Booklists

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537
27th annual African hippopotamus race
Go behind the scenes as eight year old Edward, the hippopotamus, trains for the greatest swimming marathon of all.
ISBN 9780140309911
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1985
Topics / Australian Author /
Lurie, Morris
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2520
2nd big, big book of Tashi, The
Five fabulous Tashi books all in one volume.
ISBN 9781741148336
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
11338
Accidental princess, The
Matilda's sister, Iris, has a precious possession, an old penny passed on to her by Great Grandfather Parnell. After a fight, Matilda hides the penny in a lilac hedge in the garden. When she goes to retrieve it, the penny is gone. Two sets of glittering emerald eyes are watching Matilda and when she reaches further into the hedge, she sets off a tale of the penny that is more than it seems.
ISBN 9780670074969
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Storer, Jen & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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17151
Amazing Matilda Mudpuddle, The
Matilda Mudpuddle discovers she has exciting new powers. The beans from Tibet allow her to fly through the air.
ISBN 9781921042003
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (1 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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Animal Rescue 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 Animal Rescue series (4 books)
French, Jackie
No book cover.
13160
Arthur
Arthur is a lone dog in Mrs Humber's pet shop and, each day, he attempts to copy the attributes and antics of the popular pets like the rabbits, snakes, fish, cats and frogs so that he will be purchased. Meanwhile, Melanie and her grandfather have been attracted to the shaggy dog who knows lots of tricks.
ISBN 9780947212124
Publisher Era Publications, 1984
Graham, Amanda
No book cover.
10204
Assault of the friendly fiends
When Jamie and Tom spot the Compsagnathus on the mountainside, they think the little creatures are cute. But, they soon realise that these pesky carnivores aren't as sweet as they look. Worse still, as the boys race to get away, the mountain begins to shake. It's a volcano and it's about to blow.
ISBN 9780192728975
Series Dinosaur Cove series (12 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
8578
Attack of the lizard king
Jamie has moved from the city to Dinosaur Cove where his Dad is opening a museum. Jamie and his friend, Tom, head off to do some fossil hunting and find themselves in a forgotten cave with fossilised dinosaur footprints, which take them to the world of dinosaurs. Here, they meet up with a friendly Wannanosaurus who takes them further into the prehistoric land until they are noticed by the T-Rex.
ISBN 9780192720924
Series Dinosaur Cove series (1 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
17712
Beach wipe out
Planet Chimparos is heading for a population crisis and the chimpares are losing their homes. When Space Cadets Star Girl and Neuron Star are sent to investigate they discover that there's no place like home. Can they find out what is causing the over-crowding problem and save the planet and its alien chimpares?
ISBN 9781420290332
Series Star Girl series (5 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series
Ben and his brother, Tim, meddle with magic and that's always a dangerous thing to do. 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 Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series (3 books)
Forsyth, Kate & Vane, Mitch (ill)
No book cover.
852
Big, big, big book of Tashi, The
Tashi is too cunning for the warlord and the wicked baron, and far too clever for the giant. He's craftier than the witch and quicker than the demon and much braver than the ghost. But, don't take his word for it.
ISBN 9781865085630
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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130871
Birk the berserker
Birk the Berserker is a young Viking who cannot be fierce. Even his own mother finds him embarrassing. Forced to go raiding, Birk is captured by villagers who plan to execute him. Eventually, the peaceful Birk can turn his back on violence.
ISBN 9781862916814
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Klein, Robin
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57812
Blast off
Adam wants to be an astronaut; it's all he ever thinks about. But, after a close encounter with Mad Marvin and his amazing space bubble, Adam changes his mind.
ISBN 9780143301851
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Clarke, Margaret
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Boy vs beast
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 Boy vs beast (16 books)
Park, Mac
No book cover.
3050
Boy vs beast: Aquamaxitor
Only a wall divides Earth from Beastium. The border guards protect the wall and Earth. Kai Masters, border guard and beast battler, is now a captain, and can choose other border guards to help him battle. More beasts have escaped from the Outlands back into Beastium. And now something strange has happened to the pests. Kai will need the help of Border Guard Ying Li and her robotic cat.
ISBN 9781921931178
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Mac
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13520
Boy vs beast: Aquatan
When dead fish covered in glowing moss wash up on the beach, Kai knows it's time for battle. Kai chooses the Torpedo Bowshot to battle the water beast but doesn't know if it will work against toxic jellyfish.
ISBN 9781921684081
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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2846
Boy vs beast: Aquaterros
Something strange is happening in Beastium. A new mutant beast is filling the water land with rocks. Border guard Kai must defeat the beast and battle well enough to prove himself a worthy Border Captain.
ISBN 9781921684302
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
16162
Boy vs beast: Chillterratan
Kai Masters is now a Border Captain and there are more beasts, , the Mega-mutants, in Beastium. Kai needs help. He must build a team and choose a battle partner.
ISBN 9781921684647
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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4674
Boy vs beast: Flamatoraq
Eggs have hatched in Terradon but it is not a rock beast. Border guard Kai must battle the new mutant by trying out his new combo gear and super-fast jet.
ISBN 9781921684289
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
8473
Boy vs beast: Infernix
When strange-coloured fireballs set a garbage bin on fire, Kai knows it's time for battle. He hopes his Pyro-Foame will be able to hose down the Infamagon fire beast's fire-ball attack.
ISBN 9781921684067
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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44146
Boy vs beast: Isolus
Kai Masters is a border guard, who together with his robotic dog, BC3, is charged with defending the borderlands against invading beasts. Kai has to travel by submarine to an icy land to take on the giant snow-lizard, Chillmaxatan.
ISBN 9781921684128
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
99094
Boy vs beast: Sludgia
Only a wall divides Earth from the beasts of Beastium. Only Kia Masters, Border guard, and his dogbot defend the wall and protect Earth. When mud starts to fall from the sky, Kai knows it is time for battle. Kai and his Sludgebot will have to work hard to stop the mud beast. Things are going to get dirty.
ISBN 9781921684111
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
5413
Boy vs beast: Stormasaurix
Something strange is happening in Beastium. There is a dust storm in the wind land and a new mutant beast appears. Border guard Kai must try out his new gear in the battle against the beast.
ISBN 9781921684296
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
30140
Boy vs beast: Tempesta
Kai Masters is a border guard, who together with his robotic dog, BC3, defends the borderlands against invading beasts. If Kai succeeds in his battles, he will receive upgrades and new equipment. He must not fail. This time Kai has to fly to the borderland Tempesta, where the wind and fire lands meet, to take on an enormous dragon called Stormegadon.
ISBN 9781921684104
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
9462
Boy vs beast: Terradon
Kai Masters is a border guard who, together with his robotic dog BC3, is charged with defending the borderlands against invading beasts. If Kai succeeds in his battles, he will receive upgrades and new equipment. Kai must not fail. This time, Kai has to battle Terradon, a giant monster made of rock.
ISBN 9781921684098
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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18769
Boy vs beast: Terraserpix
Kai Masters is a border guard and beast battler. Things have changed again in Beastium. There are new, mutant beasts that are bigger and stronger. Kai will have to learn quickly to battle these beasts and take them to the Outlands.
ISBN 9781921684272
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
30548
Boy vs beast: Terratoratan
Kai Masters is now a Border Captain and there are more beasts in Beastium. Mega-mutants. Kai needs help. He must build a team. He must choose a battle partner.
ISBN 9781921931185
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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18896
Boy vs beast: Torlavasaur
Beasts have escaped from the Outlands and are back in Beastium. Two new beasts, Mega mutants, are fighting in the fire land. Kai and his battle partner, Jay Armstrong, must work out how to battle these beasts and win.
ISBN 9781921684630
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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7118
Boy vs beast: Tornados
Only a wall lies between the Beasts of Beastium and Earth, and Kai Masters, border guard. When a freaky red tornado hits, Kai knows it's time for battle. Kai chooses his Astro-Jet Striker to battle the wind beast.
