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'An exciting adventure set in the rugged Kimberley region, Dead Man's Gold draws on the legends of the Australian outback, featuring treasure hunting, droving, gold prospecting — and ghosts.

'Billy Stone rides out one morning, headed for the cattle muster at Black Hills Station, but a stop at the waterhole in No-Man's Gorge leads to some startling discoveries. A skeleton, a silver pistol and a treasure map take him on a wild ride full of twists and turns.

'Billy's bush skills and the guidance of a mysterious gold prospector, known only as "the old timer", help him to track down the treasure and outwit the likes of wiley One Arm Jack who would trick Billy out of what is rightfully his.

'In Dead Man's Gold, earthy illustrations using mixed media including watercolour, pencil and ink help tell the story, and bridge the gap between children's picture books and upper primary readers.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: To my son Shane who inspired me to write short stories. -Torres
  • For my sons and grandchildren. -Egan

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2010 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Magabala
      Extent: 53p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: August 2010.
      ISBN: 9781921248191 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Going on a Treasure Haunt : Sharyn Egan Sharyn Egan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 54 no. 4 2010; (p. 17)
Going on a Treasure Hunt : Michael Torres Michael Torres , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 54 no. 4 2010; (p. 15-16)
Untitled John Nolan , 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. 30)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Margaret Robson Kett , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies :Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 25 no. 3 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction
Off the Shelf William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 31 August 2010; (p. 6)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Fremantle Doctor Frank Aquino , 2007 single work novel ; Sustenance Simone Lazaroo , 2010 single work novel ; Traitor Stephen Daisley , 2010 single work novel ; The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer , 2010 selected work poetry ; Takeshita Demons Cristy Burne , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jenny Gorman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May/June vol. 89 no. 8 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction
Off the Shelf William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 31 August 2010; (p. 6)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Fremantle Doctor Frank Aquino , 2007 single work novel ; Sustenance Simone Lazaroo , 2010 single work novel ; Traitor Stephen Daisley , 2010 single work novel ; The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer , 2010 selected work poetry ; Takeshita Demons Cristy Burne , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Margaret Robson Kett , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies :Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 25 no. 3 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled John Nolan , 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. 30)

— Review of Dead Man's Gold Michael Torres , 2010 single work children's fiction
Going on a Treasure Hunt : Michael Torres Michael Torres , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 54 no. 4 2010; (p. 15-16)
Going on a Treasure Haunt : Sharyn Egan Sharyn Egan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 54 no. 4 2010; (p. 17)
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