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2528
Lady Lollipop
Lollipop is no ordinary pig. According to her young owner, Johnny Skinner, she's the cleverest pig in the kingdom. When people stare into her eyes, it seems to change them for the better. But even Lollipop struggles to win over the spoilt princess.
ISBN 9780744578720
Publisher Walker Books, 2001
King-Smith, Dick & Barton, Jill (ill)
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Laika the astronaut
Laika is a stray dog on the streets, until she is chosen to be the first animal launched into space. If things go wrong, would she be lost or found.
ISBN 9781743318935
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Davey, Owen
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10767
Lamb all alone
Ben's school is closed due to a flood warning. This could be a real emergency. At home, Ben and his family start to secure the house against the rising water. A farmer is stuck on his farm and can't rescue the sheep. Luckily, the RSPCA is on hand to help. Together, Ben's family and the RSPCA Inspector herd the animals to safety, through Ben's garden. But, one little lamb has been left behind.
ISBN 9781407133232
Series RSPCA animal tales series (8 of 9)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Davies, Katie
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9506
Land of the snake people
The story of the journey home of the three Kadimakara children continues, as they travel through the land of the Snake People with their new companion, Wongabel.
ISBN 9780207199066
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2001
Trezise, Percy
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Lara of Newtown
When Misty's elderly owner can no longer look after her, she is taken to a cat shelter to, hopefully, find a new, loving home. Taken as a Christmas present for two children and renamed Nigella, Misty's wish seems to have been granted but an unfortunate incident with a budgie means another, new home must be found.
ISBN 9781760112325
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
McKimmie, Chris
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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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2547
Last clown, The
An historical journey that starts from the time when circuses were a popular and common form of entertainment. Max, the last clown and Beryl, the aging elephant, no longer fit the expectations of modern audiences.
ISBN 9780733608728
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Thompson, Colin & Gamble, Penelope
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Last king of Angkor Wat, The
Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo and Gecko are amongst the ruins of ancient Angkor Wat in Cambodia, wondering which of them would have made the best king. A mysterious visitor urges them to discover their true selves in a race to a distant hilltop.
ISBN 9780670077151
Publisher Penguin, 2014
Base, Graeme
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12978
Last polar bear, The
Paddling through the Arctic Ocean in their kayaks, Tigluk and his aka, his grandmother, spot a polar bear cub on a faraway ice floe. He is all alone and has lost his mother. The world is warming and the ice is melting. Tigluk must save the polar bear.
ISBN 9780061240676
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2009
George, Jean Craighead & Minor, Wendell (ill)
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2002
Last tree in the city
Edward's city is a place of concrete and cars, a world without colour. Every day, Edward takes himself to a part of the city that is different, to the last tree in the city. He is happy there until, one day, the tree is gone. Edward and his duck eventually figure out a unique way to make the city more beautiful than before.
ISBN 9781921042218
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Carnavas, Peter
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8003
Last tree, The
A beautiful eucalyptus tree in an old-growth forest in south-eastern Australia has provided food and shelter for hundreds of years. As the forest begins to disappear, the old tree's existence is threatened.
ISBN 9780734409867
Publisher Lothian Books, 2007
Wilson, Mark
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4552
Last viking returns, The
Josh is totally engrossed in Vikings, even changing his name to Knut. However even Vikings would have their hands full with his twin siblings who seem to cause mayhem wherever they go. A trip to Viking World theme park provides opportunities for the twins to be their Viking berserker best, and for Josh/Knut to prove more than a match for any dangers ahead.
ISBN 9781925161151
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2014
Jorgensen, Norman
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40989
Last Viking, The
Josh is to stay with Nan and Pop, and he's worried because the last visit wasn't a complete success. However, Pop's book about Vikings inspires Josh and he becomes Knut, making weapons and armoury from cardboard for himself and his lively dog, Wolverine. By channelling his inner Viking, Josh is able to outwit some local bullies.
ISBN 9781921888106
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2011
Jorgensen, Norman
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4820

New
Leaf
When a polar bear washes up on the edge of the wild wood, the other animals fear and avoid him. Then one day, they watch as he attempts something incredible...
ISBN 9781911171317
Publisher Flying Eye Books, 2017
Dieckmann, Sandra
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10499
Leap of faith
Sometimes it takes more than practice to be good at something, sometimes you have to take a leap of faith. Annie desperately wants to be good at cross-country, dressage and show-jumping; all featured in a one day event.
ISBN 9781921167263
Series Riding high series (3 of 6)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Kelly, Bernadette
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12622
Leeza van Breeza's best idea ever
When Miss Cherry tells everyone that their class project is to run a business, in pairs, Leeza is very excited and, immediately, she plans to pair up with her best friend, Teena Rafanella. But, to her horror, Leeza finds that she has to be business buddies with nerdy, hypochondriac Joolie.
