Book blurbs

 

Swapsies - Fiona Roberton

Fang's favourite toy is Sock, but when his friends bring along shiny trains and bouncy balls, Fang soon swaps his toy for something more exciting.

 

Cake - Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet

Cake is thrilled to be going to a party, until he finds out maybe he's not there as a guest .

 

Fergus the farting dagon - Monique Mulligan & Veronica Rooke

Fergus is different to other dragons, when people make fun of him, he farts! When a knight in a fire-proof suit steals a dragon egg, it's left to Fergus to get the egg back.

 

How many dinosaurs deep? - Ben Kitchin & Vicky Fieldhouse

Jim’s not quite sure that he’s ready to move from the baby pool to the middle sized pool. Can a group of splashing, sploshing dinosaurs help him face his fear?

  

The spaghetti giraffe - Sarah Johnson


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

When fumble-handed cook Mina Cucina drops the spaghetti pot, a new animal is born. As the Spaghetti Giraffe soon learns, he is not the only kitchen animal formed from Mina Cucina's culinary disasters.         


The super life of Ben Braver - Marcus Emerson

Ben Braver is selected to go to a school for children with super powers, even though he doesn't actually have a super power. A  hilarious adventure about super powers, unbelievable inventions, and the greatness that lies within any kid who dreams big.

 

The handbook - Jim Benton

Jack likes to look through trash, and when his elderly neighbors move out and leave a promising pile of refuse outside, he finds a box that holds the Secret Parent's Handbook that lets him and his friends make the rules at home for a change.

 

The hippo at the end of the hall - Helen Cooper

The invitation was delivered by bees, but Ben knew it was for him. It would lead him to an old, shambolic museum, full of strange and bewitching creatures. A peculiar world of hidden mysteries and curious family secrets . . . and some really dangerous magic.

 

Stories for boys who dare to be different - Ben Brooks & Quinton Weller

An inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without  killing a single dragon or saving a single princess. Stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve extraordinary things.

 

The weather disaster - Matthew McElligott

Mad Scientist Academy

Dr. Cosmic can't wait to introduce the students to his latest invention, designed to keep the school at the right temperature for learning. But the machine starts to malfunction, causing extreme weather conditions.

 

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