Booklists

Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9 Challenge Level : 9plus
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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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26545
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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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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590943
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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125602
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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114106
Always
Oli's mamma explains how much she loves him in a way that he will understand. Her love is as magic as a starry night and more.
ISBN 9781865044200
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Pignataro, Anna
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7119
Anno's magic seeds
A gift from a wizard makes Jack's fortune grow and grow by ones, twos, threes and more. An enchanting counting book with a moral.
ISBN 9780698116184
Publisher PaperStar books (Penguin Putnam), 1999
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Anno, Mitsumasa
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6439
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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1004
Ants go marching, The
Little Ant's colony is marching through the rain and he keeps getting distracted. Count along in this well-known rhyme.
ISBN 9781846431050
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Crisp, Dan (ill)
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815335
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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725
Baby bilby, where do you sleep
Take a peek through the peepholes in this rhyming book and discover the secret hiding places of baby bilby and other Australian desert creatures.
ISBN 9780734402301
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2001
Oliver, Narelle
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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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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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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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8230
Butcher paper, texta, blackboard and chalk
Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander's are warned that this book and CD/DVD contains images and voices of deceased persons. A book of children's songs, captured beautifully with paintings by Ruby Hunter. You can listen to the CD while reading the book. Great resource for teachers.
ISBN 9780980794847
Publisher One Day Hill Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Aboriginal content /
Hunter, Ruby & Roach, Archie
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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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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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1091
Cat in the hat comes back, The
The mischievous cat returns on a snowy day to wreak more havoc. Lots of predictable rhyme, rhythm and fun.
ISBN 9780001713048
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1982
Seuss, Dr
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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.
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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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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18387
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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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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9036
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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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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6347
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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18476
Dinosaurs galore
What shapes do you see, what noises do you hear? Perhaps you'll see a swishing tail, huge footprints, or a beak. A humorous and fact-filled poetry book about the lives of the great dinosaurs.
ISBN 9781843626091
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Andreae, Giles & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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751200
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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1189
Don't let a spoonbill in the kitchen
With their spoon-shaped bills, it would make sense that a Spoonbill bird would be right at home in the kitchen, or would it.
ISBN 9781862919310
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2013
Oliver, Narelle
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18403
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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12209
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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15307
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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50654
Down by the station
Read along with this popular rhyme and make the sounds of the bus, the tractor, the truck and other vehicles as they travel down by the station, early in the morning.
ISBN 9780859539425
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2002
Stockham, Jess (ill)
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12134
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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101592
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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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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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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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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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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36282
Five little ducks
Count along as, one by one, the little ducks don't come back when their mother calls them.
ISBN 9780859539357
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2002
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Ives, Penny (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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1722
Flight of the bumblebee
Bumblebee has no sense of direction and, when he flies, he can't land and bumps into things. Then, one of the bees suggests that Bumblebee practise his flying to music. While you read, listen to the CD of the Flight of the Bumblebee which accompanies the book.
ISBN 9781921042034
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2009
Edwards, Hazel & Goss, Mini (ill)
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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)
Corke, Estelle (ill)
No book cover.
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.
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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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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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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30771
Giraffe in the bath, A
A giraffe in the bath, a frog in the flour, a crocodile with style. This very funny picture book suggests increasingly silly and hilarious possibilities. Lots of fun for every reader, with wonderful, giggle-inducing illustrations.
ISBN 9780670072132
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Fox, Mem & Rawson, Olivia & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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12117
Good-night, Owl
Owl is trying to get to sleep but, every time he shuts his eyes, there is another sound to keep him awake.
ISBN 9781856810883
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1993
Hutchins, Pat
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43634
Goodnight, goodnight, construction site
As the sun sets on the big construction site, all the hard-working trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest, so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play.
ISBN 9780811877824
Publisher Chronicle Books, 2011
Duskey Rinker, Sherri & Lichtenheld, Tom (ill)
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8900
Goodnight, mice
It's time for bed but four cheeky mice are skittering, scampering and scurrying, and don't seem very sleepy.
ISBN 9780733324215
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy
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36859
Here we go round the mulberry bush
Enjoy doing all the activities in this well-known nursery rhyme.
