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Detailed teachers' notes - explaining how to apply the book to a range of subjects for Years 7 to 10 - can be downloaded online through the Hardie Grant website. More info Liarbirds learn to lie from the day they hatch. They are the best in the bush at fibbing, faking, fabricating and fake-news creating. Until one lyrebird decides to go straight, and discovers that sometimes even the truth hurts.
Everyone needs a home, but some Australian creatures are losing theirs. From sandstone ridges to tropical beaches, from coastal woodlands to alpine streams, habitats are shrinking and changing. The animals in this book need help, and we are the only ones who can give it.
Life for the Yolnu students who live near or around Nhulunbuy, a small town in north-east Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, revolves around the sea, whether it be hunting, fishing or playing. There's always something to see and do and this has been the inspiration for this stunningly illustrated book. The spreads follow the theme of 'I saw We saw Age range 9 - 12 The second book in the Yinti series. Instead she is adopted and becomes a prized hunting dog. She eventually accompanies her human family, including Yinti, on their journey through the Great Sandy Desert.
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Based on stories, told to Pat Lowe by Jimmy Pike, about a dog who lived with his family in the desert during the s and early s. Age range 9 - 12 Gradually, Yinti and Wara grew accustomed to station life. They no longer ran and hid when they saw a motorcar coming along the road towards them. The third book in the Yinti series of three books. Desert Cowboy is the story of Yinti's return to the cattle station and of his life as a stockman.
Over these years Yinti experiences joy, excitement, loss and tragedy, but never loses his sense of fun and inclination to mischief. All of the stories are based on actual people and events as told to Pat Lowe by Jimmy Pike and other members of his family. Age range 9 - 12 The first book in the Yinti series of three books. The stories are linked in a sequence that shows Yinti's development from a young bushie to a competent station worker and adult.
Yinti is a traditional Walmajarri Aboriginal boy growing up Great Sandy Desert in the remote North West of Australia - one of the most marginal environments on earth. This is the story of Yinti's coming of age. He has no contact with white people until the last chapter of the book when he meets his first white man, first horse and first bullock. The stories are based on people and events as told to Pat Lowe by Jimmy Pike. Crikey, mates!
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Little Aussies get a spectacular tour of the wildlife and attractions Down Under in this educational and engaging board book. Children will be lulled to sleep as they travel from the beautiful coasts to the famous outback. This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting themes.
Many of Australia's most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for Australia's natural and cultural wonders.
Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area's attractions as rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place. Get ready to travel Down Under in this exciting board book, highlighting the brilliant wonders of Australia.
Age range 3 to 6 A lonely echidna searches for his voice. Every time Puggle tires to make sound nothing comes out. Can Puggle find his voice and join the bush choir? After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. She is lonely and has no one to play with, but one day she learns of a secret garden somewhere in the grounds that no one is allowed to enter.
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Then Mary uncovers an old key in a flowerbed - and a gust of magic leads her to the hidden door. Slowly she turns the key and enters a world she could never have imagined. Age range 9 to 12 A beautiful new, collectable, illustrated gift edition. Pinocchio has long been a significant motif in Jim Dines work and this book is his illustrated version of Collodis original, dark story.
Set far from a traditional fairy-tale world, the allegory, satire and wit are the perfect subject for Dines graphic series of drawings. Kidnapped - Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour - is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature.
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Considered a classic literary masterpiece, and frequently interpreted as a comment on the British Imperialist approach at the time, Defoe's fable was and still is revered as the very first English novel. A collection of five of Elmer's best-loved tales, bound together in a beautiful hardback with a stunning gold and green foiled cover.
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The perfect gift for fans of Elmer and his colourful adventures, and an ideal introduction for the very youngest readers. The corpse is identified as that of Ignatius Mervyn, the man who attempted to kill Jed Kelly and her unborn child. Newcomer Fish Johnstone is drawn into the murder investigation, convinced that the local police are on the wrong track with their enquiries.
But as she digs beneath the warm and welcoming surface of the Gibber's Creek community, more secrets emerge. And Fish must also face her own mystery - the sudden appearance and then disappearance of her father, a Vietnamese refugee she never knew. Set during the Indigenous rights and 'boat people' controversies of the late s, this haunting story shows how love and kindness can create the courage to face the past.
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It's a choice that will change the course of history - well, OK, his story, at least. Atticus pulls together a rag-tag bunch misfits - AHEM - a tough, brilliant crew, and sets out to wreak havoc - I mean - live a piratin' life. With little else to his name, Atticus has a taste for adventure, beauty and danger - where any minute might be your last, and your next minute could be your best More info What's a sheep's best wrestling move? Can Weir come up with an awesome idea to WIN tickets for his whole family to see the show?
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But life is about to get a lot more interesting at 92 Melody Street. Renting out their spare room on ZedBedZ seemed like a good idea but with the ghost of a grumpy drummer, a long-lost grandfather as their first guest, angry opposition from a residents action group, AND a broken leg in the first practice match of the soccer season, Suzi ain't havin' much of a rockin' good time.
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Duckling and Pummel are trying to take the Young Margrave to a place of safety, far away from the dreadful Harshman. But they have enemies they don't know about, and all too soon they find themselves captured and taken to the salt mines, where slaves work night and day until they die. Their witchery should save them - but their witchery has gone, vanished. How will they get it back? Is the girl Sooli their friend or their enemy?