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ID Title Author  
15043
Waddle giggle gargle
The story of the ingenious way Grandpa, Grandma and Jonathan protect themselves from the swooping, waddling, giggling, gargling magpie that is determined to protect her nest.
ISBN 9780140559910
Publisher Penguin, 1996
Allen, Pamela
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5807
Waiting for Hugo
For Hugo, the world is full of things to count. For his family, that means everything takes extra time, which does come with some nice surprises sometimes.
ISBN 9781922081216
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2013
Niland, Amanda & Richards, Claire (ill)
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2269
Waiting for later
Even though Nancy is big, one day she feels small. When she asks her mum, brother, cousin, aunt and grandfather to play with her, they're all busy and ask her to wait until later. So, Nancy climbs a tree in her backyard to wait for later, and imagines playing the games her family doesn't have time for.
ISBN 9781921720055
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Matthews, Tina
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22842
Waiting for mum
Even very small children have to face big worries. When mum doesn't arrive to pick her up from school, this little girl faces those worries and carefully thinks about the right thing to do. She knows it is important not to panic and that worries can be forced to back down if you face them. Some devilish worries swirl around the familiar scenes on these beautifully illustrated pages.
ISBN 9781865041711
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Lunn, Helen & Pignataro, Anna (ill)
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7766
Waiting is not easy
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. They are best friends. Piggie has a surprise for Gerald but he is going to have to wait for it. And wait, then wait some more.
ISBN 9781423199571
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Disney Press, 2014
Willems, Mo
No book cover.
8324
Waiting out the storm
Out on a hillside as a storm moves in, a young girl and her mother watch the raindrops fall, the thunder rumble and the lightning flash. As they approach their house, the girl wants to know where the turtles, chipmunks and birds go during a storm. Indoors, they settle down together, to watch the rain.
ISBN 9780763633783
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2009
Macken, Joann Early & Gaber, Susan (ill)
No book cover.
4015

New
Walk in the bush, A
Little Iggy does not want to leave the house, but Grandad insists, they always have fun together. What follows is a wonderful journey, in the great Australian outdoors, with singing birds, wallaby surprises, secret caterpillar messages and oodles of grandad humour. Here is a story about the wonders of nature, the funny side of life and spending time with the ones we love.
ISBN 9781925475531
Publisher Affirm Press, 2017
Perkins, Gwyn
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12058
Walker treasury of bear stories, The
A delightful collection of twenty-one stories about bears, written and illustrated by many well-known authors and illustrators, including Michael Rosen, Sarah Hayes and John Burningham. If you like bear stories, you'll love this book.
ISBN 9780744544183
Publisher Walker Books, 1995
Various
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14950
Warambi
When her home in a little bent-wing bat colony is destroyed, Warambi is separated from her family. She's forced to shelter in a rather unusual place, where scary sounds are all around her and danger is never far away. Warambi just wants to find her way home.
ISBN 9781921504280
Publisher Working Title Press, 2011
Darlison, Aleesah & Plant, Andrew (ill)
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4847

New
Was not me
I have a naughty twin brother who I only see. A cheeky twin brother, his name is Not Me. There are how many boys in this family?
ISBN 9781460752463
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
Horsfall, Shannon
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Watch me grow series
A great introductory series about all sorts of animals and insects. Includes dynamic, full-colour photographs, life cycles and a simple glossary of terms. 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 Watch me grow series (13 books)
Dorling Kindersley
No book cover.
29461
Watch me throw the ball
Piggie wants a go at throwing Gerald's ball. Gerald tells him that throwing is a very serious business, requiring lots of skill and practice. But Piggie knows something that Gerald does not.
ISBN 9781406322194
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Willems, Mo
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9619
Watch out big Bro's coming
Mouse has some hot news. Big Bro is coming. The news spreads from Monkey to Parrot to Frog to Elephant. All the animals add to the news until the size and toughness of Big Bro is legendary.
ISBN 9780744563047
Publisher Walker Books, 1999
Alborough, Jez
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6596
Watchmaker who saved Christmas, The
A mysterious visitor requests that his extraordinary watch be repaired by Christmas Eve. The watchmaker has never seen a watch like it. His assistant, Peter, suggests an unusual way to repair it but it's a race against time.
ISBN 9781741662245
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Whatley, Bruce
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97380
Way I love you, The
A young girl describes the reasons why she loves her pet dog.
ISBN 9781877003813
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2004
Bedford, David & James, Ann
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4859
We all sleep
Beneath the stars, we all sleep.
ISBN 9781925162684
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2015
Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Morgan, Sally (ill)
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15112
We all went on safari, a counting journey through Tanzania
Learn to count in Swahili and discover all kinds of African animals in the grasslands of Tanzania.
