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Bangu the flying fox : a dreamtime story of the Yuin people of Wallaga Lake
Bangu the flying fox : a dreamtime story of the Yuin people of Wallaga Lake
Taylor, Jillian2009
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Better Beginnings (Aboriginal program) Deadly Books for little kids Booklist. This beautifully illustrated story, from the Yuin people of Wallaga Lake, in New South Wales, tells the tale of Bangu the Flying Fox, and the lesson she learns about sticking by her friends. With the permissio...
Big rain coming
Big rain coming
Germein, Katrina2002
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Review: Everyone and everything is waiting for the rain. Rosie's kids, the panting dogs, the fat green frogs, and Old Stephen, for he predicts its arrival. But when will the big rain come?
Bip the snapping bungaroo
Bip the snapping bungaroo
McRobbie, Narelle, 1965-2009
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Back by popular demand, this exciting new edition of Bip the Snapping Bungaroo is set to captivate young readers once again. Bungaroo is the Australian Yidin people's word for turtle. Bip the snapping turtle is renowned for his very loud SNAP! When Bip awakes one day to find he can't snap any...
Bush bash
Bush bash
Morgan, Sally, 1951-2012
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PICTURE STORYBOOKS. AUSTRALIAN. Dingo is headed somewhere looking excited, and the other animals want to know where he's going. Dingo won't say, so the others follow along in hot pursuit - two nosy numbats, three flying frogs, four burrowing bilbies. The animals are in for a surprise when Dingo...
Caterpillar and butterfly
Caterpillar and butterfly
Kwaymullina, Ambelin2009
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Better Beginnings (Aboriginal program) Deadly Books for little kids Booklist. Caterpillar lives all alone. Feeling full of fear, Caterpillar hides away in her chrysalis. There, she finally discovers the inner strength she needs to truly live. Her fears discarded, she emerges triumphantl...
Counting Aussie animals in my backyard
Counting Aussie animals in my backyard
Houston, Bronwyn, 1986-2014
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Bronwyn Houston makes counting to 10 so much fun! Her textured and vivid illustrations bring a tropical Australian garden to life, with a touch of humour thrown in. From Kookaburras laughing on a fence to bull ants marching through the dirt, find out what these Australian animals get up to in Bro...
The cowboy frog = kawupayi walak
The cowboy frog = kawupayi walak
Laurel, Hylton, 1991-2008
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The Cowboy Frog is a Magabala favourite, back by popular demand. It follows the adventures of a cocky, heroic frog who becomes the legend of Noonkanbah Crossing. During his adventures he catches snakes, goannas and barramundi, fights crocodiles and then eats them all for dinner. He is a frog li...
Cranky the crocodile
Cranky the crocodile
Delacour, Gavin2009
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Better Beginnings (Aboriginal program) Deadly Books for little kids Booklist. Crocodiles are scary animals but not so in this picture storybook, told from the viewpoint of a very small baby croc. 5 yrs+.
Dunbi the owl
Dunbi the owl
Utemorrah, Daisy2013
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"I used to live with my parents in a humpy house. My Grandmother, my aunties and even my Grandpa told me stories from the Dreamtime. I kept the stories till I was old enough to tell children. We want to share our stories with all children so they learn what Aborigines used to do."--back cover.
Ernie dances to the didgeridoo
Ernie dances to the didgeridoo
Lester, Alison2014
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When Ernie leaves the city and goes to live in the Aboriginal reserve of Arnhem Land, he sends letters to his old classmates describing the activities of his new friends.
How frogmouth found her home
How frogmouth found her home
Kwaymullina, Ambelin2011
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Frogmouth isn't like other birds. She doesn't want to live in the trees. She is in search of something more. Only when she meets Moon and hears his intriguing offer can she finally find her true home.
How the birds got their colours : an Aboriginal story
How the birds got their colours : an Aboriginal story
Albert, Mary2011
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Aust'n. This book is based on a story told by Mary Albert, of the Bardi people, to Aboriginal children living in Broome, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. Mary Albert said, 'Would you like to hear a story from long ago? My mother used to tell me l...
The King Series Box Set [electronic resource]
The King Series Box Set [electronic resource]
Kandle, Tawdra2017
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At last, the entire best-selling YA King Series in a box set! Every gift has consequences. . . ˃˃˃ FEARLESS Tasmyn Vaughn didn't expect much when her dad's job moved them to a small town in Florida; it was just another new school. But there is more to King than meets the eye, and soon Tasmyn's...
