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Works (142)

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix ages 13+
The Broken Shore by Peter TempleAustralian General Fiction Book of the Year, 2006
Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-FattahAustralian Book of the Year for Older Children, 2006
Italian Joy by Carla CoulsonAustralian Illustrated Book of the Year, 2006
Little Fur: The Legend of Little Fur by Isobelle CarmodyAustralian Book of the Year for Younger Children, 2006
A Man's Got to Have a Hobby: Long Summers with My Dad by William McInnesAustralian Newcomer of the Year, 2006
Margaret Olley: Far from a Still Life by Meg StewartAustralian Biography of the Year, 2006
The Secret River by Kate GrenvilleBook of the Year, 2006
The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth by Tim FlanneryAustralian General NonFiction Book of the Year, 2006
The Arrival by Shaun TanAustralian Book of the Year for Older Children, 2007
Carpentaria by Alexis WrightAustralian Literary Fiction Book of the Year, 2007
Foundling by D. M. CornishAustralian Export Success Award, 2007
The Great War by Les CarlyonBook of the Year, 2007
The House at Riverton by Kate MortonGeneral Fiction Book of the Year, 2007
Jonestown: The Power and the Myth of Alan Jones by Chris MastersAustralian Biography of the Year, 2007
Josephine Wants to Dance by Jackie FrenchAustralian Book of the Year for Younger Children, 2007
My French Life by Vicki ArcherAustralian Illustrated Book of the Year, 2007
Unpolished Gem: My Mother, My Grandmother, and Me by Alice PungAustralian Newcomer of the Year, 2007
Arthur Boyd : a life by Darleen BungeyBiography of the Year, 2008
Erak's Ransom by John FlanaganBook of the Year for Older Children, 2008
Girl Stuff by Kaz CookeGeneral NonFiction Book of the Year, 2008
Maggie's Harvest by Maggie BeerIllustrated Book of the Year, 2008
Mao's last dancer : Young reader's edition by Cunxin LiBook of the Year for Younger Children, 2008
People of the Book by Geraldine BrooksBook of the Year, 2008
Those Faraday Girls by Monica McInerneyGeneral Fiction Book of the Year, 2008
The Boat by Nam LeNewcomer of the Year, 2009
Finnikin of the Rock by Melina MarchettaBook of the Year for Older Children, 2009
The Forgotten Garden by Kate MortonGeneral Fiction Book of the Year, 2009
The Lucy family alphabet by Judith LucyBiography of the Year, 2009
The Slap by Christos TsiolkasBook of the Year, 2009
Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun TanIllustrated Book of the Year, 2009
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee by Chloe HooperGeneral NonFiction Book of the Year, 2009
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem FoxBook of the Year for Younger Children, 2009
Australians (volume 1): Origins to Eureka by Thomas KeneallyGeneral Non-Fiction Book, 2010
Bart: My Life by J. B. CummingsBiography, 2010
Diary of a Baby Wombat by Jackie FrenchYounger children, 2010
Jasper Jones by Craig SilveyBook of the Year & Literary fiction 2010
Parlour Games for Modern Families by Myfanwy JonesOlder Children, 2010
Piano Lessons: A Memoir by Anna GoldsworthyNewcomer of the Year, 2010
Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion by Stephanie AlexanderIllustrated Book of the Year, 2010
Truth by Peter TempleGeneral Fiction, 2010
The Distant Hours by Kate MortonGeneral Fiction, 2011
The Happiest Refugee by Anh DoNewcomer of the Year, 2011
Our Family Table by Julie GoodwinIllustrated Book of the Year, 2011
True Spirit: The True Story of a 16-Year-Old Australian Who Sailed Solo, Nonstop, and Unassisted Around the World by Jessica WatsonGeneral Non-Fiction Book, 2011
All That I Am by Anna FunderBook of the Year, 2012
Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage by Hazel RowleyBiography, 2012
Paris: An Inspiring Tour of the City's Creative Heart by Janelle McCullochIllustrated Book, 2012
Past the Shallows by Favel ParrettNewcomer of the Year, 2012
Sarah Thornhill by Kate GrenvilleGeneral Fiction, 2012
Tasting India by Christine ManfieldIllustrated Book, 2012
Worse Things Happen at Sea: Tales of Life, Love, Family and the Everyday Beauty in Between by William McInnesGeneral Non-fiction, 2012
Lake Eyre by Paul LockyerIllustrated Book, 2013
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. StedmanLiterary Fiction, 2013
The Lost Diggers by Ross CoulthartIllustrated Book, 2013
My Journey by Jim StynesBiography, 2013
QF32 by Richard De CrespignyGeneral Non-fiction, 2013
The Secret Keeper by Kate MortonGeneral Fiction, 2013
Burial Rites by Hannah KentLiterary Fiction, 2014
The crossroad by Mark DonaldsonBiography, 2014
The Luminaries by Eleanor CattonInternational Book, 2014
I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook by Sarah WilsonIllustrated Book, 2014
The Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionGeneral Fiction, 2014
Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the media and Team Rudd contrived to bring down the Prime Minister by Kerry-Anne WalshGeneral Non-fiction, 2014
The 52-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsBook of the year, 2015
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerrnot in English Common KnowledgeInternational book, 2015
A Bone of Fact by David Walshnot in English Common KnowledgeBiography, 2015
Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarkenot in English Common KnowledgeLiterary Fiction, 2015
Lost & Found by Brooke DavisMatt Richell Award for New Writer, 2015
Where Song Began by Tim LowGeneral Non-Fiction, 2015
All Fall Down by Matthew Condonnot in English Common KnowledgeSmall publisher's adult book, 2016
The Art of Free Travel: A frugal family adventure by Patrick JonesSmall publisher's adult book, 2016
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ by Giulia EndersInternational book, 2016
