"The Outback" by Annaliese Porter. Annaliese Porter was only eight years old when she wrote The Outback. She has captured the Australian outback in all its moods in this moving bush ballad about the country’s vast interior. The Outback, illustrated by respected Aboriginal artist Bronwyn Bancroft, depicts recognisable Australian landscapes and animals such as Uluru, dingoes, cockatoos, snakes and goannas. A stunning picture book destined to become an Australian classic.

This moving bush ballad about the country’s vast interior captures the Australian outback in all its moods. Written by Annaliese Porter when she was only eight years old, this book brings together a gifted, young writer and Bronwyn Bancroftt, one

HOOK KIDS on READING: WILD and WONDERFUL Series - by Margot Finke: Rhyming picture books include fun facts about animals from the US and Australia. Never Say BOO to a Frilly - Kangaroo Clues - Mama Grizzly Bear. Coming soon: Prairie Dog's Play Day. And there are 3 more waiting publication!!

Never Say Boo to a Frilly, by Margot Finke separate stories: Frillneck Lizard - Rainbow birds - Tasmanian Devil Dance. Rhyming stories that offer fun facts, vocab words, and a link to Teacher's Guide.

Fox book by Margaret Wild Discover the archetypal drama about friendship,loyalty,risk and betrayal between a dog,magpie and fox. Allen and Unwin,2000

Ron Brooks] -- An injured magpie and a one-eyed dog live happily together in the forest, until a jealous fox arrives to teach them what it means to be alone.

Award winning story about an Australian family on an Aussie beach holiday!

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Book Reviews, Children's Picture Book #Debbie Glade enjoyed this charming picture book set down under. Yes, Australia is the setting for this charming book, written by Yvonne Morrison. Town Possum Outback Possum ($16.99, Little Hare Books, ages 3 and up) is a story about two cousins who live very different lives

BooksDirect has Town Possum, Outback Possum written by Yvonne Morrison, the isbn of this book, CD or DVD is 9781921541476 and . Buy Town Possum, Outback Possum online from our Australian bookstore.

A Year On Our Farm by Penny Matthews. Australian! Lots of words to read, so not for the very beginner reader.

Fishpond Australia, A Year on Our Farm by Andrew McLean (Illustrated ) Penny Matthews. Buy Books online: A Year on Our Farm, ISBN Andrew McLean (Illustrated by) Penny Matthews

Possum Magic - Mem Fox - possibly the sweetest picture book to learn about Australia - the best Year 1 Australia Day book! Teaching notes here: http://www.scholastic.com.au/schools/bookclub/pdf/pm_teaching_notes.pdf

Possum Magic - Mem Fox - Grandma Poss uses her best bush magic to make Hush invisible. But when Hush longs to be able to see herself again, the two possums must make their way across Australia to find the magic food that will make Hush visible once more.

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Booktopia has The Terrible Suitcase by Emma Allen. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Terrible Suitcase online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

This is one cool book – about finding friendship and music. You could read it a hundred times and still enjoy it. Its also a lovely one for...

Herman and Rosie: Gus Gordon City life can be busy, bustling. and lonely. Two musicians find a satisfying friendship in this musical journey set in New York City.

Australia - The little corroboree frog The Little Corroborree Frog gently introduces the serious plight of one of Australia’s most endangered species. Jet the corroboree frog is happily taking care of the tadpole ponds when the water starts to dry up and his family’s eggs are threatened. He goes to visit Grandmother Frog to find out why and she tells him about the summers that are getting hotter and the careless humans who are leaving their rubbish around.

The Little Corroborree Frog gently introduces the serious plight of one of Australia’s most endangered species. Jet the corroboree frog is happily taking care of the tadpole ponds when the water starts to dry up and his family’s eg

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Fishpond Australia, All Through the Year by Jane Godwin. Buy Books online: All Through the Year, ISBN Jane Godwin

A great book for young children- a springboard into learning about some Australian heroes. Visit My Little Bookcase for a review.

Booktopia has The Great Expedition, CBCA 2012 Notable by Peter Carnavas. Buy a discounted Hardcover of The Great Expedition online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Story Cove: Read-Along Stories, Picture books, focus on learning about other cultures.

When Tree Kangaroo and Koala dig a well to get some water, Tree Kangaroo ends up doing all of the work and Koala ends up with a stumpy tail in this origin story from Australia.

JUST PUBLISHED!! "Kangaroo Clues" by Margot Finke - rhyming PB about how old Man Roo escaped the wild dingoes. Part of her Wild and Wonderful Series about critters form the US and Australia.

Carpet Books "Kangaroo Clues" - illustrated by Mustafa Delioglu Who sewed the pouch on the Kangaroo And placed her Joey in there too? Was it a Dreamtime spirit-man Who made up creatures from a plan?