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Ages 9–11

New books for ages 9–11

The Hatmakers

The first adventure in a spellbinding new magical world.

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Friday Barnes 9: No Escape

Friday Barnes is back with a new mystery to be solved.

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Super Geeks 1: Fish and Chips

The story of two best friends' quest for WORLD DOMINATION!

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Features

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6 incredible book series to get your 7-year-old hooked on reading

Inspire an eternal love of reading with these accessible series for new readers, featuring large print, fun images, simple vocabulary, and best of all, captivating stories!

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Australia’s top 10 kids’ books of 2020

Here are some of the best selling books of the year.

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Read these books before your kids go back to school

Books for first timers, experienced students or parents at home.

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Book trailers for kids

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

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Inspiring conversations about climate change

Deborah Abela delves into the inspiration behind her hit middle grade series, Grimsdon, and reflects on how her books spark discourse around climate change. 

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Binge-worthy books: the ten best kids' series that will keep on giving

Just like a good TV show, a beloved book series can lift our mood. Here are some of the best for kids.

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On facing our fears

Award-winning YA author Shivaun Plozza shares the inspiration behind her latest book, The Boy, The Wolf and the Stars.

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Morris Gleitzman spills the beans

Morris throws caution to the wind and answers all of your questions. . . 

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Put yourself in someone else's shoes (or fur)

Bestselling author Elliot Perlman shares the inspiration behind his second children's book, Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips.