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Halloween is just around the corner and with it comes the promise of treats and walks. Mr Walker can't wait! That is, until his toy wombat disappears without a trace and strange noises start up in the night. Is it Mr Walker's imagination or is there a guest of the spooky kind visiting the hotel . . .?
If you can't have a puppy, maybe the next best thing is to be a puppy.
'Can I please, please, please have a dog?' asked Billy.'Would you walk it every day and wash it if it got dirty?''I would, I promise!' said Billy.Billy wants a dog. He really really really wants... read more
|Author:||Jess Black; Sara Acton (Illustrator)|
One of the hotel's most treasured staff members is leaving and, while Mr Walker is sad to see Josephine go, he is determined to make her last week a memorable one. If only he can think of the perfect present.
First things first - to cope with the summer heat... read more
|Awards:||CBCA Winner Book Of The Year Younger Readers 2019 Shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year: Younger Readers 2019|
From Australia's favourite storyteller comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery.
'Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to c... read more
|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
Finding a million dollars in your backyard - every kid's dream, right? That's what me and my best friend Toby thought too.
Jumping castles at school. Lollipops for our adoring fans. Wearing sunglasses indoors ('cos that's what all the millionaires do). ... read more
Hey, you! Yes, you with the nose. Do you like adventure stories? Yes? Oh. Maybe try another book. This one is about me - Vognox the Viking - and I REALLY don't like adventures. There isn't a single exciting thing in here. Well, okay, there is that bit... read more
Leonard doesn't like bedtime, especially when there's a five-nosed, seven-tailed, eleven-handed, scaly-waily monster hiding in the corner of his bedroom.
It seems like Leonard will never sleep again... until he discovers a mysterious book called How to Frighten Monsters.
A cheeky picture book for anyone who's bought a thingy or whatsit . . . and doesn't quite know why. In his debut picture book, Michael Speechley explores our obsession with stuff in a fun and edifying way.
Art and music
|Reading Level:||8.5 Kids Non Fiction|
A how-to guide to making your own collages, brimful of fascinating hints and tips from a master of the genre.
Over the course of a 40-year career, Jeannie Baker has perfected the art of collage in the creation of picture-book classics such as Where the Forest Meets ... read more
|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
Cora is eleven years old and missing one eye. She lives with an elderly lady named Dot in a room hidden behind a wall. In a crowded, industrial city, where everyone looks out for themselves, Cora and Dot hunt and sell rare and exotic things - apple seeds,... read more
A simple, vibrantly illustrated board book focused on bodies in movement, from one of Australia's leading designer-illustrators. Flying with your arms...Sneezing with your nose... There are so many interesting ways to move your body! Learn about the different movements we can do... read more
|Author:||A. J. Betts|
|Awards:||AWARDS FOR HIVE: Shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards 2019; Shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2019; Children's Book Council of Australia Notable Book 2019|
There was no going back; there was no choice, anymore. I'd chosen out and this was it: hot-cold, dry-wet, bright-dark and lonely.
Hayley has gone rogue. She's left everything she's ever known - her friends, her bees, her whole world - all because her curiosity was too big ... read more