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Rabbit (Watch me grow)
A fantastic introduction to the life cycle of rabbits.
ISBN 9781405303866
Series Watch me grow series (13 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley
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Rabbit cooks up a cunning plan
In this North American folk tale, all the animals in the forest are tired of Lion throwing his weight around. They must work out how to escape being caught and eaten by him.
ISBN 9781846430978
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Fusek Peters, Andrew & Robert, Bruno (ill)
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Rabbit problem, The
One January day, Lonely Rabbit of Fibonacci's Field sends out an invitation for other rabbits to join her. Two cold bunnies, Lonely and Chalk, snuggle up together and, by March, there's a pair of baby rabbits. By May, there are five pairs, by July thirteen pairs and come October, there are fifty-five. In the field, a large notice forbids rabbits to leave so problems of overcrowding, food shortages and boredom begin to occur.
ISBN 9780230704237
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Gravett, Emily
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Rabbit-hole golf course, The
In the big old ute, on the long red road, in the desert of my home, we all set off for the rabbit-hole golf course. It's the best place around here to find rabbits. We sit by the holes, we dig, we wait...Where are all the rabbits?
ISBN 9781925266290
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Mulvey, Ella & Briggs, Karen (ill)
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This is the story of a very special rabbit. He enjoys doing rabbity things but he also loves un-rabbity things. When Rabbit suddenly disappears, no one knows where he has gone. But as it turns out, Rabbit has left behind some very special gifts for them, to help them discover their own unrabbity talents.
ISBN 9781846434822
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2012
Empson, Jo
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Race day
A refreshing story of kindness, cooperation, persistence and courage. Diesel Dumptruck, Supersonic Sporty and their friends are off and running on a crazy race day. Little Red Bubble Car is one who will try his hardest to win.
ISBN 9781841217178
Publisher Orchard Books, 2001
Grant, Gwen & Layton, Neal (ill)
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Race to the finish
The nasty Swish Train drivers have challenged Duffy and Jack to a race and the winner gets to keep the Little Red Train's very last route. When the flag goes down, the Swish Train speeds straight out of sight, but there's worse to come. There's oil on the tracks, sheep on the line and someone has switched the points.
ISBN 9780099495178
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Blathwayt, Benedict
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Radio rescue
Jim and his family live happily on their remote outback station. Yet, sometimes Jim feels lonely. His Dad enjoys droving and shearing but, sometimes, he wishes he could chat to a mate. Jim's Mum is always busy with the accounts but she sometimes worries about being so far away from everything. When a strange new radio with pedals arrives, Jim is excited, and Mum and Dad can now send messages to their neighbours. Then, something happens and only Jim can save his dad.
ISBN 9780642278784
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2016
Jolly, Jane & Ingpen, Robert (ill)
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The porcupine smells rain in the air. The zebra sees the lightning. Baboons hear thunder while the rhino feels the first drops. For a time, the grasslands abound with new green leaves, juicy fruits and fresh pools of water.
ISBN 9781843653059
Publisher Pavilion, 2015
Stojic, Manya
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It's pelting down and one little boy can't wait to get outside. His grandad has other ideas...but when at last they leave the house, an amazing adventure awaits.
ISBN 9781760405243
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2016
Usher, Sam
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Rain train, The
All aboard the rain train, through the storm, with clackety-clack and a ratter-tat-tat.
ISBN 9781921529146
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
De Roo, Elena & Lovelock, Brian
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Rainbirds, The
Gleeson looks up into the mountains and admires the rainbirds he sees there. He is told that they will fly down to the city when it becomes cold in their mountain home. He eagerly awaits their arrival.
ISBN 9780734408860
Publisher Lothian Books, 2006
Metzenthen, David & Rippin, Sally (ill)
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Rainbow fish and the big blue whale
A big, blue whale loves watching the sparkling fish at play but, because of his size, the little fish are suspicious and think he is planning something bad. The whale, hurt and angry, lashes out at the fish. Rainbow fish must save them.
ISBN 9780735810099
Publisher North South Books, 1998
Pfister, Marcus & James, J. Alison (trans.)
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Rainbow fish and the sea monster's cave
In order to find healing algae for the ailing bumpy-backed fish, Rainbow fish volunteers to brave the dreaded Sea Monster's Cave.
ISBN 9780735815360
Publisher North South Books, 2001
Pfister, Marcus & James, J. Alison (trans.)
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Rainbow fish to the rescue
Rainbow fish's friends want to ignore the new striped fish in their midst. Rainbow fish feels a little ashamed, remembering what it feels like to have no friends. So, when a shark appears, it's Rainbow fish who leads the rescue mission.
