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Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9
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Space Scout series
Thirteen-year-old Kip is an ordinary boy with an extra-ordinary space mission to save mankind. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. See Series lists for individual titles.
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Badger, H
No book cover.
33360
Space scout: slime volcano
When Kip gets trapped on a slimy, gross planet, he thinks it's the worst mission ever. Then he meets the gigantic hairy monsters that are stuck there as well.
ISBN 9781921690860
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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Space scout: the alien brainwash
Kip is sent on a mission to explore a planet covered with giant flowers, and he soon discovers the plants are not as innocent as they seem.
ISBN 9781921690853
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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Space scout: the big freeze
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and his 2IC, Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a cold planet inhabited by tiny dinosaur-like creatures.
ISBN 9781921564833
Series Space Scout series (1 of 10)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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Space scout: the brainiacs
When kids in the annual Smartest Kid in the Universe competition start disappearing, Kip suspects foul play. Can he get to the bottom of it, or will he be the next victim.
ISBN 9781921848025
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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Space scout: the dark world
As soon as Kip lands on this weird, dark planet, the aliens there are struck down by a mysterious sickness. Either Kip is deadly to the aliens, or there's something more sinister going on.
ISBN 9781921759772
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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Space scout: the gas giant
Kip can't wait to explore Vapod, a giant gas planet with cool flying aliens. But as soon as Kip arrives, the planet comes under attack. Can Kip save the day before it's too late.
ISBN 9781921848032
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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Space scout: the jelly people
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and his 2IC Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a planet with a giant underwater city.
ISBN 9781921564857
Series Space Scout series (3 of 10)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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Space scout: the kid kingdom
Kip is off to a planet without any adults. It's every kid's dream - a world full of rollercoasters, hover-boarding ramps and chocolate fountains. But when disaster strikes, are the kids too busy playing to save the planet.
ISBN 9781921759765
Series Space Scout series (10 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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Space scout: the robot king
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a planet with high-speed walkways, skyscrapers and friendly robots.
ISBN 9781921564840
Series Space Scout series (2 of 10)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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Space scout: the shrinking race
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a planet where the inhabitants are only fifteen centimetres tall.
ISBN 9781921564864
Series Space Scout series (4 of 10)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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The Tinklers three series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series The Tinklers three series (4 books)
Badger, M C
No book cover.
37345
Tinkler's three,The: the perfect pet
The Tinklers are finally getting a pet. They've done a lot of hard things to show they're ready for one. They've eaten an extra bowl of ice-cream every day, cleaned their teeth while hopping on one foot and done a very good job of making a mess. But, it might be more difficult agreeing about which pet would be best.
ISBN 9781742976273
Series The Tinklers three series (4 of 4)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Badger, M C
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Tinklers three, The: a very good idea
Marcus and Mila Tinkler are very good at climbing. But can they go from their house to the town clock tower without once touching the ground. It will probably be hard. It will probably be dangerous. And almost certainly dirty. It's a very good idea.
ISBN 9781742976242
Series The Tinklers three series (1 of 4)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Badger, M C
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Tinklers three, The: an excellent invention
When Mila and Marcus Tinkler get a letter saying they have to go to school, it sounds impossible. Who would feed the pigeons. Who would look after their little sister. Who would wake Mila up in time. Marcus needs a plan, and fast.
ISBN 9781742976259
Series The Tinklers three series (2 of 4)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Badger, M C
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Tinklers three, The: the coolest pool
It's a very hot day. The Tinklers have tried everything, but nothing seems to cool them down - not even hats made from ice-cream. What they really need is to go swimming, but they're banned from the local pool. If only they could find another place to swim.
ISBN 9781742976266
Series The Tinklers three series (3 of 4)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Badger, M C
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Illustrated stories from India
This collection of short stories from India contains fearsome tigers, greedy elephants, stories of trickery and cunning, mighty gods and goddesses, and even a dancing goat.
ISBN 9781409596714
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Baer, Sam (retell) & Firth, Rachel (retell) & Klauss, Anja (ill)
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Drac and the gremlin
Two stories told side by side. Drac is fighting the evil Gremlin and children are acting out the fantasy in the garden.
ISBN 9780140541427
Publisher Penguin, 1991
Baillie, Allan
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Dragon quest
When he embarks upon a search for the last dragon, a young boy travels through a fantasy landscape, full of mysterious creatures.
ISBN 9781863881203
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Baillie, Allan
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Imp
Brian and his parents move into a spooky house, whose previous owner was obviously a witch, and, soon, strange things start to happen. After a frightening encounter in the cellar, Brian's cap manages to catch the culprit.
ISBN 9780141314167
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2002
Baillie, Allan
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Old magic
Grandfather cracks his old toy top to bring back his magic from the old country. His grandson, a Chinese Australian boy, learns to understand the place of his own culture in his new Australian lifestyle.
ISBN 9780091829155
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1996
Baillie, Allan & Wu, Di (ill)
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Message in a sock
Tammy is safe at home, but her heart is with her father at the warfront. While her mother knits socks for the soldiers, Tammy slips a message inside each pair. But will her one special message find her father, and bring him safely home?
ISBN 9781925227383
Publisher MidnightSun Publishing, 2018
Baillie, Kaye & Joy, Narelda (ill)
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Arty Farty Marty: Paint smashin' kraken, The
Arty Farty Marty loves to surf and paint! Join Marty as he tries his tentacles at painting in the styles of seven of the world's most famous artists.
ISBN 9781760681173
Publisher Bonnier Publishing Australia, 2018
Baker, Dale
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Hidden forest, The
Striking collages, set above and below the water level off the coast of Tasmania, tell the story of Ben, a rather thoughtless boy, who sets out to catch as many fish as he can. Unexpectedly, Ben learns the value of marine life communities.
ISBN 9780688157609
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Baker, Jeannie
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Home in the sky
Light, a white pigeon, flies away and is lost in the city of New York. He is rescued by a young boy but Light must return to his real owner, Mike, to be free to fly. The story is illustrated with Jeannie Baker's beautiful collages.
ISBN 9780744575859
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Baker, Jeannie
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Story of Rosy Dock, The
Rosy Dock is a plant introduced into Central Australia by a settler who liked its red seed pods. This book, with detailed collages, follows the spread of Rosy Dock.
ISBN 9780744594751
Publisher Walker Books, 2002
Baker, Jeannie
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FArTHER
A father has a dream of flying. He makes beautiful wings of paper and feathers, but never quite manages to fly. When he isn't preoccupied with his dream of flight and air, he scoops his son up and they play along the beach. He always returns to his dream until the day he is called up to war, never to return. His son decides to make his dream come true.
ISBN 9781848771260
Publisher Templar Publishing, 2010
Baker-Smith, Grahame
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Croc on the loose
Crocodiles haven't been seen in Curlew Creek for years, so Sam is surprised and excited when his dog finds a baby croc. What is he going to do with it? His mum tells him to take it out of the bath, his dad tells him to put it back in the creek.
ISBN 9781877073137
Publisher Word Weavers Press, 2004
Baldwin, Grace MacDonald
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Let's investigate with Nate: The solar system
Ever look up at the sky and wonder how many planets there are? Or want to know how many Earths could fit within the Sun? Take a ride 3.6 billion miles away to answer these questions and more while exploring the solar system with Nate and his team of adventurous scientists! Walk on the moon, fly with satellite, gaze at the comets, and discover why Pluto isn't a planet anymore!
ISBN 9780062357427
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Ball, Nate & Hargis, Wes
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Let's investigate with Nate: The water cycle
Ever wonder where water comes from and where it goes? Or why sometimes it rains and sometimes it snows? Then join Nate Ball and his crack team of curious scientists as they shrink down smaller than a raindrop to see firsthand what the water cycle is all about. It's the learning adventure of a lifetime!
ISBN 9780062357397
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Ball, Nate & Hargis, Wes
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Builders
A look at animals that build and the reasons why they do it. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937675
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Burrowers
A look at animals that burrow. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937668
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Climbers
A look at animals that climb. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937750
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Dark dwellers
A look at animals that dwell in the dark. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937743
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Divers
A look at animals whose lifestyle depends on being able to dive. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937712
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Fliers & gliders
A look at animals that fly and glide. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937729
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Longman animal lifestyles series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Ballance, Alison
No book cover.
15227
Spinners & weavers
A look at animals that spin and weave. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937736
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Swimmers
A look at animals that swim. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937682
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Thieves & rascals
A look at animals that have adopted practices that make them appear to be thieves and rascals. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937705
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Travellers
A look at animals that travel considerable distances. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937699
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Nit Boy series
Feature an unlikely relationship between a nit called Ned and a boy with an Afro hairdo, Lewis. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Nit Boy series (2 books)
Bancks, Tristan & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
No book cover.
82264
Nit boy: bug out
Lewis is eleven years old. His blond afro, which defines who he is, is the home for thousands of nits. To Lewis, they are his pets. Mrs Herrick, the deputy principal at school, is determined to exterminate all the nits in school and Lewis is just as determined to get rid of her.
ISBN 9780980566413
Series Nit Boy series (2 of 2)
Publisher Laguna Bay Publishing, 2009
Bancks, Tristan & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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Nit boy: lift off
Lewis is eleven years old. His blond afro, which defines who he is, is the home for thousands of nits. To Lewis, they are his pets and one of the nits, Ned, is training as a jumping nit. Lewis is harassed by Mrs Herrick, the deputy principal at school, who is determined to exterminate all the nits in school.
ISBN 9780980566406
Series Nit Boy series (1 of 2)
Publisher Laguna Bay Publishing, 2009
Bancks, Tristan & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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Remembering Lionsville
We are taken back to the family home built by the author's grandfather generations ago and still lived in now by the family. The growing and preserving of food, communications with others, the way of life all beautifully and simply described with magnificent illustrations combining Aboriginal and western techniques.
ISBN 9781742373201
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Bancroft, Bronwyn
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Shapes of Australia
From boulders to bee hives, from mountains to coral, Bronwyn Bancroft explores the shapes that form our land.
ISBN 9781760129286
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
Bancroft,Bronwyn
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I is for Israel
Through the letters of the alphabet, from A for Ahalan (hello, welcome) to D for the Dead Sea to S is for Shuk (market), this is a celebration of Israel, in all its diversity. Find out about Israel's rich heritage, its families and modern-day life.
ISBN 9781847807083
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2016
Bar-Hillel, Gili & Das, Prodeepta (photo)
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Mousehole cat, The
Mowser, the cat, lives at the far end of England in a town called Mousehole, with Old Tom, the fisherman. They lead a very pleasant life until the day they have to brave the Storm-Cat to bring food to the children at Christmastime.
ISBN 9780744523539
Publisher Walker Books, 1993
Barber, Antonia & Bayley, Nicola (ill)
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Wolf, the duck & the mouse, The
Early one morning a mouse met a wolf and was quickly gobbled up... When a woeful mouse is swallowed up by a wolf, he quickly learns he is not alone: a duck has already set up digs and, boy, has that duck got it figured out! Turns out it's pretty nice inside the belly of the beast, there's delicious food, elegant table settings and, best of all, dancing. And there's something more: no more fear of being eaten by a wolf! Life's not so bad, considering the alternatives. That is, until a hunter shows up...
ISBN 9781406377798
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Barnett, Mac & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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Skunk, The
Leaving his home one day, a bespectacled, tuxedo-clad man discovers a small skunk sitting on his doorstep. When the man finds the skunk following him, the unlikely pair embark on an increasingly frantic chase through the city, from the streets to the opera house to the fairground. It's not clear what the skunk wants. When the man escapes the creature by moving house, maybe he is missing something.
