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ID Title Author  
540
A is for Aunty
Memories of growing up on an Aboriginal mission are brought to life in this alphabet picture book with a difference. It features accounts of possums as pets and Aunty Goldie who used zinc ointment for just about every ailment.
ISBN 9780733307294
Publisher ABC Books, 2000
Russell, Elaine
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12056
ABC book of nursery rhymes
Thirteen award-winning Australian illustrators each chose a well-known rhyme to interpret, resulting in a beautifully illustrated selection of nursery rhyme favourites. Features profiles on each artist.
ISBN 9780733308932
Publisher ABC Books, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Various
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5398
Achoo we're not well
When Harry catches a cold, Mum tucks him up in bed. But Harry is contagious and all his dinosaurs end up having to be treated in his dinosaur hospital.
ISBN 9780141501826
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Whybrow, Ian & Reynolds, Adrian
No book cover.
2175
Addis Berner Bear forgets
When Addis Berner Bear arrives in the big, confusing, loud and fast city, he forgets why he has come. Something amazing helps him remember.
ISBN 9780552554343
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
Stewart, Joel
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9617
Adventures of Bert, The
Bert has all sorts of ridiculous adventures. He rescues a barking cardboard box from the river and is chased down the street by a giant sausage. Turn the page quietly so as not to wake Bert's baby.
ISBN 9780140567540
Publisher Puffin UK, 2002
Ahlberg, Allan & Briggs, Raymond (ill)
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112883
Adventures of Edgar Remington the third, The
Edgar Remington the Third has always wanted to sail to the other side of the world. He is now hopelessly lost because, in his eagerness to leave, he forgot his map and his compass.
ISBN 9781876288631
Publisher Working Title Press, 2005
Moreton, John & Denton, Terry (ill)
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13511
Adventures with Chimaka the chimpanzee
Meet Chimaka, one of a colony of chimps at Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary which provides a home for orphaned chimpanzees. Stunning photographs show where he lives, his family and how he spends his day. Discover what you can do to help protect endangered chimpanzees.
ISBN 9780975677063
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2007
Latta, Jan
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15284
Adventures with Chipper the cheetah
Chipper, the cheetah, tells the young reader all about cheetahs - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677025
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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Adventures with Elle the elephant
Through exquisite photographs and interesting facts, we find out lots of details about Elle, the elephant, and her daily activities.
ISBN 9780975677087
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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42407
Adventures with Gerry the giraffe
Giraffes are the tallest animals on the land. Meet Gerry and his family, and find out what they eat and where they live. Includes stunning photographs and interesting facts about giraffes.
ISBN 9780975677094
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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11738
Adventures with grandpa
On opening the door of his grandpa's shed, a young boy is transported into another world. And even better, his grandpa has the time to build and play with all the interesting stuff inside.
ISBN 9781921690761
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Mastnak, Rosemary
No book cover.
15285
Adventures with Kolah the koala
Kolah the koala tells the young reader all about koalas - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677001
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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15286
Adventures with Lena the lion
Lena the lion tells the young reader all about lions - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677049
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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75895
Adventures with Lennie the leopard
Lennie the leopard lives in the forests of Africa, where Lennie is learning how to hunt.
ISBN 9780980872712
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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42605
Adventures with Mia the meerkat
Meet Mia and her family and see what they eat and where they live. Includes stunning photographs and lots of interesting facts about meerkats.
ISBN 9780975677070
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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50360
Adventures with Ollie the orangutan
Ollie the orangutan lives in the rainforest, swinging through the trees.
ISBN 9780980872705
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2010
Latta, Jan
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490
Adventures with Ping-Ping the panda
Ping-Ping the panda talks about her everyday experiences. Includes exquisite photographs and interesting facts about pandas.
ISBN 9780975677056
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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15287
Adventures with Rufus the rhinoceros
Rufus the rhinoceros tells the young reader all about rhinos - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677018
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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15288
Adventures with Timba the tiger
Timba the tiger tells the young reader all about tigers - their history, habitat, behaviours and appearance. Spectacular photographs, facts and interesting websites.
