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              Books by Kaz Cooke

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              Up the Duff 2020 edition
               

              Up the Duff 2020 edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $45.00
              • $33.75
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              First published in 1999, Kaz Cooke's best-selling Up the Duff is firmly established as the most loved and trusted book for Australian and New Zealand women on pregnancy. This 20th-anniversary edition has been fully revised and updated. Australia's most trusted advisor on women's ...health delivers the lowdown on pregnancy, birth and how to best prepare for life with a baby. There's no bossy-boots advice - just lots of cartoons and the soundest, sanest, wittiest advice you'll ever get. Inside there's the crucial week-by week info on what's happening to you and the baby, coupled with the hilarious diary of Hermoine the (even more) Modern Girl, and everything you need to know about preparing for pregnancy and birth- info on conceiving and the latest in IVF; crying, eating, weeing, sleeping, working; partners, bosoms, busybodies and bunny-rugs; nausea, stretch marks and other 'side effects' mucking with your 'glow'; the very latest tests - what they are, what they're for and when you should have them; healthy foetal growth, development and movements; the best services, websites and books on everything pregnancy; 'natural childbirth' vs medical intervention; baby clothes and nappies; travel, safety, and how to be rude to complete strangers; labour, caesareans and pain relief; breastfeeding and what it's life's like with a newborn baby. Up the Duff has all you need to know on pregnancy and childbirth- the scary parts, the funny parts, the joyful parts - and your private parts.
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              ISBN 9780143795339
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Kidwrangling: Looking After Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

              Kidwrangling: Looking After Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              Now you have a baby, what on earth are you going to do with it? Kaz Cooke delivers all the up-to-date, reliable info, with advice from the experts, including real mums and dads. Kidwrangling is funny, reassuring and practical, with no judgemental guruspeak about the right way to ...do things. New edition fully updated.
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              ISBN 9780670073986
              Published AU 30 Aug 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Arts of Beauty & Hints to Gentlemen on the Art of Fascinating

              The Arts of Beauty & Hints to Gentlemen on the Art of Fascinating (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $20.00
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              Kaz Cooke brilliantly illustrates this classic of manners and mores by the 19th-century actress and dancer who had affairs with, amongst others, Franz Liszt and Ludwig I of Bavaria, and famously horsewhipped the editor of the Ballarat Times during her visit to the goldfields in 1...856.
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              ISBN 9781875847396
              Published AU 3 Apr 1997
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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              Ada

              Ada (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $24.74
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              'A lady dancer, a comedienne, and a comic singer. And the head of my own travelling troupe. The Ada Delroy Company, lately extinct.' Meet Ada. Losing her looks but not her touch, waving a morphia cocktail and holding forth from her bed, she's still got some silks, sequins, a scra...pbook, and the story of her life on the stage and the road. And what a life. 'I was a household name. I had a diamond pendant near as big as an emu egg off the Maharajah of What's-His-Name (it'll come to me). They named a racehorse after me, and a pigeon and a potato soup on an Orient steamship. Newspaper reporters around the globe knew me as the Premier Serpentine Dancer Of the World, the inventor of the form, if you don't count its actual inventor.' Ada was world famous when clairvoyants, cockatoo acts and strongmen toured the world and performed for everyone from royalty to riotous miners and larrikins. But underneath the rouge, the glorious glamour and cheeky wit was the reality of life for a girl who couldn't help being both fabulous and disreputable. Beautifully imagined and lovingly researched, Ada comes to life in genuine, vivid detail. Everyone in this novel was a real person and we've got the photos to prove it. As for the story, well, you'll want to hear Ada tell it.'Ada is absolutely compelling, complex and real! This Lady Thesp leaps off the page and stage with a brilliant turn of phrase and a fascinating life. Laugh out loud - and heartbreaking.' - Gina Riley
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              ISBN 9780670077939
              Published AU 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Babies & Toddlers: The Sequel to Up the Duff

              Babies & Toddlers: The Sequel to Up the Duff (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $29.99
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              Now you have a newbaby, what are you going to do with it?! Kaz Cooke, the author of Up the Duff, has you covered from the day your baby's born. Babies & Toddlers is fun, friendly and reassuring, and written with the help of more than 30 medical and other experts. It covers breast... and bottle-feeding; crying; sleeping; mum's emotional health and body image; solutions for common illnesses and when to go to the doctor; what to do about tantrums (yours and theirs); allergies; toilet training and bad advice; physical and mental development from newborn to three years; special stuff for dads and muuuuch more. Practical, up-to-date and non-judgey, with cartoons, local help contacts and the latest medical knowledge from the voice you can trust, this book is your go-to guide to the care of littlies, from newborn to three years old.
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              ISBN 9780143788607
              Published AU 19 Nov 2018
              Publisher Penguin
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              Women's Stuff
               

