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Booklists

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ID Title Author  
12301
Bad buster
Being bad is what Buster does best until his dad thinks of a way to sort him out.
ISBN 9780143300335
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2003
Laguna, Sofie
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62943
On our way to the beach
A little girl is going to the beach for the first time with her family and she is trying to imagine what it will look like. The trip to the beach takes several days and the journey is full of experiences and special moments, which influence her imagination. When the family finally arrives at the beach, nothing has prepared the girl for what she eventually sees.
ISBN 9781862915206
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2004
Laguna, Sofie
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12136
Too loud Lily
Lily, the young hippopotamus, is a little too lively for her family and friends. But then, a new teacher comes to school. The animals in this picture book behave and react just like people we have met.
ISBN 9781862914667
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2002
Laguna, Sofie & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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Where are you, Banana
Roddy and his dog, Banana, are the best of friends, They play together, rest together and sleep together. What do Roddy and his parents do when they return home to find a hole under the back fence and no Banana.
ISBN 9781743310533
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Laguna, Sofie & Smith, Craig (ill)
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Piggy
Piggy loves books so much that he never has time for friends. But one day Piggy sees a cat reading alone. And he wonders if, perhaps, they could be best friends. Try as Piggy might- in increasingly spectacular ways- the cat just won't notice him. Piggy just wants to let her know just how he feels.
ISBN 9781681190655
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Lai, Trevor
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When we go walkabout
When we go walkabout, what do we see. Yirruwa yirrilikenuma-langwa, amiyembena yirringka yirruwa.
ISBN 9781743314562
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Lalara, Rhoda & Alfred
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15194
At the vet
An eventful trip to the vet turns out to be lots of fun, especially if you like baby kittens.
ISBN 9780734407313
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Lamb, Ann
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3613
Red balloon, The
A classic story of Pascal, an only child who is lonely. When he finds a red balloon with a mind of its own, Pascal's life changes.
ISBN 9780385142977
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, 1956
Lamorisse, Albert
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Mary's penny: a wise and witty tale
This is a story of one farmer, his three children, Franz, Hans and Mary, and an ingenious competition to determine who should inherit the farm. The farmer's children are asked to fill the house with something that costs a mere penny.
ISBN 9781406330779
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Landman, Tanya & Holland, Richard (ill)
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6599
First shapes in buildings
Features twelve buildings from around the world to show two and three-dimensional shapes such as the circle, square, rectangle, cube, pyramid and cylinder. This inventive book provides an introduction to finding shapes in real-life buildings and will inspire children to appreciate some of the world's great buildings.
ISBN 9781845076955
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2009
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Lane, Penny Ann
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18729
Fairytale cake, The
A cheerful rhyme about preparing, decorating and delivering a huge birthday cake.
ISBN 9781904442691
Publisher The Chicken House, 2005
Langley, Jonathan
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74031
Dragon's lie, The
A small boy is surprised to find a dragon in a cage at the zoo. He wonders why this once powerful, fire breathing creature is lying miserably in a cage. He discovers that it's not just bars that limit freedom. Manga style.
ISBN 9780733325229
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2010
Lardner, Kym & Lardner, Oliver (ill)
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Naked penguin, The
A little penguin doesn't have any friends because he is different. Unlike the other penguins, he is black all over without a patch of white on his chest. But, when he decides to leave his home, he sees there are other creatures that are different too.
ISBN 9780733320729
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Lardner, Kym & Lardner, Oliver (ill)
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4840

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Whirlpool, The
Life is full of brightness for one polar bear cub. But then the shadows fall...and his world changes. The little cub must learn to hope again.
ISBN 9781925563047
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Larkin, Emily & Magisson, Helene (ill)
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Adventures with Chimaka the chimpanzee
Meet Chimaka, one of a colony of chimps at Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary which provides a home for orphaned chimpanzees. Stunning photographs show where he lives, his family and how he spends his day. Discover what you can do to help protect endangered chimpanzees.
