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y separately published work icon The Giant's Tooth single work   children's fiction   children's   fantasy  
Is part of Troy and Tania Gillian Rubinstein , series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 The Giant's Tooth
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When a brother and sister find a giant tooth on the beach Tania is very concerned that if they souvenir it, the owner will not believe in the tooth fairy.

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Book Bug John Armstrong , Peita Letchford , Ray Boseley , Cameron Clarke , Margaret Clark , Mark Poole , ( dir. Ian Watson et. al. )agent Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2003 Z1853228 2003 series - publisher film/TV children's fantasy science fiction

A series of short dramas from children, adapted from the works of Australian and New Zealand authors. Not all of the episodes contain speculative-fiction content, though the majority do.

In 'The Giant's Tooth', two children assist a young giant who has lost his tooth.

In 'Pumped Up', a young boy's grandfather designs a pair of basketball boots that enable the wearer to perform feats of great physical strength and dexterity.

In 'Ben and the Alien Invasion', a young boy and his talking wart save the world from an alien invasion.

In 'Bull Harris and the Purple Ooze', a group of friends outsmart the class bully with the help of a mysterious miniature brain.

In 'The Mystery of the Talking Tail', a young boy helps a demanding talking tail find a new home.

In 'Rose Meets Mr Wintergarden', a young girl helps a reclusive old man re-enter life.

In 'Skating on Sand', a young girl overcomes rocky terrain and sibling rivalry to teach herself how to roller blade.

Notes

  • Published in braille format and sound recording.
    Dramatised by ABC TV 1995.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Also published in the UK 1995.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1993 .
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      Extent: [62]p.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0670844705
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1995 .
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      Extent: 59p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0140363874 (pbk.)

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The Shortlisted Books for the Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Alfred R. Mappin , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 9 no. 2 1994; (p. 12-14)

— Review of Last Week in December Ursula Dubosarsky , 1993 single work children's fiction ; Honey Sandwich Elizabeth Honey , 1993 selected work poetry ; The Best Beak in Boonaroo Bay Narelle Oliver , 1993 single work picture book ; The Paw Natalie Jane Prior , 1993 single work picture book ; Rowan of Rin Emily Rodda , 1993 single work children's fiction ; The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction ; First Light Gary Crew , 1993 single work picture book ; Dog Tales Janet McLean , 1993 single work picture book ; Is It True, Grandfather? Wendy Lohse , 1993 single work picture book ; Toby Margaret Wild , 1993 single work picture book ; Featherbys Mary Steele , 1993 single work novel ; Lucy in the Leap Year Nadia Wheatley , 1993 single work children's fiction ; The Gathering Isobelle Carmody , 1993 single work novel ; The Collectors Robert Carter , 1993 single work novel ; Angel's Gate Gary Crew , 1993 single work novel ; Love Me, Love Me Not Libby Gleeson , 1993 selected work children's fiction ; Seeing Things Robin Klein , 1993 single work novel ; Dougy James Moloney , 1993 single work novel ; Life in a Rotten Log Kathie Atkinson , 1993 single work information book ; Australian Owls, Frogmouths and Nightjars Jill Morris , 1993 single work non-fiction ; V for Vanishing : An Alphabet of Endangered Animals Patricia Mullins , 1993 single work information book
[Review] The Giant's Tooth Gillian Moira Robinson , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 8 no. 4 1993; (p. 29)

— Review of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Giant's Tooth Gillian Christina Dwyer , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 37 no. 3 1993; (p. 27-28)

— Review of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction
Books To Look Forward To 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 8 no. 2 1993; (p. 23)

— Review of What's for Dinner? Kathie Atkinson , 1993 single work picture book ; The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction
Under a Magic Apple Tree Meg Sorensen , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 June 1993;

— Review of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction ; Mr McGee and the Blackberry Jam Pamela Allen , 1993 single work picture book
[Review] The Giant's Tooth Gillian Christina Dwyer , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 37 no. 3 1993; (p. 27-28)

— Review of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Giant's Tooth Gillian Moira Robinson , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 8 no. 4 1993; (p. 29)

— Review of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction
Books Kids Will Love Robin Morrow , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Women's Weekly , August 1993; (p. 241)

— Review of Ariel, Zed and the Secret of Life Anna Fienberg , 1992 single work novel ; Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten Bob Graham , 1992 single work picture book ; The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction ; Hairy Charlie and the Frog Jackie French , 1993 single work picture book ; My Dearest Dinosaur Margaret Wild , 1992 single work picture book ; The Bamboo Flute Garry Disher , 1992 single work children's fiction
Under a Magic Apple Tree Meg Sorensen , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 June 1993;

— Review of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction ; Mr McGee and the Blackberry Jam Pamela Allen , 1993 single work picture book
Books To Look Forward To 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 8 no. 2 1993; (p. 23)

— Review of What's for Dinner? Kathie Atkinson , 1993 single work picture book ; The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction
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