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The winners of the NSW 2018 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs), the children’s choice book awards have been chosen! We’re delighted to share that The 91-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton has been awarded the Fiction for older readers title! The awards were announced last night in Sydney at Cranbrook Junior School. What a tree-mendous achievement! From the KOALAs website: Every year, young readers from all over New South Wales judge their very own literary awards. By voting in the KOALA awards they can reward the Australian children’s books that …

We’re delighted to have many Pan Macmillan titles shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards in the UK. Our very own Jane Harper has made the cut, with Force of Nature, shortlisted for the International Author of the Year award. Winners are to be announced 20 November. Congratulations, Jane, we’re cheering for you! Other Pan Macmillan shortlisted titles include: Food and Drink Book of the Year Prue by Prue Leith (Bluebird, Pan Macmillan) Cooking On A Bootstrap by Jack Monroe (Bluebird, Pan Macmillan) Audiobook of the Year Absolute Proof by Peter James read …

Sometimes you just want to read a darn good book but don’t even know where to begin. It’s tough. There are so many books out there. How do you pick a winner? Well, you’re in luck. We’ve decided to make it easier for you. This time round we’re focusing on young adult books. We’ve collated a list of some of our favourite Australian YA books for you to peruse. From books set in futuristic communities to family-run bookshops to a suburban high school…we’ve got some stellar books for you to …

The 91-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton has won a YABBA Award for Older Readers. About the awards (from YABBA’s website): The Young Australians Best Book Awards (YABBA) were established in 1985 by a group of Victorians keen to see children engage in reading Australian books. During Term 1 each year children across Victoria are asked to recommend their favourite Australian books to other children by nominating four Australian titles. All nominations are collated and the 10 books with the most nominations in each of the award categories are …

Jack West Jr is back in a new explosive adventure… We’re giving you a sneak peek of Matthew Reilly’s The Three Secret Cities which has only just come out today! (The below reader can be expanded to fullscreen for ease of reading)  ⚔️ About the book: From Australia’s favourite novelist and author of the Scarecrow series and the upcoming novel The Three Secret Cities. BOOK 5 IN THE JACK WEST JR SERIES A SHADOW WORLD BEHIND THE REAL WORLD When Jack West Jr won the Great Games, he threw the four …

Matthew Reilly sneak peek The Three Secret Cities
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