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The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses

By: A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Australia, National Library of Australia: 2014

Seller ID: 001184

ISBN: 064227858X

Condition: New


These books were originally published in 1914 as a 'pocket editions for the trenches', designed for soldiers to slip into their back pockets and carry with them through their war days. Probably purchased by wives, girlfriends and mothers, they were a little piece of Australia to relish amongst the horrors of war. The 47 poems in the book include all the favourites: A Bush Christening, A Mountain Station, Black Swans, Clancy of the Overflow, Conroy's Gap, In the Droving D... View more info

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Irish Fairy and Folk Tales: Leatherbound Pocket Edition

By: Barnes and Noble

Price: $19.90

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2015

Seller ID: 001905

ISBN: 1435155939

Condition: New


The small size means it will fit in a pocket or bag. This special pocket edition of features an elegant bonded-leather binding, distinctive gilt edging, and decorative endpapers. It's the perfect gift for anyone interested in Irish folklore. View more info

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A Rugged Bunch of Diggers Book 2: A must for anyone who has ever pulled on an army boot [used book][out of print]

By: Bill Charlton

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Charlton Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: A1121

ISBN: 095776202X

Condition: Good


A second book of poetry by Bill Charlton, Vietnam War veteran about personnel of the Australian Army. 94 pages. View more info

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A Rugged Bunch of Diggers Book 1: A must for anyone who has ever pulled on an army boot [used book][out of print]

By: Bill Charlton

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Charlton Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: A1120

ISBN: 0957762003

Condition: Good


In compiling this book of poems, I don't think I have over emphasised enough, the importance of humour in Army life. It was the one vital ingredient that was necessary in toning down the extent of hardships endured, the loneliness, & personal tragedies experienced by most servicemen & ex-servicemen. 80 pages. View more info

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Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature

By: Edited by Anita Heiss and Peter Minter

Price: $29.90

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Seller ID: A1011

ISBN: 1741754380

Condition: New


An authoritative collection of Australian Aboriginal writing over two centuries, across a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. Including some of the most distinctive writing produced in Australia, it offers rich insights into Aboriginal culture and experience. A groundbreaking collection of work from some of the great Australian Aboriginal writers, the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature offers a rich panorama of over 200 years of Aboriginal cult... View more info

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A Celebration of Motherhood: A Beautifully Illustrated Anthology of Verse and Prose

By: Edited by Fiona Hunter

Price: $9.90

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2013

Seller ID: 000494

ISBN: 0754826341

Condition: New


This title is a beautiful illustrated anthology of verse and prose. This lavishly-illustrated and decorative collection brings together beautiful works of art that have been specially selected to accompany delightful pieces of verse and prose. It is a book that commemorates and reveres the role of mothers in families and in society. It is the ideal gift for every mother of any age, and for children at any stage of their lives, who remember their mothers with love and gra... View more info

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Rich and Rare: A Collection of Australian Stories, Poetry and Artwork

By: Edited by Paul Collins

Price: $19.90

Publisher: Australia, Ford Street Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003186

ISBN: 1925272117

Condition: New


An anthology can be compared to a patchwork quilt, sewn by many hands. Each piece in the patchwork is different: distinctive in texture, shape, pattern, colour. Each piece, separately created, has its own individuality, is its own thing, and could exist on its own. You are about to enjoy some of Australia's best stories, poetry and artwork from the likes of: Shaun Tan Leigh Hobbs James Roy Justin D'Ath Kirsty Murray Simon Higgins Gary Crew Scot Gardner and many others ... View more info

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The Great Gatsby : Popular Penguins

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 001647

ISBN: 0141037636

Condition: New


F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby brilliantly captures the disillusion of a society obsessed with wealth and status. Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby appears to have it all, yet he yearns for the one thing that will always be out of his reach, the absence of which renders his life of glittering parties and bright young things ultimately hollow. Gatsby's tragic pursuit of his dream is often cited as the Great American Novel. View more info

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This Side of Paradise and Other Classic Works

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $39.90

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 000414

ISBN: 1435146190

Condition: New


This is a beautiful gift edition of the classic novel. It was an instant bestseller upon its release, capturing the spirit of the roaring twenties. If the 'Roaring Twenties' are remembered as the era of 'flaming youth', it was F. Scott Fitzgerald who lit the fire. His semi-autobiographical first novel, This Side of Paradise, became an instant best-seller and established an image of seemingly carefree, party-mad young men and women out to create a new morality for a new, ... View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Seller ID: 000896

ISBN: 1840224029

Condition: New


Uncle Tom's Cabin is the most popular, influential and controversial book written by an American. Stowe's rich, panoramic novel passionately dramatises why the whole of America is implicated in and responsible for the sin of slavery, and resoundingly concludes that only 'repentance, justice and mercy' will prevent the onset of 'the wrath of Almighty God!'. View more info

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Shoctopus: Poems to Grip You!

