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June Mendoza June Mendoza i(A96046 works by)
Born: Established: ca. 1925 Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon Pook-A-Noo George Thomas Spaull , Sydney : W. E. Smith , 1953 Z857787 1953 selected work children's fiction children's
1 1 y separately published work icon The Tail is Familiar Dot Mendoza , June Mendoza (illustrator), Melbourne : Robertson and Mullens , 1943 10341341 1943 single work prose poetry

'The spirit of the book is contained in the first stanza of an introductory poem headed "Of Stray Dogs." This stanza reads:

They come between my sleep and me

With proud, plumed tails, and cornie stumps

Signalling amiability

From humble, deferential rumps.

Then begins the dog parade in article and in drawings. You can meet Snookie, the black and tan gangster; Terry, the fighting Irish; Bushy, the amateur gentleman; Royal, ignorant but arty-and so on.'

Source: 'About Dogs.' Western Mail (Perth) 17 November 1949, p.14.

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