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Doug of Australia / by Betty Cavanna ; photographs by George Russell Harrison
Bib ID 982640
Format BookBook
Author
Cavanna, Betty, 1909-
 
Description London : Chatto and Windus, 1965 
68 p. : ill., maps. ; 24 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Around the world today books.

Summary

Describes life in Australia through a story illustrated with photographs. An eleven-year-old boy who lives in the outback goes on a cattle muster, talks Aboriginal slang, and is left stranded in the desert when his horse runs away while he is searching for a baby calf.

Notes

For children.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 1344

Subjects Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  Northern Territory -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.  |  Macdonnell Ranges (South Central NT SF53-13, SF53-14)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)
Other authors/contributors Harrison, George Russell, 1898-

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