This is the sequel to Told By Peter. It describes a similar holiday to one Mary Grant Bruce and her husband George Bruce had just taken in North Queensland, which included a stay at Dunk Island, right down to the rumours of impending war and suspicious Japanese boats.
The contemporary Australian author, John Marsden, has acknowledged that this book was important to the development of his successful series about an invasion of Australia that commenced with Tomorrow, When The War Began that was made into a movie in 2010.
This story is under copyright owned by the Mary Grant Bruce Family Trust.
First Published in: 1940
First Publication: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited
Places First Published: London and Melbourne