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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Sheep Dogs
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When a farmer decides he needs working sheepdogs instead of the farm pets, Mac and Kelly, they misunderstand and decide to disguise themselves as dogs that look like sheep. Of course they are found out when the real sheepdogs try to round them up. Chaos follows but all four dogs eventually become friends.

Affiliation Notes

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

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1995 .
      Extent: 28p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 0140555404 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Nojyo ha Osawagi
Language: Japanese
    • c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Hyoronsha ,
      1990 .
      Extent: 28p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 4566003531

Works about this Work

Know the Author/Illustrator : Peter Gouldthorpe Rae Carlyle (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 26 no. 4 2011; (p. 14-17)
'Peter Gouldthorpe, a CBCA award winning illustrator, has been colouring the pages of Australian children's literature for nearly three decades. His literary career was launched in 1983 with the publication of Jonah and the Manly Ferry, which he both illustrated and wrote. The intervening years have seen him bring to rich visual life the words of authors such as Paul Jennings, Colin Thiele, and Gary Crew (q.q.v.). His own words, however, have remained mostly unprinted, but with the release of his latest book No Return: Captain Scott's Race to the Pole he once again fills the dual roles of author and illustrator.' (p. 14)
Childhood Fantasy Not Betrayed Frances Kelly , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 March 1991;

— Review of Tessa Snaps Snakes Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; Russell and the Star Shell H. M. Saxby , 1990 single work picture book ; Farmer Pelz's Pumpkins Colin Thiele , 1990 single work picture book ; Amy's Monster Jenny Wagner , 1990 single work picture book ; Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Heather Pearce , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 6 no. 1 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Stella Lees , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 1 1991; (p. 13)

— Review of Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book
Challenging Books for Children Scott Johnston , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Examiner , 25 August 1990; (p. 8)

— Review of Drummond : The Search for Sarah Sally Odgers , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book
Challenging Books for Children Scott Johnston , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Examiner , 25 August 1990; (p. 8)

— Review of Drummond : The Search for Sarah Sally Odgers , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Stella Lees , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 1 1991; (p. 13)

— Review of Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Heather Pearce , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 6 no. 1 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book
Childhood Fantasy Not Betrayed Frances Kelly , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 March 1991;

— Review of Tessa Snaps Snakes Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; Russell and the Star Shell H. M. Saxby , 1990 single work picture book ; Farmer Pelz's Pumpkins Colin Thiele , 1990 single work picture book ; Amy's Monster Jenny Wagner , 1990 single work picture book ; Sheep Dogs Jack Bedson , 1990 single work picture book ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book
Know the Author/Illustrator : Peter Gouldthorpe Rae Carlyle (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 26 no. 4 2011; (p. 14-17)
'Peter Gouldthorpe, a CBCA award winning illustrator, has been colouring the pages of Australian children's literature for nearly three decades. His literary career was launched in 1983 with the publication of Jonah and the Manly Ferry, which he both illustrated and wrote. The intervening years have seen him bring to rich visual life the words of authors such as Paul Jennings, Colin Thiele, and Gary Crew (q.q.v.). His own words, however, have remained mostly unprinted, but with the release of his latest book No Return: Captain Scott's Race to the Pole he once again fills the dual roles of author and illustrator.' (p. 14)
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