ISBN 9780864615138
Publisher Koala Books, 2003
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Krebs, Laurie & Cairns, Julia (ill)
No book cover.
22757
We are in a book
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. Gerald and Piggie discover the joy of being read. But, the book must come to an end.
ISBN 9781423133087
Series Elephant & Piggie series (21 books)
Publisher Hyperion Books, 2010
Willems, Mo
No book cover.
50640
We belong together
Child-like, smiling stick figures and bold, brilliant colours capture what it means for a family to belong together. In a sensitive, child-friendly way, the book focuses on different types of families.
ISBN 9780733323119
Publisher Pan Asia Publications, 2008
Parr, Todd
No book cover.
4943
We found a hat
Two turtles have found a hat. The hat looks good on both of them. But, there are two turtles and there is only one hat.
ISBN 9781406347517
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2016
Klassen, Jon
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4226

New
We're all wonders
I know I can't change the way I look. But maybe, just maybe, people can change the way they see... Auggie knows he's no ordinary kid. He does plenty of ordinary things. He feels ordinary. He just doesn't look ordinary. But it is not just Auggie who's different, and everyone is a wonder- if only they could see it.
ISBN 9780141386416
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Palacio, R.J
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8243
We're going on a bear hunt
The family are going on a bear hunt. You can go with them, through the long grass and the mud. Are you scared? Children love this bear hunt.
ISBN 9780744568516
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Rosen, Michael & Oxenbury, Helen (ill)
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15113
We're going on a picnic
Hen, Goose and Duck are going on a picnic. They pack all their favourite foods but, as they walk, their basket becomes lighter and lighter.
ISBN 9780099433040
Publisher Red Fox, 2002
Hutchins, Pat
No book cover.
5123
Welcome to Birdwell Island
Clifford, the big red dog, is moving to Birdwell Island. He teaches everyone on Birdwell Island to have respect for others.
ISBN 9780439411912
Series Clifford series (78 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2001
Bridwell, Norman
No book cover.
120055
Wendel's workshop
Wendell, an inventor, builds a robot called Clunk who is a total disaster because he is so untidy. He is thrown down the rubbish shoot onto the scrap heap. Wendell invents a replacement robot called Wendelbot who is obsessed with tidiness and Wendell realises he is in danger of being thrown into the rubbish as well.
ISBN 9780230017801
Publisher MacMillan, 2007
Riddell, Chris
No book cover.
1303
Whale in the bath
Bruno can't wash when there is a whale in the bath, but why won't anyone believe him.
ISBN 9781743318584
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Westaway, Kylie & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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24758
What could it be
It's time to step outside the square and explore your creativity. So many shapes, so many possibilities. Have some fun with your imagination.
ISBN 9781925335026
Publisher Exisle Publishing, 2016
Fawcett, Sally
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766
What did one elephant say to another
Find out how elephants communicate with one another, not only through the noises they make but with their body movements.
ISBN 9781426303074
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Baines, Becky
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12390
What Dino saw
Jenny finds a big, egg-shaped thing down by the creek. She takes it home and, when it hatches, out pops a cute, but very hungry, baby dinosaur.
ISBN 9780143300984
Series Aussie nibbles (51 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Kelleher, Victor
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8039
What do you wish for
Ruby is looking forward to Christmas and the street party in the local park, as well as many other happy customs. One of these is the neighbourhood children hanging a Christmas wish on the big tree in the park, before they perform their yearly show. Ruby happily ponders on all the things she loves about the festive season - baking, presents, Christmas lunch and the freedom of holidays.
ISBN 9780670078110
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Godwin, Jane & Walker, Anna (ill)
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12616
What does your daddy do
In class, the children are trying to determine whose father is the most important. The answer may surprise you.
ISBN 9780734411129
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Reece, Gordon & Cencic, Vilma (ill)
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43486

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What makes me a me?
Who am I? I ask myself. What makes me a me? I think hard with all my might and look around to see. Sometimes I am like super guy, really strong and brave. Sometimes I am like a tree, my arms stick out like branches. And sometimes I am like a snail, slow, slow, slow.
ISBN 9781408867259
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2017
Faulks, Ben & Tazzyman, David (ill)
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21306
What makes my dad happy
What makes your dad happy? Find out all of the things that make these dads happy.
ISBN 9781742378381
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Cox, Tania & Broekstra, Loretta (ill)
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3808
What makes my mum happy
Find out all the simple things that make this little girl's Mum happy.
ISBN 9781742378374
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Cox, Tania & Broekstra, Lorette (ill)
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30663
What noise comes from a giraffe
We all know it's true, that a cow says moo. Find out what noise comes from a giraffe.
