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y separately published work icon The Quinkins single work   picture book   children's   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 The Quinkins
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Notes

  • Also available as part of a short film (The Rainbow Serpent and 2 Other Stories, 1982) and as part of a kit containing a filmstrip, a sound cassette and notes (The Quinkins, 1978).
  • Other formats: Also braille and sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1978 .
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      Extent: 29p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Reprinted: 1979 Reprinted twice
      ISBN: 0001843702
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1980 .
      Extent: 29p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Reprinted: 1984 , 1985 , 1988
      ISBN: 0006615783, 0732272513 (pbk) 0732272513 (pbk)
      Series: Picture Lions Collins (publisher), series - publisher
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1993 .
      Extent: 29p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 020718092X (pbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Bluegum Bluegum Paperbacks Angus and Robertson (publisher), 1987-1997 Z1528574 1987 series - publisher children's fiction children's 'Quality paperbacks for children from Angus and Robertson.'
    • Dingley, Mentone - Seaford area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Redwood Editions , 2000 .
      Extent: 1 v. (unpaged)p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1865151505
Alternative title: Femsingerne : en fortælling fra Australien
Language: Danish
    • Copenhagen,
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      Denmark,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hjulet ,
      1982 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Lise Rishoj Pedersen.
      ISBN: 8787403285

Works about this Work

Journey to Quinkan Country Anne Hanzl , 1992 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 7 no. 3 1992; (p. 10-15)
A Quinkin Behind Every Bush? : New Life for a Vanishing Culture Percy Trezise , 1979 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 72 1979; (p. 8-9)
Discusses the genesis of The Quinkins, inspired to help preserve the Aboriginal mythology of the Cape York and Mornington Island regions. Trezise explores the supernatural figure of the Quinkin, which, along with other Aboriginal myths, he and Dick Roughsey hope to make part of "national folklore" in a number of high-quality picture books for children.
Children's Book of the Year Awards, 1979 : Judges Report 1979 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 72 1979; (p. 4-5)
Untitled Walter McVitty , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April vol. 71 no. 1979; (p. 26)

— Review of The Quinkins Percy Trezise , Dick Roughsey , 1978 single work picture book
Untitled Walter McVitty , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April vol. 71 no. 1979; (p. 26)

— Review of The Quinkins Percy Trezise , Dick Roughsey , 1978 single work picture book
Journey to Quinkan Country Anne Hanzl , 1992 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 7 no. 3 1992; (p. 10-15)
Children's Book of the Year Awards, 1979 : Judges Report 1979 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 72 1979; (p. 4-5)
A Quinkin Behind Every Bush? : New Life for a Vanishing Culture Percy Trezise , 1979 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 72 1979; (p. 8-9)
Discusses the genesis of The Quinkins, inspired to help preserve the Aboriginal mythology of the Cape York and Mornington Island regions. Trezise explores the supernatural figure of the Quinkin, which, along with other Aboriginal myths, he and Dick Roughsey hope to make part of "national folklore" in a number of high-quality picture books for children.
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