Aim for the Top

Aim for the Top

Aleesah Darlison

Childrens / Picture Books

A junior fiction series written in partnership with Netball Australia Can Jade learn how to bond with the Gems? Jade has big plans to be a successful netballer in her favourite position, Goal Attack. She comes from a super competitive sports-mad family and wants to show everyone, her family included, that she's got what it takes. But so far, Jade's single-minded attitude has only succeeded in putting the rest of the Gems offside. Can Jade find a way to open up and let her teammates see that there is more to her than meets the eye? Perhaps a surprise friendship will teach Jade that she has to work with the team, not against them, to shine!
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Keeping it Real

Keeping it Real

Aleesah Darlison

Childrens / Picture Books

A junior fiction series written in partnership with Netball Australia Does Sienna still have time to play for the Gems? Sienna is crazy about netball, especially playing Goal Keeper. But Sienna's other passion is horse-riding, and when her Uncle loans her a beautiful palomino to ride at Pony Club, Sienna is ecstatic. That is, until she realises that between netball and horse-riding she barely has a spare minute. Soon, Sienna is exhausted and both her schoolwork and netball skills are suffering. She's even starting to lose her well-known sense of humour! Will Sienna find a way to balance her hobbies and chase her dream of becoming a great Australian defender?
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Running from the Tiger

Running from the Tiger

Aleesah Darlison

Childrens / Picture Books

Age range 9 to 12. When eleven-year-old Ebony meets enigmatic Teena, they instantly become much more than the 'default' friends Ebony has grown used to having. Only when the girls come to trust one another fully do they unlock each other's troubling secrets, enabling their friendship to deepen.Running from the Tiger is a tale of trust, friendship and the power that can be found once we stop running.
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Keeper of the Phoenix

Keeper of the Phoenix

Aleesah Darlison

Childrens / Picture Books

Ash Rover wants to do something important with his life.When he discovers a phoenix egg, he gets his wish.But the magical bird brings trouble to Ash's village.Soon Ash is not only the unlikely Keeper of the Phoenix, he is also on a desperate quest to save his family and friends. Keeper of the Phoenix is the first book in an exciting junior fiction fantasy trilogy by Australian author Aleesah Darlison. Young readers will eagerly devour this novel of evil wizards, mythical creatures and magic spells. The adventure continues in Taker of the Kraken (Book 2) and Sentry to the Centaurs (Book 3). Aleesah can be found online at aleesahdarlison.com/
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