One day, they turn up for the same job and trouble starts. Buffy, an adventure story Buffy is a wonderful performing dog, rejected by his magician owner. He journeys the world until he realises that he can only be who he is and then he finds a family. Building boy, The The boy's work was done. He looked into the eyes he'd built and said, "Grandma, wake up. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the roof tiles on her head.
She was alive. Bumblebunnies: The pond Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck are playing happily in the garden. But when disaster strikes, who will save the day? Bumblebunnies: The sock It's washing day, and Wuffle the puppy, Lou the kitten and Billington the duck watch the clothes blow about in the wind. But when disaster strikes once more, who will save the day? Bumpus jumpus dinosaurumpus Story builds to a thumping, stomping crescendo as the many different dinosaurs dance and play together. Bunny cakes Ruby is making a cake for grandma's birthday. Max, her little brother, has to make repeated trips to the grocer to make up for disrupting Ruby's project and to get the perfect ingredients for the special cake he is making for grandma.
Bunny money Max and his sister, Ruby, are shopping for Grandma's birthday present. Ruby has saved up a walletful of money, and, as usual, she's in charge or thinks she is. She has plans for an elaborate gift but Max is sure that Grandma would prefer his choice. Bus called Heaven, A One morning, a broken old bus appears, from nowhere, right outside Stella's house.
Everyone wonders how it got there. When Stella climbs on board, she sees everything that it could become. So the lonely old bus becomes the place to hold meetings, play games and share stories. But one day, a tow truck arrives, threatening to take away not just the bus, but everything the community has worked hard to create. Bush babies A beautifully illustrated, lift-the-flap book which describes fourteen animal babies found in the Australian bush.
Bush jumper, The Koala knits Mitti a jumper the colour of wattle blossom. The only problem is that she runs out of wool and has to knit a multi-coloured sleeve. Mitti is not keen on the result but the other animals help to change her mind. Busy little creatures A fun way to explore movement, colour, patterns, sizes and numbers whilst supporting your child's learning and encouraging outdoor play and adventure. Button boy Banjo is so fixated with button collecting, he doesn't join in the activities of the other neighbourhood children.
When he returns home, his grandmother sews each button on his favourite jumper. But, the buttons once belonged to someone and, each morning, Banjo finds the owner of the buttons and detaches the relevant one from his jumper. Can I play too? Gerald is careful. When they meet a new snake friend who wants to join in a game of catch, Gerald and Piggie wonder how he will be able to play without arms. Can we lick the spoon now? Share in the fun as Dad and the children get busy in the kitchen. They're making a chocolate cake and lots of things go wrong in the process.
Can you keep a secret The King has lost his crown. He can't find it anywhere. Follow him through this picture book and see how silly he's been. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and famous sites of our country. Come join us on an Canadian childhood adventure! Captain Crabclaw's crew When Captain Crabclaw advertises for a fearsome crew for his new ship, the Speedy Squid, he doesn't get quite the crew he expects.
But, it's hoist the mainsail and anchors aweigh with a most unusual pirate crew. Captain Flinn and the pirate dinosaurs: Smugglers Bay While exploring a cave on a school excursion to Smuggler's Bay, Flinn and the other children stumble upon the nefarious Pirate Dinosaurs. Captain T Rex and his crew are smuggling sausages out of a secret cove and their favourites are children chipolatas. Captain Flinn must thwart the horrible plan, rescue their friend and get back to the beach before Miss Pie notices they are missing.
Captain Jack and the pirates Jack, Zak and Casper, brave mariners three, are building a galleon down by the sea. A family day out at the beach turns into a swashbuckling pirate adventure. Captain Sneer the buccaneer Ahoy there, me hearties, meet Captain Sneer, he's a most boastful buccaneer. Captain Sneer and his hardy crew of buccaneers are in for adventure and a big surprise in this rollicking, rhyming treasure hunt. Carousel, The A small girl and her dad go down to see the carousel and ride on the wooden horses.
So begins the magical journey, a journey of music and mirrors, of green hills and sunlit skies, of wishes and freedom. She can't have one because she's a girl and Japanese tradition dictates that only boys get colourful kites. Luckily, Kimiko has understanding parents. Caruso's song to the moon Caruso, a music-loving cat, fancies himself as a crooner.
