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Yesterday : being the adventures of us three with the early colonists / by Ruth M. Hawker ; drawings and cover design (from hand-cut linoleum blocks) by Nora Young
Bib ID 939004
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Hawker, Ruth M. (Ruth Marjorie)
 
Online Versions
Printer (Adelaide : Hassell Press)
Description Adelaide : F.W. Preece & Sons, 1936 
69 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Parallel history of Australia ; includes depictions of and encounters with Aboriginal people ; poem "Corrobboree" p.36.

Notes

For children.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-18248991

Two library's Muir copies have coloured illustration on cover of a boy and two girls and a dog with a sailing ship in background. One library Muir copy has no cover illustration. Its publication date is 1936 but it has a birthday inscription dated 5th December 1943.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 3358

Subjects Adventure stories, Australian.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Race relations - Attitudes.  |  Australia -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Australia -- History -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Young, Nora

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N A 823 HAW Main Reading Room
N A 823.3 HAW Main Reading Room
MM 1589
Copy: Muir copy hbk
Special Collections Reading Room
MM 1590
Copy: Muir copy hbk
Special Collections Reading Room
MM 1591
Copy: Muir copy hbk. No cover illustration.
Special Collections Reading Room

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