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So he heads back to his pen, only to find a big surprise awaiting him. Sheena Knowles' upbeat, rhyming text and Rod Clement's deliciously droll illustrations are sure to make readers laugh out loud in this whimsic Edwina the Emu. In this sequel to the popular Edward the Emu, Edward and his mate Edwina are the proud parents of ten little emu eggs.

I'll find a job, you stay on the nest," says Edwina to her stunned mate. And so Edwina sets out to find a job in this lighthearted offering from down under. Rhythmic, rhyming verse by Sheena Knowles and hilarious illustrations by Rod Clement make this an entertaining picture book that is sure to find a place in the hearts of readers everywhere. Fair Dinkum Aussie Easter. There are so many truly Aussie Easter activities, from going on holiday with the family to giving and receiving Easter eggs to hot cross buns and Easter hat parades! This book is a celebration of the Australian Easter experience with songs for all the family to enjoy.

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Goldilocks and the Three Koalas. Shirley goes out for a walk one day and comes across a little house in the bush. After letting herself in, thoroughly looking through and messing up the house, as well as helping herself to food, she eventually finds herself a comfortable place to rest Sing along to Deborah Mailman's beautiful CD recording, based on the classic Mockingbird lullaby, but with fun and cute possums!

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Back in Australia, he decides to set up his very own Cancan Cafe. But will his auditions fall flat on their face? No one seems capable of mastering the dance and so Kangaroo's spirits start to droop, but then he hears a rumour that there is someone who really can do the cancan Bright and fun, this brilliant rhyming book with its hilarious and action-packed illustrations is a delight to share and read al Koalas, Kites and Kangaroos.

Koalas, Kites and KangaroosKoalas, kites and kangaroos, Penguins and possums and pelicans too. Worm-eating wagtails and wombats at play, Surf-riding seas on a hot summer's day. Rabbits on roller-skates, lizards on land, Card-playing crocodiles, shells on the sand. Turn over he pages and take a close look At this wonderful, colourful alphabet book! Derived from the aboriginal word gulabaa.

Billy — a tin can with a wire handle used to boil water. Jumbuck — a sheep. It is most likely derived from the two words jum ping buck. Waltzing Matilda — see detailed explaination below. Tucker Bag — a bag for storing food tucker. It was usually an old sugar or flour sack. Squatter — a wealthy landowner, a rancher. Thoroughbred — An expensive pedigreed horse. The Mercedes Benz equivalent of its day. Trooper — a policeman, a mounted militia-man. The title of the song is derived from a phrase ' waltzing the matilda ' which is no longer in use today.

It is believed to have originated from German immigrants who started settling in Australia from Waltzing is from the German term 'auf der walz' which meant to travel while learning a trade. Young German apprentices in those days travelled from place to place working under a master craftsman earning a living as they went and sleeping wherever they could.

The German word 'walz' became 'waltz' in Australia. The waltz was a fashionable dance at the time, and Australians were familiar with it. Matilda has German origins too and means Mighty Battle Maiden. It is believed to have been given to females who accompanied soldiers during the Thirty Year Wars in Europe. This came to mean "to be kept warm at night" and later to mean the great army coats or blankets that soldiers wrapped themselves with.

These were rolled into a swag and carried behind their shoulders while marching. So 'waltzing the matilda ' came to mean to travel from place to place in search of work with all your belongings on your back, wrapped in a blanket. When the song was written the word "the" was dropped from the title becoming Waltzing Matilda. This huge sheep station ranch , was owned by the family of Sarah's school friend, Christina Macpherson. Christina's brother, Bob, managed this vast property. While riding in a coach to Dagworth they saw a swagman walking along the dusty road. Bob Macpherson turned to Banjo and said "that's what they call Waltzing Matilda".