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ID Title Author  
1889
T Rex
A simple, funny, rhyming book that looks at what we know and what we have to surmise about dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex. Includes information about dinosaurs and the study of them. A book that could inspire you to become a palaeontologist.
ISBN 9781406312928
Series Nature storybooks series (9 of 16)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
French, Vivian & Bartlett, Alison (ill)
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18303
Tadpoles and frogs
A beautifully presented book about tadpoles and frogs, including simple facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780794501648
Series Usborne beginners series (28 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2006
Milbourne, Anna
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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87422
Tansy Magill
One summer morning, Tansy Magill with the wild red hair visits her secret garden. There, she gets a big surprise and, now, she has a mystery to solve.
ISBN 9780143306399
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Martin, Carol Ann & Watson, Judy (ill)
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10418
Tao
Ever since Jo took his dad away, Tao feels like he's in the middle of a tug-of-war between his parents. But, he can't help hoping that they will get back together someday. It's Tao's birthday and he's turning ten. When the phone rings, Tao thinks it's just a wrong number from someone called Mimi. But, Tao's life is about to change, forever.
ISBN 9781406332605
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Newman, John
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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.
18626
Tasmanian devil: life cycles of Australian animals
Interesting information on the Tasmanian devil is presented with photos, maps, fact boxes and pictorial timelines.
ISBN 9781740708883
Publisher Echidna Books, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Pyers, Greg
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16832
Tatiara
In a sheltered bay, a girl and a seal become friends and, in time, healing comes to each of them.
ISBN 9781921042225
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Oliver, Jo
No book cover.
9513
Teacher alligator
A variety of animals with a very positive attitude to attending school are featured in this book of poetry that explores school life in verse. There are a whole host of animal characters from Mr Dragon, the Headmaster, to Miss Poodle, the French teacher.
ISBN 9780747547600
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2001
Charles, Faustin & Wojtowycz, David (ill)
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624
Teaching the teacher
Ms Cherry learns what it feels like to stare down the school bully, to be brave during a trip to the nurse's office and to get down from the monkey bars with the help of her students. It has certainly been a tough day for the teacher and, perhaps, she has learnt something from the students as a result.
ISBN 9780702236532
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
van Loon, Joan & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
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10520
Team challenge
Games day is looming and Annie is desperate to be a team member. Her happiness depends on it.
ISBN 9781921167270
Series Riding high series (4 of 6)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Kelly, Bernadette
No book cover.
14614
Teeth of the T-Rex
Captain Teggs and the astrosaurs have picked up a distress call from a spaceship near the Carnivore Zone. When they investigate, all they find is a royal crown and various bits of regalia, marked with the crest of carnivores. A huge ship approaches carrying terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rexes who enter the ship. They belong to the Royal Guard and they accuse the astrosaurs of stealing the Crown Jewels of King Rex-Rex.
ISBN 9780207191398
Series Astrosaurs series (9 of 17)
Publisher Red Fox, 2007
Cole, Steve
No book cover.
15368
Tell me why
When Sarah was seven years old, she asked her grandmother a very important question. This is the story of that question and the answer.
ISBN 9781875641963
Publisher Magabala Books, 2004
Templeton, Robyn & Jackson, Sarah
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17755
Temple of the ruby of fire, The
Professor von Volt had discovered the location of the famous Ruby of Fire. Before I could let out a squeak of protest, my sister Thea had dragged me into race to be the first to find the legendary gem.
ISBN 9780439661638
Series Geronimo Stilton series (14 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Stilton, Geronimo
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)
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5230
Terrible Troy
Frolicking in mud and puddles and looking most dishevelled, Terrible Troy causes his mother great despair.
ISBN 9780733307744
Series Crazy tales (4 of 1)
Publisher ABC Books, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Fatchen, Max
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28689
Terror bird trap, The
On a beautiful island, the clean living, vegetarian bactrosaurs have always lived in harmony with their sea dwelling neighbours, the shark-like predatory megalodons. But, the island is sinking and waste from the bactrosaurs is invading the megalodon world. Captain Teggs and his faithful crew of astrosaurs must help solve the riddle and stop the island from disappearing into the sea for ever.
ISBN 9780099487982
Series Astrosaurs series (8 of 17)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Cole, Steve
No book cover.
Terry Deary's pirate tales
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 Terry Deary's pirate tales (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
6373
Terry Deary's pirate tales: the pirate captain
In the North Atlantic Ocean in 1726, Captain Fly is the greatest pirate to sail the seven seas, or so he says. His captives, Jed and Arthur, think he's a bad-tempered bully and, when he orders them to work for him as pirates, they know it's time to stop Captain Fly for good.
ISBN 9781408128329
Series Terry Deary's pirate tales (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2011
Deary, Terry & Flook, Helen (ill)
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1996
Terry Deary's pirate tales: the pirate lord
In1577,ten year old Tom is a cabin boy for Captain Francis Drake, who is on a mission to steal South American gold from the Spanish fleet. On the trip around the world, Tom will face waves three times the height of their tiny ship, and will need to survive to help Drake defeat the Spanish galleons, and come back rich.
