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102140
1 2 3 Maisy
Fabulous fold-out counting fun with Maisy. Watch her wonderful world unfold by numbers.
ISBN 9781844286942
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Cousins, Lucy
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3986
1,2, pirate stew
1, 2 round up the crew! 3, 4 now grab an oar! Take one large cardboard box, two imaginative kids and a splash of pirate pets and you have a recipe for adventure.
ISBN 9781760403201
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2017
Howarth, Kylie
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28524
10 little hermit crabs
A playful, counting book about ten little hermit crabs that have a knack for getting into trouble.
ISBN 9781742379524
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Fox, Lee & McGowan, Shane (ill)
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10 little rubber ducks
Ten little rubber ducks are swept out to sea and one is left helpless. Mother duck comes along to save him.
ISBN 9780007202423
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Carle, Eric
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1001 pirate things to spot
Teeming with pirates, ships, sunken treasure to find, count and talk about.
ISBN 9780746076941
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2007
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Lloyd Jones, Rob & Gower, Teri (ill)
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19 girls and me
John Hercules Po arrives for his first day in Kindergarten and discovers, to his surprise, that the whole class is made up of 19 girls and John. His brother thinks the girls will turn John into a sissy but there is yet another surprise in store for John.
ISBN 9780399243363
Publisher Philomel Books, 2006
Topics / Gender identity /
Pattison, Darcy & Salerno, Steven (ill)
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999 tadpoles find a new home
Mother and Father Frog find that their pond is getting too small for 999 growing tadpoles and the family decides to brave the dangerous world to find a bigger home.
ISBN 9781877467271
Publisher Gecko Press, 2010
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Kimura, Ken & Murakami, Yasunari (ill)
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A is for Aunty
Memories of growing up on an Aboriginal mission are brought to life in this alphabet picture book with a difference. It features accounts of possums as pets and Aunty Goldie who used zinc ointment for just about every ailment.Test
ISBN 9780733307294
Publisher ABC Books, 2000
Russell, Elaine
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ABC animal rhymes for you and me
Explore the animal alphabet from Angel Fish to Zebra.
ISBN 9781408306802
Publisher Orchard Books, 2010
Andreae, Giles & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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ABC book of feelings, The
Everyone has feelings and lots of them you've had...
ISBN 9780733338298
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Martin, Helen & Simpson, Judith & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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ABC book of food, The
Food helps us run and jump and play. Take a journey from the paddock, the orchard, the garden to your kitchen, and find out where food comes from and how it reaches us.
ISBN 9780733334269
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Martin, Helen & Simpson, Judith & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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ABC book of Seasons, The
Seasons come and seasons go. Sun shines, wind blows, rain falls and plants grow.
ISBN 9780733331954
Publisher ABC Books, 2014
Martin, Helen & Simpson, Judith & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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10027
Abigail
Abigail loves to count. She begins to count the spots on the ladybird but it climbs under a leaf. She begins to count the stripes on the zebra but it moves away. And the cheetah is just too fast. So, Abigail begins to count the flowers in the vast plains of Africa but has to stop when the darkness comes. But, there are other things that can be counted in the night time.
ISBN 9781848956469
Publisher Tiger Tales, 2015
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Rayner, Catherine
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5398
Achoo we're not well
When Harry catches a cold, Mum tucks him up in bed. But Harry is contagious and all his dinosaurs end up having to be treated in his dinosaur hospital.
ISBN 9780141501826
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Whybrow, Ian & Reynolds, Adrian
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2803
Ada Twist scientist
Ada has a boundless imagination and is very, very curious. When her house fills with an horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada sets out to find the source. Not afraid of failure, she embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, Ada's experiments lead to even more stink and trouble.
ISBN 9781419721373
Publisher Abrams Books, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Beaty, Andrea & Roberts, David (ill)
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Addis Berner Bear forgets
When Addis Berner Bear arrives in the big, confusing, loud and fast city, he forgets why he has come. Something amazing helps him remember.
ISBN 9780552554343
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
Stewart, Joel
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Adventures of Beekle the unimaginary friend, The
On an island far away, an imaginary friend is born. He waits patiently for his turn to be chosen by a real child but, when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city. There, he finally meets his perfect match and is given his special name, Beekle.
ISBN 9780316199988
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 2014
Santat, Dan
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Adventures of Bert, The
Bert has all sorts of ridiculous adventures. He rescues a barking cardboard box from the river and is chased down the street by a giant sausage. Turn the page quietly so as not to wake Bert's baby.
ISBN 9780140567540
Publisher Puffin UK, 2002
Ahlberg, Allan & Briggs, Raymond (ill)
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Adventures of Egg Box Dragon, The
Emma is delighted when her home-made dragon magically comes to life! He is great at roaring. He is great at breathing fire. And best of all, he excellent at finding lost treasures. So when the Queen loses a diamond from her crown, there's only one dragon to call!
ISBN 9781444938401
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2017
Adams, Richard & Smith, Alex T. (ill)
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Adventures with grandpa
On opening the door of his grandpa's shed, a young boy is transported into another world. And even better, his grandpa has the time to build and play with all the interesting stuff inside.
ISBN 9781921690761
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Mastnak, Rosemary
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Adventures with Mia the meerkat
Meet Mia and her family and see what they eat and where they live. Includes stunning photographs and lots of interesting facts about meerkats.
ISBN 9780975677070
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2009
Latta, Jan
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Agatha and the dark
Agatha is scared of the dark and George is just making things worse. When Agatha is accidently locked in a dark room at kindergarten, her body trembles like jelly.
ISBN 9781760402075
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Pignataro, Anna
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Aladdin
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846431135
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Squillace, Elisa (ill)
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Albert
One rainy day, Albert contemplates life, the universe and everything. The author's creative use of language and simple line drawings capture the nature of change.
ISBN 9781845071110
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2005
Yamamoto, Lani
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Albert and little Henry
Albert is not a little puppy any more, he's now a big dog. But, when his baby brother, Henry, comes along, something very strange happens. Albert begins to feel small.
ISBN 9781406357509
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Alborough, Jez
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Alex and the watermelon boat
It's been raining and raining. The river has burst its banks and the dam is overflowing. Mum told Alex not to go outside. But, just then, Rabbit hopped out the open window.
ISBN 9781743310076
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
McKimmie, Chris
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Alexander's outing
'Stay close, take care', quacked Alexander's mother. But, Alexander is a wayward duckling. He straggles behind and disappears down a deep, dark hole.
ISBN 9780140554786
Publisher Penguin, 1998
Allen, Pamela
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Alfie and the birthday surprise
Alfie's neighbour, Mr McNally, needs cheering up because his beloved cat has died. Birthday parties always make people happy so Alfie thinks a party just might help. And, there's an extra-special surprise for Mr McNally.
ISBN 9781862307872
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Hughes, Shirley
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Alice & Anatole
Shy, lonely Alice meets a real friend, an anteater named Anatole. After some trials and tribulations, the friendship grows and endures.
ISBN 9781416904847
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2007
Childs, Sam
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Alice's magic garden
From the relentless clocks to the beastly students, Alice's world is void of colour and cheer--until she finds a secret garden and begins tending its wilting inhabitants. When Alice's love touches an ordinary caterpillar, a lorry bird, and a white rabbit, magical things will happen--and that, as you know, is just the beginning of the story. Filled with literary allusions and clever nods to its classic roots, Alice's Magic Garden is a delightful prequel that begs an escape to the whimsy of Wonderland.
ISBN 9781641700320
Publisher Familius, 2018
Herz, Henry & Hoopes, Natalie (ill)
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All about Spot
Join Spot for a busy, bouncy day from waking up to bedtime, as he has lots of fun at nursery, the park and just playing at home. Spot's everyday adventures fill the pages of this big puppy-shaped board book children will love.
ISBN 9780141373164
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Hill, Eric
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24809
All I want for Christmas is rain
Christmas celebrations are threatened as drought takes hold. A little girl has only one Christmas wish.
ISBN 9781925059717
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2016
Brooke, Cori & Forward, Megan (ill)
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660591
All of the factors of why I love tractors
Frankie McGee is visiting the library and that means more books about tractors. Mum does not think she can read any more books about tractors. She tries her best to convince Frankie that there are plenty of other things to read about, however Frankie has a much longer list covering all the ways he loves tractors.
ISBN 9781760501457
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2019
Bell, Davina & Lovlie, Jenny (ill)
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All the ways to be smart
Smart is not just ticks and crosses, smart is building boats from boxes, painting patterns, wheeling wagons, being mermaids, riding dragons. And nobody will ever do the very same smart things as you.
ISBN 9781925713435
Publisher Scribe Publications, 2018
Bell, Davina & Colpoys, Allison (ill)
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All through the year
Month by month, we are taken on a journey through the Australian seasons as well as this girl's loves and family traditions. It's everything that's fun about being a child, all year round.
ISBN 9780670073993
Publisher Viking Children's, 2010
Godwin, Jane & Walker, Anna (ill)
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Allegro: a magical journey through 11 musical masterpieces
Classical music comes to life like never before in this magical journey through 11 timeless compositions. Meet Allegro, an ordinary boy who can't stand practicing the piano. Those black dots on the page drive him crazy - until the music itself whisks him away on a breathtaking journey.
ISBN 9781641700382
Publisher Familius, 2018
Miles, David & Barghigiani, Anita (ill)
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660324
Allergic alpaca
The start of the alphabet is a wonderful place to live... unless you're allergic to apples. After an accidental tumble through the alphabet, Alpaca must find her way back home to her friends, Ape, Alligator, Albatross, Anteater and Aardvark. But the longer Alpaca is away from home, the better she feels her spots disappear, her nose stops running and she has a clear head for the first time ever. Perhaps the start of the alphabet, with all its apples, isn't the best place for an alpaca after all.
ISBN 9781760503437
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2019
Thomas, Kiah & Brecon, Connah (ill)
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Alma and how she got her name
What is in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from and who she may one day be. If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza Jose Pura Candela has way too many names. How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma turns to Daddy for an answer and learns of Sofia, the grandmother who loved books and flowers. Esperanza, the great grandmother who longed to travel. Jose, the grandfather who was an artist and other namesakes, too. As she hears the story of her name, Alma starts to think it might be a perfect fit after all and realises that she will one day have her own story to tell.
ISBN 9780763693558
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
Martinez-Neal, Juana
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Alpacas with maracas
Macca and pal Al are the best of friends and LOVE spending time together. When there is an opportunity to enter a talent contest, they just can't resist. But what will their act be? Will they shimmy and shake? Dance and prance? Whatever they choose it will surely be a performance to remember!
ISBN 9781743816349
Series Macca the alpaca series (5 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Cosgrove, Matt
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Alpha monsters
Journey through an amazing world of alphabet monsters to help A find his lost teddy.
ISBN 9781741697612
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Kennett, Chris
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Alpha quest
An alphabet book about animals, to be shared. Beautifully illustrated with photographic collages.
ISBN 9781740214216
Publisher Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd, 2003
Parish, Steve
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Alphabet Town
Poor Zero. Nobody took any notice of her because she didn't amount to anything. Then she net Spot the Dot. Together they discover Alphabet Town and learned that curiosity and imagination could change everything for the better.
ISBN 9781921928277
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Evans, Bryan & Moon, Kimberly
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18331
Alphabet wings
A trip around the world finds an interesting landmark representing every letter of the alphabet.
ISBN 9780734407603
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Kresner, Ilana M
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13118
Alphabetical Sydney
This is Sydney, the brightest and best of it, from the north to the south to the east and the west of it. Bats and cicadas, lawn bowls and the zoo. Let us share it with you.
ISBN 9781742233703
Publisher NewSouth Publishing, 2013
Bell, Hilary & Presenti, Antonia (ill)
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Amazing monster detectoscope, The
When our young canine hero buys his very own Amazing Monster Detectoscope he discovers his house is infested with more monsters than he bargained for - until he finds the courage to confront them.
ISBN 9780670079308
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Base, Graeme
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Ambulance, ambulance
Bleep, bleep. Emergency! News just through: crash, crash, there's been a crash. Let's go, crew!
ISBN 9781925126303
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Sutton, Sally & Lovelock, Brian (ill)
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Amelia Ellicott's garden
Amelia Ellicott lives with her cat, Mustafah, in a fine, old house next to a block of flats. She is proud of her garden and her chickens. She has no one to share them with until one day a storm destroys it all and she finds the meaning of friendship.
ISBN 9781876289331
Publisher Margaret Hamilton, 2000
Stafford, Liliana & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Amy and Louis
Amy and Louis are best friends who call Cooee across the play area to each other. When Amy's family moves across the world, Louis wonders whether she will still hear his call.
ISBN 9781865049359
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Gleeson, Libby & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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And then
It's hard being an older sister when everybody is admiring your newly born, younger brother. It's particularly hard when it's happening on your birthday, especially when that younger brother is noisy, smelly and slimy, just like a tiny squid.
ISBN 9781846436956
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2016
Alborozo
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Angelina at the fair
Angelina wants to go to the fair but she has to take her little cousin, Henry. The day is filled with adventures and surprises.
ISBN 9780140568639
Publisher Puffin UK, 2001
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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Angelina ballerina
Angelina wants to be a dancer. Her parents buy her a tutu and a pair of ballet slippers and she works very hard to become the best dancer she can be.
ISBN 9780733312618
Publisher ABC Books, 2003
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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Angelina's ballet class
Angelina loves to dance. Every week, she goes to Miss Lily's ballet class to learn some new steps.
ISBN 9780140569117
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2001
Holabird, Katharine & Kanner, Catherine (ill)
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Angelina's halloween
Angelina and Alice are into Halloween and make firefly costumes. They have an adventurous time.
ISBN 9780140568707
Publisher Puffin UK, 2002
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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Angelina, star of the show
Angelina is thrilled to be travelling to the Mouseland Dance Festival on her grandparent's canal boat. She wants to practise her new dance all the way there so that she can be the star of the show but her grandparents need all hands on deck.
ISBN 9780140569759
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2004
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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Angry Arthur
A boy called Arthur wanted to stay up and watch television but his mother wouldn't let him. Arthur decided to get angry, very, very angry. All the stages of a tantrum are captured in this picture book as Arthur wreaks havoc, causing lightning to strike and wind to blow.
ISBN 9780099196617
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1993
Oram, Hiawyn & Kitamura, Satoshi
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Angry cookie
Cookie has woken up on the wrong side of the bed and is very angry. You want to know why? Well, you'd have to keep reading to find out, but now Cookie's calling you annoying and telling you to mind your own business. If by chance you do stick around, you might hear about a certain roommate's terrible musical skills, why you should never let your barber try out a "new look," how it's impossible to find a hat that fits a cookie, and why an ice-cream parlor that's out of your favorite treat can be a source of desolation. Then there's the matter of a hungry bird who tries to snack on you... Propelled by quirky humor and woes that every young child can relate to, Angry Cookie suggests that sometimes the best way to cheer up a grumpy lump is simply by being there -- and lending your ears.
ISBN 9781406383089
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Dockrill, Laura & Karipidou, Maria (ill)
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Animalphabet
With eye-catching artwork and an exotic array of animals to marvel over, this is a gorgeous book to treasure - can you guess who has more legs than a butterfly? And who is wrinklier than a hedgehog?
ISBN 9781509801633
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2018
Donaldson, Julia & King-Chai, Sharon (ill)
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Animals of Farmer Jones, The
It's suppertime on the farm and all the animals are hungry. But, Farmer Jones is nowhere to be found.
ISBN 9780375827181
Publisher Golden Books Publishing, 2004
Scarry, Richard
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Annabel's dance
Annabel is no ordinary sheep. She's wiggly and jiggly, loud noises hurt her ears and, no matter how hard she tries, she just can't fit in with the mob. And, she definitely does not want to be shorn. Until one day, her super sensitive style brings her unexpected attention.
ISBN 9781925139358
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Jackson Hill, Diane & Bury, Lois (ill)
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Annie Rose is my little sister
Annie Rose is a typical baby sister. Her big brother, Alfie, tells us all about Annie Rose. His love shines through even when Annie Rose is very annoying.
ISBN 9780099408567
Publisher Red Fox, 2003
Hughes, Shirley
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Annie to the rescue
Annie is very brave so when Callisto becomes stuck in a tree Annie attempts to rescue her but ends up needing to be rescued herself.
ISBN 9780670070817
Publisher Penguin, 2007
Niland, Deborah
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Annie's chair
Annie doesn't allow anyone else to sit in her chair. When Benny curls up on the chair and refuses to move, Annie faces a dilemma.
ISBN 9780670042494
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2005
Niland, Deborah
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Anno's counting book
Counting through the seasons with beautiful, double-page illustrations. A perfect book to share.
ISBN 9780064431231
Publisher HarperTrophy, 1977
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Anno, Mitsumasa
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623309
Another book about bears
Bears are tired. Sick and tired. And just when they are in the middle of something really good like sleeping, snoozing or napping, too many storybooks mean they have to stop what they are doing, that is, sleeping, and get up and be part of a story. Every story. Well, the bears have had enough. They are going on strike. This hilarious book looks at some alternatives for all the parts bears play in stories. But what sort of animal could be... just right?
ISBN 9781742991931
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Bunting, Laura & Philip, Bunting (ill)
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Another important book
All the things that children can do, as they grow and learn between the ages of one to six, are celebrated in poetry.
ISBN 9780064437851
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1999
Wise Brown, Margaret & Raschka, Chris
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Ant and the big bad bully goat, The
When Bully Goat takes over Badger's house, Badger needs help to move him out. He asks his biggest and bravest friends for help but they all make excuses. Finally, help arrives from an unexpected quarter and Badger realises that size isn't everything.
ISBN 9781846430794
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Fusek Peters, Andrew & Wadham, Anna (ill)
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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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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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22012
Apollo
Apollo the Powerful Owl decides to change his diet, but when he does his tummy growls and grumbles and rumbles and tumbles, and he feels sick and weak. Wilfred the Wise Old Owl gives him some sensible advice.
ISBN 9781921928284
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Winch, Gordon & Pym, Stephen (ill)
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Applesauce and the Christmas miracle
Applesauce, the pig, learns the true meaning of Christmas coming from the heart. The Shepherd family from up the road and all the aunts bearing gifts arrive at the shed dwelling of Joe and Marigold, who have lost their home in a bushfire. This story parallels the biblical story of the first Christmas.
ISBN 9780733322495
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Millard, Glenda & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Arabella and the magic pencil
Arabella is a beloved only child who has everything a little girl could want. That is, until her brother, Avery, the master of mayhem, comes along. While she certainly loves him, she finds that it's sometimes very hard to like him. So she spends her days creating marvellous, magnificent things with her magic pencil, and trying to ignore him. But when he spoils her perfectly proper tea party, she decides drastic action is required and she erases him from her life. Oops! But things aren't the same without him... can she get him back?
ISBN 9781925820010
Publisher EK Books, 2019
Ward, Stephanie & Hyde, Shaney (ill)
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Aranea
Aranea is a patient little spider who leads a determined struggle to reach safety and survive. She continually searches for a haven where she can rebuild her web.
ISBN 9780140502749
Publisher Puffin UK, 1979
Wagner, Jenny & Brooks, Ron (ill)
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Archie and the Bear
Archie has something to say, but no one is listening. So Archie leaves home... and discovers someone else with something to say. And because they both know how that feels, they both listen.This is a quirky story about being who you are (even when you're not).
ISBN 9781760127510
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
Louise, Zanni & Mackintosh, David (ill)
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Are these Hen's eggs?
A charming story of friendship and hope. When a careful hen is counting the days until her eggs hatch. A wild storm comes and Hen must look for her eggs. Her friends help but are these Hen's eggs?
ISBN 9781760523497
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2020
Booth, Christina
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Are these your glasses?
Sergio is a penguin who lives with his father in a small house by the ocean. At school, he doesn't have many friends, because he is different to the other children. With his father as a guide, he learns some valuable lessons as he grows up. These lessons help him to show great determination and strength as he tries to find true friendship.
ISBN 9781876138462
Publisher Padmelon Press, 2016
McCormack, Gavin & Cooper, Jennifer (ill)
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Are we there yet
Let's face it, everyone knows that car rides can be boring. And, when things get boring, time slows down. On a trip to his grandma's house, a young boy feels time slowing down so much that it starts going backwards, into the time of pirates, princesses and dinosaurs.
ISBN 9780316199995
Publisher Lothian Books, 2016
Santat, Dan
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Are you my bottom?
Something is missing. I'm not sure what. Oh dear; I know it. I've lost my BOT! When I went to sleep, it was definitely here. But today, I wake up and I have NO REAR! Small Panda has lost his bottom. It was there when he went to sleep but now it has disappeared. He searches high and low, and finds stripy bums, pink butts, feathery derrieres. 'Are you my bottom?' he asks, but none of these bottoms are his. Finally, he spots a furry bum which just has to be his - but the answer is surprising!
ISBN 9781760631642
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Temple, Kate & Temple, Jol & Ghosh, Ronojoy (ill)
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Are you my mother
A very simple story about a baby bird's search for his mother. He asks everyone and everything he meets the same question.
ISBN 9780001713222
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1982
Eastman, P D
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Argh! There's a skeleton inside you
Quog and Oort are on their way to Kevin's birthday party. Unfortunately, their spaceship has crashed. Pick up this book to lend them a hand!
ISBN 9781760631635
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Ben-Barak, Idan & Frost, Julian (ill)
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Argus
Sally's class is doing a science project. When Mrs Henshaw hands out the eggs for hatching, Sally knows that hers looks different. When the egg cracks, something green and scaly with big yellow eyes emerges. Argus isn't like the other chicks.
ISBN 9781406331370
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Knudsen, Michelle & Wesson, Andrea (ill)
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Around the house the fox chased the mouse
The fox is after the mouse. The mouse is running for its life - around and through and under and all over the place. Suspenseful story with a happy ending.
ISBN 9781423600060
Publisher Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2006
Walton, Rick & Bradshaw, Jim (ill)
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Art Garden, The
Sadie wants to be a painter, just like her best friend Tom. She loves playing with colour and finding patterns in unusual places. But whenever Sadie picks up a paint brush she makes a big mess. It is not until Sadie takes a look at the things from a different perspective that she makes a big discovery about herself and her own creativity.
ISBN 9781925335590
Publisher EK Books, 2017
Harrison, Penny & Pratley, Penelope
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Art of words, The
Words are everywhere! Come on this lively adventure to learn more about how they can be shortened, extended, and even switched around. Meet ugly words, colourful words, and words that just need a friend.
ISBN 9781925820843
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2021
Vescio, Robert & Bartel, Joanna (ill)
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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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Arthur and the true Francine
Francine and Muffy are good friends until Muffy lets Francine take the blame for cheating on a test.
ISBN 9780316109499
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1996
Brown, Marc
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Arthur babysits
Arthur is tricked by his sister into babysitting for the notorious Tibble twins. After a shaky beginning, Arthur uses one of his sister's check-up calls to turn the tables and take charge. Cartoon illustrations full of amusing details.
ISBN 9781863888783
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Brown, Marc
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Arthur goes to camp
With a cabin full of frogs, Arthur can't wait to leave summer camp. He runs away during the big scavenger hunt. But his friend's need Arthur's help to win against a rival camp. Where did Arthur go?
ISBN 9780316110587
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1984
Brown, Marc
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Arthur lost and found
Arthur and Buster take the bus for the first time to go to Arthur's swimming lesson. During the ride, they are so busy talking, reading and sleeping that they miss their stop and find themselves on the other side of town.
ISBN 9780316108249
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Brown, Marc
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Arthur meets the president
Arthur's essay wins a contest and he has to read it to the President in a special ceremony at the White House.
ISBN 9780439227643
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1991
Brown, Marc
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Arthur tells a story
D.W. is bored and wants Arthur to entertain her, but Arthur would rather do something else. He gives her excuses that lead to the top of a volcano, through the jungle, across the ocean, and to the White House, making it Arthur's best story ever!
ISBN 9780316733960
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2005
Brown, Marc
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Arthur turns green
Arthur comes home from school and begins sneaking around the house, taking notes and talking about a Big Green Machine. D.W. is suspicious of her brother's weird behavior, but when Arthur shows up late for dinner with green hands, she really gets the creeps! But it turns house Arthur is making a poster listing all the ways to save energy at home--and go green!
ISBN 9780316129244
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2011
Brown, Marc
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Arthur writes a story
Arthur wonders what he will write when Mr Ratburn gives a creative writing assignment to the class. He decides he needs to have some new angles. With each new angle, Arthur's story takes one more hilarious step away from his original idea.
ISBN 9781863888837
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Brown, Marc
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47013
Arthur's April Fool
This is a read along and fun filled package. Millions of fans agree: Arthur's hilarious adventures speak right to the heart of children everywhere.
ISBN 9780316111812
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1982
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's baby
He's been on the scene in your stores and selling in big numbers for almost twenty-five years: Arthur, the bestselling aardvark. Now his Emmy award-winning, number-one rated children's TV show, Arthur, has catapulted his book sales to new heights. Arthur has sold in the past, continues to sell in record numbers in the present, and Now Little, Brown offers a fantastic promotion to make sure Arthur and D.W. will be star performers this fall and always. The promotion features an eye-catching display, extensive print and television advertising, and lots of prizes for booksellers and customers, too.
ISBN 9780316110075
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1990
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's birthday
Arthur can't wait to hand out his birthday party invitations. But it turns out Muffy is having her party on the exact same day! All of his friends are split between the two parties, so Arthur and Francine hatch a clever scheme to make sure Arthur and Muffy have the best birthdays yet!
ISBN 9780316110747
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1991
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's Christmas
Christmas is only days away and Arthur can't find the perfect gift to give Santa! Finally, he has an idea and with a little help from his sister, Christmas will be a success!
ISBN 9780316111805
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1984
Brown, Marc
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10085
Arthur's eyes
None of Arthur's friends wear glasses and his classmates tease him! But when he stops wearing them, he gets in all kinds of trouble. Maybe four eyes really are better than two.
ISBN 9780316110693
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1979
Brown, Marc
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116229
Arthur's family vacation
Arthur is unhappy about going on vacation with his family, but he shows them how to make the best of a bad situation when they end up stuck in a motel because of rain.
ISBN 9780316113120
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1993
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's first sleepover
D.W. provides excitement to Arthur's campout with his friends by appearing as an alien
ISBN 9780316059565
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1994
Brown, Marc
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116232
Arthur's new puppy
Arthur is overjoyed when he brings home his new puppy, Pal. But when Arthur forgets to close Pal's gate, the puppy goes wild! It's a good thing Arthur has some training tricks up his sleeve!
ISBN 9780316109215
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1993
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's nose
Unhappy with his nose, Arthur visits the rhinologist to get a new one.
