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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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Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

Title: Looking for Alibrandi Author: Melina Marchetta Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Penguin/Puffin Published: 5th October 1992 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic. Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself… Continue reading Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

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Alice-Miranda in Egypt (Alice-Miranda #20) by Jacqueline Harvey

Title: Alice-Miranda in Egypt (Alice-Miranda #20) Author: Jacqueline Harvey Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Puffin Published: 1st June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Sun, sand and secrets in the ancient world! The Queen’s Colours leadership program is heading to Egypt and Alice-Miranda and her friends are thrilled. There are hidden tombs to explore, a… Continue reading Alice-Miranda in Egypt (Alice-Miranda #20) by Jacqueline Harvey

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The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

Title: The Schoolmaster’s Daughter Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 18th May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it.… Continue reading The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

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The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

Title: The Silk House Author: Kayte Nunn Genre: Historical Fiction/Gothic Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 30th June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 380 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The spellbinding story of a mysterious boarding school sheltering a centuries-old secret by the bestselling author of THE BOTANIST'S DAUGHTER Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The spellbinding story of… Continue reading The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

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Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends by Charlotte Barkla

Title: Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends Author: Charlotte Barkla Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Australia Published: 4th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A new school, a classroom full of potential new friends and a science kit. What could possibly go wrong? I’m Edie and I love science. So when I started… Continue reading Edie’s Experiments: How to Make Friends by Charlotte Barkla

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Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Big Trouble Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Crime Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 7th May 2019/3rd August 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Friday Barnes has a new case, and this time it’s personal! When Friday’s father turns up out of the blue, he brings his daughter some distressing news –… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

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Ella at Eden: New Girl by Laura Sieveking

Title: Ella at Eden: New Girl Author: Laura Sieveking Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Ella has started at her new high school, and Eden College is everything she hoped it would be. She is getting to know her new friends and enjoying everything Eden… Continue reading Ella at Eden: New Girl by Laura Sieveking

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ravenclaw Edition) by J.K. Rowling

Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ravenclaw Edition) Author: J.K. Rowling Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 23rd January 2020 Format: Hardcover, Paperback Pages: 640 Price: Hardcover: $32.99, Paperback: $21.99 Synopsis: Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This Ravenclaw House… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Ravenclaw Edition) by J.K. Rowling

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Book Bingo Seven: Written by an Australian Woman

And thus ends March, and my seventh book bingo of the year with Theresa Smith and Amanda Barrett. I've just got one book to present this week, and this book fills the square "written by an Australian Woman" - which I intended to write weeks ago, but got caught up in all the other squares,… Continue reading Book Bingo Seven: Written by an Australian Woman