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Disclaimer - This is my personalised list of texts. My purpose for developing this list was to deepen my understanding of rich text and support my teaching of English, History, Geography, Science and Maths. This list isn't a definitive list and may not be accurate.

Also it doesn't reflect the opinions or judgements of my employer.

I would love you to add to this list, so please email/inbox me your suggestions.

Referenced - "Suggested Texts for the English K–10 Syllabus", Christine Fraser's "Books and More Books for Key English Concepts", Lizzie Chase's book lists, Guide to Using Picture Books in Geography K–10, Guide to Using Picture Books in History K–10, online blogs and professional fb group posts. - Shellie Tancred

Argument

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus - Mo Willems

I Will Never Eat A Tomato - Lauren Child

Don't Let The Pigeon Stay Up Late! - Mo Willems

I Wanna Iguanna - Karen Kaufman Orloff

I Wanna A New Room - Karen Kaufman Orloff

The Day The Crayons Quit - Oliver Jeffers

Vanilla Ice Cream - Bob Graham

Eat Your Peas - Kes Gray

Mr Maxwell's Mouse - Frank Asch

Hey Little Ant! - Phillip Hoose, Hannah Hoose

Have I Got a Book for You! - Melanie Watt

Old Henry - Joan Blos

Earrings! - Judith Voirst

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing - Judi Barrett

Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? Please!? - Lois G. Grambling

Not Norman: A Goldfish Story - Kelly Bennett

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type - Doreen Cronin

The Great Kapok Tree - Lynne Cherry

Memorial - Gary Crew

The Deliverance of Dancing Bears - Elizabeth Stanley

The Perfect Pet - Margie Palatini

Can I Keep Him? - Kellogg Steven

Dear Mrs. Larue - Mark Teague

Have I Got a Book for You! - Melanie Watt

Shark vs. Train Hardcover - Chris Barton

The Wolf's Story - Toby Forward

I Said Nothing - Gary Crew

I Saw Nothing - Gary Crew

I Did Nothing - Gary Crew

Harry Highpants - Tony Wilson

Belinda - Pamela Allen

Please, Open This Book! -Adam Lehrhaupt

What If You Had Animal Teeth? - Sandra Markle

Wombat Stew - Marcia Vaughan

Darius Bell and the Crystal Bees - Odo Hirsch

In the Wake of the Mary Celeste - Gary Crew

Stone Soup - Tony Ross

Authority

My Place - Nadia Wheatley

Mechanica: A Beginner’s Field Guide - Lance Baldachin

Animal Architects: Amazing Animals Who Build Their Homes - Julio Antonio Blasco & Daniel Nassar

City Atlas - Marin Haake

How To Swallow A Pig - Steve Jenkins

Could A Whale Swim ​To The Moon? - Camilla de la Bedoyere

The Big Blue Whale - Nicola Davies

Seahorse Reef:A Story of the South Pacific - Sally M Walker

Australian Kids Through The Years - Tania McCartney

Playground - Nadia Wheatley

The First Drawing - Mordicai Gerstein

The School of Art - Teal Triggs & Daniel Frost

A True Story - Lyre Bird - Jackie Kerin

Python - Chris Cheng

How To Be A Space Explorer - Mark Brake

Lonely Planet Kids Books

Mysterious Patterns - Sarah C Campbell

Titanic - Voices From The Disaster - Deborah Hopkinson

Tea and Sugar Christmas - Jane Jolly

A-Z of Endangered Animals - Jennifer Cossins

Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks - Gina M Newton

Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect - Rohan Cleave

A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land - Simon Barnard

Tom the Outback Mailman - Kristin Weidenbach

William Bligh: A Stormy Story of Tempestuous Times - Michael Sedunary

Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural Anzacs - Robyn Siers & Carlie Walker

