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601786
Anzac billy, The
I'm filling our Anzac billy. It's full of Dad's favourite things. A billy cannot be posted, delivered on a bike or sent in a car, truck or train. It has to be loaded on a ship with all those Anzac billies for all the soldiers.
ISBN 9781925126815
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
Saxby, Claire & Jackson, Mark & Potter, Heather (ill)
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59878
Anzac biscuits
A young father is away at war, his wife and daughter waiting at home, sometimes making Anzac biscuits. Life at war is grey and cold, but opening the tin of biscuits from home brings comfort.
ISBN 9781742833460
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Cummings, Phil & Swan, Owen (ill)
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4283
Arthur and the curiosity
Arthur and his friends are on a class visit to the local museum. While his friends dash about, Arthur takes time to inspect all the interesting things around him. One of those interesting things is a glass case housing a strange looking creature known as The Curiosity. As Arthur walks around the Museum, he is being followed.
ISBN 9781760068387
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Gifford, Lucinda
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4860
I wish I had a dinosaur
A little girl sits on her balcony, in a modern apartment block by the sea, dreaming of all the things she could do if she had a dinosaur.
ISBN 9781865046068
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Anggabrata, Ian & Anggawan, Mingga & Sheehan, Peter (ill)
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32613
Jerome's gift
Over mountain and valley and stream he must go, across perilous sea, to a place where they know of a kindly old uncle who might lend some aid. The council agreed that a plan must be made. This most dangerous duty was all up to him, to provide precious food for his withering kin.
ISBN 9780648018506
Publisher Trent Denham, 2017
Denham, Trent
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2932
Last Anzac, The
Alec Campbell was the last living Anzac. He enlisted at the age of sixteen and ended up in Gallipoli. Before Alec died in 2002, young James was lucky enough to meet him.
ISBN 9781925059298
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Winch, Gordon & Bailey, Harriet (ill)
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958
Light, The
The darkness and howling of the wind as a storm develops, the lighthouse and the cottage warm and safe, lighting up the darkness. Then a knock at the cottage door.
ISBN 9781921928413
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2013
Oliver, Jo
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1145
Little dinosaur, The
In a time before Australia existed, a little dinosaur with big eyes roamed the Antarctic forests, nibbling on cycads and ginkgoes. One day the little dinosaur fell and hurt her leg. She struggled to keep up with her herd. Time passed and the world changed, but the discovery of the little dinosaur's leg bone millions of years later, meant that she would not be forgotten.
ISBN 9781921504396
Publisher Working Title Press, 2012
Hoy, Catriona
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3572
Rainbow serpent
In the Dreamtime, there were no animals, birds, trees, hills or mountains. When the great Rainbow Serpent stirred and set off to look for his tribe, he changed the shape of the country and the lives of the people.
ISBN 9780006614715
Publisher Collins, 1985
Roughsey, Dick
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815330
Where the heart is
Inspired by an extraordinary true story, Where the Heart Is explores the friendship between Dindim the Magellanic penguin and his rescuer, Joao. We get to see Dindim's 8000-mile journey to his Patagonian home, and his longing to return. Young readers will delight in travelling across the ocean with Dindim, meeting whales and albatross! This is a celebration of the power of friendship and the beauty of the natural world.
ISBN 9781925820874
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2021
Gold, Irma & Crispe, Susannah (ill)
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69650
Why are they marching Daddy
A father answers his little daughter's curious questions about all the different people she sees passing by in an ANZAC Day march. Simple, clear explanations of the concept of honouring those who fought presented in a way that may inspire discussion amongst those who share this book.
ISBN 9780958162555
Publisher ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee QLD Incorporated, 2002
Burke, Di (comp) & Alger, Elizabeth (ill)
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