ISBN 9781460752234
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
MacLean, Craig
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7781
What pet should I get
When a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick out a pet, they can't choose just one.
ISBN 9780553524260
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2015
Seuss, Dr
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12197
What we count then and now
A simple counting book in which the pictures compare related everyday, useful objects used in Australia before 1788 and their modern counterparts.
ISBN 9780975064023
Publisher Indij Readers, 2003
Empacher, Helen & others
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63477
What's in that egg
Imagine if humans were born from eggs. Find out about the animals that lay eggs and how the babies make their way out. Discover why some eggs are huge while others are tiny.
ISBN 9781426304088
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2009
Baines, Becky
No book cover.
14670
What's it like to be a bee?
A honeybee tells the story of her life, from hatching from an egg to collecting nectar and honey.
ISBN 9781607531845
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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3376
What's it like to be a butterfly?
A red emerald butterfly tells the story of his life, from hatching from an egg to becoming a caterpillar, chrysalis and finally an adult butterfly.
ISBN 9781607531852
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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19544
What's it like to be a dragonfly?
A dragonfly tells the story of its life, from hatching from an egg to becoming an adult dragonfly.
ISBN 9781607531869
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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13287
What's it like to be a grasshopper?
A grasshopper tells the story of its life, from hatching from an egg to becoming an adult grasshopper.
ISBN 9781607531937
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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10547
What's it like to be a spider?
A garden spider tells how she spins webs and lays eggs, and we learn what happens when her young hatches.
ISBN 9781607531944
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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27522
What's it like to be an ant?
A worker ant tells the story of her life, from hatching to being part of a colony.
ISBN 9781607531838
Series What's it like to be series (6 books)
Publisher Amicus, 2012
Johnson, Jinny & Sanzi, Desiderio (ill)
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What's it like to be 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 What's it like to be series (6 books)
Various
No book cover.
560
What's that awful smell
The animals are being driven out of the barn by a hideous smell. They all think it is the little piglet but perhaps it is a case of mistaken identity.
ISBN 9780142405864
Publisher Puffin USA, 2004
Tekavec, Heather & Spengler, Margaret (ill)
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1772
What's the matter, Aunty May
Good intentions go awry for a little boy, as a polish here and a scrub-a-dub there ends up in a parakeet going through a vacuum cleaner, a couple of floods, ice cream cake where there shouldn't be ice cream cake, and the promise of a return visit.
ISBN 9781921714535
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2012
Friend, Peter & Joyner, Andrew (ill)
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12386
What's the time Mr Wolf
Large and brightly coloured pictures of Mr Wolf, knowing when its time to do things, provides an excellent way of learning the time.
ISBN 9781405206846
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2003
Hawkins, Colin & Jacqui
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103649
What's the time, Maisy
Learn the time with Maisy, the mouse.
ISBN 9780744592245
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2002
Cousins, Lucy
No book cover.
4562

New
What's up top?
What is up top of the ladder? Is it a hat? Is it a cat? Is it a snail on whale or a frog on a log?
ISBN 9780143783886
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Martin, Marc
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43453

New
Whatcha building?
The old milk bar on the corner is coming down to make way for something new. Little Davey Durak is gathering scrap- a short piece of wood here, a long piece there. But what's Davey building? Big Bruce the Builder wants to know, but Davey won't tell...
ISBN 9780733334153
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Daddo, Andrew & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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12217
Whatever next
Baby bear travels to the moon and back while his mother gets his bath ready. On the way he meets an owl and they have a picnic on the moon.
ISBN 9780333636213
Publisher MacMillan, 1995
Murphy, Jill
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28272
Wheels on the bus, The
Make all the sounds and actions as you read along to this well-known rhyme.
ISBN 9780859538879
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2001
Kubler, Annie (ill)
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7461
When a dragon moves in
On a beautiful day at the beach, a little boy builds the perfect sandcastle and, immediately, a dragon moves in. The boy and the dragon roam the beach, roast marshmallows, fly kites, float in the water and defend the sandcastle against bullies. But, no-one in his family believes that the dragon exists and that's when the mischief begins.
ISBN 9780979974670
Publisher Flashlight Press, 2011
Moore, Jodi & McWilliam, Howard (ill)
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4799
When dad showed me the universe
One day, Dad said he thought I was old enough for him to show me the universe. We rugged up and set off through the town, where the shops are closing for the night. I wonder where the universe is.
ISBN 9781927271827
Publisher Gecko Press, 2015
Stark, Ulf & Eriksson, Eva (IIl)
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18450
When elephants lived in the sea
A picture book about the evolution of elephants.
