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1. Aldiss, Brian; Penrose, Roger (1999). White Mars, or, the Mind Set Free: A 21st-century Utopia (1st ed). London: Little Brown. 323 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), jacket flap unclipped, minimal edgewear. Collaborative science fiction novel about a human colony marooned on the planet Mars. ISBN: 0316852430. Our Book No: 11147. $12 AUD.

2. Appleton II, Victor; Moritz, Edward (illustrator) (1970). Tom Swift and his Repelatron Skyway (1st U.K. ed) [Tom Swift Science Adventures]. London: Collins. 160 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, top edge tinted blue, pages & edges toned, minor edgewear. (No series number on spine.) One of a series of Science Adventures featuring the amazing Tom Swift. Racy, exciting and futuristic - these stories are specially written for young science fiction fans. ISBN: 0001622161. Our Book No: 15979. $10 AUD.

3. Appleton II, Victor; Brey, Charles (illustrator) (1970). Tom Swift and his Megascope Space Prober (1st U.K. ed) [Tom Swift Science Adventures]. London: Collins. 160 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, top edge tinted blue, pages & edges toned, minor edgewear. (No series number on spine.) One of a series of Science Adventures featuring the amazing Tom Swift. Racy, exciting and futuristic - these stories are specially written for young science fiction fans. ISBN: 0001622153. Our Book No: 15981. $10 AUD.

4. Appleton II, Victor; Moritz, Edward (illustrator) (1971). Tom Swift and his Sonic Book Trap (Reprint ed) [Tom Swift Science Adventures]. London: Collins. 160 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, top edge tinted blue, pages & edges toned, minor edgewear. (No 10 on spine.) One of a series of Science Adventures featuring the amazing Tom Swift. Racy, exciting and futuristic - these stories are specially written for young science fiction fans. ISBN: 0001622102. Our Book No: 15980. $10 AUD.

5. Appleton II, Victor; Johnson, Ray (illustrator) (1971). Tom Swift and the Mystery Comet (Reprint ed) [Tom Swift Science Adventures]. London: Collins. 159 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, top edge tinted blue, pages & edges toned, minor edgewear. (No 12 on spine.) One of a series of Science Adventures featuring the amazing Tom Swift. Racy, exciting and futuristic - these stories are specially written for young science fiction fans. ISBN: 0007622129. Our Book No: 15984. $10 AUD.

6. Archer, Jeffrey; Matthews, Derek (illustrator) (1980). Willy Visits the Square World. London: Octopus Books. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, no jacket, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), illustrated endpapers, tiny closed tear bottom edge front cover, minimal edgewear. A charming children's picture story about a boy named Willy and his nervous teddy bear, Randolph, and their search for Yo-Yo, the lost kitten. They find themselves in a fantasy square world where they meet the Fuzzies, Big Whoosh, Upsidedown Bird and the wicked monster Grumpfuzz. The bright illustrations will delight all ages. ISBN: 0706412001. Our Book No: 28074. $15 AUD.

7. Asimov, Isaac (1973). Fantastic Voyage [SF Collector's Library]. London: Corgi Books. 186 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, edgewear. Based on the screenplay by Harry Kleiner, adapted by Duncan Graham from the original story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby. ISBN: 0552092371. Our Book No: 11520. $10 AUD.

8. Asimov, Isaac (1975). Pirates of the Asteroids (Reissue ed). London: New English Library. 144 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Second novel in the Space Ranger series. ISBN: 0450020282. Our Book No: 8469. $10 AUD.

9. Asimov, Isaac (1996). I, Robot (Film Tie-in Edition) (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 249 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, barcode sticker on page. Asimov's thought-provoking novel of how humans and robots might coexist is now a major film starring Will Smith. ISBN: 0586025324. Our Book No: 20826. $10 AUD.

10. Bangs, John Kendrick (1902). Olympian Nights. New York: Harper & Brothers. 224 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (illustrated panel, gilt lettering, spine little faded), full-page black & white drawings (plates), fore-edge untrimmed, corners bumped, corner front free flyleaf little scuffed, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. A collectible humorous fantasy in the author's typical vein, telling of the Greek gods, who seem to spend a considerable amount of their time playing golf on the planet Mars. Listed by Bleiler. Our Book No: 16084. $30 AUD.

11. Barker, House of (1941). A Surprise for Shirley [Joy Series, no. 7]. Melbourne: House of Barker. Unnum 12 pp. Paperback large quarto, pictorial card covers (staples lightly rusted), good condition, black & white & single-colour drawings, covers creased, pages toned, small tears spine ends repaired, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1941 (Trove catalogue). Children's picture book about a six-year-old girl named Shirley who asked many questions, but did not find the answers until she was visited by a fairy in her dreams. A delightful old story, the drawings are wonderful and will bring real joy to children and adults alike. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 22037. $10 AUD.

