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517
Hairy story, A
Unhappy with his short hair, Ben wishes for fast-growing hair. His hair grows so quickly with such unexpected results that everyone in the neighbourhood ends up wishing for it to return to normal.
ISBN 9780732996031
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Alexander, Goldie & Cammell, Sandra
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5785
Hairy toes and scary bones
Two traditional tales that combine humour and horror.
ISBN 9781860399664
Publisher Orchard Books, 2000
Impey, Rose
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8389
Hairy-nosed wombats find a new home, The
Based on a true story in Queensland, a colony of wonderfully hairy-nosed wombats decide to move homes. But could there ever be another home to make them happy.
ISBN 9780732295486
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
French, Jackie & deGennaro, Sue
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31353
Hamid's story
With his mother, ten year old Hamid flees Eritrea to escape the war and the government threats to his family. In his own words, Hamid reveals the hardships and suffering experienced by refugees, trying to rebuild their lives. With little understanding of the language and culture in a new country, Hamid's life is very challenging. Even when things start to get easier, the horrors of the war are never far from his thoughts.
ISBN 9780750292818
Series Seeking refuge series (5 books)
Publisher Wayland, 2016
Topics / Displacement /
Glynne, Andy & Senior, Tom (ill)
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Hamilton's handstand
Hamilton, the dog, is amazing. Holly says he can even do handstands. Everybody watches and everybody waits.
ISBN 9780143504351
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Hackett, Dave
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10770
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)
No book cover.
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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8986
Hansel and Gretel
A faithful retelling of this famous, dark fairytale but with unique, modern illustrations.
ISBN 9781406318524
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Browne, Anthony
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5228
Happy birthday to you, you belong in a zoo
That meanie, Lewis, always teases Gilbert at school. When Gilbert receives an invitation to Lewis's birthday party, Gilbert goes, armed with a cheerful grin, a brightly wrapped package and a plan to get even for Lewis's rotten behaviour. But, this birthday has a much bigger surprise in store for Gilbert.
ISBN 9780060010294
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2007
De Groat, Diane
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79896
Happy Birthday Winnie
Cousin Cuthbert's magical trumpet almost ruins the amazing garden party that Winnie is throwing for herself to celebrate her birthday . Winnie must find all her disappearing guests and pull some other magic out of the bag.
ISBN 9780192727695
Series Winnie the witch series (6 books)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2007
Thomas, Valerie & Korky, Paul (ill)
No book cover.
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)
No book cover.
796
Harry & Hopper
A small boy named Harry and his pet dog, Hopper, have done everything together, ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But, when the unthinkable happens, Harry must learn to say goodbye to his mate.
ISBN 9781862917408
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Wild, Margaret & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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41356
Harry Highpants
People in the town have always worn their pants at different heights. Some wear them low, some a little high and, in Harry Highpants' case, very high. It hasn't been a problem until Roy Bland decides to stand for council and wants everyone to wear their pants the same, 'normal' way. The town is divided and into the battle comes Harry Highpants.
ISBN 9781862916043
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2007
Wilson, Tony & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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49929
Harry Highpants and the salivating beast
To most people, Harry Highfield is just an ordinary boy who wears his pants a little higher than you'd expect. During school holidays, however, Harry gets out his cape and becomes a superhero. When his brother loses his best cricket ball over the fence, Harry has a chance to use his superhero powers to retrieve it.
ISBN 9780733320675
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Larkin, John & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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76257
Harry the homeless puppy
Grace can't have a puppy of her own, but she loves walking the dogs at the local animal shelter; her favourite is Harry, a lively Jack Russell puppy. Harry loves going for walks with Grace, and soon the two are best friends. But then Harry is rehomed and Grace is heartbroken.
ISBN 9781847150806
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2009
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
No book cover.
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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91040
Hatching horror, The
Captain Teggs and his crew of astrosaurs are trying to transport some very rare and precious eggs across the galaxy to a safe haven where they can hatch. But, their mission is under threat from some rather greedy, egg-eating oviraptors. When Teggs and his team arrive at their destination, they find that the planet is not quite what they were expecting. It's much larger and strangely egg-like.
ISBN 9780099472957
Series Astrosaurs series (2 of 19)
Publisher Red Fox, 2005
Cole, Steve
No book cover.
