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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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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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15023
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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6114
101 collective nouns
A tribe of kiwis? A smack of jellyfish? A wisdom of wombats? Come along an illustrated journey through the animal kingdom with Tasmanian artist Jennifer Cossins. Featuring 101 full-colour animal illustrations, each with its very own collective noun, as well as a brief history of collective nouns, this book will delight children and adults alike.
ISBN 9780734417978
Publisher Lothian Books, 2018
Cossins, Jennifer
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39425
3 wishes for Pugman
The day hasn't started well for Pugman. He's overslept, there's nothing for breakfast and the rain has made his newspaper soggy/ Can the day get any worse? The, out of nowhere, a magical and very cheerful fairy appears. She offers the grumpy Pugman three wishes. What will he wish for?
ISBN 9780980607093
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2011
Meschenmoser, Sebastian
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30985
365 penguins
A family receives an anonymous package containing one penguin. Every day, another one is delivered until there are 365 penguins in the house. Feeding, cleaning and housing the penguins become a monumental task. They're noisy, smelly and always hog the bathroom. The family wonders just who on earth is sending these squawking birds.
ISBN 9780810944602
Publisher Abrams Books, 2006
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Fromental, Jean-Luc & Jolivet, Joelle (ill)
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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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6130
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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2175
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 with Chimaka the chimpanzee
Meet Chimaka, one of a colony of chimps at Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary which provides a home for orphaned chimpanzees. Stunning photographs show where he lives, his family and how he spends his day. Discover what you can do to help protect endangered chimpanzees.
ISBN 9780975677063
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2007
Latta, Jan
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17534
Adventures with Elle the elephant
Through exquisite photographs and interesting facts, we find out lots of details about Elle, the elephant, and her daily activities.
ISBN 9780975677087
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2005
Latta, Jan
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15285
Adventures with Kolah the koala
Kolah the koala tells the young reader all about koalas - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677001
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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15286
Adventures with Lena the lion
Lena the lion tells the young reader all about lions - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677049
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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42605
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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50360
Adventures with Ollie the orangutan
Ollie the orangutan lives in the rainforest, swinging through the trees.
ISBN 9780980872705
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2010
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Ping-Ping the panda
Ping-Ping the panda talks about her everyday experiences. Includes exquisite photographs and interesting facts about pandas.
ISBN 9780975677056
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2006
Latta, Jan
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15287
Adventures with Rufus the rhinoceros
Rufus the rhinoceros tells the young reader all about rhinos - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677018
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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15288
Adventures with Timba the tiger
Timba the tiger tells the young reader all about tigers - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677032
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Latta, Jan
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4584
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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9621
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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7510
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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660225
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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569128
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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15293
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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12040
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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Angelina ballerina's invitation to the ballet
Imagine Angelina's delight when she wins two tickets to the gala performance of Cindermouse. Her excitement turns to disappointment as friend after friend has received an invitation to something else that day. Envelopes open to reveal letters.
ISBN 9780670913329
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2003
Holabird, Katharine
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15298
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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15063
Animal babies in grasslands
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the grasslands.
ISBN 9780753409435
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Schofield, Jennifer
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Animal babies 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 Animal babies series (10 books)
Schofield, Jennifer
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588194
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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15193
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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37720
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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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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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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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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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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12840
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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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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3794
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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12193
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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1305
Are you ready to play outside
Piggie can't wait to play outside in the sunshine with Gerald. When it starts to rain, Piggie gets really upset because it will spoil their fun. Gerald has a plan.
ISBN 9781406322200
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Willems, Mo
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2613
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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15733
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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15734
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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12256
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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116209
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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587736
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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587737
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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12009
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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11331
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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587733
Arthur's Chicken Pox: an Arthur adventure
Just when Arthur is looking forward to going to the circus, he comes down with the chicken pox. D.W. teases him about his spots, but she is actually jealous of all the extra attention Arthur is getting. Finally, on the day of the circus, Arthur is well enough to go, but D.W. wakes up with the spots she so badly wanted.
ISBN 9780316110501
Series Arthur series (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1996
Brown, Marc
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119962
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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8628
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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116234
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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11879
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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9670
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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15751
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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100666
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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13584
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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587734
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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587738
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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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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660123
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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15194
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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12195
Axminster the carpet snake
A loveable pet snake at Axminster School goes missing in this sequel to the story of Stickybeak, the school pet duck with attitude.
ISBN 9780140541243
Publisher Penguin, 1994
Edwards, Hazel & Wilson, Rosemary (ill)
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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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12398
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 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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17097
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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75722
Baby bear goes to the zoo
Mother and Baby Bear go to the zoo where Baby Bear follows a pretty butterfly and loses his mother. He keeps hearing someone calling 'Baby Bear, Baby Bear' and follows the sound, thinking it is his mother who is calling him.
ISBN 9780734400260
Publisher Lothian Books, 1999
Broekstra, Lorette
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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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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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660342
Baby giraffes
What is cute, spotty and has very long legs? A baby giraffe! Read and learn all about baby giraffes from the moment they are born and take their first breath, how tall and heavy they will grow until they are ready to leave their mums. You will even learn the special name of the horns that are on top of a giraffe's head!
ISBN 9780716634379
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Caswell, Deanna
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660339
Baby harp seals
What is cute, white and has blubber to keep them warm? Baby harp seals are adorable little animals whose white fur helps them blend into their icy Arctic home. This keeps them safe from predators like killer whales and polar bears. Read and learn how baby harp seals grow and even teach themselves to swim and hunt for food.
ISBN 9780716634386
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Alderman, Christine Thomas
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660337
Baby hedgehogs
What chirps, lives in a nest, has a pointy nose and can curl into prickly ball when it is scared? A baby hedgehog! This cute baby is a curious little animal who grows up fast. Read and learn about baby hedgehogs from the moment they are born until the time they are ready to leave their mums. Just imagine a baby hedgehog can live on their own when they are just six weeks old!
ISBN 9780716634393
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Caswell, Deanna
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660341
Baby hippos
What's cute and chubby and lives in the water? A baby hippo of course! A baby hippo has a lot to learn as it grows up and you can read and learn all about baby hippos from the moment they are born until it is time for them to leave their mothers. They even get into trouble if they do not do as they are told!
ISBN 9780716634409
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Caswell, Deanna
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Baby koalas
Have you ever wondered how a baby koala learns to look after itself? Learn what it needs to eat, how it moves and when it will leave its mother.
ISBN 9780716634416
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Caswell, Deanna
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660338
Baby owls
What is cute, fluffy and not very wise? A baby owl! Owls live all over the world except in Antarctica. Some owls even live in the desert! Did you know that some owls lay eggs in a burrow, a nest or on the ground? Read about baby owls and all the things they have to learn so they can become wise and powerful hunters like their mums and dads.
ISBN 9780716634423
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Caswell, Deanna
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Baby pandas
BOLT encourages a wide variety of students, including reluctant readers, by providing them with books featuring appealing topics and carefully prepared text. Innovative infographics and attention-commanding photography draw in young readers, and accessible, levelled text helps even the most challenged readers understand the material and enjoy the reading experience. This strong image/text integration aids in comprehension and complements classroom instruction, helping each and every student reach his or her learning potential! Packed with dynamic photos, charts, diagrams, fun facts, and infographics, BOLT's attention-grabbing titles are sure to have your readers coming back for more.
ISBN 9780716677253
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Caswell, Deanna
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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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660340
Baby tigers
What is cuddly, toothless and wobbly? A baby tiger! Read all about baby tigers and how they are helpless when they are born and need their mums to protect them. They have a lot to learn as they grow into powerful hunters like their parents.
ISBN 9780716634447
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Shafer, Barbara
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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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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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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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6060
Banjo bounces back
Banjo is a hoofball star. He and his friend, Bella, just love the game. But, when Banjo gets injured, he finds it's easier to stay in bed and play Haystation and suck on molasses. Bella is desperate for Banjo to play hoofball again.
ISBN 9781862918467
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Hume, Lachie
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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119007
Bedtime for Frances
Frances is not yet tired. She needs a glass of milk, a piggyback, goodnight kisses and a room free of tigers, spiders and giants.
ISBN 9780099432456
Series Frances series (1 of 7)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Hoban, Russell
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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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15300
Beetles and bugs
An entertaining and educational book about Australian beetles and bugs, with coloured pictures depicting the simple text. Useful text for increasing students' understanding of vocabulary.
ISBN 9780975145029
Publisher Sapphire Coast Press, 2003
Harley, Diana & Yates, Sue-Ellen (ill)
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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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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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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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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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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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46511
Big bad bun
There never was a rabbit as bad as Big Bad Bun. Or so you'd think if you read the letter which he left on his bed after school one day. But, it turns out that Big Bad Bun might not be as bad as he makes out.
ISBN 9781842709252
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Willis, Jeanne & Ross, Tony (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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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21150
Bobby the littlest war hero
This is the story of Bobby - the littlest hero in a very big war. Bobby is a tiny canary. His best friend is Jack, a soldier in one of the tunnelling companies of the Royal Engineers. Together they go deep into the tunnels under no-man's-land. Jack's job is to dig, while Bobby's job is to warn the men to get out quickly when there's dangerous gas. Bobby's warnings save the tunnellers' lives again and again. But Jack worries that it's a hard life for a little bird. Will Bobby ever be free to fly again?
ISBN 9780143771876
Publisher Penguin NZ, 2018
Harper, Glyn & Cooper, Jenny (ill)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BumbleBunnies series
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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15272
Butterflies of the sea (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as butterflies of the sea. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733920820
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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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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646
Butterfly: Watch me grow
Many interesting facts about butterfliess and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405302425
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley
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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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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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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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43046
Can you growl like a bear
Try trumpeting like an elephant, growling like a bear and chattering like a chimp as you look at lots of different animals and the noises they make.
ISBN 9781846163241
Publisher Orchard Books, 2008
Butler, John
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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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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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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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Cat and fish
Cat and Fish discover each other one night and spark a most unlikely friendship. As they teach each other about the worlds of the land and the sea, they find they share a common sense of adventure. They learn new things from each other.
ISBN 9780734404817
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Grant, Joan & Curtis, Neil (ill)
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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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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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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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46416
Cat tale
Follow the adventures of three cats as they rumble and tumble in a confusing journey of words.
ISBN 9780061915161
Publisher Greenwillow, 2012
Hall, Michael
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clams, oysters and scallops (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as clams, oysters and scallops. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926686
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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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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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.
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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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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128381
Clifford digs a dinosaur
Clifford and friends help Emily Elizabeth on a Birdwell Island dig for dinosaur bones. Everyone finds bones except T-Bone, until he finds a small but important one.
ISBN 9780439434294
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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128382
Clifford finds a clue
Jetta's necklace is missing and all signs point to Emily Elizabeth. But, Clifford knows Emily Elizabeth is no thief. Clifford, T-Bone and Cleo sniff out clues to solve the mystery.
ISBN 9780439530453
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Bridwell, Norman
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128384
Clifford gets a job
In order to pay for his dog food, Clifford, a big red dog, decides to get a job.
ISBN 9780590442961
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1985
Bridwell, Norman
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128388
Clifford goes to dog school
Emily Elizabeth is taking Clifford to dog school. His teacher tries to show Clifford how to heel. But, the leash is too short and she's swept off her feet. Then, she tells Clifford to sit and this is even worse.
ISBN 9780439545655
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Bridwell, Norman
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101302
Clifford goes to Hollywood
Clifford gets a part acting in a movie and thinks he will be truly happy.
ISBN 9780590634359
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1990
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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99594
Clifford grows up
As she looks through a photo album, Emily Elizabeth remembers Clifford's puppyhood.
ISBN 9780439082334
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1999
Bridwell, Norman
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101523
Clifford keeps cool
Clifford finds a place to keep cool in the summer.
ISBN 9780439043946
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1999
Bridwell, Norman
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128390
Clifford makes a friend
Because Clifford imitates everything the boy does, he quickly makes a friend.
ISBN 9780590379304
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
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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128398
Clifford the big red detective
Clifford, the dog detective.
ISBN 9780613674881
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
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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101258
Clifford to the rescue
Whether he's saving a kitten, putting out a fire or holding up a bridge so a parade can safely pass, Clifford is always a hero.
ISBN 9780439140386
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2000
Bridwell, Norman
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111190
Clifford wants a cookie
It's time to bake cookies with Clifford.
ISBN 9780590911641
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1988
Bridwell, Norman
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101259
Clifford's A B C
Clifford runs through the alphabet.
ISBN 9780590486941
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Bridwell, Norman
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101500
Clifford's animal sounds
Clifford, the small red puppy, meets many animals and discovers the different sounds they make.
ISBN 9780439551090
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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99604
Clifford's bathtime
At first, Clifford, the small red puppy, doesn't want to take a bath. Then, he finds out how much fun it can be.
