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Perfect puppy for me, The
A boy explores all the different types of dogs he knows that might be the perfect puppy for him. Some coarse language used in context.
ISBN 9780142403358
Publisher Puffin USA, 2005
O'Connor, Jane & Hartland, Jessie
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Fancy Nancy
Meet Nancy who believes that more is always better when it comes to being fancy. From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is determined to teach her parents and little sister, Jo Jo, a thing or two about being fancy.
ISBN 9780060542092
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2005
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy and the butterfly birthday
Nancy thinks butterflies are simply exquisite. That's why she can't wait to go to her friend Bree's butterfly birthday party. It's going to be the fanciest party ever. But, when Nancy finds out she can't go because of her grandparent's fiftieth anniversary party on the same day, she is furious. Nancy feels she will never get over her disappointment.
ISBN 9780007288779
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy and the fabulous fashion boutique
Welcome to Fancy Nancy's Fabulous Fashion Boutique. Here, you can find the fanciest, almost-new outfits, accessories, jewellery, and lots more. The fashion boutique is a huge success but it's also Nancy's little sister's birthday. And, when it starts to rain, the birthday party might be ruined. Nancy knows she has to come up with an idea, a brilliant one, and fast.
ISBN 9780061235924
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy and the mermaid ballet
Fancy Nancy is ready for the spotlight. Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, could not be more excited about their upcoming dance show. After all, it's all about mermaids and Fancy Nancy knows how to be a fancy, glamorous mermaid. But, when another ballerina wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. When disaster strikes right before the big ballet, someone steps in to steal the spotlight.
ISBN 9780061703812
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy and the posh puppy
When her family decides to get a dog, Fancy Nancy is certain she can be fancier than ever. After all, a papillon, a small, delicate, fluffy dog, is the ultimate accessory. But, Fancy Nancy's family wants a large, plain dog. How unglamorous.
ISBN 9780060542139
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2007
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century
Not only does Nancy help out the bride, she also gets to attend a fabulous party reception. Nancy will discover how truly special even the simplest wedding can be.
ISBN 9780062083197
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy aspiring artist
It's holiday time and Nancy is feeling glum because her best friend, Bree, is out of town. When her mum brings home a brand-new set of glitter markers, Nancy puts her trademark flair to creative use and devotes herself to becoming a serious artist (or artiste, as the French say). After all, everything about being an artist is fancy, fancy, fancy, especially when inspiration strikes.
ISBN 9780061915260
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy explorer extraordinaire
In their exclusively glamorous Explorers' Club, Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, set out to explore the fascinating world of wildflowers, trees, leaves, birds and, of course, butterflies. With recipes for pinecone bird feeders, extra-fancy lemonade, an official club bird and an exclusive map of the territory, Fancy Nancy is one Explorer Extraordinaire.
ISBN 9780061684869
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy fanciest doll in the universe
Fancy Nancy's little sister, JoJo, can be naughty and a real pest at times. When JoJo draws a tattoo on Nancy's precious doll, Marabelle Lavinia Chandelier, Nancy is livid. Even worse, it's in permanent marker so will never come out. When her mother suggests a fancy doll party, Nancy is excited to accept. But, the doll drama isn't yet over.
ISBN 9780007466054
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2013
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy poet extraordinaire
Fancy Nancy Clancy is so poetic, even her name rhymes. And, with limericks, couplets, free verse and more, poetry is plenty fancy. So, when her teacher gives Nancy and her classmates an assignment to come up with their very own poems, Nancy is determined to write one that is superb. But, first, Nancy needs an idea and she's having trouble.
ISBN 9780061896439
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy Saturday night sleepover
When Nancy's parents go away overnight, she and her little sister, JoJo, get to sleep over at Mrs. DeVine's house. JoJo is a little nervous about sleeping at someone else's house. Luckily, Nancy is an expert on sleepovers and can help prepare her little sister. The big night arrives and JoJo and Nancy have a blast at Mrs. DeVine's. But, when it's time for bed, it turns out Nancy isn't as prepared as she thought. Good thing there is nothing better than a sister to make you feel better.
