Barkly Mansion and the Weirdest Guest

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by Melissa Keil

An adorably funny series about a slightly odd house that’s turned upside down when a stranger comes to stay. 
 
There is absolutely NOTHING weird about Cookie, Kyle, Fizzy and Lady Delilah. Except that they live in a mansion — and they’re dogs. 
 
There’s NOTHING weird about their home on Sullivan Street either – until the day a gorilla named Edmund comes to live with them.
 
Then things do start to get a little weird … 

Mim and the Baffling Bully (The Travelling Bookshop, #1)

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By: Katrina NannestadCheryl Orsini (Illustrator)

The right book might just change your life …

Mim Cohen roams the world in a travelling bookshop, with her dad and brother and a horse called Flossy. Flossy leads them where she will, to the place where they’re needed most … the place where the perfect book will find its way home.

Now Mim has arrived in a pretty Dutch village where she meets Willemina, a kind and gentle child, who is being bullied by a girl named Gerda.

Mim knows they’re here to help Willemina. To change her life. To make her strong and brave and happy.

If only Dad would find her the right book. If only he would stop giving everyone else the wrong book!

From the beloved author of The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Rome and We Are Wolves comes an enchanting series for young readers.

Mina and the Whole Wide World

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Mina is so excited – she’s finally getting her own room! She wants a new room more than anything in the whole world.

But before she can move in, Mina’s parents have some news. Someone is coming to live with them for a while. And that person will need Mina’s room.

Mina is heartbroken. Her parents have broken a promise! Especially when Azzami, the boy who has come to live with them, spends all his time in her room but doesn’t seem to enjoy it.

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What Zola Did on Saturday

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Zola loves living on Boomerang Street with her mum and her nonna. Every day of the week is an adventure. But Zola has a problem. No matter how much she tries, she can’t keep out of trouble. Like on Saturday, when it’s tomato day at Nonna Rosa’s and Zola is helping out…

What Zola did on Saturday is the latest in the Zola series, though readers can easily enjoy this story as a stand-alone novel. Zola’s stories are a wonderful celebration of community, friendship and kindness from the bestselling author of Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta. 

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Super Geeks: Fish and Chips

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Super Geeks: Fish and Chips

Originally written for Reading Time

Zeek and Arnie are best friends. They do all their favourite things together – gaming, coding, inventing; that’s why they’re the SUPER GEEKS! But when Zeek comes up with a plan to become Supreme Ruler of the world, he puts their friendship to the test. To make his plan work, he’ll need two things; the super-powerful micro-processing chip that Arnie built and Arnie’s beloved pet goldfish Eleanor.

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