ISBN 9780859538855
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2001
Kubler, Annie (ill)
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5724
Here's a little poem
Poetry arranged in appealing themes related to the everyday experiences of children such as getting up in the morning to drifting off to sleep at night.
ISBN 9781844287536
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Yolen, Jane & Fusek Peters, Andrew & Dunbar, Polly (ill)
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647191
Hey diddle diddle
Hey diddle diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such fun, And the dish ran away with the spoon! But what happens next? With new verses about piano playing pigs and chimps with cellos, the rhyming fun continues!
ISBN 9781786281784
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2018
Schmid, Emma (ill)
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30723
Highway rat, The
Give me your buns and your biscuits. Give me your chocolate eclairs. For I am the Rat of the highway and the Rat Thief never shares. Life is not safe for the other animals, as the villainous Highway Rat gallops along the highway, stealing their food. Clover from a rabbit; nuts from a squirrel, he even steals hay from his own horse. Until, the Highway Rat meets a cunning duck.
ISBN 9781407124377
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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751142
Hip hip hooray
The big day is almost here. The invitations are sent, the presents made pretty ... there's some fun to prepare! Peek inside the homes of these adorable animals as they celebrate charming birthday traditions - from party hats to pinatas and blowing out candles to making a wish.
ISBN 9781922081766
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2019
McCartney, Tania & Racklyeft, Jess (ill)
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7304
How big is too small
Poor Sam, he always gets left out of his big brother's games. But, one day, when the big boys leave him out again, Sam gets to thinking about how big is too small.
ISBN 9780670070756
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Godwin, Jane & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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63552
Hullabazoo
It's a perfect day for a trip to the zoo but watch out for the clever crocs.
ISBN 9780670074822
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Hollier, Lisa & Roper, Tracey (ill)
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21839
Hurry down to Derry fair
Billy Brown is in a hurry. The fair is starting now but his family is not hurrying too. Well, there are pies to be baked, wood to be chopped and animals to be brushed, all to show and sell at the fair. Only Grandma is ready to go.
ISBN 9781406303797
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Chaconas, Dori & Tyler, Gillian (ill)
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952
I love me
I love the way my heart knows best. I am me. A lively celebration of being and loving yourself.
ISBN 9781925163490
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2016
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin (ill)
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60455
I love you book
Come on a romp through the pages of this enchanting picture book. It reminds us of all the books we love, and why we like to see and to feel, to touch and to smell and even to taste the books and the stories that light up our lives.
ISBN 9781921479892
Publisher IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd), 2011
Hathorn, Libby & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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15145
If you're happy and you know it
Song title in book format with lovely illustrations and the animals as participants. A book of happiness for all ages.
ISBN 9781862334113
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2004
Cabrera, Jane
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6856
In a people house
Alliteration and rhyming text combine for a frolic through an ordinary house.
ISBN 9780001712768
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1973
Seuss, Dr
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90749
In the deep blue sea
Find out who lives in the deep, blue ocean. A celebration of ocean life with a few surprises along the way.
ISBN 9781921136115
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2008
Lionetto-Civa, Angie & Booth, Christina (ill)
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16262
In the deep red desert
Explore the Australian desert through the eyes of a dingo.
ISBN 9781921136467
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2010
Lionetto-Civa, Angie & Booth, Christina (ill)
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1286
Joy
I've lost my joy, where could it be.
ISBN 9781922074850
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2013
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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2802
Kindness
Someone told me about a word, a word so lovely it must be heard.
ISBN 9781925139723
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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625010
Leonard the lyrebird
Leonard is friends with everyone - and boy can he sing! But will his singing talents impress the one friend he really wants? In a story about friendship, bravery and being yourself, join this charismatic bird as he searches for the song that will change his life.
ISBN 9780994450753
Publisher King Street Press, 2018
McLeod, Jodie & Short, Eloise (ill)
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43637
Lilli-Pilli the frog princess
Lilli-Pilli is the loveliest of her royal siblings, albeit with frogs' legs. As with all fairytale princesses, the finding of a suitable husband for Lilli-Pilli is paramount for the King and Queen, and her supreme jumping skills don't hold much sway. Princess lessons in fencing, horse riding and ballroom dancing all come to nothing due to Lilli-Pilli's frogs' legs, with suitors falling by the wayside.