ISBN 9780316110709
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1986
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's pet business
Arthur's determination to prove he is responsible enough to have a puppy brings him a menagerie of animals to care for.
ISBN 9780316112628
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1990
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's teacher trouble
On the first day of school Arthur discovers he's got the toughest teacher in the third grade! The pressure is on to study hard for the all-school Spellathon. Can Arthur beat last year's champion speller? Or will he let Mr. Ratburn d-o-w-n?
ISBN 9780316111867
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1989
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's Thanksgiving
Arthur has been picked to direct his school's Thanksgiving play -- and cast the roles. But all his friends want to be star, and no one wants to play the Turkey! What will Arthur do?
ISBN 9780316112321
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1984
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's tooth
Arthur's whole class has started losing their teeth-but not Arthur. His loose tooth wiggles but won't come out. Everyone seems to think they have the best solution. But none of their ideas work! Will he be stuck with his tooth forever?
ISBN 9780316112468
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1985
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's TV trouble
When Arthur sees the advertisement for the amazing doggy Treat Timer, he knows it's the perfect gift for Pal. He sets out to earn the money to buy it, daydreaming of riches and of Pal's reaction when he sees the Treat Timer for the first time. Everything seems to be working out, too -- until a big gust of wind nearly blows Arthur's dreams of luxury away!
ISBN 9780316110471
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's underwear
Arthur is having nightmares about showing up to school in his underwear! So he tries all sorts of tricks to stay awake. If he stops sleeping, the bad dreams will stop too... right?
ISBN 9780316106191
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1999
Brown, Marc
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Arthur's valentine
It's almost Valentine's Day, and Arthur can't crack the case on who his secret admirer is. Could it be Fern, or maybe even Sue Ellen? Or is it just Buster playing pranks? Will Arthur solve the mystery, or will he be left holding a broken heart?
ISBN 9780316111874
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1980
Brown, Marc
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Arthur, it's only rock'n'roll
Based on the primetime PBS television special coming this fall, this tie-in book finds Arthur yearning to join a rock band started by Francine. But Arthur doesn't make it through the auditions and Francine chooses Molly, Binky, Fern, and Mrs. MacGrady instead. Then the Backstreet Boys come to Elwood City and change "everything!." Full color.
ISBN 9780316118545
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2002
Brown, Marc
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Artist, The
"The Artist likes to paint one picture before breakfast. When the world is quiet." This story is a celebration of childhood freedom, creativity, and nature. It encourages readers to embrace their inner artist and see the details of their environment. This is such a respectful way to honour children's interest in their artwork and to validate the time they devote to developing their skills.
ISBN 9780648397380
Publisher Berbay Publishing, 2020
Binks, Alison
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As big as you
Claude is a large elephant. Finlay is a small one. Claude can trumpet so loudly, the earth shakes. Finlay can only squeak and spurt tiny fountains with his trunk. He wants to be as big as Claude.
ISBN 9781743629697
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Acton, Sara
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Ash dresses her friends
Ash is feeling lonely. She wishes she had someone to play with. Then a sad elephant comes along and Ash has an idea that will cheer him up. Soon she is sharing her idea with lots of animals in the forest. A warm-hearted story about sharing with others.
ISBN 9781925594027
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Wenzheng, Fu
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Ask Hercules Quick
The box of magic tricks in the shop window was expensive and Hercules Quick did not have enough money in his piggy bank to buy it. What he needed was a job. Hercules certainly had plenty of neighbours who needed his help from babysitting to singing and even finding lost ping pong balls. He even got a bonus in the form of a tadpole named Sylvie. Despite all of his hard work, Hercules still did not have enough money but he realised that real magic doesn't need to come out of a box of magic tricks!
ISBN 9781760296827
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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20732
Astonishing animal ABC
Meet all sorts of animals through the alphabet. There's arty aardvark, outraged owl, snoozy sloth and many, many more.
ISBN 9781862338111
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2011
Fuge, Charles
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At my family table
We come to the family table, to eat, to talk, to share. We come to the family table, to enjoy delicious fare. Who is at your table?
ISBN 9780648100003
Publisher Little People Nutrition, 2017
dos Santos, Mandy & Ho, Kancy (ill)
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At the vet
An eventful trip to the vet turns out to be lots of fun, especially if you like baby kittens.
ISBN 9780734407313
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Lamb, Ann
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750992
Aunty's wedding
Everyone on the island is getting ready for Aunty's wedding. Maningawu puts on her best hat and I can wear a wurrijinga in my hair. Lucky! We all dress up, but I still don't understand. Why do people have a wedding?
ISBN 9781760524838
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2020
Tapsell, Miranda & Tyler, Joshua & Fry, Samantha (ill)
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13301
Aussie Year, An
We're Zoe, Kirra, Matilda, Lily and Ned - five little Aussies ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of Australian kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and famous Aussie sites. Come join us on an Australian childhood adventure!
ISBN 9781921966248
Series Twelve months in the life of kids series (1 of 7)
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2016
McCartney, Tania & Snerling, Tina (ill)
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Ava's spectacular spectacles
Ava hates wearing her new glasses. But what if Little Red Riding Hood had just put on a pair of glasses? Or Little Bo-Peep? Or poor old Humpty Dumpty? Maybe Ava will see how spectacular her spectacles are after all.
ISBN 9781925059984
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Rex, Alice & Perrini, Angela (ill)
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Avocado baby
The Hargraves baby is born into a very weak family but grows super strong, once its mother begins feeding it mashed avocado.
ISBN 9780099200611
Publisher Red Fox, 2000
Burningham, John
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Ayu and the perfect moon
In Bali, an old woman, Ayu, tells a story to three little girls. When she was a young girl, Ayu moved her feet as she performed the traditional Balinese dance, the Legong, as the full moon rose over the palms.
ISBN 9781921720222
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Cox, David
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638755
Baa baa blue sheep
Baa baa blue sheep, have you any wool? Yes, sir, yes sir, nine bags full! The master and dame want ALL the wool! Blue! Orange! Green! Red! But can the little boy who lives down the lane convince them to share?
ISBN 9781760666446
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
Wilson, Tony & Wood, Laura (ill)
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12307
Babs the baby and Fog the dog
Every day, mum, Babs the baby and Fog the dog go for a walk. One day, Fog the dog sits on his bottom and won't move. The others don't know what to do.
ISBN 9781876288372
Publisher Working Title Press, 2003
Wild, Margaret
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Baby
One day, baby elephant will be big and strong but for now she has much to learn from her loving family.
ISBN 9781876288112
Publisher Working Title Press, 2001
Cox, Tania & James, Ann (ill)
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Baby animal book, The
What do you call a baby penguin? Or a baby owl? Or a baby platypus? Come along on an illustrated journey through the animal kingdom with Tasmanian artist Jennifer Cossins and find out! A CBCA Notable book.
ISBN 9780734418159
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2017
Cossins, Jennifer
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Baby band
On a normal day, a baby creates mayhem in an apartment block. Look how he transforms an apartment block into a vibrant community.
ISBN 9781925059779
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Jackson Hill, Diane & Poli, Giuseppe (ill)
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Baby bear goes camping
Baby Bear goes on his first camping trip with his parents. He enjoys himself during the day and makes some new animal friends, but he is scared when night falls. Some discoveries lead him to have his best sleep ever.
ISBN 9780734401793
Publisher Lothian Books, 2001
Broekstra, Lorette
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Baby bear goes to the park
Papa Bear takes Baby Bear to the park where he feeds the ducks, flies a kite and meets a helpful caterpillar when his kite gets caught in a tree. When Baby Bear next returns to the park to play, it is a very windy day. So windy that Baby Bear flies way up in the air over the whole town hanging onto his kite.
ISBN 9780734404626
Publisher Lothian Books, 2003
Broekstra, Lorette
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52270
Baby bird's blankie
Baby bird loves his blankie. He finds it is not only a comfort but also fun to play with, particularly when it's time to go to sleep.
ISBN 9781876288877
Publisher Working Title Press, 2008
Wild, Margaret & Perkins, Gwyn (ill)
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12308
Baby Boomsticks
In a teeny-tiny village, a teeny-tiny mum and a teeny-tiny dad have an enormous baby. They call him Baby Boomsticks. Everyone is scared of him so Baby Boomsticks has to play all by himself.
ISBN 9780733307409
Publisher ABC Books, 2003
Wild, Margaret & Legge David (ill)
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45738
Baby brains and robomum
A very smart baby is born who prefers working on the computer and playing with his chemistry set instead of toys. When Baby Brains invents the ultimate home help, RoboMum, the household is transformed. But, this is a robot to reckon with and the family is in for a big surprise.
ISBN 9781406313383
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
James, Simon
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86932
Baby brains: the smartest baby in the whole world
This new baby is very smart. He reads the newspaper, mends the car and works as a doctor at the hospital. Everyone wants to meet the extraordinary Baby Brains.
ISBN 9781844285228
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
James, Simon
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575720
Baby goes to market
Market is very crowded. Mama is busy shopping. Baby is busy, too! Can you count all the tasty treats Baby collects and eats along the way?
ISBN 9781406365160
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Atinuke & Brooksbank, Angela (ill)
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Baby in the hat, The: An early romance
The hero catches a baby, who has fallen from an upstairs window, in his hat. The young hero goes to sea and becomes a famous captain. Many years later, when he walks up the street where he had caught the baby, he looks up and sees a beautiful woman in the same upstairs window.
ISBN 9780744581362
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Ahlberg, Allan & Amstutz, Andre (ill)
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12109
Baby sister for Frances
Frances is so jealous of her new baby sister and all the attention being given to her that she runs away. But not too far so she can hear if she is being missed.
ISBN 9780099432432
Series Frances series (2 of 7)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Hoban, Russell
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Baby tawnies
As darkness falls, two tawny frogmouths fly into the forest to find food. Far above the ground, Reggie and Lyla are left alone. But, the little tawnies don't plan to stay in the nest.
ISBN 9781742755762
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Paulson, Judy
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Baby that roared, The
Mr and Mrs Deer would love to have a baby. One day, their wish comes true when they find a little bundle on their doorstep. But, the baby keeps on roaring. So, they ask for advice from family and friends, who send them off to fetch what they think the baby needs. But, it's very peculiar because each time Mr and Mrs Deer come back from their errands, someone has gone missing.
ISBN 9780857630186
Publisher Nosy Crow Ltd, 2012
Puttock, Simon & Shireen, Nadia (ill)
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12186
Baby who wouldn't go to bed, The
A little boy won't go to bed. At first, it's fun staying up but gradually the drowsy world nods off all around him. He thinks he is awake alone but someone else is still awake too.
ISBN 9780552528382
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1997
Cooper, Helen
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23029
Baby wombat's week
Baby wombats sleep. They eat. They get bored. On Wednesday, baby wombat's mother, Mothball, decides they need a bigger hole and the search begins.
ISBN 9780732286958
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2009
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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567897
Backyard
White gum rustle, tawny frog mouths still as wood, dragonflies swoop. Banjo frog calls the secret - watch the world carefully, your backyard is home to animals other than you! A child stands on her back step at dusk and surveys her backyard. The backyard is teeming with life - birds, possum, native rat, bats, insects and bugs.
ISBN 9781925381177
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2018
Braxton-Smith, Ananda & Newcomb, Lizzy (ill)
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660637
Backyard birds
What colourful birds are in our backyards? From laughing kookaburras and prancing mudlarks to dancing willy wagtails and hungry galahs, this picture book is a vibrant adventure discovering the native birds around us.
ISBN 9781925816563
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2020
Milroy, Helen
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751185
Backyard bugs
There are lots of bugs in our backyards and sometimes we might forget to have a closer look to see and hear what they are doing. Take a closer look at these backyard bugs.
ISBN 9781760990282
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2021
Milroy, Helen
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87399
Bad-tempered ladybird, The
A bad-tempered ladybird is not prepared to share her meal of aphids with anyone.
ISBN 9780140503982
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1976
Carle, Eric
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587698
Bailey beats the blah
Bailey hates his new school. His tummy aches. He has no friends. His dog Fuzzy slobbers all over him. BLAH! How can Bailey change his BLAH to HA-HA-HA?
ISBN 9780987274045
Publisher Digital Future Press, 2018
Tyrrell, Karen & Pocock, Aaron (ill)
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28672
Baking with Dad
Today we are baking a cake with Dad. We have everything we need, including the most important ingredient of all- Dad himself.
ISBN 9781846437540
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2016
Cacciapuoti, Aurora
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Ball for Daisy, A
If you've ever had one of your favourite toys broken, then you will be able to relate to Daisy's anguish when her favourite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. Wordless picture book.
ISBN 9780375858611
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2011
Raschka, Chris
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751048
Bandits
Fern lives in a colourless city and has only ever seen pictures of trees in books. When a pair of bandits arrive and steals from the rubbish Fern decides to follow them back to their home. She discovers friendship and a world full of colours and a future she can believe in.
ISBN 9780734419675
Publisher Lothian Books, 2020
D'anthes, Sha'an
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1888
Bang
Crocodiles and giraffes, driving lots of cars, go bang.
ISBN 9781877579172
Publisher Gecko Press, 2013
Timmers, Leo
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1184
Banjo and Ruby Red
Banjo is a hard-working farm dog and Ruby Red is a haughty chicken, and they never see eye to eye. Can they ever be friends.
ISBN 9781921541087
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2013
Gleeson, Libby & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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4499
Barefoot book of children, The
You are a part of the world, and you are a world all your own.
ISBN 9781782852964
Publisher Barefoot books, 2016
Strickland, Tessa & DePalma, Kate & Dean, David (ill)
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569131
Barney
Barney loves cat food. Barney loves greens. Barney loves bacon and biscuits and beans.
ISBN 9781742996226
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Jinks, Catherine & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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18394
Bartholomew and the bug
Bartholomew is a bear up in the mountains who admires the city lights far below. He meets a bug who desperately needs the lights so Bartholomew sets out to take his friend there.
ISBN 9780340873298
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Layton, Neal
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787
Bath monster
Bath time is fun until the plug is pulled and the monster comes out. But, monsters can become your friend.
ISBN 9780733612848
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2001
Danalis, John
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4893
Bats at the library
A window has been left open at the library and this is an irresistible invitation for a colony of bats. Once inside, older bats look for favourite books, while younger ones explore and play. Storytime settles everyone down and transports them into the tales, filled with bat characters playing new roles.
ISBN 9780864618160
Publisher Koala Books, 2009
Lies, Brian
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696521
Battle, The
Edward is anxious about starting knight school. It's sure to be terrifying with all those ogres and dragons about. So he puts on his armour and prepares for battle. But ... what if he has more in common with those ogres and dragons than he thought? Will Edward remove his armour to find out?
ISBN 9781925820409
Publisher EK Books, 2020
Kwok, Ashling & King, Cara (ill)
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8880
Batty
Batty is trying to find something he is really good at, in his home at the zoo. But hanging upside down means he can't always see the other animals' points of view.
ISBN 9781847801593
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Dyer, Sarah
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587896
Baz & Benz
What do you do when your best friend is...kind of annoying?
ISBN 9781760523688
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
McKinnon, Heidi
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35313
Be a friend
Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. When the class does show-and-tell, Dennis does show-and-mime. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to be a tree, But, being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship and how special he truly is.
ISBN 9781408869093
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Yoon, Salina
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2890
Be brave, Pink Piglet
Early one morning, Pink Piglet leaves his mother's side for the very first time. This timid little pig wants to become a brave explorer.
ISBN 9780734415929
Publisher Lothian Books, 2015
Cummings, Phil & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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61854
Be gentle
Bartholomew finds out that his new kitten doesn't enjoy his rough and tumble games quite as much as he does.
ISBN 9781406311877
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Miller, Virginia
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6155
Bea
Bea is a bird of unusual tastes as she likes to bake buns and dance to a disco beat while other birds are content to watch worms wriggle.
ISBN 9780702249617
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2013
Sharp, Christine
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36400
Bear and a tree, A
Ren knows that it's almost time for Bear's big sleep, but she needs just one more day with him. One day to explore the winter together, the last of the coloured leaves, the snow as it floats and swirls to the ground, the sun and the moon and the stars. One more day to play and dance and wonder.
ISBN 9780670075829
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2012
King, Stephen Michael
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12034
Bear and Chook
Adventurous Bear and practical Chook are very different yet they are good friends. They spend a day together, dreaming and acting out what jobs they think they'd like to have when they grow up.
ISBN 9780733611414
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Shanahan, Lisa & Quay, Emma (ill)
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Bear hunt
A white bear has a magic pencil which he uses cleverly to draw ways to help him escape from hunters.
ISBN 9780140553567
Publisher Penguin, 1994
Browne, Anthony
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751031
Bear in space
Bear is different from the other bears. Bear is fascinated with space and dreams of going into space. None of the other bears share his interest, which makes him feel a little lonely. Until something extraordinary happens. This is a story about finding friendship in the most unusual places.
ISBN 9781760651510
Publisher Walker Books, 2020
Abela, Deborah & Crosby-Fairall, Marjorie (ill)
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669531
Bear was there
Love is the first thing Mouse feels snug in his mother's fur. Then along comes Bear! Mouse is frightened, but what if bear is not as scary as he seems.....
ISBN 9781925594935
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2020
Garland, Sally Anne
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15404
Bear went over the mountain, The
A version of an old song which is ideal for the beginning reader.
ISBN 9780099439172
Publisher Red Fox, 2002
Prater, John
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5650
Bear who went boo, The
At the top of the world, surrounded by snow and ice, lives a very cheeky polar bear cub who loves to scare the animals. But, this little bear doesn't always know when to stop.
ISBN 9780008149536
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Walliams, David & Ross, Tony (ill)
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9629
Bear's lunch, The
When Wendy and Oliver decide to have a picnic in the woods, they are surprised by a great, big, growly bear. See what happens when Oliver and Wendy growl back.
ISBN 9780140562415
Publisher Penguin, 1998
Allen, Pamela
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7692
Bears don't read
George isn't happy doing the usual bear things like chatting and fishing. But, he doesn't know what else there is until, one day, he finds a book beneath a tree. More than anything, he wants to learn to read. But, arriving in town, George soon discovers that it's not easy to be a bear at school. If only he could find someone to teach him the alphabet and change his life forever.
ISBN 9780007425198
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Chichester Clark, Emma
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751158
Bears don't wear shoes
Suzy's family has moved house and everyone is just too busy to play with her. Eager for someone to play with, Suzy decides to advertise. When Bear shows up he seems perfect for the job, until he refuses to wear shoes. Suzy loves shoes. So can Suzy and Bear still be best of friends if Bear absolutely refuses to wear them?
ISBN 9781922326096
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2020
Davey, Sharon
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71789
Bears' holiday, The
The Bear family's vacation at the seashore is frequently punctuated by Papa Bear's urgent warnings to his son about the need for safety and commonsense while at the beach. Luckily, Small Bear is on hand to rescue his father from disaster with each new incident.
ISBN 9780001713307
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1982
Berenstain, Stan & Jan
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23596
Beautiful colours
This book is best the first time you read it. Enjoy the insight of a child in a colourful family. Beautiful, funny and inspiring, with vibrant illustrations.
ISBN 9781863340885
Publisher Black Ink Press, 2010
Raveneau, Tina & Neilson-Kelly, Julie
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751143
Beauty
Mrs Lee lives next door, all alone. She hates our Beauty Leaf Tree. Mrs Lee does not realise how we are connected to each other. The trees, the animals and the whole animal world. We are all connected. 'Beauty' celebrates one girl's discovery of the many relationships in nature that bind and nurture us all.
ISBN 9781922081810
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2019
Kendell,, Sandra
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1602
Beauty and the beast
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846431142
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Stockham, Jess (ill)
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2571
Bed tails
There are two in the bed. Mum and Dad are slumbering, snoring, rumbling, tucked up cosily and peacefully in bed. Then, a scary storm outside brings everyone, one by one, into Mum and Dad's bed. I wonder if anyone will ever get a good night's sleep.
ISBN 9780670073368
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Costain, Meredith & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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693088
Bedtime, daddy!
Have you ever tried to get your daddy to go to bed? You will learn to wrestle your daddy into his pyjamas, read just one more bedtime story, listen to endless excuses and frighten away monsters with monster spray until finally ... you manage to get your daddy into bed!
ISBN 9781925820386
Publisher EK Books, 2020
Giltrow, Sharon & Dreiling, Katrin (ill)
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21038
Bee & me
A little girl befriends a bee, which takes her on a journey of discovery. A wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781910646052
Publisher Old Barn Books, 2016
Topics / Endangered species /
Jay, Alison
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20959
Being Agatha
Agatha has her dad's nose and her mum's ears. When her relatives get together, it's clear that Agatha doesn't quite fit in. And, when she starts kindergarten, Agatha realises just how different she is from everyone else. One day, her teacher tells the class that, like a snowflake, everyone is special in their own way. She asks each child to tell how they might be special but Agatha cannot think of a single reason, and she sneaks away to hide.
ISBN 9781760067267
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Pignataro, Anna
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9622
Belinda
Every day, Old Tom tends his vegetables while Mrs Farmer milks Belinda, the cow, so there is always plenty of milk, cream and butter. But, when Mrs Farmer goes away, Old Tom must catch Belinda and milk her himself.
ISBN 9780140544930
Publisher Penguin, 1998
Allen, Pamela
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5043
Belinda the ninja ballerina
Belinda doesn't want to be a ballerina, she wants to be a ninja. Perhaps, she can be both at the same time.
ISBN 9781925272048
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2015
Baker, Candida & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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4988
Bella's bad hair day
When Bella wakes up to find her hair in a huge, tangled mess, it is a problem of momentous proportions exacerbated when mum is totally preoccupied completing a painting surrounded by numerous pets. Dad is equally oblivious, engrossed in his rendition of Beethoven on their baby grand piano. So Bella needs to sort this calamity herself with various forms of hilarious camouflage.
ISBN 9781743313619
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
King, Stephen Michael
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4400
Benjamin Pillow in the Land of Nod
In Benjamin Pillow's dream, he rides through Nod's amazing dreamland. Follow him as he tries to rescue one of Nod's shining lights.
ISBN 9781921136016
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2006
Cooper, R P
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29840
Benny Bungarra's big bush clean-up
Benny Bungarra comes to the rescue when his friends are in danger from rubbish left by humans.
ISBN 9781925360882
Publisher Magabala Books, 2018
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin (ill)
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4789
Bertha and Bear
There's a storm brewing and the hive must find a new a home. With clouds filling the sky and thunder growling, Bertha bravely rises to the occasion...until she meets Bear that is!
ISBN 9780702254062
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2017
Sharp, Christine
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1072
Bertie
When Bertie is grumpy, everyone is grumpy - the queen, the baby, the maid, the king and the little dog. What would happen if Bertie was happy.
ISBN 9780670076956
Publisher Penguin, 2013
Allen, Pamela
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8325
Bertie and the bear
A beautifully simple story of Bertie and the bear and a wonderful excuse for children to join in the noise-making.
ISBN 9780140509724
Publisher Penguin, 1989
Allen, Pamela
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5719
Best bear
A worn-out bear is the most special thing in this little boy's life. With best bear in his arms, he can face the whole world and even the dark.
ISBN 9781862336667
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2008
Dodd, Emma
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22963
Best friend is a goldfish, My
After arguing with his best friend about which game to play, a boy decides its time to find a new best friend. So he tries to become friends with his dog, his cat, and his goldfish. He learns to eat on the floor with his dog, take naps with his cat, and watch the world from underwater with his goldfish.
ISBN 9781512426014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group, 2018
Lee, Mark & Jevons, Chris (ill)
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1071
Between the pages
Two boys become so engrossed in the animal book they are reading that they become part of the story, encountering adventures and challenges which can only be escaped by the turning the page. Escaping from a python's nest only to meet even more fearsome crocodiles, angry emus and hordes of redback spiders.
ISBN 9781921928444
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2013
van Loon, Joan & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
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6069
Beware the deep dark forest
Beware the deep, dark forest! You should never, ever go in there... Rosie has always followed this rule until the day her pup Tinky goes missing in the woods. So Rosie decides to trek into this dangerous, muddy place. But there are many obstacles along the way -- including a huge grey wolf, a scary ravine and a ferocious troll!
ISBN 9781742032344
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Whiting, Sue & White, Annie (ill)
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647178
Beyond the fence
Piggy lives in a large house with Thomas. Thomas knows exactly what Piggy needs. But a chance meeting with a wild pig changes everything, and Piggy finds out what lies outside the four walls, beyond the fence.
ISBN 9781846439308
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2017
Gulemetova, Maria
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9926
Bicycle, The
In 2008, the author, Colin Thompson, visited Cambodia with Save the Children. Struck by the way the humble bicycle is central to so many people lives, he was inspired to create this picture book. It features the illustrations of fourteen internationally acclaimed artists, and conveys the worth and promise of something as simple as a bicycle.
ISBN 9780733329876
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Thompson, Colin & Blake, Quentin (ill)
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3900
Biddy's fishing-line
The river is running and a girl's long journey to school through the bush is full of possibilities.
ISBN 9781863340120
Publisher Black Ink Press, 2006
Priman, Bridget & Paul, Robbie (ill)
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38586
Big and little
Shipley and Gwendoline are friends. They are given beautiful presents for their birthdays but one is too big and one is too small. In the end, they are able to work it all out in a not surprising way as they exchange gifts.
ISBN 9781741661170
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Rawlins, Donna
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780
Big and me
Big and Small are two machines working together on building projects. But, Big starts to malfunction by driving into the water, thinking he is a boat, and picking Small up because he thinks the other machines want to hurt Small. Small turns to the boss and mechanic, who find that Big's computer is getting mixed up. They help Big to get better and offer support to Small.
ISBN 9781876462697
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2008
Miller, David
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848
Big bad Bruce
Bruce roars around on his Harley and appears to be a fearsome and lawless bikie. Maybe, Bruce isn't quite what his image appears to be.
ISBN 9780864617712
Publisher Koala Books, 2007
Bates, Dianne & Johns, Cheryll (ill)
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31761
Big bad cold, The
Clifford and his pals are sad that Emily Elizabeth is in bed with a bad cold. They want to make her feel better, so they go out in search for a card, a balloon and flowers.
ISBN 9780439389891
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Mills, J. Elizabeth
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8551
Big ball of string, The
A small boy wants to play soccer. He doesn't have a ball so he uses a big ball of string. He has a wonderful time kicking it around the park and along the street but by the time he gets home, his ball has disappeared.
ISBN 9781741146158
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Mueller, Ross & Smith, Craig (ill)
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15061
Big brother, little brother
When little brother cries and shouts, big brother knows why. But sibling rivalry often gets in the way. When big brother is upset, he finds out what little brother will do.
ISBN 9780744569537
Publisher Walker Books, 1999
Dale, Penny
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857
Big dog
Jen is scared of the big dog down the street. She and her big brother decide to confront the dog in a lion's costume. But they don't know what the dog will do.
