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Poetry

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Children's Literature:Poetry

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Click Go the Shears
1 Click Go the Shears
Sydney Fontana Picture Lions / Collins Australia 1986 0006623263 / 9780006623267 First Paperback Paperback Very Good Landscape Quarto Robert Ingpen 
Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; shallow crease to upper back corner. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Children's book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Ahlberg, Allan Heard it in the Playground
London Viking Kestrel 1989 0670823724 / 9780670823727 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) 12mo Wegner, Fritz 
110 pp. Very slight wrinkling of laminate to front of illustrated boards. Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Ahlberg, Allan Heard It in the Playground
London Viking Kestrel 1989 0670823724 / 9780670823727 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Small Octavo Fritz Wegtner 
110 pp. A few unobrusive dents to illustrated boards. Lower rear corner a little bumped. Internally as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Cakes and Custard: Children's Rhymes, Alderson, Brian (editor)
4 Alderson, Brian (editor) Cakes and Custard: Children's Rhymes
London Heinemann 1974 0434926000 / 9780434926008 First Hard Cover Good Good Large Octavo Helen Oxenbury 
156 pp + index of first lines. Considerable general and edgewear, including foxing, to price-clipped dustjacket. Splotches to upper edge of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper; gift note opposite half title. Decorated endpapers. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Wonderful colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Familiar nursery rhymes with interesting historical variations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The House that Jack Built, Bishop, Gavin
5 Bishop, Gavin The House that Jack Built
Auckland Scholastic New Zealand 1999 186943434X / 9781869434342 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Landscape Quarto 
Extremely light wear to illustrated boards. Internally as new. "A fresh and fascinating retelling of a traditional rhyme, set in New Zealand at the turn of the 19th century." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The House that Jack Built, Bolan, Emily
6 Bolan, Emily The House that Jack Built
London Macmillan Children's Books 1992 0333569962 / 9780333569962 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's gift note to title page. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Love Songs of the Little Bear, Brown, Margaret Wise
7 Brown, Margaret Wise Love Songs of the Little Bear
New York Hyperion Books for Children 2001 0786805099 / 9780786805099 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto Susan Jeffers 
Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "An ode to the power of parental love and the ways in which it carries a child through the joys of discovery." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Browning, Robert
8 Browning, Robert The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Bath Robert Frederick Ltd. 1993 1850810958 / 9781850810957 First Thus (with corrections) Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket as issued Square Octavo Kate Greenaway 
41 pp. Spine slightly canted. All else as new. Colour illustrations throughout. "Rats! And bit the babies in the cradles, And ate the cheeses out of the vats, And licked the soup from the cooks' own ladles, Split open the kegs of salted sprats, Made nests inside men's Sunday hats, And even spoiled the women's chats, By drowning their speaking With shrieking and squeaking In fifty different sharps and flats." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Usborne Nursery Rhyme Songbook, Danes, Emma & Caroline Hooper (ed.)
