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y separately published work icon The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel
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Twelve-year-old Sam has soccer fever. He lives with eccentric Auntie Amshara and Ronaldo his dog. His best friend is Goose, Captain of the local soccer team, that is, until soccer crazed Jessica Bowles moves in next door. Sam soon discovers that there's more to life than just soccer.

Notes

  • Novel in verse form

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Other Formats

  • Sound recording.
  • Braille.

Works about this Work

[Review] The Spangled Drongo Jo Goodman , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 14 no. 3 1999; (p. 32)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel
[Review] The Spangled Drongo Helen Woodall , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 43 no. 4 1999; (p. 34)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel
Generation Next Pam Macintyre , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , August vol. 4 no. 7 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel ; Tyro David McRobbie , 1999 single work novel
Pick of the Week Michelle Griffin , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 25 July 1999; (p. 16)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel
[Review] The Spangled Drongo Helen Woodall , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 43 no. 4 1999; (p. 34)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel
[Review] The Spangled Drongo Jo Goodman , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 14 no. 3 1999; (p. 32)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel
Pick of the Week Michelle Griffin , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 25 July 1999; (p. 16)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel
Generation Next Pam Macintyre , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , August vol. 4 no. 7 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of The Spangled Drongo : A Verse Novel Steven Herrick , 1999 single work novel ; Tyro David McRobbie , 1999 single work novel

Awards

2000 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature
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