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Anno, Mitsumasa
Eight children from eight different countries are shown at the same time each day over two days. The contrasts and similarities of the children and their activities are described.

Roth, Susan L.
The biggest frog in Australia just woke up, and he is very thirsty!After he drinks all the water in the ground and the sky, there isn't any left for the other animals. The other animals now have to come up with a plan to get the water out of the frog!

Jango-Cohen, Judith
The word camel comes from the arabic word jamil, meaning beauty. Learn more about this animal through reading about its diet, birth and growth, and even camels on a racetrack! A glossary and index give you more information for other texts and websites.

Bogart, Jo Ellen
Whenever Grandma goes on a trip, she brings back a present. Sometimes it's something tangible and other times it's just a memory. No matter what Grandma brings, it's always special and can be shared.

Adams, Jeanie
An Australian girl tells how she fishes for oysters and fish. It is a long and dangerous job. The whole family enjoys eating the fish that she catches.

Ormerod, Jan
Living life in the Australian bush during the pioneer period proves rough for Papa, Mama, Lizzie and Baby. Lizzie transforms the daily routine tasks through her imagination. Her mother calls it nonsense: Lizzie nonsense. Family ties may not be the only thing an imagination of their own.

Trinca, Rod//Argent, Kerry
The numbers one through fourteen are introduced by illustrating fourteen Australian animals and using rhyming sentences.

Wolkstein, Diane
The indigenous people of Australia believe their ancestors created the world through the sun shining on all living things to wake them up, bringing them to life. Sun Mother then creates the Morning Sun and the Moon to watch over ther children living on Earth in this spiritual, emotional, and multicultural story of creation.

Wild, Margaret
Samantha writes Santa a thank-you letter and the two become pen pals. Santa writes about his reindeer and Samantha writes about the polar bear at the zoo. By the time Christmas comes, Samantha has learned many things about Santa and giving.

Pallotta, Jerry
A reptile, insect, or animal is found in its environment or habitat as you learn your ABC's.

McLean, Andrew//McLean, Janet
The steam train needs to be on time today for Mary's party. But, Alf and Norm decide to get off to pick blackberries, only to lose the train!They finally catch it and make it on time.

Base, Graeme
Enjoy this counting book from one to ten using various animals and wildlife. It takes place around a watering hold and follows the rain cycle. The pictures spring to life and realistically depict life around the world from countries to continents.

Crew, Gary
Two friends, Bubba and Spike, go for a swim in the Preson Water Tower. Bubba's clothes are blown away so Spike has to go get some more clothes, leaving Bubba alone. The water tower seems to hold some power over the whole town, so what will happen when Bubba is left alone to face the tower?

Baer, Edith
Time for lunch! What will it be? Come along - let's taste and see! Journey across the world as children eat lunch. Discover many new foods and recipes you can make and eat.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
Twitchell Mouse wants everything his friends have. One day, he gets everything he thinks he wants. Then with the help of his friend, Twitchell discovers that he is happiest with his own things.

Baker, Jeannie
A boy travels with his father to a special place where no people are. While on this trip, the boy wonders what will happen in the future to nature and the environment.