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              To The Bridge: The Journey of Lennie and Ginger Mick

              To The Bridge: The Journey of Lennie and Ginger Mick (Hardback)

              By Fenton, Corinne; Illustrated by McLean, Andrew

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              The award-winning team of Corinne Fenton and Andrew McLean tell the story of Lennie Gwyther and Ginger Mick, a boy and his pony who crossed Sydney's Harbour Bridge on 19th of March, 1932 and marched into history. Nine-year-old Lennie Gwyther dreamed of seeing the opening of the S...ydney Harbour Bridge. With his father's blessing, he rode his pony Ginger Mick across Australia, inspiring crowds of supporters to greet him in cities along the way, as he made his way to Sydney. It was there that he saw the bridge that had captivated his imagination and inspired his brave journey. And it was then that he and Ginger Mick became a legend.This inspiring historical story is about persistence, resilience, bravery, courage and hope. It's about pursuing a dream and the impact that journey can have on those who follow.
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              ISBN 9781925126822
              Published AU 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-7 years
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              Worse Things

              Worse Things (Paperback)

              By Murphy, Sally; Illustrated by Davis, Sarah

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              Worse Things is a story about connections, the ways they are made, and what happens when they are lost or illusive, from the award-winning author of Pearl Verses the World and Toppling. Worse Things follows the lives of three main characters: Blake, an Aussie Rules football playe...r who suffers a devastating injury; Jolene, a hockey player who hates the game and and is grieving over the recent death of her father; and Amed, a soccer-loving, non-English speaking orphan who feels like an outsider since arriving in Australia after being raised in a refugee camp.A touching and inspirational story about connections and the things that bind us all.
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              ISBN 9781760651657
              Published AU 1 May 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Corner of My Eye

              The Corner of My Eye (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Thompson, Colin

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              A book about a special relationship between a grandfather and his granddaughter who tries to see life through his eyes When you are very, very young or very, very old, you can see things out of the corner of your eye. In between, all you can see is all you can see. Unless you are... very, very lucky. Then the corner of your eye stays awake forever. The story of an ageing man who has lost something. But what and where? His granddaughter, Sally, helps him find it. Subtle and touching, this is an emotional response to people trying their best to live in an imperfect world.
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              ISBN 9781925381931
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-9 years
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              Henry Turnip
               

              Henry Turnip (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Harris, Chloe Jasmine

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              • Pub Date
                1 Jun 20

              This is an every-kid story about managing shyness and being the best kind of friend you can be. Henry Turnip has seven pairs of blue striped overalls, one for each day of the week. He likes television shows about the deep blue sea, strawberry jam sandwiches with the crusts cut of...f and reading indoors. Henry does not like too much of anything-too much noise, too many people or too much mess. Until he meets Reuben Moon. Reuben is an adventurer and the kind of friend who helps Henry feel a little braver and more confident. This is a story about finding a friend who likes you just the way you are but inspires you to try new things, too.
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              ISBN 9781760651114
              Published AU 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 2-5 years
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              Searching for Cicadas

              Searching for Cicadas (Hardback)

              By Gibbes, Lesley; Illustrated by Watson, Judy

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              This lovely story about a child and their grandfather searching for cicadas is part of the award-winning narrative nonfiction Nature Storybooks series. In the summertime, Grandpa and I go cicada-watching. We put our camping gear into my wagon and walk down to the local reserve. L...ast year we saw five Green Grocers, three Yellow Mondays and one Floury Baker. Can we find the rare Black Prince this year?This heartwarming nonfiction picture book is written by award-winning author Lesley Gibbes and gorgeously illustrated by Judy Watson.
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              ISBN 9781922244420
              Published AU 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series Nature Storybooks
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              The Book of Stone

              The Book of Stone (Hardback)

              By Greenwood, Mark; Illustrated by Tulloch, Coral

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              Every stone has a story, the echo of a memory, a walk in the wilderness, a time and a place lived and loved. This book is about these stones. Every stone has its own unique story - and everybody needs a story stone and a book to collect it in! Mark Greenwood has collected stones ...of all shapes and sizes since he was a kid and now he wants to share his passion in a book (unlike all other other rock and mineral books) that explains the special connection that can be enjoyed when one pays attention to the stones that are all around us and can mean so much, if we take the time to appreciate them. Together Mark and illustrator, Coral Tulloch, have created a book that allows them to share the theme of geological wonder, solitude, special memories and places through stone.
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              ISBN 9781760650872
              Published AU 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 5-11 years
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              Wilam: A Birrarung Story

              Wilam: A Birrarung Story (Hardback)

              By Kelly, Andrew; Illustrated by Kennedy, Lisa; By Murphy, Aunty Joy

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              Wilam: A Birrarung Story is one day on a vital, flourishing river. As ngua rises, Bunjil soars over mountain ash, flying higher and higher as the wind warms. Below, Birrarung begins its long winding path down to palem warreen. Wilam - home.Yarra Riverkeeper Andrew Kelly joins awa...rd-winning picture book duo Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy to tell the Indigenous and geographical story of Melbourne's beautiful Yarra River, from its source to its mouth; from its pre-history to the present day.
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              ISBN 9781925381764
              Published AU 1 Apr 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 6-11 years
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              Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Prickly Battle (Book 4)

              Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Prickly Battle (Book 4) (Paperback)

              By Hansen, Andrew; Illustrated by Roberts, Jessica

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              The Chaser's Andrew Hansen teams up again with Jessica Roberts for the fourth hilarious adventure in the Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies series! From the bonkers brain of celebrated Australian comedian Andrew Hansen and the hilarious head of Jessica Roberts comes Bab Sharkey's... fourth laugh-out-loud book! The Unpharaoh is resurrected once again - this time in the form of an evil beard! With Bab's pharaoh beard destroyed, he'll have to team up with Prong, Scaler and the Animal Mummies to stop the Unpharaoh once and for all. Perfect for fans of David Walliams and Ahn Do.
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              ISBN 9781760651190
              Published AU 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Bab Sharkey
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              The Rift
               

              The Rift (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Craw, Rachael

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              The Rift is an action-packed YA fantasy full of heart-pounding romance from award-winning New Zealand author Rachael Craw. When the Rift opens, death follows.For generations, the Rangers of Black Water Island have guarded the Old Herd against horrors released by the Rift. Cal Wes...t, an apprentice Ranger with a rare scar and even rarer gifts, fights daily to prove he belongs within their ranks. After nine years away, Meg Archer returns to her childhood home only to find the Island is facing a new threat that not even the Rangers are prepared for. Meg and Cal can't ignore their attraction, but can they face their darkest fears to save the Island from disaster?
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              ISBN 9781760650025
              Published AU 1 Nov 2018
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Pony Question
               

              The Pony Question (Paperback)

              By Merchant, Jackie

              • RRP: $16.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Jul 20

              The happiness of a young girl and a pony in desperate need of saving depends on the other. Essie doesn't believe in signs or wishing on stars. She likes facts, and the fact is, she's left her love of horses firmly in the past. She doesn't want a new horse and she certainly doesn'...t need one, not with the price she'd have to pay. That's a line she just won't cross. But the universe has other ideas.Essie may not need a pony, but there's a pony that needs her. But taking on a pony without a past brings a lot of unanswered questions, and in searching for answers Essie is going to have decide if to go forward, she is able to forgive the past.
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              ISBN 9781760651640
              Published AU 1 Jul 2020
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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