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Big Red Kangaroo
Big Red Kangaroo
Written by Claire Saxby, Illustrated by Graham Byrne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763670757
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Big Red Kangaroo

Written by Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Graham Byrne


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Follow a dominant male kangaroo as he leads his mob in search of food—and holds his own against other males who vie for his role.


In the center of Australia, the sun is setting over the baked earth, and Red Kangaroo stirs from his rest. It's breakfast time, and Red must lead... Read more >
Bilby
Bilby
Written by Edel Wignell, Illustrated by Mark Jackson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763667597
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Bilby
Secrets of an Australian Marsupial
Written by Edel Wignell
Illustrated by Mark Jackson


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Everyone has heard of kangaroos and koalas. Now meet the bilby, an endangered Australian marsupial with silky fur, long ears, and bright eyes.

In the hostile Australian desert, a mother bilby gives birth to a baby. Nestled in a burrow deep underground, she cares for her little one. Soon he must grow... Read more >
Sand Swimmers
Sand Swimmers
Written by Narelle Oliver, Illustrated by Narelle Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763667610
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Sand Swimmers
The Secret Life of Australia's Desert Wilderness
Written by Narelle Oliver
Illustrated by Narelle Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Journey to the heart of Australia and find secret life in the harshest of deserts in this riveting true story captured in stunning illustrations.

In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine anything can exist in such a forbidding place. But... Read more >
Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675059
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Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Take a piece of the "land down under" home with you! Thirteen of Australia’s most famous sites are featured in an exquisite cut-paper, accordion-fold novelty illustrated by Charlotte Trounce. Read more >
The Greatest Liar on Earth
The Greatest Liar on Earth
Written by Mark Greenwood, Illustrated by Frane Lessac
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763661557
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The Greatest Liar on Earth

Written by Mark Greenwood
Illustrated by Frane Lessac


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.99

Come hear the intriguing real-life tale of a man whose amazing adventure stories sounded too good to be true . . . or were they?

There is not a whisper when Louis de Rougemont steps onto the stage to recount his astonishing experiences on the sea and in lands far away. It... Read more >
Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog
Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog
Written by Robyn Belton, Illustrated by Robyn Belton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763647414
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Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog

Written by Robyn Belton
Illustrated by Robyn Belton


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $15.99

A boy never gives up hope when his little dog vanishes at sea in this suspenseful and heartwarming true-life adventure.

Herbert was a small dog who lived by the sea. Everybody loved him, but the person who loved him best of all was Tim. One fine day, Herbert sets off on a... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: New Zealand
National Geographic Countries of the World: New Zealand
Written by Barbara Jackson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303012
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National Geographic Countries of the World: New Zealand

Written by Barbara Jackson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $27.90

At the ends of the Earth, discover the South Pacific paradise of New Zealand. Experience awe-inspiring alpine mountains, plunging fjords, pristine beaches, dense rain forests, and active volcanoes. Immerse your imagination in the ancient tribal culture of the Maori. Meet the fearsome All Blacks, the national rugby team who greet opponents... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Australia
National Geographic Countries of the World: Australia
Written by Kate Turner
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300554
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Australia

Written by Kate Turner


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $27.90

National Geographic welcomes you to Australia, the only country that's also a continent:



   • Australia's landscape varies from endless sun-baked horizons to dense tropical rainforest to chilly southern beaches.
   • The Commonwealth of Australia is a constitutional monarchy and has a parliamentary system of government.
   • Australia's population has quadrupled since WWI, with most Australians descended from... Read more >
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