ISBN 9781572270404
Publisher Pan Asia Publications, 1992
Pfister, Marcus & James, J. Alison
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Rainbow fish, The
The Rainbow fish is so proud of his beautiful decoration that it blinds him to the beauty others hold inside.
ISBN 9781558584419
Publisher North South Books, 1995
Pfister, Marcus & James, J. Alison (trans)
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Rainbow serpent
In the Dreamtime, there were no animals, birds, trees, hills or mountains. When the great Rainbow Serpent stirred and set off to look for his tribe, he changed the shape of the country and the lives of the people.
ISBN 9780006614715
Publisher Collins, 1985
Roughsey, Dick
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Rainy day, The
Happy kids play in rain showers and picnic on fine afternoons. Factual descriptions of weather.
ISBN 9780746052129
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Milbourne, Anna & Gill, Sarah (ill)
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A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846432491
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2008
Sanfilippo, Simona (ill & retell)
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Red balloon, The
A classic story of Pascal, an only child who is lonely. When he finds a red balloon with a mind of its own, Pascal's life changes.
ISBN 9780385142977
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, 1956
Lamorisse, Albert
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Red boat, The
Posy feels lonely in her new home. She doesn't know anyone and worries about making new friends. Luckily, her dog George is around to keep her company, and they spend many hours playing in a mysterious red boat they find in the garden. One night, Posy can't sleep, so she and George go down to the garden, and that's when the magic begins...
ISBN 9781846434815
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2012
Cumming, Hannah
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Red book, The
Okay, Bigwig. We have a challenge for you. It's your job to convince the nearest kid that everything in this book is actually red. And we mean everything. It will not be easy! They'll try to persuade you that things are not as red as you say, but you will have to stay strong!
ISBN 9780733334856
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Stanton, Matt & Stanton, Beck
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Red bridge, The
Claire and her family have moved from Australia to Vietnam. She feels lost and lonely in the busy, bustling streets of Hanoi, until she finds the red bridge and a new friend to show her the way.
ISBN 9781921136726
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2011
Dunstan, Kylie
No book cover.
Red feather, The
Claude finds a beautiful, red feather at the beach. His three friends also want the feather and, one by one, each person trades the feather for something else.
ISBN 9780957988439
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Kitchin, Ben & Swan, Owen (ill)
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Red plane to the rescue
Today the planes are putting on a show, vroom vroom, zoom zoom.
ISBN 9781741698534
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Firth, Melissa & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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Red wheelbarrow, The
With nothing but a paper bag full of lollies and a much-loved blanket, two sisters and a curious chicken share an adventure in a red wheelbarrow.
ISBN 9780702249259
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2012
Stewart, Briony
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Red woollen blanket, The
From the moment Julia is born, her most treasured possession is a red woollen blanket. Wherever Julia goes, her blanket goes too. But, as Julia grows bigger, her blanket becomes smaller.
ISBN 9781406316490
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Graham, Bob
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Red, a crayon's story
Red crayon has a bright red label but he can only colour blue. Everyone tries to help him but he just can't colour red, no matter how hard he tries. Red is really miserable until a new friend offers a new perspective.
ISBN 9780062252074
Publisher Greenwillow, 2015
Hall, Michael
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Reggie and Lu (and the same to you)
Reggie and Lu are best friends most of the time. But, they discover that even when they're not, making up can be lots of fun.
ISBN 9780733619267
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Quay, Emma
No book cover.
Reggie, queen of the street
Reggie is the queen of her street. All the children love her. When her owners decide to move far away, Reggie wonders about her friends and whether the new house will ever be home. Reggie's journey home is going to be a long one.
ISBN 9780670040575
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Barbalet, Margaret
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Reindeer's Christmas surprise
It's Christmas eve in Australia and Reindeer has great fun giving presents to his friends, Cat, Dog and Guinea Pig. But, even when it's warm and sunny outside, it's hard to be far away from home and family. Luckily, Christmas is a time for exciting surprises and, this year, Reindeer might just get one of his very own.
ISBN 9781760113025
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Dubosarsky, Ursula & deGennaro, Sue (ill)
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Remarkably Rexy
Everybody loves Rex. He is the most dazzling cat on Serengeti Street. The schoolkids who pass by are always impressed by his moves. But, one day, an interloper threatens to take all the attention away from Rex.
ISBN 9781760113940
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Smith, Craig
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Rescue ark, The
An Australian representation of the rhyme/song 'The animals went in two by two' here we have a journey around Australia identifying vulnerable and endangered Australian animals at risk of extinction, such as the Orange-Bellied Parrot, Native Bee and Gulf Snapping Turtle.