9 Danes, Emma & Caroline Hooper (ed.) The Usborne Nursery Rhyme Songbook
London Usborne 1996 0746017049 / 9780746017043 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Parekh, Radhi 
47 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. Contains musical notation, "music specially arranged for young children's voices." Boards with some light wear (several small dents), and light edgewear at spine and corners. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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10 De La Mare, Walter Come Hither Volume II: A Collection of Rymes & Poems for the Young of All Ages
Middlesex, England Kestrel Books 1978 0722654715 / 9780722654712 Reprinted Hard Cover Good + Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Sara Midda, wood engravings By Diana Bloomfield 
404 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped but has light edgewear including discolouration and wrinkling. Wear to upper edges of green cloth boards. Upper edge of text block is foxed. Internally very good -- clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Voice, De La Mare, Walter
11 De La Mare, Walter The Voice
New York Delacorte Press 1986 0385295324 / 9780385295321 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Catherine Brighton 
Unpaginated. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Full-page colour illustrations. "A sequence of poems by Walter de la Mare chosen and illustrated by Catherine Brighton." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A Book of Pacific Lullabies, Duder, Tessa (editor)
12 Duder, Tessa (editor) A Book of Pacific Lullabies
Auckland HarperCollins New Zealand 2002 1869504496 / 9781869504496 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Landscape Quarto Anton Petrov 
Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Poems by Sia Figiel, Michaelanne Forster, Margaret Mahy, Hinewehi Mohi, Joy Cowley, John Marsden, Trish Gribben, Patricia Grace, Wendy Orr, Peggy Dunstan, Joy Watson, Jocelyn Marshall, Barbara Else, Anna Maria Dell'oso, Tess Duder, Melini Fasavalu, Colin Gibson. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13 Dutton, Geoffrey On My Island
Melbourne F. W. Cheshire 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall John Perceval 
42 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not clipped but has edgewear including discolouration, chipping and small closed tears. Black cloth boards a little bumped and worn at corners and extremities of backstrip. Shallow tear and a little smudging to ffep, otherwise internally clean and solidly bound. DW illustrated, front and back, with colour reproduction of Perceval's "Coastal Crab". Dutton's poetry for children (inspired by South Australia's Kangaroo Island) is accompanied by Perceval's b/w drawings. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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This Realm, Elson, Diane
14 Elson, Diane This Realm
UK World's Work 1982 0437377059 / 9780437377050 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Large Octavo 
106 pp. Light general and edgewear (discolouration, a few creases) to unclipped dustjacket. Very faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. An anthology of poems and prose celebrating England. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Nursery Rhymes of London Town, Farjeon, Eleanor
15 Farjeon, Eleanor Nursery Rhymes of London Town
London Duckworth 1973 0715607367 / 9780715607367 Reprint Paperback Good 12mo Macdonald Gill 
122 pp. Cover slightly soiled and edgeworn, damage to lower front corners of front and back covers. Spine not creased. Long inked gift inscription to first page. A few pages creased at upper corners. Pages clean, bright, and tightly bound. Contains Nursery Rhymes of London Town, first published 1916, and More Nursery Rhymes of London Town, first published 1917. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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16 Foster, John Spaceways: An Anthology of Space Poems
Oxford Oxford University Press 1986 0192760688 / 9780192760685 First Edition Paperback Good+ Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
127 pp. Cover slightly creased. Two or three small stamps are only evidence of ex-library status. Internally bright, clean and tightly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Still As a Star: A Book of Nighttime Poems, Hopkins, Lee Bennett
17 Hopkins, Lee Bennett Still As a Star: A Book of Nighttime Poems
Boston Little Brown & Company 1989 0316372722 / 9780316372725 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto Karen Milone 
29 pp. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. All else as new. Colour illustrations throughout. Poems by Carl Sandburg, Eleanor Farjeon, many others. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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All Change, Houston, Libby
18 Houston, Libby All Change
Oxford Oxford University Press 1993 0192760645 / 9780192760647 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
107 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, has very light edgewear and is not price clipped. There is a 1" dent on the front panel of both book and dw. It is closed and unobtrusive. Book is otherwise near fine. Poems are illustrated with black-and-white drawings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Fairies and Phantoms, Jennings, Linda (Compiler)
19 Jennings, Linda (Compiler) Fairies and Phantoms
London Hodder & Stoughton 1987 0340395141 / 9780340395141 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Small Quarto Sally Gregory 
Spine very lightly sunned. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Colour illustrations throughout. "Witches, ghosts, fairies and goblins abound in this magical collection of poetry by such authors as Thomas Hardy, William Shakespeare, Walter de la Mare, Leonard Clark, and others." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Song of Hiawatha, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
20 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth The Song of Hiawatha
Victoria (Australia) The Five Mile Press 2002 1865036684 / 9781865036687 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto Margaret Early 
Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light edgewear to boards. Internally as new. "Longfellow's epic poem is far too long to publish in full in a book of this kind, so excerpts only have been reproduced here (illustrated by Margaret Early's stunning images). Linking text, which summarises the narrative, has been added, so children can follow the story, as well as being exposed to the beauty of Longfellow's classic verse." --Publisher's Note 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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