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Time for School, Daddy
Time for School, D...
Dave Hackett


A delightful new picture book from the author of Time for Bed, Daddy. Perfect for getting the whole family ready for school.


That Stubborn Seed of Hope
That Stubborn Seed...
Brian Falkner


A collection of gripping short stories themed around fear and hope written by internationally acclaimed children’s author Brian Falkner.


Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family
Stepping Stones: A...
Margriet Ruurs
Nizar Ali Badr


A unique dual-language (English and Arabic) picture book about the Syrian refugee crisis inspired by the stone artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr.


A Place Like This
A Place Like This
Steven Herrick


A special reissue of a bestselling Australian classic from award-winning author Steven Herrick. Jack and Annabel have been dating for two years. With high school over they’re about to start university ...


Word Hunters: Top Secret Files
Word Hunters: Top ...
Nick Earls
Terry Whidborne


From award-winning author Nick Earls and illustrator Terry Whidborne comes the book that tells you everything you wanted to know about being a word hunter – and more! Lexi, Al, Mursili, Will and Car ...


On Track
On Track
Kathryn Apel


A compelling verse novel about sibling rivalry, sporting excellence and self-doubt from the much-loved Australian author of Bully on the Bus.


The Protected
The Protected
Claire Zorn


Award-winning second novel by Claire Zorn. In a family torn apart by grief and guilt, one girl’s struggle to come to terms with years of torment shows just how long old wounds can take to heal.


Head of the River
Head of the River
Pip Harry


Tall, gifted and the offspring of Olympians, superstar siblings Leni and Cristian Popescu are set to row Harley Grammar to victory in the Head of the River. With six months until the big race, the twi ...


Smooch & Rose
Smooch & Rose
Samantha Wheeler
Samantha Wheeler


An inspiring tale about one girl and her fight to make a difference for koalas.


Good Morning, Mr Sarra
Good Morning, Mr S...
Chris Sarra


The story of one man who might just have the answer to a brighter future for Aboriginal Australia. Chris Sarra is nationally acclaimed as the school principal who turned around the toxic culture and p ...



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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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Join Bernard Cohen as he launches When I Saw the Animal at Ariel Books in Sydney.
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