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  • Badudu Stories

    by May O'Brien with illustrations by Angela Leaney

    What’s it like for an Aboriginal child to move from a remote community college to a mainstream school? These are true stories written from the child’s perspective.Read more »

    Price $12.99 Add to cart

  • Darcy Moon and the deep-fried frogs

    by Catherine Carvell with illustrations by Michael Scott Parkinson

    Darcy Moon is an ordinary girl with ordinary problems. She’s low on cash and low on the necessary street cred to fit in with the cool crowd. But Darcy’s life is about to take a great leap forward. When a freaked-out frog asks for help, it’s up to her to fix the food chain, save the swamp and prove that money can’t buy everythingRead more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • The Weaver Fish

    by Robert Edeson

    Help us celebrate the release of the 2012 T.A.G. Hungerford Award winning novel. Buy The Weaver Fish and select a free book club novel from Fremantle Press.

    Cambridge linguist Edvard Tøssentern, presumed dead, reappears after a balloon crash. When he staggers in from a remote swamp, gravely ill and swollen beyond recognition, his colleagues…Read more »

    Price $27.99 Add to cart

  • Swamp: Walking the Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain

    by Nandi Chinna

    NOTE: pre-orders only. Delivery will take place after 28 February 2014.

    Chinna uncovers the lost places that exist beneath the townscape of Perth. For the last four years the poet has walked the wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain – and she has walked the paths and streets where the wetlands once were.

    Chinna writes with great poignancy and…Read more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Reality

    by Ray Glickman

    Six people have been chosen at random. Without their knowledge, Kathy, Mario, Garry, Hannah, Robert and Julia are about to participate in the ultimate game of manipulation.

    A stranger brings them together, but can this ruthless puppeteer really be held responsible for the choices they make? In the end, who is to blame for their actions: for their…Read more »

    Price $26.99 Add to cart

  • Koombana Days

    by Annie Boyd

    The elegant, ultra-modern S.S. Koombana arrived in Western Australia in March 1909. After only three years of Nor’-West service, the ship and her entire complement disappeared in a late-summer cyclone off the Pilbara coast. The vessel has never been found and the tragedy remains unexplained.

    Koombana Days is the story of the ship and of the…Read more »

    Price $39.99 Add to cart

  • Out of the Blue

    by Richard Woldendorp, AM

    Australia is a country of diverse landscapes that seem endless. The flat plains of the outback give way to undulating mountain ranges, serpentine rivers and rugged coastlines.

    Through striking photographs Out of the Blue explores Australia’s natural history and how the continent evolved. From the weathering winds of time to human design, the…Read more »

    Price $75.00 Add to cart

  • Salt Story

    by Sarah Drummond

    Salt Story is the fastest selling new release for 2013/2014. New stock is now available. Order the title from your local bookstore or press the buy button.

    In this warm, lively, salty account of living on and by the sea, Drummond writes of fishing and feuds, of life as an apprentice fisherwoman, and of all the fish that got away.

    Salt StoryRead more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Getting Warmer

    by Alan Carter

    Cato Kwong is back. Back in Boom Town and back on a real case – the unsolved mystery of a missing fifteen-year-old girl. But it’s midsummer in the city of millionaires and it’s not just the heat that stinks. A pig corpse, peppered with nails, is uncovered in a shallow grave and a body, with its throat cut, turns up in the local nightclub. As a…Read more »

    Price $29.99 Add to cart

  • The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

    by Tracy Farr

    This is the story of Dame Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie.

    Lena is Music’s Most Modern Musician; the first theremin player of the twentieth century.

    From the obscurity of a Perth boarding school to a glittering career on the world stage, Lena Gaunt’s life will be made and torn apart by those she gives her heart to.

    Praise for…Read more »

    Price $26.99 Add to cart

From the Catalogue

Light Horse Boy shortlisted for Book of the Year

Albany-based author Dianne Wolfer was shortlisted twice today for the 2014 Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year Awards. Read all about it!