ISBN 9780975677032
Series True to life series (12 books)
Publisher True to Life books, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Latta, Jan
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40567
Again
It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime. There's just time for his mum to read him his favourite book. Unfortunately for her, Cedric likes the story so much that he wants to hear it again and again and again, with incendiary consequences.
ISBN 9780230745360
Publisher MacMillan, 2011
Gravett, Emily
No book cover.
27128
Aladdin
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846431135
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Squillace, Elisa (ill)
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Albert
One rainy day, Albert contemplates life, the universe and everything. The author's creative use of language and simple line drawings capture the nature of change.
ISBN 9781845071110
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2005
Yamamoto, Lani
No book cover.
5417
Alex and the watermelon boat
It's been raining and raining. The river has burst its banks and the dam is overflowing. Mum told Alex not to go outside. But, just then, Rabbit hopped out the open window.
ISBN 9781743310076
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
McKimmie, Chris
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9621
Alexander's outing
'Stay close, take care', quacked Alexander's mother. But, Alexander is a wayward duckling. He straggles behind and disappears down a deep, dark hole.
ISBN 9780140554786
Publisher Penguin, 1998
Topics / Australian Author /
Allen, Pamela
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22389
Alfie and the birthday surprise
Alfie's neighbour, Mr McNally, needs cheering up because his beloved cat has died. Birthday parties always make people happy so Alfie thinks a party just might help. And, there's an extra-special surprise for Mr McNally.
ISBN 9781862307872
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Hughes, Shirley
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15636
Ali Baba and the forty thieves
A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
ISBN 9781846432514
Series Flip-up fairy tales series (28 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2008
Venturini, Claudia (ill)
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7510
Alice & Anatole
Shy, lonely Alice meets a real friend, an anteater named Anatole. After some trials and tribulations, the friendship grows and endures.
ISBN 9781416904847
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2007
Childs, Sam
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All about Australia 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 All about Australia series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
54640
All through the year
Month by month, we are taken on a journey through the Australian seasons as well as this girl's loves and family traditions. It's everything that's fun about being a child, all year round.
ISBN 9780670073993
Publisher Viking Children's, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Godwin, Jane & Walker, Anna (ill)
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43540
Alpha monsters
Journey through an amazing world of alphabet monsters to help A find his lost teddy.
ISBN 9781741697612
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Kennett, Chris
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15293
Alpha quest
An alphabet book about animals, to be shared. Beautifully illustrated with photographic collages.
ISBN 9781740214216
Publisher Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Parish, Steve
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7447
Alphabet Town
Poor Zero. Nobody took any notice of her because she didn't amount to anything. Then she net Spot the Dot. Together they discover Alphabet Town and learned that curiosity and imagination could change everything for the better.
ISBN 9781921928277
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Evans, Bryan & Moon, Kimberly
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18331
Alphabet wings
A trip around the world finds an interesting landmark representing every letter of the alphabet.
ISBN 9780734407603
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Kresner, Ilana M
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114106
Always
Oli's mamma explains how much she loves him in a way that he will understand. Her love is as magic as a starry night and more.
ISBN 9781865044200
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Pignataro, Anna
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12040
Amelia Ellicott's garden
Amelia Ellicott lives with her cat, Mustafah, in a fine, old house next to a block of flats. She is proud of her garden and her chickens. She has no one to share them with until one day a storm destroys it all and she finds the meaning of friendship.
ISBN 9781876289331
Publisher Margaret Hamilton, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Stafford, Liliana & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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514
Amy and Louis
Amy and Louis are best friends who call Cooee across the play area to each other. When Amy's family moves across the world, Louis wonders whether she will still hear his call.
ISBN 9781865049359
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Gleeson, Libby & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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15295
Angelina at the fair
Angelina wants to go to the fair but she has to take her little cousin, Henry. The day is filled with adventures and surprises.
ISBN 9780140568639
Publisher Puffin UK, 2001
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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15296
Angelina ballerina
Angelina wants to be a dancer. Her parents buy her a tutu and a pair of ballet slippers and she works very hard to become the best dancer she can be.