16357
Haunted Castle, The
I was just minding my business at home when I got a telephone call. It was my uncle Samuel S Stingysnout, inviting the whole Stilton family to creepy, faraway Penny Pincher Castle for a big surprise. I'm not much of a travelling mouse and I hate surprises. But Thea, Trap and Benjamin were going so I couldn't say no. I could tell this was going to be one super-spooky trip.
ISBN 9780545103749
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (46 of 107)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
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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13481
Heads or tails
When the local horses fall victim to a thief, Annie is determined to solve the mystery. But by getting involved, has she put her own horse in danger?
ISBN 9781921167478
Series Riding high series (5 of 6)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Kelly, Bernadette
No book cover.
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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15396
Heart of the tiger
A boy inherits a toy tiger who shares his experiences of a different world where there were trees. The boy comes to experience a new and vibrant world and learns about destruction of environments, aging, wisdom and new beginnings.
ISBN 9781865046181
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Millard, Glenda & Chapman, Gaye (ill)
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Heavy crown
Tam, Nina and Chiz finally discover the secret of the Wolf-King's power.
ISBN 9781862917033
Series Wolf kingdom series (4 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Harland, Richard & Peterson, Laura (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)
No book cover.
9511
Hello new
Voices from all over the world including English, Scottish, Caribbean, Hungarian and American, are represented in this lively poetry collection, all linked by the word 'new'.
ISBN 9781841216218
Publisher Orchard Books, 2000
Agard, John
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New
Hello, Sydney
Explore 15 of Sydney's most iconic locations with the help of six cheeky seagulls on this look-and-find adventure. From Taronga Zoo to Bondi Beach, there are delightful quirks of the city to spot on each page as well as fun facts to discover.
ISBN 9780500500767
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd, 2016
McKean, Megan
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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

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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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15038
Henrietta, there's no one better
Henrietta talks about her life, her family, her pets, her best friend and her imaginative play.
ISBN 9781741147186
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Murray, Martine
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28355
Herbert the brave sea dog
Everybody loved Herbert, a small dog, but the person who loved him most was his owner, Tim. One day, Herbert set off on a boat trip with Tim's father but the short journey soon turned into the biggest adventure of Herbert's life. A true story of a remarkable dog's voyage at sea.
ISBN 9781921529306
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Belton, Robyn
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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)
No book cover.
2263
Here in the garden
As the seasons change, a boy shares the magic of his garden with a special friend.
ISBN 9780702250101
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Stewart, Briony
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Heritage Heroes series
Stephanie Owen Reeder's award-winning Heritage Heroes series retells the remarkable true stories of famous Australians, while providing historical insights into their lives.
Series Heritage Heroes series (99 books)
Reeder, Stephanie Owen
No book cover.
56369
Herman and Rosie
This is a tale about a big city, hotdogs and music. It's a tale of ringing on rooftops and it's the tale of Herman and Rosie.
ISBN 9780670076031
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2012
Gordon, Gus
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5626
Hermelin the detective mouse
Hermelin is a special little mouse. He was born in a box of cheese and lives in an attic at 33 Offley Street. He can read books and type notes on his typewriter. Most importantly, Hermelin can solve mysteries and the people of Offley Street are in need of a detective.
ISBN 9780857550231
Publisher Jonathan Cape, 2014
Grey, Mini
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58245
Heroes of the year
Extraordinary Ernie and Marvellous Maud have a good chance of winning the Heroes of the Year award. That is, until a pencil-wielding fiend starts to wreak havoc in Baxter. Ernie and Maud must stop Pencil Pete and win the golden trophy.
ISBN 9780733328732
Series Ernie & Maud series (4 of 4)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Watts, Frances & Watson, Judy (ill)
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10830
Hey cat
Mouse is sure that cat supports his daring and creative lifestyle. But all is not what it seems. A rollicking cat-and-mouse story with a twist or two in the tale.
ISBN 9780670071753
Publisher Penguin, 2008
Arena, Felice
No book cover.
Hey Jack 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 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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
13413
Hey Jack: Scary solo, The
Jack desperately wants to be selected for a solo part in the school concert. When he misses out and his best friend, Billie, gets a solo, Jack is really upset about it. But, when things go wrong on concert night, Jack gets his chance to save the day.
ISBN 9781742971261
Series Hey Jack series (21 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2012
Rippin, Sally
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
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
No book cover.
2174
Hidden forest, The
Striking collages, set above and below the water level off the coast of Tasmania, tell the story of Ben, a rather thoughtless boy, who sets out to catch as many fish as he can. Unexpectedly, Ben learns the value of marine life communities.
