Tales for a Dry Country. "The Very Super Adventures of Nic and Naomi", by Venero Armanno and Anna Pignataro and "Quetta", by Gary Crew and Bruce Whatley and "The Magic Hat", by Mem Fox and "Old Tom's Holiday", by Leigh Hobbs and "A Year on Our Farm", by Penny Matthews. [review]

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2002-06
Authors
Lowe, Virginia
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Australian Book Review
Abstract
Virginia Lowe reviews several children's books here: picture books that relate the dryness of Australia and the joy of the rainy season; stories of forging unusual friendships; the familiar tragedy of shipwrecks; and the delight of Mem Fox's wacky rhymes.
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Book review, Children's literature
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Lowe, Virginia 2002. Tales for a Dry Country. Review of "The Very Super Adventures of Nic and Naomi" by Venero Armanno and Anna Pignataro and "Quetta" by Gary Crew and Bruce Whatley and "The Magic Hat" by Mem Fox and "Old Tom's Holiday" by Leigh Hobbs and "A Year on Our Farm" by Penny Matthews. 'Australian Book Review', No 242, June/July, 61-62.