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I Listened and I Looked

I Listened and I Looked

Sue Briggs ,  Donna Leslie

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Dad and all the old people say theres a Bunyip in the river but Ive never seen her. Ive been looking for ages. Each month for a year a young girl checks the bend in the river. The seasons change, but there is no sign of the Bunyip. Are her family gammin her, or does the Bunyip really exist?
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The Three Emus

The Three Emus

Sue Lawson

$19.99
This is the story of three inquisitive emus from Uluru - Roo, Mo and Flick.Roo, the leader, is confident and bossy, Mo is indecisive and dithery and Flick is shy and timid. Shy Flick carries around a piece of hatch shell, much the same way a toddler might carry about a favourite blanket.The trio spend their days wandering through the campsites, poking their beaks into tents, pockets and backpacks. Until one day when Flick is exploring the shell is lost in a Swedish backpacker's pack. In a brave effort to retrieve the shell, the trio follow the backpacker's route around Australia. Will this inquisitive emu trio find Flick's precious shell, and what will they learn about themselves and Australia on this journey across the vast Australian land?
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A Is for Australia

A Is for Australia

Frane Lessac

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A factastic tour of Australia from A to Z with award-wining author and illustrator Frane Lessac. What is the Fremantle Doctor? Where is Qui Qui? And why are some islands named after days of the week? You'll uncover these exciting facts when you explore the A to Z of Australia - from Bondi to Kakadu and all the way to Taronga Zoo. Discover why Australia is one of the most amazing countries in the world!
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No Room for a Wombat

No Room for a Wombat

Lynn Ward ,  Lorelei Lehman

$19.99
Cyril the wombat has a new burrow and is very happy with it. But his friends have all sorts of ideas on how to improve it for him. Sometimes its hard to tell your friends you are happy as you are. Until you really have to.
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Beth: The Story of a Child Convict

Beth: The Story of a Child Convict

Mark Wilson

$16.99
Beth is a child convict, caught stealing on the streets of London and sent to Australia on the First Fleet. Through Beth's story, we discover the unbearable hardships those first convicts suffered, not only on the long journey to Sydney Cove but also in the two years of near-famine following their arrival. The story also explores the new arrivals' relationship with the Indigenous population, and the devastation that the Europeans brought with them. But through Beth's experiences we also see the sense of hope that many in the new colony held for the future, and how they survived - and in some cases thrived. This moving story, illustrated with Mark Wilson's beautifully crafted and evocative artwork, was inspired by the experiences of Elizabeth Hayward, the youngest female convict with the First Fleet, and the journals of naval officer William Bradley and Arthur Bowes Smyth, the surgeon and artist from the First Fleet vessel 'Lady Penrhyn'.
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Meet Don Bradman

Meet Don Bradman

Coral Vass

$16.99
A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including cricket's greatest ever batsman, Sir Donald Bradman. Don Bradman was Australia's greatest cricketer. This is the story of how he first came to play for Australia, and how his record-breaking feats in the Ashes series became a source of pride and hope during the hard years of the Great Depression. From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to Banjo Paterson, the Meet ...series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.
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Herbert Rowbarge

Herbert Rowbarge

Natalie Babbitt

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Herbert Rowbarge has an identical twin who lives ninety miles away, but he doesn't know he exists. All he does know is that he gets a weird feeling when he looks into mirrors or watches his twin daughters. The only thing that makes him happy is the amusement park that he has created: It was the dream of his childhood, and it is complete with a merry-go-round with many pairs of beasts. Told from the points of view of Herbert and of his daughters, this family story explores what it means to be a self-made man to the exclusion of all others and the relationship between twins, whether you know you are one or not.
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Losers Take All

Losers Take All

David Klass

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At Jack Logan's sports-crazy New Jersey high school, the new rule is that all kids must play on a team. So Jack and a ragtag group of anti-athletic friends decide to get even. They are going to start a rebel JV soccer team whose mission is to avoid victory at any cost, setting out to secretly undermine the jock culture of the school. But as the team's losing formula becomes increasingly successful at attracting fans and attention, Jack and his teammates are winning in ways they never expected and don't know how to handle. </p><i>Losers Take All</i> by David Klass is a fresh and funny novel that throws out all the rules of high school sports. After all, if you can't win the game, change the rules.</p>
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Danger Ahead: Friday Barnes #6

