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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

When the bunyip heaves himself out of Berkeley’s Creek, he has no idea what a bunyip really is! So he sets off to find out for himself.

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Unit Suitable For AC:

Year 1 (NSW Stage 1)

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Intercultural understanding, Literacy, Personal and social

Notes

  • Originally written to explain Berkeley's philosophy of perception to her own children who were intrigued by their mother's university lectures on the topic.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Harmondsworth, Middlesex,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Kestrel ,
      1973 .
      Extent: 28p.
      ISBN: 0722662645
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1975 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Puffin Books
      Extent: 26p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Reprinted: 1990
      ISBN: 0140501266
    • Scarsdale, New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Bradbury Press ,
      1977 .
      Extent: 30p.
      ISBN: 0878881220
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking Kestrel , 1988 .
      Extent: 26p.
      ISBN: 0670828262
Alternative title: Die Reise des Einsamen Umirs : ein Bilderbuch
Language: German
    • c
      Switzerland,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Benziger ,
      1978 .
      Extent: 28p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 354530020X

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 6)

— Review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book
Cultural Solipsism, National Identities and the Discourse of Multiculturalism in Australian Picture Books Robyn McCallum , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ariel , January vol. 28 no. 1 1997; (p. 101-116)
The Birth of the Bronze Ron Brooks , 1994 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 9 no. 3 1994; (p. 8-10)
The Twenty-First Birthday Celebration of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Kaye Keck , 1994 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 9 no. 3 1994; (p. 7-8)
Children's Book Week 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 1994; (p. 15)

— Review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book
Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 6)

— Review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book
Weaving Magic with Words and Pictures Penelope Layland , 1994 single work criticism review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 August 1994; (p. 6)

— Review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book
Children's Book Week 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 1994; (p. 15)

— Review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book
Untitled 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 1974; (p. 15)

— Review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book
Australian Picture Books Nance Donkin , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : New Books for Boys and Girls , January no. 50 1974; (p. 13)

— Review of The Giant Devil Dingo Dick Roughsey , 1973 single work picture book ; The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Jenny Wagner , 1973 single work picture book ; Mulga Bill's Bicycle A. B. Paterson , 1896 single work poetry
Know the Author : Jenny Wagner Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 1991 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 6 no. 1 1991; (p. 18-19)
The Twenty-First Birthday Celebration of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek Kaye Keck , 1994 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 9 no. 3 1994; (p. 7-8)
The Birth of the Bronze Ron Brooks , 1994 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 9 no. 3 1994; (p. 8-10)
The Many Faced Bunyip and Teaching Children's Literature Rhonda Bunbury , Reinbert Tabbert , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 2 no. 3 1991; (p. 99-107)
From the Word Go : Books for Younger Readers Meg Sorensen , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 145 1992; (p. 68-72)
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