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The Pocket Chaotic

The Pocket Chaotic

Ziggy Hanaor, Daniel Gray-Barnett

Alexander's mom keeps putting stuff in her pocket and it's driving him crazy!

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Love from Australia

Love from Australia

Ruth Waters

The places I've been and the creatures I've met - what an adventure! One I'll never forget! From crocs in Darwin to kangaroos in Canberra, Love From Australia explores this extraordinary country and introduces us to its most...

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Finding Our Heart

Finding Our Heart

Thomas Mayor, Blak Douglas

A young reader's edition that follows Thomas Mayor's bestselling book Finding the Heart of the Nation.

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Found

Bruce Pascoe, Charmaine Ledden-Lewis

This gentle story set in the rugged Australian bush is about a small calf who becomes separated from his family.

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Cooee Mittigar: A Story on Darug Songlines

Cooee Mittigar: A Story on Darug Songlines

Jasmine Seymour, Leanne Mulgo Watson

'Warami mittigar. Hello friend.We welcome you to Darug Country.' Cooee Mittigar takes you on a walk through Darug Country.

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 Read reviewWilam: A Birrarung Story

Wilam: A Birrarung Story

Aunty Joy Murphy, Andrew Kelly, Lisa Kennedy

Yarra Riverkeeper Andrew Kelly joins award-winning picture book duo Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy to tell the Indigenous and geographical story of Melbourne's beautiful Yarra River, from its source to its mouth; from its...

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 Read reviewThe Polar Bear in Sydney Harbour

The Polar Bear in Sydney Harbour

Beck Feiner, Robin Feiner

A polar bear in Sydney Harbour? When Hannah spots a polar bear in Sydney Harbour, she knows something isn't right ... But even worse, none of the adults seem to notice him at all.

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Who Do You Go For?

Who Do You Go For?

Heath McKenzie

In life, there are many big questions. Are bigfoots really real? Are tomatoes really fruit? But there's one question that's more important than all the others ... Who do you GO for? Follow one young footy fan's...

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Backyard Birds

Backyard Birds

Helen Milroy

What colourful birds are in our backyards? From laughing kookaburras and prancing mudlarks to dancing willy wagtails and hungry galahs, this picture book is a vibrant adventure discovering the native birds around us.

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Aunty's Wedding

Aunty’s Wedding

Miranda Tapsell, Joshua Tyler, Samantha Fry

A Tiwi-Island girl prepares for Aunty's wedding with help from her maningawu in this vibrant picture book by the popular actor and writers of Top End Wedding and the highly acclaimed illustrator of Alfred's War.

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Hello, Australia!

Hello, Australia!

Megan McKean

Join a bunch of cheeky galahs in the latest look-and-find adventure in the Hello...! series. This time we're taking a trip around Australia to discover more about the animals, birds and plants that live here.

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All the Way to W.A.: Our Search for Uncle Kev

All the Way to W.A.: Our Search for Uncle Kev

Roland Harvey

Uncle Kev is lost. Can you help us find him?

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 Read reviewComing Home to Country

Coming Home to Country

Bronwyn Bancroft

Run to the creek, perch on a rock, slip into clear crystal water. An visual and lyrical depiction of coming home to country from acclaimed author and illustrator Bronwyn Bancroft. Shortlisted for the 2020 YABBA...

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 Read reviewWelcome To Country

Welcome To Country

Aunty Joy Murphy, Lisa Kennedy

This is an expansive and generous Welcome to Country from a most respected Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy, beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy.

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Clancy the Quokka

Clancy the Quokka

Lili Wilkinson, Alison Mutton

Here's Clancy the quokka. So friendly and charming. His innocent face is entirely disarming

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Sleep Tight, Platypup

Sleep Tight, Platypup

Renee Treml

Poor little Platypup is frightened of the dark. What is that shadow? Who made that noise?

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Found in Melbourne (Simplified Chinese edition)

Found in Melbourne (Simplified Chinese edition)

Kevin Yang, Joanne O'Callaghan, Kori Song

A Simplifed Chinese edition of the beautifully illustrated counting book featuring the attractions of Australia's most liveable city. (Chinese language only, no English.)

