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1. Adams, Jeanie (1990). Pigs and Honey. Adelaide: Omnibus Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback square quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), top corner front cover & some pages faintly creased, staples lightly rusted, minimal edgewear. This children's picture book tells the story of a day in the life of the Aboriginal community at Aurukun, a town on Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland. The author lived in the Aboriginal community at Aurukun from 1976 to 1984, with her family. She worked as a handcrafts adviser, and her husband was a community worker there. The community are happy to share their way of life at Aurukun through this book, so that other children can learn about their life on their own land. ISBN: 1862910502. Our Book No: 29688. $15 AUD.

2. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Lopez, Frank (illustrator) (1979). The Secret of the Cockatoo [SRA Australian Stories]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about the Aboriginal dreamtime and the plainest bird in the bush. The large colourful sketches will keep children of all ages interested in this very special story about one of Australia's most well known birds. ISBN: 0574282076. Our Book No: 10461. $25 AUD.

3. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Olive, Barry (illustrator) (1979). How Echidna Got His Quills (1st ed) [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings (many double-page), minor edgewear. A children's picture story based on Aboriginal mythology. In the beginning when animals are given their attributes, echidna receives nothing, and to save himself from predators he seeks out the Great One who still has nothing to give but some old bones. The bright sketches will delight children of all ages. A great book to add to the collection for someone who has the other books in this wonderful series. (This copy, ISBN apparently incorrectly printed as 0574282041.). ISBN: 0574282033. Our Book No: 2255. $30 AUD.

4. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator) (1979). The Whirlwind and the Frogs (1st ed) [SRA Australian Stories]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, double-page colour drawings, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Children's picture story based on folklore about Australian fauna. This charming book tells the story of the frogs and how they became afraid of the unseen noise. The large colourful sketches and easy-to-read text will delight adults and children alike. ISBN: 0574282327. Our Book No: 22896. $15 AUD.

5. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator); Saxby, Maurice (consultant) (1979). Mopoke and the Moon [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, edgewear. Children's picture story about an owl. ISBN: 0574282092. Our Book No: 6956. $25 AUD.

6. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator) (1979). Wowie the River Monster (1st ed) [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. First edition. Australian children's picture book. Wowie is the biggest and most frightening monster that lived in the river many years ago. This legend tells how he battled the other animals and lost. Wowie's spirit still lives on. ISBN: 0574281886. Our Book No: 20049. $16 AUD.

7. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator); Saxby, Maurice (consultant) (1979). The Tale of the Kangaroo (1st ed) [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, spine ends & cover corners little bumped & scuffed (small tears spine edges), black texta marks front flyleaf (covers owner's names). Australian children's picture story about the legends of why a wombat has a flat head, and why kangaroos have tails. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0574282017. Our Book No: 28751. $10 AUD.

8. Adams, Lee; Artstaff, illustrator (1972). The Tale of the Platypus (1st ed) [Australian Legend Series Book 1]. Sydney: Artstaff. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, spine ends scuffed, minor foxing covers & endpapers & most pages, spine little loose (pages firm), few tiny dents covers, minor edgewear & edge tears. An enchanting children's picture story about a platypus named Little Mooka who was swept away from his family, and the many adventures he had before he made it back home safely. Our Book No: 30368. $15 AUD.

9. Ainsworth, Ruth (1954). Sugar and Spice (Stage One, Book 6) (1st ed) [Ruth Ainsworth Readers]. London: William Heinemann. 30 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, illustrated card covers, black & white drawings, spine ends little worn, top spine rubbed, corner tips little creased, front hinge little split (pages firm), pages faintly toned, small mark one page, minor edgewear. A charming school reader story about two mice who lived with a boy named Teddy. They escaped from their own mouse house and take up residence in a dolls house. Our Book No: 29125. $15 AUD.

10. Aldridge, Alan; Willock, Harry (with); Ryder, George E. (with) (1979). The Peacock Party (1st ed). London: Jonathan Cape. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial covers, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, fold-out colour illustration at rear, title page & rear side fold-out picture lightly foxed, light foxing few pages, spine ends lightly bumped, cover corner tips little rubbed, spine lightly faded. A children's picture book of verses with large colourful illustrations. The very intricate drawings will keep most children very busy for some time. Based on "The Peacock at Home" by A Lady (1807), a sequel to "The Butterfly Ball". ISBN: 0224015915. Our Book No: 30244. $15 AUD.

11. Archer, Jeffrey; Matthews, Derek (illustrator) (1980). Willy Visits the Square World. London: Octopus Books. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, no jacket, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), illustrated endpapers, tiny closed tear bottom edge front cover, minimal edgewear. A charming children's picture story about a boy named Willy and his nervous teddy bear, Randolph, and their search for Yo-Yo, the lost kitten. They find themselves in a fantasy square world where they meet the Fuzzies, Big Whoosh, Upsidedown Bird and the wicked monster Grumpfuzz. The bright illustrations will delight all ages. ISBN: 0706412001. Our Book No: 28074. $12 AUD.

12. Argent, Kerry (2010). One Woolly Wombat. Adelaide, Unley: Omnibus Books / Scholastic Group. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. A popular children's picture book that teaches counting from 1 to 14, as well as Australian native animals. ISBN: 9781862917095. Our Book No: 16968. $12 AUD.

13. Armitage, Kimo; Kaneshiro, Scott (illustrator) (2007). Limu the Blue Turtle and His Hawaiian Garden (Reprint ed). Hawaii: Island Heritage. 27 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny bump top corners covers. This beautifully illustrated story will delight adults and children alike. Limu the blue turtle has a beautiful garden which he looks after. The seaweed tree from the Faraway-Forest becomes too big for the space and Limu with some help from friends finds a more suitable home for it. ISBN: 0931548640. Our Book No: 24956. $12 AUD.

14. Arnold, Caroline; Hewett, Richard (photos) (1990). Dinosaurs Down Under and other Fossils from Australia [Clarion Nonfiction]. New York: Clarion Books. 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page). A picture book about dinosaurs for young adults. ISBN: 0395691192. Our Book No: 7648. $10 AUD.

15. B, A. A.; Helumac; Glazier, Louise M. (illustrator) (1899). Australian Wonderland: A Fairy Chain. London, New York & Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co. 75 + 4 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, fair condition cover (internally good), original illustrated grey cloth cover (marked), black endpapers, black & white drawings (some full-page), spine ends chipped, some foxing many pages, edgewear (shows boards at corners), written & dated dedication half-title page. An illustrated Australian children's fairy tale. Muir 383. Picture of child riding an emu on front cover. It all started when Charlie Brendon was walking from Castlemaine to Muckleford, and while resting met some gnomes. Thus begins his adventures with bush animals, and including an underwater interview with Neptune. Our Book No: 16165. $250 AUD.

16. Barrymore, Josephine; Wilhelm, Lauren (illustrator) (2006). The Bungarra Five (Reprint ed) [Little Aussie Adventure Book]. Perth, Fremantle: Little Aussie Pty Ltd. Unnum 26 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners. An Australian children's picture story about monitor lizards, known as "goannas". The story is fantasy, but the setting of its bush picnic at Yardie Creek is a very real and beautiful place on the Nor'west coast of Western Australia. The "goannas" are sometime called "bungarras". Everything comes in 'fives' in this story - bungarras, fingers, toes, eggs, and eggcups. This very special book will appeal to children of all ages and they can count the things in the story as they go along. ISBN: 0646176013. Our Book No: 29601. $15 AUD.

17. Barske, Dianne (2003). Two Bears There: The Story of Ahpun and Oreo (1st stated ed). Alaska, Anchorage: Publications Consultants. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, illustrated endpapers, few tiny dents rear cover. Children's true picture story about a polar bear named Ahpun, and a brown bear named Oreo, living together as buddies at the zoo. This beautiful book is the second in a series about the intriguing animals at the Alaska Zoo. Illustrated by the author. ISBN: 1888125497. Our Book No: 27258. $13 AUD.

18. Base, Graeme (1988). My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch (Reprint ed) [Picture Puffins]. Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. Unnum 44 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour & sepia (brown-coloured) drawings, base last page creased, cover corner tips little creased, minor edgewear. The first children's book (poetry) by the author/artist, who later wrote the prize-winning children's fantasy book "Animalia". ISBN: 0140509410. Our Book No: 3586. $10 AUD.

19. Base, Graeme (1997). The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery (New ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. Prize-winning children's A-Z fantasy picture book, with text as poetry, about familiar animals in unusual situations. Sealed section intact and unopened at rear. ISBN: 0670879150. Our Book No: 17696. $15 AUD.

20. Base, Graeme (2002). My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch. Melbourne: Claremont / Penguin Books. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page black & white & colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, spine faintly faded. The first children's book (poetry) by the author/artist, who later wrote the prize-winning fantasy book Animalia. The large illustrations will delight any age. ISBN: 0734304501. Our Book No: 3375. $12 AUD.

21. Batchelor, Lindy; Alderton, John (illustrator); Sutton, Emma (designer) (2001). Zooming in on Taronga. Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, cover corners lightly worn, minor creasing covers, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). A children's picture story about a boy named Jordan who went on a photographic adventure to Taronga Zoo. Discover what Jordan does when he discovers that his photos are not what he expects. ISBN: 0858811871. Our Book No: 25146. $20 AUD.

22. Bennett, Rodney; Aris, Ernest (illustrator) (1951). Adventures of Hoppity Bobtail [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 128 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, staples rusted, covers toned & little marked, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. No 218 in this series for ages 7 to 9 years. A story about the adventures of rabbits. (Estimated date, 19xx, McLaren no. 218e, G3822. Originally published, London, 1942.). Our Book No: 16952. $15 AUD.

23. Birchall, Brian; Hodgkinson, Hadley (illustrator) (1976). James the Captain Cook Pig (1st ed) [New Zealand Golden Book]. Auckland: Golden Press. Unnum 34 pp. Hardback square octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, faint foxing pastedowns & title page, few tiny dents front cover. A charming children's picture story about a pig who gets lost from his family, and with a little help from some humans he finds his family and his home again. ISBN: 0855584041. Our Book No: 22852. $12 AUD.

24. Blashki, Pam; Pugh, Clifton (1985). Chai the Kangaroo (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Heinemann. 48 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (some full-page), faint foxing reverse side jacket, light rubbing base spine. Pictures by Clifton Pugh, text by Pam Blashki. Children's picture story about Chai, the pet kangaroo adopted by artist Clifton Pugh. This story is partly funny, partly sad, but told exactly as it happened. ISBN: 0858593831. Our Book No: 22413. $18 AUD.

25. Blyton, Enid (retold) (1960). Brer Rabbit and His Friends (1st Australian ed) [Olde Thatch Series]. Melbourne: Macmillan & Co. 64 pp. Paperback small, good condition, green flexible pictorial covers, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, mark top edge, top spine little rubbed, covers little faded, spine & one page little creased, front hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear. A book of short stories for children in which with full-page black & white drawings Brer Rabbit is joined by Brer Fox and a cast of characters. Our Book No: 29212. $18 AUD.

26. Bonn, David (editor); McKee, Sue (illustrator) (2001). Uluru Stories (2nd ed). Alice Springs: Tanami Press. 39 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, reader crease spine, minor edgewear. The stories centre around animal and plant life that is very important to the Aboriginal people of the region. Uluru is a giant monolith located in the south-western corner of the Northern Territory of Australia. ISBN: 095777723X. Our Book No: 24223. $13 AUD.

27. Boothby, Mabel F. (1916). An Autobiography of a Laughing Jackass (Unstated 2nd ed). Melbourne: P. T. Law & Co. / Atlas Press (Printer). 12 pp. Paperback small square, good condition, card covers (string binding), colour plate, foldout black & white plate at rear (little loose), covers marked (mostly rear cover), pages lightly foxed & toned, spine worn, edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. Second edition. A delightful and scarce little children's book, about a kookaburra who tells his story about being rescued and made into a family pet, and eventually stars in a portrait with 10 other kookaburras (the foldout plate). (Not to be confused with the first edition, published by Robert Jolley, Melbourne, no date but 1915.) Written dedication states: "Billy - with love and sincere wishes, from Grace, Christmas 16". Our Book No: 17740. $80 AUD.

28. Brooks, Mary (1967). Animal Paradise [Australian Animal Paradise]. Melbourne: Ward Lock & Co., Limited. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, good condition, colour drawings, spine ends chipped & bumped, edgewear, bookshop sticker, owner's written name. Children's picture story in which Jill and John play with Australian native animals and birds. A reading copy containing delightful drawings. An occasional excursion by the English publisher into large format children's picture stories. Pagination includes pastedowns. Muir 1050. Our Book No: 16209. $15 AUD.

29. Brown, Ben; Taylor, Helen (illustrator) (2008). Fifty-five Feathers (1st Puffin ed). Rosedale, NZ: Penguin Group (NZ). Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, some edgewear corners covers & few pages. This charming brightly coloured children's picture story is about a Pukeko who is concerned about her friend Gecko who is suffering the cold of winter. Wise Old Tree tells her to make him a cloak of fifty-five feathers, so she gathers feathers from kakapo's, sleeping kiwi's, kotuka's, takahe's, kea's, piwaiwaka's, kereru's, kokako's, huia's - and pukeko added a feather as well, and Gecko was grateful and much warmer thanks to all the birds. Included at the end, the author's and artist's story, and the story of the endangered Huia bird. This is a great book that has a wide age range because the colours will appeal to young children, and the easy-to-read text and counting of the feathers as they are gathered will keep older children busy. ISBN: 9780143503156. Our Book No: 29000. $10 AUD.

30. Brown, Kerry; Stewart, Lisa (illustrator) (2010). Can I Cuddle the Moon? (Reprint ed). Sydney: Scholastic Press. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, card covers, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. Australian children's picture story about an owl named Little Owl who is looking for someone to cuddle. Will he find someone? The rhyming text and delightful drawings will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9781741696523. Our Book No: 29889. $15 AUD.

31. Bruce, Jill; Wade, Jan (illustrator) (1996). Whose Chick is That? (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 47 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. Australian children's picture story about birds, their chicks and eggs, where and how they live, what they eat and how they breed. The illustrations are beautiful and will appeal to all ages. It is a great fun-to-read book for older children, as well as providing some interesting match the baby chick to the parents for younger children. ISBN: 0864175760. Our Book No: 23499. $13 AUD.

32. Buddee, Paul; Percival, C. H. (illustrator) (1944). The Remarkable Ramblings of Rupert and Rita. Sydney: Currawong Publishing. 112 pp. Paperback small, good condition, black & white drawings, covers creased (mainly during manufacture), covers scuffed & little marked (spine ends chipped), pages toned, some edgewear, old price marks, owner's written name rear cover. A children's story about the adventures of a pair of rabbits. (Estimated date, 1944, Trove.). Our Book No: 17610. $20 AUD.

33. Bunce, Wendy (1985). Gilly the Galah. Moree, NSW: Wendy Bunce / Moree Champion (printer). Unnum 9 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, stapled, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, rear cover corner tip lightly creased, owner's written name. (Estimated date, 1980s, Trove NLA catalogue.) A rare colourful Australian children's picture story about a galah that could not talk. Our Book No: 12981. $40 AUD.

34. Burt, Denise; Bishop, Tom (illustrator) (1974). Samuel the Stickybeak Anteater (1st stated ed). Adelaide: Rigby Limited. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour illustrations, top corners covers & spine ends little scuffed. A wonderful children's picture story about a Spiny Anteater who loved to investigate everything which sometimes got him in trouble. However, one day he found that he could help to rescue Honey Possum when she was stuck in a hole in a tree after being chased by a cat. The simple text and full-page colour illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0851798241. Our Book No: 29186. $20 AUD.

35. Burt, Denise; Ryan, Ron (photographer) (1985). I'm Not a Bear (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, top corner rear cover & spine ends little scuffed. A wonderful children's picture story about koalas, who are often wrongly called a bear. The simple text and full-page colour photos will appeal to all ages. This very special koala is giving his view on his real name. ISBN: 0340377992. Our Book No: 28755. $15 AUD.

36. Cannon, Janell (2000). Verdi (1st Australian p/b ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Books. Unnum 44 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, top corner tip creased front cover, few tiny marks edges, minimal edgewear. This delightful children's picture book is about a little tree snake named Verdi. He does not want to grow up big and green. The big green adult snakes are so boring and dull, he loves his yellow colour and sporty stripes, but as he grows up he discovers he can still have fun and keep his youthful zest for living. The exquisite illustrations are by the author. A wonderful book for all ages. ISBN: 0864613032. Our Book No: 29959. $15 AUD.

37. Carter, Melanie; Oram, Nicola (illustrator) (2012). Possum Goes to School (Reprint ed). Cairns, QLD: Childerset. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, stapled, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a possum who goes to school and caused havoc. This is the sequel to Possum in the House. The large colourful drawings and easy-to-read text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9780949130488. Our Book No: 28778. $12 AUD.

38. Catterwell, Thelma; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (2006). Sebastian Lives in a Hat (New ed). Adelaide, Malvern: Omnibus. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, minimal edgewear. Children's story about a very special little wombat. The author cared for Sebastian when he was found beside the body of his dead mother, until he reached full maturity, and was returned to the wild. This delightful book will bring a smile to adults and children alike. ISBN: 1862910987. Our Book No: 23542. $15 AUD.

39. Catterwell, Thelma; Stone, Derrick (illustrator) (1988). Aldita and the Forest (1st ed). Melbourne, Ferntree Gully: Dent Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side). Children's picture story about a very special butterfly. A beautiful book written and illustrated with a message of how important it is to care for our natural heritage. The large colourful drawings and easy-to-read text will interest any age. ISBN: 0867700858. Our Book No: 25858. $15 AUD.

40. Chapman, Jean; Beck, Ali (illustrator) (2006). The Bush Jumper (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, bottom corner front cover creased, top corners front cover & a few pages little worn, minor edgewear. Children's picture story. Mitti the Koala does not like her new jumper, but her friends love its stripes. They all want to try it on, and that's when the fun starts. The bright colourful illustrations and easy-to-read text will delight all ages. ISBN: 9780733307492. Our Book No: 28001. $10 AUD.

