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Product Description: Wait a minute, Earth isn't meant to be pink, and have three moons. The Contrast family just wanted to return home after their five minutes of fame living on the moon for the ultimate reality television show, Watch This Space. But it seems that despite Rego the robot being smarter than every human alive, something went wrong when he set their spaceship on a course back to Earth...read more

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9781742756189 | Random House Australia, February 1, 2017, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Wait a minute, Earth isn't meant to be pink, and have three moons.

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Product Description: "Everything in this book is true. You might think some things are just too unbelievable or funny or silly to be true, but every tiny detail really did happen."Take one small boy; add manic depression, three wives, three daughters, two divorces, amazing creative talent, and Asperger's syndrome...read more

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9781785920462 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, June 21, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "Everything in this book is true.

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Product Description: From the creator of FEARLESS comes a new canine tale. 'It was very quiet in Stanley's house. there were no brothers or sisters, no dads or grannies, not even a cat, a budgie or a goldfish.' Stanley lives with his human, Gerald, and Gerald's mum...read more

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9780733332852 | Gardners Books, February 6, 2016, cover price $20.05 | About this edition: From the creator of FEARLESS comes a new canine tale.

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Product Description: In this hilarious all new off-the-planet series, a reality TV director comes up with the perfect show idea: sending a family to live on the moon! Radius Limpfast is one of the world’s richest men. His reality TV shows have made him billions...read more

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9781742756202 | Random House Australia, October 1, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this hilarious all new off-the-planet series, a reality TV director comes up with the perfect show idea: sending a family to live on the moon!

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Product Description: The 13th and final book in the phenomenom that is The Floods!With Nerlin and Mordonna now totally senile, Valla becomes King. But an ancient curse that only the ancient Merlin knows about comes true—ALL the witches and wizards of the world turn back into ordinary human beings...read more

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9781742755328, titled "The Royal Family: The Royal Family" | Random House Australia, June 1, 2014, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The 13th and final book in the phenomenom that is The Floods!

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Product Description: A return to the enchantment and wonder of the world Thompson first introduced in the award-winning How to Live ForeverWhen Peter and his friend Festival destroyed the book called How To Live Forever so it could no longer work its spell, they didn't know it would have disastrous consequences...read more

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9781741662894 | Random House Australia, September 1, 2013, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: A return to the enchantment and wonder of the world Thompson first introduced in the award-winning How to Live ForeverWhen Peter and his friend Festival destroyed the book called How To Live Forever so it could no longer work its spell, they didn't know it would have disastrous consequences.

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Product Description: Find out what happens when the King goes Doolally in the latest Floods adventure Everyone gets old, even witches and wizards. Their backs get stiff, their feet get sore, and their brains go and live far, far away. Not even Nerlin Flood, the King of Transylvania Waters, is immune to the curse of old age...read more

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9781742755304, titled "Bewitched: Bewitched" | Random House Australia, July 1, 2013, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Find out what happens when the King goes Doolally in the latest Floods adventure Everyone gets old, even witches and wizards.

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Product Description: A stunning picture book featuring the works of fourteen internationally acclaimed illustrators, including Quentin Blake, Shaun Tan, Freya Blackwood and Tony Ross. All royalties from sales of THE BICYCLE will be donated to Save the Children...read more

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9780733329876 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, July 1, 2013, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A stunning picture book featuring the works of fourteen internationally acclaimed illustrators, including Quentin Blake, Shaun Tan, Freya Blackwood and Tony Ross.

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Product Description: Barry came to save the world but has been stuck down the back of the couch, in a memorably inventive story with a unique take on environmental themes Barry may be no larger than a can of beans, but his powers are awesome. The trouble is, he has been trapped down the back of the couch for more than 50 years, unable to do the job he was built for...read more

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9781864718836 | Random House Australia, May 1, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Barry came to save the world but has been stuck down the back of the couch, in a memorably inventive story with a unique take on environmental themes Barry may be no larger than a can of beans, but his powers are awesome.

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Product Description: Learn all about the history of the Floods in this compendium; one of the most important books of Wizard Stuff ever writtenNow that they're safely ensconced in Castle Twilight as the supreme rulers of Transylvania Waters, the Flood family of witches and wizards have decided to share their immense wisdom, magic, and bacon-orientated secrets and history...read more
By Colin Thompson (compiler)

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9781742751047 | Random House Australia, April 1, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Learn all about the history of the Floods in this compendium; one of the most important books of Wizard Stuff ever writtenNow that they're safely ensconced in Castle Twilight as the supreme rulers of Transylvania Waters, the Flood family of witches and wizards have decided to share their immense wisdom, magic, and bacon-orientated secrets and history.

