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Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd. Nov 20, Ashley rated it it was ok. Blueback is a beautiful and whimsical story of a bluebaack and his friendship with a Blue Groper affectionately named Blueback. Under Western Australia’s invidious removal policy of the s, the girls were taken from their Aboriginal families at Jigalong on the edge of the Little Sandy Desert, and transported tom across the state to the Native Settlement at Moore River, north of Perth.

I’ve heard so much about his writing. It’s a very inspiring novel, that allows you to use your imagination and may even change some people’s views on the subject.

Blueback by Tim Winton

bluebck Retrieved 3 February Tim Winton you have done it again. But these are mere red herrings, and he soon cuts that bait and moves on to better, and less predictable, things.

I listened to this in car with my kids aged 11 and 7 and love the fact they protested every time we had to stop. Her nights are a blur of vodka and tmi loitering in cyberspace. The default value for Tim Winton is “amazing”.


Blueback: A Contemporary Fable

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I loved this dearly and know the world of Abel, Dora An absolutely magical, perfect slice of life. Winton has a really strong connection with the sea and surf wlnton and he has a great respect for it, and I think that’s evident in this little story. His work has also been successfully adapted for stage, screen and radio. Abel is looking for the answer to the sea, and has devoted his life to finding out what this could be.

This was the first book of Tim Winton’s I’ve read. But the magic of Blueback isn’t only confined to the storyline, but the series of Penguin’s Australian Children’s Classics are all simply stunning. On the surface it’s the story about a boy and a fish, while deeper down it’s about respect for our environment, the importance of keeping what matters in sight and the love of family.

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An absolutely magical, perfect slice of life. It really is Francine, I really adore books that have strong social and environmental messages woven throughout and this one was just lovely. I really don’t want to go into too much detail because it’s almost a novella and a children’s book so to go into the plot would really spoil the story. The stor Blueback is a deceptively easy novella about a boy, Abel, growing up with his mother, Dora, in a hamlet on the coast of Western Australia.


He has lived in Italy, France, Ireland and Greece but currently lives blyeback Western Australia with his wife and three children. Danny the Champion of the World By: An incredibly poignant story that reminds us to take care of our environment from an author who leads by example.

Although the storyline follows Blubeack http: Holed up in a grim high-rise, cultivating his newfound isolation, Keely looks down at a society from which he’s retired, hurt, and angry. What a stunning little book, and what tremendous restraint Winton has used in keeping it small. I can see why it makes a great student text for environmental studies. Not everyone around them agrees and so saving the sea and all its creatures becomes a lifelong battle for the two.

It’s also about nature, human relationships, and ecology.

Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. I loved the descriptions of diving, of sea life and simple life, and his love for his mother.

I think it’s important to spread environmental awareness too. Bobby Wabalanginy never learned fear, not until he was pretty well a grown man.

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