12. BBC (2008). Doctor Who: The Official Annual 2009 (1st ed). London: Penguin Books. 93 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos & drawings, top corners covers lightly bumped, few light scratches covers. The adventure continues when The Doctor moves on from his 2007 adventures. This annual has quizzes, photos, cartoon adventures, puzzles, and lots of great information about Dr Who and the characters that appear in the television series. ISBN: 9781405904278. Our Book No: 26434. $20 AUD.

13. BBC (2009). Torchwood: The Official Magazine Yearbook. London: Titan Books. 94 pp. Hardback wide quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny scuff spine ends. This is the official yearbook of Torchwood, the popular British BBC-TV series. Look behind the scenes at this high-octane TV series and learn what it takes to be in Torchwood. There are interviews with John Barrowman (Captain Jack), Eve Myles (Gwen) and Gareth David-Lloyd (Lanto). There are features on costumes, stunts, locations and music plus short stories. ISBN: 9781848562394. Our Book No: 28992. $40 AUD.

14. Bradbury, Ray (1998). Quicker than the Eye. London: Earthlight / Simon & Schuster. 262 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor scratches covers. Ray Bradbury's first short story science fiction collection for 10 years shows that none of his unique magic has deserted him. ISBN: 0671017845. Our Book No: 3719. $10 AUD.

15. Brash, Nicholas; Clyne, Densey; Frazier, Jim (photos) & Windus, John (Illustrations) (1987). The Watchers of Dar (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Lilyfield Publications. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour illustrations, spine ends & cover corners little rubbed, light foxing few pages. This beautiful children's picture fantasy story is about a strange adventure for two children and their white dog inside a rainbow going through all the different colours. They find danger in some spots. ISBN: 0730102114. Our Book No: 27836. $15 AUD.

16. Camden, Steven (2014). Tape: Rewind, Play, I'm Here, I Always Was (1st ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 363 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. This novel for young adults is a story about a girl named Ameliah who finds a tape in 2013 in a spare room at her grandparents home, and a boy named Ryan who in 1993 records a diary on an old tape. The story is a mix of love, time-travel, hope, fate and magic. ISBN: 9780007523511. Our Book No: 29098. $15 AUD.

17. Carey, Peter (2003). My Life as a Fake (1st ed). Sydney, Milsons Point: Knopf / Random House. 280 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), ribbed white board cover & jacket, sepia (brown-coloured) pictorial pastedowns, pink free flyleaves, fore-edge untrimmed, string bookmark. A fantastical gothic tale, inspired both by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Ern Malley hoax. Sara, a poetry editor on holiday in Kuala Lumpur, meets an Australian, Christopher Chubb, in a bicycle shop. Chubb shows her an unbelievable scrap of poetry. She wants to publish it in her ailing poetry journal. Chubb insists that Sara hear his story first, this being the central plot of this novel. As a conservative young poet in Melbourne in the 1950s, he decided to teach the literary avant-gardes a lesson. He submits for publication the poetry a working-class poet of raw power and sexual frankness, conveniently dead at 24, and entirely the product of Chubb's imagination. The magazine falls for the hoax, and its editor is prosecuted for publishing obscenity. At the trial someone uncannily resembling the fake poet leaps to his feet. The horrified Chubb is confronted by the malevolent being he had himself manufactured. Wickedly explores how the phantom poet haunts ends up destroying his maker, pursuing Chubb from Melbourne to the seedy, tropical chaos of Kuala Lumpur. ISBN: 1740512464. Our Book No: 14662. $15 AUD.

18. Carmody, Isobelle (2007). Obernewtyn (Reprint ed) [Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 1]. Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 244 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, map, small mark top edge last few pages, tiny dent front cover, minor edgewear corners. In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous. Book 1 of a breathtakingly elaborate series from one of Australia's foremost writers of fantasy fiction for young adults. ISBN: 9780140178548. Our Book No: 29644. $10 AUD.

19. Carmody, Isobelle (2008). The Farseekers (Reprint ed) [Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 2]. New York: Random House Children's. 310 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. When Elspeth and others undertake a dangerous journey to rescue a powerful psychic and find an enormous book trove, the fate of the Obernewtyn colony hangs in the balance. Book 2 of a breathtakingly elaborate series from one of Australia's foremost writers of fantasy for young adults. ISBN: 9780375857683. Our Book No: 14503. $10 AUD.

20. Colbert, David (2005). The Magical Worlds of Narnia: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts. New York: Berkley Books. 186 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear, remainder stripe, tiny mark bottom edge. This book explores the myths, legends, and history behind C. S. Lewis's beloved Narnia stories. ISBN: 0425205630. Our Book No: 23530. $12 AUD.

21. Coltman, Paul; McClure, Gillian (illustrator) (1985). Tog the Ribber or Granny's Tale. London: Andre Deutsch. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, endpapers little foxed, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), boards faintly faded. Children's fantasy picture story. A poem by Paul Coltman is about a little girl, now a granny, who turned tail and ran when she saw Tog's ghost in the woods. The illustrator worked for over two years on a series of illustrations to create visual images as powerful as the words. Each detailed picture has a border that interprets the fear in terms of images. The book would suit older readers as it has a haunting quality that remains long after the last page has been read. ISBN: 0233977112. Our Book No: 27986. $10 AUD.

