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1477
1001 bugs to spot
Teeming with bugs to find, count and talk about.
ISBN 9780794510008
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Doherty, G
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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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10027
Abigail
Abigail loves to count. She begins to count the spots on the ladybird but it climbs under a leaf. She begins to count the stripes on the zebra but it moves away. And the cheetah is just too fast. So, Abigail begins to count the flowers in the vast plains of Africa but has to stop when the darkness comes. But, there are other things that can be counted in the night time.
ISBN 9781848956469
Publisher Tiger Tales, 2015
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Rayner, Catherine
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2803
Ada Twist scientist
Ada has a boundless imagination and is very, very curious. When her house fills with an horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada sets out to find the source. Not afraid of failure, she embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, Ada's experiments lead to even more stink and trouble.
ISBN 9781419721373
Publisher Abrams Books, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Beaty, Andrea & Roberts, David (ill)
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13511
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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15284
Adventures with Chipper the cheetah
Chipper, the cheetah, tells the young reader all about cheetahs - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677025
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
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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42407
Adventures with Gerry the giraffe
Giraffes are the tallest animals on the land. Meet Gerry and his family, and find out what they eat and where they live. Includes stunning photographs and interesting facts about giraffes.
ISBN 9780975677094
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2009
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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75895
Adventures with Lennie the leopard
Lennie the leopard lives in the forests of Africa, where Lennie is learning how to hunt.
ISBN 9780980872712
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2011
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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490
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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660598
Air power: B-1B lancer
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. 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 9780716634256
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Cooley Peterson, Megan
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All about Australia 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 All about Australia series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
18331
Alphabet wings
A trip around the world finds an interesting landmark representing every letter of the alphabet.
ISBN 9780734407603
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Kresner, Ilana M
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13118
Alphabetical Sydney
This is Sydney, the brightest and best of it, from the north to the south to the east and the west of it. Bats and cicadas, lawn bowls and the zoo. Let us share it with you.
ISBN 9781742233703
Publisher NewSouth Publishing, 2013
Bell, Hilary & Presenti, Antonia (ill)
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2244
Animal babies around the house
Stunning photographs and simple text show seven young, pet animals - cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, parrots, rabbits and goldfish - that we keep around the house.
ISBN 9780753458402
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Weber, Vicky
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13351
Animal babies in deserts
Stunning photographs and simple text introduce readers to the animal babies living in the desert. A playful fennec fox cub with huge ears and a charming camel calf with long eyelashes are just two of the adorable animals found in the desert.
ISBN 9780753459423
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2006
Nicholson, Sue
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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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15064
Animal babies in polar lands
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the polar lands.
ISBN 9780753409411
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Schofield, Jennifer
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96667
Animal babies in ponds and rivers
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers found in ponds and rivers.
ISBN 9780753409442
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Schofield, Jennifer
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15065
Animal babies in rainforests
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the rainforests.
ISBN 9780753409428
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Schofield, Jennifer
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2927
Animal babies in seas
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the seas.
ISBN 9780753459454
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2006
Nicholson, Sue
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25854
Animal babies in towns and cities
Stunning photographs and simple text bring to life six young animals that live in some backyards. Families of red foxes, grey squirrels, raccoons, opossums, peregrine falcons and skunks are included.
ISBN 9780753411087
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Schofield, Jennifer
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7437
Animal babies on mountains
Stunning photographs and simple text introduce readers to six young animals that live in the world's tallest places. Families of pandas, brown bears, marmosets, gorillas, Japanese macaques and snow leopards are brought to life.
ISBN 9780753458396
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Kingfisher
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54129
Animal babies on the farm
Stunning photographs and simple text introduce readers to seven, young animals - pigs, ducks, cows, horses, chickens, goats and geese - found on a farm.
ISBN 9780753458389
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Weber, Vicky
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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)
Various
No book cover.
7293
Anno's counting book
Counting through the seasons with beautiful, double-page illustrations. A perfect book to share.
ISBN 9780064431231
Publisher HarperTrophy, 1977
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Anno, Mitsumasa
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601
Apes (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about apes and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405313087
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Dorling Kindersley
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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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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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644943
Argh! There's a skeleton inside you
Quog and Oort are on their way to Kevin's birthday party. Unfortunately, their spaceship has crashed. Pick up this book to lend them a hand!
ISBN 9781760631635
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Ben-Barak, Idan & Frost, Julian (ill)
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36643
Around the world
Using the club mascots and various Rugby League players and captains, these books will allow readers to read about Rugby League and their favourite clubs and players, whilst engaging with text and practicing reading strategies.
ISBN 9781458649171
Series Rugby League Reads K-2 League Stars (7 of 24)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan
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33427
Australia
Come and explore your country, Australia. Find out where it is in the world and what it looks like. Discover our history, who our first people were and how the first European settlers arrived. Compare how people live now, the different animals and environments in Australia and some of our national pastimes.
ISBN 9781742451190
Series All about Australia series (4 books)
Publisher Australian Geographic Education, 2011
Mahoney, Melanie (ed) & Madden, Bec (ed)
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25724
Australian animals
Bright, interesting images and facts tell you about most of the iconic Australian native animals. Find out what they eat, where they live, the impact of introduced species and how you can help Australian native animals.
ISBN 9781742451206
Series All about Australia series (4 books)
Publisher Australian Geographic Education, 2012
Mahoney, Melanie (ed) & Madden, Bec (ed)
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660599
B-2 Spirit
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. 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 9780716634263
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Cooley Peterson, Megan
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725
Baby bilby, where do you sleep
Take a peek through the peepholes in this rhyming book and discover the secret hiding places of baby bilby and other Australian desert creatures.
ISBN 9780734402301
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2001
Oliver, Narelle
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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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587883
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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660514
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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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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660637
Backyard birds
What colourful birds are in our backyards? From laughing kookaburras and prancing mudlarks to dancing willy wagtails and hungry galahs, this picture book is a vibrant adventure discovering the native birds around us.
ISBN 9781925816563
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2020
Milroy, Helen
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751185
Backyard bugs
There are lots of bugs in our backyards and sometimes we might forget to have a closer look to see and hear what they are doing. Take a closer look at these backyard bugs.
ISBN 9781760990282
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2021
Milroy, Helen
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35389
Bear: Watch me grow
Find out how bears pick a mate, their hibernation, what they eat, and how they vary in different parts of the world.
ISBN 9780756601942
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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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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41702
Bones you own, The
Bones are in your head and ears, and your skull is like a helmet for your brain. You have hundreds of joints to help you bend. Find out why a baby has more bones than its mother, why bones are hidden and why your mum says milk is good for your bones.
ISBN 9781426304101
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2009
Baines, Becky
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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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51211
Born to be a butterfly
Large colour photos show the wonder of the life cycle of a butterfly which is clearly and easily explained.
