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19711
Queen of France, The
Rose wakes up one morning feeling royal, so she dons her necklaces, bracelets and crown. The Queen of France emerges to survey her domain, disapproving of Rose's mother's thorny gardening choices and asking Rose's father where the Royal Physician may be found to fix her cut finger. When Rose returns to look for the Queen of France, she's nowhere to be seen.
ISBN 9781406331691
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Wadham, Tim & MacDonald Denton, Kady (ill)
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31866
Bravo
Once upon a time, there was a little girl called Helena. Her life was almost perfect. Only one thing spoiled it. Helena's father couldn't speak normally. Everything he said came out in a roar and was way too loud.
ISBN 9781877467721
Publisher Gecko Press, 2011
Waechter, P & Port, M; Spencer, S (trans)
No book cover.
9574
John Brown, Rose and the midnight cat
John Brown is a big shaggy dog who loves Rose very much. Can John Brown cope with Rose's care for the outsider cat? A story about the possessiveness of love and letting go.
ISBN 9780140503067
Publisher Penguin, 1988
Wagner, Jenny & Brooks, Ron (ill)
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18318
High hopes on sea
Dad is an inventor but everything he makes goes wrong. Eventually, he invents something that works and is successful.
ISBN 9780702235252
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2005
Wagner, Jenny & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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16779
Maxx Rumble cricket: bugged
Short books about boys playing cricket. The Kreepy Crawlies are using strange and creepy tricks to win and Maxx is getting angry. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372590
Series Maxx Rumble series (4 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
16780
Maxx Rumble cricket: cheated
Short books about boys playing cricket. Maxx takes it up with the umpire - the other team are cheating. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372583
Series Maxx Rumble series (3 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
15068
Maxx Rumble cricket: hammered
All about boys playing cricket. During a bizarre season of cricket, Maxx's team are experiencing a hammering with the cricket ball at the hands of the opposition and Maxx and his little brother, Rexx, have to prove how tough they are.
ISBN 9781876372613
Series Maxx Rumble series (5 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
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16781
Maxx Rumble cricket: rattled
Short books about boys playing cricket. The other team seem ridiculously hostile or is it just over-enthusiasm. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372569
Series Maxx Rumble series (1 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
15071
Maxx Rumble cricket: sledged
Short books about boys playing cricket. Super sledger, Thrasher Thatcher, has the batters, fielders, even the umpires laughing. Maxx won't win if he can't withstand this level of sledging. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372576
Series Maxx Rumble series (2 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
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15069
Maxx Rumble cricket: spooked
Short books about boys playing cricket. There's nothing spookier than a snake draped over your middle stump. Rexx has nearly had enough. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372637
Series Maxx Rumble series (7 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
15070
Maxx Rumble cricket: tricked
Short books about boys playing cricket. Rexx believes Maxx can beat the Outhouse Rodents but their last trick was pretty devastating. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372644
Series Maxx Rumble series (8 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
55366
Maxx Rumble cricket: whacked
Short books about boys playing cricket. The Dodgy Duffers are the world's most boring cricket team, but they could win if they put all Maxx's team to sleep. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372620
Series Maxx Rumble series (6 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
14218
Maxx Rumble footy: crunched
Short books about boys playing football. Maxx is about to kick the winning goal when his opposition squash him between two sumo wrestlers. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372392
Series Maxx Rumble series (1 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
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55405
Maxx Rumble footy: dogged
Short books about boys playing football. Maxx's team need a miracle goal. Maxx's reverse-checkside-banana-torpedo kick might deliver it. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372460
Series Maxx Rumble series (8 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
16209
Maxx Rumble footy: flattened
Short books about boys playing football. Maxx's season playing with the Stone Valley saints is about football, it's about heroism, it's about moments of triumph, it's about pain. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372415
Series Maxx Rumble series (3 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
55249
Maxx Rumble footy: grand final fever
Maxx Rumble experiences grand final footy fever when the Stone Valley Saints make it to the final game, but the Rodents are up to their usual tricks. They will stop at nothing to win the game, even substituting a fake umpire.
ISBN 9781921167089
Series Maxx Rumble series (9 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
17303
Maxx Rumble footy: slammed
Short books about boys playing football. Maxx and the Stone Valley Saints have to triumph even if he gets slammed in the process. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372408
Series Maxx Rumble series (2 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
55412
Maxx Rumble footy: smashed
Short books about boys playing football. At the end o f every quarter it's hard to predict, even at the end of the game, it's hard to say who is the winner of this match. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372422
Series Maxx Rumble series (4 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
55386
Maxx Rumble footy: stretched
Short books about boys playing football. Maxx has been stretched beyond all recognition but it may be the only way he can stop the terrible trio. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372446
Series Maxx Rumble series (6 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
55416
Maxx Rumble footy: twisted
Short books about boys playing football. It's hard to believe all these incredible things could happen and you could still win. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372439
Series Maxx Rumble series (5 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
55389
Maxx Rumble footy: winded
Short books about boys playing football. Maxx has stopped breathing. This could be the end for Maxx Rumble, super cricketer. Includes zany, imaginative illustrations.
ISBN 9781876372453
Series Maxx Rumble series (7 of 18)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
Maxx Rumble 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 Maxx Rumble series (18 books)
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
8671
Maxx Rumble soccer: grand final
Grand finals are different. Things go haywire. They go crazy. They go completely insane. And then they get totally weird. The Stone Valley Saints badly want to win against the rottenest team in history.
ISBN 9781922244826
Series Maxx Rumble series (18 books)
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
24555
Maxx rumble soccer: knockout
Eight teams, three weeks and one winner, that's the soccer knockout competition. The Saints want to be that winner, but before they even reach the second round, they must beat a team of geniuses.
ISBN 9781922244802
Series Maxx Rumble series (18 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2014
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
18820
Maxx Rumble soccer: shocker
Lots of bad things happen on the sporting field, but this is the worst: battling with my own brother.
ISBN 9781922244819
Series Maxx Rumble series (18 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2014
Wagner, Michael & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
26203
Why I love footy
A young boy, who just loves Aussie Rules football, gets ready to go with his family to watch his favourite team play live. He wears all his footy gear and travels on the train with a bunch of other fans. It's nerve-wracking, waiting to see who will win a close game. At the end, they enjoy singing the club song and having a kick around themselves.
ISBN 9780670077878
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Wagner, Michael & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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13011
Selected adventures of Bottersnikes and Gumbles, The
Deep in the Australian bush, Bottersnikes live in rubbish heaps along dusty roadsides. They have green, wrinkly skin, cheese grater noses and long, pointy ears that go red when they're angry, which is most of the time. Giggling Gumbles are cheerful little creatures who can be squashed into all sorts of shapes. They can't pop back into their proper shape unless helped. This makes the friendly Gumbles useful to the lazy Bottersnikes, who have some very nasty tricks planned.
ISBN 9781460751923
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
Wakefield, S A & Digby, Desmond (ill)
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9806
Mr Huff
Bill is having a bad day. Mr Huff is following him around and making everything seem difficult. Bill tries to get rid of him but Mr Huff just gets bigger and bigger. Then, they both stop and a surprising thing happens.
ISBN 9780670078042
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Topics / Australians at war /
Walker, Anna
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12070
Sticky stuff
When Sophie sets out for school, she gets stuck fast by sticky, gooey chewing gum to the footpath, then a park bench and, finally, to the school fence. When her classmates and teacher come to her rescue, Sophie needs a clever idea to get everyone free.
ISBN 9781862914308
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Walker, Kate & Smith, Craig (ill)
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6553
Best friends
Grace and Amy are best friends who share everything. When Amy starts playing with Lisa, Grace's stomach does flip flops because she doesn't want to share Amy with anyone else and she doesn't know what to do.
ISBN 9781862915718
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Walker, Sue & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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4858
Tilly's treasure
Hula hoops have replaced skipping ropes, mood rings were in last week. There's always a new trend at Tilly's school and her version is never quite good enough. Tilly wonders how she will keep up with these ever-changing trends.
ISBN 9780143303398
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Walker, Sue & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
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80973
Share-a-not, The
Share-a-Not wants it all and he wants it now. Everyone in town has just one pet rock but the Share-a-Not wants more. He goes on a stealing spree, taking rocks from everyone, even babies and old ladies. Finally, he steals from a young lad whose father decides enough is enough, and he works out a plan to show the Share-a-Not that he's got it all wrong.
ISBN 9780980518573
Publisher JoJo Publishing, 2009
Wallace, Adam & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
No book cover.
19565
Spark
I began as a dry spark in the dry grass. All I wanted was a friend. I found one in the wind, who helped me to grow and fly.
ISBN 9781925272413
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2016
Wallace, Adam & Plant, Andrew (ill)
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12483
Gentle giant octopus
An information book about a gentle, giant octopus searching for a safe place to lay her eggs. Discover how she uses her tentacles, why she squirts her ink and the care she takes to guard her babies.
