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y separately published work icon Nellie's Quest single work   children's fiction   children's  
Is part of Nellie Penny Matthews , 2012 series - author children's fiction (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Nellie's Quest
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'It's 1850 and Nellie's best friend, Mary, is gravely ill. To provide Mary with the care she needs, Nellie must break a promise and go on a quest to find the Thompson family. But will they be able to help? And who will Nellie turn to when her own life is in danger?

'Follow Nellie on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about an Irish girl with a big heart, in search of the freedom to be herself.' (Publisher's blurb)

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    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Liddell - Ravensworth area, Singleton area, Hunter Valley, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales,: Penguin Books , 2012 .
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      Extent: 105p.
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      • Published 2 July 2012
      ISBN: 9780143306252 (pbk.) :
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    y separately published work icon The Nellie Stories Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin , 2016 8910229 2016 selected work children's fiction

    'It's 1849 and Nellie O'Neill has arrived in South Australia on a ship bringing orphan girls from Irish workhouses. She has left the famine in Ireland far behind, and is full of hopes and dreams for the future. She wants to learn to read, to be part of a family once more and never to be hungry again. Can Nellie make her wishes come true?

    'Join Nellie across all four stories about an Irish girl with a big heart, in search of the freedom to be herself.

    'Brave, adventurous, loyal and clever, Nellie is a remarkable Australian Girl.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Penguin , 2016
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