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  • Sack

    by John Kinsella

    This most recent collection from John Kinsella takes its title from a poem of the same name. In the metaphor of the sack tumbling downstream with its cargo of drowned kittens lie layers of use, meaning and representation: love, cruelty, the pastoral, colonisation, landscape and identity. These poems are rich with intimate detail and Kinsella’s often…Read more »

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  • When War Came to Fremantle 1899 to 1945

    by Deborah Gare & Madison Lloyd-Jones

    As Australia’s largest wartime port, Fremantle played a unique role in the nation’s story. Featuring extraordinary photographs, this volume is a fascinating account of our homefront during the Boer War, World War I, World War II and more. It records our history of departure and reunion, victory and celebration, grief and loss, and dissent and activism…Read more »

    Price $45.00 Add to cart

  • On a Small Island

    by Kyle Hughes-Odgers

    On a small island, in a gigantic sea, lives Ari. Ari longs for the large ships to stop at his island, he longs to see remarkable things and to have interesting friends. On a small island, in a gigantic sea, Ari has an idea. A dazzling idea. An irresistible idea…

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
    ‘There is a gentleness to the tone and pace of the book, and…Read more »

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  • Small Wonders: A close look at nature's miniatures

    by Kaisa Breeden & Stanley Breeden

    Award-winning nature photographers Stanley and Kaisa Breeden explore Australia’s small animal life to reveal the wonder and beauty of looking closely into nature. Their specially developed digital photography techniques make it possible to see intriguing details you may never have suspected were there.

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
    ‘This colourful and…Read more »

    Price $39.99 Add to cart

  • Swimming to the Moon

    by Robert Drewe

    From a floury encounter on a baker’s work table to the art of sitting backwards on chairs, from budgie training to spontaneous human combustion, this collection showcases the non-fiction writing of one of Australia’s best-loved authors.

    These pieces encompass suburban portraits and coastal living, affectionate nostalgia and the absurdity of…Read more »

    Price $29.99 Add to cart

  • The Break

    by Deb Fitzpatrick

    The south-west coast is the kind of place people escape to. Unless you have lived there all your life, in which case, you long to get away.

    Rosie and Cray chuck in their city jobs for Margaret River while Liza, Ferg and Sam have been there forever, working the family farm. Under pressure from developers the families unite against change. But when…Read more »

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  • The Last Viking Returns

    by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by

    Josh is as brave as a Viking warrior. And not much can scare a Viking. But when the two littlest Vikings go berserk, Josh, Grandpa and Viking World are all in for a rocky ride.

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
    ‘I loved this story because when my Mum read it to me it made my heart feel good.’ Harvey Wishart, 5 years old, The West Australian

    ‘Young children…Read more »

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  • Crashing Down

    by Kate McCaffrey

    Lucy is in Year 12 and under pressure to succeed. The last thing she needs now is an intense boyfriend. Breaking up with Carl feels like the only way to keep her dreams on track.

    But good decisions can have bad consequences.

    And leaving Carl is going to be a whole lot harder than Lucy could ever have imagined.

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    ‘..Read more »

    Price $19.99 Add to cart

  • Riddle Gully Runaway

    by Jen Banyard

    When junior reporter Pollo implicates the Mayor’s nephew in a spate of local robberies, she sets in train a series of mishaps that only she, her friend Will and her faithful sheep sidekick Shorn Connery can set to rightsRead more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • How I became the Mr Big of People Smuggling

    by Martin Chambers

    Nick Smart is fresh out of school, a wet-behind-the-ears jackaroo on a gap year. But at Palmenter Station, nothing is what it seemsRead more »

    Price $27.99 Add to cart

From the Catalogue

My Superhero selection

My Superhero by Chris Owen and Moira Court has been selected for the prestigious 2014 White Raven list by the International Youth Library.

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