Code & Convention

The Magic Hat - Mem Fox

Mr McGee - Bag of Bread - Pamela Allen

Each Peach, Pear, Plum - Janet, Allan Ahlberg

The Wind Blew - Pat Hutchins

There Were 10 In The Bed - Pam Adams

Down By The Station - Annie Kubler

Dr Seuss Books

Where Is The Green Sheep? - Mem Fox

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Eric Carle

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? - Eric Carle

Fabulous Fishes - Susan Stockdale

Rosie's Walk - Pat Hutchins

Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle

There Was An Old Lady - Pam Adams

Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast - Josh Funk

Clementine's Walk - Annie White

Edwina The Emu, Edward the Emu - Sheena Knowles

Waddle, Giggle, Gargle - Pamella Allen

Olga the Brolga - Rod Clement

Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson

Hairy Maclary Books

Columbia Sneezes - Janeen Brian

The Flea's Sneeze - Lynn Downey

Jungle Drums - Graeme Base

Mike I Don't Like - Jale & Kale Temple

Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas - Aaron Blabey

Pig The Pug books - Aaron Blabey

Sky Painter - Margarita Engle

McElligot's Pool - Dr Seuss

The Very Cranky Bear books - Nick Bland

The Scarecrow's Wedding - Julia Donaldson

Alphabetical Sydney - Hilary Bell, Antonia Pesenti

Numerical Street - Hilary Bell, Antonia Pesenti

The Return of The Word Spy - Ursula Dubosarky

Pete The Sheep - Jackie French

Ophelia Wild Deadly Detective - Elena de Roo

My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch - Graeme Base

Sail away:The Ballad of Skip & Nell - Mem Fox

Silly Galah - Jeneen Brian

Bernard Was A Bikie - Val Marshall & Bronwyn Tester

Waltzing Matilda - AB Paterson

Highway Rat - Julia Donaldson

Silly Squid - Janeen Brian

Mulga Bill’s Bicycle AB Paterson - Kilmeny & Deborah Niland

My Little World - Julia Cooke

Bring On The Birds - Susan Stockdale

The Sign of the Seahorse - Graeme Base

The Highway Man - Alfred Noyes

The Worst Band In The Universe - Graeme Base

Sharon, Keep Your Hair On - Gillian Rubinstein

Iliad and The Odyssey - Marcia Williams

AB Paterson Ballads

Drawn Onward - Meg McKinlay, Andrew Frazer

Imagine - John Lennon, Jean Jullien

Do Not Open This Book!, - Joy Cowley

Character

Top Dog - Rod Clement

The Gig Little book of Happy Sadness - Colin Thompson

Alexander's Outing - Pamela Allen

Baby Bedtime - Mem Fox, Emma Quay

Peggy - Anna Walker

Parachute - Danny Parker

Where's Mum? - Libby Gleeson

Josephine Wants To Dance - Jackie French

Treacherous Tales of Tasman Turtle - Simon McLean

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge - Mem Fox

The Great Expedition - Peter Carnavas

Rosie Revere, Engineer - Andrea Beaty

The Little Refugee - Anh Do

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree - Gemma Merino

Lyrebird! A True Story - Jackie Kerin

Sometimes Love Is ​Under Your Foot - Colin Thompson

Fearless - Colin Thompson

Pig The Pug series - Aaron Blabey

Hello From Nowhere - Raewyn Caisley

Pearl Barley & Charlie Parsley - Aaron Blabey

The Emperor and The Kite - Jane Yolen

Fantastic Mr Fox - Roald Dahl

Matilda - Roald Dahl

Boy - Roald Dahl

Diary of A Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kiney

Mr Chicken Lands on London - Leigh Hobbs

Hippopotamouse - Mike Dumbleton & Nina Rycroft

Bugalugs Bum Thief - Tim Winton

Bridge To Terabithia - Katherine Paterson

The Promise - Nicola Davies

Mahtab’s Story - Libby Gleeson

The BIG little Book of Happy Sadness - Colin Thompson

Indian in The Cupboard - Lynne Reid Banks

The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke

Hello From Nowhere - Raewyn Caisley and Karen Blair

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree - Gemma Merino

Ned Kelly and the Green Sash

Storm Boy - Colin Thiele

Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery

Polar Boy - Sandy Fussell

Meet Ned Kelly - Janeen Brian

The Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson

How to Catch a Star - Oliver Jeffers

Dragon Keeper - Carole Wilkinson

Hatchet - Gary Paulsen

The Book of Secrets: Ateban Cipher - A L Tait

What Do You Do with a Problem? - Kobi Yamada

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane - Kate DiCamillo

Connotation, Imagery, Symbolism

The Lion, the Witch & The Wardrobe - C S Lewis

Peace - Kirrily Lowe

Scary Night - Lesley Gibbes

The Duck and The Darkling - Glenda Millard

Drac and The Gremlin - Allan Baillie

Imagine - Alison Lester

The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon - Aaron Blabey

Dirty Beasts - Roald Dahl

I Need My Monster - Amanda Noll

The Exceptionally,Extraordinarily Ordinary First Day of School - Albert Lorenz

Let's Escape - Mike Dumbleton

My Two Blankets - Irena Kobald

The Night Garden - Elise Hurst

Tuesday - David Wiesner

The Tin Forest - Helen Ward

Animalia - Graeme Base

The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein

The Leaf Men - William Joyce

Once Upon an Alphabet - Oliver Jeffers

Nobody Owns The Moon - Tohby Riddle

Elephants Have Wings - Susan Gervay

Witches - Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl books - BFG, George's Marvellous Medicine

Rowan of Rin books

Paul Jennings books

The Stranger - Chris Van Allsburg

The Water Tower - Gary Crew

The Treasure Box - Margaret Wild

Ride Ricardo, Ride! - Phil Cummings

The Silver Donkey - Sonya Hartnett

Daydreams for Night - John Southworth

The Lion, the Witch & The Wardrobe - C S Lewis

The Rabbits - John Marsden

Colour Me - Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Drawn Onward - Meg McKinlay and Andrew Frazer

The Spider's Song - Simon Longstaff

Storm Whale - Sarah Brennan

The Whales' Song - Dyan Sheldon

One World - Michael Foreman

Genre - Biographies - Memoirs

Referenced from Premier's Reading Challenge

From Here to Infinity - Sarah Suzuki

Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint - Gabiann Marin

Mandawuy Yunupingu - Beth Hall

The Magical Garden of Claude Monet - Laurence Anholt

Little People, Big Dreams: Frida Kahlo - Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Little People, Big Dreams: Amelia Earhart - Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Coco Chanel, Little People, Big Dreams - Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie - Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Agatha Christie, Little People, Big Dreams - Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Maya Angelou - Little People, Big Dreams - Lisbeth Kaiser

Leonardo and the Flying Boy: A Story about Leonardo Da Vinci - Laurence Anholt

Camille and the Sunflowers: A Story about Vincent Van Gogh - Laurence Anholt

Papa Chagall, Tell Us a Story - Laurence Anholt

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus - Jennifer Bryant

Seeking Refuge: Rachel's Story - A Journey from a country in Eurasia - Andy Glynne

Professor Fred Hollows - Hazel Edwards

Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail: A Story about Pablo Picasso - Laurence Anholt

Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot - Matthew Clark Smith

She Persisted - Chelsea Clinton

Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel, Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth Century -Sue Macy

Mum Shirl - Karen Lau

Matisse - King of Colour - Laurence Anholt

Kicking Goals with Goodesy and Magic - Adam Goodes

I Am Jazz - Jessica Herthel

History Mysteries: The Lost Explorer - Mark Greenwood

History Mysteries: The Last Tiger - Mark Greenwood

History Mysteries: Lasseter's Gold - Mark Greenwood

Hamid's Story - a Journey from Eritrea - Andy Glynne

Good Enough for a Sheep Station - David Cox

Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World - Laurence Anholt

Frank Gardiner - Jane Smith

Degas and the Little Dancer: A Story about Edgar Degas - Laurence Anholt

Dame Nellie Melba - Gabiann Marin

Cezanne and the Apple Boy - Laurence Anholt

Caroline Chisholm: The Emigrant's Friend - Tania McCartney

Captain Thunderbolt - Jane Smith

Captain Starlight - Jane Smith

Captain Moonlite - Jane Smith

Ben Hall - Jane Smith

Camille and the Sunflowers: A Story about Vincent Van Gogh - Laurence Anholt

Seeking Refuge: Ali's Story - A Journey from Afghanistan - Andy Glynne

Musical Genius: A Story about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Barbara Allman

William the Conqueror: Nowhere to Hide - Caroline Corby

William the Conqueror - Allan Drummond

When I was Little, Like You - Mary Malbunka

Vincent Van Gogh: The Troubled Artist - Anna Claybourne

Ugly - Robert Hoge

To Dance: A Ballerina’s Graphic Novel - Siena Cherson Siegel

The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie: Founding Father or Failure? - Michael Sedunary

The Queen Mother: Grandmother of a Nation - Richard Wood, Sara Barton-Wood

Queen Elizabeth II: Monarch of Our Times - Sara Barton-Wood

Pope John Paul II: Pope for the People - Peggy Burns

Pocahontas: The Prophecy of Doom (Before They Were Famous) - Caroline Corby

Playground - Nadia Wheatley

Pilawuk: When I was Young Book - Janeen Brian

Peter in Peril: Courage and Hope in World War Two - Helen Bate

Pat Rafter - Barrie Sheppard

Ngay Janijirr Ngank: This is My Word - Magdalene Williams

1901-1919: New Nation - Rees D. Barrett

Nelson Mandela - Sean Connolly

Nellie Melba - Nance Irvine

Neil Armstrong: The First Man on the Moon - Mike Goldsmith

Ned Kelly - Barrie Sheppard

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest - Jason Hook

Lost Childhood: My Life in a Japanese Prison Camp During World War II - Annelex Hofstra Layson

A Long Way Home - Saroo Brierley

Lady Jane Grey: Queen For Sale - Caroline Corby

John Lennon: Voice of a Generation - Liz Gogerly

Hiding Edith - Kathy Kacer

Florence Nightingale: The Lady of the Lamp - Kay Barnham

Finding Gobi - The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey - Craig Borlas

