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Dinosaur record breakers
Want to know what the biggest dinosaur is far discovered was? What about the smallest? The most colourful? Most feathery? All that and more is revealed in this book, as well as some amazing facts about the dinosaur's contemporaries - the pterosaurs and marine reptiles. Travel back in time and imagine what life was like in the Mesozoic Era.
ISBN 9781742832586
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Naish, Darren
No book cover.
353
Shiloh
Shiloh, a beagle, is owned by a violent, angry man. Shiloh's rescue comes when Marty appears.
ISBN 9780689862229
Publisher Aladdin Publishing, 2003
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
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1966

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Great undersea search, The
Through these challenging puzzles, find out about the many weird and wonderful creatures living in the sea. Each double page spread is crammed full of interesting facts and things for you to find.
ISBN 9780746070550
Series Usborne great searches (6 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Needham, Kate & Jackson, Ian (ill)
No book cover.
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Five children and it
When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead, an ancient Sand-fairy. Having a Sand-fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day. But the children don't realise all the trouble that wishes can cause.
ISBN 9780140367355
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1996
Nesbit, Edith
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Railway children, The
A middle class family, living in London at the end of the eighteenth century, falls on hard times when their father unexpectedly goes away. They move to a simple cottage in the country where they befriend the local railway porter who goes by the name of Perks. The children have exciting adventures around the railway but the mystery about their father remains.
ISBN 9780141321608
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Nesbit, Edith
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Monster calls, A
The monster showed up just after midnight. But, it isn't the monster thirteen year old Conor has been expecting. He expected the one from his nightmare, the one he's had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments for cancer. The monster in his back garden is different, it's something ancient and wild, and it tells Conor three stories. The monster wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor, it wants the truth.
ISBN 9781406311525
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Ness, Patrick & Kay, Jim (ill)
No book cover.
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Polly's march
The new occupants in the apartment upstairs turn out to be two women friends who are heavily involved in the suffragette movement. Polly is inspired by their beliefs and finds herself questioning the views of those around her.
ISBN 9780746060315
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Newbery, Linda
No book cover.
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Illustrated book of ballet stories, The
Discover all the magic, excitement and beauty of famous ballets. See how ballet dancers perform, what their costumes convey and interesting snippets about each ballet.
ISBN 9781405359009
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Newman, Barbara & Tomblin, Gill (ill)
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Black dog gang, The
Set in The Rocks, Sydney, in the early 20th century. When Frankie first meets his new neighbour, Mickey Collins, he's not sure what to make of the scruffy, tough-talking ratbag. But, when he forms a gang, Mickey soon proves he's quick on his feet and good in a fight.
ISBN 9780143302148
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Newton, Robert
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My name is Will Thompson
Will Thompson is a bit of a misfit. He verges on dyslexia, provokes numerous family problems and has something of a bizarre view of life. He rises to a degree of fame, if not notoriety, when he and two of his friends take on the state to stop the closing of the Goongara Learning Centre.
ISBN 9780143303343
Publisher Penguin, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Newton, Robert
No book cover.
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Punjabi pappadum, The
The legendary, mouthwatering Punjabi Pappadum is doing it tough against the flashy new Burger Barn. There's something sinister going on and it's down to best mates Veejay, Dexter and Travis to get to the bottom of it.
ISBN 9780702233630
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2003
Newton, Robert
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Runner
A gritty, compelling book, set in Melbourne in the early 1900s. Charlie becomes a runner for an underworld crim, Squizzy Taylor, to support his mother and train to become a professional athlete. Some coarse language used in context.
ISBN 9780143302070
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Newton, Robert
No book cover.
20836
When we were two
Dan and his brother, Eddie, take off for the coast, in search of their lost mother, in search of a better life. But, it's a long road they face and Dan must use all his wits to get them there in one piece. When they are taken under the wing of a group of would-be soldiers, marching over the mountains to join up for the Great War, Dan and Eddie's journey becomes something quite unexpected.
ISBN 9780143566830
Publisher Penguin, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Newton, Robert
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Three way street
A realistic novel told by twelve year old Aggie who lives in Melbourne with her mother, siblings and new dog, Bruce.
