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1. Abbott, Joyce (1955). Playabout: A Picture-Story Reader (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, illustrated flexible card covers, black & single-colour drawings, edge tears some pages, spine scuffed (school tape removed), staples rusted, minor edgewear corners. A charming picture story (school reader) about the traditional adventures of two Aboriginal children named Arua and Tidja in the bush. The easy-to-read text and the delightful 60 drawings will appeal to any age. (1 of 2 copies available.). Our Book No: 29111. $20 AUD.

2. Ainsworth, Ruth (1954). Fun, Fires and Friends (Stage One, Book 7) (1st ed) [Ruth Ainsworth Readers]. London: William Heinemann. 30 pp. Paperback thin trade, good condition, illustrated card covers, black & white drawings, corner tips covers & some pages little creased, pages lightly toned, slight loss top corner tip front cover, cover little loose (pages firm), minor edgewear. A school reader story about two boys named Sandy and Sammy, and their new friends Peggy and Bob. Bob likes to boast, so he does not get along with Sandy and Sammy at first. Our Book No: 29126. $15 AUD.

3. Ainsworth, Ruth (1955). A Pill for Owl (Stage One, Book 9) (1st ed) [Ruth Ainsworth Readers]. London: William Heinemann. 30 pp. Paperback thin trade, good condition, illustrated card covers, black & white drawings, spine ends little rubbed, corner tips covers & few pages lightly creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A delightful school reader story about an owl who has a cold and the other animals try to convince him that he needs medicine to feel better, but he says he is fine. Our Book No: 29128. $15 AUD.

4. Ainsworth, Ruth (1955). Black Bill (Stage One, Book 8) (1st ed) [Ruth Ainsworth Readers]. London: William Heinemann. 30 pp. Paperback thin trade, good condition, illustrated card covers, black & white drawings, spine ends little rubbed, corner tips covers & few pages lightly creased, pages faintly toned, slight bump base spine, two ink stripes bottom edge, minor edgewear. A delightful story about a rabbit named Snowdrop who was looked after very well by her owner, Susan. Snowdrop had some unhappy adventures with some wild rabbits whose leader was named Black Bill, when she left her home to follow them. Snowdrop does make it back home, and is very happy to be there with Susan. Our Book No: 29127. $15 AUD.

5. Aland, Jenny; Darby, Max (1997). Australian ArtLook (1st ed). Melbourne: Heinemann. 252 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This book has been written to inspire and empower senior secondary students in their study of Australian art. The text covers the history of Australian art, including an in-depth treatment of the work of indigenous and female artists. Its themes and issues-based approaches make it a flexible teaching resource. ISBN: 0858596342. Our Book No: 25993. $30 AUD.

6. Aldous, Allan; Mackinlay, Miguel (illustrator) (1945). McGowan Goes to Sea (1st ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 154 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), few black & white drawings, colour frontispiece, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (rear cover soiled, chipped, flap clipped), minimal foxing endpapers & reverse side frontispiece, edges lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This collectible story for young adults is about a young journalist named Garry McGowan who travels around the world reporting on sporting events for a London newspaper. Follow his many adventures when he travels to Sydney to cover an ocean race from Sydney to Honolulu. Our Book No: 26392. $15 AUD.

7. Allan, Mabel Esther (1967). The Vine-Clad Hill (1st ed) [Seagull Library]. London: Collins. 186 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, minor edgewear jacket, top edge coloured, minor foxing reverse side jacket (few chips edges, corners worn), pages lightly toned, owner's written name & details. This novel for young adults tells the story of Philippa and her Summer holiday spent in Switzerland looking after her four cousins, and her chance encounter with a young man who made her holiday very memorable. Our Book No: 25097. $12 AUD.

8. Anonymous (1855). Wanted, A Wife: A Tale. London: John Henry and James Parker. 174 pp. Paperback small, good condition, black & white drawing frontispiece, illustrated green flexible cover (spine little faded & toned, edges little frayed), front hinge little split (pages firm), pages lightly toned, edges toned, some edgewear. (Estimated date, 1855, Worldcat.) A scarce novel for children (nowadays, young adults), being no. 10 in a series of tales (22 titles are listed on the rear cover). Other series of books, many with a Christian emphasis, are listed on the endpapers. Our Book No: 16088. $60 AUD.

9. Anonymous (1887). Stories and Pictures for Little Troublesome. London: Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. Unnum pp. Hardback very small, fair plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings (engravings), pages moderately foxed, minor edgewear, bookplate. A quaint little illustrated book of stories about Britain for boys and girls. (Estimated date. Bookplate is a gift certificate to David Lamont, from Rehoboth Primitive Methodist Sabbath School, Forest Lodge [Sydney inner west suburb], dated 10-7-1887.). Our Book No: 3628. $15 AUD.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. Arnold, Caroline; Hewett, Richard (photos) (1990). Dinosaurs Down Under and other Fossils from Australia [Clarion Nonfiction]. New York: Clarion Books. 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page). A picture book about dinosaurs for young adults. ISBN: 0395691192. Our Book No: 7648. $10 AUD.

15. Arthur, Ruth M.; Turvey, R. M. (illustrator) (1950). The Crooked Brownie [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 62 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, card cover, black & white drawings (some hand-coloured), black & white plates, staples rusted, cover base spine torn (archival tape repair), pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, faint price sticker marks, rubber shop stamp, owner's written name. No 353 in this series for ages 8 to 9 years. A story about a brownie (small goblin). (Estimated date, 1950, McLaren no. 353e, G3721. Originally published in 1936 by Harrap, London. Rubber stamp of Anthony Horderns. Written name of Lynette Wood, Lakemba, Class 5A.). Our Book No: 16954. $18 AUD.

16. Arts Association, Creative and Practical (1993). Perspectives of Aboriginal Culture and the Creative Arts. Sydney, Milperra: Creative and Practical Arts Association, Inc. 44 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, very good condition, holes punched for filing, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Traditional lore and culture are explained through dance, drama, music and visual arts. This booklet can be adapted for use in primary and secondary schools. Our Book No: 23131. $15 AUD.

17. Baglio, Ben M. (1999). Kitten Crowd [Animal Ark Pets]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 118 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Young adults fiction. Mandy and her friends help save six kittens who need a home. ISBN: 0439051592. Our Book No: 24189. $10 AUD.

18. Baglio, Ben M. (2000). Doggy Dare (Reprint ed) [Animal Ark Pets]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Young adults fiction. Mandy and her friends help find a home for Scruff the dog. ISBN: 043905169X. Our Book No: 24773. $10 AUD.

19. Baglio, Ben M.; Howard, Paul (illustrator) (2000). Gerbil Genius [Animal Ark Pets]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, drawings, tiny scuff mark front cover, minor edgewear. Young adults fiction. Mandy and her friends help save a cleaver gerbil (pet rat). ISBN: 0439051665. Our Book No: 24477. $10 AUD.

20. Baillie, Allan (1986). Riverman. Melbourne: Nelson. 142 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), map, faint foxing top edge, slight crease front jacket (minor edgewear, faint foxing reverse side). Tim has always been known as "Shrimp". In the rugged mining town of Zeehan, Tasmania, a four-foot kid is of no use to anyone. But the mine disaster of 1912 changed Tim's life dramatically and turns him into a man. He sets out with his Uncle Larry and a tough team of men on a dangerous voyage up the Franklin river. Life is hard and the river holds hidden perils - but Tim knows he must learn how to survive. ISBN: 017006753X. Our Book No: 22943. $10 AUD.

21. Banks, Lynne Reid (2004). Tiger, Tiger (1st ed) [Freedom is Worth Fighting For]. London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 233 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). A hugely powerful and epic novel for young adults set against the dazzling backdrop of Ancient Rome. A compelling, uplifting story of friendship, brotherhood and battling against the odds. ISBN: 0007190417. Our Book No: 15928. $15 AUD.

22. Barnard, Marjorie (1943). The Persimmon Tree and Other Stories. Sydney: Clarendon Publishing Company. 160 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), thick board cover, very good condition, endpapers little toned, spine little worn, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1943, Trove catalogue.) A collection of 17 short stories for young adults, the third being "The Persimmon Tree". Her only collection of short stories, previously published in Australian magazines. Our Book No: 14374A. $20 AUD.

23. Baume, Y. S. (1942). A Picture Book of Grammar. London: Frederick Warne. Unnum 38 pp. Hardback oblong, green paper-covered boards, red cloth spine, black & red text, black & white drawings, fair plus condition, inside covers lightly toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minimal foxing rear cover, staples rusted, central page little loose (at staples), tiny scuff title page, cloth spine lightly rubbed & faded, rear board lightly warped, bookshop sticker inside front cover. (Estimated date, 1942 or 1950 reprint, Worldcat.) A charming old grammar workbook with many nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, pronouns and prepositions. Our Book No: 26411. $15 AUD.

24. 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.

25. Bedford, Eric (1944). Scum o' the Seas. Sydney: Currawong Press. 240 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing) as common, good plus condition, board cover, red cloth spine, scuff marks, biro marks one page. (Estimated date, 1944, Trove catalogue. Muir 622.) A boys adventure story about a runaway apprentice, set in New South Wales of the1850s - Sydney Cove, the goldfields, and at sea. Our Book No: 15534. $10 AUD.

26. Bennett, Rodney (1950). The Unexpected Christmas [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 80 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings (two hand-coloured), cover little marked (staples rusted), fore-edge little stained, patchy foxing edges, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, shop sticker. No 368 in this series for ages 8 to 10 years. A story about preparing for Christmas celebrations. (Estimated date, 1950, McLaren no. 368, G2752. Anthony Horderns sticker front cover.). Our Book No: 16948. $15 AUD.

27. Bennett, Rodney; Aris, Ernest (illustrator) (1951). Adventures of Hoppity Bobtail [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 128 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, staples rusted, covers toned & little marked, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. No 218 in this series for ages 7 to 9 years. A story about the adventures of rabbits. (Estimated date, 19xx, McLaren no. 218e, G3822. Originally published, London, 1942.). Our Book No: 16952. $15 AUD.

28. Bennett, Rodney; Whydale, E. Herbert (illustrator) (1953). The Marvellous Adventures of Percy Pig [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 114 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, staples rusted, minor foxing covers & edges, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. No 215 in this series for ages 7 to 9 years. A story about farm animals. (Estimated date, 1953, McLaren no. 215f, G3722. Originally published, 1935. Rubber stamp of Anthony Horderns.). Our Book No: 16949. $20 AUD.

29. Berriman, Helen; Hand, Timothy; Window, Joy (editor) (1995). Wanted Alive: A Resource Kit Produced by the NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service Inc [WIRES]. Sydney: WIRES: NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service Inc. 72 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings (few black & white photos), printed on 100% recycled paper, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1995. Explores and questions the values and attitudes that we have towards wildlife. It is recommended for students at upper primary and secondary level. It is a teacher's manual; however, it would be of interest to anyone with a passion for Australia's very special native animals. ISBN: 064611509X. Our Book No: 20903. $10 AUD.

30. Betancourt, Jeanne; Bachem, Paul (illustrator) (1995). Runaway Pony (Reprint ed) [Pony Pals]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 83 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white illustrations, minimal edgewear. Lulu's pony, Snow White, is sick. Snow White has strangles and must be kept away from the other ponies. She does not like this at all, and runs away. Can Lulu's Pony Pals help track her down? ISBN: 0590543385. Our Book No: 23300. $10 AUD.

31. Betancourt, Jeanne; Bachem, Paul (illustrator) (1996). Good-Bye Pony [Pony Pals]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 86 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. How do you say good-bye to a special friend? Anna loves Winston, Ms. Wiggins old pony. Winston is very sick and very old. Can Anna's Pony Pals Lulu and Pam help Anna to say good-bye? ISBN: 0590543393. Our Book No: 23301. $10 AUD.

32. Betancourt, Jeanne; Bachem, Paul (illustrator) (1996). The Wild Pony (Reprint ed) [Pony Pals]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 80 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white illustrations, minimal edgewear. Can Pam and her Pony Pals tame the wild pony? Pam sees a skinny pony who has not been groomed. Has someone moved and left the pony behind? Pam and her Pony Pals, Lulu and Anna, want to help the pony. Will the Pony Pals be able to save the wild pony? ISBN: 0590629743. Our Book No: 23302. $10 AUD.

33. Betancourt, Jeanne; Bachem, Paul (illustrator) (1996). Don't Hurt My Pony (1st ed) [Pony Pals]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 77 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white illustrations, minimal edgewear. Is Lulu's pony in danger? On the Wiggins trail, Lulu's pony gets her hoof stuck in an animal trap. Can the Pony Pals stop the trappers before it's too late? ISBN: 0590629751. Our Book No: 23303. $10 AUD.

34. Betancourt, Jeanne; Bachem, Paul (illustrator) (1997). The Ghost Pony (Reprint ed) [Pony Pals Super Special]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 90 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. What is the secret of the haunted Ridley Farm? The Pony Pals find a horseshoe and other objects from the late 1800s. The Pony Pals investigate and find out that a young girl and her pony, Angel, lived on that farm in 1870. The girl's story and her love for her pony makes this a very special Pony Pal adventure into the past. ISBN: 0590374621. Our Book No: 23304. $10 AUD.

35. Black, Hermina (1961). Love for Francesca (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 223 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges faintly foxed, tiny scuff mark front free flyleaf, flap clipped jacket (tiny edge tears), bookshop sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. This collectible novel for young adults is set against the colourful background of the old city of Fez and the Moroccan Hills, where Francesca has gone as private nurse to Athalie Landis, the spoiled but loveable Anglo-American heiress. The tangled affairs of nurse and patient make this an intriguing and dangerous adventure which will have a romantic end. Our Book No: 23639. $15 AUD.

36. Blackie (1925). Blackie's Girls' Annual. London: Blackie & Son. 208 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial board cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), black & white plates, colour plates frontispiece, edgewear, edges lightly foxed, old price marks. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Estimated date: about 1925 (date of book mentioned on rear cover). Front cover picture shows a girl leading a horse. Frontispiece colour picture is girl on waterfront reading a book. The first story is "The Cat that Ruled a Village" (by M. E. Buckingham). The series of Blackie Girls Annuals were issued between 1922 and 1940. Our Book No: 9585. $25 AUD.

37. Blackie; Fairhurst, Allan et al. (1934). The Boys' Budget. London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son. 160 pp. Hardback thick wide octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial board cover, black & white drawings (including frontispiece) & plates, endpapers & edges lightly foxed, corners lightly bumped & frayed, minor edgewear. (Estimated date: 1934, similar title, British Library catalogue.) An annual of fiction stories for young adults. Front cover picture shows four schoolboys in blue blazers in two rows one above the other. The first story is "The Wolf's Last Stand" (by Allan Fairhurst). Our Book No: 10740. $15 AUD.

38. Brian, Janeen (2007). Cross Currents (1st stated ed). Sydney: Hachette Livre / Lothian. 151 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small crease front cover near spine, minor edgewear. An Australian novel about family relationships. This book is suitable for secondary students. ISBN: 9780734410078. Our Book No: 25092. $15 AUD.

39. Bridges, T. C.; Mills, Reginald (illustrator) (1933). The Motor-Car Mystery [Warne's Pearl Library]. London: Frederick Warne. 90 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, fair condition (reading copy), pictorial cover (little marked), colour drawing frontispiece, spine re-glued (edgewear), spine ends chipped, corners bumped, pages & edges toned, edgewear, spine sticker, old price marks. (Estimated date, 1933, Worldcat.) Crime fiction novel for young adults about a stolen car. Our Book No: 15047. $10 AUD.

40. Bronte, Charlotte; Bentley, Phyllis (introduction) (1971). Shirley: A Tale (Reprint ed). London: Collins. 510 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, leatherette dark red card covers, gilt top edge, ribbon bookmark, black & white drawing frontispiece, minimal edgewear. This is the classic story of Shirley and her family first published in 1849. This is second novel by Charlotte Bronte after "Jane Eyre", and is the most Yorkshire of her novels. It is a robust, racy, daylight story, crowded with characters and displaying many lively incidents. Our Book No: 25723. $10 AUD.

41. Browne, Frances (1951). Granny's Wonderful Chair [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 40 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover (blue & orange on pale orange), full-page black & white drawings (including frontispiece), spine repaired (archival tape), centre page spread LOOSE, staples rusted, top corner tip covers removed, pages toned particularly edges, minor edgewear, old price marks. No 301 in this series for children of ages 8 to 9 years. A fairy story about a little girl named Snowflake and her very old grandmother Dame Frostyface. (Estimated date, 1951, McLaren 301l, no G number, printed by Purbrick (the last of 12 editions). Originally published by Whitcombe, 1908, being an adaptation of "Granny's wonderful chair and tales of fairy times", London, 1856. Our Book No: 17009. $15 AUD.

42. Bruce, Dorita Fairlie; Lambe, Patricia M. (illustrator) (1953). The Debatable Mound (1st ed) [Oxford Books for Girls]. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 232 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), drawings (including frontispiece), edge tears repaired jacket (flap unclipped, large scuff top front cover, minor edgewear), endpapers & edges lightly toned & foxed, old price marks, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Collectible young adults novel in which Professor Crawford and his family move to a new home in Scotland. They find an ancient serpent mound on the boundary with his neighbour, the irascible Admiral Majendie. When the Prof. and his children Keith and Cubby start digging in the mound problems arise. Our Book No: 14260. $60 AUD.

43. Bruce, Mary Grant; Macfarlane, J. (illustrator) (1926). Timothy in Bushland (Reprint ed). London & Melbourne: Ward, Lock. 239 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, green cloth cover (embossed, black lettering, rear cover flecked, spine little faded), new endpapers, black & white plates, few page corners creased, edges lightly foxed & toned (plus few patches internally), minor edgewear, annotated (biro scribble two rear pages). A scarce collectible novel for young adults. (Originally published 1912, this is the undated 1926 reprint.) Based on a series of tales originally written for "The Leader". Records the adventures of Timothy, a poor child, and his conversations with the animals of the Australian bush, including the mythical bunyip. Burnet 4.2 variant: this copy has "The Tower Rooms" as last book on front booklist, published in London & Melbourne, and printed by Butler & Tanner. There are 6 plates by J. Macfarlane (p. 48, 80, 96, 112, 208, 224). However there is no frontispiece plate, and no adverts at rear. Our Book No: 15243. $80 AUD.

44. Bruce, Mary Grant (1955). Golden Fiddles (Reprint ed). London: Ward Lock & Co. 256 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece drawing, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket, small rubber stamp, owner's written name (small). Novel for young adults (not in the Billabong series). The Balfours and their four children are a very poor family, living on a hill farm in Gippsland, Australia. When Mrs Balfour is left 80,000 pounds by an uncle, they can hardly believe their good fortune. (Estimated date, 1955. Burnet 25.4. Number 546 on verso title page, 900/1500 on front flap. Billabong Riders is last book mentioned on rear flap.). Our Book No: 15780. $40 AUD.

45. Bruce, Mary Grant (1958). Norah of Billabong (Reprint ed). London & Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co. 224 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, red cloth cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white frontispiece, flap clipped jacket, edges lightly foxed (mainly op edge), old price marks, owner's written name front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Third book in the popular Billabong series. Norah Linton is joyfully reunited with her family after an absence of two years attending school. Many exciting and engrossing incidents await her. (Estimated date, 1958. Burnet 5.11. Frontispiece signed by W. Spence. Numbered 236 on jacket spine. Printed by Wyman & Sons. Cover picture: Norah on white horse chasing a bull.) SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 21035. $20 AUD.

46. Bruce, Mary Grant; Wilson, Barbara Ker (afterword) (1992). Back to Billabong [Bluegum Classic / Billabong Book 7]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 303 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear, old price marks. The Lintons - Norah, Jim, their father, David and Wally Meadows - receive a great welcome when they return home after four long years of war. Another wonderful adventure-filled story from one of Australia's favourite historical children's writers. ISBN: 0207175152. Our Book No: 20614. $14 AUD.

