Fionn and his older sister, Tara, are sent to stay with their grandfather for the summer on Arranmore Island. He is the Storm Keeper, chosen once in a generation.
Author Jan Kershaw
In 1814, a French armada set sail for New South Wales. The armada’s mission was the invasion of Sydney, and its inspiration and its fate were interwoven with one of history’s greatest love stories.
Harley Spark is a normal 13-year-old boy until he has an overwhelming urge to pick up and take home a Chinese vase. Then weird things begin to happen.
Four brutal murders, a city living in fear, a killer on the streets…Prime Suspect’s Jane Tennison returns in the 4th book in the bestselling Tennison series, from the doyenne of crime fiction.
Catherine Rayner, a life member of the Brontë Society, has combined facts with imagined incidents and dialogue to produce a detailed picture of the childhoods of the famous Brontës.
A well-researched true story of how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, famous as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, fought tirelessly to right a terrible miscarriage of justice.
A fascinating culinary history of one of Australia’s iconic foods, taking us around Australia, New Zealand and England, through recipe books, family treasures, letters to and from soldiers in WWI, photographs and anecdotes to discover the origins of our iconic Anzac biscuit.
A wonderful collection of poetry and prose from books, letters and journals along with magazine and newspaper articles on the history of Australian food, cooking, dining and etiquette.
More than a travel book, Atkins provides details of religious history and doctrines, geography, art, environmental issues and the politics of the regions he writes about, reminding us that true discoveries are still out there through the people we meet, rather than the places we visit.
The G & S Society of SA are presenting the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, “Phantom of the Opera”
The moving and compelling true story of the clipper ship Ticonderoga, struck by plague as it was bringing immigrants to Australia in 1852.
This is a collection of 11 short stories set on, by, or near the sea, using it as a metaphor for dark and light; showing the reader the ever changing moods of the sea as it comes to represent freshness, renewal, and the search for freedom, as well as loss and danger.
The definitive history of the Opium War between Britain and China in the nineteenth century, by an award-winning historian.
Sonam is a young girl, growing up in Taliban-controlled Kabul, Afghanistan, where music is banned. Then one day, she hears an amazing sound and just has to find out what it is. She discovers an old man playing an instrument.
A celebration of contemporary and historical women and girls, told through information, maps, quotes and photographs, bringing their achievements into the limelight to inspire children of all ages.
Director Robert Kimber has said the theme of the play can be encapsulated in the idea of ‘moving on’ but at the same time we can never know where the next journey may take us. Time is of the essence in the play as is the existential question of time being seen subjectively by each of us.
A moving and fascinating account of the gruesome post-WWI search for some of the 45,000 Australians who had died in France and Belgium, in order to bring closure to families and to provide the fallen with a fitting burial.
British naturalist, author and award-winning television presenter, Stephen Moss, goes on a fascinating journey through the many influences on the English language as he examines the origins of bird names.
A profound look into the way our bodies change, from puberty, pregnancy and gender dysphoria to anorexia and even death, using both medical knowledge and case studies.
The book is designed to be a guide, a workbook for the reader to use over a month. It offers tips and ideas to assess your current lifestyle and find ways to work towards decreasing the level of waste you produce.