y Skating on Sand single work   children's fiction   children's  
Is part of Hannah Series Libby Gleeson series - author children's fiction
Issue Details: First known date: 1994 1994
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Hannah's parents and bossy sisters tell her that she can't take her rollerskates with her when they go camping, and that there's nowhere for her to skate anyway but she insists that she won't take them off until she can skate without falling over.

Adaptations

form y Book Bug John Armstrong , Peita Letchford , Ray Boseley , Cameron Clarke , Margaret Clark , Mark Poole , Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2003 Z1853228 2003 series - publisher film/TV children's fantasy science fiction

A series of short dramas from children, adapted from the works of Australian and New Zealand authors. Not all of the episodes contain speculative-fiction content, though the majority do.

In 'The Giant's Tooth', two children assist a young giant who has lost his tooth.

In 'Pumped Up', a young boy's grandfather designs a pair of basketball boots that enable the wearer to perform feats of great physical strength and dexterity.

In 'Ben and the Alien Invasion', a young boy and his talking wart save the world from an alien invasion.

In 'Bull Harris and the Purple Ooze', a group of friends outsmart the class bully with the help of a mysterious miniature brain.

In 'The Mystery of the Talking Tail', a young boy helps a demanding talking tail find a new home.

In 'Rose Meets Mr Wintergarden', a young girl helps a reclusive old man re-enter life.

In 'Skating on Sand', a young girl overcomes rocky terrain and sibling rivalry to teach herself how to roller blade.

Notes

  • For children aged 7 to 11 years.
  • Available as a sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1994 .
      Extent: 88p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0140371613, 0670857564
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1995 .
      Extent: 87p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0140371613
Alternative title: Hannah : Skating im Sand
Language: German
    • Munich,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Omnibus , 2001 .
      Extent: 94p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 3570207390

Works about this Work

Untitled Mandy Cheetham , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 10 no. 1 1995; (p. 26)

— Review of Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
Short List for Small Fry Frances Kelly , 1995 single work criticism review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 June 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of Gracey James Moloney 1994 single work novel ; The Burnt Stick Anthony Hill 1994 single work novella ; Rebel! Allan Baillie 1993 single work picture book ; Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction ; Friend of My Heart Judith Clarke 1994 single work novel
Family Traditions Frances Kelly , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 January 1995; (p. 5)

— Review of Dirrangun 1994 selected work children's fiction ; The Burnt Stick Anthony Hill 1994 single work novella ; Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
Untitled 1995 single work review
— Appears in: School Library Journal : For Children's, Young Adult and School Librarians , February vol. 41 no. 2 1995; (p. 19)

— Review of Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
An Interview with Libby Gleeson Sophie Masson (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 39 no. 1 1995; (p. 7)
Untitled Eleanor Stodart , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 39 no. 1 1995; (p. 23)

— Review of Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
Untitled Mandy Cheetham , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 10 no. 1 1995; (p. 26)

— Review of Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
Short List for Small Fry Frances Kelly , 1995 single work criticism review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 June 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of Gracey James Moloney 1994 single work novel ; The Burnt Stick Anthony Hill 1994 single work novella ; Rebel! Allan Baillie 1993 single work picture book ; Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction ; Friend of My Heart Judith Clarke 1994 single work novel
Family Traditions Frances Kelly , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 January 1995; (p. 5)

— Review of Dirrangun 1994 selected work children's fiction ; The Burnt Stick Anthony Hill 1994 single work novella ; Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
Untitled 1995 single work review
— Appears in: School Library Journal : For Children's, Young Adult and School Librarians , February vol. 41 no. 2 1995; (p. 19)

— Review of Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
Untitled Eleanor Stodart , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 39 no. 1 1995; (p. 23)

— Review of Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson 1994 single work children's fiction
An Interview with Libby Gleeson Sophie Masson (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 39 no. 1 1995; (p. 7)
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