Christmas > Staff Christmas Picks!

Our staff members have picked some of our favourite books, games & gifts to give as Christmas presents this year!


 Picture Books

From the award-winning creator of A-Z OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS comes a stunning non-fiction picture book for boys and girls with a love of animals and a thirst for all things encyclopaedic. This exquisite full-colour picture book is packed with interesting facts and is per... read more

A-Z of Australian Animals


 Early Readers

Series:Billie B Brown Ser.

Read The Perfect Present and hang the perfect Christmas stocking with this beautiful Billie B Brown Christmas pack.

Billie B Brown the Perfect Christmas Gift

Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet.
Originally published as a multi-part serial in The Australian, By Sea a... read more

By Sea and Stars - The Story of the First Fleet



Donna Hay makes Christmas cooking and entertaining so easy, with this must-have collection of over 200 easy, delicious, reliable and totally fabulous Christmas recipes to make, enjoy and give over the festive season. I've had a hand in cooking Christmas feasts for as long... read more

Christmas Feasts and Treats



Everyone tensed and leaned forward, wondering who this new arrival could be. A stripper? Surely not. A music act? Please no.'
From the author of Number One Christmas bestseller, Five on Brexit Island, join the Five in their next hilarious adventure in this be... read more

Five at the Office Christmas Party
$19.99(AUD) inc GST

This book, from one of American literature s greatest authors, Nathaniel Hawthorne, offers a selection of Greek myths, retold to make them more accessible for children. It includes the Gorgon s Head, the Three Golden Apples and the Paradise of C... read more

Greek Myths: Wonder Book for Girls & Boys (Leather Bound)

This Harry Potter heat changing mug is sure to cast a magic spell over your morning brew. Cold, the mug shows the password to the famous Marauder's Map - "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good" - and some footprints indicating the students and teac... read more

Harry Potter - Marauder's Map Heat Changing Mug
$14.99(AUD) inc GST

Hilarious, unpredictable and, at times, touching, this compilation is the perfect gift for fans of Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops and The Diary of a Bookseller.

I Can't Remember the Title But the Cover is Blue: Sketches from the Other Side of the Bookshop Counter


 Junior Fiction

Reading Level:8 Kids Middle Readers

Perfect for readers who love Liar and Spy, Counting by 7s, and Bridge to Terabithia, a heartwarming and transformative novel about family, loss, and never giving up from beloved author Karen Foxlee.
Lenny Spink is the sister of a giant. Her little brother, Da... read more

Lenny's Book of Everything

This simple LED wand torch keyring inspired by Harry Potter will brighten your way. 
- 70mm in length

Lumos Wand Torch Keyring


 Activity Books

Learn to play simple, well-known Christmas tunes on the sturdy keyboard sound panel attached to the book. Each note is represented by a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keyboard, allowing even very young children to pick out the tune... read more

My First Christmas Keyboard Book


 Early Readers

Series:Hey Jack!

Join Jack and his best friend Billie as they learn how to play matching memory games, Go Fish and Snap! Or curl up in a cosy chair and read one of your six new Hey Jack books! * Includes 52 Hey Jack matching cards + game instructions! * Includes 6 Hey Jack books. 1... read more

Play Snap with Jack (Box Set)