August 2016 New Releases

Picture of The Big Fish.

The Big Fish.

Allen, Pamela.

A delightful, playful story that children will adore. 'Once upon a time a little old man, ...

$24.99 $12.95

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Picture of The Swiss Family Robinson.

The Swiss Family Robinson.

Wyss, Johann.

The language is a bit old-fashioned, but kids today will still thrill at living in a giant...

$19.99 $15.95

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Picture of Quarterly Essay: Firing Line: Australia's Path to War.

Quarterly Essay: Firing Line: Australia's Path to War.

Brown, James.

As he discusses what it is like to go to war, where we might go to war in the future, whet...

$22.99 $18.35

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Picture of How to be a Medieval Woman.

How to be a Medieval Woman.

Kempe, Margery.

Advice on marriage, foreign travel and much more from Margery Kempe (c. 1373 - after 1439)...

$4.99 $3.95

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Picture of Flock of Brown Birds.

Flock of Brown Birds.

Fei, Ge.

Ge Fei is one of China's foremost writers of experimental fiction, and has won several lit...

$9.99 $7.95

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Picture of A Modern Detective.

A Modern Detective.

Poe, Edgar Allan.

In these two stories, The Murders in the Rue Morgue

and The Mystery of Marie RogĂȘ...

$4.99 $3.95

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Picture of Letters to a Young Poet.

Letters to a Young Poet.

Rilke, Rainer Maria.

His lyrical and life-changing advice to an aspiring young writer is among the most inspiri...

$2.99 $2.35

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Picture of Dark Fires Shall Burn.

Dark Fires Shall Burn.

Westbrook, Anna.

This seductive tale is set in Sydney in 1946. Eleven-year old Frances and her friend Nancy...

$32.99 $26.35

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Picture of Young Digger.

Young Digger.

Hill, Anthony.

A heartwarming story, yet very sad, where a small boy wandered into the Australian airmen'...

$29.95 $23.95

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Picture of Avalanche: A Love Story.

Avalanche: A Love Story.

Leigh, Julia.

She was 38 when she visited the IVF clinic for the first time. She was full of hope. Her l...

$24.99 $12.95

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Picture of Still Life with Teapot: On Zen, Writing and Creativity.

Still Life with Teapot: On Zen, Writing and Creativity.

Lowry, Brigid.

I'm fascinated by her writing. I think you will be too. She discusses 'the art of writing,...

$27.99 $14.95

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Picture of The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives.

The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives.

Pearson, Helen.

The author has pieced together the story of an extraordinary project, the scientists who c...

$55.00 $35.00

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Picture of The Sound.

The Sound.

Drummond, Sarah.

In the 1820s, seal hunters from many nations sailed the southern waters of Australia plund...

$27.99 $22.35

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Picture of The Surfacing.

The Surfacing.

James, Cormac.

In 1850 the brig Impetus

is dispatched to the Arctic in search of Franklin's lost ex...

$29.95 $23.95

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Picture of The Healing Party.

The Healing Party.

Lee, Micheline.

Natasha is estranged from her family, but one day gets a call from her sister who tells he...

$29.99 $23.95

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Picture of The Toymaker.

The Toymaker.

Pieper, Liam.

Adam Kulakov is on the right side of middle age; the toy company he owns brightens the liv...

$29.99 $23.95

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Picture of DK First Dinosaur Encyclopedia.

DK First Dinosaur Encyclopedia.

Bingham, Caroline et al. (eds.).

The artworks are spectacular and show children just what the prehistoric world and its inh...

$19.99 $15.95

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Picture of Soon.

Soon.

Gleitzman, Morris.

The Second World War is over but Poland is a mess. Felix lives in a hideout with friends, ...

$19.95 $10.95

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Picture of Killer Boots.

Killer Boots.

Jenkins, Wendy.

Matt Tognolini (Toggo) loves his Aussie Rules footy, and he is a top player. One day he le...

$14.99 $11.95

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Picture of Max.

Max.

Martin, Marc.

Max is cheeky and mischievous, but mostly he is a very nice seagull. He loves the fish and...

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Picture of The Book With No Pictures.

The Book With No Pictures.

Novak, B.J.

Children will love this being read to them as the book makes grown-ups say silly, ridiculo...

$19.99 $15.95

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Picture of Having the Last Say: Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story.

Having the Last Say: Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story.

Gelb, Alan.

It makes you want to pick up your pen and write. He offers a step-by-step guide to all of ...

$29.99 $23.95

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Picture of The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft.

The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft.

Griffiths, Tom.

He presents pen-portaits of 14 historians including Eleanor Dark, Geoffrey Blainey, Judith...

$34.99 $27.95

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Picture of What's Really Happening to Our Planet?

What's Really Happening to Our Planet?

Juniper, Tony.

An important and timely book, providing a look at what is happening on Earth, explaining t...

$29.99 $23.95

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