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y separately published work icon The October Child single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 The October Child
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'The arrival of baby Carl marks a turning point in the lives of the Mariners. Loved and wanted though he is, Carl casts a shadow over the household, and his adolescent brother becomes increasingly resentful and bewildered.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Other formats: Also braille and sound recording.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Autism.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: En toch hoor je er bij
Language: Dutch

Works about this Work

'A Little Child Shall Lead Them' : The Child as Redeemer Margot Hillel , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Children's Literature and the Fin de Siécle 2003; (p. 57-70)
Representations of Mothers and Mothering in Contemporary Australian Children's Literature Margot Hillel , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: La Trobe Library Journal , Spring no. 60 1997; (p. 97-107)
Eleanor Spence : Observer of Family Life Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 67-93)
The Novels of Eleanor Spence Walter McVitty , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Official Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 64 (p. 8-20)
Reminiscences on the Writing of "The October Child" Eleanor Spence , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Official Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 64 (p. 4-7)
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