Some of these titles are fictional, using STEM to solve mysteries or explore the universe. Others are factual, designed to inspire enquiry, and expand the readers' knowledge. All will encourage critical thinking, the very heart of what it means to understand STEM.
Inspire the STEM scientists of the future
Fun experiments you can do at home . . . the George way!
A hands-on activity book introducing science to young children!
An inspirational story about discovery, invention and the importance of dreams.
The first in the global smash-hit George series written by Lucy Hawking and her father, Professor Stephen Hawking. Out-of-this-universe space adventures, plus exclusive, real-life information from the world's leading scientists - including Professor Hawking himself. Perfect for any curious mind.
Meet Itch - an accidental, accident-prone hero. Science is his weapon. Elements are his gadgets. This is Alex Rider with Geek-Power!
Make science fun with 101 amazing step-by-step science experiments for kids that are safe and easy to do at home
The first practical inventions book for children by YouTuber Colin Furze!
A charmingly illustrated gift book profiling 50 famous women scientists from the ancient Greek mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer, Hypatia, to Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist.
In conjunction with the Powerhouse Museum comes this comprehensive guide to Australia's most innovative inventions as well as their amazing creators. Full of facts, photos and fun surprises for curious kids and grown-ups alike.
In A Mind for Numbers, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to effectively learning math and science, based on insights from neuroscience and cognitive psychology. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking.
A former Wall Street data scientist sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life - and threaten to rip apart our social fabric.
'There's a book I've been carrying around like a small Bible, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Benedict Cumberbatch
Physicist and rising BBC star, Dr Helen Czerski shows that science isn't something complicated for someone else somewhere else but all around us, happening right now in pigeons, teacups and cakes.
How a historic race gave birth to private space flight.
Jesse and Lewis want to grow their own fruit and vegies, just like people do on a farm. They're going to dig and build, plant and grow, and when they're finished they're going to have a feast.
Books for children - new animal series for eight year olds to ten year olds by Rebecca Johnson, with gorgeous illustrations by local illustrator Kyla May.
A great new series about three smart, funny, animal-loving girls solving mysteries and causing chaos at their country boarding school.
A high-octane adventure series for children written in partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Headmasters behaving badly!
Have you heard the most bizarre tales from around Australia?
The Bourne Identity meets The Terminator in this fast-paced technothriller for boys aged 10 to 14.
Ten possible futures. Two lives. One enduring friendship.
Delve into the dangerous DC Universe and discover how Batman became the world’s favourite vigilante.
A collection of titles curated for teachers by our education team at Penguin Random House