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              Red Dirt Diary 3: Blue's News

              Red Dirt Diary 3: Blue's News (Paperback)

              By Nannestad, Katrina

              Blue is excited! She's starting Hardbake Plains' first-ever newspaper with her friends Mat and Ben. The Bake Tribulation is an instant success, but Blue discovers that being an editor is not always easy. To make matters worse, her favourite teacher, Miss McKenzie, has run away to... Scotland and been replaced by the Colonel, an ex Scout leader. And as if that wasn't enough, Blue's mum is dusting off the old boarding school uniform! But Blue will not be defeated. She may not be able to control the press, but she might just have the perfect plan to get Miss McKenzie home. And boarding school? Her parents wouldn't dare ...Ages: 8-12
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              ISBN 9780733330704
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              Published AU 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children
              Series Red Dirt Diary
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              Lottie Perkins: Movie Star (Lottie Perkins, #1)
               

              Lottie Perkins: Movie Star (Lottie Perkins, #1) (Paperback)

              By Nannestad, Katrina; Illustrated by Koji, Makoto

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              The junior series launch of the year!Emerging readers will fall in love with this adorable and collectable new series from award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad.Ages 5+ 'Lights! Camera! Action!'That's my cue.'Harold,' I sigh. 'I think I'm in love.' My name's Charlotte..., but you can call me Lottie. I'm a movie star. At least, that's my thing this week. Charlotte Perkins is seven years old and can't wait to grow up - if only she could decide what she wanted to be! Luckily, no dream is too big for little Lottie Perkins!
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              ISBN 9780733339097
              Published AU 23 May 2018
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Lottie Perkins
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              The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome
               

              The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome (EPUB ebook)

              By Nannestad, Katrina

              He's the world's vaguest novelist. She's a shy and unusual child. Together, they're travelling the world, one book a time.'QUITE SIMPLY THE BEST SORT OF READING PLEASURE FROM THE FIRST PAGE TO THE LAST'-- Raven's Parlour Bookstore For the first ten years of Freja's life, she and ...her mother Clementine have roamed the Arctic in search of zoological wonders. Happy, content, together. Freja and Clem. Clem and Freja.But now, everything is changing, and Clementine must send Freja away to live with her old friend Tobias, a bestselling crime writer and, quite possibly, the most absent-minded man on earth. Tobias isn't used to life with a child, and Freja isn't used to people at all, but together they'll stumble into an Italian adventure so big that it will change things forever ...Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad returns with a delicious new series about family, friendship and finding yourself. AWARDSNotable Book - CBCA Book of the Year AwardsShortlisted - 2018 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards
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              ISBN 9781460708125
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              Published AU 23 Oct 2017
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Girl, the Dog and the Writer
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              Olive of Groves and the Right Royal Romp
               

              Olive of Groves and the Right Royal Romp (EPUB ebook)

              By Nannestad, Katrina; Illustrated by Masciullo, Lucia

              The third adventure in this incomparably witty and charming series from award-winning author Katrina Nannestad. How absolutely splendid! Dust the doorknobs. Polish the silver. Roll out the red carpet. The Queen is coming to Mrs Groves' Boarding School for Naughty Boys, Talking An...imals and Circus Performers for tea! Nothing, absolutely nothing, could possibly spoil this right royal moment. Except for the return of scheming villain, Pig McKenzie ... and the arrival of a strange, harsh woman called Thistlebloom ... and the fact that the Inspector of Schools has promised to close the doors of Groves forever if the Queen's visit does not run smoothly ... Oh deary, deary me! Nothing ever runs smoothly at Groves! Someone needs to take control. Someone clever, brave and practical. Someone with big ideas and an even bigger heart. Someone named Olive. But does our beloved heroine have what it takes, or is this the end of Groves, once and for all? Ages 8-12
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              ISBN 9781460703564
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              Published AU 19 Sep 2016
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age 8-11 years
              Series Olive of Groves
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              The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2)
               

              The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, Book 2) (EPUB ebook)

              By Nannestad, Katrina

              'FANS OF ... JACQUELINE HARVEY WILL LOVE THIS BOOK' -- Kids' Book Review on The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome When Freja and Tobias arrive in Claviers, Provence, it feels like home. The hilltop village is surrounded by olive groves, lavender fields and drifts of red poppie...s. The market square hides a world-famous patisserie and an antique merry-go-round. Pippin, their precocious young neighbour, and Vivi, the beautiful chef, fill their lives with chatter and laughter and love. For a moment, the girl, the dog and the writer are happy. But a spate of criminal activity casts a cloud over the village. Freja is determined to solve the mystery and uncover the villain, but the closer she gets, the more impossible things seem to become ...Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad is back with the much-anticipated sequel to the bestselling novel The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome. PRAISE FOR THE GIRL, THE DOG AND THE WRITER SERIES'sure to be treasured' -- Children's Book Council of Australia's Reading Time'Fans of the Clementine Rose and Alice-Miranda series by Jacqueline Harvey will love this book' -- Kids' Book Review'Children from eight up will really warm to this funny, sad, happy book, and many adults will be charmed too' -- The Book Bubble'The mini world that author Katrina Nannestad has created is every child's dream. 8+ readers will love this book' -- Better Reading2018 Australian Book Industry Awards -- Longlisted2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards -- Notable
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              ISBN 9781460708132
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              Published AU 22 Oct 2018
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Girl, the Dog and the Writer
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              Olive of Groves and the Great Slurp of Time
               