ISBN 9780143305996
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Miesen, Christina
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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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18707
Left Shoe and the foundling
Left Shoe Sandburrow is a young seadog living in a seashore village. Seadogs are always born in pairs and, sadly, Left Shoe's sister died at birth. Left Shoe feels the loss deeply as the only unpaired seadog in the village. When a giant squid stops the seadogs sailing or beachcombing, which are their means of survival, Left Shoe, an unlikely hero, confronts the squid.
ISBN 9781405036887
Series Seadog adventure series, A (1 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2005
O'Dowd, Annie
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Legend of Captain Crow's teeth, The
Marty is a nine year old boy and his brother, Will, likes to tell him scary stories. An imaginative and funny tale.
ISBN 9780141381305
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Colfer, Eoin & McCoy, Glenn (ill)
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Legend of Moondyne Joe, The
In 1853, Joseph Johns was transported from Wales to the British colony in Western Australia. Prison for Joe was never an option and he escaped often, leading the troopers on wild chases through the Moondyne Hills of Western Australia. He became known as Moondyne Joe and soon had a well-deserved reputation as an incredible escape artist, with his love for freedom and his daring exploits.
ISBN 9781921720123
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Greenwood, Mark & Lessac, Frane
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43454

New
Legend of rock paper scissors, The
I hope you are wearing your battle pants! You've played the game. Now read the legend of the three great warriors who started it all! Rock Paper Scissors!
ISBN 9780008252397
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Daywalt, Drew & Rex, Adam (ill)
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Legend of Spud Murphy, The
Grown-ups think she's the kindly, old librarian but kids know the truth. Spud Murphy is really a gas-powered, gun-toting tyrant. Now Will and his older brother, Marty, have been ordered to spend their summer vacation in Spud's library.
ISBN 9780786855018
Publisher Miramax Kids, 2004
Colfer, Eoin
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6988
Legend of the Golden Snail, The
Inspired by the tale of a magical Golden Snail banished to the ends of the earth by a Grand Enchanter, Wilbur sets out on a daring voyage to find the legendary snail and claim it as his own. Along the way, he encounters strange creatures and overcomes many challenges. What he finds is not quite what he imagined.
ISBN 9780670073498
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Base, Graeme
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27994
Leo da Vinci vs the ice-cream domination league
Ten year old Leo is a boy with a wild imagination who invents things. He spends each afternoon with his robot, Isaac, and his pet pig, Ragnar. Together, they form Fixit International Inc, which wards off super villains and sends them to super villain prison. With the help of his newly acquired friend, outgoing, enthusiastic Mina, they defeat the evil Ice-cream Domination League.
ISBN 9780857988379
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Pryor, Michael & Faber, Jules (ill)
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Leonardo and the flying boy
Zoro is a little boy in seventeenth century Italy, long before airplanes flew in the sky. But, Zoro is also an apprentice to the artist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci, who is experimenting with a revolutionary flying machine.
ISBN 9781847808165
Series Famous artists (Anholt) series (10 books)
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Anholt, Laurence
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15244
Leopards
Simple, factual information about leopards, with beautifully presented photographs and illustrations. A glossary of terms and an index are included.
ISBN 9780733923821
Series Longman world of animals series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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Let's go wild 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 Let's go wild series (3 books)
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
No book cover.
42985
Let's go wild: guess who's coming for dinner
A tummy-rumbling look at what's on nature's menu. Learn all about the wacky things some animals eat and the extraordinary ways they find food to fill their bellies. Baby blue whales drink around two hundred litres of milk every day, an octopus will eat its own legs in order to survive and the world's largest rodent, the capybara, eats its own poo.
ISBN 9780733328244
Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
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72167
Let's go wild: just for the record
If you think the Olympics are fantastic, just wait till you read about the incredible achievements in the animal kingdom. Just for starters, the cheetah can reach speeds of one hundred kilometres per hour in just three seconds. That's faster than a sports car accelerates. Snow leopards can jump distances of up to fifteen metres.
ISBN 9780733328268
Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
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93058
Let's go wild: skin deep
In the animal kingdom, it's what's on the outside that counts. Discover everything there is to know about animals and their skin, how they use it to attract or repel, hide or stand out, and stay cool or warm. The catfish that has more tastebuds on its skin than we have in our mouths and the golden poison arrow frog that has enough poison in its skin to kill twenty thousand mice.
ISBN 9780733328251
Series Let's go wild series (3 books)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Wilby, Sorrel & Pike, Michelle (ill)
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43433

New
Let's investigate with Nate: The solar system
Ever look up at the sky and wonder how many planets there are? Or want to know how many Earths could fit within the Sun? Take a ride 3.6 billion miles away to answer these questions and more while exploring the solar system with Nate and his team of adventurous scientists! Walk on the moon, fly with satellite, gaze at the comets, and discover why Pluto isn't a planet anymore!
ISBN 9780062357427
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Ball, Nate & Hargis, Wes
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43450

New
Let's investigate with Nate: The water cycle
Ever wonder where water comes from and where it goes? Or why sometimes it rains and sometimes it snows? Then join Nate Ball and his crack team of curious scientists as they shrink down smaller than a raindrop to see firsthand what the water cycle is all about. It's the learning adventure of a lifetime!