ISBN 9780733312618
Publisher ABC Books, 2003
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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12266
Angelina ballerina's invitation to the ballet
Imagine Angelina's delight when she wins two tickets to the gala performance of Cindermouse. Her excitement turns to disappointment as friend after friend has received an invitation to something else that day. Envelopes open to reveal letters.
ISBN 9780670913329
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2003
Holabird, Katharine
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15297
Angelina's ballet class
Angelina loves to dance. Every week, she goes to Miss Lily's ballet class to learn some new steps.
ISBN 9780140569117
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2001
Holabird, Katharine & Kanner, Catherine (ill)
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507
Angelina's halloween
Angelina and Alice are into Halloween and make firefly costumes. They have an adventurous time.
ISBN 9780140568707
Publisher Puffin UK, 2002
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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15298
Angelina, star of the show
Angelina is thrilled to be travelling to the Mouseland Dance Festival on her grandparent's canal boat. She wants to practise her new dance all the way there so that she can be the star of the show but her grandparents need all hands on deck.
ISBN 9780140569759
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2004
Holabird, Katharine & Craig, Helen (ill)
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12220
Angry Arthur
A boy called Arthur wanted to stay up and watch television but his mother wouldn't let him. Arthur decided to get angry, very, very angry. All the stages of a tantrum are captured in this picture book as Arthur wreaks havoc, causing lightning to strike and wind to blow.
ISBN 9780099196617
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1993
Oram, Hiawyn & Kitamura, Satoshi
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2244
Animal babies around the house
Stunning photographs and simple text show seven young, pet animals - cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, parrots, rabbits and goldfish - that we keep around the house.
ISBN 9780753458402
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Weber, Vicky
No book cover.
13351
Animal babies in deserts
Stunning photographs and simple text introduce readers to the animal babies living in the desert. A playful fennec fox cub with huge ears and a charming camel calf with long eyelashes are just two of the adorable animals found in the desert.
ISBN 9780753459423
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2006
Topics / Environment /
Nicholson, Sue
No book cover.
15063
Animal babies in grasslands
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the grasslands.
ISBN 9780753409435
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Topics / Environment /
Schofield, Jennifer
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15064
Animal babies in polar lands
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the polar lands.
ISBN 9780753409411
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Topics / Environment /
Schofield, Jennifer
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96667
Animal babies in ponds and rivers
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers found in ponds and rivers.
ISBN 9780753409442
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Topics / Environment /
Schofield, Jennifer
No book cover.
15065
Animal babies in rainforests
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the rainforests.
ISBN 9780753409428
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2004
Topics / Environment /
Schofield, Jennifer
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2927
Animal babies in seas
Stunning photographs and simple text describe animal babies and their mothers in the seas.
ISBN 9780753459454
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2006
Topics / Environment /
Nicholson, Sue
No book cover.
25854
Animal babies in towns and cities
Stunning photographs and simple text bring to life six young animals that live in some backyards. Families of red foxes, grey squirrels, raccoons, opossums, peregrine falcons and skunks are included.
ISBN 9780753411087
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Topics / Environment /
Schofield, Jennifer
No book cover.
7437
Animal babies on mountains
Stunning photographs and simple text introduce readers to six young animals that live in the world's tallest places. Families of pandas, brown bears, marmosets, gorillas, Japanese macaques and snow leopards are brought to life.
ISBN 9780753458396
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Kingfisher
No book cover.
54129
Animal babies on the farm
Stunning photographs and simple text introduce readers to seven, young animals - pigs, ducks, cows, horses, chickens, goats and geese - found on a farm.
ISBN 9780753458389
Series Animal babies series (10 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Topics / Environment /
Weber, Vicky
No book cover.
Animal babies series
Lovely ntroduction to baby animals living in a variety of environments. 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 babies series (10 books)
Various
No book cover.
15193
Animals of Farmer Jones, The
It's suppertime on the farm and all the animals are hungry. But, Farmer Jones is nowhere to be found.
