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y separately published work icon The Song of the Winns single work   children's fiction   children's   adventure  
Is part of The Gerander Trilogy Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Song of the Winns
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'"Alistair has been kidnapped!"

'Alex, Alice and Alistair think they are just three ordinary mice, until Alistair mysteriously vanishes. Then Alex and Alice learn a secret about their family: a secret which means Alistair′s life is in danger - unless Alex and Alice can find him first...

'So begins a hair-raising journey as Alex and Alice try to outrun enemy agents in a desperate race against time.

'"Spies!...Rebels!"

'Meanwhile, Alistair is astonished to find himself in a far-off land where everyone - except his new friend Tibby Rose - is his enemy. But why? Pursued at every turn, the pair must try to unravel the mystery. And when they do, they discover that it is not only their own lives which are in peril...the future of an entire country is at stake. (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • 'When I first started writing The Song of the Winns, I set out to write the kind of book that I loved as a child: something fast paced and full of adventure, with characters that I would get to know and love. A book which was funny but could also move me. I wanted it to be a BIG story, too, a story to make the reader think-about power and its exercise, about responsibility, about injustice (the book was fast becoming a trilogy!). As Uncle Ebenezer says, "All that is necessary for evil to prosper is for good mice to do nothing."' (Author's note, quoted on publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2010 .
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      Extent: 289p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 September 2010.
      ISBN: 9780733327865 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

[Review] The Song of the Winns Flynn Lysk , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 20 no. 1 2012; (p. 39)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Song of the Winns Chloe Mauger , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
The Song of the Winns—The Gerander Trilogy Jenny Mounfield , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , August 2010;

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
Families and Other Animals Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Very Bad Book Andy Griffiths , 2010 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Bill Rules Elizabeth Fensham , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Song of the Winns Lynne Babbage , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 25 no. 4 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Song of the Winns Hilary Adams , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 90 no. 2 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Song of the Winns Lynne Babbage , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 25 no. 4 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
Families and Other Animals Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Very Bad Book Andy Griffiths , 2010 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Bill Rules Elizabeth Fensham , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Song of the Winns Flynn Lysk , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 20 no. 1 2012; (p. 39)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
[Review] The Song of the Winns Chloe Mauger , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction
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