ISBN 9780140317763
Publisher Penguin, 1984
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholls, Bron
No book cover.
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Art, history, place
A recognised art expert looks at the astonishing diversity of visual work done by Indigenous Australians today, while exploring the traditions and influences that shaped their work. Although much Indigenous art is part of an artistic movement over forty thousand years old, Indigenous artists also have a remarkable capacity to use new media, styles and subject matter in their work.
ISBN 9781876288433
Publisher Working Title Press, 2003
Nicholls, Christine
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Art, land, story
A look at some of the traditions from which Indigenous art has come, with an emphasis on the continuous links between Indigenous art, place and The Dreaming. It shows the extraordinary diversity that has always been a feature of Australian Indigenous art.
ISBN 9781876288419
Series Reconciliation - for older students series (4 of 7)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Nicholls, Christine
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Animal architects
An illustrated, factual book about shells, nests, mounds, bowers, galleries, dens and lodges. These are homes that animals around the world build to shelter themselves and their young.
ISBN 9781865089553
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholson, John
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Cedar, seals and whaling ships
Explores the developing technology and economy of Australia at the hands of the new white settlers: whaling, sealing, farming, timber-felling, ship-building, exploring and transporting goods by land and sea.
ISBN 9781741750034
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholson, John
No book cover.
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Home among the gum trees: the story of Australian houses, A
The complete history of Australian homes from pre-European settlement to modern day dwellings.
ISBN 9781864480955
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholson, John
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Kimberley warrior: the story of Jandamurra
The story of Jandamurra and the struggle for justice by the Bunuba peoples in the late 19th century.
ISBN 9781863738613
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholson, John
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Mighty Murray, The
Australia's greatest river system now and then, with many stories about the people who lived on or in the Murray Valley. Includes archaeological finds, Aboriginal legends, riverboat traders and dam engineers.
ISBN 9781865085654
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2002
Nicholson, John
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Songlines and stone axes
Magical pearl-shell pendants, greenstone axe-heads, belts made of human hair, outriggers for canoes, songs and dances, body paint, feathers, extra strong glue, cloaks made of 80 possum skins sewn with kangaroo sinew were traded around Australia before white settlement. All this happened without money until the Macassans and then the Europeans arrived.
ISBN 9781741750027
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
NIcholson, John
No book cover.
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Steam, steel and speed
Find out how steam power changed Australia. You can read about paddle steamers trading up and down the nation's waterways, steam-powered factories churning out everything from biscuits to iron ships, new railways slashing travel times and all kinds of new jobs for fettlers and firemen, puddlers and pumpers, barge-masters and billy-boys.
ISBN 9781741750461
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholson, John
No book cover.
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Amazing bike ride, The
This is the real life account of the seemingly impossible ride from Tamworth to Port Macquarie which Lorin undertook as a sixteen year old school student. With his father as backup, Lorin rode his trusty, old mountain bike 275km across the Great Dividing Range in just three days and with less than ten per cent vision.
ISBN 9781921633126
Publisher Wombat Books, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Nicholson, Lori & Emerson, David
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Firesong
The end of a long and dangerous journey for the Manth people as they leave the ruined Mastery to seek a new homeland. Sometimes violent and cruel but always compelling.
ISBN 9781740518024
Series Wind on fire trilogy (3 of 3)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2001
Nicholson, William
No book cover.
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Slaves of the mastery
It is five years later, and Kestrel's people have been enslaved. It is a strange set of circumstances that will lead to the overthrow of the Mastery. Sometimes violent and cruel but always compelling.
ISBN 9781740517560
Series Wind on fire trilogy (2 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Nicholson, William
No book cover.
Wind on fire trilogy
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 Wind on fire trilogy (3 books)
Nicholson, William
No book cover.
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Windsinger, The
Kestrel hates the rules of Aramanth and, in defiance, climbs the wooden tower known as the wind singer. This brings the wrath of the Chief Examiner against her family and Kestrel and her twin brother must travel on a terrifying quest.to save their beloved father. Sometimes violent and cruel but always compelling.
