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There are 37 books in this catalogue.
General Knowledge Examination Papers
Stedman, A. M. M.
Book Number: 22291
ISBN: 
London, Bell, 1897. School Examination Series. Small 8vo. brown cloth hardcover. 32pp. good, fep missing, a few pencil marks. Scarce
Price: $25.00


Juggling for the Complete Klutz
John Cassidy and B. C. Rimbeaux
Book Number: 35468
ISBN: 
Klutz Press 1988 3rd Edition 8vo. Soft cover. Illustrated with line drawings by Diane Walker. 82pp. Very good.
Price: $14.00


The King's School 1831-1981.
WADDY, L.
Book Number: 2614
ISBN: 
1981 (Sydney 1981). 4to. Or.cl.d.w. (272pp.). With double title-page, and num. illusts. many of which colour. Excellent copy. Po name.
Price: $15.00


Design it, make it, appraise it : lower secondary technology / Susan Harriman.
Harriman, Susan.
Book Number: 40278
ISBN: 1863662855
Carlton, Vic. Curriculum Corporation 1996 4to softcover 134pp very good. Includes index.
Price: $15.00


I Will Plant Me a Tree. An Illustrated History of Gresham's School
Benson, Steve
Book Number: 45719
ISBN: 0907383920
James & James, London, 2002. 4to. hardcover. 168pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


Brave and Bold : Manly Village Public School 1858 - 2008.
Ramsland, John
Book Number: 51900
ISBN: 1921221445
Brolga Publishing 2008 8vo softcover 282pp very good. Index. Illustrated with in-text b&w photo's. This is the story of a long-established school nestled from colonial times on a small site on the peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and the Sydney Harbour – a seeming demi-paradise for children to grow up in. The school itself, however, was often challenged by overcrowding and serious lack of resources. Many children came from families of humble means and impoverished circumstances. Teachers were often presented with difficult challenges and pressures in cramped conditions during wartime, peacetime, depression and prosperity. And yet an all-conquering vibrant spirit seemed to prevail. From the beginning of the 20th century onwards, the school became a potent nursery for sporting champions, scholars, and future Australian identities and leaders, including many Olympic swimmers and several national rugby stars as well as accomplished businesswomen, academics, journalists, artists and prominent professionals. The famous included the war hero Roden Cutler, the international swimmers and surfers Andrew "Boy" Charlton, Ernest Henry, Max Riddington, and Noel "Tiger" Ryan, and rugby greats like Rob Heming, Rex Mossop, Charlie Eastes and others. And then there was the poet Bruce Beaver and the philosopher John Passmore.
Price: $14.00


Performance Without Pressure: A Guide for Parents
Seldman, Martin L.
Book Number: 42470
ISBN: 0802710220
Walker & Company 1988 8vo hardcover 185pp index. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


The Second Shift
Hochschild, Arlie with Machung, Anne
Book Number: 57398
ISBN: 0749910186
Piatkus 1990 8vo. softcover. 315pp. index. Very good.
Price: $9.00


The New Phonographic Phrase Book
Pitman, Isaac
Book Number: 23270
ISBN: 
Pitman 1961 8vo. blue wraps, new condition. includes, phrasing, drills, explantation, principle, reading, dictation exercises, shorthand, longhand, alphabetical lists of classified and general phrases. index. 196pp.
Price: $15.00


Style in Australia - current practices in spelling, puctuation, hyphenation, capitalisation, ectc. Being The Proceedings of Style Council 1986
Peters, P.H. (edited by)
Book Number: 23437
ISBN: 
Dictionary Research Centre, Macquarie University 1986 4to, green wraps, 196pp. good condition. A record of the first style council in Australia dealing with a common concern in the editorial style which they themselves use and which they may direct others to use. Examines Australian style, British style and american style and points of style. Includes spelling principles, Problem word endings, Pronounciation, Foreitgn Words, Abbreviations, Contractions and Acronyms, Punctuation, Hyphenationa dn wordbreaks, Formats for Business Correspondence, Comparing Style Manuals, A study of Capitals, Sexism in Language, Colloquialism, Trade marks, Technical language.
Price: $10.00


The Writing Road to Reading - The Spalding Method for Teaching Speech, Spelling, Writing and Reading
Spalding, Romalda Bishop, and Mary E. North
Book Number: 58485
ISBN: 
Harper Collins 1990 4th Revised Edition. 4to. Softcover. 288pp. Good, corners bumped. Index. Includes record in the rear pocket. The proven research-based method that has helped millions of children for more than 40 years. Expanded, updated and easy tuse. Significantly improves student classroom performance. Dramatically increases standardized test scores. For classroom, home, special education and ESL instruction.
Price: $12.00


