The Magic Pudding

by Norman Lindsay

On Sale: 01/10/2008


About the Book

Never out of print since 1918, this new edition will whet the appetite of a whole new generation of 'puddin' fanciers'.

Believing wholeheartedly that children preferred food to fairies, Norman Lindsay concocted a recipe for success that has lingered for ninety years. Here are the adventures of Sam Sawnoff, Barnacle Bill and Albert, the cut-and-come again pudding, who requires 'politeness and constant eatin'.' this beautifully designed new edition of a perennial favourite also includes a section, 'From the Publisher's Archives' containing a fascinating collection of correspondence between Norman Lindsay and his publishers, Angus & Robertson. the letters have come from the A & R Archives held in the Mitchell Library and were selected with the assistance of Lindsay's granddaughter, Helen Glad, who also wrote a short biography of him especially for this book. Ages 8+

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732284329
  • ISBN 10: 0732284325
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 01/10/2008
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price: 45.00 AUD
  • Age: From 8 years


Norman Lindsay is widely regarded as one of Australia's greatest artists, producing a vast body of work in different media. He is perhaps most famous for his children’s classic, The Magic Pudding, but also published numerous other books for adults.

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