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              The Little Refugee

              The Little Refugee (Hardback)

              By Do, Anh; Do, Suzanne; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, 'Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay.' Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-tor...n Vietnam in an overcrowded boat.
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              ISBN 9781742378329
              Published AU 1 Nov 2011
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Pandemic
               

              Pandemic (Hardback)

              By French, Jackie; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

              • RRP: $24.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Nov 20

              The war carried the Spanish flu across the world. Faces grew masks. Shops and schools wore signs that said, Closed. Families nursing the sick drew their curtains together to say their house was quarantined... From the award-winning creators of Flood, Fire, Cyclone and Drought, co...mes this powerful story of humanity prevailing during a pandemic.
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              ISBN 9781760976088
              Published AU 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Little Lion: A Long Way Home
               

              Little Lion: A Long Way Home (Hardback)

              By Brierley, Saroo; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              • Pub Date
                3 Nov 20

              The extraordinary true story of survival that became an international bestseller and was made into the award-winning film, Lion, starring Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel. Now a stunning picture book illustrated by award-winning illustrator Bruce Whatley. Can you imagine being lost an...d not finding your way home again? Saroo Brierley became lost on a train in India when he was only five. He survived for weeks on the streets, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by his Australian family. Despite being happy, Saroo always wondered about where he was from. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for. This incredible true story celebrates the importance of hope and never giving up.
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              ISBN 9780143795094
              Published AU 3 Nov 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-8 years
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              Happy Birthday Wombat
               

              Happy Birthday Wombat (Paperback)

              By French; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              • Pub Date
                5 Nov 20

              Bestselling Mothball is back - with birthday cake! (Carrot, of course.) She eats, she sleeps, she scratches. But today it's Mothball's birthday and it's time to celebrate! Created by author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, Happy Birthday Wombat is a very funny picture... book about enjoying a special day - as seen through the eyes of the world's most famous wombat. PRAISE FOR DIARY OF A WOMBAT AND OTHER BOOKS STARRING MOTHBALL 'French and Whatley have conjured an affectionate, believable wombat self-portrait' - The New York Times Book Review 'I absolutely love the tone of Mothball's diary entries - the dry brevity and classic wombat behaviour that's made this gorgeous creature an Aussie literary treasure. Whatley's divinely funny illustrations yet again make for an all-rounder of a book that will loosen smiles on readers of any age' - Kids' Book Review
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              ISBN 9781460751602
              Published AU 5 Nov 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 3-6 years
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              Diary of a Wombat

              Diary of a Wombat (Paperback, New title)

              By French, Jackie; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              This wombat leads a very busy and demanding life. She wrestles unknown creatures, runs her own digging business and most difficult of all - trains her humans. Find out how she fits this into her busy schedule around sleeping, scratching and eating.

              ISBN 9780207198366
              Published AU 9 Apr 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 3-6 years
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              The Queen with the Wobbly Bottom: Little Hare Books

              The Queen with the Wobbly Bottom: Little Hare Books (Hardback)

              By Gwynne, Phillip; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              The Queen is beautiful, clever and popular, but all she can think of is her bottom. It wobbles like raspberry jelly, and the queen doesn't like it. When she offers a reward for a solution to the royal wobble, hopeful candidates turn up in droves with cures of every kind. But none... of them work, and the queen eventually discovers that real beauty comes from within.
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              ISBN 9781921714597
              Published AU 2 Apr 2012
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Wombat Wins

              Wombat Wins (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              The school sports day is on and Mothball wombat is competing! She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. But can this wombat win? From the award-winning, bestelling creators of DIARY OF A WOMBAT. This is a book about a wombat ...winning. Yes, Mothball has become an athlete, albeit a li...ttle accidentally. In her never-ending quest for carrots Mothball stumbles upon the children at the local school competing in the school sports. And despite her somewhat limiting physique and lack of training, Mothball manages to go home with a gold medal. Why puff and pant when you can eat, sleep and scratch? Ages 3+
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              ISBN 9780732299583
              Published AU 24 Jul 2017
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              Dippy and the Dinosaurs (Dippy the Diprotodon, #2)

              Dippy and the Dinosaurs (Dippy the Diprotodon, #2) (Hardback)

              By French, Jackie; Whatley, Bruce; With Whatley, Ben Smith

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              An 'Ice Age' meets Diary of a Wombat story Dippy the diprotodon is the BIGGEST and friendliest wombat who lived 100,000 years ago. Dippy has dug a new hole. A BIG hole, which leads him to a strange new world - and even stranger new friends. But do these giant creatures really jus...t want to play? Based on a concept by Ben Smith Whatley and brought to life by the creators of the internationally bestselling Diary of a Wombat, this is an hilarious story of prehistoric daring and chaos set in the fascinating world of ancient Australian megafauna. PRAISE FOR DIPPY'S BIG DAY OUT 'Dippy's Big Day Out is deceptively simple but fosters adventure, curiosity, self-sufficiency and getting enough rest after play.' Books+Publishing
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              ISBN 9781460754092
              Published AU 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 3-6 years
              Series Dippy the Diprotodon
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              The Tortoise and the Hare

              The Tortoise and the Hare (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

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              This classic tale about a race between a confident hare and a humble tortoise has been illustrated and retold by Australian childrens books creator, Bruce Whatley.

              ISBN 9781760663360
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
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              The Ugliest Dog in the World

              The Ugliest Dog in the World (Paperback, New edition)

              Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

              • RRP: $15.99
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              This is the story of a very ugly dog.

              ISBN 9780207174278
              Published AU 5 Nov 1992
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children
              Series Picture bluegum
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