Courtesy of Penguin. From 1994 reprint.
y Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories selected work   children's fiction   children's   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1991 1991
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'In "Birdman," the awful Buggins has stolen Sean's hang-glider and now Sean has no hope of winning the annual Birdman competition, or can he? In "The Velvet Throne," Mr Simpkin lives with his lazy brother who orders him around. One day he decides to run away and amazing things start to happen." (Source: Trove)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also published in braille and sound recording formats.

Affiliation Notes

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

Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Ice Maiden, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 1-8)
Birdman, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 9-27)
Little Squirt, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 28-31)
The Velvet Throne, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 50-61)
The Mouth Organ, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 54-73)
Cry Baby, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 62-74)
Ex Poser, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 75-77)
Sloppy Jalopy, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 78-94)
Eyes Knows, Paul Jennings , 1991 single work children's fiction children's (p. 95-105)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1991 .
      Courtesy of Penguin. From 1994 reprint.
      Extent: 105p.
      Reprinted: 1994 with ISBN 0140371044 , 2002
      ISBN: 0140346007
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Viking , 1993 .
      Extent: vii, 120p.p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      ISBN: 0670847348
  • Appears in:
    y Uncollected Volume 2 : Every Story from Uncanny!, Unbearable! and Unmentionable! Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Viking , 1999 Z979157 1999 selected work children's fiction children's humour mystery adventure Ringwood : Viking , 1999
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1999 .
      Extent: 141p.
      ISBN: 0141301732 (pbk.)
Alternative title: とても書けない物語
Alternative title: Totemo kakenai monogatari
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Topazu Puresu , 1994 .
      Extent: 192p.
      ISBN: 492481511X

Works about this Work

Untitled Julie Long , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 36 no. 2 1992; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
From the Word Go : Books for Younger Readers Meg Sorensen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Crossfire James Moloney 1992 single work novel ; Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Karen Jameyson , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Jul/August vol. 68 no. 4 1992;

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled W. V. , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: School Library News , August vol. 24 no. 3 1992; (p. 20)

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Judith White , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Sun-Herald , 8 December 1991;

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Julie Long , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 36 no. 2 1992; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
From the Word Go : Books for Younger Readers Meg Sorensen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Crossfire James Moloney 1992 single work novel ; Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Judith White , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Sun-Herald , 8 December 1991;

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Karen Jameyson , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Jul/August vol. 68 no. 4 1992;

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
Untitled W. V. , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: School Library News , August vol. 24 no. 3 1992; (p. 20)

— Review of Unmentionable! : More Amazing Stories Paul Jennings 1991 selected work children's fiction
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