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John Eales: rugby facts and fun for kids
Rugby activity book for young rugby fans is jam-packed with rugby facts galore, heaps of quizzes, games and word puzzles and engrossing information about the 2003 Rugby World Cup.
ISBN 9780733312496
Publisher ABC Books, 2003
Eales, John & Batchelor, Lindy
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Mr Eight
Henry is in the pet shop to get himself a new pet but he doesn't want anything ordinary, like a kitten or a puppy. To his mum's dismay, he chooses Mr Eight, a giant octopus, who is more than the usual handful. And, he has a troubled past.
ISBN 9780143305569
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Eastaugh, Sharyn & Gordon, Gus (ill)
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Antarctic close-up
John finds himself caught up in an Antarctic adventure that happened in 1911 when he travels back in time using one of his inventions. A chance to discover the Antarctic through the writing of someone who has been there.
ISBN 9781876944544
Series Making tracks (9 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2007
Edwards, Hazel & Parkee, Meegan (ill)
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Professor Fred Hollows
Fred Hollows qualified as an eye doctor in New Zealand and later moved to Australia. He restored sight to more than one million people. He worked in remote and Aboriginal communities, providing much needed aid, often for free. Working in Nepal and Eritrea, his factories, run by local people, produced three million lenses for ten dollars each. He believed that curing blindness gave people back their independence.
ISBN 9781921042751
Series Aussie Heroes series (4 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Edwards, Hazel & Reynolds, Pat (ill)
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Lyli meets the stone-muncher
Lyli lives in the distant planet of Motika, in a city surrounded by great crystal mountains. One day, her mother tells her about a great green stone-muncher who ate a path through the mountains. Lyli is curious and knows she should be afraid, but she sets out with her cat, Tyki, in search of the stone-muncher.
ISBN 9781921479991
Publisher IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd), 2011
Eimann, Celine
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Old possum's book of practical cats
A wonderful collection of poems that tell us what cats get up to when we aren't watching. Some are sane, some are mad, some are good and some are bad. Meet magical Mr Mistoffelees, sleepy Old Deuteronomy and curious Rum Tum Tugger. But, you'll be lucky to meet Macavity because Macavity's not there.
ISBN 9780571268979
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2010
Eliot, T S & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Pigtails the pirate
Jess sets out to find her father and rescue him from Pigtales, the pirate.
ISBN 9781740518055
Publisher Red Fox, 2003
Elliot, David
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Baabwaa & Wooliam
Baabwaa is a sheep who loves to knit. Wooliam is a sheep who loves to read. It sounds boring but they like it. But one day, they decide they could do with a bit of an adventure, so they set off for a walk around the field. Just then, quite unexpectedly, a third sheep shows up. A funny-looking sheep who might just be that wolf in sheep's clothing Wooliam has read about.
ISBN 9780763660741
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2017
Elliott, David & Sweet, Melissa (ill)
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Sam and Albert go to sea
Sam wants to go to sea again but Albert is reluctant. Every day he comes up with a different excuse. The funny thing is Sam is a cat and Albert is the sailor. Perhaps there is a reason why Albert is not so keen.
ISBN 9781921633089
Publisher Wombat Books, 2010
Elliott, Louise
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Ben Braver and the incredible exploding kid
Even though Ben saved the school from total destruction last year, he feels like a fake. He still hasn't managed to find out his superpower and he is finding it harder to keep it a secret. However, with a well-meaning fan-club, scheming school bullies and nightmares about worm-eaters, Ben's got his hands full making sure no-one finds out the truth.
ISBN 9781760631697
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Emerson, Marcus
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Super life of Ben Braver, The
From the author of Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja comes this new funny, action series of books about Ben Braver. Ben is selected to go to a school with super powers, even though he doesn't seem to have a super power and is just an ordinary kid. After arriving at the new school he discovers the bully from his old school is also there, which isn't a good thing. Soon after a strange sickness spreads through the school causing the students to act like zombies and eat worms. It's up to Ben and his friends Noah and Penny to solve the mystery. This book is hilarious and if you like superhero fiction you will love this book.
ISBN 9781760631680
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Emerson, Marcus
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Grandpa for sale
While Lizzie is in charge of the antique shop and grandpa is sleeping on the Louis XVI sette, she has a customer. But, amongst other things, Mrs Bradley Larchmont, the Third, wants to buy grandpa and she doesn't like no for an answer.
ISBN 9780972922586
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2007
Enderle, Dotti & Sansum, Vicki & Gentry, T Kyle (ill)
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Grandfather's wrinkles
As Lucy's fingers trace each crease on her Grandad's lined face, she wants to know why Grandad's skin doesn't fit anymore. He tells her what joyful event caused each wrinkle to appear.
ISBN 9780972922593
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2007
England, Kathryn & McFarland, Richard (ill)
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Sami's genies
Sami lives with his Grandfather Ali on a vegetable farm. Sami would love to go to school but, instead, he helps his grandfather who is old and can't cope alone with all the hard work. They sell their produce at the town market. One day, Sami trades some eggs for a box containing four dirty old lamps.
ISBN 9780143303541
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
England, Kathryn & Smith, Craig (ill)
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Katie and the leprechaun
Katie is surprised to discover a feisty leprechaun lurking in her local park. Together, they go on an adventure to hunt down the ideal footwear for a leprechaun shoe maker.
ISBN 9781921928239
Series Little Rockets series (9 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
England, Kathryn & Stuart, Emma (ill)
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Fearsome five, The
Toad, Rat, Bat, Hyena and Spider are anything but beautiful but the ugly outcasts learn that beauty comes in many guises.
ISBN 9781877467226
Publisher Gecko Press, 2009
Erlbruch, Wolf
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How to get rid of a vampire
Zazie has begun writing in her new diary, filling it with all her thoughts and feelings about her friends, school and family, knowing that at least here she will not get into trouble for speaking her mind. School has become much harder work now that their regular teacher is away and the replacement is a particularly strict task master who just happens to bare a striking resemblance to the main character of the book Zazie is currently reading - Dracula. Zazie determines it is up to her to save the situation, using the advice contained within Dram Stoker's book. However not all goes according to plan, with one mishap after another.
ISBN 9781846884221
Publisher Alma Books Ltd, 2017
Erre, J.M & Lallemand, Clemence (ill)
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Suri's wall
Suri lives with other children behind a wall. She is much taller than the others and they are frightened of her. But, one day, Suri has grown tall enough to see over the wall and she begins to describe to the children the beautiful things that she sees.
ISBN 9780670077755
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2015
Estela, Lucy & Ottley, Matt (ill)
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How weird is that
A book about trying to describe the impossible, the highly improbable and the most likely to be extinct creature, rarely ever seen.
ISBN 9780646493398
Publisher Museagency, 2008
Evans, Gyan & Dawson, M S (ill)
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