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47250

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Zoom
After breakfast, Scout the explorer and Beattie the space shuttle are off on an adventure, to discover the wonders of greater outer space.
ISBN 9780734417619
Publisher Lothian Books, 2017
D'Anthes, Sha'an
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1972
Check on me
A favourite bedtime story to read to a very young child. All the best bedtimes include stories that are read and stories that are told plus a few other things that make them special.
ISBN 9780733324192
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Daddo, Andrew & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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First day
It's the first day of school, but who is most nervous about the big day, a little girl, her doll or her mum.
ISBN 9780733331206
Publisher ABC Books, 2013
Daddo, Andrew & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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Whatcha building?
The old milk bar on the corner is coming down to make way for something new. Little Davey Durak is gathering scrap- a short piece of wood here, a long piece there. But what's Davey building? Big Bruce the Builder wants to know, but Davey won't tell...
ISBN 9780733334153
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Daddo, Andrew & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Cheeky monkey
Dad wakes his small boy and it's time for a bath, dressing, hair combing and breakfast.
ISBN 9780733321009
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Daddo, Andrew & Quay, Emma (ill)
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Good night me
An orangutan youngster goes to sleep, body part by body part, as he is kissed goodnight by his mother. It certainly takes a long time to say goodnight to this cute little fellow.
ISBN 9780733621123
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2005
Daddo, Andrew & Quay, Emma (ill)
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Monster
Some monsters are scary, with pointy teeth and snuffly grunts, and they smell. You would never invite them to sleep over. But, there are other monsters that are cute and full of surprises.
ISBN 9780733322754
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2010
Daddo, Andrew & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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Cat and the dog, The
When a playful cat squirts a dog with a hose, he gets chased for his efforts, over fences, rooftops, through a lake and a playground.
ISBN 9781921346521
Publisher Brolly Books, 2008
Dahan, Andre
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Dear little fish
Here is a tale about the relationship between two unlikely characters, a cat and a goldfish. The cat sets the goldfish free but, the friendship is so strong, they find each other again and are reunited.
ISBN 9781921346514
Publisher Brolly Books, 2008
Dahan, Andre
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Bush babies
A beautifully illustrated, lift-the-flap book which describes fourteen animal babies found in the Australian bush.
ISBN 9780734408754
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Dale, Kim
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Little Tawny
From the author's true experience of raising a Tawny Frogmouth. Little Tawny, a baby frogmouth, falls out of the nest and can't fly back to her mother. She is rescued and teaches children and adults about respecting all creatures.
ISBN 9780734407566
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Dale, Kim
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Big brother, little brother
When little brother cries and shouts, big brother knows why. But sibling rivalry often gets in the way. When big brother is upset, he finds out what little brother will do.
ISBN 9780744569537
Publisher Walker Books, 1999
Dale, Penny
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39322
Boy on the bus: a sing along storybook, The
A young boy goes driving on a bus one day and stops to pick up a number of animal passengers who make lots of noise. A unique take on a much loved nursery rhyme.
ISBN 9781406301472
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Dale, Penny
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12188
Ten in the bed
Have you ever wondered who the ten in the bed were and what happened to them after they rolled out? This tale, about a small child and an assortment of animated, soft toys, will help you to find out.
ISBN 9780744513400
Publisher Walker Books, 1998
Dale, Penny
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12399
Ten out of bed
A counting book about a little boy and his toys that play games until they all fall asleep.
ISBN 9780744543834
Publisher Walker Books, 1996
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dale, Penny
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787
Bath monster
Bath time is fun until the plug is pulled and the monster comes out. But, monsters can become your friend.
ISBN 9780733612848
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2001
Danalis, John
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Snow White
A retelling of the much loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846430237
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Danson, Lesley (ill)
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Mama and Hug
When Hug first climbs out of his mother's pouch it is spring deep in the Australian bush. The trees are in blossom and new green growth is everywhere. As Hug grows, the season changes to the sharp dry crackle of summer. One day danger comes to the bush and Mama must flee to protect her baby, Hug.
ISBN 9780987505460
Publisher Wild Eyed Press, 2016
Darlison, Aleesah & Charlton, Heather (ill)
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Fox and Moonbeam
It is Victorian England and Gerard Fox winds clocks for the queen. His lowly status means he lives in a world forever surrounded by shadows. Mademoiselle Moonbeam Lapin is a famous ballerina. She lives in the golden glow of stage lights. When Moonbeam offers Fox her friendship, both of their worlds are transformed forever.
