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Two fourteen-year-old cousins join a group of fishermen in pursuit of a massive shark off the coast of Southern Australia.
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Colin Thiele is Australia's most distinguished writer for children and has been a leading award-winning author for over forty years. His books have sold in multiple editions around the world, and have been made into films, TV series, plays and picture books over the last three decades. He has published more than 100 books in his career, including the multi-award-winning Storm Boy, The Sun on the Stubble and Blue Fin. He has won numerous Australian and international awards over the years; most recently a Special Award from the NSW Premier's Awards (1997), the Dromkeen Medal (1998) and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of SA (1999). His previous Lothian books are Jodie's Journey, Landslide, Wendy's Whale, With Dew on my Boots, The Sea Caves and Pannikin and Pinta.
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Book Description Walter McVitty Books, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Collectible: Good. Octavo, pp. 156. No printing stated (presumed 1st edition). Book has been read and several dog-eared pages have been returned to flat position. Pages remain clean and tightly bound. Dust jacket is free of tears and stains, and is now protected in archival mylar cover. Gripping adventure story by one of Australia's most popular authors. Seller Inventory # C101006003
Book Description Walter McVitty, Australia, 1985. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. dj (unclipped) faded on spine and top edge, slight foredge foxing, vg+. 8vo, 114pp. 14 year old Joe comes to stay with his cousin Meg on the south coast of Australia. Wayward Island is fascinating but in the shadows lives a huge and dangerous white pointer shark. Seller Inventory # 07D205
Book Description McVitty Books, Australia, 1985. Paperback. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. some wear and creasing covers, library marks, otherwise sound. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex Library. Seller Inventory # 013981
Book Description W. McVitty Books, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. ex library usual stamps no jacket. Seller Inventory # 1308200901
Book Description Walter McVitty Books, Glebe, 1985. Soft Cover. Condition: VG. First Edition. 8vo. original printed paper wraps (a little rubbed & bumped, slight creasing, some spotting inside covers); pp. [iv], 156. A very good copy. Seller Inventory # 022473
Book Description Walter McVitty Books, Australia, 1985. Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. clear adhesive cover, library marks, free endpapers glued to inside covers, otherwise the book is clean and tight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex Library. Seller Inventory # 013516
Book Description Walter McVitty, Sydney, 1985. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. 156 pages. A clean, straight, unmarked book, appears unused. Dust jacket spine slightly sunned, now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Size: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2". Seller Inventory # 010148
Book Description Walter McVitty Books, Glebe, NSW, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 156p. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, tan coloured endpapers, illustrated title page. A fine first printing with excellent dustwrapper. Seller Inventory # 27694S