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Is part of Montmaray Journals Michelle Cooper , 2008 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 A Brief History of Montmaray
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'I need to write down what has just happened. I need to set down the truth. If I write lies or if I write nothing at all, this journal is worth nothing. I must do this, in case anything happens. All right. This is what happened tonight, every single terrible thing that I can remember . . . Sophie FitzOsborne lives in a crumbling castle on the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray, along with her tomboy younger sister Henry, her beautiful, intellectual cousin Veronica, and Veronica's father, the completely mad King John. When Sophie receives a leather journal for her sixteenth birthday, she decides to write about her day-to-day life on the island. But it is 1936 and bigger events are on the horizon. Is everything Sophie knows and loves about to change?'--(Provided by publisher)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2008 .
      Extent: 286p.
      ISBN: 9781741663228 (pbk.), 9781864715521 (ebk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Deborah Robins , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 2 2009; (p. 50)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Sue Pitt , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 22 no. 3 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Chloe Mauger , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 44)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Hard at Work on 'A Brief History of Montmaray' Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 16 no. 4 2008; (p. 5)
Cooper outlines the process, including both the daydreaming and the research, behind the writing of A Brief History of Montmaray.
[Untitled] Helen Purdie , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 23 no. 3 2008; (p. 40)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 June 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel ; Extraordinary Ernie and Marvellous Maud Frances Watts , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Soo Lee Tan , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books For Young Adults , Winter vol. 16 no. 2 2008; (p. 15)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Centre Selection Mike Shuttleworth , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , no. 2 2008; (p. 20)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Helen Purdie , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 23 no. 3 2008; (p. 40)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Chloe Mauger , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 44)

— Review of A Brief History of Montmaray Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work novel
Hard at Work on 'A Brief History of Montmaray' Michelle Cooper , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 16 no. 4 2008; (p. 5)
Cooper outlines the process, including both the daydreaming and the research, behind the writing of A Brief History of Montmaray.
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