Topic : "Year 6 easy reads"

Books for students in early Year 6

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Image currently unavailable 825 : 10 little insects by Cali, Davide & Pianina, V (ill)
10 intelligent insects, each with something to hide, are invited to a secluded island for the weekend. One by one, unusual things start to happen and they begin tracking a murderer.
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Image currently unavailable 40528 : 100% wolf by Lyons, Jayne
Freddy Lupin is from a noble family of werewolves, but his first transformation ends in disaster when he turns into a yapping poodle instead of a fierce wolf. Now Freddie's Uncle want to turn him into minced meat! Just when he thinks things cant get any worse he goes into dog prison. Who is the sinister man following him and his doggy friend? Can Freddy prove that he is 100% wolf and save the werewolf pack from disaster?
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Image currently unavailable 11548 : 13-storey treehouse, The by Griffiths, Andy & Denton, Terry (ill)
Andy and Terry have the most amazing treehouse in the world, with a bowling alley, marshmallow machine and a giant catapult. The fun and dramas they have together has to be read to be believed.
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Image currently unavailable 18364 : 43 Bin Street by Michael, Livi
Kiko and Nattie are flies whose job it is to clean up after humans. When their house is occupied by Mrs Spick who has dangerous amounts of fly spray, they become flies with a mission.
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Image currently unavailable 379 : 45 & 47 Stella Street and everything that happened by Honey, Elizabeth
The families and friends who live in Stella Street lead fascinating lives.
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Image currently unavailable 15591 : 68 teeth by Moloney, James
Jack is fishing when he attracts something much bigger than barramundi. A crocodile has entered the river on his family's property and it's hungry.
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Image currently unavailable 5602 : Alice and the Apple Blossom Fair by Bell, Davina & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
It's 1918 and Alice has never felt lonelier. Her father is missing at sea, her brother, Teddy, is away at war and she's not allowed to speak to her best friend anymore. Alice tries to forget her worries by having a stall at the Apple Blossom Fair. But, when strange events start happening in the town, everything goes wrong. Alice just wants the war to be over and for her life to be the same again.
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Image currently unavailable 9727 : Alice's food A-Z by Zaslavsky, Alice
Dip in and taste, in this edible adventure. Packed to the brim with funny food facts and clever cooking tips, as well as kid-friendly recipes, this book is ideal for the fact-hungry, the food-obsessed or those who just like to mess about in the kitchen.
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Image currently unavailable 2281 : Along the road to Gundagai by O'Hagan, Jack & McLean, Andrew (ill)
The words of this familiar song Australian song have inspired the illustrations to tell the story of young soldiers away fighting in World War I.
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Image currently unavailable 55789 : Amazing plants by Armstrong, Cindy
Learn about some of the world's wonderful and different plants. Some are amazing in the way they look, others are extraordinary in the way they have adapted to their environment. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
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Image currently unavailable 6049 : Animal ark: The purrfect sleepover by Daniels, Lucy
Amelia and Sam love helping out at Animal Ark vets, especially when they get to look after adorable kittens! But when Amelia cat-sits troublesome kitten Luna, the little cat causes a big problem ...With the naughty kitten, Amelia's new cat Star AND a cat event at Animal Ark, everything's going cat crazy!
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Image currently unavailable 587876 : Animal life cycles by Midthun, Joseph & Hiti, Samuel (ill)
Discover why some duck eggs are brown, or why amphibians, fish and reptiles have so many babies. From the macabre caterpillar wasp to the caring kangaroo, the complexities of animal kingdom life cycles are explored in a colourful, humorous graphic novel.
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Image currently unavailable 56415 : Animals at work by Harris, David
It's not only people who work. Many animals also have jobs.
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Image currently unavailable 68335 : Animals talk back by Deckert, Tempany
Animals have their own form of language. Full of fascinating facts and stories from around the world about animals, this book will change the way you look at animals.
