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Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Pigs Might Fly
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Rachel was bored with having a cold and having to stay in bed so she wished very hard for something exciting to happen - and it did! She finds herself transported to a place where periodic storms occur which affect the inhabitants in strange ways and cause pigs to float in the air.

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Affiliation Notes

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

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 ,
      1986 .
      Extent: 118p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1987 several times
      ISBN: 0207153558
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Greenwillow Books ,
      1988 .
      Alternative title: The Pigs Are Flying!
      Extent: 137p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0688081304 (lib. bdg)
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1988 .
      Extent: 118p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1988 reprinted numerous times
      ISBN: 0140326340 (pbk)
      Series: Young Puffin Puffin (publisher), series - publisher
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Camelot ,
      1989 .
      Alternative title: The Pigs Are Flying!
      Extent: 137p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0380705559
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1996 .
      Extent: 118p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1998 twice , 1999 , 2000
      ISBN: 0207187266
      Series: y separately published work icon Bluegum Bluegum Paperbacks Angus and Robertson (publisher), 1987-1997 Z1528574 1987 series - publisher children's fiction children's 'Quality paperbacks for children from Angus and Robertson.'
Alternative title: Cochon vole!
Language: French
    • Toulouse,
      c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Editions Milan ,
      1988 .
      Extent: 155p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Illustrated by Domnok.
      • Copyright date.
      ISBN: 2867262828

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  • Also braille, sound recording.

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)
Oink, oink ... Fly with the pigs to fantasy land' Pamela Payne , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 January 1992;

— Review of Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Booklist , July 1988; (p. 1845)

— Review of Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled Alice Carroll , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 2 no. 2 1987; (p. 23)

— Review of Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards 1987 : The Short Lists Jo Goodman , 1987 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 2 no. 2 1987; (p. 12-13)
Untitled Alice Carroll , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 2 no. 2 1987; (p. 23)

— Review of Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction
Australian Children's Book Awards : The 1987 shortlist Margaret Dunkle , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 29-32)

— Review of Riverman Allan Baillie , 1986 single work novel ; Creatures in the Beard Margaret Wild , 1986 single work picture book ; Kojuro and the Bears Helen Smith (translator), 1987 single work picture book ; The Wild Bob Graham , 1986 single work picture book ; All About Anna and Harriet and Christopher and Me Libby Hathorn , 1986 single work children's fiction ; Melissa's Ghost Michael Dugan , 1986 single work children's fiction ; Blue Days Donna Sharp , 1986 single work novel ; Space Demons Gillian Rubinstein , 1986 single work novel ; Taronga Victor Kelleher , 1986 single work novel ; My Sister Sif Ruth Park , 1986 single work novel ; All We Know Simon French , 1986 single work children's fiction ; Animalia Graeme Base , 1986 single work picture book ; Farmer Schulz's Ducks Colin Thiele , 1986 single work picture book ; Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction ; Sister Madge's Book of Nuns Doug MacLeod , 1986 selected work poetry ; Boss of the Pool Robin Klein , 1986 single work children's fiction ; Murgatroyd's Garden Judy Zavos , 1986 single work picture book ; The Nativity Ron Lander , 1986 single work picture book
Untitled Ann L. Grieve , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Review Bulletin , vol. 87 no. 1 1987; (p. 28,32,35,37-38)

— Review of My Sister Sif Ruth Park , 1986 single work novel ; Boss of the Pool Robin Klein , 1986 single work children's fiction ; The Wild Bob Graham , 1986 single work picture book ; The Nativity Ron Lander , 1986 single work picture book ; Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction
Heroines and Happenings Eleanor Stodart , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 May 1987; (p. B3)

— Review of Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction ; The Teacher's Secret Michael Dugan , 1986 single work children's fiction
Untitled 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987;

— Review of Pigs Might Fly Emily Rodda , 1986 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards 1987 : The Short Lists Jo Goodman , 1987 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 2 no. 2 1987; (p. 12-13)
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 - 1987 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 31 no. 3 1987; (p. 10-16)
The report also includes short criticisms of the honour books and shortlisted titles and a general comment on each award category.
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