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y separately published work icon Freeing Billy Meredith Costain , Ringwood : Penguin , 2000 Z668080 2000 single work children's fiction children's Ringwood : Penguin , 2000
y separately published work icon Poor Fish! Jane Godwin , Ringwood : Penguin , 2000 Z668113 2000 single work children's fiction children's

'It's Saturday morning. Auskick starts soon. But there's something wrong with Brendan's Fish...' (Publication summary)

Ringwood : Penguin , 2000
y separately published work icon The Two Gorillas Ursula Dubosarsky , Ringwood : Penguin , 2000 Z764734 2000 single work children's fiction children's Becky's two gorillas lived inside her doll's house. One was green and the other was red. They were very scary gorillas until Becky gave them their first bath. Ringwood : Penguin , 2000
y separately published work icon Blue Hair Day James Moloney , Ringwood : Penguin , 2000 Z796529 2000 single work children's fiction children's

'Sonya and Margo hear their grandmother talk about putting a blue rinse in her hair. They decide to do it for her, while she is asleep. They use food dye. Too much food dye. Oh dear. Blue Hair. Get the picture?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Ringwood : Penguin , 2000
y separately published work icon Black Dog Christobel Mattingley , Sydney : Collins , 1979 Z836080 1979 single work children's fiction children's When, on her first day, she loses her way in the halls of her new large school, Kerry is confronted by a frightening big black dog who eventually leads her to where she wants to go. Ringwood : Puffin , 2000
y separately published work icon Fairy Bread Ursula Dubosarsky , Ringwood : Penguin , 2001 Z921885 2001 single work children's fiction children's 'Becky wants only fairy bread at her birthday party, but when her friends come they only eat the birthday cake. What is she going to do with all the left-over fairy bread?' (Publisher's blurb)
Ringwood : Penguin , 2001
y separately published work icon Follow That Lion! Rosemary Hayes , Ringwood : Puffin , 2001 Z922220 2001 single work children's fiction children's humour Ringwood : Puffin , 2001
y separately published work icon When Anna Slept Over Jane Godwin , Ringwood : Penguin , 2001 Z922545 2001 single work children's fiction children's Ringwood : Penguin , 2001
y separately published work icon Scruffy's Day Out Rachel Flynn , Ringwood : Penguin , 2001 Z923230 2001 single work children's fiction children's

'Dad saves a scruffy little dog from being runover. But whose dog is it?' (Publication summary)

Ringwood : Penguin , 2001
y separately published work icon The Mermaid's Tail Raewyn Caisley , Ringwood : Penguin , 2001 Z1056592 2001 single work children's fiction children's

'Crystal longs to be a mermaid, so her mother makes her a flashing, silver tail which she wears at the swimming pool. But it isn't like being a proper mermaid - that is until she decides to wear her tail to bed one night.' (Publication summary)

Ringwood : Penguin , 2001
y separately published work icon Topsy and Turvy Justin D'Ath , Ringwood : Penguin , 2001 Z797881 2001 single work children's fiction children's Ringwood : Penguin , 2001
y separately published work icon Daryl's Dinner Catherine Jinks , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z949118 2002 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon The Littlest Pirate Sherryl Clark , Ringwood : Puffin , 2002 Z969582 2002 single work children's fiction children's adventure Ringwood : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon The Magic Wand Ursula Dubosarsky , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z982750 2002 single work children's fiction children's 'A short novel in which a small girl, annoyed by her little brother's trailing after her, has him disappear and a black cat takes his place with the wave of a newly discovered magic wand.' (The Bibliography of Australasian Judaica 1788- 2008, 16) Camberwell : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon The Sandpit War Meredith Costain , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z982754 2002 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon The Gorilla Suit Victor Kelleher , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z982762 2002 single work children's fiction children's humour Camberwell : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon No Cat - And That's That! Bruce Dawe , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z982766 2002 single work children's fiction children's

'Can Sam ever persuade her dad to let her have a cat?' (Publication summary)

