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Ugh, eggs
Pip is hungry and really looking forward to breakfast. But Dad has cooked eggs and Pip hates eggs. He goes to see Aunt Nellie, whose sandwiches look delicious. That is, until he looks inside and finds more egg. After spending the day avoiding eggs of all shapes and sizes, Pip has a pleasant surprise when he follows his nose.
ISBN 9781846433429
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2010
Arnold, Sarah
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Ugliest dog in the world, The
Everyone thinks the Ugliest Dog in the World is ugly in different ways. Mum thinks she's ugly in a cute sort of way, the lady next door thinks she's pretty, but you haven't seen the lady next door. Her owner, of course, thinks that she's beautiful.
ISBN 9780207174278
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1992
Whatley, Bruce
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Ugly duckling, The
A retelling of this much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846430220
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2006
Furukawa, Masumi (ill)
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Ultimate animal alphabet book, The
From the Adelie penguin to the zigzag heron. This A-Z book covers over 400 animal species and all kinds of interesting facts. Discover why the American flamingo is pink, what a baby echidna is called and whether the dusky leaf monkey really has four stomachs. If you are interested in learning about animals this is a good book for you.
ISBN 9780734420091
Publisher Hachette Australia, 2020
Crossins, Jennifer
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Ultimate animal counting book, The
Can you count one blue whale? Probably. How about 16 lions? Or 44 penguins? Or 100 fairy flies? Join us on an expedition through the animal kingdom, counting one to 100 and collecting fascinating animal facts along the way. Discover the colour of a zebra's skin under its stripes, how a tapir uses its nose as a snorkel when it swims, and that cranes are famous for their dancing!
ISBN 9780734418852
Publisher Lothian Books, 2019
Cossins, Jennifer
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Uncle David
Ned, the smallest person in his childcare group, declares that his Uncle David is a giant. The problem is all the parents want to meet Ned's uncle.
ISBN 9780868969336
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Gleeson, Libby & Greder, Armin (ill)
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Under the same sky
Two children on opposite sides of the world crave friendship. Is it possible to be friends across the miles?
ISBN 9781925594676
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2019
Vescio, Robert & Johnston, Nicky (ill)
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Under the sea
Have you ever wondered what's under the sea? Dive beneath the waves and discover bustling fish, a singing whale and twinkling creatures of the deep.
ISBN 9781409539087
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2011
Milbourne, Anna and Shimmen, Cathy (ill)
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Underneath a cow
Madge the cow welcomes the storm that is heading towards her farm. Some of the animals, however, are scared and when they find themselves caught out in the rain, far away from their homes, Madge is only too happy to offer them shelter.
ISBN 9781742990880
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Martin, Carol Ann & Wood, Ben (ill)
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Underwater fancy dress parade, The
Sometimes, it's hard to be brave. Sometimes, you get that feeling. You're just not ready. Until, one day, you are.
ISBN 9781925106206
Publisher Scribe Publications, 2015
Bell, Davina & Colpoys, Allison (ill)
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Unexpected crocodile, The
Peggy's family is hosting a barbecue for their neighbours, the Dawsons. Peggy isn't too sure about those Dawson boys. But she is delighted when an unexpected crocodile invites himself to tea, with unexpected consequences.
ISBN 9781742378077
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Kane, Kim & Acton, Sara (ill)
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When you are walking through the jungle, almost anything can happen. Unfortunately, sometimes it's bad, but fortunately sometimes it's good.
ISBN 9781408309896
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2010
Durant, Alan & Rickerty, Simon (ill)
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Luka is unwell and her best friend wants to make her better. When Luka says she wants a unicorn, her friend goes to extreme lengths to make her wish come true. But Luka is no fool, so the goal to find a unicorn is a lot trickier than first anticipated.
ISBN 9781925712506
Publisher Affirm Press, 2018
Hutchings, Maggie & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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Uno's garden
When Uno arrives in the beautiful forest, it is full of extraordinary animals. As people and buildings appear, the animals and plants begin to disappear. Children will love the puzzles and numbers intertwined with a strong environmental message.
ISBN 9780670041916
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Base, Graeme
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Unscary book, The
What are you doing here? This is a scary book! Nicholas Ickle is back and this time he wants to show us a very scary book. However, as much as he tries, he can't keep away all the lovely and happy things from appearing on the pages.
ISBN 9781742994147
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Bland, Nick
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Unwilling twin, The
Jules and George are the same in every way. It is quite impossible to tell them apart. Like all twins, Jules and George do everything together. But after a long, hot day at the beach, even twins sometimes disagree ...
ISBN 9781460757536
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2020
Blackwood, Freya
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Up and down
Two friends, a boy and a penguin, do everything together until, one day, the penguin decides it's time to spread his wings.
ISBN 9780007263844
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
Jeffers, Oliver
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Up to something
All his life Billy knows something magical happens in Dad's shed. Finally he has been invited in and together they are going to do a project, at least that's what he thinks. Billy soon discovers he is an assistant, sweeping and carrying, how will dad ever see his great talents. Will dad ever learn what they are capable of if only they work together?
ISBN 9781925335705
Publisher EK Books, 2019
McKelvey, Katrina & Lonergan, Kirrili (ill)
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Up, up and away
On a perfect day for kite-flying, Buttercup and Poppy race to the top of the hill trailing their beautiful petal dragon kite. It starts when Buttercup won't share and then things go seriously wrong. A windy adventure that ends up great fun for everyone.
ISBN 9780552557542
Series Dewdrop series (7 of 8)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2009
MacCarthy, Patricia
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Upside down Friday
Hugo doesn't like Upside-Down Fridays. The day is the wrong way round. It's sports day, which means lunchtime is at morning teatime, and all his classmates' smiles look like frowns. Will Hugo learn to tame the butterflies in his tummy and find the fun in days that don't go to plan?
ISBN 9781925820850
Publisher EK Books, 2021
Spasevski, Lana & Johnston, Nicky (ill)
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Upsy down town
Visit an amazing world where nothing is quite as it should be.
ISBN 9781904511885
Publisher Meadowside Children's Books, 2004
Shoshan, Beth & Hendra, Sue (ill)
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Usborne big book of animals, The
The Big Book of Animals contains 14 impressive giant fold out pages. From the mighty elephant to the amazing colossal squid, some of the worlds tallest, longest, and heaviest animals will be revealed, as well as the biggest animal that has ever lived. Each animal contains a physical description and dimensions, some of which will leave the reader in awe.
ISBN 9781474928953
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2017
Fabiano, Fiorin & Maskell, Hazel (ill)
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Usborne big book of big bugs and a few little ones too, The
From an amazing stick insect longer that your arm, to gigantic spiders as big as a dinner plate, open the huge fold-out pages to discover how big some of the biggest bugs in the world really are.
ISBN 9781409532989
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2012
Bone, Emily
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Usborne big book of bugs, The
The Big Book of Bugs contains some very impressive colour illustrations of gigantic bugs and insects, along with some information about each one. From an amazing stick insect longer than your arm, to gigantic spiders as big as a dinner plate, open the huge fold-out pages to discover how big some of the biggest bugs in the world really are.
ISBN 9781474928960
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2017
Bone, Emily & Fiorin, Fabiano (ill)
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Usborne book of night time, The
At night when you are fast asleep and dreaming, another world awakens, the world of night. Night in a desert, night in a forest, night in space, there are many night-time worlds for you to explore.
ISBN 9781474936606
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2018
Cowan, Laura & Pang, Bonnie (ill)
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