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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 [Review] Never Lose Hope : The Story of Australia's First School
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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 33 no. 2 May 2018 17028695 2018 periodical issue Who could resist a book with the title The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts? It called out to be read and the prologue didn't wast time in setting the scene (and atmosphere) with a classic spy/detective set up of a road block and the protagonist, Abdel Kader Haidara, fearful of losing his cargo (not to mention his life). That cargo consisted of thousands of illustrated manuscripts on vellum dating back hundreds of years. (Editorial) 2018 pg. 34