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Fabish: The Horse That Braved a Bushfire

Fabish: The Horse That Braved a Bushfire (Hardback)

By McMullin, Neridah; Illustrated by McLean, Andrew

  • RRP: $27.99
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A powerful and beautifully illustrated picture book based on the true story of a brave horse called Fabish, who saved a group of young horses during the Black Saturday bushfires.

ISBN 9781925266863
Published 27 July 2016 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 6-9 years
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Circle

Circle (Hardback)

Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie

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In an infinity of sky, tiny godwit birds follow ancient, invisible migratory pathways, flying on and on for nine nights and nine days, flying without rest... This is their story.

ISBN 9781406338010
Published 1 June 2016 by Walker Books
Interest Age 5-8 years
Usually ships 7-15 working days – This title is in stock at publisher
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Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks

Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks (Paperback)

By Newton, Gina

With its enticing and colourful design and its fascinating information, this is a book that children will want to pore over-either at home, in the classroom or on a road trip. This book brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states and territories, and ...

ISBN 9780642278883
Published 1 October 2016 by National Library of Australia
Interest Age 4-12 years
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William Bligh: A Stormy Story of Tempestuous Times
 

William Bligh: A Stormy Story of Tempestuous Times (Hardback)

By Sedunary, Michael; Illustrated by Emmerichs, Bern

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William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times unpeels the layers of some of the most incredible circumstances in Australia's colonial history. Some people may have heard of the famous mutiny on the bounty; others may have heard of the rum rebellion coup; but the details in a ...

ISBN 9780994289537
Published 1 February 2016
Interest Age All ages
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Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre

Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre (Hardback)

By Freeman, Pamela; Illustrated by Anelli, Liz

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The dry salt bed of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre shimmers in the desert heat. But far up north, the rains have come. Water is flooding into empty riverbeds and swirling down towards the lake. Soon everything will change.

ISBN 9781921529436
Published 1 June 2016 by Walker Books Australia
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories (Hardback)

By Tarakson, Stella

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ISBN 9781925324969
Published 31 October 2016 by Random House
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Boomerang and Bat: The Story of the Real First Eleven

Boomerang and Bat: The Story of the Real First Eleven (Hardback)

By Greenwood, Mark; Illustrated by Denton, Terry

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The first Australian cricket team to tour England was a group of Aboriginal stockmen. This is their story.

ISBN 9781743319246
Published 1 May 2016 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Socks, Sandbags and Leeches: Letters to My ANZAC Dad

Socks, Sandbags and Leeches: Letters to My ANZAC Dad (Hardback)

By Deeves, Pauline

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Age range 9 to 12 Ivy and her mother live in Australia, far away from where the Great War is raging. They have moved in with Aunt Hilda whose flat is so small that Ivy has to sleep under the kitchen table. Not only that, but she also has to empty Aunt Hilda's chamber pot! 'The Pe ...

ISBN 9780642278845
Published 1 February 2016 by National Library of Australia
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Chooks in Dinner Suits: An Oddball Tale of Big Dogs and Little Penguins

Chooks in Dinner Suits: An Oddball Tale of Big Dogs and Little Penguins (Paperback)

By Jackson Hill, Diane; Illustrated by Smith, Craig

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Age range 3 to 6 years On a tiny island lives a waddle of Little Penguins. But their numbers are dwindling. Swampy Marsh knows what to do, but no one will listen. Soon he can count the last few penguins on the fingers of one hand. The desperate townsfolk give Swampy, and his frie ...

ISBN 9781921833380
Published 1 June 2016
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Spellbound: Making Pictures with the A-B-C
 

Spellbound: Making Pictures with the A-B-C (Hardback)

By Coote, Maree

A brand new take on Typographic Design creates unique Letter Art pictures. Every image is made with the letters that spell its very name. Features famous faces, places and things from all around the world, plus famous people and places from Melbourne and Australia.

ISBN 9780992491727
Published 1 December 2015
Interest Age 2-6 years
Usually ships 2-3 weeks – This title is currently reprinting locally, but in stock internationally.
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