ISBN 9781405353441
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Wallace, Karen
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4774
Brush with Tim
Using the club mascots and various Rugby League players and captains, these books will allow readers to read about Rugby League and their favourite clubs and players, whilst engaging with text and practicing reading strategies.
ISBN 9781458649164
Series Rugby League Reads K-2 League Stars (6 of 24)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan
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4898
Bugs
Ever wanted to learn all about the different bugs out there? Readers can learn all about lots of different bugs, from honey bees to wolf spiders. Did you know that some spiders can breathe underwater or that ants carry their babies when they move nests? Learn so much more about bugs in this enthralling book.
ISBN 9781474907163
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Bone, Emily & Battistel, Cinzia (ill)
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778311
Busy beaks
Spend a day with Australia's most vibrant and unique feathered friends. Full of splashing shorebirds, clattering cockatoos, parading penguins and greedy galahs, Busy Beaks is the perfect introduction to birds of all shapes and sizes.
ISBN 9781925972948
Publisher Affirm Press, 2020
Allen, Sarah
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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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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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126166
Catch that goat
Ayoka, a little girl living in Nigeria, loses her goat. Of course, the goat wanders off through the market where it can cause the most mischief. Interesting mix of realism and fun.
ISBN 9781846860577
Publisher Barefoot books, 2005
Alakija, Polly
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6243
Chooks in dinner suits
A waddle of Little Penguins live on a tiny island. But, their numbers are dwindling. Swampy Marsh knows what to do but no one will listen to him. Soon, he can count the last few penguins on the fingers of one hand. The desperate townsfolk give Swampy and his friends, Max and Mimi, one chance to solve the problem. Based on a true story.
ISBN 9781921833380
Publisher Museum Victoria, 2016
Jackson, Diane & Smith, Craig, (ill)
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15276
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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15364
Colours (lift the flap)
Lift-the-flap and reveal brightly coloured photographs of familiar objects.
ISBN 9780751331080
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2002
Taylor, Geraldine (consultant)
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11000
Colours of Australia
Celebrate the beauty of our natural environment. Each line speaks a different voice, each image stirs a different mood, and all combine to evoke the miracle of colour that surrounds us.
ISBN 9781742976914
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2016
Bancroft, Bronwyn
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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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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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4143
Creaturepedia
See the animal kingdom's stars as you've never seen them before. The best-loved animals from all over the world are chosen for their special talents and characteristics. Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbours', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more.
ISBN 9781847806345
Publisher Wide Eyed Editions, 2015
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Barman, Adrienne
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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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660333
Dachshunds
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 9780716634454
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hogan, Christa C
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644952
Dear Grandpa
Henry lives 2003 kilometres from his grandpa - that's longer than all the world's blue whales placed end to end and as uncatchable as a goodnight kiss on a shooting star. But Grandpa knows that even from a long distance, love can be closer than you think.
ISBN 9781760523435
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Simpson, Kate & Ghosh, Ronojo (ill)
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15216
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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5474
Dig, dump, roll
Crash-a-rumble, smash-a-grumble! If you love big machines you will love guessing which one makes that noise.
ISBN 9781760650056
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Sutton, Sally & Lovelock, Brian (ill)
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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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4023
Dinosauritis
Find out what happens when a little boy called Darwin discovers dinosaurs. Has he got a fever. Has he got bronchitis. No, it's Dinosauritis.
ISBN 9781743310120
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Rowe, Jeannette
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Dinosauritis series
Any three titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Various
No book cover.
6715
Dinosauritis: Bruce the Brachiosaurus
Bruce is a Brachiosaurus. He is the biggest dinosaur to have ever walked the earth. Go Bruce.
ISBN 9781743310144
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Rowe, Jeannette
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27914
Dinosauritis: Rex the Tyrannosaurus
Rex is a Tyrannosaurus. One of the biggest and scariest dinosaurs. Find out what could happen if Rex came to your next birthday party.
ISBN 9781743310083
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Rowe, Jeannette
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22038
Dinosauritis: Tip the Triceratops
Tip is a Triceratops. He is built like a bulldozer with three horns on his head. I wonder how many rhinoceroses you would have to glue together to make one Triceratops.
ISBN 9781743310113
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Rowe, Jeannette
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23463
Dinosauritis: Tracy the Pterodactyl
Tracy is a Pterodactyl. She has a long beak and very sharp teeth. Find out why she likes children so much.
ISBN 9781743310151
Series Dinosauritis series (5 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Rowe, Jeannette
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4900
Dinosaurs
An exciting book about dinosaurs for young children to read aloud. Each page has colourful illustrations of a Tyrannosaurus rex, a Stegosaurus, a Diplodocus and lots more. The simple text describes what dinosaurs ate, where they lived, how they looked after their babies and which were the biggest and smallest dinosaurs.
ISBN 9781474907156
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Bone, Emily & Cosgrove, Lee (ill)
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5129
Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures
This large Book of Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures contains giant and colourful illustrations, each accompanied with interesting information, and the latest findings on appearance, colour and habits. On top of this is a quirky humour and appeal, making it a fun and insightful to younger readers.
ISBN 9781843653509
Publisher Pavilion, 2017
Sewell, Matt
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587884
Dirt bikes
Rev up your engines, we're going to take you for a ride. Get to know what's under the hood of your favourite vehicles. You're in the drivers seat!
ISBN 9780716693031
Publisher World Book, 2018
Caswell, Deanna
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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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31254
Duckling (Watch me grow)
Learn about the life cycle of duck hatchlings as they grow from eggs to self-sufficient youngsters. Gorgeous photographs and accessible information.
ISBN 9780789496287
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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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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15370
Elephant (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about elephants and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405308441
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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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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608
Every planet has a place
Think about your address as Earth, third planet from the Sun in the Milky Way Galaxy. Find out lots of information about Earth and outer space, amazing places.
ISBN 9781426303135
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Baines, Becky
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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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587882
F-22 Raptor
Packed with statistics, photos and diagrams, F-22 Raptor will explain the weapon capabilities of the F-22, how it can evade radar, and travel at supersonic speed.
ISBN 9780716634270
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2019
Cooley Peterson, Megan
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660736
F-35 Lightning II
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. 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 9780716634287
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Cooley Peterson, Megan
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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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4986
Fabulous frogs
Find out about the variety of frogs around the world, including the mighty West African Goliath frog, the colourful South American Poison Arrow frog and the south-east Asian Flying frog. The author, a conservationist biologist, includes the humble frog in your garden pond.
ISBN 9781406357417
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Jenkins, Martin & Hopgood, Tim (ill)
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8285
Farm
Find out about animals, crops and machines up close. Watch the farmer hard at work in the changing seasons.
ISBN 9781407131498
Publisher Scholastic US, 2012
Arlon, Penelope & Gordon-Harris, Tory
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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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4800
Fearless with Dad
A little boy's celebration of the endless, wonderful activities, adventures and possibilities he can have with his Dad.
