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Is part of Picture Puffins series - publisher
Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Birk, the Berserker
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Birk is a failure at being a Viking because he doesn't like violence. He sneaks off and falls asleep when he is meant to be raiding a village and is captured. Birk comes to love the village and, desperate to save it from future raids, becomes very fierce - or does he?

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Untitled Kelsey Taylor , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 28)

— Review of Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kaye Throssell , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 2 1988; (p. 37)

— Review of Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction
Nude Boy in Cover-Up Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 April 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book ; So Much to Tell You John Marsden , 1987 single work novel ; Pheasant and Kingfisher Catherine H. Berndt , 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton , 1987 single work picture book ; The Landing : A Night of Birds Katherine Scholes , 1987 single work children's fiction ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence , 1987 single work novel ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley , Donna Rawlins , 1987 single work picture book ; Digging to China Donna Rawlins , 1988 single work picture book ; Obernewtyn Isobelle Carmody , 1987 single work novel ; A Paddock of Poems Max Fatchen , 1987 selected work poetry ; Looking Out For Sampson Libby Hathorn , 1987 single work children's fiction ; The Makers Victor Kelleher , 1987 single work novel ; Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction ; Tucking Mummy In Morag Loh , 1987 single work picture book
Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards: 1988 Judges' Report 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 3 1988; (p. 5-12)
Untitled Kelsey Taylor , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 28)

— Review of Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction
Nude Boy in Cover-Up Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 April 1988;

— Review of Where the Forest Meets the Sea Jeannie Baker , 1987 single work picture book ; So Much to Tell You John Marsden , 1987 single work novel ; Pheasant and Kingfisher Catherine H. Berndt , 1987 single work picture book ; The Long Red Scarf Nette Hilton , 1987 single work picture book ; The Landing : A Night of Birds Katherine Scholes , 1987 single work children's fiction ; Deezle Boy Eleanor Spence , 1987 single work novel ; My Place : The Story of Australia from Now to Then Nadia Wheatley , Donna Rawlins , 1987 single work picture book ; Digging to China Donna Rawlins , 1988 single work picture book ; Obernewtyn Isobelle Carmody , 1987 single work novel ; A Paddock of Poems Max Fatchen , 1987 selected work poetry ; Looking Out For Sampson Libby Hathorn , 1987 single work children's fiction ; The Makers Victor Kelleher , 1987 single work novel ; Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction ; Tucking Mummy In Morag Loh , 1987 single work picture book
Untitled Kaye Throssell , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 2 1988; (p. 37)

— Review of Birk, the Berserker Robin Klein , 1987 single work children's fiction
Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards: 1988 Judges' Report 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 32 no. 3 1988; (p. 5-12)
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