47. Bruce, Mary Grant; Wilson, Barbara Ker (afterword) (1992). Mates at Billabong [Billabong Classics, no 2]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 262 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear, old price marks. Historical Australian novel for young adults, part of a series, originally published in 1911. ISBN: 0207175101. Our Book No: 10991. $10 AUD.

48. Bruce, Mary Grant; Ker Wilson, Barbara (afterword) (1996). Norah of Billabong [Bluegum Classic / Billabong Book 3]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 270 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Norah is joyfully reunited with her family for the Christmas holidays. This is another of Mary Grant Bruce's popular Billabong books for young adults, originally published in 1913. ISBN: 0207191085. Our Book No: 4108. $18 AUD.

49. Buckner, Robin (1996). Art and Design: Book Two (1st ed). Sydney, Roseville: McGraw Hill. 220 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, top corners covers creased & lightly rubbed, top corners pages lightly creased. This book is the second text in a new Senior Visual Arts series and has been written to address the requirements of new courses that link to the national Statement and Profiles for Australian schools. The book has strong practical emphasis, and is designed to help students acquire the skills for designing and creating artworks using different art media. This volume covers the additional areas of study of Ceramics and Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking and Computers in Art and Design. Suitable for all art courses, including TAFE courses. ISBN: 0074702734. Our Book No: 26352. $30 AUD.

50. Bunug; Maralngura, N.; James, L. J.; Gentian, D. (1976). Djugurba: Tales from the Spirit Time (1st U.S. ed). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 64 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (spine little faded, front flap scratched), minimal foxing edges. Children's stories written by Aborigines. The title (pronounced Jook-urr-pa) means everything concerning the Spirit Time, or Dreamtime, stories. This is the first time a group of Aborigines has written and illustrated some of their own myths and legends. This unique book brings together myths and legends from widespread areas and peoples, and is suitable for young and old. ISBN: 0253318084. Our Book No: 27946. $20 AUD.

51. Burrow, Aileen L. (1944). Little Shepherd: The Life Story of a Little Dog Founded on Fact [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 64 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover (blue & orange on pale orange), black & white drawings (including full-page & frontispiece), spine repaired, pages toned particularly edges, minor edgewear, shop rubber stamp. No 410 in this series for children of ages 9 to 10 years. A story about the mysterious dog living among the sheep on Coolabah Station. (Estimated date, 1944, McLaren no. 410d, no G number, printed by Purbrick. Originally published, 1922. Rubber stamp of Anthony Horderns department store.). Our Book No: 17008. $25 AUD.

52. 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.

53. Campbell, Julie (2003). Trixie Belden: The Gatehouse Mystery (Reprint ed). New York: Random House. 269 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings. Novel for young adults. When Trixie Belden and Honey Wheller find a cut diamond embedded in the dirt floor of the old abandoned gatehouse, they set out to find whoever left it there. ISBN: 0375825797. Our Book No: 20330. $10 AUD.

54. Carlyon, Patrick (2003). The Gallipoli Story (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 204 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book takes young people on an unforgettable and tough journey deep into the heartland of war (Gallipoli, Turkey, World War 1, Anzac legend). The author digs past the myths to explore the lives and choices of the men - soldiers, politicians and generals alike who find themselves caught up in a battle fought far from home. ISBN: 0143001434. Our Book No: 27551. $10 AUD.

55. 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.

56. Carr, Roger Vaughan (1991). Piano Boy (1st ed). Sydney: Walter McVitty Books. 151 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), rubber stamp, minor marks attachment removal title page, minor edgewear, old price marks. First edition. Novel for young adults about Tam, who grew up believing that a shipwreck could bring a fortune. ISBN: 0949183520. Our Book No: 3165. $20 AUD.

57. Carrodus, Geraldine (1981). Gold, Gamblers and Sly Grog: Life on the Goldfields, 1851 - 1900 (1st ed) [Inquiring into Australian History]. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 92 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, maps, minor edgewear, corner cover tips little scuffed, spine little faded, faint foxing edges, slight bend in cover & few pages, light scratches front cover. In this study the early life of the miners and what made them live in the harsh realities of the Australian goldfields is described. Covers the rush for gold, daily life on the goldfields, law and order, and the legacy of Edward Hargraves (the first to find gold in New South Wales in 1851). This book has been written for secondary school students, but anyone who is interested in Australia's early history would find this book fascinating. ISBN: 019554286X. Our Book No: 29313. $18 AUD.

58. Castle, Christine; Peters, Lynda (2007). Textiles and Design: Preliminary and HSC (1st stated ed). Melbourne: Cengage Learning. 416 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book has been written for senior textiles students in New South Wales. The book provides detailed information on every aspect of the Preliminary and HSC Syllabus. The only text of its kind available, it features fresh case studies and a beautiful, highly visual design. ISBN: 9780170133111. Our Book No: 27855. $20 AUD.

59. Catherall, Arthur; Smith, Stanley (illustrator) (1970). Duel in the High Hills (Special Australian ed). London / Melbourne: J. M. Dent & Sons / Cambridge University Press (Australia). 156 pp. Paperback, very good condition, flexible covers, black & white drawings, rear cover little marked, minor edgewear corners & top edge. Australian school edition. This school reader for young adults is about a 13-year-old boy named Temba who has to get help alone, after his father is wounded by a snow leopard in the Himalayan Hills. The snow leopard finds peace with her kittens in the Indian Hills, after being hunted and wounded. This book is suitable for older children. Our Book No: 29113. $15 AUD.

60. Cheng, Christopher W. (2005). New Gold Mountain: The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, New South Wales, 1860 - 1861 (Reprint ed) [My Australian Story Series]. Sydney: Scholastic. 228 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, dark blue pictorial cover, very good plus condition, light dent bottom edge front cover. This story for young adults is the adventures of a boy named Shu Cheong who works on the goldfields at Lambing Flat, New South Wales, in 1860. This book is suitable for children aged 9 - 12, and is in diary format. Life is tough, and there are many white settlers who are anything but friendly. The white miners' behavior towards the Chinese is becoming more and more violent. Shu Cheong witnesses increasing hatred and brutality towards his people - but he also learns the value of true friendship. ISBN: 9781865048512. Our Book No: 28322. $16 AUD.

61. 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.

62. Cole, E. W. (1948). Cole's Great Girls' Book. Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 192 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket (missing), very good condition, drawings (some full-page), pages lightly toned as usual, rubbed spot top corner front cover, minimal foxing, edgewear corners (shows boards). (Estimated date, 1948, Trove catalogue.) An anthology of short stories for young adults, published by E. W. Cole, the iconic Melbourne bookseller who produced the famous Funny Picture Books. Our Book No: 16323. $25 AUD.

63. Cole, E. W. (Edward William) (1983). Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 (74th, Millionth-Copy ed). Melbourne, Hawthorn: Cole Publications. 189 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial board cover (rainbow pattern), many black & white drawings & cartoons, few colour pages at front, small rubbed spot title page top corner, minimal foxing top edge, rubber spot minor edgewear. This favourite comic, poetry and puzzle book for young adults was originally published by the eccentric Melbourne bookseller in 1879. This collector's edition celebrates the sale of 1,000,000 copies, and is limited to 25,000 copies. ("No 1" on top corner front cover and spine.). ISBN: 0909900124. Our Book No: 3114. $30 AUD.

64. Cole, Ida J. L. (1949). Koo the Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), good plus condition, black & white drawings, small patch front cover (manufacture defect), front cover corner creased, minor edgewear, copy 1. Estimated date: 1949 (G3046, McLaren 360b, reprint of 1941 edition). No 360 in the story books series. Australian nature story for children and young adults. Anthony Horderns' sticker (Sydney department store) on front cover. Our Book No: 8967. $10 AUD.

65. Cole, Ida J. L. (1949). Koo the Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, black & white drawings (many hand-coloured), minor edgewear, owner's written name, copy 2. Estimated date: 1949 (G3046, McLaren 360b, reprint of 1941 edition). No 360 in the story books series. Australian nature story for children and young adults. (Written name, in child's script: Lynette Wood, Lakemba.). Our Book No: 8967A. $10 AUD.

66. Collingwood, Harry; Overend, W. H. (illustrator) (1889). The Missing Merchantman. London: Blackie & Son. 352 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, red cloth covers (pictorial front cover, gilt spine lettering, small faded patches), drawings (including frontispiece), new grey endpapers, edges toned, some pages little foxed, edgewear, owner's written name & details. (Estimated date, 1889, Muir 8348. First edition.) Maritime adventure novel for young adults, including a treasure island, shipwreck, a handsome hero and a winsome heroine. The action takes place partly aboard an Australian clipper, and also at sea between the Celebes, New Guinea and Australia. With six full-page illustrations by W. H. Overend. Pictorial cover pattern includes sea-level yellow sun & grey lettering. Plus 32-page Blackie catalogue at rear. Harry Collingwood was the penname of civil engineer William Lancaster (1851 - 1922) who wrote many juvenile maritime novels. Our Book No: 16597. $60 AUD.

67. Collingwood, Harry; Piffard, Harold (illustrator) (1906). Dick Leslie's Luck: A Story of Shipwreck and Adventure. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK). 384 pp. Hardback small thick octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cloth cover (rear cover little flecked, spine minimally faded), four colour plates (including frontispiece), rebacked (new endpapers), pages lightly toned, edges foxed, minor edgewear, bookplate. (Estimated date, 1906, Worldcat, bookplate dated 1920.) A maritime adventure for young adults. Dick Leslie was a mystery passenger on a ship, the Golden Fleece, bound for Australia. After a shipwreck, the action ends up in the Pacific. Not in Muir. Harry Collingwood was the pen-name of civil engineer William Lancaster (1851 - 1922) who wrote many juvenile maritime novels. (School prize bookplate, Leslie Hunt, Christ Church Sunday School, Luton.). Our Book No: 16614. $120 AUD.

68. Colwell, Ma; Hutchings, illustrator (1970). The Voyages of Matthew Flinders (1st ed). Sydney: Paul Hamlyn. 64 pp. Hardback large quarto, pictorial cover, good condition, illustrated pastedowns, map, colour drawings, spine ends & cover corners worn, spine little faded, bottom edges covers scuffed, minor foxing, covers little scratched, spine little slack, written & dated dedication. The story of Matthew Flinders' voyages told for young readers. The large bright colourful illustrations help to bring the book to life, and make this a fascinating way to learn Australian history. ISBN: 0600359999. Our Book No: 27814. $15 AUD.

69. Coombes, A. J. (1930). Notes on Coleridge's Ancient Mariner. Sydney: George B. Phillip & Son. 32 pp. Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, staples rusted, minor edgewear, top corner tips little creased covers, pages lightly toned, rubber stamps (including cover), slight loss spine ends, minor foxing edges & few pages. This little booklet is an analysis of Coleridge's poem with a thought to the Intermediate Examination in mind. The author of this booklet hopes to impart a better understanding of the poem, so students can be prepared for the exam. Our Book No: 27496. $10 AUD.

70. Coulson, W. A. (1939). Philip's Home Study Series: Mathematics: Fifth Class. Sydney: George B. Phillip & Son. 46 pp. Paperback, blue card cover, very good condition, minor edgewear (mainly spine ends), few small marks fore-edge, few page corner tips folded, minor edgewear, owner's written names (one crossed out). Fifth Class: Part I: First Term only. Published to the requirements of the NSW Department of Education syllabus. Our Book No: 14663. $30 AUD.

71. Cousins, Arthur (1933). The Northern Rivers of New South Wales [N.S.W.] [Australian Local & Regional Histories]. Sydney: Shakespeare Head. 108 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece map, corner rear cover creased, covered staples rusted, covers little foxed & toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An excellent history and description, for school students, of the north coastal region of New South Wales, centred on the Clarence River and the town of Grafton. Our Book No: 16827. $30 AUD.

72. 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.

73. 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.

74. Dahl, Roald (1987). Going Solo: Continuing the Story Begun in Boy (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 210 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, frontispiece, light crease spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The English author continues his autobiography which began in "Boy". He goes to East Africa on his first job in the first part of the book, and in the second part he writes about the time he went flying with the RAF in the Second World War. ISBN: 9780140103069. Our Book No: 28344. $10 AUD.

75. Dale, Darley (1885). Wild Marsh-Marigolds. London: Blackie & Son. 63 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, blue cloth pictorial cover, very good condition, colour frontispiece, endpapers toned, cover corners lightly bumped. Estimated date: 1885 (British Library catalogue). Novel for young adults. Darley Dale is a pen-name for Francesca Maria Steele. The decorative heritage cover shows a girl clutching an umbrella and a dog. Our Book No: 10908. $10 AUD.

76. Dale, Jenny (2003). Sherlock's Home: Will He Get the Job He Deserves? (Reprint ed) [Puppy Patrol]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 110 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, few tiny dents rear cover. Sherlock is strong, intelligent, and reliable - the perfect qualities for a police dog. But his owner is an ex-thief! Can Neil and Emily Parker persuade Sergeant Moorhead that Sherlock is the right dog for the job? ISBN: 0439296757. Our Book No: 25047. $10 AUD.

77. Dando-Collins, Stephen (2012). Caesar the War Dog (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 300 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, slight indentation rear cover (sticker removal), minimal edgewear. Novel for young adults, based on the true stories of heroic military and service dogs who save many lives. This is the story of Caesar the chocolate labrador and his handler Corporal Ben Fulton who trains Caesar to be a sniffer dog in the Australian Army. They both are sent to Afghanistan where Caesar proves his worth, finding hidden explosives and saving lives. During an ambush, Caesar is separated from Ben who is wounded and evacuated to hospital. Ben is sent home and he and his family search for clues to find out where Caesar is. It is a long road home, and Caesar must face many hardships along the way before this loyal and brave dog is reunited with his family. The rear of the book has some true stories about war dogs. Suggested reading age: Primary school age. ISBN: 9781742756318. Our Book No: 29432. $13 AUD.

78. Daniels, Elva George (1997). Pippy's Diary (1st ed). New York: Vantage Press. 43 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear corner tips. A wonderful story for young adults "told" by Pippy the Cocker Spaniel. He was born in Australia, and in his diary he "talks" about his many true-life adventures, both in high society and one the streets of New York City and Brisbane, Australia. ISBN: 0533116155. Our Book No: 23078. $15 AUD.

79. de Magalhaes, A. Leite; Viegas, A. Alves (1922). ABC das Escolas (Primeiro e Segundo Livro de Leitura e Escrita) [Ensino Primario Oficial]. Lisboa: Casa Portuguesa. 80 pp. Hardback very small, thick board covers, very good condition, colour & black & white drawings, covers little scuffed & soiled, edgewear. Little Portuguese-language school textbook approved for use in Nova Goa, India Portuguesa, ie, Portuguese India. Our Book No: 15174. $30 AUD.

80. de Segur, Countess; Smee, Stephanie (translator) & Sturge, Simon (illustrator) (2012). A Room at Guardian Angel Inn (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Cammeray: Simon & Schuster. 302 pp. Paperback thick wide trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, spine ends & cover corners little bumped, tiny scuff fore-edge rear cover. Bestselling French classic novel for children and young adults, set in France, about two boys found by the roadside by a soldier. He takes them to the inn in the next village. The arrival of the irascible Russian Count and sometime prisoner of war, General Dourakine turns the boys lives upside down just as they were settling into their new life. Translated from French. This much-loved book can now be enjoyed by Australian readers of all ages. ISBN: 9781922052001. Our Book No: 29607. $18 AUD.

81. Department of Education, NSW (1970). School Magazine Stories: Book Four (1st ed). Sydney: Department of Education. 120 pp. Hardback thin octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white drawings, light rubbing near spine join front cover, corner tips covers little scuffed, bottom corner front flyleaf creased, minor edgewear. These stories are intended for readers in Grades 5 and 6 in New South Wales schools. The stories authors include: Noreen Shelley, J.D. Woods, Kenneth Moon, Ella McFadyen, Jean Galbraith. There are stories from Japan, Ireland and Australia. Our Book No: 29107. $22 AUD.

82. Dicks, Terrance; Littlewood, Valerie (illustrator) (1989). Goliath and the Cub Scouts (1st ed) [Adventures of David and Goliath series]. London: Piccadilly Press. 52 pp. Hardback small, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Adventure story for children and young adults. David's dog Goliath - an enormous mongrel - insists on going wherever David goes. For once, David is glad he came along as Goliath solves the mystery of the missing medal. Collectible hardback edition, written by the author of some Doctor Who stories. ISBN: 1853400637. Our Book No: 1967. $10 AUD.

83. Dixon, Franklin W.; Rogers, Walter S. (illustrator) (1928). Across the Pacific, or Ted Scott's Hop to Australia (1st ed) [Ted Scott Flying Stories]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 216 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white frontispiece drawing, edges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition (this book is the last title listed in this series on jacket flap). A series for young adults created during the era of Lindbergh, Byrd and other "heroes of the skies." The author, Franklin W Dixon, is better known for "The Hardy Boys" series. (Reverse side of wrapper contains a list of G & D publications for boys and girls.). Our Book No: 14933. $50 AUD.

84. Dixon, Franklin W.; Rogers, Walter S. (illustrator) (1997). The Hardy Boys: The Shore Road Mystery: Facsimile Edition (Facsimile ed) [Hardy Boys Mystery Stories]. Bedford, MA: Applewood Books. 212 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawing frontispiece, small crease top spine jacket. A reproduction of the first edition of The Shore Road Mystery as it was originally published in 1928. The Hardy Boys try to find out who is behind a rash of automobile thefts that are occurring on Shore Road outside of Bayport. ISBN: 1557091498. Our Book No: 21820. $15 AUD.

85. Dore Boylston, Helen (1954). Sue Barton: Visiting Nurse (Reprint ed) [Sue Barton series]. London: John Lane / Bodley Head. 238 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, faint foxing pastedowns & endpapers, boards & spine slightly faded, jacket edge tears (reverse side lightly foxed, flap clipped), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This is the third novel in the Sue Barton series for young adults. In this book Sue and her friend Kit are joining the Visiting Nurse Service of a large settlement in New York. Our Book No: 23737. $10 AUD.

86. Dore Boylston, Helen (1954). Sue Barton: Neighbourhood Nurse (Reprint ed) [Sue Barton Series]. London: John Lane / Bodley Head. 207 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, faint foxing endpapers, small edge tears jacket (reverse side lightly foxed, flap clipped). This is the sixth novel in the Sue Barton series for young adults. In this book Sue and her husband Dr. Bill have three children, and Sue wonders if her training is wasted. Our Book No: 26503. $15 AUD.

87. Dover, Barbara (1989). Drawing: An Approach for Secondary Schools (Reprint ed). [Melbourne]: Secondary Art/Craft Standing Committee, Education Department of Victoria. 118 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, light creasing top spine & covers & pages, bottom corner tip rear cover little worn, minor edgewear. This book introduces a range of possible drawing approaches that can be further developed by students and teachers to suit their own particular situations. The author has a special interest in drawing and the teaching of drawing. ISBN: 0724131930. Our Book No: 27288. $20 AUD.

88. Drury, Susan (1981). The Lebanese [Making Australian Society]. Melbourne: Nelson. 112 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), rear endpaper & jacket flap creased, endpapers & top edge faintly foxed. This book for young adults traces the history and culture of Lebanon and the complex and often dramatic history of the Lebanese people. Reports the story of Lebanese migration to Australia and recounts the successes in business and professional life that many Lebanese people have achieved. Separate chapters discuss Lebanese culture, art, religion, food, and life-style. The case histories make the book come to life as they detail some of the special problems that newcomers face in Australia's rapidly developing multi-racial society. ISBN: 0170055671. Our Book No: 26331. $15 AUD.

89. Dubosarsky, Ursula (2005). The First Book of Samuel (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 159 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Novel for young adults by Australian writer. ISBN: 9780140369953. Our Book No: 12383. $10 AUD.