ISBN 9781741696202
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Farrer, Vashti & Swan, Owen (ill)
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54033
Little cat and the big red bus
Cat has to catch the bus to school with her sister but her sister sits with her friends and Cat is left to sit alone. One day, when her sister is sick, Cat must catch the bus home on her own. She falls asleep and wakes up to find herself alone in the dark.
ISBN 9780670071722
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Godwin, Jane & Walker, Anna (ill)
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51001
Lively Elizabeth
Lively Elizabeth is spirited, cheeky and very much a handful. Watch events unravel when Elizabeth, unwittingly, starts a chain reaction she can't control.
ISBN 9780340988046
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2010
Bergman, Mara & Thomas, Cassia (ill)
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Macca the alpaca 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 Macca the alpaca series (5 books)
Cosgrove, Matt
No book cover.
33257
Macca's Christmas crackers
Christmas is here! Christmas is Macca's favourite time of year. He loves thinking up amazing presents for his friends. But when he looks in his piggy bank, he finds he has no money! Macca and his best friend Al have to come up with a plan to make the best Christmas surprise for all their friends, and in doing so, discover the true spirit of giving.
ISBN 9781742998824
Series Macca the alpaca series (5 books)
Publisher Koala Books, 2018
Cosgrove, Matt
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26536
Mad about dinosaurs
Some of them have huge long necks And some have giant jaws, So come into the swampland And let's meet the dinosaurs!
ISBN 9781408337103
Publisher Orchard Books, 2004
Andreae, Giles & Wojtawycz (ill)
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Maisy 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 Maisy series (44 books)
Cousins, Lucy
No book cover.
31864
Martha, no
Martha May has already been through ten nannies in the past year and now there is a sparkling new nanny, Miss Harrington-Chive. Nanny is quite confident with her skills until they take an excursion to the city, where they lurch from disaster to disaster. When Martha puts her babysitter through test after test, they become separated.
ISBN 9781606842669
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2010
Hardy, Edward & Allwright, Deborah (ill)
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38336
Mike I don't like
Mike has no hesitation in letting anyone know exactly how he feels, and it appears that there is much he does not like. Mike loudly proclaims his dislike of everything from sandwiches to lizards, from cheese to tickles, all described in rhyme just itching to be spoken aloud.
ISBN 9780733333255
Publisher ABC Books, 2014
Temple, Jol & Temple, Kate & Foye, Jon (ill)
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54744
Miss Llewellyn-Jones
Miss Llewellyn-Jones lives in a windy place and has a lot of trouble keeping her washing on the line. She loses jeans, tops, socks and knickers. But, when she hangs out Teddy, things take a surprising turn.
ISBN 9781921361173
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2008
Forrestal, Elaine & Court, Moira (ill)
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Miss Llewellyn-Jones goes to town
Miss Llewellyn-Jones takes Teddy shopping, with disastrous results. Teddy takes off on an adventure of his own and it takes all his ingenuity to find his way home.
ISBN 9781921696046
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2010
Forrestal, Elaine & Court, Moira (ill)
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44537
Monkey Red Monkey Blue
The house is quiet and everyone is asleep except for Monkey Blue, Monkey Red and their friend Chameleon, who is quick to suggest a midnight feast. Soon, the monkeys are feasting on popcorn, spaghetti, hot dogs, fruit and more. Chameleon is a little too enthusiastic and, soon, there is a big foody mess everywhere.
ISBN 9780618462643
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Greenberg, Nicki
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31332
Moo: Talk to the farm animals
Make all the noises of the farm animals. Lots of rhyme and colourful illustrations.
ISBN 9780733318467
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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9628
Mr McGee and the biting flea
Mr McGee is in a happy mood until he is bitten by a flea. He takes off all his clothes and jumps into the sea because, of course, fleas don't like the water. Children laugh at Mr McGee running around without his clothes on.
ISBN 9780140564198
Series Mr McGee series (7 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2001
Allen, Pamela
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Mr McGee 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 Mr McGee series (7 books)
Allen, Pamela
No book cover.
58642
Muddled-up farm
Muddled-up farm is a special place where all the animals make peculiar sounds. Using rollicking rhyme, this delightful and humorous tale tells of a farm inspector's frustrations as he tries to fix a farm's mixed-up ways.
