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History

The IBBY Honour List is a biennial selection of outstanding, recently published children’s books, honouring writers, illustrators and translators from IBBY member countries.

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1986 (Writing) y separately published work icon Dancing in the Anzac Deli Nadia Wheatley , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1984 Z830834 1984 single work children's fiction children's

'...Dancing in the Anzac Deli tell the tale of Mareka and the Wilson kids, who live in an ordinary inner-city neighbourhood but find themselves caught up in extraordinary adventures. What with the professor s tricks, Yaya s magic, the Haunted House and the mysterious Munga, it sometimes seems as if Smith Street is the most exciting place in Australia.' (Source: On-line)

1972 y separately published work icon Blue Fin Colin Thiele , Adelaide : Rigby , 1969 Z918946 1969 single work children's fiction children's
— Appears in: Storm Boy ; Blue Fin 1982;

'Everyone in Port Lincoln thinks Snook Pascoe is a loser. People joke about his clumsiness; his teacher ridicules him and even his father, skipper of the tuna boat Blue Fin, is convinced that Snook will never amount to anything. After all, tuna fishing is a hard life for ‘real men’.

'When Snook is allowed, for once, to sail on Blue Fin he faces a terrifying disaster. A waterspout engulfs the ship, the deck is swept clean, the radio and rudder are wrecked, the engine is disabled, the crew is lost overboard and Snook’s father lies unconscious down below. Snook is on his own, far out to sea…' (Publication summary)

1970 y separately published work icon I Own the Racecourse! Patricia Wrightson , New York (City) : Harcourt Brace & World , 1968 Z43939 1968 single work children's fiction children's A boy who has an intellectual disability thinks he has bought a race track for three dollars, and until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the truth.
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