ISBN 9781408128336
Series Terry Deary's pirate tales (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2011
Deary, Terry & Flook, Helen (ill)
No book cover.
24038
Terry Deary's pirate tales: the pirate prisoner
It's 1680 on Nevis Island in the Caribbean. Red-legs Greaves has been a slave, a pirate and a rich sugar planter. Now, he's a prisoner and, next morning, he'll be dead, hanged by the neck for piracy. It will take a miracle for his only friend, a slave girl called Lou, to save him.
ISBN 9781408128343
Series Terry Deary's pirate tales (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2012
Deary, Terry & Flook, Helen (ill)
No book cover.
24033
Terry Deary's pirate tales: the pirate queen
In 1593, Grace O'Malley is the greatest pirate who ever lived, the terror of the Irish Sea. Her gang of cut-throats rules the waves until Grace is captured. Instead of being hanged, Grace is sent to London where the Quenn of Pirates will meet the Queen of London.
ISBN 9781408128350
Series Terry Deary's pirate tales (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2011
Deary, Terry & Flook, Helen (ill)
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9559
Thank you for my yukky present
Charlie is very excited about a present from his Grandma. He is very disappointed when it appears to be just a boring handknitted jumper. But then the jumper takes him on an adventure.
ISBN 9780733614071
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Hooper, Meredith
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12474
That pesky rat
The brown street rat lives in a trash can in Grubby Alley, longing to be someone's pet, someone with an interest in cheese. He knows plenty of animals who are pets. When Mr. Fortesque mistakes him for a cat, life changes.
ISBN 9781841212760
Publisher Orchard Books, 2003
Child, Lauren
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The Fixers
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 The Fixers (4 books)
Williams, Sean & O'Connor, Nial (ill)
No book cover.
The Hoozles 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 The Hoozles series (4 books)
Little, Jessie & Dann, Penny (ill)
No book cover.
2806
Thea Stilton and the dragon's code
When Geronimo's sister, Thea, is invited to teach a journalism class at a college on Mouse Island, she has no idea that she's going to be called on to help solve a mystery. But, when a student disappears, it's up to Thea and five of her students to find out what happened. A nail-biting mystery ensues, complete with secret passages, underground tunnels and more than a few surprises along the way.
ISBN 9780545103671
Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
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15825
Thea Stilton and the ghost of the shipwreck
During a marine biology lesson at Mouseford Academy, the Thea Sisters learn about a mysterious shipwreck off Whale Island. According to legend, a very rare diamond was on the ship when it sank. When their teacher disappears, the sisters dive into the deep ocean to find him and the jewel. And, just when they think their adventures are over, the sisters receive an invitation to China to find another missing treasure.
ISBN 9780545150590
Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
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33847
Thea Stilton and the mountain of fire
Thea's friends the Thea Sisters take off for Australia to solve a mystery. A flock of sheep at Nicky's family's ranch is losing all its wool, and the ranch depends on the wool to stay afloat! Maybe the sheep's cure lies in an Aboriginal medicine containing a strange root.
ISBN 9780545150606
Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
95431
Thea Stilton and the mystery in Paris
The Thea Sisters are off to Paris to visit Colette's fashion-designer friend Julie. But when Julie's designs are suddenly stolen, the girls must search the city of Paris to catch the thief and save the fashion show.
ISBN 9780545227735
Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
55325
Thea Stilton and the secret city
Thea's friends the Thea Sisters head to Peru, where a good friend of Paulina's is in danger. There, the five mice climb the Andes mountains in search of a mysterious treasure that's hidden in the Secret City of the Incas.
ISBN 9780545150613
Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2010
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
19869
Thea Stilton and the star castaways
The Thea sisters are headed on a fabumouse mission to the moon. After much preparation, the mice blast off. But, when they arrrive at their lunar vacation spot, things start to go very wrong, including spaceship wrecks and rebellious robots.
ISBN 9780545227742
Series Geronimo Stilton series (56 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
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.
12791
There's a spell up my nose
Nicholas takes a peek in his Aunty's cauldron but sneezes and the spell goes up his nose.
ISBN 9780340917992
Series Books for boys series (3 of 10)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
4703
There's a wallaby at the bottom of my garden
See how a native animal can live beside humans, being appreciated as a wild creature not a pet, and still provide pleasure. Fred, the black-tailed wallaby, likes eating apricots and mandarins but is careless with his tail.
ISBN 9780864611116
Publisher Koala Books, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
French, Jackie & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
No book cover.
9582
There's a wardrobe in my monster
A modern fable about the responsibilities of pet ownership. Martha is on a quest for a more interesting pet than her ""sleepy cat, bored goldfish and dopey dog"".