The Family with Two Front Doors - Anna Ciddor

Ernie Dingo - Grant McCallum

Eliza Eliza - A Biography of Eliza Winstanley - Nance Irvine

Elephant Man - Mariangela Di Fior

Christina's Matilda - Edel Wignell

Cathy Freeman - Beth Dolan

Born To Run - Cathy Freeman

The Boy from Bowral: The Story of Sir Donald Bradman - Robert Ingpen

Boomerang and Bat: The Story of the Real First Eleven - Mark Greenwood

Mary Gilmore - Allan Drummond

John Monash - Allan Drummond

John Flynn - Allan Drummond

Henry Parkes- Allan Drummond

Edith Cowan - Allan Drummond

Banjo Paterson - Allan Drummond

Meet The ANZACs - Claire Saxby

Meet Weary Dunlop - Claire Saxby

Meet Douglas Mawson - Mike Dumbleton

Meet Nellie Melba - Janeen Brian

Meet Nancy Bird Walton - Grace Atwood

Meet Banjo Paterson - Kristin Weidenbach

Meet Sidney Nolan - Yvonne Mes

Meet Don Bradman - Coral Vass

Meet Ned Kelly - Janeen Brian

Meet Captain Cook - Rae Murdie

Meet the Flying Doctors - George Ivanoff

Meet Don Bradman - Coral Vass

Intertextuality

The Three Little Pigs:& The Somewhat Bad Wolf - Mark Teague

Magritte’s Marvelous Hat - D B Johnson

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore - William Joyce

Dimity Dumpty: The Story of Humpty’s Little Sister - Bob Graham

The Three Little Pigs - David Wiesner

Into The Forest - Anthony Browne

Voices - Anthony Browne

Monster Chef - Nick Bland

A Monster Wrote Me A Letter - Nick Bland

Where's Mum? - Libby Gleeson

Tales From a Tall Forest - Shaun Micallef

Little Red and The Very Hungry Lion - Alex T Smith

Urgency Emergency series

Literary Value

Possum Magic - Mem Fox

Fox - Margaret Wild

Stinky Cheese Man - Jon Scieszka

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - May Gibbs

Muddleheaded Wombat - Ruth Park

Blinky Bill - Dorothy Wall

The Magic Pudding - Norman Lindsay

Playing Beatie Bow - Ruth Park

The Silver Sword - Ian Serraillier

Black Beauty - Anne Sewell

Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

The Hobbit - J R Tolkien

The Iron Man - Ted Hughes

Ash Road - Ivan Southall

Anne of Green Gables - L M Montgomery

The Silver Donkey - Sonya Hartnett

The Lion, the Witch & The Wardrobe - C S Lewis

Island of the Blue Dolphins - Scott O’Dell

Taronga - Victor Kelleher

Sarah, Plain and Tall - Patricia MacLachlan

The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank

The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett

Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

Hating Alison Ashley - Robin Klein

Harry the Dirty Dog - Gene Zion

Caps For Sale - Esphyr Slobodkina

Narrative

Too Many Elephants In This House - Ursula Dubosarsky

Smiley Shark - Ruth Galloway

The Lizard Gang - Kirra Somerville

Demon Dentist - David Walliams

The Burnt Stick - Anthony Hill

Two Wolves - Tristan Bancks

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow - Jessica Townsend

The Thing About Jellyfish - Ali Benjamin

The Short and Happy Life of Riley - Colin Thompson

The Shop at Hoopers Bend - Emily Rodda

Something Special - Emily Rodda

Pigs Might Fly - Emily Rodda

The Best Kept Secret - Emily Rodda

The Wonderling - Mira Bartok

The Thing About Jellyfish - Ali Benjamin

Varjak Paw - S.F. Said

Point of View

A Tale of Two Beasts - Fiona Roberton

The Wolf’s Story - Toby Forward and Izhar Cohen

Click, clack, Moo Cows That Type - Doreen Cronin

The Magic Fair - Sally Morgan and Tracey Gibbs

Rivertime - Trace Balla

Black Snake: The Daring of Ned Kelly

The Jerilderie Letter - Carole Wilkinson

The Day the Crayons Quit - Oliver Jeffers

The Day the Crayons Came Home - Oliver Jeffers

How To Babysit A Grandpa - Jean Reagan

Don't Push The Button - Bill Cotter

How To Raise A Dinosaur - Natasha Wing

Beginners Guide To Running Away from Home - Jennifer Larue Huget

Do Not Open This Book - Andy Lee

First Flight - David Miller

A Tale of Two Beasts - Fiona Roberton

Memoirs of A Goldfish - Devin Scillian

Diary of Wombat - Jackie French

Cinderella's Rat - Susan Meddaugh

Secret Pizza Party - Adam Rubin

The Book That Eats People - John Perry

The Magic Fair - Sally Morgan

Three Hens and A Peacock - Lester Laminack

Diary of A Worm - Doreen Cronin

Voices - Anthony Brown

Rivertime - Trace Bella

Spunky Tells All - Ann Cameron

The Mice Next Door - Anthony Knowles

Jesus Christmas Party - Nicholas Allan

Two Bad Ants - Chris Vans Allsburg

Who Is Melvin Bubble? - Nick Bruel

The Matchbox Diary - Paul Fleischman

One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate

Postcards From Camp - Simms Taback

The Whales Song - Dyan Sheldon

Wonder - R J Palacio

Loyal Creatures - Morris Gleitzman

Home - Narelle Oliver

Golden & Grey - Louise Arnold

Mr Maxwell's Mouse - Frank Asch

Crenshaw - Katherine Applegate

Eric - Shaun Tan

To See The World - Elaine Forrestal

Dreams of Freedom - Oliver Jeffers

Photographs in the Mud - Dianne Wolfer

In Flanders Fields - Lt. Col. John McRae

My Mothers’ Eyes - Mark Wilson

The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

I Was Only Nineteen - John Schumann

I'm Coming To Get You - Tony Ross


Refugees - POV

Refugees - David Miller

Ziba Came by Boat - Liz Lofthouse

Across the Dark Sea - Wendy Orr

Five Times Dizzy - Nadia Wheatley

Dancing in The ANZAC Deli - Nadia Wheatley

Marianthe’s Story: Painted Words and Spoken Memories - Aliki

The colour of home Mary Hoffman illustrated - Karin Littlewood

Winning the World Cup - David Metzenthen

The Name Jar - Yangsook Choi

When Jessie came across the sea - Amy Hest

Home and away - John Marsden

Series - Mohammed’s Journey: A refugee diary, Meltem’s journey: A refugee Diary, Gervelie’s journey: A Refugee Diary,

