- Wolf Girl 2: The Great Escape – Anh Do
I held onto the bars of the truck and howled to my dogs as they fell further and further behind. Sunrise, Brutus, Zip, Nosey and Tiny all ran as hard as they could, but there was no way they could keep up…
At first, Gwen is overjoyed to see another human after four years alone in the wild. But all that changes when she is thrown into the back of a van and stolen away to a prison camp. The situation looks dire—how will her pack find her? Where is her human family? Are the other kids in the camp friends or enemies? But Eagle is fast, the dogs are brave, and bars and fences are no match for the one and only Wolf Girl!
A wildly exciting adventure series for ages 8-14.
- The Last Human – Lee Acon
An unlikely friendship. A dangerous voyage. A story about what it means to be human.
Humans went extinct thirty years ago. Now the world is ruled by machines. And twelve-year-old robot XR_935 is just fine with that. Without humans around there is no war, no pollution, no crime. Every member of society has a purpose. Everything runs smoothly and efficiently.
Until the day XR discovers something impossible. Until the day XR discovers a twelve-year-old human. For ages 9-12.
- Beatrix The Bold And The Riddletown Dragon – Simon Mockler
An enchanting series full of humour, heart and silliness—featuring a bold and brilliant young heroine.
Beatrix the Bold is a queen. A very bold queen. And she’s also only ten years old. But that’s never stopped her from doing anything before, and it’s not going to stop her now. She’s already averted her own kidnapping and fought off an Evil Army.
Now she needs to find her long-lost parents and fend off her villainous aunt Esmerelda. She just has to cross a vast kingdom to get there and save a bunch of children from deadly peril while confronting a terrifying dragon… Easy, right? But when you’re Beatrix the Bold and you’ve got Oi the Boy, Dog the Dog and Wilfred the Wise by your side, you can do anything… For ages 7-9.
- Uki and the Outcasts – Kieran Larwood
From the Ice Wastes beyond the Cinder Wall emerges an unlikely hero. Rejected by his village and left to die, young Uki is given life and unique powers by a long-buried spirit from the time of the Ancients . . . and a life or death mission.
Joined by two other outcasts—a trained assassin who refuses to kill people and a very short rabbit who rides the fastest jerboa on the plains—Uki must capture Valkus, the Spirit of War, before rabbitkind destroys itself in conflict. For ages 7-10.
- The Goldsmith And The Master Thief – Tonke Dragt
Twins Jiacomo and Laurenzo look exactly the same—but they are as different as night and day. Hard-working Laurenzo wants to become a goldsmith; Jiacomo uses his wiles to become an excellent thief.
Being easily mistaken for one another gets them both into and out of all kinds of trouble. From a case of mistaken identity involving the Knight of the Red Rose to the pursuit of the precious silver cups of Talamura, the brothers are caught up in wild adventures that require their combined wisdom and cunning. For ages 10-13.
- The Magic Story Shop – Katja Frixe
Mrs Owl’s magical bookshop is Clara’s favourite place in the whole world. Here, she can settle down and get lost in one of the many books, joke around with Gustaf the rhyming cat, and get advice from Mr King the talking mirror.
But when an antiques dealer claims the mirror is actually his and tries to take it back, Mrs Owl is distraught. Clara and her new friends must find a way to save the bookshop and Mr King. F
- Magic Beach Book And Memory Game – Alison Lester
A beautiful gift package featuring Alison Lester’s all-time favourite beach book plus a memory card game.
Imagine a beach where you can swim, surf, splash through the waves, make sandcastles, hunt for treasure, explore rock pools, muck about in boats, fish from the jetty and build a bonfire under the stars. Come to Magic Beach, where adventure begins…
Magic Beach is a long-standing favourite with children. Now, this bestselling book comes with its own 16-card memory game in a designed box with clear lid. The perfect gift for ages 0-6.
- The Dead World of Lanthorne Ghules – Gerald Killingworth
Edwin really doesn’t want to be a big brother or to make way for an unwelcome interloper in his parents’ affections.
Then Edwin makes an unusual pen-pal, Lanthorne, who introduces him to a strange world filled with dark secrets and thrilling adventures. But when those secrets and adventures start to intrude on Edwin’s life and, more worryingly, on the life of his baby sister, what starts as a little sibling rivalry escalates into a life-or-death threat.
Can Edwin save his baby sister from the terrible dangers of the Dead World? For ages 9-12.
