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1 The Hush before Dawn Peter Cooper , 2016 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 92 2016;
John wakes up to a world drained of light and colour–only to realise that perhaps he hasn't woken up at all.
1 2 y separately published work icon The Jeweller of Rassylon Peter Cooper , Parkside : Scholastic Australia , 2013 6191272 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'The brigand-lord Zhangfu has escaped with the precious Blue Jade, and is now being pursued across the wilderness by those who want it for themselves. Dillen, Koto and Tajni, sure that Zhangfu is seeking the mysterious Jeweller of Rassylon, consult a famed seer, whose information comes in the form of a riddle. They follow the clues to a remote village and to a potion-master who insists on joining the quest. But the Jeweller's hideout is well guarded. It is no longer just a question of reaching it before Zhangfu, Heito and the koorai. Reaching it alive will be the challenge...' (Publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon The Mapmaker's Apprentice Peter Cooper , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2012 Z1832583 2012 single work children's fiction children's fantasy Dillen, Koto and Tajini (from Tales of the Blue Jade) are free of their cruel masters and ready for their next adventure. Dillen is drawn to a respected mapmaker's appeal for an apprentice. But many others also want the job so the mapmaker sets them a task. They must undertake a journey to a mountain pass haunted by a fearsome creature said to be the size of a barn and able to move like a hunting snake. Dillen and his friends soon discover they have an even more perilous mission on their hands, one that could be the end for all of them. (Source: Trove)
1 7 y separately published work icon The Ghost of Ping-Ling Peter Cooper , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2012 Z1832575 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy "A fire in a temple, an orphan running for his life. But is Dillen running away from, or towards, his destiny? A mysterious Eastener has sent him on a simple quest: find the sorcerer Hallegat and serve him well. But for Dillen, things will never be simple again." (Source: Back of book)
1 y separately published work icon Tales of the Blue Jade Peter Cooper , 2012 Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2012- Z1832569 2012 series - author children's fiction children's adventure fantasy
1 Peter Cooper Peter Cooper , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 56 no. 2 2012; (p. 11-12)
1 Zombie Dreams Peter Cooper , 2011 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , no. 52 2011; (p. 139-14)
1 A Surprise Booze-Up Peter Cooper , 2011 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Antipodean SF , January no. 151 2011;
1 When the Bone Men Come Peter Cooper , 2011 single work short story
— Appears in: After the Rain 2011; After the Rain : The After the Floods Limited E-book Edition 2011;
1 Who the Hell is Willard Price i "While working b'ind the counter of my local Borders store,", Peter Cooper , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , no. 49 2010; (p. 51)
1 Hobbit Query Letter Peter Cooper , 2010 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , no. 48 2010; (p. 30-31)
1 y separately published work icon Children of the Amulet Peter Cooper , Princeton : Peter Cooper , 2000 Z1688614 2000 single work novel fantasy

'It is the tale of a sister, a brother, (Kate and Paul) their cousin David and friend Megan, who are on holidays at a farm in South Wangaratta, Victoria Australia. The farm is owned by the O'Neil family, a family well known to the childrens father in the story, who also grew up in this area. The Boy that they meet on the farm (Richard O'Neil) has a very big secret. A secret that has something to do with his Grandmother and a little bit of magic. The children embark on an adventure into a secret land ...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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