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    • margaret
      Hello ladies, I am a retired homeschooling mother of 4 adult children. I sell books that might be of interest to homeschooling families. I do this for a bit of retirement *income* and my prices reflect that, but I do tend to charge quite a lot less than EBay prices. I want to avoid fb selling if I can...I much prefer aussiehomeschhol. I now mostly sell via an email list I send out to ladies who like the books I sell. (You are welcome to join that list...please message me with your email address.)       BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS   Homecoming by Michael Morpurgo SC VGC $6 I love this children's book and have my own copy! review: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/children_sbookreviews/9156338/Homecoming-by-Michael-Morpurgo-review.html https://www.bookdepository.com/Homecoming-Michael-Morpurgo/9781406341072?ref=grid-view&qid=1571182742229&sr=1-1     Linnea in Monet's Garden HC EC $15 superb! recommended: https://simplycharlottemason.com/scmforum/topic/choosing-artistpicture-study-for-young-children/ similar: https://www.bookdepository.com/Linnea-Monets-Garden-Christina-Björk/9781402277290?ref=grid-view&qid=1571183096558&sr=1-1     The Titanic's Last Hero: A Story of Courageous Heroism & Unshakeable Faith  by Moody Adams PB VGC $6 https://www.amazon.com/Titanics-Last-Hero-Courageous-Unshakable/dp/0983610312     Anno's Flea Market By Mitsumasa Anno HC EC $15 Fascinating wordless book...beloved author/illustrator. "Depicts the treasures and trash of a flea market, one Saturday morning in the town square, as men, women, and children buy and sell everything imaginable." homeschooler review: http://www.carolhurst.com/authors/manno.html inside: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Annos-Flea-Market-By-Mitsumasa-Anno-1984-HB-1st-U-S-Edition/183773435655?hash=item2ac9c01707:g:dNgAAOSwOyJX2s-3&frcectupt=true https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Annos-Flea-Market-By-Mitsumasa-Anno-1984-HB-1st-U-S-Edition/171750922789?hash=item27fd271a25:g:k4wAAOSwymxVKRd6     Make Your Own Noah's Ark by Rosemary Lowndes...intact NEW $15 A unique book that will give days of fun in the assembly and years in the playing with it. " Every part of the ark is visible, interior and exterior. You can assemble and load the animals two by two. The animals are not static, they are presented in very life-like poses, the zebras are kicking up their heels, The tiger is thinking of messing with the boxing kangaroo. There are many scenic tabs as well, even potted plants! see inside: https://www.ebay.com/itm/MAKE-YOUR-OWN-NOAHS-ARK-3-D-Paper-Art-Model-Rosemary-Lowndes-Claude-Kailer-/173872479740 https://www.etsy.com/il-en/listing/721457097/vintage-noahs-ark-construction-book     William Tyndale: The Smuggler's Flame by Lori Rich (Christian Focus Torch Bearers ) PB EC $5 https://www.koorong.com/product/william-tyndale-the-smugglers-flame-trail-blazers-series_9781527101746       Two Mighty Rivers: Son of Pocahontas by Mari Hanes PB cover scuffed GC  $5 Christian re-telling of this wonderful true story. I read and have been recommending its prequel (Pocahontas:True Princess) for over a decade when I decided I should actually read THIS title and I am so glad I did as it also very good. Probably best for teen boys or a read-aloud to younger boys bur skip anything you think you should. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Two-Mighty-Rivers-The-Son-of-Pocahontas-by-Mari-Hanes-1996-Paperback/183950364787?epid=1149642&hash=item2ad44bd073:g:o5MAAOSwoudbNt9G&frcectupt=true       GORGEOUS BOOKS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN  
      Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey  Puffin PB EC $6 or Viking Press HC NEW $12 Caldecott medal https://www.bookdepository.com/Make-Way-for-Ducklings-Robert-McCloskey/9781101997956?ref=grid-view&qid=1571184635168&sr=1-5 recommended: https://www.thehomeschoolmom.com/homeschool-lesson-plans/five-in-a-row/make-way-for-ducklings/     Amigo by Byrd Baylor Schweitzer (World's Work) HC VGC $10 illustrated by Garth Williams (LHOP illustrator!) lovely library-quality binding edition Francisco is a lonely boy. Amigo is a prairie dog. They both live in the desert, and both want someone to play with. Francisco thinks that he's taming Amigo, his pet--but Amigo knows better. https://www.bookdepository.com/Amigo-Byrd-Baylor/9780833544162?ref=grid-view&qid=1569563068770&sr=1-2 see inside: https://www.amazon.com/Amigo-Byrd-Baylor/dp/0689712995 homeschooler review: http://www.carolhurst.com/authors/bbaylor.html
