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Author: Margaret Wild; Ron Brooks
Publisher: St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Margaret Wild tells the story of Dog and Magpie, who are friends and companions until Fox tempts Magpie away and then abandons her in the desert. It's a stark, uncompromising and deeply moving story, a fable that dramatises human strengths and weaknesses.

"Dog and Magpie are friends, but when Fox comes into the bush everything changes"--Dustjacket.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wild; Ron Brooks
ISBN: 1864489332 9781864489330 1864484659 9781864484656
OCLC Number: 154600997
Notes: Previously published 2000.
Awards: Winner of APA Design Awards 2000 (Australia)
Winner of Kate Greenaway Medal 2001 (Australia)
Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award 2001 (Australia)
Winner of Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature 2001 (Australia)
Winner of Queensland Premier's Literary Awards 2001 (Japan)
Winner of Best Children's Book 2004 (Germany)
Winner of CBCA Children's Book of the Year 2006 (Brazil)
Winner of Picture Book 2002 (Australia)
Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2001 (Australia)
Winner of The Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature 2001 (Australia)
Winner of Queensland Premier's Literary Award 2002 (Australia)
Winner of CBCA Book of the Year 2006 (Brazil)
Winner of Picture Book 2001 (Japan)
Target Audience: Children.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 28 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks.

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Dog and Magpie are friends, but when Fox comes into the bush, everything changes. Fox is an archetypal drama about friendship, loyalty, risk and betrayal - a story that's as rich for adults as for  Read more...

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