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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Where the Forest Meets the Sea
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'A boy and his father travel in their boat, ‘Time Machine’ to a stretch of beach beside a primordial tropical rainforest. As the boy walks among the trees he imagines the forest as it might have been in the past. Dinosaurs emerge, barely perceptible, from a tangle of trunks and vines; the faint outlines of an aboriginal child melt into a background of trees and in the final haunting scene the unspoiled vista readers have toured is overlaid with translucent images of a possible future civilisation..' (Source: Author's website)

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Unit Suitable For

AC: Year 2 (NSW Stage 1)

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Information and communication technology, Intercultural understanding, Literacy

Cross-curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Sustainability

Notes

  • Adapted for the 1987 film Where the Forest Meets the Sea directed by Jeannie Baker

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Chinese and Japanese translations.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Greenwillow Books ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0744513057 (pbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Walker Books [London] ,
      1989 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Walker Books.
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus., map
      ISBN: 0744513057
Alternative title: Mori to umi no deautokoro
Alternative title: 森と海のであうところ
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Yugakusha ,
      1988 .
      Extent: 31p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 4841605290

Works about this Work

Jeannie Baker : Mirror,Mirror... Karen Jameyson , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , May/June vol. 89 no. 3 2013; (p. 16-24)
Books, Places and the Imagination Kevin Steinberger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 16-17)
Neither Slogging at Tuck Nor Living off the Land : Food in Australian Picture Books Robin Morrow , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People 1999; (p. 79-95)
The author examines the different roles of food in literature. Six roles have been selected and examined, with examples from Australian picture books.
Jeannie Baker : Fired Up About Place Pam Macintyre , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 1995; (p. 9-11)
Interview format
Good catch hauled from children's book ocean Toss Gascoigne , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Mercury , 3 March 1990; (p. 21)

— Review of Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo Tim Winton , 1990 single work novel ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book ; Polar Story Elaine Moss , 1975 single work picture book
Book Review Aila Keto , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Newsletter of the Rainforest Conservation Society of Queensland , May 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book
Picture Book has Universal Theme, International Look, Non-sexist Tone Stephanie Owen Reeder , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 August 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton , 1987 single work picture book ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham , 1987 single work picture book
First-Time Storyteller Makes the Big Time Margaret Aitken , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 August 1988;

— Review of So Much to Tell You John Marsden , 1987 single work novel ; Crusher is Coming! Bob Graham , 1987 single work picture book ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley , Donna Rawlins , 1987 single work picture book ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence , 1987 single work novel ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton , 1987 single work picture book ; Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book
Daintree's magic captured 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 November 1988; (p. TV Guide)

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book
Celebrity Review Richard Jones , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Real to Reel: The Film Australia Newsletter , April vol. 2 no. 1 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book
Know the Author/Illustrator : Jeannie Baker H. M. Saxby , 1988 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 20-21)
Neither Slogging at Tuck Nor Living off the Land : Food in Australian Picture Books Robin Morrow , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People 1999; (p. 79-95)
The author examines the different roles of food in literature. Six roles have been selected and examined, with examples from Australian picture books.
Books, Places and the Imagination Kevin Steinberger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 16-17)
Jeannie Baker : Fired Up About Place Pam Macintyre , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 1995; (p. 9-11)
Interview format
Children's Book Council Awards Jo Goodman , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 105 1988; (p. 26-28)
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