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Paperchain Online provides a fantastic range for the discerning booklover, with over 20,000 titles in-stock/online and access to more than 2 million titles currently in print. We have a secure cart and offer FREE POSTAGE (within Australia) for all purchases over $75.00

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upcoming events @ paperchain

Sunday May 24, 2.00pm, the launch of Our Little Yuin by Children of Little Yuin Aboriginal Preschool

Monday May 25, 6.00pm, the Australian Voices in Print Tour featuring Jenn J McLeod, Karen M Davis and Tricia Stringer

Wednesday May 27, 6.00pm, the launch of Turning Point by Don Aitkin

Thursday June 4, 6.00pm, the launch of The Secret Energy of Your Body by Irina Webster

 Big Book of Australian History (Cover Image)
Big Book of Australian History
MacInnis, Peter
RRP: $40.00

This is the second edition of The Big Book of Australian History, awarded 'Notable Book' by the Children's Book Council of Australia in 2014. Drawing on the impressive collections of the National Library of Australia, this comprehensive book


 Scream: #1 Human Flytrap with Sound Chip (Cover Image)
Scream: #1 Human Flytrap with Sound Chip
Heath, Jack
RRP: $13.00

Josh lives in Axe Falls - a town of mysterious disappearances, terrifying visions and unusual events. When his family moves to a spooky, run-down old ruin - and he meets a strange neighbour telling him to GET OUT - Josh thinks his life is we


 Craft for the Soul (Cover Image)
Craft for the Soul
Lincolne, Pip
RRP: $35.00

How do you harness creativity and bring it into your every day life? Crafter and blogger, Pip Lincolne shares her lifetime of wisdom on: x Prioritising your own creativity x Doing new things x Finding things that spark excitement and passion


 Challenge of Things (Cover Image)
Challenge of Things
Grayling, A. C.
RRP: $30.00
205(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 320

A. C. Grayling's lucid and stimulating books, based on the idea that philosophy should engage with the world and make itself useful, are immensely popular. The Challenge of Things joins earlier collections like The Rea


 Eat the Week (Eat the Week Recipes for Every Meal
Eat the Week
Barnett, Anna
RRP: $40.00
260(Ht mm) 195(Wdt mm) 224

Taking you from Monday through to Sunday, breakfast through to dessert, Eat the Week will take the hassle out of food shopping and meal planning and put the fun back into your week.It's Tuesday, you're feeling lazy and


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