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y separately published work icon A Sapphire for September single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1967... 1967 A Sapphire for September
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'A sixteen-year-old girl living in Sydney joins a rock hound group and finds to her pleasant surprise that her interest in a certain boy exceeds her interest in gems.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Macmillan , 1988 .
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      Extent: 178p.p.
      ISBN: 0333478037
      Series: Sunbird Books Macmillan (publisher), series - publisher
Alternative title: Zeit der bunten Steine
Language: German

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Days Never Done : The Life and Work of Hesba Fay Brinsmead Michael Pollak , Margaret MacNabb , Woollahra : Unity Press , 2002 Z978399 2002 single work biography

'Hesba Brinsmead was one of the pioneeers of Australian children's literature, some saying she virtually invented the teenage novel. She published 23 novels for children and teenagers. She set out to entertain, and her books are full of humour, and are a fusion of 'truth and romantic vision' set in diverse locations, and have been loved by generations of young people.' (Publication summary)

Hesba Fay Brinsmead : Truth and Romantic Vision Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 133-157)
Hesba Fay Brinsmead : Truth and Romantic Vision Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 133-157)
y separately published work icon Days Never Done : The Life and Work of Hesba Fay Brinsmead Michael Pollak , Margaret MacNabb , Woollahra : Unity Press , 2002 Z978399 2002 single work biography

'Hesba Brinsmead was one of the pioneeers of Australian children's literature, some saying she virtually invented the teenage novel. She published 23 novels for children and teenagers. She set out to entertain, and her books are full of humour, and are a fusion of 'truth and romantic vision' set in diverse locations, and have been loved by generations of young people.' (Publication summary)

Last amended 28 May 2014 11:00:21
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Blue Mountains, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Country towns,
  • Urban,
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