ISBN 9780007560905
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2016
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy 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 Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy stellar stargazer
Fancy Nancy thinks that everything in the sky is simply stellar, from the sun and the moon to the stars and their constellations (that's a fancy word for the shapes that stars make). So, nothing could make her happier than a special sleepover under the stars with her dad and her little sister, JoJo. Together, they wish on stars, moon bathe and even eat astronaut ice cream. But, Fancy Nancy faces a real challenge when rain clouds cover up the stars.
ISBN 9780061915239
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy tea parties
You're invited to join in the fun with hostess extraordinaire, Fancy Nancy. With a little imagination, you too can create an exquisite tea party that is perfect for your friends and family.
ISBN 9780061801747
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2009
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy's favorite fancy words
Fancy Nancy thinks that words are simply fascinating. She wonders why people say beautiful when there are fancy words like gorgeous and glamorous. Instead of hello, try bonjour, which is French and so much fancier. An umbrella will keep you dry but a parasol will make you feel like a Hollywood movie star.
ISBN 9780061549236
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2008
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy: Oodles of kittens
It is raining cats and dogs, when all of a sudden, Nancy hears a strange sound coming from outside! Nancy and Bree decide to investigate, and what do they find? Lo and behold! It's oodles of adorable kittens! Oodles is fancy for a lot. After finding some of the kittens good homes, Nancy and Bree each get to keep one for themselves. That is until Nancys new kitten meets her posh pup, Frenchy. Will Nancys two pets ever get along? Will Nancy be able to love them both the same?
ISBN 9780007560936
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2018
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy: Ooh la la it's beauty day
Fancy Nancy has created a super-deluxe beauty day for her mum's birthday. It's a pampering paradise, right in the backyard. With relaxing music, fragrant lotions, colourful nail polish and foamy mousse, Nancy gives her mum a total makeover. She even treats her to sumptuous refreshments and special entertainment. But, suddenly, the pampering goes too far.
ISBN 9780061915253
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Fancy Nancy: splendiferous Christmas
Christmas presents are so fancy. Presents with elegant wrapping paper, festive decorations, Christmas cookies with sprinkles. After all, there is no such thing as too much tinsel. Ooh la la. This year, Nancy is especially excited about decorating the Christmas tree. She's bought a brand-new sparkly tree topper with her own money and has been waiting for Christmas to come. But, her plans may not be quite as splendiferous as Nancy imagines.
ISBN 9780061235900
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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Left Shoe and the foundling
Left Shoe Sandburrow is a young seadog living in a seashore village. Seadogs are always born in pairs and, sadly, Left Shoe's sister died at birth. Left Shoe feels the loss deeply as the only unpaired seadog in the village. When a giant squid stops the seadogs sailing or beachcombing, which are their means of survival, Left Shoe, an unlikely hero, confronts the squid.
ISBN 9781405036887
Series Seadog adventure series, A (1 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2005
O'Dowd, Annie
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Marigold and the dark
It's nearly a year since Marigold was rescued by Left Shoe and she is happily part of the Sandburrow family. Only two things trouble her, her poor eyesight and fear of the dark. An encounter with a goanna helps Marigold to face her fear.
ISBN 9781405036894
Series Seadog adventure series, A (2 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2005
O'Dowd, Annie
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Sea Gem and the land of ice
A message in a bottle provokes a vision that deeply disturbs Sea Gem. It prompts her to take a long and dangerous voyage to the land of ice to find the young seadog she thinks needs help. She encounters a menacing predator and also gains the courage to be herself.
ISBN 9781405037549
Series Seadog adventure series, A (3 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2006
O'Dowd, Annie
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Seadog adventure series, A
Illustrated chapter books about the adventures of Seadogs, fictional animals who live in coastal areas in Australia. 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 Seadog adventure series, A (4 books)
O'Dowd, Annie
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Tumblegrass and the bushfire
Tumblegrass is in big trouble. He was supposed to be looking after his little sister, Cotton Reel, but she is missing. A bushfire is coming and Tumblegrass must find Cotton Reel before all is lost.