He sings a scale to the moon and admires each lovely note. Unfortunately, the neighbourhood doesn't appreciate his nocturnal noise. Caspar and the night sea While everyone is sleeping, a little boy and his dog embark on a sailing journey. Cat and fish Cat and Fish discover each other one night and spark a most unlikely friendship. As they teach each other about the worlds of the land and the sea, they find they share a common sense of adventure. They learn new things from each other. Cat and Fish go to see Cat and Fish go on a voyage and get sea sick. They find a lighthouse and compare what each other needs to overcome the seas.
They both realise that being themselves is best. Cat and the dog, The When a playful cat squirts a dog with a hose, he gets chased for his efforts, over fences, rooftops, through a lake and a playground. Cat in the hat, The The scariest part of this story isn't the terrible cat and all the zany things he does in the house, but what mum will say when she comes home.
Cat tale Follow the adventures of three cats as they rumble and tumble in a confusing journey of words. Cat wants cuddles, The Kevin doesnt want a pat. He doesnt want a tickle. And he definitely does NOT want a cuddle. There's absolutely no way this hilarious cat is going to change his mind about that. Or will he? Caterpillar and butterfly Caterpillar lives alone and, in fear of her surroundings, forms a chrysalis where she can hide away.
After a while, she misses the other animals and starts to wonder what it might be like to explore the outside world. When she emerges, she discovers that not only is she different but she is not alone. Celeste sails to Spain Celeste and her family members have different experiences while going to the museum, to the park, to the show, celebrating and dreaming. Centipede's shoes When a centipede trips over and hurts his foot, the only thing to do is to get a set of shoes for all of his forty-two feet. That's a lot of shoes. Follow centipede and have fun with numbers as he shares his shoes with various beetles, spiders, earwigs and other creatures.
Chalk rainbow, The Zane is different to other kids. He has his own made-up language. He likes to line things up. And he is frightened of things that don't seem to bother other people - like the colour black. Things are looking pretty bleak for him and his family, until his sister starts to draw a chalk rainbow on the front steps of their house Charlie Charlie's a very clever lion. He loves art, fancy restaurants and travelling. Or at least, he thinks he would. It's hard to tell, since he's stuck in a zoo. If Charlie is ever going to explore the world, he'll need a cunning disguise. Charlotte and me At kindergarten, a little boy meets Charlotte, a little girl from Paris, and they become great friends.
When Charlotte has to return to Paris, the boy must deal with his loss. Cheese trap, The Two little mice go cheesing and the old, grey meow is watching. This wise cat knows a thing or two and she plans to catch those mice. Chester and Gil Chester and Gil live in the same goldfish bowl. While Gil just floats around the same old place, Chester knows he can save the world. A funny story of a fishy odd couple and the power of thinking big. Chick called Saturday, A Saturday is fed up with being a little chick as he wants to do more than just cluck, scratch and peck.
So, Saturday sets off on a farm adventure and discovers something that really interests him. Chief Rhino to the rescue Firechief Rhino and his men answer a fire call and, by mistake, put out Great Granny Wrinkles' one hundred birthday candles. However, because Granny's teeth are not so good anymore,she is quite happy with the soggy cake.
It turns out to be the most super-sizzling party ever. Chip the lifeguard Chip is back! His mission: to become a lifeguard! But his dreams soon go soggy when he's chased off the beach. So Chip and his friends fashion a plan to sneak him in to the surf club. Will their stunt earn Chip a place between the red-and-yellow flags? Christmas day kitten, The Debbie is a very independent, stray cat. She visits a certain house, a few times a week, to get some food and to spend a little time in front of the warm fire.
One Christmas morning, Debbie comes to the house again but this time she is not alone. Christmas wombat Christmas comes but once a year, and it's just as well for Santa's reindeer, who have to fight with Mothball for the carrots left out for them by the local children.
And, when Mothball takes an unexpected sleigh ride, it's not just Santa who faces the prospect of getting stuck in the chimney. Christmas from a wombat's eye view is always going to be interesting. Circle: Shapes trilogy This book is about Circle. This book is also about Circle's friends Triangle and Square. When they all play hide-and-seek, Circle makes a rule.
But, when Triangle breaks that rule, Circle has to rescue him.