ISBN 9780062357397
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Ball, Nate & Hargis, Wes
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43580
Letters to Santa
Santa is getting ready for his annual, big trip and animals from all over the world are writing to let him know what they hope to receive. Open the envelopes and read the letters from the furry, feathery and scaly writers.
ISBN 9781741691252
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Daddo, Andrew & Pike, Michelle (ill)
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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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9479
Life cycle of a pumpkin
An in-depth look at the life cycle of the familiar pumpkin with stages explained through simple text and stunning photography. An illustrated timeline on each page charts the lifespan of the pumpkin.
ISBN 9780431084619
Publisher Heinemann, 2002
Fridell, Ron & Walsh, Patricia
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9480
Life cycle of a silkworm
An in-depth look at the life cycle of the silkworm with stages explained through simple text and stunning photography. An illustrated timeline charts the stages of development of the silkworm.
ISBN 9780431084633
Publisher Heinemann, 2002
Fridell, Ron & Walsh, Patricia
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9481
Life cycle of a spider
An in-depth look at the life cycle of a spider with stages explained through simple text and stunning photography. An illustrated timeline on each page shows the development of the spider.
ISBN 9780431084657
Publisher Heinemann, 2002
Fridell, Ron & Walsh, Patricia
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Life cycles 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 Life cycles series (8 books)
Callery, Sean
No book cover.
3806
Life cycles: Desert
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the desert. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753433232
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2012
Callery, Sean
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Life cycles: Forest
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the forest. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753433249
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2012
Callery, Sean
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2391
Life cycles: Grassland
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts about animals that live in grassland habitats. Discover which creatures are at the top and bottom of three grassland food chains, and what happens to each stage of their life cycle.
ISBN 9780753431917
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2011
Callery, Sean
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21197
Life cycles: Mountain
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the mountains. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753433393
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2012
Callery, Sean
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11541
Life cycles: Ocean
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in oceans. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753431696
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2011
Callery, Sean
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Life cycles: Polar lands
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in polar lands. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753434574
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2012
Callery, Sean
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11818
Life cycles: Rainforest
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the rainforest. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753434604
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2012
Callery, Sean
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Life cycles: River
Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in rivers. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web.
ISBN 9780753433409
Series Life cycles series (8 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2012
Callery, Sean
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15147
Life in a rockpool
A rockpool can be home for a whole community of living things. Find out how they survive and how they interact. Contains close-up photographs, illustrations and interesting facts.
ISBN 9781740707909
Publisher Echidna Books, 2004
Pyers, Greg
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37599
Light and sound
A great way to introduce the science of light and sound to young readers. Easy terminology and colour photographs explain the basics about eyes and seeing, making light, sunlight, electric light, sound and how we hear.
ISBN 9780753460368
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (19 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2007
Topics / STEM /
Goldsmith, Dr Mike
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9599
Lighthouse secret, The
Jake and Sam venture behind the locked wooden door of the lighthouse to discover an old man involved in strange experiments. Things do not go as expected and no-one believes them because the lighthouse appears deserted.
ISBN 9781877073083
Publisher Word Weavers Press, 2003
Garnsworthy, Penny
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11511
Lightning Jack
At the muster in the park, Sam Tully eyed the brumbies. As they galloped by, he saw one that stood apart. A stallion, black as midnight, with a jagged blaze on his brow. Lightning Jack is a gallant horse, a midnight horse, a horse in every dream.
ISBN 9781741693911
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Millard, Glenda & Mullins, Patricia (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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5040
Lilli-Pilli's sister
Lilli-Pilli's mum is having a baby and she thinks it will be a girl, but all the other animals think it will be a boy. Could Lilli-Pilli be wrong.
ISBN 9781921977589
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Branford, Anna & Catchlove, Linda (ill)
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2610
Lily and the wizard wackoo
Princess Lily's magic is not quite accurate. Her spells produce snakes instead of cakes, so wizardly help is needed. Wackoo, the wizard, has his own plans but it is Lily's magic powers that rescue her sisters.
ISBN 9781862914377
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Fitzpatrick, Judy & Hatcher, Don (ill)
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Lily the elf 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 Lily the elf series (6 books)
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
No book cover.
11917
Lily the elf: Elf flute, The
Lily really wants to play her new sliver elf flute at the Grand Elf Concert. But, she can only make horrible, whiffling sounds with it. Lily wonders how on earth she will get to play in the concert.
ISBN 9781925081077
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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22536
Lily the elf: Jumble sale, The
All the elves are setting up stalls in their front gardens to sell the things they don't need any more. But Lily doesn't want to sell any of her things- they are too precious. She has to decide whether she wants to part with her special treasures.
ISBN 9781925381153
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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16311
Lily the elf: Midnight owl, The
Lily is scared by an owl hooting at night. But, Granny isn't afraid and thinks the owl sounds friendly. After a story from Granny, some soul-searching and the promise of a twilight picnic, Lily works on being very brave.