ISBN 9780747540199
Publisher Bloomsbury Australia, 1999
Geoghegan, Adrienne & Johnson, Adrian (ill)
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4403
There's an echidna at the bottom of my garden
The author's own observations of the echidna that lives in the bush near her home. George, the echidna, likes ants and termites but he doesn't like the smell of gum boots.
ISBN 9780864611123
Publisher Koala Books, 1999
Topics / Australian Author /
French, Jackie & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
No book cover.
15233
Thieves & rascals
A look at animals that have adopted practices that make them appear to be thieves and rascals. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937705
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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9366
Thing
When Emily Forbes finds a rock in a nearby park, she has no idea it is a prehistoric creature's egg. She calls it Thing. When it hatches, Emily and her mother find themselves with a playful, apple-green, prehistoric, vegetarian TV addict.
ISBN 9780340608524
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1994
Topics / Australian Author /
Klein, Robin & Lester, Alison (ill)
No book cover.
98384
Think of an eel
The fascinating life story and migration of an eel from the Sargasso Sea until the time comes for its 80 day journey home to spawn.
ISBN 9781406312027
Series Nature storybooks series (4 of 16)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Wallace, Karen & Bostock, Mike (ill)
No book cover.
85889
This is the mountain
Discover Mt Kilimanjaro in East Africa and the significance it has for the wildlife that lives within its shadow, on its slopes and high on its peak.
ISBN 9781845079840
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Topics / Environment /
Moss, Miriam & Kennaway, Adrienne (ill)
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52510
This is the reef
The Great Barrier Reef's environs and inhabitants, and the delicate relationship between the two, are explored in this unusual ecosystem. A prose poem with vibrant illustrations provides a glimpse into an unseen, underwater world.
ISBN 9781845076597
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Topics / Environment /
Moss, Miriam & Kennaway, Adrienne (ill)
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6351
This moose belongs to me
When a moose came to Wilfred, he just knew it was meant to be his, so he named him Marcel and made him his pet. Marcel was very obedient and followed some rules better than others, but when someone else claims the moose as theirs, Wilfred is very surprised.
ISBN 9780007263875
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Jeffers, Oliver
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82868
Thomson, Emma & Bailey, Helen
Glitter gems, Party pickles and Rapturous rainbows - three stories combine for lots of adventure at the fancy dress party and masked ball.
ISBN 9780340902455
Series Felicity wishes series (46 books)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2006
Thomson, Emma & Bailey, Helen
No book cover.
24172
Thorn castle
Tamly is the only person in Meadowhythe who can't do magic. He wishes he knew why and longs to learn. But, it is precisely his lack of magic which makes him ideal for the dangerous challenge of rescuing the Book of Spells from the evil sorcerer, Lord Harshax. Together with his magically gifted friend, Kym, Tamly sets out to steal the book and save his village.
ISBN 9781862916586
Series Sorcerer's tower series, The (1 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Irvine, Ian & Cornish, D M (ill)
No book cover.
4603
Thorpey
It's hard being a good pet owner. And, when your pet is a Comet fish called Thorpey, which should be swimming around very fast but is floating upside down, it's even harder. Only little sister, Annie, knows for sure what's wrong with Thorpey.
ISBN 9781862918085
Series Mates - great Australian yarns (16 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Starke, Ruth & Jardine, Katie (ill)
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75576
Three kangaroos gruff, The
The Three Kangaroos Gruff decide to head for greener pastures. They need to watch out when crossing the bridge for the big, scary bunyip.
ISBN 9781741692334
Series Great Australian yarns (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Richards, Kel & Dawson, Janine (ill)
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4489
Three little bush pigs, The
An Aussie twist on the classic story of the three little pigs.
ISBN 9781862917262
Series Great Australian yarns (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Dallimore, Paul
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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.
14076
Through the cat-flap
Thomas and his toddler twin sisters are locked out of the house. Thomas is considering going inside through the cat-flap, but it may not be such a good idea.
ISBN 9780340911129
Series Books for boys series (8 of 10)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
47819
Thumbelina
Born in a flower, tiny Thumbelina braves the enormous, dangerous world until, through her kindness and courage, she is delivered to a kingdom of people just her size.
ISBN 9780525475088
Publisher Dutton Children's Books, 2005
Anderson, Hans Christian & Ehrlich, A (retell) & Jeffers, S (ill)
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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)
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9540
Thursday club: animal poems, The
Every Thursday a group of animals meet in the forest to take turns telling rhyming stories. Their light-hearted verses are featured with illustrations of all the animals.
ISBN 9781858818313
Publisher Orion, 2002
Snell, Gordon & Flintoft, Anthony (ill)
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8533
Tibby's leaf
In Australia, during the First World War, Tibby feels like everything is going wrong. Her big brother Clarence is all grown up and doesn't want to play with her any more. Clarence says there aren't any pixies, except in books, but Tibby knows she saw something in the bush, peering out from behind a leaf.
