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1 Multiple Voices and Reconciliation : Code Switching in Young Adult Text about Indigenous Australians John Murray , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: CREArTA : Journal of the Centre for Research and Education in the Arts. , Southern Winter vol. 2 no. 1 2001; (p. 49-60)
1 Beyond Today's Thinking : Victor Kelleher's Parkland John Murray , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , April vol. 11 no. 1 2001; (p. 26-31)
John Murray discusses the complex ethical considerations Victor Kelleher raises in his novel Parklands (1994) concerning biotechnologies, humanness and hybrid identities and the problems associated with distinguishing between 'human beings and other living things' (p.26). Despite the fact that Murray believes the novel fails to deal with the crucial issue of 'different treatment for different species', he does point to the range of ideas the text opens up regarding the 'integrity and beauty' of the biotic community (p.27). In particular, he argues, the novel challenges the traditional Judeo-Christian ethic which underpins Western thinking and 'regards human beings as having dominion over all living creatures' rather than 'equal members of a biotic community' (p.27). For younger readers, says Murray, the novel 'opens up a potentially very intense ethical and practical debate' and allows the reader to develop an awareness of the complexities of human effects on the environment (p.29).
1 Untitled John Murray , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 15 no. 1 2000; (p. 34)

— Review of The Poppykettle Papers Michael Lawrence , 1999 single work children's fiction
1 Untitled John Murray , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 15 no. 1 2000; (p. 17)

— Review of Waltzing Matilda Meets Lazy Jack : 30 Australian Ballads, Poems and Rhymes 1999 anthology poetry
1 Untitled John Murray , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 14 no. 3 1999; (p. 40)

— Review of Poems From a Wide, Brown Land : The Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Poetry Competition for Schools 1995, 1996, 1997 1998 anthology poetry
1 [Review] Fortress John Murray , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 14 no. 2 1999; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Fortress David Harris , 1999 single work novel
1 [Review] Devil's Island John Murray , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 14 no. 2 1999; (p. 33)

— Review of Devil's Island David Harris , 1999 single work novel
1 Author Spotlight : Patricia Wrightson John Murray , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Bookbird , vol. 37 no. 1 1999; (p. 57-61)
1 A Writer's Life John Murray , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 13 no. 3 1998; (p. 36)

— Review of Other Times : The Life and Work of Max Fatchen Andrew Male , 1997 single work biography
1 Untitled John Murray , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 13 no. 3 1998; (p. 35)

— Review of Work Wanted Christobel Mattingley , 1998 single work children's fiction
1 Untitled John Murray , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 13 no. 2 1998; (p. 38-39)

— Review of The Tiger Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel
1 Untitled John Murray , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 13 no. 2 1998; (p. 35)

— Review of Landslide Colin Thiele , 1997 single work children's fiction
1 Untitled John Murray , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 13 no. 1 1998; (p. 38)

— Review of Refuge Libby Gleeson , 1998 single work novel
1 A Reading of Ivan Southall's Ziggurat John Murray , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 12 no. 4 1997; (p. 40)
1 Untitled John Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 12 no. 4 1997; (p. 37-38)

— Review of Ned's Kang-U-Roo Vashti Farrer , 1997 single work children's fiction
1 Untitled John Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 12 no. 3 1997; (p. 34)

— Review of Mystery of Devil's Roost John A. Long , 1997 single work children's fiction
1 Untitled John Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 12 no. 3 1997; (p. 33)

— Review of Chasing after the Wind Dale Harcombe , 1997 single work novel
1 Untitled John Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 12 no. 2 1997; (p. 38)

— Review of Heartsease Lee Harding , 1997 single work novel
1 Untitled John Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 12 no. 2 1997; (p. 36-37)

— Review of The Children of Mirrabooka Judith Arthy , 1997 single work novel
1 Untitled John Murray , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 12 no. 1 1997; (p. 38)

— Review of Seaweed in Our Soup Annette Kelleher , 1996 single work children's fiction
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