ISBN 9781863888479
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Gleeson, Libby & Greder, Armin (ill)
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18036
Big earth, little me
A book to help the very young find out what they can do for the Earth. The simple flap book shows how to make the whole world a better place by doing little things in local places. Printed with organic soy-based ink.
ISBN 9780545092258
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Wiley, Thom
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7616
Big eyes, scary voice
At sunset, shadows lengthen and a walk through the dappled light in the park can trigger a sense of fear. Mum is with Tania and Josh as they search for the source of the scary sounds and large glittering eyes.
ISBN 9781870516884
Publisher Tamarind Books, 2008
Wignell, Edel & Pearce, Carl (ill)
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20745
Big guy took my ball, A
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Piggie is devastated when a big guy takes her ball. Gerald is big too but he wonders if he is big enough to help his best friend.
ISBN 9781423174912
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Hyperion Books, 2013
Willems, Mo
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112574
Big leaf pile, The
Clifford, Cleo, and T-Bone are having fun gathering leaves into piles. When T-Bone has to leave, Clifford and Cleo offer to watch his pile until he returns. The temptation to jump into the pile is too great.
ISBN 9780439213578
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
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12303
Big Nuisance
Life in Sleepy Village is very slow and nothing's changed for a long, long time, until the meddlesome giant Big Nuisance comes to stay and starts a whole lot of trouble.
ISBN 9781740518765
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Morimoto, Junko
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720958
Big old rambutan tree, The
From the flames of the burning rainforest, an extraordinary bond of friendship ignites between a savage tiger and a gentle orang-utan, as they both struggle to survive in their fast diminishing habitat.
ISBN 9780648256373
Publisher Little Pink Dog Books, 2020
Creamer, Kathy
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1639
Big pet day
Today is pet day in Lily's class. All the kids bring in their pets - hermit crabs, parrots, mice, puppies, ferrets and ducks - but Lily brings her dragon. Class smarty-pants Courtney says to Lily that dragons are only in fairy tales so how could she have a dragon. However, when all the pets misbehave in the middle of the important pet parade, guess who saves the day.
ISBN 9780733620997
Publisher Lothian Books, 2014
Shanahan, Lisa & Gordon, Gus (ill)
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15871
Big red bath
Ben and Bella have a wonderful time splashing around in the bath with all their friends. Their bath-time adventure might be real or imagined but it certainly makes a big mess.
ISBN 9781843626053
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Jarman, Julia & Reynolds, Adrian (ill)
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72766
Big Red Hen and the little lost egg
Big Red Hen is very good at looking after everyone's babies. But, what she wants most of all is someone of her own to love. One morning, Big Red Hen finds an egg in the hay.
ISBN 9780670871919
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Wild, Margaret & Denton, Terry (ill)
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647152
Big red rock, The
When Bif finds a big red rock blocking his way, he decides it has to go. But how? Nothing he ties will move it. Bif's friend Bop knows some monsters who might be able to help. When none of their ingenious methods work, they all have to decide what to do next - with surprising results!
ISBN 9781786280022
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2017
Stockham, Jess
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42779
Big storm, The
The Dewdrop Babies are decorating the great hall with petals they've collected in the garden, but when Bluebell and the others get themselves into a huge mess with the sticky paste, they decide to go outside so the rain can wash them clean again, only to be caught in an enormous storm.
ISBN 9780552556521
Series Dewdrop series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
MacCarthy, Patricia
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10521
Big surprise for Little Card, A
In the world of cards, each one has a special job to do. Big Card keeps important papers in order. Tiny Card can be exchanged for a prize in an arcade and Round Card hangs out in a glamorous boutique. But, Little Card thinks he's really lucky. He's going to school to become a birthday card, with lots of singing, playing and eating cake. But, wait, there's been a mix-up. Little Card is going to be a library card instead, in a quiet place of books and rules and hushing.
ISBN 9781406367263
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Harper, Charise Mericle & Raff, Anna (ill)
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15291
Big ugly monster and the little stone rabbit, The
An endearing story about a big, ugly monster who was so ugly that all the animals and birds ran away, the trees lost their leaves, the blue sky turned to grey. No-one would talk to him and he felt lonely until one day, he had an idea.
ISBN 9780099455950
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2004
Wormell, Chris
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24709
Big yawn, The
It's night time at the zoo and all the animals are getting sleepy. First to yawn is the tiger, then the swans, the crocodiles and the giraffes until all the animals are very sleepy.
ISBN 9781877467196
Publisher Gecko Press, 2009
Spang, Monica & Bougaeva, Sonja (ill)
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982
Bilby moon
A delightful book about Australian fauna and flora, the phases of the moon and the life of nocturnal animals.
ISBN 9781876288297
Publisher Working Title Press, 2001
Spurling, Margaret
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15301
Bill in a china shop
Bill, the bull, has a passion for fine china and spies a lovely teacup in a china shop. The shopkeeper makes Bill nervous and when Bill is nervous in a china shop anything might happen.
ISBN 9780747564911
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2003
Weaver, Katie McAllaster
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15196
Billy's beetle
Billy's beetle is missing and the sniffy dog can help. He finds a hedgehog, two beetles that don't belong to Billy, a hairy caterpillar and some sausages. Someone will have to find Billy's beetle.
ISBN 9780340586358
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2001
Inkpen, Mick
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15302
Billywise
Billywise, a baby owl, wonders if he'll ever be brave enough to fly.
ISBN 9780747569084
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2004
Nicholls, Judith & Cockcroft, Jason (ill)
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12084
Bim bam boom
A counting book, with fabulous illustrations, featuring zoo animals, thunder and lightning. A book to be read aloud and a fun way for children to learn.
ISBN 9780733305627
Publisher ABC Books, 1998
Wild, Margaret & Harris, Wayne (ill)
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27043
Bippolo seed and other lost stories, The
A treasure trove of seven newly-discovered stories by Dr. Seuss. They include a scheming cat who leads an innocent duck to make a bad decision; a rabbit who is saved from a bear via a single eyelash; a fish that grew and grew; a tale about twins; fantastic creatures who follow a boy home in anticipation of a steak dinner; a spot of dirt that gets everywhere; and a boy with far-flung career fantasies.
ISBN 9780007438457
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
Seuss, Dr
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15415
Bird
Written in verse, this is a beautiful story of a boy who meets a strange bird on a beach. They share a common fear of life and are challenged by a colourful, charismatic fish who invites them to dive headlong into the unknown.
ISBN 9780733314315
Publisher ABC Books, 2004
Lodge, Annette
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4045
Bird and Bear
Bird and Bear are the best of friends. When Bird and Bear go on a birthday picnic, they discover something surprising that will change how they see the world forever...
ISBN 9781743465547
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2013
James, Ann
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5445
Bird builds a nest: A science storybook
Bird is up early - she's building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until it's ready and waiting...can you guess what for?
ISBN 9781406355130
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Jenkins, Martin & Jones, Richard (ill)
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751140
Bird in the herd, The
There's a bird in the herd that stalks as it walks, eating slugs and the bugs that the herd stirred. What else can you see as you follow the cheeky bird?
ISBN 9780702262944
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2021
Apel, Kathryn & Treml, Renee (ill)
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4825
Birthday cake mystery, The
This is a detective story, full of humorous details and red herrings. Follow the many different leads, presented in the illustrations,
ISBN 9781877579103
Publisher Gecko Press, 2012
Tjong-Khing, The
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3017
Birthday surprise
Friends can come in all shapes and sizes and, here, the best friends are a sheep, an owl and a panda, showing how friends play, get along and share.
ISBN 9781741695328
Series Friends for keeps series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Quay, Emma & Walker, Anna (ill)
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751014
Biscuit maker, The
On Mavin Road, families hustle, joggers puff and workers hurry to the train station. There's no time for hellos or neighbourly chats until a biscuit maker's magic brings them all together.
ISBN 9781760650438
Publisher Walker Books, 2020
Lawson, Sue & Anelli, Liz (ill)
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55591
Bit of company, A
Christopher is lonely. His mother is busy with the baby triplets and Christopher is left to his own devices. Sometimes, he peeps through the fence at his neighbour, Molly MacNamara, and wants to say hello. Little does he know that Molly is also so lonely she could scream. One day, when she does just that, her scream brings Christopher running.
ISBN 9781921529054
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Wild, Margaret & Harris, Wayne (ill)
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652804
Bitsy
Meet Bitsy, a cheeky little bat with daring dreams. Nocturnal Bitsy wants to discover what life is like when the sun comes up. But is the daytime ready for Bitsy?
ISBN 9781925870381
Publisher Affirm Press, 2018
Greenberg, Nicki
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12108
Blue bike, The
A great grandmother reminisces about where children used to play before the roads and buildings were constructed. Her great-granddaughter finds it hard to imagine the changes that have taken place.
ISBN 9780864612809
Publisher Koala Books, 2000
Hilton, Nette & Stanley, David (ill)
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46858
Blue chameleon
He can turn himself into anything and appear to fit in anywhere. But, it seems that neither the swirly snail, the green grasshopper nor the stripy sock want to be friends.
ISBN 9780230704244
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Gravett, Emily
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5008
Blue sky yellow kite
Sometimes we want a thing so much we can't prevent ourselves from taking it. But when a girl steals her friend's beautiful yellow kite, she is swamped with turmoil. A story about desire, guilt and forgiveness.
ISBN 9781760124229
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2016
Holmes, Janet A. & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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5696
Blue whale blues
When Penguin hears Whale singing the blues, he tries to help. But, it is difficult to stop a blue whale feeling blue.
ISBN 9781925059410
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Carnavas, Peter
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4532
Blue, the builder's dog
Meet Blue, the builder's dog. On the construction site, he's part of the team. He guards the tools, signs the concrete slabs and keeps sticky beaks away. But, Blue doesn't have a house of his own. The builder has one. The chippie has one. The architect and the big bosses have one. So, Blue decides to quit and build himself a home.
ISBN 9780670077809
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Storer, Jen & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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Bluey series NEW 2021
Any three 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 Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Various
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817316
Bluey: Bingo
With Bluey away for the day, can Bingo find a way to play by herself? A board book with a special puzzle surprise.
ISBN 9781761041143
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2021
Bluey
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817582
Bluey: Bob Bilby
It's Bingo's turn to take Bob Bilby home. Will they have fun times?
ISBN 9781760896638
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Bluey
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817295
Bluey: Fruit bat
Join Bluey on a dreamy night-time adventure. What will you see in the dark? Not wanting to go to bed, Bluey wishes she was a nocturnal fruit bat that stays up all night. Soon she finds herself flying through the night sky.
ISBN 9781760894047
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2019
Bluey
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791374
Bluey: Grannies
Join Bluey and Bingo as they try to answer the question: can grannies dance? A gorgeous board book for kids of all ages. Look out for the lenticular page to make the grannies floss!
ISBN 9781760899363
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Bluey
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787735
Bluey: Mum school
Bluey wants to play Mum School instead of having her bath. But will the kids listen to her?
ISBN 9781761041136
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2021
Bluey
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796555
Bluey: My Dad Is awesome
Everyone loves Bandit, especially Bluey and Bingo! Find out what makes this true blue dad so special in this hilarious and heartwarming book.
ISBN 9781760899400
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Bluey & Bingo
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817576
Bluey: My mum is the best
Bluey and Bingo love their mum and she loves them! Discover all of Chilli's special mum skills in this touching and humorous book.
ISBN 9781761041129
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2021
Bluey & Bingo
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754132
Bluey: The beach
Join Bluey for a fun day at the beach. What will you discover along the way?
ISBN 9781760894054
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2019
Bluey
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817580
Bluey: The creek
What will Bluey find when she explores the creek?
ISBN 9781760896614
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Bluey
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787734
Bluey: The pool
Bluey and Bingo head to the pool with Dad. What could go wrong? A gorgeous board book for kids of all ages.
ISBN 9781761040849
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2021
Bluey
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817588
Bluey: Veranda Santa
It's Christmas Eve and Bluey, Bingo and Muffin decide to play a game called Verandah Santa! What will Santa bring them?
ISBN 9781761040610
Series Bluey series NEW 2021 (99 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Bluey
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919
Bob the builder & the elves
Bob, the burly builder, has a problem. He is embarrassed when all his mates know that a horde of elves have come to invade his house and clean it up. Miss Lily helps him solve his problem.
ISBN 9780733314841
Publisher ABC Books, 2006
Rodda, Emily & Smith, Craig (ill)
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3443
Bogtrotter
Every morning, Bogtrotter runs across the bog, up the bog, down the bog and around the bog until it's time to go home. Sometimes, he wishes things would change but he doesn't know how or what or why. Until one afternoon, when he picks a flower for the first time in his life.
ISBN 9781921977558
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Wild, Margaret & Rossell, Judith (ill)
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15461
Boing Boing races, The
All the kangaroos are lined up ready to start the big race. But what's this? Emu has joined the line, ready to race. Emu really wants to join the boing boing race but it is really a race for kangaroos.
ISBN 9780864612373
Publisher Koala Books, 1999
Whatley, Bruce
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5713
Bom went the bear
Bear loves to play his big bass drum on his own, making as much noise as he can and marching around like he's king of all the land. He's joined by all manner of enthusiastic musicians and, soon, it become difficult for Bear to play to the beat of his own drum.
ISBN 9781742376714
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Greenwood, Nicki
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707933
Boo loves books
Everyone else in class loves reading, but Phoebe doesn't. It makes her feel anxious and she worries about getting words wrong. She is even more anxious when she finds out that she and her classmates will be taking a trip to an animal shelter to read to - the dogs! But when Phoebe meets Big Boo, a nervous but gentle dog, maybe they can face their fears together?
ISBN 9781922326027
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2020
Baillie, Kaye & Grimwood, Tracie (ill)
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11361
Boo to a goose
A list of all the things a child might do before saying 'boo' to a goose. An enjoyable book that combines rhyming text and colourful pictures based on paper cutting techniques.
ISBN 9780733610172
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 1998
Fox, Mem & Miller, David (ill)
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587892
Book chook, The
Have you ever noticed that in many books animals talk and have human-ish looks? When Ray realises he is a drawing of a chicken he panics! Can he hatch a plan to get out of the book and be a real chook? Luckily, his plucky, clucky friend Janine is there to help.
ISBN 9781742994987
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2019
McInerney, Amelia & Brecon, Connah (ill)
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5680
Book for Benny, A
It's raining outside. But that's okay, because Sam is warm and cozy inside, reading a book. Her little dog Benny doesn't like to read. He wants to play. Sam tries to convince Benny that reading is fun. Maybe he'd like a different book? Sam and Benny go to the library to find the perfect book for Benny!
ISBN 9781605373935
Publisher Clavis Books, 2017
Koppens, Judith & Meijer, Marja (ill)
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596844
Book that never ends, The
They say all good things come to an end... but don't hold your breath! You and the kids are about to zigzag your way through this book. Your choices will take you who-knows-where. There's a legend that some people once found the end, but we're not convinced. Oh, you think you can? Well, you're welcome to try.
ISBN 9780733337994
Series Books that drive kids crazy series (5 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2019
Stanton, Beck & Stanton, Matt
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Books that drive kids crazy series
Any three 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 Books that drive kids crazy series (5 books)
Various
No book cover.
5675
Bouncing back: an eastern barred bandicoot story
How did the last Eastern Barred Bandicoot on the Australian mainland end up living in a rubbish tip?
ISBN 9781486308279
Publisher CSIRO, 2018
Cleave, Rohan & Tulloch, Coral (ill)
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29691
Bouncing ball, The
Try to keep up with the bouncing ball as it travels down the street, between two cars, into a gutter and down a storm drain.
ISBN 9780857980045
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Kelly, Deborah & Perry, Georgia (ill)
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47247
Bouncing bouncing little joeys
It's Christmas time in the Australian bush and all the animals are out to celebrate. They are super busy getting ready for Santa to come by baking, making sweets and putting up the tree.
ISBN 9780734417565
Publisher Lothian Books, 2017
Gibbes, Lesley & Chang, Doris (ill)
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6643
Box cars, The
Liam and Kai are the best of friends. They do everything together. Each day in the park they race around in their box cars, pretending to be everything from policemen chasing down bad guys to chauffeurs driving around movie stars! One day they notice a little girl watching them- she's keen to join in and they're happy to be her friends too, but with only two box cars to play with it seems someone's going to be left out.
ISBN 9781925335835
Publisher EK Books, 2019
Vescio, Robert & King, Cara (ill)
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7268
Box of tricks
For her birthday, Eva is given a box. But, this is no ordinary box and Eva soon discovers that she's a magician who can conjure up all sorts of delights, some rather larger than others.
ISBN 9780224083447
Publisher Jonathan Cape, 2009
Cleminson, Katie
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4650
Boy
The king's battles with the dragon were always mighty and loud. Boy lives in silence and couldn't hear the fighting. But he could see the fear around him...and how everyone would be much happier without it.
ISBN 9781760277055
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Cummings, Phil & Devries, Shane (ill)
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4480
Boy and the airplane, The
When a little boy's prized toy airplane lands on a rooftop, he makes several rescue attempts before devising an unexpected solution. Wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781442451230
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2013
Pett, Mark
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636632
Boy in the big blue glasses, The
Sam doesn't like his new glasses. They make his ears hurt. His parents say he looks handsome in them. But Sam just wants to look like himself. His teacher doesn't recognize him; she says he must be a new superhero. But Sam doesn't want to be a superhero. He just wants to be himself. At least his best friend George recognizes him and thinks he looks okay. Sam does everything he can to lose his glasses but they keep being found. And then things get even worse, and Sam has to cope with googly-eyed turtles and giant penguins! Eventually, with a bit of confidence and a lot of humour, Sam finds out that wearing glasses isn't so bad - and people still like him just the way he is after all.
ISBN 9781925335996
Publisher EK Books, 2019
Gervay, Susanne & Crosby-Fairall, Marjorie (ill)
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39322
Boy on the bus, The: a sing along storybook
A young boy goes driving on a bus one day and stops to pick up a number of animal passengers who make lots of noise. A unique take on a much loved nursery rhyme.
ISBN 9781406301472
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Dale, Penny
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88086
Boy who built the boat, The
Henry, his sister and teddy set out to build a boat from scratch. Rhythmic text celebrates the simple joy of making things.
ISBN 9781741755886
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Mueller, Ross & Smith, Craig (ill)
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37845
Boy who cried wolf, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846433689
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2011
Stockham, Jess
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52700
Brand new baby
A new baby brother has arrived and Wendy and Edward are not quite sure what to make of the small bundle. It seems that everything has changed at home.
ISBN 9781406316407
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Graham, Bob
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587621
Brave knight, The
Determined to protect his castle, a little boy stands guard against enemy knights.
ISBN 9781925594119
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Gould, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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5788
Brave little tailor, The
The story of the little tailor and the challenges he faces.
ISBN 9781846436543
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2014
Barella, Laura (ill)
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122971
Bread and jam for Frances
Frances decides that bread and jam are all she wants to eat and her understanding parents grant her wish at breakfast, lunch, dinner and, even, snacktime.
ISBN 9780064430968
Series Frances series (3 of 7)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1986
Hoban, Russell
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38505
Brian Banana Duck Sunshine Yellow
Brian Banana Duck sees colours brighter than others, and even sees things which others can not see. When he gets lost one day his Nana finds him, but when he gets lost the second time, he makes his way home, but this time with a surprise.
ISBN 9781741147414
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
McKimmie, Chris
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2951
Bridget Fidget hold on tight
Bridget Fidget is in a fix. She forgot to hold on tight to her beloved toy, Captain Cat, and lost him in a shop. It's disaster. Luckily, her friend, Billy, is there to save the day.
ISBN 9780141501819
Publisher Puffin USA, 2010
Berger, Joe
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2601
Bridie's boots
Bridie loves her gumboots. They are just right for splashing and twirling. But Bridie gets too big for her beautiful boots, so sets them free on a big adventure across the seas.
ISBN 9781921504723
Publisher Working Title Press, 2014
Cummings, Phil & Acton, Sara
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18719
Broken bird, a tale of true love
Broken Bird is born with only one wing but he refuses to believe he will never fly. His brothers tease him but he puts his best foot forward and sets off to explore the world, from the ground.
ISBN 9780141381589
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Broad, Michael
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660691
Brother moon
Great Grandpa Liman lives in a house by the sea. There are no lights, just the stars. He lives in a shack and hunts for his food. One night sitting by the fire, he looks up to the sky and tells Hippy-boy a story about his brother.
ISBN 9781925936827
Publisher Magabala Books, 2020
McCarthy Yoelu, Maree & Fry, Samantha (ill)
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3814
Brothers from a different mother
Tapir lives in the jungle. Pig lives in the village. But when they meet at the waterhole, they discover they are the same in so many ways. They might even be brothers from a different mother!
ISBN 9780670078486
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Gwynne, Phillip & Crosby-Fairall, Marjorie (ill)
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20242
Brothers Quibble, The
Spalding Quibble ruled the roost. He did not have to share anything. But, then, his parents introduced a brand new baby brother.
ISBN 9780670076000
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Blabey, Aaron
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12147
Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see
Questions and answers take the reader through a range of animals and colours - a big green frog, a plump purple cat or a cheeky brown monkey. Colourful pictures and rhyming words.
ISBN 9780140502961
Publisher Penguin, 1995
Martin, Bill Jnr & Carle, Eric (ill)
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9624
Brown bread and honey
The King loves to run, jump and ride his horse. He also loves to eat and eat and eat until he becomes too fat to have fun any more. When the King sacks all his cooks, he will have a problem with what to eat.
ISBN 9780140568257
Publisher Penguin, 2002
Allen, Pamela
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660689
Bubbay's desert adventure
Bubbay was lonely. He lived alone with his goat herd in the Australian desert. He slept under the stars, who were his friends and knew they kept him company through the night. He wished for a family to love. One night a talking star and his magical grandma came to help him on an adventure to make his wish come true.
ISBN 9781925936797
Publisher Magabala Books, 2020
Wowolla Boyle, Josie & Martins, Fern (ill)
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643201
Bubbles and Buddy
Two kitten brothers, who are also good buddies - but do they always get along?
ISBN 9780646800257
Publisher Denver Kidd, 2019
Kidd, Denver
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17489
Buck and his truck
Buck and his truck and Harry and his lorry are rival removalists. One day, they turn up for the same job and trouble starts.
ISBN 9781844289387
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
French, Vivian & Lacome, Julie (ill)
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10347
Budinge and the Min Min lights
Budinge lives with his grandmother, deep in the Australian bush. One night, he notices a bright light twinkling through the trees. Budinge's grandmother had often warned him that if he didn't behave, the Min-Min lights would come and lead him away. Budinge is frightened and begins to run.
ISBN 9781743628577
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Kirk, Uncle Joe & Casey, Greer & Harrold, Sandi (ill)
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15059
Buffy, an adventure story
Buffy is a wonderful performing dog, rejected by his magician owner. He journeys the world until he realises that he can only be who he is and then he finds a family.
ISBN 9780744577853
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Graham, Bob
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617011
Bug collector, The
George loves bugs. Small ones, leggy ones, ones that glow. So he decides to become the world's best bug collector. But fabulous creatures aren't meant for life in a bottle.
ISBN 9781925594539
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Griffiths, Alex. G.
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12035
Bugliest bug, The
Damselfly Dilly uncovers a plot by a group of sinister spiders who are holding a bugliest bug contest and secretly planning to eat the contestants, including Tumblebug, the Dung Beetle, who prefers to be called the Original Pooper Scooper.
ISBN 9780744556858
Publisher Walker Books, 2002
Shields, Carol Diggory & Nash, Scott (ill)
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3476
Building boy, The
The boy's work was done. He looked into the eyes he'd built and said, "Grandma, wake up." All at once the stars leapt closer. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the roof tiles on her head. She was alive.
ISBN 9780571314096
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2016
Montgomery, Ross & Litchfield, David (ill)
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47248
Building site zoo
Every morning on our walk we see an amazing zoo, full of astonishing animals. Come and see them too! With a little imagination, a building site can come to life, bringing all kinds of animals into the busy town.
ISBN 9780734417527
Publisher Lothian Books, 2017
Masson, Sophie & Wood, Laura (ill)
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BumbleBunnies series
Any three 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 BumbleBunnies series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
657241
BumbleBunnies: The balloon
Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck are looking forward to a quiet afternoon in the garden. But a stray balloon is heading for the rose bush. Oh no! When disaster strikes, who will save the day?
ISBN 9781460754030
Series BumbleBunnies series (4 of 4)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2020
Base, Graeme
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655270
BumbleBunnies: The gate
On a dark and stormy night, Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck watch the garden gate swing open in the wind. And when disaster strikes once more, who will save the day?
ISBN 9781460754009
Series BumbleBunnies series (3 of 4)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2019
Base, Graeme
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6303
BumbleBunnies: The pond
Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck are playing happily in the garden. But when disaster strikes, who will save the day?
ISBN 9781460753941
Series BumbleBunnies series (1 of 4)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2018
Base, Graeme
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587859
BumbleBunnies: The sock
It's washing day, and Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck watch the clothes blow about in the wind. But when disaster strikes once more, who will save the day?
ISBN 9781460753972
Series BumbleBunnies series (2 of 4)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2019
Base, Graeme
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18400
Bumpus jumpus dinosaurumpus
Story builds to a thumping, stomping crescendo as the many different dinosaurs dance and play together.
ISBN 9781841212944
Publisher Orchard Books, 2003
Mitton, Tony & Parker-Rees, Guy (ill)
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12272
Bunny cakes
Ruby is making a cake for grandma's birthday. Max, her little brother, has to make repeated trips to the grocer to make up for disrupting Ruby's project and to get the perfect ingredients for the special cake he is making for grandma.
ISBN 9780140566673
Publisher Puffin UK, 2000
Wells, Rosemary
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12271
Bunny money
Max and his sister, Ruby, are shopping for Grandma's birthday present. Ruby has saved up a walletful of money, and, as usual, she's in charge or thinks she is. She has plans for an elaborate gift but Max is sure that Grandma would prefer his choice.
ISBN 9780140567502
Publisher Puffin UK, 2000
Wells, Rosemary
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24726
Bus called Heaven, A
One morning, a broken old bus appears, from nowhere, right outside Stella's house. Everyone wonders how it got there. When Stella climbs on board, she sees everything that it could become. So the lonely old bus becomes the place to hold meetings, play games and share stories. But one day, a tow truck arrives, threatening to take away not just the bus, but everything the community has worked hard to create.
ISBN 9781406334197
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Graham, Bob
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88674
Bus to the zoo, The
There's a funny, blue bus going to the zoo today. The passengers are all special animals and the bus is filling up very quickly.