ISBN 9781925059403
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Brooke, Cori & Poli, Giuseppe (ill)
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751124
Fire wombat, The
As the flames of a bushfire approaches, one small wombat shelters with other animals in her burrow all throughout a fire-eaten night. This forms the beginning of their courageous journey to safety and survival.
ISBN 9781460759332
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2020
French, Jackie & Snell, Danny (ill)
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4530
First book about the orchestra
Readers will enjoy discovering the magic of music by pressing the pages of this book to hear the orchestra come to life.
ISBN 9781409597667
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Taplin, Sam & Longcroft, Sean (ill)
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6599
First shapes in buildings
Features twelve buildings from around the world to show two and three-dimensional shapes such as the circle, square, rectangle, cube, pyramid and cylinder. This inventive book provides an introduction to finding shapes in real-life buildings and will inspire children to appreciate some of the world's great buildings.
ISBN 9781845076955
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2009
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Lane, Penny Ann
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3774
First the egg
This is a book about transformations, from egg to chicken, seed to flower and caterpillar to butterfly. But, it's also a book about creativity as paint becomes picture, word becomes story and commonplace becomes extraordinary.
ISBN 9781845079697
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2009
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
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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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5141
Flying optometrist, The
Stephanie stares up at the sky above her small town. When will the little red plane arrive? She hopes it isn't lost! Read the story to find out who's coming...and why!
ISBN 9780642279132
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2018
Anderton, Joanne, & Erasmus, Karen (ill)
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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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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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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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14243
Game of rugby league, The
Using the club mascots and various Rugby League players and captains, these books will allow readers to read about Rugby League and their favourite clubs and players, whilst engaging with text and practicing reading strategies.
ISBN 9781458649324
Series Rugby League Reads K-2 League Stars (22 of 24)
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan
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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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660331
Golden Retrievers
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 9780716634461
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hogan, Christa C
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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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660336
Great Danes
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 9780716634478
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hogan, Christa C
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682639
Green machine
"Call it Peels on Wheels or a truck full of yuck!" Where is the garbage truck headed? It's collected our food scraps and heads to the treatment plant to compost our food and waste. Then it's time to sort it out and clean it up, with the help of some special bugs. Finally, what will our food scraps be turned into? You'll never guess! And the cycle begins again.
ISBN 9781250304063
Publisher Henry Holt & Co, 2020
Donnelly, Rebecca & Jacques, Christopher
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12592
Green Tree Frogs
Each year, monsoonal rains sweep across the Top End of Australia and the green tree frogs clamber from their hiding places to feed, breed and sing. Celebrate these cheeky characters and their life cycle in the wet season.
ISBN 9781922081421
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2015
Kendell, Sandra
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Habitats of the world 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 Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Ballance, Alison
No book cover.
22296
Hello
Meet twelve Australian friends who can speak different languages. In their own languages, they tell us how to count, say hello and goodbye, and lots of other words about play, food, hobbies and clothes. Once you've said hello, you can see Emiko playing the Japanese drum, Pilinh performing an Aboriginal dance, how to make gnocchi with Sophia and flat bread with Amal.
ISBN 9780642278876
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2016
Flowers, Tony
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Hello, beautiful 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 Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Various
No book cover.
660351
Hello, beautiful! Backyard animals
Let's explore some of the animals that climb, crawl, dig, fly, hop, or prance into backyards around the world!
ISBN 9780716635680
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Guibert, Grace
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660352
Hello, beautiful! Colorful animals
Let's say hello to some of the colourful animals that live throughout the world, including the blue-ringed octopus and the peacock spider.
ISBN 9780716635697
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660353
Hello, beautiful! Desert animals
Let's say hello to some of the animals that live in deserts around the world including the camel.
ISBN 9780716635703
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660354
Hello, beautiful! Farm animals
Visit farm animals from all around the world including cows, chickens, horses and sheep!
ISBN 9780716635710
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Guibert, Grace
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660355
Hello, beautiful! Feathered animals
Let's say hello to some of the wondrous feathered animals that fly, sing, swim, or waddle throughout the world, including the cockatoo, the emu and the takahe.
ISBN 9780716635727
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Kobasa, Paul A
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660356
Hello, beautiful! Furry animals
Let's say hello to some furry animals that hop, crawl, or swim all over the world, including the kangaroo.
ISBN 9780716635734
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Guibert, Grace
No book cover.
660357
Hello, beautiful! Pet animals
Pets are wonderful companions. Which pet will you choose?
ISBN 9780716635741
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660358
Hello, beautiful! Six-legged animals
Let's say hello to some of the insects that live all over the world, including the cicada.
ISBN 9780716635758
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Guibert, Grace
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660359
Hello, beautiful! Water animals
Let's say hello to some of the spectacular animals that dive, splash, or paddle through the world's oceans, lakes, rivers, including the dolphin and the great white shark.
ISBN 9780716635765
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Guibert, Grace
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660360
Hello, beautiful! Zoo animals
Visit zoo animals from all around the world including elephants, giraffes, koalas, orangutans and tigers!
ISBN 9780716635772
Series Hello, beautiful series (10 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Guibert, Grace
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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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2161
Here comes the rain
Grace has been waiting for the rain for so long that it seems like the drought will never break. Grandpa Frank tells Grace to look for certain signs so she watches the animals to see if rain is on the way. Illustrations are very appealing.
ISBN 9781865040318
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Good, Claire & Cox, David (ill)
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14978
Hole in the road
The many steps needed to mend a damaged stretch of road, from the barricading of the original hole through to the laying and rolling of new asphalt. Find out about the vehicles, safety procedures and personnel required to complete the work.
ISBN 9781845072865
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2008
Wood, Jakki
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9304
Home foreign language book
Students and parents may substitute reading or listening to any book on the Kindergarten to Year 2 booklist, for a similar book that is written in their home language. All students may read a home language book as a personal choice book.
Various
No book cover.
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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815447
How a recycling truck works
Beep, beep! The recycling truck has arrived. Peep inside to find out how it works, as it zooms around town collecting recycling and taking it to the sorting factory.
ISBN 9781474986083
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2021
Bryan, Lara & Medeiros, GIovana (ill)
No book cover.
2267
How the birds got their colours
Based on a story of the Bardi people in Western Australia. An Aboriginal story that explains the misadventure that led to the birds being so colourful.
ISBN 9781865046242
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Albert, Mary (teller)
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27185
Hueys in none the number, The
The thing about the Hueys was that they loved numbers, 0, 1, 2, 3.. Wait. 0 Is none a number. Join the Hueys for a counting conundrum.
ISBN 9780007420698
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Jeffers, Oliver
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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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1448
In the bin
In this funny and informative rhyming story, find out about bins, recycling and all things rubbish.
ISBN 9780646500584
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2008
Bollard, Kellie
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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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24278
Insects
Uncovers the amazing world of insects that surrounds us every day, a world that we might miss if we're not looking. Wonderful photographs and interesting facts tell you about ugly looking creepy crawlies you'd rather not meet and beautiful beetles, butterflies and dragonflies. Find out how they live, where you might find them and a little about each different type of insect.