22. Cripps, Lindsay (2007). The Mystery of the Ruby Glasses (1st ed). Sydney: Lothian Books. 159 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Shey goes to stay at her Uncle's home, a dusty old house full of paintings. She finds a beautiful old pair of opera glasses, studded with rubies. When she puts them on she is transported into the paintings. A great first juvenile fiction book (fantasy fiction) recommended for ages 8 upwards. ISBN: 9780734408044. Our Book No: 22778. $10 AUD.

23. Cummings, Ray (1946). The Shadow Girl. London: Gerald G. Swan. 186 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), edge tears jacket (faintly marked & toned), minor edgewear, owner's written name & date stamp, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Science fiction novel for young adults, originally published in Argosy, 1929. A mysterious time machine from the future appears and it has a beautiful girl from the future, willing to help from two young scientists with their experiments. A blend of science fiction and romance. Listed by Bleiler. Our Book No: 3780. $25 AUD.

24. Dart-Thornton, Cecilia (2008). The Iron Tree (Reprint ed) [Crowthistle Chronicles: Book One]. Sydney: Tor / Pan Macmillan. 611 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear. Science fantasy novel. Jarred is leaving the sun scorched desert village that has always been his home to explore the world-and to seek out the truth about his father who disappeared when jarred was ten, never to return. This is the first book in The Crowthistle Chronicles. ISBN: 9780330421867. Our Book No: 27045. $10 AUD.

25. Dick, Philip K. (1986). Humpty Dumpty in Oakland: A Novel (1st U.K. ed). London: Victor Gollancz. 199 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), faint foxing reverse side jacket & edges, minor edgewear, old price marks, bookshop rubber stamp. Set in San Francisco in the late 1950s it is a tragicomedy of misunderstandings among auto repair dealers and real estate salesmen, the small-time, struggling individuals for whom Dick always reserved his greatest sympathy. Originally rejected by publishers in 1960, this novel was published posthumously. A general fiction novel that differs from his usual science fiction novels. (Tyrrell's Bookshop rubber stamp.). ISBN: 0575038756. Our Book No: 16463. $36 AUD.

26. Dick, Philip K. (1999). Second Variety: Volume Two of the Collected Stories (Reprint ed). London: Gollancz Science Fiction. 395 pp. Paperback small thick trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. In these 27 science fiction short stories, he speaks up for ordinary people and against militarism, paranoia and xenophobia. ISBN: 9781857988802. Our Book No: 28397. $15 AUD.

27. Dickson, Gordon R. (1983). The Spirit of Dorsai [Sphere Science Fiction]. London: Sphere Books. 180 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor creases corner rear cover, minor edgewear. The Dorsai Trilogy recorded the epic battles of the Dorsai, the finest soldiers ever trained to fight and win against all odds. This SF novel is an illumination of the heart and soul of the planet Dorsai and its people - showing how and why the Dorsai fight and live. ISBN: 0722130198. Our Book No: 3578. $10 AUD.

28. Dickson, Gordon R. (1984). Soldier, Ask Not (Reprint ed) [Sphere Science Fiction: Dorsai Trilogy]. London: Sphere Books. 216 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor creases covers, minor edgewear. The second SF novel of the Dorsai Trilogy, the Hugo Award winning story of a universe splintered into the factions of war. The black-clad mercenaries of the Friendly planets fought where their employer and their God dictated. On New earth, they pitted their fanaticism against the cold courage of the Dorsai. ISBN: 0722129785. Our Book No: 3579. $10 AUD.

29. Dickson, Gordon R. (1985). Mission to Universe [Sphere Science Fiction]. London: Sphere Books. 222 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, small owner's written name, otherwise excellent. By the author of the acclaimed Dorsai Sequence. Originally published in 1965, this SF novel has been revised for the pb edition. General Benjamin Shore is headed for the unexplored universe - under forged orders and in defiance of Presidential commands. Nothing had prepared him for the nightmare he would face on the planet of the Grey-furs. The menace of the Golden People had driven all other races from the Galactic Centre. ISBN: 0722130023. Our Book No: 3577. $10 AUD.

30. Dowling, Terry (1995). An Intimate Knowledge of the Night (1st ed). Adelaide, North Adelaide: Aphelion Publications. 285 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, inside covers & pages little toned, minor edgewear. First and only edition. A collection of horror stories by this award-winning Australian science fiction writer. ISBN: 1875346155. Our Book No: 13964. $14 AUD.

31. Edens, Cooper; Weinberg-Harter, George (calligraphy) (1985). If You're Afraid of the Dark Remember the Night Rainbow. Sydney: John Ferguson. Unnum 36 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, dark purple endpapers, spine ends & corners little rubbed, tiny scuff spine edge, minor foxing title page & last page. Scarce Australian edition of a delightful award-winning children's fantasy picture story about finding a different way of doing things. Words & drawings by Edens, calligraphy by Weinberg-Harter. ISBN: 090913488X. Our Book No: 27969. $20 AUD.

