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The best books for Christmas

So many colourful picture books to choose from!

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Out now: A Promised Land

Barack Obama's eagerly awaited memoir is here.

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Non-fiction books for kids

Learn about dinosaurs, composting, the human body, space, myths and so much more!

Non-fiction books for kids

November must-reads

Settle in for a marvellous month of reading.

Browse new releases

The new Wimpy Kid book is out now!

Find Diary of a Wimpy Kid 15: The Deep End at your local bookstore this week.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 15: The Deep End

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Book trailers for kids

Find your new favourite book by checking out the book trailer first! 

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The Freedom Circus photo album

Sue Smethurst on five of the remarkable images she discovered while researching the story of her grandmother-in-law.

Book clubs
A Promised Land book club notes

Settle in for a memorable reading group discussion, with Barack Obama’s long-awaited memoirs: A Promised Land.

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An (almost) all-Australian gala

International ballet star Mary Li reflects on a long-awaited opportunity to dance for the Australian Ballet.

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Australia’s top 12 kids books for Christmas 2020

Twelve predictions of Christmas-time bestsellers for preschoolers, juniors and teens.

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The Sentinel

Rusty Rutherford emerged from his apartment on a Monday morning, exactly one week after he got fired.

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LEGO Halloween Ideas activity pack

Test your creativity and brush up your building skills in this Halloween-themed LEGO activity pack.

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I'm a Hero Too activity pack

You can join Arty and be a hero too!

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Catvinkle Activity Pack

Celebrating the launch of book two, Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips.

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The Thank-you Present Activity Pack

Write your own thank-you letters!

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Timelines of Everyone activity pack

Discover the lives of incredible people in this free kids activity pack! 

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Aussie Kids: Meet Matilda at the Festival

Download a word search and colouring page.

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Activities to celebrate 80 years of Puffin

So . . .  what noise DOES a Puffin make?

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Roald Dahl Story Day 2020 party pack

Lots of wondrous ideas for how to celebrate at home or in the classroom.

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Mysteries of the Universe activity pack

Explore the vastness of the universe in this epic activity pack!

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Wild Scientists activity pack

Uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects in this fun activity pack!

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Make Your Own Honeycomb with Edie's Experiments

Observe the chemical reaction of making honeycomb at home in National Science Week 2020.

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Small Town activity sheets

Come and visit Gong Gong – the town so nice, they named it twice.

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Father's Day activities and poster

Celebrate Father's Day with these DAD-TASTIC activities!

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Hound the Detective activity pack

Search for clues hidden in the pictures and help Hound to solve the riddle in this delightful return to the world of Puffin the Architect.

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Awesome Friendly activity pack

Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.

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A new colouring in page every day!

Parents: Click here for 10 minutes of peace. (You're welcome).

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Inventors activity pack

Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at designing your own invention!

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Finding François activity pack

A lonely piglet, a heart full of hope and a message in a bottle.

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World Environment and Ocean Day: educational activity pack

Learn how to become an Earth protector with this educational home project pack!

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What's My Teenager Thinking?

Got a teenager at home? Everything feel heightened during COVID-19? Help is at hand. 

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Boat pose exercise

Yoga is a great way to work on your mental and physical wellbeing. Challenge yourself to try the core strengething Boat Pose!

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LEGO activity packs

Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family. 

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Wackadoo! Here's a Bluey quiz!

Test your Bluey knowledge with this fun quiz.

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Online learning: Making Your Mark with The Tell

Humans have felt the need to describe the world around them since the very beginning of our existence.