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Josephine Clarke grew up in the South West of WA, the daughter of Italian immigrants. Recipe for Risotto is her first poetry collection, however her work has been published in …

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Something is amiss in the town of Littlelight — someone has been taking bricks from the walls surrounding the town. The mayor is mad! That wall keeps the town safe! …

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The beauty of verse novels is that they can articulate complex feelings and strong emotions in just a few words and Sally Murphy is a master of this genre, as …

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Told through the perspectives of three strong-willed women, The Place Between is a fascinating exploration of motherhood, memory, and the legacy of childhood trauma. Sarah’s relationship with her mother has …

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Bedtime, Daddy! is a delightful role reversal tale in which baby bear is trying to put a sleepy daddy bear to bed. It is funny, sweet and engaging. Parents will …

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No! Never!

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Georgie is the sweetest child ever — until the day she learns to say ‘No! Never!’ From then on, yelling ‘No! Never!’ becomes Georgie’s favourite (and frequent) chant … before …

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Bird

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Bird, Adam Morris’s second novel, follows the story of Carson, a charismatic young Noongar male who in another life and with different opportunities might be anything at all. But when …

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Fleeing a broken engagement, Fergus McWilliams accepts a temporary teaching position in the farming community of Walsh, with its mix of small-town gossip and big-hearted community spirit that will be …

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Z for Zanto

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Zanto, Nala and G-Nut are caught in the zombie apocalypse and flee to the Third State before the government bombs their town. Unfortunately, Zanto has been infected (and has inadvertently …

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James likes to play in the backyard, pretending he’s off on amazing adventures as a superhero, a warrior, an astronaut! One day he follows a trail of ants disappearing through …

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