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Book Cover: A Boat for Bridget
Meet Bridget. Bridget's father loves to sail. Her mother loves to garden. Is there a problem? Not until Will's love for the sea draws him back to the thrill and excitement of ocean racing, a world he left behind before Bridget was born.

From the author of Captain Mack comes a story in the tradition of the English adventure book, a story to surprise and delight.

Meet Bridget. Bridget's father loves to sail. Her mother loves to garden. Is there a problem? Not until Will's love for the sea draws him back to the thrill and excitement of ocean racing, a world he left...
Published: 01/10/2001
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780702232503
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover: A Christmas Carol

Go on a ghostly journey with Ebenezer Scrooge . . .

Scrooge is a mean old man with no friends or family to love him - he's just so miserable and bitter! One freezing cold Christmas eve, three ghosts pay Scrooge a visit and an eerie night-time journey begins. The Christmas spirits are here to show Scrooge the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, will Scrooge learn to love...

Go on a ghostly journey with Ebenezer Scrooge . . .

Scrooge is a mean old man with no friends or family to love him - he's just so miserable and bitter! One freezing cold Christmas eve, three ghosts pay...

Published: 27/10/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141324524
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover: A Fortunate Life
The remarkable story of an 'ordinary' man. Bert Facey's childhood ended when he was eight years old. That was when his grandmother had to send him away to work for his keep. Bert grew up tough in the vast, wild outback of Western Australia. He lived to eighty-seven, and wrote down his extraordinary story for his grandchildren. In spite of its difficulties and sufferings, he always believed he had had...
The remarkable story of an 'ordinary' man. Bert Facey's childhood ended when he was eight years old. That was when his grandmother had to send him away to work for his keep. Bert grew up tough in the vast...
Published: 01/07/1985
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140320091
RRP: $17.99
Book Cover: A Fortunate Life: Australian Children's Classics
A true classic of Australian literature, the autobiography of A B Facey. Born in 1894 Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn.\r\n 
A true classic of Australian literature, the autobiography of A B Facey. Born in 1894 Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn.\r\n 
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742538204
Price: $12.99
Book Cover: A Fortunate Life: Australian Children's Classics
And that's the way it was. I would often go into the bush and watch the birds and think in some ways they were like me – they had to fend for themselves as soon as the mother bird thought that they were old enough.
And that's the way it was. I would often go into the bush and watch the birds and think in some ways they were like me – they had to fend for themselves as soon as the mother bird thought that they were old enough.
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076895
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover: A Fox Called Sorrow: The Legend of Little Fur
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer and she sings to the ancient trees that protect the small wilderness.
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer and she sings to the ancient trees that protect the small wilderness.
Published: 25/01/2012
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742534602
Price: $12.99
Book Cover: A Fox Called Sorrow: The Legend of Little Fur
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer and she sings to the ancient trees that protect the small wilderness.
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer and she sings to the ancient trees that protect the small wilderness.
Published: 25/01/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143300731
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover: A Ghost In My Suitcase

The flute music stops, and my breath catches in my throat.  Silence falls like a veil.  Then I hear something - no, I feel it in my chest.  'Steady yourself,' Por Por whispers.  'It's here . . . '

When Celeste travels to China to visit her grandmother, she uncovers an incredible family secret.  And with this secret comes danger and adventure.

If Celeste is to save her family...

The flute music stops, and my breath catches in my throat.  Silence falls like a veil.  Then I hear something - no, I feel it in my chest.  'Steady yourself,' Por Por whispers.  'It's...

Published: 02/02/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143303794
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover: A Horse Called Darling: Aussie Chomps

A Horse Called Darling is an exciting new horse story for girls. Penny's horse, Manny, is her pride and joy - until he dies in a horrible riding accident that Penny feels is all her fault. Penny doesn't think she will ever recover, and her parents can't afford to buy her another horse. But then her father brings home a surprise - an unwanted, ugly, mean-spirited horse called Darling ...

A Horse Called Darling is an exciting new horse story for girls. Penny's horse, Manny, is her pride and joy - until he dies in a horrible riding accident that Penny feels is all her fault. Penny doesn't...

Published: 01/02/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143304692
RRP: $12.95
Book Cover: A Little Princess Clothbound Classic

Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in.

But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and generosity are all the riches she truly needs?


Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in.

But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed...

Published: 22/08/2012
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780141341712
RRP: $19.99

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18 Sep 2014
Young novelist Majok Tulba announced as winner of 2014 Kathleen Mitchell Award
Sudanese-Australian writer goes back to his roots to deliver a dark and moving story 17 September 2014 Majok Tulba has been announced as the 2014 winner of the Kathleen Mitchell Award for young novelists.Sudanese-Australian writer Mr Tulba was presented with the award for his debut novel, Beneath the Darkening Sky, by The Trust Company, part of Perpetual, as trustee of the award.

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