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A story of transportation and life in a new world. At the tender age of eight, chimney sweep Tom Appleby is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. As one of the members of the First Fleet, he arrives in a country that seemingly has little to offer - or little that the English are used to, anyway. Luckily, not long after Tom's arrival in the colony, the fair and kind Sergeant Stanley decides to take on Tom as a servant. Together Tom, Sergeant Stanley and his son, Rob, build a house, set up an orchard and a vegetable garden for themselves - and thrive, unlike many others in the new colony. - Publisher's blurb, HarperCollins website

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    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 2004 .
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      Extent: 286p.
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      • Published: 1st December 2010
      ISBN: 0207199426

Works about this Work

Untitled Barbara McNeill , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 19 no. 2 2005; (p. 64)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Untitled Barbara McNeill , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 18 no. 3 2004; (p. 33)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Tom Appleby Convict Boy by Jackie French Blair Mahoney , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 12 no. 3 2004; (p. 19)
Untitled Moira Robinson , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 19 no. 2 2004; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Convict Tale Full of Twists and Treats Ronni Phillips , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 July 2004; (p. 2a)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Young Adult Dianne Dempsey , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 May 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Crackling Good Yarns Margaret MacNabb , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 262 2004; (p. 60-61)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel ; Stoker's Bay Peter D. Jeans , 2003 single work novel ; Ichabod Hart and the Lighthouse Mystery James Roy , 2003 single work children's fiction
Convict Tale Full of Twists and Treats Ronni Phillips , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 July 2004; (p. 2a)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Untitled Moira Robinson , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 19 no. 2 2004; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Untitled Barbara McNeill , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 19 no. 2 2005; (p. 64)

— Review of Tom Appleby : Convict Boy Jackie French , 2004 single work novel
Historical Novels by Jackie French Wendy Michaels , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Classroom , vol. 24 no. 3 2004; (p. 21-22)
Tom Appleby Convict Boy by Jackie French Blair Mahoney , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 12 no. 3 2004; (p. 19)
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