What do you do when an evil newspaper editor wreaks havoc in a quiet coastal town? Sonny Fink writes online news that is uploaded at one minute past midnight every night. The news is always frightfully awful and if Sonny writes it, it is bound to happen. Thirteen-year-old detective and reporter Scoop McLaren and her best friend Evie are set on a mission to uncover the identity of the evil Sonny Fink.VIEW BOOK
Eco Rangers 2: Microbat Mayhem
The Eco Rangers, Ebony and Jay, are having so much fun at the local adventure park. But when they find two abandoned baby bats, they rescue them right away. Then they discover more microbats inside an old rollercoaster ride. Can the Eco Rangers save the animals in time before the ride is destroyed?
Eco Rangers is an action-packed series centred around two best friends, who rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured wildlife through their...
Following on from the award-winning Can You Find Me?, Can You Find 12 Busy Bees? brings children closer to nature and the environment. In this elegant picture book children will enjoy learning to count with the gorgeous flora and fauna on every page.VIEW BOOK
Little White Fish is so happy. Mummy is coming to take him home! First he must say goodbye to his friends – but where will he find them? In a shell? Under a leaf? Behind a stone? A playful book about prepositions.VIEW BOOK
Lola loves to dance. She flounces and bounces all day long, practising for the Black and White Ball. But she is a brown Jersey cow, not a black-and-white cow. Can she disguise herself and have a spin on the dance floor?VIEW BOOK
When Tom visits his aunt he meets her pug Ellie.
Ellie is no ordinary pug. Wherever Tom's aunt goes, her pug must go too. His aunt dresses Ellie up for every outing.
Tom finds Ellie strange but she makes friends wherever she goes. Tom makes no friends.
He realises something has to change.
Eco Rangers 1: Pelican in Peril
When Ebony and Jay, the famous Eco Rangers, rescue a frightened-looking pelican covered in fuel, they know something terrible has happened. Why is the sea full of petrol? And where does it come from? As the Eco Rangers start investigating, they end up getting into big trouble. Join them on their mystery-solving adventures! Eco Rangers to the rescue!
Eco Rangers is an action-packed series centred around two best friends, who rescue and...
Little White Fish is getting bigger! Today he is turning two, and all sorts of sea creatures are coming to his party: round and skinny ones, long and short ones, and straight and curved ones too. A playful book about opposites for children.VIEW BOOK
Little White Fish is crying. He can’t find his mummy. But the sea is full of friendly creatures: a yellow snail, a green turtle, a blue whale ... and Little White Fish's mummy can't be far away.
A playful book about colours.
Join these lovable animals as they play musical instruments in the perfect first alphabet book.
Jane Austen, the world famous author, spent most of her life in Hampshire. Its houses, countryside and people inspired her writing. The book design draws on the repeating pattern of oak leaves from a Pelisse Coat in the care of Hampshire Cultural Trust which is thought to have belonged to Jane Austen.
Published in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust.
Join Fox as he prepares a magnificent tea party for all his friends in this perfect first counting book.
Jane Austen, the world famous author, spent most of her life in Hampshire. Its houses, countryside and people inspired her writing. The book design draws on Jane's love of gardens, the flowering plants grown in Hampshire during her lifetime, and by Jane's own garden at Chawton.
Published in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust and Jane Austen House Museum.
Holly the honeybee is the dancing star of her hive: she waggles, she wiggles, and she waggles again. But is there a secret message in Holly’s waggle dance? And could it help the bees survive through a long, hot summer?VIEW BOOK
Keeper of the Crystals 8: Eve and the Kraken Hunt
During a walk to the headland near Marigold Beach, Eve introduces Oscar to her new friend, an endangered octopus she has been visiting for the last three days. But soon after, Eve and Oscar are transported to another world. Eve finds...
Sage Cookson's Snow Day 8
Sage and her family are off to the snow, and she has promised that she will stay out of danger. But when her friend Kyle goes missing, it looks like adventure has come to find her once again...
Sage Cookson is a ten-year-old with a pretty different lifestyle. Her parents are television chefs with, unsurprisingly, a passion for food. They spend a lot of their time travelling Australia and the world sampling the food, learning new cooking...
On a dark day Beauty sets out to meet the Beast in his castle. Can she put her fear aside and see through the appearance of the Beast?
Helene Magisson brings this story to life with her stunning illustrations.
The Pigwigs live happily in Hodge Podge Lodge, making lots and lots of mess. But they never think about where their rubbish goes... until their neighbours decide enough is enough. Can Little Miss Pigwig's nifty new idea help solve the problem of all that rubbish?
A lively story about taking care of our environment and the importance of recycling.
Emily Green lives in a perfectly lovely house, in a perfectly lovely street where people are always busy and bustling, hurried and hustling.
One day Emily Green decides she wants to bring the outside into her home. She catches a glimpse of something green on the pavement, and visits the library to learn more about plants.
