Book List:7 titles
  • Winner, Australian Children's Book of the Year, 1967 No one had talked about fuel; what was the use of talking, anyway? But they all knew that engines which run on fuel have to run out of fuel sometime, and that the Egret just couldn't keep on go...


  • First published in 1962, Hills End is regarded as a turning point in Australian children's literature, paving the way for much subsequent Australian adventure fiction. On a fateful day in Hills End, a timber-milling town in the mountains of Victori...




  • While visiting his eccentric Aunt Clara in the rural Australian town founded by his great-grandfather, fourteen-year-old Josh, a poet and dreamer, finds a less-than-friendly reception from the local young people who resent his presence....



  • Winner of the New York Times Book Review Children's Book of the Year, 1966.Commended title, American Library Association, 1966.'The author has the power to get inside his characters.'—The New York Times'Conveys with insight the reactions, fears, per...