          Amigo by Byrd Baylor (Aladdin Paperbacks) SC VGC $6 same as above...why author's surname differs is unknown to me https://www.bookdepository.com/Amigo-Byrd-Baylor/9780689712999?ref=grid-view&qid=1569563068770&sr=1-1 homeschooler review: http://www.carolhurst.com/authors/bbaylor.html see inside: https://www.amazon.com/Amigo-Byrd-Baylor/dp/0689712995       Floss & Emma's Lamb - Two Stories by Kim Lewis (Walker Books) SC EC $5 lovely author/artist...we have collected quite a few over the years. A bind-up of a pair of childhood farm tales which are set on a Northumberland sheep farm. They tell the stories about Emma's busy day looking after a lost lamb and about Floss, the town collie who becomes a sheepdog. on homeschooler lists: http://www.thepeacefulhaven.com/homeschool-reading-list-kindergarten-12th-grade/ http://highlandsministriesonline.org/ohyr1/       Owl Babies by Martin Waddell SC GC $4 a classic https://www.bookdepository.com/Owl-Babies-Martin-Waddell/9780744531671?ref=grid-view&qid=1571183770387&sr=1-1       James Herriot's Animal Storybook  HC VGC $8 contains four full-sized books...all illustrated by Ruth Brown highly recommended! Christmas Day Kitten, Bonny's Big Day, Blossom Comes Home, and The Market Square Dog. see inside: https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/240813312/james-herriots-animal-storybook-herriot?gpla=1&gao=1&&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=shopping_au_en_au_b-books_movies_and_music-other&utm_custom1=3b48f1cd-bf71-4bed-9ab0-53d1b635b878&utm_content=go_344338928_19782508688_78802980728_pla-106552219955_c__240813312enau&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7sawrbyf5QIV1zMrCh3How5jEAQYAyABEgKXPfD_BwE     While You Were Sleeping by John Butler SC VGC $5 While you were sleeping one deep, dark night...one tiger went hunting in the jungle, two mice made a warm, cosy nest in the hay, three bears played chase in the snow ...In this stunningly illustrated book with its lyrical text, you are taken gently through the night to see and count all kinds of animals in their natural environments. https://www.bookdepository.com/While-You-Were-Sleeping-John-Butler/9781841215891?ref=grid-view&qid=1566955603395&sr=1-12     Dolphins by Margaret Davidson SC GC $4 author wrote Five True Dog Stories Beautiful Illustrations, perfect for homeschooling as a science unit study.     Amelia Earhart: Alone Across the Ocean by Leonie Young PB VGC $5 one of the Been There Done That series...younger readers     Sammy in Healthland: Books 1 to 4 by Dr Jacques Breuil set of 4 HC books NEW $12  "Follow Sammy and his friends through four adventures, each story line so written and illustrated so as to educate and encourage good health practices and hygiene in children." Book 1:Sammy in Healthland Book  2: Sammy and the Evil Island Book 3: Sammy and the Secret of the Dolphins Book 4: Sammy Rescues King Zack see inside some here: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Set-of-6-Childrens-Books-Adventures-of-Sammy-Dr-Jacques-Breuil-1995-8440/183600172821?hash=item2abf6c4f15:g:cUwAAOSwwqVcHwO9&frcectupt=true
          The KnowHow Book of Fishing (Usborne) HC EC $6 One of a superb series which was a family favourite...packed with great detail and terrific illustrations. Adults will love it, too!  https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/THE-KNOWHOW-BOOK-Of-ACTION-TOYS-FISHING-JOKES-TRICKS-USBORNE-BOOKS/202619205283?hash=item2f2d0bb6a3:g:kdIAAOSwjZVaxbgk&frcectupt=true     Prayer For The Animals by Mark Wilson HC  NEW $10 (was $28) not actually a prayer ☺️ written by multi award-winning Australian author/illustrator " a picture book for children of all ages. It is not only a plea for animals that are endangered or on the brink of extinction, but also a celebration of all the wonderful creatures we share the world with. " https://www.bookdepository.com/Prayer-for-Animals-Mark-Wilson/9780734407559 https://marklwilson.com.au/product/prayer-for-the-animals/ https://marklwilson.com.au/awards/     I Love My Mummy by Sebastian Braun SC VGC $5 a sweet picture book for the very young...stunning artwork "Sometimes mommies are funny and playful. Other times they are warm and comforting. And mommies always know when to laugh, where to play, and how to love. Through simple, moving text and endearing illustrations, Sebastien Braun captures the spirit of motherhood in a celebration for every mother and child."
