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'Have you heard the most bizarre tales from around Australia?

'Did a UFO drag a family’s car off the road in the middle of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what became of the prime minister who went into the surf and was never seen again?


'Explore the strangest tales, most incredible encounters and creepiest urban legends in Australia’s history. Read about the investigations and weigh up the facts – do you believe the official explanations for these weird and wonderful events?

'Did a UFO drag a family’s car off the road in the middle of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what became of the prime minister who went into the surf and was never seen again?

'Explore the strangest tales, most incredible encounters and creepiest urban legends in Australia’s history. Read about the investigations and weigh up the facts – do you believe the official explanations for these weird and wonderful events?' (Publication summary)

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    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 288p.
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      • Published October 31, 2016
      ISBN: 9781925324969, 9781925324495

Works about this Work

[Review Essay] Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings : Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories Fran Knight , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books For Children , November vol. 31 no. 5 2016; (p. 34)

'A compilation of intriguing and amusing stories which amuse, frighten, delight and tantalise is offered in this book. The stories are divided into six groups : Mythical Creatures, Mysterious locations, Haunted Places, UFO Sightings, Bizarre Disappearances and Strange Happenings. Each group contains about half a dozen stories, some of which will be familiar to readers, while others will be wholly unknown.' (Introduction)

Review : Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings Dianne Bates , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , December 2016;

— Review of Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings : Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories Stella Tarakson , 2016 selected work prose
Review : Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings Dianne Bates , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , December 2016;

— Review of Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings : Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories Stella Tarakson , 2016 selected work prose
[Review Essay] Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings : Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories Fran Knight , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books For Children , November vol. 31 no. 5 2016; (p. 34)

'A compilation of intriguing and amusing stories which amuse, frighten, delight and tantalise is offered in this book. The stories are divided into six groups : Mythical Creatures, Mysterious locations, Haunted Places, UFO Sightings, Bizarre Disappearances and Strange Happenings. Each group contains about half a dozen stories, some of which will be familiar to readers, while others will be wholly unknown.' (Introduction)

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