Hazmat’s journey: A Refugee Diary - Anthony Robinson and Annemarie Young

Grandfather’s Journey - Allen Say

Rainbow Bird - Czenya Cavouras

Letters to Grandma Grace - Victoria Francis

My Dog - John Heffernan

The Lost Children - Sibylla Martin

The Island - Armin Greder

Christophe’s Story - Nicki Cornwall

Onion Tears - Diana Kidd

No Gun for Asmir - Christobel Mattingley

Just One Wish - Sally Rippin

The Little Refugee - Anh Do

The Arrival - Shaun Tan

Refuge - Jackie French

Immigrant Kids - Russell Freedman

Mahtab’s Story - Libby Gleeson

A True Person - Gabiann Marin

Boy Overboard - Morris Gleitzman

Girl Underground - Morris Gleitzman

The Other Side of Truth - Beverley Naidoo

Unpolished Gem - Alice Pung

Nips X1 - Ruth Starke

Nips Go National - Ruth Starke

Noodle Pie - Ruth Starke

Soraya the Storyteller - Rosanne Hawke

Migration and Refugees - Global Village series Cath Senker

The Red Piano - Andre Leblanc & Barroux

Australian Kids Through the Years Book -Tania McCartney

Perspective

Just Another Ordinary Day - Rod Clement

Long Walk To Water - Linda Sue Park

Enigma - Graeme Base

Where's Jessie? - Janeen Brian

Bears Don't Read - Emma Chichester Clark

Eye to Eye - Graeme Base

River - Marc Martin

Rose Blanche - Roberto Innocenti

Crow Country - Kate Constable

Tale of Two Beasts - Fiona Roberton

Once, Then and Now - Gleitzman

Two Hands Together - Diana Kidd

Dancing with Ben Hall - Jackie French

Ziba Came On A Boat - Liz Lofthouse

Nelson Mandela: Long walk to freedom - Chris Van Wyk

My Brother, Martin - Christine King Farris

Through My Eyes - Ruby Bridges

Once - Morris Gleitzman

Then - Morris Gleitzman

Hitler's Daughter - Jackie French

Pennies for Hitler - Jackie French

The Stone Lion - Margaret Wild

Topsy Turvy World: How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers - Kirsty Murray

Holes - Louis Sachar

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes - Eleanor Coerr

My Hiroshima - Junko Morimoto

Running On the Roof of the World - Jess Butterworth

Pink Balloons: The Story of a Young AIDS Sufferer - Beverley McGregor

The Red Pencil - Andrea Davis Pinkney

When I Grow Up - Tim Minchin

The War That Saved My Life - Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

The War I Finally Won - Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Representation

The Farmer and The Clown - Marla Frazee

The Swap - Jan Ormerod

I’ve an Uncle Ivan - Ben Sanders

Night Monsters - Nina Poulos

Where's Mum? - Libby Gleeson

My Uncle's Donkey - Tohby Riddle

Olivia - Ian Falconer

The Gruffalo - Julia Donaldson

Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

That Is Not a Good Idea! - Mo Willems

The Magic Finger - Roald Dahl

The Tunnel - Anthony Browne

The Numberlys - William Joyce

Fox - Margaret Wild

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig - Eugene Trivizas

Mike - Brian Caswell

A Cage of Butterflies - Brian Caswell

Taronga - Victor Kelleher

Memorial - Shaun Tan

Withering by Sea - Judith Rossell

Mirror - Jeannie Baker

Pearl vs the World - Sally Murphy

John Brown Rose and the Midnight Cat - Jenny Wagner

The Red Tree - Shaun Tan

Style

Invisible Tree Books

Grug Books

My Lost Mob - Venetia Tyson

Cat - Mike Dumbleton

Dirty Bertie Books - David Roberts

Jackie French's Wombat books

​Sally Morgan & Ezekiel Kwaymullina Books

Anthony Browne's - Chimp/Gorilla Books

Tashi Books

Mouse Mansion Books

Pig The Pug books

Don't Let a Spoonbill in The Kitchen - Narelle Oliver

Dreamers - Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Whale In The Bath - Kylie Westaway

The Shaggy Gully Times - Jackie French

Aussie Bites books

The Great Escape From City Zoo - Tohby Riddle

Derek 'Danger' Dale: Case of Animals Behaving Really, Really Badly - Michael Gerard Bauer

Eric Vale Books

Stuff Happens Books

The Deliverance of Dancing Bears - Elizabeth Stanley

Lucky - David Mackintosh

Zac Powers Books

Paul Jennings Books

Roald Dahl Books

Verity Sparks Books

Juliet Nearly a Vet Books

Swan-The Life & Dance of Anna Pavlova - Laurel Synder

The Red Tree - Shaun Tan

If - David J Smith

The Right Word - Roget and His Thesaurus - Jen Bryant

Isabella’s Garden - Glenda Millard, Rebecca Cool

Rockhopping - Trace Balla

Rivertime - Trace Balla

Australia Illustrated - Tania McCartney

Geronimo Stilton books

Theme

"Theme" is heavily referenced from "Chris Fraser Books and More Books List"

