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Macquarie Children's Dictionary 2nd Edition

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Australia, Macquarie Dictionary Publishers: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1168


This picture dictionary is for children who are in their first year of reading. The dictionary:- entertains with attractive illustrations- presents each word clearly to assist young readers- conveys the meaning in easy-to-read, helpful sentences- encourages children to use a dictionary. Children at this stage of development are building on early competence in spoken and written language. They are also adapting what they know about language to communicate more effectively... View more info

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Talk Language: How to Use Conversation for Profit and Pleasure [used book]

By: Allan Pease and Alan Garner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Camel: 1986

Seller ID: 004089


Sometimes people are so busy communicating that they don't list to each other. Talk Language teaches us how to understand what people are really saying, and why. Words represent only a small part of the information transmitted in conversation, just as important are circumstances and body language. Talk Language shows how to decode a wide range of everyday signals so you can get the message or intentions a speaker is really conveying - whether intentionally or not it giv... View more info

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The Family Tree Historical Maps Book - Europe : A Country-by-Country Atlas of European History, 1700s-1900s

By: Allison Dolan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Family Tree Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002897


Journey to the Old Country From Ireland to Italy, Portugal to Poland, Germany to Greece, and everywhere in between, explore your ancestors' European homelands through more than 200 gorgeous reproductions of 18th-century maps, 19th-century and early 20th-century maps. These full-color period maps--covering the peak years of European immigration to America--will help you understand changing boundaries in ancestral countries, and inform your search for genealogical records.... View more info

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Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary

By: Andrew Delahunty

Price: $18.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2016

Seller ID: A1184


The Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary, beautifully illustrated by well-known picture book artist Emma Chichester Clark, is the perfect first building block for 5-7 year-olds to engage with words and language. Over 2000 entries give clear meanings and definitions, parts of speech, word forms, word families, synonyms and opposites to build vocabulary and first literacy skills. Not just a dictionary, this unique book brings to life the world of fairy tales, nursery rhymes... View more info

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Once Upon a Slime: 45 Fun Ways to Get Writing Fast!

By: Andy Griffiths

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2013

Seller ID: 002963


- Have you ever wondered where ideas come from and how stories are made? - Would you like to know the true stories behind some of Andy and Terry's books and characters? - Are you looking for simple, practical and inspiring writing activities? - Would you like to discover 45 great ways to have fun with words and pictures? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this is definitely the right book for you! Designed for teachers, students and young aspir... View more info

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Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1224


Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publ... View more info

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Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers

By: Barbara Baig

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003660


Elevate Your Writing From So-So To Spectacular! Great writing requires more than an original idea, compelling characters, or a scintillating plot. An author needs all of these to be successful, but writing--and writing well--also demands an entirely different skill set. Spellbinding Sentences arms you with the tools you need to master the power of the English language. In this book, you'll learn the different qualities of words and the many ways those words can be combin... View more info

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The Writers Guide to Weapons: A Practical Reference for Using Firearms and Knives in Fiction

By: Benjamin Sobieck

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003370


When it comes to writing weapons, most authors shoot from the hip--and miss. The Writer's Guide to Weapons will help you hit your target every time. Firearms and knives have starring roles in a wide range of genres--crime, thriller, war, mystery, Western, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of weapons in novels and film are pure fiction. Knowing the difference between a shotshell and a slug, a pistol and a revolver, or a switchblade and a butterfly knife is essentia... View more info

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The Write-Brain Workbook : 382 Exercises to Free Your Creative Writing

By: Bonnie Neubauer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers: 2015

Seller ID: 003372


Banish the Blank Page! You're seated at your desk, fingers poised above the keyboard, ready to write...but the words aren't coming. You're tapped out--or worse, burnt out. The blank page strikes again. Never fear. If you're battling writer's block, or if you're just looking for ways to flex your creative writing muscles, The Write-Brain Workbook Revised & Expanded will ensure that you never have to face another wordless day. Brimming with 400 stimulating writing prompts-... View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say in the Primary Years: A Guide for Primary Students who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Catherine Black and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2014

Seller ID: 003695


Young writers who struggle with putting their ideas into writing need language to help them. This book provides that language in the form of sentence starters and connectives. It also provides graphic organisers to help young writers organise their thoughts - a process necessary for good writing. How to write what you want to say. in the primary years: a guide for primary students who know what they want to say but can't find the words provides parents, teachers and you... View more info

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Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your Life Story

By: Cheryl Svensson and Richard Campbell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003658


