Looking for Alibrandi: Australian Children's Classics

Author: Melina Marchetta

Illustrator: Allison Colpoys

$19.99
SKU: 9780670077786

I'm beginning to realise that things don't turn our the way you want them to. And sometimes when they don't, they can turn out just a little bit better.

Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind.

Price: $19.99

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Book Cover:  Looking for Alibrandi: Pink Popular Penguins
One of Australia's best loved children's classics, Looking for Alibrandi will stay with you always
One of Australia's best loved children's classics, Looking for Alibrandi will stay with you always
Published: 22/04/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780734312389
Book Cover: The Complete Lumatere Chronicles

An ebook bundle of all three books in The Lumatere Chronicles - Finnikin of the Rock , Froi of the Exiles and Quintana of Charyn . From internationally best-selling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta.

Finnikin of the Rock

An ebook bundle of all three books in The Lumatere Chronicles - Finnikin of the Rock , Froi of the Exiles and Quintana of Charyn . From internationally best-selling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta...

Published: 25/02/2015
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781760141509
Book Cover: The Great Gatsby

Everybody who is anybody is seen at Jay Gatsby's glittering Long Island parties. Yet Gatsby himself is reserved, unknowable. He seems always to be watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. When he finally draws the beautiful Daisy Buchanan back into his orbit, he sets in motion a series of tragedies. And F. Scott Fitzgerald gives us what many claim to be the greatest American novel–a...

Everybody who is anybody is seen at Jay Gatsby's glittering Long Island parties. Yet Gatsby himself is reserved, unknowable. He seems always to be watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. When...

Published: 22/02/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922079558
Book Cover:  Looking For Alibrandi

Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family – and the identity she...

Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year...

Published: 05/10/1992
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140360462
Book Cover:  Looking for Alibrandi: Australian Children's Classics
Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.
Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.
Published: 26/03/2014
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743482919
Book Cover:  Quintana of Charyn
Internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta weaves an accomplished and breathtaking blend of love, suspense and adventure in this unforgettable final volume in her epic fantasy series, The Lumatere Chronicles.
Internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta weaves an accomplished and breathtaking blend of love, suspense and adventure in this unforgettable final volume in her epic fantasy series, The Lumatere Chronicles.
Published: 28/01/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143569244
Book Cover:  Froi of the Exiles
From internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta comes Book Two in The Lumatere Chronicles, her dazzling epic fantasy series.
From internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta comes Book Two in The Lumatere Chronicles, her dazzling epic fantasy series.
Published: 28/01/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143567738
Book Cover:  Quintana of Charyn
Internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta weaves an accomplished and breathtaking blend of love, suspense and adventure in this unforgettable final volume in her epic fantasy series, The Lumatere Chronicles.
Internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta weaves an accomplished and breathtaking blend of love, suspense and adventure in this unforgettable final volume in her epic fantasy series, The Lumatere Chronicles.
Published: 26/09/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670076246

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Book Cover: A Fortunate Life: Australian Children's Classics
And that's the way it was. I would often go into the bush and watch the birds and think in some ways they were like me – they had to fend for themselves as soon as the mother bird thought that they were old enough.
And that's the way it was. I would often go into the bush and watch the birds and think in some ways they were like me – they had to fend for themselves as soon as the mother bird thought that they were old enough.
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076895
Book Cover: The Power of One: Australian Children's Classics
Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world.
Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world.
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670077564
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics
Alison Ashley. She was the most beautiful, graceful, elegant thing you ever saw in your life . . . And from the first day I hated her.
Alison Ashley. She was the most beautiful, graceful, elegant thing you ever saw in your life . . . And from the first day I hated her.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076833
Book Cover:  Playing Beatie Bow: Australian Children's Classics
'Now then,' thought Abigail, 'something very weird has happened to me. I'm in the last century. I don't know why, and that doesn't matter. I've got to get back.'
'Now then,' thought Abigail, 'something very weird has happened to me. I'm in the last century. I don't know why, and that doesn't matter. I've got to get back.'
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076864
Book Cover:  I Can Jump Puddles: Australian Children's Classics
It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and I was going to write a book like The Coral Island.
It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and I was going to write a book like The Coral Island.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076840
Book Cover:  Seven Little Australians: Australian Children's Classics
If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are.
If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076871
Book Cover:  Taronga: Australian Children's Classics
The great dome of the sky, black, star-sprinkled, arched above him, appearing at that moment so limitless, so vast and free, that the fences and cages of Taronga were dwarfed, reduced to the point where they barely seemed to exist . . .
The great dome of the sky, black, star-sprinkled, arched above him, appearing at that moment so limitless, so vast and free, that the fences and cages of Taronga were dwarfed, reduced to the point where they barely seemed to exist . . .
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076888
Book Cover:  Alaska
When Mia follows her sister halfway across the world to Alaska, she discovers that love can be found in the most unexpected and beautiful of places. A lyrical new novel from the winner of the 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction with something in the world called love.
When Mia follows her sister halfway across the world to Alaska, she discovers that love can be found in the most unexpected and beautiful of places. A lyrical new novel from the winner of the 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction with something in the world called love.
Published: 27/06/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143206118

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26 Aug 2015
Readings New Australian Writing Award 2015 shortlist announced
Readings has announced the titles shortlisted for its $4000 New Australian Writing Award.Hot Little Hands by Abigail Ulman has been shortlisted for this prize.For more information and to see the full list of books selected please visit the Readings website.

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