Seven Little Australians, Volume 1
If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are. Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Challenging, as there were cultural references & slang, etc., that made me feel often confused. I think I got enough of a sense of it, though, to see why it was influential and popular in its own place & time. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SashaM - LibraryThing
This is an interesting short read and a classic of Australian children's literature. But it is most interesting as a look at the way family dynamics have changed. The father , captain Woolcott, is ... Read full review