ISBN 9780642278104
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2014
Hall, Susan
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Failing to get the attention of her busy father, a lonely girl returns to a fantastic world for friendship and adventure. It's her third journey into the enticing realm of kings and emperors, castles and canals, exotic creatures and enchanting landscapes. This time, it will take something truly powerful to persuade her to return home, as a gripping backstory is revealed. The third book in the wordless picture book trilogy, following Journey and Quest.
ISBN 9781406368437
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Becker, Aaron
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Return of the dinosaurs
Imagine if dinosaurs came back to visit and they were roaming the Broome coastline today.
ISBN 9781925360370
Publisher Magabala Books, 2016
Houston, Bronwyn
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Rex, the class chameleon, is taken home by a different kindergarten student each day. Each child writes or draws imaginatively about the adventures with Rex.
ISBN 9780670042265
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Mackintosh, David (ill)
No book cover.
Rhino Neil
Rhino Neil is lonely because all the other animals are too afraid to come near him. Their parents warn them to stay away. One day, Tuscany the elephant arrives and they become good friends.
ISBN 9781921042300
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Goss, Mini
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Rhinos, toucans and woolly dogs
Whimsical poetry for the very young covering subjects from animals to people and experiences with lots of playful language.
ISBN 9780958143189
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2003
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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Ricker Racker Club, The
To be in the Ricker Racker Club, you have to be brave. You have to be kind. You have to not be a girl. But, some people are better than others at being both kind and brave.
ISBN 9781760122928
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2016
Guest, Patrick & Eckstrom, Nathaniel (ill)
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Ring bear, The
Wesley and his mum are the perfect pair of pirates, wicked and mean, until Wesley has to decide whether to let Stan come aboard or not.
ISBN 9780972922517
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2004
Slater, David Michael & Brooks S G (ill)
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Ringle tingle tiger
A young boy decides to face his biggest fear, monsters in the night, when he takes on the ever-stalking Ringle Tingle Tiger. Follow the tiger as he hunts through the fearsome jungle.
ISBN 9780734403445
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
Austin, Mark & Miller, David (ill)
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River riddle
A boy, a bale of hay, a sheep and a fox need to cross the river in a boat built for two. Maybe you can help them get to the other side, all in one piece.
ISBN 9781760150518
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Dewar, Jim & Tortop , Anil (ill)
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Road trip
The only thing worse than a long boring road trip is driving with someone who loves long and boring road trips. Even when that someone is your dad.
ISBN 9781760127404
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
Parker, Danny & Eckstrom, Nathaniel (ill)
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A book for boys and girls on how to build a road, with fabulous, bright illustrations and fun language. There's a page of machine facts identifying the types of heavy equipment that help build our roads. There are even the ones that 'Tip the stones. Tip the stones. Lift and slide and dump. Lay the groundwork for the road. Crash! Roar! Thump!'
ISBN 9781921150166
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Sutton, Sally & Lovelock, Brian (ill)
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Meet some wild and wonderful animals - galloping zebras, prowling tigers, water-squirting elephants, jumping kangaroos and more.
ISBN 9781846164880
Publisher Orchard Books, 2006
Mayo, Margaret & Ayliffe, Alex (ill)
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Roar: Talk to the wild animals
Make your own noises as you find the animals in the wild. Lots of rhyme and colourful images.
ISBN 9780733318481
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Lester, Alison
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Robert the rose horse
Robert's allergy to flowers finally comes in handy when he becomes a police horse.
ISBN 9780001717602
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1992
Heilbroner, Joan & Eastman, P D (ill)
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Robin Hood's day
Jimmy is looking after Patchy Patch, the special class mascot that has been made by his teacher. He wants to take Patchy Patch somewhere very special. Dad thinks of going to Nottingham, where Robin Hood lived. They have a great day until they lose Patchy Patch.
ISBN 9781406306408
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Feeney, Josephine
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Rocky shores (Habitats of the world)
Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit rocky shores.
ISBN 9780733925085
Series Habitats of the world series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2001
Ballance, Alison
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Rodney loses it
Rodney was a rabbit who loved nothing more than drawing. He never found it tiresome, tedious or boring. But then one day, disaster struck! Where was his PEN?!
ISBN 9781742991900
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Gerard Bauer, Michael & Krebs, Chrissie
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Room on the broom
A witch, who is prone to losing her belongings, is helped by the animal friends that she meets on her broomstick journey. This is a delightful, rhyming story that children can easily join in.
