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Sorry Day

Coral Vass, Dub Leffler

Two stories entwine in this captivating retelling of the momentous day when the then Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, acknowledged the sorrows of past and said ‘Sorry' to the generation of children who were taken...

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Our Birds: Nilimurrungu Wayin Malanynha

Our Birds: Nilimurrungu Wayin Malanynha

Siena Stubbs

A delightful gift book of birds from around Yirrkala, which is Siena's home in North-east Arnhem Land.

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Armistice

Armistice

Ruth Starke, David Kennett

A companion to the award-winning My Gallipoli, commemorating the 100th anniversary since the fighting stopped.

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Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Waves: For Those Who Come Across the Sea

Donna Rawlins, Mark Jackson, Heather Potter

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Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus

Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus

Stephanie Owen Reeder

In 1901, aged just seven, tiny contortionist May Zinga was given away to Wirth Brothers Circus by her desperate mother. Imagine Miss May's horror when the first thing the Wirths did was cut off all her long hair. Poor May had lost...

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Under the Southern Cross

Under the Southern Cross

Frane Lessac

From the bestselling and award-winning creator of A is for Australia and A is for Australian Animals comes a new narrative nonfiction picture book, which explores Australia after dark.

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When Water Lost Her Way

When Water Lost Her Way

Meg Humphrys

‘When Water Lost Her Way is a beautifully illustrated allegory reminding us that water is central to our survival' - Mark Pascoe, CEO, International Water Centre

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Linda Jackson's Rainbow Menagerie

Linda Jackson’s Rainbow Menagerie

Linda Jackson

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The Happiness Box

The Happiness Box

Mark Greenwood, Andrew McLean

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Watch This!: a book about making shapes

Watch This!: a book about making shapes

Jane Godwin

Watch This! is a groundbreaking modern photographic picture book about children using their bodies to make sense of shapes in a playful way, from three highly-acclaimed Australian creators.

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Giant Book of Germs

Giant Book of Germs

Lorna Hendry

How many germs live on your hand? How do germs make you sick? Do the germs in your gut really keep you healthy? Discover many more surprising facts in The Giant Book of Germs!

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Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

Rohan Cleave, Coral Tulloch

A beautifully illustrated story of this marsupial's plight and how it was saved from extinction.

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Zeroes and Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history

Zeroes and Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history

Cristy Burne

How did Australians help invent wifi? What does it take to invent social media? How can we get a laptop to every kid on the planet?

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The Great Lizard Trek

The Great Lizard Trek

Felicity Bradshaw, Norma MacDonald

Trek through country with Rocky and his lizard relatives in search for a cooler habitat.

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The Flying Optometrist

The Flying Optometrist

Joanne Anderton, Karen Erasmus

The Flying Optometrist travels in his little red aeroplane from his practice in the city to a remote outback town. Lots of people are waiting for him! Aunty can't see well enough to carve her emu eggs and Bill the plumber has a...

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Digby & Claude

Digby & Claude

Emma Allen, Hannah Sommerville

One autumn, change came to Main Street...Digby's street is soon going to look different - old houses are going to be demolished and new apartments will be built.

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My Modern Art Book

My Modern Art Book

Kate Ryan, Emily Kenn

Published for the exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, held at NGV International, Melbourne, 9 June - 7 October, 2018. 

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Australian Birds

Australian Birds

Matt Chun

It took millions of years of isolation and a diverse range of habitats for Australian birds to evolve the way they did. The result is many of the world's most striking and beautiful birds, including some that are stranger than...

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