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Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9

Hash This title is usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above.

ID Title Author  
9520
Abel's moon
Abel Grable's work takes him into remote jungles with only the moon to guide the way. His children love to hear about his moonlit adventures when he's back home. When he's away, the children use his desk as a moon machine for their own adventures.
ISBN 9780099265351
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Hughes, Shirley
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49311
Against the odds
Kiki's father is a doctor who travels to faraway war zones. She always worries about him and, to calm her, Kiki's mother explains her father's likelihood of return in terms of odds. When her father goes missing, Kiki decides she has to try and improve the odds of her father coming home, the only way she can.
ISBN 9781742375083
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Hof, Marjolijn & Prins, Johanna H (trans)
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580
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
Alexander woke up with chewing gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, he tripped on his skateboard and then dropped his jumper in the sink while the water was running. He knew it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
ISBN 9780207153174
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1986
Viorst, Judith & Cruz, Ray (ill)
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76248
Alice and the airy fairy
Mary the airy fairy is coming to stay with Alice and her family. Is she a real fairy or just a free spirit.
ISBN 9781921928451
Series Little Rockets series (9 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2013
Clark, Margaret
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9176
Alice-Miranda at camp
Alice-Miranda is at camp, but it's not all fun and games, as she keeps an eye on the newest student, who seems determined to case trouble. The camp is next door to Alice-Miranda's father's childhood home, which needs some investigation.
ISBN 9781742757612
Series Alice-Miranda series (16 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Harvey, Jacqueline
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6368
Alice-Miranda at the palace
Alice-Miranda and her friends are invited to the palace for the Queen's celebration, but people are behaving strangely, with sinister things at play.
ISBN 9780857982728
Series Alice-Miranda series (16 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harvey, Jacqueline
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3278
Alice-Miranda Holds the Key
In a startling turn of events, Alice-Miranda unexpectedly finishes the school term earlier than planned. Holidays should be a time for fun and a chance to catch up with friends, but it seems all is not well at Highton Hall. There is trouble afoot with the family business and it's got everyone worried. Scores of people have been struck down with a mystery illness and it looks as if Kennington's may be responsible. Meanwhile, there is an annual garden party to prepare for. And the whole village is invited. Throw in an intriguing neighbour, a runaway and a swindler and it may be the perfect recipe for disaster. Alice-Miranda will have to trust her intuition to find the key to unlock this mystery.
ISBN 9780143780700
Series Alice-Miranda series (16 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Harvey, Jacqueline
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14272
Alice-Miranda in Hollywood
Alice-Miranda and her friends are off to Hollywood to take part in Lawrence Ridley's new movie. It's a western with a twist, and they'll be shooting some scenes on location at the picturesque Grand Canyon. Everyone's excited to get a sneak peek of the glitz and glamour of show business- especially Caprice! On set, however, there is high drama with tears and tantrums, romance and a string of suspicious mishaps. Is there a villain lurking behind the scenes, or could the rumours of a curse be true? Alice-Miranda is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery before tensions explode.
ISBN 9780143780618
Series Alice-Miranda series (16 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Harvey, Jacqueline
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Alice-Miranda series
Any two 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 Alice-Miranda series (16 books)
Harvey, Jacqueline
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15292
All dressed up
Gilly does not want to wear a frilly pink dress and be the flower girl at her cousin's wedding. Things just go from bad to worse, but, when your heart's in the right place and you give things your best shot, you can be a star in the most surprising ways.
ISBN 9780734407825
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Campbell, Margaret & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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67084
Allie Finkle's rules for girls: moving day
Allie Finkle doesn't want to leave her pretty, pink bedroom in her lovely modern home and all her school friends to go and live a long way away in a creepy old house with a zombie in the attic. Fortunately, the rules she makes to live by, as well as being practical and very funny, also help her to make the best of things.
ISBN 9780330453752
Publisher MacMillan, 2008
Cabot, Meg
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3345
Anders and the comet
Meet Anders, Eden and their new friend, Bernie. It's the school holidays and there are comics to be made, games to be played, ice-cream to be eaten, and rhinos to impress at Wekiwa water park. When Anders and his friends meet the Green Grabber, things take on a whole new twist, leading Anders to a wonderful pet and wild adventures in the sky.
ISBN 9781760111151
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Mackay, Gregory
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31010
Anders and the volcano
Now that school is finished, Anders and his friends, Bernie and Eden, are looking forward to their holidays at Camp Canvas at Mount Tremble. They make new friends and discover new things about themselves. That's lucky, as they'll need everything they've got when Mount Tremble, an extinct volcano, starts to rumble.
ISBN 9781760290030
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
Mackay, Gregory
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17116
Aphrodite Alexandra
Aphrodite Alexandra is named after both her grandmothers who grew up in different countries and don't want anything to do with each other at all. Aphrodite Alexandra visits both grandmothers often and loves the stories they tell her about their childhoods. She realises they both have more in common than they think.
ISBN 9780734409966
Bouras, Gillian & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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7569
At my door
Deliveries usually come in a van, as heavy boxes or oddly-shaped bags. They do not come late, on a school night. When Poppy's dad opens the front door to find a small, very distressed child, clinging to a green blanket, the family tries their hardest to do the right thing. They look after the baby while the authorities search for her family. Although Mei's stay is brief, her impact on the family is long-lasting.
ISBN 9781925162707
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2015
Fitzpatrick, Deb
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7906
Audrey goes to town
Audrey can't wait to get to the tiny town of Beltana. It's full of amazing things like trains, glass windows and a shop that sells lollies. But, when Mum gets sick, Audrey and her little brother, Dougie, must stay alone with Mrs Paterson, a strict old lady who looks like a burnt stick. Audrey starts to think that even a town full of people can't stop you feeling lonely.
ISBN 9781921272677
Series Audrey series (2 of 3)
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Harris, Christine & James, Ann (ill)
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Audrey of the outback
Audrey lives in the remote outback with her family. Her life is hard and lonely while Dad is away working. Audrey does extra jobs to help her Mum but hates cleaning out the chook pen or helping with the long drop dunny. Audrey and her friend, Stumpy, ponder important questions like whether she should be a girl or a man, and whether it would be better to be a sheep or a cow.
ISBN 9781921272189
Series Audrey series (1 of 3)
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2008
Harris, Christine & James, Ann (ill)
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Audrey series
An Australian series, set in the 1930s, about a little girl with an inquiring mind and a lively imagination. Any two 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 Audrey series (3 books)
Harris, Christine & James, Ann (ill)
No book cover.
65874
Audrey's big secret
Audrey knows only too well the importance of family and what it means to be apart from those you love. But, in order to protect her friend, Audrey will need to keep the truth from her parents. She is torn between keeping a promise and telling the truth. Choices are never easy, especially when someone could be hurt.
ISBN 9781921272530
Series Audrey series (3 of 3)
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Harris, Christine & James, Ann (ill)
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4078
Ava and Angus: Showtime
Ava and Angus are off to the Doolimba show, with its fun rides and lots of cute animals. But, when the daring twins, Donna and Danny Donnelly, tempt Ava to sneak into the animals' shed at night time, dozens of prize animals escape their pens. Ava and Angus' delightful trip has turned into a disaster. The Donnelly twins might own up. If not, Ava and Angus will take all the blame.
ISBN 9781743628584
Series Ava Anne Appleton series (4 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Harmer, Wendy & Edmonds, Andrea (ill)
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Ava Anne Appleton series
Any two 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 Ava Anne Appleton series (4 books)
Harmer, Wendy & Edmonds, Andrea (ill)
No book cover.
73222
Ava Anne Appleton: Accidental adventurer
Ava has an orderly life, which is just how she likes it. Then her parents decide it is time to travel Australia for one year, but it sounds like a terrible adventure to Ava.
ISBN 9781742838755
Series Ava Anne Appleton series (1 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Harmer, Wendy & Edmonds, Andrea (ill)
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5379
Ava Anne Appleton: Catching a wave
Ava Anne Appleton continues her road trip adventures and the next stop is the beach. When she meets a new friend who needs her help, Ava's courage is tested to overcome her fears.
ISBN 9781743622353
Series Ava Anne Appleton series (3 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Harmer, Wendy & Edmonds, Andrea (ill)
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3447
Ava Anne Appleton: Up and away
The Appleton family continue their road trip and Ava has found that being on the road is quite an adventure. But, when faced with going higher than she ever thought possible, Ava wonders if she will be up to this new adventure.
ISBN 9781743621813
Series Ava Anne Appleton series (2 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Harmer, Wendy & Edmonds, Andrea (ill)
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794
Bear called Paddington, A
The Browns first met Paddington on a railway station. He had travelled all the way from darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington can make ordinary things become extraordinary.
ISBN 9780207112348
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2001
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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18646
Beastly nights
Jessica's family support her over several nights of scary nightmares, when she meets huge monsters and learns to overcome her fears.
ISBN 9781920731823
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2006
Pyle, Elizabeth
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6977
Bella and the wandering house
One morning, Bella is very surprised to discover her house has moved in the night. Not a lot, just a little and, every time it stops, it's near water. Initially, her parents are too busy to notice until they wake up to find their house on the banks of a lake. Night after night, the house moves and the family wakes to a new location. Bella must try to solve the mystery.
ISBN 9781925162301
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2015
McKinlay, Meg
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Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series
Ben and his brother, Tim, meddle with magic and that's always a dangerous thing to do. Any two 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 Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series (3 books)
Forsyth, Kate & Vane, Mitch (ill)
No book cover.
822
Bernice knows best
Hugh is a walking, talking disaster without any friends, until he meets Bernice. Her specialty is accident-prone boys but Hugh is a challenge even for Bernice.
ISBN 9780340622087
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Dann, Max & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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73759
Big bad bunnies
Sandra is scared of bunny rabbits. She's frightened of their nasty ears and evil bunny eyes. When the family visits the petting zoo with baby animals, Sandra hopes there won't be any bunnies there.
ISBN 9780143302285
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Katz, Danny & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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850
Big bazoohley, The
Wearing his ""Sonic the Hedgehog"" pyjamas, Sam Kellow sleep-walks out of the hotel room where he is staying with his parents. Sam has the opportunity to win a big jackpot and save his family's finances in this hilarious, zany adventure.
ISBN 9780702228322
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 1995
Carey, Peter
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Big Ned's bushwalk
Ned's athletic family are worried that he is too quiet. When they send him on a bushwalk and a storm breaks, it is Ned's quiet observation skills that save the day.
ISBN 9780734407504
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Laguna, Sofie & Cox, David
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47646
Big waves, The
Sandy's beach holiday is perfect. The waves are just the right size and it's great being with her older brother, Marcus, and her Aunty Missy, both of whom are enthusiastic surfers. But, when Sandy is dumped by a big wave, it's a frightening experience and her holiday isn't quite so perfect anymore.
ISBN 9780143305729
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Caisley, Raewyn & Hurst, Elise (ill)
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Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series
Meet Billie B Brown. She's brave, brilliant and bold and will become your best friend in no time. Any two 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 Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (30 books)
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
No book cover.
33005
Billie B Brown: bad butterfly, The
Billie B Brown has started ballet classes. She wants to be a famous ballerina but, when Billie tries to be a dainty butterfly like the other girls, things end in chaos.
ISBN 9781921564925
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (1 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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11789
Billie B Brown: beautiful haircut, The
Billie B Brown is the best hairdresser in the world. She can make her dolls' hair beautiful so there should be no problem making her own hair beautiful, too.
ISBN 9781921690938
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (6 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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33857
Billie B Brown: best project, The
Billie's little brother is cute, but he can be annoying. Billie has to keep everything away from him. Especially the tower she has made for her school project.
ISBN 9781921848018
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (12 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont,
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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54201
Billie B Brown: big sister, The
Billie can't wait for the new baby to arrive. She's even going to give it her favourite teddy! But what will happen when her parents go to hospital without her and Billie's teddy goes missing.
ISBN 9781921759789
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (9 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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3035
Billie B Brown: birthday mix-up, The
Billie's party is going to be the best ever. She has lots of fun games planned. But what if Billie's friends don't like her party, or what if they don't come.
ISBN 9781921759796
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (10 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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62515
Billie B Brown: bully buster, The
There is a bully at Billie's school who is being mean to everyone. Billie needs to do something.
ISBN 9781742973111
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (20 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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25103
Billie B Brown: copycat kid, The
The new girl at school won't stop copying Billie. It is so annoying, what can Billie do.
ISBN 9781742737744
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (15 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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24708
Billie B Brown: cutest pet ever, The
Billie has found the most adorable guinea pig in the pet shop. She is going to love it forever, if only she can convince her mum and dad.
ISBN 9781742970059
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (14 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont,
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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33267
Billie B Brown: deep end, The
Billie's class used to swim in the little pool. But this year they are moving to the big one. Billie finds that a little scary.
ISBN 9781742971438
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (17 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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88734
Billie B Brown: extra special helper, The
Billie B Brown is her teacher's helper at the zoo and she has to stop everyone from being naughty. If only they'd listen to her.
ISBN 9781921690921
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (5 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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3927
Billie B Brown: little lie, The
It's going to be the best story ever for Show and Tell. Especially if she adds in a crocodile.
ISBN 9781921848001
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (11 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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44482
Billie B Brown: midnight feast, The
Billie B Brown and her best friend, Jack, are going to camp in Jack's backyard. They even have a whole packet of marshmallows for a midnight feast. But, it's very dark and scary out there alone.
ISBN 9781921564949
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (3 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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53540
Billie B Brown: missing tooth, The
Billie has lost her first tooth. It's very small, so she has to take special care of it. She can't wait for the Tooth Fairy to come.
ISBN 9781742973104
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (19 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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3145
Billie B Brown: night fright
Billie loves hanging out with Rebecca's older sisters. They make her feel so grown-up. But is Billie grown-up enough to handle the scary movies they like.
ISBN 9781742971445
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (18 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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39614
Billie B Brown: perfect present, The
Billie B Brown is bursting with excitement. It is Christmas tomorrow. She knows her presents are hidden somewhere and starts searching for them. After all, a bit of peeking won't hurt.
ISBN 9781921759277
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (7 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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19570
Billie B Brown: pocket money blues, The
Billie is saving up for a special toy and Jack is helping her do jobs. But what happens when Jack wants to spend money on something else.
ISBN 9781742971421
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (16 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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33007
Billie B Brown: second-best friend, The
Billie B Brown has always been best friends with Jack. Now Rebecca wants to be her best friend. Billie doesn't know who to choose.
ISBN 9781921564956
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (4 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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70559
Billie B Brown: secret message, The
Billie's family is off to the beach, but when they get there, her mum and dad just want to read books and nap. Will this be the most boring holiday ever.
ISBN 9781921759581
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (8 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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3940
Billie B Brown: Sister stories
What does the B in Billie B Brown stand for? Big sisters, baby brothers and busy families. Join Billie B Brown in her three favourite sister stories. Billie's Sister Stories contains: The Big Sister, The Best Project and The Missing Tooth.
ISBN 9781760500177
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (30 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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3943
Billie B Brown: Sneaky stories
What does the B in Billie B Brown stand for? Backyard camping, baby animals and bad dreams. Join Billie B Brown in her three favourite sneaky stories. Billie's Sneaky Stories contains: The Midnight Feast, The Cutest Pet Ever and The Night Fright
ISBN 9781760500184
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (30 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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35564
Billie B Brown: soccer star, The
Billie B Brown and Jack usually do everything together. When Jack plays soccer with the boys, Billie feels left out. The boys say girls can't play soccer but Billie has other ideas.
ISBN 9781921564932
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (2 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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19102
Billie B Brown: spotty holiday, The
Billie is going on a plane to visit her grandma. They are going to do so many fun things together. Nothing can go wrong with this holiday.
ISBN 9781742970042
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (13 of 30)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont,
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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3946
Billie B Brown: Super stories
What does the B in Billie B Brown stand for? Best friends, beach holidays and buddies. Join Billie B Brown in her three favourite super stories. Billie's Super Stories contains: The Second-best Friend, The Secret Message and The Copycat Kid.
ISBN 9781760500160
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (30 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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27532
Billie B Brown: The big book of Billie
Meet Billie B Brown... Billie can be many things. Sometimes she is brave. She can be beautiful, bold and busy. And sometimes she can even be a teensy bit bossy....but Billie is always the best friend ever!
ISBN 9781760126537
Series Billie B Brown & Billie B Mystery series (30 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Rippin, Sally & Fukuoka, Aki (ill)
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Billy the punk
Billy decides that he needs to look different, very different. He doesn't care that no-one much likes his spiky, coloured hair or his tatty, pinned clothes. Billy thinks he looks great.
ISBN 9780091829346
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Carroll, Jessica
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Bindi wildlife adventures series
Any two 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 Bindi wildlife adventures series (20 books)
Irwin, Bindi and others
No book cover.
60378
Book bonanza
World book day is approaching and the Brownies are celebrating, and working towards their booklover badge.
ISBN 9781847151629
Series Brownies series (8 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2011
Plaisted, Caroline
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Boris series
Any two 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 Boris series (6 books)
Joyner, Andrew
No book cover.
34631
Born to sing
Maddie loves to sing and make up new songs. Her favourite is her humpback whale song, so she is very excited when her Mum and Grandma promise to take her to Shark Bay to see the whales. When they set off in their car and rattly old caravan, it looks like they might not get there at all. But, with some help along the way, Maddie's dream might still come true.
ISBN 9781742991511
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Morgan, Sally & Smith, Craig (ill)
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29589
Brave little penguin
Little Penguin loves being with his dad. When Papa goes fishing, Little Penguin isn't happy but decides to be brave and have an adventure of his own.
ISBN 9781741690835
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Pignataro, Anna
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31860
Brobot
Sally Tinker makes machines and her baby brother, Joe, breaks them. Sally is the world's foremost inventor under the age of twelve and she just knows she can build a better brother than the messy, smelly version she has. Sally's invention, Brobot, is fantastic. That is, until the remote gets broken and Brobot is out of control.
ISBN 9781925163919
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2016
Foley, James
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Brownies series
Any two 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 Brownies series (8 books)
Plaisted, Caroline
No book cover.
2569
Bully on the bus
Each day Leroy, who's in grade one, and his older sister, Ruby, catch the bus to school. On every trip, DJ, an angry high school student, makes Leroy's life a misery through bullying, along with threats of what might happen if he tells anyone. Ruby encourages Leon to tell either his teacher or their parents, but Leroy resists. DJ's power is too strong.
ISBN 9780702253287
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Apel, Kathryn
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1123
Changes
Joseph Kaye is beset by bizarre and threatening changes occurring around him, including the arrival of a new baby.
ISBN 9780744554281
Publisher Walker Books, 1997
Browne, Anthony
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7814
Chantelle's cloak
When Mum's new baby is born, Chantelle doesn't want to be a big sister. All she wants is a special, magical cloak so she can make herself invisible.
ISBN 9780143306382
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Marwood, Lorraine & Bell, Jocelyn (ill)
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Child's garden: a story of hope, A
In a ruined village, torn apart by war, a barbed wire fence cuts off a little boy from the hills he loved to walk in. One day, after rain, he sees a tiny, green shoot breaking through the rubble.
ISBN 9781406312072
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Foreman, Michael
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Chook Chook series
Heartfelt tales of love, loss, belonging, family, friendship, and the power of kindness set against the backdrop of rural China. Any two 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 Chook Chook series (3 books)
Chim, Wai & Lord, Aileen (ill)
No book cover.
2434
Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the city
When Mei's mother remarries, Mei's world crumbles. The one-eyed butcher hangs his carcasses in Mei's favourite hideout and the two families' roosters don't get along. Mei has to share a room with a step-brother who snores and her brother, Guo, leaves home to study. It's all too much for Mei. She decides to run away, taking her chooks with her, to find her brother in the far away city.
ISBN 9780702249754
Series Chook Chook series (2 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2013
Chim, Wai & Lord, Aileen (ill)
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Chook Chook: Mei's secret pets
Since the death of Mei's father, her mother has refused to keep animals on the family farm. So, when Mei finds two baby chickens, she shares her delightful discovery with no one but her older brother, Guo. Mei does her best to keep her newfound friends a secret but all does not go as planned. When Ma sells the chooks to the fearsome one-eyed butcher, their fates seem sealed.
ISBN 9780702249464
Series Chook Chook series (1 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2012
Chim, Wai & Lord, Aileen (ill)
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Chook Chook: Saving the farm
It's Chinese New Year and, for Mei and her family, things are grim. It's been another bad harvest and the government is building a major freeway that will tear their little farm apart. One by one, Mei's neighbours are convinced to sell their land and, despite Ma's and stepfather Jin's best efforts to fight, it looks like their farm will be next. Mei and her beloved chickens must try to save their farm and keep the family together.
ISBN 9780702253164
Series Chook Chook series (3 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Chim, Wai & Lord, Aileen (ill)
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Chook Doolan series
A series about a not-very-brave boy called Chook Doolan (his real name is Simon) and his adventures growing up. Any two 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 Chook Doolan series (8 books)
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
No book cover.