ISBN 9780330423885
Series Seadog adventure series, A (4 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2008
O'Dowd, Annie
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Great race, The
Lever Lapin is a world famous runner, living a celebrity lifestyle. Nate Tortoise is a simple fellow, who just wants to eat in peace at his favourite restaurant. Fed up with Lever's bragging and the intrusion into his life, Nate is overheard muttering that he could beat Lever in a race. So, the challenge is on.
ISBN 9780802723574
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2011
O'Malley, Kevin
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Raised by Frank
Frank was a busy cat. After all, he had two kids to raise. You see their parents went away, thinking their Aunt was looking after the children, but their Aunt thought their Uncle was. Poor Frank.
ISBN 9780734403575
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
O'Neill, Dave & Morris, Kiran (ill)
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Yokki and the Parno Gry
When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Romani tale.
ISBN 9781846439261
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2016
O'Neill, Richard & Quarmby, Katharine & Nelissen, Marieke (ill)
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Ossiri and the bala mengro
A traveller girl named Ossiri makes her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. Although she plays enthusiastically, it makes a terrible noise. Ignoring warnings not to wake the ogre in the hills, Ossiri climbs away from the camp to practise. Her playing awakens the ogre but his reaction is not what she expects.
ISBN 9781846439247
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2016
O'Neill, Richard & Quarmby, Katharine & Tolson, Hannah (ill)
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Church mice in action, The
The Church Mice are involved in one of their madcap schemes to earn money by entering Sampson in cat shows. Unfortunately, Sampson gets kidnapped by a couple of criminals on a tandem bike and the mice have to go to his rescue.
ISBN 9780333493366
Publisher Pan Macmillan London, 1997
Oakley, Graham
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Church mice take a break, The
The church mice become stowaways but things go wrong when they find themselves stranded, alone, miles from home. The weather breaks and they almost give up hope of getting back until they find a fossil which holds the answer.
ISBN 9780340727881
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2000
Oakley, Graham
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Of thee I sing: a letter to my daughters
Prior to becoming the United States President, Barack Obama wrote a tribute to thirteen ground-breaking Americans and the ideals that shaped their nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.
ISBN 9780375835278
Publisher Knopf Publishing Group, 2010
Obama, Barack & Long, Loren (ill)
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Pup patrol: Bush rescue
James and Stamp, the border collie, have a new friend, Ace, a dog of mixed breed. No one has taught Ace any manners. It's up to James and Stamp to show her how to behave, if only she would listen. When Daisy Ado the Cockatoo flies in, James decides to return her to her owner. But, there's a bushfire coming and the local vet has his hands full. James, Stamp and Ace must try to save all the pets in Jasper.
ISBN 9781743623008
Series Pup patrol series (2 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Odgers, Darrel & Odgers, Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Pup patrol: Outback rescue
Stamp, Ace and James are on the road again and headed up to the Gulf of Carpentaria. But, after all the rain from Cyclone Julia, some of the roads have flooded. The outback can be a strange and lonely place. When James takes a detour, they come across an abandoned car. Stamp, Ace and James wonder who owns the car and whether they need help.
ISBN 9781743623022
Series Pup patrol series (4 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Odgers, Darrel & Odgers, Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Pup patrol: Farm rescue
Stamp, the border collie, is having a pawfectly wonderful time travelling the country with James. Then, it starts to rain and rain and rain. The river is rising and James and Stamp must try to help the folk at Pepper Plains Farm.
ISBN 9781743622995
Series Pup patrol series (1 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Odgers, Darrel & Odgers, Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Pup patrol: Storm rescue
Stamp, James and Ace are in the tropical north of Australia, ready to enter the Great Atherton K9 Festival. But, there are storm clouds on the horizon, a cyclone is coming. The whole town has been evacuated. Well, maybe not everyone.
