Stories


What will you read today? If you don't have time to read now, bookmark your favourite ones and check your Reading List later. If you are taking the bus, find our posters, scan and access a curated collection, part of Stories on the Go

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Stories for Travel
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Flip Flop Bay is the sixth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 7 – 12, but note the books can be read as ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Travel & Environment
Karen McMillan

18 min read

Published by Duckling Publishing

Google maps you take me though the underpass fast on my bike in the night my lights flash on the shapes of down and outs the louts, layabouts who ...More

Non Fiction, Travel & Environment
Melanie Dixon

1 min read

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Tim Saunders writes about his life and work on the farm that’s been in his family for five generations. He encompasses drought, farming during lockdow ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Biography & Memoir, Non Fiction, Travel & Environment
Tim Saunders

31 min read

Published by Allen & Unwin

It’s been nearly 70 years since my children left home. That sounds ridiculous but I am 120 years old. When they left, my house felt empty. I began to n ...More

Fiction, Travel & Environment
Kat Miller

12 min read

The time had come. In the warm darkness of his egg, the flamingo chick moved. Crack! His mother stood up. She fussed about, touching the egg gently ...More

Action & Adventure, Fiction, Travel & Environment
Andrew M. Bell

14 min read

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On the first night, Grace dreamed of country music. Traditional troubadours like Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson. She woke up with the twang ...More

Drama, Fiction, Travel & Environment
Jenna Heller

20 min read

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  Kingdom of Blong is the fifth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 7 – 12, although note all the ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Travel & Environment
Karen McMillan

17 min read

Published by Duckling Publishing

because of their size they gather crystals and clouds sharp and sparse collections of sun-catchers until that first nasty week in June then they lo ...More

Travel & Environment
Amy Blythe

1 min read