ISBN 9780688157609
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Baker, Jeannie
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3698
Hide that horse
Hiding a horse, even a very small one, isn't easy. Tim and Mr Conroy have to use all their wits to keep little Percy from being caught by horse-hating Ranger Dooley.
ISBN 9780143304494
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Metzenthen, David & Hobbs, Leigh (ill)
No book cover.
6963
High crime in Milk Bay
David and Bernice's detective agency is open again. Mrs Butterworth's two goats are missing, Mr Bottle wants help with a flower-napping and the police are investigating a huge theft from the bank. Meanwhile, David is sure he saw a boy in the upstairs window of a house. No-one believes the boy exists and the adults in the house are very unfriendly. Even Bernice thinks that David is imagining things.
ISBN 9781921150401
Series Walk right in detective agency series, The (2 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Simons, Moya
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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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39761
Highway robbery
In England in the 1800s, a dark stranger leaves his magnificent horse, Black Bess, in the care of a boy he's never met. As dusk falls, the stranger has still not returned and the loyal boy has declined many offers to buy the animal. Then soldiers arrive, demanding to know where the horse's owner has gone. There's mischief in the air, but it isn't entirely clear who's causing it.
ISBN 9780370329574
Publisher Bodley Head, 2008
Thompson, Kate
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Hilo: Boy who crashed to Earth, The
When a strange boy in silver underwear falls from the sky D.J. and his friends think it is pretty cool to have a new kid at school that can do crazy things, even if he can't remember anything about where he came from. But when evil robots start appearing to destroy the earth, this new boy could become the most important or the most dangerous friend the gang has ever had. A graphic novel.
ISBN 9780141376929
Publisher Penguin, 2015
Topics / Graphic novels /
Winick, Judd
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15241
Hippos
Simple, factual information about hippos, with beautifully presented photographs and illustrations. A glossary of terms and an index are included.
ISBN 9780733923814
Series Longman world of animals series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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History mysteries 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 History mysteries series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Greenwood, Mark
No book cover.
3228

New
History mysteries: Diamond Jack
In March 1942, an aircraft prepares for a desperate midnight escape, taking refugees to safety in Australia. Just before take-off, the pilot is entrusted with a mysterious, wax-sealed package.But when the plane is shot down by the enemy and crash lands on the Kimberley coast, the package is forgotten. Until someone stumbles across the find of a lifetime . . .
ISBN 9780143309260
Series History mysteries series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Greenwood, Mark
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New
History mysteries: Lasseter's gold
A young, out of work seventeen year old Queenslander rides out into the centre of Australia on horseback to find adventure. He returns with meal bags of rubies and fantastical tale of an Australian gold reef bigger than any ever seen. This is the story of Harold Lasseter and the financed exploration party who returned over thirty years later and what they found.
ISBN 9780143309321
Series History mysteries series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Greenwood, Mark
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New
History mysteries: The last tiger
In 1936, hunted and trapped by European farmers, the last few Tasmanian Tigers take refuge in the forests of Tasmania. But even after the last-known tiger dies alone and neglected in a zoo, people claim to have sighted this amazing creature. No one can prove it still exists, until a determined searcher and modern science provide a glimmer of hope.
ISBN 9780143309253
Series History mysteries series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Greenwood, Mark
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New
History mysteries: The lost explorer
In 1848 the famous explorer Ludwig Leichhardt sets out on an epic journey. His aim is to cross Australia from east to west, but he never reaches his destination and no one from his expedition is ever seen again. Countless search parties set out to look for the expedition but no trace is ever found. Until a young boy is given an artefact with an incredible story...
ISBN 9780143309277
Series History mysteries series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Greenwood, Mark
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9583
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)
No book cover.
18533
Hold-up heroes, The
Polly and James overhear a gang of bushrangers plotting to kidnap the Governor. Before they can tell anyone, they discover their father will be driving the Governor's coach and fear he is helping the bushrangers.
ISBN 9781876944384
Series Making tracks (10 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2006
Bates, Dianne & Wright, Kathryn (ill)
No book cover.
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
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 Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Various
No book cover.
13049
Home for gnomes
The gnomes have always lived in Miss Mackie's garden. She looks after them and the gnomes work hard to keep her big garden beautiful. When Miss Mackie falls ill and has to leave her home, the gnomes promise they will care for the garden and look after each other. But, when developers come to knock the house down, the gnomes realise Miss Mackie isn't coming back.
ISBN 9780143303336
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Clark, Margaret & Gordon, Gus
No book cover.