41. Chisholm, A. H.; Drewett, Dorothy; Cayley, Neville W. (illustrator) (1931). Hail, the Kookaburra [and] Laughing Jack. Sydney: Pratten Bros. 12 pp. Paperback small folio (28 x 22 cm), good condition, card cover, colour drawings centre spread, black & white drawings, staples removed (all pages LOOSE, stained patch surrounds staple holes all pages), pages lightly toned (minor foxing margins some pages), edgewear & spinewear. Two scarce classic Australian children's stories about kookaburras: Hail, the Kookaburra (Chisholm) and Laughing Jack (Drewett), with colour drawings noted artist Neville Cayley. Muir 1500. Our Book No: 17765. $80 AUD.

42. City Council, Willoughby (2014). There's Something in the Water: A Compilation of Children's Short Stories and Artworks [Wildlife Story Book Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Willoughby City Council. 62 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, illustrated thick card covers, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, white background lightly marked rear cover, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book of short stories is part of an educational project designed to facilitate 'kids teaching kids' about local wildlife in the Willoughby area on Sydney's north shore. Year 5 classes at each primary school in Willoughby were asked to focus on their local water catchment and the wildlife that depends on it. An educational talk was given to the students so they could learn more about the Willoughby waterways and the animals that live in ponds, creeks, the Lane Cove River, and Middle Harbour. The children then wrote a story (and created art) on a particular animal, and read the story to a younger student. This book contains the winning stories from the participating schools. ISBN: 9780646927251. Our Book No: 29042. $20 AUD.

43. Clarke, Dorothy; Studio, McAdam J. & J. (decorations) (1966). The Tale of Terrigal-Bill the Lizard. City Not Stated: Watkins & Murphy Pty Ltd (Printer). 46 pp. Paperback oblong, good condition, colour drawings, staples rusted, edges lightly foxed, edges & pages faintly toned, minor insect damage covers & few internal pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1966, Auslit catalogue.) A self-published children's picture story by Australian author, about a small lizard named Terrigal Bill. The story would interest older children, and the charming drawings would delight any age. Terrigal-Bill's family story is explained inside the back cover. Bill belongs to a large tribe of lizards called "Skinks". This wonderful book would enhance any book collection. The drawings bring the story to life. Our Book No: 28731. $80 AUD.

44. Clarke, Pat; Wilson, Lynne (illustrator) (2010). The Magic Forest of Goonoo. Dubbo, NSW: Goonoo Books. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (many full-page), few tint dents top edge & fore-edge rear cover. A children's picture story about how the animals fought and won when trappers threatened the Goonoo Forest. The story is fictional but based on the real Goonoo State Conservation Area between Dubbo and Mendooran, New South Wales (NSW). The beautiful illustrations bring the story to life and will interest all ages. ISBN: 9780646543482. Our Book No: 28538. $30 AUD.

45. Cole, Ida J. L. (1949). Koo the Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), good plus condition, black & white drawings, small patch front cover (manufacture defect), front cover corner creased, minor edgewear, copy 1. Estimated date: 1949 (G3046, McLaren 360b, reprint of 1941 edition). No 360 in the story books series. Australian nature story for children and young adults. Anthony Horderns' sticker (Sydney department store) on front cover. Our Book No: 8967. $10 AUD.

46. Cole, Ida J. L. (1949). Koo the Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, black & white drawings (many hand-coloured), minor edgewear, owner's written name, copy 2. Estimated date: 1949 (G3046, McLaren 360b, reprint of 1941 edition). No 360 in the story books series. Australian nature story for children and young adults. (Written name, in child's script: Lynette Wood, Lakemba.). Our Book No: 8967A. $10 AUD.

47. Cooper, Blair; Smith, Cheryl (illustrator) (2014). Pee Wee the Lonely Kiwi Finds a New Friend (1st ed). City Not Stated: Flying Books Pty Ltd. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, bottom corner covers creased (light mark inside covers), minor edgewear. This delightful children's picture story is about a kiwi named Pee Wee who is looking for a friend. He visits a few New Zealand birds until he finds Noah the baby Moa. The full-page very colourful illustrations bring this story to life, and will bring a smile to any face. There are Kiwi facts at the rear of the book. ISBN: 9780473295462. Our Book No: 30375. $15 AUD.

48. Cowan, James; Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator) (2000). Kun - Man - Gur: The Rainbow Serpent. Sydney: Peribo Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, minimal edgewear. A children's picture book (Aboriginal legend) about a serpent. This book will appeal to any age with the large full-colour paintings. ISBN: 186322016X. Our Book No: 24947. $15 AUD.

49. Crabtree, Judith (2001). The Time Fliers (1st ed). Sassafras, VIC: Benchmark Publications. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, few pinhead dents front cover, spine ends cover corners lightly bumped. Australian children's picture book about Amy who goes to stay with her grandmother at her country home. Amy meets time-travelling owls, helps a friend, and two girls of different generations are linked through destiny. This is a mysterious journey into the past. The beautiful illustrations bring the story to life. The story would appeal to older readers and adults who are interested in owls. ISBN: 1876615028. Our Book No: 40232. $20 AUD.

50. Crawford, Joanne; Fielding, Grace (illustrator) (2004). A Home for Bilby (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. Unnum 26 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story. Bilby sat alone under a tree watching all the other animals playing in the bush. He wanted to find a permanent bush home. The beautiful illustrations and easy-to-read text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 1875641912. Our Book No: 24188. $10 AUD.

51. Creamer, Dr Peter; Creamer, Dr Kathy (2001). Donsa and Shova: The White Rhinos (1st ed). Singapore: Singapore Zoological Gardens. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, top corner front cover creased, top corners pages little bent, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. This children's picture book is about the plight of the African white rhino. Donsa and Shova live at the Singapore Zoological Gardens, and the authors are helping to bring the unnecessary killing of these beautiful endangered animals to an end. The main aim of the book is to make the public aware what happens when poachers kill the rhinos for their horns. Suitable for older children. Our Book No: 29643. $30 AUD.

52. Cuerel, Ruth; Stevenson, Eric (editor) (1979). Follow Fuzz: A Pretend and Truth Book (1st ed) [Pretend and Truth Series]. Brisbane: Courier-Mail Printing Service (Printer). Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, reader creases along spine, stapled (faintly rusted), faint foxing title page & last page, little creasing & marking rear cover, minor edgewear. A delightful children's story about caterpillars. The leader is named Fuzz. The charming drawings will delight children of all ages (and quite a few adults, too). Our Book No: 27839. $15 AUD.

53. Cunninghame, Lea; Cavanagh, Maree (illustrator) (2007). Friends at Piddletrent Hide: New Happenings (1st ed). Brendale, QLD: Bush Telly Books. 17 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, covers lightly creased, few tiny dents front cover, spine & some pages lightly creased, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a place in the Australian Bush, where the animals roam free in their natural environment. Meet Elizabeth the blue tongue lizard, Drake the little snake, Tops the sleepy koala, Stone the crow, King the rather loud cockatoo, Shirl the curly tailed possum, Penelope the parrot and Matty the kookaburra. The large colourful drawings and easy-to-read text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9780980319606. Our Book No: 27927. $15 AUD.

54. Curtis, Sue; Oliver, Tony (illustrator) (1977). Eddy the Emu [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney: Golden Press. 30 pp. Hardback wide square octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Delightful children's picture story about the adventures of an emu. ISBN: 0855585528. Our Book No: 1485. $12 AUD.

55. Dale, Kim (1999). What Am I? (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, internal flaps, beautiful full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. A giant lift-the-flap guessing-game book for the very young. The author's beautiful illustrations invite you to share a child's delight as favourite Australian animals and birds are revealed in their natural habitat. ISBN: 0734400446. Our Book No: 25881. $15 AUD.

56. Dalgleish, Joan; Campbell, Gillian (illustrator) (1991). The Snail and the Cherry Tree (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Hunters Hill: Margaret Hamilton. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, staples, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A delightful children's picture story about a very determined snail with one ambition. The lyrical, poetic language is easy for independent reading, and the life-like colourful drawings make this book suitable for any age. ISBN: 0947241213. Our Book No: 28567. $10 AUD.

57. Darroch, Bob (2005). The Kiwi that was Scared of the Dark (Reprint ed). Auckland: Reed. Unnum 26 pp. Paperback small square quarto, stapled, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. This delightful story is about a kiwi named Little Kiwi, and he does not like the night time because it is full of noises that make him jump. He ventures out during the day and finds that all his friends are asleep. The full-page very colourful illustrations bring this story to life, and will bring a smile to any face. ISBN: 1869488792. Our Book No: 29781. $10 AUD.

58. Davies, Gill; Twinney, Dick (illustrator) (2001). The Brave Little Owl: Join Little Owl as He Learns to Fly for the First Time! Dorking, Surrey: Templar. Unnum 22 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour embossed drawings. This very special children's picture story comes to life with the embossed drawings. Little owl is afraid of the dark, but with encouragement from his parents and the animals of the forest he learns to give flying a try, and loves it. Our Book No: 26133. $15 AUD.

59. Dawes, Isabel (1985). Australian Bushland Fairies (1st ed). Wamberal, NSW: Anvil Books. 56 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white & colour drawings, faint foxing pastedowns & endpapers, bookplate (award) front free flyleaf, faint foxing edges. Poems about fairies with Australian flora and fauna descriptions. The bright drawings will delight all ages. ISBN: 0959098747. Our Book No: 26573. $15 AUD.

60. de Fossard, Esta; McLeod, Neil (photos); Twelftree, Lynn (drawings) (1983). Koala and the Bunyip (Reprint ed) [Koala Stories]. Melbourne: Vantage House. 30 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, full-page colour photos, minimal edgewear. An Australian children's picture story about a koala who goes in search of a present for Kangaroo. All the animals are scared of a series of loud sounds coming from the bushes. Could it be the Bunyip that they can hear? The large full-page colour illustrations make this a great book for all ages. ISBN: 0867890002. Our Book No: 29860. $10 AUD.

61. De Kantzow, Megan; Graham, Amanda (illustrator) (2014). Bushranger Bill (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled, pictorial cover, card covers, colour drawings, minor spinewear, bottom corner rear cover scuffed, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of Bushranger Bill, a very romantic poet who lives near the Blue Mist Mountain. He has to rescue Tourmaline Lil from Captain Bluff, and he has come up with a very clever plan. This very funny children’s picture story was inspired by two bower birds that the author came across. The illustrations will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9781862919020. Our Book No: 40062. $15 AUD.

62. Dennard, Deborah; McKinnon, James (illustrator) (2000). Koala Country: A Story of an Australian Eucalyptus Forest (U.S. ed). Norwalk, CN: Soundprints. 27 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, tiny scuff spine, minor edgewear. Children's picture story of an Australian eucalyptus forest where a mother koala and her joey feed and observe the other animal inhabitants of their fragile forest home. ISBN: 1568998880. Our Book No: 28779. $15 AUD.

63. Dugan, Michael; Burrell, Jane (illustrator) (1996). Wombats Can't Fly. Sydney: Mark Macleod / Random House. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings. Australian children's story about wombats. The wombats are back! The wombats want to do something that they've never done before. They know they can chew and dig and sleep better than anyone. but can they fly? ISBN: 0091827698. Our Book No: 13718. $10 AUD.

64. Dumbrell, Laurel (editor); Kasepuu, Ester (illustrator) (1984). The Platypus (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback wide trade, very good condition, colour drawings, spine ends lightly worn, tiny scuff mark bottom edge. A charming children's picture book about the platypus (non-fiction). The large colourful drawings and easy-to-read text make this an ideal book for any age. ISBN: 0730100340. Our Book No: 4207. $10 AUD.

65. Edwards, Hazel; Wilson, Rosemary (illustrator) (1986). Stickybeak (1st ed). Melbourne: Nelson. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong, jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, few tiny dents edges, bottom corners covers little bumped. A very special children picture story about a Duck named Stickybeak who visited a family as a weekend stay from school. He lived up to his name and gave the family some memories to keep. The large colourful illustrations will delight any age. ISBN: 0170067440. Our Book No: 29856. $20 AUD.

66. Eliott, Lydia S. (1952). Little Teddy Bear (4th reprint ed). London: Collins. 80 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover (cloth spine), good plus condition (in poor dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), black & white drawings, endpapers toned, flap clipped jacket (edgewear, edge tears repaired, some loss bottom edge), rubber bookshop stamp, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Children's picture story of a koala park near Sydney, and its founder - Noel Burnet - and the little furry koalas. Edwards is secretary of the Koala Club of Australia. Our Book No: 13763. $15 AUD.

67. Emberg, Buck Thor; Emberg, Joan Dehle; Dawe, Maurice (illustrator) (1987). The Potoroo Who Slept at Night: Book 1 (1st stated ed). Tasmania: R. T. P Marketing (Tas). Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings, light bump base spine, light toning page edges & endpapers, autograph (both author's written names). Children's picture story about a potoroo (small kangaroo-like marsupial) who was different in his sleeping habits to the other potoroo's. The delightful drawings and easy-to-read text will suit all ages. A charming story about an endangered native animal. ISBN: 073160881X. Our Book No: 29228. $30 AUD.

68. Falla, Molly (1970). A Pocketful of Penguins (1st ed). Wellington, NZ: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minor foxing front flyleaf, faint foxing edges & boards, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, flap corners trimmed, small closed edge tears). Delightful nonfiction children's picture book. The author shares (in 25 full-colour paintings and drawings) the pleasure and wonder of the temporary members of her family. Molly's own early love of nature was nurtured after her marriage to distinguished ornithologist, Dr R. A. Falla, formerly the director of New Zealand's Dominion Museum. With their children, the Fallas rescued and cared for many kinds of birds - the most unusual being penguins. ISBN: 0589004212. Our Book No: 23273. $14 AUD.

69. Fancher, Lou; Johnson, Steve (illustrator) (2002). The Velveteen Rabbit (Reprint ed) [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]. New York: Atheneum. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny little scuff base spine, light scratches covers. This children's picture story is an adaption for younger children by Fancher, of Margery Williams's beautiful children's picture story about a toy rabbit who wanted to become real. He had to wait a long time before the magic happened that granted him his wish. The bright illustrations by Johnson & Fancher will delight all ages. ISBN: 9780689841347. Our Book No: 28124. $15 AUD.

70. Farrell Odgers, Sally; Jones, Carol (illustrator) (1990). Drummond: The Search for Sarah (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Glebe: Walter McVitty Books. 112 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, corner tip square-clipped front free flyleaf, minor edgewear. First paperback edition. A delightful children's picture story about a very special bear named Drummond who is searching for a girl named Sarah. ISBN: 0949183296. Our Book No: 17314. $12 AUD.

71. Ferns, Ann; Kasepuu, Ester (illustrator) (1983). Sacha the Fur Seal [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback wide octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, top spine lightly bumped. This is a children's picture story about a fur seal named Sacha. Carol and Paul had met Sacha during their holidays in a small fishing town in Victoria, when they had stayed with their grandparents. ISBN: 0855587202. Our Book No: 23822. $10 AUD.

72. Flack, Marjorie; Wiese, Kurt (2000). The Story about Ping (Modern ed). New York: Grosset & Dunlap / Penguin Books. 32 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good condition, card covers, stapled, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Ping is a spirited little duck who lives on the Yangtze River. One night, Ping is late and stays out all night exploring the world. His funny misadventures will delight young readers as much as they did in 1933, when this classic children’s tale was first published. ISBN: 9780448421650. Our Book No: 23299. $10 AUD.

73. Fleming, Garry (1998). The Waterdragon and the Magpie-Goose. Sydney, Rydalmere: Hodder Headline. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, minor edgewear, bookplate (school award). A beautiful children's picture story about a waterdragon who dreams of flying, and then one day a mischievous magpie-goose takes him on a flight he will never forget. ISBN: 0733606199. Our Book No: 27553. $13 AUD.

74. Fletcher, J. A. (1955). Tommy's Ride on the Emu [Whitcombe's Story Books no. 311]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 32 pp. Paperback, good condition, black & white drawings, cover & pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, plastic tape along spine, rubber stamps. An illustrated story for children aged 8 or 9 years. Tommy goes to the lagoon to fish, but comes across an emu. The emu carries him about, and shows him the traditions of the local Aborigines. A scarce item, but the previous school owner has "improved" it by applying narrow tape along the spine. McLaren 311i, dated about 1955: printed by Purbrick, navy blue & red on cream cover, no printed price, Whitcombe's Story Books advert on rear cover. (1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 4183. $20 AUD.

75. Forbes, Anita; Parker, Natalie Jane (illustrator) (2008). The Little Aussie Adventurers on a Rainforest Quest: Book 2 (Reprint ed) [Little Aussie Adventurers]. Melbourne, Armadale: Brolly Books. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few tiny dents bottom edges of covers & few pages, minor edgewear. This beautiful bright book is about an ant named Flynn, and his friend Benny the beetle. They are on a quest to find a cure for Asha, Queen of the Ants. Travel with them through lush rainforests and exotic terrain in their frantic race against time to save their queen. ISBN: 1877035238. Our Book No: 27602. $12 AUD.

76. Forbes, Anita; Parker, Natalie Jane (illustrator) (2008). The Little Aussie Adventurers: Book 1 (Reprint ed) [Little Aussie Adventurers]. Melbourne, Malvern: Borghesi & Adam Publishers. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few tiny dents edges covers & few pages, crease in rear cover, minor edgewear. This beautiful bright children's picture story is about an ant named Flynn, who crept away from his hard working family. As he rested on a leaf a gust of wind blew him far away. He met Benny the beetle, who helps him find his way home. They make many new friends and have a lot of adventures along the way. ISBN: 1877035114. Our Book No: 27601. $12 AUD.

77. Fox, Mem; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (1999). Sleepy Bears (1st ed). Sydney / Adelaide: Pan Macmillan / Publishing Design Studio. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback large square quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear corners & spine ends. First edition. A very special story about a mother bear who sends her six bear cubs to sleep using a special rhyme for each bear. The large delightful drawings and simple text make this a wonderful story for all ages. ISBN: 0732909805. Our Book No: 29082. $20 AUD.

78. Fox, Mem; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (1999). Wombat Divine (Reprint ed). Orlando, FL: Voyager Books / Harcourt, Inc. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (some full-page), few light creases covers & spine, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a wombat who wanted to be in the Christmas nativity play. This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0152020969. Our Book No: 29102. $10 AUD.

