Home means many things to many different people. In these books and gifts, we range over the great and varied continent of Australia – its brutal convict history, its glorious fauna, its Indigenous heart, its unique light … plus a feathered friend or two. Beginning with th...

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For this collection, we roved over sports grounds and playgrounds, picked up chunky pens and cheeky Christmas-themed games. It’s an odd bunch, united by a yen for fun. And what could be more fun than A Trip to the Beach? With the best sandcastle ever built and a few perfect waves, ca...

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Did you know that reading quietly for only six minutes has been shown to reduce heart rate and ease muscle tension? And that, just like exercise, reading for 30 minutes a day can add years to your life? It also reduces stress by 68% more than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cu...

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We all need some Fun & Laughter in our lives now and then, don’t we? From feathered fowls to funny bones, prancing unicorns to demoted planets, take a walk on the witty side of life with these reads that do not take themselves too seriously. (And creature features, there are a fe...

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Stories are at the heart of what we do at Harry Hartog. Every book on our shelves is a story waiting to be discovered.  In the Stories section of the Harry Hartog Handbook, you'll find high-stakes espionage, starless seas, tiny stars and Saturday portraits. There's horror, his...

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Today we celebrate Indigenous Literacy Day, the national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy run by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF). It is vital for young children to have access to books in their language. And seeing their way of life reflected...

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