90. Dubosarsky, Ursula (2006). The Red Shoe (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 183 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), crease front cover, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults by Australian writer. This is the story of Matilda and her two sisters growing up in Sydney in the 1950s at the time of the Petrov Affair. Punctuated by the headlines of the time, it shows clearly how ordinary lives can be altered by the large events of the world. The Children's Book Council of Australia Honour Book for Older Readers. ISBN: 9781741142853. Our Book No: 28482. $10 AUD.

91. Edgar, Alfred; Critchlow, M. (illustrator) (1931). The Schoolboy Airmen [Warne's Pearl Library]. London: Frederick Warne. 90 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover (little marked), fair plus condition, colour drawing frontispiece, spine ends chipped, corners bumped, edges lightly foxed, edgewear, spine sticker, non-author written dedication. (Estimated date, 1931, Trove catalogue. Dedication date, 1942.) Novel for young adults. Our Book No: 15045. $12 AUD.

92. Education, Department of; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1959). At the Farm. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). unnum 50 pp. Paperback wide trade, good condition, dark blue flexible cover (lightly marked), stapled pamphlet, colour drawings, cover edges little frayed, staples lightly rusted, minimal foxing, corner tips covers & few pages little creased, pages faintly toned, faint stain bottom edge, small edge tears, minor scuffing, pencil annotation few pages, rubber stamps. (Estimated date, late 1950s.) Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Cover sketch: farm animals. Fay and Don visit a farm and meet the Brown family and all the farm animals. Word list at the rear. No mention of the Infants Reading Committee. Our Book No: 29114. $15 AUD.

93. Edwards, Hazel (1977). General Store (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. 130 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny loss base rear cover), edges & pages lightly toned, base rear cover rubbed. The author writes a very convincing and universal novel of family life. The story is based around the running of the family store in an Australian country town, and Josie who has to adjust to her different life away from her former life in Melbourne. ISBN: 0340219173. Our Book No: 27405. $15 AUD.

94. Edwards, Pat (editor) (1987). Squeaks Snuffles and Grunts (1st ed) [Eureka Treasure Chest, Stage 4]. Melbourne: Longman Cheshire. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, minimal EX-LIBRARY, flexible cover, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, spine slightly rubbed, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. An elementary school reader with a lot of animal stories. ISBN: 0582880580. Our Book No: 25191. $10 AUD.

95. Ellsworth, E. E. (1961). Doctor Noreen (Reprint ed) [Crown Library, No 5]. London: Lutterworth Press. 120 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, scuff marks & slight loss front pastedown (label removed), minor foxing rear pastedown, light brown strip free flyleaves, tiny scuff mark front free flyleaf, little loss corners & spine ends jacket (small edge tears, light stains reverse side, flap clipped), presentation bookplate, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Classic novel for young adults. What does the wisp of smoke coming from the large house next door to their school mean? Share in the adventures of Doreen and her friend Sylvia as they find out. Our Book No: 23561. $10 AUD.

96. Everett, J. D. (Joseph David) (1887). Elementary Text-Book of Physics (4th ed) [Elementary Textbooks]. London: Blackie & Son. 316 pp. Hardback very small (16.8 x 11.4 cm), decorative dark brown cloth cover, dark green endpapers, good condition, figures (drawings), cover corners top corner covers worn & scuffed (particularly rear cover), edgewear corners & top spine, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, owner's written name & details. Estimated date 1887 (Trove catalogue). Scarce school textbook. Author is professor of natural philosophy, Queen's College, Belfast. Our Book No: 3247. $30 AUD.

97. Fields, Ted (told); O'Neill, David (illustrator) (1993). The Making of the Narran Lake. Sydney: Department of School Education, New South Wales (NSW), Aboriginal Education Unit. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, creases along spine, minor edgewear. The Aboriginal Early Language Development Program (AELDP) has operated in the NSW Department of School Education schools since 1987. The program has been operating at Walgett Public since then and this book has been developed as a resource as part of the program. The story is told by Mr Ted Fields, an Elder of the Yuwalaroi Tribe in North Western New South Wales. ISBN: 0731046218. Our Book No: 28009. $15 AUD.

98. Finkel, George (1968). The Loyall Virginian (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 189 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps (including jacket), minor edgewear jacket (small closed tear top edge), small dent fore-edge cover. First edition. A Virginian colonist sails to Europe on a trading mission and becomes involved in King Charles' war in 1648. This fast-moving novel for young adults by Australian writer has a fresh, original viewpoint of the struggle between King and Parliament: the viewpoint of a Virginian-born colonist whose loyalty to his king is tempered by his experience of the freedom of a faraway new land. Our Book No: 27450. $15 AUD.

99. 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.

100. Ford, T. R. (1942). Exercises in Parsing and Analysis taken from Former Intermediate Examination Papers 1916 - 1941 Together with Complete Key. Sydney: The College Press. 31 pp. Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, minor edgewear, covers & page corners creased, pages lightly toned, tiny tears fore-edge front cover & few pages, fore-edges creased. (Estimated date, 1942) A little booklet published to aid in the understanding of language parsing and analysis. Our Book No: 27494. $10 AUD.

101. Forde, H. A. (1894). Across Two Seas: A New Zealand Tale (1st ed). London: Wells, Gardner, Darton, & Co. 188 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial green cloth cover, black & white plates, frontispiece plate (tissue guard), pages lightly toned, minor foxing (mainly page margins), corners bumped, edgewear corners, written & dated dedication. First edition. Novel for young adults set in New Zealnd. Cover drawing: young girl greets Maori warrior. (Written dedication is dated 1902. Contains all 11 internal plates, included in pagination. Publisher catalogue at rear, 4p.). Our Book No: 16656. $40 AUD.

102. Forrest, Lisa (2000). Making the Most of It (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder Headline. 193 pp. Paperback, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, top corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear. This novel for young adults is about a girl named Nina who wants to be the fastest swimmer. An uplifting and joyful novel about finding your place in the world. ISBN: 0733607942. Our Book No: 28186. $10 AUD.

103. Frauca, Harry; Burton, Barbara; Sollier, Andre (illustrator) (1974). The Echidna [Young nature library]. Melbourne: Lansdowne. 32 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour photos, black & white text-photos & drawings. A scientific introduction for young adults to the echidna (spiny ant-eater), including habitat, features, life cycle and feeding. ISBN: 0701800577. Our Book No: 1209. $10 AUD.

104. French, Jackie (1995). Somewhere Around the Corner (Reprint ed) [Bluegum Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults by popular Australian writer. This story was inspired by stories of a 'susso camp' that was situated near the author's home. While participating in a political demonstration, a young Australian girl finds herself transported back in time to a homeless camp during the Depression where she discovers that the actions of one person can make a difference. ISBN: 0207183597. Our Book No: 25017. $10 AUD.

105. French, Jackie (2008). A Rose for the Anzac Boys (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 290 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. This book is the fictional story of three young women and their experiences during World War 1. Children's Book Council of Australia Honour Book. For secondary school age. Well-researched yet written with the lightest of touches. ISBN: 9780732285401. Our Book No: 28504. $12 AUD.

106. 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.

107. Gallico, Paul; Lonette, Reisie (illustrator) (1961). Ludmila: A Legend of Liechtenstein. London: Michael Joseph. 44 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), flap clipped jacket, bookshop sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Raeco). First small hardback edition. A charming novella for young adults about a cow with great ambitions. She wishes to be the champion milk producer of the year, and lead the procession of herds down the mountainside in the age-old Liechtenstein harvest ceremony. Our Book No: 14529. $10 AUD.

108. Gallico, Paul; Linton, Anne (drawings) & Norfield, Edgar (drawings) (1967). The Snow Goose and the Small Miracle (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 78 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, edges & pages lightly toned, small crush mark top edge, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Two classic stories for young adults. The first is a moving story of Dunkirk. The second is a delightful classic about a boy and his special donkey named Violetta. Violetta falls ill and the boy is permitted by the Pope to take his donkey into the church where the bones of St. Francis are interred. Beautifully written and hauntingly moving, these two stories - one a love story from the second World War, the other a contemporary fable - are endearing classics of the storyteller's art. ISBN: 0140026819. Our Book No: 27500. $10 AUD.

109. Gallico, Paul (2011). Jennie (New ed) [Essential Modern Classics]. London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 347 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Young adults fiction novel about Peter, a boy who wakes from a serious accident to find himself transformed into a cat. The world is a dangerous place for him, until he is befriended by the kindly cat Jennie. This beautiful story is as special as the first time it was published in 1950. ISBN: 9780007395194. Our Book No: 28821. $14 AUD.

110. Garside, Firth (1877). The Adventures of Tom Hanson, or Brave Endeavours Achieve Success. London: Samuel Tinsley. 233 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, original embossed pictorial green cloth cover (gilt lettering front cover & spine), all edges gilt, colour plates (one MISSING), brown endpapers (edges rubbed), frontispiece page MISSING (retains tissue guard), inner hinge repaired (brown archival tape), cover corners little bumped, corner creased several pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults, about life in England, and then travel by ship to Australia, working in Australia, and return to England. Written to demonstrate how to overcome pitfalls in life and ultimately to achieve success. (Not recorded by both Muir and O'Neill. Two plates missing - frontispiece and 1 of 12 internal plates, facing p160. Publisher catalogue at rear.). Our Book No: 16655. $60 AUD.

111. 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.

112. Gerber, Linda (2006). Now and Zen (Reprint ed) [Students Across the Seven Seas (SASS)]. New York: Speak / Penguin Books. 214 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. American teenager Nori Tanaka has never thought much about her Japanese heritage, but when she visits Japan for a summer academic program to escape from her parents impending divorce, she discovers a new way of looking at herself and the world. ISBN: 9780142406571. Our Book No: 25306. $10 AUD.

113. Gervay, Susanne (2002). The Cave: Surviving the Wilderness is Tough - Surviving Each Other is Tougher (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 182 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Australian novel for young adults about a group of young males who confront one another and themselves at a survival camp organised by the school. ISBN: 0207198144. Our Book No: 28195. $14 AUD.

114. Gibbs, May (1929). Little Ragged Blossom and More About Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (1st Gumnut ed) [Gumnut Readers]. Sydney: Cornstalk Publishing Company. 88 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, card cover, black & white drawings (few full-page, including frontispiece), staples rusted, minor foxing edges & some pages, minor edgewear. An illustrated little reader for young adults, based on her Gumnut babies children's books. One of the scarcest of May Gibbs titles to find in such excellent condition. (Originally published in 1920 as a quarto, this is the first small Gumnut Reader edition.). Our Book No: 17275. $130 AUD.

115. Gibbs, May (1932). Little Ragged Blossom and More About Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (Gumnut, reprint ed) [Gumnut Readers]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 88 pp. Paperback very small, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings (few full-page, including frontispiece), staples very rusted (adjacent page stained, spine missing at staples), cover marked & stained (some insect damage top front cover), edgewear, non-author written dedication. An illustrated little reader for young adults, based on her Gumnut babies children's books. Written dedication: "To dear little John with happy birthday greetings. Love from Aunty Mollie." (Originally published as a quarto in 1920, this is a later reprint in the small reader format.). Our Book No: 17299. $40 AUD.

116. Gibbs, May (1933). Two Little Gum-nuts (Chucklebud and Wunkydoo: Their Strange Adventures) (Reader, reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 72 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, card cover, black & white drawings (few full-page, including page following title page), staples rusted, covers little foxed (rear cover little stained), few small faint dents in covers & endpapers, pages little toned as usual, some edgewear, non-author written dedication. An illustrated little reader for young adults, based on her Gumnut babies children's books. One of the scarcer of May Gibbs titles to find in such very good condition. Written dedidation: "Wishing Bob a happy Christmas 1939, from David." (Originally published 1924 as a quarto, this is a reprint of the small format reader edition.). Our Book No: 17297. $100 AUD.

117. Gittins, Anne (editor) (1954). Tales from the South Seas (Reprint ed). Suva: Government Press. 88 pp. Paperback wide trade, paper cover, stapled (stains adjacent cover), good plus condition, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned. A collection of 36 South Pacific legends, from various sources, rewritten for school children. Includes folk tales, many with animal themes, from Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Rotuma, Cook Islands, New Hebrides, Solomon Islands and Ellice Islands. Our Book No: 13368. $10 AUD.

118. Gleeson, Libby; James, Ann (illustrator) (1994). Skating on Sand: Hannah Knew She'd Find a Way (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 87 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, minimal edgewear jacket, light foxing top edge, autograph (author's written dedication title page). First edition. Novel for young adults about a girl named Hannah who wants to skate when she goes on a camping holiday with her family. Hannah is told she can't do it, because the ground is rough and stony, and everywhere else is sandy, but she knows she will find a way. This is a heart-warming story about a young girl's determination to succeed. ISBN: 0670857564. Our Book No: 26179. $13 AUD.

119. Gleitzman, Morris (2008). Then (1st ed) [Morris Gleitzman Collection]. Melbourne: Penguin Group. 182 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner tips covers little creased, edges & pages lightly toned. This novel for young adults by the Australian writer is a sequel to "Once". This is a tale of young people trying to survive in Poland during World War 2. ISBN: 9780670072781. Our Book No: 27731. $15 AUD.

120. Grantham, Joy (1955). Puppet Plays with a Purpose [Play Time Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Dominie Publications. 23 pp. Paperback thin trade, card cover, stapled, illustrated cover, good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear (heavier toning at front from enclosure), spine ends & pages little creased, minor insect damage rear cover, light wear along spine, rubber stamp, owner's written name covers. (Estimated date, 1950s, Trove catalogue.) The content of these plays and the shortness of the individual parts make them suitable for Infants School work. The puppet plays are: Puppet Making, Thoughtfulness, Carelessness, Healthfulness, Youthfulness, Playfulness, Greediness, Cheerfulness, and Happiness. The author has spent many years teaching in Infants Schools. Our Book No: 26544. $15 AUD.

121. Grantham, Joy (1955). Special Plays for Special days [Play Time Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Dominie Publications. 23 pp. Paperback thin trade, card cover (little loose at base), stapled, illustrated cover, good condition, minor edgewear & edge tears, pages lightly toned, some scattered creasing, minor foxing rear cover, slightly loose at base of staple, scuff mark front cover (sticker removal), rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date, 1950s, Trove catalogue.) The content of these plays and the shortness of the individual parts make them suitable for Infants School work. The plays celebrate Mother's Day, Empire Day, Health Week, Arbor Day, Wattle Day, and a Christmas Play. The author has spent many years teaching in Infants Schools. Our Book No: 26546. $15 AUD.

122. Grantham, Joy (1955). Let's "Play" Our Fairy Tales [Play Time Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Dominie Publications. 30 pp. Paperback thin trade, card cover, stapled, illustrated cover, good condition, minor edgewear, lightly toned, crease top spine rubbed, staples rusted, light wear along spine, minor foxing edges, light toning rear cover, rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date, 1950s, Trove catalogue.) The content of these plays and the shortness of the individual parts make them suitable for Infants School work. The fairy tales are: The Three Bears, Red Riding Hood, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Little Coal Truck, The Gingerbread Boy, Chicken Licken, The Tar Baby. The author has spent many years teaching in Infants Schools. Our Book No: 26547. $15 AUD.

123. Grantham, Joy (1960). Any Time is Play Time: Six Plays for Any Time or Place [Play Time Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Dominie Publications. 23 pp. Paperback thin trade, card cover, stapled, illustrated cover, good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, crease base spine covers & pages, staples rusted, minor foxing rear cover, light wear along spine, top spine rubbed, minor foxing edges, rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date, 1950s, Trove catalogue.) The content of these plays and the shortness of the individual parts make them suitable for Infants School work. The plays are: The Garden Walk, The Thrill of Autumn, The Little Reindeer, The Bird's Party, Farmyard Follies, and the Dance of the Notes. The author has spent many years teaching in Infants Schools. Our Book No: 26548. $15 AUD.

124. Grantham, Joy (1965). Playettes for Seven Favourite Nursery Rhymes [Play Time Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Dominie Publications. 23 pp. Paperback thin trade, card cover, stapled, illustrated cover, good condition, minor edgewear, lightly toned, minor foxing rear cover & edges, staples rusted, some insect damage rear cover, light wear along spine, rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date, 1950s, Trove catalogue.) The content of these playettes and the shortness of the individual parts make them suitable for Infants School work. The Nursery Rhymes are: Simple Simon, Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, Three Blind Mice, Humpty Dumpty, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Little Miss Muffet, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. The author has spent many years teaching in Infants Schools. Our Book No: 26545. $15 AUD.

125. Gurr, Robin (1955). Red Pepper: The Story of an Australian Horse (Reprint ed). Sydney: Australasian Publishing Company. 86 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, flexible green cloth covers, black & white drawings, edges covers little frayed, corner tips covers & few pages little creased, spine ends little worn, pages lightly toned, possible library marks front endpapers (label removal), minor edgewear. This reader for young adults, written and illustrated by Robin Gurr, is about a pony named Red Pepper who grew into a fine race horse. In his later years he was owned by a girl who loved horses, and he found a new friend in a Dalmatian dog, but he had many adventures on his way to a better future. A wonderful story inspired by "Triple Glass". Our Book No: 29119. $20 AUD.

126. Gwynne, Phillip (1998). Deadly Unna? (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 272 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults about an Aboriginal boy named Dumby and his friend Blacky. They don't have a lot in common but football. This is a book suitable for older readers. The multi-award-winning novel is now the film called "Australian Rules". ISBN: 9780141300498. Our Book No: 27284. $10 AUD.

127. Halse Anderson, Laurie (2014). The Impossible Knife of Memory (New ed). London: Scholastic Children's Books. 374 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. This story for young adults is about a girl named Hayley, her dad, her stepmother, and a boy named Finn. Hayley is fighting to forget the past, and finding some memories are too deep. ISBN: 9781407147666. Our Book No: 29100. $15 AUD.

128. Ham, Olive M. (1958). Nightingale Cottage [Snowdrop Series]. London: Pickering & Inglis. 64 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), colour frontispiece, pages lightly toned, front flyleaf little creased, small marks few pages, edges lightly foxed, reverse side edges lightly foxed jacket (small loss spine ends, flap clipped), award bookplate front free flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A charming story for young adults about a girl named Penny, living in Africa, but she has to return to England to be educated. It is a big change for her and she feels sad for a time, but she falls in love with Nightingale Cottage, which is to be her home for awhile. Penny learns so much about bees, their habits, their honeycombs and their business organisation. Penny also learns to care for a Golden Hampster. (Award bookplate is St Anne's Sunday School, 1958.). Our Book No: 23573. $12 AUD.

129. Hanfling, Brian (1997). The Blue Mosquito (1st ed). Auckland: Scholastic New Zealand. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, reader crease front cover near spine, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear. Young adults novel about a chain of events set off by a small repair to the family piano. Set in New Zealand. ISBN: 1869433432. Our Book No: 28730. $12 AUD.

130. Harborne, Thomas (1939). Business Principles for Secondary Schools Part II (Second Year) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Shakespeare Head. 68 pp. Paperback, flexible covers, good condition, figures, tables, pages & edges lightly toned, cover edges lightly frayed, light foxing edges & few pages, covers & spine lightly faded & rubbed & marked, front cover corner & few pages little creased, minor edgewear, rubber stamps, owner's written names & dates flyleaf. A collectible Australian school textbook. The book covers: carriage of goods by land, carriage of goods by sea, the common carrier, money and banking, paper money, functions of a modern bank, cheques, letters of credit, guarantees, the card and loose-leaf systems, petty cash, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, agents. A great book to take you back to the 30s and revisit or learn how the education system worked then in comparison to now. Our Book No: 27657. $15 AUD.

131. Hart, E. Gertrude; Hart, Annie A.; Holgate, T. W. (illustrator) (1902). At the Bend of the Creek: A Story of Australia. London: S. W. Partridge & Co. 127 pp. Hardback small (19.0 x 13.2 cm), blue pictorial cloth cover, very good condition, full-page black & white drawings (including frontispiece), cloth cover little flecked, new endpapers, pages toned as usual (few edge tears), edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, written prize dedication front free flyleaf. (Estimated date, 1902, Trove catalogue. Also date of dedication) A classic Australian novel for young adults. Plus 24p publisher's catalogue of popular illustrated books. Muir 3327. Sydnet Inner West interest, dedication reads: "Awarded to Hilda Tucker (Lucker?) for General Proficiency. Supt Public School Annandale, J. Warren, Mistress." Our Book No: 14262. $120 AUD.