79. Fox, Mem; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (2008). Wombat Divine (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings (some full-page), minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a wombat who wanted to be in the Christmas Nativity Play. This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9781862913028. Our Book No: 28096. $10 AUD.

80. Fox, Mem; Denton, Terry (illustrator) (2010). A Particular Cow (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings (full-page), minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a cow who went for a walk. On her walk she had plenty of adventures until she returned home. This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780143501433. Our Book No: 29261. $10 AUD.

81. Fox, Mem; Lofts, Pamela (illustrator) (2005). Hunwick's Egg (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, minor edgewear. First edition. Australian children's picture story about Hunwick the bilby. When a mysterious egg appears outside Hunwick's burrow, no one is certain what to think. This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0670042307. Our Book No: 21591. $14 AUD.

82. Fox, Mem; Lofts, Pamela (illustrator) (2005). Koala Lou (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creasing covers & along spine, minor edgewear. This beautiful children's picture story is about a first-born koala named Koala Lou. Everyone loved her, but she felt sad because her mother seemed too busy to pay her any attention. This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780140540635. Our Book No: 28609. $10 AUD.

83. Fox, Mem; Rawson, Olivia; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (2010). A Giraffe in the Bath (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, small mark flyleaf. This is a very funny children's picture story with rhyming words. The large delightful drawings and simple text make this a wonderful story for all ages. This very special book should be well loved and read aloud by children and adults alike. ISBN: 9780670072132. Our Book No: 27876. $15 AUD.

84. Fox, Mem; Vivas, Julie (illustrator) (2015). Possum Magic (Reprint ed). Sydney, Gosford: Omnibus. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear corner. Classic Australian children's picture story. The large delightful drawings and simple text make this a wonderful story for all ages. ISBN: 9781742991498. Our Book No: 30261. $12 AUD.

85. Frauca, Harry; Burton, Barbara; Sollier, Andre (illustrator) (1974). The Echidna [Young nature library]. Melbourne: Lansdowne. 32 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour photos, black & white text-photos & drawings. A scientific introduction for young adults to the echidna (spiny ant-eater), including habitat, features, life cycle and feeding. ISBN: 0701800577. Our Book No: 1209. $10 AUD.

86. Freedman, Claire; Mendez, Simon (illustrator) (2008). On This Special Night. Sydney, Mascot: Koala Book Company. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings. Little Kitten sees one star shining bigger and brighter than the rest. "That must be a special star", Mother Cat whispers. One by one, different animals stop at their barn to rest on their way towards the star. Little Kitten and Mother Cat discover that it is indeed a very special night. With the lovely, lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, this children's picture story is a gentle introduction to the story of the Nativity. ISBN: 9780864618443. Our Book No: 24544. $10 AUD.

87. French, Jacqueline; Whatley, Bruce (illustrator) (2003). Diary of a Wombat (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, colour drawings (some full-page), dent front cover, pages little creased, spine ends & cover corners little bumped, two small tears spine, few light scratches covers, top spine little scuffed, stickers front cover. Australian children's picture story about a very special wombat named Mothball. The large drawings bring this story to life and will appeal to all ages. Listed as Honour Book Children's Book Council of Australia, and winner Booksellers Choice Award. ISBN: 0207199957. Our Book No: 16490. $10 AUD.

88. French, Jacqueline; Whatley, Bruce (illustrator) (2005). Diary of a Wombat. London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 28 pp. paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, owner's written name. Bestselling Australian children's picture story about a very special wombat named Mothball. The large drawings bring this story to life and will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780007212071. Our Book No: 27899. $10 AUD.

89. French, Jacqueline; Whatley, Bruce (illustrator) (2006). Josephine Wants to Dance (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, colour drawings (few full-page), two tiny dents front cover, spine ends & cover corners little bumped, few light scratches covers, non-author written dedication title page (faint smudge opposite page). Australian children's picture story about a very special kangaroo named Josephine. The ballet comes to the sleepy town of Shaggy Gully and Josephine learns that there is another way to dance. The large drawings bring this story to life and will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0207200750. Our Book No: 27900. $10 AUD.

90. French, Jacqueline (Jackie); Whatley, Bruce (illustrator) (2009). Baby Wombat's Week (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, colour drawings (few full-page), small dent top edge front cover, spine ends & cover corners little bumped, few light scratches covers, owner's written name flyleaf. Australian children's picture story about a very special wombat named Mothball and her baby. This is the sequel to "Diary of a Wombat". He is cuter, naughtier and more determined than his mum. The large drawings bring this story to life and will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780732286941. Our Book No: 28290. $15 AUD.

91. Gambles, Harriet; Gambles, Patrick; Kurczok, Belinda (illustrator) (2001). Tiger Trail: A Tasmanian Epic (1st ed). Launceston: Regal Publications. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour drawings (mostly full-page), spine & front cover little creased, light foxing title page, minor edgewear corners. Delightful children's picture story about a white-bellied sea eagle named Tikkia who flies from the forests of Indonesia to Australia to deliver a message from Suma, the great tiger who is dying, to his cousin Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger now extinct). The illustrations tell the story. ISBN: 9781876261160. Our Book No: 40227. $25 AUD.

92. Georgeson, N.; Gibbs, May (2008). The Little Ragged Blossom Picture Book (Reprint ed) [Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Series]. Sydney, Davidson: Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. The text is based on May Gibbs original literary works. The illustrations have been reproduced and adapted for this series by Georgeson. The rhyming text and bright illustrations will appeal to young children. ISBN: 9781876411824. Our Book No: 25950. $15 AUD.

93. Giannone, Rose; Emmerichs, Bern (illustrator) (2013). What’s your Story? (1st ed). Melbourne, Kew East: Berbay Publishing. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial covers, colour drawings & endpapers. This children's book describes the friendship of a little orphan English boy named Leonard with a little Aboriginal girl named Milba. Leonard is fascinated by the Australian fauna, and it is through his friendships with Milba that he learns about Australian animals. Suggested for primary school children. ISBN: 9780980671155. Our Book No: 30387. $30 AUD.

94. Gibbs, May (1920). Little Ragged Blossom and More About Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson / W. C. Penfold (Printer). 98 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket (missing), very good condition, pictorial cover (green cloth spine, small round colour drawing laid down), black & white drawings (one partly coloured in), colour frontispiece, colour plate (with stub adjoining page), full-page sepia (brown-coloured) plates (pencil drawings erased & impressions reverse side four plates), illustrated sepia endpapers (front free flyleaf replaced), edges little toned, small edge tears, some edgewear. (Undated first edition, 1920, Trove catalogue. Muir 2752.) Cover title: "Little Ragged Blossom and More About Snugglepot and Cuddlepie". This special classic children's story relates the adventures of Little Ragged Blossom and her friends Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. The colour plate and 20 sepia drawings will delight both young and young at heart. Our Book No: 25316. $240 AUD.

95. Gibbs, May (1923). Nuttybub and Nittersing (1st ed) [The Story of Nuttybub and Nittersing]. Melbourne: Osboldstone & Co. 88 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial board cover (colour overlay), full-page sepia (brown-coloured) plates, black & white drawings, rebacked (spine repaired, new grey cloth spine), edges lightly toned & foxed, minor edgewear & rubbing, owner's pencilled written name. First edition. A classic Australian children's tale about the gumnut babies. When Nittersing was a tiny baby Nut, something terrible happened. He was stolen by the nasty Banksia Man. It takes years for Nuttybub and his friend Mr Lizard to rescue Nittersing. (Muir 2763. "The story of" appears on the front cover and prelim page, but not title page.). Our Book No: 4213. $320 AUD.

96. Gibbs, May (1992). The Story of Little Obelia (Reprint ed) [Bluegum Classic]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 71 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. This very special classic children's story tells about the adventures of Little Obelia and her friends Ragged Blossom & Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. This is the third book of "The Tales of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie". The illustrations will delight both young and young at heart. ISBN: 0207179069. Our Book No: 25792. $10 AUD.

97. Gibbs, May; Etherington, Kate (editor) (2007). Poems for Young Australians: Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs: Poems by A. B. (Banjo) Paterson, C. J. Dennis, Dame Mary Gilmore and W. T. Goodge (Reprint ed). Sydney, Davidson: Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. The text is based on May Gibbs original literary works. The illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The rhyming text and bright illustrations will appeal to young children. ISBN: 9781921276002. Our Book No: 27308. $15 AUD.

98. Gilderdale, Betty; Gilderdale, Alan (2001). The Little Yellow Digger Saves the Whale. Auckland: Scholastic Press. 31 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear. A wonderful children's picture story about a baby whale getting stranded on the beach, and how the Little Yellow Digger helps to rescue him. This story is based on a real incident that occurred when a young orca whale was stranded in the Mangawhai estuary on the north-east coast of New Zealand. Throughout the hours that passed before it could be rescued, an adult whale waited for it out at sea. There is also a real Little Yellow Digger. ISBN: 1869434730. Our Book No: 25099. $15 AUD.

99. Giles, Barbara; Greenhatch, Betty (illustrator) (1983). Jack in the Bush (1st ed). Melbourne, Ringwood: Kestrel / Penguin Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white drawings (mostly full-page), illustrated endpapers, edges & corners rubbed, top corners covers lightly bumped, spine faded, few small areas jacket faded (rubbed), endpapers lightly foxed & toned, rear endpapers illustrated, written & dated dedication. This children's picture story is about a boy named Jack who has a dream that he goes looking for the moon. The bush creatures help him to stay safe. The illustrator notes that all of the creatures in the book are to be found in south-eastern Australia. The easy-to-read text and large lifelike drawings will appeal to any age. ISBN: 0722657986. Our Book No: 27823. $15 AUD.

100. Gilmore, D. H. (1980). The Adventures of Antony Ant and the Earwig Pirates and Gregory Grasshopper and the Saucy Walnut (Reprint ed) [Australian Children's Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 154 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white drawings (some full-page), light toning pages, small marks & creases bottom edge some pages, spine little faded (ends little rubbed), corner tips covers little bumped, spine little loose (pages firm), some edgewear. This beautiful children's book is a delightful and imaginary world peopled with resourceful ants, earwigs, grasshoppers and a host of other colourful characters. The author - illustrator first took up his pen and paintbrush 40 years ago, and this special combined edition has been reissued to delight a new generation of children. ISBN: 0207137544. Our Book No: 30389. $25 AUD.

101. Graham, Julia; Oliver, Tony (illustrations) (1979). Opo the Happy Dolphin (1st ed) [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney, Gladesville: Golden Press. Unnum 30 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minimal foxing title page, spine little faded, minor edgewear. A children's picture story from Australia about a dolphin who loved people and was happy to near them. ISBN: 0855586729. Our Book No: 30373. $18 AUD.

102. Green, Mona; Lofts, Pamela (1984). The Echidna and the Shade Tree: An Aboriginal Story (1st ed). Sydney: Scholastic Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong, very good plus condition, full-page colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture book based on a story, told by Mona Green of the Djaru tribe to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. ISBN: 086896266X. Our Book No: 23412. $10 AUD.

103. Greenop, Frank; Cameron, Col. (illustrator) (1965). Kit Koala: His Play Time Adventures [Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted, little loose), good condition, colour drawings, spine lightly worn, spine ends little scuffed & bumped, covers lightly marked, pages & pastedowns lightly toned, cover corners little bumped, top corner front cover worn, small tear spine, written & dated dedication front pastedown. (Estimated date, 1960s, comparable to other books in series.) An Australian children's picture story book about the playful adventures of two koalas. Our Book No: 27835. $10 AUD.

104. Greenop, Frank S.; Cameron, Col. (illustrator) (1965). Bunyip with a Swag: A Very Mysterious Happening [Moorooba B]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted), colour drawings, spine lightly worn, spine ends scuffed, slight loss base spine, covers lightly marked, pages & pastedowns lightly toned, pages slightly loose top staple, top corner front cover worn, bottom corner last page missing. (Estimated date, 1960s, Trove catalogue.) An Australian children's picture story book about a bunyip who gave his swag to the man who made rain and saved his life. For older children and adults who like children's books. Our Book No: 27831. $10 AUD.

105. Greenop, Frank S.; Cameron, Col. (illustrator) (1965). Jumbo Jet and the Elves: Why You May See Elves on Bee's Backs [Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted, little loose), colour drawings, spine lightly worn, spine ends little scuffed, covers lightly marked, pages lightly toned, edges & pastedowns lightly foxed, small scuff front pastedown, few tiny dents rear board, rear fore-edge lightly dented, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1960s, Trove catalogue.) An Australian children's picture story book about some elves who live in a tiny cave in a rockery in the corner of a garden. One day they encounter Jumbo Jet, the dragon-fly, who scares them out of their cave. They then meet Queen Bee who gives a command to Jumbo Jet to leave and not return. The bees fly the elves home to their cave, and ever since that time the bees and the elves have been friends. A fun story for older children or adults. Our Book No: 27830. $15 AUD.

106. Greenop, Frank S.; Cameron, Col. (illustrator) (1965). The Flame Fairies: A Tale of a Bush Fire [Budhfire: Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small thin quarto, no jacket, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted), colour drawings, small thinned patch front cover (slight loss few letters), spine lightly worn & scratched, spine ends little scuffed, covers lightly marked, pages lightly toned, edges & pastedowns lightly foxed, pages slightly loose at staples, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1960s, comparable to other books in this series.) An Australian children's picture story book about the power of the bushfire to destroy the bush and anything in its path. In this story the bushfire was beaten by man before a lot of harm could be done. Our Book No: 27829. $15 AUD.

107. Greenwood, Ted; James, Ann (illustrator) (1997). After Dusk (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books Australia. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few light creases covers, minor edgewear corners & spine. This beautiful children's picture book with its lyrical verse and life-like illustrations spotlights the fragile world of our creatures of the night. The main creatures of the night are joined by 'guests': black swans, dragonflies, ducks, eastern grey kangaroos, emus, kookaburras, magpies, red kangaroos, and sulphur-crested cockatoos. The 'Pests' feral cat, fox and rabbit are also mentioned. ISBN: 0140563202. Our Book No: 29652. $15 AUD.

108. Haley, Jean; Pascoe, Sadie (illustrator); Pascoe, Suzanne (illustrator) (1982). Bush Brownie Stories. Melbourne: Edward Arnold. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A delightful children's picture book about the bush fairies interacting with Australian native animals and birds (beautifully drawn). ISBN: 071318048X. Our Book No: 2514A. $10 AUD.

109. Hartnett, Sonya (2007). Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Penguin Books. 191 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing top edge. This book is a shimmering, ultimately joyful novel for young adults, a story of journeying towards courage and freedom, of finding the will to live a life beyond expectation. He dares to think that his dreary life might change when he spies a strange doglike animal at a nearby mountain that he thinks may be the rare, striped Tasmanian tiger. Satchel O'Rye, devoted son of an impoverished couple in a dying rural town, must weigh in balance the life of his most cherished dog and the freedom of a mysterious rare animal. ISBN: 9780143006794. Our Book No: 27469. $12 AUD.

110. Hawkins, Sheila (1944). The Bear Brothers' Holiday (1st ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, illustrated pastedowns, fair plus condition, colour drawings, corners covers lightly worn & bumped, slight loss spine ends, faint foxing & rubbing edges, owner's written name title page. A wonderful collectible children's story about the bears who take a holiday and the adventures they have. Big Bear and Little Bear have had one book written about them, called "The Bear Brothers". They also appeared in "Farmer's Weekly" in the children's section. Our Book No: 26215. $20 AUD.

111. Hebert, Mary; Blythe, Philip (illustrator) (1995). Horatio Rides the Wind (1st ed). Sydney: Koala Book Company. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creasing covers & few pages, minor edgewear. Horatio the scarecrow longs to ride the wind in search of adventure. The colourful drawings and easy-to-read text make this a delightful children's picture story for all ages. ISBN: 1875846379. Our Book No: 21698. $13 AUD.

112. Hibberd, Jean; Thring, Merilyn (illustrator) (1987). Further Adventures of Peter Possum and His Friends (1st ed). Wilberforce, NSW: Fitzgerald Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top corner front cover creased, spine little faded. A wonderful story about a group of animals and birds working together and interacting with humans who want to help them keep their habitat. The delightful illustrations will bring a smile to adults and children alike. ISBN: 0949386022. Our Book No: 22318. $10 AUD.

113. Hill, Anthony; Sofilas, Mark (illustrator) (1996). Spindrift. Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. 79 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minor foxing & rubbing edges. A story for young adults by Australian author. Elizabeth's grandmother is very special to her, but she is dying, and she wishes to give grandma’s spirit to the dolphins. This is a story about what there is to lose, and all there is to find. Elizabeth meets an old beachcomber named Bull Morgan, who helps her to understand sacrifice and hope. ISBN: 014037843X. Our Book No: 19971. $10 AUD.

114. Hilton, Nette; Rycroft, Nina (illustrator) (2014). Little Platypus (Reprint ed). Sydney: Koala Books. Unnum 34 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, small crease bottom corner rear cover, corner tips few pages minimally creased. A delightful children's picture book about a little platypus looking for a friend who is just the same as him. The large colourful illustrations will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9780864619419. Our Book No: 17713. $12 AUD.

115. Hissey, Jane (1999). Ruff (Reprint ed). London: Random House Children's. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good condition, tables, colour illustrations including endpapers, spine little faded & creased, few light creases covers & some pages, minor edgewear corners. An old Bear and friends special story time book. A woolly dog bounces into the playroom without a name or a home. He has never had a birthday! Old Bear and the other toys are full of birthday ideas for their new-found friend. ISBN: 9780099327813. Our Book No: 29768. $10 AUD.

116. Hopson, Jennifer; Isham, Marion (illustrator); Isham, Steve (illustrator) (1999). Whale Song (1st ed). Tasmania: Bandicoot Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, faint foxing top few pages, minor edgewear corners, autograph (illustrator's written dedication title page). A delightful children's picture story about a humpback whale (as seen inside the cover) and a little girl who play on the rolling sea. Message from illustrator: "Have a whale of time”. (No CD-ROM in this copy or edition.). ISBN: 095865364X. Our Book No: 28315. $16 AUD.

117. Horn, Peter; Kadman, Cristina (illustrator) (2005). The Best Father of All. New York: North - South Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This delightful children's book, a sequel to "When I Grow Up", shows how a father turtle and his baby turtle learn to communicate. The large soft clear and colourful illustrations and easy-to-read will text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 0735819777. Our Book No: 22165. $10 AUD.