4477
Chook Doolan: Let's do Diwali
Chook and his friend Praj are going to the Hindu festival, Diwali. But big crowds make Chook nervous. Can Praj help Chook overcome his fear?
ISBN 9781925381597
Series Chook Doolan series (7 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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2742
Chook Doolan: Newest pet, The
It's Pet Day at school but Chook's friend, Joe, doesn't have a pet. To cheer him up, Chook decides they should try to find him one, just for the day. But, Joe is so sad he can't even come up with a plan. Chook must try to think of a plan to help his friend and be brave enough to carry it out.
ISBN 9781922244949
Series Chook Doolan series (2 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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Chook Doolan: On the road
Chook is going on holiday and he's supposed to play with his cousins. But they're still little kids! Can Chook think of something fun for everyone to do?
ISBN 9781925381566
Series Chook Doolan series (5 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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Chook Doolan: Rules are rules
Walking to school by himself is too scary for Chook until Dad tells him the special rule for getting to school safely. Not talking to anyone until you are inside the school gates is too easy. But, not talking means that Chook must ignore Mrs Pho from the bakery, Eddie Two-Hats the busker and Mrs Holston, the lollipop lady. Chook knows he has hurt their feelings but rules are rules.
ISBN 9781922244932
Series Chook Doolan series (1 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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Chook Doolan: Saves the day
Chook Doolan does not want to play soccer. It is scary, especially when Ashton Findus and Marty Petrovic are on the team. Chook wants to find the courage to join the game.
ISBN 9781922244956
Series Chook Doolan series (3 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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Chook Doolan: Tiny guitar, The
Chook Doolan cannot wait to show his new ukulele to his friend Eddie Two-hats. But Eddie isn't busking in his usual spot. Chook wonders where he is and if he needs his help.
ISBN 9781922244963
Series Chook Doolan series (4 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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4476
Chook Doolan: Unhappy camper
Everybody is excited about year camp- except Chook. He's worried about snakes and getting homesick. Can Chook find the courage to go?
ISBN 9781925381573
Series Chook Doolan series (6 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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Chook Doolan: Up and away
Chook wants to be a pilot when he grows up, just like his dad. That means doing scary things, like talking to new people. What will Chook do?
ISBN 9781925381580
Series Chook Doolan series (8 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Roy, James & Gifford, Lucinda (ill)
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83664
Christmas cheer
Meet five best friends, Charlie, Katie, Grace, Jamila and Ellie, who've just joined the Brownies. Christmas is coming and the Brownies are getting into the spirit. With presents to make, festive goodies to bake for the unit Christmas party and a trip to the local pantomime, the girls eagerly set about setting up Christmas Cheer. Now, if only it would snow.
ISBN 9781847151407
Series Brownies series (7 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Plaisted, Caroline
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66456
Circus camp
Summer has arrived and it's time for the annual 1st Badenbridge Brownie camping weekend. They're off to Waddow Hall and the five best friends can hardly wait. When they arrive, the girls discover the weekend has a circus theme but that's not the only surprise in store.
ISBN 9781847151308
Series Brownies series (6 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Plaisted, Caroline
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11560
Clancy's long, long walk
Sam decides to walk to Steamers, a fantastic beach about six kilometres away from home. Sam's little brother, Clancy, wants to go too. Mum and Dad say it's too far and that Clancy isn't big enough. But, Clancy is very determined.
ISBN 9780143302889
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Gleeson, Libby
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Clementine Rose and the ballet break-in
Clementine Rose is over the moon. Her ballet lessons have finally begun and Clementine's class has been invited to dance at the reopening of the village hall. There is lots to learn, and Clemmie is eager to get onstage. But, not everything is going to plan. At school, there is trouble with Angus and Joshua, and on the day of the big ballet performance, disaster strikes.
ISBN 9781742757575
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harvey, Jaqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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33207
Clementine Rose and the birthday emergency
Clementine Rose is counting down the days until her birthday party. But, first, there's the school sports carnival to attend and a very special race to run. There's also the all-important party theme to decide on. But, Lavender doesn't seem her usual self and a trip to the vet is in store. And Clementine has butterflies in her tummy for all the wrong reasons, and Aunt Violet is acting mysteriously.
ISBN 9780857985163
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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Clementine Rose and the famous friend
Clementine Rose is heading back to school, and this year she has a new teacher. Mr Smee is very different and he sets the class a special project. Clemmie can't wait to get started. At Penberthy House, an intriguing guest has arrived. Miss Richardson is staying for a whole month to write a book. Trouble is, she is secretive, never comes out of her room and doesn't seem to like children at all.
ISBN 9781742757551
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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Clementine Rose and the farm fiasco
Clementine Rose and her classmates are all abuzz. They're off on an excursion to a local farm. When Aunt Violet comes along to help out, no-one is sure just how helpful she'll be. Things get out of control when Aunt Violet and Mrs Bottomley go missing and Joshua is cornered by Ramon the feisty ram. Will Clementine and her friends escape from Ramon and find the missing ladies too.
ISBN 9781742755472
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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8298
Clementine Rose and the movie magic
Clementine Rose's neighbour, Basil Hobbs, is making a documentary about Penberthy House and has given her a starring role. Clementine can't wait to uncover the magic of motion picture. And, when a surprise present comes her way, Clemmie's interest in filmmaking grows. Aunt Violet is thrilled at the prospect of fame and fortune but Lady Clarissa is worried about recent troubling incidents that leave hotel guests very annoyed. Clementine Rose must try to use her new skills to expose the truth and restore the reputation of Penberthy House.
ISBN 9780857985187
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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Clementine Rose and the Paris puzzle
Clementine Rose and her family are off to Paris. It's Clementine's first big trip and there's so much to see and do. She's been practising her French and can't wait to say bonjour to her friends, Sophie and Jules. Clementine encounters some rather curious characters and, after a series of strange coincidences and a last-minute disaster, Clementine begins to wonder if it's all part of one very tricky puzzle.
ISBN 9780857987884
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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Clementine Rose and the perfect present
Clementine Rose is thrilled: there's a giant tent in the back garden and guests arriving by the car load. A wedding at Penberthy House is just the thing her mother needs to help pay for the much needed new roof. But amid the excitement Uncle Digby falls ill, an invitation goes astray and, to everyone's horror, Aunt Violet is left in charge. All those beautifully wrapped parcels give Clementine a great idea.
ISBN 9781742755458
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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26700
Clementine Rose and the seaside escape
Clementine Rose and her family are off to the beach. Clementine is delighted to meet the other children staying at the guesthouse. Freddy is a lot of fun but his older sister takes a little more getting used to. Freddy takes Clementine exploring the beach caves, where they discover a wonderful secret. Lavender escapes during a storm and it's all hands on deck to get the pig back safe and sound.
ISBN 9781742757513
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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Clementine Rose and the special promise
Clementine Rose has to say goodbye to her friends, Sophie and Jules, who are moving back to France. While she is sad to see them go, Sophie has promised they will come back. Plus, Clementine will now have an overseas pen pal. At school and home, things are also changing. There's a new girl in Clementine's class who looks set to cause trouble. And at Penberthy House, Drew and Will have become such frequent visitors that Clementine begins to wonder whether a very special promise is about to be made.
ISBN 9780857987860
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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37937
Clementine Rose and the surprise visitor
When Clementine's scary Aunt Violet arrives unexpectedly, the house hold is thrown into disarray. What is it that Aunt Violet really wants, and what is she carrying in her mysterious black bag.
ISBN 9781742755410
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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37458
Clementine Rose and the treasure box
Clementine Rose can't believe her luck. Her new neighbours have three children for her to play with and to top it off, the their mother has promised to give ballet lessons. Clemmie can't wait to put on a tutu and learn to dance. Something terrible happens to the local hall and ballet lessons are put on hold. Perhaps Clementine Rose and her new friends can find some hidden treasure to pay for repairs.
ISBN 9781742757537
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Harvey, Jacqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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Clementine Rose series
Any two 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 Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Various
No book cover.
4752
Clemintine Rose and the wedding wobbles
Clementine Rose is fizzing with excitement. Her mother's marriage to Drew is just around the corner and she can't wait to be a flower girl. Preparations for the special occasion are well underway at Penberthy House and it seems that even grumpy Aunt Violet has caught the wedding fever. But with the appearance of Sebastian Smote, wedding planner extraordinaire, Aunt Violet's festive spirit soon turns a bit feisty. Add to that an unexpected letter and a very curious house guest, and plans begin to unravel. Could the big day turn into a big disaster? Clementine will need to be on her toes as love creates chaos every step of the way.
ISBN 9780857987907
Series Clementine Rose series (13 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Harvey, Jaqueline & Yi, J (ill)
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5789
Cleo stories, The: Friend and a pet, A
Cleo's best friend is away, her parents are busy and there's nothing to do but count raindrops or tidy her room. Just when she thinks that she'll never cheer up, Cleo has an idea. In the second story, Cleo longs for a pet but her mum and dad say no. Perhaps the answer is hidden somewhere unexpected. Two short stories about six year old Cleo.
ISBN 9781743315286
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Gleeson, Libby & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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Cleo stories, The: Necklace and the present, The
Having a big imagination means you can always find a way to have fun. Two short stories about six year old Cleo.
ISBN 9781743315279
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Gleeson, Libby & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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11143
Cool bananas
Claudia visits her Grandpa for the first time and finds he is an embarrassing surprise. She doesn't know how she will survive her holiday.
ISBN 9780733321108
Series ABC kids series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Harris, Christine & Guthridge, Bettina (ill)
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9529
Copper tin cup, The
The copper tin cup belongs to Sammy Carl. His initials are carved below the rim, it fits perfectly into his small hand and seems to have been made for him. But the cup was made many years ago for his great-aunt, Serena Carlotta.
ISBN 9780744556209
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Schaefer, Carole Lexa & Fellows, Stan
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2294
Cubby house, The
Becky has great ideas for cubby houses but they never seem to work out. Midge has moved in next door and Becky gets her to help. But, Midge just sits quietly, waiting for the cubby to be ready. One day, Midge invites Becky to her house and, in the backyard, there is a beautiful cubby that looks like a real house. Becky is impressed but there is something more exciting out the window.
ISBN 9780143303800
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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8141
Cyclone fever
Danny and his Mum and Dad don't think a Category 1 cyclone is anything to worry about. But, Gran remembers. She knows what to do, just in case.
ISBN 9781742991030
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Morgan, Sally & Norling, Beth (ill)
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Daisy series
Daisy is an ordinary little girl with an ordinary life. Even an ordinary life can be full of fun and trouble of one sort or another. 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 Daisy series (15 books)
Gray, Kes & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
No book cover.
9526
Dan's grandpa
Dan and his grandpa were the best of friends and shared many special times together. From his grandpa, Dan learnt about nature, the land and his Aboriginal culture. When grandpa dies, Dan misses him. Then grandpa's cocky disappears.
ISBN 9781863681599
Publisher Fremantle Press, 1996
Morgan, Sally & Bancroft, Bronwyn (ill)
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76828
Dance dash
When the Brownies decide to hold a dance event to raise awareness for a local children's charity, it's Grace's moment to shine. She offers to plan a special dance routine which will be performed in different locations around town.
ISBN 9781847151193
Series Brownies series (5 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2010
Plaisted, Caroline
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9531
Dancer, The
A legend of the bringing of rain to the people of the Kalahari Desert in Africa. After thirteen months of drought, Bau is determined to find out how to make rain for her people.
ISBN 9780711215412
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2001
Turkington, Nola & Daly, Niki (ill)
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9524
Daniel's secret
Daniel has found an Aboriginal carving on the cliff face. He wants to share his secret but, as the youngest member of a busy family, he can't persuade anyone to accompany him.
ISBN 9781863885348
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Mattingley, Christobel & Wilson, Mark (ill)
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4141
Danny Best
Eight year old Danny Best is the best. He's just so good at everything, especially winning. He's also good at having a rollicking good time with his local mates as well as Pugsley the dog, Captain Hook the cat and those pesky critters called adults. From cops and robbers to hide-and-seek to obstacle courses, races and wilderness jaunts, Danny and his friends are kings and queens of the neighbourhood.
ISBN 9780733333330
Publisher ABC Books, 2015
Storer, Jen & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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15129
Day I turned ten, The
Jeremy is looking forward to his tenth birthday and has the day all planned out. But, with a very young brother in the family, things rarely go according to plan.
ISBN 9780143301097
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Godwin, Jane
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5665
Dear hound
Alfie the deerhound is a large, grey puppy. He loves his owner, Charlie, and cheese, and he's very good at digging holes. But poor Alfie has got lost. He's scared of thunderstorms and being hungry and never seeing Charlie again. Meanwhile, Charlie and his mother are desperately trying to find Alfie, putting up posters and searching the area.
ISBN 9780141323459
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Murphy, Jill
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16041
Dear Max
Max writes a letter to his favourite author. They become pen pals and share ideas they have for writing stories, about dealing with life's difficulties and making friends.
ISBN 9781843623830
Publisher Watts Publishing Group, 2005
Grindley, Sally & Ross, Tony (ill)
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54112
Deep end, The
Becky can't go up a class at swimming lessons unless she can get over her fear of the deep end. Becky tackles all her problems cheerily, including understanding what her baby brother is saying.
ISBN 9780143305279
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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31447
Dog emergency, The
When Dillon and his brother, Ryan, find a cattle dog in town that has hurt his leg, they decide to take him to the nursing station for first aid. They know Mum won't take him in because she is still upset about losing the family dog, Buster. The stray dog needs an operation and the boys try to earn the money to pay for it. When it looks as if they can claim him for themselves, the owner returns.
ISBN 9781742991351
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Morgan, Sally & Smith, Craig (ill)
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33727
Don't be Horrid Henry
Henry's baby brother can do no wrong, even when he kicks Henry or breaks his toys. Finally Henry works out what to do.
ISBN 9781842556726
Publisher Orion, 2008
Simon, Francesca
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8357
Duck for a day
Abby's class has a duck named Max who waddles and quacks and makes your feet all warm with his feathery breathing. A duck you might get to take home, just overnight, if you can make everything absolutely perfect. Abby can do it. She is sure she can. The problem is, everyone else wants to take Max home, too.
ISBN 9781921529283
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
McKinlay, Meg & Rudge, Leila (ill)
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786
Eddie Pipper
Eddie Pipper loves penguins. But, he doesn't have one of his own and, for now, has to makes do with a special papier-mache penguin.
ISBN 9781921928215
Series Little Rockets series (9 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Brian, Janeen & Stuart, Emma (ill)
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35610

New
Elephant, The
Olive's father has a sadness so big that she imagines it as an enormous elephant following him around. Every day Olive sees the elephant, and every day she wishes it would go. With the help of Grandad and her best friend, Arthur, Olive sets out to chase the elephant away.
ISBN 9780702259616
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2017
Carnavas, Peter
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Ella diaries series
Any two 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 Ella diaries series (11 books)
Various
No book cover.
9410
Ella diaries: Double dare you
The new year is starting and Ella has lots of new things to get used to. She is forced to sit next to Peach, a bully and sneak. Ella must try to find a way to stand up to the bully.
ISBN 9781743628638
Series Ella diaries series (11 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Costain, Meredith & McDonald, Danielle (ill)
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47261

New
Ella diaries: I heart Christmas
Ella can't wait to have Christmas at Moonlight Gardens Caravan Park. Will her perfect holiday turn into Christmas Chaos? Ella has come up with a plan to make her holidays excellent again! But will Ella's Operation Merry Christmas be a success?
ISBN 9781743811245
Series Ella diaries series (11 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Costain, Meredith & McDonald, Danielle (ill)
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27191
Ella diaries: Operation merry Christmas
Moonlight Gardens Caravan Park has closed down so Ella has to spend Christmas at home. It's going to be boring, boring, boring. Ella comes up with a plan to make the holidays excellent again. But, then, Peach Parker announces she's organising her own amazing Christmas party and Ella is not invited.
ISBN 9781760159580
Series Ella diaries series (11 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Costain, Meredith & McDonald, Danielle (Ill)
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4957
Fairy dancers, The
Every Saturday, with a hop, a skip and a magical twirl, Mia, Emma and Grace turn into fairy dancers.
ISBN 9780733333576
Publisher ABC Books, 2015
Prior, Natalie Jane & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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Fancy Nancy series
Any two 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 Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
No book cover.
5711

New
Fancy Nancy: Oodles of kittens
It is raining cats and dogs, when all of a sudden, Nancy hears a strange sound coming from outside! Nancy and Bree decide to investigate, and what do they find? Lo and behold! It's oodles of adorable kittens! Oodles is fancy for a lot. After finding some of the kittens good homes, Nancy and Bree each get to keep one for themselves. That is until Nancys new kitten meets her posh pup, Frenchy. Will Nancys two pets ever get along? Will Nancy be able to love them both the same?
ISBN 9780007560936
Series Fancy Nancy series (16 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2018
O'Connor, Jane & Preiss Glasser, Robin (ill)
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3093
Filicudi friends
Basil and his dad go to the Italian island of Filicudi to visit their family. Basil meets his cousins and learns some Italian words. He also learns about Italian life and his family history. Basil even learns about his own special gifts.
ISBN 9781741646245
Publisher Blake Education Pty Ltd, 2010
Santamaria, Lynell & Taylor, Deane (ill)
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7299
Five minutes peace
All Mrs Large wants is five minutes of peace, but chaos follows her all the way from the kitchen to the bath and back again.
ISBN 9780399213540
Publisher Putnam, 1986
Murphy, Jill
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9405
Fixing the tiger
What can you do when your little brother is too scared to sleep in his own bed and he keeps wetting yours? Scotty enlists Aunt Kris and together they fix both problems.
ISBN 9780864612762
Publisher Koala Books, 2000
Hall, Penny
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Flat Stanley series
Any two 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 Flat Stanley series (7 books)
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
No book cover.
22891
Flat Stanley: big mountain adventure
Flat Stanley is back. The whole Lambchop family is off to see Mount Rushmore. But when Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, team up with a scrappy cowgirl named Calamity Jasper, their vacation turns into the Wild West experience of a lifetime. Pretty soon, they find themselves in a real tight spot - even for a flat boy like Stanley.
ISBN 9781405252089
Series Flat Stanley series (7 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2011
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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4299
Flotsam
A boy finds a box brownie at the beach. Inside are the photos of all the people who have found this camera in the past and the marine scenes they shot before leaving the camera behind. He can choose to do the same or keep the camera.
ISBN 9780618194575
Publisher Clarion Books, 2006
Wiesner, David
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9593
Fly, Shadow, fly (the adventures of Dr Harry and Scarlet)
The children's pet duck, Shadow, loves to chase people. When the family wants to move to the city they need to find a new home for Shadow. No-one seems to want him. Dr Harry works out why Shadow does it and finds him somewhere to live.
ISBN 9781405037358
Publisher MacMillan, 2006
Cooper, Dr Harry, Graham, Craig & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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29640
Flying feet
Henry loves running and jumping and twirling. He wants to find something special to do with all that energy.
ISBN 9780143302063
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Bell, Krista
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6878
Flying high
Larni is going on a plane to visit her Gran up north. She is happy to be away from school because everyone there seems to be smarter than her. But, Granny shows Larni something she is really good at.
ISBN 9781742990705
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Smith, Craig (ill)
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Follow me
A boy finds a seedling growing on the roof. He saves it, cares for it and when it grows big enough, plants it out. One Christmas, a huge storm tears the family home apart. Now the grown fig tree provides sanctuary to the people that loved it.
ISBN 9781865042763
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Searle, Rick
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Frank Frankie: the newspaper that helps people, The
When ten year old Anne Googanstein, Frankie to her friends, meets a journalist, the sister of her mother's newish boyfriend, she decides to write and distribute her own newspaper. The Frank Frankie needs news and soon Frankie is in trouble for telling family secrets and spying on the neighbours, all in the name of journalism.
ISBN 9780330423267
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2007
Jonach, Ingrid & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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Frank show, The
If you had to stand up and talk, for one whole minute, about a member of your family, who would you pick? Everyone else chooses really cool people, Like Tom's Uncle Marlon who plays drums in a band, or Hannah's mum with her company car. But there's nothing cool about grandad Frank... or is there?
ISBN 9780007364008
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Mackintosh, David
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Frankie goes to France: the newspaper on the go
Frankie is positively positive that she is going to Paris with her Mum and Greg Green on their honeymoon. All she has to do is learn French, get a suitcase and a passport. As if that isn't enough, she also has to organise the next issue of the Frankie Frank, save the library and deal with Great Aunt Marmalade who has arrived to organise the wedding and everything else.
ISBN 9780330424141
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2008
Jonach, Ingrid & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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77421
Friends forever
The girls have a guest visiting, all the way from Australia. The Brownies begin learning about guides in other countries, so they can earn their world guiding badge.
ISBN 9781847151049
Series Brownies series (4 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Plaisted, Caroline
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5647
Fuzz McFlops
Fuzz McFlops is a reclusive yet creative rabbit. A great poet and writer, he has penned celebrated works, such as The Withered Carrot and Unhappy Easter. So, Fuzz is disgruntled when Charlotte Passe-Partout suggests that his writing could be enhanced by a touch of optimism. A flurry of correspondence ensues between the two rabbits, until Fuzz begins to wonder if Charlotte's positive approach might have some merit.
