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BABY'S BOOK OF HAPPY EVENTS
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BABY'S BOOK OF HAPPY EVENTS

By [Staff Writers]

Victoria, Australia: Commissioners, State Savings Bank of Victoria No publication date (c. 1967). Unpaginated (16 pages). Colour-art illustrations throughout by Betty Paterson (1894-1970). Saddle-stitched, staplebound booklet. Staples mildly rusted but holding firmly. Art-illustrated card wrapper undamaged. Textblock unmarked. This quaint booklet (and others like it) were issued by the State Savings Bank of Victoria to every mother of a newborn baby in the state of Victoria, Australia, in the anticipation that the booklet (when the pages were completed) would be a permanent family record of baby's first year or two, and that they would become lifelong account holders of the now-defunct State Savings Bank of Victoria. The contents of this unused copy include pages for: Parents, The Naming, Birth Particulars, Registration, The First Tooth, (space for) Baby's Pictures, First Step, Baby's Hair, First Christmas, First Pets, First Birthday, Baby's Weight, Home Safety, more. Booklet weight approx. 30g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Reprint. Staplebound Softcover Booklet. Very Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$15.50

UP THE DUFF : The Real Guide to Pregnancy
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UP THE DUFF : The Real Guide to Pregnancy

By Cooke, Kaz

Australia: Viking, 1999. 467pp., b/white cartoon-style illustrations, by the author, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, hint of tanning to edges. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a short, soft crease to front panel. "Kaz Cooke gives you the up to date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you get home. No bossy boots rules. Just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Everything you need to know about the scary parts, the funny parts and your private parts . . . " Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition, Second Impression. Softcover with Fold-in Flaps. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.27

GETTING STARTED (Bright Ideas for Early Years)
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GETTING STARTED (Bright Ideas for Early Years)

By Mort, Linda & Morris, Janet

Warwickshire, England: Scholastic, 1990. 96pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally rubbed. From the rear cover: " . . . an essential guide to organising and managing space, resources and children in a variety of pre-school situations and in the reception class. The authors show how you can create a stimulating environment which will encourage children to become active learners. Ideas on how to involve parents, helping children to settle in and coping with the transition to 'big school' have been included." Book weight approx. 265g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.86

FRESH MILK : The Secret Life of Breasts
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FRESH MILK : The Secret Life of Breasts

By Giles, Fiona

Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2003. xvi, + 267pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally surface indented. From the rear cover: "Thanks largely to risque advertising and the gravity-defying cleavage sported by our most popular celebs, exposed breasts (real or fake) no longer hold any mystery. But once they shift into milk-bearing mode, breasts suddenly disappear from the public eye. In 'Fresh Milk', through a diverse collection of stories, memories and personal accounts, Fiona Giles uncovers the myths, trurths, and social and psychological implications of breastfeeding." Book weight approx 315g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.09

STEINER EDUCATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
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STEINER EDUCATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

By Childs, Gilbert

United Kingdom: Floris Books, 1993. 225pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, minor indentation to small section. Illustrated card wrapper creased and mildly edgeworn. From the rear panel: "This thorough and detailed account of Rudolf Steiner's view of the child and its development towards a whole personality, shows how the teaching practice of the Steiner (Waldorf) Schools is firmly grounded on a rationale which perceives the child's past, present and future . . . The author attempts in an unprecedented way to summarise and clarify the educational theories of Rudolf Steiner." Book weight approx. 380g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Reprint. Softcover. Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.27

GARDENS FOR CHILDREN
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GARDENS FOR CHILDREN

By Wise, Tigger

Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1986. 96pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease. From the back panel: "If you are growing a garden where children play and you'd like to try planting some of the plants they treasure, you'll find this little book crammed with information . . ." Numerous contents include: Things children like, Start with a tree to climb, There's no substitute for a lawn, Plants kids like to eat, Some curiosities for the vegetable garden, Over 50 plants with quaint names, Plants to DO things with, Planting for the imagination, Twelve garden tricks, Children hate . . . , What not to plant . . . poisons, irritants and other backyard undesirables, I wish . . . fantasy time, Index. Book weight approx. 280g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.27

WILLIE : Raising and Loving a Child With Attention Deficit Disorder
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WILLIE : Raising and Loving a Child With Attention Deficit Disorder

