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              You Can't Count on Dinosaurs: An Almost Counting Book

              You Can't Count on Dinosaurs: An Almost Counting Book (Hardback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Elwick, Elissa

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              A counting story that goes wrong when one hungry little T-Rex can't help himself from gobbling up the other dinosaurs!Let's count dinosaurs! Rex the T-Rex is 1. Add Patty the Diplodocus, that's 2. And here's comes Brian the Anklyosaurus to make 3. But wait, where's Brian gone? Re...x? Rex! You didn't EAT him, did you? Oh NAUGHTY Rex! The truth is, you just CAN'T count on dinosaurs.In this counting book with a difference, Philip Ardagh and Elissa Elwick bring prehistoric chaos and trouble-making dinosaurs to every page for a truly fun, interactive way to learn how to count to 10.
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              ISBN 9781406364385
              Released AU 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              Stick and Fetch Off the Leash

              Stick and Fetch Off the Leash (Paperback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Elwick, Elissa

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              The third story about detective duo (and best friends!) Sally Stick and her dog Fetch. Together, they're Stick and Fetch: Detectives. A girl. A dog. A detective agency. Stick and Fetch are on holiday, but even in a rickety old seaside hotel there are plenty of crimes to solve and... mysteries to unravel. Such as, who is Major Mayhem? Why is that door frightened? And where could the small-bottle-of-shampoo robbers be hiding? This lovable pair are on the case and undeterred despite plenty of mishaps, misdeeds and misunderstandings along the way. A fun-filled adventure featuring two hapless investigators with a LOT of hair.
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              ISBN 9781406392395
              Released AU 1 Jul 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Stick and Fetch Adventures
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              Bunnies on the Bus

              Bunnies on the Bus (Paperback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Mantle, Ben

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              Watch out! Move out of the way! Hold onto your tails! There are ... BUNNIES ON THE BUS! And they aren't stopping for ANYONE!The bunnies have taken over the bus and they're on a wild ride across the streets of Sunnytown! They whizz past the bus stop, swerve around corners and zoom... over crossings on a non-stop roller coaster adventure! There are bunnies on the roof! Bunnies in the aisle! DO sit down, bunnies, or you'll end up in a pile! Eventually, they come to a stop ... at the train station. And what's that they've spotted? A TRAIN! Uh-oh, here we go again... A hilarious romp of a book, with a fantastic read-aloud rhyming text and spectacular illustrations.
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              ISBN 9781406394016
              Released AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              The Pirate Captain's Cat
               

              The Pirate Captain's Cat (Paperback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Biddulph, Rob

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              • Pub Date
                1 Nov 20

              Meet Furry Purry Beancat - one EXTRAORDINARY cat with nine EXTRAORDINARY lives!

              ISBN 9781471184017
              Released AU 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series The Nine Lives of Furry Purry Beancat
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              The Wrong End of the Stick: Stick and Fetch Investigate

              The Wrong End of the Stick: Stick and Fetch Investigate (Paperback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Elwick, Elissa

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              In this hilarious sequel to the hugely popular Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Sally Stick and her shaggy best friend Fetch discover plenty more mysteries to solve. Like, Is there a beaver loose in the town? Who is the handbag thief? And, most importantly, Why does Uncle Bob's house a...lways smell of biscuits? Somehow, despite the accidents, misunderstandings and general confusion that dog the hapless pair wherever they go, they always get results. And they have a lot of fun along the way!
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              ISBN 9781406376500
              Released AU 1 May 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Stick and Fetch Adventures
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              The Little Adventurers: Leafy the Pet Leaf

              The Little Adventurers: Leafy the Pet Leaf (Paperback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Elwick, Elissa

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              If you're brave, helpful, honest, good to your planet and kind to animals (even ones that don't do much ... like boring worms) then you, too, can be a LITTLE ADVENTURER.

              ISBN 9781406364354
              Released AU 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Little Adventurers
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              Little Adventurers: What Bear? Where?

              Little Adventurers: What Bear? Where? (Hardback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Elwick, Elissa

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              If you're brave, helpful, honest, good to your planet and kind to animals (even ones that don't do much ... like boring worms) then you, too, can be a Little Adventurer.From the award-winning Philip Ardagh, and rising illustration talent Elissa Elwick, comes the second instalment... in a brand-new picture book series! Meet the Little Adventurers - Finnegan, Sprat, Floss and Peanut. Each week they meet in their top-secret shed HQ, ready to share their fun with you! This week, their mission is to spot animals - creepy-crawly, furry or fishy! But animal-spotting day is not without its challenges for such an imaginative troop of friends... Even with Sprat's homemade binoculars on-hand, hosepipes can be mistaken for snakes, dad's broom for a prickly hedgehog, and - eek! - can that really be a grizzly bear lurking behind that bush? With an activity idea and an information page with every story in the series, the Little Adventurers four will encourage hours of immersive play, and will ignite the imagination of curious explorers everywhere.
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              ISBN 9781406364361
              Released AU 1 Sep 2017
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Little Adventurers
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              The Grunts in a Jam

              The Grunts in a Jam (Hardback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Scheffler, Axel

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              The third book in this superlatively silly series sees the gloriously grubby Grunts family head to a country fair so Mrs Grunt's mother can enter her homemade jam in the Preserves, Jams and Jellies Competition. There's nothing in that plan to suggest they'll encounter sabotage, b...ad poetry and prison, is there?
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              ISBN 9780857630759
              Released AU 22 Oct 2014
              Publisher Nosy Crow
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series The Grunts
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              Grubtown Tales: The Year that it Rained Cows: Grubtown Tales
               

              Grubtown Tales: The Year that it Rained Cows: Grubtown Tales (Paperback, Main)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Paillot, Jim

              A startled cow falling out of nowhere onto Limbo Goulash while he's riding Marley Gripe's bicycle marks the start of a chain of events strange even by Grubtown's standards. With Mayor Flabby Gomez throwing a wobbly, all chief of police, Grabby Hanson, can do is have the cow-feari...ng townsfolk watch the skies.
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              ISBN 9780571242337
              Released AU 17 Jun 2009
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Grubtown Tales
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              The Little Adventurers: Sandy Sand Sandwiches

              The Little Adventurers: Sandy Sand Sandwiches (Paperback)

              By Ardagh, Philip; Illustrated by Elwick, Elissa

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              If you're brave, honest, helpful, good to your planet and kind to animals (even ones that don't do much ... like worms) then you, too, can be a Little Adventurer.From the award-winning Philip Ardagh, and illustrator Elissa Elwick, comes the third installment in the Little Adventu...rers trilogy! Meet the Little Adventurers - Finnegan, Sprat, Floss and Peanut. Each week they meet in their top-secret shed HQ, ready to share their fun with you! This week it's hot, hot, hot, so their mission is to ... cool down, at the BEACH! The four friends pack their snazzy swimsuits and hop into Finnegan's daddy's car. They're going to make sand sculptures, lick ice cream cones and, best of all, see what teeny-tiny rockpool creatures they can find... With an activity idea and an information page at the back of every story, the Little Adventurers will encourage hours of immersive play, and will ignite the imagination of curious explorers everywhere.
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              ISBN 9781406385625
              Released AU 1 May 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Little Adventurers
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