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Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Chatswood, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Macquarie Library , 1987 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Story of Joshua, Who Jumped, Morris Lurie , 1987 single work children's fiction children's (p. 11-15)
A Rhyme to Jump into Bed Withi"Bouda-bounda-bounda bump", Sally Odgers , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 16-17)
The Frog Who Would Sing For the King, Morris Lurie , 1987 single work children's fiction children's
Bosphorous loves to sing while all of the other frogs go 'gloop'. Bosphorous cures King Cedric's anger with his joyous song.
(p. 18-23)
When the King Rides Byi"Oh, what a fuss when the King rides by", Margaret Mahy , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 24-25)
Little Ho and the Golden Kites, Mavis Scott , Pat Reynolds (illustrator), 1987 single work picture book children's
'It's the day of the Golden Kites. Little Ho travels to the Palace Gardens to watch the noblemen fly their magnificent kites. When the Great Lord Emperor comes to choose the best one, Little Ho dares to produce his own small kite. Will the soldiers strike him down? But the boy's courage and love of life win him a surprising new friend.' (Source: Bookseller's website)
(p. 26-29)
When I Went to Byaduki"When I went to Byaduk, to Byaduk, to Byaduk", Colin Thiele , 1982 single work poetry children's (p. 30-31)
Shell Talki"If you hold a shell to your ear, they say", Max Fatchen , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 32)
The Wind Chasei"My little sister says the wind's been chasing", Geoffrey Dutton , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 32)
The Ears of Mandy, June Epstein , 1987 single work children's fiction children's (p. 33-35)
New Red Shoes, Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction children's (p. 36-38)
Alexander, June Epstein , 1987 single work children's fiction children's (p. 40-44)
Stomping Horacei"Horace was a stomper", Doug MacLeod , 1987 single work poetry children's
Horace conquers empires as he crushes sand castles. His stomping, however, leads to an unfortunate demise.
(p. 45)
The Ant Exploreri"Once a little sugar ant made up his mind to roam-", C. J. Dennis , 1921 single work poetry humour children's (p. 46)
Ten Little Rabbitsi"Ten little Rabbits playing round a mine", 1987 single work poetry children's
The ten little rabbits meet miserable ends, for example, 'One ate a quince-jam bait, then there were three...One got asphyxiated, then there were two'. The robustness of Australian rabbit populations, however, ensures that there are another ten rabbits by the end of the poem.
(p. 47)
Highrisei"Do you know what I would build", Sally Odgers , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 48-49)
Goosey, Goosey Ganderi"Goosey, Goosey Gander", E. R. (fl. 1990) , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 56)
Six Fat Geesei"Six fat geese were grazing by the shore", J. H. , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 57)
Waddle Ducki"Ducks in the farmyard, ducks in the dawnlight", Colin Thiele , 1987 single work poetry children's (p. 58-61)
Three Fleasi"Here are three fleas with powerful knees", Bill Scott , 1987 single work poetry children's
A poem in the style of 'The House That Jack Built' that features three fleas, a mouse, a dingo, a man, and a bunyip.
(p. 62-63)
Old Man Crocodile, Barbara Ker Wilson , 1987 single work children's fiction children's
When a Carrion Crow spots Old Man Crocodile at rest in a muddy river he tells the crocodile that there is another river close by and offers to lead him to it. Of course it is a trick and Old Man Crocodile is stranded until a kind villager takes pity on him and returns him to the river. The ungrateful crocodile takes hold of the villager's bullock's leg until a rabbit shouts to the villager to hit the crocodile. Old Man Crocodile wishes to exact revenge upon the rabbit so lies in wait. He eventually catches the rabbit but the rabbit tricks the crocodile into opening his mouth and makes good his escape.
(p. 64-68)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1990 .
      Alternative title: The Puffin Bedtime Story Book
      Extent: ix, 204p.p.
      Description: illus. (some col).
      ISBN: 0140343504 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Margaret Dent , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 1 1991; (p. 24)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
Book Reviews : By QATSICC Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Consultative Committee , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Aboriginal Child at School , August/September vol. 17 no. 4 1989; (p. 49-52)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry ; The Songlines Bruce Chatwin 1987 single work prose
A Delight to Read Out Aloud Susanne Ferrier , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 January 1988;

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
Cover Book : The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book Alfred R. Mappin , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 2 no. 5 1987; (p. 4)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
Something for Everyone Eleanor Stodart , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 December 1987; (p. 11)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
Book Reviews : By QATSICC Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Consultative Committee , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Aboriginal Child at School , August/September vol. 17 no. 4 1989; (p. 49-52)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry ; The Songlines Bruce Chatwin 1987 single work prose
Cover Book : The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book Alfred R. Mappin , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 2 no. 5 1987; (p. 4)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
Something for Everyone Eleanor Stodart , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 December 1987; (p. 11)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
A Delight to Read Out Aloud Susanne Ferrier , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 January 1988;

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
Untitled Margaret Dent , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 1 1991; (p. 24)

— Review of The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry
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