ISBN 9781740517577
Series Wind on fire trilogy (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Nicholson, William
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Family: a collection of short stories
Sixteen stories, which centre round family life, are written by well-known and unknown writers.
ISBN 9781863303019
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Nieuwenhuizen, Agnes
No book cover.
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Art fraud detective
The security guard at the Town Hall Gallery has a big problem. Some of the priceless masterpieces have been stolen and replaced with cunning forgeries. The guard needs your sharp eyes and patience to identify the fake paintings.
ISBN 9780753411957
Publisher Kingfisher, 2000
Nilsen, Anna
No book cover.
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House guest, The
A gang of children robs houses. Gunna, a member of the gang, finds that one of the houses draws him back and that it is for a reason.
ISBN 9780140386011
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Nilsson, Eleanor
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Abhorsen
Beneath the earth, a malignant force lies waiting, greedy for freedom from its ancient prison. As the Old Kingdom falls once more into a realm of darkness and terror, the people look desperately to the Abhorsen, the scourge of the Dead, to save them. Yet Abhorsen Sabriel is lost, missing in Ancelstierre.Only Lirael has any chance of stopping the Destroyer. Final book in the Old Kingdom trilogy.
ISBN 9781741750201
Series Old kingdom series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Across the wall
A collection of thirteen short stories providing an eclectic mix of Garth Nix's writing spanning several years. Included are an Old Kingdom story, an Arthurian legend, a war story, a western, a traditional tale with a twist and a very funny, choose-your-own-adventure spoof.
ISBN 9781741147018
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Drowned Wednesday
Yet another adventure for Arthur Penhaligon in his quest to find the third part of the Will and face the forces of the Trustees. During his adventure, he encounters a variety of creatures and enlists the help of a number of friends.
ISBN 9781741144413
Series Keys to the kingdom series (3 of 7)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Fall, The (The seventh tower 1)
In a land where sunstones provide the only light, Tal tries to save his family from social oblivion.
ISBN 9780439176828
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Grim Tuesday
Arthur Penhaligon's quest is to find the second piece of the Will and face the force of the lower house. He must save himself and the world. Arthur must embark on a number of underground escapades and he is racing the clock.
ISBN 9781741142549
Series Keys to the kingdom series (2 of 7)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Keys to the kingdom 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 Keys to the kingdom series (7 books)
Nix, Garth
No book cover.
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Lady Friday
Arthur Penhaligon has defeated four of the seven Trustees but his week is getting worse and worse.
ISBN 9781741145892
Series Keys to the kingdom series (5 of 7)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Lirael, daughter of the Clayr
Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr, abandoned by her mother and ignorant of her father's identity. She doesn't even have the Sight, the ability to See into the present and possible futures, that is the birthright of the Clayr. She must undertake a desperate mission against an ancient evil that blocks the Sight of the Clayr and threatens to break the boundary between Life and Death itself.
ISBN 9781741750195
Series Old kingdom series (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Lord Sunday
Arthur Penhaligon must complete his quest to save the Kingdom he is heir to.
ISBN 9781741145915
Series Keys to the kingdom series (7 of 7)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
No book cover.
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Mister Monday
Arthur Penhaligon is not supposed to be a hero. He is, in fact, supposed to die an early death, but he is saved by a key shaped like the minute hand of a clock. Arthur is safe but his world is not and Arthur must do what he can.
ISBN 9781741142136
Series Keys to the kingdom series (1 of 7)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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One beastly beast
A collection of four fantastic stories in which rude video pirates kidnap an unfortunate boy, a feisty princess takes on a monster, a foundling is sure his lost parents should be scientific types like him and not the monsters and pirates who keep turning up to claim him, and a rather interesting sea serpent and an enchanted penguin get together.
ISBN 9781741754681
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Sabriel
For many years, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic and away from the Dead who won't stay dead. But, her father, the Mage Abhorsen, is missing and, to find him, Sabriel must cross back into that treacherous world where monsters stalk and fear prevails.
ISBN 9781741750188
Series Old kingdom series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Sir Thursday
Following their adventures in the Border Sea, Arthur and Leaf head for home. But, only Leaf gets through the front door. Arthur is blocked because someone or something has assumed his identity and is taking over his life.
