The Kite Flyers of Tasmania Club Library

The KFT Library is a resource library built and maintained by and for the members of KFT Inc. to enable the sharing of information, ideas and the promotion of kite activities.  A number of kite journals are also held in the library.

The club is very gratefull to those whom have donated publications to the library.
To make donations or arrange the short term loan of kite related material please contact the KFT Friendly Librarian.

The Friendly KFT Librarian

AUTHOR TITLE YEAR PUBLISHER ISBN COMMENTS
BAHADUR, ANDREA & SKWAREK, MARK KITES ANCIENT CRAFT TO MODERN SPORT 1975 Plenary Publications International 0-7054-0336-X Craft
BAHADUR, DINESH COME FIGHT A KITE 1978 Harvey House, Publishers 0-8178-5927-6 Fighters
BAILLIE, ALLAN & WU, DI OLD MAGIC 1996 Random House Australia 0-09-182915-1 Story
BAKER, RHODA & DENYER, MILES MAKING KITES 1993 New Burlington Books 1-85348-468-7 Basic
BARWELL, EVE AND BAILEY, CONRAD HOW TO MAKE AND FLY KITES 1974 Van Nostrand Reinhold 0-289-70228-3 Basic
BARWELL, EVE AND BAILEY, CONRAD MAKING KITES 1976 Cassell Australia Ltd 0-304-29907-3 Basic
BAXTER, ED & DAVEY, RICHARD KITES FOR KROWDS OF KIDS   A C.A.T.S Publication   Basic
BOCK, FLOCKY GEOMETRIC FORMULAS AND DRAWING TECHNICS 2005     Theory
BODOCZKY, ISTVAN HIDDEN SYMMETRY 1999 The Drachen Foundation    
BOITRELLE, KARINE AND PETIT, LUDOVIC CERFS-VOLANTS TRADITIONNELS DE COMBAT        
BONDESTAM, MARTEN BETTER KITES 2000 Marten Bondestam 951-98450-0-3 Basic
BOYCE, JEREMY HOW TO MAKE AND FLY STUNT KITES 1998 The Book Compay International Pty Ltd 1-86309-567-5 Stunt
BRIDGEWATER, ALAN & GILL EASY-TO-MAKE DECORATIVE KITES 1985 Dover Publications Inc 0-486-24981-6 Basic
BROOME, ERROL A YEAR OF PINK PIECES 1987 S. John Bacon Pty Ltd 0-85579-077-6 Story
BRUMMITT, WYATT KITES A GOLDEN HANDBOOK GUIDE 1971 Western Publishing Company, Inc 70-134439 Basic
BUCKLEY, HELEN E.  MOONLIGHT KITE 1997 Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 0-688-10931-4 Story
BURKHART, TIMOTHY KITEFOLIO 1974 Wildwood House 0-7045-0148-1 Basic
BUSHELL, HELEN MAKE MINE FLY 1988 Platypress Publishing 0-947286-12-8 Basic
CALDECOTT, BARRIE KITES 1990 Franklin Watts 0-7496-0752-1 Basic
CARPENTIER, DIDIER & BACHELET, JOEL KITES 1981 EP Publishing Limited 0-7158-0782-X Basic
COCHRANE, DR. BILL BOX KITES MAKING AND FLYING 1993 B. T. Batsford Ltd 0-7134-6920-X Box
CRUMPLIN, DR. GEOFF NOT AN INDIAN FIGHTER KITE 1995 Dr. Geoff Crumplin   Fighters
CUMMINGS, PHIL AND SMITH, CRAIG MARTY AND MEI-LING 1996 Red Fox-(Random House Australia Ltd 0-09-182925-9 Story
DAVIS, LEE P. B. BEAR FLY-AWAY KITE 1997 Dorling Kindersley Limited 0-7513-7060-6 Story
DEMI KITES MAGIC WISHES THAT FLY UP TO THE SKY 1999 Crown Publishers Inc 0-517-80049-7 Story
DOLAN, EDWARD F. Jr. GO FLY A KITE 1979 Cornerstone Library 346-12376-3 Basic
DOWNER, MARION KITES HOW TO MAKE AND FLY THEM 1959 Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 58-14497 Basic
