FOR PARENTS & TEACHERS
Ride High Pineapple
For ages 10-14
Issy Burgess is in Year Nine at Pinnaroo High. She hoped this year would be different, but it’s turning out to be just as bad as Year Eight was.
Follow Issy through her journal, as she tries to deal with The Beast who calls her ‘Froggy eyes’, ‘Fish Face’ and other cruel names, bouts of paralysing anxiety, feeling ugly, friendship ups and downs, and a crush on Tim – the cutest boy in her class.
Can Issy’s passion for skateboarding help her?
Brockwell the Brave
For ages 9-12
Twelve-year-old Viking, Brockwell Ness, lives on a dragon farm in the village of Enga. He would prefer to be at the healing hut rather than at home with the scary juvenile and adult dragons or around the village where Colden picks on him.
When Brockwell’s father doesn’t come back from a mission to capture an injured dragon, he has to make a decision. Will Brockwell be able to face his giants?
Land of Britannica
For ages 9-12
Twelve-year-old Brittney is upset her parents have split up and she wants them back together. After Dad introduces his girlfriend to Brittney and her brothers, she is plunged into a strange world… the Land of Britannica. This kingdom is ruled by the evil Storm Queen and it is Brittney’s mission, as stated in the Book of the Kingdom, to defeat the queen and restore the cracked green heart that hangs in the sky. She must face many perils and dangers. Will Brittney be able to fulfil her destiny?
Daniel Barker: By Power or Blight #1
For ages 9-13
Thirteen-year-old Daniel Barker is given a magical gift from Egypt for his 10th birthday. The Scrivener book gives him 99 wishes, which are written starting with a hashtag. The wishes must be used to make the world a better place. If not, the Mummy’s Blight will be awakened.
In primary school Dan is a superhero, doing lots of awesome things to help his community, but at high school he is bullied about his powers. Over time, wth peer pressure, Dan makes some decisions which set off a chain of events. He awakens the Mummy’s Blight and needs to work out how to stop the chaos.
Amy and Phoenix
For ages 8-11
Eleven-year-old Amy Pringle lives on a farm. She knows all the animals by name and can talk to them like Doctor Doolittle. Amy is looking forward to her favourite ewe, Edna, giving birth. When she sees her dad with his gun, she knows something is wrong.
Amy must think of a way to save Phoenix the three-legged lamb’s life.
After her big sister Hannah, posts a video of Phoenix on YouTube and it goes viral, Amy thinks all her problems are solved. Little does she know what is about to happen.
Will Amy be able to save Phoenix after all?
Daniel Barker: Journey to Egypt #2
For ages 9-13