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That Aussie Christman Book, Andrew Daddo,Terry Denton
1 Andrew Daddo,Terry Denton That Aussie Christman Book
Australia Scholastic 2007 1741690439 / 9781741690439 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Terry Denton 
183 pages. Streuth! It's another flamin' Christmas book from Scholastic! The author of Good Night, Me; Youse Two; Muffin Top; Sprung; and countless other beloved Aussie tales offers up a new collection of wickedly funny stories! Andrew Daddo's brilliant ability to tap into the inner child and deliver stories that will ring true with kids is more outstanding than ever in this collection of hilarious, quirky accounts of Christmas-the Aussie way! Packed with stories, unfortunate twists and silly alterations, some of Daddo's stories are loosely based on his own family Christmas experiences, while others are just far-out super-silly tales that we know children of this age group love. Andrew Daddo well known to television audiences in Australia and overseas for more than ten years, as a presenter on American MTV, Lonely Planet, 11 AM, and (with Ernie Dingo) Kidspeak and Olympic Sunrise. He is a reporter on the current series of The Great Outdoors. He is a mad golfer and lives with his wife Jacqui, son Felix and baby daughter Anouk on Sydney s northern beaches. Terry Denton is one of Australia s best loved artists: he has won many awards including Picture Book of the Year, and he created the look for ABCTV s internationally successful children s show Lift Off. Terry lives with his wife and children in Mornington. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Great Aussie Trivia, Andrews, Malcolm
2 Andrews, Malcolm Great Aussie Trivia
Australia Horwitz Grahame 1986 072551874X / 9780725518745 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Good 12mo Bill Mitchell 
123 pages including b/w illustrations. Name and stamp in front fly. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Flash & Brash With Fries on the Side: Doing California, Ann Rickard
3 Ann Rickard Flash & Brash With Fries on the Side: Doing California
Australia New Holland 2006 1741103681 / 9781741103687 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
255 pages. Follow the quintessential Aussie couple as they check out the biggest trees, the biggest sandwiches, the biggest houses and more. California as you've never seen it before. Award winning travel author Ann Rickard decided to take a road trip around California (with a small detour to Nevada and Las Vegas). With her husband Geoffrey they hire a car and explore the breadth and depth of this rich and fascinating American state: there's the gold country and cowboy towns, the glamour of Hollywood and the breathtaking nature of Yosemite, junk food and gourmet cuisine, the 800 miles (not kilometres) of beautiful coastline and, to the authors great relief and delight, a wine region. Ann declares at the outset that she likes America and Americans, and this is reflected in the narrative as she reveals the weird and wacky side of the Californian Dream with light-hearted insights and comical asides. Geoffrey, he of the ever-ready corkscrew, keeps a steady hand on the wheel as this road trip unravels. Follow the quintessential Aussie couple as they check out the biggest trees, the biggest sandwiches, the biggest houses and the biggest backsides on the planet. Yes, this is California, but not as you've seen it before. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Introducing Ozcroc ... the Little Croc Wonder from Down Under Book 1, Augustine, Geoff
4 Augustine, Geoff Introducing Ozcroc ... the Little Croc Wonder from Down Under Book 1
Australia Budget Books 1988 0732302129 / 9780732302122 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 8vo 
Unpaginated oblong book. 64 pages. Straight from Kakadu and into your hearts comes Ozcroc, the little wonder from Down Under. Following in the great Aussie tradition of Ginger Meggs and Jacko, Ozcroc is deadset certain to be the next Aussie star to ‘swamp’ the world. This is Ozcroc's first comic book. Travel with Ozcroc and his mate Milt the Ranger. from the U.S. of A. to the back of Bourke, through the streets of New York, and both sides of the Black Stump. Geoff Augustine, well-known cartoonist and former Herald & Weekly Times comic strip artist, has created Ozcroc with that special Aussie warmth and humour that has made Australians the flavour of the decade in New York London and Tokyo. /Vatch out for Ozcroc, the lovable larrikin from ‘Down Under'. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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My Career Behind the Iron Curtain, Barry, Andrew
5 Barry, Andrew My Career Behind the Iron Curtain
Australia Veta Pub 2004 0975139800 / 9780975139806 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
162 pages. Was life fun behind the Iron Curtain? It certainly wasn’t! Yet Andrew Barry looks back in time, from a distance, and finds the entertaining side of Working under a totalitarian regime. You Will encounter quirky characters such as Blade, the Communist Party Secretary, the sexy Union Rep, the drunk Minister, the corrupt Manager of the Government Store, the retrained Aristocrat and others oddly shaped by the system. ANDREW BARRY is a Hungarian-born Aussie who arrived in Sydney in 1956 after the failed Hungarian Revolution. This was his first book published after completing a post graduate course in Cognitive Science at the University of NSW - a black comedy about his early engineering years in a totalitarian system. It was launched in June 2004 at Woollahra Library, in Sydney. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Power of Many: The Inside Story, Beasley, Allen
6 Beasley, Allen Power of Many: The Inside Story
Australia Random House 1998 0091837103 / 9780091837105 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
127 pages including colour illustrations. 1997 was it - the season every Port Adelaide supporter had been waiting for. The club generally considered to be the most successful in the history of Aussie Rules had finally gained entry to the AFL, the premier competition in the nation. However, despite a tradition built around an unrelenting will to win and despite being known as ’the Power’, predictions from media experts suggested the newcomers to the competition would struggle. Some even went as far to say Port Adelaide wouldn't win a game. How wrong they were. This is a book written by two diehard supporters who, for around six months of every year, are totally captured by the joy of being fanatical about supporting their club. A book by two people who have the greatest admiration for the achievements of an extraordinary football team in its first year in the big league. Above all, however, The Power of Many is a book that will stand as testament to the dawning of a new era in the history of the Port Adelaide Football Club. An era set to continue one of the finest traditions in Australian sporting history. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Dinkum Aussie Dictionary, Beckett, Richard
7 Beckett, Richard The Dinkum Aussie Dictionary
Australia National Book Pub 1995 1864360585 / 9781864360585 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Very Good 12mo Brendan Akhurst 
59 pages includings drawings. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
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The Days & Dreams of Arcady, Bingham, Geoffrey C.