118. Howarth, Heidi; Howarth, Daniel (2013). The Otter Who Loved to Hold Hands. London: QED Publishing. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. This is a beautiful children's picture story about an otter named Otto who feels safest when he is holding hands with his family at night - so safe he wants to hold hands during the day as well! What will help him to face his fears and let go? This story will appeal to all ages with the easy-to-read text and large colourful illustrations. Discussion points for teachers and parents are also included. ISBN: 9781781717349. Our Book No: 40212. $15 AUD.

119. Hughes, Shirley (2010). Jonadab and Rita: A Magical Tale of True Friendship and Finding Your Way Home. London: Random House Children's. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This beautiful warm children's story is about a toy donkey named Jonadad who is looking for adventure. One midsummer night he takes flight and discovers a magical fairy feast. Getting home again is harder than he thought, and he hopes his special friend Rita the toy mouse can help to locate him. The large colourful illustrations will delight any age. Written and illustrated by the author of "Dogger". ISBN: 9781862303133. Our Book No: 27983. $10 AUD.

120. Hutchens, Frank (1931). Three Little Sketches for Pianoforte with Illustrated Titles. Sydney: W. H. Paling Pty Ltd. Unnum 8 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled, faint sticker mark, owner's rubber stamp. (Copyright date, USA, 1931.) Sheet music for three pieces: The Dream Castle - The Kookaburra - Leap Frog. Our Book No: 16272. $10 AUD.

121. Ingpen, Robert; Bower Ingram, Anne (editor) (1989). The Idle Bear (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Lothian Publishing. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, endpapers lightly foxed, cover corners slightly bumped, tiny scuff top corner rear cover, tiny scuff bottom corner front cover, spine slightly faded, base of spine slightly bumped. Winner 1986 Hans Christian Anderson Medal. This delightful and funny children's picture story explores the private worlds and thoughts of Ted and Teddy, teddy bears that capture every bear lover's imagination. Brilliant pictures make this a delightful children's picture story for all ages. ISBN: 0850912288. Our Book No: 28837. $15 AUD.

122. Ingpen, Robert; Dunkle, Margaret (1987). Conservation: A Thoughtful Way to Teach Conservation to Children. Melbourne: Hill of Content. Unnum 36 pp. Hardback square, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings. This beautiful children's nonfiction book with full-page colour illustrations and easy-to-read text helps to bring nature alive for children, and show how important it is to conserve our environment. ISBN: 0855721669. Our Book No: 22514. $12 AUD.

123. Isham, Steve; Isham, Marion (1996). Tasmanian Tiger. Margate, TAS: Bandicoot Books. 30 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, full-page glossy illustrations, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover little creased, autograph (written names title page). Australian children's picture book. Ben and his sister go Tasmanian tiger hunting. ISBN: 0958653607. Our Book No: 26637. $16 AUD.

124. Isham, Steve; Isham, Marion (2005). Tasmanian Traveller (2nd, revised ed). Margate, TAS: Bandicoot Books. 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture book, being the true historical story of Hugh Munro Hull who kept a diary of his excursions across Tasmania. He was a free settler. This new edition has been rewritten and the illustrations reworked. There are 34 riddles to be solved. There is a Tasmanian Tiger on every page. Over 100 rhymes, tales and other allusions are pictured. A list is in the back. A wonderful book to keep children & adults busy for hours ISBN: 0975049844. Our Book No: 30383. $30 AUD.

125. Jacobs, Una; Marsh, Gwen (translator) (1979). The Story of Fieldmice (1st translated ed). London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial boards, very good condition, colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, base spine slightly worn, spine little loose (pages firm). A children's picture book about fieldmice, including a description of the life-cycle, how they stake out their territories, build burrows, store food, make nests and bring up their young. A remarkable story of survival and adaptation, illustrated with large, colourful pictures. ISBN: 0460069675. Our Book No: 25882. $15 AUD.

126. Johnson, Rebecca; Parish, Steve (photographer) (2003). Oliver's Landing (1st ed). Queensland: Steve Parish Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations (few full-page), minor edgewear corners. This is the story of a squirrel glider who was bullied by his family because he was different to the other squirrel gliders in the colony. He helped Ruby, a rare Mahogany Glider who is afraid that her home will be destroyed. He finds courage he didn't know he had and the confidence to be himself. This special children's picture story is told with such warmth it will appeal to children and adults alike. ISBN: 174021420X. Our Book No: 28145. $10 AUD.

127. Jolly, Jim (1991). Kiwi: A Secret Life [Nature of New Zealand Series]. Palmerston North, NZ: New Zealand Natural Heritage Foundation. 62 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings & text-photos, map, minor edgewear. A picture book for young adults describing in remarkable detail New Zealand's native flightless bird. The first of a series of books published by the non-profit New Zealand Natural Heritage Foundation. ISBN: 090886423X. Our Book No: 11825. $10 AUD.

128. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Hannay, Lorraine (illustrator) (1983). Kelly the Sleepy Koala [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, bottom corners covers bumped, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. A wonderful children's picture story about a sleepy koala. The large illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0855587946. Our Book No: 23828. $13 AUD.

129. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Phelps, Kathleen (illustrator) (1986). Yellow Dog Dingo (1st ed). Sydney, Drummoyne: Golden Press. Unnum 31 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, page edges lightly toned, two tiny dents fore-edge covers. This delightful Australian Aboriginal folktale (children's picture story) will also interest older readers. ISBN: 0730203166. Our Book No: 26886. $15 AUD.

130. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Price, Sue (illustrator) (1984). Kevin the Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Australian Golden Books]. Sydney, Drummoyne: Golden Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial board cover, very good condition, colour drawings, minor scratching covers, traces of foxing & toning, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. A delightful children's picture story about the adventures of Kevin kookaburra, including being nursed by the Townsend family when injured. ISBN: 0855587865. Our Book No: 4098. $15 AUD.

131. Kitzelman, Kerry; Parish, Steve (photographer) (2007). The Truth About Horrie (1st ed). Archfield, QLD: Steve Parish Publishing. 30 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour photos, base spine little rubbed, top corners covers lightly bumped. Australian children's picture story. This beautiful warm story is about a wombat who, raised by humans as part of the family, makes a startling discovery. Horrie lived at the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park when these photos were taken. ISBN: 9781741932850. Our Book No: 26854. $15 AUD.

132. Kitzelman, Kerry; Parish, Steve (photographer) (2009). Bilby and Friends (1st ed). Archfield, QLD: Steve Parish Publishing. 33 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story. Bilby had been rather quiet lately. His friends were worried about him. They knew he had a terrible secret that he was keeping from them, a secret they needed to discover. Now they had to find out what was happening to their world! ISBN: 9781741934328. Our Book No: 23558. $10 AUD.

133. Koci, Marta; Herring, Ann (translator) (1973). P. Tinybit (1st translated ed). Tokyo: Universe Picture Books / Gakken. 27 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, small crease flyleaf. A beautifully illustrated Japanese story about a berry-beetle, translated from the Japanese language. P. Tinybit is unhappy because he thinks he is too small. Our Book No: 25380. $20 AUD.

134. Kwaymullina, Ambelin; Tobin, Leanne (illustrator) (2014). The Lost Girl (1st ed). Sydney: Walker Books Australia. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations (mostly full-page). Children's picture story about an indigenous girl wandering away from her family and not being able to find her way home. Who will help her to find her way - the animals she meets? Suggested reading age primary school age. The beautiful life-like illustrations help to tell this fascinating story. ISBN: 9781921529634. Our Book No: 40064. $18 AUD.

135. Langoulant, Allan (1998). A for Australia. Sydney: Envirobook. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, glossy paper, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture book. Follow Kanga, the kangaroo, as he travels around Australia and through the alphabet. Each page has colour drawings of people, places, plants or animals with that letter (master list of words revealed at rear). The delightful illustrations will appeal to very young children, and older children will love to discover new words. ISBN: 0858811618. Our Book No: 20611. $10 AUD.

136. Lasenby, Jack; Finlayson, Nancy (illustrator) (1976). Rewi the Red Deer (1st ed) [Australian Golden Book Series]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 36 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, tiny scuff along spine, minor foxing endpapers & title page & edges, cover corners little bumped, owner's rubber stamp inside front cover. A charming children's picture story about the friendship between a small orphaned deer and a boy named Billy. The deer named Rewi later saves Billy. The text would suit older children, and the life-like illustrations would appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0855583320. Our Book No: 28749. $10 AUD.

137. Lawes-Gilvear, Nita; Lee, Leighton (illustrator) (1997). Tiddles: The Special Tassie Devil. [Launceston]: Regal Publications. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. A charming children's picture story about a little Tassie Devil who likes the good things in life and meets two children he talks to. The large colourful pictures and easy-to-read text will appeal to any age. See if you can find 50 ants, 4 ladybeetles, 3 butterflies and 2 grasshoppers in this book. ISBN: 187626103X. Our Book No: 25138. $10 AUD.

138. Layton, Aviva; Smith, Robert (illustrator) (1984). How the Kookaburra got His Laugh (Reprint ed) [Young Australia Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. An Australian nature children's picture story. ISBN: 0207132003. Our Book No: 1393. $10 AUD.

139. Le Souef, A. S.; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1955). The Brownie Twins: The Story of a Ringtail Family. Sydney: John Sands. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in fair dustjacket), colour drawings (some full-page), spine ends chipped, pages lightly toned, edge tears repaired jacket (minor insect damage, small piece missing spine ends, front flap creased, reverse side lightly foxed), non-author written dedication inside cover, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (Estimated date, 1955, Trove catalogue.) Children's picture story about the life and adventures of a possum mother and her babies. The story and beautiful illustrations will delight any child or adult who loves collecting children's books from this era. Our Book No: 21526. $10 AUD.

140. Lewis, Anne Margaret; Frey, Mary (illustrator) (2005). Lighthouse Fireflies (1st stated ed). City Not Stated: Mackinac Island Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial covers, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings (mostly full-page), corners covers little bumped, top spine & top corners jacket lightly scuffed, small dent front cover), autograph (author's written name). This beautiful children's picture story is about a lighthouse keeper's son who catches a King Firefly and must let him go. The charming illustrations will delight any age. This is a very special book full of adventure. ISBN: 0974914541. Our Book No: 29243. $20 AUD.

141. Lewis, Kim (1997). My Friend Harry (Reprint ed). London: Walker Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, presentation label inside front cover. A delightful book about a toy elephant named Harry. James takes him everywhere, on the farm, on holiday, to bed. Harry always listens and never complains. When James starts school, Harry stays at home on the first day, then goes with James the next day until Harry gets used to being at home by himself. The illustrations will appeal to any age. The author wrote "Floss", a story about a sheep dog (who also appears briefly in this book). ISBN: 0744552958. Our Book No: 28499. $10 AUD.

142. Lewis, Tom; Oliver, Tony (illustrator) (1988). The Tartan Kangaroo (1st ed). Cairns: Childerset. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, small scratch front cover, light foxing endpapers, few tiny dents rear cover, top spine little bumped. A delightful children's book about a bagpipe-playing Kangaroo who visits an outback town, and finds himself unwelcome until the greedy people in the town decide to make money from him. The charming illustrations and the rhyming words will interest any age. ISBN: 0949130249. Our Book No: 29729. $30 AUD.

143. Leyden, Peter; Curtis, John L. (1965). The Visual Book of Australian Locusts (Locusts and Grasshoppers in Australia). Sydney: Peter Leyden Publishing House. 8 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white & single-colour drawings, owner's written name on cover, inside cover lightly toned. Estimated date for this series: 1965 (Trove). A picture book for young adults about locusts. Text by Leyden, layout and art by Curtis. Our Book No: 2143. $10 AUD.

144. Leyden, Peter; Curtis, John L. (1965). The Visual Book of Australian Ants (Ants in Australia). Sydney: Peter Leyden Publishing House. 8 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white & single-colour drawings, owner's written name on cover, front cover corner creased, inside cover toned, faint staining hinges & edges. Estimated date for this series: 1965 (Trove). A picture book for young adults about ants. Text by Leyden, layout and art by Curtis. Our Book No: 3796. $10 AUD.

145. Lindsay, Hilarie; Ryan, Gavin (illustrator) (1983). Mr Poppleberry and the Milk Thieves (1st ed) [The Adventures of Mr & Mrs Popplebery: Book 2]. Sydney: Ansay Pty Ltd. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial boards, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, few tiny dents covers. A very special children's picture story about a very lovable old couple who with their neighbours, the Tillymops, show how to resolve conflict without resorting to violence. The full-page drawings make this wonderful story come to life. ISBN: 0909245509. Our Book No: 25861. $15 AUD.

146. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (selected by) (1983). Norman Lindsay's Bears. Melbourne: Sun Books. 72 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, edges lightly foxed, light foxing front flyleaf, spine lightly faded. This book features the bear Billy Bluegum who became well known through his appearance in the Bulletin and the Lone Hand, and later in the children's classic "The Magic Pudding". This book includes both the first and the last Billy Bluegum pictures drawn by Norman Lindsay. ISBN: 0725104317. Our Book No: 26171. $15 AUD.

147. Lindsay, Norman (1983). A Slice of Magic Pudding, being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his Friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 110 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (few full-page), spine ends little rubbed, few tiny dents bottom edge, minor edgewear jacket, spine little faded, fore-edge front endpaper little scuffed. This book is the full-colour complete edition (all four slices) of this, the most popular Australian children's story of all time. This book will cheer young and old alike which is the reason that the author wrote it, and it has proven to be true down through the years. ISBN: 020713278X. Our Book No: 30286. $28 AUD.

148. Lindsay, Norman (1985). The Magic Pudding: Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his Friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bluegum / Angus & Robertson. 173 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Written and illustrated by Norman Lindsay. A small format edition of the classic madcap children's stories about a cantankerous walking magic pudding that shares the dessert which never runs out. The adventures of three friends who defend the pudding from thieves. There are occasional bursts of exuberant singing. ISBN: 0207146136. Our Book No: 4279. $10 AUD.

149. Lindsay, Norman (1996). A Slice of Magic Pudding, Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and His Friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff (Reprint ed) [Young Australia Series]. Sydney: Cornstalk / Angus & Robertson. 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. The evergreen Australian children's classic, here shortened, written and illustrated by the famous Australian artist. ISBN: 020712244X. Our Book No: 15782. $10 AUD.

150. Lunn, Helen; Pugh, Clifton (illustrator) (1991). Digger's Mate. Melbourne, Flemington: Aird Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear & creasing. Delightful children's picture story based on a true story about Myrtle, an orphaned wombat, being raised in the same family as a household dog. Clifton Pugh is one of Australia's foremost artists and a passionate conservationist, and this was his last book. ISBN: 0947214178. Our Book No: 11164. $10 AUD.

151. Lynch, Nu; Lynch, Kim (illustrator) (1980). Australian Animals A to Z (Reprint ed). Sydney: Lansdowne Press. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial board covers, good condition, beautiful colour drawings, illustrated pastedowns, edges lightly foxed, spine ends little worn, bottom corners lightly bumped, two small dents top edge front cover, light toning few pages, minor edgewear. This educational children's picture book lists each Australian animal with a description. The large bright pictures will delight all ages, and the easy-to-read text will help any age to learn new words. ISBN: 0701814268. Our Book No: 27809. $10 AUD.

152. Maber, Frances; Hills, Alexander (illustrator) (2007). Willit the Wombat Grows Up: At the Old Burrow and House-hunting: A Story in Two Parts (1st ed). Perth, South Perth: Read Rebam Company / Pilpel Print (Printer). 46 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, minimal EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings, minor edgewear, top corner title page creased, few corner tips lightly bent, top corner front cover creased, faint dents & scratches front cover, bookplate inside front cover. This delightful story is the sequel to "Willit's Friends" which was published in 2006. The story line of the book takes the little wombat from his birth up until his safe arrival at the old Burrow. The easy to read text and large drawings make this an ideal book for any child. The details about the growth, development and habits of wombats are factual to at least one of these groups and, possibly, all three. So too, is the biological information given about the wombats. Enjoy the fantasy and pick up some interesting facts as you read. Illustrations in this book favour the endangered Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat. (From the Aora Children's Library.). ISBN: 9780646478630. Our Book No: 27406. $15 AUD.

153. Macarthur-Onslow, Annette (1970). Uhu (Pronounced Yoo-Hoo) (3rd impression ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 63 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear jacket (tiny piece missing & scuff top spine, light foxing & toning reverse side), top corners covers little bumped, edges lightly foxed, pages little toned. Delightful tale about an owl who fell out of his nest, and was found by the Australian author at her rented cottage in Gloucestershire. The delightful illustrations will bring a smile to children and adults alike. Sadly Uhu suffered from brittle bones, and while he had a happy life with the author, it was not a long one. ISBN: 0853911363. Our Book No: 18141. $15 AUD.

154. MacCallum, J.; Dowman, Walter (illustrator) (1943). Australian Animals (no date ed). Sydney: Currawong Press. 70 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, card covers, concealed staples, black & white illustrations, covers & pages little creased, light foxing inside covers & few pages, corners front cover creased, slight loss spine ends, spine little faded, rear cover little toned, few small closed tears, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1943.) This little children's picture book consists of a drawing, poem and text about 16 well-known Australian animals. The verses combine with the illustrations to make this a very interesting booklet that will appeal to anyone wanting to learn about Australia's fascinating wildlife. Muir 4424. Our Book No: 28361. $18 AUD.

155. Mack, Amy Eleanor; Dennys, Joyce (illustrator) (1921). Bushland Stories (1st thus ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 183 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, good condition, deluxe copy (publisher logo), red cloth boards with black title cover lettering (gilt title spine), frontispiece, colour plates (one loose), black & white drawings, spine ends little rubbed & creased (top lightly frayed), edges toned, pages lightly toned, wide toned strip endpapers, boards lightly faded in parts, corners little bumped, bottom corner worn, minor foxing flyleaf & reverse side frontispiece & title page, owner's rubber stamps title page, non-author written dedication front flyleaf. Captures all the faces of the Australian bush. Her bush stories were among the first to introduce children to the unique nature of the Australian bush and were very popular when originally published in 1910. This edition (estimated date, 1921), with the beautiful illustrations of Joyce Dennys, is sure to stir the imagination and appreciation of new generations of children and adults everywhere. Her second collection of bush stories (of 14 collections published). This copy is the deluxe edition with the blue A&R logo on endpapers. It has all seven coloured plates (one loose). Our Book No: 29083. $80 AUD.

