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10 little insects
10 intelligent insects, each with something to hide, are invited to a secluded island for the weekend. One by one, unusual things start to happen and they begin tracking a murderer.
ISBN 9780987109910
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2012
Cali, Davide & Pianina, V (ill)
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100 scientists who made history
From brainy biologists and clever chemists to magnificent mathematicians and pioneering physicists, discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world.
ISBN 9780241304327
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2018
Topics / STEM /
Mills, Andrea & Caldwell, Stella
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100 things to know about food
This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food: from how to grow a burger in a laboratory, to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. It contains bright, enticing illustrations, detailed facts on each page, an index and glossary, as well as internet links to specially selected websites which contain more information.
ISBN 9781409598619
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2017
Baer, Sam & Firth, Rachel & Hall, Rose & James, Alice & Martin, Jerome
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100 things to know about music
This book is for you if you like to explore unusual facts. Read this book to find out about a robot rover that sang its own birthday song, how NASA made music for aliens, the world's biggest bell that has never been rung, how rap could rescue endangered languages, if you want to sing opera you must first learn how to fight, synchronized swimmers hear music in their bones, how a deaf percussionist uses her foot as a huge ear and many more fun facts
ISBN 9781474996730
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2022
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100 things to know about saving the planet
Could we generate all the power we need from the sun and the wind? How do woolly sweaters help penguins in peril? Would building a giant sunshade in space stop the world from overheating? Find the answers to these questions and more in this bold, graphic and exciting book, full of big, small and unexpected ways to save the planet.
ISBN 9781474981835
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2020
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100 things to know about science
Find out about familiar and less familiar topics, from the Earth's magnetic poles to spider venom and black holes. Lots of facts and colourful infographics cover one hundred science topics.
ISBN 9781409582182
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Topics / STEM /
Frith, Alex & Lacey, Minna & Martin, Jerome & Melmoth, Jonathan
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100 things to know about the oceans
From phantom islands to fish who sleep in pyjamas, if it lives in, travels on or affects the ocean, you will read it here. With 100 facts, finding out something new is guaranteed.
ISBN 9781474953160
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2021
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100 things to know about the unknown
A colorful information book filled with 100 fascinating and mind-blowing facts. Scientists and historians have discovered a lot about our past, our future and how the world works, but SO MUCH remains unknown.
ISBN 9781803705286
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2023
Firth, Alex & Martin, Jerome & James, Alice et al.
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100 women who made history: remarkable women who shaped our world
From queens to scientists to artists to sportspeople, this book provides fascinating facts about the women who have impacted history. Including the stories of women who were famous at the time, and ordinary people whose impact has become known as time progresses, 100 Women Who Made History is an engaging insight into their impact on the world.
ISBN 9780241257241
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Caldwell, Stella & Hibbert, Clare & Mills, Andrea & Skene, Rona
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100% wolf
Freddy Lupin is from a noble family of werewolves, but his first transformation ends in disaster when he turns into a yapping poodle instead of a fierce wolf. Now Freddie's Uncle want to turn him into minced meat! Just when he thinks things cant get any worse he goes into dog prison. Who is the sinister man following him and his doggy friend? Can Freddy prove that he is 100% wolf and save the werewolf pack from disaster?
ISBN 9781761040207
Publisher Penguin, 2020
Lyons, Jayne
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101 ways to save the earth
This book deals with the fragility of our planet's ecosystem. Topics include household recycling, earth-friendly shopping tips, biodegradable products and links for further information.
ISBN 9781845079246
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2008
Bellamy, David & Dann, Penny (ill)
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104-storey treehouse, The
The 104-Storey Treehouse is the eighth book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 104-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added thirteen new levels, including a never-ending staircase, a burp bank, and even a mighty fortress. But Andy and Terry are in a race against time to find a funny story for their next book - the tooth fairy, the two-million-dollar shop or even the riddles of the deep-thoughts thinking room be able to help? Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!
