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Hello everyone,

I am advertising these books for a friend. 

Prices do not include postage. Thank you for looking.

God Bless YOU!


For MUM: A Marriage Made In Heaven or Too Tired for an Affair by Erma Bombeck pb gc FREE  with an other purchase ….In this lovingly hilarious look at her 44-years-and-counting marriage to a man she wouldn't trade for anything in the world -- who would finish her sentences? -- Erma Bombeck offers observations as only she can, on: The true test of compatibility: buying a house that "needs work" Surviving parenthood, and the nest that won't stay empty; How times of struggle are a piece of cake compared to handling success; Elevating guilt to a sacrament ;What to do with a man who saves instruction manuals; thinks a fishing license makes a great anniversary gift; and, thanks to the remote control, has never seen a television commercial ;Frazzled mothers wondering who they have to sleep with to get fired from the job Facing maternity, mortality, and metamorphosis together This entertaining portrait of an American marriage is Erma Bombeck at her most intimate, and her funniest.Erma Bombeck has a unique way of looking at life and of writing about it. She shines through the pages as being a person who can take the sickness with the health and tries her hardest to see the funny in something that could fill you with despair. While many of the stories are laugh-out-loud funny they also induced a wry smile occasionally and when she speaks about her miscarriages you will surely cry. What she doesn't mention sometimes is almost as important as what she does mention. Great mum book for those moments or days you need and understanding older woman to encourage, or just lighten life up!

A Work of Art :Creative Ideas Inspired by Famous Artists by Joan chambers, Molly Hood and Michael Peake pb ec $2...

Queensland School Readers Preparatory 1-4 And Grades 1-VII Boxed gc $40…..t

A Child’s Biology by Brin Vesey-Fitzgerald hb gc $2…

The Story of Man and His Changing Wold Series: The Garden of the World by Janet McGill hb $2…

Naturecraft Readers by W. Percival Westell: all pb OOP and in ec $5. the set…T

Step-by-Step 50 Nature Projects for kids by Cecilia Fitzsimons hb wdj ec $2.... 

A Classic Children’s Story : This Little Pig by Janette Oke pb ec $1…...

The Wreck of The Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo pb ec $3…..

The Sound of Music by Maria von Trapp pb gc $3…

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes pb gc Penguin edition $2…..

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes pb ec $4…..(as above - though Newer Edition))

Whatever Happened to Amelia Earhart by Melinda Blau hb gc $3….

A Medieval Feast by Aliki pb *as new* $4…..

Around the Year A Picture Book by Elsa Beskow hb ec $5…..


Everything you Need to Know About Homeschool Unit Studies (A Complete How and Why-to Guide by Jennifer Steward pb ec $7….. An easy to use how-to manual which dispels myths about unit studies like "too much planning" and "having to be creative" and instead shows how to simplify unit studies using notebooks and living books…. If you are interested in unit studies this book is a one stop reference. The author helps you get an idea of what a unit study can be and how to tailor it to fit different children. This book gave me freedom to step out into creating my own curriculum with confidence.  Everything You Need To Know About Homeschooling Unit Studies" is really a "nuts and bolts" manual taking you step by step through the process to create your own unit study. Jennifer talks to you in an easy, conversational tone on the topics of "Choosing A Teaching Method, Get On Your Mark...Get Set...Go!, Planning Unit Studies, Books, Unit Studies and High School, and There's Still More!" The appendix includes a resource section, sample unit studies and planning sheets.

Everything You Need to Build a Unit Study Notebook pb gc $3…..An easy to use how-to manual which dispels myths about unit studies like "too much planning" and "having to be creative" and instead shows how to simplify unit studies using notebooks and living books.This book really helps with the nuts and bolts of planning a unit study.Sometimes unit studies can become such a big production but this book  will help you to get a handle on them and not let them grow and become overwhelming. It reminds you that there needs to be balance between projects and seat work.