ISBN 9780975677063
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2007
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Chipper the cheetah
Chipper, the cheetah, tells the young reader all about cheetahs - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677025
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Elle the elephant
Through exquisite photographs and interesting facts, we find out lots of details about Elle, the elephant, and her daily activities.
ISBN 9780975677087
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2005
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Gerry the giraffe
Giraffes are the tallest animals on the land. Meet Gerry and his family, and find out what they eat and where they live. Includes stunning photographs and interesting facts about giraffes.
ISBN 9780975677094
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2009
Latta, Jan
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15285
Adventures with Kolah the koala
Kolah the koala tells the young reader all about koalas - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677001
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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15286
Adventures with Lena the lion
Lena the lion tells the young reader all about lions - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677049
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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75895
Adventures with Lennie the leopard
Lennie the leopard lives in the forests of Africa, where Lennie is learning how to hunt.
ISBN 9780980872712
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2011
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Mia the meerkat
Meet Mia and her family and see what they eat and where they live. Includes stunning photographs and lots of interesting facts about meerkats.
ISBN 9780975677070
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2009
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Ollie the orangutan
Ollie the orangutan lives in the rainforest, swinging through the trees.
ISBN 9780980872705
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2010
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Ping-Ping the panda
Ping-Ping the panda talks about her everyday experiences. Includes exquisite photographs and interesting facts about pandas.
ISBN 9780975677056
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2006
Latta, Jan
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15287
Adventures with Rufus the rhinoceros
Rufus the rhinoceros tells the young reader all about rhinos - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677018
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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15288
Adventures with Timba the tiger
Timba the tiger tells the young reader all about tigers - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677032
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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Sleepy the sloth
ISBN 9780980872743
Series True to life series (13 of 13)
Publisher True to Life books, 2018
Latta, Jan
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True to life series
Factual series for K-2 readers. 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 True to life series (13 books)
Latta, Jan
No book cover.
22219
Ziggy the zebra
Come on an adventure and learn about zebras and their families.
ISBN 9780980872736
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2014
Latta, Jan
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Crocodile river
This is the story of a saltwater crocodile, named Cranky, and her struggle to survive. Follow her from the time she hatches until she finds a safe haven where she can lay her own eggs.
ISBN 9781876288921
Publisher Working Title Press, 2009
Lawrenson, Diana & Snell, Danny (ill)
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Footpath flowers
On a walk with her father, a little girl collects wild flowers while her distracted Dad pays her and their surroundings little attention. Each flower becomes a gift and both giver and receiver are transformed by their encounter. Wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781406362084
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Lawson, JonArno & Smith, Sydney (ill)
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Three emus, The
The emu sisters are happy to live among the mulgas and spinifex of the outback. But when Flick loses her precious shell, they must embark on a journey that sees them travel across the vast Australian landscape. Will they ever rescue Flick's shell from the Swedish traveller's backpack?
ISBN 9781760401092
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawson, Sue & Hopwood-Wade, Patricia (ill)
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18394
Bartholomew and the bug
Bartholomew is a bear up in the mountains who admires the city lights far below. He meets a bug who desperately needs the lights so Bartholomew sets out to take his friend there.
ISBN 9780340873298
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Layton, Neal
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Steve's Sunday blues
There are so many things that are good about Sundays - walking the dog, splashing through puddles, eating yummy food. Even with all these good things happening, Steve has the Sunday blues.
ISBN 9780340797228
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2002
Layton, Neal
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Tree, The
The tree is home to a family of birds in their nest, squirrels in their drey and rabbits in their burrow. When a man and woman decide to cut the tree down and use it for their dream house, the animals are under threat.
ISBN 9781406358216
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Layton, Neal
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Owl and the pussy cat, The
In this beautifully illustrated edition of the well-known nonsense poem by Edward Lear, the Owl and the Pussycat sail across the sea and travel into lush jungles, all by the light of the moon.
ISBN 9781741789362
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2008
Lear, Edward & Mortimer, Anne (ill)
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Owl and the pussycat, The
The beautiful, classic poem of the Owl and the Pussycat and their adventure to get married.
