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Alternative title: The Blinky Bill Collection : Australia's Favourite Koala and His Creator, Dorothy Wall
Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories
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Notes

  • Volume 2 of a two volume set entitled The Blinky Bill Collection, the first volume of which is a biography, Dorothy Wall, the Creator of Blinky Bill.
  • Dedication: 'Dedicated to my son Peter and all other Peters and Johns and Bobs and Toms and Marys and Bettys and Joans and Pats and all kind children.'

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Blinky Bill, the Quaint Little Australian, Dorothy Wall , Dorothy Wall (illustrator), 1933 single work children's fiction children's humour Blinky Bill : A Quaint Little Australian (p. 3-58)
Note: With title: Blinky Bill : A Quaint Little Australian.
Blinky Bill Grows Up, Dorothy Wall , 1934 single work children's fiction children's Blinky Bill Grows Up : Further Adventures of the Quaint Little Australian (p. 61-129)
Note: With title: Blinky Bill Grows Up : Further Adventures of the Quaint Little Australian.
Blinky Bill and Nutsy : Two Little Australians, Dorothy Wall , 1937 single work children's fiction children's (p. 132-215)
Blinky Bill Joins the Army, Dorothy Wall , 1940 single work children's fiction children's
Blinky Bill plays soldiers in the bush with his friends: frogs, tadpoles, and rabbits. Some Australian soldiers, who are looking for a mascot, see Blinky drilling his 'army' and ask him to be the mascot for Australian soldiers in Sydney. Not knowing what a mascot is, Blinky Bill at first refuses. Later, as he prepares to leave his home, Blinky celebrates with his mother and his bush friends in various celebrations.
(p. 219-304)
Blinky Bill's ABC Book, Dorothy Wall , Dorothy Wall (illustrator), 1947 single work picture book children's

'Learning is so much more fun when you can do it with Blinky Bill!

'R is for rabbit and P is for peekaboo. Discover the alphabet with mischievous Blinky Bill and his adorable Australian bush friends.' (Publication summary)

(p. 306-315)
A Tiny Story of Blinky Bill, Dorothy Wall , 1942 single work children's fiction children's
Unable to sleep, Blinky Bill sneaks out of his tree as Mrs Koala and Nutsy sleep soundly. He heads down to the stream on Farmer Brown's property, where he is surprised to meet up with his friends Splodge the Kangaroo and Wally the Wombat. Blinky Bill wants to fish in the stream, but his friends say that he won't be able to catch fish from the bank. They decide to borrow Farmer Brown's boat. The three friends set off in the boat, and strife ensues.
(p. 319-329)
The Story of Tommy Bear and the Zookies, Dorothy Wall , 1920 single work children's fiction children's (p. 332-341)
The Tale of Bridget and the Bees, Dorothy Wall , 1934 single work children's fiction children's
'Ginger Pop describes the life of the bees to Bridget' (Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature 437).
(p. 344-370)
Brownie : The Story of a Naughty Little Rabbit, Dorothy Wall , 1935 single work children's fiction children's
Tells the adventures and shenanigans of Brownie, a cheeky young rabbit, as he torments Farmer Skinty and meets and learns about various animals, including a platypus and a possum.
(p. 372-416)
Stout Fellows : Chum, Angelina Wallaby, Um-Pig and Flip, Dorothy Wall , 1936 single work children's fiction children's
'Taking a character out of Blinky Bill, The Quaint Little Australian (1933), Angelina Wallaby, [Dorothy Wall] added Chum, a small boy, and Flip, the "biggest and bulgiest frog in the bush", and Um-Pig to create Stout Fellows [...] The four friends travel through the bush to Long Ago to find Chum's home' (Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature 437).
(p. 419-464)

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Works about this Work

Review of double audio-cassette set by Mike Hayes Jackie Hammerton , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Herald Sun , 29 June 1991; (p. 53)

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
How Much Can a Blinky Fan Bear? D. D. McNicoll , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 July 1990; (p. rev 18)
For the young folk 1939 single work review
— Appears in: Country Life (Sydney) , 10 November 1939;

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
[Review] Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories 1939 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Times [Perth] , 19 November 1939; (p. 26)

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
[Review] Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories 1938 single work review
— Appears in: The NZ Railways Magazine , 1 February 1938;

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
Untitled 1933 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 November vol. 54 no. 2806 1933; (p. 5)

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
Youngster's fare 1937 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 December vol. 58 no. 3019 1937; (p. 2)

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
Untitled 1933 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 November vol. 54 no. 2806 1933;

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
A guide to readers 1933 single work review
— Appears in: Hillston Spectator , 7 December 1933;

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
Untitled 1933 single work review
— Appears in: Leongatha Star , 8 December 1933;

— Review of Blinky Bill and Friends : Selected Stories Dorothy Wall , 1988 selected work children's fiction
How Much Can a Blinky Fan Bear? D. D. McNicoll , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 July 1990; (p. rev 18)
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