Clara caterpillar A carefree caterpillar named Clara becomes a common cream-coloured butterfly and competes with a conceited caterpillar, Catisha, who becomes a captivating, crimson-coloured butterfly. Clarrie's pig day out Clarrie the farmer plans a day out and tries to coax his dog, Bert, into coming with him. But, the day doesn't go quite the way that Clarrie plans. There are adventures, mishaps, chickens and a fox, but no Bert to come to the rescue.
This mayhem is nothing compared to the lack of unity between Clarrie's mind and his mouth. Class Three all at sea On the day Class Three went to sea, they saw donkeys dancing on the quay, some sea lions skimming stones but they didn't see the skull and crossbones. Watch the pesky pirates plotting to take over Class Three's school trip to the sea. But don't worry, rescue is at hand. Class Two at the zoo Join Class Two as they wander round the zoo. They see all sorts of animal antics but are unaware of the very large snake that's determined to make a meal out of them.
Classic books with holes series Includes popular and well-known rhymes and songs. 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. 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. Claude all at sea When Claude leaves the taps running, a quiet bath time turns into a seafaring adventure. Clementine Once there was a little snail who loved everything round, hoops and wheels and balls and balloons and, most of all, the moon.
She longed to glide gently over the moon's surface, around and around and around. And, so, she made a daring decision, she'd find a way to fly to the moon. Clifford follows his nose Clifford follows his nose past the pizzeria, the bakery, the florist, and finally home to Emily Elizabeth. Clifford goes to Hollywood Clifford gets a part acting in a movie and thinks he will be truly happy.
Clifford keeps cool Clifford finds a place to keep cool in the summer. Clifford 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. Clifford the firehouse dog When Emily Elizabeth and Clifford visit Clifford's brother, Nero, a fire rescue dog, Clifford demonstrates fire safety and helps to put out a fire. Clifford to the rescue Whether he's saving a kitten, putting out a fire or holding up a bridge so a parade can safely pass, Clifford is always a hero. Clifford visits the hospital Clifford visits the hospital and gets into mischief everywhere he goes.
Clifford's kitten Clifford gets a kitten. Clifford's trick Clifford learns a new trick. Clifford: where is the big red doggie Clifford jumping the wall, fetching the ball and romping with his best friend, Emily Elizabeth. Clown Clown is one of several toys tossed out with the rubbish. He dusts himself off and gets on with life. The story of clown is told wordlessly in true mime tradition. Cocky, the crow and the hawk, The A Dreaming narrative belonging to Matingali Napanangka Mudgedell, in which all the birds were brightly coloured. The birds lived together and shared their food.
But, one day, the cocky and the crow argued and everything changed. Nicholls, Christine ed. Colossal creatures Who is the biggest creature of them all? Lift the flaps to find out. The simple rhyming text contrasts the ancient dinosaurs with the animals, people and buildings of today. Come away from the water, Shirley While Shirley's parents sit on the beach with their knitting and newspapers, Shirley embarks on a fantasy adventure. Come on, Daisy Daisy is more interested in exploring the exciting things around her than listening to Mother Duck.
But, when she comes to some dark and scary waters, she is very happy to have her mum near. Conga dance Join the line, the conga line. One by one, Australian animals and birds join the conga line, dancing together until they fall in a tangle at the end. Coral Marine life for young readers Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit coral.
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Cows in the kitchen His fields are empty so Tom Farmer is looking for all the farm animals. Join in the hunt with lots of animal noises. Crabbing with Dad With sunscreen and life jackets on, Dad and two children zoom off into the creek, passing other boats and people fishing along the way. It's a good time to be on the water and they even come across Cousin Dan, throwing his net as far as he can. With the crab pots set, they wait patiently and play games as they try to guess what fish could be swimming under their boat.
It's finally time to check the crab pots. Crabs, shrimp and lobsters Marine life for young readers Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about marine life such as crabs, shrimp and lobsters. Contains a glossary and index. Something as tall as Elephant. But will it stay up? Not this time. Build it again? One block. Two blocks? Four blocks? It's still not as tall as Elephant.
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Now will it be as tall as Elephant? Build, balance, count - question, estimate, measure - predict, crash, and build again! Croc bait Sean's uncles say he is too small to go fishing with them. But, Sean reckons he is old enough to go fishing so, early one morning, he goes to the river all by himself. Crusher is coming Crusher, the school football hero, is coming over to Peter's place. In anticipation, Peter clears his room of childish toys, gives instructions to his mother and young sister about how to behave, and prepares lots of exciting games.
