WalkaboutBook - 2012
"A plane crashes in the vast Northern Territory of Australia, and the only survivors are two children from Charleston, South Carolina, on their way to visit their uncle in Adelaide. Mary and her younger brother, Peter, set out on foot, lost in the vast, hot Australian outback. They are saved by a chance meeting with an unnamed Aboriginal boy on walkabout. He looks after the two strange white children and shows them how to find food and water in the wilderness, and yet, for all that, Mary is filled with distrust"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2012, c1959.
Branch Call Number: FIC MARSHALL, JAMES
Characteristics: xv, 124 pages ; 21 cm