ISBN 9781782690757
Publisher Pushkin Press, 2015
Furnari, Eva & Entrekin, Alison (trans)
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Gabby's fair
Mum's busy working at the fair so Gabby has to spend the day with her older brother, Matt. Unfortunately, he controls the money and is very bossy and their tastes are very different.
ISBN 9781862913677
Publisher Omnibus Books, 1998
Klein, Robin
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Game Day series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two 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 Game Day series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Various
No book cover.
38683

New
Game day: Patty and The Shadows
There is a new team in town, The Shadows. And sport mad Patty Mills has something to prove. Tyson is Patty's arch rival. When he gives Patty a hard time about his people, it really hurts, but it makes Patty more determined than ever. Playing for the shadows, Patty and his friends have a chance to shine and show that indigenous kids can do anything. After a huge improvement, they make the grand final and the result will come down to the final seconds of the game.
ISBN 9781760295110
Series Game Day series NEW SERIES 2018 (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Mills, Patty & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Game day: Patty hits the court
Patty expects to be a great basketballer straight away, just like his uncle Danny. But he soon discovers there's a whole lot more to the game than just shooting hoops. He has got a lot to learn, on and off the court. Will he and his school team be good enough to get into the finals?
ISBN 9781760295103
Series Game Day series NEW SERIES 2018 (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Mills, Patty & Thomas, Jared & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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New
Game day: Patty takes charge
Through lots of hard work, Patty's skills have improved out of sight, and he is invited to step it up in a big basketball tournament. Even though he will miss out on time in his beloved Torres Strait, playing in a major competition in Sydney is an opportunity too exciting to pass up. Patty starts to think he might have a future in basketball. But an injury puts it all at risk. Could his dream be over before it has begun?
ISBN 9781760295127
Series Game Day series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Mills, Patty & Thomas, Jared & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Geronimo and Thea Stilton series
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Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (134 books)
Various
No book cover.
16800
Geronimo Stilton 12: Merry Christmas, Geronimo
I slipped over my tail and ended up in the hospital. Then my mouse hole caught on fire. This was turning out to be the worst Christmas ever.
ISBN 9780439559744
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (12 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2004
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 14: Temple of the ruby of fire, The
Professor von Volt had discovered the location of the famous Ruby of Fire. Before I could let out a squeak of protest, my sister Thea had dragged me into race to be the first to find the legendary gem.
ISBN 9780439661638
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (14 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 24: Field trip to Niagara Falls
I was off to Niagara Falls with my nephew's class. It was a beautiful place but, unfortunately, I was surrounded by mischievous young mouselets who were determined to send me over the Falls in a barrel.
ISBN 9780439691468
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (24 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2006
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 27: Christmas toy factory, The
Grandfather William wanted me to research a new story. He asked me to dress up like Santa Claus and let lots of little mouselets sit on my lap.
ISBN 9780439841184
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (27 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2006
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 2: Curse of the cheese pyramid, The
I climbed on board a camel that would take me across the desert to the Great Cheese Pyramid. There, among mummies and hieroglyphics, I would learn the secret of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient Mouse World.
ISBN 9780439559645
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (2 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 32: Valley of the giant skeletons
I was lost in the Gobi Desert, looking for a hidden treasure. So far, all I had found were sandstorms, camels, giant dinosaur bones and rat-munching rattlesnakes. I wonder how I get myself into these situations.
ISBN 9780545021326
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (32 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 34: Secret agent
My sister, Thea, is the mystery-loving rodent, not me. But, somehow, I found myself going undercover to get to the bottom of a case. Slimy Swiss balls, I hardly knew where to start.
ISBN 9780545021340
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (34 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 39: Singing sensation
After being enrolled in the Song Festival, Geronimo Stilton's song, Welcome to New Mouse City, goes to the top of the charts. Geronimo becomes a star but, strangely, very few compact disks are sold after the festival. Geronimo and his detective friend, Hercule Poirat, set out to solve the mystery.
ISBN 9780545103688
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (39 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 41: Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro
Rat-munching rattlesnakes. I can't believe it. I, Geronimo Stilton, just let my super-sporty friend Bruce Hyena convince me to go on another one of his extreme adventures. You know me, I just can't say no to a friend. This time, we're going to be climbing to the top of the famouse Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Mouldy mozzarella, I'm in no shape for a mountain climb.
ISBN 9780606068543
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (41 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 61: Mouse house hunter
Sally Ratmousen broke some shocking news: The Rodent's Gazette was out of money and in danger of closing. Then Grandfather William broke even worse news to me: I needed to sell my comfy, cozy house in order to save our paper! How terrible! But could I sell it -- and find a new home -- in time to help?
ISBN 9780545835541
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (61 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 62: Mouse overboard
My family and I were invited to Lisbon in Portugal to retrace the journey of the great explorer Vasco da Gama. He was the first European to reach India by sea and is, apparently, an ancestor of the Stiltons. But, once we got on the boat, I learned that someone was trying to sabotage the voyage.
ISBN 9780545872515
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (6 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 63: Cheese experiment, The
New Mouse City was in a panic. A strange epidemic had broken out -- mice everywhere were covered in weird blue spots! Mouse Island's most famouse doctor immediately set to work with his team to try to find the cure... but someone was trying to stop him. Could I figure out who before I ended up blue myself?
ISBN 9780545872522
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (63 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 65: Bollywood burglary
My detective friend Hercule Poirat and I were headed to India. A Bollywood star we're friends with had received a valuable ruby and wanted us to help her protect it... which meant that I ended up acting in the movie she was filming. Rancid ricotta, I am a terrible actor. Even worse, just when we least expected it, the ruby was stolen. We need to find the thief.
ISBN 9781338087758
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (65 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2017
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton 9: Fabumouse vacation for Geronimo, A
Sometimes, a mouse needs a relaxing vacation. But every time I tried to get away, disaster struck. My office flooded, our printing press broke down and all the good trips were booked out. I'm now stuck in a flea-ridden old hotel, sharing a room with Scouts.
ISBN 9780439559713
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (9 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Cavemice 3: Help, I'm in hot lava
Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! Him and his family are off to find a cure for Grandma Ratrock's aches and pains. She's heard that a remedy hides in legendary valley, and Geronimo isn't even sure it exists. Little does he know that getting there will be an adventure among geysers, volcanoes and rivers of molten lava!
ISBN 9780545642903
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (3 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Cavemice 4: Fast and the frozen, The
Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! A visiting rodent has arrived in Old Mouse City with astounding news. On his recent journey to a cold, distant land, he spotted a mountain . . . moving! Holey cheese! Geronimo Stiltonoot is determined to travel to the ice and snow himself to find out what lies behind this mystery. It's a fur-raising expedition!
ISBN 9780545642910
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (4 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Cavemice 5: Great mouse race, The
Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! It's the season for the annual cavemouse sports competition! This year, Tiger Khan and his saber-toothed henchmen want to enter the games. They call a truce with the cavemice during the tournament . . . but when their flag goes missing, Tiger Khan is furious. Can Geronimo Stiltonoot track it down in time to keep his fur intact?
ISBN 9780545646543
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (5 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Creepella Von Cacklefur 1: Thirteen ghosts, The
Creepella von Cacklefur and her niece, Shivereen, visit scary Squeakspeare Mansion. There they meet Bobby Squeakspeare, a descendent of the famouse writer, William Squeakspeare. Will the spooky rooms and ghosts they find inside the mansion be friendly--or frightening?
ISBN 9780545307420
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (1 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Creepella Von Cacklefur 3: Ghost pirate treasure
Breakout star Creepella von Cacklefur is back in another fur-raising adventure Oh, no Billy Squeakspeare has a big problem, and he needs Creepella's help. Someone's been digging holes around Squeakspeare Mansion at night, and Billy wants to find out who it is. The dangerous, legendary pirate Morgan Darkwhisker is said to have buried his long-lost treasure near Squeakspeare Mansion years ago -- could he be hunting for his hidden riches? It's up to Billy and Creepella to find the treasure first
ISBN 9780545307444
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (3 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2012
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Creepella Von Cacklefur 4: Return of the vampire
A mysterious old friend of Grandpa Frankenstein shows up one night on the doorstep of Cacklefur Castle. He's a vampire . . . and he needs the von Cacklefur family's help. His ancient castle has been infested by strange and troublesome monsters and ghosts, and he's afraid he'll have to move out because of them! Yikes! It's up to Creepella and her family and friends to help this vampire save his home.
ISBN 9780545393485
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (4 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2012
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel 10: Geronimo Stilton saves the Olympics
In Greece, the first Olympic Games are about to take place and the Pirate Cats have travelled back in time to enter the competition. The fiendish felines plan to win as many events as they can but they aren't exactly in playing shape. To gain an edge, the cats bring all sorts of modern-age sports gear to improve their odds of winning. It's up to Geronimo and the gang to foil their scheme and save history.
ISBN 9781597073196
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (10 of 134)
Publisher PaperStar books (Penguin Putnam), 2012
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton,Geronimo
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23563
Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel 8: Play it again, Mozart!
The Pirate Cats have travelled back to Milan, Italy in the year 1770, in order to steal one of the most important musical works in history: a symphony composed by a young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! It's up to Geronimo and his friends to go back in time and stop the Pirate Cats from their dastardly deed!
ISBN 9781597072762
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (8 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel 9: Weird book machine, The
The Pirate Cats, led by Tersilla of Catatonia, are hitting Geronimo Stilton where he lives! They have traveled back in time in order to steal Johannes Gutenberg's original printing press! What mad scheme do the Pirate Cats have for the Purr-loined presses? Geronimo Stilton and his friends intend to find out when they travel to the city of Mainz, Germany in the year 1455 to stop the Pirate Cats from tampering with history!
ISBN 9781597072953
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (9 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2012
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy 1: Kingdom of fantasy, The
I knew from the start that it was no ordinary day, but I certainly didn't expect to find a golden staircase in my attic. Up at the top, there was a door. And beyond the door was a world I never could have imagined -- the Kingdom of Fantasy!Along with my guide, a frog named Scribblehopper, I set off on an incredible adventure to save the Queen of the Fairies. But along the way, I had to face giant scorpions, witches, sea serpents, pixies, and dozens of other creatures that I had only ever heard stories about. Holey cheese, what a journey! Could I save the Queen . . . and my own tail?
ISBN 9780545980258
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (1 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Spacemice 2: You're mine, captain!
Geronimo Stilton meets outer space in this cosmically fun spin-off series! Meet Geronimo Stiltonix: He is a spacemouse -- the Geronimo Stilton of a parallel universe! He is captain of the spaceship MouseStar 1. While flying through the cosmos he visits distant planets and meets crazy aliens. His adventures are out of this world! You're Mine, Captain! The MouseStar 1 is contacted by strange aliens whose ship has broken down! Geronimo Stiltonix is happy to help them out, and even accompanies them to their home planet Flurkon. But during his visit, the alien queen becomes enchanted by Geronimo -- and wants to marry him! Will he be forced to stay on Flurkon forever?
ISBN 9780545646529
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (2 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Spacemice 3: Ice planet adventure
Meet Geronimo Stiltonix. He is a spacemouse - the Geronimo Stilton of a parallel universe! He is captain of the spaceship MouseStar 1. While flying through the cosmos he visits distant planets and meets crazy aliens. His adventures are out of this world! Friends of the spacemice have disappeared on a strange ice planet Polarix! Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew are called to search for them. When the spacemice arrive on Polarix, they're surprised at the inhabitants - cute little aliens that look like colourful fuzz balls! But are these creatures as harmless as they look?
ISBN 9780545746199
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (3 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Spacemice 4: Galactic goal
Geronimo Stilton meets outer space in this cosmically fun spin-off series! The spacemice have received an invitation to participate in the intergalactic soccerix championship. It's a tournament for the most popular sport in space! But Geronimo doesn't even know how to play soccerix, let alone lead a team to victory against aliens with bizarre skills (like flying)! Can the spacemice team prevail?
ISBN 9780545746205
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (4 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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23581
Geronimo Stilton Spacemice 5: Rescue rebellion
Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew head to the planet Jurassix to warn its inhabitants of a giant comet heading straight toward them! But the creatures there turn out to be ferocious, dinosaur-like beasts . . . who like to eat rodents. Squeak! Can the spacemice save these aliens and still make it out alive?
ISBN 9780545835381
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (5 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2016
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stilton Special Edition: Christmas tale, A
It was Christmas time on Mouse Island, and I couldn't wait to celebrate with my friends and family. But, then I discovered that they were all traveling out of town for the holidays and I'd be spending Christmas alone.
ISBN 9780439791311
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (134 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Stilton, Geronimo
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23569
Geronimo Stitlon Heromice 2: Robot attack
Muskrat City has been struck by a giant blackout and it's so dark, no-one can see a whisker! A gang of criminal robots is robbing the city's jewellery stores and it's up to Geronimo Superstilton and the Heromice to figureout who's behind the attack. Will our heroes be able to solve the mystery?
ISBN 9780545668132
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (2 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stitlon Heromice 3: Flood mission
Muskrat City is under attack again. The Sewer Rats have created a weather changing device, creating huge storms that they hope will flood the entire city! The rodents of Muskrat City have one hope: the Heromice. Can Geronimo Superstition, Swiftpaws and Lady Wonderwhiskers save the city?
ISBN 9780545668149
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (3 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stitlon Heromice 4: Perilous plants
The Sewer Rats have created a breek of superplants that are taking over Muskrat City. And what's worse, they've captured Lady Wonderwhiskers, and are holding her prisoner. It's up to SuperStilton and Swiftpaws to save her - and figure out who she really is when she's not a crime-fighting Heromouse.
ISBN 9780545668156
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (4 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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Geronimo Stitlon Heromice 5: Invisible thief, The
The jewelers of Muskrat City are in trouble. A thief has been stealing precious diamonds, and the thief is invisible! Can the Heromice protect Duchess Marilyn Mousekovia and her precious gemstone during her visit to Muskrat City? And more importantly, will they catch the elusive Invisible Thief?
ISBN 9780545668163
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (5 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Stilton, Geronimo
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488
Getting to know Ruben Plotnick
David is about to have the coolest kid from school at his house but he is afraid his unpredictable grandmother will cause a disaster.
ISBN 9780972922555
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2005
Rosenbluth, Roz & Manning, Maurie J (ill)
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Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon, The
No matter what hour, she lurked looking sour, be it midnight or mid-afternoon. Her dresses were shabby, her mood always crabby. Her name was Miss Annabel Spoon. The ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon haunts the people of Twee their every waking hour and they've had enough. But, one day, the brave and practical young Herbert Kettle has a most extraordinary idea.
ISBN 9780670074747
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Blabey, Aaron
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Ginger
Hugo and Harriet love all their pets. But for Hugo, his rabbit, Ginger, is the best pet he's ever had. When Hugo returns from his holiday he has a very hard lesson to learn about life.
ISBN 9780140387896
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 1997
Mattingley, Christobel
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Ginger McFlea will not clean her teeth
Ginger McFlea refuses to clean her teeth, no matter what any of her family says or does. A visit to the dentist and a call to the tooth fairy change her mind, with amazing results.
ISBN 9780734411297
Publisher Lothian Books, 2010
Fox, Lee & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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Glog
Glog's tribe have left without him and now he has to fend for himself, with help from new friends Echo, Shadow and Water Boy.
ISBN 9781406304053
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Goodhart, Pippa & Maland, Nick (ill)
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1989
Going bush with Grandpa
Pete and his Grandpa are heading off on a camping trip to prospect for gold. Maybe they will find enough gold so they can go on a big city holiday. But, first, Pete has to survive Grandpa's cooking.
ISBN 9781742990262
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel
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1963
Good work secret seven
Peter and Janet are the only witnesses when a car is stolen. They saw the thieves, and now the whole of the Secret Seven are involved. But when they realise they're on the trail of a dangerous gang, the Seven don't feel quite so brave. Have they taken on too much this time.
ISBN 9780340917596
Series Secret seven series (6 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Gracie and Josh
Gracie and Josh are brother and sister who laugh, play and fight, but they also face a sad world where someone is sick and there are good days and bad days in their family.
ISBN 9781921665851
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2013
Gervay, Susanne & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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Grand, genius summer of Henry Hoobler, The
Henry Hoobler is a reluctant adventurer who is worried about his summer holiday camping at the beach: bugs, spiders, snakes, stingers, blue-ringed octopi and sharks. Worst of all, his family and friends are pushing him to ride his new silver bike - without training wheels. But when Henry meets Cassie, he discovers that courage is there to be found when you have a friend who is straight-up and true.
ISBN 9781760293017
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Shanahan, Lisa
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Grandpa for sale
While Lizzie is in charge of the antique shop and grandpa is sleeping on the Louis XVI sette, she has a customer. But, amongst other things, Mrs Bradley Larchmont, the Third, wants to buy grandpa and she doesn't like no for an answer.
ISBN 9780972922586
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2007
Enderle, Dotti & Sansum, Vicki & Gentry, T Kyle (ill)
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2004
Grandpa's stories
A young boy describes the times spent with his grandfather and the wonderful stories he shared. His grandfather is affected by Alzheimer's disease. The boy wants to remember his grandpa without the disease.
ISBN 9780949714442
Publisher Roland Harvey Books, 1996
Tonkin, Rachel
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Gym Stars series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two 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 Gym Stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Lawes, Jane
No book cover.
38009

New
Gym Stars: Friendships and Backflips
Tara, new to the sport of acrobatic gymnastics, has just been asked to enter a regional competition. She is extremely excited but knows she has to work long and hard to be able to achieve success with her partner. Sadly her other friends see this as a rejection, and Tara has to decide how to combine hours of training and friendship.
ISBN 9781474922944
Series Gym Stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (2 of 3)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2012
Lawes, Jane
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Gym stars: Handsprings and homework
Tara continues to follow her dream in her attempt to reach national championships in acrobatic gymnastics. She begins to understand there is more to sport than practise. She must learn how to manage the demands of school with the demands of her selected sport. Can she do it?
ISBN 9781474922951
Series Gym Stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 of 3)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2012
Lawes, Jane
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Hanging out
When cousin, Weston, from Sydney is coming to stay, Ben is worried. He's told a lot of fibs about his life in Melbourne and Weston is about to find out.
ISBN 9781862918290
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Bateson, Catherine & Carruthers, Adam (ill)
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2077
Hannah and the tomorrow room
Tomorrow, Hannah can move out of the room she shares with her sisters and into a special place of her own. But things don't go as planned and someone else needs the room. She has to get it back.
ISBN 9780141305127
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Gleeson, Libby
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2078
Hannah plus one
When Hannah learns her mum is expecting another baby, she is convinced it will be another set of twins, leaving her as the odd one out. But Hannah has her pretend friend, Megan, to talk to and together they get into all sorts of mischief.
ISBN 9780140380903
Publisher Penguin, 1996
Gleeson, Libby
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16761
Happy Birthday x 3
Being one of a set of triplets can be great fun, especially at birthday time. Three times the presents, three times the guests, three times the party food. Each sister goes searching for exactly the right present for the others.
ISBN 9781406304282
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Gleeson, Libby & Cox, David (ill)
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6487
Harry's secret
Harry has a secret. He loves to draw and is very good at it. You wouldn't think it would be a problem but Harry's friend, Gav, thinks skateboarding, footy and fishing are cool, but art is definitely not. Harry really wants to enter the local art competition but he is worried what his friends will think and say.
ISBN 9781760152024
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Heiss, Anita
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15516
Having fun at school
Members of the school population state their ways to have fun at school. A play version is also presented.
ISBN 9780975064009
Publisher Indij Readers, 2003
Fisher, Taminya & Le, Thuy & Bell, Meiko
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9194
Heart of the forest, The
Keely always looks after her twin brother, Aaron. But, in the dark forest, it's Aaron who knows just what to do.
ISBN 9781862918139
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Jonsberg, Barry & Phillips, Craig (ill)
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18618
Hello God
Every night before she falls asleep, Kate talks to God. She tells God about school, her friends and she asks lots of questions especially about Stephanie, her friend, who is seriously ill. When Kate doesn't get any sign of answers, she is ready to give up. But, then she finds her answers in a surprising place.
ISBN 9780732285340
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2007
Simons, Moya & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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82335
Helping hands
The girls can't wait to start having fun by getting involved in all the exciting Brownie activities. They're desperate to get some badges. It's Brownie thinking day and the girls are thinking up ways to celebrate.
ISBN 9781847151025
Series Brownies series (2 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Plaisted, Caroline
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4063

New
Henrietta and the perfect night
Five year old Henrietta is full of questions, sometimes confident and assertive, sometimes not quite as much. With a new baby about to join the family Henrietta is worried about being a good big sister. When the time comes it is not at all as she expected. Starting school is also not as easy as she thought, but throughout Henrietta's positive go-getter spirit shines through.
