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Bread and Honey
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First edition
Author Ivan Southall
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Children's fiction
Publisher Angus and Robertson
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 118 pp
ISBN 0207954097
Preceded by Chinaman's Reef is Ours 
Followed by Josh 

Bread and Honey (1970) is a novel for children by Australian author Ivan Southall, illustrated by Wolfgang Grasse. It won the Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers in 1971. It is also known by the alternative title Walk a Mile and Get Nowhere.

Plot outline

Michael Cameron is a thirteen-year-old boy living in a small country town with his father and grandmother after the death of his mother. On a wet ANZAC Day, Michael meets and defends a nine-year-old girl from a local bully, and comes to appreciate the attitude of the adults around him and his place in the world.

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