ISBN 9780375827181
Publisher Golden Books Publishing, 2004
Scarry, Richard
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14992
Annie Rose is my little sister
Annie Rose is a typical baby sister. Her big brother, Alfie, tells us all about Annie Rose. His love shines through even when Annie Rose is very annoying.
ISBN 9780099408567
Publisher Red Fox, 2003
Hughes, Shirley
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5641
Annie to the rescue
Annie is very brave so when Callisto becomes stuck in a tree Annie attempts to rescue her but ends up needing to be rescued herself.
ISBN 9780670070817
Publisher Penguin, 2007
Niland, Deborah
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18320
Annie's chair
Annie doesn't allow anyone else to sit in her chair. When Benny curls up on the chair and refuses to move, Annie faces a dilemma.
ISBN 9780670042494
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Niland, Deborah
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7293
Anno's counting book
Counting through the seasons with beautiful, double-page illustrations. A perfect book to share.
ISBN 9780064431231
Publisher HarperTrophy, 1977
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Anno, Mitsumasa
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7119
Anno's magic seeds
A gift from a wizard makes Jack's fortune grow and grow by ones, twos, threes and more. An enchanting counting book with a moral.
ISBN 9780698116184
Publisher PaperStar books (Penguin Putnam), 1999
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Anno, Mitsumasa
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6439
Another important book
All the things that children can do, as they grow and learn between the ages of one to six, are celebrated in poetry.
ISBN 9780064437851
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1999
Wise Brown, Margaret & Raschka, Chris
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1936
Ant and the big bad bully goat, The
When Bully Goat takes over Badger's house, Badger needs help to move him out. He asks his biggest and bravest friends for help but they all make excuses. Finally, help arrives from an unexpected quarter and Badger realises that size isn't everything.
ISBN 9781846430794
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Fusek Peters, Andrew & Wadham, Anna (ill)
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1004
Ants go marching, The
Little Ant's colony is marching through the rain and he keeps getting distracted. Count along in this well-known rhyme.
ISBN 9781846431050
Series Classic books with holes series (21 books)
Publisher Child's Play International Ltd, 2007
Topics / K-2 Numeracy /
Crisp, Dan (ill)
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59878

New
Anzac biscuits
A young father is away at war, his wife and daughter waiting at home, sometimes making Anzac biscuits. Life at war is grey and cold, but opening the tin of biscuits from home brings comfort.
ISBN 9781742833460
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Cummings, Phil & Swan, Owen (ill)
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601
Apes (Watch me grow)
Many interesting facts about apes and their life cycles. Easy to read with photographic illustrations.
ISBN 9781405313087
Series Watch me grow series (10 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Dorling Kindersley
No book cover.
22012
Apollo
Apollo the Powerful Owl decides to change his diet, but when he does his tummy growls and grumbles and rumbles and tumbles, and he feels sick and weak. Wilfred the Wise Old Owl gives him some sensible advice.
ISBN 9781921928284
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Winch, Gordon & Pym, Stephen (ill)
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5114
Applesauce and the Christmas miracle
Applesauce, the pig, learns the true meaning of Christmas coming from the heart. The Shepherd family from up the road and all the aunts bearing gifts arrive at the shed dwelling of Joe and Marigold, who have lost their home in a bushfire. This story parallels the biblical story of the first Christmas.
ISBN 9780733322495
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Millard, Glenda & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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12840
Aranea
Aranea is a patient little spider who leads a determined struggle to reach safety and survive. She continually searches for a haven where she can rebuild her web.
ISBN 9780140502749
Publisher Puffin UK, 1979
Wagner, Jenny & Brooks, Ron (ill)
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12193
Are you my mother
A very simple story about a baby bird's search for his mother. He asks everyone and everything he meets the same question.
ISBN 9780001713222
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1982
Eastman, P D
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1305
Are you ready to play outside
Piggie can't wait to play outside in the sunshine with Gerald. When it starts to rain, Piggie gets really upset because it will spoil their fun. Gerald has a plan.
