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Peter Sheehan Peter Sheehan i(A71608 works by)
Gender: Male
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y separately published work icon The Island Gosford : Scholastic Press Scholastic Press , 2005 Z1201239 2005 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units)

'On a beautiful island lives a tribe of people who don’t smile or laugh much. Only a small blind urchin notices the wonderful things on the seashore. He tries to share them with the tribe, but they don’t notice. One day a sea creature comes to the shore. Together, the boy and the sea creature play in the water. The people of the tribe warn the boy that it is a monster, but they change their minds when they hear him laughing. They join in. However, afraid that the sea creature will leave and they will lose the happiness they have found, the tribe capture it and put it in a small pool. The sea creature soon begins to fade and die. The boy rescues it and the people of the tribe are left behind, wondering if they will ever be happy again.' (Publication summary)

2006 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
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