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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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Aldita and the Forest, Catterwell, Thelma
4 Catterwell, Thelma Aldita and the Forest
Melbourne Dent 1988 0867700858 / 9780867700855 First Pictorial Boards Very Good Good Quarto Derrick Stone 
Unpaginated. Small closed tear to front flap of unclipped dustjacket (now protected). 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: 15.00 AUD
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5 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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6 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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7 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
8 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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9 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
10 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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11 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 Two Wallabies: A Dreaming Narrative, Henry Cook Jakamarra
12 Henry Cook Jakamarra The Two Wallabies: A Dreaming Narrative
Kingswood SA Working Title Press 2002 1876288264 / 9781876288266 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
Light general wear to illustrated covers; all else as new. Includes brief explanation of the Dreaming. Illustrations by Lajamanu Community Education Centre, in the Northern Territory. A creation myth retold for children. "During the Dreaming, two wallabies criss-cross the country, bringing many places and plants into being. But then a flood comes, and one of the wallabies is swept away, leaving the other alone and looking for a new companion." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Smallest Bilby and the Easter Games, Hilton, Nette, and Bruce Whatley
13 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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14 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
15 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
16 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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17 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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The Magic Shells: A Tale of the Great Barrier Reef, Marcus, Ben
18 Marcus, Ben The Magic Shells: A Tale of the Great Barrier Reef
North Ryde NSW Angus & Robertson 1985 0207147779 / 9780207147777 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Large Quarto 
76 pp. Light creasing to upper edge of unclipped dw. A touch of wear to lower edges of blue boards; some discolouration to edges of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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I Rhyme My Time: A Selection of Poems for Young People, Martin, David
19 Martin, David I Rhyme My Time: A Selection of Poems for Young People
Milton, Queensland The Jacaranda Press 1980 070161319X / 9780701613198 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Robert Ingpen 
56 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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How the Birds Got Their Colours: An Aboriginal Story, Mary Albert. Compiled by Pamela Lofts
20 Mary Albert. Compiled by Pamela Lofts How the Birds Got Their Colours: An Aboriginal Story
Lindfield NSW Scholastic Australia 2004 1865046248 / 9781865046242 Reprint Paperback Very Good Landscape Octavo 
Very liight general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. From the Bardi language group, with illustrations based on paintings of the story by Aboriginal children in Broome, Western Australia. "My mother used to tell me lots of stories, but this story I loved the best, because I loved the birds." -- Mary Albert 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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