ISBN 9781760290245
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Murray, Martine
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9514
Here come the heebie jeebies and other scary poems
While not particularly frightening, the poems in this British anthology are delightfully appealing to children because they appear so distasteful to adults. Topics include being left out, making mistakes at school and those niggling night-time fears.
ISBN 9780750029339
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2000
Bradman, Tony & Roberts, David (ill)
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Hey Jack series
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Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Rippin, Sally
No book cover.
11157
Hey Jack: Best party ever, The
Jack's whole class is coming to his birthday party. It's going to be awesome. But what will he do when his best friend is too sick to come.
ISBN 9781742976808
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont,
Rippin, Sally
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16588
Hey Jack: Big adventure, The
Jack loves camping. Sleeping in a tent, toasting marshmallows and especially going on adventures. But will one of his adventures take him a little further than he planned.
ISBN 9781742976815
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2013
Rippin, Sally
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7619
Hey Jack: Bravest kid, The
When Jack hurts his ankle, he tries really hard not to cry. After all, he's not a baby and he must be braver than that.
ISBN 9781742979885
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Rippin, Sally
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7626
Hey Jack: Bumpy ride, The
Jack can't wait to stay at the farm. But when he gets there, the animals are a bit bigger than he imagined. Will he be able to face his fears and still have an awesome time.
ISBN 9781742974484
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2013
Rippin, Sally
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16475
Hey Jack: Circus lesson, The
Jack's new babysitter is awesome, but a bit crazy. Pizza for dinner, juggling lessons and sleeping outside with no tent. But will Jack let his worrying get in the way of having fun.
ISBN 9781742974057
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2013
Rippin, Sally
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20224
Hey Jack: Crazy cousins, The
Jack's in the mood for mooching around, not playing with his crazy cousins. Jack's bad mood is likely to spoil the whole day.
ISBN 9781742971254
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally
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42627
Hey Jack: Extra special group, The
Jack finds spelling hard and he has to go to a special spelling group. But, he's worried that the other kids will make fun of him.
ISBN 9781760123826
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Rippin, Sally
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7316
Hey Jack: Lost reindeer, The
Jack can't wait to give his best friend, Billie, her Christmas present. He made it himself. But, Billie's present for him so much cooler.
ISBN 9781742973081
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Rippin, Sally
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18762
Hey Jack: New friend, The
Jack has found a lost puppy. It's so cute. But, Jack wonders how he can convince his mum and dad to let him keep it.
ISBN 9781742971391
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally
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23618
Hey Jack: Other teacher, The
Jack's class has a new teacher who seems really cool. But then Jack breaks a rule he didn't even know existed. Maybe the teacher's not so great after all.
ISBN 9781760121532
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Rippin, Sally
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25580
Hey Jack: Party Invite, The
Jack's friend, Rebecca, is having a birthday party but he's not invited Jack wonders if they aren't friends anymore.
ISBN 9781743582763
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Rippin, Sally
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4272
Hey Jack: Playground problem, The
Jack's friend Billie is away, so Jack hangs out with Alex instead. They have heaps of fun together. But what will happen when Billie comes back.
ISBN 9781742975436
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2013
Rippin, Sally
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20221
Hey Jack: Robot blues, The
Jack is invited to a costume party and he's made an awesome robot suit. But, he's worried that the other kids at the party will think it's lame.
ISBN 9781742971278
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally
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4258
Hey Jack: Star of the week, The
Jack is extremely excited. He has been chosen as Star of the Week at school and he has a very special job to do. But, he wants to be a good friend too. . . . .
ISBN 9781760124410
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Rippin, Sally
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5676
Hey Jack: That's another big book
Jack and his friends love birthday parties, camping holidays and building hide-outs. If there's an adventure to be had, Jack will be there.
ISBN 9781760126117
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Rippin, Sally
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5244
Hey Jack: Top team, The
Jack wants to win the maths competition at school, but it's not his best subject. Luckily, he's been paired with a maths whiz. They will need to work together to win.
ISBN 9781742975429
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2013
Rippin, Sally
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8234
Hey Jack: Toy sale, The
Jack is selling the toys that he doesn't play with anymore. There's some old lego, a scruffy teddy bear and a robot dog that doesn't work. But, then Jack sees the other kids having fun with his stuff.
ISBN 9781760120535
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Rippin, Sally
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20156
Hey Jack: Winning goal, The
It's Jack's first day at soccer and he really wants to kick a goal. But, the coach has made him goalie and Jack thinks there's no glory in goal keeping.
ISBN 9781742971285
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally
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22419
Hey Jack: Worry monsters, The
Jack hates spelling. He has a test coming up but he doesn't want to practice for it. Jack had better be careful, he might leave it too late.
ISBN 9781742971407
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally
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9001
Hey Jack: Worst sleepover, The
Jack is having a sleepover at his friend's house. He can't wait. It's going to be the best fun ever.
ISBN 9781742973074
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2013
Rippin, Sally
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18318
High hopes on sea
Dad is an inventor but everything he makes goes wrong. Eventually, he invents something that works and is successful.
ISBN 9780702235252
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2005
Wagner, Jenny & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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9532
Highway
Dad's a truckie and he, mum and the kids are going on a very different holiday, a trip down the highway on an overnight run. The illustrations capture all the wonders of a child's journey of discovery.
ISBN 9781862913066
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Wheatley, Nadia
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Hobby for Mrs Arbuckle, A
Mrs Emmeline Arbuckle looks in the newspaper to find a new hobby with the help of her different pets.
ISBN 9780670823833
Publisher Viking Children's, 1989
Smyth, Gwenda & James, Ann (ill)
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2192
Holly and the dream fixer
Holly's family is set to spend their holidays at the caravan park again. Holly is outraged, wishing that she could have an exotic island summer holiday like her classmates. Xavier comes to her rescue but island bliss is hard to find.
ISBN 9780141300306
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Hayes, Rosemary & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series
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Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
28531
Horrid Henry rocks
Horrid Henry wants to go to the Killerboy Rats concert while his family want to go to the Daffy and her Dancing Daisies concert.
ISBN 9781842551349
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion,
Simon, Francesca
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Horrid Henry series
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Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
2286
Hurry up, Alice
Alice is a dreamer. Everyone is always hurrying her along but, one day, she comes first by being last.
ISBN 9780141301563
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Mattingley, Christobel & Johnson, Michael (ill)
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18543
If the shoe fits
Cassie loves to dance and dreams of becoming a famous dancer. Problem is, she's terrified of dancing in front of people. Open Day at her dance school looks like being the worst day ever but there are some surprises in store for Cassie.
ISBN 9780734408471
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Bell, Krista & Smith, Craig (ill)
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86626
Important things, The
Christopher and his mother live by themselves. In a clean-up, Christopher's mother packs up his father's things and takes them to the second-hand store. Mysteriously, the things reappear in their home. A sensitive look at the different ways of coping with the loss of a parent/spouse.
ISBN 9781921042287
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Carnavas, Peter
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18343
In the bush, our holiday at Wombat Flat
The family is on holidays at Wombat Flat where they enjoy a range of bushland holiday activities.
ISBN 9781741750843
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Harvey, Roland
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9525
In your dreams
Susie is searching for the meanings behind her dreams and Gran, in her wisdom, gently guides her in the right direction, emphasising the importance of Aboriginal kinship.
ISBN 9781863682015
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2003
Morgan, Sally & Bancroft, Bronwyn (ill)
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Jack Stalwart, secret agent series
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Series Jack Stalwart, secret agent series (12 books)
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
16767
Jack's little party
Jack's Mum isn't like other Mums and sometimes he feels embarrassed. But, when Jack brings his friend, Sam, home, Jack realises that being different can be fun.
ISBN 9781406306644
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Graham, Bob
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Jake series
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Series Jake series (6 books)
Spillman, Ken & Nixon, Chris (ill)
No book cover.
25677
Jake's great game
Jake just knows he's going to be awesome at soccer. He'll run down the pitch, super-fast and much too tricky for the other players. He'll fire the ball at goal like a cannon. But Jake quickly discovers that soccer isn't as easy as it looks. When he isn't tripping, he's slipping. His dribbling looks like bad passing and his passing looks like bad dribbling.
ISBN 9781921888502
Series Jake series (6 books)
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2011
Spillman, Ken & Nixon, Chris (ill)
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23258
Jamie and Angus together
Once best friends, always best friends. That's the way it is with Jamie and his toy Highland bull, Angus. In this collection of six stories, the pair tackles a lively playmate, get muddled by a pretend game and discover that playing isn't fun unless they are doing it together.
ISBN 9781406313321
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Fine, Anne & Dale, Penny (ill)
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38880
Joe's boat
Joe loves everything about the old house by the sea. But, most of all, he loves the little yellow boat that used to belong to Great-Uncle Alan. Joe can't wait to go fishing.
ISBN 9780143304500
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Caisley, Raewyn & Spudvilas, Anne (ill)
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1733
Judy Moody & Stink: the holly joliday
Judy Moody is making a list and checking it twice, but all her brother, Stink, wants this year is snow. It has not snowed on Christmas in Virginia in more than a hundred years, however, so what are the chances that that will change? Enter the new mailman, Mr. Jack Frost, who not only looks like a jolly old elf but also seems to know a lot about weather patterns, has a fondness for the cold, and works looooooong hours during the holiday season. Plus it is the best time of the year, when strange packages and lots of surprises are swirling around, so it might be possible that Stink might get his wish?
ISBN 9780763641139
McDonald, Megan & Reynolds, Peter H. (Ill)
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1194
Larrikin lane
The farm animals in a city street make Mr Meyer very cranky. When Delilah the goat eats his prized roses enough is enough, until Arkie comes up with a plan.
ISBN 9781862919891
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2013
Darling, Kate & Wood, Ben (ill)
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66597
Leeza Van Breeza's nail-biting idea
Leeza van Breeza desperately wants to win a trophy for something. But, there's a problem, she isn't especially good at anything. When her mother asks her if she wants to win the world record for biting her nails, Leeza decides how she can get recognition. But, this idea gets her into all sorts of trouble.
ISBN 9780143303220
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2008
Miesen, Christina
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23248
Life according to Dani
It's Dani's first summer vacation and the best ever. She is staying on an island with her best friend, Ella. Dad is still in hospital but he calls every day, and Ella and Dani stay busy building huts, fishing, exploring and swimming. But, when Dad turns up with his nurse, the visit is not what anyone had imagined.
ISBN 9781776570713
Publisher Gecko Press, 2016
Lagercrantz, Rose & Eriksson, Eva (ill)
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9522
Lili backstage
Lili takes the reader on a behind-the-scenes tour of a ballet company preparing for an evening performance.
ISBN 9780698117938
Publisher Puffin UK, 1999
Isadora, Rachel
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2623
Little blue parcel, The
The little blue parcel arrives at the house of the angry Mr Twistangle and his poor wife. A journey from isolation and unhappiness to warmth, togetherness, sharing and joy.
ISBN 9781863888547
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Spaulding, Norma & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Little princesses series
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Series Little princesses series (12 books)
Chase, Katie
No book cover.
25676
Littlest pirate and the stinky ship, The
While Nicholas Nosh is sailing home from an expedition to get special food for his birthday party, his crew is overcome by a terrible smell. When the Golden Pudding is boarded by a band of pirates led by Captain Stinker, the dirtiest, smelliest pirate ever, Nicholas and his crew are taken captive. Stinker's ship is so disgustingly putrid that it can overpower any other ship. Stinker wants to keep it that way, so he won't allow anything to be cleaned. But, Nicholas can see that Stinker's crew aren't very happy.
ISBN 9780143306627
Series Littlest pirate series, The (5 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2013
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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Littlest pirate series, The
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Series Littlest pirate series, The (5 books)
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
No book cover.
6117
Look out, secret seven
Scamper the spaniel discovers an unwanted visitor. Then, he protects the secret seven as they spy on a thief, late at night in Bramley Woods.
ISBN 9780340917671
Series Secret seven series (16 books)
Blyton, Enid
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4810

New
Looking up
Pete is hoping for a telescope. There's nothing he wants more for his birthday. But when the mysterious card arrives in the mail, what Pete wants is turned totally upside down.
ISBN 9781925164572
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2017
Murphy, Sally
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18558
Louisa May Pickett: the most boring person in class
At her old school, Louisa May Pickett was voted 'The Most Interesting Person' three years in a row for her show and tell objects. But, at her new school, the kids have some very interesting items of their own to show.
ISBN 9780207200298
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2005
Clement, Rod
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9523
Lucky lad
Lad is the hero of a hundred tales from many countries rolled into one. He is determined, quick-witted and brave, as well as lucky. His adventures are exciting and magical, and sometimes very funny.
ISBN 9780744569070
Publisher Walker Books, 1999
Leeson, Robert
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30843
Lulu and the brontosaurus
Lulu is used to getting exactly what she wants, every time. And, if she doesn't, Lulu screeches and screeches until her parents give in to her. However, Lulu's request for a pet brontosaurus for her birthday is beyond their means, and Lulu's desires are thwarted. When thirteen days of screeching fail to bring about the desired dinosaur, Lulu packs a suitcase and goes to find one herself.
ISBN 9780857071477
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2010
Viorst, Judith & Smith, Lane (ill)
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19134
Lulu Bell and the Arabian Nighs
Lulu Bell is about to make a new friend. It's Harmony Day at Shelley Beach School and Lulu's class is going to star in the school play. She wonders what the special theme will be for this year. Lulu is sure that, Amira, the new girl in her class will have good ideas.
ISBN 9780857985583
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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9089
Lulu Bell and the birthday unicorn
It's almost time for Lulu's little sister's birthday party. But, there's a problem. A pony is running loose and Lulu and her dad, the local vet, have to rescue it. They don't want the naughty pony to get into more mischief at the party.
ISBN 9781742758756
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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7378
Lulu Bell and the Christmas elf
The Bell family is preparing for the best Christmas ever. There are presents to wrap, yummy food to cook and costumes to sew. But, Lulu's friends, Olivia and Jo, are too sad to sing in the school concert because Bonnie, their little cat, is missing. Lulu wants to cheer them up and help find Bonnie before Christmas. Eve. Maybe a special letter to Santa will help.
ISBN 9780857985033
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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9079
Lulu Bell and the circus pup
There's a circus setting up near Lulu's house. How exciting. But as Lulu and her family walk past, they see a young girl crying. Stella tells them that Spangles the performing dog is missing. Lulu is determined to help Stella find the clever pup. Can Stella teach Lulu a circus trick in return.
ISBN 9780857981998
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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8574
Lulu Bell and the cubby fort
Lulu and her family are visiting their uncle's farm for the Easter holidays. There are horses to ride, a creek to swim in, and they can even sleep outside in a tent. Lulu loves being a cowgirl on the farm, especially when all the cousins decide to build the best cubby fort ever. But when she sees a calf get stuck in the mud, Lulu has to find help.
ISBN 9781742758794
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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9885
Lulu Bell and the fairy penguin
It's a hot day and the Bell family is going for a swim. But when a runaway dog chases a little penguin that is waddling up the beach, Lulu has to leap into action.
ISBN 9781742758770
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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13658
Lulu Bell and the koala joey
Lulu can't wait for her holiday at Tarni Beach to begin. She has a new pink surfboard and Dad is going to teach her to surf. Lulu and her friend Zac like to spot wildlife in the bush nearby. But, bulldozers have arrived and the trees might soon be gone. Lulu is worried about the mother koala and her joey. She needs to work out how to save the koalas' home.
ISBN 9780857985484
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2015
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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5337
Lulu Bell and the magical garden
Summer's here and Lulu Bell is ready to do some gardening. A summer storm has arrived and the Bell family are eating their dinner and playing games by candlelight. It's a lot of fun. But, the next morning, a disaster is revealed. The school garden is ruined. Lulu and her best friend Molly must try to save the day.
ISBN 9780857985644
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2015
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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19168
Lulu Bell and the moon dragon
Lulu's best friend, Molly, is preparing for the Moon Festival and there's so much to do. There are dragon costumes and paper lanterns to make, and yummy moon cakes to bake, too. Lulu and her mum offer to help out, and soon everyone gets involved. This will be a Moon Festival to remember.
ISBN 9781742758817
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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6908
Lulu Bell and the pirate fun
Lulu Bell is back on the farm for a rainy-day adventure and a party to remember. The farm is one of Lulu's favourite places. It's perfect for a pirate party to celebrate Gus's birthday. If only it would stop raining.as the kids have promised Gus they will build a pirate ship. Put your gumboots on, everyone, because Lulu has the answer.
ISBN 9780857985545
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2015
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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36056
Lulu Bell and the pyjama party
Molly, Sam and Ebony the kitten are staying the night for a pyjama party. Lulu is looking forward to stories, games and snacks. But it's a busy night for Dad's vet hospital. An orphaned wallaby joey needs care and a mother dog arrives at the vet hospital ready to have her puppies. Dad needs Lulu and Molly's help - even if they're still in their pyjamas.
ISBN 9780857983039
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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24148
Lulu Bell and the sea turtle
Lulu and her family are setting off on an adventure a long way from home. Mum has been invited to visit an Aboriginal community to choose paintings for an art exhibition. Lulu, Rosie and Gus are having lots of fun swimming and fishing with their new friends. But, there is one thing Lulu would really like to see.
ISBN 9780857982018
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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39050
Lulu Bell and the tiger cub
Year three are going on an excursion to the zoo. When a tiger cub gets into trouble and hurts its leg, the zookeepers have to take it to the hospital. The zoo vet sets to work - with Lulu and Molly looking on.
ISBN 9780857983015
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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Lulu Bell series
Any two 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 Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
No book cover.
5782
Lulu Bell's fantastic holiday fun
It's holiday time. Join Lulu Bell and her friends and family for summer surfing lessons at the beach, an outback adventure a long way from home, a birthday to remember at the farm and a dazzling circus surprise.
ISBN 9781925324372
Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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9430
Maddy in the middle
Maddy doesn't have a special place in her family. She's not the youngest, or the oldest, or the cutest. She's just quiet little Maddy, lost in the middle of her big, boisterous family. But, Silky the cat knows how special she is.
ISBN 9781862914452
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Bone, Ian
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10132
Madeline and the bad hat
The Spanish Ambassador has moved next door, and Madeline knows right away that his son is bad news. He's mean to animals. One day, Pepito goes too far.
ISBN 9780670446148
Series Madeline series (7 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1984
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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16743
Madeline and the gypsies
Madeline and Pepito have run off to join the carnival with a band of travelling gypsies. At first they're having the time of their lives, but then they get homesick.
ISBN 9780670446827
Series Madeline series (8 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1987
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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12988
Madeline in America
Some surprises are still in store, even for Madeline.
ISBN 9780439096331
Series Madeline series (11 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 1999
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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14567
Madeline in London
Pepito has moved to England. To help celebrate his birthday, Miss Clavel and the girls pay him a visit. When his mother won't let Pepito keep one of his birthday presents Madeline is more than willing to help out.
ISBN 9780140566499
Series Madeline series (10 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 2000
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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102132
Madeline loves animals
Pepito is the Spanish Ambassador's son and he lives next door to Madeline until his father moves to London. To cheer him up, Miss Clavel takes her charges to London and, then, the fun begins.
ISBN 9780590133388
Series Madeline series (5 of 12)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 1997
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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102133
Madeline says merci
The 'always be polite' book of Madeline.
ISBN 9780670035052
Series Madeline series (6 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 2001
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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Madeline series
Any two 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 Madeline series (12 books)
Bemelmans, Ludwig
No book cover.
53146
Madeline's Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas and only brave Madeline is up and about, competently running the household until she hears a knock at the door.
ISBN 9780670806669
Series Madeline series (4 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1985
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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102134
Madeline's house
Discover Madeline and her house.
ISBN 9780140950281
Series Madeline series (9 of 12)
Publisher Viking UK, 1989
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Bemelmans, Ludwig
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53371
Magic mirror, The
Jake sometimes gets scared so mum comes up with a play to help him. Mum's suggestion works for Jake and helps someone else with a problem, too.
ISBN 9780734408617
Publisher Lothian Books, 2007
Rippin, Sally
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51113
Making friends
Six farmyard acquaintances set out to make a new friend but that turns out to be a bit of a failure. Along the way, however, they do discover what real friendship is and where to find it. A beautiful picture book translated from the original German.
ISBN 9781877467066
Publisher Gecko Press, 2008
Dahimene, Adelheid & Stollinger, Heide (ill)
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Marge and the pirate baby
Marge and the Pirate Baby is a collection of three short stories about the best babysitter ever. Marge has colourful hair and a knack for making everything fun but can she save the day from the pirate baby?
ISBN 9781848125933
Publisher Piccadilly Press, 2017
Fisher, Isla & Ceulemans, Eglantine (ill)
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32833
Marshall Armstrong is new to our school
Marshall Armstrong is new to our school. He looks different to me. His ear looks like a shell, his laces are straight, not criss-crossed like mine, and his eyes are always looking at the blackboard. Marshall Armstrong definitely does not fit into our school.
ISBN 9780007361410
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2011
Mackintosh, David
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Mates - great Australian yarns series
Lively, cheeky Australian series. Any two 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 Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Various
No book cover.
