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Why I Love Footy

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 9781743483718
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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There are a bazillion reasons to love footy! These are just my biggest ones. There's the big tackles and amazing marks. There's wearing the scarf and singing the song. But whether your team wins or loses, from the opening bounce to the final siren, the very best thing about footy is that we do it together.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Why I Love Summer

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 0143783750
Genre : Beaches
File Size : 82.51 MB
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Sunny days, weekends at the pool, games in the backyard, daylight until late and long, lovely holidays . . . that's summer, the best season ever. The perfect follow up to the much-loved Why I Love Footy(Notables list, Picture Book of the Year category, CBCA 2016). An ode to a uniquely Australian experience and the joy of family and friends.
Category: Beaches

Little Ned

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 1760129275
Genre :
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Every morning, Little Ned puts on his pants, his shirt, his shoes and, while he's at it, his heavy-duty chest armour, his spikey metal gauntlets, his razor-sharp sword and his iron helmet. What could possibly go wrong? Hilarious and heartwarming, surprising and brilliantly drawn, Little Ned is a story about the pitfalls of being too careful.
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A Footy Girls Guide To The Stars Of 2017

Author : Nicole Hayes
ISBN : 9781925435535
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 36.85 MB
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To celebrate the first-ever elite women’s competition, A Footy Girl’s Guide to the Stars of 2017 showcases some of the key players to look out for, and reveals how they made it to the top of the women’s game. Players profiled include: Daisy Pearce, Emma King, Katie Brennan, Darcy Vescio, Maddy Collier, Kara Donnellan, Sabrina Frederick-Traub and Erin Phillips. What age did they start playing footy? What do they love about the game? Who are their role models? What are their greatest talents as players? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Filled with inspirational stories and fun facts, A Footy Girl’s Guide is an essential read for aspiring footy stars of the future – and all kids who love their AFL. Nicole Hayes’s debut release, The Whole of My World (2013), is a Young Adult novel and the first “footy novel” to feature a teenage girl. It was longlisted for the 2014 Gold Inky and shortlisted for the 2014 YABBAs. Her second novel, One True Thing (2015), was awarded the 2015 Children’s Peace Literature Award. She bleeds Brown and Gold, which you’d know if you followed her on Twitter: @nichmelbourne. Alicia Sometimes is an Australian writer, poet and broadcaster. She is a regular guest on ABC 774 and Radio National. She has appeared on ABC TV's Sunday Arts and ABC News Breakfast. She was a 2014 Fellow at the State Library of Victoria and was writer and director of the science-poetry show, Elemental. Alicia has two poetry collections, kissing the curve and Soundtrack and her poems have been in Best Australian Poems, Overland, Southerly, Westerly and many more. She has performed her spoken word at many venues, festivals and events around the world. Alicia has co-edited From the Outer (Black Inc, 2016) alongside Nicole Hayes. She is also one-sixth of The Outer Sanctum.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Raising Readers

Author : Megan Daley
ISBN : 9780702263620
Genre : Education
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Some kids refuse to read, others won’t stop – not even at the dinner table! Either way, many parents question the best way to support their child’s literacy journey. When can you start reading to your child? How do you find that special book to inspire a reluctant reader? What can you do to keep your tween reading into their adolescent years? Award-winning teacher librarian Megan Daley, the passionate voice behind the Children’s Books Daily blog, has the answers to all these questions and more. She unpacks her twenty years of experience into this personable and accessible guide, enhanced with up-to-date research and firsthand accounts from well-known Australian children’s authors. It also contains practical tips, such as suggested reading lists and instructions on how to run book-themed activities.Raising Readers is a must-have resource for parents and educators to help the children in their lives fall in love with books.
Category: Education

