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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Castaway Convict
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'It is 1845, Van Diemen's Land, Australia in the Point Puer boys’ prison at Port Arthur.

'Twelve year old Josh cannot remember what crime he committed, how he came to be in prison and why he is now called Tom Parish. He becomes one of very few people to escape, and these are his adventures.

'Josh travels from the bush land of EagleHawk Neck to the portside town of Hobart.

He begins to unravel the mystery of his identity with the help of his new friend Sarah and her father Captain Henry.

Join Josh and his friends (and enemies!) in this adventure tale set in amazing historical Tasmania. ' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2005 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 152p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1920694358
      Series: y separately published work icon Cygnet Young Fiction UWA Publishing (publisher), Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2004- Z1439196 2004 series - publisher children's fiction children's

Works about this Work

Untitled Esmé Kidd , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 19 no. 2 2005; (p. 40)

— Review of The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Untitled Neville Barnard , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 20 no. 3 2005; (p. 37)

— Review of The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 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. 29)

— Review of The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Historical Adventures Katharine England , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 273 2005; (p. 62-63)

— Review of All Fall Down Susan Geason , 2005 single work children's fiction ; The Astrolabe : Adventure on the Southern Seas Susan Arnott , 2005 single work children's fiction ; Our Enemy, My Friend : The Diary of Emma Shelldrake, the Adelaide Hills, 1915 Jenny Blackman , 2005 single work children's fiction ; The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Historical Adventures Katharine England , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 273 2005; (p. 62-63)

— Review of All Fall Down Susan Geason , 2005 single work children's fiction ; The Astrolabe : Adventure on the Southern Seas Susan Arnott , 2005 single work children's fiction ; Our Enemy, My Friend : The Diary of Emma Shelldrake, the Adelaide Hills, 1915 Jenny Blackman , 2005 single work children's fiction ; The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 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. 29)

— Review of The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Untitled Neville Barnard , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 20 no. 3 2005; (p. 37)

— Review of The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
Untitled Esmé Kidd , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 19 no. 2 2005; (p. 40)

— Review of The Castaway Convict Wendy Macdonald , 2005 single work children's fiction
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