ISBN 9780734408426
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Godwin, Jane & Agostino, Vincent (ill)
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4779
When Frank was four
Follow seven children as they grow up from tiny babies to age seven, with a different event to highlight each year. There's the year when Nicky tipped spaghetti on her head and, another, when Ernie climbed into the fish tank.
ISBN 9781864483994
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
Lester, Alison
No book cover.
50695
When Henry caught imaginitis
Henry is an overly methodical boy, preferring sums and order to playing or daydreaming. Luckily, he catches a fortuitous case of Imaginitis, a condition where silly thoughts invade his head in a random manner and beg to be acted on.
ISBN 9781741690309
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Bland, Nick
No book cover.
29051
When I first met you, Blue Kangaroo
When Lily gets a new baby brother, she soon discovers that it's not easy learning new things and helping to look after someone so small. But, then, Grandma brings her a very special surprise. Someone who also needs to be cared for.
ISBN 9780007425112
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Chichester Clark, Emma
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15377
When I grow up
What do you want to be when you grow up? A class of kids present a musical about growing up.
ISBN 9780744583724
Publisher Walker Books, 2005
McNaughton, Colin
No book cover.
27044

New
When I grow up
When I grow up... I will eat sweets every day on the way to work and I will go to bed late every night. And I will wake up, when the sun comes up and I will watch cartoons until my eyes go square.
ISBN 9781742764955
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Minchin, Tim
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26131
When I see Grandma
Visiting Grandma can sometimes be sad, but a little girl and her brother brighten Grandma's dreams and bring warmth and laughter to the residents of an aged care home.
ISBN 9781921632594
Publisher Wombat Books, 2014
Tidball, Debra & Hedstrom, Leigh (ill)
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497
When I was a baby
All about being very, very young - and growing up, a bit.
ISBN 9781435017986
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Niland, Deborah
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17172
When it is time
Beautiful, sensitive story extolling the virtue of patience at the time of birth. Sakura and the mother hen wait for an egg to hatch which it does, when it is time.
ISBN 9780734406538
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
McCleary, Stacey & Rippin, Sally (ill)
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2897
When Lulu went to the zoo
When Lulu went to the zoo she was sad for the giraffes and the penguins. She decides to release all the animals from their cages and takes them back to her house to live. However that turns out to be not quite such a good plan after all.
ISBN 9781842707531
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Ellis, Andy
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12206
When Poppy and Max grow up
Poppy and her dog, Max, act out possible career and pastime choices in a way that inspires the imagination and choices of young students.
ISBN 9781841216997
Publisher Little Orchard, 2001
Gardiner, Lindsey
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815
When spring comes
When it's cold and snowy and bleak and brown, Spring seems very far away. But, if you wait, soon you will see leaves and blossoms, smell flowers and mud. Soon, you will hear birds and buzzing bees.
ISBN 9780062331397
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2016
Henkes, Kevin & Dronzek, Laura (ill)
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12251
When the snake bites the sun
Based on a story told by David Mowaljarlai of the Ngarinyin tribe. One of a series of Aboriginal stories about animals and birds.
ISBN 9781865046280
Series Aboriginal Stories (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Lofts, Pamela (comp) & Mowaljarlai, David (teller)
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9653
When the wind changed
Josh always pulled the most awful faces. His mum always said he'd be sorry when the wind changed. One day the wind changes but Josh can't believe that it could really make something awful happen. He may be surprised.
ISBN 9780207167614
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2003
Park, Ruth & Niland, Deborah (ill)
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2264
When we go walkabout
When we go walkabout, what do we see. Yirruwa yirrilikenuma-langwa, amiyembena yirringka yirruwa.
ISBN 9781743314562
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Lalara, Rhoda & Alfred
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12434
When's my turn
Every day, after work, Dad and I go to the park to play cricket. Dad's really good at cricket and teaches me everything he knows, which should be great.
ISBN 9780864615510
Publisher Koala Books, 2004
Smithers, Hayley & Yahyeh, John (ill)
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17890
Where am I
There is a big difference between watching a game of rugby league on television and actually being there. Read what it is like watching the game live.
Series Rugby League Reads K-2 series (5 books)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan
No book cover.
103651
Where are Maisy's friends
Maisy is playing hide-and-seek with Charley, Tallulah, Eddie and Cyril.
ISBN 9780744575323
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Cousins, Lucy
No book cover.
1861
Where are you, Banana
Roddy and his dog, Banana, are the best of friends, They play together, rest together and sleep together. What do Roddy and his parents do when they return home to find a hole under the back fence and no Banana.
ISBN 9781743310533
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Laguna, Sofie & Smith, Craig (ill)
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12182
Where are you, blue kangaroo
Lily has a special relationship with Blue Kangaroo. He goes with her everywhere but she has a habit of losing him. A delightful picture book.