ISBN 9781925563009
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Darlison, Aleesah & Joy, Narelda
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Little meerkat
Little meerkat may be tiny but he's also very brave. Perhaps a little too brave.
ISBN 9781921632822
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Darlison, Aleesah & Melville, Shannon (ill)
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Warambi
When her home in a little bent-wing bat colony is destroyed, Warambi is separated from her family. She's forced to shelter in a rather unusual place, where scary sounds are all around her and danger is never far away. Warambi just wants to find her way home.
ISBN 9781921504280
Publisher Working Title Press, 2011
Darlison, Aleesah & Plant, Andrew (ill)
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Puggle's problem
Pipp is a tiny puggle with a big problem. He's the only echidna without spines. Determined to have them. Pipp sets out to ask friends for advice.
ISBN 9781921633072
Publisher Wombat Books, 2010
Darlison, Aleesah & Temple, Sandra (ill)
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Fidgety itch, The
A rhyming tale about a mouse that gets an itch that he can't scratch. See if you can find out what's causing the itch.
ISBN 9781869439675
Publisher Scholastic New Zealand, 2010
Davey, Lucy & Cowley, Katz (ill)
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Foxly's feast
Foxly's tummy is rumbling. He's looking for a fantastic feast and Foxly's on the hunt for things to include. He visits the farmyard, the fish pond and the rabbit's burrow. But, maybe, there's more to Foxly than meets the eye.
ISBN 9781921690594
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Davey, Owen
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I don't like snakes
A little girl's family doesn't have a dog or a cat or a bird. The have snakes and she really, really, really doesn't like them. They're slithery and scaly, and they have icky, flicking tongues and creepy, unblinking eyes. But, you and she might be surprised.
ISBN 9781406342833
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Davies, Nicola & Lozano, Luciano (ill)
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Day the crayons came home, The
Watch out. The crayons are back and they're more cross than ever. One day, Duncan receives a set of postcards from his crayons who have been lost, forgotten or broken. One crayon has even melted in a clothes dryer and is stuck to a sock.
ISBN 9780008124434
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015
Daywalt, Drew & Jeffers, Oliver (ill)
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Day the crayons quit, The
Poor Duncan just wants to colour. But, when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing, 'We quit'. Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown. Blue needs a break from colouring all that water, while Pink just wants to be used. None of the crayons is happy. Duncan has a real problem in his hands.
ISBN 9780007513765
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Daywalt, Drew & Jeffers, Oliver (ill)
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15353
Leonardo's dream
Leonardo, the penguin, has a dream, he wants to fly. The other penguins laugh at him but Leonardo does not give up.
ISBN 9780735819276
Publisher North South Books, 2004
De Beer, Hans & Miller, Marisa (trans)
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Me, Oliver Bright
Oliver Bright, in Year 3, has an assignment about his family history. He looks at three generations, sharing his life and the lives of his father and grandfather. Oliver finds out just how much life has changed since they were young. For Oliver, getting milk is as easy as driving to the shops but it was very different for his dad and grandfather.
ISBN 9781862917156
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
de Kanztow, Megan
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Rain train, The
All aboard the rain train, through the storm, with clackety-clack and a ratter-tat-tat.
ISBN 9781921529146
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
De Roo, Elena & Lovelock, Brian
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Cheese belongs to you
A small white rat learns about 'rat law' as bigger, quicker and stronger rats lay claim to a wonderful piece of cheese.
ISBN 9781406339666
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Deacon, Alexis & Schwarz, Viviane (ill)
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Place to call home, A
The baby hamsters have outgrown their home, an old mattress, so it's time to find a new one. They go on a mission across the garden, in various funny disguises so they're not attacked. Their quest takes them through a puddle that looks as big as the sea, across the sand, which they think is a desert, and the most dangerous part of all is getting past the beast.
ISBN 9781406323023
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Deacon, Alexis & Schwarz, Viviane (ill)
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Eddie Frogbert
Eddie Frogbert is not the biggest or the bravest frog in the pond. Eddie leaves the hippity hop to the other frogs. Until the diving competition arrives....
