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Karmartha, The Last Garden

by Rodney Strong

Nine-year-old Katerina doesn’t feel like she fits into the world. Until the day she and her older brother Joshua are transported to a magical garden. Suddenly Katerina will find out just how special she really is, as she fights to save her new friends from hunters, zoologists, and singing rats.

Age: 7+

Age: 8+

The Magic Pencil

by Ben Spies

Meet Bob. He found a Magic Pencil one day on his way to school and now his life will never be the same again. The Fakeys want to take over the world! And they will do anything to take the pencil from Bob. Will they succeed? Join Bob and his friends in this amazing adventure as they embark on an unexpected journey to save the world!

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Age: 10+

2020

by Ben Spies

Earth's orbit is moving closer to the Sun and our planet is heating up at an alarming rate.

The spacecraft sent by NASA, to find a new home for the human race, has been destroyed by an alien force.

Twelve-year-old Jacob and his mother, Susan, are fighting for survival while witnessing the horrors of an apocalyptic world. With so many threats to our planet, the true enemy may not come from outer space, but from right here among us.

Susan and Jacob are quickly running out of time. However, hope might be on its way after all... just not from where they expected.

Will Susan and Jacob survive? Or will they fall prey to this dreadful, chaotic world?

2020 is the fourth novel from teenage author, Ben Spies. Ben was the bronze medal winner at the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards for the best book by youth author with his book The World of Greek Mythology.

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Age: 7+

Weirdo

by Ben Spies

Weirdo is a story about a boy who recently lost his parents. He now lives by himself. He has no friends at school and everyone thinks he is weird. Well, there are some pretty weird things he does sometimes... But can Ugine be happy again? Join him on this funny, weird adventure and find out!

Age: 10+

The World of Greek Mythology

by Ben Spies

Ever wondered what the Greek myths look like through the eyes of a child?  From Titans to Olympians, The World of Greek Mythology delivers an action-packed retelling of the myths, from how the world was created to a personal take on some of the greatest and mightiest gods and goddesses. But be warned: the gruesome world of Greek mythology is not for the faint of heart… get ready for bloody battles and horrible deaths. If you love Greek mythology, or you’re keen to learn more, this book is sure to delight and captivate your imagination.

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Age: 8-14

Royal Orchid - The Death Hunters

by Denika Mead

When fourteen-year-old Ivy falls through a portal into Ghost Orchid, she is scared and alone. Then, she meets a group of teen rebels fighting to save the icy wasteland. But are they really the good guys? Or are they as crazy and dangerous as they seem?

Struggling to understand her place in this strange world, she listens to a slithery voice in her head which promises a way out – a way home. But is she prepared to abandon her new friends, her kea and snow-mouse? Or will she stay and fight to stop Ghost Orchid and Earth from descending into chaos?