Danger Ahead: Friday Barnes #6

R. A. Spratt

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Friday is at it again! Will she be able to avert danger before it's too late? Friday Barnes is left behind when Ian takes off to join his father in the Cayman Islands. But when your dad is a white collar criminal, family reunions never go to plan. Ian is kidnapped en route and it's up to Friday to rescue him. On her return to school, the Headmaster has a treat in store - a four-week camp for students to learn wilderness survival skills! 'Camp Courage' is worse than Friday imagined. The only bright side is when Friday stumbles across a major crime taking place in the middle of the forest. Can Friday survive the wild outdoors, outfox some dodgy crooks and make it back to Highcrest Academy alive? Only time (and a compass) will tell!
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Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja: 6th Grade Ninja #1

Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja: 6th Grade Ninja #1

Marcus Emerson

$9.99
It's my first day at a new school and the only person I know is my cousin, Zoe (but she might be a little too cool for me). I was just another scrawny kid until a group of ninjas recruited me into their clan. It was a world of trouble I wasn't prepared for. This diary is a warning: the life of a ninja is dangerous, scary... and awesome... My name is Chase Cooper, and I'm a 6th grade ninja.
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Pirate Invasion: 6th Grade Ninja #2

Pirate Invasion: 6th Grade Ninja #2

Marcus Emerson

$9.99
My name is Chase Cooper, and this is my second diary as a 6th grade ninja. It's only been a month since my last entry, but in a school as crazy as mine, a month is an eternity. My school recently had a day where everyone talked like a pirate, but it didn't stop after that! It became worse as the week went on, and pretty soon there were warnings of a massive pirate invasion. I ignored the warnings because I thought they were a joke. Turns out... I was wrong. Now my entire school is in danger, and I'm the only one that can save it.
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Rise of the Red Ninjas: 6th Grade Ninja #3

Rise of the Red Ninjas: 6th Grade Ninja #3

Marcus Emerson

$9.99
It all started when some kid stole my book bag, and set off an avalanche of disaster that turned into the worst week of my life. I'm number one on the school's most-wanted list, and I've just found out about a rival ninja clan - the red ninjas. Things are looking bleak, but ninjas never quit...and neither do their enemies...My name is Chase Cooper, and I'm a 6th grade ninja.
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A Game of Chase: 6th Grade Ninja #4

A Game of Chase: 6th Grade Ninja #4

Marcus Emerson

$9.99
Rival ninja clans, pirate overlords and now a sneaky evil genius - at my school, things don't stay quiet for long...The science fair is coming up, and things are going smoothly - until some supervillain starts stealing science projects and destroying them. Oh, and leaving me anonymous notes and trying to frame me. It's going to be a long week... My name is Chase Cooper, and I'm a 6th grade ninja.
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City of Robots: You Choose #12

City of Robots: You Choose #12

George Ivanoff

$14.99
A series of interactive novels for the highly adventurous. Read if you dare! Mistakes will cost you dearly! YOU CHOOSE ...Robot ruler or cyborg slave! A chance encounter with an escaped mini-bot leads you to a military science facility. The place is filled with giant robots ready to unleash destruction upon the city. Unless you can stop them, a mechanical future with cyborg slaves awaits! Can you overpower the mighty machines, or will you be crushed beneath their marching feet?
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Creepy Crawly Chaos: You Choose #11

Creepy Crawly Chaos: You Choose #11

George Ivanoff

$14.99
A series of interactive novels for the highly adventurous. Read if you dare! Mistakes will cost you dearly! YOU CHOOSE ...Pest exterminator or bug bait! You are on a school excursion at the Entomology and Arachnology Research Centre when things go very wrong. It starts with a gigantic new breed of spider. Soon, there are insects everywhere. Whether it's moths swarming all over you or an army of vengeful praying mantises, the creatures are on the attack! Will you exterminate the bugs, or will you find yourself in the middle of creepy crawly chaos?
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Pegasus and the End of Olympus

Pegasus and the End of Olympus

Kate O'Hearn

$15.99
Join Emily and Pegasus one last time, in this epic conclusion to the Pegasus series! After the events in Hawaii, Emily is struggling to adjust. With the blessing of Jupiter and the elder Olympians, Emily decides she must return to Earth one last time, to fulfil a promise made long ago ...But when she arrives, she is horrified to find that the CRU have taken more victims. Emily has no choice but to expose herself, Pegasus, Joel and their close Olympian friends including Lorin, to the biggest danger they've ever faced, as they delve deeper into the CRU and make an astonishing discovery about its origins. A discovery that means Emily will be forced to return to Titus to face Saturn, before an unstoppable force of evil is unleashed on the unsuspecting worlds. Fans of Percy Jackson won't want to miss the Pegasus series by Kate O'Hearn. Have you read the rest of the series? Pegasus and the Flame, Pegasus and the Fight to Save Olympus, Pegasus and the New Olympians, Pegasus and the Origins of Olympus, Pegasus and the Rise of the Titans
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Unleashed: The Adventures of Dog Man #2