ISBN 9781740517331
Publisher Red Fox, 2002
Dumbleton, Mike
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2749
My Chinatown
Chinatown in New York is a place of dragons, dreams, memories, fireworks and delicious food on every corner.
ISBN 9780064437325
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2016
Topics / Displacement /
Mak, Kam
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1208
My super hero
Kaboom, kapow, kabam, kasplat, my superhero's not like that. Which animal is the real superhero.
ISBN 9781921888977
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2013
Owen, Chris & Court, Moira (ill)
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2859
Nannie loves
Nannie lives on a farm with rolling hills, a muddy creek and lots of animals. Nannie loves her farm and all her animals. But, what Nannie loves most is when her family comes to stay.
ISBN 9781921504839
Publisher Working Title Press, 2016
Dunstan, Kylie
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9953
Noni the pony goes to the beach
Noni the pony is friendly and funny, and her friends join her at the beach when it's sunny.
ISBN 9781743311141
Series Noni the pony series (99 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Lester, Alison
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12196
Nonsense nursery rhymes
A quirky mix of traditional and modern rhymes, arranged in alphabetical order in picture book format. Rhymes, without illustrations, are also organised alphabetically in the back of the book.
ISBN 9780199104789
Publisher Oxford University Press, 1997
Edwards, Richard & Fisher, Chris (ill)
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11206
Now I am bigger
In the first three years of a child's life they learn and experience so much. This is a collection of poems in picture book format arranged to reflect a child's progress through time represented as 'memories' of growing up from birth to two or three years.
ISBN 9781921504174
Publisher Working Title Press, 2010
Clark, Sherryl & Rycroft, Nina (ill)
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8227
Nursery & playtime rhymes
Sixteen favourite nursery rhymes are accompanied by large, colourful illustrations. The well-known nursery and playtime rhymes include Humpty Dumpty, Baa Black Sheep, Owl and the Pussy Cat, Old Macdonald had a Farm and Five Little Ducks.
ISBN 9781921346873
Publisher Brolly Books, 2009
Straw, Wendy (ill)
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7981
Oi Frog
Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gophers sit on sofas. But, Frog does not want to sit on a log.
ISBN 9781444910865
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2014
Gray, Kes & Field, Jim (ill)
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38925
Old Macdonald had a farm
Make lots of animal noises as you read along to this well-known nursery rhyme.
ISBN 9780859530538
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Adams, Pam (ill)
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751047
Old man emu
This iconic Australian song tells the very funny tale of the emu and its many traits - good and bad: He can't fly, but I'm telling you, he can run the pants off a kangaroo! The story compares the emu to lots of other Australian birds (galah, cockatoo, wedge-tail eagle, kookaburra) and of course to the kangaroo, providing wonderful opportunities for hilarious illustrations.
ISBN 9781760898793
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
WIlliamson, John & McLean, Simon (ill)
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3192
Old man who loved to sing, The
An old man moves to a secluded valley where he can sing, whistle and play his music all day long. The animals in the valley become accustomed to the old man's music and even learn to love it. Then, one day the valley falls silent.
ISBN 9781865048048
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Winch, John
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68743
Oliver who travelled far and wide
Oliver Donnington Rimington-Sneep woke from his sleep to find that Bat and Owl and Fox were there, but he couldn't see Ted anywhere.
ISBN 9780340981634
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2009
Bergman, Mara & Maland, Nick (ill)
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7406
Once upon a northern night
As a little boy sleeps soundly, wrapped up warm in bed, a winter tableau slowly builds outside, beginning with a single snowflake. The beauty and wonder of a northern winter night unfolds, with images of a soft snowfall, the wild animals that appear in the garden, the gentle rhythm of the northern lights and the etchings of frost on the window pane.
ISBN 9781406362459
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Pendziwol, Jean E & Arsenault, Isabelle (ill)
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15010
One fish two fish red fish blue fish
This book explores some of the funny things that exist in Dr Seuss's fantasy world. Along the way, young children are introduced to colours, counting, opposites and rhyme.
ISBN 9780007158560
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Seuss, Dr
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27168
One funky monkey
Join in the dance and count with a funky monkey, some hip-hopping elephants, jiving giraffes, moonwalking meerkats and lots of other animals.
