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Rise Up!: The Art of Protest

Rise Up!: The Art of Protest

J. Rippon

A picture celebration of protest for children aged 8-12.

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Calling All Witches!

Calling All Witches!

Laurie Calkhoven

This powerful collection of favourite movie moments is readers' gateway to the most empowering witches of our age!

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Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Alexandra Stewart, Joe Todd-Stanton, Ranulph Fiennes

In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever ... Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing...

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 Read reviewYayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity

Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity

Sarah Suzuki, Ellen Weinstein

Provides an introduction to the Japanese artist who is known for her use of dots.

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Big Cats, Little Cats: A Visual Guide to the World's Cats

Big Cats, Little Cats: A Visual Guide to the World’s Cats

Jim Medway

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Being in Your Body (Guided Journal)

Being in Your Body (Guided Journal)

Fariha Roisin, Monica Ramos

An illustrated journal filled with empowering writing practices for approaching your body with compassion.

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If You Want to Blitz Your Year 12 Exams Read This Book

If You Want to Blitz Your Year 12 Exams Read This Book

Alexandra Smith

The must-read book for anyone in their last two years of high school A little book with the potential to make a big difference...

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Why Don't Fish Drown?

Why Don’t Fish Drown?

Anna Claybourne, Claire Goble

A fun introduction to the world of animals and some of nature's tricky questions

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Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Jessica Valenti

Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.

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Horses: Wild & Tame

Horses: Wild & Tame

Jarom Vogel, Iris Volant

A beautifully illustrated journey through the history of human and horse interaction, from our earliest cave paintings to today's beloved companions!

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Egyptomania

Emma Giuliani, Carole Saturno

A beautifully illustrated, lift-the-flap book telling the story of ancient Egypt in a stylish and captivating format.

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Anatomy: A Cutaway Look Inside the Human Body

Anatomy: A Cutaway Look Inside the Human Body

Jean-Claude Druvert, Helene Druvert

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The Amazing Animal Atlas

The Amazing Animal Atlas

Nick Crumpton, Gaia Bordicchia

Open up this super-sized atlas and prepare to be immersed in the beauty of our natural world! From the great winding Ganges river in India to the thick conifer forests of northern Europe, travel across the globe to discover the...

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Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe

Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe

Dara O'Briain

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The Ultimate Book Of Space

The Ultimate Book Of Space

Anne-Sophie Baumann

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Scientist Academy

Scientist Academy

Steve Martin, Essi Kimpimaki

Kids can learn essential skills to start their own scientific journey with this engaging title. Create a pendulum, uncover some fossils, study the solar system - the sky's the limit!

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Finding Gobi (Younger Readers edition)

Finding Gobi (Younger Readers edition)

Dion Leonard

Finding Gobi is the ultimate story of hope and friendship - proving once again, that dogs really are ‘man's best friend.'

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Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Laura Barcella

Fight Like a Girl profiles fifty iconic women who have worked to further women's rights in a wide variety of ways.

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The Variety of Life

The Variety of Life

Nicola Davies, Lorna Scobie

A beautiful, vibrant and engaging celebration of diversity within the Animal Kingdom.

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David Astle's Gargantuan Book of Words

David Astle’s Gargantuan Book of Words

David Astle

A fun-filled, action-packed activity book by Australia's funniest and best-loved word guy!

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Discovering Bugs

Discovering Bugs

Julius Csotonyi

The most innovative and exciting new book on the world's most spellbinding bugs, featuring an in-your-face look at more than fifty fascinating insects--as if through a magnifying glass!

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Dinosaur Atlas

Dinosaur Atlas

Lonely Planet Kids

It's time to explore lost prehistoric lands and the huge variety of dinosaurs that roamed them. Kids can unfold maps and lift the flaps to reveal amazing illustrations and facts about how dinosaurs lived and where they were...

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Ten Pound Pom

Ten Pound Pom

Carole Wilkinson (Author), Liz Anelli (Illustrator)

In the 1950s and 60s Australia welcomed thousands of British immigrants as part of the Assisted Passage Migration Scheme. Ten Pound Pom is the true story of award-winning author Carole Wilkinson's immigration to Australia.

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Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

An empowering, hands-on STEM project book featuring beloved character Iggy Peck, Architect!

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Hirameki: Clouds

Hirameki: Clouds

Peng & Hu

Hirameki - ‘brainwave' or ‘flash of inspiration' in Japanese - is where doodling and imagination come together. Simply put, it's the art of turning a random blot into something amazing, just by adding a few dots and...

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A is for Australian Animals

A is for Australian Animals

Frane Lessac

With vibrant paintings and fascinating facts, this picture book introduces readers to 38 weird and wonderful creatures of Down Under in a vivid celebration of the fauna that makes Australia unique. Full color.

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Dinosaur Detective's Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

Dinosaur Detective’s Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

Sophie Guerrive

A hide-and-seek adventure with the Dinosaur Detective, which will challenge children of all ages to test their spotting skills.

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Gaolbird

Gaolbird

Simon Barnard

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Animals Of A Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium

Animals Of A Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium

Maja Safstrom

A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about extinct animals.Maja Säfström

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Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind

Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind

Corinne Maier, Anne Simon

Delve into the minds of three of the most important thinkers from the 19th and 20th centuries with this collected form of graphic biographies

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Dr Karl's Little Book of Space

Dr Karl’s Little Book of Space

Karl Kruszelnicki

All the best bits about space from Dr Karl's Big, Even Bigger and Biggest Book of Science Stuff and Nonsense in one little book!

