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y separately published work icon Picnic at Hanging Rock Joan Lindsay , Melbourne : Cheshire , 1967 Z305085 1967 single work novel historical fiction mystery (taught in 2 units)

'It was a cloudless summer day in the year 1900. Everyone at Appleyard College for Young Ladies agreed it was just right for a picnic at Hanging Rock. After lunch, a group of three girls climbed into the blaze of the afternoon sun, pressing on through the scrub into the shadows of the secluded volcanic outcropping. Farther, higher, until at last they disappeared. They never returned. ...'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Penguin Random House, 2014).

Melbourne : Penguin , 2013
y separately published work icon I Can Jump Puddles Alan Marshall , Melbourne : Longman Cheshire , 1955 Z962560 1955 single work autobiography
— Appears in: IA umeiu prygat' cherez luzhi; Eto trava ; V serdtse moem 1969; (p. 13-227)

— Appears in: Moga Da Preskacham Lokvi 1981;

— Appears in: Kumurins un Kamolins; Es protu lekt pari pelkem; Vetras zens 1999;
I Can Jump Puddles is Alan Marshall's story of his childhood, a happy world in which, despite his crippling poliomyelitis, he plays, climbs, fights, swims, rides and laughs. His world was the Australian countryside early last century: rough-riders, bushmen, farmers and tellers of tall stories, a world held precious by the young Alan Marshall. (Source: Trove)
Melbourne : Penguin , 2013
y separately published work icon Playing Beatie Bow Ruth Park , Melbourne : Nelson , 1980 Z47803 1980 single work novel young adult fantasy (taught in 5 units) When Abigail joins in the game of Beatie Bow she is transported back in time to a Sydney of the late 19th century where she meets the Bow family, whose fate she can predict, but which she is powerless to change. Melbourne : Penguin , 2013
y separately published work icon Seven Little Australians Ethel Turner , London Melbourne : Ward, Lock and Bowden , 1894 Z863667 1894 single work children's fiction children's (taught in 25 units)

'Without doubt Judy was the worst of the seven, probably because she was the cleverest.'

'Her father, Captain Woolcot, found his vivacious, cheeky daughter impossible – but seven children were really too much for him and most of the time they ran wild at their rambling riverside home, Misrule.

'Step inside and meet them all – dreamy Meg, and Pip, daring Judy, naughty Bunty, Nell, Baby and the youngest, 'the General'. Come and share in their lives, their laughter and their tears.' (From the publisher's website.)

Melbourne : Penguin , 2013
y separately published work icon A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey , 1980 8297397 1980 single work autobiography (taught in 4 units)

'Born in 1894, Albert Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a "fortunate" one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.' (Penguin Australia abstract)

Melbourne : Viking , 2013

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Classic Children's Literature Joy Lawn , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 28 no. 3 2013; (p. 18-20)
Classic Children's Literature Joy Lawn , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 28 no. 3 2013; (p. 18-20)
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