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About the book
  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780670078462
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $30.00

The Alice Stories: Our Australian Girl




It's 1918 and Alice's deepest wish is to be a professional ballerina. But as World War One tears her family apart, a battle is being fought in her heart. Can Alice keep everyone together and still make her dreams of dancing come true?

For the first time, read all four Alice stories in one beautiful hardback edition.
It's 1918 and Alice's deepest wish is to be a professional ballerina. But as World War One tears her family apart, a battle is being fought in her heart. Can Alice keep everyone together and still make her dreams of dancing come true?

Journey with Alice across all four exciting stories about a gifted girl in a time of war.

Loyal, creative and passionate, Alice is an enchanting Australian Girl.

  • Pub date: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780670078462
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $30.00

About the Authors

Davina Bell

Davina Bell is a writer from Western Australia. She is the author of the award-winning picture book The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade (illustrated by Allison Colpoys), which won the 2016 Australian Book Industry Award for Best Children’s Book from a Small Publisher, as well as the Alice books in the best-selling Our Australian Girl series. For six years she was a Senior Editor at Penguin Books in the Young Readers Division, where she worked with some of our country’s most beloved children’s book creators. Davina lives and works in Melbourne, where she still dreams about the Western Australian beaches while drinking a lot of very good Melbourne coffee.

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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