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The Girl Guide

The Girl Guide

Marawa Ibrahim, Sinem Erkas

The first book in a new series about growing up. Written for young girls becoming women, and containing 50 lessons, anecdotes and stories about puberty, written in consultation with US Doctor Janice K Hillman.

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The Treehouse Fun Book 2

The Treehouse Fun Book 2

Andy Griffiths, Jill Griffiths, Terry Denton

The second activity book, bursting with even more fun, based on the exciting world of the bestselling Treehouse series.

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Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers

Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

Ignite your creativity with this activity book inspired by the main character of New York Times bestselling Rosie Revere, Engineer

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Into the White: Scott'S Antarctic Odyssey

Into the White: Scott’S Antarctic Odyssey

Joanna Grochowicz

If you're into happy endings, best look someplace else. This story does not end well. This is a story where men die and their dreams of greatness with them. But it is a fine story and one that is worth telling, from heroic...

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Finding Nevo

Nevo Zisin

Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, daughter, son, teacher, student, friend, gay, bi, lesbian, trans, homo, Jew, dyke, masculine, feminine, androgynous, queer.

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First Words - Spanish

First Words - Spanish

Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield, Sebastien Iwohn

Bring the Spanish language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book. Perfect for the whole family, it features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is...

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The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie: Founding Father or Failure?

The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie: Founding Father or Failure?

Michael Sedunary, Bern Emmerichs

The story of Lachlan Macquarie is an important story in the history of modern Australia that has been largely lost to the current generation of school children. Whilst we've all seen many things named after Macquarie, few realise...

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Young Readers' Edition)

Lion: A Long Way Home (Young Readers' Edition)

Saroo Brierley

As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.

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Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks

Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks

Gina Newton

This book brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states and territories, and over 120 animals.

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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Elisa Munso

Meet the world's most famous crime author in this book for readers as young as 4 years.Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Frau Isa

Meet the one of the world's most famous scientists in this book for readers as young as 4 years. Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

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Where's the Baby?

Where’s the Baby?

Britta Teckentrup

Britta Teckentrup returns w ith a fourth spotting book in her bestselling series. Can you spot the baby animal?

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Pizza!: An Interactive Recipe Book

Pizza!: An Interactive Recipe Book

Lotta Nieminen, Meagan Bennett

Cook pizza from scratch in this fully interactive recipe book that allows readers mix the ingredients, knead the dough, spread the sauce, and more!

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Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance: A True Story

Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance: A True Story

Banjo Woorunmurra, Howard Pedersen

The true story of the Aboriginal resistance fighter, Jandamarra, whose legend is etched into the Australian landscape.

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F2 World of Football: How to Play Like a Pro (Skills Book 1)

F2 World of Football: How to Play Like a Pro (Skills Book 1)

F2 Freestylers

We're The F2 and this is our World of Football. Inside we give away the biggest secrets of the greatest footballers on the planet. Want tricks like Neymar? Or to hit free-kicks like Ronaldo? Or to dribble like Messi? We show you...

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The Book of Bees

The Book of Bees

Piotr Socha, Wojciech Grajkowski

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of...

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Things That Grow

Things That Grow

Libby Walden, Becca Stadtlander

The world around us is always growing and changing - no two days are ever the same! Use this beautifully illustrated book to slow the passage of time and discover how a seed transforms into a mighty tree, understand how mountains...

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The School of Music

The School of Music

Meurig Bowen, Daniel Frost, Rachel Bowen

Welcome to the School of Music, a place bursting with talent, creative energy and special encounters. Let the professors guide you through 40 lessons and learn how to: make it... listen to it, and write it.

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Kate Pankhurst

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the...

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First Words - French

First Words - French

Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield, Sebastien Iwohn

Bring the French language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book. Perfect for the whole family, it features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is...

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How Super Cool Stuff Works

How Super Cool Stuff Works

DK

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The Street Beneath My Feet

The Street Beneath My Feet

Charlotte Guillian, Yuval Zommer

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the ground under the streets? What about in the countryside? Explore different environments in this vibrant concertina book.

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A Field Guide to Fantastical Beasts

A Field Guide to Fantastical Beasts

Olento Salaperainen

A Field Guide to Fantastical Beasts offers a beautiful introduction to a whole host of mythical creatures, from fairies, gremlins and gnomes through to dragons, giants and creatures of the deep. Wonderful illustrations accompany...

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Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

Stella Tarakson

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Smart About Sharks

Smart About Sharks

Owen Davey

Smart About Sharks  uses fun illustrations to explain the ins and outs of the ocean's most fascinating and misunderstood creatures.  

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Life Story

Life Story

Virginia Lee Burton

Tells the history of earth from beginning to present day. This book helps the readers gain an understanding of the planet's history and their leading roles in it. It includes the information on fossil records and the geologic...

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Jokelopedia 4th Edition: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever!

Jokelopedia 4th Edition: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever!

Eva Blank, Alison Benjamin, Rosanne Green, Ilana Weitzman, Mike Wright

Jokelopedia is a collection of more than 1,700 kid friendly jokes, tongue twisters, riddles, and puns. The perfect gift for the incurable jokesters not to mention the quieter kids who still love a good laugh.

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