ISBN 9781760276782
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
deGennaro, Sue
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Missing Marvin
Marvin loves his job. He has never missed a day of work. Sometimes his friends play jokes to pass the time. Sometimes the jokes are on Marvin. Then, one day, Marvin isnt where he usually is. Where is Marvin?
ISBN 9781742769509
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
DeGennaro, Sue
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Pros and cons of being a frog, The
Two young friends are trying to find the right animal. This isn't as easy as it sounds, especially when one of them speaks mostly in numbers and the other is a little quirky. And, they're also working out what makes a good friend and how to deal with differences and arguments. Perhaps, you need to read through the pro and cons of being a frog to figure it out.
ISBN 9781742830636
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
deGennaro, Sue
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Now one foot, now the other
Grandpa teaches little Bobby how to walk and Bobby returns the favour when Grandpa has a stroke.
ISBN 9780399242595
Publisher Putnam, 2005
dePaola, Tomie
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River riddle
A boy, a bale of hay, a sheep and a fox need to cross the river in a boat built for two. Maybe you can help them get to the other side, all in one piece.
ISBN 9781760150518
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Topics / Gender identity /
Dewar, Jim & Tortop , Anil (ill)
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Grumpy Gloria
No matter what the children do, Grumpy Gloria is just sullen, scowly, sulky, slumpy. They cannot work out what is causing the problem until an unexpected accident provides the solution.
ISBN 9780670061235
Publisher Viking UK, 2006
Dewdney, Anna
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La la la: A story of hope
A little girl stands alone and sings, but there is no response. So, gathering her courage and curiosity, she skips out into the world, calling to the trees and the pond and the reeds. But will anyone sing back to her?
ISBN 9781406378009
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
DiCamillo, Kate & Kim, Jaime (ill)
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Greedy dog, The
Dog is always on the lookout for food. He finds a juicy bone to eat. But, one bone might not be enough for a greedy dog. A retelling of a classic Aesop fable.
ISBN 9781409584841
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Dickens, Rosie (retell) & di Chiara, Francesca (ill)
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Fox and the crow, The
Fox is very hungry and very cunning. When he sees Crow, with her beak full of tasty, yellow cheese, he works out how to persuade Crow to let it go. Retelling of an Aesop fable.
ISBN 9781409584834
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2014
Dickins, Rosie (retell) & Martinez, Roco (ill)
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Great Googly Moogly, The
Nobody has ever been able to catch the legendary Googly Moogly fish. Stella aims to do just that, with different fishing gear and different bate, she sets out to catch her dream fish.
ISBN 9781846436390
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2014
Dicmas, Courtney
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Harold finds a voice
Harold is an amazing mimic and can imitate the sound of everything in his home. He seeks out sounds from outside the home and is shocked when he hears his own voice.
ISBN 9781846435492
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2013
Dicmas, Courtney
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Pout-pout fish, The
A fish with a pout-pout face is spreading the dreary-wearies all over the place. We need to turn this fish's frown upside down.
ISBN 9781742830063
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Diesen, Deborah & Hanna, Dan (ill)
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37379

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There's a big green frog in the toilet
Mum! There's a big green frog in the toilet and it's looking up at me. There's a big green frog in the toilet and I'm busting for a wee!
ISBN 9781743812495
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Do, Anh & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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Best bear
A worn-out bear is the most special thing in this little boy's life. With best bear in his arms, he can face the whole world and even the dark.
ISBN 9781862336667
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2008
Dodd, Emma
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Foxy in love
Emily is making a Valentine's Day card and needs to be reminded about the things she loves, like hot chocolate with marshmallows. Foxy is happy to help, but sometimes makes mistakes.
ISBN 9780007483556
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Dodd, Emma
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I don't want a cool cat
There are cool cats, fluffy cats, skinny cats and scowly cats. Enjoy the different cats prowling and purring through the book, and decide which one you would like.
ISBN 9781846169502
Publisher Orchard Books, 2009
Dodd, Emma
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I don't want a posh dog
There are snappy dogs, growly dogs, wheezy dogs and greedy dogs. Enjoy the different dogs itching and scritching through the book, and decide which one you would like.
ISBN 9781846169281
Publisher Orchard Books, 2008
Dodd, Emma
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Dudgeon is coming, The
The Dudgeon is coming. He's shy and polite but everyone is becoming more and more alarmed as his arrival approaches.