ISBN 9781509833771
Series The treehouse series (8 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2018
Griffiths, Andy & Denton Terry (ill)
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11 Ruby road: 1900
Dorothy and her family have moved from their farm to the city and life is very different. She struggles at school and dreams of writing and acting. With the help of her new Ruby Road friends and with the support of her family, Dorothy discovers that she can follow her dreams and also find an ingenious way to help the local suffragists in their fight for women's right to vote! Join Dorothy and her family at 11 Ruby Road in 1900, as Federation is dawning and a new century begins.
ISBN 9781760657949
Publisher Walker Books, 2024
Barka, Charlotte
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117-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry's treehouse now has 13 new storeys, including a tiny-horse level, a pyjama-party room, an Underpants Museum, a photo-bombing booth, a waiting room, a Door of Doom, a circus, a giant-robot-fighting arena, a traffic school, a water-ski park filled with flesh-eating piranhas and a treehouse visitor centre with a 24-hour information desk, a penguin-powered flying treehouse tour bus and a gift shop. Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!
ISBN 9781760559144
Series The treehouse series (9 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2019
Griffiths, Andy & Denton Terry (ill)
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12 Screams of Christmas, The
The infamous, Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose and after you. For the first time ever, it's a Goosebumps Christmas! Kate Welles doesn't want to be special. She just wants to play the lead in her school's Christmas play. Her annoying "friend" Courtney is constantly getting in the way of that. Can you even call someone a "friend" if all they do is make fun of you and ruin everything all of the time? But Kate has to get along with Courtney or else neither of them will be allowed to take part in The 12 Screams of Christmas. Kate and Courtney's teacher decides they need to find a special place to rehearse. A certain house with a special history. The kind of place that Kate would normally be pretty frightened to go into. The kind of place that gives new meaning to the term: Christmas Spirit.
ISBN 9780545627771
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Stine, R L
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13-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry have the most amazing treehouse in the world, with a bowling alley, marshmallow machine and a giant catapult. The fun and dramas they have together has to be read to be believed.
ISBN 9780330404365
Series The treehouse series (1 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2011
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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130-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry have added 13 new levels to their treehouse and now it's even more out of this world than before! There's a soap bubble blaster, a GRABINATOR (it can grab anything from anywhere at any time), a time-wasting level, a toilet paper factory (because you can never have too much toilet paper), a super long legs level, an extraterrestrial observation centre and the best bookshop-in-a-treehouse-in-a-tree-in-a-forest-in-a-book in the whole world!
ISBN 9781760786168
Series The treehouse series (10 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2020
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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143-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry's treehouse now has 13 new storeys, including a word-o-matic (it knows every word in the whole world!); a recycling depot; a wrecking ball; a complaining room; a spooky graveyard (where it's always midnight, even in the middle of the day); a toffee-apple orchard guarded by a kind scarecrow; and a camping ground where you can have a nice, relaxing camping holiday - unless you get caught by hobyahs, put in a bag and poked with a stick, that is . . . Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!
ISBN 9781760786236
Series The treehouse series (11 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2021
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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156-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry are celebrating Christmas in their 156-storey treehouse which now has 13 new storeys, including an aquarium wonderland, a wishing well, a world record breaking level, a TV quiz show hosted by Quizzy the quizzical quizbot, a lost property office, a lost sausage office, a super-stinky stuff level and the amazing mind-reading sandwich-making machine, which makes the perfect amazing sandwich for you - every single time! Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!
ISBN 9781760986605
Series The treehouse series (9 books)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2022
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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169-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry have built their biggest and most astonishing treehouse yet! It has everything they - and you - could wish for, including an electric pony stable, a Santa Land, a NOISY level, a kangaroo-riding range, a WHATEVER-WEATHER-YOU-WANT dome, a 100% edible gingerbread house and a hall of funhouse mirrors. But Anti-Andy, Terrible-Terry and Junkyard-Jill, their doppelgangers, are trapped in one of the mirrors - and they want out.
