Rose's journey continues in this, the second of four books about a Federation girl who's determined to do things her way.
Rose's Mother and Aunt Alice are fighting again, and Rose is caught in the middle. So when it looks as if Aunt Alice might leave, it's up to Rose to fix things! Will Rose ever be allowed to follow her own dreams and go to school? Will Aunt Alice really go to Adelaide, leaving Rose behind? And what is the matter with Edward? Rose on Wheels will have the hearts of young readers racing as they follow Rose's quest to be herself.
About The Author
Sherryl Clark's first children's book was The Too-Tight Tutu which was published in the Aussie Bites series in 1997. Since then she has published almost 30 children's books, including Sixth Grade Style Queen (Not!) and Motormouth . She has had two collections of poetry for adults published by Pariah Press - Edge (1990) and Thicker Than Water (1999), and is a co-editor of Poetrix magazine. Sherryl teaches fiction and poetry writing in the Diploma of Arts - Professional Writing and Editing at Victoria University and Holmesglen TAFE.
About The Illustrator
Lucia Masciullo grew up in Livorno, Tuscany, among smells of saltiness and rosemary. She always loved painting and after graduating in Biology she decided to pursue her dream career as an artist. In 2006 she moved to Brisbane and since then has been happily working as a fine art painter and freelance illustrator. She has recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.
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Comments about Rose on Wheels:
Bought for my granddaughter - 10 year old. I started reading this SERIES to my 7year old granddaughter; I LOVE THEM, they both love them. Australian Historical Fiction
Series: Our Australian Girl
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 2nd May 2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Number: 2