ISBN 9781925081053
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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3869
Lily the elf: Precious ring, The
When Lily the elf finds a human's ring, she uses it as a paddling pool. However, when she realises the ring is important to someone else, Lily, her Dad and Granny devise an inventive plan to get it back to its owner.
ISBN 9781925081046
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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30820
Lily the elf: Sleepover, The
Lily has everything ready for Fern's sleepover: books, games and cheesy acorn pie for dinner. She thinks it will her best night ever.
ISBN 9781925381146
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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9784
Lily the elf: Wishing seed, The
Something very lucky has happened to Lily. She has caught a dandelion seed and now gets to make a wish. Lily knows exactly what to wish for. But, Lily doesn't really know if dandelion seed wishes always come true.
ISBN 9781925081060
Series Lily the elf series (6 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Branford, Anna & Coutts, Lisa (ill)
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36917
Lily's wish
Lily has a special Christmas wish but only one person can deliver it. So, she writes him a letter. After all, Christmas is all about magic.
ISBN 9781921042829
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2011
Pyett, Barbara & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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15117
Limpopo lullaby
It rains and rains and the Limpopo River bursts its banks. Josette is forced to shelter with her children in a huge tree near their village. They cling for their lives and, on the fourth day, a miracle happens. Based on a real incident in Mozambique.
ISBN 9780957935266
Publisher Limelight Press, 2004
Jolly, Jane & Huxley, Dee (ill)
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Lion and the mouse, The
A stunning, wordless version of one of Aesop's best-loved fables about a mouse who inadvertently disturbs a lion, who lets the mouse go, and is later himself freed by the mouse from a poacher's trap. Its wealth of visual detail provides huge scope for the pages to be turned and the story retold over and over again.
ISBN 9781406327595
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Pinkney, Jerry (ill)
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Lion in Paris, A
A lion has come to Paris to find a job, love and a future, having become bored with his African grasslands home. As he roams the rainy, grey streets, he becomes a little despondent at being ignored, no longer the king of all he sees. As the sun comes out, his spirits lift as the city shows him its sparkling best.
ISBN 9781849761710
Publisher Tate Publishing, 2014
Alemagna, Beatrice
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15245
Lions
Simple, factual information about lions, with beautifully presented photographs and illustrations. A glossary of terms and an index are included.
ISBN 9780733921308
Series Longman world of animals series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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2455
Lisa absolutely loves art
Lisa's cat, Picasoo, gets lost within the paintings of an art gallery. Lisa traces his steps through the history of art, including Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet.
ISBN 9781925059045
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2014
Norsa, Sophie
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35789
Little ballet star
It's Tilly's birthday and she is going to the theatre to see the ballet, Sleeping Beauty. It stars her Auntie Gina and Tilly is being taken backstage as a special treat. But, Auntie Gina has something even more exciting in store for Tilly.
ISBN 9781846166198
Publisher Orchard Books, 2007
Geras, Adele & McNicholas, Shelagh (ill)
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2352
Little Blue
A young boy discovers what appears to be a little, blue girl in the woods. He plays with her all day and then takes her home to his grandmother who is surprisingly thrilled to have her returned. This beautiful picture book reveals the secret behind the little blue girl.
ISBN 9781921049989
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2008
Chapman, Gaye
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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 brainwaves investigate: animals, The
Take a spectacular journey through the world of animals, from how animal families protect, teach and feed their young to the climbing habits of an orang-utan. Packed with brilliant photography, wonderfully wacky illustrations and amazing facts, discover everything you ever wanted to know about animals.
ISBN 9781405351799
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Bingham, Caroline & Swerling, Lisa (ill) & Lazar, Ralph (ill)
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Little dolphin
When Little Dolphin is orphaned soon after birth, she is raised by other dolphins in the pod. As she grows she is taught to use the language of clicks and whistles that all dolphins use. When Little Dolphin learns that another dolphin is in danger, she has to use all her skills to try to save it.
ISBN 9781922081131
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2013
Wilson, Mark
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9548
Little elephant's song
A cute little African elephant learns many tricks but cannot trumpet. He will need this to survive. His mother believes he will trumpet when he is ready.
ISBN 9780735812987
Publisher North South Books, 2000
Hanel, Wolfram
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66076
Little Else ghost hunter
Little Else leads her gang of bushrangers on a mystery loaded outback adventure with ghosts and lost cattle and mysterious outback country.
ISBN 9781741758788
Series Little Else series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
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Little Else on the run
More adventures with Little Else. She finds herself in a spot of trouble as she encounters a nasty bullock driver. She's also wanted for horse rustling and becomes the leader of a gang of bushrangers.
ISBN 9781741758764
Series Little Else series (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
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Little Else 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 Little Else series (3 books)
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
No book cover.
81032
Little Else trick rider
Have lots of fun following the adventures of Little Else as she joins a bush circus, confronts bushrangers and her grandmother.
ISBN 9781741758771
Series Little Else series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
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Little eskimo, The
A young eskimo boy is asking the animals of the north about his future, will he become a great hunter. He asks the hare with big ears, the owl who can see from up high, and finishes with a great white moose in the middle of the great ice lake.