ISBN 9781529097153
Series The treehouse series (13 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2023
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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1836 Do you dare: Fighting bones
In 1836, Irish brothers, Danny and Declan Sheehan, are inmates at Tasmania's Point Puer prison for convict boys. When tragedy strikes and the prison bully is on the rampage, escape is the brothers only chance to survive.
ISBN 9780143307556
Series Do you dare (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Laguna, Sofie
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1841 Do you dare: The bushranger's boys
When Captain Ross shoots Jem's dog, Jem dreams of retribution. So, when a bushranger takes the Captain's horse and clothes, Jem isn't a bit upset, although he is still stuck on the Captain's homestead, far from the only family he knows. But, Alfie, the cook's son, and his mate, Tommy, an Aboriginal boy, become Jem's staunch supporters, even when his decisions aren't so smart. Join the three boys as they hole up in a secret hideout, rescue a puppy and meet a real live bushranger.
ISBN 9780143307563
Series Do you dare (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Lloyd, Alison
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1844 Do you dare: The last horse race
Within the rough and ready frontier settlement of Moreton Bay, which later became the city of Brisbane, Toby and his mates roam free, and linger at the fringes of the grown-up world. They are particularly interested in horse racing. But, it's a dangerous world and when Toby decides to take part in a race through the streets, he doesn't realise it will be a matter of life and death.
ISBN 9780143307822
Series Do you dare (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Moloney, James
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1854 Do you dare: Eureka boys
Henry lives with his father and sister on the Victorian goldfields. Still mourning the loss of his mother and baby brother, Henry helps his father mine their claim, hoping to strike it rich. But they can't afford a mining licence so are at the mercy of corrupt police. When Henry meets a new friend, he enters a world of politics, riots and rebellion that will lead him to Eureka Stockade, one of the defining moments in Australian history.
ISBN 9780143308454
Series Do you dare (6 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2015
Matthews, Penny
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1915 Do you dare: Jimmy's war
Jimmy's Dad died two years ago and older brother Arthur is in Egypt preparing enthusiastically for battle. Twelve year old Jimmy is now the man of the house. As Mum's health is fragile, Jimmy is forced to leave school and become the breadwinner, scraping together barely enough to cover minimal food and the rent. When Arthur returns, badly injured, Jimmy's life gets even harder, although there's still time for football.
ISBN 9780143308027
Series Do you dare (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Clark, Sherryl
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1931 Do you dare: Tough times
During the Great Depression, when his father loses his job, Tom Parker sets out to save his family from eviction. He confronts bullies, financial hardship and prejudice but his determination and never-say-die attitude is as strong as his loyalty to his family.
ISBN 9780143308010
Series Do you dare (6 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Mitchell, Simon
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20,000 leagues under the sea
The classic tale of an expedition to destroy a terrifying sea monster that becomes an undersea mission. It involves a visit to the sunken city of Atlantis in a giant submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo.
ISBN 9780590451796
Publisher Scholastic US, 1990
Verne, Jules
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26-storey treehouse, The
Having added a further 13 storeys to the original book, the treehouse now boasts a dodgem car rink, an anti-gravity chamber, a 78 flavours ice-cream parlour staffed by a robot and best of all a Maze of Doom.
ISBN 9781742611273
Series The treehouse series (2 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2012
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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300 minutes of danger
George is trapped in a falling aeroplane, with no engine and no pilot. Milla is covered with radioactive waste and her hazard suit is running out of air. Otto is in the darkest depths of the ocean, where something hungry is circling. Ten dangerous situations, ten brave kids and thirty minutes to escape.
ISBN 9781760154035
Series Minutes of danger series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Heath, Jack
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31 ways to change the world
An entertaining, colourful book containing scrapbook style images, illustrations and bits of information you would normally not even think about. We are reminded that change happens when we work together to make small changes. A great book to encourage children to get involved and make a difference.
