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The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book [Wordsworth Classics]

By: Rudyard Kipling

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 2018

Seller ID: 9781840227550

ISBN: 1840227559

Condition: New


The Jungle Book introduces Mowgli, the human foundling adopted by a family of wolves. It tells of the enmity between him and the tiger Shere Khan, who killed Mowgli's parents, and of the friendship between the man-cub and Bagheera, the black panther, and Baloo, the sleepy brown bear, who instructs Mowgli in the Laws of the Jungle. The Second Jungle Book contains some of the most thrilling of the Mowgli stories. It includes Red Dog, in which Mowgli forms an unlikely alliance with the python Kaa, How Fear Came and Letting in the Jungle as well as The Spring Running, which brings Mowgli to... View more info

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A Fortunate Life # Australian Children's Classics

By: A. B. Facey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 2012

Seller ID: 9780670076895

ISBN: 0670076899

Condition: New


Born in 1894, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a 'fortunate' one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full - the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man. About the Author A.B. Facey was born in 1894 and grew up on the Kalgoorlie goldfields and in the wheat-belt of Wes... View more info

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The Power Of One [Popular Penguins]

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 9780143204794

ISBN: 0143204793

Condition: New


First with your head and then with your heart . . . To Peekay, a seven-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world, this is a piece of advice that he will carry with him throughout his life. Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, this one small boy will come to lead all the tribes of Africa. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice. Bryce Courtenay's classic bestseller is a story of the triumph of the human spirit - a spellbinding tale for all ages. brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCour... View more info

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Storm Boy - Hardcover Gift Edtion *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Colin Thiele

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2017

Edition: Gift Edition

Seller ID: 9781921024658

ISBN: 1921024658

Condition: New


A moving story which became a magical film, 'Storm Boy' is one of the classics of Australian writing for children. With anticipation of the new film coming out in 2018 this classic edition has new illustrations and is now in a hardback gift edition. Storm Boy saves the life of Mr Percival, and in return the pelican helps Storm Boy's father with his fishing and joins in the rescue of a shipwrecked crew. The boy and the pelican prove friends to the end. View more info

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Storm Boy : 55th Anniversary Edition [Movie Tie-in]

By: Colin Thiele

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2002

Edition: 55th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 9781864368048

ISBN: 1864368047

Condition: New


This 55th anniversary edition of the Colin Thiele classic is being released to coincide with a new major movie remake of Storm Boy starring Jai Courtney and Geoffrey Rush. Storm Boy is the timeless story of Mike "Storm Boy" Kingley who rescues three pelican chicks after their mother is shot. One of the birds, Mr Percival, forms a very special bond with the boy which brings into focus the conflict between his lifestyle in the remote Coorong of South Australia and the external pressures of society including his schooling. Treasured by generations of children, this is a heartwarming- tale about u... View more info

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Storm Boy Picture Book

By: Colin Thiele

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2004

Seller ID: 9781741101874

ISBN: 1741101875

Condition: New


A classic Australian story, illustrated with paintings by renowned artist Robert Ingpen that capture the wave-beaten shore and the windswept sandhills of the Coorong in South Australia, home of Storm Boy and the pelican, Mr Percival. New cover to coincide with a new major movie remake of Storm Boy starring Jai Courtney and Geoffrey Rush. View more info

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Blinky Bill Classic Library: 4 Book Box Set *** Temporarily Out of Stock ***

By: Dorothy Wall

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Five Mile Press: 2014

Seller ID: 004317

ISBN: 176006582X

Condition: New


Join the irrepressible Blinky Billl and his band of animal friends on a host of bush adventures! This set of four hardback books revisits the classic 90s TV show based on characters from Dorothy Wall's original Blinky Bill books. This gift set is the perfect way to introduce young readers to a wonderful Aussie story tradition. Titles included: A Party for Blinky Bill; Blinky Bill to the Rescue; Blinky Bill Learns a Lesson; Blinky Bill and the Naughty Little Owls. View more info

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Charlotte's Web

By: E. B. White

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2014

Seller ID: 9780141354828

ISBN: 0141354828

Condition: New


'I don't want to die! Save me, somebody! Save me!' One spring morning a little girl called Fern rescues a runt and names him Wilbur. But then Wilbur is sent to live on a farm where me meets Charlotte, a beautiful large grey spider. The become best friends and, when Wilbur is faced with the usual fate of nice fat little pigs, Charlotte must find a clever way to save him. About the Author: E.B.White, the author of twenty books of prose and poetry, was awarded the 1970 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for his children's books, Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web. This award is given every five years "t... View more info

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Charlotte's Web : The Bestselling Classic in Colour

By: E. B. White

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2013

Seller ID: 9780141331331

ISBN: 014133133X

Condition: New


Wilbur didn't want food, he wanted love. He wanted a friend - someone who would play with him. One spring morning a little girl called Fern rescues a runt and names him Wilbur. But then Wilbur is sent to live on a farm where he meets Charlotte, a beautiful large grey spider. They become best friends and, when Wilbur is faced with a dreadful fate, Charlotte must find a very clever way to save him. This beautiful full-colour edition is the perfect choice for every family's bookshelf. 'No child should be without a copy.' Daily Mail. About the Author: E.B.White, the author of twenty books of pro... View more info

