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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Our Australian Girl
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  • For further information, see the Our Australian Girl website, http://www.ouraustraliangirl.com.au/

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y separately published work icon Letty Alison Lloyd , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011- Z1758688 2011 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1841 and Letty is farewelling Lavinia, her older sister who is embarking on a long sea voyage to Australia. There's a mix-up and Letty stays on board and finds herself setting sail for NSW as well. Lavinia doesn't want her little sister on the ship and Letty's frightened - what will become of her?

'During this period of history, Britain sent fewer convicts to Australia but also paid people like Lavinia to come as free settlers. In four years, from 1838 - 1841, 40,000 men, women and children emigrated to NSW. Letty's adventures, which unfold in four exciting instalments, [are] the imagined story of one of them.'

Source: Our Australian Girl website, http://www.ouraustraliangirl.com.au/
Sighted: 08/02/2011

Camberwell : Puffin , 2011-
y separately published work icon Poppy Gabrielle Wang , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011- Z1758693 2011 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1864 and Poppy lives at a mission near Echuca in Victoria. Of Indigenous and Chinese heritage, Poppy hates the mission, especially once her brother Gus runs away to pan for gold. Many indigenous children were taken from their parents and placed in missions where they were trained in household chores and as farm hands before being adopted by white families. During the 1850s and 60s, more than a third of the world's gold was found in Victoria and this attracted many people from all over the world.

'Poppy runs away to look for Gus but how will she survive in the bush? And will she ever find Gus? Poppy's story, told in four gripping instalments, is a glimpse into life as an outsider at that time.'

Source: Our Australian Girl website, http://www.ouraustraliangirl.com.au/
Sighted: 08/02/2011

Camberwell : Puffin , 2011-
y separately published work icon Rose Sherryl Clark , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011- Z1758696 2011 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1900 and Rose lives with her family in a big house in Melbourne. She wants to play cricket and have adventures but Rose's ultra-conservative mother won't let her. Then young Aunt Alice, a feisty suffragette, moves in with them and everything changes.

'In 1900, life was very restrictive for women. In most parts of Australia, women weren't allowed to vote, few got the chance to go to university and it was difficult for women to have careers of their own. Girls like Rose and women like Alice had to fight for the rights they felt entitled to. Rose's story, told in four exciting instalments, shows how rebelliousness and courage brought about change, making it possible for Australian girls today to have so many choices.'

Source: Our Australian Girl website, http://www.ouraustraliangirl.com.au/
Sighted: 08/02/2011

Camberwell : Puffin , 2011-
y separately published work icon Grace Sofie Laguna , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011- Z1758699 2011 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1808 and young, orphaned Grace is living in London with her Uncle Ord. Families are starving on the streets, sanitation is poor and jails are overflowing. Uncle Ord is mean to Grace and they have no money. Grace, who is always lonely and hungry, has to work as a "mudlark", searching the muddy bed of the Thames River for objects to sell. After stealing apples, Grace is arrested and transported to Australia as punishment. On board the ship Grace makes a friend, Hannah.

'Grace's story is an example of the way Australia could mean a new beginning and is told in four exciting instalments.'

Source: Our Australian Girl website, http://www.ouraustraliangirl.com.au/
Sighted: 08/02/2011