ISBN 9781862917286
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Murphy, Mary & Lee, Joh (ill)
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12400
Bush babies
A beautifully illustrated, lift-the-flap book which describes fourteen animal babies found in the Australian bush.
ISBN 9780734408754
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Dale, Kim
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15996
Bush jumper, The
Koala knits Mitti a jumper the colour of wattle blossom. The only problem is that she runs out of wool and has to knit a multi-coloured sleeve. Mitti is not keen on the result but the other animals help to change her mind.
ISBN 9780733307492
Publisher ABC Books, 2005
Chapman, Jean & Beck, Ali (ill)
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5936
Bush Santa, The
As the sun sets on Christmas Eve, the Bush Santa's big night begins. He travels around Australia, delivering special presents to all the Australian animals, from the cockies in Cairns and the crocs of the Top End, to the wallabies in Canberra and the quokkas of Rottnest Island.
ISBN 9780734416858
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2016
Foot, Mandy
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23803
Bush tracks
What can you see? Follow the clues that landscape, seasons, weather, the stars, the moon and the sun give to navigate bush tracks and find the Australian animal. A colourful exploration of country along a bush track, featuring illustrations by Balarinji, Australia's leading Indigenous design studio.
ISBN 9781760297824
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Moriarty, Ros, & Balarinji (ill)
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4593
Busting
Lou was busting for the loo. But the loo had quite a queue. What on earth was Lou to do.
ISBN 9781743812389
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Blabey, Aaron
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778311
Busy beaks
Spend a day with Australia's most vibrant and unique feathered friends. Full of splashing shorebirds, clattering cockatoos, parading penguins and greedy galahs, Busy Beaks is the perfect introduction to birds of all shapes and sizes.
ISBN 9781925972948
Publisher Affirm Press, 2020
Allen, Sarah
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32266
Busy little creatures
A fun way to explore movement, colour, patterns, sizes and numbers whilst supporting your child's learning and encouraging outdoor play and adventure.
ISBN 9780648115601
Publisher Little Book Press, 2017
Bowden, Fiona
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15304
Butterflies
Allow your imagination to move with the butterflies in this engaging and beautifully illustrated book. Useful text for increasing students' understanding of vocabulary.
ISBN 9780975145005
Publisher Sapphire Coast Press, 2003
Harley, Diana & Yates, Sue-Ellen (ill)
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641421
Butterfly garden, The
An entertaining introduction to the life cycle of a butterfly - played out by a fat caterpillar, a hungry kookaburra and a supporting cast of beautiful butterflies.
ISBN 9781925936995
Publisher Magabala Books, 2019
Torres, Michael & Martins, Fern (ill)
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76454
Button boy
Banjo is so fixated with button collecting, he doesn't join in the activities of the other neighbourhood children. When he returns home, his grandmother sews each button on his favourite jumper. But, the buttons once belonged to someone and, each morning, Banjo finds the owner of the buttons and detaches the relevant one from his jumper.
ISBN 9781741697971
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Young, Rebecca & deGennaro, Sue
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4634
By the light of the moon
Ivan's old house had always been so warm and friendly. But, his new house is strange and Ivan can't sleep. From his window, he sees a shimmering light land in the garden. It's a creature called Moji who takes Ivan on a fabulous night-time adventure, up high into space, bounding through starlit forests and down deep into the oceans. The magical Moji shows Ivan that, soon, the new house will feel like home.
ISBN 9781408852118
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Percival, Tom
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693086
Calm down, zebra
Annie is helping baby Joe learn about colours. Frog fetch the green paint. That's perfect. Well done! And Lion, youre yellow, as bright as the sun. But Zebra is rather keen on patterns, and he is getting a little over excited.
ISBN 9780571351718
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2020
Kuenzler, Lou & Woolf, Julia (ill)
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1301
Calpepper's place
Calpepper has had enough of plodding through the hot desert sand and sets out for excitement and far away places, searching for the perfect home.
ISBN 9781922081322
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2014
Trewin, Trudie & Gynell, Donna (ill)
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31588
Can I cuddle the moon?
A little owl who is searching for someone to cuddle discovers that the cuddle may not be very far away at all.
ISBN 9781741695540
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Brown, Kerry & Stewart, Lisa (ill)
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22184
Can I play too?
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. When they meet a new snake friend who wants to join in a game of catch, Gerald and Piggie wonder how he will be able to play without arms.
ISBN 9781423119913
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Hyperion Books, 2010
Willems, Mo
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23535
Can we lick the spoon now?
Share in the fun as Dad and the children get busy in the kitchen. They're making a chocolate cake and lots of things go wrong in the process.
ISBN 9781921504167
Publisher Working Title Press, 2010
Goess, Carol & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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4000
Can you cuddle like a koala?
I wonder if you can cuddle like a koala, hug like a bear or do all the other things the animals in these beautiful pictures can do on their way to bed.
ISBN 9781843623625
Publisher Orchard Books, 2003
Butler, John
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638716
Can you find 12 busy bees?
Can you find 12 busy bees? Take a closer look into Australian nature and appreciate the beauty of the natural world.
ISBN 9781925594560
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Winch, Gordon & Shirvington, Patrick (ill)
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41520
Can you find me?
Can you find all the creatures hiding in this book?
ISBN 9781925059793
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Winch, Gordon & Shirvington, Patrick (ill)
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9625
Can you keep a secret
The King has lost his crown. He can't find it anywhere. Follow him through this picture book and see how silly he's been.
ISBN 9780670844050
Publisher Penguin, 2000
Allen, Pamela
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6079
Can you keep a secret
For anyone who loves nursery rhymes, and for anyone yet to discover their wonders, this book includes a collection of action verse, playtime and counting rhymes, all brought to life with bright illustrations.
ISBN 9781741662481
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Carthew, Mark & Murphy, Jobi
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12065
Can't you sleep, Little Bear
Little Bear can't sleep. Even with the biggest lantern at his bedside, he is frightened of the dark. But Big Bear finds a way to reassure him by taking him out to see the moon and the stars.
ISBN 9780744581669
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Waddell, Martin & Firth, Barbara (ill)
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19838
Canadian Year, A
We're Liam, Ava, Oki, Chloe and Noah - and we're ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of Canadian kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and famous sites of our country. Come join us on an Canadian childhood adventure!
ISBN 9781925335439
Series Twelve months in the life of kids series (4 of 7)
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2016
McCartney, Tania & Snerling, Tina (ill)
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5879
Captain Crabclaw's crew
When Captain Crabclaw advertises for a fearsome crew for his new ship, the Speedy Squid, he doesn't get quite the crew he expects. But, it's hoist the mainsail and anchors aweigh with a most unusual pirate crew.
ISBN 9780733321801
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Watts, Frances & Legge, David (ill)
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27590
Captain Jack and the pirates
Jack, Zak and Casper, brave mariners three, are building a galleon down by the sea. A family day out at the beach turns into a swashbuckling pirate adventure.
ISBN 9780723269281
Publisher Puffin UK, 2016
Bently, Peter & Oxenbury, Helen
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630458
Carl and the meaning of life
Carl is an earthworm. He spends his days happily tunneling in the soil until a field mouse asks him a simple question that stops him short: "Why?" Carl's quest takes him on an adventure to meet all the animals of the forest, each of whom seems to know exactly what they were put on this earth to do, unlike the curious Carl. But it's not until the world around him has changed that Carl begins to realise everyone, no matter how small, makes a big difference just by being themselves.
ISBN 9780451474988
Publisher Penguin USA, 2019
Freedman, Deborah
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39615
Carla's sandwich
Carla's lunch box is filled with odd combinations such as olive, pickle and green bean sandwich, and chopped liver, potato chips and cucumber combo. To Carla, they are delicious and creative but her classmates are unconvinced and leave her to eat her bizarre sandwiches alone. One day, the tables turn when Buster forgets his lunch on the day of the picnic.
ISBN 9780972922524
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2004
Herman, Debbie & Bailey, Sheila (ill)
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2961
Carousel, The
A small girl and her dad go down to see the carousel and ride on the wooden horses. So begins the magical journey, a journey of music and mirrors, of green hills and sunlit skies, of wishes and freedom.
ISBN 9780670074624
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Di Qual, Walter (ill)
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12494
Carp for Kimiko, A
Kimiko very much wants a calico carp kite to fly on Children's Day. She can't have one because she's a girl and Japanese tradition dictates that only boys get colourful kites. Luckily, Kimiko has understanding parents.
ISBN 9780881064117
Publisher Charlesbridge Publishing, 1993
Kroll, Virginia & Roundtree, Katherine (ill)
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6185
Carrum sailing club, The
Join the family on their walk, exploring the beach, on their way to visit the Carrum Sailing Club. .
ISBN 9781921136849
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2011
Saxby, Claire & Booth, Christina (Ill)
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12808
Caruso's song to the moon
Caruso, a music-loving cat, fancies himself as a crooner. He sings a scale to the moon and admires each lovely note. Unfortunately, the neighbourhood doesn't appreciate his nocturnal noise.
ISBN 9780734406248
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Jaunn, Adele
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31826
Caspar and the night sea
While everyone is sleeping, a little boy and his dog embark on a sailing journey.
ISBN 9781922081629
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2016
Binks, Alison
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18613
Castles
An imaginative story of princesses and pirates and a magical world.
ISBN 9780670041848
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Baillie, Allan & Magerl, Caroline (ill)
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17142
Cat and Fish go to see
Cat and Fish go on a voyage and get sea sick. They find a lighthouse and compare what each other needs to overcome the seas. They both realise that being themselves is best.
ISBN 9780734407719
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Grant, Joan & Curtis, Neil (ill)
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10142
Cat and the dog, The
When a playful cat squirts a dog with a hose, he gets chased for his efforts, over fences, rooftops, through a lake and a playground.
ISBN 9781921346521
Publisher Brolly Books, 2008
Dahan, Andre
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47175
Cat Balloon
Everyone tells Cat Balloon he'll never fly to the moon. But where there's a will there's a way. This enchanting picture book is about a cat who dared to dream.
ISBN 9781921361654
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2009
Morgan, Palo
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12031
Cat in the hat, The
The scariest part of this story isn't the terrible cat and all the zany things he does in the house, but what mum will say when she comes home.
ISBN 9780001713031
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1983
Seuss, Dr
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23583
Cat wants cuddles, The
Kevin doesnt want a pat. He doesnt want a tickle. And he definitely does NOT want a cuddle. There's absolutely no way this hilarious cat is going to change his mind about that. Or will he?
ISBN 9781743811412
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Crumble, P & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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623326
Cat wants custard, The
Meet Kevin, the opinionated feline who is full of cat-titude. Kevin has a craving. He wants custard, and he wants it NOW!
ISBN 9781760155780
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Crumble, P. & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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570812
Cat wants kittens, The
Kevin has some new playmates. They are cute and cuddly and they're here to stay; but not if Kevin has anything to do with it! See what happens when two adorable kittens barge into Kevin's life and make themselves at home. How will this fussy feline cope?
ISBN 9781742769097
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Crumble, P. & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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4590
Catawampus cat, The
The catawampus cat walked into town one day and that's when everything began to change.
ISBN 9780143785583
Publisher Penguin, 2017
Carter Eaton, Jason & Gordon, Gus (ill)
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14151
Caterpillar and butterfly
Caterpillar lives alone and, in fear of her surroundings, forms a chrysalis where she can hide away. After a while, she misses the other animals and starts to wonder what it might be like to explore the outside world. When she emerges, she discovers that not only is she different but she is not alone.
ISBN 9781921361579
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2009
Kwaymullina, Ambelin
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659292
Caveman next door, The
Trying to fit into the modern world when you are a caveman isn't easy. Ogg always seems to get things wrong...with hilarious results. Poor Ogg, he just wants to fit in. Luckily he has his best friend Penny to help him.
ISBN 9781925594850
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Tinn-Disbury, Tom
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14391
Celeste sails to Spain
Celeste and her family members have different experiences while going to the museum, to the park, to the show, celebrating and dreaming.
ISBN 9780733621062
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2006
Lester, Alison
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12242
Centipede's 100 shoes
When a centipede trips over and hurts his foot, the only thing to do is to get a set of shoes for all of his forty-two feet. That's a lot of shoes. Follow centipede and have fun with numbers as he shares his shoes with various beetles, spiders, earwigs and other creatures.
ISBN 9781842701072
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2002
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Ross, Tony
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17778
Chalk rainbow, The
Zane is different to other kids. He has his own made-up language. He likes to line things up. And he is frightened of things that don't seem to bother other people - like the colour black. Things are looking pretty bleak for him and his family, until his sister starts to draw a chalk rainbow on the front steps of their house...
ISBN 9781925335453
Publisher EK Books, 2017
Kelly, Deborah & Jones, Gwynneth (ill)
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578088
Charlie
Charlie's a very clever lion. He loves art, fancy restaurants and travelling. Or at least, he thinks he would. It's hard to tell, since he's stuck in a zoo. If Charlie is ever going to explore the world, he'll need a cunning disguise.
ISBN 9780143785026
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2018
Ghosh, Ronojoy
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12645
Charlotte and me
At kindergarten, a little boy meets Charlotte, a little girl from Paris, and they become great friends. When Charlotte has to return to Paris, the boy must deal with his loss.
ISBN 9781921136054
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2007
Gould, Sally
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3811
Charlotte and the rock
When Charlotte asked her parents for a pet, a rock wasn't exactly what she had in mind. But she loves her new pet anyway. If only he could love Charlotte back...
ISBN 9780143785309
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Martin, Stephen.W. & Cotterill, Samantha (ill)
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18705
Chatterbox
Max's baby sister, Daisy, is gorgeous. But when is she going to talk? Mum wants her to say moo, Dad wants her to say neigh, Nana wants her to baa and Max wants her to quack. But Daisy says nothing, until one day she surprises everyone.
ISBN 9780670029327
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Wild, Margaret & Niland, Deborah (ill)
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1972
Check on me
A favourite bedtime story to read to a very young child. All the best bedtimes include stories that are read and stories that are told plus a few other things that make them special.
ISBN 9780733324192
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Daddo, Andrew & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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5933
Cheeky monkey
Dad wakes his small boy and it's time for a bath, dressing, hair combing and breakfast.
ISBN 9780733321009
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Daddo, Andrew & Quay, Emma (ill)
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28581
Cheer up your teddy bear, Emily Brown
Emily Brown and her side-kick rabbit, Stanley, are on a mission to cheer up one very unhappy teddy bear. But, no matter what they try, the teddy bear is still miserable. Emily Brown has had enough.
ISBN 9781408308486
Publisher Orchard Books, 2011
Cowell, Cressida & Layton, Neal (ill)
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39360
Cheese belongs to you
A small white rat learns about 'rat law' as bigger, quicker and stronger rats lay claim to a wonderful piece of cheese.
ISBN 9781406339666
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Deacon, Alexis & Schwarz, Viviane (ill)
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7475
Cheese trap, The
Two little mice go cheesing and the old, grey meow is watching. This wise cat knows a thing or two and she plans to catch those mice.
ISBN 9781869433185
Publisher Scholastic New Zealand, 1995
Cowley, Joy & McClelland, Linda (ill)
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937
Cheetah can't lose
Cheetah doesn't realise how skillful his little friends are when they set him up to lose the big race.
ISBN 9780061730832
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013
Shea, Bob
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628975
Cherries
Summertime. Long, lazy days. Fishing. Stargazing. And waiting for cherries.
ISBN 9781760128593
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2018
Gallasch, Carrie & Acton, Sara (ill)
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8184
Chester and Gil
Chester and Gil live in the same goldfish bowl. While Gil just floats around the same old place, Chester knows he can save the world. A funny story of a fishy odd couple and the power of thinking big.
ISBN 9781862915848
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Faulkner, Carol & James, Ann (ill)
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12403
Chick called Saturday, A
Saturday is fed up with being a little chick as he wants to do more than just cluck, scratch and peck. So, Saturday sets off on a farm adventure and discovers something that really interests him.
ISBN 9780552547437
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Dunbar, Joyce & Granstrom, Brita (ill)
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38172
Chicken licken
Retold from the original tale, this traditional story will captivate readers with its delightful illustrations and lift-up flaps.
ISBN 9781846433276
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2009
Assirelli, Francesca (ill)
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65987
Chicken thief, The
The fox steals the chicken and is pursued by the bear and the rabbit. Eventually, when the pursuers find the fox and the chicken, it's not quite what they expected.
ISBN 9781877467318
Publisher Gecko Press, 2009
Rodriguez, Beatrice
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15819
Chief Rhino to the rescue
Firechief Rhino and his men answer a fire call and, by mistake, put out Great Granny Wrinkles' one hundred birthday candles. However, because Granny's teeth are not so good anymore,she is quite happy with the soggy cake. It turns out to be the most super-sizzling party ever.
ISBN 9781846169410
Publisher Orchard Books, 2008
Lloyd, Sam
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29168
Child of books, A
A little girl sails her raft across a sea of words, arriving at a small boy's house. She calls him away on an adventure and, through forests of fairy tales and across mountains of make-believe, they travel together on a fantastical journey, which unlocks the boy's imagination.
ISBN 9780763690779
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Jeffers, Oliver
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5367
Children who loved books, The
Angus and Lucy love books. They have hundreds of them. Then, one day, all the books are taken away and the family discovers they need books more than they could ever have imagined.
ISBN 9781921928161
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Carnavas, Peter
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76676
Children: a first art book
A perfect introduction to great art. Each of the 18 paintings depicts childhood activities such as dancing, reading, singing, eating, washing and sleeping.
ISBN 9781845074999
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2008
Micklethwait, Lucy
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4040
Chip
Chip, like most other gulls, would do anything for fish and chips. When he's banned from his favourite food, he is desperate to get it back on the menu. So Chip hatches a brilliant idea to solve his problem, but has he gone too far this time?
ISBN 9781760400736
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Howarth, Kylie
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593298
Chip the lifeguard
Chip is back! His mission: to become a lifeguard! But his dreams soon go soggy when he's chased off the beach. So Chip and his friends fashion a plan to sneak him in to the surf club. Will their stunt earn Chip a place between the red-and-yellow flags?
ISBN 9781760682316
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2019
Howarth, Kylie
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837
Chloe
Chloe has twenty siblings and she is happy in the middle. They all enjoy family time, until Dad brings home a television, which looks like it will spoil their time together.
ISBN 9780061142918
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
McCarty, Peter
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4632
Christmas at home
The tree is decorated, the presents are wrapped and the neighbourhood Christmas lights blaze against a warm December sky in Australia. It's Christmas time at home, the very best time of the year.
ISBN 9781760402952
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Saxby, Claire & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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12457
Christmas day kitten, The
Debbie is a very independent, stray cat. She visits a certain house, a few times a week, to get some food and to spend a little time in front of the warm fire. One Christmas morning, Debbie comes to the house again but this time she is not alone.
ISBN 9780330304634
Publisher Pan Macmillan London, 1988
Herriot, James & Brown, Ruth (ill)
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20747
Christmas wombat
Christmas comes but once a year, and it's just as well for Santa's reindeer, who have to fight with Mothball for the carrots left out for them by the local children. And, when Mothball takes an unexpected sleigh ride, it's not just Santa who faces the prospect of getting stuck in the chimney. Christmas from a wombat's eye view is always going to be interesting.
ISBN 9780732291716
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2011
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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7269
Cinderella
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781904550747
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2005
Stockham, Jess (ill)
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7313
Circle: Shapes trilogy
This book is about Circle. This book is also about Circle's friends Triangle and Square. When they all play hide-and-seek, Circle makes a rule. But, when Triangle breaks that rule, Circle has to rescue him.
ISBN 9781406384222
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
Barnett, Mac & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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9663
Clancy & Millie and the very fine house
When there is a very big house, two small children and a huge stack of cardboard boxes that become a game, friendship can help turn a house into a home.
ISBN 9781921541193
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Gleeson, Libby & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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18438
Clancy the courageous cow
Clancy, the cow, is born with different markings from all the other 'Belted Galloways' in her herd. Being different, it turns out, has certain advantages and she may be able to save the herd.
ISBN 9781862915633
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Hume, Lachie
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660045
Clancy the quokka
Clancy the Quokka is super cute, but also has a super cheeky habit of raiding picnic food, so when he spots a magnificent birthday cake, how can he resist? After the mayhem he creates, will Clancy learn his lesson?
ISBN 9781760634711
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Wilkinson, Lili & Mutton, Alison (ill)
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18681
Clara caterpillar
A carefree caterpillar named Clara becomes a common cream-coloured butterfly and competes with a conceited caterpillar, Catisha, who becomes a captivating, crimson-coloured butterfly.
ISBN 9780064436915
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2004
Edwards, Pamela Duncan & Cole, Henry (ill)
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3951
Clare's Goodbye
We all have our own way of saying goodbye. Libby Gleeson tells a poignant story about letting go, with brooding evocative illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Anna Pignataro.
ISBN 9781760127527
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
Gleeson, Libby & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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2690
Clarrie's pig day out
Clarrie the farmer plans a day out and tries to coax his dog, Bert, into coming with him. But, the day doesn't go quite the way that Clarrie plans. There are adventures, mishaps, chickens and a fox, but no Bert to come to the rescue. This mayhem is nothing compared to the lack of unity between Clarrie's mind and his mouth.
ISBN 9780733334443
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Storer, Jen & de Gennaro, Sue (ill)
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8415
Class Three all at sea
On the day Class Three went to sea, they saw donkeys dancing on the quay, some sea lions skimming stones but they didn't see the skull and crossbones. Watch the pesky pirates plotting to take over Class Three's school trip to the sea. But don't worry, rescue is at hand.
ISBN 9780340944653
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2008
Jarman, Julia & Chapman, Lynne (ill)
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8552
Class Two at the zoo
Join Class Two as they wander round the zoo. They see all sorts of animal antics but are unaware of the very large snake that's determined to make a meal out of them.
ISBN 9780340911617
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2007
Jarman, Julia & Chapman, Lynne
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Classic books with holes series
Any three 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 Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Various
No book cover.
17984
Claude all at sea
When Claude leaves the taps running, a quiet bath time turns into a seafaring adventure.
ISBN 9781444903676
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2016
Smith, Alex T
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12842
Claydon was a clingy child
Claydon is a clingy child who won't let go of his mother's leg. This is a bad idea because his mother is into dangerous sports. Claydon's bear thinks it is a bad idea too.
ISBN 9780340757239
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2001
Cowell, Cressida
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8081
Clementine
Once there was a little snail who loved everything round, hoops and wheels and balls and balloons and, most of all, the moon. She longed to glide gently over the moon's surface, around and around and around. And, so, she made a daring decision, she'd find a way to fly to the moon.
ISBN 9780735840096
Publisher North South Books, 2011
Loth, Sebastian
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1890
Clementine's walk
Everyone is too busy to take Clementine for a walk. When they finally find the time, Clementine is nowhere to be found.
ISBN 9781921928475
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2013
White, Annie
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660046
Cleo & Rob
Sometimes hope has four paws, golden eyes and soft black fur. A kitten called Cleo steps into six-year-old Rob's life after his big brother, Sam, dies.
ISBN 9781988547190
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Brown, Helen & Morris, Phoebe (ill)
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101510
Clifford and the big parade
Clifford wants to participate in the big parade. He wonders what his role will be.
ISBN 9780590108119
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
Bridwell, Norman
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18000
Clifford and the big storm
When the big storm comes, Clifford has to save the day.
ISBN 9780590257558
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1995
Bridwell, Norman
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101519
Clifford and the grouchy neighbours
No matter how hard Clifford tried, his neighbours did not like him. They felt he snored too loud, he shedded too much and he blocked their sunlight.
ISBN 9789995123642
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1985
Bridwell, Norman
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18001
Clifford and the halloween parade
It is Halloween and Clifford's friends bring him a ladder, a hose and a light that flashes. Clifford decides to march in the Halloween parade as a big, red firetruck.
ISBN 9780439098342
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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1219
Clifford at the circus
Emily Elizabeth and Clifford the big red dog have a day at the circus that they will always remember.
ISBN 9788471765321
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1977
Bridwell, Norman
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101251
Clifford barks
Clifford, the small red puppy, and Emily Elizabeth go for a walk in the park. Clifford barks at the birds in the trees, at the bees, at the postman and whoever he sees.
ISBN 9780439149990
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
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98702
Clifford celebrates the year
Includes eight holiday and seasonal adventures including birthdays, Easter, Halloween and Christmas.
ISBN 9780439467704
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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101247
Clifford counts 1 2 3
Count with Clifford, the small red puppy.
ISBN 9780590379281
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Bridwell, Norman
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1221
Clifford counts bubbles
Clifford, the small red puppy, counts from one to ten while playing with bubbles.
ISBN 9780590458726
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Bridwell, Norman
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17788
Clifford follows his nose
Clifford follows his nose past the pizzeria, the bakery, the florist, and finally home to Emily Elizabeth.
ISBN 9780590443456
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Bridwell, Norman
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508
Clifford goes to Washington
Emily Elizabeth's big, red dog, Clifford, was always much more exciting than other dogs even before he was a movie or a television star.
ISBN 9780439696562
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1988
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford series
Any three 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 Clifford series (80 books)
Various
No book cover.
509
Clifford takes a trip
Clifford, the big, red dog, is lonely when his family takes a trip without him.
ISBN 9780590442602
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Bridwell, Norman
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513
Clifford the big, red dog
Clifford is a big, red dog that belongs to Emily Elizabeth.
ISBN 9780590442978
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
Bridwell, Norman
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510
Clifford the firehouse dog
When Emily Elizabeth and Clifford visit Clifford's brother, Nero, a fire rescue dog, Clifford demonstrates fire safety and helps to put out a fire.
ISBN 9780590484190
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Bridwell, Norman
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18008
Clifford visits the hospital
Clifford visits the hospital and gets into mischief everywhere he goes.
ISBN 9780439140966
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2000
Bridwell, Norman
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101521
Clifford's best friend: a story about Emily Elizabeth
Having Clifford around makes every day special for Emily Elizabeth. Not every girl can invite the kids at school to ride home on the back of her big red dog.
ISBN 9780439219976
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
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512
Clifford's birthday party
Clifford's family have a birthday party for Clifford, their big, red dog.
ISBN 9780590442794
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
Bridwell, Norman
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128380
Clifford's class trip
Clifford's going on a trip with Emily Elizabeth's class to a science park and an aquarium. In true Clifford style, he gets into a few scrapes especially when he sees a dinosaur skeleton.
ISBN 9780439449311
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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128426
Clifford's first Christmas
Many Christmases ago, Clifford was just a tiny red puppy who got into lots of trouble.
ISBN 9780545020220
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2007
Bridwell, Norman
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4028
Clifford's Halloween
Out of all the holidays, Emily Elizabeth and Clifford like Halloween the most. They play games, trick or treat in the neighbourhood, and tell ghost stories. Best of all, they can wear costumes. Clown, witch, knight, or ghost, what will Clifford decide to dress up as this year?