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Going to the Footy

Going to the Footy

Debbie Coombes

In this quintessentially Australian title, Going to the Footy combines richly textured and striking illustrations of iconic Australian modes of transport, with some gentle humour.

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Koalas Eat Gum Leaves.

Koalas Eat Gum Leaves.

Laura Bunting, Philip Bunting

Koalas eat gum leaves. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even on their birthdays. Most koalas dont seem to mind. But one does. He is on the lookout for some tastier tucker...and he's about to make a discovery that changes...

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Koala Lou

Koala Lou

Mem Fox, Pamela Lofts

There was once a baby koala, so soft and round that all who saw her loved her. Her name was Koala Lou. Koala Lou is the first born in a large family. She feels sad because her mother seems too busy to pay her any attention....

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Australia: Illustrated (2nd edition)

Australia: Illustrated (2nd edition)

Tania McCartney

Australia. Big. Beautiful. Diverse. Vibrantly illustrated, this glorious tribute to this wide brown land not only celebrates the more `typical' Australian flora, fauna and landmarks, but also showcases the everyday quirks and...

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Possum Magic 35th Anniversary Edition

Possum Magic 35th Anniversary Edition

Mem Fox, Julie Vivas

For 35 years Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted children and adults alike.

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Spinifex Mouse

Spinifex Mouse

Norma MacDonald

Spinifex Mouse is the heartwarming tale of Cheeky, a spinifex hopping mouse, who lives in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Can You Dance?

Can You Dance?

Sally Morgan

A new board book that will get toddlers and preschoolers up off their feet following the actions of the animals featured in the book!

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Kick with My Left Foot

Kick with My Left Foot

Paul Seden, Karen Briggs

A lively and endearing story about a child in an Indigenous community getting ready to play his favourite game - footy!

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Mulga Bill's Bicycle

Mulga Bill’s Bicycle

Deborah Niland, Kilmeny Niland

Celebrating 40 years in print this is a new edition of the classic children's poem by Australia's favourite poet, A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson

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Where the Forest Meets the Sea

Where the Forest Meets the Sea

Jeannie Baker

When a young boy visits a tropical rain forest, he pretends it is a long time ago and that extinct and rare animals live in the forest, and aboriginal children play there. But how much longer will the rainforest remain, he...

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Why I Love Australia

Why I Love Australia

Bronwyn Bancroft

Gorges that plummet into serpentine shadows ... Cloaks of white that drape the rocky crags of snowy mountains ... In this magnificent celebration of country, Bronwyn Bancroft uses both images and words to explore the...

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Rod Campbell's Aussie Animals

Rod Campbell’s Aussie Animals

Rod Campbell

The Australian bush is filled with all sorts of different sounds. Can you hear an animal jumping? What's that? Turn the page and you will see Kangaroo. There's also Wombat, Cockatoo, Possum, Platypus, Koala and many others. A...

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Found in Melbourne

Found in Melbourne

Joanne O'Callaghan, Kori Song

A beautifully illustrated counting book celebrating landmarks and attractions in Australia's most liveable city.

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When You Go To Melbourne

When You Go To Melbourne

Maree Coote

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 Read reviewThe Family Hour in Australia

The Family Hour in Australia

Tai Snaith

Local artist Tai Snaith reinterprets the daily lives of 15 Australian native animals in her signature style with vibrant watercolour illustrations, a quirky sense of humour, references to mid-century modern design and curious,...

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Olga the Brolga

Olga the Brolga

Rod Clement

Olga is in a terrible mood. She desperately wants to dance, but know one will dance with her. Her parents have other things to do. So, Olga decides to dance by herself, and something wonderful happens. This work is intended for...

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Edward the EMU

Edward the EMU

Sheena Knowles, Rod Clement

Edward the Emu was sick of the zoo... Ages 2+ Edward the Emu was sick of the zoo, there was nowhere to go, there was nothing to do, and compared to the seals that lived right next door, well being an emu was frankly a bore! ...

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Diary of a Wombat

Diary of a Wombat

Bruce Whatley, Jackie French

This wombat leads a very busy and demanding life. She wrestles unknown creatures, runs her own digging business and most difficult of all - trains her humans. Find out how she fits this into her busy schedule around sleeping,...

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