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Children's Picture Books

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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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The Aboriginal Children's History of Australia, Australia's Aboriginal Children
2 Australia's Aboriginal Children The Aboriginal Children's History of Australia
Rigby 1977 0727002368 / 9780727002365 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Square Quarto Australia's Aboriginal Children 
149 pp. Edgewear (creases, mostly) to unclipped dustjacket. Edgewear and a little fading to orange boards. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Children's book. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Smallest Koala, Broome, Errol
3 Broome, Errol The Smallest Koala
Ashburton, Victoria Buttercup Books 1988 094944765X / 9780949447654 Hard Cover Near Fine Good Quarto Gwen Mason Inscribed by Author
General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; long closed tear to back panel. Book is clean, bright, solidly bound. Inscribed by author and illustrator on half-title page. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Wildheart, Carmody, Isobelle
4 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
5 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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6 Dale, Kim What Am I?
Port Melbourne, Australia Lothian Books 1999 0734400446 / 9780734400444 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 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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7 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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8 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
9 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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10 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
11 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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12 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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13 Lawson, Henry Mary Called Him "Mister"
South Melbourne Macmillan Australia 1991 0732905486 / 9780732905484 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 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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When I Was Little, Like You, Malbunka, Mary
14 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: 30.00 AUD
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I Rhyme My Time: A Selection of Poems for Young People, Martin, David
15 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
16 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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17 Miller, David Refugees
Port Melbourne Lothian 2005 0734406339 / 9780734406330 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Quarto 
Unpaginated. A few extremely faint indentations to illustrated boards. Very light crease to last two pages. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Pangkarlangu and the Lost Child, Napurrurla, Molly Tasman. Edited by Christine Nicholls
18 Napurrurla, Molly Tasman. Edited by Christine Nicholls The Pangkarlangu and the Lost Child
Kingswood SA Working Title Press 2002 1876288272 / 9781876288273 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. "When a small boy decides to ignore his parents' advice and follow them out hunting, he meets a huge, wild-eyed, knotty-haired creature with long, sharp toenails and teeth." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Aa Bb Cc: National Museum of Australia, National Museum of Australia
19 National Museum of Australia Aa Bb Cc: National Museum of Australia
U.S.A. National Museum of Australia Press 2003 187694417x / 9781876944179 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) 
A few nearly invisible scuffs to glossy illustrated boards. All else as new. "Take a journey of discovery through Australia's social history with this alphabet book. Each letter of the alphabet is used in a simple word and is illustrated with an object from the National Museum of Australia's collections. Here is a chance to explore and learn by seeing objects within their larger context: find the insect in the bark painting for letter I, see the kangaroo on Australia's first postage stamp for K, or spot the star on a historic Australian flag for S. Can you guess what the button is on for letter B? Where do you think the shells came from to make the necklace for N? Turn to the back of the book to find these and other fascinating facts." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Fishing for Islands: Traditional Boats and Seafarers of the Pacific, Nicholson, John
20 Nicholson, John Fishing for Islands: Traditional Boats and Seafarers of the Pacific
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin 2002 1864485906 / 9781864485905 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
40 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. ""How would you like to cross the Pacific Ocean, a journey thousands of kilometres long, in a homemade boat?" 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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