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              August 2019 Release

              List of titles published from 26 July to 25 August 2019.

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              Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet

              Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet (Paperback)

              By Camerini, Valentina; Illustrated by Veci Carratello, Veronica

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Greta's story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference. It's 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports rising temperatures, and there have been numerous fires throughout Swe...den. Fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg decides she can't wait any longer- politicians have to do something to save the environment. Instead of returning to school, Greta takes a placard and goes on strike in front of Sweden's parliament building. Greta's protest began the Fridays for Future - or School Strike 4 Climate - movement, which millions have now joined around the world. Greta has spoken at COP24, the UN summit on climate change, and has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is her story, but also that of many other girls and boys around the world willing to fight against the indifference of the powerful for a better future. For readers aged 9 to 12.
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              ISBN 9781760642198
              Published AU 19 Aug 2019
              Publisher Black Inc
              Interest Age Children
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              Dog Man 7: For Whom the Ball Rolls

              Dog Man 7: For Whom the Ball Rolls (Hardback, Library ed.)

              Illustrated by Pilkey, Dav

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              Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!

              ISBN 9781338236590
              Released AU 13 Aug 2019
              Publisher Scholastic US
              Interest Age 7-10 years
              Series Dog Man
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              Toffle Towers 1: Fully Booked

              Toffle Towers 1: Fully Booked (Paperback)

              By Harris, Tim; Illustrated by Foley, James

              • RRP: $14.99
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              Toffle Towers hotel has been run by a Toffle for over one hundred years - and it's about to be inherited by the next generation. Chegwin Toffle is only ten years old. But he isn't going to let that stop him from turning this run-down hotel into a success. Chegwin is determined to... transform Toffle Towers from a boring hotel for grown-ups into an incredibly exciting destination for children (and their families). But running a hotel isn't easy. Chegwin has a lot to learn, and his tendency to drift off into daydreams isn't helping. Chegwin has plenty of ideas. But can he turn his madcap daydreams into reality?
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              ISBN 9780143795421
              Published AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              You Might Find Yourself

              You Might Find Yourself (Hardback)

              By Snaith, Tai

              • RRP: $24.99
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              A delightful picture book that celebrates empathy, compassion and the power of the imagination.

              ISBN 9781760760335
              Published AU 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              It Sounded Better In My Head

              It Sounded Better In My Head (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kenwood, Nina

              • RRP: $19.99
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              From a debut Melbourne writer comes the big-hearted romantic comedy of the year, an addictive and joyful celebration of the awkward teen in all of us. The winner of the 2018 Text Prize, with rights already sold in six territories.

              ISBN 9781925773910
              Published AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs
               

              A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs (Board Book)

              By Van Gessel, Fred

              • RRP: $22.99
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              Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to introduce both children and ...adults to the wonders of bird song. Each of the 12 species covered - Morepork, Kaka, Sacred Kingfisher, Grey Warbler, Silvereye, Bellbird, Tui, Fantail, Chaffinch, Song Thrush, Blackbird and Starling - has a short description explaining some fascinating facts about that bird. Then the reader can press the relevant button on the panel on the side of the book and a short burst of the bird's song will be played via the accompanying speaker. The book is aimed in particular at children, but is great fun for all the family and perfect for helping to foster an interest in the amazing wildlife that lives right alongside us in our homes. It's ideal for keeping on the windowsill overlooking the backyard. The species covered have been specially selected as ones that will occur in and around most backyards in the country, however big or small. If you need a reminder of the twittering and fluty song of the Tui, or the Chaffinch's cascade of notes, it is simply a case of pushing the button. All in all this is a perfect title for anyone, young or old, who enjoys the natural world and listening to the songs and calls of our familiar backyard birds.
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              ISBN 9781925546415
              Published AU 15 Aug 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Clockill and the Thief
               

              The Clockill and the Thief (Paperback)

              By Ward, Gareth

              • RRP: $17.99
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              This fantastic follow-up to the Storylines Tessa Duder Award-winning The Traitor and the Thief is just as exciting and action-packed as the first instalment. Sin is dying, poisoned by his blue blood. His troubles deepen when the traitor who poisoned him escapes from the custody o...f the Covert Operations Group and sets out for revenge. COG tasks Sin, his friend Zonda Chubb and their frenemy Velvet Von Darque with recapturing the traitor, whatever the cost. Taking to the air in pursuit, they must battle skypirates and the terrifying Clockill to complete their mission. But with his condition worsening, can Sin survive long enough to save his friends, himself and the day?
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              ISBN 9781760651206
              Published AU 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Argh! There's a Skeleton Inside You!

              Argh! There's a Skeleton Inside You! (Hardback)

              By Ben-Barak, Idan; Frost, Julian

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Quog and Oort are on their way to Kevin's birthday party. Unfortunately, their spaceship has crashed. Pick up this book to lend them a hand! An interstellar exploration of hands and what's inside them, from the award-winning creators of the internationally successful Do Not Lick ...This Book.
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              ISBN 9781760631635
              Published AU 5 Aug 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 4-6 years
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              Plastic: Past, Present and Future

              Plastic: Past, Present and Future (Hardback)

              By Kim, Eun-ju; Illustrated by Li, Ji-won

              • RRP: $27.99
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              Where does all the plastic waste go? Journey through the life cycle of plastic - how plastics are produced, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use has spiralled out of control, and what we can do about it.

              ISBN 9781925849196
              Published AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Scribe Publications
              Interest Age Children
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              Playground Circus
               

              Playground Circus (Paperback)

              By Byers, Chrissy; Illustrated by O'Carrigan, Simon

              • RRP: $16.99
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              Age range 3 to 6 The sun's out - let's go to the park! A family visit to the playground becomes a circus extravaganza. This little girl can do anything, if only her mum would look up from her phone and join in the fun. A gently amusing story about the magic of imaginative play an...d what we miss when we're not paying attention. Uniquely written through the eyes of a child growing up in a technologically driven society, Playground Circus encourages imaginative play while showcasing the limitless possibilities of a young, creative mind.
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              ISBN 9781925804195
              Published AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Ford Street Publishing
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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