ISBN 9780439545679
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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101299
Clifford's bedtime
Clifford, the small red puppy, thinks up lots of ways to put off going to bed.
ISBN 9780439545686
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
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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128410
Clifford's busy week
It's Sunday, and Clifford and Emily Elizabeth are going to visit her grandma. But Clifford can't find Mr. Squeaky, his favorite toy mouse. Emily Elizabeth and Clifford return to the places they visited the previous week to look for Mr. Squeaky.
ISBN 9780606248969
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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101516
Clifford's Christmas
Clifford makes different kinds of snowmen, plays ice hockey differently and brings home a Christmas tree that is the right size for him but not for the family.
ISBN 9780439198912
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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128411
Clifford's Christmas presents
It's Christmas Eve and Clifford and his friends are very busy. They buy Christmas presents, decorate the tree and play in the snow before they go to bed. While Clifford is sleeping, he has a Christmas dream about what Santa will bring for him.
ISBN 9780439394512
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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128408
Clifford's first autumn
Discover Clifford's love of autumn.
ISBN 9780590341301
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1997
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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127769
Clifford's first Easter
Join Clifford as he prepares for Easter.
ISBN 9780590222419
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1995
Bridwell, Norman
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128428
Clifford's first Halloween
Many Halloweens ago, Clifford was just a tiny red puppy who got into lots of trouble.
ISBN 9780439823036
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2006
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's first sleepover
When Emily Elizabeth goes to Grandma and Grandpa's house for a sleepover, she thinks she is leaving her small red puppy behind. So there are lots of surprises in store when Clifford sneaks into her suitcase.
ISBN 9780439472852
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's first snow day
Learn to enjoy the snow with Clifford.
ISBN 9780590034807
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's furry friends
Join Clifford as he finds a sleeping kitten, makes friends with a fluffy bunny, rides a velvety horse and swims in a stream with some downy ducks.
ISBN 9780590864022
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1996
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's good deeds
Clifford, a very big dog who always overdoes his good deeds, finds something to do that is his size.
ISBN 9780590335898
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1985
Bridwell, Norman
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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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Clifford's happy Easter
Join Clifford for a funny Easter story.
ISBN 9780590477826
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Bridwell, Norman
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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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Clifford's hiccups
When Clifford develops the hiccups, his friends try to find a cure.
ISBN 9780439283373
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's kitten
Clifford gets a kitten.
ISBN 9780590442800
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's manners
Everyone loves Clifford, the big red dog, because Emily Elizabeth has taught him such beautiful manners.
ISBN 9780590486972
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Bridwell, Norman
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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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Clifford's opposites
Clifford the small red puppy learns about the differences between slow/fast, first/last, up/down, wet/dry and other words that are opposites.
ISBN 9780439551106
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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101255
Clifford's pals
Clifford and his pals just can't stay out of trouble. The silly dogs decide to pass the time by playing around a construction site. This is a bad idea.
ISBN 9780439725231
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2005
Bridwell, Norman
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101301
Clifford's peekaboo
The reader may guess where a small red puppy is hiding at each turn of the page.
ISBN 9780590447379
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1991
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's puppy days
Travel back to find out how Clifford spent his days as a puppy, before he was big and red.
ISBN 9780439725255
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2005
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's sports day
Clifford goes to school with Emily Elizabeth to participate in the outdoor sports day activities.
ISBN 9780590629713
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1996
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's spring clean-up
It's time for Clifford to help with the spring cleaning.
ISBN 9780590060127
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1997
Bridwell, Norman
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101248
Clifford's Thanksgiving visit
A big red dog starts out early Thanksgiving morning to spend the day with his mother, little suspecting the difficulties he will have in reaching her.
ISBN 9780590469876
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1993
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford's trick
Clifford learns a new trick.
ISBN 9780439406680
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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101253
Clifford's valentines
Clifford, the big red dog, makes a snowy valentine for his friends.
ISBN 9780439183000
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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101252
Clifford, I love you
Clifford is crying, kissing and, naughtily, running off with a shoemaker's giant display shoe. But, Emily Elizabeth always loves her big red dog.
ISBN 9780439367745
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2002
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford, we love you
When Clifford, the big red dog, is feeling sad, Emily Elizabeth and her friends do everything they can think of to cheer him up.
ISBN 9780590486125
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford: cookie crazy
Clifford goes crazy over cookies.
ISBN 9780613674874
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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Clifford: the small red puppy
How Emily Elizabeth met Clifford, the big, red dog.
ISBN 9780590442947
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1985
Bridwell, Norman
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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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Clumsy crab
Nipper, the crab, hates his clumsy claws until he uses them to rescue his friend from being tangled in seaweed.
ISBN 9780864615152
Publisher Koala Books, 2005
Galloway, Ruth
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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94504
Come down, cat
The day is ending, night is falling and Nicholas's cat won't come down from the roof. High on the roof, she licks her paws while Nicholas worries about her being all alone, especially during the night. But, his cat doesn't want to come down, at least, not yet.
ISBN 9780670074754
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
Hartnett, Sonya & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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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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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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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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48801
Copy cat
Cat is small and Dog is big. Whatever Dog does, Cat does too. Dog gets really fed up with Cat copying everything she does. But one day, when Cat can't be found, Dog discovers she doesn't have anyone to play with.
ISBN 9781846433672
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2010
Birchall, Mark
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15264
Coral (Marine life for young readers)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit coral. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733912894
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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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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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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99090
Count on Clifford
Activities at a birthday party for Clifford, the big red dog, provide opportunities for counting balloons, presents and other objects from one to ten.
ISBN 9780590442848
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1987
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Bridwell, Norman
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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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14616
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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50741
Cows in the kitchen
See what chaos the animals cause in the farm house when Tom Farmer falls asleep in the haystack.
ISBN 9781406326321
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Crebbin, June & McEwen, Katharine (ill)
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15265
Crabs, shrimp and lobsters (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as crabs, shrimp and lobsters. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912917
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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6899
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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3383
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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18058
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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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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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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15002
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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24574
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, Bilby, Dance
Moths, leaves, Min-min lights and, even, shadows dance around him. Bilby has to practise hard before he can dance and prance. It's great fun until a much larger shadow appears.
ISBN 9781925272130
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2016
Oktober, Tricia
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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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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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660670
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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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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36832
Day the chooks blew away, The
Every night, the chickens and Rodney, the rooster, on Misery Farm go to roost and dream. They dream about being somewhere else and doing something different. One morning, a big storm comes and blows all the chooks away, including Rodney the rooster and the rest of Misery Farm.
ISBN 9780980321654
Publisher JoJo Publishing, 2008
Bowater, Alan & Pascoe, Pete (ill)
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89694
Dear little fish
Here is a tale about the relationship between two unlikely characters, a cat and a goldfish. The cat sets the goldfish free but, the friendship is so strong, they find each other again and are reunited.
ISBN 9781921346514
Publisher Brolly Books, 2008
Dahan, Andre
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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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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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31030
Den is a bed for a bear, A
Bears sleep during the winter for lots of good reasons. Find out why and where they sleep, and what they do when they wake up.
ISBN 9781426303098
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Baines, Becky
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Deserts (Habitats of the world)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit deserts. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733924477
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Ballance, Alison
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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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Dewdrop 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 Dewdrop series (8 books)
MacCarthy, Patricia
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Dewey: there's a cat in the library
One cold night in Iowa, a small kitten is dropped into a book-return chute at the public library. He is named Dewey Readmore Books and becomes the library mascot, attracting many visitors to the library. As Dewey realises his privileged position, he makes an effort to be the best library cat ever.
ISBN 9781847389138
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2010
Myron, Vicki & Witter, Bret & James, S (ill)
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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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Digging-est dog, The
A dog, who has spent too much of his life on hard surfaces in a pet shop, is claimed by a new young owner. The dog's new canine colleagues attempt to teach him to dig, and his determination to succeed leads to disaster and some unexpected results.
ISBN 9780007224807
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Perkins, Al & Gurney, Eric (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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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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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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22291
Dinosaur roar
Lots and lots of delightful dinosaurs do all sorts of things but, most of all, they love their lunch.
ISBN 9780864615206
Publisher Koala Books, 2005
Stickland, Paul & Henrietta
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15000
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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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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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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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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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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7213
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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31769
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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5289
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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21171
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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9521
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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17435
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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5910
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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660807
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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16876
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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15096
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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10261
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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67321
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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64725
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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1074
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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15138
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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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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5946
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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61200
Dr Seuss' animal antics
Three separate animal stories compiled into one book by Dr Seuss. Stories include If I ran the circus, If I ran the zoo and On beyond zebra. The same wacky style stories with fun use of language.
ISBN 9780007241941
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Seuss, Dr
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5496
Dr Seuss' sleep book
Full of wonderful, yawning creatures who spread sleep thoughts at bedtime. Great fun for practising reading aloud and ideal for independent readers.
ISBN 9780008236069
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2017
Seuss, Dr
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12496
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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751146
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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12072
Duck
With photographs and simple text, this book traces the life cycle of the duck, showing its growth and development from when it is an egg until it is old enough to mate and produce offspring.
ISBN 9780749644307
Publisher Franklin Watts, 2002
Watts, Barrie
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12429
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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628140
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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31131
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, Duck, Porcupine series
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Series Duck, Duck, Porcupine series (3 books)
Yoon, Salina
No book cover.
7876
Duckling gets a cookie, The
An adorable little duckling gets a cookie just by asking politely. Politely reminds the duckling, but the Pigeon is already off on an hilarious rant about all the things he asks for, ending with the all-too-familiar refrain, 'it's not fair'.
ISBN 9781423151289
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Willems, Mo
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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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571297
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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5202
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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660630
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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12250
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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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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12133
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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12135
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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15277
Eels (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as salt-water eels. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926679
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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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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25232
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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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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54825
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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34859
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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19555
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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58150
Elmer and the stranger
Kangaroo thinks there is a difference between a bounce and a jump, and he is very concerned that he's going to look silly in the upcoming jumping competition. Elmer helps him to discover that one will do just as well as the other.
ISBN 9781842707821
Series Elmer series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
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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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
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Series Elmer series (18 books)
McKee, David
No book cover.
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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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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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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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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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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568281
Errol
Errol is a penguin who refuses to come when his mother counts to three. What happens next is a bright and playful adventure.
ISBN 9781742766300
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Zanni, Louise & Bunting, Philip (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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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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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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15273
Exotic tropical fish (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as exotic tropical fish. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733920769
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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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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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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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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988
Fat Ferdie
Fat Ferdie is a scary beast because of what he likes to eat.
ISBN 9780670077168
Publisher Penguin, 2013
Allen, Pamela
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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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1667
Faust's party
Faust's family go off to have a picnic leaving him to mind the house. Unfortunately, Faust has some unexpected and unwanted visitors. Faust decides to enlist his friends to help protect the family home, creating an even bigger problem.
ISBN 9780733613562
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Ottley, Matt
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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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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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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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2645
Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe
Figaro and Rumba are best friends. Figaro is a dog who loves to run like the wind. Rumba is a cat who once sang and danced in Cuba. When they catch the Very Fast Train that goes all the way to the beach, they meet a cunning crocodile with conga drums and an elegant satin waistcoat. Surely such a musical creature couldn't be a villain?
ISBN 9781742373119
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Fienberg, Anna and King, Stephen Michael (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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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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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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15266
Fish (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about fish. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912849
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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15278
Fish and their babies (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about fish and their babies. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926662
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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15274
Fish that hide (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as fish that hide. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733920721
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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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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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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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
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Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Various
No book cover.
762264
Float or sink?
What happens if a ladybug lands on a stick in a creek? What if a flea or a fly land as well? Then a gnat and a slug or a greedy duck. What do you think? Float or sink? This humorous rhyming tale will keep you guessing until the end.
ISBN 9781925804621
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2021
Covark, Kylie & Plant, Andrew (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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14476
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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15215
Forests (Habitats of the world)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit forests. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733924514
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Ballance, Alison
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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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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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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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Frances series
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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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15223
Freshwater (Habitats of the world)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit fresh water. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733924545
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Ballance, Alison
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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.
130958
Frog (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about frogs and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographs.
ISBN 9781405301619
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2003
Dorling Kindersley
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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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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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12234
From chick to chicken
Chicks emerge from their eggs and grow fluffy down and then their first real wing feathers. The farmer and vet take a keen interest in the animals and the breeding process. Both free-range and confined chickens, egg layers and broilers are shown.
ISBN 9780739844274
Publisher Raintree, 2002
Powell, Jillian
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18305
From kitten to cat (How do they grow)
Beautifully-illustrated book tracing the growth from kitten to cat and how to look after them. Includes an index and contents.
