Booklists

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22011
Valentine's Day disaster
It was Valentine's Day in New Mouse City and I couldn't wait to celebrate. I had sent valentine cards to all my friends and family members. But, when I opened my mailbox on the morning of February 14th, it was empty.
ISBN 9780439691475
Series Geronimo Stilton series (23 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2006
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
34838
Valley of the giant skeletons
I was lost in the Gobi Desert, looking for a hidden treasure. So far, all I had found were sandstorms, camels, giant dinosaur bones and rat-munching rattlesnakes. I wonder how I get myself into these situations.
ISBN 9780545021326
Series Geronimo Stilton series (32 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
12581
Vegetable ark, The: A tale of two brothers
In this twist on the original tale of Noah's Ark, Noah has a brother, Neil. Noah is wealthy and a bit of a show-off. Neil hums songs about peace. Noah brokers deals with a tense frown, while Neil wears his hair long and chats dreamily to pot plants. When it rains for forty days and forty nights, the race to find land is on.
ISBN 9781741759969
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Kane, Kim & deGennaro, Sue (ill)
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4667
Velveteen rabbit
By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic that will make him real. A classic about the miracle of love.
ISBN 9780816710621
Publisher Lioncrest, 1990
Williams, Margery
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9381
Very best of Aesop's fables, The
Thirty selections from Aesop's classic fables presented in a way that shows the tales are entertaining in their own right, and not merely for the message that shines out from between the lines.
ISBN 9780744531497
Publisher Walker Books, 1996
Topics / Australian Author /
Clark, Margaret & Voake, Charlotte (ill)
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9534
Very best of friends, The
When James dies unexpectedly, William's world becomes very confused. While Jessie, his wife, is busy with her own grief, she fails to understand that William, his cat, is also sad. Eventually, they grow closer.
ISBN 9780947241261
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1991
Topics / Australian Author /
Wild, Margaret & Vivas, Julie (ill)
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74668
Very cranky bear, The
In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a wet and windy day, four little friends find a cosy place to play. Moose has marvellous antlers, Lion wears a golden mane, Zebra has fantastic stripes and Sheep, well, Sheep is plain. However, when the four friends encounter a cranky bear, it is plain, boring Sheep who has the answer.
ISBN 9781741691344
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Bland, Nick
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47793
Very merry Christmas, A
It's the season to be jolly and, holey cheese, was I trying. But, on my way to New York City to meet my family for the holidays, my luggage got switched with cases belonging to another mouse. Now, I had to scurry all over the Big Apple trying to track down that mouse and all my Christmas presents. And I, Geronimo Stilton, am not a big cheese when it comes to getting around the Big Apple.
ISBN 9780545021357
Series Geronimo Stilton series (35 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
18413
Very messy inspection, The
Following the mysterious disappearance of his parents years before, Young Piccolo Grande lives alone in his fine, old family home. But, one fateful afternoon, his neat and ordered life is turned upside down and inside out.
ISBN 9780759320772
Series Piccolo & Annabelle (1 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Axelsen, Stephen
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104063
Very, very Pearlie
One day, Pearlie wakes up to find everything is topsy-turvy. The frogs are trying to spin webs, the possums are trying to paddle in the lake and the ducks are trying to jump from tree to tree. Something has gone wrong. This volume includes the first three Pearlie stories, Pearlie in the park, Pearlie and the big doll, and Pearlie and Opal.
ISBN 9781741660081
Series Pearlie series (13 of 14)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Harmer, Wendy
No book cover.
155331
Viking
Contains fascinating factual information about vikings with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9780756642204
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2009
Love, Carrie & Mack, Lorrie
No book cover.
1000
Viking longship
Follow an appealing cast of characters through their everyday lives, both at work and at play. Charge into a Viking battle, watch skilful ship builders at work, visit a Viking farmstead and listen to fireside tales about the Viking gods.
ISBN 9781845074654
Series Fly on the wall series (4 books)
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2006
Manning, Mick & Granstrom, Brita (ill)
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Violet Mackerel
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Series Violet Mackerel (5 books)
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
No book cover.
8295
Violet Mackerel's brilliant plot
Violet needs to think of a brilliant plot to buy the blue china bird she loves at the markets. Being an archaeologist and finding a new dinosaur, or learning to knit, or going on a game show, would mean she would have money to buy the blue china bird.
ISBN 9781921529177
Series Violet Mackerel (1 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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23013
Violet Mackerel's natural habitat
Violet Mackerel quite likes helping. She particularly likes to help small things. So, when Violet makes friends with a tiny ladybird called Small Gloria, she wants to give her a helping hand. But, sometimes, it's hard to know the best way to help a little thing, especially when it's not in its natural habitat.
ISBN 9781921529191
Series Violet Mackerel (3 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
No book cover.
2636
Violet Mackerel's personal space
Violet has some good news and some not-so-good news. The good news is about Mum and Vincent. The not-so-good news is that they have to move house. Violet is trying to be brave, but sometimes leaving your personal space can be tricky.
ISBN 9781921529207
Series Violet Mackerel (4 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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5548
Violet Mackerel's pocket protest
A big oak tree is going to be cut down and Violet does not think it is a good idea, it is worth trying to save.
ISBN 9781921977572
Series Violet Mackerel (6 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
No book cover.
2639
Violet Mackerel's possible friend
Violet has moved into her new house. She doesn't have any friends near the new house and she would quite like to make one. There is a girl next door who could be a possible friend. Her name is Rose and she has a pink and white bedroom and a doll's house.
ISBN 9781921977565
Series Violet Mackerel (5 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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7698
Violet Mackerel's remarkable recovery
Violet Mackerel has to have her tonsils out but she doesn't think it's a very good idea at all. But, the tonsils have to go and Violet believes she will make the most remarkable recovery. Her special Theory of Finding Small Things grows into a much greater idea, the Theory of Giving Small Things. This, she believes, will make something extraordinary of someone's day.
ISBN 9781921529184
Series Violet Mackerel (2 of 5)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Branford, Anna & Davis, Sarah (ill)
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1729

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Violet vanishes
Violet loves watching magic tricks. But when her mum takes her to see a magician, Violet becomes the star of the show.
ISBN 9780734413970
Series Ava adds series - NEW SERIES 2014 (4 of 4)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2013
Dubosarsky, Ursula & White, Annie (ill)
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18380
Volcano
Explore the danger and wonder of volcanoes. Peer into a hot bubbling crater and see red-hot rivers of lava. An exciting read full of stunning photography. Extraordinary facts and stories throughout the book.
ISBN 9781405313810
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2006
Magloff, Lisa
No book cover.
9492
Volcanoes
An introduction to volcanoes and how they work, describing their formation, the destructive forces and benefits of them.
ISBN 9780431023762
Publisher Heinemann, 2000
Llewellyn, Claire
No book cover.
76590
Volcanoes
Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and, sometimes, unexpectedly in volcanic fury. Fire up your imagination with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks and steaming seawater.
ISBN 9781426302855
Series National Geographic kids level 1 and level 2 (10 books)
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Schreiber, Anne
No book cover.
104328
Volcanoes
A beautifully presented book about volcanoes, including simple and interesting facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780794501655
Series Usborne beginners series (9 of 28)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Turnbull, Stephanie
No book cover.