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Nelson 1: Pumpkins and Aliens Andrew Levins, Katie Kear

Nelson is a brand-new series from DJ, food writer, TEDx speaker, charity founder and all-round funny guy, Andrew Levins.

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Edie's Experiments 1: How to Make Friends Charlotte Barkla, Sandy Flett

A new school, a classroom full of potential new friends and a science kit. What could possibly go wrong?

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Atticus Van Tasticus Andrew Daddo, Stephen Michael King

A ten-year-old pirate captain? Absurd? Not in the world of Atticus Van Tasticus, a fabulously funny new illustrated junior fiction series from the brilliant and wacky creative minds of Andrew Daddo and Stephen Michael King.

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Derek Dool Supercool 1: Bust a Move Adrian Beck, Scott Edgar

Think of the COOLEST, FUNNIEST, most HANDSOME kid in school, times it by a gazillion and you get DEREK DILBERT DOOL. At least he thinks so . . . Pity he’s the only one.

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The Australia Survival Guide George Ivanoff

Australia is trying to KILL you this book will save your life!

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Atticus Van Tasticus

Hoist the Jolly Roger, sharpen yer cutlass, and load the cannons - 'tis time for ye to EMBRACE YER INNER PIRATE!

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Kensy and Max

An action-packed spy-adventure series for girls and boys from bestselling author Jacqueline Harvey!

Super Sidekicks

You'll find superheroes, supervillains and super-hilarious adventures in this graphic novel series by Gavin Aung Than.

Books for Reluctant Readers

For those who need some convincing

Toffle Towers

Fawlty Towers meets Treehouse in Tim Harris’s brand-new series to make kids laugh out loud – and get their imaginations soaring.


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Just like a good TV show, a beloved book series can lift our mood.
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Plus a visit from Andrew Daddo!
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Charlotte Barkla reflects on writing a female protagonist for her new series, Edie's Experiments.
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Australia has spoken!
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The stories behind your favourite creatures.
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The Ranger’s Apprentice and Brotherband author answers fan questions.
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Get ready for squelch-tastic, gross-looking fun!
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Morris throws caution to the wind and answers all of your questions.

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