ISBN 9781876944681
Series Making tracks (15 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Bray, Peter (ill)
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37898
Tick tock tick tock what's up croc
A day in the life of a remarkable reptile that has been around since the days of the dinosaurs.
ISBN 9780975839065
Publisher Silkim Books, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Toft, Kim Michelle
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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.
4448
Tiger trouble
Eric is mortified by his mother's misadventures with a ladder in the supermarket and her clumsiness during line dancing lessons. When Mum is hypnotised by a circus performer, things get much worse.
ISBN 9780141306322
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2000
Clark, Sherryl
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3747
Tiger ways
Daisy's mum has been kidnapped by a herd of mad elephants. Luckily, Daisy has been rescued by tigers. Now she must learn tiger ways to survive.
ISBN 9780099488040
Series Daisy series (9 of 15)
Publisher Red Fox, 2008
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Gray, Kes & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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41773
Tiger-skin rug, The
A tired, old tiger dreams of a life of comfort and companionship. In desperation, he takes the place of the rug under the table where the rajah and his family share their meals. The tiger loves his new surroundings until, one night, burglars break into the palace and he has to decide whether to stay in disguise as a rug or save the rajah from a horrible beating.
ISBN 9781408813034
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2011
Rose, Gerald
No book cover.
120135
Tigerfin and the ferry children
Children on board Captain Harry's dolphin cruiser eagerly watch for bottlenose dolphins swimming alongside the ferry, shooting out of the water and making dolphin circles. Tigerfin just can't do the circles despite practising over and over. But, Tigerfin discovers that he has another talent that the children will want to see.
ISBN 9780980466836
Publisher Maureen Bartlett www.maureenbartlett.com, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Bartlett, Maureen & Bailey, Shona (ill)
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29742
Tigers
What do tigers eat and how do they catch their food? Can tigers swim? Why do they scratch trees? In this book you will find the answers and lots more about the fascinating lives of tigers.
ISBN 9781409530671
Series Usborne beginners series (28 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2012
Maclaine, James
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15250
Tigers
Simple, factual information about tigers, with beautifully presented photographs and illustrations. A glossary of terms and an index are included.
ISBN 9780733936227
Series Longman world of animals series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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3658
Tigress
A beautifully told nature story about a tigress and her cubs with lots of true facts about tigers. When a tigress runs her strong muscles 'ripple her body like wind on water' and tiger cubs have loose skin on their necks for a reason.
ISBN 9781406312942
Series Nature storybooks series (12 of 16)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Dowson, Nick & Chapman, Jane (ill)
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4442
Tikki Tikki Tembo
A retelling of the Chinese folk tale about a boy who falls down a well and nearly drowns because his brother struggles with his tongue-twister name. It has become a children's classic.
ISBN 9780805011661
Publisher Henry Holt & Co, 1989
Mosel, Arlene
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4858
Tilly's treasure
Hula hoops have replaced skipping ropes, mood rings were in last week. There's always a new trend at Tilly's school and her version is never quite good enough. Tilly wonders how she will keep up with these ever-changing trends.
ISBN 9780143303398
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Walker, Sue & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
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130806
Tim & Tig
The family's new pet kitten is not what it seems but they seem oblivious to Tig's size and other people's reactions as he grows and grows. The family just loves their gentle Tig.
ISBN 9780143302759
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Kelleher, Victor & Watson, Judy (ill)
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18445
To everything there is a season
Beautifully-illustrated book based on an Old Testament Bible passage. Set in rural South Africa, it shows the cycle of life in a simple, sensitive and enriched way.
ISBN 9781845073442
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2006
Daly, Jude
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7943
To the top end: our trip across Australia
A pictorial record of the bestest holiday ever. Fun to read and fun to read about as the words and pictures tell the story, with some interesting twists and turns. You need a lot of space to read this book.
ISBN 9781741758849
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Harvey, Roland
No book cover.
8951
Toby
Toby is an old dog and sick, too. He's going blind and deaf and sometimes he smells bad. The family is gentle and loving with him, except for Sara. When Toby finally dies, the children who love him express their love in different ways.
ISBN 9780395670248
Publisher Ticknor & Fields, 1994
Topics / Australian Author /
Wild, Margaret & Young, Noela (ill)
No book cover.
15732
Toes
A kitten called Toes leaves home, in this ugly duckling story, and falls in with a penniless but, of course, extremely talented musician. Toes helps the musician, so making a beautiful duet and building a true friendship.
ISBN 9780060541019
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2006
Seidler, Tor
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99765
Tom Crean's rabbit
It's very cold in Antarctica and the ship Terra Nova is crowded with men and animals. Sailor,Tom MCrean, is looking for a quiet, cosy place for his pet rabbit. A true story based on the diaries of men who sailed on the ship.
ISBN 9781845073930
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Hooper, Meredith & Kitchen, Bert (ill)
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7178
Tomato sauce, of course
Tammy is obsessed with Aussie Tomato Sauce. The company closes down and in her hunt to stock up on as many bottles as possible, lands in a yucky situation.
