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Gold Graves and Glory : Fair Dinkum Histories Series : Book 4 - Jackie French

Gold Graves and Glory

Fair Dinkum Histories Series : Book 4

By: Jackie French, Peter Sheehan (Illustrator)

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Published: 1st February 2009
For Ages: 8+ years old
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For 60,000 years the rest of the world had pretty much left Australia and its Aboriginal nations alone. Then it became a home for Britain's criminals and poor. Now a con man had found gold and suddenly everyone was heading to Australia: adventurers, revolutionaries, camels . . . Australia would never be the same.

About The Author

Jacqueline Anne "Jackie" French (born 29 November 1953) is an award-winning Australian author. She writes mainly children's fiction and books on gardening.

Jackie French was born in Sydney and grew up in Brisbane, but moved to the bush in her early twenties. She is a keen gardener and appeared on the TV series Burke's Backyard. She has written well over a hundred books. Jackie lives in New South Wales, near the small town of Braidwood at Araluen. She began writing when she was 30, in a desperate attempt to get enough money together to register her car. At the time, she was living in a tin shed with a black snake named Gladys and a wombat named Smudge. A hundred and thirty-two books later, she is still writing and is often dubbed Australia's most popular children's writer. Jackie also appears regularly on radio and television.

ISBN: 9781741693164
ISBN-10: 1741693160
Series: Fair Dinkum Histories
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st February 2009
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Dimensions (cm): 20.800 x 13.800