      https://www.worldofbooks.com/en-au/books/sebastien-braun/i-love-my-mummy/GOR002003102?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIspnB9b2a5AIVBh4rCh2ZnwC4EAQYASABEgJBU_D_BwE     The Smallest Turtle by Lynley Dodd SC PB GC $2 author wrote Hairy Maclary Lynley Dodd's classic story about a little turtle who hatches late, and must make a dangerous dash to the sea all by himself.     The Famous Five: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton recent edition HC/DJ EC  $6 cover...mine hc: https://www.ebay.com.au/i/273661007809?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=705-139619-5960-0&mkcid=2&itemid=273661007809&targetid=482664834138&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9071333&poi=&campaignid=1491251944&mkgroupid=63057291772&rlsatarget=pla-482664834138&abcId=1139416&merchantid=107653160&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI08L-jcC45AIV1QorCh22KABoEAQYBCABEgJ9ivD_BwE     Clementine Rose and The Farm Fiasco PB NEW $5 https://www.bookdepository.com/Clementine-Rose-Farm-Fiasco-4-Jacqueline-Harvey/9781760892012?ref=grid-view&qid=1567646086741&sr=1-3     Little Women by Louisa Alcott (Puffin Classics) recent PB EC $5 https://www.bookdepository.com/Little-Women-Louisa-May-Alcott/9780141321080?ref=grid-view&qid=1567646239769&sr=1-12     Timelines: Transport on Land, Road & Rail SC GC $5 Filled with fascinating facts and anecdotes, an illustrated tour through the wonderful world of transportation reveals the various means of travel people have used throughout the ages. https://www.bookdepository.com/Transport-Eryl-Davies/9780531157411?ref=grid-view&qid=1567644667848&sr=1-2     The Baby's Opera: A Book of Old Rhymes With New Dresses -The music by the old masters by Walter Crane HC EC $6 facsimile of lovely, quaint old book...see inside: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BABYS-OPERA-Rhymes-New-Dresses-C-1900-Crane-Illust/152543962899?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item2384542713:g:6DgAAOxyzGlQ8XaX https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/The-Babys-Opera-Music-By-Walter-Crane-Nursery-Rhymes-19th-C/312186851156?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item48afc94f54:g:DfIAAOSwYuNbRpgG     The King, The Mice and The Cheese HC VGC $6 old Cat in the Hat book...quite expensive on EBay https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/THE-KING-THE-MICE-AND-THE-CHEESE-Nancy-Eric-Gurney-Vintage-1965-Hardcover-Book/352603077517?hash=item5218c7fb8d:g:mfwAAOSwu4dcTCz2&frcectupt=true     Over In The Arctic by C and P Roop  (Scholastic) SC GC $4 poetry like "Over In The Meadow" Over in the Arctic, snow blankets the land and ice covers the water. Come and count with the belugas, caribou, bears, and many other cold-weather animals that call the Arctic home. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/over-in-the-arctic-2003-paperback-scholastic-Connie-Peter-Roop/123753136584?epid=1400692513&hash=item1cd04301c8:g:CloAAOSwkHFb5L7s       LIVING NATURE STUDY TITLES     Nature Storybooks: Every Wonderful Word is True (series) all SC in VGC or EC $5 each I highly recommend getting all the 20 or so titles in the set...these are spare copies. Some of the titles in this series were also in the "Read and Wonder" series   Walk With a Wolf https://www.bookdepository.com/Walk-with-Wolf-Janni-Howker/9781406365450?ref=grid-view&qid=1567999754010&sr=1-3   White Owl, Barn Owl by Nicola Davies/ Michael Foreman https://www.bookdepository.com/White-Owl-Barn-Owl-Nicola-Davies/9781406365443?ref=grid-view&qid=1567999271774&sr=1-1   Think of an Eel Shortlisted for the Earthworm Award 1993, and winner of the TES Junior Information Book Award and the Kurt Maschler Award. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Think-of-an-Eel-Wallace-Karen-Used-Good-Book/163733512156?hash=item261f471fdc:g:OV8AAOSw0TxZZqNG   Tigress https://www.bookdepository.com/Tigress-Nick-Dowson/9781406365429?ref=grid-view&qid=1567999808872&sr=1-4   Ice Bear by Nicola Davies  https://www.bookdepository.com/Ice-Bear-Nicola-Davies/9781406364644?ref=grid-view&qid=1566613752395&sr=1-2     MOSTLY BRAND NEW LITTLE GOLDEN BOOKS...