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CHANGE & CHALLENGE IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION : A Collection of Papers on Subject Discipline Renewal in the Health and Physical Education Learning Area, (Numerous Contributors) Department of Enployment, Education and Training National Professional Development Program (NPDP) Project.
1 (Numerous Contributors) Department of Enployment, Education and Training National Professional Development Program (NPDP) Project. CHANGE & CHALLENGE IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION : A Collection of Papers on Subject Discipline Renewal in the Health and Physical Education Learning Area
Australia The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) 1996 1863520120 / 9781863520126 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
ix, + 106pp., b/white figures and diagrams intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed soft card wrapper has negligible edgewear, small sticker ghost to rear panel. "This collection of papers focuses on subject matter within the health and physical education learning area and was generated through a Department of Employment, Education and Training National Professional Development Program (NPDP) Project. The project organisers argued that certain factors influenced the need for, and development of, subject discipline renewal in the learning area . . . " Contributors include: David Kirk, Mary Louise O'Connor, Helen Spork, Jim Smith, Holly Frail, Karen Inge, Gayle DiPietro and Bernie Marshall, Gordon Tait, Marilyn Poole, Peter Gourlay, Wendy Patton, Garth Read, Robin Small, Bruce Abernethy, Richard Tinning and Sara Glover, Terry Kearney, Irene Opper and Margaret Rankin. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 36.43 AUD
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YOUR CHILD CAN BE TOP OF THE CLASS : A Parents' Guide, Adams, Ken
2 Adams, Ken YOUR CHILD CAN BE TOP OF THE CLASS : A Parents' Guide
London Michael O'Mara Books 1997 1854792431 / 9781854792433 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
186pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightest hint of browning to textblock edges. Illustrated gloss boards nominally scuffed. "Offers parents practical advice on how to tutor children at home, explaining how encouragement and support can give a child the confidence to excel at school . . . Includes tests and exercises to measure your child's progress in a new pattern of learning. " Contents include: Intro., How Children Learn, How Can I Help My Child To Learn, Your Child from: Five to Seven, Seven to Nine, Nine to Eleven, Conclusion, The National Curriculum, Index. Book weight approx. 395g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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THE JOURNEY FOR KIDS : Liberating Your Child's Shining Potential, Bays, Brandon
3 Bays, Brandon THE JOURNEY FOR KIDS : Liberating Your Child's Shining Potential
London Element 2003 0007155263 / 9780007155262 Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 242pp., several b/white line drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed. " Brandon Bays, author of 'The Journey' now applies her remarkable healing techniques to children . . . an exciting, inspiring how-to book for parents and anyone who cares about children. It offers practical tools for partnering your child in liberating their innate genius, letting their natural abilities shine and their spirits soar. With simple user-friendly techniques you can help children clear both emotional blocks and physical challenges. The book is full of inspiring real-life stories as well as two full kids' processes designed for children aged 5-12 . . . " Item weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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WHOLE CHILD/WHOLE PARENT. Revised Edition, Berends, Polly Berrien
4 Berends, Polly Berrien WHOLE CHILD/WHOLE PARENT. Revised Edition
New York Harper and Row 1987 0060914270 / 9780060914271 Revised Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xxiv, + 360pp., small, intext b/white illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Original supplier's stamp on review page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Diana Cook] card wrapper nominally U.V. affected on spine. With a foreword by M.Scott Peck, this book teaches us the 'right attitude' to the psychology of child raising, helping us to see the essence of all human beings as true creatures of God. Since this is a book about essences, it is inevitably a religious book...Contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters, entitled: Wholeness, Spirit, Happiness, Freedom, Unity, Beauty, Truth, Love. plus Index. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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RAISING BOYS : Why Boys Are Different - And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men, Biddulph, Steve
5 Biddulph, Steve RAISING BOYS : Why Boys Are Different - And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men
Lane Cove, N.S.W., Australia Finch Publishing 1999 0646314181 / 9780646314181 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paul Stanish 
vi, + 186pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issues in boys' development from birth to manhood - and discusses the warm, strong parenting and guidance that boys need." Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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MAKING PEACE IN YOUR STEPFAMILY : Surviving and Thriving As Parents and Stepparents, Bloomfield, Harold
6 Bloomfield, Harold MAKING PEACE IN YOUR STEPFAMILY : Surviving and Thriving As Parents and Stepparents
New York Hyperion Books 1993 1562828851 / 9781562828851 First Edition (Stated) Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 286pp. Book clean, square. Navy, quarter-cloth spine firm. Leaves clean. Yellow boards have faint vertical line to front panel. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The author, a well-renowned psychiatrist and author of books on family relationships, offers sound advice on recognising and working through the problems and pitfalls that can occur in a family . . . contains exercises, case studies and personal growth techniques to deal with explosive stepfamily conflicts . . . " Numerous contents over 9 chapters, Plus Appendix A-C, Acks, About the Authors. Book weight approx. 486g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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THE NEW FATHER : A Dad's Guide to the First Year, Brott, Armin A.
