JULY

The Riding Gallery

The Riding Gallery

By Sally Murphy
Illustrated by Martina Heiduczek

Exploring the true story of the St Kilda merry go round during World War 1, by Australia's most reve ... Read More

Superheroes for a Day

Superheroes for a Day

By Dr. Craig Cormick
Illustrated by Lauren Mullinder

In Superheroes for a Day, three autistic friends transform their unique abilities into superpowers t ... Read More

Doubles Disaster

Doubles Disaster

By Ash Barty & Jasmin McGaughey
Illustrated by Jade Goodwin

Welcome to the secret diary of future tennis star Ash Barty and her adventures at Tennis Camp! By As ... Read More

Mackenzie Arnold 1: Finders Keepers

Mackenzie Arnold 1: Finders Keepers

By Mackenzie Arnold

Meet Matildas star goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold as a kid and follow her football and friendship adven ... Read More

Mackenzie Arnold 2: Caught in the Middle

Mackenzie Arnold 2: Caught in the Middle

By Mackenzie Arnold

Meet Matildas star goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold as a kid and follow her football and friendship adven ... Read More

JUNE

Queen of Dogs

Queen of Dogs

By Joe Weatherstone

Maddy’s family are talented and ambitious — sporting trophies, top grades, they collect them all. Bu ... Read More

Pinch Perkins and the Midsummer Curse

Pinch Perkins and the Midsummer Curse

By Cathy FitzGerald
Illustrated by Chloe Dominique

Midsummer’s Eve is about to get a whole lot more magical! Someone is misusing magic. Curses have bee ... Read More

Sharkman and Blowfish: World Domination

Sharkman and Blowfish: World Domination

By David Woodland

Fans of Bad Guys will love this cinematically-illustrated story of a power-hungry shark trying to ta ... Read More

MAY

The Kindness Project

The Kindness Project

By Deborah Abela

A heartwarming verse novel from beloved Australian children's author Deborah Abela. Ms Skye thinks k ... Read More

A Small Collection of Happinesses

A Small Collection of Happinesses

By Zana Fraillon
Illustrated by Stephen Michael King

An unforgettable story of friendship, hope and happiness from renowned Australian writer Zana Fraill ... Read More

The Apprentice Witnesser

The Apprentice Witnesser

By Bren MacDibble

Bastienne Scull is nearly twelve years old and lives a simple life as an apprentice to the Witnesser ... Read More

Kelpie Chaos

Kelpie Chaos

By Deb Fitzpatrick

An uplifting tale of resilience, teamwork and the extraordinary bond between humans and animals. A k ... Read More

Grace the Amazing

Grace the Amazing

By Aleesah Darlison

Grace Marshall is eleven years old. She’s curious, precocious, and eccentric. Her only true friend i ... Read More

Into the Blue

Into the Blue

By Cristy Burne

This new adventure story from award-winning children's author Cristy Burne helps readers learn about ... Read More

Cora Seen and Heard

Cora Seen and Heard

By Zanni Louise

Cora Lane gets tongue-tied, is often ignored and would rather hide in the library than step onto a s ... Read More

APRIL

Tweet

Tweet

By Morris Gleitzman

A boy and his beloved budgie are thrust into an epic adventure that could change everything. Absolut ... Read More

Wurrtoo

Wurrtoo

By Tylissa Elisara
Illustrated by Dylan Finney

Described as an Indigenous Blinky Bill meets Winnie the Pooh, this heartwarming and beautifully illu ... Read More

Mia Megastar

Mia Megastar

By Ada Nicodemou

Lulu Bell meets Glee in a charming and hilarious junior fiction series from beloved Aussie actor Ada ... Read More

The Whisperwicks: The Labyrinth of Lost and Found

The Whisperwicks: The Labyrinth of Lost and Found

By Jordan Lees

A boy who doesn't believe in magic. An impossible world that will change his mind. Eleven-year-old B ... Read More

Batthew Aromascent and the Missing Corpse Flower

Batthew Aromascent and the Missing Corpse Flower

By Ella Mulvey
Illustrated by John Roebuck

The first dazzling book in an exciting new adventure mystery series about the rich world of fragranc ... Read More

Brittany & Co. Take on Paris

Brittany & Co. Take on Paris

By John Larkin
Illustrated by Rebecca Timmis

Brittany and Co. are horse crazy, but when their headmistress, Ms Tralala, bans their actual horses ... Read More

MARCH

Leo and Ralph

Leo and Ralph

By Peter Carnavas

From award-winning storyteller Peter Carnavas comes this stellar novel about space, soccer and the b ... Read More

Losing the Plot

Losing the Plot

By Annaleise Byrd

A tremendous whooshing noise started up. It sounded like a million pages being riffled at once. I ca ... Read More

Pearly and Pig and the Island of Secrets

Pearly and Pig and the Island of Secrets

By Sue Whiting
Illustrated by Rebecca Crane

Third instalment of the fast-paced middle-grade adventure series, following adventurologist Pearly W ... Read More

Outlaw Girls

Outlaw Girls

By Emily Gale
Illustrated by Nova Weetman

From the dream duo of Australian middle-grade comes this time-slip novel that explores the early lif ... Read More

A Room For Ryel

A Room For Ryel

By Emma Cameron

When Ryel and his dad blend their family in three bedroom house with Lonnie and her two sons Darcy a ... Read More

Shower Land - Break the Curse

Shower Land - Break the Curse

By Nat Amoore
Illustrated by James Hart

A hilarious junior fiction series where getting in the shower might send you to another world! Felix ... Read More

11 Ruby Road: 1900

11 Ruby Road: 1900

By Charlotte Barkla

Perfect period fiction for middle-grade girls - for fans of the Our Australian Girl series. It is 19 ... Read More

Right Way Down

Right Way Down

By Chosen by Rebecca M Newman & Sally Murphy
Illustrated by Briony Stewart

Featuring entertaining poems with themes of animals and nature, this is a great introduction to the ... Read More

Amanda Commander : The Blues-day Tuesday

Amanda Commander : The Blues-day Tuesday

By Coral Vass
Illustrated by Heidi Cooper Smith

When Amanda returns to school after having a sick day, she finds fitting back into the friendship gr ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Lani and the Universe

Lani and the Universe

By Victoria Carless

Lani Scrub has a plan: study hard and become a world-renowned scientist like her hero, Kit Galway, w ... Read More

Countdown to Yesterday

Countdown to Yesterday

By Shirley Marr

From the incredible mind of multi-award-winning Australian children's author Shirley Marr comes a be ... Read More

Monsties - A Scary Sunday

Monsties - A Scary Sunday

By Zanni Louise
Illustrated by Kyla May

Meet Orla, Pearl, Mig, Boo and Oops – they are THE MONSTIES! The Monsties are five best friend monst ... Read More

New Home - Millie: The Cutest Puppy in the World

New Home - Millie: The Cutest Puppy in the World

By Cate Whittle
Illustrated by Nicky Johnston

Millicent-Mae Moonbeam-White was quite the tiniest little fluffy white puppy that had ever been left ... Read More

The Daredevil Princess and the Golden Unicorn

The Daredevil Princess and the Golden Unicorn

By Belinda Murrell
Illustrated by Rebecca Crane

A royally fun junior fiction series filled with magic, adventure and daring . . . and a very sassy u ... Read More

The Daredevil Princess and the Goblin King

The Daredevil Princess and the Goblin King

By Belinda Murrell
Illustrated by Rebecca Crane

A royally fun junior fiction series filled with magic, adventure and daring . . . and a very sassy u ... Read More