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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Taj and the Great Camel Trek
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'BELTANA SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1875
Twelve-year-old Taj and his camel Mustara are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
They are joining explorer Ernest Giles on his second attempt to cross the Australian Desert where wild dogs, scorpions, poisonous snakes and a constant shortage of water mean they are never far from disaster.
As if things weren't tough enough, Taj, raised in the ways of the Afghan people, is struggling to find his place in this new and exciting land.' (Publisher's blurb)

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Notes

  • For primary school age.
  • Dedication: For Allan & Joy Hawke
  • Epigraph:
    In the Desert of the heart,
    Let the healing start;
    In the prison of his days,
    Teach the free man to praise.

    - W H Auden

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Afghan characters.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2011 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 244p.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • Published: 2nd May 2011
         

      ISBN: 9780702238772

Works about this Work

Interview with Rosanne Hawke Michelle Dicinoski (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Asian-Australian Children's Literature : Interviews with Seven Authors 2012; (p. 24-26)
Rosanne Hawke discusses researching and writing her books, and the kinds of care and sensitivity required when writing about cultures that are different from one's own.
Untitled Joy Steward , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Tony Thompson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 19 no. 3 2011; (p. 39-40)

— Review of A Waltz for Matilda Jackie French , 2010 single work novel ; Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
[Review] Taj and the Great Camel Trek Pam Macintyre , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 334 2011; (p. 67)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Allison Paterson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 26 no. 2 2011; (p. 33)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Amelia Vahtrick , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 90 no. 7 2011; (p. 37)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Kid Flicks Jane Fynes-Clinton , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 - 15 May 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Katharine England , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 23 July 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Allison Paterson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 26 no. 2 2011; (p. 33)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
[Review] Taj and the Great Camel Trek Pam Macintyre , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 334 2011; (p. 67)

— Review of Taj and the Great Camel Trek Rosanne Hawke , 2011 single work children's fiction
Interview with Rosanne Hawke Michelle Dicinoski (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Asian-Australian Children's Literature : Interviews with Seven Authors 2012; (p. 24-26)
Rosanne Hawke discusses researching and writing her books, and the kinds of care and sensitivity required when writing about cultures that are different from one's own.
Last amended 31 Aug 2017 12:51:37
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  • Beltana, Flinders Ranges, North East South Australia, Far North South Australia, South Australia,
  • Port Augusta, Port Augusta area, Mid North South Australia, South Australia,
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