Unleashed: The Adventures of Dog Man #2

Dav Pilkey

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Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while...Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief, and he needs to do it fast! Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purrfect crime?
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Usborne Illustrated Myths from Around the World

Usborne Illustrated Myths from Around the World

Anja Klauss

$29.99
A rich collection of classic and lesser known myths from all around the world. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
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Shakespeare Retold

Shakespeare Retold

E. Nesbit ,  Antonio Javier Caparo

$24.99
A beautifully illustrated collection of prose retellings of seven Shakespeare plays will bring the Bard to life for young readers. Not only is this a beautiful keepsake edition, full of gorgeous illustrations by Antonio Javier Caparo, but the prose retellings by beloved classic children's book author E. Nesbit are an excellent tool to introduce children to the complex language of Shakespeare. A foreword by John Lithgow touches on his own childhood as a Shakespearean actor and the importance of Shakespeare. The book contains extensive support materials, including a biography, a timeline of Shakespeare's life, and further recommended readings. In this volume, you will find: *Romeo and Juliet*A Midsummer Night's Dream*Twelfth Night*Hamlet*Macbeth*The Tempest*Much Ado About Nothing
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Atlas of Everything

Atlas of Everything

Jon Richards ,  Ed Simkins

$28.99
Navigate the world like never before. Featuring over 50 maps of the world - one on every page - this unique atlas includes facts and figures on almost everything you'd want to know. From Nobel Prize winners and popular names, to endangered species and active volcanoes, the combination of maps and infographics makes this the perfect book for children to find out information in a quick and easy way, and remember it. Includes information on the origins of humans, ancient civilisations, the fashion industry, music around the world, film, sport, art and design, politics, the natural world, architecture, animal migration, oceans, natural disasters and space, to name just a few topics in this fact-filled book.
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This is a Horrible Book of Foul Facts

This is a Horrible Book of Foul Facts

Terry Deary ,  Martin Brown

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This is a Horrible Book of Foul Facts serves up all the dreadful details of horrible history you'll ever need to know - from rotten Roman graffiti to terrible teacher tortures and rude royal nicknames, the foul facts are all inside. Want to know: the crushing details about execution by elephant? How to soften your skin Georgian-style, using the skins of puppies? Whose idea of a top treat was mashed deer tongues? Whether you're desperate to discover which famous rulers were left-handed, raring to read about the top ten dogs of all time, or just aching to ask about assassinating apes, then this book is for you. History has never been so horrible!
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Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds: 30 Fascinating Topics for Time Travellers, Explainedin Half a Minutes

Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds: 30 Fascinating Topics for Time Travellers, Explainedin Half a Minutes

Simon Holland ,  Adam Hil

$14.99
With fast facts, mini missions and engaging artwork, Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds is an introduction to one of the world' s greatest ancient civilizations. Children will discover how ordinary Romans lived, what it was like to be a legionary and how the mighty Roman empire rose - and fell. Other topics cover Rome at war, religion and superstition, and great Roman inventions, from concrete to central heating. Each topic is presented in a concise 30-second summary, supported by a 3-second flash soundbite and full-colour artwork. Fun, active elements for kids to make and do support the topics, encouraging them to test, explore and discover more.
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Lift-the-Flap: Questions and Answers About Science

Lift-the-Flap: Questions and Answers About Science

Katie Daynes ,  Marie-Eve Tremblay

$19.99
A cool and exciting way to learn about science This book answers plenty of questions from science-mad children about the world around them. Illustrations: Full colour throughout.
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Mistakes That Worked: The World's Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be

Mistakes That Worked: The World's Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be

Charlotte Jones ,  John O'Brien

$22.99
Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X-rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this fun-filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings.
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Slide and See: Adding at the Circus

Slide and See: Adding at the Circus

Hannah Watson ,  Alex Willmore

$19.99
Step right up! Come and see the circus animals perform some amazing sliding tricks to make first sums as easy as one, two, three.
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Illustrated Compendium of Animals

Illustrated Compendium of Animals

Virginie Aladjidi ,  Emmanuelle Tchoukriel

$28.99
Discover over a hundred animals from all over the world - mammals, reptiles, birds, some exotic, others more familiar. You will find them classified by habitat, from polar regions to the savannah, from mountain peaks to urban jungles. Every animal is precisely identified by their common name and scientific name, and succinctly described with a fun fact. It is perfect for exploring the creatures great and small that make up the animal kingdom and how they are classified by the naturalists that study them. The Illustrated Compendiums' beautiful illustrations recall the style used by naturalists and explorers such as Charles Darwin and John James Audubon. Children aged 7 and up will enjoy dipping in and out of these books, inspired by the fascinating illustrations and facts.
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Mars: The Red Planet: National Geographic Kids