But, Crusher isn't quite what Peter expects. Crusts Jacob is just one of millions who won't eat their crusts. But, he is one in a million when it comes to bright ideas. When tiny creatures from a distant, crumbling planet seek Jacob's help, he sets out to do what he can with his big box of uneaten crusts. Cuthbert's babies When Cuthbert's mother brings home not one baby brother, but four baby sisters, no one seems to have any time for Cuthbert.
He wishes for someone to play with, someone big and bad. Three pirates aren't exactly what he had in mind. Dad I can't sleep Little Panda can't sleep so his Dad suggests that he count sheep, then cows, then pigs and tigers, then elephants and polar bears. Little Panda is still having trouble going to sleep so Dad suggests he count all the different kinds of dinosaurs. Dad is a robot, My Psssssst!
Wanna hear something cool? Admittedly, this dad is an older model, he doesn't have laser eyes or jet-powered feet and his batteries regularly run flat. But there's one little boy who wouldn't change a thing Dad who measures up, A In this funny, moving story, a little girl is about to find out what makes an ideal dad as she searches for one who can measure up to the mummy she loves.
Daddy lost his head If your daddy lost his head, I wonder what you'd do.
Make him a new one, of course. All you'd need are some old newspapers, some paint and a potato for his nose. It turns out there are lots of advantages to having a dad with no head. He doesn't shout or snore, he always agrees with you, and he loves doing housework. Dandylion Dandylion is new to class and he brings a splash of colour into everyone's lives. But, sometimes, Dandylion is a little bit unusual, a little bit too crazy, a little bit too messy and a little bit too much trouble. Dashing dog Follow this chaotic dog and his family as they take a walk along the beach.
Dave is very friendly and helpful, but he is also very shy. And, whenever he meets other people, he simply goes red and spouts flames, scaring them away. Despite Violet's help, Dave wonders if he will ever fit in. But, one day, his special abilities come to the rescue in a damp situation. Day in the life of me, A A little boy has a perfect day.
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He is greeted enthusiastically by everyone he meets, takes his dog to school where he gets everything right and eats fairy bread and grapes for play lunch. Children line up to play with him and his parents take him out. Day of the elephant, The Mae Jabu, the great elephant, plodded down the track as she did everyday. This day would be different from any other day for her and the children.
A huge wave is approaching that will change everything. Day the crayons came home, The Watch out. The crayons are back and they're more cross than ever. One day, Duncan receives a set of postcards from his crayons who have been lost, forgotten or broken. One crayon has even melted in a clothes dryer and is stuck to a sock. Day the crayons quit, The Poor Duncan just wants to colour. But, when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing, 'We quit'. Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown. Blue needs a break from colouring all that water, while Pink just wants to be used.
None of the crayons is happy. Duncan has a real problem in his hands. Dear zoo In this introduction to zoo animals, children lift the flaps to discover what is underneath. Delightful Delilah How important is a name? Ewan decides to change his, and his family plays along. Each day, Ewan has a new name until, one day, he chooses one that he doesn't know is a girl's name and then the girl who owns it, doesn't want to share it.
Deserts Habitats of the world Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit deserts. Detective dog, The Peter's dog, Nell, has an amazing sense of smell.
Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who did a poo on the new gravel path, her ever-sniffing nose is always hard at work. But, Nell has other talents too. Every Monday, she goes to school with Peter and listens to children read. But, one morning, when they arrive at school, Peter and Nell discover that all the books have disappeared. 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. Diary of a baby wombat Baby wombats sleep. Dig dig digging It's a busy day for construction and transport vehicles as the workers and their machines labour all day. With repetitive, predictable text, this book is ideal for young listeners and emerging readers. Ding-dong bag, The Two boys go out with a large bag to catch all the noises they can find.
From the noises at breakfast to the distant roar of thunder, from the clank of a stick on railings to the thud of a baseball bat, they're in for an ear-splitting time. Dinnertime A hungry fox searches the countryside for his evening meal. Six, fat rabbits play various childhood games as, one by one, they cleverly escape the mischievous fox. Dinosaur day out Sally and Max love dinosaurs.
They can't wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off? Dinosaur, The A stegosaurus hatches and wonders through a prehistoric world. A young boy looks at fossils in a museum. Do like a duck does A hairy-scary stranger wants to join the duck family.
