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Becoming Billy Dare free pdf Paddy secretly boards a ship bound for Australia, only to be shipwrecked at the end of the voyage. Once rescued, he faces the big question: how is he to make his way in this strange new land? On the road with a travelling circus, on the run with a wild child, sleeping rough on the mean streets of Melbourne, Paddy finds help and friendship with Bridie, and learns to live by his wits. Each adventure brings him closer to discovering his true gift...Character, choice and destiny intertwine in this richly detailed historical novel...Meticulous research ...Becoming Billy Dare is, above all, an entertaining book that invites readers and provides inspiration. Jill Swann, Teacher-Librarian...Starting in the 1840s and ending in present-day Australia, the Children of the Wind quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next. ending in present-day Australia, the Children of the Wild quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next.

About Kirsty Murray

Kirsty Murray is the author of four junior novels - Zarconi's Magic Flying Fish (winner of the WA Premier's Children's Book Award, 2001), Market Blues, Walking Home with Marie Claire and Bridie's Fire - and several non-fiction books for children. She has worked as a forest ranger, archivist, artist and teacher, and now is a full-time writer.

Details Book

Author : Kirsty Murray
Publisher : Allen
Data Published : 01 December 2004
ISBN : 1865087351
EAN : 9781865087351
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 264 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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