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Thunder the Stockhorse

In Thunder the Stockhorse, Thunder misses his old life and job and feels that he is no longer useful on the farm. But the framer had a surprise in store for Thunder.
Stockhorses are very intelligent and may live for up to thirty years. They help on the farm in many ways. They carry riders over long distances to inspect the farm and they may be used to round up sheep or cattle.

Neville the Sheep

In Neville the Sheep a sheep who is afraid to be shorn decides not to follow the flock and tries to run away. He finally realises that there is nothing to be afraid of and tells his friends to be brave.
Sheep are shorn once or twice a year in spring or autumn. A professional shearer can shear more then 200 sheep in a day and can remove the fleece in less than five minutes.

Freya's Foal

In Freya’s Foal, a horse worries that his mother’s new foal is getting more attention, but he soon comes to love his new little brother.
Newborn foals are very wobbly when they first stand up, about half an hour after their birth, to drink their mother’s milk. They grow very quickly in the first month and soon learn to eat grass. When they are 4–6 months old they are almost fully independent. Foals have lots of energy and each day they explore and gain more confidence.

Clover the Cow

In Clover the Cow, a pregnant cow worries about how she’ll cope if the drovers start moving the herd before she gives birth. And dear, gentle Clover has a suprise in store for the drovers. Herds, or mobs, of cattle are sometimes moved from one place to another in search of feed. People go with the mob to make sure they are safe and moving in the right direction – those people are called “drovers” or “stockmen.” These days, droving is often done on motorbikes, but there are still some who travel with the mob on horseback.

Wonderful Wallaby

In Wonderful Wallaby, a young bridled nailtail wallaby has been spotted by a hungry wedge-tailed eagle. Fortunately, the Mareeba rock-wallaby comes to the rescue.
The bridled nailtail wallaby is found only in and around a national park in central Queensland. The Mareeba rock-wallaby is found in a small area of north Queensland.

Splash the Platypus

In Splash the Platypus, Splash and the other platypuses learn that it can be useful to be a little bit different.
Platypuses are egg-laying mammals called monotremes. They live in burrows beside creeks and waterholes and have thick, waterproof fur that keeps them warm when they hunt for food under water.

Shark Showdown

Favourite Aussie animals embark on many different page-turning adventures. The stories are written by Rebecca Johnson, a practising teacher, mother and wildlife carer. Based on the 52 virtues, including caring, honesty, forgiveness and unity, these story books also feature type set in Beginners Alphabet and are specifically targeted to beginning and emergent readers. Wonderful Steve Parish photographs exemplify and give added dimension to the text.

Snake Supper

Favourite Aussie animals embark on many different page-turning adventures. The stories are written by Rebecca Johnson, a practising teacher, mother and wildlife carer. Based on the 52 virtues, including caring, honesty, forgiveness and unity, these story books also feature type set in Beginners Alphabet and are specifically targeted to beginning and emergent readers. Wonderful Steve Parish photographs exemplify and give added dimension to the text.

Seeking Seals

Favourite Aussie animals embark on many different page-turning adventures. The stories are written by Rebecca Johnson, a practising teacher, mother and wildlife carer. Based on the 52 virtues, including caring, honesty, forgiveness and unity, these story books also feature type set in Beginners Alphabet and are specifically targeted to beginning and emergent readers. Wonderful Steve Parish photographs exemplify and give added dimension to the text.

Possum's Plunge

In Possum’s Plunge, two species of possums find they are not so different after all, despite the gossip each has heard about the other.
Pygmy-possums are approximately 7 cm long. The much larger brushtail possums are approximately 55 cm long. Both possums are nocturnal, tree-dwelling marsupials, native to Australia.

Little Penguins

In Little Penguins, two young brothers compete with each other in everything they do. But they take it one step too far and finally have to admit they need help.
Little penguins are seabirds that cannot fly. They are the smallest of all penguins at about 40 cm tall and 1 kg in weight. Little penguins live and breed on the south coast of the Australian mainland, on the Tasmanian coastline, and on several islands south of Australia. Little penguins eat fish, squid and krill, and can be seen at dusk waddling up the beach to their burrows, often in sand dunes, where they build their nests.

Koala's Big Day

In Koala’s Big Day, a baby koala travels with his mother and the other koalas to a gum tree that has enough leaves for everyone. The koala is unique to Australia. It lives in eucalypt forests in eastern Australia, and eats only gum leaves. Gum leaves are low in energy content, so koalas spend up to 20 hours a day sleeping. A baby koala, called a joey, stays in its mother’s pouch for 6 months, drinking its mother’s milk. It later rides on her back until it is about 12 months old.

