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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Hidden Monastery
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"From the moment Peng fell from the stars as a tiny young creature, he and Jax have been connected. But it is not until twelve years later, when Jax stumbles across a mysterious monastery hidden deep in an ancient rainforest park, that he begins to discover his destiny - and what it means to be a Peng Master..." (source: book cover)

Notes

  • Epigraph: In the dark deep stillness of the North Swims a creature. Huge—no one knows how huge! Its name is Kun. Transforming, the creature flies. Its name, now, is Peng. When Peng ascends, he stirs up the waters for three thousand miles around. Spirals upward—a whirlwind which lifts him ninety thousand miles high. Wheeling in majesty, Peng turns and heads South. Borne by the wind for six months, he comes to rest In the Lake of Heaven. – Zhuangzi, c.250 BC

Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work contains 'Asian' characters.
  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has cultural references to China.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2006 .
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      Extent: 165p.
      ISBN: 014330268X
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2012 .
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      Extent: 165p.
      Edition info: Revised edition

Works about this Work

Untitled 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 1 2007; (p. 51)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Anne-Louise Sheehan , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 2 2006; (p. 69)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Chloe Mauger , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 21 no. 3 2006; (p. 38)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 50 no. 3 2006; (p. 32)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
A Trio of Big Adolescent Questions Ronni Phillips , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 July 2006; (p. 17)

— Review of Bird and Sugar Boy Sofie Laguna , 2006 single work children's fiction ; His Name in Fire Catherine Bateson , 2006 single work novel ; Dreamrider Barry Jonsberg , 2006 single work novel ; Monica Bloom Nick Earls , 2006 single work novel ; The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Books Kids Elli Housden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 - 25 June 2006; (p. 32)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
A Trio of Big Adolescent Questions Ronni Phillips , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 July 2006; (p. 17)

— Review of Bird and Sugar Boy Sofie Laguna , 2006 single work children's fiction ; His Name in Fire Catherine Bateson , 2006 single work novel ; Dreamrider Barry Jonsberg , 2006 single work novel ; Monica Bloom Nick Earls , 2006 single work novel ; The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 50 no. 3 2006; (p. 32)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Chloe Mauger , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 21 no. 3 2006; (p. 38)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 1 2007; (p. 51)

— Review of The Hidden Monastery Gabrielle Wang , 2006 single work children's fiction
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