ISBN 9780862649234
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2000
Chichester Clark, Emma
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844
Where do baby animals come from
Pipkin is a very small penguin who asks big questions. This time he wants to know where babies come from, but each animal keeps giving him different answers.
ISBN 9781409532927
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2012
Milbourne, Anna & Riglietti, Serena (ill)
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103652
Where does Maisy live
A lift-the-flap book about Maisy, the mouse. Find out where Maisy lives.
ISBN 9780744575330
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Cousins, Lucy
No book cover.
4788
Where does Thursday go
A wise, gentle picture book about the passage of time for those who wonder why special days can't last forever.
ISBN 9781876289515
Publisher Margaret Hamilton, 2001
Brian, Janeen & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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9445
Where is Galah
Dingo is on the prowl. He can see Emu, Swan and Turtle. He can hear Crocodile, Frog and Kookaburra. But, he can't find Galah.
ISBN 9781921894466
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2015
Morgan, Sally
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103654
Where is Maisy's panda
A lift-the-flap book about Maisy, the mouse, who is searching for her panda.
ISBN 9780744569209
Series Maisy series (44 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Cousins, Lucy
No book cover.
6139
Where is Rusty
Rusty, his mother and two friends, Henrietta and Toby, are going into town on the bus. In the department store, Rusty's mother gives clear instructions that they must all stay together. But, Rusty is a curious young dog whose nose repeatedly leads him astray. Soon, everyone is looking for him.
ISBN 9781927271469
Publisher Gecko Press, 2014
Posthuma, Sieb & Nagelkerke, Bill (trans)
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15163
Where is the green sheep
There are all sorts of sheep doing activities. There is the blue sheep, the red sheep, the bath sheep and the bed sheep, but, the green sheep is missing.
ISBN 9780670041497
Publisher Viking Children's, 2004
Fox, Mem & Horacek, Judy (ill)
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496
Where the fairies fly
When Jamie can't sleep, he and Lucy decide to look for the dream time fairies.
ISBN 9781841211084
Publisher Orchard Books, 2004
Simmons, Jane
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12030
Where the wild things are
Max, wearing his wolf suit, sails to where the wild things are. Over the years, many children have taken this voyage with Max.
ISBN 9780099408390
Publisher Red Fox, 2000
Sendak, Maurice
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18347
Where's dummy
Little wombat can't find his dummy.
ISBN 9780975679906
Publisher Jitterbug Books, 2005
Simpson, Kate & Holfield, Greg (ill)
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7613
Where's Jessie
When Jessie and her family move to the Outback, there isn't room in their horse-drawn cart for her favourite toy, Bertie Bear. Poor Bertie is packed into a box to travel with the cameleers. But, when Bertie becomes dislodged, he doesn't understand where his family has gone. Bertie is about to begin some grand adventures.
ISBN 9780642278753
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2015
Brian, Janeen & Spudvilas, Anne (ill)
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12208
Where's mum
Three children imagine that their working mother has brought home their favourite bedtime story characters and are astonished when she actually does.
ISBN 9781862913523
Publisher Omnibus Books, 1997
Gleeson, Libby & Smith, Craig (ill)
No book cover.
12106
Where's Spot
Lift the flaps to find Spot as his mother searches for him behind doors, under beds, even inside the piano. Help hunt for this lovable puppy.
ISBN 9780140504200
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1983
Hill, Eric
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4089
Where's the elephant
What starts as a game of jungle hide-and-seek to find the elephant, the parrot and the snake quickly turns into something more significant. A near wordless picture book which powerfully demonstrates the devastating effects of deforestation in Brazil.
ISBN 9781405276481
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2015
Barroux
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18527
Where's the gold
Three pirates hunt for gold, accompanied by a green parrot. Lots of rhyme and alliteration.
ISBN 9780670028443
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Allen, Pamela
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2898
Where, oh where, is Rosie's chick
Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But, little baby chick isn't there. But, watch out Rosie, there's someone following you and it's not just your baby chick.
ISBN 9781444918281
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2015
Hutchins, Pat
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4840

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Whirlpool, The
Life is full of brightness for one polar bear cub. But then the shadows fall...and his world changes. The little cub must learn to hope again.
ISBN 9781925563047
Publisher Wombat Books, 2017
Larkin, Emily & Magisson, Helene (ill)
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6624
White book, The
A little boy stands in front of a white wall. He readies his brush and begins to paint. First off, a coat of pink. But wait, the painted wall reveals six birdies, perched on a branch. Then, he tries the blue, yellow, grey, green and purple. There are lots of surprises in store for our little painter. A wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781406363173
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Borando, Silvia & Clerici, Lorenzo & Pica, Elisabetta
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9632
Who sank the boat
One warm, sunny morning, a donkey, a cow, a pig, a sheep and a tiny little mouse decide to go for a row in a boat.