ISBN 9781862918801
Series Mates - great Australian yarns (16 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Simons, Moya & Grimwade, Jim (ill)
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4515
Too-tight tutu, The
The trials and tribulations which lead to Merry's first ballet solo make a delightful story about believing in yourself and working for your dreams.
ISBN 9780140384451
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 1997
Clark, Sherryl
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Toocool 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 Toocool series (37 books)
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
11155
Toocool: baseball's best
There are two teams, but only one star pitcher. Let's hope he listens to his captain or it could be disastrous for the team.
ISBN 9781920924133
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books,
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111107
Toocool: basketball legend
Toocool, Marcy and Spike have been challenged to a game of basketball. Toocool decides that he has to be Captain. Marcy thinks that she should be Captain. Spike just wants the game to begin.
ISBN 9780731274208
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
10334
Toocool: beach patrol
It looks like just another beach patrol for Toocool, the world's greatest lifeguard. Suddenly, a sea creature from the deep starts to stalk his friend and Toocool must save the day.
ISBN 9781865045832
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
5013
Toocool: cricket legend
Toocool captains the Australian team in the First Test. But he no longer has the home ground advantage. This may really affect his game badly.
ISBN 9781865043357
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
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111106
Toocool: crocodile catcher
Jaws the crocodile has escaped from the Zoo. There's only one person that can capture the runaway crocodile, Toocool. With the help of friends, Toocool sets out to get Jaws.
ISBN 9780731274161
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
10335
Toocool: daredevil on ice
Toocool hopes to lead the Park Legends to victory on the ice but the Westside Winners won't be an easy team to beat. Perhaps Toocool has finally met his match.
ISBN 9781865045863
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
13686
Toocool: discus dynamo
When Toocool discovers he is a champion discus thrower, nobody is safe from his mighty throws.
ISBN 9781920924195
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
5223
Toocool: fishing fanatic
Toocool goes fishing to grapple with a giant of the deep, a marlin, but Toocool may have met his match. The battle begins at sunrise.
ISBN 9781865043364
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
13765
Toocool: football legend
It's the end of the season and Toocool has led his team to the Super Bowl. Toocool is a fantastic footy player but one player has never taken the whole team to victory before.
ISBN 9781920924072
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4497
Toocool: footy hero
It's the biggest game of the season. The crowd has footy fever. Topdogs are going to need a hero. Luckily they have Toocool.
ISBN 9781865043371
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4498
Toocool: golfing giant
Toocool has the best swing but beware the golfing giant.
ISBN 9781865044651
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
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4500
Toocool: grand prix champ
Toocool at the grand prix.
ISBN 9781865043388
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111076
Toocool: hooked
What's the biggest fish you've ever caught? Toocool has just caught a monster from the deep. Now all Toocool's got to do is get it on to the river bank.
ISBN 9780731274147
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111082
Toocool: I spy
So what are Marcy and her friends doing? There's only one thing that Toocool and Spike can do. Look out 007, Toocool and Spike are on the job.
ISBN 9780731274222
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4501
Toocool: invincible iron man
The iron-man contest is a tough event. Toocool will discover if rock-hard muscles and legs of steel are all that is needed to win.
ISBN 9781865044729
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
5010
Toocool: kart master
There can only be one winner in the great kart race.
ISBN 9781865043395
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111108
Toocool: magic boots
The Legends have been challenged to another game of soccer. The stakes are high. Coach Wong invents a magic formula that makes Legends kick the ball harder and faster.
ISBN 9780731274154
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
36037
Toocool: match day football
The crowd goes wild at the MCG. The Park Legends are up against the Try Hards in a match day footy game. Toocool must try to kick the winning goal.
ISBN 9781865045870
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4507
Toocool: park games gold
Toocool's team want to take out the NBA championship and he has to lead them. Will he survive the pressure?
ISBN 9781865043418
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
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4504
Toocool: parkball hotshot
Toocool has tried his hand at various sports. There's a ball game showdown in TC Park. There are two good teams, but let's hope the star pitcher listens to his captain.
ISBN 9781865044675
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
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111109
Toocool: rock star
Sam and Billy form their own rock group with Billy as lead singer and Sam on guitar. In one uncontrollable moment, Billy takes Sam's guitar and lets rip with unbelievable results.
ISBN 9780731274185
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Education Australia, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
13322
Toocool: rodeo cowboy
When Uncle Buck comes to stay at the Toocool Ranch, Toocool and Roberto take a crash course in how to become real cowboys and attend the rodeo.
ISBN 9781865045849
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4505
Toocool: rugby great
Toocool imagines himself playing rugby for Australia.
ISBN 9781865044682
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
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4506
Toocool: sailing supremo
The big race goes on for two days. The weather is out of control and so is the crazy crew but Captain Toocool has to manage under whatever conditions he meets.
