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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Little Paradise
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'Melbourne, 1943, and Mirabel is seventeen. She's leaving school, designing dresses, falling in love. Then fate intervenes, her forbidden affair is discovered, and JJ is posted back to China where a civil war is raging. Despite all warnings, Mirabel sets off for Shanghai to find him...

'Little Paradise is inspired by a true story.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Chinese characters and is set partly in Shanghai.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2010 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Penguin Books Australia.
      Extent: 313p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 March 2010.
      ISBN: 9780143011477 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Interview with Gabrielle Wang Michelle Dicinoski (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Asian-Australian Children's Literature : Interviews with Seven Authors 2012; (p. 20-23)
Gabrielle Wang discusses the research and writing processes, with a particular focus on her young adult novel Little Paradise.
Untitled Rebecca Kemble , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 54 no. 2 2010; (p. 39)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Clare Snowball , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 4 2010; (p. 53)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Cover Book Judith Way , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 9)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Fran Knight , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 25 no. 1 2010; (p. 45)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 14 March 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Leonie Jordan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 89 no. 6 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Christopher Thompson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 18 no. 1 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Fran Knight , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 25 no. 1 2010; (p. 45)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Cover Book Judith Way , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 9)

— Review of Little Paradise Gabrielle Wang , 2010 single work novel
Interview with Gabrielle Wang Michelle Dicinoski (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Asian-Australian Children's Literature : Interviews with Seven Authors 2012; (p. 20-23)
Gabrielle Wang discusses the research and writing processes, with a particular focus on her young adult novel Little Paradise.
Last amended 18 Apr 2012 10:56:58
Settings:
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Shanghai,
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    China,
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    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • 1940s
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