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August Newsletter

We are nearing the end of winter now, so take any chance you can to snuggle in bed with a book!

The Royal Queensland Show is on this month and what a great opportunity to show city children what life is like in the country! We have books on animals such as the Farm Animals Series (Sheep, HorsePig and Cow), Lamb to Sheep, Egg to Chicken, Farmer Duck, Do Cows Have Kittens?, Ducks, and of course the classic Old MacDonald Had a Farm! Books to show working on a farm could include Dog on a Digger, Duck on a Tractor, My Farm, Farm Machines and Farmer John's Tractor. Novels to focus on could be The Sheep Pig, Palomino Pony Steals the Show, Juliet Nearly a Vet - Farm FriendsA Year on the Farm, Clementine Rose and the Farm Fiasco, or Hee Haw Hooray Mudpuddle Farm.

Our sales reps would love to visit your school, so give us a call today on (07) 3229 9935 to make an appointment! Nikki and Phillip would love to see you and chat about the latest books on our shelves.

With Book Week approaching, have you considered building up your library without touching your budget by having a Grandparents or Extended Family day? We can set up a stall for visitors to buy books to donate to your library. For more details contact Phillip (0411 477 268) or Nikki (0411 474 526).

New Books

This month there are new books in several novel-length fiction series, such as the 91-Storey Treehouse500 Minutes of Danger, Million-Dress Mess Down Under - Middle School, Todhunter Moon Adventure #3 Starhunter, Shaozhen - Through My Eyes (Natural Disaster Zone), Game Day #1 Patty Hits the Court, Geronimo Stilton Special - Hunt for the Hundredth Key, Keeper of the Crystals - Eve and the Hidden Giant, Royal Academy of Sport for Girls #3 In Too Deep, Arena 13 #3 The Warrior, Diary of a Minecraft Zombie #9 Zombies Birthday Apocalypse, Shoutykid #5 How Harry Riddles Made a Mega Amount of Money, Alice Miranda in Hollywood and The World of Norm #12 Must End Soon.
 

Grandparent's or Extended Family's Day

We frequently set up stalls on Grandparent's or Extended Family's Day so that family members can contribute to the library by purchasing and donating books. If you would like us to do this at your school, please let us know.
 

Replacement Stock

If you have books that need replacing, please feel free to send us a list of what you need and as long as they are still in print we can organise replacement books for you!

Feature Book


Our Feature Book this week is Welcome to Country by Aunty Joy Murphy - now in a beautiful BIG BOOK format!

Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part of this land and the land is part of us. This is where we come from. Wominjeka Wurundjeri balluk yearmenn koondee bik. Welcome to Country.

Also in Big Book format this month are Circle by Jeannie Baker, Desert Lake by Pamela Freeman and Mum Goes to Work by Libby Gleeson.

AUGUST


NEW


RELEASES

Feathers

by Phil Cummings


Fluke

by Lesley Gibbs

The Fog

by Kyo Maclear

Questions Asked

by Jostein Gaarder


What do You do With a Problem?

by Komi Yamada

Ivy and a Lonely Raincloud

by Katie Harnett

Doris the Bookasaurus

by Diana Murray

In My Room

by Jo Witek

Guff

by Aaron Blabey

Imagine a City

by Elise Hurst

Return

by Aaron Becker

The Lonely Giant

by Sophie Ambrose

The Solar System - Let's Investigate with Nate

by Nate Ball

Bridges - Awesome Engineering

by Sally Spray

Cat on the Island

by Gary Crew

Develop Helpful Apps

by Heather Lyons

Create, Watch and Send

by Heather Lyons

Games and Animation

by Heather Lyons

Koala

by Claire Saxby

Give Bees a Chance

by Bethany Barton

A is for Australian Animals

by Frane Lessac

Yakanarra Song Book

by Jessie Wamala Moora

Colour Me

by Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Two Ways Strong - Jaz's Story

by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

Maybe

by Morris Gleitzman

Ruben

Bruce Whatley
(Picture Book for Older Readers)

What Elephants Know

by Eric Dinerstein

If Blood Should Stain the Wattle

by Jackie French

Swimming on the Lawn

by Yasmin Hamid

The Shop at Hoopers Bend

by Emily Rodda

Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches

by Alan Brough

Laugh Out Loud

by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

Marge and the Great Train Rescue

by Isla Fisher
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