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by Ron Elliott
‘With the whip-crack tenacity of a Raymond Chandler novel, we are pushed right into the heart of the action and emerge breathless and bloodied. Hop into the driver’s seat alongside a cast of drifters, psychotics and hapless losers.’
Reg Cribb, playwright, screenwriter, actor
For the price of two movie tickets, Ron Elliott’s criminally good…Read more »
Richard Woldendorp is one of the best-known landscape photographers in Australia. This updated edition of Richard’s most impressive — and sought after — hardcover photographic book showcases the beauty and drama of the vast Western Australian landscape.
‘The red pindan earth, tawny sands, stretched blue skies and pink wildflowers tell their vibrant…Read more »
Spencer Gray is twelve – finally old enough to join Dad in his glider. His mates are going to be so jealous! Going up is awesome – but when disaster strikes, Spencer will need to be nothing short of amazing.
Praise for the Book
‘The clever writing allows the reader to simultaneously admire the bravery and determination of Spencer…while…Read more »
by Darlene Oxenham with illustrations by Sally Morgan & Tracey Gibbs
A cyclone is coming to Useless Loop. Annie has never been in a cyclone, but everyone else seems to know what to do.
Will it be scary? Will it be boring? Annie finds out the cyclone is both — and more!
About the Waarda Series
Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories and information, is an exciting new Indigenous children’s series…Read more »
by Laura Dudgeon & Sabrina Dudgeon with illustrations by Sally Morgan & Tracey Gibbs
Lilli and Shadow are reunited in an exciting new adventure – only this time it’s Shadow that needs Lilli’s help.
Someone, or something, has taken over Shadow’s home in the big old mango tree. With Nan to lend them a hand, they must find the best solution for everyone.
About the Waarda Series
Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories…Read more »
Full of suspense, Harmless, is the tightly woven story of eight year old Amanda, whose father is in prison, and Rattuwat, a Thai man burying his daughter in a strange land.
Abandoning their broken-down car on the way to the prison’s visiting hour, Amanda and Rattuwat venture into the trackless scrub of Australia’s outer suburbs. As the day…Read more »
It’s the summer of 1987 and Mira is beginning her first year at uni. She’s got a radical new haircut, and an all-black wardrobe — she should be having the time of her life.
But it’s hard to get excited about anything when you’re being smothered by your crazy Italian family, enrolled in a course you’re not interested in, and expecting…Read more »
by Dianne Wolfer with illustrations by Brian Simmonds
In 1914 Jim and Charlie abandon the Australian outback for the excitement and adventure of the war to end all wars. But in the Light Horse they quickly discover the brutal realities of life on the frontline. And nothing will ever be the same again.
Featuring stunning charcoal sketches by Brian Simmonds alongside primary source documents and historical…Read more »