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Image currently unavailable 756047 : Anisa's alphabet by Dumbleton, Mike & Simmerville, Hannah (ill)
For many refugees the alphabet represents the start of a new language and a new future, but Anisa's Alphabet is different. A poignant and highly imaginative telling of one girl's story which will appeal to children and adults alike. Come with Anisa, and see things through her eyes. In this picture book, Anisa takes the reader though the alphabet, describing her journey from an unnamed war-torn country to a refugee camp, then on to an overcrowded boat towards supposed freedom and security.
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Image currently unavailable 15037 : Anton rocks on by Metzenthen, David
Anton might only be little in stature but he has a great talent. By the time he reaches high school, Anton has heard all the size jokes. His resourcefulness and music save the day and the Rock Eisteddfod.
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Image currently unavailable 4016 : Applesauce weather by Frost, Helen & Bates, Amy June (ill)
When the first apple falls from the tree, siblings Faith and Peter know that it is applesauce weather. And that means that Uncle Arthur should be here. It seems like he needs a little more time to grieve. This is the first year without Aunt Lucy after all. This is a heartfelt tale about the strength and love of family and the power of a good story.
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Image currently unavailable 751035 : Atticus Van Tasticus: The treasure of treasures by Daddo, Andrew & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
With the Map of Half Maps finally in the hands of Atticus and his crew, the rest should be easy, right? Wrong! Rattling skeletons, ghosts, monsters from the deep, killer sucking sands and a boiling hot tub are just some of the obstacles between them and certain treasure.
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Image currently unavailable 785309 : Aussie stem stars: Fiona Wood by Burne, Cristy
Fiona Wood is a plastic surgeon whose expertise in burns treatment came to the world's attention in 2002 in the wake of the Bali bombings. From defending the weak and fixing the broken to fighting for her chance to study medicine, the story of plastic surgeon and spray-on skin inventor Fiona Wood shows us the value of dreams, hard work, and having the courage to do what is right.
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Image currently unavailable 785415 : Aussie stem stars: Gisela Kaplan by Gale, Emily
Gisela Kaplan's story begins in post-World War II Germany. Despite incredible challenges as a child, she retained a profound curiosity, care and compassion for all living things. Her captivating, ground-breaking scientific research on Australian magpies, tawny frogmouths and other iconic bird species, as well as primates, make Prof. Kaplan a world-leading expert in animal behaviour, especially of Australian birds. Professor Kaplan is on a mission to spread the word about how intelligent and surprising birds are, before time runs out for many of them.
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Image currently unavailable 593287 : Australian birds by Chun, Matt
It took millions of years of isolation and a diverse range of habitats for Australian birds to evolve the way they did. The result is many of the world's most striking and beautiful birds, including some that are stranger than fiction. 16 remarkable species are featured in this beautiful book. From the iconic cockatoo, to the endangered cassowary, Australian Birds has been carefully curated to inform and entrance readers of all ages.
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Image currently unavailable 109705 : Autos with attitude by Ramsden, Julie & Ramsden, Michael
Leave the world behind and dare to be different. Find out about some fabulous racing cars, hot rods, custom-made cars and monster trucks. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
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Image currently unavailable 6156 : Bab Sharkey and the animal mummies: The giant moth mummy by Hansen, Andrew & Roberts, Jessica (ill)
Bab Sharkey, teenage pharaoh, returns to the wondrous city of the Animal Mummies. Only this time, he must face his most dangerous enemy yet...a giant mummified moth who is intent on destroying the entire city! Can Bab and his friends unite to defeat his terrifying evil?
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Image currently unavailable 4085 : Ball stars: Heat wave by Lawrence, David
After wiping the floor in the interschool comp, the Bench Warmers are back. Danny and his friends are now playing club basketball for the newly formed Robdale Raptors. The opposition is tough, but with a first-rate coach and some much improved players, these ballers could pose a real threat. Can the gang make it to the grand final, or will Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin and the all-star Holesly Heat team ruin the Raptors' chances?
