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The camel who crossed Australia

Author: Jackie French
Publisher: Australia : Angus & Robertson, ©2008.
Series: Animal stars, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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The humans called him Rajah. But to the other camels he is known as He Who Spits Further than the Wind. Transported from his beloved Afghan plains and mountains to Australia, Rajah is forced to join the baggage train for famous nineteenth-century explorers Burke and Wills as they embark on an expedition to cross the continent from south to north for the first time. Rajah has never had a high opinion of humans or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories, Australian
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie French
ISBN: 9780732285432 0732285437
OCLC Number: 843762954
Description: 233 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Animal stars, 3.
Responsibility: Jackie French.

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The story of the iconic Burke and Wills expedition, seen through the eyes of a camel called Bell Sing. Transported from his beloved Afghan plains and mountains to Australia, Bell Sing is forced to  Read more...

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