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Author Wrightson, Patricia.

Title 'I own the racecourse!' / Patricia Wrightson ; illustrated by Margaret Horder
Published Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books, 1971


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 MELB SPCBC  819 Wright Pat/Iot 1971  LIB USE ONLY
Description 155 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books. ANL
Summary A mentally retarded boy thinks that he has bought a race track for three dollars and, until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the truth
Notes First published, London: Hutchinson, 1968. American edition (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World) published under title: A racecourse for Andy
Audience For children
Notes Originally published London : Hutchinson Junior Books, 1968
Subject Children with mental disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, Australian.
Racetracks (Horse racing) -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
People with mental disabilities -- Fiction.
Australia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Horder, Margaret.
ISBN 0140304525
Other Titles Racecourse for Andy
Racecourse for Andy
OTHER TI lshaw
Other Titles Racecourse for Andy