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1 Cockcrow! An Animal Families Mix and Match Book
Germany Ragged Bears 1992 1857140133 / 9781857140132 First English Language Thin Card Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Barbel Skarabela 
Children's picture flip-card book. Very good internally, some wear to front and back cover. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 The Baby and Toddler Treasury
London Penguin / Viking 2000 0670893501 / 9780670893508 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
128 pp. Abridged version of "The Puffin Baby and Toddler Treasury" Viking 1998. Fine except for slightest edgewear (tiny wrinkles) to dustwrapper (now protected) and a small wrinkle to the front flyleaf. Classic poems and stories for the smallest children. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 The Oxford Nursery Book
Oxford Oxford University Press 1995 0192781294 / 9780192781291 First Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Ian Beck 
96 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not clipped, but has very light edgewear. Book is very good except for some staining and pen marks on the rear free endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Little Who's Zoo of Mild Animals, Aiken, Conrad
4 Aiken, Conrad A Little Who's Zoo of Mild Animals
London Jonathan Cape 1977 0224013513 / 9780224013512 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated (30 pp). Light edgewear to illustrated boards. Spine slightly discoloured. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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5 Almqvist, Bertil The Vasa Saga
Belgium Bonniers Junior Forlag AB 1990 9148390933 / 9789148390938 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
23 pp. Corners of illustrated laminated boards a little bumped. Internally unmarked, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Anno's USA, Anno, Mitsumasa
6 Anno, Mitsumasa Anno's USA
London The Bodley Head 1983 0370305701 / 9780370305707 First British Edition Hard Cover Good Quarto 
Unpaginated. Light general and edgewear to illustrated boards. Corners lightly bumped. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. The wordless pages begin with a lone boatsman, and end with two pages of text, which list a few of the things the keen observer can spot: "children's book characters from Where the Wild Things Are, Make Way for Ducklings, the Little House books, Millions of Cats, the Rabbits' Wedding, The Wizard of Oz, Harry the Dirty Dog and many more; the paintings of George Bingham, Grant Wood, Winslow Homer, Whistler and Wyeth, and a special favourite, Edward Hicks's The Peaceable Kingdom; there are scenes from the film epics Gone with the Wind, Shane and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; and of course America's famous landmarks, from The Capitol Building in Washington to Preservation Hall in New Orleans." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 Anno, Mitsumasa Dr. Anno's Magical Midnight Circus
New York John Weatherhill 1979 0834820110 / 9780834820111 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
27 pp. Very faint scratches to illustrated boards. Previous owner's inked name to ffep. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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8 Ball, Sara Somewhere in Africa - A Mix-And-match Book
Germany Ragged Bears 1987 First Thus Thin Card Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Flip-card book. "You can arrange 343 unusual combinations, and there are signs indicating the correct combination." Spiral-bound. Very light general wear to front and rear covers, very good internally. Scarce. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Idjhil -- and the Land cried for its lost soul, Bell, Helen
9 Bell, Helen Idjhil -- and the Land cried for its lost soul
Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2003 1876268905 / 9781876268909 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Quarto Helen Bell 
40 pp. A little faint scuffing to covers; corners very slightly creased. Internally as new. Includes references. "From earliest childhood Idjhil knew that he was destined to be a leader of his people. As his father and grandfather taught him traditional hunting skills, he savoured the joys and challenges of living a Nyungar way of life in the bush that was his home. Secure and content, Idjhil was unaware that his life was about to change forever. -- Idjhil is the moving story of a Western Australian Aboriginal boy who, at the age of nine, is taken from his family in accordance with the official government policy of the time. Although written as fiction, it is based on the memories and experiences of people still alive today." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The House that Jack Built, Bishop, Gavin
10 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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Chai the Kangaroo, Blashki, Pam
11 Blashki, Pam Chai the Kangaroo
Richmond Victoria Heinemann Australia 1985 0858593831 / 9780858593831 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Clifton Pugh 
48 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Children's book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Brothers Grimm Rumpelstiltskin
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1967 Cloth Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Jacqueline Ayer 
Unpaginated. Small stain to ffep and back edge of DW. Shadow of a pricetag on front of DW. Edges of book and DW are worn. Interior is beautiful -- clean, bright, unwrinkled. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Why Can't I Fly?, Brown, Ken
13 Brown, Ken Why Can't I Fly?
London Doubleday 1990 0385412096 / 9780385412094 First Hard Cover Good Very Good Octavo 
Unpaginated. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped. Small tear/splotch to two pages, otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Love Songs of the Little Bear, Brown, Margaret Wise
14 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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Voices in the Park, Browne, Anthony
15 Browne, Anthony Voices in the Park
London Picture Corgi 1999 0552545643 / 9780552545648 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
Colour illustrations. Excellent condition internally. Some light creasing to wraps, corners very lightly bumped. Children's picture book. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Fairy Tale about Ivan the Son of the Czar, the Firebird and about the Grey Wolf, Burkatovskij, Etienne
16 Burkatovskij, Etienne The Fairy Tale about Ivan the Son of the Czar, the Firebird and about the Grey Wolf
Ascom GmbH 1986 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated [24 pgs]. A little light wear to illustrated boards; upper corners just slightly bumped. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound, with just a few shallow thumbing creases. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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A Penguin for Poppy, Burt, Denise
17 Burt, Denise A Penguin for Poppy
Blackburn, Vic Childerset 1981 0 909404 77 1 / 9780909404772 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo Ron Ryan (photography) 
Unpaginated. Tiny bumps and dents to edges of illustrated boards. All else bright, clean, solidly bound. A story of southern Australia's fairy penguins, illustrated with beautiful colour photos of the little penguins waddling ashore in the evenings. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Lobster Quadrille, Carroll, Lewis
18 Carroll, Lewis Lobster Quadrille
Sydney Collins Australia 1989 0732248760 / 9780732248765 First Australian Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto John Anthony King 
Ends of spine worn and bumped. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound, with just a few pages having light reading creases.. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Aldita and the Forest, Catterwell, Thelma
19 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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20 Cole, Joanna Night Time Animals as Large as Life
London Walker Books 1985 0744502403 / 9780744502404 First Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Kenneth Lilly 
Unpaginated. Illustrated boards have one or two very small dents along edges, otherwise clean, bright and unbumped. Light wear to base of spine. Interior is unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. "Every animal in this unique book is shown life-size.... All of them are described in a short text perfectly suited to young children, and more detailed information is provided in a special section of Natural History Notes." Companion to the author and illustrator's "Daytime Animals". 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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