$2 each...all are $5 at Book Depository   My First Counting Book HC VGC $2 https://www.bookdepository.com/LGB-My-First-Counting-Book-Lilian-Moore/9780307020673?ref=grid-view&qid=1566615145160&sr=1-7   Two Little Gardeners by Margaret Wise Brown HC EC/NEW $3 Children will enjoy this story of a young brother and sister who plant seeds that will result, after much hard work and patience, in a bountiful garden! It teaches that good things come to those who wait, and features a little song at the end of the book: "What We Plant in the Spring We Eat in the Fall."   My Home HC FC/GC $2 nice reviews: https://www.amazon.com/My-Home-Little-Golden-Book/dp/B001GGUSVS   Kitty's New Doll HC NEW $2   The House That Jack Built HC NEW $2   I'm A Truck HC NEW $2   Little Golden Picture Dictionary HC NEW $2   The Fire Engine Book HC NEW $2 https://www.bookdepository.com/LGB-Fire-Engine-Book-Tibor-Gergely/9780307960245?ref=grid-view&qid=1567643598890&sr=1-1   The Fire Engine Book HC EC $2
        BOOKS FOR MUM   The Boy Who Loved Windows : Opening The Heart And Mind Of A Child Threatened With Autism by Patricia Stacey PB EC $8 This enthralling memoir is the day-by-day story of how one little boy was saved from a path leading to autistic isolation. It is also a first-hand account of the new model of research and treatment pioneered by Stanley Greenspan, M.D. that makes this recovery possible for others. Walker, whom paediatricians worried would never walk, talk, or perhaps even hear or see, was lucky enough to be born to a family who would not accept defeat. Pat Stacey reveals the darkest fears, struggles, exhaustion, tiny victories, and eventual joys her family faced as they gradually brought Walker into full contact with the world. https://www.bookdepository.com/Boy-Who-Loved-Windows-Patricia-Stacey/9780738209661?ref=grid-view&qid=1566613118196&sr=1-1     Mothering From Scratch:  Finding the Best Parenting Style for You and Your Family by Melinda Means & Kathy Helgemo (Bethany House) PB EC $7 There's no "one size fits all" recipe for being a good mom. Means and Helgemo will help you find a parenting style that works for you! Abandoning cookie-cutter advice, they offer biblical wisdom to help you tap into your individual strengths and weaknesses; push past the fear of doing it wrong; and chart a grace-filled course for your family. reviews: http://www.godlyindianmom.com/2015/01/book-review-mothering-from-scratch-by-melinda-means-and-kathy-helgemo.html/ http://www.servingjoyfully.com/product/mothering-from-scratch-finding-the-best-parenting-style-for-you-and-your-family/ https://www.bookdepository.com/Mothering-From-Scratch-Melinda-Means/9780764212642?ref=grid-view     If Not Dieting, Then What? by Dr Rick Kausman SC EC/NEW $6 https://www.bookdepository.com/If-Not-Dieting-Then-What-Rick-Kausman/9781741144796?ref=grid-view&qid=1567646690349&sr=1-1   Eats Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss HC/DJ NEWISH $8 https://www.bookdepository.com/Eats-Shoots-Leaves-Lynne-Truss/9781861976123?ref=grid-view&qid=1568427163841&sr=1-11   thanks for looking...my other lists are here: http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/topic/15269-wonderland-of-nature-trim/ http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/topic/15256-australian-childrens-pictorial-social-studies/    
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    • margaret
      Hello ladies, I am a retired homeschooling mother of 4 adult children. I sell books that might be of interest to homeschooling families. I do this for a bit of retirement *income* and my prices reflect that, but I do tend to charge quite a lot less than EBay prices. I want to avoid fb selling if I can...I much prefer aussiehomeschhol. I now mostly sell via an email list I send out to ladies who like the books I sell. (You are welcome to join that list...please message me with your email address.)     