ISBN 9780140509403
Publisher Penguin, 1988
Allen, Pamela
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18474
Who wants a dragon
A baby dragon is lonely and wants someone to love him. Zany art and lots of opportunities to respond to the little dragon's feelings.
ISBN 9781843624943
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Mayhew, James & Gardiner, Lindsay (ill)
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10394
Who will play with me
Two stories in one about a lonely boy and a kitten.
ISBN 9781875846412
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Coxon, Michele
No book cover.
41046
Who's driving
This is a picture book for drivers of all ages. A new play on the fable of the hare and the tortoise.
ISBN 9780958272025
Publisher Gecko Press, 2006
Timmers, Leo
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6375
Who's got a normal family
Alex has a new foster sister, Emma, and excitedly tells his class. But, when Jimmy Martin tells Alex that Emma is not his real sister and his family is not normal, Alex isn't quite so excited anymore.
ISBN 9781925117752
Publisher Little Steps Publishing, 2016
Nowell, Belinda & Alexander, Misa (ill)
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28203
Whole caboodle, The
On a stroll to the park, a playful pup takes the lead to see how many new friends will be found.
ISBN 9781743629321
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Shanahan, Lisa & Rudge, Leila (ill)
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47166
Whose dinner
Lift the flap and find out whose eating dinner and what it is.
ISBN 9780733322570
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Rowe, Jeannette
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15379
Whose tail is that
When two little monkeys lose their mother, they have to check lots of tails to find her. But, there are lots and lots of dangerous tails.
ISBN 9781876288105
Publisher Working Title Press, 2002
Nicholls, Christine & Snell, Danny (ill)
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69650
Why are they marching Daddy
A father answers his little daughter's curious questions about all the different people she sees passing by in an ANZAC Day march. Simple, clear explanations of the concept of honouring those who fought presented in a way that may inspire discussion amongst those who share this book.
ISBN 9780958162555
Publisher ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee QLD Incorporated, 2002
Burke, Di (comp) & Alger, Elizabeth (ill)
No book cover.
43459

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Why can't I be a dinosaur?
Today is Aunt Daisy's wedding but Nellie can't wear her flower girl dress. Today, she's a dinosaur. Luckily, Nellie might just have a roaring-ly good idea...
ISBN 9781760294724
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Westaway, Kylie & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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18706
Why do I have to eat off the floor
Whimsical situations around the owning of pets. Against the backdrop of an owner's seemingly carefree life, Murphy the dog questions the rules under which he must live.
ISBN 9781921049026
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2005
Hornsey, Chris & Perkins, Gwyn (ill)
No book cover.
23061
Why elephant has a trunk
There was a time when Elephant had no nose at all. You see, he was big, he was clumsy and he was very, very smelly. But, his friends didn't tell him because they didn't want to upset him.
ISBN 9780141327815
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Tinga Tinga Tales
No book cover.
7670
Why giraffe has a long neck
You see, there was a time when Giraffe didn't have a long neck. She had short legs, short horns and a very short, stumpy neck. She was also a very fussy eater. When Giraffe tried to get some honey from deep inside a tree, everything changed.
ISBN 9780141335056
Publisher Puffin UK, 2011
Tinga Tinga Tales
No book cover.
16825
Why lion roarrrs
There was a time when Lion wasn't like a King. You could even say that Lion had no roar. But, something happened when the animals asked Lion to make snappy Crocodile share the waterhole.
ISBN 9780141335216
Publisher Puffin UK, 2011
Tinga Tinga Tales
No book cover.
35336
Why monkey swings in trees
There was a time when Monkeys didn't swing in the trees. They used to stay on the ground and play. And, they loved to wind Crocodile up. One day, Crocodile got cross and went snap.
ISBN 9780141327839
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Tinga Tinga Tales
No book cover.
73240
Why the animals came to town
Anteaters, apes and antelopes, baboons and bison, beavers, bats. Animals from all over the world have come to our street. A boy's nocturnal visit from a parade of dancing animals warns us all that the world we share is in danger.
ISBN 9781406329957
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Foreman, Michael
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5895
Wibbly Pig has 10 balloons
Wibbly Pig has ten balloons but not for very long. As he gives them away, he holds on tightly to his favourite teddy bear balloon. But, then, Big Pig's shouting sister comes along.
ISBN 9781444902662
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2011
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Inkpen, Mick
No book cover.
36709
Wibbly Wobbly Street
The city of Squareton had streets that were all smooth and wide and very, very straight except for Wibbly Wobbly Street. The mayor and his council try to straighten Wibbly Wobbly Street, but they should think again.
