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  • Published: 3 October 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143305316
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $17.99

Our Australian Girl: A Home for Grace (Book 4)




It's 1808 . . . and Grace loves caring for baby Alice and working with her mistress, Beth, on the property at Rose Hill. 

It's 1808 . . .
and Grace loves caring for baby Alice and working with her mistress, Beth, on the property at Rose Hill.  Grave tries so hard to be a good servant – but still her master, Tom, doesn't trust her.  Does he blame her for what happened to Glory, who is injured and growing sicker every day?  Grace has to do something to help, but who can she turn to?

Join Grace in the final of four exciting stories about a convict girl who is given a second chance.

  • Pub date: 3 October 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143305316
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Authors

Sofie Laguna

Sofie Laguna was born in 1968 in Sydney. She studied to be a lawyer, but after deciding law was not for her, she trained as an actor. Sofie is now an author, actor and playwright.Her books have been named Honour Books and Notable Books in the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and have been shortlisted in the Queensland Premier's Awards. She has been published in the US and the UK and in translation in Europe and Asia. Her picture book with Andrew McLean, On Our Way to the Beach was included in the White Ravens 2005 annual selection of outstanding international children's books by the International Youth Library (Associated Project of UNESCO). Her other books include My Yellow Blanky, Too Loud Lily, Surviving Aunt Marsha, Bad Buster and Big Ned's Bushwalk.

Lucia Masciullo

Lucia Masciullo grew up in Livorno, Tuscany, among smells of saltiness and rosemary. She always loved painting and after graduating in Biology she decided to pursue her dream career as an artist. In 2006 she moved to Brisbane and since then has been happily working as a fine art painter and freelance illustrator. She has recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.


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