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by Cate Haynes with illustrations by Shane Tholen
Our granny is groovy, not like a normal granny at all.
But when Granny loses her groove, everything changes. No more cherries in the pool at midnight, no more ice-cream for breakfast. No more Groovy Granny. That is, until one incredible day. Read more »
by Joy Lefroy & Diana Frylinck with illustrations by Marion Duke
A lively celebration of the legendary C.Y. O’Connor’s gigantic endeavour to build the pipeline from Mundaring Weir near Perth to the Kalgoorlie goldfields.
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by Carolyn Polizzotto & Sarah Spinks with illustrations by Marion Duke
This beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of Trumpet who, adopted by a neighbour when her family move house, seems to be getting fatter and fatter. Finally her new family realize that Trumpet is going to have kittens, and the arrival of Trombone, Clarinet, Piccolo and Cymbals is an event enjoyed by the whole family. Read more »
by Norman Jorgensen with illustrations by Brian Harrison-Lever
An eloquent counterpoint to the senselessness and inhumanity of war, In Flanders Fields tells the story of a young homesick World War I soldier who risks his life to cross the no-man’s-land and rescue a robin caught in the barbed wire that separates the opposing forces.
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by Kim Scott with illustrations by Peter Kendall
Find out what happens when a dredgersaurus gets loose on the beach …Read more »
Orphaned and unable to speak, Sage lives with her aunt on a small island, caring for the local wildlife. A gift of magical paint brushes opens up an exciting new world for her, but adventure leads to danger when strangers stumble onto the island. Read more »
by Tim Winton with illustrations by Karen Louise
Alice’s family lives by the sea. Every day they run down to the jetty and jump into the smooth, dark water. They look like a bunch of dolphins leaping and laughing. But Alice misses out. She’s afraid of the deep. She’s afraid of what might be down there where the water turns from green to blue and you can’t see the bottom. Then, one day some new friends…Read more »
by Sally Morgan with illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft
This is the story of a little puppy finding his way in the world, discovering other creatures and new environmentsRead more »
by Geoff Havel with illustrations by Peter Kendall
‘The car driver will be fined $100,’ said the policeman.
‘Cheep, cheep,’ said the birds.
‘Moorre, moorre!’ said the bull.
‘Neaahh,’ said the sheep.
This is one giant pile up of a picture book! Find out what all the farm animals say when a car careens into the farm yard. A great book to read aloud. Read more »
by Ellisha Majid with illustrations by Peter Kendall
Want to butter up your young reader? 47,000 children have egged on Sausage as he scrambled away from the breakfast table.
Find out why Sausage is so full of beans after 20 years spent avoiding poachers and cereal killers who’d like to get him into hot water.
A flaky story that, two decades later, is still so fresh it’s straight from the…Read more »