ISBN 9780987109958
Publisher Wilkins Farago Pty Ltd, 2013
Cali, Davide & Quarello, Maurizio A.C (ill)
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Little genius series
Find out all sorts of interesting information about how your body works. 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 Little genius series (4 books)
Lennard, Kate & Gulliksen, Eivind (ill)
No book cover.
9706
Little old Mrs Pepperpot
Waking up one morning to find you've shrunk to the size of a tiny pepperpot isn't an ordinary, everyday event for most people but, then, Mrs Pepperpot is a very extraordinary person. Mrs Pepperpot is very small but very feisty.
ISBN 9780754061991
Publisher Galaxy, 2002
Proysen, Alf
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Little penguin: the life of Eudyptula Minor
Eudyptula Minor is a little penguin, born with one tooth to parents who loved him. He stayed in their nest for ten weeks before he left home. We get to see how similar little penguin's daily habits are to human behaviour.
ISBN 9780734407887
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Montano, Josie & Ottley, Matt (ill)
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Little people, big dreams: Agatha Christie
Learn all about Agatha Christie, who taught herself to read at the age of five, on her journey to becoming the most famous crime writer of all time. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Agatha's life at the back.
ISBN 9781847809599
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2017
Sanchez Vegara, Isabel & Munso, Elisa (ill)
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Little people, big dreams: Amelia Earhart
Find out about Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female flyer to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
ISBN 9781847808851
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2016
Sanchez Vergara, Isabel & Diamantes, Maria (ill)
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Little people, big dreams: Coco Chanel
Find out about Coco Chanel, from her early life in an orphanage, where she was a genius with needle and thread, to her time as a cabaret singer, hat maker, and, eventually, international fashion designer.
ISBN 9781847807847
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2016
Sanchez Vergara, Isabel & Albero, Ana (ill)
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Little people, big dreams: Frida Kahlo
Find out about Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bed and produced over one hundred and forty works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America.
ISBN 9781847807700
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2016
Sanchez Vergara, Isabel & Fan, Eng Gee (ill)
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Little people, big dreams: Marie Curie
Learn all about Marie Curie, whose love of learning helped her to revolutionise the fight against cancer with her discovery of radium and polonium. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Marie's life at the back.
ISBN 9781847809612
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2017
Sanchez Vegara, Isabel & Isa, Frau (ill)
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Little people, big dreams: Maya Angelou
Find out about Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner until she became one of America's most beloved writers.
ISBN 9781847808905
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2016
Kaiser, Lisbeth & Salaberria, Leire (ill)
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Little princesses 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 Little princesses series (12 books)
Chase, Katie
No book cover.
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Little red fish, The
Jeje and his pet fish have an adventure in the library, where his grandfather works as a librarian. Beautiful illustrations take us into the wonderful world of being lost in a book and the ways a visit to the library can enrich our lives.
ISBN 9780803731455
Publisher Dial Books (Penguin), 2007
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
Yoo, Taeeun
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Little refugee, The
The author and his family nearly didn't make it to Australia. They escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat, surviving a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms. Life in suburban Australia was also hard for a small boy with no English and funny lunches. But, there was a loving extended family, lots of friends and always something to laugh about.
ISBN 9781742378329
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Do, Anh & Do, Suzanne & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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Little tuatara, The
The tiny island off the coast of New Zealand where the little tuatara lives is a lonely windswept place. He makes friends with a petrel and they settle down and live in a burrow together. The petrel tells the tuatara about his ancient relatives the dinosaurs and the tuatara begins to realise how important he is.
ISBN 9781869505448
Publisher HarperCollins NZ, 2007
Cunningham, Robin
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Littledog
Sam and his sister have a surprise visitor at their holiday shack. They think he's cuddly and playful but Dad is not so sure.
ISBN 9781741695526
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Germein, Katrina & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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Littlest pirate and the hammerheads, The
Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate in the world, is back in another adventure. He has to rescue his family's treasure from Captain Hammerhead. But, he also has to outwit Captain Hammerhead's sharks.
ISBN 9780143301554
Series Littlest pirate series, The (2 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2005
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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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 and the treasure map, The
When Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate, finds a tatty, old treasure map, he is very excited. He longs to find his own treasure and Nicholas and his crew set sail for Skeleton Isle to hunt for gold.
ISBN 9780143304517
Series Littlest pirate series, The (4 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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Littlest pirate in a pickle, The
Nicholas Nosh's awful cousin, Primrose, tells him he's too short to be a real pirate. Nicholas is determined to show her what being a real pirate is all about.
ISBN 9780143302872
Series Littlest pirate series, The (3 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2007
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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Littlest pirate series, The
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 Littlest pirate series, The (5 books)
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
No book cover.
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Littlest pirate, The
Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate in the world, isn't allowed to go to sea. When his parents board their ship and sail off to capture treasure, Nicholas is left at home with his baby sitter and some lazy pirates. But, Nicholas has other ideas.
