Specialising in
Australian books.

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Your online and in-store destination for books by Australian authors located in the heart of Australia.

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Your Australian Independent Bookstore

Right in the middle of the vast Australian outback lays a rare gem, Red Kangaroo Books. 

As a family-owned and run business with years of experience in the book industry, we are dedicated to sharing a deeper understanding of Indigenous and Australian literature. Our distinct focus on Central Australian books, authors and publishers makes us one of the most unique bookshops around.

Unearthing the Treasures of Great Local Writers

As you browse our collection, you’ll find pages filled with stories of culture, daring explorers, colourful characters and art, ancient traditions and languages, each one bringing Australia to life. We believe that books have the power to educate, inspire and create positive change. That’s why we carefully hand-pick our collection of books from independent publishers.  No matter where you are in the world. When you choose Red Kangaroo Books, you choose independent.

Looking for your next read? Take a look at our rare selection!

Our collection is full of remarkable literature, so whether you’re looking for a specific title or on the hunt for something new, our team will help discover your next great read.

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Buying Book is Easy

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Customer Service

You can always count on us to check in with you about your order and keep you up-to-date! We also are able to recommend you a great selection of reading material too.

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Order online, and trust that we’ll deliver your book on time, well-wrapped and with excellent communication from the outback to the world.

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Tailored Range

Alice Springs may be small in size, but our independent bookshop is mighty in selection. Hop on over to Red Kangaroo Books or shop online today!

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