ISBN 9780545215954
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Bridwell, Norman
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128431
Clifford's happy Mother's Day
Mother's Day is coming and Emily Elizabeth is gathering together candy, flowers and a card she'll make herself to surprise her mother. When Clifford accidentally knocks over the ink and tracks pawprints over the card, Emily's surprise might be ruined.
ISBN 9780439222297
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
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13472
Clifford's kitten
Clifford gets a kitten.
ISBN 9780590442800
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Bridwell, Norman
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101509
Clifford's noisy day
Clifford the small red puppy takes a walk in his neighbourhood and hears all kinds of new sounds.
ISBN 9780590457378
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Bridwell, Norman
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1225
Clive eats alligators
When it comes to playing, eating, shopping, dressing and even going to bed, Clive, Tessa, Frank, Rosie and the rest of the kids all have their favourite way of doing things.
ISBN 9780340608562
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Lester, Alison
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64051
Cloud, The
One little girl never draws anything and never smiles, she seems to have a little black cloud above her. One classmate decides she is going to try and help her smile, draw together and make a friend or two.
ISBN 9781846433436
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2010
Cumming, Hannah
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5687
Cloudland
Albert is high in the mountains when he falls over a cliff. Just in time, Albert is saved by the Cloud Children who, with some magic words, make him light and airy. Albert has a wonderful time until something reminds him of his own little bed.
ISBN 9780224045810
Publisher Jonathan Cape, 1996
Burningham, John
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612687
Clover's big ideas
Being the smallest in the paddock isn't easy. Clover is always being teased. When three naughty lambs go too far, Clover and her big ideas step in. Discover how Clover shows being little makes her more determined and clever than they could ever imagine.
ISBN 9780994626967
Publisher Little Pink Dog Books, 2017
Donaghey, Georgie and Middleton, Emma (ill)
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11306
Clown
Clown is one of several toys tossed out with the rubbish. He dusts himself off and gets on with life. The story of clown is told wordlessly in true mime tradition.
ISBN 9780805043990
Publisher Henry Holt & Co, 1996
Blake, Quentin
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128586
Cock-a-doodle-doo, farmyard hullabaloo
Charming farmyard animals introduce themselves in simple, flowing verse. Meet the loyal and loved sheepdog, the powerful bull, the gossipy geese and the nocturnal fox.
ISBN 9781841215631
Publisher Orchard Books, 2000
Andreae, Giles & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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17519
Cockerel, the mouse and the little red hen, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781904550754
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2005
Stockham, Jess (ill)
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12394
Cocky, the crow and the hawk, The
A Dreaming narrative belonging to Matingali Napanangka Mudgedell, in which all the birds were brightly coloured. The birds lived together and shared their food. But, one day, the cocky and the crow argued and everything changed.
ISBN 9781876288259
Publisher Working Title Press, 2002
Nicholls, Christine (ed.) & Mudgedell, Matingali Napanangka (teller)
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587861
Cocoon
Dawn and her best friends have a plan! They are going to eat as many leaves as they can, weave cocoons and turn into moths so they can fly. Easy peasy, right? But what happens when days go by and Dawn still doesn't have her wings? What if she doesn't grow them at all? Will Dawn ever get to chase the lights with her friends?
ISBN 9781742765129
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
Parker, Aura
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578090
Collecting sunshine
Mabel and Robert love to collect things on their walks, leaves and stones and seeds and berries. But when they are caught in the rain and can't take their collection home they have an even better idea.
ISBN 9780143785187
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2018
Flynn, Rachel & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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12381
Colossal creatures
Who is the biggest creature of them all? Lift the flaps to find out. The simple rhyming text contrasts the ancient dinosaurs with the animals, people and buildings of today.
ISBN 9780864613998
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Hughes, Nick & Goss, Mini (ill)
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6204
Colour for curlews
Who could resist a little dab of colour here and there? Two curious curlews discover a stash of paints and brushes. An adorable case of Australian birds introduce readers to the joy of colours and colour mixing.
ISBN 9781925563320
Publisher Wombat Books, 2018
Treml, Renee
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2796
Colour me
We are all different, but together we colour our world amazing!
ISBN 9781925164657
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2017
Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Court, Moira (ill)
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696548
Colouring competition, The
It was the perfect day for a colouring-in competition until Oscar noticed he had competition. Now, both Oscar and Henry can't stop colouring and they have gone way outside the lines!
ISBN 9781760158859
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2020
McKenzie, Heath
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613984
Colouroos
When three different mobs of kangaroos come to the waterhole, they aren't sure what to make of each other. But they soon discover that they're more alike than they thought.
ISBN 9780734418838
Publisher Lothian Books, 2019
McGregor, Anna
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15364
Colours (lift the flap)
Lift-the-flap and reveal brightly coloured photographs of familiar objects.
ISBN 9780751331080
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2002
Taylor, Geraldine (consultant)
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11000
Colours of Australia
Celebrate the beauty of our natural environment. Each line speaks a different voice, each image stirs a different mood, and all combine to evoke the miracle of colour that surrounds us.
ISBN 9781742976914
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2016
Bancroft, Bronwyn
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42881
Columbia sneezes
Columbia absolutely loves where he lives but he just can't stop sneezing. A solution is provided when he meets a stranger in the desert. A rhyming picture book with a humorous plot and rhythmical text made for reading out loud, complemented by humorous illustrations.
ISBN 9781862916968
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2008
Brian, Janeen & Cunnett, Gabe (ill)
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751089
Combat wombat to the rescue
'Womba-rumbaaaa! I'm Combat Wombat, Wildlife Warrior of the Bush!' With courage, determination and sheer wombat power, Combat Wombat leads his bush buddies to safety in a race to escape a raging bushfire. Is he strong enough and clever enough to overcome all obstacles?
ISBN 9781925804577
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2020
Newton, Gina & Daley, Tiffanee (ill)
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12163
Come away from the water, Shirley
While Shirley's parents sit on the beach with their knitting and newspapers, Shirley embarks on a fantasy adventure.
ISBN 9780099899402
Publisher Red Fox, 1992
Burningham, John
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1310
Come count with me
Little chicky can count to five, but now it's time for Nana to try.
ISBN 9781743313435
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wilson, Marika
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Come on, Daisy
Daisy is more interested in exploring the exciting things around her than listening to Mother Duck. But, when she comes to some dark and scary waters, she is very happy to have her mum near.
ISBN 9781843622727
Publisher Orchard Books, 2004
Simmons, Jane
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Commotion in the ocean
The sequel to the best-selling 'Rumble in the Jungle' is a delightful new collection of poems about creatures who live in and around the ocean.
ISBN 9781589250000
Publisher Tiger Tales, 2001
Andreae, Giles & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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Complete guide to a dog's best friend, The
This is a story for dog lovers and those who have ever wondered what their dog is really thinking.
ISBN 9780734415417
Publisher Lothian Books, 2015
Gardner, Felicity & West, David
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24020
Conga dance
Join the line, the conga line. One by one, Australian animals and birds join the conga line, dancing together until they fall in a tangle at the end.
ISBN 9781742761107
Publisher Koala Books, 2015
Tarlau, Amanda & Chapman, Jane (ill)
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30939
Cooking with grandma
Anya loves visiting Grandma and Grandpa. They like to cook together and then go on adventures around the house.
ISBN 9781921564192
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Mastnak, Rosemary
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602734
Coral sea dreaming
Coral Sea Dreaming will take you on a colourful underwater adventure through a magical coral reef. Swim with manta rays, pat a parrotfish, float with the fish and beware of the creatures that lurk beneath - looking for their next meal. Enjoy the poetic text, learn more about the creatures that live in this underwater environment and discover how you can help preserve this multi-coloured marine environment for future generations to enjoy.
ISBN 9780994238849
Publisher Silkim Books, 2017
Toft, Kim Michelle
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10874
Cottonwool Colin
Colin is the smallest of ten mice siblings and his mother is so fearful for his safety that she decides to wrap him up in cottonwool to protect him. This isn't as effective as she hoped.
ISBN 9781842707197
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2007
Willis, Jeanne & Ross, Tony (ill)
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3549
Count with Bowerbird Bill
Bowerbird Bill loves to build. He also loves to find treasures for his bower. Count with Bill and share his journey as he looks for treasure. Bill's friend Belle is sure to be impressed by his bower.
ISBN 9781921833410
Publisher Museum Victoria, 2016
Raymond, Melanie & Pritchard, Jo (ill)
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Counting on you
On race-with-the-wind days or sometimes-I-forget days....I'm counting on you.
ISBN 9781760403898
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Fenton, Corinne & Cowcher, Robin (ill)
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774392
Courageous Lucy: The girl who liked to worry
Lucy worries about everything and she worries a lot. She's so skilled at worrying that she worries about new and interesting things no one else even thinks about! But when Mrs Hunt tells the class there is going to be a school musical, Lucy decides she wants to be a part of it. She's too worried to try out for any of the parts but Mrs Hunt finds the perfect role for her. Being a piece of the landscape may not suit everyone but Lucy puts everything into being the best tree she can, and with a sprinkle of courage she stands proud and tall as her knees knock and her tummy ties in knots. She becomes the best tree anyone can ever remember!
ISBN 9781925820775
Publisher EK Books, 2021
Russell, Paul & King, Cara (ill)
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46373
Cow called Carlotta, A
Pete, the flying, purple pig becomes friends with a tap-dancing cow, Carlotta, but he wants to change her. Pete realises that it's better to accept friends as they are.
ISBN 9780980321647
Series Pig called Pete series (4 of 5)
Publisher JoJo Publishing, 2007
Bowater, Alan & Pascoe, Pete (ill)
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Cow tripped over the moon, The
Hey diddle diddle, you all know the riddle, a cow jumps over the moon. But, the moon is very high in the sky and cow has to make many high-flying leaps.
ISBN 9781743623534
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Wilson, Tony & Wood, Laura (ill)
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Cows in the kitchen
His fields are empty so Tom Farmer is looking for all the farm animals. Join in the hunt with lots of animal noises.
ISBN 9781846431067
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Anderson, Airlie (ill)
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Crabbing with Dad
With sunscreen and life jackets on, Dad and two children zoom off into the creek, passing other boats and people fishing along the way. It's a good time to be on the water and they even come across Cousin Dan, throwing his net as far as he can. With the crab pots set, they wait patiently and play games as they try to guess what fish could be swimming under their boat. It's finally time to check the crab pots.
ISBN 9781925360158
Publisher Magabala Books, 2016
Seden, Paul
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Cranky ballerina, The
Saturdays make Ada cranky. That's because Saturday is the day Ada has her ballet class. Stretch- she kicks. Twirl- she swats. Jump- she flops. "I hate ballet" Ada says. And it doesn't seem like that is going to change anytime soon.
ISBN 9780062351241
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2016
Gravel, Elise
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Crash! Boom!: A maths tale
Elephant has a bucket of blocks and wants to build something tall. Something as tall as Elephant. But will it stay up? CRASH! BOOM! Not this time. Build it again? One block. Two blocks? Four blocks? It's still not as tall as Elephant. More blocks! Now will it stay up? Now will it be as tall as Elephant? Build, balance, count - question, estimate, measure - predict, crash, and build again!
ISBN 9780763678272
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
Harris, Robie H. & Chatterton, Chris (ill)
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Creatures of Dryden Gully, The
Mopoke welcomes the visitors, who have come from far away, to the valley. Young Joey is just learning to hop and is envious of these new, special creatures. He wishes he could stride across the valley too.
ISBN 9781760151997
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Hegarty, Aunty Ruth & Harrold, Sandi (ill)
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Croc bait
Sean's uncles say he is too small to go fishing with them. ""You might get eaten by a crocodile"", they say. But, Sean reckons he is old enough to go fishing so, early one morning, he goes to the river all by himself.
ISBN 9781862915138
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2003
Norrington, Leonie
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Crocodile river
This is the story of a saltwater crocodile, named Cranky, and her struggle to survive. Follow her from the time she hatches until she finds a safe haven where she can lay her own eggs.
ISBN 9781876288921
Publisher Working Title Press, 2009
Lawrenson, Diana & Snell, Danny (ill)
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Crunch
Crunch the guinea pig loves his food, so it is just as well there's plenty of it, especially when a hungry little mouse wants a share. After Crunch refuses to share and hug the mouse, the mouse disappears. Crunch feels bad and starts to worry about the mouse. He sets off to find him but the mouse cannot be found.
ISBN 9781846437328
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2015
Rabei, Carolina
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1289
Crusts
Jacob is just one of millions who won't eat their crusts. But, he is one in a million when it comes to bright ideas. When tiny creatures from a distant, crumbling planet seek Jacob's help, he sets out to do what he can with his big box of uneaten crusts.
ISBN 9781742979830
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Parker, Danny & Ottley, Matt (ill)
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14989
Cuddle time
The morning adventure from the children's room into their parents' bed, told with delightful humour.
ISBN 9780744596632
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Gleeson, Libby & Vivas, Julie (ill)
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Cuddly Dudley
Dudley is so lovely and cuddly that his brothers and sisters can't leave him alone, even when he wants some time to himself. So Dudley sets off alone across the tundra, until he discovers that being with friends and being incredibly cuddly isn't such a bad thing after all.
ISBN 9781406310740
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Alborough, Jez
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5560
Cupcake
Vanilla Cupcake is feeling a bit plain next to his fancy brothers and sisters, until candle comes along and they come up with some ideas.
ISBN 9781423118978
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Mericle Harper, Charise
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28962
Curious George's first day of school
It's George's first day at school and he's been invited to be a special helper.
ISBN 9781406313918
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Reys, Margret & Reys, H A
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Curry for Murray, A
After making a curry for her neighbour, Murray, Molly's delicious dishes are in demand. Now everyone wants a taste of her cooking. Before long, Molly's making meals for the people in her street, the suburb and then for people in other cities and even other countries. Molly cooks up a storm for everyone until she injures herself.
ISBN 9780702253546
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2015
Hunter, Kate & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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12291
Cuthbert's babies
When Cuthbert's mother brings home not one baby brother, but four baby sisters, no one seems to have any time for Cuthbert. He wishes for someone to play with, someone big and bad. Three pirates aren't exactly what he had in mind.
ISBN 9780670040735
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Allen, Pamela
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587732
D.W.'s guide to preschool
D.W., Arthur's little sister, tells all about what it is like to be in preschool, including essential information about such topics as bathroom breaks, storing things in a cubbie, and sharing at play time.
ISBN 9780439404693
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Brown, Marc
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Dad I can't sleep
Little Panda can't sleep so his Dad suggests that he count sheep, then cows, then pigs and tigers, then elephants and polar bears. Little Panda is still having trouble going to sleep so Dad suggests he count all the different kinds of dinosaurs.
ISBN 9780099610717
Publisher Red Fox, 1996
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Foreman, Michael
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Dad is a robot, My
Psssssst! Wanna hear something cool? Dont tell everyone, But my Dad is a ROBOT! Admittedly, this dad is an older model, he doesn't have laser eyes or jet-powered feet and his batteries regularly run flat. But there's one little boy who wouldn't change a thing...
ISBN 9781742993256
Publisher Koala Books, 2018
Cosgrove, Matt
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Dad who measures up, A
In this funny, moving story, a little girl is about to find out what makes an ideal dad as she searches for one who can measure up to the mummy she loves.
ISBN 9780958557191
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2008
Cali, Davide & Cantone, Anna Laura (ill)
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Daddy lost his head
If your daddy lost his head, I wonder what you'd do. Make him a new one, of course. All you'd need are some old newspapers, some paint and a potato for his nose. It turns out there are lots of advantages to having a dad with no head. He doesn't shout or snore, he always agrees with you, and he loves doing housework.
ISBN 9781862309968
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2011
Bouchard, Andre & Blake, Quentin (ill)
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Daddy shop, The
Hey, kids. Are you looking for a new daddy? Well, look no further. At the Daddy Shop, we have daddies to suit every occasion. Check out our daddies today! The Father and Son Picnic is coming up, but Daddy can't go with Tai because he's working. When Tai hears about the The Daddy Shop, he takes matters into his own paws and tries out some new daddies. Around-The-House Daddy does all the chores and Out-And-About Daddy plays all day long. But which daddy will be the best one for Tai? A big-hearted tale that celebrates daddies everywhere.
ISBN 9781925563511
Publisher Wombat Books, 2018
Darlison, Aleesah & O'Gara, Kelly (ill)
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Daddy's having a horse
Caitlin is excited because her mum is having a baby. Her brother, Lachlan, is even more excited - he's sure Dad's having a horse.
ISBN 9780733616631
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Shanahan, Lisa & Quay, Emma (ill)
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Daddy's sandwich
Join a little girl on her quest to make her father the perfect sandwich, whether he likes it or not.
ISBN 9780571311828
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2015
Jones, Pip & Hughes, Laura (ill)
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54467
Daisy and the puppy
Daisy wants a puppy so much. She knows all of the dogs in her neighbourhood and bathes them for free every Saturday. Daisy thinks she will never get a dog of her own, until she and her mum spot Ollie.
ISBN 9781742830513
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Shanahan, Lisa & Acton, Sara (ill)
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Dance is for everyone
An alligator dancing ballet? When the reptile takes her place at the barre, Mrs Iraina and her dancers are very surprised. But since they can't communicate with the alligator, and she is able to follow along, they just decide to name her Tanya and let her stay. (Would YOU say no to a 450-pound alligator?) Mrs Iraina even creates a special ballet to showcase Tanya's larger-than-life talents . . . and super-swishy tail. Then, without warning, Tanya disappears.
ISBN 9781454921141
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Zuill, Andrea
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Dance of the sugar plum fairy
Marcus and Mary make the finest, sweetest-smelling candy. When the King has a taste, he decides to order more than they can possibly make. But, help is at hand to meet the ever-increasing orders from the King. While you read, listen to the music of the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy on the accompanying CD.
ISBN 9781921042621
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2009
Whiting, Sue & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Dance with me
A ballerina in a music box loves nothing more than to dance. But when the little girl who owns the box grows up, who will dance with the ballerina now? A gorgeous story about treasured possessions and the memories they hold.
ISBN 9781925335231
Publisher EK Books, 2016
Harrison, Penny & Jones, Gwynneth (ill)
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Dancing Charli
Early one morning, bright as a spark a little bird performed her favourite trick. Join Charli and her new friend Gordon as they dance around Australia in a celebration of diversity.
ISBN 9780858812505
Publisher Envirobook, 2016
Wood, Ant & Robertson, Lorraine (ill)
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Dandy & Dazza
Dandy and Dazza were different in so many ways. Dandy was a 'best in show' sort of hound. Dazza was a 'rough and tumble' sort of mongrel. Could these two very different dogs ever be good friends?
ISBN 9781921928826
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2021
Dumbleton, Mike & Curzon, Brett (ill)
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Dandylion
Dandylion is new to class and he brings a splash of colour into everyone's lives. But, sometimes, Dandylion is a little bit unusual, a little bit too crazy, a little bit too messy and a little bit too much trouble.
ISBN 9781862305960
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Finlay, Lizzie
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Dark dark tale, A
Follow the black cat through the dark wood and into the mysterious castle, up the spooky stairs and along the spooky corridors to discover something, unexpected, in a dark, dark cupboard.
ISBN 9780590701631
Publisher Penguin Putnam, 1992
Brown, Ruth
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27373
Dashing dog
Follow this chaotic dog and his family as they take a walk along the beach.
ISBN 9781775540229
Publisher HarperCollins NZ, 2013
Mahy, Margaret & Bixley, Donovan (ill)
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751123
Day at the beach, A
Join William and Rose as they enjoy a fun-filled day at the beach helping their new friends to work together as a team. With cheerful and entertaining rhymes, A Day at the Beach is a wonderful read for all ages.
ISBN 9781952570872
Publisher Adelaide Books, 2020
Roberts, Cassie & Richards, John (ill)
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Day at the zoo, A
A Day at the Zoo is a vivid whimsical story about William and Rose and their visit to the zoo. The children visit many different animals are invited to join in the fun. This story is written in playful rhymes and has the strong message of never giving up and always being brave.
ISBN 9781950437993
Publisher Adelaide Books, 2020
Roberts, Cassie & Richards, Judy (ill)
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Day in the life of me, A
A little boy has a perfect day. He is greeted enthusiastically by everyone he meets, takes his dog to school where he gets everything right and eats fairy bread and grapes for play lunch. Children line up to play with him and his parents take him out.
ISBN 9780734401960
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
Marsden, John & Smith, Craig (ill)
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20457
Day of the elephant, The
Mae Jabu, the great elephant, plodded down the track as she did everyday. This day would be different from any other day for her and the children. A huge wave is approaching that will change everything.
ISBN 9780207200595
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2005
Wilson, Barbara Ker
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Day the crayons came home, The
Watch out. The crayons are back and they're more cross than ever. One day, Duncan receives a set of postcards from his crayons who have been lost, forgotten or broken. One crayon has even melted in a clothes dryer and is stuck to a sock.
ISBN 9780008124434
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015
Daywalt, Drew & Jeffers, Oliver (ill)
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Day the crayons quit, The
Poor Duncan just wants to colour. But, when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing, 'We quit'. Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown. Blue needs a break from colouring all that water, while Pink just wants to be used. None of the crayons is happy. Duncan has a real problem in his hands.
ISBN 9780007513765
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Daywalt, Drew & Jeffers, Oliver (ill)
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4215
Dear Fairy Godmother
All the best-loved fairytale characters are here and they all have a different problem. There's the pesky girl who keeps eating little bear's porridge and the wolf who just won't leave Little Red Riding Hood alone. They write letters to the Fairy Godmother, asking for advice. Read her responses and lift the flap to see Fairy Godmother's ingenious solutions to their predicaments.
ISBN 9781406325577
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Rosen, Michael & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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644952
Dear Grandpa
Henry lives 2003 kilometres from his grandpa - that's longer than all the world's blue whales placed end to end and as uncatchable as a goodnight kiss on a shooting star. But Grandpa knows that even from a long distance, love can be closer than you think.
ISBN 9781760523435
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Simpson, Kate & Ghosh, Ronojo (ill)
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12175
Dear zoo
In this introduction to zoo animals, children lift the flaps to discover what is underneath.
ISBN 9780140504460
Publisher Penguin, 1988
Campbell, Rod
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12095
Deep, The
Alice and her family live by the sea and, although she can swim well, Alice is terrified of deep water. She yearns to join her parents, brothers and pet dog playing in the sea. It takes some friendly dolphins to begin chipping away at Alice's fear.
ISBN 9781863682107
Publisher Sandcastle, 1999
Winton, Tim & Louise, Karen (ill)
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Delightful Delilah
How important is a name? Ewan decides to change his, and his family plays along. Each day, Ewan has a new name until, one day, he chooses one that he doesn't know is a girl's name and then the girl who owns it, doesn't want to share it.
ISBN 9780734403773
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
Gray, Nigel
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Delilah's dream
Delilah isn't like other hens. Her head is full of all sorts of dreams about life beyond the farmyard gate. Most of all, she dreams of soaring higher than the eagles and touching the clouds. One day, when a fox enters the chook yard, Delilah must act quickly.
ISBN 9781921042232
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2009
Trevaskis, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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36717
Denver
Denver is rich, very, very rich. Everyone in the village loves him for his kindness and generosity. But, one day a stranger arrives who breeds discontent by telling the villagers that it isn't fair for Denver to have so much more than they do.
ISBN 9781842709634
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2010
McKee, David
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Derek the dinosaur
Derek wishes he could be as fearsome and frightening as his brothers. He soon finds out that his skills will save the day.
ISBN 9781862911413
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2008
Blackwood, Mary & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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Detective dog, The
Peter's dog, Nell, has an amazing sense of smell. Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who did a poo on the new gravel path, her ever-sniffing nose is always hard at work. But, Nell has other talents too. Every Monday, she goes to school with Peter and listens to children read. But, one morning, when they arrive at school, Peter and Nell discover that all the books have disappeared.
ISBN 9781509801596
Publisher MacMillan, 2016
Donaldson, Julia & Ogilvie, Sara (ill)
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Series Dewdrop series (8 books)
MacCarthy, Patricia
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731099
Dharma the llama
Dharma the Llama doesn't run with the herd. She likes to do things her own way. The other llamas don't understand why she's always reading. But when the herd gets into trouble, will Dharma's books save the day?
ISBN 9781760669201
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2020
Cosgrove, Matt
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Diary of a baby wombat
Baby wombats sleep. They eat. They get bored. On Wednesday, baby wombat's mother, Mothball, decides they need a bigger hole and the search begins.
ISBN 9780007351756
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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Diary of a fly
Fly's first day at school marks the beginning of his diary in which he charts his adventures such as learning how to fly, eating regurgitated food and his part in the food chain. When Fly adds up all his special attributes, he aspires to be a superhero who can walk on walls and see in all directions at once.
ISBN 9780007455911
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Cronin, Doreen & Bliss, Harry (ill)
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21756
Did you take the B from my _ook
There are two things you need to know. Your favourite thing in the whole world is the letter B. Then, you sneeze and all the Bs are blown out of the book. So, until you can get your favourite letter back, you're about to sound really, really silly.
ISBN 9780733334832
Series Books that drive kids crazy series (5 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Stanton, Beck & Stanton, Matt
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22118
Dig dig digging
It's a busy day for construction and transport vehicles as the workers and their machines labour all day. With repetitive, predictable text, this book is ideal for young listeners and emerging readers.
ISBN 9781841210803
Publisher Orchard Books, 2001
Mayo, Margaret & Ayliffe, Alex (ill)
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Dig, dump, roll
Crash-a-rumble, smash-a-grumble! If you love big machines you will love guessing which one makes that noise.
ISBN 9781760650056
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Sutton, Sally & Lovelock, Brian (ill)
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Digby and the yodelayhee...who?
Yodelayhee! What could it be? Digby Fixit is perplexed, what or who is making that super-duper sound? Join Digby and his very-bestest friends, as they help solve the mystery of the noisy noise, with some toe-tapping fun along the way.
ISBN 9780992345754
Publisher Create it kids, 2017
Price, Renee & Tortop, Anil (ill)
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Digger
Digger is the story of one toy kangaroo, one Australian soldier and two girls, in two countries on opposite sides of a world at war. It is a quiet reminder of the casualties of war, and a tribute to the French schoolchildren who once tended the graves of Australian soldiers who died on the Western Front in the heroic battle for Villers Bretonneux in April 1918.
ISBN 9781760296735
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Dumbleton, Mike & Cowcher, Robin (ill)
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Ding-dong bag, The
Two boys go out with a large bag to catch all the noises they can find. From the noises at breakfast to the distant roar of thunder, from the clank of a stick on railings to the thud of a baseball bat, they're in for an ear-splitting time.
