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A Swim in the Sea, by Sue Whiting and Meredith Thomas

Title: A Swim in the Sea

Author: Sue Whiting

Illustrator: Meredith Thomas

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3+ Early Childhood Early Stage 1 Picture Book


Title: Agent Asha: Shark Bytes

Author: Sophie Deen
Illustrator: Anjan Sarkar

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7+ Illustrated Fiction Problem Solving


Title: Akissi series
Author: Marguerite Abouet
Illustrator: Mathieu Sapin

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Ayu and the Perfect Moon, by David Cox

Title: Ayu and the Perfect Moon

Author: David Cox


Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia Picture Book Series Walker Classics

Ben and the icky ooky sticky smick

Title: Ben and the Icky Ooky Sticky Smick

Author: Sally Sutton

Illustrator: Gary Venn

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Picture Book


Title: Beware the Deep Dark Forest
Author: Sue Whiting
Illustrator: Annie White

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Title: Colin Kaepernick

Author: Blake Hoena
Illustrator: Sam LeDoyen

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8+ Junior Graphic Novel Junior Non-Fiction Stage 2 Stage 3


Title: Dream Riders: Storm
Authors: Jesse Blackadder & Laura Bloom

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8+ Animals Junior Fiction Teamwork


Title: DUCK!
Author: Meg McKinlay
Illustrator: Nathaniel Eckstrom

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3+ Picture Book Uncategorized


Title: Elizabella Meets Her Match
Author: Zoë Norton Lodge
Illustrator: Georgia Norton Lodge

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8+ Junior Fiction

Flora and Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell

Title: Flora and Ulysses
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrator: K.G. Campbell

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Junior Fiction


Title: Horatio Squeak
Authors: Karen Foxlee and Evie Barrow

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4+ Picture Book Stage 1


Title: I’m a Duck
Author: Eve Bunting
Illustrator: Will Hillenbrand

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3+ Picture Book

Jim's Lion, Russell Hoban and Alexis Deacon

Title: Jim’s Lion
Author: Russell Hoban
Illustrator: Alexis Deacon

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7+ Illustrated Fiction Junior Fiction Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4


Title: Just Because

Author: Mac Barnett

Illustrator: Isabelle Arsenault

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4+ Picture Book


Title: Koala
Author: Claire Saxby
Illustrator: Julie Vivas

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5+ Picture Book

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Title: Little Dog and the Summer Holiday
Author: Corinne Fenton
Illustrator: Robin Cowcher

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5+ Picture Book


Title: Madame Badobedah

Author: Sophie Dahl

Illustrator: Lauren O’Hara

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Title: Maddie’s First Day
Author: Penny Matthews
Illustrator: Liz Anelli

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5+ Picture Book


Title: Magrit
Author: Lee Battersby
Illustrator: Amy Daoud

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9+ Junior Fiction Stage 2 Stage 3


Title: Me Too
Author: Erika Geraerts
Illustrator: Charl Laubscher

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3+ Picture Book


Title: My Name is Lizzie Flynn: A Story of the Rajah Quilt
Author: Claire Saxby
Illustrator: Lizzy Newcomb
Imprint: Black Dog Books

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7+ Picture Book Stage 1 Stage 2


Title: Nature Storybooks: Desert Lake: The Story of Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre
Author: Pamela Freeman
Illustrator: Liz Anelli

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5+ Early Stage 1 Non-Fiction Picture Book Picture Book Stage 1 Stage 2


Title: Nop

Author and Illustrator: Caroline Magerl

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4+ Picture Book

Once a Shepherd, Glenda Millard and Phil Lesnie

Title: Once a Shepherd
Author: Glenda Millard
Illustrator: Phil Lesnie

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5+ Picture Book Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3

One Gorilla, by Anthony Browne

Title: One Gorilla
Author/Illustrator: Anthony Browne

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0+ Early Childhood Early Stage 1 Picture Book