By Colin, Ann

New York: Viking Press, 1997. xix, + 248pp. Book clean. Black spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain grey boards negligibly edge-bumped only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a tiny spot to reverse side. From the jacket flap: "Ann Colin's compelling journal recounts her son Willie's first five years of life. Willie is intelligent, creative, affectionate, and amusing. He is also overly excitable and belligerent. We follow Colin and her husband from school to school, doctor to doctor, seeking a correct diagnosis . . . It is a marathon that takes them from bewilderment and exhaustion, through coping, to triumph." Book weight approx. 530g. . First Edition, 2nd Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.09

RAISING BOYS : Why Boys Are Different - And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men
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RAISING BOYS : Why Boys Are Different - And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men

By Biddulph, Steve

Lane Cove, N.S.W., Australia: Finch Publishing, 1999. vi, + 186pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issues in boys' development from birth to manhood - and discusses the warm, strong parenting and guidance that boys need." Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good +. Illus. by Paul Stanish. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.05

MAKE ROOM FOR DADDY : The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room
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MAKE ROOM FOR DADDY : The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

By Leavitt, Judith Walzer

United States: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009. xi, + 385pp., b/white photographic and cartoon-style illustrations. Book clean, square. Dark blue spine firm, red title there-on. Lighter blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased head and foot of spine. " . . . historian Judith Walzer Leavitt offers a fascinating look at an important but long-neglected aspect of childbirth in America - the changing role of the expectant father . . . " Book weight approx. 750g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.09

PARENTING FOR EVERYONE : Meeting the Challenge
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PARENTING FOR EVERYONE : Meeting the Challenge

By Yogendra, Vijayadev

Warwick, Queensland, Australia: The Total Health And Education Centre for Learning, 1989. xii, + 184pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a couple of very soft creases. Vijayadev Yogendra, founder of the School of Total Education and originator of Brisbane's unique Parent Education Centre "provides answers to the confusion felt by parents in this technological age by describing a simple, tried and tested, back-to-basics approach to parenting, with simple and direct explanations, personal examples, stories and case studies to unfold a vision of parenting which will appeal to every parent, whatever their background." Contents include: Preface, 12 chapters, Appendix 1-3, Index. Book weight approx. 280g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.54

CHILD DEVELOPMENT
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CHILD DEVELOPMENT

By Hurlock, Elizabeth B.

New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1942. x, + 478pp., b/white illustrations, figures and graphs. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Blind-stamped series title to front panel of maroon boards, which are negligibly corner-bumped on lower rear panel, one small mark to same. Pen stripe and white-out (over previous owner's name?) to ffep, minor foxing and tanning to several pages, else leaves clean and unmarked. A stand-alone title in the McGraw-Hill Publications in Psychology series. Contents include: Preface, 15 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 895g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition, 7th Impression. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.32

TEST YOUR CHILD : How to Discover and Enhance Your Child's True Potential
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TEST YOUR CHILD : How to Discover and Enhance Your Child's True Potential

By Stoppard, Miriam

St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia: Dorling Kindersley, 1999. 192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards mildly bumped. No dustjacket. "Written for parents of children newborn to school-age, the most crucial time for learning, it shows you how to assess abilities, explains the skills that need mastering, and details how to help your child attain his or her full potential. Chock full of ideas for games, activities, and play that encourage curiosity, experimentation and competence, it proves that learning can be fun, and effective teaching within every parents' abilities." Book weight approx. 795g. . First Australian Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.05

FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION : Method, Description, and Explanation
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FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION : Method, Description, and Explanation

By Ingram, David

Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1989. xi, + 572pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked, soft corner crease to small section. Printed card wrapper (covered in adhesive film by previous owner) mildly edgeworn and scuffed. "Written from a linguistic perspective, it provides detailed accounts of the development of children's receptive and productive abilities in all the core areas of language - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics . . . provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students alike with a cogent and closely analysed exposition of how children acquire language in real time . . . " Contents include: Preface, 10 chapters over two 'parts', Bibliography, Author Index, General Index. Book weight approx. 850g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.14

HELP FOR THE HARRIED HOMESCHOOLER : A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education With the Rest of Your Life
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HELP FOR THE HARRIED HOMESCHOOLER : A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education With the Rest of Your Life

By Field, Christine M

Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A.: Shaw Books, 2002. viii, + 278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed. "Experienced homeschoolers and novices alike know how difficult it is to be a parent, homemaker, spouse, teacher, cook, coach, social director, and disciplinarian - all in a typical day! . . . Christine Field provides experience-tested advice, practical insights, and witty wisdom for challenges such as teaching multiple ages, managing discouragement and burnout, homeschooling during times of crisis, balancing homeschooling and your marriage, handling classroom discipline, and more . . . " Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.91