34680

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Me and Mister P
Arthur wants an ordinary family life, but instead he has a brother who acts quite differently to other brothers and sisters. This causes Arthur no end of embarrassment. When Arthur has had enough, he tries to run away only to find a polar bear on the doorstep. What can a polar bear do for Arthur and his family? When the spider-fearing polar bear Mr P moves in life changes for Arthur.
ISBN 9780192744210
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2017
Farrer, Maria & Rieley, Daniel (ill)
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46159
Me and my dad
A son hero worships his brave father and loves spending a day at the beach with him. But, sometimes even the bravest of the brave need a helping hand. Fabulous illustrations with interesting use of perspective.
ISBN 9781921541810
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2010
Morgan, Sally & Ottley, Mathew
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Memory shed, The
Annie is helping Grandma clear out her old shed for a garage sale. There are many dusty old things, long forgotten and unused. But, they hold special memories for Grandma. And, it seems the shed has something to say and it wants Grandma and Annie to listen.
ISBN 9781742990347
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel
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Mermaid friends
Electra and her school friends are off on an overnight trip to Craggy Island. Electra is upset to discover the older mermaids are laughing because she has legs instead of a tail. The girls are even meaner when they tell Electra and her friends that the island caves, where they plan to have a midnight feast, are haunted. But, Electra shows that legs can be very useful.
ISBN 9780141320533
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2006
Chapman, Linda
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Mermaid island
Electra is a human mermaid, a mermaid with legs instead of a tail. Abandoned as a tiny baby, she was found by the merpeople of Mermaid Island who decided to adopt her. They gave her sea-powder so that she could live and breathe underwater. Elecktra is always getting into trouble, usually because she longs for excitement and adventure.
ISBN 9780141318363
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2005
Chapman, Linda
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18030
Mermaid party
It's New Year on Mermaid Island. Electra and her dolphin friend, Splash, swim to the grotto to help decorate it for the party. But, Electra and Splash make a big mess and are sent away to behave. They discover tunnels at the back of the grotto which lead to the deep sea. All the tunnels are safely blocked up except one.
ISBN 9780141320526
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2006
Chapman, Linda
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38018
Mermaid promise
Electra has had a great idea. It's been a year since her best dolphin friend, Splash, came to live on Mermaid Island so she's going to throw him a party. But, when Splash meets some other wild dolphins, Electra is scared that he will want to swim away with them for ever.
ISBN 9780141322322
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2008
Chapman, Linda
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47480
Mermaid rescue
Electra is very excited. Two of the older mermaids, Keri and Marina, have asked her if she would like to go camping with them on Craggy Island. But, the adventure comes to an abrupt end when Electra's mum tells her that she's too young and she can't go.
ISBN 9780141322315
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2008
Chapman, Linda
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48433
Mermaid surprise
Electra is excited about Gran's birthday party and knows the perfect present, a baby sea mouse. But, a scary snake has been spotted in the caves where the baby sea mice live. Only a super brave mermaid would swim out there now.
ISBN 9780141322292
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2007
Chapman, Linda
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18040
Mermaid treasure
When Electra hears of hidden treasure in the caves near Mermaid Island, she is very excited and wants to hunt for it. On the way, she finds a rare, dwarf seahorse surrounded by stinging jellyfish, and bravely saves him. Electra doesn't know that the tiny seahorse will later lead her to safety and to a very special surprise.
ISBN 9780141320540
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2006
Chapman, Linda
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52946
Mermaid wish
Electra really wants to explore the shipwreck near Mermaid Island. She thinks she might find objects that would help her discover things about the human world she came from. But Maris, her adopted mermaid mum, won't let her go as it's too dangerous. Electra won't let that stop her.
ISBN 9780141320557
Series Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2006
Chapman, Linda
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Mieko and the fifth treasure
When the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Mieko's village was ruined and her hand was badly injured. She also lost the legendary fifth treasure, beauty in the heart. She is sent to a new school where her bravery and patience may help.
ISBN 9780947241858
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1990
Coerr, Eleanor
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6628
Minton goes sailing
Minton can't wait to make a boat so that he and his friend, Turtle, can sail to an island on the horizon. There, they meet Bouncer, the acrobat, who has been stranded since she made the most gigantic, enormous jump and flew right out of the city and over the ocean.
ISBN 9781864485929
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Fienberg, Anna & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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6393
Miracle on Separation Street
Jack and his family go everywhere on foot until his mother gets a cleaning job and saves up the money for a car. They are all very excited about the trips they can do now they have a car. But, the excitement disappears on the second day when the car is gone.
ISBN 9781406324617
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Graham, Bob
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18577
Misha's treehouse
Misha is messy and her older brother, Paul, can't stand sharing their cluttered room. He begins to rebuild the old treehouse in the yard so she can make her mess there instead.
ISBN 9780734408624
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Hurst, Elise
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Mission Fox series
Identical twins, Harry and Jordan, and their giant dog, Myrtle, are the secret agents of Mission Fox, which rescues animals in danger and lost pets. Any two 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 Mission Fox series (7 books)
D'Ath, Justin & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
No book cover.
2608
Mission: climate change
Bindi, Robert and their wildlife warrior pals have been invited to speak at a climate change conference in Finland. But when the conference organiser, Professor Tikkanen, mysteriously disappears the night before the conference begins, Bindi and Robert realise they have two missions.
ISBN 9780822566953
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (12 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Irwin, Bindi and others
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130926
Mom and dad are palindromes
A humorous look at palindromes, although with some American spelling. Bob is surrounded by palindromes, indeed he is one himself. Palindromes are everywhere and there seems to be no escape from them.
ISBN 9780811843287
Publisher Chronicle Books, 2006
Shulman, Mark
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65318
Monkey mayhem
At very short notice, the Irwins are called on to help run an ecolodge in Madagascar for a fortnight. They arrive to find the place deserted, and realise they have a lot of work to do before a bus load of tourists arrive.
ISBN 9781864718553
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (10 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Irwin, Bindi and others
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7944
More about Paddington
With his attempts at home decorating, detective work and photography, the Brown family soon find that Paddington causes his own particular brand of chaos.
ISBN 9780006753438
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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124303
More adventures of the muddle-headed wombat
The adventures of the muddle-headed wombat on a rainy day, in the snow, in springtime and on the river combined in one book.
ISBN 9780207142611
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (13 of 14)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1980
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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2944
Most colourful frog in the world, The
A discontented, brown frog discovers the advantage of an unobtrusive skin colour in this appealing story about self-acceptance.
ISBN 9781865042343
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Morris, Julie D
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9463
Mouse and the motorcycle, The
A reckless, young mouse, named Ralph, makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.
ISBN 9780380709243
Publisher HarperCollins US, 1990
Cleary, Beverly
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1099
Mr Birdsnest and the house next door
Elmo and his sister love to play in the jungle house next door until mean Mr Birdsnest moves in and the garden is out of bounds. But when Granny goes missing, the children decide to go to the rescue even if it means going into Mr Birdsnest's house.
ISBN 9781742837109
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Donaldson, Julia & Shaw, Hannah (ill)
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11430
Mr Eight
Henry is in the pet shop to get himself a new pet but he doesn't want anything ordinary, like a kitten or a puppy. To his mum's dismay, he chooses Mr Eight, a giant octopus, who is more than the usual handful. And, he has a troubled past.
ISBN 9780143305569
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Eastaugh, Sharyn & Gordon, Gus (ill)
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9707
Mrs Pepperpot again
Mrs Pepperpot has an enormous, little problem. She shrinks and finds herself facing all sorts of funny situations of giant-sized proportions. Whether it's a brown bear or a moose on the loose, clever Mrs Pepperpot is always ready.
ISBN 9780099318002
Publisher Random House Canada, 1999
Proysen, Alf
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24637
Ms Wiz mayhem
Ms Wiz's paranormal powers are at work in style in these stories. Somehow, she must prevent the closure of St Barnabas' School, stop Herbert the rat from meeting a sticky end at the pet-hating Harris household, and travel with Podge, Caroline and Jack to the Kingdom of Paranormal Magic and Utter Eternal Mystery, to meet her very unusual family.
ISBN 9780330442879
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2006
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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83007
Ms Wiz rules OK
Ms Wiz goes live. Caroline and Little Musha are babysat by Ms Wiz - and they go into the TV. Power-Crazy Ms Wiz, Mr Harris wants to shape up Podge, and take him away from St Barnabas, so Ms Wiz goes to the Prime Minister to prevent it.
ISBN 9781842708583
Series Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2010
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Ms Wiz series
The classroom will never be the same again for those who love the stories about Ms Wiz, a teacher with a difference. Her unusual ways of running her class are hilarious, chaotic, unlikely and very, very funny. 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 Ms Wiz series (18 books)
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
44914
Muddle-headed wombat and the bush band, The
The muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a tiny, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic, tabby cat make music together.
ISBN 9780207124334
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (9 of 14)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1973
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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44918
Muddle-headed wombat and the invention, The
The irresistible muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a tiny, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic, tabby cat have an invention. But, you will have to read the story to find out who invented it, and exactly what the invention is.
ISBN 9780207132322
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (10 of 14)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1975
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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44756
Muddle-headed wombat at school, The
The irresistible, muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a good-natured, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic tabby cat, go to school.
ISBN 9780207123634
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (4 of 14)
Publisher Educational Press, 1966
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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44802
Muddle-headed wombat in the snow, The
The irresistible, muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a practical mouse and a vain, neurotic tabby cat, have fun in the snow.
ISBN 9780207945045
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (5 of 14)
Publisher Educational Press, 1966
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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44903
Muddle-headed wombat in the springtime
The irresistible, muddle-headed wombat and his mates, a practical, little mouse and a vain, neurotic tabby cat, welcom in the springtime.
ISBN 9780855550004
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (7 of 14)
Publisher Educational Press, 1970
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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10814
Muddle-headed wombat in the treetops
The irresistible wombat and his mates, a good-natured, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic tabby cat, have more adventures.
ISBN 9780855550035
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (3 of 14)
Publisher Educational Press, 1964
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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45053
Muddle-headed wombat is very bad, The
The irresistible, muddle-headed wombat can be a little naughty because he is so forgetful but his friends, a tiny, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic tabby cat, would be surprised if he behaved very badly.
ISBN 9780207141515
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (14 of 14)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1981
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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44937
Muddle-headed wombat on clean up day, The
The irresistible muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a tiny, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic, tabby cat are going to have very busy day helping with the big clean up.
ISBN 9780207132766
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (11 of 14)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1976
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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44905
Muddle-headed wombat on the river, The
The muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a practical, little mouse and a vain, neurotic, tabby cat, have fun on the river.
ISBN 9780207121418
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (8 of 14)
Publisher Educational Press, 1971
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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Muddle-headed wombat series
Any two 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 Muddle-headed wombat series (14 books)
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
No book cover.
45054
Muddle-headed wombat stays at home, The
The last recorded adventure of the irresistible muddle-headed wombat and his friends, a tiny, practical mouse and a vain, neurotic, tabby cat.
ISBN 9780207144516
Series Muddle-headed wombat series (15 of 14)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1982
Park, Ruth & Young, Noela (ill)
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18696
Mustara
Taj longs to take his young camel, Mustara, with explorer Ernest Giles' expedition to find a way across the Australian desert. But, like a storm in the ocean, the desert can turn wild, and Mustara is thought to be too young and not strong enough. Taj and Mustara must prove their strength and courage.
ISBN 9780734408990
Publisher Lothian Books, 2006
Hawke, Rosanne & Ingpen, Robert (ill)
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59049
My best friend is a vampire
David is a loner who finally finds a best friend. Despite Vincent being a half-vampire, eating fresh worms, centipede sandwiches and crispy pigs' ears, the two boys form an instant friendship. But, the friendship is not without problems.
ISBN 9780143302391
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Rippin, Sally
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2340
My dad's a birdman
Lizzie is a very special little girl with an extraordinary dad, and both are trying to cope with the loss of Lizzie's mum. Lizzie is growing up very fast while dad is acting very strangely. Mr Poop parades the streets encouraging dad to go in The Great Human Bird Competition; Auntie Doreen and Mr Mint try to help Lizzie in their own ways; meanwhile, Lizzie and dad make themselves beautiful.
ISBN 9781406313246
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Almond, David & Dunbar, Polly (ill)
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25690
My dad, the hero
Tariq loves his funny, clever Dad more than anything. His Dad drives a taxi and can make anything you like out of wood. When his Dad is selected to give a talk at school about his job, Tariq is worried about his Dad's accent and the mean Tom Morley. But, Tariq's dad is cleverer than Tariq thinks.
ISBN 9781406306989
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Gurney, Stella & McEwen, Katherine (ill)
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92940
My daddy snores
When daddy snores, walls rumble and things tumble and poor mum has to try to find another comfortable place to sleep. The hamster doesn't like the noise and certainly doesn't want to share his bed with mum. There must be a cure.
ISBN 9780545028349
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Rothstein, Nancy H & Gilpin, Stephen (ill)
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My dog gets a job
At almost ten years of age, Eric is now the responsible owner of his dog Ugly. But when Ugly is involved in a series of mishaps including the theft of a roast chook and a bedroom decorated with duck poo, it is clear Eric needs to do something to keep his dog out of trouble. Luckily, Eric knows exactly how to solve the problem...Ugly needs a job. But how can Eric find a job for a dog, even if his dog is a genius?
ISBN 9780702259593
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2017
Fensham, Elizabeth
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34405
My Henry
When Henry dies, his wife can't see why they should stop doing things together, as they've always done. In fact, she can't help going a little bit over the top, imagining all sorts of wonderful outings, including dinosaur rides and dolphin-drawn water ski sessions.
ISBN 9780007388110
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
Kerr, Judith
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111165
Mystery of the Mona Lisa: France
Secret Agent, Jack Stalwart, must find the stolen Mona Lisa before it gets taken out of France.
ISBN 9781862301238
Series Jack Stalwart, secret agent series (3 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
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Neville no-phone
Neville is the only kid in his whole class without a mobile phone. Or, so he tells his parents. When it's clear that Neville's parents can't be persuaded to get him a phone, Neville enlists the help of his mate, Enzo. They are determined. Humans have walked on the moon and they've built the pyramids. Surely, if they put their minds to it, Neville and Enzo can find a way.
ISBN 9781921529962
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Branford, Anna & Chadwick, Kat (ill)
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17464
Nick Mack's good luck
Nick Mack's best friend, Ellie, has a dog called Newton, whom she says is as much Nick's dog as hers. But, Nick wants a pet of his own. Nick finds a four-leaf clover in the park and his good luck soon kicks in.
ISBN 9781844280919
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
Bergman, Mara & Barton, Jill (ill)
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6555
Ninnyhammer
Ninnyhammer is known as the village simpleton. When Peter fishes a strange stick out of the stream, he discovers that there's a lot more to Ninnyhammer than first appears.
ISBN 9780552556200
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
King-Smith, Dick
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3148
No hat brigade
Grandpa John has all the answers to Lachlan's questions but, when the issue of wearing a hat arises, Grandpa has all the reasons why he does not wear a hat. This book tells you about the dangers of skin cancer.
ISBN 9781740517737
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Airey, Miriam
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3152
No one
Emma and her older sister, Charlotte, share the same birthday. They even want the same birthday present. But Emma and Charlotte are very different, and so are their new puppies.
ISBN 9780141304120
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1999
Nilsson, Eleanor & Ogden, Betina
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3165
Not again, dad
Paul knows how to manage Mum but, when she's away, it isn't so easy. Paul and his sister find that Dad's style is very different. The worst part is when Dad joins in at cricket and swimming classes - totally embarrassing.
ISBN 9780140365597
Publisher Penguin, 1994
Fowler, Thurley & Smith, Craig (ill)
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38419
Not like me
Tilly and Lizzy are identical twins but are totally different in many ways. Tilly makes a mess, Lizzy tidies up. Tilly likes the outdoor life and Lizzy doesn't. Their differences create stresses that, in the end, are delightfully resolved when they find that there are many things they really have in common.
ISBN 9781406303834
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Hann-Syme, Marguerite & Heap, Sue
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9605
Not nits
Gus loves bugs so much he even wants to protect his nits. Gus's mum is a tricky one though, and eventually she helps him realise he doesn't really want nits.
ISBN 9780864615053
Publisher Koala Books, 2003
Treloar, Lucy & Yahyeh, John (ill)
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Not quite a mermaid series
Any two 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 Not quite a mermaid series (9 books)
Chapman, Linda
No book cover.
67324
Of thee I sing: a letter to my daughters
Prior to becoming the United States President, Barack Obama wrote a tribute to thirteen ground-breaking Americans and the ideals that shaped their nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.
ISBN 9780375835278
Publisher Knopf Publishing Group, 2010
Obama, Barack & Long, Loren (ill)
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On the farm: our holiday with Uncle Kev
Uncle Kev has a farm, where the pigs do the polishing and the cows are the happiest in all the hills. Kev invites the family for a 'holiday', then sets them to work. There's lots to be done before the big Harvest Festival - and Kev is distracted, because he's fallen in love!
ISBN 9781741758825
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Harvey, Roland
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9413
On the team
Carey is good at schoolwork and sport and wishes that he wasn't. Winston says that it is worse to be bad at everything.
ISBN 9780143300441
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Flynn, Rachel & Smith, Craig (ill)
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One photo
One day, Dad came home with one of those old cameras, the kind that uses film. But, Dad didn't take photos of the things that people usually photograph.
ISBN 9780670077977
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2016
Watkins, Ross & Anelli, Liz (ill)
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Only pony, The
Bessie's father has strict rules on what can and can't be done and riding a pony is a definite can't. However, Bessie finds a way to fulfil her dream and change her father a little in the process.
ISBN 9780143303114
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2008
Metzenthen, David & Watson, Judy (ill)
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24676
Oom pah pah
Rosie is thrilled when she is chosen to play in the school band. When she selects the tuba, Rosie realises she has a large problem. She has to work out how she can get the tuba home to practise and then back to school each week for band rehearsals. A long-forgotten item solves the problem.
ISBN 9780733320682
Series ABC kids series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Matthews, Cecily & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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25682
Our Gags
The house is all messy and everyone is busy looking after the new baby. Luckily, we have our Gags.
ISBN 9781921529092
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Hoy, Catriona & Josse, Annabelle (ill)
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64008
Paddington abroad
The Browns are going abroad, and Paddington considers a holiday in France is not to be taken lightly, So he packs a disguise outfit, his magic set and a map of France printed on a tea towel.
ISBN 9780006753452
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64013
Paddington and the marmalade maze
Mr Gruber takes Paddington on a visit to Hampton Court. As usual, Paddington manages to turn a perfectly normal outing into an adventure. Mr Gruber and Paddington are just about to be followed home by a crowd of eager tourists when Paddington manages to lose them all in the maze.
ISBN 9780007107681
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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20342
Paddington and the tutti frutti rainbow
The Browns decide to take Paddington to the seaside but they are disappointed when the rain threatens to spoil their day. Paddington soon cheers up when he is treated to an extra special ice-cream and the sun comes out at last.
ISBN 9780006647638
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2000
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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16992
Paddington at large
Includes some of Paddington's best adventures and misadventures such as his wild ride on a power lawnmower and his appearance on a game show, where his unusual logic wins him the jackpot.
ISBN 9780618196784
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2002
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64014
Paddington at the carnival
Paddington has never been to a carnival before so Mr Gruber takes him down to the canal to join in the fun. Hoping to win a boat ride for two, the friends enter the Busy Bee Adventure Trail. Paddington soon discovers that he's very good at spotting things beginning with the letter B but, it seems, that he's not the only one with his eye on the prize.
ISBN 9780007302888
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2009
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W
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19754
Paddington at the Palace
When Mr Gruber takes Paddington to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guard, there are so many people in the way, he can't see a thing. But, a mysterious someone on high comes to his rescue and Paddington has a very good idea who it might be.
ISBN 9780007104406
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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15503
Paddington at the Tower
When Paddington visits the Tower of London, he makes sure he has enough marmalade sandwiches to sustain him, a whole suitcase in fact. Unfortunately, Paddington soon discovers that it's not only bears who like sandwiches.
ISBN 9780007341412
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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10449
Paddington at the zoo
When Paddington visits the zoo, he takes enough marmalade sandwiches with him to last all day. However, he is none too pleased when he realises how popular they are with the zoos inhabitants.
ISBN 9780006647447
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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Paddington Bear series
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Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Various
No book cover.
9705
Paddington goes to hospital
After trying to get his kite out of a tree by rather unusual methods, Paddington, the bear, finds himself being whisked off to hospital in an ambulance. He is examined by doctors, X-rayed and operated on.
ISBN 9780001984127
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2002
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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91864
Paddington helps out
Somehow trouble comes naturally to Paddington. What other bear could upset the whole cinema by standing on his seat to boo the 'bad guy' in the cowboy film. Or drip icecream on the people down below. Or flood the launderette and saw Mr Curry's kitchen into little pieces.
ISBN 9780006753445
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64031
Paddington marches on
Paddington tries his paw as a chimney sweep, washes barrels in a marmalade factory and frightens the wits out of the visitors to Madame Tussaud's Wax Work Museum.