AUSTRALIAN LIVING BOOKS   We of the Never-Never RETOLD FOR CHILDREN by Nance Donkin (Hutchinson HC/DJ VGC* $10 has lovely illustrations throughout "Retelling for children of Jeannie Gunn's autobiography ; describes living conditions on a Northern Territory cattle station in 1902 ; includes encounters with the local Aboriginal people" *dj chipped https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=22608157885&searchurl=x%3D76%26y%3D0%26sortby%3D93%26kn%3DWe%2Bof%2Bthe%2Bnever-never%2BAeneas%2BGunn&cm_sp=snippet-_-srp3-_-title28     Trim by Matthrew Flinders  (1st edition Collins 1977) HC/DJ VGC $20 (signed by illustrator) The story of a brave, seafaring cat who, in the company of Matthew Flinders, circumnavigated the globe in the years 1799-1804. illustrated by Annette Macarthur-Onslow  recommended: https://www.homeschoolingdownunder.com/homeschooling-book-list-index/australian-history-books-stories-kids/ http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/blog/australian-history-booklist-in-chronological-order/ https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Trim-by-Matthew-Flinders-1977-Hardback-with-Dustjacket/192945467465?hash=item2cec723049:g:G9IAAOSw4wRc~eEG&frcectupt=true https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-10/history-of-trim-matthew-flinders-adventure-cat/9231672     Currency Lass by Margaret Reeson (Albatross 1986-89) PB EC  $15 (2 copies available) HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! - suit older girls - adults Life in the convict colony of New South Wales was harsh and often cruel. But for free-settlers like the Hassalls, Sydney was home. As one of the few eligible Australian-born girls, Mary Hassall was much admired. This recreation of her life from contemporary letters and diaries vividly portrays her emerging adulthood, romance and life in Sydney and on the islands of Tonga. This is a story of raw courage and perseverance, hope and disappointment - giving intimate insight into a vital personality that still speaks to us today. http://lem.com.au/index.php?menusort=supplier&Menu1=SL&Menu2=SL~Secondary to Adult&Products=SL~Secondary to Adult~Margaret Reeson&CatNo=241702&mode=browse https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/CURRENCY-LASS-AN-ALBATROSS-BOOK-By-Margaret-Reeson/183891829493?epid=242374391&hash=item2ad0cea2f5:g:8I8AAOSw6ZRdMuRl&frcectupt=true recommended by Mummyree and Daughter of Eve: http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/topic/6530-australian-literature/#comment-48376 recommended by homeschoolers: https://journey-and-destination.blogspot.com/p/towards-australian-charlotte-mason.html http://ohpeacefulday.blogspot.com/2012/12/top-5-aussie-living-books.html https://jessicaletchford.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/thirty-one-books-i-should-recommend-more-often/     Certain Lives by Margaret Reeson PB VGC/EC $12 (2 copies available) recommended by Mummyree and Daughter of Eve: http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/topic/6530-australian-literature/#comment-48376 homeschooler recommended: https://journey-and-destination.blogspot.com/p/towards-australian-charlotte-mason.html by Nooby: http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/topic/9891-a-great-australian-history-book/#comment-76898 http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/topic/11153-australian-history-question/#comment-86063
        Whereabouts Unknown by Margaret Reeson PB EC $12  One day in late June 1942, over a thousand men were taken from an internment coup in Rabaul, New Guinea. They were never seen again, and the mystery surrounding their fate remains. From the author of CURRENCY LASS comes this vigorous account, gleaned from original wartime records and vivid memories,of a lost moment in history. In particular, it focuses on a group of missionary wives who were sent back to Australia before the Japanese invasion, and on a handful of missionary nurses who disappeared behind enemy lines....a moving testimony to the testing and strengthening of their faith. 500 pages. homeschooler recommended: http://lem.com.au/index.php?menusort=supplier&Menu1=SL&Menu2=SL~Secondary to Adult&Products=SL~Secondary to Adult~Margaret Reeson&catsubject=&CatNo=241726&mode=browse   The Letters of Rachel Henning by Rachel Henning HC/DJ VGC $15 Set in the mid 1850s, the story of Rachel Henning's voyage to Australia is told through the letters she writes to family and friends. Rachel Henning (1826–1914) was born in England. In 1854 she went to Australia, but returned to England in 1856 due to homesickness and the hot climate. However, in 1861, she returned to Australia where she settled permanently. She first lived with her brother and sister on their property in Queensland, but married in 1866 and later moved to a property near the New South Wales south coast. Rachel's descriptive letters, mainly addressed to her sister in England, provide a detailed account of nearly 30 years of pioneering life in Australia. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/The-Letters-of-Rachel-Henning-Henning-Rachel-Angus-and-Roberts/382823778471?hash=item59221348a7:g:kiAAAOSwZcZcf2F4&frcectupt=true   Letters to Ann: The Love story of Matthew Flinders and Ann Chappelle HC/DJ EC $12 The year was 1801. the explorer Matthew Flinders was shortly to set sail for 'terra Australis'. Could he possibly win the heart of Ann Chappelle before he departed? She was sweet-natured, clever and dignified and came from a modest though genteel home. Having lost her seagoing father at a tender age, Ann wanted no attachment with a naval man. He was personable, steadfast and ambitious and was making his mark as a navigator in the Pacific. He was torn between his love for the sea and his love for her. they married. three months later Matthew left for Australia, where he surveyed the southern coast and circumnavigated the continent. It was a time of hostility between France and England. En route home, he was detained by the French - for six years.     Black Kettle and Full Moon: Daily Life in a Vanished Australia by Geoffrey Blayney thick HC/DJ EC $15 VERY interesting A lively and fascinating journey into Australian daily life in the period from the first gold rushes to the World War One. The book looks at tasks and pleasures everyone knew about but which are now largely forgotten. https://www.bookdepository.com/Black-Kettle-Full-Moon-Daily-Life-Vanished-Australia-Geoffrey-Blainey/9780670041329     Mates at Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce (Ward Lock 1977) HC EC $10 https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mates-At-Billabong-By-Mary-Grant-Bruce-1977-Ward-Lock-Australian-Fiction/253463585292?hash=item3b039b620c:g:0mkAAOSwf~9Za1C2&frcectupt=true homeschooler recommended: https://www.homeschoolingdownunder.com/10-horse-books-girls/ https://journey-and-destination.blogspot.com/2017/05/may-giveaway-little-bush-maid-mates-at.html http://ohpeacefulday.blogspot.com/2009/06/our-australian-curriculum.html     We of the Never-Never by Mrs Aeneas Gunn (Hutchinson 1971) HC/DJ  VGC* $8 *light spotting to dj and endpps In 1902 Jeannie Gunn, a Melbourne schoolteacher, went with her new husband to live on the remote Elsey cattle station near the Roper River in the Northern Territory. though she spent little more than a year there, her experiences in the outback and her contact with the local Aborigines impressed her deeply, and on her return to Melbourne she set down her recollections in two books, We of the Never Never and The Little Black Princess. recommended by homeschoolers: https://thekoalamom.com/2017/05/we-of-the-never-never-aeneas-gunn/ http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/blog/australian-books-we-have-enjoyed/ https://www.homeschoolingdownunder.com/homeschooling-book-list-index/australian-history-books-stories-kids/   The Wonderland of Nature by Nuri Mass (Ure Smith 1973) HC VGC $40 original edition but with photos added Nuri Mass' The Wonderland of Nature was first published in 1964. Since then it has been a highly recommended award winning nature study book for Australian children.  Join Chris and Tess as they explore the great outdoors with their mother. Hear about their bug collections and nature walks. Examine the interesting illustrations. Be inspired to find them in your back yard. This book will delight you and your children. see inside (edition differs) https://www.livingbookpress.com/shop/nuri-mass/the-wonderland-of-nature-softcover-nuri-mass/?v=6cc98ba2045f https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/The-Wonderland-Of-Nature-Nuri-Mass-Hardcover-Rare/233366930257?epid=28029118453&hash=item3655c0c351:g:n~kAAOSwgotcWrMw recommended: http://ohpeacefulday.blogspot.com/search?q=Wonderland https://journey-and-destination.blogspot.com/2014/07/   AUSTRALIAN PICTURE BOOKS     Are We There Yet? A Journey Around Australia  by Alison Lester HC EC $10 (3 available) "The year I turned eight, Mum and Dad took us on a trip around Australia. Luke, Billy and I missed school for the whole winter term."