ISBN 9781921684074
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
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45258
Boy vs beast: Volcan
Kai Masters is a border guard, who together with his robotic dog, BC3, is charged with defending the borderlands against invading beasts. This time, Kai has to travel to the lava land, Volcon, to take on the fire-beast, Lavamaxasau. This may prove to be his biggest challenge yet.
ISBN 9781921684135
Series Boy vs beast (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Park, Mac
No book cover.
9358
Burglar Bill
When Burglar Bill is burgled by Burglar Betty and finds a baby in a box, he changes his wicked ways.
ISBN 9780140503012
Publisher Puffin UK, 1999
Ahlberg, Janet & Allan
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18919
Caper of the Crown Jewels: United Kingdom
England's most prized possession, the Crown Jewels, has vanished from the Tower of London. Secret Agent Jack Stalwart must triumph in his battle against a master magician to save the Jewels before they go missing forever.
ISBN 9781602860131
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (4 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
8861
Catching the speedy thief
Jamie and Tom decide to try crabbing and they manage to catch a real prehistoric crab. When looking it up in the Fossil Finder, a sneaky Velociraptor runs up and grabs the Finder. The boys must get it back. If they don't, future scientists might find their computer buried with a dinosaur fossil and that could mess up the whole of dinosaur science. The chase is on to catch the fast and cunning Velociraptor.
ISBN 9780192720962
Series Dinosaur Cove series (5 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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8612
Charge of the three-horned monster
Jamie and Tom return to their secret dinosaur world. They spot a village in the distance and set off to investigate. When they meet a herd of Triceratops, the only way to avoid being trampled is to hitch a ride on their backs. The boys realise too late that the huts are in fact termite hills. With insects swarming all over them, the Triceratops charge. The boys must hang on or be killed under giant feet.
ISBN 9780192720931
Series Dinosaur Cove series (2 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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10110
Cliffhanger
From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a crazy bucket race, the adventure holiday promises to be full of action. Tim has just one problem, he is hopeless at sports of any kind. He wonders how he will survive the horrors of an activity-packed week.
ISBN 9780440868552
Publisher Corgi Books, 2009
Wilson, Jacqueline & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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51852
Coliseum con, The: graphic novel
The Pirate Cats are up to no good, again. This time, Bonzo and company travel to Rome, in the year 80 AD, for the opening of the Colosseum, Rome's largest amphitheatre. The evil felines want the world to think that they designed the Coliseum, and to infiltrate the Senate by posing as nobility. Geronimo and friends must hop into their speedy time machine and expose the cats' wily plot.
ISBN 9781597071727
Series Geronimo Stilton series (3 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
1266
Crackle
Earl wakes up one morning to find his hair sticking up like a toothbrush. He can't get it to stay down and he keeps on getting into trouble with everyone because of his weird appearance. Earl doesn't know what to do.
ISBN 9780141304137
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Clark, Margaret
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22582
Dark secrets
The Planet Cavernellus caves are being bleached and the alien babies are no longer hatching. When Space Captains Star Girl, Comet XS and Asteroid are sent to investigate, things get a little batty. Can they survive an alien attack long enough to save the planet and its alien vampescas?
ISBN 9781420293784
Series Star Girl series (9 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
1347
David, the best model maker in the world
David was the best model maker in the world. But one day a strange man sends him a new challenge. He may be the best model maker but he still may not be able to build the strange ball in the picture.
ISBN 9780141307442
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2000
Moloney, James
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3748
Deadly race to space, The: Russia
On the eve of the first manned mission to Mars, the chief rocket engineer has disappeared. Secret Agent Jack Stalwart must keep his cool to save the day.
ISBN 9781862306349
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (9 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
Dinosaur Cove series
Adventure series with science fiction and fantasy. 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 Dinosaur Cove series (12 books)
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
2889
Dinosaurs in action: graphic novel
With the help of Professor Volt, Geronimo has been able to foil the Pirate Cats' plans time and time again. The Pirate Cats decide to get rid of the professor, kidnapping him and leaving him in the Cretaceous Period, a time when the earth was occupied by dinosaurs. Geronimo and his friends must travel back in time one hundred and forty million years to save Professor Volt from literally becoming a part of history.
ISBN 9781597072397
Series Geronimo Stilton series (7 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2011
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
5801
Discovery of America, The: graphic novel
Geronimo Stilton travels through time to defend history from his arch nemeses, the Pirate Cats. These devious felines plan to travel back in time to change history and make them supreme rulers of Mouse Island. To stop the Pirate cats and save all of the mice on Mouse Island, Geronimo joins Christopher Columbus on his voyage from Italy to America in 1492.
ISBN 9781597071581
Series Geronimo Stilton series (1 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
20910
Double cross
Adelaide Banks is the newest student to join the SEAS Space Agent program. Does First Year Space Cadet Star Girl have what it takes to save space-one planet at a time? Planet Savannator is losing its grasslands and the savasaurs are vanishing. When SC Star Girl is sent to investigate with three other cadets she knows they are in for a hairy ride. Can the cadets work together as a team to find the missing savanasaurs and stop the destruction of this planet?
ISBN 9781420290363
Series Star Girl series (8 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
1502
Down in the dump with Dinsmore
Dinsmore's teacher doesn't think the dump is an appropriate place for him to be researching his school project even though he finds all sorts of fascinating things there. He even begins to look like he belongs in a dump.
ISBN 9780141302133
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Mahy, Margaret
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23850
Dragon gold
Ben badly wants to get a dog. But, his mum says they'll have to move to a bigger house first and, besides, they can't afford it. So Ben, his brother, Tim, and their friend, James, decide to find some dragon's gold. They have to meddle with magic to do it and that is always a dangerous thing to do. When a fire-breathing dragon kidnaps James' sister, they're in for a marvellous, magical misadventure.
ISBN 9780330421935
Series Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series (1 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Forsyth, Kate & Vane, Mitch (ill)
No book cover.
22471
Edwina: the dinosaur who didn't know she was extinct
Edwina is anything but extinct, just ask those people who enjoy her choc-chip cookies. But, Reginald Von Hoobie-Doobie thinks it is time everyone, including Edwina, learnt how extinct dinosaurs are.
ISBN 9781406312294
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Willems, Mo
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EJ12 girl hero series
Emma Jacks is a regular school girl who loves music, plays in a band and enjoys sleepovers with her friends but she is also a secret agent for SHINE. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. See Series lists for individual titles.
Series EJ12 girl hero series (13 books)
McFarlane, Susannah
No book cover.
1017
EJ12 girl hero: big brother
A new arrival at the Shine animal training centre and suddenly Shadow seems to know everything they are planning. EJ12 needs to find how they are spying on them and fast.
ISBN 9781921931161
Series EJ12 girl hero series (13 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
No book cover.
14053
EJ12 girl hero: choc shock
Special Agent EJ12 must get inside the chocolate cake factory to discover and stop Shadow's plan. At the same time, the school fund-raiser is proving to be a huge problem.
ISBN 9781921684050
Series EJ12 girl hero series (5 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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4564
EJ12 girl hero: Christmas countdown
Just days before Christmas, the world's largest diamond collection disappears. The evil agency SHADOW plans to smuggle it out of the country. Special Agent EJ12 needs to be patient and find the clues to how and when this will occur. That's the easy part. As EJ12, Emma Jacks can do anything, except be patient while waiting for Christmas Eve.
ISBN 9781921684258
Series EJ12 girl hero series (11 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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2139
EJ12 girl hero: drama queen
Shadow is up to something with the water supply, but what could it have to do with the filming of the new movie.