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Image currently unavailable 4014 : Ball Stars: On Tour by Lawrence, David
Following their huge success the Robdale Primary basketball team is going on tour. They're off to the country and Danny, Crystal and the gang couldn't be more excited. That is, until they find out that spotlight-hungry Principal Take is also coming. Throw in Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin and it's going to be one interesting trip.
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Image currently unavailable 3072 : Ball stars: The bench warmers by Lawrence, David
Meet the benchwarmers; Danny, Crystal, Angie, Omyr, Leanne and Cody. They're the new basketball players at Robdale Primary School and according to hot shot Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin, they don't have a chance of winning a lunchtime game. But when the gang are picked as part of the school squad things start looking up.
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Image currently unavailable 27230 : Barlay by Kickett-Tucker, Cheryl & Gibbs, Tracey (ill) & Morgan, Sally (ed)
Sometimes, grown-ups tell scary stories to teach kids a lesson. And, sometimes, those scary stories turn out to be true. Sarah, Jay and Rene find out the hard way what sort of tale their Nan's Woordatj story is when they wander off into the bush, despite her warnings.
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Image currently unavailable 4573 : Batsford books of Music for children, The by Rumens-Syratt, Rebecca
Music is great because it means we can sing along to our favourite songs, play instruments with our friends and read sheet music- it's like a secret code. With this book you will be a marvellous musician in no time.
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Image currently unavailable 8412 : Beach sports car by Oxenham, Darlene & Gibbs, Tracey (ill) & Morgan, Sally (ed)
When Annie's dad promises her a beach sports car, she imagines a bright red hotrod with racing car stripes. But, it will take a lot of work to turn Dad's battered old bomb into the car of Annie's dreams. Then again, hard work can sometimes make the rewards seem so much sweeter.
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Image currently unavailable 35605 : Bear Grylls Survival skills handbook: Knots by Grylls, Bear
This survival skills handbook is perfect for all young explorers, adventurers, and general lovers of the outdoors. Learn the art of knots, from tie loops, lashes, hitches and many more to help in various situations. This hand book includes illustrations, and step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear Grylls himself.
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Image currently unavailable 109706 : Beat goes on, The by Richardson, Christopher
If you want to be the next rock superstar, find out what it takes to be part of a rock band on the road.
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Image currently unavailable 751180 : Becoming Brianna by Libenson, Terri
Everyone knows how much brainy Bri likes the spotlight (not!). So why did she ever agree to something that forces her to learn a new language, give a speech, help organise a party, and juggle drama at school and home? As the big event inches closer, Bri wonders if it's all worth it...
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Image currently unavailable 2400 : Big book of Aussie dinosaurs by Richards, Kel & Singleton, Glen (ill)
Everything you have ever wanted to know about when dinosaurs ruled Australia.
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Image currently unavailable 3053 : Big dig, The by McKinlay, Meg
When the Newton Community Pool is closed until further notice, Nathan and his mates are unimpressed. The alternative, the BayView Leisure Centre, might be modern and flashy, but it is steamy, crowded and no fun. But, Nathan has an idea that is so brilliant in its simplicity. They can dig themselves a pool in the backyard.
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Image currently unavailable 12972 : Big picture book of environments, The by Long, John
With stunning images and fact boxes, this book reveals Earth's diversity and beauty. It explores the effects of changing climate on environments around the world including the great rivers, deserts, Arctic regions, cities and forests.
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Image currently unavailable 88179 : Black Baron by Opie, Robyn
Black Baron was the best racing cockroach ever, in fact he was unbeaten. He lived a secret life of privilege and fame hidden under Jake's bed, until the day that Jake's mum discovered him. Black Baron must survive the exterminators if he is to live to race again.
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Image currently unavailable 1982 : Bloodhound boys: great blood bank robbery by Cranna, Andrew
The undead world has many dangerous creatures, many of which Rocky the werewolf and Vince the vampire meet in their search to find who has robbed the city's blood bank.