ISBN 9780744562774
Series Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2002
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Wallace, Karen & Bostock, Mike (ill)
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98384
Think of an eel
The fascinating life story and migration of an eel from the Sargasso Sea until the time comes for its eighty day journey home to spawn.
ISBN 9781406312027
Series Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Wallace, Karen & Bostock, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
4816
Bears in the forest
Deep in a forest cave, a mother bear gives birth to two tiny cubs. As they grow, she teaches them how to climb and fish, and all the things they need to know to survive in the wild. For one day, during the second summer, they will leave her to find homes of their own.
ISBN 9781406318203
Series Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Wallace, Karen & Firth, Barbara (ill)
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2585
Wolves
Explore the world of the wolf pack and their leader, the grey wolf. Learn about the amazing skills that the grey wolf has to survive, from its sharp senses and amazing memory, to its ferocious ability to hunt and kill. Discover how wolves communicate with one another and look after their pups.
ISBN 9780199119356
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Wallace, Karen & Pointer, Jonathon (ill)
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20912
Slightly annoying elephant, The
Sam visits the zoo and fills in some papers to adopt an elephant. He never thought one would turn up on his doorstep.
ISBN 9780007493999
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013
Walliams, David & Ross, Tony (ill)
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7404
Only a donkey
Unlike Simpson's donkey, this donkey is looked down on by everyone in the farmyard. When he goes out for a day, the animals grumpily insist on going because he won't survive on his own. By the time they return, they have learnt to respect donkeys.
ISBN 9780670041688
Publisher Penguin, 2007
Walters, Celeste & Mullins, Patricia (ill)
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52056
Race for the Chinese Zodiac, The
The Jade Emperor has declared a great race. The first animals to cross the river will win a place in the Chinese Zodiac. But, there are only twelve places to be won and thirteen animals line up along the shore.
ISBN 9781742031231
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Wang, Gabrielle & Rippin, Sally (ill) & Abos, Regine (ill)
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9508
Ambulance officers
An exploration of the role of ambulance officers in our community. Bright, photographic illustrations and simple clear text show the ambulance officer performing a range of typical work tasks.
ISBN 9781863916424
Publisher Harcourt Education Australia, 1999
Warbrick, Sarah
No book cover.
9509
Firefighter
An exploration of the role of firefighters in our community. Bright, photographic illustrations and simple clear text show the firefighters performing a range of typical work tasks.
ISBN 9781863916905
Publisher Harcourt Education Australia, 1999
Warbrick, Sarah
No book cover.
9510
Postie
An exploration of the role of postal workers in our community. Bright, photographic illustrations and simple clear text show the postie performing a range of typical work tasks.
ISBN 9781863916288
Publisher Harcourt Education Australia, 1999
Warbrick, Sarah
No book cover.
15335
Dragon machine, The
Unseen, ignored and overlooked, the dragons went unnoticed, just like George, until he was gone.
ISBN 9780864614766
Publisher Koala Books, 2003
Ward, Helen & Anderson, Wayne (ill)
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15363
Boat, The
On a hill near a village, an old man lives with a strange collection of unwanted animals. Mutual fear and distrust keep the villagers and the old man apart until a boat appears.
ISBN 9780864616388
Publisher Koala Books, 2004
Ward, Helen & Andrew, Ian (ill)
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5948
Kaboom Kid, The: Playing up
Davey lives for cricket but Mr Mudge, his teacher, doesn't think it's so great, especially after being donked on the head by a ball. He confiscates Davey's precious bat, Kaboom. And of course, a selector has turned up at training and Davey's hopeless without his special bat. When his older brother asks him to fill in on his team for a big match, Davey is ecstatic. But, he's got to get Kaboom back, somehow.
ISBN 9781925030808
Series The kaboom kid series (5 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2014
Warner, David & Black, J S & Faber, Jules (ill)
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9012
Kaboom kid, The: Hit for six
Davey Warner bets his friend, Sunil, half his birthday money-bought lollies that he can hit six sixes in the upcoming battle against their club rivals for the number one spot on the ladder. But, Davey forgets to hand in his assignment on lawn bowls, which just happens to be the favourite sport of his Year 6 teacher, Mr Mudge. So, Davey is banned from playing cricket until it's done.
ISBN 9781925030846
Series The kaboom kid series (5 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster (Australia) Limited, 2015
Warner, David & Black, J S & Faber, Jules (ill)
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6738
Kaboom Kid, The: Test match
Davey Warner and his friends have a Test match planned. A whole weekend of cricket on the beach, playing against Shimmer Bay and their captain, Josh Jarrett, also known as Mr Perfect. But, when Davey and his friends hit the sand, they find they have to share it with some unexpected visitors. What's more, Shimmer Bay has a new opening batter, whom Josh calls his secret weapon, and he looks a lot like Davey.
ISBN 9781925368185
Series The kaboom kid series (5 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2016
Warner, David & Black, J S & Faber, Jules (ill)
No book cover.
22155
Kaboom kid, The : Keep it down
The worst thing in the world has happened. Davey and his friends have a big match and their teammates are falling like flies. And Mo Clouter, the school bully who hates cricket, wants to play. Luckily, a new kid at school just happens to be an ace player. Tay Tui is an awesome wicketkeeper but she won't stop singing while she plays, and it's so distracting. Then, more disaster. Davey's in trouble again and on detention for the match.
ISBN 9781925030822
Series The kaboom kid series (5 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster (Australia) Limited, 2015
Warner, David & McGee, J V & Faber, Jules (ill)
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20069
Kaboom Kid, The: Big switch, The
Davey Warner is passionate about cricket, his mates at school and their cricket team, the Sandhill Sluggers. His bat is named Kaboom and his dog is Max, who helps the team practise. He's an expert at catching them out. On the first day back at school, Davey gets detention because of the bully Mo Clouter. But, this leads to a light bulb moment for Davey and he comes up with a way to win the next two critical cricket matches.
ISBN 9781925030785
Series The kaboom kid series (5 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster (Australia) Limited, 2014
Warner, David & McGee, J V & Faber, Jules (ill)
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2641
One photo
One day, Dad came home with one of those old cameras, the kind that uses film. But, Dad didn't take photos of the things that people usually photograph.
ISBN 9780670077977
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2016
Watkins, Ross & Anelli, Liz (ill)
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15201
Aesop's fables
Some of Aesop's best-loved stories are retold simply in this easy-to-read, language-rich and delightfully illustrated book. The hare, tortoise, crow, ant, dove, fox, stork, mouse, dog and lion, all have lessons to teach us.
ISBN 9780746054086
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2003
Watson, Carol (reteller)
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9493
Caterpillars
One of the Minibeasts series, describing the physical characteristics, behaviour and habitat of a variety of caterpillars.
ISBN 9780749650001
Publisher Franklin Watts, 2003
Watts, Barrie
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5301
Rat in a stripy sock, A
Rat finds happiness in an unexpected place and explores how he can share it with his friends.
ISBN 9780733326615
Publisher ABC Books, 2010
Watts, Frances & Francis, David (ill)
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36206
Parsley Rabbit's book about books
Celebrate the joy of reading and begin a lifelong love of literature with the endearing Parsley Rabbit and his pesky little brother, Basil. This book is full of fun, with flaps to flip and questions to share, as Parsley takes the reader on an hilarious and stimulating journey through the world of books.
ISBN 9780733321450
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Watts, Frances & Legge, David (ill)
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1239
Pigeon problems
Everyone at the castle is excited about a birthday, except for the pigeon. Toomy needs to find her friend to help her join the celebrations and surprises.
ISBN 9781743313220
Series Sword girl series (4 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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Sword girl 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 Sword girl series (4 books)
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
8256
Sword girl: Poison plot, The
While on an errand to the smith in the town, Tommy overhears a plot to poison Sir Walter during a banquet and make it look like the work of a neighbouring nobleman. Tommy must foil the plot or Flamant Castle will be at war.
ISBN 9781742377926
Series Sword girl series (2 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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6640
Sword girl: Secret of the swords, The
Tommy, a kitchen girl at Flamant Castle, dreams of becoming a knight. When she is made the Keeper of the Blades, caring for all the swords in the castle armoury, it seems like her dream might come true. But, when Sir Walter's most valuable sword goes missing from the sword room, Tommy must find it before she is sent back to the kitchen in disgrace.
ISBN 9781742377285
Series Sword girl series (1 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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23019
Sword girl: Siege scare, The
When Sir Walter, Sir Benedict and the other knights go to nearby Roses Castle for a tournament, the enemy knights from Malice attack Flamant. The only hope of rescue lies in getting a message to Sir Benedict, a day's ride away. But, the castle is surrounded and there's no way out. With the help of her friends, Tommy devises a daring plan to try and save Flamant Castle before it's too late.
ISBN 9781742379906
Series Sword girl series (4 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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4834
Sword girl: Tournament trouble
Flamant Castle is having a tournament and when one of the squires is injured during practice, Sir Benedict asks Tommy to take his place. He even offers her one of his own horses to ride. It's a dream come true for Tommy but there's just one problem. She's never ridden a horse before. Every time Tommy tries to ride Bess, the horse throws her off and time is running out.
