They look sensational lined up on your bookshelf, but the iconic Popular Penguin triband is about much more than just visual appeal. Before being treated with the classic Penguin aesthetic and offered space on the special display, Popular Penguins must prove their enduring appeal. Many Australian books have been bestowed this mark of undeniable quality. Here are some titles to add to your collection.
Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life.
With honesty and insight Holding the Man explores the highs and lows of any partnership, and the strength of heart both men have to find when they test positive to HIV.
Tim Winton's classic novella about the insidious grip of fear. In the Winter Dark is spellbinding.
Learn about extraordinary figures in Australia's history in this picture book series.