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The Treasure Box

The Treasure Box (Hardback)

By Wild, Margaret; Illustrated by Blackwood, Freya

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As the library burns, Peter and his father flee their home, taking with them a book more precious than jewels - a book that tells the story of their people. When Peter loses his father and has to walk over the mountains, he must bury their treasure in an iron box to protect it, l ...

ISBN 9780670073658
Published 30 January 2013 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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I Saw Nothing: The Extinction of the Thylacine

I Saw Nothing: The Extinction of the Thylacine (Paperback, New title)

By Crew, Gary; Wilson, Mark

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Rosie witnessed the capture of the last Tasmanian Tiger. Could she have done anything to save it and the species from extinction? Ages 8-12.

ISBN 9780734409584
Published 1 April 2006 by Hachette
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Zoo
 

Zoo (Paperback, New edition)

Illustrated by Browne, Anthony

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Two brothers and their parents spend a day at the zoo, looking at the animals in the cages - or is it that the animals are watching the visitors? This winner of the 1993 Kate Greenaway Medal is a teasing examination of the relationship between man and animals, and the role of zoo ...

ISBN 9780099219019
Published 3 May 1994 by Random House
Interest Age 0-12 years
Series Red Fox picture books
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Animalia

Animalia (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Base, Graeme

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A picture book where familiar animals appear in unfamiliar situations and each page contains a wealth of hidden objects and ideas.

ISBN 9780140541120
Published 1 November 1990 by Penguin
Interest Age 5-7 years
Series Picture Puffin
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The Waterhole

The Waterhole (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Base, Graeme

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The creator of the international bestselling 'Animalia' brings a stunning new picture book, with an exquisite cast of characters and a timeless, life-affirming theme. This book is an ingenious infusion of counting book, puzzle book, story book and art book, with typically detaile ...

ISBN 9780140567533
Published 3 March 2003 by Penguin
Interest Age 3-6 years
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Voices in the Park

Voices in the Park (Paperback, New edition)

Illustrated by Browne, Anthony

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Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

ISBN 9780552545648
Published 3 September 1999 by Random House
Interest Age 6-10 years
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The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince (Hardback)

By Cunxin, Li; Illustrated by Spudvilas, Anne

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This true story of a poor Chinese peasant boy who, plucked unsuspectingly at the age of ten from millions of others across the land to be trained as a ballet dancer, is a fairytale that has already captivated many children and young adults. Ages 5+.

ISBN 9780670070541
Published 29 October 2007 by Penguin
Interest Age 5-9 years
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Enigma: A Magical Mystery

Enigma: A Magical Mystery (Hardback)

By Base, Graeme

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Another extraordinary work of art from Graeme Base.

ISBN 9780670072019
Published 27 October 2008 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference

One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference (Paperback)

By Milway, Katie Smith; Illustrated by Fernandes, Eugenie

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This new title from the creators of If the World Were a Villageuses the story of a young boy in an African village to introducechildren to sustainable development. Striking artwork brings to lifeKojo's progress from one hen to his own farm. At the end of the book,the story of a r ...

ISBN 9781408109816
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781554530281
Published 1 November 2009 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Interest Age 2-6 years
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The Island

The Island (Hardback, illustrated edition)

Illustrated by Greder, Armin

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A powerful graphic novel for all ages about how human beings respond to outsiders.

ISBN 9781741752663
Published 1 August 2007 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 8-11 years
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