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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
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Notes

  • 'A picture book based on the classic Rolf Harris song, Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport. Featuring illustrations and an audio recording on CD by Rolf Harris.' (Provided by publisher)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2008 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9781741691191 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Cultural Creep Nick Bryant , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Griffith Review , Winter no. 36 2012; (p. 118-131)
'TODAY it would be called a reality show, but in the early 1950s the Australian Broadcasting Commission's Incognito was billed as light entertainment. Alas, no recording of the radio program survives in the corporation's vast audio archive. Nor does it earn a mention in Ken Inglis's two-volume authorised history of the ABC. Yet Incognito is one of the most influential programs the national broadcaster has ever put to air, if only because it caught the ear of the Melbourne-based critic AA Phillips. The idea, thought Phillips, was quaint enough: to pit a local artist against a foreign guest, with the audience asked to adjudicate. Occasionally, listeners would favour the home-grown performer, thus producing 'a nice glow of patriotic satisfaction'. The program, however, was founded on the belittling premise that 'the domestic product will be worse than the imported article.' Phillips coined a neat description for this 'disease of the Australian mind' and immediately his aphorism, described in a 1950 Meanjin essay of the same name, took hold: 'the cultural cringe'.' (Author's introduction)
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 52 no. 4 2008; (p. 22)

— Review of Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris , 2008 single work picture book
[Untitled] Kerry White , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 23 no. 5 2008; (p. 32)

— Review of Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris , 2008 single work picture book
Tie That Funny Man Down, Sport Paola Totaro , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2008; (p. 24-25)
Untitled Margaret Hamilton , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 88 no. 3 2008; (p. 38)

— Review of Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris , 2008 single work picture book
Untitled Margaret Hamilton , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 88 no. 3 2008; (p. 38)

— Review of Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris , 2008 single work picture book
[Untitled] Kerry White , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 23 no. 5 2008; (p. 32)

— Review of Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris , 2008 single work picture book
Untitled Joan Zahnleiter , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 52 no. 4 2008; (p. 22)

— Review of Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris , 2008 single work picture book
Tie That Funny Man Down, Sport Paola Totaro , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2008; (p. 24-25)
Who Am I? How Is My Soul Stirred? Christopher Kelen , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Social Semiotics , vol. 16 no. 4 2006; (p. 553-571)
Cultural Creep Nick Bryant , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Griffith Review , Winter no. 36 2012; (p. 118-131)
'TODAY it would be called a reality show, but in the early 1950s the Australian Broadcasting Commission's Incognito was billed as light entertainment. Alas, no recording of the radio program survives in the corporation's vast audio archive. Nor does it earn a mention in Ken Inglis's two-volume authorised history of the ABC. Yet Incognito is one of the most influential programs the national broadcaster has ever put to air, if only because it caught the ear of the Melbourne-based critic AA Phillips. The idea, thought Phillips, was quaint enough: to pit a local artist against a foreign guest, with the audience asked to adjudicate. Occasionally, listeners would favour the home-grown performer, thus producing 'a nice glow of patriotic satisfaction'. The program, however, was founded on the belittling premise that 'the domestic product will be worse than the imported article.' Phillips coined a neat description for this 'disease of the Australian mind' and immediately his aphorism, described in a 1950 Meanjin essay of the same name, took hold: 'the cultural cringe'.' (Author's introduction)
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