132. Hartnett, Sonya (2007). Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Penguin Books. 191 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing top edge. This book is a shimmering, ultimately joyful novel for young adults, a story of journeying towards courage and freedom, of finding the will to live a life beyond expectation. He dares to think that his dreary life might change when he spies a strange doglike animal at a nearby mountain that he thinks may be the rare, striped Tasmanian tiger. Satchel O'Rye, devoted son of an impoverished couple in a dying rural town, must weigh in balance the life of his most cherished dog and the freedom of a mysterious rare animal. ISBN: 9780143006794. Our Book No: 27469. $12 AUD.

133. Hartnett, Sonya (2009). Butterfly (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Penguin Books. 214 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear, owner's written name. This story for young adults is about a girl named Plum Coyle who is about to celebrate her 14th birthday and how her life will change. The story is thought provoking and gripping. ISBN: 9780241015421. Our Book No: 27993. $12 AUD.

134. 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.

135. Hathorn, Libby (1990). Thunderwith. Melbourne: Mammoth. 189 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor creasing front cover corner, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults. Lara feels completely alone after the death of her Mother. It is through an unexpected friendship with a kindred spirit that Lara discovers the strength to face up to her ordeals. ISBN: 1863300376. Our Book No: 20008. $10 AUD.

136. Hathorn, Libby (1992). Love Me Tender (1st stated ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 130 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colourful illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), base pine little rubbed. A great story for young adults about a 12-year-old boy named Alan. He is living with sour Aunt Jessie at the Boomerang Milkbar and in spite of nearby Coogee Beach, life is no fun for Alan, until the juke-box and rock & roll arrive at the Boomerang. Written by respected Australian writer of young adult fiction. Illustrated endpapers are rock & roll drawings on pink background. ISBN: 0195534174. Our Book No: 27438. $15 AUD.

137. Hathorn, Libby (2008). Georgiana: Woman of Flowers (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Based on the real life of Georgiana Molloy, pioneer botanist, this novel for young adults looks at the fascinating world of a woman whose passion for the indigenous flowers of Western Australia led to their proliferation around the world. ISBN: 9780733609169. Our Book No: 23290. $10 AUD.

138. Havers, Elinore (1970). Ponies Across the River [Crown Pony Series]. London: Lutterworth Press. 127 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), green boards, colour frontispiece, minor foxing edges & few pages, few page corners creased, minor edgewear jacket (some edge tears, slight loss spine ends & corners). A novel for young adults about two girls named Vicky and Cathy and their ponies Tomboy and True Blue. Together they solve the mystery of the field full of ponies who disappeared after a few days, then are replaced by other ponies a few days later. Full of excitement, adventure and suspense, and will delight pony lovers of all ages. ISBN: 071881701X. Our Book No: 27680. $10 AUD.

139. Hawker, Ruth M. (1950). Heather at Magpie Creek [Leighton Series]. Melbourne: Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 111 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), edges toned, edges & pages lightly foxed, minor foxing endpapers, small edge tears jacket (small piece missing top edge, scuff marks rear cover, edgewear, flap clipped, faint foxing reverse side), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). This Australian story for young adults tells of the visit made by Heather Wayne to her Uncle Dick's sheep station at Magpie Creek in "real bush country". It gives a first-hand picture of life on a sheep station in the outback, with which the author is well acquainted. Our Book No: 26714. $15 AUD.

140. Haynes, Ambrose (1958). A Holiday with Aunt Jessica (1st ed) [Sunshine Series, no 35]. London: Pickering & Inglis. 91 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), frontispiece, edges & pages toned, slight loss corners & spine ends jacket (edge tears, light stains reverse side, sticker front flap), presentation bookplate. This novel is set in Holland. Life in Middleberg, and on the canals is well described with three girls having an exhilarating time in the quaint land of bulbs, windmills, dykes and clogs. Our Book No: 25496. $10 AUD.

141. Haynes, Ambrose (1962). Greta's Decision (1st ed). London: Pickering & Inglis. 160 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour frontispiece, small mark top edge, light foxing edges, pages & endpapers toned, small edge tears jacket (sticker front flap), bookplate. This novel for young adults is a sequel to "Greta's Dream". The story is set in the little Swiss mountain village of Morshach. (Presentation bookplate, St Anne's Sunday School, Ryde, 1966.). Our Book No: 25905. $10 AUD.

142. Heffernan, John (2010). Where There's Smoke: Stay to Fight, Fight to Stay (Reprint ed). Sydney: Scholastic. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear. A story for young adults about a bushfire in a quiet rural town named Edenville. The town is fictitious, to avoid causing pain to any individual, and the fact that bushfires happen over a wide area in Australia - however, the Black Saturday fires in Victoria in February, 2009, are close to what happens in this story. Target audience: Primary school age. ISBN: 9781862918665. Our Book No: 29087. $15 AUD.

143. Heine, Tanya; Krumins, Gwendoline (illustrator) (1987). Koala Kapers: Keyboard Course for Young Australians: Book 4 [Allans Edition 1234]. Melbourne: Allans Publishing. 40 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. The fourth of 4 booklets that offer comprehensive keyboard skilld for beginners in the 4 to 6 age bracket. The course is designed primarily for group teaching. It si recommended that the teacher uses a sing as you play method of teaching. Contains some elementary sheet music. Our Book No: 17136. $20 AUD.

144. Hepworth, T. S. (editor) (1956). A. B. C. Children's Hour Annual, No 1. Sydney: Educational Press for Australian Broadcasting Commission. 200 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings & cartoons, colour photos centre spread & frontispiece, edge tears jacket (edgewear), toned strip endpapers, edges lightly foxed, internally excellent. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The first is a series of annuals for children and young adults. About 50 contributions are arranged in interleaved sections: Stories and Plays; From the A.B.C. Studio People; Other Lands; General Interest; Argonauts Contributions; Games, Jokes, etc. Our Book No: 3339. $25 AUD.

145. Hibberd, Jean; Thring, Merilyn (illustrator) (1987). Further Adventures of Peter Possum and His Friends (1st ed). Wilberforce, NSW: Fitzgerald Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top corner front cover creased, spine little faded. A wonderful story about a group of animals and birds working together and interacting with humans who want to help them keep their habitat. The delightful illustrations will bring a smile to adults and children alike. ISBN: 0949386022. Our Book No: 22318. $10 AUD.

146. Hildick, E. W.; Biro, Val (1987). A Cat called Amnesia. Bath: Chivers Press / Swift Book. 152 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, edges faintly foxed, spine ends lightly bumped. Novel for young adults. The stray cat had turned up at the Bleeker's holiday farmhouse during a thunderstorm. The family search for the cat's family and after much searching the mystery is solved to everyone's satisfaction including Amnesia's. ISBN: 0859978699. Our Book No: 24365. $10 AUD.

147. Hill, Anthony (2001). Soldier Boy: The True Story of Jim Martin, the Youngest Anzac. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. On 28 June 1915, a young James Martin sailed from Melbourne on the troopship Berrima - bound for Gallipoli. He was 14 years old. This is Jim's extraordinary story, written for young adults. ISBN: 0141003308. Our Book No: 4876. $10 AUD.

148. Hill, Anthony; Sofilas, Mark (illustrator) (1996). Spindrift. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 79 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint foxing & rubbing edges. A story for young adults. Elizabeth's grandmother is very special to her, but grandma is dying. This is a story about what there is to lose, and all there is to find. Elizabeth meets an old beachcomber named Bull Morgan, who helps her to understand sacrifice and hope. ISBN: 014037843X. Our Book No: 19971. $10 AUD.

149. Holmes, J. (1942). Handbook of Leaving Certificate Practical Chemistry (1st ed). Sydney: Whitcombe & Tombs. 96 pp. Paperback, thin red card covers, good condition, tables, black & white figures & drawings, covers little creased, corners cover & some pages little worn, pages lightly toned, tear fore-edge single page, spine creased (during manufacture), slight loss top spine, inner hinge little split (pages firm), few pages marked, small tear spine, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. This book is intended to be used on the laboratory bench, as a guide for students in carrying out experiments in practical chemistry to Leaving Certificate Honours standard. This would be a good addition to an education book collection for anyone interested in teaching in the 1940s. Our Book No: 27658. $15 AUD.

150. Hope, Laura Lee (2004). The Bobbsey Twins on a Houseboat (Reissue ed) [Classic Edition: No. 6]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 184 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece). Classic young adults fiction. Bert had almost reached the galley, when he heard a bang not far away. What had caused the mysterious sound? ISBN: 0448437570. Our Book No: 25155. $10 AUD.

151. Hope, Laura Lee (2004). The Bobbsey Twins Mystery at Meadowbrook (Reissue ed) [Classic Edition: No. 7]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 177 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece). Classic young adults fiction. "Hi, Bud!" Nan called. "We just passed your car on the back road!" Bud grinned. "You didn't see our car! It broke down right after we left you yesterday. It's in town being fixed". Whose car did Nan see? ISBN: 0448437589. Our Book No: 25156. $10 AUD.

152. Hope, Laura Lee (2004). The Bobbsey Twins Big Adventure at Home (Reissue ed) [Classic Edition: No. 8]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 176 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece). Classic young adults fiction. The Bobbsey Twins help to find their friend Jimmy's lost father. ISBN: 0448437597. Our Book No: 25157. $10 AUD.

153. Hope, Laura Lee (2004). The Bobbsey Twins Search in the Great City (Reissue ed) [Classic Edition: No. 9]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 182 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece). Classic young adults fiction. Bert and Nan dashed out of the train after a burly figure wanted by the police, but he had disappeared. ISBN: 0448437600. Our Book No: 25158. $10 AUD.

154. Hope, Laura Lee (2004). The Bobbsey Twins on Blueberry Island (Reissue ed) [Classic Edition: No. 10]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 181 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece). Classic young adults fiction. Bert's eyes went to the labyrinth which he was so eager to finish. His heart gave a leap, and he stopped still. Over the top of the hedge near the entrance, he could see the head of an animal moving. ISBN: 0448437619. Our Book No: 25159. $10 AUD.

155. Hopwood, Graham (1955). Art Student's Handbook (1st ed). Melbourne: Graham Hopwood. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, good plus condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear, edges lightly foxed, crease bottom edge cover & few pages, pages lightly toned, minor insect damage front cover & first page. Textbook by former art teacher, Melbourne Teacher's College. A concise book dealing with the study of art, architecture, sculpture, industrial art, commercial art and the printing processes from the earliest times to the present day. Our Book No: 25257. $20 AUD.

156. Hutchens, Frank (1936). Four Musical Cameos [Imperial Edition no. 390: Plate: B2938]. Melbourne: Allan & Co. 14 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover, stapled (rusted), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. (Copyright date, 1936.) Sheet music for four songs (for young adults): Gavotte - Lullaby - Goblins - When Children Play. Our Book No: 16198. $15 AUD.

157. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, olive green flexible cover, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear, school rubber stamps, minimal annotation (corner stripe first page). Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 2998. $15 AUD.

158. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, tan brown flexible cover (minor flecking, front cover faintly creased), stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear & fraying. Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 4002. $15 AUD.

159. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, blue flexible cover (spine flecked, top corner tip creased front cover), stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear & fraying. Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 4003. $15 AUD.

160. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1957). It's Fun to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 40 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, flexible red covers, stapled, colour drawings, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. This booklet is the third unit of a series issued by the N.S.W. Department of Education for kindergarten, first and second grades. The book introduces a new family whose activities extend beyond home and school. Cover design: large duck reading a book to a baby duck, chicken, puppy, and a kitten. (Estimated date, 1957, Trove catalogue. Cancelled stamps of school library. 1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 29104. $20 AUD.

161. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1960). My Story Book (3 Issues). Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). Each issue: 16 pp. Each issue: Paperback small wide octavo, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, some edgewear, school rubber stamps (no 1), owner's written name (no 2). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools: Volumes 1, 2 and 3. Stated as supplementary reading to "It's Fun to Read". Our Book No: 4304. $30 AUD.

162. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1962). Stories to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, good plus condition, blue flexible cover (little flecked & marked), stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), colour drawings, tide marks bottom corner rear cover (previous water contact now dry), minor edgewear & fraying. Estimated date: 1962 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Stories about the circus and the farm. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl and boy on roundabout horse. Our Book No: 1669. $15 AUD.

163. 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.

164. Ireland, Doreen (1938). Margery: The Mystery (1st ed). London: Epworth Press. 159 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), frontispiece, jacket chipped (small closed tears, rear cover marked), cover corners lightly bumped, edges & pages toned. (Estimated date, 1938, Worldcat. Pseudonym for Doreen Mildred Douglas Lord.) A collectible mystery story for young adults. This is a story of school and guiding, with the added interest of a mystery which is sustained to the very end of the book. Our Book No: 26393. $15 AUD.

165. Israel, Glenis (2004). Artwise One: Visual Arts 7 - 10 (2nd, reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda /John Wiley. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos & boxes, art timeline endpapers, top corner one page creased (bookmarked), minor edgewear corner tips, previous owner's name texta inside front cover. Second edition. Illustrated school textbook written for visual arts students in New South Wales (NSW). In this new edition the material is thoroughly revised, updated and supplemented to meet the needs of the new Visual Arts Years 7-10 syllabus in NSW. The wide range of art forms is supplemented in this edition with new examples from design artists and works that use digital media. ISBN: 9780731401086. Our Book No: 29048. $30 AUD.

166. Jenkin, Graham; Davis, Joedie (illustrator) & Koolmateri, Janis (authentication) (2003). Meralte: The Boat (1st ed). Kurralta Park, SA: J. B. Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour illustrations, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This story for young adults, set 10,000 years ago, is about two children who set out to walk from Kopperamana near Lake Eyre, to the Southern Ocean. The reason for this epic journey is the very rare phenomenon of Lake Eyre actually having water in it, and becoming a proper lake on which boats could be sailed - if only boats had been available in Central Australia! Along the way they have many adventures. It is a story able to be understood and appreciated by children and adults over a wide range of ages. ISBN: 1876622466. Our Book No: 28316. $30 AUD.

167. Johns, Captain W. E. (1952). Biggles Works It Out: A Story of Air Detective-Inspector Bigglesworth and His Comrades of the Air Police (Reprint ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 192 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in fair dustjacket), red cloth covers, sepia & single-colour plates (including frontispiece), black & white vignettes, edges foxed, pieces missing top edge & base spine jacket (front flap large clipped affecting text, small edge tears, reverse side toned), edgewear, old price marks (small biro mark), minimal annotation front flylleaf (few digits), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (Second impression, originally published 1951.) Detective Air Inspector Biggles and colleagues track down gold nuggets stolen from an Australian mining town. The investigation takes him to France and Algeria. Our Book No: 4164. $15 AUD.

168. Jolly, Jim (1991). Kiwi: A Secret Life [Nature of New Zealand Series]. Palmerston North, NZ: New Zealand Natural Heritage Foundation. 62 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings & text-photos, map, minor edgewear. A picture book for young adults describing in remarkable detail New Zealand's native flightless bird. The first of a series of books published by the non-profit New Zealand Natural Heritage Foundation. ISBN: 090886423X. Our Book No: 11825. $10 AUD.

169. Katan, Norma Jean; Mintz, Barbara (with) (1981). Hieroglyphs: The Writing of Ancient Egypt (Reprint ed). New York: Margaret K. McElderry / Atheneum Macmillan Publishing. 96 pp. Hardback trade, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, map, minor edgewear jacket, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing top edge. This book is an introduction, possibly for young adults, to some of the hieroglyphs that are most commonly found on Egyptian tombs, statues, funerary objects, and amulets. This brief easy-to-read book explains the pictorial origins of these signs and what they mean. ISBN: 0689501765. Our Book No: 28747. $20 AUD.

170. Keene, Carolyn (1961). The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Revised, later reprint ed) [Nancy Drew Series]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 180 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, top corner front cover lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. Crime fiction for young adults. Nancy Drew and her friends become involved in solving a mystery at an old inn. ISBN: 0448195046. Our Book No: 26944. $12 AUD.

171. Keene, Carolyn (1972). The Clue in the Jewel Box (Reprint ed) [Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, no 20]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 181 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, corners front cover lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned, base spine little bumped, minimal foxing edges. Crime fiction for young adults. Nancy Drew and her friends become involved in finding Madame Alexandra's missing grandson. ISBN: 0448095203. Our Book No: 28936. $12 AUD.

172. Keene, Carolyn (1975). The Ghost in the Gallery (Reprint ed) [Dana Girls Mysteries]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 180 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial boards, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, covers slightly marked, coloured top edge, bottom corner bumped front cover. (Originally published, 1955.) Mystery novel for young adults, from the popular Dana Girls series. This is Book No.13 in the revised "new" series beginning in 1972. The girls have to solve a mystery in Mozart Hall. ISBN: 0448090937. Our Book No: 14547A. $10 AUD.

173. Keene, Carolyn (1980). The Thirteenth Pearl [Nancy Drew Series]. London: Collins. 179 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, pages & spine faintly toned, minor loss top spine, covers little scuffed, top corners two pages creased, few marks on some pages, minor edgewear. Nancy is asked to find a stolen pearl necklace that is rare and very valuable. Nancy is disguised as a Japanese girl when she goes to Japan with her father. ISBN: 0001604562. Our Book No: 28935. $15 AUD.

174. Keene, Carolyn (1983). Race Against Time (Australian ed) [Nancy Drew Mystery Stories]. London / Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 206 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page black & white drawings, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. When a valuable racehorse is stolen from Rainbow Ranch, Nancy becomes embroiled in a feud between two strong-willed men. Accusations fly as Nancy is asked to find both the missing horse and the thief. At the same time, Nancy is asked to star in a movie. This is another one of Nancy Drew's intriguing stories full of mystery and adventure. ISBN: 0207147574. Our Book No: 3879. $10 AUD.

175. Keene, Carolyn; Tandy, Russell H. & Pickard, Nancy (introduction) (1991). The Hidden Staircase (Facsimile ed) [Nancy Drew mystery stories, no. 3]. Bedford, MA: Applewood Books. 206 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, bottom corner front cover little bumped, top edge lightly foxed, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Young adults crime fiction - Nancy is on her way to solving another mystery. This is a reproduction of the first edition of "The Hidden Staircase" as it was originally published in 1930. If you read Nancy before 1959, this is the book you remember. ISBN: 1557091560. Our Book No: 25956. $16 AUD.

176. Keene, Carolyn (2003). The Sign of the Twisted Candles (Reprint ed) [Nancy Drew Mystery Stories]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 176 pp. Hardback small octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, few full-page black & white drawings, frontispiece, top spine little bumped. This mystery finds Nancy investigating a rumor that Bess and George's wealthy great granduncle is being held a prisoner in his own mansion! Nancy almost loses the friendship of Bess and George while trying to uncover the mystery surrounding the great granduncle and Carol Wipple, the 16-year-old foster daughter of the caretakers of the old mansion. ISBN: 0448095092. Our Book No: 29094. $15 AUD.

177. Keene, Carolyn (2003). The Secret of Shadow Ranch (Reprint ed) [Nancy Drew Mystery Stories]. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. 175 pp. Hardback small octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, few full-page black & white drawings, frontispiece, bottom corner rear cover & spine ends little bumped. This Nancy Drew mystery is set on a ranch in Phoenix, Arizona. Nancy and her friends Bess and George are going there for a holiday, but as usual they become involved in a baffling mystery involving the haunting of the ranch by a phantom horse. Can they solve this one before someone is hurt? ISBN: 044809505X. Our Book No: 29093. $15 AUD.