21305
Home for Molly, A
On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age - playing with them and their gorgeous puppy, Molly, is so much fun. But when she returns to the beach the next day, she discovers the pup all on its own. Anya sets out to look for her owners, but when she eventually tracks down the family, they're very surprised. Molly isn't their dog - they thought she belonged to Anya. With her holiday drawing to a close, can Anya needs to find Molly's real owners.
ISBN 9781847155986
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2015
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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8090
Home in the sky
Light, a white pigeon, flies away and is lost in the city of New York. He is rescued by a young boy but Light must return to his real owner, Mike, to be free to fly. The story is illustrated with Jeannie Baker's beautiful collages.
ISBN 9780744575859
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
Baker, Jeannie
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9507
Home of the Kadimakara people
A Dreaming story retold. Jadianta, his sister Lande and brother Jalmor are fishing when a storm blows their walpa out into Balanorga, the great lake. A gentler wind blows them on shore and they must journey back to their people, the Kadimakara.
ISBN 9780207198489
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2000
Trezise, Percy
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12427
Home run
One day, Robbie, who is always left out, gets his chance to join in and to hit a grand slam. The team is losing, so it can't hurt to let Robbie play. Robbie's difference, the reason for his rejection, is handled with subtlety.
ISBN 9780734405265
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Collins, Paul & Brecon, Connah
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9899
Home to mother
Three girls are taken from their mothers in the 1930s and are sent to a camp. They decide to escape and follow a rabbit-proof fence to find their way home.
ISBN 9780702235467
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2006
Pilkington Garimara, Doris & Lyndon, Janice (ill)
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5556
Honey's new friend
Ella loves her gorgeous tabby and white kitten, Honey, but Misty, the family's elderly cat, is not so keen. Honey just wants to play but Misty likes peace and quiet, so the two cats end up scrapping, much like Ella and her twin brother, Finn. The Kitten Club girls come up with ideas to help but nothing seems to help get the two cats to be friends.
ISBN 9781847151537
Series Kitten club series (6 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2011
Mongredien, Sue
No book cover.
17927
Hoozles: Big parade, The
Everyone's excited about the wonderful Summertown Parade. But, the town's Mayor has disappeared so the parade might not happen. Is Croc the naughty Hoozle behind the trouble? And, can Willow and friends find the mayor in time for everyone to enjoy the special day?
ISBN 9780571248063
Series The Hoozles series (4 of 4)
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2010
Little, Jessie & Dann, Penny (ill)
No book cover.
63636
Hoozles: My magical teddy
While their parents are abroad for work, Willow and her brother Freddie are excited to be sent to the seaside village of Summertown to live with their Auntie Suzy. Aunt Suzy is a toymaker who owns the best toy shop in the world, full of all kinds of wonders. But, her best toys by far are the Hoozles, individually made for each child who wants one. Willow is about to discover that there is something very special about the Hoozles: something magical.
ISBN 9780571247912
Series The Hoozles series (1 of 4)
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2010
Little, Jessie & Dann, Penny (ill)
No book cover.
29108
Hoozles: Naughty croc, The
When Jack comes to Aunt Suzy's special toy shop looking for a friend, Willow and Freddie know just what he needs, a Hoozle. But, soon, Croc the naughty Hoozle is making trouble for everyone.
ISBN 9780571248049
Series The Hoozles series (2 of 4)
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2010
Little, Jessie & Dann, Penny (ill)
No book cover.
57391
Hoozles: Penguin problem, The
Grouchy the penguin Hoozle is feeling poorly and naughty Croc is causing trouble all over Summertown. Willow and her Hoozle pals must help Grouchy get better before Croc makes things much worse.
ISBN 9780571248056
Series The Hoozles series (3 of 4)
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2010
Little, Jessie & Dann, Penny (ill)
No book cover.
2203
Horrendo's curse
Horrendo reveals strategies for overcoming fear and adversity when he finds creative solutions to problems caused by pirates, vile villains and volcanoes. Horrendo champions those who are different and non-violent.
ISBN 9781865086033
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2002
Fienberg, Anna & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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2206
Horrible Harriet
Horrible Harriet lives in the roof of the school. She is mean and nasty and the other children are scared of her. When Athol Egghead arrives in a hot-air balloon, he is her first friend. Horrible Harriet is one in a million, even that's one too many.