ISBN 9780733323850
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary and Friends series
Rhyming picture books. 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 Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Dodd, Lynley
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36828
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack
Zachary Quack, a small and very determined duckling, sets out to play with a rather reluctant Hairy Maclary.
ISBN 9780733313202
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2003
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's dairy
A wonderfully, rhythmical and humorous text in which we meet Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's dairy and a few of his canine friends.
ISBN 9780140505313
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary scattercat
Hairy Maclary loves chasing things, particularly cats. Then, he meets his match.
ISBN 9780140505801
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 1987
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary's bone
Hairy Maclary is given a bone by his friend, the butcher, and he has to outsmart his good buddies, including Schnitzel von Krumm and Hercules Morse, so he can have the bone all to himself.
ISBN 9781582460604
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2001
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary's caterwaul caper
Hairy Maclary leads all the dogs in the neighbourhood to investigate the terrible noise coming from a tree.
ISBN 9780140508734
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1989
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary's hat tricks
A blustery day has Hairy Maclary off to the park for fun and games. When he comes across a windblown wedding party, he is able to show off his remarkable retrieving skills.
ISBN 9780733321405
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Dodd, Lynley
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36850
Hairy Maclary's rumpus at the vet
Something happens in the waiting room at the vet and causes a scramble of paws, a tangle of bodies and a jumble of jaws.
ISBN 9780140564518
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary's show business
When Hairy Maclary bounces and pounces his way into the cat show, his flustering and blustering bring an unexpected result.
ISBN 9780140545500
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary, shoo
When Hairy Maclary decides to snoop inside a delivery van, he's in for a chaotic adventure.
ISBN 9780733325458
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Dodd, Lynley
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Hairy Maclary, sit
Hairy Maclary is not in the mood for obedience class. He feels mischievous and scampers away, with some friends in tow.
ISBN 9780141330952
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Dodd, Lynley
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Hedgehog howdedo
An engaging counting book with rhyming text and delightful illustrations.
ISBN 9780140568851
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2002
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dodd, Lynley
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Nickle Nackle tree, The
The Nickle Nackle tree is overloaded with the most outrageous, zany birds you can imagine. Rollicking rhymes reinforce the fun.
ISBN 9780733320644
Publisher ABC Books, 2006
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dodd, Lynley
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Scarface claw
Scarface Claw, Hairy Maclary's enemy, is at the centre of this story. Like most bullies, however, the cat turns out to be not quite as tough as he looks.
ISBN 9780140568868
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2003
Dodd, Lynley
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Schnitzel von Krumm's basketwork
Schnitzel von Krumm is devastated when his family replaces his worn out, smelly old basket with a new one. It's just not right.
ISBN 9780140555578
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 1996
Dodd, Lynley
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Schnitzel von Krumm: dogs never climb trees
When Hairy Maclary decides to snoop inside a delivery van, he is in for a chaotic adventure. Hairy creates even more havoc than usual.
ISBN 9780733311222
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2002
Dodd, Lynley
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22466
Schnitzel von Krumm: forget-me-not
Schnitzel von Krumm's family is going on a holiday. It's all of a puzzle to Schnitzel and soon his meddling leads to a spot of bother.
ISBN 9780733320606
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Dodd, Lynley
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Slinky Malinki
Slinky Malinki is blacker than black, a stalking and lurking cat. In fact, Slinky Malinki is a common thief and steals anything from a clothes peg or slipper to a string of sausages.
ISBN 9780670913510
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2002
Dodd, Lynley
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Slinky Malinki's catflaps
At night, the gang of cats, led by Slinky Malinki, comes out to prowl.
ISBN 9780140565720
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2000
Dodd, Lynley
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Slinky Malinki's Christmas crackers
Slinky Malinky is curious about the Christmas tree in the house. With its reindeer, ribbons, baubles and bells, it's too tempting for Slinky not to investigate.
ISBN 9780141501093
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2007
Dodd, Lynley
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Slinky Malinki, open the door
Slinky Malinki and Stickybeak Syd are partners in crime.
ISBN 9780140553260
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin NZ, 1995
Dodd, Lynley
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Smallest turtle, The
The smallest turtle is the last of his family to set out on the long journey to the sea. The sand is hot and there are many dangers.
