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Year: 1972

winner y separately published work icon Josh Ivan Southall , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 Z116555 1971 single work novel young adult 'Fourteen year old Josh Plowman goes to country Victoria to visit his father's Aunt Clara, the matriarch of the Plowman family. Aunt Clara lives a life very much suited to the past and Josh regards her house as a museum. Aunt Clara is keen for Josh to make friends with the local children but Josh meets with a hostile reception. There are undercurrents at work which Josh cannot ever understand.' (Publication summary))

Works About this Award

London Wait for Children's Authors Penelope Davie , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 May 2006; (p. 26)
Glittering Prizes? Jenni Connor , 1990 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 5 no. 4 1990; (p. 10-12)