Camberwell : Puffin , 2011-
y separately published work icon Alice Davina Bell , Melbourne : Penguin , 2012 Z1856366 2012 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction ' It's 1918 . . . and Alice lives with her big family by the Swan River in Perth, while on the other side of the world, the Great War rages. Alice's deepest wish is to become a ballerina, and when she auditions for a famous dance teacher from London, it seems as if her dreams might come true. But then there's a terrible accident, and Alice must ask herself whether there are more important things than dancing. Meet Alice and join her adventure in the first of four stories about a gifted girl in a time of war.' (Publisher's blurb)
Melbourne : Penguin , 2012
y separately published work icon Nellie Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Puffin , 2012- Z1864176 2012 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction Melbourne : Puffin , 2012-
y separately published work icon Ruby Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin , 2012 Z1912046 2012 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction Melbourne : Penguin , 2012
y separately published work icon Lina Sally Rippin , Melbourne : Penguin , 2013 Z1912747 2013 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction Melbourne : Penguin , 2013
y separately published work icon Daisy Michelle Hamer , Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2014 7081568 2014 series - publisher children's fiction historical fiction children's Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2014
y separately published work icon Pearlie Gabrielle Wang , Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2014 7081784 2014 series - author children's fiction children's historical fiction Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2014
y separately published work icon Marly Alice Pung , Melbourne : Penguin , 2015-2016 8495262 2015 series - author children's fiction Melbourne : Penguin , 2015-2016
y separately published work icon The Ruby Stories Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin , 2018 14912590 2018 selected work children's fiction historical fiction

'Read all four vibrant stories and share in Ruby’s adventures as she discovers happiness in a time of great hardship.

'It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she prepares for her twelfth birthday party, Ruby has never been happier, but the world outside is experiencing harder times. Ruby knows that lots of people are losing their jobs, but her own family life seems comfortable and secure . . . until things start falling apart.

'Happy-go-lucky, compassionate and loving, Ruby is an unforgettable Australian Girl.' (Publication summary)

Melbourne : Penguin , 2018

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2011
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2011- .

Works about this Work

Lose Yourself in a Good Book This Holiday 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 September 2011; (p. 38)

— Review of Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction ; Flood Jackie French , 2011 single work picture book ; Hades Alexandra Adornetto , 2011 single work novel ; Poppy Gabrielle Wang , 2011 series - author children's fiction
[Review] Our Australian Girl [et al] Chloe Mauger , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 26 no. 2 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction ; Letty and the Stranger's Lace Alison Lloyd , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Poppy at Summerhill Gabrielle Wang , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Rose on Wheels Sherryl Clark , 2011 single work children's fiction ; A Friend for Grace Sofie Laguna , 2011 single work children's fiction
Ripe for Rescue Ruth Starke , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 333 2011; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Lollylegs Pamela Freeman , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Crusher Kevin Penny Matthews , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Aussie Dog Eleanor Nilsson , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Bungawitta Emily Rodda , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction ; Meet Grace Sofie Laguna , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Meet Letty Alison Lloyd , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Meet Poppy Gabrielle Wang , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Meet Rose Sherryl Clark , 2011 single work children's fiction ; My Story 2000 series - publisher children's fiction
Australian Heroines for Girls Karen Hardy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 8 March 2011; (p. 3)
Off the Shelf : Series Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 12 February 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction
Off the Shelf : Series Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 12 February 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction
Ripe for Rescue Ruth Starke , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 333 2011; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Lollylegs Pamela Freeman , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Crusher Kevin Penny Matthews , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Aussie Dog Eleanor Nilsson , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Bungawitta Emily Rodda , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction ; Meet Grace Sofie Laguna , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Meet Letty Alison Lloyd , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Meet Poppy Gabrielle Wang , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Meet Rose Sherryl Clark , 2011 single work children's fiction ; My Story 2000 series - publisher children's fiction
[Review] Our Australian Girl [et al] Chloe Mauger , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 26 no. 2 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction ; Letty and the Stranger's Lace Alison Lloyd , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Poppy at Summerhill Gabrielle Wang , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Rose on Wheels Sherryl Clark , 2011 single work children's fiction ; A Friend for Grace Sofie Laguna , 2011 single work children's fiction
Lose Yourself in a Good Book This Holiday 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 September 2011; (p. 38)

— Review of Our Australian Girl 2011 series - publisher children's fiction ; Flood Jackie French , 2011 single work picture book ; Hades Alexandra Adornetto , 2011 single work novel ; Poppy Gabrielle Wang , 2011 series - author children's fiction
Australian Heroines for Girls Karen Hardy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 8 March 2011; (p. 3)
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