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Childhood and Parenting

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Childhood and Parenting

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The Child's Discovery of the Mind (series: The Developing Child), Astington, Janet Wilde
1 Astington, Janet Wilde The Child's Discovery of the Mind (series: The Developing Child)
London Fontana Press 1994 0006863167 / 9780006863168 First Paperback Very Good Remainder 12 mo 
224 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Baker, Jean M. Family Secrets. Gay Sons -- A Mother's Story (Series Haworth Gay and Lesbian Studies)
New York and London The Harrington Park Press / The Haworth Press 1998 1560239158 / 9781560239154 Paperback Very Good+ Octavo 
xi, 241 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Faint smudging to fore edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Real Kids in an Unreal World, Dent, Maggie
3 Dent, Maggie Real Kids in an Unreal World
Murwillumbah NSW Pennington Publications 2008 0975845616 / 9780975845615 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Signed by Author
200 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Signed by author on first page. "Explores the 10 essential building blocks that help children build resilience and authentic self esteem in our chaotic, modern world." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Kidspeak: A Dictionary of Australian Children's Words, Expressions and Games, Factor, June, assisted by Siobhan Hannan. Foreword by Iona Opie
4 Factor, June, assisted by Siobhan Hannan. Foreword by Iona Opie Kidspeak: A Dictionary of Australian Children's Words, Expressions and Games
Carlton South, Victoria Melbourne University Publishing 2000 0522847900 / 9780522847901 First Hard cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
244 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. "Here is a most welcome tool for those of us who dig in the fields of children's folklore. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the dictionary is the picture it gives of social values of the child and teenage world." -- Iona Opie 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Earthlight: New Meditations for Children, Garth, Maureen
5 Garth, Maureen Earthlight: New Meditations for Children
Australia Harper Collins 2001 0732258286 / 9780732258283 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Landscape Octavo 
136 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. "Simple visualisations for parents to help children release creativity, be free from fears, enjoy adventures, develop inner peace and strength." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Moonbeam: A Book of Meditations for Children, Garth, Maureen
6 Garth, Maureen Moonbeam: A Book of Meditations for Children
HarperCollins 2002 1863711422 / 9781863711425 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Landscape Octavo 
121 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "Simple visualisations for parents to help children to awaken creativity, sleep peacefully, develop concentration, quiet fears." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Parenting for a Peaceful World, Grille, Robin
7 Grille, Robin Parenting for a Peaceful World
Alexandria NSW Longueville Books 2007 1921004142 / 9781921004148 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xix, 428 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants, Hill, David
8 Hill, David The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants
Sydney Random House 2007 1741666848 / 9781741666847 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
338 pp. Lower corners slightly bumped. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in plates; map of the village. Notes; Bibliography and Further Reading; Index. "This is the story of upper-crust do-gooders who did bad: dreaming of Empire, they sent the children of the poor to a world without love. David Hill amasses evidence of the brutality and slavery to which they turned eyes blinded by their own righteousness. A compelling and moving account of how institutional cruelty was covered up by secrecy and wishful thinking." -- Geoffrey Robertson QC 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 McGroarty, Melissa, and Noelle Weatherley Growing Into Gardening with Your Children
South Melbourne Hyland House / The Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria 1993 1875657193 / 9781875657193 First Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, 152 pp. Light edgewear to wraps. Page edges uniformly yellowed. Previous owner's inked name to first page. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Childhood in Contemporary Cultures, Mead, Margaret, and Martha Wolfenstein (editors)
10 Mead, Margaret, and Martha Wolfenstein (editors) Childhood in Contemporary Cultures
Chicago and London University of Chicago Press 1974 0226515079 / 9780226515076 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
471 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. List of illustrations; Index. "The 14 contributors explore childhood behavior in many cultures -- from the old Polish ghetto to Bali, contemporary Russia, Western Europe, and America. Here are studies of parents and children in a French park; of Soviet child-rearing literature; of a classical Chinese children's tale; of German schoolchildren's compositions on moral themes; and of a range of child heroes in contemporary American and European films." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Spontaneous Activity In Education: The Advanced Montessori Method, Montessori, Maria. Introduction by John J. McDermott
11 Montessori, Maria. Introduction by John J. McDermott Spontaneous Activity In Education: The Advanced Montessori Method
New York Schocken 1965 0805200975 / 9780805200973 Reissue Paperback Good Small Octavo 
355 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint stains and a little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, Opie, Iona and Peter