ISBN 9781742379890
Series Sword girl series (3 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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1191
Terrible trickster, the
Tricks are being played in the castle and Tommy is getting the blame and is about to be sent away from the castle, unless she can find the real trickster.
ISBN 9781743313213
Series Sword girl series (4 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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Ernie & Maud series
Humorous series about superheroes and animals. 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 Ernie & Maud series (4 books)
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
No book cover.
31032
Extraordinary Ernie and Marvellous Maud
Ernie Eggers is thrilled when he wins a superhero contest and becomes Extraordinary Ernie, after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and all day Saturday. Ernie is dismayed when he discovers that his sidekick is a sheep. But, Ernie soon discovers that Maud is no ordinary sheep.
ISBN 9780733321924
Series Ernie & Maud series (1 of 4)
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
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2719
Greatest sheep in history, The
Ernie Eggers (also known as Extraordinary Ernie) is a trainee superhero. With his sidekick Maud, a sheep, and other members of the Superheroes Society, he is off to the National Superheroes Conference. When Chicken George disrupts the conference, all the superheroes are stunned. Something has to be done.
ISBN 9780733323065
Series Ernie & Maud series (3 of 4)
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
No book cover.
58245
Heroes of the year
Extraordinary Ernie and Marvellous Maud have a good chance of winning the Heroes of the Year award. That is, until a pencil-wielding fiend starts to wreak havoc in Baxter. Ernie and Maud must stop Pencil Pete and win the golden trophy.
ISBN 9780733328732
Series Ernie & Maud series (4 of 4)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
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1808
Middle sheep, The
Maud is grumpy and she and Ernie are arguing all the time. It seems to Ernie that being his sidekick just isn't important to Maud anymore. Then, Valiant Vera advises that if the two trainee superheroes can't work together, they will be thrown out of the Superheroes Society. Ernie and Maud must learn teamwork before it's too late.
ISBN 9780733323058
Series Ernie & Maud series (2 of 4)
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
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24055
Kidnapped kitten, The
Tia has always wanted a cat and is thrilled when her family gets a Bengal kitten. Milly is the most beautiful cat she has ever seen, and the cleverest, too. One day, Tia comes home from school and Milly is nowhere to be seen. Tia has a very bad feeling and wonders if her adorable kitten has been stolen.
ISBN 9781760150297
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
7900
Tiger tale, A
Kate's grandfather has died and she's missing him desperately. Her Mum wants Kate to talk about it but it only makes Kate angry. Granddad has gone and he's never coming back. At least Kate has her toy tiger, Amos, to keep her company. He was a present from Granddad and holding him close makes Granddad seem less far away. But, Amos is full of surprises.
ISBN 9781407138633
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2014
Webb, Holly & Rayner, Catherine (ill)
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26497
Abandoned puppy, The
Zoe is thrilled to be helping out at her Auntie Jo's animal shelter over the Easter holidays. But, she doesn't expect to come across a box on the steps of the shelter containing three tiny, abandoned puppies. It's touch and go for the littlest pup, whom Zoe names Cookie. Over the next few weeks, Zoe takes special care of Cookie and a close bond is formed between the two of them. Zoe tries to learn to cope when it comes for the puppies to be rehoused.
ISBN 9781847153609
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2013
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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129349
Alfie all alone
Evie is overjoyed when she is given her very own puppy, Alfie. Alfie adores Evie - he loves to be cuddled, sleeps on her bed and welcomes her home from school every day with a wag of his tail. But it's not long before another new member of the family arrives: Evie's baby brother, Sam. Suddenly no-one has much time to look after Alfie, let alone play with him and take him for walks, and soon he finds himself unwanted and all alone.
ISBN 9781847150158
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2007
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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Alone in the night
Jasmine is thrilled when she gets to catsit for her neighbours while they're away on holiday for Christmas. She adores looking after the beautiful Star and only wishes she could keep her forever. Star loves playing with Jasmine and soon the pair are inseparable. But, what Jasmine doesn't know is that Star has a secret.
ISBN 9781847150943
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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7896
Brave kitten, The
Helena loves to help out at the vet's surgery where her older cousin Lucy works as a nurse. Then one day, a young ginger cat is rushed in, having been injured by a car. Helena helps to care for the cat she calls Caramel, but she worries what will happen to Caramel if his owner cannot be found.
ISBN 9781847154408
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2014
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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35240
Buttons the runaway puppy
Sophie often sees old Mr Jenkins walking his puppy, Buttons, and wishes she could own a dog. Buttons loves the outdoors and is always running off, even though she knows she shouldn't. When Sophie sees Buttons climb out of the window, she thinks the puppy is running away again. But, Buttons isn't playing this time. Something at home is very wrong and she needs to let Sophie know.
ISBN 9781847150875
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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60546
Ellie the homesick puppy
Megan is really excited about moving. She can't wait to take her Golden Labrador, Ellie, for walks in the countryside near their new house. But, Mum and Dad say that Ellie will be upset by the move, and she has to go and stay with Gran. Megan really misses her and Ellie will do anything to get home to Megan.
ISBN 9781847151131
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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17396
Forgotten puppy, The
Emi looks forward to her weekend visits to her dad's, but she's sad that her Shiba Inu puppy, Rina, can't come too. During the school holidays, Emi visits her dad for four whole days, and Rina is restless - she worries that Emi won't come back. Determined to find her owner, Rina escapes and heads to the last place she saw Emi - the railway station.
ISBN 9781760157029
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2015
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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39249
Ginger the stray kitten
Rosie loves visiting the stray cats that live on the farm near her gran's house. Her favourite is a tiny kitten that she calls Ginger because of the colour of its fur. When the farm is sold to developers and the builders start work, Ginger is terrified. The other cats have disappeared and he's all alone.
ISBN 9781847150790
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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76257
Harry the homeless puppy
Grace can't have a puppy of her own, but she loves walking the dogs at the local animal shelter; her favourite is Harry, a lively Jack Russell puppy. Harry loves going for walks with Grace, and soon the two are best friends. But then Harry is rehomed and Grace is heartbroken.
ISBN 9781847150806
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
21305
Home for Molly, A
On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age - playing with them and their gorgeous puppy, Molly, is so much fun. But when she returns to the beach the next day, she discovers the pup all on its own. Anya sets out to look for her owners, but when she eventually tracks down the family, they're very surprised. Molly isn't their dog - they thought she belonged to Anya. With her holiday drawing to a close, can Anya needs to find Molly's real owners.
ISBN 9781847155986
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2015
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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56617
Jess the lonely puppy
When Chloe's big brother, Will, breaks his leg, he's stuck in hospital for weeks. Mum and Dad are frantic, and there's no one to look after Will's Border Collie puppy, Jess. Jess is miserable and lonely, and so is Chloe. But, Chloe doesn't really like dogs, and Jess only wants Will.
ISBN 9781847151179
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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25570
Kitten nobody wanted, The
When Mia loses her beloved cat, Sandy, she can't ever imagine having a cat again. Mia never wants to forget or replace Sandy. Until her friend's cat has kittens and one of them would be just perfect for Mia. Mia has to decide whether she wants another cat in her life.
ISBN 9781589254633
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2015
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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2908
Lost in the snow
Fluff is the smallest and weakest of the farm kittens, but she surprises everyone with her strength and spirit, and soon she and her brothers and sisters are ready for new homes. But nobody seems to want Fluff, and after a heartbreaking encounter with a little girl called Ella, she gives up on her dream of a loving home and flees the farm out into the big scary world. Soon Fluff is lost and all alone.
ISBN 9781847150103
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2006
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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123468
Lost in the storm
Ella loves her kitten, Fluff, and worries about her going missing again. One day, when Fluff is playing outside, a blizzard sets in and she loses her way. Ella wonders if she will ever be reunited with her kitten.
ISBN 9781741692020
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2007
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
33672
Lost puppy, The
Ruby is thrilled when she gets to meet her aunt's dachshund's new puppies for the very first time. And her parents have a wonderful surprise - she is going to have one of them for her very own. Ruby chooses the cheekiest, most adventurous puppy, Toby, and the two have fun playing together. But Toby's inquisitive nature gets him into serious trouble on a woodland walk, when he slips his collar and goes off to investigate the woods by himself. Soon he is lost and very frightened, especially as night falls. Ruby needs to find Toby as soon as she can.
ISBN 9781847152244
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2012
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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6855
Lucy the poorly puppy
Lauren's dog, Bella, is about to have puppies. Lauren can't wait, even though she knows they'll all be going to new homes as soon as they're big enough. But, when the puppies are born, one is so tiny Mum and Dad aren't sure it will pull through. The littlest puppy, who Lauren names Lucy, needs hand-feeding around the clock. It's going to be a lot of work, but Lauren is determined to do everything she can to save the puppy.
