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y separately published work icon Meet Nellie single work   children's fiction   children's   historical fiction  
Is part of Nellie Penny Matthews , 2012 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Meet Nellie
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It's 1849, and Nellie O'Neill is arriving in South Australia on a ship bringing orphan girls from Irish workhouses. Nellie and her best friend, Mary, have left the famine in Ireland far behind, and are full of hopes and dreams for the future. But with no job and no one to turn to, how will Nellie's wishes come true? (Libraries Australia).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2012 .
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      Extent: 105p.
      Description: illus., map
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      • Published: 25/01/2012
      ISBN: 9780143306238 (pbk.)
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    y separately published work icon The Nellie Stories Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin , 2016 8910229 2016 selected work children's fiction

    'It's 1849 and Nellie O'Neill has arrived in South Australia on a ship bringing orphan girls from Irish workhouses. She has left the famine in Ireland far behind, and is full of hopes and dreams for the future. She wants to learn to read, to be part of a family once more and never to be hungry again. Can Nellie make her wishes come true?

    'Join Nellie across all four stories about an Irish girl with a big heart, in search of the freedom to be herself.

    'Brave, adventurous, loyal and clever, Nellie is a remarkable Australian Girl.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Penguin , 2016

Works about this Work

Untitled Jane Crew , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , July vol. 27 no. 3 2012; (p. 39)

— Review of Meet Nellie Penny Matthews , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Nellie and the Secret Letter Penny Matthews , 2012 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jane Crew , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , July vol. 27 no. 3 2012; (p. 39)

— Review of Meet Nellie Penny Matthews , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Nellie and the Secret Letter Penny Matthews , 2012 single work children's fiction
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