Pamela’s Books

Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu, illustrated by Liz Anelli

Explore the seasons in one of the most astonishing places in the world.

Amazing Australian Womenillustrated by Sophie Beer.

The stories of 12 extraordinary Australian women from our past

The Fastest Ship in Space  (originally published as Shipborn).

Runaway grandmothers, emergencies, space pirates…all Katie wants is to live on a planet – but will she survive to get the chance?

Desert Lake: Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, illustrated by Liz Anelli

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre is a salt lake which fills with water only every decade or so – and what a change the water makes!

Princess Betony and the Hobgoblin, illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie.

More adventures with magic for Betony and her friends!

Princess Betony and the Rule of Wishingillustrated by Tamsin Ainslie.

Betony finally finds a friend – and learns that friendship is more complicated than she thought!

Princess Betony and the Thunder Egg, illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie.

Only Betony can save the magic baby bird!

Princess Betony and the Unicorn, illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie.

Lollylegs, illustrated by  Rhian Nest James.

Can Laura win Lollylegs back at the school fete?

Victor’s Quest, illustrated by Kim Gamble

Victor is brave and honest and kind…but not that bright.
Can he find a princess to marry who’ll have a bit of sense?

Victor’s Challenge, illustrated By Kim Gamble

To win Valerian’s hand, Victor must succeed in three challenges – but one of them
will test his intelligence…so, for the first time, he’s scared!

The Black Dress: Mary MacKillop’s early years

Before she was a saint, she was a girl…a novel about Mary MacKillop’s childhood

Mary’s Australia.

How did Australia change during the lifetime of Mary MacKillop (1842-1907)?

From Fire to Life, illustrated by Philip Blythe

Volcanoes provide the minerals all life needs…follow the journey from eruption to habitat creation

The Network Mysteries

Note: The Network mysteries are available as ebooks on Amazon as ‘The Tiger Bay mysteries’. Search for them by individual title.

            Hair of the Skeleton

A ghost is haunting the retirement village – or maybe not…Kevin, Peter and Ruby investigate!

            Scum of the Earth

Someone is dumping toxic waste in the stream that leads to the beach:
Peter, Ruby and Kevin investigate!

            Trick of the Light

Racism is feared when the local school is graffitied – but Ruby, Peter and Kevin are sure their friend isn’t the culprit.

Chronicles of Quentaris:  The Murderers’ Apprentice

In a world with portals to everywhere, Merrith tries to save Quentaris without killing anyone

The Wonder Dog.

Luke really wants a dog, but his parents buy him a robot dog instead…

Make me the flowergirl!

Megan really wants to be a flowergirl: will she ever get the chance?

Cherryblossom and the Golden Bear, illustrated by Beth Norling

When a golden bear walks out of the fire and asks Cherryblossom to make him a cape,
what will she do?

Pole to Pole, illustrated by Philip Blythe

Travel with the arctic tern from the Arctic to the Antarctic

The Centre of Magic

When magic sweeps across Floramonde, turning people into their deepest selves (like griffins and Heroes), Jo, Betony and Basil must find the cause and solve the problem.

Nanna, illustrated by Greg Somers.

Alex’s grandmother moves in with them, but it doesn’t work out as well as everyone hopes


The dragon Windrider has stolen the mind of the king, and Princess Betony must go after them and save her father.

All for Love!, one of the True Stories series.

A collection of true stories about love, friendship and family.

The Willow  Tree’s Daughter

The original Princess Betony book – Betony grows up and discovers
she is part of the Wild Magic.