ISBN 9780395066423
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 1965
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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8504
Paddington takes the air
For most people, 'taking the air' is merely taking a simple stroll but, as all true Paddington admirers might expect, nothing is simple for Paddington. As usual, though, he retains his talent for turning his sticky moments into great triumph.
ISBN 9780618331413
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2003
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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64033
Paddington takes the test
Paddington propels himself from one light-hearted disaster to another.
ISBN 9780618183845
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher Houghton Mifflin, 2002
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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Paddington the artist
When Mr Gruber shows Paddington an outdoor painting exhibition, he is inspired to take up a new hobby. Paddington collects his paints and brushes, and goes out into the garden to work on his masterpieces. Soon, Paddington has enough pictures to open his own exhibition but he becomes rather discouraged when no one stops to buy one. But, there is one mysterious person who appreciates Paddington's art.
ISBN 9780006647454
Series Paddington Bear series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Bond, Michael & Alley, R W (ill)
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Penelope Perfect series
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Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Perry, Chrissie
No book cover.
4162
Penelope Perfect: Green-eyed monster, The
Penelope has two problems. Her very best friend Bob has been talking a lot (too much really) about a new friend from karate class. Penelope knows that she shouldn't be jealous, but sometimes it's hard not to be, especially when it comes to Bob. To make things worse, her mum has started dating. Penelope and her brother don't know why she can't just be happy with their family of three. Surely they're better than a new boyfriend. Penelope must come up with a way to defeat the jealous green-eyed monster, without having an outburst at her best friend, or her mum. Luckily, Penelope has a few tricks up her sleeve.
ISBN 9781760126940
Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Perry, Chrissie
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5786
Penelope Perfect: Lucky jars & broken promises
Penelope Kingston is absolutely certain that her Lucky Jars Stall at the school fete will be a huge success. She wants to break last year's record, particularly as her Dad is coming to the fete. Penelope and her brother, Harry, don't see him much these days. If Penelope can make her Dad proud, maybe he'll want to spend every weekend with them. Penelope just has to make sure everything goes perfectly.
ISBN 9781760120269
Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Perry, Chrissie
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13009
Penelope Perfect: Project best friend
Penelope Kingston wants to be perfect. And, mostly, she is good, sensible and calm. But, sometimes,Penelope is bossy, angry and frustrated. It's like there are two Penelopes. One part of Penelope's life is definitely not perfect, she doesn't have a best friend. Penelope hopes that the new girl at school might be the one. But, it's not easy finding a best friend, and it's not easy trying to be perfect.
ISBN 9781760120245
Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Perry, Chrissie
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33406
Penelope Perfect: Quiz questions and complicated crushes
Penelope Kingston is the only person who has managed to avoid the dreaded crush plague sweeping Chelsea Primary. Almost all of her friends have crushes and even her brother Harry has been infected. Penelope is excellent at figuring out most things but crushes are a Great Mystery to her. Luckily, she has come up with a quiz to diagnose crushes early, before they have a chance to make people very silly.
ISBN 9781760126933
Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Perry, Chrissie
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Penelope Perfect: Truly terrible mistake, The
Penelope Kingston has never, ever messed up on a test until now. After this Truly Terrible Mistake, Penelope needs to make sure that she gets absolutely perfect grades from now on in every subject, including the dreaded drama class. Luckily, Penelope is very good at organising, so she figures she can be the director of the upcoming play. But, Penelope must handle Joanna, the naughtiest girl in class. One thing's for sure, Penelope Kingston didn't get to be excellent at most things by being a quitter.
ISBN 9781760120276
Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Perry, Chrissie
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11121
Penelope Perfect: Very private list for camp success
Penelope is determined not to feel anxious about school camp. Last year, Penelope cried when she was made to climb a steep and frightening hill. That can't happen again. To make sure that she has a practically perfect camp, Penelope has written a (very private) list of rules. And, because she is a whole year older and has her very own best friend to bunk with, Penelope knows this year's camp will be totally different.
ISBN 9781760120252
Series Penelope Perfect series (6 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Perry, Chrissie
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13751
Perfect promise
The girls have just joined the Brownies and can't wait to start having fun and get involved in all the fantastic Brownie activities and earn some badges. It's the girls' first day at Brownies, and they're all feeling nervous and excited.
ISBN 9781847151018
Series Brownies series (1 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Plaisted, Caroline
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1748
Philomena wonderpen is a teeny weeny doll
Philomena has a wonderpen which can get her in to trouble if she is not careful. It may also open up all sorts of wonderful opportunities. Philomena may even be able to use it to win a mountain of toys to share with her friends.
ISBN 9780143302346
Series Philomena wonderpen series (2 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Bone, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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Philomena wonderpen series
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Series Philomena wonderpen series (3 books)
Bone, Ian & Dawson, Janine (ill)
No book cover.
9459
Piggybook
The men in the Piggott family take Mum for granted a little more each day and expect her to do everything for them. Mum decides to do something about it and teaches the family a valuable lesson.
ISBN 9780744533033
Publisher Walker Books, 1996
Browne, Anthony
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41404
Pippa the perfect flowergirl
Pippa is really excited because she's going to be the flowergirl at her aunt's wedding. Pippa wants to be the best flowergirl ever and for everything to be perfectly perfect. But, a game of hide and seek almost ruins the day.
ISBN 9780143305859
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Nickerson, Julie & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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53343
Pippa's perfect ponytail
Pippa is sure her birthday party will be perfect. She has the perfect cake and the perfect dress, and now all she needs is a perfect ponytail in her hair.
ISBN 9780143304012
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Nickerson, Julie & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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2734
Princess Betony and the hobgoblin
Lady Pineal. Princess Betony's governess, throws her authority around, scolding everyone in sight and not listening to reason. She demands that the maids stop leaving milk out for a hobgoblin she doesn't believe exists, And, Betony's father, King Max, has organised traps to capture the hobgoblin. Beware, an unhappy hobgoblin means trouble. Princess Betony hopes she can talk to the hobgoblin and win him over to prevent further mischief.
ISBN 9781921720260
Series Princess Betony series (4 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Freeman, Pamela & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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46870
Princess Betony and the rule of wishing
It's difficult to make friends when you are a princess and Princess Betony is delighted to have found a proper friend at last. But, friendship is not easy when you have never done it before. Princess Betony's new friend, Clover Pink, leads her into adventures she never expected.
ISBN 9781921720253
Series Princess Betony series (4 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Freeman, Pamela & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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33364
Princess Betony and the thunder egg
Princess Betony has been chosen to collect a gift from the Wild Magic. It's a precious thunder egg that has to be protected at all costs. Betony must journey alone through the Dark Forest to Teapot Mountain and bring the egg back safely. If not, the Wild Magic will seek revenge.
ISBN 9781925381030
Series Princess Betony series (4 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Freeman, Pamela & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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3989
Princess Betony and the unicorn
Princess Betony's mother is a dryad who misses the Wild Magic of the Dark Forest. When the princess sees her mother running into the Dark Forest, Betony is worried she will never return. Humans are forbidden to enter the Forest. But, Betony doesn't care. She has to find her mother, no matter what. But, first, she must catch a unicorn.
ISBN 9781925381023
Series Princess Betony series (4 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Freeman, Pamela & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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Princess Betony series
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Series Princess Betony series (4 books)
Freeman, Pamela & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
No book cover.
22913
Puppet show, The
Becky can't wait to put on her puppet show but her little brother isn't quite so sure. But, Becky has even thought of a surprise ending.
ISBN 9780143301776
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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15345
Queen's cubby, The
Elizabeth loves living high up in her block of flats. She feels like she's living in a castle where she knows all her neighbours. Then, mum and dad announce that they are going to live in the country.
ISBN 9780734406644
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Caisley, Raewyn & Hurst, Elise (ill)
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3014
Rabbit and the shadow, The
Enter the wonderful world of a curious cast. The Rabbit who wants to grow up, the anxious Stag, the Soldier at war, the Cat and his recurring dream, the Book that wants to know everything, and the Shadow. Find out how they grow up, learn to live together and deal with their fears.
ISBN 9780994109804
Publisher Book Island, 2014
Rutten, Melanie & Ardizzone, Sarah (trans)
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9527
Raised by Frank
Frank was a busy cat. After all, he had two kids to raise. You see their parents went away, thinking their Aunt was looking after the children, but their Aunt thought their Uncle was. Poor Frank.
ISBN 9780734403575
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
O'Neill, Dave & Morris, Kiran (ill)
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3594
Rattler's place
Guy and family have moved house but his favourite skateboard, toys and even Digby, the dog, have not yet arrived, delayed on the way by a flood. However, there is still so much to explore in this new location.
ISBN 9780140387124
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Wrightson, Patricia
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3045
Red Ted and the lost things
One day, a little bear named Red Ted is accidentally left on the seat of a train by his owner and ends up in the place for lost things. He doesn't despair, however, he puts his mind to work. With the help of his new friends, a pessimistic crocodile and a cat with a fondness for cheese, Ted finds his way home to the little girl who loves and misses him.
ISBN 9781406310375
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Topics / Graphic novels /
Rosen, Michael & Stewart, Joel (ill)
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3624
Remember me
A picture book that tells a touching story about children and their grandparents who sometimes forget things as they get older.
ISBN 9780947241322
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1992
Wild, Margaret & Huxley, Dee (ill)
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71660
Roller coaster
It's Matt's first time ever at the Fun Park. He loves all the rides except for the roller coaster, it scares him. He tells the family that he's saving it until the last. Thanks to Dad, he might just have a go.
ISBN 9780143301769
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Metzenthen, David & Sheehan, Peter (ill)
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2483
Roses are blue
Amber Rose and her family are dealing with a terrible family tragedy. Amber has a new school, new friends and a new mum to get used. She wants her old mum back.
ISBN 9781922244376
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Murphy, Sally & Evans, Gabriel (ill)
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130805
Rosie to the rescue
Rosie's passion is fire engines and every week she gets to help her neighbour check the equipment on the town's fire engine. One day, Rosie gets to play a much more important role.
ISBN 9780143302858
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Costain, Meredith & Burke, Tina (ill)
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55255
Sadie and Ratz
Sadie and Ratz are Hannah's hands. They love to fight and, sometimes, they fight each other. Hannah's brother, Baby Boy, is only four but he can be very annoying and very tricky, and Sadie and Ratz get blamed for lots of things. But, one day Baby Boy goes too far.
ISBN 9780143303558
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Hartnett, Sonya & James, Ann (ill)
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Sage Cookson series
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Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
No book cover.
37792
Sage Cookson's Christmas ghost
Sage and her parents fly to Perth for Christmas, ready to film a world record attempt by Chef Myra to make the largest ever pavlova. But a ghostly presence threatens to interfere with Myra and her plans.
ISBN 9781925594058
Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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7710
Sage Cookson's Fishy surprise
While Sage's parents prepare to film their next cooking show, she and her friend, Lucy, enjoy the beach. But, the reappearance of Nancy unsettles Sage and, soon, strange things begin to happen.
ISBN 9781925059755
Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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41519
Sage Cookson's literary launch
While Sage's mum gets ready to launch her first cookbook, Sage struggles with a tough school assignment. But at the book launch, she might need to step up and face her fears...
ISBN 9781925594010
Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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4052
Sage Cookson's ring of truth
Ten year old Sage and her parents visit a bakery to film a segment for their television show. They're in for a bit of a surprise when a treasured ring goes missing.
ISBN 9781925059748
Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2016
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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4121
Sage Cookson's Singapore sensation
Sage embarks on an exciting new adventure in Singapore. Her TV chef parents are recognised wherever they go. Posters advertise their upcoming cookbook and the inflight magazine has a big story on the Cooksons. But when a lady with pink hair starts following them a mystery unfolds.
ISBN 9781925059960
Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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23510
Sage Cookson's sweet escape
Sage Cookson's parents are television chefs with, unsurprisingly, a passion for food. They spend a lot of their time travelling Australia and the world sampling the food and learning new cooking techniques. Ten year old Sage often gets to travel with them. When Sage and her parents visit a chocolatier to film a segment for their television show, things go drastically wrong when the chocolate maker's competitive spirit gets the better of him.
ISBN 9781925059618
Series Sage Cookson series (6 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2016
Murphy, Sally & Hulme, Celeste (ill)
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3784
Sailing home
Rain and more rain! When Peter's family wakes one morning to discover their house is adrift in the middle of the ocean, it is the start of an adventure.
ISBN 9780733605505
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1997
Thompson, Colin
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5086
Sam Sullivan's scooter
Despite Mum's advice, Sam can't resist putting his fingers in the handlebars of his scooter. Sam had no idea that a scooter could cause so much trouble.
ISBN 9780143303619
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2009
Godwin, Jane & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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53072
Sami's genies
Sami lives with his Grandfather Ali on a vegetable farm. Sami would love to go to school but, instead, he helps his grandfather who is old and can't cope alone with all the hard work. They sell their produce at the town market. One day, Sami trades some eggs for a box containing four dirty old lamps.
ISBN 9780143303541
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
England, Kathryn & Smith, Craig (ill)
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36878
Santa's suit
It's Christmas Eve in the North Pole and the situation is serious. Santa is getting ready to deliver all the Christmas presents but he can't find his famous, red suit.
ISBN 9780980416572
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2008
Cali, Davide & Heliot, Eric
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43616
Sarindi and the lucky Buddha
Sarindi tries everything to help his mother regain her health. A meeting with a stranger at Lucky Buddha's shrine changes Sarindi's life. Readers will gain an understanding of the beliefs, rituals and superstitions of the Indonesian people.
ISBN 9780732287757
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2009
Fraser, Janine M & Hurst, Elise (ill)
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82692
Sarindi's dragon kite
It's Sarindi's birthday and what he wants more than anything else is the multi-coloured dragon kite he sees in the market. When he wakes up and sees the kite, he can't wait to go to the beach to fly it with his father. But, an earthquake has flattened a nearby town and he and his father must go to see if they can help.
ISBN 9780732287764
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2010
Fraser, Janine M & Hurst, Elise (ill)
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790
Saving Mr Pinto
It's time for the Royal Show and Bonnie and Sam are going to help their riding teacher get ready for a big competition. There's so much to do and remember but everything changes when the girls stumble across a sad, starving pony in a backyard near the showgrounds.
ISBN 9781741148893
Series Bonnie and Sam series (4 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Lester, Alison & Harvey, Roland (ill)
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45334
Scarves, The
Grandma and Grandpa don't think they love each other anymore. Their likes and dislikes are too different. But, their granddaughter sees how miserable they are when they're apart and hatches a plan that just might bring them back together.
ISBN 9780698400450
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Bunge, Daniela
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1233
School for girls, A
It is 1850, and Annie Foster's twin brother, Artie, is off to school while Annie seems doomed to a life of housework and needlecraft.
ISBN 9780749635497
Publisher Watts Publishing Group, 2000
Grice, Natalie
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21394
Scratch Kitten and the terrible beasties
Rescued by Jock, a deckhand on a tiny fishing boat, after escaping from a land-locked life as the plaything of some spoilt children, Scratch should be in heaven. Instead he and Jock have their work cut out for them, trying to keep the Rat Pack away from their rat-phobic captain.
ISBN 9781921272950
Series Scratch kitten series (4 of 6)
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Green, Jessica & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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14918
Scratch Kitten and the treasure island
Scratch Kitten has just settled into life on a small fishing boat when he spots his long-lost Paa on a neighbouring ship. To spend time with Paa, Scratch tries to befriend Mrs Captain, the sailor in charge of Paa's ship. But, Mrs Captain has so many rules.
ISBN 9781921541063
Series Scratch kitten series (5 of 6)
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Green, Jessica & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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50562
Scratch Kitten on the pirate's shoulder
Scratch Kitten was just getting used to life as a brave ship's cat when he was captured by pirates. He must find out how to win over the Captain or else he'll be made to walk the plank.
ISBN 9781921272455
Series Scratch kitten series (2 of 6)
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2008
Green, Jessica & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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Scratch kitten series
Tired of life on the docks, Scratch Kitten runs away to sea, keen to make a name for himself as a brave ship's cat. Any two 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 Scratch kitten series (6 books)
Green, Jessica & Vane, Mitch (ill)
No book cover.
8428
Sea Gem and the land of ice
A message in a bottle provokes a vision that deeply disturbs Sea Gem. It prompts her to take a long and dangerous voyage to the land of ice to find the young seadog she thinks needs help. She encounters a menacing predator and also gains the courage to be herself.
ISBN 9781405037549
Series Seadog adventure series, A (3 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2006
O'Dowd, Annie
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3967
Sea magic
Ben and Tim and their cousins don't expect unusual adventures when they begin their summer holidays at the beach. When they stumble across a mer-boy called Sechiel stranded on the sand, they hear about a sinister diver in a submarine, who, together with his razor-toothed shark, is terrorising the mer-people and destroying the wildlife. Worse still, he has abducted Sechiel's sister.
ISBN 9780330423960
Series Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series (3 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2008
Forsyth, Kate & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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14714
Sea princess, The
Join Rosie as she helps the Princess Marissa of the mer people.
ISBN 9780099488422
Series Little princesses series (11 of 12)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Chase, Katie
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Seadog adventure series, A
Illustrated chapter books about the adventures of Seadogs, fictional animals who live in coastal areas in Australia. Any two 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 Seadog adventure series, A (4 books)
O'Dowd, Annie
No book cover.
111159
Search for the sunken treasure: Australia
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart must find the diver and defeat the pirates before they sail away forever.
ISBN 9781862301252
Series Jack Stalwart, secret agent series (2 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
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17540
Secret country, The
When Ben walks into a pet shop the last thing he expects is to buy a talking cat. Iggy is from a secret country slowly losing its creatures. Ben sets out to save them but encounters great evil that tries to stop him succeeding.
ISBN 9781416904199
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2005
Johnson, Jane & Stower, Adam (ill)
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111187
Secret of the sacred temple: Cambodia
Secret Agent, Jack Stalwart, must rescue the keeper of the sacred necklace and return the necklace from the madman.
ISBN 9781862301245
Series Jack Stalwart, secret agent series (5 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
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Secret seven series
Any two 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 Secret seven series (16 books)
Various
No book cover.
4010
Secret seven win through
The Secret Seven have a brand new meeting place but somebody else has been using it too. How dare they. Whoever it is is going there at night, and the gang are going to put a stop to it. They are determined to catch the cheeky intruder, whatever it takes.
ISBN 9780340917602
Series Secret seven series (7 of 16)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2013
Blyton, Enid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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3716

New
Selwood boys, The: Battle Royale
Meet the Selwood boys ... There's the twins, Troy and Adam, pulling pranks and making mischief, then Joel with his sneaky, cheeky antics, and finally little Scott, who just does his best (or make that his worst!) to keep up. Can Joel finally get off the sidelines and onto the footy field to play with his big brothers? It'll be a battle royale that's bound to involve the whole family!
ISBN 9780733335457
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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New
Selwood Boys, The: Hit the road
The Selwood brothers are off on a family holiday, travelling from Bendigo to the Gold Coast. They are up to their usual mischief, and Joel's brothers are also trying to find out his sporting weakness. Will Joel be an amazing all-rounder, or does he have one weakness?
ISBN 9780733335471
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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18944

New
Selwood Boys, The: Maintain the mischief
A prank-filled visit to the Selwoods' country cousins lands the boys in trouble with Mum...But will the boys maintain the mischief? And who will save the day on the footy field?
ISBN 9780733335488
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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3719

New
Selwood boys, The: The miracle goal
This is another adventure of AFL's Selwood brothers as young boys. At last Joel gets to play for the full season. When a new friend struggles to join the team Joe needs to be a footy legend for his team as well as a good mate.
ISBN 9780733335464
Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2016
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
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Share-a-not, The
Share-a-Not wants it all and he wants it now. Everyone in town has just one pet rock but the Share-a-Not wants more. He goes on a stealing spree, taking rocks from everyone, even babies and old ladies. Finally, he steals from a young lad whose father decides enough is enough, and he works out a plan to show the Share-a-Not that he's got it all wrong.
ISBN 9780980518573
Publisher JoJo Publishing, 2009
Wallace, Adam & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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Shut down
Adelaide Banks is the newest student to join the SEAS Space Agent program. Does First Year Space Cadet Star Girl have what it takes to save space-one planet at a time? Planet Botanicus has been struck by a strange and sudden drought and the purple-eyed trappers are drying up. When Space Cadets Star Girl, Star Cluster and White Dwarf are sent to find out why, things get a little too hot to handle. Can they shut down the heat on Botanicus in time to save the planet and its alien purple-eyed trappers?
ISBN 9781420290356
Series Star Girl series (7 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Park Louise
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11806
Silk princess, The
Hidden in the castle of Rosie's great-aunt are lots of little princesses, ready to whisk her away on a magical adventure.
ISBN 9780099488385
Series Little princesses series (9 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Chase, Katie
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Silver shoes series
Any two 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 Silver shoes series (8 books)
Various
No book cover.
