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  • World According to Warren, The

    by Craig Silvey with illustrations by Sonia Martinez

    Warren is a guide dog with an inflated ego. He has always known that he was destined for great things. He was born with a good heart. He was going to help people. A Working Dog, with Big Responsibilities…

    Warren’s particular views of the world, together with outstanding illustrations by Sonia Martinez, make this a stand-out book for readers…Read more »

    Price $26.95 Add to cart

  • The Catalpa Escape ebook

    by Joy Lefroy & Mike Lefroy with illustrations by Marion Duke

    In Fremantle Prison six Irish Fenians are alone, half a world away from home. But their powerful friends in America have not forgotten them. Danger, excitement and daring — this is an extraordinary true story.

    Joy and Mike Lefroy researched at length the famous 1876 Fremantle Prison escapeRead more »

  • Call of the Osprey, The

    by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by Brian Harrison-Lever

    The door of the boatshed creaked slowly open and a young boy peered inside. His face lit up in wonder as he looked around.

    When Tom Stevenson meets the Captain he enters an extraordinary world of blisters and barnacles, pirates and gun-runners, shipwrecks and sea creaturesRead more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • Groovy Granny

    by Cate Haynes with illustrations by Shane Tholen

    Our granny is groovy, not like a normal granny at all.
    But when Granny loses her groove, everything changes. No more cherries in the pool at midnight, no more ice-cream for breakfast. No more Groovy Granny. That is, until one incredible day. Read more »

    Price $14.95 Add to cart

  • Pipeline C Y O'Connor Built, The

    by Joy Lefroy & Diana Frylinck with illustrations by Marion Duke

    A lively celebration of the legendary C Y O’Connor’s gigantic endeavour to build the pipeline from Mundaring Weir near Perth to the Kalgoorlie goldfields.
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    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • Trumpet's Kittens

    by Carolyn Polizzotto & Sarah Spinks with illustrations by Marion Duke

    Trumpet’s stomach got fatter and fatter. Sarah hadn’t expected Trumpet to cost so much to feed. ‘This cat is expensive!’ she said. ‘This cat is greedy!’ said James. ‘THIS CAT IS PREGNANT!’ cried their parents. ‘Indeed she is,’ smiled the vet. Read more »

    Price $24.95 Add to cart

  • In Flanders Fields

    by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by Brian Harrison-Lever

    Early on Christmas morning the guns stop firing. A deathly silence creeps over the pitted and ruined landscape. A young soldier peers through a periscope over the top of the trench. Way out in no-man’s-land, he sees a small red shape moving on the barbed wire. A brightly coloured robin is trapped. One wing is flapping helplessly.

    An eloquent counterpoint…Read more »

    Price $14.95 Add to cart

  • Zoo Room, The

    by Louise Schofield with illustrations by Malcolm Geste

    Just before Max’s birthday a card arrived by special post. Inside was an invitation to the Zoo Room restaurant.
    The Zoo Room is wacky, noisy and exciting — even a bit dangerous. It is the restaurant you will never forget, a place where strange and wonderful things can happen. Read more »

    Price $14.95 Add to cart

  • Dredgersaurus, The

    by Kim Scott with illustrations by Peter Kendall

    Find out what happens when a dredgersaurus gets loose on the beach…Read more »

    Price $12.95 Add to cart

  • Sage's Ark

    by Felicity Marshall

    Orphaned and unable to speak, Sage lives with her aunt on a small island, caring for the local wildlife. A gift of magical paint brushes opens up an exciting new world for her, but adventure leads to danger when strangers stumble onto the island. Read more »

    Price $13.95 Add to cart

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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!