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  • Author: C. J. Dennis
Issue Details: First known date: 1921... 1921 The Ant Explorer
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  • Appears in:
    y A Book for Kids C. J. Dennis , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1921 Z518272 1921 selected work poetry children's humour Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1921
  • Appears in:
    y New Land, New Language : An Anthology of Australian Verse Judith Wright , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1957 Z560909 1957 anthology poetry

    'Poetry in themes - Pioneering - Convicts and bushrangers - Birds and animals - Towns and people - War - Youth - Time and eternity - Thought and personality.' (Source: WorldCat website)

    Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1957
    pg. 59-60
  • Appears in:
    y The Macquarie Bedtime Story Book Rosalind Price (editor), Walter McVitty (editor), Chatswood : Macquarie Library , 1987 Z912760 1987 anthology children's fiction poetry children's Chatswood : Macquarie Library , 1987 pg. 46
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Works of C. J. Dennis C. J. Dennis , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1988 Z127738 1988 selected work poetry humour North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1988 pg. 183
  • Appears in:
    y 60 Classic Australian Poems for Children Chris Cheng (editor), Sydney : Random House Australia , 2009 Z1656747 2009 anthology poetry children's

    'The 60 poems in this collection appear in their original, or near original, form and are wide-ranging in their subject matter: animals, the countryside, the struggle of bush life, early transport, sport, growing old, being young and having fun with words! But whether they are humorous, serious or playful, they are simply a joy to read!

    'No matter if we grew up reciting these classic poems at school, quote from them on important occasions or are meeting them for the first time, there is no doubt that these classic poems embody what it is to be Australian.' (From the publisher's website.)

    Sydney : Random House Australia , 2009
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