The top 100 Australian books

Wednesday, 5 November 2008 35 responses

The 100 most commonly held Australian books in public libraries






    Mem Fox - Possum Magic

    Mem Fox - Where is the Green Sheep?

    Bryce Courtenay - Sylvia

    Matthew Reilly - Seven Ancient Wonders

    Di Morrisey - The Valley

    Matthew Reilly - Scarecrow

    Jill B Bruce - Flags and Emblems of Australia

    Marcia K. Vaughan - Wombat Stew

    Kate Grenville - The Secret River

    Tim Winton - Dirt Music

    Cunxin Li - Mao's Last Dancer

    Andy Griffiths - The Cat on the Mat is Flat

    Robin Klein - Hating Alison Ashley

    Tim Winton - The Turning

    Alison Lester - Are We There Yet? A Journey Around Australia

    Pamela Allen - Who Sank The Boat?

    John Marsden - The Night is for Hunting

    John Marsden - The Other Side of Dawn

    John Marsden - Burning for Revenge

    Pamela Allen - Grandpa and Thomas

    Bryce Courtenay - Whitethorn

    John Marsden - Tomorrow, When the War Began

    Stephen Michael King - Mutt Dog!

    John Marsden - Incurable

    Paul Jennings - How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare, Robbed a Grave, Made a New Friend Who Might Not Have Really Been There at All, and While He Was at it Committed a Terrible Sin Which Everyone Was Doing Even Though He Didn't Know it

    Di Morrisey -Barra Creek

    Andy Griffiths - Just Disgusting!

    Libby Gleeson - Shutting the Chooks In

    Jackie French - Diary of a Wombat

    Andy Griffiths - Bumageddon: the Final Pongflict

    Bob Graham - Jethro Byrde: Fairy Child

    Jeannie Baker - Belonging

    Emily Rodda - Dragon's Nest

    John Marsden - The Third Day, the Frost

    Libby Gleeson - Amy & Louis

    Frances Watts - Kisses for Daddy

    Margaret Wild - Baby Boomsticks

    John Marsden - While I Live

    Judy Nunn - Heritage

    Paul Jennings - The Cabbage Patch Pong

    Margaret Wild - Little Humpty

    Roland Harvey - At the Beach: Postcards from Crabby Spit

    Melina Marchetta - Saving Francesca

    Jonathan Upfal - The Australian Drug Guide: Every Person's Guide to Prescription and Over-The-Counter Medicines, Street Drugs, Vaccines, Vitamins and Minerals

    Matthew Reilly - Hover Car Racer

    Morris Gleitzman - Once

    Graeme Base - TruckDogs: a Novel in Four Bites

    Margaret Wild - Chatterbox

    Margaret Wild - Seven More Sleeps

    Pamela Allen - The Potato People

    Matt Dray - Dougal the Garbage Dump Bear

    Andy Griffiths - Zombie Bums from Uranus

    Scott Mitchell - Explorers

    Jan Omerod - Lizzie Nonsense

    Bob Graham - Tales From the Waterhole

    Deborah Niland - Annie's Chair

    Bryce Courtenay - Brother Fish

    Peter Carey - True History of the Kelly Gang

    Richard Flanagan - The Unknown Terrorist

    John Marsden - Darkness, Be My Friend

    Sofie Laguna - Too Loud Lily

    Margaret Barbalet - Reggie, Queen of the Street

    Morris Gleitzman - Toad Heaven

    Anonymous - The Bride Stripped Bare

    Bob Graham - Let's Get a Pup

    Geraldine Brooks - March

    Emily Rodda - The Sister of the South

    Emily Rodda - The Isle of Illusion

    Bob Graham - Max

    Narelle Oliver - Home

    Lee Fox - Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hair

    Nadia Wheatley - Luke's Way of Looking

    Graeme Base - Jungle Drums

    Morris Gleitzman - Teacher's Pet

    Meredith Costain - Doodledum Dancing

    Emily Rodda - Cavern of the Fear

    Emily Rodda - Isle of the Dead

    Mem Fox - Hunwick's Egg

    John Marsden - Circle of Flight

    Andy Griffiths - The Bad Book

    Melina Marchetta - Looking for Alibrandi

    Lyn Lee - Eight

    Emily Rodda - The Forests of Silence

    John Nicholson - Who's Running This Country?: Government in Australia

    Tania Cox - Snap! Went Chester

    Tara Moss - Hit

    Libby Gleeson - Cuddle Time

    Matthew Reilly - Contest

    Garth Nix - Mister Monday

    John Nicholson - Gold! The Fascinating Story of Gold in Australia

    John Marsden - Winter

    John Heffernan - Two Summers

    John Marsden - The Dead of the Night

    Morris Gleitzman - Doubting Thomas

    Bryce Courtenay - Jessica

    Paul Jennings - Tongue-tied!

