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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Beyond the Dusk
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'"What is it, Gran?" Peter demanded, pulling urgently at her sleeve. "What's the matter?"

'Meg didn't answer. She was staring down at the book they had been reading together, a shocked expression on her face. For there on the page she had just turned was a picture of the thing itself. Not a photograph, naturally, that would have been impossible. This was merely an artists' impression. Still, there was no mistaking what she was looking at: the self same creature she had encountered all those years before, when she had been not much older than Peter.

'What a long time ago that was! Over forty years, and in all that time she hadn't mentioned what she had seen to anyone. She had thought about it often enough, though. And now, confronted by the creature once more, here in the pages of a book, she almost felt that the long years had never passed. Those ancient eyes, gazing up at her from the painting, seemed to plunge her back in time, back to the lonely country road which ran between school and her grandmother's farm. It was as if she were actually here, surrounded by the sounds and smells of the bush; as if she were a fourteen-year-old girl once more, hurrying through the dusk towards that first unsettling moment of contact . . .'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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  • Other formats: Also braille.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 2000 .
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      Extent: 96p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0091831474 (hbk.)
    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Red Fox , 2001 .
      Extent: 94p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1740517083

Works about this Work

Story Obscured by Graphics Stephen Matthews , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 March 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Dreamwalker Isobelle Carmody , 2001 single work picture book ; Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
[Review] Beyond the Dusk Jo Goodman , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 15 no. 4 2000; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
[Review] Beyond the Dusk Sue Clancy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 44 no. 4 2000; (p. 26)

— Review of Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
Traditional Tales and Bush Mythology Judith Ridge , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 8 no. 4 2000; (p. 37-38)

— Review of Robber Girl Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book ; Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
[Review] Beyond the Dusk Sue Clancy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 44 no. 4 2000; (p. 26)

— Review of Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
[Review] Beyond the Dusk Jo Goodman , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 15 no. 4 2000; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
Story Obscured by Graphics Stephen Matthews , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 March 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Dreamwalker Isobelle Carmody , 2001 single work picture book ; Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
Traditional Tales and Bush Mythology Judith Ridge , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 8 no. 4 2000; (p. 37-38)

— Review of Robber Girl Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book ; Beyond the Dusk Victor Kelleher , 2000 single work children's fiction
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