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Title: Over the Shop

Author: JonArno Lawson
Illustrator: Qin Leng

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3+ Picture Book Stage 1 Stage 2


Title: Rain Before Rainbows
Author: Smriti Halls
Illustrator: David Litchfield

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Title: Secrets of Magnolia Moon

Author: Edwina Wyatt

Illustrator: Katherine Quinn



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7+ Illustrated Fiction Junior Fiction


Title: Small in the City

Author and Illustrator: Sydney Smith

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4+ Picture Book

Spark, Rachael Craw

Title: Spark
Author: Rachael Craw

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14+ Stage 5 Young Adult Fiction

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Title: Ten Pound Pom
Author: Carole Wilkinson
Illustrator: Liz Anelli

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8+ Picture Book

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Title: The Anzac Billy

Author: Claire Saxby

Illustrators: Mark Jackson and Heather Potter

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5+ Illustrated Fiction Picture Book


Title: The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
Author: M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin
Illustrator: Eugene Yelchin

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10+ Illustrated Fiction


Title: The Biscuit Maker
Author: Sue Lawson
Illustrator: Liz Anelli

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The Black Book of Colours, by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faria

Title: The Black Book of Colours
Author: Menena Cottin
Illustrator: Rosana Faria
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Picture Book


Title: The Book of Stone

Author: Mark Greenwood

Illustrator: Coral Tulloch


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5+ Narrative Non-Fiction Picture Book


Title: The Cat with the Coloured Tail
Author: Gillian Mears
Illustrator: Dinalie Dabarera

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8+ Illustrated Fiction Stage 2 Stage 3

The Croc and the Platypus

Title: The Croc and the Platypus
Author: Jackie Hosking
Illustrator: Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

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3+ Early Stage 1 Picture Book Stage 1


Title: The Crossover

Author: Kwame Alexander
Illustrator: Dawud Anyabwile

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12+ YA Graphic Novel


Title: The Dam
Author: David Almond
Illustrator: Levi Pinfold

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5+ Picture Book


Title: The Day War Came
Author: Nicola Davies

Illustrator: Rebecca Cobb

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5+ Picture Book


Title: The Good Son: A Story from the First World War, Told in Miniature

Author: Pierre-Jacques Ober
Illustrators: Jules Ober, Felicity Coonan

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14+ Narrative Non-Fiction Picture Book


Title: The Happiness Box
Author: Mark Greenwood
Illustrator: Andrew McLean

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7+ Picture Book

The Lost Girl, Ambelin Kwaymullina and Leanne Tobin

Title: The Lost Girl
Author: Ambeline Kwaymullina
Illustrator: Leanne Tobin

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5+ Early Stage 1 Picture Book Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3

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Title: The Night We Made the Flag
Author/Illustrator: Carole Wilkinson and Sebastian Ciaffaglione 

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5+ Early Stage 1 Stage 1

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Title: The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!

Author and illustrator: Mo Willems

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4+ Junior Fiction Picture Book Responsibility


Title: The Proudest Blue

Author: Ibtihaj Muhammad

Illustrators: Hatem Aly

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4+ Early Stage 1 Picture Book Stage 1 Stage 2

The Skunk With No Funk, Rebecca Young and Leila Rudge

Title: The Skunk with No Funk
Author: Rebecca Young
Illustrator: Leila Rudge

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3+ Early Stage 1 Picture Book Stage 1


Title: The Underhills

Author and Illustrator: Bob Graham

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4+ Illustrated Fiction Picture Book


Title: Time Now to Dream
Author: Timothy Knapman
Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury

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3+ Picture Book

What Happens Next? Tull Suwannakit

Title: What Happens Next?
Author: Tull Suwannakit

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3+ Early Stage 1 Picture Book Stage 1


Title: Wombat

Author: Christopher Cheng
Illustrator: Liz Duthie

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5+ Animals Early Stage 1 Nature Storybooks Series Stage 1 Stage 2