ISBN 9780141313382
Series Littlest pirate series, The (1 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2002
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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Living in space
A beautifully presented book about space, including simple and interesting facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780794503017
Series Usborne beginners series (11 of 44)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2003
Daynes, Katie & others
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Lizards
Simple factual information about lizards. The book includes beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937613
Series Longman world of amphibians and reptiles series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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Locked out
More of an after-school story than a school story. Three sisters believe they are locked out of home at three o'clock. A humorous look at a potentially disastrous dilemma.
ISBN 9780975064108
Publisher Indij Readers, 2003
Roberts, Renee & Maris, Sarah & Stewart, Tammie & Leffler, David (ill)
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Lofty's mission
When Harley's dad takes his young pigeon, Lofty, to donate for the war effort, Harley cries, sure that he will never see Lofty again. Lofty is trained by army officers to carry important messages and flies hundreds of miles carrying messages from the field back to headquarters.
ISBN 9780734409812
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Bell, Krista & Miller, David (ill)
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Lola's toy box 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 Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
No book cover.
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Lola's toy box: On the story sea
When Lola is given an old toy box, she discovers that it is a magical passageway to a world where toys come to life. Follow Lola and her trusty but rather wonky learn-to-dress clown, Buddy, on their adventures in the Kingdom, where toys live when they aren't being played with in the real world.
ISBN 9781760124373
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lola's toy box: Party at Cuddleton Castle
Come with Lola on a magical adventure. Let's see where will Lola's toy box take her today. To the Great High Bear's birthday party.
ISBN 9781760126858
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lola's toy box: Patchwork picnic, The
When Lola is given an old toy box, she discovers that it's a magical passageway to a world where toys come to life. Follow Lola and her trusty but rather wonky learn-to-dress clown, Buddy, on their adventures in the Kingdom, where toys live when they aren't being played with in the real world.
ISBN 9781760124366
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lola's toy box: Plastic palace, The
When Lola is given an old toy box, she discovers that it's a magical passageway to a world where toys come to life. Follow Lola and her trusty but rather wonky learn-to-dress clown, Buddy, on their adventures in the Kingdom, where toys live when they aren't being played with in the real world.
ISBN 9781760124397
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lola's toy box: Silk Lakes rescue, The
Come with Lola on a magical adventure. See where Lola's toy box takes her today. Flying a kite on the Silk Lakes.
ISBN 9781760126865
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lola's toy box: Timberfield talent show, The
Come with Lola on a magical adventure, on the stage at the talent show.
ISBN 9781760126742
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lola's toy box: Treasure trove, The
When Lola is given an old toy box, she discovers that it's a magical passageway to a world where toys come to life. Follow Lola and her trusty but rather wonky learn-to-dress clown, Buddy, on their adventures in the Kingdom, where toys live when they aren't being played with in the real world.
ISBN 9781760124380
Series Lola's toy box series (7 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Parker, Danny & Shield, Guy (ill)
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Lollylegs
Laura's dad brings home a lamb to give to the school to raffle at the fete. Laura takes care of the lamb and calls him Lollylegs. At the end of the week, Laura can't bear to give the lamb away and determines to buy as many raffle tickets that she can. However, she has to work out how she can get enough money to buy lots of tickets.
ISBN 9781921529078
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Freeman, Pamela & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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Long live Princess Smartypants
Princess Smartypants decides it would be lovely to have a baby but, when a twist of fate delivers her just what she's been hoping for, she soon realises that babies can be an awful lot of trouble.
ISBN 9780141380339
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Cole, Babette
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Long live us
Once upon a time, a Greedy Troll lived under a bridge and he was very hungry. When he hears trip-trap, trip-trap, he discovers the Three Bears on a quest to capture Goldilocks and bring her to justice. They persuade the Troll to wait for their return. More fairytale Goodies arrive, all chasing Baddies to bring them back for punishment.
ISBN 9781921479465
Publisher IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd), 2011
Wignell, Edel & Allert, Peter (ill)
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Long, sticky walk, The
A story of country life in the late 1800s. Emily and her family live on a small farm in rural New South Wales. In 1886, after a terrible flood, the children and Mama are stranded with Papa working far away. Mother must find a way out for all of them.
ISBN 9781876268817
Publisher University of Western Australia Press, 2003
Wignell, Edel
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Long-Long's new year
Long-Long rides to town for the first time to help Grandpa sell his cabbages. Disaster strikes but resourceful Long-Long makes sure Grandpa gets plenty of customers. Detailed illustrations are painted on traditional yellow rice paper.
ISBN 9781845070786
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2005
Gower, Catherine & Zhihong, He (ill)
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Longman animal lifestyles 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 Longman animal lifestyles series (6 books)
Ballance, Alison
No book cover.
Longman world of amphibians and reptiles 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 Longman world of amphibians and reptiles series (10 books)
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
No book cover.
Longman world of animals 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 Longman world of animals series (20 books)
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
No book cover.
Longman world of invertebrates 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 Longman world of invertebrates series (10 books)
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
No book cover.
