References
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My thanks to all those listed below for their efforts
in keeping historic Australian children's literature loved and alive


Books
Alexander, A. 1979, Billabong’s Author; The Life of Mary Grant Bruce, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, NSW.

Chapman, J. 1993, A Day With May Gibbs at Nutcote, Margaret Hamilton Books Pty., Ltd., Hunters Hill, NSW.

'Conservation', paper presented for assessment at USQ, Toowoomba, pp. 1 - 7 (Author and date unknown).

Dunkle, M. 1980 - 1981, 'Australian children's literature: A changing pattern', Australian Book Scene, pp. 22 - 26

England, M. 1992, ‘Contrast the attitudes towards the working classes, the city dwellers and other races with the ‘squatter’ that are revealed in the books of Mary Grant Bruce’, paper presented at USQ, Toowoomba.

Holden, R. 1992, A Golden Age: Volume I Visions of Fantasy; Australia's Fantasy Illustrators: their lives and works, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, NSW.

Lukens, R. 1990, A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature, HarperCollins Publishers, USA.

McCallum, M. 1992, 'The styles and effect of illustration in early Australian children's books', paper presented for assessment at USQ, Toowoomba

McLaren, I, 1982, Talking About C.J. Dennis, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.

McVitty, W. 1989, Authors and Illustrators of Australian Children's Books, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, NSW.

Muir, M. 1982, A History of Australian Children's Book Illustration, Oxford University press, Oxford, UK.

Muir, M. 1977, Australian Children's Book Illustrators, Sun Books Pty., Ltd., Melbourne, VIC.

Muir, M. 1980, Charlotte Barton Australia's First Children's Author, Sun Books Pty., Ltd., Melbourne, VIC.

Niall, B. 1979, Seven Little Billabongs, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Vic.

O'Harris, Pixie. 1983, Was It Yesterday? The Autobiography of Pixie O'Harris, Rigby Publishers, Adelaide, SA.

Pitt, J. 1992, 'What contributions toward an Australian 'fantasy' were made by Pedley, Gibbs and Lindsay?', paper present for assessment at USQ, Toowoomba, pp. 1- 5

Saxby, H. M. 1969, A History of Australian Children's Literature; 1841 - 1941, Wentworth Books, Sydney, NSW.

Saxby, H. M. 1971, A History of Australian Children's Literature; 1941 - 1970, Wentworth Books, Sydney, NSW.

Scutter, H. 1993, Back to Back to Billabong, New Literatures Research Centre, Australian Children's Literature: Finding a Voice conference, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, March 1993.

Townsend, J. R. 1990, Written for Children, The Bodley Head, London, UK.

Watts, B. 1976, The World of the Sentimental Bloke, Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, NSW.

Yarwood, A.T, 1994, From a Chair in the Sun: The life of Ethel Turner, Viking, Ringwood, VIC.



Websites
Correct as at August 2006

www.antiquebookshop.com.au
For an extensive list of Australian children's books

www.badgerbooks.com.au
Children's book catalogue

www.biblioz.com
Australian book catalogue - a good resource for finding old Australian books

www.booksandcollectibles.com.au
Online bok seller

www.bookorphanage.com
Contains brief biographies of many authors

www.alephbet.com
A catalogue of many rare and out of print books

www.bookrags.com
Contains brief biographies of many authors

www.canberra.edu.au
The Lu Rees Archives of Australian children's literature, Univeristy of Canberra

http://www.cbc.org.au/
Children's Book Council of Australia

www.gutenberg.net.au
Project Gutenberg of Australia - a selection of ebooks

www.henrietta.liswa.wa.gov.au/
State library of Western Australia

www.lib.monash.edu.au
Australian Fiction - from the Monash Library rare book department

www.magpies.net.au
Talking about books for children

www.middlemiss.org
An outstanding website dedicated to Australian Authors

www.misrule.com.au
The home of Australian Children's books online

www.oldpoetry.com
A great resource for 'old' poets - eg contains a biography of Louise Mack

www.ortakales.com
Children's book illustrators

www.pioneerbooks.com.au/
Antique booksellers

www.theweeweb.co.uk
Contains alphabetical listings of various authors and illustrators

www.tpgi.com.au
Contains alphabetical listing of Australian authors and illustrators for young people

www.womenaustralia.info
Australian Women's archives project

www.women.tas.gov.au
Website featuring significant Tasmanian women

www.arts.uwa.edu.au
Focuses on the works of Elizabeth Durack

www.asap.unimelb.edu.au
Contains a reference list re: Louisa Atkinson

www.avatar.lib.usm.edu
Featuring details of the Elisabeth MacIntyre papers

www.collectingbooksandmagazines.com
List of published works by Mary Grant Bruce and others

www.delarue.net
For details on Ion Idriess life and works

www.environment.nsw.gov.au
Contains an article re: Louisa Atkinson

www.fairyartists.com
Includes many famous illustrators of the past and present, including Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

www.geocities.com
For details regarding James Skipp Borlase and his work

www.intersector.wa.gov.au
Features the Durack sisters

www.maygibbs.com.au
Nutcote - home of May Gibbs

www.nla.gov.au
National Library of Australia website - Digital collections section - this page featuring Dorothy Walls Blinky Bill. See also NLA 'Pictures Catalogue'

www.poemhunter.com
Featuring two poems of Louise Mack

www.greatwardifferent.com
Excerpt from A Women's Experiences in the Great War by Louise Mack

www.publishers.asn.au
The Pixie O'Harris Award

www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au
State Library of Tasmania website - images library, featuring works of Louisa Meredith and others



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