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Koalas: Cute Marsupials: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Endangered, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The koala is a small animal that lives in trees. It is a native animal of Australia. The adult male Koala is called a buck. The adult female is called a doe. A young koala is a joey. There are two types of koalas. The southern koala is found around the state of Victoria and up to the bottom of New South Wales. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
The Extraordinary Emu: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
The Amazing Echidna: Puggles in Pouches: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Echidnas are animals that have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a hedgehog or a porcupine. Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black. Did you know the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs Has CCSS activitie
Kangaroos: Australian Hoppers: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Kangaroos, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The kangaroo is a marsupial. A marsupial is an animal that lives in its mother’s pouch after being born. Kangaroos are often called roos for short. The kangaroo has two large back feet. It uses these feet to hop or jump around. The kangaroo also has two smaller front feet. It uses these feet much like we use our hands and arms. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.
14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers. The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests and has provided homes for many species of wildlife. The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.
Strogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seb and Liz thought surviving the mutagenic plague wasn't so bad until the scientist Malcolm tried to make improvements. Now their colony is infested with slime mould and all they have left to eat are cane toads. So when Malcolm's apprentice says she can really fix things, the colony is divided.
Steampunk Roo
Series: Stories for Demented Children, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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It is a little known fact that Steampunk animals roam the wild Outback of Australia. Outside of Steampunk City are vast stretches of arid lands. Horrible news has come that someone is destroying water stops that keep the Steampunk animals running. It’s up to Steampunk Roo to bring a stop to the terrible destruction!
An Unlikely Pair
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When a ruthless property developer cultivates her acquaintance, Lisa asks why - she’s a conservationist and bound to oppose his plans.
The Ghostly Grammar Boy
Series: The Dusk Duo, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,870. Language: Australian English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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For a dead guy with unfinished business, he was pretty cute. Fiona is a completely ordinary fifteen-year-old from Canberra—at least that’s what she’d like you to think. She doesn’t want anyone to know her secret. She can see and touch ghosts and it’s all thanks to her pesky twin sister, Ella, who happens to be dead. Following the mysterious death of a local school boy, Fiona must investigate.
An Amicabubble Breakup
Series: A Bended Family, #10. Price: Free! Words: 21,980. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Work Shadowing - the clue's in the name. Harley finds the premise downright creepy. Worst of all, she's not sure she'll even be able to find someone who'll let her walk to heel, going through the motions of business. Adding into all of her stress, her brothers are at war again - and this time it's "serious". How long can she hold out without picking a side?