ISBN 9781742451213
Series All about Australia series (4 books)
Publisher Australian Geographic Education, 2011
Madden, Bec (ed) & Piper, Kylie (ed)
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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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649018
It's OK to feel the way you do
Everyone has feelings....happy,sad,lonely, angry, anxious, proud, scared and they are all OK! But sometimes we don't know what to do with them, until now that is! This fun book will help kids make friends with their feelings so that they can enjoy life a lot more.
ISBN 9781925520965
Publisher Big Sky Publishing, 2017
Langley, Josh
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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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818
Jeremy
When tiny Jeremy falls out of his nest and is brought home by the family cat, he is only a few days old. Luckily, Jeremy is a fighter. As the weeks go by, he grows stronger and stronger, until the time comes to say goodbye.
ISBN 9781921504402
Publisher Working Title Press, 2013
Faille, Chris & Snell, Danny (ill)
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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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58391
Kangaroo and crocodile: my big book of Australian animals
Striking, lusciously-coloured, Indigenous illustrations celebrate our unique Australian animals and birds, from the lesser known fence skink to the mighty great white shark, from eagles to echidnas.
ISBN 9781921714252
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2011
Bancroft, Bronwyn
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635
Kitten (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about kittens and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405308458
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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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)
Various
No book cover.
660557
Learning ladders: A place in space
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 9780716679509
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Adams, WIlliams
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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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660575
Learning ladders: Animal homes
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 9780716677260
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hewitt, Sally
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660350
Learning ladders: Biggest, fastest, smallest, slowest
Learn about the biggest, smallest, fastest and slowest animals in the world. Find out where they live, what they eat, their unique features plus lots of fun facts. Inside this book you will find questions to answer, things to find, new words to learn, amazing facts and colourful pictures of each animal as well as puzzles and quizzes to solve.
ISBN 9780716679462
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Gonzalez, Echo
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660564
Learning ladders: Community helpers
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 9780716678366
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660567
Learning ladders: Earth's features
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 9780716678373
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Johnson, Brian
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660349
Learning ladders: Famous buildings
Learn about some of the most famous buildings around the world including the Sydney Opera House, the Taj Mahal, Burj Khalifa and Windsor Castle. Inside this book, you will find questions to answer, things to find, new words to learn, amazing facts and colourful pictures of each building as well as puzzles and quizzes to solve.
ISBN 9780716679479
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Gonzalez, Echo
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660568
Learning ladders: Good food for you
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 9780716678380
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Ingebretsen, Karen
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660554
Learning ladders: Inventions
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 9780716679486
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Brennan, Shawn
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660576
Learning ladders: My body
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 9780716677277
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Wilkes, Angela
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660569
Learning ladders: Nature's patterns
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 9780716678397
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Johnson, Brian
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660570
Learning ladders: Nature's places
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 9780716678403
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660577
Learning ladders: On the move
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 9780716677284
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Fecher, Sarah
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660558
Learning ladders: Our planet's pieces
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 9780716679516
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Richardson, S
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660571
Learning ladders: Plants around the world
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 9780716678410
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660559
Learning ladders: Play sports
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 9780716679523
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
De La Rosa, Jeff
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660578
Learning ladders: Rain forest animals
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 9780716677291
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
WIlkes, Angela
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660560
Learning ladders: Terrific trees
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 9780716679530
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
De La Rosa, Jeff
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660572
Learning ladders: Things I like
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 9780716678427
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
World Book Editors
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660579
Learning ladders: Tough trucks
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 9780716677307
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Wilkes, Angela
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660561
Learning ladders: Tropical fish
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 9780716679547
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Muntz, Kendra
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660593
Learning ladders: Under the sea
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 9780716677314
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Wilkes, Angela
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660594
Learning ladders: Weather
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 9780716677321
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Kespert, Deborah
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660573
Learning ladders: What living things need
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 9780716678434
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Ingebretsen, Karen
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660595
Learning ladders: Wild animals
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 9780716677338
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Fecher, Sarah
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660562
Learning ladders: World of birds
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 9780716679554
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Jasek, Jacqueline
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660596
Learning ladders: World of dinosaurs
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 9780716677345
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
World Book Editors
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660597
Learning ladders: World of insects
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 9780716677352
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2008
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
World Book Editors
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660574
Learning ladders: World of pets
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 9780716678441
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2014
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Brennan, Shawn
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660556
Learning ladders; Jobs to do
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 9780716679493
Series Learning Ladders series (30 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Carrigan, Mellonee
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24435
Leo the littlest seahorse
In the warm waters of the coral reef, one hundred and one baby seahorses learn the ways of the world. They curl around coral and flutter their fins, except Leo, the littlest seahorse, who is always a bit behind. But, when a hungry groper approaches, Leo proves that he, too, is capable of big things.
ISBN 9780670073559
Publisher Viking Children's, 2010
Wild, Margaret & Denton, Terry (ill)
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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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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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25987
Little Red Train: busy day
All aboard. The Little Red Train is in for a very busy day. There's post to deliver, rails and sleepers for the new track, a flock of sheep for Hilltop Farm, and lots of passengers for Barnacle Bay. Includes a diagram of how a steam engine works.
ISBN 9780091798727
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
Blathwayt, Benedict
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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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8462
Magic school bus and the climate change challenge, The
Global warming is a hot topic and it will affect the younger generation the most. So, why not turn to the teacher kids like the most, Ms. Frizzle. Only the Friz can boil all the hoopla down to the scientific facts, in a fun and informative way.
ISBN 9780590108263
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2010
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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92685
Magic school bus and the electric field trip, The
In Ms Frizzle's class, there's only one way to find out about electricity and how it's made. You go on a field trip on the magic school bus. The students shrink small enough to squeeze through the electric power lines and learn how electric current travels through the town, how it lights up a light bulb, heats up a toaster and runs an electric motor. It's the most energizing field trip ever.
ISBN 9780590446839
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1999
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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30204
Magic school bus and the Science Fair expedition, The
Ms Frizzle has a mission. Her students need science fair projects so the class heads to the Walkerville Science Museum to see the exhibit on great scientists through the ages. There, Galileo suddenly comes to life and he is about to make a great discovery. But, he needs a ride home. Thank goodness, Ms Frizzle knows the way.
ISBN 9780590108249
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2007
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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37334
Magic school bus at the waterworks, The
While other kids go to the zoo or even the circus, Ms. Frizzle's class boards a school bus for the waterworks. But, when the school bus suddenly leaves the ground and parks on a cloud, it's clear that this is no ordinary class trip. Everyone shrinks to raindrop size and the whole class begins to rain into a mountain stream below. The class is seeing the waterworks from the water's point of view.
ISBN 9780590403603
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1986
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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37734
Magic school bus explores the senses, The
When Ms Frizzle leaves school before getting an important message, Mr. Wilde, the assistant principal, hops on the magic school bus to chase her. The class piles in after him and, before their day is over, they have travelled through an eye, an ear, a tongue and even a dog's nose to track down the Friz.