Island Home: A Landscape Memoir by Tim Wintonnot in English Common KnowledgeGeneral NonFiction, 2016
The Other Side of the World by Stephanie Bishopnot in English Common KnowledgeLiterary Fiction, 2016
The Patterson Girls by Rachael JohnsGeneral Fiction Book of the Year, 2016
Reckoning: A Memoir by Magda SzubanskiBook of the year, 2016
Salt Creek by Lucy Treloarnot in English Common KnowledgeNew writer, 2016
The Australian native bee book : keeping stingless bee hives for pets, pollination and delectable sugarbag honey by Tim Heardnot in English Common KnowledgeSmall Publishers’ Adult Book of the Year, 2017
Commonwealth by Ann Patchettnot in English Common KnowledgeInternational Book of the Year, 2017
The Dry by Jane Harpernot in English Common KnowledgeBook of the Year, 2017
Fight Like A Girl by Clementine FordGeneral nonfiction, 2017
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smithnot in English Common KnowledgeLiterary Fiction Book of the Year, 2017
The Road to Ruin: how Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin destroyed their own government by Niki Savvanot in English Common KnowledgeGeneral Non-fiction Book of the Year, 2017
Working Class Boy by Jimmy BarnesBiography Book of the Year, 2017
The 91-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsAudiobook of the year, 2018
The Australian Bird Guide (Princeton Field Guides) by Peter MenkhorstSmall publishers’ adult book, 2018
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women by Elena FavilliInternational, 2018
Maggie's Recipe for Life by Maggie BeerIllustrated, 2018
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica TownsendGold Abia for book of the year, 2018
The Secrets She Keeps by Michael RobothamGeneral fiction, 2018
See What I Have Done by Sarah SchmidtLiterary fiction, 2018
The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah KrasnosteinGeneral non-fiction, 2018
Working Class Man: The No.1 Bestseller by Jimmy BarnesBiography, 2018
The 104-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsBook of the Year for Younger Children, 2019
All the Ways to be Smart by Davina BellPicture Book Of The Year Ages 0-6, 2019
Boy Swallows Universe by Trent DaltonMatt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, 2019
Eggshell Skull by Bri LeeBiography, 2019
Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food to Nourish Every Day by Hetty McKinnonIllustrated Book, 2019
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia by Anita HeissSmall publisher adults book of the year, 2019
Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy LachlanOlder Children (ages 13+), 2019
Less by Andrew Sean GreerInternational book of year, 2019
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly RinglandGeneral fiction, 2019
No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz BoochaniGeneral non-fiction, 2019
The 117-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffithsyounger children ages 7–12, 2020
Bluey: The BeachChildren's Picture Book Of The Year, 2020
Bruny by Heather RoseGeneral fiction, 2020
Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct by Kitty FlanaganGeneral nonfiction, 2020
Love Your Body by Jessica SandersSmall Publishers’ Children, 2020
Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson YunkaportaSmall Publishers’ Adult, 2020
The Testaments by Margaret AtwoodInternational, 2020
The Weekend by Charlotte WoodLiterary Fiction, 2020
Welcome to Your Period by Yumi StynesOlder children (ages 13+), 2020
When All is Said & Done by Neale DaniherBiography, 2020
Whisper by Lynette NoniSmall Publishers' Children's Book, 2020
The Whole Fish Cookbook: New Ways to Cook, Eat and Think by Josh NilandIllustrated, 2020
Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare BowditchMatt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, 2020
The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKaySmall Publishers' Adult Book, 2021
Bindi by Kirli SaundersSmall Publishers' Children's Book, 2021
The Coconut Children by Vivian PhamMatt Richell Award for New Writer ∙ 2021
The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip WilliamsGeneral Fiction ∙ 2021
The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia MellorYounger Children Ages 7-12, 2021
The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie JakuBiography, 2021
In Praise of Veg by Alice ZaslavskyIllustrated Book, 2021
A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing by Jessie TuLiterary Fiction ∙ 2021
Our Home Our Heartbeat by Adam BriggsChildren's Picture Book 0-6, 2021
Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder, and Things That Sustain You When the World Goes Dark by Julia BairdGeneral Non-Fiction, 2021
Such a Fun Age by Kiley ReidInternational Book, 2021
Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music by Archie RoachAudiobook, 2021
Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline BublitzGeneral Fiction, 2022
Devotion by Hannah KentAudio Book, 2022
Dropbear by Evelyn AraluenSmall Publishers' Adult Book, 2022
The Edge of Thirteen by Nova WeetmanSmall Publishers' Children Book, 2022
Everything I Love to Cook by Neil PerryIllustrated Book, 2022
The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First Peoples by Corey TuttYounger Children ages 7-12, 2022
Love & Virtue by Diana ReidLiterary Fiction, 2022
The Mother Wound by Amani HaydarMatt Richell Award, 2022
My Adventurous Life by Dick SmithBiography, 2022
The Prison Healer by Lynette NoniOlder Children ages 13+, 2022
She's on the Money by Victoria DevineGeneral Non-Fiction, 2022
Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our Country by Adam, GoodesChildren's Picture Book 0-6, 2022
The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave GrohlInternational, 2022