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y separately published work icon Fantome Island single work   life story  
Note: story by Kathy Gibson with photos from her album and illustrations by Jack Bell.
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Fantome Island
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Kathy Gibson and Jack Bell were residents of Palm Island at the time and have brought together the memories of the neighbouring island, Fantome. A mix of artist's impressions and historical black and white photographs honour the memory of Indigenous Australians who lived out their lives as lepers on Fantome Island'. (Source: Black Ink Press website)

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Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Leprosy.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Thuringowa, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,: Black Ink Press , 2010 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Black Ink Press
      Extent: 1 v.p.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 9781863340915 (pbk), 1863340912

Works about this Work

Untitled John D. Adams , 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. 42)

— Review of Fantome Island Kathy Gibson , 2010 single work life story
Fantome Island Vicki Griffin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bug in a Book : Celebrating Children's Literature 2011;

— Review of Fantome Island Kathy Gibson , 2010 single work life story
The True Story of Fantome Island Jeanie Adams , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 31 March vol. 10 no. 222 2011; (p. 50)
New Books in Black Ink Alf Wilson , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 26 January no. 493 2011; (p. 48)
Black Ink Celebrates with Fantome Stories 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Palm Island Voice , 14 December no. 70 2010; (p. 3)

— Review of Fantome Island Kathy Gibson , 2010 single work life story
'While focusing mainly on picture-story books for children, Black Ink Press has also published poetry, fiction, Indigenous language books, traditional style stories and historical material. Their newest publication - Fantome Island - falls into the latter category....'
Fantome Island Vicki Griffin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bug in a Book : Celebrating Children's Literature 2011;

— Review of Fantome Island Kathy Gibson , 2010 single work life story
Untitled John D. Adams , 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. 42)

— Review of Fantome Island Kathy Gibson , 2010 single work life story
Black Ink Celebrates with Fantome Stories 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Palm Island Voice , 14 December no. 70 2010; (p. 3)

— Review of Fantome Island Kathy Gibson , 2010 single work life story
'While focusing mainly on picture-story books for children, Black Ink Press has also published poetry, fiction, Indigenous language books, traditional style stories and historical material. Their newest publication - Fantome Island - falls into the latter category....'
New Books in Black Ink Alf Wilson , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 26 January no. 493 2011; (p. 48)
The True Story of Fantome Island Jeanie Adams , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 31 March vol. 10 no. 222 2011; (p. 50)
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