ISBN 9781760067823
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2015
Barnett, Mac & McDonald, Patrick (ill)
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Action Tank
Once upon a time there was a boy who opened his eyes...and noticed something. He was lost. So begins the first adventure of Action Tank. The boy soon discovers he is not the only one on this strange planet on which he has woken, and while some creatures are helpful and friendly, others are not. All the boy knows is he is late home for his carbonara dinner! Join the adventure as the boy braves the dreaded Snowgers Cave and a two million degree lake with his new friend, a talking horse man, as he attempts to find his way home for dinner.
ISBN 9780648054900
Publisher Mike Barry Was Here, 2017
Barry, Mike
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Aboriginal peoples of Australia
Indigenous and non-indigenous writers work in collaboration with indigenous people to present a vast amount of information about the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Provides information on each author.
ISBN 9789812320650
Publisher Times Editions, 2000
Bartlett, Anne
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Tigerfin and the ferry children
Children on board Captain Harry's dolphin cruiser eagerly watch for bottlenose dolphins swimming alongside the ferry, shooting out of the water and making dolphin circles. Tigerfin just can't do the circles despite practising over and over. But, Tigerfin discovers that he has another talent that the children will want to see.
ISBN 9780980466836
Publisher Maureen Bartlett www.maureenbartlett.com, 2009
Bartlett, Maureen & Bailey, Shona (ill)
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Spiggie, the story of a puffin
Spiggie, an Atlantic puffin, is in training for his first ever migration. He is left guarding the burrow and wants to be brave and be able to fly and swim like the older puffins. Spiggie may not be ready for the Great Trip North.
ISBN 9780977549115
Publisher Maureen Bartlett www.maureenbartlett.com, 2006
Bartlett, Maureen & Milne, Sally (ill)
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Dougal's deep-sea diary
Dougal's job is boring but he loves deep-sea diving. When Dougal goes to spend a week underwater, his diary tells of the many wonderful creatures he sees and his adventures. Dougal needs a change from his boring old job.
ISBN 9781741245981
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2004
Bartram, Simon
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About this little devil and this little fella
This greedy little fella just can't stop eating honey and won't go home with his mother. The grumpy little devil is nearby chopping wood to make a fire to cook his dinner. But first, he has to catch it.
ISBN 9781875641420
Publisher Magabala Books, 1999
Barunga, Albert & Mueche, Stephen & Dowling, Julie (ill)
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Animalia
This stunning book of illustrations from A to Z has hidden puzzles and ideas that fascinate all ages.
ISBN 9780140541120
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1990
Base, Graeme
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Enigma: a magical mystery
Young Bertie Badger loves to visit his grandpa and friends at the retirement home for elderly magicians. One day, he arrives to find all the magic props have vanished. Bertie will have to solve the mystery before the magic show can start. Maybe you can help him.
ISBN 9780810972452
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Base, Graeme
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Eye to eye
Imagine you could soar high in the sky with an eagle or dive into the deep with a majestic blue whale. Come eye to eye with some of nature's most impressive creatures.
ISBN 9780670078592
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Base, Graeme
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Last king of Angkor Wat, The
Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo and Gecko are amongst the ruins of ancient Angkor Wat in Cambodia, wondering which of them would have made the best king. A mysterious visitor urges them to discover their true selves in a race to a distant hilltop.
ISBN 9780670077151
Publisher Penguin, 2014
Base, Graeme
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Legend of the Golden Snail, The
Inspired by the tale of a magical Golden Snail banished to the ends of the earth by a Grand Enchanter, Wilbur sets out on a daring voyage to find the legendary snail and claim it as his own. Along the way, he encounters strange creatures and overcomes many challenges. What he finds is not quite what he imagined.
ISBN 9780670073498
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Base, Graeme
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Waterhole, The
A stunning picture book that is a counting book, an animal book and a puzzle book to be enjoyed by all. There is wide appeal in this art journey across the world.
ISBN 9780140567533
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Base, Graeme
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Butti Butti bunyip, The
Nothing much ever happens in Butti Butti. That is, not until the huge hairy bunyip comes to town. Someone very brave will have to hunt it down.
ISBN 9781742991252
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Bates, Dianne & Holfield, Greg (ill)
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Cinderfella
Cinderfella from the Planet Jetsonia meets Princess Esmerelda of the Planet Earth and strange things happen.
ISBN 9780141312651
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2001
Bates, Dianne & Viska, Peter (ill)
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Hold-up heroes, The
Polly and James overhear a gang of bushrangers plotting to kidnap the Governor. Before they can tell anyone, they discover their father will be driving the Governor's coach and fear he is helping the bushrangers.
ISBN 9781876944384
Series Making tracks (10 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2006
Bates, Dianne & Wright, Kathryn (ill)
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Hanging out
When cousin, Weston, from Sydney is coming to stay, Ben is worried. He's told a lot of fibs about his life in Melbourne and Weston is about to find out.
ISBN 9781862918290
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Bateson, Catherine & Carruthers, Adam (ill)
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You turkeys
Jake and Anna's dad loves his neat, orderly garden. So do the scrub turkeys. Dad devises various plans to rid the garden of the turkeys but Anna thinks they should share it.
ISBN 9781862918160
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Bauer, Michael, Gerard & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Jane and the magician
The king has foolishly banished his magician for not making a rain spell. The magician proves him wrong but, of course, he doesn't know when to stop. Jane and her dragon must sort out the problem but those rain clouds can be persistent.
ISBN 9781406305289
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Baynton, Martin
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Alien Zoo...and you! The
Twins Ben and Jen inherit a secret alien zoo from their late grandfather. But, on their first day as alien zoo keepers they discover the zoo is in need of repairs, creatures are out of their cages, there's a VIP group on their way for a visit and the supercomputer is mucking up.
ISBN 9781925475630
Publisher Affirm Press, 2018
Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath
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Torty and the Soldier
Meet Torty. She's one tough little tortoise with a beat-up shell and some missing toes. Torty survived a great war that raged in Europe one hundred years ago. She was recused back then by a young Kiwi soldier. Torty is truly a World War One survivor.
ISBN 9781775433651
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Topics / Australians at war /
Beck, Jennifer & Colston, Fifi (ill)
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Muster me a song: the Anne Bell reciter
Anne Bell writes with love about Australia, the country and the city, the old and the new, young people and old timers. She has a keen sense of history, an eye for details and an ear for the music of words.
ISBN 9780957868113
Publisher Triple D Books, 2002
Bell, Anne
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Under the love umbrella
Whatever you fear, come close my dear. You're tucked in safe for always here. And I will never not be near. Because of our love umbrella.
ISBN 9781925321265
Publisher Scribe Publications, 2017
Bell, Davina and Colpoys, Allison (ill)
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Marvellous funambulist of Middle Harbour and other Sydney firsts, The
This is a story of Sydney in order of who did what first. Through a series of unexpected firsts, trace the events, people and places that have shaped Sydney, however unintentionally.
ISBN 9781742234403
Publisher NewSouth Publishing, 2015
Bell, Hilary & Martin, Matthew (ill)
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Flying feet
Henry loves running and jumping and twirling. He wants to find something special to do with all that energy.
ISBN 9780143302063
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Bell, Krista
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Bessie's war
Bessie is cross. Everyone else seems to have a role to play in the war effort and she wants to help too. But what can a young girl in Australia do to help the soldiers all the way over in Europe?
ISBN 9781922081667
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2017
Bell, Krista & Elliot, Belinda (ill)
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Lofty's mission
When Harley's dad takes his young pigeon, Lofty, to donate for the war effort, Harley cries, sure that he will never see Lofty again. Lofty is trained by army officers to carry important messages and flies hundreds of miles carrying messages from the field back to headquarters.
ISBN 9780734409812
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Bell, Krista & Miller, David (ill)
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Sniffy the sniffer dog
When Sniffy gets thrown out of sniffer dog school, he is sent to live with a family and he has to prove that he really is a clever dog.
ISBN 9780734404633
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Bell, Krista & Smith, Craig
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If the shoe fits
Cassie loves to dance and dreams of becoming a famous dancer. Problem is, she's terrified of dancing in front of people. Open Day at her dance school looks like being the worst day ever but there are some surprises in store for Cassie.
ISBN 9780734408471
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Bell, Krista & Smith, Craig (ill)
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Herbert the brave sea dog
Everybody loved Herbert, a small dog, but the person who loved him most was his owner, Tim. One day, Herbert set off on a boat trip with Tim's father but the short journey soon turned into the biggest adventure of Herbert's life. A true story of a remarkable dog's voyage at sea.
ISBN 9781921529306
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Belton, Robyn
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Madeline and the cats of Rome
Miss Clavel and the twelve little girls travel to Rome in the spring. As well as the warming sun, glorious sights and delicious food, Madeline finds herself embroiled in an adventure involving a thief, a chase and many, many cats.
ISBN 9780143304623
Series Madeline series (12 of 12)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans Marciano, John
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Mad about Madeline
The complete tales of Madeline who has many adventures.
ISBN 9780670888160
Series Madeline series (3 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 2001
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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Madeline
Something is wrong with Madeline and one night she wakes up in terrible pain. It's her appendix. So, off she goes to hospital to have it taken out. Her school friends miss her but they visit her in hospital.
ISBN 9780590133371
Series Madeline series (1 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1999
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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10132
Madeline and the bad hat
The Spanish Ambassador has moved next door, and Madeline knows right away that his son is bad news. He's mean to animals. One day, Pepito goes too far.
ISBN 9780670446148
Series Madeline series (7 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1984
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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16743
Madeline and the gypsies
Madeline and Pepito have run off to join the carnival with a band of travelling gypsies. At first they're having the time of their lives, but then they get homesick.
ISBN 9780670446827
Series Madeline series (8 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1987
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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12988
Madeline in America
Some surprises are still in store, even for Madeline.
ISBN 9780439096331
Series Madeline series (11 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 1999
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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14567
Madeline in London
Pepito has moved to England. To help celebrate his birthday, Miss Clavel and the girls pay him a visit. When his mother won't let Pepito keep one of his birthday presents Madeline is more than willing to help out.
ISBN 9780140566499
Series Madeline series (10 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 2000
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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Madeline loves animals
Pepito is the Spanish Ambassador's son and he lives next door to Madeline until his father moves to London. To cheer him up, Miss Clavel takes her charges to London and, then, the fun begins.
ISBN 9780590133388
Series Madeline series (5 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 1997
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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Madeline says merci
The 'always be polite' book of Madeline.
ISBN 9780670035052
Series Madeline series (6 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 2001
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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Madeline's Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas and only brave Madeline is up and about, competently running the household until she hears a knock at the door.
ISBN 9780670806669
Series Madeline series (4 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1985
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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Madeline's house
Discover Madeline and her house.
ISBN 9780140950281
Series Madeline series (9 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1989
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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2732
Madeline's rescue
When mischievous Madeline falls into the River Seine, a courageous canine saves her from drowning. Now, Madeline has a cherished pet but she doesn't know how the other little girls will feel about it.
ISBN 9780140566512
Series Madeline series (2 of 12)
Publisher Puffin USA, 2000
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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4449
Do not lick this book
Min is microbe. She is small. Very small. In fact so small that you'd need to look through a microscope to see her. Or you can simply open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she's never seen before- like the icy glaciers of your tooth or the twisted, tangled jungle that is your shirt. The perfect book for anyone who wants to take a closer look at the world.
ISBN 9781760293055
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Ben-Barak, Idan & Frost, Julian
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19473
Tales from a tall forest
When an innocent princess wanders into the forest, she finds herself trapped between a wolf with a ravenous appetite and a sweet little house with a secret. Meanwhile, a desperate fisherman enters into a very bad bargain with a power-hungry monkey. And meanwhile still, a tiny tricksy tailor promises a promise that not even the most magic of beanstalks can help him escape.
ISBN 9781760129590
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Bentley, Jonathan & Micallef, Shaun
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Baby animals
Test yourself on questions about baby animals. Don't look at the answers till you've had a go. Spectacular full colour photographs of baby animals on every page.
