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Issue Details: First known date: 1981 1981
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Every year Matthew goes with the other families of Cape Barren and kills muttonbirds for money. An encounter with a conservationist who has been banding the birds for years causes Matthew to question this practice

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Methuen , 1981 .
      Extent: 71p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0454002297

Works about this Work

Untitled John D. Adams , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April no. 87 1983; (p. 55)

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Children's Book Survey Margaret Dunkle , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 35 1981; (p. 31-33)

— Review of The Man in the Red Turban David Martin 1978 single work children's fiction ; A Pet for Mrs Arbuckle Gwenda Smyth 1981 single work picture book ; Rooms of Paradise 1978 anthology short story ; Keith Garvey's Dinkum Little Aussies Keith Garvey 1980 selected work poetry ; Knees Doug MacLeod 1981 single work picture book ; Once There Was a Swagman Hesba Brinsmead 1979 single work children's fiction ; Billy, the Most Horrible Boy in the World Michael Dugan 1981 single work picture book ; Longtime Passing Hesba Brinsmead 1971 single work novel ; Fish and Bird Jiri Tibor Novak 1981 single work picture book ; Terri Dianne Bates 1981 single work children's fiction ; How to Demolish a Monster Quentin Hole 1981 single work picture book ; Altar of Shulaani : an exciting science fiction adventure Margaret Pearce 1981 single work children's fiction ; The Story of a Picture Book Rodney David Martin 1981 single work criticism ; Magpie Island Colin Thiele 1974 single work children's fiction ; There's a Dinosaur in the Park! Rodney David Martin 1980 single work picture book ; The Further Adventures of Dr A. A. A. McGurk M.D. Osmar E. White 1981 selected work children's fiction ; Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction ; A Tide Flowing Joan Phipson 1981 single work children's fiction ; Pine-Cone Possum Jean Chapman 1981 single work children's fiction
Birding Began to Feel Like Murder Patricia Henderson , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 11 July 1981; (p. 47)

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Among the birders Stephen J. Williams , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 August 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Local flavor for children Martin Flanagan , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 September 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Surprise Packages for Parents Walter McVitty , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 September 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
A muttonbird aiming at the sound barrier Stephen Murray-Smith , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 14 November 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Children's Book Survey Margaret Dunkle , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 35 1981; (p. 31-33)

— Review of The Man in the Red Turban David Martin 1978 single work children's fiction ; A Pet for Mrs Arbuckle Gwenda Smyth 1981 single work picture book ; Rooms of Paradise 1978 anthology short story ; Keith Garvey's Dinkum Little Aussies Keith Garvey 1980 selected work poetry ; Knees Doug MacLeod 1981 single work picture book ; Once There Was a Swagman Hesba Brinsmead 1979 single work children's fiction ; Billy, the Most Horrible Boy in the World Michael Dugan 1981 single work picture book ; Longtime Passing Hesba Brinsmead 1971 single work novel ; Fish and Bird Jiri Tibor Novak 1981 single work picture book ; Terri Dianne Bates 1981 single work children's fiction ; How to Demolish a Monster Quentin Hole 1981 single work picture book ; Altar of Shulaani : an exciting science fiction adventure Margaret Pearce 1981 single work children's fiction ; The Story of a Picture Book Rodney David Martin 1981 single work criticism ; Magpie Island Colin Thiele 1974 single work children's fiction ; There's a Dinosaur in the Park! Rodney David Martin 1980 single work picture book ; The Further Adventures of Dr A. A. A. McGurk M.D. Osmar E. White 1981 selected work children's fiction ; Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction ; A Tide Flowing Joan Phipson 1981 single work children's fiction ; Pine-Cone Possum Jean Chapman 1981 single work children's fiction
Birding Began to Feel Like Murder Patricia Henderson , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 11 July 1981; (p. 47)

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Among the birders Stephen J. Williams , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 August 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Local flavor for children Martin Flanagan , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 September 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Surprise Packages for Parents Walter McVitty , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 September 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
A muttonbird aiming at the sound barrier Stephen Murray-Smith , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 14 November 1981;

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
Untitled John D. Adams , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April no. 87 1983; (p. 55)

— Review of Night of the Muttonbirds Mary Small 1981 single work children's fiction
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