y The Death of a Wombat single work   short story  
Adaptation of The Death of a Wombat Ivan Smith 1959 single work radio play prose
Is part of Australian Animal Trilogy Ivan Smith 1972-1981 series - author short story
Issue Details: First known date: 1972 1972
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Tells the simple story of a wombat's attempt to escape an approaching bushfire.

Notes

  • Contains a single illustrated short story.
  • The Death of a Wombat was first published in 1959 as an Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) radio broadcast, with the spoken text set to music.
  • Book one of the [Australian Animal Trilogy].
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Foreword by H. R. H. The Duke of Edinburgh.
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Wren , 1972 .
      Extent: 80p.
      Edition info: De luxe edition.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0858850095
    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Sun Books , 1976 .
      Extent: 80p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0725102233
  • Appears in:
    y The Wombat and the Dingo Ivan Smith , South Melbourne : Sun Books , 1984 Z1451200 1984 selected work short story South Melbourne : Sun Books , 1984

Works about this Work

A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 June 2012; (p. 27)
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 June 2012; (p. 27)
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