ISBN 9781741145885
Series Keys to the kingdom series (4 of 7)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
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Superior Saturday
Arthur Penhaligon has wrested five keys from their immortal guardians, but acquiring the sixth key will be the greatest challenge he has faced to date. Will is one step closer to discovering the secret of his identity, the identity of The Architect, the complete Will of the House and the fulfilment of his fate. But, Superior Saturday has been planning how to thwart him for a thousand years.
ISBN 9780007175116
Series Keys to the kingdom series (6 of 7)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth
No book cover.
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Monster, The
The ancient instruments in the antique shop begin registering evil activity, and Grandma X knows more than she's willing to reveal. Meanwhile, their companion cats must fight a bloodthirsty battle of their own.
ISBN 9781742373997
Series Trouble twisters series - NEW SERIES 2014 (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
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Mystery of the golden card, The
Can twins Jack and Jaide find the mysterious Golden Card of Translocation and make it out of the castle alive, fighting animal agents of The Evil.
ISBN 9781742374000
Series Trouble twisters series - NEW SERIES 2014 (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
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Trouble twisters
After their home explodes around them, twins Jack and Jaide are sent to stay with a grandmother they have never met. Grandma X and her cats are a little strange, but the swarms of cockroaches and a miniature tornado in their bedroom makes this town dangerous.
ISBN 9781742373980
Series Trouble twisters series - NEW SERIES 2014 (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
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Trouble twisters series - NEW SERIES 2014
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Trouble twisters series - NEW SERIES 2014 (3 books)
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
No book cover.
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Father Sky and Mother Earth
An illustrated book depicting environmental concerns by Oodgeroo Noonuccal, a poet and an activist for Aboriginal rights.
ISBN 9780701630348
Publisher Jacaranda, 1992
Noonuccal, Oodgeroo (Walker, Kath)
No book cover.
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Dinosaurs
Meet the prehistoric masters of the earth and discover how ancient fossils and footprints reveal their awesome world. See a dinosaur's skin and examine evidence that proves some species were cannibals.
ISBN 9781405321549
Series Eyewitness series (30 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2007
Norman, David
No book cover.
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Climb a lonely hill
A prospecting holiday turns into a struggle for survival for two children when their car crashes in an isolated place in the bush, killing their uncle.
ISBN 9780006715962
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1984
Topics / Australian Author /
Norman, Lilith
No book cover.
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Dream of seas, A
Set in Bondi, a boy moves from the country to the city following the death of his father.
ISBN 9780091830212
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1995
Topics / Australian Author /
Norman, Lilith
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Antarctica book: life in a freezer, The
Antarctica is at the bottom of our planet and the coldest place on earth. Find out about the animals that live there and how these clever creatures survive. Includes detailed information, beautiful colour photos and a scale to measure each animal against humans.
ISBN 9781921167867
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Norman, Mark
No book cover.
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Great Barrier Reef book: solar powered, The
The Great Barrier Reef is so huge it can be seen from space and the whole thing runs on solar power. The wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the need to protect it are revealed through beautiful photographs, interesting information and a glossary of terms.
ISBN 9781742030319
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2009
Norman, Mark
No book cover.
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Octopus's garden: the secret world under the sea, The
For us air-breathing land dwellers, life under the water is curious and amazing. The deeper you go, the more extraordinary life becomes. An amazing variety of octopuses and squids are revealed through beautiful photographs, detailed information and a glossary of terms.
ISBN 9781742030210
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Norman, Mark
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Penguin book: birds in suits, The
Some are shy, some are curious and some are grumpy enough to give you a slap as you walk by. But, all penguins are amazing. Includes seventeen different species of penguin, with fact boxes and descriptions of penguin physiology and habitats.
ISBN 9781921167300
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Norman, Mark
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Shark book: fish with attitude, The
Sharks have been around since before the dinosaurs and there are more than 370 types of sharks in the world. Some are ferocious and others are just plain shy. Beautiful photographs and detailed information reveal the majesty of the shark and why many varieties are protected.
ISBN 9781742030128
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Norman, Mark
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Into the deep: life through the depths of the ocean
From the surface to the deepest depth, meet the amazing, bizarre and, sometimes, creepy creatures that live in the ocean.