ISBN 9781921684227
Series EJ12 girl hero series (8 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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10714
EJ12 girl hero: fashion fraud
During Fashion Week, some of the world's most famous paintings have gone missing. Special Agent EJ12 wonders if there is a connection. She'll need to trust her instincts if she is stop more paintings disappearing. As EJ12, Emma Jacks can do anything.
ISBN 9781921931147
Series EJ12 girl hero series (13 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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26339
EJ12 girl hero: hot & cold
Emma Jacks is surprised to be recruited by the secret organisation 'Shine'. As a secret agent for Shine she is known as EJ12 or EJ when on a mission. Her first mission is to stop the melting of the polar ice cap in Antarctica and prevent an environmental disaster.
ISBN 9781921684005
Series EJ12 girl hero series (1 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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23882
EJ12 girl hero: in the dark
Shine's solar energy system is under attack. Special Agent EJ12 must crack Shadow's codes and face up to her fears to stop Shine from being plunged into darkness.
ISBN 9781921684029
Series EJ12 girl hero series (3 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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29631
EJ12 girl hero: jump start
Special agent EJ12 is on a new mission to crack evil agency Shadow's codes and save the rainforest. Her gymnastic training for the state gym competition might be very useful for this dangerous mission.
ISBN 9781921684012
Series EJ12 girl hero series (2 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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26328
EJ12 girl hero: Kimono code
Evil agency Shadow is threatening to sabotage the traditional Japanese cherry blossom festival. Special Agent EJ12 needs to stay calm and keep her mind focused if she is to stop them in time. That's the easy part. As EJ12, Emma Jacks can do anything. So why does she find dealing with mean-girl Nema so hard?
ISBN 9781921931154
Series EJ12 girl hero series (14 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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42930
EJ12 girl hero: making waves
Evil agency, Shadow, is really making waves and now the coral reef is in danger. Special Agent EJ12 could be in over her head but she must stop Shadow before it is too late. That's the easy part. As EJ12, Emma Jacks can do anything but, right now, she's really nervous about the school swimming carnival.
ISBN 9781921684166
Series EJ12 girl hero series (7 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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60679
EJ12 girl hero: on the ball
Special Agent EJ12 is worried about trying our for the soccer team but she should really be trying to find the missing invention and the spy at camp.
ISBN 9781921684043
Series EJ12 girl hero series (6 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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35171
EJ12 girl hero: out of this world
Specia Agent EJ12 needs to take off to the moon and stop SHADOW from finding out all of SHINE's secrets.
ISBN 9781921684234
Series EJ12 girl hero series (9 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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83037
EJ12 girl hero: pyramid puzzle
SHADOW seems to have uncovered a secret in an Egyptian pyramid, but what and where.
ISBN 9781921684241
Series EJ12 girl hero series (10 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
McFarlane, Susannah
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94190
EJ12 girl hero: rocky road
Special Agent EJ12 needs to pull the curtain down on Shadow to stop them rocking the Shine network and causing chaos. She knows she can get it done but she also needs to find a way to perform with her friends at the concert.
ISBN 9781921684036
Series EJ12 girl hero series (4 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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8744
EJ12 girl hero: secret safari
Soemone is hunting the rare black rhino for its precious horns. Nothing is as it seems and Special Agent EJ12 will need to look below the surface if she is to stop more animals from being hurt.
ISBN 9781921684265
Series EJ12 girl hero series (12 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
McFarlane, Susannah
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22740
Elephant alert
Mozz soars through the sky in a jet, rescuing wild animals around the world. But when Elephant Island is under threat from a deadly wave Mozz needs help urging the elephants to move! Time is running out! Can she convince Leo - a boy who can talk to animals - to join her on a dangerous rescue mission?
ISBN 9781741698480
Series Animal Rescue series (1 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
French, Jackie
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65048
Escape from the fierce predator
When Jamie and Tom wake up an Allosaurus, they're in big trouble. This is one of the deadliest of the Jurassic dinosaurs and the boys must hide quickly. They take cover in an underground tunnel but something else is hiding there too. And it's not like anything ever seen before.
ISBN 9780192728951
Series Dinosaur Cove series (10 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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111163
Escape of the deadly dinosaur: USA
Secret agent, Jack Stalwart, must capture the flesh-eating dinosaur before it destroys New York city.
ISBN 9781862301221
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (1 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
46375
Evangeline, the wish keeper's helper
Evangeline, the toy elephant, lies under the bed all day, waiting and waiting for something to happen. If only she could be useful somewhere. One morning, a broom sweeps her out onto the bedroom floor.
ISBN 9780670075355
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Alderson, Maggie & Fletcher, Claire (ill)
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5167
Everything to lose
It is graduation week at SEAS and when Space Agents Neuron Star, Comet XS and Shooting Star are called to rescue the shelluscas on Planet Molluscara they know that it is not only the aliens who need rescuing. Can the agents find the source of the fire and smoke in time to rescue the alien shelluscas and one of their own?
ISBN 9781420293852
Series Star Girl series (16 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
84692
Fight for the frozen land: Arctic
A team of GPF scientists has vanished while doing research on global warming in the Arctic. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart find and rescue them before the harsh weather, a dastardly villain, and a very hungry polar bear have their way?
ISBN 9781862306332
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (11 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
48198
Filth licker, The
Continues the story of Miku's fight against the Takeshita Demons, with a terrifying array of new demons to overcome. Miku is going to school camp in the forest, with her friend Cait and the rest of her class. It should be fun but Miku has premonitions of danger. When Oscar goes down with a festering rash and a rushing wind blows out the bonfire, she's sure something bad is going on.
ISBN 9781847801364
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Burne, Cristy & Siku (ill)
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24408
Finding the deceptive dinosaur
Wanna, the little dinosaur, is feeling unwell, and Jamie and Tom don't know how to help him. Then, an enormous Apatosaurus is attacked and the boys now have two poorly dinosaurs on their hands. While the boys are busy taking care of Wanna, the Apatosaurus disappears. They search everywhere but what they find is not what they ever expected.
ISBN 9780192728968
Series Dinosaur Cove series (11 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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1721
Flat Stanley
A bulletin board fell on Stanley Lambchop during the night and now he is only half an inch thick! Stanley gets rolled up, mailed and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat but he's a hero.
ISBN 9780060097912
Series Flat Stanley series (1 of 6)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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Flat Stanley series
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Series Flat Stanley series (6 books)
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
No book cover.
91205
Flight of the winged serpent
When Jamie and Tom spot a Quetzalcoatus, the biggest of the Pterosaurs, flying high above them, they decide to find its nest. Quetzalcoatus babies, who are learning to fly, are pushed off the high cliff above them. When their mother swoops down to collect them, she also takes Wanna, their dinosaur friend. The boys must rescue Wanna before he is eaten or also pushed off the cliff.
ISBN 9780192720955
Series Dinosaur Cove series (4 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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11940
Following the trail of Marco Polo: graphic novel
Geronimo Stilton must time travel to Khanbalik, or The City of Khan (modern day Beijing), in thirteenth century China, where he encounters Kublai Khan and Marco Polo. This time, Geronimo and friends must stop the Pirate Cats from corrupting Marco Polo's famous book, The Travels of Marco Polo, and changing history forever.
ISBN 9781597071888
Series Geronimo Stilton series (4 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
1765
Fort Island
While on a beach holiday, Patrick is delighted when Lou, the girl next door, teaches him to sail. When Lou's brother, stranded on an island, suffers a bad asthma attack, Lou and Patrick must risk sailing in bad weather to save him.
ISBN 9780141301426
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1999
Metzenthen, David & Gouldthorpe, Peter (ill)
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Geronimo Stilton series
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Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
13623
Giant diamond robbery, The
Geronimo Stilton is not a sportsmouse. But, that didn't stop Grandfather William from dragging him to a golf tournament so that Geronmo could be his caddie. Geronimo bumps into his old friend, Kornelius Von Kickpaw, also known as Special Agent 00K. Someone is plotting to steal the Super Mouse Cup and Geronimo and Kornelius must crack the case.
