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A diverse collection of poetry, short stories, song lyrics, novel extracts and illustrations from some of the most important creators today.

This anthology for upper high school students follows on from the success of the collection Things a Map Won't Show You, which was aimed at younger readers. Susan La Marca and Pam Macintyre have gathered an exciting mix of original and
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 24th 2016 by Penguin Australia
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Apr 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Including: Shaun Tan • Scot Gardner • Arwa Abousamra • Trudy White • Kate Miller-Heidke • Keir Nuttall • Felicity Castagna • Amie Kaufman • Alice Pung • Gayle Kennedy • Davina Bell • Meg Caddy • Courtney Barnett • Barry Jonsberg • Meg McKinlay • Kyle Hughes-Odgers • Shivaun Plozza • Ali Cobby Eckermann • Margo Lanagan • Wil Wagner • Lizzie Wagner • Tony Birch • Leanne Hall • PM Freestone • Andrea Hirata

‘Where the Shoreline Used to be’ is a collection of short stories from Australia and beyond, e
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"A rich and unique collection of short fiction, poetry, illustration and song lyrics from Australia and beyond. An encounter with a strange boy on a beach, a dog in space, a world of butterflies, a talking whale, two girls who take on the world, and a thousand silver ghosts ...Like the pull of the tide, these stories and poems will draw you in and encourage you to explore. Funny, dramatic and poignant by turns, and featuring both established writers and exciting new talent,
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Jun 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A diverse, challenging and thought provoking collection of stories, poems and songs that provides a treasure trove for readers. It embraces myriad aspects of life in Australia through the eyes of primarily teenagers. I highly recommend this collection
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Loved the stories by Shaun Tan and Barry Jonsberg.
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I've definitely found a few more authors to look into from this. I think Shivaun Plozza's and Meg McKinlay's pieces were my favourites of the collection.
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