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y The Tram to Bondi Beach single work   picture book   children's   historical fiction  
Is part of Picture Bluegums series - publisher
Issue Details: First known date: 1981 1981
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Keiran longs to be a paper boy and sell papers to the passengers on the tram that goes by his flat in a small Australian town.

Adaptations

y The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn , J. Andrew Johnstone , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2008 Z1481606 2008 single work drama children's

'Set in 1932 against the magical backdrop of Bondi Beach, in the year the Sydney Harbour Bridge opens, the days of Phar Lap and Charles Kingsford Smith, Keiran a boy from Bondi hopes to help his family survive the depression.

'Hurtling towards the beach one morning in the famous Bondi 'Rattler', Keiran is inspired to become a paper boy on the Bondi trams. No sooner does his dream begin to take shape than it is threatened by Saxon, the chief paper boy. Tensions build as their rivalry grows and culminates in a dramatic climax with unexpected results. Can dreams really come true? Keiran's quest is to find out. (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Available in braille, and as a sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Methuen Australia , 1981 .
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      This image has been sourced from online
      Extent: 27p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0454002661
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Fontana , 1983 .
      Extent: 27p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0006620337
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1983 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Reprinted: 1989
      ISBN: 0732273188
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Nelson , 1985 .
      Extent: 30p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0170067017
    • Brooklyn, New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Kane/Miller Book Publishers , 1989 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • "A Cranky Nell book."
      ISBN: 0916291200
    • Woollahra, Sydney Eastern Harbourside, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Koala Book Company , ca. 1990 .
      Extent: 1 vol.p.
      ISBN: 1875354085(prepublication).
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1992 .
      Extent: 30p.
      Reprinted: 1994 , 1996
      Note/s:
      • This edition is part of the Picture Bluegum series.
      • Different cover illus. from 1st ed.
      ISBN: 0207176191

Works about this Work

Conversations : Julie Vivas and Patrick Benson Julie Vivas (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 11 no. 3 1996; (p. 4-7)
This is the transcript of a conversation between Julie Vivas and British illustrator Patrick Benson. They discuss their illustrative techniques and the books they have worked on.
y The Libby Hathorn Video Libby Hathorn, Poet-Author Crows Nest : Insight Profile , 1995 Z987037 1995 single work interview Libby Hathorn shares her ideas and life influences on her story-making. See the landscape and locations that inspired books such as Thunderwith, Feral Kid and Way Home, and share her writing process.
Review : The Tram to Bondi Beach 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Jul/August vol. 65 no. 4 1989; (p. 419, 474)

— Review of The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn 1981 single work picture book
Review : The Tram to Bondi Beach Marianne Pilla , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: School Library Journal : For Children's, Young Adult and School Librarians , July vol. 35 no. 11 1989; (p. 66)

— Review of The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn 1981 single work picture book
Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report, 1982 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 84 1982; (p. 7-11)
Illustrating "The Tram to Bondi Beach" Julie Vivas , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 84 1982; (p. 15-16)
Review : The Tram to Bondi Beach Joan Zahnleiter , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , October no. 85 1982; (p. 35)

— Review of The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn 1981 single work picture book
Review : The Tram to Bondi Beach 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Jul/August vol. 65 no. 4 1989; (p. 419, 474)

— Review of The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn 1981 single work picture book
Review : The Tram to Bondi Beach Marianne Pilla , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: School Library Journal : For Children's, Young Adult and School Librarians , July vol. 35 no. 11 1989; (p. 66)

— Review of The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn 1981 single work picture book
Review : The Tram to Bondi Beach Joan Zahnleiter , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , October no. 85 1982; (p. 35)

— Review of The Tram to Bondi Beach Libby Hathorn 1981 single work picture book
Conversations : Julie Vivas and Patrick Benson Julie Vivas (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 11 no. 3 1996; (p. 4-7)
This is the transcript of a conversation between Julie Vivas and British illustrator Patrick Benson. They discuss their illustrative techniques and the books they have worked on.
Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report, 1982 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 84 1982; (p. 7-11)
Illustrating "The Tram to Bondi Beach" Julie Vivas , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 84 1982; (p. 15-16)
y The Libby Hathorn Video Libby Hathorn, Poet-Author Crows Nest : Insight Profile , 1995 Z987037 1995 single work interview Libby Hathorn shares her ideas and life influences on her story-making. See the landscape and locations that inspired books such as Thunderwith, Feral Kid and Way Home, and share her writing process.
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