7 Brott, Armin A. THE NEW FATHER : A Dad's Guide to the First Year
New York, New York, U.S.A. Abbeville Press 1997 0789202751 / 9780789202758 First Edition, 15th Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
239pp., cartoon-style b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly splayed only. "An indispensable, month-by-month handbook on all aspects of fatherhood during the first year . . . offers invaluable information and practical tips, and is illustrated with delightful cartoons which underscore the joys and challenges of parenting." Contents include: Introduction, Chapters 1 Week, 1 Month, 2 Months, through to 12 months, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Book weight approx. 385g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.03 AUD
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THINKING STORIES 2, Cam, Philip (Edited by)
8 Cam, Philip (Edited by) THINKING STORIES 2
Alexandria, NSW, Australia Hale & Iremonger Pty, Limited 1994 0868065099 / 9780868065090 3rd Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
80pp., b/white sketch illustrations throughout by Ken Rinkel. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . a further collection of stories for children 8-12 years old to enjoy with their parents and teachers. The stories raise questions about topics such as: appearance and reality, magic and make-believe, mind and body, order in nature, power, freedom and rights, multicultural society . . . The stories invite children to question and discuss, to make connections and to explore different points of view . . . " Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.66 AUD
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9 Chapman, Gary THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES OF TEENAGERS
Chicago, United States Northfield Publishing 2000 1881273393 / 9781881273394 Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
259pp., plus six page author/publisher promo section at rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner-clip to half-title page. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. From the author of 'The Five Love Languages' comes this book especially written for the parents of adolescents. "Research shows that parents-not peers-exert the most significant influence in the life of a teen. And the door to that influence is love. The key to opening that door, according to Gary Chapman, is learning to express that love in a language that makes sense to a teenager . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters, Epilogue, Appendices. Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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STEINER EDUCATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE, Childs, Gilbert
10 Childs, Gilbert STEINER EDUCATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
United Kingdom Floris Books 1993 0863151310 / 9780863151316 Reprint Softcover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
225pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, minor indentation to small section. Illustrated card wrapper creased and mildly edgeworn. From the rear panel: "This thorough and detailed account of Rudolf Steiner's view of the child and its development towards a whole personality, shows how the teaching practice of the Steiner (Waldorf) Schools is firmly grounded on a rationale which perceives the child's past, present and future . . . The author attempts in an unprecedented way to summarise and clarify the educational theories of Rudolf Steiner." Book weight approx. 380g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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WILLIE : Raising and Loving a Child With Attention Deficit Disorder, Colin, Ann
11 Colin, Ann WILLIE : Raising and Loving a Child With Attention Deficit Disorder
New York Viking Press 1997 0670863149 / 9780670863143 First Edition, 2nd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xix, + 248pp. Book clean. Black spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain grey boards negligibly edge-bumped only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a tiny spot to reverse side. From the jacket flap: "Ann Colin's compelling journal recounts her son Willie's first five years of life. Willie is intelligent, creative, affectionate, and amusing. He is also overly excitable and belligerent. We follow Colin and her husband from school to school, doctor to doctor, seeking a correct diagnosis . . . It is a marathon that takes them from bewilderment and exhaustion, through coping, to triumph." Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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KID-WRANGLING : The Real Guide to Caring for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers, Cooke, Kaz
12 Cooke, Kaz KID-WRANGLING : The Real Guide to Caring for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers
Camberwell, VIC, Australia Penguin Books 2003 067004007x / 9780670040070 Sixth Impression Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
771pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Kaz Cooke. Book clean. Spine firm, reading crease to same. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease to front panel, negligible edgewear. "Kaz Cooke delivers all the up-to-date, reliable info, with advice from the experts, including real mums and dads . . . funny, reassuring and practical, with no judgemental guruspeak about the right way to do things - just a range of great solutions for you to choose from . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.4 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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UP THE DUFF : The Real Guide to Pregnancy, Cooke, Kaz
13 Cooke, Kaz UP THE DUFF : The Real Guide to Pregnancy
Australia Viking 1999 0670882895 / 9780670882892 First Edition, Second Impression Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
467pp., b/white cartoon-style illustrations, by the author, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, hint of tanning to edges. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a short, soft crease to front panel. "Kaz Cooke gives you the up to date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you get home. No bossy boots rules. Just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts . . . " Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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MOTHER-INFANT BONDING: A Scientific Fiction, Eyer, Dianne E.
14 Eyer, Dianne E. MOTHER-INFANT BONDING: A Scientific Fiction
New Haven, Conn. Yale University Press 1992 0300060513 / 9780300060515 1st Thus, 3rd Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
237pp. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. The author offers a compelling argument against the age-old belief in the benefits of mother-infant bonding immediately after birth...Many professionals and others still blame the lack of this bonding for a variety of social and physical problems children may encounter later in life...Contents include: Acks., 7 chapters, Conclusion, Notes, References, Index. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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CHILDREN'S LEARNING EXPERIENCES : Birth to 2 1/2 Years, Faragher, Joan, and Crockford, Patricia
15 Faragher, Joan, and Crockford, Patricia CHILDREN'S LEARNING EXPERIENCES : Birth to 2 1/2 Years
Footscray, Victoria, Australia TAFE Publications 1996 0724135790 / 9780724135790 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
95pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased on front panel "This book aims to provide stimulating and appropriate activities for children. What each child needs will depend largely on age, and the book has been divided into convenient sections for the various age groups . . . " Contents include: About this Book, 4 Weeks, 3 Months, 6 Months, 9 Months, 12 Months, 15 Months, 18 Months, 2-2 1/2 Years, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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HELP FOR THE HARRIED HOMESCHOOLER : A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education With the Rest of Your Life, Field, Christine M.
16 Field, Christine M. HELP FOR THE HARRIED HOMESCHOOLER : A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education With the Rest of Your Life
Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Shaw Books 2002 0877887942 / 9780877887942 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed. "Experienced homeschoolers and novices alike know how difficult it is to be a parent, homemaker, spouse, teacher, cook, coach, social director, and disciplinarian - all in a typical day! . . . Christine Field provides experience-tested advice, practical insights, and witty wisdom for challenges such as teaching multiple ages, managing discouragement and burnout, homeschooling during times of crisis, balancing homeschooling and your marriage, handling classroom discipline, and more . . . " Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 21.86 AUD
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17 Fisher, Dorothy Canfield MOTHERS AND CHILDREN
London Constable and Co. 1915 1st. U.K.Edition, Original Blue Cloth Hardcover Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
xii+285pp. Book just starting to skew, corners lightly bumped and scuffed, small spots on cloth. Patinated, but legible gilt title on backstrip. Blind-embossed Presentation Stamp on title-page, fly-sheet removed from rear, uniformly tanned leaves. No d/jacket. An 'Edwardian' era insight into the raising of children...Contents, sub-chaptered, include: Preface, The Background of our Children's lives, Obedience, The Scientific Spirit for Mothers, On joining the Older Generation, Maternity no longer a position for life...Book weight approx. 490gms. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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PARENTS ARE PEOPLE TOO, Garvan, Elizabeth
18 Garvan, Elizabeth PARENTS ARE PEOPLE TOO
Caulfield East, Victoria, Australia Edward Arnold Australia 1986 0713182369 / 9780713182361 First Australian Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
100pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. "This book offers practical advice to parents trying to develop and maintain a loving relationship with their children . . . Elizabeth Garvan had eight children, four by her previous marriage and four from her second . . . As a step-parent she was confronted with resentment from her step-children. She realised that for everyone involved it was crucial that they all came to understand that parents and children both have rights and needs; and that 'parents are people too'." Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.93 AUD
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FRESH MILK : The Secret Life of Breasts, Giles, Fiona
19 Giles, Fiona FRESH MILK : The Secret Life of Breasts
Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia Allen & Unwin 2003 1865089796 / 9781865089799 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, + 267pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally surface indented. From the rear cover: "Thanks largely to risque advertising and the gravity-defying cleavage sported by our most popular celebs, exposed breasts (real or fake) no longer hold any mystery. But once they shift into milk-bearing mode, breasts suddenly disappear from the public eye. In 'Fresh Milk', through a diverse collection of stories, memories and personal accounts, Fiona Giles uncovers the myths, trurths, and social and psychological implications of breastfeeding." Book weight approx 315g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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COMING OUT COMING HOME : Growth in Freedom for the Parents of Gay and Lesbian Children, Golding, Joan, and Wood, Peter
20 Golding, Joan, and Wood, Peter COMING OUT COMING HOME : Growth in Freedom for the Parents of Gay and Lesbian Children
Richmond, Vic, Australia Spectrum Publications 1998 0867862629 / 9780867862621 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
97pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Thin pen stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, with a tiny corner crease to lower front panel. " . . . no reader will fail to be moved and informed by this lively and revealing conversation between Joan Golding and Peter Wood as they tell their own life stories and discuss the unique issues confronting the parents and families of gay and lesbian children." Book weight approx. 170g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.75 AUD
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