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Author Orr, Wendy, author

Title Across the dark sea / Wendy Orr ; illustrated by Donna Rawlins
Published Canberra : National Museum of Australia Press, 2006


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 W'PONDS CRC  428.6 Making Tracks Level Middle Years  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description 64 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Making tracks
Making tracks
Summary They didn't look like pirates: they looked like ordinary fisherman, but with eyes as quick and glittering as their waving knives ... Trung's adventure begins in the dead of night. He and his father escape the soldiers with guns. But what awaits them across the dark sea? This series takes readers on a fictional journey through some fascinating Australian stories, inspired by objects from the National Museum of Australia's collection. Ages 7+
Analysis Australian fiction (Australia)
Notes Making tracks books inspired by objects from the National Museum of Australia's collection
Audience For young readers
Notes Text copyright © Wendy Orr 2006. Illustrations copyright © Donna Rawlins
Subject Hong Hai (Ship) -- Juvenile fiction
Fishing boats -- Vietnam -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants -- Australia -- Fiction.
Pirates -- Fiction.
Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 3 - Year 4
Refugees -- Vietnam -- Juvenile fiction.
Vietnamese -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Rawlins, Donna, 1956- illustrator
National Museum of Australia, host institution
ISBN 1876944455