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Loni and the moon
One night, Loni is awoken by the biggest, roundest, yellowest moon. He climbs up the moonbeam in his pyjamas, for the moon has something wonderful to tell him. Loni discovers different ways of seeing.
ISBN 9780734403452
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Takac, Esther & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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Look inside how computers work
Find out what happens behind the screen, beneath the keyboard and inside the electronic 'brain' of a computer. Lift the flaps to find out.
ISBN 9781409599043
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Frith, Alex & Dickins, Rosie & King, Colin (ill)
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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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Looking after your pet 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 Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Hibbert, Claire
No book cover.
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Looking after your pet: cat
Well-organised information, with great photo illustrations, about caring for a kitten.
ISBN 9780750245197
Series Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2004
Hibbert, Claire
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Looking after your pet: dog
Well-organised information, with great photo illustrations, about caring for a puppy Covers naming your dog, grooming, feeding, health, dog friendly holidays and much more.
ISBN 9780750245234
Series Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Publisher White-Thomson Publishing Ltd, 2004
Hibbert, Claire
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Looking after your pet: fish
Well-organised information, with great photo illustrations, about caring for pet fish.
ISBN 9780750245227
Series Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2007
Hibbert, Claire
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Looking after your pet: guinea pig
Well-organised information, with great photo illustrations, about caring for a guinea pig.
ISBN 9780750245210
Series Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2007
Hibbert, Claire
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Looking after your pet: hamster
Well-organised information, with great photo illustrations, about caring for a hamster.
ISBN 9780750245203
Series Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2007
Hibbert, Claire
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Looking after your pet: rabbit
Well-organised information, with great photo illustrations, about caring for a rabbit.
ISBN 9780750245241
Series Looking after your pet series (6 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2007
Hibbert, Claire
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Looking for yesterday
Boy doesn't see how tomorrow can be as good as yesterday and puts all his scientific knowledge to work to try to turn back time. Luckily, Grandad is on hand to show that every new day brings with it a chance of happiness.
ISBN 9781910646212
Publisher Old Barn Books, 2017
Jay, Alison
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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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Looming lamplight, The
Coco Carlomagno, the well-respected, if somewhat easily startled, Chief of Police, has run into an unusually difficult problem. From his office high in the Obelisco, Buenos Aires' tallest building, he can see a light turn off and on. The Chief thinks it's a message. If so, he will have to work out how to decode it.
ISBN 9781743312599
Series Cryptic casebook of Coco Carlomagno series (2 of 6)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Denton, Terry (ill)
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Loongie the greedy crocodile
Loongie is a saltwater crocodile who lives among the mangroves in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. Loongie has no friends and no-one goes near the creek when he's around.
ISBN 9781921248542
Publisher Magabala Books, 2008
Dann, Lucy & Kiefer & Houston, Bronwyn (ill)
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Lorax, The
Classic Dr Seuss rhyming book with an environmental message. The Lorax tries to warn the Once-ler of the dangers of destroying all of the truffula trees.
ISBN 9780007173112
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2004
Seuss, Dr
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Lord of the cranes
Beautiful retelling of a Chinese tale. Tian, Lord of the Cranes, leaves his home on the top of the mountain to check whether people are being kind to one another.
ISBN 9780735816992
Publisher North South Books, 2000
Chen, Kerstin
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Losers
The wiggly worms will probably never ever beat the rotten rats. But, they always pick up their orange peels.
ISBN 9781862918511
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Deeves, Pauline & Carruthers, Adam (ill)
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Losing Reuben
There are so many kids in Reuben's family that his mum has to count them so no one gets left behind.
ISBN 9781742990224
Series Mates - great Australian yarns series (27 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Norrington, Leonie & Norling, Beth
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Lost
When a German tourist goes missing in the outback, volunteers are called in to help to search Kakadu National Park. Bindi and her Aboriginal friend DJ decide to take a different route when they spot a cockatoo that seems to want to show them something.
ISBN 9781864718546
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (9 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Irwin, Bindi and others
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Lost girl, The
The little girl has lost her way, wandering away from the Mothers, the Aunties and the Grandmothers. Find out which animal will show her the way home.
ISBN 9781921529634
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Kwaymullina, Ambelin & Tobin, Leanne (ill)
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Lost in the snow
Fluff is the smallest and weakest of the farm kittens, but she surprises everyone with her strength and spirit, and soon she and her brothers and sisters are ready for new homes. But nobody seems to want Fluff, and after a heartbreaking encounter with a little girl called Ella, she gives up on her dream of a loving home and flees the farm out into the big scary world. Soon Fluff is lost and all alone.
ISBN 9781847150103
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2006
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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Lost in the storm
Ella loves her kitten, Fluff, and worries about her going missing again. One day, when Fluff is playing outside, a blizzard sets in and she loses her way. Ella wonders if she will ever be reunited with her kitten.
ISBN 9781741692020
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2007
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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Lost in translation
A group of vet students is spending a week at the RSPCA to learn all about the types of work that go on. So when Cassie and Ben decide to organise a dog-washing fundraiser, they enlist the help of the group. One of the quieter students, Lauren, is able to prove that her skills extend beyond do washing by helping out with a four-legged emergency.
