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  • Published: 4 January 1988
  • ISBN: 9780140326314
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $19.99

Taronga


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A compelling, futuristic book for young adults set in a chaotic post-nuclear-holocaust world, where Taronga Zoo is seemingly unaffected. But is it?

A bleak but compelling look at the future beyond the nuclear holocaust. Ben comes upon Taronga Zoo, which seems unaffected by the general chaos. But is it? Paperback

  • Pub date: 4 January 1988
  • ISBN: 9780140326314
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Victor Kelleher

Victor Kelleher was born in London and came to Australia in 1976 via Africa and New Zealand. After an academic career he now writes both children's and adults' novels full-time. His books for Random House Australia include Johnny Wombat, To The Dark Tower, Del-Del and Beyond The Dusk. Victor has been shortlisted for many awards including the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award and the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award. He remains one of Australia's most celebrated authors.

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Awards & Recognition

  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 1995 • Prize for Writing for Young Adults


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