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Description - Things A Map Won't Show You: Stories From Australia And Beyond by Susan La Marca

An unforgettable collection of short fiction, poetry and comic art from Australia and beyond . . . A boy who tries to fly, a cricket game in a refugee centre, a government guide to kissing, the perils of hunting goannas, an arranged marriage, an awkward blind date, a girl who stands on her head, an imprisoned king and a cursed Maori stone . . . Including- James Roy * Tanveer Ahmed * Michael Pryor * Ursula Dubosarsky * Sonya Hartnett * Doug MacLeod * Oliver Phommavanh * Brenton McKenna * Tara June Winch * Sudha Murty * Oodgeroo

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143565314
ISBN-10: 0143565311
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 126mm x 28mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Penguin Books Australia
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Susan La Marca

Dr Susan La Marca is a consultant in the areas of children's and young adult literature and school libraries and currently Head of Library and Information Services at Genazzano FCJ College in Melbourne. Susan is the editor of Synergy, the research journal of the School Library Association of Victoria and associate editor of the journal Viewpoint and was the CBCA Victorian judge in 2006-2007. Susan is also an adjunct lecturer in the School of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University. Susan has edited Back to Books- Creating a Focus on Fiction, Books up Front- Investing in the Value of Reading, Effective Learning Spaces- Inspiration for School Library Design (and Rethink- Ideas for Inspiring School Library Design, and is co-author of Knowing Readers- Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading and author of Designing the Learning Environment.