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Lizzy Newcomb Lizzy Newcomb i(8535695 works by)
Born: Established: Sydney, New South Wales, ;
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My Name Is Lizzie Flynn - A Story Of The Rajah Quilt 2015 single work picture book children's

'Based on the true story of a quilt made by convict women on board the Rajah, bound for Australia.

'Lizzie Flynn has nothing but her name when she boards the Rajah, which is bound for the penal colony of Australia. On board the Rajah the convict women were given a "useful bag" containing among other things fabric and needle and thread. The women were taught to sew and together they made the Rajah quilt which is currently housed in the National Library.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
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