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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 What the Sky Knows
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'This stunning picture book invites the reader to fly with birds and angels, float with clouds and balloons, to change colours, blow breezes and stir up storms.

What the Sky Knows challenges the traditional way of reading picture and text. Stella Danalis has used visual tricks and jokes in a very contemporary manner which will immediately engage young readers. The illustrations are bright and vivacious, and like the text, full of imagination, curiosity and wonder. They make a strong initial impact through bold images and good use of primary colours. The variety of shades, patterns and textures, which are skillfully embedded within the pictures, create a collage effect. This additional detail contributes to the richness of the picture book and its ability to engage the reader.

Follow a dreamer's journey through the vibrant landscapes of a child's world.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Indyarose. N. B.
  • Dedication: For Bianca and Lydia. S. D.

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Works about this Work

Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 May 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 27)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2006 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 50 no. 3 2006; (p. 8-14)
Gift of Soaring Imagination Rebecca Sparrow , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 - 26 June 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Karen Cunningham , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 49 no. 3 2005; (p. 32)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Liz Derouet , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 20 no. 2 2005; (p. 9)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Sky's the Limit Phil Brown , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 11 -17 May no. 538 2005; (p. 31)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Shorts: Children's Books Christopher Bantick , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 2005; (p. 17)

— Review of Run, Hare, Run! : The Story of a Drawing John Winch , 2005 single work picture book ; What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book ; Jamie's Star Sue Lawson , Rebecca Wheeler , 2004 single work picture book ; The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley Colin Thompson , 2005 single work picture book ; So Shy Vicki Morrison , 2005 single work picture book
Foibles and Fables for All Gail MacCallum , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 June vol. 123 no. 6475 2005; (p. 76-77)

— Review of Evil Genius Catherine Jinks , 2005 single work novel ; Little Boys Glenn Melenhorst , 2005 single work picture book ; What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Untitled Karen Cunningham , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 49 no. 3 2005; (p. 32)

— Review of What the Sky Knows N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work picture book
Meet a New Author and Illustrator Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 20 no. 2 2005; (p. 8-9)
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2006 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 50 no. 3 2006; (p. 8-14)
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