John Marsden




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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    A riveting story of courage, hope and extraordinary adventure.Thirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late 1700s.Barnaby lives on his wits and ill-gotten gains, on streets seething with the press of the throng and ...

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  • Historical

    Sep-2014

    Book 3 of the Tomorrow seriesWhat’s the biggest danger you can think of? This is bigger.What’s the toughest challenge you can imagine? This is tougher.What’s the greatest fear you have? You're about to find out. “How long do you think they’...

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  • Action Adventure

    Aug-2014

    You move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia. Tarrawagga is a hole. Its only ambition is to be a crater, and it has every chance of getting there. The last thing you expect is to have action all around you, dangerous stra...

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  • Literary

    Mar-2011

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2009

    Hamlet's father has just died. By the time they've filled in the grave his mother has remarried. Hamlet suspects foul play, and it's troubling his spirit. Or maybe he was always troubled. Ophelia is in love with him. His best friend Horatio can't wor...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2007

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  • Science Fiction

    2006

    The Ellie Chronicles - 3

    WHEN THE AMMUNITION RUNS OUT, WHO WILL BE LEFT STANDING? Ellie Linton is a fighter. She has faith in her own abilities. But she's not Superwoman, and enemies are everywhere. Some come crawling over the hills; others drive up and knock on the fr...

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  • Fantasy

    Oct-2005

    James often finds himself gazing out the window at night, wondering about other worlds, and what it might be like to live somewhere else. But it is all just a dream--until the memorable night he slips into the laboratory of his friend, Mr. Woodforde....

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  • Science Fiction

    2005

    The Ellie Chronicles - 2

    THE WAR MAY BE OVER, BUT BATTLES RAGE IN EVERY DIRECTION... Ellie Linton is a survivor. Because she's honest. Because she's loyal. Because she's incurably brave. And because sometimes she's lucky. But what happens to survivors when their luck r...

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  • Science Fiction

    Nov-2004

    The Ellie Chronicles - 1

    THE WAR IS OVER, BUT THE FIGHTING GOES ON... For Ellie Linton, fighting is supposed to be a thing of the past. The raids, the ambushes, the gunfire -- she wants it all behind her. Being back on her family's farm is what's supposed to make the terr...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2003

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  • Science Fiction

    Sep-2002

    Tomorrow - 7

    Since their home was invaded by enemy soldiers and transformed into a war zone, Ellie and her friends have been fighting for their lives. They have learned survival skills out of necessity and taken care of each other through impossibly dark times. N...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2002

    From John Marsden, the highly-acclaimed and bestselling author of Secret Men's Business, comes a practical guide to help single mothers enjoy and celebrate raising their sons. Drawing on his years as teacher and mentor to young people, John Marsden f...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2001

    Is there a geographical centre of Islam? What was Australia's political crisis in 1975? Are swinging seats found in a playground or in Australian politics? And why is gravity so heavy, man? John Marsden, Australia's bestselling writer for teenagers, ...

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  • Science Fiction

    Nov-2001

    Tomorrow - 6

    Hell’s a big place, but it gets crowded when Ellie and her friends take an uncooperative crew of orphans under their wing and into their hidden refuge. It’s not easy to keep four young children busy and happy in the bush, and things only get wors...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2001

    For twelve years Winter has been haunted. Her past, her memories, her feelings, will not leave her alone. And now, at sixteen, the time has come for her to act. Every journey begins with a single step. If Winter is going to step into the future, she ...

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  • Science Fiction

    Oct-2000

    Tomorrow - 5

    The action doesn't let up in the most explosive Tomorrow book yet -- another international bestseller from John Marsden.The journey to Stratton isn't an easy trip, especially when the enemy's headquarters lie somewhere along the way. And that's exact...

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  • Science Fiction

    Apr-1999

    Tomorrow - 4

    Ellie and her friends had been rescued, airlifted out of their own country to the safe haven of New Zealand. They'd arrived burnt and injured and shocked, with broken bones, and scars inside and out. They did not want to go back. But five month...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1999

    When a group of young hikers gets lost in a blinding snow storm, they find shelter in an abandoned hut. Inside the hut they find a man who ignores them and by morning he has disappeared. After they are rescued, they question whether either the man or...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1998

    She lives in the best suburb. She goes to the finest school. Her family is wealthy and powerful. She has everything money can buy. So why are there reporters outside her house? And why is her father telling lies on television? And why is the Premier ...

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  • Science Fiction

    May-1998

    Tomorrow - 3

    And then there were five.... It has been six long months since Ellie and her friends returned home from a camping trip to find their families and friends imprisoned by an enemy that threatens to steal Australia's freedom. Only they can stop this. ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1998

    With Tomorrow, When the War Began, John Marsden wrote the most powerful novel for teenagers ever published in this country. Now he has written the most powerful non-fiction work ever made available to young men. Wh...

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  • Science Fiction

    Mar-1997

    Tomorrow - 2

    Australia has been invaded. Nothing is as it was. Six teenagers are living out their nightmare in the sanctuary of a hidden valley called Hell. Alone, they make their own rules, protect what is theirs, and struggle for courage and hope in a world cha...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1996

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1996

    From the multi-award winning and bestselling author behind the Tomorrow seriesStaying Alive in Year 5 is a monster hit for primary school readers from one of Australia's most popular storytellers, John Marsden.Scott and his friends are simply staying...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1996

    From the multi-award winning and bestselling author of the Tomorrow seriesIt's your first day at your new cool school.By lunchtime you could have gone into the wrong toilets, gatecrashed the staff room, blown up the science block, been hypnotised by ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1996

    A comical choose-your-own-adventure book from the bestselling author of the Tomorrow series.If you're about to enter this book, we have a piece of advice for you! Be careful in here. Be very careful.Making the wrong moves in Creep Street can get nast...

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  • General Fiction

    May-1995

    A recounting of the Viking onslaught on the coasts of Britain and Ireland from the perspective of its victims. Fragments of carved stone from the sacred island of Lindisfarne indicate that monks and others saw the Viking raid on the holy place in 793...

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  • General Fiction

    May-1993

    "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian Lisa Morris could be the girl next door. She could be your cousin. She could be sitting behind you in class. She could be you. But Lisa, cool and beautiful Lisa, remote and private Lisa, ...

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  • Science Fiction

    1993

    Tomorrow - 1

    TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN: The astonishing adventure begins Ellie and her friends leave home one quiet morning, wave goodbye to their parents, and head up into the hills to camp out for a while; seven teenagers filling in time during school holid...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1991

    Maybe deep down every kid knows his parents want him to be the Pride of the School, the Captain of Cricket and Tennis and Rowing and Darts and Knitting and anything else that's going down. They don't want to know about the fact that you've had more d...

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  • General Fiction

    1991

    Through the mails, Mandy and Tracey become fast friends. They share news about their boyfriends, their siblings, and their pets. They trade stories about school and home. They confide their every hope and fear. Or do they? What are the secrets hid...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1990

    The stage adaptation of John Marsden's award-winning, bestselling novel. 'I don't know what I'm doing here. Well, I do really I have been sent here to learn to talk again. Sent here because my mother can't stand my silent presence at home. Sent her...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1990

    A book for all people.And all who read it will be changed by the experience. When Argus leaves home at fourteen every reader will travel with him.And what happens to Argus will resonate deep inside every one of us.Adventure, fear, passion: failure an...

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