ISBN 9781406322200
Series Elephant & Piggie series (8 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Willems, Mo
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75901
Argus
Sally's class is doing a science project. When Mrs Henshaw hands out the eggs for hatching, Sally knows that hers looks different. When the egg cracks, something green and scaly with big yellow eyes emerges. Argus isn't like the other chicks.
ISBN 9781406331370
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Knudsen, Michelle & Wesson, Andrea (ill)
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2613
Around the house the fox chased the mouse
The fox is after the mouse. The mouse is running for its life - around and through and under and all over the place. Suspenseful story with a happy ending.
ISBN 9781423600060
Publisher Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2006
Walton, Rick & Bradshaw, Jim (ill)
No book cover.
12257
Arthur babysits
Arthur is tricked by his sister into babysitting for the notorious Tibble twins. After a shaky beginning, Arthur uses one of his sister's check-up calls to turn the tables and take charge. Cartoon illustrations full of amusing details.
ISBN 9781863888783
Series Arthur (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Brown, Marc
No book cover.
12256
Arthur lost and found
Arthur and Buster take the bus for the first time to go to Arthur's swimming lesson. During the ride, they are so busy talking, reading and sleeping that they miss their stop and find themselves on the other side of town.
ISBN 9780316108249
Series Arthur (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Brown, Marc
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75831
Arthur's computer disaster
Arthur is determined to win on his computer game, Deep, Dark Sea. When Mum asks Arthur not to touch the computer because she needs it for work, the temptation of the game proves too much for him. When the keyboard crashes to the ground and the screen goes dark, Arthur knows he is in deep and dark trouble.
ISBN 9780316110167
Series Arthur (3 books)
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 1997
Brown, Marc
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20732
Astonishing animal ABC
Meet all sorts of animals through the alphabet. There's arty aardvark, outraged owl, snoozy sloth and many, many more.
ISBN 9781862338111
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 2011
Fuge, Charles
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12178
At the seaside
Christopher, a child with Down syndrome, tackles everyday life. Christopher and his friend, Lauren, are spending the day at the seaside, enjoying the sun and getting into mischief.
ISBN 9780749636951
Publisher Watts, 2000
Church, Diane
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15194
At the vet
An eventful trip to the vet turns out to be lots of fun, especially if you like baby kittens.
ISBN 9780734407313
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Lamb, Ann
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40643
Aunties three, The
Pack up your games, dismantle your toys, practise your manners and muffle your noise. Watch the mayhem unfold as three, bold aunts enter the house of three, unruly children who try their very best to welcome the guests for tea.
ISBN 9781741697919
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Bland, Nick
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33427
Australia
Come and explore your country, Australia. Find out where it is in the world and what it looks like. Discover our history, who our first people were and how the first European settlers arrived. Compare how people live now, the different animals and environments in Australia and some of our national pastimes.
ISBN 9781742451190
Series All about Australia series (4 books)
Publisher Australian Geographic Education, 2011
Mahoney, Melanie (ed) & Madden, Bec (ed)
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25724
Australian animals
Bright, interesting images and facts tell you about most of the iconic Australian native animals. Find out what they eat, where they live, the impact of introduced species and how you can help Australian native animals.
ISBN 9781742451206
Series All about Australia series (4 books)
Publisher Australian Geographic Education, 2012
Mahoney, Melanie (ed) & Madden, Bec (ed)
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12161
Avocado baby
The Hargraves baby is born into a very weak family but grows super strong, once its mother begins feeding it mashed avocado.
ISBN 9780099200611
Publisher Red Fox, 2000
Burningham, John
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12195
Axminster the carpet snake
A loveable pet snake at Axminster School goes missing in this sequel to the story of Stickybeak, the school pet duck with attitude.
ISBN 9780140541243
Publisher Penguin, 1994
Topics / Australian Author /
Edwards, Hazel & Wilson, Rosemary (ill)
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47411
Ayu and the perfect moon
In Bali, an old woman, Ayu, tells a story to three little girls. When she was a young girl, Ayu moved her feet as she performed the traditional Balinese dance, the Legong, as the full moon rose over the palms.
ISBN 9781921720222
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Cox, David
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