178. Kehret, Peg; Farrar, Greg (photographer) (2005). Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays (Reprint ed). New York: Scholastic. 133 pp. Paperback wide trade, good condition, black & white text-photos, minor creases & edge tears covers, minor edgewear. This book is about rescue dogs from shelters in the United States. The true stories of eight amazing shelter dogs, and how they have changed the lives of the caring, courageous people who love them. ISBN: 0439760992. Our Book No: 27005. $10 AUD.

179. Keyworth, Rev. Thos. (1881). Dick the Newsboy. Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League / John S. Marr & Sons. 62 pp. Hardback very small, embossed olive green cloth cover (gilt & black inlay, little mottled), good condition, few full-page drawings (including frontispiece), inner hinges split (pages firm), pages little toned & foxed, minor edgewear, bookplate (gift certificate) inside front cover. About a little boy who is a teetotaller, and his healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. Plus 8-page catalogue of temperance books at rear. Bookplate of Primitive Methodist Sabbath School, Forest Lodge (Sydney), dated 1883. Our Book No: 15608. $15 AUD.

180. Kingston, William H. G. (1865). The Gilpins and Their Fortunes: An Australian Tale (1st ed). London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK). 171 pp. Hardback small, good condition, quarter-bound patterned cloth (gilt title on spine), engraved frontispiece, four leaves of plates, edges & pages toned, small loss & closed tear top spine, light foxing endpapers & few pages, minor edgewear, front inner hinge little split (front free flyleaf little loose, otherwise pages firm), owner's written name. (True first edition, undated but 1865, Trove catalogue & Muir 3936.) An early children's story set in Australia. Suitable for young adults and adults who like old collectable books. Our Book No: 28871. $50 AUD.

181. Kranz, Rachel (1992). Straight Talk About Prejudice. New York: Facts on File. 124 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), printed on acid free paper, dual binding (has superior binding along spine). For young adults. Discusses the causes and effects of prejudice and stereotyping and how such thinking can lead to discrimination against such groups as women, ethnic groups, homosexuals, the aged, and the disabled. ISBN: 081602488X. Our Book No: 20460. $10 AUD.

182. Lamb, George; Findlay, Sheila A. M. (illustrator) (1957). Antonio: A Sicilian Boy (1st Australasian ed). London / Sydney: Australasian Publishing Co. / George G. Harrap & Co. 63 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, illustrated red flexible covers, cloth spine, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, edges faintly foxed, spine ends little frayed, small crease front cover, front inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear. This delightful story for young adults is about a Sicilian boy named Antonio. He lived in the seaport of Catania, in the island of Sicily. His friends called him Toni. He was an orphan. His parents had been killed when their house in Messina was wrecked by an earthquake, Toni was rescued from the ruins and taken to his grandfathers home in Catania. This story follows his many adventures on his way to becoming a famous violinist. (A school reader in NSW, being 1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 29108. $10 AUD.

183. Lamb, George; Findlay, Sheila A. M. (illustrator) (1957). Antonio: A Sicilian Boy (1st Australasian ed). London / Sydney: Australasian Publishing Co. / George G. Harrap & Co. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, illustrated red flexible covers, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, spine ends little frayed, minor edgewear. This delightful story for young adults is about a Sicilian boy named Antonio. He lived in the seaport of Catania, in the island of Sicily. His friends called him Toni. He was an orphan. His parents had been killed when their house in Messina was wrecked by an earthquake, Toni was rescued from the ruins and taken to his grandfathers home in Catania. This story follows his many adventures on his way to becoming a famous violinist. (A school reader in NSW, being 1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 29108A. $15 AUD.

184. Lenehan, S. A. (Sidney A.) (1965). Composition: The Open Door to Upper Primary and First Year Composition. Sydney, Rockdale: School Projects. 64 pp. Paperback, card cover, good condition, faint tide marks edges many pages & rear cover (previous water contact now dry), otherwise very good condition. Estimated date: 1960s (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Scarce: No copies listed for sale for over 5 years. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 2387. $10 AUD.

185. Leong, Sinah; Yin, Francis (illustrator) (1983). The Chinese [Peoples of Australia (Hodder Australia Series)]. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 32 pp. Paperback square trade, very good condition, stapled, black & white & colour drawings, minimal edgewear. The author describes the way of life of a typical Chinese-Australian family. The Lees are proud to be Australian, yet they still value and appreciate their ancient Chinese heritage. This book will appeal to 8-12 year olds. ISBN: 0340341432. Our Book No: 24168. $10 AUD.

186. Lester, Alison (2012). The Quicksand Pony. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 154 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. A gripping adventure for young adults, set in the Australian bush the author knows so well. In her search for her pony Bella, Biddy unravels a long ago mystery. ISBN: 9781742378008. Our Book No: 25809. $10 AUD.

187. 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.

188. 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.

189. Leyden, Peter (1990). School Project: Australian Insects (1st ed) [Peter Leyden's Resource Book]. Sydney: Peter Leyden Publishing House. 8 pp. Paperback tall trade, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. This Australian school project pamphlet is for study, reference work and cutting up at home or school. ISBN: 1875520228. Our Book No: 26644. $10 AUD.

190. Leyden, Peter (editor) (1958). The Australian Children's Pictorial Social Studies (25 parts). Sydney, North Sydney: Australian Visual Education / Schools Publishing House. Each issue: 28 to 32 pp. Each issue: Paperback large quarto (310 x 250mm), card cover (stapled, rusted), fair to very good condition, black & white or sepia (brown-coloured) drawings (strip cartoons), page edges little toned, minor foxing covers & endpapers (few issues moderate foxing), some edgewear, few defects (see below). Two slipcases MISSING. Very heavy (4.2 Kg). Australian history told in strip cartoon format for Australian school children. Complete set (except for the slipcases). The topics range from "The first Australians (The story of Aborigines)" (no 1), to "The story of Anzac" (no 25). Among the 25 parts are two parents' guide and revision manuals. A scarce complete set, good plus condition overall, with a few defects: tide marks bottom hinge (previous water contact now dry) (few issues), centre page loose (few issues), cartoon cut out one page (no 18), top hinge front cover bumped & dented (no 22). Our Book No: 12452. $200 AUD.

191. Leyland, Eric (1955). Red Lawson and the Sons of the Desert (1st ed). London: Hutchinson. 206 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, front free flyleaf little thinned (sticker removal, old price marks), light foxing edges & few pages, minor edgewear jacket (some foxing reverse side, slight loss top corner, few tiny edge tears, flap clipped), sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (First edition. Estimated date, 1955, Worldcat.) Novel for young adults by English writer. Red Lawson and his Lambs - always ready to assist Scotland Yard or the Foreign Office in an unofficial capacity when trouble starts - track down the Kalifa, the Sons of the Desert organization that threatens trouble and even revolution in the fictional Arab state of Vahret. (Sticker of Anthony Hordern's department store.). Our Book No: 24662. $20 AUD.

192. Linde, Gunnel; Kennedy, Richard (illustrator) & Parker, Anne (translation) (1969). A Pony in the Luggage (Special Australian ed). London / Melbourne: J. M. Dent & Sons / Georgian House. 139 pp. Paperback, very good condition, illustrated flexible covers, cloth spine, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, white rear cover little marked, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. This charming story for young adults (used as a school reader) is about a girl named Anneli and her brother Nicklas who win a horse at the zoo. Their adventures with Danny the small horse make this a great book for older children. The illustrations help to tell the story. (First published in Sweden by Albert Bonniers, Stockholm, under the title "Med Lill-Klas i Kappsacken".). Our Book No: 29103. $20 AUD.

193. Lindsay, Norman (1985). The Magic Pudding: Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his Friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bluegum / Angus & Robertson. 173 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Written and illustrated by Norman Lindsay. A small format edition of the classic madcap children's stories about a cantankerous walking magic pudding that shares the dessert which never runs out. The adventures of three friends who defend the pudding from thieves. There are occasional bursts of exuberant singing. ISBN: 0207146136. Our Book No: 4279. $10 AUD.

194. Lingard, Joan (1990). Glad Rags (1st ed). London: Hamish Hamilton. 131 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), small mark top edge, minor edgewear jacket, minimal EX-LIBRARY (single stamp), pages lightly toned. First edition. This book is a sequel to "Rags and Riches". This time Seb and Sam, two Scottish lads, are looking forward to a holiday in the Greek islands with their parents. Warm and light-hearted, this novel for young adults has moments of touching poignancy, which illuminate this story of a lively and endearing family. A new collection of Sam and Seb stories. They live in Edinburgh in a narrow street full of second-hand shops. ISBN: 0241130158. Our Book No: 27482. $12 AUD.

195. Liversidge, M. A. (1907). Elementary Botany. London: Blackie & Son. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (black lettering), figures, sticker mark front cover, minimal foxing few pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue & Worldcat.) A much better preserved copy than usual of this little illustrated British school textbook. Our Book No: 14607. $25 AUD.

196. Livett, Jill; O'Leary, Jacinta (2007). Design and Technology: VCE Units 1 - 4 (2nd, reprint ed). Melbourne: Social Science Press / Thomson. 280 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, colour boxes (summaries, examples), old price marks (covered by sticker). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The second edition of the highly regarded textbook about industrial design, materials, processes, product development, evaluation and promotion. ISBN: 9780170130639. Our Book No: 14175. $25 AUD.

197. Long, John A. (2004). Gogo Fish! The Story of the Western Australian State Fossil Emblem. Perth: Western Australian Museum. 40 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, bottom corner covers little creased, minor edgewear. In July 1986, a 375 million-year old fossil fish was discovered in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The campaign of a Perth primary school helped make this fish the Western Australian State fossil emblem. This is the story of Dr John Long's discovery of the Gogo fish, the campaign, and a glimpse into the fascinating world of a Devonian reef. This book is for primary to secondary school students and anyone interested in this fascinating story. ISBN: 1920843086. Our Book No: 24946. $18 AUD.

198. 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.

199. Macdonald, George; Colborne-Veel, Mary (adapter) (1943). The Giant's Heart [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 32 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, corner clipped front cover (few edge tears repaired, staples rusted), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & foxing. No 306 in this series for ages 8 to 10 years. A story for children, originally published in this format, 1922. Adapted from George Macdonald, by Mary Colborne-Veel. (Estimated date, 1943, McLaren no. 306c, G2583.). Our Book No: 16951. $15 AUD.

200. Magorian, Michelle (1996). Goodnight Mister Tom (Reprint ed) [Puffin Modern Classics]. London: Puffin / Penguin Books. 429 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, some edgewear corners. Novel for young adults, about a boy named Willie Beech who was evacuated to the countryside as the Second World War breaks out. A sad, deprived child, he begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley. Things are much better for both of them, but then, Willie's mother calls him back to war-torn London. Will he ever see Mister Tom again? This award winning novel is one of the best written stories about wartime and the effects war has on families. ISBN: 0140372334. Our Book No: 29012. $10 AUD.

201. Mahoney, Blair (2011). Poetry Reloaded (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 292 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, rear cover creased, few scratches front cover, corner tips covers & pages little worn. This textbook is an innovative and modern resource that refreshes the study of poetry for secondary students. The book uses a student-friendly language and writing style to bring students into the poetry world. The book demonstrates how poetry is relevant to many of the things that interest students today - music, film, comics, TV and sport. There are full-colour illustrations, focus questions, annotated poems, poet biographies, comprehensive glossary of poetic forms, terms and techniques to help students understand and remember key concepts. A very helpful reference textbook. ISBN: 9780521746618. Our Book No: 27838. $35 AUD.

202. Malcolm, Lisa; Dewar, Sally (1997). About Art (Reprint ed). Sydney, Marrickville: Science Press. 153 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), corners few pages & rear cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. A pictorial Australian school textbook about art. The artworks illustrated include painting, drawing, sculpture, fibre design, art clothing, jewellery, ceramics and graphics created by both professional artists and students. ISBN: 0855831618. Our Book No: 11187. $45 AUD.

203. Manuel, Lynn; Wilson, Janet (illustrator) (1997). Lucy Maud and the Cavendish Cat (1st ed). Toronto: Tundra. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, full-page colour illustrations. This delightful book is a true story, complied from the many references to Daffy the cat that appear in the "Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery", Volumes 1 and 2. The beautiful paintings will delight children and adults alike. This book is very special and will have appeal to cat lovers and lovers of L. M. Montgomery's children's stories. ISBN: 0887763979. Our Book No: 22042. $15 AUD.

204. Marsden, John (1988). The Journey (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Books. 186 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing top edge, spine ends little rubbed. Novel for young adults by Australian writer. Argus is on a journey away from his valley and his parents, wondering what adventure will befall him next. ISBN: 0330271377. Our Book No: 28810. $15 AUD.

205. Marsden, John (1998). The Night is for Hunting, Nobody is Safe (1st ed) [Tomorrow Series, Book 6]. Sydney: Macmillan. 252 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, light rubbing spine ends, edges lightly toned. This is the sixth volume in the award-winning Tomorrow Series of fiction for young adults. ISBN: 0732909449. Our Book No: 27191. $15 AUD.

206. Marsden, John (2000). Winter (1st ed). Sydney: Macmillan. 135 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. Novel for young adults by award-winning Australian writer of the "Tomorrow" series. For 12 years, Winter has been haunted by her past and the death of her parents. Now, at age 16, it is time for her to face up to her memories so she can get on with her future. ISBN: 0732910145. Our Book No: 11072. $10 AUD.

207. Marsden, John (2003). While I Live (1st ed) [The Ellie Chronicles]. Sydney: Macmillan. 300 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear cloth cover. The first edition of the first novel in "The Ellie Chronicles", a new series featuring the immensely popular Ellie Linton from "The Tomorrow" series. Wars never end. They go on loudly or they go on quietly. They grip you with bulldog teeth. The town of Wirrawee is emerging from war, slowly. School's back in, Juicy's is open for coffee, farmers are bidding at cattle sales, but it's not the same. A new nation is on the other side of a new border. Suddenly the war is about to explode into Ellie's life again. The effects are devastation. The consequences will change her forever. ISBN: 1405035544. Our Book No: 14500. $15 AUD.

208. Marsden, John (2005). Incurable (1st ed) [The Ellie Chronicles]. Sydney: Macmillan. 242 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly marked, few light scratches). The first edition of the second novel in "The Ellie Chronicles", a new series for young adults featuring the immensely popular Ellie Linton from "The Tomorrow" series. Wars Never End. The war may be over but battles rage in every direction. ISBN: 1405036990. Our Book No: 26870. $15 AUD.

209. Marsden, John (2008). While I Live (Reprint ed) [The Ellie Chronicles]. Sydney: Macmillan. 300 pp. Paperback, very good condition, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This is the first novel for young adults in "The Ellie Chronicles", a new series featuring the immensely popular Ellie Linton from "The Tomorrow" series. Wars never end. They go on loudly or they go on quietly. They grip you with bulldog teeth. The town of Wirrawee is emerging from war, slowly. School's back in, Juicy's is open for coffee, farmers are bidding at cattle sales, but it's not the same. A new nation is on the other side of a new border. Suddenly the war is about to explode into Ellie's life again. The effects are devastation. The consequences will change her forever. ISBN: 9780330364843. Our Book No: 28063. $10 AUD.

210. Marsden, John (2012). So Much to Tell You: The Play (Reprint ed). Sydney: Lothian / Hachette Australia. 72 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. His bestselling novel for young adults, is here rewritten as a short play (resulting from a commission from a school to write and direct a play based on the book). About a young girl, who because of emotional trauma, chooses not to speak. ISBN: 9780850919950. Our Book No: 16022. $10 AUD.

211. Marsden, Monica (1962). A Matter of Clues: A Light-Hearted Rhodesian Adventure for Girls (1st ed). London: Children's Press. 188 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), light foxing edges, pages toned as usual, small loss spine ends & corners jacket (small edge tears, faint foxing reverse side & flaps), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This novel for young adults is set in Rhodesia. The author is a native of Rhodesia, and she provides an authentic and unusual background to this lively adventure. The red-headed Kennedy twins, June and Julie, solve Mr X's riddle and soon find themselves involved in a series of odd and hilarious adventures and in a friendship with a detective and a reporter, both as gay and lively as the twins themselves. Our Book No: 26366. $10 AUD.

212. Mayne, William; Honey, Elizabeth (illustrator) (1982). Salt River Times. Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 178 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Impressive 21 interlocking short stories about the children and adults who live around the Salt River. This is the author's first collection of stories written in and about Australia. The stories capture both the idiom and the atmosphere of a small Australian community. ISBN: 0140314997. Our Book No: 22079. $10 AUD.

213. Mayne, William [et.al.]; Kennedy, Richard (illustrator) (1965). Over the Horizon: Round the World in Fifteen Stories (Special Australian ed). London / Sydney: Victor Gollancz / J. L. Wyatt. 192 pp. Paperback, very good condition, red illustrated flexible covers, cloth spine, black & white drawings, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, few tiny scuffs, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. A school reader that has a selection of stories from Australia, Canada, England, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Persia, Scotland, South Africa, United States, Wales. Our Book No: 29110. $20 AUD.

214. McCutchan, Robyn (1994). Drawn to Design: Graphics and Design Today (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda Press. 192 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour plates, black & white figures, cover corner tips little worn, tiny mark fore-edge title page, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book is a systematic and complete course outline for middle-school students of Graphic Communication. The book covers communication, equipment used, drawing, design, presentation, and analysis and evaluation. There are hands-on activities throughout the book, profiles of well known designers and illustrators including reproductions of their work. Reproductions of student work are also included. ISBN: 0701631872. Our Book No: 28024. $30 AUD.

215. McPherson, Sue (2012). Grace Beside Me (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 219 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. This very special book is full of wisdom, humour and down-to-earth advice, reminding us that despite the difficulties of growing up, we are never alone on this journey. This gently unfolding debut novel for young adults is the winner of the State Library of Queensland Indigenous Writing Fellowship 2011. ISBN: 9781921248498. Our Book No: 27411. $15 AUD.

216. Meddleton, Ivor G. (1969). Read and Think: Graded Projects in Reading for Understanding: Book 4 (Reprint ed). Sydney: School Projects. 88 pp. Paperback wide trade, card cover, good condition, small edge tears few pages, few pencil impressions front cover, minor edgewear. Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Our Book No: 20737. $10 AUD.

217. Mellor, Elizabeth (2005). Oscar's Way. Seymour, VIC: Biame Network. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bookplate (publishers details), autograph (author's written name). Children's novel about two animals, Oscar the lizard and Jambie the possum, who journey through the Australian bush to a place of mystery. They meet their animal and bird friends, face danger, excitement and magical moments, and they discover there is more to themselves than ever imagined. The two creatures charm everyone and their adventures entrance. ISBN: 1920892915. Our Book No: 22455. $10 AUD.

218. 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.

219. Mitchell, Elyne; Cole, Michael (illustrator) (1970). Jinki: Dingo of the Snows (1st ed). Melbourne: Hutchinson. 168 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, endpapers & edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). First edition. Story for young adults about an Aboriginal boy and a dingo pup. By the author of the popular Silver Brumby books. ISBN: 0090976606. Our Book No: 16121. $25 AUD.

220. Mitchell, Elyne; Ambrus, Victor (illustrator) (1973). Silver Brumby Whirlwind (1st ed). Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, jacket lightly marked & scratched (small scuff mark spine), minor edgewear. First edition. A novel for young adults about Australia's wild horses. This is the fifth book in the series. Thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, meets up with a filly, and must fight to make her his own. ISBN: 0091152704. Our Book No: 3703. $40 AUD.

221. Mitchell, Elyne (1995). A Brumby Story: Dancing Brumby. Sydney: Bluegum / Angus & Robertson. 157 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, corner creased front & rear covers, minor edgewear. A novel for young adults about Australia's wild horses. The story of a little blue roan foal with the strange misshapen legs, who dances like an angel. Dandaloo fears for her little foal's safety, and with others, leads him up into the highest mountains. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 020718917X. Our Book No: 10381A. $10 AUD.