ISBN 9780864613189
Publisher Koala Books, 2001
Donaldson, Julia & Scheffler, Axel (ill)
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Rory the dinosaur wants a pet
When Rory meets his friend's pet crab, he realises he wants a pet of his own. Rory searches high and low for a creature to love. It's at the end of a long day, when Rory least expects it, that he meets George.
ISBN 9780316390606
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 2016
Climo, Liz
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Rose meets Mr Wintergarten
Mr Wintergarten's house looks cold and uninviting. One day, Rose finds the courage to open the front gate to search for a ball that has ended up in Mr Wintergarten's yard. This is the beginning of an adventure that becomes a wonderful friendship.
ISBN 9780744531480
Publisher Walker Books, 1994
Graham, Bob
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Rose's garden
After travelling the world in her fantastic teapot, Rose is ready to put down roots. She sets about planting flowers in a neglected corner of a bustling city, where the earth is dusty. And, then, she waits and waits, through rain, cold and snow, never doubting that her garden will bloom one day.
ISBN 9781406330762
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Reynolds, Peter H
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Rose's red boots
One bright morning, Rose and her cheeky companion, Banjo, head off to fly their kite. The little red boots went marching, marching, marching. The little red boots went marching, merrily on their way.
ISBN 9780957988446
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2017
Finn, Maura & Eramus, Karen (ill)
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Rosie Revere, engineer
Shy, quiet Rosie is always trying to solve problems with her inventions. When a favourite uncle laughs at one of the gizmos she designs especially for him, Rosie resists talking about her dream to become a great engineer. But, when Great-Great Aunt Rose shows up for an extended stay, she tells stories of her experiences building planes during World War II. Rosie sets about designing a unique contraption to help her aunt take to the skies again.
ISBN 9781419708459
Publisher Abrams Books, 2013
Topics / STEM /
Beaty, Andrea & Roberts, David (ill)
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Rosie sips spiders
Clive bakes chocolate cakes, Nicky loves spaghetti, Tessa eats Bombe Alaska but Rosie sips spiders. Follow these children and others as they discover their individual differences.
ISBN 9780733621079
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2006
Lester, Alison
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Rosie's hat
The simple text may be about the wonderful adventures of Rosie's hat but the pictures tell us a lot more about Rosie's life. There could be more to the story than just Rosie's part in it.
ISBN 9781405000079
Publisher MacMillan, 2006
Donaldson, Julia & Currey, Anna (ill)
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Rosie's walk
When Rosie, the hen, sets off for a stroll, she is unaware that something is following her, or so we think. Rosie may just be lucky that her pursuer is the clumsiest of his kind, or maybe she knows more than she lets on.
ISBN 9780099413998
Publisher Red Fox, 2001
Hutchins, Pat
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Rotten and Rascal: the two terrible pterosaur twins
Rotten and Rascal are quarrelling twin baby pterosaurs who scream and snarl at each other all day long. One day, when a really terrible argument begins, the other dinosaurs try to resolve their noisy dispute. But, the two terrible pterosaur twins prove impossible to shut up. Something must be able to silence the horrible hullabaloo.
ISBN 9781862308688
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Geraghty, Paul
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Round and round and round and round
When Mrs Golightly retires, she buys a bike and sets off round the world.
ISBN 9780733613470
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Thompson, Colin & Gamble, Penelope
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Round fish square bowl
If you've ever felt like a square peg in a round hole, that you don't quite fit, just remember that the thing you don't like, that makes you different, can sometimes be a very good thing and make you very special.
ISBN 9781921042966
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2006
Skinner, Tom & Goss, Mini (ill)
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Ruby and Leonard and the great big surprise
Leonard and Ruby are working together to create a special surprise. But, when you're a mouse, even the smallest task can be overwhelming and keeping a secret is even harder.
ISBN 9781921541599
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2009
Rossell, Judith
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Ruby learns to swim
Splash the water. Floaties on. Eyes wide open. Blow Big bubbles. Simple, repetitive text that young students will enjoying chanting along as it is read aloud.
ISBN 9781742377506
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Gwynne, Phillip & Ainslie, Tamsin (ill)
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Ruby makes a friend
When Ruby's big brother leaves for his first day at school, a new friend appears. His name is Milo. Ruby and Milo become the very best of friends and have so much fun together. When Ruby and Milo go to school, they meet Jacinta and Boris, who become friends.
ISBN 9780670072262
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Burke, Tina
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Ruby roars
When Ruby was a baby, she liked to make noises with her dummy. Now that she is bigger, she wants to make scarier noises but she can't. The little Tasmanian devil wonders how she will be able to frighten others.