ISBN 9780733319143
Publisher Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2006
Lear, Edward & Wilson, Anne (ill)
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15977
Do not open this book
This guy will do anything to stop you opening this book. Threats, bribes, reverse psychology, you name it, he'll offer it.
ISBN 9781760451486
Publisher Lake Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Lee, Andy & McKenzie, Heath (I'll)
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12139
Pog
Pog is a warty, bug-eyed monster who is terrified of children. One day, he comes face to face with his worst nightmare. An engaging twist to the story of a child who is about to start school and is still scared of monsters.
ISBN 9781862914124
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2000
Lee, Lyn & Gamble, Kim
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25232
Eight
Timmy's favourite toy is Eight, the octopus. They go everywhere together until, one day, Eight is left in the park. Timmy wonders if he will ever see his friend again.
ISBN 9781862914568
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2006
Lee, Lyn & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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Best friend is a goldfish, My
After arguing with his best friend about which game to play, a boy decides its time to find a new best friend. So he tries to become friends with his dog, his cat, and his goldfish. He learns to eat on the floor with his dog, take naps with his cat, and watch the world from underwater with his goldfish.
ISBN 9781512426014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group, 2018
Lee, Mark & Jevons, Chris (ill)
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5595

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Nature's lullaby fills the night
Spiders spin their silky treads to the tune of raindrops, and crickets put on a chirping concert. Flower petals curl up for the night as willow branches dance in the breeze. Sleepy little fishes swim through starlit waters, and a stately stallion nuzzles its yearlings by its side. From land, to sky, to sea...this is how nature wishes you goodnight.
ISBN 9781454921394
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2018
Leone, Dee & Engel, Bali (ill)
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Celeste sails to Spain
Celeste and her family members have different experiences while going to the museum, to the park, to the show, celebrating and dreaming.
ISBN 9780733621062
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2006
Lester, Alison
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1225
Clive eats alligators
When it comes to playing, eating, shopping, dressing and even going to bed, Clive, Tessa, Frank, Rosie and the rest of the kids all have their favourite way of doing things.
ISBN 9780340608562
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Lester, Alison
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2025
I'm green and I'm grumpy
Children dress up in all sorts of fancy dress costumes, including a witch and a dinosaur. You have to guess who is wearing what by following a series of clues.
ISBN 9780140544787
Publisher Penguin, 1993
Lester, Alison
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7344
Imagine
Two children imagine places and picture all the animals they would meet there. Some of the imaginary places include being deep in the jungle, under the sea, in a land of ice and snow, among steaming swamps and marshes.
ISBN 9781863732628
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1992
Lester, Alison
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9924
Isabella's bed
At Grandma's house, Anna and Luis always sleep in Isabella's bed. It has interesting, silver pieces on the bed-head but the middle piece has disappeared. One night, Anna and Luis go on a magical journey and discover what the pieces mean and why the middle one is missing.
ISBN 9780733622717
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2008
Lester, Alison
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5541
Journey home, The
One day, Wild and Woolly dig such a big hole in their sandpit that they fall through to the North Pole. They set out on their journey home, visiting interesting houses and characters along the way.
ISBN 9780340605424
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Lester, Alison
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Magic beach
On Magic Beach, children do all their favourite things, jumping waves, building sandcastles, beachcombing, exploring rock-pools and enjoying a fantasy world of white horses, dragons, pirates, sharks and smugglers.
ISBN 9781741144888
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1992
Lester, Alison
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31332
Moo: Talk to the farm animals
Make all the noises of the farm animals. Lots of rhyme and colourful illustrations.
ISBN 9780733318467
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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4364
My dog Bigsy
Meet my dog Bigsy. He's only small but everyone knows he's the boss. Each morning, he visits the animals on the farm. What a lot of noise. And, all because of Bigsy.
ISBN 9780670078936
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Lester, Alison
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Noni the pony
Noni is the nicest pony. She loves to entertain the cows and hens and ducks on the farm by the sea. And play hide and seek with her best friends Dave Dog and Coco the Cat.
ISBN 9781741758887
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Lester, Alison
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9953
Noni the pony goes to the beach
Noni the pony is friendly and funny, and her friends join her at the beach when it's sunny.