ISBN 9780750238625
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2001
Powell, Jillian
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12235
From piglet to pig
A sow gives birth to many tiny, squealing piglets. They grow quickly and are soon playing and searching for their own food in the soil. The book traces the life of the piglets as they grow and change into adults and explains how piglets are born.
ISBN 9780750238168
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Powell, Jillian
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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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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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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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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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587880
German shepherds
Learn all about man's best friend before bringing one home. Discover how much they eat and how much they bark! Which dog will be best for you?
ISBN 9780716693253
Publisher World Book, 2018
Noll, Elizabeth
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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6703
Go Jojo go
Jojo the gentoo penguin was born on an island in the Southern Ocean, halfway between Australia and Antarctica. From her nest she can see the beach, and she just can't wait to go to sea.
ISBN 9781743310175
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Bickford, Tessa & Castles, Jennifer
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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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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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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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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
Degennaro, Sue
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551
Good boy Fergus
Fergus, the West Highland terrier, is a pampered pet who loves to do all the things that dogs love to do.
ISBN 9780439490276
Publisher Blue Sky Press, 2006
Shannon, David
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6714
Good day, good night
When the sun comes up and the day begins, the little bunny says good day to all the familiar things outside. To the birds in the skies and the bees in their hives, to everything one by one. And as the sun starts to set, it's time for the little bunny to say good night. Good night, kitty. Good night, bear. Good night, people everywhere.
ISBN 9780008261207
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Wise Brown, Margaret & Long, Loren (ill)
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2620
Good dog Hank
Hank is always a good dog, in his own special way.
ISBN 9780732293642
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2014
French, Jackie & Rycroft, Nina
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38489
Good morning, Maisy
Maisy is busy feeding all the animals on the farm. I wonder what Farmer Maisy will have for her breakfast this morning.
ISBN 9780744589016
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Cousins, Lucy
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18447
Good night me
An orangutan youngster goes to sleep, body part by body part, as he is kissed goodnight by his mother. It certainly takes a long time to say goodnight to this cute little fellow.
ISBN 9780733621123
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2005
Daddo, Andrew & Quay, Emma (ill)
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587801
Good Rosie
Rosie is a good dog and a faithful companion to her owner, George. She likes taking walks with George and looking at the clouds together, but the closest she comes to another dog is when she encounters her reflection in her empty dog bowl, and sometimes that makes Rosie feel lonely. One day George takes Rosie to the dog park, but the park is full of dogs that Rosie doesn't know, which makes her feel lonelier than ever. When big, loud Maurice and small, yippy Fifi bound over and want to play, Rosie's not sure how to respond. Is there a trick to making friends? And if so, can they all figure it out together?
ISBN 9780763689797
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
DiCamillo, Kate & Bliss, Harry (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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660719
Goodnight glow worms
Will the glow worms ever get to sleep? This is a cuddly, snuggly bedtime story, filled with joyful illustrations and rhyming text. A perfect read for bedtimes.
ISBN 9780143792918
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2020
Parker, Aura
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15098
Goodnight Harry
Harry, the elephant, can't get to sleep. He tries all sorts of activities to help him get to sleep. Thank goodness for friends.
ISBN 9781844285006
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Lewis, Kim
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8204
Goodnight Spot
Join Spot, the puppy, as he goes through his bedtime routine.
ISBN 9780723244905
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1999
Hill, Eric
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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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10736
Gordon's got a snookie
Gordon, the new silverback gorilla at the zoo, cannot understand it. When the animals discover he keeps a snookie, a security blanket, they bully him by teasing. He has tried his best but he thinks he is the loneliest animal in the whole zoo.
ISBN 9781865086903
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Shanahan, Lisa & Harris, Wayne (ill)
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9615
Grandma fox
The chickens are in danger once more as Fast Fox fancies a chicken sandwich. He disguises himself as a grandma, a doctor and a postman as he plots to catch the unsuspecting chickens.
ISBN 9780140564020
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2000
Ahlberg, Allan & Amstutz, Andre (ill)
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21596
Grandma Wombat
She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. And, like all grandmas, she thinks her grandson is the best-behaved baby ever. But, this baby has other ideas.
ISBN 9780732299590
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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649004
Grandpa and Tuska
Tuska is a young elephant who loves spending time with his grandfather. And Grandpa loves spending time with him. Tuska never grows tired of Grandpa's thrilling stories about being a young elephant and thinks Grandpa is the wisest elephant he knows. But Grandpa is getting old, and what's more, he's getting forgetful and, well ... he's acting rather strangely these days!? His stories are not making sense and sometimes he doesn't even recognise the other animals. Grandpa's behaviour is making Tuska feel scared. When Grandpa goes missing, Tuska is determined to risk everything to bring him home. But who will save who?
ISBN 9781925675405
Publisher Big Sky Publishing, 2018
Phillips, John
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15218
Grasslands (Habitats of the world)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit grasslands. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733924439
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Ballance, Alison
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46737
Great expedition, The
A team of brave, very young explorers cross wild country to deliver a valuable parcel. The journey is punishing. Some of the young explorers don't make it. But, in the end, two courageous souls will be admired and remembered for many years to come.
ISBN 9781921042812
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2011
Carnavas, Peter
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1138
Great garden mystery, The
Someone is stealing the beetroots, would could it be. Join us in the garden and we'll unravel this mystery.
ISBN 9780857984166
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Treml, Renee
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22457
Great Googly Moogly, The
Nobody has ever been able to catch the legendary Googly Moogly fish. Stella aims to do just that, with different fishing gear and different bate, she sets out to catch her dream fish.
ISBN 9781846436390
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2014
Dicmas, Courtney
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12470
Great Gracie chase, The
All that Gracie wants is a quiet house. When the painters arrive, in their big, noisy truck, with the clangy ladders and their big-person voices, Gracie barks and barks to tell them to go outside. But, instead, Gracie is put outside.
ISBN 9780590100410
Publisher Blue Sky Press, 2001
Rylant, Cynthia & Teague, Mark (ill)
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6445
Great house hunt, The
A big and brightly coloured picture book about two ladybirds hunt for the perfect house - led by a tenacious yet clueless real estate agent, Mr Weevil.
ISBN 9781877579295
Publisher Gecko Press, 2012
Cali, Davide and Boutavant, Marc (ill)
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12498
Great ocean walk
When a boy and his father take a walk along the beautiful, wild beaches of the Great Ocean Road, they find lots of interesting treasures. The next question is what will they do with their collection.
ISBN 9780734405777
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Novak, Jiri Tibor
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101499
Greatest parade, The
Clifford wants to join in the big parade.
ISBN 9780439607018
Series Clifford series (80 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2003
Bridwell, Norman
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774197
Greatest showpenguin, The
Poppy is a penguin who has always performed. But now Poppy wants to change her life to no more juggling, unicycling or breathing fire. She wants to make others happy, but also be happy herself. so she is going to run the show. Can she become The Greatest Showpenguin?
ISBN 9781843654681
Publisher Pavilion, 2021
Freegard, Lucy
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7420
Greedy dog, The
Dog is always on the lookout for food. He finds a juicy bone to eat. But, one bone might not be enough for a greedy dog. A retelling of a classic Aesop fable.
ISBN 9781409584841
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Dickins, Rosie (retell) & di Chiara, Francesca (ill)
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12033
Green eggs and ham
Sam-I-am persists in pestering a grumpy grouch to try a plate of green eggs and ham. You never know what you will like until you try it.
ISBN 9780001713062
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1983
Seuss, Dr
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47914
Grizzly dad
Dads can sometimes be grumpy and grouchy and grizzly. But sometimes, that can be great fun!
ISBN 9780552554466
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Harrison, Joanna
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17417
Grug and his bicycle
You'll never forget how to ride a bicycle when you learn with Grug.
ISBN 9780731813988
Series Grug series (34 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2009
Prior, Ted
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17960
Grug and the rainbow
With Grug, you can make a rainbow that really lasts.
ISBN 9780731813902
Series Grug series (34 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster (Australia) Limited, 2009
Prior, Ted
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2048
Grug goes to school
Come to school and learn with Grug.
ISBN 9780731813933
Series Grug series (34 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster (Australia) Limited, 2009
Prior, Ted
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2295
Grug in the playground
Playgrounds are full of fun and challenges for Grug.
ISBN 9780731813919
Series Grug series (34 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster (Australia) Limited, 2009
Prior, Ted
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3028
Grug meets a dinosaur
One hot morning, Grug decides to go to the creek for a swim. On his way there, he spots a strange creature lying on a rock. It looks like a dinosaur. The dinosaur chases Grug to the creek, and it follows him. Grug swims across the creek, and so does the dinosaur. Grug sits down for a rest under a tree. The dinosaur is nowhere to be seen.
ISBN 9781925030525
Series Grug series (34 books)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2015
Prior, Ted
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Grug series
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Series Grug series (34 books)
Prior, Ted
No book cover.
36346
Grump, The
The Grump is very scary. He leaves a mess wherever he goes, he gobbles everything in sight and he has a deep, rumbling growl.
ISBN 9781842707227
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Garson, Sarah
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2787
Grumpy Gloria
No matter what the children do, Grumpy Gloria is just sullen, scowly, sulky, slumpy. They cannot work out what is causing the problem until an unexpected accident provides the solution.
ISBN 9780670061235
Publisher Viking UK, 2006
Dewdney, Anna
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9050
Grumpy lighthouse keeper, The
On a stormy, wet-season night in Broome, the lighthouse keeper gets out of his warm bed to ensure the lamp is still lit for passing ships. While he is out, sea creatures of all shapes and sizes race up the lighthouse staircase to escape the storm. When the lighthouse keeper returns to his bed, he becomes very grumpy.
ISBN 9781925360189
Publisher Magabala Books, 2016
Corpus, Terrizita & Prewett, Maggie (ill)
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2050
Guess how much I love you
Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare discover that love is not an easy thing to measure. This story is about finding ways of expressing the depth of love between a child and a parent.
ISBN 9780744532241
Series Guess how much series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 1994
McBratney, Sam & Jeram, Anita (ill)
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57187
Guess how much I love you in the spring
It's spring and Little Nutbrown Hare learns how things grow. A tadpole becomes a frog, a shoot grows into a big tree. If everything grows and changes, Little Nutbrown Hare tries to guess what he might become one day.
ISBN 9781406308532
Series Guess how much series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
McBratney, Sam & Jeram, Anita (ill)
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90299
Guess how much I love you in the summer
It's summer and Little Nutbrown Hare learns about all the different colours, the red of the berries, the green of the leaves and the blue of the sky. Little Nutbrown Hare thinks there is one colour that is the loveliest of all.
ISBN 9781406308549
Series Guess how much series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
McBratney, Sam & Jeram, Anita (ill)
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Guess how much series
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Series Guess how much series (5 books)
McBratney, Sam & Jeram, Anita (ill)
No book cover.
119820
Guess what: there's a hippopotamus on the hospital roof eating cake
I didnt want to go to hospital. My big sister said that my hippo knows all about hospitals so he can go with you. Theres a hippopotamus on our roof eating cake and he's going to hospital too. Everyone's favourite hippopotamus has returned.
ISBN 9780143501374
Series There's a hippopotamus series (6 books)
Publisher Penguin, 1997
Edwards, Hazel & Niland, Deborah (ill)
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28527
Gwendolyn
In the jungle, there are jaguars, monkeys and parrots aplenty. But, there are no penguins, none at all. Penguins don't live in the jungle, except for Gwendolyn.
ISBN 9780733335174
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
MacIver, Juliette & Baynton, Terri Rose (ill)
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Habitats of the world series
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Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Ballance, Alison
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Hairy Maclary and Friends series
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Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Dodd, Lynley
No book cover.
36828
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack
Zachary Quack, a small and very determined duckling, sets out to play with a rather reluctant Hairy Maclary.
ISBN 9780733313202
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2003
Dodd, Lynley
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9360
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's dairy
A wonderfully, rhythmical and humorous text in which we meet Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's dairy and a few of his canine friends.
ISBN 9780140505313
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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15312
Hairy Maclary scattercat
Hairy Maclary loves chasing things, particularly cats. Then, he meets his match.
ISBN 9780140505801
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 1987
Dodd, Lynley
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11480
Hairy Maclary's bone
Hairy Maclary is given a bone by his friend, the butcher, and he has to outsmart his good buddies, including Schnitzel von Krumm and Hercules Morse, so he can have the bone all to himself.
ISBN 9781582460604
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2001
Dodd, Lynley
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12260
Hairy Maclary's caterwaul caper
Hairy Maclary leads all the dogs in the neighbourhood to investigate the terrible noise coming from a tree.
ISBN 9780140508734
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1989
Dodd, Lynley
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41880
Hairy Maclary's hat tricks
A blustery day has Hairy Maclary off to the park for fun and games. When he comes across a windblown wedding party, he is able to show off his remarkable retrieving skills.
