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Delve into some of Australian history's most baffling mysteries!

In March 1942, an aircraft prepares for a desperate midnight escape, taking refugees to safety in Australia. Just before take-off, the pilot is entrusted with a mysterious, wax-sealed package.But when the plane is shot down by the enemy and crash lands on the Kimberley coast, the package is forgotten. Until someone stumbles across the find of a lifetime . . .

Reviews

This book recounts the tale of one of Australia's great mysteries, delivering history in an exciting way for young readers. Sticking closely to known historical facts, Greenwood's lively and engaging prose will have children wanting to know more.

Troy Lennon, Daily Telegraph

History buffs will not want to miss out on a new series from Australian author Mark Greenwood.

Sunday Mail, Adelaide

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143309260

    January 30, 2017

    Puffin

    96 pages

    RRP $12.99

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    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781760146528

    January 30, 2017

    Penguin eBooks (AU YR)

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    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    Or

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Awards and Recognition

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2017
    Shortlisted
    8–10 Years

Also by Mark Greenwood

History Mysteries: The Last Tiger
History Mysteries: Lasseter's Gold
History Mysteries: The Lost Explorer

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