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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Wrong Book
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"Nicholas Ickle is trying to tell a story but he keeps getting interrupted by characters from other stories - a pirate, a queen, even some monsters. To get a chance to tell his story, he has to convince the others that they are in the wrong book." (Source: Trove)

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Notes

  • The Wrong Book was the chosen title for National Simultaneous Storytime, 2013.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has been translated into Chinese.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Press , 2009 .
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      Extent: 1v. (unpaged)p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9781741693409 (hbk.), 9781741693416 (pbk.)
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2014 .
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      Extent: 29p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 1st January 2014
      ISBN: 9781743621769
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2017 .
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      Extent: 32p.
      Edition info: Big Book format
      Note/s:
      • Published 1st May 2017
      ISBN: 9781743810590
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2019 .
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      Extent: 32p.p.
      Edition info: 10th anniversary ed.
      Note/s:
      • Published June 2019.

      ISBN: 9781760665890
Alternative title: 你跑错书了!
Transliterated title: Ni pao cuo shu liao!
Language: Chinese
    • Wuhan,
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      China,
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      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Hubei mei shu chu ban she ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 1 v. (unpaged)p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 7539445645, 9787539445649

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Touching Texts : Adaptations of Australian Picture Books for Tablets Erica Hateley , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Picture Books and Beyond 2014; (p. 108-122)

This chapter explores adaptations of three recent Australian picture books for tablet technology, attending to the effects of interactivity and digital affordances on narrative coherence and meaning. In this chapter, Hateley examines three e-texts which seek to adapt the experience of a printed picture book to a digital environment but which do so with varying levels of exploitation of digital affordances. Reading e-book and app versions of recent picture books highlights the opportunities and constraints offered by such texts in contemporary reading cultures: inside the classroom and beyond.

The Last Word : Nick Bland 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: InCite , 1 May vol. 34 no. 5 2013; (p. 34-35)
There Be Dragons Thornton McCamish , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 26 August 2012; (p. 15)
e-Words Simon Groth , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 - 29 April 2012; (p. 21)
'Allen & Unwin announces A&U Shorts, a series of short stories published as standalone ebooks by well-known Australian authors. For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can download a story on the train to read on the way to work.' Source: http://www.allenandunwin.com/ (Sighted 30/04/2012).
Book of the Year: Early Childhood - Short List Books 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 54 no. 3 2010; (p. 8)

— Review of The Wrong Book Nick Bland , 2009 single work picture book ; Fearless Colin Thompson , 2009 single work picture book ; The Terrible Plop Ursula Dubosarsky , 2009 single work picture book
Mothers, Monsters and Terrible Plops Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 April 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of My Mother's Eyes : The Story of a Boy Soldier Mark Wilson , 2009 single work picture book ; Harry and Hopper Margaret Wild , 2009 single work picture book ; The Terrible Plop Ursula Dubosarsky , 2009 single work picture book ; Her Mother's Face Roddy Doyle , 2008 single work picture book ; The Wrong Book Nick Bland , 2009 single work picture book
[Review] The Wrong Book Dawn Meredith , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , 15 April no. 58 2009; (p. 34)

— Review of The Wrong Book Nick Bland , 2009 single work picture book
[Review] The Wrong Book Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 April 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of The Wrong Book Nick Bland , 2009 single work picture book
[Review] The Wrong Book Russ Merrin , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 24 no. 1 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of The Wrong Book Nick Bland , 2009 single work picture book
Quirky Tales Will Draw the Kids Aleesah Darlison , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 May 2009; (p. 11)

— Review of The Wrong Book Nick Bland , 2009 single work picture book ; My Aussie Mum Yvonne Morrison , 2009 single work picture book ; Stanley Paste Aaron Blabey , 2009 single work picture book
Kids' Writers Queue Up for Kudos Katharine England , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 3 April 2010; (p. 50-51)
e-Words Simon Groth , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 - 29 April 2012; (p. 21)
'Allen & Unwin announces A&U Shorts, a series of short stories published as standalone ebooks by well-known Australian authors. For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can download a story on the train to read on the way to work.' Source: http://www.allenandunwin.com/ (Sighted 30/04/2012).
There Be Dragons Thornton McCamish , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 26 August 2012; (p. 15)
The Last Word : Nick Bland 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: InCite , 1 May vol. 34 no. 5 2013; (p. 34-35)
Touching Texts : Adaptations of Australian Picture Books for Tablets Erica Hateley , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Picture Books and Beyond 2014; (p. 108-122)

This chapter explores adaptations of three recent Australian picture books for tablet technology, attending to the effects of interactivity and digital affordances on narrative coherence and meaning. In this chapter, Hateley examines three e-texts which seek to adapt the experience of a printed picture book to a digital environment but which do so with varying levels of exploitation of digital affordances. Reading e-book and app versions of recent picture books highlights the opportunities and constraints offered by such texts in contemporary reading cultures: inside the classroom and beyond.

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