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Lost! A True Tale From the Bush

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Lost! follows the true tale of three young children who found themselves lost in the Wimmer District of Victoria in the winter of 1864. Incredibly, the children survived for nine days and the story became one of legend, dramatised and elaborated on by various recounters over the years.
Hardcover, 114 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by National Library of Australia
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Cass
Feb 18, 2011 Cass rated it liked it
The story of three children who survived for eight days lost in the Australian bush. The children walked over 100km before they were eventually found by their father and some Aboriginal trackers.

I would not say the book was terribly written. The author admits to making some embellishments (in ways that do not affect the story) and these are obvious within the first page. The children are stereotypes and the mother would be at home on a tv show such as "7th heaven" or "full house" she is so obvio
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Sally
We saw the film of this when we were in grade 5, on our school camp in Daylesford. It's stayed with me all this time and I would love to read the book SO MUCH.
Emily
Apr 25, 2013 Emily rated it really liked it
We heard this story alot at school but I had forgotten much of the details. It was lovely to read it again :-) a fantastic story of survival that I think everyone should read
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Stephanie Owen Reeder is an author and illustrator who lives in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. Stephanie grew up in the Northern Beaches of Sydney, where she spent many hours building houses in the sand, swimming, making cubby houses in the bush and, of course, reading and drawing. She wrote and illustrated her first 'book' aged just seven. Stephanie spent most of her working life as a ...more
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