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  • Many Hearts, One Voice: The story of the War Widows’ Guild in Western Australia

    by Melinda Tognini

    When WWII ended, the men who fought and died were not forgotten – but what of their wives and families? For the War Widows’ Guild the fight for rights and recognition had just begun.

    This is the story of how one courageous group of women made a difference to the lives of Australia’s war widows of yesterday and today. Read more »

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  • At My Door

    by Deb Fitzpatrick

    Parcels usually come in a van. Parcels are often heavy boxes or oddly shaped bags. Parcels aren’t delivered late at night on a school night.

    When Poppy Campbell’s dad opens the front door to find a small, very distressed child clinging to a green blanket, the family try their hardest to do the right thing. They make the little girl comfortable…Read more »

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  • Perth new edition

    by Frances Andrijich

    The extraordinary photographs of Frances Andrijich have featured in magazines around the world, but her heart lies in Western Australia. Shooting intuitively and incisively, Andrijich captures Perth and its people like no one else. Brimming with energy, this volume features the latest in Perth’s arts and culture alongside the best of its beaches…Read more »

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  • Bella and the Wandering House

    by Meg McKinlay with illustrations by Nicholas Schafer

    Bella is very surprised one morning to discover her house has moved in the night – not a lot, just a little. Her parents are too busy to notice, but even they can’t pretend it’s not happening when they wake up to find their house on the banks of a lakeRead more »

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  • Revealing the Rothschild Prayer Book c. 1505--1510 from the Kerry Stokes Collection

    by Margaret M. Manion & Kay Sutton

    The Rothschild Prayer Book is an acknowledged masterpiece of Renaissance manuscript illumination. Acquired by the Kerry Stokes Collection in 2014, it includes miniatures of unsurpassed beauty and refined execution by the most renowned and sought-after illuminators of the era. This unique book is a must-have for art historians, scholars and lovers of…Read more »

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  • Sister Heart

    by Sally Morgan

    A young Aboriginal girl is taken from the north of Australia and sent to an institution in the distant south. There, she slowly makes a new life for herself and, in the face of tragedy, finds strength in new friendships.

    Poignantly told from the child’s perspective, Sister Heart affirms the power of family and kinship. Read more »

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  • The Last Viking paperback edition

    Let the pillaging begin! CBC Picture Book of the Year winner, Norman Jorgensen, teams up with illustrator James Foley on this fun picture book about a boy who outwits local bullies by channelling his inner Viking.

    James and Norman run a blog for teachers, students and aspiring authors. It follows the real-time trials, tribulations and joys of creating…Read more »

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  • The Rothschild Prayer Book in Context: Illuminations, paintings and sculptures 1280--1684 from the Kerry Stokes Collection

    The Rothschild Prayer Book is an acknowledged masterpiece of Renaissance manuscript illumination. Acquired by the Kerry Stokes Collection in 2014, it includes miniatures of unsurpassed beauty and refined execution by the most renowned and sought-after illuminators of the era. Here the Rothschild Prayer Book is presented within the wider visual context…Read more »

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  • We All Sleep

    by Ezekiel Kwaymullina with illustrations by Sally Morgan

    Against pink skies kookaburra calls …

    Acclaimed mother-and-son-team Sally Morgan and Ezekiel Kwaymullina take readers on a journey through a day, celebrating the interconnectedness of people and animals in lyrical language and sumptuous colour. Read more »

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  • After This: Survivors of the Holocaust speak

    by Alice Nelson

    On 27 January 2015 the world commemorated the 70-year anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. As the last living witnesses of that terrible time pass away, award-winning writer Alice Nelson presents a powerful collection of fourteen narratives by Australian Holocaust survivors told in their voices. Each individual’s account of the war…Read more »

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Debut novels to be published in UK

Two more Fremantle Press novels are heading to the UK. The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt by Tracy Farr and The Weaver Fish by Robert Edeson will be published by Aardvark Bureau.

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