ISBN 9781865044699
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111110
Toocool: show time
A new set of drums and Toocool wants to form a band. Marcy wants to be the lead singer. Spike wants to play his guitar. Wong just wants them to go and practise somewhere else.
ISBN 9780731274192
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
5611
Toocool: skateboard ripper
Toocool is a standout on the skateboard. All he needs now is a ramp to practise his new trick and then he needs to find out if the world is ready for the TC Twist.
ISBN 9781865044705
Series Toocool series (37 of 37)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4509
Toocool: soccer superstar
Toocool loves his soccer. With Toocool on your team you shouldn't need anything else but the Legends also have another secret weapon.
ISBN 9781865044712
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
5616
Toocool: sonic mountain bike
Toocool is on the mountain bike track. It's a race against time. Toocool is a speed machine. It looks like nothing will save him from breaking the paper run record.
ISBN 9781865044668
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
13715
Toocool: space captain
Earth is being invaded by aliens and there's only one person who can save the day - Toocool, space captain.
ISBN 9781865045856
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111079
Toocool: strike
How many strikes in a row have you had? Toocool thinks he's set a new world record. So does Marcy and so does Spike. Wong thinks that they're wrong. Wong thinks he's the best. Only one thing to do, let the challenge begin.
ISBN 9780731274178
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
4510
Toocool: surfing pro
It's summer vacation and there's a surfing contest to win. Toocool waxes down his twin fin and hits the waves.
ISBN 9781865043401
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
5021
Toocool: tennis ace
Toocool is playing tennis in the Australian open. He's stuck in the doubles but he's not sure he really needs a partner. He should be good enough to play for two.
ISBN 9781865043425
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
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111077
Toocool: the flying snowboarder
It's snowed and Killer Hill is covered. Marcy and Spike challenge Toocool to a snowboard race. The fun starts when Toocool gets on his supercharged snowboard.
ISBN 9780731274130
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
12923
Toocool: water slide winner
Toocool has built the best water slide ever in his own backyard. Now he's ready to become the fastest water slider in the world. It's a race against his friends and the stop watch in the local water slide competition.
ISBN 9781865045825
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
111081
Toocool: wrestle mania
World Championship wrestling has arrived. Toocool could be the next world champion. Before that, he has to beat Marcy. Marcy thinks that she's going to squash Toocool like a lemon.
ISBN 9780731274215
Series Toocool series (37 books)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Kettle, Phil
No book cover.
11105
Top fuel dragsters
Top Fuel drivers and their cars race one-on-one in a straight line. Drag racing is one of the most popular forms of auto racing in America, and Top Fuel dragsters are the fastest dragsters around. Find out about the technology that enables a Top Fuel dragster to travel faster than five hundred and sixty kilometres per hour.
ISBN 9781600142888
Series Torque series (12 books)
Publisher Bellwether Media, Inc, 2010
Von Finn, Denny
No book cover.
Torque 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 Torque series (12 books)
Various
No book cover.
15212
Tortoises & turtles
Simple factual information about tortoises and turtles. The book includes beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937576
Series Longman world of amphibians and reptiles series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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9365
Tortuga
Swept out to sea by a violent storm, a tortoise floats on a branch until the current lands her on a tropical island. Tortuga lays her eggs on shore and tries to protect them. Her new home is rich and lush but there are no other tortoises.
ISBN 9780099400868
Publisher Random House Canada, 2002
Geraghty, Paul
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37858
Totally spaced, Ms Wiz
Ms Wiz has to return a puppy to her mum, but the mum is on another planet. It means space travel - hang on your ears, folks, for a blast through the galaxy. Then Ms Wiz steps in with two paranormal friends, when the school needs some supply teachers pronto with some unexpected consequences.
ISBN 9781842707029
Series Ms Wiz series (5 books)
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Blacker, Terence & Ross, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
Totally twins 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 Totally twins series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
38422
Totally twins: birthday bonanza
Perse and her twin, Portia, are about to turn 11. How will they celebrate their birthday? Will shy Perse want the same outrageous party as Portia?
ISBN 9781921928208
Series Totally twins series (4 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Darlison, Aleesha & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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46770
Totally twins: model mania
Portia is determined to become the next top model. Her twin, Persephone, thinks she is delusional. As Portia sets her sights on a modelling career, Persephone spends hours on the couch at the Heavenly Models Agency writing her diary, rolling her eyes and sneezing from the toxic fumes of hairspray, perfume and makeup.
ISBN 9781921042409
Series Totally twins series (2 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Darlison, Aleesah & Geddes, Serena (ill)
No book cover.
13863
Totally twins: musical mayhem
Persephone begins writing her own secret diary. She is horrified when she has to audition for the school musical and takes comfort in writing down her most secret thoughts. The Heartfield Heights Musical Extravaganza soon launches into full swing, much to Persephone's dismay and her twin sister Portia's jubilation.
