"The text is well organized . . . it is a useful academic reference and an essential addition for any library collection. As well, it provides fascinating reading and browsing for anyone with an interest in children and the world as they see it." —Reading Time
"This reference is sure to provide much entertainment to all who peruse it." —The Australian
About the Author
June Factor is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and the University of London and is currently a senior fellow at the Australian Centre. She is a well-known and highly-respected researcher, social historian, and writer with a special interest in children's folklore and language. She is also the author of the children's books Far Out, Brussel Sprout!; All Right, Vegemite!; Unreal, Banana Peel!, Real Keen, Baked Bean!, Roll Over, Pavlova!, June Factor's Jumping Joke Book and June Factor's Juicy Joke Book. Her social history, Captain Cook Chased a Chook: Children's Folklore in Australia, was awarded the United States Opie Prize.