ISBN 9780590446983
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2001
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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53513
Magic school bus in the time of the dinosaurs, The
Ms Frizzle is taking her lucky class to a dinosaur dig to look for Maiasaura nests. But, as soon as the kids get to fossil country, the magic school bus turns into a time machine and transports them back to prehistoric times when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
ISBN 9780590446891
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1995
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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36743
Magic school bus inside a beehive, The
When the magic school bus turns into a beehive, Ms Frizzle's students change into honey bees. They must gain entry into a hive so they can see up close just how the workers, drones and queen bee live together, how honey bees make honey and care for their young.
ISBN 9780590257213
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1998
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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53514
Magic school bus inside a hurricane, The
A storm system is brewing over the tropical ocean and a strange yellow object is caught in the whirlwind. It's not a balloon or a plane, it's the magic school bus. Instead of visiting a weather station, Ms Frizzle's class experiences a hurricane firsthand. Wind, rain, thunder and lightning take on new meaning when you're inside a hurricane.
ISBN 9780590446877
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1996
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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53515
Magic school bus inside the Earth, The
Students in Ms Frizzle's class are about to study earth science. For homework, they are asked to bring in rocks but, when they show up with everything from concrete to plastic, Ms Frizzle decides it's time for a field trip. Aboard the magic school bus, the class digs through the earth's crust then travels straight to the centre of the earth and out the other side, through the mouth of a volcano.
ISBN 9780590407601
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1989
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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36814
Magic school bus inside the human body, The
After she teaches her class about the human body and they visit the science museum, wacky Ms Frizzle shrinks the bus and the class, except for Arnold who swallows them. With the bus inside, the class gets an up close look at parts of the body and how they work. They travel from the stomach to the small intestines, into blood vessels, to the bones of the spine and muscles. The students wonder how they will ever get out.
ISBN 9780590414272
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1990
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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61165
Magic school bus lost in the solar system, The
Everyone in Ms Frizzle's class is excited about the trip to the planetarium but it's closed when they get there. On the way back to school, the most amazing thing happens. The magic school bus tilts back and the kids hear the roar of rockets. The bus has turned into a spaceship and is zooming through the atmosphere. Ms Frizzle and her class are on their way to the Moon and beyond.
ISBN 9780590414296
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1992
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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22372
Magic school bus on the ocean floor, The
Finally, Ms Frizzle's class is going on an ordinary field trip to the ocean, just like everyone else. But, when the Friz drives onto the beach, across the sand and straight into the ocean water without stopping, the kids know that they have once again embarked on one of Ms Frizzle's crazy class trips.
ISBN 9780590414319
Series Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 1994
Topics / STEM /
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
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Magic school bus series, The
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 Magic school bus series, The (12 books)
Cole, Joanna & Degen, Bruce (ill)
No book cover.
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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Maisy series
Any three titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Cousins, Lucy
No book cover.
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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587887
Major organs
Your body is amazing. Learn about all the body parts that keep it working and discover a few gross facts too.
ISBN 9780716634348
Publisher World Book, 2019
Poray Goddu, Krystyna
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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)
No book cover.
2616
Me...Jane
The story of the young Jane Goodall's childhood and the pleasures and interests that eventually led her to Africa and her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild. It all started with a stuffed toy chimpanzee named Jubilee.
ISBN 9780316045469
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 2011
McDonnell, Patrick
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587881
Medical robots
Robots have been on TV and in movies for years, check out what some robots are doing now! They can be fun and helpful.
ISBN 9780716693314
Publisher World Book, 2018
Kingsley Troupe, Thomas
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660737
Mikoyan MiG-35
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. 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 9780716634294
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Cooley Peterson, Megan
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15275
Monsters of the deep (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as monsters of the deep. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733920790
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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31332
Moo: Talk to the farm animals
Make all the noises of the farm animals. Lots of rhyme and colourful illustrations.
ISBN 9780733318467
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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15222
Mountains (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 mountains. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733925054
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Ballance, Alison
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15513
Nan and dad and me at the zoo
A young boy spends the day at the zoo with his father and grandmother. Photographs support the text and provide lots of additional information about Taronga Zoo and some of its inhabitants.
ISBN 9780975064146
Publisher Indij Readers, 2004
Russelly, Dylan & McDougall, Wendy (phot)
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Nature storybooks 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 Nature storybooks series (23 books)
Saxby, Claire & Harricks, Tannya (ill)
No book cover.
4807
Nature's day
Discover the world of wildlife on your doorstep. Beginning in spring, this book revisits nine different places, during each of the four seasons, and explores the changing scenery and animal life found there.
ISBN 9781847806086
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2015
Maguire, Kay & Kroll, Danielle (ill)
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751221
Nerdy babies: rocks
Do you like rocks? Follow our intrepid nerdy baby explorers to the center of the earth. Check out the variety of landforms that occur around the world. Plus, learn about the layers of rock that make up the ground we walk on!
ISBN 9781250312198
Publisher Roaring Book Press, 2020
Kastner, Emmy
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3816
New Year surprise
The whole family is excited about the New Year Spring Festival. Everyone has a special job and Little Brother is anxious to know what his will be. But, his brother says that Little Brother is too small to help out. He's not strong enough to hold onto a kite and he's too little to hold the dragon poles. But, Father says that he has a special job. Follow Little Brother through the village to find out what his special job is.
ISBN 9780642278838
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2016
Cheng, Christopher & Wu, Di (ill)
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15360
Night animals (Ladybird read it yourself)
Discover animals from different environments and what they do at night. Simple text and supportive illustrations. Ideal for developing readers.
ISBN 9781844222742
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2004
Horsley, Lorraine & Harmer, Sharon (ill)
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20900
Number one Aussie alphabet book, The
Trace and sound out the alphabet with some familiar, and not so familiar, Australian animals.
ISBN 9781742031477
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
McKenzie, Heath
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15267
Octopuses, squid and cuttlefish (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as the octopus, squid and cuttlefish. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912979
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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23399
Oscar and the bat: a book about sound
Oscar is a curious kitten. One evening, in a field, he hears a blackbird singing and is full of questions about sound. Luckily, bat is nearby to help with the answers.
ISBN 9781406304985
Series Start with science series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Waring, Geoff
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81266
Oscar and the bird: a book about electricity
Oscar, the curious kitten, accidentally starts the farm tractor. Now he is full of questions about electricity and how it works. Bird is there to help him as they discuss switches, wires, circuits, batteries power and safety.
ISBN 9780763640323
Series Start with science series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Waring, Geoff
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3252
Oscar and the cricket: a book about moving and rolling
Oscar is a curious kitten and when he finds a ball, he is full of questions about rolling and moving. Luckily, cricket is nearby to help with the answers.