Are We Left In The Dark

Author : Sebo
ISBN : 9781479741717
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is about a young man and his journey's with his painful life, in every step he takes. As nobody is aware of this, he psychologically has stress from being alive, the 32 year old man has endless thoughts about his pain that the God has done to him. As each day that goes by, he talks to God in his mind, Why, why, why? This man has no time to waste, as he is always thinking for his future and this future is ultimately to be safe in his thoughts, as he journey's every day from the time he wakes to the time he sleeps, he waitstruths that are out there, and the mysteries that surround him on this earth and ultimately out there in space. He can't wait in his mind just to be free and, as he walks this earth. He encounters thoughts and dreams that are full of psychological stress and one thing he does is he carries all the weight on his shoulders, he knows that one that he will find the truth to why the God has made him. But until then he will struggle in this life as a human being, walking step by step, the pain he endures in this life, it's a wonder that he still is alive, the silence he keeps, will always remain the same, like a battle of ships, so enjoy as the reader just how his mind operates. Psychologically the order in his mind is there, but so much different too the persons around him, where ever he goes.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Stolen Dream

Author : John Devaney
ISBN : 9780244776909
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The book examines a period when football underwent a seismic and ineradicable change brought about by the determination of the Victorian Football League to wrest control of the game's development and destiny from the various state controlling bodies and the Australian Football Council. Whereas the VFL had initially been the first among equals, it gradually assumed the role of the sole and undisputed guardian of the code. The AFC, once football's ostensible national controlling body, became an irrelevance. Instead of a national sport with a national remit we ended up with an expanded VFL with a majority of Victorian member clubs supplemented by a token sprinkling of teams from interstate. Such teams were in most cases created from scratch and could in no way be said to derive directly from the states? unique and distinctive football traditions and culture. For some, it was a brave new world, but evolution does not inevitably entail improvement.
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Bitin Back

Author : Vivienne Cleven
ISBN : 9780702250477
Genre : Fiction
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A comprehensive and detailed analysis of the controversial debate about Australia's population numbers, this book clarifies the subject and addresses the many misconceptions. It provides a historic account of Australia's population growth and a study of official data while examining the components of that growth in detail, including birth rates and immigration as well as the more recent trend of an aging population. In addition, this thorough account also discusses the motives of the interested parties, both those who promote population growth and those who argue against it.
Category: Fiction

Sporty Kids Footy

Author : Felice Arena
ISBN : 9781743485101
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Get sporty with these great new books for beginner readers. Joe marked the footy. He ran with it as fast as he could. Then he handballed to Angus. 'Dropping the ball!' shouted the umpire. Joe is awesome at footy. So why is handballing so hard?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Family Hugs

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 0994251742
Genre : Acceptance
File Size : 81.2 MB
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In this thoughful but playful picture book, illustrator Adam Carruthers perfectly captures the sentiments of four Michael Wagner poems about how families support and nurture their members. Suitable for pre-schoolers and early primary readers, Family Hugs both warms the heart and tickles the funnybone, while providing much to reflect upon about how loving families function.
Category: Acceptance

Can You Do This

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 0733335721
Genre :
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From the bestselling author of WHY I LOVE FOOTY and the superstar illustrator of DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK comes a hilarious new book, where sibling rivalry is the name of the game. Sometimes, when you're the littlest in the family, you can feel a bit second-rate. I mean, everyone knows that big kids are better at everything. Like, EVERYTHING! I mean, they are . . . aren't they? Sibling rivalry reaches dizzying new heights in this action-packed picture book from two of Australia's best-loved storytellers.
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Speccy Tacular Afl Stories

Author : Various
ISBN : 9780143787327
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Lace up your boots, pull on your guernsey and get ready to hit the field running with these Brownlow-worthy AFL short stories! A collection of AFL-themed short stories written by some of Australia's sportiest children's authors, including- Michael Wagner (Why I Love Footy and Maxx Rumble series) Tony Wilson (The Selwood Boys series) Nicole Hayes (Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars Of 2017 andThe Whole of My World) Adrian Beck (Kick it to Nick series with Shane Crawford) Michael Panckridge (Big Bash League series) Sherryl Clark (Ellyse Perry series) Patrick Loughlin (Billy Slater, Glenn Maxwell and Football High series) Meredith Costain (Dance Academy series) Shivaun Plozza (Frankieand Tin Heart) David Lawrence (Fox Swift and Ball Stars series) George Ivanoff (You Choose series)
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Footy