ISBN 9780545103763
Series Geronimo Stilton series (44 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
14554
Good vs evil
Planet Molteyser's springs are losing their minerals and the brontoneysers are getting sick. When Space Captains Star Girl, Galactic 6 and Star Cluster are sent to investigate, they find there's more than just hot springs letting off steam. Can they keep their cool and save the planet and its alien brontoneysers?
ISBN 9781420293807
Series Star Girl series (11 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
11168
Gorilla grab
Mozz and Leo are off on another awesome animal rescue mission. This time they've loaded their jet with vaccine darts to help protect gorillas in Africa. But before they locate all the primates and decide what to do with a seriously sick baby gorilla, they'll have to battle ruthless poachers!
ISBN 9781741698497
Series Animal Rescue series (2 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
French, Jackie
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9753
Great Ice Age, The: graphic novel
When Geronimo's nemeses, the Pirate Cats, try to travel through time to the year 1889, they accidentally end up in 37993 BC. When the cats hear the legend of a Giant Woolly Mammoth and come up with a plan to capture it and bring it back to the present, making them famous for all time. Geronimo must travel to the Ice Age to stop the cats from changing history forever.
ISBN 9781597072021
Series Geronimo Stilton series (5 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
16357
Haunted Castle, The
I was just minding my business at home when I got a telephone call. It was my uncle Samuel S Stingysnout, inviting the whole Stilton family to creepy, faraway Penny Pincher Castle for a big surprise. I'm not much of a travelling mouse and I hate surprises. But Thea, Trap and Benjamin were going so I couldn't say no. I could tell this was going to be one super-spooky trip.
ISBN 9780545103749
Series Geronimo Stilton series (46 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
2203
Horrendo's curse
Horrendo reveals strategies for overcoming fear and adversity when he finds creative solutions to problems caused by pirates, vile villains and volcanoes. Horrendo champions those who are different and non-violent.
ISBN 9781865086033
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Gamble, Kim (ill)
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103664
Invisible Matilda Mudpuddle, The
When grandfather brings back bright blue jelly babies from the Bahamas, Matilda discovers that eating one turns her invisible for three hours. She decides to use the new power to get up to all sorts of mischief.
ISBN 9781921042126
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (2 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
No book cover.
6568
Invisible Stanley
The Lambchops are baffled when Stanley becomes invisible eating raisins during a storm. Doctor Dan says eating fruit in bad weather can have strange effects but can't think how to cure him.
ISBN 9781405204217
Series Flat Stanley series (4 of 6)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
No book cover.
13663
Isador Brown's strangest adventure of all
Isador Brown's friend, Julie, is trying to find her lost parents and has many adventures along the way.
ISBN 9780141309279
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Dubosarsky, Ursula
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Jack Stalwart, Secret agent 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 Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (12 books)
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
17164
Koala sees the world
Koala really wants to see the world and asks her friends where it is. Koala doesn't know if the world is Wombat's dark and gloomy burrow or the dangerous worlds of Crocodile, Python or maybe, of Man.
ISBN 9780958146364
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Oliver, Tony (ill)
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43417
Kraken snores, The
The kraken, a giant squid from Norse mythology, is extremely tired and has swum from the warm waters of Bermuda to the colder waters of Britain for a long sleep. But, if it falls asleep beneath the British Isles, the bubbles from its snoring will thin the water and Britain and Europe will sink. Zeus needs William's help to wake the kraken before Europe disappears below the waves.
ISBN 9781406307061
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Landman, Tanya & Collins, Ross (ill)
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18707
Left Shoe and the foundling
Left Shoe Sandburrow is a young seadog living in a seashore village. Seadogs are always born in pairs and, sadly, Left Shoe's sister died at birth. Left Shoe feels the loss deeply as the only unpaired seadog in the village. When a giant squid stops the seadogs sailing or beachcombing, which are their means of survival, Left Shoe, an unlikely hero, confronts the squid.
ISBN 9781405036887
Series Seadog adventure series, A (1 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
O'Dowd, Annie
No book cover.
12454
Legend of Spud Murphy, The
Grown-ups think she's the kindly, old librarian but kids know the truth. Spud Murphy is really a gas-powered, gun-toting tyrant. Now Will and his older brother, Marty, have been ordered to spend their summer vacation in Spud's library.
ISBN 9780786855018
Publisher Miramax Kids, 2004
Colfer, Eoin
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9600
Lighthouse kids, The
Ellie and Davey have lost their mother and have been sent to live with a grandfather. In his attic, they discover something of their mothers that leads to an adventure involving unscrupulous seal hunters and mysterious caves.
ISBN 9781863683463
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Chase, Diana
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9599
Lighthouse secret, The
Jake and Sam venture behind the locked wooden door of the lighthouse to discover an old man involved in strange experiments. Things do not go as expected and no-one believes them because the lighthouse appears deserted.
ISBN 9781877073083
Publisher Word Weavers Press, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Garnsworthy, Penny
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66076
Little Else ghost hunter
Little Else leads her gang of bushrangers on a mystery loaded outback adventure with ghosts and lost cattle and mysterious outback country.
ISBN 9781741758788
Series Little Else series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
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47672
Little Else on the run
More adventures with Little Else. She finds herself in a spot of trouble as she encounters a nasty bullock driver. She's also wanted for horse rustling and becomes the leader of a gang of bushrangers.
ISBN 9781741758764
Series Little Else series (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
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Little Else series
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Series Little Else series (3 books)
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
No book cover.
81032
Little Else trick rider
Have lots of fun following the adventures of Little Else as she joins a bush circus, confronts bushrangers and her grandmother.
ISBN 9781741758771
Series Little Else series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Julie & Norling, Beth (ill)
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29087
Littlest pirate and the hammerheads, The
Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate in the world, is back in another adventure. He has to rescue his family's treasure from Captain Hammerhead. But, he also has to outwit Captain Hammerhead's sharks.
ISBN 9780143301554
Series Littlest pirate series, The (2 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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15079
Littlest pirate and the treasure map, The
When Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate, finds a tatty, old treasure map, he is very excited. He longs to find his own treasure and Nicholas and his crew set sail for Skeleton Isle to hunt for gold.
ISBN 9780143304517
Series Littlest pirate series, The (4 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
No book cover.
40920
Littlest pirate in a pickle, The
Nicholas Nosh's awful cousin, Primrose, tells him he's too short to be a real pirate. Nicholas is determined to show her what being a real pirate is all about.
ISBN 9780143302872
Series Littlest pirate series, The (3 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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Littlest pirate series, The
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Series Littlest pirate series, The (4 books)
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
No book cover.
2635
Littlest pirate, The
Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate in the world, isn't allowed to go to sea. When his parents board their ship and sail off to capture treasure, Nicholas is left at home with his baby sitter and some lazy pirates. But, Nicholas has other ideas.
ISBN 9780141313382
Series Littlest pirate series, The (1 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Clark, Sherryl & Jellett, Tom (ill)
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8449
Lost treasure, The
Pirate Ruby and Pirate Hamish are searching for a pirate stranded on an island, but they both have different reasons to find Pirate Jack.
ISBN 9781921529085
Series Walker stories (11 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Stradling, Jan & Allen, Cassandra (ill)
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21356
Make or break
The GDC alien community is in danger and needs help. When Space Captain Star Girl and three other captains are sent on a rescue mission to the GDC's space station, they know it's make or break. Can they break the evil spell, make it to agents' year and save the alien community?
ISBN 9781420293814
Series Star Girl series (12 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
96674
March of the armoured beasts
Jamie and Tom are tracking some fresh dinosaur footprints. They think that a large herd is moving towards the river but, as the boys approach the marshy area, they notice some smaller footprints going a different way. They discover a baby Ankylosaurus stuck up to its middle in the mud and must find a way to save it. But, when its mother appears with her huge clubbed tail, the boys know they are in grave danger.