DYSON, JOHN AND KATE FUN WITH KITES 1978 Angus & Robertson 0-207-95613-8 Basic
EDEN, MAXWELL KITEWORKS EXPLORATIONS IN KITE BUILDING & FLYING 1989 Sterling Publishing Co Inc 0-8069-6713-7 Basic
EDITORS OF CONSUMER GUIDE CREATE-A-KITE 1977 Simon and Schuster 0-671-22883-8 Basic
ELIOT, JOHN JAPAN'S WARRIORS OF THE WIND 1977 National Geographic Society Vol 151, No. 4 Japanese
ELLIOTT, COLIN THE CRAFT BOOK 1974 The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd 600-31821-4 Craft
EUBEL, PAUL AND MATSUMOTO, IKUKO PICTURES FOR THE SKY. ART KITES 1994 Goethe-Institut   Japanese
EVANS, BELINDA FOLLOW JO'S KITE 1995 Moondrake (An imprint of CIS) 1-86391-085-9 Story
EVANS, DAVID FISHING FOR ANGELS - THE MAGIC OF KITES 1991 Annick Press Ltd 1-55037-162-2 Basic
FISK, NICHOLAS THERE'S SOMETHING ON THE ROOF! 1966 Hamish Hamilton Ltd   Story
FOWLER, H. WALLER JR. KITES A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO KITE MAKING AND FLYING 1953 The Ronald Press Company   Basic
GALLOT, PHILIPPE FIGHTER KITES 1989 St. Martin's Press 0-312-03964-6 Fighters
GALLOT, PHILIPPE MAKING AND FLYING FIGHTER KITES 1990 B. T. Batsford Ltd 0-85219-807-8 Fighters
GANDER, SERGE KITES 1997 Brockhampton Press 1-86019-405-2 Basic
GOBHAI, MEHLLI RAMU AND THE KITE   Prentice-Hall Inc 68-22881 Story
GOMBERG, DAVID THE FIGHTER KITE BOOK! 1992 Cascade Kites   Fighters
GRAINGER, ELENA HARGRAVE AND SON 1978 University of Queensland Press 0-7022-1077-3 History
GREENWOOD, TED OBSTREPEROUS 1976 Puffin Books 0-14-050.084-7 Story
GREGER, MARGARET KITES FOR EVERYONE 2000 Margaret Greger 0-9613680-1-2 Basic
GREGER, MARGARET MORE KITES FOR EVERYONE 1990 Margaret Greger 0-9613680-1-4 Basic
GUOLIN ECONOMY CULTURE & SPORTS  CHINESE KITES   Guolin Economy Culture & Sports   Chinese
HART, CLIVE KITES AN HISTORICAL SURVEY 1982 Paul P. Appel 0-911858-40-7 History
HART, CLIVE THE DREAM OF FLIGHT 1972 Faber and Faber Limited 0-571-09886-X History
HART, CLIVE YOUR BOOK OF KITES 1973 Faber and Faber Limited 0-571-04712-2 Basic
HARVEY, ANTHONY THE AUST. BOYS BOOK OF CRAFTS, PETS, SPORTS∑ 1980 Rigby Publishers Ltd 0-7270-1200-2 Craft
HETZER, LINDA HOBBY CRAFTS 1978 Tree Communications Inc 0-8172-1180-2 Craft
HIROI, TSUTOMU KITES SCULPTING THE SKY 1978 Elm Tree Books 0-241-10002-X Japanese
HONEGGER, REGULA (EDITOR) FLIGHTS OF FANCY (BERNINA COLLECTION 4) 1991 Fritz Gegauf Ltd   Basic
HOSKING, WAYNE KITES OF MALAYSIA 1990 Malaysian Airline Systems   Fighters
HOSKING, WAYNE KITES 1992 Mallard Press 0-7924-5826-5 Basic
HOSKING, WAYNE KITES FOR KIDS 1993 The Unique Place - World Of Kites   Basic
HOSKING, WAYNE FIGHTER KITES AND BEYOND 2000 Skytec Arts   Fighters
HUNT, LESLIE L. GETTING STARTED IN KITEMAKING 1971 Bruce Publishing Company   Basic
HUNT, LESLIE L. 25 KITES THAT FLY 1971 Dover Publications Inc 0-486-22550-X Basic
