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Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Adrift
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While playing pirates with his little sister and her cat in an old crate he finds on the beach, a young boy suddenly discovers they are adrift on the sea and that he must somehow keep them all alive.

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

    • Victoria,: Nelson , 1984 .
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      Extent: 112p.
      ISBN: 0170063682
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Blackie ,
      1989 .
      Extent: 111p.p.
      ISBN: 9780216927179, 021692717X
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Puffin ,
      1994 .
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      Extent: 119p.p.
      ISBN: 9780140370102, 0140370102
Alternative title: 木箱にのった漂流
Transliterated title: Kibako ni notta hyōryū
Language: Japanese

Works about this Work

For Intermediate Readers E.S.W. , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Sept/October vol. 68 no. 5 1992; (p. 584)

— Review of Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction
[Review] Adrift 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald (Sydney), , 21 July 1985;

— Review of Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction
[Review] Dancing in the Anzac Deli [et al] 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 April 1985;

— Review of Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
[Review] The Tree Witches [et al] 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 19-26 July 1985; (p. 35)

— Review of The Tree Witches Gwenda Turner , 1983 single work picture book ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox , 1984 single work picture book ; Eleanor, Elizabeth Libby Gleeson , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction
The 1985 Australian Children's Book Awards Margaret Dunkle , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 72 1985; (p. 8-10)

— Review of Home in the Sky Jeannie Baker , 1984 single work picture book ; Ayu and the Perfect Moon David Cox , 1984 single work picture book ; Arthur Amanda Graham , 1984 single work picture book ; The Angel with a Mouth-Organ Christobel Mattingley , 1984 single work picture book ; The Inch Boy Helen Smith (translator), 1984 single work picture book ; There's a Sea in My Bedroom Margaret Wild , 1984 single work picture book ; The Tree Witches Gwenda Turner , 1983 single work picture book ; Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox , 1984 single work picture book ; The True Story of Lilli Stubeck James Aldridge , 1984 single work novel ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Eleanor, Elizabeth Libby Gleeson , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
The 1985 Australian Children's Book Awards Margaret Dunkle , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 72 1985; (p. 8-10)

— Review of Home in the Sky Jeannie Baker , 1984 single work picture book ; Ayu and the Perfect Moon David Cox , 1984 single work picture book ; Arthur Amanda Graham , 1984 single work picture book ; The Angel with a Mouth-Organ Christobel Mattingley , 1984 single work picture book ; The Inch Boy Helen Smith (translator), 1984 single work picture book ; There's a Sea in My Bedroom Margaret Wild , 1984 single work picture book ; The Tree Witches Gwenda Turner , 1983 single work picture book ; Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox , 1984 single work picture book ; The True Story of Lilli Stubeck James Aldridge , 1984 single work novel ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Eleanor, Elizabeth Libby Gleeson , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
[Review] The Tree Witches [et al] 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 19-26 July 1985; (p. 35)

— Review of The Tree Witches Gwenda Turner , 1983 single work picture book ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Mem Fox , 1984 single work picture book ; Eleanor, Elizabeth Libby Gleeson , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction
[Review] Dancing in the Anzac Deli [et al] 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 April 1985;

— Review of Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Me and Jeshua Eleanor Spence , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Something Special Emily Rodda , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Papio Victor Kelleher , 1984 single work novel ; Penny Pollard's Letters Robin Klein , 1984 single work correspondence ; Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction ; Hating Alison Ashley Robin Klein , 1984 single work novel
For Intermediate Readers E.S.W. , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Sept/October vol. 68 no. 5 1992; (p. 584)

— Review of Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction
[Review] Adrift 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald (Sydney), , 21 July 1985;

— Review of Adrift Allan Baillie , 1984 single work children's fiction

Awards

1985 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year Award
1983 inaugural winner Kathleen Fidler Award International Awards Fidler Award
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