30 Books - Select your favourite!

30 books for 4s & 5s - competition!

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To promote the State Library of WA's Better Beginnings program initiative, "30 Books for 4s & 5s", the Mundijong Library would like to know which book is your favourite on the list?

To enter the competition all you need to do is choose your favourite book from this wonderful booklist, and fill out the entry form at the bottom on the page!

The winner will receive a selection of the books from the booklet and a second selection to donate to a local SJ community group such as playgroup, child care or school. 

30 Books 4 5

Competition Guidelines

  • No age limit
  • One entry per person will be accepted
  • Mundijong Public Library and Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale employees are ineligible to enter
  • Entry opens on 25 May 2017 and closes on 25 August 2017
  • Winners will be notified on 28 August 2017
  • Winners first names will be recorded for notification in eNewsletter, Facebook and Twitter
 A Nice Walk in The Jungle

A Nice Walk in the Jungle

Written & Illustrated by Nan Bodsworth

Puffin, An Imprint of Penguin Books, 1989

 Amy and Louis

Amy and Louis

Written by Libby Gleeson

Illustrated by Freya Blackwood

Scholastic, 2006 

 Bear and Chook

Bear and Chook

Written by Lisa Shanahan

Illustrated by Ermma Quay

Lothian Books, An Imprint of Hachette Children's Books, 2002

 Collecting Colour

Collecting Colour

Written & Illustrated by Kylie Dunstan

Lothian Books, An Imprint of Hachette Children's Books, 2008 

 Duck in the Truck

Duck in a Truck

Written & Illustrated Jez Alborough

Harpercollins Children, 1999 

Edward the Emu 

Edward the Emu

Written by Sheena Knowles
Illustrated by Rod Clements

Angus and Robertson, An Imprint of Harpercollins, C1988 

Five Minutes Peace 

Five Minute's Peace

Written and Illustrated by Jill Murphy

Walker Books, 1986 

For All Creatues 

For All Creatures

Written by Glenda Milalrd
Illustrated by Rebecca Cool

Walker Books Australia, 2011

 Granny Gromment and Me

Granny Gromment and Me

Written by Dianne Wolfer

Illustrated by Karen Blair

Walker Books Australia, 2013

 Handas Surprise

Handa's Surprise

Written & Illustrated by Eileen Browne

Walker Books, 1994 

 Harry the Dirty Dog

Harry the Dirty Dog

Written by Gene Zion

Illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham

Red Fox, An Imprint of Random House, 1956

 How Birds Got Their Colours

How the Birds Got Their Colours

Told by Mary Albert

Compiled by Pamela Lofts

Scholastic, 1983

I want my hat back 

I Want My Hat Back

Written & Illustrated by Jon Klassen

Walker Books, 2011

I will not ever eat a tomato 

I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato

Written and Illustrated by Lauren Child

Orchard Books, An Imprint of Hachette Children's Books, 2007

Im The Best 

I'm the Best

Written & Illustrated by Lucy Cousins

Walker Books, 2010


Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Written and Illustrated by Mo Willems

Walker Books, 2004

Lets Get a Pup 

Let's Get a Pup!

Written and Illustrated by Bob Graham

Walker Books Australia, 2001

 Mister Magnolia

Mister Magnolia

Written and Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Red Fox, An Imprint of Random House, 1980

Mr Chicken Goes to Paris 

Mr Chicken goes to Paris

Written & Illustrated by Leigh Hobbs

Allen and Unwin, 2011



Written and Illustrated by Polly Dunbar

Walker Books, 2007

The Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown 

That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown

Written by Cressida Cowell

Illustrated by Neal Layton

Orchard Books, An Imprint of Hachette Children's Books, 2006

 The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Macmillan Children's Books, 1999

 The Incredible Book Eating Boy

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Written and Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Harpercollins Children's Books, 2006

The Kiss that Missed 

The Kiss That Missed

Written & Illustrated by David Melling

Hodder Children's, 2002

The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch 

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

Written by Ronda Armitage
Illustrated by David Armitage

Scholastic, 1977

The Runaway Hug 

The Runaway Hug

Written by Nick Bland
Illustrated by Freya Blackwood

Scholastic, 2011

The Terrible Plop 

The Terrible Plop

Written by Ursula Dubosarsky

Illustrated by Andrew Joyner

Penguin Books,2009

 The Tiger that came to Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Written & Illustrate by Judith Kerr

Harpercollins Children's Books, 1968

This is the Bear 

This is the Bear

Written by Sarah Hayes
Illustrated by Helen Craig

Walker Books,1996

 Wombat Stew

Wombat Stew

Written by Marcia Vaughan
Illustrated by Pamela Lofts

Scholastic Australia, 1984