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The Nargun And The Stars
The Nargun And The...
Patricia Wrightso...

Winner CBCA Book of the Year 1974 When Simon Brent's parents are killed in a car accident he is taken to live with his mother's cousins on their 5000 acre sheep station in the Hunter Valley. Simon, w ...

Beeware: The Adventures Of Danny Book 1
Beeware: The Adven...
Pat Flynn

In the first of Danny's adventures he faces mean mutts, bumbling bees and mad magpies. It's a tough world out there in the Aussie outer suburbs, especially when you're squeezed between a brawny big br ...

Treeified: The Adventures Of Danny Book 2
Treeified: The Adv...
Pat Flynn

In Danny's last adventure he faced wild animals. Now he's up against something more terrifying - his family. His little sister loves stealing his stuff, his big brother pummels him in footy and his mu ...

The Tuckshop Kid
The Tuckshop Kid
Pat Flynn

Hungry? Need Lunch? Mum's packed you curried banana and pickle sandwiches again? Only got a $1.25 to your name? Then you need to see Matt, because Matt has an amazing talent...

Home To Mother
Home To Mother
Doris (Garimara) ...

The children's edition of Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence

Millie And The Night Heron
Millie And The Nig...
Catherine Bateson

"The daughter of an artist and a scientist, and your own interesting self, Millie. What more could you need?” But Millie isn’t sure that Tom, her mum’s boyfriend, is right about that. A new town, a ...

Captain Mack
Captain Mack
James Roy

In this International Year of the Older Person (Towards a Society for All Ages) James Roy has written an exceptional book, devoid of sentimentality, about the friendship between a young boy in his fir ...

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