By: Harry Laing

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Australia, Bunda Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003092

ISBN: 0980435021

Condition: New


Shape-poems, verb-poems, chants, rhymes, songs and rap, they're all just jumping off the page in this collection of illustrated poems. They're not just funny, they'll make you see the world differently. Featuring Alien Dads, Jellyfish, Acrobat Rats, Wheelie-bin raps and the incredible Supertap. Plus Clinton De Vere's illustrations make it an even more fun experience. View more info

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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays: The Pillars of the Community / The Wild Duck / Hedda Gabler

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 000581

ISBN: 0141195215

Condition: New


IIn these three unforgettably intense plays, Henrik Ibsen explores the problems of personal and social morality that he perceived in the world around him and, in particular, the complex nature of truth. The Pillars of the Community (1877) depicts a corrupt shipowner's struggle to hide the sins of his past at the expense of another man's reputation, while in The Wild Duck (1884) an idealist, believing he must tell the truth at any cost, destroys a family by exposing the l... View more info

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A Doll's House and Other Plays: A Doll's House / The League of Youth / The Lady from the Sea

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin Classics: 2008

Seller ID: 000580

ISBN: 0140441468

Condition: New


The three plays in this volume, each written a decade apart, demonstrate different sides of Henrik Ibsen's genius, but all deal with themes of alienation from society and the breaking down of convention. A Doll's House (1879) portrays a woman questioning her duty to her husband and seeking to escape the stifling confines of her marriage - a theme that shocked contemporary audiences and established Ibsen's name outside Scandinavia. In The League of Youth (1869), his first... View more info

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The Cattle Dog's Revenge: Bush Ballads and Yarns

By: Jack Drake

Price: $24.90

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003985

ISBN: 1921920491

Condition: New


The Australian bushmans sense of humour is legendary dry, laconic and with a good bite. Jack Drake is one of Australia's best writers and reciters of this comic bush verse. He also has a great sense of farcical and the crazy tall story. These are ballads and yarns you'll want to recite in the evenings on the verandah. View more info

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Notes on Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby: Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

By: Kate Maurer

Price: $5.95

Publisher: USA, CliffsNotes: 2000

Seller ID: 001646

ISBN: 0764586017

Condition: New


The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Great Gatsby explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of triumph, tragedy, and a classic love triangle in the 1920s. Following the story of a young Midwesterner who's fascinated by the mysterious past and opulent lif... View more info

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The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow #7 Osprey Dark

By: Mark Latham

Price: $24.90

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002008

ISBN: 1472807979

Condition: New


The legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the great tales of American folklore, supposedly stemming from Washington Irving's famous short story. But what if there was more to the ghostly fable than meets the eye? What if Irving's account was based on fact? And what if the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow was not unique, but merely one of a strange line of malevolent spirits sighted across the world, bringing misfortune to all that witness them? Within this book you will fi... View more info

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Don Quixote

By: Miguel de Cervantes

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1992

Seller ID: 000867

ISBN: 1853260363

Condition: New


Translated by P. A. Motteux With an Introduction and Notes by Stephen Boyd, University College, Cork Cervantes' tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant, tilts at windmills and battles with sheep in the service of the lady of his dreams, Dulcinea del Toboso, has fascinated generations of readers, and inspired other creative artists such as Flaubert, Picasso and Richard Strauss. The tall, thin knight and his short, fat squire, Sancho Panza, have found their ... View more info

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Oxford Children's Rhyming Dictionary: An alphabetical dictionary of rhymes for all primary school children

By: Oxford Dictionaries

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: A1170

ISBN: 0192735586

Condition: New


The Oxford Children's Rhyming Dictionary is the perfect tool to help children write their own poetry. The alphabetical list of words that rhyme and index of sounds make it simple to find a rhyme, as well as reinforcing spelling skills. These are accompanied by lively illustrations, and lots of amusing and inspiring poems by John Foster.At the back of the book are engaging activities which explain many types of rhymes, from raps and chants to limericks and couplets, to he... View more info

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Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary: Over 1000 rhyming words for young children writing first poems

By: Oxford Dictionaries

Price: $10.90

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: A1171

ISBN: 0192735594

Condition: New


Have fun in the sun, drink lemonade in the shade and be inspired to write about pirates, kings and magic rings in the Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary. The dictionary contains a clear and simple alphabetical list of words that rhyme and rhyming sounds, as well as an index to make finding words simple. John Foster's lively poems accompany the rhyming sounds, and every page features bright and colourful illustrations. Children can expand their vocabulary, practise phonic so... View more info

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary 2nd Revised Edition

By: Oxford Dictionaries

Price: $19.90

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: A1172

ISBN: 0199674221

Condition: New


From writing poems to writing birthday cards, and from composing advertising slogans to music lyrics, the New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary has what every writer (or budding writer) needs. It contains rhymes for over 45,000 words, including proper names, place names, and foreign terms used in English. The clear organization and layout make it easy to find the rhymes you are looking for. Words are grouped usefully by sound and there is also a complete A-Z index to help you qu... View more info