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The new blockbuster from Fiona McIntosh

Sweep your book club off to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.

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The new Wimpy Kid book is out now!

Find Diary of a Wimpy Kid 15: The Deep End at your local bookstore this week.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 15: The Deep End

November must-reads

Settle in for a marvellous month of reading.

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New teen favourites

Travel back to medieval Gallica, battle a Greek God or reminisce a first love with the latest books from bestselling YA authors John Flanagan, Rick Riordan and Jennifer Niven.

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Jack Reacher is back

Jack Reacher returns for his 25th adventure in the new edge-of-your-seat, heart-in-your-mouth thriller. The Sentinel is out now.

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Ghosts: Shameless Book Club November pick

Join the Shameless Book Club for recommendations and discussions with bookworms (and The Space Between authors) Zara McDonald and Michelle Andrews.

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The best books for Christmas

So many colourful picture books to choose from!

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Love Christmas, Love Penguin

Gift ideas for everyone on your list.

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Picture book gems

The best new picture books of October are here to capture your heart by much-loved Jamila Rizvi and Zo? Foster Blake.

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The Champagne War book club notes

Sweep your book club off to the?sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.

Let us tell you a story

Australian authors and personalities read some of our favourite picture books.

Writing Pure Narco

Jesse Fink reveals the machinations of writing a book with one of the biggest drug traffickers the world has ever known.

Tall stories

Garry Linnell reveals how a childhood fascination led to his exploration of the life, and love, of an oft-forgotten bushranger.

Australia’s top 12 kids books for Christmas 2020

Twelve predictions of Christmas-time bestsellers for preschoolers, juniors and teens.

Spaced out

‘Space Gandalf’ Greg Quicke puts the magnitude of our solar system into mind-boggling focus.

Yindyamarra (respect): say it out loud

Tara June Winch discusses the creation of her 2019 novel The Yield, and the power embedded in Indigenous language.


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LEGO Halloween Ideas activity pack

Test your creativity and brush up your building skills in this Halloween-themed LEGO activity pack.

I'm a Hero Too activity pack

You can join Arty and be a hero too!

Catvinkle Activity Pack

Celebrating the launch of book two,?Catvinkle and the Missing Tulips.

The Thank-you Present Activity Pack

Write your own thank-you letters!

Timelines of Everyone activity pack

Discover the lives of incredible people in this free kids activity pack!?

Aussie Kids: Meet Matilda at the Festival

Download a word search and colouring page.

Activities to celebrate 80 years of Puffin

So . . .? what noise DOES a Puffin make?

Roald Dahl Story Day 2020 party pack

Lots of wondrous ideas for how to celebrate at home or in the classroom.

Mysteries of the Universe activity pack

Explore the vastness of the universe in this epic activity pack!

Wild Scientists activity pack

Uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects in this fun activity pack!

Make Your Own Honeycomb with Edie's Experiments

Observe the chemical reaction of making honeycomb at home in National Science Week 2020.

Small Town activity sheets

Come and visit Gong Gong –?the town so nice, they named it twice.

Father's Day activities and poster

Celebrate Father's Day with these DAD-TASTIC activities!

Hound the Detective activity pack

Search for clues hidden in the pictures and help Hound to solve the riddle in this delightful return to the world of Puffin the Architect.

Awesome Friendly activity pack

Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.

A new colouring in page every day!

Parents: Click here for 10 minutes of peace. (You're welcome).

Inventors activity pack

Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at?designing your own invention!

Finding François activity pack

A lonely piglet, a heart full of hope and a message in a bottle.

World Environment and Ocean Day: educational activity pack

Learn how to become an Earth protector with this educational home project pack!

What's My Teenager Thinking?

Got a teenager at home? Everything feel heightened during COVID-19? Help is at hand.?

Boat pose exercise

Yoga is a great way to work on your mental and physical wellbeing. Challenge yourself to try the core strengething Boat Pose!

LEGO activity packs

Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family.?

Wackadoo! Here's a Bluey quiz!

Test your Bluey knowledge with this fun quiz.

Online learning: Making Your Mark with The Tell

Humans have felt the need to describe the world around them since the very beginning of our existence.