ISBN 9781847151520
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2011
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
39247
Max the missing puppy
Molly is over the moon when she's given Max, an Old English Sheepdog puppy, and soon the two are inseparable. Max pines for Molly when she's at school, and longs for her to come home and play, so when he spies an open window one day he sets off to find her. But the world is a scary place for a puppy on his own and soon Max is alone and in danger.
ISBN 9781847150516
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2008
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
24432
Missing Kitten, The
Scarlett is excited to be moving to the countryside, especially as it means she will finally get a pet. She chooses Bootle, a ginger kitten with four white socks, and the two of them become inseparable. Then Scarlett has to start at her new school. Bootle tries following Scarlett to school each day. But when there's a downpour, he gets lost. Scarlett will need to find him but she has no idea where he could be.
ISBN 9781847153661
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2013
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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84154
Misty the abandoned kitten
Amy has always loved cats and is thrilled when she spots a tiny little black kitten in her garden. Although she has no collar, she looks too well cared for to be a stray. Misty starts to spend more and more time with Amy but, just as she starts to think of the kitten as hers, the real owners show up.
ISBN 9781847151261
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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13958
Oscar's lonely Christmas
Hannah is delighted to receive a Dalmatian puppy, Oscar, just before Christmas. She wishes she could spend all her time with her gorgeous puppy, but she has her school Christmas play to rehearse. Meanwhile, Oscar feels lonely and neglected.
ISBN 9781847151384
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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20741
Puppy who was left behind, The
Anna and her new puppy, Fred, go to spend time on her grandparents' canal boat during the summer holidays. Anna loves the boat, and so does Fred, but her grandparents have a black Labrador, Sunny, and he's very grumpy with Fred. It's decided that poor Fred should go home, but by the time Anna's parents come to pick up the puppy, Anna is in tears. Fred is upset, and scared of Sunny, and he escapes and runs away to hide in the woods. With the boat needing to move on that evening, the race is on to find the lost puppy before he gets left behind.
ISBN 9781847153739
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2013
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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6949
Sam the stolen puppy
Sam, the gorgeous golden Labrador puppy, is the best Christmas present Emily has ever had. The two of them become great friends and Emily is sad to leave him at home when she returns to school. When Sam is stolen from the garden, a heartbroken Emily is hot on the trail of the thieves, determined to get her precious puppy back.
ISBN 9781847150417
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2008
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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3075
Sammy the shy kitten
Emma loves going to Summerhill Stables for her riding lessons. One day, she arrives to find that everyone is really worried. Tiggy, the stable cat, has disappeared. Emma hurts her ankle during her lesson and goes to sit down in the barn until she feels better. There she hears a strange squeaking noise and discovers that Tiggy has had three kittens. But, the riding school can't look after so many cats and Tiggy might not be able to stay.
ISBN 9781847156488
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2016
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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33152
Scruffy puppy, The
Bella instantly falls in love with her scruffy puppy Sid when she sees him at the animal shelter. But one person is not too impressed with Sid - Bella's friend Megan, who is getting her own pedigree pup. Megan is pretty snooty about Bella's beloved mongrel pet, and she begins to wonder if she's that good a friend after all. Bella decides to enter Sid into a dog show, so she can prove for once and for all that all dogs are brilliant, no matter where they come from.
ISBN 9781847154309
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2014
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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9758
Seaside puppy, The
Laura lives in a Cornish village where her mum works as a caretaker for some holiday apartments. A rowdy family comes to stay for a few weeks over the summer. Laura notices that they are always leaving their puppy behind when they go to the beach and offers to take it for walks. But, when the family are forced to leave, Laura finds herself having to say goodbye to the little dog much sooner than she thought.
ISBN 9781847156525
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2016
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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19777
Secret Kitten, The
Lucy can't help but feel lonely when she and her brother move in with their gran, leaving behind their old friends. Lucy wishes she could have a pet, but Gran isn't keen on animals. A stray kitten catches Lucy's attention, and she instantly falls in love with it.
ISBN 9781760157036
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2015
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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28914
Secret puppy, The
When Daisy arrives at the farm campsite where her family are spending her summer holiday, she knows she's going to have the best time ever. Especially when she finds out that the farm dog has just had puppies. Daisy can't help falling in love with Barney, the smallest of the litter of German shepherd pups. Barney takes to the friendly new girl who sneaks her food and smuggles him into her sleeping bag at night, and soon the pair are inseparable. Daisy longs to take Barney home with her and can't bear the thought of leaving the puppy behind. She will need to find a way to persuade Mum and Dad to let her keep him.
ISBN 9781847152336
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2012
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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4610
Sky the unwanted kitten
Olivia's very unhappy about moving house and leaving all her friends behind, not to mention next door's two lovely cats. But her parents have a surprise that they hope will cheer her up: a beautiful Siamese kitten. The kitten is adorable, with huge blue eyes, but Olivia insists she doesn't want a cat and Sky is left all alone.
ISBN 9781847150608
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2008
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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20812
Smudge the stolen kitten
Olivia is very protective over her lovely new kitten, Smudge. But, when her big brother's naughty friend, Jack, comes to tea, she worries that he'll tease Smudge. Olivia hides the little kitten away but later, that night, she is nowhere to be found.
ISBN 9781847151605
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2011
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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4974
Timmy in trouble
Katie can't believe it when her parents agree that she can have a puppy. And, when she sees the lively Timmy, she's sure her family will fall in love with him, just as she has. But, her sister, Jess, is worried about how Misty the cat will react to the new arrival. Katie thinks they'll get used to each other but things don't go as planned.
ISBN 9781847150622
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2008
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
21632
Frightened kitten, The
When her best friend moves away, Maddy feels she'll never be able to replace her. To cheer her up, Maddy's parents get her a kitten, a gorgeous tortoiseshell she names Biscuit. Biscuit quickly settles into her new home and wants to explore. But, a neighbour's two big tom cats see the garden as their territory and, together, they do their best to scare off the new arrival.
ISBN 9781847152305
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2012
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
43455

New
Big fella rain
Way up north, lightning flashes, thunder rolls and frogs sing a chorus. Big fella rain is coming.
ISBN 9781925360639
Publisher Magabala Books, 2017
Webber, Beryl & Martins, Fern (ill)
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15421
Animal disguises
Find out about the secret world of animal camouflage. Learn how animals use disguise to catch their prey while others use it to avoid being eaten. Some animals do amazing things to avoid being attacked, like the American fainting goat.
ISBN 9780753457726
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (19 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Weber, Belinda
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18906
Reptiles
Find out why snakes swallow their meal whole, why geckos have to lick their eyes and how chameleons catch insects with their tongues.
ISBN 9780753413081
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (19 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2009
Weber, Belinda
No book cover.
6639
Barnesy
Hannaford's family loves naming things and now it's Hannaford's turn to name the baby lamb. He also invents something to help teach the mother sheep how to walk again.
ISBN 9781862918214
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Webster, Allayne & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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3791

New
Please be nice to sharks: fascinating facts about the ocean's most misunderstood creatures
You're probably thinking, "Why be nice to sharks?" Well, if you like the sea, you should love sharks. They are essential to the health of the ocean's ecosystem. But the sad truth is that sharks are being fished to extinction. That's bad news for our planet. Besides, sharks are cool. Dive into this book and learn more about these amazing, awesome and misunderstood fish.
ISBN 9781454917489
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2016
Topics / Endangered species /
Weiss, Matt & Botelho, Daniel (photography)
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1215
Clever Trevor's stupendous inventions
When he confiscates Trevor's power pants and tries to profit by them, the teacher becomes the target of Trevor's inventiveness, in this book about inventors and inventions.
ISBN 9780141305110
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Weldon, Andrew
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Pine Valley ponies 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 Pine Valley ponies series (3 books)
Welshman, Kate & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
No book cover.
22103
Pine Valley ponies: Forbidden trail, The
Maddy and her pony, Snowy, are excited about starting riding lessons at Pine Valley Ranch. With new friends like Iris, riding is sure going to be fun but Maddy wonders why the old riding trail to the ranch is forbidden.
ISBN 9781743624302
Series Pine Valley ponies series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Welshman, Kate & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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5706
Pine Valley ponies: Pony show, The
It's finally the big day of the Pine Valley Gymkhana. Maddy and Snowy have never been in a pony competition before so they're ready to try out all the events and have a lot of fun. But, Snowy might be having just a little bit too much fun, he's not listening to Maddy at all.
ISBN 9781743624326
Series Pine Valley ponies series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Welshman, Kate & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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38391
Pine Valley ponies: Runaway foal, The
It's winter at Pine Valley Ranch and Maddy and Snowy are both wearing warm, woolly coats It's also time for the young foals to move to the new paddock, away from their mums. But, little foal Sunny isnt ready to leave yet.
