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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 The Crescent Moon
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'A group of teenagers are on a school wilderness camp at remote, and rugged, Clausen's Cove. They notice that there is a ring of stone fireplaces which seem to surround the camp behind a high, barbed-wire-topped fence. A local farmer warns them not to wander in the bush, beyond the ring of fireplaces at night, because there are hidden mine shafts and a pack of wild dogs roaming there. Sarah, who hates school camps, meets a local boy who tells her of a long-hidden murder and arranges to meet her at midnight, at a hut in the bush, to see the murder weapon, a sickle. At this fateful assignation, under a sickle moon, she realises too late the meaning of the fireplaces and the wild dogs...'
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Lothian , 1998 .
      Extent: 47p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0850919053
      Series: After Dark Gary Crew (editor), Lothian (publisher), 1995 series - publisher children's thriller horror After Dark is a popular series of thrillers, some containing mild horror or supernatural content, written for older children by Australian and New Zealand authors. The books are extensively illustrated, and are targeted at reluctant readers, although their appeal has proved to be much wider. The series is edited by Gary Crew, who has also authored some of the books in the series. After Dark has also been published as a series in the United Kingdom by Franklin Watts. According to the Courier Mail (Brisbane), "All the stories [in the After Dark series] are strong, dramatic and chilling. They are rich in symbolism and meaning. They are well crafted and feature a range of story structures from simple narratives to complex multi-layered plots. After Dark offers the promise of heart-stopping, spine-tingling drama and it doesn't disappoint." Number in series: 31
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Franklin Watts ,
      2000 .
      Extent: 56p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0749638478 (pbk.)
      Series: After Dark Franklin Watts (publisher), 1999 series - publisher children's fiction horror Number in series: 31

Works about this Work

[Review] The Goddess [et al] Lina Paladino , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 7 no. 1 1999; (p. 43-44)

— Review of The Goddess Robin Klein , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Spirited Boy Libby Hathorn , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Playground Shaun Tan , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Snake Man James Moloney , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Crescent Moon Jonathan Harlen , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Fort Gary Crew , 1998 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Goddess [et al] Lina Paladino , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 7 no. 1 1999; (p. 43-44)

— Review of The Goddess Robin Klein , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Spirited Boy Libby Hathorn , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Playground Shaun Tan , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Snake Man James Moloney , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Crescent Moon Jonathan Harlen , 1998 single work children's fiction ; The Fort Gary Crew , 1998 single work children's fiction
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