ISBN 9780192720948
Series Dinosaur Cove series (3 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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35566
Marigold and the dark
It's nearly a year since Marigold was rescued by Left Shoe and she is happily part of the Sandburrow family. Only two things trouble her, her poor eyesight and fear of the dark. An encounter with a goanna helps Marigold to face her fear.
ISBN 9781405036894
Series Seadog adventure series, A (2 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
O'Dowd, Annie
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54954
Matilda Mudpuddle and the X-ray eyes
Matilda Mudpuddle's x-ray vision lasts for exactly one month. Find out how Matilda uses this amazing skill.
ISBN 9781921042010
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (4 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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Matilda Mudpuddle series
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Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (5 books)
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
No book cover.
17565
Matilda Mudpuddle: back in time
Matilda eats olives and goes back in time to the Olympic Games in Athens, in the days when togas were worn and instead of medal you had crowns from the olive trees.
ISBN 9781921042027
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (5 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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17152
Mighty Matilda Mudpuddle, The
Matilda eats some spinach that makes her extraordinarily strong for one month. She spends the month setting a few bullies right and saving the day on several occasions.
ISBN 9781921042065
Series Matilda Mudpuddle series (3 of 5)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Texidor, Dee (ill)
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111165
Mystery of the Mona Lisa: France
Secret Agent, Jack Stalwart, must find the stolen Mona Lisa before it gets taken out of France.
ISBN 9781862301238
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (3 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
3103
Naughty nine and the mystery of Benito's treasure, The
The naughty nine go in search of the treasure.
ISBN 9780646288697
Publisher Milne Books, 1996
Milne, Christopher
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24081
New girl
Planet Polare's ice is melting and the alien life forms are in danger. When SC Star Girl is sent to investigate with her room-mate SC Supernova she discovers that not all the dangers come from hairy aliens or strange planets. Can they work together to save the planet and its alien frozellas?
ISBN 9781420290295
Series Star Girl series (1 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
7861
No going back
An evil force has arrived on Planet Oceanella and the seadons' wings are disappearing. When Space Agent Star Girl is sent to investigate with her two best buddies they find that it's not only the seadons that must face this evil. Can the agents put a stop to the GDC mission and rescue the alien seadons before it's too late?
ISBN 9781420293845
Series Star Girl series (15 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
21354
Odd one out
Planet Plantagan's air is being polluted and the vine aliens are suffering. When Space Cadets Star Girl and Comet XS are sent to investigate they get themselves into a tangle. Can they trust each other enough to save the planet and its vine aliens?
ISBN 9781420290301
Series Star Girl series (2 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
30756
Oliver Moon's summer howliday
Mildew Cottage is perfect for Oliver Moon's summer holiday. It's cold, dark and, best of all, it's haunted. Oliver's parents aren't so happy. They're fed up with the spooky noises in the woods, so Oliver decides to go ghostbusting with his new friend, Wilf. But, Oliver begins to wonder if his hairy pal is all that he seems to be.
ISBN 9780746077924
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2007
Mongredien, Sue & McCafferty, Jan (ill)
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5737
Paw, The
School girl by day, but the world's cheekiest cat burglar by night. That's Leonie, otherwise known as The Paw, foe of the rich but friend of orphans and starving cats.
ISBN 9781863734110
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1995
Topics / Australian Author /
Prior, Natalie Jane & Denton, Terry (ill)
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3298
Peg leg Meg
Meg is the daughter and granddaughter of two pirates. Poll, the talking parrot, helps rescue Meg from the worst grandmother in the world. A tale of high seas adventure, kidnapping and betrayal.
ISBN 9780141303444
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1999
Bodsworth, Nan
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29915
Peril at the Grand Prix: Italy
Jack's car-racing hero, Morgan Parks, is in danger. Someone has already tried to harm him once and they're about to try again. Secret Agent Jack Stalwart must try to save his idol and the Italian team's chance to win the Monza Grand Prix.
ISBN 9781862301214
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (8 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
9451
Pirates ahoy
Charlie's football-mad family swap goalposts for the seaside and her brother's on a quest for a pirate adventure. It's all hands on deck as cannonballs fly and damsels in distress are rescued.
ISBN 9781842708828
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Smiley, Sophie & Foreman, Michael (ill)
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9203
Polar Boy
Life isn't easy in the land of snow and ice and for Iluak, a Too-lee boy travelling with his tribe, there are daily challenges. Now, though, a new challenge is coming. His grandmother, the Shaman, tells him a bear is coming and that it will be Iluak who will save his people from the bear. But, Iluak is afraid of bears and doesn't want to face one.
ISBN 9781921150388
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Fussell, Sandy
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8409
Pursuit of the ivory poachers: Kenya
Jack goes to Kenya to meet Chief Abasi who shows him how poachers are shooting and killing elephants for their ivory tusks and skins. Jack uses transformer dust to turn the poachers into different endangered animals to show them what it is like to be hunted.
ISBN 9781602860216
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (6 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2008
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
8406
Puzzle of the missing Panda: China
An endangered Giant Panda has been kidnapped from the Wolong Nature Reserve in China. Secret Agent Jack Stalwart must find the panda and rescue it before the evil Scorpion Gang sells it for profit. Time is running out.
ISBN 9781862301276
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (7 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
16990
Quest for Aztec gold: Mexico
One of the most treacherous treasure hunters in the world has stolen a map that leads to hidden Aztec gold. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart stop him and his band of thieves before they plunder again?
ISBN 9781862306325
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (10 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
4653
Rescuing the plated lizard
When Jamie and Tom return to their secret dinosaur world, they realise that something's changed. The landscape is familiar but now very different. When they spot a herd of Stegosauruses, they realise they've switched from the Cretaceous to the Jurassic period. It's the same world but with completely different dinosaurs to discover. When a stegosaurus egg is washed away, the boys must rescue it and return it to its mother.
ISBN 9780192728364
Series Dinosaur Cove series (7 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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78116
Roland Wright at the joust
Roland has been a page at Twofold Castle for just a month but, already, he has impressed the king's bravest knights. He is excited about attending his first tournament. He is only meant to be watching but, when the fearsome Little Douglas, a page from a rival castle throws down a challenge, Roland is called on to fight.
ISBN 9781741663297
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Davis, Tony & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
30653
Roland Wright future knight
Roland Wright is the youngest son of a blacksmith. More than anything, he wants to be a knight in armour but only boys from noble families have the chance to do so. When a suit of armour made by Roland's father saves the king's life, everything changes. Roland or his brother have the chance to become a page, the step on the road to becoming a knight.
ISBN 9781741662290
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Davis, Tony & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
67885
Roland Wright, brand new page
Roland begins his training as a page at Twofold Castle. Things don't go very smoothly. The Queen is terrified of mice, which makes things look rather grim for Roland's pet mouse. Roland has to deal with the bullying, older page, Hector, and an elephant on the rampage as well as being away from his family.
ISBN 9781741662306
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Davis, Tony & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
76818
Rosie and Ned and the creepy cave
Rosie would love to find a red feather from one of the red-capped robins that live along Ghost Gum Creek. Ned isn't so sure that's a good idea because that's where Witchy Nell lives. Just as Rosie finds her red feather, disaster strikes and it's up to Ned to save them.
ISBN 9780143305101
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Costain, Meredith & Burke, Tina (ill)
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50569
Rosie and the bunyip
Rosie can hear something howling down by Ghost Gum Creek. She thinks it could be a big, scary bunyip so Rosie decides to go bunyip hunting.
ISBN 9780143303404
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Costain, Meredith & Burke, Tina (ill)
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10173
Sam and Albert go to sea
Sam wants to go to sea again but Albert is reluctant. Every day he comes up with a different excuse. The funny thing is Sam is a cat and Albert is the sailor. Perhaps there is a reason why Albert is not so keen.
