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Bill Rules
Bill Rules
Elizabeth Fensham


Bill and Matty are the best of friends. Matty is headstrong, willful and entertaining; Bill is loyal, patient and devoted to Matty. They are also neighbours which means their lives are intertwined and ...


Kumiko and the Dragon
Kumiko and the Dra...
Briony Stewart


Danger surrounds Kumiko's family. The sinister Shadow Catchers have kidnapped Kumiko's sister, Arisu, seeking to absorb the dragons' magical powers through the royal human bloodline of Kumiko's family ...


One Perfect Pirouette
One Perfect Piroue...
Sherryl Clark


From popular and award-winning author Sherryl Clark comes a story about the pressure, heartache and determination that it takes to live your dreams. Attending the National Ballet School is every aspi ...


The Trophy Kid
The Trophy Kid
Pat Flynn


There is someone in trouble at Matt's school and for once it's not him! Marcus Wright - the boy all the girls swoon over - is a future tennis star. He has a solid forehand, a strong backhand, but his ...


Matty Forever
Matty Forever
Elizabeth Fensham


An enchanting story of friendship, acceptance and trust from one of Australia's favourite storytellers. Bill is missing his father and having a hard time at his new school. And Matty is realising that ...


The Toilet Kid
The Toilet Kid
Pat Flynn


Matt a.k.a. 'The Tuckshop Kid' is back! And he's smaller than ever! He's lost weight, is sort-of enjoying exercise and is going out with the perfect girl, Kayla. But when Matt uncovers Kayla's secret, ...


Untangling Spaghetti: Selected Poems
Untangling Spaghet...
Steven Herrick


Are toenails a good source of vitamen C? What are ten things you will never hear your parents say? And, more importantly, how do you untangle spaghetti? A collection of humorous, touching and thought- ...


What The Sky Knows
What The Sky Knows
Stella Danalis
Nike Bourke


This story invites you to fly with birds and angels, float with clouds and balloons,to change colours, blow breezes, and stir up storms.


Tracey Binns Is Lost
Tracey Binns Is Lo...
Sherryl Clark


Tracey Binns is lost and the last people she wants to be stuck with are Justin Zit-Face and her annoying teacher, Mr Gunning. Facing the pitch dark and the strange calls of the wild is not Tracey's i ...


Snowidea: Adventures Of Danny 3
Snowidea: Adventur...
Pat Flynn


Fighting dangerous animals and fitting in with his family was hard enough at home. Now Danny's stuck in a strange new country, with a strange new species - girls! Danny feels like the odd one out - he ...



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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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