Fiction, poetry and books for younger readers


Andrew, M. Flight to Antarctica. Cambridge, 1985.

Arthur, E. Antarctic Navigation. Knopf, 1996.

Barrett, A. The Voyage of the Narwhal. New York, W.W. Norton & Company, 1998.

Gemmell, N. Shiver. Sydney, Vintage, 1997.

Hooper, M. The Pole-seekers. London, Hodder Children's Gooks, 2000.

Hooper, M. Emily and Alfie. Hachette, Australia, 2006.

Innes, H. Isvik. London, Chapmans, 1991.

Keneally, T. A Victim of the Aurora. London, Collins, 1977.

Keneally, T. The Survivor. Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1969.

Layton, N. Mammoth Academy. Hodder, Suffolk, UK, 2006.

L’Engle, M. Troubling a Star. New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 1994.

Le Guin, U. Sur from the Compass Rose. Grafton Books, London, 1984.

Reilly, M. Ice Station. Sydney, Macmillan, 1998.

Smith, W. Hungry as the Sea. London, Heinemann, 1978.


Caddy, C. Antarctica. Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1996.

Coleridge, S.T. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Sydney, Shakespeare Head Press, 1932.

Stewart, D. The Fire On the Snow. Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1944.

For younger readers

Andrew, M. Antarctica: The Unfolding Story. Auckland, Waiataura Publishing, 2004.

Australian Academy of Science, The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers. Canberra, Australian Academy of Science, 2010.

Billings, H. Antarctica (Enchantment of the World series). Chicago, Children’s Press, 1994.

Bramwell, M. Polar Exploration: Journeys to the Arctic and Antarctic. London, Dorling Kindersley, 1998.

Bredeson, C. After the last dog died: The true-life, hair-raising adventure of Douglas Mawson and his 1911-1913 Antarctic Expedition. Washington D.C., National Geographic Society, 2003.

Bonner, N. Habitats: Polar Regions. Hove, Wayland Publishers, 1995.

Bradley, S. Global Warming - Your Environment. Aladdin Books, London, 2005.

Callier, F. Lilla on Ice. Charleston, Booksurge, 2006.

Callier, F. Silly Lila. Charleston, Booksurge, 2006.

Chester, J. A For Antarctica. Hamilton Books, Sydney, 1994.

Darian-Smith, K. Australia, Oceania and Antarctica. London, Hodder Wayland, 2005.

Dekker, A., Isham, M. and Isham, S. Penguin. Margate, Bandicoot Books, 2010.

Edwards, H. Antarctica's Frozen Chosen. South Melbourne, Lothian Books, 2003.

Edwards, H. Antarctic Dad. Lothian, Melbourne, 2006.

Freeman, P. Pole to Pole. Sydney, Koala Books, 2000.

Godwin, J. Dreaming of Antarctica. Puffin Books, Melbourne, 1997.

Gough, S. Creatures of the Antarctic. Melbourne, Reed International Books, 1992.

Green, J. Exploring the Polar Regions. Brighton, McDonald Young Books, 1997.

Green, J. Polar Regions. London, F Watts, 2003.

Hasick, J. Antarctic Journal. Adelaide, Era Publications, 1993.

Haydon, J. Journey to Antarctica. Melbourne, Nelson Thompson Learning, 2001.

Hooper, M. Journey to Antarctica. Gosford, Scholastic Australia, 1997.

Hooper, M. Tom’s Rabbit: A True Story from Scott’s Last Voyage. Sydney, Koala Books, 1998.

Hooper, M. and Robertson, M.P. Ice trap!: Shackleton's Incredible Expedition. London, Francis Lincoln Children's Books, 2001.

Jenkins, M. The Emperor's Egg. Sommerville, Candlewick Press, 2002.

Johnson, J. Penguin - Zoo Animals in the Wild. Appleseed Editions, Sussex, 2005.

Johnson, J. and Woods, M. Penguin. London, F Watts, 2008.

Kipling, R. The Jungle Book. London, House of Stratus, 2002. 

Kirkwood, R. Antarctica. Sydney, Young Reed, 2008.

Layton, N. The Mammoth Academy. London, Hodder Children's Books, 2006.

Lester, A. Sophie Scott Goes South. Melbourne, Viking, 2012.

Lester, A and Tulloch, C. One Small Island: The Story of Macquarie Island. Melbourne, Viking, 2011.

Mansfield, S. Polar Explorers. Glebe, Blake Education, 2008.

Mason, P. Polar Regions. London, Hodder Wayland, 2004.

McDonald, K. Antarctica. Melbourne, Heinemann, 1996.

Nicholson, J. The Cruellest Place on Earth: Stories from Antarctica. Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1994.

Parker, A and Parker C. Antarctic Flying Sea Birds. South Yarra, 60 Degrees South, 2005.

Parker, A and Parker C. Antarctic Penguins. Melbourne, Nelson Thompson Learning, 2006.

Parker, A and Parker C. Antarctic Whales. Melbourne, Nelson Thompson Learning, 2000.

Patrick, T and Hutcheson, N. Polar Eyes: A Journey to Antarctica. Dickson, CSIRO, 2009.

Poddington, L. Global Warming: Understanding Pollution. London, F Watts, 2006.

Poncet, S. Antarctic Encounter: Destination South Georgia. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Riffenburgh, B. Douglas Mawson. Cambridge, Scott Polar Research Institute, 2010.

Taylor, B. Collins Eyewitness Guides: Arctic and Antarctic. London, Dorling Kindersley, 1995.

Taylor, B. Pole to Pole. Tonbridge, Ticktock Publishing, 1999.

Tulloch, C. Antarctica: the Last Great Wilderness. Melbourne, Reed International Books, 2000.

Tulloch, C. Antarctica: the Heart of the World. ABC Books, 2002.

Tulloch, C. Sydney of the Antarctic. Sydney, ABC Books, 2007.

Watts, C. Polar Lands. London, Two-Can Publishing, 1998.

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