Look see, look at me
Look see, look at me
Norrington, Leonie2010
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Look see, look at me. I'm so much bigger now I'm three. I can run, I can jump, I can skip, I can bump... From the acclaimed author and illustrator team of You and Me: Our Place comes a delightful celebration of outback family life in an Aboriginal community.
Mama Gets Hitched [electronic resource]
Mama Gets Hitched [electronic resource]
Sharp, Deborah2010
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According to Mama, a Gone with the Wind-themed wedding—complete with Scarlett O' Hara bridesmaid gowns and a ring-bearing Pomeranian—is fine and dandy for her fifth trip down the aisle. But what's a bridezilla to do when her caterer is murdered? Thanks to the nonstop gossip train in their small...
The old frangipani tree at Flying Fish Point
The old frangipani tree at Flying Fish Point
Saffioti, Trina, 1973-2008
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"Set in a small town in Queensland in the 1950s. When a young girl has nothing to wear to the school's fancy dress carnival, she enlists the help of her family and has surprising results."--Provided by publisher.
Possum and wattle : my big book of Australian words
Possum and wattle : my big book of Australian words
Bancroft, Bronwyn2011
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Better Beginnings (Aboriginal program) Deadly Books for little kids Booklist. Possum in the Wattle is a lavishly illustrated word book of Australia. With over 100 words about Australian animals, plants and landscapes and aimed specifically at children, this book is definitively the firs...
The Problem Child [electronic resource] : The Sisters Grimm Series, Book 3
The Problem Child [electronic resource] : The Sisters Grimm Series, Book 3
Buckley, Michael2017
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Fans of fractured fairy tales will be delighted to discover the fantasy, mystery, adventure, and humor in the beloved New York Times bestselling Sisters Grimm series by Michael Buckley, now with new cover art. As featured on NBC's The Today Show, the nine wildly popular books are favorites arou...
Scaly-tailed possum and echidna
Scaly-tailed possum and echidna
Goonack, Cathy2010
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This engaging story tells how the possum got its scaly tail and the echidna got its spikes. Passed down from generation to generation, this is a traditional dreamtime story that features two iconic Australian animals: the scaly-tailed possum, found only in a remote part of the Kimberley, and the ...
The snake and the boy
The snake and the boy
Sebastian, Azmen2011
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Better Beginnings (Aboriginal program) Deadly Books for little kids Booklist. The Snake and the Boy is a tale of the school playground with an intriguing twist. As children play football beneath a sea-blue sky, one boy takes to the bars in the playground, only to have a cunning green tr...
Spinifex mouse
Spinifex mouse
MacDonald, Norma2013
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Spinifex Mouse is the heartwarming tale of Cheeky, a spinifex hopping mouse, who lives in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Cheeky is an adventurous little mouse who loves to leap high into the air and practice acrobatic tricks. Every morning, when his family have returned to their burro...
Tiddalick : the frog who caused a flood
Tiddalick : the frog who caused a flood
Roennfeldt, Robert, 1953-1980
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Tiddalick the frog drinks all the water in the land and all the other animals are threatened by the ensuing drought.
Two mates
Two mates
Prewett, Melanie, 1977-2012
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Two Mates is the true story of the special mateship between two young boys who have grown up together in the coastal town of Broome in Australia's north-west. Jack is Indigenous and Raf is a non-Indigenous boy who has spina bifida. Jack and Raf take the reader on a journey of their daily life gro...
Who's that jumbun in the log?
Who's that jumbun in the log?
McRobbie, Narelle, 1965-2009
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Stanley, a witchetty grub living in the rainforest, has made his log so clean and comfortable that other creatures want to live in it instead of him.
You and me, Murrawee
You and me, Murrawee
Hashmi, Kerri, 1955-1999
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Life as it would have been two hundred years ago is seen through the eyes of a young girl camping on the river with her family.
You and me : our place
You and me : our place
Norrington, Leonie2008
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Every morning Uncle Tobias goes fishing. Sometimes he is joined by two little boys. Together they spend the day moving from one place to another, from the beach, to the bridge and the mangroves on the outskirts of the city, and back to the edge of the city.
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