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y separately published work icon Australia's Nightingale : Nellie Melba single work   picture book   biography   children's  
Is part of The Inspirational Australian Women Series Cassy Liberman , 2016 series - author biography
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Australia's Nightingale : Nellie Melba
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'This is the first picture book about Nellie Melba and it elegantly portrays a yesteryear of privilege. It was a time when women weren’t encouraged to pursue a career or even become educated, but Nellie’s father, luckily, had different views and so she was sent to a progressive girls’ school. Music was also a big part of her life and, enriched by her mother’s passion for it, she grew up believing in her talent. She had a solid foundation for success and with hard work and taking every opportunity that came her way she became one of Australia’s most famous women.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Malvern, Unley area, Adelaide - South / South East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Brolly Books , 2016 .
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      Extent: 52p.p.
      ISBN: 9781925386042
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