ISBN 9781846430152
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Peters, Polly & Stockham, Jess (ill)
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5472
Dingo
The night is young and there is hunting to be done. Dingo hides in the shadows, listens, twitches her ears and sets off to hunt for food for her pups.
ISBN 9781925381283
Series Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Saxby, Claire & Harricks, Tannya (ill)
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1663
Dingo dog and the billabong storm
The animals of the bush are fed up with Dingo's bullying so they set out to teach him a lesson. A traditional Australian tale with a twist.
ISBN 9781846432477
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2009
Fusek Peters, Andrew (retell) & Wadham, Anna
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Dingo in the dark
Dingo is afraid of the dark. He can't sleep if Sun is not there to watch over him. So, he's too tired to pay with his friends during the day and is feeling lonely. Dingo must find a way to feel safe when night falls.
ISBN 9781742990972
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Morgan, Sally & Erzinger, Tania (ill)
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12074
Dinnertime
A hungry fox searches the countryside for his evening meal. Six, fat rabbits play various childhood games as, one by one, they cleverly escape the mischievous fox.
ISBN 9781876288198
Publisher Working Title Press, 2001
Weld, Ann & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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Dinosaur called Tiny, A
Tiny is such a small dinosaur that the other dinosaurs say he can't play their games. But, Tiny finds a way to show he's bigger than he looks.
ISBN 9780007233908
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2008
Durant, Alan & Simpson, Jo (ill)
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Dinosaur day out
Sally and Max love dinosaurs. They can't wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off?
ISBN 9781760650049
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Acton, Sara
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Dinosaur Juniors: Give peas a chance
It's dinner-time for Nancy, but oh no... PEAS! Not-so-keen-on-peas Nancy needs to come up with a way to ditch those little green balls. Luckily, she's got a peas-plot up her sleeve. But is she quite as clever as she thinks?
ISBN 9780008207441
Series Dinosaur juniors series (99 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2018
Biddulph, Rob
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Dinosaur juniors: Happy hatchday
Meet Otto, Winnie, Greg(osaurus) and all the other dinosaur juniors as they traverse life's first ups and downs!
ISBN 9780008286385
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2018
Biddulph, Rob
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Dinosaur, The
A stegosaurus hatches and wonders through a prehistoric world. A young boy looks at fossils in a museum.
ISBN 9780746062371
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2004
Milbourne, Anna & Field, Mandy
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Dinosauritis
Find out what happens when a little boy called Darwin discovers dinosaurs. Has he got a fever. Has he got bronchitis. No, it's Dinosauritis.
ISBN 9781743310120
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Rowe, Jeannette
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Dinosauritis series
Any three 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 Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Rowe, Jeannette
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Dinosaurs in love
From singer-songwriter Tom Rosenthal and his three-year-old Fenn, comes a sweet and deceptively simple story about love, longing, and loss, based on the viral, heart-melting song 'Dinosaurs in Love'. Dinosaurs eating people Dinosaurs in love Dinosaurs having a party They eat fruit and cucumber When singer-songwriter Tom Rosenthal and his daughter Fenn posted their original song, 'Dinosaurs in Love', it became an instant classic. Just as Fenn's dinosaurs fell in love, so did the world. Now readers of all ages can enjoy Fenn's heartfelt, poignant lyrics again and again in this irresistible, sing-aloud picture book, featuring charming illustrations from Hannah Jacobs (animator of the viral music video)
ISBN 9781408365069
Publisher Hachette Australia, 2021
Rosenthal, Fenn & Jacobs, Hannah (ill)
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Dinosaurs love cheese
A few small toy animals can transform any situation into an imaginative larger-than-life world. So it is with this young child when a simple trip to the supermarket involves giraffes, zebras, lions and even a dinosaur.
ISBN 9780732292645
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2013
French, Jackie & Rycroft, Nina (ill)
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Dinosnore12121212
Three little dinosaurs are trying to wake their sleepy Mum but nothing seems to work. She just snores and snores, and the dinosaurs need your help.
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Bendall-Brunello, John---
No book cover.
6942
Dippy's big day out
Dippy is a diprotodon, the BIGGEST, friendliest wombat who lived 100,000 years ago. All Dippy wants is happy friends, a place to sleep and lots to eat. Who knew that could be such an adventure?
ISBN 9781460754061
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2019
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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Disgusting McGrossface
Who brings in mud then licks his feet dry? Disgusting McGrossface, he's your guy. When Mum and Dad come home to find muddy footprints all over the floor, there's only one creature to blame...
ISBN 9781760665357
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
McManus, Rove
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Do like a duck does
A hairy-scary stranger wants to join the duck family. Mama Duck might be really fooled or she might just have a way of making the hairy-scary stranger very sorry he ever pretended to be a duck.
ISBN 9780763632847
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2002
Hindley, Judy
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Do not open this book
This guy will do anything to stop you opening this book. Threats, bribes, reverse psychology, you name it, he'll offer it.
ISBN 9781760451486
Publisher Lake Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Lee, Andy & McKenzie, Heath (I'll)
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Do not open this book again
He's back! And only one thing's for certain - HE DOESN'T WANT YOU TO OPEN THE BOOK!
ISBN 9781760455163
Publisher Lake Press Pty Ltd, 2017
Lee, Andy & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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Do you know Millie
Sarah is moving to the big city and must say goodbye to her friends. Sarah knows that Millie lives in the big city and she sets out to find her.
ISBN 9781921042089
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2008
Winch, Gordon & Robinson, Alan (ill)
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Doctor Maisy
Dr Maisy and her friend take care of a sick panda.
ISBN 9780763616137
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Cousins, Lucy
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22010
Dog biscuit
When hungry Bridget steals and eats a dog biscuit, it doesn't taste too bad. But, when Mrs Blair tells her that she'll turn into a dog, Bridget starts to worry because dog biscuits are meant for dogs, not people.
ISBN 9780385609302
Publisher Doubleday, 2008
Cooper, Helen
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Dog called Doug, A
Pete the flying purple pig makes a new friend, Doug. They have wonderful adventures flying to different locations and learn that true friends help each other and share.
ISBN 9780980321630
Series Pig called Pete series (3 of 5)
Publisher JoJo Publishing, 2007
Bowater, Alan & Pascoe, Pete (ill)
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Dog gone: the day I lost my human
I am Edward Pugglesworth, but you can call me Teddy. I have lost my human, his name is Dave. Now, you can't let your human run around without a lead - who knows what trouble they might get into. Especially with a troll around. Luckily for Dave, I am on the case and I am sure everything will be fine.
ISBN 9780008317928
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2020
Biddulph, Rob
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Dog in, cat out
Follow the busy activities of a family and their cat and dog. In and out, out and in happens from early morning, when the dog leaps out to explore the new smells of the day and have breakfast, until late at night, when the cat slips unnoticed through the window to settle down in the warmth of the sleeping house. Visual with minimal text.
ISBN 9781862911277
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2007
Rubinstein, Gillian & James, Ann (ill)
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Dog on a train: The special delivery
Boy is late for his train. Rushing out of the house, he drops his favourite hat. Luckily, Dog is there to pick it up but he will have to be quick to catch Boy in time. Follow the plucky Dog on this wordless adventure through the streets and rush-hour crowds.
ISBN 9781910646083
Publisher Old Barn Books, 2015
Prendergast, Kate
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Dog who cried "woof!"
After hearing the tale of Stinky the ghost skunk, Clifford and T-Bone are wary of entering the woods where the ghost is supposed to live. Cleo convinces hem there is nothing to be afraid of. Then she pretends to see, and be, Stinky the ghost to scare her friends! Clifford and T-bone leave the forest, frustrated by Cleos pranks. But when Cleo really does need help, no one is there! Cleo gets a taste of her own medicine and learns to always be truthful with her friends.
ISBN 9780439289788
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia,
Barkly, Bob
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Dog, The
My dog is my best friend, when she saw me for the first time, she wagged her tail...
ISBN 9781771642712
Publisher Greystone Books, Canada, 2018
Mixter, Helen & Sada, Margarita (ill)
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Dogasaurus
Imagine if you found a strange egg in a mysterious forest, and then you brought it home, and when it hatched, out popped a baby DINOSAUR! Maybe you'd adopt it as your pet? You could play and do chores together and have lots of fun. But what would you do when it grows, and grows, and GROWS?
ISBN 9781743810712
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Gifford, Lucinda
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Dogger
Dave and Dogger, Dave's soft, brown stuffed toy, go everywhere together. But, one evening, Dave discovers that Dogger is missing. This is the story of how Dogger was lost and finally found again, with a little help from big sister, Bella.
ISBN 9780099927907
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Hughes, Shirley
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Dogs
Big dogs, small dogs, stroppy dogs and soppy dogs. Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through this irresistible book.
ISBN 9780230704220
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Gravett, Emily
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Dogs don't do ballet
Biff isn't like other dogs. He doesn't do dog stuff like scratching his fleas or looking for the nearest lamp-post. Biff likes music, walking on tiptoes and dressing in a tutu. In fact, Biff thinks he's a ballerina.
ISBN 9781847384744
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2010
Kemp, Anna & Ogilvie, Sara (ill)
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Doing the garden
Follow a family as they go to the garden centre, choose their flowers and seeds and even a tree. They come home, work together in the garden and are finished in time for tea.
ISBN 9781845077211
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2008
Garland, Sarah
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Don't call me bear!
Warren, the koala, has something to share ... he's actually not a bear! Why is he the only animal in the Australian bush called by the wrong name?
ISBN 9781760159849
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Blabey, Aaron
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Don't cross the line
Without question, the guard always follows the general's orders. This time, the order is that no one must cross the line. The right-hand page of this book must be kept blank for the general. As the crowd builds up on the border, the guard is under more and more pressure.
ISBN 9781776570744
Publisher Gecko Press, 2016
Carvalho, Bernardo P & Martins, Isabel Minhos (ill) & Hahn, Daniel (trans)
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Don't forget the bacon
A boy goes shopping but struggles to remember the shopping list.
ISBN 9780099413981
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Hutchins, Pat
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Don't leap, larry
Larry Lemming is unlike all the others, but can he teach the others to be more like him? Lemmings look alike, sound alike and act alike, right? So if one jumps off a cliff, the others follow... all except Larry. Larry's a lemming with a mind of his own. Unlike the rest of the crew, he goes sledging with the puffins, eats pepperoni pizza, and likes to wear a top hat. But can Larry teach his fellow lemmings to finally think for themselves? A wonderfully funny, quirky tale about staying true to yourself.
ISBN 9781843653387
Publisher Pavilion, 2017
Briggs, John
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Don't let the pigeon drive the bus
While he's away, the bus driver asks the reader to keep an eye on his bus and ensure that the pigeon does not drive the bus. The pigeon really, really wants to drive the bus but it is not a good idea to give the pigeon his own way.
ISBN 9781844285136
Publisher Walker Books, 2003
Willems, Mo
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Don't let the pigeon stay up late
Pigeon gives a stack of excuses to be allowed up late. Find out if he will eventually go to bed or not.
ISBN 9781406308129
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Willems, Mo
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Don't think about purple elephants
Sometimes, Sophie lies in bed at night, unable to get to sleep, worrying about things such as forgetting to take her lunch to school or having to eat Brussels sprouts. Mum thinks she might have a way to help Sophie fall asleep at night, and it might just involve an elephant or two.
ISBN 9781921966699
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2015
Whelan, Susan & Jones, Gwynneth
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Don't wake the dingo
Dingo's cave is warm and cosy and dry. Can Mudlark, Numbat, Possum and Wombat escape the storm without waking the dingo?
ISBN 9781742991412
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2017
Morgan, Sally & Boese, Sarah (ill)
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Donald loves drumming
Donald loves drumming, all day and all night. But, his family all say he is TOO LOUD. So Donald tries other activities but nothing seems right.
ISBN 9781741690989
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Bland, Nick
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Donkey skin
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846433719
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2011
Barella, Laura
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Doodleday
It's Doodleday and, although Mum warned Harvey not to do any drawings, she didn't tell him why. But, Harvey thinks that, surely, one little fly won't hurt. That is, until Harvey's fly comes to life and starts to wreck the kitchen. Only one thing is capable of stopping Harvey's rampaging doodles.
ISBN 9781862338166
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2011
Collins, Ross
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Doodledum dancing
Eighteen fun-filled and humorous poems about pets, pirates, friends and family. Colourful use of language with beautiful illustrations.
ISBN 9780143501336
Publisher Penguin, 2010
Costain, Meredith & Allen, Pamela (ill)
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Dorling Kindersley book of nursery rhymes, The
A well-edited collection of over fifty traditional songs and nursery rhymes for young children.
ISBN 9780751366952
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2000
Gliori, Debi
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Dose of Dr Dog, A
Dr Dog is looking for natural remedies for all kinds of ailments. He has many tropical adventures and escapes them all.
ISBN 9780099487685
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Cole, Babette
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Dotty sprinkles
Join Owl, Panda and Sheep as they sprinkle hundreds and thousands on their little cupcakes.
ISBN 9781741695342
Series Friends for keeps series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Quay, Emma & Walker, Anna (ill)
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Double take: A new look at opposites
Think opposites are a piece of cake? Time for a double take! Who knows what's big unless there's small? Does short mean a thing except next to tall? What is above and what is below? The answer depends on who wants to know! Take a topsy-turvy journey into the world of opposites, where everything is not always as it seems.
ISBN 9781406377293
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Hood, Susan & Fleck, Jay (ill)
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Double trouble for Anna Hibiscus
When twin boys arrive, Anna Hibiscus finds it hard to share her extended family. She feels neglected and upset, as the boys disrupt her familiar, daily routines. To make matters worse, she is no longer the focus of attention of her aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins and, most especially, her parents.
ISBN 9781406347012
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Atinuke & Tobia, Lauren (ill)
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Doug-Dennis and the flyaway fib
Doug-Dennis, a charming sheep, and Ben-Bobby, an elephant, are best friends. Bored one day, they go to the circus, and that's where the trouble begins. Doug-Dennis tells a little lie, which gets bigger and bigger, until he finds himself surrounded by fibs and fibbers.
ISBN 9781741697568
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Farrell, Darren
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Dougal and Bumble and the long walk home
Lucky Dougal the Bear and his best friend, Bumble the Bee, are invited to the Teddy Bear's Picnic in the countryside. They join in a cricket match but, when the ball goes over a fence, Dougal and Bumble, and their new friend Trevor the Pig, are waylaid trying to retrieve it. When they finally return to the picnic, they find that the bus has left without them.
ISBN 9780143504665
Publisher Penguin, 2011
Dray, Matt
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Dougal the garbage dump bear
Dougal never got to play when the other toys in the house did because he was not new, clean and perfect. One rainy day, he is left outside and ends up in the garbage bin. This is his story of finding a new home.
ISBN 9780670041107
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Dray, Matt
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Down by the cool of the pool
Join sprightly frog and his energetic friends as they frolic down by the cool of the pool.
ISBN 9781841210988
Publisher Orchard Books, 2001
Mitton, Tony & Parker-Rees, Guy (ill)
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Down in the jungle
Down in the jungle where nobody goes, something is happening. If you're very quiet, you will see lots of busy animals getting ready for something exciting.
ISBN 9781904550327
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2005
Squillace, Elisa (ill)
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Down the back of the chair
Dad can't find his car keys. Little Mary suggests they might be down the back of the chair. They may not find the car keys but what they do find down the back of the chair changes their lives.
ISBN 9781845076023
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2006
Mahy, Margaret & Dunbar, Polly (ill)
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Dragon mode
A mischievous but loveable boy changes his behaviour according to whether he is in boy or dragon mode.
ISBN 9781921042577
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2007
Odgers, Sally
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Dragon's lie, The
A small boy is surprised to find a dragon in a cage at the zoo. He wonders why this once powerful, fire breathing creature is lying miserably in a cage. He discovers that it's not just bars that limit freedom. Manga style.
ISBN 9780733325229
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2010
Lardner, Kym & Lardner, Oliver (ill)
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Dragons of Galapagos
The little land dragon of the Galapagos islands risks great danger to lay her eggs inside a volcano. Follow her adventure through lava plains, forests of steam and down steep, rocky slopes and wonder if she will ever find a safe place.
ISBN 9780734404619
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Whatley, Bruce
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Drawing together
Lucy, Jack and Ibrahim start school together but everyone else has a best friend. It is not easy for three people to all be best friends.
ISBN 9781844281176
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
Thebo, Mimi & Meserve, Jessica (ill)
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Dreadful fluff, The
Serenity's life was perfect. Bu then she discovered something perfectly awful... the DREADFUL FLUFF!
ISBN 9780670075997
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Blabey, Aaron
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Dream bird, The
George is a day child. He rollicks and romps in the light. But at night, George just can't seem to get to sleep. That is, until Gran tells him a bedtime story about a magical bird who sings children to sleep. Will the Dream bird's magic work on George?
ISBN 9781925563337
Publisher Wombat Books, 2018
Darlison, Aleesah & Middleton, Emma (ill)
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Dreamers
We are the dream and the dreamers; the song spinners and the rainbow dancers. Use your imagination.
ISBN 9781922089700
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2015
Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Morgan, Sally (ill)
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Dreaming of Australia A to Z
Starting with A and going all the way to Z read about some of the amazing things to find in Australia.
ISBN 9781922081780
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2019
Racklyeft, Jess
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Dress-up box, The
The Frolleys have to move from their beloved house at 32 Sunshine Avenue to a place with dripping taps, stinky carpets and ants. But they have brought something with them that can turn any house into a home.
ISBN 9781760124922
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2018
Guest, Patrick & Eckstrom, Nathaniel (ill)
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Duck catcher, The
Gombei catches only one duck a day because that's all the food he needs. When the days turn cold, Gombei decides that if he can catch a hundred ducks, he won't have to work all winter. But, Gombei walks into a trap.
ISBN 9780733412882
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Aaron. Moses (reteller) & Mackintosh, David (ill)
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Duck duck moose
Duck duck...moose? A hilarious and heart-warming story about finding friends in unexpected places.
ISBN 9781760634704
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Gifford, Lucinda
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Duck!
It was a quiet afternoon on the farm until...DUCK!
ISBN 9781925381535
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
McKinlay, Meg & Eckstrom, Nathaniel
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Duck, apple, egg
Explore the world around you. Duck on the green, sun in the sky, egg in the nest, apple on the tree, and me.
ISBN 9780733340185
Publisher ABC Books, 2020
Millard, Glenda & Heiduczek, Martina (ill)
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Duck, Duck, Porcupine
Meet Big Duck, Little Duck and Porcupine. Join this lovable trio in three fun adventures: a picnic, a birthday party and a camping trip!
ISBN 9781619637245
Series Duck, Duck, Porcupine series (3 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2017
Yoon, Salina
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Duck, Duck, Porcupine series
Any three 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 Duck, Duck, Porcupine series (3 books)
Yoon, Salina
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5334
Ducks don't wear socks
Emily is a serious, little girl. She thinks that a duck wearing socks is no laughing matter. When Emily tries to explain this to Duck, he just won't listen as he continues to wear more and more outlandish outfits. Perhaps, Emily is smiling just a little bit.
ISBN 9780670061365
Publisher Viking UK, 2008
Nedwidek, John & White, Lee (ill)
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Dudgeon is coming, The
The Dudgeon is coming. He's shy and polite but everyone is becoming more and more alarmed as his arrival approaches.
ISBN 9780733323850
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Dodd, Lynley
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Duke of hinklewinkle, The
Bridget lives in the sleepy, seaside town of Hinklewinkle. She spends a lot of time with her Grandpa. Her mother often has to work late and her father lives in another town. Luckily, her caring Grandpa is always close at hand to help out. Grandpa breeds show chickens and Bridget loves to help out. One day when Bridget is feeling a little lonely, Grandpa decides to let Bridget pick a chicken of her own. Far from picking the most beautiful chicken, she picks a strange looking roster she names the 'Duke of Hinklewinkle'. The two become inseparable. When Grandpa's cranky old neighbour, Mr Borewater's chickens are under threat, The Duke of Hinklewinkle surprises everyone.
ISBN 9781925675153
Publisher Big Sky Publishing, 2018
Phillip, John
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Each peach pear plum
Many well-known nursery characters are hiding in the pictures and a poem on each page gives a clue as to who or what is in the picture on the opposite page.
ISBN 9780140509199
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1989
Ahlberg, Allan & Janet
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Eagle inside, The
Jimmy, the honeyeater, is the smallest bird at flying school. Surrounded by big, tough birds, Jimmy feels different in every way and is certain he will never fit in. Cockatoo bullies him and tells him he can't succeed. But, with Eagle's help, Jimmy discovers that being different can also be a strength.
ISBN 9781742974699
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2015
Manning Bancroft, Jack & Bancroft, Bronwyn (ill)
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Early learning guide to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
Orphans, attic ghosts and afternoon tea all come together in our illustrated learning guide to Jane Eyre. As we follow our heroine, Jane, from childhood to womanhood, we see her brilliance shine as she learns how to love and be loved. Fantastically illustrated, we also explore the life of author, Charlotte Bronte, and the Victorian era in which this classic love story is set. More than picture books, our educational learning guides offer an interactive story time for adult literature fans and their children, or as we like to call them future lit fans.
ISBN 9780998820507
Publisher Moppet Books, 2017
Medina, Melissa & Colting, Fredrik & Andronic (ill)
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Early learning guide to Homer's The Odyssey
Come with us on an epic journey through ancient Greek mythology, where one-eyed giants and 6-headed sea monsters are only some of the obstacles our hero, Odysseus, has to overcome. With our beautifully illustrated story summary and analysis, you and your child can experience the greatest adventure story ever written, and even learn a bit about the legendary storyteller, Homer. More than picture books, our educational learning guides offer an interactive story time for adult literature fans and their children, or as we like to call them future lit fans.
ISBN 9780998820514
Publisher Moppet Books, 2018
Colting, Fredrik & Medina, Melissa & Yun, Yeji (ill)
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Early learning guide to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
There's a ball at Netherfield and you are invited! Join Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as they dance through, not only the great ball room, but this illustrated learning guide to Jane Austen's most famous novel. With our simplified, kid-friendly summary and analysis this fanciful piece of classic literature will delight both children and parents. More than picture books, our educational learning guides offer an interactive story time for adult literature fans and their children, or as we like to call them future lit fans.
ISBN 9780997714555
Publisher Moppet Books, 2017
Medina, Melissa & Colting, Fredrik & Yice, Lett (ill)
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Easter Bunnyroo, The
Last week my Dad found something special, Ruby. She has long ears and big feet and an built-in basket for carrying Easter eggs. Surely Ruby must be the Easter Bunny. A delightful Australian Easter story from Susannah Chambers and Laura Woods.
ISBN 9781760635015
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2020
Chambers, Susannah & Wood, Laura (ill)
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Eat your dinner
Bartholomew is less than pleased with his dinner. When he is told to eat up, he says the one word he knows, with emphatic insistence. But, when big George proceeds to polish off his own dinner which is then followed by something delicious, Ba has second thoughts.
ISBN 9781406311860
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Miller, Virginia
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Echidna and the shade tree, The
based on a story of the jaru people. In the dreaming, there was a shade tree in the middle of the desert. The animals went hunting for themselves and their babies but they only gave the echidna the scraps. When he gets angry and attacks the shade tree, the other animals must do something.
ISBN 9781865046228
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Green, Mona (teller)
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Eddie Frogbert
Eddie Frogbert is not the biggest or the bravest frog in the pond. Eddie leaves the hippity hop to the other frogs. Until the diving competition arrives....
ISBN 9781760276782
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
deGennaro, Sue
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Edward and Edwina emu
Edward and Edwina emu are the proud parents of ten chicks in this story told in rhyming text.
ISBN 9780732277208
Publisher Cornstalk Publications, 2002
Knowles, Sheena & Clement, Rod (ill)
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Edward the emu
Edward is bored being an emu and wants to be noticed by the visitors to the zoo. In his quest for attention, Edward imitates the other animals.
ISBN 9780207183287
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1993
Knowles, Sheena & Clement, Rod (ill)
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Edwardo: the horriblest boy in the whole wide world
Edwardo just gets worse and worse until he lives up to everyone's expectations and becomes the horriblest boy in the whole world. When someone starts believing in Edwardo, unexpected things begin to happen.
ISBN 9780099480136
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Burningham, John
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Edwina the emu
Edwina, the emu, tries to find a job while Edward sits on the eggs.
ISBN 9780207189142
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1996
Knowles, Sheena & Clement, Rod (ill)
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Egg
Four eggs. One big surprise!
ISBN 9780062408723
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Henkes, Kevin
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Egg thoughts and other Frances songs
All the ups and downs of being Frances sing out in this happy collection of verses by everyone's favorite song-singing badger.
ISBN 9780061433788
Series Frances series (7 of 7)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 1994
Hoban, Russell
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Egg, The
A friendly dragon appears from a very large egg hatched by George's mother's favourite chicken. The dragon thinks George is its mother and George takes on the role of teaching the infant suitable 'dragonly' ways. Eventually the dragon is lonely and needs to be with its own kind.
ISBN 9781845077990
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2007
Robertson, M P
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Eid al-Adha adventure, The: Peg + Cat
It's Eid al-Adha, a very special holiday for Yasmina and Amir, who invite their friends Peg and Cat to check it out. After they all rock out with some singing, it's time to head to the celebration, where there's so much food waiting! Amir explains that an important part of celebrating Eid al-Adha is dividing the meat into three equal parts, one third to be shared with someone who has less. But with all three bowls of meatballs holding different amounts, they've got a big problem! Thanks to a balancing scale, a trip to a soup kitchen, and an unexpected visit to a housebound neighbour, Peg and Cat learn all about the concept of taking from where there's more and giving to where there's less. Even Cat discovers how awesome giving can be. Eid Mubarak!
ISBN 9780763699321
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
Oxley, Jennifer & Aronson, Billy
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Eight
Timmy's favourite toy is Eight, the octopus. They go everywhere together until, one day, Eight is left in the park. Timmy wonders if he will ever see his friend again.
ISBN 9781862914568
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2006
Lee, Lyn & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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Elephant & Piggie series
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Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Various
No book cover.
12838
Elephants' big day out, The
Late one night, under the eye of the moon, three little elephants who crave adventure escape from their cage in the zoo. They have so much fun, it is doubtful they will ever return to the zoo.
ISBN 9780734405500
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Hurst, Elise
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1573
Eleventh sheep, The
Sian counts sheep to fall asleep. A quaint story that looks simply but whimsically at selflessness and belonging.
ISBN 9781741691337
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Mewburn, Kyle & Richards, Claire (ill)
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3502
Elfrida
Elfrida the sheep is bored with her style, so the shearer gives her a new clip and colour, which soon catches on.