ISBN 9780733321405
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Dodd, Lynley
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36850
Hairy Maclary's rumpus at the vet
Something happens in the waiting room at the vet and causes a scramble of paws, a tangle of bodies and a jumble of jaws.
ISBN 9780140564518
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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36854
Hairy Maclary's show business
When Hairy Maclary bounces and pounces his way into the cat show, his flustering and blustering bring an unexpected result.
ISBN 9780140545500
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Dodd, Lynley
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12012
Hairy Maclary, shoo
When Hairy Maclary decides to snoop inside a delivery van, he's in for a chaotic adventure.
ISBN 9780733325458
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Dodd, Lynley
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25499
Hairy Maclary, sit
Hairy Maclary is not in the mood for obedience class. He feels mischievous and scampers away, with some friends in tow.
ISBN 9780141330952
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Dodd, Lynley
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102150
Happy birthday Maisy
Join in the fun of celebrating Maisy's birthday.
ISBN 9780763624545
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2006
Cousins, Lucy
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102151
Happy Easter Maisy
It's Easter time and you can bet that Maisy and all her friends are ready to collect some eggs.
ISBN 9780763632304
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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12230
Happy hedgehog, The
Grandfather Tarek urges Mikko, a young hedgehog, to accomplish something important. So Mikko ventures out and meets various animals. Mikko teaches his grumbling grandpa a lesson.
ISBN 9780735818163
Publisher North South Books, 2003
Pfister, Marcus & James, Alison J (trans)
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660221
Happy new year, Spot!
Join Spot and his friends as they make wishes for a good New Year. Let's celebrate!
ISBN 9780141370095
Series Spot series (36 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2016
Hill, Eric
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5973
Harold and Grace
Two tiny eggs, one in a tree and the other in a pond, survive a big storm and hatch at exactly the same time, on the same day. Harold the tadpole goes exploring and meets two fish who are mean to him until he grows fins, like them. Grace, the caterpillar, meets two stick insects who make fun of her too. Harold and Grace become friends but Harold begins to spend more time with the fish. When they are mean again, Harold returns to his leaf but Grace is no longer there.
ISBN 9781925162295
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2015
Avery, Sean E
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30826
Harold finds a voice
Harold is an amazing mimic and can imitate the sound of everything in his home. He seeks out sounds from outside the home and is shocked when he hears his own voice.
ISBN 9781846435492
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2013
Dicmas, Courtney
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3118
Harold's hungry eyes
Like most dogs, Harold is obsessed with food. When he gets lost in the big city, Harold is overtaken by hunger and begins to see food everywhere. Hot dogs on an antenna, a turkey roast in the mailbox and toast popping out of the top of a building.
ISBN 9780714871240
Publisher Phaidon Press Limited, 2016
Waldron, Kevin
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71304
Harris finds his feet
Harris is a very small hare with very big feet and he wants to know why. Grandad shows Harris how his big feet enable him to hop high into the sky, to climb to the tops of the mountains and to run very fast. Harris not only learns about the world around him but also the importance of finding his own feet.
ISBN 9780864617811
Publisher Koala Books, 2008
Rayner, Catherine
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12285
Harry by the sea
At the seaside, Harry, the little black and white dog, gets tangled in a bunch of seaweed and comes out of the water looking like a monster, frightening everyone on the beach.
ISBN 9780099189718
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Zion, Gene & Graham, Margaret Bloy (ill)
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12097
Harry the dirty dog
The delightful story of Harry, the little white dog with black spots, who tries very hard to avoid having a bath.
ISBN 9780099978701
Publisher Red Fox, 1990
Zion, Gene & Graham, Margaret Bloy (ill)
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13132
Hattie and the fox
Hattie, the hen, spies a nose and then some eyes in the bushes. None of the other animals are interested until Hattie realises what it is and calls out.
ISBN 9780868963174
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Fox, Mem & Mullins, Patricia (ill)
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4635
Have you seen elephant
Elephant wants to play hide and seek. You can play too but you'll have to try your best as he's very good.
ISBN 9781776570096
Publisher Gecko Press, 2015
Barrow, David
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4230
Heads and tails
You can only see my tail. What animal am I?
ISBN 9780994289575
Series Heads and tails series (3 books)
Publisher Berbay Publishing, 2017
Canty, John
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31123
Heads and tails insects
You can only see my tail, what insect am I?
ISBN 9780994384164
Series Heads and tails series (3 books)
Publisher Berbay Publishing, 2018
Canty, John
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Heads and tails series
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Series Heads and tails series (3 books)
Canty, John
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651415
Heads and tails underwater
At first we can only see the sea creature's tails. Some clues help us try to identify each creature as we learn more about each one. Now, can you guess the sea creature that each tail belongs to before they are revealed once the page is turned?
ISBN 9780648397359
Series Heads and tails series (3 books)
Publisher Berbay Publishing, 2019
Canty, John
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660705
Heart and soul
Charlie and his dog, Louis, are a musical team. Charlie plays the trumpet and Louis sings along with him. But when Charlie falls ill, Louis is left all on his own. He no longer sings or wags his tail. Until one day, Louis hears the familiar notes from a trumpet and decides to investigate.
ISBN 9781742999920
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2020
Martin, Carol Ann & Suwannakit, Tull (ill)
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15313
Hedgehog howdedo
An engaging counting book with rhyming text and delightful illustrations.
ISBN 9780140568851
Series Hairy Maclary and Friends series (20 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2002
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dodd, Lynley
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10627
Hello baby
There are clever monkey babies, dusty lion babies, sleepy leopard babies and hairy warthog babies. But, there is one baby who is the most treasured one of all.
ISBN 9780670074006
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Fox, Mem & Jenkins, Steve (ill)
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750996
Hello Jimmy!
One day a parrot appears on the doorstep. Dad thinks he's amazing, he's loud and full of surprises. But Jack doesn't like surprises at all....not at all.
ISBN 9781760893422
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Walker, Anna
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31126
Hello, horse
I have a friend called Catherine, and she has a horse called Shannon. Shannon's beautiful, with a coat like soft velvet - and very kind. I think she might just become my friend too!
ISBN 9781406349948
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
French, Vivian & Rayner, Catherine (ill)
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1979
Helping little star
Little Star has fallen off the edge of the night sky. He wants to return home to the Moon and hopes that Python, Dingo or Kangaroo can help him.
ISBN 9781921977770
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Blaze (ill)
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705692
Henry Turnip
Henry Turnip has seven pairs of blue striped overalls, one for each day of the week. He likes television shows about the deep blue sea, strawberry jam sandwiches with the crusts cut off and reading indoors. Henry does not like too much of anything ... too much noise, too many people or too much mess, until he meets Reuben Moon. Reuben is an adventurer and the kind of friend who helps Henry.
ISBN 9781760651114
Publisher Walker Books, 2020
Harris, Chloe Jasmine
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12677
Henry's bath
Henry does not want to have a bath and wash his hair. Henry's solution, he tries to give some of his animals a bath instead.
ISBN 9781921150043
Publisher Walker Books, 1997
Perversi, Margaret & Brooks, Ron
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587751
Here comes stinkbug
Stinkbug can really stink. But when it starts bugging his friends, Stinkbug wonders if it's time to stop doing what stink bugs do best.
ISBN 9781760523527
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Riddle, Tohby
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15099
Here comes the crocodile
A crocodile goes looking for lunch but all the jungle animals argue their way out of being his meal.
ISBN 9780864615947
Publisher Koala Books, 2004
White, Kathryn & Terry, Michael (ill)
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61652
Hetty's day out
One morning, Hetty, a large grey cat, wakes up, squeezes through her cat door and sets off to visit all the people in her neighbourhood. Everyone has something special for Hetty to snack on, in increasing quantities, none of which Hetty can refuse. When Hetty tries to get to her cushion for a nap she realises, in a most unusual way, just how much she's eaten.
ISBN 9780670074471
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Allen, Pamela
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39606
Hey hippopotamus, do babies eat cake too
I've got a daddy, a mummy and a bit brother, but we haven't had a baby before. So I told my hippopotamus who lives on the roof and eats cake. He knows everything about babies.
ISBN 9780143501398
Series There's a hippopotamus series (6 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2007
Edwards, Hazel & Niland, Deborah (ill)
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40105
Hide and seek
Poor Mother Rabbit is having a terrible time with her five naughty bunnies - she just doesn't know what to do with them. So she is very pleased when Bluebell and Violet offer to play with them.
ISBN 9780552556545
Series Dewdrop series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
MacCarthy, Patricia
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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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4425
Hippo has a hat
Hippo and friends go to the shop to buy lots of interesting clothes, including shoes for Caterpillar and slippers for Gorilla. They all look so smart, they should be going to a party.
ISBN 9781405021920
Publisher MacMillan, 2007
Donaldson, Julia & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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6366
Hodge Podge Lodge: A rubbish story
The Pigwigs live happily in Hodge Podge Lodge. One windy morning, all their rubbish is blown away, causing mishaps with their neighbours. When the distressed animals bring all the rubbish back to Hodge Podge Lodge, Little Miss Pigwig has an idea that will help to keep Hodge Podge Lodge and its surrounding environment tidy.
ISBN 9781912076215
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Lamont, Priscilla
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617013
Holly the honeybee dancing star
Holly the honeybee is the dancing star of her hive: she waggles, she wiggles, and she waggles again. But is there a secret message in Holly's waggle dance? And could it help the bees survive through a long, hot summer?
ISBN 9781925594492
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Winch, Gordon & Pym, Stephen (ill)
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659809
Home for Luna, A
When Luna washes up on a strange shore she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected friends. But will she ever feel at home in a place so different from the one she remembers?
ISBN 9781925594843
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Gemmill, Stef & Armstrong, Mel (ill)
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29979
Homer the library cat
Homer is a very quiet cat. He lives in a very quiet house with a very quiet lady. One day, while the lady is away, Homer hears a very loud crash and out the window he goes. He takes an unexpected tour of the neighbourhood and discovers it's a surprisingly hectic place. Poor Homer just wants to find a spot where he can curl up, undisturbed.
ISBN 9781406336566
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Lindbergh, Reeve & Wilsdorf, Anne (ill)
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15053
Honey and Bear
Honey and Bear are good friends and do lots of things together. Sometimes, they feel bored or cross but they always look after each other. Contains five stories.
ISBN 9780143305002
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Brooks, Ron (ill)
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24111
Hooray: there's a hippopotamus on our roof having a birthday party
There are only three sleeps until my birthday. A hippopotamus is on the roof eating cake and it's his birthday too. The party is to be a jungle party and the whole family helps to prepare for the celebration.
ISBN 9780670072637
Series There's a hippopotamus series (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Edwards, Hazel & Niland, Deborah (ill)
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2067
Hootie the cutie
A brave little owl proves that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.
ISBN 9781921928000
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2014
Worthington, Michelle & Poli, Giuseppe (ill)
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637585
Horatio Squeak
In a very fine house, on a very grand street lived the tiniest mouse you could possibly meet. His little green coat was threadbare and patched. If you looked very close, his socks were mismatched. So, you might not believe that a mouseling so weak could possibly perform an incredible feat. But this is the tale of Horatio Squeak.
ISBN 9781760650476
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
Foxlee, Karen & Barrow, Evie (ill)
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5439
Horses: Wild & tame
From the earliest cave paintings of wild horses to domesticated ones today, horses have been a huge part of human history. See how the horse evolved from its ancient relatives, learn about famous horses from history and discover interesting facts along the way in this elegantly illustrated book.
ISBN 9781911171324
Publisher Flying Eye Books, 2017
Volant, Iris & Vogel, Jarom (ill)
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4454
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories
Four short stories feature familiar faces and places, including Horton the Elephant, Marco, Mulberry Street and a Grinch. Seuss fans will learn more about Horton's integrity, Marco's amazing imagination, a narrowly avoided disaster on Mulberry Street, and a devious Grinch.
ISBN 9780008131272
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2016
Seuss, Dr
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4571
Houndsley and Catina
Houndsley is a loyal friend to Catina. He encourages her writing pursuits and wants desperately to see what she has put down in words. Catina is just as loyal and compassionate to Houndsley, and absolutely adores the creative and tasty meals he concocts. But sometimes, no matter how much heart and soul goes into an individual's efforts, things don't always work out as expected.
ISBN 9780763624040
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2006
Howe, James and Gay, Marie-Louise (ill)
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75377
How big is a million
Pipkin, the little penguin, wants to know just how big a million is. He knows it's a big number so he sets out on a journey to find out. Assists early understanding of number and quantity.
ISBN 9780746077696
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2007
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Milbourne, Anna & Riglietti, Serena (ill)
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48838
How frogmouth found her home
Frogmouth isn't like the other birds. She doesn't want to live in the trees and is in search of something more. Frogmouth travels the land hunting for a new nesting place but nothing feels right. On her way, she helps other animals find their true homes, but still she searches for hers.