ISBN 9780733322082
Publisher ABC Books, 1996
Dodd, Lynley
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Zachary Quack minimonster
Led by a dragonfly, an inquisitive duck goes exploring and gathers odd pieces of junk on his journey to the river.
ISBN 9780733315800
Publisher ABC Books, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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Great divide, The
A race begins with eighty competitors. Various obstacles keep halving the race until the finish line. There may not be anyone to cross the line and win.
ISBN 9780763615925
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dodds, Dayle Ann & Mitchell, Tracy (ill)
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1001 bugs to spot
Teeming with bugs to find, count and talk about.
ISBN 9780794510008
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Doherty, G
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Mr Bunny's chocolate factory
Do you want to know how chocolate eggs are made? Step inside Mr Bunny's chocolate factory to find out!
ISBN 9780192746207
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2016
Dolan, Elys
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Everywhere Bear, The
We meet the members of class one. There are Ollie and Holly and Josie and Leo and April and Theo and April, and the everywhere bear, who goes home with one of them each weekend. All goes well until the everywhere bear is in the backpack of the new boy, Matt and tumbles out onto the street. So begins a series of adventures, wild and breathtaking, for the bear and for the young reader.
ISBN 9781447280736
Publisher MacMillan, 2017
Donaldson, Julia & Cobb, Rebecca (ill)
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One ted falls out of bed
Ted is taken on an adventure after falling out of bed and not being able to get back in.
ISBN 9780333947814
Publisher MacMillan, 2004
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Donaldson, Julia & Currey, Anna (ill)
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Rosie's hat
The simple text may be about the wonderful adventures of Rosie's hat but the pictures tell us a lot more about Rosie's life. There could be more to the story than just Rosie's part in it.
ISBN 9781405000079
Publisher MacMillan, 2006
Donaldson, Julia & Currey, Anna (ill)
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Detective dog, The
Peter's dog, Nell, has an amazing sense of smell. Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who did a poo on the new gravel path, her ever-sniffing nose is always hard at work. But, Nell has other talents too. Every Monday, she goes to school with Peter and listens to children read. But, one morning, when they arrive at school, Peter and Nell discover that all the books have disappeared.
ISBN 9781509801596
Publisher MacMillan, 2016
Donaldson, Julia & Ogilvie, Sara (ill)
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Scarecrows' wedding, The
Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay invite you to the best wedding ever. The scarecrow couple sets off for a hunt round the farm for everything they need for the festivities. When Harry's search for flowers takes him far away, his villainous scarecrow rival, Reginald Rake, sees his chance to ruin this beautiful day.
ISBN 9781407144412
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2014
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffer, Axel
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Gruffalo's child, The
The Gruffalo's child goes hunting for the Big Bad Mouse, with a scaly tail, eyes like pools of fire and whiskers tougher than wire.
ISBN 9781405020466
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Gruffalo, The
Told in satisfying rhyme and beautifully illustrated, this is the story of a clever mouse who evades being eaten by inventing a terrifying friend to frighten his would-be predators. But, mouse's fictional friend might be very real and not so very friendly.
ISBN 9780333710937
Publisher MacMillan, 2004
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Highway rat, The
Give me your buns and your biscuits. Give me your chocolate eclairs. For I am the Rat of the highway and the Rat Thief never shares. Life is not safe for the other animals, as the villainous Highway Rat gallops along the highway, stealing their food. Clover from a rabbit; nuts from a squirrel, he even steals hay from his own horse. Until, the Highway Rat meets a cunning duck.
ISBN 9781407124377
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Monkey puzzle
Monkey has lost his mum and a butterfly tries to help him find her. Monkey's descriptions of her lead the butterfly to lots of animals but not mum. Monkey thinks he will never find his mum, but butterfly is persistent.
ISBN 9781580482028
Publisher Koala Books, 2001
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Room on the broom
A witch, who is prone to losing her belongings, is helped by the animal friends that she meets on her broomstick journey. This is a delightful, rhyming story that children can easily join in.
ISBN 9780864613189
Publisher Koala Books, 2001
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Squash and a squeeze, A
A little old lady thinks her home is too small. Her friend finds the best solution, filling the home with lots of animals so that it seems instantly bigger when they leave.