ISBN 9781743623015
Series Pup patrol series (3 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Odgers, Darrel & Odgers, Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective 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 Jack Russell, dog detective series (12 books)
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
No book cover.
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Jack Russell, dog detective: dog den mystery
When someone steals an old boot, Jack doesn't care. But, when someone steals his squeaker bone, then his blanket and then Red's ball, Jack does care and sets out to find who is the thief of Doggeroo.
ISBN 9781933605180
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (1 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: fowl play
Auntie Tidge and her friends buy some chooks. When you mix fowls and dogs, you get pan-dog-monium with added hen-sterics. When the chooks are attacked, the dogs are blamed but Jack's super-sniffer detects something strange in the air.
ISBN 9781741691009
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (9 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: Inspector Jacques
Jack is not impressed when he meets Inspector Jacques, a French dog detective who tries to solve human crimes. When Jacques and his person accuse Sarge of being an art thief, it's up to Jack to solve the mystery.
ISBN 9781741694406
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (11 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the awful pawful
When Jack and Foxie return from vacation, they can tell that something terrier-able is wrong in Doggeroo. All the dogs are hiding under their beds. It's a case for the dog with the nose that knows. But soon, Jack is hiding under his bed too.
ISBN 9781933605531
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (5 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the blue stealer
When someone starts stealing humans' special things, Sarge is on the case. But when dogs' special things, such as Foxie's old boot and the Squekes' plastic chop are stolen, that's a job for Jack Russell.
ISBN 9781741691016
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (10 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the buried biscuits
When two boys throw biscuits into Foxie's terrier-tory, Jack knows something strange is going on. He carries out jaw-rensic testing and discovers that there is a biscuit thief in Doggeroo and dogs are being blamed.
ISBN 9781741690118
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (7 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the ham heist
Jack's person, Sarge, is getting married. And that means a big party, with lots of food! All the dogs are excited, so when the ham for wedding party is stolen, Jack has plenty of canine suspects.
ISBN 9781741696387
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the kitnapped creature
Everything is fine in Doggeroo until Sarge falls ill. Someone is imprisoned in a horrible cage and it's up to Jack to resolve the case, as well as a moral dilemma or two. He wonders when Sarge will be back.
ISBN 9781933605821
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (8 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the lying postman
There's a new postman in Doggeroo and he doesn't know the rules of the Postman Game. Not only does he accuse Foxie of biting him but he also calls Jack a mongrel. And, when Fat Molly Cat from the library comes to stay with Auntie Tidge, things don't get any better.
ISBN 9781865047867
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (4 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the mugged pug
The dogs of Doggeroo are mysteriously losing their collars. At first, Jack assumes they are being careless but it soon becomes obvious that there's more to it than that. Jack goes undercover as a careless, trusting dog to try and uncover the culprit but, no matter what he does, he can't seem to lose his collar.
ISBN 9781865047850
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (3 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the phantom mudder
All dogs like mud and all dogs like biscuits. These are facts. But, when mud and biscuits happen at the same time at the dog show, Jack knows there is skulldoggery in the air. He sets out to find out who is mudding the show dogs of Doggeroo.
ISBN 9781933605197
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (2 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Jack Russell, dog detective: the sausage situation
Foxie is on a diet and Jack has things on his mind. When Auntie Tidge takes delivery of boxes of sausages, Foxie is delighted until Caterina Smith takes them all away. Foxie is determined that Jack must solve the case of the stolen sausages but Jack, for once, isn't sure there even is a case.
ISBN 9781865047881
Series Jack Russell, dog detective series (6 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Odgers, Darrel & Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Sleepless in space
As a result of Jed's grandad inventing the Starspinner Drive for spaceships, Jed finds himself on the way to the distant planet, Serendipity. Jed is supposed to sleep for a year. But one day, he wakes to find space pirates have taken over the ship.
ISBN 9780864614186
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Odgers, Sally
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Ringmaster, The
The Galliano girl had always wanted to be in the circus like her dad. Convincing the principal and the other children, like 'the dancing daydream', to take her seriously and the pain of arthritis, are large obstacles to overcome.
