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Storm Boy : 50th Anniversary Edition - Colin Thiele

Storm Boy

50th Anniversary Edition

Paperback Published: 1st November 2002
ISBN: 9781864368048
Number Of Pages: 60
For Ages: 4+ years old

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"Storm boy and his father live alone in a humpy among the sandhills between the Southern Ocean and the Coorong - a lonely, narrow waterway that runs parallel to a long stretch of the South Australian coast. Among the teeming birdlife of the Coorong, Storm Boy finds an injured young pelican whose life he saves. From then on, Storm boy and Mr Percival the pelican become inseparable friends and spend their days exploring the wave-beaten shore and the drifting sandhills.

Mr Percival learns to help Storm Boy's father with his fishing and warn the other birdlife whenever poachers are coming, but his part in rescuing a shipwrecked crew leads to great changes in Storm Boy's life."

Excellent book

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It was a gift

Sydney

Australian classic

5

Great to read with children prior to seeing the movie

Perth

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Classic Read

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Part of our school curriculum - oldie but still a goodie!

Queensland

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Storm Boy

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ISBN: 9781864368048
ISBN-10: 1864368047
Audience: General
For Ages: 4+ years old
For Grades: 5
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 60
Published: 1st November 2002
Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 40

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Colin Thiele

About the Author


Colin Thiele, one of Australia’s most prolific, distinguished, and renowned children’s author was born in Eudunda, South Australia. One of his best known books was “Storm Boy”, he had around 90 books published in his life time from fiction, drama, poetry, history , prose, environmental and educational.

His first books was “The sun of the Stubble” in 1961 was commended by the Miles Franklin Judges. In his books he often described life in rural Australia and several of his books have been made into TV Series and also into movies.

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