ISBN 9781742031514
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Norman, Mark & Paul, David
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9326
Barrumbi kids, The
Dale and Tomias, live in the outback. They have a deep love for the wild, ancient land that is their home and move easily between their Aboriginal and white cultures, until someone turns up to spoil their last year at the community school.
ISBN 9781862914964
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Norrington, Leonie
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Spirit of Barrumbi, The
A sequel to, The Barrumbi kids, in which a trip to Barrumbi changes everything. Dale is warned in a dream that his brother, Sean, is in danger. He doesn't know that what happens to Sean will have a devastating effect on the whole community.
ISBN 9781862915527
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Norrington, Leonie
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Crocodile Jack
Jack is surprised but delighted when his big brother, Tom, invites him to go fishing. Of course, there's a catch. Jack is just the right size to fit through the shed window to borrow Dad's favourite fishing lure. There's also another job for Jack, he's to be the lookout to spot crocodile bubbles while Tom and his mate fish for barramundi.
ISBN 9780143305958
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Norrington, Leonie & Denton, Terry (ill)
No book cover.
95784
Young Thomas Edison
Tells of the life of Thomas Edison, one of the greatest inventors, responsible for the phonograph, the first medium for recording music, motion pictures and the light bulb. Edison's life and work are of interest, especially as he was profoundly deaf.
ISBN 9780142412107
Publisher Puffin USA, 2009
North, Sterling
No book cover.
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Borrowers afield, The
Having lost their home, the family must start a new life in a lost boot. Arrietty finds the outdoors exhilarating, while Homily finds it dangerous and dirty. They believe there must be other 'Borrowers' or little people out there but they don't know where.
ISBN 9780152101664
Series Borrowers series (2 of 5)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 1955
Norton, Mary
No book cover.
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Borrowers afloat, The
Pod, Homily and Arrietty must leave the safety of their new house and venture out into the great, big world. On the way to Little Fordham, a miniature model town, they discover the world is a dangerous place for someone as small as a Borrower.
ISBN 9780152047337
Series Borrowers series (3 of 5)
Publisher Odyssey, 2003
Norton, Mary
No book cover.
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Borrowers aloft, The
The Clocks are starting their new life in Little Fordham. Unknown to them, the greedy Mr. Platter has built a rival model village. He kidnaps them for his own model. These little people must escape or remain the prisoners of huge human 'beans'.
ISBN 9780152105334
Series Borrowers series (4 of 5)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2001
Norton, Mary
No book cover.
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Borrowers avenged, The
The Clocks have escaped and moved from the lovely miniature village to the rectory at Little Fordham, finally reunited with relatives who are also 'Borrowers'. The terrible Platters return, as desperate as ever to capture Arietty and her family.
ISBN 9780152105303
Series Borrowers series (5 of 5)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 1982
Norton, Mary
No book cover.
Borrowers 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 Borrowers series (5 books)
Norton, Mary
No book cover.
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Borrowers, The
The Borrowers are human-like but only a few centimetres tall. They live under the floorboards, borrowing what they need from the 'human beans' above and sometimes placing themselves in great danger doing so.
ISBN 9780140364514
Series Borrowers series (1 of 5)
Publisher Penguin, 1993
Norton, Mary
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Highwayman, The
A classic adventure and tragic love story told in verse, about the betrayal of heroic Bess and her dashing highwayman.
ISBN 9780192723703
Publisher Oxford University Press, 1999
Noyes, Alfred
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Shadows in the mirror
Set in Hamilton College, the story is presented through the eyes of David and follows his realisation that there are dark forces at work in his school. David befriends a newcomer, Simon, who doesn't fit in and faces bullying and intimidation. When David and Simon discover that bullying resulted in the death of a student a number of years earlier, they set out on a quest for justice.
ISBN 9781742030029
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Nunn, Cameron
No book cover.
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Stradbroke dreamtime
The two halves of this book combine to bring together a collection of Dreaming stories and stories reminiscent of the author's childhood on Stradbroke Island.
ISBN 9780207198656
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1999
Nunukul, Oodgeroo (Walker, Kath)
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