ITO, DR. TOSHIO AND KOMURA, HIROTSUGU KITES THE SCIENCE AND THE WONDER 1983 Japan Publications Inc 8-87040-526-8 Aerodynamics
KAUFMANN, JOHN FLYING HAND-LAUNCHED GLIDERS 1974 Willam Morrow and Company 0-688-30108-8 Gliding
KENT, SARAH THE CREATIVE BOOK OF KITES 1997 Smithmark Publishers 0-7651-9493-7 Basic
KINGS, GARY MAKE YOUR OWN MINI KITES 2002 Top That! Publishing   Basic
LEWIS, THOMAS P. THE DRAGON KITE 1974 Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-091961-4 Story
LLOYD, AMBROSE & THOMAS, NICOLETTE KITES AND KITE FLYING 1978 Hamlyn 0-600-35337-0 Basic
LLOYD, AMBROSE, MITCHELL, CHARLES AND THOMAS, NICOLETTE MAKING AND FLYING KITES 1975 John Murray (Publishers) Ltd 0-7195-3403-8 Basic
MATTHEWS, BETH KITE-FOLDS AERODYNAMIC A4 PAPER INVENTIONS 1987 Platypress Publishing 0-947286-17-9 Basic
MATTINGLEY, CHRISTOBEL EMU KITE 1972 Hamish Hamilton Children's Books Ltd 241-02149-9 Story
MAUGHAM, W.SOMERSET COLLECTED SHORT STORIES VOLUME 4 (THE KITE) 1971 Penguin Books Ltd 0-1400-1874-3 Story
MAYS, SUSAN THE USBORNE BOOK OF KITES 1992 Usborne Publishing Ltd   Basic
MCNEILL, JANET THE YOUNGEST KITE 1970 Hamish Hamilton Children's Books Ltd 241-01828-5 Story
MCPHUN, MALCOLM KITES 1979 MacDonald Educational Ltd 0-356-06365-8 Basic
MCREYNOLDS, KIMBERLY KITES AND OTHER FLYING OBJECTS 2002 Writers Club Press 0-595-22014-2 Basic
MOOLMAN, VALERIE THE ROAD TO KITTY HAWK 1980 Time-Life Books Inc 0-8094-3260-9 Flight
MORGAN, PAUL AND HELENE THE BOOK OF KITES 1992 Angus & Robertson 0-207-17428-8 Basic
MOULTON, RON KITES 1978 Pelham Books Ltd 0-7207-0829-X Basic
MOULTON, RON AND LLOYD, PAT KITES A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK 1992 Argus Books 1-85486-050-X Basic
MOULTON, RON AND LLOYD, PAT KITES A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK 1997 Nexus Special Interests Ltd 1-85486-143-3 Basic
NEWNHAM, JACK KITES TO MAKE AND FLY (A PUFFIN BOOK) 1977 Peguin Books Australia Ltd   Basic
NEWMAN, LEE SCOTT & JAY HARTLEY KITE CRAFT 1974 Crown Publishers Inc 0-517-514702 Basic
NILSEN, ANNA & BURGESS, MARK FOLLOW THE KITE 1997 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 0-00-136043-4 Story
NORTHWEST FIGHTER KITE ASSOCIATION FIGHTERS NORTH AMERICAN SINGLE LINE SPORT KITES 1999 Northwest Fighter Kite Association   Fighters
PAPROCKI, RAY THE HIGH-FLYING WORLD OF KITES 1989 Willowisp Press 0-87406-431-7 Basic
PARK, LINDA SUE THE KITE FIGHTERS 2000 Clarion Books 0-395-94041-9 Story
PELHAM, DAVID THE PENGUIN BOOK OF KITES 1976 Penguin Books Ltd 0-7139-1017-8 Basic
PELHAM, DAVID THE PENGUIN BOOK OF KITES 1983 Penguin Books Ltd 0-1400-4117-6 Basic
POYNTER, DAN HANG GLIDING THE BASIC HANDBOOK OF SKYSURFING 1975 Daniel F. Poynter 0-915516-02-0 Gliding
RIDGWAY, HAROLD KITE MAKING AND FLYING 1962 Gramercy Publishing Company   Basic
ROBSON, DENNY KITES AND FLYING OBJECTS 1991 Aladdin Books Ltd 1-871612-08-X Basic
ROCHE, HANNAH AND PRATT, PIERRE COREY'S KITE 1996 De Agostini Editions Ltd 1-899883-48-7 Story
