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Nipper only wants to be one thing: a lifesaver. In his world they're larger than life, walking, talking heroes. He's too young, but he starts to train in secret, challenging himself in the Bondi surf. But his secret comes to light one hot Sunday in 1938 - a day that was to become infamous.
About the Author
Evan McHugh is a journalist who has written for newspapers, television and radio. His previous books include the bestsellers The Drovers, Shipwrecks: Australia's Greatest Maritime Disasters, Outback Heroes, Outback Pioneers, Birdsville and Outback Stations. Evan's book about true crime in the outback, Red Centre, Dark Heart, won the Ned Kelly Award for best non-fiction in 2008. He lives with his wife in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.
ISBN: 9781743627990 ISBN-10: 1743627998 Series: My Australian Story Audience:
For Ages: 9+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 216 Published: 1st August 2016 Publisher: Scholastic Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.23