Mars: The Red Planet: National Geographic Kids

Elizabeth Carney

$12.99
Budding scientists and kids curious about Earth's next-door neighbor can blast off to the red planet! This highly visual book will cover all kinds of topics, from extreme weather to high-tech rovers to plans for a human colony on Mars. Complete with up-to-date facts about water and all the latest discoveries, Mars: The Red Planet comes at an exciting time for space exploration.
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Can We Save the Tiger?

Can We Save the Tiger?

Martin Jenkins ,  Vicky White

$16.99
A visually stunning and informative picture book about the world's endangered animals. Tigers are big, beautiful and fierce. But, like many other animals, they are in danger of becoming extinct. With breathtaking illustrations this picture book tells us about the threats to the many endangered species on our planet and the need to prevent their extinction.
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I am Not a Dinosaur!

I am Not a Dinosaur!

William Lach ,  Jonny Lambert ,  Jonny Lambert

$22.99
Not every prehistoric creature is a dinosaur! Long, long ago, many strange beasts roamed the Earth - and this delightful picture book, based on the fossil halls at the renowned American Museum of Natural History, tells their story. Fun, fact-filled verses introduce 16 animals - 11 that are not dinosaurs, five that are - creating an irresistible guessing game about who the subject might be. Meet the Smilodon (a sabre-toothed cat), the woolly mammoth, the prehistoric shark and other creatures.
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Dinosaurs in 30 Seconds: 30 Amazing Topics for Archaeological Adventures Explained in Half a Minute / for Kids Who Dig Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs in 30 Seconds: 30 Amazing Topics for Archaeological Adventures Explained in Half a Minute / for Kids Who Dig Dinosaurs

Sean Callery ,  Sam Hubbard

$14.99
This fresh and exciting book takes young readers on a fascinating journey from the development of the first life forms on the planet to the emergence of the dinosaurs - and their eventual extinction. 30 key topics explore these fascinating creatures, how they evolved, what they ate, their social behaviour, what they looked like, and how we have come to understand them from their fossilized remains. Each topic is presented in a neat 30-second soundbite, supported by a 3-second flash summary and a full-page colourful artwork. Fun active 'missions' support the topics and encourage kids to find out more.
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Bloodsuckers

Bloodsuckers

Paul Zborowski

$19.99
From the horror of finding a blood-engorged leech attached to our leg, to the annoyance of a buzzing mosquito - we are all fascinated by bloodsucking creatures. The myth of Dracula could not exist without real life creatures with the same macabre habit. But before we call them all evil, it is important to understand why they do it. In most cases only the female of the species searches for blood, as this gives her the protein to make eggs. Therefore it is essential for producing the next generation.
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Frog and Beaver

Frog and Beaver

Simon James ,  Simon James

$24.99
A charming ecological fable of community and friendship from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. Frog and his friends all live happily together on the river. At least they do until Beaver comes along. Beaver is determined to build the biggest and best dam that anyone has ever seen, but it's so big that it stops all the water and Frog and his friends are forced to move. Frog tries to warn Beaver that his dam is too big, but inconsiderate Beaver just won't listen...A charming picture book with an environmental message from the acclaimed and award-winning Simon James.
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The Worst Breakfast

The Worst Breakfast

China Mieville ,  Zak Smith

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A gorgeous and hilarious picture book about the most unusual breakfast two sisters ever ate. Two sisters sit down for breakfast, and one remembers a really gross breakfast they once had, and reminds her sister about it. But her little sister doesn't remember. So then she starts describing all of the really gross things that were in the worst breakfast they ever had, until all they can picture is a table piled sky-high with the weirdest, yuckiest, grossest, slimiest, slickest, stinkiest breakfast two kids can ever have. And then they have a really good breakfast.
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Ship of Dreams

Ship of Dreams

Dean Morrissey

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Sailing off into the night sky in his Redd Rocket wagon to meet the Sandman, Joey experiences a grand adventure and heart-stopping rescue, discovering the Sandman's amazing ship and all of its wondrous secrets.
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The Fox Wish