32. Ellis, Ian C. (2001). Book Finds: How to Find, Buy, and Sell Used and Rare Books (2nd ed). New York: Perigee / Berkley Publishing. 306 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. The author is a book dealer and collector for over 20 years, specializing in science fiction and mysteries. For the experienced collector or someone embarking on a new hobby, reveals the secrets of locating rare and valuable books. Includes information on first editions and reader's copies, auctions and catalogs, avoiding costly and common beginner mistakes, strategies of professional book scouts, and buying and selling on the Internet. Includes a list of 1001 findable (and hopefully collectible) books. ISBN: 0399526544. Our Book No: 14489. $12 AUD.

33. Fancher, Lou; Johnson, Steve (illustrator) (2002). The Velveteen Rabbit (Reprint ed) [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]. New York: Atheneum. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny little scuff base spine, light scratches covers. This children's picture story is an adaption for younger children by Fancher, of Margery Williams's beautiful children's picture story about a toy rabbit who wanted to become real. He had to wait a long time before the magic happened that granted him his wish. The bright illustrations by Johnson & Fancher will delight all ages. ISBN: 9780689841347. Our Book No: 28124. $15 AUD.

34. Fletcher, Charlie (2011). Far Rockaway (1st ed). London: Hodder Children's Books. 419 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). Fantasy novel for young adults. Cat is knocked down by a speeding fire truck in Manhattan. She wakes in a world made from all the books her grandfather used to read to her, peopled by some of the most memorable heroes of classic adventure fiction, brought vividly to life. Cat must earn their friendship and help as she begins an odyssey and epic quest to find the mythic Castle at the World's End. ISBN: 9780340997321. Our Book No: 15554. $20 AUD.

35. Forsyth, Kate (1997). Dragonclaw (1st ed) [The Witches of Eileanan Trilogy]. Sydney: Arrow / Random House. 531 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. First edition. Australian fantasy writer. No 1 in a series. Isabeau the Foundling sets out on a perilous quest carrying the last hopes of the persecuted witches. ISBN: 0091835100. Our Book No: 26811. $15 AUD.

36. Fox, Mem; Tusa, Tricia (illustrator) (2002). The Magic Hat (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Gosford: Scholastic Press. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour drawings, few tiny dents rear cover. Australian children's picture story about a magic hat. The rhyming words and large full-page ink and watercolour illustrations are delightful, and will appeal to any age. ISBN: 1865044628. Our Book No: 14949. $12 AUD.

37. French, Jackie; Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator) (1995). Walking the Boundaries (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 178 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This is a fantasy novel for young adults about time, culture and the land, by Australian writer. ISBN: 0207177961. Our Book No: 24957. $12 AUD.

38. Gee, Maurice (2017). The Severed Land (1st ed). New Zealand: Penguin Random House. 187 pp. Paperback, very good condition, corner tips creased few pages. This fantasy novel for young adults follows a dangerous quest through a divided world. Fliss helps an overfed rich boy escape through an invisible wall, and is alarmed to find she has to help him back through the wall to rescue the Nightingale. They travel through a perilous world and Fliss wonders if they will make it back alive? ISBN: 9780143770244. Our Book No: 29617. $15 AUD.

39. Gibson, William (2012). Distrust that Particular Flavor. London: Viking / Penguin Books. 259 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, single black & white photo, minor edgewear. Collection of non-fiction essays by the noted science fiction writer, based on the new technology that has opened doors into the future. Reveal autobiographical pieces, and show the development of the author's sharp perceptions of modern life. ISBN: 9780670921546. Our Book No: 28031. $15 AUD.

40. Harding, Traci (2003). The Alchemist's Key (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 368 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Fantasy novel by Australian writer. Wade Ashby has just inherited his grandfather's estate in England. Wade must unravel the enigma of his legacy before all of history's ghosts are unleashed. ISBN: 0732266726. Our Book No: 21200A. $12 AUD.

41. Harvey, Edwina; Murray-White, Sarah (editor) (2009). The Whale's Tale (1st stated ed). Sydney, Maroubra: Peggy Bright Books. 229 pp. Paperback, as new condition. This novel for young adults is about a girl named Uki who belongs to the Morningstar Gang. When Uki is dared to steal a computer file from a whale named Targe, it's too good an opportunity to impress one of the Gang members, so she steals the file, and gets caught by the authorities. To make restitution to Targe, she must tour with him and his sidekick, Charlie. They all take time to get along together. ISBN: 9780980699807. Our Book No: 27277. $16 AUD.

42. Heinlein, Robert A. (1985). The Day after Tomorrow (Reprint ed). London: New English Library. 141 pp. Paperback, very good condition, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. Six men left to fight to the death against 400 million, for all Asia was the enemy. This is another one of four-times winner of the Hugo award Heinlein's great science fiction stories. ISBN: 0450010856. Our Book No: 20929. $10 AUD.