ISBN 9781921150456
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
McCleary, Stacey & Degennaro, Sue (ill)
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12093
Orchard book of nursery stories, The
Large print and plenty of attractive illustrations in this perfect introduction to traditional stories like Goldilocks and Henny Penny. Fifteen favourite, traditional stories are retold for the very young.
ISBN 9781843626930
Publisher Orchard Books, 1993
Windham, Sophie
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805
Outside
It's the fluttery leaves in the magical breeze in the summery sun outside.
ISBN 9781921894688
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2015
Hathorn, Libby & Voutila, Ritva
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553
Over in the clover
Meet busy beavers, tumbling tigers, tiny tadpoles and lots more in this rhyming, counting book.
ISBN 9780192791702
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Ormerod, Jan & Gardiner, Lindsay (ill)
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35327
Owl and the pussycat, The
The beautiful, classic poem of the Owl and the Pussycat and their adventure to get married.
ISBN 9780733319143
Publisher Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2006
Lear, Edward & Wilson, Anne (ill)
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861
Peace
Polly finds peace in a storm, surprising as it may seem. A gentle reminder to share and care for others, as well as enjoy the affection we receive.
ISBN 9781925139143
Series The invisible tree series (5 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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42245
Perky little penguins
Follow the delightful little penguins as they slide and jump and waddle around in their world of ice and snow.
ISBN 9781846163388
Publisher Orchard Books, 2007
Mitton, Tony & Parker-Rees, Guy (ill)
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41699
Play School: The useful book
Packed with activities, recipes, songs and poems to share and celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Australia's most iconic television show.
ISBN 9780733334016
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
ABC Books
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14996
Ploo and the terrible gnobbler
Ploo must face the terrible Gnobbler to rescue the moon. If he can't, day will never come and there will be no oggs for breakfast on Blue Nose Island.
ISBN 9780340879009
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Inkpen, Mick
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802
Pocketful of posies: a treasury of nursery rhymes
A collection of classic nursery rhymes, beautifully illustrated with incredibly detailed, embroidered fabric and cloth scenes.
ISBN 9780618737406
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2010
Mavor, Salley
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18388
Pog and the birdies
Cats stop chasing birds so they can enjoy their songs.
ISBN 9781843624967
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Simmons, Jane
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3479
Ponkidoodle
At night, Ponkidoodle keeps watch over the family home. He's very friendly and happy, and his antics are hilarious. Nocturnal by nature, Ponkidoodle likes to hang out on top of the roof, underneath the house, in the kitchen and, sometimes, even in the loo. But, despite his comical capers, what Ponkidoodle loves more than anything, is protecting children.
ISBN 9781921042881
Publisher Little Steps Publishing, 2010
McMullin, Neridah & Pocock, Aaron (ill)
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7459
Pout-pout fish, The
A fish with a pout-pout face is spreading the dreary-wearies all over the place. We need to turn this fish's frown upside down.
ISBN 9781742830063
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Diesen, Deborah & Hanna, Dan (ill)
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578091
Puffin the architect
Meet Puffin, a clever architect who always creates the perfect home for her clients. But her newest clients are very hard to please - her own pufflings! Will Puffin come up with a puffling-perfect home design?
ISBN 9780143793755
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2018
Topics / Poetry /
Andrews, Kimberly
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75497
Purr: Talk to the pet animals
Through rhymes, see what the dog, mouse, fish and other pets are doing. You can help with the noises they make.
ISBN 9780733318443
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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750950
Rain before rainbows
Before sun there are clouds. Before daybreak there is night. In the midst of rain and thunderstorms rainbows are hard to see. And in troubles we face in life we need to always remember that bright, happy times are just ahead. With the help of friends there is always a way to overcome our dark times. This book is a celebration of hope that is at the heart of everything we do.
ISBN 9781406382358
Publisher Walker Books, 2020
Topics / Poetry /
Hallis, Smriti & Litchfield, David
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52892
Rain train, The
All aboard the rain train, through the storm, with clackety-clack and a ratter-tat-tat.
ISBN 9781921529146
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
De Roo, Elena & Lovelock, Brian
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6274
Red plane to the rescue
Today the planes are putting on a show, vroom vroom, zoom zoom.
