By Trace Balla

A young girl's nature diary is a joyful journey of discovery. From the multi-award-winning creator o ... Read More

MARCH

The Butter O’Bryan Mysteries: The Ghost of Howlers Beach

The Butter O’Bryan Mysteries: The Ghost of Howlers Beach

By Jackie French

Howlers Beach, 1932. Butter O'Bryan lives in a Very Small Castle with his father and three aunts - A ... Read More

The Golden Llama

The Golden Llama

By Aleesah Darlison

The League of Llamas (LOL) are a group of secret llama agents and they're on a mission to save the w ... Read More

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour

By Ally Carter

When 11-year-old April joins a group of kids living at Winterborne Home she doesn't expect to be the ... Read More

Bust a Move

Bust a Move

By Adrian Beck

Think of the COOLEST, FUNNIEST, most HANDSOME kid in school, times it by a gazillion and you get DER ... Read More

The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes

The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes

By Brenda Gurr

When Zinnia Jakes gets a new pastry order for a special medieval crumbling cake, she has no idea whe ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charged Wombats

Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charged Wombats

By Hazel Flynn

Why does each koala in a zoo need 1000 trees? How do you check a tree-kangaroo's pouch for joeys? Wh ... Read More

Edie's Experiments - How to Make Friends

Edie's Experiments - How to Make Friends

By Charlotte Barkla

I'm Edie and I love science. So I when I started at a new school, I decided it could be one giant ex ... Read More

The Besties to the Rescue

The Besties to the Rescue

By Felice Arena

Oliver and Ruby have been besties forever . . . Oliver is trying to record Ruby's awesome trampoline ... Read More

Meet Taj at the Lighthouse

Meet Taj at the Lighthouse

By Maxine Beneba Clarke

Hi! I'm Taj. This is my favourite T-shirt. I brought it to Australia from my old home. My family cam ... Read More

Meet Zoe and Zac at the Zoo

Meet Zoe and Zac at the Zoo

By Belinda Murrell

Hi! I'm Zoe and this is Zac. We're so lucky we live at the zoo! As a birthday treat, we're helping o ... Read More

The Chicken's Curse

The Chicken's Curse

By Frances Watts

Felix and Livia are being pursued across the Roman empire, from the darkest, dampest corner of Gaul ... Read More