43. Hughes, Shirley (2010). Jonadab and Rita: A Magical Tale of True Friendship and Finding Your Way Home. London: Random House Children's. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This beautiful warm children's story is about a toy donkey named Jonadad who is looking for adventure. One midsummer night he takes flight and discovers a magical fairy feast. Getting home again is harder than he thought, and he hopes his special friend Rita the toy mouse can help to locate him. The large colourful illustrations will delight any age. Written and illustrated by the author of "Dogger". ISBN: 9781862303133. Our Book No: 27983. $10 AUD.

44. Ingpen, Robert (1987). The Voyage of the Poppykettle (1st ed). Melbourne: Hill of Content. 47 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white drawings, covers little rubbed & scratched, top corner tip front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book is a fantasy for young adults about Australian gnomes. This is the first of three books and explains how and why the gnomes left their own land in South America to travel to their "Unchosen Land", after they left the wreck of the Poppykettle, near Indented Head. In this unusual book the author opens the way into a world of fantasy which has intriguing links with what we believe to be reality. ISBN: 0855721758. Our Book No: 28019. $15 AUD.

45. Irvine, Ian (1999). The Way Between the Worlds (Reprint ed) [View From the Mirror, no 4]. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 635 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, maps, edges & pages faintly toned, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. Fourth novel in a quartet, by Australian fantasy writer and marine scientist. ISBN: 0140276823. Our Book No: 28648. $15 AUD.

46. Kalin, Deborah (2009). Shadow Queen: Book 1 of The Binding (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny scuff top spine, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A first fantasy novel by this Australian author. After narrowly surviving the conflagration that shatters her entire world, Matilde must pit herself against her family's conqueror in battle not just for the throne, but for her very existence. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781741756166. Our Book No: 27166. $10 AUD.

47. Koch, Howard; Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction) (1970). The Panic Broadcast (The Whole Story of the Night the Martians Landed: Orson Welles' Legendary Radio Show "Invasion from Mars"). New York: Avon Books. 163 pp. Paperback small, good condition, black & white text-photos & cartoons, edges red-tinted, pages toned as usual (notably inside covers), spine little faded, minimal foxing, edgewear. On the night of October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and his fellow actors broadcast a radio dramatization of H. G. Wells' novel "War of the Worlds". This created a nationwide mass panic. (The complete script, by the man who compiled the broadcast, with many photographs, cartoons and newspaper articles of the astounding aftermath! Plus an introductory Interview with Arthur C. Clarke.). ISBN: 0380005018. Our Book No: 4299. $10 AUD.

48. Lethcoe, Jason (2007). The Misadventures of Benjamin Bartholomew Piff: You Wish. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 215 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, rough cut fore-edge, black & white drawings. No 1 in a series of fantasy novels for young adults. Orphaned Ben closed his eyes, blew out the candle, and wished with all his might. Before long, Ben has been recruited by the Wishworks Factory president himself to fight the evil henchmen of the Curseworks Factory. ISBN: 9780143303411. Our Book No: 24917. $10 AUD.

49. Lethcoe, Jason (2008). The Misadventures of Benjamin Bartholomew Piff: Wishful Thinking. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, rough cut fore-edge, black & white drawings. No 2 in a series of fantasy novels for young adults. Ben lands in the middle of an epic battle between the Wishworks Factory and the dark powers of the Curseworks Factory. Now, he has been brought on to the Wishworks Factory's permanent staff as Manager, Kids Birthday Wishes Ages 3 to 12. He is still a rookie and a mistake places the Wishworks Factory in danger of being exposed to a most unlikely foe. ISBN: 9780143303572. Our Book No: 24918. $10 AUD.

50. Macdonald, Caroline (1988). The Lake at the End of the World (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking Kestrel / Penguin Books. 184 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, minimal EX-LIBRARY, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tiny mark top edge, minor edgewear jacket, rubber library stamps. Fantasy novel for young adults. Written by New Zealand writer currently living and writing in Australia. The year is 2015. Hector leaves his underground community which has been isolated for over 50 years. He meets Diana. She lives a very different life beside a mystical lake, with her mother and handicapped father. The above-ground world is apparently empty of other human life, but Diana has a strength and optimism which puzzles Hector. It is only when the two teenagers are forced to visit the strange, artificial place of Hector's birth that their dependence on each other becomes clear to them. This is an exciting, challenging story of a developing relationship in a fragile world. Short listed book Children's Book Council Of Australia. ISBN: 0670822744. Our Book No: 27425. $15 AUD.

51. Mackay, Kenneth (2003). The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia [Wesleyan Early Classics of Science Fiction]. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press. 350 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations, minor edgewear, base spine lightly bumped, cover little creased top edge, internally excellent. Classic science fiction novel. This Wesleyan edition, the first version of the book published in over 100 years, includes facsimile illustrations from the original text, a new introduction and thorough notations. This book has extraordinary characters, a swift plot, and is thrillingly romantic. It is a classic fantasy and as fascinating today as it was more than a century ago. ISBN: 0819566322. Our Book No: 22444. $10 AUD.

52. McCaffrey, Anne (1989). Dragonsinger: Harper of Pern (Reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 251 pp. Paperback, very good condition, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. A fantasy novel by famous author who lives in County Wicklow, Ireland. ISBN: 0552108812. Our Book No: 24848. $10 AUD.

