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Celebrating powerful stories about real women.

In the lead up to International Women’s Day on March 8, we have compiled a list of stories that educate and inspire. These books provide readers of all ages access to powerful stories about real women who have had a direct impact on our past, present and the way we will face the future.  

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Refugee Week

Books to educate and reflect on the plight of refugees in Australia.

Penguin English Library

Iconic books, beautifully designed.

Off the Beaten Track

Books to lead readers far from the comforts of home.

Pop-up Peekaboo

Hours of fun for parents and babies with pop-ups galore and textures for little hands.

DK Eyewitness Series

DK’s formidable children’s series where bite-sized facts leap off the page

Life in Short

Short story collections to spellbind, astonish and delight.