ISBN 9781743311141
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Lester, Alison
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Purr: Talk to the pet animals
Through rhymes, see what the dog, mouse, fish and other pets are doing. You can help with the noises they make.
ISBN 9780733318443
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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Roar: Talk to the wild animals
Make your own noises as you find the animals in the wild. Lots of rhyme and colourful images.
ISBN 9780733318481
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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Rosie sips spiders
Clive bakes chocolate cakes, Nicky loves spaghetti, Tessa eats Bombe Alaska but Rosie sips spiders. Follow these children and others as they discover their individual differences.
ISBN 9780733621079
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2006
Lester, Alison
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8656
Tessa snaps snakes
Seven children each behave in a unique way. They have seven different secrets and fears. Different things make them laugh and each child has a special way to earn pocket money and to send messages. Each child gets to be a star.
ISBN 9780340605431
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 1993
Lester, Alison
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When Frank was four
Follow seven children as they grow up from tiny babies to age seven, with a different event to highlight each year. There's the year when Nicky tipped spaghetti on her head and, another, when Ernie climbed into the fish tank.
ISBN 9781864483994
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
Lester, Alison
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15098
Goodnight Harry
Harry, the elephant, can't get to sleep. He tries all sorts of activities to help him get to sleep. Thank goodness for friends.
ISBN 9781844285006
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Lewis, Kim
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44751
Little Red Ute and the big race
Little Red Ute is entering his first Ute Cup race. Purple Pickup is back to see if he can claim a fourth victory. He looks very menacing as Little Red Ute takes his place beside him on the track.
ISBN 9781862918788
Series Little Red Ute series (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Lewis, Mitch & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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56741
Little Red Ute and the dump trucks
Little Red Ute wishes he could help the dump trucks but he's in the way. He'll have to prove just how useful he can be.
ISBN 9781862918771
Series Little Red Ute series (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Lewis, Mitch & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Little Red Ute and the ute parade
Little Red Ute enters his first parade and feels bad because Green Wheelbarrow can't enter. The foreman helps the two friends solve the problem and make this parade the best ever.
ISBN 9781862918795
Series Little Red Ute series (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Lewis, Mitch & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Little Red Ute 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 Little Red Ute series (4 books)
Lewis, Mitch & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
No book cover.
8660
Little Red Ute visits the farm
Red Ute and his friend Green Wheelbarrow take a tour of the farm. But, soon, Red Ute has to race to the rescue.
ISBN 9781862918528
Series Little Red Ute series (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Lewis, Mitch & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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4893
Bats at the library
A window has been left open at the library and this is an irresistible invitation for a colony of bats. Once inside, older bats look for favourite books, while younger ones explore and play. Storytime settles everyone down and transports them into the tales, filled with bat characters playing new roles.
ISBN 9780864618160
Publisher Koala Books, 2009
Lies, Brian
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3793
Have you seen my dragon
A young boy has lost his dragon. In the big, busy city, among the taxis and towers, the dragon must be somewhere. So the boy goes looking for one dragon. Perhaps it stopped for a hot dog (the boy has two of them) or rode into town on the bus (the boy sees three of these). And so the story goes. At each stop along the boy's search, the numbers grow from one to twenty.
ISBN 9781406353815
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Light, Steve
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19173
Swap
A broken-down ship, a loose button and an idea.
ISBN 9781406367768
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Light, Steve
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14998
Puss in boots
A retelling of the classic tale of an enterprising cat who wins riches and fame for her poor master.
ISBN 9780810943681
Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc, 2002
Light, Steve (retell)
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Homer the library cat
Homer is a very quiet cat. He lives in a very quiet house with a very quiet lady. One day, while the lady is away, Homer hears a very loud crash and out the window he goes. He takes an unexpected tour of the neighbourhood and discovers it's a surprisingly hectic place. Poor Homer just wants to find a spot where he can curl up, undisturbed.
ISBN 9781406336566
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Lindbergh, Reeve & Wilsdorf, Anne (ill)
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Max's bath
Max loves his bath and playing with all his toys but Dog is not keen to join him.
