2009 - The Story of Danny Dunn

The Viking, Penguin Books Australia First Edition was published in 2009

Perhaps the publication date is Wednesday, November 11, 2009 (see image below of invitation to the launch)

Michael Joseph, Penguin Books published an edition in London in 2010

McArthur & Company published an edition in Canada in 2010

This book was not published in the United States

I cannot stress enough how grateful I am to Brett Courtenay for arranging for me to receive a signed copy

This signed copy "For Don, The first book off the press. Bryce Courtnay" was sold October 25, 2023 by Christine Courtenay, Bryce's widow 

Her description follows:

THE STORY OF DANNY DUNN By Bryce Courtenay SIGNED First Edition - Hardcover - Published by Penguin Books 2009.

The inscription inside the book is signed by Bryce Courtenay and reads:  'For Don The first book off the press Bryce Courtenay'. 

PLUS, A copy of the original Invitation to the OFFICAL BOOK LAUNCH held in Sydney on 11th November 2009. The Launch Invitation s printed in full colour on both sides (see pictures) and was produced by the publisher. An extremely RARE and collectable DUO of items including a rare item of memorabilia to add to your cherished Bryce Courtenay collection. PLUS, an MP3Ready AUDIO version of the book, produced by BOLINDA still in it's original wrapper. Humphrey Bower narrates the book over a period of 23 Hours and 41 minutes recorded on the 2 MP3 Compact Discs. Many of you will know that Humphrey, a gift actor narrated most of Bryce's books to great acclaim. This book was a great favourite of Bryce's and he wrote it overlooking his garden in Burradoo in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, with Timmy his beloved dog at his feet and the four cats lounging across his desk! Many readers continue to make a pilgrimage to the Sydney suburb of Balmain where much of the story is set. Bryce Courtenay: Australia's best loved storyteller (1933-2012).