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Australia: Books for Children -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / World - Asia /
Related booklists: Australia, Australia: Books for Young Adults,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey by Cathy Cassidy
    Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey - by Cathy Cassidy

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141341637 | ISBN 10: 0141341637

    The next instalment in the addictive Chocolate Box Girls series and sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye, Summer's Dream and Coco Caramel.   Honey is going to live with her dad in Australia. Determined to make a fresh start, she couldn't ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Middle of Nowhere by Geraldine McCaughrean
    The Middle of Nowhere - by Geraldine McCaughrean

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409570516 | ISBN 10: 1409570517

    When her mother dies from a snake bite, Comity Pinny's life in the middle of the Australian outback changes for ever. Her father, Herbert, retreats into his work transmitting telegrams, abandoning Comity when she needs him most. Comity turns to Fred, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mirror by Jeannie Baker
    Mirror - by Jeannie Baker

    £12.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406309140 | ISBN 10: 1406309141

    Two diverse countries and cultures are linked with warmth and charm in this two-in-one picture book.  This innovative picture book comprises two stories designed to be read simultaneously – one from the left, the other from the right. Page by p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories from the Billabong by James Vance Marshall, illustrated by Francis Firebrace
    Stories from the Billabong - by James Vance Marshall, illustrated by Francis Firebrace

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847801241 | ISBN 10: 1847801242

    From the author of Walkabout come ten of Australia's ancient aboriginal legends, authentically and elegantly retold.  Here you can discover how Great Mother Snake created and peopled the world with plants and creatures, what makes Frogs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Esty
    Esty's Gold - by Mary Arrigan

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781845079659 | ISBN 10: 1845079655

    Esty Maher's family is uprooted and torn apart during the Irish potato famine - 'the Hunger'. Esty is sent into service, but dreams of going to Australia to find gold, and manages to get assisted passage for her family and friends.   However, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mahtab
    Mahtab's Story - by Libby Gleeson

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781741753349 | ISBN 10: 1741753341

    The vivid and compelling story of a young girl fleeing Afghanistan with her family and their journey to Australia. Inspired by a true story.  Mahtab was empty. She felt hungry - for water, for her father, for her grandmother, her aunts and uncl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French, illustrated by Bruce Whatley
    Diary of a Wombat - by Jackie French, illustrated by Bruce Whatley

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780007212071 | ISBN 10: 0007212070

    A wombat’s work is never done...  Take a trip with a wombat, and discover the ins and outs of her day in this modern classic Australian picture book. There are holes to be dug and territory to be defended – and don’t forget all the eating and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman
    Boy Overboard - by Morris Gleitzman

    £6.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141316253 | ISBN 10: 014131625x

    Jamal loves playing football, which isn't easy if your goalie only has one leg and you keep having to dodge landmines to get your ball back. Jamal's stubborn little sister Bibi is even better at football than Jamal. But girls playing football is agai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wombat Goes Walkabout by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Christian Birmingham
    Wombat Goes Walkabout - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Christian Birmingham

    £6.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780006646273 | ISBN 10: 0006646271

    Wombat loves digging deep holes and thinking deep thoughts, but nobody thinks much of that until danger threatens the bush and the small wombat comes up with a great big idea...  One day Wombat digs the deepest hole he’s ever dug and crawls into t ... more

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