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y separately published work icon Solid Rock single work   picture book   children's  
Alternative title: Solid Rock : Puli Kunpunka (Sacred Ground)
Note: Illustrated by the school children from Mutujulu, Kaltukatjara and Imanpa.
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Solid Rock
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'In 1982, Shane Howard's massive anthem "Solid Rock" from the album Spirit of Place, (recorded with his legendary band Goanna), reverberated across the airwaves and still does today.

'It was one of the first songs of its idiom to broach the subject of Aboriginal rights in Australia and impacted powerfully on a whole new generation of writers and musicians that followed. The album was released in 35 territories, worldwide.

'Solid Rock is an inspirational Australian story by singer songwriter Shane Howard, illustrated by the school children from Mutujulu, near Uluru, Australia.

'Shane returned to Uluru with renowned Queensland artist Peter Hudson to gather stunning illustrations from the local school children to adorn the book and retell the story of these famous lyrics for a new generation. Peter Hudson's brilliant images of Uluru and surrounding landscape place the story in the land itself.' (From the publisher's website.)

Exhibitions

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English , Aboriginal Pitjantjatjara AIATSIS ref. (C6) (NT SG52-11)
Notes:
Pitjantjatjara translation by Ruby James and Trevor Adamson
    • Camberwell East, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: One Day Hill , 2010 .
      image of person or book cover 3572803885644342956.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 1v. (unpaged), plus CDp.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 2012 2nd ed.
      Note/s:
      • English and Pitjantjatjara texts published together.
      • Publication date: September 2010.
      ISBN: 9780980564327 (pbk.), 9780987313911 (pbk), 0987313916 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Solid Rock by Shane Howard Jenny Heslop , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2013;

— Review of Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book
[Review] Solid Rock Elspeth Cameron , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book
Artful Creations Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 April 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of How Frogmouth Found Her Home Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2010 single work picture book ; Me and My Dad Sally Morgan , Ezekiel Kwaymullina , 2010 single work picture book ; An Australian ABC of Animals Bronwyn Bancroft , 2004 single work picture book ; An Australian 1, 2, 3 of Animals Bronwyn Bancroft , 2007 single work picture book ; My Island Home Neil Murray , 2010 single work picture book ; Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book ; Took the Children Away Archie Roach , 2010 single work picture book lyric/song
Serious Business for Children Andrew Hamilton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 11 October vol. 20 no. 20 2010;

— Review of My Island Home Neil Murray , 2010 single work picture book ; Took the Children Away Archie Roach , 2010 single work picture book lyric/song ; Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book
Aboriginal Children's Literature : More Than Just Pretty Pictures Anita Heiss , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Just Words? : Australian Authors Writing for Justice 2008; (p. 102-117) The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 7)

'This essay explores how some recent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authored titles have used local languages and personal histories - including complex stories which deal with the Stolen Generations - to engage and educate young Australian readers, while providing much needed inspiration to nurture Indigenous audiences.' (Source: Heiss, Anita, Aboriginal Literature for Children: More Than Just Pretty Pictures, 2015)

Serious Business for Children Andrew Hamilton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 11 October vol. 20 no. 20 2010;

— Review of My Island Home Neil Murray , 2010 single work picture book ; Took the Children Away Archie Roach , 2010 single work picture book lyric/song ; Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book
Artful Creations Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 April 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of How Frogmouth Found Her Home Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2010 single work picture book ; Me and My Dad Sally Morgan , Ezekiel Kwaymullina , 2010 single work picture book ; An Australian ABC of Animals Bronwyn Bancroft , 2004 single work picture book ; An Australian 1, 2, 3 of Animals Bronwyn Bancroft , 2007 single work picture book ; My Island Home Neil Murray , 2010 single work picture book ; Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book ; Took the Children Away Archie Roach , 2010 single work picture book lyric/song
[Review] Solid Rock Elspeth Cameron , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 57 no. 1 2013; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book
Solid Rock Puli Kunpunka (Sacred Ground) Anita Heiss , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: One Day Hill 2005;

— Review of Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book

Anita Heiss reviews Shane Howard's kid's version of the Solid Rock song lyrics published by One Day Hill.

Solid Rock by Shane Howard Jenny Heslop , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2013;

— Review of Solid Rock Shane Howard , 2010 single work picture book
Aboriginal Children's Literature : More Than Just Pretty Pictures Anita Heiss , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Just Words? : Australian Authors Writing for Justice 2008; (p. 102-117) The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 7)

'This essay explores how some recent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authored titles have used local languages and personal histories - including complex stories which deal with the Stolen Generations - to engage and educate young Australian readers, while providing much needed inspiration to nurture Indigenous audiences.' (Source: Heiss, Anita, Aboriginal Literature for Children: More Than Just Pretty Pictures, 2015)

Last amended 23 Jun 2015 09:50:09
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  • Uluru, South West Northern Territory, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
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