ISBN 9781921696015
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2010
Kwaymullina, Ambelin
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5794
How the finch got his colours
Many years ago, before the world bloomed in magnificent colours, the Earth lay stark and gray. The animals that graced its skies and roamed its lands were the colours of dirt, clay, and stone. Until Rainbow descended to bestow her colours on the creatures of the world. Each bird asked for a bright and beautiful colour, green for Parrot, red for Cardinal, and yellow for Canary. But will there be any colours left for little Gouldian Finch? He soon learns the power of patience and the beauty of all creatures.
ISBN 9781945547775
Publisher Familius, 2018
Guertin, Annemarie Riley & Perez Garcia, Helena
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15054
Howler
Howler, the pet dog, calls his owner child, Rover, and treats the family as we treat and name our pets. When a new baby arrives, the family must make some adjustments.
ISBN 9780747571377
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2004
Rosen, Michael & Layton, Neal (ill)
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14999
Hunwick's egg
Hunwick, an old bilby, finds an object which he thinks is an egg and he cares for it. Eventually, he realises that it is a stone and will never hatch but he continues to love it and care for it as his friend forever.
ISBN 9780670042302
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Fox, Mem & Lofts, Pamela (ill)
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3522
Hurry up and slow down
Hare and Tortoise are good friends but Hare is always in a hurry. When they're eating lunch or out walking, Hare always tells Tortoise to move faster. But, when Tortoise reads Hare a bedtime story, the tables are turned. Tortoise reads quickly but Hare wants more time to study the pictures.
ISBN 9780192720801
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Marlow, Layn
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55404
Hush, hush
Baby hippo can't fall asleep. He rolls and wriggles, he stands on his head and waggles his legs. So, he decides to go for a walk and he hears a sound that all the mothers are using to put other baby animals to sleep.
ISBN 9781921272868
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Wild, Margaret & Strevens-Marzo, Bridget (ill)
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663522
Hush, little possum
Hush, little baby - oops no, it's an Australian lullaby! Hush, little possum! What will happen to little possum as the rain begins to fall. Mama possum will find a place to keep her baby safe and warm.
ISBN 9781743811597
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Crumble, P & Binks, Wendy
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15052
I am an ankylosaurus
An ankylosaurus lays her eggs then does battle to keep two predators away.
ISBN 9780340893845
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Wallace, Karen & Bostock, Mike (ill)
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5124
I am going
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. They are best friends but Piggie ruins a perfectly good day by telling Gerald she is going. Gerald wonders who he will skip and play Ping-Pong with, and share wearing silly hats.
ISBN 9781423119906
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Hyperion Books, 2010
Willems, Mo
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19993
I am invited to a party
Piggie is invited to her very first party. She's not sure what to wear but Gerald, the party expert, knows just how to help.
ISBN 9781423106876
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Willems, Mo
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21147
I am jellyfish
Jellyfish is quietly crooning in the shallows, when knife-nosed Swordfish swooshes, races and chases her, down, down, down, deep into the dark blue sea. At that moment, stealthy Squid stretches a tentacle, tussling and tossing Swordfish in the darkness. Who will help Swordfish? He makes a last wish...then...ON goes a light - it's Jellyfish!
ISBN 9780143771159
Publisher Puffin NZ, 2018
Paul, Ruth
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3104
I am so strong
Wolf is very vain but not really confident as he demands and bullies all the other animals into telling him how strong he is. Then, he meets what he considers is only a little toad-like creature. The little creature is sure someone else is stronger.
ISBN 9780958272056
Publisher Gecko Press, 2007
Ramos, Mario
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21230
I am the boss of this chair
Being the boss is much easier when you're the only cat in the house. Oswald Minklehoff Honey Bunny III has always been top cat. Then Pom Pom the kitten comes along and suddenly Oswald isn't the boss of everything anymore - not the toilet paper, food dish, back door, toy mouse, or even his own special chair. Will Oswald realise that life is more fun when you have a friend - and that, really, there's plenty of room on the chair to share?
ISBN 9781454923220
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2018
Crimi, Carolyn & Morea, Marisa (ill)
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3375
I am the king
The animals are trying to establish who should be king of the animals. It could be Goat, Flamingo, Snake, Pig, Crocodile or even Elephant.
ISBN 9780958278720
Publisher Gecko Press, 2007
Timmers, Leo
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8183
I broke my trunk
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. Gerald tells Piggie the long, crazy story about breaking his trunk.
ISBN 9781406373592
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2016
Willems, Mo
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41791
I don't like Gloria
Nobody asked me if Gloria could come to live with us. She eats from my bowl, sleeps in my basket and gets all the attention. I don't like Gloria.
ISBN 9781406313406
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Umansky, Kaye & Chamberlain, Margaret (ill)
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8555
I don't like Koala
Adam does not like Koala. Koala is a little creepy. Adam tries explaining this to his parents. He tries putting Koala away, far away. He tries taking Koala on a long, long walk. Nothing works. Adam really wants to be rid of Koala, once and for all.
ISBN 9781742761497
Publisher Koala Books, 2015
Ferrell, Sean & Santoso, Charles (ill)
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1511
I don't want a cool cat
There are cool cats, fluffy cats, skinny cats and scowly cats. Enjoy the different cats prowling and purring through the book, and decide which one you would like.
ISBN 9781846169502
Publisher Orchard Books, 2009
Dodd, Emma
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75103
I don't want a posh dog
There are snappy dogs, growly dogs, wheezy dogs and greedy dogs. Enjoy the different dogs itching and scritching through the book, and decide which one you would like.
ISBN 9781846169281
Publisher Orchard Books, 2008
Dodd, Emma
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12019
I like books
Funny books, scary books and books about monsters and pirates are all represented here. The endearing chimp appears in the clothes of each of the books' heroes.
ISBN 9780744555455
Publisher Walker Books, 1997
Browne, Anthony
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15035
I like cats
Rhyming story describing all different types of cats in various situations.
ISBN 9780735817746
Publisher North South Books, 2003
Hubbell, Patricia & Paparone, Pamela (ill)
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4285
I love Easter
Meet Ollie, a gorgeous lively zebra, Fred the dog and all of Ollie's friends. Ollie's Easter is filled with the joy and delight of an Easter fair. Like all good Easter fairs, it involves baby chicks, making hats, an Easter hunt and tucking in to some Easter treats.
ISBN 9781741696448
Series I love series (11 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Walker, Anna
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91215
I love my new toy
Gerald and Piggie are best friends and very different. Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Piggie can't wait to show Gerald her brand-new toy. But, when Gerald accidentally breaks Piggie's new toy, their friendship is tested.
ISBN 9781406314717
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Willems, Mo
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I love 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 I love series (11 books)
Walker, Anna
No book cover.
7254
I need a hug
All this little porcupine wants is a hug. But, those prickly spikes make it very difficult to give her the cuddle that she craves.
ISBN 9781743629093
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Blabey, Aaron
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1024
I really like slop
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. Piggie invites Gerald to try her favourite food. But, Gerald is not so sure he's going to like it. At all.
ISBN 9781484722626
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Disney Press, 2015
Willems, Mo
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5214
I remember
I remember is an exquisite tale of memory. Set in the Geraldton area of Western Australia, an elderly woman remembers the camping trips of her childhood. As her recollections fade in and out, she is drawn to think about the elusiveness of what she can remember from so long ago.
ISBN 9781925360769
Publisher Magabala Books, 2018
Crawford, Joanne & Jordinson, Kerry Anne (ill)
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7716
I told you so
Sometimes, adults just won't listen. Ella tries to warn Nursey about all the odd characters that are filling up Tom's pram. But, Nursey just won't believe her.
ISBN 9781846432873
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2009
Arnold, Sarah
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33179
I want my hat back
The bear's hat is gone and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals, one by one, whether they have seen it. Each animal says no, some more elaborately than others. But, just as he begins to lose hope, lying flat on his back in despair, a deer comes by and asks a rather obvious question.
ISBN 9781406336832
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Klassen, Jon
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4313
I want spaghetti
Once there was a little rabbit who wanted to eat only one thing.
ISBN 9781927271926
Publisher Gecko Press, 2015
Blake, Stephanie
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70955
I will surprise my friend
Gerald and Piggie are best friends. Gerald and Piggie want to play a game and surprise each other, but the best surprise is the one they least expect.
ISBN 9781406314724
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Willems, Mo
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6757
I will take a nap
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. They are best friends. But, today, Gerald is tired and cranky.
ISBN 9781484716304
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Disney Press, 2015
Willems, Mo
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751149
I wish there were dinosaurs
Have you ever wanted to see a dinosaur? Not just a skeleton in a museum, but a real, live huge dinosaur? It would certainly be exciting, but maybe dinosaurs are better left to our imaginations.
ISBN 9781922081919
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2020
Niland, Amanda & Booth, Christina
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5468
I'm a duck
Now I'm a duck who's scared to go in the pond or lake, and so I cannot swim, and that is bad. A landlocked duck is very sad. Sometimes it takes a lot to get your webbed feet wet!
ISBN 9780763680329
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
Topics / Displacement /
Bunting, Eve & Hillenbrand, Will (ill)
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43178
I'm not scared
Baby Owl is not scared of the dark and he shouldn't be, that's when owls are supposed to be about. But, all the do-gooders Baby Owl meets are starting to scare his favourite toy, Owly. Dad will have to come to the rescue.
ISBN 9780864617286
Publisher Koala Books, 2007
Allen, Jonathan
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660702
I'm ready for Easter
Hot cross buns. Easter egg hunts. Decorating Easter hats. Just some of the fun traditions explored in this book about the lead-up to Easter in Australia. Simple text paired with gorgeous watercolour illustrations that celebrate the fun activities associated with Easter.
ISBN 9781760891596
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Robaard, Jedda
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660701
I'm ready for the new baby
This board book explores the anticipation and feelings that come with welcoming a new sibling into the family.
ISBN 9781760891626
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2020
Robaard, Jedda
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50714
I'm Taggarty Toad
Come and listen to Taggarty, the boastful Toad, as he relates his amazing adventures of bravery, cunning and mischief to an audience of animals. A surprising story with incredible, detailed illustrations.
ISBN 9781921529481
Publisher University of Western Australia Press, 2010
Pavey, Peter
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669571
If I had an elephant
If I had an elephant for a best friend, there're be no stopping us. We'd get matching jackets. We'd build a time machine together. We'd have an OUT OF THIS WORLD adventures... IF I had an elephant.
ISBN 9781775434764
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Fairgray, Richard & Jones, Terry (ill)
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13607
If I ran the circus
Morris McGurk dreams of staging the world's most tremendous and stupendous show.
ISBN 9780007169900
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Seuss, Dr
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21199
If sharks disappeared
A healthy ocean is home to many different kinds of animals. They can be big, like a whale, tiny, like a shrimp, and even scary, like a shark. Even though sharks can be scary, we need them to keep the oceans healthy. Unfortunately, due to overfishing, many shark species are in danger of extinction, and that can cause big problems in the oceans and even on land. What would happen if this continued and sharks disappeared completely?
ISBN 9781626724136
Publisher Roaring Book Press, 2017
Williams, Lily
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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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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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1405
In the deep green jungle
A toucan lives in the deep, green jungle where there are all kinds of animals. At the end of the book, there is a little surprise for us all.
ISBN 9781921136085
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2007
Lionetto-Civa, Angie & Booth, Christine (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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15350
In the woods
One day, three teddy bears set off for a picnic in the woods. But, before too long, they are utterly lost and all their food has been eaten. At least there are no wolves in the wood or so they think.
ISBN 9780099417675
Publisher Red Fox, 2004
Wormell, Chris
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34297
Incredibilia
Little Georgie is the youngest and, sometimes, this means that Max and Harriet forget about her. But, Georgie is unfazed. She's armed with a big imagination and soon gets the attention of her neglectful siblings.
ISBN 9781760125257
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2016
Hathorn, Libby & Chapman, Gaye (ill)
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5770
Inky the octopus
Out of this tank, I must be free. I must explore the open sea! Inky the octopus is bored with aquarium life and wants to escape to the ocean! But just how can an octopus in a tank get to the open seas?
ISBN 9781492654148
Publisher Sourcebooks Inc, 2018
Guendelsberger, Erin & Leonard, David (ill)
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32244
Interrupting chicken
It's time for the little red chicken's bedtime story and a reminder from Papa to try not to interrupt. But, the little chicken can't help herself and no matter what the story, she jumps in to save its hapless characters from doing some dangerous or silly thing. Now, it's the little red chicken's turn to tell a story to Papa.
ISBN 9780763641689
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2012
Stein, David Ezra
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2905
Introducing Teddy
Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. One sunny morning, Thomas is sad and not even the swing can cheer him up. Errol can't figure out why until Thomas finally tells Errol what has been bothering him. Thomas wishes his name was Tilly.
