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The Incredible Runaway Snot by Josh Pyke and Heath McKenzie

Title: The Incredible Runaway Snot Author: Josh Pyke and Heath McKenzie Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st November 2020 Format: Hardback Pages: 24 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Ages 3+ Hilariously cheeky new picture book from award- winning singer/songwriter, Josh Pyke Eric the snot just wants peace and quiet, but there’s a sudden boom in the… Continue reading The Incredible Runaway Snot by Josh Pyke and Heath McKenzie

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Scary Bird by Michael Streich

Title: Scary Bird Author: Michael Streich Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: October 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: There’s a new bird in the aviary . . .and everyone’s in a flap!He’s strange and different . . . and SCARY!Will the scary bird ever feel at home with the others? A fresh… Continue reading Scary Bird by Michael Streich

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Grump by Jonathon Bentley (also illustrator)

Title: Grump Author: Jonathon Bentley (also illustrator) Genre: Fiction, picture book Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published:  October 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Hilarious story of a teddy bear tyrant . . . and the cat on his head who’s had enough! A great cautionary tale that demonstrates how bad behaviour is unacceptable and… Continue reading Grump by Jonathon Bentley (also illustrator)

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Rocky Lobstar #2: Time Travel Tangle by Rove McManus

Title: Rocky Lobstar #2: Time Travel Tangle Author: Rove McManus Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Published: 1st August 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $14.99 • Synopsis: A NEW fiction series written AND illustrated by Australian actor and TV Personality ROVE McMANUS! • Hilarious tale of Rocky Lobstar—the star of Felidi’s Fabulous Sideshow Carnival! • Highly… Continue reading Rocky Lobstar #2: Time Travel Tangle by Rove McManus

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Ella at Eden: The Secret Journal by Laura Sieveking

Title: Ella at Eden: The Secret Journal Author: Laura Sieveking Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Ella has settled in to life at Eden College. She loves her friends and exploring her new school. When she accidentally uncovers a hidden diary, Ella’s curiosity is sparked.… Continue reading Ella at Eden: The Secret Journal by Laura Sieveking

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Beyond Belief by Dee White

Title: Beyond Belief Author: Dee White Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 264 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Inspired by the true story of Muslims who saved the lives of Jewish children in the Second World War. In 1942, in the Grand Mosque in Paris, 11-year-old Ruben is hiding from… Continue reading Beyond Belief by Dee White

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Book Bingo Five 2020 – Coming of Age

May, and round five of 2020 book bingo with Amanda and Theresa! Many of the posts have been from books I have read in January and earlier in the year, yet something about checking off the categories during the quieter times of the year is really satisfying, as I know that by checking off the… Continue reading Book Bingo Five 2020 – Coming of Age

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Ribbit Rabbit Robot by Victoria MacKinlay and Sofya Karmazina (illustrator)

Title: Ribbit Rabbit Robot Author: Victoria MacKinlay and Sofya Karmazina (illustrator) Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st April 2020 Format: Hardcover Picture Book Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: This lamp is enchanted and I am the genie. I will grant all your wishes, but don’t be a meanie... When a friendly frog, a greedy… Continue reading Ribbit Rabbit Robot by Victoria MacKinlay and Sofya Karmazina (illustrator)

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Puppy Diary: The Great Toy Rescue by Yvette Poshoglian and Phil Judd

Title: Puppy Diary: The Great Toy Rescue Author: Yvette Poshoglian and Phil Judd Genre: Junior Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st July 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Hi! I’m Archie! I’m a Schnoodle puppy and I love writing all about my PAWESOME adventures in my diary! Read all about my puppy pals… Continue reading Puppy Diary: The Great Toy Rescue by Yvette Poshoglian and Phil Judd

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Phoenix (Firewatcher Chronicles #2) by Kelly Gardiner

Title: Phoenix (Firewatcher Chronicles #2) Author: Kelly Gardiner Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Published: 1st February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: May 1941. The German bombing campaign is reaching its fiery climax, and Christopher and the firewatchers battle against the flames and huge bombs through the worst night of the Blitz. Christopher… Continue reading Phoenix (Firewatcher Chronicles #2) by Kelly Gardiner