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Article  •  12 October 2020


Book trailers for kids

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

These short, snappy videos will give you valuable insight into your next read . . . 


Picture books

Buy now: The Lost Library by Jess McGeachin


Buy now: Hello Jimmy! by Anna Walker


Buy now: We Love You, Magoo by Briony Stewart


Middle grade


Buy now: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 15: The Deep End by Jeff Kinney


Buy now: The Boy, the Wolf and the Stars by Shivaun Plozza


Buy now: Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure by Jeff Kinney


Buy now: Atticus Van Tasticus series by Andrew Daddo and Stephen Michael King


Buy now: The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke


Buy now: Nit Boy by Tristan Bancks


Young adult

Buy now: The Trials of Apollo 5: The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan


Buy now: Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 4: The Missing Prince by John Flanagan


Buy now: Hawk by James Patterson

How's that for inspiration? Grab a copy of your next new read from your local bookstore. 

For more book trailers, plus Q&A videos, read-alouds and more, be sure to subscribe to the Penguin Books Australia YouTube channel

Featured Titles

The Lost Library
The Lost Library is a magical tale of friendship, the joy of reading and the power of the imagination.
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Hello Jimmy!
A tender, touching story of a young boy and his father; of what comes between them and what brings them together
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We Love You, Magoo
Magoo has his own ideas about what a dog should do – in the kitchen, in the car, at dinnertime and bedtime! But there are so many rules! So many things a dog can't do. But wait! Magoo, THIS is for you... Silly dogoo, we do love you! A perfect read-aloud picture book that captures Magoo's energy and emotion in every line.
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The Boy, the Wolf and the Stars
The Boy, the Wolf and the Stars is a sweeping, timeless adventure, an introduction to a brilliant new world with the feel of an instant classic.
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Beloved characters Rowley Jefferson and Greg Heffley are reimagined in an epic quest by internationally bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney.
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The Unadoptables
The amazing humour and world-building of Nevermoor meets the wisdom and warmth of Rooftoppers in this most un-ordinary adventure about five amazing children . . .
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Nit Boy
It’ll make you laugh. It’ll make you cry. It’ll make you ITCH.
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The Tower of Nero (The Trials of Apollo Book 5)
The fifth and final title in Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo series - set in the funny, mythical and action-packed world of Percy Jackson
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Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 4: The Missing Prince
The New York Times bestselling series continues with another nailbiting mission for Will Treaty and his fearless young apprentice.
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Hawk: A Maximum Ride Novel
A story for a new generation of Maximum Ride fans! Max's daughter Hawk is growing up hard and fast in gritty, post-apocalyptic New York City. She stays under the radar to survive... until a destiny that's perilously close to her mother's forces her to take flight.
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The Deep End: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (15)
The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney.
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