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Author Keesing, Nancy, author

Title By gravel and gum : the story of a pioneer family / by Nancy Keesing ; illustrated by Roderick Shaw
Published Melbourne : Macmillan, 1963
Melbourne : Macmillan, 1966
©1963

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 MELB SPCBC  923.9 White Kee/Bga  LIB USE ONLY
Description 168 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm
Series Great stories of Australia ; 4
Great stories of Australia ; 4
Summary The story of the White family who helped the "Waybeck" pastoral district to become one of the most prosperous areas of Australia, despite the hardships of flood, drought, goldstrikes and bushrangers. Set in Burrangong, near Crookwell and Lambing Flat (Young)
Notes 29 illustrations in text, with illustrated wrapper
Colour maps on lining papers
Audience For children
Subject White, Sarah, 1834-1937
White family -- Juvenile fiction.
White family -- Juvenile literature.
Australian literature -- 20th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia.
Historical fiction.
Pioneers -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile fiction.
Pioneers -- Australia.
Burrangong (N.S.W.) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Burrangong (N.S.W.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction
New South Wales -- History -- 1851-1901 -- Juvenile literature
New South Wales -- History -- 1851-1901
Genre/Form Biographies.
Fiction.
Author Shaw, Rod, 1915-1992, illustrator