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              Jim's Lion
               

              Jim's Lion (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Deacon, Alexis

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $19.99
              • Out Of Print

              Jim is in hospital. He's frightened. What if the doctors send him somewhere that he can't find his way back from? Nurse Bami tells Jim that he must go to his good place and there, his finder will come looking for him. Everyone has a finder. And so, deep in Jim's dreams, he finds ...his: a lion.
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              ISBN 9781406346022
              Released AU 1 Jun 2014
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Rosie's Magic Horse

              Rosie's Magic Horse (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.99
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              Tells a story that begins with an ice-lolly stick. Its sweetness gone, it lies discarded and lonely... until a little girl called Rosie comes along. She places it carefully in her cigar box, full of other sticks.

              ISBN 9781406339826
              Released AU 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              The Rain Door

              The Rain Door (Paperback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              One hot summer Thursday, Harry meets the rag-and-bone man and his horse, and follows them through the rain door - to a whole other world behind the weather. When Harry hears a lion roar, he wants to get home as fast as he can... but that turns out to be easier said than done.

              ISBN 9781406343816
              Released AU 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant
               

              The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • Imp. $26.99
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              This table, said the man. What about the table? said the woman. It's wearing me out, he said. The man makes a decision. He finds a tablewood tree, cuts it down, saws it up and makes a new table. There's nothing like a new table. This one is strong enough for elephants to dance on...! But... Where would we get the elephants? said the woman.
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              ISBN 9781406358209
              Released AU 1 Nov 2014
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              A Near Thing for Captain Najork
               

              A Near Thing for Captain Najork (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • Imp. $38.50
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              Features Tom who invents a jam-powered frog, and he and his Aunt Bundlejoy Cosysweet take it out for a spin. When Captain Najork sees them hopping past his window, he and his hired sportsmen jump into their pedal-powered snake and set off in hot pursuit - bent on revenge after th...eir earlier defeat at womble, muck and sneedball.
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              ISBN 9781406347456
              Released AU 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Soonchild
               

              Soonchild (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Deacon, Alexis

              • Imp. $16.99
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              Somewhere in the Arctic Circle, Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs from her mother's womb. The World Songs are what inspire all newborns to come out into the world, and John must find them for her. But how?

              ISBN 9781406344189
              Released AU 1 Apr 2015
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Ace Dragon Ltd
               

              Ace Dragon Ltd (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

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              A fire-breathing dragon takes a boy on a fantastic sky-high adventure in this irresistible Hoban and Blake classic.

              ISBN 9781406357011
              Released AU 1 Jun 2015
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Bread and Jam for Frances
               

              Bread and Jam for Frances (Hardback, Newly illustrated ed)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Hoban, Lillian

              • Imp. $35.99
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              In this memorable story, Frances decides that bread and jam are all she wants to eat, and her understanding parents grant her wish - at breakfast, lunch, dinner and even at snacktime. Can there ever be too much bread and jam?

              ISBN 9780060223595
              Released AU 31 May 1993
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Mr. Rinyo-Clacton's Offer

              Mr. Rinyo-Clacton's Offer (Paperback, New edition)

              By Hoban, Russell

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $16.49
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              Jonathan Fitch is distraught when his girfriend, Serafina, leaves him. He is so desperate that when the peculiar Mr Rinyo-Clacton offers him one million pounds but only one year to live, he agrees to the proposal. But what happened next was even more shocking.

              ISBN 9780747561651
              Released AU 1 Jan 2004
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Linger Awhile

              Linger Awhile (Paperback, New edition)

              By Hoban, Russell

              • RRP: $23.99
              • $17.99
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              When eighty-three-year-old Irving Goodman falls in love with actress, Justine, she's been dead for 47 years. Irving may not know how he's going to attain his heart's desire but he knows a man who does. Istvan, a wizard of high technology, sees her on Irving's TV screen and hi-tec...hs Justine out of the video tape and into present-day Soho.
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              ISBN 9780747585770
              Released AU 1 Mar 2007
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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