Everything You Need to Build a Unit Study Notebook “Masters” gc $1…..his packet includes all the reproducibles you will need to help with your unit study planning etc….OR Take the UNIT STUDY KIT for $10

The Ultimate Lap Book Handbook : Includes Over 50 Projects with Ste-by-Step Directions by Tammy Duby and Cyndy Regeling sprial bound *as new* $10…..Lapbooking is sweeping the nation! Homeschoolers across the country are using lapbooks to help in the learning process. Lapbooks can be used for any disciplinefrom science to history to an in-depth Bible study. Full of pictures, ideas and clearly-written instructions, this resource tells you everything you need to know to get started, to spark your creativity or to give veteran lap-bookers new ideas. It even provides blueprints for specific lapbooks to help you get going. Don’t lapbook without it!What is a Lapbook? Simply put: a file folder with a few new folds (from the back cover of this book).I am really new to lapbooking, the concept sounds wonderful. i even bought lapbooking kits hoping it would make it easier for me. i love scrapbooking, so I know this would be fun. But try as I might, the actual process of doing a lapbook has evaded me. It has been so much that way, that i actually avoided looking at this lapbooking book for review as well! But....when i opened it, I found a pleasant surprise. This book starts at the beginning explaining the lapbooking process, by explaining why invest the time into lapbooking and what good things it can do for your children. Next , it details the different types of lapbooks, different styles and shapes. Next it talks about adhesives, add-ins, paper folding and all the nitty-gritty stuff, like how to work it into whatever curriculum you are using, last of all, the book is filled with detailed directions of several different types of books and how to make them, including subject/topic related lapbooks. This is one of the best explanations I have read on the process of using lapbooks in your school, no matter what curriculum you use.

Tasha Tudor :A Book Of Christmas a Three Dimensional Book hb ec 50c…..Beautiful Tasha Tudor Pop Up Calendar is perfect for the Holiday Season.  2 page slight damage.

Jesus of History :Christ of Faith by Thomas Zanzig pb gc $2…..Who is Jesus Christ, really? What was his life about? Our thorough, full-colour revision of the popular Jesus of History, Christ of Faith invites students to explore the life of Jesus through a Christological study of the New Testament. The student text for ninth and tenth graders first considers the New Testament as a whole, particularly the Gospels, and explains the Jewish historical, religious, and cultural world into which Jesus was born. Using the Gospels as the primary source, the text explores Jesus' birth, early life, and ministry; then it focuses on the scriptural accounts of his death, the Resurrection, the Ascension, and Pentecost, and on their central significance for the Church's understanding of Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God. Jesus of History, Christ of Faith won the 1999 Certificate of Merit for the Premier Print Award from the Printing Industries of America.

Maps : Getting From Here to There by Harvey Weiss pb *AS NEW* $6….


A Frozen Heart by Elizabeth Rudnick pb *as new* $1…..Told in alternating chapters from both Anna's and Hans' perspectives, A Frozen Heart takes a sophisticated look at events of Frozen, exploring the couple's backstories, motivations, and doomed relationship.  beautifully written. We get a glimpse into the minds of Anna and Hans regarding what each one was thinking as the original plot to the Frozen movie played out. Rudnick fills all the holes that the movie didn't show us. She also gives us a back story for Hans and why he came to be the tyrannical prince you see in the movie. 

Can You Solve the Case of Violet and the Mummy Mystery by Harriet Whitehorn pb *as new* $3…..Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making… When Violet’s cousin Agnes and her Aunt Mathilde arrive from Cairo, Violet is delighted.  Aunt Mathilde is a Professor of Ancient Egyptology and has discovered a mummy that may be the key to revealing the secret location of Queen Nefertiti’s tomb. Violet can’t wait to find out more! So when the precious mummy is stolen from the British Museum, it’s a disaster. Who has managed to pull off this crime right under the security guards’ noses and where is the mummy now?  It’s up to Violet and the gang to save the day! Complete with two-colour illustrations throughout by Becka Moor, this is a fresh and funny mystery and readers will fall in love with Violet’s quirky charm. 

Pages & Co. Tilly and the Book Wanderers by Anna James hb wdj *as new* $4…..

White Fur Flying by Patricia Maclachlan hb wdj *as new* $4…..…


Nadia Comaneci The Letters to a Young Gymnast (The Art of Mentoring) hb wdj *as new* $4….. If there were such a thing as an "elder" stateswoman in women's gymnastics today, Nadia Comaneci would win that title as readily as she once won gold medals. Olga Korbut came before her, and many other medalists would follow, but none has ever been as dominant in winning the hearts of millions around the world. With grit and determination, Nadia Comaneci ushered in a new era for women's sports, one where young girls could vault into the arena of superstardom. Even today, almost thirty years after her greatest triumphs, you need only mention the name "Nadia" and gymnastics fans know instantly whom you are talking about.In Letters to a Young Gymnast, Nadia shows what it takes to achieve athletic perfection and become the best. With inspiring and dramatic stories from her own experience, she tells us how the young girl that Bela Karolyi discovered in a Romanian elementary school found the inner strength to become a world-class athlete at such a young age. This collection of Nadia's memories, anecdotes, and advice grants unique insights into the mind of a top competitor. From how to live after you've realised your dream, to the necessity of "a spirit forged with mettle," Nadia's thoughts on athleticism and sacrifice are eye-opening and surprisingly challenging. A good book! Such an inspirational book and the story is very well written..

