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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Albuman's Quest
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'In the days before there were hens or even chickens, there was an egg. With the atmosphere of a medieval tale, a touch of gothic horror and a shade or two of teenage mutant ninja turtles, Albuman's Quest combines photography, sculpture, watercolour painting and jewellery. Like the fragile hero in a jerky old movie, Albuman stumbles through an increasingly menacing landscape. With the forest-dwelling Ovatia as his companion, he finally confronts the evil albuminoid and is reunited with his own kind. Created from eggs, doll's eyes and antique cutlery, the characters for the book were originally conceived as actors for a miniature theatre piece or short animated film. The authors soon realised that the story could be told through a series of 'stills' and the result is a picture book to tantalise older readers.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Lothian , 2001 .
      image of person or book cover 123700870958277993.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 32p.p.
      ISBN: 0734401663

Works about this Work

Untitled Sandi Toose , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 2 2002; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book
[Review] The Kraken H. M. Saxby , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 30)

— Review of The Kraken Gary Crew , 2001 single work picture book ; Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book
Embracing Ambiguity Wendy Cooper , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 9 no. 3 2001; (p. 28-29)
Hidden Details, Hidden Stories Virginia Lowe , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 231 2001; (p. 61-62)

— Review of Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book ; Baby Bilby, Where Do You Sleep? Narelle Oliver , 2001 single work picture book ; Little School Beth Norling , 2001 single work picture book
CoverNotes Lucy Sussex , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 April 2001; (p. 11)

— Review of Heddy and Me Susan Varga , 1994 single work biography ; Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book
[Review] The Kraken H. M. Saxby , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 30)

— Review of The Kraken Gary Crew , 2001 single work picture book ; Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book
CoverNotes Lucy Sussex , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 April 2001; (p. 11)

— Review of Heddy and Me Susan Varga , 1994 single work biography ; Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book
Hidden Details, Hidden Stories Virginia Lowe , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 231 2001; (p. 61-62)

— Review of Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book ; Baby Bilby, Where Do You Sleep? Narelle Oliver , 2001 single work picture book ; Little School Beth Norling , 2001 single work picture book
Untitled Sandi Toose , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 2 2002; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Albuman's Quest 2001 single work picture book
Embracing Ambiguity Wendy Cooper , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 9 no. 3 2001; (p. 28-29)
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