y Terraweena : A Story of Mid-Winter Vacation in Australia single work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1905 1905
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'The novel opens at Sydney Grammar School, where Harry Austin invites Bob Walters, Arthur Clay, and Tom Burrowes to his outback home. The boys hunt kangaroos, muster brumbies, visit an Aboriginal camp, and witness a bush wedding. In one incident Bob is kidnapped by Aboriginal People [sic], but saved by his redoubtable chums' (Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature 16).

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Originally serialised in The Chatterbox in 19 instalments in 1899 with 20 full page black and white illustrations.
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