ISBN 9781865084398
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Hobbs, Leigh
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849
Horrible Harriet's inheritance: in her own words
You may remember Horrible Harriet - she's wicked, wild and larger than life, and she invented Mr Chicken. Well Harriet is back to claim her inheritance and fill in the gaps in her impressive family tree along the way. These include queens, warriors and yes, a vampire too. Horrible Harriet is going on a journey of a lifetime.
ISBN 9781741149852
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Hobbs, Leigh
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2208
Horrible holiday, The
While his family appears to be going on a disastrous holiday, Kevin is having a good time, appreciating different things.
ISBN 9780141301839
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Jinks, Catherine
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2212
Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry tries to be as good as Peter Perfect but fails, especially when he is dragged to dancing lessons against his will.
ISBN 9780752885087
Series Horrid Henry series (1 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 2006
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
52208
Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman
Horrid Henry's plans to win the Snowman competition do not go quite the way he expected.
ISBN 9781842550700
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2007
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
39382
Horrid Henry and the bogey babysitter
Horrid Henry hates babysitters. He isn't a baby and he doesn't need to be sat on.
ISBN 9781858818269
Series Horrid Henry series (9 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 2002
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
19247
Horrid Henry and the demon dinner lady
Horrid Henry is furious. No way will Greasy Greta, the dinner lady, snatch his delicious sweets and crisps again. He tries hiding his food. He tries eating his desserts secretly. But it is no use. So Horrid Henry starts to plan his revenge.
ISBN 9781444001204
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2013
Simon, Francesca
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40784
Horrid Henry and the football fiend
Horrid Henry is up to his tricks with horrible results, usually for others, but sometimes, also for Henry himself.
ISBN 9781842550717
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2006
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
40791
Horrid Henry and the mega-mean time machine
Dial spun, buttons pulsed, Horrid Henry Time Traveller was ready to blast off.
ISBN 9781842550694
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2005
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
2217
Horrid Henry and the mummy's curse
Four stories including Horrid Henry's hobby, Horrid Henry's homework, Horrid Henry's swimming lesson and Horrid Henry and the mummy's curse.
ISBN 9781858818245
Series Horrid Henry series (7 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 2006
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
40800
Horrid Henry and the secret club
Horrid Henry plans revenge when Moody Margaret won't let him into her secret club.
ISBN 9781842556757
Series Horrid Henry series (2 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 2006
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
19331
Horrid Henry and the zombie vampire
Four new stories in which Horrid Henry terrorises his classmates at a school sleepover in the museum; plays with Perfect Peter and tricks him into handing over all his money; gets out of writing his own story for Miss Battle-Axe by adapting one of Peter's; and meets the Nudie Foodie, a celebrity chef, who comes to the school to improve school dinners. No more burgers, no more chips.
ISBN 9781842551356
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2011
Simon, Francesca
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40802
Horrid Henry gets rich quick
Horrid Henry thinks of a brilliant way to get rich quickly. It involves selling off his little brother.
ISBN 9781858815725
Series Horrid Henry series (5 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 1998
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
40816
Horrid Henry meets the Queen
Horrid Henry meets the Queen, and disaster follows.
ISBN 9781842550687
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2004
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
16751
Horrid Henry robs the bank
Horrid Henry helps himself to all the money he needs to win his favourite board game, comes up with another spectacular money-making scheme for launching a newspaper with all the school gossip, vows vengeance on Perfect Peter when Peter nicks his birthday party theme and has his own Pirate Party - and gets it by taking over as Head Teacher when Peter plays school with his goody-goody friends.
ISBN 9781842551325
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2008
Simon, Francesca
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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.
2919
Horrid Henry tricks and treats
It's Halloween. With a bag full of tricks and the best costume in town, Henry can't wait to go trick or treating. But, oh the shame. His Mum is expecting him to go out with Peter dressed as a fluffy pink bunny.
ISBN 9781444001099
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2011
Simon, Francesca
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2213
Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy
Henry was sick of other kids flaunting their ugly wobbly teeth and disgusting holes in their games. He can't understand why he hasn't lost any teeth yet.
ISBN 9781858813714
Series Horrid Henry series (3 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 1997
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
14465
Horrid Henry wakes the dead
Horrid Henry finds a sure fire way of wielding the remote control to ensure he always watches his programme of choice, vies with Moody Margaret to become the head of the school, shows off his prowess as a magician in the school talent show, and battles it out with Perfect Peter over who gets the green dinosaur and who gets the purple one.