ISBN 9781921633089
Publisher Wombat Books, 2010
Elliott, Louise
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2147
Save the White Whale
Geronimo has been working his tail off at The Rodents Gazette and he badly needs a holiday. When Petunia Pretty Paws invites him to visit Whale Bay, Geronimo is delighted. But, their trip gets off on the wrong paw and the relaxing vacation turns into a nightmare. That is, until they come across a great white whale that needs their help.
ISBN 9780545103770
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
8428
Sea Gem and the land of ice
A message in a bottle provokes a vision that deeply disturbs Sea Gem. It prompts her to take a long and dangerous voyage to the land of ice to find the young seadog she thinks needs help. She encounters a menacing predator and also gains the courage to be herself.
ISBN 9781405037549
Series Seadog adventure series, A (3 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
O'Dowd, Annie
No book cover.
3967
Sea magic
Ben and Tim and their cousins don't expect unusual adventures when they begin their summer holidays at the beach. When they stumble across a mer-boy called Sechiel stranded on the sand, they hear about a sinister diver in a submarine, who, together with his razor-toothed shark, is terrorising the mer-people and destroying the wildlife. Worse still, he has abducted Sechiel's sister.
ISBN 9780330423960
Series Ben and Tim's magical misadventures series (3 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Forsyth, Kate & Vane, Mitch (ill)
No book cover.
Seadog adventure series, A
Illustrated chapter books about the adventures of Seadogs, fictional animals who live in coastal areas in Australia. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Seadog adventure series, A (4 books)
O'Dowd, Annie
No book cover.
111159
Search for the sunken treasure: Australia
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart must find the diver and defeat the pirates before they sail away forever.
ISBN 9781862301252
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (2 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
111187
Secret of the sacred temple: Cambodia
Secret Agent, Jack Stalwart, must rescue the keeper of the sacred necklace and return the necklace from the madman.
ISBN 9781862301245
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (5 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
10361
Secret of the Sphinx, The: graphic novel
Geronimo Stilton and friends must travel back in time to Ancient Egypt. The Pirate cats, jealous that the face of a man was placed on the body of the Sphinx, are determined to coerce the Pharaoh into changing the face of this monument. It's up to Geronimo to travel back in time and stop the Pirate Cats before it's too late.
ISBN 9781597071598
Series Geronimo Stilton series (2 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
11454
Shadow brumby, The
Best friends, Bonnie and Sam, love horses. They ride nearly every day and have the best adventures. Sometimes, in the mountains, Bonnnie and Sam catch a glimpse of the wild bush horses, the brumbies.
ISBN 9781741148909
Series Bonnie and Sam (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Lester, Alison & Harvey, Roland (ill)
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37103
Shark attack
A grey nurse shark colony is under attack - an old mining dam has collapsed in a savage storm, sending a flood of toxic mud towards their breeding ground! Leo and Mozz need to rescue the sharks before it's too late! But when the SkyTiger falls into trouble, will Leo and Mozz be the ones who need rescuing?
ISBN 9781742833842
Series Animal Rescue series (4 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
French, Jackie
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9601
Shrimp, The
Ben's new teacher has set school work in the summer holidays. Everyone in the class is horrified until they find that the projects are going to be judged by a famous TV wildlife presenter. Ben has a great idea for his project.
ISBN 9780552547352
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, 2001
Smith, Emily
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29734
Shut down
Adelaide Banks is the newest student to join the SEAS Space Agent program. Does First Year Space Cadet Star Girl have what it takes to save space-one planet at a time? Planet Botanicus has been struck by a strange and sudden drought and the purple-eyed trappers are drying up. When Space Cadets Star Girl, Star Cluster and White Dwarf are sent to find out why, things get a little too hot to handle. Can they shut down the heat on Botanicus in time to save the planet and its alien purple-eyed trappers?
ISBN 9781420290356
Series Star Girl series (7 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park Lousie
No book cover.
10483
Singing sensation
After being enrolled in the Song Festival, Geronimo Stilton's song, Welcome to New Mouse City, goes to the top of the charts. Geronimo becomes a star but, strangely, very few compact disks are sold after the festival. Geronimo and his detective friend, Hercule Poirat, set out to solve the mystery.
ISBN 9780545103688
Series Geronimo Stilton series (39 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
9139
Sophie Scott goes south
Sophie Scott is only nine years old but she's going to Antarctica on an icebreaker with her dad, the ship's captain. During the voyage to Mawson Station and back, Sophie keeps a diary. She makes new friends, wonders at the southern lights and even becomes stranded in a blizzard.
ISBN 9780670880683
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Lester, Alison
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Space Scout series
Thirteen-year-old Kip is an ordinary boy with an extra-ordinary space mission to save mankind. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. See Series lists for individual titles.
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Badger, H
No book cover.
33360
Space scout: slime volcano
When Kip gets trapped on a slimy, gross planet, he thinks it's the worst mission ever. Then he meets the gigantic hairy monsters that are stuck there as well.
ISBN 9781921690860
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
No book cover.
33353
Space scout: the alien brainwash
ISBN 9781921690853
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
No book cover.
7519
Space scout: the big freeze
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and his 2IC, Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a cold planet inhabited by tiny dinosaur-like creatures.
ISBN 9781921564833
Series Space Scout series (1 of 99)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Badger, H
Image currently unavailable
12633
Space scout: the brainiacs
When kids in the annual Smartest Kid in the Universe competition start disappearing, Kip suspects foul play. Can he get to the bottom of it, or will he be the next victim.
ISBN 9781921848025
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
No book cover.
3812
Space scout: the dark world
As soon as Kip lands on this weird, dark planet, the aliens there are struck down by a mysterious sickness. Either Kip is deadly to the aliens, or there's something more sinister going on.
ISBN 9781921759772
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
No book cover.
51896
Space scout: the gas giant
Kip can't wait to explore Vapod, a giant gas planet with cool flying aliens. But as soon as Kip arrives, the planet comes under attack. Can Kip save the day before it's too late.
ISBN 9781921848032
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
No book cover.
7700
Space scout: the jelly people
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and his 2IC Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a planet with a giant underwater city.
ISBN 9781921564857
Series Space Scout series (3 of 99)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Badger, H
Image currently unavailable
24374
Space scout: the kid kingdom
Kip is off to a planet without any adults. It's every kid's dream - a world full of rollercoasters, hover-boarding ramps and chocolate fountains. But when disaster strikes, are the kids too busy playing to save the planet.
ISBN 9781921759765
Series Space Scout series (99 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011
Badger, H
No book cover.
7177
Space scout: the robot king
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a planet with high-speed walkways, skyscrapers and friendly robots.
ISBN 9781921564840
Series Space Scout series (2 of 99)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Badger, H
Image currently unavailable
12172
Space scout: the shrinking race
The year is 2354 and twelve year old Kip Kirby is the youngest ever WorldCorp space scout. Earth is overcrowded and the space scouts are searching the universe for a replacement planet. Kip and Finbar, part human, part Arctic Wolf, visit a planet where the inhabitants are only fifteen centimetres tall.
ISBN 9781921564864
Series Space Scout series (4 of 99)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Badger, H
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14559
Spilling secrets
Planet Catlabrator is awash with water and the catralabs are drowning. When Space Agent Star Girl is sent to investigate with SA Asteroid she learns that some mission buddies are more trouble than they're worth. Can she work with Asteroid to save the planet and its alien catralabs?
ISBN 9781420293821
Series Star Girl series (13 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
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94497
Stampede of the giant reptiles
When Jamie and Tom return to Dino World, everything is quiet and they can't see any dinosaurs. Then, they hear a big explosion as meteors slam into the ground. Gradually, the dinosaurs begin to emerge from the forests. They're totally spooked and a hundred of the frightened ones begin to stampede, charging towards the biggest meteor crater. If the boys can't stop them, the dinosaurs will fall to their deaths.