Author : Felice Arena
ISBN : 0143308408
Genre : Football stories
File Size : 48.25 MB
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Get sporty with these great new books for beginner readers. Joe marked the footy. He ran with it as fast as he could. Then he handballed to Angus. 'Dropping the ball!' shouted the umpire. Joe is awesome at footy. So why is handballing so hard?
Category: Football stories

So Wrong 2

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 0994251785
Genre :
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*So Wrong 2 has been shortlisted for the KOALA, YABBA and CROC Awards for 2019* Following on from the success of So Wrong, Michael Wagner and Wayne Bryant have put together book 2 in the series, and crammed it full of more: - short stories - satirical advertisements - highly suspect 'life advice' - hilarious cartoons and other visual delights - and laughs on every page. As two former reluctant readers themselves, Michael and Wayne are creating the series they wish had existed when they were kids, the series that would have hooked them onto reading. It's a hyperactive, but good-natured blend of Mad magazine, Andy Griffiths and Roald Dahl. It's also a little wrong, but so right for young readers, especially those who haven't quite fallen in love with books. Yet.
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If Baby Could Talk

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 1922081698
Genre : Children's poetry
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One Step ... two step ... three step ... four! A delightful Collection of poems which explores the inner world of babies. AUTHOR: Michael Wagner is a children's author, speaker and storyteller. He writes for early childhood and for older children and his recent books include 'Why I love Footy'.
Category: Children's poetry

Acts Of Love And Lust

Author : Lisa Featherstone
ISBN : 9781443868334
Genre : History
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The past six decades have seen astonishing changes in the construction of sexuality as an apparatus of knowledge, and as a lived experience. Australia—like much of the West—has undergone a veritable sexual revolution in attitudes and behavior. From early sex therapy to gay marriage, the juggernaut of late modern sexuality has significantly remade Australian social and cultural life. This collection brings together the work of leading historians of sexuality, to consider sixty years of remarkable sexual and social change. Acts of Love and Lust explores the ways both heterosexuality and homosexuality were constructed—by the state, through sex education, in medicine, by the law, political activists, and in the hands of the media. Just as importantly, contributors consider the ways sexuality was experienced, not as a monolithic or imposed institution, but how it was explored and enjoyed by individual bodies across different times and spaces. The authors examine the pleasures and pains of living in sexual bodies, and explore the manifest ways that love and lust shaped Australia’s society and culture.
Category: History

Goodnight Little Tough Guy

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 0733339360
Genre : Australian fiction
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The lion tamers are lazily lounging. The superheroes are settling down. The firefighters are fitting in forty fabulous winks. And the astronauts are already asleep. After a long, hard day of being very strong and powerful, it's time for the tough guys to settle down for a peaceful night's sleep...
Category: Australian fiction

Ted Goes Wild

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 9781742533766
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Fully equipped, superbly trained and afraid of nothing (well, almost), Ted has dedicated his life to saving and serving others. But will his rescue mission to the Wild Forest knock the stuffing out of him once and for all? And will he ever return to his loving owner, Oliver? Warm-hearted, thrilling and delightfully silly, this magical-adventure series will captivate young readers.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Let The Games Begin The Undys

Author : Michael Wagner
ISBN : 9781742280745
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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At last, a pair of Undys we can all enjoy! Is your Dad silly? Does he muck around too much? Is it annoying when he wins? If you said 'yes' to any of these questions, your Dad is just like mine. That means you will love this book. This book is about me and Dad. We are the Undys. I am Josh Undy and Dad is Phil Undy. We love to play games. We love excitement. We love action. And our games never stop . . . no matter what!
Category: Juvenile Fiction