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Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 Who Sank the Boat?
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When a number of animals that live on Mr Peffer's place decide, for no particular reason, to go for a row in a boat on the bay it ends rather unexpectedly.

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Unit Suitable For

AC: Foundation (NSW Early Stage 1)

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Literacy

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Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Japanese and Korean translations.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Nelson , 1982 .
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      Extent: 28p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0170060810
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1988 .
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      Extent: 28p.
      Description: chiefly col. illus.
      ISBN: 0140509402 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Boto ga shizun da no dare no sei?
Language: Japanese

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— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 88 1983; (p. 16-17)
Children's Book Council of Australia Judge's Report, 1983 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 88 1983; (p. 6-13)
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— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 121 1990; (p. 44-45)

— Review of Fancy That! Pamela Allen , 1988 single work picture book ; Who Sank the Boat? Pamela Allen , 1982 single work picture book ; Mr McGee Pamela Allen , 1987 single work picture book ; I Wish I Had a Pirate Suit Pamela Allen , 1989 single work picture book ; Herbert and Harry Pamela Allen , 1986 single work picture book
Children's Book Week Walter McVitty , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 July 1983;

— Review of Who Sank the Boat? Pamela Allen , 1982 single work picture book
Untitled Eleanor Stodart , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 July 1983;

— Review of The Watcher in the Garden Joan Phipson , 1982 single work children's fiction ; Moonlight 1982 single work picture book ; Who Sank the Boat? Pamela Allen , 1982 single work picture book
Rats, a punk cat and some outsize trousers Stephen Knight , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 July 1983;

— Review of Who Sank the Boat? Pamela Allen , 1982 single work picture book
Appeal of the past still a formula for success David Cox , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 July 1983; (p. 6)

— Review of Who Sank the Boat? Pamela Allen , 1982 single work picture book
Meet Our Real-life Hairy Maclary Katrina Stokes , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 January 2013; (p. 3)
Picture Books and Postal Stamps : Postal Stamps Celebrate Fifty Years of the CBCA Awards Margot Hillel , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 11 no. 3 1996; (p. 10-12)
Children's Book Council of Australia Judge's Report, 1983 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 88 1983; (p. 6-13)
Who Sank the Boat? Pamela Allen , 1983 single work column (taught in 2 units)
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 88 1983; (p. 16-17)
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