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

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?


 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


 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


 Jokes & Humour

Reading Level:very good

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

With 50 gin-based cocktail recipes--from classics to contemporary twists--this is a must-have for anyone Gin the Mood for a good time.
Ah gin, how we love you. Lifter of spirits, enhancer of vibes, reliever of... read more

Gin the Mood - 50 Gin Cocktail Recipes That Are Just the Ticket


 Picture Books

Reading Level:7 Kids Picture Books

A book for one? A book for two? A book for different points of view.
I See, I See is a playful, rhyming call-and-answer conversation between two readers, each of whom view the page from a different perspective: I see water, I see sky, I see swimming, I see fly!
A ... read more

I See, I See (HB)


 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:3 Biography

In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life,  The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest an... read more

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography (Hb)
$39.99(AUD) inc GST
save $5.00(AUD) (11.1%) $44.99(AUD)



This unique collection of ocean photography and haiku poetry celebrates the sea. Like a photograph, a haiku poem seeks to capture a singlemoment in time. In this beautifully produced book, 17 stunning ocean photographs by multi-award-winning Australia... read more

SeaSpray17 - Ocean Photography and Haiku Poetry

INDIE AWARD WINNER 2020They were just boys. And they were to face the horrors of a war more diabolical than any of them could have imagined. This is their story. Hundreds of Australian and New Zealander ... read more

The Lost Boys: The untold stories of the under-age soldiers who fought in the First World War (HB)




This famous ballad of the outback wanderer who drowned himself rather than lose his freedom needs no introduction. There is no swagman as legendary as the tragic hero of this tale, and there is no Australian song as well-known throughout the world. Here the famous ballad is gi... read more

Waltzing Matilda