ISBN 9781741698534
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Firth, Melissa & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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1279
Rescue ark, The
An Australian representation of the rhyme/song 'The animals went in two by two' here we have a journey around Australia identifying vulnerable and endangered Australian animals at risk of extinction, such as the Orange-Bellied Parrot, Native Bee and Gulf Snapping Turtle.
ISBN 9780642278104
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2014
Hall, Susan
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5704
Rhinos, toucans and woolly dogs
Whimsical poetry for the very young covering subjects from animals to people and experiences with lots of playful language.
ISBN 9780958143189
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2003
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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588197
Rhyme cordial
From Alarm Croc to Cheepy Head, you'll enjoy Rhyme Cordial all day long! A fun, new take on wordplay, open the pages to reveal unexpected rhymes and bold, bright illustrations.
ISBN 9781925322149
Publisher Scribble Press, 2018
Pesenti, Antonia
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3863
River riddle
A boy, a bale of hay, a sheep and a fox need to cross the river in a boat built for two. Maybe you can help them get to the other side, all in one piece.
ISBN 9781760150518
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Topics / Gender identity /
Dewar, Jim & Tortop , Anil (ill)
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46376
Roar: Talk to the wild animals
Make your own noises as you find the animals in the wild. Lots of rhyme and colourful images.
ISBN 9780733318481
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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8729
Ruthie Bon Bair, do not go to bed with wringing wet hair
The hilarious story of a girl with thick hair that took too long to dry.
ISBN 9780810954700
Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc, 2006
Lubner, Susan & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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31710
Santa's Aussie holiday
Fun book about Santa Claus picking a holiday destination. This year he is off to Australia. Some key tourist destinations are mentioned as Santa makes the most of his vacation.
ISBN 9781741690187
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Farrer, Maria & Walker, Anna (ill)
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31153
Sea of words, A: An ABC of the deep blue sea
Fantastic alphabet book of aquatic animals, with each letter making great use of alliteration and supported by amazing illustration.
ISBN 9780975839003
Publisher Silkim Books, 2006
Toft, Kim Michelle
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6335
Sebastian and the special stack of stories
Sebastian trots off at a slow, steady speed with a bundle of books he'd love someone to read. Where can you find the best spot to hear a story when you're the smallest and slowest one in a big family? Sebastian knows.
ISBN 9781460753460
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2018
Hibbert, Kelly & deGennaro, Sue (ill)
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647200
She'll be coming round the mountain
She'll be coming round the mountain, when she comes. Toot, Toot! How will she arrive next?
ISBN 9781786281753
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2018
Passchier, Anne (ill)
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5923
Silly squid: poems about the sea
Find out about some clever Australian creatures found by the shore. In this collection of funny verse, each poem is accompanied by some facts about the animal and the illustrations are based on the colours and features of the environment in which each one lives.
ISBN 9781742990965
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Brian, Janeen & Johns, Cheryll (ill)
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7369
Sleepy bears
Winter is here, and in winter bears sleep. But how do you convince six not-so-sleepy bear cubs to go to bed? Mother Bear finds a way with a cosy rhyme for each bear that sends them on dreams filled with adventure.
ISBN 9780732909802
Publisher MacMillan, 1999
Fox, Mem & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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603347
Snow knows, The
In the winter woods, the snow knows where everyone goes.
ISBN 9781771084413
Publisher Nimbus Publishing LTD, 2019
McGrath, Jennifer & Bisaillon, Josee (ill)
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35951
Snug as a hug
Join all the animals as they settle down to rest. The text is a rhyming lullaby, with each page showing an Australian animal in a different environment. A perfect book to read before sleeptime.
ISBN 9781741695212
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Vaughan, Marcia & Lofts, Pamela (ill)
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52181
Somebody's house
Follow a little girl as she walks along a street, looking at different houses and wondering who lives there. The little girl passes each, until she gets to the last house at the end of the street.
ISBN 9781921720338
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Germein, Katrina & Stead, Anthea (ill)
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15020
Spookyrumpus
Count all the spooky characters as they make their way to a party.
ISBN 9781843624226
Publisher Orchard Books, 2004
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Mitton, Tony & Parker-Rees, Guy (ill)
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14986
Squash and a squeeze, A
A little old lady thinks her home is too small. Her friend finds the best solution, filling the home with lots of animals so that it seems instantly bigger when they leave.
