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' 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)

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y separately published work icon Meet Alice Davina Bell , Melbourne : Penguin , 2012 Z1856363 2012 single work children's fiction 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)

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y separately published work icon Alice and the Apple Blossom Fair Davina Bell , Camberwell : Puffin , 2012 Z1879919 2012 single work children's fiction children's 'It's 1918 and Alice has never felt lonelier. Her father is missing at sea, her brother Teddy is away at war, and she's not allowed to speak to her best friend anymore. Alice tries to forget her worries by having a stall at the Apple Blossom Fair. But when strange events start happening in the town, everything goes wrong. Will the war ever be over, and will life for Alice ever be the same again?' (Back cover).
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y separately published work icon Alice of Peppermint Grove Davina Bell , Melbourne : Puffin , 2012 6551817 2012 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1918 . . . and the war has finally ended. Alice can't wait for Teddy to come home from fighting in Europe so things can go back to normal. But when Mabel gets up to mischief and a handsome stranger returns to Peppermint Grove, life becomes more complicated than ever. Can Alice fix everyone's problems – including her own?

Follow Alice on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a gifted girl in a time of war.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon Peacetime for Alice Davina Bell , Melbourne : Puffin , 2012 6551894 2012 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction

'Alice's mother is sick, and everyone fears that she might have the dreaded Spanish Influenza. Alice begins to dance again to distract herself but soon becomes frustrated at how difficult she finds it. Meanwhile, the family plant a tree for Papa Sir on the Honour Avenue at King's Park and hold a celebration to remember his life, where Alice's brother, Teddy, makes a surprise announcement. But an even bigger shock awaits Alice when someone returns from the past … someone with the power to change her future and make her dreams come true.' (Publisher's blurb)

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First known date: 2012
Last amended 14 Aug 2012 14:51:59
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