222. Mitchell, Elyne (2005). A Brumby Story: Dancing Brumby (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bluegum / Angus & Robertson. 157 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, copy 1. A novel for young adults about Australia's wild horses. The story of a little blue roan foal with the strange misshapen legs, who dances like an angel. Dandaloo fears for her little foal's safety, and with others, leads him up into the highest mountains. ISBN: 020718917X. Our Book No: 10381. $12 AUD.

223. Mitchell, Elyne; Power, Margaret (illustrator) (2003). The Silver Brumby: Wild Echoes Ringing (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 259 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, sticker marks rear cover, minor edgewear. A novel for young adults about Australia's wild horses. This is the first book in the series, and includes the last story written by Elyne Mitchell, Wild Echoes Ringing. ISBN: 0207198634. Our Book No: 26949. $15 AUD.

224. Moloney, James (2006). Dougy (Reprint ed) [UQP Young Adult Fiction]. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 170 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned. This story is about a boy proving himself and saving his family. This is the first book in a trilogy which is completed by Gracey and Angela. ISBN: 0702224995. Our Book No: 26968. $10 AUD.

225. Montgomerie, Annette (2000). The Enviro Kids of Sandy Bay: A Dolphin's Cry [and] The Legend of Mangrove Jack [Enviro Kids of Sandy Bay series]. Copacabana, NSW: Lexington Avenue Press. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. Join Sam, Eddy, Susie, Kate, Tim, Squirt and Sniffer as they go on a series of adventures in these two great Australian nature and environment novels for young adults. ISBN: 0957739311. Our Book No: 20602. $10 AUD.

226. Montgomery, L. M. (1990). Chronicles of Avonlea. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 236 pp. Hardback small, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour cover illustration with green border, pages toned as usual (notably endpapers), minor edgewear. No 3 in a series by Angus & Robertson of Australian printings of these classic novels for young adults. ISBN: 0207123535. Our Book No: 2081A. $10 AUD.

227. Montgomery, L. M. (1994). Anne of Green Gables. London: Wordsworth. 280 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. A Wordsworth Classic Edition of this wonderful story. ISBN: 1853261394. Our Book No: 21620. $10 AUD.

228. Morgan, Sally (1992). The Flying Emu and Other Australian Stories (1st UK ed). London: Pavilion Books. 124 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), beautiful colour drawings (many full-page including frontispiece), minor edgewear. Heavy. An illustrated collection of Aboriginal stories (folklore) for children and young people by Aboriginal author Sally Morgan, who wrote her prize-winning autobiography "My Place". ISBN: 1851458387. Our Book No: 16181. $20 AUD.

229. Morpurgo, Michael (2004). Private Peaceful (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 185 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, remainder mark bottom edge. This novel for young adults is about a boy named Thomas Peaceful looking back at his childhood from the battlefields of the First World War. The title was inspired by a name on a gravestone in Ypres. ISBN: 9780007150076. Our Book No: 28526. $10 AUD.

230. Morpurgo, Michael (2007). Best Mate: The Many Lives of One Incredible Dog (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 239 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults about a boy named Patrick who rescues a puppy from drowning. The puppy is named Best Mate, and grows into a beautiful greyhound; he has many adventures along the way to finding a real home. ISBN: 9780007262434. Our Book No: 22769. $10 AUD.

231. Morpurgo, Michael (2007). War Horse. New York: Scholastic Press. 165 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear jacket (jacket little marked). Novel for young adults about a very special farm horse named Joey and his owner Albert. Joey went to WW1, and had many adventures before he and his owner, a young man by the name of Albert, found each other and returned to farm life in Britain. ISBN: 9780439796637. Our Book No: 28354. $14 AUD.

232. Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael (illustrator) (2010). Kaspar Prince of Cats (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 206 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. This novel for young adults is the story of Prince Kaspar Kandinsky, a very special cat who lived in the glamorous suites of the Savoy Hotel, then the servants' quarters in the attic, a crowded lifeboat, and survived the hustle and bustle of New York City. Kaspar is no ordinary cat - he is the only cat to survive the sinking of the Titanic. The authors postscript at the back of the book makes fascinating reading after the story is read. ISBN: 9780007267002. Our Book No: 28474. $12 AUD.

233. Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael (2005). The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, drawings, slight bump top spine, minor edgewear. The story for young adults of a deserted village in France during WW2, a lifelong friendship, and one very adventurous cat. ISBN: 9780007182466. Our Book No: 28417. $10 AUD.

234. Morris, Clarice; Peirce, Daphne (illustrator) (1952). Let's Find Out: Book 4: Natural Science for Primary Schools. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 207 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, spine creased (3cm piece missing base spine), front cover little scuffed (sticker removal), minor edgewear. This schoolbook is written for the NSW syllabus (it has a foreword by the director-general of education). Chapters on: soil, garden operations, insects, birds, plant studies, living and growing, field studies, conservation, the weather, etc. Our Book No: 14391. $25 AUD.

235. Morris, William; McGregor, H. E. (introduction & notes) (1930). Atalanta's Race (from "The Earthly Paradise"). Sydney: George B. Phillip & Son. 32 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples concealed), good condition, card cover, top corner tips worn covers, slight loss top of spine, bottom corners covers creased, few creases in covers, pages toned, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. (Estimated date, 1930, or perhaps earlier.) This little booklet consists of a number of separate stories, held together by a framework. The nature of this framework is told in the prologue. Retells the myth of the Greek princess, rejected by her father, raised by bears, won in marriage in a race by Melanion, and then changed into a lioness by an angry Aphrodite. Our Book No: 27659. $15 AUD.

236. Muir, Marcie (editor) (1972). Strike-a-Light the Bushranger and other Australian Tales. Melbourne: Thomas Nelson. 150 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (top jacket little worn & creased, reverse side lightly toned, flaps little foxed), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, top spine & cover little bumped,. The editor has compiled an anthology of stories and extracts which are vastly entertaining in themselves and which reflect changes in style and fashion of Australian writing for children. The selection of stories range from the humour of Norman Lindsay and the inimitable Ethel Turner, to the excitement of Olaf Ruhen, Henry Lamond, Ivan Southhall and Patricia Wrightson. ISBN: 024102241X. Our Book No: 27821. $10 AUD.

237. Mulligan, David; Jeffery, Major-Gen. Michael (foreword) (2006). Angels of Kokoda [YA Fiction]. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 208 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A riveting novel for young adults based on Australian - Japanese battles along the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea during World War 2. The story centres on the intertwined lives of Derek, the son of Australian missionaries at the Gona Mission, and his blood-brother Morso, a Papuan boy of the same age. ISBN: 0734408498. Our Book No: 21053. $10 AUD.

238. Mulligan, David (2008). Heroes of Tobruk (1st ed). Sydney, Lindfield: Scholastic. 205 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). This is an Australian novel for young adults. The book is true to the historical record. Peter and Tony enlist in the army in 1940. The book follows them from the outbreak of war, through military training and the siege of Tobruk. A moving story about the horror of war and the courage of ordinary soldiers. ISBN: 9781741690774. Our Book No: 23754. $10 AUD.

239. Murray, Sue (2001). Real Dramas: A Collection of 10 Plays. Melbourne: Macmillan Education. 166 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. A collection of completely new Australian plays. Written for junior secondary students, the plays are fun to perform and the characters are caught up in funny situations. The book is suitable for both English and Drama classes. Discussion and writing tasks accompany each play. A useful glossary explains key drama terms. ISBN: 0732967422. Our Book No: 28073. $15 AUD.

240. Mylrea, Norah; Moorsom, F. G. (illustrator) (1940). Lorrie's First Term (1st ed). London: Blackie & Son. 225 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), few black & white plates (including frontispiece), slight loss corners & bottom edge jacket (flap clipped, few edge tears, sticker mark front cover), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve, frontispiece. First edition: Estimated date, 1940. Classic novel for young adults. Follow Lorrie's adventures at Devenham, and later her visit to Basseton. Our Book No: 23599. $10 AUD.

241. Nicholas, Soraya (2016). Starlight Stables: Pony Detectives (1st ed) [Starlight Stables]. Melbourne: Penguin / Random House Australia. 180 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, small crease & tiny tear bottom edge single page. This is the first book in a new series for young adults about the friendship and adventures of three horse-loving girls. Some horses go missing and it is up to the girls to try and find who has stolen them. ISBN: 9780143308614. Our Book No: 29200. $10 AUD.

242. Nicholson, John (2007). Cedar, Seals and Whaling Ships (1st ed) [Transport, Trade and Travel in Australia 1788 - 1830s]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY, very good condition, colour drawings, bookplate front flyleaf. In this second book in this series, the award-winning author describes the early days of white settlement, and the first attempts to make Australia a trading nation. Merchants did a roaring trade in sealskins, whale oil and timber, until there were almost no seals, whales or cedar trees left. What could they sell to the world that would not be used up so quickly? This book is suitable for school history projects. (Bookplate of Kerry White, children's bibliographer.). ISBN: 9781741750034. Our Book No: 27449. $15 AUD.

243. 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, minor edgewear, corner tips little creased on covers, reader crease next to spine. 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. $15 AUD.

244. Norling, Robin (editor); Roach, Peter; Towle, Alexandra; Blackall, Simon; Zak, Drahos (illustrator) (1986). A Young Person's Guide to Art in Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. 48 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white illustrations, minimal edgewear jacket (tiny closed tear bottom corner, few tiny dents covers. This book for young adults covers the main aspects of Australian art. The changes that came about in the style, and how - in some cases - political and economic events determined the final pictures on canvas, are explained. The aim is to stimulate young readers to view paintings with an inquiring mind, with confidence and to know that the galleries and their contents belong to them. ISBN: 0333415426. Our Book No: 22193. $15 AUD.

245. North, K. R. (Karen) (1993). The Young Flute Player: Volume 2 (Revised ed). Sydney, Milsons Point: Allegro Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, card cover, stapled, owner's written name. A tutorial book for school children about learning the flute. Mostly sheet music, but includes exercises, studies, pieces, scales, arpeggios, music theory, Christmas carols, fingering charts, spare manuscript paper (for writing sheet music) and practice charts. ISBN: 1875516034. Our Book No: 16455. $25 AUD.

246. O'Reilly, Bernard; Cameron-Smith, Barbara (illustrator) (1996). Folly. Sydney: Envirobook. 47 pp. Paperback trade, laminated card covers, as new condition, black & white drawings (many full-page), copy 1. A delightful and humorous story for young adults about a young foal's introduction to its world on a farm in the Australian bush. Not previously published, the story was originally written by Bernard O'Reilly from the battlefields of North Africa during WW2, in episodes to his young daughter Rhelma at home in Australia. Barbara Cameron-Smith's wonderful illustrations capture Folly's personality and reactions to the creatures she meets. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0858811464. Our Book No: 20889. $10 AUD.

247. O'Reilly, Bernard; Cameron-Smith, Barbara (illustrator) (1996). Folly. Sydney: Envirobook. 47 pp. Paperback trade, laminated card covers, as new condition, black & white drawings (many full-page), copy 2. A delightful and humorous story for young adults about a young foal's introduction to its world on a farm in the Australian bush. Not previously published, the story was originally written by Bernard O'Reilly from the battlefields of North Africa during WW2, in episodes to his young daughter Rhelma at home in Australia. Barbara Cameron-Smith's wonderful illustrations capture Folly's personality and reactions to the creatures she meets. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0858811464. Our Book No: 20889A. $10 AUD.

248. 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.

249. 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.

250. 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.

251. Office of Schools Administration, Ministry of Education (1989). The Victorian Readers: Fifth Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Ministry of Education. 216 pp. Paperback small, flexible card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor foxing edges, small mark bottom edge, fore-edge lightly marked, bottom corner creased rear cover, edges little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is a facsimile of the reader first published in 1930 and contains short stories and poems. ISBN: 0730608670. Our Book No: 27178. $15 AUD.

252. Office of Schools Administration, Ministry of Education (1989). The Victorian Readers: Fourth Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Ministry of Education. 183 pp. Paperback small, flexible card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor foxing edges, small mark top edge, top corners pages & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. This book is a facsimile of the reader first published in 1930 and contains short stories and poems. ISBN: 0730608662. Our Book No: 27177. $20 AUD.

253. Office of Schools Administration, Ministry of Education (1989). The Victorian Readers: Third Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Ministry of Education. 152 pp. Paperback small, flexible card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor foxing edges, spine little faded, minor edgewear, copy 1. This book is a facsimile of the reader first published in 1930 and contains short stories and poems. ISBN: 0730608654. Our Book No: 27176. $20 AUD.

254. Office of Schools Administration, Ministry of Education (1989). First Book of The Victorian Readers (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Ministry of Education. 96 pp. Paperback small, flexible card covers, very good condition, colour drawings, faint foxing inside covers & last page, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book is a facsimile of the reader first published in 1928. ISBN: 0730608603. Our Book No: 27175. $15 AUD.

255. Office of Schools Administration, Ministry of Education (1989). The Victorian Readers: Third Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Ministry of Education. 152 pp. Paperback small, flexible card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, contact plastic cover, minor edgewear, copy 2. This book is a facsimile of the reader first published in 1930 and contains short stories and poems. ISBN: 0730608654. Our Book No: 27176A. $15 AUD.

256. Oldfield, Jenny (2008). Wild Horses (Reprint ed) [The Horses of Half Moon Ranch]. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. 153 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. This is a story for young adults about a girl named Kirstie who lives for horses. While leading a horse trek through Miner's Ridge there is a sudden storm which causes a landslide, trapping her alone in Dead Man's Canyon with a herd of wild horses. Can she save the injured stallion and find a way out of the canyon? A great story for horse lovers. ISBN: 9781402213274. Our Book No: 28068. $10 AUD.

257. Owen, Wilfred; Hibberd, Dominic; Hovey, William (2007). Wilfred Owen: War Poems and Others (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 178 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor creases covers, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. This edition contains all Wilfred Owen's war poetry, the most famous English poet of WW1. Has an introduction and notes by Dominic Hibberd. Also includes an Historical Introduction & Study Guide written for Australian students by William Tovey. The Study Guide has a full list of books and other resources relevant to the study of the Australian experience of the First World War (WW1), and a selection of assignments and activities for student use. ISBN: 0900882468. Our Book No: 28679. $10 AUD.

258. Paice, Margaret (1974). Dolan's Roost (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins. 159 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, few black & white drawings, front flap creased jacket, cover corners little bumped, minor edgewear, minimal annotation front flyleaf. This novel for young adults is about an English boy who came to Australia with his mother when his parents divorced. He felt alone and unwanted and the butt of the local kids' jokes, until one day he came upon an old ruined mansion they called Dolan's Roost, where he found a mildewed airways bag which he thought would solve all his problems. But could it? ISBN: 0001850075. Our Book No: 27460. $10 AUD.

259. Palmer, Helen; Walters, Evelyn (illustrator) (1954). Beneath the Southern Cross (1st ed). Melbourne: F. W. Cheshire / Specialty Press (Printers). 104 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, black & white drawings, spine ends worn & chipped, cover corners little bumped, edges little foxed, pages faintly toned, bottom edge covers little rubbed, tiny scuff first few pages, owner's written name & details flyleaf, autograph (author's written name title page). An Australian story for older children and young adults about a boy on the Ballarat goldfields during 1854. Twelve-year-old David lives the rough and tumble life of the diggings. He wins gold, bushrangers hold up the escort, he takes part in digger hunts, and helps to build and defend the Eureka Stockade. Our Book No: 28067. $10 AUD.

260. 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.

261. 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.

262. 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.

263. Patchett, Mary Elwyn; Payne, Roger (illustrator) (1975). Summer on Boomerang Beach (Reprint ed). Leicester / London: Hodder & Stoughton Children's Books. 120 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor yellow spotting flyleaves, faint foxing & toning reverse side jacket (rear cover lightly rubbed, few yellow spots flaps, flap clipped, spine lightly faded), edges lightly toned, corners lightly bumped. Australian novel for young adults about Dave and his sister Danny when they return to their holiday island on the Great Barrier Reef. ISBN: 0340040912. Our Book No: 26243. $10 AUD.

264. 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.

265. 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.

266. Peake, Cathy; Crooks, Deborah (illustrator) (1984). The Vietnamese (1st ed) [Hodder Australia series: Peoples of Australia]. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 33 pp. Paperback square trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, minor edgewear, cover corners lightly creased, spine lightly worn. A Vietnamese family have left their war-torn country to escape hardship and persecution. This is the story of how that family is reunited in a new land, Australia. ISBN: 0340361131. Our Book No: 24169. $12 AUD.

267. Pendlebury, Charles; Beard, W. S. (1927). A Shilling Arithmetic (Reprint ed). London: G. Bell & Sons. 196 + 43 pp. Hardback small, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover, adverts at rear, pages lightly toned as common, minimal foxing endpapers, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details. A very popular English textbook on arithmetic for school children, including extensive exam questions with answers. Originally published in 1899, it has been reprinted numerous times. Our Book No: 16358. $15 AUD.

268. Pflaum, Rosalynd (1993). Marie Curie and Her Daughter Irene. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications. 144 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white photos text-photos. The life stories of Marie Curie, discoverer of radium, polonium, and natural radiation, and her daughter Irene Joliot-Curie, discoverer of artificial radiation. In this inspiring biography the author shows us Marie Curie and her daughter Irene, their relationship, and the personal traits of each that led to their brilliant scientific achievements. This has been written for young adults, however it would be suitable for anyone interested in learning about this fascinating family. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0822549158. Our Book No: 22053. $10 AUD.

269. Phelan, R. S. (1936). Intermediate Chemistry (A Note Book) (1st ed). Sydney: Shakespeare Head. 87 pp. Paperback, flexible covers, good condition, figures, pages & edges lightly toned, cover edges lightly frayed, light foxing edges & few pages, covers & spine lightly faded, covers lightly marked, minor annotation. A collectible Australian school chemistry textbook. The book which is complete with drawings has been found to meet the requirements of Second and Third year students for the Intermediate examination. A great book to take you back to the 30s and revisit or learn how the education system worked then in comparison to now. Our Book No: 27655. $14 AUD.

270. Phelan, R. S. (1947). Intermediate Chemistry (A Note Book). Sydney: Shakespeare Head. 87 pp. Paperback, flexible covers, good condition, figures, pages & edges lightly toned, cover edges lightly frayed, light foxing edges & few pages, covers & spine lightly faded, covers lightly marked. A collectible Australian school chemistry textbook. The book which is complete with drawings has been found to meet the requirements of Second and Third year students for the Intermediate examination. A great book to take you back to the 30s and revisit or learn how the Education system worked then in comparison to now, the computer age. Our Book No: 27656. $14 AUD.

271. Printing, Offset (1944). The Giant Book of Speed [OPC Series A88]. Sydney, Waterloo: Offset Printing Coy. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback folio (very large format), card cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, edgewear, written & dated dedication to owner, owner's written name. (Estimated date: 1944, Trove catalogue, or 1946, date of written dedication). Colourful large-format children's picture book about speed, Artwork signed T.H.R. at end. Our Book No: 12227. $15 AUD.

272. Printing, Offset (1944). The Giant Book of Ships [OPC series A89]. Sydney, Waterloo: Offset Printing Coy. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback folio (very large format), card cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, edgewear, written & dated dedication to owner, owner's written name. (Estimated date, 1944, Trove catalogue, or 1946, date of written dedication.) Colorful large-format children's picture book about the history of ships. Our Book No: 12228. $15 AUD.

273. Proudfoot, A. G. S. (1965). A Practical Calculus (Revised ed). Melbourne: Macmillan & Co. 325 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, pictorial cover, good condition, figures, top spine little rubbed, base spine lightly bumped, endpapers & edges & pages lightly toned, faint pencil marks front free flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is the first course in calculus for students who have done algebra and trigonometry to a stage equivalent to Leaving Certificate in Australian schools. This is a great addition to any early education collection. Our Book No: 27722. $18 AUD.

