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  • Published: 27 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742533315
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 132

Our Australian Girl: A Friend for Grace (Book 2)




Follow Grace on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a convict girl who is given another chance.

It's 1808 . . .
and Grace is on board the ship Indispensable with her friend Hannah.  The girls wonder what the new land will be like – the convict women say there are giant rats and other strange animals!  Then sickness strikes the ship . . . Will they survive to reach the shores of New South Wales?

Follow Grace on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a convict girl who is given another chance.

  • Pub date: 27 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742533315
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 132

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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