ISBN 9780958259835
Publisher Gecko Press, 2006
Fall, Klara & Stollinger, Heide (ill)
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642801
Ella & Mrs Gooseberry: Discovering what love looks like
Grumpy old Mrs Gooseberry from next door has lost her love. 'I didn't know you could lose love,' says Ella, her young neighbour. So she begins her quest to find out what love looks like and how she can help Mrs Gooseberry to rediscover it.
ISBN 9781925335255
Publisher EK Books, 2019
Conley, Vikki & Pratley, Penelope
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644951
Ella and the ocean
Ella lived in the red-dirt country where the earth was as dry as old bones and it hadn't rained for years and years and years. One night Ella dreamt of the ocean.
ISBN 9781760633691
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Tanner, Lian & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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18573
Ella Kazoo will not brush her hair
Ella Kazoo simply refuses to brush her hair and it soon develops a mind of its own. Her hair grows so big and so wild that it has a bird's nest on top. Ella has to prove she has what it takes to change a bad hair day into a good situation.
ISBN 9780734408563
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Fox, Lee & Wilcox, Cathy (ill)
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71093
Ella Kazoo will not go to sleep
As the Kazoo household settles down for the night, Ella is wide awake and ready for adventure. She begs for a drink, another bedtime story and chats to her teddy. But, when Ella finally captures the pirate ship, Dread, she discovers something rather surprising about the fearsome Captain Shut-eye and his pirates.
ISBN 9780734411419
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2011
Fox, Lee & Wilcox, Cathy (ill)
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5596
Ella who?
It is moving day and look who slipped in the door, an elephant! But when a little girl tries to tell her family about their unusual guest, the distracted grown ups just say, Ella WHO? Even as children giggle at the girl's adventures with the smallish pachyderm, and at the fun, recurring refrain, they will relate to the poignant theme about making and sometimes letting go of new friends.
ISBN 9781454919049
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2017
Ashman, Linda & Sanchez, Sara (ill)
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714434
Ellie's dragon
When Ellie is very little, she finds a newborn dragon fresh from the egg on a supermarket shelf and calls him Scratch. He is quite the sweetest thing she has ever seen! From that day on, Ellie and Scratch do everything together. Ellie's mum and her teacher can't see her fiery friend, but all her friends can - and, over the years, Ellie's dragon grows to be big, house-trained, and very affectionate. And Ellie grows, too.
ISBN 9781406387629
Publisher Walker Books, 2020
Graham, Bob
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12391
Elmer
Elmer is different from all the other elephants and he tries to change himself to blend in more easily. But, Elmer discovers that being an individual isn't so bad.
ISBN 9780099697206
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Red Fox, 1990
McKee, David
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16151
Elmer again
It's coming up to Elmer's Day, the day when all grey elephants paint themselves in bright colours. For Elmer, the patchwork elephant with the mischievous sense of fun, life seems far too quiet. So he thinks up a marvellous joke he can play on the other elephants in the night, when they're asleep...
ISBN 9781842707500
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2000
McKee, David
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21994
Elmer and Aunt Zelda
Elmer and Wilbur visit their aunt, Zelda. She may be getting old and deaf but she is fun and has lots of interesting things to show the two young elephants.
ISBN 9781842705315
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2006
McKee, David
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12392
Elmer and butterfly
When Elmer, the elephant, sets a butterfly free, the butterfly promises to help if Elmer ever needs it. Elmer cannot imagine how a tiny butterfly could help an elephant but he finds out sooner than expected.
ISBN 9780099439684
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Red Fox, 2003
McKee, David
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146584
Elmer and Grandpa Eldo
Elmer is on his way to visit his Grandpa Eldo. Elmer thinks Eldo is forgetful and has great fun reminding Eldo of all the things they used to do together. Eldo may be old but he is an elephant, after all, and we know that elephants never forget.
ISBN 9780099432159
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2002
McKee, David
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2261
Elmer and Papa Red
It's two days before the annual visit of Papa Red and the young elephants are very excited. They choose a tree to decorate and prepare the presents for Papa Red to collect during the night to take to those who need them. But this year Elmer has a special treat in store for the young elephants, if they can keep quiet and out of sight.
ISBN 9781849392433
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2011
McKee, David
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63368
Elmer and Rose
Grandpa Eldo asks Elmer and Wilbur to help a young elephant find her way back to her herd. They get a shock when they see she is pink. No wonder she is called Rose. But, there is an even greater surprise in store when they reach her herd.
ISBN 9781842707401
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
McKee, David
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56559
Elmer and snake
The elephants decide to play a trick on Elmer. Snake suggests pretending to Elmer that he looks pale and ill, to see if they can make him believe that he really is unwell. At the same time, Snake plots with Elmer to trick the other elephants into thinking he really is sick.
ISBN 9780099495185
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2007
McKee, David
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Elmer and the big bird
One day, Elmer notices that there are no birds around. He finds them hiding from the nasty bully bird in a nearby cave. The bully bird is mean and likes to frighten the little birds. Led by Elmer, the animals work together to frighten off the bully bird.
ISBN 9781842707548
Series Elmer series (18 books)
McKee, David
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677113
Elmer and the flood
Rain or no rain, Elmer is going for a walk. After being cooped up in a cave with his herd, he longs for a bit of fresh air and some peace and quiet. But he's going to have to wait--when Elmer goes outside, he discovers the rain has caused a flood. Can brave Elmer work out a way to save a stranded young elephant?
ISBN 9781467793124
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2015
McKee, David
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12490
Elmer and the hippos
The elephants aren't happy. The hippos have come to share their river because their own has dried up. Elmer, the patchwork elephant, solves the problem and everyone is happy.
ISBN 9781842701720
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2003
McKee, David
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39741
Elmer and the lost teddy
Baby Elephant can't sleep because he has lost his teddy so Elmer sets off to look for it. When Elmer hears a voice shouting for help, he wonders if Baby Elephant's teddy can talk or whether Wilbur is playing a trick on Elmer, as usual.
ISBN 9781842707494
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
McKee, David
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Elmer and the monster
There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange, roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But, all is not as it seems. Only Elmer is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise.
ISBN 9781783441594
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2015
McKee, David
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13158
Elmer and the race
The young elephants want to prove who is the fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organise a race. Each decorated a different colour, the racers set off around the course and discover things about themselves.
ISBN 9781783444557
Series Elmer series (18 books)
McKee, David
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Elmer and the rainbow
Elmer and the other elephants are waiting for the storm to end so they can see the beautiful, colourful rainbow. But, something dreadful has happened. The rainbow has come out too soon and has lost its colours.
ISBN 9781842706473
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2007
McKee, David
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12819
Elmer and the wind
There's a mighty wind blowing in the jungle but that doesn't stop Elmer and his cousin, Wilbur, playing a silly trick on the other elephants, but Elmer's trick seems to backfire.
ISBN 9780099402633
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Red Fox, 1999
McKee, David
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13112
Elmer and Wilbur
Elmer loves practical jokes and so does his cousin, Wilbur. That is, until Elmer has an idea that will bring Wilbur back down to Earth, in more ways than one.
ISBN 9781842709504
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
McKee, David
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543
Elmer in the snow
When Elmer hears the animals complaining that it's too cold, he takes them on a walk to an even colder place. But, he shows them just how much fun winter can be.
ISBN 9781842707838
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
McKee, David
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39736
Elmer on stilts
The hunters are coming and all the elephants are worried. Elmer, the patchwork elephant, comes up with a plan to outwit the hunters but things don't turn out quite as planned.
ISBN 9781842708385
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2010
McKee, David
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Elmer series
Any three 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 Elmer series (18 books)
McKee, David
No book cover.
29812
Elmer's new friend
ISBN 9781842700341
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2012
McKee, David
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54826
Elmer's special day
It's almost Elmer's Day again for the elephants and they have begun their preparations already. But, in all the excitement, they are making an awful lot of noise and upsetting the other animals. So, Elmer changes the rules and invites every single animal to join in the parade.
ISBN 9781842708668
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
McKee, David
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9684
Elves and the shoemaker, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846430763
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Edgson, Alison (ill)
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25612
Emily and Alfie
Emily and Alfie are two young penguins. They venture into an ice cave against their father's advice and nearly lose their lives.
ISBN 9780733621819
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2006
Hooper, Meredith
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50338
Emily Brown and the Thing
Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit, Stanley, are trying to sleep but a noise is keeping them awake. When they find the Thing crying on the windowsill, Emily and Stanley begin trying to find out what he needs for a happy night's sleep.
ISBN 9781846166945
Publisher Orchard Books, 2007
Cowell, Cressida & Layton, Neal (ill)
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43237
Emily eases her wheezes
Emily feels frustrated when asthma stops her playing with friends. She wants to whiz around the park on her scooter and bounce on her trampoline. Instead, she has to stay inside on cold or windy days. Emily's friends help her find a way to ease her wheezes.
ISBN 9781925139129
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Roe, Katrina & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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6379
Emily Green's garden
Emily Green lives in a perfectly lovely house, in a perfectly lovely street where people are always busy and bustling, hurried and hustling. One day Emily Green decides she wants to bring the outside into her home. She catches a glimpse of something green on the pavement, and visits the library to learn more about plants. Soon she has created something magical. She just needs to share it with others.
ISBN 9781925594249
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Harrison, Penny & Forward, Megan
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1591
Emily loves to bounce
Emily is full of life and full of smiles. But most of all, she's full of bounce, on her head, on her toes, on her bottom. Skipping bounces, springing bounces, singing bounces. Wherever she may be, you can be sure she's in the air.
ISBN 9781865042749
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
King, Stephen Michael
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9638
Emily's bush Christmas
It's Christmas Day in Shaggy Gully. The kangaroos are feeling bouncy, the echidnas are being prickly and the possums are just hanging around. Only the Bunyip is gloomy. Dawn and her chorus are playing Christmas carols but Emily Emu can't get a note right. Her musical mishaps float down to the creek, where the grumpy Bunyip lives.
ISBN 9780732286934
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2015
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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9022
Emo the emu
Emo the Emu is grumpy about everything. He is the grumpiest Emu in Humpty Doo. One day, he meets Katie the Kangaroo and she takes him on a journey around Australia. Perhaps, this might brighten Emo's mood.
ISBN 9781742834382
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Wilson,Tony & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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19822
Emperor's new clothes horse, The
The Emperor has won every horse race in the kingdom except the Cristobel Cup. When two brilliant, international trainers claim to have found the fastest racehorse for the Emperor, it seems his wish will finally come true. After all, everyone else agrees too. Well, nearly everyone.
ISBN 9781742830452
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Wilson, Tony & deGennaro, Sue (ill)
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19385
Emperor's new clothes, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846430206
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Edgson, Alison (ill)
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6649
Empty
A little girl finds she has an emptiness. She embarks on a journey of friendship, music and giving, and along the way she finds her own joyful fulfilment.
ISBN 9781925117783
Publisher Little Steps Publishing, 2019
Pratley, Andrew & McMullan, Angel (ill)
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18949
Empty city, The
A little boy has extraordinary adventures, or does he just imagine them, when he is separated from his mother in the crockery section of the shops.
ISBN 9780734410122
Publisher Lothian Books, 2007
Megarrity, David & Oxlade, Jonathon
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823
Empty fridge
Everyone has been so busy, they haven't thought of buying anything to eat. When one neighbour has carrots and discovers another has eggs and cheese, what will other neighbours upstairs be willing to share.
ISBN 9780987109934
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2012
Doremus, Gaetan
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15518
Emu egg, The
Searching for emu eggs can be more risky than you'd expect.
ISBN 9780975064122
Publisher Indij Readers, 2004
Thorpe, Sharon & Leffler, David (ill)
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11224
Emu's Halloween
Emu wants to have a truly terrifying Halloween party but is worried that it will be as scary as a lamington. Luckily, her friends are there to ensure that Emu has the most spooktacular night of the year.
ISBN 9780732298906
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2015
Mangan, Anne & Cornish, David (ill)
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601746
Encyclopedia of Grannies
Grannies come in all shapes and sizes, and with different hobbies, moods, wrinkles and sayings. This encyclopedia of grannies shows us that loving and caring for others is just one of the many things grannies do.
ISBN 9781776572434
Publisher Gecko Press, 2019
Veille, Eric
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9946
English Year, An
We're Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George - and we're ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of English kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and famous English sites. Come join us on an English childhood adventure!
ISBN 9781921966866
Series Twelve months in the life of kids series (5 of 7)
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2016
McCartney, Tania & Snerling, Tina (ill)
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16530
Enormous turnip, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846433696
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2011
Cerretti, Cristiana
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47155
Eric finds a way
Eric loves to read. He has a towering bookshelf brimming with stories of strange and wonderful worlds. But if only there was a way to actually get to these magical places. He just can't seem to find the right words and his drawings never look quite right - not like his books at all! Eric just needs to find a way to tell his stories!
ISBN 9781925563030
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Vescio, Robert & Finn, Ann-Marie (ill)
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15056
Eric the liontamer
Eric collects animals to perform in his circus presentation. The 2004 edition is a waterproof and tear-resistant picture book.
ISBN 9781845390228
Publisher Meadowside Children's Books, 2004
Elliot, Rachel & Mayer, Uwe (ill)
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4741
Eric the postie
Eric had a dream. He knew he could be the best postman ever. There was one big obstacle, he didn't have any mail to deliver. But Eric is not going to let that stop him.
ISBN 9781743811931
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Shanks, Matt
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783588
Ernest the elephant
Ernest is a happy baby elephant. But when his curiosity gets the better of him and he leaves the rest of his herd to explore the alluring and dangerous jungle, he becomes very lost indeed. Amongst the undergrowth, he meets a rude gorilla, a weary lion, an impolite hippo and an uncaring crocodile. Will anyone help Ernest find his way out of the jungle and home to his mum?
ISBN 9781406395099
Publisher Walker Books, 2021
Browne, Anthony
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750946
Ernie's Journey
Uncle Ernie is a daring adventurer and an enchanting storyteller. He travels to far-off places, where he encounters wonderous and sometimes very rare creatures. Are these places real? Are the creatures he meets? It's up to you and his nephew Eli to decide. All Uncle Ernie can say for sure is that when you travel, sometimes you reason and sometimes you run. But you always end up with a story to tell.
ISBN 9780648785149
Publisher Berbay Publishing, 2020
Woodland, David
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647167
Errol's garden
Errol loves gardening, but there isn't enough room in his flat to grow everything that he would like. When he discovers a secret but neglected space at the top of the apartment block, he has a wonderful idea, but to carry it out he'll need some help from his neighbours. Will they be interested in his garden in the sky?
ISBN 9781786280848
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2018
Hibbs, Gillian
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1754
Esther's rainbow
Esther spies a rainbow under her chair and then it disappears. Where will she find her rainbow next.
ISBN 9781743313701
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Kane, Kim & Acton, Sara (ill)
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6387
Eva's imagination
Eva doesnt know what an imagination is. With the help of her dog, Chops, Eva goes on a hunt to find it. A delightful story about the power of imagination.
ISBN 9781925594232
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Shurety, Wenda & Erasmus, Karen (ill)
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3042
Eve and Elly
Elly is Eve's toy elephant and her best friend. When Elly goes missing, Eve is the one who is lost. Her dad will do anything to cheer her up so he tells Eve what adventures her toy has been having. Dad's tall tale turns little Elly into a towering hero.
ISBN 9780857988515
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Dumbleton, Mike & Wood, Laura (ill)
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6161
Even superheroes have bad days
When Superheroes don't get their way, when they're sad, when they're mad, when they've had a bad day...they could super-tantrum, they could but they don't, because real Superheroes just wouldn't - they won't!
ISBN 9781454913948
Series Even superheroes have bad days series (99 books)
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2018
Becker, Shelly & Kaban, Eda (ill)
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578969
Even superheroes make mistakes
When superheroes are not up to speed, when they slip up, and trip up, and fail to succeed, they could hang their heads down, they could, but they don't! Because real superheroes just wouldn't, they won't!
ISBN 9781454927037
Series Even superheroes have bad days series (99 books)
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2018
Becker, Shelly & Kaban, Eda (ill)
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65430
Evening at Alfie's, An
Mum and Dad have gone out and Maureen is looking after Alfie and his little sister, Annie Rose. All is quiet until Alfie hears drip, drip, drip. It's raining inside and the drip becomes a downpour. Maureen's parents save the day but only Alfie can work out what's worrying Annie Rose.
ISBN 9781862307865
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Hughes, Shirley
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18399
Ever so, ever so
When baby, Susan, is brought home from hospital, all the family think she is ever so cute and ever so wonderful except her sister.
ISBN 9780340873342
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2005
Gray, Kes & Nayler, Sarah (ill)
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608
Every planet has a place
Think about your address as Earth, third planet from the Sun in the Milky Way Galaxy. Find out lots of information about Earth and outer space, amazing places.
ISBN 9781426303135
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Baines, Becky
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26557
Everything you
You're every wish answered, our hearts, how they grew...every day countless, everything you. A cute story about different animal families welcoming babies into their lives.
ISBN 9780702260032
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2018
McPike, Elizabeth & Fleck, Jay (ill)
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4080
Everywhere Bear, The
We meet the members of class one. There are Ollie and Holly and Josie and Leo and April and Theo and April, and the everywhere bear, who goes home with one of them each weekend. All goes well until the everywhere bear is in the backpack of the new boy, Matt and tumbles out onto the street. So begins a series of adventures, wild and breathtaking, for the bear and for the young reader.
ISBN 9781447280736
Publisher MacMillan, 2017
Donaldson, Julia & Cobb, Rebecca (ill)
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18728
Evie's mad hair day
Evie will not brush her hair. She's far too busy doing much more interesting things.
ISBN 9780864615213
Publisher Koala Books, 2005
McG, Shane
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25617
Excuse me!
Martha May has marvellous manners. She always says please and thank you...and she most certainly DOES NOT FART! But what will happen on the day of the Baked Bean Bonanza?!
ISBN 9781742765914
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Hughes, Dave & Ife, Holly
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587799
Excuse me, Santa!
Martha May has marvellous manners, especially at Christmas. She writes very neat cards and gives very thoughtful gifts... and she never forgets to leave yummy snacks for Santa Claus and his reindeer! But what will happen when Martha May gives Santa a giant pudding?!
ISBN 9781742997896
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Hughes, Dave & Ife, Holly & Bunting, Philip (ill)
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38818
Extra yarn
A little girl cocoons her cold, grey town in joy and warmth with brightly coloured yarn, until a selfish man arrives to take the yarn for himself.
ISBN 9781406342314
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Barnett, Mac & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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666030
Extraordinary
Extraordinary! celebrates the best moments in life: the ones we share with family and friends in the great outdoors. They may be simple, like picking up a leaf and looking at its patterns, they may be ordinary, but they are moments we will cherish forever.
ISBN 9781925594911
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2020
Harrison, Penny & Wilson, Katie
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12184
Eyes in disguise
Large and quirky illustrations tell the underwater tale of two shy and unattractive fish and deal with the issue of ocean pollution.
ISBN 9780207174445
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1992
Clement, Rod
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993
Fabulous fishes
Vibrantly coloured fish burst from some pages, while others dare you to see past their camouflage.
ISBN 9781921504556
Publisher Working Title Press, 2013
Stockdale, Susan
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27787
Fabulous friend machine, The
Popcorn is, quite simply, the friendliest chicken at Fiddlesticks Farm. When she finds a Fabulous Friend Machine in the barn, Popcorn sets about making some brand new friends. But, behind the screen of the Fabulous Friend Machine, maybe her new friends are not so friendly after all.
ISBN 9781760277659
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Bland, Nick
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18729
Fairytale cake, The
A cheerful rhyme about preparing, decorating and delivering a huge birthday cake.
ISBN 9781904442691
Publisher The Chicken House, 2005
Langley, Jonathan
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1796
Family forest
Families come in all shapes and sizes, with half-sisters, big brothers, step-parents. While some kids have a family tree, others have a family forest.
ISBN 9781921564703
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Kane, Kim & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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9626
Fancy that
The noises and the sounds from the fowl yard can be heard for miles around. Little red hen has a secret that makes her the star of the barnyard.
ISBN 9780140509717
Publisher Penguin, 1998
Allen, Pamela
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617
Farm animals (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about farm animals and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405310338
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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12068
Farmer duck
One little duck does all the work while the lazy old farmer stays in bed all day. The other farm animals decide to take action.
ISBN 9781564025968
Publisher Candlewick Press, 1996
Waddell, Martin & Oxenbury, Helen (ill)
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12466
Farmer Fred's cow
On Farmer Fred's farm, there are four old animals - Cow, Horse, Pig and Donkey. They have never been anywhere beyond the farm. Then, on the night Cow dies, something extraordinary happens and, for the first time, they imagine life beyond the farm.
ISBN 9780733307638
Publisher ABC Books, 2004
Wild, Margaret
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44650
Farmer in the dell, The
Sing along with this well-known nursery rhyme.
ISBN 9780859538862
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2001
Adams, Pam (ill)
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9967
Farmer's hat, The
The farmer loves his dreamy, schemey, tickly wishful hat but it blew off his head and is now lost. Follow the farmer around his farm as he tracks down his whirling, whooshing hat.
ISBN 9781862918351
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Barnes, Kim L & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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12459
Farmyard cat in trouble, The
Find out who spilt the milk, chased the goats and scared the chickens. Everyone thinks the farmyard cat is up to her old tricks again but that might not be fair.
ISBN 9780868968896
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1992
Anello, Christine & Thompson, Sharon (ill)
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130924
Faster faster, nice and slow
Nick and Sue feature in parallel images showing opposites. Sometimes they are ideas and sometimes they are actions. They can be big and small or fast and slow.
ISBN 9780670894468
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Sharratt, Nick & Heap, Sue
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120080
Fat Pat
Pat is a pampered pet until a visit to the vet has him on a diet. However Pat feels that his family doesn't love him any more and runs away.
ISBN 9780733322396
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Niland, Kilmeny
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12776
Father bear comes home
Little Bear's father is finally returning home from a long fishing trip. Four short stories about Little Bear, his friends and family.
ISBN 9780064440233
Publisher HarperTrophy, 1987
Minarik, Else Holmelund & Sendak, Maurice (ill)
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4800
Fearless with Dad
A little boy's celebration of the endless, wonderful activities, adventures and possibilities he can have with his Dad.
ISBN 9781925059403
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Brooke, Cori & Poli, Giuseppe (ill)
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46564
Fearsome, frightening, ferocious box, The
Open the box if you dare, but danger lies within, beware.
ISBN 9780733328916
Publisher ABC Books, 2013
Watts, Frances & Legge, David (ill)
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26459
Feeling sad
Duck and little toy Dudley are feeling very sad. It is cold, cloudy and wet with not the smallest ray of sunshine. Frog tells her that the clouds will pass and she must look ahead. She does, and Duck feels happy in her new world full of colour.
ISBN 9781921150692
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Verroken, Sarah
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7464
Feelings
An array of feelings are explored through the pages of Aliki's picture book using all kinds of illustrations and situations. It is a delightful book to share.
ISBN 9780688065188
Publisher Greenwillow, 1984
Aliki
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3865
Feelings
What you feel is who you are. Explore the world of emotions with this stunning peep-through book. The lyrical text and enchanting illustrations bring each emotion to life to help children understand the universal and unique nature of feelings.
ISBN 9781848575080
Publisher Little tiger press, 2016
Jones, Richard & Walden, Libby (ill)
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12478
Felix feels better
Felix ate too much chocolate and now he doesn't feel very well. Just look at his eyes. His lovely mummy tries to find lots of ways to make him feel better but in the end it's off to Doctor Duck.
ISBN 9780744589269
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Wells, Rosemary
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15139
Fergal Onions
Fergal Onions has a television in every room and his life is shaped by the television schedule. One morning, he hears his young neighbour playing a tune on her violin and, in his quest to find out the origin of the familiar music, he discovers there's more to life than TV.
ISBN 9780702234484
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2004
Harrison, John
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5831
Fergus and Delilah
It is Delilah's first day at the park. She slides, climbs, swings and dances, making friends with a variety of different children. However, despite her best efforts, one boy keeps shooing her away. Delilah tries everything to be his friend.
ISBN 9780994605214
Publisher Fergus & Delilah, 2016
Knutt, Erin & Alexander, Misa (ill)
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712
Ferocious wild beasts
Jack's Mum has told him that the forest is full of ferocious, wild beasts. But, when he gets lost in the forest, Jack meets lots of friendly creatures who become worried when he warns them to be careful of the ferocious, wild beasts in the forest.
ISBN 9780224083522
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2009
Wormell, Chris
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62531
Fidgety itch, The
A rhyming tale about a mouse that gets an itch that he can't scratch. See if you can find out what's causing the itch.
ISBN 9781869439675
Publisher Scholastic New Zealand, 2010
Davey, Lucy & Cowley, Katz (ill)
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660235
Find Spot at the library
It's fancy dress day at the library! Which book characters will Spot, Helen and Tom dress up as? Join Spot and his friends as they explore all the different corners and books in the library. Going to the library is an exciting first experience for toddlers, and Spot is no different - he loves reading! This brand new Spot adventure is full of unexpected lift-the-flap surprises and all the fun and humour that has made the original Where's Spot? a children's classic. A new series based on the key elements of the original Spot lift-the-flap titles, with bold, simple design and unexpected humour.
ISBN 9780241365694
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2019
Hill, Eric
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660229
Find Spot at the museum
Spot, Mum and Tom can't wait to visit the museum. When Spot goes missing after being distracted by the gift shop, Tom and Mum search high and low, in some unexpected places, before finding him at last. This brand new Spot adventure is full of unexpected lift-the-flap surprises and all the fun and humour that has made the original Where's Spot? a children's classic. A new series based on the key elements of the original Spot lift-the-flap titles, with bold, simple design and unexpected humour.
ISBN 9780141373768
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Hill, Eric
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567903
Finding granny
Edie's Granny is a perfect Granny - she's warm, loving and all things fun! But then she has a stroke, and suddenly, the Granny that Edie knows isn't there anymore. Or is she? A heart-warming story of love and hope...and coping with life's challenges.
ISBN 9781925335699
Publisher EK Books, 2018
Simpson, Kate & Jones, Gwynneth (ill)
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19172
Finding Monkey Moon
Michael and Monkey Moon are inseparable, especially when it's time for bed. But, one night, Monkey Moon is nowhere to be found and Michael's search for him goes way beyond the toy box.
ISBN 9781921720734
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Pulford, Elizabeth & Wilkinson, Kate (ill)
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7792
Finn throws a fit
Finn usually likes peaches. But not today. Today, Finn doesn't like anything at all.
