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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Sissy's Secret
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'For Sissy, the family party started off as lots of fun. But the celebration turned sour when a friendly uncle took advantage of her. She was sad and quiet but eventually shared the secret with her mum, and didn't feel frightened any more.' (Source: Black Ink Press website)

Notes

  • Althea McKeown's family and friends and the children from Horn Island Childcare Centre all helped Black Ink Press launch her new book on Friday April 8 2011 at the Ngurupai Sports Complex, Horn Island. Althea's mother Lillian, who runs the after‐school care program, hosted the event.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English
    • Thuringowa, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,: Black Ink Press , 2011 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Black Ink Press
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • The story is in simple English but the characters speak in Torres Strait Creole. There is a translation of the Creole words in the back of the book.
      • The publication was supported by the Australian Government through the Family Violence Regional Activities Program of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).
      ISBN: 9781863340939 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Penny Morrison , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 56 no. 1 2012; (p. 17)

— Review of Sissy's Secret Althea McKeown , 2011 single work picture book
Sissy's Secret Vicki Griffin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bug in a Book : Celebrating Children's Literature 2011;

— Review of Sissy's Secret Althea McKeown , 2011 single work picture book
Picture Book Tackles a Sensitive Subject 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 20 April no. 499 2011; (p. 70)

— Review of Sissy's Secret Althea McKeown , 2011 single work picture book
Picture Book Tackles a Sensitive Subject 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 20 April no. 499 2011; (p. 70)

— Review of Sissy's Secret Althea McKeown , 2011 single work picture book
Sissy's Secret Vicki Griffin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bug in a Book : Celebrating Children's Literature 2011;

— Review of Sissy's Secret Althea McKeown , 2011 single work picture book
Untitled Penny Morrison , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 56 no. 1 2012; (p. 17)

— Review of Sissy's Secret Althea McKeown , 2011 single work picture book
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