y Storm Boy ; Blue Fin selected work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1982 1982
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: John Ferguson , Time-Life Books , 1982 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Blue Fin, Colin Thiele , 1969 single work children's fiction children's

' Everyone in Port Lincoln thinks Snook Pascoe is a loser. People joke about his clumsiness; his teacher ridicules him and even his father, skipper of the tuna boat Blue Fin, is convinced that Snook will never amount to anything. After all, tuna fishing is a hard life for ‘real men’.

'When Snook is allowed, for once, to sail on Blue Fin he faces a terrifying disaster. A waterspout engulfs the ship, the deck is swept clean, the radio and rudder are wrecked, the engine is disabled, the crew is lost overboard and Snook’s father lies unconscious down below. Snook is on his own, far out to sea…' (Publication summary)

Storm Boy, Colin Thiele , 1963 single work children's fiction children's

The story of a boy and his pelican, Mr Percival, who live on the South Australian Coorong.

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