      Join Grace and her family on their adventurous and sometimes funny expedition. A warm, heartfelt story based on an actual journey undertaken by the much-loved, award-winning author and illustrator, Alison Lester." https://www.bookdepository.com/Are-We-There-Yet-Alison-Lester/9780670880676?ref=grid-view&qid=1571025401320&sr=1-1     Flapper, VC by Mark Wilson HC NEW $10 CBCA award FLAPPER, VC is based on the true story of an Australian carrier pigeon during World War II. Raised and trained in Australia, Flapper is sent off to war in the Pacific. While on patrol deep in the jungle, Flapper's unit find themselves surrounded by enemy troops. With no other means of communication, the men's only hope of survival is Flapper, who has to evade enemy snipers and machine guns to get a message through to save the patrol. Flapper was awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross for his actions that day, and his medal is proudly displayed at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. This memorable tale, illustrated with Mark Wilson's beautifully crafted and evocative artwork, is a moving story of animals in war. recommended: http://sevenlittleaustralians.com/picture-books-anzac-day/     My Place by Nadia Wheatley SC/GC $10 CBCA Award The 20th anniversary edition of the award winning children’s book My Place is a groundbreaking blend of history and imaginative fiction that has been read in schools and homes around the country and is now delighting a second generation of readers. has a small tear on one page https://www.bookdepository.com/My-Place-Nadia-Wheatley/9781921977954?ref=grid-view&qid=1571097565746&sr=1-3 inside: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/My-Place-by-Nadia-Wheatley-Hardback-1987/323903959803?epid=96190252&hash=item4b6a2e32fb:g:~PMAAOSwK-1dbxlr     Little Humpty by Margaret Wild SC EC $7 CBCA Award Big Humpty and Little Humpty are a mother and baby camel, who live in the desert. Then the day comes when Little Humpty must have some friends of his own to play with, so they set off together to the Great Waterhole. Along the way, Little Humpty tries to guess what they will find there. see inside: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/LITTLE-HUMPTY-MARGARET-WILD-ANN-JAMES-Lge-SC/283497577853?hash=item4201c5bd7d:g:hKEAAOSwBFlc6z-2&frcectupt=true     Hector & Maggie by Andrew & Janet Mclean SC EC $7 CBCA Award...Andrew McLean illustrated A Year on Our Farm Hector, the bossy rooster, meets his match when the new sheepdog arrives. After a chase that takes them all round the farmyard, they both learn something about peaceful coexistence. https://janetmclean.net/2017/09/19/maggie-chases-hector-27-years-on/     Gandali the Whale by Meredith Hooper SC EC $10 a superb family favourite and rare...I love the beautiful illustrations of Sydney Harbour with the Opera House, Harbour Bridge etc. Gandali's mother is always with him, wherever he goes. Gandali likes looking at the turtles and the coral in the warm tropical water. So does his mother. One day she tells him they must set off on a long journey. All humpbacks do. Gandali doesn't want to go. But his mother says they must. Meredith Hooper wrote this story after watching a young humpback whale and its mother off the coast of America,and seeing humpbacks in Antarctica, where she has travelled as a writer selected by both the Australian and the American Antarctic programmes   Click Go The Shears illustrated by Robert Ingpen SC EC $6 https://www.bookdepository.com/Click-Go-Shears-Robert-Ingpen/9780207180941?ref=grid-view&qid=1567645245181&sr=1-1     Pete The Sheep by Jackie French (boardbook) EC $3 funny as expected by author of Diary of a Wombat https://www.bookdepository.com/Pete-Sheep-Jackie-French/9780732287948?ref=grid-view&qid=1567644871025&sr=1-20   Baby Wombat's Week by Jackie French HC NEW $6 gorgeous!  