The Fox Wish

Kimiko Aman ,  Komako Sakai

$29.99
Have you ever had a wish come true? Have you ever held the hand of a kid smaller than you? Have you ever found something you didn't believe in? Have you ever talked to a fox? This charming story follows two children who go looking for their jump rope and discover that a group of foxes have claimed it as an answer to their wish. With beautiful illustrations and a lyrical text, this subtle, sensitive piece of magic, proves to little sister, little brother, and reader alike find that the trusted familiar often lives right next to the truly extraordinary--if only you have the eyes to see it.
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Be Brave Little Penguin

Be Brave Little Penguin

Giles Andreae ,  Guy Parker-Rees

$26.99
Be Brave Little Penguin is the eagerly awaited new picture book from the creators of the bestselling Giraffe's Can't Dance. Written in true Giles Andreae style, this feel-good rhyming story portrays a positive message about confidence and self-esteem. Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem ...he's scared of water. Can Pip-Pip overcome his fears and finally take the plunge? This irresistible story shows that sometimes all it takes is a little bit of encouragement - and a whole lot of heart - to finally make that leap! Illustrated with humour and warmth by Guy Parker Rees, this touching tale will soon become a new family favourite. Praise for Giraffes Can't Dance: 'All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them' - Daily Telegraph 'A rhyming story with superb illustrations' - Independent 'This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations' - Junior
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A is for Angry

A is for Angry

Sandra Boynton

$27.99
C is for Classic! This all-new hardcover edition of the beloved Sandra Boynton alphabet book pairs every letter from A to Z with a favourite animal and an adjective with big personality. This ABC book introduces toddlers and young children to an Angry Anteater, an Energetic Elephant, a Hungry Hippo, some Merry Mice, a Rotund Rhinoceros, and more. It's a smarter, quirkier, funnier alphabet book, completely redrawn for a new generation of children.
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Dog on a Digger: The Tricky Incident

Dog on a Digger: The Tricky Incident

Kate Prendergast

$24.99
Dog On A Digger is a wonderful, wordless picture book, readers are drawn in to narrate. Dog is helping his master on the building site when his little friend goes missing. Plucky Dog takes charge and cleverly brings the digger to the rescue. A winning combination of charming animals and meticulously drawn machinery.
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Nick Sharratt ,  Stephen Tucker ,  Nick Sharratt

$16.99
In Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales: The Three Billy Goats Gruff, the traditional fairy tale is retold in irreverent, playful rhyme that's perfect for reading aloud, and brilliantly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's bright and vibrant illustrations. There are flaps to lift and pop-up surprises on every page: take a peek under the bridge to see who's hiding there, see the troll jump out at the goats, and watch him go tumbling down into the river - splash! Includes a free audio CD read by Anna Chancellor, with two tracks: listen to the story alone, or follow along with the book by turning the pages when you hear the chime. Look out for the other five stories in the Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales series: Goldilocks, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood.
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Spinderella

Spinderella

Julia Donaldson ,  Sebastian Braun

$16.99
A fantastic new picture book all about a football-playing spider, written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, with glorious full colour illustrations from the talented Sebastian Braun and a sparkling, glittery foiled cover. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football! She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan...
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The Magic Paintbrush

The Magic Paintbrush

Julia Donaldson ,  Joel Stewart

$14.99
With her magic paintbrush, Shen can paint steaming pots full of fish and oysters to feed the hungry people in her village, but when the evil emperor hears of her gift he commands Shen to paint gold for him instead. She is determined to keep her promise to paint only for the poor, but how can she match the emperor's mighty power? In The Magic Paintbrush, Julia Donaldson's brilliant verse combines with beautiful illustrations from Joel Stewart, creator of The Adventures Abney and Teal, to bring vibrant life to a traditional tale of how a little girl's integrity can withstand the corruption of power and greed. This edition features a stunning redesigned cover, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson fans - big and small!
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Skinny Brown Dog

Skinny Brown Dog

Kimberly Willis Holt ,  Donald Saaf

$12.99
Benny the baker leads a simple life. He makes delicious cakes, cookies, and muffins, and keeps his customers well fed and happy. When a skinny brown dog shows up on Benny's doorstep, nothing Benny says can persuade him to go away. While Benny insists that the dog isn't his, customers soon grow as fond of the skinny brown dog as they are of Benny's yummy treats. The children even name him Brownie - the perfect name for a baker's dog. Benny starts to wonder what it might be like to have a dog of his own. But it's not until Brownie comes to his rescue that Benny realises a dog can make for a very good friend. Full of winning characters (and delicious treats!), this book celebrates a very special friendship.
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The ABC Book of Food