ISBN 9781743624319
Series Pine Valley ponies series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Welshman, Kate & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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18076
Clinton Gregory's secret
Clinton Gregory has a secret. Actually, Clinton has at least seven secrets just from last week. Every night, when no-one else is looking, Clinton does extraordinary things. He befriends a dragon, teaches a stegosaurus a new trick and flies around the world on a plate of spaghetti. Look in the pictures for a clue to Clinton's next secret.
ISBN 9780810993648
Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc, 2008
Whatley, Bruce
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924
Detective Donut and the wild goose chase
Detective Donut tries to solve a mysterious case involving a masked goose, a museum statue and a missing person.
ISBN 9780064435536
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1999
Whatley, Bruce
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35489
Alpha quest
Join the Alpha quest, a journey in search of treasure. Everyone is desperate to find the riches - Eagle and Emu, the Goldfish in Gliders, the Knight, the Pirate Pig, even the Violent Viking. But, only you can find the hidden pieces of the key to unlock the treasure.
ISBN 9781741690590
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Whatley, Bruce & Smith, Rosie (ill)
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9532
Highway
Dad's a truckie and he, mum and the kids are going on a very different holiday, a trip down the highway on an overnight run. The illustrations capture all the wonders of a child's journey of discovery.
ISBN 9781862913066
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Wheatley, Nadia
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9586
Greatest treasure of Charlemagne the King, The
Charlemagne can have whatever he desires, but nothing interests him. He values learning to read far more than the cavalcade of treasures presented for his interest.
ISBN 9781863886994
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Wheatley, Nadia & Klein, Deborah
No book cover.
6827
Spud & Charli
Charli is at riding camp, where her dream is about to come true. She will finally learn to ride a real, live horse. But, Instead of riding the beautiful palomino Razz, Charli is stuck with the massive, retired racehorse, named Spud. And Charli is worried about the bats that fill the night sky. Riding camp isn't turning out the way Charli planned, especially when she finds herself in the middle of a life-threatening disaster.
ISBN 9780702250187
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2015
Wheeler, Samantha
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Zen tails 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 Zen tails series (5 books)
Whitfield, Peter & Bevington, Nancy (ill)
No book cover.
127080
Zen tails: Are you sure
Beaver thinks that winning the race and receiving his prize is good. He believes that falling out of a tree and into the river is bad. Shri Shelly suggests that you never can be certain about these things.
ISBN 9781921042843
Series Zen tails series (5 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2006
Whitfield, Peter & Bevington, Nancy (ill)
No book cover.
110441
Zen tails: Bruno dreams of ice cream
Everyone has an ice-cream except Bruno and he can't get ice-cream off his mind. Bruno's teacher, a martial arts master, shows how focused attention and caring for others brings freedom, happiness and even ice-cream.
ISBN 9780975090718
Series Zen tails series (5 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2004
Whitfield, Peter & Bevington, Nancy (ill)
No book cover.
11621
Zen tails: Know it all, The
The lazy cat, Furball, believes dhe knows everything. But, when disaster strikes, Furball discovers that being a 'know it all' simply means being all washed up
ISBN 9781921042331
Series Zen tails series (5 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2009
Whitfield, Peter & Bevington, Nancy (ill)
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17150
Zen tails: No presents please
Grizzel Bear is angry. He stomps on flowers, he grumbles and he complains. He meets Guru Walter Wombat, who is full of love and compassion. Walter refuses to accept Grizzel's anger and eventually the anger dissolves.
ISBN 9780975090749
Series Zen tails series (5 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2004
Whitfield, Peter & Bevington, Nancy (ill)
No book cover.
17149
Zen tails: Up and down
The story of a very bored monkey with absolutely nothing to do. Shri Shelley, a tortoise, shows Monkey that it is up to him to stop being bored and not to rely on others for his entertainment.
ISBN 9780975090732
Series Zen tails series (5 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2004
Whitfield, Peter & Bevington, Nancy (ill)
No book cover.
20236
Strange little monster and the swamp goblin, The
Sasha is different from other monsters. All she wants is a quiet place to practise her flute. Then, along comes a swamp goblin.
ISBN 9780143306719
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2012
Whiting Sue & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
No book cover.
7470
Platypus
Platypus leaves his burrow in the riverbank and dives into the cool, green pool. It's dusk and he is hungry. Platypus is always busy, always moving, looking for his next meal. Follow platypus, one of Australia's most puzzling and unique animals, as he plays, swims, dives and scurries around his riverbank home.
ISBN 9781922077448
Series Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Whiting, Sue & Jackson, Mark (ill)
No book cover.
88691
Strange little monster, A
Sasha is a strange little monster. She doesn't like roaring and rumbling like her parents and her sisters. She'd much rather play the flute with her granddad. But, when she discovers that her parents are worried because she's so very different, Sasha makes an effort to roar and rumble with the best of them. Mum and Dad decide to enter her in the Hide and Go Scare contest.
ISBN 9780143304784
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Whiting, Sue & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
No book cover.
671
Ark of dreams, The
After falling from a boat, Tom and Alice, find themselves on board the Golden Ship, an ark carrying mythical creatures such as unicorns, griffins and basilisks. The ship is sailed by friendly but suspicious elves and a dwarf until it is sabotaged.
ISBN 9781876372033
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2001
Whitmore, Andrew
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4790

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Trouble and the exploding house
When a Man from the Government struggles up the mountain where Georgia lives with her family and Trouble the dragon, it means trouble, and not with a capital 'T'. Even though they didn't ask for their house to be stolen and plonked down in a Wildlife Park, Georgia and her family have settled in and want to stay. So when Georgia finds out The Man wants to blow up their house, she knows she has to stop him!
ISBN 9781742990798
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2017
Whittle, Cate & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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31637
Trouble and the missing cat
Georgia's life has become more exciting since Trouble came into her life. After all, not every young girl gets to have a dragon for a playmate or have a dragon taxi ride to school. But, Trouble is in trouble at Georgia's school and has been banned from coming any more. He did a vertical landing in the playground, broke all the asphalt and there are those burn marks on the oval. Georgia wonders what Trouble will now do to fill his days.
ISBN 9781742990774
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2016
Whittle, Cate & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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3798

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Trouble and the new kid
Nina the new kid at school thinks that dragons don't exist. Trouble is still banned from the schoolyard, so he can't show her how she is wrong. It's no fun when people don't believe in you, but believing in things is good for everyone, as Georgia is about to find out.
ISBN 9781742990781
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2017
Whittle, Cate & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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3039
Trouble at home
Georgia's house is taken by a dragon. A large green dragon with blue wings and red scaly bits around its ears. And, inside her house was Georgia's toddler brother, Godfrey. The only clues are potato chips and a sarsaparilla drink. Georgia's parents are beside themselves but no one believes her story of what happened. Frustrated, Georgia ropes in younger brother Henry and takes matters into her own hands to seek out the dragon and rescue what is rightfully theirs.
ISBN 9781742990767
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Whittle, Kate & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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22327
From burglar to football star
Jimmy knows he's on the wrong path, getting into the wrong crowd. But, stealing is thrilling and it makes him feel smart. So, when Jimmy gets on the wrong side of the law, he's lucky to have a big sister to rescue him and put him on the straight and narrow. Except Chrissie's a football nut and she's going to get Jimmy fit and into the game. Whether he likes it or not.
ISBN 9781444915747
Series Books for boys series (13 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Whybrow, Ian & Beech, Mark (ill)
No book cover.
29551
Ghost striker at the football club
Jake Treasure loves football and so would his dad, if he wasn't working all the time. When Jake and his dog go into the woods in search of their football, a lucky shot by Jake changes everything.
ISBN 9781444915723
Series Books for boys series (11 of 13)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2013
Whybrow, Ian & Beech, Mark (ill)
No book cover.
20032
Save that train
Philip's dad has always told him he can be a Somebody. But, Philip's more interested in catapults and chewing gum, and whether he can be in Mickey Durston's gang. On the day the steam engine is in danger, someone needs to have the courage to save the train.
ISBN 9781444915730
Series Books for boys series (12 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Whybrow, Ian & Beech, Mark (ill)
No book cover.
13019
Alex, the walking accident
Alex's parents ask him to keep out of trouble for just one day. Alex tries, he even thinks the sideways skateboard will help him to do so.
ISBN 9780340911112
Series Books for boys series (7 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
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12849
Aliens stole my dog
David needs to find out why the aliens want his help and who else they have kidnapped.
ISBN 9780340918012
Series Books for boys series (5 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
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13655
Boy racer
Henry's parents don't like his new friend, but his friend turns out to be the best one to help his Dad who is trying to win the charity go-kart race for work.
ISBN 9780340918005
Series Books for boys series (4 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
12847
Boy who had (nearly) everything, The
Billy Humble must show Lucky Fries O'Mighty, who gets everything he wants, what he's missing out on.
ISBN 9780340918029
Series Books for boys series (6 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
111575
Footballer called Flip, A
Jack is short, really short, and finds his mum can give him a few tips to help him make the soccer team.
ISBN 9780340917985
Series Books for boys series (2 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
13077
Knights of the brown table, The
Ben and the Knights of the Brown Table are on a quest to help Ben's dog out of trouble.
