This Winter School Holidays, keep kids creatively stimulated with our Live Storytimes and online Writing Workshops, led by some of Australia's best writers! For our Live Storytimes, simply pull up a cushion and flip to our Facebook page at the designated time, and let our storytellers ...

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One good thing to come out of this pandemic has been the opportunity to further finetune the craft of recommending books to people. This is something we do in store every day, but as waves of social restrictions came flooding through, we were forced to adapt. Our Curated Book List form was bor...

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With our Author Events postponed until further notice, we want to keep showcasing the incredible work our writers do. This situation is definitely going to take a toll on our storytellers and artists, but we still have the opportunity to celebrate them. Here are just some of the authors we...

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For this month's Double Loyalty Point selection, we welcome Gabbie Stroud back with her insights into teaching, education and parenting with Dear Parents, a follow up to her wildly successful Teacher. In The Love that Remains by Susan Francis, we are treated to a remarkable memoir of love ...

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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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