AustLit logo
y separately published work icon Kingdom of Silk series - author   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Kingdom of Silk
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Includes

1
y separately published work icon The Naming of Tishkin Silk Glenda Millard , Sydney : ABC Books , 2003 Z1064675 2003 single work children's fiction children's (taught in 1 units)

"Griffin Silk is an uncommon sort of boy, from an uncommon sort of family. The warm, loving home he shares with his father, grandmother and five big sisters (The Rainbow Girls) is marked by the aching absence of his mother and baby sister. Where have they gone and will they be coming home again?" (Source: Trove)

2
y separately published work icon Layla, Queen of Hearts Glenda Millard , Sydney : ABC Books , 2006 Z1274394 2006 single work children's fiction children's

When Griffin and Layla's school announces a Senior Citizens' Day, Layla is at a loss. Who can she take? Griffin offers to share his grandmother, Nell, but Layla desperately wants someone of her own. So Nell introduces Layla to the delightful Miss Amelie and a small but significant miracle occurs. (Back cover.)

3
y separately published work icon Perry Angel's Suitcase Glenda Millard , Sydney : ABC Books , 2008 Z1508894 2008 single work children's fiction children's 'It has taken Perry Angel almost seven years to find the place where he belongs. Perry arrives at the Kingdom of Silk one day on the 10.30 express, carrying only a small and shabby suitcase embossed with five golden letters. What do those letters mean? And why won't Perry let go of his case? This is a gentle and moving story about finding your place in the world.' (Supplied by the publisher)
4
y separately published work icon All the Colours of Paradise Glenda Millard , Pymble : ABC Books , 2009 Z1641570 2009 single work children's fiction children's Perry Angel has found a home with Tishkin and the Silk family, but there are so many new things to get used to. Starting school brings even more challenges and Perry is finding it hard to talk about how he feels. Then Mr Kadri, the owner of the Colour Patch Cafe, announces a special art competition and Perry discovers a new way to communicate his feelings. (Libraries Australia record.)
5
y separately published work icon Plum Puddings and Paper Moons Glenda Millard , Pymble : ABC Books , 2010 Z1734196 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'It′s almost Christmas in Cameron′s Creek and it′s a time for wishes, big and small.

'But Scarlet, the oldest of the Rainbow Girls, is not so sure if wishes can come true.

'The kitchen at the Kingdom of Silk is warm and sweet with the smell of buttery shortbread and steamed plum puddings. And in the kitchen of the Colour Patch Café, Scarlet has made a new friend, Anik.

'When Anik tells Scarlet about his home far away and of all the things he has lost, Scarlet is determined to make a difference. And so she decides to declare peace on Cameron′s Creek, and maybe even the world ...' (From the publisher's website.)

6
y separately published work icon The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk Glenda Millard , Pymble : ABC Books HarperCollins , 2012 Z1932027 2012 single work children's fiction children's 'Flame-haired Saffron is the youngest of the five Silk sisters. Her family know that she has a talent for becoming Anne of Green Gables or Cleopatra, and that she loves reading myths and legends. But they don′t know about the firebirds that come to warn her of terrible headaches. And Saffron doesn′t know how to tell them.

'In a big family, it′s easy to be overlooked. But when Saffron is sent to the city to see a specialist, she learns that her family′s love for her is deeper than she ever imagined. And that when you′re a Silk, miracles are never far from home...' (From the publisher's website.)
7
y separately published work icon Nell's Festival of Crisp Winter Glories Glenda Millard , Sydney : ABC Books , 2013 6040938 2013 single work children's fiction

'Two of Perry Angel′s favourite people are Grandma Nell and his good friend Jenkins.'

'One night, while listening to Nell play the beautiful Tennessee Waltz, Perry thinks of the perfect way to bring his two favourite people together: he wants to put on a dance - a proper one with petticoats and posies and a real band.'

'Perry shares his idea with his sisters, and before long the dance turns into a wonderful winter festival. But when something happens to Nell, will Perry′s wish come true?' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2003
      2003-2008 .

Works about this Work

The End of an Adventure Kate Blackwood , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 9)
The End of an Adventure Kate Blackwood , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 9)
Last amended 17 Jun 2008 14:50:25
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X