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Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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Soon after moving to the country with her parents, Melissa is visited by the ghost of the son of the previous owners of the land who warns her that the well is an unreliable source of water.

Notes

  • Available in braille.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: J. M. Dent , 1986 .
      Extent: 102p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0867700378
    • Ferntree Gully, Ferntree Gully area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Houghton Mifflin , 1989 .
      Extent: 102p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      ISBN: 0867700866, 0867700378

Works about this Work

Untitled Joanne Horniman , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 2 no. 1 1987; (p. 23)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards 1987 : The Short Lists Jo Goodman , 1987 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 2 no. 2 1987; (p. 12-13)
Australian Children's Book Awards : The 1987 shortlist Margaret Dunkle , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 29-32)

— Review of Riverman Allan Baillie 1986 single work novel ; Creatures in the Beard Margaret Wild 1986 single work picture book ; Kojuro and the Bears Helen Smith (translator), 1987 single work picture book ; The Wild Bob Graham 1986 single work picture book ; All About Anna and Harriet and Christopher and Me Libby Hathorn 1986 single work children's fiction ; Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction ; Blue Days Donna Sharp 1986 single work novel ; Space Demons Gillian Rubinstein 1986 single work novel ; Taronga Victor Kelleher 1986 single work novel ; My Sister Sif Ruth Park 1986 single work novel ; All We Know Simon French 1986 single work children's fiction ; Animalia Graeme Base 1986 single work picture book ; Farmer Schulz's Ducks Colin Thiele 1986 single work picture book ; Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda 1986 single work children's fiction ; Sister Madge's Book of Nuns Doug MacLeod 1986 selected work poetry ; Boss of the Pool Robin Klein 1986 single work children's fiction ; Murgatroyd's Garden Judy Zavos 1986 single work picture book ; The Nativity Ron Lander 1986 single work picture book
Untitled R. Leunkle , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 30)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled Rosemary Worssam , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Review Bulletin , vol. 87 no. 1 1987; (p. 30)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled John D. Adams , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 31 no. 2 1987; (p. 48)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Writing on Water Michael Dugan , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 31 no. 3 1987; (p. 16-18)
Youth spreads its wings Eleanor Stodart , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 December 1986; (p. B4)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled Joanne Horniman , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 2 no. 1 1987; (p. 23)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Australian Children's Book Awards : The 1987 shortlist Margaret Dunkle , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 29-32)

— Review of Riverman Allan Baillie 1986 single work novel ; Creatures in the Beard Margaret Wild 1986 single work picture book ; Kojuro and the Bears Helen Smith (translator), 1987 single work picture book ; The Wild Bob Graham 1986 single work picture book ; All About Anna and Harriet and Christopher and Me Libby Hathorn 1986 single work children's fiction ; Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction ; Blue Days Donna Sharp 1986 single work novel ; Space Demons Gillian Rubinstein 1986 single work novel ; Taronga Victor Kelleher 1986 single work novel ; My Sister Sif Ruth Park 1986 single work novel ; All We Know Simon French 1986 single work children's fiction ; Animalia Graeme Base 1986 single work picture book ; Farmer Schulz's Ducks Colin Thiele 1986 single work picture book ; Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda 1986 single work children's fiction ; Sister Madge's Book of Nuns Doug MacLeod 1986 selected work poetry ; Boss of the Pool Robin Klein 1986 single work children's fiction ; Murgatroyd's Garden Judy Zavos 1986 single work picture book ; The Nativity Ron Lander 1986 single work picture book
Youth spreads its wings Eleanor Stodart , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 December 1986; (p. B4)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled R. Leunkle , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 30)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled Rosemary Worssam , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Review Bulletin , vol. 87 no. 1 1987; (p. 30)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled John D. Adams , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 31 no. 2 1987; (p. 48)

— Review of Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan 1986 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards 1987 : The Short Lists Jo Goodman , 1987 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 2 no. 2 1987; (p. 12-13)
Writing on Water Michael Dugan , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 31 no. 3 1987; (p. 16-18)
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