The ABC Book of Food

H Martin ,  J Simpson ,  Cheryl Orsini

$14.99
From the bestselling creators for THE ABC BOOK OF CARS, TRAINS, BOATS AND PLANES and THE ABC BOOK OF SEASONS comes a delightful introduction to the world of food. A gloriously illustrated non-fiction title, taking children on a journey from the paddock, the orchard, the garden to their own kitchen. Ages: 2-6
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The Crocodolly

The Crocodolly

Martin McKenna

$15.99
Adelaide isnt allowed a pet. So how will she keep Ozzy a secret? Especially as Ozzy is a harum-scarum CROCODILE, whos getting BIGGER every day! Can she REALLY hide her CROC in a FROCK? Or will everyone guess whats in the dress? A brilliant follow-up to The Octopuppy.
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Little Oink

Little Oink

Amy Krouse Rosenthal ,  Jen Corace

$14.99
Little Oink is a neat little fellow. Clean, clean, clean, that's all he wants to do. But Mama and Papa won't have it! They say in order to be a proper pig he has to learn to make a proper mess. What's a little pig to do? Like the other titles in the Little series, Little Pea and Little Hoot, Little Oink tackles a familiar issue in a funny and unexpected way.
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Stories for Simon

Stories for Simon

Lisa Miranda Sarzin

$16.99
A beautiful story of acknowledging the past and working together for a brighter future. When Simon unwraps a beautiful boomerang wrapped in an old newspaper, he learns of the national apology to the Stolen Generations. Who were the Stolen Generations and how can saying 'sorry' help? Through a new friendship and a magnificent collection of stories, Simon gains a deep appreciation of the past and a positive vision for the future. Includes a foreword by Bidjigal Elder Vic Simms and endorsement from Adam Goodes, Australian of the Year 2014
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Goldilocks

Goldilocks

Nick Sharratt ,  Stephen Tucker

$16.99
In Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales: Goldilocks, the traditional fairy tale is retold in irreverent, playful rhyme that's perfect for reading aloud, and brilliantly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's bright and vibrant illustrations. There are flaps to lift and pop-up surprises on every page: open the door to the three bears' house, see Goldilocks eat their porridge, and watch her leap out of Baby Bear's bed and run away home! Includes a free audio CD read by Anna Chancellor, with two tracks: listen to the story alone, or follow along with the book by turning the pages when you hear the chime. Look out for the other five stories in the Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales series: The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood.
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I am Bear

I am Bear

$16.99
With funny word play and bold imagery, actor Ben Bailey Smith and artist Sav Akyuz introduce a trickster to remember. If there's trouble, one thing is certain: Bear was there. In (and out) of his outrageous purple outfit, Bear can do anything - steal honey from the bees, do magic tricks, steal doughnuts from a police officer, and annoy a certain pesky squirrel. This hilarious picture book debut of actor Ben Bailey Smith (aka rapper Doc Brown) and artist Sav Akyuz will keep young mischief-makers in stitches.
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Ten Terrible Dinosaurs

Ten Terrible Dinosaurs

Paul Stickland

$14.99
Ten terrible dinosaurs standing in a line, soon began to mess about until there were...nine. This lively counting book, first published in 1997 and now reissued as a new edition, is based on the characters from Dinosaur Roar!, a picture book that is now recognised as a modern classic. The rhyming text encourages children to join in, helping them to learn their numbers as they count down from 10 to 1, ending with a wonderful loud ROAR!
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Baby Loves Quarks!

Baby Loves Quarks!

Ruth Spiro ,  Irene Chan

$14.99
<b>Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners</b> Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this book explores the basics of particle physics and chemistry quarks, protons, neutrons, atoms and molecules and ties it all to baby s world. Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well!
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Where's Mr Lion?

Where's Mr Lion?

Ingela Arrhenius

$12.99
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of friendly savannah animals hiding behind bright felt flaps. And there's a mirror on the final page! A perfect book to share with very little ones.
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Where's Mrs Ladybird?

Where's Mrs Ladybird?

Ingela Arrhenius

$12.99
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of friendly garden creatures hiding behind bright felt flaps. And there's a mirror on the final page! A perfect book to share with very little ones.
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Fluffy Chick

Fluffy Chick

Rod Campbell

$14.99
Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty years. Children will love discovering the different touch and feel textures on every page as they follow chick around the farm and meet all her animal friends in Fluffy Chick. Stroke the woolly lamb, feel the cow's smooth horns and then lift the flap at the end to find out who is hiding under mother hen's wing! With bright, bold artwork, a lift-the-flap ending and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Fluffy Chick is a perfect first farm animal story book - and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and touch and feel patches make it great for small hands.
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What Do You Wear?

What Do You Wear?

