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Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Join Forces by Tim Harris and James Hart

Title: Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Join Forces Author: Tim Harris and James Hart Genre: Humour Publisher: Puffin Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Everyone’s favourite teacher, Mr Bambuckle, is back with more hilarious stories, shenanigans, and silliness at Blue Valley School! Principal Sternblast is up to his old tricks.But what is… Continue reading Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Join Forces by Tim Harris and James Hart

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A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Title: A Tale Dark and Grimm Author: Adam Gidwitz Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books/Andersen Press Published: 2nd February 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: A gruesome but funny retelling of Grimm's terrifying tales. Soon to be a Netflix animated series! Reader: beware. Warlocks with dark spells, hunters with deadly aim, and bakers with… Continue reading A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

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Mr Men and Little Miss in Australia by Roger Hargreaves

Title: Mr Men and Little Miss in Australia Author: Roger Hargreaves Genre: Humour Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd November 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Join the Mr Men and Little Miss on an Australian adventure! The Mr Men and Little Miss are heading down under – or 'up over' as Mr Topsy Turvy… Continue reading Mr Men and Little Miss in Australia by Roger Hargreaves

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Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald, illustrated by Ben Wood

Title: Real Pigeons Fight Crime Author: Andrew McDonald, illustrated by Ben Wood Genre: Mystery Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont Published: 1st July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 204 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts!Did you know your city is… Continue reading Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald, illustrated by Ben Wood

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Zoo Crew #1 by Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple

Title: Zoo Crew #1 Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Age 6 +. A zany, ALL-NEW junior fiction comedy series from Emmy Kids Award-winning TV writers Matt Zeremes and Guy Edmonds. Hilarious stories about… Continue reading Zoo Crew #1 by Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple

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Hattie and Olaf by Frida Nilsson (translated by Julia Marshall)

Title: Hattie and Olaf Author: Frida Nilsson (translated by Julia Marshall) Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Gecko Press/Walker Books Published: 4th August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 184 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: The audacious and captivating Hattie and her best friend Linda navigate the social politics of their first school years in this funny illustrated chapter book Hattie wants… Continue reading Hattie and Olaf by Frida Nilsson (translated by Julia Marshall)

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Shockingly Good Stories by R.A. Spratt

Title: Shockingly Good Stories Shockingly Good Stories by RA Spratt Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd July 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Piranhas on the run, stolen sandwiches, chocolate waterfalls and so much more! From R.A. Spratt, bestselling author of Friday Barnes, comes this collection of twenty short stories… Continue reading Shockingly Good Stories by R.A. Spratt

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Pig the Monster by Aaron Blabey

Title: Pig the Monster Author: Aaron Blabey Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st July 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Over EIGHT MILLION Pig books in print! Trick or treat! Pig, the world’s greediest Pug, is back in time for Halloween, and he wants TREATS! TREATS! TREATS! TREATS! Hilarious new story, filled… Continue reading Pig the Monster by Aaron Blabey

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Drum Roll Please…it’s Stevie Louise! by Tanya Hennessy

Title: Drum Roll Please…it’s Stevie Louise! Author: Tanya Hennessy Genre: Comedy Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Albert Street Books Published: 4th May 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 184 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A delightfully funny and deeply relatable junior fiction story from one of Australia's most loved multi-media stars. Meet Stevie Louise. She is an entrepreneur (that's like a… Continue reading Drum Roll Please…it’s Stevie Louise! by Tanya Hennessy

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How Not to Annoy Mum by Dave Hughes, Holly Ife, illustrated by Heath McKenzie

Title: How Not to Annoy Mum Author: Dave Hughes, Holly Ife, illustrated by Heath McKenzie Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st April 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: From hugely popular comedian and TV/Radio personality DAVE HUGHES and Holly Ife!Hilarious sequel to the best-selling book How Not To Annoy DadThe Koala family… Continue reading How Not to Annoy Mum by Dave Hughes, Holly Ife, illustrated by Heath McKenzie