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Is part of Seadog Adventures 2005- series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Left Shoe and the Foundling
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'When Left Shoe sails into the teeth of a storm, he catches sight of a strange object riding on the crest of a towering wave. But there is something else in the water too, deep in the silent blackness. Waiting. Watching.

Before Left Shoe can return to his village in Foamy Bay, he must find the courage to defeat the seadogs greatest enemy, and rescue something precious.

Left Shoe and the Foundling is the first in a series of picture books about the Sandburrow family and their life in the seaside village of Foamy Bay.

Annie O'Dowd has been observing the natural world, sketching seadogs and talking about their adventures for many years, mainly for the entertainment of her family. Her years of doodling, telling stories and day-dreaming have resulted in a series of edge-of-your-seat adventures full of cosy charm and captivating detail.' (Publisher's blurb)

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Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 18)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
The Crichton Award 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. 14)
Drawn to a Tale Phil Brown , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 3 - 9 May no. 585 2006; (p. 29)
Book Briefs Lucy Sussex , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 17 December 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
Colour my World Fran Metcalf , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 - 20 November 2005; (p. 7)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
Kids' Lit Jodie Minus , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 October 2005; (p. 16)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction ; Cornerstone Bronwyn Blake , 2005 single work novel ; Frankenstein Margrete Lamond , 2005 single work children's fiction
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 6 November 2005; (p. 17)

— Review of The Butterfly Man Heather Rose , 2005 single work novel ; Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
Colour my World Fran Metcalf , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 - 20 November 2005; (p. 7)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
Book Briefs Lucy Sussex , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 17 December 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 18)

— Review of Left Shoe and the Foundling Annie O'Dowd , 2005 single work children's fiction
Drawn to a Tale Phil Brown , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 3 - 9 May no. 585 2006; (p. 29)
The Crichton Award 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. 14)

Awards

honour book For Annie O'Dowd's illustrations.
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