ISBN 9780864614681
Publisher Koala Books, 2003
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Stick man
Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three. But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire. How will he get back home.
ISBN 9781407132327
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2012
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Zog and the flying doctors
Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and Zog the dragon are the flying doctors. There's much to do as they soar over the countryside, tending to mermaids, lions and unicorns. But, Pearl's uncle, the King, doesn't think it's fitting for a princess to be a doctor.
ISBN 9781407164953
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Hippo has a hat
Hippo and friends go to the shop to buy lots of interesting clothes, including shoes for Caterpillar and slippers for Gorilla. They all look so smart, they should be going to a party.
ISBN 9781405021920
Publisher MacMillan, 2007
Donaldson, Julia & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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Empty fridge
Everyone has been so busy, they haven't thought of buying anything to eat. When one neighbour has carrots and discovers another has eggs and cheese, what will other neighbours upstairs be willing to share.
ISBN 9780987109934
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2012
Doremus, Gaetan
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Apes (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about apes and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405313087
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Dorling Kindersley
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Bear: Watch me grow
Find out how bears pick a mate, their hibernation, what they eat, and how they vary in different parts of the world.
ISBN 9780756601942
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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Butterfly: Watch me grow
Many interesting facts about butterfliess and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405302425
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley
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Duckling (Watch me grow)
Learn about the life cycle of duck hatchlings as they grow from eggs to self-sufficient youngsters. Gorgeous photographs and accessible information.
ISBN 9780789496287
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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Elephant (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about elephants and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405308441
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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Farm animals (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about farm animals and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405310338
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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Frog (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about frogs and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographs.
ISBN 9781405301619
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2003
Dorling Kindersley
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Kitten (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about kittens and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405308458
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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Panda (watch me grow)
Discover how pandas grow through an animal's eye view and learn about the cycle of life in the natural world.
ISBN 9781405328678
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2008
Dorling Kindersley
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Penguin (Watch me grow)
Find out about the wonderful world of Emperor penguins, from their courtship rituals through to the birth of the chicks.
ISBN 9780756602635
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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Puppy (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about puppies and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405310345
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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Rabbit (Watch me grow)
A fantastic introduction to the life cycle of rabbits.
ISBN 9781405303866
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley
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Turtle (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about turtles and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405313094
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Dorling Kindersley
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Watch me grow series
A great introductory series about all sorts of animals and insects. Includes dynamic, full-colour photographs, life cycles and a simple glossary of terms. 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 Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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At my family table
We come to the family table, to eat, to talk, to share. We come to the family table, to enjoy delicious fare. Who is at your table?
ISBN 9780648100003
Publisher Little People Nutrition, 2017
dos Santos, Mandy & Ho, Kancy (ill)
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Moon shines out of the dark, The
Harry loves to know when things are going to happen. Exactly. Mum usually says 'Time to get up', 'Time for the bus' and 'Time to sleep now, Harry'. But Mum's been away for ages. And Harry has had to guess what's coming next. One cold, cloudy night, Harry stays awake, thinking and wondering... Will the moon shine out of the dark?
ISBN 9781742375656
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Dowrick, Stephanie and Spudvilas, Anne (ill)
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Sleepy Pendoodle
Uncle tells a little girl the right words to get her new puppy to open his eyes. But it's a long way from Uncle's place to home and every interruption makes it harder to remember.
ISBN 9780744594775
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Doyle, Malachy
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Great castle of Marshmangle, The
A child meets his grandfather for the first time and goes to stay at his house. He thinks his grandfather is the funniest man he has ever seen. A lively and humorous picture book.
ISBN 9780862647926
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 1999
Doyle, Malachy & Hess, Paul (ill)
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Dougal the garbage dump bear
Dougal never got to play when the other toys in the house did because he was not new, clean and perfect. One rainy day, he is left outside and ends up in the garbage bin. This is his story of finding a new home.
ISBN 9780670041107
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Dray, Matt
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Dougal and Bumble and the long walk home
Lucky Dougal the Bear and his best friend, Bumble the Bee, are invited to the Teddy Bear's Picnic in the countryside. They join in a cricket match but, when the ball goes over a fence, Dougal and Bumble, and their new friend Trevor the Pig, are waylaid trying to retrieve it. When they finally return to the picnic, they find that the bus has left without them.