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Image currently unavailable 1384 : Bloodhound boys: monster truck tremor dilemma by Cranna, Andrew
Rocky and Vince are competing in a monster truck race. Full of twists and turns, the lethal race will send the boys way off track.
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Image currently unavailable 9348 : Boots and all by Clark, Sherryl
A father lost his own career as a soccer star through injury. He is determined to experience glory through his son. Unfortunately, his son has come to hate the game and the real soccer talent of the family is the boy's sister.
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Image currently unavailable 43479 : Bring it on by Stanley, Jo
Sarah loves to crack jokes, but no one at her new school is laughing, not even her first day buddy Hanh. Even worse, no one at Milsborough West Primary surfs and that's Sarah's favourite thing in the world! Sarah is a big fan of Aussie Rules football, but she has never played. Will coach Shawna let Sarah join the Flyers and be part of the team?
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Image currently unavailable 649005 : Bruno the boisterous blue dog from the bush by Osborne, Robyn & Phillips, John (ill)
Barefoot Bob and Bruno live together in a broken down barracks surrounded by the beautiful Aussie bush. Although they don't have much in the bank, they are the best of buddies and life is bonzer. Then one day Bob hits the bonanza and everything changes. Without a backward glance, Bob and Bruno move to the big smoke. But is this fancy new life better than the one they had in the bush? An alliterative, humorous tale which celebrates mateship and introduces young readers to the quintessential language of the Australian bush.
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Image currently unavailable 6477 : Bungawitta by Rodda, Emily
The town of Bungawitta is so dry that the youngest resident, Glory-Alice, has only ever seen rain on television. The residents have to work out how to bring people to the dying town, where the sun always shines.
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Image currently unavailable 26628 : Car crazy by Armstrong, Cindy
Step into the amazing world of cars. Check out the gadgets and secret weapons of the Batmobile and James Bond's Aston Martin DB5. Look at the fascinating history of how cars first started and dare to imagine the cars of the future. Find your favourite car in this book for car crazy kids.
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Image currently unavailable 4642 : Cat mummy, The by Wilson, Jacqueline & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
Verity is devastated when Mabel, her adored cat, dies. School lessons about the Ancient Egyptians lead Verity to attempt to honour Mabel with an Ancient Egyptian mummification. Verity's mum died during childbirth and her dad and grandparents have avoided speaking to her about it, but now it is time to talk.
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Image currently unavailable 617176 : Charlie changes into a chicken by Copeland, Sam & Horne, Sarah (ill)
Charlie McGuffin is just an ordinary boy dealing with a range of typical problems. However, one day his life is completely turned upside down when he discovers he can transform into different animals! How will Charlie find a way to deal with his new powers and keep clear of the resident school bully?
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Image currently unavailable 2969 : Countdown to danger: Bullet train disaster by Heath, Jack
You're strapped tightly into your seat on the bullet train. The mountain track is so steep, the aisle is a staircase. As the train accelerates at top speed, a passenger slips out of his seat and begins to fall to the back of the train. He will probably die. It's time to decide whether to unstrap yourself to save him or stay in your seat. Countdown the minutes towards your survival or demise.
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Image currently unavailable 8261 : Countdown to danger: Shockwave by Heath, Jack
You're swimming through the ocean, trying to escape dangerous mercenaries who have planted a bomb on the mainland. Behind you, getting closer, is the largest shark you've ever seen. An explosion rips out from the shoreline and a massive wave flings you closer to the stunned shark's open mouth. You don't have much time and you need to get to land. It's time to decide whether to keep swimming or climb onto the shark's back and ride to shore.
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Image currently unavailable 35931 : Crawf's kick it to Nick: Bugs from beyond by Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
After a long first half of the season, the Crocs might finally have a chance to win a game. But, when mutant bugs start burrowing up from beneath the oval to attack, there may not even be a team left to take the field. If Nick and his friends can't figure out how to stop the bugs, losing the game will be the least of their problems.
