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Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Something Special
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A young girl dreams about the past owners of the secondhand clothes she is helping her mother sort out for the school fair.

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Angus and Robertson ,
      1984 .
      Extent: 50p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1985
      ISBN: 0207149593
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1986 .
      Extent: 50p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1986 , 1989 0140342966 pbk. , 1990
      ISBN: 0140320784
      Series: Young Puffin Puffin (publisher), series - publisher
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Henry Holt ,
      1989 .
      Extent: 74p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0805011277
      Series: A Redfeather Book Henry Holt (publisher), series - publisher
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Henry Holt ,
      1991 .
      image of person or book cover 2622572021678460709.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 74p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0805016414 (pbk)
      Series: A Redfeather Book Henry Holt (publisher), series - publisher
Alternative title: Saras hemlighet
Language: Swedish
    • Stockholm,
      c
      Sweden,
      c
      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Berghs ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 61p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9150208837

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Works about this Work

The Emily Rodda Event Belle Y. Alderman , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 12)
Judges' Report, 1985 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 96 1985; (p. 2-8)
[Review] Dancing in the Anzac Deli [et al] 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 April 1985;

— Review of Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
Untitled 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun Herald (Sydney) , 21 July 1985;

— Review of Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction
The 1985 Australian Children's Book Awards Margaret Dunkle , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 72 1985; (p. 8-10)

— Review of Home in the Sky Jeannie Baker , 1984 single work picture book ; Ayu and the Perfect Moon David Cox , 1984 single work picture book ; Arthur Amanda Graham , 1984 single work picture book ; The Angel with a Mouth-Organ Christobel Mattingley , 1984 single work picture book ; The Inch Boy Helen Smith (translator), 1984 single work picture book ; There's a Sea in My Bedroom Margaret Wild , 1984 single work picture book ; The Tree Witches Gwenda Turner , 1983 single work picture book ; Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox , 1984 single work picture book ; The True Story of Lilli Stubeck James Aldridge , 1984 single work novel ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Eleanor, Elizabeth Libby Gleeson , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
The 1985 Australian Children's Book Awards Margaret Dunkle , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 72 1985; (p. 8-10)

— Review of Home in the Sky Jeannie Baker , 1984 single work picture book ; Ayu and the Perfect Moon David Cox , 1984 single work picture book ; Arthur Amanda Graham , 1984 single work picture book ; The Angel with a Mouth-Organ Christobel Mattingley , 1984 single work picture book ; The Inch Boy Helen Smith (translator), 1984 single work picture book ; There's a Sea in My Bedroom Margaret Wild , 1984 single work picture book ; The Tree Witches Gwenda Turner , 1983 single work picture book ; Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox , 1984 single work picture book ; The True Story of Lilli Stubeck James Aldridge , 1984 single work novel ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Eleanor, Elizabeth Libby Gleeson , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
Untitled 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun Herald (Sydney) , 21 July 1985;

— Review of Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction
[Review] Dancing in the Anzac Deli [et al] 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 April 1985;

— Review of Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
The Emily Rodda Event Belle Y. Alderman , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 12)
Judges' Report, 1985 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 96 1985; (p. 2-8)
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