Camberwell : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon Party Time! Janeen Brian , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z982770 2002 single work children's fiction children's

'It's Mia's first party time at the fairy shop! She knows exactly what will happen because her big sister, Alice, has been to the fairy shop before–twice! But what happens when things don't go as Alice says? Grades 1-3' (Publication summary)

Camberwell : Puffin , 2002
y separately published work icon The Magic Wand Ursula Dubosarsky , Camberwell : Puffin , 2002 Z982750 2002 single work children's fiction children's 'A short novel in which a small girl, annoyed by her little brother's trailing after her, has him disappear and a black cat takes his place with the wave of a newly discovered magic wand.' (The Bibliography of Australasian Judaica 1788- 2008, 16) Philadelphia : Running Press Kids , 2002
y separately published work icon The Monster Hole Mary Small , Camberwell : Puffin , 2003 Z1022983 2003 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2003
y separately published work icon Bad Buster Sofie Laguna , Camberwell : Penguin , 2003 Z1038564 2003 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Penguin , 2003
y separately published work icon Susie the Lifesaver Sherryl Clark , Camberwell : Penguin , 2003 Z1050028 2003 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Penguin , 2003
y separately published work icon Jessie and Mr Smith Jane Godwin , Ringwood : Penguin , 2003 Z1053705 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Jessie would love to keep the tortoise in her backyard. But Mr Smith must belong to somebody. Will Jessie find the right home for him?' (Google Books)

Ringwood : Penguin , 2003
y separately published work icon Oliver's Egg Meredith Costain , Camberwell : Puffin , 2003 Z1120480 2003 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2003
y separately published work icon Show and Tell Bruce Dawe , Camberwell : Puffin , 2003 Z1122000 2003 single work children's fiction children's 'Tommy and Trish take six little bilbies to school for Show and Tell - but no one expects the chaos they cause!' (Publisher's blurb) Camberwell : Puffin , 2003
y separately published work icon Spider! David Metzenthen , Peter Sheehan (illustrator), Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1133636 2004 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2004
y separately published work icon Duck Sounds James Moloney , Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1136573 2004 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2004
y separately published work icon Pop-Up Fox Janeen Brian , Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1141997 2004 single work children's fiction Camberwell : Puffin , 2004
y separately published work icon Ruff and Tumble Mary Small , Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1161050 2004 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2004
y separately published work icon What Dino Saw Victor Kelleher , Camberwell : Puffin , 2004 Z1187094 2004 single work picture book children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2004
y separately published work icon The Princess and the Unicorn Wendy Blaxland , Camberwell : Puffin , 2005 Z1213186 2005 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2005
y separately published work icon Rock-and-Roll Ducks! Janeen Brian , Camberwell : Puffin , 2005 Z1228234 2005 single work children's fiction children's

'Tammy can't draw as well as Grace next door, but there's something she can do, and the ducks will help!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Camberwell : Puffin , 2005
y separately published work icon Roller-Coaster David Metzenthen , Camberwell : Puffin , 2005 Z1241071 2005 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2005
y separately published work icon My Amazing Poo Plant Moya Simons , Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 Z1269455 2005 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Penguin , 2005
y separately published work icon The Naughty Magpie Eleanor Nilsson , Camberwell : Puffin , 2005 Z1288587 2005 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2005
y separately published work icon The Littlest Pirate and the Hammerheads Sherryl Clark , Camberwell : Puffin , 2005 Z1666210 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Nicholas Nosh, the world's littlest pirate, may be small, but when Captain Hammerhead steals the family treasure, Nicholas is the only one who can save the day. As he sails to the rescue, everything seems to be going to plan, until four black fins appear from nowhere...' (From the publisher's website.) Camberwell : Puffin , 2005
y separately published work icon The Magic Violin Victor Kelleher , Camberwell : Penguin , 2006 Z1333081 2006 single work children's fiction children's When Jimbo plays the violin the music is so terrible that the violin takes over and creates its own sound. Camberwell : Penguin , 2006
y separately published work icon Blast Off! Margaret Clark , Camberwell : Penguin , 2006 Z1333092 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Adam wants to be an astronaut. It’s all he ever thinks about. One day he discovers Mad Marvin and his amazing space bubble, and it’s for blast off!' (Publication summary)

