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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Last Alchemist
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'Spinifex, the nineteenth alchemist, must discover the secret of turning base metals into gold before the dawn of the new Millennium or he is finished. His schemes, growing stranger and wilder each day, finally result in a monstrous machine, driven by the power of the sun. Will Spinifex succeed or will the secret of gold remain a mystery forever? With its stunning artwork and bold narrative, Colin Thompson’s magnificent picture book engages the reader in an intricate world of myth and magic where things are never quite what they seem.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hutchinson ,
      1999 .
      ISBN: 0091769426
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Red Fox ,
      2001 .
      Extent: 32p.
      ISBN: 0099408996
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2010 .
      image of person or book cover 3790348821655405119.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 1vp.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 March 2010
      ISBN: 9781741664171

Works about this Work

Untitled Lorraine Dobbie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 63)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Erika Noble , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 13 no. 3 1999; (p. 40)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Nola Allen , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 14 no. 2 1999; (p. 31)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Julie Taylor , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 43 no. 2 1999; (p. 17)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Imagination's Other Place Margaret Dunkle , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 215 1999; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Luke's Way of Looking Nadia Wheatley , 1999 single work picture book ; Jenny Angel Margaret Wild , 1999 single work picture book ; The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book ; Mr McGee and the Perfect Nest Pamela Allen , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Julie Taylor , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 43 no. 2 1999; (p. 17)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Nola Allen , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 14 no. 2 1999; (p. 31)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Lorraine Dobbie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 63)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Erika Noble , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 13 no. 3 1999; (p. 40)

— Review of The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
Wordplay Nicola Robinson , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 210 1999; (p. 64)

— Review of The Pear in the Pear Tree Pamela Allen , 1999 single work picture book ; Pig Out! Sascha Hutchinson , 1999 single work picture book ; The Last Alchemist Colin Thompson , 1999 single work picture book
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