ISBN 9780340911136
Series Books for boys series (9 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
12782
Robin Hood's best shot
So you think you know everything there is to know about Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Well, find out about them before they were famous when they were just normal, young boys.
ISBN 9780340917978
Series Books for boys series (1 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
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13131
Secret superhero, The
Alan has superpowers, and he wants to tell his step-dad, but he is concerned his powers might disappear if he tells his secret.
ISBN 9780340911143
Series Books for boys series (10 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
12791
There's a spell up my nose
Nicholas takes a peek in his Aunty's cauldron but sneezes and the spell goes up his nose.
ISBN 9780340917992
Series Books for boys series (3 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
14076
Through the cat-flap
Thomas and his toddler twin sisters are locked out of the house. Thomas is considering going inside through the cat-flap, but it may not be such a good idea.
ISBN 9780340911129
Series Books for boys series (8 of 13)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
4929
It's a jungle in here
Only at Jimmy's house will you find a hippo in the bath and a monkey in the lounge room.
ISBN 9781921136429
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2009
Wide, Steve & Mackintosh, Michelle (ill)
No book cover.
96002
Art & Max
Max and Arthur are friends who share an interest in painting. Arthur is an accomplished painter while Max is a beginner. Max's first attempt at using a paintbrush sends the two friends on a whirlwind trip through various artistic media, which turn out to have unexpected pitfalls. Although Max is inexperienced, his energy and enthusiasm bring the adventure to its triumphant conclusion.
ISBN 9780864619297
Publisher Koala Books, 2010
Wiesner, David
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4299
Flotsam
A boy finds a box brownie at the beach. Inside are the photos of all the people who have found this camera in the past and the marine scenes they shot before leaving the camera behind. He can choose to do the same or keep the camera.
ISBN 9780618194575
Publisher Clarion Books, 2006
Wiesner, David
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9433
Long, sticky walk, The
A story of country life in the late 1800s. Emily and her family live on a small farm in rural New South Wales. In 1886, after a terrible flood, the children and Mama are stranded with Papa working far away. Mother must find a way out for all of them.
ISBN 9781876268817
Publisher University of Western Australia Press, 2003
Wignell, Edel
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30873
Long live us
Once upon a time, a Greedy Troll lived under a bridge and he was very hungry. When he hears trip-trap, trip-trap, he discovers the Three Bears on a quest to capture Goldilocks and bring her to justice. They persuade the Troll to wait for their return. More fairytale Goodies arrive, all chasing Baddies to bring them back for punishment.
ISBN 9781921479465
Publisher IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd), 2011
Wignell, Edel & Allert, Peter (ill)
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9766
Bilby secrets
Through a combination of story and fact, find out about the relatively unknown life of the endangered bilby, from birth to adulthood, and the natural world which it inhabits.
ISBN 9781921529320
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Wignell, Edel & Jackson, Mark (ill)
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Let's go wild series
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Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
No book cover.
42985
Let's go wild: guess who's coming for dinner
A tummy-rumbling look at what's on nature's menu. Learn all about the wacky things some animals eat and the extraordinary ways they find food to fill their bellies. Baby blue whales drink around two hundred litres of milk every day, an octopus will eat its own legs in order to survive and the world's largest rodent, the capybara, eats its own poo.
ISBN 9780733328244
Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
No book cover.
72167
Let's go wild: just for the record
If you think the Olympics are fantastic, just wait till you read about the incredible achievements in the animal kingdom. Just for starters, the cheetah can reach speeds of one hundred kilometres per hour in just three seconds. That's faster than a sports car accelerates. Snow leopards can jump distances of up to fifteen metres.
ISBN 9780733328268
Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
No book cover.
93058
Let's go wild: skin deep
In the animal kingdom, it's what's on the outside that counts. Discover everything there is to know about animals and their skin, how they use it to attract or repel, hide or stand out, and stay cool or warm. The catfish that has more tastebuds on its skin than we have in our mouths and the golden poison arrow frog that has enough poison in its skin to kill twenty thousand mice.
ISBN 9780733328251
Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
No book cover.
19807
Squishy Taylor and a question of trust
An apartment full of questions, on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to know why Boring Lady is suddenly being so interesting, what kind of person comes back from holidays without any luggage and who's been smuggling illegal diamonds. Oh, and also, why she can only have dessert on Saturday nights.
ISBN 9781760126766
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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24005
Squishy Taylor and the bonus sisters
An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wonders why she has to share everything with her new step-sisters, why her next-door neighbour is the crankiest man in the world and who's hiding in the basement. And, also, why green jelly snakes are the yummiest.
ISBN 9781760126759
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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3284
Squishy Taylor and the first three adventures
Squishy Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate. She investigates three mysteries in this book; who is hiding in the basement, who has been smuggling illegal diamonds and how do you get rid of Chinese-warrior ghost.
ISBN 9781760129835
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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23725
Squishy Taylor and the mess makers
An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to work out what's the best way to sneak onto a film set, why grown-ups trust you more when you're carrying a baby and what you can do when everyone hates your hero. And, also, whether a pizza is even a pizza without mozzarella.
ISBN 9781760126780
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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28547
Squishy Taylor and the silver suitcase
An apartment full of questions , on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to know how can summer be fun if you don't go to the beach, why is rainbow cake so delicious, what kind of scientist wears red sneakers and who would try to smuggle rare birds?
ISBN 9781760128784
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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3271
Squishy Taylor and the tunnel of doom
Sita 'Squishy' Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate. Like that scary but exciting tunnel and who is storing that toxic waste under the park.
ISBN 9781760127732
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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25411
Squishy Taylor and the vase that wasn't
An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to find out how a vase can disappear from a locked apartment, why everyone is getting Dad's special forehead-kisses too, and how to get rid of a Chinese-warrior ghost. And, also, why toast tastes better on a balcony.
ISBN 9781760126773
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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4568
Squishy Taylor in the mud
Sita 'Squishy' Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge - and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate! Like how can one person be in two places at the same time, why does pizza taste better outside, how can you climb a forbidden staircase and who would steal plants from Squishy's dad?
ISBN 9781760128777
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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10807
Squishy Taylor in zero gravity
Squishy Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky eleven year old, who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge and there are always plenty of mysteries to investigate. Squishy wants to find out how long it would take to cycle to a space station, why there is a renegade astronaut on the roof, and why you can't hug over the internet. And, also, why red cordial makes everyone more fun.
ISBN 9781760127725
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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Squishy Taylor series
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Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
No book cover.
796
Harry & Hopper
A small boy named Harry and his pet dog, Hopper, have done everything together, ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But, when the unthinkable happens, Harry must learn to say goodbye to his mate.
ISBN 9781862917408
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Wild, Margaret & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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3624
Remember me
A picture book that tells a touching story about children and their grandparents who sometimes forget things as they get older.
ISBN 9780947241322
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1992
Wild, Margaret & Huxley, Dee (ill)
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2986
Pocket dogs and the lost kitten, The
Biff and Buff love riding in the pockets of Mr Pockets' very big coat and having him all to themselves. But, when a little lost kitten needs a home, they might have to learn about sharing.
ISBN 9781742991054
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Wild, Margaret & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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26079
Pocket dogs go on holiday, The
Biff and Buff have always loved being Mr Pockets' very own pocket dogs. When Mr Pockets takes them on a holiday by the sea, they love travelling in his pockets. But, when he takes his coat off to play on the beach, something dreadful happens and the coat disappears.
ISBN 9781862917385
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Wild, Margaret & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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37476
Pocket dogs, The
Biff and Buff, Mr Pockets' dogs, are so tiny they fit into his pockets and that is how they travel to the park and to the shops. One day a hole appears in the right pocket. It keeps getting bigger and bigger until there is sure to be a disaster.
ISBN 9781862914445
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Wild, Margaret & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
No book cover.
9030
My dearest dinosaur
Notes from a mother dinosaur to her husband, who is off searching for food for the family. This nurturing dino describes her new babies and their day by day existence, with its prehistoric difficulties.
ISBN 9781865048345
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Wild, Margaret & Rawlins, Donna (ill)
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9575
Robber girl
A traditional style tale set in a snowy European forest landscape. The robber girl is contented in the forest with her animal companions, until a lost child comes into the forest and changes their lives forever.
ISBN 9780091840884
Publisher Red Fox, 2001
Wild, Margaret & Rawlins, Donna (ill)
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9534
Very best of friends, The
When James dies unexpectedly, William's world becomes very confused. While Jessie, his wife, is busy with her own grief, she fails to understand that William, his cat, is also sad. Eventually, they grow closer.
ISBN 9780947241261
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1991
Wild, Margaret & Vivas, Julie (ill)
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14887
Stone lion, The
Sometimes, statues are granted a chance to become warm, breathing creatures. The stone lion's only dream is to run, pounce and leap in the park across from where he sits. But, one snowy night, when a baby is abandoned at his paws, he is compelled to think differently.
