y The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII periodical issue   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1929 no. 349 September 1929 of The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII est. 1896-1932
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First and Last Page Pictures: 'A View of Donnelly's Creek, Healesville', photograph from the Victorian Railways, page heading 'An Australian Fairyland', [113]; 'Some Australian Poets', portraits of Adam Lindsay Gordon, Henry Clarence Kendall, James Brunton Stephens, Henry Lawson, Essex Evans, Edward Dyson, "Banjo" Paterson (qq.v.), 128.
    • Prose: 'News from the Schools', short piece about two rural Victorian schools, with photographs, 127; 'Seasonable Work for Little Gardeners: September ' (unattributed gardening instructions) 127.
    • Industry: 'Made in Australia: Aeroplanes', prepared by the Made in Australia Council, Melbourne, and issued as a supplement to The School Paper under the authority of the Minister of Public Instruction, Victoria, illustrated with diagrams and photographs, i-iv.
    • Notices: 'Notices', regarding 'Spelling Tests' and the 'Price of The School Paper', 126; 'Gould League Competitions', information about school competitions, 128.

  • Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned, and comments on the metre of poetry. There are also often 'General Notes' which ask the reader questions about the work.


* Contents derived from the 1929 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A-Rovingi"When the sap runs up the tree,", Victor J. Daley , 1892 single work poetry Verselets : 3 : A Song of Roving A Song of Roving (p. 114)
Note: With title: A Song of Roving.
The Water Mallee, Lionel C. E. Gee , 1929 extract prose (p. 114-116)
The Ballad of the "Calliope", A. B. Paterson , 1929 extract poetry (p. 116-119)
Note: Illustration: 'A View of Apia, Samoa'.
Cooking for the Wedding, Brent of Bin Bin , 1929 extract novel (p. 119-120)
Note: Photograph: 'An Old Colonial Home', from Brady's Australia Unlimited.
Suggan Boggini"Spectre-footed of the past,", Marie E. J. Pitt , 1918 single work poetry (p. 121)
The Drover's Wife, Henry Lawson , 1892 single work short story (p. 122-125)
Note: Illustration: '"The dog lies still, and the woman sits as one fascinated"', drawn for The School Paper by E. H. Rix.
The Warrigali"Through forest boles the storm-wind rolls,", Henry Kendall , 1867 single work poetry (p. 349)
Note: With title: The Warrigal (Wild Dog of Australia). Illustration: 'A Dingo'.

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
Last amended 8 Jan 2009
  • Orbost - Cann River area, East Gippsland, Gippsland, Victoria,
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