A Year in Girl Hell Book One: Crushed


It’s the first year of high school and everything’s changing. One of my besties is in a different class and the other has started hanging out with the shiny people. I’m torn between sticking with my old friends or getting the shinies to like me. But there’s a gorgeous boy in the cool group that I can’t stop thinking about.

Will I fit in or be Lexi the Loser forever?

A Year in Girl Hell Book Two: Dumped

Even though I’ve made some great new friends, I’m not quite sure where I fit in, And when girls at school start sending me nasty emails, my world’s turned upside down. Am I turning into Michi the reject?

A Year in Girl Hell Book Three: Burned

I’ve always been there for my friends when they need me. So where are my friends now that I need them? My grandfather is really sick and my supposed besties are too busy to notice. Will I always just be Mia in the middle?

A Year in Girl Hell Book Four: Trashed

I’ve finally made it into the shiny group. It’s great being the centre of attention, but I still need to prove myself. And maybe the only way is by doing the shinies’ dirty work. Do I want to become Alysha the Queen of Mean?

Science at Play


Simple and entertaining introductions to early science concepts:
Light, Forces, Weight, Heat.


‘A wonderful and creative way to promote scientific literacy amongst the very young’ -- David Lampard, Science Communicator, That Science Gang

My Baby Love

Come to me,
my baby love,
my morning child,
my bright-eyed dove . . .


A joyful celebration of mother-baby love, from waking at dawn to playing, meal-times, bath-time and finally – sleeping at dusk.

‘a beautifully crafted picture book . . . a wonderful gift for expectant mothers or new parents, as well as very young children.’ -- Leonie Jordan, Bookseller & Publisher

‘utterly enchanting. Quite simply, this book is exquisite.’ -- Veronikah Larkin, Melbourne’s Child

‘warm loving and reassuring . . . visually beautiful’ -- Magpies

‘a celebration of motherhood. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.’ -- The Reading Stack

‘a glorious celebration of the joy and bond between a mother and her young baby’ -- Chris Cheng, New Kidz Books in Oz