ISBN 9781921894855
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2014
Wild, Margaret & Voutila, Ritva (ill)
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15041
Bilbies of Bliss, The
Matron runs the Bilbies' retirement home with an iron fist. New resident, Nina, challenges the unfair and unkind rules and the elderly bilbies get rid of the bullying matron.
ISBN 9780733307683
Publisher ABC Books, 2005
Wild, Margaret & Young, Noela (ill)
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8951
Toby
Toby is an old dog and sick, too. He's going blind and deaf and sometimes he smells bad. The family is gentle and loving with him, except for Sara. When Toby finally dies, the children who love him express their love in different ways.
ISBN 9780395670248
Publisher Ticknor & Fields, 1994
Wild, Margaret & Young, Noela (ill)
No book cover.
15419
Animal homes
The different places and spaces that animals choose to call home. Simple explanations and beautiful illustrations help readers to find information about how to locate animals.
ISBN 9780753456163
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (19 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2003
Wilkes, Angela
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22471
Edwina: the dinosaur who didn't know she was extinct
Edwina is anything but extinct, just ask those people who enjoy her choc-chip cookies. But, Reginald Von Hoobie-Doobie thinks it is time everyone, including Edwina, learnt how extinct dinosaurs are.
ISBN 9781406312294
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Willems, Mo
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8024
Naked mole rat gets dressed
Naked mole rats do not wear clothes. They hate hats, scorn socks and turn their noses up at trousers. That is, all naked mole rats except Wilbur.
ISBN 9781406321371
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Willems, Mo
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42441
Lugalbanda: the boy who got caught up in a war
The land we now call Iraq is older than the Bible, the Koran or the Torah, and before the time of Roman and Greek myths and legends. Lugalbanda is on his way to war with his older brothers when he becomes separated. He meets the goddess, Inana, and the magical Anzu bird that give him special powers. He uses his new powers to help resolve the war peacefully and become a great ruler.
ISBN 9781406305340
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Williams, Marcia
No book cover.
4667
Velveteen rabbit
By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic that will make him real. A classic about the miracle of love.
ISBN 9780816710621
Publisher Lioncrest, 1990
Williams, Margery
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21219
Castle of the zombies
One night, Ollie Johnson wakes suddenly and surprises an intruder, a Fixer. When Ollie steps outside, he is plunged into a strange medieval world, where walls can have ears and eyes, and brains, and stomachs too. The despicable Lord Wight wants to take over everything and everyone, and only a couple of kids stand in his way. One of them is still in his pyjamas.
ISBN 9781862918542
Series The Fixers series (1 of 4)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Williams, Sean & O'Connor, Nial (ill)
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27750
Curse of the vampire
Ollie is lost. The world he came from is just one of many. Some of them are almost identical to his. Others contain cyborg pirates, living castles, talking cats and, now, hungry vampires too. Getting back home is proving surprisingly difficult. Fleeing from the eerie Fixers, Ollie lands in a village, cursed by blood-sucking neighbours.
ISBN 9781862918566
Series The Fixers series (3 of 4)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2011
Williams, Sean & O'Connor, Nial (ill)
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43052
Invasion of the freaks
Ollie Johnson really has his work cut out for him this time. Getting safely to the Fixers' home world is just the first step. Then, he has to find out what their plan is, seal up the holes in the multiverse and get home again, all before his parents wake up and find him gone.
ISBN 9781862918573
Series The Fixers series (4 of 4)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2011
Williams, Sean & O'Connor, Nial (ill)
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2809
Planet of the cyborgs
Armed with nothing but a psychic typewriter, Ollie resumes his quest to get back home to the street where nothing works quite right, and the sinister Fixers are breaking holes in much more than the sidewalk. Instead, he finds himself on a rescue mission in deep space, fighting pirates who are more machine than human, with a cat who wishes he was human.
ISBN 9781862918559
Series The Fixers series (2 of 4)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Williams, Sean & O'Connor, Nial (ill)
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The Fixers series
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Series The Fixers series (4 books)
Williams, Sean & O'Connor, Nial (ill)
No book cover.
3909
Chicken clicking
One night, Chick hops into the farmer's house and has a little browse on his computer. Soon, she's bought a funny teapot, a frilly blouse, scooters for the sheep and a car for the cows. She just can't stop clicking. But, when she arranges to meet up with a friend she makes online, Chick discovers that all is not as it seems.
ISBN 9781783440528
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2015
Willis, Jeanne & Ross, Tony (ill)
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869
Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog
Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog are very lazy and spend most of their time eating and sleeping. Each day when they wake up, they are more uncomfortable because the sofa keeps growing smaller. Or, so they believe.
ISBN 9781842708514
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Willis, Jeanne & Ross, Tony (ill)
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9541
Prowlpuss
Prowlpuss is the story of an old, scarred and tough street cat told in rollicking rhyme with bold pictures. He spends his nights roaming the alleys of the town but eventually encounters an enchanting and unobtainable female feline.
ISBN 9780744547702
Publisher Walker Books, 1996
Wilson, Gina & Parkins, David (ill)
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10309
Bumblebee
A bumblebee queen's life is a busy one. She pollinates plants, builds wax honey-pots and lays eggs to produce future queens, male drones and the workers who make honey and defend the colony. Sadly, bumblebee numbers are in dramatic decline.
ISBN 9781847800084
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Topics / Endangered species /
Wilson, J V & Kennaway, Adrienne (ill)
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7065
Sleepovers
Amy, Bella, Chloe, Daisy and Emily are school-friends who plan ever-more elaborate sleepover parties. Daisy begins to dread her turn, wondering what her friends will make of her home and her sister, who has learning disabilities.
ISBN 9780552547093
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Wilson, Jacqueline
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10110
Cliffhanger
From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a crazy bucket race, the adventure holiday promises to be full of action. Tim has just one problem, he is hopeless at sports of any kind. He wonders how he will survive the horrors of an activity-packed week.
ISBN 9780440868552
Publisher Corgi Books, 2009
Wilson, Jacqueline & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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8003
Last tree, The
A beautiful eucalyptus tree in an old-growth forest in south-eastern Australia has provided food and shelter for hundreds of years. As the forest begins to disappear, the old tree's existence is threatened.
ISBN 9780734409867
Publisher Lothian Books, 2007
Wilson, Mark
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46933
Little dolphin
When Little Dolphin is orphaned soon after birth, she is raised by other dolphins in the pod. As she grows she is taught to use the language of clicks and whistles that all dolphins use. When Little Dolphin learns that another dolphin is in danger, she has to use all her skills to try to save it.
ISBN 9781922081131
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2013
Wilson, Mark
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8954
Ben & Gracie's art adventure
When Ben and Gracie visit the art gallery, a gold coin transports them into the paintings of artist Frederick McCubbin. They venture back in time, meeting and travelling with new settlers to Australia. Ben and Gracie see the difficulties faced in the harsh Australian bush environment. As they venture deeper into the forest, the pair lose their way as night falls.
ISBN 9780734411426
Publisher Lothian Books, 2011
Wilson, Mark
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3716

New
Selwood boys, The: Battle Royale
Meet the Selwood boys ... There's the twins, Troy and Adam, pulling pranks and making mischief, then Joel with his sneaky, cheeky antics, and finally little Scott, who just does his best (or make that his worst!) to keep up. Can Joel finally get off the sidelines and onto the footy field to play with his big brothers? It'll be a battle royale that's bound to involve the whole family!
ISBN 9780733335457
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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25467

New
Selwood Boys, The: Hit the road
The Selwood brothers are off on a family holiday, travelling from Bendigo to the Gold Coast. They are up to their usual mischief, and Joel's brothers are also trying to find out his sporting weakness. Will Joel be an amazing all-rounder, or does he have one weakness?
ISBN 9780733335471
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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18944

New
Selwood Boys, The: Maintain the mischief
A prank-filled visit to the Selwoods' country cousins lands the boys in trouble with Mum...But will the boys maintain the mischief? And who will save the day on the footy field?
ISBN 9780733335488
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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3719

New
Selwood boys, The: The miracle goal
This is another adventure of AFL's Selwood brothers as young boys. At last Joel gets to play for the full season. When a new friend struggles to join the team Joe needs to be a footy legend for his team as well as a good mate.
ISBN 9780733335464
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018
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Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
41356
Harry Highpants
People in the town have always worn their pants at different heights. Some wear them low, some a little high and, in Harry Highpants' case, very high. It hasn't been a problem until Roy Bland decides to stand for council and wants everyone to wear their pants the same, 'normal' way. The town is divided and into the battle comes Harry Highpants.
ISBN 9781862916043
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2007
Wilson, Tony & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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7759
Enoch the emu
Enoch the emu thinks it will be very easy being a house husband. He is not so sure once his partner, Wilhemina, leaves him to look after the eggs. By the time the story finishes only the joy of fatherhood can make up for his ordeal.
