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y separately published work icon The Dragon Stone single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Is part of The Plum Rain Scroll Series Ruth Manley , 1978 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 The Dragon Stone
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'The Dragon Stone is filled with characters from Japanese folklore and mythology, and continues the chronicles of Idzumo, old Japan.

'Once more the evil Lord Marishoten tries to obtain universal power and to seize the Chrysanthemum Throne - this time through possession of the Dragon Stone. "Fashioned in blood and fire and hate and death," the Dragon Stone brings to its holder power over the wills of men. Tied to the Stone are the dreaded Fuma, dark winds of hell, creatures of the Hag of the Three Ways...

'Once more, Prince Hachi, Lord-Eight-Thousand-Spears, leads the Mikado's kinsfolk to his rescue and defence.' (Source: Bookseller)

Affiliation Notes

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

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Other Formats

  • Also braille, sound recording.

Works about this Work

Children's Book of the Year Award, 1983 : A Judge's Report by Students at The Geelong College, Victoria 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , October no. 89 1983; (p. 12-14)
Eight students, Simon Chalmers, Naomi Druce, Sophie Gebhart, Michaela Manwaring, Sean Milne, Campbell Moody, Tim Neal and Andrew Rutherford argued and decided from the 1983 shortlisted books a winner and three runners-up for the Book of the Year Award. Their report was compiled before the announcement of the Children's Book Council of Australia's 1983 winners.
[Review] Toby's Millions [et al] Walter McVitty , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 March 1983;

— Review of Toby's Millions Morris Lurie , 1982 single work children's fiction ; The Watcher in the Garden Joan Phipson , 1982 single work children's fiction ; Thing Robin Klein , 1982 single work children's fiction ; The Left Overs Eleanor Spence , 1982 single work children's fiction ; The Dragon Stone Ruth Manley , 1982 single work novel ; Three Way Street Bron Nicholls , 1982 single work novel ; Moonlight 1982 single work picture book ; Battles in the Bath Peter Pavey , 1982 single work picture book
Untitled Eve Pownall , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 84 1982; (p. 51-52)

— Review of The Dragon Stone Ruth Manley , 1982 single work novel
[Review] Toby's Millions [et al] Walter McVitty , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 March 1983;

— Review of Toby's Millions Morris Lurie , 1982 single work children's fiction ; The Watcher in the Garden Joan Phipson , 1982 single work children's fiction ; Thing Robin Klein , 1982 single work children's fiction ; The Left Overs Eleanor Spence , 1982 single work children's fiction ; The Dragon Stone Ruth Manley , 1982 single work novel ; Three Way Street Bron Nicholls , 1982 single work novel ; Moonlight 1982 single work picture book ; Battles in the Bath Peter Pavey , 1982 single work picture book
Untitled Eve Pownall , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 84 1982; (p. 51-52)

— Review of The Dragon Stone Ruth Manley , 1982 single work novel
Children's Book of the Year Award, 1983 : A Judge's Report by Students at The Geelong College, Victoria 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , October no. 89 1983; (p. 12-14)
Eight students, Simon Chalmers, Naomi Druce, Sophie Gebhart, Michaela Manwaring, Sean Milne, Campbell Moody, Tim Neal and Andrew Rutherford argued and decided from the 1983 shortlisted books a winner and three runners-up for the Book of the Year Award. Their report was compiled before the announcement of the Children's Book Council of Australia's 1983 winners.
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