Christmas > Staff Christmas Picks!

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


 Junior Fiction

Series:Star Wars Ser.

Blast off into hyperspace with an all-new collection of twelve action-packed retellings that span the entire Star Wars saga - including two tales from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Each of these exciting stories can be read in just five minutes - perfect for galactic adventures at lightspeed!

5-minute Stories Strike Back: 5-minute Stories Strike Back


 Board Books

A wisdom of wombats? A loveliness of ladybirds? A parcel of penguins? Come along on an illustrated journey through the animal kingdom with CBCA award-winning Tasmanian artist Jennifer Cossins. Featuring 28 full-colour animal illustrations, each with its very own collective noun, this book will delight children and adults alike.

A Flamboyance of Flamingos


 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

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


 Picture Books

I am the Magic Mazeldore; my bag is big and wide.You’ll never guess the creatures I have safely tucked inside.
Which animal swings from tree to tree? And what flying creature starts life as a crawly caterpillar?
Guess which animals the tricky wizard is describi... read more

Can You Guess?

t's the most wonderful time of the year! Time to open up the boxes of Christmas decorations, untangle the lights, replace broken bulbs, and decorate the tree. To have a bit of fun, you've decided to compete with your fellow decorators to see who can build their sets o... read more

Christmas Lights A Card Game


 Book and Toy Sets

Series:The Claris Collection

A delightful rhyming tale about courage, compassion and a stylish little mouse, from acclaimed fashion illustrator Megan Hess. Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris follows an adorable mouse who dreams of moving to Paris to follow her fashion dreams. One day... read more

Claris: The Chicest Mouse book & toy


 Picture Books

Whoever heard of a Tyranno-ceratops? Or how about a diplo-dactyl? Flip the flaps to come up w ith fun combinations that put a new twist on dinosaurs - but watch out, these animals bite! With rhyming non-fiction text, fun facts, fantastic pop-ups and stunning artwork f... read more

Dinosaurs (Flip Flap Snap)

Stunning giftable package featuring recipes for exquisite cakes and desserts fit for a princess or prince.

Fairytale Baking Recipes and Stories


 Health & Wellness

Reading Level:6.5 Wellbeing

In her beautiful and enchanting new book Find Your Sparkle: Embracing the Magic of Life, Meredith Gaston's delightful words and pictures culminate in a bountiful, hand-illustrated love letter for our spirits. Page by page Meredi... read more

Find Your Sparkle: Embracing the Magic of Life
$29.99(AUD) inc GST

Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to intr... read more

First Book of Australian Backyard Bird Songs

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... read more

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