Theme - Belonging

Counting by 7s - Holly Goldberg Sloan

Piglet and Papa - Margaret Wild

Wombat Goes Walkabout - M. Morpurg & C Birmingham

Night Noises - Mem Fox

My Dearest Dinosaur - Margaret Wild

Pocket Dogs - Margaret Wild

Greetings From Sandy Beach - Bob Graham

Pigs and Honey - Jeannie Adams

Tidy Titch - Pat Hutchins

Gobbledy Gook is Eating a Book - J. Clarke

Clancy the Courageous Cow Lachie Hume Sun Sea Crab & Me - Nigel Gray

Koala Lou - Mem Fox

Possum Magic - Mem Fox

Gordon’s Got a Snookie - Lisa Shanahan

Corduroy - Don Freeman

Dog Breath - Dav Pilkey

Black Dog - Pamela Allen

Wombat Divine - Mem Fox

Miss Lily’s Fabulous Pink Feather Boa - Margaret Wild

Family Forest - Kim Kane

My Family Forest - Alison Voiles

Stellaluna - Janell Cannon

The Lost Thing - Shaun Tan

The Little Refugee - Anh Do

Bad Cat Dreaming - Margaret Wild

Belonging - Jeannie Baker

Clancy and Millie and The Very Fine House - Libby Gleeson

Sam’s Sunday Dad - Margaret Wild

Rowan of Rin - Emily Rodda

Anne of Green Gables - L M Montgomery

Luke’s Way of Looking - Nadia Wheatley

Remember Me - Margaret Wild

Tanglewood - Margaret Wild

The Island - Armin Greder

Willy the Wimp - Anthony Browne

Stanley Paste - Aaron Blabey

Theme - Characterisation - Imagination

Where’s Mum? - Libby Gleeson

Finish the Story, Dad - Nicola Smee

The Gruffalo - Julia Donaldson

Inside Mary Elizabeth’s House - Pamela Allen

Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

The Fearsome, Frightening, Ferocious Box - Francis Watts & David Legge

Just Another Ordinary Day - Rod Clement

The Very Worst Monster - Pat Hutchins

Diary of A Wombat - Jackie French

Gruffalo’s Child - Julia Donaldson

Drac and The Gremlin - Allan Baillie

The Night Garden - Elise Hurst

Gorilla - Anthony Browne

Ellie’s Doorstep - Alison Catley

The Big Ball of String - Ross Mueller

Good News! Bad News! - Colin McNaughton

Imagine - Alison Lester

It's Bedtime, William! - Deborah Niland

Let's Escape Story - Mike Dumbleton

Lizzie Nonsense - Jan Ormerod

Magic Beach - Alison Lester

Milli, Jack and The Dancing Cat - Stephen Michael King

Noises at Night - Beth Raisner Glass & Susan Lubner

There's a Sea in My Bedroom - Margaret Wild

Just Another Ordinary day - Rod Clement

The Twits - Roald Dahl

Inside Mary Elizabeth’s House - Pamela Allen

I Need My Monster - Amanda Noll

Clinton Gregory’s Secret - Bruce Whatley

The Last Viking - Norman Jorgensen

The empty city David Megaritty

Arno the Garbo - Gary Crew

Bamboozled - David Legge

Flabby Cat and Slobby Dog - Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

The tomorrow book Jackie French

It’s a Miroocool! - Christine Harris

Brian Banana Duck Sunshine Yellow - Chris McKimmie

The bully From the Black Lagoon - Mike Thaler

Even Bigger Whoppers - Moya Simons

Characterisation - Difference and Diversity

Clive Eats Alligator - Alison Lester series

Ernie Dances To The Didgeridoo - Alison Lester

Rosie Sips Spiders Alison Lester

When Frank Was Four - Alison Lester

Celeste goes to Spain - Alison Lester

Characterisation - Evil verses Good

Fantastic Mr Fox - Roald Dahl

The Magic Finger - Roald Dahl

The Twits Roald Dahl

Danny the Champion of the World - Roald Dahl

Matilda - Roald Dahl

Character Development - Imagination

Rowan of Rin - Emily Rodda

Tanglewood - Margaret Wild

The Widow’s Broom - Chris Van Allburg

Two Bad Ants - Chris Van Allburg

Anne of Green Gables - L M Montgomery

Grandad's Gifts - Paul Jennings

More Characterisation

The bear in the room next door - Kyle Mewburn

The Cat on the Chimney : Solving Problems with Technology - David Drew

The Class Trip From The Black Lagoon - Mike Thaler

Dear Miss - Amy Husband

The House Under the Stairs - Martin Waddell

I wish I had a Dinosaur - Ian Anggabrata

My Mum Tarzan story - Lisa Shanahan

My Sloppy Tiger Story - Joy Cowley

Olivia Saves the Circus - Ian Falconer

On Our Way to The Beach - Sofie Laguna

One of Those Days - John Heffernan,

Reggie and Lu (and the same to you!) - Emma Quay

Something Green - Marion Robertson, Morgan Kaye

The Thing in The Sink - Frieda Hughes

Toocool series

Two Peas in a Pod - Chris McKimmie

Uncle David - Libby Gleeson

Theme - Family

Go To Sleep Jessie - Libby Gleeson

A House of Her Own - Jenny Hughes

Cleo Stories - Libby Gleeson

Peas in A Pod - Tania McCartney

Our Granny - Margaret Wild

Grandpa and Thomas - Pamela Allen

Is Your Grandmother a goanna? - Pamela Allen

Piglet and Granny - Margaret Wild

Shoes for Grandpa - Mem Fox

Lucy Goosey - Margaret Wild

Little Pink Pig - Pat Hutchins

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt - M. Rosen

My Daddy - Curtis Jobling

Time for Bed - Mem Fox

Kiss Kiss - Margaret Wild

Theme - Friendships

Jessica's Box - Peter Carnavas

I'm Not Your Friend - Sam Bratney

Alex and Roy - Mary Dickinson

A Bit of Company - Margaret Wild

Adelaide's Secret World - Elise Hurst

Snail and Turtle Are Friends - Stephen Michael King

Baby Bird’s Blankie - Margaret Wild

Raising Dragons - Jerdine No`len

I’ll Always Love You - Hans Wilhelm

Clancy and Millie and The Very Fine House - Libby Gleeson

Amy & Louis - Libby Gleeson

First Best Friends - Margaret Wild

I’m Not Your friend - Sam McBratney

A Bit of Company - Margaret Wild

Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten - Bob Graham

Alex and Roy - Mary Dickinson

Pearl Barley and Charley Parsley - Aaron Blabey

Diary of a Wombat - Jackie French

The Pear in a Pear Tree - Pamela Allen

Crickwing - Janell Cannon

Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge - Mem Fox

Twinkle - Nick Bland

The Very Best of Friends - Margaret Wild

Hunwick’s Egg - Mem Fox

Lost and Found - Oliver Jeffers

Frog and Toad Together - Arnold Lobel

The Ugliest Dog in The World - Bruce Whatley

My Brother - Anthony Browne

My Mum - Anthony Browne

My Dad - Anthony Browne

My Brother Sammy is Special - Becky Edwards

Hey, Little Ant - Phillip, Hannah Hoose

Duck for A Day - Meg McKinlay

Fox - Margaret Wild

Owl Moon - Jane Yolen

Flood - Jackie French

My Girragundji - Meme McDonald, Boori Pryor

Do-Wrong - Ron Steven Herrick

Tree of Birds - Susan Meddaugh

Little Beauty - Anthony Browne

Emily and The Big Bad Bunyip - Jackie French

Charlotte’s Web - E. B. White

Tanglewood - Vivienne Goodman

Voices in the Park - Anthony Browne

A Certain Music - Anne Spudvilas & Celeste Walters,

Dingo's Tree - Gladys Milroy & Jill Milroy

How to Deal with Friends - Richard Powell

Mr Bear Branches and The Cloud Conundrum - Terri-Rose Baynton

Penguin Pete's New Friends - Marcus Pfister

Grug and His Imaginary Friend - Ted Prior

Horrible Harriet - Leigh Hobbs

How to Be a Friend - Nancy Wilcox Richards

Hating Alison Ashley - Robyn Klein

Theme - Relationships

Deltora Quest: The Forest of Silence - Emily Rodda

Hitler’s Daughter - Jackie French

First Light - Gary Crew & Peter Gouldthorpe

Arthur Corunna’s story Sally Morgan

Sally’s Story - Sally Morgan

Angel Creek - Sally Rippin

Memory Bank - Carolyn Coman

