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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 Desert Dog
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'Based on an incident in Jimmy Pike's childhood in the Great Sandy Desert, this is a magical tale for children about Spinifex, a dingo pup who is adopted by a family who live in a traditional way, moving from waterhole to waterhole. What happens to Spinifex when she encounters station life provides a strong analogy with Aboriginal peoples' first contact with Europeans. Internationally acclaimed artist Jimmy Pike's superb illustrations bring the story to life. Winner of Western Australian Premier's Children's Book Award 1998.' (Source: Magabala Books)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 1997 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Magabala Books
      Extent: xii, 65p.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1875641351 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Aboriginal Australians in Asia : Travel Experiences of Three Men from the Kimberley Region of Western Australia Pat Lowe , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios 2010; (p. 29-34)
Tale of a Dingo from the Desert 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 March no. 172 1998; (p. 27)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
'This is the third book by Pat Lowe and Jimmy Pike, who are both dog lovers...'
[Review] Desert Dog Alison Gregg , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 13 no. 1 1998; (p. 35)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
[Review] Desert Dog Rosemary Buchanan , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 42 no. 2 1998; (p. 23)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
[Review] Desert Dog Kevin Steinberger , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 6 no. 2 1998; (p. 43)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
[Review] Desert Dog Rosemary Buchanan , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 42 no. 2 1998; (p. 23)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
[Review] Desert Dog Alison Gregg , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 13 no. 1 1998; (p. 35)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
[Review] Desert Dog Kevin Steinberger , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 6 no. 2 1998; (p. 43)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
Tale of a Dingo from the Desert 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 March no. 172 1998; (p. 27)

— Review of Desert Dog Pat Lowe , 1997 single work children's fiction
'This is the third book by Pat Lowe and Jimmy Pike, who are both dog lovers...'
Aboriginal Australians in Asia : Travel Experiences of Three Men from the Kimberley Region of Western Australia Pat Lowe , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios 2010; (p. 29-34)
Last amended 19 Nov 2017 15:33:57
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  • Great Sandy Desert, Central desert areas, Western Australia,
  • Desert,
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