ISBN 9781921042348
Series Totally twins series (1 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Darlison, Aleesah & Geddes, Serena (ill)
No book cover.
22707
Totally twins: tropical trouble
Persephone and her twin, Portia, are set for an exciting holiday but there's one catch. The girls' annoying seven year old neighbour, Dillon Pickleton, is going with them. They get themselves into tropical trouble in Fiji, facing the perils of sailing the open seas, swimming with sharks and a dreaded dance-off.
ISBN 9781921042690
Series Totally twins series (3 of 4)
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Darlison, Aleesah & Geddes, Serena (ill)
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9557
Tough Lester
A great picture book about rugby union, showing skill, strength and humour.
ISBN 9781862913394
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Hilton, Nette
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.
62395
Toymaker and the bird, The
In a little house in a dark forest, a toymaker lives all alone. One day, a small brown bird is drawn to the magic sounds of the toymaker's violin. Together they make music so enchanting that even the trees shiver and murmur in wonder. But as the seasons change, the little bird dreams of the wide open sky.
ISBN 9780670073634
Publisher Viking Children's, 2009
Allen, Pamela
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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)
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33063
Traction Man is here
Square-jawed and equipped with combat boots, scuba gear, space suit, and camouflage, Traction Man overcomes evil pillows, dastardly brooms, a poisonous dishcloth and a wicked spade. Traction Man has an action outfit for every occasion. He is the last word in heroic fashion flair until he is presented with an outfit, knitted by his owner's granny.
ISBN 9780224064958
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Grey, Mini
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7651
Traction Man meets Turbodog
Traction Man sets out on his greatest rescue mission yet. He must try to save Scrubbing Brush from the evil Bin Things. And, find room in his life for two pets.
ISBN 9780224070485
Publisher Jonathan Cape, 2008
Grey, Mini
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9497
Training a guide dog
An appealing and compact handbook with bright glossy pages for children about the care and training of guide dogs.
ISBN 9781740700191
Publisher Heinemann, 2001
MacDonald, Wendy
No book cover.
96658
Tram to Bondi Beach, The
A young boy's love of trams leads him to a paper boy job and the desire to drive trams as a living. Shows Sydney and its Bondi trams of the 1950s and 1960s.
ISBN 9780207176197
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 1992
Topics / Australian Author /
Hathorn, Libby & Vivas, Julie (ill)
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52225
Trapped
Bindi is spending time at an outback sheep station, where the neighbour has blamed a dingo for killing a sheep and wants to hunt it down.
ISBN 9781864718362
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (19 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Irwin, Bindi and others
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18304
Trash and recycling
A beautifully presented book about conservation through recycling, including simple and interesting facts, an index, a glossary and web links. This book is also known as Rubbish and recycling.
ISBN 9780794510732
Series Usborne beginners series (26 of 28)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Topics / Environment /
Turnbull, Stephanie & Fox, Christyan
No book cover.
15228
Travellers
A look at animals that travel considerable distances. The book includes simple factual information, beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937699
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Ballance, Alison
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Travelling solo 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 Travelling solo series (6 books)
Guthridge, Bettina
No book cover.
13242
Travelling solo to France
Castles, cafes, the fast train and the Eiffel Tower. Come to France and have all the fun of travel without leaving home. Glossary and index included.
ISBN 9781862914353
Series Travelling solo series (6 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Guthridge, Bettina
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14541
Travelling solo to India
Curry, camel fairs, cricket and tigers. Come to India and have all the fun of travel without leaving home. Glossary and index included.
ISBN 9781862914209
Series Travelling solo series (6 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2000
Guthridge, Bettina
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4544
Travelling solo to Italy
All the fun of travelling to Italy without leaving home.
ISBN 9781903207369
Series Travelling solo series (6 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Guthridge, Bettina
No book cover.
4545
Travelling solo to Japan
All the fun of travelling to Japan without leaving home.
ISBN 9781903207376
Series Travelling solo series (6 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2001
Guthridge, Bettina
No book cover.
15506
Travelling solo to Morocco
Snake charmers, blue men, vipers and camels. Come to Morocco and have all the fun of travel without leaving home. Glossary and index included.
ISBN 9781862914094
Series Travelling solo series (6 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 1999
Topics / Australian Author /
Guthridge, Bettina
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5905
Travelling solo to Vietnam
Rice fields, water puppets, sampans and pagodas. Come to Vietnam and have all the fun of travel without leaving home. Glossary and index included.
ISBN 9781862914360
Series Travelling solo series (6 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2001
Guthridge, Bettina
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9535
Treasury of poetry
A companion to 'Treasury of nursery rhymes', this appealing collection of familiar and unfamiliar verse is arranged into eight sections by theme with attractive illustrations.
ISBN 9780752535678
Publisher Parragon, 2000
Hedley, Alistair & Aldous, Kate
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12833
Triangle for Adaora, A
Adaora won't eat her slice of paw-paw because she doesn't want to spoil the star shape in the middle. Her cousin offers to find her a triangle instead. As they go walking, they see all kinds of shapes.
