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Millicent

Millicent (Paperback)

By Baker, Jeannie

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Millicent is a warm and gentle story about an old lady's daily wanderings through Hyde Park to feed the pigeons. Along the way, we hear Millicent's thoughts and feelings towards the pigeons that she so dearly loves. Her dream is to find enough feathers on the ground to make a coa ...

ISBN 9781921150739
Published 1 September 2008 by Walker Books Australia
Interest Age 4-7 years
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The Enemy

The Enemy (Hardback)

By Cali, Davide; Illustrated by Bloch, Serge

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This profound yet deceptively simple picture book is a meditation on war and peace. A lone soldier sits in his foxhole during a battle, facing a lone enemy, only to discover that his enemy is a lot more like himself than he has been told. For ages 9+.

ISBN 9780958557184
Published 1 June 2014 by Wilkins Farago
Interest Age 7-9 years
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Belonging

Belonging (Paperback, New title)

By Baker, Jeannie

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Observed through the window of a house in a typical urban neighbourhood, each picture shows the developments of the land being reclaimed from built up concrete to a gradual greening, shown through the artist's collage illustrations. This is a hopeful environmental message.

ISBN 9781406305487
Published 1 May 2007 by Walker Books
Interest Age 0-5 years
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Window

Window (Paperback, New edition)

By Baker, Jeannie

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In this text a mother and baby look through a window at a wilderness. With each page the boy grows and the scene changes, by the time he is 20 the view is of a city. He gets married and has a child and moves to the country, where father and child look through the window at the wi ...

ISBN 9780744594867
Published 1 November 2002 by Walker Books
Interest Age 7-9 years
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If....

If.... (Hardback)

Illustrated by Perry, Sarah

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Twenty magical watercolors, for ages two and up.

ISBN 9780892363216
Published 15 October 1995 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age 4-8 years
Series Books for Young Readers
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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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Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog (Paperback, New edition)

By Cole, Babette

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Commonsense advice with some good rude fun. Both pet and personal physician to the Gumboyle family, Doctor Dog is always on hand with the perfect diagnosis and remedy for every complaint.

ISBN 9780099650812
Published 5 April 1996 by Random House
Interest Age 5-8 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 5-8 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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Jungle Drums

Jungle Drums (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

By Base, Graeme

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Ngiri Mdogo is the smallest in a big family of African warthogs. They're not very pretty but they can put on a great mud wrestling contest. Ages 3+.

ISBN 9780143500964
Published 6 March 2006 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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