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Evan's Gallipoli - Kerry Greenwood

Paperback Published: 1st April 2013
ISBN: 9781743311356
Number Of Pages: 216
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old

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A gripping novel about an incredible journey behind enemy lines, told in diary form.

Fourteen-year-old Evan Warrender travels with his father to the Dardenelles, where they intend to provide succour to the Allied soldiers. When they are captured by the Turks, they are launched into an epic journey, living on their wits and the kindness of strangers as they escape and travel through Turkey, back to Greece and finally home to Australia. Along the way they meet unlikely friends and companions, some of whom have deep secrets. And when Evan's own secret is revealed, we realise just how incredible the journey has truly been.

Evan's fascinating survival story takes readers beyond the frontline and creates an all-encompassing account of this significant time in our military history. Impeccably researched, this is an eye-opening adventure story that cleverly explores both sides of the war.

About the Author

Kerry Greenwood's novels include the Corinna Chapman series and the Phryne Fisher mysteries, recently made into a TV series for ABC1. She is also the author of several books for young adults and the Delphic Women series. When she is not writing she is an advocate in Magistrates' Court for the Legal Aid Commission. She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered Wizard.

ISBN: 9781743311356
ISBN-10: 1743311354
Audience: Children
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1

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Kerry Greenwood

About the Author


Kerry has written twenty novels, a number of plays, including The Troubadours with Stephen D'Arcy, is an award-winning children's writer and has edited and contributed to several anthologies. In 1996 she published a book of essays on female murderers called Things She Loves: Why women Kill.

The Phryne Fisher series (pronounced Fry-knee, to rhyme with briny) began in 1989 with Cocaine Blues which was a great success. Kerry has written sixteen books in this series and says that as long as people want to read them, she can keep writing them.

When she is not writing she is an advocate in Magistrates' Court for the Legal Aid Commission. She is not married, has no children and lives with a registered Wizard.

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