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Walkabout - James Vance Marshall
Walkabout
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Stranded in the Australian outback, Mary and her younger brother Peter are the only survivors of an aircrash. Facing death from exhaustion and starvation they are befriended by an Aboriginal boy who helps them to survive and guides them on their journey. Walkabout is a haunting children's... show more
Stranded in the Australian outback, Mary and her younger brother Peter are the only survivors of an aircrash. Facing death from exhaustion and starvation they are befriended by an Aboriginal boy who helps them to survive and guides them on their journey. Walkabout is a haunting children's classic which looks at survival and the clash of cultures.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780887410994 (0887410995)
ASIN: 887410995
Publisher: Sundance Pubns
Pages no: 158
Edition language: English
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Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
3.0 Walkabout by James Vance Marshall
5/7 - This was a set book for literature in about Year 9. Thinking about it now, over a decade later, after only reading it that one time, I'm surprised at how many details of the plot I remember. I didn't love it or hate it, landing at either end of the rating scale usually being the best way to ma...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
3.0 Walkabout (Puffin Books)
Interesting premise: After a small-plane crash in the Australian bush, the pilot and co-pilot die leaving only the passengers: a boy, Peter, age 9 and his sister Mary, age 14. After witnessing the death of both adults, eating the only food they have (a barley sugar stick), and drinking from a gully,...
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