A strong minded older woman, Mrs. Tucker moves to a small, isolated cottage in Australia where she discovers a Njimbin–a gnomelike spirit–and she must use all her cleverness to win the battle with it for her new home.
A pictorial history of the city of Melbourne, from prehistoric times to the present day.
In 1791, after being transported to Australia in the first shipment of convicts, Mary Bryant, her husband, two children, and seven other convicts, unable to endure the terrible conditions of the penal colony, organize a daring escape in an open boat.
Follow a female platypus as she hunts for food, finds a mate, builds a shelter, and cares for her pups.
Calwyn and her friends travel to the desert land of Merithuros to rescue the children held captive because of their magical gift of chantment, even as their friend Darrow begins a plot of his own. Book two of The Chanters of Tremaris trilogy.
A community of tiny fishermen called the Hairy Peruvians leaves home to escape the fierce Shining Spaniards, sails a teakettle across the ocean, and makes a new home in a faraway land.
Describes the author’s experiences growing up on the West Australian frontier, working as an itinerant rural laborer, and fighting in World War I. Condensed edition.
Aristan the magic spider befriends a group of unique and resourceful children.
Having lost her magical powers of chantment, 18-year-old Calwyn searches for the missing half of the broken Wheel of the Tenth Power so she can stop the plague and endless winter that have fallen on her world.
Sequel to Waterless sea.
In his letter to Alice, Grandfather describes how the Dreamkeeper captures the dreams that are full of dragons, witches, goblins, and elves, and keeps them safely away in dreamland.