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  • Published: 23 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780143307648
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $14.99

Our Australian Girl: Daisy All Alone (Book 2)




Follow Daisy on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a hopeful girl in troubled times.

It's 1930 . . . and Daisy's worst nightmare has come true. She's alone on the streets, separated from her family. Things get worse after the police send her to live at the Melbourne Orphanage. At least she doesn't have to scavenge for food scraps anymore, but with no family and no freedom, Daisy is miserable. When she hears some shocking news she decides it's time to plot a daring escape . . .

Follow Daisy on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a hopeful girl in troubled times.

  • Pub date: 23 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780143307648
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Michelle Hamer

Michelle Hamer took 45 years to become a children's author. She started out as a journalist, had seven adult books published, reviewed children's books for The Sunday Age, The Herald Sun and the Courier Mail newspapers, and finally, after all this practice, was ready to write her first children's book: Meet Daisy, as part of Penguin's Our Australian Girl Series. Penguin will publish four books in the Daisy series in 2014.

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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