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y separately published work icon With My Knife single work   children's fiction   children's   fantasy  
Alternative title: Beyond the Open Door
Is part of Chronicles of Klarin Andrew Lansdown , 1992- series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 With My Knife
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'It is the best knife Colyn has ever seen. He finds it by chance, buried in the potato paddock where he is working with his father, and immediately he knows that he has wanted a knife of his own for a long time. It is special. It is his knife.

'But is it really chance that has led him to its discovery? Colyn soon learns that there is not only beauty in the knife, but magic, too; and with the magic come power and danger. For, with his knife, Colyn opens a doorway into a mysterious otherworld, and here he becomes involved in an adventure more exciting and more perilous than he could ever have imagined.'

Source: Back cover blurb.

Notes

  • Shortlisted for National Children's Book Award 1994.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 1992 .
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      Extent: 115p.
      ISBN: 1862911207 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Scholastic Australia ,
      1993 .
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      Extent: iii, 115p.p.
      Note/s:
      • With title: Beyond the Open Door.
      ISBN: 0590471600
    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 2006 .
      Extent: 138p.
      ISBN: 1862916748
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Chronicles of Klarin Andrew Lansdown , Capalaba : Wombat Books , 2018 14815688 2018 selected work novel

    'For the first time, Andrew Lansdown’s much-loved fantasy novels are bound into one omnibus edition, The Chronicles of Klarin.

    'When the unlikely hero, Colyn, finds a knife with mysterious powers, he opens a door into Klarin—a fascinating otherworld. Here he is attacked by dragons and defended by warriors. As his adventures into the otherworld continue, Colyn meets his match in Yasni, a girl who helps him in his dangerous quest to stop the dragons from gaining a new power that threatens his world.

    'In one final battle, Colyn finds himself struggling against not only the dragons of Klarin but also the dragons of the heart.

    'The Chronicles of Klarin is a tale of the bonds that bring us together when terrors threaten to tear us apart. Readers of fantasy will be delighted through the books: With My Knife, Dragonfox and The Red Dragon.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Capalaba : Wombat Books , 2018

Works about this Work

Andrew Lansdown's 'With My Knife' Stella Lees , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 1 no. 4 1993; (p. 19)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
Untitled Brian Edwards , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Studio : A Journal of Christians Writing , Summer (1993-1994) no. 53 1993; (p. 36)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jane Connolly , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 7 no. 4 1992; (p. 32)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jennifer McDougall , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July vol. 36 no. 3 1992; (p. 22)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
From the Word Go : Books for Younger Readers Meg Sorensen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 142 1992; (p. 61-64)

— Review of Beast Margaret Wild , 1992 single work novel ; The Queen's Holiday Margaret Wild , 1992 single work picture book ; With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction ; Prices David McRobbie , 1992 single work novel ; The Most Important Building in Town Garry Hurle , 1992 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jennifer McDougall , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July vol. 36 no. 3 1992; (p. 22)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jane Connolly , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 7 no. 4 1992; (p. 32)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
Untitled Brian Edwards , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Studio : A Journal of Christians Writing , Summer (1993-1994) no. 53 1993; (p. 36)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
Andrew Lansdown's 'With My Knife' Stella Lees , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 1 no. 4 1993; (p. 19)

— Review of With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction
From the Word Go : Books for Younger Readers Meg Sorensen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 142 1992; (p. 61-64)

— Review of Beast Margaret Wild , 1992 single work novel ; The Queen's Holiday Margaret Wild , 1992 single work picture book ; With My Knife Andrew Lansdown , 1992 single work children's fiction ; Prices David McRobbie , 1992 single work novel ; The Most Important Building in Town Garry Hurle , 1992 single work children's fiction
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