53. McIntosh, Fiona (2003). Myrren's Gift: The Quickening: Book One (Reprint ed) [Quickening Series]. Sydney, Pymble: HarperCollins. 629 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Another exciting fantasy adventure by the author of Betrayal. Myrren, grateful for Wyl's compassion, has given him an extraordinary gift. ISBN: 073227866X. Our Book No: 24903. $10 AUD.

54. McIntosh, Fiona (2013). The Scrivener's Tale: From Present-Day Paris to Medieval Morgravia (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 598 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, map, top corner front cover creased, few scratches covers, minor edgewear. Another exciting fantasy adventure by the Australian author of "Myrren's Gift". This is a single-volume fantasy, and the author returns to Morgravia. In the bookshops of Paris, Gabe Figaret is trying to put his shattered life back together after a traumatic event. Soon his world will be turned upside down, and he will learn shocking truths about who he is - and who he can, or cannot, trust. ISBN: 9780732292461. Our Book No: 27789. $15 AUD.

55. Millard, Glenda (2004). Bringing Reuben Home [Carradon Trilogy, no 1]. Sydney: ABC Books. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Unstated first novel of a trilogy about the imaginary city of New Carradon, by Australian writer. The date of Reuben's cessation is drawing near, but he is prepared to defy the merciless laws of the domed city of New Carradon. How can his granddaughter Cinnabar and her best friend Judah refuse an old man his last wish? A story of personal discovery, sacrifice, and the courage that forges powerful relationships. ISBN: 0733313892. Our Book No: 14904. $20 AUD.

56. Mystery, John (1943). John Mystery's Magic Land with the Woolly Sisters Pearl and Plain Jane [Cover title: John Mystery's Magic Land]. Sydney: Lonsdale & Bartholomew. Unnum 48 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, edgewear, owner's written name & address. A collectible illustrated collectible children's fantasy story. Muir 5279. Rear cover: "A Lonsdale & Bartholomew Children's Speciality". Our Book No: 16118. $30 AUD.

57. Nix, Garth (2003). Mister Monday (Modern reprint ed) [The Keys to the Kingdom: Book 1]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 330 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. Arthur Penhaligon is not supposed to be a hero, but rather to die an early death. But then he is saved by a key shaped like the minute hand of a clock. Along with the key comes a plague brought by bizarre creatures from another realm. A stranger named Mister Monday, his avenging messengers, and an army of Fetchers will stop at nothing to get the key back. Desperate, Arthur ventures into a mysterious house to unravel the secrets of the key. ISBN: 9781741142136. Our Book No: 17327. $10 AUD.

58. Nix, Garth (2015). Newt's Emerald: A Regency Romance With a Magical Twist (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. A Regency romance novel for young adults, with magic. Lady Truthful goes to London to search for the stolen Newington Emerald. To search for the emerald requires her to take twin roles as a young lady coming out in her first season and an intrepid young man up against an evil sorceress. The fate of England may depend upon her finding the emerald, not to mention her father's life. ISBN: 9781760112653. Our Book No: 28668. $12 AUD.

59. Odgers, Sally (1991). The Magician's Box (1st ed). Sydney: Bluegum / Angus & Robertson. 145 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear, inside covers & few pages lightly toned. Novel for young adults, by Australian writer, about a girl named Jessica, who wins a magician's box at the local show. ISBN: 0207171491. Our Book No: 28592. $15 AUD.

60. Odgers, Sally (1992). Amy Amaryllis. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 234 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top edge rear cover little creased, faint toning edges & pages, minor edgewear. Fantasy novel for young adults, by Australian writer. Bored and unhappy, Amy Day invents Amaryllis Loveday, daughter of the Fourth Castle in the magical land of Ankoor. Overnight, they switch places. Now Amy must deal with the magic of Ankoor while Amaryllis must cope with the dishonest plans of Caz and the Gang. Can both girls survive to return to their own worlds? ISBN: 0207174350. Our Book No: 22384. $15 AUD.

61. Odgers, Sally (2002). The Reluctant Knight: Knightfall Book 1. Sydney: Koala Book Company. 128 pp. Paperback, very good condition, front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Fantasy novel for young adults, by Australian writer. One minute, Simon is trotting along the track, the next he's in another world - a world of dragons and damsels, danger and kings. ISBN: 0864614195. Our Book No: 25149. $10 AUD.

62. Park, Ruth (1998). Playing Beatie Bow (Modern reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 197 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Bestselling adventure novel for young adults, by Irish-Australian author. Follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of 100 ago as the result of a scary game. ISBN: 0140314601. Our Book No: 3632. $10 AUD.

63. Park, Ruth (2010). Playing Beatie Bow (Modern reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 196 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, base spine little rubbed. Bestselling adventure novel for young adults. Written by New Zealand born-Australian author. Follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of 100 years ago as the result of a scary game. ISBN: 9780143204879. Our Book No: 27530. $10 AUD.

