Book List in Order: 10 titles


  • Except for five godlet-drops that run in his blood, Harsu is human.His mother is Daama, the forty-first daughter of the fifty-ninth daughter of one of the Wind God's nine thousand or so children. His father was human too, a warrior–physician. But n...



  • Rufkin, a perpetual no-hoper, is left to work in a salvage yard while his celebrity parents and talented siblings go on a summer acting tour. At the salvage yard, Rufkin meets Nissy and a small boy who can only say "Help!" Soon they are caught up in ...



  • Dorrity is the only child in magic-free Owl Town. When she finds an enchanted book with dire predictions, she must face her enemies. And who is the strange boy who has appeared in the Beastly Dark? This stand-alone pre-teen adventure/fantasy novel ...



  • This poignant, funny novel explores the intricate influences of memory and experience, invention and deception.'Delia's body lay flat as a piece of paper, blank, as if everything on it had scurried off over the side.' Delia Whittborne finds herself ...



  • An adventure story about greed, rebellion, and finding allies in the most unlikely places. The Queen and the Nobody Boy is the stand-alone follow-up to the award-winning middle grade novel, The Traveling Restaurant. Hodie is the unpaid odd-job boy ...



  • A touching, tender and witty novel about men and women and family life.Sophie Redlove has a crumbling Gothic mansion to restore, three children to manage, a distraught friend - as well as possums in the laundry at midnight. She loves her absent husba...



  • The Warrior Queen is a subversive, funny novel about modern middle�-class marriage.Kate Wildburn is in trouble. She is an extrovert, a lateral thinker and a talented pianist. She is also a good wife and mother, and an attractive woman who enjoys be...



  • On the mysterious sailing ship The Traveling Restaurant, twelve-year-old Jasper Ludlow―by all accounts an ordinary boy―embarks on an adventure across Old Ocean and Lake Riversea in search of his baby sister. Jasper faces whirlpools, troublesome m...



  • Accessible, warm and witty, Barbara Else's fifth novel is her most effervescent. Suzie, a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, is the youngest of three sisters and a stubborn misfit. While Lara is now going for a top job in the Ministry of Customs a...







  • Lindsey Willow is stuck in the tiny town of Elford with her Auntie Jen, along with a host of problems sh e wraps up inside herself, and a dork-brain called Martin. S he hates it there, but neither does she want to return home to her arguing parents. ...