ISBN 9781741757521
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Wild, Margaret & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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Ruby Wishfingers 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 Ruby Wishfingers series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Kelly, Deborah & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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Ruby Wishfingers: Funny money
It must be Ruby's lucky day! She keeps finding coins everywhere. But there's something funny about this money. Why is it so bright, shiny and new looking? And where on earth is it coming from? You can bet your bottom dollar this will be a magical adventure to remember.
ISBN 9781925563269
Series Ruby Wishfingers series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Kelly, Deborah & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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Ruby Wishfingers: Hide-and-seek
Being able to wish for anything you would like sure would be great, but can it help in a game of hide and seek where things disappear and reappear in the strangest places? Join the Wishfinger family as they solve their troubles with magic.
ISBN 9781925139938
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Kelly, Deborah & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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Ruby Wishfingers: King of the castle
Jellybean is once again making mischief for Ruby, until she discovers the perfect way to make her little brother do exactly what she wants. But Cousin Todd isn't so keen on doing what Ruby says. Discover monster trucks, giant jumping castles, furious principals and hungry crocodiles along with plenty of laughs in an all new Ruby Wishfingers adventure.
ISBN 9781925563160
Series Ruby Wishfingers series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Kelly, Deborah & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer's escape
Being able to wish for anything you would like sure would be great, but as an ordinary girl finds out, you have to be careful what you wish for. Read along for a wonderful adventure. Meet a talking cat and a pocket-sized unicorn.
ISBN 9781925139631
Series Ruby Wishfingers series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Kelly, Deborah & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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Ruby Wishfingers: Toad-ally magic
Being able to wish for anything you would like sure would be great, but as an ordinary girl finds out, you cannot wish away some problems. Dive into this slimy adventure to learn what happens when the rules of magic are broken.
ISBN 9781925139815
Series Ruby Wishfingers series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Wombat Books, 2016
Kelly, Deborah & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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Rudie Nudie
A celebration of nudie moments between bath and bedtime. A rhyming tale.
ISBN 9780733323355
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Quay, Emma
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Rufus the numbat
Rufus the numbat is just passing through but his quiet stroll through town causes all kinds of trouble for the people who live there. This very effective story encourages thinking about human impact on the environment.
ISBN 9781876462963
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2010
Miller, David
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Rufus the writer
Why have a lemonade stand when you can have a story stand? That's what Rufus, a boy with a big imagination, decides. And once he's in business, he starts creating little gems for his friends and family. Millie and Walter trade a shell for his story called "Why Orange Is the Best Colour." Rufus writes little sister Annie a story for her birthday about a girl who shrinks to the size of a teacup. Sara trades flowers for a story about a family of buttons. And then they all sit down and read the wonderful stories together.
ISBN 9780385378536
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Bram, Elizabeth & Groenink, Chuck (ill)
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Rugby League Reads K-2 series
Using the club mascots and various Rugby League players and captains, these books will allow readers to read about Rugby League and their favourite clubs and players, whilst engaging with text and practicing reading strategies. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Rugby League Reads K-2 series (5 books)
Hirsch, Suzan
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Rumble in the jungle
This book has appealing and colourful verse about a variety of jungle animals.
ISBN 9781860396601
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Andreae, Giles & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846432507
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2008
Stockham, Jess (ill)
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Runaway dinner, The
Banjo has a sausage for his dinner every day. One day, his sausage, called Melvin, jumps off the plate and runs away, with the rest of Banjo's dinner, cutlery and furniture in pursuit.
ISBN 9781844280636
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Ahlberg, Allan & Inman, Bruce (ill)
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Runaway hug, The
Mum has just one hug left for the night, so Lucy tries hard to share the hug with everyone before bed. But, the hug runs away before Lucy can give it back to Mum.
ISBN 9781865044057
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Bland, Nick & Blackwood, Freya
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Runaway tractor, The
For children just beginning to read. Ted loses control of the tractor and it ends up in the water. Ted's job is to get the tractor out.
ISBN 9780746039137
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2000
Amery, Heather & Cartwright, Stephen (ill)
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Russell and the lost treasure
Russell, the sheep, is determined to find the lost treasure of Frogsbottom. Equipped with his super-duper treasure seeker, he searches high and low, up and down, in and out.
ISBN 9780007206247
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Scotton, Rob
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Russell the sheep
Russell can't sleep. He tries every way he knows but nothing is working. He even tries counting everything but still nothing works. Beautiful illustrations that will make you want to just reach out and pat Russell.
ISBN 9780007206230
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2005
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Scotton, Rob
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Ruthie Bon Bair, do not go to bed with wringing wet hair
The hilarious story of a girl with thick hair that took too long to dry.
ISBN 9780810954700
Publisher Harry N Abrams Inc, 2006
Lubner, Susan & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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