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A thrilling adventure story for children and young adults by Ruth Park, Playing Beatie Bow follows Abigail as she is swept back to the Sydney of a hundred years ago by a scary game.

A thrilling adventure story for children and young adults by Park Ruth, Playing Beatie Bow follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of a hundred years ago as the result of a scary game.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140314601

    January 31, 1982

    Puffin

    208 pages

    RRP $17.99

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  • EBook

    9781742531540

    January 31, 1982

    Penguin eBooks

    204 pages

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Awards and Recognition

  • CBC Book of the Year
    1981
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    1992
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    1993
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    1993
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1993
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults

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