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Dale Collins Dale Collins i(A5207 works by) (birth name: Cuthbert Quinlan Dale Collins) (a.k.a. Cuthbert Collins)
Also writes as: Stephen Fennimore ; Michael Copeland
Born: Established: 1897 Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 5 Mar 1956 Prahran, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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Dale Collins began his writing career as a journalist for the Melbourne Herald newspaper and the magazine Table Talk. He also contributed stories to the weekly Bulletin magazine. His best selling novel Ordeal (1924) was the result of a world cruise on the yacht 'Speejacks' skippered by American millionaire A. Y. Gowen.

Many of his books for children have nautical or island settings, even Bush Voyage describes an imaginary journey down the Murray River.

Collins also wrote a book on horse racing. He contributed short stories to many books, such as Fifty Enthralling Stories of the Mysterious East (1937), and to journals and popular magazines. Brother of Reginald Collins (q.v.).

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Anzac Adventure Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1959 Z838329 1959 single work information book children's

'The story of Gallipoli told for young readers'.

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1960 commended Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year Award
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