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Issue Details: First known date: 1974... 1974 Fly West
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'An account of a rookie Australian Air Force squadron stationed in England during World War II.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: To Barbara Ker Wilson.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson ,
      1974 .
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      Extent: xi, 175p.p.
      Description: illus. (on lining papers).
      ISBN: 0207130027
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Macmillan ,
      1975 .
      Extent: 174p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      ISBN: 0027861600
    • Harmondsworth, Middlesex,
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      Penguin ,
      1978 .
      Extent: 192p.
      ISBN: 0140471189
      Series: Peacock Books Penguin (publisher), series - publisher
Alternative title: Direccion Oeste
Language: Spanish
    • Madrid,
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      Spain,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      S.M. ,
      1984 .
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      Extent: 269p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1985 , 1986 , 1987
      ISBN: 8434812762

Other Formats

  • Also braille, sound recording.

Works about this Work

Attitudes to War in Australian Children's Literature Anne M. O'Sullivan , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , April vol. 5 no. 1 1994; (p. 34-48)
O'Sullivan seeks to 'identify attitudes to war in Australian children's literature' in the period 1914-1994, noting in particular the movement from identification with Britain and the Empire in the early decades of this period to an affinity with Asia and the Pacific in the latter decades (34). The discussion begins with a literature review of Australian and overseas critical research in this field and then surveys a large number of (mainly Australian) novels with war as the central/pivotal theme. O'Sullivan concludes that there has been a change in attitudes to war in Australian children's literature, whereby 'once Australia was part of the British Empire and prepared to fight for that anywhere in the world, now multicultural Australia takes a broader view and sees herself as part of a global family' (47).
Critic Comments on Awards Millicent Jones , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 July 1976;

— Review of Flowers for Samantha Letitia Parr , 1975 single work picture book ; Bennelong Joan Phipson , 1975 single work biography ; Cat on Hot Bricks Noreen Shelley , 1975 single work children's fiction ; Fly West Ivan Southall , 1974 single work autobiography ; Rough Road South Valerie Thompson , 1975 single work children's fiction ; The Sea Waits Ron Forbes , 1975 single work picture book ; A Dog Called George Margaret Balderson , 1975 single work children's fiction ; Keep Out Noela Young , 1975 single work picture book ; Annie's Rainbow Ron Brooks , 1975 single work picture book
Critic Comments on Awards Millicent Jones , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 July 1976;

— Review of Flowers for Samantha Letitia Parr , 1975 single work picture book ; Bennelong Joan Phipson , 1975 single work biography ; Cat on Hot Bricks Noreen Shelley , 1975 single work children's fiction ; Fly West Ivan Southall , 1974 single work autobiography ; Rough Road South Valerie Thompson , 1975 single work children's fiction ; The Sea Waits Ron Forbes , 1975 single work picture book ; A Dog Called George Margaret Balderson , 1975 single work children's fiction ; Keep Out Noela Young , 1975 single work picture book ; Annie's Rainbow Ron Brooks , 1975 single work picture book
Attitudes to War in Australian Children's Literature Anne M. O'Sullivan , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , April vol. 5 no. 1 1994; (p. 34-48)
O'Sullivan seeks to 'identify attitudes to war in Australian children's literature' in the period 1914-1994, noting in particular the movement from identification with Britain and the Empire in the early decades of this period to an affinity with Asia and the Pacific in the latter decades (34). The discussion begins with a literature review of Australian and overseas critical research in this field and then surveys a large number of (mainly Australian) novels with war as the central/pivotal theme. O'Sullivan concludes that there has been a change in attitudes to war in Australian children's literature, whereby 'once Australia was part of the British Empire and prepared to fight for that anywhere in the world, now multicultural Australia takes a broader view and sees herself as part of a global family' (47).
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