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y separately published work icon Wings Above Billabong single work   children's fiction   children's  
Is part of Billabong Books Mary Grant Bruce , 1910-1942 series - author children's fiction (number 12 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1935... 1935 Wings Above Billabong
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'Freddy Paxton and Jack Young fly their aeroplanes from Queensland to Billabong, wowing everyone who sees them.  They are there to help mine the gold, as only trusted friends are in the know.  But word gets out, and a couple of casual shearers steal the gold that is ready to go to the bank, using one of the planes for their getaway, and kidnapping young Bill along with them.  Bill uses all his resources to outwit them and escape, rescues the ‘Christmas pudding’ and makes friends with a lively little old lady on whose farm he has landed.'  (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Ward, Lock ,
      1935 .
      image of person or book cover 4982922417420583903.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 252p.
      Description: [4] leaves of plates.
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Ward, Lock ,
      1950-1959 .
      Extent: 252p.
      Description: [1] leaf of plates : 1 illus.
      Series: Popular Gift Books Ward, Lock (publisher), 1929-1954 series - publisher children's fiction children's Number in series: 257
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1993 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 306p.
      Edition info: rev. ed.
      ISBN: 0207175209 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

A Bookman's Christmas Letter to Young People The Bookman , 1935 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 3 December vol. 7 no. 12 1935; (p. 200, 202)

— Review of Wings Above Billabong Mary Grant Bruce , 1935 single work children's fiction ; Sandy Ann Shead , 1935 single work children's fiction

These reviews are in the form of a letter to the "Dear Young People" recommending books for Christmas. Titles also include Pricess Elizabeth Gift Book, Chums, The Girls Own Annual and Modern Boy.

A Bookman's Christmas Letter to Young People The Bookman , 1935 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 3 December vol. 7 no. 12 1935; (p. 200, 202)

— Review of Wings Above Billabong Mary Grant Bruce , 1935 single work children's fiction ; Sandy Ann Shead , 1935 single work children's fiction

These reviews are in the form of a letter to the "Dear Young People" recommending books for Christmas. Titles also include Pricess Elizabeth Gift Book, Chums, The Girls Own Annual and Modern Boy.

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