Mama Duck might be really fooled or she might just have a way of making the hairy-scary stranger very sorry he ever pretended to be a duck. Do not open this book This guy will do anything to stop you opening this book. Threats, bribes, reverse psychology, you name it, he'll offer it. Do not open this book again He's back! Do you know Millie Sarah is moving to the big city and must say goodbye to her friends. Sarah knows that Millie lives in the big city and she sets out to find her.
Dog called Doug, A Pete the flying purple pig makes a new friend, Doug. They have wonderful adventures flying to different locations and learn that true friends help each other and share. Dog on a train: Special delivery, The Boy is late for his train. Rushing out of the house, he drops his favourite hat. Luckily, Dog is there to pick it up but he will have to be quick to catch Boy in time.
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Follow the plucky Dog on this wordless adventure through the streets and rush-hour crowds. Maybe you'd adopt it as your pet? You could play and do chores together and have lots of fun. Dogs Big dogs, small dogs, stroppy dogs and soppy dogs. Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and colour are bounding through this irresistible book. Doing the garden Follow a family as they go to the garden centre, choose their flowers and seeds and even a tree. They come home, work together in the garden and are finished in time for tea.
Don't cross the line Without question, the guard always follows the general's orders. This time, the order is that no one must cross the line. The right-hand page of this book must be kept blank for the general. As the crowd builds up on the border, the guard is under more and more pressure. Don't forget the bacon A boy goes shopping but struggles to remember the shopping list. Don't leap, larry Larry Lemming is unlike all the others, but can he teach the others to be more like him?
Lemmings look alike, sound alike and act alike, right? So if one jumps off a cliff, the others follow Larry's a lemming with a mind of his own. Unlike the rest of the crew, he goes sledging with the puffins, eats pepperoni pizza, and likes to wear a top hat. But can Larry teach his fellow lemmings to finally think for themselves? A wonderfully funny, quirky tale about staying true to yourself.
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus While he's away, the bus driver asks the reader to keep an eye on his bus and ensure that the pigeon does not drive the bus. The pigeon really, really wants to drive the bus but it is not a good idea to give the pigeon his own way. Don't let the pigeon stay up late Pigeon gives a stack of excuses to be allowed up late. Find out if he will eventually go to bed or not. They join in a cricket match but, when the ball goes over a fence, Dougal and Bumble, and their new friend Trevor the Pig, are waylaid trying to retrieve it.
When they finally return to the picnic, they find that the bus has left without them. Dougal the garbage dump bear Dougal never got to play when the other toys in the house did because he was not new, clean and perfect. One rainy day, he is left outside and ends up in the garbage bin. This is his story of finding a new home. Down by the station Read along with this popular rhyme and make the sounds of the bus, the tractor, the truck and other vehicles as they travel down by the station, early in the morning. Down the back of the chair Dad can't find his car keys. Little Mary suggests they might be down the back of the chair.
They may not find the car keys but what they do find down the back of the chair changes their lives. Dragon mode A mischievous but loveable boy changes his behaviour according to whether he is in boy or dragon mode. Dragons of Galapagos The little land dragon of the Galapagos islands risks great danger to lay her eggs inside a volcano. Follow her adventure through lava plains, forests of steam and down steep, rocky slopes and wonder if she will ever find a safe place. Drawing together Lucy, Jack and Ibrahim start school together but everyone else has a best friend.
It is not easy for three people to all be best friends. Dress-up box, The The Frolleys have to move from their beloved house at 32 Sunshine Avenue to a place with dripping taps, stinky carpets and ants. But they have brought something with them that can turn any house into a home.
Duck catcher, The Gombei catches only one duck a day because that's all the food he needs. When the days turn cold, Gombei decides that if he can catch a hundred ducks, he won't have to work all winter. But, Gombei walks into a trap. It was a quiet afternoon on the farm until Echidna and the shade tree, The based on a story of the jaru people.
In the dreaming, there was a shade tree in the middle of the desert. The animals went hunting for themselves and their babies but they only gave the echidna the scraps. When he gets angry and attacks the shade tree, the other animals must do something. Edward the emu Edward is bored being an emu and wants to be noticed by the visitors to the zoo.
