Australian Children's Books: 1989-2000

Australian Children's Books: 1989-2000

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All Australian children's books published from 1989 to 2000 are listed in this essential reference for those who appreciate the richness of Australian writing for children. Following the same format as volumes 1 and 2 in this series chronicling books published as early as 1774, entries include publishing details, the number of illustrations, and the awards received for each book. This third volume follows the continuing careers of authors such as Mem Fox, Bob Graham, Robin Klein, and Paul Jennings, and traces changes in the popularity of Australian themes and settings to identify publishing trends. Varied cultural aspects of modern-day life are shown, from globalization, commercialism, and the rise of the middle class in Asia to desktop publishing, outcome-based school curricula, and the modern obsession with celebritiesa€”all of which are reflected in the type and quantity of books produced by Australian writers and publishers. The wealth of included material will extend researchers' understanding of the range of Australian children's books.My Funky Fishing Book, 7215 My Garden, 3922 My Girragundji, 8660 My Gran the Rock Star, 12072 My Grandfather, 3584 ... Toilet Instruction Book, The, 7554 My Life Is a Wedgie, 7565 My Life, My Love, My Lasagne, 6165 My Little Book of Colours, ... 11209-14 My Sistera#39;s a Burp, 7557 My Sistera#39;s a Full Stop, 7559 My Sistera#39;s a Nightmare, 7560 My Sistera#39;s a Sea Slug, ... 14074 Nearly at the Wakadoo Cafe, 8608 Ned Kelly (Australian Library), 534 Ned Kelly (Livewire), 8376 Ned Kellyanbsp;...

Title:Australian Children's Books: 1989-2000
Author:Marcie Muir, Kerry White
Publisher: - 2004-03


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