Then there’s the cost…but Project Gutenberg Australia has made many classic works available in the public domain. They’re available online to download or read from your browser. Once again, for free!
This link is for children’s literature, but there are titles available for the whole family.
- The Complete Adventures of Blinky Bill by Dorothy Wall
- Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel Pedley
- A Book for Kids by C J Dennis
- The Glugs of Gosh by C J Dennis
- Peter Pan by J M Barrie
- Lucy Maud Montgomery–“Anne of Windy Poplars and other books in the “Anne” series. Click on author’s name to access these ebooks.
- Stories by Mark Twain
- Stories by Beatrix Potter
- The Doctor Dolittle stories
- Stories by Robert Louis Stevenson–Treasure Island, Kidnapped, etc.
- Stories by Daniel Defoe–Robinson Crusoe, etc.
- Raggedy Ann and other works by John Gruelle