ISBN 9780864614681
Publisher Koala Books, 2003
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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21233
Sugarlump and the unicorn
The unicorn has a silver horn, her eyes are bright and blue, and when she hears a horse's wish, she can make that wish come true. Sugarlump the rocking horse longs for adventure. But when a magical unicorn grants his wish, he soon discovers there's no match for the fun of playing with children. Is it too late to change his mind?
ISBN 9781509862665
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2018
Topics / Poetry /
Donaldson, Julia & Monks, Lydia (ill)
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40975
Teddy took the train
When Mum and Dot go on an outing, Dot brings Teddy along for the ride. But, in the rush to get off the train, Dot loses Teddy. The kindly stationmaster assures Dot that the train didn't take teddy but, rather, Teddy took the train to go on a big adventure. Although she isn't sure, Dot gets involved in imagining Teddy's adventures.
ISBN 9781760112134
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Greenberg, Nicki
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52907
Ten fat sausages
Ten fat sausages were sizzling in the pan but they're disappearing fast. Count along and find out where the sausages have gone.
ISBN 9781904550310
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Zinsmeister, Elke (ill)
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47507
Ten little monkeys jumping on the bed
Read along and count as, one by one, each little monkey falls off the bed.
ISBN 9780859538886
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2001
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Freeman, Tina (ill)
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The invisible tree 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 The invisible tree series (5 books)
Lowe, Kirrily & Smith, Henry (ill)
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The very bear 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 The very bear series (6 books)
Bland, Nick
No book cover.
75165
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly
Enjoy this popular rhyme as you watch the insects and animals get swallowed, one by one, into an ever-expanding stomach.
ISBN 9780859530187
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2004
Adams, Pam (ill)
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47770
There was an old sailor
Have some fun by joining in to read aloud this nautical take on the rhyme, There was an old lady who swallowed a fly.
ISBN 9781921150715
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Saxby, Claire & Allen, Cassandra (ill)
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83244
There's a goat in my coat
Read aloud and act out the playful, lively rhymes in this collection.
ISBN 9781741758917
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Milne, Rosemary & McLean, Andrew (ill)
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31236
There's a hole in my bucket
When Henry the goat discovers a hole in his bucket, Liza the duck offers a series of solutions to fix it. Sing and act out this well-known song.
ISBN 9781775430469
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Cooper, Jenny (ill) & Twins, The Topp (sing)
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751173
There's a snake on my cake!
Jessie loved all her friends birthday parties. They celebrated with rollerblading, soccer and unicorns. But Jessie has something else in mind for her party. Will her friends like the slithering friend she wants to bring or will it be too scary?
ISBN 9781925563948
Publisher Wombat Books, 2020
Baker, Julia & Finn, Ann-Marie (ill)
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652806
There's only one dad like you
There's only one dad like you, Dad. My hero, friend and guide. You teach me about this great big world and how to enjoy the ride. Wise dads, caring dads, daring dads, creative dads - each dad brings their own sense of fun.
ISBN 9781925870534
Publisher Affirm Press, 2018
Racklyeft, Jess
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652805
There's only one mum like you
I love your quiet stories, songs sung loud in the rain. No one can hug like you, Mum or makes me feel the same. Brave mums, playful mums, cuddly mums, quiet mums - every mum is special in her own way.
ISBN 9781925712902
Publisher Affirm Press, 2018
Racklyeft, Jess
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98476
This is the house that Jack built
Despite all the interruptions, Jack gets his house built, in this well-known rhyme.
ISBN 9780859530750
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2005
Adams, Pam (ill)
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59724
This is the way
Join a little boy on an imaginative journey with some friendly animals.
ISBN 9781862336629
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2008
Fuge, Charles
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18003
This old man
Read along and count to this well-known rhyme.
ISBN 9780859530262
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Adams, Pam (ill)
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660653
Top koala
I am top of every tree. Top is always best to be. This koala is determined to be at the top of EVERYTHING. From a mast atop a boat on Sydney Harbour to the Parliament House flagpole in Canberra, this koala travels around Australia and tops it all.
