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Bully on the Bus
Bully on the Bus
Kathryn Apel

The bully on the bus taunts seven-year-old Leroy, then silences him with threats of worse to come. To distract him, his teacher introduces him to the adventures in The Big Bad Book of Fairytales.

Chook Chook: Saving the Farm
Chook Chook: Savin...
Wai Chim

From a talented voice in children’s storytelling comes the final heart-warming tale in the humorous Chook Chook trilogy set against the backdrop of China.

Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll
Kelsey and the Que...
Rosanne Hawke

A captivating story of adversity, adventure and love from award-winning author Rosanne Hawke.

Smooch & Rose
Smooch & Rose
Samantha Wheeler
Samantha Wheeler

An inspiring tale about one girl and her fight to make a difference for koalas.

Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City
Chook Chook: Littl...
Wai Chim

From a talented voice in children’s storytelling comes a heartfelt tale of family, friendship and belonging set against the backdrop of China.

Chook Chook: Mei
Chook Chook: Mei's...
Wai Chim

Can Mei save her beloved chooks from the butcher’s knife?

Matty and Bill for Keeps
Matty and Bill for...
Elizabeth Fensham

Matty and Bill return in their third and final adventure. Add a new boy at school, some crooked characters and confusing feelings, and you have another enchanting story about friendship and growing up ...

Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers
Kumiko and the Sha...
Briony Stewart

From the author of the Aurealis-winning Kumiko and the Dragon comes the final captivating book in the Kumiko and the Dragon trilogy.

Buzzard Breath and Brains
Buzzard Breath and...
James Moloney

When the principal's prized rose garden is vandalised, Rex and his mate Tony cop the blame. But it was a set-up and Rex is determined to find the culprits and clear his name. From a master storytell ...

Swashbuckler (2nd ed)
Swashbuckler (2nd ...
James Moloney

'Unhand that innocent young traveller, you blackguard, or I’ll run you through and leave your carcass here for the birds to pick clean.' Meet Anton. Kids think he’s a fruit loop because he talks like ...

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