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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Imagine
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This book observes a young girl and boy at play. They imagine a whole list of scenarios ranging from the jungle to crossing the icecaps to the ocean. Their final scenario is their very own play house complete with a cat on the bed and a dog at the door. The written text is enriched by very detailed illustrations. (Source: Book)

Affiliation Notes

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

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Boston, Massachusetts,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Houghton Mifflin ,
      1990 .
      Extent: 31p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0395537533
    • St Leonards, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 1992 .
      image of person or book cover 7604420799808490497.jpg
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      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1863732624
      Series: y separately published work icon A Little Ark Book Allen and Unwin (publisher), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 1988- 11639330 1988 series - publisher
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2005 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Reprinted: 2017
      ISBN: 1741147123 (pbk.)
Language: French

Works about this Work

Worth a Thousand Words : The Top 10 Best Australian Children’s Picture Books Nicholas Reece , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 December 2013;

'The academics and the “mummy bloggers” are in furious agreement – reading picture books to children is one of the best things you can do for a child’s development.

It also happens to be, in the opinion of this humble author, one of the best things an adult can do for their own development. A reminder that the greatest joys in life are often the simplest.' (Introduction)

After the Clock It's...It's Time For the Story! Sally Zwartz , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 28 no. 5 2013; (p. 8-11)
Small Wonders Gail MacCallum , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 August vol. 121 no. 6387 2003; (p. 83)

— Review of Diary of a Wombat Jackie French , 2002 single work picture book ; The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley (Who Planned to Live an Unusual Life) Martine Murray , 2002 single work children's fiction ; Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book
[Review] Imagine Jill Bennett , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The School Librarian , February vol. 40 no. 1 1992; (p. 16)

— Review of Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book
Alison Lester : Author/Illustrator Alfred R. Mappin (interviewer), 1990 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 5 no. 1 1990; (p. 21-23)
Alison Lester talks about her literary career, and the inspirations and influences behind her works.
Small Wonders Gail MacCallum , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 August vol. 121 no. 6387 2003; (p. 83)

— Review of Diary of a Wombat Jackie French , 2002 single work picture book ; The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley (Who Planned to Live an Unusual Life) Martine Murray , 2002 single work children's fiction ; Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book
Santa's Selections for Children Sally McInerney , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 December 1989; (p. 46)

— Review of The Ghost in Abigail Terrace Robin Klein , 1989 single work picture book ; Gumboots and Other Risks Gillian Barnett , 1989 single work children's fiction ; The Great Deeds of Superheroes H. M. Saxby , 1989 selected work children's fiction ; Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book ; The Very Best of Friends Margaret Wild , 1989 single work picture book ; A Nice Walk in the Jungle Nan Bodsworth , 1989 single work picture book ; Rain for Christmas Richard Tulloch , 1989 single work picture book ; Came Back to Show You I Could Fly Robin Klein , 1989 single work novel ; Balyet Patricia Wrightson , 1989 single work novel ; The School for Laughter Terry Denton , 1989 single work picture book ; The Lighthouse Keeper's Breakfast Ronda Armitage , 1999 single work picture book ; The Lighthouse Keeper's Rescue Ronda Armitage , 1989 single work picture book
With a Little Imagination... Leonie Tyle , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 July 1990; (p. 7)

— Review of Something Rich and Strange Margaret Wild , 1990 single work children's fiction ; The 9 Lives of Balthazar Anna Fienberg , 1989 single work picture book ; I Went Walking Sue Machin , 1989 single work picture book ; Hero Allan Baillie , 1990 single work novel ; Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book
What the Children Recommend Judith White , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 December 1989;

— Review of Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book
World-Class Children's Books Laurie Copping , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 May 1990; (p. B8)

— Review of The Journey Home Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book ; A Nice Walk in the Jungle Nan Bodsworth , 1989 single work picture book ; Imagine Alison Lester , 1989 single work picture book
Alison Lester : Author/Illustrator Alfred R. Mappin (interviewer), 1990 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 5 no. 1 1990; (p. 21-23)
Alison Lester talks about her literary career, and the inspirations and influences behind her works.
After the Clock It's...It's Time For the Story! Sally Zwartz , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 28 no. 5 2013; (p. 8-11)
Worth a Thousand Words : The Top 10 Best Australian Children’s Picture Books Nicholas Reece , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 December 2013;

'The academics and the “mummy bloggers” are in furious agreement – reading picture books to children is one of the best things you can do for a child’s development.

It also happens to be, in the opinion of this humble author, one of the best things an adult can do for their own development. A reminder that the greatest joys in life are often the simplest.' (Introduction)

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