Courtesy of Walker Books.
y Where the Forest Meets the Sea single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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'Ben holds little regard for sea life. When his fish trap is tangled in the kelp his friend Sophie helps him to free it and so takes Ben under the sea where he discovers the enchanted world of the kelp forest and its inhabitants. Ben's experience turns him from fear and exploitation to exploration, wonder and delight in what he finds.' (Source: Author's website)

Notes

  • Adapted for the 1987 film Where the Forest Meets the Sea directed by Jeannie Baker

Affiliation Notes

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

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Greenwillow Books , 1987 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0744513057 (pbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Walker Books [London] , 1989 .
      Courtesy of Walker Books.
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus., map
      ISBN: 0744513057
Alternative title: Mori to umi no deautokoro
Alternative title: 森と海のであうところ
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Yugakusha , 1988 .
      Extent: 31p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 4841605290

Works about this Work

Jeannie Baker : Mirror,Mirror... Karen Jameyson , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , May/June vol. 89 no. 3 2013; (p. 16-24)
Books, Places and the Imagination Kevin Steinberger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 16-17)
Neither Slogging at Tuck Nor Living off the Land : Food in Australian Picture Books Robin Morrow , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People 1999; (p. 79-95)
The author examines the different roles of food in literature. Six roles have been selected and examined, with examples from Australian picture books.
Jeannie Baker : Fired Up About Place Pam Macintyre , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 1995; (p. 9-11)
Interview format
Good catch hauled from children's book ocean Toss Gascoigne , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Mercury , 3 March 1990; (p. 21)

— Review of Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo Tim Winton 1990 single work novel ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; Polar Story Elaine Moss 1975 single work picture book
Know the Author/Illustrator : Jeannie Baker H. M. Saxby , 1988 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 20-21)
Children's Book Council Awards Jo Goodman , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 105 1988; (p. 26-28)
Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards: 1988 Judges' Report 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 3 1988; (p. 5-12)
Book Review Aila Keto , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Newsletter of the Rainforest Conservation Society of Queensland , May 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Picture Book has Universal Theme, International Look, Non-sexist Tone Stephanie Owen Reeder , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 August 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham 1987 single work picture book
First-Time Storyteller Makes the Big Time Margaret Aitken , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 August 1988;

— Review of So Much to Tell You John Marsden 1987 single work novel ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham 1987 single work picture book ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley Donna Rawlins 1987 single work picture book ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence 1987 single work novel ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Daintree's magic captured 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 November 1988; (p. TV Guide)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Celebrity Review Richard Jones , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Real to Reel: The Film Australia Newsletter , April vol. 2 no. 1 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
The Daintree in Three Dimensions Laurie Copping , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Nude Boy in Cover-Up Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 April 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; So Much to Tell You John Marsden 1987 single work novel ; Pheasant and Kingfisher Catherine H. Berndt 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; The Landing : A Night of Birds Katherine Scholes 1987 single work children's fiction ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence 1987 single work novel ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley Donna Rawlins 1987 single work picture book ; Digging to China Donna Rawlins 1988 single work picture book ; Obernewtyn Isobelle Carmody 1987 single work novel ; A Paddock of Poems Max Fatchen 1987 selected work poetry ; Looking Out For Sampson Libby Hathorn 1987 single work children's fiction ; The Makers Victor Kelleher 1987 single work novel ; Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein 1987 single work children's fiction ; Tucking Mummy In Morag Loh 1987 single work picture book
The Medium is the message! Elizabeth Stanley , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Classroom , June vol. 8 no. 4 1988; (p. 48-49)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
And the Winners Are! Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 August 1988; (p. 14)

— Review of So Much to Tell You John Marsden 1987 single work novel ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; I Am Susannah Libby Gleeson 1987 single work novel ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence 1987 single work novel ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley Donna Rawlins 1987 single work picture book
Untitled Julie Long , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 3 1988; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Book Review Aila Keto , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Newsletter of the Rainforest Conservation Society of Queensland , May 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Picture Book has Universal Theme, International Look, Non-sexist Tone Stephanie Owen Reeder , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 August 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham 1987 single work picture book
First-Time Storyteller Makes the Big Time Margaret Aitken , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 August 1988;

— Review of So Much to Tell You John Marsden 1987 single work novel ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham 1987 single work picture book ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley Donna Rawlins 1987 single work picture book ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence 1987 single work novel ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Daintree's magic captured 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 November 1988; (p. TV Guide)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Celebrity Review Richard Jones , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Real to Reel: The Film Australia Newsletter , April vol. 2 no. 1 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
The Daintree in Three Dimensions Laurie Copping , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Nude Boy in Cover-Up Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 April 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; So Much to Tell You John Marsden 1987 single work novel ; Pheasant and Kingfisher Catherine H. Berndt 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; The Landing : A Night of Birds Katherine Scholes 1987 single work children's fiction ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence 1987 single work novel ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley Donna Rawlins 1987 single work picture book ; Digging to China Donna Rawlins 1988 single work picture book ; Obernewtyn Isobelle Carmody 1987 single work novel ; A Paddock of Poems Max Fatchen 1987 selected work poetry ; Looking Out For Sampson Libby Hathorn 1987 single work children's fiction ; The Makers Victor Kelleher 1987 single work novel ; Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein 1987 single work children's fiction ; Tucking Mummy In Morag Loh 1987 single work picture book
The Medium is the message! Elizabeth Stanley , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Classroom , June vol. 8 no. 4 1988; (p. 48-49)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
And the Winners Are! Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 August 1988; (p. 14)

— Review of So Much to Tell You John Marsden 1987 single work novel ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; I Am Susannah Libby Gleeson 1987 single work novel ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton 1987 single work picture book ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence 1987 single work novel ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley Donna Rawlins 1987 single work picture book
Good catch hauled from children's book ocean Toss Gascoigne , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Mercury , 3 March 1990; (p. 21)

— Review of Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo Tim Winton 1990 single work novel ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book ; Polar Story Elaine Moss 1975 single work picture book
Untitled Julie Long , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 3 1988; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker 1987 single work picture book
Know the Author/Illustrator : Jeannie Baker H. M. Saxby , 1988 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 20-21)
Neither Slogging at Tuck Nor Living off the Land : Food in Australian Picture Books Robin Morrow , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People 1999; (p. 79-95)
The author examines the different roles of food in literature. Six roles have been selected and examined, with examples from Australian picture books.
Books, Places and the Imagination Kevin Steinberger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 16-17)
Jeannie Baker : Fired Up About Place Pam Macintyre , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 1995; (p. 9-11)
Interview format
Children's Book Council Awards Jo Goodman , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 105 1988; (p. 26-28)
Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards: 1988 Judges' Report 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 3 1988; (p. 5-12)
Jeannie Baker : Mirror,Mirror... Karen Jameyson , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , May/June vol. 89 no. 3 2013; (p. 16-24)
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