Books by Anna Ciddor

Trade Market Books

Take Me Back, 1988, Lamont, distributed by Ashton Scholastic (out of print)
Anna Ciddor's first book. Humorous full-colour children’s picture book on the history of Australian homes.

Have Kids, Will Travel, 1995, Silver Gum Press. Contact the author for copies.
A truthful, humorous book for adults on how to travel with children, with black and white illustrations. 

Going Places: The Kids’ Own Travel Book, 1995, Silver Gum Press. Contact the author for copies.
A fun and educational book for children with lots of coloured pictures, stickers, activities and information

Unplugged: the bare facts on toilets through the ages, Little Ark Books, Allen and Unwin 1997 (out of print)
A ‘True Stories’ book about baths, toilets, what goes down the drain, what we did about it in the past, and now. Black and white illustrations.

Runestone the first book in the Viking Magic series, Allen and Unwin, 2002
Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book. A fantasy adventure novel set in Viking times. Black and white illustrations. Available in print, audio and electronic versions, and in Spanish and Portuguese translations around the world.

Wolfspell the second book in the Viking Magic series, Allen and Unwin, 2003
A fantasy adventure novel set in Viking times. Black and white illustrations. Available in print, audio and electronic versions, and in Spanish translations around the world.

Stormriders the third book in the Viking Magic series, Allen and Unwin, 2004.  Available in print and electronic versions, and in Spanish translations around the world

Prisoner of Quentaris, Hachette/Lothian, 2006. Contact the author for copies.

Night of the Fifth Moon, Allen and Unwin, 2007. 
Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book. Awarded a new work grant by the Australia Council.
A fantasy and adventure novel set in ancient, pagan Ireland.
 Available in print and electronic versions.

1000 Great Places to Travel with Kids in Australia, Explore Australia, 2011. Available in print and electronic versions.

The Family with Two Front Doors, Allen and Unwin, 2016

Education Market Books (all out of print)

The Look Back series which comprises the five titles Food, Childhood, Homes, Clothes and Teacher Resource Book, 1990, HBJ
Social Studies, illustrated full-colour, fun, reference and activity books for years 4-7.

Christmas in Australia, 1993, CIS
A detailed look at what makes an Australian Christmas special, and what Christmas time means to different groups around Australia.

Through Children's Eyes series, 1995, Macmillan Education, which comprises 6 titles:
Early Colonial Times 
Squatters
Goldfields
Victorian Era (Contact the author for copies)
First World War
Depression Times (Contact the author for copies)
A set of 6 historical picture books for middle to upper primary level, each on a different era, each presenting a comparison between the lifestyle of two children of the era. Full-colour illustrations.

Australia in the Twentieth Century, Macmillan Education, 1998
A set of 11 volumes

Houses, Macmillan Education, 1999
A history of housing in Australia aimed at mid-primary level

Houses and Buildings, Macmillan Education, 1999
A look at many aspects of building in Australia, such as construction techniques, social impacts, environment. For upper primary.

The Mammoth Hunters, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 4 Momentum Series, a fiction story about life in the Stone Age. Full-colour illustrations.

The Tournament, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 4 Momentum Series, a fiction story about life in an English castle. Full-colour illustrations.

A Trip on the Nile, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 5 Momentum Series, a fiction story about life in ancient Egypt. Full-colour illustrations.

Sticky Fingers, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 5 Momentum Series about the history of eating and table manners.

A Roman Day to Remember, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 5 Momentum Series, a fiction story about life in ancient Rome. Full-colour illustrations.

The Samurai and His Daughter, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 5 Momentum Series based on a Japanese folktale.

Pandora’s Gift and Other Tales (co-author) , Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
Two folktales for Grade 5 Momentum Series – one Native American and one Norwegian.

The Quest for the Golden Fleece, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 6 Momentum Series based on a Greek legend.

Jiro’s New Year, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 6 Momentum Series, a fiction story about life in old Japan.

A Long Journey for a Princess, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 6 Momentum Series based on life in sixteenth century Mughal India, full-colour illustrations.

Vasili and the Nightingale, Barrie Publishing, 1999, distributed by Macmillan Education
A text for Grade 6 Momentum Series based on Russian folktales.

Hallvard’s Saga, Barrie Publishing, 2000, distributed by Macmillan Education
A fiction story about life in Viking times, Momentum Series

Funny Dog Facts, Barrie Publishing, 2001, Scooters Orange Series distributed by Harcourt Education

Which Baby Animal?, Barrie Publishing, 2001, Scooters Red Series distributed by Harcourt Education

How do you train a goldfish? Barrie Publishing, 2001, Scooters Green Series distributed by Harcourt Education

Mountain of Gold, Barrie Publishing, 2001, Australian Series distributed by Harcourt Education

Where’s our house? Barrie Publishing, 2001, Australian Series distributed by Harcourt Education

Federation: Changing Australia, Macmillan Education, 2001

Jem’s Diary, Barrie Publishing, 2002, Australian Series distributed by Harcourt Education

     

© Anna Ciddor 2015