ISBN 9780192720979
Series Dinosaur Cove series (6 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2008
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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12539
Stanley and the magic lamp
Stanley finds a genie in a teapot and while he and his brother Arthur enjoy having wishes come true they realise there can be serious consequences.
ISBN 9781405204187
Series Flat Stanley series (3 of 6)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
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29386
Stanley in space
Stanley's most exciting adventure is about to begin. He'll meet the Queen of England, have a birthday party in outer space and save a whole planet of aliens from danger.
ISBN 9781405204194
Series Flat Stanley series (2 of 6)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
Image currently unavailable
81520
Stanley's Christmas adventure
Santa Claus is not his usual, jolly self. In fact, he's in a terrible mood. He doesn't believe that children appreciate Christmas anymore. This year, he has decided that he is not going to deliver any Christmas presents.
ISBN 9780064421751
Series Flat Stanley series (5 of 6)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
No book cover.
29385
Stanley, flat again
Stanley has become flat again, and when his little brother tries to inflate him with a basketball pump, it hurts too much to continue.
ISBN 9780060095512
Series Flat Stanley series (6 of 6)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2003
Brown, Jeff & Nash, Scott (ill)
No book cover.
Star Girl 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 Star Girl series (16 books)
Various
No book cover.
20381
Sticky tricks
Planet Perilenda has been struck by an evil force and the skunettas are disappearing. When Space Captains Star Girl and Supernova 1 are sent to investigate they soon learn that seeing isn't always believing. Can they see through the evil tricks in time to save the alien skunettas?
ISBN 9781420293791
Series Star Girl series (10 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
9357
Sweetie May overboard
The humorous story that defies stereotyping in which baby, Sweetie May, turns two gangs of swashbuckling pirates into besotted surrogate fathers.
ISBN 9780733308741
Publisher ABC Books, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Shanahan, Lisa & Millard, Kerry (ill)
Image currently unavailable
45813
Swimming with the sea monster
Jamie and Tom are off for a spot of snorkelling in Dinosaur Cove and they've even brought a body board for Wanna, the baby dinosaur. As the boys dive under the water, Wanna drifts out to sea. The boys must save him, especially when a huge Plesiosaur, with his terrible snapping jaws, lurks beneath the waves. Perhaps a passing school of dolphin-like Ichthyosaurs might just be able to help.
ISBN 9780192728371
Series Dinosaur Cove series (8 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
Image currently unavailable
Sword girl 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 Sword girl series (4 books)
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
16516
Takeshita demons
Japanese born Mika is feisty and funny, and torn between the old ways taught by her beloved, deceased grandmother and fitting into twenty-first century London. When a replacement teacher turns out to be a demon bent on her demise, Mika tackles the problem head on.
ISBN 9781847801159
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2010
Burne, Cristy & Siku (ill)
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4360
Tashi
Jack has an extraordinary friend, the elf-like Tashi. Tashi's poor parents sold him to a war lord. He escaped and flew to Australia on a swan. These are some of the stories that Tashi tells.
ISBN 9781863738064
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1995
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4345
Tashi and the baba yaga
Tashi, Jack's friend, tells wild stories featuring a house on chicken legs and a witch who eats children. So Jack's dad can't believe Tashi's other wild stories about Baba Yaga and the wicked Baron.
ISBN 9781864486889
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1998
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4348
Tashi and the big stinker
Tashi plots with the wife of Chintu, the giant, to rid the village of his Only Brother, a giant who eats everything in sight, including the villagers! Also, a mysterious stranger is not rewarded for saving the crops, so he returns to seek revenge.
ISBN 9781865083506
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4349
Tashi and the dancing shoes
Jack's Uncle Joe loves to tell stories, and so does Tashi, like the one about the magic shoes and Uncle Tiki Pu's sneaky plan...and what Tashi did when the fortune teller, Luk Ahed, said that his tenth birthday would be his last.
ISBN 9781865085524
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4350
Tashi and the demons
The slippery demons are going to make Tashi talk...and there's more trouble for Tashi when the fierce River Pirate returns without a warning.
ISBN 9781741149708
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1995
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
6998
Tashi and the forbidden room
Tashi's scariest adventure ever, when the stranger Bluebeard moved into the castle, nobody knew what a monster he was. Then the Baron's prize peacock goes missing and his dog Pongo will be killed unless Tashi can complete three impossible tasks.
ISBN 9781741147315
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4353
Tashi and the genie
Tashi's fantastic stories about the sly genie and his three wishes...and what Tashi does when he comes face to face with the ferocious war lord again. Tashi is always ready for anything.
ISBN 9781741149685
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
4354
Tashi and the ghosts
Tashi could hardly breathe as more and more ghosts crowded around him. No one in the village is as brave as Tashi...only he could scare the ghost monsters out of the forest.
ISBN 9781864480900
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1996
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4358
Tashi and the giants
Tashi outwits a couple of giants and a whole gang of bandits.
ISBN 9781863739450
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1995
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
2117
Tashi and the Golem
The Baron's nephew, Bang-Bang, is going to take over Wise-as-an-Owl's fresh water spring, which he uses for his medicines. Tashi and his friends use clay and magic to make a golem who will give the bully Bang-Bang a good scare.
ISBN 9781741757927
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
9999
Tashi and the haunted house
There's a light in the window of the haunted house, and Tashi is going in. He's brave and fast, but he has to be fast enough to beat two mysterious strangers in a race around the village and he doesn't know what will happen if he loses.
ISBN 9781865088402
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
7120
Tashi and the mixed-up monster
A fire-breathing monster breaks out of Wise-as-an-Owl's workshop and threatens them all, and when Tashi is accused of killing the carp in Soh Meen's pond, he uses a Truth Potion to find the real culprit.
ISBN 9781741751918
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
82444
Tashi and the Phoenix
Tashi must deal with Warlords and Emperors. It takes courage, but Tashi always has a clever idea and something useful in his pocket!
ISBN 9781741754742
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
9419
Tashi and the royal tomb
An ancient royal tomb is discovered in the village and Tashi is nearly buried alive. Then the Book of Spells is stolen from Wise-as-an-Owl. The village needs Tashi to find the Book of Spells.
ISBN 9781741140903
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
7401
Tashi and the stolen bus
Tashi tells Jack about the time the villagers were going to market in the valley people's very own bus, and the demons tried to take over the bus.
ISBN 9781741148770
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd,
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
13675
Tashi lost in the city
Tashi has big adventures, like the time he is lost in the city and has to escape from a mean man with a glass eye and a silver dagger. Then, on the way home, Tashi and Grandma are kidnapped by brigands called Fearless and Ferocious.
ISBN 9781741144017
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
Image currently unavailable
Tashi series
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 Tashi series (18 books)
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
1191
Terrible trickster, the
Tricks are being played in the castle and Tommy is getting the blame and is about to be sent away from the castle, unless she can find the real trickster.
ISBN 9781743313213
Series Sword girl series (4 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Watts, Frances & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
Image currently unavailable
76402
Theft of the Samurai sword, The: Japan
Under the cover of darkness, a band of ninja thieves has stolen some of Japan's most priceless treasures, including an ancient samurai sword. Can Secret Agent Jack Stalwart take on the gang before the treasures are lost forever?
ISBN 9781862306356
Series Jack Stalwart, Secret agent series (12 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
No book cover.
15115
There once was a boy called Tashi
There once was a boy called Tashi who had a way with witches and warlords.
ISBN 9781741141986
Series Tashi series (18 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna & Barbara & Gamble, Kim (ill)
No book cover.
