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Joan Phipson Joan Phipson i(A24341 works by) (birth name: Joan Margaret Fitzhardinge) (a.k.a. Joan Fitzhardinge; Joan Phipson-Fitzhardinge; Joan Margaret Phipson)
Born: Established: 16 Nov 1912 Warrawee, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 2 Apr 2003
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon The Shadow Joan Phipson , Melbourne : Nelson , 1989 Z1465853 1989 selected work autobiography children's fiction
2 4 y separately published work icon Bianca Joan Phipson , London : Viking Kestrel , 1988 Z499135 1988 single work novel young adult Finding Bianca wandering the countryside in a state of amnesia after a devastating emotional scene with her mother, Hubert and his sister Emily wonder if she would benefit from exposure to their own bustling family.
1 1 y separately published work icon The Grannie Season Joan Phipson , London : Hamish Hamilton , 1985 Z831821 1985 single work children's fiction children's
6 3 y separately published work icon Hit and Run Joan Phipson , New York (City) : Atheneum , 1985 Z831292 1985 single work novel young adult Sixteen-year-old Roland's hit-and-run accident in a borrowed car sends him fleeing into the wild Australian countryside, where he struggles for both survival and self-respect.
2 1 y separately published work icon Dinko Joan Phipson , North Ryde : Methuen , 1985 Z830729 1985 single work novel young adult science fiction Two teenagers, one living in Australia in 1999 and the other in Europe in 614 A.D., share a mysterious bond and the power to predict upcoming invasions.
1 Untitled Joan Phipson , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , January no. 90 1984; (p. 77)

— Review of The Imagineers : Writing and Illustrating Children's Books 1983 anthology criticism
2 y separately published work icon Beryl the Rainmaker Joan Phipson , ( trans. Jadwiga P. Westrup with title Flickan som gjorde regn ) Stockholm : Sjostrands , 1984 Z831133 1984 single work children's fiction children's
1 The "Mafia of the Children's Book World" Joan Phipson , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , June vol. 27 no. 6 1983; (p. 77-79)
2 5 y separately published work icon The Watcher in the Garden Joan Phipson , North Ryde : Methuen , 1982 Z832705 1982 single work children's fiction children's

'Trespassing in Mr Lovett's secluded garden was a welcome escape for sixteen-year-old Catherine. A haven away from the parents who didn't understand her moodiness and from her pretty, even-tempered sister, Diana, who she resented. It was a place to be alone.

But this all changes when Catherine is confronted by Mr Lovett and, realising he is blind, decides to confide in him. And so begins a remarkable friendship.

Unexpectedly, a third person appears in the garden: an intruder. Terry, abrasive and sullen, menacing even—has a claim to make on the garden. It is a piece of land he feels should belong to his own family. In his plan neither Mr Lovett nor the garden are safe and it is up to Catherine to stop him but in Terry, she recognises something of herself.

A complex and gripping novel of human relationships from one of Australia's foremost authors for young adults.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon The Boundary Riders; The Family Conspiracy Joan Phipson , Sydney : John Ferguson , 1981 Z1336644 1981 selected work children's fiction
2 6 y separately published work icon A Tide Flowing Joan Phipson , Sydney : Methuen Australia , 1981 Z667819 1981 single work children's fiction children's

'Tormented by his mother's death, his father's rejection, and his grandparent's inability to understand him, Mark finally finds new strength and purpose in his acquaintance with a young quadriplegic with whom he shares an interest in nature.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Notes by Joan Phipson Joan Phipson , 1981 single work biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 62-63)
1 y separately published work icon Talking with Joan Phipson Joan Phipson (interviewer), Victoria : Clarke Learning Associates , 1980 Z830159 1980 single work interview An interview with Joan Phipson and readings of excerpts from some of her books.
2 y separately published work icon Mr Pringle and the Prince Joan Phipson , London : Hamish Hamilton , 1979 Z861700 1979 single work children's fiction children's
2 1 y separately published work icon No Escape Joan Phipson , London : Macmillan , 1979 Z836185 1979 single work children's fiction children's
2 2 y separately published work icon Keep Calm Joan Phipson , London : Macmillan , 1978 Z813361 1978 single work novel young adult science fiction 'It began so slowly, so quietly, that at first they did not notice it had begun at all. There had been so may weeks of one strike or another, of a demonstration here, or a confrontation there. The words "nuclear reactor" had made almost daily headlines ...'.

'The first hint that something is wrong comes to Nick Lorimer when he discovers that the trains are not running after school. As everything grinds to a stop, and all services break down, Nick decides to take his younger sister and flee the now dangerous city before they become its victims. But where will they go...?' (Source: back cover blurb.)
3 2 y separately published work icon Hide Till Daytime Joan Phipson , London : Hamish Hamilton , 1977 Z836745 1977 single work children's fiction children's
3 2 y separately published work icon Fly into Danger Joan Phipson , New York (City) : Atheneum , 1977 Z835738 1977 single work children's fiction children's adventure During a thirty-six hour flight from Australia to England, fourteen-year-old Margaret uncovers a smuggling plot among her seatmates.
3 6 y separately published work icon The Cats Joan Phipson , New York (City) : Atheneum , 1976 Z517297 1976 single work children's fiction children's thriller
1 2 y separately published work icon Bennelong Joan Phipson , Sydney : Collins , 1975 Z835858 1975 single work biography children's
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