Then - Morris Gleitzman

Once - Morris Gleitzman

Through My Eyes - Ruby Bridges

Willy the Wimp - Anthony Browne

Hana's Suitcase - Karen Levine

Potato Music - Christina Booth & Pete Groves

Home and Away - John Marsden & Matt Ottley

My Life, My Love, My Lasagne - Ron Steven Herrick

Face at The Window - Julie Ireland

Theme - Bullying

Stick and Stone - Beth Ferr

I Am Jack - Susanne Gervay

The Brand New Kid - Katie Couric

Smile - Raina Telgemeier

Big Bully Hippo - Stuart Trotter

Hating Alison Ashley - Robin Klein

Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon - Patty Lovell

Leave Me Alone: A Tale of What Happens When You Stand Up to a Bully - Kess Gray

I Feel Bullied - Jen Green

Jungle Bullies - Steven Kroll

The Last Viking - Norman Jorgensen

Just You Wait - Megan Kantzow

The Recess Queen - Alexis O'Neill

Stanza - Jill Esbaum

Enemy Pie - Derek Munson

Knitting Nell - Julie Jersild Roth

No More Teasing - Emma Chichester Clark

Lady Long Legs - Jan Mark

King of the Playground written - Phyllis Renolds Naylor

Oliver Button Is a Sissy' - Tomie dePaola

The Grouchy Ladybug - Eric Carle

Desmond and the Very Mean Word - Desmond Tutu

Goal! - Mina Javaherbin

The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others - Bob Sornson

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are - Maria Dismondy

Rude Cakes Hardcover – Rowboat Watkins

What If Everybody Did That? - Ellen Javernick

Theme - Resilience

The Invisible Boy – Trudy Ludwig

Zagazoo - Quentin Blake

Reggie, Queen of the Street - Margaret Barbale

Giraffes Can't Dance - Giles Andreae

Oh, the Places You'll Go! - Dr. Seuss

Possum Magic - Mem Fox

Oliver and Hope's Amusing Adventure - Meg Cadts

Knuffle Bunny - Mo Willems

Trixie - Nick Butterworth

Koala Lou - Mem Fox

The Rainbow Fish - Marcus Pfister

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes - Eric Litwin

Rosie Revere, Engineer Hardcover - Andrea Beaty

Mister Magnolia - Quentin Blake

Galimoto - Catherine Stock, Lynn Karen Williams

The Windy Farm - Doug MacLeod

Scaredy Squirrel - Melanie Watt

Engibear's Dream - Andrew King

Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten - Bob Graham

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Judith Viorst

Marshall Armstrong Is New to Our School - David Mackintosh

Hyram & B - Brian Caswell

Way Home - Gregory Rogers

A New Room for William - Sally Grindley

Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! - Mem Fox

Sheila Rae, the Brave - Kevin Henkes

Cloud Tea Monkeys - Mal Peet

Hasel and Rose - Caroline Magerl

When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry...- Molly Bang

Red : A Crayon's Story - Michael Hall

Crazy Hair Day Big - Barney Saltzberg

My Happy Life - Rose Lagercrantz

Frederick - Leo Lionni

Stuck - Oliver Jeffers

Growth Mindset - Self Worth - Individuality

After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) - Dan Santat

Thelma the Unicorn - Aaron Blabey

The New Sweater - Oliver Jeffers

Giraffes Can't Dance - Giles Andreae

Bunyips Don't! - Sally Odgers

Feathers for Phoebe - Rod Clement

Edwina the Emu - Sheena Knowles

Olga The Brolga - Rod Clement

Edward the Emu - Sheena Knowles

The Lost Thing - Shaun Tan

Carla's Sandwich - Debbie Herman

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree - Gemma Merino

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water - Gemma Merino

The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg - Gemma Merino

Macca the Alpaca - Matt Cosgrove

Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley - Aaron Blabey

Stanley Paste - Aaron Blabey

Luke's way of looking - Nadia Wheatley

Thank you Mr Falker - Patricia Polacco

The Pros & Cons of Being a Frog - Sue DeGennaro

The Paper Bag Princess - Robert Munsch

Wendy - Gus Gordon

Clancy the Courageous Cow - Lachie Hume

Olvina Flies - Grace Lin

Odd Dog Out - Rob Biddulph

Badly Drawn Dog - Emma Dodson

The Invisible Boy - Trudy Ludwig

The Bad Seed - Jory John

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage to Be Who You Are - Maria Dismondy

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon - Patty Lovell

Nerdy Birdy - Aaron Reynolds

The Mixed-up Chameleon - Eric Carle

Dogs Don't Do Ballet - Anna Kemp

The Mouse with the Too-long Tail - Bani McSpedden

Leo the Late Bloomer - Robert Kraus

Girl on a Wire - Gwenda Bond

Tiger's Roar - Alex Rance and Shane McG

Together Always - Edwina Wyatt

Theme - Change

Tree - Danny Parker

House For Hermit Crab - Eric Carle

The Forgotten Pearl - Belinda Murrell

Forget Me Not - Sue Lawson

Divorce - Separation

Two Nests - Laurence Anholt

Mum and Dad Glue - Kes Gray

Just the Way We Are - Claire Robertson

Fred Stays With Me! - Nancy Coffelt

Was it the Chocolate Pudding? - A Story for Little Kids About Divorce - Sandra Levins

Invisible String - Patrice Karst

Living with Mum and Living with Dad - My Two Homes - Melanie Walsh

My Family's Changing - A First Look at Family Break Up - Pat Thomas

Two Homes - Claire Masurel

The Big Split - Rowan McAuley

Raymie Nightingale - Kate DiCamillo

It's Not the End of the World - Judy Blume

Theme - Loss

Old Pig - Margaret Wild

Remembering Crystal - Sebastian Loth

Chasing Shadows - Corinne Fenton

The Bouncing Ball - Deborah Kelly

John Brown, Rose & Midnight Cat - Jenny Wagner

The Heart In The Bottle - Oliver Jeffers

Dog Heaven - Cynthia Rylant

When I See Grandma - Debra Tidball

One Photo - Liz Anelli

Jenny Angel - Margaret Wild

The Memory Tree - Britta Teckentrup

The Wattle Tree - John Bell

Lifetimes: A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children - Bryan Melloni

Shine - Trace Balla

Passing - Mike Dumbleton

The Invisible String - Patrice Karst

Mark the Martian - Josh Stevens

Gentle Willow - Joyce Mills

The Treasure Box - Margaret Wild

Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge - Mem Fox

The Goblin and the Empty Chair - Mem Fox

The Very Best of Friends - Margaret Wild

Goodnight Mister Tom - Michelle Magorian

Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson

Goodbye Mog - Judith Kerr

Goodbye Mog - Judith Kerr

The Velveteen Rabbit - Margery Williams

Charlotte’s Web - EB White

Duck, Death and the Tulip - Wolf Erlbruch

A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book - Michael Rosen

The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Theme - Sharing

The Rainbow Fish - Marcus Pfister

The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein

Little Red Hen

Blue Sky Yellow Kite - Janet A. Holmes

Newspaper Hats - Phil Cummings

Theme - Empathy

Our Village in The Sky - Janeen Brian

Bridie's Boots - Phil Cummings

Whoever You Are - Mem Fox

One Day:Around the World ​in 24 Hours - Steve & Matthew Murrie

Diversity - Stories from other Cultures

Out of My Mind - Sharon Draper

Wonder - Raquel Jaramill

Ada's Violin - Susan Hood

Paper Things - Jennifer Jacobson

Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning About Empathy - Bob Sornson