ISBN 9781741695618
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Trewin, Trudie & Orsini, Cheryl
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15380
Wild animals ABC
An enjoyable introduction to alphabet books that provides poetic text and rich, full page, close-up Illustrations with a photographic quality.
ISBN 9781741853537
Publisher Hinkler Books, 2010
Fleming, Garry
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34892
Wild boars' cook
Four wild boars, Boris, Morris, Horace and Doris, are bad tempered, smelly, rude and always hungry. They turn their talents to cooking a cake and, of course, they can't wait to devour it.
ISBN 9780141329338
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Rosoff, Meg & Blackall, Sophie (ill)
No book cover.
18439
Wild girl, The
A girl lives in the world with only a small dog for company. A sensitive story with original artwork.
ISBN 9780224070263
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Wormell, Chris
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3273
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Wilfrid, who has four names, spends much of his time in the retirement home next door. His special friend, Miss Nancy, who also has four names, has lost her memory. Wilfred tries to help her by finding Miss Nancy's memories for her.
ISBN 9781862913479
Publisher Omnibus Books, 1997
Fox, Mem & Vivas, Julie (ill)
No book cover.
9676
Willow and the treasure hunt
Willow the wombat and Marshall the hopping mouse set out on a treasure hunt. They eventually find the real treasure which is worth more than all the gold in the world.
ISBN 9781921346958
Publisher Brolly Books, 2008
Parker, Natalie Jane
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12023
Willy and Hugh
Willy and Hugh meet in the park and, after a tricky start, they become firm friends. When threatened by bullies or monsters, Willy and Hugh look after each other.
ISBN 9780099266150
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1998
Browne, Anthony
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4588

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Willy and the cloud
There is a cloud following Willy wherever he goes. He can't hide and he can't escape. There is only one thing he can do. Willy will have to stand up to it.
ISBN 9781406366969
Publisher Walker Books, 2016
Browne, Anthony
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4866
Willy the champ
Willy, the chimpanzee, isn't good at sports and prefers books and music. When he is threatened by a bully, he triumphs.
ISBN 9780744543568
Publisher Walker Books, 1996
Browne, Anthony
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4867
Willy the dreamer
Willy, the modest chimpanzee, becomes the various characters of his dreams. He is a rock singer, superhero, beggar and king.
ISBN 9780744569643
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Browne, Anthony
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4868
Willy the wimp
When he is bullied by a gorilla gang, Willy, the chimpanzee, answers a bodybuilding advertisement to grow big and strong.
ISBN 9780744567014
Publisher Walker Books, 1998
Browne, Anthony
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4864
Willy the wizard
Willy the chimp loves football. But, he doesn't have any boots, so he's never picked for the team. Then, one evening, Willy is given a strange pair of old-looking football boots and his luck is about to change.
ISBN 9780552549356
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Browne, Anthony
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4870
Willy's pictures
Inspired by well-known artists whose works appear in a fold-out, double-page spread at the back of the book, Willy, the chimpanzee, has created his own masterpieces.
ISBN 9780744561654
Publisher Walker Books, 2000
Browne, Anthony
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3454
Wim Wom from the mustard mill, The
The mischievous Wim Wom will cause trouble if the children don't do as they are told. The children draw, make and model him and events take a surprising turn when the Wim Wom from the Mustard Mill makes his appearance.
ISBN 9781846431180
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2008
Peters, Polly & Angeletti, Roberta (ill)
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46407
Windy farm
There is a farm so windy that the family who live there need to wear heavy shoes so they don't blow away. Can they make the most of the wind.
ISBN 9781921504419
Publisher Working Title Press, 2013
MacLeod, Doug & Smith, Craig (ill)
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12008
Wishbone
A wistful picture book about a boy's quest for a little rough-and-tumble dog of his own. A story about the need to love and be loved.
ISBN 9780733309748
Publisher ABC Books, 2002
Brian, Janeen & Niland, Kilmeny (ill)
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593
With love from head to toe
How good it is to have toes and ears and tongues and other parts of our body, to enjoy paddling, listening and tasting, and all the other senses that we have.
ISBN 9781921136337
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2009
Kuchling, Guundie & Tambour, Evelyn (photo)
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68261
With Nan
A leaf that flies. A rock that hops. These are some of the wonderful things that Simon sees on his walk with Nan. Simon takes a walk through the bush with his Nan and along the way finds out that things are not always what they seem.
ISBN 9781921136122
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2013
Cox, Tania & Blair, Karen (ill)
No book cover.
108788
Wobbly wand, The
On this night, the toys are playing noisily in the toy room. Fairy Doll waves her wobbly wand with rather dire consequences.
