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Patricia Wrightson (1921–2010)

Autor(a) de The Nargun and the Stars

27+ Works 1,090 Membros 18 Críticas 3 Favorited

About the Author

Patricia Wrightson was born in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia on June 19, 1921. During World War II, she worked in a munitions factory in Sydney. She wrote 27 books during her lifetime and entwined Aboriginal mythology into her writing. Her first book was The Crooked Snake. Her books have won mostrar mais many prestigious awards all over the world, including an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) in 1977, the Dromkeen Medal in 1984 and the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1986. She is a four-time winner of the Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award: in 1956 for The Crooked Snake, in 1974 for The Nargun and the Stars, in 1978 for The Ice Is Coming and in 1984 for A Little Fear. She has also won the CBC Book of the Year, Young Reader Honour Book in 1998 for Rattler's Place: Aussie Bites. NSW Premier's Literary Award for children's literature has been named after her. She died of natural causes on March 15, 2010 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Patricia Wrightson

The Nargun and the Stars (1973) 236 exemplares
The Dark Bright Water (1978) 113 exemplares
The Ice Is Coming (1977) — Autor — 111 exemplares
Behind the Wind (1981) 93 exemplares
An Older Kind of Magic (1972) 81 exemplares
I Own the Racecourse (1968) 64 exemplares
A Little Fear (1983) 58 exemplares
The Rocks of Honey (1900) 48 exemplares
Down to Earth (1965) 46 exemplares
Balyet (1989) 44 exemplares
The Sugar-Gum Tree (1600) 26 exemplares
Moon-Dark (1987) 25 exemplares
Shadows of Time (1994) 25 exemplares
Rattler's Place (1997) 17 exemplares
The Water Dragons (1999) 15 exemplares
The Crooked Snake (1955) 12 exemplares
Beneath the Sun (1972) 9 exemplares
The Bunyip Hole (1958) 8 exemplares
Night Outside (1979) 8 exemplares
The Feather Star (1962) 5 exemplares
A Wisp of Smoke (2004) 4 exemplares
Emu Stew (1976) 3 exemplares
The Wrightson List (1998) 2 exemplares
The Old, Old Ngarang (1989) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Dream Time: New Stories by Sixteen Award-Winning Authors (1989) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares

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one of my favourite books as a kid! scared the day lights out of me
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
27
Also by
1
Membros
1,090
Popularidade
#23,567
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
18
ISBN
136
Línguas
9
Marcado como favorito
3

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