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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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The Little Prince [Wordsworth Classics]

By: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 2018

Seller ID: 9781840227604

ISBN: 1840227605

Condition: New


The Little Prince is a modern fable, and for readers far and wide both the title and the work have exerted a pull far in excess of the book's brevity. Written and published first by Antoine de St-Exupery in 1943, only a year before his plane disappeared on a reconnaissance flight, it is one of the world's most widely translated books, enjoyed by adults and children alike. In the meeting of the narrator who has ditched his plane in the Sahara desert, and the little prince, who has dropped there through time and space from his tiny asteroid, comes an intersection of two worlds, the one governed ... 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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A Christmas Carol [Puffin Classics] [used book]

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2009

Edition: Puffin Classics

Seller ID: 0141330856

ISBN: 0141330856

Condition: Good


In October 1843, Charles Dickens ? heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ? began work on a book to help supplement his family's meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this perennial favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill. With its characters exhibiting many qualities ? as well as failures ? often ascribed to Dickens himself, the imaginative and entertaining tale relates ... View more info

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A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books [Oxford World's Classics]

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $20.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: World's Classics

Seller ID: 9780199536306

ISBN: 0199536309

Condition: New


'What was merry Christmas to Scrooge? Out upon merry Christmas! What good had it ever done to him?' Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it stands for, but a ghostly visitor foretells three apparitions who will thaw Scrooge's frozen heart. A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man. A... View more info

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A Christmas Carol [Collins Classics]

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2013

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350865

ISBN: 0007350864

Condition: New


'I am the Ghost of Christmas Present,' said the Spirit. 'Look upon me!'A celebration of Christmas, a tale of redemption and a critique on Victorian society, Dickens' atmospheric novella follows the miserly, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge who views Christmas as 'humbug'. It is only through a series of eerie, life-changing visits from the ghost of his deceased business partner Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future that he begins to see the error of his ways. With heart-rending characters, rich imagery and evocative language, the message of A Christmas Carol remains as sig... View more info

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A Christmas Carol [Dover Thrift Editions]

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.99

Publisher: USA, Dover: 1991

Edition: Dover Thrift Edition

Seller ID: 9780486268651

ISBN: 0486268659

Condition: New


In October 1843, Charles Dickens ? heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ? began work on a book to help supplement his family's meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this perennial favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill. With its characters exhibiting many qualities ? as well as failures ? often ascribed to Dickens himself, the imaginative and entertaining tale relates ... 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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The Old Man and the Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2007

Seller ID: 9780099273967

ISBN: 0099273969

Condition: New


Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the tale of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. This story of heroic endeavour won Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature. It stands as a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements. 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: 50th Anniversary Edition

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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Robin Hood

By: Henry Gilbert

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 1995

Edition: Wordsworth Classics

Seller ID: 9781853261275

ISBN: 1853261270

Condition: New


Robin Hood is the best-loved outlaw of all time. In this edition, Henry Gilbert tells of the adventures of the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest - Robin himself, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Alan-a-Dale, as well as Maid Marian, good King Richard, and Robin's deadly enemies Guy of Gisborne and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. AUTHOR: Henry Gilbert (1868 1937) was a journalist, who wrote a number of books for children based on historical figures, mainly legendary, the most popular of which is 'Robin Hood'. 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

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The Complete Stories of Oz - 15in1 Special Edition

By: L. Frank Baum

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 2012

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 004546

ISBN: 1840226951

Condition: New


When Uncle Henry and Aunt Em's grey, grim Kansas farmhouse was picked up by the great summer cyclone, a wondrous adventure had begun. The whole house whirled around two or three times then rose slowly through the air with little Dorothy and dog Toto inside. After what seemed an age to Dorothy the house landed with a great crash and upon opening the door she and Toto were amazed to see a beautiful brilliant green land full of sunshine and flowers. It is not long before she and Toto meet the motley crew - Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Woodman - who are to become her travelling companions along the Yel... View more info

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Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

By: Lewis Carroll

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Seller ID: 9781853261183

ISBN: 1853261181

Condition: New


This edition contains Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass. It is illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel, whose drawings for the books add so much to the enjoyment of them. Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, the Red Queen and the White Rabbit all make their appearances, and are now familiar figures in writing, conversation and idiom. So too, are Carroll's delightful verses such as 'The Walrus and the Carpenter' and the inspired jargon of that masterly Wordsworthian parody, 'The Jabberwocky'. View more info

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Alice in Wonderland [used book]

By: Lewis Carroll

Price: $4.00

Publisher: USA, Scholastic: 2002

Seller ID: 004311

ISBN: 0439291496

Condition: Good


Alice in Wonderland is one of the most popular, inviting, and adventurous stories of all time. One normal summer day, Alice is sitting on the riverbank when a big, white, talking rabbit runs past. He pops into a big rabbit hole, and Alice follows him down, down, down into a strange and magical land. Alice has many exciting adventures in this extraordinary place called Wonderland. Here, anything can happen: All the animals talk, a deck of cards comes to life, and everything gets curiouser and curiouser. This is the timeless tale of Alice's adventures in Wonderland. View more info

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The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

By: Mark Twain

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Penguin: 2015

Seller ID: 9780143107330

ISBN: 014310733X

Condition: New


The exploits of Tom Sawyer, a consummate prankster with a quick wit, captivate children of all ages. Yet through the novel's humorous escapades, from the episodes of the whitewashed fence and the ordeal in the cave to the trial of Injun Joe, Mark Twain explores deeper themes within the adult world Tom will one day join. These include the baser human instincts of dishonesty and superstition, murder and revenge, starvation and slavery. This edition features a new introduction and notes by leading Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen that situates the novel for a contemporary audience. About the... View more info