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The Marvellous Funambulist of Middle Harbour and Other Sydney Firsts

Hilary Bell Matthew Martin

$24.99

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New South Books
01 December 2015
Children's & Educational; Picture books
ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- This wonderfully whimsical history of Sydney introduces young readers to little-known and quirky facts. The first duel in Sydney? It was in 1788 between Dr Balmain and Dr White. The first use of ether? In 1847. The first crossing of Middle Harbour by a tightrope walker? 1877 by Henri L'Estrange. The first traffic light? Market and Kent Streets in 1933. Each first is related in verse and wittily illustrated. A wonderful celebration of our city! Lindy  Age range 6-9 years

The Marvellous Funambulist of Middle Harbour and Other Sydney Firsts by Matthew Martin &   Hilary Bell at Abbey's Bookshop 131 York Street, Sydney
By:   Hilary Bell
Illustrated by:   Matthew Martin
Imprint:   New South Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 260mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   408g
ISBN:   9781742234403
ISBN 10:   1742234402
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   01 December 2015
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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