29869
Silver shoes: And all that jazz
Eleanor (Ellie) is obsessed with dance and attends Silver Shoes Dance Studio as often as she can. Jazz is her favourite dance style. With an elite troupe being selected for a competition, Ellie is dismayed when new girl appears to be a serious challenge to her position as best dancer at Silver Shoes.
ISBN 9780857982827
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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23354
Silver shoes: Breaking pointe
Riley loves ballet. It's her favourite style and she's great at it, with perfect technique and natural athleticism. But, it's not just dancing she loves, it's all sports. With her carefree attitude, Riley is happy to ignore everyone who says she does too much. When she scores a lead role in the upcoming ballet eisteddfod, Riley is super excited but, one fouette too late, she realises that her sporting and Silver Shoes commitments clash.
ISBN 9780857983749
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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4554
Silver shoes: Broadway baby
Jazz has always been Ellie's thing and she has big dreams of making it on Broadway. Her chance to leap into this world comes when auditions for a grand musical are announced. Ellie is sure she has what it takes to be a star of the stage. That is, until she realises she needs to be able to tap and the all-too-perfect Cadence Kohdean comes into the picture.
ISBN 9780857989031
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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34015
Silver shoes: Dance till you drop
Paige has grown up dancing and takes almost every class at Silver Shoes. She loves her friends there but often feels pushed into dancing by her mum, who was once a dancer. With a ballroom competition coming up and her waltz looking less than graceful, Paige's confidence begins to crack. She wants to make everyone happy but things become difficult with her best friend and Benji, her ballroom partner.
ISBN 9780857983725
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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29822
Silver shoes: Hit the streets
As her parents' business has folded and money is tight, Ashley has had to leave her old dance school. The girls there were very unfriendly so Silver Shoes is a pleasant change. Ashley discovers hip-hop and, with the help of her sister, manages to fund the extra lessons through her own hard work. Ashley really wants to win the Danceworks competition and get a new hip-hop wardrobe to wear for the upcoming festival.
ISBN 9780857982841
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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3871
Silver shoes: Lights, camera, action
When an agent comes to Silver Shoes looking for the best junior dancers, everyone wants to strut their stuff. Although Ash acts the class clown, she is desperate to get an interview. Ash hopes her new dancehall moves will impress enough for her to star in a music video.
ISBN 9780857989055
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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4815
Silver shoes: Rhythm and blues
Riley has sprained her ankle playing basketball and has to miss three weeks of dancing. Sitting at home is difficult for active Riley and she decides to help out at Silver Shoes. Excitingly, Miss Caroline makes Riley her personal assistant. But, Riley might just be getting too carried away with her new role and becoming bossy. And, her impatience to get back out on the dance floor might make her injury even worse.
ISBN 9780857989079
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Bound, Samantha-Ellen
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4889
Silver shoes: Studio showdown
It's time for the end of year concert at Silver Shoes. Everyone is super excited and the studios are buzzing. Miss Caroline assigns Paige and Ellie a junior class and challenges them to put together a jive-style dance for the concert. Paige is thrilled to be choreographing with her best friend until she realises they have completely different ideas about what they want to do.
ISBN 9780857989093
Series Silver shoes series (8 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Bound, Samantha- Ellen
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Skoz the dog series
The problem with being a sleepwalking dog is you don't have a clue where you are when you wake up. Skoz has many adventures as a result of his sleepwalking. Any two 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 Skoz the dog series (4 books)
Daddo, Andrew & Rossell, Judith (ill)
No book cover.
6667
Skoz the dog: leader of the pack
The problem with being a sleepwalking dog is you don't have a clue where you are when you wake up. When Skoz wakes up, he finds he's got a bit of a chill. Make that a lot of chill. This time, Skoz is going to have to give it all he's got to find his way home. That is, if he can make it past the big, furry, slobbery blue-eyed monsters.
ISBN 9780733327827
Series Skoz the dog series (4 of 4)
Publisher ABC Books, 2010
Daddo, Andrew & Rossell, Judith (ill)
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8753
Sleeping beauty
A magical watery world is created for the princess, a hippopotamus, to fall asleep in, in this revised classic.
ISBN 9780091840662
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
Scott-Mitchell, Clare & Fitchett, Gordon & Perrault, Charles
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5097
Sleepless in space
As a result of Jed's grandad inventing the Starspinner Drive for spaceships, Jed finds himself on the way to the distant planet, Serendipity. Jed is supposed to sleep for a year. But one day, he wakes to find space pirates have taken over the ship.
ISBN 9780864614186
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Odgers, Sally
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55860
Sleepover surprise
It's time for the Brownie's annual show and sleepover. The girls are practising their performances but things don't go to plan on the night.
ISBN 9781847151032
Series Brownies series (3 of 8)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Plaisted, Caroline
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7065
Sleepovers
Amy, Bella, Chloe, Daisy and Emily are school-friends who plan ever-more elaborate sleepover parties. Daisy begins to dread her turn, wondering what her friends will make of her home and her sister, who has learning disabilities.
ISBN 9780552547093
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Wilson, Jacqueline
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18852
Slow down Boris
The whole class is going on a school excursion to the city. They're visiting the museum, the park and the Road Safety School. There's so much to see and do, and Boris wants to try everything, including a big red bike that looks like it could go really fast.
ISBN 9780143306702
Series Boris series (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2012
Joyner, Andrew
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32504
Slowcoach turtle
Tilda is lonely so decides she wants a pet. When Pop Hooper offers her Hoodini, the monkey, Tilda is delighted. But, Hoodini runs away and Pop asks Tilda to take care of Pickle, the turtle, overnight while he retrieves the monkey. This slow-moving pet isn't exactly what Tilda had in mind.
ISBN 9781921541230
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2010
Mewburn, Kyle & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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8792
Snake escape
Harry and Jordan might seem like your average pair of identical twins, but don't be fooled. Their billy cart is really a FoxMobile, their mobile is a FoxPhone and, along with their giant dog, Myrtle, they're the secret agents of Mission Fox. They are on a mission to rescue an escaped pet snake and a giant, hungry python who's spied a cockatoo for breakfast.
ISBN 9780143305811
Series Mission Fox series (1 of 7)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
D'Ath, Justin & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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914
Snow monkey mischief
Visiting a Japanese friend in Nagano, Japan, Bindi helps her friend Emi by photographing a group of snow monkeys. Her nature photography turns into detective work when the monkeys start to display unusual behaviour and abnormal colouring.
ISBN 9781864718317
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (14 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Irwin, Bindi and others
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9464
So much
As the family gathers for a celebration, a baby boy's relatives arrive, one by one. They love him so much, they want to hug, kiss and squeeze him. Even the cousins are fighting over him. When Dad walks in, he gets a real surprise.
ISBN 9780744543964
Publisher Walker Books, 1994
Cooke, Trish & Oxenbury, Helen
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1550
Sophie's salon
Sophie loves hairdressing and Melita loves ballet. Normally, they are the greatest of friends but when Melita gets the lead role in Swan Lake and gains some new friends, Sophie is left wondering where her best friend has gone.
ISBN 9780143304821
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2010
Branford, Anna & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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Space Scout series
Thirteen-year-old Kip is an ordinary boy with an extra-ordinary space mission to save mankind. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. See Series lists for individual titles.
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Badger, H
No book cover.
33360
Space scout: slime volcano
When Kip gets trapped on a slimy, gross planet, he thinks it's the worst mission ever. Then he meets the gigantic hairy monsters that are stuck there as well.
ISBN 9781921690860
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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12633
Space scout: the brainiacs
When kids in the annual Smartest Kid in the Universe competition start disappearing, Kip suspects foul play. Can he get to the bottom of it, or will he be the next victim.
ISBN 9781921848025
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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3812
Space scout: the dark world
As soon as Kip lands on this weird, dark planet, the aliens there are struck down by a mysterious sickness. Either Kip is deadly to the aliens, or there's something more sinister going on.
ISBN 9781921759772
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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51896
Space scout: the gas giant
Kip can't wait to explore Vapod, a giant gas planet with cool flying aliens. But as soon as Kip arrives, the planet comes under attack. Can Kip save the day before it's too late.
ISBN 9781921848032
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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24374
Space scout: the kid kingdom
Kip is off to a planet without any adults. It's every kid's dream - a world full of rollercoasters, hover-boarding ramps and chocolate fountains. But when disaster strikes, are the kids too busy playing to save the planet.
ISBN 9781921759765
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
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841
Spring fever at silver street farm
Spring has sprung at Silver Street Farm. How will Karl, Meera and Gemma ever cope with all that has to be done once the piglets, kids and lambs have been born?
ISBN 9781406323061
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Davies, Nicola
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19807
Squishy Taylor and a question of trust
An apartment full of questions, on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to know why Boring Lady is suddenly being so interesting, what kind of person comes back from holidays without any luggage and who's been smuggling illegal diamonds. Oh, and also, why she can only have dessert on Saturday nights.
ISBN 9781760126766
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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24005
Squishy Taylor and the bonus sisters
An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wonders why she has to share everything with her new step-sisters, why her next-door neighbour is the crankiest man in the world and who's hiding in the basement. And, also, why green jelly snakes are the yummiest.
ISBN 9781760126759
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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3284
Squishy Taylor and the first three adventures
Squishy Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate. She investigates three mysteries in this book; who is hiding in the basement, who has been smuggling illegal diamonds and how do you get rid of Chinese-warrior ghost.
ISBN 9781760129835
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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23725
Squishy Taylor and the mess makers
An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to work out what's the best way to sneak onto a film set, why grown-ups trust you more when you're carrying a baby and what you can do when everyone hates your hero. And, also, whether a pizza is even a pizza without mozzarella.
ISBN 9781760126780
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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28547
Squishy Taylor and the silver suitcase
An apartment full of questions , on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to know how can summer be fun if you don't go to the beach, why is rainbow cake so delicious, what kind of scientist wears red sneakers and who would try to smuggle rare birds?
ISBN 9781760128784
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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3271
Squishy Taylor and the tunnel of doom
Sita 'Squishy' Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate. Like that scary but exciting tunnel and who is storing that toxic waste under the park.
ISBN 9781760127732
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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25411
Squishy Taylor and the vase that wasn't
An apartment full of questions on a street full of mysteries. Squishy wants to find out how a vase can disappear from a locked apartment, why everyone is getting Dad's special forehead-kisses too, and how to get rid of a Chinese-warrior ghost. And, also, why toast tastes better on a balcony.
ISBN 9781760126773
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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4568
Squishy Taylor in the mud
Sita 'Squishy' Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge - and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate! Like how can one person be in two places at the same time, why does pizza taste better outside, how can you climb a forbidden staircase and who would steal plants from Squishy's dad?
ISBN 9781760128777
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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10807
Squishy Taylor in zero gravity
Squishy Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky eleven year old, who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge and there are always plenty of mysteries to investigate. Squishy wants to find out how long it would take to cycle to a space station, why there is a renegade astronaut on the roof, and why you can't hug over the internet. And, also, why red cordial makes everyone more fun.
ISBN 9781760127725
Series Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
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Squishy Taylor series
Any two 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 Squishy Taylor series (9 books)
Wild, Ailsa & Wood, Ben (ill)
No book cover.
1969
Standing in for Lincoln Green
Lincoln has a double, someone who looks just like him. While Lincoln does the more important things, like building the biggest tower, his trusty stand-in does the tidying, putting away and sorting out.
ISBN 9780007463022
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013
Mackintosh, David
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81520
Stanley's Christmas adventure
Santa Claus is not his usual, jolly self. In fact, he's in a terrible mood. He doesn't believe that children appreciate Christmas anymore. This year, he has decided that he is not going to deliver any Christmas presents.
ISBN 9780064421751
Series Flat Stanley series (5 of 7)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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29385
Stanley, flat again
Stanley has become flat again, and when his little brother tries to inflate him with a basketball pump, it hurts too much to continue.
ISBN 9780060095512
Series Flat Stanley series (6 of 7)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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Star Girl series
Any two 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 Star Girl series (16 books)
Various
No book cover.
Starlight Stables series
Any two 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 Starlight Stables series (4 books)
Nicholas, Soraya
No book cover.
25342
Starlight Stables: Saving Starlight
Poppy's world is falling apart. Her aunt and uncle have lost an important riding sponsor and had an ominous visit from the bank. They might have to sell Starlight Stables. Poppy is determined to do everything she can to help. She just has to win the upcoming show-jumping competition so she can give them the prize money. But, it means she'll have to jump higher than she's ever done to save the stables, her beautiful horse, Crystal, and her friends, Milly and Katie.
ISBN 9780143308669
Series Starlight Stables series (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Nicholas, Soraya
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804
Starring Jules as herself
Jules is seven and has a problem. She needs a new best friend to replace Charlotte. Just as things look exciting, Jules is asked to film a mouth wash add, but it is for a flavour that makes her vomit. Will she be able to stomach the mouth wash and will she be able to fix her friendship with Charlotte or make a new best friend.
ISBN 9781743314548
Series Starring Jules series (4 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Ain, Beth & Higgins Keenan, Anne (ill)
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2041
Starring Jules in drama-rama
Jules's insides are all mixed up, with an ex-friend changing schools and a new friend who is just a bit too quiet. She has landed a role on a new TV show and needs to find a way to take part in her class play too.
ISBN 9781743314555
Series Starring Jules series (4 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Ain, Beth & Higgins Keenan, Anne (ill)
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Starring Jules series
Any two 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 Starring Jules series (4 books)
Ain, Beth & Higgins Keenan, Anne (ill)
No book cover.
1553
Starring Jules: super-secret spy girl
Jules is off to Montreal where she'll film her first movie. But that means no friends around on her birthday and no birthday party. With only a hockey player and diva starlet as cast mates in a town where no one speaks her language, Jules is feeling awfully lonely. Good thing her best friend Elinor is sending super-secret spy missions to keep Jules busy. With a little stealth she might be able to turn her bummer summer into a blockbuster.
ISBN 9781743318850
Series Starring Jules series (3 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Ain, Beth & Higgins Keenan, Anne (ill)
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1513
Starring Jules: third grade debut
Jules is a third grader at last, but so far, the reviews aren't good. Her new teacher makes her feel tongue-tied, Charlotte shows up on the first day wearing the one thing Jules really wants and she has homework - researching a famous person to become for the class wax museum. Even worse, her sitcom rehearsals are harder than ever, with the TV show about to air for all the world to see.
ISBN 9781743319536
Series Starring Jules series (3 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Ain, Beth & Higgins Keenan, Anne (ill)
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20381
Sticky tricks
Planet Perilenda has been struck by an evil force and the skunettas are disappearing. When Space Captains Star Girl and Supernova 1 are sent to investigate they soon learn that seeing isn't always believing. Can they see through the evil tricks in time to save the alien skunettas?
ISBN 9781420293791
Series Star Girl series (10 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Park, Louise
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Stolen girl
When a young girl is taken from all that she knows and loves, she dreams of how she will return to the life she had to leave behind. The book follows one girl who was taken from her home and placed in a children's home. Australian Government policy at the time removed one hundred thousand Aboriginal children who are known as the Stolen Generation.
ISBN 9781921248252
Publisher Magabala Books, 2011
Saffioti, Trina & MacDonald, Norma
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Stories from our house
Four humorous stories tell of everyday situations in a suburban house.
ISBN 9780140553796
Publisher Penguin, 1995
Tulloch, Richard
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Strange little monster and the swamp goblin, The
Sasha is different from other monsters. All she wants is a quiet place to practise her flute. Then, along comes a swamp goblin.
ISBN 9780143306719
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2012
Whiting Sue & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Strange little monster, A
Sasha is a strange little monster. She doesn't like roaring and rumbling like her parents and her sisters. She'd much rather play the flute with her granddad. But, when she discovers that her parents are worried because she's so very different, Sasha makes an effort to roar and rumble with the best of them. Mum and Dad decide to enter her in the Hide and Go Scare contest.
ISBN 9780143304784
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Whiting, Sue & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Strays
David and his mother would share their last drop of milk. One cold and rainy night, they are evicted from the caravan where they have been living, but their kindness to a one-eyed stray farm cat pays off in a very mysterious way.
ISBN 9780864611130
Publisher Koala Books, 2000
Hilton, Nette & Millard, Kerry (ill)
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Summer gang, The
Charley, Hannah, Izzie and Xa are the C.H.I.X gang, who become best friends, looking after a coop of hens. They promise to keep each other's secrets, always wear a feather and never, ever eat chicken. But, when the enemy boys let the chickens out, the girl gang is put to the test. And, they must find out what grumpy Grandma Slater's black key opens.
ISBN 9781904442868
Publisher Chicken House, 2011
Funke, Cornelia
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88011
Super Daisy
Planet Earth is in danger. If it crashes into Planet Pea, the explosion will cause Planet Pea to break into millions of little peas and then the people on earth will have to eat peas with everything. The only person who can save our planet is Super Daisy.
ISBN 9781862309647
Series Daisy series (14 of 15)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Gray, Kes & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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Suri's wall
Suri lives with other children behind a wall. She is much taller than the others and they are frightened of her. But, one day, Suri has grown tall enough to see over the wall and she begins to describe to the children the beautiful things that she sees.
ISBN 9780670077755
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2015
Estela, Lucy & Ottley, Matt (ill)
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Susan laughs
Susan laughs, she sings, she rides, she swings. Susan gets angry, she gets sad, she is good and she is bad. Susan is just like any other child, but then again, are all children the same.
ISBN 9780099407560
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Wllis, Jeanne & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Tansy Magill
One summer morning, Tansy Magill with the wild red hair visits her secret garden. There, she gets a big surprise and, now, she has a mystery to solve.
ISBN 9780143306399
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Martin, Carol Ann & Watson, Judy (ill)
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Tao
Ever since Jo took his dad away, Tao feels like he's in the middle of a tug-of-war between his parents. But, he can't help hoping that they will get back together someday. It's Tao's birthday and he's turning ten. When the phone rings, Tao thinks it's just a wrong number from someone called Mimi. But, Tao's life is about to change, forever.
ISBN 9781406332605
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Newman, John
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Tashi series
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Series Tashi series (21 books)
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
5230
Terrible Troy
Frolicking in mud and puddles and looking most dishevelled, Terrible Troy causes his mother great despair.
ISBN 9780733307744
Publisher ABC Books, 2000
Fatchen, Max
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The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018
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Series The Selwood Boys series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Wilson, Tony & Jacobsen, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
The Tinklers three series
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Series The Tinklers three series (4 books)
Badger, M C
No book cover.
2806
Thea Stilton and the dragon's code
When Geronimo's sister, Thea, is invited to teach a journalism class at a college on Mouse Island, she has no idea that she's going to be called on to help solve a mystery. But, when a student disappears, it's up to Thea and five of her students to find out what happened. A nail-biting mystery ensues, complete with secret passages, underground tunnels and more than a few surprises along the way.
ISBN 9780545103671
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (1 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
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15825
Thea Stilton and the ghost of the shipwreck
During a marine biology lesson at Mouseford Academy, the Thea Sisters learn about a mysterious shipwreck off Whale Island. According to legend, a very rare diamond was on the ship when it sank. When their teacher disappears, the sisters dive into the deep ocean to find him and the jewel. And, just when they think their adventures are over, the sisters receive an invitation to China to find another missing treasure.
ISBN 9780545150590
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (3 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
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2688
Thea Stilton and the great tulip heist
While Violet is taking an art class in the Netherlands, her friend's father suddenly disappears. The missing mouse is a renowned botanist and his disappearance is linked to the mysterious black tulip. The Thea Sisters are eager to help find him. It's an adventure through the windmills, flowers and canals of Holland.
ISBN 9780545556286
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (18 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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6877
Thea Stilton and the Hollywood hoax
The Thea Sisters are visiting a friend in sunny California and she invites them to the set of a movie in Hollywood. The mice love being around famouse and fabumouse directors, and actors as they're working. But, when an important reel of film is stolen from the studio, the sisters will need to catch the thief to save the movie.
ISBN 9780545872423
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (23 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2016
Stilton, Geronimo
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Thea Stilton and the ice treasure
In this fabumouse adventure, the Thea Sisters head to Alaska, where they're attending a conference held by an important ecological association. Their host and his family are native Alaskans who show the mouselings their favourite games and activities. But soon there's trouble, the Thea Sisters discover that someone is upsetting the ecosystem by blowing up the ice with explosives. The Thea Sisters need to figure out what's going on and stop the destruction before it's too late.
ISBN 9780545331340
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (9 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2012
Stilton, Geronimo
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19075
Thea stilton and the journey to the lion's den
Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on this adventure packed with mystery and friendship. The Thea Sisters are in Kenya on a photo safari. The mouselets love exploring the magnificent landscape and learning about the animals on the reserve they're visiting. A lion cub has just been born but, while they're there, he's kidnapped. It's up to the Thea Sisters to rescue him in an adventure across the savanna.
ISBN 9780545556279
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (17 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
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4714
Thea Stilton and the legend of the fire flowers
The Thea Sisters are in Hawaii to compete in an international hula festival. The mouselets are having a great time until they learn that the festival is located on the side of a volcano that is about to erupt. No one else seems know about the danger.
