Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics

Author: Robin Klein

Illustrator: Allison Colpoys

Price: $19.99
$19.99
SKU: 9780670076833

Alison Ashley. She was the most beautiful, graceful, elegant thing you ever saw in your life . . . And from the first day I hated her.

Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind.

Price: $19.99

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Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics
Classic children's fiction in a beautiful book package. Inbetween dealing with her embarrasing family and focusing on her on-screen destiny the arrival of perfect Alison Ashley at Barringa East turns Erica Yurken's world upside down and Erica becomes determined to hate her.
Classic children's fiction in a beautiful book package. Inbetween dealing with her embarrasing family and focusing on her on-screen destiny the arrival of perfect Alison Ashley at Barringa East turns Erica Yurken's world upside down and Erica becomes determined to hate her.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742538167
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Thingnapped!

Emily's pet stegosaurus Thing is kidnapped by the very rich and very horrible Stephanie Strobe, who locks him in her ensuite bathroom.
How will Emily find him?

Thingnapped! is the sequel to the much-loved, award-winning Thing , brought to life by two of Australia's favourite creators of books for young people.



Emily's pet stegosaurus Thing is kidnapped by the very rich and very horrible Stephanie Strobe, who locks him in her ensuite bathroom.
How will Emily find him?

Thingnapped! is the sequel to the much-loved...


Published: 31/08/2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143503439
RRP: $12.95
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley
'Utter loathing and hatred,' I said. 'I wouldn't even be on the same bus as you . . . If I could have caught a virus in time.'

Erica Yurken knew she was destined for great things. Never in any doubt about her own genius, she felt superior to everyone at notorious Barringa East . . . that is, until Alison Ashley turned up.

'Utter loathing and hatred,' I said. 'I wouldn't even be on the same bus as you . . . If I could have caught a virus in time.'

Erica Yurken knew she was destined for great things. Never in any doubt about...

Published: 01/05/1984
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140316728
RRP: $17.99
Book Cover:  People Might Hear You
When her aunt marries the forbidding Mr Tyrell, Frances is introduced to the mysterious temple, with its strange, fanatical beliefs. At first she trustingly accepts her aunt's new life, and tries to be a 'worthy' member of the temple. But as she uncovers its sinister secrets she realises she has no escape . . .
When her aunt marries the forbidding Mr Tyrell, Frances is introduced to the mysterious temple, with its strange, fanatical beliefs. At first she trustingly accepts her aunt's new life, and tries to be...
Published: 01/09/2003
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140366297
RRP: $17.99
Book Cover: The Listmaker
Twelve-year-old Sarah makes lists. It helps her remain in control when her life is on hold. But what sort of life does she want when the choice is between eccentric elderly aunts and her sophisticated glamorous stepmother? A wonderful portrayal of families with all their idiosyncrasies.
Twelve-year-old Sarah makes lists. It helps her remain in control when her life is on hold. But what sort of life does she want when the choice is between eccentric elderly aunts and her sophisticated...
Published: 01/09/1997
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670871759
RRP: $19.95
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Book Cover: The Listmaker
Published: 01/09/1997
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742284620
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Came Back to Show you I Could Fly
Published: 01/03/1991
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742283784
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Hating Alison Ashley: A Play
Richard Tulloch has many plays to his credit and more than fifteen years experience in theatre, film and television. Here is his extremely funny play adapted from the highly successful novel.
Richard Tulloch has many plays to his credit and more than fifteen years experience in theatre, film and television. Here is his extremely funny play adapted from the highly successful novel.
Published: 02/05/1988
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140327496
RRP: $19.95

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Book Cover:  Looking for Alibrandi: Australian Children's Classics
One of Australia's best loved children's classics, Looking for Alibrandi will stay with you always
One of Australia's best loved children's classics, Looking for Alibrandi will stay with you always
Published: 26/03/2014
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670077786
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover: A Fortunate Life: Australian Children's Classics
And that's the way it was. I would often go into the bush and watch the birds and think in some ways they were like me – they had to fend for themselves as soon as the mother bird thought that they were old enough.
And that's the way it was. I would often go into the bush and watch the birds and think in some ways they were like me – they had to fend for themselves as soon as the mother bird thought that they were old enough.
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076895
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover: The Power of One: Australian Children's Classics
Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world.
Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world.
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670077564
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  Australian Children's Classics Set
Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in this series of stories too precious to leave behind.
Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in this series of stories too precious to leave behind.
Published: 01/11/2013
Format: Book/Pack
ISBN: 9314994088809
RRP: $159.92
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Book Cover:  Taronga: Australian Children's Classics
The great dome of the sky, black, star-sprinkled, arched above him, appearing at that moment so limitless, so vast and free, that the fences and cages of Taronga were dwarfed, reduced to the point where they barely seemed to exist . . .
The great dome of the sky, black, star-sprinkled, arched above him, appearing at that moment so limitless, so vast and free, that the fences and cages of Taronga were dwarfed, reduced to the point where they barely seemed to exist . . .
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076888
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  I Can Jump Puddles: Australian Children's Classics
It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and I was going to write a book like The Coral Island.
It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and I was going to write a book like The Coral Island.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076840
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  Playing Beatie Bow: Australian Children's Classics
'Now then,' thought Abigail, 'something very weird has happened to me. I'm in the last century. I don't know why, and that doesn't matter. I've got to get back.'
'Now then,' thought Abigail, 'something very weird has happened to me. I'm in the last century. I don't know why, and that doesn't matter. I've got to get back.'
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076864
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  Seven Little Australians: Australian Children's Classics
If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are.
If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are.
Published: 20/03/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670076871
RRP: $19.99

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