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'When fourteen-year-old Tom Taylor moves to Darwin with his family, he hardly guesses that tragedy will soon change his life forever. Although Tom helps to dig slit trenches, and though the Japanese edge closer through Malaysia and Singapore, the war seems far away.' (Publication summary)

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  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it contains references to Japanese people.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2002 .
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      Extent: 199p.
      ISBN: 186504363X
      Series: y separately published work icon My Story Scholastic Press (publisher), Lindfield London Auckland : Scholastic Press , 2000-2005 Z1481768 2000 series - publisher children's fiction children's
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2005 .
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      Extent: 195p.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. 191-193.

        For upper primary/lower secondary school children.

      ISBN: 1865048534 (hbk.) :
      Series: y separately published work icon My Australian Story Scholastic Press (publisher), Gosford : Scholastic Press , 2005- Z1398313 2000 series - publisher children's fiction children's A series of children's books, many of them historical fiction, that each highlight an aspect of Australian experience. Written in diary form.
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2018 .
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      Extent: 192p.
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      • Published 1 March 2018

      ISBN: 9781742769561
      Series: y separately published work icon My Australian Story Scholastic Press (publisher), Gosford : Scholastic Press , 2005- Z1398313 2000 series - publisher children's fiction children's A series of children's books, many of them historical fiction, that each highlight an aspect of Australian experience. Written in diary form.

Works about this Work

War and Dispossession in Children's Books Robin Morrow , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Classroom , vol. 23 no. 3 2003; (p. 6-8)
Untitled Sally Pyvis , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 3 2002; (p. 59)

— Review of The Bombing of Darwin, The Diary of Tom Taylor, 1942 Alan R. Tucker , 2002 single work children's fiction
War and History Ruth Starke , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 10 no. 4 2002; (p. 29-30)
Untitled Moira Robinson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 17 no. 4 2002; (p. 37)

— Review of The Bombing of Darwin, The Diary of Tom Taylor, 1942 Alan R. Tucker , 2002 single work children's fiction
Untitled Moira Robinson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 17 no. 4 2002; (p. 37)

— Review of The Bombing of Darwin, The Diary of Tom Taylor, 1942 Alan R. Tucker , 2002 single work children's fiction
Untitled Sally Pyvis , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 3 2002; (p. 59)

— Review of The Bombing of Darwin, The Diary of Tom Taylor, 1942 Alan R. Tucker , 2002 single work children's fiction
War and Dispossession in Children's Books Robin Morrow , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Classroom , vol. 23 no. 3 2003; (p. 6-8)
War and History Ruth Starke , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 10 no. 4 2002; (p. 29-30)
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