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The Lina Stories : Our Australian Girl - Sally Rippin

The Lina Stories

Our Australian Girl

Hardcover

Published: 2nd October 2017
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
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It's 1956 . . . and Lina dreams of being a writer, but her strict Italian parents have other ideas. Now that she's won a scholarship to an expensive girls school, Lina has other troubles, too. But the Melbourne Olympic Games could be an opportunity for Lina to follow her dream of working on the school paper.

Journey with Lina across all four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong. Imaginative, kind and hard-working, Lina is an unforgettable Australian Girl.

Sally Rippin

Sally Rippin was born in Darwin and grew up in South-East Asia. As a young adult she studied traditional Chinese painting for three years in Shanghai and Hangzhou, which inspired her first novel Chenxi and the Foreigner.

Sally is the author of many books for children, including the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series, and the highly acclaimed children's novel Angel Creek. Currently, she lives in Melbourne with her partner and three sons, and writes and illustrates full time.

Sally is a regular fixture at Writing Festivals and Workshops across Australia and overseas. She also teaches Writing for Children at RMIT University, is a mentor for the Australian Society of Authors and is one of the Victorian Premier’s Reading Challenge Ambassadors.

Visit Sally Rippin's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9780143783770
ISBN-10: 0143783777
Series: Our Australian Girl
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 2nd October 2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.9  x 4.3
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1