The Writing Road to Reading - The Spalding Method for Teaching Speech, Spelling, Writing and Reading
Spalding, Romalda Bishop, and Mary E. North
Book Number: 52190
ISBN: 0060520108
Harper Collins 2003 5th Revised Edition. 4to. Softcover. 471pp. Very good. Index. The proven research-based method that has helped millions of children for more than 40 years. Expanded, updated and easy tuse. Significantly improves student classroom performance. Dramatically increases standardized test scores. For classroom, home, special education and ESL instruction.
Price: $30.00


Management 3rd Asia-Pacific Edition
Campling, Poole, Wiesner, Ang, Chan, Tan, Schermerhorn
Book Number: 60941
ISBN: 0470813091
Wiley 2008 4to. Softcover. 650 pp. Very good. Contents includes, the Dynamic new workplace, Environment and diversity, Information and decision making, Historical foundations of management, Global dimensions of management, Ethical and Social responsibility, Planning and Controlling, Strategic management, Entrepreneurship and new ventures, Organising, Organisational design and work processes, Human resource management, Leading, Motivation and rewards, Individuals Job design and stress, Teams and Teamwork, Communication and interpersonal skills, Change leadership, Assignment writing, Research and presentation projects, Exercises in teamwork, Management skills assessments. Real World Examples.
Price: $25.00


The University from Ancient Greece to the 20th Century
Patterson, Glenys
Book Number: 36467
ISBN: 0864692994
Palmerston North, N.Z. Dunmore Press 1997 8vo softcover 242pp. very good. This book tells the story of the evolution of the University, from its origins in Ancient Greece to modern times. nnIn an engaging narrative style it explores the change and development of the University interacting with its social, political and economic environment over 2,500 years. Glenys Patterson brings to lie the people and events which have shaped the University and were shaped by it wherever these centres of learning became established. nnFeatures of today's universities and current trends and debates are traced across nations and eras in this very readable historical analysis.
Price: $22.00


Creative Journal for Parents : A Guide to Unlocking Your Natural Parenting Wisdom
Capacchione, Lucia
Book Number: 37298
ISBN: 1570623996
Boston, Mass. Shambhala 2000 8vo softcover 227pp b/w illus. very good.
Price: $8.00


Reading Rescue 1 - 2 - 3
Peggy M. Wilber - Illustrations by Charles Stubbs
Book Number: 38884
ISBN: 0761529632
Prima Publishing 2000 4to. Soft cover. 256pp. Index. Raise your child's reading level 2 grades through this simple 3-step program. Very good.
Price: $15.00


The Economics of John Hicks
John Hicks, Dieter Helm
Book Number: 40255
ISBN: 0631136169
Blackwell 1984 8vo. Wrappers. Very good. 304pp. Index. This selection of essays spanning half a century contains the most important work of one of the twentieth century's great economists.
Price: $15.00


Night Light for Parents: A Devotional
Dobson, James
Book Number: 40621
ISBN: 1576739287
Multnomah 2002 8vo hardcover 318pp. very good+ / very good+ d/w. Night Light for Parents offers moms and dads the daily serving of hope, common sense, and biblical insights they’re looking for. The Dobsons once again include the features that made their first devotional together, Night Light, a bestseller and ECPA Gold Medallion award winner: twenty-six weekly themes, Scripture excerpts, thoughtful questions, prayers, and personal commentary, as well as delightful short stories from a host of popular authors. Every evening, in ten minutes or less, mothers and fathers will find sage advice on raising their kids covering diverse topics such as confidence, respect, learning, discipline, and integrity. Night Light for Parents will help parents point their kids toward the path leading to eternity. nnInspiration for Every Mom and Dad.
Price: $8.00


Life Smart
Bennett, Vicki
Book Number: 42721
ISBN: 1876451130
Finch Publishing 2001 8vo softcover 186pp index, b/w illus. very good+. From the Publisher: Helping to navigate the challenges of adolescence, this book provides advice on dealing with the most pressing concerns of these formative years. Common issues that teenagers experience are covered, including the ups and downs of friendships and love, gaining self-confidence and accepting others, finding a direction in life, and relating to family. Addressed are how to deal with anger and depression and understanding the choices involved with drugs. Also discussed are how to make friendships work and how teenagers' thoughts and attitudes can positively and negatively affect their lives. In addition, suggestions are offered about how teenagers can listen to their intuition and act on it and how to set effective goals and use visualization as a creative tool.
Price: $10.00


THE READING SOLUTION: MAKING YOUR CHILD A READER FOR LIFE
KROPP, WENDY COOLING PAUL
Book Number: 43516
ISBN: 0140235736
PENGUIN BOOKS 1995 8vo softcover 246pp index. very good.
Price: $8.00


A Class Apart: Prodigies, Pressure, and Passion Inside One of America's Best High Schools
Klein, Alec
Book Number: 54591
ISBN: 0743299442
Simon & Schuster August 21, 2007 8vo hardcover in d/w. 336pp very good. Styvesant High is the subject of this book where ex-student follows the lives of some of the students and faculty.
Price: $15.00