Camberwell : Penguin , 2006
y separately published work icon Too Much Stuff Wendy Orr , Camberwell : Puffin , 2006 Z1341430 2006 single work children's fiction children's Cassidy wants a desk. She needs a desk! Her dad will help her build it - but only when she's tidied her messy, messy room! Camberwell : Puffin , 2006
y separately published work icon The Girl Who Fell into a Book Julia Lawrinson , Camberwell : Puffin , 2006 Z1341508 2006 single work children's fiction children's Annie loves reading even more than she loves chocolate. And one day, when she is reading her favourite fairy book, something truly amazing happens. Camberwell : Puffin , 2006
y separately published work icon The Puppet Show Ursula Dubosarsky , Camberwell : Puffin , 2006 Z1341514 2006 single work children's fiction children's 'Becky plans to put on a puppet show in her living room to entertain her cousin Wesley. It's a version of Beauty and the Beast, with music! Hoping for a bigger audience she advertises her show on the telegraphe pole outside. Mum isn't very pleased when strangers turn up. And at the end of the performance Becky's surprise twist terrifies her litle brother Ed, who starts to cry. But at the end of the day Becky gets spooked and Ed gets the last laugh.' (Publisher's blurb) Camberwell : Puffin , 2006
y separately published work icon Tai's Penguin Raewyn Caisley , Camberwell : Puffin , 2006 Z1341608 2006 single work children's fiction children's Tai finds an injured penguin on the beach. Camberwell : Puffin , 2006
y separately published work icon Tim and Tig Victor Kelleher , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1353407 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Tim's birthday present from his Aunt Ethel is a kitten. A very LARGE kitten.' (Publication summary)

Camberwell : Puffin , 2007
y separately published work icon Winning the World Cup David Metzenthen , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1419205 2007 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2007
y separately published work icon The Girl Who Turned into Treacle Lorraine Marwood , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1424326 2007 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2007
y separately published work icon Rosie to the Rescue Meredith Costain , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1424412 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Rosie loves things that are red – and especially she loves fire engines!Her home is next door to the Merrivale fire station, and every week she helps fire chief Hamish MacTavish polish the fire engine till it shines.

'Rosie's billycart is painted to look like a miniature fire engine, but she's love a real one of her own. When Mum and Dad need to buy a new used car, she finds one in Col's Car Lot. It's just what she wants – but her parents have different ideas. Rosie thinks this is unfair. So when it's time to go with Mum and Dad to the Merrivale picnic, Rosie decides not to go, and she persuades her best friend, Ned, not to go either. While they are playing in the treehouse, they discover that there's a real fire in Hamish MacTavish's fire station – and Hamish is away at the picnic! Now it's Rosie to the rescue. ' (Publication summary)

Camberwell : Puffin , 2007
y separately published work icon The Littlest Pirate in a Pickle Sherryl Clark , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1447475 2007 single work children's fiction children's humour 'How dare his awful cousin Primrose tell Nicholas Nosh he's too short to be a real pirate? He'll show her what being a real pirate is all about!' (From the publisher's website.) Camberwell : Puffin , 2007
y separately published work icon Sami's Genies Kathryn England , Camberwell : Puffin , 2008 Z1519931 2008 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2008
y separately published work icon Tilly's Treasure Sue Walker , Camberwell : Penguin , 2008 Z1700689 2008 single work children's fiction children's 'Hula hoops, skipping ropes, mood rings . . . there is always a new trend at Tilly's school. How can Tilly keep up?' (From the publisher's website.) Camberwell : Penguin , 2008
y separately published work icon Jerry Ursula Dubosarsky , Camberwell : Puffin , 2008 Z1848812 2008 single work children's fiction children's 'Jerry is a white horse. He is old, and very cranky. Martha is a little afraid of him because Jerry doesn't like to be stroked. But she loves Jerry, even if he doesn't love her back. In art at school she paints Jerry as a beautiful white horse, but when she is asked if the painting is of Jerry she is embarrassed and hides the painting under her desk. One night Martha dreams that Jerry has turned into a wonderful strong horse with wings, and next day she finds that Jerry has died. She takes her painting of the old horse and pins it to his tree. In the painting Jerry looks as though he is flying.' (Publisher's blurb)