ISBN 9780545003919
Series True or false series (1 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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37672
Butterflies and caterpillars
Test yourself on questions about butterflies and caterpillars. Don't look at the answers till you've had a go. Spectacular full colour photographs of these beautiful and fascinating insects show on every page.
ISBN 9780545003926
Series True or false series (2 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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9875
Dangerous animals
Test yourself on questions about dangerous animals. Don't look at the answers till you've had a go. Spectacular full colour photographs of lots of different dangerous animals show on every page.
ISBN 9780545003957
Series True or false series (5 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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27934
Farm animals
Test yourself on questions about farm animals. Don't look at the answers till you've had a go. Spectacular full colour photographs of farm animals are included on every page.
ISBN 9780545003940
Series True or false series (4 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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13233
Reptiles
Test yourself on twenty-two questions about reptiles. Don't look at the answers till you've had a go. Spectacular full colour photographs of reptiles are included on every page.
ISBN 9780545003933
Series True or false series (3 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2008
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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True or false series
Question and answer books in magazine style, with lots of interesting information and great photos. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series True or false series (5 books)
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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9563
Dare to be different: a celebration of freedom in association with Amnesty International
A picture book of fairytales, folklore, Greek legends, Bible stories, poetry and contemporary short stories with strong themes of freedom and justice that reflect the purpose and work of Amnesty International.
ISBN 9780747540212
Publisher Bloomsbury, 1999
Bergin, Elana (& others)
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17464
Nick Mack's good luck
Nick Mack's best friend, Ellie, has a dog called Newton, whom she says is as much Nick's dog as hers. But, Nick wants a pet of his own. Nick finds a four-leaf clover in the park and his good luck soon kicks in.
ISBN 9781844280919
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
Bergman, Mara & Barton, Jill (ill)
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15361
Black skin, white cow
The most coquettish cow on the farm decides that she no longer likes being black and white, but it's not easy for a cow to change her spots.
ISBN 9781741660975
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Bernasconi, Pablo
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583
Dolphins & whales
Contains factual information about dolphins and whales with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9781405309653
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Bingham, Caroline
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18384
Human Body
Contains factual information about the human body with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9781405313803
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Bingham, Caroline
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87481
Little brainwaves investigate: animals, The
Take a spectacular journey through the world of animals, from how animal families protect, teach and feed their young to the climbing habits of an orang-utan. Packed with brilliant photography, wonderfully wacky illustrations and amazing facts, discover everything you ever wanted to know about animals.
ISBN 9781405351799
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Bingham, Caroline & Swerling, Lisa (ill) & Lazar, Ralph (ill)
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12460
Minou
Minou, a pampered cat, has a lovely life as Madame Violette sees to her every need. All seems wonderful until tragedy strikes and Minou suddenly finds herself on her own.
ISBN 9780868963662
Publisher Ashton Scholastic, 1987
Bingham, Mindy & Maeno, Itoko
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Scrambled egg
Fluster, the corella, is frantic. Her egg has fallen from her nest. Stripey and Leggy want to help her but, before they can make a plan, the egg begins to hatch. Soon, the strangest creature appears, it is definitely not a bird of any kind. Join Stripey and his friends as they search for the mother of the funny little grub that has hatched.
ISBN 9780646479293
Publisher Stunned Emu Press, 2007
Binks, Wendy
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8636
Where's Stripey
Father emu is in charge of thirty eggs. Once hatched, he finds it difficult to keep track of all the chicks and, inevitably, Stripey goes missing. Leaving the remaining chicks with his mates, dad sets off through the bush to find Stripey.
ISBN 9780646450018
Publisher Stunned Emu Press, 2007
Binks, Wendy
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11739
Origami heart
Kabukli is lonely in the big city until he discovers that, to find true friendship, you must send your heart out into the world.
ISBN 9780734416971
Publisher Lothian Books, 2016
Binny
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9460
Swimming
Colourful photographs and drawings introduce the social and competitive side of the sport of swimming. There are tips on what to wear, equipment needed, safety issues and rules, plus good warm-up activities.
ISBN 9781575729633
Publisher Heinemann, 2000
Bizley, Kirk
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10059
Bad guys, The
Portrayed as the villain in many a fairy tale, Mr Wolf wants to change his image. First, he has to persuade Mr Piranha, Mr Shark and Mr Snake that they, too, should change their ways and join him in overturning injustice, rather than simply eating the opposition. But, doing good deeds, such as rescuing cats in trees and freeing dogs in the pound, are not the simple exercises Mr Wolf anticipated.
ISBN 9781760150426
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Blabey, Aaron
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32640
Bad guys, The: Alien vs bad guys
One by one, the bad guys are vanishing. Taken! By a creature with way too many teeth and far too many bottoms. Is this the end? Maybe. But will it be funny? You bet your butts it will!
ISBN 9781760279486
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Blabey, Aaron
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21210
Bad guys, The: Do-you-think-he-saurus?
Nothing on Earth could rival the terrifying power of the DINOSAURS. Except maybe that Wolf over there...yeah, the one standing next to the Snake and the Shark and that other sardiney-looking thing. HUH?! This is ALL wrong. This is ALL bad. This is ALL awesome. Its time to get your Jurassic on, baby. Its time... for the BAD GUYS EPISODE 7!
ISBN 9781760279493
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Blabey, Aaron
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3220
Bad guys, The: Mission unpluckable
The bad guys have a daring plan to rescue ten thousand chickens from a high-security cage farm. But, as one of them is known as The Chicken Swallower, this mission could prove very tricky. Meet a new member of the team and watch out for the super villain who might just be the end of them.
ISBN 9781760154127
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Blabey, Aaron
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5934
Bad guys, The: The furball strikes back
The Bad Guys are about to have a very bad day. Mr Wolf and his bad, bad buddies have messed with the wrong guinea pig. And, this nasty little furball wants revenge.
ISBN 9781760157265
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Blabey, Aaron
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Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon, The
No matter what hour, she lurked looking sour, be it midnight or mid-afternoon. Her dresses were shabby, her mood always crabby. Her name was Miss Annabel Spoon. The ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon haunts the people of Twee their every waking hour and they've had enough. But, one day, the brave and practical young Herbert Kettle has a most extraordinary idea.
ISBN 9780670074747
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Blabey, Aaron
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73251
Noah Dreary
Noah complains and had been on a particular roll that day, complaining about this, about that, about this, that, this, that, that, this and the other (much of which involved his baby sister). So, off popped his head.
ISBN 9780670077182
Publisher Penguin, 2013
Blabey, Aaron
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54695
Sunday Chutney
Sunday Chutney's family is always moving so she has lived all over the world. That means she's always the new kid at school. Sometimes, Chutney gets lonely but she copes in a very modern way.
ISBN 9780670071791
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Blabey, Aaron
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22448
Bad guys, The: Attack of the zittens/Apocalyse meow
It's a zombie kitten apocalpyse. Don't panic and don't cry. Just sit back and watch the fur fly as the world's worst good guys take on Mad Marmalade's meowing monsters.
ISBN 9781760158774
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Blabey, Aaron
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4535
Bad guys, The: Intergalatic gas
The bad news? The world is ending. The good news? The Bad Guys are back to save it! Sure, they might have to borrow a rocket . . . And there might be something nasty in one of the spacesuits . . . And Mr Piranha might have eaten too many bean burritos . . . But seriously, how bad can it be? How bad?! Super bad. Its one small step for the Sort-Of-International-League-Of-Good-Guys-Guys. Its one giant leap for The Bad Guys.
ISBN 9781760279479
Series The bad guys series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Blabey, Aaron
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8098
Dog in danger
Cassie, Ben and Dr Joe are on a bushwalk when they bump into a family who have lost their dog. They immediately offer to help, but they can't find the poor dog anywhere. The weather is becoming dark and stormy and it looks as if the search will have to be called off... until Cassie hears a small whine from over the cliff edge.
ISBN 9781742753362
Series RSPCA animal tales series (5 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Black, Jess
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21149
Fright night
Visitors at a neighbourhood guest-house have been complaining about hearing spooky noises late at night. The owners are worried. Is it ghosts. It's starting to affect business, but what can they do to stop it. Cassie and Ben decide to engage a bit of late-night detective work to uncover the source of the ghostly disturbance.
ISBN 9781742753386
Series RSPCA animal tales series (6 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Black, Jess
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Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the rebel faries
When Eve discovers a miniature pink door and a fairy crystal, something strange begins to happen. Behind the door Eve and her friend Oscar are greeted by a green-faced pixie, and taken into an enchanted world. Orla, Queen of the Fairies, asks Eve and Oscar to help stop two rebel fairies from destroying the Tree of Life. Will Eve and Oscar be able to help the fairy kingdom?
ISBN 9781925594218
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Black, Jess
No book cover.
16277
Unexpected arrival, An
Cassie Bannerman and her friend, Ben, accompany Ben's dad, Dr Joe, on an RSPCA farm assessment visit to make sure the animals are being looked after properly. But, a surprise awaits them when they have to help with an unexpected arrival.
ISBN 9781742753324
Series RSPCA animal tales series (4 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Black, Jess
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11926
Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the fiery phoenix
Friends, Eve and Oscar, are exploring an old curio shop when Eve finds a crystal figurine of a phoenix. When she touches it, the friends are carried by a steep waterfall into a dark and dying jungle.
ISBN 9781925059441
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Black, Jess & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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4410
Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the Griffin's Gold
Eve knows that the life of a crystal keeper is filled with danger, but this time it's close to home. When Eve's grandmother and her best friends Oscar visit Eve at home, a griffin calls for their urgent help. In Dracburn, the griffins are terrorised by greedy one-eyed men who will do anything for gold. Can Eve and Oscar- and Eve's kindred animal, the dragon Ingvar- stop the one-eyed army before life on Dracburn is wiped forever?
ISBN 9781925059830
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Black, Jess & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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3183
Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the Hidden Giant
Eve is back in Marigold for the holidays. While out bushwalking, Eve, Oscar and Ingvar happen upon a strangely-shaped rocky outcrop. It looks like a giant's chair, and when Eve sits in it, her hand touches upon a small crystal in the shape of a giant embedded in the rock. Suddenly a huge wind comes out of nowhere and lifts them up. It carries them to the land of giants. The wind which brought them was blown by Trotag, a young giant caught between two worlds. All is not well in the land of giants, for the rogue giants buried under the ground are rising up, causing havoc, creating volcanoes and earthquakes. The creator giants don't know what to do- for their world, the world they took so much care in making, is being destroyed.
ISBN 9781925594003
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Black, Jess & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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24161
Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the last dragon
Eve turns up unannounced at her Nan's house with Oscar in tow. It's time to open the wooden box. The one her Nan had warned them was far too dangerous to go near. A crystal dragon figurine thrusts Oscar and Eve into a medieval world of dragon slayers, fire breathing dragons, castles and moats. It's a world at war. Can Eve and Oscar befriend these creatures and help save them from extinction?
ISBN 9781925059465
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2016
Black, Jess & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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5725
Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the mermaid's tears
Eve and Oscar find themselves in a world where cut throat pirates rule the waves, and where the language of the sea is the only tongue spoken. The mermaids need help. They're being captured so that their tears can be sold as treasure. But, if these protectors of the ocean disappear then the balance of the ocean is upset and all marine life is under threat. Eve and Oscar must find their sea legs and help save the mermaids.
ISBN 9781925059458
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Black, Jess & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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14441
Keeper of the crystals: Eve and the runaway unicorn
Eve and her friend Oscar are exploring her grandmother's forbidden attic. When Eve picks up a small crystal figurine of a unicorn, it acts as a portal into another world. Eve and Oscar wonder how they will get home again.
ISBN 9780957988415
Series Keeper of the crystals series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Black, Jess & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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5954
In control, Ms Wiz?
