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Australian Literature:Children's Picture Books

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With my Swag all on my Shoulder
1 With my Swag all on my Shoulder
Sydney Collins 1983 0001843079 / 9780001843073 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Neil Moore 
Unpaginated [22 pgs]. Extremely light wear to boards; a few creases and smudges to eps; very faint tanning to page edges. All else as new. Illustrated edtion of the traditional Australian bush ballad. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Drawn from the Heart: A Memoir, Brooks, Ron
2 Brooks, Ron Drawn from the Heart: A Memoir
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2010 1742371558 / 9781742371559 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Large 0ctavo 
325 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to front cover of book. All else as new. Children's Book Council of Australia award sticker to front of dustjacket. Colour illustrations, from books Brooks has illustrated, throughout. "By turns fierce and tender, despairing and joyous, Drawn from the Heart is the story of a life lived intensely in search of truth, love and beauty. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Wildheart, Carmody, Isobelle
3 Carmody, Isobelle Wildheart
Gosford, NSW, Australia Omnibus Books / Scholastic Australia 2002 1862914052 / 9781862914056 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto Steven Woolman 
Unpaginated. Slight bump to heel of spine. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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4 Catterwell, Thelma Aldita and the Forest
Melbourne Dent 1988 0867700858 / 9780867700855 First Pictorial Boards Very Good Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Derrick Stone 
Unpaginated. Small tear to front flap of DW (now protected). DW unclipped. Gift inscription to ffep. Children's picture book about a koala in Morwell National Park, Gippsland, Victoria (Australia). Watercolour illustrations of the surrounding fauna and flora. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Fish for Breakfast, Cresp, Gael
5 Cresp, Gael Fish for Breakfast
Montrose, Vic Benchmark 2002 1876615044 / 9781876615048 First Fine No Jacket Quarto Anna Pignataro 
A Windy Hollow Book. "In possum hat and gumboots, Rebecca collects bait for her first fishing lesson, until a short-sighted sea-eagle spies her. Suddenly, she is carried away, up, up, up into a nest high in the hills." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Dale, Kim Little Tawny
Sydney Hachette Livre Australia 2005 0734407564 / 9780734407566 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated [34]. Very faint scuffing to laminated boards. Internally as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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7 Dale, Kim What Am I?
Port Melbourne, Australia Lothian Books 1999 0734400446 / 9780734400444 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
32, pp. A few almost-invisible light dents to illustrated boards. Every other page is a foldout. Guess the Australian native animals. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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8 Dale, Kim What am I?
Port Melbourne Lothian 1999 0734400446 / 9780734400444 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated. Two tiny chips just above rear lower corner. Inked notation to last (blank) page, slight wave to lower corner of first three or four pages. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Forbes, Ron The Sea Waits...
Sydney Methuen of Australia 1976 0454000227 / 9780454000221 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Landscape Quarto Francia Forbes 
Unpaginated [34]. Boards square and unbumped, but somewhat worn along edges and at corners. Faintest foxing to front and rear pastedowns; otherwise internally unmarked and uncreased. Solidly bound. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Shoes from Grandpa, Fox, Mem
10 Fox, Mem Shoes from Grandpa
Gosford NSW Ashton Scholastic 1989 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Patricia Mullins 
Unpaginated [32 pgs.] Very light edgewear to illustrated boards. Prev. owner's name inked opposite title page. Internally bright, clean, solidly bound. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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11 French, Fiona King Tree
London Oxford University Press 1973 0192796879 / 9780192796875 First Pictorial Boards Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unpaginated. DW, now protected, is unclipped but has edgewear including a small (2 cm) tear to top front cover. Pages are slightly yellowed around the edges, o/w bright, clean, unwrinkled and tightly bound. "Fiona French's illustrations recreate the opulence and splendour of the famous gardens and the gaiety of the Court of the great Sun King." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Gray, Nigel Anna's Ghost
Gosford NSW Ashton Scholastic 1991 0868965839 / 9780868965833 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good + No Jacket Quarto Craig Smith 
