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- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 8.45
'I wonder what you've seen and done, Harriet, over all those years?' asks Ellie. The Tortoise pokes her head a little and blinks one naughty eye. 'Tell me!' Hatched on an island in the Galapagos, Harriet enjoyed an enchanted life, as generations of tortoises had before her. Then someone took her away . . . Harriet ended up in Queensland, where... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 9.86
Here are twenty-one fascinating stories about the forgotten heroes of war: animals who have served beside Australian forces. These are all animals that dazzle with their courage and loyalty or sometimes just by being lovable. Whether it's a rooster guarding his battalion during the First World War or a mine-detecting dolphin in Iraq, they make the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.09
Billy Young was a boy of 15 when he joined the AIF in 1941. He was an orphan hungry, broke, with nowhere to sleep and the army offered him a feed, a blanket and five shillings a day in his pocket. The trouble was, the army sent him off to Malaya where he became a POW when Singapore fell to the Japanese. From Changi, 'Billy the Kid' went on to spend... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 7.04
John Jagamarra grew up at the Pearl Bay Mission for Aboriginal children in the far north-west. It was beautiful there, but it wasn't home. This is a tale for everyone about the pain of separation, and the strength of the human spirit. Visit anthonyhillbooks.com more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 9.86
'What are they saying?' Isaac asked Taiata. 'They are calling us tupua. . . goblins and demons.' 'And what else?' 'They say they will come back and kill us all.' When young Isaac Manley sailed on the Endeavour from England in 1768, no one on board knew if a mysterious southern continent existed in the vast Pacific Ocean. It would be a voyage full... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.68
An impeccably researched family history from the award-winning author of Billy Young. At the close of World War One, and after surviving a gas attack on the Western Front, Captain Walter Eddison moved his family from war-ravaged Britain to start a new life in Australia. The Eddisons were promised land fit for heroes under the Australian government's... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.68
A small boy, an orphan of the First World War, wanders into the Australian airmen's mess in Germany, on Christmas Day in 1918. A strange boy, with an uncertain past and an extraordinary future, he became a mascot for the air squadron and was affectionately named 'Young Digger'. And in one of the most unusual incidents ever to emerge from the battlefields... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 23.96
In Darwin in 1942, Gunner's barking alerted an entire army base of impending air raids, well before the enemy planes appeared on radar. Following an ambush, Sarbi the explosive detection dog was held captive by the Taliban for over a year, before heading home a hero. And when 135000 horses left Australia for the First World War, why was General Bridges'... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00
Almost all branches of chemistry and material science now interface with organometallic chemistry - the study of compounds containing carbon-metal bonds. This widely acclaimed serial contains authoritative reviews that address all aspects of organometallic chemistry, a field which has expanded enormously since the publication of Volume 1 in 1964. ... more...