A Snake Yarn single work   poetry   humour   ""You talk of snakes," said Jack the Rat,"
  • Author: W. T. Goodge http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/goodge-w-t
Issue Details: First known date: 1899... 1899 A Snake Yarn
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 19 no. 988 21 January 1899 Z599469 1899 periodical issue 1899 pg. 14
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    y Along the Western Road : Bush Stories and Ballads Percy Lindsay (illustrator), London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1981 Z1399376 1981 anthology poetry short story London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1981 pg. 55
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    y Old Ballads from the Bush Bill Scott (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1987 Z57118 1987 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1987 pg. 229
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    y The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Humour Michael Sharkey , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1988 Z200257 1988 anthology poetry prose short story humour satire Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1988 pg. 39
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    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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