It all seemed so simple. To stop the local library being closed down, Ms Wiz sprinkled her special powder over a few books to bring them to life. But soon the greediest man in the world, some flopsy bunnies and a very royal couple are soon on the loose. Is Ms Wiz really in control this time?
ISBN 9780330347662
Series Ms Wiz series (4 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 2013
Blacker, Terence
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5963
Time flies for Ms Wiz
Jack should never have played with Ms Wizes new time machine, because now he has vanished in a puff of smoke. To rescue him, Nabila takes off on a weird journey into history and discovers that even time flies when you're travelling with Ms Wiz.
ISBN 9780330348713
Series Ms Wiz series (7 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1997
Blacker, Terence
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60613
Fangtastic, Ms Wiz
Two stories are included. Class Five's new teacher, Ms Wiz, wears black nail polish, has a talking rat, a special classroom aide and uses some very direct action teaching methods. In the second story, Ms Wiz is dancing with a tall, dark-haired man with long white fangs. Class Five go into action when they realise that she is falling in love with this stranger.
ISBN 9781842707036
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5949
In stitches with Ms Wiz
The day Ms Wiz becomes a doctor, the hospital is in for a surprise. Her stethoscope plays disco music, a pickled appendix escapes from its jar, and the childrens ward is overrun by mice. This is the second title in the Ms Wiz series.
ISBN 9780330347648
Series Ms Wiz series (2 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1996
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5956
Ms Wiz goes live
Caroline and Little Musha face another evening in front of the television, until Ms Wiz and her pet rat agree to baby-sit - and instead of watching TV, they go into it. Little Musha gets to mash a quiz show host, Caroline becomes a star, and as for Ms Wiz, well she always make the news!
ISBN 9780330348690
Series Ms Wiz series (5 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 2003
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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23513
Ms Wiz goes to Hollywood
Hollywood is full of strange people, but none as strange as Ms Wiz. When When she and Shelly Kelly win a trip to Hollywood, they meet their favorite stars, Mel, Courtney, Brad, and Leonardo, warts and all.
ISBN 9780330481472
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2001
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5975
Ms Wiz loves Dracula
The lights are low, the music is romantic, and Ms Wiz is dancing with a tall, dark-haired stranger ... with long white fangs. The children of Class 3 go into action when they discover that Ms Wiz is falling in love with Dracula.
ISBN 9780330348737
Series Ms Wiz series (9 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1997
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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24637
Ms Wiz mayhem
Ms Wiz's paranormal powers are at work in style in these stories. Somehow, she must prevent the closure of St Barnabas' School, stop Herbert the rat from meeting a sticky end at the pet-hating Harris household, and travel with Podge, Caroline and Jack to the Kingdom of Paranormal Magic and Utter Eternal Mystery, to meet her very unusual family.
ISBN 9780330442879
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2006
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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19123
Ms Wiz rocks
Ms Wiz is at it again. Podge is learning an instrument but he's terrible. Then, he meets a street singer playing the ukulele, it's Ms Wiz of course. When he joins her band, he finds himself in a TV talent competition. Also, Lizzie's cat is missing, stolen by fur-nappers, and Ms Wiz turns her into a cat to get it back.
ISBN 9781842708484
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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83007
Ms Wiz rules OK
Ms Wiz goes live. Caroline and Little Musha are babysat by Ms Wiz - and they go into the TV. Power-Crazy Ms Wiz, Mr Harris wants to shape up Podge, and take him away from St Barnabas, so Ms Wiz goes to the Prime Minister to prevent it.
ISBN 9781842708583
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2010
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5932
Ms Wiz spells trouble
Things are certainly livened up at St Barnabas School when Ms Wiz arrives. She has a magic rat, a rather rude owl, and some very special powers. But when Podges dad is turned into a warthog and the School Inspector loses his trousers, Class Three has to admit, Ms Wiz spells trouble!
ISBN 9780330347631
Series Ms Wiz series (1 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan,
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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8111
Out of control, Ms Wiz
Two stories are included. In the first story, there's a mice plague, a patient with appendicitis and a well person who gets wrapped in bandages. The second story finds Ms Wiz trying to save a library from closing. She brings the characters on the shelves to life, with mixed results.
ISBN 9781842708477
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5964
Power crazy Ms Wiz
When Podge is banned from eating chocolate biscuits and his parents want him to change schools, Ms Wiz decides to go to the very top. The Prime Minister is soon under her spell, and the politicians have been turned into monkeys. But there's worse to come as Ms Wiz goes power crazy.
ISBN 9780330348720
Series Ms Wiz series (8 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan,
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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37858
Totally spaced, Ms Wiz
Ms Wiz has to return a puppy to her mum, but the mum is on another planet. It means space travel - hang on your ears, folks, for a blast through the galaxy. Then Ms Wiz steps in with two paranormal friends, when the school needs some supply teachers pronto with some unexpected consequences.
ISBN 9781842707029
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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6983
You're kidding, Ms Wiz
Magical Ms Wiz has become ordinary Mrs Arnold. How can Class Three persuade her to come out of retirement and save their school? This is the tenth title in the Ms Wiz series.
ISBN 9780330345293
Series Ms Wiz series (10 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1996
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5950
You're nicked Ms Wiz
First Lizzie Thompson's cat disappears. Then Lizzie herself. Ms Wiz has a mission: to find the missing pair. Who will be the next to go missing? PC Boote hopes it will be Ms Wiz. This is the third title in the Ms Wiz series.
ISBN 9780330347655
Series Ms Wiz series (3 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1996
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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5961
Ms Wiz banned!
No magic, please! was the School Inspector's request when Ms Wiz became Head Teacher at St Barnabas School. But when Ms Wiz is around magic is never far away. Soon lessons fly out of the window, Ms Wiz is banned and Class 3 are stranded on a tropical island.
ISBN 9780330348706
Series Ms Wiz series (6 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1997
Blacker, Terence & Simpson, Kate (ill)
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Oshie
Oshie is at a new school and finding it hard to fit in with the students. He loves football and hopes this might help. But it seems unlikely as Oshie has cerebral palsy, which makes walking difficult, let alone running and kicking. When Oshie makes a new friend, he is determined that, together, they can help his school team win the Schools Cup.
ISBN 9781406324174
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Blake, Jon & Allepuz, Anuska (ill)
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3062
You're only young twice
An almost wordless picture book. The bright, entertaining illustrations show how older people interact with the young in all sorts of situations, at meals, out of doors, keeping fit and sharing stories, not to mention enjoying music, art and special occasions.
ISBN 9781842708569
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Blake, Quentin
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The very bear series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series The very bear series NEW SERIES 2018 (6 books)
Bland, Nick
No book cover.
74668
Very cranky bear, The
In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a wet and windy day, four little friends find a cosy place to play. Moose has marvellous antlers, Lion wears a golden mane, Zebra has fantastic stripes and Sheep, well, Sheep is plain. However, when the four friends encounter a cranky bear, it is plain, boring Sheep who has the answer.
ISBN 9781741691344
Series The very bear series NEW SERIES 2018 (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Bland, Nick
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6218
Christmas rose, The
The fields near Bethlehem are filled with joy when angels appear telling of the birth of a very special baby. Men are travelling to give the baby gifts, but Madelon has nothing, what could she possibly give him when she meets him.
ISBN 9781921720406
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Blaxland, Wendy & Hennessy, Lucy (ill)
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15200
Princess and the unicorn, The
The king is ill and only the magic of a unicorn might cure him. No-one believes in unicorns, except Princess Lily. Can she find one? Her two brothers certainly can't. Through Lily's efforts, the whole family is able to resolve some sad emotions.
ISBN 9780143301608
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Blaxland, Wendy & Millard, Kerry (ill)
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72124
Butterflies in my stomach and other school hazards
On his first day of school, a little boy struggles with missing his dog and the oddities of the English language. Perhaps he really will be in a big pickle on the bus. He doesn't want to open a can of worms but it is all a bit confusing.
ISBN 9780864618924
Publisher Koala Books, 2008
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Bloch, Serge
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10060
Reach for the stars and other advice for life's journey
You've got your whole life ahead of you. The road may be bumpy but, at the end of the day, you'll see the light and you might just find yourself on top of the world.
ISBN 9780864619730
Publisher Koala Books, 2010
Bloch, Serge
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1598
Enchanted wood, The
The cousins have many adventures in the strange lands at the top of the magic faraway tree, with all their unusual friends who live in the tree.
ISBN 9780749748005
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Blyton, Enid
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6117
Look out, secret seven
Scamper the spaniel discovers an unwanted visitor. Then, he protects the secret seven as they spy on a thief, late at night in Bramley Woods.
ISBN 9780340917671
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Blyton, Enid
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9546
Magic faraway tree, The
The cousins have many adventures in the strange lands at the top of the magic faraway tree, with all their unusual friends who live in the tree.
ISBN 9781865159676
Publisher Hinkler Books, 2003
Blyton, Enid
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3528
Puzzle for the secret seven, A
When the secret seven see a house burn down and, then, witness the theft of a valuable violin, they wonder if the two incidents are connected.
ISBN 9780340917633
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2006
Blyton, Enid
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11209
Three cheers, secret seven
When Peter and Jack search for their lost model airplane, they realise that a house that they thought was abandoned, isn't empty after all.
ISBN 9780340917619
Series Secret seven series (8 of 16)
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2006
Blyton, Enid
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13908
Fun for the secret seven
The Secret Seven are Peter, Janet, Pam, Barbara, Jack, Colin, George and Scamper the spaniel - and they're ready to solve any mystery. In this episode, the seven are desperate to help Tolly and his sick horse, Brownie. They will need to think of a way to hide an old man and his horse.
ISBN 9781444913576
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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10352
Go ahead secret seven
When a sinister-looking man gets George into trouble with the police, the Secret Seven are outraged. Spying on him, the gang are certain he's bad news. But what exactly is he up to. They need to investigate, and solve the mystery once and for all.
ISBN 9781444913477
Series Secret seven series (6 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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8276
Good old secret seven
There are strange happenings at Torling Castle. Someone is hiding out in the ruined tower, making the resident jackdaws very unsettled. Who is it - and what do they want. The Secret Seven are on to it.
ISBN 9781444913545
Series Secret seven series (12 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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1963
Good work secret seven
Peter and Janet are the only witnesses when a car is stolen. They saw the thieves, and now the whole of the Secret Seven are involved. But when they realise they're on the trail of a dangerous gang, the Seven don't feel quite so brave. Have they taken on too much this time.
ISBN 9780340917596
Series Secret seven series (6 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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3875
Secret seven adventure
When a priceless pearl necklace goes missing, the Secret Seven are the first off the mark to catch the thief. After all, they saw him escape. But will they be able to find the stolen necklace.
ISBN 9781444913446
Series Secret seven series (2 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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21388
Secret seven fireworks
Jack's little sister, Susie, is so annoying. The Secret Seven are furious when they discover she's formed her own detective gang. Then some money is stolen, and Susie is a chief suspect. The Seven can't quite believe it , Susie wouldn't do anything that bad.
ISBN 9781444913538
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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22212
Secret seven mystery
A girl has mysteriously run away from home, and her parents are frantic with worry. The Secret Seven will need to follow the clues and catch up with the girl before Susie, Jack's troublesome little sister, gets in the way.
ISBN 9781444913514
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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3919
Secret seven on the trail
Something mysterious is going on at Tigger's barn, and the Secret Seven are intrigued. Peter thinks it's all just gossip, but Jack isn't so sure when he overhears a strange conversation. Soon, the Secret Seven are hurtling into a new adventure.
ISBN 9781444913460
Series Secret seven series (4 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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2912
Secret Seven short story collection
This work features a secret store of stolen silver, a surprising view through a telescope, a shrill scream on a night out, a disappearing cash box and a dangerous accident and a trap for the Secret Seven.