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Product Description: When Kevin Bannister starts a new school his quiet and happy life changes. He finds himself the victim of a sinister and sly bully, Spud (David Tate) who to a bystander looks like Kevin's best friend. When eyes are turned Spud kicks, pokes and punches Kevin and submits him to mental torture...read more

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9781481972475 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 31, 2013, cover price $10.83 | About this edition: When Kevin Bannister starts a new school his quiet and happy life changes.

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9780263123722, titled "Love at First Sight" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 1990), cover price $18.95 | also contains Love at First Sight

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9781864719475 | Random House Australia, September 1, 2012, cover price $13.99

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Every night for two years Peter searches in the library for the lost book on how to live forever, and when he finds it, he makes an important decision

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9780679878988 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1996, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Every night for two years Peter searches in the library for the lost book on how to live forever, and when he finds it, he makes an important decision

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9781742756714 | Random House Australia, July 1, 2012, cover price $14.95 | also contains How to Live Forever
9781740519144 | Random House Australia, July 1, 2004, cover price $9.99 | also contains How to Live Forever | About this edition: A novelization of Thompson’s captivating classic picture book of the same name Peter lives with his mother and grandfather in the museum.

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A novelization of Thompson’s captivating classic picture book of the same name Peter lives with his mother and grandfather in the museum. He knows where to find the most weird and wonderful exhibits and how to open a hundred secret doors. When his grandfather gets sick, Peter decides to search for his father, who disappeared before Peter was born. Instead he finds a strange old woman, who gives him a book called How to Live Forever but makes him promise never to read it. Trapped in a world where books are houses and wise men aren't wise at all, Peter meets a girl called Festival. She doesn't know where Peter's father has gone, but she might know someone who does. Together they look for the Ancient Child, who has the answers to everything.

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9781742756714 | Random House Australia, July 1, 2012, cover price $14.95 | also contains How to Live Forever
9781740519144 | Random House Australia, July 1, 2004, cover price $9.99 | also contains How to Live Forever | About this edition: A novelization of Thompson’s captivating classic picture book of the same name Peter lives with his mother and grandfather in the museum.

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9780679978985 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, December 1, 1996, cover price $15.01 | About this edition: Every night for two years Peter searches in the library for the lost book on how to live forever, and when he finds it, he makes an important decision

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Product Description: The Floods are back in their rightful place as rulers of Transylvania Waters—and there is an enormous amount to do to bring the country out of the dark ages and into the 21st century What does a country need more than anything to become part of the modern world? Well, it needs a lot of things, including socks, Playstations, genetically modified food, and 73 varieties of sausage—but above all, it needs maps...read more

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9781864719468, titled "Lost: Lost" | Random House Australia, June 1, 2012, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The Floods are back in their rightful place as rulers of Transylvania Waters—and there is an enormous amount to do to bring the country out of the dark ages and into the 21st century What does a country need more than anything to become part of the modern world?

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Product Description: The Floods take on Wall Street and solve the global financial crisis in the ninth book of their hilarious adventures The world is in a recession and millions of people have lost millions of dollars. And just when things are about to get even worse, the Floods set up Summer School in New York and take control...read more

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9781864719451, titled "Who Wants to Be a Billionaire: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire" | Random House Australia, May 1, 2012, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The Floods take on Wall Street and solve the global financial crisis in the ninth book of their hilarious adventures The world is in a recession and millions of people have lost millions of dollars.

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Product Description: What makes a home and a family? A beautiful, funny picture book from Colin Thompson Most people don't like being different. They want exactly the same things as their neighbors, only bigger, and more of them. Yet no matter how much they have, they always feel there is something missing...read more

Hardcover:

9781741663181 | Random House Australia, July 1, 2009, cover price $22.99

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9781741663198 | Reprint edition (Random House Australia, May 1, 2012), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: What makes a home and a family?
9780240802121, titled "International Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film" | Focal Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $28.95 | also contains International Dictionary of Broadcasting and Film | About this edition: No matter what continent you're on, the distinct professional language of radio and television broadcasters and film and video makers remains the same.