Cranky Crocodile

In Cranky Crocodile, a mother saltwater crocodile worries about her babies’ safety and sets out to make sure they are secure.
Saltwater crocodiles are also known as estuarine crocodiles because they live in fresh and brackish water as well as salt water. A female lays 40 to 60 eggs in a large nest mound. The eggs take about 90 days to hatch and the mother must protect them carefully. When the young hatch they make chirping sounds, which is a signal for the mother to dig them out and carry them to the water in her mouth.

The Mosquitoes' Book of Dirty Tricks

The Mosquitoes’ Book of Dirty Tricks is the secret guide book for mosquitoes and how to get what they want from humans. By reading their secrets, humans can learn about their life cycle, habitats and requirements to stop them in their tracks. Themes include life cycles, needs of living things and parasitic relationships.

Stella the Silkworm

Stella the Silkworm overhears some sheep boasting about the wonderful properties of wool. She decides to add to the conversation and tell them about silk, but is made fun of by the sheep. The sheep eventually learn that Stella was right, when silk saves the day. Themes include life cycles, properties of materials and learning a lesson.

Max the Mealworm

Max the Mealworm is bored. He doesn’t want to live in a box of bran any more, he wants to see the world. When no-one takes him seriously or sees him for the insect he is, he returns home in a very different form. Themes include metamorphosis, features of insects and misunderstanding.

Dragonfly Dance

Dragonfly Dance is a rhyming story about the beauty, diversity and abilities of dragonflies as they go through their life cycles. Beautiful, close-up images of different species show just how diverse they are. Themes include features of survival and adaptations.

Doug the Doug Beetle

Doug the Dung Beetle has had enough of cattle making fun of his job. He convinces his mates to go on strike and give them a taste of their own medicine, which doesn’t turn out well for the cattle. Themes include respect, logical consequences and decomposers.

Cassie the Caterpillar

Cassie the Caterpillar is in no rush. She wants to take her time to enjoy the tasty leaves and to chat to the others. When they all leave without her, she thinks she has made a terrible mistake. Themes include life cycles, instincts and friendship.

Crazy Crickets

Crazy Crickets are driving the other native animals mad. They won’t stop chirping and keeping everyone awake. They eventually are quiet and everyone is happy—until another animal takes advantage of the situation. Themes include survival, usefulness, predator/prey relationships.

Terry the Toad

Terry the Toad is a rhyming tale about the spread of cane toads across Australia, the resulting environmental impact, and what can be done to stop the spread. Themes include introduced species, feral animals and environmental impacts.

Borris the Beetle

Boris the Beetle is very afraid of the dark, because that’s when the monsters come out. However, when he is caught out after dark one night, he soon discovers that things are not always as they first appear. Themes include life cycles, judgement and facing fears.

Trevor the Tadpole

Trevor the Tadpole is very worried. He thinks that he is a toad, despite what his parents tell him. They must explain each feature he has that is different to a toad tadpole. In the end, only one thing finally convinces him. Themes include differentiation between frog and toad tadpoles, metamorphosis, anxiety and humour.

Super Snakes

Super Snakes tells us why snakes are often much misunderstood, and given a pretty bad run, despite being such a vital link in the biodiversity of the planet. This rhyming story gives an alternative viewpoint about snakes and why we need them. Themes include biodiversity, defence mechanisms, fear and protection of species.

Stanley the Saw-Shelled Turtle

Stanley the Saw-shelled Turtle is concerned because all of the animals that are part of his food chain seem to be disappearing from his creek. On closer investigation, Stanley realises the problem is a result of human activity. Luckily, someone else has seen the problem too and can help. Themes include pollution, team work and food chains.

Crafty Crocodile

Crafty Crocodile is a persuasive rhyme from a crocodile's perspective. All he asks is that you trust him and his family, and join him for lunch. Would you do it? Themes include persuasion, structural and behavioural adaptations and humour.

Banjo the Banded Sea Snake

Banjo the Banded Sea Snake has all of his needs met, except for one. He is lonely and becomes more and more distressed that his situation is never going to change - until an unlikely sea creature comes to help. Themes include friendship, trust and the needs of living things.

Desmond the Death Adder

Desmond the Death Adder is not too popular among the other desert animals because of the dirty tricks he plays on them. Finally, the others come up with a plan to foil Desmond. Themes include features of survival, camouflage, team work and adaptations.

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