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Colin Thiele catalogue

updated 30th November 2017


The March of the Mother Duck

illustrated by Mary Milton

This really happened!
A mother duck hatches ducklings outside Adelaide's police station, then decides to moves them to the River Torrens— with a police escort
.

Hardback, 1994 Walter McVitty FINE/-- THI100 $100


 
 


Colin Thiele children’s novels




 

hardbacks

 

Albatross Two: hb with dj, modern adventure – crayfishing and oil rig - GD/GD $6

Songs For My Thongs: hb with dj, collection of humorous verse -
GD/GD $7

 










 


paperbacks

Blue Fin: tuna fishing at Port Lincoln - multiple copies
film version, photos by David Kynoch GD/-- THI107 $4
not the film version, Rigby 1986 pb GD/-- THI106 $4

Sun on the Stubble: 1930s boyhood in the Barossa Valley
no stock at present


Storm Boy film version, photos by David Kynoch no stock at present


Fight Against Albatross Two: 1986 modern adventure – save the fairy penguins, crayfishing and oil rig -
VG/-- $6


High Valley: 1st ed. paperback in very good condition, not ex-library. There are no names, a presentation plate on the first page, clean white pages, tight binding and clean stiff card covers. A sleepy remote farming community is changed forever by the arrival of two strangers. THI166 $15





Danny's Egg: VG/-- paperback in very good condition, not ex-library. There are no names, clean white pages, tight binding with clean stiff card covers with slightest dogears.
Adapted from Nine Network's drama. Danny finds an emu egg in the scrub and is determined to hatch a chick from it. But he has to outwit Hacker, the school bully, and a hungry goanna.
THI171 $12


The Fiery Salamander: VG/-- paperback in very good condition, not ex-library. There is a pencilled name inside the front cover, clean white pages, tight binding and clean stiff card covers.
He has hot scales and breathes flames on anyone who comes near him and the animals need to find a way to stop him.
THI175 $10

Colin Thiele children’s picture books (for younger readers)
hardbacks

 

 

Little Tom Little: Tom lives on the far north coast of Australia where his father works as a ranger.
Photos by David Simpson

hardback with dust jacket Rigby Opal 1981 1st ed. GD/GD THI161 $10

 
 

Magpie Island: Magpie is marooned alone on an island...Robinson Crusoe Magpie... Until young Benny finds him a mate.
Illus. Roger Haldane


 
 

River Murray Mary
illustrated byRobert Ingpen
Mary lives with her soldier settler family on the banks of the River Murray.


 
 
Flip-Flop the Tiger Snake: Rigby 1970 1st ed. hb VG dust jacket GD illustrated by Jean Elder THI126 $15  
 

 

Mrs Munch and Puffing Billy: Rigby Seal 1970 paperback book in good condition, not ex-library. There are is a small blacked-out name at the top of the first page, clean white pages, tight binding and clean stiff card covers with dogears. A lovely story about Puffing Billy, the train in the Dandenong ranges out from Melbourne. THI173 $10

 

 

 
    Colin Thiele adult non-fiction
hardbacks
 
 






South Australia Revisited: paintings by Charlotte Balfour: Weldon 1986 1st ed. VG/VG THI133 $20

Selected Verse: Rigby 1970 1st ed. hb with dj VG/VG THI156 $10


The Little Desert: hb with dj, photos by Jocelyn Burt -
GD/GD $6




 
   

Adult short stories edited by Colin Thiele
Favourite Australian Short Stories: pb, Henry Lawson, Judith Wright, Henry Handel Richardson, Hal Porter etc $10

 
   

 

Colin Thiele adult fiction
hardbacks

 
 



paperback - authorised biography

Can I Call You Colin? by Stephany Evans Steggall: 2004 New Holland Publishers
fat paperback in very good condition, $15

 

Find more books by Colin Thiele at website based at his home town:
www.eudunda.net/colinthiele