ISBN 9780864612304
Publisher Koala Books, 2000
Odgers, Sally & Stanley, David (ill)
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Wetlands
In the tropical north of Australia, magpie geese gather round a billabong. The land is dusty, the rivers have shrunk and the dry months drag on. At last the sky darkens and lightning and thunder appear, the much-needed rains begin.
ISBN 9780733611971
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
Oktober, Tricia
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Dreaming tree, The
Through free-verse and rhyming poems, celebrate the joy and freedom of being a child in the Australian landscape.
ISBN 9781925059489
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2016
Oliver, Jo
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Pilgrim
Pilgrim is the name of a boat, built by the narrator's great-grandfather. The narrator, a small boy, tells the reader about his first journey to sea. He and his father rise early and make their preparations for the fishing trip.
ISBN 9781921042850
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2008
Oliver, Jo
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Tatiara
In a sheltered bay, a girl and a seal become friends and, in time, healing comes to each of them.
ISBN 9781921042225
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Oliver, Jo
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Fox and fine feathers
The various birds of the forest floor, Lyrebird, Coucal, Pitta and Nightjar, have very different feather colours and sounds but they look out for danger and warn each other. When a hungry fox comes looking for food, only plain, dull Nightjar is watching.
ISBN 9781862918061
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Oliver, Narelle
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Hunt, The
At twilight, the mother tawny frogmouth owl goes hunting, looking for food for her chicks. Each tasty morsel she spies seems to disappear. A moth looks like the tree bark, a cricket like a curled leaf and you need to look very carefully to find them.
ISBN 9780850917079
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 1997
Oliver, Narelle
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Rock pool secrets
Nestling between rocks, hiding in the seaweed, lift the flap and discover many rock pool secrets.
ISBN 9781922179357
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Oliver, Narelle
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Chidi only likes blue: an African book of colours
Nneka's little brother, Chidi, is always saying his favourite colour is blue. Could it be that he just doesn't know any others? Nneka decides to teach him nine colours seen in their African village, from pink flowers to the yellow gari they eat.
ISBN 9780711211674
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 1997
Onyefulu, Ifeoma
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Triangle for Adaora, A
Adaora won't eat her slice of paw-paw because she doesn't want to spoil the star shape in the middle. Her cousin offers to find her a triangle instead. As they go walking, they see all kinds of shapes.
ISBN 9780711214675
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2001
Onyefulu, Ifeoma
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Kev and Borax
David is being bullied and he has had enough. When he wishes for a fairy godfather to help him, he gets Kev and Borax, who are not quite what he was expecting. David ends up solving his problems himself after surviving some dubious help.
ISBN 9780143301431
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Orman, Lorraine & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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Water witcher
It is hot and dry and everyone is thirsty. Dougy and his sisters hand water the baby animals on the farm and can't remember the last time it rained. Dougy dreams of being a water witcher like his grandfather.
ISBN 9781921049514
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2006
Ormerod, Jan
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Across the dark sea
Trung and his father are separated from his mother and sister while escaping from Vietnam to Australia. The story traces their dangerous journey and the difficulties they face as refugees assimilating into Australian society. While they want desperately to be reunited, they did not want Trung's mother and sister to travel to Australia on a leaky boat.
ISBN 9781876944452
Series Making tracks (1 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2006
Orr, Wendy
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Dirt bikes
Christmas is coming up and the some of the children are waiting desperately as there are only three dirtbikes in their group and their own homemade track is waiting for them.
ISBN 9780207188046
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1996
Orr, Wendy
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Mokie and Bik
Mokie and Bik live on a boat with Laddie, the dog, Slow, the sleepy turtle, and Ruby who sings all day. Dad is on his ship at sea, Mum is busy arting. But, underfoot or overboard, the twins have twice as much fun as anyone else.
ISBN 9781741145502
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Orr, Wendy
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Sally's painting room
Sally finds a wonderful, secret attic space in her busy house, away from the annoyance of brothers and sisters. Here she creates her own private studio to paint the pictures that dance and sing in her head.
