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Is part of The Secret Histories Jackie French , 2015 series - author children's fiction (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Barney and the Secret of the Whales
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'What is the sailor's secret about the treasure of Australia's colony?

'The second book in a series that explores little-known history about Australia's fascinating past.

'Barney Bean is keen to make his fortune and he hears a secret; a sailor's secret about the treasure of the colony.

'But how can chasing whales make you rich? Is adventure at sea worth leaving everything he loves?

'Written by award-winning author Jackie French and superbly illustrated by Mark Wilson, this second book in The Secret Histories series explores how the early colony survived with the wealth from whaling, a little-known secret from Australia's past.' (Publication summary)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2016 .
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      Extent: 144p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 25 January 2016
      ISBN: 9780732299446

Works about this Work

Review : Barney and the Secret of the Whales Wendy Noble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , May 2016; (p. 68)

— Review of Barney and the Secret of the Whales Jackie French , 2016 single work children's fiction
Review : Barney and the Secret of the Whales Vicki Thornton , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 31 no. 1 2016; (p. 35)

— Review of Barney and the Secret of the Whales Jackie French , 2016 single work children's fiction
Barney and the Secret of the Whales (The Secret Histories #2) Grace Nolan , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , March 2016;

— Review of Barney and the Secret of the Whales Jackie French , 2016 single work children's fiction
Barney and the Secret of the Whales (The Secret Histories #2) Grace Nolan , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , March 2016;

— Review of Barney and the Secret of the Whales Jackie French , 2016 single work children's fiction
Review : Barney and the Secret of the Whales Vicki Thornton , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 31 no. 1 2016; (p. 35)

— Review of Barney and the Secret of the Whales Jackie French , 2016 single work children's fiction
Review : Barney and the Secret of the Whales Wendy Noble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , May 2016; (p. 68)

— Review of Barney and the Secret of the Whales Jackie French , 2016 single work children's fiction
Last amended 3 Aug 2017 06:19:04
Subjects:
  • New South Wales,
Settings:
  • 1788-1851
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