ISBN 9781460754818
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2019
French, Jackie & Shanks, Matt (ill)
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593313
Tricky's bad day
Poor Tricky! Nothing is going right for him. Milk spills, buttons won't work, his little sister wrecks their game, and when he tries to help out, everything gets worse. Then Dad has an idea. Outside it's wild, but there's a lot to explore.
ISBN 9781925712513
Publisher Affirm Press, 2018
Lester, Alison
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654207
Trouble in tune town, The
Meg is Tune Town's best music performer, but she's having trouble rehearsing. So much trouble, in fact, that the notes have run right off the sheet! Can Meg find the notes in time for her big concert? Or are they closer to home than she thought?
ISBN 9781925545333
Publisher Little Steps Publishing, 2017
Pierlot, Maura & Norsa, Sophie (ill)
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81799
Twinkle, twinkle, little star
Say this well-known nursery rhyme as you read along.
ISBN 9780859539418
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2002
Kubler, Annie (ill) & Taylor, Jane (lyrics)
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4829
Two birds on a wire
In this rhyming story, Little Bird Blue and Little Bird Black refuse to share. Each bird wants to sit on the wire alone.
ISBN 9781742761619
Publisher Koala Books, 2015
Vass, Coral & Cooper Smith, Heidi (ill)
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14142
Two-by-two band, The
Noah's Ark has been afloat for too long and the animals are looking hungrily at one another. Noah forms a band which sounds dreadful and Mrs Noah believes that he needs a baton to conduct. The dove arrives with an olive branch which Noah uses as a baton with great effect. But, an olive branch also means something else which just might save them.
ISBN 9780192727541
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Flavell, David & Bartlett, Alison (ill)
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67817
Very itchy bear, The
Bear is enjoying a pleasant, quiet read which is interrupted when Flea announces his presence, in a way that only fleas can. The resultant sea journey for both Flea and Bear culminates somewhat surprisingly.
ISBN 9781741696516
Series The very bear series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Bland, Nick
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6291
Very noisy bear, The
In the jingle, jangle jungle, there's music in the air. It's time for bear to sleep but, perhaps, his friends can find the perfect instrument for him to play.
ISBN 9781743627853
Series The very bear series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Bland, Nick
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669512
What a lot of nonsense
Dear reader, please take time to note, Two ways to read this book I wrote. The first way is for everyone, Just read the book, enjoy the fun. The second way will challenge those Who like to read beyond the prose. Who'd like to ACT just like a cat (And that's an anagram, in fact)."
ISBN 9781460756140
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2020
Knowles, Sheena & Bentley, Jonathan (ill)
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660662
Wheels
Wheels go fast, Wheels go slow. Shout what's coming, if you know! Join in with this interactive story for all the wheel-loving people in your life.
ISBN 9781760651589
Publisher Walker Books, 2020
Sutton, Sally & Lovelock, Brian (ill)
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815
When spring comes
When it's cold and snowy and bleak and brown, Spring seems very far away. But, if you wait, soon you will see leaves and blossoms, smell flowers and mud. Soon, you will hear birds and buzzing bees.
ISBN 9780062331397
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2016
Henkes, Kevin & Dronzek, Laura (ill)
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12481
Woolly stops the train
Mrs Boots, Sam, Poppy, Rusty, the dog, and Ted, the farmhand, have to save the day when naughty Woolly encourages all the other sheep to stand on the line and stop the train. They come up with a novel idea that is very exciting for sheep.
ISBN 9780746034682
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 1999
Amery, Heather & Cartwright, Stephen(ill)
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8395
Worms, the mechanics of organics
In this funny and informative rhyming story, find out about worms that can convert garden waste and food scraps into nutrients to feed your garden.
ISBN 9780646535593
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2011
Bollard, Kellie
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34183
Yak and Gnu
Yak and Gnu are best friends who love to row and sing. I wonder who they will meet on their journey down the river.
ISBN 9781922077684
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
MacIver, Juliette & Chapman, Cat (ill)
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6059
You can't take an elephant on the bus
An elephant on a bus, a whale on a bike, or a hippo in a hot air balloon. It soon becomes apparent that none of these is a good idea, as a variety of animals cause total disaster trying to travel in or on unsuitable vehicles.
ISBN 9781408849804
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2015
Cleveland-Peck, Patricia & Tazzyman, David (ill)
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