Australia

5659 Season of the Briar by Brinsmead

Season of the Briar

An early book by a beloved Australian author, known for her good humored and exciting realistic fiction. In this book, a group of boys in a weed spraying unit in isolated Southwest Tasmania cope with disaster.

$25.00

 

19837 OO:Adventures in Orbello Land by Hildreth

OO: Adventures in Orbello Land.

An early science fiction/utopian novel for children, set in an uncharted part of Southern Australia. Rollin sets out to find his father in the mysterious, unknown land of OO, a gentle but rigid theocracy whose members wear Greek dress. As it turns out Rollin's father has become a king and captive of the Orbellians. Once the story gets going, the attempt to find and rescue him is a real page-turner. It is no wonder that few of these books exist.

$125.00

 

Turkey and Partners.

More adventures of Turkey and his friends, likable boys who have a great deal of freedom to roam the countryside because they can be trusted to obey their parents' "direct orders" (only)! Set along a sleepy Australian River.

$22.00

 

The Adventures of Turkey: Boy of the Australian Plains.

The author, a schoolteacher, grew up along the same sleepy Australian River and went to school with a boy much like Turkey.

$22.00

 

Blue Fin.

"Although his father has always considered him completely incompetent, Steve suddenly finds their lives in his hands following a violent storm at sea."

$4.00

 

Finn's Folly.

Quite a terrifying book about four children, one slow, left for a short time at night in a remote cabin, who hear a crash above and find that a truck carrying cyanide has smashed into their returning parents.

$5.00

 

Warrimoo.

Tom's father and his protector gave him a year to achieve, somewhere in the world, two tasks, one of them for the sake of someone else, and to bring back a friend. Set in the Australian outback and the jungles of South America. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$8.00

 

Kidnapped by Blackbirders.

When Paul Maitland is mistakenly taken with his friend Takua, he learns first hand of the evils of slavery. " 'Blackbirders" those who by force or guile took young islanders from the Pacific and sold them to work on the Australian Plantations." SIGNED by author on title page.

$18.00

 

The War on William Street.

Sydney, 1930's: some boys' attempt to sell papers on Sidney street escalates into a bitter turf struggle.

$18.00

 

The Muddle-Headed Wombat is Very Bad.

"Once in Big Bush it rained and rained." Wombat and his friends Mouse and Tabby Cat began to play.. Large format.

$16.00

 

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