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Poor Man's Orange
Ruth Park - Oct 01, 1987 (first published in 1949)
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First published in 1949 as the sequel to the award-winning "The Harp in the South", this novel continues the story of the Darcy family of Sydney. The author also wrote "Swords and Crowns and Rings", which won the Miles Franklin Award....
Wild Swimming Sydney Australia
250 Best Rock Pools, Beaches, Rivers & Waterholes
Sally Tertini - Nov 03, 2017
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Dip in to the dazzling array of wild swimming spots in and around Sydney. Inside you'll find details of over 250 amazing places to swim within a three-hour drive of the city. Every rock pool and tidal bath from Jervis Bay to Newcastle has been reviewed, as well as dozens more beaches, rivers, lakes and waterholes.For over five years the authors res...
City Trails - Sydney
Lonely Planet Kids - Oct 17, 2017
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Here's a book about Sydney that's seriously streetwise. Lonely Planet Kids' City Trails: Sydney features colorful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, that reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes or inside the average guidebook. We'll show them where to find haunted pubs, ancient A...
Tell Morning This
Kylie Tennant - Mar 01, 1981 (first published in 1967)
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Sydney's Best Harbour & Coastal Walks
Katrina O'Brien - Oct 20, 2017
Author(s): Katrina O'Brien ISBN: 9781925403664 Binding: Paperback Published: 2017-10-20 Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and regardless of your fitness level or experience, it’s best seen on foot!ÂThisÂ10th Anniversary 4th edition of theÂbestselling Sydney’s Best Harbour and Coastal Walks explores the length and breadth of Sy...
Molly and the Magic Suitcase
Molly Goes to Sydney (Volume 8)
Chris Oler - Apr 28, 2015
Molly and her brother Michael are curious about the world. Inspired by food, family, and friends, they trek to faraway places using a magic suitcase. Molly and Michael journey to beautiful Sydney, Australia in their seventh adventure. They meet Wesley who shows them Sydney’s fabulous beach culture. They surf, snorkle, play cricket, and barbeque on ...
Alphabetical Sydney
Hilary Bell - Oct 01, 2013
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This is our Sydney, the brightest and best of it,North to the south to the east and the west of it.Bats and cicadas, lawn bowls and the zoo,This is our town. Let us share it with you.A playful and vibrantly illustrated picture book that celebrates Sydney in all its diversity – from A to Z....
The Timeless Land
Eleanor Dark - Jun 01, 1941
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First published in 1941, Eleanor Dark's classic novel of the early settlement of Australia is a story of hardship, cruelty and danger. Above all it is the story of conflict: between the Aborigines and the white settlers. In this dramatic novel, a large cast of characters, historical and fictional, black and white, convict and settler, brings alive ...
Beneath The Southern Cross
Judy Nunn - Sep 01, 2011 (first published in 1999)
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A riveting novel that tells the story of Sydney and the people who shaped its character, its skyline and its heart.In 1788, Thomas Kendall, a naïve nineteen-year-old sentenced to transportation for burglary, finds himself bound for Sydney Town and a new life in the wild and lawless land beneath the Southern Cross.Thomas fathers a dynasty that will ...
Seven Little Australians
Ethel Turner - Jun 15, 2014 (first published in 1894)
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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....
The Empty Beach by Peter Corris
May 03, 2010 (first published in 1986)
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The early 1980s found Cliff Hardy well established as a private investigator but still battling his demons. He has quit smoking and moderated his drinking. The memory of his brief marriage still haunts him along with other ghosts from his past.A case in Bondi attracts him as an ex-surfer and admirer of the suburb. It began as a routine investigatio...
An Australian ABC of Animals by Bronwyn Bancroft