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y separately published work icon Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs single work   picture book   fable   horror   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Violent fairytale set in 16th century Italy. Hooky the cripple was constantly beaten as a child by Manuello the butcher. But when he fights back against his tormentor, he must face the consequences.

(Source: Booktopia)

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Hunchbackedness.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Annandale, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Pluto Press , 2002 .
      Extent: 1 v.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1864031654

Works about this Work

Untitled Deborah Hunn , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 82 2004; (p. 146-148)

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Untitled Deborah Hunn , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , Aug/Sep no. 18 2003;

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Untitled Rod Moran , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 August 2002; (p. 15)

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Chopper's Grim Fable for Schools Matthew Spencer , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 4 June 2002;
Read All About It Tony Squires , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 June 2002; (p. 2)
Untitled Deborah Hunn , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , Aug/Sep no. 18 2003;

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Untitled Deborah Hunn , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 82 2004; (p. 146-148)

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Soft Covers Cameron Woodhead , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 June 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Untitled Rod Moran , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 August 2002; (p. 15)

— Review of Hooky the Cripple : The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs Mark Brandon Read , 2002 single work picture book
Little Chop of Horrors Michael Hutak , 2001 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 June vol. 119 no. 6278 2001; (p. 68-69)
Chopper Read Pens First Children's Book 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 9 June 2001; (p. 4)
Chopper's Jail-Cell Fairytale Jennifer Sexton , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 July 2001; (p. 19)
Chopper Unleashes a Tale Grim Ashley Crawford , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 May 2002; (p. 5)
Natural Born Kidder Patrick Carlyon , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 4 June vol. 120 no. 6327 2002; (p. 32-34)
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