ISBN 9780340944219
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2007
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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4010
Secret seven win through
The Secret Seven have a brand new meeting place but somebody else has been using it too. How dare they. Whoever it is is going there at night, and the gang are going to put a stop to it. They are determined to catch the cheeky intruder, whatever it takes.
ISBN 9780340917602
Series Secret seven series (7 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Secret seven, The
This is the first adventure of the Secret Seven Society, a group of four boys and three girls who love to solve mysteries. It is snowing and while Jack is trying to find his missing badge he sees some men taking a prisoner into a spooky old house. The seven decide to look into the mystery and find who has been kidnapped. It is not what they expected.
ISBN 9781444913439
Series Secret seven series (1 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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2914
Shock for the secret seven
Dogs are disappearing from the village, but the Seven are so busy arguing and falling out with each other that they don't even notice. Then poor Scamper becomes the latest victim and it's all systems go for the Secret Seven.
ISBN 9781444913552
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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3912
Well done, secret seven
The Secret Seven have a new meeting place - a treehouse. But someone else is using it too. The gang are furious, but then they learn the intruder is in big trouble, and needs their help. Can the Seven come to the rescue.
ISBN 9781444913453
Series Secret seven series (3 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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9431
Crossing of the Blue Mountains, The
A history of the exploration of the Blue Mountains, with delightful illustrations.
ISBN 9781863887076
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Boardman, Alan & Harvey, Roland (ill)
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9429
Eureka Stockade
An historic account of the Eureka Stockade, with humorous illustrations.
ISBN 9781863887083
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Boardman, Alan & Harvey, Roland (ill)
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3298
Peg leg Meg
Meg is the daughter and granddaughter of two pirates. Poll, the talking parrot, helps rescue Meg from the worst grandmother in the world. A tale of high seas adventure, kidnapping and betrayal.
ISBN 9780141303444
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1999
Bodsworth, Nan
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84015
Uugghh
Slug feels completely unloved by the world and can't help feeling it may have something to do with appearances. Happily, new-found friend Spider is on hand to explain that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
ISBN 9781846433726
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2011
Boldt, Claudia
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892
Permaculture gardens
Discover how nature works in your backyard. Compost and some vegie seeds, a shovel, hat and gloves.
ISBN 9780987407702
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2013
Bollard, Kellie
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64018
Paddington at work
Paddington arrives back in England after a visit to his Aunt Lucy in Darkest Peru and is soon involved in more adventures.
ISBN 9780006753674
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Bond, Michael
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64012
Paddington bear and the Christmas surprise
Christmas is coming, and Paddington has saved just enough bun money to take the entire Brown family to Barkridges store for a holiday adventure. But things don't turn out at all as Paddington had planned...and Barkridges may never be the same! Leave it to Paddington, that beloved bear from Darkest Peru, to turn a chaotic Christmas disaster into an unforgettable holiday surprise!
ISBN 9780064435956
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books,
Bond, Michael
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64029
Paddington goes to town
Paddington doesn't intentionally turn his friend's wedding into an uproar by getting the wedding ring stuck on his paw. Nor does he mean Mr Curry to slip on his marmalade sandwich in the middle of an important golf shot. But these sort of things just happen to a bear like Paddington!
ISBN 9780006753667
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1998
Bond, Michael
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64009
Paddington on top
Up until now, Paddington has managed to avoid school. But the Inspector himself catches up with him and packs him off. After one day, even the teacher wonders whether there is anything he can teach a certain bear from Darkest Peru. And when it comes to dancing the rumba as always, Paddington takes the cake!
ISBN 9780006753773
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books,
Bond, Michael
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64014
Paddington at the carnival
Paddington has never been to a carnival before so Mr Gruber takes him down to the canal to join in the fun. Hoping to win a boat ride for two, the friends enter the Busy Bee Adventure Trail. Paddington soon discovers that he's very good at spotting things beginning with the letter B but, it seems, that he's not the only one with his eye on the prize.
ISBN 9780007302888
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2009
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W
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64013
Paddington and the marmalade maze
Mr Gruber takes Paddington on a visit to Hampton Court. As usual, Paddington manages to turn a perfectly normal outing into an adventure. Mr Gruber and Paddington are just about to be followed home by a crowd of eager tourists when Paddington manages to lose them all in the maze.
ISBN 9780007107681
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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20342
Paddington and the tutti frutti rainbow
The Browns decide to take Paddington to the seaside but they are disappointed when the rain threatens to spoil their day. Paddington soon cheers up when he is treated to an extra special ice-cream and the sun comes out at last.
ISBN 9780006647638
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2000
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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19754
Paddington at the Palace
When Mr Gruber takes Paddington to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guard, there are so many people in the way, he can't see a thing. But, a mysterious someone on high comes to his rescue and Paddington has a very good idea who it might be.
ISBN 9780007104406
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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15503
Paddington at the Tower
When Paddington visits the Tower of London, he makes sure he has enough marmalade sandwiches to sustain him, a whole suitcase in fact. Unfortunately, Paddington soon discovers that it's not only bears who like sandwiches.
ISBN 9780007341412
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64033
Paddington takes the test
Paddington propels himself from one light-hearted disaster to another.
ISBN 9780618183845
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2002
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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3255
Paddington the artist
When Mr Gruber shows Paddington an outdoor painting exhibition, he is inspired to take up a new hobby. Paddington collects his paints and brushes, and goes out into the garden to work on his masterpieces. Soon, Paddington has enough pictures to open his own exhibition but he becomes rather discouraged when no one stops to buy one. But, there is one mysterious person who appreciates Paddington's art.
ISBN 9780006647454
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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794
Bear called Paddington, A
The Browns first met Paddington on a railway station. He had travelled all the way from darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington can make ordinary things become extraordinary.
ISBN 9780207112348
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2001
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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7944
More about Paddington
With his attempts at home decorating, detective work and photography, the Brown family soon find that Paddington causes his own particular brand of chaos.
ISBN 9780006753438
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64008
Paddington abroad
The Browns are going abroad, and Paddington considers a holiday in France is not to be taken lightly, So he packs a disguise outfit, his magic set and a map of France printed on a tea towel.
ISBN 9780006753452
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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16992
Paddington at large
Includes some of Paddington's best adventures and misadventures such as his wild ride on a power lawnmower and his appearance on a game show, where his unusual logic wins him the jackpot.
ISBN 9780618196784
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2002
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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10449
Paddington at the zoo
When Paddington visits the zoo, he takes enough marmalade sandwiches with him to last all day. However, he is none too pleased when he realises how popular they are with the zoos inhabitants.
ISBN 9780006647447
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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23406
Paddington goes for gold
Paddington is in high competitive spirits when he accompanies the Brown family to a local sports day. Nothing goes quite as planned. Will a gold medal ever be within Paddington's reach?
ISBN 9780007427734
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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9705
Paddington goes to hospital
After trying to get his kite out of a tree by rather unusual methods, Paddington, the bear, finds himself being whisked off to hospital in an ambulance. He is examined by doctors, X-rayed and operated on.
ISBN 9780001984127
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2002
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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91864
Paddington helps out
Somehow trouble comes naturally to Paddington. What other bear could upset the whole cinema by standing on his seat to boo the 'bad guy' in the cowboy film. Or drip icecream on the people down below. Or flood the launderette and saw Mr Curry's kitchen into little pieces.
ISBN 9780006753445
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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11912
Paddington in the garden
When Paddington starts to make a list of all the nice things he can think of about being a bear and living with the Browns he is sure to include the garden.
ISBN 9780007123162
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64031
Paddington marches on
Paddington tries his paw as a chimney sweep, washes barrels in a marmalade factory and frightens the wits out of the visitors to Madame Tussaud's Wax Work Museum.
ISBN 9780395066423
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 1965
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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38215
Paddington races ahead
Somehow Paddington Bear always manages to find himself in unusual situations. So it is no surprise when he gets into a spot of bother with some shaving cream, causes a London bus to be evacuated, and is mistaken for a famous Peruvian hurdler by a film crew. Will the chance of becoming a star of the screen take Paddington away from the Brown family of number 32 Windsor Gardens?
ISBN 9780007458844
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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8504
Paddington takes the air
For most people, 'taking the air' is merely taking a simple stroll but, as all true Paddington admirers might expect, nothing is simple for Paddington. As usual, though, he retains his talent for turning his sticky moments into great triumph.
ISBN 9780618331413
Series Paddington Bear series (28 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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15504
It wasn't me
Imagine swallowing a computer chip and becoming a living computer. Imagine almost burning down your school. Imagine being Harry Manners. He is a very unusual boy. His family don't understand him and his teachers wish he would stop daydreaming. But, Harry thinks he's doing just fine, as long as he has a stash of Max Masters comics to read and his imaginary pet pig, Monty, to take for a walk.
ISBN 9780552573139
Publisher Corgi Books, 2016
Bond, Michael & Stewart, Joel (ill)
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20025
Astronomy
Find out how do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies, how different telescopes work and what a nebula is. Lots of fascinating facts, amazing photographs and illustrations, and a glossary explaining the specialist terms used. See the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.
ISBN 9781409565246
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2014
Bone, Emily
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3795
Iron Age, The
Find out all about the Iron Age. Discover how people made iron, and how it was used to make tools and weapons.
ISBN 9781409586425
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Topics / STEM /
Bone, Emily
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11383
Poisonous animals
Lots of fascinating facts, colourful photographs and illustrations reveal the dangerous world of poisonous animals, from stinging scorpions to venomous creatures under the sea. Each page features a different type of poisonous animal, fish or insect, and the ways they use their poison or venom to attack rivals, hunt for prey or defend themselves.
ISBN 9781409581581
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Bone, Emily
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14096
Owls
A fascinating introduction to owls, including nesting, hunting, living at night and camouflage. Find out how owls find their way in the dark, what they eat, and what a baby owl is called. Full of interesting facts, illustrations and colour photographs, with a glossary of teems and internet links to exciting websites.
ISBN 9781409530664
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2013
Bone, Emily & Cooper, Jenny (ill)
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4989
Penguins
Lots of fascinating facts, stunning photographs and illustrations reveal a lot about the world of penguins. Find out where penguins live, what they eat and how they catch their food. Includes a glossary of terms and selected internet links to exciting websites about penguins.
ISBN 9780746099667
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2009
Bone, Emily & Cooper, Jenny (ill) & Haggerty, Tim (ill)
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41501
It all starts with a seed: how food grows
Did you know that some food needs the wind to grow? And some food grows in the dark? What food grows in water? And which nut isn't a nut at all, but a type of bean that grows underground? Find out the answers to these quirky questions and lots more about how all kinds of food grows in this awesome book!
ISBN 9781474922456
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Bone, Emily & Elford, Sally (ill)
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9430
Maddy in the middle
Maddy doesn't have a special place in her family. She's not the youngest, or the oldest, or the cutest. She's just quiet little Maddy, lost in the middle of her big, boisterous family. But, Silky the cat knows how special she is.
ISBN 9781862914452
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Bone, Ian
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35363
Philomena Wonderpen is a school camp star
Philomena Wonderpen's class is going on a school camp. Philomena is so excited and she can't wait to go hiking, build a campfire and have a midnight feast. She might get to use her magic wonderpen. Not even Sarah Sullivan with her matching pink backpack can spoil the fun.
ISBN 9780143303329
Series Philomena wonderpen series (3 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Bone, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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1748
Philomena wonderpen is a teeny weeny doll
Philomena has a wonderpen which can get her in to trouble if she is not careful. It may also open up all sorts of wonderful opportunities. Philomena may even be able to use it to win a mountain of toys to share with her friends.
ISBN 9780143302346
Series Philomena wonderpen series (2 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Bone, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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894
Philomena Wonderpen is a very naughty teacher
When Philomena receives her very own wonderpen for her eighth birthday, she finds a way to make her daydreams come true.