ISBN 9781406304978
Series Start with science series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Waring, Geoff
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37472
Oscar and the frog: a book about growing
Oscar is a curious kitten and when he goes to the pond, he is full of questions about growing things. Luckily, frog is nearby to help with the answers.
ISBN 9781406304961
Series Start with science series (5 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Waring, Geoff
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4583
Our baby
Babies come in all shapes and sizes, and from all sorts of families. Some babies have a mum and a dad. Some have two mums or two dads. Our baby has a mum and a dad and a big sister, me. Some babies have snotty noses, tufty hair or no hair at all. Some babies like going to cafes or to the park. Some like playing at home. Every baby is different, and every one of them is special.
ISBN 9781921504785
Publisher Working Title Press, 2015
Wild, Margaret & Blair, Karen (ill)
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121610
Panda (watch me grow)
Discover how pandas grow through an animal's eye view and learn about the cycle of life in the natural world.
ISBN 9781405328678
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2008
Dorling Kindersley
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83815
Penguin (Watch me grow)
Find out about the wonderful world of Emperor penguins, from their courtship rituals through to the birth of the chicks.
ISBN 9780756602635
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
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669560
Peppa loves our planet
It is Love Our Planet Week at playgroup and Madame Gazelle asks the children to make a scrapbook of all the things they can do to help look after our planet. Peppa and George recycle, grow their own vegetables, turn off the taps when they are brushing their teeth, and scooter to playgroup instead of going in the car. They learn that every little thing makes a BIG difference!
ISBN 9780241436721
Publisher Penguin, 2020
Holowaty, Lauren (adapt) & Astley, Neville (ill) & Baker, Mark (ill)
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5388
Piranhas don't eat bananas
Brian is a piranha. He is also a vegetarian who loves fruit. Brian is trying to convince his family to join him in eating the food.
ISBN 9781743625781
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Blabey, Aaron
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15221
Polar regions (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 polar regions. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733924491
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2000
Ballance, Alison
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2021
Possum and wattle: my big book of Australian words
This book explores the natural, rich landscape of Australia through Bundjalung woman's eyes. The Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal words are printed alongside each vibrant image of flora and fauna. A glossary of Indigenous words such as willy-willy, that are now part of everyday use, are included.
ISBN 9781921272585
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2008
Bancroft, Bronwyn
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623
Puppy (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about puppies and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405310345
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2005
Dorling Kindersley
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67463
Python
This book is a 'slice of life' following a python living in an Australian forest. Be with her as she wakes up at first light, hunts for birds and rodents, sheds her skin and guards over her first clutch of eggs until they hatch.
ISBN 9781921529603
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Cheng, Christopher & Jackson, Mark (ill)
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64296
Rabbit (Watch me grow)
A fantastic introduction to the life cycle of rabbits.
ISBN 9781405303866
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley
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647181
Rainforest
Travel deep into the forest - what elusive and fascinating creatures will you find there? Wildlife fans will be thrilled to encounter all kinds of rainforest creatures - from the familiar species to the more obscure.
ISBN 9781846439353
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2017
Topics / Endangered species /
Groves, Julia
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587697
Ready. Set. Discover Logan
Yana arrives in the city of Logan with her family, feeling alone. She's not sure what children can do in Logan. Yana meets Bunji, an Aboriginal boy at a Logan City library. Bunji shows Yana the best places for kids to explore and play.
ISBN 9780994302199
Publisher Digital Future Press, 2018
Tyrrell, Karen
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3926
Return of the dinosaurs
Imagine if dinosaurs came back to visit and they were roaming the Broome coastline today.
ISBN 9781925360370
Publisher Magabala Books, 2016
Houston, Bronwyn
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11242
Roadworks
A book for boys and girls on how to build a road, with fabulous, bright illustrations and fun language. There's a page of machine facts identifying the types of heavy equipment that help build our roads. There are even the ones that 'Tip the stones. Tip the stones. Lift and slide and dump. Lay the groundwork for the road. Crash! Roar! Thump!'
ISBN 9781921150166
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Sutton, Sally & Lovelock, Brian (ill)
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46376
Roar: Talk to the wild animals
Make your own noises as you find the animals in the wild. Lots of rhyme and colourful images.
ISBN 9780733318481
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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15217
Rocky shores (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 rocky shores.
ISBN 9780733925085
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Ballance, Alison
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26626
Rosie Revere, engineer
Shy, quiet Rosie is always trying to solve problems with her inventions. When a favourite uncle laughs at one of the gizmos she designs especially for him, Rosie resists talking about her dream to become a great engineer. But, when Great-Great Aunt Rose shows up for an extended stay, she tells stories of her experiences building planes during World War II. Rosie sets about designing a unique contraption to help her aunt take to the skies again.
ISBN 9781419708459
Publisher Abrams Books, 2013
Topics / STEM /
Beaty, Andrea & Roberts, David (ill)
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660335
Rottweilers
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 9780716634485
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hogan, Christa C
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Rugby League Reads K-2 League Stars
Using the club mascots and various Rugby League players and captains, these books will allow readers to read about Rugby League and their favourite clubs and players, whilst engaging with text and practicing reading strategies. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Rugby League Reads K-2 League Stars (24 books)
Hirsch, Suzan
No book cover.
15219
Sandy shores (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 sandy shores. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733925122
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Ballance, Alison
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15280
Schools of fish (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about fish that live in schools. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926884
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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22986
Scientist, scientist, who do you see?
Full of scientific fun, Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See? features appearances from real-life scientists including Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Ada Lovelace, and more! Young readers will delight in poking fun at a familiar text while learning about scientists who changed the world.
ISBN 9781492656180
Publisher Sourcebooks Inc, 2018
Topics / STEM /
Ferrie, Chris
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15281
Scuba divers and their under-water friends (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about the friendly animals encountered by scuba divers. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926853
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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25788
Sea creatures
Through beautiful photographs and interesting facts, find out about many of the interesting, beautiful and scary sea creatures that we might encounter in Australian seas. Discover what makes them unique and how they live.
ISBN 9781742451183
Series All about Australia series (4 books)
Publisher Australian Geographic Education, 2012
Mahoney, Melanie (ed) & Madden, Bec (ed)
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15282
Sea horses and pipefish (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about sea horses and pipefish. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926822
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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31153
Sea of words, A: An ABC of the deep blue sea
Fantastic alphabet book of aquatic animals, with each letter making great use of alliteration and supported by amazing illustration.
ISBN 9780975839003
Publisher Silkim Books, 2006
Toft, Kim Michelle
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15268
Sea turtles (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as sea turtles. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912931
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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15283
Seals and sea lions (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about seals and sea lions. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733926792
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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15269
Seashells (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as seashells. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912993
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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38218
See me grow
Watch baby animals grow up and find out all about their amazing life cycles.
ISBN 9781407131542
Publisher Scholastic US, 2012
Arlon, Penelope & Gordon-Harris, Tory
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8014
Shapes at play
Squares, triangles and circles - let's play. We might even make a brand-new shape.