Which School? Beyond public vs private
Mendelssohn, Joanna
Book Number: 46522
ISBN: 0980292425
Australia, Pluto Press 2007 8vo. softcover. 108pp.
Price: $8.00


Learning from stories : early childhood professional experiences
Fleet, Alma
Book Number: 47417
ISBN: 0729533026
Harcort Brace. Large 8vo softcover 191pp. very good, page edges slightly browned.
Price: $10.00


Children's Minds
Donaldson, Margaret
Book Number: 47863
ISBN: 0006352871
Fontana Press April 27, 1978 8vo softcover 160pp very good. This book will greatly enhance our understanding of children's minds, and will be of the utmost relevance for teachers and parents.
Price: $8.00


The Plug-In Drug: Television, Computers, and Family Life
Winn, Marie
Book Number: 48268
ISBN: 0142001082
Penguin 2002 8vo softcover 352pp index, b/w illus. very good. Editorial ReviewsnFrom Library JournalnAfter 25 years, Winn (Children Without Childhood) has completely revised and updated her landmark study of the influence of television on children and family life by incorporating findings based on recent research and investigating the impact of the home computer, the VCR, and the video game terminal. She has also shifted the focus from the TV programs children watch to the negative effects of television on children's play, imagination, and school achievement. Although Winn pinpoints many key shortcomings of television, this study is not argumentative; Winn instead aims to stress the quality of family life without television, to show educators and parents how to control the medium, and to offer practical suggestions on how to improve family life not dependent on television. This refreshingly candid and inviting study is highly recommended for both public and academic libraries. Leroy Hommerding, Fort Myers Beach P.L. Dist., FLnCopyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc. Product DescriptionnHow does the passive act of watching television and other electronic media-regardless of their content-affect a developing child's relationship to the real world? Focusing on this crucial question, Marie Winn takes a compelling look at television's impact on children and the family. Winn's classic study has been extensively updated to address the new media landscape, including new sections on: computers, video games, the VCR, the V-Chip and other control devices, TV programming for babies, television and physical health, and gaining control of your TV.
Price: $10.00


Kids Loving for Life
Holborow, Barbara
Book Number: 49208
ISBN: 0091839378
Random House January 1, 1999 8vo softcover 277pp very good.
Price: $8.00


Every Child Can Write Learning and Teaching Written Expression in the 1980's
Walshe, R. D.
Book Number: 50342
ISBN: 0909955379
Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, 1984 8vo softcover 254pp very good. Ex-Library. Index. Illustrated with examples and b&w photographs. A simple first principle for a writing course.
Price: $12.00


The Shadow Puppet Book
Lynch-Watson, Janet
Book Number: 39976
ISBN: 706126653
Sterling 1980 4to. Pictorial boards. no d/w. 128pp. Index. Illustrated with b&w photo's and line drawings. Very good. Contents includes Staging, The screen, Puppets, black shadow puppets, coloured shadow puppets, silhouette puppets, Making puppets, characture puppets, oriental puppets, unusual puppets, Shadow Puppet Entertainment, Ballet, Pressing flowers, Opera, Political debate, Cartoons, Violin solo, Poetry reading, Christmas Entertainment, A Nativity Story, christmas Legends, Hanukkah, The Wise Bird and the Foolish Man, The Little Red Hen, The Lion and the Mouse, The Emperor's New Clothes, the plays include scripts, props, Music Scenery, the puppets. Shadow Puppets of the Past
Price: $15.00


Festival and Special Event Management
McDonnell, Ian
Book Number: 51642
ISBN: 0471339342
Wiley March 26, 1999 4to softcover 312pp Very good. This Australian content-based book provides anyone involved in event management with an introduction to the principles associated with planning, managing and staging festivals and special events. This book presents the study of festival and special event management, introducing readers to the concepts of festival and event planning, management, stage and logistic management, the importance of marketing and promotion, and event evaluation and reporting.nnFrom the Back CovernFestival and Special Even Management, Third Edition expands on the coverage and discussion of event management issues and strategies introduced in the first and second editions. This edition continues to offer students and anyone involved in event production an introduction to the principles of planning, managing and staging festivals and special events. New to the third edition A new chapter on event touris. A new chapter on the project management of events. Even profiles throughout the text and end-of-chapter case studies that highlight events and their associated issues. Substantial revision of the chapters 'Strategic marketing of events' and 'sponsorship of events' More discussion of the importance of festivals and events to regional centres.
Price: $12.00


Reflective Teaching in Further, Adult and Vocational Education
Hillier, Yvonne
Book Number: 60548
ISBN: 0826479650
Continuum, London 2005 Large 8vo. softcover. 246pp. index. Good some highlighting.
Price: $15.00



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