The Happy Planet

TitleThe Happy Planet
Year for Search1963
AuthorsClarke, Joan B.(b. 1921)
Date Published1963
PublisherJonathan Cape
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Children’s post-catastrophe novel. Earth, the Happy Planet, had supposedly been destroyed by a meteor with some of Earth’s population established on the planet Tuan, which had no plants or animals and was heavily regimented. An expedition discovers an inhabitable world, and after various conflicts people begin to rebuild.

Additional Publishers

Illustration

Illus. Antony Maitland

Holding Institutions

NZ

Author Note

Female author (b. 1921).

Full Text

1963 Clarke, Joan B. (b. 1921). The Happy Planet. Illus. Antony Maitland. London: Jonathan Cape. NZ

Children’s post-catastrophe novel. Earth, the Happy Planet, had supposedly been destroyed by a meteor with some of Earth’s population established on the planet Tuan, which had no plants or animals and was heavily regimented. An expedition discovers an inhabitable world, and after various conflicts people begin to rebuild. Female author.