ISBN 9781842551332
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orchard Books, 2011
Simon, Francesca
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4819
Horrid Henry's birthday party
Henry can't wait for his birthday. His parents are dreading it. Every year, his parties end in mischief and disaster. This year, Mum and Dad have a cunning plan.
ISBN 9781842557228
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2009
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
24434
Horrid Henry's cannibal curse
Four new utterly horrid stories; Horrid Henry's Bake-Off sees Henry and Margaret go head-to-head in a hotly contested baking competition, Henry triumphantly reveals his top tips in Horrid Henry's Extra Horrid Guide to Perfect Parents, he reads an interesting book about Evil Evie, a really naughty girl not too dissimilar to himself in Horrid Henry's Bad Book, and conjures up an ancient cannibal's curse to deal with his enemies and small, annoying brother in Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse.
ISBN 9781444000184
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2015
Simon, Francesca
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26722
Horrid Henry's Christmas cracker
Horrid Henry celebrates Christmas is his hilarious way.
ISBN 9781842555460
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2006
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
2214
Horrid Henry's haunted house
Henry was too frightened to move, something dreadful was moaning inside the wardrobe.
ISBN 9781858816500
Series Horrid Henry series (6 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 1999
Simon, Francesca
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14460
Horrid Henry's homework
Horrid Henry is far too busy to bother with his stupid, boring spelling homework. He'll just have to come up with a spectacularly brilliant plan instead.
ISBN 9781444001228
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2013
Simon, Francesca
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20094
Horrid Henry's krazy ketchup
Discover the one thing Horrid Henry is scared of, watch out for the return of Rabid Rebecca, find out what happens when Henry makes a film about his family.
ISBN 9781444000177
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2014
Simon, Francesca
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31287
Horrid Henry's monster movie
Four brand new stories in which Horrid Henry makes his own scary movie, The Undead Demon Monster Who Would Not Die, persuades Peter to hand over his stash of Grump Cards (as a brilliant scheme to get him out of the punishments his parents give him) and spends a weekend at Aunt Ruby's where he has to share a bedroom with his two arch-enemies, Stuck-Up Steve and Bossy Bill. Then when Henry's school decides to have a mini-Olympics, he sets up his own Holympics, with medals for crisp-eating, TV watching, and Burping to the Beat.
ISBN 9781409141761
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2012
Simon, Francesca
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23570
Horrid Henry's nightmare
Four hilarious new Horrid Henry stories - Horrid Henry's Mother's Day, probably not the day his mum looks forward to most in the year, Horrid Henry's Nightmare where Henry's chased by a ghost bunny with huge teeth, a wailing graveyard ghost and, for good measure, a slimy zombie, then a new story about one of his greatest enemies in The Return Of The Demon Dinner Lady and last but not least Fluffy Struts Her Stuff.
ISBN 9781444000160
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2013
Simon, Francesca
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2215
Horrid Henry's nits
Henry's scratching, mum's scratching and dad's scratching. Surely it isn't nits.
ISBN 9781858813530
Series Horrid Henry series (4 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 1997
Simon, Francesca
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2216
Horrid Henry's revenge
Henry accompanies his father to the office, hacks into his parents' computer, meets the Demon Dinner Lady and plans the ultimate revenge on Perfect Peter.
ISBN 9781858818252
Series Horrid Henry series (8 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 2001
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
3470
Horrid Henry's sports day
Horrid Henry hates sports day. And he hates the cross-country run more than any other event. But just as he is heaving his weary bones to the starting line, he has a wonderful, spectacular idea of how to win the race.
ISBN 9781444001167
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2012
Simon, Francesca
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51364
Horrid Henry's stinkbomb
Moody Margaret and Horrid Henry organise their secret clubs to cause havoc on each other. As usual things don't go according to plan.
ISBN 9781842550663
Series Horrid Henry series (29 books)
Publisher Orion, 2002
Simon, Francesca
No book cover.
13666
Horrid Henry's underpants
Horrid Henry stared at the frilly pink lacy knickers, this was the worst present he ever received.
ISBN 9781842555125
Series Horrid Henry series (10 of 29)
Publisher Orion, 2003
Simon, Francesca
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18358
Horse girl
Eight year old Rebecca eats, sleeps and loves horses and one day turns into one. A simple, humorous story of Rebecca at school as a horse.
ISBN 9780733617881
Series Hotshots (9 books)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Larkin, John
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22225
Horse hijack
Ella's horse, Silver Hanjo, the Olympic show jumping champion, has been stolen. Mission Fox are on the trail. But, first, they need to get past an iron gate, an electronic lock, a huge stone wall and a pack of savage guard dogs.