156. Mager, Stefan; McLeish, Julie (illustrator) (1985). Quokka Tale (1st ed). Melbourne: Dynamo Press. Unnum 13 pp. Paperback wide octavo, thick card covers, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, faint foxing inside covers. Australian children's picture story about a quokka's travels from Rottnest Island (the home of this small Australian wallaby) near Perth Western Australia, to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, then back to Rottnest Island. The text is more suitable for older children. ISBN: 0949266094. Our Book No: 27868. $16 AUD.

157. Mairou, Naomi (2005). Brindlebat (1st ed). Machans Beach, QLD: Trapdoor Press. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour full-page drawings, minor edgewear, covers lightly scratched. A children's picture story about a fruit bat who cannot sleep this morning, no matter what she does! Then she meets an owl with a problem that seems even worse than hers. Can a very tired, very annoyed fruit bat find a way to solve both problems? The full-page bright illustrations and easy-to-read text will enchant children of all ages. ISBN: 0958098212. Our Book No: 25920. $15 AUD.

158. Maltby, Peg (1945). Pepita's Party (1st & only ed). Melbourne: Murphett Pty Ltd. 32 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket as issued, fair condition only, pictorial board cover (little marked, tiny dent), stapled (covered by black cloth strip as issued), full-page colour drawings, small sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, one page torn (non-archival tape repair not rusted), cover corners bumped (exposing boards), tide marks (previous water contact now dry) bottom corner pages, rubbed patch front cover, edgewear. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue.) A collectible Australian children's picture story about the adventures of two mice. Our Book No: 17628. $20 AUD.

159. Maltby, Peg (1947). Ben and Bella in the Hills. Melbourne: Murfett Pty Ltd / Queen City Printers. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback folio, fair condition (reading copy), card covers (staples rusted, cover loose at one staple), black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, edgewear, spine worn (small tears spine ends), cover corners creased (little loss corners, few few edge tears), covers little creased, pages lightly creased & toned (edges little foxed), bottom corners last few pages stained, toned patches some pages, archival tape repair spine ends, non-author written dedication inside front cover. A delightful children's book. Our fairy friends Ben and Bella escape the hot city and fly to the blue hills, where they build a new house, and invite their fairy friends and animal and bird friends to a welcoming party. The cover has Ben and Bella looking out a window in their Snuggle Deep cottage, with a happy kookaburra nearby. (Estimated date, 1947, Trove.) (The overall condition is only fair - however, the text, colour plates and black & white drawings are complete, and will make any age smile.). Our Book No: 40144. $35 AUD.

160. Maris, Ron (1999). Little Ginger (New ed). London: Red Fox / Random House Children's Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, very minor edgewear. This delightful children's picture book is about a kitten named Little Ginger. Little Ginger goes on an adventure to find a home. He meets many different animals and people until he finds a farm where the rats are frightening the animals, and eating all their food. The exquisite illustrations are by the author. A wonderful book for cat lovers of all ages. ISBN: 0091873096. Our Book No: 30271. $10 AUD.

161. Martin, Janet; Treskon, Ivor (illustrator) (2008). Janet the Gannet and the Boy who Dreamed of Flying (Reprint ed). Auckland: Jampot productions. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, stapled, glossy color illustrations (full-page left side), half-page with text right side), bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Children's picture story about the adventures of Janet an Australasian Gannet (Maori name: Takapu), and a boy named Jack. Janet wanted to fly to a place she had never been before. Jack just wanted to fly. Then one night something magical happened to Janet and Jack. The large colourful drawings will delight all ages. ISBN: 0473100495. Our Book No: 40166. $18 AUD.

162. Martin, S. R. (2000). The Magic Pudding: The Book of the Film Retold by S. R. Martin (1st ed). Sydney, Lindfield: Scholastic Press. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings. The evergreen Australian children's classic story about Albert, the cut-and-come-again pudding, has been transformed into a animated feature film by Energee Entertainment Ltd. The famous characters from the story, remain faithful to the original novel. ISBN: 1865042692. Our Book No: 27299. $15 AUD.

163. Mass, Nuri; Kubbos, Vivien (illustrator) (1993). The Wizard of Jenolan. Sydney, Chatswood: Just Solutions. 60 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (some full-page). This enchanting children's picture story was first published in 1946. It is about Thel's visit to the crystalline wonders of Jenolan Caves, in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. This magical adventure story was brought back to life when a father was inspired by his daughter's visit to the caves in 1991. His remembered the unassuming and enchanting little book from his childhood, and so he republished it. The text has been rewritten. The beautiful illustrations make this a wonderful book for children of any age. ISBN: 0646144278. Our Book No: 20945. $20 AUD.

164. Massam, Jane; Gibbs, May; Keys, Caroline (illustrator) (2017). Tales from the Gum Tree (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour drawings, slight bump base spine. Celebrates 100 years of Gumnut Babies. The stories are written by Jane Massam and the illustrations are created by Caroline Keys. The illustrations were inspired by May Gibbs' original illustrations. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie go into the Australian bush for adventures. They have butterfly rides, boating escapades and a surprise moonlight pageant. ISBN: 9781743819579. Our Book No: 40325. $10 AUD.

165. Massam, Jane; Gibbs, May; Keys, Caroline (illustrator) (2018). Tales from the Billabong (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour drawings, slight bump base spine. This book celebrates 100 years of Gumnut Babies. The stories are written by Jane Massam and the illustrations are created by Caroline Keys. The illustrations were inspired by May Gibbs' original illustrations. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie go deep into the heart of the Australian bush for adventures by the billabong. ISBN: 9781743818015. Our Book No: 40324. $10 AUD.

166. Massam, Jane; Gibbs, May; Keys, Caroline (illustrator) (2018). Tales from the Camp Fire (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour drawings, slight bump base spine. This book celebrates 100 years of Gumnut Babies. The stories are written by Jane Massam and the illustrations are created by Caroline Keys. The illustrations were inspired by May Gibbs' original illustrations. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie go into the Australian bush and discover a human, go to a picture show, and discover a cave! ISBN: 9781742996127. Our Book No: 40326. $10 AUD.

167. Mattingley, Christobel; Stackpool, Walter (illustrator) (1992). Lizard Log (Reprint ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, corner tips little worn covers, minor edgewear. A beautiful warm children's picture story about a boy named Tony who is camping with his family in the bush near the sea when their tent is invaded with lizards. He finds a large hollow log that is just right for them, until one day the lizards and Tony are in danger until a large, angry goanna arrives to save the day. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0340412984. Our Book No: 27552. $10 AUD.

168. McCloskey, Robert (1969). Make Way for Ducklings (Reprint ed). New York: Viking Press. Unnum 58 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page single-colour drawings, spine ends little rubbed, faint foxing endpapers, two tiny closed tears spine, slight ridging top part spine. A children's picture story, about a family of ducks who have many adventures before they find their forever home. A kind policeman helps them across a busy road on the way to their home. The large life-like drawings will appeal to all ages, and the text would suit older readers. Awarded The Caldecott Medal As "The most distinguished American picture book for children". ISBN: 0670451495. Our Book No: 30229. $18 AUD.

169. McInnes, Dianne; Ross, Graeme (illustrator) (1983). The Cuscus Baby (1st ed). Port Moresby / Bathurst, NSW: Robert Brown & Associates. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, no jacket as issued, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, few pages lightly creased (including top corners), spine ends lightly bumped. A delightful story about a Mother and Father Cuscus who look for a safe home for their baby. ISBN: 0909197407. Our Book No: 24859. $15 AUD.

170. McLean, Simon (1994). ABC: Adventures in the Alphabet [Albert & Friends Series]. Brisbane: Steve Parish Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, covers & corners lightly creased, minor edgewear. (Estimated publication date, 1994.) A children's picture story about learning the alphabet by naming the bird, animal or lizard and saying the letter that starts the word. The big colourful illustrations make this a great book for any age. ISBN: 0947263721. Our Book No: 24083. $10 AUD.

171. McRobbie, Narelle; Fielding, Grace (illustrator) (1996). Bip: The Snapping Bungaroo (Reprint ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear. An Australian children's picture story about a Bungaroo (turtle), by Indigenous authors. The bright full-page illustrations are a delight. Winner 1991 Crichton Award. ISBN: 1875641084. Our Book No: 27534. $12 AUD.

172. Mead, Frances; Henry, Kathleen; Morris, Julie (illustrator) (1987). Bushland Secrets (Reprint ed). Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, colour drawings (some full-page), minor creasing along spine, minor edgewear. Sally and Jon discover the delights of the Australian bush. A delightful children's picture book with beautiful colour drawings that will charm children and adults alike. ISBN: 0730205428. Our Book No: 27706. $10 AUD.

173. Mellor, Elizabeth (2005). Oscar's Way. Seymour, VIC: Biame Network. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bookplate (publishers details), autograph (author's written name). Children's novel about two animals, Oscar the lizard and Jambie the possum, who journey through the Australian bush to a place of mystery. They meet their animal and bird friends, face danger, excitement and magical moments, and they discover there is more to themselves than ever imagined. The two creatures charm everyone and their adventures entrance. ISBN: 1920892915. Our Book No: 22455. $10 AUD.

174. Micklethwait, Lucy (1994). I Spy: Animals in Art (Reprint ed) [I Spy Series]. London: Collins. Unnum 42 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, light creases covers, minor edgewear corners. A special children's picture book has 20 important paintings with a different animal to spy in each one. This is a game for everyone to enjoy. Her own children helped her to choose the pictures in this book and the animals to spy. ISBN: 0006644074. Our Book No: 27560. $10 AUD.

175. Miller, Debbie S.; Van Zyle, Jon (illustrator) (2013). Survival at 40c Above (Reprint ed). London: A. & C. Black. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A beautiful book about a day in the life of the animals of Australia's Simpson Desert as they endure wide temperature swings from the scorching day to the cool of night. From superglue frogs to thorny devils and one-humped camels, these animals are well adapted to this dynamic climate. The text will interest older children and the colourful life-like illustrations will suit any age. A wonderful way to learn about nature and the environment. ISBN: 9781408190296. Our Book No: 29569. $20 AUD.

176. Milne, A. A.; Shepard, E. H. (illustrator) (2007). The World of Pooh Collection (4 books in slipcase). London: Egmont UK Limited. 186 + 210 + 123 + 124 pp. Each book: Paperback small, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. In pictorial slipcase. The four volumes are: 1. Winnie the Pooh in which Winnie and his friends hunt Woozles and catch a Heffalump, go to the North Pole, and save Piglet from the flood. 2. The House at Pooh Corner in which Pooh and his friends build a house for Eeyore and find a Wolery for Owl, play Poohsticks and try to unbounce Tigger. 3. When We Were Very Young is the author's first book of verses for children, inspired by the nursery games played with his son, Christopher Robin. First published in 1924, and based on the toys in Christopher Robin's nursery. 4. Now We Are Six is the author’s second book of verses about Christopher Robin, Winnie-the-Pooh, who does not want to be forgotten. First published in 1927, they are reproduced here, all with E. H. Shepard's classic line drawings. ISBN: 9781405231008. Our Book No: 40076. $40 AUD.

177. Mitton, Jacqueline; Balit, Christina (illustrator); Tirion, Wil (star maps) (1998). Zoo in the Sky: A Book of Animal Constellations (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Book Company. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, colour drawings, few light creases last page, minimal edgewear. A children's picture book, being a magical tour of the skies, featuring 19 constellations named after animals, birds and fishes. The poetic text, supplemented by sky maps and background information about the stars, combines with the beautiful incandescent paintings to create a book that will fascinate children of all ages. ISBN: 0864611374. Our Book No: 26621. $15 AUD.

178. Morpurgo, Michael; Birmingham, Christian (illustrator) (2000). Wombat Goes Walkabout (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, covers lightly creased, minor edgewear. Wombat loves to dig, but the other animals do not think much of Wombat and his digging-until danger threatens and he saves them. The beautiful life-like illustrations make this funny and touching story come to life. English author, but set in Australia. ISBN: 9780007802852. Our Book No: 28622. $10 AUD.

179. Morris, Julie (1987). Possums in the Roof (1st ed). Sydney, North Ryde: Methuen. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, cream pages, spine lettering little faded, minor edgewear. Tommy woke up during the night - something was scratching on his roof. He discovers a possum but why would a possum be clawing away at the roof of the Green's house? A delightful children's picture book with beautiful colour drawings that will charm children and adults alike. This is a true story, and a very unusual one at that. Brushtail possums rarely give birth to twins, and when they do one twin usually dies because the mother has great difficulty providing for both babies. This mother brushtail's persistence in caring for her young was remarkable. And it was unusual that a human being cared enough to look into the plight of the possums in the roof. ISBN: 0454011571. Our Book No: 14246. $30 AUD.

180. Morris, Jill; Gall, Heather (illustrator) (2004). Koala Number One (1st ed) [Sun Glider Series]. Queensland, Maleny: Greater Glider Productions. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creases spine, corner tips covers creased, crease across base spine & pages, minor edgewear. This is a children's picture story about a koala growing up and being sent away to find a new home. He discovers that the koalas' habitat has been destroyed. After facing many dangers, he creates a new life for himself and a new family. The bright life-like drawings and easy-to-read text will delight children of all ages. ISBN: 0947304681. Our Book No: 27723. $10 AUD.

181. Morris, Jill; Richardson, Rich (illustrator) (1970). Rufus the Red Kangaroo [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 42 pp. Hardback wide octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, front cover little scratched, minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. A children's picture story about Rufus and his journey from a little joey to a full grown kangaroo able to find his place among his fellow kangaroos. The colourful drawings will delight all ages. Our Book No: 20067. $15 AUD.

182. Morris, Jill; Richardson, Rich (illustrator) (1971). Rusty the Nimble Numbat (1st ed). Sydney: Golden Press. 44 pp. Hardback square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Delightful Australian picture story for children about the adventures of a numbat (a small rare Australian marsupial or "anteater" that eats only termites, and is now found only in southwestern Australia). Our Book No: 3702. $15 AUD.

183. Morris, Jill; Richardson, Rich (illustrator) (1972). Percy the Peaceful Platypus [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, tiny mark front cover, minor edgewear corners. Delightful Australian picture story for children about the adventures of a platypus, the egg-laying marine Australian mammal. ISBN: 0855502568. Our Book No: 10533. $12 AUD.

184. Morris, Katherine (1978). The Wonderful Caterpillar (1st ed) [Lively Living Things Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Great Western Press. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial laminated covers, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, illustrated front pastedown, tiny scuff spine ends, tiny tear top spine. This is a delightful children's picture book about the adventures of a caterpillar, which eventually is reborn as a butterfly. The full-colour large lifelike drawings by the author make this an ideal book for any age. ISBN: 0869010247. Our Book No: 27031. $20 AUD.

185. Morris, Katherine (1983). Tip: The Long-necked Tortoise (1st ed) [Lively Living Things Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Great Western Press. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial laminated covers, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, illustrated front pastedown, spine little faded, top corners front cover lightly bumped. A delightful children's picture book about the adventures of a tortoise. The full-colour large lifelike drawings by the author make this an ideal book for any age. ISBN: 0869010417. Our Book No: 27033. $20 AUD.

186. Morris, Katherine (1983). Ringo: The Ringtail Possum (1st ed) [Lively Living Things Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Great Western Press. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial laminated covers, full-page colour drawings, illustrated front pastedown, few small scuffs, scratch front cover, minor edgewear. This is a delightful children's picture book about the adventures of a young Ringtail possum. The full-colour large lifelike drawings by the author make this an ideal book for any age. ISBN: 0869010425. Our Book No: 30260. $18 AUD.

187. Morrison, Yvonne; Stanley, David (illustrator) (2010). Out in the Bush (Reprint ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. This beautiful children's picture book visits the Australian bush to see how many animals and birds can be found. Each creature has a verse and number counting from one to ten. A fun way to learn to count. The easy text and large colourful illustrations makes this book suitable for any age. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780864618092. Our Book No: 28178. $12 AUD.

188. Moss, Franklin; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1956). The Dove and the Eagle [Sandman Library Book]. Sydney: John Sands. 30 pp. Hardback oblong, pictorial card covers, good condition, colour drawings, pages loose (at staples), small piece base spine missing, scuff mark front cover, rear cover creased, edgewear (particularly bottom edge), pages lightly toned, internally excellent, written name front cover (partly erased). Estimated date: 1956 (Trove catalogue). A children's picture story. The beautiful drawings will make anyone smile as they read what happens to a very clever dove family. Our Book No: 21655. $10 AUD.

189. Moyle, Angela; Coate, Ian (illustrator) (2013). Phoebe Digs Politics (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Vivid Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear. This very special children’s picture story is about a wombat named Phoebe who lives in a nice warm burrow in the bush capital of Australia - Canberra. One day Phoebe decides to investigate the lovely green hill. Phoebe has many adventures which lead her to come face to face with the Prime Minister of Australia. The rhyming text and large bright illustrations will appeal to any age and will make you smile. ISBN: 9781925086317. Our Book No: 30075. $20 AUD.

190. Murrant, Margaret; Scott, Rod (illustrator) (1983). Furred and Feathered Friends (1st ed). Sydney: Lansdowne Press. 31 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (tiny scuff top edge). This beautiful children's picture book is about Australia's native animals and birds, and the importance of caring for them in their environments. The illustrations bring to life the character and appeal of these creatures of the wild. The book will appeal to young and old alike. ISBN: 0701815078. Our Book No: 27972. $15 AUD.

191. Newton, Gina; Niland, Kilmeny (illustrator) (2006). Blossom Possum: The Sky is Falling Down-under. Sydney: Scholastic Australia. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. Australian children's picture story about a possum thinking the sky is about to fall down! This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. This re-telling of a favourite folktale has an Aussie twist. ISBN: 1865047953. Our Book No: 28107. $10 AUD.

192. Niland, Kilmeny (2008). An Aussie Day Before Christmas (1st ed). Sydney, Lindfield: Scholastic. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small square quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations (most full-page). An Australian children's picture story about Christmas. The author (who is also the illustrator) has created a very funny prequel to An Aussie Night before Christmas. The beautiful illustrations make this a very special book. ISBN: 9781741690972. Our Book No: 23339. $12 AUD.