Theme - Diversity - in People

Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah - Laurie Ann Thompson

Theme - Cultural Diversity - Fairy Tales

The Paper Bag Princess - R. Munsch

The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza - Philemon Sturges

The Lamington Man: Catch Me If You Can - K. Richards & G. Singleton

Fractured Fairy Tales - A. J. Jacobs

The Pea and The Princess - Mini Grey

The Adventures of The Dish and The Spoon - Mini Grey

Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf - Rachael Mortimer

The Three Little Pigs - David Wiesner

Princess Smartypants - Babette Cole

Prince Cinders - Babette Cole

The Frog Prince Continued - Jon Scieszka

The True Story of The Three Little Pigs - Jon Scieszka

Snow White in New York - Fiona French

The Paper Bag Princess - Robert Munsch

The Stinky Cheese Man - J. Scieszka

Into the Forest - Anthony Browne

Jack and The Baked Beanstalk - Colin Stimpson

What Happened to Goldilocks and The Three Bears - Cecilia Egan

The Fairytale Files: Cinderella - Alan Durant

Theme - Cultural Diversity - in Other Cultures

Anna Hibiscus - Atinuke

Anna Hibiscus' Song - Atinuke

Go Well Anna Hibiscus! - Atinuke

Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus! - Atinuke

Why I Love Australia - Bronwyn Bancroft

Dunbi the Owl - Pamela Lofts

How The Birds Lost Their Colours - Pamela Lofts

Echidna and The Shade Tree - Pamela Lofts

How the Kangaroos Got Their Tails - Pamela Lofts

The Giant Devil Dingo - Dick Roughsey

Tom Tom - Rosemary Sullivan, Dee Huxley

Tikki Tikki Tembo - Ariene Mosel

Fair Skin, Black Fella - Renee Fogorty

Caps For Sale - Esphyr Slobodkina

The Story About Ping - Marjorie Flack

The Rainbow Serpent - Dick Roughsey

Going Bush - Nadia Wheatley

Akimba and The Magic Crow - Anne K. Rose (Africa)

Tashi - Anna Fienberg, Barbara Fienberg (European folklore)

Tashi and The Royal Tomb - Anna Fienberg

Rikki Tikki Tavi - Rudyard Kipling (India)

Tales From Around the World - Graham Percy

Alexander Bunyip and The Swagman - Michael Salmon (Australian)

Remembering Lionsville - Bronwyn Bancroft

Look See, Look At Me - Leonie Norrington

Shake A Leg Boori - Monty Pryor

When I Was Little Like You - Mary Malbunka

Songlines, Stone Axes - John Nicholson

Declaration On The Rights of Indigenous People - Michael Streich

Jandamurra - Mark Greenwood, Terry Denton

Walking With The Seasons In Kakadu - Diane Lucus, Ken Searle

Maralinga: The Anangu Story - Yalata & Oak

Playground - Nadia Wheatley

Whoever You Are - Mem Fox

We Are One - Jennifer Black

Strega Nona - Tomie dePaol

A Carp For Kimiko - Virginia Roundtree

The Two Bullies - Junko Morimoto

Handa’s Surprise - Eileen Browne

Ayu and The Perfect Moon - David Cox

Mam Panya’s Pancakes - Richard, Mary Chamberlin

Madlenka - Peter Sis

Speak Chinese, Fang Fang - Sally Rippin (China)

Mirror - Jeannie Baker (Morroco)

Filicudi friends - Lynell Santamaria

What a Mess, Fang Fang - Sally Rippin (China)

Fang Fang’s Chinese New Year - Sally Rippin (China)

A Day of Ahmed’s Secret - F. P. Heide & J. Heide Gilliland (Egypt)

Chook, Chook: Mei’s Secret Pets - Wai Chim

Peacock Girl - Lily Wu

Limpopo Lullaby - Jane Jolly

Mighty Mountain and The Three Strong Women - Judith Elkin

The Peasant Prince - Li Cunxin

Mahtab’s Story - Libby Gleeson

Sarindi and The Lucky Buddha - Janine M. Fraser

Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom - Chris Van Wyk (South Africa)

My Brother, Martin - Christine King Farris (America in the 60’s)

Tales From Outer Suburbia - Shaun Tan (Australia)

Sally’s Story - Sally Morgan (Australia)

Theme - Cultural Diversity - Celebrations

On the Day You Were Born - Margaret Wild

Pete the Cat The First Thanksgiving - James Dean

Lettice: The Birthday Party - Mandy Stanley

Thank You, Santa - Margaret Wild

From Seed To Pumpkin - Wendy Pfeffer

Bear Stays Up For Christmas - Karma Wilson

Thanksgiving On Thursday - Mary Pope Osborne

Russell’s Christmas Magic - Rob Scotton

Let The Celebrations Begin - Margaret Wild

If You Were at The First Thanksgiving - Anne Kamma

Children Just Like Me: Celebrations - Anabel, Barnabas Kindersley

Christmas Around The World - Mary Lankford

Christmas around the world - Brenda Trunkhill

A New Years Reunion - Yu Li Qiong

Christmas Traditions Around The World - Carole Marsh

Celebrate Christmas Around The World - Beth Stevens

The Runaway Wok - Ying Chang Compestine

Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year story - Jonny Zucker

Fortune Cookie Fortunes - Grace Lin

Dragon Dance - Joan Holub

The Dancing Dragon - Marcia K. Vaughan

My First Chinese New Year - Karen Katz

Tet,The Vietnamese Lunar New Year - Huu Ngoc

The Runaway Rice Cake - Ying Chang Compestine

Celebrating Chinese New Year - Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith

