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Issue Details: First known date: 1946... vol. 1 no. 5 November 1946 of The Australasian Book News and Library Journal est. 1946 The Australasian Book News and Library Journal
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Notes

  • On cover: Children's Book Week Issue
  • Also includes 'Teen-age Reading' by Marie Hurley of the U.S. Information Library and a list of award winning American books for children.
  • Includes Bernard Smith's review 'The Art of William Dobell'.
  • Includes circulation statistics for Australian books from the Annual Report of the Hawthorn Public Library, Melbourne for 1945.
  • Also includes other lists of books about to be published.
  • Includes Sydney librarian F. L. S. Bell's extensive report on a tour of North American children's libraries.
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act. 26 August - 25 September 1946 (pp. 225-228)

Contents

* Contents derived from the 1946 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Books Are Bridges, Eve Pownall , single work prose (p. 169)
Australia Story, Eve Pownall , single work review
— Review of Susan Who Lives in Australia Elisabeth MacIntyre , 1944 single work picture book ;
(p. 171)
'Katherine' in America, I. Jinette , single work review
— Review of Susan Who Lives in Australia Elisabeth MacIntyre , 1944 single work picture book ;
(p. 171)
Her Books Delight Young and Old, George Farwell , single work biography (p. 173-174)
No Nonsense in the Nursery, Jill Blunt , single work prose
Blunt suggests that fantasy is more suited to adults than children.
(p. 175-76)
Book Week in Sydney, single work column (p. 176)
Children's Book Week, Charles Ripley Bull , single work column (p. 177)
Mosman Children's Library, Rosemary Dobson , single work column (p. 179-180)
What Children Are Reading, Edith Morley , single work column (p. 182)
Books Are Cargoes, Eve Pownall , single work column (p. 190)
Children Made a Puppet Show : Hawthorn Public Library, George Farwell , single work column (p. 201)
Recent Australian Children's Books, single work review
— Review of The Antics of Algy Musette Morell , 1946 single work children's fiction ; Cheno : A Tale of the Black Swan James Pollard , 1945 single work children's fiction ; Jancy Wins Through Anne Bracken , 1945 single work children's fiction ; Our Day at the Zoo 1946 single work picture book ; Popsy's Picnic : Introducing Jeffery Alexander Jones Kay Druce , 1945 single work picture book ;
(p. 203, 205)
New Novels, J. M. , single work review
— Review of My Career Goes Bung : Purporting to be the Autobiography of Sybylla Penelope Melvyn Miles Franklin , 1946 single work novel ;
(p. 207)
New Novels, W. H. -S. , single work review
— Review of The Overlanders : A Novel Dora Birtles , 1946 single work novel ;
(p. 209, 211)
Recent Books : Digest of the Month's Reading, single work review
— Review of Heed McGlarity Stephen Estaban Kelen , 1945 single work novel ; Coast of Adventure : Untamed North Australia Charles Barrett , 1941 selected work prose ;
(p. 217)
War Books, single work review
— Review of The Sand and the Sky Burton Graham , Roberts C. Dunstan , 1945 single work autobiography ;
(p. 219)

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