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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Harriet
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Harriet was a real tortoise from the Galapagos Islands... who lived for most of her long, long life in Queensland.

When Harriet died in 2006, at the great age of about 175-years-old, she had become one of the world's most famous tortoises.

It was said she was one of the tortoises collected by the great naturalist Charles Darwin and the ship HMS Beagle, when it visited the Galapagos Islands in 1835.

But was she? In the story of Harriet Anthony Hill tried to find out... (Source: Author's website)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2006 .
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      Extent: x, [ii], 177, [1]p.p.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography and webliography.
      ISBN: 9780143302087 (pbk.), 0143302086 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Books Kids Elli Housden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 - 24 September 2006; (p. 26)

— Review of Harriet Anthony Hill , 2006 single work children's fiction
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 September 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of Lonesome Howl Steven Herrick , 2006 single work novel ; Harriet Anthony Hill , 2006 single work children's fiction ; The Music Tree Catriona Hoy , 2006 single work picture book
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 September 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of Lonesome Howl Steven Herrick , 2006 single work novel ; Harriet Anthony Hill , 2006 single work children's fiction ; The Music Tree Catriona Hoy , 2006 single work picture book
Books Kids Elli Housden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 - 24 September 2006; (p. 26)

— Review of Harriet Anthony Hill , 2006 single work children's fiction
Last amended 21 Dec 2017 16:37:55
Subjects:
  • Galapagos Islands,
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    Ecuador,
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    South America, Americas,
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