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Walter McVitty Walter McVitty i(A11156 works by)
Born: Established: 1934 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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1 Colin Milton Thiele AC - RIP Walter McVitty , 2007 single work obituary (for Colin Thiele )
— Appears in: The Dromkeen Society Bulletin , June vol. 13 no. 2 2007; (p. 7)
1 Small Town Author Took Book World by Storm Walter McVitty , 2006 single work obituary (for Colin Thiele )
— Appears in: The Age , 14 September 2006; (p. 16)
1 Colin Milton Thiele AC (16 November 1920 - 4 September 2006) : A Personal Tribute Walter McVitty , 2006 single work obituary (for Colin Thiele )
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes Books and Authors , no. 28 2006; (p. 3-8)
1 Colin Milton Thiele A.C. 16/11/1920-4/9/2006: A Personal Memoir Walter McVitty , 2006 single work obituary (for Colin Thiele )
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 14 no. 4 2006; (p. 1-3)
1 Pictures Telling Stories : The Art of Robert Ingpen Walter McVitty , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 13 no. 1 2005; (p. 35-36)
1 6 y separately published work icon A Life in Children's Books Walter McVitty , South Melbourne : Lothian , 2004 Z1132988 2004 single work autobiography Comprises two parts. In part one, McVitty describes various aspects of his personal and professional life and in part two he focuses on his publishing house, Walter McVitty Books.
1 y separately published work icon Short Story Parade Walter McVitty (editor), South Melbourne : Macmillan Education Australia , 1998 Z1290094 1998 anthology children's fiction children's
1 Vale David Martin Walter McVitty , 1997 single work obituary (for David Martin )
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 5 no. 3 1997; (p. 15)
1 y separately published work icon Short Story Arena Walter McVitty (editor), South Melbourne : Macmillan Education Australia , 1996 Z1290062 1996 anthology children's fiction children's
1 Those Who Can, Do Walter McVitty , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 182 1996; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Australian Children's Literature : An Exploration of Genre and Theme 1995 anthology criticism
1 Ethel Turner's Seven Little Australians Walter McVitty , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 38 no. 4 1994; (p. 6-8)
1 A Tribute to George Holman Walter McVitty , 1994 single work obituary (for George Holman )
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 38 no. 2 1994; (p. 10)
1 Children's Timeless Tale Walter McVitty , 1994 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 September 1994; (p. rev 5)
1 The Book Trade Walter McVitty , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 36 no. 2 1992; (p. 6-7)
McVitty comments on the numbers of unsolicited manuscripts received by publishers and offers his thoughts on the types of manuscripts that are likely to be successful.
1 Publishing for Children in Australia: A Thriving Industry Walter McVitty , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Children's Literature Association Quarterly , vol. 15 no. 4 1990; (p. 167-171)
McVitty describes 'aspects of the children's book scene in Australia' which includes literature and publishing - especially for children - in Australia' (167). He briefly discusses bookshops, general and professional interest, awards, the Children's Book Council of Australia, school magazines, book clubs, Bologna and overseas markets, and publishing. He includes the shortlists for the 1990 Children's Book of the Year Awards (Older Readers, Younger Readers and Picture Books) and directly refers to John Marsden's So Much to Tell You and Possum Magic (Mem Fox) as examples of successful Australian works for children. He believes that while it is still relatively small, Australian children's literature is a healthy, thriving industry with continuing opportunities to expand within national and international consumer markets.
1 y separately published work icon Family Treasures and Other Bedtime Stories Rosalind Price (editor), Walter McVitty (editor), London : Hamish Hamilton , 1990 Z1412253 1990 selected work short story children's
1 Untitled Walter McVitty , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Junior Bookshelf , February vol. 54 no. 1 1990; (p. 15,17)

— Review of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Walter McVitty , 1988 single work picture book
1 Esther Paterson and Betty Paterson Walter McVitty , 1989 single work biography
— Appears in: Authors and Illustrators of Australian Children's Books 1989; (p. 173-174)
1 Mary Elwyn Patchett Walter McVitty , 1989 single work biography
— Appears in: Authors and Illustrators of Australian Children's Books 1989; (p. 170-172)
1 y separately published work icon International Children's Authors Walter McVitty , South Melbourne : Macmillan Australia , 1989 Z1290074 1989 single work criticism
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