Craft a meaningful life story! A written legacy of your life--one that encompasses experiences, lessons learned, failures and triumphs--is a gift your family and friends will cherish for years to come. Writing this story may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Writing Your Legacy is a step-by-step guide to chronicling a life story that reflects your true self. Through a series of 35 guided themes, as well as supplementary exercises, you'll explore milestones, relat... View more info

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Get a Literary Agent: The Complete Guide to Securing Representation for Your Work

By: Chuck Sambuchino

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001902


The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Literary Agent! If you dream of scoring the best possible deal with a traditional publisher and seeing your book in print, you need literary representation. Filled with practical, straightforward advice and insider tips, Get a Literary Agent is a one-stop resource for writers of both fiction and nonfiction. You'll learn how to: * Research agents and target the best ones for your work * Navigate the submission process--from best practices t... View more info

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My Desktop Dictionary: Revised Edition

By: Cliff Derkson

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Australia, RIC Publications: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A1214


My Desktop Dictionary. A child's first dictionary. My Desktop dictionary is designed, written and illustrated for young children in their first years of learning. It is a student dictionary for children who are developing a written vocabulary and contains a wide range of commonly used words. Ample space is provided for recording new words that students may add to the dictionary. Features:- Designed, written and illustrated for young children. Contains a ... View more info

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Collins Compact Dictionary And Thesaurus in Colour 3rd Edition

By: Collins

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2009

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A1226


This new edition of the COMPACT DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS is a quick and easy-to-use reference book, ideal for the home or office. The dictionary text provides clear, straightforward definitions reflecting today′s language, while the matching thesaurus text gives a generous choice of synonyms, as well as antonyms for key entries. Spelling help is given for all irregular forms of words and pronunciation help is given for all difficult words. In addition, language not... View more info

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Scribbles from the Suburbs

By: Creative Writers' Group Logan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, InHouse Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1076


"Scribbles from the Suburbs" is the first publication, for a collection of works by a small group of amateur writer's from Logan City.Through this eclectic mix of stories, you will travel through country towns and sail on the high seas, ride a country train and enter the cell of a notorious prison. Some will take you back to another era and possibly evoke your own memories. There are twists and unexpected turns that will leave you smiling. A few are loosely based on fact... View more info

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The Academic Essay: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Edit 2E Revised

By: Derek Soles

Price: $33.95

Publisher: UK, Studymates: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 000629


This book is a step-by-step guide to all the stages of writing an academic essay. The first part deals with gathering, evaluating and organising information; the second how to write effective introductions and concluding paragraphs, and the final section how to revise and edit your work. Full of practical tips and advice gleaned from years of experience as a tutor on the receiving end of essays, this is essential reading for every student in full- or part-time education ... View more info

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The Breakout Novelist: How to Craft Novels That Stand Out and Sell

By: Donald Maass

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001888


The must-have reference for novel writers! If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out. Veteran literary agent Donald Maass brings together the best innovative and practical information from his previous books and workshops to help you set your novel apart from the competition. Maass sha... View more info

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Doug Stone's Gold Atlas of Victoria Revised Edition

By: Douglas M. Stone

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Australia, Outdoor Press: 2016

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A1379


30 years of Doug’s prospecting and mapping work is now contained in one volume—Doug Stone’s Gold Atlas of Victoria. 28 map sheets cover Victoria’s main coarse gold areas. Alluvial gold diggings, mines, reefs and public lands are marked. UTM map grids are also plotted in the margins so you can pinpoint your position using GPS. This revised edition has 10 new maps. Great value when you realise the 28 Gold & Relic Site maps cost over $400 if purchased individuall... View more info

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Debrett's Manners for Men: What Women Really Want

By: E. Jane Dickson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, ACC Art Books: 2008

Seller ID: 000635


This stylish guide will equip today's men with essential knowledge to ensure relationship success with members of the opposite sex. Modern chivalry is manners with a sexy edge - it just makes things easier if you know what women really want. The new code of male manners allows men and women to enjoy their differences without falling into old, patronising patterns. It requires men to think things through, sifting the meaningful gesture from empty convention. Not all this ... View more info

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Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary 4th Edition

By: Edited by Amanda Laugesen and Mark Gwynn

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2015

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1182


Australian Primary Oxford Dictionary is an essential reference for Australian Upper Primary students with appendix words that identify core words in key learning areas. Over 14,000 headwords. Blue shaded feature boxes (easily distinguished from entries). Alphabet strip on the side of every page acts as a thumb index Parts of speech, plurals and derivatives written out in full to help with grammar. Word origins are provided for borrowings from Aboriginal languages. A map... View more info