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08 Apr 2020

Ben & Gracies Art Adventure

The paintings of iconic Australian artists are brought to life in this exciting new picture book series of adventures about a young boy and girl. In this first book, Ben and Gracie Green enter the paintings of Frederick McCubbin and experience early settlement life in Australia. 2014 West Australian Young Readers Award: Picture Book Shortlist

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07 Apr 2020

Beth

A story of the First Fleet, from the acclaimed author of MY MOTHER’S EYES and ANGEL OF KOKODA.

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07 Apr 2020

Eureka! A Story of the Goldfields

Eureka! A Story of the Goldfields by Mark Wilson A stirring story of the goldfields and the Eureka Rebellion told in an evocative mixed-media painting style – the perfect introduction to Australia’s colonial past for primary school-aged children

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08 Apr 2020

Fortuyn’s Ghost

“On a three-quarter moon, a bell tolls, marking the minutes to midnight, and a rotted timber backbone slowly rises from a watery grave”

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08 Apr 2020

Inside The World Of Tom Roberts

The paintings of iconic Australian artists are brought to life in this exciting picture book series of adventures about a young boy and girl. 2012 Aurealis Award Best Children’s Fiction (Told Primarily Through Pictures): Shortlist

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08 Apr 2020

The Afghanistan Pup

A moving story of hope and sacrifice in wartime from award-winning author/illustrator Mark Wilson. 2015 OLQP Picture Book of The Year Award 2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award: Notable Children’s Book

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08 Apr 2020

The Horse Soldier

When the shadow of war descends on Australia in 1914, a boy and his horse set off for war in the Middle East. With water rations gone, they charge the enemy across six kilometres of open ground to reach the wells at Beersheba. In one moment of dash and bravura, both Jason's and Bandy's destinies are set as the battle unfolds, with heroic and tragic consequences.

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08 Apr 2020

The Last Tree

A beautiful old eucalyptus tree provides food and shelter for many forest dwellers, but what happens when the tree’s habitat is threatened?

2007 Whitley Award for Children’s Literature

2008 Environmental Award for Children’s Literature

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