ISBN 9780143302339
Series Philomena wonderpen series (1 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Bone, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Philomena wonderpen series
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Series Philomena wonderpen series (3 books)
Bone, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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13376
Scarlett's bat
Scarlett Finnegan loves cricket but never gets to play on the team. When McGanty breaks his leg she has the chance to prove her worth, but is it just her talent. It seems as if she has a magic bat.
ISBN 9780143300427
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2003
Bone, Ian & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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48005
Drongoes
It's cross-country time at school and Jack really wants to beat Rocket Robson across the finish line.
ISBN 9781862919822
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Bongers, Christine & McGuiness, Dan (ill)
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4158
Anzac tree, The
In 1916, two brothers planted two trees on their farm. They then headed far away to France to fight in the Great War. The Anzac tree tells the story of a century of Australian generations who went to war, and the story of those who were left behind.
ISBN 9781760154226
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2017
Booth, Christina
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9031
Purinina, a devil's tale
Purinina, the Tasmanian devil, experiences the joys and sadness of life. But it is hard to survive when you are left without a mum.
ISBN 9780734409942
Publisher Lothian Books, 2007
Booth, Christina
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27464
Potato music
It is wartime and the family is desperately poor. But, they are content because they still have their piano and music. There comes a time when they have to make unpleasant sacrifices but they never give up hope.
ISBN 9781862917880
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Booth, Christina & Groves, Pete (ill)
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5604
Chaucer the cat and the animal pilgrims
A group of pilgrims gather in Paris at Notre Dame. Their leader, Chaucer, the cat from London, suggests they pass the time by retelling stories from their countries of origin, including Australia, the West Indies, Africa, North America, China and India.
ISBN 9780747547907
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2002
Borlenghi, Patricia
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4973
Axel & Beast: Grabbem getaway, The
Axel is a 12 year old boy who loves video games. His life is turned upside down when one day a huge robot breaks into his garage. The robot is BEAST and he is running away from Grabbem Industries who want him to destroy the environment. Axel and BEAST go on the run and, helped by Agent Omega, try to keep BEAST safe.
ISBN 9781760127800
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Bott, Adrian. C. & Isaac, Andy (ill)
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11902
Amy and the Wilpena flood
Amy and her friends take an exciting time travel adventure with the help of a rainbow necklace. After finding a map of South Australia with a mysterious location, the necklace takes them to Wilpena Pound in the early 1900s. Here they meet Jessie Hill, whose family is threatened by a disastrous flood. The girls learn about courage and the value of true friendship.
ISBN 9781921632358
Publisher Wombat Books, 2013
Bouma, Claudia
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4889
Silver shoes: Studio showdown
It's time for the end of year concert at Silver Shoes. Everyone is super excited and the studios are buzzing. Miss Caroline assigns Paige and Ellie a junior class and challenges them to put together a jive-style dance for the concert. Paige is thrilled to be choreographing with her best friend until she realises they have completely different ideas about what they want to do.
ISBN 9780857989093
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Bound, Samantha- Ellen
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29869
Silver shoes: And all that jazz
Eleanor (Ellie) is obsessed with dance and attends Silver Shoes Dance Studio as often as she can. Jazz is her favourite dance style. With an elite troupe being selected for a competition, Ellie is dismayed when new girl appears to be a serious challenge to her position as best dancer at Silver Shoes.
ISBN 9780857982827
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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23354
Silver shoes: Breaking pointe
Riley loves ballet. It's her favourite style and she's great at it, with perfect technique and natural athleticism. But, it's not just dancing she loves, it's all sports. With her carefree attitude, Riley is happy to ignore everyone who says she does too much. When she scores a lead role in the upcoming ballet eisteddfod, Riley is super excited but, one fouette too late, she realises that her sporting and Silver Shoes commitments clash.
ISBN 9780857983749
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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4554
Silver shoes: Broadway baby
Jazz has always been Ellie's thing and she has big dreams of making it on Broadway. Her chance to leap into this world comes when auditions for a grand musical are announced. Ellie is sure she has what it takes to be a star of the stage. That is, until she realises she needs to be able to tap and the all-too-perfect Cadence Kohdean comes into the picture.
ISBN 9780857989031
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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Silver shoes: Dance till you drop
Paige has grown up dancing and takes almost every class at Silver Shoes. She loves her friends there but often feels pushed into dancing by her mum, who was once a dancer. With a ballroom competition coming up and her waltz looking less than graceful, Paige's confidence begins to crack. She wants to make everyone happy but things become difficult with her best friend and Benji, her ballroom partner.
ISBN 9780857983725
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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29822
Silver shoes: Hit the streets
As her parents' business has folded and money is tight, Ashley has had to leave her old dance school. The girls there were very unfriendly so Silver Shoes is a pleasant change. Ashley discovers hip-hop and, with the help of her sister, manages to fund the extra lessons through her own hard work. Ashley really wants to win the Danceworks competition and get a new hip-hop wardrobe to wear for the upcoming festival.
ISBN 9780857982841
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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3871
Silver shoes: Lights, camera, action
When an agent comes to Silver Shoes looking for the best junior dancers, everyone wants to strut their stuff. Although Ash acts the class clown, she is desperate to get an interview. Ash hopes her new dancehall moves will impress enough for her to star in a music video.
ISBN 9780857989055
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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Silver shoes: Rhythm and blues
Riley has sprained her ankle playing basketball and has to miss three weeks of dancing. Sitting at home is difficult for active Riley and she decides to help out at Silver Shoes. Excitingly, Miss Caroline makes Riley her personal assistant. But, Riley might just be getting too carried away with her new role and becoming bossy. And, her impatience to get back out on the dance floor might make her injury even worse.
ISBN 9780857989079
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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17116
Aphrodite Alexandra
Aphrodite Alexandra is named after both her grandmothers who grew up in different countries and don't want anything to do with each other at all. Aphrodite Alexandra visits both grandmothers often and loves the stories they tell her about their childhoods. She realises they both have more in common than they think.
ISBN 9780734409966
Bouras, Gillian & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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What the sky knows
An imaginative book of shapes and colours.
ISBN 9780702235016
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2005
Bourke, Nike & Danalis, Stella (ill)
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5631
All about Korea: Stories, songs, crafts and games for kids
All About Korea is a great book for teaching children the finer aspects of Korean culture, their way of life and etiquette. This book includes favourite games, special holiday times and after school activities that are unique to Korea.
ISBN 9780804849388
Publisher Tuttle Publishing, 2011
Bowler, Ann Martin & Barg, Soosoonam (ill)
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34161
Ants
A fascinating look into the world of ants, their habitats and how they keep safe from predators. Find out where ants live, what they eat and how much weight they can carry.
ISBN 9781409581604
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Bowman, Lucy & Parker, Paul (ill) & Simo, Roger (ill)
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4907
Antarctica
Find out fascinating facts about Antarctica.
ISBN 9780746080351
Series Usborne beginners series (44 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2007
Bowman, Lucy & Stower, Adam (ill)
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9465
Aussiemaze
A unique book that presents descriptions of ten Australian animals, including their behaviours, habitats and predators, in a maze format that shows their natural environment.
ISBN 9780864613394
Publisher Koala Books, 2001
Bowring, Jane & Rossell, Judith
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17490
Mr Trim and Miss Jumble
Mr Trim is neat and tidy with a neat and tidy class. When he's sick, he's replaced by Miss Jumble who untidies everything.
ISBN 9781844289554
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
Boxall, Ed
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9514
Here come the heebie jeebies and other scary poems
While not particularly frightening, the poems in this British anthology are delightfully appealing to children because they appear so distasteful to adults. Topics include being left out, making mistakes at school and those niggling night-time fears.
ISBN 9780750029339
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2000
Bradman, Tony & Roberts, David (ill)
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9515
All aboard the toy train
Poetry, playfully illustrated by Ian Cunliffe, that explores the joys and disappointments of toys - what children want as gifts, what they receive, what they grow tired of and what they break.
ISBN 9780750233170
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2001
Bradman, Tony (comp) & Cunliffe, Ian (ill)
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5040
Lilli-Pilli's sister
Lilli-Pilli's mum is having a baby and she thinks it will be a girl, but all the other animals think it will be a boy. Could Lilli-Pilli be wrong.
ISBN 9781921977589
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Branford, Anna & Catchlove, Linda (ill)
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18216
Neville no-phone
Neville is the only kid in his whole class without a mobile phone. Or, so he tells his parents. When it's clear that Neville's parents can't be persuaded to get him a phone, Neville enlists the help of his mate, Enzo. They are determined. Humans have walked on the moon and they've built the pyramids. Surely, if they put their minds to it, Neville and Enzo can find a way.
ISBN 9781921529962
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Branford, Anna & Chadwick, Kat (ill)
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Lily the elf series
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Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
No book cover.
11917
Lily the elf: Elf flute, The
Lily really wants to play her new sliver elf flute at the Grand Elf Concert. But, she can only make horrible, whiffling sounds with it. Lily wonders how on earth she will get to play in the concert.
ISBN 9781925081077
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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22536
Lily the elf: Jumble sale, The
All the elves are setting up stalls in their front gardens to sell the things they don't need any more. But Lily doesn't want to sell any of her things- they are too precious. She has to decide whether she wants to part with her special treasures.
ISBN 9781925381153
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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16311
Lily the elf: Midnight owl, The
Lily is scared by an owl hooting at night. But, Granny isn't afraid and thinks the owl sounds friendly. After a story from Granny, some soul-searching and the promise of a twilight picnic, Lily works on being very brave.
ISBN 9781925081053
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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3869
Lily the elf: Precious ring, The
When Lily the elf finds a human's ring, she uses it as a paddling pool. However, when she realises the ring is important to someone else, Lily, her Dad and Granny devise an inventive plan to get it back to its owner.
ISBN 9781925081046
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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30820
Lily the elf: Sleepover, The
Lily has everything ready for Fern's sleepover: books, games and cheesy acorn pie for dinner. She thinks it will her best night ever.
ISBN 9781925381146
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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9784
Lily the elf: Wishing seed, The
Something very lucky has happened to Lily. She has caught a dandelion seed and now gets to make a wish. Lily knows exactly what to wish for. But, Lily doesn't really know if dandelion seed wishes always come true.
ISBN 9781925081060
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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Violet Mackerel series
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Series Violet Mackerel series (8 books)
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
No book cover.
8295
Violet Mackerel's brilliant plot
Violet needs to think of a brilliant plot to buy the blue china bird she loves at the markets. Being an archaeologist and finding a new dinosaur, or learning to knit, or going on a game show, would mean she would have money to buy the blue china bird.
ISBN 9781921529177
Series Violet Mackerel series (1 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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7243
Violet Mackerel's formal occasion
Violet Mackerel is happy. She has found a beautiful locket. But she is also sad because Mum has lost her basket of knitted things. Violet wants to make Mum feel happy again. And she may just have the perfect plan, a surprise formal occasion just for Mum.
ISBN 9781925081091
Series Violet Mackerel series (8 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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21895
Violet Mackerel's helpful suggestion
Violet is excited for her best firned who is going on a trip to Japan. But, Violet will miss her terribly and six weeks is a long time. Violet is worried that Rose will forget her.
ISBN 9781922244369
Series Violet Mackerel series (7 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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23013
Violet Mackerel's natural habitat
Violet Mackerel quite likes helping. She particularly likes to help small things. So, when Violet makes friends with a tiny ladybird called Small Gloria, she wants to give her a helping hand. But, sometimes, it's hard to know the best way to help a little thing, especially when it's not in its natural habitat.
ISBN 9781921529191
Series Violet Mackerel series (3 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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2636
Violet Mackerel's personal space
Violet has some good news and some not-so-good news. The good news is about Mum and Vincent. The not-so-good news is that they have to move house. Violet is trying to be brave, but sometimes leaving your personal space can be tricky.