ISBN 9781877467042
Publisher Gecko Press, 2008
Lindgren, Barbro & Eriksson, Eva (ill)
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49038
Max's wagon
Max takes teddy and Dog and all his toys on a wagon ride. Dog is good at finding lost things, all except for this one.
ISBN 9781877467035
Publisher Gecko Press, 2008
Lindgren, Barbro & Eriksson, Eva (ill)
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In the deep blue sea
Find out who lives in the deep, blue ocean. A celebration of ocean life with a few surprises along the way.
ISBN 9781921136115
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2008
Lionetto-Civa, Angie & Booth, Christina
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In the deep red desert
Explore the Australian desert through the eyes of a dingo.
ISBN 9781921136467
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2010
Lionetto-Civa, Angie & Booth, Christina (ill)
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In the deep green jungle
A toucan lives in the deep, green jungle where there are all kinds of animals. At the end of the book, there is a little surprise for us all.
ISBN 9781921136085
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2007
Lionetto-Civa, Angie & Booth, Christine (ill)
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Little One: the story of a red-tailed monkey, The
When Kaitie was four years old, she travelled with her mother to Uganda, where her mum was to study chimpanzees. One day, a two-week old orphaned red-tailed monkey was bought to their sanctuary. As the adults were all busy working with other chimps, Kaitie was placed in charge of caring for the tiny monkey.
ISBN 9781742030906
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2009
Litchfield, Katie Afrika
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Norton and alpha
Battered wheels, rusty cogs, broken springs - Norton and Alpha find them all and always find a use for them. Then, one ordinary Tuesday, they find something completely unlike anything they've ever found before. What is IT? And what does IT do?
ISBN 9781471145766
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2017
Litten, Kristyna
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Ziggy and the moonlight show
"Hoo hoo" Bird has lost her stripy chick! Ziggy the zebra wants to help, but with stripy flowers, feathers and fur everywhere they look, it's not easy. How will they find the chick and get home in time for the Moonlight Show?
ISBN 9781471145797
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2018
Litten, Kristyna
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Once upon a golden apple
Daddy tries out all sorts of alternative storylines in his fairytale but the children object to all but the most predictable. Delightfully, the story is even more important than the food.
ISBN 9780140541649
Publisher Penguin Books Canada, 1993
Little, Jean & de Vries, Maggie & Gilman, Phoebe (ill)
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1001 pirate things to spot
Teeming with pirates, ships, sunken treasure to find, count and talk about.
ISBN 9780746076941
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2007
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Lloyd Jones, Rob & Gower, Teri (ill)
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Chief Rhino to the rescue
Firechief Rhino and his men answer a fire call and, by mistake, put out Great Granny Wrinkles' one hundred birthday candles. However, because Granny's teeth are not so good anymore,she is quite happy with the soggy cake. It turns out to be the most super-sizzling party ever.
ISBN 9781846169410
Publisher Orchard Books, 2008
Lloyd, Sam
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Mr Pusskins
From the moment Mr Pusskins spies the prize for Best In Show, he is smitten. He just has to get his paws on that trophy and nothing is going to stand in his way, not even that mean, double-crossing poodle, Madame Fifi Foo-Foo.
ISBN 9781846165245
Publisher Orchard Books, 2008
Lloyd, Sam
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Mr Pusskins and Little Whiskers
What is the fabulous surprise for Mr Pusskins? The hideous noise that was the reason for Mr Pusskins being put outside, may not have been made by him.
ISBN 9781846165238
Publisher Orchard Books, 2007
Lloyd, Sam
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His Royal Tinyness
Once upon a time there was a happy family. Then, one horrible, no good day, a new ruler was born...behold! His Royal Highness, King Baby!
ISBN 9781406324662
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Lloyd-Jones, Sally & Roberts, David (ill)
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Mate and me
Two families have moved in, one upstairs and one downstairs.The boy from upstairs plays in the yard but he is shy and doesn't join in my games. The family downstairs is a secret family and no one knows where they came from. When the downstairs family disappears, a strange note is found and a trail of silver treasures leads out of the garage.
