Great books to read aloud

Moo, Baa, La La La!

Moo, Baa, La La La!

Sandra Boynton

This raucous story about the sounds animals make-including three pigs who say la la la! -is just right for reading aloud.

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Tabby McTat

Tabby McTat

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

Tabby McTat was a busker's cat With a miaow that was loud and strong. Fred, the busker, and his cat, Tabby McTat, are purr-fectly happy, singing together all day long. But when Fred gives chase to a thief, the two are separated....

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Who's Your Real Mum?

Who’s Your Real Mum?

Bernadette Green, Anna Zobel

A beautifully illustrated story, written with a light and humorous touch, that celebrates nontraditional families and captures exactly what lies at the heart of family life - love.

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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 reviewDo not lick this book

Do not lick this book

Idan Ben-Barak, Julian Frost

A brilliantly simple, funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes all around them by the award-winning author of Small Wonders and the animator of the insanely successful video...

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The Lorax

The Lorax

Dr. Seuss

Celebrate the original eco warrior! After fifty years his message is more important than ever, so enjoy Dr. Seuss's trademark rhyme in this anniversary edition of the classic environmental fable.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Colour Edition)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Colour Edition)

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

Charlie longs to see inside Mr Willy Wonka's enormous chocolate factory. Now Mr Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through...

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 Read reviewPippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren, Lauren Child

Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children all over the world. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child,...

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The Grandest Bookshop in the World

The Grandest Bookshop in the World

Amelia Mellor

A magical bookshop. A sinister stranger. A deal gone horribly wrong. Can Pearl and Vally save their home - and their father - before time runs out?

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The Going to Bed Book

The Going to Bed Book

Sandra Boynton

Perfect as a gift for new babies or insecure new parents, this bestselling board book and blanket is a must have for Boynton fans.

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Dinosaur Dance!: Lap Edition

Dinosaur Dance!: Lap Edition

Sandra Boynton

A lively assortment of dancing dinosaurs enjoy the shimmy shimmy shake, the quivery quake, the cha-cha-cha, and other foot-stomping moves.

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Revolting Rhymes (Colour Edition)

Revolting Rhymes (Colour Edition)

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

Filled with revolting rhymes, this title features poor Cindy whose heart was torn to shreds, because her Prince, he chops off heads; Snow White's dwarfs although awfully nice, are guilty of one shocking vice; and what becomes of...

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Pax

Pax

Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen

The moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen.

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The Lorax

The Lorax

Dr. Seuss

Celebrate the original eco warrior! After fifty years his message is more important than ever, so enjoy Dr. Seuss's trademark rhyme in this anniversary edition of the classic environmental fable.

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Matilda

Matilda

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

Matilda is a genius but her family treats her like a dolt. But one day she decides to fight back--and her parents don't stand a chance.

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 Read reviewPippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren, Lauren Child

Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren's nine-year-old heroine, burst onto the bookshelf in 1945 and has remained a firm favourite with children the world over. Here her story is illustrated with flair and humour by Lauren Child,...

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 Read reviewNevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut Australian author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world - but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.

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