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              Books by Claire Saxby

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              The Anzac Billy
               

              The Anzac Billy (Hardback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Jackson, Mark; Potter, Heather

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.99
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              A tender, moving story of a child waiting at home for the return of his father from serving in WWI. During World War I, Australian and New Zealand soldiers on the front were sent Christmas care packages in a tin billy. The Anzac Billy is the heartwarming story of a little boy pac...king a billy with all his father's favourite things - added to by mum and grandma - even though he realises there is no way that the billy can actually go to a particular soldier.Perfectly researched, exquisitely rendered, no reader could fail to be moved by this story of Australian and New Zealand soldiers.
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              ISBN 9781925126815
              Published AU 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-7 years
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              Australia's Second World War #2: Haywire - The Dunera Boys

              Australia's Second World War #2: Haywire - The Dunera Boys (Paperback)

              By Saxby, Claire

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              In 1939, 14-year-old Tom lives in Hay where his family runs the local bakery. Max Gruber is nearly fourteen-years-old. He is sent to his Uncle Ferdy in London, but is then interred and shipped to Australia aboard the Dunera. He arrives in Hay and meets Tom. The two boys become fr...iends and find their lives and their friendship influenced by a far-away conflict in Europe.
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              ISBN 9781742769196
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series Australia's Second World War
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              There Was an Old Sailor: who swallowed a whale ...

              There Was an Old Sailor: who swallowed a whale ... (Paperback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Allen, Cassandra

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              A delightful new twist on an old tale!There was an old sailor who swallowed a krill. I don't know why he swallowed the krill - it'll make him ill ... A nautical take on a much-loved rhyme.

              ISBN 9781760651664
              Published AU 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Koala

              Koala (Paperback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Vivas, Julie

              • RRP: $16.99
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              A fabulous addition to the award-winning narrative nonfiction Nature Storybook series, featuring the iconic Australian marsupial - the koala. It is time for Little Koala to leave the protection of his mother. But many challenges and dangers lie ahead for him as he searches for hi...s own home eucalypt and learns to be independent. During his search he encounters other territorial koalas, wanders through a bushfire-ravaged landscape and endures a night of storms.Koala is written by award-winning nonfiction picture book specialist Claire Saxby, and illustrated by the much-celebrated Julie Vivas, one of Australia's premier illustrators.
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              ISBN 9781760650919
              Published AU 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children
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              Emu

              Emu (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Byrne, Graham; By Saxby, Claire

              • RRP: $27.99
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              An exciting new addition to the narrative non-fiction series Nature Stories, about emus. Ages 5+.

              ISBN 9781922179708
              Published AU 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Nature Storybooks
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              Bird to Bird

              Bird to Bird (Hardback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Harris, Wayne

              • RRP: $26.99
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              Bird to Bird is based on a true story of recycled timber that dates back to a convict ship. A bird drops a seed on the floor of the forest, it grows into a tree. The tree is then cut down and the lumber sent to London. The wood is used to build beds on a convict boat that sails t...o Australia. It then becomes a loom, then part of a kitchen until finally it is carved by a craftsman into a beautiful bird.
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              ISBN 9781925381122
              Published AU 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Dingo
               

              Dingo (Paperback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Harricks, Tannya

              • RRP: $16.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 20

              The night is young and there is hunting to be done. An exciting new addition to the narrative nonfiction series Nature Storybooks, about dingoes. Can you see her? There - deep in the stretching shadows - a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun.... Dingo listens. Dusk is a busy time. Dusk is the time for hunting.This lyrical non-fiction picture book is written and illustrated by award-winning author Claire Saxby and stunningly illustrated by fine artist Tannya Harricks. Set amid the alpine forests of Victoria, Australia, the landscapes, mountains and forest in Dingo are just as real and vibrant as the dingo characters themselves.
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              ISBN 9781760651565
              Published AU 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Anzac Billy
               

              The Anzac Billy (Hardback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Jackson, Mark; Potter, Heather

              • RRP: $36.50
              • $29.20
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              A billy can't be posted, delivered on a bike, or sent in a car, truck or train. It has to be loaded on a ship with all those other Anzac billies for other soldier dads... During World War I, Australian soldiers serving on the front were sent Christmas care packages - tin billies ...filled by families and friends. This is the story of one little boy lovingly selecting, with the help of his mum and grandma, favourite and useful things for his dad's billy - butterscotch, nuts, handkerchiefs, writing paper and more. Then, with a wish that the billy makes it in time for Christmas Day, he sends it on its way... Sail, big ship of billies, sail far across the sea. Until you reach the other side, until you reach my dad...
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              ISBN 9781406388718
              Released AU 2 May 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Wild Pa

              Wild Pa (Paperback)

              By Saxby, Claire; Illustrated by Brecon, Connah

              • RRP: $14.99
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              Come celebrate the adventurer lurking in every grandad, pop and pa My Pa is not a quiet Pa, a sit-and-read-the-news Pa. My Pa is a Wild Pa - and Wild Pas are lots of fun.

              ISBN 9781760894535
              Published AU 15 Jul 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
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              Seadog

              Seadog (Paperback)

              By Jellett, Tom; Saxby, Claire

              • RRP: $14.99
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              Not since Harry the Dirty Dog has there been such a lovable puppy with such an aversion to pet grooming. A beautiful picture book about a lovable, but scruffy dog. Our dog is not a clean dog, a shiny or a fluffy dog. Our dog is a seadog

              ISBN 9781742756516
              Published AU 3 Mar 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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