Quantity: 1 available
No publication date (S.L.V. suggests 1965). Cited in Marcie Muir "A Bibliography of Australian Children's Books", 4708. Illustrated throughout with colour and b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine minimally bumped on head and heel (no splits or chips). Colour-illustrated (including 'Qantas' sponsored map on rear board) gloss boards nominally bumped only. Textblock firmly sewn and attached, very minor biopredation on last two leaves and rear pastedown (no text loss), else leaves unmarked. A stand-alone, fourth title in the 'True Australian Series'. Using a clever technique of photographing inanimate dolls against natural background, the author/s and photographers have written the story of Jenny and Sue and their travels through the Pacific in a quest to help their mermaid friend Melissa find her lost string of pearls. A wise old goanna assists them by giving Jenny and Sue a flashing blue opal - a lucky, magic stone he assures them will lead to the lost string of pearls . . . Book weight approx. 195g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.
Title: THE BLUE OPAL: An Adventure with Jenny and Sue Through the Vast Pacific
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Caringbah, NSW, Australia, Young Australian Books:
Book Condition: Very Good +
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 013298
Keywords: Chioldren's Books, Australia, Juvenile Fiction, Adventure Stories (Australia), Series: True Australian Series, MacPherson, Bruce