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Tiger in the Bush
Author Nan Chauncy
Country Australia
Language English
Genre children's fiction
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 171pp
Preceded by A Fortune for the Brave 
Followed by Devil's Hill 

Tiger in the Bush (1957) is a novel for children by Australian author Nan Chauncy, illustrated by Margaret Horder. It won the Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers in 1958.

Plot outline

This novel is the first of two by the author concentrating on the Lorenny family, who live deep in the rainforest in south-western Tasmania. Badge Lorenny, the youngest of the three Lorenny children, is given a camera by two visiting scientists who want his help in capturing images of a Tasmanian tiger rumoured to be in the district.

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