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Booms, Busts and Bushfires : Fair Dinkum Histories Series : Book 8 - Jackie French

Booms, Busts and Bushfires

Fair Dinkum Histories Series : Book 8

By: Jackie French, Peter Sheehan (Illustrator)

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Published: 1st February 2011
For Ages: 8+ years old
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Australia had changed before, but slowly. Now everything was fast! Attitudes were evolving, technology was changing every aspect of life, and people were starting to recognise the damage we were doing to our land - and the way Australia's Indigenous people had been mistreated. Our resources had made us a rich country, but how long could the good times last? Join the fireys, goths, yuppies and greenies for the final instalment of the Fair Dinkum Histories. It's history as you've never seen it!

About the Author

Jackie French is a full-time writer who lives near Braidwood in the Araluen Valley, NSW. In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

Jackie French

Jackie was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014/15 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year.  She is also an historian, ecologist, dyslexic, and a passionate worker for literacy, the right of all children to be able to read, and the power of books.

Jackie's writing career spans 25 years, 148 wombats, over 140 books, 36 languages, 3,721 bush rats, and over 60 awards in Australia and overseas. 

Her books range from provocative historical fiction such as Hitler’s Daughter and They Came on Viking Ships to the hilarious international bestseller, Diary of a Wombat with Bruce Whatley, as well as many nonfiction titles such as The Fascinating History of Your Lunch, and To the Moon and Back (with Bryan Sullivan), the history of Australia’s Honeysuckle Creek and man’s journey to the moon.

In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

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ISBN: 9781741697865
ISBN-10: 1741697867
Series: Fair Dinkum Histories S.
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st February 2011
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 13.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.18