- Old Tom 25th Anniversary Edition – Leigh Hobbs
Celebrating 25 years of Leigh Hobbs’ mischievous and beloved character Old Tom has found his way into the hearts of thousands of children all around the world. This anniversary edition celebrates this lovable rogue and his relationship with the one and only Angela Throgmorton.
First published in 1994, Old Tom remains one of the 2016/17 Children’s Laureate’s best-known characters, starring in many books and in his own television series. For ages 7-12.
- Sam And Julia: Mouse Mansion 1 – Karina Schaapman
Beatrix Potter meets I Spy in this detailed and charming storybook adventure about two mice who love to explore.
Sam and Julia live in a wonderful place called the Mouse Mansion. Sam is SUPER shy and VERY well behaved, while Julia is SUPER curious and VERY stubborn. The two mice couldn’t be more different, but they are the best of friends.
Whenever Julia gets bored, she goes looking for Sam, and they have all sorts of adventures together. They discover a secret cubbyhouse, greet the ragman and learn to make pancakes.
There is a shop that sells everything and a box full of treasure. And—OH NO!—there might even be a rat! The Mouse Mansion is always full of surprises. Won’t you come inside and explore? For ages 4+.
- The Beach Wombat – Susannah Chambers
Sun on the squeaky sand. Sun on the roo. Sun on the riverland. Sun on me and… YOU!
An adventurous young wombat finds his way onto the beach before the rain arrives to send him home for dinner! A heartwarming story inspired by one of Australia’s most loved national parks, Wilsons Promontory. For ages 3-6.
- An Owl Called Star – Helen Peters
When Jasmine and Tom discover an injured barn owl in the woods, they race to save his life. But as Star recovers, Jasmine realises that this beautiful bird is also a deadly hunter. Has Jasmine taken on more than she can handle?
A fantastic series of animal stories for younger readers with brilliant storytelling that will make you laugh and cry. For ages 7-9.
- Princess of Pets: The Snowy Reindeer – Paula Harrison
Animal-mad Princess Bea is ready to help any animal in need, no matter what the royal rules say! While visiting her cousins at the wintery Peruva castle, Bea finds a reindeer hiding in the snow.
The reindeer is cold and hungry, and Bea needs all her skills to keep him safe. Can Bea help the reindeer AND keep him a secret in the busy castle?
- Encyclopedia Of Animals – Jules Howard
Plunge into the diversity of the animal kingdom in this Encyclopedia of Animals. Packed with over 500 creatures, each one is looked at in detail by a natural history expert. From the tiniest sponge to the largest elephant, all entries are gloriously illustrated in this spectacular celebration of life on Earth. For ages 6-9.
- Listen to the Classical Music – Illustrated by Marion Billet
A captivating series of board books with amazing real-life sounds! Adults and children alike will be enchanted by this stunning new addition to the popular Listen To The board book series. Aimed at the very young, this book has a button on every spread, which triggers one of six different pieces of classical music to enjoy, from Vivaldi’s Spring to Mozart’s Turkish March. For ages 2-4.
- Ultimate Slime Extreme Edition – Alyssa Jagan
Take your slime to the next level! In Ultimate Slime Extreme Edition, you’ll find 100+ new, awesome, borax-free slime recipes, ideas and projects from the slime guru. Begin with new ways to make slime. Add colour and character with fun, all-new ingredients.
Create one-of-a-kind slimes with your own special add-ins. Discover cool new ways to play with your slime, including how to make squishies and sculptures! Make the coolest slime ever with Ultimate Slime Extreme Edition! For ages 6-9.
- A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
Old Ebenezer Scrooge is ready for his usual miserly Christmas in his cold, dingy apartment. But that night, the ghost of his dead partner Jacob Marley appears and tells him to expect a visit from three spirits over the next three nights…
Liberty London’s stylish and decorative edition of one of the most popular and famous Christmas novels of all time is perfect for art lovers and readers of all ages.
- The Great Reindeer Disaster – Kate Saunders
When a miniature reindeer named Percy falls down the chimney of the Trubshaws’ holiday cottage, the last thing they expect is to be whisked away to a distant planet—the REAL home of Father Christmas. Nobody minds being stuck there until the computer system has been mended.
But the festive season is in danger! One rogue reindeer has teamed up with the evil Krampus to sabotage everything. Unless Percy and his new friends can track them down, there will be no Christmas! For ages 7-9.