ISBN 9781921529207
Series Violet Mackerel series (4 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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5548
Violet Mackerel's pocket protest
A big oak tree is going to be cut down and Violet does not think it is a good idea, it is worth trying to save.
ISBN 9781921977572
Series Violet Mackerel series (6 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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2639
Violet Mackerel's possible friend
Violet has moved into her new house. She doesn't have any friends near the new house and she would quite like to make one. There is a girl next door who could be a possible friend. Her name is Rose and she has a pink and white bedroom and a doll's house.
ISBN 9781921977565
Series Violet Mackerel series (5 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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7698
Violet Mackerel's remarkable recovery
Violet Mackerel has to have her tonsils out but she doesn't think it's a very good idea at all. But, the tonsils have to go and Violet believes she will make the most remarkable recovery. Her special Theory of Finding Small Things grows into a much greater idea, the Theory of Giving Small Things. This, she believes, will make something extraordinary of someone's day.
ISBN 9781921529184
Series Violet Mackerel series (2 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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1550
Sophie's salon
Sophie loves hairdressing and Melita loves ballet. Normally, they are the greatest of friends but when Melita gets the lead role in Swan Lake and gains some new friends, Sophie is left wondering where her best friend has gone.
ISBN 9780143304821
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2010
Branford, Anna & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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10065
Sherlock Bones
Bones, the family dog, is very smart according to the son but the father doesn't agree, until he loses his car keys.
ISBN 9780734404732
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Brecon, Connah
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9467
Growing up at Uluru Australia
The life of the Anangu Aboriginal people is revealed in a picture book that focuses particularly on the children who live around Uluru in the Northern Territory.
ISBN 9781740210478
Publisher Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd, 2001
Breedon, Stan
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4444
Storm whale
Bleak was the day and the wind whipped down. When I and my sisters walked into town. So begins the story of three sisters who find a whale stranded on a windswept beach and try to save it.
ISBN 9781760293642
Publisher Algonquin young readers, 2017
Brennan, Sarah & Tanner, Jane (ill)
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8088
Casper Candlewacks in death by pigeon
Most villages have an idiot, but Casper Candlewacks' village is full of them. So, being bright and the only boy with any sense makes poor Casper something of an outsider. When famous magician the Great Tiramisu curses the village, Casper's father is blamed and sentenced to death by pigeon. It's up to Casper and his best friend to find the magician, reverse the curse and save the day.
ISBN 9780007411559
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
Brett, Ivan
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5236
My best book of nibbles
If you've ever wanted to go on a magical adventure or been to an unusual party, then you'll love the five stories included in this book.
ISBN 9780143306337
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Brian, Janeen & Caisley, Raewyn & Dubosarsky, Ursula & Godwin, Jane & Lawrinson, Julia
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36089
Machino supremo
Machines clank, rattle, whine, whoosh, whiz, thump and grind. In these quirky poems, find your favourite machine and solve the puzzle with a clue in each illustration.
ISBN 9780980699401
Publisher Celapene Press, 2009
Brian, Janeen & Carthew, Mark & Veeken, John (ill)
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18401
Nature's way A to Z
Combining humorous verse through the twenty-six letters of the alphabet. This book shows nature's ways and how the environment works.
ISBN 9781863333061
Publisher Crawford House Publishing, 2005
Brian, Janeen & Leitch, Helen (ill)
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10711
Meet Nellie Melba
Dame Nellie Melba was Australia's first classical music star. The beauty of her singing was celebrated around the globe. She was appointed Dame Commander, OBE, for her enormous fundraising efforts during World War I. Today, she is commemorated on Australia's one hundred dollar banknote. This is the story of how she rose to fame, and how she brought opera to Australians in the city and the bush.
ISBN 9780143780298
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Brian, Janeen & Murphy, Claire (ill)
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786
Eddie Pipper
Eddie Pipper loves penguins. But, he doesn't have one of his own and, for now, has to makes do with a special papier-mache penguin.
ISBN 9781921928215
Series Little Rockets series (9 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Brian, Janeen & Stuart, Emma (ill)
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14877
Jim and the beanstalk
Jim is now climbing the beanstalk, not Jack. He befriends the giant who is too old and sad to eat him.
ISBN 9780698115774
Publisher Penguin Putnam, 1997
Briggs, Raymond
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40229
Wonder garden, The
Open the gates of the Wonder Garden to explore five extraordinary habitats. Trek through the Amazon Rainforest, home to an incredible variety of plants, animals and birds. Travel to the Chihuahuan Desert, where conditions are fierce and the fearsome survive. Dive in the Great Barrier Reef, where the weird and miraculous exist together. Creep into the Black Forest, a dark and densely wooded region. Stand on the roof of the world, the Himalayan Mountains, to encounter majestic wildlife that is remarkably good at camouflage.
ISBN 9781847806475
Publisher Wide Eyed Editions, 2015
Topics / STEM /
Broom, Jenny & Williams, Kristjana S (ill)
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12426
Turtle's song
A journey of a Green Turtle, an endangered creature, from a hatchling beneath the sand of a coral beach to adulthood, returning to lay eggs of her own. The story is beautifully illustrated with silk paintings.
ISBN 9780702232190
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2002
Brown, Alan & Toft, Kim (ill)
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14826
Give me a home among the gum trees
Australian animals join together to bring to life this classic Australian song about a home amongst the gum trees.
ISBN 9781862917651
Series Great Australian yarns series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Brown, Bob & Johnson, Wally & Wood, Ben (ill)
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1008
Big bad bushranger
A clever wombat is the perfect bushranger. He knows the best hiding spots in New South Wales.
ISBN 9781862918016
Series Great Australian yarns series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Brown, Bob & Wood, Ben (ill)
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1721
Flat Stanley
A bulletin board fell on Stanley Lambchop during the night and now he is only half an inch thick! Stanley gets rolled up, mailed and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat but he's a hero.
ISBN 9780060097912
Series Flat Stanley series (1 of 7)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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26212
Flat Stanley and the Japanese ninja surprise
Flat Stanley is back. Stanley and his brother, Arthur, are such huge fans of the ninja movie star Oda Nobu that they decide to send him something even better than fan mail, Stanley himself. Soon enough, Flat Stanley is in Japan, seeing the country with his idol. But when trouble surprises them.
ISBN 9781405252102
Series Flat Stanley series (7 books)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2011
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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Flat Stanley series
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Series Flat Stanley series (7 books)
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
No book cover.
22891
Flat Stanley: big mountain adventure
Flat Stanley is back. The whole Lambchop family is off to see Mount Rushmore. But when Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, team up with a scrappy cowgirl named Calamity Jasper, their vacation turns into the Wild West experience of a lifetime. Pretty soon, they find themselves in a real tight spot - even for a flat boy like Stanley.
ISBN 9781405252089
Series Flat Stanley series (7 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2011
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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6568
Invisible Stanley
The Lambchops are baffled when Stanley becomes invisible eating raisins during a storm. Doctor Dan says eating fruit in bad weather can have strange effects but can't think how to cure him.
ISBN 9781405204217
Series Flat Stanley series (4 of 7)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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12539
Stanley and the magic lamp
Stanley finds a genie in a teapot and while he and his brother Arthur enjoy having wishes come true they realise there can be serious consequences.
ISBN 9781405204187
Series Flat Stanley series (2 of 7)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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29386
Stanley in space
Stanley's most exciting adventure is about to begin. He'll meet the Queen of England, have a birthday party in outer space and save a whole planet of aliens from danger.
ISBN 9781405204194
Series Flat Stanley series (3 of 7)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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81520
Stanley's Christmas adventure
Santa Claus is not his usual, jolly self. In fact, he's in a terrible mood. He doesn't believe that children appreciate Christmas anymore. This year, he has decided that he is not going to deliver any Christmas presents.
ISBN 9780064421751
Series Flat Stanley series (5 of 7)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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29385
Stanley, flat again
Stanley has become flat again, and when his little brother tries to inflate him with a basketball pump, it hurts too much to continue.
ISBN 9780060095512
Series Flat Stanley series (6 of 7)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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567901
Hole, The
If you were walking through the woods and a hole you came upon, would you stop and take a look? Or simply carry on?
ISBN 9780733335235
Publisher ABC Books, 2018
Brown, Kerry & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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115582
Anthony Browne's King Kong
This the traditional story of King Kong, brought to life with Browne's wonderful and unique illustrations of the apes. It is a very moving and exciting retelling of the story.
ISBN 9780552553841
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Browne, Anthony
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1123
Changes
Joseph Kaye is beset by bizarre and threatening changes occurring around him, including the arrival of a new baby.
ISBN 9780744554281
Publisher Walker Books, 1997
Browne, Anthony
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8986
Hansel and Gretel
A faithful retelling of this famous, dark fairytale but with unique, modern illustrations.
ISBN 9781406318524
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Browne, Anthony
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47031
Me and you
A thought-provoking take on the story of a young girl who has come into the house, eaten the porridge, broken the chair and fallen asleep in the bed. Two stories, the fantasy and a modern street context, give dimension to a traditional tale.
ISBN 9780385614894
Publisher Doubleday, 2010
Browne, Anthony
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9459
Piggybook
The men in the Piggott family take Mum for granted a little more each day and expect her to do everything for them. Mum decides to do something about it and teaches the family a valuable lesson.
ISBN 9780744533033
Publisher Walker Books, 1996
Browne, Anthony
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966
Sports technology
Since ancient times, people have been fascinated by how things work. This series features the design and technology of machines that are part of our daily lives, and explains where and how they are used and the materials from which they are made.
ISBN 9780732997465
Series How does it work series (6 of 6)
Publisher MacMillan, 2005
Bruce, Linda & Hilvert, John & Hilvert-Bruce, Alan
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44629
Household technology
Since ancient times, people have been fascinated by how things work. This series features the design and technology of machines that are part of our daily lives, and explains where and how they are used and the materials from which they are made.
ISBN 9780732997489
Series How does it work series (3 of 6)
Publisher MacMillan, 2005
Bruce, Linda & Ian
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3799
Space technology
Since ancient times, people have been fascinated by how things work. This series features the design and technology of machines that are part of our daily lives, and explains where and how they are used and the materials from which they are made.
ISBN 9780732997434
Series How does it work series (5 of 6)
Publisher MacMillan, 2005
Bruce, Linda & Jack & Hilvert, John
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20966
Entertainment technology
Since ancient times, people have been fascinated by how things work. This series features the design and technology of machines that are part of our daily lives, and explains where and how they are used and the materials from which they are made
ISBN 9780732997458
Series How does it work series (2 of 6)
Publisher MacMillan, 2005
Bruce, Linda & Sam & Jack
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True adventures of John Nicol, The
The life of an English sailor and his adventures around the world with informative labelled illustrations. His voyage to Australia in the 1790s is particularly interesting.
ISBN 9781876372170
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Bruere, Julian
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Pony tails series
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Series Pony tails series (16 books)
Bryant, Bonnie
No book cover.
13639
Pony tails: Corey and the spooky pony
It's Halloween and the Pony Tails look forward to trick-or-treating on horseback. When Corey's pony, Samurai, starts acting up, Corey wonders whether more than the usual Halloween ghosts and goblins are around.
ISBN 9781740518666
Series Pony tails series (9 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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67230
Pony tails: Corey in the saddle
Corey has been working hard to get her pony, Samurai, ready for a Pony Club demonstration. The show is a special fund-raiser for a local animal shelter and Corey wants to help the animals, especially a homeless baby goat. On the day, Corey has trouble controlling her frisky pony and thinks she'll never ride him again. Her friends must try to convince her to get back in the saddle.