ISBN 9781408877623
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Walton, Jessica & MacPherson, Dougal (ill)
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25741
Is your grandmother a goanna?
A little boy goes on a train to meet his grandmother. At each stop, he meets plenty of unusual characters. Join the fun and make plenty of noise.
ISBN 9780670071128
Publisher Penguin, 2007
Allen, Pamela
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15214
Islands (Habitats of the world)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit islands. Good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733925023
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Ballance, Alison
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6334
It's a secret
Marie Elaine wants to know where cats go when they are let out at night. One night, when Marie Elaine discovers Malcolm, her cat, all dressed up in fancy clothes and a hat for a party, she wants to go too. When Marie Elaine promises to keep it a secret, puts on her party dress and gets small enough to fit through the cat-flap, Malcolm agrees that she can come.
ISBN 9781406314472
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Burningham, John
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751214
Ivy bird
Ivy wakes with the birds. She flutters, she flits...then takes flight into the endless blue of imaginative play - foraging for nectar, pecking in the sunshine, splashing the day away. Introducing an aviary of beautiful birds to little ones, Ivy Bird is a celebration of nature, friendship, and the love and comfort found in feathering the nest.
ISBN 9781922081797
Publisher NewSouth Publishing, 2019
McCartney, Tania & Racklyeft, Jess (ill)
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28006
Jasper juggles jellyfish
An octopus called Jasper gives up on learning the basics at school to pursue something he thinks will be more fun. He soon finds that even fun things can be difficult to learn. But luckily, a smack of jolly jellyfish are there to help him every step of the way. How many jellyfish do you think Jasper will be able to juggle by the end? Count along! Maybe he will end up learning the basics without even knowing it.
ISBN 9781925736038
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2018
Long, Ben & Cornish, David
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15279
Jellyfish (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as jellyfish. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926693
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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12254
Jillian Jiggs to the rescue
Jillian's sister, Rebecca, has a scary dream about a monster and Jillian decides to do something about it.
ISBN 9780590746168
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Gilman, Phoebe
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12153
Josh
Josh is a lovable, excited spaniel pup who wants to be companion, friend, helper and playmate from wake-up time in the morning to bath and bedtime in the evening.
ISBN 9781864483628
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
McLean, Janet
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6262
Journey of the sea turtle
Follow the journey of a loggerhead turtle from her birth to the great migration and the dangers of life at sea. She watches for the shadow birds which are a sign of danger but also hope.
ISBN 9780734411099
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Wilson, Mark
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660814
Jump
High above the city, the Quigs leap and bound about the towers, jumping fearlessly. Day by day they become bolder and more daring. But what if you were a Quig and were afraid of the great empty spaces? What if you were afraid ..... to JUMP?
ISBN 9781925804461
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2020
Plant, Andrew
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12148
Jump baby
Baby possum must learn to jump or be separated from mother and big sister who have jumped into a peach tree, leaving him stranded in the walnut tree. They entreat baby possum to try to jump.
ISBN 9781862914278
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Matthews, Penny
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12415
Jump in
Miss Lollipop is lonely so she buys a little truck. When she drives down to the river, in jump a lot of things you wouldn't expect. Find out who jumps in, in this funny animal farce with lots of counting.
ISBN 9780340739907
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 1999
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Whybrow, Ian & Melling, David (ill)
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91025
Jump over the puddle
Sheep is very worried about jumping over the puddle but Owl and Panda are there to help.
ISBN 9781741696493
Series Friends for keeps series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Quay, Emma & Walker, Anna (ill)
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15315
Jungle drums
Little Ngiri is the smallest warthog in Africa and tired of being teased by his bigger brothers and sisters. Then, the old wildebeest gives Ngiri a set of magic drums.
ISBN 9780670041084
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Base, Graeme
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2446
Just a little brown dog
Puppy finds a home with a young boy who has lost his mother. About a pup's playful antics as he responds to a new situation and yearns for love and acceptance.
ISBN 9781863681735
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2005
Morgan, Sally & Bancroft, Bronwyn (ill)
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43457
Just like daddy
Daddy deals with the scariest of monsters, keeps his eyes open on the rollercoaster, and puts on all the voices when he reads a bedtime story. Daddy is strong and silly, kind and practical. But he also knows how to have fun, and even if he messes up, it is never a big deal. Who wouldn't want to be just like daddy?
ISBN 9781843653370
Publisher Pavilion, 2017
Freegard, Lucy
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4722
Just like tonight
Button has had a wonderful day and is ready for sleep. But, he needs help to keep the bad dreams away and Dad has just the solution.
ISBN 9780192728494
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stewart, Amber & Marlow, Layn (ill)
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12154
Just like you and me
A picture book highlighting the similarities between animal behaviour and the behaviour of children.
ISBN 9780733612459
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
Miller, David
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6308
Just so stories for little children: Rudyard Kipling's stories retold
Just so stories for little children is a wonderful adaptation of six of Kipling's classic stories. This beautifully illustrated book will answer those burning questions like how elephants got their trunks, why camels have humps and what made kangaroos so jumpy.
ISBN 9781474938051
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2018
Various & Joven, John (ill)
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12321
Just the right stripes
Little Zebra tries to count how many stripes he has. He wonders if he has too many and he wants to find out. All the animals have something to say and he worries until he gets home to his dad, who has just the right explanation.
ISBN 9780864613967
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Gray, Nigel & Brown, Deborah (ill)
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8745
Kangaroo and the porpoise
From the Larrakia and Waigite language groups. One of a series of Aboriginal stories about animals and birds. The kangaroo asks the porpoise to mind her baby. When the porpoise won't give the baby back, a fight ensues with interesting results.
ISBN 9781865046297
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Lippo, Agnes (teller)
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13758
Kangaroo at the zoo
What a hullabaloo, someone is new at the zoo. It's a kangaroo.
ISBN 9781409580447
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Sims, Lesley & Semple, David (ill)
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18329
Kangaroo's Cancan Cafe
A Kangaroo discovers a wonderful dance called the Cancan and wants to open his own Cancan Cafe.
ISBN 9781843626008
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Jarman, Julia & Chapman, Lynne (ill)
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2354
Karana
These are my chicks, I love them a lot. I will stay with them, no matter what.
ISBN 9781743623138
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Kirk, Uncle Joe & Casey, Greer & Harrold, Sandi (ill)
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4068
Kip
Mrs Bea knows that Kip is special but, when he starts to crow, the neighbours certainly don't think so.
ISBN 9781921136405
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2009
Booth, Christina
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12409
Kipper's toybox
Someone or something has been nibbling a hole in Kipper's toybox.
ISBN 9780340580493
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 1993
Inkpen, Mick
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110129
Kitten's first full moon
Kitten sees the moon and thinks it's a bowl of milk. Her attempts to reach it prove disastrous.
ISBN 9781416911098
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2006
Henkes, Kevin
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1220
Knuffle Bunny free
Trixie and Knuffle Bunny are on their first trip overseas. It becomes a disaster when Knuffle Bunny goes missing.
ISBN 9781406336498
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Willems, Mo
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32261
Koala bare
For too long koalas have been called bears. But this koala is out to prove to the world that he is BARE! And that never, ever, ever can a koala be called a bear.
ISBN 9781460751619
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2017
French, Jackie & Shanks, Matt (ill)
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11349
Koala Lou
Now that she has brothers and sisters, Koala Lou is worried that her mother won't have enough time to say, ""Koala Lou, I do love you"".
ISBN 9780734304537
Publisher Penguin, 2002
Fox, Mem & Lofts, Pamela (ill)
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10251
Koalas eat gum leaves
Koalas eat gum leaves. That is most koalas. One koala has had enough and discovers ice cream. Will he be happy now?
ISBN 9781742991832
Bunting, Laura & Philip, Bunting (ill)
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12825
Kookaburra school
Kookaburra fledglings learn skills from a Wise Old Bird and discover how to share their territory with other animals and people.
ISBN 9780947304645
Publisher Great Glider Productions, 2002
Morris, Jill & Gall, Heather (ill)
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5762
Kookaburras love to laugh
It is no laughing matter when you are the most serious bird in the borough. Kookaburras love to laugh. They laugh when it is sunny, or rainy, or windy. They laugh for no reason at all. When one serious kookaburra decides to flee the jokers, and goes to find a more suitable flock, he finds that perhaps he might just be in the right place after all.
ISBN 9781742769660
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Bunting, Laura & Philip, Bunting (ill)
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21860
Kookoo Kookaburra
Kookoo, a kind and well-loved kookaburra, is famous for entertaining the other bush creatures with his funny stories about them, without hurting their feelings. But, when Kookoo turns to teasing about his friends' differences, he alienates them until he finds himself alone and ignored. Kookoo is forced to remember his uncle's wise words and change his ways.
ISBN 9781921248900
Publisher Magabala Books, 2015
Dreise, Gregg
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3083
Lamb-a-roo, The
The lost and lonely little lamb has been loved by a kangaroo but we wonder what will happen when the little lamb realises how different he is from his mum.
ISBN 9781862336575
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2007
Kimpton, Diana & Beardshaw, Rosalind (ill)
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Lazy Dave
Dave is a dog. He loves to sleep all day long. Lilly thinks Dave is the laziest dog in the world. But, maybe, Dave isn't quite as lazy as Lilly thinks he is. Find out what Dave really does all day.
ISBN 9780062355980
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015
Jarvis
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3632
Lazy friend, The
In a vast jungle, snake, bird and frog are playing cards in a tree. Above them, a sloth sleeps quietly, bothering no one. When the tree collapses to the ground, sloth is still clinging to a branch, even when it is loaded onto a truck. Snake slithers over to the truck and conceals himself. As the truck navigates the jungle, the log, the sloth and the snake dislodge and begin floating down the river. A wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781927271414
Publisher Gecko Press, 2014
Badel, Ronan
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638732
Leaping Lola
Lola loves to dance. She flounces and bounces all day long, practising for the Black and White Ball. But she is a brown Jersey cow, not a black-and-white cow. Can she disguise herself and have a spin on the dance floor?
ISBN 9781925594591
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Hawkins, Tracey & Tortop, Anil (ill)
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6355
Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Alphabet book
A is for angels, flying above and around. Their softest of wings make barely a sound. Have fun learning the alphabet with Ruby Red Shoes - everyone's favourite hare!
ISBN 9781460756904
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2018
Knapp, Kate
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6361
Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Counting book
One is for me. I'm one of a kind. I'm separate from you and I know my own mind. Have fun learning how to count with Ruby Red Shoes - everyone's favourite hare!
ISBN 9781460756911
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2018
Knapp, Kate
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Learning Ladders 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 Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Brennan, Shawn
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587889
Learning ladders: Animal babies
Presented by World Book Encyclopaedia, this beloved set features beautiful artwork and photographs to capture the interest and imagination of very young children. Learning Ladders includes curriculum-based books centred on early childhood nonfiction topics. They offer a delightful look at children's favourite topics -- each book is filled with the perfect mix of fun, facts, and fiction.
ISBN 9780716678359
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Brennan, Shawn
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815332
Leilong the library bus
The children are late for storytime at the library. Ever helpful, Lei the enthusiastic dinosaur can get them there one time! Lei's small head is the only part of him that fits so he must listen through the window. But he gets so excited by the story, he starts to shake the building. Lei's love of stories risks destroying the library until the children decide to take the books outdoors. This library-loving picture book reminds us how it feels to be transported by story. And what first seems a problem for Lei the dinosaur becomes a triumph.
ISBN 9781776573318
Publisher Gecko Press, 2021
Liu, Julia & Lynn, Bei (ill)
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Leonard doesn't dance
All the birds are excited about the Big Beaky Bird Ball - except Leonard. His warble-warble waltz with the magpies is more wobble-wobble, and his caw-caw can-can with the crows is a can't-can't. The puffins are prancing, the rosellas are rocking and you should see the flamingo go-go-go! Everyone is jumping and jiving, but not Leonard. Leonard doesn't dance. Then an unexpected encounter changes everything ...
ISBN 9780733333040
Publisher ABC Books, 2019
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
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9823
Let me sleep, sheep!
When Amos starts counting sheep, there's one thing he doesn't quite count on...How he's supposed to sleep when the sheep land in his bedroom?
ISBN 9781925381887
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
McKinlay, Meg & Rudge, Leila (ill)
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22862
Let's count goats
Come on a counting, rhyming adventure with chomping goats that increase in number throughout the book.
ISBN 9780670075058
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Fox, Mem & Thomas, Jan (ill)
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2583
Let's get a pup
Despite their unconventional clothing, tattoos and piercings, this family is very loving. Every member has a valued place. They choose Dave, the puppy, over a larger dog, Rosie. The family will have to leave Rosie at the rescue centre.
ISBN 9780744575743
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Graham, Bob
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47485
Let's go camping
Join three different friends, Owl, Panda and Sheep, when they go camping.
