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Issue Details: First known date: 1910... 1910 Freckles
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'Relates the story of a small boy, Len Templeton, who goes to live with his uncle on "Goonambery" Station. The novel is in the sentimental style of the period: an innocent and loveable boy wins over the crusty bachelors and brings joy to everyone. However, Freckles's charm is conveyed with flair, and Daskein's evocation of the countryside during a drought provides a strong picture of a uniquely Australian experience' (Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature 124).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Moring ,
      1910 .
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      Link: 8503068Full text document AustLit Full Text
      Extent: 154, [4] leaves of platesp.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Illustrated by Jack Somers.
      • Digitised by AustLit, 2010, from the collection of the Fryer Library, University of Queensland.
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