April New Books for Primary

Andy Roid and the Superhuman Secret Book 1 – Felice Arena

When you’re half boy, half machine, it’s hard not to be a hero.

Andy’s just a regular kid with a normal, everyday life. Or is he? Why is a sinister scientist out to kidnap him? And who are his parents really? He’s about to find out, but this superhuman secret will change everything!

Andy Roid and the Field Trip Terror Book 2 – Felice Arena 

Andy’s trying to live an ordinary life, despite his extraordinary powers . . . But when a field trip goes terribly wrong, should he save the day and risk blowing his cover? With the evil Dr Baffi on his trail, it could be the last decision he’ll ever make!

Andy Roid is a dynamic and fast paced new series from the co author of Specky Magee. Sure to delight even the most reluctant of readers aged 8 – 80!

The Children of the King – Sonya Hartnett

Three children have been sent to live in the countryside, safe from the war in London. When they find two boys hiding in a castle, the past and future come together to make an extraordinary adventure.

A hauntingly beautiful story from one of Australia’s most acclaimed writers for adults and children.

The Candymakers – Wendy Mass 

In the town of Spring Haven, four children have been selected to compete in the national candymaking contest of a lifetime. Who will make a candy more delicious than the Oozing Crunchorama or the Neon Yellow Lightning Chew?

Logan? The candymaker’s son, who can detect the colour of chocolate by feel alone?

Miles? The boy allergic to rowboats and the colour pink?

Daisy? The cheerful girl who can lift a fifty-pound lump of taffy as if it were a feather?

Philip? the suit-and-tie-wearing boy who’s always scribbling in a secret notebook?

The contestants face off in a battle of wits and sugar, but soon they realise that things are not what they seem, and they find themselves in a candy-filled world of surprises, suspense, and mouth-watering creations.

In this charming and cleverly crafted story, award-winning author Wendy Mass cooks up a delectable concoction of mystery, friendship, and juicy revelations.

Lily and the Fairy House – Jane Tanner

Every little girl’s wish is to have fairy-friends of her own – friends who will show her secret, magical things. Lily and the Fairy House is a magical fairy book that has the potential to become a modern classic.

Strange Little Monster and the Swamp Goblin: Aussie Nibbles – Sue Whiting and Stephen Michael King

Sasha is different from other monsters.  All she wants is a quiet place to practise her flute.  Then along comes a swamp goblin . . .



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