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- DescriptionAn unforgettable collection of short fiction, poetry and comic art from Australia and beyond. A boy who tries to fly, a cricket game in a refugee centre, a government guide to kissing, the perils of hunting goannas, an arranged marriage, an awkward blind date, a girl who stands on her head, an imprisoned king and a cursed Maori stone...Sometimes funny, sometimes dramatic, always compelling, this collection featuring both established writers and emerging talent will broaden your horizons and excite your imagination. Including: James Roy, Tanveer Ahmed, Michael Pryor, Ursula Dubosarsky, Sonya Hartnett, Doug MacLeod, Oliver Phommavanh, Brenton McKenna, Tara June Winch, Sudha Murty, Oodgeroo.
- Author BiographyPam Macintyre is co-author of Knowing Readers: Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading. Susan La Marca has edited Back to Books: Creating a Focus on Fiction, Books up Front: Investing in the Value of Reading, Effective Learning Spaces: Inspiration for School Library Design and Rethink: Ideas for Inspiring School Library Design, and is co-author of Knowing Readers: Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading and author of Designing the Learning Environment.
- PublisherPenguin Books Australia
- Date of Publication22/02/2012
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationHawthorn
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintPenguin Books Australia
- Weight276 g
- Width131 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byPam Macintyre,Susan La Marca
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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