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Issue Details: First known date: 1944... 1944 Bush Party, and, Mother Goose Island
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Currawong , 1944 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bush Party : A Fairy Story, J. W. Heming , single work novella fantasy children's adventure
Richard is four, and he lives in Sydney. One day when Richard is playing in the empty garage, dust particles converge into the shape of a small Aboriginal man. He has a long white beard, and is a great chief, and his name is Wingaree. Wingaree asks Richard if he is coming to Wingaree’s party. Richard likes parties, and so he agrees to go. The party, Wingaree tells him, is in the bush. Richard has never been to the bush. And so he takes Wingaree’s hand, the two of them step into a ray of sunshine, and suddenly they are in the bush. Then, Richard must find his way to the party, with the help of the many talking animals he meets along the way.
(p. 3-43)
Mother Goose Island, J. W. Heming , single work short story adventure children's fantasy
After a vicious storm, various fairytale characters wash up on a strange shore. They are Mother Goose; Bo Peep; the Crooked Man; Mary, Mary Quite Contrary; The Jack of Hearts; Miss Muffet, Simple Simon; and Tom, Tom the Piper’s Son. How on earth will they get home? And will they every stop bickering?
(p. 44-64)

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