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Taronga: Australian Children's Classics
Taronga: Australian Children's Classics Victor Kelleher
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 . . .
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Blueback: Australian Children's Classics
Blueback: Australian Children's Classics Tim Winton
From one of Australia's best-loved authors, Tim Winton, comes this achingly beautiful story about family, belonging and living a life in tune with the environment.
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Looking for Alibrandi: Australian Children's Classics
Looking for Alibrandi: Australian Children's Classics Melina Marchetta
One of Australia's best loved children's classics, Looking for Alibrandi will stay with you always
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Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics
Hating Alison Ashley: Australian Children's Classics Robin Klein
Alison Ashley. She was the most beautiful, graceful, elegant thing you ever saw in your life . . . And from the first day I hated her.
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Seven Little Australians: Australian Children's Classics
Seven Little Australians: Australian Children's Classics Ethel Turner
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.
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Playing Beatie Bow: Australian Children's Classics
Playing Beatie Bow: Australian Children's Classics Ruth Park
'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.'
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I Can Jump Puddles: Australian Children's Classics
I Can Jump Puddles: Australian Children's Classics Alan Marshall
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.
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The Power of One: Australian Children's Classics
The Power of One: Australian Children's Classics Bryce Courtenay
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.
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Australian Children’s Classics
Australian Children’s Classics Series

Rediscover the magic of Australia’s most memorable books for children and teens. 

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Animals and Us
Animals and Us Book List

Stories of connection, courage and cuteness.

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