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Clarke provides an account of conversations she had with Louisa Atkinson's granddaughter, Janet Cosh while Clarke was researching Atkinson's life. The article also traces the development of Atkinson's love of the Australian bush and its fauna, her burgeoning writing career and the hardships she experienced in her personal life.
Crittenden describes the process of publishing in book form some of the works of Louisa Atkinson. He traces the design and printing processes, including the advances in technology that enabled him to establish his Australian Books on Demandseries.