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Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings : Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories - Stella Tarakson

Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings

Strange and Possibly True Australian Stories

By: Stella Tarakson, Richard Morden (Illustrator)

Hardcover | 31 October 2016 | Edition Number 1

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Have you heard the most bizarre tales from around Australia?

Did a UFO drag a family’s car off the road in the middle of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what became of the prime minister who went into the surf and was never seen again?

Explore the strangest tales, most incredible encounters and creepiest urban legends in Australia’s history. Read about the investigations and weigh up the facts – do you believe the official explanations for these weird and wonderful events?

About the Author

Stella Tarakson loves writing about the things that interest, intrigue and excite her. She is the author of more than 30 non-fiction books, most of them for young people. She has never seen a UFO, vanished mysteriously, or inexplicably burst into flames. She has, however, seen a ghost. Yes - really!

Richard Morden is an illustrator based in Melbourne. He works in a range of styles and is fascinated by Australian culture, history, prehistory and natural sciences, gothic horror and science fiction.

2017 CBCA Notables Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

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