BOOKS TO UNPLUG AND UNWIND

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ROALD DAHL’S CREATIVE WRITING WITH CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Practise creative writing with Roald Dahl, the world’s number one storyteller! These fun activities and writing tasks help to develop language and vocabulary skills, giving you the tools you need to write your own story. Learn how to create heroes and villains with their own interests, behaviours and backstories. Filled with top tips and ideas boxes, each book introduces techniques and methods to help you plan and write a phizz-whizzing story of your own!
penguin.com.au

 

 

THE GIRL WHO WEARS TWO WATCHES
Lily Kong
10-year-old Yi undergoes the divorce of her parents and believes that by being perfect, her father will return for them to be a family once again. To keep her world from falling apart, she wears two watches – both tell the same time, one watch given by her mother, another by her father – in her quest to be the “perfect daughter”. To break Yi’s obsession with perfection, her mother sends her to Beijing, China on a three-month exchange programme to experience for herself the bigger world … where one must adapt, be flexible and take life as it comes.
akasaa.com

 

SMALL GARDEN DESIGN
Paul Bangay
Paul Bangay is renowned for the expansive and elegant gardens with classical lines and symmetrical plantings that he has created all over the world. In this book, Paul applies his 25 years of experience with gardens of all sizes to reveal how best to structure, design and choose plants for small spaces. Chapters are lavishly illustrated with photos by Simon Griffiths and enhanced with lots of practical tips on plant types, soil, outdoor dining, lighting and making the space appear larger.
penguin.com.au

 

MEANWHILE IN ZAMBIA
Vincent Heselwood
Part memoir, part travelogue and part comedy, Meanwhile in Zambia recounts the author’s experiences with his partner Sasha, working with rural communities in the Southern Province of Zambia. Funny, at times shocking but always truthful, this expressive graphic novel is a warts-and-all snapshot of a vibrant, beautiful and endlessly fascinating country.
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THERMO COOKER FRESH FAVOURITES
Alyce Alexandra
Alyce Alexandra is Australia’s thermo-cooking queen. She shares with you her fresh favourites – real-food recipes celebrating seasonal produce, made doable and delicious in any brand of thermo cooker. From tasty pastas to curries, and even fermenting and preserving ideas, Alyce guides how to use up leftovers and how to get the most out of your thermo cooker.
penguin.com.au

 

MIRACLE AT ST ANDREWS
James Patterson
Travis McKinley’s golfing career is over. In a bid to escape, Travis decides to take his family on a long-awaited trip to the UK – a pilgrimage to the world-renowned golf courses of Scotland. Travis dreams of treading the hallowed fairways of St Andrews, where the game began. But when an opportunity to play in the Scottish Open unexpectedly presents itself, Travis can’t believe his luck. Could he have one last shot at the big time on the most famous course of all?
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