ISBN 9781406367331
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Borando, Silvia
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15270
Sharks and rays (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as sharks and rays. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912955
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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660332
Siberian Huskies
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 9780716634492
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hogan, Christa C
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21179
Sleep
From cats and dogs to bears and tigers - how does the animal kingdom sleep? Discover a world of curious sleeping habits in this fact-based picture book for young nature lovers.
ISBN 9781910646229
Publisher Old Barn Books, 2018
Prendergast, Kate
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3665
Sloth slept on
He wasn't like any other creature we had ever found in the garden. We couldn't figure out what he was and where he had came from.
ISBN 9781843653042
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2016
Preston-Gannon, Frann
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49815
Smallest turtle, The
The smallest turtle is the last of his family to set out on the long journey to the sea. The sand is hot and there are many dangers.
ISBN 9780733322082
Publisher ABC Books, 1996
Dodd, Lynley
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12073
Snail
One of a series that traces the life cycle of plants and animals. A simple introduction to snails, their behaviour and appearance, emphasising their development from the day they hatch until they lay eggs of their own.
ISBN 9780749644314
Publisher Franklin Watts, 2002
Watts, Barrie
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46842
Some birds
Small and tall, flappy and fluttery, twitchers and tweeters. A feathery celebration of birds.
ISBN 9781910200667
Publisher David Fickling Books, 2016
Spink, Matt
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2794
Something about a bear
Find out about eight bears in the wild, what they like to eat, their habitats and daily activities. Includes conservation information about bears.
ISBN 9781847805164
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2014
Topics / Endangered species /
Morris, Jackie
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15271
Starfish and urchins (Marine life for young readers)
Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as starfish and urchins. Contains a glossary and index.
ISBN 9780733912870
Series Marine life for young readers series (20 books)
Publisher Longman, 1999
Swartz, Stanley L & Yin, Robert (phot)
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Start with science 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 Start with science series (5 books)
Waring, Geoff
No book cover.
32174
Swirl by swirl: spirals in nature
Spiral shapes are all around us in nature. See what makes the tiny snail shell so beautiful and why that shape occurs in rushing rivers, in a flower bud, and even inside your ear. Celebrate the beauty and usefulness of this fascinating spiral shape.
ISBN 9780547315836
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2011
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Sidman, Joyce & Krommes, Beth (ill)
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5447
Things that I love about trees, The
Look up, any time of the year, and you will see changes in the trees, which is just one of the wonderful things to love about them. Come and discover some more!
ISBN 9781406349405
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Butterworth, Chris & Voake, Charlotte (ill)
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25840
This is Captain Cook
Join Miss Batts and her class as they tell the story of Captain Cook, in a humorous and whimsical school play. The class acts out the story of Cook as a boy watching ships on the horizon, sailing to Canada, to Tahiti and on to New South Wales, as the first European to cross the Antarctic Circle. Spot the escaping chicken in each of the scenes.
ISBN 9780642278692
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2015
McCartney, Tania & Booth, Christina (ill)
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87887
Tiny: a little dog on a big adventure
Steve and Tiny look after each other so when Steve needs to get away for a while, Tiny goes too. The trusty old van becomes their new home as they drive across Australia, through wide red deserts and past glittering oceans. But, Tiny has a job to do. Steve needs new friends, friends to get him out from behind his camera and make him smile again. If there's one thing Tiny is good at, it's making friends.
ISBN 9781741755473
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Castles, Jennifer & Otton, Steve (photo)
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719607
Tippy and Jellybean
Tippy and her baby Jellybean live in a beautiful eucalyptus forest. One day, they wake up and sniff the air. It's smokey, hot and windy. Kangaroos and wallabies are bounding. Lizards and snakes are slithering. Wombats are heading to their burrows. The cockatoos take off in an enormous flock. Tippy can't hop, run or fly. Instead, she shelters her baby in the only way she can.
ISBN 9781760878474
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2020
Cunningham, Sophie & Tortop, Anil (ill)
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6369
Trapped: a whale's rescue
In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. The race is on to save the whale from drowning. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.
ISBN 9781580895583
Publisher Charlesbridge Publishing, 2015
Burleigh, Robert & Minor, Wendell (ill)
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15220
Tropical rainforest (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 tropical rainforests. Includes good information, a glossary of terms and an index.
ISBN 9780733924453
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Ballance, Alison
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True to life 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 True to life series (13 books)
Latta, Jan
No book cover.
17638
Tuart dwellers
Magical descriptions of a day in a tuart forest and the mini worlds that exist around these magnificent trees. The book reveals what happens to the insects, lizards, birdlife and animals from dawn to nightfall and during a storm, in the undisturbed bushland.
ISBN 9781876615307
Publisher Department of Environment and Conservation, WA, 2008
Ramage, Jan & Hickman, Ellen (ill)
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609
Turtle (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about turtles and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405313094
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Dorling Kindersley
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751087
Ultimate animal alphabet book, The
From the Adelie penguin to the zigzag heron. This A-Z book covers over 400 animal species and all kinds of interesting facts. Discover why the American flamingo is pink, what a baby echidna is called and whether the dusky leaf monkey really has four stomachs. If you are interested in learning about animals this is a good book for you.
ISBN 9780734420091
Publisher Hachette Australia, 2020
Crossins, Jennifer
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613986
Ultimate animal counting book, The
Can you count one blue whale? Probably. How about 16 lions? Or 44 penguins? Or 100 fairy flies? Join us on an expedition through the animal kingdom, counting one to 100 and collecting fascinating animal facts along the way. Discover the colour of a zebra's skin under its stripes, how a tapir uses its nose as a snorkel when it swims, and that cranes are famous for their dancing!
ISBN 9780734418852
Publisher Lothian Books, 2019
Cossins, Jennifer
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13692
Under the sea
Have you ever wondered what's under the sea? Dive beneath the waves and discover bustling fish, a singing whale and twinkling creatures of the deep.
ISBN 9781409539087
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2011
Milbourne, Anna and Shimmen, Cathy (ill)
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4270
Usborne big book of animals, The
The Big Book of Animals contains 14 impressive giant fold out pages. From the mighty elephant to the amazing colossal squid, some of the worlds tallest, longest, and heaviest animals will be revealed, as well as the biggest animal that has ever lived. Each animal contains a physical description and dimensions, some of which will leave the reader in awe.
ISBN 9781474928953
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2017
Fabiano, Fiorin & Maskell, Hazel (ill)
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28429
Usborne big book of big bugs and a few little ones too, The
From an amazing stick insect longer that your arm, to gigantic spiders as big as a dinner plate, open the huge fold-out pages to discover how big some of the biggest bugs in the world really are.
ISBN 9781409532989
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2012
Bone, Emily
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4273
Usborne big book of bugs, The
The Big Book of Bugs contains some very impressive colour illustrations of gigantic bugs and insects, along with some information about each one. From an amazing stick insect longer than your arm, to gigantic spiders as big as a dinner plate, open the huge fold-out pages to discover how big some of the biggest bugs in the world really are.