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Image currently unavailable 21226 : Crawf's kick it to Nick: Cursed cup, The by Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
It's the first footy game on the new oval and Nick and his team, the Cobar Creek Crocs, are desperate to win the golden cup. But, when the cup is removed from its cabinet, it turns into a terrifying metal monster, hungry to destroy everything in its path. Nick's not just playing for a win, he's playing for his life.
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Image currently unavailable 22493 : Crawf's kick it to Nick: Fanged footys, The by Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
It's the closing round of the footy season and the Crocs plan to give it their all and finally score a victory. So, the last thing Nick and his friends need is to be confronted by a swarm of vicious fanged footballs. Nick is used to chasing footys. He never expected to be chased by them.
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Image currently unavailable 3022 : Crawf's kick it to Nick: Forward line freak by Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
Nick is the captain of his footy team, the Cobar Creek Crocs. When Nick turns into a power-hungry, real life monster, it's hard to get the team to work together. Nick's friends must find out the cause and change him back.
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Image currently unavailable 15773 : Crawf's kick it to Nick: Outbreak on the oval by Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
Nick has been replaced as captain and the Crocs' chances of winning a game are looking slim. It's his worst footy nightmare come true. Nick was sure the mutant bugs had been crushed but, now, the queen bug has the whole school in her sights, and she's not happy. It's Nick, Ella and Bruiser versus the nastiest, ugliest monster ever.
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Image currently unavailable 751092 : Crazy for birds by Maynerick Blaise, Misha
Prepare to be amazed. Fascinating and fabulous facts about birds. Marvel at bird's bizarre behaviours. Delight in their diversity and enjoy their incredible personalities in this loving homage to all things avian. Bird brains may be small, but they are dense. Some birds have as many neurons as small primates. Some birds have even been observed making and using tools. Read this book to learn lots of facts about birds in a fun way.
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Image currently unavailable 660423 : Cunning crow by Dreise, Gregg
Way back, before once-upon-a-time, there was the Dreamtime when all the birds were white. One of those white birds was a crow called Waan. One day a big storm came through and a magnificent rainbow appeared. When the birds passed through the rainbow, one by one, their feathers took on its beautiful colours. Waan flew through the rainbow too and his feathers became a beautiful red and orange. But Waan was jealous of the other birds. He wanted to be more beautifully coloured than anyone. So Waan hatched a cunning plan. But things did not go the way Waan wanted...
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Image currently unavailable 24009 : Darcy Moon and the deep-fried frogs by Carvell, Catherine
Darcy Moon is an ordinary girl with ordinary problems. She's low on cash and low on the necessary street cred to fit in with the cool crowd. But, Darcy's life is about to take a great leap forward. When a freaked-out frog asks for help, it's up to her to fix the food chain, save the swamp and prove that money can't buy everything.
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Image currently unavailable 79113 : Daredevils and show-offs by Harris, David
Find out what it would be like to walk a tight rope or tame a tiger. Meet some amazing people and see the stunts they carry out.
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Image currently unavailable 35048 : Dead certain by Gould, Sally
Max has a plan. A plan to help out his favourite uncle one last time. Dad will probably ground him and he won't be able to go to Thomo's go-kart party but Max knows exactly what he has to do. In fact, he's dead certain.
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Image currently unavailable 7330 : Deadly D & Justice Jones: Making the team by Prince, Scott & Hartley, David
Dylan has an amazing power. It attracts the attention of the Brisbane Broncos football team, where Dylan becomes known as Deadly D.
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Image currently unavailable 110875 : Desert safari by Savage, Andrea
Take a sandy adventure to the Sahara Desert in Africa and discover its secrets.
