CBCA Eve Pownall Notables 2022

Wombat

Wombat

Christopher Cheng (Author), Liz Duthie

Burrowing and basking, digging and defending; Wombat is a new Nature Storybook exploring the world of one of Australia's most beloved creatures.  

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Wiradjuri Country

Wiradjuri Country

Larry Brandy

The Wiradjuri are the people of the three bila (rivers) and their nguram-bang (Country) is the second largest in Australia. Come with Uncle Larry Brandy on an enlightening journey through his Country's rivers, woodlands,...

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The Way of the Weedy Seadragon

The Way of the Weedy Seadragon

Anne Morgan, Lois Bury

Travel under the sea into the realm of the weird and wonderful weedy seadragon.

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 Read reviewWalking in Gagudju Country

Walking in Gagudju Country

Diane Lucas, Ben Tyler, Emma Long

Walk with us through one of the Top End's magnificent monsoon forests, in Kakadu National Park, learning about the plants, animals and Kundjeyhmi culture along the way.

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 Read reviewUnderground: Marsupial Outlaws and Other Rebels of Australia's War in Vietnam

Underground: Marsupial Outlaws and Other Rebels of Australia’s War in Vietnam

Mirranda Burton

Led by an unconscientiously objecting wombat registered for military service during Australia's war in Vietnam, Underground digs tunnels through a chapter of Australian history that many have attempted to bury.

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 Read reviewStill Alive

Still Alive

Safdar Ahmed

In early 2011, Safdar Ahmed visited Sydney's Villawood Immigration Detention Centre for the first time. He brought pencils and sketchbooks into the centre and started drawing with the people detained there. Their stories are told...

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Superpower: Renewable energy: what it is, how we get it, and why we need it

Superpower: Renewable energy: what it is, how we get it, and why we need it

Philip Bunting

How does renewable energy work? Where does electricity come from? Why are fossil fuels bad for our environment? Renowned picture book creator Philip Bunting answers all these questions and more in this entertaining and...

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Rachel's War: The Story of an Australian WWI Nurse

Rachel’s War: The Story of an Australian WWI Nurse

Mark Wilson

An inspiring story about the bravery and sacrifices of Australian nurses in World War I, by award-winning author and illustrator Mark Wilson.

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One Potoroo: A Story of Survival

One Potoroo: A Story of Survival

Penny Jaye, Alicia Rogerson

A beautifully illustrated story about the conservation of the world's most endangered marsupial.

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No Way!

No Way!

Dan Marshall

Get ready to go on a wonderful journey of discovery that will make you say No Way!

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Me, Microbes and I

Me, Microbes and I

Philip Bunting

A fascinating and informative look at microbes inside us, including viruses and bacteria, with fun illustrations and weird facts guaranteed to enthral kids!

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 Read reviewMasters of Disguise

Masters of Disguise

Marc Martin

Now you see them, now you don't! Cloaked in a riot of colour, pattern and texture are a dozen animals - from chameleons and polar bears to Gaboon vipers and mimic octopuses - that have mastered the art of fading into the...

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Kunyi

Kunyi

Kunyi June Anne McInerney

These are my stories from a dry remote place, where growing up was very different for what children know today.

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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Peculiar Pairs in Nature

The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Peculiar Pairs in Nature

Sami Bayly

Come along for another fresh take on the animal kingdom from bestselling author and illustrator, Sami Bayly.

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Iceberg

Iceberg

Claire Saxby, Jess Racklyeft

In the final freeze of an Antarctic winter, green tails wave across a star-full sky, as if to farewell endless nights. If this world looks empty, look closer...

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Heroes, Rebels and Innovators: Inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history

Heroes, Rebels and Innovators: Inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history

Karen Wyld, Jaelyn Biumaiwai

Be inspired and amazed by these incredible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander icons! With colourful artwork and evocative writing, this book tells stories every Australian should know.

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The Gentle Genius of Trees

The Gentle Genius of Trees

Philip Bunting

What could we clever humans ever learn from trees? Take an unashamedly anthropomorphic wander through the woods to learn a few life lessons from our foliaged friends.

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The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First Peoples

The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia’s First Peoples

Corey Tutt

The first book from Corey Tutt of DeadlyScience for kids aged 7 to 12 years to develop a love of science and respect for Indigenous knowledge at the same time.

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Book of Curious Birds

Book of Curious Birds

Jennifer Cossins

Explore some of the world's most curious birds in this beautifully illustrated guide from bestselling author and illustrator Jennifer Cossins.

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The Amazing Meals of Martha Maloney

The Amazing Meals of Martha Maloney

Dan Wild (Author), Margaret Wild (Author), Donna Rawlins (Illustrator)

A tasty treat of a book where a precocious and imaginative child dines with important historical figures.     

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Saving Seal: the plastic predicament

Saving Seal: the plastic predicament

Diane Jackson Hill, Craig Smith

Seal has made his home in the waters of a coastal village, but he often finds himself trapped and ensnared in the plastic rubbish filling the Bay. Fortunately, he is rescued by Lizzie and Grandpa Dave.    

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Bush Birds

Bush Birds

Bridget Farmer

The Bush Birds consists of twelve riddles for readers to guess which Australian native bird, commonly found in open forests or woodlands, is being depicted.

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