ISBN 9781740518611
Series Pony tails series (6 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Bryant, Bonnie
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5178
Pony tails: Corey's Christmas wish
All Corey wants for Christmas is for her parents to get back together. This will never happen if their next door neighbour proposes to her mother. Corey and her friends are very busy getting ready for the Christmas party at the Animal Rescue League, including making treats for all the animals. But, Corey has to find time to get her parents back together. She learns a lot on the big day.
ISBN 9781740518727
Series Pony tails series (15 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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11276
Pony tails: Corey's pony is missing
Corey has gone to visit her father and left her precious horse, Samurai, in the care of her two pony-crazy friends, May and Jasmine. When Sam disappears from his stall, May and Jasmine cannot believe that they have let him escape.
ISBN 9781864719147
Series Pony tails series (3 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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11833
Pony tails: Corey's secret friend
Corey's mum is dating a local man who has a daughter, Alice, exactly the same age as Corey. They have nothing else in common. Alice doesn't even like animals and would rather read a book than make friends. The only good thing happening in her life is her secret helper but Corey has no idea who it is.
ISBN 9781740518697
Series Pony tails series (12 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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45581
Pony tails: Jasmine and the jumping pony
Jasmine and her pony, Outlaw, have done some jumping but now they are going to Pine Hollow Stables to learn how to do it properly. When Jasmine makes a mistake on her first jump, her pony stumbles and she falls. The pony is fine but Jasmine is now scared of jumping. May and Corey must convince her to have another go and give the pony another chance.
ISBN 9781740518734
Series Pony tails series (16 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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14128
Pony tails: Jasmine helps a foal
Jasmine's life is a misery. She is jealous over the arrival of a new baby sister and her parents' preoccupation with the cute arrival. Everything takes a turn for the better when she is allowed to help Max take care of the new baby foal at Pine Hollow Stables.
ISBN 9781740518673
Series Pony tails series (10 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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10873
Pony tails: Jasmine trots ahead
In a special mentoring program, the young members of the Pony Tails Club are assigned big sisters from the Saddle Club so that they get to work with older, more experienced riders. Jasmine is alarmed when a jealous girl attempts to ruin her project and it looks like she will be successful.
ISBN 9781864719185
Series Pony tails series (7 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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45578
Pony tails: Jasmine's Christmas ride
There are two exciting Pony Club holiday events coming up - the annual starlight ride on Christmas Eve and a special horse show to raise money for the local animal shelter. Corey and Jasmine have been practising hard but only Corey is chosen to perform. The girls' holiday spirits sink fast. Their friendship may not be patched up in time for the starlight ride.
ISBN 9781864719154
Series Pony tails series (4 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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45580
Pony tails: Jasmine's first horse show
Jasmine's first horse show is ruined before it's begun. Her horse can't be ridden, her sister is sick and Jasmine's parents can't come because they must look after her. Jasmine learns that you can't always have what you want but she also learns that sometimes life has strange ways of working out.
ISBN 9781740518703
Series Pony tails series (13 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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13288
Pony tails: May goes to England
May and her family, including her big sisters Dottie and Ellie, are spending two weeks in England in the spring. Her big sisters tease her about the piskies, little creatures who hide in nooks and crannies and cause mischief. The best thing about where they are going is the wild horses. When Ellie is hurt, May must ride a strange horse through pisky country.
ISBN 9780553484816
Series Pony tails series (11 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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11277
Pony tails: May rides a new pony
May's pony, Macaroni, has a sore foot so she can't ride him until he's better. She keeps herself busy by training another pony, Zeus, but poor Macaroni is jealous. When May's best friends seem to forget about her, she just might begin to understand how Macaroni feels.
ISBN 9781864719192
Series Pony tails series (8 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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55436
Pony tails: May takes the lead
May enlists the help of the other kids in the Pony Tails to prove to her older sisters that ponies are important and not to be scorned. May hopes that this will lead to some new respect from her family.
ISBN 9781864719161
Series Pony tails series (5 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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10582
Pony tails: May's riding lesson
Jasmine can't stand Wil's teasing but when May decides to teach him a lesson, Jasmine wants her to back off. May doesn't understand why until later and then she discovers there's a better way to stop bullying.
ISBN 9781864719130
Series Pony tails series (2 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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16784
Pony tails: May's runaway ride
May doesn't mean to do anything wrong but she can't seem to do anything right. She wakes up Sophie's baby sister, then lets a puppy out of his pen and, finally, she breaks the heel on one of Mrs Grover's favourite shoes. When May goes riding with Joey and his father, she is determined to do everything right but that may not be enough. May doesn't know how she will straighten it all out.
ISBN 9781740518710
Series Pony tails series (14 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Bryant, Bonnie
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11771
Pony tails: pony crazy
May, Jasmine and Joey have their own ponies and ride together all the time. When Joey moves away and a new neighbour moves in, strange things start to happen at his house. Two pony crazy girls have to solve the mystery.
ISBN 9781864719123
Series Pony tails series (1 of 16)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Bryant, Bonnie
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3123
Right word, The: Roget and his thesaurus
For shy, young Peter Mark Roget, books were his best companions and it wasn't long before he began writing his own. But, he didn't write stories, he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organising ideas, and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.
ISBN 9780802853851
Publisher Eerdmans Books, 2014
Bryant, Jen & Sweet, Melissa (ill)
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45334
Scarves, The
Grandma and Grandpa don't think they love each other anymore. Their likes and dislikes are too different. But, their granddaughter sees how miserable they are when they're apart and hatches a plan that just might bring them back together.
ISBN 9780698400450
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Bunge, Daniela
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5550
Thunder horse
A young girl is given a tiny magical horse by her aunt. It is a very special horse because as it grows it develops wings. As much as the girl loves the horse she knows that one day she will have to let Pegasus go.
ISBN 9781626724433
Publisher Roaring Book Press, 2017
Bunting, Eve & Nolan, Dennis (ill)
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570814
How did I get here?
The (unauthorised) biography of you, and the story of all of us. Charting from the Big Bang to birth, Philip Bunting takes us on a journey back to the start of time (in about the time it takes to eat your breakfast!) A hilarious, and beautifully illustrated book, designed to raise more questions than it answers.
ISBN 9781742769684
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Topics / STEM / Biography /
Bunting, Philip
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43688
Gargoylz at a midnight feast
Max and Ben are planning a midnight feast with the gargoylz. It seems a simple plan until Ben's older sister interrupts the fun. The boys need to outwit Arabella before she discovers the secret of the gargoylz.
ISBN 9781862308664
Series Gargoylz series (3 of 5)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Burchett, Jan & Vogler, Sara & Noyes, Leighton (ill)
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22178
Gargoylz get up to mischief
The gargoylz are causing more mischief at Oldacre Primary School and at Max's house too. Toby gets mistaken for a garden gnome and Max discovers the wonders of soapy water, worms and even washing-up.
ISBN 9781862308367
Series Gargoylz series (2 of 5)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Burchett, Jan & Vogler, Sara & Noyes, Leighton (ill)
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4129
Gargoylz have fun at the fair
The fair has come to town and Max, Ben and the Gargoylz can't wait to ride the ghost train, zoom along on the dodgems and zip down the helter-skelter. But Barney gets trapped! Can the boys save their friend and outwit Ben's older sister, Enemy Agent Arabella, too?
ISBN 9781407097299
Series Gargoylz series (6 of 5)
Publisher Red Fox, 2010
Burchett, Jan & Vogler, Sara & Noyes, Leighton (ill)
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64683
Gargoylz on the loose
Max Black and Ben Neal attend Oldacre Primary School. But, their school is a bit different to other schools. In the church next door live the gargoylz, monsters who are super sneaky, super naughty and with super powers.
ISBN 9781862308350
Series Gargoylz series (1 of 5)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Burchett, Jan & Vogler, Sara & Noyes, Leighton (ill)
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Gargoylz series
The Gragoylz get up to lots of tricks and pranks. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. See Series lists for individual titles.
Series Gargoylz series (5 books)
Burchett, Jan & Vogler, Sara & Noyes, Leighton (ill)
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22878
Gargoylz take a trip
Max and Ben are looking forward to their school trip to the beach and wish that the gargoylz could come with them. But, that just wouldn't be possible. The boys are not the only ones who are surprised when they find the gargoylz are up to some more mischief.
ISBN 9781862308671
Series Gargoylz series (4 of 5)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Burchett, Jan & Vogler, Sara & Noyes, Leighton (ill)
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15441
Outside the lines
A compilation of words and poetry about childhood games and activities.
ISBN 9780399234460
Publisher Putnam, 2002
Burg, Brad & Gibbon, Rebecca (ill)
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4808
To the lighthouse
Isaac arrives on Rottnest Island hoping for an awesome holiday adventure, but his mum would rather he stayed inside, where it's safe. Then Isaac meets Emmy. She's allowed to do whatever she wants - and she wants to have fun! With Emmy daring him on, Isaac's life gets more and more exciting. But when things go horribly wrong on their secret midnight adventure, they both wonder whether this time they've gone too far
ISBN 9781925164619
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2017
Burne, Cristy
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48198
Filth licker, The
Continues the story of Miku's fight against the Takeshita Demons, with a terrifying array of new demons to overcome. Miku is going to school camp in the forest, with her friend Cait and the rest of her class. It should be fun but Miku has premonitions of danger. When Oscar goes down with a festering rash and a rushing wind blows out the bonfire, she's sure something bad is going on.
ISBN 9781847801364
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Burne, Cristy & Siku (ill)
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16516
Takeshita demons
Japanese born Mika is feisty and funny, and torn between the old ways taught by her beloved, deceased grandmother and fitting into twenty-first century London. When a replacement teacher turns out to be a demon bent on her demise, Mika tackles the problem head on.
ISBN 9781847801159
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2010
Burne, Cristy & Siku (ill)
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10141
Where's Julius
Breakfast, lunch or dinner, young Julius is never around when it's time to eat. His parents fix trays of food to deliver to him while he's busy digging to the other side of the world or riding a camel. One night, they can't find Julius anywhere.
ISBN 9780099414292
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2001
Burningham, John
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9468
Kupi-kupi and the girl
A traditional, oral story of the Areyonga community (text in English and Pitjantjatjara). A young girl who likes to chase the kupi-kupi (willy willy) is sucked up into one. She ends up captured by a wanampi (water snake). A daring rescue saves her.
ISBN 9781875641536
Publisher Magabala Books, 2000
Burton, Daphne Punytjina
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93431
Storms
Thunderstorms, sandstorms and hurricanes are just some of the storms people live with across the world. Explore these and other types of extreme storms.
ISBN 9781426303944
Series National Geographic kids series level 1 and level 2 (10 books)
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2009
Busch Goin, Miriam
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12169
Giraffe who got in a knot, The
A giraffe struggles to undo a tight knot in his long neck but his efforts only make it worse. The other brilliantly illustrated, and not so helpful, animal characters add to the humour.
ISBN 9780099596202
Publisher Red Fox, 1999
Bush, John & Geraghty, Paul (ill)
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35551
How does my home work?
Flick a switch...the light comes on. Press a button...the TV comes on. Turn the tap....clean water comes out. Take a drink from the fridge...it's cool and fresh. Just how do all these clever things happen in your home? Go on a fascinating journey, behind the walls and under the floor of this home to find out about the energy that makes it all work.
ISBN 9781406363784
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Butterworth, Chris & Gaggiotti, Lucia (ill)
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21538
Seahorse, the shyest fish in the sea
In the warm ocean, amid the coral and waving sea grass, you might see an eye like a small black bead peering out at you. Discover the secrets of the sea horse, one of the shyest fish in the sea. With a head like a horse, a tail like a monkey and a pouch like a kangaroo, the sea horse acts like a chameleon, changing colour to ward off danger or to show that he and his mate are a lifelong pair.
ISBN 9780763629892
Series Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Butterworth, Chris & Lawrence, John (ill)
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