ISBN 9780143305842
Series Mission Fox series (4 of 7)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
D'Ath, Justin & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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17469
Horse mad
What happens to a horse mad girl when she stops being horse mad? A story of Alice and her friends imagining they are horses on the school playground.
ISBN 9781920731472
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2005
Wolfer, Dianne
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9485
Horse show
As three children prepare for a show, readers are introduced to the horses at White Lane Farm, one of whom is a difficult horse to ride. Preparations, basic events and horse care are included.
ISBN 9780789473714
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2001
Hayden, Kate
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12476
Horses and ponies
If you have always wanted to know what kind of pony lives near the North Pole or why horses wear shoes, read this beautifully presented book about horses, including simple and interesting facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780746058602
Series Usborne beginners series (3 of 44)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2004
Milbourne, Anna & others
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11631
Hot dog
Hotdog and his friends are going on a mad adventure to help a baby bird find his missing mum. They'll climb to crazy heights to find her. But, they'll have to handle a dirty nappy and a karate-chopping rooster to find her.
ISBN 9781760279004
Series Hot Dog series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Do, Anh & McGuiness, Dan (ill)
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Hot Dog series NEW SERIES 2018
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Series Hot Dog series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Do, Anh & McGuiness, Dan (ill)
No book cover.
17625

New
Hot dog: Circus time
Lizzie's joining the circus. Her sister Emma is a high-flying trapeze star, but Lizzie's terrified of heights! She's going to be a clown- the funniest around! Hotdog and Kev can't wait to see the show. Will everything go to plan?
ISBN 9781760279028
Series Hot Dog series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Do, Anh & McGuiness, Dan (ill)
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4346

New
Hot dog: Party time
It's Kev's birthday, so Hotdog and Lizzie are throwing him a surprise party! There'll be cake, games and magic tricks! But will a rude rooster and a cranky donkey ruin the day?
ISBN 9781760279011
Series Hot Dog series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Do, Anh & McGuiness, Dan (ill)
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3301

New
Hotel Strange: His royal majesty of the mushrooms
When Kiki finds a crown in the woods, a group of mushroom people rushes to call him their ruler. Now the quirky residents of Hotel Strange have to find the real king before things get even crazier.
ISBN 9781512411546
Publisher Graphic Universe, 2016
Topics / Graphic novels /
Ferrier, Katherine & Ferrier, Florian
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44629
Household technology
Since ancient times, people have been fascinated by how things work. This series features the design and technology of machines that are part of our daily lives, and explains where and how they are used and the materials from which they are made.
ISBN 9780732997489
Series How does it work series (3 of 6)
Publisher MacMillan, 2005
Bruce, Linda & Ian
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5046

New
How cities work
From the cities to the skyscrapers- reveal the secret workings of the city. Lift the flaps to see what is inside buildings and unfold pages to find out what's going on above your head and under your feet. It's the city like you have never seen before.
ISBN 9781786570215
Publisher Lonely Planet Publications, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Gulliver Hancock, James
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Series How does it work series (6 books)
Various
No book cover.
35551

New
How does my home work?
Flick a switch...the light comes on. Press a button...the TV comes on. Turn the tap....clean water comes out. Take a drink from the fridge...it's cool and fresh. Just how do all these clever things happen in your home? Go on a fascinating journey, behind the walls and under the floor of this home to find out about the energy that makes it all work.
ISBN 9781406363784
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Butterworth, Chris & Gaggiotti, Lucia (ill)
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12809
How flowers grow
If you have always wondered how flowers grow in deserts and rainforests, how animals help to spread seeds and which flowers we can eat, read this beautifully presented book about flowers that includes simple facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780746047064
Series Usborne beginners series (1 of 44)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2003
Helbrough, Emma & others
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5654
How I go to school
Tom, Babia, Anabelle, Nicky and Luke talk about how they get to school. Includes great photographs and extra information.
ISBN 9781865044842
Series Reconciliation - for younger students series (5 of 10)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Galleguillos, Sharon & Kelly, Perri-Ann
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3717
How machines work: zoo break
Follow the mad antics of Sloth and his sidekick, Sengi, as they try to find their way out of the zoo, with the help of some machines.
ISBN 9781465440129
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2015
Macaulay, David
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5032

New
How many dinosaurs deep?