Our Australian Girl Series : Meet Poppy (1864) by Gabrielle Wang pb ec $3…..


The Bronze Pen by Zilpha Neatly Snyder pb *as new* $2…..Twelve-year-old Audrey Abbott dreams of becoming a writer, but with her father's failing health and the family's shaky finances, it seems there is no room for what her overworked mother would surely call a childish fantasy. So Audrey keeps her writing a secret. That is, until she meets a mysterious old woman….One day the old woman gives Audrey a peculiar bronze pen and tells her to "use it wisely and to good purpose." It turns out to be just perfect for writing her stories with. But as Audrey writes, odd things start happening. Did Beowulf, her dog, just speak to her? And what is that bumping under her bed at night? It seems that whatever she writes with the pen comes true. However, things don't always happen in the way that she wants or expects. In fact, it's quite difficult to predict what writing with the pen will do.The major part of the book is about Audrey discovering how to use the pen and what to use it for. There's a happy ending for everyone; the best part of a children's book about magic!

Tales From The Flower Fairies Garden Series: 

 #1 Lavender’s Midsummer Mix-Up

#2  Zinnia’s Magical Adventure

#3. Rose’s Special Secret

#4. Wild Cherry Makes a Wish

#5  Almond Blossom Mystery

#6  Buttercup and The Fairy Gold

#7  Candytuft’s Enchanting Treats 

#8  Strawberry’s New Friend ……all pb and ec take the lot $4…..


Flower Fairies Friends - Merry Fairy Holidays 3 Enchanted Christmas Stories pb ec $2…..


Forever Clover series are a delightful series of wholesome book of four girls that practice virtues of friendship, loyalty and giving…. Ages 7-9 

Forever Clover Matilda’s Lost and Found by Holly Bell pb *as new* $2… Best friends are like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have. How lucky are you? Meet the Forever Clover girls who are Best Friends Forever. Matilda can’t wait for the Forever Clover girls to come over this weekend. But when the girls find a stray calf, the weekend takes an unexpected turn...

Forever Clover Emma Saves the Day by Holly Bell pb *as new* $2… When a painting is stolen from the life-saving club, Emma is upset. She loved that painting! Now it's up to the Forever Clover girls to find it and bring it back!

Forever Clover Abbey Leads the Way by Holly Bell pb *as new* $2… Best friends are like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.  How lucky are you?  Meet the Forever Clover girls who are Best Friends Forever.  Abbey is so excited to be going on a pony trail ride with the Forever Clover girls. But when her impatience gets them lost, will she be able to lead them back to safety?

Forever Clover Kate Plays Detective by Holly Bell pb *as new* $2… The girls learn about caring properly for animals The Forever Clover pets are sick Is there a nasty animal flu going around, or is something at the clubhouse making them sick? TAKE the Lot $6


Alpha Books : Rome by Nicola Barber hb 50c…..Discusses the events and people that have shaped the city of Rome, its history, architecture, notable sights, economy, culture, and way of life.

Reading Comprehension:Stories of the Saints by Elaine Woodfield pb gc $5…..

—- Reading Comprehension Stories of Saints Volume III by Elaine Woodfield pb ec $5…..

—Reading Comprehension Stories of Saints Volume IV by Elaine Woodfield pb ec $5…..


Bound For Botany Bay : Impressions of Transportation and Convict Life by J.D. Shearer. Hb wdj ec OOP $15…..……Prize winning artist Shearer's gallery of impressions make a fascinating comment on colonial times. Accompanied by excerpts from writings of the times.  Illustrated throughout with stunning full colour illustrations…A beautifully illustrated history of the early convicts to Australia. Slightly different but here is a suggestion of its style: https://www.amazon.com/Bound-Botany-Impressions-Transport-Convict/dp/0701813822

The Odyssey by Geraldine McCaughrean illustrated by Victor Ambrus hb wdj ec $6…..

Shanleya’s Quest :A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99 by Thomas J. Elpel hb *NEW* $10…..….