Unpaginated. Two or three shallow dents to illustrated boards. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Tjarany/Roughtail: Tjaranykura Tjukurrpa ngaanpa kalkinpa wangka tjukurrtjanu/The Dreaming of the Roughtail Lizard and other stories told by the Kukatja, Greene, Gracie, Joe Tramacchi, and Lucille Gill
13 Greene, Gracie, Joe Tramacchi, and Lucille Gill Tjarany/Roughtail: Tjaranykura Tjukurrpa ngaanpa kalkinpa wangka tjukurrtjanu/The Dreaming of the Roughtail Lizard and other stories told by the Kukatja
Broome, Western Australia Magabala Books 1993 0958810141 / 9780958810142 Revised Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
viii, 53 pp. Corners and ends of spine just a little bumped; short tear to base of spine. Children's Book Council seal on front cover is slightly scuffed. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound. Story is in English and Kukatja. Colour illustrations, including diagrams showing key relationships. Notes on Kukatja and a Kukatja word list. "The entire production is of such excellence that it can be recommended as an art book for collectors, a picture book for children, a book on Aboriginal culture, and a language text. A work of distinction; all ages." --Australian Bookseller and Publisher 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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14 Hathorn, Libby Stuntumble Monday
Blackburn Victoria Collins Dove 1989 0859247856 / 9780859247856 First Hard Cover Good + No Jacket Square Quarto Melissa Webb 
Unpaginated (32 pp). Light edgewear (dents) to illustrated boards. Spine slightly sunned. Prev. owner's stamp to ffep. All three of these flaws are extremely unobtrusive because of the marbled pattern on the boards and eps. Corners very lightly bumped. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Songs with music printed on rear eps. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Games, Hilton, Nette, and Bruce Whatley
15 Hilton, Nette, and Bruce Whatley The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Games
Kingswood SA Working Title Press 2008 1876288779 / 9781876288778 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
Light general and edgewear to boards. Internally as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Verse Ahoy: Early Australian Nursery Rhymes, Holden, Robert (editor)
16 Holden, Robert (editor) Verse Ahoy: Early Australian Nursery Rhymes
Pymble NSW Angus & Robertson 1993 0207180148 / 9780207180149 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Folio Heather Potter 
Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; closed tear to back panel. Book is as new. Bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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17 Lawson, Henry Mary Called Him "Mister"
South Melbourne Macmillan Australia 1991 0732905486 / 9780732905484 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall John Anthony King 
32 pp. Faint scratch to front of laminated pictorial boards (corners not bumped). Tiny dent to lower edge of rear board. Lawson poems about the life of women in the bush. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Kuiyku Mabaigal Waii & Sobai, Laza, Aidan, and Alick Tipoti
18 Laza, Aidan, and Alick Tipoti Kuiyku Mabaigal Waii & Sobai
Broome, Western Australia Magabala Books 1998 1875641408 / 9781875641406 First Paperback Very Good Quarto Alick Tipoti 
24 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Map of Badu Island. "This story tells of life on the Torres Strait Islands before the coming of the missionaries." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Norman Lindsay's Bears, Lindsay, Norman. Selected by Keith Wingrove
19 Lindsay, Norman. Selected by Keith Wingrove Norman Lindsay's Bears
South Melbourne Macmillan 1978 0333251628 / 9780333251621 First Hard Cover Good Good Quarto 
72 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Includes list of bears. "Lindsay's unique understanding and love of Australia's animals are nowhere more apparent than in his enchanting portrayal of Billy and his bush friends. All appear in this selection, which includes both the first and last Billy Bluegum pictures drawn by Norman Lindsay. The drawings are at once a joy to the eye and an inexhaustible source of fun and laughter." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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20 Malbunka, Mary When I Was Little, Like You
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2005 1865089036 / 9781865089034 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Landscape Octavo 
Unpaginated (32 pg). Extremely light wear to edges of unclipped dw. One or two pages have light creasing; all else fine. Mary Malbunka's reminiscences of growing up at Papunya "playing with friends, building cubby houses, climbing trees, collecting sugarbag, digging for honey ants, hunting for lizards, and learning about the seasons, animals and plants, (in which) she creates a vivid picture of a truly Australian childhood in which country -- ngurra -- is life itself." 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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