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    If The Shoe Fits

    Author Krista Bell, Illustrator Craig Smith

    Originally published as a Lothian Start Up illustrated by Craig Smith it was reprinted by Fibtion Unlimited. Cassie loves to dance. She dreams of becoming a famous dancer one day with lots of adoring fans. There’s one problem though – she’s terrified of dancing in front of people. Open Day at Miss Kaye’s dance school […]

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    Flying Feet

    Author Krista Bell, Illustrator Beth Norling

    An Aussie Nibbles from Puffin Books illustrated by Beth Norling. Henry can’t stop running and jumping and leaping and twirling! There must be something special he can do with his flying feet! With its focus on tap dancing, this story will encourage both boys and girls to use their talents in the way that makes […]

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    The Slammers

    Author Krista Bell

    #1 THE SLAMMERS A group of Aussie boys and girls go to a basketball clinic at school and decide they want to form their own team. What should the team be called? Who should be on the team? Bobbi hopes she’ll be included. TOP SHOT SERIES This series of sequential novels was the first junior […]

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    Star Rookie

    Author Krista Bell

    #2 STAR ROOKIE The Slammers are doing okay. They’re really starting to play as a team and their skills are improving. But how can they afford new boots and singlets? What about a fundraiser game against the teachers and parents? Can they win the season? And will James be rookie of the year? TOP SHOT […]

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    Camp Phantom

    Author Krista Bell

    #3 CAMP PHANTOM This is the ultimate week away for a keen group of young Aussie basketball players – a week being coached by the famous Phantoms, their idols. The boys and girls get up to plenty of tricks both on and off the court. And coach Tim Parker has a few surprises for them […]

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    Nothing But Net

    Author Krista Bell

    #4 NOTHING BUT NET The Slammers have the chance to play state representative basketball, but are they really good enough? Their team seems less skilled and much shorter than the opposition teams. Will they let a new play join their team? He certainly seems to have the skill and height they need. My Damien and […]

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    Off To Duncan’s Paddock

    Author edited by Mary Small

    This is a horsey short story published in SADDLE UP AGAIN, a wonderful collection of horse writings compiled by Sydney author Mary Small and published as a Bluegum paperback by Angus & Robertson. The book sold out its first print run and has never been reprinted, but is available in libraries, and sometimes pops up […]

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    Where Do You Get Your Ideas

    Author Krista Bell

    This is my first non-fiction title and is based on five years of my interviewing famous authors and illustrators on my radio programme, which was called The Children’s Hour. Do you wonder where on earth authors and illustrators get their ideas? Well my radio interviews with 31 of Australia’s top creators of children’s books will […]

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    Author Krista Bell, Illustrator Ann James

    An illustrated short story in a picture book format, which I wrote for middle to upper primary readers. This is the story of an upper primary school boy who finds a wild pigeon while he’s out bike riding and takes it home until it learns to fly. ‘Pidge’ soon becomes a special part of the […]


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