ISBN 9780864611109
Publisher Koala Books, 1999
Orr, Wendy & Bowles, Janice (ill)
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Arabella
Matthew and his grandfather sail to his grandfather's island. They discover the love that can exist between a child and his grandfather, the beauty and ferocity of the sea and the joy and exhilaration of sailing, even in a wheelchair.
ISBN 9780207199042
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2000
Orr, Wendy & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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Rescue on Nim's Island
Nim's father has invited scientists to the island to study algae and do some environmental experiments. Nim isn't keen on strangers roaming about her island but is pleased that her friend, Edmund, is coming to visit. When Nim discovers what some of the scientists are really interested in, she and the other children are in danger. Nim must protect herself, Edmund and her beloved island with its special treasures.
ISBN 9781743316788
Series Nim series (3 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Orr, Wendy & Kelly, Geoff (ill)
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670
Ark in the park
The delightful story of Sophie, a lonely girl living in a big city, and her three secret wishes. Two of the wishes seem impossible but the third is, perhaps, not so impossible.
ISBN 9780207176333
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1994
Orr, Wendy & Millard, Kerry (ill)
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Nim at sea
Nim lives on an island with her father and a marine iguana called Fred, a sea lion called Selkie, and their new friend Alex Rover. Nim is as free as a bird and she wouldn't swap places with anyone. But, when Alex flies away in the seaplane, without saying goodbye, and Selkie is captured by villains from a cruise ship, Nim must risk everything to bring them back. Her dangerous rescue mission takes her far across the ocean.
ISBN 9781741148619
Series Nim series (3 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Orr, Wendy & Millard, Kerry (ill)
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3143
Nim's island
Nim lives on an island with her father, Jack, a marine iguana called Fred, a sea lion called Selkie, a turtle called Chica and a satellite dish for her email. No-one else in the world lives quite like Nim and she wouldn't swap places with anyone. But, when Jack disappears in his sailing boat, and disaster threatens her home, Nim must be braver than she's ever been before. And, she needs help from her friends, old and new.
ISBN 9781741754735
Series Nim series (3 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Orr, Wendy & Millard, Kerry (ill)
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1774
Frank and the emergency joke
Frank, the class clown, can't laugh any more. His teacher told him to wipe the grin off his face just as the wind changed. Now his face will stay that way forever.
ISBN 9780141308432
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2000
Oswald, Debra & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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Frank and the secret club
Lewis and Frank decide to form a secret club with a special membership card, secret passwords that change every day and a secret code. At first, it's all great fun but, soon, everybody wants to join and Lewis and Frank find themselves in all sorts of trouble.
ISBN 9780143301172
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Oswald, Debra & Martin, Matthew (ill)
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Mrs Millie's painting
Mrs Millie loves to grow flowers but they never win any prizes, so she paints pictures of beautiful, exotic flowers instead. Suddenly her painting comes to life, and is trailing out the window leading to adventure.
ISBN 9780733608827
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Ottley, Matt
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12225
Pig tale
When two discontented pigs find a treasure chest in the orchard, they abandon their rural paradise for what they think will be a more luxurious life.
ISBN 9780749702724
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 1990
Oxenbury, Helen
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Cars, trains and motorcycles
The basic scientific theory behind land transport with information on wheels, engines, suspension and steering. Plans and instructions for a working model car are included. Diagrams and cutaway artwork reveal how cars, trains and motorcycles work.
ISBN 9780749647308
Publisher Watts Publishing Group, 2003
Oxlade, Chris
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22961

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Peg and Cat: Lemonade problem, The
It's a hot day, so what could be cooler than setting up a lemonade stand? When Peg needs some marbles to keep her special marble company, she and Cat decide to sell lemonade in exchange for ten marbles a cup. But the Teens have other ideas. Can they barter their way back into business - or will they end up totally freaking out?
ISBN 9781536200614
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
Oxley, Jennifer & Aronson, Billy
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