In his quest for attention, Edward imitates the other animals. Edwina the emu Edwina, the emu, tries to find a job while Edward sits on the eggs. Elephants' big day out, The Late one night, under the eye of the moon, three little elephants who crave adventure escape from their cage in the zoo. They have so much fun, it is doubtful they will ever return to the zoo. Big sister. Little sister. Best friends. Ella is seven years old. Olivia is five-and-a-half years old. They live with their mum and dad and little brother Max.
Ella and Olivia: A wild adventure Ella and Olivia are going to a native animal park! But are they prepared for their own wild adventure? Ella and Olivia: best friend showdown Ella and Zoe are best friends. They do everything together. But when they compete for the chocolate drive prize, their friendship is put to the test! Ella and Olivia: Best friends stories Follow Ella and Olivia in six all-new stories as they get ready for a big talent show, have a very messy pet party, learn to ice-skate and lots more! The best adventures are the ones you have with your best friends.
Ella and Olivia: Hula hoopla Ella and Olivia's school is having a hula hooping challenge! But Olivia can't do the hula hoop. How will she join in? Ella and Olivia: Popstar sisters Ella and Olivias favourite band is performing at school! But when there is a problem with the music, will Ella and Olivia save the show? Elmer and butterfly When Elmer, the elephant, sets a butterfly free, the butterfly promises to help if Elmer ever needs it. Elmer cannot imagine how a tiny butterfly could help an elephant but he finds out sooner than expected.
Elmer and the hippos The elephants aren't happy. The hippos have come to share their river because their own has dried up. Elmer, the patchwork elephant, solves the problem and everyone is happy. Elmer and the race The young elephants want to prove who is the fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organise a race. Each decorated a different colour, the racers set off around the course and discover things about themselves. Elmer and the stranger Kangaroo thinks there is a difference between a bounce and a jump, and he is very concerned that he's going to look silly in the upcoming jumping competition.
Elmer helps him to discover that one will do just as well as the other. Elmer and the wind There's a mighty wind blowing in the jungle but that doesn't stop Elmer and his cousin, Wilbur, playing a silly trick on the other elephants, but Elmer's trick seems to backfire. Elmer and Wilbur Elmer loves practical jokes and so does his cousin, Wilbur.
That is, until Elmer has an idea that will bring Wilbur back down to Earth, in more ways than one. Elmer 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. Emily and Alfie Emily and Alfie are two young penguins. They venture into an ice cave against their father's advice and nearly lose their lives. The kangaroos are feeling bouncy, the echidnas are being prickly and the possums are just hanging around.
Only the Bunyip is gloomy. Dawn and her chorus are playing Christmas carols but Emily Emu can't get a note right. Her musical mishaps float down to the creek, where the grumpy Bunyip lives. Emily's Rapunzel hair Seven stories about childhood experiences. The link is Emily's determination to have 'Rapunzel hair'. Emperor's new clothes, The A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap.
Empty A little girl finds she has an emptiness. She embarks on a journey of friendship, music and giving, and along the way she finds her own joyful fulfilment. Empty city, The A little boy has extraordinary adventures, or does he just imagine them, when he is separated from his mother in the crockery section of the shops.
Emu's Halloween Emu wants to have a truly terrifying Halloween party but is worried that it will be as scary as a lamington. Luckily, her friends are there to ensure that Emu has the most spooktacular night of the year. Enormous turnip, The A retelling of the much-loved fairy tale, with surprises under each lift-up flap. Eric the liontamer Eric collects animals to perform in his circus presentation. The edition is a waterproof and tear-resistant picture book.
Errol Errol is a penguin who refuses to come when his mother counts to three. What happens next is a bright and playful adventure. Even superheroes have bad days When Superheroes don't get their way, when they're sad, when they're mad, when they've had a bad day Even superheroes make mistakes When superheroes are not up to speed, when they slip up, and trip up, and fail to succeed, they could hang their heads down, they could, but they don't! Because real superheroes just wouldn't, they won't!
Evie's mad hair day Evie will not brush her hair. She's far too busy doing much more interesting things. Fabulous friend machine, The Popcorn is, quite simply, the friendliest chicken at Fiddlesticks Farm. When she finds a Fabulous Friend Machine in the barn, Popcorn sets about making some brand new friends. But, behind the screen of the Fabulous Friend Machine, maybe her new friends are not so friendly after all. Farmer duck One little duck does all the work while the lazy old farmer stays in bed all day.