8 Bingham, Geoffrey C. The Days & Dreams of Arcady
Australia New Creation Pub 1985 0864080174 / 9780864080172 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
xii + 246 pages. The Days & Dreams or Arcady - or Arcadia - was a rustic sylvan retreat from the inanities and cruelties of the world of foolish and vindictive humans. At least so the idea goes. The original Arcady was supposed to have been an actual place where innocence, pleasures and delights as well as good honest work was done, in the absence of a blasé and sophisticated spirit. It was a world of peace and joy, games and dancing. No Arcady exists - as such - but Geoffrey Bingham does write of an Austral Arcady. We are not sure whether it is tongue-in-cheek or cheek-in-tongue, or both! Anyway he writes, and The Days and Dreams of Arcady is an amusing and entertaining collection of short stories. Only the unthinking will miss their point - a message to modern man that he has perhaps missed the richest and most fulfilling of lives in his busy technological world. In any case, it may be just good fun to read Bingham. Entertainment is what good literature is about, and to read a master of pen and humour is no great burden for any reader to bear. PRO HART. As rich in whimsy - if not richer - is Pro hart, famed for his bush and rural paintings. He has taken one story from the many about Arcady, ‘Tally-Ho the Red Fox’, and faithfully interpreted it. Pro Hart has his own Aussie Arcady - wider than Wirril Creek, but much in the same idiom. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Secrets of the Hills & Vales: an explorer's companion, history, adventures and Diversions, Carey, Cristene E.; Williams, Margaret Ann
9 Carey, Cristene E.; Williams, Margaret Ann Secrets of the Hills & Vales: an explorer's companion, history, adventures and Diversions
Australia Adelaide Secrets 1988 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
200 indexed pages including illustrations. Secrets of the Hills and Vales: an explorer’s companion to the Adelaide Hills, the Barossa and Clare Valleys and the Southern Vales. With a guide to wines and wineries by Philip White. Visit English gardens, German bakeries, Aussie wineries. Explore wildflower trails, fauna parks, gold fields. Discover wild orchids and hufendorfs. Learn about bettongs, kegling, bullockies. Taste knodels, witchetty grubs, chevre, marzipan. Listen to a brass band, a folksinger, a cello. Buy a heirloom, a geranium, a goose. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Monkey Trix (Aussie Bites), Carroll, Raewyn
10 Carroll, Raewyn Monkey Trix (Aussie Bites)
Australia Puffin 1997 0140386572 / 9780140386578 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Craig Smith 
64 pages including illustrations. Suddenly the gorilla in Kerry's video game is rolling straight out of the screen and into her living room, full-sized and alive! Mayhem follows until Kerry can work out a way of trapping the gorilla back into the fantasy of the video game. For children aged 6-10 years. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Cocky Too, Clark, Margaret
11 Clark, Margaret Cocky Too
Australia Hodder Headline 2000 0733612105 / 9780733612107 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
133 pages. A cockatoo is brought into Animal Haven with a broken wing. It can talk, so obviously it's someone's pet. To get some clues, the Aussie Angels try talking to it. But who is the owner? Trying to find out where this crazy cockatoo comes from leads to all sorts of adventures. 
