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A waltz for Matilda, Jackie French

Label
A waltz for Matilda
Title
A waltz for Matilda
Statement of responsibility
Jackie French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Australia, 1894. Matilda leaves the city slums to find her unknown father and his farm. But no sooner does she find him, then he is lost forever. Matilda refuses to go back to the city, and takes over her father's farm, battling the opposition of the wealthy neighbour, and drought and bushfire. Inspired by the Banjo Patterson song 'Waltzing Matilda'. Includes historical notes. Suggested level: secondary
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
[Fic.]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • For children
  • Ages 12+
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Matilda saga
Series volume
1
Target audience
adolescent
A waltz for Matilda, Jackie French
Label
A waltz for Matilda, Jackie French
Publication
Note
Followed by: The girl from Snowy River
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paperback -Set against drought, flood, bushfire, war and jubilation, this is a story rooted in the words of our most famous national song. It is a love-song to a land and to a nation, told from the points of view of those who had no vote in 1901: the women, the Indigenous people, the Chinese market-gardeners, the Afghan traders. It is the story of how we became Australia
Control code
AAF-5671
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Extent
479 p.
Isbn
9780732290214
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TC155944
  • 13476616
  • (OCoLC)646284685
  • (Nz)13476616
  • (NLNZils)1468519

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