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  • New Year Surprise!

    Little Brother is told by his brother and his friends that he’s too small to help out at the Spring festival. He’s not strong enough to hold onto a kite, and too little to hold the dragon poles. But Father says that he has a special job to do. What can it be?

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  • Ubby’s Underdogs: Heroes Beginnings

    The second instalment of the Ubby’s Underdogs series follows Ubby and the gang as they try to save their missing friend and bring down corruption in their 1940s pearling town in Broome, all amidst an intricate backdrop of Aboriginal and Chinese mythology. This is a gallant and thrilling tale that tests the limits of courage and friendship at all levels.

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  • Carpentaria

    The novel’s portrait of life in the precariously settled coastal town of Desperance centres on the powerful Phantom family, leader of the Westend Pricklebush people, and its battles with old Joseph Midnight’s renegade Eastend mob on the one hand, and the white officials of Uptown

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Featured Author

  • Christopher Cheng

    Christopher Cheng is an accomplished children’s author who writes fiction and non-fiction full time, conducts workshops and visits schools. He has a Master of Arts in Children’s Literature and has been a Literacy Ambassador for the Federal Government’s Literacy and Numeracy Week initiative and the 2012 National Year of Reading. His picture book, One Child, […]

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  • Di Wu

    Born in China, Di Wu was an editor and illustrator in one of the biggest Chinese fine arts publishing companies before coming to Australia. He won awards for the books he published in China and his first Australian picture book, ‘Rebel’ (with Allan Baillie), was short-listed for CBC Picture Book of the Year. He has […]

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  • Brenton E. McKenna

    Brenton E. McKenna is a young Yawuru artist and writer who fell in love with comic books at a young age. He studied visual arts for two years at Goulburn TAFE and in 2000 was one of twenty successful applicants to be awarded a highly sought-after mentorship with the Australian Society of Authors. Brenton has […]

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  • Alexis Wright

    Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Her books include Grog War, a study of alcohol abuse in Tennant Creek, and the novels Plains of Promise, and Carpentaria, which won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Victorian and Queensland Premiers’ Awards and the ALS […]

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