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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Tomodachi : The Edge of the World
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'1543. Japan. A strange realm of wealth and warriors, it was said, perched on the fiery, grumbling edge of the world.

'Tomodachi is Japanese for "friend'"and that's just what young Daniel Marlowe is going to need, shipwrecked and separated from his father in a Japan torn by civil war.

'But Kenji also has a problem that only a trusted friend could help with.

'He has fled an obligation with a deadly stain on his samurai honour, and must reach his far-off castle home. In his path lie brigands, warlords and their feuding armies. And worse. Temptations and lessons, on the hard road to wisdom.

'So begins an unlikely friendship, a dangerous journey, and a series of gripping adventures across a beautiful land haunted by the shadow of the sword.' (From the publisher's website.)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has an Asian setting.

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Works about this Work

Helping Children Engage with Asia through Books Lynette Thomas , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Asian Currents , February no. 63 2010;

— Review of Seams of Gold Chris Cheng , 2007 single work children's fiction ; Krakatoa Lighthouse Allan Baillie , 2009 single work children's fiction ; The Most Beautiful Lantern Sally Heinrich , 2007 single work picture book ; Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel ; Tales of the Otori Lian Hearn , 2002 series - author novel
Untitled Jeff Herd , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 22 no. 1 2008; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 16 no. 1 2008; (p. 39)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Marilyn Murray , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 52 no. 1 2008; (p. 30-31)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Sharp Start for New Indie Press Jason Nahrung , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 September 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Sharp Start for New Indie Press Jason Nahrung , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 September 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Marilyn Murray , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 52 no. 1 2008; (p. 30-31)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 16 no. 1 2008; (p. 39)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Jeff Herd , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 22 no. 1 2008; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel
Helping Children Engage with Asia through Books Lynette Thomas , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Asian Currents , February no. 63 2010;

— Review of Seams of Gold Chris Cheng , 2007 single work children's fiction ; Krakatoa Lighthouse Allan Baillie , 2009 single work children's fiction ; The Most Beautiful Lantern Sally Heinrich , 2007 single work picture book ; Tomodachi : The Edge of the World Simon Higgins , 2007 single work novel ; Tales of the Otori Lian Hearn , 2002 series - author novel
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