The Resource The lanternist, Stephen Orr ; illustrated by Timothy Ide

The lanternist, Stephen Orr ; illustrated by Timothy Ide

Label
The lanternist
Title
The lanternist
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Orr ; illustrated by Timothy Ide
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1901. The slide clunks into the lantern, and Phantoms come alive on the wall. The father-and-son Magic Lantern team of Bert and Tom Eliot are masters of The Art of the Story. The only problem is that they are missing a wife and mother. Then one morning eleven-year-old Tom wakes to find his father missing, too. The Lanternist's apprentice is thrown out of home, forced to work for the arch-criminal Jimmy Sacks, arrested and imprisoned. Will he ever be able to escape with his new friend Max and make the long, flea-bitten, rat-infested journey to Sydney in search of his parents? The Lanternist is a story about stories, and how they show us a way through life, despite callous landladies, corrupt officials, criminal companions and the problems with living in incinerators. But mostly, it is about searching, and making your own endings
Pace
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10973097
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1967-
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Orr, Stephen
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Ide, Timothy
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True
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  • Australian fiction
  • Storytelling
  • Storytellers
  • Children's stories
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The lanternist, Stephen Orr ; illustrated by Timothy Ide
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
397 pages
Isbn
9781925227840
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The lanternist, Stephen Orr ; illustrated by Timothy Ide
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
397 pages
Isbn
9781925227840
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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