Taro Gomi

$12.99
What animals wear is explored in this board book by bestselling author Taro Gomi: A sheep wears a fluffy jacket, a zebra dons striped pajamas, a snake sports a stocking and a penguin looks dapper in a classic suit. Toddlers will delight in the animals' outfits, all while recognising the importance of getting dressed.
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Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters

Ellen Jackson ,  Amy-Clare Barden ,  Amy-Clare Barden

$12.99
Did you know that koalas only eat eucalyptus? That arctic foxes dine on lemmings? Like children, animals can be very fussy about food! This rhyming board book, with engaging lift-the-flaps, introduces toddlers to ten choosy creatures and their minimal diets. After meeting each animal, kids lift the flap to see what it likes - and discover why it's good to eat adventurously!
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Peek a Boo What?

Peek a Boo What?

Elliott Kreloff ,  Elliot Kreloff

$14.99
Peek-a-boo isn't a baby's favourite game by chance: after their first birthday babies begin to understand that even when something isn't in sight, it still exists. They anticipate that it will reappear - and when it does, they laugh in delight. This charming lift-the-flap book with see-through die cuts encourages littles ones to play the game. With its simple rhyming text and pictures of familiar objects and animals, Peek-a-Book What? helps solidify object permanence.
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Tiny Bugs (Touch and Feel)

Tiny Bugs (Touch and Feel)

Natalie Marshall

$12.95
Discover the interesting world of bugs! Your child will love this fun touch-and-feel book. Each page contains a different texture to keep children engaged as they get an insight into this tiny world.
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Numbers

Numbers

John J. Reiss ,  John J. Reiss

$14.99
From kites, cakes, and candy kisses, young readers can count from 1 to 1,000 using illustrations of fun, familiar objects. With bright, bold artwork, this board book is perfect for parents and little ones to share.
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Sunrise, Moonrise

Sunrise, Moonrise

Betsy Thompson ,  Betsy Thompson

$12.99
Day turns into night and some animals drift to sleep while others spring to life in this beautiful high-contrast board book. <i>Sun rises. Bird sings.</i> And so the day begins in this beautifully simple board book with bold artwork and lyrical text that shows us the passing of time in the day. Fish swim under a blue sky, squirrels dream as the sun sets, the moon rises as stars blink, and an owl hoots when night falls. With word repetition and a single tree that houses both the bird who sings as the sun rises and the owl who hoots after the moon rises, little ones can begin to understand that the day begins and ends in the same way.
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A Quiet Kind of Thunder

A Quiet Kind of Thunder

Sara Barnard

$16.99
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Steffi doesn't talk. Rhys can't hear. They understand each other perfectly. Love isn't always a lightning strike. Sometimes it's the rumbling roll of thunder... Steffi has been a selective mute for most of her life - she's been silent for so long that she feels completely invisible. But Rhys, the new boy at school, sees her. He's deaf, and her knowledge of basic sign language means that she's assigned to look after him. To Rhys it doesn't matter that Steffi doesn't talk and, as they find ways to communicate, Steffi finds that she does have a voice, and that she's falling in love with the one person who makes her feel brave enough to use it. The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Beautiful Broken Things is a love story about the times when a whisper is as good as a shout.
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Lisette's Paris Notebook

Lisette's Paris Notebook

Catherine Bateson

$16.99
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What do you wear to Paris? Ami and I discussed it for hours but I still couldn't think of anything suitable. Ami said a trench coat with nothing underneath but your best underwear. That was only if some boy was meeting you at the airport, I said...Eighteen-year-old Lisette has just arrived in Paris (France!) - the city of haute couture and all things stylish - to practise her French and see great works of art. Her clairvoyant landlady Madame Christophe forces her to attend language lessons with a bunch of international students but soon Lise discovers she's more interested in studying boys than art or verbs ...When the undeniably hot Anders jogs into her life it feels too good to be true. Things get even more complicated when she is pursued by Hugo, a charming English antiques dealer...Can she take a chance and follow her own dreams? How far into the future can Madame Christophe see? And could Lise really be falling in love - in Paris?
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Fire Engine No. 9

Fire Engine No. 9

Mike Austin

$14.99
This high-action (yet toddler-friendly) beat-by-beat look at an emergency response is now available as a board book! Told almost entirely in sound words, this day-in-the-life look at a fire engine crew will appeal to the youngest vehicle enthusiasts and to parents with a penchant for exuberant read-aloud sessions. With art reminiscent of that in Donald Crews s transportation books, Mike Austin evokes the excitement of a 911 call as we follow firefighters down the fire pole, through town, and up the ladder truck.
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If You're Lucky

If You're Lucky

Yvonne Prinz

$19.99
ls Georgia's mind playing tricks on her, or is the entire town walking into the arms of a killer who has everyone but her fooled?

