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Issue Details: First known date: 1982 1982
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'From the moment the Popples land on the hot beach in South Australia, with their unsuitable clothes and piles of baggage, they find that settlers' life is full of problems, surprises and adventures. It's hard work, but never dull - especially for the children.' (Source: Book cover)

Adaptations

form y Lucy of the Southern Rainbow Karine, l'aventure du Nouveau Monde; Lucy May; Lucy in Australien; Lucy; Minami no Niji no Lucy; لوسي; 南の虹のルーシー; مهاجران Akira Miyazaki , Japan France Germany Italy Middle East Iran : Nippon Animation , 1982 Z1912989 1982 series - publisher film/TV children's 'Lucy and her family move from England to Australia to start running a farm. But the new life style seems to be too challenging at times and as the family tries to get used to the new life, Lucy and her sisters enjoy their new experiences, learning about new animals and meeting new people.' (Anime News Network Au)

Notes

  • The book has been made into a television cartoon programme for Japanese children, titled Lucy of the Southern Rainbow.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Japanese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Minami no niji no Rushi
Language: Japanese

Works about this Work

Untitled Laurie Copping , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , January no. 86 1983; (p. 46)

— Review of Southern Rainbow Phyllis Piddington 1982 single work children's fiction
The Stuff of Legends, Films, Television Serials ... Ralph Elliott , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 October 1982; (p. 17)

— Review of The Man from Snowy River Elyne Mitchell 1982 single work novel ; Southern Rainbow Phyllis Piddington 1982 single work children's fiction
The Stuff of Legends, Films, Television Serials ... Ralph Elliott , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 October 1982; (p. 17)

— Review of The Man from Snowy River Elyne Mitchell 1982 single work novel ; Southern Rainbow Phyllis Piddington 1982 single work children's fiction
Untitled Laurie Copping , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , January no. 86 1983; (p. 46)

— Review of Southern Rainbow Phyllis Piddington 1982 single work children's fiction
Last amended 9 Oct 2013 08:57:21
Settings:
  • Adelaide, South Australia,
  • Holdfast Bay area, Adelaide - South West, Adelaide, South Australia,
  • Coast,
  • 1830s
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