193. Nilsson, Eleanor; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (2004). A Bush Birthday (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Norwood: Omnibus. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear corners & spine. A delightful children's picture book about a koala's birthday celebration written in verse. The colourful drawings and poems will keep any age interested to the happy conclusion. ISBN: 1862910936. Our Book No: 28624. $12 AUD.

194. Nister, Ernest (1979). Revolving Pictures: A Reproduction from an Antique Book (Reprint ed). London: Collins. Unnum 12 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, corners lightly bumped. All six pictures have their ribbon tabs in place which is unusual for this style of book. The original Revolving Pictures book was published in 1892 by Ernest Nister of London. This reproduction features the unique changing pictures, the delicate illustrations and the delightful verses from the original book. A charming children's picture story about animals sure to delight children of all ages. ISBN: 0001956477. Our Book No: 22942. $15 AUD.

195. Norman, Lilith; Roennfeldt, Robert (illustrator) (1992). The Paddock: A Story in Praise of the Earth (1st ed) [A Mark MacLeod book]. Sydney: Random Century / Random House. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear jacket, few light marks white background few pages, tiny foxing spots front endpapers. A children's picture story about the making of a place called ‘the paddock’, the constant changes to that place and the wonderful story of the ways life goes on. This beautiful haunting story begins millions of years before there were people and fences: before time itself was counted. The illustrations and design took more than 800 hours to complete. ISBN: 0091826519. Our Book No: 40182. $28 AUD.

196. O'Harris, Pixie (1978). The Bunny Who Lost His Tail [and] The Giant's Eiderdown. Sydney: Golden Press. 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, spine minimally faded, minor edgewear. Two delightful Australian children's picture stories. ISBN: 0855584351. Our Book No: 4041. $12 AUD.

197. O'Harris, Pixie (1985). Loveleaves the Koala (1st ed). Sydney, North Ryde: Methuen Australia. 16 pp. Hardback wide trade, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, spine ends little rubbed, edges & endpapers & reverse side jacket lightly foxed. This charming children's picture story tells how Laurel meets a koala like Loveleaves in Grandpa's story at the Koala Park, and swaps him for her toy koala. When she returned him to the Koala Park she was invited to visit him when ever she wants. ISBN: 0454008570. Our Book No: 27996. $15 AUD.

198. O'Harris, Pixie (1988). Loveleaves Returns to the Bush (1st ed). Melbourne: Dent Australia. 22 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, tiny scuff bottom edge rear cover. This charming children's picture story tells how Loveleaves, a koala who had been cared for by a human family from a very young age, learns to live in the Australian bush again. ISBN: 0867700777. Our Book No: 26921. $12 AUD.

199. Oakley, Graham (1992). The Church Mice and the Ring (1st ed). London: Macmillan Children's. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (few full-page), minor edgewear jacket (light creasing) endpapers lightly toned. Another of the author's great church cat children's picture stories. This time a homeless dog named Percy joins forces with Sampson the cat and the Church Mice to help solve a series of problems. The large coloured illustrations makes the story come alive. ISBN: 0333539036. Our Book No: 30258. $25 AUD.

200. Oakley, Graham (2008). The Church Mouse [Modern Classics]. Melbourne, Scoresby: Five Mile Press. Unnum 36 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, as new condition, colour drawings. A charming story about Arthur the church mouse, and Sampson the church cat. Rediscover this heart-warming children's tale, in this first book in the classic series. ISBN: 9781742111353. Our Book No: 23855A. $18 AUD.

201. Oberlander, Gerhard (1953). Pingo und Pinga: Ein Bilderbuch fur Grosse und Kleine Kinder Erzahlt und Gemalt von Gerhard Oberlander (1st ed). Frankfurt am Main: Buchergilde Gutenberg. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial board cover (cloth spine), colour drawings, minor edgewear. First edition. German language children's picture story about the love between two penguins Pingo and Pinga who overcome adversity. Our Book No: 15561. $30 AUD.

202. Odgers, Sally; Stewart, Lisa (illustrator) (2013). Rainforest Lullaby (1st ed). Sydney: Scholastic Press. Unnum 22 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture story about the rainforest animals and birds sleeping. A beautiful bedtime story. The rhyming text and delightful drawings will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9781742838205. Our Book No: 30283. $20 AUD.

203. Oktober, Tricia (1988). Bush Baby (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, two small marks one page. First edition. This beautiful children's picture story is a companion book for "Bush Party", her first book. The full-page very colourful drawings will delight all ages. ISBN: 034049624X. Our Book No: 27810. $18 AUD.

204. Oktober, Tricia (1989). The Magic Ted and the Moonstones (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour paintings, few pages at front & rear lightly foxed (minimal spots few internal pages), few tiny dents covers, minor crease top corner front cover. A wonderful children's picture story about a magic bear who helps his owner find a private world, away from big brother's teasing. The old teddy and the moonlight together work powerful magic. The large colourful illustrations and easy-to-read text make this book suitable for any age. ISBN: 0340502975. Our Book No: 28535. $18 AUD.

205. Oktober, Tricia (1991). Bush Song (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 32 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings. Children's picture story that celebrates the gradual return of the rich web of life to one corner of abused bushland. Exquisite artwork plus simple but delightful text trace the process of bush regeneration. ISBN: 0340541415. Our Book No: 14749. $18 AUD.

206. Oktober, Tricia (1999). Reef (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (many full-page), top spine little bumped, faint foxing title page & last page. A children's picture story about the thousands of creatures and forms of plant life that make up the living Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. The vivid text and finely detailed illustrations, give a lyrical, eye-opening account of Australian marine life for children of all ages. ISBN: 0733609473. Our Book No: 28133. $20 AUD.

207. Oktober, Tricia (2001). Out of Nowhere (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder Headline. Unnum 34 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, spine ends lightly bumped & rubbed, small mark last page, cover corners little bumped, boards little scratched, non-author written dedication front flyleaf. This is a delightful children's picture story about a baby bunyip who became lost from its family. The animals help to care for it until its family track it down at night. The easy-to-read text and bright colourful illustrations by the author will appeal to any age. ISBN: 0733611699. Our Book No: 28110. $20 AUD.

208. Oktober, Tricia (2001). Out of Nowhere (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Hodder Headline. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, tables, full-page colour drawings, covers & some pages little creased, top edge & spine bumped & scuffed, some edgewear. A well-loved copy of a delightful children's picture story about a baby bunyip who became lost from its family. The animals help to care for it until its family track it down at night. The easy-to-read text and bright colourful illustrations by the author will appeal to any age. ISBN: 0733611702. Our Book No: 29941. $10 AUD.

209. Oliver, Narelle (2013). Sand Swimmers: The Secret Life of Australia's Dead Heart (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Newtown: Walker Books. 35 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creases covers, minor edgewear. Children's book by environmentalist, based on Charles Sturt and his travels in the Australian desert. The many fascinating creatures and their ingenious methods of survival in this unique habitat are brought to life by the beautiful linocut illustrations. ISBN: 9781922077288. Our Book No: 28605. $15 AUD.

210. Olsen, Penny; Garward, Rhonda N. (illustrator) (2013). Have You Seen My Egg? (1st ed). Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 31 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, lift flaps to reveal answers, full-page colour illustrations. This beautiful Australian picture story is about Eddy Emu losing one of his eggs. He travels far and wide, to look for it. This lift-the-flap book to discover the answers will delight the youngest child. The easy-to-read text and bright drawings will bring a smile to any age. ISBN: 9780642277886. Our Book No: 29576. $18 AUD.

211. Osborn, Rick; Quinlivan, Julie (2000). Milli the Magpie. Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creasing front cover & few pages, edgewear, copy 1. Children of all ages will love Milli the loveable magpie, who lives in a large red gum tree overlooking Sydney Harbour. Milli's adventures take her and her friends to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the Olympic stadium. The bright colourful pictures are delightful. ISBN: 0858811812. Our Book No: 20757. $10 AUD.

212. Osborn, Rick; Quinlivan, Julie (2000). Milli the Magpie. Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear, copy 2. Children of all ages will love Milli the loveable magpie, who lives in a large red gum tree overlooking Sydney Harbour. Milli's adventures take her and her friends to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the Olympic stadium. The bright colourful pictures are delightful. ISBN: 0858811812. Our Book No: 20757A. $10 AUD.

213. Osment, Michelle; Jake, B. M. (illustrator) (2009). Ten Tuatara (1st ed). New Plymouth, NZ: Little Friends Publishing. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, spine little creased, top spine little scuffed, minor edgewear corners, non-author written dedication inside front cover. This very special children's counting picture book is written in rhyme. It is about ten tuataras who try to find a place to hide, somewhere safe from predators, somewhere dark inside. The tuatara is a large lizard-like New Zealand reptile. ISBN: 9780473151379. Our Book No: 28902. $20 AUD.

214. Parker, B.; Parker, N. (1979). The History of the Hoppers. Sydney, Hunters Hill: David Ell Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, sepia (brown-coloured) drawings (little colour, most full-page), bottom corner rear cover & a few pages lightly worn, minor edgewear. Children's story about a family of kangaroos running a general store. The verses and anthropomorphic illustrations will appeal to any age. Originally published in 1912. Verses by B. Parker, drawings by N. Parker. ISBN: 0908197098. Our Book No: 27322. $20 AUD.

215. Pascoe, Gwen; Jefferis, Veronica (illustrator) (1995). Deep in a Rainforest (1st ed). Adelaide, Flinders Park: Era Publications. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, dark green endpapers, full-page colour drawings, top corner front cover little bumped, non-author written dedication. An Australian children's picture book about the flora and fauna found in a rainforest. This beautiful book is great way to learn about colours and nature. One page has a sentence about a colour, then the next two pages are full of flora and fauna of the same colour. A bright and cheerful book that will suit all ages. ISBN: 1863742107. Our Book No: 29698. $15 AUD.

216. Paterson, A. B. (Banjo); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2004). Possum Creek and the Animals Noah Forgot: Australian Children's Poems by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson (Reprint ed). Sydney: Woollahra Sales & Imports / Murray David Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corner tips. A children's picture book in The Possum Creek series, based on a famous poems by Banjo Paterson. The bright very colourful drawings make this a book suitable for all ages. ISBN: 1876553138. Our Book No: 22611. $20 AUD.

217. Paterson, A. B. (Banjo); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2009). Possum Creek and the Animals Noah Forgot: Australian Children's Poems by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson (Reprint ed) [Possum Creek Series]. Sydney, Belrose: Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, written dedication title page. A children's picture story in "The Possum Creek" series, based on the famous poems by Banjo Paterson. The bright very colourful drawings make this a book suitable for all ages. Dedication reads: Dear Zoe: Happy reading! May you always remember your time in 1B. Miss Parmentier, 2015. ISBN: 9781877009860. Our Book No: 28025. $12 AUD.

218. Patterson, Francine; Cohn, Ronald H. (photographer) (1985). Koko's Kitten (Reprint, Australian printing ed). New York: Scholastic Inc. 26 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), some edgewear & spinewear. A true story for young readers about Koko (a gorilla in California who uses sign language) and a young kitten whom she loved and grieved over when the kitten died. ISBN: 0590338129. Our Book No: 20391. $12 AUD.

219. Pavey, Peter (1978). One Dragon's Dream (1st ed). Melbourne: Nelson. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, title page partly loose (stitch loose), top corners cover little bumped, spine ends little bumped, few tiny dents, sticker mark. First edition. Children's counting book about a dragon having a dream. Example: Nine nimble numbats sewed him up with thread. ISBN: 017005229X. Our Book No: 29430. $30 AUD.

220. Pavey, Peter (1980). I'm Taggarty Toad (1st ed). Melbourne: Nelson. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings (including frontispiece), few white spots endpapers, base spine little rubbed, top spine jacket little scuffed, spine little faded. This is the children's picture story of the fearless adventurer, Taggarty Toad. He talks about his achievements. He has been on many adventure-filled journeys to see giants and jungles, dragons and witches, knights and tigers. At the end, his past forays catch up with him. A beautifully illustrated book by the author of "One Dragon's Dream". ISBN: 0170054128. Our Book No: 29431. $30 AUD.

221. Pavey, Peter (2009). One Dragon's Dream. London: Walker Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. Children's counting book about a dragon having a dream. Example: Nine nimble numbats sewed him up with thread. When originally published in 1978, winner of the CBCA Picture Book of the Year. ISBN: 9781921150746. Our Book No: 15930. $12 AUD.

222. Peardon, Bruce (1988). Teddy's Night Lost in the Bush. Sydney: Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists. 46 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour paintings (some full-page), bottom edge & top spine lightly bumped. A charming Australian children's story about a little boy's teddy bear who fell from the cart on his way home. All the bush animals discuss ways to get him back to where he belongs, and Major soon organised his journey home to a very grateful family. The beautiful drawings by the foot and mouth artist will delight young and old. (Estimated date, 1988, Auslit catalogue.) ISBN: 0907159427. Our Book No: 27217. $12 AUD.

223. Peardon, Bruce (1993). Old Billy's Enchanted Valley (1st stated ed). [Sydney]: Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists. 45 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour paintings (some full-page), cover corners lightly bumped, owner's written name. (Estimated date, 1993, Austlit. No ISBN printed in book.) Children's picture story. A little joey kangaroo sat wide-eyed as he listened to his grandfather tell the story of Old Billy's Enchanted Valley. The beautiful paintings of native animals and flora by the late author, a mouth painter, are delightful, and will charm readers young and old. Glossary of Australian animals and birds at rear. This is his third book. Our Book No: 23511. $12 AUD.

224. Petersen, Diana; Richardson, Rich (illustrator) (1974). Byamul the Black Swan (1st NZ ed) [New Zealand Golden Book]. Auckland: Golden Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback square small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. First edition. A children's picture story about a black swan. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 9743. $10 AUD.

225. Petersen, Diana; Richardson, Rich (illustrator) (1975). Brushtail the Rock Wallaby (1st ed) [Australian Golden book]. Sydney, Silverwater: Golden Press. Unnum 30 pp. Hardback square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, light bump spine ends & corners, tiny scuff fore-edge first page, minor edgewear. First edition. A children's picture story from Australia about a wallaby (small kangaroo). The large colourful drawings bring this beautiful book to life. ISBN: 0855582189. Our Book No: 27759. $15 AUD.

226. Plant, Terry (1990). Henry the Goat from Beautiful Norway. Plymouth: Terry Plant / Western Litho. Co (printer). 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, minor creasing & marks covers, autograph (author's written name). (Estimated date, 1990.) Children's story about a front-page Norwegian goat - the happiest and cleverest goat in the world. The photos of people and places in Norway make this a special little book. Our Book No: 21607. $10 AUD.

227. Prenzler, Pippa; Stuart, Emma (2010). Smiley's Lost Laugh (1st ed). Sydney, Alexandria: Kirkton Park Press. 31 pp. Hardback wide small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (many full-page), few tiny bumps edges, bookplate front pastedown. This beautiful book is about a kookaburra named Smiley who has lost his laugh. He was grumpy and whiny the moment he was hatched. The bright drawings will make any age smile long before they finish Smiley's story. ISBN: 9781921378614. Our Book No: 15850. $15 AUD.

228. Printing, Offset (1943). Mr Bug Goes to Town [OPC series A147]. Sydney, Waterloo: Offset Printing Coy. 24 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, card covers, colour drawings covers, black & white drawings, scuffs spine ends, staples rusted, faint marks bottom edge some pages, covers little marked, tiny hole front cover & title page, edgewear, written & dated dedication inside front cover. This book is a fully illustrated story for children based on the Paramount Picture Mr Bug Goes To Town. The characters are: Hoppity the Grasshopper, Honey Bee his sweetheart, Mr Bumble - Honey’s father, C. Bagley Beetle - the villain who wants Honey to marry him, Swat the Fly, Smack the Mosquito, Busy Bee -the bee scout, and Mr Jeepers Creepers - the pessimistic snail. (Estimated date, 1943, date of written dedication.) Our Book No: 40091. $15 AUD.

229. Proctor, Julie; Champ, Mike (illustrator) (1987). The Story of Expo Oz. Redcliffe, QLD: Australian Gift and Souvenir Supplies. 32 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, bright full-page colour drawings, covers & corner tips little creased, minor edgewear. A hard-to-find children's picture book published for the World Expo 1988. The beautiful illustrations and simple text make this a delightful book for any age. Oz Platypus wins a contest against other bush animals to become the mascot for the World Expo. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0731621484. Our Book No: 21331. $10 AUD.

230. Pugh, Clifton (illustrator); Smith, Ivan; Edinburgh, Duke of (foreword); Scott, Sir Peter (foreword) (1984). The Wombat and the Dingo. Melbourne: Sun Books. 160 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, faint foxing edges, corner tips covers little scuffed, spine slightly faded, bottom corners some pages little creased, non-author written dedication. This children's picture book is about the tragic death of a wombat in a bushfire and the effect of drought on the dingo and the other animals who fight to survive the harsh countryside. The sketches and paintings (colour photos) are by the famous Australian artist who has a healthy respect for nature which he shares with the narrator. The verse stories were originally published as two books in 1972 and 1977. ISBN: 0725104392. Our Book No: 29471. $15 AUD.

231. Ray, Stephen; Murdoch, Kathleen; Stewart, Chantal (illustrator) (1994). The Ant Nest (1st ed). Melbourne: Thomas Nelson Australia. 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, colour drawings, front cover lightly creased, staples lightly rusted, covers little creased, faint foxing edges, light impressions section rear cover, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about some very busy ants. The life-like drawings and easy-to-read text will delight all ages. ISBN: 0170082229. Our Book No: 28293. $12 AUD.

232. Re, Loretta; Brown, Aileen (illustrator) (1986). Flying South (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins. 24 pp. Hardback square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings. A beautiful children's picture story about two pelicans named Willi and Millimurro who live on a lake in the desert. The delightful full-page illustrations will interest children of all ages. ISBN: 0001843591. Our Book No: 21007. $22 AUD.