              Women's Stuff (Hardback)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              Whether you're starting or ending a relationship, a friend has found a lump in her breast, you're in debt, your partner's lost interest in sex or you don't know whether to believe the moisturizer label, this guide includes topics ranging from leaving school to menopause and beyon...d.
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              ISBN 9780670073696
              Released AU 3 Oct 2011
              Publisher Penguin
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              Real Gorgeous: The Truth about Body and Beauty
                

              Real Gorgeous: The Truth about Body and Beauty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $41.50
              • $36.88
              • Save $4.62
              • In Stock US

              At last--an empowering book that tells girls and women how to be friends with their bodies. Packed with jokes, cartoons, and practical ways to find real self-esteem and avoid freak-outs and rip-offs, Real Gorgeous is easy to read, relevant, and an indispensable boost for women ag...es 11 to 111.
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              ISBN 9780393313550
              Released AU 17 Feb 1996
              Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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              Ada
                

              Ada (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $49.99
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              'It's not every day a handsome young man appears onyour doorstep to ask if you're a respectable woman...' Miss Ada Delroy and her famous vaudeville troupe stormed five continents, enchanting royalty, miners and larrikins alike with her wit, illusions, and breathtaking dances. 'I ...had a diamond pendant near as big as an emu egg off the Maharajah of What's-His-Name. They named a racehorse after me, and a pigeon and a potato soup on an Orient steamship.' Under the costume made from 100 yards of billowing silk was a woman who couldn't help being both fabulous and disreputable. Down on her luck in a rented room in Melbourne, morphia cocktail in hand, Ada receives a visitor. Is she ready to share her secrets? Inspired by photos of real 1890s vaudevillians, Kaz Cooke brings to life a forgotten world of cunning clairvoyants and trained cockatoos; of fierce loyalties and mixed lollies; the glamour of the stage and the muck of the road. Funny, inventive and lovingly researched, Ada isthe story of an extraordinary woman in the toughest of times, with the courage to make herself the star. 'I'll tell you what I loved about being a theatrical. You're a custodian of magic, a purveyor of glamour, a repository of mystery. You're someone.' 'Ada is absolutely compelling, complex and real! This Lady Thesp leaps off the page and stage with a brilliant turn of phrase and a fascinating life. Laugh out loud - and heartbreaking.' - Gina Riley A former reporter and cartoonist, Kaz Cooke is the author of the bestselling books Up The Duff, Kidwrangling, Girl Stuff, Girl Stuff 8-12, Women's Stuff, and the children's picture books Wanda Linda Goes Berserk and The Terrible Underpants, which is not entirely autobiographical. This novel grew out of her research and exhibition during a Creative Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria, 2013-2015. kazcooke.com.au
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              ISBN 9781525269226
              Released AU 10 Jan 2018
              Publisher Readhowyouwant
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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              Ada
                

              Ada (Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Cooke, Kaz

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $49.99
              • To Order/ Indent titles

              It's not every day a handsome young man appears onyour doorstep to ask if you're a respectable woman...' Miss Ada Delroy and her famous vaudeville troupe stormed five continents, enchanting royalty, miners and larrikins alike with her wit, illusions, and breathtaking dances. 'I h...ad a diamond pendant near as big as an emu egg off the Maharajah of What's-His-Name. They named a racehorse after me, and a pigeon and a potato soup on an Orient steamship.' Under the costume made from 100 yards of billowing silk was a woman who couldn't help being both fabulous and disreputable. Down on her luck in a rented room in Melbourne, morphia cocktail in hand, Ada receives a visitor. Is she ready to share her secrets? Inspired by photos of real 1890s vaudevillians, Kaz Cooke brings to life a forgotten world of cunning clairvoyants and trained cockatoos; of fierce loyalties and mixed lollies; the glamour of the stage and the muck of the road. Funny, inventive and lovingly researched, Ada isthe story of an extraordinary woman in the toughest of times, with the courage to make herself the star. 'I'll tell you what I loved about being a theatrical. You're a custodian of magic, a purveyor of glamour, a repository of mystery. You're someone.' 'Ada is absolutely compelling, complex and real! This Lady Thesp leaps off the page and stage with a brilliant turn of phrase and a fascinating life. Laugh out loud - and heartbreaking.' - Gina Riley A former reporter and cartoonist, Kaz Cooke is the author of the bestselling books Up The Duff, Kidwrangling, Girl Stuff, Girl Stuff 8-12, Women's Stuff, and the children's picture books Wanda Linda Goes Berserk and The Terrible Underpants, which is not entirely autobiographical. This novel grew out of her research and exhibition during a Creative Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria, 2013-2015. kazcooke.com.au
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              ISBN 9781525268991
              Released AU 10 Jan 2018
              Publisher Readhowyouwant
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
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