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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... vol. 24 no. 5 November 2009 of Magpies : Talking About Books for Children est. 1986-1995 Magpies : Talking About Books for Children
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Ranger's Apprentice: A Series Overview, Jo Goodman , single work review
— Review of Ranger's Apprentice John Flanagan , 2004 series - author children's fiction ;
(p. 14-15)
Dr. John Long: Scientist and Author, Lynne Babbage , single work review
After five years as Head of Sciences at Museam Victoria, award winning scientist and author Dr. John Long has recently taken up the 'prestigious' position position of Vice-President of Research and Collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Lynne Babbage acknowledges Dr. Long's achievements which includes the highly successful non-fiction books for young readers, Gogo Fish!, The Big Picture Book series and his latest release The Short Tragic Life of Leo the Maruspial Lion.
(p. 16)
Cover Book Review : I Lost My Mobile at the Mall, Helen Purdie , single work column

Wendy Harmer's latest novel is targeted towards 'an audience which texts, uses Facebook and sends emails to friends' (20). Elly Pickering is a fifteen year old girl whose entire social life revolves around her mobile phone. As Purdie points out, the reader soon realizes that Elly is 'prone to dramatics' as the narrative deals with her position as a 'social outcast...uncontactable and isolated except for her Facebook bulletins' (20). According to Purdie it is an entertaining and witty read that also contains 'a serious message about the dangers of social networking sites and cyberbullying' (20).

(p. 20) Section: Extending Readers
[Untitled], Nola Allen , single work review
— Review of Ivy Loves to Give Freya Blackwood , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 26) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Nola Allen , single work review
— Review of One, Two, Cockatoo! Sarah Garson , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 26) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Rayma Turton , single work review
— Review of Check on Me Andrew Daddo , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 27) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Nola Allen , single work review
— Review of Bear and Chook by the Sea Lisa Shanahan , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 27) Section: Before SChool
[Untitled], Sharon Greenaway , single work review
— Review of Cooking with Grandma Rosemary Mastnak , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 28) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Patricia Halsall , single work review
— Review of Fearless Colin Thompson , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 28) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Liz Derouet , single work review
— Review of Baby Wombat's Week Jackie French , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 28) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Jo Goodman , single work review
— Review of Never Ever Before Stephen Michael King , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 29) Section: Before School
[Untitled], Patricia Halsall , single work review
— Review of Ballroom Bonanza Nina Rycroft , Stephen Harris , 2009 single work picture book poetry ;
(p. 30) Section: Beginner Readers
[Untitled], Michael Janssen-Gibson , single work review
— Review of To the Top End : Our Trip across Australia Roland Harvey , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 30) Section: Beginner Readers
[Review] Sam’s Bush Journey, Margaret Robson Kett , single work review
— Review of Sam's Bush Journey Sally Morgan , Ezekiel Kwaymullina , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 30) Section: beginner Readers
[Review] Halloween in Christmas Hills, Liz Derouet , single work review
— Review of Halloween in Christmas Hills: The Legend of Stingy Jack Karen Tayleur , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 30-31) Section: Beginner Readers
[Untitled], Michael Janssen-Gibson , single work review
— Review of Schumann the Shoeman John Danalis , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 31) Section: Beginner Readers
[Untitled], Sally Harding , single work review
— Review of Hide that Horse! David Metzenthen , 2009 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 31) Section: Beginner Readers
[Untitled], Kate O'Donnell , single work review
— Review of The Cubby House Ursula Dubosarsky , 2009 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 31) Section: Beginner Readers
[Untitled], H. M. Saxby , single work review
— Review of The Goblin and the Empty Chair Mem Fox , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 31-32) Section: Beginner Readers
[Review] Running with the Horses, Helen Purdie , single work review
— Review of Running with the Horses Alison Lester , 2009 single work picture book ;
(p. 33) Section: Picture Books for Older Readers

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