ISBN 9781741261929
Publisher QED Publishing, 2005
Bevan, Clare
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23146
Wolf and the seven kids, The
A wolf in disguise captures six little kids.
ISBN 9781846436567
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2014
Rimmington, Natasha
No book cover.
9371
Wolf won't bite
Watch in wonder as three cheeky little circus pigs make a wild wolf jump through hoops, endure feats of astounding derring-do and even withstand perilous games of dress-up. Safe in the thought that the wolf won't bite, they even put their heads between his jaws. But, maybe they are pushing the wolf just too far.
ISBN 9780230704251
Publisher MacMillan, 2011
Gravett, Emily
No book cover.
12298
Wolf's Sunday dinner
Wolf can smell goose. A nice, fat, juicy goose to have for his dinner, or so he thinks.
ISBN 9781876288396
Publisher Working Title Press, 2003
Cox, Tania
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4278

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Wolfie: An unlikely hero
Dear Readers, fairy tales are nonsense. They're full of wolves pestering pigs and picking on sweet little girls in red hoods. But I would never do those things. I knit! I bake blueberry pie! You want to know what I really want to do? I want to rescue a princess! And if I can't? I quit! Yours sincerely, Wolfie.
ISBN 9780143781509
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Abela, Deborah & Brecon, Connah (ill)
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11841
Wombat divine
All the animals are excitedly preparing for a Christmas nativity performance. Wombat is desperate to have a part in the play but is unsuitable for every role he tries, except one.
ISBN 9781862918412
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Fox, Mem & Argent, Kerry (ill)
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4925
Wombat stew
A gooey, brewy, yummy, chewy, wombat stew. At least, that's what Dingo is planning but he doesn't reckon on the help of Wombat's friends.
ISBN 9781865044484
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Vaughan, Marcia & Lofts, Pamela (ill)
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16957
Wombat wins
Mothball has become an athlete, albeit a little accidentally. In her never-ending quest for carrots, Mothball stumbles upon children at the local school sports day and ends up competing.
ISBN 9780732299576
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2015
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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40973
Wonderful things you will be, The
When I look at you and you look at me, I wonder what wonderful things you will be.
ISBN 9780385376716
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2015
Winfield Martin, Emily
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97599
Wonky donkey, The
I was walking down the road, and I saw a donkey ... hee-haw. And he only had three legs. He was a wonky donkey ... In this very funny, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey. There is much fun to be had trying to predict the new word for each clue given.
ISBN 9781869439262
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Smith, Craig & Cowley, Katz (ill)
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15434
Woolly jumper, the story of wool
Through cumulative text and simple illustrations, children are introduced to information about wool production. The book traces the wool from the sheep's back to the boy's back.
ISBN 9780744565720
Publisher Walker Books, 2003
Hooper, Meredith & McEwen, Katharine
No book cover.
12481
Woolly stops the train
Mrs Boots, Sam, Poppy, Rusty, the dog, and Ted, the farmhand, have to save the day when naughty Woolly encourages all the other sheep to stand on the line and stop the train. They come up with a novel idea that is very exciting for sheep.
ISBN 9780746034682
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 1999
Amery, Heather & Cartwright, Stephen(ill)
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4743
Worm
Worm lives underground, munching through the earth. Life is pretty predictable. Then, one day, everything changes.
ISBN 9781922081605
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2016
Greenberg, Nicki
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5378
Worm loves worm
When a worm meets a special worm and they fall in love, they want to get married. Their friends want to know who will wear the dress and who will wear the tuxedo. But, it doesn't matter because Worm loves Worm.
ISBN 9780062386335
Publisher Balzer & Bray, 2016
Austrian, J J & Curato, Mike (ill)
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8395
Worms, the mechanics of organics
In this funny and informative rhyming story, find out about worms that can convert garden waste and food scraps into nutrients to feed your garden.
ISBN 9780646535593
Publisher National Library of Australia, 2011
Bollard, Kellie
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15114
Would you rather ...
Lots of fun about what to choose. You can decide whether you'd rather dance with a goat, tickle a monkey, help a witch make a stew or help Santa deliver presents.
ISBN 9780099200413
Publisher Red Fox, 1999
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Burningham, John
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6269
Wrong book, The
Nicholas Ickle is trying to tell a story but he keeps being interrupted by others, including an elephant, a queen, a pirate and even rats. As the intruders get increasingly ridiculous, Nicholas gets increasingly frustrated about not being able to tell his story.
ISBN 9781741693409
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Bland, Nick
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15074
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
Delightful illustrations bring this old rhyme to life. Three fishermen set out on a magical dream as they climb aboard a wooden shoe.
ISBN 9780439543033
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Field, Eugene W & McPhail, David (ill)
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