12 Opie, Iona and Peter The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
London Oxford University Press 1967 Reprint Paperback Good Large 12mo 
417 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Creases and chipping to corners and along spine. Foxing, light stains and a little scuffing to edges of text block. Small bookseller's sticker (Magic Casements Book Shop) to first page. Previous owner's gift note to half title. Internally clean, unmarked; solidly bound. Distribution Maps, Geographical Index, First-Line Index, General Index. "Becomes instantly the standard work on its subject. It takes one deeply into British life. It is agreeably written. It convinces that the differences and clashes which keep our culture alive are far from being ironed out. It also takes us back into what was the most dramatic and imaginatively nourishing period of our lives." -- V. S. Prichett 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Creation of Doctor B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim, Pollak, Richard
13 Pollak, Richard The Creation of Doctor B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim
New York Touchstone / Simon and Schuster 1998 0684846403 / 9780684846408 Paperback Very Good Remainder Small Octavo 
478 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Last few pages uncut (unseparated) at upper fore-edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Notes; Bibliography; Index. "A searing investigative biography -- Read this book and learn about the great harm self-designated 'experts' in psychology do when we swallow the bunkum they hawk." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 Ray, Dr Joseph More Than Just the Blues: Understanding Serious Teenage Problems
Sydney Simon and Schuster Australia 2002 0731807766 / 9780731807765 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288 pp. Minimal wear to corners and faint stain to upper edge of text block; some light rubbing to front cover. Spine uncreased Internally clean. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Autistic Children: The Nature and Treatment of Childhood Autism, Shaberman, Raphael Bernard
15 Shaberman, Raphael Bernard Autistic Children: The Nature and Treatment of Childhood Autism
London Stuart & Watkins 1971 0722401191 / 9780722401194 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
94 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustwrapper; lower panel of dw is scuffed. Corners of brown boards a little bumped. Upper edge of text block faintly foxed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. "The chapter on causation presents a view which will be novel to many readers ... [but] is very much in line with the most profound and ancient teachings known to man, which are the key to harmonious evolution." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Word Music and Word Magic: Children's Literature Methods, Smith, James A., and Dorothy M. Park
16 Smith, James A., and Dorothy M. Park Word Music and Word Magic: Children's Literature Methods
Boston Allyn and Bacon, Inc. 1977 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
564 pp. Light general and edgewear to boards, including faint stains to front and quite a bit of light abrasion to the back cover. Internally unmarked; solidly bound.. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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17 Stanley, Fiona, Sue Richardson, and Margot Prior Children of the Lucky Country? : How Australian Society Has Turned Its Back on Children and Why Children Matter
Sydney Macmillan 2006 140503680X / 9781405036801 Reprint Paperback Good + Octavo 
xiii, 238 pp. Creasing to lower front cover. A few faint smudges to edges of text block. Spine uncreased. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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18 Weisz, John R. Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatments and Case Examples
New York Cambridge University Press 2004 0521576725 / 9780521576727 First Paperback Good + 8vo 
xii, 528 pp. Light general and edgewear to wraps. Crease to upper front corner; lower rear corner a little curled; spine uncreased. A few small splotches to foreedge and lower edge of text block. A few pages are creased, not affecting text. Unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Braid of Literature: Children's Worlds of Reading, Wolf, Shelby Anne, and Shirley Brice Heath
19 Wolf, Shelby Anne, and Shirley Brice Heath The Braid of Literature: Children's Worlds of Reading
Cambridge (MA) and London Harvard University Press 1992 0674080416 / 9780674080416 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
264 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. upper corner slightly curled. Internally unmarked, clean, bright, solidly bound. "For parents and teachers, it is dramatic confirmation of the important role that literary language can play in children's literacy and socialization." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Earthlight: New Meditations for Children, Garth, Maureen
Earthlight: New Meditations for Children
Garth, Maureen
15.00 AUD

Moonbeam: A Book of Meditations for Children, Garth, Maureen
Moonbeam: A Book of Meditations for Children
Garth, Maureen
15.00 AUD

The Braid of Literature: Children's Worlds of Reading, Wolf, Shelby Anne, and Shirley Brice Heath
The Braid of Literature: Children's Worlds of Reading
Wolf, Shelby Anne, and Shirley Brice Heath
18.00 AUD

Word Music and Word Magic: Children's Literature Methods, Smith, James A., and Dorothy M. Park
Word Music and Word Magic: Children's Literature Methods
Smith, James A., and Dorothy M. Park
15.00 AUD

Spontaneous Activity In Education: The Advanced Montessori Method, Montessori, Maria. Introduction by John J. McDermott
Spontaneous Activity In Education: The Advanced Montessori Method
Montessori, Maria. Introduction by John J. McDermott
15.00 AUD

 
 


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