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  • WOLFY
    WOLFY
    SOLOTAREFF GREGOIRE
    ISBN: 9781776571574
    Title: WOLFY
    Author: SOLOTAREFF GREGOIRE
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    An enduring bestseller at last available in English, this is a masterful picture book about a rabbit and a wolf who want to be best friends

    Once upon a time there was a rabbit who had never seen a wolf, and a young wolf who had never seen a rabbit.The pair meet and become good friends. Tom the rabbit teaches the wolf to play marbles, read, count and fish. Wolfy teaches Tom to run very, very fast. But eventually their friendship is tested by the classic game Who's-afraid-of-the-big-bad-wolf?

    Can the little rabbit and the young wolf remain best friends in all the world?

    Imprint: GECKO PRESS
    RRP: $16.99

    Price: $16.99
  • WOMBAT BIG PUGGLE SMALL
    WOMBAT BIG PUGGLE SMALL
    TREML RENEE
    ISBN: 9780143782940
    Title: WOMBAT BIG PUGGLE SMALL
    Author: TREML RENEE
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Wombat is big and puggle is small - watch them play and have a ball Join in the mischief as a little wombat and an echidna puggle play with opposites and word pairs. This beautiful new board book by RenUe Treml features her trademark gentle, playful rhymes and stunning illustrations of Australian animals.

    Imprint: RANDOM HOUSE
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • WOMBAT BIG PUGGLE SMALL   -   Board Book
    WOMBAT BIG PUGGLE SMALL - Board Book
    TREML RENEE
    ISBN: 9781760890551
    Title: WOMBAT BIG PUGGLE SMALL - Board Book
    Author: TREML RENEE
    Format: BOARD BOOK
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Join in the mischief as a little wombat and an echidna puggle play with opposites and word pairs.

    This beautiful new board book by Renee Treml features her trademark gentle, playful rhymes and stunning illustrations of Australian animals.

    Imprint: Puffin Books
    RRP: $14.99

    Price: $14.99
  • WOMBAT STEW  -  30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
    WOMBAT STEW - 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
    VAUGHAN MARCIA
    ISBN: 9781743621837
    Title: WOMBAT STEW - 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
    Author: VAUGHAN MARCIA
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    One day, on the banks of a billabong, a very clever dingo caught a wombat ... and decided to make... Wombat stew, Wombat stew, Gooey, brewy, Yummy, chewy, Wombat stew!

    In this classic Australian picture book, a dingo catches a wombat and wants to cook him in a stew. But all the other bush animals have a plan to save their friend. They trick the dingo into using mud, feathers, flies, bugs and gumnuts in his stew, and the result is something the dingo will never forget!

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $15.99

    Price: $15.99
  • WONDER
    WONDER
    PALACIO R J
    ISBN: 9780552565974
    Title: WONDER
    Author: PALACIO R J
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    WONDER is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial deformity, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. The thing is, Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? Through the voices of Auggie, his big sister Via, and his new friends Jack and Summer, WONDER follows Auggie's journey through his first year at Beecher Prep. Frank, powerful, warm and often heart-breaking, WONDER is a book you'll read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.

    Imprint: CORGI
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • WONDER OF TREES
    WONDER OF TREES
    DAVIES NICOLA
    ISBN: 9781444938197
    Title: WONDER OF TREES
    Author: DAVIES NICOLA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Did you know that there are over 60,000 tree species? This stunning book explores the extraordinary diversity of trees and forests - the lungs of our earth.

    A glorious celebration of trees by non-fiction specialist Nicola Davies, illustrated by rising star Lorna Scobie, creators of the beautiful THE VARIETY OF LIFE.

    There is something to delight on every page with fascinating facts and figures. This exquisite book will encourage children to treasure the world's biodiversity and help to stop it slipping away.

