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Rowena Batts series - author   children's fiction   children's   humour  
First known date: 1992 Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Rowena Batts
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

The series recounts the adventures of Rowena Batts, a girl with a disability which renders her unable to speak.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    For details, see individual work records.


y separately published work icon Blabber Mouth Morris Gleitzman , Sydney : Piper , 1992 Z793704 1992 single work children's fiction children's humour

'An Australian schoolgirl who is unable to speak is embarrassed by her father's outlandish dress and behavior.'

Source: Trove

y separately published work icon Sticky Beak Morris Gleitzman , Sydney : Piper , 1993 Z795581 1993 single work children's fiction children's humour

'The last thing Rowena wants in her life right now is a cockatoo with a crook temper. She's got enough problems of her own. For a start, she's just spattered two hundred grown-ups with jelly and custard. But a crazy cockatoo, Ro discovers, can be just the friend she needs.'

Source: Trove

y separately published work icon Gift of the Gab Morris Gleitzman , Ringwood : Puffin , 1999 Z835183 1999 single work children's fiction children's humour 'I scribbled angrily in my notebook, ripped the page out and held it in front of his face. "You killed my mother," it said, "and I've got the sausages to prove it." It starts off as a normal week for Rowena. A car full of stewed apples. A police cell. A desperate struggle to keep Dad off national TV. Then her world turns upside-down. And suddenly Ro's battling French policemen, high explosives and very unusual sausages to discover painful and joyous secrets that change her life forever' (source: NLA).

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.
Last amended 16 Mar 2018 15:18:20