64. Park, Ruth; Young, Noela (illustrator) (1983). The Big Brass Key (1st ed) [Stoat Books: A Fiction Series for Young Readers]. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 70 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white full-page drawings, minor edgewear jacket (closed tear top corner, minor foxing reverse side & top edge flaps), top corner little rubbed front free flyleaf. This story for young adults is about a girl named Eliza and her sister Paulina finding a black key, and it does not fit their hundred year old house. Eliza makes a new friend and draws her sister with her into the magical charm of the old house as they try to unravel a mystery. ISBN: 0340270985. Our Book No: 28961. $60 AUD.

65. Parker, K. J. (2000). The Belly of the Bow (Overseas ed) [Fencer Trilogy: Volume 2]. London: Orbit / Futura. 521 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. Fantasy novel about the vicious circle that is revenge. Sequel to "Colours in the Steel". General Bardas Loredan is again called upon to save society. ISBN: 1857239601. Our Book No: 20172. $10 AUD.

66. Paterson, David (2006). Bridge to Terabithia: The Official Movie Companion (1st stated ed). New York: Harper Entertainment. 47 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. This official guide is written by David Paterson, the son of the Newbery Medal-winning author of the book of the same title. Complete with full-colour photos from the film, this is an unforgettable insider's exploration of the book's journey to a major motion picture. There are never-before-seen images from the movie, characters and the actors who play them, exclusive behind-the-scenes stories, and sets to explore. ISBN: 0061215317. Our Book No: 28675. $15 AUD.

67. Patrouch Jr, Joseph F.; Asimov, Isaac (1976). The Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov. London: Panther. 325 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price marks. An authoritative and stimulating survey of Asimov's science fiction, including the themes, stories, characters and settings. Authorized by Asimov himself. ISBN: 0586043934. Our Book No: 1831. $10 AUD.

68. Paver, Michelle; Taylor, Geoff (illustrations) (2011). Soul Eater (Reissue ed) [Chronicles of Ancient Darkness]. London: Orion Children's Books. 275 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults about a boy, a wolf and a legend. The third book in the "Chronicles of Ancient Darkness" series. ISBN: 9781842551141. Our Book No: 27000. $10 AUD.

69. Pavey, Peter (1980). I'm Taggarty Toad (1st ed). Melbourne: Nelson. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings (including frontispiece), few white spots endpapers, base spine little rubbed, top spine jacket little scuffed, spine little faded. This is the children's picture story of the fearless adventurer, Taggarty Toad. He talks about his achievements. He has been on many adventure-filled journeys to see giants and jungles, dragons and witches, knights and tigers. At the end, his past forays catch up with him. A beautifully illustrated book by the author of "One Dragon's Dream". ISBN: 0170054128. Our Book No: 29431. $30 AUD.

70. Richardson, Matthew (2001). The Halstead Treasury of Ancient Science Fiction (1st ed). Sydney: Halstead Press. 191 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, cover corners lightly creased, rear cover scratched, covers lightly creased, minor edgewear. Consists of historical science fiction stories written in Japan, in Rome, and other places worldwide, edited with commentary by Richardson. Authors such as Cicero and Plato join forces with unknown writers of the ancient world. The translations from five different languages are vivid. Each story is followed by a brief commentary relating it to the science and writing of the times, with notes to explain the less obvious meanings. ISBN: 1875684646. Our Book No: 23373. $12 AUD.

71. Rodda, Emily; Young, Noela (illustrator) (1988). Pigs Might Fly (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 119 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned as common, old price marks. Fantasy novel for young adults by Australian writer, famous for her Deltora Quest novels (pseudonym for Jennifer Rowe). Children's Book Council book of the year award. A funny fantasy novel about an ordinary girl Rachel and the extraordinary things that happen to her. ISBN: 0140326340. Our Book No: 10198A. $10 AUD.

72. Rodda, Emily; Young, Noela (illustrator) (1992). The Timekeeper. Adelaide: Omnibus Books / Ashton Scholastic. 184 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings. First edition. Thrilling science fiction novel for young adults - sequel to "Finders Keepers". About crossing an invisible barrier into another time stream. ISBN: 1862911363. Our Book No: 8655. $13 AUD.

73. Rubinstein, Gillian (1992). Galax-Arena (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Hyland House. 138 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor rubbing, rubber stamp. A story about three Australian children pitchforked into the Galax-Arena, a hothouse of rivalry and death. A glossary at the front explains the language of this fantasy novel. ISBN: 0947062939. Our Book No: 28173. $10 AUD.

74. Rushforth, Peter (2005). Pinkerton's Sister (1st p/b ed). London: Scribner UK. 729 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges lightly toned, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Fantasy novel about Alice. Her neighbours think she is simple, but she has a very sharp mind. At 35 years old, all she has is her books which she uses to put those people who belittle her into those books where their true characters are revealed. ISBN: 0743252373. Our Book No: 27161. $20 AUD.

