Book blurbs

 

Want to play trucks? - Ann Stott & Bob Graham

Jack likes trucks. Alex likes dolls. Just what will they play together? Luckily for Jack and Alex, the day is saved with a little bit of compromise. What about dolls who drive trucks?

 

Millie's missing yawn - You Jun Byun

Millie has lost her yawn, and she can't get to sleep without it. Her dog and cat haven't seen it, and neither have the penguins at the south pole, and the rabbits on the moon certainly haven't.

 

Cinderfella - Malachy Doyle & Matt Hunt

Once upon a time, there lived Cinderfella - a little boy, forever bossed around by his two older brothers. But on the day of our story, Cinderfella is determined to dream big, dress fancy and DANCE.

 

Follow the track all the way back - Timothy Knapman & Ben Mantle

Little Train is going out on the track, all by himself, for the very first time! But before he goes, his mummy and daddy remind him: When it's time to come home, just follow the track all the way back.

  

How to raise your grown-ups (Hubert Horatio) - Lauren Child


At school and home, things are also changing. There's a new girl in Clementine's class who looks set to cause trouble. And at Penberthy House, Drew and Will have become such frequent visitors that Clementine begins to wonder whether a very special promise is about to be made. - See more at: http://www.randomhouse.com.au/books/jacqueline-harvey/clementine-rose-and-the-special-promise-9780857987860.aspx#sthash.7ozGcJtt.dpuf
Clementine Rose has to say goodbye. Her friends, Sophie and Jules, are moving back to France. While she is sad to see them go, Sophie has promised they will come back. Plus, Clementine will now have an overseas pen pal!

At school and home, things are also changing. There's a new girl in Clementine's class who looks set to cause trouble. And at Penberthy House, Drew and Will have become such frequent visitors that Clementine begins to wonder whether a very special promise is about to be made. - See more at: http://www.randomhouse.com.au/books/jacqueline-harvey/clementine-rose-and-the-special-promise-9780857987860.aspx#sthash.7ozGcJtt.dpuf

The Bobton-Trent seniors certainly know how to be more than a little bit irresponsible. For Hubert, this tends to mean that a lot of his spare time is spent steering his rather unruly set of grown-ups out of trouble .

St Grizzle's school for girls, goats and random boys - Karen McCombie

When we arrive the school's had a drastic makeover. Gone are the uniforms, the rules and ... er, most of the pupils and staff. We're greeted by a bunch of stampeding eight-year-olds, a head-butting goat and a crazy head teacher wearing a plastic spoon crown.

                                

Natural born loser - Oliver Phommavanh

When the new principal invites anyone in Year Six to 'audition' to be prefects, Zain ends up in the final selection. And when he  makes a crazy promise to get air con for the classrooms, will they ever be able to save themselves and the school by finding the money to do it?

 

Pony on the twelfth floor - Polly Faber

Kizzy thought she had dreamed of every possible way she might get a pony. She never expected to pick one up from the supermarket. There's just one small       problem: how do you keep a pony on the twelfth floor of a high rise without your mum finding out?

               

Fairy garden handbook - Liza Gardner Walsh

The popularity of fairies and fairy houses has soared, as has the growing movement to get children interested in outdoor activities such as gardening. This new how-to book for parents and kids combines the best of both worlds.

 

Dictionary of dinosaurs: an illustrated A to Z of every dinosaur ever discovered - Dieter Braun

Find out about every dinosaur that's  ever been discovered in this Dictionary of Dinosaurs!

 

 

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