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  • Published: 23 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780670077540
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 444
  • RRP: $30.00

Our Australian Girl: The Grace Stories




Meet Grace and join her on a historical adventure about a convict girl who is given a second chance. All four Grace stories in one edition, with a bonus chapter at the end!

For the first time, read all four Grace stories in one beautiful hardback edition.
It's 1808 . . .
and Grace's world is about to change - from her tough life as a mudlark on the River Thames in London, to the adventures and challenges she faces as a servant girl in a new country.

Journey with Grace across all four exciting stories about a convict girl who's given a second chance.
Dreamy, thoughtful, brave and compassionate, Grace is an unforgettable Australian Girl.
 

  • Pub date: 23 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780670077540
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 444
  • RRP: $30.00

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. She moved to Australia in 2007 and since then she has been happily working as an illustrator. She has illustrated more than 20 books, among which are the CBCA Honour Book and Prime Minister Award short-listed Come Down, Cat! by Sonya Hartnett, and the Our Australian Girl series. She now lives on the Gold Coast.


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