Jim is not quite sure that he's ready to move from the baby pool to the middle-sized pool. Can a group of splashing dinosaurs help him face his fear?
ISBN 9781925059731
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Kitchin, Ben & Fieldhouse, Vicky (ill)
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2262
How the Finnegans saved the ship
Based partly on historic fact, thirteen year old Mary travels by steamship with Mrs Finnegan and her six other children from Ireland to Australia in 1913. Lots of explanatory notes on Irish history, customs and recipes included in this book.
ISBN 9780207197499
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2001
French, Jackie
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73826
How the kangaroos got their tails
Told by George Lirrmiyarri of the Kija people to children living in Warmun, Western Australia. One of a series of Aboriginal stories about animals and birds. A battle of wits, between a hills kangaroo and a plains kangaroo over some bush honey, leads to an interesting outcome.
ISBN 9781865046259
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Lirrmiyarri, George (teller)
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5580
How to be famous
A pigeon comes from a famous family. They have been famous for generations. But, he is particularly famous and he wants to tell you why.
ISBN 9781776570300
Publisher Gecko Press, 2016
Shalev, Michal
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3535

New
How to build a car
Eli's famous for dreaming big. Sometimes too big. But this time, the mouse has a plan-to build a real race car. If he can get his friends Phoebe and Hank to help, it might just work. And together, they can really go places. Through hard work and perseverance, the three friends learn all about car mechanics and teamwork as they work together to build a miniature racer.
ISBN 9781633220409
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Topics / STEM /
Lacey, Saskia & Sodomka, Martin (ill)
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10777
How to cross the road and not turn into a pizza
Simon and his class are being taught how to cross the road without ending up as flat as a pizza. This is an important thing to know.
ISBN 9780744590340
Publisher Walker Books, 2002
Fine, Anne
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26175
How to talk to a frill-neck lizard
Tarantula is the fastest lizard that Bern and Cody have ever seen. But, that doesn't mean he can win the big race. Not without Cody's secret weapon.
ISBN 9781862918146
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Moloney, James & Linehan, Simone (ill)
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8831
How Tom beat Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen
Fearsome Aunt Fidget Wonkham-Strong is sick of Tom messing around so she organises Captain Najork and his sportsmen to play womble, muck and sneedball. Tom may not be able to defeat these formidable opponents.
ISBN 9780099432470
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Hoban, Russell
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2160
How weird is that
A book about trying to describe the impossible, the highly improbable and the most likely to be extinct creature, rarely ever seen.
ISBN 9780646493398
Publisher Museagency, 2008
Evans, Gyan & Dawson, M S (ill)
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2552
Howzat
Kids all over the world play cricket. Follow their game around the globe.
ISBN 9781922077646
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Lefroy, Mike & Anelli, Liz
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17130
Hubert and the magic glasses
Sadly, the Able Ants are not the best soccer team in the district and Hubert is not the best player. He loves soccer but his skills are getting worse, not better. Maybe, magic glasses could be the answer.
ISBN 9781921928246
Series Little Rockets series (9 books)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Lemon-Scott, Candice & Spellman, Jo (ill)
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18332
Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent
A story about a likable child with rich parents who solves their problems when their money runs out.
ISBN 9780340877890
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2005
Child, Lauren
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18384
Human Body
Contains factual information about the human body with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9781405313803
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Bingham, Caroline
No book cover.
36961
Hunches in bunches
Join the craziest creatures as they follow hunches in bunches. Ideal for beginning readers with lots of rhyme, rhythm and repetition.
ISBN 9780007198566
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2005
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Seuss, Dr
No book cover.
7338
Hunt for the golden book, The
Geronimo's laptop is stolen just as he's finishing up writing a special book. Can he and his friends hunt it down in time for his tenth-anniversary party.
ISBN 9780545646499
Series Geronimo and Thea Stilton series (107 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
9569
Hunt, The
At twilight, the mother tawny frogmouth owl goes hunting, looking for food for her chicks. Each tasty morsel she spies seems to disappear. A moth looks like the tree bark, a cricket like a curled leaf and you need to look very carefully to find them.
ISBN 9780850917079
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 1997
Oliver, Narelle
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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12495
Hyram and B
Hyram and B, two bears in a second-hand shop, have lived on The Shelf longer than any of the other toys. They sit quietly, hoping to be bought by the right person. When Catherine buys B, he wonders if he will ever see Hyram again.
ISBN 9780733614422
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Caswell, Brian & Ottley, Matt (ill)
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