A young girl lives with fear as her constant companion, initially small and easily managed but soon ballooning to proportions she can no longer control until she learns she is not alone.
Browsing: Books & Literature
Under the Southern Cross works on many layers and will appeal to a wide range of ages, from toddlers to teens as it travels around Australia looking at life under the cover of darkness.
A collection of gruesome and sometimes-funny horror stories for teens, written by the man who now writes the new James Bond and Sherlock Holmes stories. Not for the faint-hearted.
In the jungle, the animals love playing games but when they discover Cheetah is always cheating, they set up a race and a wager to get revenge and teach him a lesson.
A horror/comedy about Eleanor who is presented with the opportunity to teach at a school at the foot of the Snowy Mountains where the previous teacher is missing and the town friar believes Eleanor needs an exorcism.
A fundraising cookbook from the NZ Rugby Foundation with royalties going to support catastrophically injured players and their families. The wide variety of recipes have been provided by players and other rugby personalities.
An interactive board book for 1-3 year olds, highlighting six dance styles with colourful interactions and short bursts of matching music that the child can play with the push of a button on each page.
A fun, appealing book for three to six year olds who following directions, looking for a young racoon baddie who is literally tearing through the pages, stealing items, and running from the owners.
Charles Dicken’s classic Christmas ghost story is brought to life in this abridged retelling with guinea pigs photographed in costume to illustrate the tale. It’s a fun, cute stocking-stuffer for the holiday season.
The Doctor’s arch nemesis and fellow Time Lord, The Master, recalls how he destroyed a perfectly well-balanced planetary system and in particular, the main planet, Glox.
A little dog watches his master launch a paper plane from their apartment window. As it catches the breeze, it takes readers on an imagined trip through the layers of our atmosphere, out to the farthest reaches of the galaxy and then back again.
A celebration of Palestinian food and culture, featuring stunning photography and a wide range of authentic dishes from the places and people of Palestine.
A dark fairytale that mixes old world monsters with present day horrors when a book dealer is thrown into a quest that sees him face enchanted forests, trolls, secret islands, haunted graveyards and monsters both real and magical.
A string of brutal killings and decapitations has the local police puzzled, leading armchair detective Gervase Fen to seek answers from a cast of eccentric villagers.
As an active people-watcher, August ritually sits in a cafe with his notebook until the seemingly carefree and confident Julie enters the café and he finds himself inspired enough to give love a second chance.
We caught up for a chat with author Alice Nelson about her new novel, The Children’s House, which is loosely based on her own experience of meeting a refugee family struggling to get by.
Celebrate the food of Argentina with three free recipes from this exciting new cookbook. Try a Gramajo’s Scramble, Veal Croquettes and a wonderful Quince Tart.
Author Paul Ham will be in Adelaide on 8 November to speak about his new book, New Jerusalem, but we caught up with him from his home in Paris before he began his book tour.
The annual Wakefield Press Spring Book Sale is on again this coming weekend featuring two days of massive discounts, children’s books, and the launch of an exciting new book that breaks the myths around South Australian history.
Book worms of Adelaide, Writers’ Week is coming and there’s a huge lineup of authors, guests and new initiatives in store for 2019.