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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.

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Australia, The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008835

ISBN: 1863520120

Condition: Very Good +


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 fa... View more info

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YOUR CHILD CAN BE TOP OF THE CLASS : A Parents' Guide

By: Adams, Ken

Price: $16.39

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007210

ISBN: 1854792431

Condition: Very Good +


186pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightest hint of browning to textblock edges. Illustrated gloss boards nominally scuffed. "Offers parents practical advice on how to tutor children at home, explaining how encouragement and support can give a child the confidence to excel at school . . . Includes tests and exercises to measure your child's progress in a new pattern of learning. " Contents include: Intro., How... View more info

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THE JOURNEY FOR KIDS : Liberating Your Child's Shining Potential

By: Bays, Brandon

Price: $16.54

Publisher: London, Element: 2003

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 007449

ISBN: 0007155263

Condition: Very Good +


xi, + 242pp., several b/white line drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed. " Brandon Bays, author of 'The Journey' now applies her remarkable healing techniques to children . . . an exciting, inspiring how-to book for parents and anyone who cares about children. It offers practical tools for partnering your child in liberating their innate genius, letting their natural abilities shin... View more info

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WHOLE CHILD/WHOLE PARENT. Revised Edition

By: Berends, Polly Berrien

Price: $14.05

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1987

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 004393

ISBN: 0060914270

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, + 360pp., small, intext b/white illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Original supplier's stamp on review page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Diana Cook] card wrapper nominally U.V. affected on spine. With a foreword by M.Scott Peck, this book teaches us the 'right attitude' to the psychology of child raising, helping us to see the essence of all human beings as true creatures of God. Since this is a book about essences, it is inevitably a re... View more info

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

By: Biddulph, Steve

Price: $9.11

Publisher: Lane Cove, N.S.W., Australia, Finch Publishing: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011010

ISBN: 0646314181

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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MAKING PEACE IN YOUR STEPFAMILY : Surviving and Thriving As Parents and Stepparents

By: Bloomfield, Harold

Price: $16.54

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition (Stated)

Seller ID: 007223

ISBN: 1562828851

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 286pp. Book clean, square. Navy, quarter-cloth spine firm. Leaves clean. Yellow boards have faint vertical line to front panel. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The author, a well-renowned psychiatrist and author of books on family relationships, offers sound advice on recognising and working through the problems and pitfalls that can occur in a family . . . contains exercises, case studies and personal growth techniques to ... View more info

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

By: Brott, Armin A.

Price: $16.03

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition, 15th Impression

Seller ID: 008481

ISBN: 0789202751

Condition: Very Good +


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, t... View more info

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THINKING STORIES 2

By: Cam, Philip (Edited by)

Price: $13.66

Publisher: Alexandria, NSW, Australia, Hale & Iremonger Pty, Limited: 1994

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 006893

ISBN: 0868065099

Condition: Very Good +


80pp., b/white sketch illustrations throughout by Ken Rinkel. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . a further collection of stories for children 8-12 years old to enjoy with their parents and teachers. The stories raise questions about topics such as: appearance and reality, magic and make-believe, mind and body, order in nature, power, freedom and rights, multicultural society . . . The sto... View more info

THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES OF TEENAGERS

By: Chapman, Gary

Price: $15.98

Publisher: Chicago, United States, Northfield Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 005533

ISBN: 1881273393

Condition: Very Good +


259pp., plus six page author/publisher promo section at rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner-clip to half-title page. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. From the author of 'The Five Love Languages' comes this book especially written for the parents of adolescents. "Research shows that parents-not peers-exert the most significant influence in the life of a teen. And the door to that influence is love. The key to opening that d... View more info

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STEINER EDUCATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

By: Childs, Gilbert

Price: $14.57

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011475

ISBN: 0863151310

Condition: Good +


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 ... View more info

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WILLIE : Raising and Loving a Child With Attention Deficit Disorder

By: Colin, Ann

Price: $18.22

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 011126

ISBN: 0670863149

Condition: Very Good +


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 scho... View more info

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KID-WRANGLING : The Real Guide to Caring for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

By: Cooke, Kaz

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: Sixth Impression

Seller ID: 010491

ISBN: 067004007x

Condition: Very Good +


771pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Kaz Cooke. Book clean. Spine firm, reading crease to same. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease to front panel, negligible edgewear. "Kaz Cooke delivers all the up-to-date, reliable info, with advice from the experts, including real mums and dads . . . funny, reassuring and practical, with no judgemental guruspeak about the right way to do things - just a range of great solutions f... View more info

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UP THE DUFF : The Real Guide to Pregnancy

By: Cooke, Kaz

Price: $14.57

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1999

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 012222

ISBN: 0670882895

Condition: Very Good+


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 ... View more info

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MOTHER-INFANT BONDING: A Scientific Fiction

By: Eyer, Dianne E.

Price: $12.22

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., Yale University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Thus, 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 004299

ISBN: 0300060513

Condition: Very Good


237pp. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. The author offers a compelling argument against the age-old belief in the benefits of mother-infant bonding immediately after birth...Many professionals and others still blame the lack of this bonding for a variety of social and physical problems children may encounter later in life...Contents include: Acks., 7 chapters, Conclusion, Notes, References, Index. Book... View more info

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

By: Faragher, Joan, and Crockford, Patricia

Price: $14.57

Publisher: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, TAFE Publications: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008746

ISBN: 0724135790

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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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.

Price: $21.86

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A., Shaw Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009441

ISBN: 0877887942

Condition: Very Good +


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, home... View more info

MOTHERS AND CHILDREN

By: Fisher, Dorothy Canfield

Price: $17.58

Publisher: London, Constable and Co.: 1915

Edition: 1st. U.K.Edition,

Seller ID: 001925

Condition: Good.


xii+285pp. Book just starting to skew, corners lightly bumped and scuffed, small spots on cloth. Patinated, but legible gilt title on backstrip. Blind-embossed Presentation Stamp on title-page, fly-sheet removed from rear, uniformly tanned leaves. No d/jacket. An 'Edwardian' era insight into the raising of children...Contents, sub-chaptered, include: Preface, The Background of our Children's lives, Obedience, The Scientific Spirit for Mothers, On joining the Older Genera... View more info

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PARENTS ARE PEOPLE TOO

By: Garvan, Elizabeth

Price: $10.93

Publisher: Caulfield East, Victoria, Australia, Edward Arnold Australia: 1986

Edition: First Australian

Seller ID: 008760

ISBN: 0713182369

Condition: Very Good +


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 unders... View more info

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FRESH MILK : The Secret Life of Breasts

By: Giles, Fiona

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011638

ISBN: 1865089796

Condition: Very Good +


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... View more info

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COMING OUT COMING HOME : Growth in Freedom for the Parents of Gay and Lesbian Children

By: Golding, Joan, and Wood, Peter

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Richmond, Vic, Australia, Spectrum Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008191

ISBN: 0867862629

Condition: Very Good +


97pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Thin pen stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, with a tiny corner crease to lower front panel. " . . . no reader will fail to be moved and informed by this lively and revealing conversation between Joan Golding and Peter Wood as they tell their own life stories and discuss the unique issues confronting the parents and families of gay and lesbian children." Book weight approx. 170... View more info