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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Flytrap
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'Nancy is worried. She's said she has a Venus Flytrap, but she hasn't really got one, and now the teacher wants her to bring it in to show the class. Nancy wants so much to be the centre of attention at school that she makes up a story - a wish, really. At home Nancy is grabbing stories out of the air. Maybe the flytrap ate so many blowflies it got sick? But with the help of stories from both sides of her family - white Australian and Aboriginal - she learns something about what is true for her, and what she herself has to offer. She pesters Mum and One-two-three Gee, and their stories help her find something special of her own. What will Nancy tell her class in the morning? Flytrap is a playful and inspiring book about what stories can do.'

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    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2002 .
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      Extent: 61p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1865086088

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Works about this Work

Making Sense of 'Their' Sense of Place : Australian Children's Literature Landscape on Indigenous Land Brooke Collins-Gearing , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Children's Literature , vol. 33 no. 2 2007; (p. 27-37)

Collins-Gearing examines how representations of Indigenality, Indigenous people and life in Australian children's literature have been constructed by non-indigenous authors to accommodate a white sense of place and community, often to the exclusion of indigenous child readers.

[Review] Flytrap John D. Adams , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 46 no. 3 2002; (p. 44)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction
Children's Novels Katharine England , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 October 2002; (p. 13)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction ; Where in the World Simon French , 2002 single work children's fiction ; Boy Overboard Morris Gleitzman , 2002 single work children's fiction ; The Garden of Empress Cassia Gabrielle Wang , 2002 single work children's fiction
[Review] Flytrap Joan Zahnleiter , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 17 no. 3 2002; (p. 34-35)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction
Fantastic but not Unreal Jenny Pausacker , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 July 2002; (p. R10-R11)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction ; A Different Sort of Real : The Diary of Charlotte McKenzie, Melbourne 1918-1919 Kerry Greenwood , 2001 single work children's fiction
[Review] Flytrap John D. Adams , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 46 no. 3 2002; (p. 44)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction
Fantastic but Not Unreal Jenny Pausacker , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 July 2002; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction ; A Different Sort of Real : The Diary of Charlotte McKenzie, Melbourne 1918-1919 Kerry Greenwood , 2001 single work children's fiction
Fantastic but not Unreal Jenny Pausacker , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 July 2002; (p. R10-R11)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction ; A Different Sort of Real : The Diary of Charlotte McKenzie, Melbourne 1918-1919 Kerry Greenwood , 2001 single work children's fiction
[Review] Flytrap Joan Zahnleiter , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 17 no. 3 2002; (p. 34-35)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction
Children's Novels Katharine England , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 October 2002; (p. 13)

— Review of Flytrap Meme McDonald , Boori Pryor , 2002 single work children's fiction ; Where in the World Simon French , 2002 single work children's fiction ; Boy Overboard Morris Gleitzman , 2002 single work children's fiction ; The Garden of Empress Cassia Gabrielle Wang , 2002 single work children's fiction
Making Sense of 'Their' Sense of Place : Australian Children's Literature Landscape on Indigenous Land Brooke Collins-Gearing , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Children's Literature , vol. 33 no. 2 2007; (p. 27-37)

Collins-Gearing examines how representations of Indigenality, Indigenous people and life in Australian children's literature have been constructed by non-indigenous authors to accommodate a white sense of place and community, often to the exclusion of indigenous child readers.

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