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About the book
  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780143308027
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $17.99

Do You Dare? Jimmy's War




Exciting, action-packed adventures in Australian history for boys aged 8 to 12.

Do you dare . . .
Leave school to support your family?
Save your big brother?
Stand up to the local crims?
I'ts an adventure in history.

Do you Dare?

It's 1915 in Melbourne's inner west and Jimmy has left school to support his family while his brother is away at war. But when Jimmy's brother returns, he is a different person, and Jimmy finds his 'odd jobs' for the local crims have also taken a turn for the worst. Will Jimmy go to gaol and can he save his family and his brother...?




  • Pub date: 28 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780143308027
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Sherryl Clark

Sherryl Clark's first children's book was The Too-Tight Tutu which was published in the Aussie Bites series in 1997. Since then she has published almost 30 children's books, including Sixth Grade Style Queen (Not!) and Motormouth. Sherryl is also the author of the Rose books in the Our Australian Girl series. She has had two collections of poetry for adults published by Pariah Press - Edge (1990) and Thicker Than Water (1999), and is a co-editor of Poetrix magazine. Sherryl teaches fiction and poetry writing in the Diploma of Arts - Professional Writing and Editing at Victoria University and Holmesglen TAFE.

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