Price: 10.50 AUD
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Snap! (Aussie Bites), Clark, Margaret
12 Clark, Margaret Snap! (Aussie Bites)
Australia Puffin 1997 0140386580 / 9780140386585 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Mark Payne 
65 pages. When Patrick is given an old Polaroid camera for his birthday, he decides to take instant photos of people in embarrassing situations, and sell them back to them. He plans to make some serious money. So begins a crazy adventure that includes bullies, bras and bank robbers, and Patrick saving the day. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Bite Your Head Off, Clark, Margaret; Striker, Lee
13 Clark, Margaret; Striker, Lee Bite Your Head Off
Australia Red Fox 1996 0091832802 / 9780091832803 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
143 pages. Rowan, Beth, Jamie and Belinda think their holiday in this rundown seaside resort looks boring. Until they meet ‘Mother’. ‘Mother’ only bites the heads off those she loves, and she Wants to rule the world. So, as you enter her bizarre underground headquarters with Rowan, Beth and their friends, don’t just keep your head down - keep your head! Margaret Clark is an Australian children's author. Some of her most famous works are the "Aussie Angels" series and the young-adult novel "Fat Chance". Ex-library markings/attachments or remnants of and covered in adhesive transparent plastic 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Freeing Billy, Costain, Meredith
14 Costain, Meredith Freeing Billy
Australia Puffin 2000 0141306645 / 9780141306643 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Trish Hill 
63 pages. In the Aussie Nibbles series of stories for primary school children. Benny loves the dog that lives nearby, and is worried because he is getting thinner. When the dog escapes under the fence and comes running to Benny, Benny hopes to be able to give him a new home. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
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Jason Prince (Aussie Bites), Dann, Max
15 Dann, Max Jason Prince (Aussie Bites)
Australia Puffin 2002 014131124X / 9780141311241 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo Stephen Axelsen 
65 pages. Jason Prince lives in an enormouse mansion with twenty-seven servants and his own theme park. But he has only ever left the grounds once when he was born in hospital so when a girl named Grace comes to collect a ball that fell in to his garden he finds a new friend until she says next time he has to go to her house. There he found a new world more exciting than he had ever imagined. A great adventure that will have you wanting more. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
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One Night at Lottie's House (Aussie Bites S.), Dann, Max
16 Dann, Max One Night at Lottie's House (Aussie Bites S.)
Australia Puffin 2004 0143301160 / 9780143301165 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Stephen Axelsen 
63 pages. When Arthur stays at Lottie's mysterious house, he makes sure he's prepared for anything. But the night turns out to be so scary that he is forced to use his ghost-fighting kit - with unexpected results. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Cricket Dictionary, Dunstan, Keith; Hook, Jeff
17 Dunstan, Keith; Hook, Jeff Cricket Dictionary
Australia Sun Books 1990 0725104325 / 9780725104320 Reprint Soft Cover Good 12mo Jeff Hook 
Oblong. 84 pages. The A to Z of the Ancient Game of Cricket from - Appeal: a 250-decibel scream made to overcome the obvious congenital deafness so common in the umpiring profession to Zero: Temperature of the first day of play at Trent Bridge. Following on the bestselling success of FOOTY: An Aussie Rules Dictionary, author and journalist Keith Dunstan and Ieff Hook, of the Melbourne Sun-News Pictorial, once again team up to bring us a hilarious summer spree of the words and phrases of cricket that ever totally bamboozled you. Iust the companion for those washed out lunch intervals and tea-breaks. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Alex Jackson: Grommet, Flynn, Pat
18 Flynn, Pat Alex Jackson: Grommet
Australia Univ of Queensland Pr 2001 0702232238 / 9780702232237 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
132 pages. Alex Jackson can pull moves on a skateboard other Year 8s only dream about. But when it comes to being popular at high school, standing up to the school bully, and falling in love, he has a lot to learn. He might be in for some spills, but he's going to ride the only way he knows how - on the edge. Pat Flynn grew up running around an old dairy farm in Queensland, before moving to Canberra to attend the Australian Institute of Sport on a tennis scholarship. After playing and coaching on the professional circuit he became a teacher, where his observations of young people - their interests and stories - led to him writing about them. Pat Flynn now writes books for a living, in a house near the beach on the Sunshine Coast. He likes to start the day off with a surf and end it walking along the beach with his wife. His books include Get Rich Quick, Don't Kiss Girls, How to Get Dumped, Aussie Chomp: The Mal Rider, The Best Ballgirl and Tom in the Stuff Happens series. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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Margaret Fulton's Book of One Pot Cooking, Fulton, Margaret
19 Fulton, Margaret Margaret Fulton's Book of One Pot Cooking
Australia 0ctopus 1985 0706421248 / 9780706421248 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Good 12mo 
95 pages. An Aussie icon, Margaret Fulton has long been credited with changing the way Australians eat. Her goal with this book is to challenge people to discover simple, nutritious and delicious cooking with just "One Pot Cooking". 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Blokes - An Endangered Species?, Jobson, Sandra
20 Jobson, Sandra Blokes - An Endangered Species?
Australia Pan 1984 0330270516 / 9780330270519 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 16mo Matthew Martin 
203 pages. THE AUSSIE MALE - the legendary bloke - has been having a confusing, time lately, what with women's lib. gay bars and topless beaches. What does the modern bloke think? How is he coping? ls he really becoming - shudder! - a guy? Is sex still important to him? Does. he cook the dinner? Should he? In short, does a bloke still do what a bloke should do? SANDRA JOBSON decided to find out what ike.Gibson, Bob Hdwke, Ion Chappell, Len Evans, Bob Rogers, Jules Zanetti and many more had to say on the subject of Blokes. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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