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            Squishy Taylor and the Secret Envelope

            Squishy Taylor and the Secret Envelope (Paperback)

            By Wild, Ailsa; Illustrated by Wood, Ben

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            A hilarious junior fiction series from Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions! Sita `Squishy' Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building i...s huge ... and there's always plenty of mysteries to investigate! What's the best thing about hotel swimming pools? Can you live in two different places at once? How do you hide in plain sight? How do you make the biggest choice of your life? Australian superstar Squishy Taylor is a curious, likeable and instantly relatable hero for ALL kids aged 6 and up. She's part of a blended family - a new kind of normal for so many kids, whether it's a Modern Family or more of a Brady Bunch. Between nightly Skype-chats with her mum, dealing with a noisy baby or her two new `bonus sisters', there's always a new challenge or exciting mystery to solve. Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters (#1) was listed as a Notable Book in the 2017 CBCA Awards, and was shortlisted for the 2017 Readings Children's Book Prize. Squishy Taylor and the Tunnel of Doom (#6) was shortlisted for the Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature in 2017.
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            ISBN 9781760129637
            Published AU 1 May 2019
            Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Squishy Taylor
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            Friday Barnes 7: Bitter Enemies

            Friday Barnes 7: Bitter Enemies (Paperback)

            By Spratt, R. A.

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            The seventh book in the bestselling Friday Barnes detective series!

            ISBN 9780143784197
            Published AU 31 Jul 2017
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Mulberry Tree

            The Mulberry Tree (Paperback)

            By Rushby, Allison

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            A captivating, spooky mystery for middle-grade readers from acclaimed author Allison Rushby. Do naught wrong by the mulberry tree, or she'll take your daughters ... one, two, three. Ten-year-old Immy and her family run away from their storm cloud of problems to a tiny village in ...Cambridgeshire, England. When they find an adorable thatched cottage to begin a perfect new life in, the only downside is the ancient, dark and fierce-looking mulberry tree in the back garden. And the legend that comes with it - the villagers say the tree steals away girls living in the cottage on the eve of their eleventh birthday. Of course, Immy thinks this is ridiculous. Then she starts to hear a strange song in her head ... Allison Rushby's new novel for middle-grade readers is a captivating, spooky mystery.
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            ISBN 9781760650292
            Published AU 1 Jul 2018
            Publisher Walker Books Australia
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Out of the Blue
             

            Out of the Blue (Paperback, 6th edition)

            By Harvey, Pam; Panckridge, Michael

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            One autumn night when most people in the small town of Teasdale are sleeping the sky fills with strange blue flashing lights. Is it just a meteor shower? The town is buzzing with questions and ED Angus Hannah Gabby Ling and Sean set out to find the answers. Why do those two unfri...endly scientists have ?UFOSITE? written on their caravan? Was Byron Watts - the local unofficial UFO expert - really abducted by aliens as he claims? Then Sean discovers a mysterious canister on the old rifle range ... Is this what the UFOSITE people are looking for? And why is Gabby so moody and unhappy? What on Earth is going on?
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            ISBN 9780207200601
            Published AU 1 Apr 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Treasure Hunt
             

            Treasure Hunt (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rippin, Sally; Illustrated by Fukuoka, Aki

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            Billie and the Secret Mystery Club have been given a very important mystery to solve for the principal at school. A long time ago, a time capsule was hidden in the school somewhere, and it's up to the SMC to find it!

            ISBN 9781760122041
            Published AU 15 Sep 2014
            Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
            Interest Age Children
            Series Billie B Mysteries
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            Dead, Actually

            Dead, Actually (Paperback)

            By Delaney, Kaz

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            Willow's having a bad week. A dead body, a funeral and now she's being haunted by the star of it all, the dead queen of Ruth Throsby High herself, JoJo Grayson. Being dead hasn't made JoJo any nicer. She's still venomous and vacuous and, unfortunately, determined to stick around ...unless Willow finds out what happened.
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            ISBN 9781742378183
            Published AU 1 Mar 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Squishy Taylor and the Vase that Wasn't

            Squishy Taylor and the Vase that Wasn't (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wild, Ailsa; Illustrated by Wood, Ben

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            An apartment full of questions of a street full of mysteries ...* How could a vase disappear from a locked apartment?* How come EVERYONE is getting Dad's special forehead-kisses too?* Why does toast taste better on a balcony?* How do you get rid of a Chinese-warrior ghost?

            ISBN 9781760126773
            Published AU 1 Mar 2016
            Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
            Interest Age 7-11 years
            Series Squishy Taylor
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            The Thousand Dollar Tan Line: Veronica Mars 1: An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas

            The Thousand Dollar Tan Line: Veronica Mars 1: An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Rob; Graham, Jennifer

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            From Rob Thomas, the creator of the television series and movie phenomenon Veronica Mars, comes the first book in a thrilling mystery series that picks up where the feature film left off.

            ISBN 9781760112363
            Published AU 19 Nov 2014
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Veronica Mars
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            Fizz and the Handbag Dognapper: Fizz 4

            Fizz and the Handbag Dognapper: Fizz 4 (Paperback)

            By Gibbes, Lesley; Illustrated by King, Stephen Michael

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            In Book Four of this hilarious and action-packed series for newly confident readers, can Fizz find a way to save himself and his sister from the clutches of the Handbag Kidnapper in his most dangerous case yet?

            ISBN 9781760112899
            Published AU 1 Jul 2016
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 6-10 years
            Series Fizz
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            Alice-Miranda Holds the Key 15

            Alice-Miranda Holds the Key 15 (Paperback)

            By Harvey, Jacqueline

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            Alice-Miranda is home for the holidays! After a small horseriding accident, Alice-Miranda returns home from school to Highton Hall earlier than expected. Luckily, the holidays are just around the corner and her sprained ankle is on the mend. Alice-Miranda can't wait to spend some... time with Mrs Oliver and Shilly and also catch up with her friends Poppy and Jasper. There's also the annual Highton Hall garden party to plan! In the midst of the holiday fun, things take a turn when Alice-Miranda's father, Hugh, and the Kennington-Jones business suddenly fall into disrepute. All signs point to the malicious rumours being spread by someone in the village. With the help of her friends, will Alice-Miranda be able to get to the bottom of this very personal matter?
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            ISBN 9780143780700
            Published AU 30 Jan 2017
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 8-11 years
            Series Alice-Miranda
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