ISBN 9780949130044
Publisher Childerset Publishers, 2006
Winch, Gordon
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17164
Koala sees the world
Koala really wants to see the world and asks her friends where it is. Koala doesn't know if the world is Wombat's dark and gloomy burrow or the dangerous worlds of Crocodile, Python or maybe, of Man.
ISBN 9780958146364
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2003
Winch, Gordon & Oliver, Tony (ill)
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17163
Rodney thinks of food
Rodney the handsome bull doesn't know how to chew his cud. A visit to the vet determines he is not a greedy bull but has a different problem that no one has identified.
ISBN 9780958146302
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2002
Winch, Gordon & Oliver, Tony (ill)
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17151
Amazing Matilda Mudpuddle, The
Matilda Mudpuddle discovers she has exciting new powers. The beans from Tibet allow her to fly through the air.
ISBN 9781921042003
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (1 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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103664
Invisible Matilda Mudpuddle, The
When grandfather brings back bright blue jelly babies from the Bahamas, Matilda discovers that eating one turns her invisible for three hours. She decides to use the new power to get up to all sorts of mischief.
ISBN 9781921042126
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (2 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
No book cover.
54954
Matilda Mudpuddle and the X-ray eyes
Matilda Mudpuddle's x-ray vision lasts for exactly one month. Find out how Matilda uses this amazing skill.
ISBN 9781921042010
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (4 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2006
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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Matilda Mudpuddle 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 Matilda Mudpuddle series (5 books)
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
No book cover.
17565
Matilda Mudpuddle: back in time
Matilda eats olives and goes back in time to the Olympic Games in Athens, in the days when togas were worn and instead of medal you had crowns from the olive trees.
ISBN 9781921042027
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (5 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2007
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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Mighty Matilda Mudpuddle, The
Matilda eats some spinach that makes her extraordinarily strong for one month. She spends the month setting a few bullies right and saving the day on several occasions.
ISBN 9781921042065
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (3 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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17664
Fly, kite, fly
A search for a red-tailed bird leads a young boy to meet with a famous artist. He finds not only what he is looking for but also a friend, in the great Leonardo da Vinci.
ISBN 9781921049811
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2007
Winch, John
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18612
Run, hare, run: story of a drawing, The
As readers take up the cry of 'run, hare, run', they join his wild dash through fields and forests, farmyards, streets and lanes away from a pursuing hunter and hound. Exhausted, hare is finally caught, but he does not meet the end he expects.
ISBN 9781877003875
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2006
Winch, John
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Come by chance
Bertha found an abandoned home in the middle of nowhere and fixed it up. She called her home, Come by chance, and that is what happened. All sorts of animals, sheep, kangaroos and a cat, came to her door during the cold winter. She took them all in and cared for them until summer.
ISBN 9781921150845
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Winch, Madeleine
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9543
Butterflies fly
This beautifully illustrated poetry book accurately describes fifteen different species of butterfly.
ISBN 9781876289010
Publisher Margaret Hamilton, 2000
Winer, Yvonne & Lloyd-Jones, Karen (ill)
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Birds build nests
Where, how and why birds build nests written in charming verses filled with highly descriptive language and beautiful illustrations.
ISBN 9781876289355
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Winer,Yvonne & Oliver, Tony (ill)
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Hilo: Boy who crashed to Earth, The
When a strange boy in silver underwear falls from the sky D.J. and his friends think it is pretty cool to have a new kid at school that can do crazy things, even if he can't remember anything about where he came from. But when evil robots start appearing to destroy the earth, this new boy could become the most important or the most dangerous friend the gang has ever had. A graphic novel.
ISBN 9780141376929
Publisher Penguin, 2015
Topics / Graphic novels /
Winick, Judd
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Bugalugs bum thief, The
Skeeta Anderson woke up one morning to find that his bum was gone. And not only his bum, but the bum of every single person in the town of Bugalugs.
ISBN 9780143300847
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Winton, Tim
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9539
Susan laughs
Susan laughs, she sings, she rides, she swings. Susan gets angry, she gets sad, she is good and she is bad. Susan is just like any other child, but then again, are all children the same.
ISBN 9780099407560
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Wllis, Jeanne & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Mouse opera
All the mice are preparing for a grand opera show. It is a race to see if they can get everything done from learning their lines to making sure the toilets are clean before opening night.
ISBN 9781869434700
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Wolfe, Richard & Pamela
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Annie's snails
Annie loves her pet snails. They have adventures together and she makes them a special home in an ice-cream container, where they should be very happy.
ISBN 9781921720635
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Wolfer, Dianne
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17469
Horse mad
What happens to a horse mad girl when she stops being horse mad? A story of Alice and her friends imagining they are horses on the school playground.
ISBN 9781920731472
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2005
Wolfer, Dianne
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Trickstars 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 Trickstars series (6 books)
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
No book cover.
7640
Trickstars: Chasing dreams
When Aunt Zelda shares a video of Destiny's antics, the Trickstars become an internet sensation. Ruby, Lexie and Kit have a chance to audition for their favourite television show until Grampy has an accident, and their dreams are suddenly under threat.
ISBN 9781743319109
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
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Trickstars: Princess of the sands
The Trickstar triplets, Ruby, Lexie and Kit, can't believe their luck when they are cast as stunt riders on their favourite TV show, Horses of the Sands. When there's trouble with the star's horse, Lexie and Featherfoot are called in to help. But, Lexie will have to overcome her stage fright.
ISBN 9781743319093
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
No book cover.
7556
Trickstars: Saving Destiny
Ruby's terrible premonition about Destiny comes true when the colt is taken from them by Chance's original owners. With Chance and Grampy heartbroken, the Trickstar sisters, Ruby, Lexie and Kit, follow Destiny to the Silver Mountains. But, saving Destiny depends on the help of friends in unexpected places.
ISBN 9781743319086
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
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Trickstars: Second chance
Trickstar triplets, Ruby, Kit and Lexie, rescue a neglected gypsy cob mare from the saleyards. But, things are tough on the farm and Chance won't be able to stay unless she can earn her keep. Kit must first nurse Chance back to health then attempt to train the cantankerous mare.
ISBN 9781743319079
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
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7115
Trickstars: Summer spell
Triplets, Kit, Ruby and Lexie, meet a strange boy in the forest who puts a curse on Lexie. Their Grampy know what is it all about, it's a history of rivalry between two families. The only way to dispel the curse is to accept a challenge from the Hexleys. The sisters and Grampy must win or they will have a lot more to lose than Lexie having to live with the curse for the rest of her life.
ISBN 9781743319062
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
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Trickstars: Triple magic
Triplets, Kit, Ruby and Lexie, live with their Grampy on Windara Farm. They dream of performing spectacular tricks on their old but beautiful horses. When they discover an old trunk, full of family secrets and a touch of magic, the sisters wonder what Grampy is hiding. They also wonder how they can convince him to let them compete in the talent quest, doing tricks in the stirrups, just as their ancestors did.
ISBN 9781743319055
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
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Ilsa's journey
Ilsa and Alyssa are inseparable. Ilsa is a small labradoodle who is destined to be a guide dog. Alyssa is a young girl who is responsible for the first stage of Ilsa's training. In the end, Ilsa becomes a successful guide dog to the blind Connor but she still retains her affection for her old friend, Alyssa.
ISBN 9781921136986
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2006
Wormald, Kimberley & Mortimore, Rosamund (ill)
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46248
Saddest king, The
There was once a country where the people were always happy. Being happy was a law set down by the King whose face held an unchanging grin. When a small boy was hauled before his majesty because he was in tears over the death of his dog, the boy noticed that the King was wearing a mask.
ISBN 9780224070454
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Wormell, Chris
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21065
Would you rather be a tadpole
Look on and beneath the surface of a pond with the Cat in the Hat. He'll tell you all you need to know about the fascinating creatures that live there.
ISBN 9780007433094
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
Worth, B & Ruiz, A (ill) & Mathieu, J (ill)
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3450

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Magnificent creatures: Animals on the move
We live in an amazing world, surrounded by magnificent creatures, great and small. They make this earth a magical place to live.
ISBN 9780571330683
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2016
Wright, Anna
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My village: rhymes from around the world
A delightful selection of simple poems for the young to read. Beautiful illustrations complement the translations, with each poem in English and its original language. Languages include Chinese, Japanese, Norwegian, Jamaican, Iranian, Samoan and more.
ISBN 9781877467103
Publisher Gecko Press, 2008
Wright, Danielle (comp) & Moriuchi, Mique (ill)
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Rattler's place
Guy and family have moved house but his favourite skateboard, toys and even Digby, the dog, have not yet arrived, delayed on the way by a flood. However, there is still so much to explore in this new location.
ISBN 9780140387124
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Wrightson, Patricia
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Wisp of smoke, A
Mrs Piggott is a dignified old lady. When she notices a frail plume of smoke that comes twisting up from the edge of the hearth, or else from the floor, she suspects rats. Some good-natured firemen come to her rescue.
ISBN 9780143301011
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2004
Wrightson, Patricia
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