Theme - Fantasy Journeys

Sorcerer's Tower books - Ian Irvine

Nevermoor - Jessica Townsend

No Bears - Meg McKinlay

A Nice Walk in the Jungle - Nan Bodsworth

The Magic Hat - Mem Fox

Hansel and Gretel

Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

Through The Magic Mirror - Anthony Browne

Jeremy’s Tail - Duncan Ball

Jack and The Beanstalk

James and The Giant Peach - Roald Dahl

Jumanji - Chris van Allsburg

Tashi - Anna Fienberg, Barbara Fienberg

The Magic Faraway Tree - Enid Blyton

Jaleesa the Emu - Nola Kerr

Nim's island Wendy Orr

Victor’s Quest - Pamela Freeman

Polar Express - Chris Van Allsburg

The Secret of The Swords - Frances Watts

Sylvester & The Magic Pebble - William Steig

Lost Worlds - John Howe

Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson

Rowan of Rin - Emily Rodda

The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C. S Lewis

Finders Keepers - Emily Rodda

Harry Potter - J.K. Rowling

The Wind in The Willows - Kenneth Grahame

The Wishing Cupboard - Libby Hathorn

How to Live Forever - Colin Thompson

The Wishing Chair Collection - Enid Blyton

Space Demons - Gillian Rubenstein

Theme - Rhymes - Ballads

The Magic Hat - Mem Fox

Dr Suess books

Mr McGee and The Bag of Bread - Pamela Allen

Each Peach Pear Plum - Janet & Allan Ahlberg

The Wind Blew - Pat Hutchins

There Were 10 in the Bed

Down by The Station

Edwina the Emu - Rod Clement

Waddle Giggle Gargle - Pamela Allen

Edward the Emu - Rod Clement

Olga the Brolga - Rod Clement

Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson

Hairy Maclary series - Lynley Dodd

My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch - Graeme Base

Sail Away: The Ballad of Skip and Nell - Mem Fox

Bernard was A Bikie - Val Marshall

Waltzing Matilda - AB Patterson

Mulga Bill’s Bicycle - AB Patterson

My Little World - Julia Cooke

Pete the Sheep - Jackie French

Theme - Aboriginal Culture - Stories

Series - Pamela Lofts - The Echidna and The Shade Tree

Silly Birds - Gregg Dreise

Do Not Go Around The Edges - Daisy Utemorrah

Identity

Boy Overboard - Morris Gleitzman

Whoever You Are - Mem Fox

We are One - Jennifer Black

Strega Nona - Tomie dePaol

A Carp for Kimiko - Virginia Roundtree

Handa’s Surprise - Eileen Browne

Two Mates - Melanie Prewett

Ayu and The Perfect Moon - David Cox

Mam Panya’s Pancakes - Richard and Mary Chamberlin

Madlenka - Peter Sis

Speak Chinese, Fang Fang - Sally Rippin

Mirror - Jeannie Baker

Filicudi Friends - Lynell Santamaria

What A Mess, Fang Fang Sally Rippin

Fang Fang’s Chinese New Year - Sally Rippin

A Day of Ahmed’s Secret F. P. Heide & J. - Heide Gilliland

Chook, Chook: Mei’s Secret Pets - Wai Chim

Peacock Girl - Lily Wu

Limpopo Lullaby - Jane Jolly

Mighty Mountain and The Three Strong Women - Judith Elkin

The Peasant Prince - Li Cunxin

Mahtab’s story Libby Gleeson

Sarindi and The Lucky Buddha - Janine M. Fraser

Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom - Chris Van Wyk

My Brother, Martin - Christine King Farris

Tales from Outer Suburbia - Shaun Tan

Sally’s Story - Sally Morgan

Using Imagination

When Henry Caught Imaginitis - Nick Bland

Supposing - Frances Thomas

The Whisper - Pamela Zagarenki

Stick is an Excellent Thing - Marilyn Singer

The Gift - John Prater

Imagine - Ruth Brown

Imagine - Alison Lester

Nothing Happened - Mark Janssen

The Lollipop Tree - Cherney Berg

In The Attic - Hiawyn Oram

Press Here - Herve Tullet

Tap the Magic Tree - Christie Matheson

Bambooz - David Legge

Not A Stick - Antoinette Portisled

Not a Box - Antoinette Portis

The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Judith Kerr

On the Way Home - Jill Murphy

My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree - Maura Finn

Use Your Imagination - Nicola O'Byrne

Incredibilia - Libby Hathorn

What If...? - Anthony Browne

The Terrible Suitcase - Emma Allen

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear - Audrey Wood

Oliver - Birgitta Sif

Oliver - Judith Rossell

Some Dogs Do - Jez Alborough

The Green Ship - Quentin Blake

This Is Our House - Michael Rosen

There's a Sea in My Bedroom - Margaret Wild

Present - Bob Gill

Shopping Expedition - Allan Ahlberg

The Little Red Fish - Taeun Yoo

Millie's Marvellous Hat - Satoshi Kitamura

Bear Hunt - Anthony Browne

The Big Ball of String - Ross Mueller

Come Away From The Water, Shirley - John Burningham

Time To Get Out Of The Bath, Shirley - John Burningham

A Box Can Be Many Things - Dana Meachen Rau

Billy's Bucket - Kes Gray

Harold and the Purple Crayon - Crockett Johnson

Daydream Dan - Sarah Garson

Drac and the Gremlin - Allan Baillie

Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

Rosie's Babies - Martin Waddell

Imagine a Day - Rob Gonsalves

Inferring

The Lost Thing - Shaun Tan

Voices In The Park - Anthony Browne

Rules of Summer - Shaun Tan

Heart in A Bottle - Oliver Jeffers

The Last Tree in the City.

Florette -

Stuck - Oliver Jeffers

The Last Tree in the City

Small Things

Mrs Brown and Midnight??

Watertower - Gary Crew

Warren

The Rabbits - Shaun Tan and John Marsden

Duck Rabbit

No, David! - David Shannon

Flotsam

The Red Tree - Shaun Tan

Two Bad Ants

Piggie Pie - Margie Palatini

Giggle Giggle Quack - Doreen Cronin

King Pig – Nick Bland

The Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear – Don & Audrey Wood

The Fly – Gusti

Two Bad Ants – Chris Van Allsburg

This is Not My Hat – Jon Klassen

Where Are You Going Manyoni? – Catherine Stock

My Lucky Day - Keiko Kasza

Predicting

I Went Walking - Sue Williams

The Stray Dog - Marc Simont

What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? - Steve Jerkins

Elmer & Rose - David McKee

Enemy Pie - Derek Munson

Chester’s Way - Kevin Henkes

Rosie's Walk - Pat Hurchins

Robber Girl - Margaret Wild

Bunga Witta - Emily Rodda.

Contractions

If You Were a Contraction - Trisha Shasken

Greedy Apostrophe: A Cautionary Tale - Jan Carr

The Girl's Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes! - Lynne Truss

If You Were an Apostrophe - Shelly Lyons & Sara Gray

I'm and Won't, They're and Don't - Brian Cleary

Alfie the Apostrophe - Moira Rose Donohue

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus - Mo Willems

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Numeroff

Idioms

There's a Frog In My Throat: 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me - Loreen Leedy

The World Is Your Oyster - Tamara Hames

Why the Banana Split - Rick Walton

In a Pickle - Marvin Terbin

Mad as a Wet Hen - Marvin Terbin

Butterflies in My Stomach - Serge Bloch

You Are What You Eat - Serge Bloch

Reach for The Stars - Serge Bloch

More Parts - Ted Arnold

Even More Parts - Ted Arnold

Monkey Business - Wallace Edwards

My Teacher Likes to Say series

I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears - Jag Bhalla

The Cat's Pajamas - Wallace Edwards

Red Kite Books - Coping With Cancer

Lucy Has a Tumour

Mary Has a Brain Tumour

Going to the Hospital - Anne Carvardi

My Many Coloured Days - Dr Seuss

I Feel Angry - Brian Moses

I Feel Sad - Brian Moses

I Feel Frightened - Brian Moses

The Huge Bag of Worries - Virginia Ironside

Amelia Has Cancer - Alison Johnson

I'm Happy - Claire Hibbert

In My Heart - Jo Witek

I'm Worried - Brian Moses

It's Not Fair - Brian Moses

Little Tree - Chrystyna Edwards

I Like Me - Nancy Carlson

It's OK to be Different - Todd Parr

Giraffes Can't Dance -

I Feel Jealous - Mike Gordon

A Terrible Thing Happened - Margaret Holmes

What About Me? A Story for the Siblings of Sick Children - George Vlamakis

When Fuzzy Was Afraid of Losing His Mother - Inger Maier

Sometimes - Rebecca Elliott

When Fuzzy Was Afraid of Big and Loud Things - Inger Maier

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