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Author Crew, Gary, 1947- author

Title Quetta / Gary Crew & Bruce Whatley
Published South Melbourne, Vic. : Lothian, 2002, [that is, 2001]
South Melbourne, Vic. : Lothian, [2001]


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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : colored illustration ; 24 x 26 cm
regular print
Summary Children's picture storybook based on an historical incident. In 1890, the British East India passenger liner 'Quetta' struck an uncharted rock in the Torres Strait and sank. Over 150 men, women, and children lost their lives, but one of the survivors was an unidentified baby girl. A custody battle erupted when both the ship's Captain and a young Ceylonese steward wanted to adopt her
Notes Photocopy only. Copy under the Section 40 Copyright Act 1968
Primary and secondary school students
Gary Crew. University of the Sunshine Coast, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. Staff
Subject Quetta (Ship)
Quetta (Ship) -- Juvenile fiction.
Adoption -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Adoption -- Australia.
Children's stories, Australian -- 20th century.
Historical fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Picture books for children -- Australia.
Shipwrecks -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Shipwrecks -- Australia.
Queensland, North -- Juvenile fiction
Queensland, Northern -- Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Whatley, Bruce, author
University of the Sunshine Coast. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
ISBN 0734402406