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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Doing Nothing
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Includes short stories, biographical material on the author and tips for writing.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Nelson , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Travels of Lummy's Tribe, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's
Lummy makes a habit of bringing home rubbish from the Tip and leaving it in the backyard. The next door neighbours don't appreciate it when it ends up in their pool.
(p. 1-10)
Benny and the Parachutes, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's
Benny, the electronic games freak, concentrates so hard that he gets sucked into one of his games.
(p. 11-23)
The Ghost of Chinaman's Camp, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's
When sleeping bags go missing at camp the blame is laid on the ghost of an old miner.
(p. 25-34)
Journal, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's
When Bailey is wrongfully accused of breaking a window at school he imagines writing the facts down in his school journal.
(p. 35-45)
King of the Sparrows, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's
An errant student has one skill, that of catching sparrows.
(p. 47-51)
Chapters From a Novel, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's mystery
A story from a draft novel about the survival of a group of children in a small town after the adults have disappeared.
(p. 53-61)
The Giant Rabbit and Many Others, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's (p. 63-71)
Doing Nothing, B. A. Breen , single work children's fiction children's
With no pocket money because of a list of transgressions, the boys amuse themselves for a morning around town.
(p. 73-77)

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