4995
Three's a crowd
Planet Rednessis has been plunged into darkness and the reptaliens are turning on each other. When SC Star Girl is sent with her two besties to find out why they learn that being kept in the dark can be destructive. Can the cadets sort themselves out in time to save the planet and its reptaliens?
ISBN 9781420290325
Series Star Girl series (4 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
9602
Thunder egg thief, The
Emily, the athlete, and book-loving Nick have an amazing outback adventure. Perhaps they have heare a real perilosaurus and found a perilosaurus egg. It might be possible.
ISBN 9780864614230
Publisher Koala Books, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Cason, Sue & Foye, Lloyd (ill)
Image currently unavailable
26136
Tiger tangle
Glam Rock is a famous pop star who performs with his tame tiger by his side. But Leo can sense something is wrong - Glam hasn't been telling the truth, and Leo can read the tiger's terror and despair... she's crying out for help. Can Leo and Mozz rescue her?
ISBN 9781742833835
Series Animal Rescue series (3 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
French, Jackie
No book cover.
25753
Toxic talk
Adelaide Banks is the newest student to join the SEAS Space Agent program. Does First Year Space Cadet Star Girl have what it takes to save space-one planet at a time? Planet Megamarsh is being destroyed by toxic waste and the megamons are not happy. When SC Star Girl is sent to investigate with SC Red Giant she finds out that it's not only deadly waste that can be toxic. Can she survive the toxic dumping long enough to save the planet and its alien megamons?
ISBN 9781420290349
Series Star Girl series (6 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
39132
Tracking the gigantic beast
High up in the trees, Jamie and Tom are bird watching in the Dino World. The last thing they expect to see is the head of a Diplodocus. When the huge dinosaur starts going crazy, the boys must hang on to its neck to ensure they don't fall. It's along way to the ground.
ISBN 9780192728944
Series Dinosaur Cove series (9 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
Image currently unavailable
28233
Triple trouble
Planet Petalbeet is being attacked by pests and the beetbugs are losing their food source. When Space Agent Star Girl is sent to investigate with two other agents she discovers the beetbugs aren't the only ones with a pest problem. Can the agents work together to save the planet and its alien beetbugs?
ISBN 9781420293838
Series Star Girl series (14 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
Image currently unavailable
35642
Tumblegrass and the bushfire
Tumblegrass is in big trouble. He was supposed to be looking after his little sister, Cotton Reel, but she is missing. A bushfire is coming and Tumblegrass must find Cotton Reel before all is lost.
ISBN 9780330423885
Series Seadog adventure series, A (4 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
O'Dowd, Annie
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12741
Usborne illustrated stories for boys
A compilation of short stories that includes classics, modern adaptations and contemporary stories. A great introduction to tales from diverse genres. Beautiful illustrations on every facing page.
ISBN 9780746074619
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2006
Sims, Lesley & Stowell, Louie (editors)
Image currently unavailable
11424
Who stole the Mona Lisa: graphic novel
When Geronimo Stilton finds out that the Pirate Cats are going back in time to Venice in 1517, he knows they must be after one thing, the famous Mona Lisa painting. Geronimo must travel to Renaissance Italy to stop the Pirate Cats from stealing it. But, the Pirate Cats have an ace up their sleeve. Someone in Geronimo's crew is an imposter.
ISBN 9781597072212
Series Geronimo Stilton series (6 of 56)
Publisher MacMillan, 2010
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
16627
Winning moves
Planet Aquare's underwater world is being poisoned and the aquamantas are getting sick. When SC Star Girl is sent with her buddy SC Astron Girl to help they discover that looks can be deceiving. Can they find the source of the poison and stop it in time to save the planet and its alien aquamantas?
ISBN 9781420290318
Series Star Girl series (3 of 16)
Publisher MacMillan, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Park, Louise
No book cover.
94081
Zac Power spy camp: Zac blasts off
Zac is off on Spy Camp to do space training. Hopefully he can dodge the space lasers.
ISBN 9781921564741
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (1 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
64717
Zac Power spy camp: Zac climbs high
Zac is off on Spy Camp to do circus training. What will happen when his tightrope breaks.
ISBN 9781921564772
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (4 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
79174
Zac Power spy camp: Zac cracks down
Zac is off on Spy Camp to crack codes. When Bladesville needs saving Zac puts his code-cracking skills to good use.
ISBN 9781921564765
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (3 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
95377
Zac Power spy camp: Zac heats up
Zac is off to Spy Camp to survive in the outdoors. Can he get across the desert in time.
ISBN 9781921690532
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (8 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
99616
Zac Power spy camp: Zac jets on
Zac is off to Spy Camp to train in secret tunnels. Will he find a way out before they flood.
ISBN 9781921690525
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (7 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
86911
Zac Power spy camp: Zac runs wild
Zac is off to Spy Camp to train animals where he meets one very angry lion.
ISBN 9781921690501
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (5 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
85128
Zac Power spy camp: Zac strikes out
Zac is off on Spy Camp to work on his karate. Things become interesting when his opponent is a crazy karate robot.
ISBN 9781921564758
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (2 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Larry, H I
No book cover.
59752
Zac Power spy camp: Zac wipes out
Zac is off to Spy Camp to rescue people. Hopefully he can save his training buddy from red-hot lava.
ISBN 9781921690518
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (6 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
Zac Power test drive and spy camp series
A younger version of the Zac Power series provides adventure and easy reads. 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 Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (24 books)
Larry, H I
No book cover.
80097
Zac Power test drive: Zac's bank bust
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He hopes they will be enough to stop a bank robbery.
ISBN 9781921502095
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (7 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
15929
Zac Power test drive: Zac's double dare
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. Will they help him get the secret GIB plans back.
ISBN 9781921502156
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (13 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
39122
Zac Power test drive: Zac's freaky frogs
Zac has to test drive two new gadgets to see if they will get him to the poisoned frogs in time.
ISBN 9781921502088
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (5 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
28101
Zac Power test drive: Zac's high dive
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive to stop BIG polluting the sea.
ISBN 9781921502170
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (15 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Larry, H I
No book cover.
81318
Zac Power test drive: Zac's icy pole
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. Zac wonders if they can stop the ice caps from melting.
ISBN 9781921502057
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (3 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
47431
Zac Power test drive: Zac's moon trip
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He's off to the moon to see if they work.
ISBN 9781921502033
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (1 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
61474
Zac Power test drive: Zac's power on
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He hopes they will help him to turn the power back on.
ISBN 9781921502118
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (9 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
78246
Zac Power test drive: Zac's quicksand
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. Can they help him find the mission drivers.
ISBN 9781921502163
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (14 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Larry, H I
No book cover.
24634
Zac Power test drive: Zac's rocket launch
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He's trying to stop the blimp from crashing.
ISBN 9781921502132
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (11 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
69960
Zac Power test drive: Zac's shark attack
Zac has two new gadgets which he hopes will chase sharks away from swimmers.
ISBN 9781921502101
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (8 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
65634
Zac Power test drive: Zac's skate break
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He has to rescue someone at the skate park.
ISBN 9781921502149
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (12 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
42271
Zac Power test drive: Zac's ski mission
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He wants to use them to save a man lost in the snow.
ISBN 9781921502071
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (6 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
20705
Zac Power test drive: Zac's space race
Zac urgently needs to escape from the space lasers.
ISBN 9781921502187
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (16 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Larry, H I
No book cover.
81306
Zac Power test drive: Zac's sticky fix
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. He wonders if they will work, even deep under the water.
ISBN 9781921502064
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (4 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
30788
Zac Power test drive: Zac's water world
Zac has two new gadgets to find out who is sending fake missions.
ISBN 9781921502125
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (10 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.
60841
Zac Power test drive: Zac's wild rescue
Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. They are tested by Zac's wild rescue at the zoo.
ISBN 9781921502040
Series Zac Power test drive and spy camp series (2 of 24)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009
Larry, H I
No book cover.