ISBN 9781406327809
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Taylor, Tanis
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365 Days of wonder
365 quotes for every day of the year to inspire kindness, thoughtfulness and understanding. Written as a companion to the novel Wonder.
ISBN 9780552572712
Series Wonder series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2014
Palacio, R J
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39-storey treehouse, The
An amazing treehouse with new levels including a chocolate waterfall, a baby-dinosaur petting zoo, a not-very-merry merry-go-round, a boxing elephant called the Trunkinator, a disco with light-up dance floor, the world's scariest roller-coaster and a top secret 39th level that hasn't even been finished yet.
ISBN 9781742612379
Series The treehouse series (3 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2013
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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43 Bin Street
Kiko and Nattie are flies whose job it is to clean up after humans. When their house is occupied by Mrs Spick who has dangerous amounts of fly spray, they become flies with a mission.
ISBN 9781843627258
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Michael, Livi
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45 & 47 Stella Street and everything that happened
The families and friends who live in Stella Street lead fascinating lives.
ISBN 9781865080901
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2000
Honey, Elizabeth
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52 Mondays
For Anna, the quest to find the most beautiful doll she has ever seen is the most important thing in the world. But it's only one of the adventures to be had growing up in 1960s Australia. Was it really such a short time ago that there were no computers, no mobile phones... no seatbelts? That milk was delivered to your front door every morning, and animals lived in tiny concrete cages at the zoo. Anna and her family celebrate birthdays and Passover, navigate friendships, illness, surprises and mishaps - all the lessons that come with growing up. And through it all, Anna never loses sight of her dream: to find an antique doll to love and treasure.
ISBN 9781760523480
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Ciddor, Anna
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52-storey treehouse, The
Andy and Terry's incredible, ever-expanding treehouse has 13 new storeys, including a watermelon-smashing level, a wave machine, a life-size snakes and ladders game, a rocket-powered carrot-launcher and a high-tech detective agency with all the latest high-tech detective technology. They will need all the latest equipment because they have to solve a big mystery.
ISBN 9781742614212
Series The treehouse series (4 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2014
Griffiths, Andy & Denton Terry (ill)
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65-storey treehouse, The
The amazing treehouse now has a pet-grooming salon, a birthday room where it's always your birthday, a lollipop shop, a quicksand pit, a time machine, and a television news centre, keeping you up to date with all the latest treehouse news, current events and gossip. Come on up.
ISBN 9781743533222
Series The treehouse series (5 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2015
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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68 teeth
Jack is fishing when he attracts something much bigger than barramundi. A crocodile has entered the river on his family's property and it's hungry.
ISBN 9780143301912
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Moloney, James
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78-storey treehouse, The
The 78-storey treehouse now has thirteen new levels, including a drive-through car wash, a combining machine, a scribbletorium, an all-ball sports stadium, a high-security potato chip storage facility and an open-air movie theatre.
ISBN 9781743535004
Series The treehouse series (6 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2016
Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
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88 Lime Street: The way in
When Ellen arrives at her new house, an old mansion with actual towers, she senses something stirring. When the dried-up fountain in the overgrown garden suddenly spouts water and weird messages appear, Ellen is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery. But, first, she needs to find a way into the peculiar tower with no door.
ISBN 9781742991009
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Kirby, Denise
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91-storey treehouse, The
Join Andy and Terry in their latest mind-blowing ever-growing treehouse. Go for a spin in the world's most powerful whirlpool, take a ride in a submarine sandwich, get marooned on a desert island, hang out in a giant spider web, visit the fortune teller tent to get your fortune told by Madam Know it all and decide whether or not to push the mysterious big red button.
ISBN 9781743549926
Series The treehouse series (7 of 9)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Griffiths, Andy & Denton Terry (ill)
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