Camberwell : Puffin , 2008
y separately published work icon The Princess Who Hated It Robin Klein , Maire Smith (illustrator), Adelaide : Omnibus Books , 1986 Z831028 1986 single work picture book children's humour A princess who hates it trades places with the daughter in a farm family and loves it. Camberwell : Puffin , 2009
y separately published work icon The Newtown Tigers Michael Wagner , Camberwell : Puffin , 2009 Z1631145 2009 single work children's fiction children's 'The Newtown Tigers are the unluckiest team in the history of football. Can anybody turn their luck around?' (From the publisher's website.) Camberwell : Puffin , 2009
y separately published work icon Sam Sullivan's Scooter Jane Godwin , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Camberwell : Penguin , 2009 Z1634218 2009 single work children's fiction children's 'Sam Sullivan is delighted when his dad renovates an old scooter for him. It looks great, but the handlebars aren't quite finished. They are still hollow, and the grips haven't been put on. Sam decides to fill the spaces with his fingers - and then he finds that he can't get them out. Sam is permanently attached to his scooter, and he can't do anything at all!' (Libraries Australia.)

Camberwell : Penguin , 2009
y separately published work icon The Littlest Pirate and the Treasure Map Sherryl Clark , Camberwell : Puffin , 2009 Z1666218 2009 single work children's fiction children's 'The littlest pirate in the world has found an old treasure map. Will it really lead him to buried gold? Or is somebody trying to trick him?' (From the publisher's website.) Camberwell : Puffin , 2009
y separately published work icon Pippa's Perfect Ponytail Julie Nickerson , Janine Dawson (illustrator), Ringwood : Puffin , 2009 Z1796883 2009 single work children's fiction children's 'Pippa is getting ready for her birthday party, and for birthday parties she always, always wears her hair in a perfect ponytail!' (Publisher's blurb)
Ringwood : Puffin , 2009
y separately published work icon Joe's Boat Raewyn Caisley , Camberwell : Puffin , 2010 Z1699849 2010 single work children's fiction children's Camberwell : Puffin , 2010
y separately published work icon Squidnapped! David Metzenthen , Camberwell : Puffin , 2010 Z1700233 2010 single work children's fiction children's A little girl named Holly takes a baby squid from the sea. She calls him Mr Googly, and is fascinated by his speediness and his ability to change colour. As she wanders along the beach, showing her prize catch to beachgoers, she becomes lost. Her parents are worried and begin to look for her. Meanwhile, the parents of the little squid also worry about their missing baby. Holly's parents find her, and before she goes home she returns Mr Googly to his home, too - to the sea, where he is at last reunited with his parents (Libraries Australia). Camberwell : Puffin , 2010
y separately published work icon Rosie Staples' Minor Magical Misunderstanding Cath Crowley , Camberwell : Puffin , 2010 Z1751639 2010 single work children's fiction children's Rosie Staples is determined that this year she will win the lead in this year's school play, but she needs some very serious magic if she is to defeat Maddison Diamond. Maddison is the teachers' pet and she always gets the lead, while Rosie has to put up with short, funny roles. So Rosie, who loves tricks and magic, saves her money and buys The Sooner it Happens the Better Magical Wishing Stone from the magic shop (Libraries Australia). Camberwell : Puffin , 2010
y separately published work icon Crusher Kevin Penny Matthews , Camberwell : Puffin , 2010 Z1772635 2010 single work children's fiction children's 'Soon Charlie will have a dog of his own, but it won't be a big, scary dog like Crusher. Who could ever love a dog like that?' -- Back cover. Camberwell : Puffin , 2010
y separately published work icon Pippa, The Perfect Flowergirl Julie Nickerson , Janine Dawson (illustrator), Ringwood : Puffin , 2011 Z1796878 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'Pippa is so excited - she's going to be the flowergirl at her aunt's wedding. And she wants everything to be perfectly perfect!' (Publisher's blurb)
Ringwood : Puffin , 2011
y separately published work icon Fast Grandma Margaret Clark , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1805104 2011 single work children's fiction children's Evie and Matthew are being looked after by their grandmother while their mum and dad are away. They call her Fast Grandma because everything she does, from shopping to skateboarding, is so fast that the children can hardly keep up with her. But the day Grandma speedily nabs a thief, they are very proud of their unconventional relative! (Libraries Australia). Camberwell : Puffin , 2011
y separately published work icon Mr Eight Sharyn Eastaugh , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1805110 2011 single work children's fiction children's "Mr Eight is a giant octupus, and he's just the sort of pet Henry has always wanted!"--Back cover. Camberwell : Puffin , 2011
y separately published work icon The Amazing Fleadini Christina Miesen , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1811344 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'The Flea Circus is the best show Matt has ever seen. And now its superstar, the Amazing Fleadini, wants to stay with him!' (Publisher's blurb) Camberwell : Puffin , 2011
y separately published work icon Save Our Sharks David Metzenthen , Camberwell : Puffin , 2012 Z1870456 2012 single work children's fiction children's

