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Is part of Time Slip Belinda Murrell , 2009 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Locket of Dreams
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'Sophie discovers a golden locket in an old treasure box that belonged to her grandmother's grandmother. When she falls asleep wearing the locket, she magically travels back in time to 1858 to learn the truth about the mysterious Charlotte Mackenzie.

'Daughter of a wealthy Scottish laird, Charlotte and her sister Nell live a wonderful life with their parents and animals, on a misty island with its own ruined castle. Then disaster strikes and it seems the girls will lose everything they love. Why were Charlotte and Nell sent halfway around the world to live with strangers? Did their wicked uncle steal their inheritance? What happened to the priceless sapphire - the Star of Serendib?

'With the magic of the golden locket, Sophie begins to unravel the mysteries as she shares the adventures of Charlotte and Nell - outwitting their greedy relatives, escaping murderous bushrangers, and fighting storm and fire. But how will her travels in time affect Sophie's own life?' (From the publisher's website)

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    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2009 .
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      Extent: 281p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 April 2009.
      ISBN: 9781741662917
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 2013 .
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      Extent: 288p.
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      • Published 2 April 2013
      Series: y separately published work icon Vintage Classics Children's Collection North Sydney : Vintage Australia , 2012- Z1896323 2012 series - publisher children's fiction children's

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Works about this Work

Belinda Murrell – Author Interview 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , March 2013;
Slipping back through Time : Discovering Time-Slip Fiction Jenny Sandercombe , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 8-11)
Publishers Tap into the Experience of Youth Linda Morris , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 July 2011; (p. 10)
Young reviewers are helping shape book covers and even marketing campaigns.
Untitled Lynne Babbage , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Locket of Dreams Belinda Murrell , 2009 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Neville Barnard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 24 no. 3 2009; (p. 36)

— Review of The Locket of Dreams Belinda Murrell , 2009 single work children's fiction
Untitled Oliver Phommavanh , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Books Buzz , June no. 9 2009; (p. 18-19)

— Review of The Locket of Dreams Belinda Murrell , 2009 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Neville Barnard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 24 no. 3 2009; (p. 36)

— Review of The Locket of Dreams Belinda Murrell , 2009 single work children's fiction
Untitled Lynne Babbage , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Locket of Dreams Belinda Murrell , 2009 single work children's fiction
Publishers Tap into the Experience of Youth Linda Morris , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 July 2011; (p. 10)
Young reviewers are helping shape book covers and even marketing campaigns.
Slipping back through Time : Discovering Time-Slip Fiction Jenny Sandercombe , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , May vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 8-11)
Belinda Murrell – Author Interview 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , March 2013;
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1850s
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