Mystery of Fairyland, Kew. By James Nicolas

In 1965 in Kew, Melbourne, 88-year-old Grace Tabulo passed away at her 1860’s home . Fairyland. This ended more than 20 years that Grace and her Gallipoli veteran husband Jim had made their home a tourist attraction for children in the local area and beyond. With exhibits, stories, concerts and celebrations for events like Empire Day, Fairyland featured in newspapers and magazines in Melbourne and abroad. It was a unique place in a more innocent time that had a profound effect on all those who went there. What motivated this childless couple to dedicate their lives to their community? And what are some of the mysteries that lie behind this story. This is a window into post-war Melbourne suburbia which celebrates a wonderful couple and their lives’ work.

ISBN: 9781925590029

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In 1965 in Kew, Melbourne, 88-year-old Grace Tabulo passed away at her 1860’s home . Fairyland. This ended more than 20 years that Grace and her Gallipoli veteran husband Jim had made their home a tourist attraction for children in the local area and beyond. With exhibits, stories, concerts and celebrations for events like Empire Day, Fairyland featured in newspapers and magazines in Melbourne and abroad. It was a unique place in a more innocent time that had a profound effect on all those who went there. What motivated this childless couple to dedicate their lives to their community? And what are some of the mysteries that lie behind this story. This is a window into post-war Melbourne suburbia which celebrates a wonderful couple and their lives’ work.

ISBN: 9781925590029

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Weight 0.25 kg
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 1.2 cm

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