When seventeen year old Georgia's brother drowns while surfing halfway around the world in Australia, she E refuses to believe that Lucky's death was just bad luck. Lucky was smart. He wouldn't have surfed in waters more E dangerous than he could handle. Then a stranger named Fin arrives in False Bay, claiming to have been Lucky's best friend. Soon Fin is working for Lucky's father, charming Lucky's mother, dating Lucky's girlfriend. Georgia begins to wonder: Did Fin murder her brother in order to take over his whole life?

Determined to clear the fog from her mind in order to uncover the truth about Lucky's death, Georgia secretly stops taking the medication that keeps away the voices in her head. She is certain she's getting closer and closer to the truth about Fin, but as she does, her mental state becomes more and more precarious, and no one seems to trust what she's saying. As the chilling narrative unfolds, the reader must decide whether Georgia's descent into madness is causing her to see things that don't exist or to see the deadly truth.
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All We Left Behind

All We Left Behind

Ingrid Sundberg

$17.99
When Marion Taylor, the shy bookworm, meets sexy soccer captain Kurt Medford at a party, what seems like a sure thing quickly turns into a total mess. One moment they re alone in the middle of a lake, igniting sparks of electricity. The next, they re on dry land, pretending they ve never met. But rather than the end, that night is the beginning of something real, terrifying, and completely unforgettable for them both. As Marion and Kurt struggle to build a relationship from the fractured pieces of their pasts, every kiss they share uncovers memories both would rather keep buried. Marion desperately wants to trust Kurt and share the one secret she s never told anyone but some truths aren t meant to be spoken out loud. Kurt is also still haunted by his mother s death, by the people he hurt, and by the mistakes he can never take back. Explosive together and hollow apart, Marion and Kurt seem totally wrong for each other but could they turn out to be more right than they ever thought possible?
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The Complete Adventures of Figaro and Rumba

The Complete Adventures of Figaro and Rumba

Anna Fienberg ,  Stephen Michael King

$16.99
Come on two fabulous adventures with two best friends...When Figaro and Rumba catch the Very Fast Train to the beach, they meet a cunning crocodile with conga drums and a satin waistcoat, but they can't imagine such a musical creature might be a villain with a catnapping plan...And when Figaro howls in the Cool Cats' choir, the little ginger cat takes him exploring in the Catmobile. Open-air driving is the best thing ever, but Figaro thinks he's seen a monster in the car...'Everything about Figaro and Rumba is appealing...This is the sort of book that young readers will return to again and again' Reading Time..'Each chapter tells a story, but they build to a fanciful climax...an ideal gift for five-to-eight year olds' Australian Book Review
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Zac's Biggest Hits: Volume 1

Zac's Biggest Hits: Volume 1

H. I. Larry

$19.99
24 hours to save the world ...and wash the dog! Computer hackers, piranhas, the North Pole and Hollywood - Zac's four biggest adventures are action-packed! Can Zac survive BIG's dirty tricks and save the world ...again? Zac's Biggest Hits is a super-set containing: *Mind Games*Blockbuster*Poison Island*Frozen Fear
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Happy Campers: Ella and Olivia #18

Happy Campers: Ella and Olivia #18

Yvette Poshoglian ,  Danielle McDonald

$7.99
Ella and Olivia can't wait to go camping for the first time! But will their tricky cousins spoil all the fun?
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Squishy Taylor and the First Three Adventures

Squishy Taylor and the First Three Adventures

Ailsa Wild ,  Ben Wood

$19.99
Modern Family meets Harriet the Spy in this hilarious and cheeky mystery series!' Squishy Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge - and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate! Like her first three adventures ...* Who's hiding in the basement?* Who's been smuggling illegal diamonds?* How do you get rid of a Chinese-warrior ghost?* How many Squishy Taylor books have you read?Contains: *Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters*Squishy Taylor and a Question of Trust*Squishy Taylor and the Vase that Wasn't A hilarious junior fiction book series from Australian author Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions quicker than a ninja-gazelle! Australian superstar Squishy Taylor is a curious, likeable and instantly relatable hero for ALL kids aged 6 and up. She's part of a blended family - a new kind of normal for so many kids, whether it's a Modern Family or more of a Brady Bunch. Between nightly Skype-chats with her mum (who lives in Geneva), dealing with a noisy baby at home, sharing a room with her two new 'bonus sisters', and getting to know her new stepmum, there's always a new challenge or exciting mystery to solve.
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