ISBN 9780711214675
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2001
Onyefulu, Ifeoma
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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
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73094
Trouble at the zoo
Bindi's birthday party at Australia Zoo is loads of fun, until a spoilt young guest decides to try and take home a souvenir.
ISBN 9781864719963
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (1 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Irwin, Bindi and others
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18307
Trucks
A beautifully presented book about trucks, including simple and interesting facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780794503659
Series Usborne beginners series (14 of 28)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2007
Daynes, Katie & Fox, Christyan
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13484
Trucks
Trucks are loud and complicated. They have wheels twice as tall as your dad. Find out about the mining truck that's like driving a house. Lots of facts and great photos of amazing trucks.
ISBN 9781426305269
Series National Geographic kids level 1 and level 2 (10 books)
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2009
Mara, Wil
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9476
Trucks, tractors and cranes
The basic scientific theory behind land transport is outlined with diagrams and cutaway artwork and a working model. Key subjects include wheels and suspension, how land transport is built, steered and controlled and how engines work.
ISBN 9780749647315
Publisher Watts Publishing Group, 2003
Gore, Bryson
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113973
True adventures of John Nicol, The
The life of an English sailor and his adventures around the world with informative labelled illustrations. His voyage to Australia in the 1790s is particularly interesting.
ISBN 9781876372170
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Bruere, Julian
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True or false series
Question and answer books in magazine style, with lots of interesting information and great photos. 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 True or false series (5 books)
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
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6052
True person, A
Zallah and her mother escape from their war-torn country. On arrival in Australia are placed in a detention centre. Zallah struggles with the reasons she is placed in this situation.
ISBN 9781921042195
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2007
Marin, Gabiann & Grantford, Jacqui
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4430
True story of the 3 little pigs, The
This time the wolf tells the story and it is very funny.
ISBN 9780140540567
Publisher Penguin, 1991
Topics / Australian Author /
Scieszka, Jon & Smith, Lane (ill)
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28851
Truffle's secret hideaway
Molly adores her kitten, Truffle, but she's worried that the little kitten is not happy living with her family. Molly's brothers often upset Truffle with their noisy rough games, and the family dog always steals her food. Molly notices that her kitten has started disappearing for hours at a time until, one day, Truffle doesn't come home at all.
ISBN 9781847151636
Series Kitten club (6 books)
Publisher Stripes, 2011
Mongredien, Sue
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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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12426
Turtle's song
A journey of a Green Turtle, an endangered creature, from a hatchling beneath the sand of a coral beach to adulthood, returning to lay eggs of her own. The story is beautifully illustrated with silk paintings.
ISBN 9780702232190
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2002
Brown, Alan & Toft, Kim (ill)
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15045
Twelve dancing princesses, The
A retelling of the story collected by the Grimm brothers. A soldier discovers the twelve princesses' secret and where they go dancing every night.
ISBN 9781841217789
Publisher Orchard Books, 2002
Ray, Jane
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14320
Twin giants, The
Identical twin giants are born on a mountain and enjoy all the same things, except that one is a vegetarian. They race up and down mountains, roll boulders and sing off-key at the top of their lungs. At 20, they each decide it's time to seek a wife. Looking for two giantesses over seven mountains is no easy task.
ISBN 9781406313475
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
King-Smith, Dick & Grey, Mini (ill)
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4591
Twits, The
Mr and Mrs Twit play some horrible tricks on each other. They never wash, they trap birds for Bird Pie and they hate children. Find out what brilliant trick the Roly-Poly Bird and the Muggle-Wump monkeys think up for them.
ISBN 9780141311388
Publisher Puffin UK, 2001
Dahl, Roald
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4595
Two gorillas, The
Becky has two toy gorillas that are very scary, until they have their first bath.
ISBN 9780141307961
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2000
Dubosarsky, Ursula & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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5585
Two monsters
Two monsters live on either side of a mountain. Sometimes, they talk through the hole in the mountain but they never see each other. One evening, they get into a silly argument about whether day is departing or night is arriving, and this escalates into a rock throwing fight, which eventually destroys the mountain. The monsters finally get to see each other, with surprising results.
ISBN 9781842708316
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Topics / Year 3 easy reads /
McKee, David
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12310
Two summers
Rick is coming to visit again. But he worries whether he will recognise the farm or have as much fun as last time. It's the same friend and the same farm with a totally different landscape.
ISBN 9781865045962
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Heffernan, John & Blackwood, Freya (ill)
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75788
Two-hearted numbat, The
Numbat has two hearts, one of stone and one of feather. His stone heart makes him strong and powerful while his feather heart makes him soft and gentle. When having more than one heart becomes troublesome, Numbat must choose which one to keep.
ISBN 9781921361234
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2008
Kwaymullina, Ezekiel & Ambelin
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