ISBN 9781474928960
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2017
Bone, Emily & Fiorin, Fabiano (ill)
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6294
Usborne book of night time, The
At night when you are fast asleep and dreaming, another world awakens, the world of night. Night in a desert, night in a forest, night in space, there are many night-time worlds for you to explore.
ISBN 9781474936606
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2018
Cowan, Laura & Pang, Bonnie (ill)
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660738
V-22 Osprey
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. 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 9780716634300
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Cooley Peterson, Megan
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Watch me grow 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 Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
No book cover.
593295
Watch this!
Can you make a circle with your arms? Or a triangle with your fingers? If we work together, we can make a rectangle, or even a pyramid. We can make lots and lots of shapes- just watch this!
ISBN 9781925322774
Publisher Scribble Press, 2018
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Godwin, Jane & Orpin, Beci & Walker, Hilary
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15112
We all went on safari, a counting journey through Tanzania
Learn to count in Swahili and discover all kinds of African animals in the grasslands of Tanzania.
ISBN 9780864615138
Publisher Koala Books, 2003
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Krebs, Laurie & Cairns, Julia (ill)
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774408
What are they called 2? More Australian animals
Its fun to find out the strange names for a group of animals. What is a group of lizards called or a group of jellyfish? Find out the answers and many more in this book.
ISBN 9780648871255
Publisher Little Red Apple Publishing, 2020
Cole, Diana Marlay
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684215
What are they called? Australian animals
Do you know the names given to different groups of animals? Did you know that a group of penguins is called a colony? There is no group name for quokkas but they are said to be Australia's happiest animals as they always appear to be smiling.
ISBN 9780648290582
Cole, Diana Marlay
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766
What did one elephant say to another
Find out how elephants communicate with one another, not only through the noises they make but with their body movements.
ISBN 9781426303074
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Baines, Becky
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30663
What noise comes from a giraffe
We all know it's true, that a cow says moo. Find out what noise comes from a giraffe.
ISBN 9781460752234
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
MacLean, Craig
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63477
What's in that egg
Imagine if humans were born from eggs. Find out about the animals that lay eggs and how the babies make their way out. Discover why some eggs are huge while others are tiny.
ISBN 9781426304088
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2009
Baines, Becky
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14670
What's it like to be a bee?
A honeybee tells the story of her life, from hatching from an egg to collecting nectar and honey.
ISBN 9781607531845
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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3376
What's it like to be a butterfly?
A red emerald butterfly tells the story of his life, from hatching from an egg to becoming a caterpillar, chrysalis and finally an adult butterfly.
ISBN 9781607531852
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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19544
What's it like to be a dragonfly?
A dragonfly tells the story of its life, from hatching from an egg to becoming an adult dragonfly.
ISBN 9781607531869
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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13287
What's it like to be a grasshopper?
A grasshopper tells the story of its life, from hatching from an egg to becoming an adult grasshopper.
ISBN 9781607531937
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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10547
What's it like to be a spider?
A garden spider tells how she spins webs and lays eggs, and we learn what happens when her young hatches.
ISBN 9781607531944
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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27522
What's it like to be an ant?
A worker ant tells the story of her life, from hatching to being part of a colony.
ISBN 9781607531838
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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What's it like to be 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 What's it like to be series (6 books)
Various
No book cover.
2264
When we go walkabout
When we go walkabout, what do we see. Yirruwa yirrilikenuma-langwa, amiyembena yirringka yirruwa.
ISBN 9781743314562
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Lalara, Rhoda & Alfred
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774387
When you go to Melbourne
Take a walk around Melbourne- Can you find the golden whale? Can you find the giants and their clock? Join the author as she relives childhood trips to town that bring the city to life with wonder and fun. Reliving cherished childhood memories of trips to town, Maree Coote has created a delightful nonsense romp around the city of style. Join in a child's discovery of Melbourne, its surprises, its delights, its hidden treasures and unexpected touchstones.
ISBN 9780648568421
Publisher Melbournestyle, 2020
Coote, Maree
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7613
Where's Jessie
When Jessie and her family move to the Outback, there isn't room in their horse-drawn cart for her favourite toy, Bertie Bear. Poor Bertie is packed into a box to travel with the cameleers. But, when Bertie becomes dislodged, he doesn't understand where his family has gone. Bertie is about to begin some grand adventures.
ISBN 9780642278753
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2015
Brian, Janeen & Spudvilas, Anne (ill)
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4089
Where's the elephant
What starts as a game of jungle hide-and-seek to find the elephant, the parrot and the snake quickly turns into something more significant. A near wordless picture book which powerfully demonstrates the devastating effects of deforestation in Brazil.
ISBN 9781405276481
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2015
Barroux
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69650
Why are they marching Daddy
A father answers his little daughter's curious questions about all the different people she sees passing by in an ANZAC Day march. Simple, clear explanations of the concept of honouring those who fought presented in a way that may inspire discussion amongst those who share this book.
ISBN 9780958162555
Publisher ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee QLD Incorporated, 2002
Burke, Di (comp) & Alger, Elizabeth (ill)
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15434
Woolly jumper, the story of wool
Through cumulative text and simple illustrations, children are introduced to information about wool production. The book traces the wool from the sheep's back to the boy's back.
ISBN 9780744565720
Publisher Walker Books, 2003
Hooper, Meredith & McEwen, Katharine
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World Book Bolt 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 World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Various
No book cover.
587885
World soccer records
Explore the exciting world of soccer in this series of books. Learn the rules, who are the famous players and which is the best team. Get ready to get in on the action.
ISBN 9780716693468
Publisher World Book, 2018
Cooley Peterson, Megan
No book cover.
4743
Worm
Worm lives underground, munching through the earth. Life is pretty predictable. Then, one day, everything changes.
ISBN 9781922081605
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2016
Greenberg, Nicki
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8395
Worms, the mechanics of organics
In this funny and informative rhyming story, find out about worms that can convert garden waste and food scraps into nutrients to feed your garden.
ISBN 9780646535593
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2011
Bollard, Kellie
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660334
Yorkshire Terriers
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 9780716634508
Series World Book Bolt series (3 books)
Publisher World Book, 2018
Topics / K-2 Non-fiction /
Hogan, Christa C
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109950
You choose
A big catalogue of things to choose like where to live, what to eat, what pets we would like to have. Hundreds of different choices to discuss, imagine and enjoy.
ISBN 9780552547086
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Goodhart, Pippa & Sharrett, Nick (ill)
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684
Your skin holds you in
Take a look at the skin you're in. Find out fascinating facts about your skin and why it is so important.
ISBN 9781426303111
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Baines, Becky
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22219
Ziggy the zebra
Come on an adventure and learn about zebras and their families.
ISBN 9780980872736
Series True to life series (13 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2014
Latta, Jan
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