75. Southall, Ivan; Mather, I. (illustrator) (1960). Simon Black in Space (School, reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 128 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, flexible red cover, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), top edge rear cover little marked, top spine little torn, edges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. School edition. A science fiction story for school children aged 11 to 14 (upper primary school) by the popular Australian novelist. Our Book No: 16974. $20 AUD.

76. Southall, Ivan; Tuckwell, Jennifer (illustrator) (1976). To the Wild Sky (Reprint ed) [Ivan Southall Library]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 184 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, minor foxing reverse side jacket (small edge tears, spine ends & front cover lightly scuffed). This story for young adults is about six children who set off in a small plane to spend the weekend on a country homestead. They never reach their destination but instead come face to face with a midair crisis in which they find themselves soaring across the wild sky, blindly, hopelessly, until at last they descend towards an unknown landfall. Winner of Australian Children's Book of the Year 1968. ISBN: 0207946345. Our Book No: 27403. $15 AUD.

77. Tersac, Helene; Clement, Frederic (illustrator) (1983). The Animal's Ball (English, reprint ed). London: Green Tiger Press (A Star & Elephant Book). 33 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour illustrations, faint foxing boards, edgewear corners & spine ends jacket (little rubbed & scuffed, small closed tear). Children's picture adventure story told by a little girl. She is in bed and cannot sleep. She leaves her bed and from the top of her stairs sees an amazing sight - wild animals walking on their hind legs, dressed in beautiful clothes, and having a party. The French painter Frederic Clement has illustrated this unusual story. Each painting brings the story to life, and each has a distinctive perfection. Winner of a Parent's Choice Remarkable Book award for art. Translated from French. ISBN: 0914676954. Our Book No: 27959. $25 AUD.

78. Tombs, John (1948). The Zoo Garden Mystery: A Fantasy [Adventure Series, no. 1]. Melbourne: House of Barker. Unnum 12 pp. Paperback small quarto, pictorial card covers (staples lightly rusted), good condition, colour drawings, pages & inside covers toned, minor edgewear, small tear top spine, minor loss base spine, top corner front cover worn. (Estimated date, 1948, Trove catalogue). Children's picture book about a group of animals in a dream zoo who wanted to find out where the caterpillars had found their bright orange bands. A delightful old story, the drawings are wonderful and will bring real joy to children and adults alike. Our Book No: 27080. $22 AUD.

79. Vinge, Vernor (1987). The Peace War (1st UK ed). London: Pan Books. 317 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor creasing spine, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. The new peace authority had global power in a world where war was obsolete. But outside the impregnable 'bobbles', mysterious plagues began their epic devastation. ISBN: 033029959X. Our Book No: 20932. $10 AUD.

80. White, Michael (2005). Isaac Asimov: A Life of the Grand Master of Science Fiction. New York: Carroll & Graf. 257 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common. Revealing biography of Isaac Asimov, who dominated science fiction for over 50 years, and who wrote over 400 books, many of which were popular science writing. Includes details of his troubled childhood and first marriage. ISBN: 0786715189. Our Book No: 15700. $10 AUD.

81. Wilson, Gina; Lynch, P. J. (illustrator) (2001). Ignis (1st ed). London: Walker Books. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback large square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings. In this delightful children's picture story, Ignis sets off from his home in Dragonland on an unforgettable journey of self-discovery. The illustrator twice won the Kate Greenaway medal. The story and beautiful full-page bright illustrations will delight children of all ages who to read this beautiful book. ISBN: 0744575281. Our Book No: 20552. $12 AUD.

82. Wodhams, Jack (1982). Future War. Melbourne, St Kilda: Cory & Williams. 185 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages little toned as usual, corner tip front cover creased, minor edgewear. Four science fiction short stories by Australian writer. ISBN: 0909117152. Our Book No: 4193. $10 AUD.

83. Wyndham, John (1958). The Chrysalids (Modern reprint ed). London: Penguin Group. 200 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, cover photo differs from stock photo. A classic science fiction novel about an anguished community in which the chances of breeding true are less than 50%. ISBN: 0140013083. Our Book No: 16085. $10 AUD.

84. Yeffeth, Glenn (editor); Gerrold, David (introduction) (2003). Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix (1st ed). Dallas, TX: BenBella Books. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny stain & bumping fore-edge, corners front cover little worn. This book examines the technological challenges, religious symbolism and philosophical dilemmas presented by the cult science fiction film "The Matrix" (1999). ISBN: 1932100024. Our Book No: 27200. $15 AUD.

85. Yolen, Jane; Palladini, David (illustrator) (1981). The Girl Who Cried Flowers and Other Tales (Reprint ed). New York: Schocken Books. 55 pp. Paperback large octavo, good condition, black & white & colour illustrations, light foxing & rubbing covers & edges, spine little faded, some edgewear. These five American tales for young adults are all new and original. This mysterious fantasy book was an ALA Notable Book, a finalist for the National Book Award, a winner of the Golden Kite Award of the Society of Children's Book Writers. David Palladini's lifelike illustrations won a place on the New York Times list of Best Illustrated Books. ISBN: 0805206663. Our Book No: 27958. $15 AUD.