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

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.

Correct as at August 2006
For an extensive list of Australian children's books
Children's book catalogue
Australian book catalogue - a good resource for finding old Australian books
Online bok seller
Contains brief biographies of many authors
A catalogue of many rare and out of print books
Contains brief biographies of many authors
The Lu Rees Archives of Australian children's literature, Univeristy of Canberra
Children's Book Council of Australia
Project Gutenberg of Australia - a selection of ebooks
State library of Western Australia
Australian Fiction - from the Monash Library rare book department
Talking about books for children
An outstanding website dedicated to Australian Authors
The home of Australian Children's books online
A great resource for 'old' poets - eg contains a biography of Louise Mack
Children's book illustrators
Antique booksellers
Contains alphabetical listings of various authors and illustrators
Contains alphabetical listing of Australian authors and illustrators for young people
Australian Women's archives project
Website featuring significant Tasmanian women
Focuses on the works of Elizabeth Durack
Contains a reference list re: Louisa Atkinson
Featuring details of the Elisabeth MacIntyre papers
List of published works by Mary Grant Bruce and others
For details on Ion Idriess life and works
Contains an article re: Louisa Atkinson
Includes many famous illustrators of the past and present, including Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
For details regarding James Skipp Borlase and his work
Features the Durack sisters
Nutcote - home of May Gibbs
National Library of Australia website - Digital collections section - this page featuring Dorothy Walls Blinky Bill. See also NLA 'Pictures Catalogue'
Featuring two poems of Louise Mack
Excerpt from A Women's Experiences in the Great War by Louise Mack
The Pixie O'Harris Award
State Library of Tasmania website - images library, featuring works of Louisa Meredith and others

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