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1 1 y separately published work icon Frieda : A New Australian Marianne Musgrove , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2016 9943941 2016 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction

'Frieda, her mother and father arrive in Australia to look for a better life. Her father is to open a pharmacy with Frieda’s uncle and they will live over the shop. But as the First World War takes hold, the family is devastated by the internment of Papi and Onkel Heinz as enemy aliens, and Frieda has her own battles to fight on the streets with the local children. But others are kind, and Frieda keeps her grandmother’s advice to stay strong in the face of all these trials and eventually triumphs. ' (Publication summary)

1 Division of Assets i "The division of assets is nearly complete —", Marianne Musgrove , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Uneven Floor , October 2013;
1 Last of Her Lashes i "The last of her lashes falls out,", Marianne Musgrove , 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Uneven Floor , November 2013;
1 3 y separately published work icon The Beginner's Guide to Revenge Marianne Musgrove , North Sydney : Woolshed Press , 2012 Z1882643 2012 single work children's fiction children's 'As a soldier's daughter, Romola has changed school five times, always having to make new friends... and now enemies. Meanwhile, Sebastian's mum is about to make the biggest mistake of their lives, unless Sebastian can find his dad in time to stop her. Thrown together by chance, these two thirteen-year-olds set out to even the score.' (Back cover).
1 Vietnam i "The letter came:", Marianne Musgrove , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Flying Kites 2012; (p. 91)
1 Three Wise Women i "Not many know", Marianne Musgrove , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Season of a New Heart : Poets Corner Anthology 2010; (p. 86-87)
1 All Souls' Day at the Dead-Letter Office i "The clerk of the dead-letter office", Marianne Musgrove , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Season of a New Heart : Poets Corner Anthology 2010; (p. 43)
1 Man Walks Backwards around the World i "Who can say why a man", Marianne Musgrove , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Season of a New Heart : Poets Corner Anthology 2010; (p. 25-27)
1 4 y separately published work icon Lucy the Lie Detector Marianne Musgrove , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2010 Z1707782 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'When Lucy accidentally scratches Dad's brand new car, one small mistake turns into an enormous fib involving Lucy's best friend, Harriet, Lucy's worst enemy, Jacinta, a telepathic camel and a guinea pig with an escape plan. Is it time for Lucy the Lie Detector to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?

'Just like in Lucy the Good, you'll be snorting with laughter as you read about the irrepressible, the outrageous, the one and only . . . Lucy van Loon!' (From the publisher's website.)

1 How a Paper Shredder Provoked An Existential Crisis Marianne Musgrove , 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: Tamba , Spring/Summer no. 45 2009; (p. 40)
1 Seven and a Half Minutes i "Dad always wound his watch", Marianne Musgrove , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Tamba , Spring/Summer no. 45 2009; (p. 7)
1 [Untitled] Marianne Musgrove , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 24 no. 3 2009; (p. 36)

— Review of Don't Breathe a Word Marianne Musgrove , 2009 single work children's fiction
5 5 y separately published work icon Don't Breathe a Word Marianne Musgrove , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2009 Z1604596 2009 single work children's fiction children's

'Award-winning author Marianne Musgrove brings her light touch to a story of family, growing up and keeping secrets that is nailbiting and heartwarming in equal measure.

''I, Mackenzie Elizabeth Carew, do solemnly swear never to communicate anything about what happened tonight.'

'That's what I promised my sister Tahlia, and I've tried my best to keep that promise. It's hard, though. Grandpa is acting so strangely since his accident. I'm sure Mrs B. suspects something, and Mahesh must think I'm weird for avoiding him. My best friend Annie is too busy hanging out with Regan and Tegan to notice. But someone will find out if we're not super careful. It's lucky Tahlia has a plan . . .' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Lucy Marianne Musgrove , 2008 North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2008- Z1712570 2008 series - author children's fiction children's
1 4 y separately published work icon Lucy the Good Marianne Musgrove , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2008 Z1517907 2008 single work children's fiction children's 'Lucy van Loon knows she's a good girl. So why is she always sitting on the Time Out chair? After all, she had a very good reason for tipping Jacinta's unicorn pencils all over the floor. And she only had a shriek because her grumpy aunt called her a bad girl and a greedy liar, which was UTTERLY not true. But what if Lucy is bad? Her aunt has brought something from Holland that Lucy wishes she'd never seen. Now she has to figure out how to avoid it, and fast. It's time to prove she really is Lucy the Good. But how?' (From the publisher's website.)
1 4 y separately published work icon The Worry Tree Marianne Musgrove , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2007 Z1407927 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Just because something's not magic doesn't mean it can't be magical...

'Juliet's a worrywart, and no wonder! Her little sister, Oaf, follows her around taking notes and singing 'The Irritating Song' all day long. Her parents are always arguing about Dad's junk. Nana's so tired of craft lessons that she starts barbecuing things in the middle of the night. And Juliet's friends, Lindsay and Gemma, are competing to see which of them is Juliet's best friend. Juliet can't fit in any more worries!

'But then she makes a remarkable discovery. Behind the wallpaper in her new bedroom, Juliet uncovers an old painting of a very special tree. Nana remembers it well. It's The Worry Tree, and with the help of a duck called Delia and the other Worry Tree animals, Juliet just might be able to solve some of life's big problems.' (Publication summary)

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