The Man in the Red Turban – Martin, David

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Title

The Man in the Red Turban

Author

Martin, David

Illustrator

Rees, Genevieve

Publisher

Hutchinson of Australia

Published Date

1978

Annotation

Ganda Singh, an Indian hawker, makes his way along the Murray River during the hard days of the Depression. Travelling with him are tough young Griff and his lively cousin, Bronwen. When Griff's father, Will, insists the unemployed should be allowed to ride free on the freight trains, there is conflict with the police in this adventure tale.

Key Concepts

Conflict, Cross cultural relations, Empathy

Audience

Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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