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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 The Flame Takers
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'A mysterious force affects the Malory family so that all except the practical Joanna lose their artistic talents. Joanna finds the answer to the mystery and with fire under Sydney's Queen Victoria Building, thwarts the evil spirits that have taken over her family's minds'. (Source: Trove.)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Japanese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1973 .
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      Extent: 125p.
      ISBN: 0001850016
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1978 .
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      Extent: 125p.
      ISBN: 0006612245
Alternative title: 消えたメロディー
Transliterated title: Kieta merodī
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Shinozaki Shorin ,
      1977 .
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      Extent: 177p.
      Description: illus.

Other Formats

  • Also braille, sound recording.

Works about this Work

Off and Away Eve Pownall , 1974 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : New Books for Boys and Girls , January no. 50 1974; (p. 23-28)

— Review of Wildfire Mavis Thorpe Clark , 1973 single work children's fiction ; The Chinese Boy David Martin , 1973 single work novel ; The Flame Takers Lilith Norman , 1973 single work children's fiction ; The Way Home Joan Phipson , 1973 single work children's fiction ; The Nargun and the Stars Patricia Wrightson , 1973 single work children's fiction
Off and Away Eve Pownall , 1974 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : New Books for Boys and Girls , January no. 50 1974; (p. 23-28)

— Review of Wildfire Mavis Thorpe Clark , 1973 single work children's fiction ; The Chinese Boy David Martin , 1973 single work novel ; The Flame Takers Lilith Norman , 1973 single work children's fiction ; The Way Home Joan Phipson , 1973 single work children's fiction ; The Nargun and the Stars Patricia Wrightson , 1973 single work children's fiction
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