ISBN 9781741695335
Series Friends for keeps series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Quay, Emma & Walker, Anna (ill)
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19782
Let's go for a drive
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. They are best friends and want to hit the road. But, the best-laid plans of pigs and elephants often go awry.
ISBN 9781423164821
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Hyperion Books, 2012
Willems, Mo
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12066
Let's go home, Little Bear
Big Bear and Little Bear love to keep each other company. As the two bears return home from a long walk through the snowy woods, Little bear is having a wonderful time until he hears a noise that makes him shiver.
ISBN 9780744581720
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Waddell, Martin & Firth, Barbara (ill)
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2587
Let's go visiting
Let's go visiting and see who's ready to play - one foal, two calves, three kittens, four piglets, five ducklings, and six puppies. Favourite animal babies in a counting adventure.
ISBN 9781876288044
Publisher Working Title Press, 2000
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Williams, Sue & Vivas, Julie (ill)
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4754
Let's play house
While Panda is bossy, Sheep is timid and Owl is shy, their different personalities work well together as they play house.
ISBN 9781741693287
Series Friends for keeps series (6 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Quay, Emma & Walker, Anna (ill)
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659811
Liarbird
Liarbirds learn to lie from the day they hatch. They are the best in the bush at fibbing, faking, fabricating and fake-news creating. Until one lyrebird decides to go straight, and discovers that sometimes even the truth hurts.
ISBN 9781743831571
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
Bunting, Laura & Philip, Bunting (ill)
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84165
Lighthouse keeper's cat, The
Hamish, the lighthouse keeper's cat, has been neglecting his duties and the mice are running wild all over the lighthouse. With the lighthouse inspector due any day now, Mr and Mrs Grinling decide to put Hamish on a diet until he catches the mice. So, Hamish sets off to find someone who will appreciate him better.
ISBN 9781407106519
Series Lighthouse keeper's series (9 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2009
Armitage, Ronda & Armitage, David (ill)
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Lighthouse keeper's series
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Series Lighthouse keeper's series (9 books)
Armitage, Ronda & Armitage, David (ill)
No book cover.
593293
Linda Jackson's rainbow menagerie
I live in the rainforest. I have a spectacular tail that I raise over my head when I sing and dance. A kaleidoscopic introduction to native Australian animals.
ISBN 9781925322132
Publisher Scribe Publications, 2018
Jackson, Linda
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5608
Line up, please
Standing in a line can be dull but not when you mix together a tiger, a skunk, a frog, a sheep, a sloth and many other animals. I wonder where they're going.
ISBN 9781877579998
Publisher Gecko Press, 2015
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Ohmura, Tomoko
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8999
Lion and the bird, The
One autumn day, a lion finds a wounded bird in his garden. With the departure of the bird's flock, the lion decides that it's up to him to care for the bird. They become good friends. But, the following autumn, the bird departs with his flock and Lion wonders what will become of their friendship.
ISBN 9780994109873
Publisher Book Island, 2015
Dubuc, Marianne
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12276
Lion in the meadow, A
Your mother does not believe that there is a lion in the meadow but, to keep you happy, she gives you a matchbox with a dragon in it to scare the lion away. But the lion is not imaginary, it is really there.
ISBN 9780140506303
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1989
Mahy, Margaret
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4513
Lion is a lion, A
Is a lion still a lion if he wears a hat? And carries an umbrella, too? And is a lion still a lion if he says, "Oh yes, lunch would be lovely, thank you." And he asks you for a BITE?
ISBN 9781406371536
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Dunbar, Polly
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18621
Lion sleeps tonight, The
In the jungle, the quiet jungle, the lion sleeps tonight. Hush my darling, don't fear my darling, the lion sleeps tonight. Sing and act out this well-known song.
ISBN 9781741698077
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Solomon, Linda & Devries, Shane (ill)
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47103
Lion who wanted to love, The
Now lions are usually fierce And lions are meant to be strong, But Leo just wanted to love everybody And play with his friends all day long!
ISBN 9781860399138
Publisher Orchard Books, 2009
Andreae, Giles & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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705688
Lisette's green sock
One day Lisette finds a pretty green sock. She's delighted until others begin to tease her saying that socks should come in pairs. What use is one sock? Her friend Bert helps her see the situation in a new way and together they find the perfect solution.
ISBN 9781776572847
Publisher Gecko Press, 2020
Valckx, Catharina
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11388
Listen to my trumpet
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. They are best friends. Piggie can't wait to play her new instrument for Gerald. But, Piggie might not be ready to listen to Gerald's reaction.
ISBN 9781423154044
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Hyperion Books, 2012
Willems, Mo
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12396
Little bat
Little bat has to be very brave. She's never flown before and everyone has to encourage her.
ISBN 9781876288099
Publisher Working Title Press, 2000
Cox, Tania & McLean, Andrew (ill)
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94371
Little beauty
Gorilla is lonely and is given a friend, a kitten called Beauty. They are very happy together until one night, enraged while watching the movie, 'King Kong', gorilla smashes the television. The two animals are in big trouble with the keepers who threaten to separate them.
ISBN 9781406308662
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Browne, Anthony
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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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1145
Little dinosaur, The
In a time before Australia existed, a little dinosaur with big eyes roamed the Antarctic forests, nibbling on cycads and ginkgoes. One day the little dinosaur fell and hurt her leg. She struggled to keep up with her herd. Time passed and the world changed, but the discovery of the little dinosaur's leg bone millions of years later, meant that she would not be forgotten.
ISBN 9781921504396
Publisher Working Title Press, 2012
Hoy, Catriona
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4926
Little dog and the Christmas wish
Little Dog is left at home during a storm and, when thunder crashes, he escapes the backyard to find his best friend for comfort. It is Christmas Eve, the streets are busy and he soon loses his way.
ISBN 9781742032368
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2014
Fenton, Corinne & Cowcher, Robin (ill)
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16649
Little dragon, The
A tiny sneeze, a puff of smoke, a washing line and a major disaster.
ISBN 9780670028740
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
Fox, Mem & Harvey, Roland (ill)
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43520
Little elephants
The wheat is ripe but the harvester is broken and a plague of locusts is on the way. It looks as if Jim and his mother may lose the farm. But, when Jim show kindness to a stranger, their fortunes are set to change in the most surprising way imaginable.
ISBN 9780670076475
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Base, Graeme
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18672
Little home bird
Little Bird loves everything about his home. He's surrounded by his favourite branch, his favourite food, his favourite view and his favourite music. He doesn't want to change, even when his brother tells him that they must.
ISBN 9781846438905
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2016
Empson, Jo
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12309
Little Humpty
Big Humpty and Little Humpty are a mother and baby camel who live in the desert. Then, the day comes when Little Humpty must have some friends of his own to play with, so they set off together to the Great Waterhole.
ISBN 9781877003165
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2003
Wild, Margaret & James Ann (ill)
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32467
Little koala lost
Little Koala is lost in the bush and he sets out to find a home. He asks so many creatures if he can live with them but they all have a reason why he can't. Koala is very sad until he finally gets accepted.
ISBN 9781742991283
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Kwaymullina, Blaze & Racklyeft, Jess (ill)
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19112
Little meerkat
Little meerkat may be tiny but he's also very brave. Perhaps a little too brave.
ISBN 9781921632822
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Darlison, Aleesah & Melville, Shannon (ill)
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12132
Little Miss Spider at Sunny Patch School
Little Miss Spider is off to her first day at Sunny Patch School and she is so excited. She gobbles her breakfast and runs all the way. But poor Little Miss Spider can't do the new lessons. She begins to doubt if there is anything she can do well.
ISBN 9780733613180
Publisher Callaway, 2000
Kirk, David
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54492
Little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear, The
The little mouse will do anything to save his big, ripe strawberry from the big, hungry bear.
ISBN 9780859530125
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Wood, Audrey & Wood, Don (ill)
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15104
Little one step
When you're small, it can be hard to keep up, especially when you're lost and your legs feel all wobbly. One little duck learns that every journey begins, and ends, with one little step.
ISBN 9781844284672
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
James, Simon
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1211
Little one, The: The story of a red-tailed monkey
When Kaitie was four years old, she travelled with her mother to Uganda, where her mum was to study chimpanzees. One day, a two-week old orphaned red-tailed monkey was bought to their sanctuary. As the adults were all busy working with other chimps, Kaitie was placed in charge of caring for the tiny monkey.
ISBN 9781742030906
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2009
Litchfield, Katie Afrika
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12107
Little platypus
When a little native animal hatches from an egg beside a river, he feels lonely. He doesn't know where he belongs. How can he find a friend who is just the same? Help Little Platypus discover who he really is.
ISBN 9780864612724
Publisher Koala Books, 2000
Hilton, Nette & Rycroft, Nina (ill)
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654413
Little puggle's song
A lonely echidna searches for his voice. Every time Puggle tries to make sound nothing comes out. Can Puggle find his voice and join the bush choir?
ISBN 9781925594690
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Conley, Vikki & Magisson, Helene (ill)
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12284
Little white dogs can't jump
Smudge and his family have got a problem to solve. Smudge's legs are so short that he can't jump into the car. One child works out some very clever ways get Smudge into the car, but none of them work. Finally, Mum solves the problem.
ISBN 9780207198830
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2002
Whatley, Bruce
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7582
Little wing
On the smallest island, in the tallest tree, lived the world's smartest animal. But, there are some things that even the world's smartest animal doesn't know.
ISBN 9780702254000
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2016
Battersby, Katherine
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2667
Long wait, The
Deirdre does not have a sleek, velvet coat or a lean and graceful body. But to the Wilsons, she is a very special cat. Whenever they come home, she is always there waiting on the mat in the front hall. Until one day, a terrible thing happens.
ISBN 9780773730212
Publisher Stoddart Publishing, Stoddart Kids, 1997
Wilson, Budge & Fernandes, Eugenie
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50970
Look out, Suzy Goose
Suzy Goose wanders through the wood, unaware that she is being followed by a hungry fox, who is followed by a hungry wolf, who is stalked by a hungry bear. Just as well a wise owl comes to the rescue.
ISBN 9781406307139
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Horacek, Petr
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12194
Look, there's a hippopotamus in the playground eating cake
On her first day at school, a little girl takes her hippopotamus for company. By the end of the day, she has made a new friend and thinks that, tomorrow, the hippopotamus might like to stay home.
ISBN 9780733614538
Series There's a hippopotamus series (6 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2001
Edwards, Hazel & Niland, Deborah (ill)
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18529
Lost and found
A young boy finds a penguin at his door. He doesn't know where it came from or who it belongs to. The penguin looks sad so the boy thinks he is lost and decides to help the penguin by rowing to the South Pole.
ISBN 9780007150359
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2005
Jeffers, Oliver
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22783
Love, Splat
It's Valentines Day. Splat has a crush on Kitten but, whenever they meet, she pulls his ears, ties his tail and calls him smelly. His classmate, Spike, who has his own crush on Kitten, does his best to convince Splat that Kitten doesn't return his affections. Fortunately, Kitten knows that, when it comes to Valentine's Day cards, bigger isn't always better.
ISBN 9780060831578
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2008
Scotton, Rob
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4643
Lovely old lion
Lenny the lion loves his grandpa, King Lion. But, when King Lion starts to forget things, Lenny begins to worry. He can't understand why grandpa keeps getting muddled and doesn't want to play any more. Lenny doesn't know what to do but, with a little help from grandpa's old friends, perhaps he can find a way to help him remember.
ISBN 9781467793100
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2015
Jarman, Julia & Varley, Susan (ill)
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3049
Lucy Goosey
It's time for young Lucy Goosey's flock to migrate but she is reluctant to commit to the dangerous journey into the unknown. Lucy hides and then assumes she has been abandoned by her mother. But, Mother has stayed behind and she and Lucy make a pact to always be there for each other.
ISBN 9781921049873
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2007
Wild, Margaret & James, Ann (ill)
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587125
Luis and Tabitha
Luis is an alley cat who has everything figured out, until he meets Tabitha, a beautiful indoor cat. Separated by a tragic glass door, Luis will do anything to be with Tabitha-even brave the dangers of a fire.
ISBN 9781641700405
Publisher Familius, 2018
Campisi, Stephanie & Mengert, Hollie (ill)
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641375
Lulu
Lulu's life was quite cosy and nice, with mountain of fish and even more ice. But something was missing, something wasn't quite right. She dreamed of the stage, she yearned for the lights.
ISBN 9781925563078
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Donaghey, Georgie & Finn, Ann-Marie (ill)
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15148
Luurnpa: the magical kingfisher
A dreamtime narrative belonging to the Kukatja people of how Luurnpa rescues people from a drought and takes them to the country they now call home. Includes background notes and a map of the region.
