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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
              Availability
              Out of print
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              Rosie's Magic Horse

              Rosie's Magic Horse (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Sir 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
              Availability
              Title is temporarily out of stock
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              The Marzipan Pig

              The Marzipan Pig (Paperback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              "There is," said the marzipan pig, "such sweetness in me!"From the inimitable team of Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake, the pair behind Captain Najork and The Twenty Elephant Restaurant, comes an enchanting story of a little pig made of marzipan. Fallen behind the sofa, nobody hea...rs the lost marzipan pig's cries for help. And, after many months, a mouse discovers him and eats him up, having never known such sweetness. But a longing to be loved passes from the marzipan pig to the mouse ... and so begins a curious chain of events featuring a dancing owl, a glowing taxi meter, a buzzing bee and a pinky-orange hibiscus flower - all triggered by the little lost marzipan pig. Each encounter more wonderful and more romantic than the last, just how far will the marzipan's sweetness travel?
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              ISBN 9781406373325
              Released AU 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant
               

              The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • RRP: $25.99
              • $12.63
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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
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Soonchild
               

              Soonchild (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Deacon, Alexis

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.60
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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
              Availability
              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. $36.99
              • $29.59
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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
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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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

              • RRP: $34.50
              • $29.48
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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
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Ace Dragon Ltd
               

              Ace Dragon Ltd (Hardback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $18.69
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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
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              A Near Thing for Captain Najork
               

              A Near Thing for Captain Najork (Paperback)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.60
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              Another classic from Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake, featuring a jam-powered frog and an eccentric headmistress ... as nutty and compulsive as ever.

              ISBN 9781406355642
              Released AU 1 Apr 2015
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Bread and Jam for Frances

              Bread and Jam for Frances (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Abridged edition)

              By Hoban, Russell; Illustrated by Hoban, Lillian

              • RRP: $8.99
              • $6.74
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              Can there be too much bread and jam? Readers and pre-readers, in groups or independently, will find even more to love about the unstoppable Frances in this oversized edition as the book gently, amusingly, most effectively (Booklist) makes its point. Full color.

              ISBN 9780060838003
              Released AU 17 Mar 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 4-9 years
              Series I Can Read Books: Level 2
              Availability
              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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