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE HANDY
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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE HANDY

By Williams, Guy R

London: Pearson Education, 1964. 94pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections, plus 44 intext line-drawings by the author. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on head and heel. Plain yellow boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated (boy with a model aeroplane), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. A first perusal of this book may indicate it is targeted more to boys' hobbies and handicrafts, however, as the author indicates, most, if not all, of these projects are also suitable for girls. All of the skills acquired and retained may be beneficial as the reader enters adulthood . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 13 chapters (from 'When To Start', to 'Words of Warning'), more. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.09

CHANGE & CHALLENGE IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION : A Collection of Papers on Subject Discipline Renewal in the Health and Physical Education Learning Area
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CHANGE & CHALLENGE IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION : A Collection of Papers on Subject Discipline Renewal in the Health and Physical Education Learning Area

By (Numerous Contributors) Department of Enployment, Education and Training National Professional Development Program (NPDP) Project

Australia: The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), 1996. ix, + 106pp., b/white figures and diagrams intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed soft card wrapper has negligible edgewear, small sticker ghost to rear panel. "This collection of papers focuses on subject matter within the health and physical education learning area and was generated through a Department of Employment, Education and Training National Professional Development Program (NPDP) Project. The project organisers argued that certain factors influenced the need for, and development of, subject discipline renewal in the learning area . . . " Contributors include: David Kirk, Mary Louise O'Connor, Helen Spork, Jim Smith, Holly Frail, Karen Inge, Gayle DiPietro and Bernie Marshall, Gordon Tait, Marilyn Poole, Peter Gourlay, Wendy Patton, Garth Read, Robin Small, Bruce Abernethy, Richard Tinning and Sara Glover, Terry Kearney, Irene Opper and Margaret Rankin. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.18

PARENTS ARE PEOPLE TOO

By Garvan, Elizabeth

Caulfield East, Victoria, Australia: Edward Arnold Australia, 1986. 100pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. "This book offers practical advice to parents trying to develop and maintain a loving relationship with their children . . . Elizabeth Garvan had eight children, four by her previous marriage and four from her second . . . As a step-parent she was confronted with resentment from her step-children. She realised that for everyone involved it was crucial that they all came to understand that parents and children both have rights and needs; and that 'parents are people too'." Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Australian. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.45

CHILDREN'S LEARNING EXPERIENCES : Birth to 2 1/2 Years

By Faragher, Joan, and Crockford, Patricia

Footscray, Victoria, Australia: TAFE Publications, 1996. 95pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased on front panel "This book aims to provide stimulating and appropriate activities for children. What each child needs will depend largely on age, and the book has been divided into convenient sections for the various age groups . . . " Contents include: About this Book, 4 Weeks, 3 Months, 6 Months, 9 Months, 12 Months, 15 Months, 18 Months, 2-2 1/2 Years, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.27

WHY FIRST BORNS RULE THE WORLD AND LAST BORNS WANT TO CHANGE IT. (Signed Copy)
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WHY FIRST BORNS RULE THE WORLD AND LAST BORNS WANT TO CHANGE IT. (Signed Copy)

By Grose, Michael

North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Random House Australia, 2003. 200pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short inscription signed by author to title page, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Ilustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This ground-breaking book reveals how birth order is a vital factor in determining our character and the life we lead . . . Also provides: marital advice - when two youngest marry or form a partnership you can be sure they will have a good time together . . . for a while; sibling management skills - how to manage your older brother's dethronement syndrome; parenting advice - why you should never compare a second-born to her sibling; fascinating dinner party conversation - why first-borns are more prone to heart disorders . . . " Contents include: 12 chapters, References. Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Signed and Inscribed By Author. 18th Impression.. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.98

THE NEW FATHER : A Dad's Guide to the First Year
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THE NEW FATHER : A Dad's Guide to the First Year

By Brott, Armin A.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Abbeville Press, 1997. 239pp., cartoon-style b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly splayed only. "An indispensable, month-by-month handbook on all aspects of fatherhood during the first year . . . offers invaluable information and practical tips, and is illustrated with delightful cartoons which underscore the joys and challenges of parenting." Contents include: Introduction, Chapters 1 Week, 1 Month, 2 Months, through to 12 months, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Book weight approx. 385g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition, 15th Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.98

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