ISBN 9780143504665
Publisher Penguin, 2011
Dray, Matt
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Kookoo Kookaburra
Kookoo, a kind and well-loved kookaburra, is famous for entertaining the other bush creatures with his funny stories about them, without hurting their feelings. But, when Kookoo turns to teasing about his friends' differences, he alienates them until he finds himself alone and ignored. Kookoo is forced to remember his uncle's wise words and change his ways.
ISBN 9781921248900
Publisher Magabala Books, 2015
Dreise, Gregg
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Mad magpie
The cheeky butcher birds always tease Guluu and he's becoming a very mad magpie. When Guluu heeds the advice of his Elders and ignores the birds, they just laugh at him. But, Guluu tries again and, this time, he stands proudly at the riverbank and remembers how he used to sing when he was having a bad day.
ISBN 9781925360066
Publisher Magabala Books, 2016
Dreise, Gregg
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Silly birds
Maliyan is a young eagle who makes his parents very proud. He always looks and listens, and everyone respects him. Then, he meets Wagun, the turkey, who is a 'wombah thigaraa', a silly bird. He's always talking, usually about himself. No one respects Wagun but Maliyan thinks he is fun. It's not long before Maliyan has become a bit of a wombah thigaraa himself.
ISBN 9781922142993
Publisher Magabala Books, 2014
Dreise, Gregg
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Honey and Bear
Honey and Bear are good friends and do lots of things together. Sometimes, they feel bored or cross but they always look after each other. Contains five stories.
ISBN 9780143305002
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Brooks, Ron (ill)
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Reindeer's Christmas surprise
It's Christmas eve in Australia and Reindeer has great fun giving presents to his friends, Cat, Dog and Guinea Pig. But, even when it's warm and sunny outside, it's hard to be far away from home and family. Luckily, Christmas is a time for exciting surprises and, this year, Reindeer might just get one of his very own.
ISBN 9781760113025
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Dubosarsky, Ursula & deGennaro, Sue (ill)
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Carousel, The
A small girl and her dad go down to see the carousel and ride on the wooden horses. So begins the magical journey, a journey of music and mirrors, of green hills and sunlit skies, of wishes and freedom.
ISBN 9780670074624
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Di Qual, Walter (ill)
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One little goat
It starts with one little goat. It ends with one little goat. But what happens in-between is a whirlwind of nonsense and fun.
ISBN 9781742976921
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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Terrible plop, The
Everyone is afraid of the Terrible Plop. They have to run, they cannot stop. Join in as someone reads this wonderful picture book to you and find out about the bear and the littlest rabbit who turn back to discover the secret of the Terrible Plop.
ISBN 9780670071418
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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Tim and Ed
Here is Tim and here is Ed. Same ears, same eyes, same feet and same head. Twin koalas Tim and Ed love to be together all the time so what will happen when Ed goes away for the night.
ISBN 9780670074631
Publisher Viking Children's, 2014
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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Too many elephants in this house
Eric has a problem, there are too many elephants in his house. Eric actually doesn't think it is a problem at all but his mum insists that it is. So what is he to do. He loves every single one of them and doesn't want to lose them. So where can all the elephants go.
ISBN 9780670075461
Publisher Penguin, 2012
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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Rex
Rex, the class chameleon, is taken home by a different kindergarten student each day. Each child writes or draws imaginatively about the adventures with Rex.
ISBN 9780670042265
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Mackintosh, David (ill)
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Lion and the bird, The
One autumn day, a lion finds a wounded bird in his garden. With the departure of the bird's flock, the lion decides that it's up to him to care for the bird. They become good friends. But, the following autumn, the bird departs with his flock and Lion wonders what will become of their friendship.
ISBN 9780994109873
Publisher Book Island, 2015
Dubuc, Marianne
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Muddled-up farm
Muddled-up farm is a special place where all the animals make peculiar sounds. Using rollicking rhyme, this delightful and humorous tale tells of a farm inspector's frustrations as he tries to fix a farm's mixed-up ways.
ISBN 9781740517331
Publisher Red Fox, 2002
Dumbleton, Mike
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Digger
Digger is the story of one toy kangaroo, one Australian soldier and two girls, in two countries on opposite sides of a world at war. It is a quiet reminder of the casualties of war, and a tribute to the French schoolchildren who once tended the graves of Australian soldiers who died on the Western Front in the heroic battle for Villers Bretonneux in April 1918.
