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  • Published: 30 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143309260
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $12.99

History Mysteries: Diamond Jack




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 . . .

  • Pub date: 30 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143309260
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Author

Mark Greenwood

Mark Greenwood is a history hunter. He enjoys searching for lost explorers and glittering treasure, delving into mysteries and solving famous cold cases. Most of all, he loves sharing the stories that he finds.
Mark's books include The History Mystery series, Jandamarra with Terry Denton and Simpson and his Donkey with Frane Lessac. His award-winning books about Australia's history have been published around the world.

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Praise for History Mysteries: Diamond Jack

“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


Awards & Recognition

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2017 • 8–10 Years


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