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Image currently unavailable 92042 : Diary of a wimpy kid: a novel in cartoons by Kinney, Jeff
Greg Heffley, an undersize weakling, is starting high school where he has to share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving. He desperately wants to be cool and is always looking for an angle to raise his profile. In notes and cartoons, he documents his experiences of school and family life, and offers advice on how to survive.
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Image currently unavailable 4043 : Diary of a wimpy kid: cabin fever by Kinney, Jeff
Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged and Greg is the prime suspect. But, the crazy thing is, he's innocent. Or sort of. The authorities are closing in but, when a surprise blizzard hits, the Heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he's going to have to face the music, but he wonders if any punishment could be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays.
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Image currently unavailable 1169 : Diary of a wimpy kid: dog days by Kinney, Jeff
It's summer holidays, the weather is great and all the kids are having fun outside. Greg Heffley is inside his house, with the shades drawn, playing video games. But, Greg's mother has a different vision for an ideal summer, one packed with outdoor activities and family togetherness.
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Image currently unavailable 2320 : Diary of a wimpy kid: hard luck by Kinney, Jeff
Greg has been on a losing streak and he decides to take a leap of faith and leave all decisions to chance, rolling a dice to try and turn his luck around.
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Image currently unavailable 89470 : Diary of a wimpy kid: Rodrick rules by Kinney, Jeff
As Greg Heffley enters the new school year, he is eager to put the past three months behind him, and one event in particular. Unfortunately, his older brother, Rodrick, knows all about the incident Greg wants to keep under wraps. But, secrets have a way of getting out, especially when a diary is involved.
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Image currently unavailable 6575 : Diary of a wimpy kid: the last straw by Kinney, Jeff
Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg's father. Frank Heffley thinks he can get his son to toughen up and he enlists Greg in organised sports and other manly endeavours. Greg is able to sidestep his father's efforts to change him but, when his dad threatens to send him to military academy, Greg realises he's to shape up or get shipped out.
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Image currently unavailable 18957 : Diary of a wimpy kid: the third wheel by Kinney, Jeff
A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn't have any prospects either, but that's a small consolation. An unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But, a lot can happen in one night, and, in the end, you never know who's going to be lucky in love.
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Image currently unavailable 29287 : Diary of a wimpy kid: the ugly truth by Kinney, Jeff
Although Greg is not a teenager quite yet, he feels as if he's hit his childhood expiration date and, when you're no longer a cute kid, nothing is as easy as it used to be.
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Image currently unavailable 3335 : Different dog, A by Jennings, Paul & Kelly, Geoff (ill)
'I'll tell you something, Chase. Don't beg. Some people beg because they have nothing. But a dog should never do it just because someone says the word beg'. The unforgettable story of a boy who cannot speak and the day he finds his voice.
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Image currently unavailable 109687 : Discover the deep by Ramsden, Julie & Michael
We are all familiar with the top layer of the ocean but let's explore what the ocean is like far beneath the surface. Find out what secrets are hidden in the deep and what creatures lurk way down where the sun doesn't shine. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
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Image currently unavailable 4951 : Dog squad by Costain, Meredith
For the dog squad, no job is too small, no mission too dangerous. Especially if there's cash involved. When they take on Operation Collect Big-time, things don't go to plan and they wonder if they have bitten off more than they can chew.
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Image currently unavailable 7036 : Double time by Clark, Sherryl & Perry, Ellyse
Ellyse is bursting with excitement. She's been invited to try out for a new youth soccer academy, along with her friends, Hu and Jamie. But, that's not the only thing. Cricket season has started again and there's both the school and club competitions to play. Ellyse is certain she can do it all. That is, until she finds herself in danger of disappointing everyone around her. But, Ellyse doesn't want to have to choose between cricket and soccer.