ISBN 9780545481885
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (15 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2013
Stilton,Geronimo
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3267
Thea Stilton and the Madagascar madness
The Thea Sisters are off to Madagascar for Adventure Camp, a wilderness survival competition. The five friends love exploring and learning about the many plants and animals that live there. But then they discover that they are not alone in the nature preserve and the endangered animals are under threat. The mouselets will need to help before it is too late.
ISBN 9781338032895
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (24 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2017
Geronimo, Stilton
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Thea Stilton and the missing myth
While on vacation in Greece, the Thea Sisters make friends with a company of actors who are rehearsing for a play that's about to open. When an actress sprains her ankle, Colette ends up standing in for her. But suddenly, right before the performance, the lead actor goes missing.
ISBN 9780545656016
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (20 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Stilton,Geronimo
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95431
Thea Stilton and the mystery in Paris
The Thea Sisters are off to Paris to visit Colette's fashion-designer friend Julie. But when Julie's designs are suddenly stolen, the girls must search the city of Paris to catch the thief and save the fashion show.
ISBN 9780545227735
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (5 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
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55325
Thea Stilton and the secret city
Thea's friends the Thea Sisters head to Peru, where a good friend of Paulina's is in danger. There, the five mice climb the Andes mountains in search of a mysterious treasure that's hidden in the Secret City of the Incas.
ISBN 9780545150613
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (4 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
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Thea Stilton Special Edition: Journey to Atlantis, The
At the beach by Mouseford Academy, one of the Thea Sisters discovers a mysterious boy, with blue skin, washed up on the shore. He speaks an unfamiliar language so Thea Stilton is called to help figure out how to communicate with him. She sets the mouselings on an exciting journey across the world to hunt for clues about the boy's origins.
ISBN 9780545440202
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (1 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Stilton, Thea
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Thea Stilton: Big trouble in the Big Apple
The Thea Sisters are off to New York City for another fabumouse adventure. Nicky has been training to run the Big Apple Marathon, and her friends are there to support her. While in the city, they visit Pamela's family and have a delicious dinner at the family's pizzeria. But, the mouselings discover that someone has been threatening to burn the restaurant down and Pam's family might have to close it for good to stay safe. The Thea Sisters will have to catch the troublemaker before it's too late.
ISBN 9780545227759
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (8 of 134)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Thea
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76402
Theft of the Samurai sword, The: Japan
Under the cover of darkness, a band of ninja thieves has stolen some of Japan's most priceless treasures, including an ancient samurai sword. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart take on the gang before the treasures are lost forever?
ISBN 9781862306356
Series Jack Stalwart, secret agent series (12 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
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15115
There once was a boy called Tashi
There once was a boy called Tashi who had a way with witches and warlords.
ISBN 9781741141986
Series Tashi series (21 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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4995
Three's a crowd
Planet Rednessis has been plunged into darkness and the reptaliens are turning on each other. When SC Star Girl is sent with her two besties to find out why they learn that being kept in the dark can be destructive. Can the cadets sort themselves out in time to save the planet and its reptaliens?
ISBN 9781420290325
Series Star Girl series (4 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Park, Louise
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7900
Tiger tale, A
Kate's grandfather has died and she's missing him desperately. Her Mum wants Kate to talk about it but it only makes Kate angry. Granddad has gone and he's never coming back. At least Kate has her toy tiger, Amos, to keep her company. He was a present from Granddad and holding him close makes Granddad seem less far away. But, Amos is full of surprises.
ISBN 9781407138633
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2014
Webb, Holly & Rayner, Catherine (ill)
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Timmy in trouble
Katie can't believe it when her parents agree that she can have a puppy. And, when she sees the lively Timmy, she's sure her family will fall in love with him, just as she has. But, her sister, Jess, is worried about how Misty the cat will react to the new arrival. Katie thinks they'll get used to each other but things don't go as planned.
ISBN 9781847150622
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2008
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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37345
Tinkler's three,The: the perfect pet
The Tinklers are finally getting a pet. They've done a lot of hard things to show they're ready for one. They've eaten an extra bowl of ice-cream every day, cleaned their teeth while hopping on one foot and done a very good job of making a mess. But, it might be more difficult agreeing about which pet would be best.
ISBN 9781742976273
Series The Tinklers three series (4 of 4)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2014
Badger, M C
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7943
To the top end: our trip across Australia
Henry, Penny, Frankie, Mum and Dad embark on an exciting adventure from Tassie to the very tip of the Top End. Travel with them on the ferry across Bass Strait to the mainland, through Kelly country, along the Murray, into the Flinders Ranges, underground at Coober Pedy, overhead at the Olgas, overland to the Great Sandy Desert, with the fishes at the Great Barrier Reef, deep into the Daintree, and kayaking at Kakadu.
ISBN 9781741758849
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Harvey, Roland
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8951
Toby
Toby is an old dog and sick, too. He's going blind and deaf and sometimes he smells bad. The family is gentle and loving with him, except for Sara. When Toby finally dies, the children who love him express their love in different ways.
ISBN 9780395670248
Publisher Ticknor & Fields, 1994
Wild, Margaret & Young, Noela (ill)
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4462
Tom Topp and the great adventure swap
Tom Topp has great plans for the weekend. His three older brothers are all doing really cool things, ice-skating, water skiing and hiking. The problem is choosing which one of them to go with. Actually, that's not the problem. Tom has broken a leg so he can't go with any of his brothers. Instead, Tom gets to go shopping with his mother where the most embarrassing things start to happen. Worst of all, he's stuck in an old wheelchair that smells like rotten eggs.
ISBN 9781925139754
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Limbrick, Lisa & Trappel, Jemima (ill)
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Too many friends
At school I have lots of friends. I have so many friends that sometimes I don't know who to play with. Tahnee wants everyone in her Year 2 class to get along and be happy. But what happens when all of Tahnee's friends want her attention at the same time? And how can Tahnee be friends with Lucy, when Lucy doesn't seem to want any friends?
ISBN 9780702259760
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2017
Apel, Kathryn
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Toocool series
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Series Toocool series (36 books)
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
11155
Toocool: baseball's best
There are two teams, but only one star pitcher. Let's hope he listens to his captain or it could be disastrous for the team.
ISBN 9781920924133
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books,
Kettle, Phil
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13765
Toocool: football legend
It's the end of the season and Toocool has led his team to the Super Bowl. Toocool is a fantastic footy player but one player has never taken the whole team to victory before.
ISBN 9781920924072
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Kettle, Phil
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4497
Toocool: footy hero
It's the biggest game of the season. The crowd has footy fever. Topdogs are going to need a hero. Luckily they have Toocool.
ISBN 9781865043371
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Kettle, Phil
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4500
Toocool: grand prix champ
Toocool at the grand prix.
ISBN 9781865043388
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Kettle, Phil
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111076
Toocool: hooked
What's the biggest fish you've ever caught? Toocool has just caught a monster from the deep. Now all Toocool's got to do is get it on to the river bank.
ISBN 9780731274147
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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111082
Toocool: I spy
So what are Marcy and her friends doing? There's only one thing that Toocool and Spike can do. Look out 007, Toocool and Spike are on the job.
ISBN 9780731274222
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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4501
Toocool: invincible iron man
The iron-man contest is a tough event. Toocool will discover if rock-hard muscles and legs of steel are all that is needed to win.
ISBN 9781865044729
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Kettle, Phil
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5010
Toocool: kart master
There can only be one winner in the great kart race.
ISBN 9781865043395
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Kettle, Phil
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111108
Toocool: magic boots
The Legends have been challenged to another game of soccer. The stakes are high. Coach Wong invents a magic formula that makes Legends kick the ball harder and faster.
ISBN 9780731274154
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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36037
Toocool: match day football
The crowd goes wild at the MCG. The Park Legends are up against the Try Hards in a match day footy game. Toocool must try to kick the winning goal.
ISBN 9781865045870
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Kettle, Phil
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111109
Toocool: rock star
Sam and Billy form their own rock group with Billy as lead singer and Sam on guitar. In one uncontrollable moment, Billy takes Sam's guitar and lets rip with unbelievable results.
ISBN 9780731274185
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Education Australia, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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13322
Toocool: rodeo cowboy
When Uncle Buck comes to stay at the Toocool Ranch, Toocool and Roberto take a crash course in how to become real cowboys and attend the rodeo.
ISBN 9781865045849
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Kettle, Phil
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4506
Toocool: sailing supremo
The big race goes on for two days. The weather is out of control and so is the crazy crew but Captain Toocool has to manage under whatever conditions he meets.
ISBN 9781865044699
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Kettle, Phil
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111110
Toocool: show time
A new set of drums and Toocool wants to form a band. Marcy wants to be the lead singer. Spike wants to play his guitar. Wong just wants them to go and practise somewhere else.
ISBN 9780731274192
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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5611
Toocool: skateboard ripper
Toocool is a standout on the skateboard. All he needs now is a ramp to practise his new trick and then he needs to find out if the world is ready for the TC Twist.
ISBN 9781865044705
Series Toocool series (37 of 36)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2002
Kettle, Phil
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4509
Toocool: soccer superstar
Toocool loves his soccer. With Toocool on your team you shouldn't need anything else but the Legends also have another secret weapon.
ISBN 9781865044712
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Kettle, Phil
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5616
Toocool: sonic mountain bike
Toocool is on the mountain bike track. It's a race against time. Toocool is a speed machine. It looks like nothing will save him from breaking the paper run record.
ISBN 9781865044668
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Kettle, Phil
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13715
Toocool: space captain
Earth is being invaded by aliens and there's only one person who can save the day - Toocool, space captain.
ISBN 9781865045856
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Kettle, Phil
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111079
Toocool: strike
How many strikes in a row have you had? Toocool thinks he's set a new world record. So does Marcy and so does Spike. Wong thinks that they're wrong. Wong thinks he's the best. Only one thing to do, let the challenge begin.
ISBN 9780731274178
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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4510
Toocool: surfing pro
It's summer vacation and there's a surfing contest to win. Toocool waxes down his twin fin and hits the waves.
ISBN 9781865043401
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Kettle, Phil
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111077
Toocool: the flying snowboarder
It's snowed and Killer Hill is covered. Marcy and Spike challenge Toocool to a snowboard race. The fun starts when Toocool gets on his supercharged snowboard.
ISBN 9780731274130
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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12923
Toocool: water slide winner
Toocool has built the best water slide ever in his own backyard. Now he's ready to become the fastest water slider in the world. It's a race against his friends and the stop watch in the local water slide competition.
ISBN 9781865045825
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2003
Kettle, Phil
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111081
Toocool: wrestle mania
World Championship wrestling has arrived. Toocool could be the next world champion. Before that, he has to beat Marcy. Marcy thinks that she's going to squash Toocool like a lemon.
ISBN 9780731274215
Series Toocool series (36 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Kettle, Phil
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Totally twins series
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Series Totally twins series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
38422
Totally twins: birthday bonanza
Perse and her twin, Portia, are about to turn 11. How will they celebrate their birthday? Will shy Perse want the same outrageous party as Portia?
ISBN 9781921928208
Series Totally twins series (4 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Darlison, Aleesha & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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46770
Totally twins: model mania
Portia is determined to become the next top model. Her twin, Persephone, thinks she is delusional. As Portia sets her sights on a modelling career, Persephone spends hours on the couch at the Heavenly Models Agency writing her diary, rolling her eyes and sneezing from the toxic fumes of hairspray, perfume and makeup.
ISBN 9781921042409
Series Totally twins series (2 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Darlison, Aleesah & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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13863
Totally twins: musical mayhem
Persephone begins writing her own secret diary. She is horrified when she has to audition for the school musical and takes comfort in writing down her most secret thoughts. The Heartfield Heights Musical Extravaganza soon launches into full swing, much to Persephone's dismay and her twin sister Portia's jubilation.
ISBN 9781921042348
Series Totally twins series (1 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Darlison, Aleesah & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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22707
Totally twins: tropical trouble
Persephone and her twin, Portia, are set for an exciting holiday but there's one catch. The girls' annoying seven year old neighbour, Dillon Pickleton, is going with them. They get themselves into tropical trouble in Fiji, facing the perils of sailing the open seas, swimming with sharks and a dreaded dance-off.
ISBN 9781921042690
Series Totally twins series (3 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2011
Darlison, Aleesah & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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25753
Toxic talk
Adelaide Banks is the newest student to join the SEAS Space Agent program. Does First Year Space Cadet Star Girl have what it takes to save space-one planet at a time? Planet Megamarsh is being destroyed by toxic waste and the megamons are not happy. When SC Star Girl is sent to investigate with SC Red Giant she finds out that it's not only deadly waste that can be toxic. Can she survive the toxic dumping long enough to save the planet and its alien megamons?
ISBN 9781420290349
Series Star Girl series (6 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Park, Louise
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Trickstars series
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Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
No book cover.
41571
Trickstars: Princess of the sands
The Trickstar triplets, Ruby, Lexie and Kit, can't believe their luck when they are cast as stunt riders on their favourite TV show, Horses of the Sands. When there's trouble with the star's horse, Lexie and Featherfoot are called in to help. But, Lexie will have to overcome her stage fright.
ISBN 9781743319093
Series Trickstars series (6 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Wood, Karen & Hicks, Astred (ill)
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4790

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Trouble and the exploding house
When a Man from the Government struggles up the mountain where Georgia lives with her family and Trouble the dragon, it means trouble, and not with a capital 'T'. Even though they didn't ask for their house to be stolen and plonked down in a Wildlife Park, Georgia and her family have settled in and want to stay. So when Georgia finds out The Man wants to blow up their house, she knows she has to stop him!
ISBN 9781742990798
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2017
Whittle, Cate & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Trouble and the missing cat
Georgia's life has become more exciting since Trouble came into her life. After all, not every young girl gets to have a dragon for a playmate or have a dragon taxi ride to school. But, Trouble is in trouble at Georgia's school and has been banned from coming any more. He did a vertical landing in the playground, broke all the asphalt and there are those burn marks on the oval. Georgia wonders what Trouble will now do to fill his days.
ISBN 9781742990774
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2016
Whittle, Cate & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Trouble at home
Georgia's house is taken by a dragon. A large green dragon with blue wings and red scaly bits around its ears. And, inside her house was Georgia's toddler brother, Godfrey. The only clues are potato chips and a sarsaparilla drink. Georgia's parents are beside themselves but no one believes her story of what happened. Frustrated, Georgia ropes in younger brother Henry and takes matters into her own hands to seek out the dragon and rescue what is rightfully theirs.
ISBN 9781742990767
Series Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Whittle, Kate & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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Trouble at the zoo
Bindi's birthday party at Australia Zoo is loads of fun, until a spoilt young guest decides to try and take home a souvenir.
ISBN 9781864719963
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (1 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Irwin, Bindi and others
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Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two 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 Trouble series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Various
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Two gorillas, The
Becky has two toy gorillas that are very scary, until they have their first bath.
ISBN 9780141307961
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2000
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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2044
Ugg boot war, The
Jake's dad is out in public again with his ugg boots on. Why can't he wear proper shoes like other dads.
ISBN 9781862919990
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Fornasier, Kylie & Jellett, Tom
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Very best of friends, The
When James dies unexpectedly, William's world becomes very confused. While Jessie, his wife, is busy with her own grief, she fails to understand that William, his cat, is also sad. Eventually, they grow closer.
ISBN 9780947241261
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1991
Wild, Margaret & Vivas, Julie (ill)
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Violet Mackerel series
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Series Violet Mackerel series (8 books)
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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8295
Violet Mackerel's brilliant plot
Violet needs to think of a brilliant plot to buy the blue china bird she loves at the markets. Being an archaeologist and finding a new dinosaur, or learning to knit, or going on a game show, would mean she would have money to buy the blue china bird.
ISBN 9781921529177
Series Violet Mackerel series (1 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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7243
Violet Mackerel's formal occasion
Violet Mackerel is happy. She has found a beautiful locket. But she is also sad because Mum has lost her basket of knitted things. Violet wants to make Mum feel happy again. And she may just have the perfect plan, a surprise formal occasion just for Mum.
ISBN 9781925081091
Series Violet Mackerel series (8 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Violet Mackerel's helpful suggestion
Violet is excited for her best firned who is going on a trip to Japan. But, Violet will miss her terribly and six weeks is a long time. Violet is worried that Rose will forget her.
ISBN 9781922244369
Series Violet Mackerel series (7 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Violet Mackerel's natural habitat
Violet Mackerel quite likes helping. She particularly likes to help small things. So, when Violet makes friends with a tiny ladybird called Small Gloria, she wants to give her a helping hand. But, sometimes, it's hard to know the best way to help a little thing, especially when it's not in its natural habitat.
ISBN 9781921529191
Series Violet Mackerel series (3 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Violet Mackerel's personal space
Violet has some good news and some not-so-good news. The good news is about Mum and Vincent. The not-so-good news is that they have to move house. Violet is trying to be brave, but sometimes leaving your personal space can be tricky.
ISBN 9781921529207
Series Violet Mackerel series (4 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Violet Mackerel's pocket protest
A big oak tree is going to be cut down and Violet does not think it is a good idea, it is worth trying to save.
ISBN 9781921977572
Series Violet Mackerel series (6 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Violet Mackerel's possible friend
Violet has moved into her new house. She doesn't have any friends near the new house and she would quite like to make one. There is a girl next door who could be a possible friend. Her name is Rose and she has a pink and white bedroom and a doll's house.
ISBN 9781921977565
Series Violet Mackerel series (5 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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Violet Mackerel's remarkable recovery
Violet Mackerel has to have her tonsils out but she doesn't think it's a very good idea at all. But, the tonsils have to go and Violet believes she will make the most remarkable recovery. Her special Theory of Finding Small Things grows into a much greater idea, the Theory of Giving Small Things. This, she believes, will make something extraordinary of someone's day.
ISBN 9781921529184
Series Violet Mackerel series (2 of 8)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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When the angels came
When Will's grandpa has a stroke and can no longer live on his beloved farm, it seems as though nothing interests him except causing trouble or planning his escape from the nursing home. Will is desperate to cheer up his grandpa but doesn't know how.
ISBN 9780733310560
Publisher ABC Books, 2003
Millard, Glenda
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5067
Where's Sunday
Sally's best friend is her puppy, Sunday. After a fun day at the beach, Sal discovers that Sunday is missing.
ISBN 9780143304715
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Godwin, Jane & James, Ann (ill)
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Whisper wild, freedom child
When Molly and Joseph have a baby, they call her Whisper. Whisper's mum and dad are quite different from other parents. Through two generations, Whisper learns how love and being accepted make a happy family life.
ISBN 9780670888580
Publisher Penguin, 2000
Flynn, Rachel & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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Winning the World Cup
After school, Marco and his neighbourhood friends, who have all come to Australia from different countries, play the World Cup in the local paddock. Henry, the new boy from Kenya, is too sad to play while his sister is in hospital, but he amazes the children with his knowledge of cows and, when his sister is better, with his ball skills.
ISBN 9780143302780
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Metzenthen, David & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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Wonder dog, The
Luke's parents just don't understand about how much a real dog can love you. They buy him the robotic wonder dog that never makes a mess or barks and never needs to be fed. Eventually, Luke's parents find out why a real dog is better.
ISBN 9780864614216
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Freeman, Pamela & Stanley, David (ill)
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Worry Tree, The
Juliet's a worrywart and no wonder. Her little sister, her parents and her Nana are all behaving strangely, and her best friends are fighting over her. Juliet can't fit in any more worries. When she makes a special discovery behind the wallpaper in her new bedroom, Juliet realises she might just be able to solve some of life's big problems.
ISBN 9781741662313
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Musgrove, Marianne
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Year of Billy Miller, The
Some things to know about Billy: he's worried about starting a new grade at school, he had an accident over summer, his little sister is annoying, he can run really fast and this is his year.
ISBN 9780062268129
Publisher Greenwillow, 2013
Henkes, Kevin
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You and me: our place
Uncle Tobias is the fisherman Elder of an Aboriginal family. The story follows a typical day on the beach for the mob, collecting bush tucker and celebrating with family. Uncle Tobias tells stories of the original use of the Land, and remains almost oblivious to the many changes that the coming of Europeans made to this beach locale.
ISBN 9781876288792
Publisher Working Title Press, 2007
Norrington, Leonie & Huxley, Dee (ill)
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You're kidding, Ms Wiz
Magical Ms Wiz has become ordinary Mrs Arnold. How can Class Three persuade her to come out of retirement and save their school? This is the tenth title in the Ms Wiz series.
ISBN 9780330345293
Series Ms Wiz series (10 of 18)
Publisher MacMillan, 1996
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Yours sincerely, giraffe
In his African savannah home, Giraffe has everything he needs. But, as usual, Giraffe is bored. He'd love a friend to share things with. So, he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There, he finds a pen pal called Penguin. Giraffe knows nothing about penguins and his letters are full of questions. Soon, a pen pal friendship begins as letters fly from horizon to horizon.
ISBN 9781927271872
Publisher Gecko Press, 2016
Iwasa, Megumi & Takabatake, Jun (ill)
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