ISBN 9781760296735
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Dumbleton, Mike & Cowcher, Robin (ill)
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Passing on
A boy shares a very special bond with his grandma and his life changes when she dies. The book shows how he deals with his grief, how he can think lovingly about the people who have died and pass on memories and feelings.
ISBN 9780091840839
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Dumbleton, Mike & Denton, Terry (ill)
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Santa's outback secret
Santa has received a special Christmas letter, which leads him to packing a bag just before Christmas and spending some time in the Australian outback.
ISBN 9780857982254
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Dumbleton, Mike & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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Eve and Elly
Elly is Eve's toy elephant and her best friend. When Elly goes missing, Eve is the one who is lost. Her dad will do anything to cheer her up so he tells Eve what adventures her toy has been having. Dad's tall tale turns little Elly into a towering hero.
ISBN 9780857988515
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Dumbleton, Mike & Wood, Laura (ill)
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Tick-tock
What is it we cannot see, hear, touch or smell, yet it is here now? It was at the very beginning of the world when it was first created and it will continue till the world ends and maybe beyond. Yes, this is a book all about time and how we measure it.
ISBN 9780749656881
Publisher Franklin Watts, 2004
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dunbar, James
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Oddly
It's the small things which are the most important and Oddlet finds he isn't so odd after all.
ISBN 9781844280322
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Dunbar, Joyce & Benson, Patrick (ill)
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Chick called Saturday, A
Saturday is fed up with being a little chick as he wants to do more than just cluck, scratch and peck. So, Saturday sets off on a farm adventure and discovers something that really interests him.
ISBN 9780552547437
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Dunbar, Joyce & Granstrom, Brita (ill)
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Monster who ate darkness, The
Jo-Jo is afraid of the dark, so a monster comes and eats all of the darkness until there is none left. Perhaps Jo-Jo will be able to sleep now.
ISBN 9781406308679
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Dunbar, Joyce & Liao, Jimmy (ill)
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Penguin
Ben just can't seem to get the response he wants to out of his toy, Penguin. When it's needed, Penguin shows himself to be a toy of action with his own special way of talking.
ISBN 9781844280650
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Dunbar, Polly
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Because you are with me
Spend the day with a little girl and her daddy as they discover all the things they can achieve together. Especially if there's help from someone you love.
ISBN 9780734411013
Publisher Lothian Books, 2010
Dunstan, Kylie
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Nannie loves
Nannie lives on a farm with rolling hills, a muddy creek and lots of animals. Nannie loves her farm and all her animals. But, what Nannie loves most is when her family comes to stay.
ISBN 9781921504839
Publisher Working Title Press, 2016
Dunstan, Kylie
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Red bridge, The
Claire and her family have moved from Australia to Vietnam. She feels lost and lonely in the busy, bustling streets of Hanoi, until she finds the red bridge and a new friend to show her the way.
ISBN 9781921136726
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2011
Dunstan, Kylie
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Unfortunately
When you are walking through the jungle, almost anything can happen. Unfortunately, sometimes it's bad, but fortunately sometimes it's good.
ISBN 9781408309896
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2010
Durant, Alan & Rickerty, Simon (ill)
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Dinosaur called Tiny, A
Tiny is such a small dinosaur that the other dinosaurs say he can't play their games. But, Tiny finds a way to show he's bigger than he looks.
ISBN 9780007233908
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2008
Durant, Alan & Simpson, Jo (ill)
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Goodnight, goodnight, construction site
As the sun sets on the big construction site, all the hard-working trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest, so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play.
ISBN 9780811877824
Publisher Chronicle Books, 2011
Duskey Rinker, Sherri & Lichtenheld, Tom (ill)
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Batty
Batty is trying to find something he is really good at, in his home at the zoo. But hanging upside down means he can't always see the other animals' points of view.
ISBN 9781847801593
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Dyer, Sarah
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Mrs Muffly's monster
Mrs Muffly lives by herself in a house on top of a hill. She's always been a bit strange but, lately, she's been acting very, very strangely. When Mrs Muffly buys huge amounts of butter, eggs, flour, sugar and jam, she must be keeping something very, very large in her house.
ISBN 9781847800404
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Dyer, Sarah
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