ISBN 9781876288242
Publisher Working Title Press, 2003
Napangarti, Bai Bai & Nicholls, Christine (ed)
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751251
Macca and Al, super pals
Macca and Al are here to save the day! When these best-pal alpacas decide to dress up as super heroes and do good deeds, things don't go quite as planned. But with some help from their friends, the dynamic duo learn you don't always have to wear a cape to be a hero.
ISBN 9781760970246
Series Macca the alpaca series (5 books)
Publisher Koala Books, 2020
Cosgrove, Matt
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5553
Macca the alpaca
Macca the Alpaca is small, kind and friendly. His days are easy and carefree until he accidentally bumps head-first into Harmer the llama. Harmer is big, unkind and never, ever friendly...Can little Macca find a way to teach Harmer a lesson he'll never forget?
ISBN 9781743816332
Series Macca the alpaca series (5 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Cosgrove, Matt
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Macca the alpaca series
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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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659813
Macca's makeover
Macca the Alpaca desperately wants to be cool, just like his friends. Will a new hairdo cut it? Maybe a trip to the gym will work out? Or perhaps he needs the latest accessories? Maccas makeover shows him what it is that makes him truly special
ISBN 9781760669195
Series Macca the alpaca series (5 books)
Publisher Koala Books, 2019
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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6798
Mad magpie
The cheeky butcher birds always tease Guluu and he's becoming a very mad magpie. When Guluu heeds the advice of his Elders and ignores the birds, they just laugh at him. But, Guluu tries again and, this time, he stands proudly at the riverbank and remembers how he used to sing when he was having a bad day. Winner Book of the Year Award Speech Pathology Australia 2018 (Indigenous Children Category)
ISBN 9781925360066
Publisher Magabala Books, 2016
Dreise, Gregg
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6168
Maggie's monsters
Maggie loves monsters, but she is bored of her toy monsters and would much prefer a real one to play with. Perhaps on her trip around Scotland she'll find one! Using her trusty binoculars, Maggie discovers an abundance of Scottish wildlife. A highland coo, a grey seal and even a golden eagle, but they are not the monster she's searching for. Eventually Maggie spots the perfect monsters to play with, but it's not quite what she expected!
ISBN 9781785301773
Publisher Black & White Publishing, 2018
Clayton, Coo & Soye, Alison (ill)
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11997
Magic donkey ride, The
Treacle is a donkey who lives on a farm and is close friends with Flinny. One night, Flinny discovers that Treacle is no ordinary donkey.
ISBN 9781841219240
Publisher Orchard Books, 2002
Andreae, Giles & Cabban, Vanessa (ill)
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11464
Magic hat, The
People take on the characteristics of animals, with the help of the magic hat. The story is told in the pictures as well as in the text.
ISBN 9781865044620
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Fox, Mem & Tusa, Tricia (ill)
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4818
Magpie learns a lesson
Magpie is cross because she can't fly like her friend, Brown Falcon. She thinks of mean tricks that will make Brown Falcon look silly. But, Magpie goes too far and finds out just how much friends need each other.
ISBN 9781742990590
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Erzinger, Tania (ill)
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102157
Maisy big, Maisy small
Explore opposites with Maisy in this book.
ISBN 9781406304893
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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102223
Maisy dresses up
Find out what Maisy decides to dress up as when she goes to Tallulah's fancy-dress party.
ISBN 9780763609092
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 1999
Cousins, Lucy
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102225
Maisy goes camping
It's a beautiful day and Maisy's going camping in the countryside. But it's not easy pitching a tent, as Maisy and her friends soon find out.
ISBN 9781844286614
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Cousins, Lucy
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4701
Maisy goes on holiday
Maisy packs her suitcase and meets Cyril at a busy station where they catch a train to the seaside. They have fun at the beach then write postcards to their friends before returning home.
ISBN 9781406323702
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Cousins, Lucy
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710019
Maisy goes shopping
In Maisy Goes Shopping, Charley and our favourite mouse make a trip to the grocery store to buy lots of goodies for lunch. Wherever they go and whatever they do, Lucy Cousins's lovable characters are a delight
ISBN 9780763615031
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Cousins, Lucy
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102252
Maisy goes swimming
Maisy the mouse is very busy. In this book, she needs to get out of her clothes and change into her swimsuit.
ISBN 9780316158343
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 1990
Cousins, Lucy
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20978
Maisy goes to hospital
Maisy has broken her leg playing on the trampoline and now she's in hospital for the night. At first, it's a bit scary being all on her own but she soon makes friends with Dotty in the next bed.
ISBN 9781406313260
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Cousins, Lucy
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102503
Maisy goes to playschool
Join in with Maisy's activities at playschool. Help her paint a picture, play in the wendy house, write a story, dress up as a pirate, do some sums, dance like a ballerina, feed the fish and put on her hat and coat to go home.
ISBN 9781406306927
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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27327
Maisy goes to preschool
Join Maisy and friends at preschool where they paint, sing, have story time and a sleep.
ISBN 9781406328226
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Cousins, Lucy
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710775
Maisy goes to the cinema
Maisy and her friends are off to the cinema to see the latest adventure movie: Hero in the Jungle. Eddie's most favourite movie star (ever), Troy T. Tiger, is starring and - ooh! - he can barely contain his excitement! In fact, he gets so excited that he shouts at the screen. Shhhhhhh... Don't you know you can't shout in the cinema, Eddie? Seating arrangements, the dark cinema, popcorn spills and a nail-biting hiding-behind-your-hands moment... this is everything a first cinema trip is about!
ISBN 9781406358131
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Cousins, Lucy
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33912
Maisy goes to the library
Maisy's plan to have a quiet read is put to the test by her giggling friends in this ode to the pleasures of the local library.
ISBN 9780763626693
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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102506
Maisy likes music
Maisy and her friends try out the tooty-toot of Maisy' s trumpet, the cha-cha of Cyril' s maracas, the clish-clash of Tallulah' s cymbals, and more.
ISBN 9780763619152
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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102523
Maisy loves you
Maisy loves her friends and likes to do things for them. She bake cookies for Charley, sings a song for Tallulah, gives flowers to Cyril, and makes Eddie feel better.
ISBN 9780763620653
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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102524
Maisy makes gingerbread
See Maisy in her kitchen making some delicious gingerbread for tea.
ISBN 9780744572186
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 1999
Cousins, Lucy
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102610
Maisy makes lemonade
Maisy loves lemonade.
ISBN 9780744589467
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Cousins, Lucy
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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
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8688
Maisy tidies up
Charley smells something delicious in Maisy's kitchen but he has to wait until the floor is dry. Time passes more quickly when he helps out by picking up some toys and washing the windows with Maisy. When the floor is finally dry, the treats are ready to eat.
ISBN 9780744589450
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Cousins, Lucy
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102788
Maisy's ABC
Enjoy the alphabet with Maisy.
ISBN 9780744532296
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 1994
Cousins, Lucy
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102789
Maisy's amazing big book of words
This mega-Maisy book is bursting with pictures and words.
ISBN 9780763607944
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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102790
Maisy's animals
Join Maisy as she visits her favourite animals and see her milking a cow and riding a horse.
ISBN 9781406306934
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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1828
Maisy's bathtime
Maisy's friend, Tallulah, wants to play but she has called at an inopportune time because Maisy is in the bath.
ISBN 9780744572773
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Cousins, Lucy
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102908
Maisy's bedtime
Maisy and her toy panda go through their nighttime routine as they get ready for bed.
ISBN 9780763609085
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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87119
Maisy's Christmas Eve
It's Christmas Eve and snow is falling everywhere. Everyone is invited to Maisy' s house for Christmas where it's warm inside. There's plenty to do, decorating the tree, making mince pies and wrapping presents. But wait a minute, Eddie has not arrived.
ISBN 9781844284269
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Cousins, Lucy
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103053
Maisy's fire engine
Maisy and Cyril are firefighters today, driving a fire engine as a scared cat climbs up on the roof and won't come down. Maisy and Cyril come to the rescue--and then they're off for a ride in their shiny red truck.
ISBN 9780763617806
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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103054
Maisy's Halloween
Join Maisy for Halloween.
ISBN 9781844286867
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Cousins, Lucy
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103058
Maisy's pool
Maisy's pal Tallulah helps set up and repair a wading pool; then the girls team up with Eddie the elephant so that all three can cool off.
ISBN 9780763609078
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 1999
Cousins, Lucy
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103060
Maisy's rainbow dream
Join Maisy on her wonderful dream.
ISBN 9780763621957
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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103171
Maisy's traffic jam
Maisy and her friends are out on the road but the traffic is at a standstill. They will have to find out what the hold-up is.
ISBN 9781406306941
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
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103173
Maisy's train
Cyril checks the water in the fire hose but he sprays it too near to a little black cat who is scared and climbs onto a house. But, brave firefighter, Maisy, fetches a ladder to bring the cat down again.
ISBN 9780744592252
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2002
Cousins, Lucy
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103316
Maisy's treasure hunt
Captain Maisy is off on a treasure hunt. There's a map to read, keys to find and, of course, a chest full of treasure to discover.
ISBN 9781844286652
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Cousins, Lucy
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99753
Maisy, Charley and the wobbly tooth
Charley the crocodile feels nervous about his loose tooth when Maisy takes him to the dentist's office for his first visit.
ISBN 9780763629045
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2006
Cousins, Lucy
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5019
Mammoth in the fridge, A
Noah discovers a mammoth in the fridge. At first, his father doesn't believe him but the evidence is too strong. They call the fire department but the mammoth slips past their net and hides in a tree. Only Noah's little sister knows where the mammoth came from.
ISBN 9781877579158
Publisher Gecko Press, 2012
Escoffier, Michael & Maudet, Matthieu (ill)
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Maple the Brave
Maple lived deep in the forest, in a treehouse, nestled high above the ground. No one knew how she got there or where she came from, but nevertheless, there she was.
ISBN 9781925381924
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
Harris, Chloe Jasmine
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6329
Mapping Sam
As Sam follows her customary path, wandering farther and farther away from home, readers encounter different kinds of maps illuminating different points of view and the various spots Sam visits. Finally, when Sam reaches her favorite place and confirms that all is well, she heads back home, climbs onto a cozy bed, and falls asleep.
ISBN 9780062741226
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2018
Hesselberth, Joyce
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Marine life for young readers 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 Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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1276
Marlo can fly
Everyone expects Marlo to fly, but she would rather slither like a snake, hop like a kangaroo and swim like a crocodile. But when someone needs her help, can she rise to the challenge.
ISBN 9781921632419
Publisher Wombat Books, 2013
Vescio, Robert & Temple, Sandra (ill)
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Marmaduke duck and the marmalade jam
Marmaduke Duck makes marmalade jam, which sends the animals crazy, chasing the jam around the farm.
ISBN 9781869439286
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
MacIver, Juliette & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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6370
Marvin and Marigold: A stormy night
On a wild and stormy night Marvin and Marigold are scared. The wind rattled windows, whistled and whirled as lightning bolts cracked and thunderclaps swirled. Will they make it through the night?
ISBN 9781925594225
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2018
Carthew, Mark & Prescott, Simon (ill)
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11925
Matilda's cat
Climbing trees, playing with wool, Matilda is sure her cat will love these things, but he doesn't seem very enthusiastic. She thinks up new ways to amuse her reluctant playmate. Tea parties, dressing up or what about a nice bike ride.
ISBN 9781447218623
Publisher MacMillan, 2013
Gravett, Emily
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60646
Matty in a mess
Matty is a very orderly, tidy bear who lives with his not so orderly, untidy sister. One day, when a strong wind turns everything upside down, Matty finds himself in a bit of a mess.
ISBN 9781842708125
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Moss, Miriam & Simmons, Jane (ill)
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35465
Maudie and Bear
Maudie and Bear are the 'bestest' of friends, even if Maudie does boss Bear around a bit.
ISBN 9781921541407
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2010
Ormerod, Jan & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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502
Max and Ruby in Pandora's box
In this witty story, Max nearly comes to grief when he takes a peek into sister Ruby's jewellery box.
ISBN 9780140564150
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Wells, Rosemary
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7349
Max and the doglins
When Max the dog steals an egg from his best friend Beryl it leads to a midnight visit from the mysterious Doglins. How can he makes things right?
ISBN 9781846430435
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Montgomery-Highan, Amanda
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79261
Max's bath
Max loves his bath and playing with all his toys but Dog is not keen to join him.
ISBN 9781877467042
Publisher Gecko Press, 2008
Lindgren, Barbro & Eriksson, Eva (ill)
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Max's dragon shirt
Max's sister, Ruby, is taking him to replace his favourite old blue pants but Max wants a shirt with a dragon on it.
ISBN 9780140567274
Publisher Puffin UK, 2000
Wells, Rosemary
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49038
Max's wagon
Max takes teddy and Dog and all his toys on a wagon ride. Dog is good at finding lost things, all except for this one.