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            Miss Franklin: How Miles Franklin's brilliant career began

            Miss Franklin: How Miles Franklin's brilliant career began (Hardback)

            By Hathorn, Libby; Illustrated by Lesnie, Phil

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            The story of iconic Australian writer Stella Miles Franklin, namesake of two major literary prizes, during her brief but formative time as a teenage governess is rural NSW. Forced to work to help support her family, Stella hates her job and longs for the freedom and excitement of... city life. While working, she meets a young orphan girl, Imp, who is almost as feisty as Stella herself, and who inspires the older girl to follow her dreams. Includes a a fact sheet about Stella Miles Franklin.
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            ISBN 9780734417879
            Published AU 28 May 2019
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Story Time Stars

            Story Time Stars (Hardback)

            By Reeder, Stephanie Owen

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            What makes a children's book character memorable? Is it their personality, the story they tell or the way they're depicted by the illustrator? Is it that they make us laugh or cry? Or is it that we can identify with them? Often, even as adults, we can remember what our favourite ...children's book characters said or conjure an image of them in our mind's eye. From Snugglepot and Cuddlepie to the green sheep and Pig the Pug, Australian children's book characters have always delighted the young and young-at-heart. Get together with old friends and meet new ones in this lighthearted retrospective of much-loved characters from over a century of Australian illustrated books for children. Many will be delighted to reencounter Albert, the cranky cut-and-come-again magic pudding, who has fought the puddin' thieves in multiple editions, as well as across the stage in musical theatre, puppet shows, animated films and opera. Others will be thrilled to see lovable grass tree Grug, who was once described by The New York Times as the `Elmo of Down Under', and who has bustled through over 30 picture books since he first appeared in Grug in 1979. \ With such classic characters included alongside newer stars, parents and grandparents can not only share their favourites, but can also get to know the newer characters who enchant their children and grandchildren. Today's little ones love to go searching for Mem Fox and Judy Horacek's green sheep, who won the CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year Award in 2005. They grump along with Nick Bland's bear, who has been cranky, itchy, hungry and noisy, to name but a few of his dispositions. And they giggle at greedy Pig, the pug, who is awfully mean to his flatmate Trevor, but who always gets his comeuppance in the end. All these characters and more showcase the breadth of Australian children's books over the last century and give readers of all ages the chance to get to know their favourite characters a little better.
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            ISBN 9780642279408
            Published AU 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher National Library of Australia
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Never Show A T-Rex A Book!

            Never Show A T-Rex A Book! (Paperback)

            By Sirdeshpande, Rashmi; Illustrated by Ewen, Diane

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            What would happen if you showed a T-Rex a book? Well, she wouldn't know what to do with it . . . would she? A madcap, super silly adventure story rooted in the transformative power of books, created by incredible new picture-book duo Rashmi Sirdeshpande and Diane Ewen

            ISBN 9780241392669
            Released AU 19 May 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            L. M. Montgomery
             

            L. M. Montgomery (Hardback)

            By Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel; Illustrated by Allepuz, Anuska

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            New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the famous writer, in this true story of her life.

            ISBN 9781786032959
            Released AU 26 Sep 2018
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Little People, Big Dreams
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            The Panem Companion: An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays
             

            The Panem Companion: An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Arrow, V.

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            An unofficial guide to the bestselling Hunger Games series. It brings Panem to life, from how Panem could have evolved from the America we know today to textual clues as to socioeconomics, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, and more in the districts and the Capitol. It also includes ...a full lexicon of character name etymologies.
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            ISBN 9781937856205
            Released AU 13 Dec 2012
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Writer to Writer: From Think to Ink
             

            Writer to Writer: From Think to Ink (Paperback)

            By Levine, Gail Carson

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            In this lively nonfiction book for young readers, bestselling author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing --

            ISBN 9780062275295
            Released AU 27 Jan 2015
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Big Ideas For Young Thinkers: 20 questions about life and the universe

            Big Ideas For Young Thinkers: 20 questions about life and the universe (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Jamia; Illustrated by Pippins, Andrea

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            Explore 25 of the biggest questions of our day in this beginner's guide to philosophy

            ISBN 9780711249202
            Released AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This
              

            SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This (Paperback)

            Edited by Gill, Nikita

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            Discover the freshest voices on the UK spoken word scene in Slam! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This edited by poetry sensation Nikita Gill.

            ISBN 9781529028300
            Released AU 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            100 Children's Books: that inspire our world
             

            100 Children's Books: that inspire our world (Hardback)

            By Salter, Colin

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            From the author of 100 Books That Changed The World, a definitive collection of the most beloved, original, inspiring, hysterical, heart-warming, compelling, rude and downright scary books that have enchanted children the world over.

            ISBN 9781911641087
            Released AU 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Astrid Lindgren

            Astrid Lindgren (Hardback, New edition)

            By Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel; Illustrated by Hunter, Linzie

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            Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Astrid Lindgren tells the inspiring story of the Swedish author and creator of Pippi Longstocking.

            ISBN 9781786037626
            Released AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Little People, Big Dreams
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