The Seaport Junior Sharks football team is in trouble. The Sharks haven't won a single match in the last two seasons, their oval has been declared unsafe, and they don't have enough players to form a viable team. But Eddie Atlas is determined to save the Sharks (Libraries Australia).

Camberwell : Puffin , 2012
y separately published work icon Freda the Free-Range Chook David Metzenthen , Camberwell : Puffin , 2012 Z1879797 2012 single work children's fiction children's Freda is bored with life in the henhouse. She wants to see the world, and have adventures! So one day she sneaks away from her hen friends and power-walks to the creek. Freda soon finds that life outside the farmyard can be a challenge, but because she is such a gifted chook, such a thinking chook, she manages to get herself out of trouble. Even being lost isn't a concern for this confident, role-model hen! However, when Freda finds herself stuck up a windmill, with a huge feral cat lying in wait for her below, she realises that too much adventure can be a very bad thing. Apart from that, a windmill is not the place to lay an egg (Libraries Australia). Camberwell : Puffin , 2012
y separately published work icon The Becky Collection : Five Favourite Nibbles from Ursula Dubosarsky and Mitch Vane Ursula Dubosarsky , Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2013 Z1916969 2013 selected work children's fiction Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2013

Works about this Work

Fiction in Series : Resources for Literacy and Pleasure in the Primary Years Lyn Linning , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 27 no. 5 2012; (p. 14-19)
Survey of all the major publisher and author series suitable for primary school children.
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2011 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 5-7)
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2008 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 3 - 9)
Untitled Russ Merrin , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , September vol. 20 no. 4 2005; (p. 31)

— Review of Aussie Nibbles 2000 series - publisher children's fiction ; Start-Ups 2002- series - publisher
Untitled Debbie Muligan , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 16 no. 1 2001; (p. 29)

— Review of Aussie Nibbles 2000 series - publisher children's fiction
Untitled Russ Merrin , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , September vol. 20 no. 4 2005; (p. 31)

— Review of Aussie Nibbles 2000 series - publisher children's fiction ; Start-Ups 2002- series - publisher
Untitled Debbie Muligan , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 16 no. 1 2001; (p. 29)

— Review of Aussie Nibbles 2000 series - publisher children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2008 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 3 - 9)
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2011 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 5-7)
Fiction in Series : Resources for Literacy and Pleasure in the Primary Years Lyn Linning , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 27 no. 5 2012; (p. 14-19)
Survey of all the major publisher and author series suitable for primary school children.
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