https://www.bookdepository.com/Diary-Baby-Wombat-Jackie-French/9780547430058?ref=grid-view&qid=1571268735621&sr=1-2     Josh by Andrew & Janet McLean SC EC $4 CBCA award https://www.bookdepository.com/Josh-Janet-McLean/9781864484908?ref=grid-view&qid=1567644992920&sr=1-23     The Man From Snowy River illust. Freya Blackwood SC EC $5 or HC EC/NEW $8 has gorgeous illustrations by the CBCA award-winning Australian author/illustrator inside (mine is HC): https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/THE-MAN-FROM-SNOWY-RIVER-A-B-BANJO-PATERSON-FREYA-BLACKWOOD/382881612657?hash=item592585c371:g:kBQAAOSwHqNcpVjU&frcectupt=true https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HnJzIYfemw     My Farm by Alison Lester SC VGC $4 recommended: https://www.homeschoolingdownunder.com/homeschooling-book-list-index/australian-picture-books-list/     Australian Animal Verses by Colin Thiele SC EC $6 https://browse.startpage.com/do/show_picture.pl?l=english&rais=1&oiu=https%3A%2F%2Fd1w7fb2mkkr3kw.cloudfront.net%2Fassets%2Fimages%2Fbook%2Flrg%2F9781%2F7418%2F9781741852899.jpg&sp=b1b99381fc9e585a4c655369a0b269f2&t=default author recommendation: http://ohpeacefulday.blogspot.com/2009/07/terrific-thiele-tales.html     Baby Wombat's Week by Jackie French HC NEW $6 gorgeous!  https://www.bookdepository.com/Baby-Wombats-Week-Jackie-French/9780732286941?ref=grid-view&qid=1571268861503&sr=1-1   Little Koala Lost by Blaze Kwaymullina HC EC/NEW $6 This Australian counting book tells the story of one little koala lost in the bush and trying to find a home. Along the way he meets two marvellous magpies, three tricky turtles and more-until he finds ten kooky koalas feasting on gum leaves and decides to join them! https://www.bookdepository.com/Little-Koala-Lost-Blaze-Kwaymullina/9781742991283?ref=grid-view&qid=1571181871060&sr=1-2     Stellaluna by Janell Cannon SC EC $5 must have! adorable illustrations recommended: https://www.walkingbytheway.com/blog/stellaluna-lapbook/ http://ablessedhomeschoollife.blogspot.com/2008/04/our-lapbook-on-stellaluna.html great reviews: https://www.amazon.com.au/Stellaluna-Janell-Cannon/dp/3407760949/ref=asc_df_3407760949/?tag=googleshopdsk-22&linkCode=df0&hvadid=341774182471&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8993905887646083509&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9071791&hvtargid=pla-564362240851&psc=1     Warambi by Aleesah Darlison HC VGC $6 a sweet book! When the home of a little bent-wing bat colony is destroyed by a bull dozer, Warambi becomes separated from her mother and the other bats. Lost and alone she finds shelter in an unusual place far away. Scary sounds are all around her. Danger is never far away. Will she find her way home? ...   NEW ZEALAND   Pilot Pete by Alan Villiers (Angus & Robertson 1963) HC/DJ VGC for age $6 chapter book see inside...cover differs: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Juvenile-Fiction-Porpoises-Pilot-Pete-Pilots-Navigators-Illus-Ships-Sea-DJ-1954/392342849385?hash=item5b5974c769:g:3eYAAOSwcZ9bZJ-q https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/PILOT-PETE-alan-villiers-h-t-cauldwell-HB-1953-1ST-ED/221176004607?hash=item337f1dffff:g:U84AAOxySE9Q7zGH&frcectupt=true       FOR SALE...a rare copy of John of Sydney Cove by Doris Chadwick   This is the second in Doris Chadwick's trilogy of early days in Sydney, written for children Published by Thomas Nelson in 1957   It is a hardcover and ex-library. It has no dustjacket. It is in Good Condition Price: $95   More about the trilogy here: http://sevenlittleaustralians.com/cream-of-crop/   Highly recommended by homeschoolers: http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/blog/australian-books-we-have-enjoyed/ http://www.australianhistorypictures.com/CHILDRENS_BOOKLIST.html https://journey-and-destination.blogspot.com/2014/09/ http://sevenlittleaustralians.com/early-australia-arrival-and-settlement/ http://aussiehomeschool.com.au/blog/australian-history-booklist-in-chronological-order/
    • nells
      more for Nell's pile...   creatures of darkness mattie story of a hedgehog eagle & dove strange companions pioneers against germs animals and their niches hole in the hill in spite of all terror mighty men young crusoes $15 for bush holiday if no-one else offers?     thanks!
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