274. Publishing, Thames (1960). Pathfinder Annual for All Scouts (1st ed). London: Thames Publishing. 125 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover (green cloth spine), good condition, black & white drawings (including endpapers), few black & white photos, page edges slightly toned, owner's written name & year, small scuff mark top corner first page, spine ends lightly rubbed, corners worn, minor edgewear, faint pencil annotation. Fascinating annual covering all aspects of scouting. Sample contents: scout adventure stories, out of doors, scouting through the years, rummy rhymes, fun and games, strange but true stories, raising funds, handy hints, quizzes and puzzles, and craft projects. This annual is designed and printed in England, but would be of interest to any scouting group or annual collectors. Our Book No: 23171. $15 AUD.

275. Pullein-Thompson, Christine; Rowe, Eric (drawings) (1997). Phantom Horse Goes to Scotland (Reprint ed) [Phantom Horse Series, no 5]. London: Award Publications. 162 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings. Young adults fiction. An air of mystery hangs over the idyllic Scottish island where Jean takes Phantom with her on holiday. Why have most of the inhabitants left, and the horses secretly flown to the tiny landing strip? Jean and Phantom discover the answer and once again find themselves plunged into a difficult and dangerous adventure. ISBN: 0861638484. Our Book No: 25073. $10 AUD.

276. Pullein-Thompson, Christine; Rowe, Eric (drawings) (1997). Phantom Horse Comes Home (Reprint ed) [Phantom Horse Series, no 2]. London: Award Publications. 164 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings. Young adults fiction. Jean learns that her family is returning to England from America, What will become of Phantom the wild palomino horse she has captured and tamed? How will he settle into a new country? ISBN: 0861638441. Our Book No: 25211. $10 AUD.

277. Rentoul, Annie; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul (illustrator) (1984). The Lady of the Blue Beads. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 90 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), full-page colour drawings, pale pink cover design jacket (spine faintly faded, top edge little creased), few faint marks board cover, minor edgewear. Classic story for young adults about adventures on Coconut-Ice Island, originally published in 1908. Contains revised illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite not previously published. ISBN: 0207149453. Our Book No: 3629. $25 AUD.

278. Rentoul, Annie; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul (illustrator) (1987). The Lady of the Blue Beads (Reissue, reprint ed). Sydney: Cornstalk / Angus & Robertson. 90 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), full-page colour drawings, pale blue jacket design (sticker mark reverse side), minimal edgewear. Classic story for young adults about adventures on Coconut-Ice Island, originally published in 1908. Contains revised illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite not previously published. ISBN: 0207149453. Our Book No: 3832. $30 AUD.

279. Robertson, Angus and (1912). Angus and Robertson's History of Australia and New Zealand: Being a Short Account of the Early Discoveries and Settlement: For the Use of Junior Pupils (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 80 pp. paperback small, good plus condition, card cover (concealed staples), drawings, pages little creased (during manufacture), covers & pages lightly toned, edgewear, spine repaired (archival tape), owner's written name front cover, bookplate. A scarce early issue of this popular history of Australasia for Australian school children. This revised edition was originally published in 1910. (Bookplate of Brian W. McDonald, Australian History Promotions. Written name of Annie Donnison, dated 28.10.12.). Our Book No: 17269. $80 AUD.

280. Robertson, Wilfrid; Nicolle, Jack (illustrator) (1940). Gold Over the Border [Books for Boys]. London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 224 pp. Paperback dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), colour drawing frontispiece, black & white drawings, small losses edge jacket (design offset), edges lightly foxed, written & dated dedication, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An East African mystery novel for young adults, set in Rhodesia and Zanzibar. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13118. $10 AUD.

281. Robertson, Wilfrid; Matthew, Jack (illustrator) (1945). The Affair of A.20: A Story of the Campaign in Madagascar (1st ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 184 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, green fabric cover (corners little rubbed), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, spine ends & bottom edges little rubbed, jacket chipped (piece missing base spine, slight loss corners, faint foxing & toning reverse side, few tiny holes along rear fore-edge), front fore-edge lightly rubbed, bookshop label front pastedown, owner's written & dated dedication front flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This is an exciting young adult adventure novel based around the events of the British occupation of Madagascar during WW2. Our Book No: 27577. $28 AUD.

282. 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.

283. 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.

284. Rowley, Alec (1944). Twelve Little Fantasy Studies for the First Year: Op. 13 (Modern reprint ed) [For the Pianoforte: PAB-353: Plate S.2750]. New York: Boosey & Hawkes. 20 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, stapled card cover, minor edgewear corners. Twelve sheet music pieces for juveniles: A scamper over the hills - Up hill, down dale - Study in C - The little stream - Song without words - Impatience - A little duet - Confidence - Pleading - Morning canter - Contemplation - March. Our Book No: 17134. $15 AUD.

285. Rowling, J. K. (2001). Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Reprint ed). London: Bloomsbury. 223 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The beginning of the Harry Potter books for young adults. Learn how Harry Potter started out on his great adventures. ISBN: 0747558191. Our Book No: 11849. $10 AUD.

286. Roy, Thomas (1994). The Man from the Dreamtime [Onaderra Trilogy]. Montville, QLD: Walter McVitty Books. 170 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. This book is the final part of the author's Oonaderra trilogy, which started with "The Curse of the Turtle" and "The Vengeance of the Dolphin". The story is complete in itself and can be read and enjoyed without knowledge of the earlier books. This story is set amongst the Aborigines of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. ISBN: 0949183377. Our Book No: 22317. $10 AUD.

287. Rubinstein, Gillian (1991). At Ardilla (1st ed). Adelaide, Norwood: Omnibus. 131 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket) top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side), rubber stamps. This Australian novel for young adults is a complex, disturbing, fascinating story of childhood and adolescence, acceptance and betrayal. ISBN: 1862910626. Our Book No: 28275. $12 AUD.

288. 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.

289. Scott, Roy (1966). Horse of Course: A Book for the True Horse Lover. Melbourne, Dandenong: Roy Scott / Pax Printers & Publishers. 160 pp. Paperback, thin card covers, red cloth spine, good condition, black & white text-photos, stain top edge, minor annotation cover & single page, covers lightly marked, front cover corners creased (scuff mark), tiny tear fore-edge few pages, corner tips little worn few pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) This book for young adults is a short commentary of the first 60 years of this horseman's life. The author aims to inspire in young people of pony clubs a true love for this wonderful animal. Our Book No: 25429. $18 AUD.

290. Scott-Child, Richard; Reid, Vivien E. (illustrator) & Clyne, Densey (foreword) (1992). Pirates Don't Pick Flowers (1st ed). Kalamunda, WA: Literary Mouse Press. 97 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, maps, minor edgewear, light foxing edges, autograph (author's written dedication flyleaf). A true tale of adventure for young people. This is the story of William Dampier, Esq., seafarer, explorer and keen observer of things strange and wonderful. ISBN: 0947295569. Our Book No: 25693. $15 AUD.

291. Sewell, Anna (2001). Black Beauty [Scholastic Classics]. New York: Scholastic Inc. 245 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, top edge slightly toned. As a young horse, Black beauty is well-loved and happy, but when his owner is forced to sell him, his life changes drastically. He has many owners - some cruel and some kind. He really wants someone to love him again. This is a classic tale for children and young adults, originally published in 1877. ISBN: 0439228905. Our Book No: 22961. $10 AUD.

292. Sharratt, Emily (2014). Ellie's War: Come Home Soon (1st ed) [Ellie's War Series]. London: Scholastic Ltd. 175 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. Historical novel for young adults, England, 1914. Life is dull in Endstone and Ellie dreams of change. The war breaks out in Europe and everyone in her village is excited. Her best friend Jack is desperate to join the ranks, and suddenly things change for Ellie. The moving first book in the "Ellie's War" series. ISBN: 9781407144948. Our Book No: 29578. $15 AUD.

293. Short, Wilsie N. (1950). A Book of Story Poems: Notes, Appreciation and Exercises. Sydney: College Press. 32 pp. Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, minor edgewear, front cover & page corners creased, pages lightly toned, slight loss spine ends, base of spine on covers & pages creased, rubber stamp. (Estimated date, not in Trove catalogue.) A little booklet published to aid the teaching of classic literature. These notes aim at supplying a background for understanding the stories, but they also aim at awakening interest in the way they are told. Rubber stamp of Dymock's Bookshop. Our Book No: 27493. $10 AUD.

294. Simpkins, H. B.; Choate, J. H. (illustrator) (1947). Geography with Rhyme and Reason. Adelaide: Department of Education, South Australia. 85 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover (black-coloured spine), fair condition, black & white drawings, rear cover corner tip removed, page corner tips creased, edge tears covers, faint tide marks edges rear cover (previous water contact now dry), notable edgewear (mostly spine), spine ends chipped, owner's written name. Geography reader for students in South Australian schools. The text is presented as poems to entertain readers. Our Book No: 12275. $10 AUD.

295. Skehan, Patricia; Hodder, Jill (2006). Where the Blue Wattle Grows: Spooky Stories from Yaralla (1st ed). Sydney, Concord: P. Skehan Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, autograph (author's written name on title page). These ghostly short stories are based on the historic house Yaralla, at Concord, Sydney, New South Wales. They are suitable for primary school students. The photos and epilogue state the history of this very important building for the Concord community. Strange and unusual events told by those who have lived and died on Yaralla are recorded. ISBN: 0975045415. Our Book No: 24087. $25 AUD.

296. Smith, G. Barnett (1902). The Romance of the South Pole: Antarctic Voyages and Explorations (1st ed). London: Thomas Nelson. 235 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, pictorial blue cloth cover, decorative spine, black & white plates including frontispiece, moderate foxing prelim pages (light on edges), light toning endpapers, corners lightly bumped, spine ends & cover corners little worn, minor edgewear, prize book plate front pastedown. A detailed and entertaining report for young adults on Antarctic navigation. Includes Captain Cook's first voyage, and later voyages leading to his death. The book is described as a young adults adventure, however it would be of interest for anyone who wants to learn about Antarctic life. Our Book No: 28470. $30 AUD.

297. Smythe, P. E. (1935). The Wind in the Willows: Notes, Appreciation and Exercises. Sydney: The College Press. 61 pp. Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet (staples concealed), good condition, minor edgewear, front cover & title page corner creased, bottom corner front cover & pages creased, pages lightly toned, minor foxing few pages, tiny tear top spine, slight loss base spine, small tear on spine. Estimated date: 1930s (Trove catalogue). A little booklet published to aid the teaching of classic literature. Chapter 1 serves as an introduction to the chief characters in the book, and it also sets the general background. Our Book No: 27490. $10 AUD.

298. Smythe, P. E. (1950). Youth and Gaspar Ruiz: Critical Notes, Appreciation and Exercises. Sydney: The College Press. 24 pp. Paperback small, thin card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, covers & corners little creased, pages lightly toned, slight loss base of spine, tiny tear rear cover, light foxing covers, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. Estimated date, about 1950 (stated as 19--, Trove catalogue). A little booklet published to aid the teaching of two novels by Joseph Conrad: "Youth" and "Gaspar Ruiz". Rubber stamp of Dymock's Bookshop. Our Book No: 27492. $10 AUD.

299. Smythe, P. E. (1956). Twelfth Night: Critical Notes, Appreciation and Exercises. Sydney: The College Press. 27 pp. Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, front & rear cover & page corners creased, pages lightly toned, slight loss base spine, crease in front cover & title page, tiny tear fore-edge front cover & few pages, bottom corner rear cover removed, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. Estimated date: 1956, Trove catalogue. A little booklet published to aid the teaching of classic literature. A paraphrase of Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. Rubber stamp, Dymock's Bookshop. Our Book No: 27491. $10 AUD.

300. Smythe, P. E. (1960). The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Notes, Appreciation and Exercises. Sydney: The College Press. 13 pp. Paperback small, card cover, stapled pamphlet (staples concealed), good condition, rear cover corner tip creased, tiny edge tear rear cover, top corners creased some pages, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp inside front cover, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1960, Trove catalogue. A little booklet published to aid the teaching of this poem. Our Book No: 27489. $10 AUD.

301. Social Justice Council, Australian Catholic (ACSJC); Education Commission, National Catholic (NCEC) (1995). Look Beyond the Cover: Young Poets Write on Tolerance (1st ed). Melbourne, North Blackburn: Dove. 200 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is a collection of original poetry by young Australians. In a nationwide competition conducted in senior primary and secondary Catholic schools, students were invited to reflect on the theme of tolerance and to express their thoughts and feelings in poetry. The competition inspired some 3000 of our young poets, many of whom wrote challenging and insightful pieces on a range of issues, including multiculturalism, religion and family life. This collection presents the best of the works submitted. ISBN: 1863716106. Our Book No: 26991. $30 AUD.

302. 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.

303. 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.

304. Steele, Mary (1993). Featherbys (1st ed). Melbourne: Hyland House. 178 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, inside covers & few pages lightly toned, few page corner tips creased, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. A novel for young adults about a girl named Jess who finds an old house named Featherbys. Children's Book Council of Australia Short-Listed Book. ISBN: 1875657053. Our Book No: 28614. $10 AUD.

305. Stivens, Dal; Treloar, Bruce (illustrator) (1978). The Bushranger (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins. 72 pp. Paperback large octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear), top spine little bumped, edges lightly rubbed, owner's name written in biro & white ink residue front free flyleaf. This historical novel for young adults about bushrangers relates the exploits of the carefree and close-knit band named the Daly gang who freely rob and plunder - and who threaten but do not kill. Told against a backdrop of true bushranging country, a sympathetic account of men on the run. The illustrations capture the story's excitement and adventure. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0001843788. Our Book No: 27825. $10 AUD.

306. Stockley, Michele (1991). Art Detective (1st ed). Melbourne: Rigby Heinemann. 136 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This full-colour book provides a carefully structured but flexible approach, introducing junior secondary students to the world of art, Australian and worldwide. The book includes a variety of artworks and artists, from Renaissance to urban Aboriginal art, and from etching to sculpture. ISBN: 0858595788. Our Book No: 25481. $20 AUD.

307. Stone, Elaine Murray (2004). Dorothy Day: Champion of the Poor. New York: Paulist Press. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Biography for young adult of Dorothy Day, the controversial and celebrated American Catholic activist, who has been proposed for canonization. ISBN: 0809167190. Our Book No: 13193. $10 AUD.

308. Strang, Herbert (1946). In Trafalgar's Bay (1st pb ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 85 pp. Paperback, red flexible cloth covers, good condition, black & white drawings, cover edges little frayed, spine creased (binding), slight loss top spine, pages lightly toned, inner hinge split (pages firm), few page corner creased, rubber stamps. A children's story about the adventures of a girl named Agnus or Aggie, whose father and brother went to the Great War a century ago. The battle of Trafalgar is described (a long description that perhaps would not suit younger readers). One of the main characters is a dog named Bobbin who greeted his mistress at the end of her school day, and her father when he returned from war. Our Book No: 29194. $15 AUD.

309. Sussams, T. W. (editor); Jarrett, W. E. (editor) (1950). Modern Verse for Town Boys and Girls (Reprint ed). Oxford / London: Oxford University Press / Geoffrey Cumberlege. 127 pp. Hardback small, decorative cover, very good condition, spine lightly toned, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, old price marks. Originally published, 1934 (this is 7th reprint in 1950). An anthology of poetry for British secondary schools. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 16360. $10 AUD.

310. Tennant, Kylie; Beck, Frank (illustrator) (1983). All the Proud Tribesmen. Melbourne: Macmillan Australia. 159 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (including frontispiece), pages lightly toned as usual, top edge & top reverse side jacket little foxed (minor edgewear). The Australian writer's first novel for young adults. The volcanic island of Firecrest off the Australian coast is the scene of the beginning of this story. The islanders, mostly pearl-divers and fishermen are watched over by an indomitable schoolteacher, Miss Buchanan. A 12-year old boy, Kerri, is being coached by Miss Buchanan. Bud sudden and terrifying events overtake the islanders, requiring evacuation to the "ghostly" island of Malu. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0333356349. Our Book No: 11686. $10 AUD.

311. Teske, Travis (editor); Thaiday, Selly;Thaiday, Jimmy;Mai, Kapua;Sailor, Nanai;Idagi, Freddie, & Cook, Robert (1987). Darnley: Island of Torres Strait. Thursday Island, QLD: Far Northern Schools Development Unit. 67 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, card covers, maps, black & white photos (mostly full-page), staples little rusted, covers little creased, minor edgewear corners. (Estimated date, 1987, Trove catalogue.) This is a picture/information book which is part of a series of books about the inhabited islands in the Torres Strait. This book shows the photos and tells the stories about the island homes. Suggested for primary and secondary schools. ISBN: 072422565X. Our Book No: 29246. $30 AUD.

312. Tessa, Duder (2007). Night Race to Kawau (Reissue, reprint ed). New Zealand: Puffin Books / Penguin Group (NZ). 206 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned, faint foxing edges, top corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This novel for young adults is about a 12-year-old girl named Sam who is excited to learn that her Dad has decided that their family will take part in the night race to Kawau Island in their boat Aratika. When a gale blows up, her father is knocked unconscious while trying to take the spinnaker down. Can Sam and her mother sail the Aratika through the gale and get the family to safe harbour? Winner of the Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book. ISBN: 9780143303459. Our Book No: 29626. $15 AUD.

313. Thiele, Colin; Ingpen, Robert (illustrator) (1980). River Murray Mary (Reprint ed) [Rigby Opal books]. Adelaide: Rigby Publishers. 72 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story, about soldier settlers living on the Murray River in the 1920s. Commended for Children's Book of the Year award. ISBN: 0727009869. Our Book No: 11752. $10 AUD.

314. Thiele, Colin; Kynoch, David (photographer) (1978). Blue Fin (1st film ed). Adelaide: Rigby Opal. 128 pp. Paperback trade, glossy card covers, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, tiny mark fore-edge. Film-tie-in edition. Novel for young adults about life aboard a tuna-fishing boat off the South Australian coast. ISBN: 0727009958. Our Book No: 1151. $10 AUD.

315. Thompson, Liz (text, photos); Proctor, Gary (photos) (1998). The Ngaanyatjarra of the Gibson Desert [Fighting for Survival]. Melbourne, Port Melbourne: Heinemann Library. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour text-photos, map, spine little faded, bottom corners little bumped, minimal foxing front endpapers & title page. This book examines the Ngaanyatjarra people of Western Australia. The Ngaanyatjarra people have lived in the Warburton region for many thousands of years, maintaining a strong connection, both spiritual and physical, to the land and to each other. Written as juvenile non-fiction literature, it is also suitable for anyone interested in Australian history. ISBN: 1863915788. Our Book No: 29589. $20 AUD.

316. Thompson, Valerie (1981). The Mountain Between. Sydney: Collins. 120 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. First edition. The final volume in the author's Australian historical trilogy, that started with "Rough Road South" and continued with "Gold on the Wind". Rob is having problems with living with his family in Sydney during the gold fever of the 1850s. ISBN: 000184346X. Our Book No: 22520. $10 AUD.

317. Tranter, Nigel (1967). Tinker Tess (1st ed). London: Dennis Dobson. 121 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (minimal insect damage, flap clipped), edges & pages lightly toned. A charming story for young adults set among the sand dunes and the saltings near the village of Aberlady on the Firth of Forth. Tinker Tess is a friendly brown dog who adopts two children, and the adventures they have together. The author is well known for his books for older children; here he brings his talents to writing for a younger age group. Our Book No: 26422. $20 AUD.

318. Trist, Margaret (1970). Morning in Queensland (New ed) [Australian Library]. Sydney: Horwitz Publications. 253 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Tansy is a delicious product of a colourful environment (Queensland), but she is also a little girl, and her growing up is as universal as it is individual and hilarious. This is an exceptional and delicately drawn novel for young adults - the author has captured the feeling of adolescence. ISBN: 0725500395. Our Book No: 20410. $12 AUD.