ISBN 9781922081506
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2015
Loakes, Jennifer & Elliot, Belinda (ill)
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Bird
Written in verse, this is a beautiful story of a boy who meets a strange bird on a beach. They share a common fear of life and are challenged by a colourful, charismatic fish who invites them to dive headlong into the unknown.
ISBN 9780733314315
Publisher ABC Books, 2004
Lodge, Annette
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When the snake bites the sun
Based on a story told by David Mowaljarlai of the Ngarinyin tribe. One of a series of Aboriginal stories about animals and birds.
ISBN 9781865046280
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Mowaljarlai, David (teller)
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How the birds got their colours
Based on a story of the Bardi people in Western Australia. An Aboriginal story that explains the misadventure that led to the birds being so colourful.
ISBN 9781865046242
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Albert, Mary (teller)
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Echidna and the shade tree, The
based on a story of the jaru people. In the dreaming, there was a shade tree in the middle of the desert. The animals went hunting for themselves and their babies but they only gave the echidna the scraps. When he gets angry and attacks the shade tree, the other animals must do something.
ISBN 9781865046228
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Green, Mona (teller)
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Kangaroo and the porpoise
From the Larrakia and Waigite language groups. One of a series of Aboriginal stories about animals and birds. The kangaroo asks the porpoise to mind her baby. When the porpoise won't give the baby back, a fight ensues with interesting results.
ISBN 9781865046297
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Lippo, Agnes (teller)
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12142
Tucking mummy in
Roles are reversed when mummy falls asleep while reading a story and her little girls put her into bed.
ISBN 9780868966267
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1990
Loh, Morag
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37979
Little tree
In the middle of a little forest lives a Little Tree who loves the splendid leaves that keep him cool in the heat of long summer days. When Autumn arrives, the other trees drop their leaves, facing the cold winter head on. But, year after year, Little Tree hugs his leaves as tightly as he can, although they are now brown and withered. As Little Tree sits in the shadow of the other trees, he remembers when they were all the same size. He knows he has an important decision to make.
ISBN 9780399163975
Publisher Philomel Books, 2015
Long, Loren
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12247
How I became a pirate
Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners and other aspects of their life.
ISBN 9780152018481
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2003
Long, Melinda & Shannon, David (ill)
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Clementine
Once there was a little snail who loved everything round, hoops and wheels and balls and balloons and, most of all, the moon. She longed to glide gently over the moon's surface, around and around and around. And, so, she made a daring decision, she'd find a way to fly to the moon.
ISBN 9780735840096
Publisher North South Books, 2011
Loth, Sebastian
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Archie and the Bear
Archie has something to say, but no one is listening. So Archie leaves home... and discovers someone else with something to say. And because they both know how that feels, they both listen.This is a quirky story about being who you are (even when you're not).
ISBN 9781760127510
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
Louise, Zanni & Mackintosh, David (ill)
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1286
Joy
I've lost my joy, where could it be.
ISBN 9781922074850
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2013
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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Kindness
Someone told me about a word, a word so lovely it must be heard.
ISBN 9781925139723
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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960
Love
There is one thing that I need most. I need it more than tea and toast.
ISBN 9781922074829
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2013
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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Patience
I waited and waited patiently for something I wanted desperately.
ISBN 9781921632587
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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Peace
Polly finds peace in a storm, surprising as it may seem. A gentle reminder to share and care for others, as well as enjoy the affection we receive.
ISBN 9781925139143
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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The invisible tree series
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Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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8729
Ruthie Bon Bair, do not go to bed with wringing wet hair
The hilarious story of a girl with thick hair that took too long to dry.
ISBN 9780810954700
Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc, 2006
Lubner, Susan & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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Waiting for mum
Even very small children have to face big worries. When mum doesn't arrive to pick her up from school, this little girl faces those worries and carefully thinks about the right thing to do. She knows it is important not to panic and that worries can be forced to back down if you face them. Some devilish worries swirl around the familiar scenes on these beautifully illustrated pages.
ISBN 9781865041711
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Lunn, Helen & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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