Soon she has created something magical. She just needs to share it with others ...
Going to the beach, eating ice cream and having a barbeque are just some of the things that make an Aussie Christmas great. Explore the Australian way of celebrating Christmas whilst navigating each letter of the alphabet. With kangaroos, koalas, the opera house and the harbour bridge – learning the alphabet has never been so much fun!
Santa has discovered high-tech gear. With his techno-pad, a flip-top roof on his sleigh, a soft reclining seat and a rocket pack, he is well prepared to deliver presents for Christmas Day.
But as things start to go wrong, Santa needs help from a young girl so that all the presents get delivered on time.
On a wild and stormy night Marvin and Marigold are scared.
The wind rattled windows, whistled and whirled as lightning bolts cracked and thunderclaps swirled.
Will they make it through the night?
Keeper of the Crystals 7: Eve and the Rebel Fairies
When Eve discovers a miniature pink door and a fairy crystal something strange begins to happen. Behind the door Eve and her friend Oscar are greeted by a green-faced pixie, and taken into an enchanted world. Orla, Queen of the...
Sage Cookson's Stormy Weather 7
The Cooksons are off to the tropics for sunshine, swimming and seafood galore. But what happens when they find themselves in the middle of a tropical cyclone?
Sage Cookson is a ten-year-old with a pretty different lifestyle. Her parents are television chefs with, unsurprisingly, a passion for food. They spend a lot of their time travelling Australia and the world sampling the food, learning new cooking techniques and then sharing...
Farmer Rochelle owns a cow that says moo moo, a sheep that says baa baa, a chicken that says chick chick and a horse that says ... chick chick!
What on earth could be wrong with Farmer Rochelle’s horse?
A playful farmyard story full of animal friends and the noises they make.
Ava is not keen to wear her glasses in front of her friends. That is, until her teacher convinces her that the characters is fairy tales would have been much better off if they had been wearing their glasses.VIEW BOOK
Anna and her parents live in a lighthouse, surrounded by the ocean, far from neighbours and friends. Their only visitor is Mr Pegg, the postman. But when Mr Pegg needs help with his deliveries, Anna comes to the rescue. Maybe she will find some friends after all.VIEW BOOK
On a normal day, a baby creates mayhem in an apartment block.
Diane Jackson’s words express her passion for music, and it’s ability to soothe the soul. Giuseppe Poli brings to life the musical theme in the book, transforming an apartment block into a vibrant community.
"When Jess and Jack open the gates to the zoo
It was strangely deserted. Nobody said BOO."
Can Jess and Jack discover the mystery of the missing animals?
This magical picture book by award-winning author Mark Carthew, brought to life by Anil Tortop's illustrations, evokes the spirit of adventure in enchanting rhyme.
Ash is feeling lonely. She wishes she had someone to play with.
When a sad elephant comes along, Ash has an idea that will cheer him up. Soon she is sharing her idea with lots of animals in the forest.
A warm-hearted story about sharing with others.
We're the Yoga Babies, look what we can do!
The Yoga Babies love to have fun trying new poses. Sometimes life is busy and tricky, but not to worry! Yoga can help everyone chill out. Follow these babies big and small as they practise yoga at home, in the garden and before bedtime, then you can have a go at home, too!
On the first day in December Marigold Mouse receives a surprise gift. She can't wait to share her excitement with her best friend Marvin.
In the second picture book in the Marvin and Marigold series Mark Carthew's evocative verse expresses the spirit of the festive season, and Simon...
Keeper of the Crystals 6: Eve and the Hidden Giant
Eve is back in Marigold for the holidays. While out bushwalking Eve, Oscar and Ingvar happen upon a strangely shaped rocky outcrop. It looks like a giant’s chair and when Eve sits in it her hand touches upon a small crystal in...
Keeper of the Crystal 5: Eve and the Griffin's Gold
Eve knows that the life of a crystal keeper is filled with danger, but this time it’s close to home. When Eve’s grandmother and her best friend Oscar visit Eve at home, a griffin calls for their urgent help. In Dracburn,...
Some people say jelly beans don't grow on trees. Not this little boy ... he believes in magic. He watches his jelly bean tree grow. He feasts on jelly beans and crowns himself the JELLY BEAN KING. A magical tale that will delight all ages.VIEW BOOK
This book is based on the true story of a small boy’s visit to meet Alec Campbell in the year 2001. To James, Alec Campbell was a hero. He was right. The old man, the last living ANZAC, and all of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought at Gallipoli, were heroes – everyone’s heroes.
Alec, who died in May 2002 at the age of 103, enlisted in 1915 when he was just 16. He had put his age up to 18 in order to be accepted by the army and agreed to fight at...
Mr Darcy dreads the first sign of Spring. Flowers blooming means only one thing – dancing season, and Mr Darcy simply cannot dance.
Can Lizzy convince Mr Darcy to take a turn around the maypole?
Mr Darcy the Dancing Duck celebrates the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice.