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TALES OF MAGIC & MYSTERY

By: N/A

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Newmarket, England, Brimax Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010007

ISBN: 0861126440

Condition: Very Good +


157pp., colour-art illustrations throughout by Eric Kincaid. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. Numerous contents commence with "Nils in The Forest (A Danish Story)' and close with 'The Drummer'. Book weight approx. 820g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. View more info

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EAGLE

By: Allen, Judy

Price: $16.54

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008308

ISBN: 0744562260

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (28 pages). Colour art illustrations throughout by Todor Humphries. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated boards undamaged. A stand-alone volume in the 'Animals At Risk' series. "This compelling story, by award-winning author Judy Allen, features one of the world's most endangered animals - the Philippine eagle. At the end of the story find out how you can help eagles from becoming extinct." Book weight approx. 370g. Postage ch... View more info

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SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS. (Signed Copy)

By: Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Penguin Group Australia: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005611

ISBN: 0143300628

Condition: Very Good +


222pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed, in bold black felt pen, by co-author Garry Lyon, on half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has minimal edgewear only. "Simon 'Specky' Magee and his Under 14s football team, the Booyong High Lions, return to battle out the second half of their league's season . . . Meanwhile, he'll have to deal with his rival and worst enemy, Screamer Johnson, and he will meet the mysterious Tiger Girl, and the Great... View more info

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MICHAEL THE MALLEE CHICK IN SEARCH OF A MOTHER

By: Barnard, Peggy

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Consolidated Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012652

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (32 pages). Saddle-stitched, staplebound landscape format. Staples clean and firm. Colour-art illustrated (Mollie Quick) stiff card cover lightly edgeworn, with a name written on front, plus a noticeable beverage stain on rear cover and small area adjacent to front foredge. Monochrome printed verso of card cover. Colour-art illustrations throughout by Mollie Quick. "Under a big Coolabah tree in the bush of Northern Queensland the busy little bush turkeys ... View more info

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MADELINE AND THE GYPSIES

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1979

Edition: 5th Impression

Seller ID: 012018

ISBN: 0233955925

Condition: Very Good


56pp., colour-art endpapers, plus like-full page art-illustrations (some two-colour only), all by Ludwig Bemelmans, throughout. Book clean, mildly canted spine and shelfwear. Colour-art illustrated (Bemelmans) boards lightly bumped on lower foredge corner of front board, else very good. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (identical to boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn, with a closed tear on rear panel. (Indicated on jacket fl... View more info

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ROMANY WOOD

By: Beshlie, with Walser, David

Price: $16.92

Publisher: St Albans, Herts., and London, Granada (Hart-Davis): 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012680

ISBN: 029812047X

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (24 pages). Monochrome, sketch-illustrated endpapers. Colour-art illustrations (Beshlie) on recto pages, with text and small colour illustration on verso pages throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (Beshlie), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and slightly bumped only. Travelling the countryside living a gypsy life, together with her Roma... View more info

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THE TWILIGHT BOOK

By: Boatfield, Jonny

Price: $9.40

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2000

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010967

ISBN: 0747544700

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (28pp.). Colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Colour illustrated boards undamaged. Leaves clean and crisp. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased only. "Read on and enjoy this very interactive, inventive picture book. It is more than a story about a boy trying to rescue a little girl. It is also a game of search and find. A taxing, challenging adventure sure to give you hours and hours of fun .... View more info

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THE WONDERFUL TOYS

By: Braune, Anna, with Sloan, Savilla

Price: $16.54

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 007491

ISBN: 0060206187

Condition: Near Fine


119pp., small, b/white, chapter-heading sketch-illustrations by James Graham Hale. Book clean and square. Grey quarter-cloth spine, and plain, blindstamped boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated (James Graham Hale), loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. With the assistance of her friend Savilla Sloan, Miss Braune completed this story just months before her death, at the age of eighty. It is the story of seven toys; White Bunny, Cow, a doll - Rebecca, ... View more info

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MILLY-MOLLY-MANDY AGAIN

By: Brisley, Joyce Lankester

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co: 1971

Edition: Reprint, 15th Impression

Seller ID: 012777

ISBN: 0245568433

Condition: Very Good +


95pp., colour-art frontispiece, plus intext line-drawings, and a front endpaper map (all illustrations by the author). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Yellow boards undamaged. A small red sketch-illustration (author) on front board. Minimal flecks on head of textblock, else leaves unmarked. Tri-colour illustrated (author), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and lightly edgeworn only. Contents of this Milly-Molly-Mandy a... View more info

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THE DAY MY FATHER DANCED AGAIN

By: Chambers, Gordon Lee

Price: $15.98

Publisher: Surry Hills, N.S.W., Australia, Box Press Pty, Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006330

ISBN: 1876233001

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (32 pages). Pattern-print endpapers. Full page illustrations (each of two colours) throughout by Alison Kubbos, who used particular techniques, including drypoint, to create the plates used within. Book is clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves and boards unmarked. No dustjacket. The author was inspired to write this story following his extensive travels to over twenty-five different countries. It is the story of an indigenous boy from an unspecified country, w... View more info

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AFRICA TRAIL: Or John Forrest's Adventure

By: Clinton, Iris A.

Price: $10.34

Publisher: London, Livingstone Press: 1947

Seller ID: 000116

Condition: Good


64pp., b/w text, pictorial boards with attractive illustration on front. Light foxing throughout text; corners lightly bumped. No damage to front cover. Printed for, and a presentation copy of, the London Missionary Society. [Sydney, NSW]. Book weght approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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THE GOOD PEOPLE

By: Cockayne, Steve

Price: $16.54

Publisher: London, Atom (Imprint: Time Warner): 2006

Edition: Pre-Publication

Seller ID: 007746

ISBN: 1904233929

Condition: Very Good +


343pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. " . . . Steve Cockayne's first novel for younger readers is both a spellbinding adventure story, and an extraordinarily powerful novel of growing up . . . " Deep in the English countryside, Kenneth Storey and his older brother have discovered the land of Arboria - a kingdom of adventure . . . Contents of this bookproof copy include: Prelims., 10 chapters. Book we... View more info

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ELMER RIDES THE RAILS

By: Cook, Patrick

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Puffin Books (Penguin Books): 1991

Edition: First Thus, 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012436

ISBN: 0140346457

Condition: Very Good +


87pp., plus (iii). Intext, b/white sketch-illustrations by Patrick Cook. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated (Patrick Cook) gloss card wrapper nominally edgeworn, plus a minor storage pressure mark on front wrap. Textblock lightly tanned, else unmarked. The fourth title in author/cartoonist/columnist Patrick Cook's 'Elmer' series finds Elmer the rat and his friend Alma living in the country. They soon find themselves far from home and in peril from ... View more info

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GOOD NIGHT, ME

By: Daddo, Andrew

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Children's Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010730

ISBN: 0733621120

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated (32pp.). Colour-art illustrations by Emma Quay. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper near fine. "Someone's ready for bed, but it's going to take a long, long time to say goodnight! . . . " Book weight approx. 205g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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A DAY IN ANIMAL TOWN

By: Derrick, Freda

Price: $17.58

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000356

Condition: Fair+


Unpaginated [32 pages]. Very colourful illustrations on recto pages, text on versos. Cloth spine reasonably tight, illustrated pages are clean, a degree of foxing on endpapers and minor spots on half-title page. Original seller's sticker affixed to front paste-down. Minor silverfish nibbling to edges of illustrated boards, else corner bumped top foredge. Identically illustrated dustjacket crudely price-clipped, several open and closed tears to head, foot and spine, small... View more info

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HAIRY MACLARY AND FRIENDS : 5 More Lynley Dodd Stories

By: Dodd, Lynley

Price: $25.85

Publisher: London, Puffin [Penguin]: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008695

ISBN: 0141380233

Condition: Very Good +


165pp., colour-art illustrations (Lynley Dodd) to verso pages, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated gloss boards negligibly bumped. Here are five more charming and exuberant stories from award-winning authors Lynley Dodd: Schnitzel von Krumm's Basketwork, Hairy Maclary, Sit, Scnitzel von Krumm Forget-Me-Not, Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack, Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness. Book weight approx. 620g. View more info

PLUMETAIL

By: Doorenbos, Clinge

Price: $21.09

Publisher: Amsterdam, Mulder & Zoon:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000603

Condition: Good+


No publication date [circa 1950's], unpaginated [16 pages], all but two pages colour illustrated throughout, with rhyming text. Stapled card cover a little abraded, general small creases and corner bumps. Centre staple mis-aligned, partially pulling through rear cover. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned, a small transferred stain on several pages , and a very short closed tear, head of rear page. The adventures of 'Plumetail' the squirell and his cunning plan to catch ... View more info

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ON COUNTRY : Stories of Nyrlotte

By: Doyle, Fiona

Price: $15.04

Publisher: St Lucia, Queensland, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009505

ISBN: 0702235458

Condition: Very Good +


109pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Lionel Doyle. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Colour-art illustrated (Lionel Doyle) card wrapper negligibly scuffed, small, soft crease to rear panel. "Nyrlotte lives with her family on their land in the West Cape York region of Northern Queensland. Her Granny is a powerful woman, who knows all the stories and can sing a cyclone away and Nyrlotte knows that she should listen always to her Granny's warnings . .... View more info

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KENDALL, MIM AND TEMPORARY FRED

By: Edwards, Hazel

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Lane Cove, N.S.W., Australia, Hodder & Stoughton (Australia), in Association with Hodder & Stoughton Children's Books U.K.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008652

ISBN: 0340246006

Condition: Very Good


(ii) + 132pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain red boards mildly bumped. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (Astra Lacia), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn and nipped, plus a minor contusion. The author's second novel for juveniles finds Saul, the group leader, uniting the teenage members in protest when the Drop-in Centre is threatened with closure . . . Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters. Book weight ap... View more info

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN'S THUMBELINA

By: Fienberg, Anna

Price: $24.44

Publisher: Sydney, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009335

ISBN: 0732911338

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (32 pp.). Colour-art illustrations throughout by Mark Jackson and Heather Potter. Duo-tone art-illustrated endpapers. Book clean. Spine firm, very lightly bumped at head. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated matt boards undamaged. Hans Christian Andersen's delightful story of Thumbelina, the 'little girl as big as your thumb', retold by Anna Fienberg. Book weight approx. 425g. View more info