233. Reboul, Helen; Barr, Gwen (illustrator) (1946). The Wrens. Sydney: Jno. Evans & Son Printing. 63 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, red cloth spine, sepia (brown-coloured) text & drawings (some full-page), new pastedowns (archival repair tape along spine), rear cover scuffed, corners worn (shows boards), minor foxing front endpapers, non-author written dedication. Delightful children's picture story featuring wrens, fairies, pixies and a rabbit. Dedication: To Janice dear. Wishing you a happy birthday. Love from Chrystal, 1947. Our Book No: 3693. $15 AUD.

234. Rees, Leslie; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1977). The Story of Shy the Platypus (1st adapted ed) [Young Australia series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. First adapted edition. A beautiful children's picture story about a platypus and his family. The illustrations will appeal to any age, and the text can be read to younger children, or alone by older children. This is the first printing of the Young Australia Series version, containing "The Story of" in the title (omitted in later printings). ISBN: 0207135355. Our Book No: 2286. $12 AUD.

235. Rees, Leslie; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1983). Karrawingi the Emu [Australian Nature Series]. Sydney: Lansdowne. 43 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial boards, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, single-colour drawings, minimal edgewear jacket, few tiny dents top edge. A delightful Australian children's book about an an emu named Karrawingi. He has many exciting adventures and many lessons to learn about danger. ISBN: 0701817488. Our Book No: 23417. $15 AUD.

236. Rees, Leslie; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1985). Shy the Platypus (Reprint ed) [Young Australia Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated pastedowns, minor edgewear, copy 1. A beautiful children's picture story about a platypus and his family. The illustrations will appeal to any age, and the text can be read to younger children, or alone by older children. ISBN: 0207135355. Our Book No: 3839. $10 AUD.

237. Rees, Leslie; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1996). Shy the Platypus (Reprint ed) [Young Australia Series]. Sydney: Cornstalk / Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated pastedowns, minor edgewear, copy 2. A beautiful children's picture story about a platypus and his family. The illustrations will appeal to any age, and the text can be read to younger children, or alone by older children. ISBN: 0207135355. Our Book No: 15088. $12 AUD.

238. Rees, Leslie; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (2000). Shy the Platypus [Young Australia Series]. Melbourne: Redwood Editions / Hinkler Book Distributors. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, bottom edge little bumped, minor edgewear. ISBN: 1865151408. Our Book No: 16922. $15 AUD.

239. Rees, Leslie; Hutchings, illustrator (1978). Digit Dick and the Tasmanian Devil (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, spine ends little chipped, cover corners little bumped, tiny scuff top edge near spine front & rear covers, tiny tear fore-edge bottom corner front cover, slight loss top corner rear cover, owner's written name title page. This Digit Dick adventure takes Digit Dick and his beautiful budgerigar named Bosca to Tasmania. They both meet many animals along the way before finding a Tassie Devil. The long text would suit older children, and the delightful illustrations (Bosca is bigger than Digit) would delight any age. ISBN: 0725404442. Our Book No: 28557. $18 AUD.

240. Rees, Leslie; Oliver, Tony (illustrator) (1983). Mokee the White Possum. Sydney: Lansdowne. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Delightful children's picture story. When the little possum started kindergarten he was laughed at because of his white fur. He tried ways of colouring his fur, but he finds that white fur could be an advantage. ISBN: 0701817402. Our Book No: 16096. $18 AUD.

241. Rees, Leslie; Walton, Penny (illustrator) (1988). The Story of Two-Thumbs the Koala. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Child & Associates Publishing. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour illustrations (many full-page), few edge tears jacket, minor edgewear. A delightful Australian children's picture story about a koala named Two-Thumbs. He gets his name from the fact that, of five fingers on any koala's forefoot or hand, two are "opposable" to the others, not, as in human beings, one. Hence the koala appears to have an extra thumb and is able to secure a better grip of his high gum-tree branches, thus making up for the curious lack of a proper tail. ISBN: 0867772093. Our Book No: 4152. $20 AUD.

242. Rees, Leslie; Wilson, Margaret (illustrator) (1997). The Seagull who Liked Cricket. Perth: Cygnet Books / University of Western Australia Press. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, some foxing prelim page, minimal edgewear. The last children's picture story by Lloyd Rees, this time beautifully illustrated by a Western Australian artist. Have you noticed the flock of seagulls that stand around the field at a cricket match? Silver was one such bird. But there was more to her life than that. Tells the story of a special friendship between Silver and young Vic Vincent, and their shared passion for fishing and cricket - and the trouble it causes! ISBN: 1875560602. Our Book No: 3398. $15 AUD.

243. Rees, Leslie; Zouwer, Naomi; Rees Peterson, Dymphna; Clarke Wintle, Megan (2011). The Story of Shy the Platypus (New ed). Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 82 pp. Hardback square octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus condition), pictorial cover, colour drawings (some full-page), pencil drawings, few colour photos. A beautiful children's nature story was first published in 1944. The daughters of Leslie Rees, Megan Clarke Wintle and Dymphna Rees Peterson, have contributed to the making of this edition of "Shy the Platypus". Dymphna has introduced the story with a personal memoir of how her father wrote his children's books, and has included photographs and some of his literary memorabilia. Pencil illustrations by Naomi Zouwer. The National Library suggests the reading age to be Primary School. This beautiful book will interest adults who love the original stories of Leslie Rees. ISBN: 9780642277411. Our Book No: 40225. $30 AUD.

244. Resnick, Jon; Davis, Jan (1995). Rufus the Rhinoceros (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Koala Book Company. 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos (some full-page), faint foxing title page & last page, minor edgewear corners. This wonderful children's picture book has over 40 colour photos of rhinos in their natural habitat. Rufus guides you through this true-to-life adventure which will interest children and adults. ISBN: 1875846166. Our Book No: 29718. $18 AUD.

245. Roberts, Beth; Fenton, Janet (illustrator) (1988). The Tasmanian Devil Who Couldn't Eat Meat: A Fable for Children of All Ages [Rainbow Books Number 3]. Lauderdale, TAS: Rainbow Books. 76 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, covers lightly creased, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page, autograph (author's written name title page). This is a special fable about a Tasmanian Devil who could not eat meat - he liked grass! He meets other animals on his journey to find his way back home, and these animals teach him how important he really is. ISBN: 0958788138. Our Book No: 28161. $20 AUD.

246. Roennfeldt, Robert (2005). The Silver Stream (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Kingswood: Working Title Press. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, spine & pages lightly creased, minor edgewear corners. A charming story about a Mother Platypus who waits for her babies to hatch. Publisher's suggested reading age: primary school. ISBN: 1876288469. Our Book No: 26089. $10 AUD.

247. Sandrel, Micheline; Durand, Paul (illustrator) (1972). The Mystery Owl. London: Tom Stacey. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, corners worn. A beautifully illustrated children's story about an owl. ISBN: 0854682805. Our Book No: 3106. $15 AUD.

248. Sandrel, Micheline; Durand, Paul (illustrator) (1972). The Mystery Owl (1st English ed). London: Tom Stacey. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, edgewear, bottom corner rear cover bumped, copy 2. A beautifully illustrated children's story about an owl. ISBN: 0854682805. Our Book No: 3106A. $15 AUD.

249. Seddon, Alexandra (2006). Swamp Wallaby Story (1st ed). [Pambula, NSW]: Cowsnest Pty Ltd. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket (with flaps), pictorial card covers, stapled, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, few tiny marks covers. An Australian picture book, using collage to illustrate this beautiful story about Wallaby. Swamp wallabies are passionate wild creatures. They have fewer chromosomes than all the other kangaroos and wallabies and, unlike them, they are solitary. The orphaned ones are very very affectionate towards their carers and curious about everything around them. At a certain age a wildness enters their being. It is irresistible. Full-page colour drawings will delight children and adults. A very special book to have as part of any children's collection. The author has previously used collage for her children's stories. ISBN: 0958194033. Our Book No: 22332. $12 AUD.

250. Seuss, Dr (2010). Green Eggs and Ham (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. Unnum 58 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. In this great classic children's picture story from Dr Seuss, Sam-I-am is determined to get grumpy grouch to eat green eggs and ham. Will he succeed? A large format edition that will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780007922888. Our Book No: 28085. $10 AUD.

251. Shaw, Jamie; Ikeda, Fusae (illustrator) (2006). Iso and the Bushfire (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: J. D. Shaw. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, full-page black & white & colour drawings, printed on 100% recycled paper, minimal edgewear. Iso was a Southern Brown Bandicoot and she was three years old. Iso had lived her entire life amongst the spiny thickets and green shrubs of the heath land. One warm spring day Iso awoke early from her daytime sleep to a strange smoky smell in the air. Her instincts told her the smell would bring trouble, but she didn't quite know why. The beautiful graphic illustrations make this wonderful children's story about Australian bushland and our unique animals very lifelike. ISBN: 0646465775. Our Book No: 23896. $15 AUD.

252. Sibley, Irena (1998). The Bilbies First Easter (Reprint ed). Sydney: Silver Gum Press / Allen & Unwin. 28 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, stapled, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Children's picture story: their farm was baked dry by drought - but with the help of the bilbies, William makes an Easter surprise magical. (The colour plates were made using tempera and gouache on handmade paper with sable brushes.). ISBN: 1875843124. Our Book No: 2139. $15 AUD.

253. Sibley, Irena (2000). Grandma Bilby, Mr Budge & the Easter Tree (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A charming children's picture story about Grandma Bilby who gets some unexpected help from the possums in the park when it is time to deliver the easter eggs again. Mr Budge the hamburger man joins in the fun and soon the whole town is celebrating. ISBN: 0734400896. Our Book No: 25844. $15 AUD.

254. Stamp, C. E. (1943). Jonathan and his Billy-Goat Cart and the Strange Adventures that Can Happen to Owners of Billy-goat Carts When They Look for Them [Joy Series]. Melbourne: House of Barker. Unnum 12 pp. Paperback small quarto, pictorial card covers (staples rusted), good condition, black & white & single-colour drawings, covers creased, pages toned, minor edgewear, small tear spine ends, rear cover marked & lightly stained, spine lightly worn, light foxing edges, owner's written name inside front cover. (Estimated date, 1943, Trove catalogue.) Children's picture book about a boy named Jonathan who took his billy-goat cart and met a lot of animals on his way to a picnic. A delightful old story, the drawings are wonderful and will bring real joy to children and adults alike. Our Book No: 26727. $15 AUD.

255. Stodart, Eleanor (2000). The Story of Archie the Whale and How He Missed the Olympics (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Envirobook. 48 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture book about humpback whales, in the same year as the Olympic Games were held in Sydney. This great story would be suitable for 8 years and older. Introduces children to the environment of whales who migrate from Queensland to the Antarctic in search of krill, and then return. ISBN: 0858811766. Our Book No: 20607. $10 AUD.

256. Strom, Kellie (2008). Sadie, the Air Mail Pilot. London: Picture Corgi. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear cover corners. An adventure with the main character being a flying tiger named Sadie. The illustrations will fascinate small children, and the text will be more suitable to older readers. ISBN: 9780552548793. Our Book No: 29655. $18 AUD.

257. Summers, Kate; Kneen, Maggie (illustrator) (1996). Tilly and Milly: The Story of the Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (1st ed). London: Orion Children's. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings. A delightful children's story about two mice. One loves her simple life in the country, the other one hates the country and loves her city life. They visit each other and discover the best home for each other. The charming illustrations will appeal to children and adults alike. ISBN: 1858811848. Our Book No: 23621. $10 AUD.

258. Talbot, Wayne; McKee, Greg; Luijerink, Jill (1988). The Great Wungle Bungle Aerial Expedition. Sydney, Roseville: Campbell Merchandising. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour drawings. An Australian children's picture story. When a big willy-willy (whirlwind) scoops up Wendi Wallaby, all the creatures of the bush set to work to rescue her. Story and illustrations by Wayne and Greg, text by Jill. ISBN: 0731616057. Our Book No: 16175. $13 AUD.

259. Tanner, Jane (2006). Isabella's Secret (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, spine & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. This beautifully illustrated children's picture story, both written and illustrated by Jane Tanner, will delight adults and children alike. This charming picture book about fairies celebrates every child's need for time alone, time to enjoy nature, and time to dream. ISBN: 9780140555677. Our Book No: 28907. $12 AUD.

260. Tersac, Helene; Clement, Frederic (illustrator) (1983). The Animal's Ball (English, reprint ed). London: Green Tiger Press (A Star & Elephant Book). 33 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour illustrations, faint foxing boards, edgewear corners & spine ends jacket (little rubbed & scuffed, small closed tear). Children's picture adventure story told by a little girl. She is in bed and cannot sleep. She leaves her bed and from the top of her stairs sees an amazing sight - wild animals walking on their hind legs, dressed in beautiful clothes, and having a party. The French painter Frederic Clement has illustrated this unusual story. Each painting brings the story to life, and each has a distinctive perfection. Winner of a Parent's Choice Remarkable Book award for art. Translated from French. ISBN: 0914676954. Our Book No: 27959. $25 AUD.

261. Thiele, Colin; De Paauw, Wendy (illustrator) (1992). The Australian ABC (Reprint ed). Sydney: Weldon Kids. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, few small creases & dents covers, minor edgewear. An Australian picture book, using Australian native animals to spell out the letters of the alphabet. The beautiful full-page colour drawings of Australian animals and birds will delight children and adults. A very special book to have as part of any children's collection. ISBN: 1863021825. Our Book No: 20520A. $10 AUD.

262. Thiele, Colin; Stucci, Mavis (illustrator) (2007). Miss Bilby (1st ed). Adelaide: Crawford House. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback wide quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, spine ends little bumped, cover corners little bumped. This Australian children's picture story is about a bilby that stays in her burrow because she is fearful of the other animals that are harming her friends. This vividly illustrated book written by an iconic Australian author, gives an awareness of this loveable and cuddly creature and its endangered existence in a new and sometimes cruel outback environment. ISBN: 9781863333214. Our Book No: 29274. $30 AUD.

263. Thomas-Cochran, Margarette; Mulligan, Jean (illustrator) (1994). Goanna's Point of View. Sydney, Brookvale: Book Company. 32 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour drawings, minor creasing covers & internal pages, minor edgewear corners, non-author written dedication. A delightful children's story about a goanna's adventures. The colourful drawings will appeal to any age. ISBN: 186309072X. Our Book No: 23779. $10 AUD.

264. Tildes, Phyllis Limbacher (1997). Gifts. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge / Talewinds. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), full-page colour drawings. A beautiful children's story about a young girl and her joy as she explores the gifts of nature. The watercolour illustrations and poetry make this a wonderful book for all ages. The author and illustrator shows her own personal interest in nature and the happiness that it can bring to children and adults alike. ISBN: 0881069663. Our Book No: 21728. $10 AUD.

265. Titus, Eve; Galdone, Paul (illustrator) (1990). Anatole (Reprint ed). New York: Bantam Books for Young Readers. 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, stock photo may differ. Award-winning children's picture story about a mouse who tastes the cheese in a cheese factory and leaves notes about its quality. ISBN: 0553348701. Our Book No: 13717. $10 AUD.

266. Tombs, John (1948). The Zoo Garden Mystery: A Fantasy [Adventure Series, no. 1]. Melbourne: House of Barker. Unnum 12 pp. Paperback small quarto, pictorial card covers (staples lightly rusted), good condition, colour drawings, pages & inside covers toned, minor edgewear, small tear top spine, minor loss base spine, top corner front cover worn. (Estimated date, 1948, Trove catalogue). Children's picture book about a group of animals in a dream zoo who wanted to find out where the caterpillars had found their bright orange bands. A delightful old story, the drawings are wonderful and will bring real joy to children and adults alike. Our Book No: 27080. $22 AUD.

267. Tomlinson, Jill; Howard, Paul (illustrator) (2004). The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Reprint ed). London: Egmont Books. 93 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A wonderful children's story about a little owl named Plop, who was very afraid of the dark, until he spoke to many animals and people who assured him he had nothing to fear. A read-aloud story suitable for young children. ISBN: 1405210931. Our Book No: 23479A. $10 AUD.

268. Treml, Renee (2012). One Very Tired Wombat (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white drawings with colour background, minimal edgewear. (Digitally reproduced drawings.). This delightful children's picture story is about a wombat who finds it very hard to get some peace and quiet because all the animals and birds insist on waking him up with their noise. ISBN: 9781742755793. Our Book No: 28369. $10 AUD.

269. Twain, Mark; Ingpen, Robert (illustrator) (1987). The Stolen White Elephant (1st stated ed). Sydney: Ashton Scholastic. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (including frontispiece), light foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), base spine little rubbed. This children's picture story, a detective mystery, is about a Siamese white elephant, en route from Siam to Britain as a gift to the Queen, and which disappears in New Jersey. This is one of the author's most hilarious, but overlooked, masterpieces for any child or adult to enjoy. The life-like illustrations are by international illustrator, Robert Ingpen. The literature classic was originally published in 1882 as a short story. ISBN: 0868966932. Our Book No: 27978. $18 AUD.

270. University Press, Oxford (1943). A Picture Book of Birds. [Oxford]: Oxford University Press. 20 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover, good condition, colour drawings, edgewear spine & corners. Estimated date: 1943 (Oxford University Library catalogue). A small children's picture book about birds. Each bird is illustrated by four sketches: male, female, young, egg. Our Book No: 8079. $10 AUD.

271. Vacchetta, Massimo; Tomaselli, Antonella (with) (2018). A Handful of Happiness: Ninna, the Tiny Hedgehog with a Big Heart (1st English ed). London: Quercus Editions. 199 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos, spine ends little rubbed. This is the heart-warming story of how a tiny hedgehog helped one man find hope. About a baby hedgehog named Ninna and a vet who found her and cared for her, and went on to establish a hedgehog sanctuary for the injured, orphaned, and starving hedgehogs he found. (Translated from Italian language). ISBN: 9781786489104. Our Book No: 40245. $20 AUD.

272. Vallely, Dan; Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (1995). The Possum Creek Olympics. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: National Book Distributors. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A children's picture book in "The Possum Creek" series, written in verse by Dan Vallely. The animals are awarded the Olympic Games. ISBN: 1864360445. Our Book No: 16261. $12 AUD.

273. Vallely, Dan; Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2004). Possum Creek's Big Flood (Reprint ed). Sydney: Woollahra Sales & Imports / Murray David Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. A children's picture book in the "Possum Creek" series, written in verse by Dan Vallely. The bright very colourful drawings make this a book suitable for all ages. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 187655312X. Our Book No: 16263. $10 AUD.

