Black dog books' award-winning history series The Drum uses first-person accounts and non-fiction to bring history roaring to life.
Joan of Arc left home when she was fifteen. At sixteen she led the French army to victory. At nineteen she was burned to death at the stake.
Angel or witch? Saint or heretic? Messenger from God or crazy teenager? Who was Joan of Arc? A true coming of age story about one of the most intriguing women in history.
"What a read!"
— Margo Lanagan
"History as it should be written. Here we discover the real Joan of Arc."
— James Moloney
About the Author
Lili Wilkinson remembers the day in Beijing when she learnt to read 'in her head'. She was six and has been immersed in the world of books since. It's an obsession she shares with her mother, Carole Wilkinson (the China trip was the germ that sprouted the award-winning Dragonkeeper).
Lili was first published when she was only eleven, in Voiceworks, a creative writing magazine for young people. Following an honours degree in Creative Arts and six months of teaching English in Japan, Lili began working at the Centre for Youth Literature, State Library of Victoria.
Lili lives in inner Melbourne, and loves reading, quality TV, the work of Jim Henson and Japanese food.
Series: Drum Ser.
For Ages: 9+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 10
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 1st May 2006
Dimensions (cm): 21.000 x 14.000 x 1.500
Weight (kg): 0.238