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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Lost Shimmaron
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'Long ago, a craft of mystical beings, the Shimmaron, crashed in country Australia. Water filled the crash site forming a mysterious purple lake which the locals called Shimmer. The town of Amethyst was built around the lake.

'The force of the crash scattered the Shimmaron through time and space. They long to go home but they can't until enough of them return to the lake. Only the children of Amethyst can hear their cries for help.'

Source: Allen and Unwin (http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=94&book=9780733320262). Sighted: 25/8/2011

Notes

  • A series of seven books, each by a different author, but connected by a single setting. Each book is written by a different member of the wRiters on the Rise (ROR) group of fantasy, science fiction and horror writers.

Includes

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y separately published work icon Seacastle : A Tale of the Shimmaron Tansy Rayner Roberts , Sydney : ABC Books , 2007 Z1380111 2007 single work children's fiction children's fantasy Nick swims out to save his little brother Thomas but they discover an underwater world ruled by the Queen of Seacastle and her talking crystal, the Beacon. To save this threatened world Nick, Thomas and their new friend Catya must carry the Beacon back to our world - a journey which turns out to be more dangerous than they thought it would be. Sydney : ABC Books , 2007
2
y separately published work icon The Singing Stones : The Lost Shimmaron Margo Lanagan , Sydney : ABC Books , 2007 Z1418536 2007 single work children's fiction children's fantasy Jean Lawerence and Grandpa go fossicking on Black Hill but get transported to the world of Scintillon, where they fight bandits, and rescue the Shimmaron from imprisonment in a necklace worn by the ruler. Sydney : ABC Books , 2007
3
y separately published work icon The Evil Overlord : A Tale of the Lost Shimmaron Rowena Cory Daniells , Sydney : ABC Books , 2008 Z1755434 2008 single work novel fantasy young adult

'Summoned by the lost Wizard Shimmaron, Sam and Lincoln find themselves transported to a strange kingdom where nothing is quite as it seems. The brothers must find the wizard and get back to Amethyst, or face life in the Evil Overlord's sinister army.' Publication summary)

Sydney : ABC Books , 2008

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Works about this Work

Roots of Fantasy Colin Steele , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 July 2007; (p. 16)
Colin Steele discusses the genre of fantasy and the works of writers J. R. R. Tolkein and Terry Brooks, amongst others. He includes in his discussion works of Australian writers Sara Douglass and Maxine McArthur.
Roots of Fantasy Colin Steele , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 July 2007; (p. 16)
Colin Steele discusses the genre of fantasy and the works of writers J. R. R. Tolkein and Terry Brooks, amongst others. He includes in his discussion works of Australian writers Sara Douglass and Maxine McArthur.
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