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The Dragon Companion

Dragons come in all shapes and sizes – within the pages of The Dragon Companion you will find all sorts of dragonish information, illustrated with gorgeous images by Dean Jones

Dragonkeeper

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Dragon Dawn

Prequel to the Dragonkeeper series. Danzi is a youngster in dragon terms. A peaceful visit to a friend doesn't go the way he planned.
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Dragonkeeper

A slave girl saves the life of an ageing dragon and escapes her brutal master.
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Garden of the Purple Dragon

Dragonkeeper 2. Ping thinks she is safe hiding in the shadow of the Tai Shan mountains, but even here enemies find her and Kai.
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Dragon Moon

Dragonkeeper 3. Ping and Kai have travelled far, but their journey is not yet over yet.
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Blood Brothers

Dragonkeeper 4. Kai is 465, a teenager in dragon years. His search for a dragonkeeper has led him to Tao ... a novice Buddhist monk.
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Shadow Sister

Dragonkeeper 5. Tao must prove he is worthy of the name of dragonkeeper. But the road west is never straight and nothing for Tao and Kai is what it seems.
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Bronze Bird Tower

Dragonkeepr 6. After a long journey, Tao and Kai have arrived at the Dragon Haven. What they find is not the sanctuary Kai has described.

The Drum

black dog books' award-winning history series The Drum uses first-person accounts and non-fiction to bring history roaring to life

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Atmospheric

What is putting our climate at risk? What can we do about it?
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Black Snake

Was Ned Kelly a villain? Or a hero? What do you think?
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The Games

The Games is the real story of the modern Olympics
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Fromelles

The story of this battle, and the men who took part in it, is told with compassion and respect, without glorifying war

The Beat

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Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut was just a girl – but when it came to the job of Pharaoh, she was the best man for the job

True Tales

Picture books

For young adults

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Stagefright

Velvet S Pye is about to begin a really bad day, a miserable year. Things get even worse when she meets the students in her Cultural Studies class. A musical version of a Shakespearian tragedy? They must be kidding.
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Sugar Sugar

Jackie has left Australia with a psychedelic suitcase and a dream to become a world-famous fashion designer. She knows exactly where she’s going and how she’s going to get there. So how does a weekend in Paris send her spinning off course? How does she end up somewhere she couldn’t find on a map?

Ramose

Set in Ancient Egypt, this series of books follows the adventures of Prince Ramose as he fights for his position as the pharaoh's rightful heir

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Ramose: Wrath of Ra

“‘Ra will leave us in eternal darkness. It’s the end of the world.’”