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Charlotte's Web [Hardcover Cloth Classic]

By: E. B. White

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2016

Edition: Cloth Classics

Seller ID: 9780141368832

ISBN: 0141368837

Condition: New


A beautiful hardback edition of Charlotte's Web by E. B. White. This lovely edition is part of the highly collectible Puffin 'cloth' Classics series - all the titles in the range have attractive 'cloth' textured covers with a stunning repeat pattern design specific to each story. Charlotte's Web makes a perfect addition to the collection which includes some of the best-loved Puffin titles of all time. Charlotte's Web is the unforgettable story of a girl called Fern who loves a little pig called Wilbur. It tells how Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful grey spider, saves Wilbur from the usual fa... View more info

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Stuart Little

By: E. B. White

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2014

Seller ID: 9780141354835

ISBN: 0141354836

Condition: New


Stuart's heart sank. He felt like crying. 'The canoe is gone,' he groaned. Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Though he's shy and thoughtful, he has a very adventurous spirit. When his best friend, a little bird called Margalo, disappears from her nest, Stuart goes out into the wide world on his greatest adventure of all to look for her. But will he find her? About the Author: E.B.White, the author of twenty books of prose and poetry, was awarded the 1970 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for his children's books, Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web. This award is given every five years "to an author... View more info

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The Trumpet of the Swan

By: E. B. White

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2014

Seller ID: 9780141354842

ISBN: 0141354844

Condition: New


THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN is an uplifting story by E. B. White, author of CHARLOTTE'S WEB in which wildlife and nature blend with fantasy to make a tender, humorous and unforgettable animal tale. Unlike other cygnets, Louis, the trumpeter swan, cannot utter a sound. But with the encouragement of his father, Louis sets out to overcome his problem. One way of doing this Louis decides, is to learn to read and write and so he sets off to Montana to find his friend Sam Beaver. Louis goes to school with him and learns to read and write, but when he returns to the lakes and falls in love with the beau... View more info

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The Wishing-Chair Collection: Three Stories in One!

By: Enid Blyton

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Egmont Books Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 001227

ISBN: 1405248483

Condition: New


Whizz off on three magical adventures in one bumper book from the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton. The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair: When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a chair that can fly and grant wishes! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some marvellous adventures - to a castle where they narrowly escape from a giant and rescue Chinky the pixie, to the Land of Dreams, and to a disappearing island! The Wishing-Chair Again: Mollie and Peter are home for the holidays and they long to see their friend C... View more info

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Seven Little Australians # Australian Children's Classics

By: Ethel Turner

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 2012

Seller ID: 001335

ISBN: 0670076872

Condition: New


If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are. Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind. About the Author Born in England in 1870, Ethel Turner came to Australia with her mother and sisters when she was 10 yea... View more info

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Animal Farm [Penguin Student Edition]

By: George Orwell

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1999

Edition: Student Edition

Seller ID: 9780140817690

ISBN: 0140817697

Condition: New


WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RONALD CARTER SERIES EDITORS RONALD CARTER AND JOHN McRAE Penguin Student Editions have been specifically designed for readers who are studying a text in detail. They include a helpful introduction and explanatory notes, character sketches, a text summary, a chronology, a selection of questions and topics for discussion and analysis, as well as suggestions for further reading. Animal Farm is a simple tale of what happens when the animals on Mr Jones's farm get rid of the owner and take the farm over themselves. Their revolution begins with the best of intentions, but is... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird : 50th Anniversary Edition

By: Harper Lee

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2015

Edition: 50

Seller ID: 9780099549482

ISBN: 0099549484

Condition: New


'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man falsely charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina of one man's struggle for justice. But the weight of history wi... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2015

Seller ID: 9781784752637

ISBN: 1784752630

Condition: New


'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.'A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the thirties. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina of one man's struggle for justice. But the weight of history will only t... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1997

Seller ID: 002468

ISBN: 1853268984

Condition: New


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve to be better known, and which will appeal not only to all who are interested in the history of folklore, but also to all those... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2009

Seller ID: 002469

ISBN: 1840221747

Condition: New


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve to be better known, and which will appeal not only to all who are interested in the history of folklore, but also to all those... View more info

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Picnic at Hanging Rock # Australian Children's Classics

By: Joan Lindsay

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 2012

Seller ID: 001332

ISBN: 0670076856

Condition: New


'Don't worry about us, Mam'selle dear,' smiled Miranda. 'We shall only be gone a very little while.' Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind. About the Author Joan Lindsay was born in Melbourne, where she went to school as a day-girl for a few years at Clyde Girls' Grammar, then situated in East St Kilda. She knew and loved the Macedon district from early childhood... View more info