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By Allen, Pamela
Revisit an age-old theory in a fresh new way. Every time Mr Archimedes has a bath with his friends, the water overflows. Somebody must be putting extra water in the bath. Is it Kangaroo? Or is it Goat or Wombat?Whoever it is, Mr Archimedes is going to find out. AWARDS Commended -... 1981 Children's Book Council Book of the Year AwardsRead more
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This is a story of a plastic bag and a bird - a cautionary tale about taking care of our environment as well as being a wonderful showcase of some of the famous sights of Sydney.'One day, a long time ago when I lived in Kirribilli, Sydney, I packed a lunch and set out to walk to ...the Botanic Gardens . . . I crossed the harbour bridge then climbed down to Circular Quay. I walked beside the sea wall, past the Opera House until I reached the Botanic Gardens.Read more
Pamela Allen's Black Dog now retold in a bilingual edition of English and Tongan.
Pamela Allen's classic Black Dog retold in a bilingual edition of English and Hindi
By Hariadi, Cyntha; Translated by Allen, Pamela
This collection of short stories portray quite melancholy and devastating events in which Cyntha's plaintive, unglorified descriptions make these stories of loss all the more poignant. These stories focus predominantly on the experience of being a woman, exploring issues of domes...tic violence, racism, sexual objectification and jealousy.Read more
By Zezsyazeoviennazabrizkie, Ziggy; Translated by Allen, Pamela
A whimsical and surreal work that revolves around the relationships between characters of personified animals, inanimate objects and a nomadic boy-god figure suspended in a purgatory-like space. Ziggy writes innocent and curious descriptions that simultaneously evoke underlying s...ocietal issues about sexuality, religion and the environment.Read more
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