    With fascinating facts and figures and sections on:

    - Wood, Trunks and Branches

    - Leaves

    - Roots Bark

    - Tree Skin

    - Flowers & Cones

    - Seeds

    - Plants on Trees

    - Insects in Trees

    - Reptiles & Amphibians in Trees

    - Birds and Trees Mammals in Trees

    - Communities of Trees

    - Taiga

    - Temperate Woodlands

    - Dry Gum Forest

    - Cloud Forest

    - Tropical Rainforests

    - Forest Relationships

    - Gifts from Trees

    - People of the Forest

    - Forest Destruction

    - How to Plant a Tree

    Imprint: HACHETTE
    RRP: $29.99
    Price: $29.99
  • WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    BAUM L FRANK
    ISBN: 9781921720444
    Title: WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    Author: BAUM L FRANK
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A newly illustrated edition of this classic tale by one of Australia’s greatest children’s book illustrators.

    When a raging cyclone whisks Dorothy’s Kansas home away, she and her dog Toto, trapped inside, are transported to the magical Land of Oz. Desperate to return home, they set off towards the Emerald City to find the Great Wizard who can help them. So begins the action-packed adventure that delivers a world of witches and wizards, a pair of magical silver shoes, and a trio of new friends: the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion.These three prove to be valuable companions to Dorothy in the classic fairytale, where the journey itself really is at the heart of it all… First published in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s tale is a tapestry of traditional storytelling, an exciting quest and unforgettable characters. This beautiful new edition brings together the complete and unabridged text with over seventy magnificent illustrations by the award-winning Australian artist Robert Ingpen.

    Imprint: WALKER BOOKS
    RRP: $39.99

    Price: $39.99
  • WONDERS OF NATURE
    WONDERS OF NATURE
    HOARE BEN
    ISBN: 9780241386217
    Title: WONDERS OF NATURE
    Author: HOARE BEN
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A stunning gift book filled with the real stories behind the beauty of our natural world.

    This compendium of amazing animals, plants, rocks and minerals, and microorganisms will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant, animal, and rock is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images.

    The storybook descriptions let you discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is. This beautiful treasury lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favourites along the way. With reference pages packed with information you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.

    An attractive gift for children who can't get enough of nature, The Wonders of Nature is perfect for kids to explore by themselves or for bedtime stories.

    Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
    RRP: $39.99

    Price: $39.99
  • WONDERS OF THE WORLDS MUSEUMS : Visit 43 Museums to discover 50 amazing exhibits!
    WONDERS OF THE WORLDS MUSEUMS : Visit 43 Museums to discover 50 amazing exhibits!
    OLDFIELD MOLLY
    ISBN: 9781526360281
    Title: WONDERS OF THE WORLDS MUSEUMS : Visit 43 Museums to discover 50 amazing exhibits!
    Author: OLDFIELD MOLLY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    A cave of wonders in book form, take a journey around the world's museums.

    Open up this treasure trove of wonders to visit 43 museums and 50 exhibits! Discover the most fascinating and mysterious objects found in museums, from star attractions to unsung exhibits. With Molly Oldfield, research elf of hit television show QI, unearth the astonishing stories of how these treasures were created, found and finally displayed. Travel back in time to discover an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, encounter China's mysterious Terracotta Army, sail the seas in a Viking ship, take flight in the world's first aeroplane, defend World War Two Britain in Churchill's siren suit, journey to the Moon with Neil Armstrong in the Apollo 11 Command Module and even play in a World Cup Final wearing Pele's victory shirt. Through stunning photography and glorious illustration, these wonders and many more will bring history, science and culture to life for readers aged 10+, as well as the whole family!

    Imprint: HACHETTE
    RRP: $28.99

    Price: $28.99
  • WONDERSTRUCK
    WONDERSTRUCK
    SELZNICK BRIAN
    ISBN: 9780545027892
    Title: WONDERSTRUCK
    Author: SELZNICK BRIAN
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When Ben finds a mysterious clue hidden in his mother's room, and when a tempting opportunity presents itself to Rose, both children risk everything to find what's missing. Rich, complex, affecting and beautiful, "Wonderstruck" is a staggering achievement from a uniquely gifted artist.

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $34.99

    Price: $34.99
  • WONKEY DONKEY AND OTHER STORIES   -   10 Year Anniversary
    WONKEY DONKEY AND OTHER STORIES - 10 Year Anniversary
    SMITH CRAIG
    ISBN: 9781775436096
    Title: WONKEY DONKEY AND OTHER STORIES - 10 Year Anniversary
    Author: SMITH CRAIG
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A special anniversary edition celebrating Wonkys 10th birthday!