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              By Nannestad, Katrina; Illustrated by Masciullo, Lucia

              'Exciting, imaginative, charming and very, very funny' - Judith Rossell, award-winning author of WITHERING-BY-SEA on OLIVE OF GROVES 'Oh deary, deary me!' Mrs Groves cried. 'It really is! Right here! On the front porch to my esteemed Boarding School for Naughty Boys, Talking Anim...als and Circus Performers!'She was quite flabbergasted at the sight of it.Finally, however, she managed to get the words out.'It's a ... a ... What is it? Not a naughty boy. Not a talking animal. Not even a circus performer. Oh me, oh my! It's a time traveller!'When last we met Olive, she had defeated school bully and all-round nasty swine, Pig McKenzie, and proved her acrobatic skills, earning herself a place at Groves.But when a twelve-year-old time traveller lands on the doorstep, trouble is just a minute away, and soon Olive is off on an adventure as big as time itself ...Ages 8-12
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              ISBN 9781460703557
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              Published AU 26 Apr 2016
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children
              Series Olive of Groves
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              Olive of Groves
               

              Olive of Groves (EPUB ebook)

              By Nannestad, Katrina; Illustrated by Masciullo, Lucia

              Shortlisted for the 2016 Indie Awards, this bookseller favourite is now in paperback! Olive has always dreamed of attending boarding school, but Mrs Groves' Boarding School for Naughty Boys, Talking Animals and Circus Performers is not what she expected. To tell the truth, dear r...eader, it is not what anyone expected!The headmistress is completely bonkers and Pig McKenzie, school bully and all-round nasty swine, is determined to make Olive's life unbearable. Olive, however, is clever, sweet and kind, and soon gains the loyalty and devotion of three rats, a short-sighted moose, a compulsive liar and a goose who faints at the sight of cherries. But will friendship and wits be enough when Pig McKenzie puts his Truly Wicked Plan into gear? Or will Olive be cast out of Groves forever?'Exciting, imaginative, charming and very, very funny' - Judith Rossell, award-winning author of WITHERING-BY-SEAAges: 8-12
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              ISBN 9781460703533
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              Published AU 21 Sep 2015
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age 8-11 years
              Series Olive of Groves
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              Red Dirt Diaries
               

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              By Nannestad, Katrina

              Blue Weston's life is spiralling out of control. Her parents are sending her to boarding school next year. Her mad twin brothers are building pig chariots in the back shed. Her best friend has been abducted by aliens and replaced with a boy-crazy tween. And then there's the droug...ht that's showing no signs of ending soon... Age 9+.
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              ISBN 9780730494416
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              Published AU 17 Jan 2011
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Red Dirt Diaries
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              The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, #3)
               

              The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne (The Girl, the Dog and the Writer, #3) (EPUB ebook)

              By Nannestad, Katrina

              'AN ABSOLUTE DELIGHT TO READ, WITH LOTS OF CHARMING AND QUIRKY CHARACTERS' -- Better Reading Freja and her mother, Clementine, are reunited at last. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Sw...iss chocolate!Everything seems perfect, until poor Lady P appears, bandaged from head to toe after a fall -- or was it a push? Crimes break out across the city, all involving chocolate. Clementine doesn't seem her usual self. And still Freja has not solved the biggest mystery -- who is Tobias Appleby?All will be revealed in the girl, the dog and the writer's final adventure by award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad. PRAISE FOR THE GIRL, THE DOG AND THE WRITER SERIES'sure to be treasured' -- Children's Book Council of Australia's Reading Time'Children from eight up will really warm to this funny, sad, happy book, and many adults will be charmed too' -- The Book Bubble'Fans of... Jacqueline Harvey will love this book' -- Kids' Book Review on The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome'an absolute delight to read, with lots of charming and quirky characters ... The mini world that author Katrina Nannestad has created is every child's dream' -- Better Reading2018 Australian Book Industry Awards -- Longlisted2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards -- Notable
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              ISBN 9781460708149
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              Published AU 24 Sep 2019
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Girl, the Dog and the Writer
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              Red Dirt Diaries: Blue About Love
               

              Red Dirt Diaries: Blue About Love (EPUB ebook)

              By Nannestad, Katrina

              Award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad's much-loved RED DIRT DIARIES, now with amazing new covers! Ages: 8-12 I'm going to be a bridesmaid. Mat, Lynette and me. Long, pink shiny dresses and flowers in our hair. Leading Miss McKenzie down the aisle to disaster. I think ...I'm going to puke ... When Blue's favourite teacher announces she's engaged, Blue thinks she must have lost her mind. Why would Miss McKenzie want to get married? Especially to someone named James Linley Welsh-Pearson! Surely it couldn't be because she loves him - could it? Can Blue stop the wedding in time or will Miss McKenzie leave Hardbake Plains ... forever? Ages 8+
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              ISBN 9780730499428
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              Published AU 1 Feb 2012
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age Children
              Series Red Dirt Diaries
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