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Kids Reads

International Digital Children's Library

Read books online - from all over the world

National Geographic Kids

At National Geographic Kids, our mission is to inspire the next generation to protect our beautiful planet. We believe it’s never been more important to get children engaged with the natural world. Our magazine teaches kids about the environment, animals, science, history and culture,from 2009-present (3-month embargo). 

Oxford Owl

UK book provider giving access to many books online for ages up to 11 years

Story Box Library

Videos of Australian children's books read by professional actors.


Treasure trove of free audio stories for kids, aimed at children aged around 8-11 year old


Ebooks for kids, listen and watch ebooks online. Read a review. Write a book report and play games.


Over 500 interactive stories, puzzles, games, poems, videos and lessons

Wacky Web Tales

These Wacky Web Tales are geared for grades 3 and above. Check back monthly for new tales.

Who Next…?

When children ask: “Who can I read next?”, the answers are here.


Teen Reads


Download free e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and stream films.

´╗┐Fantastic Fiction

If you are trying to find a series, author or title, this is the best site.

Inside a dog

For lists, competitions, writers in residence and all things bookish in Australia. 


Resources and discussions about young adult (YA) fiction in Australia. 

Pitch Black

Love paranormal romance, supernatural beings and things that go bump in the night? This site is for you.

Teen BookCloud

An online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offers students and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content.



Teen Writers

Express Media

Express Media provides support and development opportunities for young people in writing and media though blogs, magazines, employment opportunities and resources.


Formerly Inkpop, this site lets you share stories and, if you're lucky, get published. Just set up an account and fame and glory could be yours.


The annual storytelling comp is under way. Closing date is mid September so you have plenty of time to create your story and tell people what it's really like to live outside of a major city. Your story can be created in any form of media: text, video, photography or audio.

QLD Writers Centre

For competitions, networking opportunities and resources.

Voices on the Coast

Annual literature festival that combines a writing competition for students.