ROMANELLI, SERENA LITTLE BOBO SAVES THE DAY 1997 North-South Books Inc 1-55858-786-1 Story
ROWLANDS, JIM KITES TO MAKE AND FLY 1989 B. T. Batsford Ltd 0-8521-9801-9 Basic
ROWLANDS, JIM KITES AND WINDSOCKS 1992 B. T. Batsford Ltd 0-7134-6705-3 Basic
RUST, IZAK C. KITES 1990 Delos 1-86826-027-5 Basic
SAITO, TADAO HIGH FLYERS COLORFUL KITES FROM JAPAN 1969 Japan Publications Inc   Japanese
SAITO, TADAO FURUSATO-NO-TAKO (THE KITES IN FOLKLANDS) 1982 Grahpic Inc 4-7661-0266-5 Japanese
SAMS, KENNETH FLYING TOYS 1991 Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd 1-86351-038-9 Basic
SCHIMMELPFENNIG, WOLFGANG MAKING & FLYING KITES 1989 Hamlyn 1-55521-376-6 Basic
SCHIMMELPFENNIG, WOLFGANG MAKING & FLYING STUNT KITES & ONE-LINERS 1995 Sterling Publishing Company Inc 0-8069-0870-X Basic
SCHMIDT, NORMAN THE GREAT KITE BOOK 1997 Sterling Publishing Co Inc 1-895569-36-2 Basic
SCHMIDT, NORMAN MARVELOUS MINI-KITES 1998 Sterling Publishing Co Inc 1-895569-29-X Basic
SCHOFIELD, BERNARD THE URBAN DWELLER'S COUNTRY ALMANAC 1978 Cassell Ltd 0-304-30235-X Craft
SHAW, W. HUDSON AND RUHEN, OLAF LAWRENCE HARGRAVE, EXPLORER, INVENTOR AND AVIATION EXPERIMENTER 1977 Cassell Australia Ltd 0-7269-3708-8 History
SKINNER, SCOTT AND FUJINO, ALI KITES PAPER WINGS OVER JAPAN 1997 Thames and Hudson Inc 0-500-27942-X Japanese
STADLER, JOHN ONE SEAL 1999 Orchard Books, A Grolier Company 0-531-30195-8 Story
STREETER, TAL THE ART OF THE JAPANESE KITE 1974 Weatherhill Inc 0-8348-0088-8 Japanese
STREETER, TAL A KITE JOURNEY THROUGH INDIA 1996 Weatherhill Inc 0-8348-0301-1 Fighters
THOMAS, BILL THE COMPLETE WORLD OF KITES 1977 J. B. Lippincott Company 0-397-01189-X Basic
TOY, LELAND FLIGHT PATTERNS (A GUIDE TO KITEMAKING) 1997 Sky High Press   Basic
TURPIN, SHIRLEY A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO FLYING INDIAN FIGHTER KITES 1994 The Highway Men   Fighters
TYRRELL, SUSAN KITES: THE GENTLE ART OF HIGH FLYING 1978 Doubleday & Company Inc 0-385-13055-4 Basic
VAN VEEN, HARM THE TAO OF KITEFLYING 1996 Eeolus Press Inc 0-937315-01-X Aerodynamics
VAUGHAN, MARCIA & MULLINS, PATRICIA THE SEA-BREEZE HOTEL 1991 Margaret Hamilton Books Pty Ltd 0-947241-02-7 Story
WAGENVOORD, JAMES FLYING KITES 1968 The Macmillan Company 68-31281 Basic
WANG, HONGXUN CHINESE KITES 1989 Foreign Languages Press 7-119-00093-4 Chinese
WANG, HONGXUN AND XU, SHUYAN CHINESE KITES 1994   7-5318-0268-6 Chinese
WRIGHT, CHRIS KITE FLIGHT: THEORY AND PRACTICE 1998 Middlesex University Press 1-898253-23-4 Aerodynamics
YOLEN, JANE THE SEVENTH MANDARIN 1970 The Seabury Press 70-115784 Story
YOLEN, WILL THE COMPLETE BOOK OF KITES AND KITE FLYING 1976 Simon and Schuster 0-671-22191-4 Basic
ZHANG, JUN KITES 1984 Mei Lian   Taiwanese
ZHEN, LIU CHINA KITES 1994 Shandong Science and Technology Press 7-5331-1393-4 Chinese
  KITES THAT REALLY FLY 1990 Budget Books Pty Ltd 0-7323-0962-X Models