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y separately published work icon Darkness, Be My Friend single work   novel   young adult  
Is part of Tomorrow Series John Marsden , 1993 series - author novel (number 4 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Darkness, Be My Friend
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As survivors of an enemy invasion of their homeland, Ellie and her friends return to Australia as guides for soldiers from New Zealand who plan an attack on the Wirrawee airfield. (Source: Trove)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has been translated into Japanese and Chinese, and has an Asian-Australian character, Lee, of Thai and Vietnamese heritage.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 1996 .
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      Extent: 275p.
      Description: illus., port.
      Reprinted: 1996 Reprinted twice. , 1997 , 2000
      ISBN: 0330360051 (pbk), 0732908728
    • Boston, Massachusetts,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Houghton Mifflin ,
      1999 .
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      Extent: 265p.
      ISBN: 0395922747
      • Publisher: Pan
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan , 2002 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: [viii], 275 p.p.
      ISBN: 0330363921 (pbk.)
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Quercus ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 274p.p.
      ISBN: 9781780873152, 1780873158
Alternative title: Nu är mörkrets tid
Language: Swedish

Works about this Work

[Review] Darkness, Be My Friend Sue Clancy , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 41 no. 1 1997; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
John Marsden : 'Fighting On' John Foster , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 173-182)
[Review] Darkness, Be My Friend Joan Zahnleiter , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 11 no. 5 1996; (p. 38)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
'Darkness, Be My Friend' by John Marsden Judith Ridge , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 4 no. 4 1996; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
A Contemporary Famous Five Cath Kenneally , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1996-1997) no. 187 1996; (p. 85-86)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
[Review] Darkness, Be My Friend Sue Clancy , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 41 no. 1 1997; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
[Review] Darkness, Be My Friend Joan Zahnleiter , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 11 no. 5 1996; (p. 38)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
Myths That Speak to the Young Pam Macintyre , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 November 1996; (p. 7)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
On After Darkness Katharine England , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 December 1996; (p. 14)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
A Contemporary Famous Five Cath Kenneally , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1996-1997) no. 187 1996; (p. 85-86)

— Review of Darkness, Be My Friend John Marsden , 1996 single work novel
John Marsden : 'Fighting On' John Foster , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 173-182)

Awards

1997 winner CROW Award Grade 6
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