The other farm animals decide to take action. They have never been anywhere beyond the farm. Then, on the night Cow dies, something extraordinary happens and, for the first time, they imagine life beyond the farm. Farmer's hat, The The farmer loves his dreamy, schemey, tickly wishful hat but it blew off his head and is now lost. Follow the farmer around his farm as he tracks down his whirling, whooshing hat.
Farmyard cat in trouble, The Find out who spilt the milk, chased the goats and scared the chickens. Everyone thinks the farmyard cat is up to her old tricks again but that might not be fair. Father bear comes home Little Bear's father is finally returning home from a long fishing trip. Four short stories about Little Bear, his friends and family. Faust's party Faust's family go off to have a picnic leaving him to mind the house.
Unfortunately, Faust has some unexpected and unwanted visitors. Faust decides to enlist his friends to help protect the family home, creating an even bigger problem. Fearless with Dad A little boy's celebration of the endless, wonderful activities, adventures and possibilities he can have with his Dad. Felix feels better Felix ate too much chocolate and now he doesn't feel very well. Just look at his eyes.
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His lovely mummy tries to find lots of ways to make him feel better but in the end it's off to Doctor Duck. Fergal Onions Fergal Onions has a television in every room and his life is shaped by the television schedule. One morning, he hears his young neighbour playing a tune on her violin and, in his quest to find out the origin of the familiar music, he discovers there's more to life than TV.
But, one night, Monkey Moon is nowhere to be found and Michael's search for him goes way beyond the toy box. Firefighters, The Mrs Iverson and her class pretend to be firefighters, just like the real ones, then they meet genuine firefighters and climb aboard a real fire engine. What fun! Firefly forest Discover the magic! There's more to this forest than some choose to see, this magical place can set your heart free. Follow the glow of the fireflies to an enchanted space inhabited by unseen creatures. Who do you think lives there?
Fairies or gnomes or pixies? Fireman Sam: red alert Norman learns a valuable lesson about how important it is not to be careless with drink bottles. Fireman Sam comes to the rescue after some misadventures himself, and shares his safety tips. First day at school, The The first day at school contains new experiences and can be a bit scary.
Simple illustrations and relevant language will help younger students. First week at cow school Marjorie, the cow, feels jolly proud when her daughter, Daisy, starts school. But, lessons aren't as easy as they seem. Daisy can't hoof paint or swat flies like the other cows, and cowpat training is a disaster. Yet, Marjorie soon discovers that Daisy has a surprising talent to make her stand out from the herd.
Fish A little penguin goes looking for fish. Fish Marine life for young readers Very simple text with full page photographic illustrations that teach about fish. Five little men in a flying saucer When five little men from Outer Space come to visit Earth, they don't like what they see. Finding a spoiled and neglected planet, the little men fly away, one by one. Flip-up fairy tales series Retelling of well-known fairy tales. Flood, The Mrs Farmer loves her animals and takes them all inside during the floods. They get into no end of mischief and enjoy themselves, so much so that when the water subsides they are loathe to leave.
After a stint in their own domain Mrs Farmer invites them all back again. Fly went by, A A mad dash of animals appears to be started by one fly going by. This predictable, rhyming text supports early readers and deals with unfounded fears in a humorous way. Fly-in fly-out Dad Australia is a vast land and some workers must travel thousands of miles to do their job. These people have become known as the fly in, fly out workers, with most staying on-site for weeks at a time, then flying back to their families and loved ones to spend quality time at home.
Food for thought Shapes, colours, numbers, letters and opposites are all illustrated quaintly with fruit and vegetables. For all creatures This is a tribute to all the creatures of the world, the great and the small, the winged and the walking, the singing and the silent. Forests Habitats of the world Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit forests. But, first, there are places they simply must see and things they absolutely must do. So, Fox and Goldfish embark on a wordless adventure.
Fox and the crow, The Fox is very hungry and very cunning. When he sees Crow, with her beak full of tasty, yellow cheese, he works out how to persuade Crow to let it go. Retelling of an Aesop fable. Frances 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. Freddie and the fairy Freddie is delighted when he meets a fairy who offers to grant his every wish. But Bessie-Belle can't hear very well, and all Freddie's wishes come out wrong.
