Books for young people

The Hopeless Heroes series
Sweet Cherry Publishing,
to be released February 2018

book 1 Here Comes Hercules
book 2 Hera’s Terrible Trap
and many more to come!

Humorous adventure books based on Greek mythology.





aliensAliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: strange and possibly true Australian stories
Penguin Random House
For ages 9 – 90, or anyone with the burning curiosity of a child!

On the Children’s Book Council List of Notable Books 2017






Mike the Spike
New Frontier Publishing, Ages 7+
Mike is proud of his spikey hair. Small for his age, his spikes make him look taller and very grown up. To his horror, he discovers he has lice. The great hat parade is only two days away and he longs to win a prize for best hat. But how can he, when he can’t stop scratching long enough to make one?

Available through bookstores, online, and direct from the publisher. See free teachers’ notes and classroom activities

First prize in CYA Conference 2013


Gross and frightening animal facts series:
TThat's Grosshat’s Sick!
That’s Stinky!
That’s Scary!
That’s Lethal!
That’s Bizarre!
That’s Freaky!
Pascal Press / Steve Parish Books
Also published in USA by Mason Crest

Winner of Whitley Award 2015 for best children’s series


naplanNAPLAN-style Language Conventions years 3 & 5
Blake Education





law in australia

The Law in Australia series
Making the Law and Breaking the Law
Pearson Library
10-14 year olds

On the Children’s Book Council List of Notable Books 2008



govtThe Government in Australia series
Political Parties, Federal Government, State and Territory Government, Local Government
Pearson Library
10-14 year olds




world issuesWorld Issues Come to Australia series
Climate Change, Terrorism, Euthanasia, Obesity, Tourism
Pearson Library
12-16 year olds




ASAAchievement Standards Assessment series
Comprehension years 5 & 6
Language years 5 & 6
Blake Education






casebooksLegal Studies Casebook yrs 11 & 12
McGraw Hill





interactiveLegal Studies Interactive Instant Lessons
The Australian Legal System, Civil Laws and processes, Criminal Laws and processes
Blake Education