|Author:||Annette Millar; Kerry Anne Jordinson (Illustrator)|
"Frogs! I love frogs, frogs in Broome. They live in my house in every room."So begins the story of Mrs Millar and her much loved frogs. Follow the adventures of these little characters as they hop and hide in Mrs Millar's house.
This new edition of an old favorite, which has never lost its appeal for young readers
In Beyond the Lattice Susan Sickert seeks answers to her questions about this fascinating Australian town. She steps off the verandah, away from the pearlers' world of privilege, privacy and power behind the lattice. She looks instead for the heart of Broome in the lives of t... read more
|Author:||Western Australian Museum Staff; Tanya Edwards (Editor); Sarah Yu (Editor)|
Broome and Pearling
The raw, alluring beauty of the pearl and the stories of those who collected it form a fascinating part of Australia's national heritage. The Aboriginal trade and cultural significance of the magnificent Pinctada pearl shell had been well established before th... read more
Life in Coral Shoals is perfect and Blake is a new man - running a club called the Surf Shack, and playing nights there with his surf music band, The Twang. But then a young woman's body is found at a local motel, a matchbook from the Surf Shack on her bedside table. When B... read more
In this masterful debut novel, Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad delivers a sweeping, brilliantly crafted portrait of a young man's coming-of-age alongside the embattled development of a nation.
Midhat Kamal is the son of a wealthy textile merchant from Nabl... read more
A compulsive, note-perfect debut for fans of The Virgin Suicides and Picnic at Hanging Rock 'We lost all three girls that summer. Let them slip away like the words of some half-remembered song and when one came back, she wasn't the one we were trying to ... read more
Crime and Thriller
|Series:||Cormac Reilly Ser.|
From the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller The Ruin comes a compulsive new crime thriller featuring DS Cormac Reilly. Being brilliant has never been this dangerous ... When Dr Emma Sweeney stumbles across the victim of a hit and run outside Galway University late ... read more
Stories and recipes from the land.
Farmer Cookbook is a collection of recipes and stories from the heart of rural Australia, created with love by some of Australia's best loved chefs, and by farmers, families and friends in the industries th... read more
'That's the way it is with us mob. We were brought up to talk kind of sideways. That's the respectful, true Aboriginal way.'
Reg Dodd grew up at Finniss Springs, on striking desert country bordering South Australia's Lake Eyre. For the Arabunna and for many other Aboriginal peop... read more
|Author:||Frauke Bolten-Boshammer; Sue Smethurst|
|Reading Level:||3 Biography|
The powerful true story of how one woman turned outback dust into a diamond empire Within minutes of landing in Kununurra, Frauke Bolten had made up her mind to get on a plane back home to Germany. It was 1981 and the dusty frontier town was no place for a woman. Ho... read more
Why would anyone join a cult?
Maybe they're unhappy with their current religion, or they want to change the world, or they're disappointed with their lives and want to find something bigger or holier that makes sense of this confusing, chaotic and dangerous world. Or maybe they jus... read more
The highly successful four-part strategy for raising your performance at work and home so that you can thrive in a busy, challenging world, from the experts who have worked with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. Do you wish you could be more ... read more