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Image currently unavailable 20711 : Dr Karl's big book of amazing animals by Kruszelnicki, Dr Karl
From creepy crawlies and the world under the water to the biggest, longest, loudest, sleepiest and stinkiest animals of all. Here are lots of facts to astonish, puzzle and perplex, codes to crack, things to draw and colour, odd ones out, and differences to spot,
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Image currently unavailable 98420 : Dragon blood pirates: dead man's whirlpool by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Al and Owen return to the Dragon Blood Islands to find clues to the sabre's magical words and find out more about their ancestors amongst the pirates. But when the boys run into Slitgut who forces them to walk the plank, they uncover more than they could have expected in their wildest dreams.
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Image currently unavailable 56816 : Dragon blood pirates: death diamond by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Al and Owen have suddenly found themselves trapped on a rocky outcrop in the middle of a rising sea in another place and another century. They have to work out how they got there and how to get home, and more importantly, how to survive pirates like Captain Gunner, Snotty Nell and the ghost of Vicious Victor.
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Image currently unavailable 34126 : Dragon blood pirates: doubloons and disaster by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Al and Owen are again back in the world of the pirates and Al is beginning to discover his connection with this earlier time. The boys use their wits to escape some terrifying dangers as they rescue cash-strapped pirates. But, they will need all their resources to escape the evil clutches of Captain Blacktooth.
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Image currently unavailable 79863 : Dragon blood pirates: graveyard diamonds by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Al finds Prince Alleric's diary in the sea trunk in his attic and discovers some intriguing connections to his family history. The kids return to the islands in pursuit of Al's ancestors' treasure, visit the plague city and discover the golden key that opens a door to a secret in Dragon Island's hidden city.
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Image currently unavailable 43377 : Dragon blood pirates: idols and ivory by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
This time Al's little sister, Hal, joins them unwittingly and unwillingly on their adventure. But she turns out to be another clue in their connection with this adventurous time in history. Al and Owen rescue kidnapped baby elephants and Al's decoding skills prove very handy for locating secret treasure.
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Image currently unavailable 55887 : Dragon blood pirates: jewels and jolly rogers by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
This time, Al and Owen escape to the time of the pirates without Al's annoying little sister. Perhaps it's just as well for they have to battle pirates and escape cannibals to get home, alive and uneaten.
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Image currently unavailable 79864 : Dragon blood pirates: power of the sabre by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
In their final adventure in the Dragon Blood Islands, the boys find their way through the maze and into the underground city, home of the sorcerer's hidden room. Al finishes reading his grandfather's diary and discovers the word he and his friends have been seeking to empower his sabre.
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Image currently unavailable 82003 : Dragon blood pirates: power of the scabbard by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
The Scabbard of Invincibility finally has its four black diamonds in place and this means its powers are back in action. When Al wears it, he is invincible. But, while Al, Owen and Snakeboot, the cat, are away, Gunner sails off with the sabre and scabbard, leaving the boys behind. His plan is to attack Blacktooth and regain Velvetfoot's treasure.
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Image currently unavailable 89338 : Dragon blood pirates: ransom by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
The boys return to the Dragon Blood Islands with the key to the secret door. When the girls are taken hostage by Captain Slitgut, the boys come to their rescue. But, they must try to overturn Gunner's rumour that they duped his enemy pirates with a real sabre.
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Image currently unavailable 8987 : Dragon blood pirates: skulls and sabres by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Al and Owen are back with the pirates but, in this adventure, they are up against an even scarier enemy, ghosts, and they're still to meet the most terrifying pirate of them all.
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Image currently unavailable 70445 : Dragon blood pirates: slitgut and emerald eyes by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Al and Owen are even more intrigued by the Dragon Blood Islands after Al's dad casually reveals his own father's connections to them. Keen to find out more and uncover the secret words that empower the magical sabre, the boys head back to the islands.
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Image currently unavailable 73324 : Dragon blood pirates: the deathless pirate king by Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
Carrying the long-lost Dragon Blood Sabre and Scabbard of Invincibility, Al and Owen travel back to the Dragon Blood Islands. When they show them to Grandfather, he notices that the four black diamonds that once decorated t