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Younger Reader (40 titles)

The Adventures of Jellybean
The Adventures of ...
Dianne Bates


From award-winning authors Bill Condon and Dianne Bates comes a good-natured story about friendship, family and first pets.


Turtle Trackers
Turtle Trackers
Samantha Wheeler


From the beloved author of Wombat Warriors, Mister Cassowary and Smooch & Rose comes another thrilling adventure about Australia’s endangered animals.


Jehan and the Quest of the Lost Dog
Jehan and the Ques...
Rosanne Hawke


A beautifully written story of survival and hope set in Pakistan from award-winning Australian author Rosanne Hawke.


The Elephant
The Elephant
Peter Carnavas


An exquisite first novel from acclaimed picture book author and illustrator Peter Carnavas about Olive, Dad and his elephant.


My Dog Gets a Job
My Dog Gets a Job
Elizabeth Fensham


From one of Australia’s most-loved and prolific authors comes a funny and endearing tale about a boy called Eric and his dog Ugly.


Too Many Friends
Too Many Friends
Kathryn Apel


A delightful verse novel rejoicing in the innocence of young friendship.


Wombat Warriors
Wombat Warriors
Samantha Wheeler
Samantha Wheeler


From the beloved author of Mister Cassowary, Smooch & Rose and Spud & Charli comes another thrilling adventure about Australia’s native animals.


Mister Cassowary
Mister Cassowary
Samantha Wheeler
Samantha Wheeler


Big bird. Big mystery. Can Flynn solve it? New from the author of bestselling Smooch & Rose and Spud & Charli, Mister Cassowary is a thrilling adventure about these unique and dan ...


Spud & Charli
Spud & Charli
Samantha Wheeler
Samantha Wheeler


An action-packed adventure about horses, bats and getting carried away by your imagination.


My Dog Doesn
My Dog Doesn't Lik...
Elizabeth Fensham


A life lesson wrapped up in a beautifully told story that will resonate with kids and parents – and pet lovers.



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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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