ISBN 9780763656041
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2011
Elliott, David & Ering, Timothy Basil (ill)
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751124
Fire wombat, The
As the flames of a bushfire approaches, one small wombat shelters with other animals in her burrow all throughout a fire-eaten night. This forms the beginning of their courageous journey to safety and survival.
ISBN 9781460759332
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2020
French, Jackie & Snell, Danny (ill)
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72101
Firefighters, The
Mrs Iverson and her class pretend to be firefighters, just like the real ones, then they meet genuine firefighters and climb aboard a real fire engine. What fun!
ISBN 9781921529498
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Whiting, Sue & Rawlins, Donna (ill)
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5804
Firefly forest
Discover the magic! There's more to this forest than some choose to see, this magical place can set your heart free. Follow the glow of the fireflies to an enchanted space inhabited by unseen creatures. Who do you think lives there? Fairies or gnomes or pixies?
ISBN 9781250122636
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2018
Frampton, Robyn & Heath, Mike (ill)
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3397
Fireman Sam: red alert
Norman learns a valuable lesson about how important it is not to be careless with drink bottles. Fireman Sam comes to the rescue after some misadventures himself, and shares his safety tips.
ISBN 9781405229340
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2007
Egmont (pub)
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11283
First day
It's the first day of school, but who is most nervous about the big day, a little girl, her doll or her mum.
ISBN 9780733331206
Publisher ABC Books, 2013
Daddo, Andrew & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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12083
First day
A class of students from very different backgrounds are starting school. They're excited and a bit nervous, but they all get through in their own particular way. Alex's mum is going back to school again, too, and faces the same problems.
ISBN 9781760293918
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1998
Wild, Margaret & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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15040
First day at school, The
The first day at school contains new experiences and can be a bit scary. Simple illustrations and relevant language will help younger students.
ISBN 9781903012550
Publisher Watts Publishing Group, 2002
Jagtenberg, Yvonne
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6599
First shapes in buildings
Features twelve buildings from around the world to show two and three-dimensional shapes such as the circle, square, rectangle, cube, pyramid and cylinder. This inventive book provides an introduction to finding shapes in real-life buildings and will inspire children to appreciate some of the world's great buildings.
ISBN 9781845076955
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2009
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Lane, Penny Ann
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3774
First the egg
This is a book about transformations, from egg to chicken, seed to flower and caterpillar to butterfly. But, it's also a book about creativity as paint becomes picture, word becomes story and commonplace becomes extraordinary.
ISBN 9781845079697
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2009
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
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15976
First week at cow school
Marjorie, the cow, feels jolly proud when her daughter, Daisy, starts school. But, lessons aren't as easy as they seem. Daisy can't hoof paint or swat flies like the other cows, and cowpat training is a disaster. Yet, Marjorie soon discovers that Daisy has a surprising talent to make her stand out from the herd.
ISBN 9780007273386
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
Cutbill, Andy & Ayto, Russell (ill)
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32645
Fish
A little penguin goes looking for fish.
ISBN 9780994467812
Publisher Rabbit Books, 2017
Stadermann, Jane
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4803
Fishing trip, The
A wordless seafaring adventure about a chicken who would do anything for her family. Chicken, Fox and their soon-to-hatch egg are a happy family but there is nothing to eat. Chicken leaves the island to catch some food but the ocean is a dangerous place.
ISBN 9781877579240
Publisher Gecko Press, 2012
Rodriguez, Beatrice
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647198
Five enormous dinosaurs
Five enormous dinosaurs, letting out a roar. One stomped away... and then there were four!
ISBN 9781786281777
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2018
Bonner, Will (ill)
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4109
Five little men in a flying saucer
When five little men from Outer Space come to visit Earth, they don't like what they see. Finding a spoiled and neglected planet, the little men fly away, one by one.
ISBN 9781904550303
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2005
Crisp, Dan (ill)
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2864
Five little owls
Five beautiful owls with moonlight in their eyes find several animals playing a game in their woods. The owls give their help to all, from the tiny, dusky field mice to the orange-bellied swamp frogs in this beautifully poetic, predictable story.
ISBN 9781921042553
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2007
Carthew, Mark & Goss, Mini (ill)
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29847
Fix-it man, The
When things break, who do you get to fix them? The Fix-It Man of course! It's handy having a dad who can fix just about anything. But what happens to broken hearts when sticky tape and super glue are not enough? Together, a young girl and her father face grief and heartache, and discover that love can sometimes be the best glue of all.
ISBN 9781925335347
Publisher EK Books, 2016
Powell, Dimity & Johnston, Nicky (ill)
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9944
Flame stands waiting
Flame is a beautiful, golden carousel horse with a sad heart. Unlike the other horses, Flame is built to stand still. Children choose to ride on the turning, dancing horses and Flame is left waiting. One day, a little girl, who has always dreamed of riding the beautiful horses, comes to ride the carousel.
ISBN 9781742030951
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Fenton, Corinne & Ciaffaglione, Sebastian (ill)
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660231
Flip flap Spot
Who does Spot want to be today? A cowboy? A spaceman? A pirate? A tiger? Or maybe a mismatch of them all . . . Join Spot as he dresses up in lots of different fancy-dress outfits, from a goal-scoring wizard to a magical cowboy! This flip-flap book allows for a crazy array of silly and mismatched outfits, and is perfect for little hands to play with. This fantastically fun little book flips and flaps to create 100 different Spot outfits!
ISBN 9780141377445
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Hill, Eric
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Flip-up fairy tales series
Any three 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 Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Various
No book cover.
71129
Flood, The
Mrs Farmer loves her animals and takes them all inside during the floods. They get into no end of mischief and enjoy themselves, so much so that when the water subsides they are loathe to leave. After a stint in their own domain Mrs Farmer invites them all back again.
ISBN 9781921136214
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2007
Gray, Nigel & Hurst, Elise (ill)
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782504
Florence and Fox
Florence can't share her toys with Fox today because today is not Sharing Day. In fact, Sharing Day is not for hundreds of days. Fox has never heard of Sharing Day and he has some questions, but luckily Florence has all the answers.
ISBN 9781760651350
Publisher Walker Books, 2021
Louise, Zanni & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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4999
Florette
When Mae's family moves to a new home she wishes she could bring her garden with her. She'll miss the apple trees, the daffodils and the butterflies in the long, wavy grass. But there's no room for a garden in her new home, or so she thinks.
ISBN 9780670079414
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Walker, Anna
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643128
Fly
Lucy had always been good at fixing things, and Dad needed a bit of help. It was just the two of them after all. So when Lucy finds a bird with a broken wing, she's sure she can fix him too. But not everything that's broken can be fixed.
ISBN 9781760892562
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2019
McGeachin, Jess
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12150
Fly went by, A
A mad dash of animals appears to be started by one fly going by. This predictable, rhyming text supports early readers and deals with unfounded fears in a humorous way.
ISBN 9780001713055
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1983
McClintock, Mike
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20128
Fly-in fly-out Dad
Australia is a vast land and some workers must travel thousands of miles to do their job. These people have become known as the fly in, fly out workers, with most staying on-site for weeks at a time, then flying back to their families and loved ones to spend quality time at home.
ISBN 9781743467299
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2015
Murphy, Sally & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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5141
Flying optometrist, The
Stephanie stares up at the sky above her small town. When will the little red plane arrive? She hopes it isn't lost! Read the story to find out who's coming...and why!
ISBN 9780642279132
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2018
Anderton, Joanne, & Erasmus, Karen (ill)
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40241
Flying orchestra, The
This whimsical, beautifully illustrated book explores the concept that there is a magical orchestra that performs the soundtrack of our lives, and is always there to highlight meaning in even the most mundane of moments, no matter the time or place.
ISBN 9780702237041
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2010
McFadden, Clare
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2795
Foggy, foggy forest, The
Innovative, picture book with ingenious, transparent pages inspiring the young listener to try to imagine what might be in the foggy, foggy forest from its intriguing shadow. Lots of familiar storybook characters are out in the dark woods today. Turn the page and see if your imagination is wilder than that of illustrator, Nick Sharratt.
ISBN 9781406303377
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Sharratt, Nick
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14987
Food for thought
Shapes, colours, numbers, letters and opposites are all illustrated quaintly with fruit and vegetables.
ISBN 9780439110181
Publisher Arthur A Levine Books, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Freymann, Saxton
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660373
Foothand, Elbownose
Max'ss foot is fed up and wants to be a hand instead - over puddles and prickles and being trod on every day - and Max, being ever so obliging, agrees. All is fine until the other body parts start putting in requests of their own, and when Max finds himself with not only a foothand but an elbownose, headbottom and a mouthear, he has no choice but to send the body parts back to where they belong. Which, as it happens, suits them.
ISBN 9781760502027
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2019
Thomas, Kiah & Brecon, Connah (ill)
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5594
Footpath flowers
On a walk with her father, a little girl collects wild flowers while her distracted Dad pays her and their surroundings little attention. Each flower becomes a gift and both giver and receiver are transformed by their encounter. Wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781406362084
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Lawson, JonArno & Smith, Sydney (ill)
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For all creatures
This is a tribute to all the creatures of the world, the great and the small, the winged and the walking, the singing and the silent.
ISBN 9781921529818
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Millard, Glenda & Cool, Rebecca (ill)
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15444
For every child
Fourteen of the most pertinent rights of the child, carefully chosen from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and retold simply. Each right has been interpreted in a stunning double-page spread by some of the world's most acclaimed artists.
ISBN 9780099408659
Publisher Red Fox, 2002
Castle, Caroline (adapt)
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649002
Forever kid, The
It's Johnny's birthday but he is no longer here. His family still gathers and lovingly celebrates him on his birthday. By continuing Johnny's favourite party traditions, and sharing special memories, the family feel a sense of closeness and comfort on this day of remembrance. They will always cherish Johnny, their Forever Kid.
ISBN 9781925675382
Publisher Big Sky Publishing, 2018
Cummings, Elizabeth & Hughes, Cheri (ill)
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18730
Found you, little wombat
Little Wombat is playing hide and seek with his friends. When it is his turn to seek out his friends, he becomes lost.
ISBN 9781862334243
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2003
McAllister, Angela
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17449
Fox & Goldfish
Fox knows that Goldfish is very unwell and that his time has come. But, first, there are places they simply must see and things they absolutely must do. So, Fox and Goldfish embark on a wordless adventure.
ISBN 9780994128218
Publisher Book Island, 2016
Pieters, Nils
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23533
Fox and Moonbeam
It is Victorian England and Gerard Fox winds clocks for the queen. His lowly status means he lives in a world forever surrounded by shadows. Mademoiselle Moonbeam Lapin is a famous ballerina. She lives in the golden glow of stage lights. When Moonbeam offers Fox her friendship, both of their worlds are transformed forever.
ISBN 9781925563009
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Darlison, Aleesah & Joy, Narelda
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5545
Fox and the crow, The
Fox is very hungry and very cunning. When he sees Crow, with her beak full of tasty, yellow cheese, he works out how to persuade Crow to let it go. Retelling of an Aesop fable.
ISBN 9781409584834
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2014
Dickins, Rosie (retell) & Martinez, Roco (ill)
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3998
Fox and the Wild, The
Fred is a fox who was born in the city. It's smoky in the city, and noisy. One day, Fred hears about a place called the Wild. None of the other city animals think it exists, but Fred sets off to hunt for it. What is he going to find?
ISBN 9781760405274
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
McFarland, Clive
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4747
Foxly's feast
Foxly's tummy is rumbling. He's looking for a fantastic feast and Foxly's on the hunt for things to include. He visits the farmyard, the fish pond and the rabbit's burrow. But, maybe, there's more to Foxly than meets the eye.
ISBN 9781921690594
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Davey, Owen
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900
Foxy in love
Emily is making a Valentine's Day card and needs to be reminded about the things she loves, like hot chocolate with marshmallows. Foxy is happy to help, but sometimes makes mistakes.
ISBN 9780007483556
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Dodd, Emma
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Frances series
Any three 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 Frances series (7 books)
Hoban, Russell
No book cover.
11003
Freda the free-range chook
Freda is bored with life in the henhouse. She wants to see the world and have adventures. So, she sneaks away from her hen friends and power-walks to the creek. Freda soon finds that life outside the farmyard can be a challenge but, because she is such a gifted chook, such a thinking chook, she manages to get out of trouble. That is, until Freda gets stuck.
ISBN 9780143306870
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2012
Metzenthen, David & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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574292
Freddie and the fairy
Freddie is delighted when he meets a fairy who offers to grant his every wish. But Bessie-Belle can't hear very well, and all Freddie's wishes come out wrong. Whatever can they do?
ISBN 9780330511186
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Donaldson, Julia & George, Karen (ill)
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1159
Fredrik goes bananas
Fredrik Lotsie lives on Snowsmoke Island where the only thing to eat is fish. Fish for breakfast, fish for lunch, fish for dinner. But Fredrik has a terrible secret, he's sick of eating fish. He comes up with a plan to fix his fishy problem but, while he's hard at work, everyone else just thinks he's gone bananas.
ISBN 9781741691139
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Firth, Melissa & Orsini, Cheryl
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8189
Frida and Bear
Friends, Frida and Bear, love to draw. One day, when Bear can't think of anything to draw, Frida draws him a shape to finish. This leads to an exciting game with some unexpected and entertaining results.
ISBN 9781406353990
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Bartholin, Hanne & Browne, Anthony (ill)
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18402
Friends
An appealing story about two friends who look after each other.
ISBN 9780340656006
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2005
Cave, Kathryn & Maland, Nick (ill)
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Friends for keeps series
Any three 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 Friends for keeps series (6 books)
Quay, Emma & Walker, Anna (ill)
No book cover.
18551
Friends of Apple Street, The
On Apple Street, the sun is shining and six friends are each doing what they like best of all. But, then pitter, patter, plop, splat, it's raining in Apple Street. Yhe six friends might have to change their plans.
ISBN 9780734409591
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Pignataro, Anna
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4073
Frog and Beaver
Every morning Frog woke up from under his leaf and looked out over a beautiful river. Frog shared the river with his friends; the ducks and their ducklings. Everyone lived happily together. It was perfect. Everything changes when a young beaver comes swimming down the river, announcing this will be the ideal place for him to build his first dam. Frog endeavours to negotiate with Beaver but he shows total disregard for all the other creatures. Will all the the previously happy inhabitants survive the flood created by Beaver's dam?
ISBN 9781406359862
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
James, Simon
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22140
Frog finds a place
Ever since moonlight shone down on him in his pond, Frog has wanted to live up with the Moon and the stars. He works hard to get there, but although he tries and tries, it's a long way for a little frog.
ISBN 9781742990231
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Leffler, Dub (ill)
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4550
Frog prince, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846430770
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Stockham, Jess (ill)
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1958
Frog who lost his underpants, The
Hopping through the jungle, this way, that way, Frog is in a frenzy, scattering the ants. Teddy's looking too now, this place, that place, will they ever find those jolly underpants.
ISBN 9781921977893
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
MacIver, Juliette & Chapman, Cat (ill)
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12465
Full moon barnyard dance
The barnyard animals can't sleep. Deciding that a dance would be enjoyable, they line up two by two. As clouds cover the moon, the animals find it difficult to see their dancing partners. When the sky clears, the animals are dismayed.
ISBN 9780763618780
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2003
Schaefer, Carole Lexa & Davenier, Christine (ill)
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652802
Funeral, The
Norma misses her great-uncle Frank, but she is looking forward to his funeral. She's excited for time off school and a chance to play with her cousin Ray. And even though the day is full of thing Norma doesn't understand, she's sure of one thing: Uncle Frank would have liked his funeral.
ISBN 9781925870404
Publisher Affirm Press, 2019
James, Matt
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8046
Funky chicken: A bushy tale of crocs and chooks
Funky chicken is deemed the most unique of all animals but croc takes a liking to him for all the wrong reasons.
ISBN 9780987450708
Publisher Funkybooks, 2013
Collin, Chris & Kitchin, Megan (ill)
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580033
Funky chicken: Mission incrocible
What news has our friend Funky Chook in a flap? And why have his friends interrupted his nap? Strap yourself in for a tropical trek through the great Aussie outback. Join Funky Chicken with friends, old and new, in their wildest ride yet, out beyond Humpty Doo!
ISBN 9780994284655
Publisher Funkybooks, 2018
Collin, Chris & Kitchin, Megan (ill)
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41522
Garcia & Colette go exploring
Best friends Garcia and Colette are eager to go exploring- only they can't agree on where to go. Garcia loves everything about space (stars! planets! meteors!) and Colette is obsessed with the sea (sand! coral! fish!). So Garcia builds a rocket ship, Colette constructs a submarine, and they wish each other well on their travels. But even though they find some amazing things on their journeys, the friends quickly realise they each left something very important back home...
ISBN 9781460754306
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2017
Barnaby, Hannah & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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8016
Gary
Gary the pigeon can't fly. When his racing pigeon friends head off in their travel basket, Gary stays at home. He organises his scrapbook of travel mementos and dreams about the adventures the other pigeons are having. But, when Gary accidentally ends up a very long way from home, he discovers that flying is not the only way to have adventures.
ISBN 9781925081695
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Rudge, Leila
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4631
Gecko's echo
To stop sneaky animals stealing her precious eggs, Mummy Gecko threatens the wrath of one hundred angry geckos. But...are there really one hundred geckos? And, if there aren't, how will she protect her family? A mischievous tale of trickery and motherly courage.
ISBN 9781408859506
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2017
Rowland, Lucy & Rimmington, Natasha (ill)
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33344
Gemma gets the jitters
Gemma has a new camera! When she visits the mountains, she wants to get the perfect photo, but at the top of the lookout Gemma gets the jitters. Will she let her fear of heights stop her from achieving her dream?
ISBN 9781925563139
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Roe, Katrina & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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3778
Gentle lion and the little owlet, The
When a plucky young owlet falls from his nest above the lion enclosure at a zoo he finds himself face-to-face with a lion. Yet, instead of being eaten, the owlet and the lion become friends and decide to embark on a journey together.
ISBN 9781843651994
Publisher Pavilion, 2012
Shirley, Alice
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18473
Gently Bentley
A romp of a picture book about a rough and tumble bear who creates troubles for his friends, Squeaky and Bun.
ISBN 9780340875629
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Whybrow, Ian & Melling, David (ill)
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2271
George flies south
Winter is on the way and it's time to fly south. But, George isn't quite ready to leave his nest yet. When an enormous gust of wind blows the nest out of the tree, things start getting really interesting for George and his mother.
ISBN 9781406328868
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
James, Simon
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130923
George saves the world by lunchtime
With Grandpa's help, George helps to save the world by lunchtime. Full of practical hints that you can do at home that will have a positive global effect and make you feel good too.
ISBN 9781903919507
Publisher Eden Project Books, 2006
Readman, Jo & Roberts Ley Honor
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6395
Geronimo: The penguin who thought he could fly
Meet Geronimo, the baby penguin who has one dream and one dream only, and that is to fly! But everyone knows penguins can't fly, or can they? With a little help from his dad and friends, baby Geronimo discovers that even the wildest of dreams can come true.
ISBN 9780008279752
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2018
Walliams, David & Ross, Tony (ill)
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12155
Get well soon Little Bear
Mother Bear says Little Bear has to stay in bed because he has a cold. Little Bear doesn't mind, at least, while his mother is out of the room.
ISBN 9780694017027
Publisher Golden Books Publishing, 2003
Minarik, Else Holmelund & Sendak, Maurice (ill)
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660226
Get well soon, Spot
Spot isn't feeling well and that makes him sad. But with a little help from Mum and his friends, Spot discovers that being poorly has its perks.
ISBN 9780141373140
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Hill, Eric
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32004
Gezani and the tricky baboon
Some bananas, a wily, hungry baboon and a boy who finds a way to teach the tricky baboon a lesson.
ISBN 9781925000757
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2015
Khoza, Valanga & Rippin, Sally (ill)
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1187
Gift, The
A textless picture book which allows the reader to discover the story. Orange cat has a comfortable life and shares his dinner with a black and white cat down the road. When attempts to do the same the next day she can no longer be found, having been dumped with her three kittens as her owner leaves town. Despite meeting danger as he tries to find her, he perseveres with ultimate success.
ISBN 9781922081070
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2012
Gilmartin, Deb
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37462
Gift, The
A rather plain bear sits next to a gorgeous plush crocodile in the toy shop among all of the special Christmas toys. As each waits to be chosen, Brown Bear makes his own gift to his friend.
ISBN 9781862916982
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Matthews, Penny
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12060
Ginger
Ginger has a problem. Having lived a life of luxury as a pampered cat, he's suddenly confronted with a kitten in the house.
ISBN 9780744549348
Publisher Walker Books, 1997
Voake, Charlotte
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34329
Gingerbread man, The
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846430787
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Corke, Estelle (ill)
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6068
Giraffe problems
Edward the giraffe can't understand why his neck is as long and bendy and ridiculous as it is. No other animal has a neck this absurd. He's tried disguising it, dressing it up, strategically hiding it behind bushes, anything he can think of. But just when he's exhausted his neck-hiding options, a turtle ambles in and tries to help him understand that his neck has a purpose and looks excellent in a bow tie.
ISBN 9781406383164
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
John, Jory & Smith, Lane (ill)
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11929
Giraffes can't dance
Gerald, the giraffe, desperately wants to be able to dance with all the animals at the Jungle Dance. But, the other jungle animals laugh at him because he can't dance. Perhaps Gerald is just dancing to a different tune.
ISBN 9781841215655
Publisher Orchard Books, 2000
Andreae, Giles & Parker-Rees, Guy (ill)
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4290
Glitch
Glitch spends his life searching through mountains of mouldy mess at the dump. He wants to make the fastest billycart ever! This year, he will be competing in the Big Race! But will his twitch stop him from winning?
ISBN 9781925272710
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2017
Worthington, Michelle & Plant, Andrew (ill)
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101250
Glow-in-the-dark Christmas
It's Christmas Eve and Clifford and his friends are playing in the snow. It's a wonderful night that is made perfect when someone special finally arrives.
ISBN 9780439305679
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
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750947
Go away, worry monster!
Archie is unable to sleep on the night before he starts his new school. The worry monster is visiting and Archie's tummy hurts and his head is starting to ache. Archie must remember some of the things he can do to send that monster away.
ISBN 9781925820393
Publisher EK Books, 2020
Graham, Brooke & Tatlow-Lord, Robin
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5355
Go go and the silver shoes
When Go Go is allowed to buy the most beautiful shoes ever, she decides she will wear them EVERYWHERE! Even to the creek, where she and her brothers go adventuring. But - oh no, something terrible happens . . .
ISBN 9780143785521
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2018
Godwin, Jane & Walker, Anna
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38395
Go home, cheeky animals
At Canteen Creek where we live, there are cheeky dogs everywhere. But, when the cheeky goats, donkeys, buffaloes and camels make mischief in the camp, the dogs just lie there. That is, until those pesky animals really go too far. Then, the cheeky camp dogs roar into action.
ISBN 9781760291655
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
Bell, Johanna & Beasley, Dion (ill)
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21698
Go, dog, go
A humorous book, full of brightly coloured, busy dogs and fun use of language. Ideal for beginning readers.
ISBN 9780007225460
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2006
Eastman, P D
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623312
Go-away bird, The
One by one, the other birds fly into her tree, wanting to talk or to play, but the Go-Away bird just shakes her head and sends them all away. But then the dangerous Get-You bird comes along, and she soon realizes that she might need some friends after all...
ISBN 9781509843589
Publisher MacMillan, 2019
Donaldson, Julia & Rayner, Catherine (ill)
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15142
Goal
Preston Pig is on the loose with unequalled world class football skills. Mister Wolf doesn't stand a chance.
ISBN 9780007711161
Publisher Collins, 2002
McNaughton, Colin
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7782
Goanna was hungry, The
Imagine being at a camp in the Great Victorian Desert. Imagine being one of the ten lucky kids chosen to work with two of Australia's best-loved author-illustrators. Kids from Tjuntjuntjara, Mt Margaret, Menzies and Melbourne spent five days at a writing and illustrating camp on Spinifex Country. This is their book and their stories.
ISBN 9780994465412
Publisher Indigenous Literacy Foundation, 2016
James, Ann & Morgan, Sally
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11792
Goat and donkey and the noise downstairs
One night, Goat is woken by a noise downstairs. He is sure there must be burglars in the house. When he goes to Donkey's room and finds the bed empty, Goat is sure that Donkey has been stolen. Goat knows he must be brave and investigate the noise.
ISBN 9780192728180
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Puttock, Simon & Russell, Julian (ill)
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14988
Goat, the duck and the bale of hay, The
The goat, the duck, the mermaid, the dog and assorted friends set off in a mystical boat with their bale of hay. Simple but poetic language brings this magical tale to life. Well-suited for a newly independent reader.
ISBN 9780670040438
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Flynn, Rachel & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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2278
Gobbling tree, The
Join Zac and his friends as they try to retrieve their belongings from a tree that is determined to keep everything that lands in it.
ISBN 9781921042973
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2008
Carthew, Mark & Boyer, Susy (ill)
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12085
Going home
You'll never find Hugo whining that he's bored. Even in hospital, when there isn't much else to do except look out the window, he can amuse himself, especially with a zoo next door. Hugo inspires all the other children that he meets.
ISBN 9781921529047
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Wild, Margaret & Harris, Wayne (ill)
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12181
Going shopping
Sara has muscular dystrophy and uses a wheelchair. Sara and Moya go shopping, have lunch and buy each other treats on their day out.
ISBN 9780749636715
Publisher Watts, 2000
Church, Diane
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639794
Going to the footy
Yay! The footy's on. How will you get there? On a bus? In a boat? On a plane?
ISBN 9781925936964
Publisher Magabala Books, 2019
Topics / Aboriginal content /
Coombes, Debbie
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569198
Going to the volcano
Dwayne and Jane-i want to see the volcano! They'll ride a great dance-o to see the volcano! And climb up a crane-o to see the volcano! What could possible go wrong?
ISBN 9781444933444
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2018
Stanton, Andy & Ordonez, Miguel (ill)
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40175
Golden goose, The
Retold from the original tale, this traditional story will captivate readers with its delightful illustrations and lift-up flaps.
ISBN 9781846433245
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2009
Angeletti, Roberta (ill)
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4938
Goldilocks and just the one bear
Many years have passed since Goldilocks caused chaos at the Bears' house in the woods. Find out what happens when Little Bear, as was, wanders out of his fairytale and into the big city, rather smart apartment where Goldilocks now lives.
ISBN 9780857630438
Publisher Nosy Crow Ltd, 2012
Hodgkinson, Leigh
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38577
Goldilocks and the three bears
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781904550198
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2004
Corke, Estelle (ill)
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659290
Goldilocks and the three bears
A little girl named Goldilocks goes for a walk in the forest. What happens when she comes upon a house owned by three bears?
ISBN 9781743815878
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
Topics /