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Ages 9–11

New books for ages 9–11

The Unstoppable Flying Flanagan

Another crowd-favourite from the number-one bestselling author of the Specky Magee series!
This is Specky Magee meets The Boy and the Spy - a moving and inspiring story set against the backdrop of the Second World War in Australia, the women's movement and the little-known history of women's football.
Another entertaining historical novel by one of Australia's most-acclaimed authors.

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Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables Join Forces

Everyone’s favourite teacher, Mr Bambuckle, is back with more hilarious stories, shenanigans and silliness at Blue Valley School!

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Dear Greta

When everything seems to be going wrong, sometimes you just have to stand up for what you believe in, even if it's just in your own little corner of the world ...

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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 Books for Kids in 2021

The most popular books of the year, written by Australian authors.

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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.