Whatever can they do? Fredrik goes bananas Fredrik Lotsie lives on Snowsmoke Island where the only thing to eat is fish. Fish for breakfast, fish for lunch, fish for dinner. But Fredrik has a terrible secret, he's sick of eating fish. He comes up with a plan to fix his fishy problem but, while he's hard at work, everyone else just thinks he's gone bananas. Freshwater Habitats of the world Simple text, suitable for an independent reader, with beautifully presented photographic illustrations, looking at examples of the plant and animal life that inhabit fresh water.
Frida and Bear Friends, Frida and Bear, love to draw. One day, when Bear can't think of anything to draw, Frida draws him a shape to finish. This leads to an exciting game with some unexpected and entertaining results. Friends of Apple Street, The On Apple Street, the sun is shining and six friends are each doing what they like best of all.
But, then pitter, patter, plop, splat, it's raining in Apple Street. Yhe six friends might have to change their plans. Full moon barnyard dance The barnyard animals can't sleep. Deciding that a dance would be enjoyable, they line up two by two. As clouds cover the moon, the animals find it difficult to see their dancing partners.
When the sky clears, the animals are dismayed. Funky chicken: Mission incrocible What news has our friend Funky Chook in a flap? And why have his friends interrupted his nap? Strap yourself in for a tropical trek through the great Aussie outback. Join Funky Chicken with friends, old and new, in their wildest ride yet, out beyond Humpty Doo! Gary Gary the pigeon can't fly. When his racing pigeon friends head off in their travel basket, Gary stays at home. He organises his scrapbook of travel mementos and dreams about the adventures the other pigeons are having.
But, when Gary accidentally ends up a very long way from home, he discovers that flying is not the only way to have adventures. George flies south Winter is on the way and it's time to fly south. But, George isn't quite ready to leave his nest yet. When an enormous gust of wind blows the nest out of the tree, things start getting really interesting for George and his mother. George saves the world by lunchtime With Grandpa's help, George helps to save the world by lunchtime. Full of practical hints that you can do at home that will have a positive global effect and make you feel good too.
Go home, cheeky animals At Canteen Creek where we live, there are cheeky dogs everywhere. But, when the cheeky goats, donkeys, buffaloes and camels make mischief in the camp, the dogs just lie there. That is, until those pesky animals really go too far. Then, the cheeky camp dogs roar into action.
Go, dog, go A humorous book, full of brightly coloured, busy dogs and fun use of language. Ideal for beginning readers. Imagine being one of the ten lucky kids chosen to work with two of Australia's best-loved author-illustrators. This is their book and their stories. Goat, the duck and the bale of hay, The The goat, the duck, the mermaid, the dog and assorted friends set off in a mystical boat with their bale of hay.
Simple but poetic language brings this magical tale to life. Well-suited for a newly independent reader. Gobbling tree, The Join Zac and his friends as they try to retrieve their belongings from a tree that is determined to keep everything that lands in it. Going home You'll never find Hugo whining that he's bored. Even in hospital, when there isn't much else to do except look out the window, he can amuse himself, especially with a zoo next door.
Hugo inspires all the other children that he meets. Going on a school trip Georgia, a young schoolgirl who is blind, enjoys a school excursion. Going shopping Sara has muscular dystrophy and uses a wheelchair. Sara and Moya go shopping, have lunch and buy each other treats on their day out. Going to the volcano Dwayne and Jane-i want to see the volcano! They'll ride a great dance-o to see the volcano!
And climb up a crane-o to see the volcano! What could possible go wrong? Goodnight Harry Harry, the elephant, can't get to sleep. He tries all sorts of activities to help him get to sleep. Thank goodness for friends. Goodnight, numbers Numbers are all around us. Snuggle up and see! Grandad's magic Alison loves Grandad's magic. She is shocked when, one Sunday, Grandad attempts his greatest trick of all and juggles with disaster.
Grandfather Grandfather has a junk shop which is a delightful place for his granddaughter to explore, play and dress up in. A wordless picture book told through beautiful collages. Grandma fox The chickens are in danger once more as Fast Fox fancies a chicken sandwich. He disguises himself as a grandma, a doctor and a postman as he plots to catch the unsuspecting chickens.
Grandma Wombat She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. And, like all grandmas, she thinks her grandson is the best-behaved baby ever. But, this baby has other ideas. Grandpa and Thomas Thomas and Grandpa go to the beach. The sun is shining, the gulls are screeching and the sea is singing. This lovely picture book gently unfolds the special relationship between a grandfather and his grandchild.
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