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Playing Beatie Bow / Ruth Park.

By: Park, Ruth.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1998ISBN: 0140314601 (pbk.); 0140314601 (pbk.).Subject(s): Children's stories | Families -- Australia -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction | Space and time -- Juvenile fiction | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | Australia -- Juvenile fiction | Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Disturbed that her mother could welcome back her unfaithful father, Abigail Kirk undergoes a mysterious voyage to nineteenth-century Australia, where her experiences help her to understand the power of love and to accept her father.
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First published: West Melbourne : Nelson, 1980.

Disturbed that her mother could welcome back her unfaithful father, Abigail Kirk undergoes a mysterious voyage to nineteenth-century Australia, where her experiences help her to understand the power of love and to accept her father.

For upper primary/lower secondary students.

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Distraught over her parents' separation, Abigail follows a strange child called Beatie Bow and time slips back a hundred years where she becomes involved with an Australian shopkeeper's family.

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