274. Vallely, Dan; Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2004). The Great Possum Creek Drought (Reprint ed). Sydney: Woollahra Sales & Imports / Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. A children's picture book in the "Possum Creek" series, written in verse by Dan Vallely. The bright very colourful drawings make this a book suitable for all ages. ISBN: 1876553030. Our Book No: 3992. $10 AUD.

275. Vallely, Dan; Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2004). The Great Possum Creek Earthquake (Reprint ed). Sydney: Woollahra Sales & Imports / Murray David Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, bottom corner front cover & spine little creased. A children's picture book in the Possum Creek series. The bright colourful illustrations will appeal to any age, to accompany the verse by Dan Vallely. ISBN: 187655309X. Our Book No: 28943. $10 AUD.

276. Vallely, Dan (poems); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (1985). Possum One: The Outback Rocketship (Reprint ed). Sydney, Brookvale: Child & Henry. 29 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (minor faint foxing reverse side), top corner removed flyleaf. A children's picture story in "The Possum Creek" series. This exciting story features the animals of Possum Creek who crew the rocket ship that Professor Cockatoo wants to launch. The charming illustrations bring the lilting words of the poem to life. ISBN: 0867771682. Our Book No: 28530. $15 AUD.

277. Vallely, Dan (poems); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (1986). Professor Cockatoo's Amazing Weather Dust (Reprint ed). Sydney: Child & Henry / Western Plains Publishers. 29 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour illustrations, cover corners & spine ends little bumped, spine little faded, minor edgewear corners. A children's picture story in "The Possum Creek" series. The animals and birds try to produce rain to break the drought. A fun-filled book to delight all ages. ISBN: 0867770090. Our Book No: 30247. $20 AUD.

278. Vallely, Dan (poems); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (1991). Professor Cockatoo's Amazing Weather Dust (Reprint ed). Sydney: National Book Distributors. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, tiny tear top edge front cover & first page, few little creases covers & flyleaf, minor edgewear, texta mark. A children's picture story in "The Possum Creek" series. The animals and birds try to produce rain to break the drought. A fun-filled book to delight all ages. ISBN: 1875580166. Our Book No: 27237. $10 AUD.

279. Vallely, Dan (poems); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (1995). The Lost World of Possum Creek (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: National Book Distributors. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, spine little creased (ends little scuffed), top corner front cover creased, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. A children's picture book in The Possum Creek series, with the text as poetry. The animals and birds of Possum creek meet some dinosaurs. ISBN: 1863023410. Our Book No: 30250. $10 AUD.

280. Vallely, Dan (poems); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2004). The Lost World of Possum Creek (Reprint ed). Sydney: Woollahra Sales & Imports / Murray David Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few creases covers, corner tips & spine covers little creased. A children's picture book in "The Possum Creek" series. A mix of Australian native animals and birds with prehistoric animals such as dinosaurs make this suitable for any age. ISBN: 1876553081. Our Book No: 29463. $10 AUD.

281. Vallely, Dan (poems); Perrin, Yvonne (illustrator) (2009). The Possum Creek Story Collection (Reprint ed). Sydney: Murray David Publishing. 121 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, spine ends lightly bumped. A children's picture book with four of the Possum Creek stories. The stories are: The Lost World of Possum Creek, The Possum Creek Olympics, Possum One the Outback Rocketship, Professor Cockatoo's Amazing Weather Dust. The large colourful illustrations and poems will keep all ages busy for awhile. ISBN: 9781877009877. Our Book No: 30246. $30 AUD.

282. Vass, Coral; Babajanyan, Sona (illustrator) (2011). Goodnight Possum (Reprint ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. Australian children's picture story about a possum named Blossom who just wanted to sleep, but her animal friends kept on coming to her tree and wanting to come in to get out of the rain. Will she ever get to sleep? This delightful story will appeal to any age ISBN: 9781742760018. Our Book No: 40233. $15 AUD.

283. Vass, Coral; Babajanyan, Sona (illustrator) (2014). Good Morning Possum (Reprint ed). Sydney: Scholastic. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour drawings, minor edgewear, laminate lifting slightly top corner front cover. Australian children's picture story about a possum named Blossom who lived near Ironbark Creek. Blossom picked a lovely red juicy plum, and all the animals came, one by one, to share her breakfast. Blossom is worried that she may not get any of her plum. This delightful story will appeal to any age ISBN: 9781742761299. Our Book No: 40219. $12 AUD.

284. Vautier, Dorothea; Burnet, Noel (photos) (1931). The Story of Teddy Koala. Sydney: W. H. Honey Publishing. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback large quarto, fair condition, black & white photos, colour photos (including frontispiece), new pastedowns, covers foxed & little scuffed & stained (corner creased front cover & rear cover near spine, edgewear), internally excellent. (Estimated date, 1931, Trove catalogue.) A children's picture story about the adventures of a koala. Stories by Dorothea Vautier (with centre spread verse). Photos by Noel Burnet, Koala Park. "N.S.W. Bookstall Co. Ltd" printed on rear cover. Our Book No: 4011. $30 AUD.

285. Verite, Marcelle; Ivanovsky, Elisabeth (illustrator) (1968). Tip Tip in the Sun (1st English ed). London: Geoffrey Chapman. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, good condition, pictorial boards, colour drawings, boards lightly scratched, spine ends lightly worn, two small sections rear fore-edge worn, few tiny dents top edge, hinges little loose (pages firm), staples rusted, owner's written name & address front pastedown. Charming collectible children's story about a little sparrow who has many adventures and meets lots of new friends. The easy to read text and charming drawings will delight adults and children alike. A lovely old book to have, or add to any others about Tip Tip. Our Book No: 23206. $12 AUD.

286. Vickers, Alan (1991). Animal Stand. Sydney, Castle Hill: Peter Antill-Rose & Associates. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback folio (very large format), dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, small edge tear jacket, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Children's picture story about an Australian bushland adventure. Meet Pira the platypus, Bossly the wombat, Karl the kingfisher and Scaly the frillneck lizard as they battle a developer who wishes to destroy their homes. Beautiful full-page illustrations that cleverly include a coded message for you to solve (solution at the back of the book). ISBN: 1862821356. Our Book No: 6109. $20 AUD.

287. Vickery Stanley, Jacqueline; Thistleton, Jim (foreword) (2002). The Dragons of Kangaroo Island: More Adventures of an Undersea Creature (1st ed). Seattle: Tangara Publishing. 34 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), colour photos at rear, tiny closed tear top spine rear cover join, tiny bump corner tip rear cover. This beautiful children's picture story is about the Sea Dragons on Kangaroo Island. The story is based around Lucille the Weedy Sea Dragon who is unhappy with the way she looks, she wants to look like her cousin, the Leafy Sea Dragon. One night in the waters around Kangaroo Island in the Great Southern Ocean, she learns that liking yourself the way you are can bring its own rewards. There is a question and answer sheet at the back of the book. The text would suit older readers, and the large colourful illustrations would delight any age. ISBN: 1876677589. Our Book No: 28685. $18 AUD.

288. Von Ammon, Helen; Mauterer, Erin (illustrator) (1994). How to Spin a Rabbit (1st ed). San Francisco: Doodlebug Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear. Delightful children's story about three angora rabbits. Chandon tells about her life with her two rabbit pals Pooff and BunBun and their special carer, Helen. This very special story will appeal to all ages. It is an educational and amusing story, and the drawings are charming. ISBN: 0964775646. Our Book No: 22235. $10 AUD.

289. Wade, Jan (1995). Australian Bush Fairies. Sydney: Murray Child & Company. 31 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), bottom corner tip first page creased, minor edgewear. Verse about fairies, plus background description of Australian flora and fauna. ISBN: 0908048203. Our Book No: 22546. $12 AUD.

290. Wade, Jan (1998). Australian Forest Fairies. Sydney: Murray David. 31 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), minor creasing bottom edge rear cover & last few pages, minimal creasing spine, minor edgewear corners. Verse about fairies, plus background description and illustrations of Australian flora and fauna. The bright illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0958732981. Our Book No: 28665. $20 AUD.

291. Wade, Jan (2010). My First Book of Australian Bush Fairies. Melbourne, Malvern: Brolly Books. Unnum 14 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, minor edgewear, bottom corner pages little creased, few light creases covers, top & base spine slightly scuffed. Verse about fairies, plus background description of Australian flora and fauna. This delightful book will interest any age. ISBN: 9781921756221. Our Book No: 26489. $15 AUD.

292. Wagner, Jenny; Brooks, Ron (illustrator) (1990). The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek (Reprint ed) [Picture Puffins]. Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture story about the mythological animal, the bunyip. The creature from Berkeley's Creek thinks he's a bunyip but no one agrees because bunyips simply don't exist. ISBN: 0140501266. Our Book No: 11090. $10 AUD.

293. Wall, Dorothy; Harris, David (1983). Horrie Kiwi and the Kids (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (In very good dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (crease top corner rear cover, faint foxing reverse side), minimal foxing top edge, bottom edge little rubbed, non-author written dedication. This delightful children's picture story is about Horrie the Kiwi who seemed to always have disasters happen to him - however, he eventually manages to live happily ever after. This book was written over forty years ago but was not published, probably because of wartime restrictions which made colour printing impossible. Now Dorothy Wall's clear and lovely colour and black and white illustrations can be seen in all their beauty, alongside a text brought amusingly up to date by David Harris, and can be enjoyed by young children everywhere. ISBN: 0207147345. Our Book No: 27516. $15 AUD.

294. Wallace, Ivy (1948). Pookie and the Gypsies (Reprint ed). London: Collins Publishers for the Children. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, narrow red cloth spine (neat repair), black & white pictorial endpapers, pages faintly toned, minimal foxing edges, edgewear covers (boards exposed corners, rear cover little faded along spine), non-author written dedication (very faded). Second printing (originally published 1947). Pookie, the white rabbit with wings, is stolen by the wicked Gypsy Circus Man and becomes the star of the circus. He escapes with his toy animal friends, but most of the friends return to their familiar life in the circus. (A scarce collectible early Pookie. No list of other titles in the Pookie series.). Our Book No: 17570. $100 AUD.

295. Wallace, Ian (1986). The Sparrow's Song. Canada: Viking / Penguin Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, lightly scratched). The authors glowing illustrations add emotional richness and clarity to this heartwarming children's picture tale. Set in Niagara Falls in the early 1900s, this beautiful story is about love, forgiveness and the gift of life. ISBN: 0670814539. Our Book No: 24817. $10 AUD.

296. Wallace, Ivy L. (1959). Pookie's Big Day (Reprint ed). London: Collins Publishers for the Children. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, colour pictorial boards & endpapers, colour drawings (some full-page), black & white drawings, fore-edge & corners little bumped, spine ends chipped, some edgewear. First reprint edition. In this well-loved classic children's story Pookie the rabbit with wings celebrates Belinda's birthday (the woodcutter's daughter he lives with). Pookie wishes for many things too (Christmas and Easter) and learns a lesson about asking for too much. The seventh title in the Pookie series. Our Book No: 17185. $60 AUD.

297. Wallace, Ivy L. (1961). Pookie and the Swallows (1st ed). London: William Collins. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, good condition, yellow pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings (some full-page), black & white drawings, minor foxing few pages, spine ends bumped, cover corners little bumped & scuffed, covers little marked, few scratches & small dents in covers, spine slack, front & rear hinges little loose (pages firm), small tears near hinge, owner's written & dated dedication front free flyleaf. First edition (no reprint noted). In this well-loved classic children's story Pookie the rabbit with wings sets out during the summer to help a family of swallows. (Estimated date, 1961. Written dedication dated 1973.). Our Book No: 19426. $35 AUD.

298. Wallace, Ivy L. (2001). Pookie and His Shop (New, revised ed). London: HarperCollins. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), top corner front cover creased, few tiny specks inside front cover & first page, minor edgewear corners. Classic children's picture story. The goblins have disappeared and no longer run their market. So, Pookie (the rabbit with wings) sets up his own shop to sell the produce from his garden. (Originally published, 1963.). ISBN: 0006647324. Our Book No: 29374. $30 AUD.

299. Ward, Helen (2008). The King of the Birds (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Five Mile Press. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, tiny scuff top edge front cover, minor edgewear. A colourful children's picture story about a competition between birds to find the biggest bird. ISBN: 9781742112190. Our Book No: 25872. $10 AUD.

300. Watson, Ina; Cunningham, Walter (illustrator) (1955). Silvertail: The Story of a Lyrebird (Reissue ed). Sydney: John Sands / Distributed by Ure Smith. Unnum 42 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, small black & white drawings, tide marks bottom spine corner covers & jacket (previous water contact now dry), front flap jacket little thinned, minor edgewear, internally very good condition. A collectible children's picture story about the life history of a family of lyrebirds living in the hills of Southern Victoria. This is the reprint edition, undated (1950s), containing jacket design printed on the boards, and distributed by Ure Smith. Our Book No: 15281. $10 AUD.

301. Watts, Frances; Legge, David (illustrator) (2006). Kisses for Daddy (Reprint ed). Sydney, Surry Hills: Little Hare. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback wide quarto, very good condition, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings. A playful and heart-warming bedtime story that is full of hugs and kisses as baby bear does not want to go to bed. The large colour illustrations are sure to delight adults and children alike. ISBN: 1877003786. Our Book No: 21116. $20 AUD.

302. Westlake, Lynelle Zita (2007). Ornella: The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark (1st ed). Brisbane, Moorooka: Boolarong. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings light creasing covers & spine, top corner little creased some pages, minor edgewear corners. A wonderful children's story about a southern Boobook owl named Ornella, who was very afraid of the dark, until she was scared by a violent thunderstorm that turned day into night, and she discovered what made the sound she was frightened of and had red eyes. A read-aloud story suitable for young children. Science facts about the life of the Southern Boobook Owl are embedded in the story of Ornella with the last page of the book describing the life cycle of this species of owl. ISBN: 9781921054754. Our Book No: 29621. $18 AUD.

303. Wild, Margaret; Brooks, Ron (illustrator) (2005). Zorro. Caracas, Venezuela: Ediciones Ekare / Edif. Banco del Libro. Unnum pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. A classic children's picture story, written in the Spanish language, and published in Venezuela. An injured magpie and a one-eyed dog live happily together in the forest, until a jealous fox arrives to teach them what it means to be alone. ISBN: 9802573140. Our Book No: 14836. $20 AUD.

304. Williams, Margery; Percy, Graham (illustrator); Qualie, Christopher (illustrator) (1988). The Velveteen Rabbit (Reprint ed). London: Octopus Books. 59 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers, spine ends & cover corners lightly bumped, edges lightly foxed, spine little faded, few light scratches covers. A beautiful children's picture story about a toy rabbit who wanted to become real. He had to wait a long time before the magic happened that granted him his wish. The bright illustrations will delight all ages. ISBN: 0706430298. Our Book No: 30344. $14 AUD.

305. Wilson, Tommy (Uncle Anzac); Animators, Freelance (illustrator) (1995). Kapai and the Kauri Trees. Auckland: Random House New Zealand. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, stapled, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, minor edgewear, staples lightly rusted, pencil impressions owner's name title page. This delightful story is about a kiwi named Kapai from New Zealand who wants to know why kiwis are birds but they cannot fly. The full-page very colourful illustrations bring this story to life, and will bring a smile to any face. ISBN: 186941263X. Our Book No: 27528. $10 AUD.

306. Winch, Gordon; Gristwood, Doreen (illustrator) (1992). Enoch the Emu (Reprint ed). Cairns, QLD: Childerset. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, corners covers little creased, minor edgewear. A beautiful children's picture story about a father emu who has to take care of the eggs when mother emu leaves home, and he tend to the nine emu chicks as they hatch! The clear bright drawings and simple text will appeal to children of all ages. ISBN: 0949130044. Our Book No: 21182. $14 AUD.

307. Winch, Madeleine (1988). Come by Chance (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback square small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed, corners little rubbed, closed tear top corner), small marks bottom edge, spine ends little rubbed, owner's written name. First edition. This is a delightful children's picture story about a lady named Bertha who provides a happy and warm shelter for animals. The town "Come By Chance" exists in the Australian bush. The house is loved and lived in by two caring people and their ever-increasing "family"of stray and needy animals. The author is also a painter and printmaker. ISBN: 0207156719. Our Book No: 28104. $15 AUD.

308. Windross, Aurella A. (1957). Why? - and Because: 23 Nature Study Projects for Junior Classes (Unstated Australian, reprint ed). Sydney: Whitcombe & Tombs. 48 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, very good condition, many black & white drawings, few small faint stains covers, bottom corner covers & pages little creased, sticker title page, minor annotation contents page (tick marks). Unstated Australian edition, containing a section on the platypus. School textbook: sections on plant life, insect life, bird life, miscellaneous (snail, frog, platypus, do you know?, can you tell?, have you seen?). SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 14670. $10 AUD.

309. Winer, Yvonne; Lloyd-Jones, Karen (illustrator) (2001). Butterflies Fly (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Margaret Hamilton / Scholastic Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, tables, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This fascinating children's picture book features a variety of butterflies from around the world and makes a plea for their conservation. The author's charming whimsical verses create the mood for each butterfly, and the life-like illustrations bring them to life. There is a butterfly identification guide at the back with factual information about each butterfly. ISBN: 1876289430. Our Book No: 29602. $18 AUD.

310. Winton, Tim; Prichard, Maureen (illustrator) (2008). Jesse (Reissue ed). Melbourne: Puffin / Penguin Books. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Delightful children's picture book about Jesse who slips outside one morning while his parents are asleep. This is a warm touching story about a child encountering the mysteries and terrors of the countryside. A cow guides her back home. Tim Winton's first children's book written for his first son. ISBN: 9780140543292. Our Book No: 23526. $10 AUD.

311. Woods, Barbara; Pike, B. E. [Betty] (illustrator) (1944). The Adventurous Koalas. Melbourne: J. B. Picken & Sons. 48 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, stapled (rusted), full-page colour drawings, pages lightly toned, spine repaired (transparent archival tape), faint creasing & marking, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation, owner's written name. Delightful little children's picture story about the adventures of two koalas. (Estimated date, 1944, Trove catalogue. Muir 8167. The probable later of two cover designs.). Our Book No: 16902. $30 AUD.