ISBN 9781742753409
Series RSPCA animal tales series (7 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Kelly, Helen
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Lost puppy, The
Ruby is thrilled when she gets to meet her aunt's dachshund's new puppies for the very first time. And her parents have a wonderful surprise - she is going to have one of them for her very own. Ruby chooses the cheekiest, most adventurous puppy, Toby, and the two have fun playing together. But Toby's inquisitive nature gets him into serious trouble on a woodland walk, when he slips his collar and goes off to investigate the woods by himself. Soon he is lost and very frightened, especially as night falls. Ruby needs to find Toby as soon as she can.
ISBN 9781847152244
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2012
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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Lost treasure, The
Pirate Ruby and Pirate Hamish are searching for a pirate stranded on an island, but they both have different reasons to find Pirate Jack.
ISBN 9781921529085
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Stradling, Jan & Allen, Cassandra (ill)
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Louisa May Pickett's best show and tell ever
Louisa May Picket has only one talent, and that's for Show and Tell. But, at her new school, she can't take a trick in spite of her highly imaginative presentations. In the end, Louisa May presents just herself, with amazing results.
ISBN 9780207200281
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2008
Clement, Rod
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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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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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Lucy
Lucy is a small dog without a home. She had one once, but she remembers it only in her dreams. Eleanor is a little girl who looks forward to feeding the stray dog that appears faithfully beneath her window each day. Eleanor's father is a juggler with stage fright. The overlapping stories of three delightful characters, offering a slightly different perspective each time, come together in a truly original, book for dog (and underdog) lovers of all ages.
ISBN 9780763668082
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2016
Cecil, Randy
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Lucy the poorly puppy
Lauren's dog, Bella, is about to have puppies. Lauren can't wait, even though she knows they'll all be going to new homes as soon as they're big enough. But, when the puppies are born, one is so tiny Mum and Dad aren't sure it will pull through. The littlest puppy, who Lauren names Lucy, needs hand-feeding around the clock. It's going to be a lot of work, but Lauren is determined to do everything she can to save the puppy.
ISBN 9781847151520
Series Holly Webb's kittens & puppies series (32 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2011
Webb, Holly & Williams, Sophy (ill)
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Lucy's cat and the rainbow birds
Like many of us, Lucy has a problem keeping a domestic pet while protecting wildlife. She works hard to find a solution that works in her situation. I wonder if Lucy should do more to protect the beautiful rainbow birds.
ISBN 9780670029167
Publisher Penguin, 2007
Hill, Anthony & Tanner, Jane (ill)
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Lugalbanda: the boy who got caught up in a war
The land we now call Iraq is older than the Bible, the Koran or the Torah, and before the time of Roman and Greek myths and legends. Lugalbanda is on his way to war with his older brothers when he becomes separated. He meets the goddess, Inana, and the magical Anzu bird that give him special powers. He uses his new powers to help resolve the war peacefully and become a great ruler.
ISBN 9781406305340
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Williams, Marcia
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Luke and Lulu
A new pet dog creates problems for Luke. He has to take her to puppy school but she's still not ready to behave.
ISBN 9780143301417
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Dawe, Bruce & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
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Lulie the Iceberg
Lulie, a young iceberg, eagerly awaits his turn to break off from the Greenland Ice Sheet and experience the world. One day, he gets his wish and heads off on a wonderful adventure, showcasing respect for the environment and caring for others.
ISBN 9781568362724
Publisher Kodansha International, 1998
Takamado HIH Princess & Aska, Warabe (Ill)
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Lullaby princess, The
Hidden in the castle of Rosie's great-aunt are lots of little princesses, each one ready to whisk her away on a magical adventure, this time on a fantastic adventure in Hawaii.
ISBN 9780099488378
Series Little princesses series (8 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Chase, Katie
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Series Lulu Bell series (14 books)
Murrell, Belinda & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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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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Lulubelle and her bones
Lulubelle doesn't even know she's a dog. Then she meets Bones, rescues him from a life of slavery and together they run away to London. Life on the road isn't easy but Lulubelle and Bones find friends in the strangest places.
ISBN 9781865045795
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Farrer, Vashti
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Lyli meets the stone-muncher
Lyli lives in the distant planet of Motika, in a city surrounded by great crystal mountains. One day, her mother tells her about a great green stone-muncher who ate a path through the mountains. Lyli is curious and knows she should be afraid, but she sets out with her cat, Tyki, in search of the stone-muncher.
ISBN 9781921479991
Publisher IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd), 2011
Eimann, Celine
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Lyrebird
When Edith met a cheeky young lyrebird on her garden path, she could not guess that he would one day be known as 'A Miracle of the Dandenongs'. Soon, James the lyrebird was singing and dancing for Edith, mimicking the birdsongs and other sounds that echoed through the bush. Word of their friendship spread and people travelled from near and far to film and record James. But with people came change.
ISBN 9781921833045
Publisher Museum Victoria, 2012
Kerin, Jackie & Gouldthorpe, Peter (ill)
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