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Born: Established: 1985 Glebe, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 1997
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Signature Paperbacks Walter McVitty Books (publisher), series - publisher
1 2 y separately published work icon What Sort of Day? Sally Heinrich , Sally Heinrich (illustrator), Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1997 Z1014576 1997 single work picture book children's
1 1 y separately published work icon Dangerous Secret Colin Thiele , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1997 Z833857 1997 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'Who is the stranger in the green utility truck in the National Park? And what is he up to? Perhaps he is a poacher who steals native birds and animals and smuggles them out of Australia to sell to overseas buyers? An exciting tale of mystery and suspense.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2 9 y separately published work icon With Dew on My Boots : A Childhood Revisited Colin Thiele , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1997 Z366268 1997 single work autobiography
1 1 y separately published work icon The Mystery of the Black Pyramid Colin Thiele , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1996 Z839627 1996 single work children's fiction children's adventure thriller

'Mark had been warned: the Black Pyramid, a huge outcrop of rock in a remote part of the Flinders Ranges, was not the sort of place people go to. Not if they can help it ...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 3 y separately published work icon High Valley Colin Thiele , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1996 Z833027 1996 single work children's fiction children's

High Valley is a sleepy, remote town. The soil is rich, the rainfall heavy, the climate warm, the farms and gardens green, the people happy ... until the arrival of two strangers changes their lives forever ...

1 2 y separately published work icon Robin Hood Margaret Early , Margaret Early (illustrator), Queensland : Walter McVitty Books , 1996 Z833015 1996 single work picture book children's
3 8 y separately published work icon The Sun on the Stubble Colin Thiele , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1996 Z1057248 1961 single work children's fiction humour children's 'From the classic Australian children's author. Originally pubished in 1961, this is the coming-of-age story of a boy and his immigrant family in Depression-era Australia: Bruno Gunther lives on a farm in South Australia, where adventures spring up like wheat shoots. He has to cope with his stern dad, his mother and family--and trickiest of all is the new teacher in town, who is too alert for comfort. Then there are the local arguements, that all seem to flare up around complicated bits of machinery, like water pumps and cars. All they really need is a little help from Bruno to sort everything out . . . . For young readers ages 9-14. This novel and three others by Thiele inspired an Australian TV series, 'Sun on the Stubble': The Valley Between, Uncle Gustav's Ghosts & The Shadow on the Hills.' 

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1 2 y separately published work icon Brahminy : The Story of a Boy and a Sea Eagle Colin Thiele , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1995 Z190915 1995 single work children's fiction children's

'The bird hung in the air above the river. It was so low that Luke could see it clearly, a big nuggety bird with strong talons and curving beak. Its feathers were beautiful, a lovely chestnut colour on the back and sides and bright white on the head and breast.

'That was the first time Luke had ever seen a Brahminy kite, or sea eagle. He didn't know then that another Brahminy, a helpless, abandoned chick, would soon change his life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (2013 ed.)

1 2 y separately published work icon First I Bought a House Duncan Ball , Michael Bishop (illustrator), Queensland : Walter McVitty Books , 1995 Z838113 1995 single work picture book children's
1 7 y separately published work icon A Breath in May Robyn Hogan , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1995 Z334162 1995 single work novel young adult historical fiction
18 63 y separately published work icon Seven Little Australians Ethel Turner , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1994 Z863667 1894 single work children's fiction children's (taught in 25 units)

'Without doubt Judy was the worst of the seven, probably because she was the cleverest.'

'Her father, Captain Woolcot, found his vivacious, cheeky daughter impossible – but seven children were really too much for him and most of the time they ran wild at their rambling riverside home, Misrule.

'Step inside and meet them all – dreamy Meg, and Pip, daring Judy, naughty Bunty, Nell, Baby and the youngest, 'the General'. Come and share in their lives, their laughter and their tears.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 3 y separately published work icon The Currency Lad Bill Scott , Queensland : Walter McVitty Books , 1994 Z839648 1994 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction
1 3 y separately published work icon The Man from the Dreamtime Thomas Albert Roy , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1994 Z833360 1994 single work novel young adult
1 1 y separately published work icon So Much to Tell You : The Play : A Performance Version John Marsden , Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1994 Z229493 1994 single work drama young adult
1 2 y separately published work icon Reckless Rhymes Colin Thiele , Glebe : Walter McVitty Books , 1994 Z225465 1994 selected work poetry humour children's
1 3 y separately published work icon Edgar's Eggs Sally Heinrich , Sally Heinrich (illustrator), Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1993 Z911091 1993 single work picture book children's
1 2 y separately published work icon Winter Bacon : The Story of a Little Pig Ilse Van Garderen , Ilse Van Garderen (illustrator), Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1993 Z911080 1993 single work picture book children's Everyone in Matya's family, including Ponti the sheepdog, has a job to do, but how can a little pig be useful around a farm? Will Matya's new pet end up as winter bacon for Grandpa?
1 2 y separately published work icon The March of Mother Duck Colin Thiele , Mary Milton (illustrator), Montville : Walter McVitty Books , 1993 Z838627 1993 single work picture book children's Mother duck builds her nest outside the South Australian Police Headquarters, where her nest, eggs, and ducklings attracted a great deal of attention.
3 2 y separately published work icon The Sleeping Beauty Margaret Early , Margaret Early (illustrator), Queensland : Walter McVitty Books , 1993 Z838020 1993 single work picture book fable children's
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