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Author Nicholson, John, 1950-

Title The mighty Murray / written & illustrated by John Nicholson
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  994.4 Nic/Mmu  AVAILABLE
 MELB SPCBC  994.4 Nic/Mmu  LIB USE ONLY
 W'PONDS CRC  994.4 Nic/Mmu  AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
regular print
Series Children's book of the year short list 2003
Children's book of the year short list 2003
Contents 1. A great river -- 2. The first people -- 3. Explorers and overlanders -- 4. Riverboats -- 5. Settlers and irrigators -- 6. Engineering the Murray -- 7. Life and death for the once-mighty Murray?
Summary This book is an across-the-curriculum account of Australia's greatest river system as it is and was, with many stories about the people who lived on it or in the Murray Valley - from archaeological finds and Aboriginal legend to riverboat traders and dam engineers
Notes "Children's Book Council of Australia short-listed book"--Sticker
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Audience School students
Subject Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 7 - Year 9
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Juvenile literature
Premier's Reading Challenge 7-9
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History
Pioneers -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Pioneers -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Juvenile literature
Pioneers -- Australia -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Upper Murray Region (N.S.W. and Vic.) -- History.
Pioneers -- Australia -- Upper Murray Region (N.S.W. and Vic.)
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Description and travel.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Commerce.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Environmental conditions.
Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Environmental aspects.
Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History
Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Juvenile literature
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature
Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Commerce -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Environmental conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form History.
Juvenile works.
Children's nonfiction
LC no. 2003447444
ISBN 1865085650 :
1865085642