Famous Artists : Cezanne; An Introduction to the Artist Life and Work by Antony Mason hb ec $3…..Cezanne's life is revealed along with a discussion of his artistic style and subjects; numerous full-colour illustrations and reproductions appear throughout. In addition, sidebars encourage readers to try related mediums or techniques, e.g., "watercolour," "showing depth," "blocks of colour." While the numerous facts and reproductions present some starting points to better appreciate the artist. Excellent for grades 6 up.

Shakespeare : His Work and His World by Michael Rosen and Robert Ingpen hb wdj ec $5….

Fanny at Chez Panisse by Alice Waters pb ec $4…

Good Time Travel Agency : Adventures in the Middle Ages by Linda Baily pb ec $4…..

Russ the Tree Kangaroo by Leslie Rees hb wdj *as new* $4…..

Cocos Gold by Ralph Hammond pb ec $3….

A Nest for Celeste : A Story about Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home by Henry Cole hb wdj *as new* $7…

The Gadiators from Capua by Caroline Lawrence pb gc $3….

Walking the Boundaries by Jackie French pb gc $4…...

A Rose for The Anzac Boys by Jackie French pb *as new* $6…..

Gold on the Wind by Valerie Thompson hb ec $3….

To The Moon and Back : The Amazing Australians at the Forefront of Space travel plus Fantastic Moon Facts by Bryan Sullivan with Jackie French pb *as new* $6…..

My Story Series : Desert Danger Tim Jackson North Africa WWII by Jim Eldridge pb ec $3….

“Galapagos” Means “Tortoises” by Ruth Keller pb *as new* $4…..


Journey Through History : The Middle Ages by Maria Rius pb ec $3…..An illustrated history of the Middle Ages, with a fictional story involving children to depict the time in history…description as book below…

Journey Through History : The Greek an Roman Eras by Carme Peris pb ec $3…..The Journey Through History series consists of six books written for young readers that are designed to encourage their interest in the study of history. What is interesting about them is that they were originally published in Spain ("Edad antigua"), which provides for a slightly different perspective on the past that you get from American historians. Following "Prehistory to Egypt," this second volume is devoted to "The Greek and Roman Eras." The idea is that we groups of children, both then and now, in Athens and in Rome, groups who talk about topics of interest and significance. In ancient Athens children  learn about the "agora," Homer the potter, Greek schools, physicians, the Olympic Games, and Greek plays. Those in Rome talk about the Roman legions, the houses the wealthy Romans lived in, the Senate, the gladiators at the circus, and aqueducts. In each half of the book modern children visit ancient sites with their parents. The back of the book includes a guide for parents and teachers that focuses on the topics covered it the text, but with a contemporary rather than historical perspective. Ages 9-11

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon pb ec (picture book) $3…

No Place For Defeat : Life of St. Pius V by The  Daughters of St. Paul (fasc copy) great con. $2….

Beyond The End by Mother Mary Joseph, OC.D. pb ec $3…..

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr pb gc $2….

Mao’s Last Dancer by Li Cunxin (Young Readers Edition) pb ec $3…

Seen and Not Heard : A Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children selected by Nigel Temple hb wdj ec $4…..A selection of the tracts, improving tales and pious horror stories for children all of which show the Victorians at their most Victorian. Gives a vivid picture of the domestic life and leisure of Victorian families.Anthology of Victorian Children's tales, with illustration reminiscent of Victorian style….(similar to pictures illustrating Karen Andreola’s books)… Fascinating stories which can be incorporated in history studies, general knowledge or for those who take an interest in Victorian times!  It looks like: https://www.adelaidebooksellers.com.au/product/119136/Seen-and-Not-Heard-A-Garland-of-Fancies-for-Victorian-Children-Temple-Nigel-Selected-and-Introduced



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Can I have this please: The Brown Land turned green

Escape from France

Are we there yet?

Dawn wind

when the siren sailed

SCM Only a dog a story of the great war

Peter Duck by Arthur Ransome


thank you Joseph :)

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Hello Mrs angiet

all available except Escape From France.

I'll weigh them and send a PM

Thank you once again

God Bless


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Hi Joseph,

I'm interested in Melisande by E. Nesbit hb ec $5.  Would you let me know the postage cost to 3438?


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On 12/02/2019 at 8:46 PM, morialta4me said:

Australian Backyard Astronomy Dr. Ragbir Bhathal and Jenny Bhathal pb ec $10….


On 12/02/2019 at 8:46 PM, morialta4me said:

The Kingdom of Infinite Number : A Feel Guide by Bryan Bunch pb *as new* $8…..

Hi Jospeh. Could I get the above two books please? Postage to 4102 :)

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