    Five hilarious stories and songs from international bestseller Craig Smith!

    Featuring: The Wonky Donkey Willbee the Bumblebee My Daddy Ate an Apple Square Eyes The Scariest Thing in the Garden. ...who could resist this value-packed, bumper treasury?

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • WONKY DONKEY   -   Board Book
    WONKY DONKEY - Board Book
    SMITH CRAIG
    ISBN: 9781775431756
    Title: WONKY DONKEY - Board Book
    Author: SMITH CRAIG
    Format: BOARD BOOK
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    In this very funny, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey until we end up with a spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey, which will have children in fits of laughter!

    There is much fun to be had by listening to the song and trying to predict the new word for each clue given!

    Includes bonus CD performed by Craig Smith.

    Now in board book format — perfect for little hands!

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $12.99

    Price: $12.99
  • WONKY DONKEY - BOOK AND CD
    WONKY DONKEY - BOOK AND CD
    SMITH CRAIG
    ISBN: 9781869439262
    Title: WONKY DONKEY - BOOK AND CD
    Author: SMITH CRAIG
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    I was walking down the road, and I saw a donkey ... hee-haw! And he only had three legs. He was a wonky donkey ...

    In this very funny, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey until we end up with a spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey, which will have children in fits of laughter! There is much fun to be had by listening to the song and trying to predict the new word for each clue given!

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $16.99

    Price: $16.99
  • WORDS IN DEEP BLUE
    WORDS IN DEEP BLUE
    CROWLEY CATH
    ISBN: 9781742612386
    Title: WORDS IN DEEP BLUE
    Author: CROWLEY CATH
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Second-hand bookshops are full of mysteries This is a love story. It's the story of Howling Books, where readers write letters to strangers, to lovers, to poets, to words.

    It's the story of Henry Jones and Rachel Sweetie. They were best friends once, before Rachel moved to the sea. Now, she's back, working at the bookstore, grieving for her brother Cal. She's looking for the future in the books people love, and the words that they leave behind. Sometimes you need the poets.

    The new novel from the award-winning author of Graffiti Moon.

    Imprint: PAN
    RRP: $18.99

    Price: $18.99
  • WORLD OF CITIES
    WORLD OF CITIES
    MURRAY LILY
    ISBN: 9781406377217
    Title: WORLD OF CITIES
    Author: MURRAY LILY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Bring cities around the world to life with this beautiful anthology from print-maker James Brown.

    Climb Paris's Eiffel Tower, explore Cairo's ancient pyramids, wander the busy streets of New Delhi and see the lights of Shanghai in this whirlwind tour of the world's most beautiful cities. Print-maker James Brown, the talent behind international bestseller A World of Information, has rendered each city in bold, bright colours, with fascinating facts about the history and culture incorporated into the contemporary designs. London, New York and Tokyo have never looked so stylish – or so alive.

    The 30 cities featured are: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Beijing, Berlin, Cairo, Cape Town, Delhi, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lisbon, London, New York, Mexico City, Paris, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Venice and Vienna.
    James Brown's illustrations are stylish and contemporary, but also recall charming vintage travel posters.
    Quirky historical and cultural facts are cleverly incorporated into the designs for each city.


    Imprint: WALKER BOOKS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • WORLD OF DISCOVERY
    WORLD OF DISCOVERY
    PLATT RICHARD
    ISBN: 9781406381269
    Title: WORLD OF DISCOVERY
    Author: PLATT RICHARD
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A stunning collection of the world's most important discoveries for all the family to enjoy.

    In the stylish miscellany, print-maker James Brown travels through the past and present, showing the amazing breakthroughs in science and technology that have changed our lives for ever. Discover fascinating facts and figures about space travel, the human body, time, the computer and much more with Brown’s bold, bright colours and beautiful contemporary designs. Each illustration is presented alongside an engaging fact-filled explanation by celebrated author Richard Platt. Covering more than 30 diverse and fascinating topics, this is the perfect book for the whole family to enjoy.

    Imprint: WALKER BOOKS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
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