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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Finders Keepers
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Patrick loves the excitement of computer games. He is even more excited when the computer invites him to be a contestant in a million dollar TV game show called Finders Keepers. He accepts the invitation and discovers the world beyond the Barrier, and embarks on the adventure of his life.

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Finders Keepers The Finder Ian Bone , Anne Brookman , Carolyn Burns , Scott Hicks , Chris Tugwell , ( dir. Scott Hicks et. al. )agent Adelaide : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1991 Z1842860 1991 single work film/TV science fiction children's

While playing a computer game, Patrick is invited to take part in a million-dollar game show--which seemingly airs on a channel that doesn't exist. But Patrick perseveres, and finds himself transported through his television and across the time barrier. From there, he passes back and forth across the barriers between dimensions, tracing various lost objects. Series two follows the same basic premise, but with the addition of a friend of Patrick's becoming accidentally trapped on the far side of the barrier.

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Notes

  • Prequel to The Timekeeper.

Affiliation Notes

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

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 1990 .
      Extent: 193p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1991
      ISBN: 9781862910317, 1862910316
    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 1990 .
      image of person or book cover 6071005051501643817.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online
      Extent: 193p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1862910324
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Greenwillow Books ,
      1991 .
      Extent: 184p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0688105165, 9780688105167
    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 1991 .
      Extent: 193p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1991 three times , 1992 twice , 1993 , 1994 , 1996
      ISBN: 9781862911123 (pbk), 1862911126 (pbk)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Deutsch ,
      1993 .
      Extent: 180p.
      ISBN: 9780590540735, 0590540734
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Beech Tree Books ,
      1993 .
      Extent: 184p.
      Edition info: 1st Beech Tree ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0688118461, 9780688118464
    • Orlando, Florida,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Harcourt Brace ,
      1994 .
      Extent: 184p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • 'This edition is published by special arrangement with Greenwillow Books, a division of William Morrow and Company' (appears verso of title page).
      ISBN: 9780153021909, 015302190X
    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 1997 .
      Extent: 183p.
      Edition info: New ed.
      Reprinted: 1997 , 1998 , 1999 , 2000
      Note/s:
      • 'A time-travel treasure hunt that's out of this world' (appears on cover).
      ISBN: 1862913609, 9781862913608
    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 2001 .
      Extent: 183p.
      Edition info: New ed.
      ISBN: 1862914974
Alternative title: Barsten in de muur
Language: Dutch
    • Hasselt,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Clavis ,
      1992 .
      Extent: 179p.
      ISBN: 9068221701, 9789068221701

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  • Also braille, sound recording.

Works about this Work

Untitled Carol Harper , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Rowan of Rin : The Journey Emily Rodda , 2004 selected work children's fiction ; Love Lies Bleeding : A Crimes For a Summer Christmas Anthology 1994 anthology short story ; The Makeover Murders Jennifer Rowe , 1992 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Something Wicked Jennifer Rowe , 1998 single work novel ; Deadline Jennifer Rowe , 1997 single work novel
'Quest for Best Book Launched' 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Northern Territory News , 9 September 1992; (p. 20)

— Review of Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 1991 Acceptance Speeches : Emily Rodda Emily Rodda , 1991 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 4 1991; (p. 5)
The Children's Book of the Year Awards Shortlist Margot Tyrrell , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 6 no. 2 1991; (p. 20-22)

— Review of Magic Beach Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; My Cat Maisie Pamela Allen , 1990 single work picture book ; Counting on Frank Rod Clement , 1990 single work picture book ; Greetings from Sandy Beach Bob Graham , 1990 single work picture book ; Hector and Maggie Janet McLean , 1990 single work picture book ; Scallywag Jeannette Rowe , 1990 single work picture book ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book ; First at Last : And Other Stories Julia McClelland , 1990 selected work children's fiction ; The Black Duck Eleanor Nilsson , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Mervyn's Revenge Leone Peguero , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Captain Deadlight's Treasure S. A. Wakefield , 1990 single work children's fiction ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel ; The Devil's Own Deborah Lisson , 1990 single work novel ; Brother Night Victor Kelleher , 1990 single work novel ; Speaking to Miranda Caroline Macdonald , 1990 single work novel ; The Family Book of Mary Claire Eleanor Spence , 1990 single work novel
Let Children Have the Last Word 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald (Sydney) , 28 July 1991;

— Review of Greetings from Sandy Beach Bob Graham , 1990 single work picture book ; Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book ; First at Last : And Other Stories Julia McClelland , 1990 selected work children's fiction ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel ; Captain Deadlight's Treasure S. A. Wakefield , 1990 single work children's fiction
Untitled Carol Harper , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Rowan of Rin : The Journey Emily Rodda , 2004 selected work children's fiction ; Love Lies Bleeding : A Crimes For a Summer Christmas Anthology 1994 anthology short story ; The Makeover Murders Jennifer Rowe , 1992 single work novel ; Death in Store Jennifer Rowe , 1991 selected work short story ; Something Wicked Jennifer Rowe , 1998 single work novel ; Deadline Jennifer Rowe , 1997 single work novel
The Best for the Children Leonie Tyle , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 March 1991; (p. 5)

— Review of Speaking to Miranda Caroline Macdonald , 1990 single work novel ; The Family Book of Mary Claire Eleanor Spence , 1990 single work novel ; The Devil's Own Deborah Lisson , 1990 single work novel ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel ; Brother Night Victor Kelleher , 1990 single work novel ; Hector and Maggie Janet McLean , 1990 single work picture book ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel ; First at Last : And Other Stories Julia McClelland , 1990 selected work children's fiction ; My Cat Maisie Pamela Allen , 1990 single work picture book ; Captain Deadlight's Treasure S. A. Wakefield , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Magic Beach Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; Counting on Frank Rod Clement , 1990 single work picture book ; Greetings from Sandy Beach Bob Graham , 1990 single work picture book ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book
Kids' Books Meg Sorensen , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 124 1990; (p. 46-47)

— Review of Out of Time John Marsden , 1990 single work novel ; Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction
Bright gems for young eyes Jackie Hammerton , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Herald Sun , 27 July 1991; (p. 24)

— Review of Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Hector and Maggie Janet McLean , 1990 single work picture book
Cats and Shipwrecks Sally McInerney , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 May 1991; (p. 46)

— Review of Speaking to Miranda Caroline Macdonald , 1990 single work novel ; Greetings from Sandy Beach Bob Graham , 1990 single work picture book ; Brother Night Victor Kelleher , 1990 single work novel ; Magic Beach Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel ; First at Last : And Other Stories Julia McClelland , 1990 selected work children's fiction ; My Cat Maisie Pamela Allen , 1990 single work picture book ; Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Captain Deadlight's Treasure S. A. Wakefield , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Hector and Maggie Janet McLean , 1990 single work picture book ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book ; The Family Book of Mary Claire Eleanor Spence , 1990 single work novel ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel
The Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 1991 Acceptance Speeches : Emily Rodda Emily Rodda , 1991 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 4 1991; (p. 5)
Cover Book : Finders Keepers by Emily Rodda Kevin Steinberger , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 5 no. 3 1990; (p. 4)
Know the Author : Emily Rodda 1990 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 5 no. 3 1990; (p. 19-21)
From the Word Go : Books for Younger Readers Meg Sorensen , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 134 1991; (p. 54-56)
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