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Ann James Books

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I`m a Dirty Dinosaur

Author Janeen Brian

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Puffin Books

Price $19.99

From award-winning author Janeen Brian and award-winning illustrator Ann James comes this gorgeous rhyming picture book about a naughty little dinosaur who loves to get dirty. Bright simple illustrations and rounded corners perfect for the very young.

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Bird and Bear

Author Ann James

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher The Five Mile Press

Price $14.95

Bear and Bird are two friends who love discovering the world around them. In their first adventure together, they discover reflection. Every morning Bear waves to another bear in his bathroom as he brushes his teeth `He`s always here every morning, just at the same time as I am, Bear told Bird`.

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Sadie and Ratz

Author Sonya Hartnett

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Penguin (Auzzie Nibbles Series)

Price $24.95

Watch out, Baby Boy!

Sadie and Ratz are on the rampage!

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Lucy Goosey

Author Margaret Wild

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Little Hare

Price $24.95 (hb) $14.95 (pb)

Lucy Goosey doesn`t want to leave the pond, even if it means being left behind. But when Lucy Goosey finds herself all alone, she must make a brave decision. Is it more terrifying to be alone or to face one`s greatest fear?

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It`s a Miroocool

Author Christine Harris

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Little Hare, 2012

Price $24.95

Audrey has already featured in three popular novels written by Christine Harris The stories are set in the outback in the 1930s and Ann James b&w illustrations for these novels set the scene for some of the historic content in these stories.

In this picture book we are introduced to a younger Audrey with a new adventure.

When she loses her first tooth, she`s worried the tooth fairy will never find her! How will she let the tooth fairy know where she lives... and what will the tooth fairy leave her?

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One Day - a very first dictionary

Author Ann James

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Oxford University Press

Price $12.95

A very first dictionary recommended for children 12 months to 5 years.

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Beryl & Bertha at the Beach

Author Written by Pippa Macpherson

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Oxford University Press

Price $12.95

One summer morning Beryl and Bertha set out for a quiet day at Leghorn Beach, but when Bertha finds herself riding a King Wave in the Grand Surfing Competition, their day suddenly takes an exciting turn.

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The Midnight Feast

Author By Margaret Wild

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by ABC Books

Price $14.95

Those cheeky babies from "The Midnight Gang" are back!

Baby Brenda and her gang (and an enormous jelly!) meet up with Baby Mario and HIS gang at The Midnight Cafe for a wild time of dancing, playing - and feasting!

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Baby

Author Written by Tania Cox

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Working Title Press

Price $14.95

Every day is new and exciting for Baby.

There are so many things she has to learn.

Thank goodness Baby has a large family to love and look after her.

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Little Humpty

Author Written by Margaret Wild

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Little Hare

Price $24.95

"You Know, Little Humpty, I love you best in all the world!"

"Tell me about the world, Big Humpty. Tell me!"

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SHUTTING the Chooks In

Author Written by Libby Gleeson

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Scholastic Australia

Price $14.95

Night is approaching and it is time for the chooks to be penned.

But one is missing.

Will the boy be able to find it and then return home before dark?

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Penny Pollard`s Scrapbook

Author Written by Robin Klein

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Hodder

Price $14.95

It's not that she LIKES praying, but what else can Penny Pollard do when Mum announces that they are selling the house? Suddenly, the thought of no longer going to Kooringa Primary doesn't seem so appealing.

Inspired by a school project on Saints, Penny decides to leave it all in the hands of "trouble shooter" Saint Jude - after all, he's apparently quite good, and not just with ordinary problems, but with impossible ones.

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Penny Pollard`s Passport

Author Written by Robin Klein

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Hodder

Price $14.95

When the ever enthusiastic and high spirited Penny Pollard accompanies her friend Alistair and his mum (a long suffering chaperone) on a tour of the United Kingdom, the results are hilariously unpredictable.

Penny proves herself to be a very busy and unusual tourist as she looks for the Loch Ness monster, works out the true meaning of Stonehenge, dabbles in a bit of match making, and makes new friends from different parts of the world.

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Penny Pollard`s Guide to Modern Manners

Author Written by Robin Klein

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Hodder

Price $14.95

When Penny Pollard's schoolroom exuberance backfires, Ms James sets her a project on "good manners, politeness and etiquette".

Aided by the knowledgeable Mrs Bettany, Penny appoints herself "Etiquette Trouble Shooter" and fearlessly tackles the dilemmas faced by young people - from bed wetting and beetroot stains to friendship and fish knives.

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Penny Pollard in Print

Author Written by Robin Klein

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Hodder

Price $14.95

Penny Pollard a flowergirl? Ridiculous! Find out what happens when our ever rebellious heroine combines her career as a "cadet reporter" with some wild and crazy schemes to avoid her destiny as an extremely reluctant member of a bridal party.

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Penny Pollard`s Letters

Author Written by Robin Klein

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Hodder

Price $14.95

How Penny Pollard learns to stop hating babies and (certain) boys is revealed in this hilarious and startling collection of letters.

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Penny Pollard`s Diary

Author Written by Robin Klein

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Hodder

Price $14.95

Once again available as paperbacks

The Penny Pollard Series

Penny Pollard hates: old people, Annette Smurton (who has her own horse), wearing dresses and doing homework. On a school excursion she meets someone just as rebellious as herself - Mrs Edith Bettany - (nearly) eighty-one years old and a new friend for Penny.

This is Penny's diary

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The Way I Love You

Author Written by David Bedford

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Little Hare

Price $14.95

"I love...

the way you always care,

the way you're always there,

that's why I love you."

Told through beautifully observed moments between a little girl and her dog, The Way I Love You is a joyous celebration of love and friendship.

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The Mermaid`s Tail

Author Written by Raewyn Caisley

Illustrator Ann James

Publisher Published by Puffin Books

Price $9.95

Crystal longs to be a mermaid. So her mother makes her a special tail.

What happens when Crystal wears her tail to bed?

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