    Stephen Michael King - Milli, Jack and the Dancing Cat.
    Matthew Reilly - Hover Car Racer

    Morris Gleitzman - Once

    Graeme Base - TruckDogs: a Novel in Four Bites

    Margaret Wild - Chatterbox

    Margaret Wild - Seven More Sleeps

    Pamela Allen - The Potato People

    Matt Dray - Dougal the Garbage Dump Bear

    Andy Griffiths - Zombie Bums from Uranus

    Scott Mitchell - Explorers

    Jan Omerod - Lizzie Nonsense

    Bob Graham - Tales From the Waterhole

    Deborah Niland - Annie's Chair

    Bryce Courtenay - Brother Fish

    Peter Carey - True History of the Kelly Gang

    Richard Flanagan - The Unknown Terrorist

    John Marsden - Darkness, Be My Friend

    Sofie Laguna - Too Loud Lily

    Margaret Barbalet - Reggie, Queen of the Street

    Morris Gleitzman - Toad Heaven

    Anonymous - The Bride Stripped Bare

    Bob Graham - Let's Get a Pup

    Geraldine Brooks - March

    Emily Rodda - The Sister of the South

    Emily Rodda - The Isle of Illusion

    Bob Graham - Max

    Narelle Oliver - Home

    Lee Fox - Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hair

    Nadia Wheatley - Luke's Way of Looking

    Graeme Base - Jungle Drums

    Morris Gleitzman - Teacher's Pet

    Meredith Costain - Doodledum Dancing

    Emily Rodda - Cavern of the Fear

    Emily Rodda - Isle of the Dead

    Mem Fox - Hunwick's Egg

    John Marsden - Circle of Flight

    Andy Griffiths - The Bad Book

    Melina Marchetta - Looking for Alibrandi

    Lyn Lee - Eight

    Emily Rodda - The Forests of Silence

    John Nicholson - Who's Running This Country?: Government in Australia

    Tania Cox - Snap! Went Chester

    Tara Moss - Hit

    Libby Gleeson - Cuddle Time

    Matthew Reilly - Contest

    Garth Nix - Mister Monday

    John Nicholson - Gold! The Fascinating Story of Gold in Australia

    John Marsden - Winter

    John Heffernan - Two Summers

    John Marsden - The Dead of the Night

    Morris Gleitzman - Doubting Thomas

    Bryce Courtenay - Jessica

    Paul Jennings - Tongue-tied!

    Stephen Michael King - Milli, Jack and the Dancing Cat.

    Source: Public Lending Right Committee Annual Report 2007-2008.

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  • Mariuca 6.11.08
     

    YAY! I did it Kim haha!! I'm thrilled to be Poeartica's TD, wow this is really great! :):):)

  • Mariuca 6.11.08
     

    So now I'm at all ur blogs! TC at Laketrees, number 2 TD at TAD and now I'm here at Poeartica, isn't that awesome? YAY! Big hugs for me and you! :):):)

  • Mariuca 6.11.08
     

    Oh and I've also joined u at MBL today yay! :)

  • Kim 6.11.08
     

    yeehaaa Mariuca...
    I joined you up at MBL too...I'll have to check if I'm joined up at both....your little cards are everywhere!!! hhehe
    gtg..teddies are waiting for brekkie :)

  • Kim 6.11.08
     

    hey the pop up box is fast and you can see the pics too :)

  • Mariuca 7.11.08
     

    Kim, it's really so cool to be greeted by either Mariuca or MPG at all ur blogs every time I drop by he he! Must maintain my position here then! :):):)

  • Mariuca 7.11.08
     

    Have a great weekend Kim! :)

  • Kim 8.11.08
     

    hehe Mariuca...(hugs)
    you're doing a wonderful job...have a terrific weekend too !!!

  • Mariuca 12.11.08
     

    Hi Kim! I couldn't do my EC rounds yesterday, no connection at the hospital! But am here today, thanks so much for visiting me during my absence, love ya! :):):)

  • Kim 13.11.08
     

    no worries Mariuca..
    I hope all is going well for you and B :) :)

  • Mariuca 14.11.08
     

    Hi Kim! I'm here today with Mariuca! Brought u some coffee and cupcakes, enjoy! :)

  • Kim 14.11.08
     

    yummo Mariuca!!...
    lol and I'm hungry too...
    looks like we have a little chat room here... haha

  • Rieth 15.11.08
     

    I just passed by and noticed this pretty cute blog, Hi..

  • NathanKP 16.11.08
     

    I really don't recognize any of these books. Oh well...

    I have tagged you with a meme at Bookworm Meme.

    Nathan

  • Kim 16.11.08
     

    thanks for calling by Reith :))

  • Kim 17.11.08
     

    thanks Nathan..
    it looks like fun :)

  • Shinade 18.11.08
     

    Yayyyyyy for Marzie!! She is everywhere.

  • Shinade 18.11.08
     

    And of course always at the top!!

  • Shinade 18.11.08
     

    You just have to love her...she works so hard and is such a good friend!!

    I think she's delightful!!

    Oh and so are you Kim!!

    I hope you have a great week!!:-)))

  • Kim 18.11.08
     

    hehe Jackie...
    I think we have a commentating challenge happening...
    may the best chatter win!!!
    thanks for calling by with your cheery comments... you are delightful too :))
    enjoy your Tuesday.. :))

  • avatar chat 19.11.08
     

    How can I get some of these books? Can you give me any suggestion?

  • Nandini 25.12.08
     

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  • Nandini 15.1.09
     

    Great post. I really liked it.

  • education 23.1.09
     

    hey Kim, good post. i am sorry but i just take this cartoon picture for my laptop. i insert it as a desktop and you don't believe my little son always give smile to see this. thanks

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