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Product Description: Each member of the Flood family has a secret cellar under the house. Find out what's inside, if you dare. If you ever find make it through the snarling front gate of 13 Acacia St. without being eaten, past Queen Scratchrot's grave in the backyard without having your ankle grabbed, and down into the cellars of the Floods family without being turned into a Belgian geography teacher, this will tell you what you might see...read more

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9781864719420 | Reprint edition (Random House Australia, April 1, 2012), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Each member of the Flood family has a secret cellar under the house.
9780155134836, titled "Contemporary Class Piano" | 4th edition (Harcourt College Pub, December 1, 1991), cover price $37.95 | also contains Contemporary Class Piano

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Product Description: The third in the series revealing everything no one ever knew they wanted to know about what really went on in King Arthur's courtArthur has been crowned King and peace and happiness have broken out all over Avalon. Life has never been more peaceful and everyone is living happily ever after—so why are so many people planning rebellion? On one hand, the Dragons are planning an uprising...read more

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9781741663839, titled "Mordred: Mordred" | 1 edition (Random House Australia, January 9, 2012), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The third in the series revealing everything no one ever knew they wanted to know about what really went on in King Arthur's courtArthur has been crowned King and peace and happiness have broken out all over Avalon.

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Product Description: Ruby was made in 1934 by Austin Motor Company—she's shiny, she's beautiful, and this is her story Gorgeously illustrated with pictures so intricate they can occupy readers for hours, this is the story of Ruby, a beloved vintage car that once belonged to author Colin Thompson in real life...read more

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9780679867449 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The members of a miniature family come to the rescue when young Kevin climbs aboard a car and becomes trapped in a suitcase

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9781742750897 | Reprint edition (Random House Australia, November 1, 2011), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Ruby was made in 1934 by Austin Motor Company—she's shiny, she's beautiful, and this is her story Gorgeously illustrated with pictures so intricate they can occupy readers for hours, this is the story of Ruby, a beloved vintage car that once belonged to author Colin Thompson in real life.

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Product Description: King Arthur has been overthrown—long live King Arthur! The Dark Ages are over and the wonderful Days of Yore have begun. Everyone is looking forward to a magnificent coronation of the new King Arthur, followed by huge amounts of legendary peace and happiness that will entirely cover the whole of Avalon and bring about purple tights for all...read more

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9781741663822 | 1 edition (Random House Australia, August 1, 2011), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: King Arthur has been overthrown—long live King Arthur!

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An illustrated collection of quotations by children about the meaning of home

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9780671795849 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1993, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An illustrated collection of quotations by children about the meaning of home

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9781742750903 | Random House Australia, June 1, 2011, cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Introducing Camelot—the home of kings, queens, noble knights, magic, Fremsley the Royal Whippet, some very aggressive lavatories, and a very spoiled and unpleasant once and future king In the days when dragons roamed the earth turning people into toast, a mighty king ruled the world...read more

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9781741663815 | 1 edition (Random House Australia, June 1, 2011), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Introducing Camelot—the home of kings, queens, noble knights, magic, Fremsley the Royal Whippet, some very aggressive lavatories, and a very spoiled and unpleasant once and future king In the days when dragons roamed the earth turning people into toast, a mighty king ruled the world.

Tired of his mother's shouting and the noise of the city, Peter runs away to a beautiful garden, where he stays until he finds a way to bring a part of it home with him

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9780679890768 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1998, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Tired of his mother's shouting and the noise of the city, Peter runs away to a beautiful garden, where he stays until he finds a way to bring a part of it home with him

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9780679990765 | Random House Childrens Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $16.01 | About this edition: Tired of his mother's shouting and the noise of the city, Peter runs away to a beautiful garden, where he stays until he finds a way to bring a part of it home with him

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Sally, gifted with flight, flies to remote lands and fulfills her dying grandmother's wishes by bringing her snow in the summer, and taking her on a journey to the islands in the winter.

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9780091768171 | Trafalgar Square Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Dreams, imagination, growing up and a very special relationship between a young girl and her grandmother are at the heart of this beautifully illustrated book from a master storyteller.

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9780099432982 | Red Fox, August 1, 2002, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Sally, gifted with flight, flies to remote lands and fulfills her dying grandmother's wishes by bringing her snow in the summer, and taking her on a journey to the islands in the winter.

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