319. Tucker, Alan (2006). Cyclone Tracy: The Diary of Ryan Turner, Darwin, 1974 (1st ed) [My Australian Story Series]. Sydney: Scholastic. 142 pp. Hardback trade, blue very good condition, pictorial cover, edges little foxed. The adventures of a boy named Ryan and his family & friends leading up to Cyclone Tracy (Darwin, Australia) in 1974. This book is suitable for children aged 9 - 12, and is in diary format. ISBN: 1865049166. Our Book No: 26979. $15 AUD.

320. Turner, Ethel (1954). King Anne. London: Ward, Lock & Co. 250 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), frontispiece plate, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (star), flap clipped jacket, internal library markings (pocket, rubber stamps, barcode, plastic jacket), rear endpaper toned, otherwise internally excellent. (Estimated date, 1954, Burnet 36.3.) Novel for young adults by the author of Seven Little Australians. Our Book No: 24966. $15 AUD.

321. Turner, Ethel (1992). Seven Little Australians (Reprint ed) [Bluegum: Australian Children's Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint remainder mark, minimal edgewear. This classic tale for young adults about life in early Sydney was originally written in 1894. Life is never dull in the rambling riverside house with its wilderness garden. Their seven childen - from grubby baby General, to eldest daughter romantic dreaming Meg - fill the house with laughter and mischief. (This Bluegum edition is scarce in such excellent condition.). ISBN: 0207173370. Our Book No: 20234. $10 AUD.

322. Turnley, Cole; Cullum, Merron (1991). Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 4: New and Nutty Victoriana. Melbourne: Cole Publications. 192 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover rainbow pattern, many black & white drawings & cartoons, edges faintly foxed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This latest in the series of eccentric comic, poetry and puzzle books for young adults. This 4th volume is collected by Turnley and Cullen, with introduction by Turnley. (The original No 1 was published in 1879 and has sold over 1,000,000 copies.). ISBN: 0909900191. Our Book No: 3008. $45 AUD.

323. Turnley, Cole (compiler); Ebes, Hank (with) & Cole, E. W. (based on) (1984). Cole's Funny Puzzle Book. Melbourne: Cole Publications. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, good plus condition, black & white & single-colour drawings & cartoons, few pages lightly foxed, small piece removed base spine, covers little creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners, small sticker mark inside front cover, copy 1. Includes puzzles and games for children, inspired by two original picture books by E. W. Cole (this one compiled & edited by his grandson). Pictorial cover has a rainbow pattern. ISBN: 0909900132. Our Book No: 3007. $10 AUD.

324. Turnley, Cole (compiler); Ebes, Hank (with) & Cole, E. W. (based on) (1984). Cole's Funny Puzzle Book. Melbourne: Cole Publications. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & single-colour drawings & cartoons, corner tip creased title page, rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear corners, remainder stripe, copy 2. Includes puzzles and games for children, inspired by two original picture books by E. W. Cole (this one compiled & edited by his grandson). Pictorial cover has a rainbow pattern. ISBN: 0909900132. Our Book No: 3007A. $15 AUD.

325. Turnley, Cole (editor); Cole, E. W. (based on) (1986). Cole's Funny Picture Book, No. 3 (3rd, A&R ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson / Cole Publications. 193 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & cartoons & text-photos, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia, copy 1. A book of humour, cartoons, puzzles and wisdom for young adults. Inspired by two original picture books by E. W. Cole. This one (No. 3) is edited by his grandson, Cole Turnley. The pictorial cover contains a rainbow pattern. Cover text includes: "Family amuser and instructor, to delight the children and make home happier. The best child's picture book in the world." ISBN: 0909900043. Our Book No: 13701. $40 AUD.

326. Turnley, Cole (editor); Cole, E. W. (based on) (1992). Cole's Funny Picture Book, No. 3 (4th, New Century ed). Melbourne: Cole Publications. 192 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings & cartoons & text-photos, top spine repaired but otherwise excellent, copy 2. A book of humour, cartoons, puzzles and wisdom for young adults. Inspired by two original picture books by E. W. Cole. This one (No. 3) is edited by his grandson. The pictorial cover contains a rainbow pattern. Cover text includes: "Family amuser and instructor, to delight the children and make home happier. The best child's picture book in the world." ISBN: 0909900213. Our Book No: 14158. $35 AUD.

327. Van Os, Joanne (2007). Castaway: A Brumby Plains Adventure: Book 2 (1st ed) [Brumby Plains Series]. Sydney: Random House. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Novel for young adults. Brumby Plains is an isolated place, and the outside world doesn't intrude much there. But when brothers Sam and George McAllister discover a refugee (asylum seeker) child washed up on the shores of their buffalo station, the rest of the world is brought closer. Sam discovers that it's a lot harder to stand up for what you believe in than to follow the crowd. ISBN: 9781741662467. Our Book No: 22474. $10 AUD.

328. Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller (Anon) (1895). The Blunders of a Bashful Man, by the Author of "A Bad Boy's Diary", the Funniest Book Ever Printed. Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 120 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, card cover, few black & white drawings, pages toned, spine repaired (black cloth), few page edges repaired, some edgewear. (Estimated date, 1890s, Trove catalogue. Originally publshed, New York, 1891.) Humorous adventure stories for young adults. The author (Metta Victoria Fuller Victor) also wrote "A Bad Boy's Diary" (see advert inside rear cover). Some incorrectly assume the author is George Wilbur Peck, who wrote a series of "Bad Boy" humorous novels post-dating Victor's novel (see advert inside front cover for "Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa). Rear page: list of 10 schoolbooks published by E. W. Cole. Our Book No: 17256. $50 AUD.

329. Wain, George (1949). The Adventures of Albert: Book 2: At School. London: Collins Clear-Type Press. 32 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, single-colour drawings, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear, minimal annotation (digit) one page. (Estimated date: 1949, Worldcat.) A school reader in the Albert and Alice Jenks series of four booklets. They have the flavour of a comic so as to encourage reading in youngsters. Our Book No: 10737. $10 AUD.

330. Wang, Gabrielle; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2011). Poppy at Summerhill: Our Australian Girl. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 104 + 28 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, drawings, front cover creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The second of a set of four books (stories for young adults), about the amazing journey of a young Chinese-Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy sets out to chase her brother after he escapes from the mission in search of freedom and a better life. She is taken in by a caring homestead family, after a terrible accident leaves her injured. The family's Aboriginal stockman, Tommy, awakens Poppy's Aboriginal roots and teaches her about their culture. ISBN: 9780143305330. Our Book No: 16894. $10 AUD.

331. Wang, Gabrielle; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2011). Poppy and the Thief: Our Australian Girl. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 104 + 22 pp. Paperback, very good condition, drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The third of a set of four books (stories for young adults), about the amazing journey of a young Chinese-Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy is on the road again, desperately trying to catch up with her brother. When she meets a mysterious Chinese boy, she thinks she might finally be getting closer to finding Gus and solving the mystery of the Chinese letter with the very special dragon seal. In Wahgunyah, she makes contact with the Chinese community who have come to Victoria to find gold. She's so close to finding out about her father and her Chinese heritage, but then Poppy is framed as a thief and captured! Will anyone believe that she's innocent? ISBN: 9780143305347. Our Book No: 16895. $10 AUD.

332. Wang, Gabrielle; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2011). Poppy Comes Home: Our Australian Girl. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 103 + 18 pp. Paperback, very good condition, drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The fourth of a set of four books (stories for young adults), about the amazing journey of a young Chinese-Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy has never been closer to finding her brother, Gus, when the worse thing she could possibly imagine happens. Fisher is kidnapped! Will Poppy be able to find her very best friend in the world? And has the chance to find Gus slipped away forever? Poppy's story concludes in this, the breathtaking final instalment of four books about a Gold Rush girl who dreams of a better life. ISBN: 9780143305354. Our Book No: 16896. $10 AUD.

333. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2008). Lost in the Snow (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 118 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners, slight bump top spine, crease bottom corner title page. Novel for young adults about a girl named Ella who wants Fluff the kitten, but her mother says no. Fluff really wants to be with Ella, so she leaves the farm and goes in search of her. Fluff has many adventures before they are united. The charming illustrations will bring a smile to anyone's face. ISBN: 9781741691450. Our Book No: 29007. $10 AUD.

334. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2009). Sky the Unwanted Kitten (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners, tiny dent front cover, tiny crease front cover. Novel for young adults about a girl named Lucy who is unhappy about moving away from her friends. Her parents buy her a beautiful Siamese kitten named Sky, and takes Lucy a long time to accept Sky because she is upset with her parents and blames them for her unhappiness. The charming illustrations will bring a smile to anyone's face. ISBN: 9781741694079. Our Book No: 28989. $12 AUD.

335. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2011). Misty the Abandoned Kitten (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 126 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, few creases covers, minor edgewear, owner's written name flyleaf. Novel for young adults about a girl named Amy who has always wanted a kitten. One misty morning, she sees a tiny kitten. She is very thin and has no collar, she assumes she has no home. ISBN: 9781741698411. Our Book No: 28602. $10 AUD.

336. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2012). The Kitten Nobody Wanted (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. Novel for young adults about a girl named Mia. When Mia's cat Sandy died she never wanted another cat, until she meets a shy and small kitten, he is white and fluffy and she names him Whiskers. Mia takes a long time to adjust to not having Sandy and learning to want Whiskers to be her kitten. ISBN: 9781742831466. Our Book No: 28984. $12 AUD.

337. Westall, Robert; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (1995). The Witness (1st p/b ed). London: Macmillan. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A very special story about a golden she-cat exiled from Egypt. She finds suitable shelter to have her kittens, and it is there that she witnesses the birth of the baby Jesus. The warm and glowing colours make this a beautiful book for older children. ISBN: 0333637895. Our Book No: 24864. $10 AUD.

338. Wheatley, Nadia (1984). The House That Was Eureka (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking Kestrel. 197 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, good condition, covers & spine little faded, edges & pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, scuff front free flyleaf (biro price rubbed out), one page removed between publisher's details & contents (no text lost). First edition. A novel for young adults, short-listed by the Children's Book Council of Australia. Powerful things happen when Evie (16) and Noel (15) meet in Sydney's dilapidated inner city suburb of Newtown. ISBN: 0670800821. Our Book No: 27819. $10 AUD.

339. Wheatley, Nadia; Buczynski, Waldemar (drawings) & Phillips, Neil (drawings) (1984). Dancing in the Anzac Deli: Based on a Screenplay by Nadia Wheatley and Terry Larsen (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 119 pp. Hardback small, good condition, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers, pages lightly toned, light foxing edges & few pages, tiny scuff marks edges, base spine & bottom corners little rubbed, cover corners little bumped, tiny cuts top edges few pages, top corners two pages creased (bookmark), sticker (number) inside rear cover. Children's novel about Newtown (Sydney). Sequel to "Five Times Dizzy". Now part of the TV mini-series "Five Times Dizzy". Commended in the Australian Children's Book of the Year awards. ISBN: 0195545761. Our Book No: 27818. $10 AUD.

340. Wheatley, Nadia (2001). The House That Was Eureka (Revised ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 412 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover creased, edges lightly toned as common, minor edgewear. An award-winning Australian novel about homelessness and unemployment, originally. Powerful things happen when Evie (16) and Noel (15) meet in Sydney's dilapidated inner city suburb of Newtown. It's 1981 and Evie has left school but can't find work, and her family has just moved into the run-down suburb. Noel lives in the adjoining terrace. This revised edition has expanded the story and incorporated new factual material. ISBN: 0141004126. Our Book No: 16069. $12 AUD.

341. Whitcombe (1944). Whitcombe's Human Geography Reader: Grade V: Australia, Its People and Progress (2nd ed). Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 160 pp. Paperback small, fair condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, corner title page clipped (loss of text from title), sticker mark & creasing title page, cover creased & little faded & marked, internally complete & good condition. Second or revised edition. Our Book No: 15294. $15 AUD.

342. White, E.B. (1963). Charlotte's Web (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 174 pp. Paperback, very good condition, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. Children's story about a little girl named Fern, who with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs. The illustrations make this a very appealing story for children of any age. ISBN: 0140301852. Our Book No: 20906. $10 AUD.

343. Whitfield, J. M.; Lambert, G. W. (illustrator) (1912). The Spirit of the Bush Fire Series: Part I. Sydney: William Brooks & Company. 101 pp. Paperback small, thick card cover (green cloth spine), fair plus condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), school library rubber stamps, covers worn & soiled, spine ends worn, pages little foxed & marked, corner tips worn (few torn), old price marks. (Written name dated Nowra, 1912. Trove catalog states 1910s.) Part 1 of a three-part series of short stories (fairy tales) for children and young adults, written by Jessie M. Lambert (Mrs Owen Harris) and illustrated by George W. Lambert (incorrectly printed as C. W. Lambert). The short stories are: The Spirit of the Bush Fire; The Beaching of the Collaroy; The Mermaid's Ballroom; Microscopic Tim's Adventures (a series of eight stories with introduction). Our Book No: 14369. $15 AUD.

344. Wilkinson, Carole (2004). Fire in the Belly: The Inside Story of the Modern Olympics. Melbourne, Fitzroy: Black Dog Books. 152 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, rear cover corner faintly creased. The author explores, for young adults, the exciting and sometimes funny highs and lows of the modern Olympic movement. ISBN: 1876372478. Our Book No: 11322. $10 AUD.

345. Williams, Donald (1990). In Our Own Image: The Story of Australian Art 1788 - 1989 (2nd, reprint ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 235 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy. Second edition of a popular school textbook that outlines the development of Australian painting, sculpture and architecture. ISBN: 0074526936. Our Book No: 3405. $25 AUD.

346. Williams, Donald; Simpson, Colin (1994). Art Now: Contemporary Art Post - 1970: Book One (1st ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, coloured endpapers, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, minor foxing edges, top & bottom edges little marked. This book uses accessible language in thematically organised chapters to give information about contemporary artists, cultures, society and environment. Pollution, the environment, war, feminism and popular culture are included. The book provides ideas and discussion for senior students and anyone interested in contemporary Australian and international art produced since 1970. ISBN: 007470124X. Our Book No: 27878. $30 AUD.

347. Williams, Donald; Wilson, Barbara Vance (1992). From Caves to Canvas: An Introduction to Western Art. Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 326 pp. Paperback thick quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, corner tips front cover & few pages creased. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. A popular textbook on the history of Western art for Australian secondary school students. Breaks new ground by filling in the gaps between history, religion and art. Explores the form and content of art from prehistoric times to the present day. ISBN: 0074527193. Our Book No: 14281. $30 AUD.

348. Wilson, Jacqueline; Sharratt, Nick (2007). Secrets (Reprint ed). London: Corgi Yearling Books. 219 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white sketches, minor edgewear corners. A novel for young adults about two girls from very different backgrounds who become friends. ISBN: 9780440867616. Our Book No: 25035. $10 AUD.

349. Windross, Aurella A. (1957). Why? - and Because: 23 Nature Study Projects for Junior Classes (Unstated Australian, reprint ed). Sydney: Whitcombe & Tombs. 48 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, very good condition, many black & white drawings, few small faint stains covers, bottom corner covers & pages little creased, sticker title page, minor annotation contents page (tick marks). Unstated Australian edition, containing a section on the platypus. School textbook: sections on plant life, insect life, bird life, miscellaneous (snail, frog, platypus, do you know?, can you tell?, have you seen?). Our Book No: 14670. $15 AUD.

350. Winton, Tim (2008). Lockie Leonard, Legend (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 188 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages & edges lightly toned. An Australian novel for young adults. Lockie falls in love. ISBN: 9780330364621. Our Book No: 26463. $10 AUD.

351. Wood, Karen (2011). Diamond Spirit (Reprint ed) [Diamond Spirit Series, no 1]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 266 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition. First book in a series for young adults. Jess has lost her horse Diamond in a tragic accident. Can her friends and Walkabout the foal heal her broken heart? ISBN: 9781742373157. Our Book No: 25131. $10 AUD.

352. Wood, Karen (2011). Opal Dreaming (1st ed) [No 3 of a Series]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 264 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the third novel for young adults in the series. Jess heads west on an outback droving trip with her best friends and Luke. She is angry that Opal, her once-in-a lifetime horse, can't be brought home because she is ill with a mystery disease. Will she be able to bring Opal home? ISBN: 9781742373171. Our Book No: 27318. $12 AUD.

353. Wood, Karen (2011). Moonstone Promise (1st ed) [No 2 of a Series]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 247 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the second novel for young adults in the series. Luke takes of to the Gulf country (Queensland) in search of brumbies and finds himself camped by a river with three Aboriginal elders. Can a mob of wild brumbies and three wise men help Luke discover who he is and where he belongs? Includes a sneak preview of Book no 3 (11p.). ISBN: 9781742373164. Our Book No: 27317. $12 AUD.

354. Wrightson, Patricia; Horder, Margaret (illustrator) (1968). I Own the Racecourse! [and] Letter (1st U.K. ed). London: Hutchinson. 159 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, minimal EX-LIBRARY, very good condition (in good dustjacket), edgewear jacket (flap creased), library markings (barcode, digits), paperclip marks first few pages, autograph (illustrator's written name & date), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Novel for young adults about Andy who believes he has bought a racecourse. Loosely inserted letter (minor foxing): Letter from Margaret Horder (the illustrator) to the publisher, in which she reveals the publisher had turned down her jacket designs and substituted "this curious affair". A unique item. ISBN: 0000852206. Our Book No: 15929. $40 AUD.

355. Wrightson, Patricia; Horder, Margaret (illustrator) (1968). A Racecourse for Andy (1st stated ed). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. 156 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, minimal EX-LIBRARY, good condition (in good dustjacket), edgewear jacket (small piece top spine removed, edges lightly foxed & frayed), top spine & top edge cloth cover notably rubbed, corner tips few pages lightly creased, library markings (barcode, digits), autograph (illustrator's comments prelim page), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Novel for young adults about Andy who believes he has bought a racecourse. Written comments by Margaret Horder (illustrator): "American title for 'I Own the Racecourse'". A unique item. Our Book No: 15942. $20 AUD.

356. Wyss, J. D. [as Wyss]; MM, Telery et Pegard, illustrators & Montolieu, Madame Isabelle de (translator) (1861). Le Robinson Suisse: Contenant la Suite Donnee par l'Auteur: Traduction Nouvelle. Paris: Morozot, Libraire-Editeur. 464 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, brown cloth cover (embossed bands, gilt spine lettering & decoration), full-page black & white engravings, frontispiece engraving (tissue guard, toned & torn repaired), all edges gilt, flexible endpapers, edgewear, some foxing (mainly end pages & page edges), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A novel for young adults written in German in 1812, inspired by Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. It was translated by Montolieu into French in 1814, altering the ending. This is a later version of this French translation. A Swiss family is shipwrecked on a desert island en route to Port Jackson, New South Wales. Our Book No: 16805. $50 AUD.

357. Yeatman, Linda; Gon, Adriano (illustrator) (1988). Perkins: The Cat Who Was More Than a Friend (1st US ed). New York: Barron's Educational. 52 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, few tiny dents rear cover, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults. David is blind and his best friend is his cat. Although he can't see her, he knows everything about Perkins. So when he returns from a family vacation and is reunited with a cat that everyone says is Perkins only he is sure that it isn't. ISBN: 0812039939. Our Book No: 24394. $10 AUD.

358. 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.

359. Yongai, Edison (editor) (2006). The Book of African Australian Stories. Sydney, Bankstown: Bankstown Area Multicultural Network Inc. 60 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings & pages. A collection of stories gathered from writing workshops and interviews with people from African communities in Australia. Some stories are suitable for children, and others for young adults. Some stories have war themes, and require parental guidance. ISBN: 0958006342. Our Book No: 14270. $20 AUD.

360. Zurbo, Matt (2001). Flyboy and the Invisible. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 244 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. This novel for young adults is about two young boys named Carlo and Will who are best friends through thick and thin. Even when the whole town turns on them and Will begins to change. Carlo has no idea just how dangerous this friendship can get. ISBN: 0140297510. Our Book No: 27453. $12 AUD.