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            Curly Verse: Selected Poems: Popular Penguins
             

            Curly Verse: Selected Poems: Popular Penguins (Paperback)

            By Leunig, Michael

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            This selection of poems covers the period 1972 to 2002. This beautifully elegant volume excludes the cartoon element, focusing on Leunig's brilliant texts, with all their absurdity, hilarity, poignancy and joyfulness. Michael Leunig pokes fun at human folly and pretentiousness, d...eplores the idiocy of war, and revels in the redeeming power of love.
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            ISBN 9780143204756
            Published AU 28 Jun 2010
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Popular Penguins
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            Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

            Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices (Paperback)

            By Pea Media, Desert; Edited by Van Neerven, Ellen

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            A new generation of deadly, young poets has emerged in Australia.

            ISBN 9781741176926
            Published AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Skin Painting

            Skin Painting (Paperback)

            By Hodgson, Elizabeth

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            A structured collection of poetry considering the nature of memory and its historical and emotional resonance. Explores themes of art, identity, sexuality, separation and loneliness.

            ISBN 9780702236778
            Published AU 1 Sep 2008
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Black Australian Writing
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            The Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids
             

            The Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids (Paperback)

            By Haynes, Jim

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            The Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids is the most comprehensive, authoritative and definitive book of poetry ever published in Australia for children. In this wonderfully eclectic collection the famous rub shoulders with schoolyard rhymes, alphabets and nonsense verse.

            ISBN 9781742370842
            Published AU 1 Nov 2009
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children
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            The World's Wife

            The World's Wife (Paperback, New Edition)

            By Duffy, Carol Ann

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            'The World's Wife is a joyous exuberant book of poems about women usually excluded from myth and history' Guardian

            ISBN 9781509852666
            Released AU 25 Jul 2017
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Black Flamingo
              

            The Black Flamingo (Paperback)

            By Atta, Dean; Illustrated by Khullar, Anshika

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              23 Jun 20

            Fiercely told, this is a bold and timely coming-of-age story, told in verse about one boy's journey to self-acceptance. Perfect for fans of Sarah Crossan, Poet X and Orangeboy.

            ISBN 9781444948608
            Released AU 23 Jun 2020
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Peacetime: Selected Poems
             

            Peacetime: Selected Poems (Trade Paperback / Paperback, UK ed.)

            By Vollmar, James

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            Peacetime offers a long-overdue opportunity to enjoy the work of a distinctive voice from the poetry renaissance of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

            ISBN 9781784621117
            Released AU 28 Jan 2015
            Publisher Troubador Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Whatever the Sea: Scottish poems for growing older
             

            Whatever the Sea: Scottish poems for growing older (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by MacGregor, Lizzie; Introduction by Magnusson, Sally

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            Scottish poems dealing with the theme of age

            ISBN 9781846973383
            Released AU 1 Dec 2016
            Publisher Birlinn General
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Steampunk

            Steampunk (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lafemina, Gerry

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            Named for the water towers that bloom on the rooftops of Manhattan, Gerry LaFemina's Steam Punk is a missal for the celebrants of that city. With their punk hymns and their angels of the profane, these poems remind us that it's all about belief in the end, even if what we put our... faith in remains, like Manhattan itself, in a constant state of flux.
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            ISBN 9780980191684
            Released AU 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Smalls Books/Red Lashes Produc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Hours of the Cardinal
             

            Hours of the Cardinal (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lyons, Richard

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            In this collection, a mother's death triggers poems that journey through grief into the unnameable origins of consciousness - before thought, talk, even printed words. These elegies weave stories and anecdotes from literature and the visual arts, trying to cheat death by facing i...t.
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            ISBN 9781570033216
            Released AU 1 Mar 2000
            Publisher Inbooks
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series James Dickey Contemporary Poetry
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